Pledge Programs for Fri November 24, 2017

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12:00 amNature Nature's Miniature Miracles

Great things come in small packages. This film tells the epic survival stories of the world's smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the 'cheetah' of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter.

1:00 amAnne of Green Gables: The Good Stars

Join Anne Shirley as she turns 13 and faces complex situations with friends, adults and Gilbert. Her free-spirited nature is challenged by her perceived need to be sensible, a journey fraught with confusion and unfortunate-albeit amusing-mishaps.

2:30 amAnne of Green Gables

Savor a new adaptation of the classic novel about the orphaned Anne, placed in the care of uptight Marilla and her brother Matthew, played by Martin Sheen. Neither Anne nor Marilla could predict the profound effect they'd have on each other's lives.

4:00 amNOVA Extreme Animal Weapons

Explore the secrets that underlie nature's battleground. Every animal has some kind of weapon, whether claws or horns, fangs or stings. But why are some armaments huge and extreme, far beyond any practical need?

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 Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability

This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.

6:00 amPBS NewsHour

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

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 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...

8:00 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...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel and O's Road Trip/Daniel's Puppet Plan

Daniel and O's Road Trip - Daniel and O are pretending to go on a Trolley road trip. Where should they go? To the beach? To the vegetable garden? When they can't agree on where to travel to first, they learn that making a plan can help them solve their problem. Daniel's Puppet Plan - When Daniel and his friends are making p...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Bicycle/Katerina's Magic Trick

Daniel's Bicycle - Dad Tiger gives Daniel his old bicycle, and Daniel is eager to ride it. Daniel quickly realizes that riding his bike is not easy, but even with a few bumps in the road, he keeps on trying. Katerina's Magic Trick - Katerina is learning how to do a magic trick, but is frustrated when she doesn't get it righ...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles Tooth Treasure/Race Around The Reef

The kids find a tooth lying in the sand outside the reef, and they are determined to return it to the owner, even when they find out it's a shark! / Splash and his friends have a race around the reef, and Splash wins by riding the currents instead of swimming. Bubbles and Dunk then want to know all about the currents so the...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles Stormy Waters/Scoot On Over!

When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends experience rain and stormy conditions. They learn they don't need to be afraid, but it's good to stay close to home in a storm and take shelter. / The kids' old friend Scoot, a juvenile sea turtle, stops by the reef to see Splash and the gang. While there, he explains that ...

10:30 amOnce Upon A Sesame Street Christmas

It's Christmas Eve on Sesame Street! After putting out cookies for Santa, Elmo's dad tells him a bedtime story about his great-great-grandmonster Elmo and how Sesame Street was once an unfriendly street. Everyone was grouchy and there was no holiday spirit. With the help of Grandmonster Elmo's new friends, they try to find ...

11:30 amSuper WHY! The Cookbook

Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday f...

12:00 pmPeg + Cat Richard The Third/The Lemonade Problem

Richard The Third - The Purple Planet. At Richard's family's highly competitive annual picnic, Peg and Cat try to help Richard achieve his dream of not coming in third in every single event. The Lemonade Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg realizes her lemonade stand has no cups, Cat must make a series of shrewd business...

12:30 pmDinosaur Train Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest

When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go! Whole Lotta Shakin'/My Fair Jet

The kids and Sunspot attempt to build the tallest tower ever on the Moon, hoping to beat Jet's cousin's record. While building, the Moon's surface shakes. Huh? The Earth kids are amazed to learn that the Moon has quakes, and Jet is just as amazed to learn that Earthquakes exist. After learning about the causes of moonquakes...

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 Rocket Jaw: Rescuer of the Reef

While checking out how coral reefs are formed, the Wild Kratts discover that Zach and Donita have sent robotic Parrotfish to collect coral to make jewelry. Martin and Chris must use the power of the greatest hunters of the reef to stop this evil plot.

3:00 pmWild Kratts Blowfish Blowout

When the miniaturized Kratt Brothers get swept up and lost in a current of plankton, they become part of a crowd of fish larva all headed to the most populated and diverse habitat on Earth - the coral reef.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old

Rise of the Hydraclops - In order to save humanity, Olive and Otto must locate a treasure chest that Oscar buried. Curriculum: Measurement; length. O is Not for Old - The agents throw a surprise party for Ms. O. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; using tally marks to record data.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Dance Like Nobody Is Watching/Recipe for Disaster

Dance Like Nobody is Watching - When the alarm system at Headquarters is triggered, Olive, Otto, Ms. O, and Oscar must avoid a series of booby traps in order to shut it off. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; pattern recognition and extension. Recipe for Disaster - Olive and Otto explain to Ms. O how a case went wrong, each in...

4:30 pmArthur Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue!

Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this 'super saver' find ways to keep his family in the green? Educational Objective: Arthur learns how his family can work together to save money. When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or ...

5:00 pmArthur The Pageant Pickle/Some Assembly Required

School is almost out and Arthur can hardly wait for those lazy summer days by Muffy's pool. Nothing could ruin such a happy time of year... except maybe-D.W.'s Spring Pageant! Educational Objective: Arthur learns that being a good older brother sometimes means making sacrifices. D.W. can't wait to test out her new play set!...

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Martha Speaks Martha Treads The Boards/Martha's Pack

Martha Treads the Boards - Helen's mom and dad are starring in the community theater production, and Helen's the stage manager. Even Martha gets a part... as a bull. When the big night finally comes, Mom and Dad get trapped in their dressing room. The play must go on, but now the bull is the bullfighter and the bullfighter ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmWashington 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.

7:30 pmWashington 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.

8:01 pmCapitol Journal 2017

CAPITOL JOURNAL provides daily coverage of the Alabama Legislature with a studio inside the Alabama State House.

9:00 pmGreat Performances Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn - The Broadway Musical

Enjoy the hit Broadway adaptation of the classic 1942 movie musical, showcasing an Irving Berlin score including the Oscar-winning 'White Christmas' with big dance numbers, comedy and a hit parade of the great songwriter's famous tunes.

11:30 pmBBC World News

BBC WORLD NEWS: The latest global news from the world's largest news broadcaster. The newscasts contain all the most up-to-date news, interviews, analysis, business reports and world sports news.

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