WTOP, Oswego State’s student-run TV station, has 15 student produced shows that will air this semester. Three of these programs are returning to the station for second seasons and the remaining 12 are brand new productions.
Join hosts Mike Toper and Matt Armstrong as they bring you extensive coverage of Oswego State athletics. Viewers will get the lowdown on what’s really going on with Laker sports. "Laker Lowdown" and their production team are working hard to bring viewers 10 new episodes this semester. The show is returning for its second season.
October 15th, 22nd and 29th
November 5th, 12th and 19th
Frank Carmine hosts a late night style talk show with guests that include college administrators, local elected officials, local talent and musical groups. Carmine is ‘totally frank’ with his viewers and asks his interviewees the tough questions. The show is entering its second season on WTOP.
November 4th, 11th and 18th
Follow WTOP’s own John Wolfson, aka Magical John, as he takes to the Oswego State campus to amaze spectators with his world-class magic. Viewers will see what they would if they were watching the illusions in person. This show is ‘real magic for real people.’ "Street Magic" is returning for its second season.
"The Brew and Food Crew"
Have you ever wondered which restaurant was best for taking your parents out; for taking out a date; or where to get the best hot wings in town? This original shows explores the variety of dining options available to college students in Oswego and even divulges a few of the best kept secrets that only the locals know about.
"Excuse the Inconveniance"
Modeled after ESPN’s "Pardon the Interruption," this show takes a comical look at Laker sports and still gives off more information than the average viewer would ever need. Sorry, no guest appearances by Michael Wilbon are scheduled for the premiere season.
November 9th and 23rd
"Students Underappreciated Near You"
Follow different students and organizations on Oswego State’s campus as they attempt to navigate the college environment and find their way. This new production highlights those who might go unnoticed and the camera shots will have loving it from the opening credits.
"Son of a Pitch!"
Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a TV show? This scripted comedy examines the lives of two guys who pitch everything and anything in an effort to get their names on a televised series. Maybe one of their ideas might even stick?
"What’s on TOP?"
WTOP’s own Kait Tyler and Kris Brandow bring an interesting, and funny, perspective of the studio’s behind-the-scenes activity as they show viewers an inside look of the daily grind in a TV station.
November 5th and 19th
"The Nick Brown Cooking Experience"
This cooking show is geared toward the needs of college students. Join host Nick Brown while he demonstrates how to cook tasty meals with limited equipment and on a budget that won’t break the bank or steal from the beer money collection.
This show is dedicated to the ‘extreme sports’ that Oswego State students participate in. Tune in to catch coverage of skateboarding, skiing, snowboarding and a variety of other ‘extreme sports.’
"The Laker Effect"
A sports show dedicated to the athletic teams of Oswego State. This out-of-studio show gives viewers and up-close-and-personal take on Laker sports.
Air date: November 2nd
This show is a twist of "The Daily Show" and a traditional variety show. Its edginess will bring a college-appropriate sense of humor with informative material on what’s happening on campus.
This fast-paced SNL-style variety show will keep viewers laughing and wanting more as the cast acts out scripted comedy.
Producer Marvin Mathews takes viewers out on a tour of other students’ rooms on campus. Some of these rooms will have you calling an interior decorator to help spruce up your idea of ‘living space.’ Does your room have what it takes to be on this take-off of "MTV Cribs"?
To be announced
"Under the Microscope"
Is Alex Resila the next Jon Stewart? Find out as the humorous host shows his witty take on ‘what’s happening’ for WTOP viewers.