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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
     
     
   
KNO Tonite is a local programming initiative combining the digital capabilities of the
WKNO Digital Media Center with the community’s desire for more local programming.
'KNO Tonite programs air on Thursday & Friday evenings beginning at 7 PM.
   
   
Thursday / 7 PM — Tennessee Crossroads
Travel across the state meeting interesting, colorful people & visit interesting areas only Tennessee can offer. Produced by Nashville Public Televsion. Website
     
   
Thursday / 7:30 PM — The Best Times
A program aimed at people who are 50 years old or better. Information about lifestyle, health, finances, travel & more are covered in this 30 minute magazine style show. Website / Video page
     
   
Thursday / 8 PM 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.
Video page / Recipes taken from episodes of The Family Plot
     
   
Thursday / 9PM — Various Local Programs
Check the WKNO online schedule for specific program.
     
   
Thursday / 9:30 PM — A Conversation with . . .
A series of interviews with engaging people in the area. Website / Video page
     
   

Friday / 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

     
    Thursday / 8:30 PM — Sports Files (Sports Files has moved to Thursdays at 8:30 PM)
Greg Gaston, veteran TV and radio sports announcer interviews people in Mid-South sports.
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    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
     
    Hit the road with Channel 10 as Southern Routes travels across the Mid-South to celebrate the flavor of the area. Each month, we'll take an eclectic and entertaining look at life in the Mid-South, while highlighting fascinating people and local events as well as some of those places that lie just off the beaten path. Top of page
     
    Hello Mr. Chuck! is a WKNO production for preschool kids and their parents and caregivers. Featuring the beloved personality Mr. Chuck, this series has become a huge hit in the area.
     
     
    It Matters Through a grant from The Assisi Foundation, WKNO began producing the public affairs series It Matters in 2003 with a town hall meeting on Memphis City Schools. Since then, the semiregular series It Matters has presented panel discussions and public meetings on subjects such as county structure, urban sprawl, health care, and the Safety Net Collaborative.
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    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
   
    Christ Community: A Ministry of Caring (first aired May 2010) -- T his half-hour documentary highlights the history and impact of Christ Community Health Services, which annually delivers health care to more than 100,000 in some of Memphis' most in-need communities – southwest Memphis, Frayser, Orange Mound, Binghampton and Hickory Hill – through seven medical/dental clinics, mobile medical services and outreach programs. More information online. Video page / 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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