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AFest3DJuly 30 through August 9, 2009 only on OETA

Great Music and Better Living Programs!

Check out a wide range of music performances, featuring everyone from Tony Bennett to Dolly Parton, and from Disco all-stars to Pete Seeger. Plus, don’t miss new specials from Dr. Wayne Dyer, Daniel O’Donnell, Yanni, Eric Clapton, Levon Helm and America’s Home Cooking.

OETA Begins Summer Pledge Drive

OETA-The Oklahoma Network recently announced the lineup for its annual summer pledge drive, AugustFest, beginning Thursday July 30.

The funds raised will enable OETA to purchase educational PBS and syndicated programming for 2010.

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AugustFest 2009 programs include Tony Bennett: An American Classic, which features breathtaking stage productions that take the viewer on an emotional musical journey of this legendary entertainer's life, with appearances by Diana Krall, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and more. The program airs Sunday August 2 at 7 p.m.

Also included in the lineup are Great Performances: Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration, airing Friday August 7 at 10 p.m., once-in-a-lifetime concert event from Madison Square Garden with artists including Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp Ben Harper and Dave Matthews, Get Down Tonight: The Disco Explosion, Monday August 3 at 9 p.m., which spotlights the still-thriving disco beat brought back by the original artists, and Great Performances: Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood in Concert from Madison Square Garden, airing Wednesday August 5 at 10 p.m., a concert special featuring the music icons in their first concert together since their days in the supergroup Blind Faith.

Other pledge programs include The Big Band Years, airing Tuesday August 4 at 7 p.m., country queen Dolly Parton in Dolly Live in London, airing Tuesday August 4 at 9 p.m., and Yanni Voices: Live from the Forum in Acapulco, airing Sunday August 2 at 8 p.m. AugustFest 2009 concludes with the Best of AugustFest, Sunday August 9, featuring the top pledge programs.

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Daniel Pink: Living on the Right Side of the Brain

Fiesta Mexicana

Weekdays on Okla, enjoy rich, quality programming covering all aspects of this great state - people, places, politics and everything in between. Featuring the best in award-winning OETA local productions such as Stateline and Gallery, as well as national specials, films and documentaries with an Oklahoma flavor, Okla offers a wide range of Oklahoma programming each weekday. Okla also includes encore presentations of the Oklahoma News Report. OETA will continue to broadcast the standard OKLA schedule on weekdays during AugustFest until 7pm. For more schedules check online at www.oeta.tv/schedules


Country Bluegrass Homecoming

John Denver: The Wildlife Concert

1 PM

Finding Your Own True Love with Dr. Diana Kirschner

Visions of Scotland

Josh Groban, An Evening in New York

2 PM

Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias

3 PM

Doo Wop's Greatest Hits

Dr. Wayne Dyer Excuses Begone!

Tony Bennett: An American Classic

4 PM

We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song

Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon Live: Pulse

5 PM

Celine Dion: A New Day

Chris Botti: Live in Boston

6 PM

A Company of Voices

Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood: In Concert from Madison Square Garden

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

7 PM

Welk Stars Through the Years

Tony Bennett: An American Classic

Magic Moments: Best of 50s Pop

The Big Band Years

Josh Groban, An Evening in New York

Daniel O'Donnell: Hope and Praise

Lawrence Welk: God Bless America

8 PM

Rock, Rhythm and Doo Wop

Yanni Voices: Live from the Forum in Acapulco

Big Band Years

Country Bluegrass Homecoming

9 PM

John Denver: The Wildlife Concert

Get Down Tonight-The Disco Explosion

Dolly Live in London

Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey


10 PM



Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration at Madison Square Garden

Levon Helm Ramble at the Ryman

Rick Steves'

11 PM

Roy Orbison & Friends

Regulary Scheduled Programming Resumes