From the Producers Pod: May 13, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/13 2014 03:44PM

Updated 05/13 2014 03:56PM

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

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  May 13, 2014.
  Happy National Apple Pie day-  Jasmine Brooks will serve up a story on the day at 5 pm.
  Program Reminder...Tonight at 11 pm on Eyewitness News- The I-Team's Laurie Monteforte takes a look at prescription drug addiction in our communities.  I encourage you to tune in- this is a wake up call for young people, parents and our communities.  Laurie will introduce you to several people who allowed prescription drugs to take over their lives.


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

 The Osterhout Free Library recently premiered a 125th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet.

Johnson College, a two-year technical college founded in 1912, conferred degrees on 187 graduates at commencement exercises held at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Monday, May 12, 2014.


  On PA LIVE -

  In the PA Live Kitchen-  Ray Bartolai from the Bartolai Winery in Harding has wine and food pairings.

  Plus-  put the "As Seen on TV's" Wraptastic to the Tuesday Tryout Test .

  Olus, we'll preview this year's Fine Arts Fiesta in Downtown Wilkes-Barre. 

The Act Out Theatre Group of Taylor will present their upcoming production of "Rent - School Edition".  They will be singing "Seasons of Love".....and they are practicing as I write and sound wonderful!

On Eyewitness News at Five-  Katherine Lachette is your producer-

An investigation continues  after a police chase ended with a deadly crash in Carbon County.  Sharon Gaeta will have our story.

  The Children's Advocacy Center in Wilkes-Barre is now open.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will take a closer look at the services the center offers.


  The "Run for the Red" Marathon will be held this weekend in the Poconos!  Laurie Monteforte laces up her running shoes and have the details.


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

  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will tell us about steps being taken to create Kevin's Law.  The law is named after little Kevin Miller who died in a hit and run accident. 



  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. 

  Tonight is the season finale of NCIS and there is a connection to tonight's finale and a Columbia County Community.  Our Tim Kelchner took a trip to Stillwater for our story.

  We will take a look at the mysterious sea circles that are
showing up. 

  An emotional goodbye in space- the space robot is being left alone in space-  you will need a box of tissues for this story...

 Fox 56 News at 10:  Kristin Cook  is in this evening for  Caitlin Rowe  as your producer

  Road rage caught on camera!

  Plus, the amazing story of Charotte Brown a champion pole vaulter who is legally blind.

Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.

Wednesday May 14- Jasmine Brooks will be feature the Scranton Celtic Festival  at Montage Mountain.

 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

On the Assignment Desk=

 Dave Becker
Tim Haberski
 Nick Hughes

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
  "NCIS" - Gibbs goes home…after his father passes…. (finale)….and then on "NCIS: LA",---Hetty goes to DC (finale) and on "POI"---(also finale!)---trying to stop Samaritan…
While fighting against Vigilance! All WYOU.

"The Voice" rolls on, Rascal Flatts performs….and on the finale of "Chicago Fire", Mills looks into his father's past! Both WBRE.

And Blaine has his showcase with June (Shirley MacLaine). "Riot"----a premiere instead of a finale----has Steve Carrell and Andy Buckley taking on unpredictable (and we assume funny?) tasks. Both are WOLF.  David Letterman sits with Jim Parsons, Jimmy Fallon has Dolly Parton performing 

  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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