TUTV receives 16 nominations from the Mid-Atlantic Emmy© chapter

Emmy AwardThe Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) released the nominations for the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Emmy© Awards, and Temple students received more nominations in the College section than any other university, with a total of 16 finalists in 6 categories ranging from cultural affairs to sports. TUTV original shows Temple Update, OwlSports Update, and We Need to Talk were included in the list of nominations. Additionally, four out of six students nominated in the Talent category are from TUTV.

Check out the full list of Temple nominations below and watch the nominated programs:


Inside the Nest: November 19, 2019
Addison Hunsicker, Senior Producer
Jimmy Freas, Producer
Sean Rodman, Producer
Ben Zimmerman, Graphics Coordinator
Patrick Bertoni, Chief Photographer/Editor
Kevin Rice, Photographer/Editor
Dom Gillaspy, Reporter
Ray Dunne, Reporter
Dan Wilson, Anchor
Brooklyn Vaughan, Anchor

OwlSports Update: February 27, 2020
Jack Byrne, Producer/Director
Will Meade, Producer
Jimmy Freas, Assistant Director
Tom Hughes, Graphics Coordinator
Dom Gillaspy, Anchor/Writer
Brooklyn Vaughan, Anchor/Writer

Temple Update: April 18, 2019
Asad Bokhari, Supervising Producer
Keith Aversa, Producer
Arian Fulcher, Producer
Qadree Fletcher, Director
Jon Dowding, Anchor
Zuri Hoffman, Anchor
Brianna Dent, Reporter/Videographer
Maxwell Bass, Videographer And Editor
Colin Faughnan, Technical Director
Peter Jaroff, Advisor

Temple Update: March 12, 2020
Monica Logroño, Supervising Producer
Aleeya Mayo, Producer
Qadree Fletcher, Director
Victoria Lucas, Anchor
Adam Miller, Anchor
Jack Harrison, Technical Director
Brian Matheis, Editing Manger
Clement Baa-Adomako, Editing Manager
Peter Jaroff, Advisor


Notre Dame Fire Aftermath Live Report
Brianna Dent, Reporter/Videographer
Maxwell Bass, Videographer/Editor
Peter Jaroff, Advisor

Spotted Lanternflies Invade Temple’s Campus
Lianna Golden, Student

Temple Medicine Gun Violence Study
Victoria Lucas, Reporter, Writer
Jake Zebley, Videographer
Maxwell Bass, Graphic Designer


We Need to Talk
Tanjeen Twinkle, Producer/Host
Jenna Song, Producer/Host
Lianna Golden, Host
Imzadi Davis, Host
Luv’En-Ya Rowland, Announcer
Kenny Cooper, Technical Director
Marybeth Gerdelmann, Writer
Qadree Fletcher, Director
Edward Dress, Faculty Advisor


Belinda Kings
Solmaira Valerio, Student

Temple Pilots: Strays
Tyler Crystal, Showrunner
Darryl Loke, Writer/Director
Lindsay Gorsen, Producer
Claire Sackman, Producer
Jackson Kirchhoff, Production Coordinator
Edward Dress, Faculty Advisor
Paul Gluck, Faculty Advisor

Gabrielle Messere, Student/Producer


Being A Walk-On — On the Water
Jake Jesberger, Producer
Nolan Schweitzer, Photog/Editor


Brooklyn Vaughan
Dan Wilson
Kenneth Cooper Jr.
Sean McGeehan

Student Project Showcase returns to TUTV

TUTV Student Project Showcase, a program featuring a collection of original comedy shorts written, acted and directed by Temple students, returns to TUTV on August 4. A whole new set of students contributed to the creation of this hour-long special.

The Showcase is a collection of student projects ranging in format from quiz show, to parody advertisement, to late night comedy show, from Professor Matt Fine’s Media Studies and Production course.

Watch it on TUTV this Tuesday, August 4 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Watch “The Future is Pride” now on TUTV

Communication Studies students at Temple University produced “The Future is Pride” remotely for the first-ever digital NYC Pride Human Rights Conference. The student-produced video premiered during the opening of the  “The Future Is” Panel at the conference during NYC Pride in June. It is airing now on TUTV and available to watch below.

Watch Temple Update’s latest broadcast now

Get the latest news from Temple Update, Temple Moment and Lo Último reporters, including updates about Temple Athletics, Commencement, and budget cuts.

Temple Update News Briefs

天普时刻 | Temple Moment News Briefs

Lo Último


Your Best life returns to TUTV this Monday

Your Best Life with Lisa Bien

A new special one-and-a-half-hour long retrospective episode of Your Best Life revisits some of host Lisa Bien’s favorite interviews.

Formerly known as Bouncing Back, Your Best Life is hosted by Lisa Bien, a professional marketing strategist and Temple Public Relations Professor, who created this program in an effort to give Temple students and other viewers insight into their own misgivings concerning self worth while presenting real life examples of personal struggle with self acceptance.

Tune in Monday, June 15 at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m. for the latest episode.

PHLove COVID-19 Benefit airs on TUTV

PHLove COVID-19 Benefit

We are happy to announce that we will air the PHLove COVID-19 Benefit from last month on TUTV this coming week. The one-hour virtual variety show features Questlove of The Roots, Daryl Hall, Patti LaBelle, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and a collection of celebrities and artists from the City of Brotherly Love, to shine a spotlight on the PHL COVID-19 Fund, which has raised $16 million dollars and aided nearly 400 regional nonprofits since being created on March 19.

John Middleton, the managing partner of the Phillies, and his family organized the event to benefit the fund.

