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12:00 amThis Old House Hour

THIS OLD HOUSE: With a focus on salvage and restoration, a new project on an 1895 Victorian in Belmont, Massachusetts, begins. ASK THIS OLD HOUSE: Roger and Jenn spruce up a school garden; Tom installs a whole house fan in LA.

1:00 amA Ride Along the Lincoln Highway

The history and wonderful landmarks found along the first coast-to-coast highway are chronicled.

2:00 amGenius By Stephen Hawking What Are We?

Join Stephen Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to find out what we really are. Self-assembling machines, light-up bacteria and the world's first physical demonstration of evolution in action conspire to revolutionize their view of life.

3:00 amGenius By Stephen Hawking Where Are We?

Join renowned scientist Stephen Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to think like a genius. Can they measure the earth, the solar system and even the universe - and find our true place in the cosmos?

4:00 amNOVA Invisible Universe Revealed

Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble's landmark anniversary, NOVA tells the remarkable story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it. From its inception through ...

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 Back Health

Mary Ann introduces new exercises to gently loosen the thoracic spine with subtle shoulder and back movements.

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 The Great Grasshopper Race/fall For Hal

The Great Grasshopper Race - Hal's grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman will be competing today in the Great Grasshopper Race. Hal has been training him, and now there is no doubt that Dustin is ready to go! But before the race starts, Dustin inexplicably hops off into the woods. It's up to the gang to find Dustin and bring him ...

7:30 amCurious George Color Me Monkey / Special Delivery Monkey

At the zoo, George must re-create a painting so that no one knows the original is ruined. Also: After lunch at Pisghetti's restaurant, George and The Man with the Yellow Hat finish their meal with a round of the Wild Goose Chase board game.

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Sleepover / Backyard Camping

Daniel sees things that are a bit scary when he goes to Prince Wednesday's castle for a sleepover.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood You Are Special / Daniel Is Special

The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special.

9:00 amSesame Street Good Vibrations

Abby wants to join Bob's music class and learns all about how sound is made with Bob and Grover.

9:30 amPeg + Cat The Claymation Problem/the Grumpy Judge Problem

The Claymation Problem - Peg's Yard. Temperamental director Richard finally finds performers he can totally control, shape, and mold: they're made of clay. Primary Content: Comparing height. Secondary Content: Counting to 20. The Grumpy Judge Problem - TV Show Set. On the singing competition 'Perfect Ten,' Peg and Cat must ...

10:00 amDinosaur Train Kenny Kentrosaurus / Don and the Troodons

In Africa, the Pteranodons meet a stegosaur named Kenny Kentrosaurus. Also: The Pteranodons have to hurry to make a guided walk after they oversleep.

10:30 amDinosaur Train New Neighbors / Don's Collection

Hadrosaurs move in next door, which doesn't sit well with Mr. Pteranodon. Also: Don and a new neighbor stay at Pteranodon Terrace while the other kids go to the Big Pond.

11:00 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.

11:30 amThomas & Friends All at Sea

Salty All At Sea - Salty loves to tell scary stories and tall tales of sea monsters, which sometimes scare the other engines. When Sir Topham Hatt lends Salty to a port on the mainland, Salty allows his imagination to get the best of him. He runs away, fearful of traveling by ship. With the help of Thomas, he faces his fear...

12:00 pmSesame Street Good Vibrations

Abby wants to join Bob's music class and learns all about how sound is made with Bob and Grover.

12:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Tough Enough / How Cool Is Coral

The kids shrink down in the Thingamajigger and meet the toughest animal, Wally the Waterbear.

1:00 pmCurious George Free Hundley / Bag Monkey

If there ever was a dignified dog, it was Hundley. But once flea season begins Hundley's dignity goes right out the window - right along with his collar! Also: Just putting his toys away in an organized manner is a challenge for George - so he faces an incredible test when he represents the City Grocer in the local "Bag Oly...

1:30 pmCurious George Color Me Monkey / Special Delivery Monkey

At the zoo, George must re-create a painting so that no one knows the original is ruined. Also: After lunch at Pisghetti's restaurant, George and The Man with the Yellow Hat finish their meal with a round of the Wild Goose Chase board game.

2:00 pmArthur Carried Away/Dueling Detectives

Kate and Mei Lin are thrilled to tour the solar system with Pal's cousin, Dr. Yowl. But Pal suspects his Plutonian relative is up to no good. Educational Objective: Kate and Mei Lin learn about the solar system. Wally is missing and Elwood City's best detective is on the case. And that detective is...Binky?!? Not if Fern (a...

2:30 pmNature Cat The Great Grasshopper Race/fall For Hal

The Great Grasshopper Race - Hal's grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman will be competing today in the Great Grasshopper Race. Hal has been training him, and now there is no doubt that Dustin is ready to go! But before the race starts, Dustin inexplicably hops off into the woods. It's up to the gang to find Dustin and bring him ...

3:00 pmReady Jet Go! Just The Right Distance from the Sun/Solar Power Rover

'Just the Right Distance From the Sun' - Sean explains to the others that Earth is a 'Goldilocks' planet because it's not too hot and not too cold. When Celery takes the kids to space, they observe how the other planets don't have the right attributes to support life, but Earth is 'just right'! Curriculum: All life on Earth...

3:30 pmOdd Squad O Is Not For Over

O is Not for Over - Olive and Otto face their biggest challenge yet. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; identifying and extending patterns and using deductive reasoning to solve problems.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Elephant in the Room

The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga!

4:30 pmWild Kratts Let the Rhinos Roll!

The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird / Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird

The gang is camping out. The tent is pitched and TD suggests they tell science fiction stories.

5:30 pmWordGirl A Curious Case of Curiosity/There's No V In Team

A CURIOUS CASE OF CURIOUSITY - When Mrs. Botsford gets zapped by Ms. Question's Curiosity Field Creator, she cannot help but bombard Becky and TJ with a string of endless questions. Will WordGirl be able to stop Ms. Question before she turns not only her mother, but the whole city into a bunch of relentless question-askers ...

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

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Brown and Randy Scott.

9:00 pmCarol Burnett's Favorite Sketches

Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her long-running comedy series, including sketches from the first five years of the show not seen in decades.

10:30 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions For You

We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers 'find financial solutions for you.' As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our fin...

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