From the Producers Pod: July 19- 20, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 07/18 2014 11:57PM

Updated 07/19 2014 03:50AM

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 
Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! 

 Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~Henry James 
(From the Quote Garden)
  Becoming an American Red Cross Blood or Platelet donor is the focus of the July Newsmakers Program which airs this Sunday, July 13.  The monthly public affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick. 
Blood Donations help many people every day- and that’s all in thanks to those who faithfully donate blood and platelets.  Joining Bugda and Mehalshick will be Robert Kessler - Chief Executive Officer  American Red Cross  Penn-Jersey / Northeastern Pennsylvania Blood Services Region; Jodi Ferris – Blood Recipient; Peter Bonczewski – For the Love of Pete Organizer; and William Goldsworthy – Platelet Donor.
Newsmakers will air Sunday, July 20 at 11:30 am on WBRE.  More information is available on PAHomepage.Com.

 A big thank you to Colin Riccobon of the American Red Cross for his assistance with our Newsmakers on the Red Cross!
See the team in action!  Members of the Eyewitness News team will be playing in a  benefit game for Annah Delong of Lawton, Susquehanna County.  Saturday, June 19  at noon in Lawton.    Annah is a 12 year old injured in an accident who is currently being treated at the Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville.  Organizers are putting this game together to help offset the costs to the family.
The organizers stopped by PA Live on Thursday- head over to the PA Live Link to learn more about the event.   
Coming this week on Eyewitness News:  Jasmine Brooks will have a “Session with Spirits”,  Jasmine will be talking with Psychic Shirlet. 
Then, the Eyewitness News Daybreak team is facing their fears!  YIKES!  They go face to face with what they fear the most!!!!
In the PA Live Kitchen this week- PA Live Host Dave Kuharchik checking in with his week’s Kitchen line up!
Monday –  MaZar’s
Tuesday -   Greystone
Wednesday-  Dave’s cooking! He will be at a backyard BBQ  
Thursday  -  TBA
Friday-   TBA
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
 -Generations of Energy Segment: Take a look at the past, present and the future-of energy sources in our region  The Generations of Energy report this Sunday at 11 pm on Eyewitness News  
  Catch up on the week in news in our new feature Eyewitness News Week in Review.  Producer Lindsay Keeler  gets you up to day-  The segment airs Sunday Morning during our 9 am Weekend Newscast!
If you missed this week’s In the Garden Report with Josh Hodell – you can catch an encore during our  Eyewitness News Saturday Morning.  It is also available for viewing right here on PA Homepage .  Our friend Jane Risse at the Greenhouse Project at Nay Aug Park is helping us out!
You can see the Jane King’s Business Report everyday on Eyewitness News at Five.  Every weekend you can read Jane's King’s Ka-Ching report :  It has some interesting stories for you to enjoy-  Jane King’s KA-Ching Report
Good News- In Case You Missed It-  Here are some good news stories you can see right here on PAHomepage.
Danville is celebrating Iron Heritage Festival.  Learn More about the event from Valerie Tysanner’s story! 

Tim Kelchner takes us to Lackawanna County!  You will enjoy this feature on some of Lackawanna County’s attractions! 
  Check out our Community Link here on PA Homepage.  This weekend features:  (Read more about these events on Community Link)

The Greater Hazleton Concert Series announcing the 2014-1015 Season.
This is the Greater Hazleton Concert Series 79th concert season. This year’s series has something for everyone to enjoy!  You can read all about the performances that are planned in a article under our Community Link!
Join the Team:
 Sharon Gaeta  and Kevin Derk will be here on Saturday  and Sunday Morning at 9 am.
   Joins Mark Hiller, Drew Anderson and A J Donatoni  will be here on Saturday Night-  for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU) and at 10 on Fox 56 on Saturday and Sunday
 Caitlin Rowe is in for  Kirstin Cook as your Weekend producer.   
Nick Hughes is on the Assignment Desk
What's on TV Tonight?
Sarah Navin is in for Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator- and has these program highlights for the weekend on WBRE and WYOU.   
 July 19, 2014-   
   “Hell’s Kitchen” 8pm on WOLF---is a repeat of the “leftovers” episode (creating a dish from leftovers, hey maybe I could be on this show?)…..   
  “Dateline Saturday Night Mystery” is a filmmaker pretending to be “Dexter”?  That’s WBRE. 
Over on WYOU, enjoy a double-hit of “Bad Teacher”  (Meredith finds $$$ in the parking lot and later, Meredith and Principal Carl are at odds over a gifted student.)…with “48 Hours” at 10pm,---did the bookie kill his wife?  “SNL” is a re-run tonight with Kerry Washington as host. 
Sunday, July 20, 2014- 
   Animation domination repeats include a double dose of “Simpson” 8-9pm (the Legos episode and when Marge decided she doesn’t need friends)---WOLF. 
  WBRE has a repeat “American Ninja Warrior” with the Venice Beach finals…an on “SVU”, a re-run of the comic
accused of rape.  “60 Minutes” (7pm) has billionaires giving to charity…and story of a man who saved 105 Vietnamese back in 1975.  “Unforgettable” --- Carrie recognizes a dead city official….from an underground casino…but what was she doing at the casino?  Tune in to fine out!
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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