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AETN Winter Pledge Highlights

Posted on 27 Nov 2012


                                 Become an AETN Sustainer

 Everyone at AETN is excited to thank our viewers for their support and to raise the funds needed to continue providing quality programming for Arkansas this season! To learn more about the exciting special broadcasts we’ll make available during this pledge cycle, continue reading after the jump!

Whether you’re a music lover, a quilting aficionado, or are just looking to improve your health, there’s sure to be a program for you. Check out the listing of highlights below to make sure you catch your favorites:

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

“Carole King & James Taylor Troubadour Reunion,” 7 p.m.
“Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live,” 8:30 p.m.
“Boundless Potential with Mark Walton,” 11 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

“Alfie Boe: Live from the Royal Festival  Hall, London,” 8:30 p.m.
“T’ai Chi, Health and Happiness with David-Dorian Ross,” 10 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

“Arkansas’ Natural Wonders,” 6:30 p.m.
“Herman’s Hermits: Listen People 1964-1969,” 7 p.m.
“John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music),” 8:30 p.m.
“Back Care Basics: Yoga for the Rest of Us,” 10:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

“AETN Presents: On the Same Page With Rick Steves,” 6:30 p.m.
“Mark Russell’s America,” 8:30 p.m.
“Grand Canyon Serenade,” 10 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

“Doo Wop Discoveries (My Music),” 11 a.m.
“Road to Perfect Health with Brenda Watson,” 1 p.m.
“Classic Gospel Special – A Tent Revival Homecoming,” 5 p.m.
“Lawrence Welk’s Big Band Splash,” 7 p.m.
“Motown: Big Hits and More (My Music),” 9 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

“Magnificent Mind at Any Age With Daniel Amen,” noon
“Rick Steves’ European Christmas,” 5 p.m.
“Pavarotti In Central Park,” 7 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

“Up Among the Hills: The Story of Fayetteville,” 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

“American Masters: Lennon NYC,” 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

“Growing A Greener World: Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, Florida),” 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

“Dr. Fuhrman’s Immunity Solution!,” 7 p.m. – Dr. Fuhrman will join us live in AETN Studios!
“Ed Slott’s Retirement Rescue!,” 9 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

“Quilts of Valor,” 9 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

“Quilts of Valor,” 7 a.m.
“Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 (My Music),” 5 p.m.
“Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester: Tonight Or Never,” 7 p.m.
“Pick-A-Brit,” 8 p.m. – Viewers are invited to pick 2013’s newest British comedy!

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

“Downton Abbey Revisited,” 11 a.m.
“Blood Sugar Solution with Dr. Mark Hyman,” 12:30 p.m.
“Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration,” 3:30 p.m.
“Rick Steves’ Europe – Paris: Regal and Intimate,” 5:30 p.m.
“Oscar Hammerstein II – Out of My Dreams,” 6:30 p.m.
“Doc Martin: Erotomania,” 8 p.m.

Want to learn how you can support quality programming like this and all of your AETN favorites? Check out aetnfoundation.org!


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This month, join us to take a look at the Natural State’s global reach. What are the products that Arkansas farmers sell around the world, and how are we expected to fare in a declining export market? We’ll also have an update on a farm-to-fuel initiative in DeWitt and make a visit to the Olde Crow General Store at the junction of Highways 9 and 5 in the latest “Agri Arkansas” on Sunday, June 26, at 1 p.m.


“A Deeper Look: The Poverty Divide in Arkansas” airs June 27
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Turn Up the Heat With Sunday Night Drama
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Win an “I Can Readathon!” Event Kit - Facebook Contest
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PBS KIDS ScratchJr Pine Bluff - Coding for Tomorrow
Through a grant from PBS and the Verizon Foundation, AETN Early Childhood Education has been proud to partner with Pine Bluff School District elementary schools to hold the PBS KIDS ScratchJr Camp. This camp, which directly addresses the Arkansas Department of Education’s goals to integrate computing concepts into the classroom, is revolutionary because it supports critical thought processing with computational thinking and problem solving. Learn five ways that Pine Bluff is laying the groundwork for students to achieve basic computer coding after the jump!