BRIC TV Debuts “Maz & Juan Strike Back!”


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BRIC TV’s edgy new current affairs show is taking on the mainstream media. Billed as Democracy Now! for the millennial generation, Maz & Juan Strike Back! premiered Monday night.

Hosted by investigative journalists Murtaza Hussain (“Maz”) and Juan Thompson—both from The Intercept—the series covers topics ranging from Cecil the Lion to the Baltimore riots.

The adversarial pair will also bring special guests on to the show, including hip hop artist Pharoahe Monch and filmmaker Stanley Nelson. The first episode aired at 9 p.m. on Monday, October 5.

BRIC TV is the first 24/7 television channel created by, for, and about Brooklyn. The award-winning cable channel produces a diverse lineup of documentaries, hyper-local news, scripted series, and more.

BRIC TV airs live on Time Warner Cable 756, Cablevision 70, Verizon 46, streams live on BRIC TV and posts to YouTube daily.