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WPBS-DT PREMIERS NEW ADVENTURE SERIES "XPEDITION OUTDOORS"

Watertown, NY- January 24, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces a new, local adventure series, in high-definition, entitled “Xpedition Outdoors” hosted by Chris LaShomb. This 13- part adventure series highlights scenic attractions in New York State and Eastern Ontario. The pilot … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT Premiers "The Raquette River Winter Experience"

Watertown, NY – January 15, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS , announces a new, local production, in high-definition, entitled “The Raquette River Winter Experience” hosted by Don Meissner and premiering January 20th at 7:30pm. This documentary is part two of the … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence County Kids in Grades K-3 Encouraged to Submit Original Stories Watertown, NY- January 1, 2013 Today, WPBS-TV announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, www.wpbstv.org/writerscontest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES 2013 WHIZ QUIZ CHAMPIONS

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, just completed the 34th season of Whiz Quiz with host Glenn Gough and is pleased to announce the 2013 Whiz Quiz Champions. The 2013 American Whiz Quiz Champions are from Carthage Central High … Continue reading

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LOCAL BUSINESSES UNITE TO DONATE 579 POUNDS OF FOOD TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRY

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, partnered with local community businesses to donate food to the Urban Mission food pantry located in Watertown, NY. For every viewer that pledged to WPBS during the December A Time to Treasure Member Drive, a pound … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT HOSTS PREVIEW SCREENING OF DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 4 PREMIERE

WPBS-DT, the North Country's PBS station, is pleased to host a free preview screening of season four's premier episode of the ever popular Downton Abbey! This special preview screening will be held at WPBS-DT, located at 1056 Arsenal Street in … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT MEMBERS CONTRIBUTE TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRY

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, development team leverages community collaboration to donate to local food pantry. For every viewer pledging to WPBS during A Time to Treasure Member Drive, a pound of food will be donated by Watertown Times & NNY … Continue reading

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Free Screening - Curious George Halloween Boo Fest

WPBS-DT, Watertown's Public Television, in cooperation with the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park is hosting a movie premiere, Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest. The movie will be shown during the annual Boo at the Zoo, Saturday October … Continue reading

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New WPBS-DT Program Available for Local Schools URBAN MISSION DWI Initiative Panel Discussion

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT recorded a DWI victim’s impact panel in April, 2013 in partnership with the Watertown Urban Mission. Segments from the program, Suffering the Consequences: Stop DWI, will be broadcast on Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM. The … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WILL PREMIERE LOCAL 'TAKE-A-SOLIDER FISHING' SERIES AND DISTRIBUTE NATIONALLY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT has announced the premiere of their latest 13-part series, Fishing Behind the Lines with Don Meissner, on Monday nights at 7:30PM beginning on June 10. In each episode, soldiers share their experiences in the military while … Continue reading

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