WFSU Program Highlights http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php A list of upcoming note-worthy shows on WFSU-TV. en-us Copyright 2011 WFSU. All Rights Reserved. Sat, 30 Jul 2016 23:30:06 -0400 Entertainment 60 NAZI GAMES - BERLIN 1936 http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC's determined attempts to forget, continues to this day. Showtimes: Tuesday, August 2, 8:00 pm ET BOYS OF '36: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Season 28, Episode 07 http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold. Showtimes: Tuesday, August 2, 9:00 pm ET FATHER BROWN - THE TRUTH IN THE WINE http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php When a body is discovered in a vineyard, Father Brown must search for the murderer amongst a group of suspects all seeking to reinvent themselves. Showtimes: Saturday, August 6, 8:00 pm ET; Sunday, August 7, 7:00 pm ET JFK: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - PART ONE http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Follow JFK's rise to power from his birth to his election as president in 1960 - the youngest man ever to be elected to the office. With illuminating interviews from family members including sister Jean Kennedy Smith, niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, historian Robert Dallek and author Robert Caro, this episode offers new insight into Kennedy's early years, from his transformation from a sickly youth to Washington's most eligible bachelor to the nation's president. Showtimes: Monday, August 8, 9:00 pm ET LBJ: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - PART 1 http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Revisit the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson who used his mastery of the legislative process to shepherd a collection of progressive programs only to have his visions of a Great Society swallowed up in the quagmire of Vietnam. Showtimes: Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 pm ET NIXON: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - NIXON http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Examine the complex life and career of Richard Nixon, whose legacy includes both ending America's involvement in Vietnam and the Watergate scandal. Forced to resign, his administration did much to erode Americans' faith in their government. Showtimes: Friday, August 12, 2:00 am ET GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW - THE FINAL http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Learn which of the three finalists will ace the Signature challenge - filled iced buns; conquer the Technical - pastry they've all struggled with; and master the Showstopper - a classic British cake in a multi-layered presentation. Showtimes: Friday, August 12, 9:00 pm ET JIMMY CARTER: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Season 23, Episode 06 http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Revisit the life of the Georgia peanut farmer who rose to become our 39th president. The film traces his rapid ascent in politics, dramatic fall from grace, unexpected resurrection and post-presidential success as a humanitarian. Showtimes: Monday, August 15, 9:00 pm ET REAGAN: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - LIFEGUARD http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php "Lifeguard" follows the influence of family, religion, and anti- communism on Ronald Reagan, from his youth in Illinois and his rise and fall in Hollywood to his stormy governorship of California and his triumphant ascendancy to the presidency in 1981. Showtimes: Tuesday, August 16, 9:00 pm ET INSPECTOR LEWIS SEASON 8 ON MASTERPIECE - WHAT LIES TANGLED http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Follow Lewis and Hathaway as they investigate a bomb attack that killed an eminent mathematician-a notorious philanderer with many enemies. When a bomb is discovered at his brother's home, the case moves in another direction. Showtimes: Sunday, August 21, 9:00 pm ET I MISS DOWNTON ABBEY! http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series, including new behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage. Celebrate the stellar cast, the superb writing and the spectacular locations of the most successful British drama ever. Showtimes: Monday, August 22, 7:30 pm ET; Sunday, August 28, 7:30 pm ET MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER 30/40 LIVE http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live is captured in high definition, and recorded in surround sound over two evenings in December 2014 at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha, Nebraska, the hometown of Mannheim Steamroller. The program features songs from their ever-popular Mannheim Steamroller Christmas annual tour: the iconic "Deck the Halls" arrangement by Chip Davis, "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen", "Silent Night", and a special performance of "Greensleeves" featuring Elyse Davis, the daughter of Chip Davis. New performances of composer / producer Chip Davis' early career "Fresh Aire" series include "Toccata" and Four Rows of Jacks". Showtimes: Wednesday, August 24, 7:30 pm ET; Saturday, August 27, 10:00 pm ET 30 DAYS TO A YOUNGER HEART WITH DR. STEVEN MASLEY http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Did you know that it's possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age...you can turn back time. And when you do...you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade. Does it sound too good to be true? ...... It isn't... Steven Masley, MD and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock...and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons. In "30 Days to a Younger Heart", Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes - not high cholesterol - is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it. Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque. Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn't as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart. No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients' lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the three easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart's age in just 30 Days. Showtimes: Wednesday, August 24, 10:30 pm ET; Tuesday, August 30, 10:30 pm ET MAGIC MOMENTS - THE BEST OF 50'S POP (MY MUSIC #10... http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php The second installment of the "My Music" series will be hosted by Mary Lou Metzker, Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone, Debbie Reynolds and Patti Page. Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop will feature a cavalcade of 1950's pop music recording legends, reuniting and performing their biggest hits live. The McGuire Sisters (who reunite for the first time since 1967), The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Crew Cuts, The Four Lads, The Four Aces, The Four Coins, Don Cherry, Gogi Grant and more will take the stage and share the good times, with this stroll down memory lane. This all new fundraising nostalgia-fest will feature a mix of new "live" performances, and short archival footage transitions of the fads, fashions, news stories and pop cultural events of the 1950's decade. Tribute montages will also highlight the superstar 50's pop icons that we've lost in recent years (Dean Martin, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Ray and more). Special guest presenters will include: Wink Martindale, Rip Taylor, Brett Somers, Dr. Joyce Brothers The Lennon Sisters, Nick Clooney, Fess Parkey and Joni James. Showtimes: Thursday, August 25, 8:00 pm ET; Wednesday, August 31, 7:30 pm ET AGE FIX WITH ANTHONY YOUN, MD http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Everyone ages whether they like it or not. But it doesn't mean that some signs of aging can't be fixed. Have you ever thought that it would be great to have friend, who just happened to be a plastic surgeon, and you could ask anything and get a straight answer? Someone who won't judge you about your insecurities but would open up a world of insider tips, tricks, and secrets from the fields of beauty, dermatology, and plastic surgery? Well, now you do - because that's Dr. Tony Youn. Yes, plastic surgery trims waistlines and reduces wrinkles, but in The Age Fix, Dr. Youn gives easy home remedies to save you thousands of dollars and achieve the same results without surgery. Dr. Youn's goal is to offer you a way to fix your age-related skin concerns, without having in-office treatments, painful surgery, or spending a lot of money. While he acknowledges there are some instances where the only real good option is actual surgery, in most cases he offers ways to turn back the clock in a significant way without even seeing a doctor, much less a plastic surgeon. Throughout The Age Fix Dr. Youn reveals tips, tricks, and secrets - natural anti-aging tips plastic surgeons don't want you to know. With the simple changes he discusses, you'll look younger on the outside and be younger on the inside. He'll share with the single best cream to put on your skin to prevent aging, and the best cream to reverse aging, and even prevent future skin cancers. And he gives simple and easy treatments to improve most aging concerns, like age spots, wrinkles, and under eye puffiness. He demonstrates do-it-yourself anti-aging treatments, reveals the best products to tighten your skin, and simple dietary changes that can make you look and feel years younger. Your skin will glow, and you'll probably notice a few pounds fall off in the bargain. His patients love it, and viewers will, too. Showtimes: Friday, August 26, 10:30 pm ET; Saturday, August 27, 11:30 pm ET YAKOV SMIRNOFF: HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER, THE NEUROSC... http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php Laugh and learn with the entertainer as he inspires viewers to bring back the honeymoon stage and keep it going. Using infectious charm and research-based advice, Yakov provides tools for sparking romantic relationships using love and laughter. Showtimes: Saturday, August 27, 8:30 am ET EASY YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS WITH PEGGY CAPPY http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php 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. Showtimes: Saturday, August 27, 3:00 pm ET; Sunday, August 28, 2:30 pm ET BEE GEES ONE NIGHT ONLY http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php THE BEE GEES: ONE NIGHT ONLY features the group's 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the very few Bee Gees performances ever filmed, the music special showcases many of their greatest disco and pop hits, including "How Deep Is Your Love," "To Love Somebody," "Massachusetts," "You Should Be Dancing/Alone," and many more. Showtimes: Monday, August 29, 9:00 pm ET RIC EDELMAN'S THE TRUTH ABOUT RETIREMENT http://www.wfsu.org/television/program_highlights.php 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. Showtimes: Monday, August 29, 10:30 pm ET