Posted on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 in KTWU Productions.
Don’t miss the championship game for this 2014 season of QUEST with the two top teams of Kansas high school students in academic competition. Washburn Rural meets up with Wichita Independent this Sunday morning at 11 AM, May 18, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. Sponsored by KNEA, Learning Quest 529 Educational Savings Program, and Educational Credit Union.
Posted on Monday, May 5th, 2014 in PBS News.
COMING BACK WITH WES MOORE, a new three-episode series, tells the story of his search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing veterans returning from war. Moore’s journey, spurred by the suicide of one of his oldest friends and a fellow officer, takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society, establish new identities and – for many – find a new mission.
Chris Phelan, with his daughter River, prepares to greet his wife, Star Lopez, upon her arrival home from serving in Afghanistan (photo).
COMING BACK WITH WES MOORE airs on these dates and times on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1: “Coming Back” – Tuesday, May 13, 7 PM; “Fitting In” – Tuesday, May 20, 7 PM; and “Moving Forward” – Tuesday, May 27, 7 PM
Posted on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 in PBS News.
Are you suffering from Downton Abbey withdrawal? Thanks to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, you can catch up with the Downton Abbey cast and creators in a live webcast event this Saturday, May 3 at 3pm.
Join cast members as they discuss the award winning series.
Posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 in KTWU News.
The series is named after the lead character, a half-Icelandic half-Danish police officer named Halgrim Ørn Hallgrimsson, nicknamed “Ørnen” (the eagle). Now promoted to chief constable of a new task force to help solve international crime, Ørnen handles explosive and complex cases with all available. He puts together an investigation team that are experts in their respective fields. Their cases cross the borders between Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and various other countries; and involve biker gangs, former Russian KGB, possible terrorist threats and international fraud. “Ørnen” airs on Fridays at 9 PM on KTWU MHz WORLDVIEW, Digital Channel 11.2.
Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 in KTWU News.
An in-depth portrait of the world’s most famous woman by award winning producer/director Michael Waldman and bestselling royal writer Robert Hardman, OUR QUEEN, on Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1, charts an extraordinary year in the life of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. With unique access to her family, to her staff, to her prime ministers and to her palaces during the triumphal Diamond Jubilee year, Our Queen is an enthralling study of the Sovereign today. A world leader since the age of 25, how does she retain her hold on the nation’s affections when political and social currents have transformed so much around her? How does she stay true to the past, yet adapt to the present? This fascinating, observational documentary series is a study of leadership, judgement and character, of spectacular pageantry but also of great warmth and poignancy as it shows what this truly modern monarch means to Britain and the world.
Posted on Friday, March 28th, 2014 in KTWU News.
SPY is the story of Tim, a single father trying to win back the respect and affections of his horribly precocious nine-year-old son, Marcus. In the hope of proving that he is not a complete loser, Tim quits his dead-end job but his life changes forever when he is accidentally recruited as a trainee spy for MI5. The series stars Darren Boyd and young Jude Wright (pictured). SPY is broadcast on Saturdays at 8 PM on KTWU – HD — Digital Channel 11.1.
Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 in PBS News.
Jeremy Piven (“Entourage”) returns as a wheeling-dealing American who shows early 1900s Londoners how to shop. Based on the life of colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge, also stars Frances O’Connor (“Madame Bovary”), Aisling Loftus (“Page Eight”), Zoe Tapper (“Zen”), Amanda Abbington (“Case Histories”), and Samuel West (“Any Human Heart”). Who knew shopping could be like this! On MASTERPIECE CLASSIC, MR. SELFRIDGE returns on Sunday, March 30, at 8 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.
Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 in PBS News.
Standing guard over the city of London for nearly 1,000 years, the formidable Tower of London has been a royal castle, a prison, a place of execution and torture, an armory and the Royal Mint. This program unlocks the doors to secret rooms, talks to the people who do the jobs no one sees and reveals some surprising facts about one of England’s most famous icons. SECRETS OF THE TOWER OF LONDON airs Sunday, March 23, at 7 PM, on KTWU-HD – Digital Channel 11.1. Photo Credit: Dynamosquito
Posted on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 in PBS News.
A population drain has been taking place in the Great Plains for decades. Sunday on NewsHour, the journalists travel to Kansas to find out about a state plan that offers incentives to attract new residents to rural Kansas.The Weekend PBS NEWSHOUR airs on Sunday, March 23, at 5 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. PBS NEWSHOUR correspondent Hari Sreenivasan hosts the program.
Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 in KTWU News.
More classic performances from the long running Ed Sullivan variety show featuring The Beatles, Dave Clark Five, The Rolling Stones (pictured) and more. ED SULLIVAN’S ROCK AND ROLL CLASSICS — THE 60s airs on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1, on Saturday, March 15, at 8 PM.