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KTWU Volunteers Nationally Honored for Their Service

KTWU Volunteers Nationally Honored for Their Service   KTWU is pleased to announce that two of the station’s long-time volunteers have been nationally honored by the National Friends of Public Broadcasting. John Duff has been honored with the 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Leadership Award. Wayne Stander has been honored with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award.   John Duff moved to Topeka in 1978 and volunteered on KTWU production crews continuously these many years. He had helped another public station prior to KTWU, serving PBS unselfishly for a grand total of 45 years.  When he first volunteered at KTWU, he began in...

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Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television. Filmed in cinematic 4K, BIG PACIFIC examines an ocean that covers a third of the Earth’s surface. BIG PACIFIC premieres on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. on KTWU-HD,...

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Follow 12 amateur bakers in their quest to be named Britian’s best. As judges create 30 new challenges to test their skill and creativity. THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, Season 4, premieres on Friday, June 16, at 8 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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50 Year Celebration JOHNNY MATHIS is WONDERFUL!

Recorded at The Tropicana in Atlantic City in celebration of his 50 years in show business, this special features Johnny performing many of his hits including In the Morning, Wonderful! Wonderful!, What I Did For Love, Chances Are, Misty, Maria, Stranger in Paradise, and A Certain Smile. JOHNNY MATHIS: WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL airs on Saturday, June 10, at 7 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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JAYHAWKERS Wilt Chamberlain and Phog Allen Drama on KTWU

They changed more than the game. Wilt Chamberlain, perhaps the best athlete the world has ever seen, heads to Kansas to play for legendary basketball coach Forest C. “Phog” Allen. The greatest coach and the greatest player – together they would be unstoppable. But Wilt and the Jayhawks face their greatest challenge off the court – the racial segregation of the 1950s. In a time before Civil Rights, basketball is the battleground where one team of unlikely allies works to modernize college sports while fighting for racial justice. Culminating in what has been called “the greatest basketball game of all time,” JAYHAWKERS asks the question: what does winning mean to you? JAYHAWKERS, airs on Tuesday, June 6, 9:30 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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