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12:30 amRick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild

RICK STEVES' EUROPE: REMOTE, SACRED, WILD celebrates the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond. The half-hour special finds Rick canoeing through the tiny canals of a Dutch nature preserve, hiking in Northern England's pristine Lake District, exploring Italy's most remote and romantic stretch...

1:00 amAdirondacks

The Adirondack Park sprawls across six million acres in Upstate New York. Bigger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier and Grand Canyon National Park combined, it is by far the largest park in the lower 48 states. Yet it is the only one on the continent in which large human populations live and whose land is divided almost ev...

3:00 amMy Wild Affair The Elephant Who Found A Mom

This is the heartbreaking story of Aisha, the baby elephant orphan, and Daphne Sheldrick, the woman who became her human foster parent. Their intense bond reaches a crisis point when Daphne leaves Aisha with a babysitter for a few days to attend her daughter

4:00 amNOVA Venom: Nature's Killer

Scientists track down and capture the planet's most deadly creatures to study their toxic venom. Find out how nature

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills

Workplace Essential Skills teaches skills and attitudes necessary to succeed at work. Learners see how to prepare resumes and applications and how to prepare themselves for interviews and work. In-depth documentary and scripted footage shows learners what employers are looking for and how to thrive in a new job.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit Full Body Workout

Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance.

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 amNature Cat Stream and Shout/hal's Day off

Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: 'Where do streams begin?' This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they final...

7:30 amCurious George The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley

The Elephant Upstairs -George hears a loud thumping sound coming from the ceiling of their apartment and becomes convinced that the new upstairs neighbor has an elephant for a pet. When The Man with the Yellow Hat points out how unlikely that is, George decides to investigate further and comes to the conclusion that if it's...

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory

A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and l...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu

Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. Katerina Shares her Tutu - Daniel is playing at Katerina's house ...

9:00 amSesame Street Practice Makes Proud

Elmo discovers that pride comes with hard work and patience.

9:30 amPeg + Cat The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem

The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position. Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a dif...

10:00 amDinosaur Train: Dinosaurs A to Z

While riding the Dinosaur Train with Buddy and Mom, Tiny gets the idea to gather all the dinosaurs in the "Dinosaurs A to Z" song for a picnic at Troodon Town. The Conductor agrees, and as the Train starts picking up dinosaurs, Tiny, Buddy, Shiny and Don help keep track of how many of the different species have come on boar...

11:00 amSuper WHY! The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge, only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story.

11:30 amThomas & Friends Exciting Friends

Gordon and Ferdinand - Sir Topham Hatt welcomes Ferdinand to his railroad by letting him share Gordon's special. They will be taking the Lion of Sodor to the Summer House and Ferdinand will be Gordon's back engine, which Gordon isn't happy about. They pass workmen who cheer for Ferdinand (not for Gordon or the Lion of Sodor...

12:00 pmSesame Street Practice Makes Proud

Elmo discovers that pride comes with hard work and patience.

12:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral

Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. After shrinking down in the Thingamajigger, they find Wall...

1:00 pmCurious George Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash

Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a win...

1:30 pmCurious George The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley

The Elephant Upstairs -George hears a loud thumping sound coming from the ceiling of their apartment and becomes convinced that the new upstairs neighbor has an elephant for a pet. When The Man with the Yellow Hat points out how unlikely that is, George decides to investigate further and comes to the conclusion that if it's...

2:00 pmArthur D.W. Aims High/Flaw and Order

D.W. wants to be the first person to set foot on Mars! But what if scary purple aliens eat her?

2:30 pmNature Cat Stream and Shout/hal's Day off

Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: 'Where do streams begin?' This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they final...

3:00 pmReady Jet Go! Sunspot and the Great Red Spot/Uncle Zucchini Babysits

'Sunspot and the Great Red Spot' - Sunspot is determined to get to Jupiter to meet his fellow pet aliens, other members of the Red Spot Club. The Club is thousands of years old. They meet annually at an exact time to observe and celebrate the Red Spot. But, mechanical problems with the family wagon/saucer may thwart the tri...

3:30 pmOdd Squad The O Team/Show Me The Money

The O Team - Security agents Owen and Ohio secretly provide backup on a case so they can have a pizza party. Curriculum: Symmetry. Show Me The Money - When an unlucky coin is accidentally released into the public, the agents must retrieve it before the world ends. Curriculum: Money.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret

Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Where the Bison Roam

When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks My Mother the Dog/martha's Must-have

My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for... Vocabulary: (E) resembe/resemblance, impersonate/ation, genuine, authentic, a...

5:30 pmWordGirl Backyard Camping/The Power of Whamship

BACKYARD CAMPING - Becky, Violet and TJ want to try their hand at roughing it in the great outdoors... so they set up a tent in the Botsford backyard. Though TJ spends the night trying to frighten the girls with his best ghost stories, the night gets really scary when the Energy Monster breaks loose, making Violet confront ...

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 pmCharlie Rose - The Week

This special Friday night offering will feature highlights of conversations with the week's guests on Rose's nightly PBS program. From studios in New York City and locations around the world, Charlie Rose talks to people in every field who have 'a great story to tell.'

8:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Brown and Randy Scott.

9:00 pmEat Fat Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman

Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods. In t...

11:00 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions For You

We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers 'find financial solutions for you.' As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our fin...

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