Fall 2015 Membership Drive - Programming List

Sunday, Sept. 27

3:30 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.

5 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.

6 p.m. | The Pain Prescription with Dr. Mitchell Yass

Find out exactly why you no longer need to suffer from chronic pain and some of the simple ways to resolve pain. Dr. Yass is a powerful advocate for a new way to look at chronicpain—a way that is non-invasive. In about 90 percent of cases, the cause is actually a muscular weakness or imbalance—a condition that's easy to treat on your own.

The Yass Method®, developed through his work with more than 10,000 patients, focuses on finding the true source of the pain and then using simple exercises to find lifelong relief. Dr. Yass looks at the most common areas where people experience pain; lays out simple tests that examine things like range of motion, walking patterns, and posture; and teaches how to use this information, rather than mostly invalid diagnostic tests, to determine whether your pain is muscular or structural. If it is structural, you can choose surgery knowing that the outcome will likely be good. But if the pain is muscular, you can use the easy, step-by-step exercises and routines Dr. Yass offers to get the pain resolution you're searching for.

Many of the people Dr. Yass has treated came to him as a last resort before surgery or as a follow-up after surgery that didn't resolve their pain. Many of them had been told that they would have to manage their pain with drugs for the rest of their lives, or, worse, that there was nothing left to try; they would simply have to live with the pain. This revolutionary program shows that, in most cases, this simply isn't true—and empowers you to create a pain-free life.

8 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.