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Pledge Programs for Thu August 15, 2013

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12:00 amTrans-Siberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock Theater

Paul O'Neill shows the past, present and future of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) through live video and interview segments taken over the last couple of years during their annual Winter Tour and from their debut rock theater tour "Beethoven's Last Night."

1:00 amNOVA Kings of Camouflage

Meet cuttlefish, which can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightening fast speed.

2:00 amTruth About Exercise with Michael Mosley

Whether you're running, swimming, cycling or hula hooping, we have always been told that doing regular exercise will improve our bodies and is one of the keys to a healthy and happy life. Our one-size-fits-all approach to maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle is very rarely questioned, but with recent advances in genetic...

3:00 amGuns in America

An unprecedented exploration of America's enduring relationship with firearms.

4:00 amFixing Juvie Justice

Innovators in Baltimore use ideas from New Zealand to try to fix America's juvenile justice system.

5:00 amGED Connection Data Analysis

This episode of GED connection focuses on Data Analysis. During the pr ogram the viewer learns how to read and interpret data on charts and g raphs and how to find averages. The GED test may require those taking it to interpret numeric information from graphs that use picture and s ymbols. A key or a legend is provided to f...

5:30 amGED Connection Statistics and Probability

This episode of GED Connection is called Statistics and Probability." In it, the host and guests talk about where statistics come from and how to calculate the likelihood of something happening. Examples are g iven about how and where statistics ome into play in our daily lives. Government officials use the national census ...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Matching Skills and Jobs

Tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Applying For Jobs

Understanding and using application forms and processes.

7:00 amCurious George Personal Trainer / Sprout Outing

Wiseman trains for a race with George's help in the Season 4 opener. Also: George is made an Honorary Junior Sprout and enjoys his first trip with the troop, whose Sprout Master is none other than the Man With the Yellow Hat.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Inside Out / Hear Here

With a shrunken Thingamajigger the kids go inside a bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there.

8:00 amSuper WHY! Baby Dino's Big Discovery

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has.

8:30 amDinosaur Train The Old Bird / Diamond Don

Buddy, Tiny, Mom and Petey Peteinosaurus meet Arlene Archeopteryx, who is both a bird and a dinosaur. Also: Shiny and Don have an adventure in a local cave.

9:00 amSesame Street Porridge Art

Baby Bear is excited to learn that his favorite porridge brand Quaker Porridge" is holding a Porridge Art Contest, where contestants create edible art of the Quaker Duck Man that's made of porridge. Alan mixes up a batch of porridge, Baby Bear runs off to get is art supplies, and Telly volunteers to pose as the Quaker Duck ...

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Royal Sandbox/daniel Says I'm Sorry

The Royal Sandbox: Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making sand pies in the sandbox. They decide to top off a sand pie with Prince Tuesday's royal crown, but they soon see that this wasn't such a good idea. They learn how to apologize to Prince Tuesday and make the situation better - by helping clean the crown and promising ...

10:30 amSid the Science Kid The Perfect Pancake

Sid learns about heat while investigating the secret behind his grandmother's always-perfect pancakes.

11:00 amWordWorld Playing Spies / Wee Little Whale

When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery. Then, Sheep rescues a tiny whale who is stuck in some seaweed.

11:30 amBarney & Friends Mother Goose / Fun With Reading

While playing in the caboose, BJ is surprised to learn that "The Land of Mother Goose" truly exists.

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! The Ugly Duckling

Princess Pea, whose dance recital is coming up, learns about the importance of practice and perseverance when the Super Readers fly into "The Ugly Duckling."

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Blanket Blues / Dino Clifford

Cleo borrows Clifford's favorite blanket and carelessly gets it dirty. Also: The dogs dig for dinosaur bones as part of a friend's college project.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train The Old Bird / Diamond Don

Buddy, Tiny, Mom and Petey Peteinosaurus meet Arlene Archeopteryx, who is both a bird and a dinosaur. Also: Shiny and Don have an adventure in a local cave.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Inside Out / Hear Here

With a shrunken Thingamajigger the kids go inside a bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there.

2:30 pmCurious George Personal Trainer / Sprout Outing

Wiseman trains for a race with George's help in the Season 4 opener. Also: George is made an Honorary Junior Sprout and enjoys his first trip with the troop, whose Sprout Master is none other than the Man With the Yellow Hat.

3:00 pmArthur The Chronicles of Buster / On This Spot

Buster becomes so obsessed with a DVD that he forgoes training for a class rock-climbing expedition. Arthur is flummoxed when his friends seem to care more about celebrity sightings than local historical spots.

3:30 pmWordGirl Who's Your Granny?/win A Day with Wordgirl

Who's Your Granny? Granny May decides to become more notorious by committing bigger crimes involving crazy contraptions. Meanwhile, Becky is frustrated that she does not appear in any yearbook photos since she always has to escape to fight crime as WordGirl. Will Becky/WordGirl ever be able to get her photo in the yearbook ...

4:00 pmWild Kratts Flight of the Pollinators

A miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee.

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 Too Many Marthas / Too Much Martha

Martha gets mixed up with another a dog on the day she is to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser.

5:30 pmCyberchase Jimaya Jam

Jules and the kids fall into an underground arena where they must play a game against three ghosts.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmBig Band Vocalists

Highlights the greatest 'crooners' and 'canaries' of the 1940s, including Perry Como and Doris Day.

9:00 pmEd Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969

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

11:00 pm'60s Pop, Rock & Soul

Includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats. Motown, Soul and Pop classics.

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