Our Shows

DIRECTOR’S CUT

Inviting talented student filmmakers to share their experiences creating exceptional movies. Read More

HOFSTRA TODAY

Delivering to you the latest and most exciting news on campus. Read More

SPORTS BEAT

Your hub of news and commentary on Hofstra sports happenings. Read More

THURSDAY NITE LIVE

There to bring you the funniest sketch comedy and musical entertainment HEAT has to offer. Read More

TWO WEEKS NOTICE

Our newest, talk show addition providing games, interviews, and sketches for all to enjoy. Read More

YOUR SHOW IDEA?

Think you have the next great show idea? Contact HEAT Pictures for the next steps. Read More

What Makes HEAT Great

UHD Quality

Enjoy each of the multi-million pixels our shows record in, thanks to our impressive 4K camera and capture system. Read More

MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING

With our programming on Hofstra Channel 32.2 and HD live stream, HEAT never sleeps. Enjoy high-quality content whenever and wherever on your television, computer, and mobile devices. Read More

PROFESSIONAL CONTENT

HEAT's five shows and their crews pride themselves on the first-rate content they produce. We do not stop at the minimum amount of work. We aspire to match professional television networks from our programming to our promotion, and branding. Read More

TELEVISION PRODUCTION TRAINING

HEAT prides itself on continuing the education of LHSOC students by providing the resources to develop their television production skills. Utilizing LHSOC's state-of-the-art 4K recording suite and control room facilities, HEAT is at the front edge of innovation. Read More

What Our MEMBERS Say

Nick Proto / Class of 2017 | Former HEAT General Manager

HEAT was the landmark experience of my Hofstra career.

Kathleen Hickey / Class of 2016 / TV Production & Global Studies BA

HEAT helped me gain industry experience, and I also gained lifelong friends.

Molly Holtzinger / Class of 2015 / Associate Producer at Refinery29

Your peers become your family. I met some of the most creative and kind people who pushed me further in my writing.

Rob Dalton / Real-Time Technology Developer at NBCUniversal

Being part of the team that launched HEAT was the highlight of my time at Hofstra.

Joseph J. Pentz, CTS / Former Program Director / Class of 2015 / Sales Support Engineer at Diversified Media Group

HEAT helped me get a full time job.

Ali Bonaviso / Junior TV Production B.S. Major / Two Weeks Notice Producer

I found a family at the HEAT Network.

Cole Hallman / Senior Film/TV B.S. Major / VP Hofstra Filmmakers Club

The HEAT Network is a great source of vitamin C ….from all of the studio lights!

Ani Ghazarossian / Senior TV Production B.S. Major / Hofstra Today Production Manager

The HEAT network is great because we are the hottest club on campus.

Meet Our Executive Board

Harrison Grubb General Manager As General Manager, Harrison oversees the development of HEAT. He manages the Network’s branding, promotion, and new program production.
Maria Santana Associate General Manager As Associate GM, Maria manages the operation of all HEAT show. She directs overall show and content production, as well as HEAT’s social media.
Frank Yee Program Director As Program Director, Frank administers HEAT’s technology and channel operation. He also runs the Network’s live stream, ensuring HEAT is always online.
Nicole Buckley Director's Cut Co-Producer
Matt Vasquez Director's Cut Co-Producer
Ellen Boyle Hofstra Today Co-Producer
McKenzie Smith Hofstra Today Co-Producer
Kevin Carroll Sports Beat Co-Producer
Brandi Hutchinson Sports Beat Co-Producer From Allentown, PA, Brandi is a sports fan and TV producer by nature. She hopes to bring her passion and expertise to every Sports Beat show.
Jillian Laganelli Thursday Nite Live Co-Producer
Michael O’Rourke Thursday Nite Live Co-Producer
Ali Bonaviso Two Weeks Notice Co-Producer Originating from New Rochelle, NY, Ali entered the HEAT fray best known from co-piloting Two Weeks Notice. She is excited to create a legacy for TWN.
Ben Gregory Two Weeks Notice Co-Producer
Dr. Peter Gershon HEAT Adviser | Adjunct Professor Dr. Peter Gershon acts as an adviser in all matters involving show development, personnel safety, and university relations.

Our Numbers

4600 Social Media Followers
10.5 Hours of Programming a Semester
181 Active Members
28644 Cups of Coffee Consumed