Spending a year in space. It’s a feat that’s never been accomplished, or documented—until now. We’ll give you a firsthand look at life aboard the international space station, and the Emmy Award-winning film “A Year in Space,” with astronaut Mike Massimino. Aired on January 5 and June 1, 2018.
We’ll take you inside the citizen science project working to restore one billion oysters to New York Harbor by 2030. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos. Major support is provided […]
Could the “Days of Delays” finally be a thing of the past? The MTA unveils an ambitious ten-year plan to modernize your commute. We have the details. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and one of the most anticipated sunsets of the year. Neil deGrasse Tyson joins us with a preview of Manhattanhenge. A new healthcare model is combining medicine […]
A new healthcare model is combining medicine and the arts to help meet the needs of New York City’s veterans. Aired on May 29, 2018.
Brooklyn is the largest of New York City’s boroughs, and it’s caught a lot of flack for being the freshly-gentrified home to New York City’s hipsters. But tonight in this special episode of MetroFocus, we’re only showing you the best of the borough from Coney Island to Bushwick.
The New York Aquarium in Brooklyn is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The Wildlife Conservation Society oversees it and four other zoos in New York, and now this beloved aquarium is getting a face-lift. So what can the city’s marine-life-lovers expect from the changes? Cristian Samper, President and CEO of The Wildlife Conservation Society gives us a preview.
It’s the animal you’ve probably never heard of but is “The World’s Most Wanted Animal.” Nature Executive Producer Fred Kaufman is here with the heartbreaking details and a preview of this must see episode. Aired on May 23, 2018.
Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s head of global policy and communications, told us why the company believes its program is a boon to New Yorkers. Tonight New York City’s Comptroller Scott Stringer tells us why he disagrees. Aired May 16, 2018.
As asthma sends thousands of New York City children to the emergency room each year one councilman who represents New York’s “Asthma Alley” is looking to change that. Councilman Costa Constantinides is here with a plan to help our littlest New Yorkers breathe easily. Aired on November 7, December 27, 2017 and May 11, 2018.