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12:00 amRick Steves' Heart of Italy

In RICK STEVES' HEART OF ITALY, Rick delves deep into the Italian heartland - the place where la dolce vita is a way of life. Starting in Umbria, he connects with rustic, traditional culture: sleeping at an agriturismo (a farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made (and eaten), and hiking down into an...

1:00 amHenry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America

Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates' work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.

2:30 amConversation with Ken Burns

Go behind the scenes with the acclaimed documentary filmmaker in this career retrospective. A comprehensive interview with the historian and storyteller whose work has included The Civil War, Baseball, Jazz, The National Parks and The Vietnam War.

4:00 amAging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

Many people think that how they age - if they remain mobile, healthy, and pain free throughout their entire lives - is simply the result of luck. As though there's a randomness to it, or it's a lottery in which only a few winners enjoy golden years of youthful vitality. But did you know that you actually have a choice in ho...

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 Imagining Resistance

Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work.

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 amWild Kratts Choose Your Swordfish

Aviva challenges Martin and Chris to a fencing duel and tells them to choose their swords. The Bros can't decide, so she tells them if they pick their favorite billfish - swordfish, marlin or sailfish - she'll make them a Creature Power Suit. So they head out on a mission to explore the mysterious world of billfish. Science...

7:00 amNature Cat Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art

Lights Out For Sea Turtles! - Nature Cat and his pals are camping out on the beach! Sweet! While they're looking for seashells they run into Squeeks sea turtle friend, Celia, who just laid more than one hundred eggs. Squeeks wants to see the baby sea turtles up close and watch them run to the ocean. She hears the cuteness f...

7:30 amCurious George Monkey Hoedown/curious George Clowns Around

Monkey Hoedown - The Man with the Yellow Hat can't wait to join the Uptown Bluegrass Band for a good old-fashioned country hoedown. When George accidentally ruins the Man's guitar while trying to clean it, George and Allie decide to make a new guitar! With a shoestring, rubber band, fishing wire, and yoyo, George creates th...

8:00 amLet's Go Luna! Didgeridoo and Carmen Too/Not Home on the Range

In Sydney, Carmen misplaces a didgeridoo she's borrowed from a friend and learns that making a new one is not as easy as it looks / Leo wants to ride with his favorite cowboy uncle in Sydney, but first must overcome his secret fear of horses.

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Line Leader Daniel/Neighborhood Jobs

Line Leader Daniel: The children are getting new classroom jobs at school. Daniel really wants to be line leader! When he doesn't get the job he wanted, Daniel is disappointed. Soon he learns that all of the jobs are necessary to keep the classroom running smoothly. Neighborhood Jobs: Daniel and Mom Tiger are visiting the l...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Doesn't Want to Go Potty/Daniel Sits on the Potty

Daniel Doesn't Want to Go Potty - Daniel and Mom Tiger are meeting Katerina for lunch, and Daniel learns that it's important to try to go , potty before leaving the house. Daniel Sits on the Potty - Daniel is playing astronauts with Miss Elaina, but his tummy starts to hurt. He learns that sometimes when your tummy hurts, i...

9:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Pink Or Treat/Berry Scary

A huge storm has knocked out Pinkville's power lines just days before Halloween! It looks like the holiday will be canceled -- that is unless Pink-a-girl and Pirate Peter can find a way to save the day! / Pinkalicious, Peter, Rafael and Frida are off to collect berries for their homemade smoothies, but when they arrive at t...

10:00 amSesame Street Oscar The Kind

Oscar gets sick and instead of feeling grouchy he feels 'kind.' He shows Elmo and Baby Bear how easy and fun it is to be kind to others.

