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‘Mister Rogers’ actor David Newell will meet fans at ‘Beautiful Day’ movie screening at Cinemark in Moosic on Dec. 8

‘Mister Rogers’ actor David Newell will meet fans at ‘Beautiful Day’ movie screening at Cinemark in Moosic on Dec. 8

From a press release: WVIA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of PBS with a special screening of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” which stars Tom Hanks as iconic children’s television personality Fred Rogers. Attendees will have the chance to see this new film on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Cinemark 20 in Moosic with special […]

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Meet producers of PBS’ ‘Retro Report’ at free WVIA event in Pittston on Nov. 12

Meet producers of PBS’ ‘Retro Report’ at free WVIA event in Pittston on Nov. 12

From a press release: VIA Public Media will host the producers of the new television current events series “Retro Report” on PBS for a screening and community conversation this Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston. The public is invited to make free reservations at wvia.org. “Retro Report” […]

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In memory of radio legend Harry West, WVIA airs ‘WARMLand’ documentary Oct. 3-4

In memory of radio legend Harry West, WVIA airs ‘WARMLand’ documentary Oct. 3-4

From a press release: VIA Public Media in Pittston will be airing a special rebroadcast of the WVIA original documentary “WARMLand Remembered” in remembrance of longtime WARM “The Mighty 590” radio personality Harry West, who passed away last Friday, Sept. 27 at the age of 89. The documentary will air this Thursday, Oct. 3 at […]

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Mahoning Drive-In documentary ‘At the Drive-In’ gets TV premiere on WVIA Aug. 2-11

Mahoning Drive-In documentary ‘At the Drive-In’ gets TV premiere on WVIA Aug. 2-11

From a press release: As it continues to make its rounds on the film festival circuit, the award-winning independent documentary “At the Drive-In,” which tells the story of the Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton and their struggle to stay open in the modern world, will make its broadcast premiere on WVIA-TV this Thursday, Aug. 2 […]

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Native American ‘Peoples of the Susquehanna’ documentary premieres Nov. 16 on WVIA

Native American ‘Peoples of the Susquehanna’ documentary premieres Nov. 16 on WVIA

From a press release: “Peoples of the Susquehanna,” an original documentary film produced by Bucknell University and WVIA Public Media, will premiere on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The one-hour program examines the history, cultures, and traditions of the Native Americans of the Susquehanna River watershed. The film explores tribes of the […]

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NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Michel Martin, weekend host of “All Things Considered” on NPR, will be at The Royal Theater at the University of Scranton’s McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to host the final installment of NPR’s “Going There” live event series – “Civics 101: What […]

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WVIA to air ‘Homegrown Music Concerts’ tribute episode to late George Wesley on July 23

WVIA to air ‘Homegrown Music Concerts’ tribute episode to late George Wesley on July 23

From a press release: WVIA television will air a special encore performance of the 2008 “Homegrown Music Concerts” episode featuring the late George Wesley on Saturday, July 23 at 9 p.m., re-airing again at 11 p.m. Wesley, who succumbed to liver cancer on July 19, had recorded numerous times over the years with WVIA’s George […]

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New Homegrown Music Concerts season begins May 31 on WVIA-TV, features Bog Swing Group, Tauk, and more

New Homegrown Music Concerts season begins May 31 on WVIA-TV, features Bog Swing Group, Tauk, and more

From a press release: WVIA-TV’s “Homegrown Music Concerts” will air an all-new season beginning on Thursday, March 31. Recorded at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, the six episode series airs Thursday nights at 9 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The season premiere features the television debut of jazz ensemble The Tom Hamilton Band. Other acts included […]

 Neil Prisco

PHOTOS: Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo at WVIA in Pittston, 01/11/16

PHOTOS: Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo at WVIA in Pittston, 01/11/16

The seats were packed for a powerful blues double-header on Monday, Jan. 11 when Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo took the stage of the Sordoni High Definition Theater at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston to deliver emotional performances for the live broadcast of WVIA-FM’s “Homegrown Music Concerts.” Hosted by veteran music producer and […]

 Rich Howells

WVIA holds free ‘Mercy Street’ preview screening and panel with Civil War reenactors in Pittston on Jan. 10

WVIA holds free ‘Mercy Street’ preview screening and panel with Civil War reenactors in Pittston on Jan. 10

From a press release: WVIA invites the public to a special preview screening of the premiere episode of PBS’ new six-part Civil War hospital drama “Mercy Street” and Civil War panel discussion on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston. Seats in the studio (100 WVIA Way, […]

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