The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 4, 1997 · Page 29
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A product of the Sallna Journal October 5-11,1997 Listings for North-Central and Northwest Kansas nnel rmation SAUNA CABLE CHANNELS FUNNEL VCR* • 09 03 18 13 06 23 08 26 10 12 "40 92 43 45 75 33 37 42 89 35 44 38 48 49 77 82 34 76 47 52 78 88 31 46 74 36 80 51 66 39 67 30 53 63 41 STATION KOOD. Bunker Hill, PBS KSNW, Wichita, NBC KAAS, Sallna/Wichlta. Fox WIBW, Topeka, CBS ACCESS 6, Sallna WDAF, Kansas City, Fox KPTS, Wichita, PBS KMBC, Kansas City, ABC KAKE, Wichita (UHF 22), ABC KWCH, Wichlta/Hulchlnson, CBS KSHB, Kansas City, NBC • Encorel WTBS, Atlanta, Independent Clnemax SUn HBO (Home Box Office) Discovery Channel CNN (Cable News Network) f/X AMC (American Movie Classics) USA Network Nickelodeon MTV (Music Television) TNN (The Nashville Network) Comedy Central Odyssey ' ESPN ESPN2 FAM (Family Channel) TNT (Turner Network Television) TOON (Cartoon Network) SCI Fl Animal Planet Uletlme CNBC Home & Garden TLC (The Learning Channel) Fox Sports A&E (Arts & Entertainment) BET (Black Entertainment TV) gnlvltlon (en Espaftol) Disney El Entertainment Showtime SAUNA CHANNELS NOT LISTED CHANNEL STATION Prayue Weather Channel "Education Access - Sallna Government Access - Sallna HesdllneNewstCNNlF C-Spsn ' Home Shopping Network _ Country Music TV ~z~rTZZ_rziyHi FlttV(Cabl« Health Club) : C-Spanji Court TV "MSNBC' Knowledge TV FYI - The Information Station fo* N«ws Nawsport Food Network Aroarlca-s Jewelry Store ISprsel) • • Requol (pay-per-view) Playboy/Action NON-SALINA CHANNELS CHANNEJ-VCHt STATION g) OS KHA8. Hastings. Neb., NBC 07 KB8H. Hava. CBS 22 11 KPNB, North Plane. Neb., PBS KTWU, Topeka, PBS KHQI, Hastings, Neb., ABC USB 73 Trinity. Santa Ana. Calll. (UHF 16) (8) KCTV. Kan»a» City, CBS fiSL KOLN. Lincoln. Neb., CBS FOX. Superior, Neb. K8NT, Topeka, ABO Turner Classk»MqyJ»i_ The Movie Channel WON, Chicago SATELUTE STATIONS and tholr originating static™: For PBS Lexington, Neb-, see CB m For ABC Superior, Hayes Center, Neb-, see (Q) For NBC Great Bend and Obertin, see •_ For CBS Dodge City and Qoodland, aeeB For ABC Colby, see 0 VCR PUU&t INSTANT PROGRAMMER: The numbers next to each channel, as well as the PlusCode numbers on the primatlme grids, sports log and some daytime listings, are lor those with VCR Plus* devices lor VCR taping. The numbers above must be programmed Into the VCR. To tape a program, enter the PlusCode number printed with the program listing and the program will be automatically recorded- For Information, caH 1-8WMM1-VCR or 1-eoO-Z684-VCH. • • FLASHBACKS • Whitney Houston pays tribute to the women who influenced her By DAVID BAUDER The Associated Press N EW YORK — Sleekly dressed in a white evening gown, it's an elegant Whitney Houston pictured in HBO promotional materials for her live televised concert Sunday night. Backstage, life is a little less glamorous: She's fighting off a cold, her daughter demands attention, days of rehearsals beckon and there's an interview to be done, never one of her favorite activities anyway. Her mind flashes back to youthful summer days spent traveling on concert tours with her cousin, Dionne Warwick, one of the singers Houston will pay tribute to Sunday. "You see the glamour and the glitz in the front, but in the background, you know what it takes to put on all the glamour and the glitz," she said. Houston's dusting off several of her own hits to go along with tributes to Warwick, Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross for the 90-minute special, broadcast live from Washington, D.C.'s Constitution Hall beginning at 8 p.m. Central time, The concert promises to be a scaled- down, more musical experience than her two previous HBO specials, welcoming Desert Storm troops home in March 1991 and paying tribute to South Africa and Nelson Mandela in November 1994. Houston hasn't toured in the mainland United States for the past three years, so it will be the first time many of her fans have seen her in awhile. "I like the intimacy of it," she said. "I wanted it to be more intimate, rather than large, which I'm used to playing. I just thought it would be a great atmosphere." Besides, she said, "they're paying me a lot of money." The concert will also benefit the Children's Defense Fund. Plans are to perform Warwick's "Walk on By," Diana Ross' "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Ain't No Way" as a tribute to Aretha Franklin. Houston also plans to sing "Summertime" from "Porgy and Bess" and some gospel material. "It will be a setting of just basic, classic songs with voice," she said. Warwick "has known me before 1 knew myself," she said. "It's difficult to talk about someone who is your family and also talk about them in the realm of a popular songstress. Dionne just taught me so much about grace and style." Houston said she's always admired the way Franklin moves people — literally and figuratively — with her music. . Ross iS""4he epitome of what I think is The Associated Press Whltnty Houston will pay tribute to h«r Idols — Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross — In her live 90-mlnute HBO special at 8 p.m. Sunday. glamour and what I think is class," she said. "They don't need hit records to be popular and be known," she said. "They will always be known. They set the standard for everybody." One reason Houston is digging back into popular songbooks is she doesn't believe there are as many talented songwriters coming up with original material as there were even 10 years ago. "There are no more notes to play, so we have to go back and pick up songs that were once great and bring them back to this arena," she said. "There are .no more stories being written, there are just grooves ... I tend to go for the old classics, the ones that will last forever." Her next musical project is a greatest hits collection, but she doesn't know when that will be ready. Houston hasn't decided what new songs to include. She's also producing, singing and playing the Fairy Godmother in this November's television special, "Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella."

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