Pledge Programs for Sun December 3, 2017

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1:00 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.

2:00 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...

3:00 amIndependent Lens What Was Ours

A tribal elder and Vietnam vet, who hasn't left the Wind River Indian Reservation in over 40 years, visits the underground archives of Chicago's Field Museum with two young Arapaho to explore ancestral objects kept in boxes for many years. Together they try to learn how these artifacts vanished from their tribe in the first...

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 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.

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 Neglected Areas of Body

This episode begins slow and easy with great music to accompany exercises for posture using a towel and band, a large ball for balance, in addition to exercises for hips, carpal tunnel and the pelvic floor.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Posture

Mary Ann breaks down techniques to improve our posture and special guest Jeff Brooks gives us a balance exercise for the day.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Abs-Strengthening Leg Exercises

Leg-lifting exercises like the Scissors work the abs without straining the back. Torso Twist Toes Touch stretches the legs and groin while giving the spine a vitalizing twist.

7:00 amCurious George George's Photo Finish/Monkey Mystery Gift

Today is the big unveiling of the Ankylosaurus dinosaur skeleton at the Museum, but it's missing a leg! George and the Man with the Yellow Hat thought they delivered all 4 bones. Where did the 4th bone go? Fortunately, Mr. Quint took pictures on their way to the Museum. Maybe the photos can lead them to the bone...if they c...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Maps/Termite Towers

Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower ...

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem

The Magic Uke - Kingdom of Night/Kingdom of Day. Peg must trek through the Kingdom of Night to reach Cat. To cross the star-shaped steps, Peg needs to find lines of symmetry with the help of a magic ukulele. The Rocking Out Problem - Junk Yard. When Baby Fox makes a spectacular musical instrument out of junk, Peg and Cat ge...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal

When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a...

9:00 amSid the Science Kid Seed The Science Kid

At breakfast, Sid discovers seeds in his apple, and decides that seeds really get in the way when you're trying to eat the apple! This leads Sid to investigate seeds with his friends at the Science Center, where they learn that many living things grow in life cycles. And while many fruits start out as seeds, many animals st...

9:30 amCaillou Team Player Caillou

Caillou Conducts: The preschool has a visitor - Liz, a musician. She shows the kids all sorts of instruments and Caillou is excited when he's chosen to be the orchestra's 'conductor'. In fact, he's so excited, he can't stop conducting those around him - at preschool and even at home! When Caillou refuses to share his conduc...

10:00 amClifford the Big Red Dog Little Big Pup/Getting to Know You

LITTLE BIG PUP: A very small new dog named Frankie moves to Birdwell Island and is envious of Clifford's size until he realizes that sometimes being small can be just right. GETTING TO KNOW YOU: When Clifford moves to the Island he makes friends with T-Bone, but the two dogs soon learn that some adjustments must be made to ...

10:30 amWordGirl El Queso Mysterioso/Putt with Honor

EL QUESO MYSTERIOSO - It's the day of the Magical Magicians Convention, and the entire Botsford family is excited to go and see their favorite magician, El Mysterioso, perform live. Everyone except Becky, that is, who would much rather be at the Pretty Princess book signing across the street. But Mr. Botsford emphasizes how...

11:00 amAging 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.

12:30 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions For You

We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers 'find financial solutions for you.' As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our fin...

2:30 pmChristmas With Daniel O'Donnell

Remember happy childhood memories with Daniel O'Donnell's classic collection of holiday favorites.

3:30 pmRick Steves Special: Rome, Eternally Engaging European Christmas

From manger scenes and mistletoe to wintry wonderlands, RICK STEVES' EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS celebrates the Christmas season throughout the European continent. In the special, Rick visits friends and families in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy to reveal their customs and practices of the holiday ...

5:30 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.

7:00 pmCeltic Woman- Homecoming: Ireland

Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland's centuries-old heritage in this live concert filmed in Dublin. Celtic Woman combines the country's finest musical talents with epic stage production to present a uniquely inspiring live experience.

9:00 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.

11:30 pmDavid Gilmour: Live In Pompeii

Join the Pink Floyd singer-guitarist for a spectacular concert featuring lasers, pyrotechnics and stellar performances from an all-star band. Shot in the legendary Roman amphitheatre, the program highlights an artist at the top of his game.

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