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 WVPT PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: NOVEMBER 2014

November 2014 Primetime Schedule (Printable Grid)
November 2014 Create Schedule (Printable Grid)

WVPT HOLIDAY AUCTION AUCTION PREVIEW SHOW
Premieres Thursday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m.
Visit auction.wvpt.net for complete WVPT Holiday Auction Preview Show schedule and November 6 – November 18 Online Bidding information.
DOO WOP DISCOVERIES
Tuesday, November 25 at 9:00 p.m.
Experience pivotal R&B and pop vocal groups of the late 50s and 60s through never-before-broadcast archival and new live performances of their most loved hits. Pop music icons Smokey Robinson, Mike Stoller (of the writing team Lieber & Stoller), producers Mitch and Phil Margo of the Tokens, Aaron Neville, Neil Sedaka and more share their favorite doo wop styles and songs of the genre.

MOMENTS TO REMEMBER
Thursday, November 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host performances and archival classics from the late 50s and early 60s pop era with fellow co-hosts Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale and Mary Lou Metzger of “The Lawrence Welk Show.” Featured are Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, the Four Lads, the Four Aces, the Four Freshmen, Roger Williams, Lenny Welch, the Platters, the DeCastro Sisters, and archival performances from Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como and Nat King Cole.

SUZE ORMAN'S FINANICAL SOLUTIONS FOR YOU
Thursday, November 27 at 10:30 p.m.
Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America’s most recognized expert in personal finance, include: how to invest; whether to buy or rent a home; saving for retirement; what kind of life insurance to buy; wills and trusts; student loans and more. Orman offers tangible information on managing money today and how to make smarter choices towards a more economically secure future.

KRISTIN CHENOWETH - COMING HOME
Friday, November 28 at 9:00 p.m.
Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth brings it home — to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma that is — to perform music from her career. With a classically trained voice set off by a gift for acting and comedy, Chenoweth appears at a state-of-the-art theater that now bears her name, performing Broadway, television and film songs like “Popular” and “For Good” from Wicked, songs from her acclaimed performances on “Glee” and beloved music from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and many more. Backed by a 13-piece orchestra led by Musical Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Chenoweth welcomes song and dance friends from Broadway in a program sure to be unforgettable.

RICK STEVES' EUROPE TRAVEL SKILLS
Friday, November 28 at 10:30 p.m.
Rick dispenses practical advice on enjoying a fun, affordable and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on his favorite 3,000-mile “Best of Europe” loop — Amsterdam, Germany’s Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London — Rick shares the essential skills of smart travel. He covers planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving rental cars and catching trains, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe and revealing everything viewers need to know to turn their travel dreams into reality.

JACKIE EVANCHO: AWAKENING - LIVE IN CONCERT
Saturday, November 29 at 3:30 p.m.
Thrill to the soaring voices of the angelic Evancho and Cheyenne Jackson in a live concert at Pennsylvania’s magnificent Longwood Gardens. Performances include pieces from the classical canon, along with uplifting sacred music, Broadway tunes and pop songs.

MY MUSIC: THE BEST OF 50S POP
Saturday, November 29 at 5:00 p.m.
Bring back happy memories with classic tunes from Patti Page, The Four Lads, The McGuire Sisters, Frankie Laine and more. These are the top hits of the fifties, full of smooth harmonies, joyful melodies and warm vocals by singers and groups who brought songs of love and optimism to listeners glued to their AM radios.

50 YEARS WITH PETER, PAUL AND MARY
Saturday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the impact of the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations and combined artistry with activism for five decades.

MY MUSIC: 1965 – 1967 ROCK REWIND
Saturday, November 29 at 9:00 p.m.
Join host Adam West to celebrate fun, romance and good times with classic songs from The Beach Boys, The Monkees, The Byrds, The Righteous Brothers, The Rascals and more.

VICTOR BORGE'S TIMELESS COMEDY!
Sunday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Treat yourself to a big dose of laughter and hilarious routines from the master of music and comedy. Host Itzhak Perlman presents the legendary performer’s funniest and most memorable skits.

CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD: MUSICALS
Sunday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Join Nick Clooney on a tour of the Golden Age of movie musicals sure to leave you singing for days. Featuring performances by Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Elvis Presley, James Cagney and more.

DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED
Sunday, November 30 at 9:00 p.m.
Relive treasured moments from Downton Abbey’s first four seasons and get a tantalizing preview of what’s in store for the Crawleys and the staff in Season 5. Video clips, cast interviews and behind-the-scenes footage help answer some burning questions: Is Lady Mary ready for romance? Did Mr. Bates kill Mr. Green? What will become of Edith’s baby? Carson and Mrs. Hughes — will they or won’t they? Celebrate the joys, triumphs and intrigue taking place at Downton Abbey — upstairs and down. Bernadette Peters hosts.

GREAT RAILWAY JOURNEYS OF EUROPE
Sunday, November 30 at 10:30 p.m.
Travel across Europe for a delightful sampling of some of the most dramatic and fascinating railway journeys in the world. From the frozen wastes of Norway to the sunny shores of the Italian Adriatic coast, host Julian Davison guides viewers through breathtaking scenery, providing cultural and historical insights along the way.

TO CATCH A COMET
Wednesday, November 19 at 10:00 p.m.
On November 11, billions of kilometers from Earth, a spacecraft orbiter and lander will do what no other has dared to attempt: land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at 67,000 km/hr. If successful, it could help peer into our past and unlock secrets of our origins.

JOURNEY TO THE MACY'S PARADE
Sunday, November 23 at 3:00 p.m.
The Tarpon Springs High School Band is the focus of this documentary chronicling the band’s journey to the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The band, which has a history of winning awards and national band competitions, is one of 11 bands selected to participate in the 2013 parade and the only one in Florida to earn the honor. Band director Kevin Ford said members of the Tarpon Springs High School Leadership Conservatory for the Arts have had numerous opportunities to perform in prestigious concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center Theater and the Kennedy Center, but this experience is unique.

JAY LENO - THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE
Sunday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m.
This special celebrates “Tonight Show” host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, a lineup of the biggest names in comedy salutes the 17th recipient of the humor prize.

RICHARD PRYOR - ICON
Sunday, November 23 at 10:00 p.m.
Richard Pryor’s impact on the craft of comedy and today’s top comics is legendary and unrivaled. This program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comics of all time.

Virginia Farm Bureau

University of Virginia Health Center

Capital Ale House

Dominion Power

BRCC

JMU Forbes Center

Factory Antique Mall

Shenandoah Spring Water

One Block West

2010 South African Safaris

Virginia Film Festival

 

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