Tune in to TUTV on Tuesday, June 9 at 1 and 9 p.m. and again on Saturday, June 13 at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m. 

Watch the Klein College #TempleMade Day on Wed

Klein College #TempleMade Day Toast

The Klein College of Media and Communication special on-air toast to graduating seniors from May 7 will air on TUTV in full this week. The fully virtual event allowed for faculty and staff to virtually connect with the class of 2020, and their families and friends, to celebrate their achievements at Temple.

Watch to hear personal messages from Dean Boardman and special guests this Wednesday, June 10 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Black Lives Matter at TUTV

Black Lives Matter

We at TUTV stand in full support and solidarity with the above message and all who are fighting against racial injustice right now.  Below is a list of informational links, posts, or articles that can help those looking for ways to help change the world:

New, virtual “Temple Experience” premieres Wed

Temple Experience: Spring 2020

In a new episode of The Temple Experience, Media Studies and Production students chat about their time at Temple, including the recent online semester, on Zoom. Topics covered during the program include their life during quarantine, their experience taking classes online, the tremendous support they’ve received from Temple’s faculty and staff, their hopes for the future, and messages of encouragement for high school seniors and future Owls.

Tune to TUTV this Wednesday, June 3 at 1 and 9 p.m. for the premiere of this new episode.

Short film “Copsi” has its TUTV premiere this Wed


TUTV will air a short narrative film in Farsi with subtitles on Wednesday from Film and Media Arts graduate student Mehrnoosh Fetrat, who both wrote and directed the picture. The story follows a group of friends and lovers whose aspirations and relationships interplay in complex ways.

A young couple (Mojdeh and Reza) are hosting Reza’s old friend Edmon in their house. Mojdeh has always wanted to become a journalist for Boojga news network. Reza is a studious but unsuccessful filmmaker. From the beginning, Edmon grows fond of Mojdeh who is a reclusive painter. Edmon leaves the country and the circumstances get worse for Reza and Mojdeh.

Tune in for the premiere this Wednesday, June 3 at 2 and 10 p.m.

New episode from The Temp airs Wed

The Temp
Student reporters take on a range of topics including gun violence, fake news, and the popularity of astrology in the second ever episode of TUTV show The Temp.

Anchors Mydia Alonso and Kait Kowalski present in-depth stories  on social, lifestyle, and political issues from reporters Kyla Jackson, Kyra Sobel, Jacqueline Greene, Tink Bradley, Dyandra Harrison, and Emmanuella Pierre.

Watch the premiere this Wednesday, May 27 at 2 and 10 p.m. on TUTV.

TUTV would like to wish everyone a Happy Memorial Day this year

Happy Memorial Day! Remember and Honor

Stuck at the house? Tune into TUTV! Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend by taking a time machine to a past America with TUTV’s <em>Remembering When</em> marathon starting at 10 a.m. Monday. It’s a good time to remember and reflect on those who have have sacrificed in service to our country.

Starting at 10 a.m., TUTV is presenting a marathon of Remembering When, which presents nostalgic footage of days gone past and shows from the beginning of television programming in the United States. We’ll air programs you may recognize, like Dragnet, The Lone Ranger, and The Betty White Show, as well as Buster Keaton specials and the Howdy Doody. Tune in to Comcast 50, Verizon 45 or online.

New “Advice from the Classroom” segment now on TUTV

TUTV Presents Advice from a Classroom

TUTV has been doing all we can to use our platform to help support schoolchildren, families, and teachers during the coronavirus lockdown. Now, in addition to airing children’s educational programming daily, TUTV is working with the early education experts on faculty at Temple University’s College of Education to offer ADVICE FROM THE CLASSROOM, a special series designed to aid those folks now teaching their children at home.

Created in a landmark collaboration with the  College of Education, TUTV and Temple’s Center for Media and Information Literacy, “Advice from the Classroom” is a new program for parents featuring smart ways to make learning at home engaging and fun. The short videos distill concise instructions and valuable insights on how to foster learning with easy and simple techniques.

The first installments are by Dr. Sabina Neugebauer, Professor of Early Childhood Education, who will explain how to help your child learn new vocabulary words. In addition to these videos, we will be offering written guides on our website to go along with each lesson.

Watch all the segments online now and keep an eye on this space for new installments, which will also air throughout the day on our TV station in between programs.

New foreign language film by grad student airs Wed

America movie poster

TUTV will air a short narrative film in Farsi with subtitles on Wednesday from Film and Media Arts graduate student Mehrnoosh Fetrat, who both wrote and directed the picture. The story follows an Iranian journalist couple wants to move to America to escape the difficulties of their country. The wife receives a visa, but her husband doesn’t. He stays in Iran, watching from afar as his wife find success on television, and falls into a state of depression.

Tune in to watch America on TUTV this Wednesday, May 20 at 2 and 10 p.m.

Classic Philly-area kids show Captain Noah comes to TUTV!

Captain Noah and His Magical Ark

Many who grew up in the Philadelphia area will remember tuning into Captain Noah and His Magical Ark, a television program for children that aired from 1967 to 1994 on 6abc (WPVI-TV).

TUTV received special permission from the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia and Bernie Prazenica, President of 6abc, in order to air this fondly-remembered classic program.

Captain Noah was a Temple alum, an ordained Lutheran minister, and a former police chaplain. His long-running program featured cartoons, music, puppets, and more.

We will begin airing Captain Noah regularly on TUTV starting on Wednesday, May 13 at 5 p.m. during our new kids-focused weekly programming block, Temple TV Kid’s Club.

Captain Noah and His Magical Ark