Summer 2015 Membership Drive - Programming List

Tuesday, May 26

7 p.m. | 50 Years With Peter, Paul & Mary

50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary is a documentary that celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. The program will feature powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives.


9 p.m. | Effortless Healing with Dr. Joseph Mercola

A well-known physician, Dr Mercola’s website is one of the most visited natural-health sites in the world – a site dedicated to educating readers about ways to improve their health.

He is one of the world’s leading advocates for using food as medicine. In this program he helps people struggling with their weight and chronic conditions to make the connection to their food and lifestyle choices.

He’s an educator committed to teaching people how to cultivate their own power to heal. He believes the body is designed to be healthy without drugs, and in giving it what it needs to thrive, so it can regenerate itself without any outside interventions. This innate restorative tendency is what he calls “effortless healing.”

Rather than suggesting people rely on expensive and potentially dangerous drugs Dr. Mercola empowers people to become their own healers and helps viewers understand how they can effortlessly modify their diet to achieve their health goals.

He covers the impact of gluten and sugar on the body, the benefits of intermittent fasting and exercise, and provides Effortless Healing Action plans throughout. He clearly outlines changes viewers can make in their lives, from eliminating certain foods to adding others, and illustrates the changes that could result.

He puts forward principles of healing to arm viewers with information to choose more skillfully what and when to eat, what to drink, how and how often to move, and how to remove the roadblocks to wellness – such as subpar food and contaminated beverages – so that their body can do what it was designed to do effortlessly: stay well.


10:30 p.m. | Rock Rewind: 1965-67 (My Music)

The Sixties was a period of massive social and political upheaval in America. While much of these changes were reflected in the popular songs of the era, many performers also sang of fun, romance and good times. Iconic actor Adam West, best known as the "Caped Crusader" on the '60s TV version of Batman, hosts this newly-assembled special with archival performances of hits that still resonate nearly half a century later.

Wednesday, May 27

7:30 p.m. | BrainChange with David Perlmutter, M.D.

BrainChange reveals the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates on the human brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.


9 p.m. | Skinny Gut, Vibrant You

More than 100 million Americans suffer from frequent digestive disorders and over 65% are overweight or obese. New York Times bestselling author and digestive expert Brenda Watson, C.N.C., discusses the solution in her newest Public Television special, Skinny Gut Vibrant You. Discover the newest science showing that the gut bacteria is different between overweight and lean people. Learn how balancing your gut bacteria, the most overlooked weight-loss secret today, can change your profile to that of a lean person resulting in weight loss and vibrant health. Skinny Gut Vibrant You is a game-changing program that helps people finally lose weight and keep it off for good.


11 p.m. | Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy

Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy is designed to address not only arthritis issues but all joints which have stiffened with age or become less mobile from injury or inactivity.

Thursday, May 28

7 p.m. | BrainChange with David Perlmutter, M.D.

BrainChange reveals the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates on the human brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.


8:30 p.m. | Skinny Gut, Vibrant You

More than 100 million Americans suffer from frequent digestive disorders and over 65% are overweight or obese. New York Times bestselling author and digestive expert Brenda Watson, C.N.C., discusses the solution in her newest Public Television special, Skinny Gut Vibrant You. Discover the newest science showing that the gut bacteria is different between overweight and lean people. Learn how balancing your gut bacteria, the most overlooked weight-loss secret today, can change your profile to that of a lean person resulting in weight loss and vibrant health. Skinny Gut Vibrant You is a game-changing program that helps people finally lose weight and keep it off for good.


10 p.m. | Moments to Remember (My Music)

Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault. MOMENTS TO REMEMBER, featuring many more legends of the late fifties and early sixties pop era. In this trip down memory lane, the late Frankie Laine came out of retirement to "spend one more night in our old rendezvous" singing his sentimental "That's My Desire." Italian crooner Julius La Rosa takes the stage to perform his classics "Eh Compari" and "Domani" while Page sings her million-selling "Allegheny Moon." The Four Lads, Four Aces, Four Freshmen, Roger Williams, Herb Reed's Platters, The DeCastro Sisters and others appear to sing more greatest hits. Archival performances from Rosemary Clooney and Perry Como round out this nostalgic sequel to Magic Moments.

