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Friday 3-2-2018

10:00 PM: Jimmy Buffett: Buried Treasure

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Explore the musical roots of the popular performer during his "pre-beach" years through historical recordings, great stories and in-concert performances. Includes some of his earliest demo recordings, restored and being released for the first time.

Saturday 3-3-2018

7:00 AM: Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy

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Discover how yoga can aid anyone, of any age, who wants to increase strength and mobility. Peggy Cappy shows how yoga poses can increase range of motion, improve awareness of the body, help prevent bone loss and keep metabolism running efficiently.

8:00 AM: America's Home Cooking: Eat Your Veggies!

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Chris Fennimore and creative home cooks tackle vegetarian and vegan foods in the newest installment of AMERICA'S HOME COOKING. Chris put out the call for recipes and received scores of ideas for meat-free appetizers, main courses, beverages and desserts, to be included in the Eat Your Veggies! cookbook. Members of the community will join Chris to prepare pascualina, caponata, veggie smoothies, veggie chili, and fried okra curry.

10:00 AM: Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? with Mark Hyman, MD

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Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also explains food's crucial role in functional medicine and how food systems and policies affect our environmental and personal health. With myth-busting insights, easy-to-understand science, and delicious, wholesome recipes, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? is a no-nonsense guide to achieving optimal weight and lifelong health. Eating real food doesn't have to be complicated. Dr. Hyman is going to show us the principles of healthy eating by walking through each of the major food catefories - from meats to beverages and everything in between. Dr. Hyman tells the viewer exactly what foods to focus on and what to avoid. He will provide easy steps to get started, taking out all of the guess work of putting together meals. As a bonus, Dr. Hyman will also explain how food is one of the greatest contributors to global warming and pollution, then he will show us what foods will take less of a toll on our environment and our health.

12:00 PM: 3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

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Hear from Dr. Fuhrman about the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Get his revolutionary health plan - which is not about will power but about knowledge and a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health.

1:30 PM: Better Brain Solution with Steven Masley, M.D.

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In The Better Brain Solution with Dr. Steven Masley, Dr. Masley informs us of the two urgent epidemics we are facing now--escalating rates of disabling memory loss and rapidly increasing rates of diabetes and pre-diabetes--and yet both conditions are largely preventable. Most people today understand the effect that elevated blood sugar has on their cardiovascular health, but few understand that insulin resistance is significantly damaging to the brain. In the The Better Brain Solution, Dr. Masley offers a program that, in the fight against diabetes, memory loss, and cognitive decline, can reverse insulin resistance, enhance cognitive performance, and stop cognitive decline before it is too late. Dr. Masley gives the viewers the tools he has developed for his own private patients to prevent and reverse this metabolic syndrome. He explores the impact of insulin resistance on the brain and the heart/brain/diabetes connection, explaining how cognitive function and memory work. The Better Brain Solution offers the viewer a comprehensive plan for achieving optimal brain health, providing information on brain-boosting foods and supplements as well as providing a practical way to assess cognitive function.

3:30 PM: National Park Symphony - The Mighty Five

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Celebrate the grandeur and majesty of Utah's five national parks set to glorious music from the Utah Symphony. See stunning iconic images, grand vistas and secret locations in Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Arches National Parks.

4:30 PM: An Evening with Lucia Micarelli

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Be dazzled by the violin virtuoso in a concert ranging from classical to jazz to traditional fiddle music and Americana, all bound together by Micarelli's trademark emotional vulnerability and technical wizardry.

6:00 PM: Shen Yun - Music and Dance

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The world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company, Shen Yun, prepares for a new season with original orchestral arrangements, dances, handmade costumes and painted backgrounds.

7:00 PM: Lawrence Welk's TV Treasures

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The archival treasures roll out in this special, starting with the earliest days of Welk's show. Fourteen members of the Musical Family describe how the weekly show was produced and provide some "behind the scenes" stories. Costume designer Rose Weiss and Welk's son, Larry Welk, discuss the early days of the show and how it evolved from a "band" showcase into a full-fledged weekly series.

