Saturday, March 14

3:30 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.


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

Beloved Irish crooner, Daniel O'Donnell returns to PBS with his melodic voice performing live in the Hawkeye state. Daniel exudes the same passion and unique sense of humor that has been fascinating audiences for years in this new concert special "Daniel O'Donnell from the Heartland." Daniel mixes it up a bit this time around by sharing several seldom-seen recordings like "Distant Drums, " "Farside Banks of Jordan" and paying tribute to some of the greatest artists of all time with Loretta Lynn's "Standing Room Only" and Andy Williams' "Moon River." Daniel's renditions of these country and pop hits are sure to bring joy and nostalgia to viewers at home. Of course Daniel doesn't forget about his fan favorites as he opens the show with the uplifting "Stand Beside Me" and closes with the quintessentially beloved song "Rivers of Babylon." His dancing on stage is contagious to viewers who will be noticing their toes spontaneously tapping to the beat.


6:30 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.


7 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.


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.