WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SCREENING OF XPEDITION OUTDOORS

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Watertown, NY- February 11, 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 episode premiered January 27th, with new episodes airing each Monday at 7:30pm and online at wpbstv.org/watchonline.

A public screening of episode two will be held at the WPBS-DT Studios, located at 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY on February 21st from 6pm – 8pm. This event is free to the public. The evening will begin with a short reception of light refreshments, followed by the screening of Xpedition Outdoors and a five-minute teaser highlighting future episodes. The evening will conclude with door prizes and giveaways. WPBS-DT requests an RSVP by calling 315-782-3142 ext. 247 or emailing mstadalski@wpbstv.org.

WPBS-DT has been a long-time advocate for advancing travel and tourism by sharing the beauty of our region with others through the power of public media. Hosted by Chris LaShomb, a North Country native and avid outdoor enthusiast, this series emphasizes the beauty and abundance of natural resources found in the North Country and Canada. Highlights featured in this new series include bobsledding in Lake Placid, kite-skiing in Jefferson County, exploring ATV trails in Lewis County, and experiencing the rapids of Canada’s Ottawa River. Each episode employs the use of a point of view camera, creating a unique first person experience of each adventure!

This program was sponsored by the Town of Webb Visitors Information Center/ Old Forge, Paul Smith’s College, The Edge Hotel and Boondocks Restaurant and Bar.

WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves.

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