9:00 PM: Andre Rieu: Waltzing Forever

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Join Andre Rieu, "The King of the Waltz," for a magical evening of enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands. Rieu engages the crowds with dazzling vocalists, spectacular dancers and his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra

Sunday 3-4-2018

10:00 AM: Retire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott

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America needs Ed Slott now more than ever! Greedy Wall Street bankers and Congress have just upended 30+ years of the tax code - what does it all mean for you and your family!? And more importantly, how can you protect your hard-earned savings?!

12:00 PM: Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

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In Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD, Dr. Amen talks about how you can improve your memory and even rescue it if you think it's headed for trouble. This very simple idea to strengthen a person's memory is based on treating the 11 major risk factors that destroy brain function. Most of these risk factors are either preventable or treatable. Dr Amen has developed the mnemonic "BRIGHT MINDS" to help you remember the 11 major risk factors. Knowing one's risk factors and how to overcome them is critical to rescuing one's memory. Your brain's history is NOT your destiny. You can make your brain better with this powerful program from Dr. Daniel Amen.

2:00 PM: Transatlantic Sessions

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For more than 20 years, Jerry Douglas, the dobro master from Nashville, and Aly Bain, the Shetland fiddle virtuoso, have been inviting their friends from both sides of the pond to get together and play. And friends in this case include the likes of Alison Krauss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bela Fleck, and James Taylor, to name a few. As some of the world's best singer-songwriters start playing just for the sake of the music with no audience but themselves, something special happens.

3:00 PM: The Texas Tenors: Rise

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Join America's favorite tenors for an all-new concert filmed at Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House. Highlights include a show-stopping tribute to Les Miserables, selections from Phantom of the Opera, and classic rock, pop and country favorites.

4:30 PM: Rick Steves' Heart of Italy

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In RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY, Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture: sleeping at an agriturismo (a farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made (and eaten), and hiking down into ancient and fragrant wine cellars. Then he tours Assisi, with its inspirational story of St. Francis, its stop-and-smell-God's-roses spirituality, its delicate Giotto masterpieces, and its awe-inspiring basilica. In Siena, Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race - the venerable Palio - and marvels at cultural treasures from the city's glory days, when it rivaled Florence for dominance in Tuscany. He finishes with the ultimate Riviera getaway: the Cinque Terre, where he gets to know each of the "five lands" - from the dramatic, vineyard-surrounded Vernazza to hardscrabble Riomaggiore, to the pint-sized resort of Monterosso. Fishing for anchovies, sipping wine out of rustic barrels, bringing flowers to hilltop cemeteries, and savoring twinkling Mediterranean vistas, Rick visits his favorite stretch of Mediterranean coastline. From hill towns to harbors, and from vino rosso to Giotto, RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY savors the good life in the Italian heartland.

5:30 PM: Carole King Tapestry Live from Hyde Park, London

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Carole King has, in the span of her almost 60-year career, defined herself as one of the most prolific and preeminent songwriters of her generation. Her breakthrough album Tapestry broke records and stayed on the US charts for six years; since then, she has gone on to win four Grammy awards and become widely known and accepted as the most successful female songwriter of the second half of the 20th century. In the summer of 2016 at the iconic annual Summer Festival at Hyde Park in London, King performed Tapestry in its entirety. Songs include "I Feel the Earth Move", "So Far Away ", "It's Too Late", and "You've Got A Friend".

7:00 PM: Outdoor Idaho: "Into the Pioneers"

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Positioned between glamorous Sun Valley and desolate Craters of the Moon, the Pioneer Mountains are, for many, just a blank spot on the map. But this year the Outdoor Idaho crew set out to change that, exploring the low lands and the highest peaks, and along the way interviewing ranchers and geologists, outfitters and miners, biologists and explorers. This is Idaho's second highest mountain range, with a rich history and diverse wildlife that will both inspire and intrigue, in a new hour-long special called "Into the Pioneers."

8:30 PM: Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers at the Fonda Theatre

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Celebrate the legendary band with the only live performance of their entire Sticky Fingers album. Filmed at the historic Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, the concert includes some of the band's greatest hits including "Brown Sugar" and "Wild Horses."

