WKTV features several Easter specials over the next couple of weeks

So while the weather may be a little iffy, with snow predicted for the end of the week, spring is unfolding with Easter only a couple of weeks away.


In preparation for Easter, WKTV will be featuring a number of Easter specials this week and next. Programs will be aired on Comcast Channel 25 and AT&T Channel 99.


Children’s Easter cartoons will be running at 3:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday this week and next.


This week’s Easter cartoon is “.” Springtime in New Bristol brings new adventures for Christopher, Korina and Alex. Buzz, a classmate of Alex, disappears while searching for his missing cat. It’s up to the young detectives to find the missing boy without their trusted friend and mentor, Tobias, who is rushed to the hospital. Join the Puzzle Club on its search for Buzz and discover, along with the trio, the message of hope that Easter brings.


For the week of April 10 is the children’s film “Easter Is.” How do you draw Easter? In this animated special Benji is chosen by his class to draw an Easter poster. Then Benji’s dog Waldo is kidnapped and they want a $5 ransom.  Benji soon discovers how much he’s willing to give up just to get his dog back. Realizing the true meaning of Easter, Benji now knows what to draw for his school poster.


The Easter concert “Shout for Joy: An Easter Celebration” will air at 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, and 10 p.m. Saturday, April 15. There will be a special Palm Sunday Community Service program airing Thursday, April 13, at 12:30 a.m.


On Good Friday, April 14, the special “3 Days” will air at noon and 7:30 p.m. “3 Days” is a dramatic representation of events that might have transpired among the disciples during the time that was the utmost test of their faith. “3 Days” portrays the often-told Easter story with a “you are there” feel and is 30 minutes in length.


To check out the WKTV schedule, visit wktk.org.