Producing award winning original programs remains a high priority for WLRN. Take a closer look at some of the incredible stories that we have had the pleasure of producing for our South Florida viewers.
9pm MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES: Queen of the Flowers - Crime/Drama -Miss Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman of the late 1920s operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous “lady detective” goes about her work with a pistol close at hand—and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer.
9pm NIXON'S THE ONE: The '68 Election - History/Culture Documentary
A WLRN Original Production
In 1962, Richard Nixon's once meteoric political career lay in ruins. The former vice-president had suffered two bitter losses; one in the 1960 presidential race against John F. Kennedy, the other in a bid for the governorship of his home state of California. Yet, only six years later, Nixon would be elected President of the United States. How did it happen? Why did it happen?
In the spirit of the fall season, we've decided to bring you some hauntingly good TV. When you're all alone and things are going bump in night, distract yourself with WLRN, we'll keep you on the edge of your seat. Beginning October 27 through Halloween, we'll have you questioning the dead, hiding from extraterrestrials and following ghosts in Crickley Hall.
Here's what we've got to send chills down your spine...
Thursday October 27th, 9pm - SECRETS OF THE DEAD: Jamestown's Dark Winter
Thursday October 27th, 10pm - WAR OF THE WORLDS: American Experience
Friday October 28th, 7pm - SECRETS OF THE DEAD: Vampire Legend
Friday October 28th, 8pm - WAR OF THE WORLDS: American Experience
Monday October 31st, 7pm - SECRETS OF THE DEAD: Vampire Legend
Monday October 31st, 8pm, 9pm, 10pm SECRETS OF CRICKLEY HALL (3 episodes)
7pm HOW WE GOT TO NOW - Science/Technology - Steven Johnson reveals the story behind the remarkable ideas that made modern life possible; the unsung heroes that brought them into the world – and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations has triggered.
Graham Orchard, a Salvation Army member, arrives in Portwenn to try to trace a missing woman named Emma Lewis. Danny's near death experience with a collapsed lung has made him appreciate how precious life is, and, in particular, how special his relationship with Louisa is to him. He wants Louisa to move in with him, but she is hesitant. With his wedding to Julie imminent, Mylow is busy making final preparations, including securing life insurance. The health check reveals puzzling results, especially when Mark's bride tells him she is pregnant. Mrs. Tishell has been wearing a collar to combat neck pain for years. The doctor urges her to remove it. Mrs. Tishell fears removing the collar will just cause her more pain, and toys with the idea of helping herself to painkillers from the pharmacy. Louisa tells Martin that she has split up with Danny and invites him to join her for a glass of wine. She pulls him into the sitting room and asks him to kiss her. He blurts out that he loves her, and promptly collapses on the floor!
Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) takes a wry and witty look at why we are prepared to take the risk of sharing our homes with dogs who are genetically still 99.8 % like wolves. This epic, dramatic and sometimes surreal journey takes Martin to Africa, Australia and America to find the surviving wild ancestors of pampered pets like his own beloved dogs,and seeks to answer the question, did we choose dogs, or did they choose us?