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WNED thinkbright Create's ushering in the new year with some exciting new changes to the schedule.


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

New Year, New Create

In response to an extensive review of what audiences most watch, WNED thinkbright Create will add more lifestyle genres and create program threads designed to make finding viewer favorites even easier! From Fitness to Food, Weekly Showcases to Hometown Create, and popular content in dedicated timeslots, Create will have something for everyone!

Bob Ross
chefs on Create
knitting
fitness

Fan favorites Bob Ross and Rick Steves will receive their own regular spots in the schedule, making room for more Painting and Travel shows. WNED thinkbright Create will also expand its how-to offerings to include Fitness (yoga & stretching) programming on weekend mornings, joining the channel's healthy-cooking content. While Food and Travel weave through every day, segmented Arts & Crafts content will now air at least five times each weekday — making it easier for painting and needle arts enthusiasts to find their favorite shows. Weekend marathons, now known as Create Weekly Showcases, will feature five-hour stacks each Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Showcases repeat as double-stacked strips Sunday-Thursday featuring thematic, timely shows.

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Explore more at the WNED thinkbright Create website.

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


Weekly Showcases

Settle in each weekend to watch your favorite shows in one binge-worthy format. Beginning on Friday, January 3, weekend marathons are now five-hour stacks each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, known as the WNED thinkbright 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 thinkbright Create Weekly Showcase airs on Friday from 9pm- 2am, with encores on Saturday from 10am - 3pm and Sunday from 12pm - 5pm.

Miranda-Esmonde White

January 3-5

Happy, Healthy New Years

New year, new you! Kick of 2020 with Create's healthy-living experts, as they show you how to nourish your mind, body and soul. Lidia Bastianich, Ellie Krieger and the Jazzy Vegetarian share nutritious and satisfying recipes, while instructors Miranda Esmonde-White and Stacey Millner-Collins demonstrate how to incorporate yoga and stretching into your fitness routines.

Cast of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street

January 10-12

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television

Embark on a global culinary tour with Christopher Kimball and the Milk Street Kitchen test cooks as they deliver international inspiration while adding a little kick, and convenience, to everyday American cooking.

Sara Moulton

January 17-19

Sara's Weeknight Meals

Take the stress out of meal planning and learn to put flavorful, healthy food on the dinner table with chef Sara Moulton’s tips, strategies and short cuts.

Martha Stewart

January 24-26

Martha Bakes

Settle in for some comfort food while you binge on back-to-back episodes from Martha Bakes. The lifestyle guru prepares dozens of regional desserts— from cakes and cookies to puddings and pies.

Steven Raichlen

January 31 - February 3

Big Game Tailgating with Steven Raichlen

Kick off your Big Game festivities with tailgating essentials from Steven Raichlen. The grilling guru delivers crowd-pleasing appetizers and next-level barbecue dishes from his series Primal Grill, Project Fire and Project Smoke.

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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