WNED-TV is Western New York and Southern Ontario’s PBS affiliate, drawing audiences from a service area that includes more than 7.5 million people. It consistently ranks among the Top 10 most viewed PBS stations. The station airs PBS programs, such as Antiques Roadshow, Nova and Nature. It also produces its own high quality local and national programming, such as the Our Town series, The Marines, Western New York A to Z and Niagara Falls. The station has:
- Consistent and high quality programming
- No advertising clutter
- Extensive reach
- A loyal audience
WNED provides high-definition and standard-definition PBS programming to over-the-air viewers as well as to leading cable and satellite systems in the U.S. including Time-Warner, Comcast, DirecTV, Dish Network, and Verizon FiOS. WNED also provides HD & SD programming to Canada’s leading pay-TV services - Rogers Cable, Cogeco Cable and Shaw Direct satellite. WNED-TV program schedules can be viewed at www.wned.org.
ThinkBright & Well TV, WNED's 24-hour lifelong learning channel supports and enhances the educational experiences of teachers, students, families and adult learners across New York State. Every evening from 9:00 to 11:00 PM, ThinkBright & Well TV has a dedicated theme, so viewers know just when to tune in to find their favorite programming or to find programs that suit their interests. ThinkBright & Well TV also features health and wellness programs including the My Health Counts television specials. In addition to Buffalo, ThinkBright & Well TV can be seen in Binghamton, Watertown, Plattsburgh and Albany, New York. 24 hours a day, ThinkBright & Well TV’s programs:
ThinkBright & Well TV program schedules can be viewed at www.wned.org and www.thinkbright.org.
Classical 94.5, WNED-FM, is a locally programmed classical music station that has been on-air for more than 30 years. Its long running format and loyal, upscale audience sets it apart from other stations in the market, reaching Western New York, Southern Ontario, the Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania. Among the classical music some features and programs are:
- The Fine Arts Report
- Composer’s Datebook
- Classics for Kids
- Sunday Baroque
Classical 94.5 program schedules can be viewed at www.wned.org.
Since 1993, WNED-AM NEWS, now WBFO, has operated as Buffalo’s preeminent source for news and information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Using the world’s leading news networks from National Public Radio, American Public Media, Public Radio International, to the BBC, and CBC, along with our own staff of award winning producers, anchors and reports. The station reports on the day’s events from around the world to your front door, with depth and insight unmatched in local radio. Popular programs include:
- NPR’s Morning Edition
- NPR’s All Things Considered
- BBC World Service
- PBS’ The Nightly Business Report
The station has been the recipient of more than 20 New York State Associated Press awards for local news coverage since 2000.
WBFO program schedule can be viewed at wbfo.org.