Program Preemptions

Written by Holly on Friday March 2, 2012

Festival LogoIt's pledge drive time!! A time to see some exciting new specials and a time to renew your membership with OETA!

You probably have some favorite programs that you won't get to see for a while during the pledge drive. We understand that can be disappointing and a little frustrating. The following is a list of our most popular programs and an idea of when they're coming back (and whether you're missing anything while they're gone).

 

Thursdays, March 1, 8 and 15

STATELINE and GALLERY – New local documentaries will return in April.

THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR – No new episodes will be preempted. We’ll pick up where we left off on March 22nd.

INDEPENDENT LENS and POV – No new programs are being preempted. The next new program will be March 29th.

 

Friday, March 2, 9 and 16

WASHINGTON WEEK and NEED TO KNOW – You can see the new Friday night episodes at from midnight to 1am each Friday. If you miss it then, you can also see it Sunday mornings from 4am to 5am.

RED GREEN – We’ll pick up where we left off after the pledge drive, on Friday, March 22nd.

DOCTOR WHO – We’ll pick up where we left off after the pledge drive, on Friday, March 22nd.

 

Saturday, March 3, 10 and 17

Sewing, Quilting, Cooking and Art Programs will be paused during the pledge drive and will pick up where they left off on Saturday, March 24th.

SUNUP – Can be seen multiple times on OKLA during the pledge drive.

OKLAHOMA GARDENING -- Can be seen multiple times on OKLA during the pledge drive.

VICTORY GARDEN – All episodes have been repeats for quite a while, so we’re putting this series on hiatus. Following the pledge drive, we’ll air P. ALLEN SMITH’S GARDEN HOME. We’ve received lots of requests to air this series and we’re excited to able to bring it to OETA viewers.

THIS OLD HOUSE and ASK THIS OLD HOUSE– No new episodes will be preempted. We’ll pick up where we left off on March 24th.

HOMETIME – No new episodes will be preempted. We’ll pick up where we left off on March 24th.

NATURE, NOVA and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – No new episodes are being preempted. Everything PBS is feeding during this time is a repeat.

MOYERS & COMPANY – During the pledge drive, this series can be seen on Sunday mornings at 5am. Following the pledge drive, it will return to its regular time.

OKLAHOMA NEWS REPORT – You’ll have to catch this on Friday on Main or next week on OKLA. It won’t repeat on Saturday or Sunday during the pledge drive.

MASTERPIECE – PBS isn’t feeding any new episodes during the pledge drive. The next new MASTERPIECE will be “Great Expectations” in April.

 

Sunday, March 4, 11 and 18

MOTORWEEK – This is one of the few series that we’re preempting and it will not be able to be seen on OETA at all. Full episodes are available online on the PBS Video site.

WOODWRIGHT’S SHOP – This series is going on hiatus so that we can bring you a highly-requested similar program, ROUGH CUT-WOODWORKING WITH TOMMY MAC, which will begin airing following the pledge drive on Sunday, March 25th.

OUTDOOR OKLAHOMA -- Can be seen multiple times on OKLA during the pledge drive.

THE AVIATORS – Will return on March 25th for one more episode, then we’ll being airing train programming while we wait for new episodes of AVIATORS to become available.

NATURE, NOVA and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – No new episodes are being preempted. Everything PBS is feeding during this time is a repeat.

WASHINGTON WEEK– You can see the Friday night episodes at midnight on Friday nights and 4am Sunday mornings. Those are the only times this series will air during the pledge drive.

OKLAHOMA FORUM – Will pick up again after the pledge drive.

MCLAUGHLIN GROUP -- This is one of the few series that we’re preempting and it will not be able to be seen on OETA at all. Full episodes are available online on the McLaughlin website.

OKLAHOMA HORIZON -- Can be seen multiple times on OKLA during the pledge drive.

OKLAHOMA GARDENING -- Can be seen multiple times on OKLA during the pledge drive.

RUDY MAXA and RICK STEVES – These series will pick up where they left off following the pledge drive on Sunday, March 25th.

MASTERPIECE - PBS isn’t feeding any new episodes during the pledge drive. The next new MASTERPIECE will be “Great Expectations” and it will begin April 1st.

British Comedies – These will not air until the night the pledge drive ends, Sunday, March 18th at their usual times. We’ll pick up where we left off.

 

Monday, March 5 and 12

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – PBS isn’t feeding any new episodes during the pledge period.

BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND – Will pick up where it left off after the pledge drive.

WRITING OUT LOUD -- Can be seen multiple times on OKLA during the pledge drive.

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE – We won’t have LOSW again until after the pledge drive, Monday, March 19th. No episodes will be preempted. We’ll pick up where we left off.

 

Tuesday, March 6 and 13

FRONTLINE -- PBS isn’t feeding any new episodes during the pledge period.

 

Wednesday, March 7 and 14

NATURE and NOVA -- PBS isn’t feeding any new episodes during the pledge period.

GLOBE TREKKER – We’re not airing new episodes at this time. We’ll air a couple of repeat episodes the last two Wednesdays of March, then GLOBE TREKKER will go on hiatus for a couple of months. We’ll bring it back in June with all new episodes.