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Pledge Programs for Fri August 16, 2013

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1:00 amGuns in America

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

2:00 amFixing Juvie Justice

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

3:00 amNature Outback Pelicans

100,000 pelicans arrive in the largest lake in Australia, which is created every ten years by rain.

4:00 amNOVA Kings of Camouflage

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

5:00 amGED Connection Introduction to Algebra

This episode of GED Connection focuses on Algebra. Algebra is a symbol ic language used to describe relationships among numbers. On the GED t est you'll be expected to know how to use algebra to simplify equation s, and how to solve for variables. You'll also need to know how to wor k with signed (positive and negative) num...

5:30 amGED Connection Special topics in Algebra & Geometry

This episode of GED Connection takes a look at patterns and shows how to solve problems by looking for constant relationships. It also takes a look at how to display solutions on a coordinate plane. The program starts out by looking at the kinds of patterns and how to look for co mmon threads within patterns. It then explai...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Applying For Jobs

Understanding and using application forms and processes.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Resumes, Tests, and Choices

Writing effective resumes and preparing for employment tests.

7:00 amCurious George The Big Picture / Juicy George

George and Steve paint an empty billboard with a picture to promote a book about endangered birds.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Bounce / Timmy Tippy Toe

Dr. Twiggles shows Nick and Sally how rubber is made and all the wonderful things rubber can make!

8:00 amSuper WHY! Beauty and the Beast

After Wolfy seems angry on a play date, Princess Pea and the Super Readers enter "Beauty and the Beast" in an effort to learn why.

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dinosaur Camouflage / Family Scavenger Hunt

Buddy and Tiny learn about camouflage when they meet a shy dinosaur who's very good at hiding. Also: The Pteranodon family travel to the Big Pond for a scavenger hunt.

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 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 No More Changes

Sid learns about change, and reviews lessons on decay, growth and heat.

11:00 amWordWorld The Race to Mystery Island / A Star Is Born

Pig and Frog are trying to out-do each other. Their competition results in a big race to Mystery Island. Also: Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing.

11:30 amBarney & Friends The Blame Game / Airplanes

Marcos accidentally breaks an art show project that Melanie has made. Afraid that she will be angry, he doesn't say anything, but then feels guilty.

12:00 pmCaillou Blast off to Space Caillou

Sharing the Rocketship: While shopping for a birthday present for Clementine, Caillou and Leo decide to go 'halvsies' on a toy shuttle. They try to share it, but squabbles inevitably arise. When Caillou worries that Leo isn't talking to him anymore he finally realizes his friendship is more important than any toy. Luckily f...

12:30 pmSuper 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.

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Cleo Gets a Cone / A Job Well Read

Cleo and T-Bone make fun of a dog wearing a "cone collar" to keep her from scratching herself. But then itchy Cleo must wear one, too.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Dinosaur Camouflage / Family Scavenger Hunt

Buddy and Tiny learn about camouflage when they meet a shy dinosaur who's very good at hiding. Also: The Pteranodon family travel to the Big Pond for a scavenger hunt.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Bounce / Timmy Tippy Toe

Dr. Twiggles shows Nick and Sally how rubber is made and all the wonderful things rubber can make!

2:30 pmCurious George The Big Picture / Juicy George

George and Steve paint an empty billboard with a picture to promote a book about endangered birds.

3:00 pmArthur The Cherry Tree / Matchmaker Matchbreaker

Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets.

3:30 pmWordGirl Tobey or Consequences / High Fat Robbery

While Tobey has a babysitter, WG and Tobey get into a battle of words on a real-live match of the game show "Crash or Pie."

4:00 pmWild Kratts The Gecko Effect

The gang uses a Miniaturizer to shrink down and learn how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces.

4:30 pmThe Electric Company Goodnight Robot

The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha to the Rescue / Martha Camps Out

Martha's attempts to become a doggie hero don't quite work out the way she plans. Also: Ronald warns Helen and Alice about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods.

5:30 pmCyberchase Castleblanca

The kids must collect and organize data to find which castle Hacker is hiding Dr. Marbles in.

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

Gwen Ifill looks at President Obama's condemnation of a military crackdown in Egypt, Attorney General Holder's push to scale back mandatory minimum sentences for low-level, non-violent drug offenders, and at Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden's 2016 ambitions.

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

(AUG. 16, 2013) Alabama Revenue Commissioner Julie Magee discusses the effort to finalize the rules surrounding tax credits under the Alabama Accountability Act. This, as schools across the state prepare to start a new year. State Representative Lynn Greer of Rogersville is also with us to talk about implementation of the ...

9:00 pmHe touched Me: the Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed with vintage photos, interviews and video footage, including some never-before-available scenes of Elvis's impromptu offstage gospel performances.

10:30 pm3 Steps to incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.d.

Joel Fuhrman offers a healthy, effective and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly.

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