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Pledge Programs for Thu December 5, 2019

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1:00 amNature Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself. Ever since the mysterious beginning of our extraordinary partnership, horses helped shape the human world. At the speed of a horse, our ancestors conquered distances and built empires. Together, humans and horses flourished side by sid...

2:30 am8 Days: to the Moon and Back

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.

4:30 amRick Steves' Festive Europe

RICK STEVES' FESTIVE EUROPE captures Europeans doing what they do so expertly - celebrating the good life. In this lively half-hour special, Rick experiences the pleasures of Andalucia, ventures into the reveller-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian pala...

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 Practice Perfect Posture

This episode puts an emphasis on postural alignment and using proper form to get the most out of each exercise.

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 Wild Batts!/No Bird Left Behind!

In this fun PBS crossover episode Chris and Martin Kratt show up on Nature Cat as Chris and Martin Batt, two wild bat brothers whose tree home is destroyed, forcing them to find a new shelter. Enter Nature Cat and his pals who come to the rescue, helping Chris and Martin Batt by building them their brand new home! Onward an...

7:00 amWild Kratts The Real Ant Farm

While Koki and Jimmy work on the family farm of Wild Kratt kid Scarlett, harvesting crops, Aviva, Martin and Chris go on an adventure in the amazon rainforest where they discover a hidden community of farmers - Leafcutter Ants! Science Concept: Agriculture.

7:30 amMolly of Denali Mollyball/Visit Qyah

Mollyball After wet cement ruins Molly and the gang's plans for a basketball rematch, they head over to the Trading Post where they create a new game called Mollyball! As the game gets more and more complex, the kids must figure out a way of explaining the rules and later, how to end the game. Visit Qyah While looking throu...

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell

I am Helen Keller Yadina becomes increasingly frustrated as she tries to read a book to Dr. Zoom, but has to keep stopping since it has words in it she doesn't know. Learning to read is SO hard - she feels like she'll never be able to do it. Xavier knows just what his little sister needs to the Secret Museum! Our heroes tra...

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 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood It's Time to Go/Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing

It's Time to Go: Daniel, O the Owl and Katerina are playing 'library' at the Treehouse. When it's time for them to go home, Katerina and Daniel have trouble leaving because they are having so much fun! Choosing one more thing to do before they leave helps make their transition a little easier. Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Pl...

9:30 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...

10:00 amSesame Street Dinosaur in the Laundromat

There's a strange noise on Sesame Street that Rudy, Zoe, and Rosita keep hearing. To find out what's making this noise, they become scientists and observe, ask questions, and investigate.

10:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific The Legend of Pinkfoot/Flossie The Mossling

While camping, Daddy tells the story of the legend of Pinkfoot, a pinkerocious creature with seven toes on her giant feet! To their surprise, Pinkalicious and Peter actually meet Pinkfoot and soon learn a legend can be very different from reality. / Pinkalicious and Peter meet a mossling named Flossie who hears musical soun...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest

When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Take A Walk/Cotton Patch

Take a Walk - Sally and Nick are practicing to be in a three-legged race, but walking on three legs is hard! Well if anyone knows about walking, its Cat's friends Sid the centipede, Spinny the spider and Bugsy the beetle! They all teach the kids how they walk on many legs by keeping a steady pace and walking in a rhythm and...

12:00 pmSesame Street Dinosaur in the Laundromat

There's a strange noise on Sesame Street that Rudy, Zoe, and Rosita keep hearing. To find out what's making this noise, they become scientists and observe, ask questions, and investigate.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4

Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save ...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific The Legend of Pinkfoot/Flossie The Mossling

While camping, Daddy tells the story of the legend of Pinkfoot, a pinkerocious creature with seven toes on her giant feet! To their surprise, Pinkalicious and Peter actually meet Pinkfoot and soon learn a legend can be very different from reality. / Pinkalicious and Peter meet a mossling named Flossie who hears musical soun...

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 Wild Batts!/No Bird Left Behind!

In this fun PBS crossover episode Chris and Martin Kratt show up on Nature Cat as Chris and Martin Batt, two wild bat brothers whose tree home is destroyed, forcing them to find a new shelter. Enter Nature Cat and his pals who come to the rescue, helping Chris and Martin Batt by building them their brand new home! Onward an...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Choose Your Swordfish

Aviva challenges Martin and Chris to a fencing duel and tells them to choose their swords. The Bros can't decide, so she tells them if they pick their favorite billfish - swordfish, marlin or sailfish - she'll make them a Creature Power Suit. So they head out on a mission to explore the mysterious world of billfish. Science...

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Mollyball/Visit Qyah

Mollyball After wet cement ruins Molly and the gang's plans for a basketball rematch, they head over to the Trading Post where they create a new game called Mollyball! As the game gets more and more complex, the kids must figure out a way of explaining the rules and later, how to end the game. Visit Qyah While looking throu...

3:30 pmXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell

I am Helen Keller Yadina becomes increasingly frustrated as she tries to read a book to Dr. Zoom, but has to keep stopping since it has words in it she doesn't know. Learning to read is SO hard - she feels like she'll never be able to do it. Xavier knows just what his little sister needs to the Secret Museum! Our heroes tra...

4:00 pmOdd Squad The Curious Case of Pirate-Itis/Oscar The Couch

The Curious Case of Pirate-itis - Otto and Oscar try to stop Olive from turning into a pirate. Curriculum: Geometry; identifying three-dimensional shapes and comparing them to two-dimensional shapes. Oscar the Couch - Oscar accidentally turns himself into a couch. Curriculum: Number operations; solving addition and subtract...

4:30 pmArthur The Wheel Deal/The Buster Report

The Wheel Deal - After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player...and shows him how it's done. (Lydia is the winning character of the 'ARTHUR...

5:00 pmReady Jet Go! So Many Moons/Project Pluto

'So Many Moons' - When Mindy is concerned that the possible addition of a younger sibling to her family might be a challenge, Jet says imagine having a family with more than 60 siblings! That's what it's like for the 67 moons of Jupiter. Curriculum: Kids may think that a planet would only have one moon, maybe two. But the l...

5:30 pmPeg + Cat The Potty Problem/The Butter Problem

The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for making on the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat must learn certain math skills by doing farm chores.

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 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...

10:00 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...

11:30 pm3 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.

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