Friday, May 29

7 p.m. | Best of 50s Pop (My Music)

The Best Of 50s Pop presents the top pop hits of the Fifties, full of smooth harmonies, joyful melodies and warm vocals by singers and groups who brought songs of love and optimism to listeners tuned to their AM radios. It was a simpler, romantic time with classic tunes and immortal voices that bring back those happy memories with songs and artists such as Patti Page, The Crew Cuts, The Four Lads, The Four Aces, Frankie Lane, Mel Carter and more.


9 p.m. | 30 Days to a Younger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley

Did you know that it’s possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age…you can turn back time. And when you do…you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade.

Does it sound too good to be true? It isn't.

Dr. Steven Masley and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock…and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.

In “30 Days to a Younger Heart”, Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes – not high cholesterol – is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it.

Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque.

Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn’t as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart.

No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients’ lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the three easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart’s age in just 30 Days.


10:30 p.m. | Effortless Healing with Dr. Joseph Mercola

A well-known physician, Dr Mercola’s website is one of the most visited natural-health sites in the world – a site dedicated to educating readers about ways to improve their health.

He is one of the world’s leading advocates for using food as medicine. In this program he helps people struggling with their weight and chronic conditions to make the connection to their food and lifestyle choices.

He’s an educator committed to teaching people how to cultivate their own power to heal. He believes the body is designed to be healthy without drugs, and in giving it what it needs to thrive, so it can regenerate itself without any outside interventions. This innate restorative tendency is what he calls “effortless healing.”

Rather than suggesting people rely on expensive and potentially dangerous drugs Dr. Mercola empowers people to become their own healers and helps viewers understand how they can effortlessly modify their diet to achieve their health goals.

He covers the impact of gluten and sugar on the body, the benefits of intermittent fasting and exercise, and provides Effortless Healing Action plans throughout. He clearly outlines changes viewers can make in their lives, from eliminating certain foods to adding others, and illustrates the changes that could result.

He puts forward principles of healing to arm viewers with information to choose more skillfully what and when to eat, what to drink, how and how often to move, and how to remove the roadblocks to wellness – such as subpar food and contaminated beverages – so that their body can do what it was designed to do effortlessly: stay well.

Saturday, May 30

7 a.m. | Sewing With Nancy: Sew Amazing Scarves

Sew easy scarves with amazing style using a little fabric and a lot of creativity.


11 a.m. | JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Secret

Sugar can be the real cause of inflammation, bloating, metabolic disorders, fatigue, and weight gain. JJ Virgin shows how to lower your sugar impact which helps retrain taste buds, restore sugar sensitivity, heal the digestive tract, and rev up the metabolism, turning sugar burners into fat burners and promoting rapid weight loss. Dropping sugar also helps to reverse premature aging, while heading off most chronic and inflammatory illnesses where they start.


4:30 p.m. | Daniel O'Donnell From the Heartland

Beloved Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell and his melodic voice return to PBS in this new concert special filmed in Iowa, the Hawkeye State. Exuding the same passion and unique sense of humor that have fascinated audiences for years, O’Donnell sings, dances and charms his way into viewers’ hearts with a mix of country, pop hits and fan favorites.


6 p.m. | Rock My Soul

Join the Fairfield Four, the McCrary Sisters, Amos Lee, Buddy Miller, Lee Ann Womack, Van Hunt and Lucinda Williams to celebrate one of the most popular musical genres. Enjoy interviews with Robert Plant, Taj Mahal, Jackson Browne and more.


7:30 p.m. | John Denver: Country Boy

Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter.

His life and legacy are explored with friends, former wives and managers, family members, and musicians who toured with him for decades.


9 p.m. | My Yearbook: 1960-63 (My Music Presents)

Travel back with hosts Bobby Vinton and Tina Cole to a golden time of joy and romance with songs of hope and heartbreak. Archival performances include the Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, Connie Francis, Neil Sedaka, Patsy Cline and Rick Nelson.


10:30 p.m. | John Denver: Country Boy

Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter.

His life and legacy are explored with friends, former wives and managers, family members, and musicians who toured with him for decades.

Sunday, May 31

4 p.m. | Ed Slott's Retirement Roadmap!

Ed Slott's RETIREMENT ROAD MAP is an all-new 60-minute pledge program for March 2015 filled with all the ingredients that make Ed's previous programs so successful - wisdom, humor and insight helping viewers navigate the potholes, detours and road blocks to a prosperous, fun and worry-free retirement. Ed shows how to take your retirement savings on a permanent vacation from taxes and avoid a tax hungry Uncle Sam at every turn!


