The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on October 2, 1971 · Page 77
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 77

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Saturday, October 2, 1971
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The News lock BOOKS - TELEVISION - MUSIC - ART - MOVIES - COMING EVENTS The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kansas Marge Hess, Editor Saturday, October 2,1971 Fresh Entries Second Season For Public TV GEORGE FAISON, creator of the exciting new black dance company — the George Faison Universal Dance Experience —leads his troupe in a performance of an original ballet, "Poppy," when "Soul!" begins its new season on the Public Broadcasting Service Monday, Oct. 6, 9 p.m. on Channel 8. PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE The Public Broadcasting Service will begin its second year as the nation's noncommercial television network on Oct. 3 with a schedule that includes seven new series and fresh entries from 13 continuing series. The new series, which will be part of the schedule PBS transmits to local Channel 8, include: "The Special of the Week" —A different production each week from the arts or public affairs. "Masquerade"—Thirty minutes of improvisational theatre for children. "This Week" - A public affairs "cover story." "Hollywood Television Theatre" — Hour-long dramas produced by Lewis Frcedman. A collection of short series produced for PBS by public TV stations around the country. "The Electric Company" — A new reading series from t h e Children's Television Workshop. "Critlc-at-Large" — Incisive commentary on the a r t s by Professor David LHtlejohn. Last season's most celebrated cultural series, the thirteen hours of "Civilisation" with Lord Clark of Saltwood as host and commentator, will return for a second run this fall. These series will continue on PBS in the fall with all-new programs: "Masterpiece Theatre," Julia Child's "French Chef," "Firing Line" with host William F. Buckley Jr., "Black Journal" with host/producer Tony Brown, "Soul!," "World Press," "The Advocates," "Book Beat," "Thirty Minutes With . . .," "Washington Week in Review," and last spring's spectacular success, "The Great American Dream Machine." In addition to the series scheduled for evening telecast, PBS will offer a distinguished trio of daytime programs. The daytime PBS schedule will again include the nation's most honored series for children, "Sesame Street," and its new companion reading series, "The Electric Company" with comedian Bill Cosby and Academy Award-winner Rita Moreno In the cast. "The Electric Company" premieres Oct. 25, and "Sesame Street" begins its third season Nov. 7. Another PBS perennial favorite of young children, "Mister R o g e r s' Neighborhood," returns with an entirely new color series. Last season, programs on PBS won an impressive array of national honors including Emmies for the best single entertainment program ("The Andersonville Trial") ond best actress (Susan Hampshire in "The First Churchills"). Other Emmy-winners included "The Great American Dream Machine," "Sesame Street," "Kukla, Fran and Ollie" and "Black Journal." Three Saturday Review Awards and three George Foster Peabody Awards were presented to programs on PBS COMEDY DUO: Anne Jackson and Ell Wallach star in Murray Scnisgal's comedy, "The Typists," to be aired on PBS Thurs­ day, Oct. 7, 8 p.m., Channel 8, as the first Hollywood Television Theatre presentation of the new season. DAVID LITTLEJOHN will launch a new series, "Critic- At-Large," on PBS this fall. Littlejohn's collection of 15- minute critiques will begin Tuesday, Oct. 5, 9:45 p.m. on Channel 8. TWO ARMY "regulars" watch the progress of a new unit at Fort Knox, Ky., on Fred Wiseman's documentary, "Basic Training," which will be seen on the premiere of the PBS "Special of the Week," Monday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m., on Channel 8. This Week's Highlights Saturday, October 2 12:00 p.m. Baseball, 2, 3, 11 — American League Play-off. 12:45 p.m. College Football, 7, 10, 13 — Michigan State vs. Notre Dame. 3:00 p.m. Baseball, 2, 3, 11 — National League Play-off. Sunday, October 3 12:00 p.m. Pro Football, 2, 3,11, 6, 7, 12 3:00 p.m. Baseball Play-off, 2, 3, 11 3:00 p.m. Pro Football, 6, 7,12 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Folk Festival, 8 Monday, October 4 7:00 p.m. Special of the Week, 8 — "Basic Training" documentary. 8:00 p.m. Pro Football, 10, i3 Tuesday, October 5 7:30 p.m. Bing Crosby Special, 2, 3, 11 Thursday, October 7 8:00 p.m. Hollywood Television Theatre, 8 — Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson. Friday, October 8 7:30 p.m. NBC World Premiere Movie, 2. 3, 11 — "The Impatient Heart' with Carrie Snod. gress.

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