Showing viewers the amazing science behind our intelligence — how it shapes our experience and enjoyment of the world around us — SMARTER BRAINS reveals how we can change and improve it, regardless of age.
Uncover the latest research and groundbreaking experiments that are redefining intelligence throughout our lifespan, especially during our later years. Showing viewers the amazing science behind our intelligence — how it shapes our experience and enjoyment of the world around us — SMARTER BRAINS reveals how we can change and improve it, regardless of age.
Join host Mary Wilson of the Supremes as she celebrates the greatest girl groups and solo singers of the 1960s, including archival performances from The Supremes, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Petula Clark, Martha & the Vandellas, Jackie DeShannon and many other favorites.
"60s Girl Grooves" airs on Saturday, August 3rd at 8:30 p.m. on channel 3 and on Monday, August 5th at 7:00 pm. on channel 3-1.
Rock and pop legends Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (formerly of Sha Na Na) and Ronnie Spector (of the Ronettes) bring back the best songs from the late 1950s and early 1960s rock, pop and doo wop era in this MY MUSIC concert event. The special, recorded in May 2010, includes live performances and rare, never before available archival classics from the Dick Clark vaults.
"Rock, Pop and Doo Wop" can be seen during Fall Festival on Thursday, August 8th at 8:30 pm on channel 3 and on Wednesday, August 7th at 8:30 pm on channel 3-1.
Led by guest conductor Lorin Maazel, the renowned Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual open-air concert, this year saluting Wagner and Verdi, in the magnificent gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. Tenor Michael Schade is the featured soloist. Selections include music from Aida, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Otello, Tristan und Isolde and La Forza del Destino.
"Great Performances - Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert" airs on Friday, August 2nd at 9:00 p.m.
Cheryl Morgan (pictured), whose story is featured in "Life and Death in Assisted Living," holds a photo of her late father, who had dementia. He died after drinking unsecured toxic dishwashing liquid at a Georgia assisted living facility.
More and more elderly Americans are choosing to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, which have sprung up as an alternative to nursing homes. But is this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry putting seniors at risk? In a major investigation with ProPublica, FRONTLINE examines the operations of the nation’s largest assisted living company, raising questions about the drive for profits and fatal lapses in care.
"Life and Death in Assisted Living" on Frontline airs on Thursday, August 1st at 7:00 p.m.