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AETN celebrates Halloween with special programming
Posted 25 Oct 2019
The Arkansas Educational Television Network will celebrate Halloween with special programming throughout the day and evening Thursday, Oct. 31.
Beginning at 6 a.m., the PBS KIDS lineup will include:
- "Arthur and the Haunted Tree House" at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.
- "Wild Kratts: Creepy Creatures" at 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.
- "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
- "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween!" at 9 a.m. and noon.
The evening lineup will include:
- "Hauntings of Arkansas: EA Special Edition" at 7 p.m. - This special edition of "Exploring Arkansas" features some of Arkansas's most notorious and scariest places - the Crescent and Basin Hotels in Eureka Springs, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, the Allen House in Monticello, King Opera House in Van Buren and the Peel Mansion in Bentonville.
- "Sanatorium Hill" at 7:30 p.m. - From 1910-1972, state law mandated victims of tuberculosis be isolated in the state sanatorium in Booneville. This documentary tells the story of patients who survived these morbid treatments.
- "Once Upon a Time in Arkansas" at 10 p.m. - Arkansas has a unique catalogue of folklore - a blend of sharecropper storytelling, myths of the Wild West and tall tales from deep in the hollers of the Ozarks - that has been handed down for generations. This program is a compilation of some of those tales from around the state.
- "Student Selects: Ghosts, Blood & Zombies 5" at 10:30 p.m. - Chosen from submissions to "Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase" - an annual event that celebrates the work of Arkansas's kindergarten through 12th grade filmmakers - "Ghosts, Blood and Zombies" features the most frightening and hair-raising films for Halloween.
A full day of Halloween programming will also air on AETN PBS KIDS 24/7.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. Audiences can also watch on several digital platforms, and members with AETN Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).