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Pledge Programs for Tue August 19, 2014

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1:00 amAntiques Roadshow Junk in the Trunk

This special highlights never-before-seen appraisals from the 2011 season. Discoveries include rare WWII prison camp materials and a drawing by American artist Grant Wood.

2:00 amSecrets of Althorp - the Spencers

Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana's brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and wil...

3:00 amThe Buddha

Two and a half millennia ago, a new religion was born in northern India, generated from the ideas of a single man, the Buddha, a mysterious Indian sage who famously gained enlightenment while he sat under a large, shapely fig tree. The Buddha never claimed to be God or his emissary on earth. He said only that he was a human...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Workplace uses of ratio, rate, and proportion.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Measurement and Formulas

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

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Lymphatic System

Mary Ann uses soothing music and slow gentle movements to stimulate the lymphatic system.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Salute to the Sun

Salute the Sun slowly or quickly, easy version or regular. Wai Lana shows you how to breathe for maximum benefit.

7:00 amCurious George George's Backwards Flight Plan/curious George, Hog Trainer

Help! Professor Wiseman is set to launch B.I.R.D., her bird migration tracking device, at sunset, but the remote control isn't functioning properly. Up is down. Left is right. Off is on. Can George and Marco master the tricky remote control in time or will this B.I.R.D. be flying North for the winter? / George and Allie are...

7:30 amCurious George Personal Trainer / Sprout Outing

Wiseman trains for a race with George's help in the Season 4 opener. Also: George is made an Honorary Junior Sprout and enjoys his first trip with the troop, whose Sprout Master is none other than the Man With the Yellow Hat.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Potty Problem/the Butter Problem

The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for going to the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! Primary Content: Ordering steps Secondary Content: Pattern recognition The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat ...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race/king and Crystal Live!

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR OBSTACLE RACE At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' it's a race between pterosaurs who have to fly between hanging vines, swoop through a canyon, push through a wind tunnel, slalom over and under branches, then carry food from a pond as they race to the finish line! Teddy Pterodaustro finishes first...

9:00 amSesame Street Grandparents Celebration

Elmo is disappointed his grandparents will miss the Grandparents Celebration but feels better after spending time with Baby Bear and Rosita's grandparents. Educational Objectives: Social/Emotional Development

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Time For Daniel/there's Time For Daniel and Baby too

203A - Time for Daniel Daniel is playing adventure tiger at home with Dad, but things are not quite the same, now that Baby Margaret is around. Daniel is upset that Dad keeps interrupting their play to take care of Baby Margaret, but Daniel learns that there's time for the baby and time for Daniel, too. 203B - There's Time ...

10:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Gets a Shot / A Stormy Night

Daniel is scared to get a shot at the doctor but he finds that the shot was not so bad after all!

11:00 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and therapod Race/hungry, Hungry Carnivores

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: TURTLE & THERAPOD RACE The Pteranodon family travels to the 'Classic in the Jurassic', an Olympics type competition in which dinosaur teams representing the three Mesozoic time periods will compete in various contests. Today's competition is a race between turtle and theropod teams. When the fast th...

11:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race/king and Crystal Live!

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR OBSTACLE RACE At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' it's a race between pterosaurs who have to fly between hanging vines, swoop through a canyon, push through a wind tunnel, slalom over and under branches, then carry food from a pond as they race to the finish line! Teddy Pterodaustro finishes first...

12:00 pmSuper WHY! Rumpelstiltskin

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. The Super Readers visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold.

12:30 pmThomas & Friends Happy Engines

Edward is given the special job of being the rescue engine at the Sodor Search and Rescue Center.

1:00 pmPeg + Cat The Potty Problem/the Butter Problem

The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for going to the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! Primary Content: Ordering steps Secondary Content: Pattern recognition The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat ...

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Minnie Meerkat / Leaves

The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat teaches Sally and Nick all about camping safe in Peekaboo Plains.

2:00 pmCaillou Captain Caillou

Captain Caillou - Grandpa's got a surprise for Caillou on their trip to the park - it's a remote control sailboat! Caillou is eager to race against the other boats on the pond. He imagines himself as Captain of the fastest sailboat ever. In his eagerness to win however, Caillou goes a little too fast and the boat capsizes. ...

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Clean Air!

Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard -- his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes.

3:00 pmArthur Speak Up Francine/waiting For Snow

Speak Up, Francine! - The local creek is polluted! The culprit: pesticide run-off from neighborhood lawns. Francine is determined to get the word out at the annual Earth Day rally. But will a crippling fear of public speaking derail this aspiring environmental activist? Educational Objective: Francine learns that when you a...

3:30 pmArthur Prunella Sees the Light / Return of the Snowball

Prunella prepares for a sleepover with a visually challenged friend. Then, D.W. finds a missing snowball but wonders if it will disappear again.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Mosquito Dragon

Episode Description: When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place! Science Concept: Life Cycles of Organisms.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Flight of the Draco

Martin and Chris uncover a dastardly plot by fashion designer Donita Donata to use Draco lizards in her fall collection.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Truman's Mad / Dog for a Day

Truman has high expectations for a science kit he ordered; Martha and TD switch places for a day to determine who leads the harder life, but they discover neither has it easy.

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 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 ...

8:30 pmMuddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live

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

10:00 pmAlbert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan in Session

Two of the greatest musicians to ever play the blues on electric guitar jam in this 1983 session.

11:30 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...

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