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2:00 amPOV A World Not Ours

“A World Not Ours” is a passionate, bittersweet account of one family’s multi-generational experience living as permanent refugees. Now a Danish resident, director Mahdi Fleifel grew up in the Ain el-Helweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon, established in 1948 as a temporary refuge for exiled Palestinians. Today, the camp h...

3:30 amPBS Previews: the Roosevelts

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the...

4:00 amWashington Week With Gwen Ifill

WASHINGTON WEEK is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events.

4:30 amCharlie Rose - The Week

This special Friday night offering will feature highlights of conversations with the week's guests on Rose's nightly PBS program. From studios in New York City and locations around the world, Charlie Rose talks to people in every field who have 'a great story to tell.'

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Matching Skills and Jobs

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

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Applying For Jobs

Understanding and using application forms and processes.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Flexibility and Range of Motion

All the exercises in this program highlight range of motion throughout the shoulders and back.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Do It All!

Salute to the Sun, Shoulder Stand, Fish, and other asanas bend, stretch and strengthen your entire body.

7:00 amCurious George George's Backwards Flight Plan/curious George, Hog Trainer

Help! Professor Wiseman is set to launch B.I.R.D., her bird migration tracking device, at sunset, but the remote control isn't functioning properly. Up is down. Left is right. Off is on. Can George and Marco master the tricky remote control in time or will this B.I.R.D. be flying North for the winter? / George and Allie are...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Minnie Meerkat / Leaves

The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat teaches Sally and Nick all about camping safe in Peekaboo Plains.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Potty Problem/the Butter Problem

The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for going to the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! Primary Content: Ordering steps Secondary Content: Pattern recognition The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat ...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race/king and Crystal Live!

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR OBSTACLE RACE At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' it's a race between pterosaurs who have to fly between hanging vines, swoop through a canyon, push through a wind tunnel, slalom over and under branches, then carry food from a pond as they race to the finish line! Teddy Pterodaustro finishes first...

9:00 amMartha 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.

9:30 amWordGirl Plain Old Mischief Makers/house Arrest

Plain Old Mischief Makers When best friends Big Left Hand Guy and InvisiBill risk losing their super villain status, they decide to pull off their biggest heist to date. Can WordGirl stop this determined duo who always manage to escape her at the last minute? Vocabulary Words: Diminish, Declare House Arrest While Chuck's ja...

10:00 amClifford the Big Red Dog Cleo Gets a Cone / A Job Well Read

Cleo and T-Bone make fun of a dog wearing a "cone collar" to keep her from scratching herself. But then itchy Cleo must wear one, too.

10:30 amArthur 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...

11:00 amMama 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.

12:30 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.

2:00 pmEasy Yoga for Arthritis With Peggy Cappy

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

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 pmReturn to Downton Abbey

Savor a mix of fond memories from the past four seasons of “Downton Abbey” and get a taste of the upcoming fifth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, fondly remembered moments from the first four seasons, and interviews with Julian Fellowes and Gar...

6:00 pmBeing Poirot

After 25 years of playing one of television's greatest icons comes to an end, David Suchet attempts to unravel the mysterious appeal of the great detective Hercule Poirot. Along the way, he reveals what it has been like to play one of fiction's most enduring and enigmatic creations. In this entertaining and revealing docume...

8:00 pmMasterpiece Breathless

Jack Davenport stars as Otto Powell, a brilliant London surgeon in 1961, when doctors were treated like gods and acted the part. It’s a stylish story of a dark secret amid the complexities of the sexual revolution. In part one, Otto, a who is married to Elizabeth, has eyes for new nurse Angela. Angela’s sister, Jean, is eng...

9:30 pmBeing Poirot

After 25 years of playing one of television's greatest icons comes to an end, David Suchet attempts to unravel the mysterious appeal of the great detective Hercule Poirot. Along the way, he reveals what it has been like to play one of fiction's most enduring and enigmatic creations. In this entertaining and revealing docume...

11:30 pmAlbert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan in Session

Two of the greatest musicians to ever play the blues on electric guitar jam in this 1983 session.

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