From the Producers Pod November 4-5, 2017

 Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod! 

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy (From the Quote Garden)

*The Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade Committee announced that this year’s Veterans Day Parade will be held on Sunday, November 5th. The parade will step off at 2:00PM from Kingston Corners, following Market Street to Public Square in Wilkes-Barre.

**A reminder! Daylight Saving Time this weekend!  We Fall back- extra hour of sleep!


Here is what the Eyewitness News Team is up to this weekend and beyond!

Join PA Live’s !  Dave Kuharchik, Lauren Hensley and Chris Langlois  at The SPCA of Luzerne County   6thAnnual Bone Appétit Dinner event on Sunday, November 5,  at the Woodlands Inn and Resort from 4-7 PM.

This event highlights fabulous food from local restaurants and wineries throughout our community. Live Music and raffle chances also to be enjoyed!    


*The I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick will part of the panel at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Department of Mass Communication and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education   2017 Collegiate Media Summit on Nov. 4-5. The summit is open to all students who 11attend State System schools and schools from Pennsylvania and neighboring states.
The Collegiate Media Summit is a gathering of college students involved in the campus media. It features speakers and workshops from media professionals, both statewide and national. The summit offers students with a special interest in media relations the opportunity to learn about their prospective field and network with real-world professionals.


    Mark your calendars for an evening of Fun And Wine Tasting, Food And Entertainment To Support Veterans’ Services In Our Community! Catholic Social Services of Wyoming Valley presents “Rhythm and Wine’ Friday, November 17 at the Bartolai Winery on Route 92

The evening will feature delicious menu choices from Chef Mike Abate of the Pocono Supper club, Mc’ed by Celebrity Chairs Eyewitness News PA Live Host Dave Kuharchik Morning Anchor Kelly Byrne. There will also be live entertainment provided by Paul Oschal and Take 3.

Information regarding ticket purchases (still only $50 per person), for information on event sponsorships, and door prize donations   contact Kelli Jones at (570)822-7118 ext. 357 or




Join Dennis Owens for Sunday's 'This Week in Pennsylvania'.
   This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30am on WBRE-  What's being done to take a tougher stance on domestic violence in PA.. plus.. Election day coming up Tuesday...Dennis is sitting down with two candidates running for state supreme court.

 Jane King’s KA-Ching Report is out.  Click here   Check out Jane King's Report every morning on Eyewitness News.


Dave Kuharchik, and Director Sandy Wisnewski checking in with this week’s PA Live Highlights!


   In the PA Live Kitchen This Week- Another great week of recipes and more!  Join us in the PA Live Kitchen every day at 4 pm on PA Live!


It is a big week in our PA Live Kitchen


Monday -  Mrs. C and Corona Butcher         

Tuesday –   Red Lobster                

Wednesday  - Kim McCleldon     

Thursday     -    Bartoli and Sabatelle

Friday        -      




Don’t forget on Tuesday we tryout a new product!  The Tuesday Tryout on PA Live!



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


Got a question about your finances?  Financial Forum with Christopher Scalese- Monday, Wednesday and Friday


Good News- In Case You Missed It-   Here are some good news and heartfelt stories you can see right here on PAHomepage!

   *Cody Butler had the emotional story of the return of a soldier’s remains from the Korean War.  Private Walter Hackenberg became a POW during the Korean Conflict. Now, he's finally at rest surrounded by family. 

*The I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick warned us about a possible con at the mail box-

*Crystal Cranmore celebrated the Family Tradition of Kielbasa- Kielasi  


 * A Medical Reunion- Brianna Strunk had the emotional and inspiration story of how a medical team saved a man’s life one year old this week!

*Chris Langlois took us to Concrete City!


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


 *Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra will bring their 25th Anniversary Tour to The University of Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 4.


  King’s College Theatre Department will set the mood for their upcoming production of playwright John Patrick Shanley’s zany romantic comedy, “Italian American Reconciliation.“ Audiences can reserve a table in a restaurant-themed setting in the style of in a Little Italy, New York, complete with red-and-white checked tablecloths, candlelight, and breadsticks during performances scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. 


On Saturday and Sunday, November 18th and 19th, the Waverly Community House will host its 34th Annual Artisans’ Marketplace proudly sponsored by the Waverly General Store.  The Artisans’ Marketplace showcases the area’s most talented artisans and craftspeople who will offer high quality, handmade, one-of-a-kind items just in time for the holidays. 


Join the Team:

   Join the team on Saturday 6 am and 8:30 am   and Sunday Morning at  7 am and 9 am   Lauren Hensley along with  Kevin Derek .    

  Mark Hiller along with Dave Caulfield and Robin Deehan will be here on for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU)


On Sunday,   Nick Toma, Candice Kelly, Josh Hodell, - AJ Donatoni  for Eyewitness News  -   

    Weekend producer  Blake Cohen  - Rosie Langello

  Zack Smith on the Assignment Desk


 Our Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up-  

    Leo Russo- Executive Producer
  Jayne Ann Bugda- Senior Producer PAHomepage  and Eyewitness News at 7 pm 

  Dave Becker  -  Eyewitness News at  11 am and Noon.

  Katherine Lachette- Eyewitness at 5

  Rachel Linden   - Eyewitness News 6

 Blake Cohen/Rosie Langello  Eyewitness News  11  - Monday through Thursday
(Eyewitness News 6 and 11-   on Sundays)

      Chelesa Titlow -   Eyewitness News Producer- digital

      .Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your 5 am and 6 am  producer.

      Rachel Vitale   (Saturday/Sunday Morning)



What's on TV Tonight?

 Saturday,  November 4, 2017

CBS  (WYOU) On CBS Saturday   

8 pm College Football  



8 pm  -Breeders Cup--- Dateline NBC: The Intruder  at 9 pm  Followed by Saturday Night Live –Best Of


 Saturday Night Live Follows Eyewitness News at 11


Sunday, November 5, 2017

 WYOU/CBS-  CBS Sunday Morning

ROCK STAR - Anthony Mason sits down with Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner, who opens up about the magazine’s 50th anniversary, the magazine’s future, and a provocative new biography about him. 


LEGEND - Rita Braver catches up with singer- songwriter Art Garfunkel, who talks about his music, his career and his sometimes-rocky relationship with Paul Simon.


FINE PRINT - Martha Teichner talks with bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates about his writing, his childhood and his controversial take on  race relations in America.


MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Seth Doane takes a ride on the real Orient Express – and talks with Kenneth Branagh, the director and star of the new film version of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.”


NEWMAN’S OWN - Serena Altschul has the tale of a unique Rolex wristwatch once owned by Paul Newman that sold for an astonishing $17 million at a recent auction. 


WHIZ KID - Faith Salie profiles 15-year-old Gabe Fleisher who publishes a newsletter called Wake Up to Politics that has caught the attention of Washington insiders.


FINAL APPROACH - Kris Van Cleave looks back at the legacy of the 747 airplane as it takes its final flights.




Sunday Night

8 pm     Wisdom of the Crowd; NCIS Los Angeles; Madame Secretary




 8 pm --   NFL Football

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