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Sherlock Lives! … In Saturday Night Crime Time Block
Posted on 27 Aug 2014
Have your weekends seemed mundane without the presence of the world’s only consulting detective? There’s no longer any reason to be bored. Seasons 1-3 of “Sherlock” will air as part of our Saturday Crime Time Block in the 11 p.m. slot. Read More

“108˚: Critical Response” Rebroadcasts Sunday, Aug. 31
Posted on 27 Aug 2014
As the temperature rises and fall activities go into full swing, don’t miss the special rebroadcast of AETN and ArkansasIDEAS’ original documentary “108˚: Critical Response.” This important film addresses the dangers of heat illness in high school sports and other high temperature activities. Watch to learn more through personal testimonies from Arkansas families and interviews with coaches, certified athletic trainers, kinesiologists and other medical professionals. Read More

Free Amy Garland & Friends Concert Aug. 28
Posted on 22 Aug 2014
School may have started, but our free AETN Presents summer concert series hasn’t ended. The Amy Garland Band and their talented musical friends — including Bonnie Montgomery, Mandy McBryde and RJ Looney — are joining us in the AETN studios Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. for a free concert, and so can you! Read More

Plum Landing Arrives at Conway EcoFest
Posted on 21 Aug 2014
Plum to earth - she’s coming in for a landing! On Saturday, Sept. 13, we’re bringing all the fun of one of our latest online PBS KIDS programs, “Plum Landing” to EcoFest! Join us for an exciting day, filled with all sorts of fun activities, at Laurel Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read More

New AETN KIDS Fall Schedule
Posted on 15 Aug 2014
It’s already time to kick off a new school year, and soon it will be time to start our new Fall 2014 AETN KIDS Schedule! To benefit our younger viewers, beginning Sept. 1, we’re adjusting our daytime AETN PBS KIDS schedule and introducing new shows. Keep reading to get the inside scoop. Read More

AETN Films Among Most-Watched in PBS Online Film Festival
Posted on 15 Aug 2014
As you’ve no doubt seen over the summer, two outstanding short pieces by independent Arkansas film makers represented AETN in the 2014 PBS Online Film Festival. With the results of last week’s conclusion, we received some wonderful news both “Diamond John” and “Westland” were among the top 10 most-watched films! Read More

AETN Original Productions Earn Mid-America EMMY Nominations
Posted on 15 Aug 2014
We are happy to announce that AETN original documentary “Champion Trees” and AETN original program and online arts initiative “LOUPE” have received four total 2014 Mid-America EMMY Nominations. Congratulations to our production department and crews, as well as the many organizations and individuals, who made the creation of these pieces possible! Read More

Resources for Depression
Posted on 12 Aug 2014
Sure, everyone feels sad or down sometimes. But, if you or someone you love is sad most of the time — or alternates between being really up and manic and feeling very down and depressed — and it’s creating problems at school or work, relationships are suffering, or substances or behaviors are being used to control the problems, it might be depression. The good news? It’s a real medical illness, and it’s treatable. Read More

Shop Amazon, Earn Donations for AETN!
Posted on 08 Aug 2014
You’re already supporting AETN in all sorts of ways (starting with reading this blog!), but what if you could support your local PBS station financially without doing anything beyond your normal online shopping? With AmazonSmile - you can! Simply follow our link to sign up for the AmazonSmile program, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the AETN Foundation. Read More

AETN KIDS Club August Book List
Posted on 08 Aug 2014
Explore the world around you and brand new worlds with books from this AETN KIDS Club nature-themed book list! Plus, learn how you can get a book list every month — as well as activities, tips and news about upcoming PBS KIDS programs — in the AETN KIDS Newsletter. Read More

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