This April on WNED thinkbright Create

In April 2018, WNED thinkbright Create airs 66 different series, including fresh episodes of fan favorites.


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

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Explore more at the WNED thinkbright Create website.

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Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Livingston,
Orleans - 1277

Dunkirk & Silver Creek – 19, 1275

Fredonia - 17, 1275

Verizon FiOS - 472

Comcast Cable (Northwest PA) – 243

This Weekend on WNED thinkbright Create

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!

Earth Day
Earth Day

Earth Day

April 21 & 22

Create goes green in honor of Earth Day to highlight sustainable living. Urban Conversion’s Rodman Schley explores food waste, alternative energy, and nature appreciation as his family seeks to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Green-living expert Joe Lamp'l (pictured) offers simple tips for gardening in a more earth-friendly way. P. Allen Smith turns trash into treasure in an upcycling segment. And home-improvement expert Tom Silva demonstrates how to make a house more energy-efficient.
The marathon airs on Saturday from 6am - 12pm, with encores on Saturday from 6:00 pm - 12:00 am and Sunday from 12pm - 6pm.

Coming Soon

Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

April 28 & 29

It’s a feast for the senses this weekend as Create's culinary travelers savor the world's finest wines. Rick Steves, Dream of Italy’s Kathy McCabe (pictured) and Vic Rallo journey through the heart of Tuscan’s wine country to sip Chianti. Diane Kochilas offers ways to pair Greek wine with cheese, lamb and fish. In France, Joseph Rosendo indulges in Bordeaux’s namesake nectar. And Ciao Italia’s Mary Ann Esposito makes a pair of dishes inspired by her trip to Napa Valley.
Pati's Cinco de Mayo Party
Pati's Cinco de Mayo Party

Pati's Cinco de Mayo Party

May 5 & 6

We’re throwing a Pati party and you’re invited! Join Create this weekend for a special marathon of the award-winning Pati’s Mexican Table. Twelve back-to-back episodes follow chef Pati Jinich on her culinary adventures through her native Mexico, where as she creates delicious dishes, including tacos al pastor, sweet corn tamales, chile rellenos, almond and chocolate leche cake, and grilled pineapple margaritas.
Very Berry
Very Berry

Very Berry

May 12 & 13

This weekend, Create chefs incorporate fresh spring berries into decadent desserts and drinks. Vivian Howard develops a recipe for coconut cornbread strawberry shortcake. Jacques Pepin tops off his cheesecake with an apricot and blueberry sauce. Ellie Krieger helps a multi-tasking mom with breakfast with blueberry-chia overnight oats. Martha Stewart bakes a lofty spelt layer cake (pictured) topped with whipped cream and berries. And P. Allen Smith fashions a “deckscape” with a blueberry theme.
Darley Newman takes a two-wheeled trip through northeastern France
Pedal Along

Pedal Along

May 19 & 20

Join Create's intrepid travelers as they see the sights from the seat of a bike. Rick Steves rides along Rome's iconic Appian Way; Darley Newman (pictured) takes a two-wheeled trip through northeastern France, Rudy Maxa bicycles to Amsterdam's great art museums; and A Craftsman’s Legacy host Eric Gorges learns the tricks of the trade from a master bicycle-maker.
Grill guru Steven Raichlins' smoked creation
Red, White & BBQ

Red, White & BBQ

May 26 & 27

This Memorial Day weekend, Create's resident grill guru Steven Raichlen ushers in the unofficial start of summer with six hours of mouthwatering barbecue dishes from his series, Project Smoke Impress your guests with his sure-fire BBQ recipes for wood-grilled beef tomahawk with blue cheese butter, Nashville hot wings, inside-out cheeseburgers, maple sriracha-smoked chicken legs, Yankee porchetta (“pork and beans”), and ember-roasted salsa with grilled tortillas.
A whiz in the kitchen? Enter the 2018 Create Cooking Challenge

The Create Cooking Challenge is Back!
Judging is now underway.

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!

Many viewers submitted a short video to demonstrate their culinary expertise and judging is now underway! The Grand Prize includes $4,000 cash and production equipment valued at $1,000 to complete a 10-episode web series for CreateTV.com.

Our esteemed final judges this year include: 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.

Check back soon to see this year's winners!

WNED thinkbright Create viewers submitted some wonderful entries to the 2017 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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