Arts
10:57 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Is eating with your family good for you? Find out more on Tuesday, August 12th at 8:30 pm

Gather around the table to learn why eating with family and friends is not only fun, but important for health and well-being, and can create lasting bonds between the generations. Experts from the food and medical worlds offer demonstrations of terrific, easy-to-make recipes, tips on enjoyable and stress-free ways to prepare meals, and the latest research on the benefits of eating together.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food & Family airs on Tuesday, August 12th at 8:30 pm on channel 3 and on Wednesday, August 13th at 9 pm on channel 3-1.

Science
10:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Dr. Fuhrman's new PBS Special airs on Tuesday, August 12th during Fall Festival 2014

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods.

Break free from dieting once and for all with practical, effective advice from Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a New York Times best-selling author, leading expert and board-certified physician who specializes in the prevention and reversal of disease using nutritional solutions. The program includes cooking demonstrations; advice on staying active, vibrant and healthy later in life; and nutritional methods to prevent and even reverse obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease and more.

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Politics
10:28 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The GOP's New Plan To Tackle Poverty: Helpful Or Hurtful?

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Arts
9:54 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Watch a story about the eight musicians who played on the sinking Titanic

John Jacob Astor IV (far left), (1864-1912), London, 1912, was a passenger on the Titanic.

Explore the dramatic and inspiring story of the eight musicians who continued to play as the Titanic went down. Their story is told through new recordings of songs from the White Star Songbook, along with archival photos and interviews with experts on the tragedy, the era and its music, offering insight into the musicians and why the courageous men continued to play until the end.

Titanic: Band of Courage airs on Monday, August 11th at 9 pm on channel 3.

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Arts
9:50 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Enjoy the scenery of red rock country during Red Rock Serenade on Monday

This cinematic journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country includes Havasu Falls.

Take a meditative, cinematic journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country, including Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon National Parks — all set to music by some of the world’s greatest classical composers, including Bach, Brahms, Chopin and Beethoven.

Red Rock Serenade airs on Monday, August 11th at 8 pm on channel 3.

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Arts
9:44 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Return to Downton Abbey airs on Sunday, August 10th at 8 pm

The season 4 ensemble is shown, including Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, and Laura Carmichael—together with returning guest star Academy Award®-winner Shirley MacLaine and new guest star Paul Giamatti.

Savor a mix of fond memories from the past four seasons of “Downton Abbey” and get a taste of the upcoming fifth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, fondly remembered moments from the first four seasons, and interviews with Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, providing an overview and context for the series and what to expect next. Recall the high points of the “Downton Abbey” storyline, its memorable cast of characters, and both the great joy and wrenching sadness taking place at the abbey.

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Arts
9:38 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Watch groups from the 60s perform during Fall Festival 2014 on Sunday, August 10th

The Mamas and the Papas brought soaring harmonies to their unforgettable anthem anthem “California Dreamin’“ and its follow-up, “Monday, Monday.”

From the late 1940s until the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968. From the Beatles’ American television debut to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance to the Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, the Mamas and the Papas and more, the special focuses exclusively on full-length music performances — no plate spinners or dancing elephants — that evoke the spirit of that decade’s youth movement.

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Arts
9:29 am
Fri July 25, 2014

I Can See Clearly Now, with Dr. Wayne Dyer, airs Sunday at 1 pm

In the most personal program of his career, Dr. Dyer offers an intimate conversation about what his own personal experiences have taught him: There are no accidents, and all the choices we make and actions we take weave a life tapestry uniquely our own.

In the most personal program of his career, Dr. Dyer offers an intimate conversation about what his own personal experiences have taught him: There are no accidents, and all the choices we make and actions we take weave a life tapestry uniquely our own. Exploring the five principles that have guided his own choices, Dr. Dyer shows why it is important to have — and act on — a burning desire, why life’s lowest moments can reveal our true purpose, and how the principle of love allows us to see our lives more clearly and reach greatest awareness.

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Business
9:23 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You airs on Sunday, August 10th at 11 am

Learn how to manage money today and make smarter choices towards an economically secure future with Suze Orman, America’s most recognized expert in personal finance.

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America’s most recognized expert in personal finance, include: how to invest; whether to buy or rent a home; saving for retirement; what kind of life insurance to buy; wills and trusts; student loans and more. Orman offers tangible information on managing money today and how to make smarter choices towards a more economically secure future.

Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You airs on Sunday, August 10th at 11 am on channel 3 and at 2 pm on channel 3-1.

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Goats and Soda
8:27 am
Fri July 25, 2014

In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Indoor Showers

An Indian migrant worker pauses for a refreshing bucket bath on the roadside in Mumbai.
Rafiq Maqbool AP

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 1:49 pm

Two items that are essential to most Indian households are a bucket and a pitcher. They are to Indians what showers are to Americans, an integral part of the daily ritual of bathing. In a country where you can't count on running water, the vast majority of people bathe using a bucket of water and a plastic pitcher to pour the water over your head and body.

Like every other Indian I know, I grew up with bucket bathing. But by the time I was 10, indoor showers had started to become more common in bathrooms, as did a regular water supply, at least in urban India.

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