Stay on top of the upcoming election with live coverage of the 2012 Democratic Convention from PBS, welcome a furry new friend to the PBS KIDS lineup, and tune in for fiery dialogue during the premiere of FRACK YOU!.
Highlights: PBS Convention Coverage: A NewsHour Special Report - Democratic Convention 2012, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, FRACK YOU!, Be More WSKG, SciGirls contest, Off the Page with Frank H. T. Rhodes, an American Graduate day
There's a new cat in town! Families won't want to miss the premiere of the all-new PBS KIDS show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, inspired by the late Fred Rogers' revolutionary work with children's media. The new preschool series is an animated version of the original Neighborhood of Make Believe; a four-year-old Daniel Tiger is the star of the show who talks directly to the home audience and invites them into his world. See Daniel and the gang weekdays at 11:00am and 1:30pm starting September 3rd on WSKG TV!
Be More WSKG this September! Join WSKG TV for a fall fundraiser featuring Celtic Woman, Leonard Cohen, orangutans and more! On September 15th at 4:30pm, see Visions of Italy: Southern Style. On September 17th at 8:00pm, see Celtic Woman: Believe (watch for more info about purchasing tickets to their upcoming performance in Binghamton). On September 18th at 10:00pm, see Pegi & Neil Young's Concert for the Bridge School. On September 20th at 8:00pm, see Leonard Cohen: Live in London. Your support allows everyone to explore new worlds and new ideas through programs like these. Thank you!
Join the PBS NewsHour for live coverage from the 2012 Democratic Convention from September 4th through September 6th starting at 8:00pm. Award-winning political journalists Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will co-anchor gavel-to-gavel broadcast coverage, and NewsHour Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan will extend the coverage online via the NewsHour's interactive digital map center and a 24-hour livestream.
Come hang out for our second installment of a new monthly screening event, PBS Premiere Night! This month, we're VERY excited to present an ADVANCE SCREENING of the all-new show, Call the Midwife. Doors open at 6:50pm with the screening starting at 7:00pm. The earlier you arrive, the better the seats, the cooler the drinks and the hotter the fresh-popped popcorn! Come to WSKG Studios (at 601 Gates Road in Vestal, NY) on Monday, September 24th, and please RSVP to RSVP@wskg.org or on our Facebook event.
WSKG and SciGirls want to know what you've been up to in science this summer! Tell us through pictures, video or a few paragraphs! Enter here before September 14th. Girls ages 8-14 encouraged to enter!
When Frank H.T. Rhodes retired after eighteen years as president of Cornell University, he was able to return to his love of geology and the earth sciences. His new book, Earth: A Tenant’s Manual, is an overarching review of how our planet developed and the strains we place on water, soil, air and energy resources. Tune in to Off the Page on WSKG Radio on September 18th at 1:00pm (rebroadcast at 7:00pm).
“You may have bought the farm, but not the bling,” says a character in FRACK YOU!. What do we know about fracking? And, more importantly, how do we talk about it? FRACK YOU!, a filmed play written by Laura Cunningham, acts as an icebreaker, presenting both sides of the issue in a way that generates laughter and provides a common ground for people to start a dialogue about fracking. Tune in for the broadcast premiere on September 26th at 10:00pm on WSKG TV.
Many towns and local governments have banned natural gas drilling. Will these efforts be successful in keeping drilling out of their communities? And in a glutted natural gas market, has the boom already gone bust? Join host Crystal Sarakas for a discussion of the issues on September 25th at 7:00pm on WSKG Radio.
Tune in for American Graduate day, a full day of programming dedicated to education, the dropout crisis and the individuals and organizations that are helping to keep kids on a path to graduation. Join WSKG TV on September 22nd from 1:00pm to 8:00pm for local and national content featuring compelling stories directly from the student point of view.