July 2020

"A Capitol Fourth"

The 40th anniversary presentation of "A Capitol Fourth," co-hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams, will feature new performances from across the country, including Washington, D.C, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, as well as historic highlights and patriotic favorites.

Tune in Saturday, July 4, at 7 p.m. Repeats at 8:30.
Arkansas PBS KIDS

"Blueberry's Clubhouse"

Arkansas PBS will premiere the original pre-K-2 children's program "Blueberry’s Clubhouse," produced in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Center, in a new broadcast and digital series. Kids can join Blueberry, a fun-loving puppet guide to engaging and insightful activities for students out of school for the summer months, on adventures across The Natural State.

Watch Fridays at 10 a.m. July 24-Aug. 14 on ARPBS-1, myarkansaspbs.org Facebook and YouTube , as well as in the Engage Arkansas PBS app and PBS Video app.

Vis it Facebook for new content and activities each weekday morning beginning July 20.
Community Engagement

"PBS American Portrait"

"At this point in my life..." and "Family Looks Like..." are just two of several prompts for "PBS American Portrait" – a digital-first, national storytelling project about what it really means to be an American today. Share your photos, videos and text submissions to capture the state and spirit of our nation.

Tell your story today  at  pbs.org/americanportrait.

Support the programs you love when you shop

If you shop at amazon.com , did you know they will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Arkansas PBS? AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the programs you love every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Learn more at smile.amazon.com , and select the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network to start donating today.
Arts & Culture

PBS Short Film Festival 2020

The PBS Short Film Festival  will return for a ninth year and feature 25 short-form independent films presented in five categories: culture, environment, family, humanity and race. 

Watch, share & vote for your favorite film beginning Monday, July 13, all PBS and station digital platforms, including PBS.org YouTube and Facebook .
Digital Series

"Exploring Arkansas: Trails Less Traveled"

Join host Chuck Dovish as he highlights less-trafficked hiking and waterway options to experience safely while observing social distance in this 14-part, digital first series. He'll also publish a weekly blog, new each Monday, at  myarkansaspbs.org .

Watch Wednesdays at 2 p.m. on  Facebook at YouTube and in the Engage Arkansas PBS app . Episodes also air in prime time Thursday nights.


Keep learning all summer long with Camp AR PBS! We’ve got special programs and resources available on air and online. Fill your days with creativity, exploration and fun from Camp AR PBS!

Visit myarkansaspbs.org/parents to download your Summer Fun Checklist .

Sign up for the Camp AR PBS newsletter for sneak peeks and ideas to help complete your checklist!
Arkansas PBS Passport

"Professor T"

Eccentric criminal psychology Professor T has a brilliant mind, but also several neurological disorders that make him complex and often difficult, with a very unpredictable nature. Along with his trusted colleagues Annelies and Daan, they form a team of high-powered advisors that the Antwerp Homicide Department comes to rely on. In Flemish with English subtitles.

Stream now at watch.myarkansaspbs.orgStream all your favorites, all the time, with Arkansas PBS Passport .