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7pm THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN Education/Science - What is it really?  Dr. David Eagleman takes viewers on an extraordinary journey in "What is Reality?" He explores how the brain, locked in silence and darkness without direct access to the world, conjures up the rich and beautiful world we all take for granted. 

Doctor's Orders!

Mar 15, 2016

DOC MARTIN- Comedy/Drama (8pm) While you anxiously await the new season of Doc Martin premiering March 30th (just 2 weeks away) here is a repeat episode so you can get your doctor "fix".

For information on the upcoming series, click the tags below.  

A PLACE TO CALL HOME (8pm)  A PLACE TO CALL HOME is a sweeping romantic drama that centers on enigmatic nurse Sarah Adams as she returns to her native Australia after two decades in Europe. 

The Best of Burt Bacharach

Mar 10, 2016
TJL Productions

DOC MARTIN: Seven Grumpy Seasons - 9pm Go behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Doc Martin during the filming of it's highly anticipated season 7 in the picturesque seaside village of Port Isaac. 

THE FOREVER WISDOM OF DR. WAYNE DYER - 9 pm

 Celebrate the iconic thinker's wisdom teachings and unique ability to translate abstract ideas into down-to-earth lessons that can be applied to everyday life. This inspirational memorial tribute includes memorable stories, both funny and soulful. 

Saturday March 5th at 11pm  - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band celebrates its 50th anniversary of making music together in a PBS special NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND: 50 YEARS AND CIRCLIN' BACK. The band is joined by a host of special guests, including Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Byron House, Vince Gill, John Prine, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and original Dirt Band member Jackson Browne, and former NGDB band member Jimmy Ibbotson. “We’re humbled to have all of these amazing artists, who happen to be our friends, come out to honor th

ABOUT THE CAST:

MARTIN CLUNES (as Doc Martin)

Martin Clunes is the son of Shakespearean actor Alec Clunes.  He made his television debut playing an alien prince in Doctor Who: Snakedance: Part One (1983) He then won a regular role in No Place Like Home (1983), a fairly traditional middle-class BBC sitcom.  Clunes' greatest breakthrough came when starring in British Men Behaving Badly (1992), a riotous sitcom which proved to be one of the most popular series of the 1990s. He has since established himself as one of the UK's most consistently popular television actors, starring in the long-running series Doc Martin.  An audience favorite with WLRN viewers, he can also be seen in over half a dozen other shows on our air…

  • A MOTHER’S SON
  • THE MAN WHO LOST HIS HEAD
  • SECRET LIFE OF DOGS
  • MARTIN CLUNES: A MAN AND HIS DOGS
  • MARTIN CLUNES & A LION CALLED MUGIE
  • MAN AND BEAST
  • HEAVY HORSEPOWER

He is a huge animal lover and does a lot of charitable work.  Contrary to his character as Doc Martin, he is often described as kindhearted with a great sense of humor.  

60's Pop, Rock & Soul on WLRN - TV

Mar 2, 2016

My Music: 60's Pop, Rock & Soul (8pm)

Teenage heartthrobs of the 1960s Peter Noone, of Herman's Hermits, and Davy Jones, of the Monkees, co-host an evening of music from the era of peace, love and social change. The singers, both native sons of Manchester, England, perform their classic hits and are joined by other popular acts of the era spanning the pop, rock and soul musical genres, including The Kingsmen, Jefferson Starship, The Miracles and many others.

Sunday at 9 on WLRN-TV...

Motown 25 commemorates it's 25th anniversary which was founded in 1959.   Among the highlighted performances are: Michael Jackson's performance of "Billie Jean", Smokey Robinson's long awaited reunion with The Miracles, a Temptations/The Four Tops "battle of the bands", Marvin Gaye's inspired speech about black music history and his memorable performance of "What's Going On", a Jackson 5 reunion, and an abbreviated reunion of Diana Ross & The Supremes, who performed their final #1 hit, "Someday We'll be Together" from 1969.

Here is a glimpse of Doc Martin in the making...

CLOSE TO YOU: Remembering the Carpenters 9:30 pm  Producer/Arranger/Composer/Pianist/Singer Richard Carpenter reflects on the legendary musical career he enjoyed with his late sister Karen with rare footage and performances of their greatest hits.    

AFRICAN AMERICANS: Many Rivers To Cross - 6pm

CELTIC THUNDER: Legacy (7 pm) - A review of Celtic Thunder’s most popular songs with selections from their 9 tours to date. CT soloists Colm Keegan, Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, Emmett O’Hanlon and Neil Byrne are joined by guest artist and former cast mate Damian McGinty.

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