Monday 3-5-2018

7:00 PM: The Bee Gees One for All Tour - Live In Australia 1989

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Enjoy the tight harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb as they perform their greatest hits, as well as some rarely heard selections, in this fully restored, newly mixed and mastered concert recorded in Melbourne.

9:00 PM: Queen Rock The World

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Rock on as the British band plays their greatest hits in a never-before-seen film of their 1977 tour featuring songs from their News of the World album, including "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions."

10:30 PM: Rick Steves' Festive Europe

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Follow Rick through Europe as he joins Europeans celebrating life. He ventures into the reveler-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, and runs with the bulls in Pamplona. He stops to dine at an exclusive men's club in the Basque country, and embraces high culture in Vienna.

Tuesday 3-6-2018

7:00 PM: Mister Rogers: It's You I Like

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Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series.

8:30 PM: Nature: "Naledi: One Little Elephant"

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Born inside a sanctuary in the wilderness of Botswana, Naledi the baby elephant loses her mother and faces the world alone. It is now up to a devoted team of caretakers and researchers to urge Naledi to survive and help find her place in the herd.

10:00 PM: Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of an iconic concert with an all-star cast including Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J. D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits and Jennifer Warnes. Newly edited and remastered.

Wednesday 3-7-2018

7:00 PM: Best of Trains Around North America

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For more than a quarter of a century, Great Scenic Railway Journeys and its creator, Robert Van Camp, have captured the world of Tourist Railway Adventures. In this anniversary special, Robert has selected his top 10 favorite rail journeys in North America. More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing the history of North America's transportation. Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program looks at our favorite profiles, telling the unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads from across the country. A number of these profiles have been updated since their original broadcast.

9:30 PM: Rhythm, Love & Soul (My Music)

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Join Aretha Franklin and Lou Rawls along with 20 legends of R&B, Motown and soul, including Gloria Gaynor, The Manhattans, Edwin Starr, Peaches & Herb, The Spinners, Thelma Houston and many more.

Thursday 3-8-2018

7:00 PM: Idaho Experience: "Titans"

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There was a time when Joe Albertson had his first grocery store, when mining magnate Harry Magnuson was unsure about his future. Making it big in business means taking risks and putting everything on the line. But is success about more than just making money? These Idaho titans of industry are rags-to-riches stories that some people think they know - but there is more to them than you might think.

8:00 PM: Outdoor Idaho: "35th Anniversary Special"

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This hourlong special revisits some of the scenic wonders the show has explored, and examines some of the land management issues the state still faces. Along the way, there are bloopers, some favorite interviews, and tributes to guests who have passed on. Idaho singersongwriter Casey Kristofferson even performs an original song.

9:30 PM: Midsomer Murders: "The Sword of Guillaume, Part 2"

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When the Causton Chamber of Commerce takes a bus trip to Brighton, a serial killer swinging an ancient sword decapitates some of the members in the seaside resort. Guest stars include Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), Tim McInnerny (Black Adder) and Neil Dudgeon as John Barnaby.

Friday 3-9-2018

9:00 PM: JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala

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Enjoy performances from Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Gene Kelly and more in this presidential gala event taped in 1961 but never broadcast on television.

10:30 PM: Rick Steves' Tasty Europe

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Travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the continent. From dining al fresco in Rome, to joining the locals on a Madrid pub crawl, to learning the secrets of a wine lover's enoteca in Verona, Rick learns that slowing down to truly appreciate what you eat is an essential part of any great travel experience. With this special, the welcomes are warm, the kitchens are jammin' , the tables are set, and you are an honored guest.

Saturday 3-10-2018

7:30 AM: Age Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White

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AGING BACKWARDS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE provides 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.

9:00 AM: Haylie Pomroy Metabolism Revolution!

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Haylie Pomroy's METABOLISM REVOLUTION! is a completely NEW 60-minute fundraising special demonstrating the proven power of her Metabolism Revolution diet. The program follows real people from around the country for over 6 months - a school teacher from Indiana, a stay-at- home Mom from Oregon, an educational professional from Los Angeles, a former NFL football player from New Orleans, and many more. We hear their stories and struggles, we watch them transform their lives, and we celebrate their weight loss and health victories!

