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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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Community Screenings promote Raquette River Valley

WPBS-DT, the North Country’s PBS station, has partnered with the Raquette River Blueway Corridor group for a local campaign and thirty-minute television production focused on the Raquette River and its diverse assets, many people within the 174-mile long river corridor … Continue reading

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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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