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1:00 amFixing Juvie Justice

Innovators in Baltimore use ideas from New Zealand to try to fix America's juvenile justice system.

2:00 amFrontline Football High

High school football has never had a higher profile, with nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports websites. But as high school players grow bigger, faster and stronger, there are growing concerns about the health and safety of these young players. Frontline investigates.

3:00 amPOV The City Dark

A fascinating look at the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars.

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow Washington, D.C., Hour 1

In Washington, DC, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Michael Flanigan visit the Harry S. Truman Building to see some of the best Americana of the 18th and 19th centuries.

5:00 amGED Connection Formulas

This episode of GED Connection focuses on formulas. Formulas are writt en in the language of algebra using letters to stand for numbers. Thes e letters are called variables. A list of formulas will be supplied to the GED test taker but it is important to understand what the formula s mean in order to put them to use. The fo...

5:30 amGED Connection Geometry

This episode of GED Connection is about Geometry. Geometry deals with objects, surfaces, lines and angles. This program reviews where geomet ry came from, definitions used in geometry, and properties of angles a nd triangles. The GED test may have questions that ask for angle measu res on intersecting lines where some angle...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Planning to Work

Emphasizes career planning and the role of work in people's lives.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Matching Skills and Jobs

Tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits.

7:00 amCurious George Auctioneer George / Sock Monkey Opera

George learns about bidding when he bids on elephant mittens at the Corn Roast and Attic Auction.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Wrapper's Delight/dive Swim Scoop

Wrapper's Delight Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the le...

8:00 amSuper WHY! The Ugly Duckling

Princess Pea, whose dance recital is coming up, learns about the importance of practice and perseverance when the Super Readers fly into "The Ugly Duckling."

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace / Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest

Dad and Mom take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought.

9:00 amSesame Street Sesame Street Y A Quest Y Not

Abby and Elmo dress in suits of armor after finding a book that tells them how to become knights.

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Birthday / Daniel's Picnic / Daniel Visits School / Daniel Visits the Doctor

It's Daniel's Birthday! Daniel is very excited to go to Baker Aker's Bakery with his mom to pick out a cake for his party.

10:30 amSid the Science Kid My Ice Pops

Sid sets out to learn why his ice pops melted.

11:00 amWordWorld Superhero Sheep / Pirate Ship

Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Then, while playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle.

11:30 amBarney & Friends The Shrinking Blankey / Things I Can Do

Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, she is growing.

12:00 pmCaillou Machines! Brrrrrmmm!

Caillou learns to deal with a change in plans, when Daddy has to use the car and Mommy and Caillou have to take the subway. Caillou learns that a change in plans can be fun, checking out the map, getting tickets and listening to the musicians! Caillou learns about 'recycling' -- literally! When Caillou gets an eyeful of Leo...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! Jasper's Cowboy Wish

Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do.

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Forgive and Forget / Mimi's Back in Town

Clifford forgets a play date with Cleo, who accuses him of abusing her friendship. Then Cleo teases T-bone because he's smitten with a visiting dog named Mimi.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace / Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest

Dad and Mom take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Wrapper's Delight/dive Swim Scoop

Wrapper's Delight Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the le...

2:30 pmCurious George Auctioneer George / Sock Monkey Opera

George learns about bidding when he bids on elephant mittens at the Corn Roast and Attic Auction.

3:00 pmArthur For the Birds / I Owe You One

Brain wants to be the first one to spot a rare bird called the green-tailed grebe. Then, Buster fears he owes Arthur too many favors, so sets out to repay his friend by returning favors Arthur owes to others.

3:30 pmWordGirl Best Fan Club Meeting Ever/day at the Museum

Best Fan Club Meeting Ever TJ plans a meeting to divulge a secret about WordGirl to International WordGirl Fan Club members. However, when Tobey finds out that a secret about his love/nemesis will be revealed, he crashes the meeting with an eavesdropping robot and threatens to destroy the clubhouse. WordGirl has to spring i...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Masked Bandits

As the team prepare for a creature costume party, Jimmy is sure there's a ghost or monster present.

4:30 pmThe Electric Company Goodnight Robot

The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha Speaks / Martha Gives Advice

When Martha eats alphabet soup, the letters go to her brain and she develops the ability to talk. And boy, does she talk.

5:30 pmCyberchase The Wedding Scammer

Sam Vander Rom (voice of Al Roker) agrees to cover a celebrity marriage on his TV show.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage.

9:00 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."

10:00 pm'60s Pop, Rock & Soul

Includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats. Motown, Soul and Pop classics.

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