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12:30 amRick Steves' Heart of Italy

In RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY, Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture: sleeping at an agriturismo (a farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made (and eaten), and hiking down into an...

1:30 amEmery Blagdon and His Healing Machine

See a profile of visionary artist Emery Blagdon, who fashioned pieces of wire into patterns and attached foil, beads, ribbons and cast-off items, works he believed could generate natural energy from the earth and heal the sick.

2:00 amAl Capone: Icon

"Al Capone" chronicles the complicated life of one of America

3:00 amAmerican Creed

Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy cross party lines to ask what ideals we share. Stories of unlikely activists including baseball's Joe Maddon, author Junot Diaz and Marine Tegan Griffith show communities striving to come together across divides.

4:00 amJFK & LBJ: A Time For Greatness

President LBJ is chiefly remembered for the Vietnam War. But 50 years ago, he engineered two of the most important laws Congress ever passed, the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This special examines how LBJ transformed America.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills

Workplace Essential Skills teaches skills and attitudes necessary to succeed at work. Learners see how to prepare resumes and applications and how to prepare themselves for interviews and work. In-depth documentary and scripted footage shows learners what employers are looking for and how to thrive in a new job.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit Somatosensory and Lymphatic Systems

Mary Ann uses a large ball to stimulate the sensory and lymphatic systems, accompanied by jazzy, New Orleans style music. Gretchen's new cross and open pattern for a brain.

6:00 amNightly Business Report

Every weeknight, the Emmy-winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

6:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral

Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. After shrinking down in the Thingamajigger, they find Wall...

7:00 amNature Cat The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues

The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world! They've been practicing all week and are so ready! There's only one problem: their fifth player, Herbert the Hermit Crab, is having a little shell trouble. His shell doesn't fit anymore and he c...

7:30 amCurious George Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep

Curious George, Spy Monkey: Nothing is more fun for George than reading his spy book 'Double-Oh Doggy.' Unless of course he can become a real Double-Oh Monkey! George goes undercover and follows the Man with the Yellow Hat, trying to solve the mystery of what surprise the Man is going to buy for George. But in order to stay...

8:00 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Fairy House/Pinkabotta & Peterbotta

Pinkalicious and Peter build a fairy house to attract the Springtime Fairies. But when the fairies turn out to be noisy roommates, they decide it's probably best if they build a home for the fairies instead. / Pinkalicious and Peter create Robotta, a robot that can do anything, including helping them clean their rooms. But ...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Winter Adventure/Neighborhood Nutcracker

Daniel's Winter Adventure - Daniel, Dad, Prince Wednesday and Prince Tuesday are all going sledding! But once they get to the hill and see how tall it is, Daniel and Prince Wednesday get scared. Dad assures them that if they try it a little bit at a time, they might surprise themselves and have a great time. Later, Daniel g...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Allergy/Allergies at School

Daniel's Allergy - When Daniel tries a peach for the first time, he learns he is allergic to the fruit. Dad and Doctor Anna take care of him, and Doctor Anna tells Daniel how he can take care of himself, too. Allergies at School - Daniel is celebrating the 100th day at school. He tells Teacher Harriet and his friends that h...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous

After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, fe...

10:00 amSesame Street Elmo Comes Clean

Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Molly's Dance Show

The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Prest...

11:00 amDinosaur Train The Burrowers/Shiny's Sea Shells

The Burrowers - The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train to meet a family of amazing, burrowing dinosaurs that live in holes and put on a 'Cirque de Soleil' kind of acrobatic show every evening! Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up ...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem

The Pig Problem - The Farm / Radio City Music Hall. When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Primary Content: Using a calendar Secondary Content: Comparing amounts. The Mariachi Problem - Mexico City. Cat hires a 7-piece Mariachi band to serenade his true love, Rosa...

12:00 pmSesame Street Elmo Comes Clean

Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous

After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, fe...

1:00 pmCurious George Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep

Curious George, Spy Monkey: Nothing is more fun for George than reading his spy book 'Double-Oh Doggy.' Unless of course he can become a real Double-Oh Monkey! George goes undercover and follows the Man with the Yellow Hat, trying to solve the mystery of what surprise the Man is going to buy for George. But in order to stay...

1:30 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Fairy House/Pinkabotta & Peterbotta

Pinkalicious and Peter build a fairy house to attract the Springtime Fairies. But when the fairies turn out to be noisy roommates, they decide it's probably best if they build a home for the fairies instead. / Pinkalicious and Peter create Robotta, a robot that can do anything, including helping them clean their rooms. But ...

2:00 pmNature Cat The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues

The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world! They've been practicing all week and are so ready! There's only one problem: their fifth player, Herbert the Hermit Crab, is having a little shell trouble. His shell doesn't fit anymore and he c...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Flight of the Pollinators

When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants ...

3:00 pmOdd Squad: World Turned Odd

World Turned Odd - When Oona, Olympia and Otis accidentally change the past, they undo every odd case Odd Squad ever solved. Curriculum: 3D shapes, sound, color, shape, letter and number patterns, skip counting and operations patterns.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Not So Splash/Switch Your Partner Round and Round

Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto investigate why parts of town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; comparing temperatures and using a thermometer. Switch Your Partner Round and Round - Olive and Otto discover what life would have been like if Ms. O has assigned them different partners...

4:30 pmArthur The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List

Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...

5:00 pmArthur Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule

When Binky gets an 'A' on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly 'Binky' Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot?

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Which Moon Is Best?/Detective Mindy

'Which Moon is Best?' - Sean wants to be the first to walk on a moon, like his hero Neil Armstrong. When Sydney points out that 12 astronauts have already walked on our Moon, Sean thinks that rather than be the 13th to walk on OUR moon, why not be the first to walk on ANOTHER moon in our solar system? Sure, but which moon? ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmBee Gees: One Night Only

THE BEE GEES: ONE NIGHT ONLY features the group's 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the very few Bee Gees performances ever filmed, the music special showcases many of their greatest disco and pop hits, including 'How Deep Is Your Love,' 'To Love Somebody,' 'Massachusetts,' 'You Should Be Dancing/Alone,' an...

8:30 pmThe Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years

Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was 'The Beatles.'

11:00 pmFood: What The Heck Do I Eat? with Mark Hyman, Md

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also exp...

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