Pledge Programs for Tue August 15, 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 amAntiques Roadshow Cincinnati, Hour Two

During a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW discusses with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service how today's endangered rhinos are affected by the antiques trade. Discoveries in 'the city that sings' include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders; a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum; and an 184...

2:00 amSecrets of Althorp - the Spencers

Take a tour of Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, with her brother Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years.

3:00 amInside the Court of Henry VIII

Part Renaissance prince, part medieval tyrant, Henry VIII is the most famous of English kings. Venture beyond the facade of his glamorous court to understand the danger and intrigue that routinely cost courtiers their heads.

4:00 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.

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 Flexibility and Range of Motion

All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back.

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 Appily Ever After/Sound Off

Appily Ever After - It's Fall! Apple picking season! But Hal wants to know - how did the apples get up in the trees? An apple fairy? A magic spell? The internet? And how long does it take? Long time? Short time? No time? So many questions! That reminds Nature Cat of his all-time favorite nature story, which will help answer...

7:30 amCurious George Red Planet Monkey/Tortilla Express

Red Planet Monkey - George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls...

8:00 amCurious George Submonkey/Double-o Monkey Tracks Trouble

When Professor Pizza's birthday present is dragged away by a strong ocean current, George volunteers to take an undersea adventure in a monkey-sized submarine to retrieve it. Can the curious little monkey locate a small package at the bottom of the ocean or will Pizza's present be forever lost at sea? Double-Oh-Monkey takes...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Can't Ride Trolley/Daniel Can't Get What He Wants

Daniel Can't Ride Trolley - Daniel is going to Prince Wednesday's castle to play, but when Mom tells him that they will be walking and NOT riding Trolley, Daniel gets mad. Mom explains to Daniel that he can't always get what he wants but shows him a way to feel better. Daniel Can't Get What He Wants - Daniel is shopping wit...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Makes A Mistake/Baking Mistakes

Daniel Makes a Mistake - While Daniel is looking at different items under the magnifier at school, he accidentally knocks a basket of objects off the table, sending things tumbling all over the floor. Whoops! Daniel thinks he has ruined Science Time until Teacher Harriet explains that everyone makes mistakes; the important ...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles Lu The Explorer/I've Got Rhythm?

Splash takes his pals to go see his friend, LU, a fearless explorer in the deep. He has met Lu in his travels, and she has been an inspiration for Splash. Lu turns out to be a female football fish (the 'Lu' stands for 'bio-LU-minescent') who leads them on an adventure in the abyss. / Wave, the octopus, loves the musicality ...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles I Only Have Eyespots for You/Double Bubbles

Splash sees a beautiful fish go by and instantly wants to be its friend, but whenever he tries to talk to the fish, it ignores him. He and his friends soon learn the fish has false eyespots on her back and had no idea they were trying to talk to her. / When Finny, a green dragonet, joins the group to play one day, Bubbles s...

10:30 amSesame Street Dont Get Pushy

Telly is upset when Rosita pushes Baby Bear by accident because she is too excited; but with the help of her friends on Sesame Street, she learns how to control herself. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Les Moussarables, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter E and the number 11.

11:00 amSesame Street Abby Makes The Seasons Change

'Abby makes the seasons change on Sesame Street. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's world. Brought to by the letter S and the number 4.'

11:30 amSuper WHY! Where's Woofster?

Whyatt's puppy Woofster clearly wants to play a game with Whyatt and his friend Princess, but they can't figure out what game he wants to play. To find the answer to this really big question, the Super Readers jump into the book Where's Woofster? where they find themselves in Puppy Land, but they can't find Woofster. The Su...

12:00 pmPeg + Cat The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, 'Hot Buttered Lightnin',' to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than; Secondary Content: Solid shapes. The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their ...

12:30 pmDinosaur Train Tiny's Fishing Friend/Butterflies

Tiny can't believe it when he finds out that his friend Cindy Cimolestes doesn't like fish, but she explains that she's a mammal and many mammals don't eat fish. Determined, Tiny sets out to find a mammal in the Mesozoic who likes fish, so she, Buddy, Cindy and Dad set out on a fishing trip where they run into Cassie Castro...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go! Total Eclipse of the Sunspot/Sean's Year In Space

'Total Eclipse of the Sunspot' - While Mindy, Jet, Sean, and Sydney are trying to use a solar panel to improve their energy efficiency, they notice that Sunspot is acting strange. It turns out that Sunspot was aware of an impending eclipse and was trying to alert the kids to the fact that the Sun would be darkened for a whi...

1:30 pmNature Cat The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues

The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world! They've been practicing all week and are so ready! There's only one problem: their fifth player, Herbert the Hermit Crab, is having a little shell trouble. His shell doesn't fit anymore and he c...

2:00 pmNature Cat Appily Ever After/Sound Off

Appily Ever After - It's Fall! Apple picking season! But Hal wants to know - how did the apples get up in the trees? An apple fairy? A magic spell? The internet? And how long does it take? Long time? Short time? No time? So many questions! That reminds Nature Cat of his all-time favorite nature story, which will help answer...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Maurit...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Back In Creature Time - Tasmanian Tiger, Part 2

After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tig...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Orchid's Almost Half Hour Talent Show/The Perfect Score

Orchid's Almost Half Hour Talent Show - All the agents want to be a part of Orchid's talent show. Curriculum: Fair sharing; Equi-partitioning. The Perfect Score - It's villain report card day at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Word problems involving addition and numerical relations; Using a number line.

4:00 pmOdd Squad The Voice/Problem Partners

The Voice - A villain steals Ms. O's voice. Curriculum: Understanding wholes and halves. Problem Partners - The agents are called in to help when Ohlm and Orchid have problems working together. Curriculum: Rounding to the nearest 10; Odd and even numbers.

4:30 pmArthur Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales

Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown...

5:00 pmArthur Arthur Weighs in/the Law of the Jungle Gym

Arthur Weighs In - When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's gotten 'husky-sized.' Now he's serious about getting in shape. Will he turn to an all-protein diet? Eat only herbs and berries? Or will he try something really radical.. .exercise?! The Law of the Jungle Gym - Muffy f...

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted

Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmHe Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

The intensity of Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed in the documentary He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley. Narrated by veteran newscaster Sander Vanocur, the special will be pledge tested on several public televisions in December 2002. Presley's story is told with vintage photos, ...

8:27 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.

10:00 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.

11:00 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.

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