Weekend TV

Reporters Roundtable with Michael Aron

Josh McMahon of newjerseynewsroom.com, John Reitmeyer of The Record, Lisa Fleisher of The Star-Ledger and yours truly, Matt Friedman of PolitickerNJ.com, discuss Governor Christie’s unemployment benefits plan, the pension reform bill, Christie’s executive order on authorities and the Schundler confirmation hearing.

Airs: Tonight at 7:00, Sunday at 10am on NJN

On the Record

Governor Chris Christie’s talk to mayors at NJ State League of Municipalities event

Airs: Sunday at 9am and 11am, Monday at 6:30am on NJN

New Jersey Now

A special Black History Month episode: “Making an Impact.”  Stories include a look back at the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro Lunch Counter Boycott and how it has impacted and inspired people in New Jersey; a profile of the New Jersey town of Lakeside, the country’s first independent self-governing African-American community north of the Mason-Dixon line; the impact of the Martin Luther King Holiday on our society. The show will also focus on the former Slave Trade in New Jersey and how it affected New Jersey history: a visit to a restored plantation in the Camden area and a tour of a former slave plantation below the Mason-Dixon Line. Lastly, the story of Jersey City cop-turned-Assemblyman Charles Mainor (D-Jersey City), on his efforts to help local kids graduate and go to college.

Airs: Sunday at 12pm on My9/WWOR

NJ Power & Politics

Host Laura Jones shares a cake with Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-Westfield) and lobbyist/Somerset County Republican Chairman Dale Florio to celebrate their shared Feb. 24 birthday; Lobbyist Tom Wilson, the former Republican state chairman, gets to appear as well, even though it’s not his birthday. 

Airs: Saturday and Sunday at 10am and 3pm

New Jersey Capitol Report

Steve Adubato, Jr. and Rafael Pi Roman host West Caldwell Mayor Joseph Tempesta, Jr. and Lambertville Mayor David DelVecchio to discuss potential solutions to strengthen New Jersey’s towns and cities;  Ben Dworkin, Director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics at Rider University and Peter Woolley, Executive Director of PublicMind at Fairleigh Dickinson University, offer analysis of the challenges Chris Christie faces as he begins his term in office.

Airs: Thirteen: 2/27 at 8:30am
          NJN: 2/28 at 7:00am
          WHYY TV: 2/28 at 11:30am
          FiOS 1: 2/27 and 2/28 at 6:30pm
          FiOS 1: 2/28 at 6:30pm
          WLIW: 2/28 at 9:00am
          WORLD: 3/4  at 7:00am
          WBGO: 3/1 at 7:30pm

Caucus: New Jersey

On the Frontlines: Promoting Civic Participation

Airs: Saturday at 12:30pm on Thirteen, Sunday at 8:30am on NJN Weekend TV