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WPBS DT to add PBS WORLD effective July 1st

WPBS-DT, the North Country’s PBS station, is pleased to announce the addition of the public media ‘WORLD’ channel on July 1st. ‘WORLD’ will be dedicated to delivering outstanding nonfiction, science, nature, news, public affairs and documentary programming daily from 6 … Continue reading

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WPBS DT Announces Local Writers Contest Winners!

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to recognize 13 outstanding young authors for their award-winning stories in the annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest. The winners were chosen from over 110 local entrants. The stories were judged on originality, creative … Continue reading

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WPBS DT Presents New PBS System Website for the Booming 50+ Population

WATERTOWN, NEW YORK – (May 15, 2012) – America is in the midst of an age boom. The 50+ population in America has grown from 74 million in 1999 to more than 99 million today, and is projected to be … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey, Season 2 a Breakout Hit for WPBS DT

Watertown, New York, February 24, 2012 — WPBS-DT announced today that the conclusion of MASTERPIECE CLASSIC’s breakout hit “Downton Abbey, Season 2″ captivated an average audience of 5.4 million viewers across the U.S., not including those viewing through station replays, … Continue reading

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WPBS DT Releases Local Content and Service Community Report

Watertown, NY — WPBS-DT is proud to release our new Local Content and Service Report for fiscal year ending 2011 to the entire broadcast community. This report contains the services WPBS-DT provided to our broadcast community and our viewers from … Continue reading

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Mountain Lake PBS, Plattsburgh, will air local snowmobile series, SNOW COUNTRY NEW YORK

WPBS-TV, the Public Television station in Watertown, has added a third station, in addition to WCNY-TV, Syracuse, to the premiere broadcast of their new four-part local snowmobiling television series in conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida Counties and Old Forge, … Continue reading

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Streamside with Don Meissner returns to WPBS

WPBS/WNPI-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, announces the return of Streamside with Don Meissner, on Monday nights at 7:30 pm. Streamside has been a popular show for many years, and has been seen recently on weekend re-runs. In anticipation of Meissner’s series … Continue reading

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WPBS DT Announces International Whiz Quiz Champs!

WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, just completed the 32nd season of Whiz Quiz with Glenn Gough and is pleased to congratulate the 2011 International Whiz Quiz Champions, the team from Lisgar Collegiate Institute in Ottawa, Ontario. Lisgar Collegiate, led by their … Continue reading

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WCNY TV, SYRACUSE, WILL AIR LOCAL SNOWMOBILE SERIES, SNOW COUNTRY NEW YORK

WPBS-TV, the Public Television station in Watertown, New York has added another station to the premiere broadcast of their new four-part local snowmobiling television series in conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida Counties and Old Forge, New York. WCNY-TV, the … Continue reading

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WPBS DT OFFERS CRANE CANDLELIGHT SERIES ON-LINE

Watertown, NY – November 17, 2011 — Every year during the first weekend in December, crew members and television equipment from WPBS-DT invade the Helen M. Hosmer Hall, part of the campus of the Crane School of Music at the … Continue reading

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