Category Archives: Press Releases

WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES “WPBS SHORT FLIX”

Watertown, NY- May 6, 2016 WPBS-TV is pleased to announce “WPBS Short Flix”.  “WPBS Short Flix” is a series of digital videos, soon to be available on YouTube.  “WPBS Short Flix” will offer viewers educational and entertaining local content in … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS NEW LOCAL PRODUCTION “DEVELOPING THE RAQUETTE RIVER”

WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce the release of a new thirty-minute high definition documentary entitled “Developing the Raquette River”.  “Developing the Raquette River” is the third installment of the Raquette River Experience series.  This documentary explores … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 46TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces the 46TH Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 16TH – 24TH, 6 pm to midnight on weekends and 7 pm to midnight on weekdays. Donations from local businesses in northern New York and Canada … Continue reading

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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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