“Homegrown” Series Premiere

27 Sep 2023 in

Tune in to Arkansas PBS at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 to catch the series premiere of “Homegrown.” This colorful program is a tribute to the essence of Arkansas, and explores the lives of remarkable individuals, their narratives and the rich heritage that each of them contributes to their communities. Please join us to explore the stories of difference makers, innovators, families and rural communities. “Homegrown” shares inspiring tales and will take you on a journey that reveals the true heart of The Natural State.

September 2023 Programming Highlights

05 Sep 2023 in

With Fall closing in, the time to cuddle up on the couch and watch some of your favorites is upon us.

“Frontline: Two Strikes/Tutwiler”

In this two-part special, “Frontline looks at a little known “two strikes” law and pregnancy in prison. In collaboration with The Marshall Project, the first half examines how a former West Point cadet got life in prison under a “two strikes” law. The second half documents what happens to pregnant women in prison and their newborns.

“Frontline: Two Strikes/Tutwiler” airs Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 9 p.m.


"Napa-like Vineyard in Little Rock" - Good Roots

14 Aug 2023 in

Owning a vineyard carries a romantic allure often depicted in movies, books and poetry. It’s a scene we can all vividly imagine: the gentle roll of grapevine-covered hills, a connection to the earth and the pride of creating something for others to enjoy. It feels almost like a paradise. Yet, beneath the dreamy surface, like any venture, it demands dedication, sacrifice and a good deal of capital. 

"Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions" Tune In

13 Aug 2023 in

Get ready to learn more about holiday traditions in the first episode of “Celebrating Arkansas.”

Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions,” an Arkansas PBS original series showcasing The Natural State’s culture and heritage, is set to premiere with its Fall episode Monday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., with an encore airing Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

August 2023 Programming Highlights

02 Aug 2023 in

Get ready for an August of premieres and finales as the month is jam-packed with great offerings. 

Get ready for not one, but two heart-pounding episodes of “Grantchester” on Sunday, Aug. 6 to conclude season 8. First up, in episode 5 (premiering at 8 p.m.), Geordie is placed on desk duty as Elliot contrives to force Geordie to resign. The next murder case is handed to Larry, who struggles but wisely enlists the help of Miss Scott.

Arkansas Southern Storytellers

22 Jun 2023 in

“Southern Storytellers,” a three-episode series, premiering July 18 at 8 p.m., from PBS and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Craig Renaud, follows some of the South’s most compelling and influential contemporary creators to the places they call home — the communities that fertilize the stories they tell in books, songs, poems, plays and on screens large and small.

Among “Southern Storytellers’” 17 storytellers, four feature Arkansas flavor: songwriter Justin Moore, songwriter/screenwriter/actor Billy Bob Thornton, songwriter/actor Mary Steenburgen and screenwriter Qui Nguyen.

"Old is new again: Regenerative farming practices reemerges" - Good Roots

21 Jun 2023 in

Regenerative agriculture is not something new. It’s a centuries-old philosophy used by indigenous communities to work with the land, not against it. It’s now re-emerging as a way to improve the health of our planet, utilizing practices that restore the soil’s organic matter and promote its biodiversity. 

This holistic method is not just about producing food sustainably, it’s about helping ecosystems thrive, creating resilient farms and mitigating climate change by drawing carbon back into the earth.