10:30 AM: Survival Guide for Pain-Free Living with Peggy Cappy

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Learn how easy-to-do stretches and other yoga moves can help relieve pain. Peggy Cappy joins yoga and neuromuscular therapist Lee Albert to offer effective strategies for alleviating symptoms and moving towards a pain-free life.

11:30 AM: Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love (My Music)

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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.

1:00 PM: Emmylou Harris - at the Ryman

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Celebrate 125 years of live entertainment at the Ryman with Harris and her acoustic band the Nash Ramblers in a re-creation of their mesmerizing 1991 concert, which helped spearhead efforts to refurbish the century-old home of the Grand Ole Opry.

2:30 PM: Great Performances: "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy"

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Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway's golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin's, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. More recently, Broadway babies such as Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman and Andrew Lippa represent a sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. Filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses on this central question left largely unaddressed in his Emmy-winning Broadway: The American Musical, combining interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century.

4:30 PM: Transatlantic Sessions

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For more than 20 years, Jerry Douglas, the dobro master from Nashville, and Aly Bain, the Shetland fiddle virtuoso, have been inviting their friends from both sides of the pond to get together and play. And friends in this case include the likes of Alison Krauss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bela Fleck, and James Taylor, to name a few. As some of the world's best singer-songwriters start playing just for the sake of the music with no audience but themselves, something special happens.

5:30 PM: Great Performances: "Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages"

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With his rich voice, larger-than-life personality, childlike charm, generous figure, and happy-go-lucky style, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence beyond the limits of Italian opera - to stadium concerts and pop collaborations. This program includes operatic arias, Neapolitan songs, and popular duets with Bono, Sting, Vanessa Williams and Eric Clapton.

7:00 PM: Doo Wop Generations (My Music)

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Celebrate the new generation of Doo Wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch. Performers include Kenny Vance & the Planotones, The Duprees, The Whiptones, Charlie Thomas' Drifters, The Modern Gentlemen and many more.

9:06 PM: Hans Zimmer - Live In Prague

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In the concert special, world-renowned film composer Hans Zimmer, joined by a 72-piece ensemble that includes the Czech National Symphonic Orchestra and a choir, delights the sold-out audience with selections from his storied career. Zimmer has scored more than 120 films, and has been honored with an Academy Award, two Golden Globes, three Grammys, an American Music Award and a Tony award. In 2003, ASCAP presented him with the prestigious Henry Mancini Award for lifetime achievement for his impressive and influential body of work.

Sunday 3-11-2018

10:00 AM: Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years

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"Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years" hosted by Meredith Vieira, sheds light on the complex and sometimes confusion information around healthy aging. Based on the latest scientific research, this documentary program carves a path toward understanding what it means as we age and how the latest information can help you master your life as you age.

11:30 AM: The Brain Body Mind Connection with Dr. Rudy Tanzi & Dr. Deepak Chopra

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Discover what you can do now to keep your brain healthy, increase energy, sleep better, help prevent dementia and more. Two pre-eminent leaders in brain-mind-body medicine answer pressing questions about brain health.

1:00 PM: Ireland's Wild Coast

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A personal journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Emmy award winning wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland's rugged Atlantic coast - the place he chooses to make his home after 30 years spent shooting some of the world's most celebrated wildlife films. The series will follow Colin from the southwest corner of the island to finish on the tip of Northern Ireland. Along the way, he gives intimate personal insights into the wild animals and wild places he discovers. We begin on Skellig Rocks - stormbound ocean pinnacles off the southwestern corner where early Christian monks built a monastery on the summit almost 1500 years ago. His next stop is the deserted Great Blasket Island, home to a wildlife spectacle more familiar from Antarctica - vast numbers of Seals coming ashore in winter to fight, mate and moult before he heads inland in search of the island's last surviving herd of Red Deer from prehistoric times. Back on the coast he goes on the trail of Humpback Whales which are making their mark in Irish waters returning year after year in increasing numbers before heading north along the coast to meet a lonely dolphin who has set up residence off Ireland's striking Burren region. Colin ends in Clew Bay, an iconic inlet half way up Ireland's west coast and the place Colin chose to make his home after decades traveling the world.

