Programming Notes 6/07 to 6/13

Written by Holly on Friday June 7, 2013

Friday, June 7

7pm                  ONR -- The National Weather Service says the devastation from the tornado that hit El Reno could have been much worse…State Climatologist Dr. Renee McPherson discusses the recent violent weather pattern and the effect of heavy rains on the drought… The first indictment has been returned in the abuse, neglect and wrongful deaths in state-run veterans centers… The effects of combat and life in the military are taking their toll on service members’ mental and emotional health… The rebuilding effort following last month’s tornadoes is providing a boost to the economy… Candidates for Mayor of Tulsa square off in a debate. We have highlights… We go to a training program for the state’s law enforcement officers… In a Newsmaker Interview, Federal Prosecutor Robert Gifford discusses the trial of Bradley Manning… And, M. Scott Carter of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.


Saturday, June 8

7:30am             SUNUP -- SUNUP concludes this year's North Central Oklahoma Research Station Wheat Tour at Lahoma with expert advice on managing cover crops and Nitrogen application. Also: rainfall trends, grain and livestock markets, pregnancy checks for first-calf heifers, welding, Advanced Cow-Calf Boot Camp and cool-season grasses

8pm                  PIONEERS OF TELEVISION – We’ll air this series from now until August. Tonight is “Science Fiction.” This is nostalgia programming instead of the usual music programming.


Sunday, June 9

6:30am             WILD PHOTO ADVENTURES – This series will air in this timeslot for a while. RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY goes back to its original 1:30pm timeslot while OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION is on hiatus.

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM – “Agriculture and Extreme Weather” -- We discuss the effects of recent severe storms and tornadoes on Oklahoma’s rural areas and agricultural community, with: Clay Pope, Executive Director, Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts… Mike Thralls, Executive Director, Oklahoma Conservation Commission… Al Sutherland, OSU Oklahoma Mesonet Agriculture Coordinator… Mark Gregory, Area Extension Agronomy Specialist, OSU Extension Office in Southwest Oklahoma

1:30pm             RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY – Back into its original timeslot while OKLAHOMA CAPITOL CONNECTION is on hiatus.

7pm                  BREAKFAST SPECIAL 2: REVENGE OF THE OMELETTES – Classic and unusual dishes are sampled in great breakfast spots from Connecticut to Hawaii.

8pm                  MASTERPIECE MYSTERY “Inspector Lewis: The Indelible Stain” – This is the final repeat of last year’s series. The new episodes start next week!

9:30pm             EXPLORE ADA #206 “National Geographic Senior Photo Editor Todd James” – For more information about this series, viewers can go to the city of Ada’s website:


Tuesday, June 11

7pm                  EISENHOWER’S SECRET WAR – Examines Dwight D. Eisenhower's unwavering commitment - both public and covert - to peaceful co-existence with the USSR in the tumultuous and uneasy Cold War years. This two-hour special replaces HELEN OF TROY in the schedule, which has aired several times in the past. HELEN OF TROY can still be seen in the overnight hours.

9pm                  FRONTLINE “Syria Behind the Lines” – The devastating effect of a religious feud that is shaping Syria's future.

10pm                FRANK KEARNS: AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT – The CBS News journalist known for covering dangerous stories in the 1950s to the '70s.


Wednesday, June 12

7pm                  NATURE – Hummingbirds

8pm                  NOVA – Apes

9pm                  BATTLE FOR ELEPHANTS – Elephants

10pm                LORDS OF NATURE: LIFE IN A LAND OF GREAT PREDATORS -- Scientists explore the role predators play in restoring and maintaining ecosystems and biodiversity.


Thursday, June 13 

7pm                  GALLERY #1307 “From the Vine” and “Shaping Life” --  From the Vine: John Hernandez is a modern day artist who is carrying on an artistic tradition that is 10,000 years old. Join Gallery in June as we take you to Lawton to meet a man who can turn a common gourd into an uncommon work of art with paint, pine needles and passion. Shaping Life: Art is the fusion of one's experience, the elements of design and quality materials. All of this is driven by the creative idea and craftsmanship. Glen Thomas began drawing when he was four and does not show signs of tiring of this activity.

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “Mother Knows Best”

10pm                BILLY CONNELLY’S ROUTE 66 – Part 2 of 4 as the Scottish comedian takes the ultimate road trip as he travels the world's most famous highway.