6 p.m.| Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Shirley Jones presents rarely seen performances by legendary stars from Broadway’s Golden Age, including favorite songs from beloved musicals My Fair Lady, Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, Camelot, Sweet Charity and more.


7:30 p.m. | Dr. Christine Northrup - Glorious Women Never Age!

Turn the notion of aging on its head with seven steps that celebrate the wisdom of growing older, from a visionary pioneer, fearless thinker and one of the world’s leading authorities in the fields of women’s health and wellness.


9 p.m. | Justin Hayward: Spirits ... Live

Join legendary Moody Blues lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for classic tunes and songs from his latest album in this intimate concert at Atlanta’s Buckhead Theatre — a powerful performance from an artist who has played a significant role in rock history.


10:30 p.m. | Dr. Christine Northrup - Glorious Women Never Age!

Turn the notion of aging on its head with seven steps that celebrate the wisdom of growing older, from a visionary pioneer, fearless thinker and one of the world’s leading authorities in the fields of women’s health and wellness.

Monday, June 1

7 p.m. | Transatlantic Sessions

Sam Bush, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Béla Fleck, Alison Krauss, James Taylor and more than 28 artists gather in the Scottish Highlands to perform folk favorites from the Americana and Celtic traditions.


8 p.m. | Aging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White

Valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.

Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretchenthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.


9 p.m. | Daniel O'Donnell From the Heartland

Beloved Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell and his melodic voice return to PBS in this new concert special filmed in Iowa, the Hawkeye State. Exuding the same passion and unique sense of humor that have fascinated audiences for years, O’Donnell sings, dances and charms his way into viewers’ hearts with a mix of country, pop hits and fan favorites.


10:30 p.m. | Ed Slott's Retirement Roadmap!

Ed Slott's RETIREMENT ROAD MAP is an all-new 60-minute pledge program for March 2015 filled with all the ingredients that make Ed's previous programs so successful - wisdom, humor and insight helping viewers navigate the potholes, detours and road blocks to a prosperous, fun and worry-free retirement. Ed shows how to take your retirement savings on a permanent vacation from taxes and avoid a tax hungry Uncle Sam at every turn!

Tuesday, June 2

7 p.m. | John Denver: Country Boy

Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter.

His life and legacy are explored with friends, former wives and managers, family members, and musicians who toured with him for decades.


8:30 p.m. | Effortless Healing with Dr. Joseph Mercola

A well-known physician, Dr Mercola’s website is one of the most visited natural-health sites in the world – a site dedicated to educating readers about ways to improve their health.

He is one of the world’s leading advocates for using food as medicine. In this program he helps people struggling with their weight and chronic conditions to make the connection to their food and lifestyle choices.

He’s an educator committed to teaching people how to cultivate their own power to heal. He believes the body is designed to be healthy without drugs, and in giving it what it needs to thrive, so it can regenerate itself without any outside interventions. This innate restorative tendency is what he calls “effortless healing.”

Rather than suggesting people rely on expensive and potentially dangerous drugs Dr. Mercola empowers people to become their own healers and helps viewers understand how they can effortlessly modify their diet to achieve their health goals.

He covers the impact of gluten and sugar on the body, the benefits of intermittent fasting and exercise, and provides Effortless Healing Action plans throughout. He clearly outlines changes viewers can make in their lives, from eliminating certain foods to adding others, and illustrates the changes that could result.

He puts forward principles of healing to arm viewers with information to choose more skillfully what and when to eat, what to drink, how and how often to move, and how to remove the roadblocks to wellness – such as subpar food and contaminated beverages – so that their body can do what it was designed to do effortlessly: stay well.


10 p.m. | Dr. Christine Northrup - Glorious Women Never Age!

Turn the notion of aging on its head with seven steps that celebrate the wisdom of growing older, from a visionary pioneer, fearless thinker and one of the world’s leading authorities in the fields of women’s health and wellness.


11:30 p.m. | Rick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild

RICK STEVES' EUROPE: REMOTE, SACRED, WILD celebrates the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond. The half-hour special finds Rick canoeing through the tiny canals of a Dutch nature preserve, hiking in Northern England's pristine Lake District, exploring Italy's most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, and marveling at exquisite Medieval art in the sister cities of Ravenna and Chartres. In the Muslim and Arab half of the Holy Land, Rick ventures through the Judean Desert, visits a remote monastery, and bobs in the Dead Sea.

