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1:00 am10 Parks That Changed America

Explore the serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life, from Savannah

2:00 am10 Towns That Changed America

Visit influential towns across the country from Greenbelt, Maryland, and Seaside, Florida, to Riverside, Illinois, and Levittown, New York, that had a lasting impact on the way our cities and suburbs are designed.

3:00 amIndependent Lens Peace Officer

Meet Dub Lawrence, a crusading former sheriff whose investigations highlight the increasingly militarized state of American police. He established Utah's first SWAT team, only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff.

4:30 amSky Island

View the isolated volcanic Jemez Mountains range in Northern New Mexico - an island in the sky, surrounded by a desert sea. The film profiles this enchanting landscape and our place within it. Narration by Meryl Streep and N. Scott Momaday.

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 Breathing

Mary Ann offers several techniques to develop healthy breathing habits.

6:00 amCharlie Rose

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose engages the world's most fascinating individuals in one-on-one conversations and roundtable discussions.

7:00 amNature Cat Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It?

Kingdom of Rotting Log - Sound the royal horns! Baa-baaa-baaaa! Today, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy want to build their royal castle in the woods, for a day of royal play! But the build doesn't go so smoothly because there is a rotting log in the way of where they want to put their castle. In trying to remove the log,...

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 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Sharing at the Library/Daniel Shares with Margaret

Sharing at the Library - Daniel is at the library to check out a new book. Just as he spots the book he wants, O the Owl reaches for the same one! Who knew that sharing a book with a friend could be even more fun than reading it alone? Daniel Shares with Margaret - Daniel gets a special sticker book from Grandpere, but Marg...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Prince Wednesday's Happy Birthday/Daniel's Happy Song

Prince Wednesday's Happy Birthday - Happy Birthday, Prince Wednesday! Daniel heads to the castle for Prince Wednesday's birthday party, and feels happy to be with his friends, play games and eat royally yummy birthday cake. Daniel's Happy Song - Daniel is so happy because his friends are coming over to play! As they play wi...

9:00 amSplash and Bubbles The Sand Is Grand/The Treasure Trove

When Splash and his friends are playing at the sandy bed, they find a parrotfish munching on some coral and helping to create the sandy bed on which they're playing, because parrotfish produce sand from their bodies after they eat. / When Bubbles gets trapped in a treasure chest, Splash and his friends can't get her out. Lu...

9:30 amSesame Street Grovers Street Safari

Grover takes Elmo and friends on a Sesame Street Safari and they pretend to be all of the wild animals they see. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Muscial-cowboy. Brought to you by the letter S and the number 5.

10:00 amDinosaur Train The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don stumble upon a mystery when they find unhatched eggs on their beach, The mystery grows when some of the eggs are stolen. Don and Buddy become detectives and suspect that maybe Tiny, Shiny, or other friends may be stealing the eggs. They're not. Soon, all the kids join in to solve the mystery, as they figure ou...

10:30 amPeg + Cat The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem

The Clown Problem - The Circus. Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus, by teaching him how funny it can be when things are exactly the wrong size. The Ninja Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help their young Ninja-wannabe friend Aki find the fifteen missing cherry blossom trees by using Ninja skil...

11:00 amSuper WHY! King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti

It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers...

11:30 amThomas & Friends Sea and Sand

Away from the Sea - When Salty, the dockside diesel, develops engine trouble he worries he will be sent away from the docks. Porter, a new steam engine, arrives to help out, but Salty becomes convinced that Porter has been sent to replace him. Salty is sent to the Dieselworks, but rushes away as soon as he is repaired, spil...

12:00 pmSesame Street Grovers Street Safari

Grover takes Elmo and friends on a Sesame Street Safari and they pretend to be all of the wild animals they see. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Muscial-cowboy. Brought to you by the letter S and the number 5.

12:30 pmDinosaur Train The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don stumble upon a mystery when they find unhatched eggs on their beach, The mystery grows when some of the eggs are stolen. Don and Buddy become detectives and suspect that maybe Tiny, Shiny, or other friends may be stealing the eggs. They're not. Soon, all the kids join in to solve the mystery, as they figure ou...

1:00 pmSplash and Bubbles The Sand Is Grand/The Treasure Trove

When Splash and his friends are playing at the sandy bed, they find a parrotfish munching on some coral and helping to create the sandy bed on which they're playing, because parrotfish produce sand from their bodies after they eat. / When Bubbles gets trapped in a treasure chest, Splash and his friends can't get her out. Lu...

1:30 pmCurious 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...

2:00 pmNature Cat Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It?

Kingdom of Rotting Log - Sound the royal horns! Baa-baaa-baaaa! Today, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy want to build their royal castle in the woods, for a day of royal play! But the build doesn't go so smoothly because there is a rotting log in the way of where they want to put their castle. In trying to remove the log,...

2:30 pmReady Jet Go! So Many Moons/Project Pluto

'So Many Moons' - When Mindy is concerned that the possible addition of a younger sibling to her family might be a challenge, Jet says imagine having a family with more than 60 siblings! That's what it's like for the 67 moons of Jupiter. Curriculum: Kids may think that a planet would only have one moon, maybe two. But the l...

3:00 pmOdd Squad Trials and Tubulations

In this half-hour episode, the tube system breaks and Olive and Otto are left stranded in a dangerous forest. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense: using a map to identify landmarks and navigate to a location.

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 pmWild Kratts The Other Martins

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But...

4:30 pmArthur Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal

Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth?

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha

Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a littl...

5:30 pmWordGirl Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold

Chuck sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich, unless WordGirl can stop him.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmBee Gees: One Night Only

THE BEE GEES: ONE NIGHT ONLY features the group's 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the very few Bee Gees performances ever filmed, the music special showcases many of their greatest disco and pop hits, including 'How Deep Is Your Love,' 'To Love Somebody,' 'Massachusetts,' 'You Should Be Dancing/Alone,' an...

8:30 pmRock, Rhythm & Doo Wop

Host Frankie Valli and over 200 early rock and roll legends reunite for a once-in-a-lifetime concert to benefit public television. Live performances from Little Anthony & The Imperials, Little Richard, Jay Black & The Americans, Fred Paris & The Five Satins, Jerry Butler, Lloyd Price, The Duprees and many others create an ...

10:30 pmCapitol Journal 2017 (30 Minutes)

Capitol Journal presents nightly coverage of the 2017 Alabama Legislative session. Don Dailey hosts.

11:00 pmEat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, Md

Cut through the hype and get the facts you need to lose weight and lower blood pressure and cholesterol without drugs. Dr. Fuhrman provides the latest research that sets you on the path to recovery even if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

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