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12:30 amRick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild

RICK STEVES' EUROPE: REMOTE, SACRED, WILD celebrates the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond. The half-hour special finds Rick canoeing through the tiny canals of a Dutch nature preserve, hiking in Northern England's pristine Lake District, exploring Italy's most remote and romantic stretch...

1:00 amSecrets of Scotland Yard

From Dickens to Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie to James Bond - no police institution in the world has caught the public imagination in the same way as Scotland Yard. The name has become synonymous with London's police force, but actually comes from the location of the original police headquarters building. Its officers ...

2:00 amDave Clark Five - Glad All Over, A Great Performances Special; the

The Dave Clark Five was actually the first English group to tour America in May of 1964, and thus the first to spearhead the ensuing rock

4:00 amUranium - Twisting the Dragon's Tail

This series reveals the cultural, scientific and natural history of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth. This is the extraordinary, untold story of uranium.

5:00 amSecrets of Scotland Yard

From Dickens to Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie to James Bond - no police institution in the world has caught the public imagination in the same way as Scotland Yard. The name has become synonymous with London's police force, but actually comes from the location of the original police headquarters building. Its officers ...

6:00 amCharlie Rose

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose engages the world's most fascinating individuals in one-on-one conversations and roundtable discussions.

7:00 amNature Cat Tally Ho! A Rainbow/travelin' Seeds

Tally Ho! A Rainbow - After a rainstorm (Nature Cat is sure glad it's over!) Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny who just loves rainbows! But finding a rainbow is easier said than done, as the four friends trek all over in search of it! Travelin' Seeds - When Daisy finds a beautiful flower in ...

7:30 amCurious George Up, Up and Away/Skunked

Up, Up and Away - A tether, a basket, and a heap of hot air: George discovers that it takes all three for a balloon to score a successful lift-off. As Mrs. Renkins demonstrates how a hot-air balloon works, George and Bill bound into the basket and they soon find themselves accidentally airborne - alone! Will Mrs. Renkins an...

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty

Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the 'tallest tower in the world!' Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, ...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad

Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden...

9:00 amSesame Street A Song For the Letter G

Elmo and Rosita come up with a grand song for the letter 'G.'

9:30 amPeg + Cat The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem

The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns. The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg a...

10:00 amDinosaur Train A Heck of a Neck/Gilbert Visits The Nest

The Pteranodon kids have a Nature Trackers adventure when they meet Denise Diplodocus, a super-long, super big dinosaur. At first the kids mistake Denise's neck for a snake, and tail as a bridge. Later, Denise amazes the kids, telling them how hard it is for her to raise up her long, heavy neck. Shiny and the others help he...

10:30 amDinosaur Train An Apatosaurus Adventure/Nature Art

The Pteranodon kids visit the Jurassic Time Period to meet Apollo Apatosaurus, a huge, long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur who likes adventure. Apollo loves to whip his long tail, and does so as he leads the kids on a pretend adventure to find a hard-to-reach tree with yummy, delicious leaves! Mrs. Pteranodon cleans out the c...

11:00 amSuper WHY! Thumbelina

Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother.

11:30 amThomas & Friends Kindness With Friends

Percy's New Friends - Percy wants to make friends with the wild animals on Sodor. When he approaches a squirrel, it runs away. He tries to make friends with a bird but it flies away. Percy doesn't understand why the animals keep running away from him. As Percy is thinking about this, Gordon rushes past and frightens him by ...

12:00 pmSesame Street A Song For the Letter G

Elmo and Rosita come up with a grand song for the letter 'G.'

12:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Babies/fast

Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. T...

1:00 pmCurious George Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter

Unbalanced - The Amazing Balancing Zucchinis come to town, and George realizes that there's nothing he wants more in life than to be an acrobat. But before he can join the troupe, he needs to learn a lot more about balance and help save an allergic tightrope walker from a very determined cat. Curious George vs. Winter - Win...

1:30 pmCurious George Up, Up and Away/Skunked

Up, Up and Away - A tether, a basket, and a heap of hot air: George discovers that it takes all three for a balloon to score a successful lift-off. As Mrs. Renkins demonstrates how a hot-air balloon works, George and Bill bound into the basket and they soon find themselves accidentally airborne - alone! Will Mrs. Renkins an...

2:00 pmArthur The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears

The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach.

2:30 pmNature Cat Tally Ho! A Rainbow/travelin' Seeds

Tally Ho! A Rainbow - After a rainstorm (Nature Cat is sure glad it's over!) Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny who just loves rainbows! But finding a rainbow is easier said than done, as the four friends trek all over in search of it! Travelin' Seeds - When Daisy finds a beautiful flower in ...

3:00 pmReady Jet Go! Ice Moon Enceladus/What Goes Up....

Ice Moon Enceladus - Sean sets up a sno-cone stand to help raise money to send a spaceship to Mars. But it's the hottest day of the year and he quickly runs out of ice, and he can't find any nearby. Then Jet has an idea where they can go to get some ice-Saturn's ice moon, Enceladus! Curriculum: Enceladus is a small moon of ...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Oscar Strikes Back

Oscar Strikes Back - In this two-part episode, Oscar attends a gathering of Odd Squad scientists called Lab-Con at Odd Squad Academy. Curriculum: Place value and multi-addend addition.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Crocogator Contest

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

4:30 pmWild Kratts The Amazing Creature Race

The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all!

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha's Puppy/the Cheating Chum Caper

Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear. The Cheating Chum Caper - Inspired by her favori...

5:30 pmWordGirl Go Gadget Go/emergency Plan #999

GO GADGET GO - TJ and his friend Johnson both think they are WordGirl's #1 fan and they compete to prove it! When WordGirl challenges them to each come up with a new gadget to help her fight crime, Johnson accepts help from Tobey! Will the device made by Johnson and Tobey help WordGirl or will it be another one of Tobey's t...

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 (My Music Presents)

A chronicle of the Carpenters' career, featuring insights from Richard Carpenter, Herb Alpert, Paul Williams, Burt Bacharach and Petula Clark; home movies; concert performances; studio recording sessions; and archival TV appearances. Songs include "Yesterday Once More," "Dancing in the Street," "Ticket to Ride," "(They Long...

8:29 pmNitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin' Back

Celebrate the groundbreaking band's musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.

9:59 pmTommy Emmanuel - A Music Gone Public Special

The world's best acoustic guitarist (according to Guitar Player magazine, Eric Clapton, Les Paul, Steve Vai, and thousands of public television fans) brings 'The Best of Tommy on public television' curated from various performances around the country.

11:30 pmThe Pain Antidote with Dr. Mel Pohl

Manage chronic pain with this step-by-step program towards a healthier and more vibrant life. Using both traditional and alternative healing techniques, Dr. Pohl offers an innovative, painkiller-free approach to turn down the volume on pain.

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