Programming Notes 6/14 to 6/20

Written by Holly on Friday June 14, 2013

Friday, June 14

7pm                  ONR – Efforts by members of the Comanche Nation to preserve a historic cemetery meet with resistance from the U.S. Army in Lawton… A coalition of groups plans a summer of protest against construction of the southern leg of the Keystone pipeline project… A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court sides with Oklahoma in a lawsuit brought by a regional water district in Texas over water rights… In a Newsmaker Interview, Congressman Frank Lucas, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, discusses the progress being made on the new farm bill… Rescue workers make one last push to re-connect pets found after the Moore and El Reno tornadoes with their owners before putting the animals up for adoption… We discover why thousands of Oklahomans are making paintball part of their Oklahoma Life… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

10pm                DOCTOR WHO “The Impossible Astronaut” – We’re starting over with this series again. This is the last time we’ll run it. We should have the new episodes in later this fall, hopefully premiering them in October.


Saturday, June 15

7:30am             SUNUP -- This week on SUNUP, we take a look at the impact animal programs can have on Oklahoma's youth by looking back at some of our favorite stories… We start in Holdenville, examining the comprehensive nature of the Hughes County youth livestock feed out program with Aubie Keesee. Then, we take you inside a livestock fitting contest at OYE to talk about team building and trust. We visit with Mark Johnson, coach of the 2012 National Champion Livestock Judging Team, about what it takes to compete and how students benefit both personally and professionally. On Cow-Calf Corner, Glenn Selk offers a few tips for keeping show animals healthy as they travel to and from shows. We revisit an inspirational trio of our most heartwarming stories: Noble FFA's inclusive livestock show for students with disabilities, a showman from Sallisaw, and the Rogers County equine therapy program. Finally, on Shop Stop, Randy Taylor and Wayne Kiner show us a technique for cutting and melting poly rope in one process.

9pm                  OETA MOVIE CLUB “Much Ado About Nothing” – The Kenneth Branagh/Emma Thompson version from 1993. “I was born to speak all mirth and no matter.”

O K L A   4pm    GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Aida” -- Radames, a military commander in Egypt, falls in love with Aida, a captured Ethiopian princess. (Not the Elton John version)


Sunday, June 16 – Happy Father’s Day!

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM – “Lessons Learned from May Tornadoes” -- We discuss the lessons learned from deadly tornadoes about emergency preparedness and disaster recovery in Oklahoma, with: Albert Ashwood, Director, Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management… Steve Eddy, City Manager, City of Moore… Don Burgess, Research Meteorologist, University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology and National Severe Storms Laboratory… Jeff Snyder, PhD candidate, University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology

8pm                  MASTERPIECE MYSTERY “Inspector Lewis, Series VI: Down Among the Fearful” -- Kevin Whately returns for a sixth season as Inspector Lewis. He and his young partner DS Hathaway (Laurence Fox) continue solving cases in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford. When a psychic is found murdered, Inspector Lewis and DS Hathaway discover that the victim is really an Oxford psychology research fellow. As they probe further, the truth behind the psychic's double life unravels, revealing numerous suspects. (Three total new episodes. The next two will air on the following Sundays.)

9:30pm             FOUND CAUSES #204 – I don’t have any content information for this episode. All of the episodes and more information about the featured organizations can be found here:


Monday, June 17

9pm                  INDEPENDENT LENS “The Revolutionary Optimists” -- Children are helping to make radical health and sanitation improvements in the slums of Calcutta.


Tuesday, June 18

7pm                  JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE -- This episode was derived from the original two-part series "The Rockefellers” from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in 2000.

9pm                  FRONTLINE “The Retirement Gamble” -- Questions are raised about how America's financial institutions protect the savings of individuals.

10pm                ANNA MAY WONG: IN HER OWN WORDS -- The life and career of the first Chinese-American movie star.


Wednesday, June 19

10pm                1962 WORLD'S FAIR: WHEN SEATTLE INVENTED THE FUTURE -- Archival footage showcases the exciting six-month celebration of science and technology in 1962.


Thursday, June 20 

7pm                  STATELINE #1404 “Thunder Boom” -- Takes a look at the impact the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball franchise has had on business, state pride and our state image.

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “Remember Me” -- Martin and Louisa's baby still doesn't have a name. P.C. Joe Penhale's ex-wife Maggie visits.