To mark the 25th anniversary year of The Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber and producer Cameron Mackintosh presented the musical in a lavish, fully staged production in the sumptuous Victorian splendor of the Royal Albert Hall. Audiences were invited to join the celebration, which was broadcast to theatres around the world. Stars Ramin Karimloo as The Phantom and Sierra Boggess as Christine were joined by Barry James as Monsieur Firmin, Gareth Snook as Monsieur André, Liz Robertson as Madame Giry and Wynne Evans as Piangi, together with a cast and orchestra of more than 200 including special guest appearances. The Phantom of the Operafirst opened in 1986 at Her Majesty’s Theatre and is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra. The show has been seen in 145 cities in 27 countries, played to more than 130 million people and won more than 50 major theatre awards, including seven Tonys and three Olivier Awards in the West End. It is currently showing in London, New York, Budapest, Las Vegas, and Kyoto. In 2006, it became Broadway’s longest-running show ever.
Thu, 03/14/2013 - 8:00pm
Best-selling author and beloved teacher Dr. Wayne Dyer presents his Five Wishes Fulfilled Foundations: five steps to living from your “highest self” and thereby attracting your deepest desires. Using his trademark humor, combined with source material drawn from some of the most original American “New Thought” philosophers of the 20th century, Dr. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life, showing viewers how to create new and astonishing thought patterns while defeating unproductive and recurring habits.
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 9:30pm
Directed and produced by four-time Emmy Award winner Jim Brown, LEGENDS OF FOLK: THE VILLAGE SCENE celebrates the folk movement in Greenwich Village in the 1960s, featuring rare and stunning performances by Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary, Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Richie Havens, The Lovin’ Spoonful, The Mamas and the Papas, Don McLean, Neil Diamond, and more, along with contemporary interviews and segments.
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 8:00pm
Despite the odds, there are countless stories of the most unlikely cross-species relationships imaginable: a goat guiding a blind horse; a doe who regularly visits her Great Dane surrogate mother; a juvenile gibbon choosing to live with a family of capuchins, and so on. Instincts gone awry? The subject has mystified scientists for years. Now, NATURE investigates why animals form these special bonds. Informed by the observations of caregivers and noted scientists Temple Grandin and Marc Bekoff, the film explores what these relationships suggest about the nature of animal emotions.
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 8:00pm
This MY MUSIC special travels to London and around the UK to the places where the British Beat was born. The program features a mix of rare archival full-length performance films mixed with live performances from the Zombies, Wayne Fontana, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Gerry and the Pacemakers and many more — including sets from Chad and Jeremy, and Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone. Petula Clark hosts.
Mon, 03/11/2013 - 10:00pm
Sun, 03/17/2013 - 9:30pm
Mon, 03/18/2013 - 4:30am
3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! WITH JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D. directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese — and that number is growing just like our waistlines. Dr. Fuhrman’s revolutionary health plan is not about will power, but instead offers knowledge and a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve.
Sun, 03/10/2013 - 12:00pm
The Great War is over and the long-awaited engagement of Lady Mary and Matthew is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. Shirley MacLaine joins the much-loved cast, which includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and many others. “No family is ever what it seems from the outside,” observes Smith’s shrewd character.
Watch the entire third season of Downton Abbey with back-to-back episodes starting at 12:00pm on Sunday, March 10th.
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 8:00pm
Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney host this nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. The program's mix of live performance and archival footage takes viewers back to the era's pop music days with classic moments from Patti Page, Perry Como, Debbie Reynolds, the McGuire Sisters and more.
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 5:00pm
Award-winning travel journalist and host Rudy Maxa embarks on another round of wide-ranging adventures in the third season of the Emmy®-winning RUDY MAXA'S WORLD. This season, six lively, informative and beautifully photographed episodes follow Maxa from lush, tropical Tahiti to the charming fishing towns of Nova Scotia. In each location, Maxa offers his sophisticated take on the history, architecture, culture, cuisine and people of some of the world's great destinations, making them accessible to active and armchair travelers alike.
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 8:00pm
Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. Ed Slott's RETIREMENT RESCUE for 2013! is a fully-updated version of his hit program RETIREMENT RESCUE. The program is a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. Ed Slott's RETIREMENT RESCUE for 2013! builds on the phenomenal success of his earlier public television programs with all new information but continues with the "Slott formula" of using humor, personal stories and detailed facts from the tax code to make his points.