Summer 2016 Membership Drive - Programming List

Friday, June 24

7 p.m. | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin' Back

Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.


8:30 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.


10:30 p.m. | The Art of the Love Song with the Annie Moses Band

Celebrate the greatest love songs ever written in a sweeping musical presentation by critical sensation the Annie Moses Band. From “Evergreen” to “And I Love You So” and “The Very Thought of You,” this is a cinematic journey for lovers everywhere.

Saturday, June 25

7 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.


11 a.m. | Eat Fat, Get Thin with Mark Hyman, M.D.

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.


3 p.m. | FarmHer: The Documentary

Marji Guyler-Alaniz paired her love of photography with her years of experience in corporate agriculture to capture the images of women she believes are missing from the face of agriculture.


4:30 p.m. | Timeless Tractors: The Collectors

This program illuminates the stories of restoration and remembrance across the Midwest where these iron horses touched more than soil and grew more than a crop. Learn why these mechanical beasts attract a certain breed of collector - including a father-son restoration project, tractor clubs that show off their restored works of art, and the journeys of men and women seeking that special tractor they worked with as a child.


7 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.


9 p.m. | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin' Back

Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.


10:30 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.

Sunday, June 26

1 p.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.


2:30 p.m. | Timeless Tractors: The Collectors

This program illuminates the stories of restoration and remembrance across the Midwest where these iron horses touched more than soil and grew more than a crop. Learn why these mechanical beasts attract a certain breed of collector - including a father-son restoration project, tractor clubs that show off their restored works of art, and the journeys of men and women seeking that special tractor they worked with as a child.


4 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.


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

For over half a century, the immensely popular and immediately identifiable melodies of celebrated composer Burt Bacharach have touched millions of music lovers around the world. This archival PBS special includes all the original artists performing Bacharach's hits with rare footage and clips from the 1960s-1970s. Robert Wagner is our guide for this special, bringing his distinctively smooth charm and classy style to the role.


7:30 p.m. | Favorite Love Songs (My Music)

Join Emmy-winning actress Susan Lucci for this all-new special devoted to sentimental favorites of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s, including classic hits from Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Chicago, Dionne Warwick, Bread and Elton John.


9 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.


11 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.