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12:00 amEasy Yoga for Arthritis With Peggy Cappy

The 'Yoga for All of Us' author effectively addresses arthritis relief through the practice of yoga.

1:00 amNOVA A Walk to Beautiful

This story of hope and survival in Ethiopia follows five women devastated by obstetric fistula.

2:00 amThrough a Dog's Eyes

Follow a handful of people as they journey through the heartwarming and often challenging process of receiving their service dogs. Jennifer Arnold, founder of Canine Assistants, discusses her teaching methods and the life-changing impact these dogs have on the recipients and their families.

3:00 amLafayette: the Lost Hero

This documentary chronicles the life and legend of the Marquis de Lafayette -- an intriguing, neglected and controversial figure in both the American and French Revolutions -- who at one time was the most famous man in the world. The film examines why a wealthy young French aristocrat would leave the comforts of the court t...

4:00 amLincoln@gettysburg

In 1863 Abraham Lincoln proved himself a master of a new frontier-not on the battlefields of the Civil War, but in his "high-tech" command center: the War Department Telegraph Office, America's first "Situation Room." The "Internet" of the 19th century, the telegraph gave Lincoln new powers to reshape leadership and wield p...

5:00 amGED Connection Measurement

This episode of GED Connection" covers measurement. It goes over the units of measurement that we use, when we use them, and how they're co nverted to other forms of measurement. It is explained that useful con versions will be supplied on the GED test for those who take it but th at it's a good idea to commit them to memor...

5:30 amGED Connection Formulas

This episode of GED Connection focuses on formulas. Formulas are writt en in the language of algebra using letters to stand for numbers. Thes e letters are called variables. A list of formulas will be supplied to the GED test taker but it is important to understand what the formula s mean in order to put them to use. The fo...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Measurement and Formulas

Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data

The role and importance of evaluation and the effective presentation of data.

7:00 amCurious George All-new Hundley / Signs Up

George is very surprised to find Hundley bouncing, running and playing all around the apartment building. Also: Deciding that a collection of signs would make a cool display for his room, George sets out to gather them from all around town.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Wrapper's Delight/dive Swim Scoop

Wrapper's Delight Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the le...

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Parade Problem/the Halloween Problem

The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting Secondary Content: Estimating The Halloween Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later...

8:30 amDinosaur Train The Burrowers / Shiny's Sea Shells

The Pteranodon family meet a family of burrowing dinosaurs who put on a "Cirque de Soleil"-type show every night; Shiny makes friends with a hermit crab while looking for sea shells with Buddy, Tiny and Don.

9:00 amSesame Street Telly Gets Jealous

Telly becomes jealous of Baby Bear's pet parrot for performing tricks his pet hamster cannot perform. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Play Pretend/super Daniel!

Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. Daniel and Miss Elaina have fun pretending the box is a space ship and a jungle boat, but O the Owl just sees a big cardboard box. With a little help from his friends, O discovers how much fun it is to pretend! Su...

10:30 amSuper WHY! Cinderella

When Red isn't sure she'll fit in at a party hosted by Sleeping Beauty, the Super Readers enter "Cinderella," where they learn they should always feel good about who they are.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid The Big Sneeze

Sid and pals learn about germs and the importance of washing their hands.

11:30 amThomas & Friends All Together Now

Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, "Thomas & Friends" follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine. Each half hour, shot in unique real-time live-action, features three separate stories, including one "classic" Thomas story.

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Play Pretend/super Daniel!

Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. Daniel and Miss Elaina have fun pretending the box is a space ship and a jungle boat, but O the Owl just sees a big cardboard box. With a little help from his friends, O discovers how much fun it is to pretend! Su...

12:30 pmCaillou Friends

Caillou's Grandma is surprised when Caillou tells her he doesn't have any friends. She reminds him about Clementine, Leo, his cat Gilbert, and tells him that even his sister Rosie is his friend. Then, Caillou makes a brand-new friend. His name is Andre and he's big - and also a bit clumsy. Caillou is upset with Andre when h...

1:00 pmSuper WHY! Cinderella

When Red isn't sure she'll fit in at a party hosted by Sleeping Beauty, the Super Readers enter "Cinderella," where they learn they should always feel good about who they are.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train The Burrowers / Shiny's Sea Shells

The Pteranodon family meet a family of burrowing dinosaurs who put on a "Cirque de Soleil"-type show every night; Shiny makes friends with a hermit crab while looking for sea shells with Buddy, Tiny and Don.

2:00 pmPeg + Cat The Parade Problem/the Halloween Problem

The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting Secondary Content: Estimating The Halloween Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Wrapper's Delight/dive Swim Scoop

Wrapper's Delight Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the le...

3:00 pmCurious George All-new Hundley / Signs Up

George is very surprised to find Hundley bouncing, running and playing all around the apartment building. Also: Deciding that a collection of signs would make a cool display for his room, George sets out to gather them from all around town.

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 pmWordGirl Nocan the Contrarian / Meat My Dad

Mr. Botsford wins the role of "Mayor for the Day" just as WordGirl's newest villain Nocan the Contrarian lands ashore.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Flight of the Pollinators

A miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha Treads the Boards / Martha's Pack

Mom and Dad get stuck in the dressing room on opening night of a community-theater production; Martha creates her own dog pack after Helen excludes her from her family tree.

5:30 pmCyberchase Digit's B-Day Surprise

The kids plan a surprise party for Digit's birthday, but they pretend to forget the occasion to keep the party a secret. A disappointed Digit then runs into Hacker, who tries to get Digit to help him access the motherboard.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmGreat Performances Pavarotti: A Voice For the Ages

Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations that brought him fame beyond measure. Audiences adored his ...

8:30 pmReturn to Downton Abbey

Savor a mix of fond memories from the past four seasons of “Downton Abbey” and get a taste of the upcoming fifth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, fondly remembered moments from the first four seasons, and interviews with Julian Fellowes and Gar...

10:00 pm'60s Pop, Rock & Soul

Includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats. Motown, Soul and Pop classics.

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