Trump in NY, Brokered Convention & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.

The episodes description for tonight, Monday, April 11 follow below. Please note episode descriptions are subject to change. Please visit metrofocus.org for the latest information.

MetroFocus #1100
Monday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6:00 p.m. on THIRTEEN
Brokered Convention Quandary - As the New York state primary inches closer and closer, many are talking about the possibility of a brokered convention with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan ascending to the GOP nomination. But could it really be John Kasich for president with Marco Rubio as his vice president? That's how Seth Abramson, a political contributor at The Huffington Post and an assistant professor at the University of New Hampshire sees it, and he thinks the writing's on the wall.

Is Trump Losing Momentum? - The presidential candidates have continued campaigning in New York as the state approaches the critically important primaries -- now just eight days away. Republican candidate Donald Trump has a sizable double digit lead heading into next week's EMPIRE State vote, with thousands turning out for the billionaire businessman's rallies. But is he starting to lose momentum? New York State Assemblyman Bill Nojay, a Republican and the co-chair for the Trump campaign in the state, has a look at the GOP race.

Jackie Robinson's Widow Reflects on His Legacy - Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play Major League Baseball - a milestone in U.S. history that preceded the Civil Rights movement in the 50s and 60s. In anticipation of "Jackie Robinson," a Ken Burns two-part documentary on the baseball icon (airing on PBS April 11 and 12), we look back at a conversation sportscaster Len Berman had with Rachel Robinson, Jackie Robinson's widow.

Opening "The Door" for Homeless Youth - Have you heard of The Door? Maybe not, but for thousands of young people here in New York City, the organization represents a lifeline and alternative to living on the streets. Executive Director Julie Shapiro and Ely Olivero, who was once homeless and turned her life around with help from the non-profit, talk about how The Door is opening many doors for marginalized young adults and teenagers in the city.

MetroFocus Series Overview MetroFocus is an award-winning multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York and tri-state region. The MetroFocus television program features interviews, in-depth reporting, content from many partners and solutions-oriented reports from the community. Major areas of coverage include sustainability, education, Science and technology, the environment, transportation, poverty and underserved communities. MetroFocus.org amplifies that reporting with daily updates and original stories that also cover culture, government and politics, the economy, urban development and other news in the metropolitan region. More information at: thirteen.org/metrofocus/about-us-faq/



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