Ted Talks Education
Tuesday, May 7 at 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 9 at 9:00 p.m.
Hear inspiring and forward-looking leaders and thinkers on the topic of learning, including Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth, Bill Gates, Rita F. Pierson, Sir Ken Robinson and Geoffrey Canada, among others. Hosted by John Legend, this special focused solely on education marks the first TED project produced specifically for television.
Ted Talks Education--Find out more
Secrets of the Dead "Bugging Hitler's Soldiers"
Wednesday, May 1 at 9:00 p.m.
Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POWs revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII. The film tells the story of how those conversations were recorded and how they can now reveal, in shocking detail, the hearts and minds of the German fighter. Only now have more than 100,000 hours of these secret recordings been declassified, researched and cross referenced. The documentary includes intense, full-dialogue dramatic reconstructions that use the verbatim transcripts of these bugged conversations to reveal the dark heart of the Nazi regime as never before.
Secrets of the Dead--Find out more
Tuesday, May 7-28 at 8:00 p.m..
Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't; how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart. Sagal introduces some major constitutional debates today and talks with ordinary Americans and leading constitutional experts about what the Constitution actually says and what it means, the dramatic historical events and crises that have defined it, and why all this matters.
Constitution USA with Peter Segal--Find out more
Mel Brooks: American Experience
Monday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m.
"Mel Brooks: Make a Noise" profiles the larger-than-life, yet very private comedy giant. He has never authorized a biography and has requested that his friends not talk about him, making his participation in this American Masters film a genuine first. This program features new interviews with Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner and Joan Rivers.
Mel Brooks: American Experience--Watch Online
Texas Graduate Initiative
January - December 2013
KACV is pleased to take part in the Texas Graduate Initiative - a Texas PBS effort to help Texans complete their General Education Development (GED) tests in 2013. Texas PBS stations are offering GED preparedness programs and online courses to help eligible Texans complete their GED before requirements change in 2014. Take part in this offering and share it with others throughout the Panhandle region for a better job, and a better life!
Texas Graduate Initiative--Find out more
Support provided by Wells Fargo and The Kimble Foundation.
Call the Midwife
Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
Season 2 of Call the Midwife continues this month on KACV. Witness the community's experiences with tuberculosis and see how Cynthia and Jenny respond to persecution among their patients.
Call the Midwife--Find out more
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a dramatization of the life of Harry Selfridge, American founder of the London store. Jeremy Piven ("Entourage") stars as a wheeling-dealing American who shows early 1900s Londoners how to shop.
Mr. Selfridge--Find out more
Austin City Limits: Radiohead
Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 p.m.
Alt rock icon Radiohead takes the ACL stage. The band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated album "The King of Limbs." Other artists performing on ACL in May include Norah Jones, Arcade Fire, and The Shins.
Austin City Limits--Find out more
National Memorial Day Concert
Sunday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families and all those who have given their lives to defend our freedom.
National Memorial Day Concert--Find out more
NOVA: Deadliest Tornadoes
Wednesday, May 29 at 8:00 p.m.
In April 2011, the worst tornado outbreak in decades left a trail of destruction across the U.S., killing more than 360 people. Why was there such an extreme outbreak? How do such outbreaks form? With modern warning systems, why did so many die? Is our weather getting more extreme - and if so, how bad will it get? In this NOVA special, get a look at the science behind the outbreak, meeting those affected and the scientists striving to understand the forces behind the outbreak.
NOVA: Deadliest Tornadoes--Find out more
"A Public View with John Kanelis"
Former Amarillo-Globe News writer John Kanelis gives a public perspective on KACV News and Public Affairs programming like Frontline. Read his blog and join the conversation.
"A Public View"--Find out more
PBS Learning Media
PBS Learning Media is a FREE online resource library for educators and parents. The online resource features more than 20,000 resources including videos and lesson plans --searchable by grade level and subject--for use in your classroom or home.
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In extending the mission of public television, KACV provides the people of the Panhandle with V-Me, a channel focused on quality Spanish-language programming. V-Me is available on channel 2.2 and Suddenlink cable channel 126.
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