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This Week on KMOS-TV 6.1
April 24 at 7 p.m., April 26 at 5 p.m.
Hosts Devin Negrete and Alex Greenlee sit down with baseball head coach Tommy Myers as The 21st-ranked Mules swept an MIAA doubleheader from Missouri Western and clinched at least a share of the MIAA regular season championship. Also joining us is Kirk Pederson from UCM Track & Field. Fresh off the Mule Relays, his team set some school records and look forward to their next competition, the Drake Relays, in DesMoines, IA. In the Spotlight: track and field student-athletes Mary Riley and Devin Claypool.
Great Performances Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
April 26 at 8 p.m.
Choreographer Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty marks the choreographer's return to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete his acclaimed reinterpretations of the composer's trio of masterworks that began in 1992 with Nutcracker! and, most famously, in 1995 with the international success, Swan Lake, featuring a cast of all-male swans. This timeless fairy tale about a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years was adapted into a beloved ballet by Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marius Petipa in 1890. In a highly theatrical production that is not your grandfather's Sleeping Beauty, Bourne takes this date as his starting point, setting the story at the height of the fin de siecle epoch when fairies, vampires and a decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination.
Call the Midwife
Sundays at 7 p.m.
The nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House move into their new premises, and Sister Winifred, a warm-hearted, slightly innocent young woman, arrives from the Mother House. Sister Monica Joan's increasingly eccentric behavior causes concern, yet she's the one who solves a perplexing medical mystery. New housewife and mother Chummy spearheads an Open Day at the Community Centre. After helping to deliver a neighbor's baby, she decides she wants to return to midwifery.
Pioneers of Television
Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
The four-part series examines the people who left their imprint on sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows in the early days of the medium. The program features interviews with legendary stars, including Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Art Linkletter, Andy Griffith, Betty White, Phyllis Diller, Jim Nabors, Marlo Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Ed McMahon and Merv Griffin. Using never-before-seen images and showcasing timeless clips, the documentary examines the entertainers that provided the classic scenes that still amuse us today.
The 2014 Writers Contest!
The deadline has passed - thanks to all who entered. Watch this space in the months to come to learn about the results!
Check out the winning stories from 2013!
Professional Development for PreK-12 Teachers
Get a head start on the skills and resources you need for the year ahead with cool PD offerings from PBS TeacherLine, starting September 19th. PBS TeacherLine's high-quality, graduate-level courses offer PreK-12 educators online professional development in convenient, collaborative, and flexible online format. Winner of the 2011 Ed Tech Digest Cool Tool Awards for Best PD Solution and Best STEM Solution.
KMOS-TV Outreach and Education
The reach of KMOS goes far beyond what is seen on TV, with workshops for early childhood educators, classes for parents, community partnerships and other innovative and effective ways that KMOS reaches out to the community distinguish public television as an educational oasis in the broadcast world. On air and off, KMOS is educating and inspiring more people than ever before.
KMOS and UCM partner to provide professional development opportunities for K-12 educators
PBSTeacherLine allows the university's School of Graduate and Extended Studies, College of Education, and College of Science and Technology to provide this completely online program, and is one of only eight institutions across the country offering graduate credit opportunities. Students who enroll in the program can receive one credit hour for a 15-hour PBS course, two credit hours for a 30-hour course, and three credit hours for a 45-hour course. Learn more...
KMOS has great programs for families, and online tools and activities. University of Central Missouri offers online courses for a variety of undergraduate & graduate programs.