Pledge Programs for Wed December 6, 2017

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1:00 amFinding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. Tragedy + Time = Comedy

Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America's funniest men-Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader-as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life.

2:00 amFrontline American Patriot

See how one family's fight against the government invigorated armed militias and 'Patriot' groups. Inside the Bundy family's standoffs over land in the West, and the groups aligned with them that have grown to levels not seen in decades.

3:00 amIndependent Lens Mimi and Dona

Meet an unforgettable mother-daughter duo facing tough choices as they age. For 92-year-old Mimi, still caring for disabled 64-year-old daughter Dona, it means that love has run out of time and she must find her daughter a new home.

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow Anaheim, Hour One

In Anaheim, California, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Philip Weiss travel to the Queen Mary to talk about ocean liner memorabilia. Highlights include a 'You Bet Your Life' prop duck, one of two duck props made for the 'You Bet Your Life' television show; two sketches by pop star Michael Jackson, ca. 1...

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 Full Body Workout

Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance.

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 Heartthrob Hamster/Astronuts

Heartthrob Hamster - Nature Cat's family is pet-sitting their neighbor's super cute hamster, Sir Galahad. But when Hal 'accidentally' knocks the top off the cage, Sir Galahad runs away, claiming he'll never go back in the cage, ever! Tally ho! It's up to Nature Cat and the gang to track down Sir Galahad, and get him in his ...

7:30 amCurious George Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order

Curious George's Home for Pigeons - Compass may be a homing pigeon but sometimes he has trouble finding his way home. George decides to make him a place to stay on their balcony. After much experimentation, George creates a tree that The Man with the Yellow Hat might not recognize but in Compass's eyes is the perfect pigeon...

8:00 amCurious George Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School

Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table....

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor

Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very an...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School

Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prin...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles The Sand Is Grand/The Treasure Trove

When Splash and his friends are playing at the sandy bed, they find a parrotfish munching on some coral and helping to create the sandy bed on which they're playing, because parrotfish produce sand from their bodies after they eat. / When Bubbles gets trapped in a treasure chest, Splash and his friends can't get her out. Lu...

10:00 amSplash and Bubbles Mayor for a Day/Oblo from Down Below

Mayor Sting has to attend a stingray migration, which will take him away from the reef. Dunk volunteers to fill in as the mayor for the day, thinking it will be an easy job, but has no idea what it takes to keep the reef thriving and safe. / When Bubbles goes looking for the ultimate mud puddle, she ventures down to the Dee...

10:30 amSesame Street Battle of the Chefs

Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the 'Cast Iron Cook.'

11:00 amSesame Street Snuffys Dance

Zoe choreographs a ballet & the dancers have to work together to figure out how to make Snuffy fly through the air.

11:30 amSuper WHY! Baby Dino's Big Discovery

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be carefu...

12:00 pmPeg + Cat The Package Problem/The Train Problem

The Package Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg and Cat are waiting for a package, one minute feels like forever; but when they're trying to prevent an explosion, time flies! Primary Content: Minutes and seconds Secondary Content: Adding to 7. The Train Problem - The Peg + Cat Express. Missing lollipops, bananas, symphon...

12:30 pmDinosaur Train Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset

The Pteranodon kids and Dad get the idea to travel around on the Dinosaur Train and meet some of the biggest dinosaurs. They even sing a song, `The Biggest Dinosaurs', before meeting Allie Alamosaurus, an enormous, long-necked, plant eating sauropod who is very friendly. Allie explains that her huge, strong legs hardly bend...

1:00 pmReady Jet Go! Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7

'Round and Round' -The kids learn how all the planets both orbit around the Sun and rotate on their own axes at the same time. Curriculum: The planets both revolve around the sun and rotate on their axis. 'The Plant From Bortron 7' - Jet attempts to grow a seed from his home planet, but the light from our Sun is stronger th...

1:30 pmNature Cat Ze Worm Whisperer/Love You, Michael Bluejay

Follow Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors.

2:00 pmNature Cat Heartthrob Hamster/Astronuts

Heartthrob Hamster - Nature Cat's family is pet-sitting their neighbor's super cute hamster, Sir Galahad. But when Hal 'accidentally' knocks the top off the cage, Sir Galahad runs away, claiming he'll never go back in the cage, ever! Tally ho! It's up to Nature Cat and the gang to track down Sir Galahad, and get him in his ...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Sea Otter Swim

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

3:00 pmWild Kratts Journey to the Subnivean Zone

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Not So Splash/by the Book

Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto must figure out why parts of the town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; using a thermometer and comparing temperatures. By the Book - Olive and Otto interrogate two suspects to figure out which one is innocent and which one is guilty. Curriculum: Mea...

4:00 pmOdd Squad O Vs. The Ballcano/Assistants' Creed

O vs. The Ballcano - When the ball pit starts to overflow, Odd Squad must stop headquarters from being destroyed. Curriculum: Measurement; using a pan balance to compare and balance weights. Assistants' Creed - Two of Ms. O's assistants accidentally find themselves on a mission. Curriculum: Number operations; adding differe...

4:30 pmArthur That's My Grandma/Bud's Knotty Problem

D.W. gets jealous when Grandma Thora becomes the most popular babysitter in town. When Bud falls in love with a snazzy new pair of boots, he might face his toughest adventure yet - learning to tie his shoes.

5:00 pmArthur Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It

Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

5:30 pmMartha Speaks Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy

Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought... Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmCarpenters: Close to You & Christmas Memories (My Music Presents)

MY MUSIC Presents THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU is a music-filled documentary that traces the Carpenters' career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group's friends in the music business, features all of their top recording hits, including '(They Long to Be) Close to You,' 'Top of the World,' 'Hurting Each Other,' ...

9:00 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.

11:00 pmEat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, Md

Cut through the hype and get the facts you need to lose weight and lower blood pressure and cholesterol without drugs. Dr. Fuhrman provides the latest research that sets you on the path to recovery even if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

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