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Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:00pm
The opening scene of The Act of Killing raises the first of many startling questions: What does a line of beautiful female dancers, emerging from a huge fish sculpture beside a picturesque lake have to do with the massacre of more than one million Indonesians in 1965? The second shocking question comes soon after and continues to be raised throughout the film: Why are the men in this documentary, all of them self-proclaimed paramilitary "gangsters" who carried out hundreds, if not thousands, of these murders, often laughing?
Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 8:00pm

In the last half-century, women have fought their way into nearly every sphere of American life, from the battlefield to Hollywood. MAKERS: Women in Hollywood, airing October 7th at 8:00 PM, follows the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment.

Airdate: 
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

Airdate: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 9:30pm

Childhood sucks. Imaginary friends rule.  A warm family comedy series about a young boy growing up in a chaotic and creative household in late 1980s Ireland, Moone Boy is the quirky story of the youngest child in the large, loud Moone family — 12-year-old Martin Moone. This semi-autobiographical series, written by and starring Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, This is 40), debuts on KUED Thursday, October 2 at 9:30 p.m. In addition to its Thursday nights run, the series will repeat on Saturdays at 10:30 p.m.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

PBS premieres a series of six new one-hour MAKERS documentaries. The series premieres Tuesday, September 30  at 8:00 p.m. and continues through November 4 with the stories of women in six spheres of influence—comedy, Hollywood, space, business, politics, and war.

The films, directed and produced by the country’s leading independent filmmakers, build on the multi-platform initiative developed by AOL that aims to be the largest collection of women’s stories ever assembled and includes a growing collection of over 250 original interviews online at MAKERS.com.

Airdate: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

Order the carriage, raise your credit limit, and hurry to town:  The Paradise is reopening for business! Joanna Vanderham (Denise Blackwood) and Emun Elliott (Moray Prometheus) return as the fairy-tale couple who found true love at a glamorous Victorian-era department store.

Airdate: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 5:30pm

KUED will rebroadcast a Utah Conversations with Ted Capener taped in 2012 with Chase Peterson, the former University of Utah president who passed away Sunday, September 14 at the age of 84. Capener’s last interview with Peterson airs Sunday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m. on KUED.

A former University of Utah Vice President, Capener sits down with lifelong friend, Chase Peterson, for a wide-ranging conversation exploring the issues — big and small — that have shaped the University over the previous 30 years.

Airdate: 
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 8:00pm

Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge. ​Live From Lincoln Center: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleetstreet kicks off the PBS Fall Arts Festival Friday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of Washington Week, will moderate America After Ferguson, a town hall meeting that will explore the many issues that have been brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program, produced by WGBH Boston in partnership with the Nine Network/KETC in St. Louis and WETA in Washington DC, will air Friday, September 26 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Airdate: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 9:30pm


“I AM a performer. When I am on stage, it is the only time I am truly happy.” 
— Joan Rivers 

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