40 Years of “Arkansas Week”

12 Feb 2023 in

Forty years? Really? Of “Arkansas Week”?

It took us by surprise, actually, that our broadcast is observing – might we be allowed to say “celebrating”? – its four decades on air. But the calendar doesn’t lie: Yes, four decades. Forty years. Could it be that Arkansas PBS’ flagship public affairs program has reached middle age?

“Arkansas Week: 40th Anniversary” Interview with Tom Grimes

08 Feb 2023 in

February 18, 2023, marks the 40th anniversary of Arkansas PBS’s flagship public affairs program “Arkansas Week.” To get a better understanding of what the show was like in its early days, Arkansas PBS interviewed Tom Grimes, the series' first host. Read on as Grimes gives some insight into what it was like to produce a weekly public affairs television program back in 1983.

How long were you the host of "Arkansas Week"?

The Who’s Who for Election 2022 – Governor and Lieutenant Governor

31 Oct 2022 in

Early voting for the 2022 midterm election has begun in Arkansas. Since this is the last of our quick reference guides for the polls, we hope this series has helped you learn more about the positions that you're voting for! In our final "Who's Who in Election 2022" blog, we're getting to know Arkansas’s executive branch, which includes positions of lieutenant governor and governor. Keep reading for more, and be sure to use your voice and cast your votes by Nov. 8!


The Who’s Who for Election 2022 – Attorney General and Secretary of State

23 Oct 2022 in

Another week closer to the elections for Arkansas 2022. We hope that you were able to check out the candidate debates last week and learn more about the candidates that are currently running for positions this November. Continuing the second week of this series of getting to know the positions and candidates, the next that will be discussed are the attorney general and secretary of state.


“Election 2022: Arkansas PBS Debates”

15 Sep 2022 in

Before you vote this fall, make sure that you know your candidates and their stances on the issues that matter to you! “Election 2022: Arkansas PBS Debates” will feature candidates in nine races, including U.S. Congressional Districts 1,2, 3 and 4, U.S. Senate, Arkansas secretary of state, Arkansas attorney general, Arkansas lieutenant governor, and Arkansas governor. “Election 2022: Arkansas PBS Debates” will livestream on Arkansas PBS broadcasts and youtube.com/ArkansasPBS Oct.

The Who’s Who for Election 2022 - U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate

10 Aug 2022 in

The election for Arkansas 2022 is coming up soon, but you are not exactly sure what these positions are that you are voting on. You know what the positions are by name. You know some of the names of those that are running for that position, but a lot of people do not know what these positions do.