June 20 to June 27, 2014
Friday, June 20
7p ONR -- The GOP primary for State Superintendent has become a race of increasingly hostile TV ads… Independent expenditures from “dark money” groups are affecting campaigns this year, especially the race for a U.S. Senate seat… We learn about campaign themes in this year’s primary election from eCapitol News Director Shawn Ashley “On the Campaign Trail”… A Tulsa program is becoming a model for the nation in providing access to a free college education… The state budget for Fiscal Year 2015 is now out of balance following an Attorney General’s Opinion that part of the budget is unconstitutional… The Governor’s office expects an appeal of a judge’s ruling that allows some e-mails about the decision to reject expansion of Medicaid to remain secret… Business owners rejoice as a vital link between two Oklahoma cities re-opens… As Oklahomans learn to eat healthier, more and more are turning to organically-grown foods… We visit the Toy and Action Figure Museum in Pauls Valley… And, Ted Streuli, Editor of The Journal Record, reviews the week in business.
8:30pm CHARLIE ROSE: THE WEEK -- the latest on the crisis in Iraq and Mike Allen on the recent success of the tea party in Republican primaries. Plus Charlie Rose speaks with Kenneth Branagh about his new production of Macbeth and Julia Louis Dreyfus on her HBO series Veep.
9pm AMERICAN MASTERS “Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun” -- The passionate ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq was paralyzed at the height of her career by polio.
10:30p DOCTOR WHO “The Vampires of Venice” – Romance gone awry. Extinction of a race. Aliens in nightgowns. And watch at the end for clever foreshadowing of future drama with the Silence.
Saturday, June 21
7:30am SUNUP – Covers Oklahoma’s 2014 wheat harvest with field visits in Major County and Logan County, and perspective from the Oklahoma Wheat Commission. Also: how to maintain and manage cattle mineral intake; an explanation of the U.S. Plant Variety Protection Act as it relates to seed wheat; the best time for producers to sell their wheat; the impact of the past month’s rainfall and the improving drought monitor; and a visit to OSU's North Central Research Station at Lahoma to discuss cover crops.
Sunday, June 22
12:30 pm OKLAHOMA FORUM – Pat Meirick, Director, Political Communication Center, University of Oklahoma. Kim Gaddie, Managing Editor, Social Science Quarterly. Brandon Lenoir, Political Science Professor, Oklahoma State University. Our Oklahoma Votes 2014 coverage continues as we discuss campaigns and political advertising. Hosted by Dick Pryor.
7 pm SECRETS OF UNDERGROUND LONDON – A look at the natural and man-made wonders beneath London features the lost river fleet and more.
Monday, June 23
9 pm POV “When I Walk” – A brave chronicle of a young man's struggle to adapt to the harsh realities of multiple sclerosis. (90min)
Tuesday, June 24
7 pm OKLAHOMA VOTES 2014 – Four-hour live coverage of the results from primary elections and voting held around the state. All four hours will repeat on OKLA from 12am to 4am.
FREEDOM SUMMER: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE premieres around the country tonight and is getting a lot of press. We’re preempting it on our OETA HD (Main) channel for our election coverage. It will air from 8pm to 10pm on OKLA tonight AND tomorrow night. Viewers who don’t have OKLA can see it on the main channel Saturday morning from 5am to 7am.
Wednesday, June 25
7 pm NATURE “Fabulous Frogs” – Sir David Attenborough sheds new light on the weird and wonderful world of frogs.
8 pm NOVA “Deadliest Earthquakes” – Follow a team of US geologists as they first enter Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.
9 pm SURVIVING THE TSUNAMI: A NOVA SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Video footage and the stories of survivors reveal the destruction of the 2011 tsunami in Japan.
10pm THE MASTER PLAN -- The Congress for New Urbanism promote methods of designing cities that will radically change lives.
Thursday, June 26
7 pm Gallery #1407 – Allan Houser's Apache Legacy and Winds of Creativity-The Handcrafted Artistry of Paul Hacker.
7:30pm OKLAHOMANS AND SPACE: THE OKLAHOMA INFLUENCE -- How families of Oklahoma astronauts, scientists and engineers came to the state and how they prepared for their careers in space.
8 pm Midsomer Murders “Stranglers Wood, Part 1” – A woman is found strangled with a tie in a forest where similar murders occurred years before.
9 pm Doc Martin “Hazardous Exposure” – Martin's mother returns to Portwenn with some interesting news. Bert has a question for Jennifer.
10 pm Death in Paradise “Murder on Board” – Camille is devastated when her best friend Aimee, a singer on a Caribbean party boat, dies on stage.
Friday, June 27
DOCTOR WHO will not be seen tonight on OETA Main so that we can bring you the classic opera “La Boheme.” DOCTOR WHO will return next week in its usual time following the special July 4th programming. If you need to get your DOCTOR WHO fix before then, tune in to OKLA Saturday, June 28th at 9pm for “Amy’s Choice.”