From the Producers Pod: June 7-8 2014, Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 06/06 2014 10:32PM

Updated 06/06 2014 10:43PM

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 
Everyone smiles in the same language. ~Author Unknown  (From the Quote Garden)
Have a great weekend and share a smile with someone!
Program reminder: The Big Brothers – Big Sisters program is the focus of Newsmakers this month.  The public affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick.
Bugda and Mehalshick will have as their guests, Tanya Olaviany- Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Director, Ben Nicolosi  - Big Brother-Big Sisters program and his Little Brother -"Andrew”.  Ben and Andrew will talk about their experience as a Big and Little Brother in the program.  Olaviany will talk about the history of the program and the need for volunteers-of all ages.  This edition of Newsmakers will air Sunday, June 8th at 6:30 am on WYOU.  The program will re-broadcast on Sunday, June 22 on WBRE at 11:30 am

    Ken Brown and  AJ Donatoni get you ready for the Pocono 400.  A re-broadcast of the Pocono 400 Preview Show will air at 2 pm on WBRE

Coming on June 16 on WYOU-  Coming Clean: True Stories of Prescription Drug Addiction-  7:30  pm-- Eyewitness News I-Team Reporter Laurie Monteforte takes an unprecedented look at how one little pill can lead to lives changing and unraveling in a matter of weeks.  We will hear from young people-whose journey into prescription drug addiction lead them to selling drugs and themselves for that next high. We will also hear from investigators who show how one person can make a difference in stopping drug trafficking in our communities.
In the PA Live Kitchen this week- PA Live Host Dave Kuharchik checking in with his week’s Kitchen line up!
Monday -   Chef Doug from Gerrity’s  
Tuesday  -   Chef Doug Edukaitis
Wednesday-  Palazzo 53
Thursday-   Two Chefs Restaurant
Friday-  DQ Grill and Chill
Eyewitness News Team News: 
Join Drew Speier for the Red, White and Blue Ride- around the Pocono Raceway honoring NEPA Veterans.  Sunday, June 29th-  Register 9:30 am to 10:45 am.  Staging at Blakeslee Corners and ending at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain.  There will live bands, food and more from 1 to 6 pm at Montage Mountain.  $15 rider-$25 Rider and passenger.  Pre-Register by June 20-  PO Box 142, Nanticoke, PA  18634.
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.  Join  Drew Speier for this week’s edition of  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.
Piano Palooza! Valerie Tysanner takes us to  Selinsgrove where they are  mixing music and art in a very unique community project. 
Kelly Choate featured the of story Marian Roush who waited 54 years  to call herself a high school graduate!  The 71 year old was honored with Lewisburg Area High School Class of 2014 .
Mark Hiller featured Veterans who went away to war and missed their graduation-finally receiving their high school diplomas-
  Check out our Community Link here on PA Homepage.  This weekend features:  (Read more about these events on Community Link)
We get the inside scoop on what’s coming at the Courtyard Theater in Selinsgrove!  Something for everyone-!
The Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corp get ready for their annual family, alumni and media day!
The Brodhead Watershed Association is proud to announce that motorists on Routes 390, 447 and 191will now know when they are "Entering the Brodhead Watershed."
Join the Team:
 Sharon Gaeta and Drew Anderson will be here on Saturday Morning at 8 am.  There is no News on Sunday Morning due to tennis.
   Kevin Derk Joins Mark Hiller and A J Donatoni on Saturday Night-  for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU) and at 10 on Fox 56 on Saturday and  Drew Anderson is back on Sunday evening.  
  Kirstin Cook is your Weekend producer.  And On Sunday Night Caitin Rowe will be in for Kirstin as your producer   
Nick Hughes is on the Assignment Desk
What's on TV Tonight?
Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator- has these program highlights for the weekend on WBRE and WYOU.   
 June 7, 2014-   
 .  WOLF 7-10pm is MLB---Yankees @ KC Royals…. 
WBRE has game #2 of the hockey finals….with the Rangers trying to even the score against
the Kings (7-10pm). 
Repeats on WYOU 8-10pm but “48 Hours” is new at 10pm….when an aspiring model is murdered in LA…. The killer leaves a huge DNA trail.  “SNL” is a repeat tonight too with
host and musical guest being one and the same---Miley Cyrus. 
Sunday, June 8, 2014- 
WOLF has the finale of “Cosmos” tonight….with discussions of “dark energy” and what is a “supernova”?  8pm on WBRE is Dateline---about tough judge “Scary Mary” from
Michigan….then it’s the 2014 Miss USA Pageant…live from Baton Rouge
“60 Minutes” has asteroids, Egyptian TV host Bassen Yousef and a look at the American mental health system…with reference to our children.  8pm is of course (on WYOU) the live Tony Awards with Hugh Jackman hosting live from Radio City
Music Hall, NYC----featuring Broadway’s best.
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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