tv http://wlrn.org en A Call to Serve: 
Florida Jews and the U.S. Military http://wlrn.org/post/call-serve-florida-jews-and-us-military <p>WLRN's hour long original documentary pays tribute to Florida Jews who have served in military campaigns from the Seminole Wars through Afghanistan, and who sometimes made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.</p><p><strong>Premiered TUESDAY, MAY 13th 2014</strong></p><p>Repeats: Thursday, May 29 at 9 PM</p><p>http://youtu.be/2vd5pC6Nc5o?rel=0</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:01:06 +0000 31532 at http://wlrn.org A Call to Serve: 
Florida Jews and the U.S. Military How Incentives For Film, TV Production In Florida Are Drying Up http://wlrn.org/post/how-incentives-film-tv-production-florida-are-drying <p>Now that &ldquo;Burn Notice&rdquo; has wrapped up seven successful seasons, will a new show step in to send the world a postcard of Miami every week?</p><p>The USA Network production ended its run recently while ratings were still strong. Thanks to a worldwide audience, it&rsquo;s likely to live for years in syndication.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 21401 at http://wlrn.org How Incentives For Film, TV Production In Florida Are Drying Up Is Florida Back To Work Yet? http://wlrn.org/post/florida-back-work-yet <p></p><p>Touting his job-creation record, Governor Rick Scott says it’s time to cut taxes. But with questions about both the state's unemployment rate and education spending being lower than before the Great Recession, Democrats say the Governor’s priorities are off.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 20538 at http://wlrn.org Is Florida Back To Work Yet? ‘Burn Notice’ Finale Brings Curtain Down On South Florida Production Companies, Too http://wlrn.org/post/burn-notice-finale-brings-curtain-down-south-florida-production-companies-too <p style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt; line-height: 19pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Arial;color:#1A2732">Starting Friday, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Miami</st1:place></st1:city> will see a sharp drop in sabotage, sniper fire and explosions. And that has quite a few people worried about the future.</span></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:20:59 +0000 Doug Hanks 20495 at http://wlrn.org ‘Burn Notice’ Finale Brings Curtain Down On South Florida Production Companies, Too Can 'Devious Maids' Really Break Stereotypes About Latinas? http://wlrn.org/post/can-devious-maids-really-break-stereotypes-about-latinas On Sunday nights this summer, Lifetime is hoping to draw audiences with a campy, soapy drama from Marc Cherry, the creative mind behind <em>Desperate Housewives</em>. It's called <em>Devious Maids</em>, and it looks nothing like anything else on television because it has five Latina stars. It's an unprecedented lineup for a prime-time drama.<p>The show itself is an upstairs/downstairs story about sensible maids and their neurotic bosses. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:43:03 +0000 16676 at http://wlrn.org Can 'Devious Maids' Really Break Stereotypes About Latinas? Helping Our Students http://wlrn.org/post/helping-our-students <P><A href="http://youtu.be/gP2Ex_1UWQs">http://youtu.be/gP2Ex_1UWQs</A></P> <P>What happens to our students if no one pays attention to them?&nbsp;</P> <P>Following the day-to-day stories of students, parents, teachers and staff at the Washington Metropolitan High School&nbsp;, <EM>180 Days: Inside An American High School</EM>, is an intimate portrait of a public school that attempts to make a difference in the lives of students each and every day.</P> <P>"180 Days" tonight at 9pm on WLRN Channel 17!</P> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:06:09 +0000 James March 12261 at http://wlrn.org Head Northwest to the Future! http://wlrn.org/post/head-northwest-future <P><A href="http://youtu.be/OBKqpAzqdiI">http://youtu.be/OBKqpAzqdiI</A></P> <P>The Space Needle. Monorail. Bubbleator. Science Center.&nbsp; The 21st&nbsp;Century created icons and scientists, and brought Elvis and John Glenn, Joan Baez and Roy Rogers to the Northwest. In 1962, Seattle invented a future that included a tech-savvy portal to the Pacific Rim.</P> <P>Through historical photographs and motion pictures, "The 1962 World's Fair: When Seattle Invented the Future" brings to life the textures and sounds of Seattle in the late 50s and early 60s. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:25:32 +0000 James March 12191 at http://wlrn.org Saving Florida Wildlife http://wlrn.org/post/saving-florida-wildlife <P><A href="http://youtu.be/g-LkNFihm8o">http://youtu.be/g-LkNFihm8o</A></P> <P>On January 17, 2012, 3 people&nbsp; kicked off a 1000 mile expedition to increase public awareness and generate support for the Florida Wildlife Corridor project.&nbsp; It began in the Everglades National Park and they trekked forward to the&nbsp;Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in southern Georgia. