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12:00 amGlobe Trekker Tough Trains: India's Independence Railroads

In this episode of Tough Trains, Zay Harding takes on an epic journey across one of the world's biggest railway networks. These railways were built during the 19th century by the British to move troops and raw materials across the land, and ultimately played a role in the independence of the country a century later. The rai...

1:00 amNOVA 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...

2:00 amNature 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...

3:00 amSpillover - 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.

4:00 amWashington Week

WASHINGTON WEEK is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events.

4:30 amCharlie Rose - The Week

This special Friday night offering will feature highlights of conversations with the week's guests on Rose's nightly PBS program. From studios in New York City and locations around the world, Charlie Rose talks to people in every field who have 'a great story to tell.'

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 The Power of Small Movements

This episode demonstrates what can be achieved with small gentle movements.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Mobility and Balance

This episode highlights a variety of exercises to improve balance and concludes with stroking.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Shoulderstand Fun

Upside down poses are especially fun when you try the variations. Open your legs wide in Shoulderstand Twist to test your balance and flexibility.

7:00 amCurious George Big, Bad Hundley/George's Simple Siphon

Big, Bad Hundley - When Hundley notices a big dog named Goliath helping the Doorman in the lobby, he wishes he were taller. George and Marco try to help the dachshund by giving him stilts, platform shoes, and even a fun house mirror to makes Hundley look big. But nothing cheers Hundley up until he figures out that good thin...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation

A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing 'Tape the Tail on the Donkey' when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test...

8:00 amPeg + Cat The George Washington Problem/The High Noon Problem

The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But they have no idea when noon is!

8:30 amDinosaur Train What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!

'What's at the Center of the Earth? Troglobites!' - The Drill Engine Train burrows into an underground limestone cave, where the Pteranodon Family meets some strange creatures without eyes called 'troglobites.' In a contest to see who would make the best troglobite, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don participate in a treasure hunt...

9:00 amSid the Science Kid Sid's Backyard Campout!

Sid, Gerald and Dad gear up for a big adventure by setting up tents for a campout in the backyard.

9:30 amCaillou Caillou Helps Out

Caillou Can Compost: Caillou wants to be an amazing magician - and has Grandma got a trick for him! She shows Caillou her composter, and soon, Caillou is determined to make gardening gold" appear all on his own. Mommy and Daddy are very impressed when Caillou the magician eventually turns their household scraps into compost...

10:00 amClifford the Big Red Dog Clifford Grows Up/Jetta's Sweater

The Howards move to Birdwell Island because Clifford has grown too big for their city apartment.

10:30 amArthur The Squirrels/Fern & Persimmony Glitchet

After watching the classic horror movie, "The Squirrels," Arthur and his friends are scared to step out into the playground.

11:00 amYou Are The Universe with Deepak Chopra, MD

You Are the Universe literally means what it says--each of us is a co-creator of reality extending to the vastest reaches of time and space. This seemingly impossible proposition follows from the current state of science, where outside the public eye, some key mysteries cannot be solved, even though they are the very issues...

1:00 pmEat Fat Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman

Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods. In t...

3:00 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...

4:30 pmRoy 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.

6:00 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 ...

8:00 pmTo Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters On Masterpie

Learn the extraordinary story of how, against all odds, the famous literary trio had their genius for writing romantic novels recognized in a male-dominated 19th-century world.

10:00 pmMurder On the Home Front

Set during the London Blitz of 1940, Murder on the Home Front is a vibrant, original crime drama. This is a world where people live life in the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities. As the Luftwaffe drop their bombs, below people are literally getti...

11:30 pmReel South The Exceptionally Extraordinary

By Lindsey Phillips and Lauren Domino. Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming - the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store. The film highlights the creativity and personal expression linked in the cultural identi...

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