Wednesday, June 3

7 p.m. | Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America’s most recognized expert in personal finance, includes:

  • How to invest.
  • Whether to buy or rent a home.
  • Saving for retirement.
  • What kind of life insurance to buy.
  • Wills and trusts.
  • Student loans and more.

Orman offers tangible information on managing money today and how to make smarter choices towards a more economically secure future.


9 p.m. | Great Performances: Bryan Adams

With his husky vocal sound, native Canadian singer Bryan Adams has been one of the most successful performers in contemporary pop music, selling over 100 million records. Adams rose to fame with his Cuts Like a Knife album and became a global star with his 1984 album Reckless. In 1991, his Waking Up the Neighbors album included the single “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You,” which went on to become one of the best-selling singles of all time. GREAT PERFORMANCES captures Adams in peak performance during his current world tour, singing all the hits and audience favorites of his three-decade career.


11 p.m. | Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Shirley Jones presents rarely seen performances by legendary stars from Broadway’s Golden Age, including favorite songs from beloved musicals My Fair Lady, Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, Camelot, Sweet Charity and more.

Thursday, June 4

7 p.m. | My Yearbook: 1960-63 (My Music Presents)

Travel back with hosts Bobby Vinton and Tina Cole to a golden time of joy and romance with songs of hope and heartbreak. Archival performances include the Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, Connie Francis, Neil Sedaka, Patsy Cline and Rick Nelson.


8:30 p.m. | Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii

Elvis Presley was at the pinnacle of his superstardom when he made television history in 1973 with this live concert special, televised globally via satellite. Now, 40 years later, don’t miss one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career as Elvis sings “Suspicious Minds,” “Hound Dog,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “My Way,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and many more.


10 p.m. | 30 Days to a Younger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley

Did you know that it’s possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age…you can turn back time. And when you do…you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade.

Does it sound too good to be true? It isn't.

Dr. Steven Masley and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock…and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.

In “30 Days to a Younger Heart”, Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes – not high cholesterol – is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it.

Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque.

Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn’t as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart.

No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients’ lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the three easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart’s age in just 30 Days.


11:30 p.m. | Aging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White

Valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.

Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretchenthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.

Friday, June 5

7 p.m. | Soundstage: Blues Summit in Chicago

Thrill to the music of blues legends Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells, Pinetop Perkins and others destined for fame, including Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles, Johnny Winter, Dr. John and Nick Gravenites in a concert not seen on TV for 40 years.


8:30 p.m. | John Denver: Country Boy

Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter.

His life and legacy are explored with friends, former wives and managers, family members, and musicians who toured with him for decades.


10 p.m. | Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America’s most recognized expert in personal finance, includes:

  • How to invest.
  • Whether to buy or rent a home.
  • Saving for retirement.
  • What kind of life insurance to buy.
  • Wills and trusts.
  • Student loans and more.

Orman offers tangible information on managing money today and how to make smarter choices towards a more economically secure future.

Saturday, June 6

11 a.m. | Joy Bauer's Food Remedies

Eat your way to better health with advice from one of the nation’s leading authorities. Nutritionist and #1 New York Times best-selling author Joy Bauer offers compelling information on how specific foods can help manage, treat and in some instances even reverse common health conditions. Learn food remedies to lower cholesterol and reduce blood pressure, fight off wrinkles and promote a radiant complexion, relieve arthritis pain and boost energy, enhance brain power and protect memory — and smart secrets to losing weight and keeping it off.


6 p.m. | Classic Gospel: God Bless the USA

A salute to the American spirit includes "This Land Is Your Land" and "America The Beautiful."


7 p.m. | Justin Hayward: Spirits ... Live

Join legendary Moody Blues lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for classic tunes and songs from his latest album in this intimate concert at Atlanta’s Buckhead Theatre — a powerful performance from an artist who has played a significant role in rock history.


9 p.m. | 50 Years With Peter, Paul & Mary

50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary is a documentary that celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. The program will feature powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives.


10:30 p.m. | Great Performances: Bryan Adams

With his husky vocal sound, native Canadian singer Bryan Adams has been one of the most successful performers in contemporary pop music, selling over 100 million records. Adams rose to fame with his Cuts Like a Knife album and became a global star with his 1984 album Reckless. In 1991, his Waking Up the Neighbors album included the single “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You,” which went on to become one of the best-selling singles of all time. GREAT PERFORMANCES captures Adams in peak performance during his current world tour, singing all the hits and audience favorites of his three-decade career.


