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1:00 amPOV Iris

Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who's had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. Albert Maysles' film shows a woman with an inspirational enthusiasm for fashion, art and people.

2:30 amPBS Previews: The Vietnam War

This program takes a look at creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: THE VIETNAM WAR. Featuring interviews with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series, this program will give viewers an advance look at this Fall's most anticipated film.

3:00 amThe Great British Baking Show Patisserie

Join the four remaining bakers in the semi-final as they bash and fold pastry to achieve perfect lamination; make yeast cake with a fruity top and delicate chocolate work; and prepare a multiple mini-cake bake. Which three will go to the final?

4:00 amThe Great British Baking Show The Final

Find out who will be crowned the winner after the finalists wrestle with meringues, undertake a British classic with only one recipe instruction and no measurements, and tackle one of the most complex challenges ever seen on the series.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills

Workplace Essential Skills teaches skills and attitudes necessary to succeed at work. Learners see how to prepare resumes and applications and how to prepare themselves for interviews and work. In-depth documentary and scripted footage shows learners what employers are looking for and how to thrive in a new job.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit Coordination and Reaction Time

This episode focuses on being aware of your body's movements and how it contributes to coordination and reaction time.

6:00 amCharlie Rose

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose engages the world's most fascinating individuals in one-on-one conversations and roundtable discussions.

7:00 amNature Cat Playground-Palooza/Small But Big

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better. They will bring the nature fun to Sadie right in the middle of the city! The gang loves the idea, b...

7:30 amCurious George Toy Monkey/george and Allie's Game Plan

Toy Monkey - George is ecstatic. Great Aunt Sylvia dropped by with a special present - a toy front loader that's...defective? No problem! Aunt Sylvia and George take the front loader back to the toy factory. But they find a room full of broken toys and no one to fix them. What will they do? With a hand drill, pickles, and a...

8:00 amCurious George George and Allie's Lawn Service/Curious George's Scavenger Hunt

George and Allie's Lawn Service - George and Allie are crazy about Mr. Renkins' new kids -- baby goats named Suzy and Sammy. But when the goats keep escaping their pen and chewing on everything in sight, can George and Allie find a way to keep their new friends penned up? Curious George's Scavenger Hunt - It's a race around...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Gets A Cold/Mom Tiger Is Sick

Daniel Gets a Cold: It's Prince Wednesday's birthday party at school! Daniel really doesn't want to miss the party, but he is not feeling very well at all. He learns that when you're sick, rest is best. Mom Tiger is Sick: It's a busy day at Daniel's house and everyone is working on something. Mom Tiger is finishing up invit...

9:00 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...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous

After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, fe...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell

When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with 'the real Denny,' so he enl...

10:30 amSesame Street Funny Farm

Elmo, Abby, and Alan help Grover think like a farm animal so he can throw the perfect party for farm animals. Also featuring Super Grover 2.0 (S.T.E.M), and Elmo's world-farm. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 3.

11:00 amSesame Street Elmo Steps In for Super Grover

'When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ''Everyday Hero'' song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1.'

11:30 amSuper WHY! The Banana Mystery

Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in ...

12:00 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 dif...

12:30 pmDinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale/Rocket Train

Our Pteranodon family is on the beach watching small eggs hatch and baby Archelon turtles emerge, and start to swim away. Our family and Mr. Conductor get into the Dinosaur Train Submarine and follow the baby Archelons who discover their own facts of nature - that their mother doesn't stay with them after they're born, and ...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go! Tour of the Solar System/Jet Cooks Dinner

'Tour of the Solar System' - Jet attempts to play the 'Solar System' game with Sean, Sydney, and Mindy, but the kids don't quite understand which planets go where. Celery, Jet's mom, takes them on a tour of the solar system and introduces each of the eight planets. Curriculum: The sun is at the center of our solar system, a...

1:30 pmNature Cat Slime Time/Rock Stars

Slime Time - Nature Cat can't wait to play with his favorite yarn ball! But when he goes to take it out of its super secret hiding spot? ...it's gone?! Where could it be? The gang sets out to find the culprit and rescue Nature Cat's favorite toy. Along they way they find help from an unlikely slimey source. Onward and Yarnw...

2:00 pmNature Cat Playground-Palooza/Small But Big

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better. They will bring the nature fun to Sadie right in the middle of the city! The gang loves the idea, b...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Temple of the Tigers

After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tu...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Lemur Stink Fight

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts hear signs of a dispute between two troops of ringtailed lemurs. So they set out to figure out just what these two lemur groups are arguing about...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer

Flawed Squad - The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. Curriculum: Data Collection and analysis; Using tally marks to track data; Graphing. The Creature Whisperer - The agents struggle to catch an odd creature. Curriculum: Composition and Decomposition of 2D shapes.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Happy Halfiversary/Good Egg Bad Egg

Happy Halfiversary - The agents celebrate an important milestone in their partnership. Curriculum: Using a calendar; Understanding how many days in a week and how many months in a year. Good Egg Bad Egg - The agents try to determine what kind of creature will hatch from an egg. Curriculum: Data Analysis and Measurement.

4:30 pmArthur The Boy Who Cried Comet/Arthur and Los Vecinos

Buster is convinced that he's seen real UFO's, and he uses Muffy's fancy new telescope to get the proof. What he discovers is much more terrifying-a comet hurtling directly toward earth! Can Buster convince his friends that this sighting is real in time for them to save the planet? Mr. Sipple from next door is moving away a...

5:00 pmArthur The Good Sport/Crushed

When the Athlete of the Year Award doesn't go to Francine, she makes no effort to hide her hurt feelings from Jenna, the recipient. Michelle Kwan, world champion figure skater and graduate of Lakewood Elementary (who knew?), guest stars to teach Francine about good sports(wo)manship. Arthur can't believe his parents are hir...

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!

Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmPBS Previews: The Vietnam War

This program takes a look at creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: THE VIETNAM WAR. Featuring interviews with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series, this program will give viewers an advance look at this Fall's most anticipated film.

8:00 pmThis Land Is Your Land (My Music)

Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.

9:30 pmBrain Fit: 50 Ways to Grow Your Brain with Daniel Amen, MD and Tana Amen, RN

In this program, award winning psychiatrist, brain-imaging expert and 10-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen and his wife Tana Amen, also a New York Times bestselling author and nurse, will give you 50 ways to grow your brain and their best secrets to ignite your energy and focus at any age.

11:30 pmVisions of Europe

Soar above the wonders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Greece in this sweeping aerial tour. With stunning visuals set to classical music from each region, viewers will be transported across iconic landscapes in a completely new way.

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