Programming Notes 7/26 to 7/31

Written by Holly on Friday July 26, 2013

Friday, July 26

7pm                  ONR -- The state’s two largest power companies are taking different roads to comply with new emission control standards from the Environmental Protection Agency… State Impact Oklahoma’s Logan Layden discusses a new study that shows more than 200 plants, including 6 in Oklahoma, are releasing heavy metals into waterways… Recently-published scientific research adds new weight to theories linking oil and gas activity to earthquakes in Oklahoma… A new report show the most profitable Indian gaming regions are in Oklahoma, and improvements to the gaming experience are coming… At one time, the American buffalo was nearly extinct, but today there are half-a-million and their meat is becoming popular at the dinner table… In a Newsmaker Interview, we discuss a push to use DNA analysis to investigate criminal convictions, with Oklahoma Watch reporter Shaun Hittle… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

8:30pm             CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK – This new Friday night program will provide a retrospective of the best stories and interviews from the nightly PBS program CHARLIE ROSE. The show will capture the defining moments in politics, science, business, culture, media and sports. NEED TO KNOW is no longer in production.


Saturday, July 27

7:30am             SUNUP -- SUNUP features the 92nd Oklahoma 4-H Roundup opening ceremony and showcases a first-time Roundup participant as he competes. Also: rainfall trends, CSI in a Wheat Field summer 4-H forensics camp, wheat prices, vitamin and mineral nutrition for grazing cattle, 4-H shooting sports, project management tips, OSU's Big 3 Field Days livestock judging competition and food safety.


Sunday, July 28

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM -- “Invisible Eve”  -- We discuss the high rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma and the new book about women in prison, "Invisible Eve," with:  Yousef Khanfar, Photographer and Author, "Invisible Eve"… Kela Miller, Former Oklahoma prison inmate featured in "Invisible Eve"… Susan F. Sharp, David Ross Boyd Professor of Sociology, University of Oklahoma (This program originally aired on June 23, 2013)

8pm                  MASTERPIECE “Endeavor: Home” -- While studying for his sergeant's exam, Morse investigates the hit-and-run death of a professor.

9:30pm             NORTH POLE PROMISE -- The story of two American explorers and their secret legacy left at the North Pole 100 years ago.


Monday, July 29

9:30pm             POV “Neurotypical” -- An exploration of autism is showcased from the point of view of autistic people themselves.


Tuesday, July 30

7pm                  A RIDE ALONG LINCOLN HIGHWAY – The history and wonderful landmarks found along the first coast-to-coast highway are chronicled.

8pm                  GREAT OLD AMUSEMENT PARKS -- Celebrate pre-Disney parks and check out some old wooden roller coasters and other classic rides.

9pm                  FRONTLINE “Life and Death in Assisted Living” -- A look at the nation's largest assisted living company sheds light on this billion dollar industry.

10pm                EATING ALABAMA -- An Alabama couple face huge challenges while trying to eat only locally-grown food, in-season.


Wednesday, July 31

9pm                  NAZI MEGA WEAPONS -- The story of how German rocket scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles.

10pm                ECHOES OF THE HOLOCAUST -- Holocaust survivors who act as guides at The Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach share their stories.