From the Producers Pod: May 8, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/08 2014 03:43PM

Updated 05/08 2014 03:52PM

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

     Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for      May 8, 2014.
    Today is May 8- kick off your shoes and take off your is National No Socks Day!!!    Whoo Hoo!  Yippe!

  Tonight at 11 pm-  A first responder who helped save lives during the 9-11 attacks is putting his own life first after a weight related health scare.  Tonight Brittany Sweeney introduces us to James Hagner- who lost more than 100 pounds in 6 months.  His story tonight at 11 pm.

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

 Children’s Service Center (CSC) will be hosting its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 2nd at Huntsville Golf Club located in Shavertown.

 The Tamaqua Senior High /Middle School Vocal Music Department will present its annual “Spring Choral Program” on Thursday, May 8th at 7:30 p.m. in the Tamaqua Area Auditorium. The concert will feature performances by the Middle School General and Select Chorus as well as the Sr. High Concert Choir and the Jazz & Concert Chorale.

   On PA LIVE -

    In the PA Live Kitchen-   Chef Chris Barcia from Palazzo 53 in  Pittston returns to the PA Live Kitchen.  Chef Chris is preparing  a wonderful Mother's Day Brunch!
   "Cash in Clutter" organizer Betsy Kramer with simple spring cleaning ideas to get your living room looking great.

    Representatives from the Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton previews  their upcoming graduation this Saturday May 10 at the FM Kirby Center.


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

    It is a scary scenario- a fake EMT answers an emergency call in Wayne County.  Now police are investigating and the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick is asking the question how could this happen.
    The fate of Jason Dominick is in the hands of he jury.  Eric Deabill will have the latest from court.

      Students at Wilkes-Barre Career Center and Technical Center Auto Body Class are restoring a piece of our Patriotic Past.  You will love this video essay by Joseph Butash.   

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

    Anger and outrage after a man poses as an emergency responder in Wayne County.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have the story.

       An end of an era in downtown Wilkes-Barre.  The Army Navy Store is going out of business.  Mark Hiller stops by and chats with the owner, Sheldon Block.

   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.   

    Charges filed against Philadelphia School District educators for alleged   cheating

      A boat capsizes and it is a wedding party to the rescue! 
   The best first pitch ever!!  

 Fox 56 News at 10:    Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

   In our Health Watch- a tooth infection leads to a young man's death. 

   A fashion show for you and your pet!  These styles are the cat's meow and will bow wow you!

Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.

 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?  ( )
     Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up.  
 “Hell’s Kitchen” - it is time for Ramsay’s one-on-one evaluations…..and later, (9:30pm) the finale of “Surviving Jack” - Frankie tastes alcohol and Rachel want to go on birth control!
“Hollywood Game Night” has John Legend , Andy Roddick and Sarah Chalke playing party games…..and at 9pm, “American Comedy Awards” show honors comedic brilliance and Bill
Cosby gets a special award…..on WBRE.

“Big Bang Theory” - Penny has a bad day…and Sheldon gives Raj relationship advice. In the finale of “Two And A Half Men”, Alan reveals his true identity to Larry.
   David Letterman chats with James France, Jimmy Fallon has Zoe Saldana (“Rosemary’s Baby”)  ---all in Late Night.

     Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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