Author Archives: Andy Lackey

WPBS-TV’S EXPLORING THE 1000 ISLANDS & PUBLIC EYE: HONOR FLIGHT DOCUMENTARIES WIN AWARDS

Watertown, NY- WPBS-DT has won three Awards of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition.  Two Merit Awards were won for locally produced Exploring the 1000 Islands in the categories of History/Biographical and Tourism/Travel.  This sixty-minute documentary covers the beauty … Continue reading

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PBS and WPBS-TV Announce Second Season of Original Drama Series MERCY STREET

 Civil War Era Series’ Premiere Drew Strong Audience of More Than 5.7 Million Viewers Watertown, NY; March 9, 2016 – PBS and WPBS-TV announced today that it has given the greenlight to a second season of MERCY STREET, PBS’ first … Continue reading

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READY, SET, FUN BOOKFEST & PIZZA PALOOZA COMING IN MAY

WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY – This year will mark the 20th year for the most successful and largest educational event in our area – Ready, Set, Fun Bookfest! Join us May 7th, 2016 from 10am-1pm at the Bruce M. Wright Memorial … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES FINAL SCREENING IN CINEMA SIX SERIES – Peg + Cat Save the World – Free Movie Event!

Watertown, NY- March 2, 2016 WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce the screening of  “Peg + Cat Save the World”, Friday, March 25th at 10am at the WPBS Studio, located at 1056 Arsenal St., Watertown, NY.  This … Continue reading

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SPRING FLING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE Tune in March 5th – 13th

Watertown, NY- February 26, 2016 WPBS-DT is ready for the Spring Fling Membership Drive beginning March 5th through March 13th!  WPBS-DT will be featuring the following titles during this member drive: On March 5th The Forever Wisdom of Dr. Wayne … Continue reading

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WPBS TO LAUNCH FREE LOCALIZED 24/7 MULTIPLATFORM PBS KIDS SERVICES

Provided by WPBS-DT, New TV Channel and Live Stream Will Support WPBS’s Mission to Reach All Northern New York/Eastern Ontario Area Children with High-Quality Educational Content Interactive Games Integration to Follow Initial Launch Watertown, NY, February 23, 2016 – Today, … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT SELECTED  A WINNER IN THE 36th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

Watertown, NY, February 17, 2016 – The Telly Awards has named WPBS-DT as a Bronze winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Public Eye:  Special Edition with Jeff Cole – Honor Flight”.   With nearly 12,000 entries … Continue reading

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PUBLIC EYE WITH JEFF COLE, SPECIAL EDITION:  MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

  February 17, 2016, Watertown, NY – Join WPBS-DT for a 30-minute special entitled “Public Eye with Jeff Cole, Special Edition:  Mental Health Treatment”, Friday, February 26th at 8pm.  Jeff Cole, morning and noon news anchor at WWNY-TV and host … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT NEWEST LOCAL PRODUCTION SET TO AIR MARCH 14TH – Fishing Behind the Lines:  Season 2, with host Don Meissner

  Watertown, NY- February 11, 2016 WPBS-TV, the North Country’s public broadcasting station, announces Fishing Behind the Lines:   Season 2, with host Don Meissner, a 13-part high-definition series. In each episode, active duty and retired servicemen and women share their … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES NEW MULTI-PART SERIES ABOUT THE FOUNDING OF WATERTOWN

  Watertown, NY- February 10, 2016 WPBS-TV, the North Country’s public broadcasting station, announces a new high definition docu-series about Watertown, New York.  This multi-episode documentary (title to be determined), will chronicle the fascinating and rich history of Watertown, New … Continue reading

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