Programming Notes 4/26 to 5/02

Written by Holly on Friday April 26, 2013

Friday, April 26

7pm                  ONR -- Oklahoma’s water future hinges on how the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a lawsuit between Oklahoma and a Texas regional water district… The governor and legislative leaders reach agreement on a tax cut, a major changes in the workers compensation system and repair of the state Capitol… Natural disasters lead to a rise in property insurance rates… Breathing fumes from household chemicals is often seen as a cheap, safe high by teens and young adults, but even one hit of some substances can be deadly… Social media and digital technology are changing the way we live, learn and work… We discuss the latest news from the state Capitol with Shawn Ashley of eCapitol… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

9pm                  LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Carousel' with the New York Philharmonic” – This 2-1/2 hour program preempts RED GREEN SHOW and DOCTOR WHO. They’ll return next week.

Saturday, April 27

7:30am             SUNUP -- Discusses freeze damage in wheat and travels to Tillman County to look at damage from earlier in April. Plus, crop insurance, cattle rebreeding, grain market analysis, dry lot feeding, air hoses and a precision agriculture class.

8pm                  THE WORLD OF NAT KING COLE -- Traces the life and career of the Chicago born singer who passed away in his prime at age 45, but whose music has been loved and enjoyed by generations since.

9pm                  OETA MOVIE CLUB “Four Weddings and a Funeral” – A charming Englishman and a pretty American woman always seem to run into each other at weddings.


Sunday, April 28

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM – “Capitol Reporters Roundtable” -- We discuss a big week at the Capitol with state Capitol reporters, as legislative leaders and the governor reach agreement on a tax cut, infrastructure repairs and major changes in the workers compensation system:  Guests are: Sean Murphy, The Associated Press… Michael Cross, KOSU Radio… Michael McNutt, The Oklahoman and… Patrick McGuigan, 

1:30pm             OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION -- Senator Kim David (R-District 18) and Rep. Skye McNeil (R-District 29)

7pm                  CALL THE MIDWIFE – Part 5 of 8 

8pm                  MASTERPIECE “Mr. Selfridge” – Part 5 of 8

9pm                  BLETCHLEY CIRCLE – Part 2 of 3


Monday, April 29

9pm                  INDEPENDENT LENS “The Undocumented” -- The story of migrants who die trying to cross an unforgiving desert in search of a better life. (90min)


Tuesday, April 30

7pm                  THE DUST BOWL – Part 2 of 2 

9pm                  FRONTLINE “Top Secret America – 9/11 to the Boston Bombing” – Last minute programming change! Tonight’s episode was originally scheduled to be “Never Forget to Lie,” which will now air May 14th. The program airing tonight will look at the dramatic changes that have reshaped America in the decade since the 9/11 attacks.

10pm                OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION -- Senator Kim David (R-District 18) and Rep. Skye McNeil (R-District 29)

10:30pm           SHILOH: THE DEVIL’S OWN DAY -- The Battle of Shiloh in 1862, one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War, is recounted.


Wednesday, May 1

8pm                  NOVA “Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Creatures” – Part 4 of 4

9pm                  SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers” -- The bugging operation by MI19 that recorded confessions by 4,000 German POW's is highlighted.

10pm                NATURE “Legendary White Stallions” – This story of the famous Lipizzaner stallions focuses on the bond between the horses and caregivers.


Thursday, May 2 

7pm                  ASK A LAWYER 2013 – The theme of tonight's program is “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.” It will feature segments on sexual abuse of children, elder law and legal questions about social media. People can call 800-456-8525 (statewide) or 918-838-8770 (Tulsa) for free legal advice from 9am to 9pm on this day only. More information can be found here

8pm                  GLOBE TREKKER -- Pacific Journeys from Santiago to Pitcairn

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “Midwife Crisis” -- Martin meets the midwife who will be looking after Louisa and the two of them do not hit it off.

10pm                WILDERNESS: THE GREAT DEBATE -- Robert Redford and leading experts explore a host of environmental issues in the American West.