Spring 2016 Membership Drive - Programming List

Friday, March 11

7 p.m. | Songbook Standards: As Time Goes By (My Music)

Join host Jack Jones for a nostalgic hit parade of best-loved songs from the 1950s & 1960s. This all-star special features rare footage of Johnny Mathis, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Patti Page, Perry Como and more.


9 p.m. | On the Psychiatrist’s Couch with Dr. Daniel Amen

The Washington Post wrote that by almost any measure Dr. Daniel Amen is the most popular psychiatrist in America. He is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.

If you could spend a day on his couch what would you learn so that you could feel happier, healthier, more focused and more connected to those you love.

In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years.


11 p.m. | Eric Clapton: Slowhand at 70 - Live at Royal Albert Hall

Celebrate the legendary guitarist’s 70th birthday with this concert in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall, featuring Clapton classics including “Wonderful Tonight,” “Layla” and “Tears in Heaven.”

Saturday, March 12

7:30 a.m. | Sewing With Nancy: Sew Simple with Rectangles and Squares

Join host Nancy Zieman as she demonstrates making 12 time-saving gifts using easy rectangles and squares for patterns. Learn to use specialty fabric and trim to create handy projects and great gifts.


9 a.m. | Quilts of Valor II

Quilts of Valor II reunites national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor to work on one magnificent, new Quilt of Valor.

As they sew, the quilting gurus share quilt-making tips with viewers, and speak from the heart about what being involved in making quilts for veterans has come to mean to them. The program also features stories from Nebraska, California, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. , introducing viewers to the people who make Quilts of Valor, and the people who receive them.


11 a.m. | Smart Fats to Outsmart Aging with Steven Masley, MD

As a physician, nutritionist and fellow with three medical organizations, Dr. Masley offers his audience proven, simple lifestyle changes to help them lose unwanted weight and keep it off, feel and look better than ever, control blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol profiles, and prevent and reverse heart disease. In a nutshell, enhancing quality of life for decades to come.

The SAD (Standard American Diet) is stealing health and aging people faster than necessary.  In this program, Dr. Masley discusses the 5 major aging accelerators – mostly attributable to the SAD:  inflammation, hormone imbalance, loss in muscle mass, and common nutritional deficiencies.  Dr. Masley lets viewers know what they can do to stop these aging accelerators in their tracks, and in some cases reverse them; and it starts with focusing on 4 main food groups.

Viewers will also learn critical ways to measure how they’re aging, so they can slow it down ... or reverse it. And this program will provide information on the key nutrients everyone needs and the activity required to outsmart, too.


3 p.m. | Paris: This is Our Story

WEIU-TV's This is Our Story project is a way for us to connect with the communities we serve as well as a way to allow those communities to tell their stories! Our newest production focuses on the great city of Paris!


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

Bring back happy memories with classic tunes from Patti Page, The Four Lads, The McGuire Sisters, Frankie Laine and more. These are the top 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 glued to their AM radios.


9 p.m. | Pete Townshend’s Classic Quadrophenia

Ensuring Pete Townshend’s place in the canon of important 20th-century composers, a stunning concert filmed at the Royal Albert Hall and the orchestral version of The Who’s seminal rock opera features Pete Townshend, Billy Idol and tenor Alfie Boe.


11 p.m. | Country Pop Legends (My Music)

Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and best-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s in this MY MUSIC special. County music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane.

Performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, the Bellamy Brothers, the Browns and more are intermixed with classic full-length vintage archival gems from the vaults.

Sunday, March 13

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

An all-new program 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!


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

Bring back happy memories with classic tunes from Patti Page, The Four Lads, The McGuire Sisters, Frankie Laine and more. These are the top 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 glued to their AM radios.


7 p.m. | Paris: This is Our Story

WEIU-TV's This is Our Story project is a way for us to connect with the communities we serve as well as a way to allow those communities to tell their stories! Our newest production focuses on the great city of Paris!


10:30 p.m. | Josh Groban: Stages Live

Join the world-renowned performer to explore classic songs from the Broadway songbook. Fans of all ages will want to sing along to famous tunes including “All I Ask of You,” “Bring Him Home,” “Anthem,” “Pure Imagination,” “Try to Remember” and more.

Monday, March 14

7:30 p.m. | Ed Slott's Retirement Roadmap!

An all-new program 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!


10 p.m. | Songbook Standards: As Time Goes By (My Music)

Join host Jack Jones for a nostalgic hit parade of best-loved songs from the 1950s & 1960s. This all-star special features rare footage of Johnny Mathis, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Patti Page, Perry Como and more.

Tuesday, March 15

7 p.m. | 60s Pop, Rock and Soul (My Music)

Hosted by icons Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees, this all-new concert spectacular features hits and favorites of the AM radio era from Paul Revere & The Raiders, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Kingsmen, The Ventures, Question Mark & The Mysterians and Jefferson Starship.

Every song is a classic from the decade of peace, love and profound social change — sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations.


9 p.m. | The Power of Purpose

Discover the key to happiness and fulfillment by understanding and acting upon your life’s purpose. With wisdom, directness and masterful storytelling, legendary life coach and bestselling author Richard Leider inspires viewers to enrich their lives.


10:30 p.m. | Quilts of Valor II

Quilts of Valor II reunites national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor to work on one magnificent, new Quilt of Valor.

As they sew, the quilting gurus share quilt-making tips with viewers, and speak from the heart about what being involved in making quilts for veterans has come to mean to them. The program also features stories from Nebraska, California, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. , introducing viewers to the people who make Quilts of Valor, and the people who receive them.

