This month, WNED Create will air 86 unique series and specials, including the premieres of Step It Up with Steph and Canvasing the World with Sean Diediker.
Enjoy a round-the-clock broadcast of the most popular lifestyle and how-to programming seen on public television.
WHERE TO WATCH CREATE
Broadcast Channel -WNED-HD2 over-the-air 17.2
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
Settle in each weekend to watch your favorite shows in one binge-worthy format. Weekend marathons are now five-hour stacks each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, known as the WNED Create Weekly Showcase. Each Showcase is 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 Showcases repeat as double-stacked strips Sunday-Thursday featuring thematic, timely shows.
The WNED Create Weekly Showcase airs on Friday from 9pm- 2am, with encores on Saturday from 10am - 3pm and Sunday from 12pm - 5pm.
July 17 - 23
Weekends with Yankee
Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of all six New England states, from the thrills of the mountains to the rugged beauty of the coast. Join explorer Richard Wiese and food editor Amy Traverso as they tour Boston’s Chinatown, visit the oldest acapella group in the U.S., make a sustainably sourced wooden table, prepare a traditional Maine bean hole supper and much more.
July 24 - 30
Sit back and let Rick Steves stoke your travel dreams. The guidebook guru dispenses valuable travel tricks and tricks as he experiences the local culture and cuisine of destinations throughout Europe. Whether island-hopping through the Aegean or exploring the pre-Revolution treasures of Versailles, Rick provides informative and enlightening ways to enjoy Europe's great cities and off-the-beaten-path discoveries.
July 31 - August 6
Joseph Rosendo’s Jaunts
Follow multi-Emmy-winner Joseph Rosendo on his adventures through enchanting destinations all over the world. From Maine to the Mekong River, Joseph immerses himself in the local culture to gain a greater understanding of their history, culture and spiritual roots. Highlights include visits to Angkor, one of the most important archaeological sites in Southeast Asia, and Victoria Falls in Zambia, where Joseph swims in the "Devil's Pool" atop a 300-foot abyss.
August 7 - 9
Marcus’ Food Tour
Explore the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine in America with this special showcase of No Passport Required. Chef Marcus Samuelsson visits Seattle for Filipino food, Los Angeles for Armenian food and Houston for West-African food, along with stops in Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Boston, for a taste of each city's culture and community.
August 14 - 16
Discover the architectural, engineering and urban-planning wonders that changed America. Host Geoffrey Baer, along with historians and experts, highlight the homes, modern marvels, monuments, streets and parks that revolutionized the way Americans lived, worked and played.
August 21 - 23
Plates And Places
Stamp your culinary passport with this special showcase of Joanne Weir's Plates and Places. Join the James Beard Award-winning chef as she creates easy, enticing meals inspired by her international travels. She goes caper-hunting along the Aegean, spit-roasts lamb for a feast in Syros and sources San Marzano tomatoes in Italy.
August 28 - 30
Best of Sewing With Nancy
Join Create as we remember and celebrate public television pioneer Nancy Zieman. In this five-hour showcase, you'll learn to sew like a pro with back-to-back "best-of" episodes of her long-running series, "Sewing With Nancy."
The 2020 Create Crafts Challenge
Congratulations to Grand Prize Winner, Martin Amado, from Sunrise, Florida and Second Prize Winner Dinah Wulf, from Anaheim, California!
Are you a baron of basketry? A wizard of woodcraft? Maybe even a master of macramé? Whatever your hobby, show it off in the Create Crafts Challenge 2020 where five of Create TV’s talented personalities will judge who will win the chance to produce their own 10-part video series for Create TV!
It’s metal workers vs. knitters, glass blowers against the basket weavers! Turn your love of crafting into a video series!
This year, the Create team changed the challenge event to encompass another of Create TV’s most popular genres: Crafts! The Create Crafts Challenge 2020 received nearly 100 entries from markets representing about 50 local public television stations across the country. Despite the pandemic, these viewers were eager to share their crafts’ skills. Below are the top entries selected by the celebrity Final Judges. Our Grand Prize Winner’s 10-episode web series will launch later this year, followed by the three-episode web series from our Second Prize Winner. Over the coming months we’ll share many of the other top-scoring videos. They represent some truly unique ideas and crafting skills, from making a surfboard in Hawaii to creating pottery in Florida and woodworking in North Carolina to metalworking in Illinois. Thank you to all who entered!
Meet the Winners
Martin Amado | Grand Prize Winner
DIY DESIGN with Martin Amado
Learn how to make a rustic candleholder with materials from a home improvement store. Project produced for Create Crafts Challenge 2020 entry.
Dinah Wulf | Second Prize Winner
DIY Paper Pop Out Box - Dinah from DIY Inspired
How to make a simple Pop Out box out of two pieces of scrapbook paper.
The Create Cooking Challenge 2018
Have you got what it takes to join WNED 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 for 2018 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 Create viewers submitted some wonderful entries to the Create Cooking Challenge Challenge!
See the culinary talent simmering in Western New York!
Nancy Gaglione | Williamsville, NY
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
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
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.
Jake Nabasny | Buffalo, NY
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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