It's the Economy, NY

Sun, 01/18/2009 - 1:00pm

Host Andrew Ross Sorkin

New York Times business columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts a new seven-part television series featuring interviews that address the evolving economic crisis affecting New Yorkers. The show focuses on issues such as the city’s infrastructure and the effect the crisis is having on cultural programs. It's the Economy, NY premieres Sunday, January 18 at 1 p.m. on WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) and WXXI-HD (cable 1011 and DT 21.1).

On Sunday, January 18 Sorkin's guests include:

Mort Zuckerman, Canadian-born American magazine editor, publisher and real estate billionaire

Kathy Wylde, Director of the Partnership for NYC, on repositioning Wall Street as a center of business and on the "brain drain."

Niall Ferguson, bestselling author, economist, historian, and Harvard professor. Ferguson is the author of the book The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World and producer of  PBS's Ascent of Money, which premiered on Tuesday, January 13 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV and WXXI-HD.