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12:00 amGlobe Trekker

GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their...

1:00 amNOVA First Man On the Moon

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, he won instant fame. Yet this accomplished engineer and test pilot was so determined to stay out of the limelight that few know the personal story of how his rare combination of talent, luck and experience led to his successful command of Apollo 11. NOVA presents an intimate portrai...

2:00 amAmerican Experience Space Men

Meet the pioneering Air Force scientists and pilots whose Project Manhigh, which collected data about the biological and technical factors required to support human activity in space, laid the groundwork for the US space program.

3:00 amAntiques Roadshow Charleston

Journey to Charleston to learn about finds such as a 1890 Frederic Remington watercolor, a 1970 Jimi Hendrix collection and an 1879 James A.M. Whistler “The Palaces” etching. Which treasure is top find of the episode?

4:00 amFinding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Long Way Home

Discover how actress Julianna Marguiles, author Azar Nafisi and chef Lidia Bastianich are bound together by their ancestors’ singular and deeply human desire to preserve their most cherished traditions.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Applying For Jobs

Understanding and using application forms and processes.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit Controlled Breathing

Mary Ann experiments with several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body.

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 Cave Conundrum/daisy's Colossal Fossil

Cave Conundrum While playing catch, Hal's beloved flying disc Harold is accidentally flung into a cave. Oh no! Hal is so worried for his toy! Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal must venture into the cave to find Harold, and along the way learn a little bit about cave exploration. Daisy's Colossal Fossil While digging in her...

7:30 amCurious George Fun Ball Talley / Red Sky at Night, Monkey's Delight

George, Betsy and Steve try to guess the number of super-mega fun balls in a rocket-shaped dispenser at Dulson's Toy Store in order to win the balls and dispenser. Then George keeps a weather journal.

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Sleepover / Backyard Camping

Daniel sees things that are a bit scary when he goes to Prince Wednesday's castle for a sleepover.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Playtime Is Different/The Playground Is Different with Baby

204A - Playtime is Different Daniel is having fun playing restaurant with O and Katerina but they keep getting interrupted by a very curious Margaret who wants to be part of the action. She also can't seem to keep her hands off of Daniel's beloved Tige-y! Daniel eventually learns that although having a new baby sister aroun...

9:00 amSesame Street The Cookie Tree

Cookie Monster learns that cookies don't grow on trees, but apples do.

9:30 amPeg + Cat The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem

The Clown Problem - The Circus. Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus, by teaching him how funny it can be when things are exactly the wrong size. Primary Content: Adding 1 Secondary Content: Size correspondence The Ninja Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help their young Ninja-wannabe friend Aki ...

10:00 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and therapod Race/hungry, Hungry Carnivores

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: TURTLE & THERAPOD RACE - The Pteranodon family travels to the 'Classic in the Jurassic', an Olympics type competition in which dinosaur teams representing the three Mesozoic time periods will compete in various contests. Today's competition is a race between turtle and theropod teams. When the fast ...

10:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race/king and Crystal Live!

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR OBSTACLE RACE - At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' it's a race between pterosaurs who have to fly between hanging vines, swoop through a canyon, push through a wind tunnel, slalom over and under branches, then carry food from a pond as they race to the finish line! Teddy Pterodaustro finishes fir...

11:00 amSuper WHY! The Magic Porridge Pot

The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge!

11:30 amThomas & Friends Taking Turns

The Thomas Way When Harold the helicopter breaks down near Callan Castle, Duck and Thomas are sent to take him to the Sodor Search and Rescue for repair. Thomas wants to give Harold a tour of the island and show him the sights from an engine's perspective but Duck insists that there are only two ways to do things: the Great...

12:00 pmSesame Street The Cookie Tree

Cookie Monster learns that cookies don't grow on trees, but apples do.

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. The...

1:00 pmCurious George Shipwrecked With Hundley / Chasing Rainbows

George, the Man With the Yellow Hat, Hundley and the Doorman go on a sailboat trip, but a cracked boom forces them to stop on a remote island to make repairs. Then, while leading Steve and Betsy on a tour of the forest, George follows a rainbow.

1:30 pmCurious George Fun Ball Talley / Red Sky at Night, Monkey's Delight

George, Betsy and Steve try to guess the number of super-mega fun balls in a rocket-shaped dispenser at Dulson's Toy Store in order to win the balls and dispenser. Then George keeps a weather journal.

2:00 pmArthur Sue Ellen Adds It Up/wish You Were Here

Math, schmath. That’s what Sue Ellen thinks...until she runs into a problem her artistic vision can’t solve. Educational Objective: Sue Ellen realizes that math is a valuable tool for everyday life. / Sue Ellen can’t wait to meet her pen pal in person. But Tenzin seems to be more interested in cars and fashion than world cu...

2:30 pmNature Cat Cave Conundrum/daisy's Colossal Fossil

Cave Conundrum While playing catch, Hal's beloved flying disc Harold is accidentally flung into a cave. Oh no! Hal is so worried for his toy! Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal must venture into the cave to find Harold, and along the way learn a little bit about cave exploration. Daisy's Colossal Fossil While digging in her...

3:00 pmReady Jet Go! The Grandest Canyon/a Visit to the Planetarium

"The Grandest Canyon" When the Propulsions are forced to watch a slide show of the Petersen's vacation to the Grand Canyon, they're inspired to take their own trip to Mars to explore Valles Marineris-the largest canyon in the Solar System! Curriculum: Mars has deeper canyons than our own Grand Canyon on Earth. The deepest c...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Robert Plant/game Time

Robert Plant - Olive and Otto must find a way to stop Obfusco's plant from taking over headquarters. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense; understand that maps provide information about direction and distance Game Time - When Otto gets trapped inside a video game it's up to Olive to rescue him. Curriculum: Measurement; id...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Back in Creature Time - Part 1

Episode Description: The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinc...

4:30 pmWild Kratts Back in Creature Time - Part 2

Episode Description: After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of ...

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Verb Dog, When Action Calls! / Martha's Adverb Adventures

Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes Verb Dog!

5:30 pmWordGirl Where Have All the Villains Gone? / Captain Tangent Returns

Ms. Question comes up with a plan to eliminate the city's villains so WordGirl is no longer needed.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmThis Old House Hour

THIS OLD HOUSE: Roger brings back the plants he removed before construction began. Kevin reveals the treehouse to the kids. ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: See Kevin replace a front door deadbolt with a smart lock controlled by Bluetooth.

8:00 pmAntiques Roadshow Charleston

Journey to Charleston to learn about finds such as a 1890 Frederic Remington watercolor, a 1970 Jimi Hendrix collection and an 1879 James A.M. Whistler “The Palaces” etching. Which treasure is top find of the episode?

9:00 pmQ: Alabama Barbecue Legends

Alabama has more barbecue joints per capita than any other state. Filmmaker Norton Dill explores the reason by visiting with Alabama barbecue greats such as John Bishop Jr. from Dreamland Bar-B-Que, Don McLemore and Chris Lilly from Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Nick Pihakis from Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q, Van Sykes from Bob Sykes Ba...

10:30 pmCapitol Journal

(March 3, 2016) We'll report on today's court hearing in the ethics case against House Speaker Mike Hubbard. We'll also report on the Senate today approving a controversial bill that would restrict the removal of historic monuments from public property. We'll report on Wednesday's Senate committee approval of a bill that w...

11:00 pmBBC World News

Get the latest global news from the world's largest news broadcaster, featuring interviews, analysis, and world sports news.

11:30 pmTavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley is a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with politicians, celebrities and real people.

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