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1:00 amA Flea Market Documentary

Rick Sebak finds craziness in the nation's flea markets in this celebration of open-air shopping.

2:00 amNature Radioactive Wolves

Scientists examine wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's "dead zone" 25 years after the nuclear disaster.

3:00 amNOVA Lizard Kings

Monitor lizards, the largest lizards to walk the planet, are tracked through Australia's heartland.

4:00 amEat, Fast and Live Longer with Michael Mosley

Michael Mosley has set himself a truly ambitious goal: he wants to live longer, stay younger and lose weight. But he wants to make as few changes to his life as possible along the way. And he thinks he's found the answer -- the ancient idea of fasting. Could the powerful new science behind this idea lead to a longer, health...

5:00 amGED Connection Physics

This program on physics is the last of five programs in the science se ction of the GED Connection series, which helps prepare students for t he GED exam. Physics is the study of forces that move things. Matter i s anything that takes up space or has a mass. The program features gue sts of various disciplines who explain sp...

5:30 amGED Connection Passing the GED Math Test

This program is the first of 13 episodes on math skills for students p reparing for the GED exam. As such, it covers general math-related top ics the exam addresses, and helps students understand how the math por tion of the exam is structured. The program consists of an in-studio h ost and video excerpts of GED students, i...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Workplace uses of ratio, rate, and proportion.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Measurement and Formulas

Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.

7:00 amCurious George George Buys a Kite / Train of Light

George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Hooray For Hair / Ice is Nice

Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today. They get some styling help from the Wig-o-lator.

8:00 amSuper WHY! Rapunzel

The Super Readers enter "Rapunzel" after Princess Pea's kitten becomes stuck in a tree, and learn how friends can help solve problems together.

8:30 amDinosaur Train The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea / A Spiky Tail Tale

The kids meet a grumpy old dinosaur called a Spinosaurus when Dad takes them fishing in a new place. Later Buddy and Tiny play referee in an argument between two very big and fierce dinosaurs.

9:00 amSesame Street Figure It Out Baby

Alan and Telly use the internet to learn how to construct a guitar for their favorite singer, LMNOP.

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Babysitter / Daniel Goes to School

Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel. Also, when Daniel joins his friends at school he doesn't want his dad to leave.

10:30 amSid the Science Kid Super Science Tools

Sid and his friends review his scientific tools, which include a chart, an estimation jar, a magnifying glass and a ruler, when he tries to determine which one is his favorite.

11:00 amWordWorld Pl-pl-plane / Mail Mix Up

Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned. Then, Duck offers to help Kangaroo deliver letters to his WordFriends.

11:30 amBarney & Friends The Emperor's Contest / The Whole Truth

Everyone is excited about a fishing contest that is being held in the park; everyone except Ryan, who doesn't want to follow the contest rules.

12:00 pmCaillou Cooking with Caillou

Caillou Makes a Meal: Caillou makes pizza for dinner with his family, and learns that home-made pizza can be just as good as the fast-food pizza they have delivered to their door...and it's fun to make! Educational Objective: Taking time and effort to do things yourself, rather than having them done for you. Caillou's New G...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Super Readers learn about cleaning up after themselves when they enter "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Two's Company / Fair-Weathered Friend

K.C. returns for a visit and Cleo's so excited that she forgets her other friends. Also, rain threatens the back-to-school barbecue and Mac is so disappointed that his friends try to stop the rain.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea / A Spiky Tail Tale

The kids meet a grumpy old dinosaur called a Spinosaurus when Dad takes them fishing in a new place. Later Buddy and Tiny play referee in an argument between two very big and fierce dinosaurs.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Hooray For Hair / Ice is Nice

Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today. They get some styling help from the Wig-o-lator.

2:30 pmCurious George George Buys a Kite / Train of Light

George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store.

3:00 pmArthur Big Brother Binky

In this special two-part episode, Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China.

3:30 pmWordGirl Of Two Minds/yes Monkey

It looks as though Dr. Two Brains has given up his cheese-stealing ways and decided to go straight. It's true, he's not stealing cheese anymore because he's discovered a giant cheese asteroid and has used his cheese seizer to redirect its path straight towards Earth! Will WordGirl convince him to change his mind in time to ...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Seasquatch

The Kratt brothers' sub loses power and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea.

4:30 pmThe Electric Company Wiki Wiki Walter

Hector challenges Manny to find a beatboxer better than Shock. Shock panics! After his last beatboxing competition with his best friend WikiWiki Walter, their friendship was ruined!

5:00 pmMartha Speaks The Long Rotten Summer / The Case of the Shattered Vase

TD decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school.

5:30 pmCyberchase Crystal Clear

The gang tries to rescue a digit that's lost in a cavern, and must use crystal geometry to succeed.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmWashington 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.

7:30 pmThe Mclaughlin Group

John McLaughlin hosts this weekly, half-hour public affairs program in which he and four other pundits discuss current political news in a roundtable format. Regular guests are Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, Rich Lowry, and either Clarence Page or Mort Zuckerman.

8:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

(AUG. 9, 2013) Congresswoman Terri Sewell of Birmingham will discusses the possibility of raising the U.S. debt ceiling, the move to repeal the Affordable Care Act, sequestration, and unemployment in her district. New Alabama Secretary of Information Technology, Brunson White, is also with us to talk about his first 100 da...

9:00 pmVictor Borge: Comedy in Music!

Recently re-discovered funny skits include footage from the Andy Williams Show and Perry Como Show.

10:30 pmMy Music 101: Superstars of Seventies Soul Live

This is a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of legends — all original performers singing their greatest jammin’ hits. Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts the historic reunion of classic recording artists of the decade, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, H...

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