WCTE Summer Pledge Drive

WCTE is Your Upper Cumberland Public Television station. We rely on your support to continue bringing you the best of our community through a variety of local programs and specials. Your contributions allow us to bring quality National and International series and documentaries into your living rooms for Free and without commercial interruptions. Four times a year we bring you a special schedule of unique and exclusive programs and ask you to please help support all of the important work we do in and for the community, both on and beyond your television screen.

Please scroll down for a full schedule of all our Special Pledge Programs.

Opry Memories

Opry Memories

Airing Aug 13th @ 5 pm, Aug 14th @ 7 pm

OPRY MEMORIES will take you back to the golden era of country music. Join host John Schneider from the Grand Ole Opry House as he brings you stars like Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, George Jones and Loretta Lynn performing their biggest hits in the prime of their careers. Taped at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry, these performances have been preserved and restored to pristine condition, with top quality sound and video and all are in beautiful, full color.

Grand Canyon Serenade

Grand Canyon Serenade

Airing Saturday, August 6th at 2:30 pm and Sunday August 7th at 2 am

GRAND CANYON SERENADE presents a stunning HD visual portrait of the Grand Canyon region set to the world-class music of some of the most beloved classical music composers such as Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and Dvorak. Viewers experience breathtaking panoramas and one of the most dramatic adventures on the planet in a meditative film journey that showcases the beauty and spiritual nature of one of America’s crown jewels.

 

Daniel O’Donnell: Live from Nashville

Daniel O’Donnell: Live from Nashville

Airing: Aug 7th @ 1pm, Aug 9th @ 7pm, Aug 11th @ 9 pm, Aug 13th @ 8:30 pm

Returning to the roots of country music, Daniel O’Donnell does so in a big way with this stunning program that originates from the iconic landmark and “Mother Church of Country Music,” the Ryman Auditorium. The program features a compilation of country and Irish favorites with special guests Charley Pride singing his signature tune “Crystal Chandeliers,” longtime musical companion Mary Duff, talented vocalist and wife Majella O’Donnell and The Daniel O’Donnell Band.

Stop Back Pain with Vijay Vad, MD.

Stop Back Pain with Vijay Vad, MD

Airing Aug 13th @ 8:30 am, Aug 14th @ 11:30 am, Aug 14th @ 10 am

It’s no secret that chronic back pain is a huge medical issue. Now relief is on the way with STOP BACK PAIN WITH VIJAY VAD, M.D. An expert in chronic pain, Dr. Vad demystifies the causes of back pain and shares science-based self-help steps anyone can do for back pain relief. Author of Stop Pain and Back Rx, Dr. Vad continues to develop more effective treatments for back pain with his clinical research, which focuses on back care relief with non-surgical intervention.

The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special

The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special

Airing Aug 7th @ 11 pm, Aug 9th @ 12 am, Aug 10th @ 1 am, Aug 12th @ 7 pm

For 23 years, The Ed Sullivan Show featured America's premiere comedy legends performing their acts for millions of Americans every week. This special from the Sullivan archives brings back the original stars that defined the history of comedy, in their prime doing their original acts. The talent line-up includes classic bits from Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson, Joan Rivers, Alan King, Jack Paar, Jackie Gleason, Victor Borge and many more.

WCTE is grateful for your Support and pleased to offer a variety of program-specific Thank-You Gifts to show our appreciation of your Membership and Pledge of Support.

Watch the Special Programs listed below for more information on these unique gifts and make your Pledge. Thank You.





