New Programs Premiere in the August Pledge Drive

All Programs Below are Listed in Chronological Order & Air on Ch. 5.1 & Ch. 9.1
August 11 – 24

CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: FOOD & FAMILY
Ch. 5.1 – Saturday 8/23, 12:00 Noon

Gather around the table to learn why eating with family and friends is not only fun, but important for health and well-being, and can create lasting bonds between the generations. Experts from the food and medical worlds offer demonstrations of terrific, easy-to-make recipes, tips on enjoyable and stress-free ways to prepare meals, and the latest research on the benefits of eating together.


RED ROCK SERENADE

Ch. 5.1 – Thursday 8/14 at 10:00 pm; Sunday 8/17 at 6:00 pm
Take a meditative, cinematic journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country, including Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon National Parks — all set to music by some of the world’s greatest classical composers, including Bach, Brahms, Chopin and Beethoven.


JIMMY VAN HEUSEN: SWINGIN’ WITH FRANK AND BING

Ch. 5.1 – Monday 8/18 at 7:00 pm; Sunday 8/24 at 2:00 pm

Celebrate Oscar-winning composer and test pilot, who wrote high-flying songs for his legendary pals, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby: “Swinging on a Star” and “Moonlight Becomes You” for Crosby & “Come Fly With Me” for Sinatra, plus ”Call Me Irresponsible,” “The Tender Trap,” ”All the Way,” “High Hopes,” “Here’s That Rainy Day” and many more. The program includes interviews with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Harry Crosby, Tony Bennett, Woody Allen, Angie Dickinson, Shirley MacLaine, John Pizzarelli and others, along with archival film and television clips of his timeless songs.


DR. FUHRMAN’S END DIETING FOREVER!

Ch. 5.1 – Tuesday 8/12 at 7:00 pm; Saturday 8/16 at 12:00 pm Noon
Ch. 9.1 – Wednesday 8/13 at 10:30 pm; Friday 8/15 at 7:00 pm; and Sunday 8/17 at 9:00 pm

Break free from dieting once and for all with practical, effective advice from Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a New York Times best-selling author, leading expert and board-certified physician who specializes in the prevention and reversal of disease using nutritional solutions. The program includes cooking demonstrations; advice on staying active, vibrant and healthy later in life; and nutritional methods to prevent and even reverse obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease and more.


50s AND 60s ROCK REWIND (MY MUSIC)

Ch. 5.1 – Monday 8/11 at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 8/17 at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 8/24 at 12:00 pm

From “Love Me Tender” to “Only You,” “Wake Up Little Suzie” to “Dream Lover” and ” Long Tall Sally” to “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” this new MY MUSIC special spotlights the happy days of the 50s and early 60s with archival footage of the greatest pop and rock hit makers of the era in their prime. Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, from the original Sha Na Na lineup, hosts.


RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY — Updated!

Ch. 9.1 – Saturday 8/16 at 10:00 pm

Savor a mix of fond memories from the past four seasons of “Downton Abbey” and get a taste of the upcoming fifth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, fondly remembered moments from the first four seasons, and interviews with Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, providing an overview and context for the series and what to expect next. Recall the high points of the “Downton Abbey” storyline, its memorable cast of characters, and both the great joy and wrenching sadness taking place at the abbey.


WOODY’S CHILDREN 45TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Ch. 5.1 – Monday 8/11 at 9:00 pm
Ch. 9.1 – Monday 8/11 at 10:00 pm

Celebrate the legacy of Woody Guthrie’s singer-songwriter “children” in a rousing live concert featuring Noel Paul Stookey, Tom Paxton, Tom Chapin, Holly Near and others. Songs include “The Last Thing on My Mind,” “Pass the Music On,” “I Am Willing,” “If I Had a Hammer” and more.

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