Everyone’s a nerd for something!

PBS Nerd™ focuses on the things that public media does best—catering to niche interests, catalyzing learning in every space and convening the community around these ideals. If you’re a nerd for PBS standard-bearers like NOVA, cult classics like Doctor Who, time-honored Masterpiece dramas like Poldark and iconic shows like Sesame Street, you can proudly claim the label, PBS Nerd.

In addition to entertaining and educational TV series, WSRE offers community events throughout the year, including free Public Square lectures, free StudioAmped concerts and free family play dates at the WSRE Imagination Station. For local PBS Nerds, there’s always something to see or do!

Nerd-Worthy Happenings

StudioAmped Season 11

Join the studio audience for StudioAmped Season 11! We’ll be recording the award-winning concert series live from the WSRE Amos Studio Sept 24-27 and Oct 1-5. Admission is free! The bands will be announced soon at wsre.org/studioamped.

Nightmare Theatre

Nightmare Theatre is coming to WSRE’s Saturday late-night lineup! We’ve teamed up with the Baron Mondo Von Doren, El Sapo and Mittens to produce 13 new episodes to begin airing Oct 27. Plus, stay tuned for details about a frightfully fun launch event!

Pensacon 2019

Pensacon returns Feb 22-24. Stop by the WSRE PBS Nerd™ photo booth for station swag and a pic! View past Pensacon photo galleries right here—it’s a great way to peruse the variety of amazing cosplay on display at the Pensacola Comic Con!

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Pensacon 2018

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Pensacon 2017

 

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WSRE is again celebrated PBS’ role in pop culture by engaging with fans most likely to embrace the label, “PBS Nerd.” This year, local PBS nerds visit Jet from the PBS KIDS series “Ready Jet Go!” at WSRE’s Pensacon photo booth February 18–19 and celebrate a regeneration of “Doctor Who” during WSRE’s Saturday late-night program lineup on April 1.
 

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Late night Saturday schedule (2017)

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WSRE will begin a weekly Saturday late night broadcast of Doctor Who (The Fifth Doctor) April 1st, 2017 at 10pm.

Pensacon 2016

We kicked off our campaign with the PBS Nerd booth at Pensacon! Featuring appearances by Clifford...

Pensacon | PBS Nerd

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Late night Saturday schedule (2016)

New for nerds:

WSRE began a weekly Saturday late night broadcast of Dr. Who and Mystery Science Theater 3000.

MST3K Film Screening at the Amos!

PBS Nerds gathered April 1, 2016 for a screening of MST3K: Pod People in the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio.

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Trace Beaulieu & Frank Conniff - Public Square Speakers Series

WSRE’s Public Square Speakers Series brought Mystery Science Theatre 3000 stars Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff to Pensacola with their live movie-riffing show, The Mads are Back! Learn more...