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Month: September 2013

League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis

The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. FRONTLINE presents “League of Denial” on Tuesday, October 8 at 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD-Digital Channel...

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ISSUES IN EDUCATION on the Next IGI

The September edition of KTWU’s I’VE GOT ISSUES  will address issues such as the debate over Common Core standards, teacher evaluations and look at the programs offered by CAPS, which are intended to provide an entrepreneurial approach to education, guiding high school students toward real-world experiences in various professions. IGI will also delve into the controversial topic of football and concussions and how this impacts youth and their participation in football programs. Janet Thompson Jackson hosts the IGI series.  “Issues in Education” airs on Thursday, September 26th at 7:30 p.m. on KTWU-HD-Digital Channel...

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Somewhere. They are out there. PLAINSPIRITS

Meet the spirits that haunt the plains and explore their history! Discover a secret, hidden world that lies beneath a town. Relive a scandalous affair at a haunted fraternity house where the boys have seen the ghost walking through their bedroom. Wonder about how tiny handprints appear on clean train depot windows. Tales of local ghosts – these ‘plains spirits”—are all around and they will thrill and entertain you! Somewhere – they are out there. Watch PLAINSPIRITS, premiere on Thursday, September 19, 7:30 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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A New Radio Style Drama TWISTED TALES OF POE on KTWU

Three mysterious and macabre tales from Edgar Allan Poe form the basis of this all-new production presented like a live radio-style drama. Adapted by Phil Grecian for television, the three classic stories are “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Raven.” TWISTED TALES OF POE premieres on Thursday, September 19, at 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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