October 20, 2017

NWA Anime Festival to be held in Bentonville!

On November 10th-12th This year's Arkansas Anime Festival known as A2F will be held at the Doubletree and Four Points Sheraton in Bentonville, Arkansas. The Arkansas Anime Festival is Arkansas' largest and longest running anime and gaming convention. Check out the guest list below and go here to get registered today! 

Announced guest:
Samantha Inoue-Harte, Voice Actress-Stunts and FX Make-up

Samantha Inoue-Harte as a voice actress has worked on over 43 Japanese anime and video game titles.  You might know her from Final Fantasy Unlimited as Chocobo and Cactaur, Kingsisle Entertainment's Pirate 101, Sakura Wars as Kohran Ri, DC Universe Online as Isis and Lust.  She is currently working in a live action adaptation of the anime Battle Angel Alita.  Her work also includes Animation Director for SpikeTV, actress stunt worker and Gore FX make-up artist.   For more about Samantha go here

Andrea Caprotti, Animator and Illustrator

Andrea Caprotti is as animator and illustrator from Austin, Tx.  She worked a lead animator at Rooster Teeth, RWBY, RWBY Chibi, and Red vs. Blue.  She also worked as a 3D artist at Cartoon Network Games. Andrea will be at the festival on Saturday and Sunday only.   For more about Andrea go here. 

Bound By Fire
Bound by Fire is based out of Springfield, MO. They are a high performance midwest spinning poi and you can't miss their cheesy jokes!  This group is very entertaining and a must see!

Phoenix Down
Phoenix Down is a variety of multi-propped entertainers.  Prepared to be in awe with inspiring LED experience creating thrills, illusion and wonder! An experience you don't want to miss.

The Arkansas CW Crew

Dustin, Devante, Shane and Dustin!

Stop by The Arkansas CW booth: 
Meet the Arkansas CW Crew, get a free picture at our Photo Booth, free giveaways and chance to win prizes!

The Arkansas CW is the home of well received shows such as Flash, Riverdale, Arrow, legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Supernatural, The 100, and iZombie. 


The Arkansas Anime Festival is Arkansas' largest and longest running anime and gaming convention. 

Get your tickets now! For tickets and other event information go to  Arkansas Anime Festival Website now!




October 19, 2017

Customer Appreciation Event at McLarty Daniel Ford in Bentonville

Dustin Williams stopped by McLarty Daniel Ford in Bentonville to talk to General Manager Jason Hooe about their upcoming customer appreciation event on Monday.  Check out the interview below!

October 18, 2017

The Crew lands at the Halloween Festival at Castle of Muskogee

With the month of October comes comes fall and halloween fun!  The Arkansas CW Crew powered by McLarty Daniel stopped by the Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee in Oklahoma.  Shane, Dustin and Devante couldn't wait to find out what goblins and ghouls awaited them on our visit.  The halloween festival is open Friday and Saturday nights throughout the rest of the month.  You can click here to get more information on times and ticket information.

Find out everything you need to know about the festival from Owner Jeff Hiller.  Plus, interviews with cast members and site director Bill Overby about the building of the festival. And you don't want to miss Dustin's interview with Annabelle!   

Interview with Owner Jeff Hiller

 Interview with cast members

Part 1 of interview with Bill Overby

Part 2 of interview with Bill Overby

Part 3 of interview with Bill Overby

Part 4 of interview with Bill Overby

Interview with Annabelle

October 12, 2017

World Premiere of "6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain" -Cast and Crew talk about the Film

The Bentonville Film Festival kicked off the season with the the world premiere of "6 Below: Miracle On The Mountain". It was held last night at the AMC theater in Fayetteville. 
"6 Below: Miracle On The Mountain" is a true story about Olympic hockey player Eric LeMarque (played by Josh Harnett), a double amputee and his struggle for survival as he is lost in a massive winter storm in the Sierras. He was pushed to the limits of human endurance while fighting his own personal demons.   

The film will be released in theaters for one night only on Oct 12th and will be available to watch VOD plus digital HD after Oct 13th.  

Eric LeMarque, Cast members, Director and producers attended the premiere.  From Left to Right:  Greg Renker, executive producer,   Sarah Dumont, actress and cast member, Scott waugh, director, Eric LeMarque, Olympic hockey player, Mira Sorvino, Actress and cast member, Tucker Tooley, Producer, Simon Swart, producer.  We had a chance to talk to them, click below to watch their interviews and photo gallery.

