KMOS logo Logo - UCM Learning to a Greater Degree

October 2014
Contact online!


Learn about the KMOS Create Expo

Eventbrite - KMOS CREATE EXPO





Link to Missouri State Historical Society

Watch PBS shows online

KMOS on Facebook

Subscribe to our e-newsletter

Learn about the KMOS Community Advisory Board

Title PBS is # 1 in public trust

170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting

KMOS Signal
Questions or concerns about Closed Captioning
on KMOS-TV
?

If you experience problems with the KMOS signal, please send details on the following.
Description of the problem:
Time:
Your town (or nearest):
Do you use antenna?
Cable or satellite provider:
Which channels:
Name & daytime phone #:
Program affected:


This Week on KMOS-TV 6.1
Hispanic Heritage Awards
September 29 at 9 p.m.
Filmed at the historic Warner Theater in Washington, DC, this program honors recipients of the 27th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards. The 2014 honorees include, Education: the Hayden High School Robotics Team; Sports: Bernie Williams; Leadership: Henry R. Munoz III; Vision: Zoe Saldana; STEM: Rep. Ruben Hinojosa; Master of Arts: Pepe Aguilar; Legend: Carlos Vives; Special Recognition: 65th Infantry Regiment of the US Army "The Borinqueneers." The awards, established by the White House in 1987 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S., are considered among the highest honors for Latinos by Latinos.

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 4:30 p.m.
Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old friends, through long-lost relatives, or even through a common ancestral past. The first program looks at three guests who know almost nothing about their fathers' past. Stephen King, Courtney Vance and Gloria Reuben. Gates solves the mystery of their paternal ancestry and introduces them to relatives they never knew they had.

NEW to KMOS-TV!
Market to Market
Sundays at 6 p.m.
This weekly series covers the 100 plus billion dollar business of food, and those issues affecting the 56 million citizens of rural America. Each week the program examines the trends that confront main street, from the growth of rural outlet malls, to community-based economic development efforts, the dispersion of health care, and the growing demands of environmental regulation. Market to Market continues to provide expert analysis of major commodity markets, and its experienced analysts provide thoughtful insight to price trends, and strategies to help producers and processors cope with changing times. A production of Iowa Public Television, Market to Market receives production funding from Pioneer Hi-bred International and public television stations nationwide.

Community Engagement
Bill's Hat is Very Stuck is a National Winner!
This story, written by KMOS Kid Karsten E. of Stover, Missouri, won 2nd place within his grade in the national PBS Kids Writers Contest with his story about a misplaced cowboy hat! His story was one of the twelve stories selected as winners by an acclaimed panel of judges in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest this year. The winning entries in the Contest were chosen from thousands of submissions from 62 participating PBS stations across the country.

KMOS-TV and other PBS stations throughout the country collaborated with schools, public libraries and other community-based organizations to present the PBS KIDS Writers Contest in local communities. Local winners were entered into the national contest, where a panel of esteemed judges ranked the top 12 entries.

The national winners will receive prizes courtesy of national prizing sponsor, LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. Winners will receive a prize package that will include LeapFrog's award-winning LeapReader Reading and Writing System along with educator-developed LeapReader books, maps and more to help children on every step of their reading and writing journey.

Congratulations to Karsten and all the writers!
Read his story and those of the other national winners.
Read all the winning KMOS Contest entries




KMOS-TV receives first place in Children's Programming at the Missouri Broadcaster's Association

At the ceremony, which took place on June 7 the MBA recognized KMOS-TV for the production of an episode of the KMOS-TV weekly outdoor sports program Season to Season Outdoors, hosted by Tony Edgar. The program, which aired Sept. 13, 2013, featured area youth participating in the annual hunting and fishing clinic. The program was part of the series produced by KMOS-TV in cooperation with Edgar's Outdoor Sports in Versailles, Mo.

KMOS-TV partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri Department of Conservation to have Edgar host the event in Clinton with challenged youth from mid-Missouri. With assistance from the Lakeland High School FFA, conservation agents provided instruction in archery and gun safety using air rifles and conducted a casting contest. The Corps of Engineers water safety program provided instruction on the importance using personal flotation devices, and Edgar and professional crappie fisherman Gregg Pennington provided championship fishing lessons. Prizes were awarded in a variety of categories.

KMOS-TV and its partners were recognized by the Missouri Broadcasters Association with first place in Children's Programming for the September 13, 2013 episode of Season to Season Outdoors. Pictured with the award are, left to right, Koi Henderson, Truman Lake park ranger with the U.S. Corps of Engineers; Tony Edgar, producer and host of Season to Season Outdoors; Roy Millen, videographer; Dorothy McGrath, manager of TV and community programming; and Christy Millen, editor and producer.







Membership card
Member Card Benefits

Call to pledge 800-753-3436 during office hours.


Professional development for pre-K through 12 educators from PBS.

Cool multimedia destination for grade school children.

Fun site for early grade school children with games, music and activity pages.

KMOS has great programs for families, and online tools and activities.

Lesson plans, activities and curriculum support of KMOS program.

University of Central Missouri offers online courses for a variety of undergraduate & graduate programs.