Pledge Programs for Sat December 1, 2018

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1:00 amGreat 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.

3:30 amWe'll Meet Again Rescued from Mount St. Helens

Join Ann Curry for the reunions of people whose lives crossed during the deadly eruption. Mindy searches for a scientist's family to tell them how he saved her life, and Sue wants to find the helicopter pilot who rescued her from near-certain death.

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 Music and Novelty

Mary Ann's love of combining novelty music and exercise is obvious by the way she matches her movements to this engaging staccato melody. Gretchen introduces a seated brain.

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 Rise and Shine!

WAI LANA YOGA IV (4th Release) builds upon the serenity- and strength-inducing poses of previous seasons while emphasizing yoga for stress relief. From the warrior stance to the rocking plough to kneeling leg lifts, Wai Lana's combination of cleansing asanas, proper breathing techniques, gentle relaxation exercises and soot...

7:00 amArt to Heart, Early Childhood Creativity Arts for Learning

Can the arts help teach any subject? Why are arts activities in early life beneficial to future learning? What makes a good art teacher? This program explores a variety of aspects relating to the arts-learning connection. Third-graders in Louisville learn about recycling and pollution through 'Eco-Drama'; neuroscientist Lis...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!

Nick and Sally are having a sleepover in the treehouse and Nick is startled by a shadow. The Cat explains that shadows aren't scary if you know what they are. He takes them to Silhouette Valley where they learn that shadows are made by blocking light and the position of the light can make shadows grow or shrink. Nick uninte...

8:00 amLet's Go Luna! The Big Dig/Amazing Man

In Cairo, Andy unearths an ancient statue, learning that objects buried thousands of years ago can be discovered and dug up anytime and anywhere! / In Cairo, comic-book fan Andy and the others search for the meaning of hieroglyphics that explain the exciting ending to the latest Amazing Man adventure.

8:30 amNature Cat A Prickly Problem/A Shedtime Story

Oh no! Norman the Squirrel and the rest of the woodland creatures are scared. There was a porcupine sighting in the woods, so they're all hiding in Hal's doghouse to stay safe. Stay safe? What's so scary about porcupines? Well, according to Norman the Squirrel, the quills on porcupines' back are like sharp needles and porcu...

9:00 amOdd 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...

9:30 amWild Kratts Pangolin Rescue

After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the r...

10:00 amSciGirls Skygirls

Virginia SciGirls Emma, Lauren and Madison have the ultimate 'stratus update!' Teaming up with NASA scientists, they identify clouds from the ground and compare their data with satellite images, ultimately creating a 'mostly cloudy' museum display.

10:30 amMake48

The series launches with an introduction to Make48 and the real life challenges of taking a product from napkin design to store shelf. Teams are given the product challenge. With the whistle blow the 48 hour inventor competition begins. Product ideas and brainstorm start to flow. Teams meet with a patent attorney to do prel...

11:00 amSuze 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...

1:00 pmHealthy Brain - Happy Life with Dr. Suzuki

Meet Dr. Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist who transforms the way we think about our brain, health and happiness in an informative and inspiring special. She uses stories, science narrative and takeaways to bring the brain into focus as never before.

3:00 pmRick Steves Special 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 ...

5:00 pmKen Burns: The Civil War

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series in September 2015 with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires and others.

7:00 pmEngelbert Humperdinck: The King of Romance (My Music)

Celebrate with the legendary King of Romance as he croons classic hits and love songs from his 50-year career in a concert recorded in high definition at the historic Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu.

8:30 pmDonny Osmond: One Night Only!

Join the pop culture icon for the definitive concert of his career, the final night of his sold-out, 2017 United Kingdom arena tour, where he performed many of his beloved top hits, a range of popular classics and songs from his 60th album.

10:00 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.

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