Interview: Eric LeMarque, writer and Olympic hockey player

Interview with Mira Sorvino, plays role as Susan Lemarqe, Mother of Eric in the film.

Interview with Sarah Dumont, plays the role as the head of the sky patrol in the film.

Interview with Scott Waugh, Director

Interview with Tucker Tooley, Producer

Photo Gallery


October 9, 2017

CW Premiere Week Starts Today!

Premiere week is here for the CW!  All your favorite CW shows return with all new episodes this week! It all starts tonight at 7pm.

Here is a list of where you can find The Arkansas CW in our area.
Antenna: 29.2 or 40.2
Cox Cable:  4 or  2004
AT&T U-verse: 30 or 1030
DirecTV: 41
DISH: 21 

Supergirl - Tonight 7pm
Kara finds a renewed sense of purpose when a dangerous threat attacks National City. Catch the season premiere of Supergirl tonight at 7!

Valor - Tonight 8pm
Two members of the Army’s elite Shadow Rangers helicopter unit are torn between duty, honor and desire on the series premiere of Valor tonight at 8! 

The Flash - Tuesday 7pm
The Flash team resorts to desperate measures to stop a powerful armored villain Tuesday on the season premiere at 7!

Legends Of Tomorrow - Tuesday 8pm
DC's Legends Of Tomorrow find themselves in Aruba after breaking time on the season premiere Tuesday at 8!

Riverdale - Wednesday 7pm
Find out the fate of Fred Andrews on the season premiere of Riverdale Wednesday at 7! 

Dynasty - Wednesday 8pm
Pop the champagne! The Rolls Royce of all primetime soaps is finally here. Don’t miss the series premiere of Dynasty Wednesday at 8!

Supernatural - Thursday 7pm
The Winchester brothers must put their differences aside and determine the fate of Lucifer’s son, Jack, Thursday on the season premiere of Supernatural at 7! 

Arrow - Thursday 8pm
Still pulling double duty as Mayor Queen and the Green Arrow, Oliver has added a third role to his repertoire: father. Don’t miss the Arrow season premiere Thursday at 8!

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Friday 7pm
After being left at the altar, Rebecca is desperate for revenge. Find out what happens on the season premiere of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Friday at 7!

Jane The Virgin - Friday 8pm
Ay Dios mio! Jane is face to face with her first love, Adam Friday on the season premiere of Jane The Virgin at 8!

October 5, 2017

Interview with the cast of "Valor"

The Arkansas CW Entertainment Reporter Dustin Williams had the opportunity to sit down with the stars of the CW Network's new fall show "Valor".  Christina Ochoa and Matt Barr talked about what to expect from the first military drama on the CW!

You can catch the series premiere of "Valor" on Monday at 8pm following the season premiere of Supergirl.  Check out the interview below!

October 4, 2017

We had a great time at this year's Konsplosion 2017!

We had a great time at this year's Konsplosion in Fort Smith! We want to thank everyone who stopped by to chat with The Arkansas CW Crew powered by Mclarty Daniel and hope you enjoyed prizes from The Arkansas CW booth!!!  See you in Bentonville at Northwest Arkansas Anime Festival, November 10th-12th!

Click below to watch some highlights Konsplosion weekend.  

Photo Gallery


October 1, 2017

Interview with Actor and Producer Michael Copon

Actor and Producer Michael Copon played the Blue Ranger on "Power Ranger Time Force" and starred in the movie "Universal's Scorpion King 2" and in "Bring it on: In It to Win It".  He was a part of  the Television series "One Tree Hill" and has played a part in many TV series. 

Michael Copon is attending Konsplosion in Fort Smith this weekend.  We had a chance to set down with Michael and talk about his life and what he is working on next.  Check out his interview below!

You can still catch Michael Copon today at Konsplosion in Fort Smith!

For other information about events at Konsplosion go to konsplosion.com 

September 30, 2017

McLarty Daniel Automotive is proud to present the 2nd Annual Attendance Is The Key Car Giveaway!

