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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 amFrontline Football High

High school football has never had a higher profile, with nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports websites. But as high school players grow bigger, faster and stronger, there are growing concerns about the health and safety of these young players. Frontline investigates.

2:00 amPOV The City Dark

A fascinating look at the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars.

3:00 amGuns in America

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

4:00 amWashington 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.

4:30 amCharlie Rose - The Week

This special Friday night offering will feature highlights of conversations with the week's guests on Rose's nightly PBS program. From studios in New York City and locations around the world, Charlie Rose talks to people in every field who have 'a great story to tell.'

5:00 amGED Connection Getting Ideas On Paper

Writers and writing instructors suggest a few techniques for creating writing ideas. Free writing allows words and ideas to flow more easily by eliminating the issue of editing. Journal and diary writing captur e images and ideas that a writer can use for reference. Writers can be come more comfortable with writing by using...

5:30 amGED Connection The Writing Process

This episode explores how written pieces are created and structured. W riting experts suggest various methods, such as freewriting and brains torming, that can be used to come up with ideas for written pieces. Th ese methods can also help a writer discover the structure of the piece . Guests also discuss the importance of r...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Interviewing

How to prepare for the job interview.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Ready to Work

Understanding and demonstrating work-readiness skills.

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 The Burrowers / Shiny's Sea Shells

The Pteranodon family meet a family of burrowing dinosaurs who put on a "Cirque de Soleil"-type show every night; Shiny makes friends with a hermit crab while looking for sea shells with Buddy, Tiny and Don.

9:00 amMartha 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.

9:30 amWordGirl The Rise of Miss Power, Part 1/the Rise of Miss Power, Part 2

There's a new super hero in town! Miss Power has come to earth from outer space along with her sidekick, Captain Giggle Cheeks. WordGirl is excited for Miss Power to teach her everything she knows. But is Miss Power really a super hero? Or could she be a super villain? / Besides using her super strength and super speed to d...

10:00 amClifford the Big Red Dog Topsy Turvy Day / Clifford's Charm School

It's Topsy Turvy Day, so Jetta and Emily "trade" dogs. Then Clifford is told to polish his manners for Mrs. Bleakman's book-club party.

10:30 amArthur 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.

11:00 amDr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled

Defeat unproductive habits now and find the tools necessary for living a satisfying life with spiritual teacher Wayne Dyer.

2:00 pmSalute to Vienna; A

Celebrate the musical heritage of Vienna in this lavish music and dance gala concert from the historic Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria. Hosted by world-famous mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade and Academy Award-winning actor and Vienna native Maximilian Schell, special guests include The Vienna Boys' Choir, Russell Watson, d...

4:00 pmVictor Borge: Comedy in Music!

Recently re-discovered funny skits include footage from the Andy Williams Show and Perry Como Show.

4:30 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage.

6:30 pmInside Foyle's War

In Inside Foyle's War, we take a look at how this enormously popular, award-winning Masterpiece/Mystery! series has captured loyal fans for over 10 years. The series star, Michael Kitchen as DCS Christopher Foyle, is the articulate sleuth in the sharp fedora who solves the intricate crimes penned by Anthony Horowitz. The sp...

8:00 pmThe Lady Vanishes: Masterpiece Mystery!

A young socialite suspects foul play when a woman inexplicably disappears from a train. This new adaptation of the classic thriller, made famous by Alfred Hitchcock and based on Ethel Lina White’s 1936 novel The Wheel Spins, also stars Keeley Hawes and Tom Hughes

9:30 pm'60s Pop, Rock & Soul

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

11:30 pmThe Blood Sugar Solution With Dr. Mark Hyman

Dr. Mark Hyman outlines underlying causes of diabesity and explains how to overcome the problem.

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