MARCH 2010 EVENINGS on wmht 17 This schedule is subject to change 8PM 8:30 9PM 9:30 10PM 10:30 1 Morristown: Where MON Antiques Roadshow: Madison, WI Dolly Madison: American Experience America Survived 2 TUE NOVA: Pluto Files FRONTLINE: Suicide Tourist Independent Lens: The Eyes of Me 3 Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Ken Burns' National Parks: America's Best Idea 1946-1980 WED Jr. 4 THU Health Link Help Wanted Joe Bonamassa: Live at the Royal Albert Hall 5 FRI Washington Week NOW on PBS Bill Moyers Journal TBD 6 British Comedy Olympics: As Time Goes By, Keeping Up Appearances, The Old Guys, After You've Gone, Posh Nosh (x2) SAT 7 Dr. Wayne Dyer: Excuses Begone SUN 8 Big Band Years Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Live MON 9 When Irish Eyes Are Smiling: An Irish Parade of Stars Tommy Makem Tribute Paul McCartney in Red Square TUE 10 The Great American Songbook with Michael Feinstein Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Live in WED Barcelona (to 11:30pm) 11 THU Health Link Help Wanted Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Classics - The 60's 12 FRI Washington Week NOW on PBS Bill Moyers Journal Paul McCartney Live in Red Square 13 B. Springsteen: Live in Joe Bonamassa (to SAT As Time Goes By Reunion Special Barcelona 1am) 14 Micheal Bolton: Live at the Royal Albert Great Performances: Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration SUN Hall (7:30pm start) 15 MON Great Scenic Railway Journeys: Celebrating America's Steam Railways 16 WMHT Favorites TUE Great Performances: James Taylor - One Man Band 17 Visions of Ireland WED When Irish Eyes Are Smiling: An Irish Parade of Stars 18 Health Link THU Help Wanted Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop 19 FRI Washington Week NOW on PBS Bill Moyers Journal Roy Orbison: In Dreams 20 Peter, Paul and Mary: Carry It On SAT 21 Soundstage: Dennis DeYoung (7:30pm Great Performances: James Taylor - One Man Band SUN start) 22 MON WMHT Favorites 23 TUE WMHT Favorites 24 WED Dance in America - NY Export: Jazz Opus Great Performances at the Met: Les Contes D'Hoffman 25 Health Link Help Wanted WMHT Favorites THU 26 FRI Washington Week NOW on PBS Bill Moyers Journal WMHT Favorites 27 SAT WMHT Favorites 28 WMHT Favorites Masterpiece Classic: Sharpe's Challenge SUN 29 Antiques Roadshow: Denver, CO Victory in the Pacific: American Experience MON 30 NOVA: Rat Attack FRONTLINE: The Quake TUE 31 Tavis Smiley Reports: MLK A Call to I.M. Pei: Building China Modern: The Street Stops Here WED Conscience American Masters 11pm or 11:30pm: Weekdays: Charlie Rose and Tavis Smiley, Sunday: NY Now then Religion & Ethics Newsweekly WEEKDAYS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS 6AM Between the Lions 6AM Assigment - The World 6AM Sesame Street 6:30 Cyberchase 6:30 Angelina Ballerina 6:30 7AM Arthur 7AM Curious George 7AM Curious George 7:30 Martha Speaks 7:30 Thomas & Friends 7:30 Sid the Science Kid 8AM Curious George Mar.6 8AM Ed Slott's Stay Rich for Life Mar.7 8AM Change Your Brain Change Your Body 8:30 Sid the Science Kid 10AM Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Classics 10AM Rick Steves Mediterranean Mosaic 9AM Super Why! Noon Ken Burn's National Parks 1851-1915 Noon Ken Burn's Civil War 9:30 Dinosaur Train 5PM The Welk Stars: Through the Years 2PM Big Band Years 10AM 7PM Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Live 4PM Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Sesame Street 10:30 Mar.13 8AM Big Band Years 6PM Ed Slott's Stay Rich for Life 11AM Clifford 10AM Magic Moments The Best of 50's Pop Mar.14 8AM Go Greener 11:30 Word World Noon Dr. Wayne Dyer: Excuses Begone 9:30 When Irish Eyes Are Smiling NOON Super Why! 3PM Big Band Years 11AM Tommy Makem Tribute 12:30 Dragon Tales 5PM Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra 11:30 Rick Steves European Insights 1PM 6:30 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Live Noon Magic Moments The Best of 50's Pop Charlie Rose (except 3/15-19) 1:30 7PM More Funny Ladies of British Comedy 2PM The Priests in Concert at 2PM Caillou! (except 3/15-19) Mar.20 8AM Great Scenic Railway Journeys: Steam Liverpool Cathedral 2:30 Dinosaur Tr. (except 3/15,18,19) 11AM Ed Slott's Stay Rich for Life 3:30 TBD 3PM Curious George 1PM The Great American Songbook 5PM Young @ Heart 3:30 Fetch! 