A Guide to WOUB’s Spring Showcase Programming< < Back to
Spring is in the air, and WOUB has prepared a diverse offering of programming May 30 through June 13. Check out the highlights below.
SATURDAY, MAY 30:
12 p.m. Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success
Explore how understanding our true nature can lead to a sense of well-being, good health, fulfilling relationships, enthusiasm for life and material abundance. Filled with timeless wisdom and practical steps viewers can apply right away.
3 p.m. Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.
Dr. Daniel Amen demonstrates ways to supercharge your memory and remember what matters most to you.
5 p.m. Ken Burns: The Civil War
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series (2015) with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires and others. (Encore presentation on Monday, June 1 at 8 p.m. EDT)
9:30 p.m. Iconic Women of Country
Join Kathy Mattea, Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna Judd and more as they pay tribute to the legends who inspired them. From Dolly to Tammy to Patsy to Loretta, this is an intimate look at iconic female artists and their timeless music. (Encore presentation Thursday, June 4 at 8 p.m.)
11 p.m. Linda Ronstadt: Live in Hollywood
Celebrate the superstar in an electrifying 1980 concert filmed at the height of her career. Ronstadt held the audience spellbound with powerful renditions of her biggest hits, including “Blue Bayou,” “It’s So Easy” and You’re No Good.”
SUNDAY, MAY 31:
4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Downton Abbey Marathon: The Final Season.
The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners and staff, and past scandals are looming. The beloved ensemble is back for the farewell performance, closing the book on a television legend. The Downton Abbey Marathon continues on Sunday, June 7 at 6 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 1:
9:30 p.m. Red, White and Rock (My Music)
Join Frankie Valli, The Righteous Brothers, Connie Francis and more for a 2002 patriotic celebration of America and pop oldies music. Featuring a dream lineup of artists from the rock, pop and doo-wop days of the late 50s and early to mid-60s. (Encore presentation Saturday, June 6 at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 10 at 9:30 p.m.)
TUESDAY, JUNE 2:
8 p.m. Last of the Breed
Celebrate the greatest hits of Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price in this 2007 concert. With the richest voices this side of the Rio Grande, the three legends give rousing performances on a treasure trove of honky-tonk and Texas swing tunes.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3:
8 p.m. Nature: ‘The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa’
Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats.
9:30 p.m. Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe
Dr. Josh Axe puts his own fresh spin on the widely successful and well-researched keto diet.
THURSDAY, JUNE 4:
9:30 p.m. Ken Burns: The National Parks
Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series. (Encore presentation Monday, June 8 at 8 p.m.)
FRIDAY, JUNE 5:
9 p.m. Fleetwood Mac: The Dance
Celebrate the greatest hits from the best-selling album Rumours in this intimate concert recorded in 1997. Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie and Stevie Nicks perform “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way,” “The Chain” and more.
SATURDAY, JUNE 6:
9:30 p.m. Highwaymen Live At Nassau Coliseum
Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -“the Mt. Rushmore of country music”- for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like “Big River,” “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Always on My Mind.”
SUNDAY, JUNE 7:
6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – DOWNTON ABBEY MARATHON CONTINUES
MONDAY, JUNE 8:
11 p.m. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin’ Back
Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9:
8 p.m. Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White
Former professional ballerina Miranda Esmonde-White, uses science to help put an end to a defeatist attitude towards aging. Viewers discover the amazing clout of their connective tissue. The human body is a powerful machine, but we must choose to keep it young. The fountain of youth is within each of us, and Esmonde-White teaches viewers how to access it.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10:
8 p.m. Nova ‘The Planets: Inner Worlds’
The rocky planets – Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars – were born of similar material around the same time, yet only one supports life. Were Earth’s neighbors always so extreme? Is there somewhere else in the solar system where life might flourish?
THURSDAY, JUNE 11:
8 p.m. Wings Over Grand Canyon
This aerial journey captures an endless variety of stunning imagery of landscapes, lakes and canyons.
Check WOUB’s website woub.org/woubtvschedules/ for encore presentations.