How Does Your Garden Grow?
The grass won’t grow. Something’s eating the bushes. And the flowers are fading fast. But all is not lost- gardening guru Jerry Baker is coming to the rescue! In three new specials, the master gardener will run through a whole host of gardening topics and problems, offering helpful hints on everything from lawn feeding, weeding and seeding to tree, shrub and evergreen care.
Jerry Baker Gardening Specials Saturday, December 2, 1 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 10:10 a.m. KERA Channel 13
Shari Lewis and her playful puppets, Lamb Chop, Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy, celebrate Chanukah in this new family primetime special. Helping them enjoy the traditions, food, songs and stories of this happy Jewish holiday will be guest stars Alan Thicke, Pat Morita and Lloyd Bochner. Together they spin dreidels, exchange Chanukah gelt and make potato latkahs in their observance of this special occasion.
Lamb Chop’s Special Chanukah Monday, December 11, 7 p.m. KERA Channel 13
The spirit of the season is captured in this entertaining holiday special recorded at Dublin’s Point Theatre. In a lively and varied program, Como performs Christmas carols, traditional Irish songs and a number of his own hits. The audience joins along on such holiday favorites as “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “White Christmas” and “Jingle Bells,” and listens intently as Como concludes the show with a quietly emotional rendition of “Ave Maria.”
Perry Como’s Irish Christmas Sunday, December 3, 8 p.m. KERA Channel 13
Soar With The Eagles
They sold more records than any other American band between 1972 and 1979. They reflected the hearts and minds of a generation with a country/rock combination never heard before. And they’ve never been duplicated. Relive the songs and sounds of this legendary group in a concert special that features Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh, Don Felder and Timothy B. Schmit in their first performance together in 14 years.
The Eagles: In the Spotlight Tuesday, December 5, 9:45 p.m. KERA Channel 13
The Secrets Of Success
The acclaimed author and motivational speaker offers his opinions and advice in back-to-back programs. In the first, he expands on his unique philosophy, which combines ancient wisdom with modern science. In the second special, Dr. Chopra explains his perspective on the attainment of success, distilling the essence of his teachings into seven simple, yet powerful, principles that can easily be applied to create success in all areas of one’s life.
Body, Mind and Soul The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success Monday, December 4, beginning at 8 p.m. KERA Channel 13
How Not To Get Clipped
An engaging speaker with the delivery of a stand-up comic, David Chilton gives common sense tips for investing early and becoming wealthy by retirement age. The same humor and snippets of wisdom that made Chilton’s book a best-seller pervade this finan-cial show, which explores the subject of personal finance in the folksy setting of a barber shop. Chilton, who will be live in the KERA studios, translates the entertaining teachings of a fictional character, the Wealthy Barber, into a number of pointers about creating financial security.
The Wealthy Barber With David Chilton Wednesday, December 6, 7 p.m. KERA Channel 13