The Beatles: Eight Days a Week

Winter 2017 Pledge Specials Calendar

Seasonal NMPBS highlights on 5.1 and 9.1


Airing Nov. 23 – Dec. 31

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (2016)
Thursday November 23 at 7pm on 5.1
Saturday November 25 at 12pm on 5.1
Saturday December 2 at on 12pm on 5.1

Savor a new adaptation of the classic novel about the orphaned Anne, placed in the care of uptight Marilla and her brother Matthew, played by Martin Sheen. Neither Anne nor Marilla could predict the profound effect they'd have on each other's lives. Watch the preview here

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - THE GOOD STARS (2017)

Thursday November 23 at 9pm on 5.1

Join the teenaged Anne Shirley, as she turns 13 and faces complex issues with friends, adults and Gilbert. Her free-spirited nature is challenged by her perceived need to be sensible, a journey fraught with confusion and some unfortunate—albeit amusing—mishaps. Watch the preview here

BE YOUR OWN HEALTH HERO WITH DR. NANDI

November 25 at 7am on 5.1
Monday December 9 at 9:30am on 5.1

Live a healthier and more fulfilled life with five steps for overall wellness. Merging Eastern philosophy with Western medicine, Dr. Partha Nandi's steps help us live longer, enhance brain function, boost energy and feel passionate about our lives. Learn more here

NEW RULES OF FOOD WITH KRISTIN KIRKPATRICK

Saturday November 25 at 8:30am on 5.1

Learn simple, life-changing steps to get your diet, weight, energy and overall health back on track. Using the latest research, Kirkpatrick, a registered dietitian and nutritionist, teaches how to eat with purpose, clean up your diet and much more. Watch the preview here

MEMORY RESCUE WITH DANIEL AMEN, M.D.

Saturday November 25 at 10am 5.1

Wednesday November 29 at 7pm on 5.1
Saturday December 2 at 10am on 5.1
Sunday December 3 at 5pm on 9.1
Tuesday December 5 at 7pm on 9.1
Wednesday December 6 at 8:30pm on 5.1
Sunday December 10 at 9:30am on 5.1
Wednesday December 27 at 9pm on 9.1
Sunday December 31 at 9am on 5.1

New! - "One of the most exciting lessons I've learned from looking at all our scans is that your brain does not have to deteriorate. With the right plan, you can slow or even reverse the aging process." - Dr. Daniel Amen --- In this new program, award-winning psychiatrist, neuroscientist and 10-time NY Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen shows how to supercharge your memory and remember what matters most to you. This very simple idea, to strengthen your memory, is based on treating the 11 major risk factors that destroy your brain. Most of these risk factors are either preventable or treatable. Knowing your risk factors and how to overcome them is critical to rescuing your memory. Watch the preview here

COLORES! Featuring an All-New Mexico

Saturday November 25 at 4pm on 5.1
Friday December 1 at 8pm on 9.1

A New Mexico PBS Production - Albuquerque’s Mark Childs and Ellen Babcock share a rare discovery… the designs for many of Route 66’s iconic neon signs.; Inspired by the Bauhaus, Santa Fe’s Melvin Detroit creates vivid geometric paintings.; Author of the popular “Tales of the City,” Armistead Maupin talks about his experiences. Learn more here

YOUNG HYACINTH

Saturday November 25 at 6pm 5.1

Friday December 1 at 7pm on 9.1
Saturday December 9 at 6pm on 5.1
Saturday December 30 at 6pm on 5.1

Chart the early life of the remarkable Hyacinth Bucket (“Bouquet!!”) in this prequel to the famous Britcom “Keeping Up Appearances.” Hyacinth's desperate attempts to transform her sisters and darling Daddy into an altogether better class of family are not at all appreciated. Watch the preview here

THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS

Saturday November 25 at 7pm 5.1

Monday November 27 at 7pm on 9.1
Tuesday December 5 at 7pm on 5.1
Saturday December 30 at 8:30pm on 5.1

