Programming Notes 5/10 to 5/16

Written by Holly on Friday May 10, 2013

Friday, May 10

7pm                  ONR – Lawmakers decide to push back expanding health care in Oklahoma for at least another year… Access to health care has become a significant issue for Oklahoma’s Hispanic population… A new clinic helps Oklahoma City residents keep dropping the pounds… The historic Cherokee National Capitol building undergoes major restoration… In a Newsmaker Interview, Mickey Hepner, Dean of the College of Business at the University of Central Oklahoma, discusses the Marketplace Fairness Act… The chance of retirement is sliding out of reach for many Americans… The ocean liner Titanic is still teaching lessons, more than 100 years after its doomed maiden voyage… 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                  Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings -- A portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician known for his virtuoso skills on the ukulele. (This guy is amazing!)


Saturday, May 11

12pm                MEXICO – ONE PLATE AT A TIME – Season 9 premieres!

O K L A Channel 4:30pm   GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Un Ballo In Maschera” -- Marcelo Allvarez and Sondra Radvanovsky star in David Alden's production of Verdi's opera.


Sunday, May 12 – Happy Mother’s Day!

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM – “Higher Education” -- We discuss Oklahoma’s colleges and universities and higher education issues with: Randy Beutler, President, Southwestern Oklahoma State University… Don Betz, President, University of Central Oklahoma… Natalie Shirley, President, Oklahoma State University-OKC

1:30pm             OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION -- Senator Ron Justice (R-District 23) and Representative Eric Proctor (D-District 77)

7pm                  CALL THE MIDWIFE – Part 7 of 8

8pm                  MASTERPIECE “Mr. Selfridge” – Part 7 of 8

9pm                  10 BUILDINGS THAT CHANGE AMERICA -- This program tells the stories of 10 American architectural marvels, including a state capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson, the original indoor shopping mall, the first airport of the Jet Age and a futuristic concert hall. You may not be familiar with all of these buildings, but they probably shaped the way you live, work, shop and play. Host Geoffrey Baer takes a journey across America and inside these 10 groundbreaking works of art and engineering. (BLETCHLEY CIRCLE had only three episodes. We haven’t been told if there will be more in the future.)


Monday, May 13

9pm                  INDEPENDENT LENS “The Invisible War” -- One of America's most shameful secrets, the epidemic of rape within the US military, is examined.


Tuesday, May 14

8pm                  CONSTITUTION WITH PETER SAGAL “It’s a Free Country” -- The history of the Bill of Rights and stories of freedom of speech and religion are explored.

9pm                  FRONTLINE “Never Forget to Lie” -- Marian Marzynski recalls how he escaped the Holocaust and survived in a Catholic monastery.

10pm                OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION -- Senator Ron Justice (R-District 23) and Representative Eric Proctor (D-District 77)

10:30pm           NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKES OF 1811-1812 -- A historical look at the massive quakes that struck a tiny frontier town in Missouri in 1811.


Wednesday, May 15

9pm                  SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Caveman Cannibals” -- A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones are discovered in a remote region of northern Spain.

10pm                NATURE “Great Zebra Exodus” – Over 20,000 zebras make their epic migration across the Kalahari's Makgadikgadi Pans in Africa.


Thursday, May 16 

7pm                  GALLERY #1306 – Studio 222 and Hector Lopez - Sketchin & Skatin (Premiere)

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “The Wrong Goodbye” -- Martin is busy with patients on his last day in town. After a car accident, Louisa goes into labor.

10pm                FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S BOYNTON HOUSE: THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS -- An exclusive look inside the painstaking process of restoring and rehabilitating the historic home.