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12:00 amIndependent Lens T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

Meet Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.

1:30 amHenry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America

Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates' work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.

3:00 amRetire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott 2019

America needs Ed Slott now more than ever! Greedy Wall Street bankers and Congress have just upended 30+ years of the tax code - what does it all mean for you and your family!? And more importantly, how can you protect your hard-earned savings?! Retire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott is a dynamic, all NEW program shot on locati...

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 Heel to Toe Functional Fitness

In this workout Mary Ann focuses on core strengthening, balance, finger dexterity and improving range of motion. Dr. Emily shares the 'short foot' exercise.

6:00 amNightly Business Report

Every weeknight, the Emmy-winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

6:30 amWild Kratts The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns,...

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 Keep Out Cows/Curious George and the Missing Piece

Keep Out Cows - George loves Leslie the cow but do she and her friends have to keep eating all those beautiful wildflowers that he wants to show The Man with the Yellow Hat? George works against time and the cows' appetites to come up with a wall strong enough to save the flowers. Curious George and the Missing Piece - When...

8:00 amLet's Go Luna! Hoopin' Hopper/A Chopsticky Situation

When Andy loses his basketball in Beijing, he learns that although competitive sports are fun, friendship is more important than winning. / In Beijing, Leo wants to taste all kinds of delicious Chinese food, but must first exercise patience in learning to use chopsticks.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Lemonade Stand/Mad at the Beach

The Lemonade Stand - Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making a lemonade stand together. But when they don't agree about how to hand out the lemonade, they need to learn to express their mad feelings so they can find a solution...and provide lemonade for their neighbors! Mad at the Beach - Daniel is at the beach with Miss Ela...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Baby Is Here

The Baby is Here - The baby is about to arrive and everyone is so excited! Mom and Dad head to the hospital while Daniel and Grandpere spend time at home going through some of Daniel's old things. In this half-hour musical episode everyone welcomes the new addition to the Neighborhood as Margaret comes home! Strategy: I can...

9:30 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...

10:00 amSesame Street The Last Straw

Bert can't fall asleep because Ernie is making too much noise. Bert becomes angry and leaves with his bed in search of quiet place to take a nap. When apart, Bert and Ernie think about what they did and how it made the other feel. They apologize to each other and learn that even though they had a fight, they can still be fr...

10:30 amSplash and Bubbles My Son, The Frogfish/A Day for Papa

Gush's long-lost son Wart shows up in Reeftown to visit. Gush is excited to be a 'hands-on' dad and take care of Wart, but Wart is extremely independent, and only wants to visit. Ultimately, Gush realizes that the Reeftown Rangers all look up to him as a father figure. / To show how much she appreciates everything he does f...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Tiny's Fishing Friend/Butterflies

Tiny can't believe it when he finds out that his friend Cindy Cimolestes doesn't like fish, but she explains that she's a mammal and many mammals don't eat fish. Determined, Tiny sets out to find a mammal in the Mesozoic who likes fish, so she, Buddy, Cindy and Dad set out on a fishing trip where they run into Cassie Castro...

11:30 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...

12:00 pmSesame Street The Last Straw

Bert can't fall asleep because Ernie is making too much noise. Bert becomes angry and leaves with his bed in search of quiet place to take a nap. When apart, Bert and Ernie think about what they did and how it made the other feel. They apologize to each other and learn that even though they had a fight, they can still be fr...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Cowgirl Mystery

Whyatt's family members are too busy to play his board game with him, but when he goes to put the game away, it's gone! To solve the mystery of where the game went, the Super Readers jump into the book The Cowgirl Mystery. There, they meet Cowgirl Hazel whose plans for a picnic with her horse Buttercup keep getting foiled. ...

1:00 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...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! Hoopin' Hopper/A Chopsticky Situation

When Andy loses his basketball in Beijing, he learns that although competitive sports are fun, friendship is more important than winning. / In Beijing, Leo wants to taste all kinds of delicious Chinese food, but must first exercise patience in learning to use chopsticks.

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 Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns,...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Tazzy Chris

When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Now You Don't See Me/Moustache Confidential

Now You Don't See Me - Olive and Otto must stop a villain who has turned townspeople and Odd Squad agents invisible. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; deductive reasoning using clues, rules and patterns to solve mathematical problems. Moustache Confidential - When Agent Obfusco's moustache is stolen, it's up to Olive and Otto...

4:00 pmOdd Squad Oona and the Oonabots/The Ninja Situation

Oona and the Oonabots - Oona uses her Oonabots to fix an odd problem. Curriculum: Coding; Spatial reasoning. The Ninja Situation - Odd Squad must go undercover to recover a stolen gadget. Curriculum: Fractions: partitioning simple shapes into halves, thirds, fourths, sixths and eighths.

4:30 pmArthur Muffy's House Guests/Binky Can't Always Get What He Wants

Muffy is terrified when peregrine falcons build a nest right outside her bedroom window. Can her friends help her cure her ornithophobia? / Binky gets cast in a TV commercial and he's certain his career as a superstar has begun. But when filming the commercial conflicts with his commitment to perform in a talent show, he ha...

5:00 pmArthur Buenas Noches, Vicita/Prunella Packs It In

Buenas Noches, Vicita - Vicita Molina has lost her favorite book - a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon Jungle. No book means no sleep for Vicita - or for any of the Molinas. Since Vicita knows the story by heart, maybe D.W. and Arthur can help her find a way to re-create it and get the fami...

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Sunspot's Sunspot/Our Sun Is A Star!

Sunspot begins acting strangely, and Jet fears that he is sick. Carrot and Celery examine him, and decide that he's acting strange because of a large sunspot on the Sun. The only way to cure him is to bring him to the Sun, and get him close to the huge sunspot. Mindy wants to have a sleepover outside with her friend Lillian...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmNature Nature's Miniature Miracles

Great things come in small packages. This film tells the epic survival stories of the world's smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the 'cheetah' of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter.

8:00 pmNOVA Asteroid: Doomsday Or Payday?

The asteroid that exploded in the skies over Siberia injuring more than 1,000 and damaging buildings in six cities was a shocking reminder that Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting range. From the width of a football field to the size of a small city, the space rocks called asteroids have the potential to be killers: in a...

9:00 pmOperation Maneater Crocodile

Mark Evans travels to Namibia's Chobe River, a place that's known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles here are growing in size and number, and so is the frequency of attacks. Each time it happens, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. To find a way to keep both people and crocodiles safe, Mark joins leading ...

10:00 pmSun Studio Sessions Billy Woodward

Maryland born, Billy Woodward earned acclaim for his stellar performances in the Tony Award Winning 'Million Dollar Quartet' as a member of the touring cast. Woodward's reverence for rock and roll's early days is evident in his songwriting and stage show. In this episode, Woodward performs several songs, including tracks fr...

10:30 pmJourney Proud Freedom's Eve

The traditional New Year's Eve commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation.

11:00 pmBBC World News

BBC WORLD NEWS: The latest global news from the world's largest news broadcaster. The newscasts contain all the most up-to-date news, interviews, analysis, business reports and world sports news.

11:30 pmNightly Business Report

Every weeknight, the Emmy-winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

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