From the Producers Pod: August 15, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 08/15 2014 03:58PM

Updated 08/15 2014 04:00PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  August 15, 2014. 
  Today is August 15- and is National Relaxation Day.  A time to kick back and enjoy the day!  But if you are at me...there is no time to relax-!
  If you are looking for things to do tonight and this weekend- there is plenty to keep you busy.
  Kielbasa Festival in Plymouth
  The annual Carbondale Pioneer Nights Block Party
 Program note:  Fox News First at 10 wil be on the WSWB tonight due to the Eagles Game!  News updates during the game..the entire show on the WSWB

  This just in from Shawn Carey- who is on the night side desk- there are 20 Fridays till Christmas.  And if you are counting 131 Days till Christmas

 Don't forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage.  Today's Community News Features

  Northeast Pennsylvania’s most popular show band, The Poets, will return to Funfest for its eighth annual Kickoff Concert on Friday, September 5.

The 2014-15 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University includes more than 30 events and features music and dance from across the United States and around the world. Six performances are free. All events are open to the public.

For all who are interested in the history of our area: on Thursday, Aug. 21st at 6 p.m. the Society will be holding its Annual Dinner at the Forksville U.M. Church with a short meeting at 7 p.m. followed by the guest speaker Bill Kocher of World’s End State Park.

  On PA LIVE -

  Drew Anderson is joining Jasmine today

 In the PA Live Kitchen-  "The R Bar and Grill" from Nanticoke!  We are serving up wings my friends!  Plus, they will also be promoting the upcoming Wingfest late this month.

  Plus, an interview with Ralph Wunder of Stroudsburg.  Wunder worked with the late James Brady at the White House.

  And Jeff Boam is here to talk about the movies!

On Eyewitness News at Five Kirstin Cook is in for Katherine  Lachette as your producer-

  Police in Lackawanna County are searching for Barry Lewis- of Taylor who is wanted in connection with a stabbing-  He is considered armed and dangerous.  Eric Deabill has our story.

  A deadly car v train collision in Lycoming County.  Valerie Tysanner will have our story.


  If you like Kielbasa- if that's your dish- Jasmine Brooks gets you ready for the Plymouth Kielbasa festival.


 On Eyewitness News at 6 and 11  Lindsay Keeler  is your producer. 

  Fire destroys the Friendship Hose Company in Sunbury .  Valerie Tysanner will have the story and what is next for the department.

  I smell a success story from Eric Deabill in Scranton.  A Scranton Fragrance Business was selected to provide items for those 'swag bags' at the upcoming Emmy Awards.

  On Eyewitness News at Seven on WYOU- 
An update of all the day's news.  Plus, here is what else I, (Jayne Ann)  will have for you. 

  A unique tribute to the late Robin Williams by doctors in Cleveland
  NASCAR has a new rule after last week's deadly crash involving Kevin Ward and Tony Steward

  A robot with every room?  A new hotel experience.

Fox 56 News at 10 Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 
  A murder on live tv!!!  Stay on the edge of your seats for this one! It is all caught on camera! 

  Got a pain in the neck? Reading this on your phone?  It might be from texting! 

  Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.
  Jasmine Brooks  gets us ready to go back to school

 Your Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up- 

  Jayne Ann Bugda- Senior Producer PAHomepage  and Eyewitness News at 7 pm 

  Dawn Miller- Senior Producer-Manager

  Dave Becker  -  Eyewitness News at  11 am and Noon.

  Katherine Lachette- Eyewitness at 5

  Lindsay Keeler - Eyewitness News 6 and 11 


  Caitlin Rowe  - Eyewitness News at 10 (Fox56)

  Kirstin Cook  -  Eyewitness News at 10 Fox 56 Weekend

Kaitlin Sosnowski -Ayers-Eyewitness News Daybreak

  Shawn Carey-  Associate Producer

On the Assignment Desk=
  Dave Becker
  Tim Haberski
Shawn Carey

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
  NFL pre-season ----Eagles @ Patriots, 7:30-10:30pm on WOLF tonight…. (10pm news goes to WSWB!).

WBRE has “Dateline” at 9pm---a woman at home with her 3 kids… is attacked….what happens next is amazing.

WYOU has crime drama repeats, -- on “5-0”, the daughter of a nut tycoon is killed with a shoe and on “Blue Bloods”, Erin tries speed dating.

David Letterman is a re-do with Harry Connick Jr., Jimmy Fallon (new) has
Demi Lovato ---all in your late night round-up.


  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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