Turner Classic Movies
(Comcast Ch. 30)
Begins 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25
n Set the VCR, kiddies. Just in time for Halloween, Turner pries open the crypt to unleash seven classics from the golden age of horror. No "Creature from the Black Lagoon," but they’ve hit the high points.
8 p.m. — Dracula (1931)
9:30 p.m. — The Mummy (1932)
10:45 p.m. — The Wolf Man (1941)
Midnight — The Invisible Man (1933)
1:15 a.m. — Frankenstein (1931)
2:30 a.m. — Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
4 a.m. — Son of Frankenstein (1939)
AETN (Comcast Ch. 3, Broadcast Ch. 2)
Nightly at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 25-28
n And speaking of undead horrors: The politicians are about to shamble back into the darkness … until the next election, that is. Still, we’re all for an informed electorate, and to that end, AETN is holding its full slate of election-year debates and panel discussions on the various ballot proposals, taped at UCA’s Reynolds Performance Hall. The panel discussions air nightly at 6:30, with the debates following at 7 p.m.
Monday, Oct 25
6:30 p.m. — Panel discussion on Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1, which would extend term limits for members of the Arkansas House of Representatives and the Arkansas Senate.
7 p.m. — Debate by candidates for U.S. representative for the 3rd District: U.S. Rep. John Boozman (R), State Rep. Jan Judy (D) and Dale Morley (I).
Tuesday, Oct. 26
6:30 p.m. — Panel discussions on proposed Constitutional Amendment 2, concerning bonds for any economic development project that plans to invest more than $500 million and hire more than 500 new employees, and Referred Question 1, which would raise state property taxes by 3 mills for the upkeep of schools, and Proposed Amendment 3, which would stitch a ban on gay marriage into the state constitution.
7 p.m. — Debate by candidates for U.S. representative for the 2nd District: U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder (D) and State Rep. Marvin Parks (R).
Wednesday, Oct. 27
6:30 p.m. — Repeat of Monday’s panel discussion.
7 p.m. — Debate by candidates for U.S. representative for the 1st District: U.S. Rep. Marion Berry (D) and Vernon Humphrey (R).
Thursday, Oct. 28
6:30 — Repeat of Tuesday’s panel discussion.
7 p.m. — Debate by candidates for U.S. Senate: U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D) and state Sen. Tim Holt (R).
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Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.