McLarty Daniel Automotive is in their 2nd year of acknowledging area high school students’ attendance achievements with the McLarty Daniel “ATTENDANCE IS THE KEY” car giveaway.  There will be four participating schools Bentonville, Bentonville West, Rogers and Rogers Heritage.   “I think it is really generous for McLarty Daniel to donate the car for that (student attendance incentive). It’s cool!” Jaydra Smith, 10th grade BWHS.

Friday a pep rally was held to kick off the program at Rogers Heritage.      "The Rogers Community is very supportive of the schools.  McLarty Daniel is but one example and did they ever step up their support.  They know that being present at school (and on the job) is so very important, and their giving away a car to a student with perfect attendance is one way to encourage our students.  Thank you McLarty Daniel,” Karen Steen, Principal, Heritage High School.  

Click below to watch highlights from Rogers Heritage.

How do students win?  There will be ten lucky students at each school (Bentonville, Bentonville West, Rogers and Rogers Heritage) drawn from qualifying attendance entries.  They will choose a key in the order they are drawn and one lucky student at each school will have the key that starts a car.  Good luck!


About McLarty Daniel Automotive:
This passion for the Automotive business is evident in every employee at McLarty Daniel Automotive. Russ Daniel, hopes this passion translates into a team that is dedicated to serving the Northwest Arkansas area for years to come. Daniel believes in his dealerships being active and serving in the community.  It's all about the customer's experience at the McLarty Daniel stores. McLarty Daniel Automotive takes great pride in offering our customers amenities like comfortable waiting areas with snacks and beverages, Saturday service, and a lifetime powertrain program on our pre-owned vehicles.  McLarty Daniel Automotive is honored to be able to give back to the community that allows us to serve their car buying and service needs with this Attendance Is The Key Promotion.

September 27, 2017

7th annual 40/29 & The Arkansas CW Women’s Living Expo October 7-8 in Fort Smith

Mark your Calendars for the return of the 7th annual 40/29 & The Arkansas CW Women’s Living Expo October 7-8, 2017 at the Fort Smith Convention Center located at 800 Rogers Avenue Street in Fort Smith and there is free parking.

“We so enjoy being a part of the Women’s Expo,” said KHBS/KHOG TV, MeTV and The Arkansas CW President and General Manager, Shawn Oswald. “Our news, sports and weather teams look forward to visiting with all the Expo attendees.

Show hours: Saturday, 10am to 6pm and Sunday, 11am to 5pm.
Tickets: $7 general admission, $5 with a discount coupon and children 8 and under are free.
$2 off admission coupons available at participating Harps stores.


STOP BY THE ARKANSAS CW BOOTH AND MEET THE ARKANSAS CW CREW! Plus, grab a photo with your friends for free at our Superhero Photo Booth! The Arkansas CW Crew consists of local street team members, who are entertainers and online correspondents for local interviews on the Arkansas CW www.thearkansascwcrew.com blog and www.dotheozarks.com .


Are you “weather wise?” The 40/29 GET READY WEATHER TEAM quizzes the audience and one lucky winner will walk away with a brand new 40” TV. Study up and we’ll see you at the Expo’s Crain Hyundai Entertainment Stage Saturday October 7th at 12:30! 

THE CRAIN HYUNDAI ENTERTAINMENT STAGE features festive entertainment throughout the weekend. Bring your friends and join us for one-of-a-kind events specially put together just for you.

MEET GENERAL HOSPITAL’S MICHAEL CORINTHOS played by Chad Duell will be appearing at the Expo on Saturday at 12pm. Hang out with Chad at his fanfest and receive a free autographed picture. Sponsored by FFO HOME

MEET THE ORIGINAL "ICING SLINGERS" CHEF DANNY LANE AND CHEF REBECCA WOODARD PRESENTED BY HARPS.  They will be exploring the delicious worlds of taste, texture and temptation... “TEMPASTIONS.” These mind-bending, hand crafted, sweet morsels of flavor will remodel your idea of full flavored desserts.

PETIT JEAN MEATS CHEFS KITCHEN features award winning CHEF JASON KNAPP as he prepares his specialties along with cooking demos throughout the weekend. Learn time saving tips, watch simple cooking techniques and enjoy delicious tastings. Follow the aroma to our stage and taste wonderful foods while being delightfully entertained.

