Discover why healthy bones are the key to remaining mobile, engaged and independent. Bone health expert Lani Simpson guides viewers in understanding how to keep their bones strong and prevent or lessen the impact of osteoporosis.
In this program, award winning psychiatrist, brain-imaging expert and 10-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen and his wife Tana Amen, also a New York Times bestselling author and nurse, will give you 50 ways to grow your brain and their best secrets to ignite your energy and focus at any age.
The captivating new family music special Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music features the amazing 12-year-old composer, pianist, and entertainer Ethan Bortnick, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band, and the 120-member Kids Choir, in a program that had the live audience dancing in the aisles! Presented by WTTW National Productions, this program is premiering just in time for the family holiday get-togethers! Ethan performs with passion and heart - his fingers fly across the piano keys in "Minute Waltz," and the audience rocks out to "Rock Around the Clock," claps to the beat of "Lean On Me," and participates in a very enthusiastic sing-along of "Crocodile Rock." He's joined by special guests Damian McGinty of Glee and Celtic Thunder and Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit, who add even more color to the musical rainbow on stage. You will get chills when you hear "The Earth Song," and feel the power of music when Ethan performs an emotional and inspiring rendition of "We Are the World." Beyond his gifts as a consummate musician, Ethan Bortnick is a driven humanitarian, too. This moving special highlights his belief that music has a higher purpose -- an ability to emotionally connect people, encourage them to help others, and ultimately, affect change in the world, as presented in his own eloquent composition "Anything is Possible." Through his music, Ethan has already helped raise more than $30 million for children's charities and other causes across the world. Ethan Bortnick is the youngest performer ever to headline his own international concert tour, and he has so far appeared in more than 200 concerts in the United States, Canada, Brazil, South Africa and Australia. This special showcases Ethan's amazing talent, passion for music, and generous spirit...all at the ripe old age of 12!
Positive psychology authors and researchers Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan reveal how to create happier and more positive lives in the pledge special INSPIRE HAPPINESS. Using cutting-edge scientific research during the hour-long program, Michelle and Shawn offer easy-to-implement strategies to help viewers see the world in a more positive, constructive light. Drawing upon Michelle's best-selling book Broadcasting Happiness, plus studies from around the globe, they explain the scientific research behind their strategies and share compelling success stories. The strategies include: Now Steps (brainstorming small, concrete actions a person can take right now to improve their situation); Improving Flash Memories (a flash memory is the first thought that flashes into our mind when we think about a particular challenge); A "Right" Campaign, which focuses on the many things that are "right" in an individual's life; The Power Lead (the first words you say in talking with someone can set a positive or negative tone for everything that follows); and Be A Super Model (modeling positive actions). With their signature style of humor and warmth, Michelle and Shawn offer actionable techniques, combined with moving stories of everyday people, to prove that we can positively influence others.
See the past, present and future of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) through live video and interview segments taken during the annual winter tour and from the debut rock theater tour "Beethoven's Last Night," filmed in Dallas.
In RIC EDELMAN'S THE TRUTH ABOUT RETIREMENT, financial advisor Ric Edelman-host of the syndicated personal finance talk radio show The Ric Edelman Show and the television series THE TRUTH ABOUT MONEY WITH RIC EDELMAN-provides an action plan that people can use to ensure a fiscally secure retirement. With a focus on the new Social Security laws that took effect in the beginning of 2016, Ric conveys the important strategies that viewers of all ages need to plan their retirement. He also covers investment strategies and estate planning. The program is fast, entertaining and accessible, and filled with information individuals can use to make informed decisions about their financial futures.
Empower yourself with the truth about menopause in this enlightening and humorous documentary. Dispelling fear, confusion and hysteria, the film features poignant stories from real women and in-depth interviews with noted experts.
Internationally renowned for alluring stage productions and songs of heartwarming inspiration, Home For Christmas reveals for Celtic Woman what will be their newest chapter of musical enchantment to be enjoyed by the entire family. Home For Christmas stars vocalists Lisa Lambe, Susan McFadden, Meav Ni Mhaolchatha and Celtic violinist Mairead Nesbitt, performing timeless holiday favorites ("Silent Night, " I'll Be Home For Christmas," "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear," "Joy To The World") with their signature Celtic twist under the distinct musical direction of Emmy-nominated music producer, David Downes. Home For Christmas, directed by Russell Thomas and filmed at Dublin's Helix Theatre, is both a visual and aural feast. Complimented by Ireland's finest musicians comprised of a 36-piece orchestra and the 40-member Philharmonic Choir, this large-scale production promises to be a moving and festive celebration of the music cherished for generations. Since Celtic Woman's March 2005 American debut on public television, the unique all-female ensemble has emerged as a spectacular commercial success and a genuine cultural phenomenon. The adored ensemble's evocative, uplifting music has crossed over national and cultural borders to touch the hearts of a devoted fan base that spans the globe. This unique, all-female, adult contemporary ensemble has gone on to achieve world renown success by connecting directly to fans via their public television specials and international tours. Celtic Woman is able to boast over 8 million CDs and DVDs sold worldwide, multi-platinum album sales in 9 countries, and over 2.3 million concert tickets sold. Celebrate the joys of the holiday season with Celtic Woman and Home For Christmas by sharing a new tradition with your family and friends. Merry Christmas!
The young Italian trio is celebrating the holidays with their brand new special, performed before an enthusiastic audience and adoring fans amidst a backdrop of Santa hats, decorated Christmas trees, and beautifully wrapped presents. Performing with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Il Volo takes on standards like "O Holy Night," "Ave Maria, " "Silent Night," "Panis Angelicus," and "Blue Christmas." And their impish charm is on full display for upbeat renditions of "Let It Snow, " "Jingle Bell Rock," and "Feliz Navidad."
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history, charting the incredible progress made - as well as the obstacles that remain. Features conversations with Jesse Jackson, Nas and Donna Brazile.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America's changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. Features conversations with Eric Holder, Shonda Rhimes and DeRay Mckesson.
KC and The Sunshine Band host a historic reunion from the superstars of the 1970s disco and dance era. This made-for-pledge production features a mix of new live performances and classic archival clips from the disco days, including vintage performances from The Bee Gees and Donna Summer. Live highlights include: Leo Sayer returning to America for the first time in 30 years to sing "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing," A Taste of Honey reuniting for the first time in two decades to grove with "Boogie Oogie Oogie," Wild Cherry returning to the stage for the first time in three decades to "Play That Funky Music," and Martha Wash of The Weather Girls belts out "It's Raining Men."
Get an all-access pass to the seminal moments in recorded music with this compilation special with Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Beck, Bonnie Raitt, Roger Daltrey, Quincy Jones, Ringo Starr, Niles Rogers and more.
UNDER THE STREETLAMP: ROCKIN' ROUND THE CLOCK is 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 and humorous behind-the-scenes tales, the concert brings back the classic hits of Frankie Valli, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, The Beatles, Roy Orbison, Bobby Darin and many others, and magically recreates the time when singers would gather under a street lamp to sing their favorite songs.
From the late 1940s 'til the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on "The Ed Sullivan Show." This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968. From the Beatles' American television debut to the Doors' infamous one-time-only appearance to the Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, the Mamas and the Papas and more, the special focuses exclusively on full-length music performances - no plate spinners or dancing elephants - that evoke the spirit of that decade's youth movement.