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1:00 amArchitect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour

Embark on a voyage through the career of architect Michael Graves and the influences that shaped him. Geoffrey Baer hosts.

1:30 amEllen DeGeneres: The Mark Twain Prize

The work of Ellen DeGeneres is celebrated as she receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

3:00 amIndependent Lens Detropia

Detroit was the birthplace of the middle-class; a great city that came with the guarantee of the American dream. Today, the Motor City is suffering from a bad case of post-industrialism. Hit with the deadly combination of myopic executives, corrupt politicians, severe racial tensions and a lack of innovation, Detroit now st...

4:30 amArchitect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour

Embark on a voyage through the career of architect Michael Graves and the influences that shaped him. Geoffrey Baer hosts.

5:00 amIn Performance at the White House Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

This year's Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song was given to Carole King - the first lady of pop music songwriting - whose career has crossed six decades. Performers include James Taylor, Billy Joel, Gloria Estefan, Emeli Sande, Trisha Yearwood and Jesse McCartney.

5:00 amIn Performance at the White House Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

This year's Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song was given to Carole King - the first lady of pop music songwriting - whose career has crossed six decades. Performers include James Taylor, Billy Joel, Gloria Estefan, Emeli Sande, Trisha Yearwood and Jesse McCartney.

6:00 amArthur The Curse of the Grebes / Arthur Changes Gears

The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach.

6:30 amMartha Speaks Nurse Martha / TD Gets the Scoop

Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant but has trouble understanding incomprehensible puppy talk.

7:00 amCurious George Up, Up and Away / Skunked

A tether, a basket, and a heap of hot air: George discovers that it takes all three for a balloon to score a successful lift-off. Also: George gets "skunked" by a strange-looking cat eating his peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Show Me the Honey / Migration Vacation

The Cat in the Hat, Sally and Nick discover how bees make honey.

8:00 amSuper WHY! The Swiss Family Robinson

When Little Boy Blue becomes stuck on a small island in Storybrook Pond, the Super Readers fly into "The Swiss Family Robinson" to learn how to help him.

8:30 amDinosaur Train Triassic Turtle / Tank's Baby Brother

Don meets a turtle that can retract its head into its shell. Also: Tank Triceratops feels left out when everyone dotes on his new baby brother.

9:00 amSesame Street Telly the Tiebreaker

Elmo, Zoe, Rosita and some friends are making a beautiful block house together but can't agree whether to put a square or circle on top. Alan helps them solve the problem by having them raise their hands for the one they like best. After counting up the votes, the square wins by one. Later, Zoe and Elmo want to sing a song ...

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play / Finding a Way to Play on Backwards Day

Daniel and Katerina are playing "house" at school, but all Prince Wednesday wants to play is "dinosaur." Miss Elaina plans a backwards play date.

10:30 amSid the Science Kid The Itchy Tag

Sid notices that the tag in his shirt is really itchy, and he wonders why it isn't soft like the rest of his shirt. At school, Sid and his friends explore and learn about the different textures around them: smooth, soft, bumpy and itchy...like his shirt tag!

11:00 amWordWorld Dog's Camping Adventure / V Is for Vacation

Pig and Frog take Dog on his first camping trip. Also: It's time for Duck to migrate, but he's not sure how to go.

11:30 amBarney & Friends Pistachio / Full Team Ahead

Barney is snacking on pistachios and can't stop! BJ learns that team sports are about friendship.

12:00 pmCaillou Games to Play

Finding fun ways to play is the theme today. Caillou, Clementine, and Leo are disappointed because they can't go to the zoo. They cheer up after Caillou's Mommy and Daddy help them pretend to be animals themselves. Also today, Caillou, Rosie, and Julie (their babysitter) go on a scavenger hunt and decide to make a surprise ...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Rolling Rice Cakes

The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole!

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Led Astray / Wedding Bell Blues

A visiting dog tries to lead Clifford astray, but he learns to stand up for his beliefs. Then, the kids wonder if marriage will change their teacher.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Triassic Turtle / Tank's Baby Brother

Don meets a turtle that can retract its head into its shell. Also: Tank Triceratops feels left out when everyone dotes on his new baby brother.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Show Me the Honey / Migration Vacation

The Cat in the Hat, Sally and Nick discover how bees make honey.

2:30 pmCurious George Up, Up and Away / Skunked

A tether, a basket, and a heap of hot air: George discovers that it takes all three for a balloon to score a successful lift-off. Also: George gets "skunked" by a strange-looking cat eating his peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

3:00 pmArthur The Curse of the Grebes / Arthur Changes Gears

The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach.

3:30 pmWordGirl A Vote For Becky / Class Act

It's Election Day! Mrs. Botsford is running for D.A. and Becky is running for student council president.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Termites vs. Tongues

Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites.

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 Nurse Martha / TD Gets the Scoop

Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant but has trouble understanding incomprehensible puppy talk.

5:30 pmCyberchase The Hacker's Challenge

The Season 8 opener finds Hacker challenging the CyberSquad to solve a series of puzzles in three hours. If they fail, he vows to turn the cybersite Solaria into a digital garbage dump.

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.

9:00 pmWoody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center

Celebrate the centennial of Woody Guthrie's birthday with John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, The Old Crow Medicine Show and more. Recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, this concert honors the music of America's great folk singer...

10:30 pmSuper Brain With Dr. Rudy Tanzi

Cutting-edge neuroscience research is used to show how we all can maximize our brain's potential.

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