12:30 a.m. | Soundstage: Blues Summit in Chicago

Thrill to the music of blues legends Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells, Pinetop Perkins and others destined for fame, including Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles, Johnny Winter, Dr. John and Nick Gravenites in a concert not seen on TV for 40 years.

Sunday, June 7

2 p.m. | Rick Steves' Italy: Cities of Dreams

In his latest two-hour special, travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street riches of three great Italian cities — Rome, Venice and Florence. Starting in Florence, Rick beholds the art of Fra Angelico, Botticelli and Michelangelo before savoring a Florentine-style steak. In Rome, he ventures into the rustic neighborhoods of Trastevere and the Ghetto. In Venice, he gazes upon the splendor of the Doge before embracing the good life with a gastronomic pub crawl and a romantic gondola ride. During the breaks, Rick offers insights into Italian culture and travel.


4 p.m. | 50 Years With Peter, Paul & Mary

50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary is a documentary that celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. The program will feature powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives.


6 p.m. | My Yearbook: 1960-63 (My Music Presents)

Travel back with hosts Bobby Vinton and Tina Cole to a golden time of joy and romance with songs of hope and heartbreak. Archival performances include the Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, Connie Francis, Neil Sedaka, Patsy Cline and Rick Nelson.


7:30 p.m. | Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Shirley Jones presents rarely seen performances by legendary stars from Broadway’s Golden Age, including favorite songs from beloved musicals My Fair Lady, Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, Camelot, Sweet Charity and more.


9 p.m. | Transatlantic Sessions

Sam Bush, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Béla Fleck, Alison Krauss, James Taylor and more than 28 artists gather in the Scottish Highlands to perform folk favorites from the Americana and Celtic traditions.


10 p.m. | Effortless Healing with Dr. Joseph Mercola

A well-known physician, Dr Mercola’s website is one of the most visited natural-health sites in the world – a site dedicated to educating readers about ways to improve their health.

He is one of the world’s leading advocates for using food as medicine. In this program he helps people struggling with their weight and chronic conditions to make the connection to their food and lifestyle choices.

He’s an educator committed to teaching people how to cultivate their own power to heal. He believes the body is designed to be healthy without drugs, and in giving it what it needs to thrive, so it can regenerate itself without any outside interventions. This innate restorative tendency is what he calls “effortless healing.”

Rather than suggesting people rely on expensive and potentially dangerous drugs Dr. Mercola empowers people to become their own healers and helps viewers understand how they can effortlessly modify their diet to achieve their health goals.

He covers the impact of gluten and sugar on the body, the benefits of intermittent fasting and exercise, and provides Effortless Healing Action plans throughout. He clearly outlines changes viewers can make in their lives, from eliminating certain foods to adding others, and illustrates the changes that could result.

He puts forward principles of healing to arm viewers with information to choose more skillfully what and when to eat, what to drink, how and how often to move, and how to remove the roadblocks to wellness – such as subpar food and contaminated beverages – so that their body can do what it was designed to do effortlessly: stay well.


11:30 p.m. | Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!

VICTOR BORGE's Timeless Comedy! is a new 60-minute PBS pledge special starring the legendary Victor Borge and featuring his funniest and most memorable skits - a truly timeless collection viewers will not want to miss!

This hilarious program will include rare archival footage from the Borge family vault and will make VICTOR BORGE's Timeless Comedy! a program that will be treasured by families across America. Victor Borge began performing in public at 8 and was soon after declared a child prodigy by music critics. He made his formal concert debut at the age of 17. For eight decades he's never been out of the spotlight. Borge was celebrated and honored by kings, queens and presidents around the world. Known as "The Great Dane" of comedy, Victor was known across the world for his unique blend of comedy and music. Don't miss his one-liners, falls, double takes, his mastery of piano variations and his outrageous stage antics. Victor Borge has been recognized as one of the funniest performers the world has ever known. Treat yourself to a big dose of laughter and sidesplitting comedy routines.

Join millions and millions of Borge fans the world over! Hosted by world-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman, who is a big fan of Borge's comedy, VICTOR BORGE's Timeless Comedy! is a hilarious look at the comedy and music from the Borge archives and from archives around the globe. The program will contain such classic comedy bits as the timeless "Dance of the Comedians," "Follow Me with Sergio Franchi," and routines that were recently re-discovered and not seen for more than 40 years from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Hollywood Palace and other variety programs.