4:00 PM: Rick Steves' Festive Europe

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Follow Rick through Europe as he joins Europeans celebrating life. He ventures into the reveler-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, and runs with the bulls in Pamplona. He stops to dine at an exclusive men's club in the Basque country, and embraces high culture in Vienna.

4:30 PM: National Park Symphony - The Mighty Five

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Celebrate the grandeur and majesty of Utah's five national parks set to glorious music from the Utah Symphony. See stunning iconic images, grand vistas and secret locations in Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Arches National Parks.

5:30 PM: Mister Rogers: It's You I Like

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Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series.

7:00 PM: Outdoor Idaho: "Where The Road Ends"

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Ever wondered what's at the end of the road? In this hour-long special, we'll visit some of Idaho's end-of-the-road places, like Atlanta, Chesterfield, Big Creek, Castle Peak, Bayview, Joyce Ranch, and Paradise.

8:30 PM: Little Women: A Timeless Story

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MASTERPIECE executive producer Rebecca Eaton hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming series. Based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, the series features an all-star cast including Emily Watson, Michael Gambon and Angela Lansbury.

9:30 PM: Sgt. Pepper's Musical Revolution

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Monday 3-12-2018

7:00 PM: Idaho From Above

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With more contiguous wilderness than any state outside of Alaska, the best way to capture Idaho's remote and rugged landscapes is from the air. Idaho from Above was filmed from a helicopter and acquired in 5K - a format more than 5 times greater resolution than HD. Fly with us and enjoy this jewel of the West - wild, mountainous, cracked with desert canyons and flowing with rivers of life.

8:00 PM: 70s Soul Superstars (My Music)

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Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, Heatwave, the Trammps and the Emotions.

Tuesday 3-13-2018

7:00 PM: Everly Brothers - Harmonies From Heaven

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8:30 PM: Legacy In Stone

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In 1961, an amazing discovery of ancient Clovis points (a projectile point similar to an arrowhead, knapped from flint or a similar mineral) was uncovered on the Bill Simon farm in Fairfield, Idaho. Twin Falls residents Jim Paxton, Al Frost and Jim Woods team up with producer Mark Bork for a documentary about what is known today as the Simon Collection. Estimated to be 12,000 years old, this cache of more than 30 Clovis points is now on display at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science at the College of Southern Idaho. Northwest archeologists come together in the film to demonstrate the art, science and skill of flintknapping, which created these exquisite ancient artifacts.

10:00 PM: The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum

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Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"- for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind."

Wednesday 3-14-2018

7:00 PM: Nature: "H Is for Hawk: A New Chapter"

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Helen Macdonald's best-selling book H Is for Hawk told the saga of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. Now she digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild and raising a goshawk of her own.

8:30 PM: Rocktopia Live In Budapest: A Classical Revolution

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Immerse yourself in this revolutionary performance that fuses classical music with classic rock in a concert filmed live at the Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest. From Mozart to Queen, this concert delivers one-of-a-kind musical arrangements.

Thursday 3-15-2018

7:00 PM: Rosalie Sorrels: Way Out In Idaho

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The native Idahoan and nationally known singer-songwriter-storyteller appears in concert with friends in this IdahoPTV-produced performance documentary. Onstage with her in Hailey's Liberty Theatre are musicians from Idaho and across the country. Other friends, who have known and worked with Sorrels for decades - Pete Seeger, Nanci Griffith, Jean Ritchie, Terry Garthwaite, Utah Phillips and more - describe Sorrels' special talents, unique qualities and contributions to musical history and lore.

