Pledge Programs for Wed March 13, 2019

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1:00 amNitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin' Back

Celebrate the groundbreaking band's musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.

2:30 amRoy Orbison: Black & White Night 30

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of an iconic concert with an all-star cast including Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J. D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits and Jennifer Warnes. Newly edited and remastered.

4:00 amSurvival Guide for Pain-Free Living with Peggy Cappy

Learn how easy-to-do stretches and other yoga moves can help relieve pain. Peggy Cappy joins yoga and neuromuscular therapist Lee Albert to offer effective strategies for alleviating symptoms and moving towards a pain-free life.

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 Brain and Balance

This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance.

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 Mystery of the North Pole Penguins?

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investig...

7:00 amNature Cat Daisy's Wildflower Round-Up/A Party for Squeeks!

Follow Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors.

7:30 amCurious George Curious George Goes for 100/Fearless George

Curious George Goes for 100 - It's Lake Wannasink Lake's 100th anniversary and George is in charge of the main attraction - the town's 100-year-old-flag with 10 stripes and 100 stars. When the stripes accidentally blow away, George runs around the countryside to retrieve them. Can George reassemble the flag in time for the ...

8:00 amLet's Go Luna! You Froze My Shorts/What A Matryoshka

When the Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm, the kids and Luna search for ways to keep warm. / In Moscow, Leo orders a Russian nesting doll for Senor Fabuloso, but accidentally gets an absurdly huge one!

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniels Lunch/Daniels Toy

Daniels Lunch - Daniel is excited to eat the special lunch Dad Tiger made for him - an egg salad sandwich! When Miss Elaina declares she doesn't like egg salad, Daniel gets upset. They learn that it's okay to like different things, but they should always be kind to one another. Daniels Toy - Daniel Tiger goes to the park to...

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Snowflake Day!

In this thirty minute holiday musical episode, the Neighborhood is celebrating Snowflake Day! Daniel has a very important role as the snowflake in the Neighborhood's Snowflake Day Show and he can't wait to say his lines! The Enchanted Garden is full of excitement and winter cheer as everyone pitches in to make the celebrati...

9:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Monkey Dance/Royal Peacock Dance

Pinkalicious and Peter are surprised when they find a monkey outside their treehouse! While their new friend is lots of fun, she's also a bit of a trickster - and pretty messy! What will Mommy say when she finds the kids monkeying around with Maisy the monkey? / Pinkalicious' class is putting on a dance recital and whoever ...

10:00 amSesame Street Street Food

There's a food festival on Sesame Street today with food from countries from around the world. Chris, Elmo and Abby try foods from China, Japan, South Africa and India. But Rudy is hesitant to try new foods, because he's not sure he'll like them. When Chris explains that he won't know until he tries, Rudy decides to try pal...

10:30 amSplash and Bubbles Lu The Explorer/I've Got Rhythm?

Splash takes his pals to go see his friend, LU, a fearless explorer in the deep. He has met Lu in his travels, and she has been an inspiration for Splash. Lu turns out to be a female football fish (the 'Lu' stands for 'bio-LU-minescent') who leads them on an adventure in the abyss. / Wave, the octopus, loves the musicality ...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Tiny and the Crocodile/Meet The Grandparents

Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp to meet Deanna Dienosuchas, a 40 foot crocodile with many big teeth, and a crabby attitude. Tiny leads the way to warm up Deanna who turns out to be more friendly and less scary than our kids imagined. The Pteranodon kids have special visitors - their Grandma and Grandpa! The kid...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders

Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but 'what goes up must come down' says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Snee...

12:00 pmSesame Street Street Food

There's a food festival on Sesame Street today with food from countries from around the world. Chris, Elmo and Abby try foods from China, Japan, South Africa and India. But Rudy is hesitant to try new foods, because he's not sure he'll like them. When Chris explains that he won't know until he tries, Rudy decides to try pal...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Boy Who Drew Cats

Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Monkey Dance/Royal Peacock Dance

Pinkalicious and Peter are surprised when they find a monkey outside their treehouse! While their new friend is lots of fun, she's also a bit of a trickster - and pretty messy! What will Mommy say when she finds the kids monkeying around with Maisy the monkey? / Pinkalicious' class is putting on a dance recital and whoever ...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! You Froze My Shorts/What A Matryoshka

When the Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm, the kids and Luna search for ways to keep warm. / In Moscow, Leo orders a Russian nesting doll for Senor Fabuloso, but accidentally gets an absurdly huge one!

2:00 pmNature Cat Daisy's Wildflower Round-Up/A Party for Squeeks!

Follow Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors.

2:30 pmWild Kratts Mystery of the North Pole Penguins?

The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investig...

3:00 pmWild Kratts Stars of the Tides

When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. must use the creature powers of the i...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Shapely University/Slow Day

Shapely University - Agents compete against rival Odd Squad agents to solve an odd problem. Curriculum: geometry and spatial sense, parallel lines, parallelograms. Slow Day - Otis and Olympia investigate why people in town are stuck in slow motion. Curriculum: data collection and analysis, geometry and spatial skills, under...

4:00 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...

4:30 pmArthur My Club Rules/Stolen Bike

The kids end up alone when they each create their own clubs. Francine pretends her bike is stolen.

5:00 pmArthur Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve

This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In 'Arthur's First Sleepover,' the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. Arthur has a hard time staying up to ...

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Astronaut Ellen Ochoa!

When Astronaut Ellen Ochoa comes to visit the DSA and review an engineering project, she runs into the kids, who are running Sean's lemonade stand to raise money for a rocket to Mars. They end up hanging out with her before her DSA meeting. They solve an engineering problem together, which inspires Ellen to use the same sol...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmKen Burns: The National Parks

Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation's magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.

8:30 pmFeel Better Fast and Make It Last with Daniel Amen, MD

In a brand new program for public television, neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and 10-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen shows you how to boost your mood and overcome anxiety and worry by giving you 7 simple brain-based strategies to feel better fast and make it last. Amen will show the strategies taught to...

10:30 pmRick Steves' Tasty Europe

In RICK STEVES' TASTY EUROPE, travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the Continent. Join Rick as he slurps seasonal raw herring in Holland and then savors a farm-to-table country...

11:00 pm3 Steps to incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.d.

Joel Fuhrman offers a healthy, effective and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly.

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