Wednesday, March 16

7 p.m. | Eat Fat, Get Thin with Mark Hyman, MD

Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods.

In this new show, Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explain how eating fat can help promote weight loss and optimum health. Offering practical tools, meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice, this program is a cutting edge way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel good.


9 p.m. | Celtic Woman: Destiny

Enjoy more musical enchantment from Ireland’s famed singing group, filmed in Dublin’s spectacular 200-year-old Round Room at the Mansion House. Hear new material along with fresh arrangements of their most spellbinding songs.


11 p.m. | The Power of Purpose

Discover the key to happiness and fulfillment by understanding and acting upon your life’s purpose. With wisdom, directness and masterful storytelling, legendary life coach and bestselling author Richard Leider inspires viewers to enrich their lives.

Thursday, March 17

7 p.m. | Celtic Thunder Legacy

Since its inception in August 2007 Celtic Thunder has wowed audiences the world over with their crisp vocal harmonies and powerful ensemble numbers. They bring Celtic Thunder twist to an eclectic mix of songs while introducing music from their homeland and traversing with ease the genres of folk, traditional Irish, adult contemporary, rock and classical crossover. Now the global Irish singing sensation that is Celtic Thunder present 'Legacy', their new stage show, album and companion DVD project.


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

An all-new program 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!


11 p.m. | The Carpenters: Close to You (My Music)

This music-filled documentary traces the Carpenters' career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group's friends in the music business, featuring their top recording hits, including "(They Long to Be) Close to You," "Top of the World," "For All We Know," "Superstar," "Yesterday Once More," "Rainy Days and Mondays," and "We've Only Just Begun.”

Friday, March 18

7 p.m. | Josh Groban: Stages Live

Join the world-renowned performer to explore classic songs from the Broadway songbook. Fans of all ages will want to sing along to famous tunes including “All I Ask of You,” “Bring Him Home,” “Anthem,” “Pure Imagination,” “Try to Remember” and more.


8:30 p.m. | Eat Fat, Get Thin with Mark Hyman, MD

Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods.

In this new show, Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explain how eating fat can help promote weight loss and optimum health. Offering practical tools, meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice, this program is a cutting edge way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel good.


10:30 p.m. | Celtic Woman: Destiny

Enjoy more musical enchantment from Ireland’s famed singing group, filmed in Dublin’s spectacular 200-year-old Round Room at the Mansion House. Hear new material along with fresh arrangements of their most spellbinding songs.

Saturday, March 19

7 a.m. | Sewing With Nancy: Change Up Patchwork

Join host Nancy Zieman as she demonstrates to how create simple quilt blocks—the 4-patch, 9-patch, and square-within-the-square— then change up the arrangements, sizes, and colors to achieve nine modern quilt projects. Nancy shares quilting tips that save time, make quilting more enjoyable, and achieve terrific results.


11 a.m. | Jacques Pepin's 80th Birthday Celebration

Toast the culinary legend with chefs Lidia Bastianich, Rick Bayless and Ming Tsai as they prepare a celebratory feast for Pepin. During preparations, the chefs and friends share memories, anecdotes from their kitchen experiences and lots of laughs.


6 p.m. | Classic Gospel - Women of Homecoming

Women who are making an eternal difference perform powerful music and share soul-stirring stories.


7 p.m. | Songbook Standards: As Time Goes By (My Music)

Join host Jack Jones for a nostalgic hit parade of best-loved songs from the 1950s & 1960s. This all-star special features rare footage of Johnny Mathis, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Patti Page, Perry Como and more.


9 p.m. | Josh Groban: Stages Live

Join the world-renowned performer to explore classic songs from the Broadway songbook. Fans of all ages will want to sing along to famous tunes including “All I Ask of You,” “Bring Him Home,” “Anthem,” “Pure Imagination,” “Try to Remember” and more.


10:30 p.m. | Celtic Thunder Legacy

Since its inception in August 2007 Celtic Thunder has wowed audiences the world over with their crisp vocal harmonies and powerful ensemble numbers. They bring Celtic Thunder twist to an eclectic mix of songs while introducing music from their homeland and traversing with ease the genres of folk, traditional Irish, adult contemporary, rock and classical crossover. Now the global Irish singing sensation that is Celtic Thunder present 'Legacy', their new stage show, album and companion DVD project.

Sunday, March 20

12 p.m. | On the Psychiatrist’s Couch with Dr. Daniel Amen

The Washington Post wrote that by almost any measure Dr. Daniel Amen is the most popular psychiatrist in America. He is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.

If you could spend a day on his couch what would you learn so that you could feel happier, healthier, more focused and more connected to those you love.

In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years.


2 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.


4 p.m. | Songbook Standards: As Time Goes By (My Music)

Join host Jack Jones for a nostalgic hit parade of best-loved songs from the 1950s & 1960s. This all-star special features rare footage of Johnny Mathis, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Patti Page, Perry Como and more.


6 p.m. | WEIU Viewers’ Choice

We’ll select especially popular programming from our Spring 2016 Membership Drive to air during this time!


10 p.m. | On the Psychiatrist’s Couch with Dr. Daniel Amen

The Washington Post wrote that by almost any measure Dr. Daniel Amen is the most popular psychiatrist in America. He is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.

If you could spend a day on his couch what would you learn so that you could feel happier, healthier, more focused and more connected to those you love.

In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years.