Celebrate the golden era of swing with this glorious look at the orchestras, bandleaders and singers who ruled the radio and dance halls. Featuring Perry Como, Doris Day, Benny Goodman, Tex Beneke, Peggy Lee, The Mills Brothers and more.
Discover how to develop "skillpower," the secret to losing weight and protecting against disease. The founding director of Yale University's Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center shows us how to avoid the sneaky obstacles in our path.
Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise - from children diagnosed with autism and ADHD to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But a medical revolution is underway that can solve this problem: Astonishing new research is revealing that the health of your brain is, to an extraordinary degree, dictated by the state of your microbiome - the vast population of organisms that live in your body and out -number your own cells ten to one. What's taking place in your intestines today is determining your risk for any number of brain-related conditions. Fresh off his huge public television pledge blockbuster, BrainChange, first released in December 2013, Dr. Perlmutter explains in Brain Maker the potent interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, describing how the microbiome develops from birth and evolves based on lifestyle choices, how it can become "sick," and how nurturing gut health through a few easy strategies can alter your brain's destiny for the better. With simple dietary recommendations and a highly practical program of five steps to improving gut ecology, Brain Maker opens the door to unprecedented brain health potential.
ADD or ADHD is a national health crisis that continues to grow-yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children and adults are common and persistent. In this national public television program, psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife nurse Tana Amen take a completely new look at ADD and explain 7 unique types based on the extensive brain imaging work of the Amen Clinics on tens of thousands of ADD patients. Treating all people with ADD the same invites failure and frustration and can be a disaster, as the traditional treatments that make two of the types better can make the other 5 types worse. The show is divided into three parts. In Part One, the myths and misconceptions about ADD will be discussed as well as the hallmark ADD symptoms. In Part Two, the 7 different types of ADD will be described in detail. And, in Part Three Dr. and Mrs. Amen we'll give you a clear method for Healing ADD, including the best natural treatments. They are not opposed to medication, but think it's smart to start with lifestyle and natural treatments first.
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.
Based from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Easy Yoga for Easing Pain will feature Peggy both explaining and demonstrating why yoga can effectively alleviate the pain in painful joints. And to further reinforce the value of incorporating yoga as part of daily living, we will track five or six individuals whom Peggy has been working with to see first hand how her program has affected the quality of their lives. As part of the program, viewers will also be a fly on the wall in one of Peggy's jam-packed yoga classes. These classes include men and women from all walks of life and all ages -- teens to octogenarians. Peggy will also address larger lifestyle considerations for those dealing with pain. According to Peggy, "Yoga is only part of the healing process. Our sedentary lifestyles and poor eating habits are also fanning the flames of joint pain, and research shows that these factors can greatly exacerbate the pain in problem joints." As an instructor who walks the walk, Peggy will discuss how some of the simplest changes can make a positive and lasting impact on your daily life, and she is living proof. She will also demonstrate some of the easy changes that can be incorporated into a daily routine.
What Are You Hungry For? is a new PBS program featuring world-renowned health expert, best-selling author and educator Deepak Chopra, M.D. In this program, Dr. Chopra returns to his medical roots and lectures on the scientific, behavioral and medical basis of hunger in all its manifestations and the healthy ways to fulfill it.
Join host Nancy Zieman as she demonstrates making 12 time-saving gifts using easy rectangles and squares for patterns. Learn to use specialty fabric and trim to create handy projects and great gifts.
More than 100 million Americans suffer from frequent digestive disorders and over 65% are overweight or obese. New York Times bestselling author and digestive expert Brenda Watson, C.N.C., discusses the solution in her newest Public Television special, Skinny Gut Vibrant You. Discover the newest science showing that the gut bacteria is different between overweight and lean people. Learn how balancing your gut bacteria, the most overlooked weight-loss secret today, can change your profile to that of a lean person resulting in weight loss and vibrant health. Skinny Gut Vibrant You is a game-changing program that helps people finally lose weight and keep it off for good.
Whether you're trying to break an addiction to sugar and carbs, overcome bad habits or even improve your mood, Rena Greenberg's Easy Willpower plan can help you be at your absolute healthiest - mentally, physically and emotionally - so you can look and feel better for the rest of your life. The techniques Rena uses in Easy Willpower capitalize on the popular and effective methods of mindfulness and meditation. She gives people tips for using these techniques toward a specific goal, specifically by helping them change their internal conversation from a dominant negative voice to one that is supportive, encouraging and full of self-love. Most people acknowledge that they want the results that Rena is offering, but they have little motivation to make the changes to achieve those results. Rena makes it easy, demonstrating to viewers that, when they tap into the power of their subconscious mind, their past doesn't have to equal their future. Rena has a degree in biopsychology and is nationally board certified in biofeedback therapy and hypnotherapy. Over the last 25 years she has worked with more than 100,000 people in 75 medical centers to help them achieve dramatic weight loss. Many of her clients have lost over 100 pounds.
Thrill to the rich and soulful voices of the popular quartet as they sing world-class arrangements of classics, new compositions, and some of the world's most beloved songs, including "How Great Thou Art," "Besame Mucho" and "You Are So Beautiful."
My Music presents its first "Big Band" music retrospective featuring the biggest songs that got us through World War II and kick-started the baby boom with brassy legends that will take your members on a "Sentimental Journey". This is a very warm and nostalgic program that compiles the original hit makers and legends that define the GI and generations' memories. Peter Marshall (of the legendary Hollywood Squares) hosts this event, which for the first time mixes vintage live, rare, and unreleased footage from the Big Band days.
PASQUALE ESPOSITO CELEBRATES ENRICO CARUSO is a new public television special blending a stunning concert recorded live on the 13th Century Castello Giusso on the Amalfi Coast in Italy with travel documentary footage shot in Caruso's Naples and Sorrento as well as the United States. Enrico Caruso was the world's first international recording star, taking opera to the masses and the street vibrancy of Neapolitan songs to the world. He was the first Classical Cross Over artist, blazing the way for Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Andrea Bocelli, and other great international artists of the 21st Century.
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 Portmann (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 English 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.
From the late 1940s through early 1950s, The Ed Sullivan Show, based in the heart of New York's theatre district, presented special performances with original cast members from the most beloved stage musicals of Broadway's golden age. Not seen for decades since their original broadcasts, these rare selections include legends Ethel Merman, Joel Grey, Julie Andrews, John Raitt, Gwen Verdon, Dick Van Dyke, Richard Burton and others in songs from such classics as Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, Annie Get Your Gun, West Side Story, Sweet Charity and Camelot. This program is hosted by Broadway legend Shirley Jones. The pledge event features live -in studio pitching by show producers TJ Lubinsky and Greg Vines, along with Denise Richardson. Breaks also feature Broadway stage and screen stars Joel Gray and Shirley Jones, pop culture arts expert Rex Reed, and include many additional archival bonus clip excerpts featuring Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Carol Channing, Celeste Holmes, Robert Merrill, Pat Suzuki, Yul Brynner, and more.