WNET Celebrates Upcoming Documentary Brooklyn Best With a Trivia Night at Brooklyn Brewery
Guests will have the opportunity to share their favorite Brooklyn memories
May 7, 2014 – New York, NY – On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 WNET, the parent company of New York’s public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, will celebrate the upcoming documentary Brooklyn Best with a THIRTEEN-themed trivia night at the Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg.
The event, which is open to the public, will feature Brooklyn Brewery’s award-winning craft beer, as guests compete for prizes in several rounds of THIRTEEN-themed trivia hosted by Quizmaster Ryan Vasko.
Additionally, individuals will be encouraged to share their favorite memories of Brooklyn for an opportunity to be included in the upcoming documentary Brooklyn Best about the beloved borough. For further information and to purchase tickets visit thirteen.org/trivianight.
Currently in production, Brooklyn Best is a new film that showcases the stories of our neighbors, as they recall their most treasured memories and share their local insights about growing up, living in, and experiencing the culture of New York’s “borough of Kings.”
The film will focus on borough residents past and present and will air on THIRTEEN and WLIW21. Viewers may also submit stories, pictures and videos at thirteen.org/brooklyn-best for possible inclusion in the project.
“Brooklyn is the city’s most populous borough and is so culturally diverse,” says Diane Masciale, general manager of WLIW21 and executive producer of local production. “We are excited to connect with the people in the local community and to celebrate the special memories from the place they call home.”
WNET Trivia Night at Brooklyn Brewery
Wednesday, May 21
79 North 11th Street Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Doors open at 6:30 pm, Games begin at 7 pm
*Tickets include unlimited beer. Must be 21+
As New York’s flagship public media provider and the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than 5 million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and online. Pioneers in educational programming, WNET has created such groundbreaking series as Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase and provides tools for educators that bring compelling content to life in the classroom and at home. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJTV News with Mike Schneider and MetroFocus, the multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. WNET is also a leader in connecting with viewers on emerging platforms, including the THIRTEEN Explore iPad App where users can stream PBS content for free.