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    Professor Ghoul’s Horror School — Professor Ghoul (Michael Degnan), and his student, Shotzi the cat (puppeteered and voiced by Bard Cole), introduce viewers to classic — and not-so-classic — horror fare. More
     
   
Thursdays / 8 PM (Spring to Fall) The Family Plot: Gardening in the Mid-South
Join horticulture expert Dr. Chris Cooper from the UT Shelby County Extension Service and other experts as they share their garden wisdom, answer e-mails and letters about your lawn and garden, take you on field trips throughout Mid South to help you keep your Family Plot green and growing.
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Thursdays / 8:30 PM — Sports Files with Greg Gaston
Greg Gaston, veteran TV and radio sports announcer interviews people in Mid-South sports.
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Thursdays / 9:30 PM — A Conversation with . . .
A series of interviews with engaging people in the area. Website / Video page
     
   

Fridays / 7:00 PM — Behind The Headlines
Eric Barnes and guests Les Smith, Jackson Baker, Bill Dries and Amos Maki discuss the week's biggest news story. Video page

     
    A monthly health newsmagazine show, Smart Medicine, premiered on WKNO-TV Channel 10 in May 2004. Hosted by Joe Birch, the news program features various Mid-South medical and health experts discussing the latest health news and services available in the area. Smart Medicine website / Top of page
     
    Memphis Memoirs What makes the WKNO Memphis Memoirs series so special? It’s more than a local documentary series, more than a history series. It’s a nostalgia series, and its community appeal goes deeper than the love of learning a city’s history. The first episode, Memphis Memoirs: Remember When? aired in 1995. Recent episodes include Memphis Memoirs: Downtown, and the episode currently in production, Overton Square: The Golden Age. Learn more about videos from the Memphis Memoirs series / Top of page
   
    Citizens Not Subjects! Reawakening Democracy in Memphis (first aired April 2010) is a look back at the end of "Boss" E.H. Crump's control of Memphis, with the emergence of viable opposition candidates, culminating in the 1956 election of mayoral candidate Edmund Orgill. Produced and directed by Rob and Pam Cooper of Verissima Productions. Top of page
   
    Beyond Babyland (first aired January 2010) is a documentary by award-winning local filmmakers David Appleby and Craig Leake. Three years in the making, the film explores the problem of high infant mortality in Memphis' poorest communities and looks at many of the people and organizations working to turn around this tide and make a positive impact in our community. Top of page
     
    Shelby Farms: America's Great 21st Century Park (first aired September 2009)-- Through a series of interviews and historical film footage and photographs,WKNO's first HD documentary tells the story of Shelby Farms Park from its beginnings to what the park offers today’s residents, to the transition from a government-controlled entity into the hands of the nonprofit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. More information online / Top of page
     
    In this story of rehabilitation, convicted prisoners – some serving life sentences for violent crime – find purpose in caring for troubled dogs and preparing them for loving homes. The Least Among Us: The Prison Paws Project, a half-hour documentary produced by Pierre Kimsey, premiered in September 2008, and received a nomination for a Mid-South Regional Emmy Award for that year. Video page / Top of page
     
    Joe Scott: Memories of the Negro Leagues Hosted by Reggie Williams, 86-year-old ball player Joe Scott talks about the early days of the Negro Leagues in Memphis. He also reminisces about his long association with Baseball Legend Satchel Paige and takes a memory-filled journey to the Negro League Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. More information about Joe Scott: Memories of the Negro Leagues. Top of page



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