10:30 amSplash and Bubbles Lights Out!/Catching Some Zzzs

When Lu's light goes out, Lu has trouble attracting food and seeing down in the Deep, so the kids decide to show her a world filled with light - the reef. There they realize that Lu's light didn't go out, it's just covered with mud. / On a sleepover with Zee, Bubbles is fascinated to learn that Zee is nocturnal. Zee can't h...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Adventure Camp: Rafting/Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbing

For their second outing at Nature Trackers Adventure Camp, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and other friends learn about the tree line as they set out to hike up a mountain. Shiny is determined to get to the top of the mountain forest. Buddy wonders if they'll be able to see anything from the mountaintop through the tall trees. The...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! The Song Flower Solution/The Hard Weigh

Nick and Sally are trying to build a sandcastle but the sand is either too dry or too wet. Cat takes them to see the Song Flower Sisters, who need just the right mixture of water and soil before they'll sing. Through multiple trials, Nick and Sally learn the importance of recording procedures and of perseverance as they fin...

12:00 pmSesame Street Oscar The Kind

Oscar gets sick and instead of feeling grouchy he feels 'kind.' He shows Elmo and Baby Bear how easy and fun it is to be kind to others.

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Rolling Rice Cakes

Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it...in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep th...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Pink Or Treat/Berry Scary

A huge storm has knocked out Pinkville's power lines just days before Halloween! It looks like the holiday will be canceled -- that is unless Pink-a-girl and Pirate Peter can find a way to save the day! / Pinkalicious, Peter, Rafael and Frida are off to collect berries for their homemade smoothies, but when they arrive at t...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! Didgeridoo and Carmen Too/Not Home on the Range

In Sydney, Carmen misplaces a didgeridoo she's borrowed from a friend and learns that making a new one is not as easy as it looks / Leo wants to ride with his favorite cowboy uncle in Sydney, but first must overcome his secret fear of horses.

2:00 pmNature Cat Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art

Lights Out For Sea Turtles! - Nature Cat and his pals are camping out on the beach! Sweet! While they're looking for seashells they run into Squeeks sea turtle friend, Celia, who just laid more than one hundred eggs. Squeeks wants to see the baby sea turtles up close and watch them run to the ocean. She hears the cuteness f...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Choose Your Swordfish

Aviva challenges Martin and Chris to a fencing duel and tells them to choose their swords. The Bros can't decide, so she tells them if they pick their favorite billfish - swordfish, marlin or sailfish - she'll make them a Creature Power Suit. So they head out on a mission to explore the mysterious world of billfish. Science...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Liturgusa Krattorum

The Kratt Bros. are hanging out with Shadow, the Black jaguar cub, when they receive news that a scientist has just named a newly discovered praying mantis species after them - Liturgusa krattorum. It's time to celebrate. But Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata and Chef Gaston Gourmand are not happy. They feel the species should ...

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 O Is Not for Over

O is Not for Over - Olive and Otto face their biggest challenge yet. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; identifying and extending patterns and using deductive reasoning to solve problems.

4:30 pmArthur Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets

Desert Island Dish: When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But Arthur and the gang soon discover that they cannot survive - or pass their assignment - on junk food alone. By working together the kids learn about the importanc...

5:00 pmArthur D.W.'s Snow Mystery/Team Trouble

The kids search for a missing snowball. Buster, Francine and Arthur have trouble working together.

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Ain't No Mars Mountain High Enough/Treasure Hunt

Sunspot needs to climb one more mountain to join an elite space climbing club - and the mountain happens to be Mt. Sharp, on Mars! Jet convinces the kids to fly to Mars with Sunspot and join the mountain climbing expedition. With all the Earthie kids away for the day, Jet and Sunspot are left to their own devices. They noti...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmKoko - The Gorilla Who Talks

In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives. More than 40 years later, the now-famous Koko continues to redraw the line between people and animals. Koko died in June 2018 at the age of 46.

8:30 pmBrain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich

Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich, a neuroscience pioneer, reveals new information about the brain and shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains.

10:30 pmCapitol Journal 2019 (30 Minutes)

Capitol Journal provides nightly coverage of the Alabama Legislature's 2019 regular session. Don Dailey hosts.

11:00 pmRetire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott 2019

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?! Retire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott is a dynamic, all NEW program shot on locati...

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