CUNY TV Will Broadcast Over Seven Hours of Broadway Interviews on Tony Sunday

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05 Jun 2014

CUNY TV will celebrate the 68th Annual Tony Awards June 8 with seven-and-a-half hours of Broadway interviews related to this year's nominees.

The programs will begin airing Tony Sunday at 12:30 PM ET and continue up until 8 PM, when the 2014 Tony Awards is broadcast on CBS.

CUNY TV is broadcast in the tri-state area on Ch. 25.3, and cablecast in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Time Warner and Optimum), Ch. 77 (RCN) and Ch. 30 (Verizon FiOS).

The programming for the Tony-themed marathon follows:

12:30 PM
Songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, plus Jessie Mueller from Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Co-hosted by Michael

1 PM
CUNY TV Special: 2014 Tony Awards Preview
Hosts: Pat Collins and Harvey Fierstein. Interviews with Tyne Daly, Sarah Greene, Lena Hall, Joshua Henry, James Monroe Iglehart, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Andy Karl, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Terrence McNally, Michael Mayer, Jefferson Mays, Alan Menken, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Bryce Pinkham, Anika Noni Rose, Tony Shalhoub and Leigh Silverman.



1:30 PM
Theater Talk
Tony Predictions, with Jesse Green (New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out.com), and Patrick Pacheco (Los Angeles Times). Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

2 PM
Theater Talk
Composer/lyricist Steven Lutvak performs songs from A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

2:30 PM
Theater Talk
Mothers and Sons, with playwright Terrence McNally and actress Tyne Daly. Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

3 PM
Theater Talk
Actresses LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose from A Raisin in The Sun, plus director Casey Nicholaw and actor James Monroe Iglehart from Aladdin. Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

3:30 PM
Theater Talk
Playwright Harvey Fierstein talks about his new play Casa Valentina. Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

4 PM
Conversations with William M. Hoffman
Guest: Darko Tresnjak, on A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Part 1 of 2.

4:30 PM
Conversations with William M. Hoffman
Guest: Darko Tresnjak, on A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Part 2 of 2.

5 PM
TimesTalks

Featured are Neil Patrick Harris, John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask on Hedwig and the Angry Inch, interviewed by A.O. Scott.

6 PM
Theater Talk
Songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, plus Jessie Mueller from Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

6:30 PM
CUNY TV Special: 2014 Tony Awards Preview
Hosts: Pat Collins and Harvey Fierstein. Interviews with Tyne Daly, Sarah Greene, Lena Hall, Joshua Henry, James Monroe Iglehart, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Andy Karl, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Terrence McNally, Michael Mayer, Jefferson Mays, Alan Menken, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Bryce Pinkham, Anika Noni Rose, Tony Shalhoub and Leigh Silverman.

7 PM
Theater Talk
Critics Ben Brantley (The New York Times), Peter Marks (The Washington Post) and Terry Teachout (The Wall Street Journal) assess the season. Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.

7:30 PM
Theater Talk
Tony Predictions, with Jesse Green (New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out.com), and Patrick Pacheco (Los Angeles Times). Co-hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins.