back on the block


Fyvush Finkel

“It’s the audience that makes you a star.” Well, since 1934 audiences have delighted in the acting talents of Brooklyn-born Fyvush Finkel, who goes Back on the Block with CiNYC Host Hank through Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Back on the Block

Many famous Americans call NYC home. This segment gives viewers the chance to get closer to their favorite personalities as they reminisce about the people, places, and boroughs that helped shape their lives.

Charlie Murphy

With recurring roles on Chappelle’s Show, three sold out comedy tours, and various parts in movies, Charlie Murphy has plenty to boast about.

Eli Wallach

For over 60 years this Brooklyn native acted on both stage and screen with a commanding presence.

Brooklyn Comedian Joey Gay

As proved on Last Comic Standing, Brooklyn native Joey Gay is one of New York City’s funniest Gays.

Richard Lewis, Brooklyn Native

Comedian Richard Lewis rambles about his childhood in Brooklyn, his early stand up days in New York City, and what young performers can do to break into the scene.