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WPBS DT Announces Canadian Whiz Quiz Champs!

WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, just completed the 32nd season of Whiz Quiz with Glenn Gough and is pleased to congratulate the 2011 Canadian Whiz Quiz Champions, the team from Lisgar Collegiate Institute from Ottawa, Ontario. Lisgar Collegiate, led by their … Continue reading

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WCNY TV, SYRACUSE, WILL AIR LOCAL SNOWMOBILE SERIES, SNOW COUNTRY NEW YORK

WPBS-TV, the Public Television station in Watertown, New York has added another station to the premiere broadcast of their new four-part local snowmobiling television series in conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida Counties and Old Forge, New York. WCNY-TV, the … Continue reading

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WPBS DT OFFERS CRANE CANDLELIGHT SERIES ON-LINE

Watertown, NY – November 17, 2011 — Every year during the first weekend in December, crew members and television equipment from WPBS-DT invade the Helen M. Hosmer Hall, part of the campus of the Crane School of Music at the … Continue reading

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAMS ON WPBS DT

October is a busy month for local public affairs programming on WPBS-DT. On Friday, October 7, “Public Eye” kicks off its second season with a discussion between mayoral candidates Jeff Graham and Jeff Smith, moderated by host Jeff Cole from … Continue reading

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NEW WPBS TV SERIES ON LOCAL SNOWMOBILE TRAILS PREMIERES

NEW PREMIERE DATE AND ADDITONAL AIRDATES NOW INCLUDED —– Updated October 11, 2011 — WPBS-TV, the Public Television station in Watertown, New York announces the broadcast of a new series in conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida Counties and Old … Continue reading

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WPBS DT OUTREACH EVENT FOUCES ON PROHIBITION ERA

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY PBS, is pleased to announce their latest outreach event, Rum Across the River, a component to the national television series PROHIBITION, premiering on October 2 on Public Television by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick telling the story … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT Announces Raising Readers Summer Library Tour

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY, is pleased to announce the schedule for the WPBS Raising Readers 2011 Summer Library Tour with Curious George. We are visiting libraries in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties during the week of July 25-29, 2011. In … Continue reading

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PBS Wins 12 Daytime Emmy Awards

June 29, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Public broadcasting programs received a total of 14 Daytime Emmys this year, more than any network, cable company or syndication. SESAME STREET received eight Emmys, including awards for Outstanding Pre-school Children’s Series, Outstanding … Continue reading

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PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest Winners Announced

WPBS-TV, Watertown PBS, is pleased to recognize 12 young authors for their award-winning stories submitted to the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. They were chosen from over 100 local entrants and judged by a group of local retired librarians, teachers … Continue reading

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WPBS Wins Communicator Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracy Duflo Director of Production 315-782-3142 x 219 tduflo@wpbstv.org ….. WPBS received a Silver Award of Distinction from the Communicator Awards for “Folklore and Frost: Legends of Early Downtown Watertown,” a locally-produced documentary that aired on … Continue reading

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