'Nebraska Stories' Returns For Ninth Season

News Release Date: 
January 2, 2018

For Immediate Release
‘Nebraska Stories’ Returns for Ninth Season on NET

LINCOLN, Neb. (Jan. 2, 2018) – The popular NET television series “Nebraska Stories,” debuts its ninth season at 8 p.m. CT, Thursday, Jan. 11, and will continue to air Thursdays at 8 p.m. with shows repeated Mondays at 8 p.m. during its 13-episode season.

Through engaging storytelling and beautiful visuals, “Nebraska Stories” explores who we are as Nebraskans and features a variety of topics including art, nature, food, science and history. Story highlights for January’s programs include:

  • “Talk to Me” features singer Josh Hoyer and his recent stint on NBC’s “The Voice” and        how his music can bring people together to resolve differences.
  • “Sandhills Critters’ joins vertebrate ecologist Keith Geluso who studies animals and teaches about the wildlife of the Sandhills near Burwell.
  • “Cops & Robbers” takes viewers to Lincoln’s Robber’s Cave, recently transformed from a famous hideaway into a modern craft brewery.
  • “Plein Air Poet” explores the catharsis of writer Britny Cordera’s poetry as she types poems upon request at her 1904 Corona typewriter in Omaha’s Old Market.
  • “No Filter” follows Husker volleyball standouts Briana Holman and Sydney Townsend to Nicaragua with other Nebraska student athletes on a mission to add classrooms to a school.
  • “Kearney Goes to War” traces the nearly forgotten airfield built in 1942 where thousands trained before leaving for combat in Europe and the Pacific.

The series can also be accessed on Facebook, by downloading the NET Nebraska App and at netNebraska.org/nebraskastories.

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CONTACT: Mary Jane Winquest, 402-470-6247, mjwinquest@netNebraska.org

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NET is Nebraska's statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.