Monday, June 8

7 p.m. | Paw Report Special



9 p.m. | Candy Bomber

Hear the heartwarming true story of Colonel Gail “Hal” Halvorsen, the American pilot who brought joy to children living in the rubble of post-war Germany by dropping treats from his plane during the Berlin Airlift in 1948.


10 p.m.| Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Shirley Jones presents rarely seen performances by legendary stars from Broadway’s Golden Age, including favorite songs from beloved musicals My Fair Lady, Oklahoma!, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, Camelot, Sweet Charity and more.


11:30 p.m. | Fear Cure with Lissa Rankin, M.D.

Dr. Rankin addresses how being afraid can make us sick—but the truth is that fear, left untreated, becomes a serious risk factor for conditions from heart disease to diabetes to cancer. Now Lissa Rankin, M.D., explains why we need to heal ourselves from the fear that puts our health at risk and robs our lives of joy—and shows us how fear can ultimately cure us by opening our eyes to all that needs healing in our lives. Drawing on peer-reviewed studies and powerful true stories, The Fear Cure presents a breakthrough understanding of fear’s effects and charts a path back to wellness and wholeness on every level.

Tuesday, June 9

7 p.m. | 30 Days to a Younger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley

Did you know that it’s possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age…you can turn back time. And when you do…you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade.

Does it sound too good to be true? It isn't.

Dr. Steven Masley and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock…and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.

In “30 Days to a Younger Heart”, Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes – not high cholesterol – is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it.

Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque.

Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn’t as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart.

No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients’ lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the three easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart’s age in just 30 Days.


9 p.m. | Best of 50s Pop (My Music)

The Best Of 50s Pop presents the top pop hits of the Fifties, full of smooth harmonies, joyful melodies and warm vocals by singers and groups who brought songs of love and optimism to listeners tuned to their AM radios. It was a simpler, romantic time with classic tunes and immortal voices that bring back those happy memories with songs and artists such as Patti Page, The Crew Cuts, The Four Lads, The Four Aces, Frankie Lane, Mel Carter and more.


10:30 p.m. | Burt Bacharach's Best (My Music Presents)

Celebrate legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach, with host Robert Wagner introducing archival performances by the original artists who made the music famous, including Dionne Warwick (“Walk On By,” “I Say a Little Prayer”), B.J. Thomas (“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”), The Carpenters (“Close to You”), The Fifth Dimension (“One Less Bell to Answer”), Dusty Springfield (“The Look of Love”), Herb Alpert (“This Guy’s in Love With You”) and many more.


11 p.m. | Rick Steves' Dynamic Europe: Amsterdam, Prague, Berlin

In his latest special, travel guru Rick Steves tours three of Europe's most energetic capitals - Prague, Amsterdam and Berlin. In each city, Rick shares his valuable insights on art, culture and history, along with his practical, experience-enhancing travel advice. In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Rick experiences its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and some of the tastiest beer in Europe. Then, he explores uniquely entertaining Amsterdam, a quaint yet jarring city filled with Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffeeshops - all beneath tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers.

In reunited Berlin, Rick finds evocative memorials and other reminders of the city's 20th-century tumult, and enjoys its now-trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront and vibrant social scene. In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Rick experiences its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and some of the tastiest beer in Europe. Then, he explores uniquely entertaining Amsterdam, a quaint yet jarring city filled with Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffee shops - all beneath tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers. In reunited Berlin, Rick finds evocative memorials and other reminders of the city's 20th-century tumult, and enjoys its now-trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront and vibrant social scene.

Wednesday, June 10

7 p.m. | Don’t Worry, Retire Happy with Tom Hegna

Tom Hegna shows Americans how they can reach their retirement goals. This upbeat program explains the retirement solutions successful retirees use to secure their retirement. Over the years retirement expert Tom Hegna has helped thousands of Americans secure their retirement. His retirement solutions work regardless of the economic climate, the valuation of the stock markets or the current interest rates environment.

Tom Hegna provides proven solutions to secure a happy and worry-free retirement. He explains the math and science behind planning a successful retirement. He also shares his seven steps to retirement security. These steps include writing a retirement plan, considering a hybrid retirement, securing lifetime guarantee income, maximizing social security benefits, growing a retirement nest egg, planning for non-covered medical costs, and using your home equity wisely.


8:30 p.m. | 50 Years With Peter, Paul & Mary

50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary is a documentary that celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. The program will feature powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives.


