From the Producers Pod: October 12-13, 2013 Edition

From the Producers Pod: October 12-13, 2013 Edition

Have a great weekend from Eyewitness News

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

Here are some weekend  highlights! Have a great weekend

"Well, it's a marvelous night for a moon dance
With the stars up above in your eyes
A fantabulous night to make romance
'Neath the cover of October skies” 
---Van Morrison’s Moondance

I bring up the moon dance because Saturday,
October 12 is International Observe the Moon Night!

Game On! It is hockey  season! WBRE TV is very proud to broadcast the opening game of the Wilkes-Barre-Scranton Penguins. Saturday, October 12th-

Sports Photo Journalist  Rich Charneski filled me in on the details-
The Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins  open their home season on Saturday against their arch rival the Hershey Bears.

This is the first of 12 meetings between the Penguins and the Bears this season.

This is the 15th season  of Wilkes-Barre-Scranton. Penguins hockey
The penguins are 1 and 0   this season after opening with a road win at Bridgeport, Connecticut last Saturday.

The game will air live on WBRE-TV starting at 7pm with Mike O'Brien handling the broadcast duties.


 High School and College   Football- Join Ken Brown for all of your football scores and highlights on Chevy Sports Saturday on WYOU following Eyewitness News at 11 pm!


Program Reminder The  upcoming Educational Conference hosted by the Family Service Association of NEPA will be the focus of this Sunday's Newsmakers Program. The monthly public  affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team's  Andy Mehalshick.

This year's conference  is entitled "LGBTQA United Together: Individuals,
Families, Communities"
. Bugda and Mehalshick will have as their
guests Michael Zimmerman- CEO Family Service Association NEPA, Sarah Luvender ,   MSW, LCSW - Family Service Association NEPA and John Dawe, CFRE- Executive Director NEPA Rainbow Alliance. Zimmerman, Luvender and Dawe will discuss the various sessions that will be held during the conference on November 15 and take a close at some of the concerns and issues facing the LGBTQA community.

Newsmakers will air  Sunday, October 13 at 6:30 am on WYOU and will re-broadcast at 11:30 am on  WBRE.

This Sunday’s Generations  of Energy Segment features solar energy at work on the campus of the University of Scranton.   
Learn more on this week’s    Generations of Energy with Drew Speier this Sunday at 11 pm on Eyewitness News.


Check out our Community
Link here on PA Homepage. This weekend features:

Randy  Stonehill, best known as one of the so-called "fathers of contemporary
Christian music, will be in concert Sunday, Oct. 20th, 9:45am & 11:00am at
the Harvest Cafe.  Also, Randy will be in concert that evening 6:30pm, at
Back Mountain Harvest Assembly in the main sanctuary.

Plenty  of great events at King’s College, Keystone College, Bucknell University and Bloomsburg University-  Check out what’s
happening under our community link!

October   15 is National White Cane Day.  Learn
about events going on in Lycoming County-the details are under the community

Sharon Gaeta and Kevin Derk will be here for
Eyewitness News the news will air at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Laurie Monteforte will  be here this Saturday evening-on the anchor desk. Join Mark Hiller, Drew  Anderson and Ken Brown for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU) and at 10  on Fox 56 on Sunday


Kirsten Cook is your   Weekend producer.


What's on TV Tonight?

Sue Kalinowski- our
WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator- has these program highlights for the
weekend on WBRE and WYOU.


Saturday, October 12,  2013

Comedy repeats and a re-run of
“NCIS: LA” 8-10pm and then….Did the ex-wife or the son kill the
millionaire?  That’s “48 Hours” at 10pm----all on WYOU.

WBRE has live AHL hockey ----the
Hershey Bears @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins home opener, 7-10pm
tonight-----Go Pens!   And
there’s baseball on WOLF-----Game #1 of the ALC Series, Tigers @ Bo-Sox (News
goes to WSWB!).  “SNL” has Bruce Willis hosting with Katy Perry “roaring”
as musical guest.  

Sunday, October 13, 2013

“60 Minutes”  has the  problems of Detroit (trying to make a come-back!) and a teen-aged researcher who may have invented a test for pancreatic cancer!  “The Amazing Race” takes the teams to Portugal….and “The Good Wife” ----will Alicia stay with the Firm?  Will Diane be forced out?  (That’s 9pm – WYOU.) 
WBRE has NFL --- Redskins @ Cowboys.   MLB  of course on
WOLF---Game #2   8-11pm, Tigers again at Fenway (News
goes to WSWB!).  

Thank you for making
Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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