The WNED-TV broadcast of "Election '14: The Race For Governor" is now available for viewing in its entirety. The audio-only version can be found on



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Monday, 20 October 2014 14:47

Splash Test

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – In the race for the New York governor’s office, Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo, Republican candidate Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Party candidate Michael McDermott, will debate live from the WNED-TV studios in downtown Buffalo. “Election ‘14: The Race for Governor” will air on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. and is sponsored by The Buffalo News and WNED | WBFO.

The hour-long debate will be simulcast live on WNED-TV and WBFO-FM 88.7 and will be the only televised debate for the 2014 gubernatorial race. The debate will be offered for broadcast to public television and radio stations across the state.  Questions will be posed by three panelists, yet to be named. WBFO-FM News Director Brian Meyer will moderate.

New Yorkers from around the state will have the opportunity to submit questions to the candidates by visiting

The live event is open to an invitation-only studio audience. Election ‘14: The Race for Governor” will be streamed online at (audio only) and

A press area with audio feed will be set up to accommodate local media outlets. To obtain required press credentials, contact Megan Wagner at (716) 845-7155 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. On the night of the debate, The Buffalo News will provide high-resolution photos and a story to any interested media outlets. For more information, contact Emily Kelley at (716) 849-4504.


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Published in Press Room
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 18:59

Nature: Snow Monkeys

Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.

In the frigid valley of Japan's Shiga Highlands, a troop of snow monkey functions in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his and her place.  Their leader is still new to the job and something of a solitary grouch.  One innocent little monkey, unaware of his own low status, reached out to this lonely leader and they form a rare and remarkable bond that alters both their lives. 

Published in Programming Highlights
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 18:56

Independent Lens: Bully

Monday, Oct. 27 at 9 p.m.

Highlighting the challenges faced by bullied kids, "Bully" shows teachers and parents addressing aggressive behaviors that defy dismissal with "kids will be kids" cliches, and captures a growing movement to change the way to address bullying in schools. 

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