KUED Pressroom

Airdate: 
Monday, December 23, 2013 - 9:00pm

A Christmas Carol: The Concert is a unique musical event — the first time Charles Dickens’ popular 1843 novel has been adapted for a live orchestral concert with choir and soloists, and performed for audiences in a concert setting.  The 90-minute television special will premiere on KUED Monday, December 23 at 9:00 p.m. 

Airdate: 
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 7:00pm

Get ready for an unexpected and heartwarming treat this holiday season. Mr. Stink, a feature-length drama adapted from the popular children’s novel written by David Walliams, premieres SundAY, December 22 at 7:00 p.m. on KUED. 

Airdate: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:00pm

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. 

Airdate: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 9:00pm

 

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. 

Airdate: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 8:30pm

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.

Airdate: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm

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.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 2:15pm
Chasing Shackleton, a new three-part series about a modern expedition that follows the path of history’s most extraordinary survival story, will premiere January 8 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED. The series follows a crew of five intrepid explorers led by renowned adventurer, scientist and author Tim Jarvis as they re-create Shackleton’s epic sea-and-land voyage in a replica of the original explorers’ boat, using only the tools and supplies his team used.
 
Airdate: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 1:45pm
NOVA: Alien Planets Revealed
Wednesday, January 8 at 8:00 pm. 

James Morgese
Airdate: 
Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 1:00pm

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.

Airdate: 
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 9:00pm

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.

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