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Pledge Programs for Tue December 10, 2013

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1:00 amAntiques Roadshow Des Moines, Hour 2

Part 2 of 3 in Des Moines features a collection of late-1950s and '60s Lucy M. Lewis Acoma Pueblo pottery; an 1820 Russian Loutkin snuff box inscribed with the Romanov dynasty's imperial arms; and a 1623 Shakespeare First Folio.

2:00 amMasterpiece Downton Abbey, Season 3: Episode 1

Wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters large and small threaten the festivities.

4:00 amMasterpiece Downton Abbey, Season 3: Episode 2

The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man. Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis.

5:00 amGED Connection Passing the GED Writing Test

Introduces the Language Arts/Writing section of the series by referrin g to the GED test itself. Students and experts outline the structure o f the test. GED graduates relate their experience of taking the test. GED administrators and counselors, literacy instructors and writers gi ve advice on how to approach test question...

5:30 amGED Connection Getting Ideas On Paper

Writers and writing instructors suggest a few techniques for creating writing ideas. Free writing allows words and ideas to flow more easily by eliminating the issue of editing. Journal and diary writing captur e images and ideas that a writer can use for reference. Writers can be come more comfortable with writing by using...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Matching Skills and Jobs

Tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Applying For Jobs

Understanding and using application forms and processes.

7:00 amCurious George Free Hundley / Bag Monkey

If there ever was a dignified dog, it was Hundley. But once flea season begins Hundley's dignity goes right out the window - right along with his collar! Also: Just putting his toys away in an organized manner is a challenge for George - so he faces an incredible test when he represents the City Grocer in the local "Bag Oly...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Reindeer Games / Along Came a Spider

A reindeer teaches Nick and Sally how to find things in the snow after their sled goes missing. Also: A spider teaches the kids how to weave a web after their soccer net develops a hole.

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

The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing Secondary Content: Adding within 4 The Sleepover Problem - Peg's House. When the Pirates are having a sleepover at Peg's house, they get scared at bedtime. Peg and Cat help th...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dinosaurs in the Snow / Cretaceous Conifers

Buddy and family travel to the North Pole, where the kids experience snow for the first time and the entire family celebrates Mom's favorite holiday, winter solstice. Later they learn about evergreen trees and decorate them at a holiday party.

9:00 amSesame Street Big Bird's Nest Sale

Snuffy helps Big Bird with his nest sale and accidentally sells Big Bird's teddy bear, Radar. Educational Objectives: Cognitive Reasoning, Emotional Development

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood A Snowy Day/tutu All the Time

A Snowy Day: It's snowing in the Neighborhood! Miss Elaina is coming over to Daniel's house to play in the snow. When it's time to go outside, Mom Tiger helps Daniel change out of his pajamas into clothes that will keep him warm and he learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes. Tutu All the Time: Katerina is w...

10:30 amSuper WHY! 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

The team catches up with Santa and his reindeer and unravels the mystery of Santa's childhood.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid Ignatz's Inertia

Sid learns about inertia while playing with his skateboard and toy panda.

11:30 amThomas & Friends Snow Stops Play

No Snow For Thomas It is a snowy day, but Thomas doesn't want to wear his snow plow. So he decides to hide it on a siding and pretends he doesn't know where it is. Sir Topham Hatt has no choice but to leave Thomas in his shed and send Emily out to clear the tracks instead, but when Thomas sees Emily having fun in the snow h...

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood A Snowy Day/tutu All the Time

A Snowy Day: It's snowing in the Neighborhood! Miss Elaina is coming over to Daniel's house to play in the snow. When it's time to go outside, Mom Tiger helps Daniel change out of his pajamas into clothes that will keep him warm and he learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes. Tutu All the Time: Katerina is w...

12:30 pmCaillou It's Cold Outside! Brrr!

When Caillou's family makes a springtime visit to Jonas' ranch, he takes them on a sleigh ride to a maple forest where Caillou discovers how the maple sap is collected from maple trees and gets to help collect some. The twins, Jason and Jeffrey, have come to play with Caillou in the snow. An investigation into some small tr...

1:00 pmSuper WHY! 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

The team catches up with Santa and his reindeer and unravels the mystery of Santa's childhood.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Dinosaurs in the Snow / Cretaceous Conifers

Buddy and family travel to the North Pole, where the kids experience snow for the first time and the entire family celebrates Mom's favorite holiday, winter solstice. Later they learn about evergreen trees and decorate them at a holiday party.

2:00 pmPeg + Cat The Pirate Problem/the Sleepover Problem

The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing Secondary Content: Adding within 4 The Sleepover Problem - Peg's House. When the Pirates are having a sleepover at Peg's house, they get scared at bedtime. Peg and Cat help th...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Reindeer Games / Along Came a Spider

A reindeer teaches Nick and Sally how to find things in the snow after their sled goes missing. Also: A spider teaches the kids how to weave a web after their soccer net develops a hole.

3:00 pmCurious George Free Hundley / Bag Monkey

If there ever was a dignified dog, it was Hundley. But once flea season begins Hundley's dignity goes right out the window - right along with his collar! Also: Just putting his toys away in an organized manner is a challenge for George - so he faces an incredible test when he represents the City Grocer in the local "Bag Oly...

3:30 pmArthur's Perfect Christmas

Things start to fall apart when Arthur and his family make preparations for gifts and traditions.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Rainforest Stew

When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. Science Concept: Rainforest Habitat/Biodiversity.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Puppy Skits/dinosaurs in Trouble!

Puppy Skits Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. first found Skits, we learn that innocent, easy-going Skits may in fact have been a time-traveling puppy! Dinosaurs in Trouble! Due to a lack of funds, the museum's fossil exhibit is closing and Milo and Tru...

5:30 pmCyberchase The Fairy Borg Father

Chaos ensues when Delete is granted nine wishes and the kids use his "Bunny-Copter" invention.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmJohn Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

A live reunion of folk singers includes Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn and The Chad Mitchell Trio.

9:00 pm'60s Pop, Rock & Soul

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

11:00 pmJohn Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

A live reunion of folk singers includes Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn and The Chad Mitchell Trio.

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