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Pledge Programs for Mon August 18, 2014

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1:00 amSecrets of Althorp - the Spencers

Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana's brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and wil...

2:00 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,...

3:00 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...

4:00 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 ...

5:00 amSecrets of Althorp - the Spencers

Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana's brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and wil...

6:00 amWild Kratts Slider, the Otter

Episode Description: The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida. Science Concept: Instinct and learning. Otter cubs have to learn how to survive in their particular habitat.

6:30 amWild Kratts Journey to the Subnivean Zone

When a mission to discover the birth of a snowflake goes wrong, the Kratt Brothers discover a strange and unlikely colony of snow creatures living in the mysterious Subnivean Zone. Science Concept: Adaptations for Environment and Physics (snow is frozen water/rain).

7:00 amCurious George Red Planet Monkey/tortilla Express

George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls? Or was it all just...

7:30 amCurious George Toy Monkey/george and Allie's Game Plan

George is ecstatic. Great Aunt Sylvia dropped by with a special present - a toy front loader that's…defective? No problem! Aunt Sylvia and George take the front loader back to the toy factory. But they find a room full of broken toys and no one to fix them. What will they do? With a hand drill, pickles, and a little ingenui...

8:00 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 th...

9:00 amSesame Street Camping Show

Chris and Elmo are excited camp in the woods! They meet a beaver, raccoons, turtles and ducks!

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Meet the New Baby

This one-hour special celebrates the joys and challenges of a new sibling with the addition of Daniel’s sister, Margaret.

11:00 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 th...

12:00 pmSuper WHY! Beauty and the Beast

After Wolfy seems angry on a play date, Princess Pea and the Super Readers enter "Beauty and the Beast" in an effort to learn why.

12:30 pmThomas & Friends Learning Together

James is asked to be the Sodor search and rescue engine but is upset when Toby is asked to help him.

1:00 pmPeg + Cat The Pizza Problem/the Pizza Pirate Problem

The Pizza Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. When Peg and Cat get orders for halves of pizzas, they must learn about fractions to keep their patrons pleased. Primary Content: Fractions (whole, half) Secondary Content: Circles The Pizza Pirate Problem - Peg's Pizza Place/Giant Land/Prehistoric Valley/Ancient Egypt. As Peg and Cat ...

1:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Super Cleaner Uppers / Itty Bitty Water

Sandy the Sand Hopper teaches the kids the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash.

2:00 pmCaillou Caillou the Artiste

A Present for Mommy - Mommy's having a bad day - first she can't find her car keys, then she and Caillou have to shovel the car out, and then the car won't start! At playschool Caillou decides to make her a present to cheer her up. His first two attempts don't turn out but he perseveres and makes her a picture of a sun - to...

2:30 pmSid the Science Kid Where Did the Water Go?

While brushing his teeth, Sid wonders what happens to all the dirty water when it goes down the drain.

3:00 pmArthur All Thumbs/kidonia

All Thumbs - When Arthur catches Buster sucking his thumb, Buster worries that Arthur will tell the entire school. Can Arthur stay mum? Or is this secret just too juicy not to share? Educational Objective: Buster and Arthur learn the importance of trust and acceptance in a friendship. Kidonia - Tired of doing chores, Arthur...

3:30 pmArthur To Tibble the Truth / Waiting to Go

The Tibble Twins learn to tell the truth, then they learn that sometimes a little discretion doesn't hurt.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Slider, the Otter

Episode Description: The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida. Science Concept: Instinct and learning. Otter cubs have to learn how to survive in their particular habitat.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Journey to the Subnivean Zone

When a mission to discover the birth of a snowflake goes wrong, the Kratt Brothers discover a strange and unlikely colony of snow creatures living in the mysterious Subnivean Zone. Science Concept: Adaptations for Environment and Physics (snow is frozen water/rain).

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha's Millions / Carolina's Gifted

Carolina is appalled that a dog inherited millions of dollars, but Martha discovers it's not who spends the money, but how it's spent, that matters most; Carolina and Helen head to the store to spend a gift certificate Carolina received last year.

5:30 pmCyberchase Fortress of Attitude

The kids use their skills at measuring length to climb a massive, booby-trapped statue of Hacker.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmDoo Wop Love Songs

America's favorite malt shop memories are back with this hit collection for lovers only.

9:00 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.

10:30 pmEasy Yoga for Arthritis With Peggy Cappy

The 'Yoga for All of Us' author effectively addresses arthritis relief through the practice of yoga.

11:30 pmSuper Brain With Dr. Rudy Tanzi

Cutting-edge neuroscience research is used to show how we all can maximize our brain's potential.

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