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WLRN-TV Original Documentary
3:01 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

A Call to Serve: 
Florida Jews and the U.S. Military

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.

Premiered TUESDAY, MAY 13th 2014

Repeats: Thursday, May 29 at 9 PM

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Economy
8:00 am
Wed October 2, 2013

How Incentives For Film, TV Production In Florida Are Drying Up

The final episode of Burn Notice being shot behind the former Miami Herald Building.
Miami-Dade Office of Film & Entertainment

Now that “Burn Notice” has wrapped up seven successful seasons, will a new show step in to send the world a postcard of Miami every week?

The USA Network production ended its run recently while ratings were still strong. Thanks to a worldwide audience, it’s likely to live for years in syndication.

But the end of the show, as well as A&E’s The Glades and Starz’ Magic City this summer, leaves a void in Miami’s economy. A lot of folks made money off these productions selling props, renting cars, catering food, cleaning costumes and working on-camera.

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The Florida Roundup
9:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Is Florida Back To Work Yet?

Florida's economy is recovering, and Governor Rick Scott says "conservative pro-growth policies" are the reason.
Credit Flickr

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. 

In Miami-Dade, an active social media campaign and vocal supporters at town halls have saved public libraries from budget cuts - for now - after the county commission decided to raid its reserves. So was Mayor Carlos Gimenez wrong to declare that the "age of libraries was probably ending?"  

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Business
11:20 am
Thu September 12, 2013

‘Burn Notice’ Finale Brings Curtain Down On South Florida Production Companies, Too

In this July 24, 2013 photo, film crews prepare the set for rehearsal and taping of an episode of "Burn Notice" in Miami. The cable spy drama is coming to an end after seven seasons with a big finale today.
Credit Alan Diaz / AP

Starting Friday, Miami will see a sharp drop in sabotage, sniper fire and explosions. And that has quite a few people worried about the future.

With Thursday’s telecast of the finale of Burn Notice, the city’s No. 1 source of fictional attacks and espionage will end its seven-year run as the most successful series since Miami Vice and the linchpin of the English-language production industry.

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Television
10:43 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Can 'Devious Maids' Really Break Stereotypes About Latinas?

Judy Reyes (from left), Roselyn Sanchez, Ana Ortiz and Dania Ramirez all star in Lifetime's new series about Latina housemaids, Devious Maids.
Lifetime

Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 8:36 am

On Sunday nights this summer, Lifetime is hoping to draw audiences with a campy, soapy drama from Marc Cherry, the creative mind behind Desperate Housewives. It's called Devious Maids, 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.

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Tonight at 9pm on WLRN Channel 17
9:06 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Helping Our Students


What happens to our students if no one pays attention to them? 

Aired 4/10/13 on WLRN Channel 17
9:25 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Head Northwest to the Future!


The Space Needle. Monorail. Bubbleator. Science Center.  The 21st 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.

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Aired 3/8/13 on WLRN Channel 17
8:53 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Saving Florida Wildlife

Tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17
10:08 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Nova: Separating Twins

Tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17
9:31 am
Mon April 1, 2013

City Life....Raccoon Style!

Tonight at 9pm on WLRN Channel 17
10:30 am
Thu March 21, 2013

A Girl's Life

Aired 3/19/13 on WLRN Channel 17
8:46 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Newtown, Columbine...How Does This Keep Happening?

Aired 3/18/13 on WLRN Channel 17
9:06 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Nature: Attenborough's Life Stories


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.

Aired 3/13/13 on WLRN Channel 17
9:57 am
Tue March 12, 2013

I Dreamed A Dream...About WLRN!


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 O2 in London, England! With a cast of over 500 musicians and actors, it is the musical event of a lifetime!  Tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17!

Aired 3/11/13 on WLRN Channel 17
8:51 am
Mon March 11, 2013

We have a really big show tonight...


The Ed Sullivan Show was a dream gig for any up and coming comedian.  From standup to slapstick, this program features some of the funniest and most famous comedy routines that appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.  "The Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special" tonight at 8pm on WLRN Channel 17.

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