October on WNED thinkbright Create | Preview
This month, Create will air 74 shows, including a dozen premieres. Here's a sampling.
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. 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.
Where’s Rick Sebak?
October 5 & 6
Rick Sebak could be anywhere in America touring the sites and enjoying the best eats. This marathon takes us to Hawaii, Connecticut and Ohio for breakfast. Rick also heads to New Orleans and Houston to partake in their legendary sandwiches. Rick’s food tour is informative as well as tasty!
October 12 & 13
We’re taking pride in all things Italian. The sites, the culture and of course the food. Milan, Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast are some of the places of interest that are on our travel itinerary. With Rick Steves and Kathy McCabe leading the tour we are certain to see all. Lidia Bastianich, Mary Ann Esposito and Nick Stellino are three chefs are committed to keeping the flavors of Italy alive. You’ll learn a trick or two from these legends. Viva Italia!
October 19 & 20
The weather is beginning to get cooler, the leaves are changing colors and seasonal dishes are on the menu. Taste the goodness of P. Allen Smith’s pumpkin crème brulee and pumpkin stew. Vivian Howard’s harvest is bountiful and you can sample all of the flavors at her feast. Take a New England fall foliage tour and see all of the vibrant colors of the season. Settle into this gorgeous season, because Autumn has never tasted or looked so good!
Bob Ross Day
You know the afro. You know the canvas and palette. Now let’s celebrate Bob Ross, the man who created happy little clouds and happy little trees! Follow Bob’s calm, soothing and encouraging instructions and you’ll have your own masterpiece highlighting Bob’s love of nature, fall foliage, majestic mountains, superb sunsets and much more.
The Create Cooking Challenge 2018!
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!
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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