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March Membership Drive

Spring is around the corner, which makes it a great time to become a member of WTVP or renew your membership! You can become a member at any time and receive some incredible Thank You gifts.

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America's Home Cooking: One Skillet
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 11:00am on WTVP Create 47.3
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In this new special, Chris Fennimore and Nancy Polinsky prepare easy, delicious and satisfying one-skillet meals with talented home cooks. Whether slow-simmered or quickly sautéed, these hearty soups, stews and cheesy casseroles move from the stove to the table in one pan. The "no-fuss" recipes include: steak pizzaiola, skillet Reubens, spaghetti with clams and apple skillet cobbler.

Choice of 1 Cookbook: One Skillet/Crockpot/Italian/Potato
Choice of 2 Cookbook: One Skillet/Crockpot/Italian/Potato
Choice of 3 Cookbook: One Skillet/Crockpot/Italian/Potato
Choice of 4 Cookbook: One Skillet/Crockpot/Italian/Potato
Dr. Christiane Northrup - Glorious Women Never Age!
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 11:30am on WTVP HD 47.1

In her newest PBS special, Christiane Northrup, M.D. visionary pioneer and one of the world's leading authorities in the field of women's health and wellness, takes on the topic of "aging" - and turns it on its head! She challenges the most popular but least helpful perspectives on women's "aging," replacing the notion of decline and decrepitude with the profound understanding that growing older means an increase in wisdom and value.

DVD Glorious Women Never Age
COMBO 1: DVD + Book Goddesses Never Age
COMBO 2: Glorious Woman Gift Collection: DVD + Book + 6-DVD Library
Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 1:00pm on WTVP HD 47.1

Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on helping individual viewers manage their money today - and make smart choices toward a more economically secure tomorrow. In the show, taped at American University in Washington, D.C., Suze gives up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues - and responds with savvy, humor and empathy to specific questions from an enthusiastic audience.

DVD Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You
COMBO: Suze Orman's Financial Power Pack
Kathy Smith's Ageless Energy
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 2:00pm on WTVP Create 47.3

Sixty-year-old Kathy Smith has been in the fitness and health industry for 35 years. In her new show, Smith shares her tips and tricks for staying energetic, fit, healthy and vibrant, as well as her four pillars of success for getting in the best shape of your life.

DVD Kathy Smith Ageless Energy
Book Kathy Smith Ageless Energy: Feed Muscle, Shrink Fat
COMBO: Ageless Energy Booster Kit: 3 DVD's + Book + MP3 Download, DVD Kathy Smith Ageless Energy + DVD Ageless with Kathy Smith-Staying Strong + DVD Total Body Turnaround Book Kathy Smith Ageless Energy: Feed Muscle, Shrink Fat
Doc Martin's Portwenn
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 3:00pm on WTVP HD 47.1
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Shot on location in Port Isaac, England, DOC MARTIN'S PORTWENN is a new behind-the-scenes look at the international hit series Doc Martin.The program features revealing interviews with cast members, a look at the town known as Portwenn, and a unique guided tour of the sets from producer Phillippa Braithwaite. The special, filmed during the sixth season, also contrasts rehearsals with final content to provide viewers a fascinating look at how the finished product is made.

Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 3:30pm on WTVP Create 47.3

Discover how yoga can help you increase strength and mobility at any age. Peggy Cappy, whose gentle yoga approach has helped many reduce stress and create greater comfort and ease in body, mind and spirit for more than 40 years, shows how yoga poses can increase range of motion, improve awareness of the body, help prevent bone loss and keep the metabolism running efficiently.

CD Easy Breathing Exercise
DVD Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength & Balance
Chicago By Boat: The New River Tour
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 4:00pm on WTVP HD 47.1
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Chicago Architecture Foundation docent Geoffrey Baer returns to the Chicago River for a tour highlighting the changes along the river since Chicago by Boat, his very first "tour" show, aired on Public Television in 1995. Shot in high definition and dramatically expanding the geographical scope of the original program, hear stories of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, cruise the Sanitary and Ship Canal and the North Shore Channel, and follow the river to its northern-most source – a sewer pipe near Waukegan!

DVD Chicago By Boat
COMBO 1: DVD + Travel Mug
COMBO 2: DVD + Travel Mug + Book
The Jewish Journey: America
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 4:00pm on WTVP World 47.2

A film that tells the three part story of I) Jewish life in the old country, II) the reasons behind leaving their respective homes and journeying to the US and III) both the establishment of communities and the great accomplishments made in the US.

DVD The Jewish Journey: America
COMBO: 4-DVD Collection The Jewish Journey: America + The Jewish People: A Story of Survival + A Yiddish World Remembered + Jerusalem: Center of the World
November 17th: Finding Strength After The Storm
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 5:30pm on WTVP World 47.2

Chaos struck Central Illinois on Nov. 17, 2013, as more than a dozen twisters descended from the sky. Tazewell County was hit hardest statewide, as a half-mile vortex with 190-mile-per-hour winds ripped through the city of Washington. Entire neighborhoods in Washington were leveled, with some homes swept clean from their foundations. Overall, more than a 1,000 homes and businesses were flattened or severely damaged. Loss of life was limited to three tornado-related deaths, but the physical and psychological scars are just now starting to heal. On the one-year anniversary, WTVP will premiere a new special that follows recovery efforts throughout the past year, looks at the lessons learned in the aftermath of the storm and reveals the struggles and triumphs of a community trying to rebuild.

DVD November 17: Finding Strength After the Storm
Great British Baking Show
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 6:30pm on WTVP HD 47.1

Just three challenges lie between the three finalists and the trophy. And what a trio of challenges they are: mastery of a classic pastry technique that normally takes a day - in just three hours; a Technical test that requires mastering the basics - with no recipe; and a Showstopper that demands delivery of perfect sponge, caramel, choux pastry and petit four in the bakers' final five hours in the tent.

Book The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook
Book The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook + Book Paul Hollywood's British Baking
Dowton Abbey
Session 5, Episode 9
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 8:00pm on WTVP HD 47.1

Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt and others. Written and created by Julian Fellowes. The Crawleys go to a shooting party at a castle in Northumberland and return to Downton for a joyful Christmas holiday.

3-DVD Set Downton Abbey Season 5
3-Blu Ray Set Downton Abbey Season5
COMBO: DVD Set Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 4 + Season 5
COMBO: BuRay Set Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 4 + Season 5
My Yearbook: 1960-1963 (My Music)
Sunday, 3/1/2015 @ 10:30pm on WTVP HD 47.1

The early 1960s were a time of joy, excitement and romance for teenagers and their parents as the music of the era spoke to them. Innocent school years were filled with songs of hope and heartbreak as pop music appealed to both the younger and older generations. In these years, parents and their children were connected by music on the radio and on TV, with songs that had mass appeal for both to enjoy. Pop crooner Bobby Vinton hosts his first "My Music" program, in this all-new archival clip special devoted to the golden pop years from 1960-1963.

DVD My Yearbook: 1960-1963
3-DVD Set My Yearbook: 1960-1963
5-CD Set My Yearbook: The Teen Years
COMBO: 3-DVD Set + 5-CD Set
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