From the Producers Pod: May 2, 2014

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/02 2014 03:35PM

Updated 05/02 2014 03:47PM

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

     Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for      May 2, 2014.

      Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy. ~Cynthia Nelms  (from the Quote Garden)

   Happy Friday! Happy! That is the word and the song in the newsroom today.  Pharrell Williams' song is in my head today....and every once in a while I play it for the Pod and for Tim Haberski on the Assignment Desk and the anyone who will listen in the newsroom.
    The only one not Happy about Happy is Producer Dave Becker- he prefers the blues!

   Happy! it is Friday!
  Happy! Loaded Grill Cheese is on the menu in the PA Live Kitchen
   Happy! Easter Candy is still appearing on my desk (Thank you Director Sandy Wisnewski  )
   Happy! The West Scranton Intermediate School is going for a Bubble Popping World Record ( Producer  Lindsay Keeler was a student there!)  


      The Kentucky Derby is tomorrow!  Check out Daybreak Anchor Tim Kelchner gets you ready for the race!  See Tim's story at 5 and right here on PA Homepage.  You can see the Kentucky Derby on WBRE TV tomorrow Saturday, May 3!

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

The Scranton Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI PA: Scranton Area, will host the 17TH Annual Walk for Mental Health Awareness on May 10th

The Central PA Chamber of Commerce, Milton, honored Central Susquehanna Community Foundation as the 2014 Green Business of the Year.

   On PA LIVE -

    In the PA Live Kitchen-   Sean Thomas from Edith's Kitchen in Catawissa joins us in the PA Live Kitchen. Chef Sean is preparing a  loaded grilled cheese!

   PA LIVE! Movie guy JW Colwell previews- the Amazing Spiderman 2.

   Plus, we'll get  a special performance from "Outta the Blue". 


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

     The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick takes at the effort to create Kevin's Law- named after a five year old Kevin Miller who was killed in a hit and run crash.

      Good News for the Junior ROTC Program in Shikellamy School District

    The Rebuilding of Kidsburg in Bloomsburg is underway!  Mark Hiller stops by for a progress report!

      Work going on today at Bowman Field to repair the roof.  Valerie Tysanner has the details

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

     Eric Deabill is back in the courtroom for the Jason Dominick Trial.  He is on trial for the death of Frank Bonacci.

    The Railriders are at the Abington Heights High School Field today giving it a makeover!  Laurie Monteforte is there too- and will have the story.

   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.   

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is  changing his stance on one part of the legislation to legalize medical marijuana.

    The latest on the NY Subway derailment.    

    People who live along the Eastern Shores of Lake Superior experienced what they are calling an Ice Tsunami.

 Fox 56 News at 10:    Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

Greetings from Hawaii! May Day was Lei Day In Hawaii

Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.
(Dave Becker and Kirstin Cook are in this week for Kaitlin)

 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

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sarah Navin our lovely receptionist is in tonight for  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator.  Sarah  has these program highlights for     WBRE and WYOU.    

On Unforgettable (8pmWYOU), a cyber-criminal traps Eliot and the mayor in an elevator and Carrie must race to save them....An undercover detective is killed and Frank learns that there was a big secret on Blue Bloods (10pm). Journalist Christiane Amanpour sits in on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37am)
The investigation of the murder of a young woman happens when Nick brings Trubel on a ride along on Grimm (9pmWBRE). On Hannibal (10pm), Will's readiness to go to dark places begins to strengthen bonds.....The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon (11:34pm), Actor Kevin Spacey and the man who is always mad about something, Lewis Black, will be on!
Chef Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (8pmWOLF) has a place with sub-par food and owners pointing fingers. Jeff's snoring is keeping Audrey awake so they agree on separate bedrooms on Rules of Engagement (12am)

     Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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