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1:00 amFinding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Stories We Tell

Discover the unsolved mysteries behind the family stories of political organizer Donna Brazile, actor Ty Burrell and artist Kara Walker as they learn how the legacy of slavery has shaped their identities.

2:00 amFood Flirts Burger Meets Dosa

Follow the Brass sisters as they tackle their burger bucket list, then 'flirt' their way into an Indian kitchen to uncover the mystique of Indian dosa. After some careful experimentation in their home kitchen, they serve up a cheeseburger dosa.

2:30 amFood Flirts Pastrami Meets Ramen

Join the sisters as they learn how artisan pastrami is crafted, take a ramen noodle and broth-making lesson, teach viewers about the Jewish comfort food noodle kugel and then give birth to the pastrami ramen noodle kugel.

3:00 amNature Invasion of the Killer Whales

As the ice shrinks in the Arctic, polar bears are struggling to survive in a fast melting world. Although classified a marine mammal, the polar bear is not adapted to hunting in the water. And it is certainly no match for the world's greatest aquatic hunter - the killer whale. In the last few years, scientists have noted an...

4:00 amNOVA Memory Hackers

Discover how researchers on the cutting edge of mind-control can implant, change and even erase memories. On this thought-provoking journey into the mind, NOVA investigates the mysterious nature of how we remember.

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 A Treat for Your Feet

In this episode Mary Ann is paying special attention for feet, shoulders and hip range of motion using a towel and band.

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 Return to Mighty Mountain/Welcome to the Vernal Pond

Return To Mighty Mountain - There is no giving up for Nature Cat and his pals. After failing to reach the peak of the Mighty Mountains, they are going to try to hike all the way up again! But this time, they have a surprise: help from an unlikely, yet extremely experienced, mountain climber to guide them - Granny Bunny! Wel...

7:30 amCurious George Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey

Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly 'unique' experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the...

8:00 amCurious George Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing

Personal Trainer - Professor Wiseman has generous sponsors for an exciting expedition if she completes a fund-raising footrace. But her first practice run is a disaster and she's about to give up until George volunteers to help her train. He's a great runner, so this should be easy, right? Not so! The first day of training ...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Feels Two Feelings/The Neighborhood Carnival

Daniel Feels Two Feelings - Up, up and away! Daniel, Katerina, and O are excited to fly a kite, but get frustrated when they can't keep the kite in the air. They find out that it's ok to feel two feelings at the same time. The Neighborhood Carnival - The Neighborhood Carnival is in town, and Daniel can't stop thinking about...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Loves Tigey/Daniel Needs Tigey at School

Daniel Loves Tigey - Daniel gets upset when Margaret spills juice on his favorite stuffed animal, Tigey. Daniel learns how he can make himself feel better when he's upset. Daniel Needs Tigey at School - Daniel is having a hard day at school, but he knows just how to make himself feel better: by hugging his Tigey! Strategy: ...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale

The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through th...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles The Kelp Needs Help/Mountain of Fire

After putting some Asterina starfish in the Kelp Forest where they don't belong, Splash, Ripple, and Tidy must get rid of them before the starfish eat all of the kelp. / Dunk, Bubbles, and Ripple don't believe Splash when he tells them about a mountain that spits out fire that can be found in the water really far down in th...

10:30 amSesame Street Norberts Birthday

Rosita, Zoe and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him.

11:00 amSesame Street The Kindness Kid

The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness and Grover wants to be a Kindness Kid too but every time he tries to do something kind, he fails. Chris helps Grover realize that just trying to help someone is actually being kind.

11:30 amSuper WHY! King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti

It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers...

12:00 pmPeg + Cat The Polka Dot Planet Problem/The Mardi Gras Problem

The Polka Dot Planet Problem - Polka Dot Planet. When Peg's space ship breaks down, she needs the help of a new friend who communicates without speaking. Primary Content: Representing numbers using objects and numerals. Secondary Content: Defining two dimensional shapes by number of sides, patterns. The Mardi Gras Problem -...

12:30 pmDinosaur 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 ...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go! Castaway Carrot/Jet Can't Sleep

After an afternoon on the Moon, Celery, Jet, and Sunspot discover, as they fly to Earth, that they have mistakenly left Carrot on the Moon! Then the saucer malfunctions and they receive news of a possible solar storm headed their way. In a nail-biter, Jet and Sunspot do a mid-outer space repair job - as per Celery's instruc...

1:30 pmNature Cat Ocean Commotion - Part 1

A day for celebrating Hal and his favorite chew toy Mr. Chewinsky's three-year anniversary as dog and toy has gone from joyous fun to total sadness as Nature Cat has made a terrible mistake! Nature Cat accidentally dropped Mr. Chewinsky down the storm drain, and now he is floating on the storm water, working his way through...

2:00 pmNature Cat Return to Mighty Mountain/Welcome to the Vernal Pond

Return To Mighty Mountain - There is no giving up for Nature Cat and his pals. After failing to reach the peak of the Mighty Mountains, they are going to try to hike all the way up again! But this time, they have a surprise: help from an unlikely, yet extremely experienced, mountain climber to guide them - Granny Bunny! Wel...

2:30 pmWild Kratts The Desert Elves

When Koki and Jimmy get stranded in the desert, Aviva and the Kratt Brothers must rely on the eyes and ears of the Elf owl to help find their friends in the harsh habitat.

3:00 pmWild Kratts Stars of the Tides

When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. must use the creature powers of the i...

3:30 pmOdd Squad O Games

O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Not So Splash/Switch Your Partner Round and Round

Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto investigate why parts of town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; comparing temperatures and using a thermometer. Switch Your Partner Round and Round - Olive and Otto discover what life would have been like if Ms. O has assigned them different partners...

4:30 pmArthur Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie

When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work. Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean...

5:00 pmArthur Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties

Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions. When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place a...

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around

Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. He finally agrees to tell the whole gruesome story, but will it be too horrible for them to bear? Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV. In fact, he loves Malcolm so...

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.

8:00 pmCapitol Journal 2017

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Brown and Randy Scott.

9:00 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...

10:30 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.

11:30 pm28 Day Metabolism with Amy Myers, Md

It's remarkable how many symptoms-large, small, and in between-are connected to your thyroid. In fact, just about every aspect of your metabolism depends on thyroid function; if your thyroid isn't working up to par, you won't be either. Healing and supporting your thyroid is one of the most important ways you can connect to...

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