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This month, WNED thinkbright Create will air more than 70 shows, including the premieres of J Schwanke's Life in Bloom and Tennessee Crossroads. Here's a sampling!


Enjoy a round-the-clock broadcast of the most popular lifestyle and how-to programming seen on public television.

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WHERE TO WATCH CREATE

Broadcast Channel -WNED-HD2 over-the-air 17.2

Time-Warner/Spectrum

Erie – 21, 1275

Niagara - 1275

Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Livingston,
Orleans - 1277

Dunkirk & Silver Creek – 19, 1275

Fredonia - 17, 1275

Verizon FiOS - 472

Comcast Cable (Northwest PA) – 243


WEEKEND MARATHONS

Settle in each weekend to watch your favorite shows in one binge-worthy format. Each Saturday and Sunday, Create airs a programming marathon centered around a theme — a holiday, a country, a particular food, even a single show. All the excitement of a marathon without leaving your couch!

The marathon airs on Saturday from 6am - 12pm, with encores on Saturday from 6:00 pm - 12:00 am and Sunday from 12pm - 6pm.
Samantha Brown

Places in America to Love

August 3 & August 4

We’re going on an excursion with Samantha Brown that will take us from sea to shining sea. She’ll show us all the places in America to love from major metropolitans to coastal towns and quaint country villages. We’ll be completely immersed by the culture and amazed at the beauty of our surroundings. Let’s hit the road with Samantha!
Cali Baja Fish Tacos

Gone Fishin’

August 10 & August 11

Find out the catch of the day from our favorite chefs when they offer their best fish recipes. Chef Ellie Krieger, John Folse, Julie Taboulie, Jacques Pepin, and the ATK crew have tips and tricks to make the best fish dinner ever! Not sure what to make for dinner? Be sure to try one of these fish recipes - they won’t leave you floundering.
Skiers in Canada

Cool Off

August 17 & August 18

The heat wave is on and we’re ready to cool down. Pack your winter gear because we’re on holiday to visit some of the coldest regions in the world. Colleen Kelly will take you on unforgettable journey through Canada. Artists Bob Ross and Roger & Sarah Bansemer get cool on canvas with paintings of snow covered landscapes. This marathon will be chocked with enough fun that it will put you on ice until winter.
Yakiudon with Pickled Ginger

Exotic Flavors

August 24 & August 25

We’re making meals from Africa, Asia and the Middle East! Your palette will be excited and you won’t have to leave your kitchen to indulge thanks to Christopher Kimball. Use Christopher’s tried and true methods to infuse flavor into every bite. We’re on a global food tour!
Steven Raichlen

Last of the Summer Fun

August 31 & September 1

The unofficial end to summer is upon us. Grill-master Steven Raichlen has fantastic tips just in time for your Labor Day barbecue. The grill is fired up with succulent seafood, racks of ribs, and pork that’s just waiting to be pulled! This is next level barbecuing with new and wonderful flavors infused into your food. Invite your friends and family over for the last of the summer fun!
A whiz in the kitchen? Enter the 2018 Create Cooking Challenge

The Create Cooking Challenge 2018!
Winners Announced

Have you got what it takes to join WNED thinkbright Create's distinguished chefs? We asked viewers to send us their best tip, project, or recipe, and enter to win one of 18 prizes, from Create merchandise to their own web series!

Our esteemed final judges this year included: Rick Bayless, host of Mexico ‐ One Plate at a Time; Joanne Weir, from Joanne Weir’s Plates and Places; Kevin Belton, from New Orleans Cooking With Kevin Belton; Ellie Krieger, from Ellie’s Real Good Food; and, Grand Prize winner of the Create Cooking Challenge 2017, Buki Elegbede.

Selected from a nationwide pool of entries by judges who are among public television’s best known chefs, Kiya Schnorr from New York City, claims the Grand Prize, receiving $4,000 and production equipment valued at approximately $1,000 to finance and produce a web series of 10 two-minute videos to appear on CreateTV.com. Second Prize Winner,Kristina Vanni, also from New York City, was awarded $1,000 and production equipment valued at approximately $1,000 to finance and produce a web series of three, two-minute videos for CreateTV.com.

WNED thinkbright Create viewers submitted some wonderful entries to the Create Cooking Challenge Challenge!
See the culinary talent simmering in Western New York!

Cheater Bolognese

Nancy Gaglione | Williamsville, NY

About:
I am a 70 widow who loves to nourish pals and family. French grandmother who could cook anything. Make something from nothing.
Cooking experience: My whole life
Why entered: Do what I love!

Dion's Shrimp & Grits

Dion Crowder | Buffalo, NY

About:
I love to cook and grill. I'm a very competitive person who just likes to have fun!
Cooking experience: I am a self taught home cook. I've worked in a few restaurants, but 90% of my cooking , I've done on my own.
Why entered: Do what I love!

Ice Cream Hacks with the Roaring Cupcake

Angela Vazquez | Buffalo, NY

About:
A sweets and treats obsessed home cook. I'm happiest when mixing a big bowl of butter and sugar and I ALWAYS have room for dessert!
Cooking experience: I'm a home cook with a culinary background. I worked professionally as a baker and cake decorator but I've loved baking since I was 10.
Why entered: As a lifelong fan of public television, I've always wanted to share what I have learned to others who have the same passion in the kitchen.

Eggs Florentine

Jake Nabasny | Buffalo, NY

About:
I am a translator and PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo. I live with my wife, Ashley, and our two cats.
Cooking experience: : I loved egg drop soup so much as a kid, I learned how to make it. Four years ago I became a vegetarian and got creative in the kitchen.
Why entered: : Sharing food is enjoyable, but sharing recipes is empowering. I'd like to share my knowledge with as many people as possible.

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Sara's Weeknight Meals | Season Six Preview
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Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen | Previ
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Paint This With Jerry Yarnell | Preview
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Paint This With Jerry Yarnell | Preview
Mexico - One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless |
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Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse | Season
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Taste of Louisiana With Chef John Folse | Season
In the Americas With David Yetman | Season Fiive
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In the Americas With David Yetman | Season Fiive
Lidia's Kitchen | Season Three Preview
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Lidia's Kitchen | Season Three Preview
Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul | preview
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Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul | preview
Rough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac | Season Se
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Rough Cut: Woodworking With Tommy Mac | Season Se
Make Your Mark | Preview
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Make Your Mark | Preview
A Craftsman's Legacy | Season Three Preview
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A Craftsman's Legacy | Season Three Preview
Globe Trekker | Season 15 Preview
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Globe Trekker | Season 15 Preview
Growing a Greener World | Season Seven Preview
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Growing a Greener World | Season Seven Preview
Best of the Joy of Painting With Bob Ross | Previ
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Curious Traveler | Preview
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Curious Traveler | Preview