August 31, 2018 at 5:30 am

The gloves came off on Long Island, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced off against Cynthia Nixon at the democratic gubernatorial debate hosted by Hofstra University. We’ve got the score card on how many punches were thrown, and who took the hardest hits. As the tri-state region swelters through this seemingly endless heatwave, we’re taking a look at the reason it’s even hotter in Manhattan. Find out why! The marquee at the Neil Simon Theater along with the rest of Broadway theaters go dark in honor of the prolific playwright and comic genius. Join us as we take a look back at a man who left us a legacy of laughter.

Aired on August 30, 2018.


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