Spring Into March Membership Drive



Tune-in Saturday, March 2 thru Sunday, March 10

The month kicks-off with the spring membership drive and we can't wait to watch these special programs alongside you as we fundraise to continue the exceptional variety of intelligent, vibrant programs and community events that you count on. Primetime programs to look for include Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60 on Saturday, March 2 at 7 pm and Friday, March 8 at 9:30 pm; Daniel O'Donnell: Back Home Again on Sunday, March 3 at 5:30 pm and Saturday, March 9 at 5:30 pm; Josh Groban Bridges Monday, March 4 at 9:30 pm; Rick Steve's Special European Easter on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 pm; and Neil Diamond: Hot August Night on Thursday, March 7 at 9 pm.

Attention country fans, you'll want to tune-in Wednesday, March 6 for John Denver: Country Boy followed by Highway Men Live on Wednesday, March 6 at 9 pm.

During the final day of pledge, we'll present the premiere of Jesse Cook: Beyond Borders on Sunday, March 10 at 5:30 pm. Jesse is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. He incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz and many forms of world music into his work and we can't wait to introduce you to him. WPBS has secured 30 concert tickets for new and renewing members to see the performance at the Brockville Arts Centre. Be watching or visit wpbstv.org/donate to take advantage of this opportunity.

The finale of Victoria Season 3 on MASTERPIECE is Sunday, March 9 at 9 pm. The world's eyes are on the Great Exhibition, and the Royal couple. Does triumph or failure beckon?

Saturday, March 2
Overnight
12:30 Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (cc)
1:00 Holly Near: American Masters (cc)
2:00 Makers Women In Hollywood (cc)
3:00 Independent Lens People's Republic of Desire (cc)
4:30 Emery Blagdon and His Healing Machine (cc)
5:00 The This Old House Hour Energy Saving Installations | Secret Garden (cc)
Daytime
6:00 Globe Trekker Nigeria (cc)
7:00 Fishing Behind The Lines West Coast Coastie - Lindsey Neumann, Part 1 In part one of this two-part episode, Host, Don Meissner, and Marine veteran, Justin Walts, team up to take guest Lindsey Neumann fishing for large-mouth bass and tiger Muskie on Hyde Lake near Theresa, New York. (cc)
8:00 MotorWeek (cc)
8:30 Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 1  (cc)
9:00 Craftsman's Legacy The Tool Maker   (cc)
9:30 Home Diagnosis Philadelphia, Pa Home Is Where The Heat Is (cc)
10:00 Ask This Old House Stucco Repair, Gas Dryer (cc)
10:30 This Old House Brookline Mid-century Modern House | Next Generation Demolition (cc)
11:00 Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success (cc)
1:00 America's Home Cooking: Stuffed All around the world and for generations, people have enjoyed the universal food experience of stuffing little balls of dough with a variety of fillings, from ravioli and dumplings, to pierogies and empanadas. (cc)
3:00 Rick Steves' European Travel Tips and Tricks (cc)
4:30 Moments to Remember: My Music Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault. (cc)
7:00 Great Performances Andrea Bocelli @ 60 Join GREAT PERFORMANCES for an international celebration of Andrea Bocelli's 60th Birthday. (cc)
8:30 Celtic Tenors: No Boundaries The Celtic Tenors, Ireland's most successful crossover artists, meld together elements of classical, folk and pop, with each tenor expressing a distinct musical style influenced by their individual regions of Ireland. (cc)
10:00 Celtic Gold: An Irish Song & Dance Journey Celebrate Irish music, song and dance with world-class performers from Broadway to London's West End and beyond. (cc)
11:30 Austin City Limits My Morning Jacket/Ben Harper  (cc)

