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12:30 amRick Steves' Delicious Europe

In RICK STEVES' DELICIOUS EUROPE, America's favorite travel guide Rick Steves savors classic European cuisine - from garlicky snails and handmade mozzarella to savory bouillabaisse, hearty wurst and other regional specialties. He also dines on gourmet tapas in Galicia, visits a cozy trattoria in Rome, tastes the catch of th...

1:00 amSide By Side, the Science, Art and Impact of Digital Cinema

This special, hosted and co-produced by film star Keanu Reeves, investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. Reeves gets an insider's perspective on the industry's most basic delivery system, marveling at what artists have accomplished with emulsion film and digital pixels,...

2:00 amOne Voice

Through the personal stories of student song directors, this music documentary tells the story of the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest. Every year in Hawai’i, 2,000 high school students compete in the contest, in which young leaders direct their peers in singing Hawaiian music in four-part harmony. Follow the elected student...

3:00 amPOV Neurotypical

Explore autism from the point of view of autistic people themselves. Four-year-old Violet, teenaged Nicholas and adult Paula occupy different positions on the autism spectrum, but they are all at pivotal moments in their lives. How they and the people around them work out their perceptual and behavioral differences becomes ...

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

THIS OLD HOUSE welcomes Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch.” To assess his skills, Tom puts Edgar to work patching cracks in the plaster walls, then Richard shows him how to “fish” water lines through the building. Norm and Tom raise the height of the railing on the second floor landing. Roger and Edgar ...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Number Sense

A variety of workplace uses for mathematics; developing number sense.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Solving Problems

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and mathematical reasoning skills are vital to employment.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit New Challenges

Mary Ann introduces a new abdominal exercise called the "Ski Jump" and Gretchen gives you a new balance challenge.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Stretch Your Back

Stretch the back side of your body from head to heels with a right- side up and an upside-down forward bend. But first, Wai Lana shows you how to stretch and tone your arms, shoulders and neck.

7:00 amGoing to School

Important tips and information for parents.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Stripy Safari / Wool

Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes on animals.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Baby Problem/The Sparkling Sphere Problem

The Baby Problem - Peg's Room. Babysitters Peg and Cat rescue the precocious Baby Fox from the top of his elaborate block tower. Primary Content: Solid shapes Secondary Content: Diagrams The Sparkling Sphere Problem - Magical Forest. Knights of the Round Table Peg and Cat search for the Wizard Ramone, who has floated away i...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Kenny Kentrosaurus / Don and the Troodons

In Africa, the Pteranodons meet a stegosaur named Kenny Kentrosaurus. Also: The Pteranodons have to hurry to make a guided walk after they oversleep.

9:00 amSpace Racers

Get ready to soar with the Space Racers! Eagle, Robyn, Hawk and the rest of the Stardust Space Academy cadets soar through the stratosphere with a staggering burst of power and speed, breaking free of Earth's orbit and screaming into space toward the exciting missions that lie ahead. Come along on their extraordina...

9:30 amBob the Builder Work, Rest and Play

As Bob and the team build a drive-in cinema, cameras finally roll on Oscar Flicks' sea monster movie shot at Bobland Bay. Spud volunteers to be Oscar's directors assistant. The excitement of the film set proves a little distracting to Spud and soon he's causing all sorts of chaos. He is given the job of looking after the se...

10:00 amBiz Kid$ Crash Course On Starting A Business

So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic b...

10:30 amDesign Squad Snow Problem? - Part 2

In this two-parter, viewers come along for the ride as the Design Squads build dry land dog sleds for Jamaican Dog Sled team members Damion Robb and Newton Marshall.

11:00 amHealing ADD with Daniel Amen, MD & Tana Amen, RN

ADD, or ADHD, is a national health crisis that continues to grow - yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children a...

1:00 pmDr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever!

Dr. Fuhrman is back on PBS with a lecture about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention and maximum lifespan.

1:30 pmAaron Neville: Doo Wop - My True Story

Iconic soul and R&B vocalist and multiple Grammy Award-winning artist Aaron Neville is featured in a special concert performing songs from his upcoming doo-wop inspired album My True Story. Recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl in November 2012, this special features an array of musicians along with special guests Paul Simon, Joan ...

3:00 pmMama Called

Gene Stallings, Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Bill Battle, Ken Stabler, Bob Baumhower and many more tell the story of Alabama football legend Paul "Bear" Bryant.

4:30 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

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

6:30 pmJimmy Van Heusen: Swingin' with Frank & Bing

Celebrate Oscar-winning composer and test pilot Jimmy Van Heusen, who wrote high-flying songs for his legendary pals: “Swinging on a Star” and “Moonlight Becomes You” for Bing Crosby and “Come Fly With Me” for Frank Sinatra, plus ”Call Me Irresponsible,” “The Tender Trap,” ”All the Way,” “High Hopes,” “Here’s That Rainy Day...

8:00 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.

9:30 pmHe Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed with vintage photos, interviews and video footage, including some never-before-available scenes of Elvis's impromptu offstage gospel performances.

11:00 pmDr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever!

Dr. Fuhrman is back on PBS with a lecture about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention and maximum lifespan.

11:30 pm30 Days to A Younger Heart with Steven Masley, MD

Did you know that it's possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or can turn back time! And when you do, you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade. Does it sound too good to be true? It isn't. Steven ...

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