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Pledge Programs for Fri March 14, 2014

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1:00 amA Program About Unusual Buildings & Other Roadside Stuff

Rick Sebak visits the Big Duck on Long Island, the largest catsup bottle and other goofy buildings.

2:00 amNature Survivors of the Firestorm

Trace the remarkable ability of Australian bushfire victims to bounce back and the environment's extraordinary capacity for healing.

3:00 amNOVA Crash of Flight 447

Pilots and safety experts examine how this state-of-the-art airliner vanished without a trace.

4:00 amLife on Fire Phoenix Temple

Nature struggles to conquer ash and lava in the environment around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Communicating with Customers

How to develop excellent customer-service skills.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills A Process For Writing

The importance of the writing process in the workplace.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Resistance Exercises

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Salute to the Sun Part 4

A review of the individual poses that make up steps nine to 12 and a demonstration of how to link up all 12 steps.

7:00 amCurious George Feeling Antsy / Maple Monkey Madness

George spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! A Plan for Sand / Whale Music

Nick and Sally learn about camels on a trip to the desert. Then, when the kids stumble in creating a song for their moms, the Cat introduces them to an expert on singing, Humphrey the Humpback Whale.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Birthday Cake Problem/the Doohickey Problem

The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers Secondary Content: Patterns The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, ...

8:30 amDinosaur Train One Smart Dinosaur / Petey the Peteinosaurus

Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. They also meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly.

9:00 amSesame Street Latino Festival

There's a street festival on Sesame Street celebrating Spanish culture and language. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Is Jealous/jealousy at the Treehouse

Daniel is Jealous: Daniel and Katerina are playing "airplane" with Grandpere. Daniel thinks Katerina is getting too much attention from Grandpere and starts to feel jealous. Daniel explains his feelings and is reassured that he is Grandpere's one and only Daniel. Jealousy at the Treehouse: Daniel and Katerina are at O the O...

10:30 amSuper WHY! Baby Dino's Big Discovery

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid Must See TV

Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend long. There's just one problem with his plan: sitting around and not moving would make his body feel terrible. At school Sid and his friends learn that exercising is a really fun way to stay healthy! And it makes your body feel great!

11:30 amThomas & Friends Laughing Together

Belle is very excited to learn that Toby also has a bell just like hers, and wants to go and be friends with him.

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Is Jealous/jealousy at the Treehouse

Daniel is Jealous: Daniel and Katerina are playing "airplane" with Grandpere. Daniel thinks Katerina is getting too much attention from Grandpere and starts to feel jealous. Daniel explains his feelings and is reassured that he is Grandpere's one and only Daniel. Jealousy at the Treehouse: Daniel and Katerina are at O the O...

12:30 pmCaillou Caillou the Scientist

Magnet Madness - Caillou is playing with the fridge magnets and learns lots of things about them. About what they stick to and what they don't stick to - like Gilbert! He even imagines himself as a human magnet superhero. In the end Caillou is able to apply what he's learned and uses a magnet to help Daddy retrieve a metal ...

1:00 pmSuper WHY! Baby Dino's Big Discovery

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train One Smart Dinosaur / Petey the Peteinosaurus

Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. They also meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly.

2:00 pmPeg + Cat The Birthday Cake Problem/the Doohickey Problem

The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers Secondary Content: Patterns The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, ...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! A Plan for Sand / Whale Music

Nick and Sally learn about camels on a trip to the desert. Then, when the kids stumble in creating a song for their moms, the Cat introduces them to an expert on singing, Humphrey the Humpback Whale.

3:00 pmCurious George Feeling Antsy / Maple Monkey Madness

George spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about.

3:30 pmArthur Arthur Sells Out / Mind Your Manners

To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site.

4:00 pmWordGirl Best Fan Club Meeting Ever/day at the Museum

Best Fan Club Meeting Ever TJ plans a meeting to divulge a secret about WordGirl to International WordGirl Fan Club members. However, when Tobey finds out that a secret about his love/nemesis will be revealed, he crashes the meeting with an eavesdropping robot and threatens to destroy the clubhouse. WordGirl has to spring i...

4:30 pmWild Kratts Creature Power Challenge

Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger, an elephant or a rhino powers.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks TD's Magic / Scaredy Cat

TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. Then, to escape a storm, the kids and dogs retreat into the Boxwood's house.

5:30 pmCyberchase Spheres of Fears

Hacker traps Digit and the kids in a mini-galaxy of orbs containing eerie creatures called Creepers.

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

(MARCH 14, 2014) Sen. Dick Brewbaker of Pike Road, the chairman of the Senate education committee, will discuss this week's committee action on bills dealing with both Common Core and making the state superintendent of education an elected office. We're also joined by Rep. Allen Farley of McCalla, the House sponsor of the ...

9:00 pmBrain Change with David Perlmutter, MD

BrainChange reveals the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates on the human brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And...

10:30 pmRick Steves' Festive Europe

RICK STEVES' FESTIVE EUROPE captures Europeans doing what they do so expertly - celebrating the good life. In this lively half-hour special, Rick experiences the pleasures of Andalucia, ventures into the reveller-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian pala...

11:00 pm60s Girl Grooves (my Music)

Join host Mary Wilson of the Supremes as she celebrates the greatest girl groups and solo singers of the 1960s, including archival performances from The Supremes, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Petula Clark, Martha & the Vandellas, Jackie DeShannon and many other favorites.

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