Alabama Public Television Pledge Schedule
Alabama Public Television

Pledge Programs for Sat August 17, 2019

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12:00 amTo the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

This weekly news analysis program is the only woman-centered national news/talk show on television. Dedicated to the premise that women of all ethnic backgrounds and political persuasions are an important part of the national dialogues, the series provides a platform for the multifaceted views of involved, informed women jo...

12:30 amRick Steves' Europe Lisbon and the Algarve

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. Salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mix with ornate architecture to recall the glory days when Vasco da Gama and Magellan made Portugal a world power. Then we head for the south coast of your travel dream...

1:00 amAntiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Hour One

Celebrate the Season 21 premiere with treasures like a rock & roll poster collection from around 1968, a Delaware Tribe beaded baldric and an Auguste Rodin 'Eternal Spring' bronze that could have the highest value of the season. But is it authentic?

2:00 amJamestown

Mercy and Pepper bring joy to the town, but the Sharrows' rivalry reaches the breaking point. Jocelyn gives Yeardley one last challenge which will alter both their futures. Opechancanough initiates a bold plan that will change Jamestown forever.

3:00 amFamily Pictures USA Southwest Florida

Visit the Paradise Coast, where Native Americans, ranchers and fishermen share family stories. Explore cattle country in rural Florida and meet a family of migrant workers who now own the company that harvests the produce.

4:00 amThis Old House Hour Modern Barn Raising Tropical Yard

Ton and Nathan change the swing of a door, and Jenn designs a tropical landscape. In Jamestown, Tom and apprentices put up cedar roof shingles, the barn gets raised, and the basement is insulated.

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 amSit and Be Fit Imagining Resistance

Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Easy Stress Relief

Wai Lana shows you poses and a breathing technique to release stored stress, both physical and mental.

7:00 amGoing to School

Important tips and information for parents.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom

Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home th...

8:00 amLet's Go Luna! A Prickly Pear/Turkish Delight


8:30 amNature Cat Magical Mushroom Mystery Tour/A Midsummer Day's Dream

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

9:00 amOdd Squad Deposit Slip Up/Villains Always Win

Deposit Slip Up - Odd Squad builds an exact replica of the villain's vault to intercept a jetpack. Curriculum: symmetry and lines of symmetry. Villains Always Win - Olympia tries to win back a stolen gadget on a villain game show. Curriculum: Temperature at which water freezes.

9:30 amWild Kratts The Cobra King

While searching for Martin's lost Creaturepod, the Kratt brothers encounter a Spectacled cobra. In a wild adventure to recover their prized gadget, the bros learn about the dual creature powers of the cobras - venom and a hooded defense. But when they encounter a King cobra, their newfound cobra powers are put to the ultima...

10:00 amSteve Trash Science Birds Are Amazing / Renewable Vs Nonrenewable

In this episode Steve shares his knowledge about some of the coolest creatures on the planet: birds! Then he shares one of his favorite ideas to think about: what makes a resource renewable or not renewable.

10:30 amKid Stew

Kid Stew, a television sketch comedy created by blockbuster author James Patterson, aims for a preteen audience that devours his books but rarely tunes to public TV. The series recalls shows like Monty Python

11:00 am3 Steps to Pain-Free Living

Eliminate the root cause of many painful conditions with this easy to follow plan from neuromuscular therapist, yoga instructor and pain specialist Lee Albert, who teaches five simple exercises to correct muscle imbalance.

1:00 pmMemory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Amen, MD, explains how you can improve your memory and even rescue it if you think it's headed for trouble. Amen examines 11 major risk factors that destroy brain function and explains the steps you can take to prevent or treat them.

3:00 pmRetire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott 2019

America needs Ed Slott now more than ever! Greedy Wall Street bankers and Congress have just upended 30+ years of the tax code - what does it all mean for you and your family!? And more importantly, how can you protect your hard-earned savings?! Retire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott is a dynamic, all NEW program shot on locati...

5:00 pmThis Old House -- 40th Anniversary Special

Join hosts and cast members to celebrate 40 years of groundbreaking home improvement. Vintage clips, behind-the-scenes stories and favorite moments from the series that inspired an entire genre of TV programming are also featured.

6:30 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.

8:00 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

The second installment of the 'My Music' series will be hosted by Mary Lou Metzker, Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone, Debbie Reynolds and Patti Page. Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop will feature a cavalcade of 1950's pop music recording legends, reuniting and performing their biggest hits live. The McGuire Sisters (who reunit...

10:00 pmO'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.

11:30 pmGreat Performances Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration

The songs of legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell are among the most sublime musical landscapes of human emotion ever created. Mitchell's unique musical and lyrical gifts are an unprecedented marriage of intimacy and universality, creating a sound that is incomparable, yet relatable to all. She is a trailblazer, a wand...

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