Arts on CUNY TV

Theater Talk

is a series devoted to the world of the stage. It began on New York television in 1993 and is co-hosted by Michael Riedel (Broadway columnist for the ) and series producer Susan Haskins.

CUNY TV Original

Arts in the City

A monthly look at the lively arts scene – film, theatre, art, dance, music and events – in the New York metropolitan area.

CUNY TV Original

Women In Theatre

Interviews with major directors, choreographers, designers, actors, playwrights and producers, hosted by Linda Winer, theatre critic and arts columnist for .

CUNY TV Original

Irish Writers in America

A galaxy of great contemporary writers share intimate thoughts about writing, creativity, and the influences of being Irish or Irish-American

CUNY TV Original

City Cinematheque

The best in world cinema is showcased in . Hosted by Professor Jerry Carlson and co-produced with the Department of Media and communication Arts of The City College, CUNY, each film is followed by lively discussion with scholars, film professionals and critics.

CUNY TV Original


Stylish and modern, is the only program entirely devoted to French cultural events in New York and the United States. This monthly half-hour show includes film releases, book translations, exhibitions, festivals, ballets, concerts and theater productions.

CUNY TV Original

Nueva York

is an Emmy award winning series about Latino culture in New York. The 30-minute show explores the rich textures of Latino society in the city, focusing on politics, art, culture, and the traditions of Spanish-speaking populations across the metropolitan area.

CUNY TV Original

ART or something like it!

is an episodic television series that features artists of all genres, backgrounds and media – music, performance, writing, painting, photography, sculpture, film & video, and more – who share their lives and work. Its mission is to promote New York City's independent art scene by educating and inspiring television viewers around the globe.

CUNY TV Original

Black Writers in America

Each half-hour program presents two separate 15-minute interviews, introduced by actor Ossie Davis, in which the featured writer is able to reveal the thoughts, process, and intellect behind his or her own acclaimed work.

CUNY TV Original

Science Goes to the Movies

, co-hosted by Faith Salie and Dr. Heather Berlin, looks at the science in contemporary motion pictures.

CUNY TV Original

ATW Working In The Theatre

The American Theatre Wing's panel discussion series, , brings together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the Broadway theatre.

CUNY TV Original

National Gallery of Art

A series of fine arts documentaries, produced curated by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Times Talks

Intimate discussions with people of note and New York Times journalists and editors.

Conversations with William H. Hoffman

is CUNY TV 's television series of discussions with major theatre and musical figures of our times, hosted by Professor William M. Hoffman, Professor of Theatre at Lehman College (CUNY).


Classic public television talk program from 1973-1974. was hosted by the late James Day.

Brooklyn College Presents

, the longest running college television program in the nation is a half-hour program that showcases non-fiction and fiction works produced by students in the MFA program at Brooklyn College and the college’s TV Center, BCTV.

Double Je

A monthly show in which Bernard Pivot interviews artists, actors and musicians who were not born in France, but adopted the French culture and language as their own.

Films on CUNY TV

CUNY TV's ongoing film series showcase the best cinematic talent from around the world, often screening rare gems difficult to find elsewhere on your dial.

Ballet On CUNY

From perennial classics -- Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker and Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet -- to modern dances by Kenneth MacMillan and Roland Petit; from Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre to London's Covent Garden, CUNY TV programs ballet productions from around the world on a regular basis.

Opera On CUNY

CUNY TV presents a selection of the finest opera productions throughout the year, featuring stars of yesteryear and today's divas, including Galina Vishnevskaya, Willard White, Luciano Pavarotti, and Cecilia Bartoli.

Invitation to World Literature

Great epics, plays, poetry, and other literary texts have made their way around the world through time and translation, and are still captivating audiences today.

Art Through Time: A Global View

examines themes connecting works of art created around the world in different eras.

Boullion de Culture

Hosted by journalist and interviewer Bernard Pivot, this timeless series that ran from 1991-2001 discussed French culture.

Classic Arts Showcase

Compilation of video clips of vocal performance, concert music, dance, opera, art films and classics of world cinema

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