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12:00 amIndependent Lens The Bad Kids

Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative school for students at risk of dropping out; Black Rock is their last chance. Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give these underserved students command of their own futur...

1:30 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.

2:00 amFrontline Iraq Uncovered

Venture inside Iraq, as militias and the military fight for the future of the country. Examine the power of the militias, the impact on civilians and the places where ISIS has been pushed out.

3:00 amIndependent Lens The Bad Kids

Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative school for students at risk of dropping out; Black Rock is their last chance. Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give these underserved students command of their own futur...

4:30 amRibbon of Sand

The famed Outer Banks of North Carolina are a slim and moving line of sand in the open Atlantic. Many travelers think they know these islands -- but south of Ocracoke Inlet there rises a luminous bar of sand 60 miles in extent, with no roads, no bridges, no hotels: the wild beaches of Cape Lookout, one of the few remaining ...

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 Lymphatic System

Mary Ann uses soothing music and slow gentle movements to stimulate the lymphatic system.

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 Playground-Palooza/Small But Big

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better. They will bring the nature fun to Sadie right in the middle of the city! The gang loves the idea, b...

7:30 amCurious George Red Planet Monkey/Tortilla Express

Red Planet Monkey - George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls...

8:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day

Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing 'house' today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosau...

8:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle

Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play 'outer space,' but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they'r...

9:00 amSplash and Bubbles One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4

Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save ...

9:30 amSesame Street Birdie & The Beast

Big Bird makes up a fairy tale about a bird named Birdie who helps a Beast learn how to be a good friend. Also featuring Elmo the Muscial-Prince. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 0.

10:00 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...

10:30 amPeg + Cat The Pizza Problem/The Pizza Pirate Problem

The Pizza Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. When Peg and Cat get orders for halves of pizzas, they must learn about fractions to keep their patrons pleased. The Pizza Pirate Problem - Peg's Pizza Place/Giant Land/Prehistoric Valley/Ancient Egypt. As Peg and Cat deliver pizzas far and wide, they are menaced by the flying Pizza Pi...

11:00 amSuper WHY! The Great Robot Race

Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both B...

11:30 amThomas & Friends Special Friends

Toad's Adventure - Oliver is always telling his Toad about his adventures. Toad longs to have an adventure of his own. When Toad gets the chance to work with James, he is very excited. But James doesn't like pulling trucks and goes too fast. When a coupling snaps, Toad gets a bigger adventure than he expected! Educational O...

12:00 pmSesame Street Birdie & The Beast

Big Bird makes up a fairy tale about a bird named Birdie who helps a Beast learn how to be a good friend. Also featuring Elmo the Muscial-Prince. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 0.

12:30 pmDinosaur 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...

1:00 pmSplash and Bubbles One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4

Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save ...

1:30 pmCurious George Red Planet Monkey/Tortilla Express

Red Planet Monkey - George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls...

2:00 pmNature Cat Playground-Palooza/Small But Big

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better. They will bring the nature fun to Sadie right in the middle of the city! The gang loves the idea, b...

2:30 pmReady Jet Go! What's A Satellite/Satellite Selfie

'What's a Satellite?' - An Earth-orbiting 'telecom' communications satellite breaks down, and satellite TV service in Boxwood Terrace stops working. Three people can't watch their favorite shows and consequently get very upset. Jet decides to fly up to space and see what the problem is with the satellite, and hilarity ensue...

3:00 pmOdd Squad The Cherry-On-Top-Inator/Sir

The Cherry-On-Top-Inator - Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. Curriculum: Prediction and probability. Sir - The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters. Curriculum: Time.

3:30 pmOdd Squad Rookie Night/Who Let The Doug Out?

Rookie Night - It's party time for all the new agents at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Temperature: Using a thermometer; Associating different climates/seasons with degrees. Who Let The Doug Out? - Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Red Panda Rescue

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

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

When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream!

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey!/Martha and Truman Get Lost

Martha Doesn't Speak Monkey! - Professor Monkey is coming to town to promote his craft books with co-author Beppo. But his directions to the bookstore end up under Bob the dog's fiercely guarded porch. Can Martha help Professor Monkey find the bookstore before Beppo turns in her banana suit? Martha and Truman Get Lost - Tru...

5:30 pmWordGirl The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler

The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so he can ruin the Summer Winter Carnival.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmNature Great Zebra Exodus

When thunderclouds begin to gather over Botswana's Kalahari each year, 20,000 zebras begin an ancient journey, as southern Africa's biggest animal migration gets underway. In a never-ending quest for grass and water, the striped herds make their epic trek across the vast otherworldly landscape of the Kalahari's Makgadikgadi...

8:00 pmNOVA Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof. But in the dark days at the end of World War II, a group of British officers dreamt up the ultimate escape plan: in a secret attic workshop, they constructed a two-man glider out of bed sheets and floorboards. Their plan was t...

9:00 pmSpillover - Zika, Ebola & Beyond

Investigate the rise of spillover viruses like Zika, Ebola and Nipah, that can make the leap from animals to humans. Find out how human behaviors spread diseases and what science can do to anticipate and prevent epidemics around the world.

10:00 pmGreat American Bluegrass

APT is proud to present this brand new series devoted to lovers of Bluegrass music. Reagan Riddle and the Primitive Quartet host this weekly program that features multiple stars and a mix of secular Bluegrass and Gospel Bluegrass music on every show.

10:30 pmJourney Proud Freedom's Eve

Freedom

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 pmTavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley is a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with politicians, celebrities and real people.

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