Alabama Public Television Pledge Schedule
Alabama Public Television

Pledge Programs for Thu August 22, 2019

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12:00 amAging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

Many people think that how they age - if they remain mobile, healthy, and pain free throughout their entire lives - is simply the result of luck. As though there's a randomness to it, or it's a lottery in which only a few winners enjoy golden years of youthful vitality. But did you know that you actually have a choice in ho...

1:00 amPBS 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 ...

2:00 amNature A Squirrel's Guide to Success

Join some of the world's top squirrel scientists who are making groundbreaking discoveries, from the fox squirrel who can remember the location of 9,000 nuts, to the gray squirrel whose treetop leaps are the basis of new designs in robotics.

3:30 amLife from Above Moving Planet

See new footage of the greatest, most beautiful and powerful movements on our planet. Cameras in space capture events like an elephant family's struggle through drought, and thousands of Shaolin Kung-Fu students performing in perfect synchronicity.

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 Body Alignment and Core Strengthening

In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the details of proper body alignment and core strengthening throughout the workout. Dr. Emily shows how to use 'short foot' in a sit-to-stand progression.

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 Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way

Happy Halentine's Day - Tah-dee! It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentines, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy! But there's a slight problem this year, Hal forgot to buy the...

7:00 amWild Kratts Falcon City

The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally acti...

7:30 amMolly of Denali New Nivagi/Crane Song

When Molly is entrusted with her Grandpa Nat's secret nivagi recipe for the annual Qyah Ice Cream Competition, she's determined to make it a winning dish...until Suki eats the nivagi and slobbers all over the recipe! Molly has just a few hours to recreate the recipe and collect the hard-to-find ingredients. Can she uphold h...

8:00 amCurious George Curious George, Web Master/The Big Sleepy

Curious George, Web Master: While repainting the Endless Park statue for City Heritage Week, the Man's Yellow Hat blows away. While George races to recover his friend's treasure he stumbles across another - an elaborately spun spider web! Can a monkey become a web spinner and catch whatever he wants? George wants to try and...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! C'est Cheese/C'est La Vie A Paris

In Paris, when Leo tries to make a regular grilled cheese sandwich for Carmen, he discovers that, for a resourceful chef, even the simplest dish can become a true work of art / When Hockbar experiences job stress, Luna and the kids strive to help him relax in Paris, where enjoying life is a high priority.

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Circle Time Squabble/It's Not Okay to Hurt Someone

Circle Time Squabble - At school, Daniel gets so mad at Miss Elaina that he wants to push her. Instead, he remembers the importance of self-control and how to stop himself from hurting a friend. It's Not Okay to Hurt Someone - Farmer Daniel gets mad when Margaret knocks down his fence. Daniel learns that it's okay to be ang...

9:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Does Gymnastics/The Big Slide

Daniel Does Gymnastics - When Daniel goes to gymnastics for the first time, he feels a little nervous to join in with his friends. Dad Tiger helps Daniel feel brave by doing the gymnastics movements together and showing him that he can do it all on his own. The Big Slide - Daniel and O the Owl are excited to ride the dinosa...

10:00 amSesame Street Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year on Sesame Street, Nina, Elmo, Abby, Grover and Cookie Monster get creative and make their own Chinese dragon costume using all sorts of fun arts and crafts.

10:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Gnome More Nonsense/Space Dancing

Pinkalicious and Peter are thrilled when they discover Norman the Garden Gnome living in their backyard. He is great at keeping the bunnies away from their flowers, but he's not so great at playing pretend. It's up to Pinkalicious to show Norman that using your imagination can be both helpful and fun! Pinkalicious and her f...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!

The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train' to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid 'cousin' of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, 'Starry Hill,' and teaches the kids why the ...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Step This Way/Anything You Can Do

Step This Way - The kids are playing dressup, with Sally wearing her mom's shoes, and Nick wearing his dad's shoes. They're having trouble walking, and the Cat thinks it's because their feet are the wrong shape. But doesn't everyone have the same shaped feet? Not at all! The Cat takes them to the Jungle of Bingle-Bungle Boo...

