November 2019

Public Affairs

AR-CAN reports live from the capitol for opening day of candidate filing

Tune into AR-CAN live from the state capitol for the kick-off of the 2020 election cycle as candidate filing begins. This special event will feature interviews and live coverage of the candidates as they file for office.

Watch live Monday, Nov. 4, from 11:55 a.m. to 4 p.m. at

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Digital Series

Gobble "GobbledyBook" this Thanksgiving break

Celebrate Native American History Month and keep the kids in your life reading during the school break with the newest episode of "GobbledyBook" premiering Nov. 27. Follow AETN on Facebook for a full week of reading activities and the new story "How Turtle Flew South for the Winter."

Tune in Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at or

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In the Community

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive

AETN has partnered with 30 libraries across the state for the 2019 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive. Donate new or gently worn sweaters at participating libraries or AETN headquarters in Conway. Sweaters collected will be distributed by local charities and the Arkansas Salvation Army.

Learn more at

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"Sesame Street" celebrates 50 years

"Sesame Street" celebrates its 50th anniversary, and the whole neighborhood comes together to take a photo under the Sesame Street sign – but the sign is missing! While Elmo and friends search for the sign, Joe takes a look back at 50 years of "Sesame Street" memories, and everyone soon realizes that Sesame Street is more than just a sign or a street.

Tune in Sunday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m.


"Harry Potter: A History of Magic"

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first "Harry Potter" book, the British Library hosted an exhibition of the real-life magical history behind J.K. Rowling's beloved classics. This special provides exclusive access to a priceless collection of artifacts.

Tune in Thursday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. Stay tuned for the broadcast premiere of "GobbledyBook: How Turtle Flew South for the Winter" immediately after the show!

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A full day of PBS KIDS specials Nov. 27

Out of school for the holiday? AETN has a full lineup of PBS KIDS specials, including "Odd Sqaud: The Movie," "Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7" and "Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep Sea."

Tune in Wednesday, Nov. 27, beginning at 6 a.m. See the full schedule at

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Special Programming

"Aretha Franklin Remembered (My Music)"

Celebrate the legendary Queen of Soul and the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with her greatest hits from television appearances spanning the 1960s-2000s, many of which have never been seen in the U.S.

Tune in Saturday, Nov. 30, at 8 p.m.


High school football state championships return to AETN Sports

The Arkansas high school football state championships return to AETN Sports beginning Friday, Dec. 6.

Watch live Fridays, Dec. 6 and 13, at 7 p.m. and Saturdays, Dec. 7 and 14, at noon, only on AETN.

See the complete schedule at