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This Week on GMT (September 21-September 25)

What's happening this week on GMT
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Monday, September 28
We’re kicking off the week with Dallas native Luke Wilson! We talk to the actor and TV host about ABC’s new reality show, “Emergency Call,” that documents the first crucial minutes of emergencies told through the lens of America’s heroic 911 call takers. Plus, we’re bummed about the State Fair of Texas this year, so we continue our “It Ain’t Fair” coverage. Wait until you see how to create your favorite deep-fried foods at home...all you need is an air fryer. Then, from backpacks to bus stops. What you need to do to keep your kiddos safe from COVID-19 at school. 

Tuesday, September 29
Brighten up your day with a colorful interactive installation, "Synthetic Aesthetic." We introduce you to the two Dallas artists who teamed up to create a colorful jungle-like world. Plus, put on your favorite ball gown or tuxedo for the Annual Black Tie Dinner event. Details on how getting dressed up for this annual event can support the LGBTQ community in North Texas. And, We give you an inside look of The Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography.” 

Wednesday, September 30
You never know who’s praying for you…or who needs prayer. Bishop T.D. Jakes joins us live to explore his soon-to-be released book, When Women Pray. Plus, tips on the best plants for you and how to keep them alive. And, we hear from a Dallas Latinx filmmaker about his latest project that was selected to compete as part of HBO’s Latinx Short Film Competition.

Thursday, October 1
We introduce you to the co-owner of Locura Small Bites who shares how corn has impacted the Latinx culture and how it’s influenced American culture. Plus, just because Halloween will look a little different this year doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Mad Science DFW shows you how to make a homemade lava lamp. And, you’ve never seen music instruments like these! We’ll show you the creative way Fort Worth ISD is teaching music to elementary students, and how you can participate at home. And, a pink show! We check in with Latin designer Rulli Torres and get a behind the scenes look at his fashion. And, you can’t walk around Fair Park for the State Fair of Texas, but you can drive through it! Details on how the State Fair team created this unique, one-of-a-kind experience.

Friday, October 2
Stay awake throughout the day without coffee. How to get more energy throughout the day with easy to make drinks. Plus, trick-or-treating might look a little different this Halloween. A Texas couple shows us how to make their candy slide that went viral. Speaking of Halloween….you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite horror films at local theaters. We talk to the producer behind the movies in the “Halloween” franchise. And, it’s Fair Fight Friday! Wait until you see two North Texans battle it out with face masks. And, celebrate Oktoberfest at home! Chef Dean Fearing shows us how to make a Texas Sausage Corn Dog.