Pledge Programs for Tue June 5, 2018

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1:00 amIndependent Lens Limited Partnership

In 1975, when American Richard married Australian native Tony in one of the first same sex marriages performed in the US, they found themselves on the front lines in the battle for legal immigration status for same sex spouses.

2:00 amLive From Lincoln Center Falsettos

Nominated for five 2017 Tonys, this is a poignant and hilarious look at a modern family set amidst the emerging AIDS crisis. Christian Borle stars as Marvin, with Stephanie J. Block as his ex-wife, Trina, and Andrew Rannells as his lover, Whizzer.

4:30 amEmery Blagdon and His Healing Machine

See a profile of visionary artist Emery Blagdon, who fashioned pieces of wire into patterns and attached foil, beads, ribbons and cast-off items, works he believed could generate natural energy from the earth and heal the sick.

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 Imagining Resistance

Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work.

6:00 amNightly Business Report

For more than 30 years, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT has provided business news in a fast-paced format. Consistently television's most-watched daily business news program, the award-winning series combines business and economic news, extensive financial market coverage, in-depth analysis, corporate profiles, features and comment...

6:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Clever Levers/Going, Going, Gong

The kids need to move a big rock in their backyard so they can plant an apple tree. The Cat takes them to Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they learn how a lever can solve their problem. Sally is playing a song on an instrument made up of different things in the Treehouse but she can't find the right note for her song. In Gongolia, ...

7:00 amNature Cat Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward

Stop That Squirrel - Oh yeah! Nature Cat and his pals can't wait for a day of backyard bird watching! And Nature Cat has a sure-fire way to attract the birds - the bird feeder! But things take a turn when a grey squirrel named Cruiser breaks into the birdfeed and takes all the birdseed for himself. Squirrel Power! Can Natur...

7:30 amCurious George Curious George, Plumber's Helper/Curious George Takes a Hike

Curious George, Plumber's Helper: George is bored with all of his bath toys so he brings some new ones into the tub with him. What he doesn't realize is that not all toys float, and when he drains the water some of them spiral down the drain and cause a clog. So it's Mr. Auger, Plumber Extraordinaire, to the rescue! George...

8:00 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Sweet Pea Pixie/Pink Piper

It's time for the Sweet Pea Pixies to emerge from their pods in the Pinkville Community Garden, but one pixie has trouble flying. It's up to Pinkalicious and Peter to show her how to spread her wings and take off! Pinkalicious writes a song about her favorite color for school, but no matter where she goes to practice, she k...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Friends Say No/Prince Wednesday Doesn't Want to Play

Daniel's Friends Say No - When Daniel gets to school, he approaches Miss Elaina to play with her but is frustrated when he finds that she would rather read alone. Daniel learns that sometimes his friends might not want to play with him and that's OK because he can find fun things to do on his own. Prince Wednesday Doesn't W...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Visiting Grandpere/The Tiger Family Goes Back Home

Visiting Grandpere - The Tiger Family is visiting Grandpere's house and Daniel notices all of the things that are different and all of the things that are the same. Then, Grandpere and Daniel spend time together hunting for buried treasure. The Tiger Family Goes Back Home - It's Daniel's last day visiting Grandpere! Grandpe...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2

When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help...

10:00 amSesame Street Bike Shop with a Beat

Nina and her friends make musical instruments out of bike parts to help them make music and attract customers to her new bike shop.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Webby In Bathland

Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the ev...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers

Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny re...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The Fuzzball Problem/The Silliest Song Problem

The Fuzzball Problem - Outer Space / Pellicius. In an outer space adventure, intergalactic superheroes Peg and Cat are besieged by swiftly multiplying Fuzzballs. Primary Content: Doubling / halving Secondary Content: Spheres / cylinders. The Silliest Song Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat must present the King with the ...

12:00 pmSesame Street Bike Shop with a Beat

Nina and her friends make musical instruments out of bike parts to help them make music and attract customers to her new bike shop.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2

When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help...

1:00 pmCurious George Curious George, Plumber's Helper/Curious George Takes a Hike

Curious George, Plumber's Helper: George is bored with all of his bath toys so he brings some new ones into the tub with him. What he doesn't realize is that not all toys float, and when he drains the water some of them spiral down the drain and cause a clog. So it's Mr. Auger, Plumber Extraordinaire, to the rescue! George...

1:30 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Sweet Pea Pixie/Pink Piper

It's time for the Sweet Pea Pixies to emerge from their pods in the Pinkville Community Garden, but one pixie has trouble flying. It's up to Pinkalicious and Peter to show her how to spread her wings and take off! Pinkalicious writes a song about her favorite color for school, but no matter where she goes to practice, she k...

2:00 pmNature Cat Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward

Stop That Squirrel - Oh yeah! Nature Cat and his pals can't wait for a day of backyard bird watching! And Nature Cat has a sure-fire way to attract the birds - the bird feeder! But things take a turn when a grey squirrel named Cruiser breaks into the birdfeed and takes all the birdseed for himself. Squirrel Power! Can Natur...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Zig-Zagged

Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special ...

3:00 pmWild Kratts A Huge Orange Problem

While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan ...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Training Day

Training Day - In this half-hour episode, Olive tells the story of what happened to her old partner. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; deductive reasoning with number operations.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Trading Places/Bad Lemonade

Trading Places - A villain uses one of Oscar's gadgets to cause destruction around town, which eventually leads to Olive getting kicked off the squad. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; understanding place value. Bad Lemonade - Olive and Otto are called in to help when Polly Graph mysteriously quits her lemonade stand. Curri...

4:30 pmArthur He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble

A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the 'Bunny Whispe...

5:00 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.

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Diggin' Earth/Mindy's Mystery

'Diggin' Earth' - The kids try to dig into the Center of the Earth (a la Commander Cressida), but after finding out that the center is much too hot and the layer of Earth leading up to it is solid rock, they re-vamp their plans. They decide to become the kids to dig down the deepest into the Earth. Learning about the layers...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmFleetwood Mac: The Dance

Celebrate the greatest hits from the best-selling album Rumours in this intimate concert recorded in 1997. Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie and Stevie Nicks perform 'Don't Stop,' 'Go Your Own Way,' 'The Chain' and more.

9:00 pmBenise: Fuego! Spirit of Spain

Join 'The Prince of Spanish Guitar' for a romantic and exotic journey of music and dance that celebrates the fire, passion and spirit of Spain. Benise adds his signature twist to classics such as 'Granada,' 'Malaguena,' 'Moonlight Sonata' and more.

10:30 pmBrain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich

Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich, a neuroscience pioneer, reveals new information about the brain and shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains.

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