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Pledge Programs for Tue August 13, 2013

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12:00 amEasy Yoga for Arthritis With Peggy Cappy

The 'Yoga for All of Us' author effectively addresses arthritis relief through the practice of yoga.

1:00 amQueen Victoria's Empire The Moral Crusade / The Scramble for Africa

Examine the battle between Disraeli and Gladstone for control of the British government as well as the impact of British colonization in Africa.

3:00 amLafayette: the Lost Hero

This documentary chronicles the life and legend of the Marquis de Lafayette -- an intriguing, neglected and controversial figure in both the American and French Revolutions -- who at one time was the most famous man in the world. The film examines why a wealthy young French aristocrat would leave the comforts of the court t...

4:00 amEat, Fast and Live Longer with Michael Mosley

Michael Mosley has set himself a truly ambitious goal: he wants to live longer, stay younger and lose weight. But he wants to make as few changes to his life as possible along the way. And he thinks he's found the answer -- the ancient idea of fasting. Could the powerful new science behind this idea lead to a longer, health...

5:00 amGED Connection Ratio, Proportion and Percent

This program on Ratio, Proportion and Percent is the sixth of 13 progr ams on mathematics and the 32nd of 39 programs overall in the series, GED Connection. Many guests from various disciplines are featured in r oll-ins to explain the basics and how that knowledge is useful in diff erent jobs or settings. Ratios are fractio...

5:30 amGED Connection Measurement

This episode of GED Connection" covers measurement. It goes over the units of measurement that we use, when we use them, and how they're co nverted to other forms of measurement. It is explained that useful con versions will be supplied on the GED test for those who take it but th at it's a good idea to commit them to memor...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Orientation

An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Planning to Work

Emphasizes career planning and the role of work in people's lives.

7:00 amCurious George Movie House Monkey / Cooking With Monkey

The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. Also: George tries to find out what's wrong with Professor Wiseman's cooking.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! When I Grow Up / Doing It Differently

Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up.

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 King Cryolophosaurus / Buddy the Tracker

Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive dinosaur named King, who likes to sing. Also: Buddy and Don discover fossilized footprints near Big Pond that date back millions of years.

9:00 amSesame Street Rocco's Playdate

Elmo and Zoe have an arts and crafts play date, but Rocco, Zoe's pet rock, is upset that he doesn't have his own play date. Elmo volunteers to find a friend who is round for Rocco and brings in a balloon. But Rocco wants a friend with a face and hair. Alan overhears the problem and suggests using arts and crafts to make Roc...

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Safety Patrol/safety at the Beach

Safety Patrol: Today at school, the children are learning about traffic signs. Prince Tuesday comes for a special visit, wearing his crossing guard uniform. He takes the class on a walk through the Neighborhood and they practice their safety rules all along the way. Safety at the Beach: Daniel and Katerina are playing on Ju...

10:30 amSid the Science Kid My Shrinking Shoes

Sid thinks his shoes are shrinking when they no longer fit him, but he learns that while they're still the same size, he has grown.

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 Best in Show / Ducks and Fish

The kids decide to have a dog show, and then Barney sees Riff protecting a nest full of duck eggs. Together, they look for food for ducklings.

12:00 pmCaillou Big Time Caillou

Big Kid Caillou: Caillou's older friend Andre is coming over to play, but Caillou is a little worried that his toys are too 'little kid-ish'. He quickly hides his toys, filling his room with big-boy stuff (like car magazines and grown-up games)...only to find out Andre isn't quite ready for big-boy stuff either. Educational...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Boy Who Cried Wolf

No one believes Whyatt when only he hears Baby Joy speak her first words. As a result, the Super Readers enter "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and learn how to convince others to believe what one says.

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Doggie Detective / Camping It Up

K.C. leads the "doggie detectives" as they solve the mystery of the disappearing playground equipment.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train King Cryolophosaurus / Buddy the Tracker

Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive dinosaur named King, who likes to sing. Also: Buddy and Don discover fossilized footprints near Big Pond that date back millions of years.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! When I Grow Up / Doing It Differently

Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up.

2:30 pmCurious George Movie House Monkey / Cooking With Monkey

The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. Also: George tries to find out what's wrong with Professor Wiseman's cooking.

3:00 pmArthur So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/the Best Day Ever

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become…a bully? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that teasing someone, after they've asked you to stop, is a form of bullying. The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoo...

3:30 pmWordGirl The Rise of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise of Miss Power, Part 4

Miss Power has taken the bullying thing way too far and WordGirl doesn't like being associated with such a mean person. But when WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she gets belittled and stripped of her super hero star. Dejected and sulking, Becky goes home to her family. But Miss Power is there to take Mrs. Botsford...

4:00 pmWild Kratts To touch A Hummingbird

Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch a Hummingbird! Science Concept: Flight, energy.

4:30 pmThe Electric Company Lost and Spaced

At the science fair, Lisa and Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside a model of the solar system!

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Cora! Cora! Cora! / Cora Encore!

When Kit leaves her dog to travel with an acting troupe, Martha and actor Ham Johnson hatch a plan.

5:30 pmCyberchase Size Me Up

The kids cope with disparities in scale and size and use their brainpower to stop Hacker's plan.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmEd Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969

An amazing line-up of original 60s performers showcase their biggest rock hits from 1966 - 1969.

9:00 pmMy Music 101: Superstars of Seventies Soul Live

This is a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of legends — all original performers singing their greatest jammin’ hits. Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts the historic reunion of classic recording artists of the decade, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, H...

11:30 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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