New Pledge Programs

Smart Fats to Outsmart AgingC Smart Fats to Outsmart Aging - In “Smart Fats To Outsmart Aging,” Steven Masley, M.D. brings years of research based results—and success with patients—to public television viewers once again. 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.    PLEDGE

Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love (My Music)Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love (My Music)Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love (My Music) - Celebrate the sun-drenched sounds of the greatest surf guitar rock and pop tunes by legendary artists that still ride the waves of popularity today. Listen to hits from the Beach Boys, Ventures, Drifters, Jan & Dean and more.    PLEDGE

 
The Allergy SolutionThe Allergy Solution, with Leo Galland, MD - If you suffer from allergies, you are not alone. The epidemic of allergies is bigger than you ever imagined. One billion people around the world are now afflicted!! But you don't have to be a victim of your allergies.    PLEDGE
 
The Healing Mind - Break the worry cycle and transform that energy into a positive force for a happy, healthier life. Using proven clinical techniques, this easy-to-use plan shows how to take control of your reactions to stress and anxiety.    PLEDGE
 
 Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches
Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches - Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her long-running comedy series, including sketches from the first five years of the show not seen in decades.    PLEDGE
 
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Giada Valenti: From Venice with Love - Celebrate the romance and passion of Venice with soulful interpretations of love songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s from the Italian songstress. Backed by a 26-piece orchestra, Giada performs in a spectacular setting that recalls her magical hometown.  Tickets available for VMA performance.    PLEDGE
 
Joan BaezJoan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration JOAN BAEZ celebrated her 75th birthday on Saturday, January 27 at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre. The special event honored her legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance. Baez performed alongside a remarkable array of superstar artists including: David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern, and Richard Thompson.    PLEDGE
 

The Kingston Trio Celebration - Enjoy the groundbreaking folk group's biggest hits and more 1950s and '60s chart toppers, performed by the current trio with Bob Shane, Timothy B. Schmit, Al Jardine, Trini Lopez, Barry McGuire, Sana Christian, The Limeliters and Josh Reynolds.    PLEDGE

 Inside Poldark - Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what's to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark. Featuring cast and creator interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and the spectacular Cornish coastline.    PLEDGE
 

I Miss Downton Abbey! - Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series, including new behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage. Celebrate the stellar cast, the superb writing and the spectacular locations of the most successful British drama ever.    PLEDGE

The HighwaymenThe Highwaymen Live at the Nassau Coliseum - Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"- for this live concert recorded in 1990.    PLEDGE
  California Dreamin': The True Story of the Mamas and the Papas - Celebrate 50 years of the harmonious pop-folk-rock group that defined an era. The special features interviews and performances by Mama Cass,Michelle, Denny and John, with rare footage not seen in decades.    PLEDGE
 

Cornerstones of Rock: A Soundstage Special - Take a nostalgic trip back to the 1960s and 70s with the legendary garage bands whose rocking hits had teens dancing across the USA. Cornerstones of Rock brings together eight iconic bands -- the Buckinghams, the Ides of March, the American Breed, the Shadows of Knight, the Standells, the Cryan' Shames, the New Colony Six, and the McCoys - for a once-in-a-lifetime reunion as they perform their best-known songs before an audience of enthusiastic fans in an intimate setting taped at WTTW's Grainger Studio in Chicago.    PLEDGE

Age Fix
The Age Fix - Throughout THE AGE FIX, Dr. Youn reveals tips, tricks, and secrets – natural anti-aging tips plastic surgeons don’t want you to know. With the simple changes Dr. Youn discusses, you’ll look younger on the outside and be younger on the inside. Everyone ages whether they like it or not.  But it doesn’t mean that some signs of aging can’t be fixed.    PLEDGE
 
