Pledge Programs for Tue August 28, 2018

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12:00 amAustin City Limits Chris Stapleton/Turnpike Troubadours

Enjoy an hour of contemporary country music. The rock and soul-influenced Stapleton highlights his acclaimed second album From a Room Vol. 1. The jamming Troubadours draw from their latest record A Long Way From Your Heart.

1:00 amPOV Nowhere to Hide

Follow male nurse Nori Sharif through five years of dramatic change in one of the world's most dangerous areas: central Iraq. Here, hopes of a better future after the U.S. retreat in 2011 give way to the sudden rise of ISIS.

2:00 amMasterpiece Season 3, Episode: Three

A failed harvest incites food riots, which George handles harshly. Demelza and Ross get a family addition. Morwenna gets an unwelcome suitor in Rev. Whitworth. A clever plan to import grain foils George.

3:00 amMasterpiece Season 3, Episode: Four

With Dwight languishing in a French prison, Ross takes a desperate gamble. Drake joins Ross' mission after Morwenna breaks with him. George jockeys for a triumph in politics.

4:00 amMasterpiece Season 3, Episode: Five

Frogs drive George to the breaking point, leading him to set a trap for Drake. A gift from Geoffrey Charles proves deadly. Dwight's prison experience threatens his relationship with Caroline.

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.

5:30 amSit and Be Fit Functional and Fun Exercises for the Feet

This workout begins with a fun segment dedicated to keeping your feet happy and healthy.

6:00 amNightly Business Report

Every weeknight, the Emmy-winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

6:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Digging The Deep/Puddle Puzzle

Digging The Deep - Nick and Sally are exploring how deep they can dig in the sandbox. The Cat arrives to whisk them away to the deepest place he knows - the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean! They meet up with Aurilia the Angler fish who guides them to the very bottom of the ocean floor. Now that they've gone as deep as dee...

7:00 amNature Cat The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks

The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils! Tonight is the one night a year that the Queen of the Night cactus blooms but the flower only lasts for a few hours! Daisy has always wanted to go to the desert to see it. But to find the flower in the great big desert - and in time - Nature Cat and the gang are sure going to ...

7:30 amCurious George George Measures Up/Something New Under The Sun

George Measures Up - Chef Pisghetti is cooking one up for the records book - a strand of spaghetti that measures 30 feet! When the Chef leaves for an important appointment, George protects the noodle from being destroyed by a playful Gnocchi. Later, the Chef calls to ask George how tall the building next door is, but George...

8:00 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Gnome More Nonsense/Space Dancing

Pinkalicious and Peter are thrilled when they discover Norman the Garden Gnome living in their backyard. He is great at keeping the bunnies away from their flowers, but he's not so great at playing pretend. It's up to Pinkalicious to show Norman that using your imagination can be both helpful and fun! Pinkalicious and her f...

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 The House Hunt/Dolphin Games

Dive in with Splash and Bubbles, a new PBS KIDS series from the makers of Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train! Splash, Bubbles and their best friends Dunk and Ripple go on epic adventures, discovering marine biology and oceanography as they meet all kinds of

10:00 amSesame Street My Rakhi Family

Telly and Zoe help Leela celebrate the Indian holiday Rakhi.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Thumbelina

Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educ...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Erma Eoraptor/Under The Volcano

Erma Eoraptor - Buddy, Tiny, and Mrs. Pteranodon go on an expedition to find Erma Eoraptor, a member of the first species of dinosaur that ever lived. They venture off the beaten paths in the Triassic to find Erma, and then bring her back for a ride on the Dinosaur Train! Under the Volcano - Tiny, Buddy, and Mr. Pteranodon ...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The Cold Camel Problem/The Einstein Problem

The Cold Camel Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While Cleopatra is visiting Peg, her camel wanders off in search of a comfortable climate. Peg and Cat search the neighborhood with a giant thermometer to find him. The Einstein Problem - The Mega Mall. When Cat gets lost in the mall, Peg and her pal Al (Albert Einstein) track hi...

12:00 pmSesame Street My Rakhi Family

Telly and Zoe help Leela celebrate the Indian holiday Rakhi.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles The House Hunt/Dolphin Games

Dive in with Splash and Bubbles, a new PBS KIDS series from the makers of Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train! Splash, Bubbles and their best friends Dunk and Ripple go on epic adventures, discovering marine biology and oceanography as they meet all kinds of

1:00 pmCurious George George Measures Up/Something New Under The Sun

George Measures Up - Chef Pisghetti is cooking one up for the records book - a strand of spaghetti that measures 30 feet! When the Chef leaves for an important appointment, George protects the noodle from being destroyed by a playful Gnocchi. Later, the Chef calls to ask George how tall the building next door is, but George...

1:30 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Gnome More Nonsense/Space Dancing

Pinkalicious and Peter are thrilled when they discover Norman the Garden Gnome living in their backyard. He is great at keeping the bunnies away from their flowers, but he's not so great at playing pretend. It's up to Pinkalicious to show Norman that using your imagination can be both helpful and fun! Pinkalicious and her f...

2:00 pmNature Cat The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks

The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils! Tonight is the one night a year that the Queen of the Night cactus blooms but the flower only lasts for a few hours! Daisy has always wanted to go to the desert to see it. But to find the flower in the great big desert - and in time - Nature Cat and the gang are sure going to ...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Flight of the Draco

While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Glidi...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy

Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery 'Why do worms come above ground when it rains?' But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Negative Town/License to Science

Negative Town - The agents go to Negative Town to track down a villain. Curriculum: negative numbers. License to Science - Oona must pass her lab director's test or risk getting kicked off Odd Squad. Curriculum: odd and even numbers, early algebra, addition and subtraction.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Two Agents and a Baby/Ocean and the Fly

Two Agents and a Baby - Olympia and Otis are forced to babysit Baby Genius. Curriculum: solving for an unknown number, early multiplication, early division. Ocean and the Fly - Oona tells the story of when she switched bodies with a fly. Curriculum: measuring length and circumference.

4:30 pmArthur Molina's Mulligan/Buster Bombs

Based on the best-selling books by Marc Brown, "Arthur" is a popular animated series about a young aardvark, his family and friends. In each episode, Arthur and his gang guide us through stories that deal with real "kid issues" -- timeless difficulties and joys that all kids experience.

5:00 pmArthur So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully? The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their 'best days.' Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn'...

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Mindy and Carrot Bake/Commander Cressida Begins

While making a cake, Carrot and Mindy find they are one are short one ingredient, so they head to the store. But Carrot accidentally pushes a wrong button on the wagon's newly-updated control panel, and they take off into outer space! Using a diagram, methodical experimentation, and record keeping, Mindy and Carrot figure o...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmMister Rogers: It's You I Like

Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,' the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series.

8:30 pmHe Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

The intensity of Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed in the documentary He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley. Narrated by veteran newscaster Sander Vanocur, the special will be pledge tested on several public televisions in December 2002. Presley's story is told with vintage photos, ...

10:00 pmRay Stevens Cabaray Nashville Guest: John Rich, Part 1

'Shriner's Convention' (RAY); 'Young Love' (RAY); 'Battle of New Orleans' (JOHN & RAY); 'Like We Never Loved Before' (snippet); 'Mississippi Girl' (snippet)

10:30 pmDugger Mountain: Music Hall Jerry Salley 2016

The source of this down-home good time is the Dugger Mountain Music Hall, an unassuming white building where guitar pickers, banjo players, Southern gospel singers and musicians of all stripes show up - either from nearby front porches or as far off as Nashville and beyond - to share their talents with the community. But th...

11:00 pmBBC 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.

11:30 pmAmanpour 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.

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