The U.S. broadcast premiere of Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard’s authorized and highly acclaimed Emmy® Award and GRAMMY Award®-winning documentary film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career. Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966, and how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was "The Beatles." Learn more here

SGT. PEPPER’S MUSICAL REVOLUTION (BEATLES)

Saturday November 25 at 9:30pm 5.1

Monday November 27 at 9:30pm on 9.1
Tuesday December 5 at 9:30pm on 5.1
Saturday December 30 at 11pm on 5.1

The story continues beyond The Beatles’ Touring Years, during the months the band spent creating Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a groundbreaking masterwork that became popular music’s most universally acclaimed album. Watch the preview here

BEYOND A YEAR IN SPACE

Sunday November 26 at 9:30am on 5.1

Friday December 8 at 7am and 1pm on on 9.1
Sunday December 31 at 10:30am on 5.1

Picking up where the first film left off, Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth-the final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth's orbit and travel into deep space. Watch the preview here

Winter Pledge Specials
HOW NOT TO DIE WITH DR. MICHAEL GREGER

Sunday November 26 at 11am on 5.1

Wednesday November 29 at 9pm on on 5.1
Saturday December 2 at 8:30am on 5.1
Sunday December 10 at 8am on 5.1

Learn how to protect yourself from 10 causes of premature death and disease with a plant-based diet. Based on Dr. Greger's best-selling book, this new special shows viewers how to become healthier and live longer based on scientific research. 

CELTIC WOMAN - HOMECOMING: IRELAND

Sunday November 26 at 3pm on 5.1

Tuesday December 26 at 9pm on 9.1
Saturday December 30 at 2pm on on 5.1

Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland's centuries-old heritage in this new live concert filmed in Dublin. Celtic Woman combines the country's finest musical talents with epic stage production to present a uniquely inspiring live experience. Watch the preview here

CHRISTMAS WITH DANIEL O'DONNELL

Sunday November 26 at 6pm on 5.1

Friday December 1 at 10pm on 9.1
Monday December 4 at 10pm on on 5.1

Join O'Donnell and special guests for a winter wonderland of yuletide carols and seasonal favorites in this concert filmed in Dublin. Guests include Mary Duff, the Billie Barry Kids and the renowned Kilkenny Presentation Choir. Watch the preview here

A SALUTE TO VIENNA

Sunday November 26 at 9pm on 5.1

Sunday December 10 at 3pm on 5.1
Sunday December 31 at 6:30pm on on 9.1

This program is a lavish music and dance gala concert taped live at the historic Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria in April 2013. Hosted by world-famous mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade, (Metropolitan Opera) and Academy Award-winning actor and Viennese-native Maximilian Schell, (“Judgment at Nuremberg”), this special celebrates the musical heritage of Vienna and presents the most-popular excerpts from well-known operettas like "The Merry Widow", "Land of Smiles", "Die Fledermaus," and more, performed by an international cast of superstars. Watch the preview here

GREAT PERFORMANCES “The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live”

Thursday November 30 at 7pm on 5.1

Saturday December 9 at 8:30pm on 5.1

Experience the memorable 50th anniversary performance of the band's seminal album, including "Knights in White Satin," recorded live with a full orchestra from Toronto's Sony Centre. Internationally-renowned actor Jeremy Irons narrates. Watch the preview here

A CAT’S ATTIC, YUSUF / CAT STEVENS

Thursday November 30 at 9pm on 5.1

Celebrate 50 years of the illustrious career of Cat Stevens as he talks about fame, the songwriting process, and performs some of his greatest hits, from "Morning Has Broken" to "Peace Train" to "Wild World." Watch the preview here

Winter Pledge Specials
COLORES! Featuring: “Chaco Canyon & Archaeoastronomer Anna Sofaer”
Saturday December 2 at 4pm on 5.1
Friday December 8 at 8pm on 9.1

A New Mexico PBS Production - Archaeoastronomer Anna Sofaer asks, “Why did the Chaco people choose to develop the barren landscape of Chaco Canyon?” --- “It’s as though they were joining the earth form, the land form with what they cared so much about in the sky, in the celestial cycles.” 

