A program guide for members of Prairie Public Broadcasting March 2013
Celtic Thunder: Mythology
Daniel O’Donnell: From the Heartland
Tune in to see this new concert special from Celtic Thunder and learn how you can get tickets to see the group perform live in concert at the Pantages Playhouse in Winnipeg on September 18. Tune in Thursday, March 7, at 7:00 p.m. (CT).
Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell and his melodic voice are returning to public television with a new concert special. He’ll charm his way into your heart with a mix of country, pop hits, and fan favorites. Be with us Friday, March 8, at 8:00 p.m. (CT).
You’ll want to tune in as members of Celtic Thunder stop by the Prairie Public television studio on March 7 to personally introduce their new concert special, Mythology Mythology.. And on March 8, Daniel O’Donnell will be in the Prairie Public studio to ramp up excitement for his new concert special, From the Heartland Heartland..
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March Prime Time Television Programs Visit www.prairiepublic.org for the most up-to-date schedules, including Prairie Public’s multicast schedules. Programming may change with little or no notice. Programs are listed in Central Time. Prairie Public local television productions are highlighted in blue.
1 Friday 7:00 Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 7:30 Prairie Pulse Fargo Film Festival Director Emily Beck fi 8:00 North Dakota Legislative Review 2013 8:30 Moments to Remember: My Music fi 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside Washington
7:00 Celtic Woman—Believe fi 9:00 Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Asia Biz Forecast
6 Wednesday 7:00 Nature Echo: An Elephant to Remember ⁄ 8:30 Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming fi 10:00 Rick Steves’ Europe with Abandon! fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside E Street fi
7 Thursday 2 Saturday 9:00 a.m. America’s Home Cooking: What’s for Dinner? fi Noon Market to Market 12:30 p.m. Almanac 1:30 ADD & Mastering It! fi 3:00 Suze Orman’s Money Class fi 5:00 Unleash the Power of the Female Brain with Dr. Daniel Amen fi 7:00 Aaron Neville: Doo Wop: My True Story fi 8:30 The Bee Gees: One Night Only fi 10:00 Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 (My Music) fi Midnight To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe 12:30 John McLaughlin’s One on One
7:00 Celtic Thunder Mythology fi 10:00 Rick Steves’ European Insights fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Scully/The World Show
8 Friday 7:00 Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 7:30 Victor Borge: Comedy in Music! fi 8:00 Daniel O’Donnell from the Heartland fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside Washington
9 Saturday 3 Sunday Noon Dr. Christiane Northrup: Menopause and Beyond—New Wisdom for Women fi 2:00 p.m. Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Skills fi 4:00 Trains Around North America fi 7:00 Lawrence Welk’s Big Band Splash fi 9:00 The Tenors: Lead with Your Heart fi 10:30 Great Performances Jackie Evancho: Dream with me in Concert fi Midnight Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 12:30 Prairie Pulse Fargo Film Festival Director Emily Beck fi
4 Monday 7:00 A ’60s Pop Flashback: Hullabaloo (My Music) fi 9:00 The British Beat (My Music) fi 10:00 Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
9:00 a.m. America’s Home Cooking: Chocolate fi Noon Market to Market 12:30 p.m. Almanac 1:30 Sewing with Nancy 30th Anniversary Special fi 2:30 Painting with Paulson: Beyond the Canvas fi 4:00 Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild fi 7:00 Paul Anka Live in Switzerland— The Avo Session fi 8:30 He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley fi 10:00 ’60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) fi Midnight To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe 12:30 John McLaughlin’s One on One
