July 2019

New AETN Digital Series

"GobbledyBook" - Premiering July 11

“GobbledyBook” is an exciting, new AETN digital series that helps children develop a love of reading through fun, engaging videos. Gobble up stories from local celebrities, cool kids and other familiar faces, and dive in to additional activities that will spark curiosity, create deeper connections to each story and leave children hungry for the next episode

Like us at facebook.com/aetntv to watch Thursdays, starting July 11, at 10:30 a.m.

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AETN Engage Blog

"The Rainless Flood"

The floodwaters have started to recede, but the story has just begun for the families and communities who were impacted by the historic 2019 Arkansas River flood. See the experience of the Treasure Hills community — located between Conway and Greenbrier, Arkansas — through the eyes of AETN producer Kevin Thomas Clark in our ongoing blog and digital video series.

See more at aetn.org/blog.

Summer of Space

Featuring "American Experience: Chasing The Moon"

Join us this summer as we blast off into the Summer of Space. AETN's July schedule is full of programming that highlights the past, present and future of space exploration, starting July 8 with the three-night event "American Experience: Chasing The Moon." Experience the thrilling era of the space race, from its earliest days to the 1969 moon landing.

Tune in beginning Monday, July 8, at 7 p.m.

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Special Programming

"A Capitol Fourth"

Celebrate America's 243rd birthday with an Independence Day celebration for our entire nation. The country's longest-running July 4 national broadcast tradition returns from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Tune in live Thursday, July 4, at 7 p.m., and watch again at 9 p.m.

Country Music

AETN Goes Country

Join us this summer as we kickoff our celebration of country music, leading up to the premiere of "Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns" Sunday, September 15 on AETN. Watch on air and online as we showcase Arkansas's country roots, the vibrant music industry and local artists we love. Join our country music conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Learn more and find out about events near you at aetn.org/countrymusic.

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AETN KIDS

Premiere of "Molly of Denali"

"Molly of Denali" is an action-adventure comedy that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. Each episode follows Molly, her dog Suki and her friends Tooey and Trini on their daily adventures in Alaska, from fishing to building snow forts to delivering a camera to friends on a volcano via dog sled.

Tune in Monday, July 15, at 7:30 a.m.

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Outdoors

"Exploring Arkansas"

Join host Chuck Dovish as he relives the golden age of aviation at the Arkansas Air & Military Museum, experiences the Johnny Cash Music Festival and Johnny Cash’s boyhood home in Dyess, and races down to Clinton for the National Championship Chuckwagon Races.

Tune in Wednesday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m.

Watch online at aetn.org/exploringarkansas or youtube.com/exploringarkansas.

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Programming

"Masterpiece: Grantchester"

Tune in for the return of "Masterpiece: Grantchester." It's 1956, and there's a new vicar in town: Will Davenport, a firebrand who embraces the future and shocks Grantchester. But throughout the upheaval, Geordie knows one constant remains: a vicar can sometimes be a detective's best friend.

Tune in Sundays, beginning July 14, at 8 p.m.