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Pledge Programs for Sat August 8, 2015

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12:00 amTo the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

This weekly news analysis program is the only woman-centered national news/talk show on television. Dedicated to the premise that women of all ethnic backgrounds and political persuasions are an important part of the national dialogues, the series provides a platform for the multifaceted views of involved, informed women jo...

12:30 amReligion & Ethics Newsweekly

Evangelicals and LGBT Acceptance - In the wake of the US Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the country, evangelical Christians remain among the staunchest opponents of the practice. But Kim Lawton looks at how growing acceptance of LGBT issues in American society is posing new challenges for the e...

1:00 amLive From Lincoln Center Curtain Up: The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

The curtain rises on a new generation of ballet stars, at the School of American Ballet's 50th Annual Workshop Performances. The great George Balanchine saw the School as a springboard for his dazzling innovations. Tonight, we'll show you what that means for one dedicated group of students, rehearsing and performing in some...

2:30 amVicious

Freddie, Stuart and the gang go clubbing after Ash gets a job handing out club fliers. By the end of the night, only Freddie is left standing and Stuart feels left out. Overcome by popularity, Freddie heads back to the club with Ash’s trendy friends, but soon realizes clubbing isn’t for him. With Violet in Argentina with he...

3:00 amJFK & LBJ: A Time For Greatness

President Lyndon Baines Johnson 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.

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

Roger starts on the new bluestone front walk despite some significant grade challenges. Around back, tile contractor Mark Ferrante is installing porcelain tile made to look like slate in the screen porch. Kevin recaps the vanity project and meets Richard to see the sink and faucet set. In nearby Acton, Roger visits a stone ...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Orientation

An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit New Challenges

Mary Ann introduces a new abdominal exercise called the "Ski Jump" and Gretchen gives you a new balance challenge.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga

Make friends with your wall, letting it support you in a variety of yoga poses. A wall makes it fun and easy to balance, twist, and stretch.

7:00 amRight From Birth: A Parenting Series The Seven Essentials-Guiding Principles to Help Infant Developement

To raise a healthy, happy, caring child, use these seven easy-to- remember basics every day: ENCOURAGE; MENTOR; CELEBRATE; REHEARSE; PROTECT; COMMUNICATE; and GUIDE.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Trees Company / Now You See Me

Nick likes his tree house so much that he wonders what it would be like to stay in a tree all of the time. As a result, Cat teaches him and Sally about animals that spend their entire lives in trees. Later, Cat introduces the kids to his pal Gecko.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'", to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than Secondary Content: Solid shapes The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their to...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Hootin' Hadrosaurs! / Hatching Party

Perry Parasaurolophus, a dinosaur with a crest on his head, teaches Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don a new way to hoot hip tunes. Later Buddy and Tiny attend an egg-hatching party, where they meet their pal Cory Corythosaurus' new siblings.

9:00 amSpace Racers

Get ready to soar with the Space Racers! Eagle, Robyn, Hawk and the rest of the Stardust Space Academy cadets soar through the stratosphere with a staggering burst of power and speed, breaking free of Earth's orbit and screaming into space toward the exciting missions that lie ahead. Come along on their extraordina...

9:30 amBob the Builder Being Helpful

Educational Objective: Being Helpful Dizzy in Charge Bob and the team are about to head off to pick up new building supplies, when Bob notices that the yard needs tidying and the driveway needs fixing. He asks Dizzy to stay behind with Scratch to do this important job. Scratch is worried about being at the yard without Bob....

10:00 amBiz Kid$ Economic Cycles (what Goes Up Must Come Down)

Learn how trends can affect a business and discover how to protect against negative effects.

10:30 amSciGirls Feathered Friends

Regina, Schuyler and Anayia hit the streets of Denver to investigate what makes a good urban bird habitat, and transform a city school garden into a welcoming home for any flock of feathered friends. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: After watching this program viewers will: 1. Understand that anyone can participate in citizen scienc...

11:00 amAging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White

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

12:00 pmHealing ADD with Daniel Amen, MD & Tana Amen, RN

ADD, or ADHD, is a national health crisis that continues to grow - yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children a...

2:00 pm30 Days to A Younger Heart with Steven Masley, MD

Did you know that it's possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or can turn back time! And when you do, you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade. Does it sound too good to be true? It isn't. Steven ...

3:30 pmWheat Belly Total Health with William Davis, MD

New York Times #1 bestselling author William Davis, MD debunks the 3 most widely-held myths about grains, and provides viewers with commonsense steps to regain health and lose weight. Using his signature combination of easy-to-understand science, history, nutrition and humor, Dr. Davis presents his startling conclusion that...

5:00 pmLawrence Welk - Milestones & Memories

Milestones & Memories reunites 47 Welk performers that have entertained us every Saturday night. Although the musical family may have gotten older, they still looked and sounded great at the Welk Champagne Theater in Branson.

8:00 pmCountry Pop Legends

Roy Clark and Glenn Campbell highlight classic country pop tunes from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. New performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, the Bellamy Brothers, the Browns and more are intermixed with full-length vintage gems from the vaults.

10:00 pmMotown 25

Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, Jr. Walker and more! Not se...

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