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Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am

KUED is rolling out its 23rd annual Reading Marathon with a party at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum on Saturday, October 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Community organizations will join KUED to host Halloween activities for the whole family.  Kids can wear a costume, pick up a free book, get their Reading Marathon reading log, and meet PBS Kids characters.

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:00pm

Billy Elliot the Musical Live, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London’s West End (where it is still playing), comes to Great Performances Friday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED. The acclaimed musical airs as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 1:00pm

Our pets may seem familiar, but they exist alongside us in a secret world of wild behavior and natural abilities that we hardly recognize. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 11:00pm

Adapted from the popular best-seller, Love, Laughter, Loneliness,  a new documentary follows one woman's struggle against cancer. Lisa Lynch was 28 when first diagnosed with an aggressive, malignant tumor in her breast. The C Word, airing Tuesday, October 20 at 11:00 p.m. on KUED, follows her journey, and the love and support she received from her husband, Pete, and her family.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 8:00pm

Why has it been so hard for Washington to fix our country’s broken immigration system?

In Immigration Battle, a special two-hour feature film presented by FRONTLINE and Independent Lens, acclaimed independent filmmakers Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini take viewers behind closed doors in Washington’s corridors of power to explore the political realities surrounding one of the country’s most pressing and divisive issues.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 9:45am


Salt Lake City -- KUED productions have received five Rocky Mountain Emmy  Awards. 

The Utah Bucket List 2 was honored as the best magazine program special.   It was produced and edited by Nancy Green and hosted by Brett Prettyman. Gary Turnier was director of photography. The program’s segment on Colorado River running with Splore was named as the best human interest segment.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 8:00pm

The groundbreaking musical, Show Boat, redefined entertainment and changed the face of American theater. Spanning the years from 1880 to 1927, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s lyrical masterpiece concerns the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River, in Chicago, and on Broadway.

Show Boat airs Friday, October 16th at 8:00 p.m. on KUED as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:00pm

Our thoughts, our hopes, and our dreams are contained in three pounds of wet biological material. Neuroscientist, New York Times best-selling author, and Guggenheim Fellow Dr. David Eagleman explores the human brain in an epic series that reveals why we feel and think the things we do.

The Brain with David Eagleman, six one-hour episodes that tell the story of the inner workings of the brain, debuts Wednesday, October 14 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED as part of the PBS “Think Wednesday” lineup of science and nature programming. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 8:00pm

The global cyberwar is heating up and the stakes are no longer limited to the virtual world of computers. Now, thanks in part to secret documents released by Edward Snowden, the true scale of the National Security Agency's scope and power is coming to light. Besides spending billions of dollars to ingest and analyze the worlds' electronic communications, the NSA has set out to dominate a new battlefield—cyberspace.


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