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Pledge Programs for Fri December 13, 2013

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12:30 amVictor Borge: Comedy in Music!

Recently re-discovered funny skits include footage from the Andy Williams Show and Perry Como Show.

1:00 amChristmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Alfie Boe and tom Brokaw

As seen and heard by more than 80,000 people in the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, this program features renowned TV personality Tom Brokaw and Tony Award-winning Les Misérables tenor Alfie Boe in a concert of holiday favorites. Boe's moving signature performance of Bring Him Home" is a highlight. The choir also ...

2:00 amExtreme By Design

Stanford students on a life-changing journey create products for the poor using a revolutionary method, Design Thinking. They open their hearts and brains and, almost magically, their products take shape and work.

3:00 amNature Magic of the Snowy Owl

An intimate look at how these majestic birds survive in the tundra on the North Slope of Alaska.

4:00 amNOVA Ultimate Mars Challenge

Curiosity's landing on Mars and the rover's on-the-ground experiments and discoveries are detailed.

5:00 amGED Connection Grammar and Usage

This episode looks at basic grammar and sentence components. Issues of noun/pronoun agreement within a sentence and within a posessive conte xt are discussed. Writers relate how verb tense, agreement and form af fect clear writing. Teachers look at the value of adjectives and adver bs for well-defined meaning within a sente...

5:30 amGED Connection Spelling, Punctuation and Capitalization

The importance of proper spelling, punctuation and capitalization to c oncise and readable writing is the focus of this episode. Teachers go over the types, the uses and the rules of punctuation marks. Other gue sts discuss spelling rules and issues, such as common mispellings and devices for remembering how words are spell...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Interviewing

How to prepare for the job interview.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Ready to Work

Understanding and demonstrating work-readiness skills.

7:00 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

The Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas.

8:00 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 diffe...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dome-Headed Dinosaur / Treasure Hunt

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

9:00 amSesame Street Simon Says

Telly has to practice paying attention, listening and controlling himself to prepare for a Simon Says Competition. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF)

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood A Trip to the Enchanted Garden / A Trip to the Crayon Factory

The Tiger family visits the Enchanted Garden's strawberry patch. Daniel takes a fun trip to the factory to see how crayons are made.

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 Slide to the Side!

Sid wonders why he can't slide on a wood floor in sneakers.

11:30 amThomas & Friends Tinsel & Trains

The Missing Christmas Decorations No one knows who is taking the Steamies' Christmas decorations from Tidmouth Sheds. Until Percy discovers Diesel 10 stealing them and chases him back to the Dieselworks, where he also discovers poor forgotten Sidney hanging from the ceiling waiting for new wheels. Percy surprises everyone b...

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood A Trip to the Enchanted Garden / A Trip to the Crayon Factory

The Tiger family visits the Enchanted Garden's strawberry patch. Daniel takes a fun trip to the factory to see how crayons are made.

12:30 pmCaillou Caillou Cares

Caillou's Cricket: Caillou inadvertently brings a cricket in the house and decides it'll be fun to keep it as a pet. When the cricket gets loose and Caillou goes on a wild-cricket hunt, he's suddenly able to see things from the cricket's perspective...and decides to put the cricket back outside where it belongs. Educational...

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 Dome-Headed Dinosaur / Treasure Hunt

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

2:00 pmPeg + 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 diffe...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

The Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas.

3:30 pmArthur So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/the Best Day Ever

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become…a bully? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that teasing someone, after they've asked you to stop, is a form of bullying. The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoo...

4:00 pmWordGirl Dinner or Consequences, Part 1 / Dinner or Consequences, Part 2

Dinner Or Consequences, Part 1 Dr. Two Brains is stealing all the city's milk and using it-with help from the unusually talkative Energy Monster-to superpower his new ray and turn the whole city into cheese! It's up to WordGirl to find the disappearing dairy and stop Dr. Two Brains? even if it means missing her family feast...

4:30 pmWild Kratts Little Howler

Chris and Martin find a Wolf pup in their bag and retrace their steps to return him to his pack.

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… Martha's Must-Have When Martha finds out that wearing a Courageous Collie Carlo...

5:30 pmCyberchase Unhappily Ever After

Hacker sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king!

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 pmThe Mclaughlin Group

John McLaughlin hosts this weekly, half-hour public affairs program in which he and four other pundits discuss current political news in a roundtable format. Regular guests are Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, Rich Lowry, and either Clarence Page or Mort Zuckerman.

8:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

(DEC. 13, 2013) Representative Allen Farley of McCalla joins us to discuss recent recognition for his legislative efforts to reduce drunk driving with his ignition interlock bill. Senator Linda Coleman of Birmingham is with us to talk about the Democratic Party priority in the upcoming legislative session to again push for...

9:00 pmBrit Floyd Live at Red Rocks

Filmed at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, this special captures the magic and majesty of Pink Floyd's music. Inspired by Pink Floyd's record-breaking 1994 P-U-L-S-E Tour including the trademark arch and circle light design, Brit Floyd pays special tribute to the classic rock album "The Dark Side of the Moon,...

10:30 pmMama Called

September 11, 2013 marked the centennial of the birth of legendary football coach Paul W. “Bear” Bryant. Gene Stallings, Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Bill Battle, Ken Stabler, Bob Baumhower and many more were interviewed to give a glimpse into the coach and the man.

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