Program Weekday Date Time
America's Homecooking: Dinner for Two Saturday 6-Aug-11 10:00 AM
3 Steps to Incredible Health Saturday 6-Aug-11 1:00 PM
Grand Canyon Serenade Saturday 6-Aug-11 2:30 PM
David Garrett: Rock Symphonies II Saturday 6-Aug-11 3:30 PM
Legends of Folk: The Village Scene Saturday 6-Aug-11 4:30 PM
Country Pop Legends (My Music) Saturday 6-Aug-11 6:00 PM
Rock, Pop, and Doo Wop Saturday 6-Aug-11 10:00 PM
Lawrence Welk's Big Band Splash Sunday 7-Aug-11 12:00 AM
Grand Canyon Serenade Sunday 7-Aug-11 2:00 AM
Savor the Southwest Fiesta Sunday 7-Aug-11 11:00 AM
Daniel O'Donnell: Live from Nashville Sunday 7-Aug-11 1:00 PM
Roy Orbison: In Dreams Sunday 7-Aug-11 2:30 PM
Les Miserables 25th Anniversary at the O2 Sunday 7-Aug-11 3:30 PM
Country Pop Legends (My Music) Sunday 7-Aug-11 7:30 PM
GP Jackie Evancho Dream w/ Me Sunday 7-Aug-11 9:30 PM
Ed Sullivan's Comedy Legends Sunday 7-Aug-11 11:00 PM
Peter, Paul & Mary: Carry it on: A Musical Legacy Monday 8-Aug-11 1:00 AM
David Garrett: Rock Symphonies II Monday 8-Aug-11 7:00 PM
Malt Shop Memories: The Concert Monday 8-Aug-11 10:00 PM
Ed Sullivan's Comedy Legends Tuesday 9-Aug-11 12:00 AM
Daniel O'Donnell: Live from Nashville Tuesday 9-Aug-11 7:00 PM
Barbra Steisand: One Night Only at the Village Vangaurd Tuesday 9-Aug-11 8:30 PM
Michael Londra: Beyond Celtic Tuesday 9-Aug-11 10:00 PM
Michael Feinstein : The Sinatra Era Tuesday 9-Aug-11 11:30 PM
Ed Sullivan's Comedy Legends Wednesday 10-Aug-11 1:00 AM
Roy Orbison: In Dreams Wednesday 10-Aug-11 7:00 PM
Les Miserables 25th Anniversary at the O2 Wednesday 10-Aug-11 10:00 PM
Peter, Paul & Mary: Carry it on: A Musical Legacy Thursday 11-Aug-11 7:00 PM
Daniel O'Donnell: Live from Nashville Thursday 11-Aug-11 9:00 PM
Justin Hines: Days to Recall Thursday 11-Aug-11 10:30 PM
3 Steps to Incredible Health Friday 12-Aug-11 12:00 AM
Stop Back Pain w/Vijay Vad, MD. Friday 12-Aug-11 1:30 AM
Ed Sullivan's Comedy Legends Friday 12-Aug-11 7:00 PM
It Takes Two: The Greatest Duets Friday 12-Aug-11 9:00 PM
David Garrett: Rock Symphonies II Friday 12-Aug-11 10:30 PM
GP Jackie Evancho Dream w/ Me Friday 12-Aug-11 11:30 PM
Rock, Pop, and Doo Wop Saturday 13-Aug-11 1:00 AM
INNOVATION YOU with Dr. Jeff DeGraff Saturday 13-Aug-11 10:00 AM
Stop Back Pain w/Vijay Vad, MD. Saturday 13-Aug-11 11:30 AM
Lawrence Welk's Big Band Splash Saturday 13-Aug-11 1:00 PM
Rock, Pop, and Doo Wop Saturday 13-Aug-11 3:00 PM
Country Pop Legends (My Music) Saturday 13-Aug-11 5:00 PM
Opry Memories (with local pledge breaks & tickets) Saturday 13-Aug-11 7:00 PM
Daniel O'Donnell: Live from Nashville Saturday 13-Aug-11 8:30 PM
Legends of Folk: The Village Scene Saturday 13-Aug-11 10:00 PM
Barbra Steisand: One Night Only at the Village Vangaurd Saturday 13-Aug-11 11:30 PM
Country Pop Legends (My Music) Sunday 14-Aug-11 1:00 AM
Stop Back Pain w/Vijay Vad, MD. Sunday 14-Aug-11 10:00 AM
Lawrence Welk's Big Band Splash Sunday 14-Aug-11 11:30 AM
Michael Londra: Beyond Celtic Sunday 14-Aug-11 1:30 PM
Les Miserables 25th Anniversary at the O2 Sunday 14-Aug-11 3:00 PM
Country Pop Legends (My Music) Sunday 14-Aug-11 7:00 PM
Opry Memories (with local pledge breaks & tickets) Sunday 14-Aug-11 9:00 PM
Malt Shop Memories: The Concert Sunday 14-Aug-11 10:30 PM
It Takes Two: The Greatest Duets Monday 15-Aug-11 12:30 AM
David Garrett: Rock Symphonies II Monday 15-Aug-11 2:00 AM

 

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