Archive for November, 2015

Richard Remembers Karen in THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU

Sunday, November 29th, 2015
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This program presents the fascinating history of the top American music act of the 1970s – brother and sister duo Richard and Karen Carpenter – and the songs that made them famous: We’ve Only Just Begun, Rainy Days & Mondays, Top of The World, Superstar, For All We Know, Close To You and many others. THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU airs on Saturday, December 5, at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

DOC MARTIN: SEVEN GRUMPY SEASONS New Special Saturday

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Nov
23

Shot on location in the picturesque seaside village of Port Isaac during the filming of Doc Martin’s highly anticipated seventh season, Doc Martin – Seven Grumpy Seasons is public television’s behind-the-scenes look at the international hit series. Featuring interviews with producers, cast members, and director Ben Gregor, this special is an enjoyable sneak peek at what Martin Clunes – the Doc himself – is calling the “best” series yet. DOC MARTIN: SEVEN GRUMPY SEASONS airs on Saturday, November 28, at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

NATURE CAT Delights Kids on KTWU!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Nov
18

NATURE CAT is an animated series that encourages children to explore nature and to further inspire viewers to develop connections with the natural world. Designed for kids ages 3-8 and inspired by research on the health and educational benefits of spending time outside, NATURE CAT encourages families to get active and go on their own outdoor adventures. Watch NATURE CAT weekdays at 7 AM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

One of the Highest Youth Suicide Rates in the World

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
Nov
11

A new documentary SOL is the story of Solomon Tapatia Uyarasuk, a charismatic young Inuk and amateur acrobat, musician and poet, who in recent years had become a rising star in the world of circus arts troupe Artcirq (Arctic Circus). The values imparted to Sol, raised in the arts and traditional Inuit culture by his grandmother, deeply influenced him. This documentary is a moving tribute to him, who was found dead in the Igloolik police station in 2012 at the age of 26, shedding light on one of the underlying social issues of Canada North’s which has one of the highest youth suicide rates in the world. SOL airs on Tuesday, November 17, at 7 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

IWO JIMA: FROM COMBAT TO COMRADES

Sunday, November 8th, 2015
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08

Follow survivors of perhaps the fiercest battle of WWII as they return to Iwo Jima for a Reunion of Honor on the only battlefield where former enemies come together in shared remembrance. IWO JIMA: FROM COMBAT TO COMRADES airs on Tuesday, November 10, at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.