From the Producers Pod: December 16-17, 2017

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod! 

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. ~Charles Dickens

(From the Quote Garden)

Happy Hanukkah to our friends of the Jewish Faith 

Tonight we say good bye to our friend and meteorologist Dave Caulfield.  Dave will begin a new chapter in his life in Wisconsin!  It was my pleasure to work with Dave- would not only is a great weather person but a good reporter and a fun person to work with- Good Luck and many blessings!

The Eyewitness News team is getting ready to read “The Night Before Christmas”.  It is one of our favorite holiday traditions- and I can tell you that we had some wonderful dramatic readings this year- filled with childlike wonder and gusto!

*Check out the clip with the Reindeer on PA Live-  this whole building went wild when these beautiful animals visited our studios.



Join Dennis Owens for Sunday's 'This Week in Pennsylvania'.
   This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30am on WBRE   



 Jane King’s KA-Ching Report is out.  Click here


Dave Kuharchik, Brittany Sweeney and Director Sandy Wisnewski checking in with this week’s PA Live Highlights!


   In the PA Live Kitchen This Week- Another great week of recipes and more!  Join us in the PA Live Kitchen every day at 4 pm on PA Live!


It is a big week in our PA Live Kitchen


Monday -      Battalli’s Villa        

Tuesday –     Grey Stone                 

Wednesday  -   D and R Rail House

Thursday       Rhythm and Wine wrap up- Michael Abate –Pocono Supper                                          Club

Friday         Old School BBQ




Don’t forget on Tuesday we tryout a new product!  The Tuesday Tryout on PA Live!



Got a Question?

   If you have a veteran's issue- you can call Judge Tom Munley of Veterans Views at 570-706-7418.  You can also reach Judge Munley on


 If you have a legal question you would like answered by Law and You team of Attorney Greg Fellerman and Attorney Ed Ciarimboli you can call  570-706-7429.   You can also submit a question on


Got a question about your finances?  Financial Forum with Christopher Scalese- Monday, Wednesday and Friday


Good News- In Case You Missed It-   Here are some good news and heartfelt stories you can see right here on PAHomepage!

 Sanofi provides for families for Christmas- Brianna Strunk brought us this story.

Amazon Elves bring Christmas Joy in Hazleton-  Brittany Sweeney had this story.

The Moon, the Stars and Everything!  Students fix up their school planetarium -  Morgan Parish had our story



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

Bloomsburg University to Host Cabinet in Your Community

Penn College to Again Make Impression on Farm Show Attendees



Join the Team:

   Join the team on Saturday 6 am and 8:30 am   and Sunday Morning at  7 am and 9 am   Lauren Hensley along with  Kevin Derek .    

   Mark Hiller along with Dave Caulfield and Robin Deehan will be here on for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU)


On Sunday,   Nick Toma, Candice Kelly, Josh Hodell, - AJ Donatoni  for Eyewitness News  -   

    Weekend producer  Blake Cohen  - Rosie Langello

  Zack Smith on the Assignment Desk


 Our Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up-  

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

  Dave Becker  -  Eyewitness News at  11 am and Noon.

  Katherine Lachette- Eyewitness at 5

  Rachel Linden   - Eyewitness News 6

 Blake Cohen/Rosie Langello  Eyewitness News  11  - Monday through Thursday
(Eyewitness News 6 and 11-   on Sundays)

      Chelesa Titlow -   Eyewitness News Producer- digital

      .Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your 5 am and 6 am  producer.

      Rachel Vitale   (Saturday/Sunday Morning)



What's on TV Tonight?

 Saturday, December 16, 2017

CBS  (WYOU) On CBS Saturday    

  NCSI: Los Angeles followed by SWAT

And then at 10 pm 48 Hours  “ DNA of a Killer”   



 Will and Grace, Superstore  Followed by Dateline NBC- “ Good and Evil” -  then SNL – the best of !


 Saturday Night Live Follows Eyewitness News at 11



Sunday,  December 17, 2017


 CBS Sunday Morning Lineup

 THE “IT” TOY - John Blackstone takes a look at the “must have” toys for Christmas and how toy crazes get started.   

‘TIS THE SEASON – TECHNO CLAUS:  David Pogue plays Techno Claus to offer up his gift suggestions for the tech lover. 

CHRISTOPH WALTZ – Seth Doane catches up with Oscar winning actor Christoph Waltz, who talks about his career and his upcoming film “Downsizing.” 

MICHAEL McDONALD - Jim Axelrod sits down with former Doobie Brothers hit-maker, singer-songwriter Michael McDonald.


‘TIS THE SEASON – Conor Knighton visits Madrid, New Mexico, a former ghost town that goes big in celebrating Christmas.


‘TIS THE SEASON  -  Rita Braver explores the history White House Christmas ornaments.


Q&A - DOUG JONES – Manuel Bojorquez talks with Alabama’s Senator-Elect Doug Jones about his historic upset win.




8 pm     Wisdom of the Crowd; NCIS – Los Angles and Madame Secretary




 8 pm --   NFL Football

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