March 2024 Membership Drive Programming

March 2024 Membership Drive Programming

We are approaching another special collection of programming for our March Membership Drive! In this edition of the blog, we’ve highlighted some of those shows you’ll be able to watch between February 24 through March 10 on CET and ThinkTV. These programs come with the opportunity to get some fantastic gifts as a thank you for your membership and donation to our ongoing mission!

American Pop Flashback Great Hits of the 60s and 70s

Saturday, February 24, at 8pm and Saturday, March 2, at 9:35pm on CET
Saturday, February 24, at 10:30pm, and Tuesday, February 27, at 9:30pm, on ThinkTV14
Sunday, February 25, at 9pm, and Thursday, February 29, at 8pm on ThinkTV16
Friday, March 1, and Friday, March 8, at 8pm, on ThinkTV14

Celebrate two-decades worth of feel-good hits that made us sing along, tap our feet, shed a tear, fall in love and remember the best moments of our lives, with host Micky Dolenz. Featuring a dazzling cavalcade of stars, including Glen Campbell, The Osmond Brothers, Lesley Gore, Bill Medley, Crystal Gayle, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Tony Orlando and many more music icons of the era, this nostalgic music special captures the soundtrack of multiple generations. Songs include “I’m A Believer,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “One Fine Day” and “This Diamond Ring.”

Support our stations and get an American Pop Flashback! Great Hits of the 60s and 70s 2-CD Set and DVD. Learn more:

Carole King and James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name

Saturday, February 24, and Sunday, March 3, at 8pm on ThinkTV16
Monday, February 26, at 9pm on CET
Friday, March 1, at 9pm on ThinkTV16

Join the legendary multi-Grammy Award-winning artists Carole King and James Taylor in a look back at their decades-long careers and ongoing partnership. Explore music history in the making through the stories of both performers, their early partnerships of writing and performing together and their hugely successful solo careers.

The film features specially shot performances at the SNHU Arena New Hampshire, early archival footage and film from the Troubadour reunion shows in 2007. Featured performances include King’s classics “It’s Too Late” and “So Far Away” and Taylor’s “Sweet Baby James,” “Fire and Rain” and many more.

Support our stations and get a Live at theTroubadour CD/DVD and American Standard CD. Learn more:

Il Divo XX: Live from Taipei

Saturday, February 24, and Tuesday, March 5, at 9:30pm on CET
Wednesday, February 28, at 9:30pm and Wednesday, March 6, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Celebrate 20 years with the groundbreaking classical crossover group with a spectacular evening of music at the Taipei Music Center in Taiwan. Delivering timeless pop classics and traditional standards, Il Divo raises the bar, reinforcing their status as performers and vocal powerhouses. Featured songs include “You Raise Me Up,” Nella Fantasia,” “I Have Nothing,” “Regresa a Mí” and more.

An extended version of the program with bonus songs will be available to PBS station members on PBS Passport. The extended version also includes an interview with Il Divo highlighting 20 years of their journey to date, along with future aspirations. Learn more:

Freddie Mercury: The Tribute Concert

Saturday, February 24, and Sunday, March 3, at 10pm on ThinkTV16
Saturday, March 2, at 9pm on ThinkTV14

On April 20, 1992, Roger Taylor, Brian May and John Deacon – the surviving members of Queen – took the stage of London’s legendary Wembley Stadium to announce the start of one of the biggest events in rock history: a tribute to the incomparable Freddie Mercury with a glittering array of guests, including Elton John, Robert Plant, Annie Lennox, Liza Minnelli, David Bowie, George Michael and many more.

This special captures this historic event, which aimed to celebrate the singer’s life and work and increase public awareness of AIDS, the disease that prematurely ended his life. Songs include “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions.” Support our stations and get a collection of items which includes: Funko Pop! Rocks figure, Queen Live Aid 2 DVD and Queen: Platinum Collection 3 CD Set. Learn more:

Celtic Woman 20th Anniversary Concert

Sunday, February 25, at 8:30pm and Saturday, March 2, at 8pm on CET

After the success of Postcards From Ireland, Celtic Woman returns to US audiences with a brand-new 20th Anniversary Special to celebrate this milestone. Filmed in The Helix, Dublin, Ireland — the very same venue where the first Celtic Woman PBS special was filmed 20 years ago — this spectacular show includes brand-new arrangements, Irish classics, contemporary songs and stirring originals, continuing a 20-year legacy of uplifting performances packed with breath-taking harmonies and instrumental virtuosity. Support our stations and gettwo tickets to see Celtic Woman at the Aronoff Center on Friday, April 29, at 7:30pm. Learn more:

Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli – Believe

Tuesday, February 27, and Sunday, March 3, at 8pm on CET

Andrea Bocelli’s Believe performance showcases eight songs from his acclaimed Believe album, recorded in 2020 on location in Malta. Selections performed include “Gratia Plena,” a duet with Cecilia Bartoli, and new interpretations of “Ave Maria” and Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” Support our stations and get two tickets to see Andrea Bocelli at Heritage Bank Center on Sunday, April 7, at 8pm, plus two passes to the pre-show, VIP food and Bocelli Vineyard Wine event. Learn more:

The Everly Brothers: Harmonies from Heaven

Tuesday, February 27, at 8pm on ThinkTV14
Monday, March 4, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV16

Explore the story of Phil and Don Everly, two of the most important and influential early rock ‘n’ roll stars of the 1950s and ’60s. Featuring new interview footage with surviving brother Don and archival interviews with Phil, the film delves into their relationship with Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, the songwriting team who wrote many of their early hits, including their first million-seller “Bye Bye Love.”

The program also features interviews with those inspired by the Everly Brothers, including Art Garfunkel, Keith Richards, Graham Nash, Dave Edmunds, Tim Rice and Albert Lee, and highlights their influence on younger generations of artists. Performances include versions of “Bye Bye Love,” “Cathy’s Clown,” “All I Have to Do Is Dream,” “Wake Up Little Susie,” “Bird Dog,” “(Til) I Kissed You,” “So Sad (to Watch Good Love Go Bad),” “Let It Be Me” and many more. Learn more: