LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Altice USA’s News 12+, a television news broadcast channel available on cable systems throughout the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area, has added TAPintoTV to its programming schedule. The weekly TAPintoTV program, which airs Sundays at 11AM EST, will feature topical news and lifestyle segments, reaching over 3 million viewers that comprise the News 12+ audience.

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“An expansion of, which is currently distributed over 41 affiliate news sites within the TAPinto online network, is a perfect fit for News 12+,” says Brian Brodeur, the Founder and President of East Main Media, which produces TAPintoTV. “The human interest segments that we share with our online and mobile users will mesh seamlessly with the News 12+ brand, and will bring new and unique content to the channel’s viewers.”

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TAPintoTV’s topical segments and original series programming, covering business, arts & entertainment, dining, travel, and local news, will be featured within the 30-minute program each week. The show will be carried on News 12+ cable TV channels in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, Long Island, parts of Connecticut, Westchester (NY), Hudson Valley (NY), and Northern/Central New Jersey.

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"As a leading producer of original online local news reporting and video programming with more than 10 million readers during the last year, TAPinto is excited to partner with News 12+ to provide original content to their significant television audience," said Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of

Along with providing both regional media coverage and marketplace awareness for the subjects profiled on TAPintoTV’s News 12+ show, the online segments on deliver notable SEO results; organizations, businesses, and individuals featured on the site regularly earn front-page search rankings on Google, Yahoo! and Bing.

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“We believe that the show will be a win-win-win for our viewers, participating sponsors, as well as News 12+,” said Brodeur. “We're very excited about this new and innovative collaboration."

For more information about TAPintoTV, visit or tune in to TAPintoTV every Sunday at 11am EST on News12+.

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