WED 7PM / antiques roadshow: vintage seattle

See how some items have held up in the rising and falling antiques market.

WED 8PM / frontline: life on parole

Learn what former prisoners face during their first year on parole.

THU 7:30PM / farm connections 

We visit The Berryhill Farm where they raise Leicester Longwool sheep. 

FRI 8PM / r-town

Tune in as we discuss Gallery 24, Casandra Buck and the city pool.

SAT 1PM / today’s wild west

Visit Rimrock, Cody, Stoecklein, & Pipestone and explore cowboy photography and more.

SUN 3PM / the painful truth

Individuals who suffer from chronic pain share their stories and their daily challenges.

SUN 8PM / my love affair with the brain

The life & science of Dr. Marian Diamond, one of founders of modern neuroscience.  


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KSMQ Public Television produced Beyond the Bully to help students, schools, and families address the topic of bullying.  Find out what area organizations are doing to eliminate bullying, and help young people address it when they see it. 


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