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PATV Women in Technology Open House   [May 10, 2019 by G Grella]

PATV has a new offering for you – Women in Technology Open House – FREE Program!

If you would like to attend our Open House on May 28, 2019  from 5pm – 7pm,  please RSVP to info@patv.org.

Contact Erica Bradley at ebradley@patv.org for  further information on Women in Technology at PATV.


Play Contest Entries 2019 – Call for Submissions   [January 25, 2019 by G Grella]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: January 1 through May 15 per calendar year.

Entries must be from Long Island Playwrights.

The guidelines for submissions are as follows:  Original, Fifteen minutes in length, limited to three or four characters and one set – no children.

Limit 2 entries per playwrightScripts will not be returned.  Winners are announced at www.patv.org. Submit typed manuscript to:

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Legislator Ellen Birnbaum Secures $25,000 Grant for PATV   [December 28, 2018 by G Grella]


Erica Bradley, PATV Executive Director, (L) receives the official notification from Legislator Ellen Birnbaum (R) for the $25,000 grant to be used to purchase new equipment for PATV. PATV is grateful to Legislator Birnbaum who has always shown her support of community television.

  (Photo credit: Daniel Small)

PATV Receives $2,500 Grant through Huntington Arts Council   [ by G Grella]


“This Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by The Huntington Arts Council.”

PATV is grateful for the $2,500 grant towards the 2019 production [More...]

Giving Tuesday – Thanks for Giving to PATV!   [November 19, 2018 by G Grella]

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 is designated as #GivingTuesday. PATV – Long Island has been serving the community for over 30 years with your support. Please insure that our community will continue to benefit from PATV’s award winning programming and projects:  Veterans, Playwrights, Teen TV,  Women in Technology, Young Filmmakers and Not for Profit Organizations. (click on links for information)

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PATV to Air “Recognize Aphasia” in November   [October 22, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV will cablecast starting November 1, 2018 on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) – Channels 20 (Altice/Optimum) and 37 (Verizon/Fios), the new program produced and edited by Phyllis Sternemann: “Recognize Aphasia” with Kaitlin Brooks, PhD, CCC-SLP and Avi Golden, EMT Volunteer.

(click on link to view)

This program will educate the viewer on symptoms of Aphasia [More...]

PATV Airs League of Women Voters (LWV) Candidates’ Night   [October 19, 2018 by G Grella]

Tune in to the League of Women Voters Port Washington-Manhasset Candidates Forum at 8am every weekday, 8pm on Tuesdays and 5pm on Saturdays until the election on PATV channels 20 (Optimum) and 37 (Fios) streaming at patv.org/livestream. Featuring debates with candidates: Tom Suozzi (D) v. Dan DeBono (R) (Representative NY District 3) Elaine Phillips (R) v. Anna Kaplan (D) (NY [More...]

PATV Airs “Preventing Gun Violence in Our Communities”   [October 15, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV – Long Island presents Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso at Great Neck Library “Preventing Gun Violence in Our Communities” with panelists: Avalon Fenster, Sergio Argueta, Shenee Johnson, and Madeline Singas that was held on September 27, 2018.

Program airs on Wednesdays at 3pm and Thursdays at 8pm (EDT) streamed from patv.org/livestream in October. Also available for viewing on our YouTube channel: PATV Long Island.

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PATV Columbus Day Closing – Monday, October 8, 2018   [October 4, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV – Long Island will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 in holiday observance for Columbus Day.

Winner Announced for Play Contest on “Brick Wall”   [ by G Grella]

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, PATV – Long Island “Brick Wall” program announced the winner of the Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival 2018, play contest as Chris Cuff, for her submission of “5N” (Five-North).

Chris Cuff on set of “Brick Wall”.

The staged reading of “(Five-North) 5N” by Chris Cuff,  can be found at PATVGNNS.BLOGSPOT.COM  (click on link to view).

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