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‘Behind the Woman’ Season 5 Premieres with SU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Felisha Legette-Jack

WCNY, Central New York’s public communications organization, will premiere season 5 of its television series, “Behind the Woman” on Tuesday, May 7 at 9:30 p.m. on WCNY-TV. In the new season, host Dr. Juhanna Rogers will shine a spotlight on the remarkable women who are influencing and shaping the Central New York and Western New York regions, inspiring others with their compelling stories and impactful contributions.

Dr. Juhanna Rogers opens the new season with Syracuse University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Felisha Legette-Jack. They delve into her basketball journey and the significance of representing SU. Additionally, Legette-Jack shares valuable insights from her coaching career and elaborates on her choice to come back to Syracuse, aiming to play a pivotal role in rebuilding the program.

“This season, we are honored to have Felisha Legette-Jack and the other inspirational female leaders joining us on the couch. Coach Jack’s story is an inspiration to all those who have had setbacks in their life but found the courage to pick themselves up and reach new heights that they never thought possible,” said Francis Tavino, producer of “Behind the Woman.”

The eight-part television series will air on Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. through the end of June on WCNY-TV. The series is sponsored by JP Morgan Chase Bank, VIP Structures, and Wegmans.

Each episode will be available to stream immediately after it airs at For viewing information, visit To learn more about the show, visit

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About WCNY

WCNY was founded in 1965 as The Educational Television Council of Central New York. Today, it is a public communications organization that produces content across multiple platforms, including television and radio programs, dynamic web and targeted email content, the WCNY CONNECT magazine, and social media. Through its media platforms, in-person and virtual events, WCNY brings local coverage and educational services to Central New Yorkers. WCNY operates four digital, pledge-free broadcast television channels and three radio stations. Classic FM is one of the few radio stations in the world dedicated to locally programmed classical music, and Community FM features local people and local perspectives on immigration, education, veterans, health, arts, science and culture. Learn more at


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