Sunday, March 3
Overnight
12:30 Chef's Life Liver Lover (cc)
1:00 Nova Great Human Odyssey (cc)
3:00 Nature Yosemite (cc)
4:00 Roads to Memphis: American Experience (cc)
5:00 Washington Week (cc)
5:30 Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (cc)
Daytime
6:00 Focus On Europe (cc)
6:30 New York Now (Ny) March 1-3, 2019 (cc)
7:00 Super Why! Snow White (cc)
7:30 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Words: Clap & Stomp/Rhythmic Performers from STOMP! (cc)
8:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific Pinkalicious/Glitterizer (cc)
8:30 Curious George Curious George Discovers The Poles/Curious George Finds His Way (cc)
9:00 Let's Go Luna! Hoopin' Hopper/A Chopsticky Situation (cc)
9:30 Nature Cat Moth Frolic-Fest/Dune Patrol Moth Frolic-Fest - Hal can't believe it! While he was at the groomers, Hal missed out on a Full-Out, Butterfly Frolic- Fest, and now he has a frolic itch that just needs to be scratched! (cc)
10:00 Arthur D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. (cc)
10:30 Wild Kratts Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1 (cc)
11:00 Odd Squad Who Is Agent Otis? (cc)
11:30 Conversation with Ken Burns (cc)
1:00 Ken Burns: The National Parks (cc)
3:00 Yellowstone Symphony (cc)
4:00 Visions of Europe Soar above the wonders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Greece in this sweeping aerial tour.  (cc)
5:30 Daniel O'Donnell: Back Home Again Join the quintessential Irish crooner, singing partner Mary Duff and special guest Derek Ryan for a concert, filmed in Dublin, featuring traditional Irish tunes, inspirational ballads and timeless standards, along with O'Donnell's signature hits. (cc)
7:00 Celtic Woman- Homecoming: Ireland Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland's centuries-old heritage in this live concert filmed in Dublin. (cc)
9:00 Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece The White Elephant The world's eyes are on the Great Exhibitions, and the Royal couple. Does triumph or failure beckon? (cc)
11:00 Jamestown A ship spotted offshore heralds the arrival of James Read's new wife. (cc)
12:00 Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece The White Elephant The world's eyes are on the Great Exhibitions, and the Royal couple. Does triumph or failure beckon? (cc)

Monday, March 4
Overnight
1:00 Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers (cc)
2:00 Roads to Memphis: American Experience (cc)
3:00 Holly Near: American Masters (cc)
4:00 Makers Women In Hollywood (cc)
5:00 Finding Your Roots Hard Times (cc)
Primetime
7:30 Big Band Years My Music presents its first "Big Band" music retrospective featuring the biggest songs that got us through World War II and kick-started the baby boom with brassy legends that will take your members on a "Sentimental Journey".  (cc)
9:30 Josh Groban Bridges: In Concert from Madison Square Garden (cc)
11:00 Amanpour and Company (cc)
12:00 You Are Cordially Invited (cc)

Tuesday, March 5
Overnight
12:30 Antiques Roadshow Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Three (cc)
1:30 Independent Lens Welcome to Leith (cc)
3:00 Makers Women In Hollywood (cc)
4:00 Victoria Season 3 On Masterpiece The White Elephant (cc)
5:00 Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers (cc)
Primetime
7:30 Rick Steves Special European Easter Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy and Greece, RICK STEVES SPECIAL: EUROPEAN EASTER celebrates this 2, 000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. (cc)
9:00 Nat King Cole's Greatest Songs (My Music) (cc)
11:00 Amanpour and Company (cc)
12:00 Finding Your Roots The Impression Comedian Larry David and politician Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they thought as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe. (cc)

Wednesday, March 6
Overnight
1:00 Adirondacks (cc)
3:00 Ribbon of Sand (cc)
3:30 Independent Lens Welcome to Leith (cc)
5:00 Antiques Roadshow Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Three (cc)
Primetime
7:30 John Denver: Country Boy Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter. (cc)
9:00 The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum  (cc)
10:30 Rock Rewind 1969 (My Music) (cc)
11:00 Amanpour and Company (cc)

Thursday, March 7
Overnight
12:30 Ambassadors of the Sky (cc)
1:00 Nova Mystery Beneath The Ice (cc)
2:00 Plants Behaving Badly Murder & Mayhem (cc)
3:00 Adirondacks (cc)
5:00 Finding Your Roots The Impression (cc)
Primetime
7:30 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo (cc)
9:30 Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III chronicles Neil Diamond's triumphant return to the legendary Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012.  (cc)
11:00 Amanpour and Company (cc)
12:00 The This Old House Hour Net Zero Comes Together | Closet Door The Net Zero house is complete. Don gives at tour of the yard and barn. Dana shows Tom the main house and Richard reviews mechanicals. (cc)

Friday, March 8
Overnight
1:00 Finding Your Roots The Impression (cc)
2:00 Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers (cc)
3:00 Plants Behaving Badly Murder & Mayhem (cc)
4:00 Nature Jungle Animal Hospital (cc)
5:00 Nova Mystery Beneath The Ice (cc)
Primetime
7:30 Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (cc)
8:00 Rick Steves' European Travel Tips and Tricks In RICK STEVES' EUROPEAN TRAVEL TIPS AND TRICKS, Rick shares the essential skills for smart European travel: itinerary planning, venturing off the beaten path, packing light, and avoiding crowds (and thieves). (cc)
9:30 Great Performances Andrea Bocelli @ 60 (cc)
11:00 Amanpour and Company (cc)
12:00 Washington Week (cc)

