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PATV Airs “Access Spotlight: Pauli Rose Libsohn”   [September 10, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV will air in September on Thursdays at 8pm and Fridays at 2pm, Channels 20 (Altice/Optimum) and 37 (Verizon/Fios) streamed patv.org/livestream the new addition to the Access Spotlight series with Host Shirley Ann Bruno, PATV Executive Director, Emeritus, interviewing author Pauli Rose Libsohn about her latest publication “What is Love?” – a poignant memoir about [More...]


PATV Announces On-line Voting for Staged Script Readings   [September 6, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV had chosen three submitted scripts to continue on in “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival”.  The scripts that will be voted on on-line at PATVGNNS.BLOGSPOT.COM to determine the winner of the $1,000 prize and production are: “(Five-North) 5N” by Chris Cuff, “Sea of Dreams” by Andrew Sieger and “Mid Life Conversations” by Maria Filippone.

Your vote will [More...]


PATV Studio Production Workshop in October   [September 4, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV is having an October TV Studio Production Workshop to be held on the following Tuesdays: October 9, 16 and 23, from 6pm through 9pm at 1111 Marcus Avenue, Suite LL-27, Lake Success, NY for all residents of Great Neck/North Shore.

Come to our television studio and production facility and discover what PATV has to offer you.  The only [More...]


PATV Announces Three Scripts Chosen in “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival” for 2018   [June 21, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV has chosen three submitted scripts to continue on in “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival” 2018.  The scripts that will continue in the competition for staged readings to be shown on line for public voting towards selecting the winning play to receive $1,000 prize and production are: “(Five-North) 5N” by Chris Cuff, “Sea of Dreams” [More...]


PATV to Air New Program “S.A.F.E. (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation)” in July   [June 19, 2018 by G Grella]

In the PATV – Long Island studio filming their new program; “S.A.F.E. (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation)” are John Ryan (L) and Peter Janowsky (R) of Ryan and Janowsky Financial Strategic Group with a line up of special guests, including: Toni Logue, Assistant Attorney General of NYS, Carol O’Neill, EAC, Markus O’ Toole, Elder Law Attorney, [More...]


PATV Awards the “Michael DeCristoforo Memorial Community Service Award”   [June 12, 2018 by G Grella]

(the late) Michael DeCristoforo.

PATV Teen TV Instructor Mike Peters (L) with Adam Sperling (R).

Every year PATV Teen TV awards a graduating senior the prestigious “Michael DeCristoforo Memorial Community Service Award” in honor of the late Michael DeCristoforo, who we lost too soon. In 2018, Adam Sperling, graduating senior of Great Neck South High School has been given this honor for his community service [More...]

PATV Garners Recognition from Alliance for Community Media Hometown Awards   [ by G Grella]

PATV has been recognized with two awards from the Alliance for Community Media Hometown Media Awards for 2018.  The first award is “Overall Excellence for 2018” for the entry of “PATV’s Year in Review – 2017”  which contained clips from all programming cablecast last year on PATV channels 20 (Altice/Optimum) and 37 (Verizon/Fios).

The next award [More...]


PATV Call for Submissions from L.I. Writers   [April 30, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV will be taking submissions from Long Island Writers for “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival” until May 15, 2018.

Since 1996, The Playwrights Project has produced and cablecast 28 original one-act plays of all the competition winners, including a behind the scenes documentary.  This project was created by the late Norman Hall, former PATV Board member and professional TV and [More...]


PATV Adobe Premiere Pro Workshop (Digital Editing) in April and May   [March 6, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV will be holding a Adobe Premiere Pro Workshop (Digital Editing) on Tuesdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1 at the TV studio located at 1111 Marcus Avenue Suite LL-27, Lake Success, NY 11042 from 6pm through 10pm.

In this 5-day course, you’ll get a thorough overview of how to navigate Premiere’s interface, import [More...]


PATV Airs “Ma Va Shoma TV – Special Persian Program to Celebrate Nowruz 1397-2018   [ by G Grella]

PATV will air “Ma Va Shoma TV – Special Persian Program to Celebrate Nowruz 1397-2018” at 10am on March 20, 2018 and will repeat during the show’s regular time slot on Wednesdays at 8pm, Fridays at 5pm and Sundays at 2pm for 2 weeks in honor of the Persian New Year.

Yafa Soleimani, is the host/producer of “Ma Va Shoma TV” that [More...]