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Posts Tagged ‘Toni Senecal’

Two Things We *Really* Didn’t Know About Toni Senecal

ToniSenecalSo far this year, about-town TV chronicler Toni Senecal has reported on everything from the ultimate slice of New York pizza to the vegan oxymoron of a meatless meatball heroes sandwich. It’s all part of her weekly program Toni On!, which airs Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and midnight on WLNY TV/55 and Sundays on CBS 2 at 5:30 a.m.

Westchester Journal News reporter Barbara Livingston Nackman recently caught up with Senecal, who lives in an historic Cortland, NY home with former CNN-journo husband Tracy Shea and their two children. Nackman eases into a list of “Ten Things You Might Not Know About Senecal” and consider us delighted and surprised by items #4 and #10:

4. As a New York University student she was a showroom model for French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier.

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NYC Life Unveils Fall Lineup

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NYC life/Channel 25, the flagship television station of NYC Media, is adding nine programs for its fall schedule. Among the new shows, Toni On!, with host Toni Senecal, makes the move from WPIX. Several other shows are back, including the popular Emmy Award-winning $9.99.

The channel will also offer 13 new weekly short-form programs that focus on New York City.

“NYC life’s new fall line-up is the result of the collaborative efforts of NYC Media and our many content partners,” Commissioner Katherine Oliver, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, said in a statement. “…with more and more people watching content on their mobile devices, NYC Media has expanded its Video on Demand Player so that it works across numerous platforms. We’re dedicated to providing quality content to as many New Yorkers as possible whether they’re watching our shows in the back of a taxi, on the Staten Island ferry, online or at home on their couch.”

The new shows, with an estimated value of $2.4 million, join more than a dozen other programs that were launched in May and combined represent a total savings of $6.15 million to taxpayers.

A look at the new shows after the jump.

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