10 Sunday 1:00 p.m. Hopeful Aging with Dr. John Zeisel fi 2:00 Ed Slott’s Retirement Rescue for 2013 fi 4:00 Dr. Wayne Dyer: Wishes Fulfilled fi
7:00 Lawrence Welk: Precious Memories fi 9:00 Victor Borge: Comedy in Music! fi 10:30 Over Hawai’i fi Midnight Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 12:30 Daniel O’Donnell from the Heartland fi
11 Monday 7:00 Big Band Vocalists (My Music) fi 9:00 Under the Streetlamp fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
12 Tuesday 7:00 Great Performances Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino fi 9:00 Il Volo Takes Flight fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Asia Biz Forecast
3:00 3 Steps to Incredible Health! With Joel Fuhrman, M.D. fi 5:00 When They Were Kings: The NDSU-UND Rivalry fi 7:00 Andrae Crouch Live in Los Angeles fi 8:30 My Family › 9:00 My Family › 10:00 The Weavers: Wasn’t That a Time! fi Midnight To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe 12:30 John McLaughlin’s One on One
17 Sunday 1:00 p.m. Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal Barnard fi 2:30 Shift Happens! Live an Inspired Life with Dr. Robert Holden fi 4:00 The Irish Rovers: Home in Ireland fi 5:30 Daniel O’Donnell from the Heartland fi 8:00 Celtic Thunder: Mythology fi 11:00 Horses of the West: America’s Love Story fi Midnight Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 12:30 Celtic Thunder Mythology fi
13 Wednesday 7:00 When They Were Kings: The NDSU-UND Rivalry fi 9:00 An Evening with Jerry Lewis: Live from Las Vegas fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside E Street fi
14 Thursday 7:00 Horses of the West: America’s Love Story fi 8:00 Doc Martin ⁄ 9:00 Doc Martin ⁄ 10:00 Rick Steves’ European Insights fi 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Scully/The World Show
18 Monday 7:00 Antiques Roadshow fi 8:00 Prairie Mosaic Annie Humphrey, FargoMoorhead Symphony Orchestra’s conductor search, Saint John’s Pottery Program fi 8:30 Key Ingredients fi 9:00 After Words fi 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
19 Tuesday 7:00 Time Team Special Edition fi 9:00 Frontline 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Asia Biz Forecast
15 Friday 7:00 Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 7:30 Magic Moments—The Best of ’50s Pop (My Music) fi 9:30 Il Divo: Live in London fi 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside Washington
16 Saturday 9:00 a.m. America’s Home Cooking: Dinner for Two fi Noon Market to Market 12:30 p.m. Almanac 1:30 Sewing with Nancy: Sewing A to Z fi
20 Wednesday 7:00 Nature The Loneliest Animals ⁄ 8:00 NOVA Smartest Machine on Earth fi 9:00 Secrets of the Dead The World’s Biggest Bomb ⁄ 10:00 Almanac: At the Capitol 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside E Street fi
21 Thursday 7:00 This Old House Hour fi 8:00 Doc Martin ⁄
9:00 The Aviators fi 9:30 Bluegrass Underground ⁄ 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Scully/The World Show
High School (part 2 of 2) ⁄ 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Asia Biz Forecast
27 Wednesday 22 Friday 7:00 Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 7:30 Prairie Pulse UND Dept. of Petroleum Engineering Chair Dr. Steve Benson fi 8:00 North Dakota Legislative Review 2013 8:30 From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts ⁄ 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside Washington
23 Saturday 7:00 Globe Trekker London City Guide I ⁄ 8:00 Yes, Prime Minister › 8:30 The Cafe › 9:00 Keeping Up Appearances › 9:30 My Family › 10:00 EastEnders › 11:00 Austin City Limits The Civil Wars/ Punch Brothers ⁄ Midnight To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe 12:30 John McLaughlin’s One on One
