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WPBS-TV WELCOMES CANADIAN BROADCASTING LUMINARY TO ITS BOARD

The Board of Trustees of WPBS-TV – the PBS station serving Northern New York and Eastern Ontario – is pleased and excited to welcome Bill Roberts (B.A., M.A., MBA) as the newest member of the Board. Mr. Roberts has served as a senior level broadcast … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PREMIERES NEW MARITIME DOCUMENTARY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV is pleased to announce the premiere of New York’s Seaway Lighthouses on Tuesday, August 27 at 8pm. The 90-minute documentary visits 23 of the historic and unique lighthouses along New York’s Seaway Trail, telling the stories … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV AND THE BUTLER DID IT PLAYERS PRESENT: FATHER BROWN MURDER MYSTERY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV and The Butler Did It Players present an original Father Brown Mystery, The Mystery of the Church Mouse at The Iva Smith Gallery in Hammond, NY on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6-9PM. Advanced registrations are required. … Continue reading

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RESCAN DAY IS MONDAY, JULY 29 FOR WPBS-TV

 Viewers Using Antennas Will Need to Rescan TVs; Cable and Satellite Subscribers Not Affected Watertown, NY – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently held an auction of broadcast airwaves to make available more capacity for wireless internet broadband services. As a … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV AND WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES COLLABORATE IN NEW ‘MORE TO THE STORY’

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV and the Watertown Daily Times present More to the Story: ESPRI, airing on WPBS-TV on Sunday, June 23 at 6:30pm, rebroadcasting on Saturday, June 29 at 6:30pm, and streaming online at watch.wpbstv.org. Watertown Daily Times journalists Olivia Belanger … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV EXPLORES THE OUTDOORS IN NEWEST DOCUMENTARY

Watertown, NY – On Monday, June 24 at 9pm, WPBS-TV will air its newest local production, Park It! Explore the Outdoors, a 60-minute documentary exploring parks and waterfalls in the Thousand Island Region of New York State and Canada. The … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV LOCAL PRODUCTION INSPIRES SERIES OF FAMILY DAY EVENTS

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV is excited to announce a series of Family Days coming in June to celebrate literacy and the great outdoors, inspired by the newest local WPBS-TV local production, Park It! Explore the Outdoors. Each Family Day will … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV CELEBRATES YOUNG AUTHORS WITH PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST AWARD CEREMONY

Second Grade 1st Place Winner, Lennox F., author of “The Magic Microwave,” celebrates with family in matching t-shirts. Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV celebrated the winners of the 2019 PBS KIDS Writers Contest on Saturday, May 11 with an Award Ceremony … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER

“The Board of Trustees of WPBS is pleased and excited to announce Lynn Brown’s successor as President and General Manager.  After a thorough and careful search process, the Board of Trustees of WPBS has appointed Mark Prasuhn to lead the … Continue reading

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LOCAL PODCAST RELEASES TEN ALL-NEW EPISODES

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV and the Northern New York Community Foundation are pleased to announce the return of The Northern New York Community Podcast: Stories from the Heart of Our Community for a third season, releasing the first episode Monday, … Continue reading

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