Pledge Programs for Tue August 20, 2019

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1:00 amO'Jays: Live In New York

Join the R&B supergroup for a concert featuring their greatest hits, fan favorites and new songs. Performances include "Love Train," "Use Ta Be My Girl," "For The Love Of Money," "Enjoy Yourself" and more.

2:30 amGreat Performances The Sound of Music

Enjoy a new U.K. production of the long-running hit that garnered the Best Musical Tony for 1959. 'The Sound of Music' is the inspiring true story of the von Trapp Family Singers' escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism.

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 Be Happy

Mary Ann will lift your spirits, posture, and leave you with a smile, happy feet and nimble fingers. The workout includes a brain workout with Gretchen and uses a small bell.

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 amNature Cat Earth Day Today/Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day Today - It's Earth Day today! Hooray! To celebrate, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal go on a nature hike over to Butterfly Hills. But they don't get too far because they keep running into plastic bags blowing in the wind. Upon closer inspection, they see these plastic bags come from a local supermarket, so Natur...

7:00 amWild Kratts The Blue and the Gray

Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a...

7:30 amMolly of Denali Sukis Bone/Brand New Flag

When Suki digs up an old bone tool covered with markings, Molly, Tooey, and Oscar discover the playful pooch has made an important archeological discovery. Now everything the kids find by the river could be an ancient artifact, including a round, washer-like object Oscar tied to a kite and got stuck in a tree. / Inspired by...

8:00 amCurious George Submonkey/Double-o Monkey Tracks Trouble

When Professor Pizza's birthday present is dragged away by a strong ocean current, George volunteers to take an undersea adventure in a monkey-sized submarine to retrieve it. Can the curious little monkey locate a small package at the bottom of the ocean or will Pizza's present be forever lost at sea? Double-Oh-Monkey takes...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! Story of Smoothie/Andy The Giant

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9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Loves Tigey/Daniel Needs Tigey at School

Daniel Loves Tigey - Daniel gets upset when Margaret spills juice on his favorite stuffed animal, Tigey. Daniel learns how he can make himself feel better when he's upset. Daniel Needs Tigey at School - Daniel is having a hard day at school, but he knows just how to make himself feel better: by hugging his Tigey! Strategy: ...

9:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Learns to Ask First/Friends Ask First

Daniel Learns to Ask First - When Daniel needs a drumstick for his pretend marching band, he takes away a spoon that Margaret was using, which makes her cry. Dad Tiger teaches Daniel that he needs to ask first before taking something away from someone else. Friends Ask First - O the Owl is reading a story to his class at sc...

10:00 amSesame Street The Helpful Cloud

Elmo and Grover help Floatie the Cloud try finding a job on Sesame Street but Chris helps Floatie realize that she already has a very important job, being a cloud up in the sky, bringing rain to help plants and flowers grow and giving shade to keep everyone cool on hot sunny days.

10:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Whale of a Song/Pinkabubbles

The Pinkerton family is going whale watching with Captain Jolly! While at sea they discover a lost baby whale. Will Pinkalicious' whale song succeed in calling out to its mommy - one of Pinkville's great pink whales? / It seems like another fun-filled, bubble-blowing day in Pinkville - until Peter gets trapped in Pinkalicio...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 3/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 4

Dinosaur Big City Part III - The Dinosaur Train arrives in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City, and Buddy and the Pteranodon family explore the crowded 'dinosaur metropolis.' At the Theropod Convention, our kids reunite with Annie Tyrannosaurus and her parents Dolores and Boris, and they all meet the multi-horned mayor, Mayor ...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Take A Walk/Cotton Patch

Take a Walk - Sally and Nick are practicing to be in a three-legged race, but walking on three legs is hard! Well if anyone knows about walking, its Cat's friends Sid the centipede, Spinny the spider and Bugsy the beetle! They all teach the kids how they walk on many legs by keeping a steady pace and walking in a rhythm and...

12:00 pmSesame Street The Helpful Cloud

Elmo and Grover help Floatie the Cloud try finding a job on Sesame Street but Chris helps Floatie realize that she already has a very important job, being a cloud up in the sky, bringing rain to help plants and flowers grow and giving shade to keep everyone cool on hot sunny days.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Seal Sitters/from Ray to Zee

Splash and Bubbles stop to visit Tidy for the day, but find him exhausted from constantly cleaning up behind the new kelp forest resident, Tyke, a young female Pacific harbor seal pup. Splash and Bubbles try to help Tidy by seal-sitting the young seal pup, and quickly learn how hard it is to keep track of their curious and ...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Whale of a Song/Pinkabubbles

The Pinkerton family is going whale watching with Captain Jolly! While at sea they discover a lost baby whale. Will Pinkalicious' whale song succeed in calling out to its mommy - one of Pinkville's great pink whales? / It seems like another fun-filled, bubble-blowing day in Pinkville - until Peter gets trapped in Pinkalicio...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! Story of Smoothie/Andy The Giant

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2:00 pmNature Cat Earth Day Today/Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day Today - It's Earth Day today! Hooray! To celebrate, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal go on a nature hike over to Butterfly Hills. But they don't get too far because they keep running into plastic bags blowing in the wind. Upon closer inspection, they see these plastic bags come from a local supermarket, so Natur...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Seasquatch

The Kratt brothers' sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea's hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts ...

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Sukis Bone/Brand New Flag

When Suki digs up an old bone tool covered with markings, Molly, Tooey, and Oscar discover the playful pooch has made an important archeological discovery. Now everything the kids find by the river could be an ancient artifact, including a round, washer-like object Oscar tied to a kite and got stuck in a tree. / Inspired by...

3:30 pmOdd Squad The Curious Case of Pirate-Itis/Oscar The Couch

The Curious Case of Pirate-itis - Otto and Oscar try to stop Olive from turning into a pirate. Curriculum: Geometry; identifying three-dimensional shapes and comparing them to two-dimensional shapes. Oscar the Couch - Oscar accidentally turns himself into a couch. Curriculum: Number operations; solving addition and subtract...

4:00 pmOdd Squad Oona and the Oonabots/The Ninja Situation

Oona and the Oonabots - Oona uses her Oonabots to fix an odd problem. Curriculum: Coding; Spatial reasoning. The Ninja Situation - Odd Squad must go undercover to recover a stolen gadget. Curriculum: Fractions: partitioning simple shapes into halves, thirds, fourths, sixths and eighths.

4:30 pmArthur When Rivals Came to Roost/The Longest Eleven Minutes

When Mighty Mountain's school building gets flooded, the Lakewood Elementary students have to share everything with them: their classroom, their cafeteria food, and even their science fair secrets! / The Internet is out! How will Muffy post to her blog?! How will Buster research aliens?! Uh oh, looks like the gang will be s...

5:00 pmArthur Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies

The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard-Henry Skreever, of course-is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version ...

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 pmPBS Previews: Country Music

Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of COUNTRY MUSIC, the sweeping new series from director Ken Burns that explores the history of a uniquely American art form. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over ...

8:00 pmWoodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation: American Experience

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert that became a touchstone for a generation. The film brings the three-day concert to life through the voices of those who were present at what became the defining moment of the counterculture revolution.

10:30 pmStraight from the Heart: Timeless Music from the 60s & 70s (My Music)

Join Tony Orlando and Dawn for musical memories featuring the most popular singers and songs heard on the radio in the 1960s and 1970s. Performers include the Fifth Dimension, Dionne Warwick, Debby Boone, BJ Thomas, Lou Rawls and more.

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