24 Sunday 7:00 Lawrence Welk Show The Irish Show fi 8:00 Live from Lincoln Center Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway... All of ’Em! ⁄ 9:00 Masterpiece Contemporary The Song of Lunch · 10:00 The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club fi 11:00 EastEnders › Midnight Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 12:30 Prairie Pulse UND Dept. of Petroleum Engineering Chair Dr. Steve Benson fi
25 Monday 7:00 Antiques Roadshow fi 8:00 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School (part 1 of 2) ⁄ 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
26 Tuesday 7:00 Tavis Smiley Reports Education Under Arrest ⁄ 8:00 180 Days: A Year Inside an American
7:00 Nature River of No Return ⁄ 8:00 NOVA Hunting the Elements ⁄ 10:00 Almanac: At the Capitol 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside E Street fi
28 Thursday 7:00 This Old House Hour fi 8:00 Doc Martin ⁄ 9:00 The Aviators fi 9:30 Bluegrass Underground ⁄ 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Scully/The World Show
29 Friday 7:00 Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 7:30 Prairie Pulse fi 8:00 North Dakota Legislative Review 2013 8:30 American Masters Philip Roth: Unmasked ⁄ 10:00 After You’ve Gone › 10:30 Nightly Business Report 11:00 Charlie Rose Midnight Tavis Smiley 12:30 Inside Washington
30 Saturday 7:00 Globe Trekker London City Guide II ⁄ 8:00 Yes, Prime Minister › 8:30 The Cafe › 9:00 Keeping Up Appearances › 9:30 My Family › 10:00 EastEnders › 11:00 Austin City Limits Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples ⁄ Midnight To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe 12:30 John McLaughlin’s One on One
31 Sunday 7:00 Lawrence Welk Show Easter fi 8:00 Call the Midwife ™ 9:00 Masterpiece Classic Mr. Selfridge, Part 1 ⁄ 11:00 EastEnders › Midnight Washington Week with Gwen Ifill 12:30 Prairie Pulse fi
Overnight Schedule Programs are listed in Central Time. 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School 3/27, 3/28, 2 a.m. A ’60s Pop Flashback: Hullabaloo (My Music) 3/6, 1 a.m. Aaron Neville: Doo Wop: My True Story 3/3, 5:30 a.m. After Words 3/20, 3 a.m. American Woodshop 3/24, 3/31, 6:30 a.m. Andrae Crouch Live in Los Angeles 3/18, 3:30 a.m. Antiques Roadshow 3/20, 3/27, 1 a.m. Austin City Limits 3/24, 3/31, 4 a.m. The Aviators Saturdays, Mondays, 3 a.m., except 3/9, 3/11, 3/16, 3/18 Battle for the Elephants 3/1, 3 a.m. Big Band Vocalists (My Music) 3/13, 1 a.m. Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes 3/7, 3 a.m. Bluegrass Underground Saturdays, Mondays, 3:30 a.m., except 3/9, 3/11, 3/16, 3/18 The British Beat (My Music) 3/6, 3 a.m. Celtic Thunder: Mythology 3/9, 1 a.m.; 3/18, 12:30 a.m. Celtic Woman—Believe 3/7, 1 a.m. Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming 3/8, 2:30 a.m. Daniel O’Donnell from the Heartland 3/11, 12:30 a.m.; 3/19, 1 a.m. Doc Martin 3/16, 3/23, 3/25, 3/30, 2 a.m. Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 (My Music) 3/11, 3 a.m. European Journal Sundays, 1 a.m. An Evening with Jerry Lewis: Live from Las Vegas 3/15, 3 a.m. Fargo Film Festival Preview Show 2013 3/2, 3/4, 2 a.m. Frontline 3/21, 3 a.m. Globe Trekker 3/24, 3/31, 3 a.m. Great Decisions in Foreign Policy 3/4, 3/25, 1:30 a.m. Great Performances Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino 3/14, 1 a.m.; Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me in Concert 3/19, 3:30 a.m. He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley 3/10, 4:30 a.m. Horses of the West: America’s Love Story 3/10, 6 a.m.; 3/16, 1 a.m. Il Divo: Live in London 3/17, 5 a.m. Il Volo Takes Flight 3/14, 3 a.m. Innerviews with Ernie Manouse Sundays, 1:30 a.m. Inside Washington Sundays, 2 a.m. Lawrence Welk Show 3/26, 1 a.m.