The Wild West
America's Wild West - The men and women who helped to tame the west were larger-than-life Americans--rebels, pioneers, and icons of the frontier culture. Both heroes and villains, they captured the imagination of a nation and inspired a stream of dime novels, television shows, and big-screen dramas. Step into the past with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in this collection of eight one-hour documentaries, and uncover the real stories behind the legendary figures whose lives and exploits took center stage in the invention of the mythic Wild West.    PLEDGE
 
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Easy Yoga for Easing Arthritis with Peggy Cappy - Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy is designed to address not only arthritis issues but all joints which have stiffened with age or become less mobile from injury or inactivity.    PLEDGE
 

 

Joe Bonamassa: Live at the Greek TheatreJoe Bonamassa: Live at the Greek TheatreJoe Bonamassa: Live at the Greek Theatre - Celebrated blues rock master Joe Bonamassa delivers a tribute performance to Three Kings of Blues - Albert King, Freddie King, and B.B. King - at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.    PLEDGE
nitty_gritty_dirt_band_640.jpgNitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin’ BackCelebrate 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.    PLEDGE

 
The Pain AntidoteThe Pain AntidoteThe Pain Antidote - Dr. Mel Pohloffers an innovative, painkiller-free approach to managing chronic pain by utilizing both traditional and alternative healing techniques.    
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potomac_by_air_640.jpgPotomac by Air: Our Nation’s River - Explore the nation's history through an aerial trip along the striking curves of the Potomac River, accompanied by an uplifting musical soundtrack and pleasing narration that describes natural historical and cultural points of interest along the way. Beginning in West Virginia, the fly over pledge event captures the flow of the Potomac River as it rapidly descends through the Appalachian Mountains into the Piedmont region of Maryland, then proceeds south past the Great Falls into the nation's capital, before ending in the Chesapeake Bay. The program provides viewers with a scenic journey of the river's natural and man-made history along with America's remarkable collection of monuments and memorials-from the Washington Monument to the White House and more. Stunning, low-altitude high-definition footage of the river is complemented by day and evening shots of the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, and other landmarks.    PLEDGE

Under the StreetlampUnder the StreetlampUnder The Streetlamp: Rockin' Around The Clock  -  A concert celebrating the American Radio Songbook of the 1950s-1970s. Starring recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys (Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, Brandon Wardell and Shonn Wiley), the show features tight harmonies and slick dance moves that harken back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. Filled with great music, the concert magically recreates the time when singers would gather under a street lamp to sing their favorite songs.    PLEDGE
 

FarmHERFarmHERFarmHer the Documentary- FarmHer the Documentary, examines the work of photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz and gives viewers insight into the lives of the inspirational women in agriculture captured by her lens. FarmHer the Documentary follows seven women farmers and ranchers from around the country and discusses what it’s like to be a woman doing what is typically thought of as a man’s work. The women vary in age, ethnicity and the type of farming or ranching they do. The FarmHers include a produce farmer and a row-crop farmer from Iowa, a sheep rancher from Montana, a dairy farmer from Wisconsin, a goat rancher and an urban farmer from Texas, and a cattle rancher and exporter from Florida.    PLEDGE

Yakov Smirnott Happily Ever Laughter the Neuroscience of Romanic Relationships Yakov Smirnott Happily Ever Laughter the Neuroscience of Romanic Relationships Yakov Smirnoff: Happily Ever Laughter, The Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships - The famous Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff is back with a seriously funny new PBS special. After a successful career in television, movies and Broadway, Yakov earned a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and today he is a professor at Missouri State University teaching a course on happiness and laughter. Now, he brings his infectious charm and practical, research-based relationship advice to PBS viewers with Yakov Smirnoff’s Happily Ever Laughter: The Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships. In this show, Yakov takes his comedy to a new level, providing step-by-step instructions on how to bring back the happiness and laughter we experienced in our honeymoon stage. Both men and women will laugh and learn all the way through Happily Ever Laughter. And they’ll be inspired to put the spark back into their own relationship with the many tools Yakov presents in this program. In the 80’s, Yakov’s humor helped end the Cold War in the war room and now he is helping end the cold war in the bedroom.     PLEDGE