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Pledge Programs for Sat August 10, 2013

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1:00 amNote By Note (The Making of Steinway L1037)

Follow the creation of a Steinway concert grand, #L1037, from forest floor to concert hall, in a process spanning 12 months, 12,000 parts, 450 craftsmen and countless hours of fine-tuned labor.

2:00 amWilliam Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media—including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestries, film, theater and opera—Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from ca...

3:00 amSecrets of the Dead The Man Who Saved the World

Hear the little-known story of a Soviet officer who refused to fire a nuclear torpedo during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

Roger Cook learns about orchids at a tropical botanic garden. A kitchen wall cabinet is installed.

5:00 amGED Connection Number Sense

This program addresses the importance of numbers and having a sense fo r them in order to make good decisions in life as well as on the GED t est. A host and several guests underscore the importance of using numb ers in their daily lives. Video also depicts exchanges between car buy er and dealer over price, and traveler tr...

5:30 amGED Connection Problem Solving

This program on problem solving is the 3rd of 13 episodes designed to help students prepare for the mathematics section of the GED exam. Pro blem solving is an acquired skill that can be improved through practic e. People need to know how to get the answer more than having the answ er itself. A host and several guests prese...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Measurement and Formulas

Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data

The role and importance of evaluation and the effective presentation of data.

7:00 amCurious George Gnocchi the Critic / George Cleans Up

Chef Pisghetti decides to shut down his restaurant when his cat, Gnocchi, who approves every meal, stops eating the food, causing him to think he's lost his touch. As a result, George, who doesn't want to lose his favorite ravioli, investigates.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! A Sweet Deal / King of Swing

Sally and Nick want get customers to come to their "cafe." Maybe Eddy the honeyguide bird can help!

8:00 amThomas & Friends Helping Each Other

Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail.

8:30 amBob the Builder Lofty's Big Day

A comet is due to pass through the night sky, and Bob and the team get to work building an observatory so that everyone can watch. Lofty worries that he won't get a good look and decides to get closer to the comet by driving to the top of a mountain. Unfortunately, he gets stuck. Will Lofty get back in time to see the comet...

9:00 amSuper WHY! King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti

The reading superheroes fly into the story "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti" and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing -- spaghetti!

9:30 amMartha Speaks Monkeyshines Martha / Dog Daze

Professor Monkey's wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures.

10:00 amBiz Kid$ What to Do with A Windfall

Explore investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk and rate of return.

10:30 amDesign Squad Backyard Thrill Ride

The teams bring the adrenaline rush of an amusement park ride to the backyard of 13-year-old Andreas Hoffman. D-Squad Pro File: What is more fun then riding a roller coaster? Mechanical engineer Chris Gray would say building one! At Great Coasters International, Chris applies his creativity and engineering know-how to build...

11:00 amDownton Abbey Revisited

Savor the greatest moments from Seasons 1, 2 and 3, along with behind-the-scenes interviews with the producers and your favorite cast members — both above and below stairs. Angela Lansbury hosts.

12:30 pmProtect Your Memory with Dr. Neal Barnard

Best-selling author and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard offers groundbreaking research to protect against memory loss and offers new ways to offset the risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. By showing three simple steps that can be taken to derail degenerative processes and warning against potential threats to the ...

2:00 pm3 Steps to incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.d.

Joel Fuhrman offers a healthy, effective and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly.

4:00 pmDownton Abbey Revisited

Savor the greatest moments from Seasons 1, 2 and 3, along with behind-the-scenes interviews with the producers and your favorite cast members — both above and below stairs. Angela Lansbury hosts.

5:30 pmDaniel O'Donnell Live From Nashville

Daniel O'Donnell returns to the roots of country music in a big way with special guests Charley Pride and Mary Duff in this stunning program recorded at the Ryman Auditorium.

7:00 pmBig Band Vocalists

Highlights the greatest 'crooners' and 'canaries' of the 1940s, including Perry Como and Doris Day.

9:00 pmBurt Bacharach's Best

Celebrate legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach, with host Robert Wagner introducing archival performances by the original artists who made the music famous, including Dionne Warwick ("Walk On By," "I Say a Little Prayer"), B.J. Thomas ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"), The Carpenters ("Close to You"), The Fifth Dimension...

10:30 pmTrans-Siberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock Theater

Paul O'Neill shows the past, present and future of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) through live video and interview segments taken over the last couple of years during their annual Winter Tour and from their debut rock theater tour "Beethoven's Last Night."ť

11:30 pmDrop 7 Foods, Feel Better Fast! With JJ Virgin

A nutrition expert explains how food intolerance can be the root cause of inability to lose weight.

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