Michael // Overcoming Drug Addiction

In this episode, Michael describes how and why he started to use drugs, what life was like through his years of continued use and how things are going now that he is clean. Music featured in this episode: "Each Time You Fall In Love" by…


“Did You See Butterflies” by Jane Weaver

Jane Weaver is a musician from Liverpool, England. As someone who runs a record label and plays in several groups, she is certainly no stranger to collaboration, but as a songwriter and performer she’s uniquely autonomous and largely responsible…


“Percolate” by Gabrielle Marlena

Gabrielle Marlena is a folk singer who has moved from Connecticut to Montreal to Brooklyn. Her sound and songs, influenced by these moves and her life experiences, come together in a way that is both introspective but relatable while also being super…



KRISTEEN YOUNG is a musical force of nature, drawing on punk, riot grrrl, and rock to craft her own unique and dramatic form of pop. Every moment is filled with passion and energy, and that intensity has earned her a huge reputation and praise from…


Molly Knefel // A Post ‘Access Hollywood’ World

While many of Donald Trump's questionable behaviors, tweets, and policies have been normalized in the year since he was elected, Molly Knefel shares the one thing that she cannot get over: the Access Hollywood tape and the continued support he’s…


Cupcake // Lessons From A Stranger

In this episode, Cupcake shares a piece of advice a stranger gave her many years ago along with the ways in which it has impacted her life over the years. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: "Just A Cloud"…


“Kim” by Joy Again

Hailing from the rich cultural breeding ground of Philadelphia, Joy Again is a quintet right at that vital point in their career between just starting out and truly figuring out their sound - in this case, that means their songs shift from fast and…



Chelsea White visits Avocaderia, the world's first avocado bar, located inside Industry City Food Hall in Brooklyn, New York. Co-owner Francesco Brachetti talks about the inspiration behind Avocaderia and shares some of the most popular and…


"Norma Gale" by Terra Lightfoot

Terra Lightfoot is a Canadian roots/rock musician with the kind of powerful, bluesy voice that knocks you off your feet. In addition to her impressive musical ability, she has an undeniably brilliant presence both onstage and off that was on full…


Molly Knefel // The Only Unacceptable Deaths

Molly Knefel offers her take on the political response to the recent instances of mass violence in the U.S. noting specifically that although the mass shootings in Nevada and Texas left many more people dead, there were calls for immediate calls for…


1st Person

CULTURE | We head out into the city to meet people and get their firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences.

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BTR Live Studio

MUSIC | Musicians play exclusive sets and chat with Maia Macdonald, a veteran musician and DJ with a knack for asking questions musicians actually enjoy answering.

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BTR Hear & There

MUSIC | We head out to various interesting locations in NYC -- and occasionally elsewhere -- with dynamic musicians playing their songs in unique settings.

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Video Dispatch

POLITICS | A weekly video series covering politics and current affairs, hosted by siblings John and Molly Knefel.

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CULTURE | BreakThruTV is a multi-format series presenting anything and everything from comedy and music to news and documentary.

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