Pledge Programs for Sat August 12, 2017

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12:30 amRick Steves' Tasty Europe

In RICK STEVES' TASTY EUROPE, travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the Continent. Join Rick as he slurps seasonal raw herring in Holland and then savors a farm-to-table country...

1:00 amShakespeare Live! from the Rsc

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents the RSC's star-studded gala, with David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Joseph Fiennes, John Lithgow, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, David Suchet and many more.

3:00 amAntiques Roadshow Myrtle Beach, Hour Three

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits the Waccamaw River with host Mark L. Walberg and militaria appraiser Christopher Mitchell as they discuss an important 19th-century blockade rifle. Other discoveries include an 1884 Courier & Ives print; a Pennsylvania folk art whirligig; and a 1936 first edition of Gone With the Wind, valued at $12...

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

A new shed is built, copper installed on the front porch and the windows trimmed with a PVC product. On ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom transforms a one-car garage in Chicago into a woodworking shop, Richard takes us down plumbing's memory lane and Scott installs a wireless light switch.

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 Flabby Arms

This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance.

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 Balance Your Buttocks

Balancing on buttocks helps to stretch the hamstrings. Tiger Pose tones the buttocks. Sitting in an Imaginary Chair strengthens thigh muscles fast!

7:00 amArt to Heart, Early Childhood Creativity Music

Music activities-from singing to writing songs to learning to play an instrument-help build physical and language skills, self-confidence, and promote cooperative behaviors. A music teacher at Philadelphia's Settlement Music School explains the importance of young children discovering their singing voices; a couple in Lexin...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Rumbly Tumbly/Planet Name Game

Rumbly Tumbly: Nick's hungry tummy is rumbling! But why do our stomachs make noises when they're hungry? A super shrunken trip into Thing One's stomach will show them the answer! They learn how chewing and stomach juices help to break down the food, and the tummy sounds are actually the stomach working. When your tummy is e...

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem

The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers. The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Submarine: Maisie Mosasaurus/Date Night

The Pteranodon family goes back underwater in the Dinosaur Train Submarine and meet Maisie and Marvin Mosasaurus, a daughter and father who are huge, fast-swimming lizards with flippers. Maisie and Shiny bond when they discover neither likes to go down deep in the water. The Pteranodons and Mosasaurus have a great time up n...

9:00 amOdd Squad Olympia's Day/Otis's Day

Olympia's Day: When a new room opens up in headquarters, all the agents want a piece. Curriculum: Fractions. Otis's Day: Getting a villain back to headquarters proves cumbersome when the tubes are down for maintenance. Curriculum: Measurement; Money.

9:30 amWild Kratts Mystery of the North Pole Penguins?

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investig...

10:00 amBiz Kid$ Financial Freedom

Ever try to get to a new destination without looking up the directions? You'll never get rich if you don't set a goal and create a roadmap. Find out how to set financial goals, and stick to them, and how to avoid the pitfalls and dangers of getting sidetracked on your journey to making millions.

10:30 amAlabama Scholars Bowl Ws Neal Vs. Sparkman

High school teams from all across the state compete for scholarship money in the new Saturday morning series Alabama Scholars Bowl. Questions in science, technology, engineering, math and history are provided by National Academic Quiz Tournaments and the competition is certified and operated by the Alabama Scholastic Compet...

11:00 amMindfulness Goes Mainstream

Explore the transformative power of mindfulness meditation-now embraced by millions of ordinary people-through expert opinions and interviews including singer Jewel, clothing designer Eileen Fisher and UMASS Center for Meditation's Jon Kabat-Zinn.

12:00 pmAging Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White

Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Esmonde-White illustrates the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.

1:00 pmRick Steves' Heart of Italy

In RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY, Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture: sleeping at an agriturismo (a farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made (and eaten), and hiking down into an...

3:00 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.

4:00 pmThe Legends of Folk: Isn't This A Time!

Treasure this last and historic gathering of the artists who defined folk music, including Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and The Weavers. The 2003 Carnegie Hall concert features performances the artists considered among their best.

5:30 pmThe Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -'the Mt. Rushmore of country music'- for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like 'Big River,' 'Me and Bobby McGee' and 'Always on My Mind.'

7:00 pmThree on a String 45th Anniversary Concert

The popular Birmingham-based ensemble Three on a String celebrates their 45th anniversary with a lively concert at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Birmingham. Join us for a delightful mix of folk, jazz, gospel, and country music with a generous helping of humor as Jerry Ryan, Bobby Horton, Brad Ryan and Andy Meginniss take th...

8:31 pmJoe Bonamassa: Live at Carnegie Hall - An Acoustic Evening

On this very special all-acoustic concert, world-renowned platinum-selling Blues-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Joe Bonamassa is joined by an all-star ensemble of world-class musicians, including the acclaimed Chinese cellist and erhuist Tina Guo, whose repertoire stretches from classical to heavy metal; and Hossam Ra...

10:00 pmEmmylou Harris - at the Ryman

Celebrate 125 years of live entertainment at the Ryman with Harris and her acoustic band the Nash Ramblers in a re-creation of their mesmerizing 1991 concert, which helped spearhead efforts to refurbish the century-old home of the Grand Ole Opry.

11:30 pmThe Texas Tenors: Rise

Join America's favorite tenors for an all-new concert filmed at Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House. Highlights include a show-stopping tribute to Les Miserables, selections from Phantom of the Opera, and classic rock, pop and country favorites.

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