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Pledge Programs for Thu November 27, 2014

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12:00 amGlobe Trekker

Oaxaca, Puebla and the vibrant markets and the potent chilies of Mexico City are explored.

1:00 amNature An Original DUCKumentary

A look at the fascinating bird sheds light on how ducks migrate together, nurture chicks and more.

2:00 amNature The Private Life of Deer

We see them near the highway, or sometimes nibbling in our yards, but where do America's 30 million deer spend most of their lives? NATURE reveals the world of white-tailed deer most of us never see - and know very little about.

3:00 amFinding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. Decoding Our Past

Deval Patrick is the first African-American governor of Massachusetts and Jessica Alba is an actress who proudly embraces her Mexican-American heritage. But cutting-edge DNA analysis reveals that the family trees contain a far more diverse range of cultures and races. Alba descends from Jewish and Mayan ancestors and the of...

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow Madison, Hour 3

Treasures include a carved Japanese bamboo sculpture and a massive oil painting by Thomas Hill.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Workplace Safety

Developing safety-conscious attitudes and skills.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills The Language of Work

Effective workplace speaking/listening strategies and skills.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Core Strengthening

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga

This graceful balancing pose is a study in concentration, poise, and beauty. After backbends and a twist, end the session with musical meditation.

7:00 amCurious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat have a great time preparing for Christmas.

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Friends Say No/prince Wednesday Doesn't Want to Play

206A - Daniel's Friends Say No When Daniel gets to school, he approaches Miss Elaina to play with her but is frustrated when he finds that she would rather read alone. Daniel learns that sometimes his friends might not want to play with him and that's OK because he can find fun things to do on his own. 206B - Prince Wednesd...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Fixes Trolley/problem Solver Daniel

205A - Daniel Fixes Trolley Daniel accidentally breaks a wheel off Trolley while playing. When Mom is too busy to help Daniel put the wheel back on, she urges him to try to figure it out on his own and explains that fixing it on his own will make him feel good about himself. 205B - Problem Solver Daniel Daniel is playing wi...

9:00 amSesame Street Trashgiving Day Parade

"Sesame Street" is over 40! Since 1969, children and adults alike have flocked to the place where multiethnic, multigenerational, and even multispecies residents coexist in harmony. Here, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skills, and respect people's differences.

10:00 amDinosaur Train The Burrowers / Shiny's Sea Shells

The Pteranodon family meet a family of burrowing dinosaurs who put on a "Cirque de Soleil"-type show every night; Shiny makes friends with a hermit crab while looking for sea shells with Buddy, Tiny and Don.

10:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-off/back in Time

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: ULTIMATE FACE-OFF The `Classic in the Jurassic' games are back, and this time, it's the Ultimate Smackdown. Mr. Conductor explains the "wrestling" matchups from the three Time Periods feature carnivores vs. herbivores and the best choreographed and most entertaining show wins! Tank and Buddy are thr...

11:00 amPeg + Cat The Parade Problem/the Halloween Problem

The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting Secondary Content: Estimating The Halloween Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later...

11:30 amPeg + Cat Yet Another Tree Problem/the Romeo and Juliet Problem

Yet Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down...by making a ladder out of found objects. Primary Content: Up, down Secondary Content: Horizontal, vertical 116B The Romeo and Juliet Problem - Verona, circa 1500. Peg and Cat help t...

12:00 pmSuper WHY! The Cookbook

Whyatt leads the Super Readers into a cookbook to learn how to bake a birthday cake for his little sister.

12:30 pmThomas & Friends There's Always A Good Explanation

Flatbeds of Fear / Disappearing Diesels Flatbeds Of Fear When a delivery of pipes is unloaded at Brendam Docks, the engines start to hear scary spooky noises. Salty convinces them that they're hearing the sound of the Flatbeds of Fear. Emily insists that there must be a sensible explanation, but then she hears the sound and...

1:00 pmSesame Street (30 Minutes) Rahki Road

Each half-hour episode of "Sesame Street" will include a “Street Story,” a “Word on the Street” segment, a celebrity vocabulary segment, songs, spoofs and other popular recurring features.

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Balancing Act/marvelous Marbles

Balancing Act Sally and Nick are trying to walk across a beam in their backyard, but are having trouble staying on it! Can the Cat help? Why of course! His friend Zappa the snow leopard is an amazing balancer! He uses his big wide feet and his long tail to help him keep his balance. Nick and Sally don't have tails, but they...

2:00 pmCaillou Caillou Explores

Caillou's Shadow: Caillou likes it when Miss Martin calls him a shadow scientist...so much so, he's afraid to admit he doesn't know everything about shadows! When Caillou's curiosity gets the better of him, he learns it's much easier to find the answers you're looking for when you ask questions. Educational Objective: Not b...

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Sid's Backyard Campout!

Sid, Gerald and Dad gear up for a big adventure by setting up tents for a campout in the backyard.

3:00 pmArthur Francine's Pilfered Paper / Buster Gets Real

Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday!

3:30 pmOdd Squad Premiere

The Odd Squad is a high-tech agency run by kids equipped with the world's most advanced and unpredictable gadgetry. There are hundreds of kid agents within Odd Squad, but the show focuses on two in particular: 12-year-old veteran Agent Olive and her new rookie partner, Agent Otto. Each episode Olive and Otto receive a new a...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Happy Turkey Day

The Kratts are on a mission to stop Gourmand who is hunting for the largest turkey in the forest.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Mosquito Dragon

Episode Description: When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place! Science Concept: Life Cycles of Organisms.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha's Holiday Surprise/we're Powerless!

Martha's Holiday Surprise A blizzard is headed towards Wagstaff City and Mittens the cat is trapped in an alley. Fears rise when the story unfolds: Mittens has kittens. Abandoning animal prejudices, Martha and Skits trample into the snow-capped city to rescue the endangered cat and her young. We're Powerless! A blackout in ...

5:30 pmCyberchase A Tikiville Turkey Day

Hacker steals a famous egg, after which Tikiville wilts and turns brown. The CyberSquad tries to recover the egg or create a new one.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmQuiet Courage

Actor and writer Thom Gossom tells the story of James Owens, the first black athlete to break the racial barriers of college football in the Deep South. The film delves into the personal price that Owens’ paid in being “the first” and the impact his presence made not just in the game, but in the lives of those he touched bo...

8:30 pmTennessee Ernie Ford: Amazing Grace

Tennessee Ernie Ford has remained one of the most popular and beloved entertainers America and the world has ever known. Through an unparalleled career in radio, records, and television, he left an incredible legacy through his accomplishments, awards, and honors. Tennessee Ernie Ford: Amazing Grace is a new music special p...

10:00 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions For You

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America's most recognized expert in personal finance, include: how to invest; whether to buy or rent a home; saving for retirement; what kind of life insurance to buy; wills and trusts; student loans and more. Orman offers tangible information on managing...

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