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Weeknights at 6pm, 7:30pm and 11pm

 Get the latest headlines and issues from across the state, on air and online.   Tonight’s program, guest-hosted by Michael Hill, includes coverage of these topics and more  (subject to change):

·        The annual Chamber of Commerce Walk To Washington trip.

·        Weather-related pipe damage in Morristown.

·        A recent West Virginia train derailment raises concern for trains carrying oil through New Jersey municipalities.

·        Concern in Hamilton about PARCC test preparation taking away from classroom instruction.

 Click here to watch tonight’s program & get more news at NJTV NEWS online

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Thursday, 2/19 at 7pm

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production    

 Father-and-son team Willie Geist, from the TODAY Show and MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and Bill Geist, author, columnist and contributor to CBS Sunday Morning, share their motivation behind collaborating on their new book, “Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees…and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have,” and stories of growing up in New Jersey.

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Saturday, 2/21 at 6am, 12:30pm and 6pm & Sunday, 2/22 at 8am and 12pm

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production   

 Ronald Chillemi, Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, explains that insurance fraud is hurting the economy and how often people across New Jersey are providing false information to insurance companies while making claims.  (photo attached)
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes discusses the biggest challenges that Passaic County faces and what the community must do to stay engaged.
Dr. Gale E. Gibson, President of Essex County College, believes career readiness must be included in every college student’s experience.

 2512-Breaking-the-Silence-Speaking-Out-About-Addiction-2CAUCUS: NEW JERSEY

Saturday, 2/21 at 12pm & Sunday 2/22  at 8:30am and 11:30am

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production   

Breaking the Silence:  Speaking out About Addiction Meet three middle/upper-middle class mothers who share harrowing tales of their children’s progressive reliance on alcohol and other drugs, which ultimately lead to heroin addiction. Hear about the changes in their kids’ appearance and demeanor that, in retrospect, signaled trouble.   They are here to share both their pain and the wisdom they have gained from their unfathomable loss, to share stories of resilience and to gain support for legislators to further regulate how physicians prescribe opiate painkillers.

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Saturday, 2/21 at 2pm

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production    

 ·        Host Joanna Gagis sits down with Interior Designer and Lifestyle Expert, Vanessa DeLeon Bournias, to discuss her “glamilistic” style and her career in interior design.

·        Applegate Co-Founder Christopher Ely discusses the company’s rich history and mission to change the way we eat.

·        Steven Kern, Director and CEO of the Newark Museum talks about the importance of providing educational programs for students and world class art

For more information about CAUCUS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION programming, visit


Sunday, 2/22 at 8pm

Our Town, Robert Smithson’s New Jersey, Boheme Opera, & Artist Christina Tenaglia:  State of the Arts NJ finds out how the George Street Playhouse’s production of “Our Town,” the iconic play about small town life, has become a way for 21st century urban New Jerseyans to learn about their neighbors and to share their diverse pasts.  Artist Robert Smithson (1938-1973) is best known “Spiral Jetty,” a massive earthwork built on the shore of Utah’s Great Salt Lake. But Smithson, a native of New Jersey, produced many works using materials from the Garden State. State of the Arts NJ visits the exhibit “Robert Smithson’s New Jersey” at the Montclair Art Museum.   Plus, the husband and wife team behind Trenton’s Boheme Opera Company and a visit to the studio of Cape May sculptor Christina Tenaglia.

Learn more about STATE OF THE ARTS here

  14972546854_5ace8bd5bc_z (2)CLASSROOM CLOSE-UP, NJ

Sunday, 2/22 at 7:30am, 12:30pm & 7:30pm

 Visit the NJEA Convention – including a session with Finnish teacher and scholar Pasi Sahlberg and Education Commissioner David Hespe. Also on the show, Bergen County Academies in Hackensack run a program called “Empathy and Dialog in the Middle East.” Finally, Somerset County Vocational Technical High School Graphic Communications Program teaches hands-on production and business experience.

 Learn more about CLASSROOM CLOSE-UP here



Tuesday, 2/24 at 2pm

NJTV will broadcast live coverage of Governor Chris Christie’s delivery of the annual State Budget Address to legislators and the people of New Jersey from Trenton on-air and online.  Coverage will coincide with actual proceedings, expected to begin at 2pm,  followed by reaction and expert analysis. Media pool information and details for watching the livestream on to follow.


Wednesday, 2/25 at 8pm

In this episode, the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Hairspray, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman take center stage.

Joining them to perform their music are Marilyn Maye, Micailah Lockhart, Alex Stone and Annie Golden, who belts out a rousing rendition of “Good Morning Baltimore.” to kick off the program. The show is a joyous journey through their careers including songs that Marc Shaiman earned five Oscar nominations for: “A Wink and a Smile” (Toy Story), “Blame Canada” (South Park, Bigger, Longer and Uncut). Several memorable tunes from their NBC program “Smash” are also performed: “(They Just Keep) Moving the Line”, “Second Hand White Baby Grand” and “I Can’t Let Go.” However, Shaiman steals the program with solo performances of “Big, Blonde, & Beautiful” (Hairspray) and “Simply Second Nature” (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).


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