Category Archives: Station News

WPBS-TV GENERAL CASTING CALL

Watertown, NY- May 11, 2017 – Watertown’s Public Broadcasting Station, announces a general casting call for the Folklore & Frost documentary, to be filmed at the Historic Sylvan Beach Amusement Park in June 2017.  With roots beginning in the 1870’s, … Continue reading

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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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