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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 Finding Life Beyond Earth, Part 1

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of alien worlds as scientists try to answer one of life's greatest questions: Are we alone in the universe?

2:00 amChasing Shackleton

Veteran polar explorer Tim Jarvis is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history — Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 800-mile boat journey across the Southern Ocean and deadly mountain crossing of South Georgia. Series: This new three-part series follows a modern expedition t...

3:00 amChasing Shackleton

Following in the wake of legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, a team of six men risks their lives to discover what it’s like on the greatest survival journey of all time. In a 22-foot replica wooden lifeboat, with 100-year-old equipment, clothes and rations, the team battles 800 miles across the roughest ocean on...

4:00 amChasing Shackleton

Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment of Shackleton’s “double.” But injury, illness and bad weather are against him.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Following Directions

The role and importance of following directions on the job.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Reading Reports and Manuals

Usage, organization, and comprehension skills for reports and manuals.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Functional Fitness

This episode includes exercises that promote healthy living and being able to perform daily activities with ease and without injury. Registered dietitian, Janell Buchkoski, challenges viewers with a weight management tip of the day.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Release, Arch and Stretch

Use these simple neck exercises anytime to release built-up tension. Arch your spine and open your chest in Fish Pose. Then stretch your entire body from the top of your head to the tips of your toes.

7:00 amCurious George Relax! / The Box and the Hound

To help a harried Professor Wiseman relax, George and the Man With the Yellow Hat take her on a picnic. Everything goes wrong, however, from a stuck pickle jar to a tangled hammock to a duck making off with the Man's hat. Then George dog-sits.

7:30 amCurious George Night of the Weiner Dog / Animal Trackers

Hundley, the doorman's dachshund, stays the night, and George goes all out to make him feel at home. Then, for Nature Week, he sets out to take a photograph of a duck-billed dinosaur that he believes is on the loose.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The George Washington Problem/the High Noon Problem

The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. Primary Content: Mapping / position Secondary Content: Balance / number recognition The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But the...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! / Diamond Anniversary

Tiny asks Dad and Buddy for help after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell. Also: Buddy, Tiny, and Shiny help Dad find a sparkling mineral to give to Mom for an anniversary present.

9:00 amSesame Street Firefly Show

Baby Bear and Telly have trouble trying to catch a firefly and must problem solve to figure it out. Educational Objectives: Cognitive Reasoning

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Good Morning Daniel / Goodnight Daniel

Daniel has to get up for school but his playing and imagining distract him from his routine. After dinner, he has to follow his nighttime routine even though he would rather play.

10:30 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.

11:00 amDinosaur Train The Good Mom / Hornucopia!

Mrs. Pteranodon and another mom compare their mothering methods during a play date at the Big Pond. Also: Everyone attends Stacie Styracosaurus's "Hornucopia" celebration, where she reveals her new horns and performs a moonlit shadow show with her family.

11:30 amDinosaur Train Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! / Diamond Anniversary

Tiny asks Dad and Buddy for help after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell. Also: Buddy, Tiny, and Shiny help Dad find a sparkling mineral to give to Mom for an anniversary present.

12:00 pmSuper WHY! Thumbelina

Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother.

12:30 pmThomas & Friends Listening and Learning

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

1:00 pmPeg + Cat The George Washington Problem/the High Noon Problem

The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. Primary Content: Mapping / position Secondary Content: Balance / number recognition The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But the...

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Name That Sound/fabulous Feathers

Name That Sound Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. The Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! But that didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Cricket...

2:00 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 ...

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Sid's Super Kick

Sid learns why his soccer ball travels farther the harder he kicks it during a visit to the Science Center.

3:00 pmArthur Molina's Mulligan/buster Bombs

Molina's Mulligan - Alberto discovers that he has a natural talent for golf and begins competing at the local country club. But will his dad's over-enthusiastic and embarrassing cheers cause him to give up the sport altogether? Educational Objective: Alberto learns to appreciate the support of his father. Buster Bombs - The...

3:30 pmArthur Pick a Car, Any Car / Jenna's Bedtime Blues

The family car breaks down and Arthur's desperate to have it fixed. Then, Jenna's invited to a slumber party but is unsure if she should attend.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Whale of a Squid

Chris and Martin take Aviva's prototype sub for a spin, only to become caught in a battle between a sperm whale and a giant squid. Aviva then develops whale and squid "creature power suits" so the pair can follow the whale and squid deep in the ocean.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Crocogator Contest

Episode Description: A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. Science Concept: Species differences by behavior and habitat niche and ecological ...

5:00 pmMartha Speaks The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2

In the Season 3 opener, Martha and her friends are offered the opportunity to create and star in their own children's TV show.

5:30 pmCyberchase Hackerized

Someone has hacked Sensible Flats so that everyone looks and acts like Hacker. The real Hacker tries to find out who did it while the CyberSquad seeks to save the town.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmMama Called

Gene Stallings, Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Bill Battle, Ken Stabler, Bob Baumhower and many more tell the story of Alabama football legend Paul "Bear" Bryant.

8:30 pmMama Called

Gene Stallings, Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Bill Battle, Ken Stabler, Bob Baumhower and many more tell the story of Alabama football legend Paul "Bear" Bryant.

10:00 pmMuddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood join the blues legend on stage in Chicago in 1981.

11:30 pmAaron Neville: Doo Wop - My True Story

Iconic soul and R&B vocalist and multiple Grammy Award-winning artist Aaron Neville is featured in a special concert performing songs from his upcoming doo-wop inspired album My True Story. Recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl in November 2012, this special features an array of musicians along with special guests Paul Simon, Joan ...

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