Category Archives: Press Releases

WPBS-TV PRESENTS READY, SET, FUN BOOKFEST

WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY – This year will mark the 21st year for the most successful and largest educational event in our area – Ready, Set, Fun Bookfest! Join us May 13th, 2017 from 10am-1pm at the Bruce M. Wright Memorial … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 47TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

WPBS-TV, Watertown, PBS, announces the 47TH Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 22nd – 30TH, 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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Community Foundation & WPBS-DT Launch “Northern New York Community Podcast” Initiative

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY – April 3, 2017 – The Northern New York Community Foundation and WPBS-DT are pleased to announce the “Northern New York Community Podcast: Stories from the Heart of Our Community.” Max Delsignore, Assistant Director of the Northern … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER, LYNN BROWN ON PROPOSED CUTS TO FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING

WPBS-DT was saddened, but not surprised, by the recent proposal to eliminate funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as outlined in the new Administration’s proposed budget. WPBS-DT receives approximately 40% of its overall budget from State and Federal funds.  … Continue reading

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SEASON 3 OF FISHING BEHIND THE LINES FEATURES PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Premieres Wednesday, March 29th at 7:30pm WPBS-TV is pleased to announce the third season of Fishing Behind the Lines, a thirty minute 13-part series, with long time public television host, Don Meissner.  This series takes active duty military and veterans … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV SPRING FLING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE & WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

The Spring Fling Member Drive begins with a pop with specials such as America’s Home Cooking “B” is for Bacon at 2:30 pm on Saturday, March 4; Tom Jones Soundstage Special at 4:30 pm; Lawrence Welk’s Milestones & Memories at … Continue reading

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PREMIERING IN FEBRUARY SEASON 3 OF WPBS-TV’S “PAINTING WITH WILSON BICKFORD”

February 21, 2017 – WPBS-TV’s “Painting with Wilson Bickford” Season 3, premieres Monday, February, 27th at 1:30pm.  This 13-episode series features a variety of different landscapes and studies sure to interest both the novice and experienced artist.  Viewers can purchase … Continue reading

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New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including 82% in Northeast Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

Nationally, GOP voters oppose eliminating federal funding for public television by almost a 2-1 margin Watertown, NY – February 16, 2017 – A new national survey conducted jointly by leading Republican and Democratic researchers reveals that voters across the political … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV LAUNCHES FREE 24/7 MULTIPLATFORM PBS KIDS SERVICE

Provided by WPBS-TV-DT, New TV Channel and Live Stream Will Support WPBS-TV’s Mission to Reach All Northern New York/Eastern Ontario Area Children with High-Quality Educational Content Watertown, NY, February 3, 2017 – Today, WPBS-TV announced the launch of a new, … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS FUNDING THE FUTURE INITIATIVE

Watertown, NY- January 26, 2017  WPBS-DT is funding the future.  Tune in on Saturday and Sunday, February 11th and 12th for programming scheduled to assist our broadcast audience in the New Year. Tune in to programs like Forever Painless on … Continue reading

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