Saturday, March 9
Overnight
12:30 Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (cc)
1:00 Makers Women In Business (cc)
2:00 Makers Women In War (cc)
3:00 Adirondacks (cc)
5:00 The This Old House Hour Net Zero Comes Together | Closet Door (cc)
Daytime
6:00 Globe Trekker Top 10 South American Adventures (cc)
7:00 Fishing Behind The Lines West Coast Coastie -Lindsey Neumann, Part 2 In part two of this two-part episode, Host, Don Meissner, and Marine veteran, Justin Walts, team up to take guest Lindsey Neumann fishing for large -mouth bass and tiger Muskie on Hyde Lake near Theresa, New York. (cc)
8:00 MotorWeek (cc)
8:30 Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 2 (cc)
9:00 Craftsman's Legacy The Chocolatiers  (cc)
9:30 Home Diagnosis Atlantic City, Nj Not Your Average Homeowner A homeowner with an engineering background has created a very complicated home. (cc)
10:00 Ask This Old House Soft Close Cabinets, Secret Garden (cc)
10:30 This Old House (cc)
11:00 Woodsmith Shop Flag Case Join the Woodsmith Shop cast as they build a flag case to honor those who served and sacrificed for their country. (cc)
11:30 Retire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott 2019 America needs Ed Slott now more than ever! Greedy Wall Street bankers and Congress have just upended 30+ years of the tax code - what does it all mean for you and your family!? (cc)
1:30 Best of the Joy of Painting: Special Edition A cult-like figure since his low-budget, unrehearsed and unedited Joy of Painting programs first aired in 1982, the late Bob Ross' enduring popularity is attributable to more than just his paintings. (cc)
2:30 Rock Rewind 1967-1969 (My Music) Take a time-tripping visit to the psychedelic era with host Tommy James. (cc)
4:00 Woody Guthrie All Star Tribute Concert -- 1970 (cc)
5:30 Daniel O'Donnell: Back Home Again (cc)
7:00 The Lawrence Welk Show Keep A Song In Your Heart (1968) In this show Myron Floren and JoAnn Castle team up for a rare accordion duet, Bob Ralston joins Bobby & Cissy for the 'Warsaw Concerto", and Arthur Duncan is "Runnin' Wild".  (cc)
8:00 Perry Como Classics - Till The End of Time (My Music) For over fifty years, crooner Perry Como ranked as one of America's most successful and beloved entertainers. (cc)
9:30 Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30 (cc)
11:00 Austin City Limits The Pretenders Enjoy a career-spanning set from The Pretenders.  (cc)
12:00 Bluegrass Underground Billy Strings (cc)

Sunday, March 10
Overnight
12:30 Chef's Life King Cornbread (cc)
1:00 Nova Mystery Beneath The Ice (cc)
3:00 Nature Jungle Animal Hospital (cc)
4:00 Finding Your Roots The Impression (cc)
5:00 Washington Week (cc)
5:30 Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (cc)
Daytime
6:00 Focus On Europe (cc)
6:30 New York Now (Ny) March 8-10, 2019 (cc)
7:00 Super Why! The Mixed Up Story  (cc)
7:30 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Jugglers - Flying Karamazov Brothers/Macaroni Factory (cc)
8:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific (cc)
8:30 Curious George Free Hundley/Bag Monkey (cc)
9:00 Let's Go Luna! Guitar to Sitar/Spring Has Not Sprung (cc)
9:30 Nature Cat Houstons Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal (cc)
10:00 Arthur The Squirrels/Fern & Persimmony Glitchet  (cc)
10:30 Wild Kratts The Fourth Bald Eagle (cc)
11:00 Odd Squad Odds and Ends (cc)
11:30 Rick Steves Special European Easter  (cc)
1:00 The Power of Radical Kindness with Angela Santomero (cc)
3:00 Secrets of Britain's Great Cathedrals London St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. (cc)
4:00 Secrets of Britain's Great Cathedrals The East Ely and Peterborough Cathedrals and King's College Cambridge. (cc)
5:30 Jesse Cook: Beyond Borders (cc)
7:00 Classic Gospel Best of the Hoppers The Best of The Hoppers highlights the Hoppers' most unforgettable and heartwarming performances from the Homecoming series over the past two decades. (cc)
8:30 Celebrate St. Patrick Celebrate St Patrick 2018 sees choirs from across Ireland join composer and arranger John Anderson and his Voices of Ireland in and around the spectacular setting of St Patrick's Cathedral. (cc)
10:00 Royal Wives at War Take a fresh look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through dramatized monologues by the two women at its heart, the Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson, as they look back at the events that led to Edward VIII's decision to give up the throne. (cc)
11:00 Jamestown Farlow returns with an alchemist in tow, which leads to an unusual revelation.  (cc)
12:00 Shakespeare's Curse Join the first-ever scientific investigation of Shakespeare's grave, which reveals fascinating new evidence about what lies beneath the infamous "curse stone" - a warning against any man who "moves [my] bones." (cc)