Lawrence Welk: Precious Memories 3/12, 1 a.m. The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club 3/26, 3 a.m. Magic Moments—The Best of ’50s Pop (My Music) 3/17, 3 a.m. Market Warriors 3/20, 2 a.m. Masterpiece Contemporary The Song of Lunch 3/26, 2 a.m. McLaughlin Group Sundays, 2:30 a.m. Moments to Remember: My Music 3/3, 3 a.m. My Generation 3/24, 3/31, 5 a.m. Nature 3/8, 3/22, 3/29, 1 a.m. Need To Know 3/4, 3/25, 1 a.m. Nightly Business Report Saturdays, 5 a.m. NOVA 3/22, 3/29, 2 a.m. P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table 3/24, 3/31, 5:30 a.m. Painting with Paulson 3/24, 3/31, 6 a.m. Paul Anka Live in Switzerland—The Avo Session 3/10, 3 a.m. The PBS NewsHour Tuesday-Saturday, 4 a.m., except 3/5-3/7, 3/12-3/15, 3/19 Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe 3/12, 4:30 a.m.; 3/17, 6:30 a.m. Rick Steves’ Europe with Abandon! 3/7, 3/15, 4:30 a.m. Rick Steves’ European Insights 3/5, 3/13, 4:30 a.m. Schools That Change Communities 3/1, 1 a.m. Secrets of the Dead 3/22, 3 a.m. Stokes: An American Dream 3/2, 3/4, 2:30 a.m. Tavis Smiley Saturdays, 5:30 a.m. Tavis Smiley Reports 3/28, 1 a.m. The Tenors: Lead with Your Heart 3/5, 3 a.m. That’s All: Johnny and His Musical Mates 3/1, 2 a.m. This Old House Hour Saturdays, 1 a.m., except 3/9, 3/16; Mondays, 4 a.m., except 3/11, 3/18 Time Team Special Edition 3/21, 1 a.m. Under the Streetlamp 3/13, 3 a.m. Victor Borge: Comedy in Music! 3/12, 3 a.m.; 3/14, 4:30 a.m. When They Were Kings: The NDSU-UND Rivalry 3/15, 1 a.m.
March Daytime Television Programs Saturdays 6:00 a.m. Studio One except 3/16 6:00 NOVA ⁄ (3/16) 7:00 Campus News except 3/16, 3/30 7:00 Overheard with Evan Smith fi (3/16, 3/30) 7:30 McLaughlin Group 8:00 Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack 8:30 Inside E Street fi 9:00 Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen fi (3/23, 3/30) 9:30 Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence fi (3/23, 3/30) 10:00 The Cooking Odyssey fi (3/23, 3/30) 10:30 Pati’s Mexican Table fi (3/23, 3/30) 11:00 Lidia’s Italy in America fi (3/23, 3/30) 11:30 Taste This! fi (3/23, 3/30) noon Market to Market 12:30 Almanac 1:30 Beads, Baubles and Jewels fi (3/23, 3/30) 2:00 Sewing with Nancy fi (3/23, 3/30) 2:30 Quilting Arts fi (3/23, 3/30) 3:00 American Woodshop fi (3/23, 3/30) 3:30 Painting with Paulson fi (3/23, 3/30) 4:00 P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table fi (3/23, 3/30) 4:30 My Generation fi (3/23, 3/30) 5:00 Prairie Pulse fi (3/23, 3/30) 5:30 North Dakota Legislative Review 2013 (3/23, 3/30) 6:00 This Old House Hour fi (3/23, 3/30) Sundays 7:00 a.m. Sesame Street æ 8:00 Bob the Builder æ 8:30 Raggs æ 9:00 Wild Animal Baby Explorers fi 9:30 Thomas & Friends æ 10:00 Martha Speaks æ 10:30 Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series fi Curiosity Quest begins 3/24 11:00 Enviropals! fi 11:30 The Electric Company æ noon Great Performances at the Met The Tempest ⁄ (3/24) (2½ hrs) noon SciGirls fi except 3/3, 3/24 12:30 My Generation fi except 3/3, 3/24 1:00 Second Opinion fi (3/31) 1:30 The Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: A Surprise in Texas fi (3/31) (90 mins) 3:00 Globe Trekker ⁄ (3/24, 3/31) 4:00 Doc Martin ⁄ (3/24, 3/31) 5:00 Moyers & Company (3/24, 3/31) 6:00 Antiques Roadshow fi (3/24, 3/31) Weekdays 5:00 a.m. Prairie Public Instructional Resources (PPIR) 6:30 Martha Speaks æ 7:00 Curious George æ 7:30 The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! æ 8:00 Super Why! æ 8:30 Dinosaur Train æ
9:00 Sesame Street æ 10:00 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood æ 10:30 Sid the Science Kid æ except 3/25, 3/29 10:00 Sid the Science Kid: The Movie æ (3/25, 3/29) (90 mins) 11:00 WordWorld æ except 3/25, 3/29 11:30 Barney & Friends æ except 3/25, 3/29 noon Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo æ 12:30 Clifford the Big Red Dog æ 1:00 Caillou æ 1:30 Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman æ 2:00 Cyberchase æ 2:30 Maya & Miguel æ 3:00 Arthur æ 3:30 WordGirl æ 4:00 Wild Kratts æ 4:30 The Electric Company æ 5:00 BBC World News America 5:30 PBS NewsHour 6:30 Keeping Up Appearances › After You’ve Gone begins 3/15 Symbol Key fi General audience æ Suitable for all children æ Directed to children age 7 and older ⁄ Parental guidance suggested
*Special membership drive programs air March 1–17. See the prime time schedule for details.