10:30 p.m. | 30 Days to a Younger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley

Did you know that it’s possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age…you can turn back time. And when you do…you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade.

Does it sound too good to be true? It isn't.

Dr. Steven Masley and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock…and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.

In “30 Days to a Younger Heart”, Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes – not high cholesterol – is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it.

Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque.

Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn’t as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart.

No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients’ lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the three easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart’s age in just 30 Days.

Thursday, June 11

7 p.m. | Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii

Elvis Presley was at the pinnacle of his superstardom when he made television history in 1973 with this live concert special, televised globally via satellite. Now, 40 years later, don’t miss one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career as Elvis sings “Suspicious Minds,” “Hound Dog,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “My Way,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and many more.


8:30 p.m. | Great Railway Journeys of Europe

Historian and archetypal Englishman Julian Davidson travels from the frozen wastes of Norway to the sunny shores of the Italian Adriatic coast, sampling the delights of some of the most dramatic and fascinating railway journeys in Europe.

In Norway he explores the capital Oslo before boarding the superfast intercity express train towards Bergen. This takes him high into the ice fields, crossing the highest point of any European railway. He takes a detour onto on one of the most spectacular pieces of track anywhere in the world called the Flamsbana, and then continues on to Bergen where he visits the home of composer Edvard Grieg.

Vienna is Julian's next port of call where he tours the world famous Ringstrasse and Shonbrunne Palace, discovering the facts behind the staggering wealth and achievements of Emperor Franz Joseph's Austro-Hungarian Empire. Hopping onto one of Austria's advanced Railjet passenger trains, he is whisked high into the Alps and the breath-taking mountain line known as the Semmering pass.

After a brief stop, he continues on to the end of the line in the beautiful Italian coastal town of Trieste. Glasgow is the second city of Scotland and the start of Julian's journey north into the Western Highlands and four hundred years back in time to learn of feuding kings and fractious clans. He visits the ancient town of Fort William where he climbs aboard "The Jacobite," a lovely old steam train which takes him on a line recognizable for being the "Hogwarts Express" in the Harry Potter film series. He ends in the port of Malaig, hopping off point for the Western Isles.


10 p.m. | Don’t Worry, Retire Happy with Tom Hegna

Tom Hegna shows Americans how they can reach their retirement goals. This upbeat program explains the retirement solutions successful retirees use to secure their retirement. Over the years retirement expert Tom Hegna has helped thousands of Americans secure their retirement. His retirement solutions work regardless of the economic climate, the valuation of the stock markets or the current interest rates environment.

Tom Hegna provides proven solutions to secure a happy and worry-free retirement. He explains the math and science behind planning a successful retirement. He also shares his seven steps to retirement security. These steps include writing a retirement plan, considering a hybrid retirement, securing lifetime guarantee income, maximizing social security benefits, growing a retirement nest egg, planning for non-covered medical costs, and using your home equity wisely.


11:30 p.m. | America's Wild West

Step back in time and onto the frontier to explore the epic stories of the larger-than-life men and women who helped tame the West. Rebels, pioneers, heroes, villains and icons of frontier culture, they captured the imagination of a nation and inspired a stampede of novels, television shows and big-screen dramas. Featuring some of the best moments from the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Wild West Collection, the program includes excerpts from Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, Buffalo Bill, Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, Custer’s Last Stand, Jesse James, Kit Carson and Wyatt Earp.

Friday, June 12

7 p.m. | Ed Slott's Retirement Roadmap!

Ed Slott's RETIREMENT ROAD MAP is an all-new 60-minute pledge program for March 2015 filled with all the ingredients that make Ed's previous programs so successful - wisdom, humor and insight helping viewers navigate the potholes, detours and road blocks to a prosperous, fun and worry-free retirement. Ed shows how to take your retirement savings on a permanent vacation from taxes and avoid a tax hungry Uncle Sam at every turn!


9 p.m. | Great Performances: Bryan Adams

With his husky vocal sound, native Canadian singer Bryan Adams has been one of the most successful performers in contemporary pop music, selling over 100 million records. Adams rose to fame with his Cuts Like a Knife album and became a global star with his 1984 album Reckless. In 1991, his Waking Up the Neighbors album included the single “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You,” which went on to become one of the best-selling singles of all time. GREAT PERFORMANCES captures Adams in peak performance during his current world tour, singing all the hits and audience favorites of his three-decade career.


