BUFFALO, N.Y. – WNED’s ThinkBright & Well TV is now carried on Time Warner digital cable (Channel 200) throughout Erie and Niagara counties, including the cities of Niagara Falls and Lockport.
The station remains on the following Time Warner channels - basic cable 21 in Buffalo and the immediate suburbs, 17 in Fredonia and 19 in Dunkirk & Silver Creek and digital cable 431 in Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming counties.
In addition, ThinkBright and Well continues to air on broadcast digital Channel 17.3 and Verizon FiOS TV Channel 472.
“WNED is committed to using all the resources of public broadcasting to foster a better understanding of health issues within our communities,” said WNED president and CEO Donald K. Boswell. “Now, even more Western New Yorkers will be able to tune in to top-notch programming that can help them make informed health care decisions and maintain healthy lifestyles.”
This public broadcasting station, a service of WNED, launched in July 2002 as part of ThinkBright Lifelong Learning. It was revamped in October 2009 with an expanded focus on health and well-being.
ThinkBright and Well TV carries health and wellness programming weekday afternoons and evenings as well as Monday nights from 9 to 11 p.m. Diverse, innovative programs provide reliable information about nutrition and healthy cooking, children’s health, preventive care and exercise, holistic health, aging, mental health and other related topics.
Other programming includes news and documentary, arts and culture, travel, science and nature, children’s and how-to series and specials. For complete listings, visit thinkbright.org.
The channel is one element of a broader ThinkBright and Well multimedia service that aims to improve health literacy and inspire people to make healthy choices.
Through WNED-TV, ThinkBright and Well TV, Classical 94.5/WNED-FM and WNED-AM 970 The Information Station, the member-supported WNED Buffalo/Toronto provides high quality programming and services that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Additional information about WNED can be found at wned.org.