Don’t miss this Sunday afternoon at The Met Join us Sunday, March 24, at noon (CT) to be amazed by The Met premiere of the contemporary masterpiece The Tempest, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare’s final play. In this fantastical new production by Robert Lepage, Simon Keenlyside leads the cast as the exiled magician Prospero, a role he created at the opera’s 2004 world premiere. The opera also stars Isabel Leonard as Prospero’s daughter, Miranda; Alek Shrader as the shipwrecked prince, Ferdinand; Alan Oke as the monstrous island native Caliban; and Audrey Luna in the stratospheric coloratura role of the air spirit Ariel.
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Radio Features New in March
A patchwork of people, sounds, and stories... Tune in at noon Saturdays Radiolab is an experiential exploration of themes and ideas. It’s a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. Radiolab experiments with sound and style—allowing science to fuse with culture, and information to sound like music. Hosted by Jad Abumrad with co-host Robert Krulwich, Radiolab is designed for listeners who demand skepticism but appreciate wonder; who are curious about the world, but also want to be moved and surprised.
…and ideas worth spreading. Listen for it Sundays at noon An idea is the one gift that you can hang on to even after you’ve given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour—an investigation of astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create. Hosted by Guy Raz, each show is centered on a common theme—such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections—and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life.
The Saturday Schedule Wacky. Intellectual. Diverse. Tune in Saturdays for the finest that radio has to offer. 9:00 a.m. (CT) Car Talk For more than two decades, Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers) have been America’s funniest auto mechanics. 10:00 a.m. (CT) Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! For a whip-smart approach to the week’s news and newsmakers, listen no further than this oddly informative news quiz from NPR.
1:00 p.m. (CT) The Vinyl Café You’ll love these stories about Dave, owner of the second-hand record store where the motto is “We may not be big, but we’re small.”
2:00 p.m. (CT) Travel with Rick Steves Rick describes exciting destinations, but he also discusses staying healthy on the road, bicycling, sabbaticals, 11:00 a.m. (CT) This American Life pilgrimages, sailing, fear of flying, Explore a theme—fiascos, conventions, the job that takes over your life—through a playful mix of monologues, and more. “found tape,” short fiction, and unusual music. 3:00 p.m. (CT) Whad’Ya Know? noon (CT) Radiolab This comedy quiz show features This is a show where sound illuminates ideas, and Michael Feldman, who calls himself the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, the host and “Kosher Beefcake.” and human experience. It also features some great music. Tune in Tuesday, March 19, at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. (CT) for We Always had to Sing: German-Russian Music in the Old Days.
Don’t miss your favorites... the Jim Cullum Jazz Band and Riverwalk Jazz is moving to Fridays at 9:00 p.m. (CT).
Where’s the Radio Schedule? Find Prairie Public’s radio broadcast schedules for your area online at www.prairiepublic.org/radio, or call 800-359-6900 and we’ll be happy to send a printed copy.
