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New Broadcast Schedule

Sun Sounds has an updated Broadcast Schedule.  It has been mailed out to you  in either large print, Braille or cd, or an e-copy.  Some of these changes are new beginning July 1st, and some of the changes are new since the last guide. There will continue to be more changes as new volunteers come it to read. 

Here are some of our program changes since the last guide:

Some of the changes include a change to the Tucson program schedule

The Tucson Grocery Ads will be moving to 11:00am on Wednesday.

This means that the Arizona Daily Star will air Monday-Friday at noon.

At 5:00pm in Tucson you will now have access to the Economist, Women’s Magazines, The Grocery Ads, Men’s Magazines and Time Magazine.

Changes during the day

Monday 7:00pm - The Atlantic

Wednesday 7:00am – Nice News (new show) – Wake up to some good news for the week that will start your day with a smile on your face.

Wednesday 7:30am – Arizona Traveler moves into this time slot.

Wednesday 3:00pm - Southern Living Magazine

Wednesday 7:00pm – Harper’s Magazine

Thursday 1:00PM – Due to fallout from the pandemic Dakota Livsey has stopped producing Chronicles of the Old West.  We have continued to air repeats of this show for over a year, but now it is time to  make way for National Geographic at 1:00pm and Arizona History at 1:30pm.

Friday 9:00am – American History

Saturday 8:00am – Open Mind Magazine – Lee Klose helps you to open your mind to different views on life and living.

Saturday 8:30am – Greater Good Magazine (in repeat)

Saturday 11:00am – Disability Time - Get set for a different disability show every week.

Saturday 6:00pm - Military History

Sunday 6:30am – Greater Good Magazine (new show) – the psychology of well being for you to live your best life.

Sunday 7:00am – Just One Thing -  Sometimes it’s only a small thing that can make a difference in your life.

Sunday 10:30am – Eyes on Success – Disabilities need not stop you from living and achieving things.

Sunday 5:00pm - Science Matters – Stay up to day on the latest science discoveries with Cynthia Elek

Sunday 11pm - Nice News (repeat)

Programming

Broadcast Schedule Update

Large Print Broadcast schedules have been mailed.  If you did not receive one please let us know at 480-774-8300.  The audio cds and Braille guides will be mailed out shortly. 

You can also access  updated broadcast information and schedule on the Broadcast Schedule Link.  The audio version is available on-demand.

DVS Audio-Described Movies and Special Programming 

FEBRUARY MOVIES

Friday Feb 2 - Mary Poppins (50th Anniversary) -  A turn of the century  nanny in London uses magic, music and adventure to bring the children closer to their father, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke Comedy/Fantasy Rated G
 
Saturday Feb 3rd- First Saturday DVS - Captain Phillips – A true story of the 2009 hijacking of a cargo ship by Somali pirates for the  first in 200 years. Tom Hanks PG-13
 
Friday February 9th –  Marshall – The Story of Thurgood Marshall the first African-American Supreme Court Justice as he battles through one of his career-d defining cases. Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K. Brown, Kate Hudson PG-13 drama, biography
 
Wednesday Feb 14th - Valentines Day:  6-8pm – Sun Sound Radio Theater presents Love Letters. This A. R. Gurney play follows Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III over 5 decades, through a series of letters written to each other beginning in childhood.  Despite their changing relationship that takes them through boarding school, travels, failed marriages and career difficulties, they will always remain each other's "true love" on paper. 
Valentines Letters – Famous people and the love letters they wrote. – The Washington post and Harpers Magazine will be pre-empted
 
Friday Feb 16th -  My Big Fat Greek Wedding – A young Greek woman with a raucous family  falls in love and tries to get her family  a non-Greek man with a subdued family.  Nia Vardalos, John Corbett PG, Comedy
 
Monday Feb 19th - President's Day, 10am and 6pm - Capitol Fools 2024 - A satirical look at politics today with skits, song and comedy. 
 
Friday Feb 23rd 6pm – Just Mercy – A famous civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson, works to free a wrongly convicted death row prisoner, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson PG-13 Drama, Biography
 
Friday March 1st 6pm - Sea Chase – A WWII begins a German freighter tries to get his shop back to Germany through a gauntlet of allied warships, John Wayne, Lana Turner, Action/Drama
 
Saturday March 2nd, 8:00pm - First Saturday DVS Mamma Mia - The music of Abba takes front and center in a story of a girl trying to find her real father before getting married.   Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Pierce Bronson PG-12 Musical comedy

Shows at Your Fingertips with On-Demand

Sun Sounds has added some new programs to the daily line up:

Sports Today — Monday to Thursday at 7pm (The Washington Post will move to 6pm). Hear about the results and analysis of the weekend sports and then later in the week get set for what’s coming up.

Arizona History — Mondays at 8am. Arizona has its own brand of history and a magazine dedicated to it. Learn about the old day of Arizona that brought us to where we are today.

Living Without Limitations — 3rd Saturday of the month at 11am. An update of accessibility and enabling technologies.

Christianity Today — Sundays at 6:30am. Get a Christian viewpoint on the latest topics and news of the day.

Under the Western Stars with Tony Norris — 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at 10pm. Cowboy poetry, stories, and songs about growing up in the west.