Access Channel 5 sets programming for Oct. 21-27

“Defenders of Freedom” shares the first hand experiences of WWII veterans in the Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania areas. Hosted and filmed at the Jackson Center in Jamestown, the project is a collaborative effort between the Center, the United Veterans Council, Chautauqua County Office of Veterans Services and local WWII authors and historians, Rolly Kidder and Phil Zimmer. Interviews this week will be Frank Tooze at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Bob Swift at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Marilyn Derby at 1:55 p.m. and 7:55 p.m.

“Chautauqua Sunrise,” hosted by Doc Hamels, will feature MaryAnn Spanos, director of the Chautauqua County Office for the Aging. The program airs live county-wide on various access channels at 9 a.m. on Saturday only, then repeats at 2 p.m.and 8 p.m. on Access Channel 5.

Repeat programming is typically re-aired throughout the week at other various time slots.

All programming starts on Saturday, Oct. 21 and runs through Friday, Oct. 27.

Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sherman and Westfield areas, and can be found on channel 5 with a cable converter or on 5.3 on digital televisions without a cable converter.

The programs may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station’s web site