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NEW PBS KIDS SERIES READY JET GO! WILL PREMIERE FEBRUARY 15, 2016 ON WPBS-DT

Animated series will help kids explore earth science and astronomy  Watertown, NY, May 13, 2015 – READY JET GO!, PBS KIDS’ new series for kids ages 3-8, is coming to WPBS-DT in winter 2016. A CGI animated series that will … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A WINNER IN THE ACCOLADE GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION

Watertown, NY- WPBS-DT has won three Awards of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition.  The Awards of Merit were won for locally produced Building North Country Innovation, Bringing Caribbean Sounds To The North Country, which was made possible in … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A TWO-TIME WINNER OF THE COMMUNICATOR AWARDS

Watertown, NY- WPBS-DT has been awarded the “Award of Excellence” for the local production The Great Cable Carry, sponsored in part by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation and the “Award of Distinction” for the local production Building North Country Innovation. … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A WINNER IN THE 36th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

Watertown, NY- The Telly Awards has named WPBS-DT as Bronze winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled The Great Cable Carry.   With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT LAUNCHES “DANIEL TIGER NEIGHBOR DAYS” CAMPAIGN

Watertown, NY- April 14, 2015 WPBS is proud to announce the Daniel Tiger Neighbor Days Campaign.  What does it mean to be a good neighbor? One of the fundamental skills involved is kindness. Kindness can be taught in many ways … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT HOSTS READY, SET, FUN NEIGHBOR DAYS

WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY presents the largest educational event in the area, Ready, Set, Fun Neighbor Days! Join us May 9th, 2015 from 11am-2pm at the Bruce M. Wright Memorial Center, located at 1291 Faichney Drive, Watertown, NY. Each year over … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT CHARACTER BREAKFAST “NEIGHBOR DAYS” COMING TO THE WATERTOWN ELKS LODGE

Watertown, NY- April 16, 2015 WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY presents the 7th Annual PBS Kids Neighbor Days Character Breakfast, May 9th from 8am-10am at the Watertown Elks Lodge #496, located on Bradley Street in Watertown, NY. Join WPBS, along with Cookie Monster, Hooper, … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT HOSTS WHIZ QUIZ AWARDS CEREMONY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT was pleased to host the Whiz Quiz Awards Ceremony with Glenn Gough on Thursday, April 9, 2015. The 2014 International Whiz Quiz Champions from South Jefferson Central High School were awarded a scholarship check in the … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 45TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces the 45TH Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 18TH – 26TH, 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-DT ANNOUNCES NEW HOST FOR SEASON TWO XPEDITION OUTDOORS

Watertown, NY- March 11, 2015 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, is pleased to announce Dana Reid as the new host of Season Two Xpedition Outdoors.  Twenty-five year old Dana Reid lives in Antwerp, New York with her husband Michael and cats, Jaaba … Continue reading

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