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12:00 amAging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White

AGING BACKWARDS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle ch...

1:00 amShakespeare Uncovered A Midsummer Nightís Dream with Hugh Bonneville

Bonneville started his career at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, understudying Ralph Fiennes as Lysander, one of the four lovers in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He and Fiennes meet up again to try to untangle the extraordinary plot of one of Shakespeare's most enduringly popular plays, a great comedy of love and enchan...

2:00 amGreat Performances La Dolce Vita: the Music of Italian Cinema

Dawning in the dark aftermath of World War II, the fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, Sergio Leone and others. And a major component of Italian cinemaís endu...

3:30 amGames of the North

Follow modern Inuit athletes and they compete in ancestral Inuit sports in the unforgiving Arctic.

4:00 amGenealogy Roadshow Best of Genealogy Roadshow

Enjoy the most intriguing stories selected from both seasons of the series. From immigrant voyages and famous ancestors to murder mysteries and family connections, the episode revisits the journeys in cities across the country as people uncover their family histories.

5:00 amShakespeare Uncovered A Midsummer Nightís Dream with Hugh Bonneville

Bonneville started his career at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, understudying Ralph Fiennes as Lysander, one of the four lovers in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He and Fiennes meet up again to try to untangle the extraordinary plot of one of Shakespeare's most enduringly popular plays, a great comedy of love and enchan...

6:00 amCharlie Rose

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose engages the world's most fascinating individuals in one-on-one conversations and roundtable discussions.

7:00 amCurious George Big, Bad Hundley/george's Simple Siphon

When Hundley notices a big dog named Goliath helping the Doorman in the lobby, he wishes he were taller. George and Marco try to help the dachshund by giving him stilts, platform shoes, and even a fun house mirror to makes Hundley look big. But nothing cheers Hundley up until he figures out that good things come in all size...

7:30 amCurious George Red Planet Monkey/tortilla Express

George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls? Or was it all just...

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship / Daniel Plays at the Castle

Daniel and Miss Elaina decide to play "outer space." Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Friends Help Each Other / Daniel Helps O Tell a Story

Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself. O the Owl wants to show Daniel all his books.

9:00 amSesame Street Where's the Itsy Bitsy Spider?

"Sesame Street" is over 40! Since 1969, children and adults alike have flocked to the place where multiethnic, multigenerational, and even multispecies residents coexist in harmony. Here, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skills, and respect people's differences.

10:00 amDinosaur Train Double-Crested Trouble / Erma and the Conductor

Tiny and Buddy show competitive twin brothers Dylan and Devlin Dilophosaurus how to work as a team.

10:30 amDinosaur Train Dome-Headed Dinosaur / Treasure Hunt

The Pteranodon kids and their friend Spikey Stygimoloch meet two dinosaurs with large dome heads.

11:00 amPeg + Cat The Allergy Problem/i Do What I Can: the Musical!

The Allergy Problem - Peg's house/Inside a Whale. When Peg is told she's allergic to Cat, Cat leaves home! Ramone flies Peg around the world in his flying machine that runs on 100 pebbles, in search of her friend. Primary Content: The value of mistakes, adding to 5 Secondary Content: Counting by tens to 100 I Do What I Can:...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The Circus Problem/the Buried Treasure Problem

The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length Secondary Content: Counting by twos The Buried Treasure Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat measure their ...

12:00 pmSuper WHY! The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan

Pig is puzzled when he becomes too big for his bed and his sneakers begin pinching his feet. To learn what's going on, he and the Super Readers enter the story of "The Ugly Duckling."

12:30 pmThomas & Friends Food to Go

The Afternoon Tea Express / The Smelly Kipper The Afternoon Tea Express Stephen becomes very excited when the Earl gives him the special job of collecting the ingredients for the afternoon teas at the Castle. But Spencer teases him about being too old and slow. Stephen, however, asks Thomas and the other engines to give him...

1:00 pmSesame Street (30 Minutes) Bertís Training Wheels

Luis and Ernie help Bert gain the confidence to ride his bike without training wheels after they break. Educational objective: Self-Regulation

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Teeny Weeny Adventure / I See Seeds

Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere!

2:00 pmCaillou The World Around Me!

Caillou is excited when Miss Martin takes him and his friends to the park for some special activities. They have a beanbag race, but the rules are not easy to grasp, and the kids have a few comical mishaps in the process. Caillou discovers that you don't always have to win to be proud of yourself. Grandma has given Caillou ...

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Sid's Rainy Play Date

Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow.

3:00 pmArthur Caught in the Crosswires/framed

Caught in the Crosswires - Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star! But when Muffy's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realisti...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Blob On the Job/party of 5,4,3,2,1

Blob on the Job - When a blob gets loose in Odd Squad headquarters, Olive and Otto compete against rival agents to catch it first. Curriculum: Measurement; capacity. Party of 54321 - When people in town can no longer count down, Olive and Otto must uncover who is causing the problem and why. Curriculum: Numbers and counting...

4:00 pmWild Kratts When Fish Fly

Episode Description: Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victoryÖor defeat. Science Concept: First Principle of flight - how air moves over a...

4:30 pmWild Kratts Slider, the Otter

Episode Description: The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida. Science Concept: Instinct and learning. Otter cubs have to learn how to survive in their particular habitat.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha's Best Worst Day / Truman's Brother

Martha insults everyone she talks to until Truman intervenes, realizing that she's actually not in a foul mood but is saying the reverse of what she means.

5:30 pmCyberchase Penguin Tears

Hacker goes to Cyberia in search of the Prism of Penguia and the team gets trapped in an icy cave.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmLawrence Welk's TV Treasures

This documentary about the legendary television series, "The Lawrence Welk Show," features rarely seen footage from more than 50 years of the longest-running series on national television and outstanding never-before-seen archival performances by members of the Welk Musical Family, starting with the earliest days of the sho...

9:00 pmRock My Soul

A dynamic celebration of the Gospel tradition, this performance features all-star artists alongside Gospel legends and National Heritage Fellowship honorees, The Fairfield Four. Rock My Soul is particularly blessed in featuring The McCrary Sisters, four daughters of former Fairfield Four bandleader, the Rev. Sam McCrary. Gu...

10:30 pmCapitol Journal

(March 2, 2015) On tonight's program, we'll look ahead to tomorrow's start of the session. We'll report on the Senate Republican Caucus announcing today its legislative agenda. And we'll be joined by General Paul Hankins, the President of the Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. He'll discuss some ...

11:00 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions For You

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America's most recognized expert in personal finance, include: how to invest; whether to buy or rent a home; saving for retirement; what kind of life insurance to buy; wills and trusts; student loans and more. Orman offers tangible information on managing...

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