From The Producers Pod: April 14-15, 2018

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

Did you ever notice that when you put the words "The" and "IRS" together, it spells "THEIRS?" ~Author Unknown  (from the Quote Garden)


Cody Butler is on the run today! He participating in the 5k race for the  Children’s Miracle Network  The Miracle Maker 5k-  Bloomsburg Park- 9 am –on Saturday!


A call to the bullpen!  Nick Toma will be throwing out the first pitch Saturday- 10:30 am at the Alberdeen Baseball - Little League Season Kick off  the Baseball kick off Parade is at 10 am, with a ceremony 10:30 am Field is located on Alberdeen Road in Mountain Top


Eyewitness News is working on a new half special entitled “Dr. Martin Luther King- Remembering the Dream.  The program will air on WYOU at 2:30 pm on WYOU on April 21 and at 11:30 pm on WBRE on April 22.

Join Dennis Owens for Sunday's 'This Week in Pennsylvania” topic a closer look at a controversial issue before the US Supreme Court. Should employees be forced into paying union dues?

 This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30 am on WBRE   



 Jane King’s KA-Ching Report is out.  Click here   


Dave Kuharchik, Brittany Sweeney 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 Carbon County Restaurant Week in the PA Live Kitchen!

Monday  -    Encore

Tuesday –       Bonnie and Clyde Bar and Grill                      

Wednesday  -  Shenanigans                          

Thursday      Slope Side

Friday           Sunset Green Restaurant

Plus our friends from Veterans Views will be stopping by PA Live on Tuesday!

Don’t forget on Tuesday we try out 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.  Also -during Eyewitness News at 7 on Tuesday and Thurday!


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

 *Mark Hiller   told us about a local priest thanking his earthly angels for saving his life!

 *New Life for the Shickshinny Museum!  Andy Mehalshick told us how a gaming grant will preserve history!

 *Haley Bianco introduced us to Addy Ricard who is making slime for a cause!


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


 * The University of Scranton Players will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 


*Lackawanna College joined Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation for a Fourth Anniversary Celebration at POSH at the Scranton Club.  .


* Elder Justice Day is set for Wayne County


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,  Kristina Shalhoup and Robin Deehan will be here on for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU)


On Sunday, Candice Kelly and Nick Toma  , 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)

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

      Rachel Vitale   (Saturday/Sunday Morning)



What's on TV Tonight?

 Saturday, April 14, 2018


Ransom,  NCIS;   and an double dose of at 9 pm  48 Hours: Secrets of Waco followed by Little Boy Lost at 10 pm


 NHL Hockey !




Sunday, April 15, 2018


CBS Sunday Morning

 CBS Sunday Morning Lineup

CHECK’S IN THE MAIL – Lee Cowan reports on the concept of Universal Basic Income, which would guarantee everyone gets paid at least a livable minimum wage whether they work or not.

A DAY AT THE OFFICE - Tony Dokoupil looks at the trend toward shared work spaces—and what the office of the future might look like.   

BEAN COUNTER - Mo Rocca travels to Costa Rica with Starbucks’ Howard Schultz, who gives Rocca a look at the how coffee goes from the seed to the cup. 

PILLOW TALK  - Martha Teichner introduces us to the creator of and force behind “My Pillow.”

AT ANY COST – Tracy Smith meets a family that is offering $10 million to anyone who can help treat their teenage son, who is battling a brain tumor.

DIRTY MONEY - Rita Braver goes inside the US Treasury’s “mutilated currency division,” to visit the people who decide if destroyed money lives or dies.

PET PROJECT - Richard Schlesinger reports on the pets that make so much money for their owners selling products on Instagram that their owners have quit their jobs. 

SALMA HAYEK - John Blackstone talks with actor and philanthropist Salma Hayek about the importance of charitable work and the financial challenges for women in Hollywood.

ART - Michelle Miller reports three stories about photographers including an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery of American workers, what poverty looks like through the camera of a photographer who traveled 100,000 around the country, and the work of a photographer who captured commuters over a period of a decade.

TO DIE FOR - Luke Burbank looks into the pricey business of cemetery real estate.

CAN MONEY BUY HAPPINESS? – Susan Spencer investigates whether money can buy happiness.


Evening-  53rd Academy of Country Music Awards





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