Alabama Public Television Pledge Schedule
Alabama Public Television

Pledge Programs for Mon August 26, 2019

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12:30 amMemory 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.

2:30 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.

4:30 amDiscovering Alabama Prattville/Autauga County

Doug Phillips tells the story of Prattville and Autauga County, where Daniel Pratt created a manufacturing empire that provided cotton gins to farmers around the world.

5:00 amNOVA Why Sharks Attack

In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film...

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 Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!

Mighty Mountain Climbers - On a dare from Ronald, Nature Cat and his pals try to climb all the way up to The Mighty Mountain Peak. They get all the supplies they need, and head out, led by Nature Cat. But they soon find out that hiking up a mountain is hard, and poses many problems no matter how prepared you are. Will they ...

7:00 amWild Kratts Sloth Bear Suction

While in India, the Wild Kratts try to figure out if a Sloth bear is a bear or a sloth? They soon discover some unique creature powers of this animal, including special features that enable it to harness the power of suction to acquire food. Science Concept: Physics - suction.

7:30 amMolly of Denali Fiddle of Nowhere/A Splash of Mink

Oscar has dreamed about participating in Qyah's annual fiddle festival and becoming a champion fiddler like his idol, Finnegan King. This year, he is finally old enough to play, but he breaks an E string the morning of the event and there are no replacements to be found in town! His only hope is a snowshoe journey out to th...

8:00 amCurious George Curious George Sinks The Pirates/This Little Pig

Curious George Sinks the Pirates / This Little Piggy Curious George Sinks the Pirates: Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund, is also quite the boats-dog and longs to set sail on the ocean blue. Hundley's dream becomes 'reality' one night when he dozes off to sleep - and into a big maritime adventure. Aboard the S.S. Dignified...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! You Can't Move The Moon/Lizardzilla!

In Tokyo, when Salami Strong gets injured and can't do his act, Carmen enlists a Sumo wrestler to put on an exhibition match with Luna instead / Leo is afraid of Lizardzilla movies, but after seeing how they're made in Tokyo, he overcomes his fear.

9:00 amDinosaur Train The Tiny-Saur Train/How Many Horns

While Mikey Microraptor is visiting Tiny at the family nest, next-door neighbor Larry Lambeosaurus tells Mikey that he can't actually be a dinosaur, since he's so small, and all dinosaurs are gigantic. Tiny and Mikey decide to show Larry he's mistaken. They take the Dinosaur Train to find the tiniest dinosaur of all - in Ju...

9:30 amDinosaur Train Mom Was A Kid Once

After Shiny and Annie have a disagreement while exploring a local cave, Mom recalls a similar disagreement with her best friend when she was a kid, Tilly Pteranodon. Tilly happens to be visiting that day and the kids get to meet her for the first time. Mom and Tilly have a great reunion, yet they have very different memorie...

10:00 amDinosaur Train Gilbert The Conductor/A Clubhouse of Their Own

The Conductor's nephew Gilbert has been taking Conductor courses at the Troodon Academy, and has finally graduated to Cadet Conductor! The kids are thrilled - will Gilbert get his own Dinosaur Train to conduct? The answer comes when the Conductor gets sick and can't do his job, including calling out the station stops! He ap...

10:30 amDinosaur Train A Brand New Species

The Conductor and the kids are out digging in a favorite fossil spot, out past the Big Pond. Buddy turns up something that the Conductor doesn't recognize. It's an excellent fossil - he guesses that they may have discovered a whole new Jurassic species! They all carefully finish digging out the beautifully intact theropod r...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Don's Hole-Iday/We're Not All Dinosaurs

When Don is told he can't dig any more holes around the nest, he complains that he needs his own day just for digging holes-a hole-iday! The kids make up an imaginary holiday just for Don and recruit the Oryctodromeus to help dig all the holes Don could ever hope for. / The Pteranodon kids meet a new, small mammal friend, A...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop

Wrappers Delight - Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the l...

12:00 pmSesame Street The Happy to Be Me Club

Big Bird feels bad about himself after being teased, but Abby reminds him he is special.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Lights Out!/Catching Some Zzzs

When Lu's light goes out, Lu has trouble attracting food and seeing down in the Deep, so the kids decide to show her a world filled with light - the reef. There they realize that Lu's light didn't go out, it's just covered with mud. / On a sleepover with Zee, Bubbles is fascinated to learn that Zee is nocturnal. Zee can't h...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Star Light, Star Not So Bright/The Opera-Matic

A star from the heart-shaped constellation has landed in the Pinkerton backyard! Pinkalicious and Peter are excited to have their very own star, until it starts to dim. Will they be able to return the star to its friends in the night sky? / With Mommy's latest invention, the Opera-matic, anything you say sounds like opera! ...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! You Can't Move The Moon/Lizardzilla!

