Leading up to the January 19 premiere of the eagerly-awaited Season 3 of Masterpiece Mystery! Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch, KUED presents special programs in December, including repeats of previous Sherlock seasons.
How Sherlock Changed the World
Tuesday, December 17 at 8:00 p.m.
At a time of unprecedented global challenges, the under-30 "millenial" generation has every reason to be fatalistic and disengaged. Yet, in fields ranging from public health to education, plenty of young people are engaged. Call it the empathy revolution.
To children living in the rubble of post-war Germany, it was candy from heaven. Some saw it as a sign that somebody in America cared about them. To Gail “Hal” Halvorsen, who became known worldwide as the Candy Bomber, the Berlin Airlift was the healing balm on the wounds of war. He and his fellow American pilots dropped more than two million tons of supplies and 23 tons of candy to the people and children of West Berlin.
Tony Award-winning tenor Alfie Boe and internationally-renowned veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in a concert of holiday favorites and inspiring surprises. Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Alfie Boe and Tom Brokaw airs on KUED Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. with repeats Sunday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m., and Tuesday, December 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 8 at 8:00 pm.
Following a nationwide search, James Morgese has been named General Manager of KUED effective December 1, 2013.
Morgese brings to KUED more than 30 years of experience in public broadcasting at stations including Rocky Mountain PBS in Colorado; Idaho Public Television; WUFT in Gainesville, Florida; and most recently WKYU-TV/FM in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where he served as general manager of public television and radio stations.
It’s been almost 20 years since wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park and parts of Idaho and placed on the endangered species list. At the time, advocates said wolves were a vital link in the natural ecosystem. Returning the park’s premier natural predator would help control Yellowstone’s surplus elk and bison population.
The nation's top comedic entertainers salute Carol Burnett at the 16th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The star-studded event will air on KUED Sunday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Leading up to the November 28 appearance of the Comet ISON, KUED presents a special night of space-related programs on Wednesday, November 20.
NOVA: At the Edge of Space
Wed. Nov. 20, 7PM