THE RUNWAY FALL FASHION EVENT  featuring fashions for all at premium prices. At the runway, clothes and accessories from Arkansas Fashion School, Be’ljoy, J10 Design, LulaRoe, Rags N’ Calico, S 28th Boutique, Stage Stores and Zoe Bug’s Boutique at prices that work for you. Watch NWAA models walk the runway and enjoy a glass of wine from Diamond Head Wineries, the official wine of the Expo.

SUNDAY IS MOTHER DAUGHTER DAY sponsored by 102.7 the vibe. The fun starts at the front door with a special goody bag (while supplies last) and then take part in exciting mother-daughter contests.

MOTHER DAUGHTER LOOK- ALIKE CONTEST! All entries receive a free ticket to the Expo. The Grand Prize Mother-Daughter winners receive Dinner for Two, Two Movie Passes, Flowers from Johnston Quality Florists, Pandora Bracelets from Rags N’ Calico and $25 each in Show Dollars courtesy of Elizabeth Johnson Farmers Insurance Agency. Our 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive a beautiful bouquet from Johnston Quality Flowers. Enter in advance at www.womenslivingexpo.com or in person at the Expo on Sunday October 8th from 11am-2pm at the 102.7 the Vibe table in the lobby.

MOTHER DAUGHER CAKE DECORATING CONTEST! Do you dare? In a timed event, mothers and daughters will challenge their creative skills as they race to decorate a fantastic fall themed 8” cake layer! 30 minutes may seem impossible to create a masterpiece, but join the fun and find out! Judges Chef Danny Lane and Chef Rebecca Woodard will award a $50 HARPS gift certificate to the winning team. The Arkansas CW Crew will be on hand to join the fun.

YOUR TIME TO MOVE FORWARD AS AN ENTREPRENEUR explores the social retail opportunities that will engage and empower you to be your own boss. Meet representatives from Avon, Chloe & Isabel and Tupperware, 3 brands that women love and that you can believe in! Sat. at 11am and Sun. 12pm.


Win Tickets to The Halloween Festival at The Castle of Muskogee!

The Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee and The Arkansas CW want to give a scary good time!  Enter below for your chance to win tickets to the Halloween festival at the Castle of Muskogee.  

For more information on the Halloween Festival go to www.okcastle.com/halloween

Click here for contest rules.  

September 24, 2017

Don't Miss NWA and the River Valley's Local Comic Con "Konsplosion" in Fort Smith

Konsplosion will be held in the Fort Smith Convention Center on Friday, September 29th through Sunday, October 1st.  We are so excited about Konsplosion's special guests this year!  Check them out below!

Michael Copon
Actor and Producer

Michael Copon played Blue Ranger on "Power Ranger Time Force" and was one of the main leads for the movie "Universal's Scorpion King 2" and "Bring it on: In It to Win It".  He also starred in the Television series "One Tree Hill" and has played a part in many other TV series. in Konsplosion will be held in the Fort Smith Convention Center on September 29th - October 1st.  Click here for more information on Michael Copon

Artist and Illustrator

Ryngs (aka: Odis Holcomb) is a Freelance artist and illustrator.  He works with oils, acrylics, pastels and graphite.  He not only does custom commissions, he does work for RPG game art, album covers, periodical illustrations, book covers and advertisements.

Bound by Fire 

Bound by Fire returns for Konsplosion!  Based out of Springfield, MO they are a high performance midwest spinning poi and you can't miss their cheesy jokes!  This group is very entertaining and a must see at Konsplosion!


Come see Noctis, Prompto, Ignis and Gladiolus take the stage and give you an epic show!  

DJs from Starlight Entertainment

Game Room Sponsor

Don't miss all the fun in the game room with tournaments and prizes brought to you by GameXchange! 

The Arkansas CW Crew
Dustin, Devante and Shane

Stop by The Arkansas CW booth: 
Meet the Arkansas CW Crew, get a free picture at our Superhero Photo Booth and chance to win prizes!

The Arkansas CW is the home of well received shows such as Flash, Arrow, legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Supernatural, Arrow, Flash, Reign, iZombie, Vampire Diaries and Originals.  

This is one Konsplosion you don't want to miss out on!  Get your tickets now, Click here!  For other information about events at Konsplosion go to konsplosion.com