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1:00 amNOVA Secrets of the Sun

Gain a greater understanding of our nearest star - one that might help keep our planet from going dark.

2:00 amDead Reckoning: War, Crime, and Justice from WW2 To The War On Terror The General's Ghost

See how laws and mechanisms for international justice are created in the wake of war crimes committed by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. General Yamashita's conviction for crimes against civilians establishes a command responsibility doctrine.

3:00 amDead Reckoning: War, Crime, and Justice from WW2 To The War On Terror The Blind Eye

Learn how the Cold War obstructs postwar justice and how atrocities in conflicts with large civilian tolls-such as Vietnam, Afghanistan and Guatemala-are concealed. Individuals make efforts to expose war crimes and identify the perpetrators.

4:00 amPlants Behaving Badly Sex & Lies

Revel in the ethereal beauty of orchids and examine their exotic flowers, which are shaped for one purpose - to attract pollinators. Many use sex as a lure, impersonating a female bee or wasp.

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills

Workplace Essential Skills teaches skills and attitudes necessary to succeed at work. Learners see how to prepare resumes and applications and how to prepare themselves for interviews and work. In-depth documentary and scripted footage shows learners what employers are looking for and how to thrive in a new job.

6:00 amAmanpour On PBS

This series, led by award-winning CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour, features conversations with global leaders and decision makers on the issues affecting the world today.

6:30 amBeyond 100 Days

The acclaimed BBC World News nightly public affairs show recorded in Washington, DC and London.

7:00 amNature Cat Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck

The Flight of The Firefly - While looking for fireflies in the backyard, Hal catches one so the gang can look closely at it and watch it glow. Hal names the firefly George and promises to watch it and hug it and then set it free which he does, but for some reason George doesn't want to fly away and hangs around Hal. George ...

7:30 amCurious George Honey of a Monkey/Curious George's Egg Hunt

Honey of a Monkey - George and Steve are in a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsy's honeycomb. Will their homemade beehive produce enough honeycomb in time for Betsy's Earth Day presentation, or will she be buzzing mad? Curious George's Egg Hunt - George and Allie have discovered an egg in the grass wit...

8:00 amPinkalicious & Peterrific All Tangled Up/Above The Clouds

It's Pinkville's Flower Festival and the whole town has gathered to plant flowers in the park. When an ordering mishap leaves Pinkville with balls of yarn instead of flowers bulbs, Pinkalicious rallies everyone to use the yarn to make the park pinkatastic. / It's a very windy day in Pinkville, so Pinkalicious and Peter deci...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Takes Care of Snowball/Margaret's Bathtime

Daniel Takes Care of Snowball - It's Daniels turn to take care of Snowball, the class pet, at home today. When Prince Wednesday invites Daniel to play, he has to decide the best thing to do: take care of Snowball or go and have fun with his friend. Daniel learns that it's fun to take care of others and it makes him feel hap...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Explores Nature/Daniel's Nature Walk

Daniel Explores Nature It's a beautiful day in the Neighborhood! Daniel and his family are spending the day outside exploring, when Daniel spots a beautiful red bird. As they watch the busy bird, they learn about how a bird's nest is built. But when the nest falls out of the tree, will Daniel and Katerina be able to help he...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles Partner Pals/Ultimate Hide and Seek

Splash and Bubbles have an argument and decide not to play together for a while. With the help of Dunk and Ripple, they learn how much better things go for each of them when they communicate and cooperate. Splash's friends think he is so good at hide and seek that they decide to challenge him to find sea creatures who can b...

10:00 amSesame Street Norberts Birthday

Rosita, Zoe and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Tiddalick The Frog

Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - lit...

11:00 amDinosaur Train What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!

'What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!' -- The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! Don is THRILLED to be venturing into the BIGGEST HOLE THE EARTH HAS EVER KNOWN! Shiny i...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem

The Magic Uke - Kingdom of Night/Kingdom of Day. Peg must trek through the Kingdom of Night to reach Cat. To cross the star-shaped steps, Peg needs to find lines of symmetry with the help of a magic ukulele. The Rocking Out Problem - Junk Yard. When Baby Fox makes a spectacular musical instrument out of junk, Peg and Cat ge...

12:00 pmSesame Street Norberts Birthday

Rosita, Zoe and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Partner Pals/Ultimate Hide and Seek

Splash and Bubbles have an argument and decide not to play together for a while. With the help of Dunk and Ripple, they learn how much better things go for each of them when they communicate and cooperate. Splash's friends think he is so good at hide and seek that they decide to challenge him to find sea creatures who can b...

1:00 pmCurious George Honey of a Monkey/Curious George's Egg Hunt

Honey of a Monkey - George and Steve are in a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsy's honeycomb. Will their homemade beehive produce enough honeycomb in time for Betsy's Earth Day presentation, or will she be buzzing mad? Curious George's Egg Hunt - George and Allie have discovered an egg in the grass wit...

1:30 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific All Tangled Up/Above The Clouds

It's Pinkville's Flower Festival and the whole town has gathered to plant flowers in the park. When an ordering mishap leaves Pinkville with balls of yarn instead of flowers bulbs, Pinkalicious rallies everyone to use the yarn to make the park pinkatastic. / It's a very windy day in Pinkville, so Pinkalicious and Peter deci...

2:00 pmNature Cat Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck

The Flight of The Firefly - While looking for fireflies in the backyard, Hal catches one so the gang can look closely at it and watch it glow. Hal names the firefly George and promises to watch it and hug it and then set it free which he does, but for some reason George doesn't want to fly away and hangs around Hal. George ...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Box Turtled In!

When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Happy Halfiversary/Good Egg Bad Egg

Happy Halfiversary - The agents celebrate an important milestone in their partnership. Curriculum: Using a calendar; Understanding how many days in a week and how many months in a year. Good Egg Bad Egg - The agents try to determine what kind of creature will hatch from an egg. Curriculum: Data Analysis and Measurement.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Night Shift/Put Me In Coach

Night Shift - The agents discover things are very different at Odd Squad at night. Curriculum: Mapping; Using Coordinates. Put Me In Coach - Coach O determines which agents get to visit the unicorns in Cloud Town. Curriculum: Measurement; Using a pan balance to measure relative weight.

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse Iss

Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - makin...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmJohnny Mathis - Wonderful Wonderful (My Music Presents)

Public TV celebrates 60+1 years of the legendary Johnny Mathis in this MY MUSIC Presents special presentation. All Johnny's favorites 'Chances Are, ' 'Twelfth of Never, ' 'Wonderful, Wonderful,' It's Not For Me To Say,' 'Too Much, Too Little Too Late' and more are all performed live.

9:00 pmJoe Bonamassa: Live at Carnegie Hall - An Acoustic Evening

On this very special all-acoustic concert, world-renowned platinum-selling Blues-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Joe Bonamassa is joined by an all-star ensemble of world-class musicians, including the acclaimed Chinese cellist and erhuist Tina Guo, whose repertoire stretches from classical to heavy metal; and Hossam Ra...

10:30 pmCapitol Journal 2018 (30 Minutes)

CAPITOL JOURNAL provides daily coverage of the Alabama Legislature with a studio inside the Alabama State House. Don Dailey hosts the half-hour nightly report, examining key issues and interviewing newsmakers. Reporters Karen Brown and Randy Scott follow action in the House and Senate.

11:00 pmThe Bee Gees One for All Tour - Live In Australia 1989

Enjoy the tight harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb as they perform their greatest hits, as well as some rarely heard selections, in this fully restored, newly mixed and mastered concert recorded in Melbourne.

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