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1:00 am180 Days: Hartsville

Experience a year of a Southern town's efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in American public schools and watch what happens when the systems that can either fuel or diffuse that reform - bureaucracy, economic opportunity and fixed mindsets - interact and intersect.

2:00 am180 Days: Hartsville

Experience a year of a Southern town's efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in American public schools and watch what happens when the systems that can either fuel or diffuse that reform - bureaucracy, economic opportunity and fixed mindsets - interact and intersect.

3:00 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 ...

4:00 amPOV Web Junkie

Follow the treatment of three Chinese teenagers, obsessive gamers who prefer the virtual world to the real one. The military-style rehab program may set a standard as the world comes to grips with the consequences of excessive internet use.

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 Core Strengthening

Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain.

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 Slime Time/Rock Stars

Slime Time - Nature Cat can't wait to play with his favorite yarn ball! But when he goes to take it out of its super secret hiding spot? ...it's gone?! Where could it be? The gang sets out to find the culprit and rescue Nature Cat's favorite toy. Along they way they find help from an unlikely slimey source. Onward and Yarnw...

7:30 amCurious George Curious George Gets All Keyed Up/Gutter Monkey

Curious George Gets All Keyed Up: Betsy prepares to play the xylophone at a school concert one evening, and George, who has always been mesmerized by Betsy's music, volunteers to deliver the xylophone to Betsy's school while she goes to the beautician that afternoon. Betsy's brother Steve also promises to help, but when he ...

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes

The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, ...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food

Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables...with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with t...

9:00 amSesame Street Pogo Games

Telly trains with a famous pogo coach to help him win at the Pogo Games.

9:30 amPeg + Cat The Polka Dot Planet Problem/the Mardi Gras Problem

The Polka Dot Planet Problem - Polka Dot Planet. When Peg's space ship breaks down, she needs the help of a new friend who communicates without speaking. Primary Content: Representing numbers using objects and numerals. Secondary Content: Defining two dimensional shapes by number of sides, patterns. The Mardi Gras Problem -...

10:00 amDinosaur Train The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don stumble upon a mystery when they find unhatched eggs on their beach, The mystery grows when some of the eggs are stolen. Don and Buddy become detectives and suspect that maybe Tiny, Shiny, or other friends may be stealing the eggs. They're not. Soon, all the kids join in to solve the mystery, as they figure ou...

10:30 amDinosaur Train Double-Crested Trouble/Erma and the Conductor

While riding the Dinosaur Train, Buddy and Tiny meet Dylan and Devlin Dilophosaurus, twin brothers with amazing double-crests on their heads. Dylan and Devlin like to compete over everything from getting the best seat on the train, to being the best hunter. After Tiny and Buddy spend time with the brothers, they show them h...

11:00 amSuper WHY! Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery

The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house!

11:30 amThomas & Friends Happy Engines

Henry's Happy Coal - Henry is given a special of taking a very important visitor around Sodor. When Henry visits the Steam Works he is teased by 'Arry and Bert for needing to use special coal. Henry wants be like the rest of the Steamies and use normal coal instead of his special coal. When Henry tries to steam through Sodo...

12:00 pmSesame Street Pogo Games

Telly trains with a famous pogo coach to help him win at the Pogo Games.

12:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Name That Sound/fabulous Feathers

Name That Sound - Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. But the Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! That didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Crick...

1:00 pmCurious George Grease Monkeys In Space/Pinata Vision

Grease Monkey in Space: The Man with the Yellow Hat's dream of space travel is finally coming true! He's been assigned to repair a large telescope, but on the day of the big launch Professors Wiseman, Pizza and Einstein realize that it's actually a two-man - or rather, a one-man and one-monkey - job. Soon it's up to George ...

1:30 pmCurious George Curious George Gets All Keyed Up/Gutter Monkey

Curious George Gets All Keyed Up: Betsy prepares to play the xylophone at a school concert one evening, and George, who has always been mesmerized by Betsy's music, volunteers to deliver the xylophone to Betsy's school while she goes to the beautician that afternoon. Betsy's brother Steve also promises to help, but when he ...

2:00 pmArthur Do You Speak George?/World Girls

Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language, and George can't make sense of what anyone is saying.

2:30 pmNature Cat Slime Time/Rock Stars

Slime Time - Nature Cat can't wait to play with his favorite yarn ball! But when he goes to take it out of its super secret hiding spot? ...it's gone?! Where could it be? The gang sets out to find the culprit and rescue Nature Cat's favorite toy. Along they way they find help from an unlikely slimey source. Onward and Yarnw...

3:00 pmReady Jet Go! Tiny Blue Dot/Earth Camping

'Tiny Blue Dot' - A rollicking, song-filled recap of the Propulsion family's mission to Earth - as intergalactic travel writers, they really know their way around the Milky Way, and know the difference between a lovely, livable 'Goldilocks Planet' like Earth, and the other, way less-livable planets! Curriculum: The Earth is...

3:30 pmOdd Squad And Then They Were Puppies/A Case of the Sillies

And Then They Were Puppies - When every agent turns into a puppy, it's up to Agent Ohlm to save the day. Curriculum: Understanding maps; Position, location and direction A Case of the Sillies - Dr. O gets an odd illness called the Sillies. Curriculum: Measurement; Using standard measurement to measure capacity and length.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Chameleons On Target

Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her 'inventuring', but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Fossa Palooza

Chris, bummed that the gang must leave Madagascar without ever having seen amazing fossa, accidentally falls out the hatch of the Tortuga in mid-flight and lands deep in an island forest - amongst a group of the very creatures he longed to find!

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Stanley Saves the Day/milo Goes For Gold

Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athle...

5:30 pmWordGirl First One to Win Wins/A Little Bigger Wordgirl

FIRST ONE TO WIN WINS - At the Botsford house, TJ has turned everything into an impossible competition, causing Becky to grow more and more frustrated every time she loses. When the Butcher steals Mrs. Von Hoosinghaus' prize poodle, Becky is eager to suit up as WordGirl and finally claim victory. But is it possible WordGirl...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage.

8:58 pmCarpenters: Close to You (My Music Presents)

A chronicle of the Carpenters' career, featuring insights from Richard Carpenter, Herb Alpert, Paul Williams, Burt Bacharach and Petula Clark; home movies; concert performances; studio recording sessions; and archival TV appearances. Songs include "Yesterday Once More," "Dancing in the Street," "Ticket to Ride," "(They Long...

10:30 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.

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