June 2 to 12, 2014
Friday, June 6 – 70th anniversary of D-Day
7pm ONR – Governor Mary Fallin signs into law the repeal of Common Core State Standards for education… E-Capitol News Director Shawn Ashley discusses the final items addressed to bring the 2014 Oklahoma legislative session to a close… Declining revenue threatens to force painful cuts in the state’s mental health care system… Change may be coming to Oklahoma’s revenue forecasting model to account for fluctuations in volatile revenue streams. Oklahoma Watch reporter Warren Vieth explains… More Oklahomans are closing the door on the traditional office and moving their workplaces home… A new effort is bringing appreciation of the genius of Ralph Ellison to his home state… We remember the D-Day invasion of Normandy through the eyes of an American glider pilot who participated in the largest amphibious assault in world history… Keeping alive a country music icon – the steel guitar... We meet a Native American musical master… And, Ted Streuli, Editor of The Journal Record, reviews the week in business.
8:30pm CHARLIE ROSE–THE WEEK – Outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney discusses the relationship between the White House and the media, and The New York Times columnist Tom Friedman on climate change. Plus economist Thomas Piketty on income inequality, actor Robert Niro’s new documentary on his father and Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald performs as Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.”
9pm D-DAY 360 -- LiDAR technology is used to re-create the landscape of the D-Day invasion during World War II.
D-DAY 360 (OETA HD at 9pm, OKLA at 1pm, 6pm) -- Recreates the landscape of the D-Day invasion.
D-DAY: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM (OKLA at 7am) -- Pays tribute to the courageous men who began the liberation of France.
VICTORY AT SEA “D-Day” (OKLA at 9:30am, 2pm) -- Operation Overlord and the invasion at Normandy
DAY OF DAYS: JUNE 6, 1944 (OKLA at 10am, 4pm) -- Four D-Day veterans share their experiences at the Museum of World War II in Natick, Massachusetts.
Saturday, June 7
7:30am SUNUP -- Traveling to El Reno to talk about challenges Oklahoma canola producers may face as harvest begins. Also: the canola industry; how fence-line calf weaning could improve profit margins; wheat quality discussion and harvesting the state’s first wheat research plot of the year; harvest marketing options and wheat price projections; Mesonet weather covers soil temperatures, the Cattle Comfort Index and May's weather conditions; and why grasshoppers will be more abundant this summer and options to treat them.
11:30am VICTORY GARDEN’S EDIBLE FEAST – In this episode, a frog is caught and prepared as food. The scene may be disturbing for some viewers. We’re including a disclaimer at the beginning of the episode to warn viewers that discretion is advised.
8pm UNDER THE STREETLAMP -- An electrifying concert of classic hits from the cast of the Tony-Award winning musical Jersey Boys. (This is a special pledge program. Videos and music are available for becoming an OETA Member at the $55, $75 or $120 level. Call 1-800-879-6382 during regular business hours and ask to speak to our Membership Department. Or simply click here.)
11:15pm HOW SHERLOCK CHANGED THE WORLD -- The impact of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes on real-life criminal investigations is explored.
Sunday, June 8
6:30am START UP – Week 2 of this new series offering viewers an up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepreneur. (RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY moved back to the 1:30pm timeslot.)
12:30pm OKLAHOMA FORUM – “2014 Campaign Issues” – Discussion of the top races and the issues that are shaping them heading into the Oklahoma primary election with guests: Ted Streuli, Editor, The Journal Record… Sheryl Lovelady, OETA Political Analyst…Patrick McGuigan, Editor, CapitolBeatOK.com… Nate Webb, former Congressional Chief of Staff for Mary Fallin
7pm SECRETS OF THE MANOR HOUSE -- A look at the British titled class in Edwardian times and the servants working in their estates.
8pm PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: HAVING A BALL -- An authentic Regency ball is restaged to mark the anniversary of Jane Austen's beloved novel.
9:30pm REVERENCE: LIFE IN THE BALLET -- Explore the world of the Toledo Ballet as the company's dancers strive for the highest standards.
Monday, June 9
8pm BRAZIL WITH MICHAEL PALIN, Part 1 “Out of Africa” -- The city of Sao Luis the coastal lagoons of the Lencois Maranhenses national park are explored.
9pm BRAZIL WITH MICHAEL PALIN, Part 2 “Into Amazonia” -- The magnificent Manaus Opera House, the Xingu River and the capital city of Brasilia are showcased. (Viewer discretion is advised.)
Tuesday, June 10
7pm SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Lost in the Amazon” -- In 1925, adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett disappeared while searching for a city of gold in Brazil.
8pm BRAZIL WITH MICHAEL PALIN, Part 3 “The Road to Rio” -- The state of Minas Gerais and its giant mines and the city of Rio de Janeiro are highlighted. (Viewer discretion is advised.)
9pm BRAZIL WITH MICHAEL PALIN, Part 4 “The Deep South” -- The beautiful town of Parati, the city of Sao Paolo and the wetlands of the Pantanal are visited.
10pm OKLAHOMANS AND SPACE #102 “Research and Development” -- In the second program, Shawnee, Oklahoma's Leroy Gordon Cooper discusses his Mercury and Gemini flights covered in this program along with Oklahoma engineers hard at work to develop America?s spacecraft. As the space program begins to grow and pick up momentum, Oklahomans and Oklahoma businesses are doing their part to move the program along. (Part 2 of 7). If you miss an episode, each one repeats on OKLA on Thursdays and Sundays.
Wednesday, June 11
7pm NATURE “Fortress of the Bears” -- The Tongass National Forest in Alaska supports the largest concentration of bears in the world.
8pm NOVA “Earth from Space” -- NOVA takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms it into dazzling visual sequences. (2 hours)
10pm JOHN GLENN: A LIFE OF SERVICE -- The extraordinary life and career of astronaut and United States Senator John Glenn are chronicled.
Thursday, June 12
7pm GALLERY #1407 – Allan Houser's Apache Legacy and Winds of Creativity-The Handcrafted Artistry of Paul Hacker (premiere)
8pm MIDSOMER MURDERS “Death’s Shadow, Part 1” -- Barnaby investigates the savage murder of a property developer who was killed with an Indian sword.
9pm DOC MARTIN “Nobody Likes Me” -- Martin is coerced into taking James to playgroup and Ruth is having problems with her new neighbor.
10pm DEATH IN PARADISE “Death in the Clinic” -- A body found floating in the pool of a luxury cosmetic clinic presents a complex case for DI Poole.