Sens. Sweeney & Kean, Chancellor Cantor, Nellie McKay & more on NJTV


ICYMI: Michael Aron series return to NJTV on March 14th!


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

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

  • U.S. Senator Bob Menendez faces potential federal corruption charges.
  • Conflict in Trenton surrounding Port Authority reform legislation.
  • Vehicle salt damage during and after snow storms.
  • Truck drivers have compliance issues with mandatory rest periods.
  • An exhibit at the Zimmerli Museum called Picturing War features war-related photos from a variety of conflicts.
  • Snow removal budget cuts.
  • FEMA commits to more reviews of previously-rejected Hurricane Sandy insurance claims.

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



Friday, 3/6 at 10:30pm

The guys from Driving Jersey visited Asbury Park’s legendary Stone Pony during a battle of the bands competition. And later spent some time with the Red Bank Roller Vixens, one of Jersey’s newest women’s roller derby teams…this one is a family affair. Learn more about DRIVING JERSEY here



Saturday, 3/7 at 7pm

Hailed by the New Yorker as “funny and touching, ceaselessly clever and scarily talented,” Nellie McKay bedazzles with interpretations of American classics like “Wonderful Guy”, “The Gentleman is a Dope” and “Knock on Wood” that are both captivating and fresh. McKay, who also plays the piano and banjo, truly shines during her original songs including “Bodega”, “One’s on the Way” and “Politan”. The program, taped at th New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, also includes Q&A between McKay and host Ted Chapin. Learn more about AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC here




Saturday, 3/7 at 6am, 12:30pm and 6pm & Sunday, 3/8 at 8am and 12pm

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production   

As part of the New Jersey Capitol Report’s “Legislative Leaders” series, Steve Adubato interviews key legislators from the NJ Senate Chamber at the Statehouse in Trenton.  In this episode, NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney tackles the public pension crisis, a millionaire tax and more.  Next, Senator Tom Kean shares his thoughts on the public pension fund crisis, the Opportunity Scholarship Act, and the importance of creating new jobs in New Jersey.

#2514- The Human Side of CrimeCAUCUS: NEW JERSEY

Saturday, 3/7 at 12pm & Sunday, 3/8 at 8:30am and 11:30am

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production   

 The Human Side of Crime

Nationally, two-thirds of people released from state prisons are arrested again; half of those will end up back inside. When the ex-offenders return to their communities, they often are not prepared for this transition.  In New Jersey, the Community Education Centers’ residential re-entry programs have produced a 30-50% reduction in the rate of recidivism through programs that teach structure, responsibility, and new ways of interacting with others. This panel will discuss the positive changes a person can make to become an upstanding citizen.


Dr. Esther Deblinger-Sosland  (640x480)LIFE AND LIVING WITH JOANNA GAGIS

Saturday, 3/7 at 2pm

A Caucus Educational Corporation Production    

 Marielaine Mammon, Chairperson for the Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts at County College of Morris discusses the growth of the program and the importance of expanding the arts.

Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute co-founder and co-director Dr. Esther Deblinger talks about the alarmingly high incidence of sexual abuse of children age six and younger by people they know, as well as providing concrete language for parents to talk with their children about staying safe from sexual predators.

Joanna Gagis goes on location to the Montclair Film Festival to talk with filmmaker Marcus Haney about “No Camera’s Aloud,” which chronicles his experiences sneaking into some of the world’s largest music festivals.

For more information about CAUCUS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION programming, visit


Sunday, 3/8 at 8pm

 Joseph Bonaparte – Napoleon’s older brother – came to America in the 1800s, living in Philadelphia and then Bordentown, New Jersey, where he built a magnificent estate along the Delaware River. There he designed elaborate gardens, entertained leading figures of the day, and surrounded himself with the largest and most important collection of European fine and decorative art in America. Find out more in Bonaparte’s Retreat, a State of the Arts documentary.  Learn more about STATE OF THE ARTS here


Sunday, 3/8 at 9:30am and 7pm; Tuesday, 3/10 at 11:30pm

Chancellor Nancy Cantor
She’s been Chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark for just over one year, but that’s been long enough to shake things up – and not just in the classroom. With an emphasis as much on diversity and civic engagement as on academics, Nancy Cantor declares, We are not just in Newark; we are of Newark” on this week’s edition of “Due Process.” Cantor, the former President and Chancellor of Syracuse University, is known nationally for her work on universities as anchor institutions –  vehicles for meaningful change – in America’s troubled cities. Newark is already feeling the impact.

Learn more about DUE PROCESS here


Steve Adubato, Sen. Steve Sweeney

The Human Side of Crime Panel

Joanna Gagis, Dr. Esther Deblinger-Sosland

Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark