Programming Notes 3/22 to 3/29
Written by Holly on Thursday March 21, 2013
Friday, March 22
9pm From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts -- Neil Patrick Harris hosts the opening night concert at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. The concert stars Jennifer Hudson, Willie Nelson, Martina McBride, Joshua Bell, Mavis Staples, Merle Haggard, Pat Monahan (from Train), John Fogerty, Carole King and a company of Broadway stars that includes Brian Stokes Mitchell. The program is produced by George Stevens Jr. and Michael Stevens ("The Kennedy Center Honors).
RED GREEN and OETA MOVIE CLUB will return next week.
Saturday, March 23
7:30am SUNUP -- SUNUP travels to Carter County to examine the wild hog problem in Oklahoma and offer solutions for landowners. Also: Mesonet weather, Nitrogen application to manage cow pox in wheat, livestock and grain markets,, sheer bolts, cow-calf management and the Oklahoma Beef Quality Summit.
11:15pm MASTERPIECE CONTEMPORARY “Page Eight” – This is a repeat episode that aired the Sunday before Festival.
7pm GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET #702 “Otello” – This fed in late February, right before Festival. We’re just now able to air it. “The Tempest” airs next Saturday on OKLA.
Sunday, March 24
1:30pm OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION -- Sen. Brian Bingman (R) District 12, President Pro Tempore… and … Sen. Sean Burrage (D) District 2, Democratic Leader
7pm LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway: All of ‘Em” – Broken Arrow native, Kristin Chenoweth has made her mark on the Broadway stage, in television and in film. Her "American Songbook" concert for Lincoln Center includes some of her most celebrated work in every genre, creating a night at once intimate and archetypally all-American. (This repeats next Friday, March 29th at 9pm.)
8pm MASTERPIECE CONTEMPORARY “Song of Lunch” – This is a repeat episode from last season. MASTERPIECE CLASSIC comes back next week for the 8-week miniseries “Mr. Selfridge.” Yay!
9pm KEEPING UP APPERANCES CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 1993 -- Hyacinth buys tickets for a holiday cruise on the QE2, looking forward to making acquaintances with the better class of person that one meets in such circumstances. Little does she know that Onslow has won tickets for that very same trip.
Monday, March 25
10:30am SID THE SCIENCE KID: THE MOVIE -- A robotic tour guide malfunctions and Sid and Gabriela must save the Super Ultimate Science Museum. This 90min special preempts WORDWORLD and BARNEY & FRIENDS. It will repeat this Friday 10:30am.
8pm 180 DAYS: A YEAR INSIDE AN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL (Part 1) -- This series takes viewers on a uniquely intimate journey through a year in the lives of students, teachers and school leaders in one Washington, DC public high school. The series is framed by volatile national and local politics aimed at reforming this most fundamental of public institutions, but the lives at the center of "180 Days," most especially those of the five students whose stories take the viewer from the day 1 to day 180, seem at once deeply impacted by and yet profoundly separate from the "Race to the Top."
Tuesday, March 26
7pm TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS “Education Under Arrest” -- This program looks at the efforts by those on the frontlines of juvenile justice reform and what programs are successful in breaking the school-to-prison pipeline. Tavis Smiley travels to Washington state, Louisiana, Missouri and California, meeting the educators, law enforcement, judges, youth advocates and the at-risk teens themselves who are working together to get kids out of the juvenile justice system, back into high school and through to graduation.
8pm 180 DAYS: A YEAR INSIDE AN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL (Part 2)
10pm OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION -- Sen. Brian Bingman (R) District 12, President Pro Tempore… and … Sen. Sean Burrage (D) District 2, Democratic Leader
10:30pm IN HER POWER – Empowerment expert Helene Lerner encourages women to believe in themselves and pursue their dreams.
Wednesday, March 27
7pm THE PEOPLE’S BUSINESS – Live call-in program that will air each Wednesday night at 7pm until late May. On most Wednesdays, this will push NATURE to 10pm. Tonight, however, NATURE is on at midnight so that we can bring you three hours of special NOVA programming. NATURE can be seen Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 10am.
8pm NOVA “Meteor Strike” -- Scientists hunt for debris and clues to the origin and makeup of a meteor that landed in Russia.
9pm NOVA “Hunting the Elements” (2 hours) – Enter the world of weird, extreme chemistry on a quest to unlock the secrets of the elements.
Thursday, March 28
10pm SECRETS OF HIGHCLERE CASTLE – Back by popular demand! Good news for castle fans... SECRETS OF HENRY VIII’S CASTLE is coming on June 30th.
Friday, March 29th
10:30am SID THE SCIENCE KID: THE MOVIE -- A robotic tour guide malfunctions and Sid and Gabriela must save the Super Ultimate Science Museum. This 90min special preempts WORDWORLD and BARNEY & FRIENDS.
9pm LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway: All of ‘Em” – This is a repeat from Sunday evening (because it’s Kristin!). AMERICAN MASTERS “Philip Roth: Unmasked” can be seen April 1st at 2am.