12:00 pmSesame Street Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year on Sesame Street, Nina, Elmo, Abby, Grover and Cookie Monster get creative and make their own Chinese dragon costume using all sorts of fun arts and crafts.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Whitebeard/Coral Day

Ripple is excited because, according to legend, tonight is the night that Whitebeard, a mysterious creature who lives in the North Pole, sails over Reeftown, singing his beautiful music. She tries to convince the other Reeftown friends to stay up and watch for him to appear. / It's the holiday season in Reeftown as everyone...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Gnome More Nonsense/Space Dancing

Pinkalicious and Peter are thrilled when they discover Norman the Garden Gnome living in their backyard. He is great at keeping the bunnies away from their flowers, but he's not so great at playing pretend. It's up to Pinkalicious to show Norman that using your imagination can be both helpful and fun! Pinkalicious and her f...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! C'est Cheese/C'est La Vie A Paris

In Paris, when Leo tries to make a regular grilled cheese sandwich for Carmen, he discovers that, for a resourceful chef, even the simplest dish can become a true work of art / When Hockbar experiences job stress, Luna and the kids strive to help him relax in Paris, where enjoying life is a high priority.

2:00 pmNature Cat Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way

Happy Halentine's Day - Tah-dee! It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentines, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy! But there's a slight problem this year, Hal forgot to buy the...

2:30 pmWild Kratts The Food Chain Game

Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of 'Power Suit Creature Tag.' As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships betwee...

3:00 pmMolly of Denali New Nivagi/Crane Song

When Molly is entrusted with her Grandpa Nat's secret nivagi recipe for the annual Qyah Ice Cream Competition, she's determined to make it a winning dish...until Suki eats the nivagi and slobbers all over the recipe! Molly has just a few hours to recreate the recipe and collect the hard-to-find ingredients. Can she uphold h...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Haunt Squad/Safe House in the Woods

Haunt Squad - Odd Squad is haunted by a ghost. Curriculum: algebraic thinking - patterns. Safe House in the Woods - Owen and new recruit Ozlyn wait out a storm while transporting a creature. Curriculum: measurement - capacity.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way/New Jacket Required

Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way - Otis and Olympia stop werewolf Olaf from turning back into a boy. Curriculum: money, subtraction strategies. New Jacket Required - Otis struggles with his new high-tech agent's jacket. Curriculum: negative numbers and simple operations.

4:30 pmArthur Muffy's Car Campaign/Truth Or Poll

Francine rallies the troops around a petition to help Lakewood Elementary protect the environment. Muffy wants to support her friends, but worries that their plans could put Crosswire Motors out of business. / Binky is convinced Mr. Ratburn's latest math test was too hard, so Brain suggests he conduct a poll to find out wha...

5:00 pmArthur Muffy's Soccer Shocker/Brother, Can You Spare A Clarinet?

Muffy's proud that her dad is the new soccer coach until he exhausts the team with demanding drills like the piston, the muffler, and the-gulp!-shock absorber. Even if Muffy survives playing goalie in the big game against Mighty Mountain, will the team survive her dad? The try-outs for the Young Person's Orchestra are comin...

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! From Pluto with Love/A Star Is Born

As the kids get ready for Valentines Day by making their own valentines out of paper, Mindy continues to feel sad that little, frozen Pluto is so far out at the edge of the solar system. When Sydney shows Mindy a newly-downloaded, full-color image of Pluto as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft, Mindy is intrigued by Pluto'...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 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.

8:30 pmJohn Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

A live reunion of folk singers includes Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn and The Chad Mitchell Trio.

10:30 pmDaryl Hall & John Oates Live In Dublin

Join the number-one selling duo in music history for this sold-out concert filmed in Dublin, their first performance in Ireland. Hall & Oates perform a set list of hits including 'Maneater,' 'Private Eyes, ' 'I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)' and more.

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