Public Media News July 2018

Capitol with Fireworks

Holiday Programming

"A Capitol Fourth"

Join host John Stamos to celebrate our country's 242nd birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Along with the nation's finest fireworks display, the Independence Day festivities will feature Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, Pentatonix and more!

Tune in Wednesday, July 4, at 7 p.m.

Guitars hung on wall


"Exploring Arkansas"

This month on "Exploring Arkansas" join host Chuck Dovish as he visits the Long Ridge Middle Bloyd Sandstone formation in the Ozark National Forest, rafts on the nationally designated Wild and Scenic Mulberry River, checks out the Jacksonville Guitar Center's vintage cowboy guitar collection, treks through the Nature Conservancy's Ranch North Woods Preserve and investigates the "Lake Conway Monster."

Tune in Wednesday, July 4, at 6:30 p.m.

Public Affairs

"Young Arkansans Ask: Arkansas Governor's School"

The students of Arkansas Governor's School talk about issues that concern them in this special edition of "Arkansans Ask." What do they think are the challenges and opportunities facing Arkansans and the world? Find out Thursday, July 26.

Tune in Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m.

Arkansas PBS Foundaion

Challenge met!

Our thanks to viewers across the state who helped us meet the Arkansas PBS Foundaion New Member Challenge! With more than 7,500 new members who joined the Arkansas PBS Foundaion family in the past year, the Arkansas PBS Foundaion has received a $100,000 matching grant from the Windgate Foundation to support the programs you love.

Learn more at

Special Programming

Conquer Everest with "Hillary"

Sir Edmund Hillary is best known as the first man to conquer Mount Everest, but who was the man behind the astounding feat? Explore in the new, scripted drama "Hillary" airing Sundays at 6 p.m. beginning July 8.

Tune in Sunday nights at 6 starting July 8.

AETN Passport

"Endeavour: Season 5" – Binge the Full Season

Morse has finally passed his sergeant's exams, just as Oxford City Police is merging into Thames Valley Constabulary and creating uncertainty for everyone at Cowley CID. What will 1968 bring as the long history of Oxford City Police comes to an end?

Watch the full season of "Endeavor" on AETN Passport now, or learn more at

Special Programming

"No Passport Required"

Join chef Marcus Samuelsson on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture. Visit Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans and New York Tuesdays at 8 p.m.

Tune in Tuesdays at 8 p.m. beginning July 10.

Daniel Tiger


"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" New Episodes

Looking for some grr-ific ways to help your PBS KIDS learn about self control, independent play, kindness and the importance of exploring to learn? Don't miss four brand new "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" episodes starting July 9.

Tune in weekdays at 8:30 and 9 a.m. July 9-12.


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