8:30 PM: Outdoor Idaho: "Beyond The White Clouds"

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It's some of the most dazzlingly diverse country in the West, deserving of the gold standard of protection. In this hour-long Special, the Outdoor Idaho crew visits the three new wilderness areas in the center of Idaho - the White Clouds, the Hemingway-Boulders, and the Jim McClure-Jerry Peak Wilderness - to tell the fascinating 50-year story of how the threat of an open-pit molybdenum mine eventually led to a unanimous vote for Wilderness in Congress. This program also examines some of the major battles yet to be decided.

Friday 3-16-2018

9:00 PM: Alan Jackson Precious Memories

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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."

10:30 PM: George Perris: Live In New York from Jazz at Lincoln Center

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George Perris makes his New York debut performing at one of the most prestigious halls in the world: Lincoln Center. The exciting, young international crossover pop crooner's show, directed by Mark Portman (Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Josh Groban), takes the audience on an inspiring and dynamic journey of repertoire in three languages with a stunning backdrop of New York City and Central Park at night. Throughout the evening, George presents songs from his upcoming debut, the English-language release "Picture This," as well as a few of his favorite French and Greek songs. George's uniquely powerful, yet pure voice is the perfect instrument to interpret the genuine emotion of his songs. Highlights of the evening are "Humana" (which made the audience laugh and sing along to the rhythm), the heart-breaking "Shine" (cowritten by Perris), and his power-house rendition of Michel Legrand's classic "I Will Wait For You."

Saturday 3-17-2018

7:00 AM: Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White

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Miranda Esmonde-White, The New York Timesbest-selling author of Aging Backwards, addresses the topic of chronic pain in her new pledge special FOREVER PAINLESS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE. The program provides a groundbreaking and eye-opening education on pain and its causes, and offers a new approach to pain management. Through compelling interviews from world-renowned health professionals attesting to the power of the body to rid itself of pain with the right approach to pain relief and management, FOREVER PAINLESS presents an accessible and widely available solution to the current pain epidemic, inspiring audiences to take their health into their own hands. In addition, interviews with individuals who have cured their chronic pain through gentle, daily exercise offer audiences moving stories of those who have suffered and triumphed.

8:00 AM: America's Home Cooking: B Is for Bacon

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Hosted by Chris Fennimore, AMERICA'S HOME COOKING: B IS FOR BACON spotlights the ingredient that has become a national obsession and demonstrates bacon is not only for breakfast! From appetizers, soups and salads, to main courses, pasta, desserts and even candy(!), the program features an enticing collection of recipes that show the sweet and savory sides of this favorite food, such as bacon asiago polenta, bacon and Nutella French toast, and bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos.

9:00 AM: Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

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In Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD, Dr. Amen talks about how you can improve your memory and even rescue it if you think it's headed for trouble. This very simple idea to strengthen a person's memory is based on treating the 11 major risk factors that destroy brain function. Most of these risk factors are either preventable or treatable. Dr Amen has developed the mnemonic "BRIGHT MINDS" to help you remember the 11 major risk factors. Knowing one's risk factors and how to overcome them is critical to rescuing one's memory. Your brain's history is NOT your destiny. You can make your brain better with this powerful program from Dr. Daniel Amen.

11:00 AM: Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

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We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others.

1:00 PM: Concert for George

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Celebrate George Harrison's life in this 2002 memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall with performances of his music from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Billy Preston and more. Available for the first time in high-definition.

3:30 PM: Rick Steves' Heart of Italy

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In RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY, Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture: sleeping at an agriturismo (a farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made (and eaten), and hiking down into ancient and fragrant wine cellars. Then he tours Assisi, with its inspirational story of St. Francis, its stop-and-smell-God's-roses spirituality, its delicate Giotto masterpieces, and its awe-inspiring basilica. In Siena, Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race - the venerable Palio - and marvels at cultural treasures from the city's glory days, when it rivaled Florence for dominance in Tuscany. He finishes with the ultimate Riviera getaway: the Cinque Terre, where he gets to know each of the "five lands" - from the dramatic, vineyard-surrounded Vernazza to hardscrabble Riomaggiore, to the pint-sized resort of Monterosso. Fishing for anchovies, sipping wine out of rustic barrels, bringing flowers to hilltop cemeteries, and savoring twinkling Mediterranean vistas, Rick visits his favorite stretch of Mediterranean coastline. From hill towns to harbors, and from vino rosso to Giotto, RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY savors the good life in the Italian heartland.

