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Pledge Programs for Fri June 14, 2013

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12:00 amEasy Yoga for Easing Pain

Based from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Easy Yoga for Easing Pain will feature Peggy both explaining and demonstrating why yoga can effectively alleviate the pain in painful joints. And to further reinforce the value of incorporating yoga as part of daily living, we will track five or six individuals whom Peggy ...

1:00 amHelen of Troy

Bettany Hughes (THE SPARTANS) travels across the eastern Mediterranean on an epic journey to find out the truth about Helen of Troy, known as "the face that launched a thousand ships." She has been blamed for causing the Trojan War, a conflict that resulted in countless deaths. During her own voyage in Helen's wake, Bettany...

3:00 amNature Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air

High-speed footage of hummingbirds accents this look at the paradoxical creatures, which are among the tiniest birds yet also some of the toughest and most energetic.

4:00 amNOVA Ape Genius

Experts zero in on what separates humans from our closest living relatives.

5:00 amGED Connection Grammar and Usage

This episode looks at basic grammar and sentence components. Issues of noun/pronoun agreement within a sentence and within a posessive conte xt are discussed. Writers relate how verb tense, agreement and form af fect clear writing. Teachers look at the value of adjectives and adver bs for well-defined meaning within a sente...

5:30 amGED Connection Spelling, Punctuation and Capitalization

The importance of proper spelling, punctuation and capitalization to c oncise and readable writing is the focus of this episode. Teachers go over the types, the uses and the rules of punctuation marks. Other gue sts discuss spelling rules and issues, such as common mispellings and devices for remembering how words are spell...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data

The role and importance of evaluation and the effective presentation of data.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Orientation

An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.

7:00 amCurious George Feeling Antsy / Maple Monkey Madness

George spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Night Lights / Go Snails Go!

The Cat shrinks Sally, Nick and himself so they can meet and learn about fireflies; the kids learn about snails on a snail expedition with Cat.

8:00 amSuper WHY! Jasper's Cowboy Wish

Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do.

8:30 amDinosaur Train The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers / Dads' Day Out

The Pteranodons enjoy a synchronized-swimming show while on an underwater trip to see brothers Max and Mitch Michelinoceras. Also: Dads' Day at the Big Pond is interrupted by rain, sending everyone scurrying into a cave.

9:00 amSesame Street Great Vibrations

Bob is conducting a class of kids playing different musical instruments. Abby walks by and is amazed by the beautiful music. Bob offers to teach her, but first, she needs to choose an instrument. Suddenly, Grover appears carrying a small salesman suitcase filled with different instruments. He takes out a violin, and Bob exp...

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Something Special for Dad / I Love You, Mom

Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter. Daniel wants to surprise Mom Tiger with her favorite banana bread.

10:30 amSid the Science Kid Sid's Special Dad Day

Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside -- but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun.

11:00 amWordWorld Castles in the Sea / Get Your Coat

While playing in the sand on the beach, Duck and Shark discover the perfect home for Shark: a sand castle!

11:30 amBarney & Friends For the Fun of It / Starlight, Star Bright

After BJ sees Terry play basketball, he wants to learn the teenager's fancy moves.

12:00 pmCaillou Caillou Explores

Caillou's Shadow: Caillou likes it when Miss Martin calls him a shadow scientist...so much so, he's afraid to admit he doesn't know everything about shadows! When Caillou's curiosity gets the better of him, he learns it's much easier to find the answers you're looking for when you ask questions. Educational Objective: Not b...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure

Red and her friends are having a picnic in the park, but she has no energy to join in the fun. Could it have something to do with her unhealthy snack choices?

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Great Race / Tummy Trouble

T-Bone finds himself in a contest with Mac. He doesn't win, but he does his best.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers / Dads' Day Out

The Pteranodons enjoy a synchronized-swimming show while on an underwater trip to see brothers Max and Mitch Michelinoceras. Also: Dads' Day at the Big Pond is interrupted by rain, sending everyone scurrying into a cave.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Night Lights / Go Snails Go!

The Cat shrinks Sally, Nick and himself so they can meet and learn about fireflies; the kids learn about snails on a snail expedition with Cat.

2:30 pmCurious George Feeling Antsy / Maple Monkey Madness

George spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about.

3:00 pmArthur Three's a Crowd / 'A' Is for Angry

Prunella invites Marina to do yoga with her and her mom. Arthur competes with Brian in a checkers competition.

3:30 pmWordGirl Father's Day Dance-a-thon/big Is Botsford's Boss

Father's Day Dance-A-Thon It's Father's Day and the Butcher has big plans to mark the occasion. With Becky busy boogieing non-stop at the Father's Day Dance-a-thon, it's up to Captain Huggy Face to play the hero. But when WordGirl's trusty sidekick joins forces with the Butcher, will WordGirl be able to save the day - and h...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Tazzy Chris

Martin and Chris help the Tasmanian Wildlife Service tag Tasmanian devils in order to learn more about them. They also try to stop a Zach Varmitech plot to create a new Zachbot from the creatures.

4:30 pmThe Electric Company The Limerick Slam

Jessica and Manny compete in the annual Limerick Slam.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks TD and the Steak Tree / TD and Martha Gopher Broke

Weaselgraft and Pablum con TD into buying a "steak tree" that, he discovers, sprouts flowers instead of sirloins; Martha joins TD and TD's dad in trying to stop a gopher from eating all of the crops at CK's farm.

5:30 pmCyberchase Father's Day

It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year.

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

Former State Treasurer and Public Service Commissioner George Wallace Jr. joins us to discuss this week's 50th anniversary of his father's infamous 'stand in the school house door' at the University of Alabama. We're also joined by Rep. Steve Clouse of Ozark, the co-chair of the Ways and Means General Fund Committee, who d...

9:00 pmThe Ed Sullivan Comedy Special

Mary Tyler Moore hosts this look at comedy greats who appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show," including Jack Benny, Victor Borge, George Carlin, Phyllis Diller, Jackie Gleason, Bob Hope and more. (George Carlin pictured)

11:00 pmEd Slott's Retirement Rescue For 2013!

Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. Ed Slott's RETIREMENT RESCUE for 2013! is a fully-updated version of his hit program RETIREMENT RESCUE. The program is a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retireme...

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