In Tokyo, when Salami Strong gets injured and can't do his act, Carmen enlists a Sumo wrestler to put on an exhibition match with Luna instead / Leo is afraid of Lizardzilla movies, but after seeing how they're made in Tokyo, he overcomes his fear.

2:00 pmNature Cat Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!

Mighty Mountain Climbers - On a dare from Ronald, Nature Cat and his pals try to climb all the way up to The Mighty Mountain Peak. They get all the supplies they need, and head out, led by Nature Cat. But they soon find out that hiking up a mountain is hard, and poses many problems no matter how prepared you are. Will they ...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Rainforest Stew

When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest.

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Fiddle of Nowhere/A Splash of Mink

Oscar has dreamed about participating in Qyah's annual fiddle festival and becoming a champion fiddler like his idol, Finnegan King. This year, he is finally old enough to play, but he breaks an E string the morning of the event and there are no replacements to be found in town! His only hope is a snowshoe journey out to th...

3:30 pmOdd Squad Who Is Agent Otis?

Who Is Agent Otis? - Olympia discovers a secret about her partner. Curriculum: charts, line graphs, data analysis and collection.

4:00 pmOdd Squad Villains In Need Are Villains Indeed/Happily Ever Odd

Villains in Need are Villains Indeed - Odd Squad and villains work together to stop a giant robot. Curriculum: coding, code-breaking and computational thinking, mapping. Happily Ever Odd - The agents accidentally lose someone in headquarters. Curriculum: early algebra- solving for an unknown in the middle of an equation.

4:30 pmArthur The Boy Who Cried Comet/Arthur and Los Vecinos

Buster is convinced that he's seen real UFO's, and he uses Muffy's fancy new telescope to get the proof. What he discovers is much more terrifying-a comet hurtling directly toward earth! Can Buster convince his friends that this sighting is real in time for them to save the planet? Mr. Sipple from next door is moving away a...

5:00 pmArthur Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap

After visiting The Elwood City Times, Francine decides to start her own paper-The Frensky Star! The tabloid, complete with embarrassing photos and sensationalized headlines, is a smashing success...until all her friends stop speaking to her. Somebody stole D.W.'s backpack!! Who is this fluffy unicorn thief... this Mary Moo ...

5:30 pmReady Jet Go! Sean's Neptune Tune/Earthday Birthday

Sean's nervousness about flying out to visit the remote Neptune is soothed by Jet's suggestion - an improvised, fun 'Neptune tune.' It works as our kids, Sunspot, and Celery fly to the faraway eighth planet! / When the kids discover that they've missed all 63 of Jet's Bortronian birthdays, they decide to celebrate the one-y...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmAntiques Roadshow Indianapolis, Hour One

Travel to Indiana's capital city to uncover antique and vintage treasures such as a Norman Rockwell charcoal self-portrait, ca. 1976, a 1958 signed Indy 500 racing flag, and an 1883 Victorian wedding ensemble. Which is the night's top find?

8:00 pmAntiques Roadshow Indianapolis, Hour Two

Discover treasures from Indianapolis including a 1952 Joe Louis-signed whiskey bottle, a Sheraton sideboard, ca. 1820, and a 1928 NY Yankees team-signed baseball. Which one is the top find of the hour?

9:00 pmAlabama State Council on the Arts Celebration of the Arts Awards 2019 Awards 2019

The Alabama State Council on the Arts' "Celebration of the Arts" Awards shine a spotlight on individuals who have made important contributions to the state's cultural landscape. This year's eight winners are Martha Reeves, Jim and Elmore Inscoe, Frye Gaillard, Kyes Stevens, Yvonne Wells, Sudha Raghuram and Mayor Tommy Battl...

10:30 pmMonograph

On this edition of Monograph, meet Bob Tedrow, who has been fixing musical instruments in the Birmingham area for decades. Hear from award-winning writer, choreographer, musician and performance artist Brontez Purnell, author of "Since I Laid My Burden Down." And see artist Mary Frances Whitfield's stirring paintings of eve...

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 pmNightly 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.

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