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12:00 amNature India's Wandering Lions

As India's population booms, her legendary wildlife has been squeezed almost out of existence. But the commitment of the Indian people to preserve their wildlife is surprising- leading even to bringing back what has been lost. Against a backdrop of teak forest, farmland and villages, this film explores the extraordinary sto...

1:00 amFood: What The Heck Do I Eat? with Mark Hyman, Md

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also exp...

3:00 amMemory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Amen, MD, explains how you can improve your memory and even rescue it if you think it's headed for trouble. Amen examines 11 major risk factors that destroy brain function and explains the steps you can take to prevent or treat them.

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 Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability

This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.

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! A Sweet Deal/King of Swing

A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their 'cafe'. What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. Back at home, Sally and Nick follow Eddy's example and proudly serv...

7:00 amNature Cat Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania

Plants Got the Moves - Daisy has being getting ready for months for the Animal Science Fair, which is later on in the woods. Man-oh-man is Daisy ready with her terrific exhibit, which shows how bean seeds grow. But before going to the fair, a gust of wind blows, knocking over her science fair project and ruining it. Daisy n...

7:30 amCurious George Monkey Underground/Cat Mother

Cat Mother - Professor Wiseman entrusts George with Lucky, a tiny kitten too young to take care of herself. It's love at first sight for Lucky when she meets her first dog - Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund. But it's not such a fast friendship for Hundley, who sneezes when Lucky affectionately rubs against him. Hundley's ...

8:00 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Dream Salon/The Duck Stops Here

At the Dream Salon, Pinkalicious gets the hair style of her dreams, which turns out not to be so dreamy after all. Peter is excited when a pink duckling mistakes him as its Ducky Daddy, but he and Pinkalicious soon learn that having a duckling follow them around is not all it's quacked up to be.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood The Lemonade Stand/Mad at the Beach

The Lemonade Stand - Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making a lemonade stand together. But when they don't agree about how to hand out the lemonade, they need to learn to express their mad feelings so they can find a solution...and provide lemonade for their neighbors! Mad at the Beach - Daniel is at the beach with Miss Ela...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel and Margaret Visit the Farm/Fireflies and Fireworks

Daniel and Margaret Visit the Farm - Daniel heads to the Neighborhood Farm where Chrissie is riding a horse. When Chrissie encourages Daniel to take a turn, Daniel is nervous about riding a horse for the very first time. He soon learns that having a friendly hand to hold can help you face your fears! Fireflies and Fireworks...

9:30 amSplash and Bubbles The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury?

After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. In order to bring back his good luck, Dunk is determined to get rid of the rock in the most permanent way possible: dropping it in the molten magma of the volcano located far down in the deep. / Maury, who's always 'spreading ...

10:00 amSesame Street Abby's Sock Solution

Abby tries to help Chris after he loses a sock while doing his laundry, but her efforts create chaos as she conjures up dancing socks.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Rumpelstiltskin

Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstilt...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Iggy Iguanodon/Shiny Can't Sleep

Iggy Iguanodon - The Pteranodon family continues their World Tour and meets Iggy Iguanodon, a funny chap who shows them his unique way of walking while leading our family to some white cliffs where Dad is very excited to fish and dine! Shiny Can't Sleep - Shiny gets homesick while the Pteranodon family is away from home on ...

11:30 amPeg + Cat The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem

The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wron...

12:00 pmSesame Street Abby's Sock Solution

Abby tries to help Chris after he loses a sock while doing his laundry, but her efforts create chaos as she conjures up dancing socks.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury?

After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. In order to bring back his good luck, Dunk is determined to get rid of the rock in the most permanent way possible: dropping it in the molten magma of the volcano located far down in the deep. / Maury, who's always 'spreading ...

1:00 pmCurious George Monkey Underground/Cat Mother

Cat Mother - Professor Wiseman entrusts George with Lucky, a tiny kitten too young to take care of herself. It's love at first sight for Lucky when she meets her first dog - Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund. But it's not such a fast friendship for Hundley, who sneezes when Lucky affectionately rubs against him. Hundley's ...

1:30 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Dream Salon/The Duck Stops Here

At the Dream Salon, Pinkalicious gets the hair style of her dreams, which turns out not to be so dreamy after all. Peter is excited when a pink duckling mistakes him as its Ducky Daddy, but he and Pinkalicious soon learn that having a duckling follow them around is not all it's quacked up to be.

2:00 pmNature Cat Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania

Plants Got the Moves - Daisy has being getting ready for months for the Animal Science Fair, which is later on in the woods. Man-oh-man is Daisy ready with her terrific exhibit, which shows how bean seeds grow. But before going to the fair, a gust of wind blows, knocking over her science fair project and ruining it. Daisy n...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Honey Seekers

While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships.

3:00 pmWild Kratts Bass Class

Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tour...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Villains In Need Are Villains Indeed/Happily Ever Odd

Villains in Need are Villains Indeed - Odd Squad and villains work together to stop a giant robot. Curriculum: coding, code-breaking and computational thinking, mapping. Happily Ever Odd - The agents accidentally lose someone in headquarters. Curriculum: early algebra- solving for an unknown in the middle of an equation.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way/New Jacket Required

Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way - Otis and Olympia stop werewolf Olaf from turning back into a boy. Curriculum: money, subtraction strategies. New Jacket Required - Otis struggles with his new high-tech agent's jacket. Curriculum: negative numbers and simple operations.

4:30 pmArthur The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences

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 Caught in the Crosswires/Framed

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.

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! You Can Call Me Albedo/The Tide Is Hig

It's evening at the cul-de-sac, and the kids are looking at two asteroids through Sean's telescope - one is light-colored and one is dark. Meanwhile, Mitchell's dog Cody seems to have run away because he doesn't like the black sweater Mitchell put on him. The kids learn about how, just like asteroids, some things are easier...

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 pmFiring Line with Margaret Hoover

FIRING LINE WITH MARGARET HOOVER is a refreshing reprisal of William F. Buckley's iconic PBS program, a smart, civil and engaging contest of ideas. The series maintains the character of the original, conservative in its faithfulness to bedrock American values but diligent in its commitment to civility and the rigorous excha...

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 pmEva Hesse: American Masters

Eva Hesse was a German-born American artist who experienced a successful career during the late 1960s and early 1970s. She is one of the few women recognized as central to the New York art scene. This documentary traces Eva's path and investigates the creative community of 1960's New York and Germany.

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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