Pledge Programs for Fri June 14, 2019

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12:00 amNature 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.

1:00 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 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...

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 Wake Your Body with Exercise

In this lively functional workout Mary Ann uses a towel to improve range of motion. Gretchen leads a finger segment for the brain featuring college football hand signs and Dr. Emily shares a foot release homework assignment.

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 Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snu...

7:00 amNature Cat Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art

Lights Out For Sea Turtles! - Nature Cat and his pals are camping out on the beach! Sweet! While they're looking for seashells they run into Squeeks sea turtle friend, Celia, who just laid more than one hundred eggs. Squeeks wants to see the baby sea turtles up close and watch them run to the ocean. She hears the cuteness f...

7:30 amCurious George Curious George Goes for 100/Fearless George

Curious George Goes for 100 - It's Lake Wannasink Lake's 100th anniversary and George is in charge of the main attraction - the town's 100-year-old-flag with 10 stripes and 100 stars. When the stripes accidentally blow away, George runs around the countryside to retrieve them. Can George reassemble the flag in time for the ...

8:00 amLet's Go Luna! Queen for a Day/Jolly Special Friend

In London, Carmen loves the idea of being a queen at Buckingham Palace, but finds out that royal life is more complicated than it looks. / When Papa Chockers is too sick to make lunch for Fabuloso and his special friend, Leo, Carmen, Andy and Luna search London for food that is truly special.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Tiger Family Grows/Daniel Learns About Being A Big Brother

The Tiger Family Grows - The Tiger Family is expanding and Daniel finds out that he is going to be a big brother! At first, he isn't sure what to expect, but as his family prepares for the arrival of the new baby, Daniel learns about what it means to be a big brother... and a big helper, too. Daniel Learns About Being a Big...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom

Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. He even joins Mr. McFeely on his 'speedy deliv...

9:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Cha-Cha-Licious /Show and Smell

It's the first day of summer. This means it's time for ice cream, but Mr. Swizzle's blender isn't working. Pinkalicious and her family volunteer to run the shop while he fixes his blender, but they soon learn serving ice cream takes a certain rhythm. Mommy's new invention, the Perfume-a-matic, can make perfume out of anythi...

10:00 amSesame Street Hair Training

Gabrielle and Prairie think they can't dance together because their hair doesn't move the same way. But Nina helps them realize that it would be cool to just let their hair do what it wants to do. Elmo and Big Bird join their dance and let their fur and feathers do what it wants to do. It makes it more fun when they're danc...

10:30 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...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Kenny Kentrosaurus/Don and the Troodons

Kenny Kentrosaurus - As the Pteranodon's World Tour nears its end, the Pteranodon family travels to Africa to meet a Stegosaur named Kenny Kentrosaurus. He teaches the kids about his spikes and his tail, showing them how to thump, prompting a fun drumming party! Don and the Troodons - The Pteranodon family oversleeps and ru...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently

When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Pug...

12:00 pmSesame Street Hair Training

Gabrielle and Prairie think they can't dance together because their hair doesn't move the same way. But Nina helps them realize that it would be cool to just let their hair do what it wants to do. Elmo and Big Bird join their dance and let their fur and feathers do what it wants to do. It makes it more fun when they're danc...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Underwater Lost Treasure

Pig has almost finished his puzzle when he realizes that the last piece is missing. To solve the mystery of the missing puzzle piece, the Super Readers jump into the book The Under Water Lost Treasure where they meet a treasure-hunting Starfish who needs help. The Super Readers help her to observe and look closely at clues ...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Cha-Cha-Licious /Show and Smell

It's the first day of summer. This means it's time for ice cream, but Mr. Swizzle's blender isn't working. Pinkalicious and her family volunteer to run the shop while he fixes his blender, but they soon learn serving ice cream takes a certain rhythm. Mommy's new invention, the Perfume-a-matic, can make perfume out of anythi...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! Queen for a Day/Jolly Special Friend

In London, Carmen loves the idea of being a queen at Buckingham Palace, but finds out that royal life is more complicated than it looks. / When Papa Chockers is too sick to make lunch for Fabuloso and his special friend, Leo, Carmen, Andy and Luna search London for food that is truly special.

2:00 pmNature Cat Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art

Lights Out For Sea Turtles! - Nature Cat and his pals are camping out on the beach! Sweet! While they're looking for seashells they run into Squeeks sea turtle friend, Celia, who just laid more than one hundred eggs. Squeeks wants to see the baby sea turtles up close and watch them run to the ocean. She hears the cuteness f...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snu...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Bass Class

Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tour...

3:30 pmOdd Squad O Is for Opposite/Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares

O is for Opposite - When Ms. O gets trapped in a mirror, an opposite Ms. O enters the real world. Curriculum: Data analysis and graphing; Prediction and probability. Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares - The agents try to resolve a disagreement between Ms. O and Oksana. Curriculum: Estimation; Skip counting.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Breakfast Club/Dr. O: Party Time, Excellent

The Breakfast Club - Delivery Debbie goes undercover to stop a group of villains. Curriculum: hundreds chart, odd and even numbers, greater/less than, two-digit numbers, place value. Dr. O: Party Time, Excellent - When Olympia finds out Dr. O is leaving, she struggles to throw the best goodbye party ever. Curriculum: money,...

4:30 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 them...so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.

5:00 pmArthur Fernkenstein's Monster/D.W., Dancing Queen

Fernkenstein's Monster - Inspired by Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein,' Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can Fern prove her skills as a writer and create a different story that's fun instead of frightening? D.W., Dancing Queen - Binky decides to teach D.W. to dance, but she just doesn't ...

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! My Three Suns/Magnet P.I.

The kids can't play shadow tag because the Sun keeps going behind clouds. Mindy wants the sun to be out all the time! Face 9000 tells them about a system with not one, but three suns! That sounds like a place where there would be shadows all the time. Celery takes them to visit in the family saucer. Sean becomes an amateur ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmWashington 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.

7:30 pmFiring Line with Margaret Hoover

FIRING LINE WITH MARGARET HOOVER is a refreshing reprisal of William F. Buckley's iconic PBS program, a smart, civil and engaging contest of ideas. The series maintains the character of the original, conservative in its faithfulness to bedrock American values but diligent in its commitment to civility and the rigorous excha...

8:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Goldsmith and Randy Scott.

9:00 pmTerrence McNally: American Masters

Explore four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally's six groundbreaking decades in theater. The film delves into McNally's pursuit of love and inspiration, LGBTQ activism, triumph over addiction and the power of the arts to transform society.

10:30 pmPBS Previews: Country Music

Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of COUNTRY MUSIC, the sweeping new series from director Ken Burns that explores the history of a uniquely American art form. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over ...

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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