Category Archives: Station News

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

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on SEASON 3 OF FISHING BEHIND THE LINES FEATURES PITTSBURGH STEELERS

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

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on WPBS-TV SPRING FLING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE & WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

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

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on PREMIERING IN FEBRUARY SEASON 3 OF WPBS-TV’S “PAINTING WITH WILSON BICKFORD”

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

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including 82% in Northeast Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

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

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on WPBS-TV LAUNCHES FREE 24/7 MULTIPLATFORM PBS KIDS SERVICE

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

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on WPBS-TV PRESENTS FUNDING THE FUTURE INITIATIVE

WPBS-DT DOCUMENTARY “DISCOVERING WATERTOWN” OFFICIAL SELECTION AT SNOWTOWN FILM FESTIVAL

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY – January 11, 2017 – WPBS-DT is pleased to announce that “Discovering Watertown”, a new high-definition docuseries with historical reenactments produced by WPBS-DT, will be shown at this year’s Snowtown Film Festival.  The festival, now in its … Continue reading

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on WPBS-DT DOCUMENTARY “DISCOVERING WATERTOWN” OFFICIAL SELECTION AT SNOWTOWN FILM FESTIVAL

WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES FIFTH SCREENING IN CINEMA SIX SERIES “Paint and Sip with Wilson Bickford”

Watertown, NY- January 3, 2017 WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the screening of  “Painting with Wilson Bickford Season 3”, Thursday, February 9th at 6pm at the WPBS Community Room, located at 1056 Arsenal St., Watertown, NY.  This screening is free and … Continue reading

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES FIFTH SCREENING IN CINEMA SIX SERIES “Paint and Sip with Wilson Bickford”

WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES 2016 WHIZ QUIZ CHAMPIONS

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, completed the 37th season of Whiz Quiz with host Glenn Gough and is pleased to announce the 2016 Whiz Quiz Champions. The 2016 American Whiz Quiz Champions are from the Immaculate Heart Central … Continue reading

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES 2016 WHIZ QUIZ CHAMPIONS

CALLING ALL EDUCATORS: APPLY NOW FOR THE 2017 PBS DIGITAL INNOVATORS PROGRAM

Now in its 5th Year, Annual Program Recognizes Top PreK-12 Educators Using Digital Technology and Tools in the Classroom  Watertown, NY, December 13, 2016 – Today, WPBS-DT announced the fifth annual 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program for tech-savvy PreK-12 educators. … Continue reading

Posted in  Public Documents, Press Releases, Station News | Comments Off on CALLING ALL EDUCATORS: APPLY NOW FOR THE 2017 PBS DIGITAL INNOVATORS PROGRAM