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1:00 amSecrets of Scotland Yard

From Dickens to Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie to James Bond - no police institution in the world has caught the public imagination in the same way as Scotland Yard. The name has become synonymous with London's police force, but actually comes from the location of the original police headquarters building. Its officers ...

2:00 amHow Sherlock Changed the World

The fictional Sherlock Holmes was a scientist who used chemistry, bloodstains and minute traces of evidence to catch criminals. In an era when eyewitness reports and smoking gun" evidence were needed to convict criminals, Sherlock Holmes' crime-scene methods were revolutionary. Forensic scientists, crime historians and Sher...

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow Vintage Pittsburgh

Check in on the current value of antiques appraised during Roadshow's 1997 visit to the Steel City.

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 Be Happy

Mary Ann will lift your spirits, posture, and leave you with a smile, happy feet and nimble fingers. The workout includes a brain workout with Gretchen and uses a small bell.

6:00 amCharlie Rose

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose engages the world's most fascinating individuals in one-on-one conversations and roundtable discussions.

7:00 amNature Cat Hooray, It's Arbor Day/goodnight, Gracie

Hooray, It's Arbor Day - While celebrating Arbor Day and their love for trees in the forest, a heavy wind blows Squeeks' favorite climbing tree halfway over. How could something like this happen, and on Arbor Day no less?! It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to try and save the tree, for Squeeks, for all the critters that li...

7:30 amCurious George Monkey Underground/Cat Mother

Cat Mother - Professor Wiseman entrusts George with Lucky, a tiny kitten too young to take care of herself. It's love at first sight for Lucky when she meets her first dog - Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund. But it's not such a fast friendship for Hundley, who sneezes when Lucky affectionately rubs against him. Hundley's ...

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant

Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at 'show and tell,' but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are goin...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Thank You, Grandpere Tiger!/Neighborhood Thank You Day

Thank You, Grandpere Tiger! - Grandpere Tiger comes to visit, but is only in town for a short while. Daniel is sad that Grandpere can't come to the special Thank You Day celebration later that day. Daniel learns to be thankful for the time they DO have together, and is then surprised when Grandpere appears at the celebratio...

9:00 amSesame Street Elmo Finds A Baby Bird

Elmo and Rosita help to care for a baby bird.

9:30 amPeg + Cat The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem

The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight. The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olym...

10:00 amDinosaur Train Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable

Buddy, Tiny, and Mom visit their very large sauropod friend, Arnie Argentinosaurus, and his dad. Arnie has grown bigger since our kids have seen him and is now too big to ride on the Dinosaur Train anymore. Tiny and Buddy arrange with Mr. Conductor for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the newest Dinosaur Train ...

10:30 amDinosaur Train Tiny and the Crocodile/Meet The Grandparents

Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp to meet Deanna Dienosuchas, a 40 foot crocodile with many big teeth, and a crabby attitude. Tiny leads the way to warm up Deanna who turns out to be more friendly and less scary than our kids imagined. The Pteranodon kids have special visitors - their Grandma and Grandpa! The kid...

11:00 amSuper WHY! The Mixed Up Story

Baby Joy is so excited that her babysitter Goldilocks is reading her A Day with Farmer Fred, but when she shakes the book and says 'again! Again!' some important words fall right out and onto the floor. Goldilocks scoops them up but they're all out of order. The Super Readers jump into Baby Joy's book where they help sort o...

11:30 amThomas & Friends Learning Together

James to the Rescue - James is asked to be the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine but is upset when Toby is asked to help him. James says that Sodor Rescue Engines are Steam Engines, not Steam Trams like Toby! They chuff off to rescue Gordon whose wheels have come off the track. James wants to help by pulling him forward, but T...

12:00 pmSesame Street Elmo Finds A Baby Bird

Elmo and Rosita help to care for a baby bird.

12:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Little Lemmings/keep the Beat

Little Lemmings - It's cold outside, but Nick and Sally want to keep playing. Is there a way to stay warm out in the cold? Cat's friend Lars the Lemming will know! He lives in the Wundra-Bundra-Tundra. It's cold out, but with Lars' fur coat, he doesn't even notice! They help Lars find a new home, one where there's more food...

1:00 pmCurious George Up A Tree/Curious George and the Trash

Up A Tree: When George tires of table manners and house rules, he decides to build a tree house in the country yard - a nest of his own where using his feet to eat corn on the cob and to paint on the walls would be perfectly acceptable. Armed with his Handy Monkey Tool Set, George gathers as many building materials as possi...

1:30 pmCurious George Monkey Underground/Cat Mother

Cat Mother - Professor Wiseman entrusts George with Lucky, a tiny kitten too young to take care of herself. It's love at first sight for Lucky when she meets her first dog - Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund. But it's not such a fast friendship for Hundley, who sneezes when Lucky affectionately rubs against him. Hundley's ...

2:00 pmArthur Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots

Arthur is completely riveted by a book and can't wait to see how it ends, but the last few pages are missing! Now what?

2:30 pmNature Cat Hooray, It's Arbor Day/goodnight, Gracie

Hooray, It's Arbor Day - While celebrating Arbor Day and their love for trees in the forest, a heavy wind blows Squeeks' favorite climbing tree halfway over. How could something like this happen, and on Arbor Day no less?! It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to try and save the tree, for Squeeks, for all the critters that li...

3:00 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? ...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Olympia's Day/Otis's Day

Olympia's Day: When a new room opens up in headquarters, all the agents want a piece. Curriculum: Fractions. Otis's Day: Getting a villain back to headquarters proves cumbersome when the tubes are down for maintenance. Curriculum: Measurement; Money.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Prairie Who?

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Mystery On the Prairie

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with 'spiked' grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Mouse Patrol/the Big Knockover

Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wa...

5:30 pmWordGirl It's Your Party and I'll Cry if I Want To/Becky's Bad-itude

IT'S YOUR PARTY AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO - Becky discovers that Violet and Scoops were invited to Katy's birthday party while she wasn't, and she can't help but feel a little left out. When Tobey sends his robots out on a citywide rampage, destroying everything in their path, Becky realizes she might not be the only one wh...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmThis Land Is Your Land (My Music)

Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host.

8:30 pmBee Gees: One Night Only

Experience 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.

10:00 pmAge Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White

AGING BACKWARDS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle ch...

11:30 pmAge Fix with Anthony Youn, MD

Everyone ages whether they like it or not. But it doesn't mean that some signs of aging can't be fixed. Have you ever thought that it would be great to have friend, who just happened to be a plastic surgeon, and you could ask anything and get a straight answer? Someone who won't judge you about your insecurities but would o...

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