Programming Notes 9/13 to 9/19

Written by Holly on Friday September 13, 2013

Friday, September 13

7pm                  ONR -- Governor Fallin signs legislation overhauling the state’s civil justice system at the end of a legislative special session… The man who has repeatedly forced lawmakers to redo their work sees more laws that are headed for a constitutional battle… How to provide funding for school storm shelters is still up for debate as school districts look for ways to pay for them… A new report shows much need for improvement in Oklahoma’s nursing home industry… A new clinical trial gives hop for people with brain tumors… In Oklahoma Stories, we profile a legendary Oklahoma football player and trailblazer… An Oklahoma-based movie makes it much-anticipated debut at the Toronto International Film Festival… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.


Saturday, September 14

7:30am             SUNUP -- SUNUP visits the North Central Research Station at Lahoma to look at cover crop varieties and how they can benefit soil moisture in wheat and canola fields. Also: Mesonet weather, soil structure, grain and livestock market analysis, fence-line calf weaning and a preview of the  peanut and cotton tour at the Caddo Research Station in Fort Cobb.

10:30am            COOK’S COUNTRY FROM AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN – New sixth season starts today!


Sunday, September 15

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM – “Legislative Special Session” -- We discuss the recently-concluded Special Session and more from the State Capitol with reporters: Patrick McGuigan, Capitol Beat OK... Shawn Ashley, News Director, eCapitol... Michael Cross, KOSU Radio

9:30pm             BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND – New episodes of this interesting music program start in a new timeslot. It’s shot 333-ft. underground in the Volcano Room of Tennessee's 32-mile long Cumberland Caverns. Unfortunately, we’ll only be able to see a few of these episodes right away because we're start Downton Abbey Season Two repeats at 9pm on Sunday nights starting in mid-October.


Monday, September 16

9pm                  POV “The World Before Her” -- This tale of two Indias follows a female militant leader and a woman competing in a beauty pageant.

O K L A – 11am – NEWSLINE is preempted today because of a Japanese national holiday. ASIA BIZ EXCHANGE is airing in its place. NEWSLINE will return tomorrow at the usual time.


Tuesday, September 17 – Constitution Day

7pm                  LATINO AMERICANS #101 (two hours) -- This six-hour series tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration;and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today. The series covers the 1500s to the present day. Two more two-hour episodes will air the next two Tuesday nights at 7pm.

9pm                  THE CONSTITUTION: TO OURSELVES AND OUR POSTERITY – Oklahoma City University President Robert Henry, former Chief Judge of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals sets out to explore our country’s governing document, the framers who crafted it and its importance today. Join President Henry, Oklahoma's 4th District Congressman, Tom Cole, Oklahoma Speaker of the House, T.W. Shannon and the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Judge, Arlene Johnson as they discuss how the document has affected Oklahoma, America and the world.

10pm                FRONTLINE “Egypt in Crisis” -- Martin Smith and Charles Sennott examine the rise and rapid fall of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.


Wednesday, September 18

8pm                  NOVA “Why Ships Sink” -- The events that led up to famous cruise disasters are reconstructed, including the Costa Concordia.

9pm                  BRAINS ON TRIAL WITH ALAN ALDA “Deciding Punishment” -- Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants on trial.

10pm                MOORE'S STOP: AN HISTORICAL VIEW OF AN OKLAHOMA COMMUNITY -- The history of Moore, Oklahoma, including interviews with long-time residents, historians and city officials about the historical significance of the Moore region and its unique fingerprint on the growth of Oklahoma. Narrated by Toby Keith.


Thursday, September 19 

7pm                  STATELINE #1502 “Sleepless in Oklahoma” – No one thinks they snore, but millions do. Snoring has always been treated as a joke. Today, doctors know snoring is a symptom of something very serious, Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep apnea happens when muscles in the throat relax, limiting airflow and preventing deep, restful sleep. It’s a condition that puts patients at risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Every day in Oklahoma sleep clinics are treating a growing number of people who say no matter how much they sleep, they never feel rested. Most of the patients are children. OETA’s award winning documentary series Stateline examines the treatments Oklahoma doctors are using to beat apnea without drugs, and giving rest to those who are Sleepless in Oklahoma. (Original Broadcast 9/05/13)

8pm                  GLOBE TREKKER “Food Hour: Lebanon”

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “Old Dogs” -- Dr. Martin Ellingham is still as clumsy as ever when it comes to forming relationships with the opposite sex. Just when things were beginning to look rosily romantic between him and pretty school teacher Louisa Glasson, he made a terrible faux pas. She can't forgive him for accusing her of failing in her dental hygiene regime. Meanwhile, Muriel's condition deteriorates in the home. Then Martin realizes that her problems are being caused because she is dehydrated,and that has caused her to become confused. At the surgery, Martin is taken aback to find a strange girl working in reception.