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12:30 amRick Steves' Delicious Europe

In RICK STEVES' DELICIOUS EUROPE, America's favorite travel guide Rick Steves savors classic European cuisine - from garlicky snails and handmade mozzarella to savory bouillabaisse, hearty wurst and other regional specialties. He also dines on gourmet tapas in Galicia, visits a cozy trattoria in Rome, tastes the catch of th...

1:00 amSearch For Josiah Henson...the Man Behind the Story of Uncle tom's Cabin...; the

Tucked between upscale homes in suburban Maryland just outside Washington, DC, are the remains of an 1830s slave plantation — once home to Josiah Henson, the slave who inspired the title character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s famous novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. What can be found here to help us understand what life on this plant...

2:00 amBones of Badger Hole, A Time Team America Presentation; the

In Western Oklahoma, the bones of massive 10,000-year-old bison mingle with the remnants of early man-made weapons. The Time Team tries to piece together what happened here, and what life was like 10,000 years ago. What strategies did hunters use against these mammoth beasts before the advent of bows and arrows and horses?

3:00 amNature Raccoon Nation

Scientists follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.

4:00 amNOVA Finding Life Beyond Earth, Part 2

Telescope images and dazzling CGI immerse audiences in the sights and sounds of alien worlds.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Orientation

An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Planning to Work

Emphasizes career planning and the role of work in people's lives.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Flabby Arms

This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Sit Awhile

In an Imaginary Chair, that is! You'll feel your thighs strengthening by the second. Camel Pose will stretch your body inside and out from knees to chin.

7:00 amCurious George Girl Meets Monkey / Curious George Ramps It Up

George meets the Renkins' 5-year-old granddaughter Allie, who's spending the summer with them. Allie has many questions for him, and soon George is showing her what it's like to be a monkey. But after they climb a tree, Allie is afraid to climb down.

7:30 amCurious George The Inside Story / A Monkey, a Plan, a Canal

George doesn't feel so well, so he tries to dream his cold away. Then, George and Allie find that a dry spell has lowered the water level of Lake Wanasink.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Pizza Problem/the Pizza Pirate Problem

The Pizza Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. When Peg and Cat get orders for halves of pizzas, they must learn about fractions to keep their patrons pleased. Primary Content: Fractions (whole, half) Secondary Content: Circles The Pizza Pirate Problem - Peg's Pizza Place/Giant Land/Prehistoric Valley/Ancient Egypt. As Peg and Cat ...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and therapod Race/hungry, Hungry Carnivores

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: TURTLE & THERAPOD RACE The Pteranodon family travels to the 'Classic in the Jurassic', an Olympics type competition in which dinosaur teams representing the three Mesozoic time periods will compete in various contests. Today's competition is a race between turtle and theropod teams. When the fast th...

9:00 amSesame Street Rosita's Abuela Arrives

Rosita's Spanish-speaking grandmother is on Sesame Street. Maria helps Rosita deal with her feelings about speaking a lot of Spanish around her friends and having to always translate for her Abuela. Educational Objectives: Self-Regulation

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Tiger Family Grows/daniel Learns About Being A Big Brother

The Tiger Family Grows - The Tiger Family is expanding and Daniel finds out that he is going to be a big brother! At first, he isn't sure what to expect, but as his family prepares for the arrival of the new baby, Daniel learns about what it means to be a big brother…and a big helper, too. Daniel Learns About Being a Big Br...

10:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Playtime Is Different/the Playground Is Different with Baby

204A - Playtime is Different Daniel is having fun playing restaurant with O and Katerina but they keep getting interrupted by a very curious Margaret who wants to be part of the action. She also can't seem to keep her hands off of Daniel's beloved Tige-y! Daniel eventually learns that although having a new baby sister aroun...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-off/back in Time

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: ULTIMATE FACE-OFF The `Classic in the Jurassic' games are back, and this time, it's the Ultimate Smackdown. Mr. Conductor explains the "wrestling" matchups from the three Time Periods feature carnivores vs. herbivores and the best choreographed and most entertaining show wins! Tank and Buddy are thr...

11:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and therapod Race/hungry, Hungry Carnivores

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: TURTLE & THERAPOD RACE The Pteranodon family travels to the 'Classic in the Jurassic', an Olympics type competition in which dinosaur teams representing the three Mesozoic time periods will compete in various contests. Today's competition is a race between turtle and theropod teams. When the fast th...

12:00 pmSuper WHY! The Goose and the Golden Eggs

The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is protective of his special eggs.

12:30 pmThomas & Friends Slow Down!

Thomas is getting his whistle fixed at the Steam Works before he delivers animals to the Sodor Country Fair.

1:00 pmPeg + Cat The Pizza Problem/the Pizza Pirate Problem

The Pizza Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. When Peg and Cat get orders for halves of pizzas, they must learn about fractions to keep their patrons pleased. Primary Content: Fractions (whole, half) Secondary Content: Circles The Pizza Pirate Problem - Peg's Pizza Place/Giant Land/Prehistoric Valley/Ancient Egypt. As Peg and Cat ...

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Rumbly Tumbly/planet Name Game

Rumbly Tumbly Nick's hungry tummy is rumbling! But why do our stomachs make noises when they're hungry? A super shrunken trip into Thing One's stomach will show them the answer! They learn how chewing and stomach juices help to break down the food, and the tummy sounds are actually the stomach working. When your tummy is em...

2:00 pmCaillou Caillou Can Do It!

A Sweet and Sour Day - Caillou is helping Grandma water her flowers and fill the birdbath. When they get thirsty and need a break from gardening, Grandma finds there's no juice to be found in the fridge. No matter, Grandma shows Caillou how to make fruit juice from scratch, and it tastes so good that Mommy asks for seconds....

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Let There Be Light

Sid learns about the science of light and how it comes from various energy sources. He also discovers some light sources, like the sun, can't be turned off.

3:00 pmArthur Dear Adil / Bitzi's Break-Up

Arthur writes to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, and imagines what life is like in Turkey. Buster's upset that Bitzi's breaking up with her boyfriend (and his pal) Harry.

3:30 pmArthur Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain / Thanks a Lot, Binky

Fern and Francine go hiking, but don't get along along the way. Binky decides to stop doing good deeds, but learns what life would be like without acts of kindness.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Polar Bears Don't Dance

In the Arctic, Martin and Chris help return a kidnapped walrus calf and polar-bear cub to their mothers.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Build It Beaver

The Kratts help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha: Deadline Doggie / It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha

Martha sniffs out leads for Carolina's paper, but her tips don't pay off as intended; Carolina's quest for a big story to keep her paper afloat leads to very strange one.

5:30 pmCyberchase The Deedle Beast

Digit pet-sits a Deedle Beast named Dewey, but is stymied when the critter begins acting oddly. The kids investigate, and soon learn that none other than Hacker has moved in next door.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

On-air and online, the PBS NewsHour provides in-depth analysis of current national and international events.

7:00 pmWashington Week With Gwen Ifill

WASHINGTON WEEK is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events.

7:30 pmThe Mclaughlin Group

John McLaughlin hosts this weekly, half-hour public affairs program in which he and four other pundits discuss current political news in a roundtable format. Regular guests are Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, Rich Lowry, and either Clarence Page or Mort Zuckerman.

8:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

(AUG. 21, 2014) We'll report on a big south Alabama candidates forum at which the contenders for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General will all speak out. We'll be joined by Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield, who discusses the possibility that Governor Bentley might call a special legislative session to ...

9:00 pmMama Called

Gene Stallings, Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Bill Battle, Ken Stabler, Bob Baumhower and many more tell the story of Alabama football legend Paul "Bear" Bryant.

10:30 pmFab Four: the Ultimate Tribute

With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of the Beatle’s classics, the Fab Four will make you think you are back in time rockin’ with John, Paul, George and Ringo! With The Fab Four on stage, you’ll hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Penny Lan...

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