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1:00 amIndia - Nature's Wonderland

Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Experience a ritual tiger dance and see lions, elephants and India's only ape -- the hoolock gibbon. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins.

2:00 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.

4:00 amWashington Week

Join moderator Robert Costa for a robust roundtable discussion with award-winning journalists who provide reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the nation's capital.

4:30 amCharlie Rose - The Week

This special Friday night offering will feature highlights of conversations with the week's guests on Rose's nightly PBS program. From studios in New York City and locations around the world, Charlie Rose talks to people in every field who have 'a great story to tell.'

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 The Power of Small Movements

This episode demonstrates what can be achieved with small gentle movements.

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 Stretch Those Strings

Wai Lana demonstrates an asana to strengthen the arms and stretch the whole body. Then a variety of poses work the abs and stretch the hamstrings.

7:00 amCurious George 3: Back to the Jungle

Curious George goes on an epic adventure to space that crash lands in the jungles of Africa leading to an unforgettable journey with some new animal friends.

8:30 amDinosaur 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 ...

9:00 amSid the Science Kid Where Did The Water Go?

While brushing his teeth, Sid wonders what happens to all the dirty water when it goes down the drain. At The Science Center, Sid and his friends explore how water travels in and out of our homes through pipes. And here's something Sid and his friends never realized: there's lots of water in the world, but you can't drink i...

9:30 amCaillou Caillou's Toy Trouble

No Tradebacks!: Caillou decides to trade his tiny toy shovel for some stickers...but changes his mind when he sees what his friend, Jay, can do with that toy shovel! Then Caillou tries to get the shovel back - even though they agreed to 'no tradebacks' - and eventually hurts his friend's feelings. When Caillou realizes Jay ...

10:00 amClifford the Big Red Dog Doggie Detectives/Camping It Up

Doggie Detectives - Clifford's Big Idea: Work Together Equipment is disappearing from the local playground and it's up to K.C., inspired by the Detective Mike books he likes so much, to figure out what happened. He enlists the help of Clifford and the gang to form the ' Doggy Detectives' to solve the mystery and the whole ...

10:30 amWordGirl Accordion Tradition/Can't Touch This

ACCORDION TRADITION - When Becky inherits Mrs. Botsford's old accordion, she discovers she comes from a long line of stellar female accordion players. At first, Becky is excited about learning an instrument, but she quickly realizes that she, well... isn't very good. She is pretty terrible actually. But her practice session...

11:00 amYou Are The Universe with Deepak Chopra, MD

You Are the Universe literally means what it says--each of us is a co-creator of reality extending to the vastest reaches of time and space. This seemingly impossible proposition follows from the current state of science, where outside the public eye, some key mysteries cannot be solved, even though they are the very issues...

1:00 pmI'll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant

As much as we all want to believe we can live forever, we all know deep down that it simply can't be true. From this program viewers learn that there are things each of us can do to live fully, all the way to the end. Anyone who is willing to take four simple steps now, while healthy, can minimize if not avoid entirely, the...

2:30 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.

3:30 pmConversation with Bill Moyers

Join the award-winning journalist, political commentator and author as he reflects on his life and storied career, from his days as White House Press Secretary for President Johnson to network news reporter to host of numerous programs for PBS.

5:00 pmKen Burns: America's Storyteller American Sampler

Tom Hanks hosts this program that explores the tremendous depth and breadth of Ken Burns

7:00 pmJohnny Mathis - Wonderful Wonderful (My Music Presents)

Public TV celebrates 60+1 years of the legendary Johnny Mathis in this MY MUSIC Presents special presentation. All Johnny's favorites 'Chances Are, ' 'Twelfth of Never, ' 'Wonderful, Wonderful,' It's Not For Me To Say,' 'Too Much, Too Little Too Late' and more are all performed live.

9:00 pmRhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular

Celebrate legends of the 60s and 70s brought together in a once-in-a-lifetime concert: Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ben E. King and the Drifters, Dionne Warwick, the Isley Brothers, Percy Sledge, Little Anthony & the Imperials and more greats.

11:00 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...

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