AMERICAN MASTERS “This Is Bob Hope”

Saturday December 2 at 6pm on 5.1
Thursday December 7 at 7pm on 5.1
Monday December 11 at 12pm on 9.1
Friday December 29 at 9pm on 5.1

Explore the entertainer's life with unprecedented access to his personal archives including writings voiced by Billy Crystal, clips from his body of work, and interviews with Woody Allen, Margaret Cho, Conan O'Brien, Tom Selleck and Brooke Shields. Watch the preview here

THE 80s (My Music)

Saturday December 2 at 10pm on 5.1
Thursday December 7 at 9pm on 5.1
Sunday December 31 at 10:30pm on 5.1

Join host Martha Quinn (former original MTV-VeeJay) for a joyful jump into the 1980s, when music videos ruled the airwaves, with hits from Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Journey, Billy Joel, Pat Benatar, Kenny Loggins and Madonna. Watch the preview here

Winter Pledge Specials
ALAN JACKSON PRECIOUS MEMORIES

Sunday December 3 at 2pm on 5.1

Recorded to honor his mother's request that he release an album of gospel classics, Alan Jackson's Precious Memories CD quickly made its way to the top of the sales charts and into the hearts of fans, selling over 1.8 million copies. The concert that followed was taped at the historic Ryman, known as "The Mother Church of Country Music" in Nashville, TN, and features signature renditions of traditional hymns and gospel favorites. Selections include: "When We All Get to Heaven," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "How Great Thou Art."

FOLK LEGENDS: ISN'T THIS A TIME!

Sunday December 3 at 6pm on 5.1
Thursday December 7 at 7pm on 9.1
Sunday December 31 at 3:30pm on 5.1

Treasure this last and historic gathering of the artists who defined folk music, including Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and The Weavers. The 2003 Carnegie Hall concert features performances the artists considered among their best. Learn more here

PAINTING SANTA FE

Monday December 4 at 7pm on 5.1
Friday December 8 at 8:30pm on 5.1
Thursday December 28 at 7pm on 5.1

A New Mexico PBS Production - Focusing on the founding of the Santa Fe Arts Colony, PAINTING SANTA FE tells the fascinating history of Santa Fe’s transformation from an adobe village to a world-renowned center for the arts. The hour-long film celebrates the history, artists, and patrons of this unique chapter in American art. Learn more here

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COLORES! Featuring: “Los Poblanos”

Saturday December 9 at 4pm on 5.1
Friday December 15 at 8pm on 9.1

A New Mexico PBS Production - Set among 25 acres of lavender fields, lush gardens, and historic architecture, Los Poblanos’ field to fork restaurant, Campo, celebrates local food culture. “Rio Grande Valley Cuisine tastes like New Mexico. It’s the sky, it’s the air, it’s everything that encompasses this state and that river.” -- Chef Jonathan Perno

Winter Pledge Specials
FREDERICK HAMMERSLEY: BY HIMSELF

Saturday December 9 at 4:30pm on 5.1

A New Mexico PBS Production - Through his own words, this intimate self-portrait provides a keen insight into the artistic evolution of critically acclaimed modernist painter Frederick Hammersley.

RAY STEVENS’ CABARAY NASHVILLE SPECIAL

Saturday December 9 at 7pm on 5.1

This fast moving, fun-filled musical special features Nashville Songwriter, Hall of Fame member and Nashville Cat musician, arranger and artist Ray Stevens, performing his greatest hits and some of his special guests from his weekly series. There's music, lots of humor and insightful conversation that takes the viewer behind-the-scenes, and tells the back stories on the Hits, as well as the Artists and the Writers who brought them to life. Watch the preview here

HUMAN NATURE: JUKEBOX IN CONCERT FROM THE VENETIAN

Saturday December 9 at 10:30pm on 5.1

Travel in a time machine of ‘50s and ‘60s hits with this vibrant and dynamic musical foursome. Joined by special guest Darlene Love, a seven-piece band and world-class dancers, the group celebrates a mix of pop, doo-wop, bandstand and soul standards. Watch the preview here