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ALIVE! IN AMERICA’S DELTA “The Whooping Crane’s Majestic Return”
Trek along with biologists and their partners and witness their painstaking efforts to reintroduce the whooping crane into Louisiana’s wetlands for the first time in half a century.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 9:30 pm
GREAT PERFORMANCES “Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert”
Enjoy “Summertime,” “Georgia on My Mind,” “You Belong to Me,” “I Cover the Waterfront” and “God Bless the Child.”
Friday, July 3, 2015 10:00 pm
THE NATIONAL MALL – AMERICA’S FRONT YARD
The United States National Mall, set in the heart of Washington, DC, is a place unlike any other on earth, and its history is equally fascinating. This special reveals the surprising and inspiring story of the Mall’s evolution.
Saturday, July 4, 2015 6:00 pm
A CAPITOL FOURTH
Celebrate the country’s 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza and the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. Repeats at 8:30pm.
Saturday, July 4, 2015 7:00 pm
GREAT PERFORMANCES ” Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem”
Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow hosts from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore.
Saturday, July 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Alan finally lets Celia into his secret about Gary.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 7:00 pm
Poldark’s battle with the local gentry deepens. He faces one turning point with Elizabeth and another with Demelza.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 8:00 pm
The WWI frontline medic drama continues as Thomas wrestles with a growing attraction to Kitty, a terrified patient faces court martial and Sister Joan reveals a dark secret to one of her patients.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 9:00 pm
Bathing beauty contests, schooners, early hotels, fantasy islands, pristine beaches and more!
Sunday, July 5, 2015 11:30 pm
Weekly Local Programming
Media panelists discuss the news and offer their opinions on everything – politics, education, business, the environment, local events and history. Errol Laborde is producer. Marcia Kavanaugh is host. Watch it every Friday at 7pm; repeats at 11:30pm. Missed an episode, watch on the WYES YouTube Channel.
Host and Producer Peggy Scott Laborde welcomes a high-spirited panel of experts that shares their knowledge of what’s happening in our area’s arts and entertainment scene. Watch it every Friday at 7:30pm; repeats at 11pm. Missed an episode, watch on the WYES YouTube Channel.
WYES is Your Tricentennial Station!
In 2018 we will celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founding of our great city – New Orleans! WYES is currently working on documentaries, books, short features and grade school electronic field trips that will showcase our city’s unique history, heritage and culture. Learn more!
Local Projects and Initiatives
Electronic Field Trip: “The Battle of New Orleans”
Geared to grades 5-8, the 40-minute Electronic Field Trip features student reporters, interviews with “General Jackson,” a discussion with an expert panel, dramatic video and fun facts. CLICK HERE to watch.
Louisiana is striving to improve graduation rates while better preparing students for the workplace and college. WYES looks into what our state is doing to help students find their pathway to a career and continued education. AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA’S FUTURE premiered August 2014. Watch the program here.
Can Louisiana’s coast be saved? Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands in RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST.