Programming Notes 10/04 to 10/10
Written by Holly on Thursday October 3, 2013
Friday, October 4
7pm ONR -- U.S. Representative Tom Cole discusses the partial shutdown of the federal government in a Newsmaker Interview… We examine how the shutdown of the federal government and sequester cuts have affected SNAP benefits… In a special “It’s Your Government” feature, we go inside the office of Governor Mary Fallin… An innovative education program called City Year comes to Tulsa to work on improving graduation rates… Living with Alzheimer’s is a way of life for many Oklahomans… We learn about the importance of early detection to prevent deaths from prostate cancer… Is raw milk making a comeback in the marketplace? We discuss with Logan Layden of StateImpact Oklahoma… Two historic football stadiums are getting facelifts and a new lease on life… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.
10:30pm DOCTOR WHO – NEW SEASON BEGINS!! “Asylum of the Daleks” is one of the best episodes ever produced and it introduces us to Jenna Louise Coleman who will later become the Eleventh Doctor’s companion. And notice the new start time! The episodes will begin at 10:30pm instead of 10:23pm. Easier to find, plan for and record.
2:30am (Overnight) GREAT PERFORMANCES “The Hollow Crown” – This four-part miniseries four of Shakespeare's History Plays into a single chronological narrative - Henry IV Part II airs tonight at 2:30am on our Main channel and airs on 8pm Friday night at 8pm on OKLA.
Saturday, October 5
7:30am SUNUP -- SUNUP discusses how the government shutdown and expiration of the farm bill could impact Oklahoma producers. Also: farmer's markets, vegetable production, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, drought monitor, October temperature and rainfall outlook, wheat prices, replacement heifers, troublshooting mechanical problems and prescribed burning certification.
12:30pm THIS OLD HOUSE and ASK THIS OLD HOUSE – New season begins!
8pm ELTON JOHN: IN CONCERT – During this 90min special, viewers will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to get a copy of this concert for their home library. We’ll be taking calls during this program from viewers who’d like to become members of OETA.
9:30pm OETA MOVIE CLUB – “Splendor in the Grass” – Starts half an hour late tonight due to Elton John.
Sunday, October 6
12:30pm OKLAHOMA FORUM #1114 – Local discussion of football related injuries with guests: Jeff McKibbin, Program Director, Graduate Athletic Training Education Program and former Athletic Trainer, University of Central Oklahoma… Pat Bellgowan, Director of Cognitive Neuroscience, Laureate Institute for Brain Research… Dan Newman, Head Athletic Trainer, Union Public Schools
6pm THE TEACH-IN ON THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND WWII -- Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, David Kennedy and David McCullough, join lead historians at the University of Oklahoma to discuss this crucial period in American history. This will re-air on 10/09 at 5am, 10/12 at 6am and 10/29 at 10pm.
7pm LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX – People who are watching this series will love this episode! No spoilers…
8pm MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “The Paradise, Part 1 of 7” -- Denise Lovett, a young and ambitious country girl, takes a job at a glittering department store. Tonight’s episode is two hours long, but the rest of them are only 60min.
10pm AS TIME GOES BY – This takes the place of ARE YOU BEING SERVED due to some rights issues. Broadcast rights for AS TIME GOES BY and KEEPING UP APPEARANCES expire early next year.
11pm DOC MARTIN “Aromatherpy” -- Local radio host Caroline Bosman may have a drinking problem. Martin tends to stinky Vernon Cooke.
Monday, October 7
New children’s programming lineups starts today. I’ll post separately about that.
9pm POV “Brooklyn Castle” -- A look at how chess became a Brooklyn public school's unlikely inspiration for academic success.
Tuesday, October 8
7pm IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE ‘Fiesta Latina” – This was originally going to be “Musica Latina” but they had to delay taping due to the shooting at the DC Navy Yard. “Musica Latina” will now air in early November.
8pm FRONTLINE “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” – We’ve been waiting on this one! It’s a biggie! An investigation into the NFL and brain injuries reveals the true health risks to football players. (2 hours)
10pm OKLAHOMA FORUM #1114 – Local discussion of football related injuries with guests: Jeff McKibbin, Program Director, Graduate Athletic Training Education Program and former Athletic Trainer, University of Central Oklahoma… Pat Bellgowan, Director of Cognitive Neuroscience, Laureate Institute for Brain Research… Dan Newman, Head Athletic Trainer, Union Public Schools
10:30pm JOHN WOODEN: THE INDIANA STORY – After all of that heavy talk about football injuries, it’s time to enjoy a look back at the life of John Wooden, the legendary basketball coach and inspirational teacher. Told through archival photos and interviews, we’ll see Wooden’s farm upringing, his courtship of the girl-next-door, his service in World War II, his basketball heroics and his seven seasons in the National Basketball League, his time learning the coaching trade and his record-setting career at UCLA.
Wednesday, October 9
8pm NOVA “Megastorm Aftermath” -- An investigation of Hurricane Sandy focuses on the critical questions raised by the historic storm.
9pm SECRETS OF THE DEAD “The Man Who Saved the World” -- Follow the drama surrounding the B-59 Soviet submarine during a critical point in the Cold War.
10pm A COMPANY OF HEROES -- Follow the drama surrounding the B-59 Soviet submarine during a critical point in the Cold War.
Thursday, October 10
7pm GALLERY #1403 -- FEEL THE VELVET, BABY! Artist Trent Lawson and BLACK AND WHITE: The Sketches of Charles Keller (Premiere)
8pm GLOBE TREKKER #1202 – We’re repeating episodes from earlier in the season while the production crew takes a break. We’ll have new episodes in November.
9pm DOC MARTIN “Aromatherpy” -- Local radio host Caroline Bosman may have a drinking problem. Martin tends to stinky Vernon Cooke.
10pm CALL THE MIDWIFE #208 – This is the final regular episode of this series. Next week will be the “holiday special” and then we’ll go to “Secrets of…” episodes.