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WPBS-TV Presents the 2013 Character Breakfast and Ready, Set, Fun Book Fest, Featuring PBS KIDS Host, Miss Rosa

Watertown, NY- On Saturday, May 11th WPBS-TV will be presenting the 5th annual Character Breakfast at the Watertown Elks Lodge and the 17th annual Ready, Set, Fun Book Fest at the Watertown High School Gymnasium. The Character Breakfast will be held from 8-10 am, immediately preceding the Ready, Set, Fun Book Fest, which is from 11 am-2 pm. Continue reading

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WPBS Presents the 43rd Annual All Star Auction, April 20th - 28th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Julie Weston, Special Events Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 216 jweston@wpbstv.org March 27, 2013 Watertown, NY-Each spring, WPBS-DT holds the All Star Auction, its largest community fundraising event of the year. This year’s auction … Continue reading

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WPBS Announces Newest Local Series, Painting With Wilson Bickford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Tracy Duflo, Director of Production (315) 782-3142 ext. 219 tduflo@wpbstv.org February 28, 2013 Watertown, NY- On Saturday, March 2nd, during the Spring into March Member Drive, WPBS will premiere the pilot of its … Continue reading

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WPBS's Newest Production, Painting With Wilson Bickford, Will Premiere During the Spring into March Member Drive on WPBS

February 28, 2013 A new, local program will be coming to WPBS this March: Painting With Wilson Bickford. This greatly-anticipated show is hosted by North Country native, artist and author Wilson Bickford. Well-known in the North Country community for teaching … Continue reading

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2012 Whiz Quiz Winners

WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, just completed the 33nd season of Whiz Quiz with Glenn Gough and is pleased to announce the 2012 Whiz Quiz Champions. Continue reading

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PBS Kids Go! National Writers Contest for Grades K-3 Opens This Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 315 tduflo@wpbstv.org January 21, 2013 Watertown, NY- PBS Kids Go! and WPBS encourage the children of the North Country community to participate in the PBS Kids … Continue reading

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WPBS Presents the Red Carpet Premiere of Sid the Science Kid-The Movie

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 315 tduflo@wpbstv.org January 21, 2013 Watertown, NY- WPBS, in cooperation with the Lowville Town Hall Theater, will host the feature-length red carpet premiere of Sid the … Continue reading

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OUTDOOR ACTION ADVENTURE SERIES & "TV CASTING CONTEST" ANNOUNCED BY WPBS-TV

The Adirondacks, all of Upstate New York and Eastern Ontario, Canada are home to some of the world’s most spectacular outdoor adventures and natural resources. WPBS-TV, the PBS station serving Northern New York and Eastern Ontario, Canada, has announced the … Continue reading

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WPBS DOCUMENTARY ON LOCAL WEATHER DISASTERS

Watertown, NY- With the premiere of the latest PBS series by filmmaker Ken Burns entitled The Dust bowl on November 18-19, WPBS is working on a documentary chronicling Northern New York and Eastern Ontario’s local weather disasters. This documentary will … Continue reading

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WPBS DT ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESS OF THE RAQUETTE RIVER EXPERIENCE

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to report on the success of its latest high-definition, local production, The Raquette River Experience, and related screenings in St. Lawrence County. A local, three-month on-air campaign on WPBS-DT was designed to create buzz, … Continue reading

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