Sunday, 30 August 2015 14:52

Brain Maker with David Perlmutter, MD

Thursday, Sept. 3 at 8 p.m. Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise, but there’s a medical revolution that can help solve this. New research has shown that brain health is related to the state of the microbiome—the vast number of organisms that live inside our bodies. The activities occurring in our intestines actually have a huge impact on the risk factors for a number of brain-related conditions. In his latest television special, Dr. David Perlmutter reveals how nurturing intestinal health can improve your brain’s health for the future with simple dietary recommendations and a practical five-step program to unlock your brain health potential.

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Sunday, 30 August 2015 00:00

The Civil War

Monday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Ken Burns’ film, “The Civil War,” audiences can watch a newly restored high-definition version of the series this month on WNED-TV. This highly acclaimed film has won two Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, Producer of the Year Award from the Producer’s Guild, People’s Choice Award, Peabody Award and dozens more. The Cause (1861) Monday, Sept. 7 at 9 p.m. A Very Bloody Affair (1862) and Forever Free (1862) Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 9 p.m. Simply Murder (1863) and The Universe of Battle (1863) Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) and Most Hallowed Ground (1864) Thursday, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. War is All Hell (1865) and The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) Friday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:07

American Experience: Walt Disney

Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. Walt Disney is an icon who truly shaped American popular culture. Take a never-before-seen look at the complex life and enduring legacy of Walt Disney in a two-part, four-hour film premiering this September on WNED-TV. Through archival footage, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, historians, animators and artists, audiences will get a glimpse of the man behind the cartoons, films and theme parks.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:05

Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live

Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Experience Mannheim Steamroller like never before in a high-definition, surround-sound concert extravaganza recorded in their hometown on Omaha, Nebraska. The program features favorites from their popular annual Mannheim Steamroller Christmas tour.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 14:49

Big Blue Live

Monday, Aug. 31; Tuesday, Sept. 1; and Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. Join scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts to view the rejuvenation of the once-endangered ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California in a live, three-day TV broadcast. Once a year, marine creatures come together in these ocean waters in a confluence of fins, fur and fangs. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary has experienced a great rebirth and revitalization in recent years, and now you can see this great explosion of life in real time.

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