Category Archives: Press Releases

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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WPBS-DT IS FUNDING THE FUTURE – SUPPORT THE POSSIBILITIES

  Watertown, NY- February 4, 2016  Tune in on Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th for programming scheduled to assist our broadcast audience in the New Year. Tune in to programs like On The Psychiatrist’s Couch with Daniel Amen, … Continue reading

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