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:53:56 +0000 James March 12060 at http://wlrn.org Nova: Separating Twins http://wlrn.org/post/nova-separating-twins <P><A href="http://youtu.be/4nEZq7ittpQ">http://youtu.be/4nEZq7ittpQ</A></P> <DIV class=expand-description-content> <P>This is the incredible story of Trishna and Krishna, twin girls born joined at the head.&nbsp; After two years battling for life, the twins are ready for a series of delicate operations that will prepare them for the ultimate challenge: a marathon separation surgery that will allow them to live truly separate lives.&nbsp; <EM>"Nova: Separating Twins", </EM>tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17.</P></DIV> <P></P> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:08:55 +0000 James March 11787 at http://wlrn.org City Life....Raccoon Style! http://wlrn.org/post/city-liferaccoon-style <P><A href="http://youtu.be/RyLYVZn7he4">http://youtu.be/RyLYVZn7he4</A></P> <P>Are&nbsp;human beings, in an effort to outwit raccoons, actually making them smarter and unwittingly contributing to their evolutionary success?&nbsp;Scientists from around the world share their thoughts and work to explore this scientific theory. Attempting to do something that has never been done before, they closely follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.&nbsp;&nbsp; "<EM>Nature: Raccoon Nation</EM>" Tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channe 17!</P> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:31:10 +0000 James March 11725 at http://wlrn.org A Girl's Life http://wlrn.org/post/girls-life-0 <P><A href="http://youtu.be/n0q1gbvgQpA">http://youtu.be/n0q1gbvgQpA</A></P> <P>Girls growing up in America today have more opportunities than their mothers and grandmothers ever imagined. They have more career choices, more flexibility in family roles and more female role models in positions of political power.&nbsp; But even as doors open, girls may not be able to walk confidently through them.&nbsp; Twice as many girls as boys attempt suicide. Girls have a higher risk of abusing alcohol and drugs, and violent physical assaults by girls have skyrocketed since 1990. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:30:55 +0000 James March 11204 at http://wlrn.org Newtown, Columbine...How Does This Keep Happening? http://wlrn.org/post/newtown-columbinehow-does-keep-happening <P><EM><A href="http://youtu.be/XIeV0Ybrr-8">http://youtu.be/XIeV0Ybrr-8</A></EM></P> <P>All over America, tragic incidents like the one in Newtown, Connecticut keep occurring.&nbsp; Why is that?&nbsp; Tonight at 8pm, learn whether science can help us understand why some people commit horrific acts of mass murder on "<EM>Nova: Inside the Mind of a Rampage Killer</EM>" followed by "<EM>The Path to Violence</EM>" and "<EM>Guns in America."&nbsp; </EM></P> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:46:41 +0000 James March 11072 at http://wlrn.org Nature: Attenborough's Life Stories http://wlrn.org/post/nature-attenboroughs-life-stories <P><A href="http://youtu.be/Ru4CYAQluV0">http://youtu.be/Ru4CYAQluV0</A></P> <P>In the conclusion to the visually stunning 3-part series on Nature, hear Richard Attenborough's reflections on the dramatic impact human beings have had on the natural world in "Attenborough's Life Stories: Our Fragile Planet" tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17.</P> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:06:14 +0000 James March 11013 at http://wlrn.org I Dreamed A Dream...About WLRN! http://wlrn.org/post/i-dreamed-dreamabout-wlrn <P><A href="http://youtu.be/t8QM8mWv6EI">http://youtu.be/t8QM8mWv6EI</A></P> <P>Fresh off of the success of the 2013 Oscar nominated film, join WLRN and an all-star cast featuring Nick Jonas and Lea Salonga for a tribute to the 25th Anniversary of Les Miserables at the&nbsp;O2 in London, England! With a cast of over 500 musicians and actors, it is the musical event of a lifetime!&nbsp; Tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17!</P> <P>(Start time is dependent on the conclusion of the Miami-Dade School Board Meeting)</P> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:57:19 +0000 James March 10725 at http://wlrn.org We have a really big show tonight... http://wlrn.org/post/we-have-really-big-show-tonight <P><A href="http://youtu.be/4hqQwDVQKMs">http://youtu.be/4hqQwDVQKMs</A></P> <P>The Ed Sullivan Show was a dream gig for any up and coming comedian.&nbsp; From standup to slapstick, this program features some of the funniest and most famous comedy routines that appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.&nbsp; "<EM>The Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special</EM>" tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17.</P> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:51:17 +0000 James March 10665 at http://wlrn.org