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WPBS-DT’s WHIZ QUIZ GEARS UP FOR 36TH SEASON WITH GLENN GOUGH

Watertown, NY- October 8, 2015 WPBS-DT, Watertown’s Public Broadcasting, is pleased to present Whiz Quiz with Glenn Gough for the 2015 season. This year celebrates the 36TH anniversary of Whiz Quiz, the longest running local academic quiz production in the North … Continue reading

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WPBS GEARS UP FOR SEPTEMBER’S FALL FESTIVAL MEMBER DRIVE

Watertown, NY – Tune-in for WPBS-TV’s Fall Festival Member Drive, Saturday, September 12th – Sunday, September 20th!  The Fall Festival boasts a star-studded lineup beginning Saturday, September 12 in prime time with My Music:  Starlight Ballroom at 5:00 pm; Lawrence … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES CINEMA SIX SCHEDULE

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT is pleased to bring back Cinema Six, now in its second year.  Cinema Six brings educational, entertaining, and informative films to the public in our broadcast community, free of charge, which will feature local productions along … Continue reading

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PBS’ Groundbreaking BIG BLUE LIVE Sets New Bar for Digital and Social Audience Engagement in a Natural History Series

Watertown, NY, August 26, 2015 – For three nights, starting August 31, PBS airs BIG BLUE LIVE, its first live nature program centering on the extraordinary annual confluence of marine life in and around Monterey Bay, California.  Concurrently, the series … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT OFFERS NEW EPISODES AND DIGITAL RESOURCES FROM PBS KIDS SERIES DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD AND ARTHUR IN HONOR OF NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH

New ARTHUR Episode Guest Stars Idina Menzel; Additional New Episodes of ARTHUR, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD and PEG + CAT Also Premiere the Week of September 7 Watertown, NY August 26, 2015 – In honor of National Preparedness Month, WPBS-DT will … Continue reading

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WPBS GEARS UP FOR SEPTEMBER’S FALL FESTIVAL MEMBER DRIVE

Watertown, NY – Tune-in for WPBS-TV’s Fall Festival Member Drive, Saturday, September 12th – Sunday, September 20th!  The Fall Festival boasts a star-studded lineup beginning Saturday, September 12 in prime time with My Music:  Starlight Ballroom at 5:00 pm; Lawrence … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV RECEIVES THREE VIDEOGRAPHER AWARDS

WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY – was recognized with the Award of Excellence in the Television Documentary category for Exploring the 1000 Islands, a new sixty-minute high definition heritage documentary. This sixty-minute documentary covers the beauty and wonder of the 1000 Islands, … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY SUPPORTS 9/11 TRIBUTE CONCERT AT THE CLAYTON COUNTRY JAM

  Darryl Worley is headlining the 9/11 Tribute Concert at the Clayton Opera House, Friday, September 11, 2015 in conjunction with the 5th Annual Clayton Country Jam.  Darryl Worley will perform two shows at 5:30pm and 8:30pm, Friday, September 11th.  … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV RECEIVES NYS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION AWARD

WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, were honored Monday, June 22nd with an award from the New York State Broadcasters Association.  WPBS-DT won the award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series for the Public Eye Special Edition:  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS A PUBLIC SCREENING OF “TRAIL BLAZE A PATH THROUGH HISTORY: CENTRAL NEW YORK”

WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce a new thirty-minute HD documentary entitled “Trail Blaze a Path Through History:  Central New York”.  This locally produced documentary will premiere online, Thursday, July 16th at watch.wpbstv.org and will broadcast Monday, … Continue reading

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