Alabama Public Television Pledge Schedule
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Pledge Programs for Sat November 30, 2019

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12:00 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.

12:30 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...

1:00 amNature Hotel Armadillo

Welcome to the 'Hotel Armadillo,' where the elusive giant armadillo digs a daily hole deep in the Brazilian rainforest and leaves behind a suite for 25 species of jungle clientele. Join biologist Arnaud Desbiez as he 'checks in' the exotic guests.

2:00 amNOVA Animal Espionage

Camera traps and drones are revolutionizing the study of wildlife by providing an up-close look at animals without disturbing them. See how these technologies are helping us understand everything from mysterious whale behavior to tiger migration.

3:00 amThe Plastics Problem: PBS Newshour Presents

By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. PBS NewsHour takes a closer look at this now ubiquitous material, how it's impacting the world and ways we can break our plastic addiction.

4:00 amThis Old House Hour Westerly Raise A Second Story | Ductless Humidifier, Planters

Roof cheeks are pre-assembled and raised. Then the crew stands up the second floor walls. New apprentices arrive as part of the Gen Next program. Tom shows them how to cut roof rafters. Richard works with an engineer who is designing a septic system.

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 Flabby Arms

This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Bow Your Back

Bow your body upward, hold your feet, and balance on your belly. Then bow down for a counterpose to stretch out your back.

7:00 amGoing to School

Important tips and information for parents.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Name That Sound/Fabulous Feathers

Name That Sound - Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. But the Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! That didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Crick...

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am George Washington/I Am Susan B. Anthony

I am George Washington Yadina is excited when she's chosen to be the leader of her Nature Troop, thinking this a great first step toward becoming President one day. Only problem is, she isn't entirely sure how to be a good leader. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes are sent back in time to meet one of the greatest leaders in ...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! Stairway to Art Day/Melvini Madness

'Stairway to Art Day' In Rio, Andy is asked to help make a simple repair to the stairs of the family trailer, and in the process learns about making great art in modest places. 'Melvini Madness' In Rio, Carmen, worried she'll be always be seen as a delicate little butterfly, gets to know a Ranger in the Tijuca Rainforest wh...

9:00 amOdd Squad High Maintenance/Not Ok Computer

High Maintenance - Agents switch jobs with the maintenance department for a day. Curriculum: Word problems involving multi-addend addition and multiplication. Not OK Computer - The agents get trapped in a computer. Curriculum: Using standard to measure length and capacity.

9:30 amWild Kratts Happy Turkey Day

The Wild Kratts are on a mission to defend the honor of the wild turkey and to stop Gourmand, who is hunting for the largest, fattest turkey in the forest.

10:00 amAlabama Scholars Bowl

High school teams from all across the state compete for scholarship money in the new Saturday morning series Alabama Scholars Bowl. Questions in science, technology, engineering, math and history are provided by National Academic Quiz Tournaments and the competition is certified and operated by the Alabama Scholastic Compet...

10:30 amAging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White

Did you know that you actually have a choice in how you age, and whether you remain mobile, healthy and pain-free throughout your life? In the pledge special AGING BACKWARDS 3, former ballerina Miranda Esmonde-White uses groundbreaking science to develop a practical six-point plan anyone can use to keep their minds sharp an...

11:30 am5 Day Rapid Reset with Dr. Kellyann

After the success of 21 Days to a Slimmer Younger You and 10 Day Belly Slimdown, Dr. Kellyann returns to public television to bring viewers a 5 Day Rapid Reset designed to quickly refresh, restore, and re-energize you! Dr. Kellyann's plan is a new take on losing weight, gaining energy and reclaiming your joie de vivre. Unli...

1:00 pmBrain Fitness Program

Discover the inner workings of the brain and how we can harness the power of its neuroplasticity to make positive changes in our lives, using breakthrough research showing the incredible benefits of brain training with regards to dementia.

3:00 pmRick Steves Fascism In Europe

In this one-hour special, Rick Steves travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe - taking millions of people with it. He traces fascism's history from its roots in the turbulent aftermath of World War I, when masses of angry people rose up, to the rise of charismatic leaders who manipulated tha...

4:30 pmLongevity Paradox with Seven Gundry, Md

Have you ever wondered why some people live such long, active lives, while so many of us struggle as we get older? Many people have this question, Dr. Steven Gundry has the shocking answer! In The Longevity Paradox, Dr. Gundry shares informative, life-changing information with us and shows us a step-by-step easy approach to...

6:00 pmCountry Music: Live at the Ryman

Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.

8:00 pmAretha Franklin Remembered (My Music)

Celebrate the legendary Queen of Soul and the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with her greatest hits from television appearances spanning the 1960s-2000s, many of which have never been seen in the U.S.

9:30 pmJoe Bonamassa - British Blues Explosion Live

Joe Bonamassa's love of the British Blues is at the heart of his musical inspiration; and, for the first time, is pleased to announce a special homage to the British blues rock guitarists that inspired him - Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. 'If it wasn't for certain British musicians of the early 1960s, the Blues may...

11:00 pmBrain Fitness Program

Discover the inner workings of the brain and how we can harness the power of its neuroplasticity to make positive changes in our lives, using breakthrough research showing the incredible benefits of brain training with regards to dementia.

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