Programming Notes -- 7/12 to 7/18

Written by Holly on Friday July 12, 2013

Friday, July 12

7pm                  ONR -- Thousands of Oklahomans are being forced to take unpaid leave because of federal budget cuts under sequestration – cuts that may increase as the U.S. House and Senate remain far apart on a budget deal… The U.S. Supreme Court throws the future of Baby Veronica back into question.  Her Oklahoma father says his fight to keep her is not over… We look at the practical applications and privacy concerns surrounding unmanned aerial vehicles… The defense has rested in the court martial of Oklahoma native Bradley Manning.  In a Frontline excerpt, we learn how he was able to get sensitive government information… Security leaks and hacker attacks on information networks force increased interest in cyber security… A group of Oklahomans urges the United States to provide humanitarian aid to victims of the civil war in Syria… In a Newsmaker Interview, ABC News Correspondent and Gaylord College professor Mike Boettcher discusses the Syrian conflict… We head to the drive-in theater to experience a rite of summer… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

8:30pm             NEED TO KNOW – This is the final episode of NEED TO KNOW. It’s going out of production. Starting next week, CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK will take this time period.


Saturday, July 13

7:30am             SUNUP -- SUNUP visits OKC-West in El Reno to see the livestock auction's post-tornado reconstruction and hear about plans to reopen later this month. Also: forage-nitrate testing, Oklahoma-Kansas Winter Canola Conferences, plant water use, farm bill, bolts, Vegas Strip steak, dove hunting, grain market analysis and the Oklahoma Women in Agriculture and Small Business Statewide Conference.

O K L A – 4:30 to 7pm – GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Maria Stuarda” – Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of doomed Mary, Queen of Scots.


Sunday, July 14

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM – “Common Core State Standards” -- We discuss the Common Core State Standards for education, with:  Ann L. Caine, Ed.D., Superintendent, Stillwater Public Schools… Jenni White, President, Restore Oklahoma Public Education… Amber England, Government Affairs Director, Stand for Children… Everett Piper, Ph.D., President, Oklahoma Wesleyan University

7pm                  SECRETS OF CHATSWORTH -- Chatsworth Estate has been home to the distinguished Cavendish family for over five centuries.

8pm                  MASTERPIECE MYSTERY “Endeavor: Fugue” -- Constable Endeavour Morse's love of opera may be the key to stopping a string of Oxford homicides.

9:30pm             Pedro E. Guerrero, Portrait of An Image Maker -- The photographer for Frank Lloyd Wright, Louise Nevelson and Alexander Calder is highlighted.

VICAR OF DIBLEY expired at the end of June. AS TIME GOES BY will take its place in the month of July. And then DOC MARTIN fills the 11pm timeslot starting in August.


Monday, July 15

9pm                  POV “Only the Young” -- Three unconventional Christian teenagers come of age in a small Southern California town.


Tuesday, July 16

7pm                  LEWIS & CLARK: THE JOURNEY OF THE CORP OF DISCOVERY (Part 2 of 2)

9pm                  FRONTLINE “The Real CSI” -- A Frontline investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science.

10pm                TOMLINSON HILL -- A look at how the legacy of slavery in east and central Texas has created a region still divided. (Will repeat on OKLA starting in August.) 


Wednesday, July 17

9pm                  NAZI MEGA WEAPONS “Atlantic Wall” -- The extensive system of fortifications the Nazis built on the western coast of Europe is examined. (Two more in this series airs the next two weeks.)

10pm                GHOST ARMY -- A look at US troops who tricked the enemy with sound effects and visual illusions in World War II.


Thursday, July 18 

7pm                  GALLERY #1401 – “March to the Stadium” – Bands from OU and OSU…  “Capturing Imagination” – Artist from Seminole paints public art

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “Ever After” – Final new episode of this series. We’ll air new ones after they are offered to us. At this point, they are still in production. They haven’t aired overseas yet, much less been offered to us. We’ll start back over with the first episode next week. And then starting in August, we’ll air them on Sunday nights at 11pm AND Thursday nights at 9pm.

10pm                AGE OF CHAMPIONS -- Senior citizens, including a 100 year-old tennis champion, compete at the National Senior Games.