11 p.m. | Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy

Muscle loss actually begins in your thirties (earlier than most of us might have guessed) and it continues at a rate of about three percent per decade without intervention. The good news is according to Peggy Cappy, yoga can come to the rescue. In Cappy's latest program, Peggy will show us how yoga can come to the aid to people who want to increase strength and mobility at any age.

Saturday, June 13

11 a.m. | Effortless Healing with Dr. Joseph Mercola

A well-known physician, Dr Mercola’s website is one of the most visited natural-health sites in the world – a site dedicated to educating readers about ways to improve their health.

He is one of the world’s leading advocates for using food as medicine. In this program he helps people struggling with their weight and chronic conditions to make the connection to their food and lifestyle choices.

He’s an educator committed to teaching people how to cultivate their own power to heal. He believes the body is designed to be healthy without drugs, and in giving it what it needs to thrive, so it can regenerate itself without any outside interventions. This innate restorative tendency is what he calls “effortless healing.”

Rather than suggesting people rely on expensive and potentially dangerous drugs Dr. Mercola empowers people to become their own healers and helps viewers understand how they can effortlessly modify their diet to achieve their health goals.

He covers the impact of gluten and sugar on the body, the benefits of intermittent fasting and exercise, and provides Effortless Healing Action plans throughout. He clearly outlines changes viewers can make in their lives, from eliminating certain foods to adding others, and illustrates the changes that could result.

He puts forward principles of healing to arm viewers with information to choose more skillfully what and when to eat, what to drink, how and how often to move, and how to remove the roadblocks to wellness – such as subpar food and contaminated beverages – so that their body can do what it was designed to do effortlessly: stay well.


4 p.m. | Ed Slott's Retirement Roadmap!

Ed Slott's RETIREMENT ROAD MAP is an all-new 60-minute pledge program for March 2015 filled with all the ingredients that make Ed's previous programs so successful - wisdom, humor and insight helping viewers navigate the potholes, detours and road blocks to a prosperous, fun and worry-free retirement. Ed shows how to take your retirement savings on a permanent vacation from taxes and avoid a tax hungry Uncle Sam at every turn!


7 p.m. | Burt Bacharach's Best (My Music Presents)

Celebrate legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach, with host Robert Wagner introducing archival performances by the original artists who made the music famous, including Dionne Warwick (“Walk On By,” “I Say a Little Prayer”), B.J. Thomas (“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”), The Carpenters (“Close to You”), The Fifth Dimension (“One Less Bell to Answer”), Dusty Springfield (“The Look of Love”), Herb Alpert (“This Guy’s in Love With You”) and many more.


8:30 p.m. | Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics: The 60s

From the late 1940s until the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968. From the Beatles’ American television debut to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance to the Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, the Mamas and the Papas and more, the special focuses exclusively on full-length music performances — no plate spinners or dancing elephants — that evoke the spirit of that decade’s youth movement.


10:30 p.m. | Soundstage: Blues Summit in Chicago

Thrill to the music of blues legends Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells, Pinetop Perkins and others destined for fame, including Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles, Johnny Winter, Dr. John and Nick Gravenites in a concert not seen on TV for 40 years.


8:30 p.m. | Motown 25 (My Music Presents)

Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, Jr. Walker and more! Not seen on broadcast TV in more than 20 years, this incredible MY MUSIC special presentation finally comes to public television for one amazing night!


10:30 p.m. | Rock Rewind: 1965-67 (My Music)

The Sixties was a period of massive social and political upheaval in America. While much of these changes were reflected in the popular songs of the era, many performers also sang of fun, romance and good times. Iconic actor Adam West, best known as the "Caped Crusader" on the '60s TV version of Batman, hosts this newly-assembled special with archival performances of hits that still resonate nearly half a century later.

Sunday, June 14

2 p.m. | Dr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever!

Dr. Fuhrman is back on PBS with a lecture about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention, and maximum lifespan.


4 p.m. | Best of 50s Pop (My Music)

The Best Of 50s Pop presents the top pop hits of the Fifties, full of smooth harmonies, joyful melodies and warm vocals by singers and groups who brought songs of love and optimism to listeners tuned to their AM radios. It was a simpler, romantic time with classic tunes and immortal voices that bring back those happy memories with songs and artists such as Patti Page, The Crew Cuts, The Four Lads, The Four Aces, Frankie Lane, Mel Carter and more.


6 p.m. | WEIU Viewers Choice