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SPY — Marcus Runs for School President — Saturday at 8 PM KTWU

Posted on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 in KTWU News.
May
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SPY — Marcus Runs for School President — Saturday at 8 PM KTWU

Marcus runs for school president, but is facing competition from a new boy at school, Nick. Tim and Chris perform surveillance on Nick and discover that he is paying off the school’s new headmaster. This week, “Growing Rogue”, on SPY, Saturday, May 17, 8 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

QUEST 2014 CHAMPIONSHIP Washburn Rural vs. Wichita Independent SUNDAY!

Posted on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 in KTWU Productions.
May
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QUEST 2014 CHAMPIONSHIP Washburn Rural vs. Wichita Independent SUNDAY!

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.

COMING BACK Searches for Answers for Questions Facing Returning Veterans

Posted on Monday, May 5th, 2014 in PBS News.
May
05
COMING BACK Searches for Answers for Questions Facing Returning Veterans

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

Saturday Afternoon Live Webcast with Downton Abbey Cast

Posted on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 in PBS News.
May
03
Saturday Afternoon Live Webcast with Downton Abbey Cast

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.

“Ørnen” (The Eagle) Danish Police Drama Fridays on KTWU MHz WORLDVIEW

Posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 in KTWU News.
Apr
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“Ørnen” (The Eagle) Danish Police Drama Fridays on KTWU MHz WORLDVIEW

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.

OUR QUEEN In-Depth Portrait Charts an Extraordinary Year

Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 in KTWU News.
Apr
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OUR QUEEN In-Depth Portrait Charts an Extraordinary Year

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.

New Britcom SPY on KTWU

Posted on Friday, March 28th, 2014 in KTWU News.
Mar
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New Britcom SPY on KTWU

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.

MR SELFRIDGE Season Two on KTWU

Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 in PBS News.
Mar
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MR SELFRIDGE Season Two on KTWU

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.

SECRETS OF THE TOWER OF LONDON

Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 in PBS News.
Mar
24
SECRETS OF THE TOWER OF LONDON

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

PBS NEWSHOUR Visits Kansas This Sunday

Posted on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 in PBS News.
Mar
19
PBS NEWSHOUR Visits Kansas This Sunday

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.