March Television Highlights
Paul Anka’s debut hit single “Diana” catapulted him immediately into the Hall of Fame at the tender age of 16. The hits that followed made the Canadian singer the most successful entertainer since Elvis. In Paul Anka Live in Switzerland—The Avo Session, Anka is joined on stage by his big band and performs swingstyle renditions of hits such as “You Are My Destiny” and “My Way.” New! Saturday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. (CT) In Andraé Crouch Live in Los Angeles, the award-winning gospel singer, pianist, minister, producer, and composer takes the stage for an incredible performance. The “father of the modern gospel” performs some of his biggest hits such as “Livin’ This Kind of Life,” “Right Now,” and “The Love Medley.” New! Saturday, March 16, 7:00 p.m. (CT) Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes is a new, highdefinition program that takes us into the heat and heart of the Blenko glassworks to see how the beautiful, allhandmade glassware is created. Each piece is unique and so are the artisans and members of the Blenko family who continue this proud, 100-year tradition. New! Tuesday, March 5, 9:00 p.m. (CT)
From the sensitive beauty of elegant Arabians to a gentle nudge from a therapy horse, from the open runs of wild horses on the range to the muscle and skill of working ranch horses, Horses Of The West: America’s Love Story takes us on an emotional journey on horseback through the American West. Thursday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. (CT) It’s back by popular demand! When They Were Kings: The NDSUUND Rivalry chronicles the two great rivalries between the schools in their Division II days. This 90-minute documentary features interviews with all the key coaches and players and is an exciting tribute to the men and women who made the rivalry special. Wednesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. (CT) International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns to Great Performances to delight fans with a new concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz ... this time from a breathtaking coastal setting in Italy. Joining him on stage for Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino are trumpeter Chris Botti and David Foster as music director and at the keyboard. New! Tuesday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. (CT)
March Television Highlights Join the critically acclaimed IrishAmerican group Cherish the Ladies for an unforgettable night of entertainment. Cherish the Ladies: An Irish Homecoming features Grammy-winning musician and gifted storyteller Joanie Madden, vocalist Maura O’Connell, some of the most accomplished Irish dancers in the world, and an 11-piece string ensemble. New! Wednesday, March 6, 8:30 p.m. (CT)
Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Skills distills Rick Steves’ 30 years of travel experience into an informationrich two-hour special. Filmed on his favorite 3,000-mile “Best of Europe” loop, he shares the essential skills of smart travel— itineraries, language barriers, rental cars and trains, safety, and everything you need to know to turn your travel dreams into reality. New! Sunday, March 3, 2:00 p.m. (CT)
180 Days: A Year This month on Inside an Prairie Mosaic, American enjoy the original High music of Annie School, a Humphrey; meet four-hour, David Itkin, who is a two-part finalist in the Fargospecial, Moorhead Symphony gives space and breadth to our nation’s Orchestra’s education reform debate by examining what conductor search; and tour Saint John’s happens in a school that meets the needs of the Pottery Program with director and artist Richard most challenged students in new and sometimes Bresnahan, who explains how the program non-traditional ways. New! Monday, March 25, integrates aesthetic, scientific, humanistic, and Tuesday, March 26, 8:00 p.m. (CT) and moral approaches to sustainable living in relation to nature. New! Monday, March 18, 8:00 p.m. (CT) A ’60s Pop Flashback: Hullabaloo is the first-ever retrospective of the fondly remembered and highly influential 1965-66 NBC primetime series “Hullabaloo.” Tune in to hear great hits from the top groups of the hippest decade, including The Byrds, Sonny & Cher, Paul Revere and the Raiders, The Mamas & the Papas, Nancy Sinatra, The Four Seasons, and The Animals. New! Monday, March 4, 7:00 p.m. (CT)
In this special presentation from the United Kingdom’s groundbreaking archaeology series, Time Team Special Edition tears into the queen’s gardens in an unprecedented opportunity to unearth the secrets of Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace, where the royal finds include the foundation of a 14th-century building where Edward III honored the legendary Arthurian knights. New! Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. (CT)
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Retail in London is about to change Fancy window displays, cosmetics counters, merchandise you can touch, and other marketing breakthroughs sprang from the genius of Chicago native Harry Gordon Selfridge, who possessed guile, taste, boldness, the poise of a swindler, and the seductive charm of a Casanova— qualities that spelled success ... but also trouble. Mr. Selfridge is the true story of the man who opened the renowned London department store that bears his name. Jeremy Piven stars as the upstart American who channels the consumer culture of the future, inventing a shopping experience that is a cross between theater and fantasy fulfillment. Whatever the latest sensation, Harry hitches his star to it. Truly, in his personal life, as in his business, he is drawn to the sensational—which creates exciting complications for all concerned. Mr. Selfridge is a sumptuous new series from Masterpiece Classic airing Sundays, March 31 through May 19, at 9:00 p.m. (CT).
Call The Midwife Season 2 premieres on March 31 at 8:00 p.m (CT)—eight new episodes!