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1:00 amAmerican Masters Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes

Explore the imagination of the man who created "A Prairie Home Companion," the popular radio show.

2:30 amPioneers of Television Carol Burnett & the Funny Ladies

This program focuses on Carol Burnett's television comedy career and the funny ladies of television who joined her in paving the way for today's TV comediennes.

3:00 amBattle for the Elephants

An examination of the slaughter of elephants follows five people waging a battle for the elephant.

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

Roger installs new granite steps, and Kevin helps Tom build a timeless window seat and some MDF doors cleverly disguised as wainscoting. Norm works on the treads and newel cap on the stairs, and the pine ceiling accents get whitewashed and lacquered. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom demonstrates th...

5:00 amGED Connection The GED Essay

This episode describes the essay portion of the GED exam. Former GED s tudent give examples of essay questions that encountered during GED te sting. Writing experts explain techniques to prepare for writing an ex am even without prior knowledge of the GED essay question.

5:30 amGED Connection Passing the GED Reading Test

Passing the GED Reading Test" is the first in five episodes that prep ares the student for the GED Language Arts Reading test. The program e xplains the four areas of reading material that the upcoming episodes will cover (nonfiction, fiction, drama, and poetry) and also familiari zes the student with the test itself: what ...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Orientation

An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Planning to Work

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

7:00 amRight From Birth: A Parenting Series Self-competence: Fifteen to Eighteen Months

Clearly a unique individual, a toddler is more independent, and ready to try new adventures and your patience!

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Dress Up Day / Bathtime

Cat introduces Sally and Nick to a caterpillar that makes silk after Sally discovers her princess dress is torn and that her mom doesn't have silk thread to fix it. Elsewhere, Cat shows a muddy Nick and Sally how various animals clean themselves.

8:00 amThomas & Friends Listening and Learning

Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the docks.

8:30 amBob the Builder Following Clues - Part 3

Educational Objective: Learn the importance of determination and never giving-up. Dizzy Finds that Pirate Fixham Theatre needs work completed before the performance of The Legend of Brickbeard, with actor and theatre manager Richard Olivier in the lead role. When Dizzy tells the team that she has seen Brickbeard backstage, ...

9:00 amSuper WHY! George and the Dragon

FEE FI FO FUM! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back!

9:30 amMartha Speaks The Opera Contest / Maestro Martha

The kids create operas for a contest; bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft plot a heist during a charity concert.

10:00 amBiz Kid$ Movin' On Out

A kid's guide to the true cost of being independent looks at how much it costs to live on your own.

10:30 amDesign Squad Blowin' in the Wind

The teams compete to design and build wind-powered kinetic art from recycled materials.

11:00 am3 Steps to incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.d.

Joel Fuhrman offers a healthy, effective and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly.

1:00 pmRick 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...

1:30 pmCountry Pop Legends

Roy Clark and Glenn Campbell highlight classic country pop tunes from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. New performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, the Bellamy Brothers, the Browns and more are intermixed with full-length vintage gems from the vaults.

3:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Travel Skills

RICK STEVES' EUROPE TRAVEL SKILLS distills Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into an information-rich two-hour special. Shot on his favorite 3,000-mile "Best of Europe" loop - Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London - Rick covers planning an itinerary, hu...

5:30 pmMoments to Remember

Legends of the late 50s and early 1960s pop era including Frankie Laine and the Four Aces perform.

8:00 pmClassic Gospel Special - A Tent Revival Homecoming

Filmed under a canvas canopy on the grounds of the Billy Graham Library, this old-fashioned tent revival brings together 140 gospel greats to sing the songs that have transformed countless lives. Features the Oak Ridge Boys, George Beverly Shea, The Isaacs, Elvis’ Imperials, Cliff Burrows, the Gaither Vocal Band and more. H...

10:00 pmHe Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed with vintage photos, interviews and video footage, including some never-before-available scenes of Elvis's impromptu offstage gospel performances.

11:30 pmADD & Mastering It!

A team of comedians present 36 practical tips for managing Attention Deficit Disorder or ADHD.

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