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NJTV TO BROADCAST SPECIAL REPORT ON RUTGERS BASKETBALL SCANDAL TONIGHT AT 7PM

In the wake of the Rutgers University Basketball scandal, NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network,  announced it will air and livestream an NJTV Special Report: Rutgers: Anatomy of a Scandal tonight at 7pm ET (check local listings). 

Anchored by Mike Schneider, the managing editor of the network’s weeknight news program, NJ Today with Mike Schneider, the network’s news team will evaluate the Rutgers University sports scandal that is making headlines across the country.  Through key interviews and news clips, the NJTV Special Report: Rutgers: Anatomy of a Scandal will analyze the controversy surrounding former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice, whose physically and verbally-abusive coaching techniques were caught on tape by a fellow staffer.  Rice’s actions have led to his dismissal, the resignation of other university staff and an FBI extortion investigation.

Tonight’s NJTV Special Report will give viewers a snapshot assessment of what lead to the upheaval, the actions being taken by the university and authorities, and what lies ahead.

NJTV Special Report: Rutgers: Anatomy of a Scandal premieres tonight, April 8 at 7pm and will encore at 11:30pm.  It will be available online at njtvonline.org.