3PM Pete Seeger: Power of Song 7:30 Michael Bolton 4PM Arthur 5PM Tim Janis: Celebrate America Mar.21 8AM WMHT Favorites 6:30 The Priests in Concert at 6PM Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player 4:30 Word Girl Liverpool Cathedral 7:30 Soundstage: Dennis DeYoung 5PM Electric Company Mar.27 8AM WMHT Favorites (to midnight) Mar.28 8AM Super Why! 5:30 Homework Hotline (Fri: Biz Kids) 8:30 Dinosaur Train 6PM BBC World News 9AM Clifford 6:30 9:30 Biz Kids PBS Newshour 7PM 10AM McLaughlin Group 7:30 World Focus 10:30 HealthLink 11AM New York Now 11:30 WMHT Favorites (to 9pm) wmht 17 March PROGRAM DESCRIPTION HIGHLIGHTS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Dolly Madison: America's "first First Lady" used her unelected position to legitimize the nation’s new capital, create a political and social style for the new country, and give Americans a sense of their own national identity. Victory in the Pacific: Focuses on massive loss of life in the Pacific towards the end of WWII, and the decisions made by leaders that finally ended the war. AMERICAN MASTERS I.M. Pei: Building China Modern: Follows the architect on a personal and architectural journey from west to east, where he was invited to design a museum to house the antiquities of his native Suzhou. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Live: Called "America's favorite little big band,” this live concert event filmed at the Ventura Theatre features the energy, fun and swing-sound this touring group is known for. Big Band Years: Features the original music hit makers and legends that define the GI and generations' memories. Nick Clooney and Peter Marshall host. British Olympics: Special evening to solicit your vote for the "best". Line up includes The Old Guys which stars Roger Lloyd Pack and Clive Swift as retired roommates, After You've Gone starring Nicholas Lyndhurst as a handyman who must move back into his ex-wife's home to look after his children, and Posh Nosh which parodies television chefs and stars Richard E. Grant. Dance in America - NY Export: Jazz Opus: A new production of choreographer Jerome Robbins’ 1958 “ballet in sneakers,” NY Export: Opus Jazz , filmed in the five boroughs of New York City. Dr. Wayne Dyer - Excuses Begone: Offers ways to learn how to overcome lifetime thinking habits that keep one from maximizing their potential. Ed Slott's Stay Rich for Life: Tax advisor and personal finance author Ed Slott, CPA, offers retirement advice. Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - the 60's: Travel back with the 1960s sound on a very big shewwwww. Includes original performances from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sly and The Family Stone, The Mamas and The Papas and many more. Faces of America: Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned Americans. FRONTLINE Suicide Tourist: Do we have the right to end our lives if life itself becomes unbearable, or when we enter the late-stages of painful, terminal illness? Filmmaker John Zaritsky offers a revealing look at people facing the most difficult decision of their lives. The Quake: Report on the disaster and the ill-coordinated relief efforts in the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Great American Songbook with Michael Feinstein: A parade of American popular songs as seen and heard in some of the most beloved films ever made. Great Performances at the Met - Les Contes D'Hoffman: Stars Joseph Calleja, Anna Netrebko and Alan Held as the demonic four villains in Jacques Offenbach’s fictionalized take on the life and loves of the German Romantic writer E.T.A. Hoffmann. Great Scenic Railway Journeys: Celebrating America's Steam Railways: Explores the impact of the steam engine by visiting seventeen of North America's most historic and scenic tourist steam railroads. INDEPENDENT LENS Eyes of Me: An up-close look at four teens who have lost their sight. Joe Bonamassa: Live at the Royal Albert Hall: Utica NY native and blues-rock guitar virtuoso Bonamassa is joined by Eric Clapton for his sold-out debut at the famed concert venue. Ken Burns' National Parks America's Best Idea: Tells the story of politicians, philanthropists and naturalists who worked to preserve many of our country's most treasured natural wonders. Magic Moments - The Best of 50's Pop: Includes artists like Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como and Doris Day: those who ruled the AM airwaves and offered music enjoyed by mom, dad and kids alike. MASTERPIECE CLASSIC Sharpe's Challenge: In 1817, soldier-adventurer Richard Sharpe comes out of retirement to quash a rebellion in India and rescue his old friend. Based on the legendary series of novels by Bernard Cornwell. Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi guest stars. NOVA Pluto Files: An cross-country journey with Neil deGrasse Tyson to explore the rise and fall of America's favorite planet. Rat Attack: Once every 48 years, bamboo known as Melocanna baccifera go into exuberant flower in parts of northeast India. And then, like clockwork, the event is followed by a massive rat population explosion. Paul McCartney Live in Red Square: On May 24, 2003, McCartney, during his first visit to Russia, performed before a rapturous crowd of 100,000 in Moscow's Red Square. The Street Stops Here: A portrait of the nation’s best high school basketball coach, Bob Hurley Sr., and his career-long struggle to inspire and motivate those around him in order to keep the doors of an inner-city Catholic school open. Visions of Ireland: A high-definition, helicopter-mounted camera provides glorious tour of the Emerald Isle.