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March Highlights on WVIA-TV

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Call the Doctor - Colorectal Cancer: Early Detection Saves Lives

Wednesday, March 8, 7pm

Did you know that colorectal cancer is one of the top four cancers diagnosed throughout our region? In fact, rates are 10% higher in our area than the national average. It’s important to get screened for this disease because there are often no signs in the early stages.  The good news is that when caught early, colorectal cancer can be highly treatable. 

 

Call the Doctor - When is the Right Time for Joint Replacement

Wednesday, March 15, 7pm

Joint pain, often caused by arthritis, affects tens of millions of Americans. While different treatments are used to address these conditions, more than one million Americans are opting to have a hip or knee replacement each year. That’s because joint replacements can offer improved quality of life for those suffering from severe pain or poor mobility

 

Mercy Street - Season Finale

Sunday, March 5th, 8pm

After Antietam, the Greens suffer a setback and Pinkerton's inquiry heats up. Foster and Samuel visit Foster's family plantation, where they intervene in a difficult labor. The hospital staff unites to oust their chief. Mary's condition worsens.

 

Victoria - Season Finale

Sunday, March 5th, 9pm

On the verge of delivering her first child, Victoria spurns advice and ventures among her subjects, attracting the devoted and demented alike. Miss Skerrett and Francatelli reach their decisive moment.

 

Tom Jones: A Soundstage Special

Monday, March 6th, 8pm

Don't miss the iconic singer and special guest Grammy winner Alison Krauss. Jones performs signature songs "Delilah," "It's Not Unusual," "Green, Green Grass of Home," "Kiss" and "Thunderball," as well as new material from his recent albums.

 

Christopher Cross & Friends

Monday, March 6th, 9:30pm

Known for his chart-topping hit songs "Sailing," "Ride Like the Wind" and "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)," singer and songwriter Christopher Cross made history with his 1980 self-titled debut album as the only artist to have won all four major Grammy categories: Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. Now, Cross returns to the spotlight in CHRISTOPHER CROSS AND FRIENDS, a concert special recorded live at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas for Austin City Limits Live (ACL Live). Performing the pop songs that his fans love, the singer is also joined on stage by some of his long-time friends and mentors in the music business: Mike Love of The Beach Boys singing "Kokomo" and "Good Vibrations"; Michael McDonald performing his 1986 hit single "What a Fool Believes" and The Doobie Brothers' 1976 song "Taking it to the Streets"; and guitarist Eric Johnson performing "All Right." Maestro Peter Bay and The Barton Strings, and Austin's premiere children's choir, the Conspirare Youth Choir, are also featured in the program.

 

Patsy Cline: American Masters

Tuesday, March 7th, 8pm

Celebrate the life and legacy of the groundbreaking "Crazy" singer who defined modern country music. Narrated by Rosanne Cash, the film features interviews with LeAnn Rimes, Kacey Musgraves, Reba McEntire, Beverly D'Angelo, Wanda Jackson and others. 

 

Traveling in the 70's

Tuesday, March 7th, 9:30pm

Journey back to a simpler time-before the Internet, GPS or airline security lines-when the roadtrip and hitchhiking reigned both at home and abroad. In this nostalgic special, host Dean Cycon explores how travel has changed over the past 50 years.

 

Heart: Live at Royal Albert Hall

Friday, March 10th, 9pm

Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson are the creative spark behind Heart, a hard rock group that initially found success in the mid-'70s, only to reach greater heights after engineering a major comeback a decade later. In this music special, the legendary rockers perform in London at the famed Royal Albert Hall with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Featured songs include: "Magic Man," "Alone," "Dreamboat Annie," "What About Love," "Barracuda," "Crazy On You" and other hits from their storied career.  

 

Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30

Monday, March 13th, 8pm

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of an iconic concert with an all-star cast including Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J. D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits and Jennifer Warnes. Newly edited and remastered.

 

Ken Burns: America's Storyteller

Tuesday, March 14th, 8pm

Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma,Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sam Waterston, Doris Kearns Goodwin and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker and an exclusive look at the upcoming production THE VIETNAM WAR.

 

Catholicism: The Pivotal Players - Michangelo

Tuesday, March 21st, 8pm

Travel with Bishop Robert Barron as he studies some of the greatest works of art in the world. From the magnificent David in Florence to the unparalleled paintings in the Sistine Chapel to the haunting Piet in Rome, Michelangelo's legacy reveals the creative potential of the human spirit and shows that beauty is a route of access to the transcendent. 

 

Catholicism: The Pivotal Players - St. Francis of Assisi

Tuesday, March 21st, 9:30pm

Travel with Bishop Robert Barron as he studies some of the greatest works of art in the world. From the magnificent David in Florence to the unparalleled paintings in the Sistine Chapel to the haunting Piet in Rome, Michelangelo's legacy reveals the creative potential of the human spirit and shows that beauty is a route of access to the transcendent.

 

Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

Sunday, March 26th beginning at 1pm

The compelling six-hour series THE ROAD FROM CHRIST TO CONSTANTINE charts Christianity's evolution from a small movement to the largest religion in the world, with more than two billion followers. Host Jonathan Phillips, an author and distinguished history professor at Royal Holloway, University of London, journeys into the fascinating world of the early Christians to explore the faith's long struggle and triumph against the odds. He recounts some of Christianity's pivotal moments at the actual locations where they unfolded, including Bethlehem (site of Jesus' birth), Judea (where Jesus preached) and Rome (where Emperor Constantine the Great embraced the faith as his own), among others. Phillips' entertaining and enlightening 12,000-mile odyssey through seven countries in Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East brings the rich history of Christianity to life. Along the way, he meets experts who have devoted their lives to the study of this important historical period.

 

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration

Thursday, March 30th, 8pm

She "turned the world on with her smile" on The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and countless movie roles. This special features dozens of classic clips plus comments from Betty White, Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod, John Amos, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, and Mary Tyler Moore herself. Plus, Oprah Winfrey recounts Mary Tyler Moore's critical role in inspiring Oprah -- and millions of others -- as TV's first independent career woman.

 

Frontline - Iraq Uncovered

Thursday, March 30th, 9pm

Venture inside Iraq, as militias and the military fight for the future of the country. Examine the power of the militias, the impact on civilians and the places where ISIS has been pushed out. 

 

 
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