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PBS: Celebrating 50 Years | PBS 50th Anniversary

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Expires: 2022-01-01
Rating: NR

For 50 years, PBS and member stations have focused on changing lives and strengthening communities. Join in celebrating this historic milestone as we reflect and look forward

Buffalo Toronto Public Media operates public television stations WNED PBS, WNED Create and WNED PBS KIDS for viewers in Western New York and Southern Ontario.

WNED TV

WNED PBS consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Our popular line-up draws from PBS and various other sources, including the BBC and American Public Television.

WNED PBS invites you to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; to hear diverse viewpoints; and to take front row seats to world-class drama and performances.


As a leading producer of single-topic documentaries, our national and regional productions have been seen by millions of people across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region.


WNED thinkbright Create

WNED Create is a round-the-clock lifestyle channel committed to lifelong learning through how-to programming. WNED Create is a one-stop resource providing viewers with ideas and inspiration to enrich lives, pursue hobbies and make the most of leisure time with its popular collection of do-it-yourself, how-to, cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, and arts & crafts programming.


On weekends, viewers enjoy special themed or hosted marathons and seasonal program events, which air three times and feature 12 hand-picked episodes. This unique rotation gives viewers the opportunity to discover their favorite programs – and new ones – throughout the day, commercial free, every day of the week.


From culinary enthusiasts to armchair travelers, home-improvement buffs and budding artists alike, this channel provides something for every taste!


WNED PBS KIDS

WNED PBS KIDS brings you your favorite PBS KIDS shows 24 hours a day on an additional television channel as well as a live stream on digital platforms, making it easy for children to watch their favorite series during primetime and other after-school hours when viewing among families is high. This new service expands the reach and impact that Buffalo Toronto Public Media already has in our community, where we provide essential services for families.

The live stream experience also offers an integrated games feature, enabling children to toggle between a WNED PBS KIDS show and an activity that extends learning. Additionally, the channel features “PBS KIDS Family Night” with movie specials or themed programming every Friday from 7 to 9pm.

PBS KIDS all day, every day on WNED!


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WNED Create

WNED Create brings you cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, arts & crafts and more all on one channel.


WNED PBS KIDS Channel-Available Now

The 24/7 WNED PBS KIDS channel is on-air and online! Featuring all of the high-quality commercial-free educational shows parents, families and caretakers have relied on for decades, the new channel is available for free on-air and online anytime.

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A Celebration of Trailblazing Women

Join WNED PBS’s summer-long celebration of women trailblazers in honor of the women’s vote centennial, featuring multi-platform content.

Buffalo Toronto Public Media - Walking This Journey Together

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is here for you. Together, we will get through this.

Corporate Support of BTPM Stays Local

Your corporate support dollars have a far greater impact on the local community when you entrust a portion of your advertising budget with Buffalo Toronto Public Media stations, the only locally owned and operated network television and radio stations in town -- WNED PBS, WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, WNED PBS KIDS, WNED Create, and WBFO JazzWorks. Contact us to start reaching our loyal audience.

WNED PBS is now streaming live!

Watch WNED PBS broadcast TV live online.

Our Apps

Enjoy the WNED PBS, WBFO, WNED Classical and WBFO JazzWorks apps, now available on Apple and Android smart phones and tablets! The apps have everything you love most about our radio stations. Features include live streaming of local and national news coverage, the ability to search playlists easily for your favorite pieces of classical music and much more. Fan of all three stations? Each app flips seamlessly to whichever station you feel like listening to. Our apps give you the very best public media has to offer. Download them for free to your smart phone and tablet in the iTunes or Google Play store today!

Having trouble RECEIVING our signal?

Watching us using an antenna?

On March 13th WNED PBS, WNED Create and WNED PBS KIDS moved frequencies. If you use an antenna to watch TV , you will need to rescan to continue to receive our stations.

New Name, New Look, New Ways to Watch and Listen

WNED | WBFO is now named Buffalo Toronto Public Media as part of a rebranding of the public media broadcasting organization and its three television stations, three radio stations.

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