This special features recently re-discovered funniest and most memorable skits - a truly unparalleled collection of Victor Borge gems not to be missed. Rare archival footage from the Andy Williams Show and Perry Como Show (not seen in more than 40 years!), a classic hilarious performance from Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugural celebration from the White House, and touching, heart-felt reminiscences by his 5 children to their favorite Borge routines.
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:00pm
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 Opera first 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.
Wed, 12/11/2013 - 10:00pm
Join world-renowned physician, best-selling author and educator Deepak Chopra for a step-by-step action plan for permanent weight loss, healthy eating and healing our bodies. With information on food cravings, nutritional imbalances, emotional “starvation” and other root causes of overeating, this special provides guidance on how to approach healthy eating so we feel truly satisfied.
Wed, 12/11/2013 - 8:00pm
After producing more than 100 travel shows, Rick Steves and his television crew finally celebrate Christmas in Europe. The result is a picturesque celebration in RICK STEVES' EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS, a co-production of Back Door Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting. This colorful montage of the holiday's rich history of traditions explores the sights and sounds of celebrations in Bath, Paris, Oslo, and Burgundy as well as the timeless traditions of Nuremberg, Salzburg and Tuscany in a European snapshot of Christmas.
Sun, 11/10/2013 - 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.
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 8:00pm
Join the Italian vocal trio Il Volo to usher in the holiday season with performances of favorite Christmas classics. Filmed at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, this new special features “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “It’s the Most Wondeful Time of the Year,” “O Holy Night,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and many more.
Sun, 12/08/2013 - 11:00pm
This concert is a musical celebration of the winter holiday season, a time when families gather round hearth and home to keep their spirits warm and bright. Jay Ungar and Molly Mason are best known for “Ashokan Farewell,” the musical centerpiece of the Grammy Award-winning score of THE CIVIL WAR series, and other frequent collaborations with Ken Burns. In this new PBS special, produced and directed by four-time Emmy award winner Jim Brown, the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band is accompanied by the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dr. Kevin P. Bartram.
Sun, 12/08/2013 - 8:00pm
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.
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 10:00am
Join WSKG today for Story Day! We'll be showing 10 of our local documentaries, including Brian Frey's Agnes: The Flood of '72, Watson and Johnson.
Schedule for the day:
10AM - From The Valley to Victory
11:10AM - WWII: USO Memories
11:45AM - The Last Full Measure
12:45PM - Helmira 1864-1865: The Andersonville of the North
2PM - Hart of B.C.
3:10PM - Binghamton: Building The Parlor City
4:20PM - Cornell: The Birth of the American University
5:40PM - Agnes: The Flood of '72
7PM - Johnson
9PM - Watson
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 8:00pm
Warm your heart and soul with the angelic voices of one of the world’s most acclaimed boy choirs as they perform traditional Christmas carols infused with the musical sounds of Ireland. Recorded in the spectacular St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh, Ireland, the concert also features virtuoso musicians, including Irish flute player Brian Dunning and violinist Zoe Conway.