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Highlights for March 2015 Membership Drive

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With March fast approaching, CET and ThinkTV are excited to announce the upcoming Spring Membership Drive. The largest drive of the year, the Spring Membership Drive will run from Feb.28 – March 15, and in honor of this big event, weare preparing a slew of special programming to entertain their viewers.

Donations to the membership drive will help CET and ThinkTV continue to broadcast award-winning programming as well as support our education-based initiatives. Furthermore, thanks to the generosity of the late Dr. Stanley Kaplan and his wife Mickey, the Dr. Stan and Mickey Kaplan foundation will support the drive for the 34th year in a row via their challenge grant. Through this generous grant, $25,000 of new membership dollars will be matched dollar for dollar over the course of the membership drive.

Here are some program highlights for the membership drive:


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Celtic Woman Fan Favorites

Sunday, March 1, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Tuesday, March 3, at 8pm on ThinkTV16

Relive 10 years of magical moments with the beloved princesses of song from the Emerald Isle.

 

Masterpiece Classic – Downton Abbey, Season 5 Episode 9

Sunday, March 1, at 9pm on ThinkTV16

The Crawleys go to a shooting party at a castle in Northumberland and return to Downton Abbey for a joyful Christmas holiday.

 

Transatlantic Sessions

Monday, March 2, at 8pm on ThinkTV16

Thursday, March 5, at 10pm on ThinkTV14

Sam Bush, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Béla Fleck, Alison Krauss, James Taylor and more than 28 artists gather in the Scottish Highlands to perform folk favorites from the Americana and Celtic traditions.

 

Jewish Journey: America

Tuesday, March 3, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Trace Jewish immigration to the U.S. through the centuries with history and personal stories.

 

Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf Tribute at Red Rocks

Tuesday, March 3, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV16

Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV14

Saturday, March 7, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV16

Watch this musical performance that pays tribute to the “father of modern Chicago Blues” Muddy Waters.

 

Bala Brothers

Thursday, March 5, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV16

Discover one of the most exciting vocal trios to take the world stage straight from South Africa.

 

Mr. Selfridge: A Celebration

Friday, March 6, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Sunday, March 8, at 9pm on ThinkTV16

Experience this PBS Pledge celebration of the first two Seasons of Mr. Selfridge and a sneak peek at Season 3 featuring behind the scenes footage and interviews with the actors and production personnel.

 

Daniel O’Donnell from the Heartland

Monday, March 9, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Tuesday, March 10, at 8pm on ThinkTV16

Enjoy the singing, dancing and charm of Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell, filmed in Iowa.

 

Great Performances: Bryan Adams in Concert

Wednesday, March 11, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Hear contemporary pop singer Bryan Adams sing all the hits and audience favorites from his three-decade career.

 

Music of Northern Ireland with Eamonn McCrystal

Wednesday, March 11, at 10pm on ThinkTV16

Celebrate a wide array of music composed and performed by the country’s artists.

 

50s and 60s Rock Rewind (My Music)

Thursday, March 12, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Revel in archival footage of the greatest pop and rock hit makers of the 50s and early 60s.

 

Soundstage: Blues Summit in Chicago

Thursday, March 12, at 10pm on ThinkTV14

Thrill to the music of Muddy Waters and other blues legends in a concert not seen on TV for 40 years.

 

Best of the 60s

Friday, March 13, at 9pm on ThinkTV16

Hear favorite hits of the decade performed by popular singers of the era.

 

CET

Masterpiece Classic – Downton Abbey, Season 5 Episode 9

Sunday, March 1, at 9pm on CET

The Crawleys go to a shooting party at a castle in Northumberland and return to Downton Abbey for a joyful Christmas holiday.

 

Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music

Monday, March 2, at 8pm on CET

Friday, March 7, at 7pm on CET

Thursday, March 12, at 8pm on CET

Join 12-year-old musical prodigy Ethan Bortnick in this exciting new television concert recorded before a live audience of 20,000 people.

 

Music of Northern Ireland with Eamonn McCrystal

Monday, March 2, at 8pm on CET Arts

Celebrate a wide array of music composed and performed by the country’s artists.

 

Celtic Woman Fan Favorites

Monday, March 2, at 9:30pm on CET Arts

Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30pm on CET

Relive 10 years of magical moments with the beloved princesses of song from the Emerald Isle.

 

Angels Sing, Libera in America

Tuesday, March 3, at 8pm on CET Arts

Soar with the angelic voices of the beloved boy choir performing hymns and folk classics.

 

Great Performances: Bryan Adams in Concert

Wednesday, March 4, at 9pm on CET Arts

Friday, March 6, at 9pm on CET

Hear contemporary pop singer Bryan Adams sing all the hits and audience favorites from his three-decade career.

 

Jewish Journey: America

Thursday, March 5, at 8pm on CET

Jewish life in the old country and the establishment of communities in America are highlighted.

 

Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Enrico Caruso

Thursday, March 5, at 8pm on CET Arts

Celebrate the legendary tenor’s songs and arias in a stunning concert shot on Italy’s Amalfi coast.

 

Justin Hayward: Spirits…Live

Thursday, March 5, at 9:30pm on CET

Sunday, March 8, at 9pm on CET Arts

Thursday, March 12, at 9:30pm on CET

Join legendary Moody Blues lead singer, guitarist and songwriter Justin Hayward for classic tunes and new songs.

 

Mr. Selfridge: A Celebration

Sunday, March 8, at 9pm on CET

Experience this PBS Pledge celebration of the first two Seasons of Mr. Selfridge and a sneak peek at Season 3 featuring behind the scenes footage and interviews with the actors and production personnel.

 

Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino

Monday, March 9, at 8pm on CET Arts

Travel to breathtaking Portofino to enjoy love songs sung by superstar Andrea Bocelli.

 

50s & 60s Rock Rewind (My Music)

Tuesday, March 10, at 8pm on CET

Revel in archival footage of the greatest pop and rock hit makers of the 50s and early 60s.

 

Daniel O’Donnell from the Heartland

Wednesday, March 11, at 8pm on CET

Enjoy the singing, dancing and charm of Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell, filmed in Iowa.

 

Soundstage: Blues Summit in Chicago – 1974

Wednesday, March 11, at 9:30pm on CET Arts

Thrill to the music of Muddy Waters and other blues legends in a concert not seen on TV for 40 years.

 

Great Performances: Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages

Thursday, March 12, at 8pm on CET Arts

Celebrate the sound of Pavarotti, the tenor who extended his presence far beyond Italian opera.