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1:00 amNOVA Inside Einstein's Mind

Retrace Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity, illuminating the theory of general relativity-and Einstein's brilliance-as never before.

2:00 amSecrets of the Dead Resurrecting Richard III

Richard III is considered the most evil king to have ruled England and a fearsome warrior, despite extreme curvature of his spine. Follow scientists testing his bones, unearthed in 2011, to find out more about this maligned king.

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 Mobility and Balance

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

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 Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty

Gimme Shelter - The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point, the premiere spot to watch sunsets! It's supposed to be beautiful and colorful! They run on, nothing can stop them now! Uh oh, spoke to soon! A change in the weather does stop them, as it gets really cloudy and windy! Squeeks thinks it's going to rain! Can the ga...

7:30 amCurious George Monkey Hoedown/curious George Clowns Around

Monkey Hoedown - 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 th...

8:00 amCurious George George's Backwards Flight Plan/curious George, Hog Trainer

George's Backwards Flight Plan - 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 t...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy at School

Someone Else's Feelings: Daniel and O the Owl are pretending to be handymen, using their toy tools to make 'repairs' to Daniel's playhouse. Daniel is having lots of fun hammering loudly, but it's upsetting O, who would rather do something quieter. Daniel loves hammering so much that it's hard for him to see why it upsets O....

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Time for Daniel/There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too

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. There's Time for Daniel and...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around

Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. Howe...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles The House Hunt/Dolphin Games

Dive in with Splash and Bubbles, a new PBS KIDS series from the makers of Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train! Splash, Bubbles and their best friends Dunk and Ripple go on epic adventures, discovering marine biology and oceanography as they meet all kinds of

10:30 amSesame Street Grovers Street Safari

Grover takes Elmo and friends on a Sesame Street Safari and they pretend to be all of the wild animals they see. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Muscial-cowboy. Brought to you by the letter S and the number 5.

11:00 amSesame Street A Very Cookie Mothers Day

Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19.

11:30 amSuper WHY! The Cowgirl Mystery

Whyatt's family members are too busy to play his board game with him, but when he goes to put the game away, it's gone! To solve the mystery of where the game went, the Super Readers jump into the book The Cowgirl Mystery. There, they meet Cowgirl Hazel whose plans for a picnic with her horse Buttercup keep getting foiled. ...

12:00 pmPeg + Cat The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem

The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns. The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg a...

12:30 pmDinosaur Train Adventure Camp: Zip Lining/Adventure Camp: Canyon Hiking

The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are back for another adventure and this time they'll be travelling to a rainforest! Once they arrive in the dense, overgrown rainforest, the campers explore different levels of the ecosystem, including the forest floor and the canopy of leaves at the top of the forest. After a hike thro...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go! Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7

'Round and Round' -The kids learn how all the planets both orbit around the Sun and rotate on their own axes at the same time. Curriculum: The planets both revolve around the sun and rotate on their axis. 'The Plant From Bortron 7' - Jet attempts to grow a seed from his home planet, but the light from our Sun is stronger th...

1:30 pmNature Cat The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party

The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's 'Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me.' There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the w...

2:00 pmNature Cat Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty

Gimme Shelter - The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point, the premiere spot to watch sunsets! It's supposed to be beautiful and colorful! They run on, nothing can stop them now! Uh oh, spoke to soon! A change in the weather does stop them, as it gets really cloudy and windy! Squeeks thinks it's going to rain! Can the ga...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Cheetah Adopted

Martin and Chris are creature adventuring on the African savannah when they encounter a warthog mom and her piglets. But they notice something odd. One of the piglets is the cheetah cub Spotswat! It's up to the Kratt Bros to find out why this cub has been adopted into the warthog family and to reunite him with his mother, B...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Golden Bamboo Lemur

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts learn from Wild Kratts Kid, Patricia Ranomafana, that a Golden Bamboo lemur baby has been born. The Team decides to stay a bit longer to learn about this rare lemur.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Three's Company/Behind Enemy Mimes

Three's Company - Ms. O gets kicked out of her office due to odd infestations. Curriculum: Combining 3-D shapes. Behind Enemy Mimes - Ms. O needs the agents' help to track down her old partner, O'Donahue. Curriculum: Grouping; Multiplication.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Drop Gadget Repeat/20 Questions

Drop Gadget Repeat - The agents try to escape from a time loop. Curriculum: Addition. 20 Questions - A villain sets off a backwards bubble. Curriculum: Numerical relations; Using a number line; Understanding greater than/less than.

4:30 pmArthur Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up

Dear Adil - Arthur's worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Arthur's fantastical ideas about Turkey, where he imagines Adil riding a camel to school ... and eating lambs-eyes! But are Arthur's notions about Adil's life even close to the truth? Bit...

5:00 pmArthur Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain/Thanks A lot, Binky

Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain - Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain so that she can have exciting adventures like Zutzut, the famous comic-book hero! But Francine is assigned to be her hiking buddy and the two girls fight all the way up the trail. Will Fern and Francine be able to work together and weather s...

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2

Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

The second installment of the 'My Music' series will be hosted by Mary Lou Metzker, Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone, Debbie Reynolds and Patti Page. Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop will feature a cavalcade of 1950's pop music recording legends, reuniting and performing their biggest hits live. The McGuire Sisters (who reunit...

9:00 pmMotown 25

Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, Jr. Walker and more! Not se...

11:00 pmEat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, Md

Cut through the hype and get the facts you need to lose weight and lower blood pressure and cholesterol without drugs. Dr. Fuhrman provides the latest research that sets you on the path to recovery even if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

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