4:30 PM: Celtic Woman - Homecoming: Ireland

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Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland's centuries-old heritage in this 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.

6:30 PM: Lawrence Welk: Precious Memories

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This program of spiritual hymns, inspirational songs and gospel medleys features stars from the Welk Musical Family including: Norma Zimmer, the Lennon Sisters, Jo Ann Castle, Ralna English, Guy Hovis, Mary Lou Metzger, Jack Imel, Tom Netherton, Ken Delo, Dick Dale, Gail Farrell, Bob Ralston and Joe Feeney. Special guests are Chris Feeney and Tim Padilla. The Welk Champagne Music Makers are under the direction of John Bahler.

8:30 PM: Outdoor Idaho: "Into the Pioneers"

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Positioned between glamorous Sun Valley and desolate Craters of the Moon, the Pioneer Mountains are, for many, just a blank spot on the map. But this year the Outdoor Idaho crew set out to change that, exploring the low lands and the highest peaks, and along the way interviewing ranchers and geologists, outfitters and miners, biologists and explorers. This is Idaho's second highest mountain range, with a rich history and diverse wildlife that will both inspire and intrigue, in a new hour-long special called "Into the Pioneers."

10:00 PM: Jimmy Buffett: Buried Treasure

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Explore the musical roots of the popular performer during his "pre-beach" years through historical recordings, great stories and in-concert performances. Includes some of his earliest demo recordings, restored and being released for the first time.

Sunday 3-18-2018

10:00 AM: The Forever Wisdom of Dr. Wayne Dyer

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Celebrate the iconic thinker's wisdom teachings and unique ability to translate abstract ideas into down-to-earth lessons that can be applied to everyday life. This inspirational memorial tribute includes memorable stories, both funny and soulful.

1:00 PM: This Land Is Your Land (My Music)

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Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.

2:30 PM: Jesus: Countdown to Calvary

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Regardless of one's religious beliefs, there is no denying the impact Jesus of Nazareth has had on world history, particularly the events surrounding his death. In JESUS: COUNTDOWN TO CALVARY Hugh Bonneville, well-known actor and a Cambridge theology graduate, travels to Jerusalem in search of answers. Meeting with academic experts and spiritual leaders, Bonneville deconstructs the week leading up to Jesus's death and untangles the complex factors that resulted in his crucifixion. Exploring questions that have provided more than 2000 years of debate, the documentary offers fascinating insight from both religious and historical angles.

3:30 PM: Transatlantic Sessions

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For more than 20 years, Jerry Douglas, the dobro master from Nashville, and Aly Bain, the Shetland fiddle virtuoso, have been inviting their friends from both sides of the pond to get together and play. And friends in this case include the likes of Alison Krauss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bela Fleck, and James Taylor, to name a few. As some of the world's best singer-songwriters start playing just for the sake of the music with no audience but themselves, something special happens.

6:00 PM: Idaho Experience: "Titans"

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There was a time when Joe Albertson had his first grocery store, when mining magnate Harry Magnuson was unsure about his future. Making it big in business means taking risks and putting everything on the line. But is success about more than just making money? These Idaho titans of industry are rags-to-riches stories that some people think they know - but there is more to them than you might think.

7:00 PM: Outdoor Idaho: "35th Anniversary Special"

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This hourlong special revisits some of the scenic wonders the show has explored, and examines some of the land management issues the state still faces. Along the way, there are bloopers, some favorite interviews, and tributes to guests who have passed on. Idaho singersongwriter Casey Kristofferson even performs an original song.

8:33 PM: Celtic Thunder X

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A brand new show to celebrate 10 Years of Celtic Thunder with a fantastic performance featuring 27 new songs including traditional and contemporary Irish songs, classic hits, love songs, nostalgic songs and fun retro songs drawn from the soundtrack of our lives. A variety of solo and ensemble numbers featuring something for everyone and showcases the magic that turned Celtic Thunder into a household name in 2008.