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Ready Set Fun

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is gearing up for its largest literacy children’s event of the
year, Ready Set Fun Bookfest 2011! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 11 am until 2 pm at the Watertown Ice Arena. This event is a Yellow Ribbon Event and free to the public, however, the donation of a canned good item is encouraged to benefit a local food pantry. Every child receives a FREE book! Continue reading

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Local Snowmobile Trails to be Featured in Local & National TV Shows

WPBS-DT, the Public Television station in Watertown, New York announces their latest endeavor in
conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida Counties and Old Forge, NY to produce a four-part local
snowmobiling television series, Snow Country New York (w.t.). Continue reading

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY NEXT TOPIC ON WPBS LIVE!

Watertown, NY – January 17, 2011 – The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and National Grid will show viewers how to save money, save energy, and save the environment on WPBS Live!, Wednesday, February 9th at 8 p.m. on WPBS-TV. Continue reading

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WPBS-DT, Watertown PBS, is announces the completion of a fiber connection

WPBS-DT, Watertown PBS, is pleased to announce the completion of the fiber connection from WPBS-DT to Rogers Cable Carrier Hotel in Buffalo, New York. Continue reading

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WPBS-DT RECEIVES USDA FUNDING TO ASSIST IN FINALIZATION OF DIGITAL CONVERSION PROJECT

In a decision made on December 3, 2010, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Services, WPBS is selected to receive funding to complete the third and final phase of its digital conversion project. Continue reading

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VETERANS DAY: Program Schedule

View our program schedule on Veterans Day Continue reading

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PBS KIDS RANKED #1 KIDS SITE FOR FREE VIDEOS

PBS KIDS’ online educational content watched two times longer than any other top kids’ site, also now available on Google TV. Continue reading

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PBS WINS 7 PRIMETIME EMMYS

PBS tied with CBS and FOX with 7 Primetime Emmys, including 2 Emmys for Masterpiece Theatre “Bleak House,” a program win for Great Performances “Dance in America: Swan Lake with American Ballet Theatre,” and the award for Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking to American Experience “Two Days in October.” The full list of PBS Emmy winners is below. PBS had a total of 34 Emmy nominations in 2006. Continue reading

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PBS Programs Available on iTunes

Arlington,VA Oct.10, 2006: PBS today announced the launch of PBS content on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com), making it possible for users to now purchase and download documentary specials and episodes from popular PBS prime-time and children’s programming. Continue reading

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WPBS-TV Announces The Completion of The New James W. Wright Community Room

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lynn Brown Director of Programming & Development WPBS-TV staff and board made a commitment to invest in facility updates in the past year. It was decided that the priority was to have a room on-site large … Continue reading

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