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ThinkBright TV is a PBS television digital subchannel serving most of
New York State. Its programming includes
educational series, lifelong learning, arts and culture, childrens'
shows and public affairs coverage with a focus on New York's
people, places and heritage.
ThinkBright & Well began as ThinkBright Lifelong Learning.
ThinkBright Lifelong Learning included a television channel and an
online service that supported and enhanced the educational
experiences of teachers, students, families, and adult learners
throughout New York State .
Started in July of 2002 with a $2.5 million grant from The John
R. Oishei Foundation, WNED began to harness digital technology to
create a lifelong learning educational service. On Oct. 1, 2007,
the service expanded to include all of upstate New York . New York
State viewers can tune into a whole new selection of public
broadcasting programs, including educational series, arts and
cultural specials, public affairs forums and high-quality
children's shows through ThinkBright. Programs that highlight New
York State issues, people, places and heritage will also be
featured. Via a statewide network feed from ThinkBright's
originating station, WNED in Buffalo.
Participating New York PBS digital member stations include:
In most markets, it occupies these subchannels for less than
twelve hours per day, with the remaining timeslots allocated to
other programming sources.