News: Local

Metrofocus: May 16, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 16, 2022
Tonight, we explore how a racist conspiracy theory led to the deadly massacre in Buffalo. Also, why is hate thriving in New York state and across the nation? Plus, what can be done to stop it? Our guests are Zach Williams from the New York Post, Oren Segal of the ...
Metrofocus: May 12, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 12, 2022
Tonight, actor and activist George Takei on confronting AAPI hate and celebrating Asian American Heritage. The former Star Trek star weighs in on the surge of anti-Asian attacks and previews his role as Grand Marshal in the first ever upcoming Japan Day parade at New York City’s Central Park.
Metrofocus: May 11, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 11, 2022
After a long, 15 months of darkness, the lights of Broadway are shining bright, once again. And tonight, Broadway’s biggest night is back. We’ll tell you which nominees for the 75th Annual Tony Awards are favored to win with editor in chief of broadway.com, Paul Wontorek. Then, we’ll introduce you ...
AND THE TONY NOMINEES ARE…
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MetroFocus | May 11, 2022
After a long, 15 months of darkness, the lights of Broadway are shining bright, once again. And tonight, Broadway’s biggest night is back. We’ll tell you which nominees for the 75th Annual Tony Awards are favored to win with editor in chief of broadway.com, Paul Wontorek.
Metrofocus: May 10, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 10, 2022
Our Listening In series is back with Mayor Eric Adams in the hot seat, getting grilled by one of New York’s former top prosecutors- Preet Bharara- on his taxes, policing and much more. Also, Ally Hilfiger shares a cautionary tale of how a single tick-bite she suffered as a child ...
PREET BHARARA INTERVIEWS MAYOR ERIC ADAMS
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MetroFocus | May 10, 2022
Our Listening In series is back with Mayor Eric Adams in the hot seat, getting grilled by one of New York’s former top prosecutors- Preet Bharara- on his taxes, policing and much more.
Metrofocus: May 9, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 9, 2022
Joining us tonight for this week's frontpage forecast are Gotham Gazette executive editor Ben Max, political strategist Tom Doherty and criminal defense attorney and NYC Board of Elections commissioner Jodi Morales.
ASIAN COMEDY FEST IS BACK IN NYC
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MetroFocus | May 5, 2022
As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Asian Comedy Fest is returning to New York City. Asian Comedy Fest is the largest national comedy festival dedicated to elevating diverse voices within the AAPI community. Tonight we talk to Ed Pokropski, Executive Director of the ACF and ...
Metrofocus: May 5, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 5, 2022
Asian Comedy Fest is the largest national comedy festival dedicated to elevating diverse voices within the AAPI community. Tonight we talk to Ed Pokropski, Executive Director of the ACF and Dylan Adler, a comedian performing at this year's festival. Then, "End of the Line" director joins us to discuss his ...
ROE V WADE: CONSTITUTIONAL LIBERTY & WHAT’S NEXT?
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MetroFocus | May 4, 2022
New York congressional representative Carolyn Maloney joins us with a look at the restrictive abortion laws set to go into effect should the reversal of Roe V. Wade take place.