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1:00 amBones of Badger Hole, A Time Team America Presentation; the

In Western Oklahoma, the bones of massive 10,000-year-old bison mingle with the remnants of early man-made weapons. The Time Team tries to piece together what happened here, and what life was like 10,000 years ago. What strategies did hunters use against these mammoth beasts before the advent of bows and arrows and horses?

3:00 amPOV A World Not Ours

“A World Not Ours” is a passionate, bittersweet account of one family’s multi-generational experience living as permanent refugees. Now a Danish resident, director Mahdi Fleifel grew up in the Ain el-Helweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon, established in 1948 as a temporary refuge for exiled Palestinians. Today, the camp h...

4:30 amPBS Previews: the Roosevelts

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Measurement and Formulas

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

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data

The role and importance of evaluation and the effective presentation of data.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Mobility and Balance

This episode highlights a variety of exercises to improve balance and concludes with stroking.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Keep Your Balance!

Stand tall on one leg in Lord of the Dance and wind up your limbs in Garuda Pose. These balancing poses get you centered and teach concentration.

7:00 amCurious George Monkey Hoedown/curious George Clowns Around

The Man with the Yellow Hat can't wait to join the Uptown Bluegrass Band for a good old-fashioned country hoedown. When George accidentally ruins the Man's guitar while trying to clean it, George and Allie decide to make a new guitar! With a shoestring, rubber band, fishing wire, and yoyo, George creates the world's first m...

7:30 amCurious George Big, Bad Hundley/george's Simple Siphon

When Hundley notices a big dog named Goliath helping the Doorman in the lobby, he wishes he were taller. George and Marco try to help the dachshund by giving him stilts, platform shoes, and even a fun house mirror to makes Hundley look big. But nothing cheers Hundley up until he figures out that good things come in all size...

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Pirate Puzzle Problem/the Scrap of Map Problem

The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. Primary Content: Composing and decomposing puzzles Secondary Content: Recognizing the attributes of shapes The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasu...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Air, Water and Land/desert Day and Night

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR, WATER & LAND At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' today's "Air, Water and Land" contest is a three-part competition pitting teams consisting of a pterosaur and a crocodile from each Time Period against one another. The competition's three "legs" are flying, swimming and a lap around a track. Team ...

9:00 amSesame Street The Flood

Water gushing from a basement pipe leak causes a flood. Oscar dives in with his snorkel on to help.

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Playtime Is Different/the Playground Is Different with Baby

204A - Playtime is Different Daniel is having fun playing restaurant with O and Katerina but they keep getting interrupted by a very curious Margaret who wants to be part of the action. She also can't seem to keep her hands off of Daniel's beloved Tige-y! Daniel eventually learns that although having a new baby sister aroun...

10:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Tiger Family Grows/daniel Learns About Being A Big Brother

The Tiger Family Grows - The Tiger Family is expanding and Daniel finds out that he is going to be a big brother! At first, he isn't sure what to expect, but as his family prepares for the arrival of the new baby, Daniel learns about what it means to be a big brother…and a big helper, too. Daniel Learns About Being a Big Br...

11:00 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...

11:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Air, Water and Land/desert Day and Night

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR, WATER & LAND At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' today's "Air, Water and Land" contest is a three-part competition pitting teams consisting of a pterosaur and a crocodile from each Time Period against one another. The competition's three "legs" are flying, swimming and a lap around a track. Team ...

12:00 pmSuper WHY! Tiddalick the Frog

The Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of "Tiddalick the Frog" to learn how to conserve water.

12:30 pmThomas & Friends Helping Each Other

Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail.

1:00 pmPeg + Cat The Pirate Puzzle Problem/the Scrap of Map Problem

The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. Primary Content: Composing and decomposing puzzles Secondary Content: Recognizing the attributes of shapes The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasu...

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Take A Walk/cotton Patch

Take a Walk Sally and Nick are practicing to be in a three-legged race, but walking on three legs is hard! Well if anyone knows about walking, its Cat's friends Sid the centipede, Spinny the spider and Bugsy the beetle! They all teach the kids how they walk on many legs by keeping a steady pace and walking in a rhythm and a...

2:00 pmCaillou Caillou Outdoors!

Shoo, Shoo Bird, Fly Away - When birds keep eating the seeds in Mommy and Caillou's newly planted garden, they come up with the idea of making a scarecrow. It's fun picking out the clothes and drawing pictures for the face too. Caillou even imagines he's a scarecrow himself! When they are finished their scarecrow Rosie's no...

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Reused Robot!

Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him that when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. This leads to an investigation of how to recycle and reuse items.

3:00 pmArthur Pets and Pests/go Fly A Kite

Pets and Pests - There's a mouse loose in the Read home! And D.W. wants it gone…NOW! When traps fail, Arthur enlists the help of an expert mouse catcher…a fearless hunter who laughs in the face of danger: Nemo?? Educational Objective: Pal and Nemo learn to put aside their differences in order to achieve a common goal. Go Fl...

3:30 pmArthur The Director's Cut/crime and Consequences

The Director's Cut - After meeting his hero, Hollywood director Tufton Sinclair, George is inspired to make a movie of his own. He enlists his friends as crew and Muffy as his producer. Problem is, everyone wants to be the director! Will George stand his ground or is his budding film career a flop? Educational Objective: Ge...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Search For the Florida Panther

Episode Description: When the Wild Kratts team gets an alert from a Wild Kratts kid that an injured endangered Florida Panther was just spotted off the Alligator Alley highway, the team springs into rescue mode. Science Concept: What is a Predator?

4:30 pmWild Kratts Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy

Chris and Martin investigate why earthworms come above ground when it rains.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Alice Covers Up / Carolina Picks a Lily

Everyone is going to a pool party, including Alice until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up.

5:30 pmCyberchase The Wedding Scammer

Sam Vander Rom (voice of Al Roker) agrees to cover a celebrity marriage on his TV show.

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 pmDoo Wop Love Songs

America's favorite malt shop memories are back with this hit collection for lovers only.

10:30 pmFab Four: the Ultimate Tribute

With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of the Beatle’s classics, the Fab Four will make you think you are back in time rockin’ with John, Paul, George and Ringo! With The Fab Four on stage, you’ll hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Penny Lan...

11:30 pmTavis Smiley

David Crosby (guitarist)

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