Pledge Programs for Mon August 14, 2017

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1:00 amTales From the Royal Bedchamber

Lucy Worsley gets into bed with our past monarchs to uncover the Tales from the Royal Bedchamber. She reveals that our obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of their magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.

2:00 amThe Great British Baking Show Cakes

Meet the 13 bakers who make simple sandwich cakes in the Signature challenge, angel food cakes in Mary's Technical challenge and all things chocolate in the Showstopper.

3:00 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.

5:00 amTales From the Royal Bedchamber

Lucy Worsley gets into bed with our past monarchs to uncover the Tales from the Royal Bedchamber. She reveals that our obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of their magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.

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 Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Tough

Runaway Pumpkin - Daisy has grown the biggest, most beautiful pumpkin and wants to get it to the Halloween Party. But getting this huge pumpkin there is easier said than done. Travel trouble isn't the only problem; their biggest challenge ends up being what to do with the pumpkins after Halloween. Lady Bug Tough - Uh oh, th...

7:30 amCurious George Curious George Goes for 100/Fearless George

Curious George Goes for 100 - It's Lake Wannasink Lake's 100th anniversary and George is in charge of the main attraction - the town's 100-year-old-flag with 10 stripes and 100 stars. When the stripes accidentally blow away, George runs around the countryside to retrieve them. Can George reassemble the flag in time for the ...

8:00 amCurious George Big, Bad Hundley/George's Simple Siphon

Big, Bad Hundley - 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 thin...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Friends Say No/Prince Wednesday Doesn't Want to Play

Daniel's Friends Say No - When Daniel gets to school, he approaches Miss Elaina to play with her but is frustrated when he finds that she would rather read alone. Daniel learns that sometimes his friends might not want to play with him and that's OK because he can find fun things to do on his own. Prince Wednesday Doesn't W...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Miss Elaina Gets Hurt/Daniel Feels Better

Miss Elaina Gets Hurt - Daniel is at Miss Elaina's house and the friends are playing 'astronauts' with their toys! That is, until they crash into one another...OUCH! Lady Elaine comes and fixes up Miss Elaina's booboo but Daniel is reluctant to admit he is hurt as well. Later, Lady Elaine makes him feel better, too. Daniel ...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury?

After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. In order to bring back his good luck, Dunk is determined to get rid of the rock in the most permanent way possible: dropping it in the molten magma of the volcano located far down in the deep. / Maury, who's always 'spreading ...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles My Son, The Frogfish/A Day for Papa

Gush's long-lost son Wart shows up in Reeftown to visit. Gush is excited to be a 'hands-on' dad and take care of Wart, but Wart is extremely independent, and only wants to visit. Ultimately, Gush realizes that the Reeftown Rangers all look up to him as a father figure. / To show how much she appreciates everything he does f...

10:30 amSesame Street Meet Julia

Alan, Abby, Elmo and their friend Julia are painting as Big Bird walks by. Big Bird mentions how great everyone's paintings are and tries to give Julia a high-five but she happily goes off to play. Big Bird doesn't think Julia likes him but Alan explains that Julia has autism and for her it means that she may not answer him...

11:00 amSesame Street Mucko Polo, Grouch Explorer

With Mucko Polo (Alan Cumming), Elmo, Abby, and Oscar use their five senses to explore and search for the grouchiest things on Sesame Street.Also featuring Grover finds a pyramid and Elmo the Musical-Guacamole. Brought to you by the letter E and the number 6.

11:30 amSuper WHY! The Pupp-Athon

Whyatt wants to show everyone at the Storybrook Village talent show how smart his puppy Woofster is, but Woofster keeps getting distracted when he's supposed to be jumping through his hoop. The Super Readers jump into the book The Pupp-a-thon and meet Serena, a puppy who's having a hard time focusing on her big day at the o...

12:00 pmPeg + Cat The Mermaid in the Mall Problem/The Painting Problem

The Mermaid in the Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. When a furniture store becomes a magical forest, Peg and Cat must become Knights of the Round Table - if only they can find a round table! Primary Content: Working with flat shapes. Secondary Content: Solid shapes. The Painting Problem - Paris. To get purple paint for their m...

12:30 pmDinosaur Train Rocket Train Surprise Party/Cloudy with a Chance Of Fun

After Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn that it's Mr. Conductor's birthday, they decide to throw him a surprise party in his favorite place - the Dinosaur Train! The whole family plans the party, secretly riding the Rocket Train to pick up friends from all around the Mesozoic and gather ginkgo leaves for a special birthday c...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7

When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for on an epic adventure to Bortron 7.

2:00 pmNature Cat Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Tough

Runaway Pumpkin - Daisy has grown the biggest, most beautiful pumpkin and wants to get it to the Halloween Party. But getting this huge pumpkin there is easier said than done. Travel trouble isn't the only problem; their biggest challenge ends up being what to do with the pumpkins after Halloween. Lady Bug Tough - Uh oh, th...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Musk Ox Mania

When Chris realizes that his precious Creature souvenir collection is missing, the gang must travel back to the Arctic to find it. But the Arctic is now covered in a thick layer of ice and snow, so they'll need the help of a special Arctic creature - the Musk Ox - and its creature powers to find it. Science Concept: Defense...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Capture The Fishmobile

When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Rookie Night/Who Let The Doug Out?

Rookie Night - It's party time for all the new agents at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Temperature: Using a thermometer; Associating different climates/seasons with degrees. Who Let The Doug Out? - Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation.

4:00 pmOdd Squad The Cherry-On-Top-Inator/Sir

The Cherry-On-Top-Inator - Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. Curriculum: Prediction and probability. Sir - The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters. Curriculum: Time.

4:30 pmArthur Postcards from Buster, Parts I & II

Postcards from Buster, Part I - Buster's going to New York City to meet his dad Bo, and the Reads are coming with him! He's thrilled ... but won't his mom cry day and night, missing him? Luckily, Bitzi gives Buster a special present at the airport that will let him share his exciting trip with her -- a video camera! Postcar...

5:00 pmArthur Big Horns George/Bleep

Big Horns George - Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating 'The Year of The Blues.' George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song when he's introduced to the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him .. . until Koko and Taj encourage George to keep singing thos...

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman

Skits and Mr. Scruffles - Everyone's too busy to play with Skits. While he's moping around the neighborhood, he meets Milo, a lonesome newcomer who just moved to Wagstaff City. The two bond, but when they tell their respective families about their new companion, no one believes they're real. Vocabulary: (E) occupied, compan...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmWhen Mama 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 pmEthan Bortnick: Generations of Music

Join the talented young virtuoso for a concert spanning generations and genres. Featuring guests Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), Bethany Yarrow and cellist Rufus Cappadocia, this concert will appeal to audiences of all ages and musical tastes.

10:00 pm70s Soul Superstars (My Music)

Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, Heatwave, the Trammps and the Emotions.

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