Pledge Programs for Fri March 16, 2018

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1:00 amRoyal Wives at War

Take a fresh look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through dramatized monologues by the two women at its heart, the Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson, as they look back at the events that led to Edward VIII's decision to give up the throne.

2:00 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.

3:00 amNature My Congo

Vianet Djenguet has lived half of his life in Europe, yet his heart still lies in his homeland, his Congo. As a successful wildlife cameraman, Djenguet is returning to his roots to reveal the beauty and majesty of his country and the people within. His journey will be one of self-discovery as he travels up the Congo River t...

4:00 amNOVA Secrets of the Sun

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

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 amBBC World News

BBC WORLD NEWS: The latest global news from the world's largest news broadcaster. The newscasts contain all the most up-to-date news, interviews, analysis, business reports and world sports news.

7:00 amNature Cat Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web

Flamingo-a-go-go - While playing a game of nature I-spy, Squeeks spies something... pink?! Pink? What in nature is pink? Upon a closer look, the gang finds the source of the pink color, Lola, a flamingo who lost her flock while they were on their way to a new home. Lola doesn't remember where their new home was going to be!...

7:30 amCurious George George and Allie's Lawn Service/Curious George's Scavenger Hunt

George and Allie's Lawn Service - George and Allie are crazy about Mr. Renkins' new kids -- baby goats named Suzy and Sammy. But when the goats keep escaping their pen and chewing on everything in sight, can George and Allie find a way to keep their new friends penned up? Curious George's Scavenger Hunt - It's a race around...

8:00 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Snow Fairy/to Catch A Leaf

A freak snowstorm leaves Pinkville covered in pink snow - pinkamazing! Pinkalicious, Peter and Jasmine spend the day sculpting a snow fairy - Frostina. But the sun comes out and starts to melt the snow! Can Pinkalicious find a way to make Frostina last all year? / According to Rafael, if a falling leaf lands on your shoulde...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood So Many Feelings/Daniel's Many Feelings

So Many Feelings - Daniel is playing at school with Katerina and Prince Wednesday, but Prince Wednesday won't stop pretending to be a scary bear. That makes Daniel feel mad...but he's surprised to learn that Katerina and Prince Wednesday don't feel the same way. Daniel realizes the importance of sharing how you feel with yo...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Feels Two Feelings/The Neighborhood Carnival

Daniel Feels Two Feelings - Up, up and away! Daniel, Katerina, and O are excited to fly a kite, but get frustrated when they can't keep the kite in the air. They find out that it's ok to feel two feelings at the same time. The Neighborhood Carnival - The Neighborhood Carnival is in town, and Daniel can't stop thinking about...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy

Bubbles learns that every drop of ocean water is full of life, and decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. / Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner, a female garibaldi fish named Neat. Splash and his friends, however, get Mr...

10:00 amSesame Street Super Sitters

Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris babysit and learn how to take care of a baby.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Sleeping Beauty

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers ...

11:00 amDinosaur Train What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!

'What's at the Center of the Earth? Troglobites!' - The Drill Engine Train burrows into an underground limestone cave, where the Pteranodon Family meets some strange creatures without eyes called 'troglobites.' In a contest to see who would make the best troglobite, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don participate in a treasure hunt...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The T-Ball Problem/The Bus Problem

The T-Ball Problem - Purple Planet. Peg's T-Ball Team, the Mighty Nine, have no chance against a team of Aliens all-stars -- Unless Peg can use the Aliens' T-ball cards to predict where they'll hit. The Bus Problem - The Farm. When the Electric Eleven perform on the farm, the 100 chickens swipe the band's bus and drive it a...

12:00 pmSesame Street Super Sitters

Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris babysit and learn how to take care of a baby.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy

Bubbles learns that every drop of ocean water is full of life, and decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. / Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner, a female garibaldi fish named Neat. Splash and his friends, however, get Mr...

1:00 pmCurious George George and Allie's Lawn Service/Curious George's Scavenger Hunt

George and Allie's Lawn Service - George and Allie are crazy about Mr. Renkins' new kids -- baby goats named Suzy and Sammy. But when the goats keep escaping their pen and chewing on everything in sight, can George and Allie find a way to keep their new friends penned up? Curious George's Scavenger Hunt - It's a race around...

1:30 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Snow Fairy/to Catch A Leaf

A freak snowstorm leaves Pinkville covered in pink snow - pinkamazing! Pinkalicious, Peter and Jasmine spend the day sculpting a snow fairy - Frostina. But the sun comes out and starts to melt the snow! Can Pinkalicious find a way to make Frostina last all year? / According to Rafael, if a falling leaf lands on your shoulde...

2:00 pmNature Cat Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web

Flamingo-a-go-go - While playing a game of nature I-spy, Squeeks spies something... pink?! Pink? What in nature is pink? Upon a closer look, the gang finds the source of the pink color, Lola, a flamingo who lost her flock while they were on their way to a new home. Lola doesn't remember where their new home was going to be!...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old

Martin is hanging out with his pet Fruit fly Juice, when Juice suddenly dies. Even though Juice was young, he was pretty old for a Fruit fly. Jimmy wants to know if any animals can live to be over 100 years old. Soon the Wild Kratts are on a mission to discover the oldest creatures on earth! Science: Aging : Life cycles.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Extreme Cakeover/A Job Well Undone

Extreme Cakeover - When a virus that turns people into cakes spreads through Headquarters, the agents try to contain the outbreak. Curriculum: Data analysis; Sorting and classifying. A Job Well Undone - The agents compete to win Agents of the Month. Curriculum: Word problems involving numerical relations; Using a number lin...

4:00 pmOdd Squad Three's Company/Behind Enemy Mimes

Three's Company - Ms. O gets kicked out of her office due to odd infestations. Curriculum: Combining 3-D shapes. Behind Enemy Mimes - Ms. O needs the agents' help to track down her old partner, O'Donahue. Curriculum: Grouping; Multiplication.

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Date Night/Face on the Fritz

Date Night - When Jet realizes that it's the anniversary of Carrot and Celery's first date, he wants to recreate that first picnic they had on one of Bortron 7's moons. The kids all get involved to help create the perfect date night. Curriculum: It's hard to have a picnic anywhere in the Solar System besides Earth - here we...

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

Join moderator Robert Costa for a robust roundtable discussion with award-winning journalists who provide reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the nation's capital.

7:30 pmPortrayal & Perception: African American Men & Boys Media Men

This episode continues a series that reports on African American men and boys in positive and mentoring roles. 'Media Men' focuses on communications careers. Featured profiles include Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Tony Norman, WQED/PCNC/KDKA Radio host Chris Moore, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review photographer Sidney Davis, an...

8:00 pmCapitol Journal 2018

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Brown and Randy Scott.

9:00 pmCeltic Woman- Homecoming: Ireland

Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland's centuries-old heritage in this live concert filmed in Dublin. Celtic Woman combines the country's finest musical talents with epic stage production to present a uniquely inspiring live experience.

11:00 pmRetire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott

America needs Ed Slott now more than ever! Greedy Wall Street bankers and Congress have just upended 30+ years of the tax code - what does it all mean for you and your family!? And more importantly, how can you protect your hard-earned savings?!

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