Programming Notes 11/01 to 11/07

Written by Holly on Friday November 1, 2013

Friday, November 1

7pm                  ONR -- The push is on to make major changes to the state’s pension systems, affecting tens of thousands of Oklahomans... About 240 new laws went into effect on November 1.  We discuss some of the most notable ones with Shawn Ashley of eCapitol… Lawmakers explore ways to provide a safe place for students when Oklahoma’s weather turns deadly… Wind farms are sprouting around the state, and one to be erected in Osage County is causing environmental concerns, while supporters say it will boost the local economy… We hear a global perspective on the federal government shutdown… As Native American Heritage Month begins, we look at how growing numbers of people are learning about their Indian ancestry… A new publication gives a hand up to homeless Oklahomans… And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

9pm                  LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN “Mumford & Sons” -- The band delivers songs from its recent album "Babel" from the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.

10:30pm           DOCTOR WHO “Angels Take Manhattan” – Matt Smith and Karen Gillan star as the Doctor and his companion as Doctor Who returns for a new series. After his explosive regeneration,the Eleventh Doctor awakes to discover his TARDIS is about to crash! After falling from the sky, he pulls himself out of the wreckage to come face-to-face with young Amy Pond. Still wearing the remains of the Tenth Doctor's suit, ripped and raggedy from the damage after the TARDIS control room exploded, the Doctor promises to take Amy to the stars. But before they can begin their journey, they become embroiled in an alien plot that could destroy the Earth!

O K L A – 9pm – LOU REED: ROCK AND ROLL HEART, AN AMERICAN MASTERS SPECIAL – An in-depth look at Lou Reeds' achievements and his prolific career as a musician and songwriter.

 

Saturday, November 2

7:30am             SUNUP -- Discussing current Oklahoma water issues and the concept of water auctions, along with water classifications, permits and landowner rights. Also: Mesonet weather; a preview of the National Weather Festival; grain market analysis; grass tetany prevention in cattle; livestock insect stress; equipment bearings; a preview of OSU's 20th Annual Totusek Animal Science Lectureship; and tips on planning a successful prescribed burn.

10am                MARTHA BAKES – It’s November now. We’re shifting gears off barbecue and focusing on baking for a while. MARTHA BAKES is a new Martha Stewart series. What is she doing? She’s baking! The barbecue programming will return next spring.

8pm                  RICHARD GLAZIER IN CONCERT: FROM RAGTIME TO REEL TIME -- The award-winning pianist brings new life to classics by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and more.

O K L A – 4:30pm – GREAT PERFORMANCES “Moby Dick from the San Francisco Opera” -- One of the nation's leading opera companies, San Francisco Opera has been the site for many memorable GP productions. In October 2012, GP partnered with SFO once again to record composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer's acclaimed adaptation of the classic Herman Melville novel "Moby-Dick." Jay Hunter Morris stars as the obsessive Captain Ahab. This program is 2.5 hours. Most of it will air on OETA’s Main channel after OETA Movie Club on Friday night/Saturday morning from 1am to 3:30am.

 

Sunday, November 3

12:30pm           OKLAHOMA FORUM -- “The Graduates” – Discussion of the Latino student dropout crisis and the series, “The Graduates,” with: Richard Storm, Principal, Union Alternative School, Tulsa… Mike Figueroa, Principal, Santa Fe South Middle School, Oklahoma City… Rocio Esparza, Para-professional, Santa Fe South Elementary School, Oklahoma City

6pm                  RUTH AND BILLY GRAHAM: WHAT GRACE PROVIDES -- Walter Cronkite narrates the story of Ruth and Billy Graham's personal, married and family life.

7pm                  SECRETS OF SELFRIDGES -- Selfridge revolutionized the way that Londoners shopped by introducing a new American retail model.

8pm                  MASTERPIECE “The Paradise, Part 5 of 7”

9pm                  MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey, Series 2, Part 4” – The buzz is growing steadily about the next new season, premiering Sunday, January 5th at 8pm. As in years past, there will be eight parts to the next new season.

 

Monday, November 4

7pm                  ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Junk in the Trunk 3” -- Never-before-seen appraisals from the 2013 season include a sports collection and a very old book.

9pm                  INDEPENDENT LENS “The Graduates, Hour Two” -- An intimate look at how students and teachers are faring in a stressed public education system. Tonight’s episode is about three boys. Last week featured three girls, including Darlene Bustos from Tulsa.

10pm                OKLAHOMA FORUM – Repeat of Sunday’s episode -- “The Graduates” – Discussion of the Latino student dropout crisis and the series, “The Graduates,” with: Richard Storm, Principal, Union Alternative School, Tulsa… Mike Figueroa, Principal, Santa Fe South Middle School, Oklahoma City… Rocio Esparza, Para-professional, Santa Fe South Elementary School, Oklahoma City

 

Tuesday, November 5

7pm                  THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS “Into the Fire” (Part 3 of 6)

8pm                  JIMI HENDRIX: AMERICAN MASTERS -- The definitive story of the influential rock guitarist features interviews and performance footage.

10pm                PRIDE & JOY -- Filmmaker Joe York spotlights Southern foodways and the people who prepare Southern food and drink.

 

Wednesday, November 6

7pm                  NATURE “Love in the Animal Kingdom” -- The subtle, outrageous and romantic antics of gorillas, flamingos and other animals are revealed.

8pm                  NOVA “Making Stuff Safer” -- The extent that science and technology can protect us from monumental forces of nature is explored.

9pm                  RAW TO READY “Bombardier” -- The Bombardier CRJ-1000 is a comfortable, durable and fuel efficient short-range regional jet.

10pm                OUT ON A LIMB -- The evolution of prosthetics and exciting advancements in engineering and robotics are explored.

 

Thursday, November 7

9am                  COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG ELECTRONIC FIELD TRIP “The Balance of Power” – This preempts SESAME STREET today.

7pm                  GALLERY #1404 “Woolaroc” -- Travel to Northeast Oklahoma to rediscover Frank Phillips, his legacy and a new effort to revive what became known as The Magic of Woolaroc. (Premiere)

9pm                  DOC MARTIN “Erotomania” -- Graham Orchard, a Salvation Army member, arrives in Portwenn to try to trace a missing woman.

10pm                SECRETS OF SELFRIDGES -- Selfridge revolutionized the way that Londoners shopped by introducing a new American retail model.