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Pledge Programs for Sun December 8, 2019

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12:30 amJohn Fogerty: My 50 Year Trip

Inspired by the 50th anniversary of Woodstock and John Fogerty

2:00 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...

3:30 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.

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 Yardsticks and Bands

Opening this program is a unique warm-up routine using a yardstick. Later in the show, Mary Ann focuses on upper and lower body strengthening using bands.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Energize with the Sun

Exercise and energize your entire body with the Salute to the Sun, Side Angle Pose, and two versions of Plough.

7:00 amCat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Halloween!

The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on the craziest Halloween ride filled with howlers and shockers and scary fandangles, big laughs and music and fun from all angles! Their fright-filled adventure takes them deep into the Oooky-ma-kooky Closet where Nick and Sally discover the very best Halloween costumes ever!

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! What's The Big Idea?/Day of the Dead

In Mexico City, Andy desperately wants to find a big surface to paint on and learns about murals in the process. / In Carmen's home town of Mexico City, she is asked to perform at the Day of the Dead festival and must overcome her fear of skeletons.

9:00 amNature Cat The Great Grasshopper Race/Fall for Hal

The Great Grasshopper Race - Hal's grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman will be competing today in the Great Grasshopper Race. Hal has been training him, and now there is no doubt that Dustin is ready to go! But before the race starts, Dustin inexplicably hops off into the woods. It's up to the gang to find Dustin and bring him ...

9:30 amCaillou Caillou The Scientist

Magnet Madness - Caillou is playing with the fridge magnets and learns lots of things about them. About what they stick to and what they don't stick to - like Gilbert! He even imagines himself as a human magnet superhero. In the end Caillou is able to apply what he's learned and uses a magnet to help Daddy retrieve a metal ...

10:00 amClifford the Big Red Dog Circus Stars/Limelight Fright

Circus Stars - When Clifford's hero Gordo the elephant, star of the circus, comes down with a cold, Clifford volunteers to step in and help out. Starstruck Clifford learns that 'stars' are just regular people and, like everyone else, they sometimes need a helping hand. ~~Limelight Fright - When Emily and Charley recruit t...

10:30 amWordGirl Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity

HAVE SNOB, WILL TRAVEL - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Wo...

11:00 amBookmark with Don Noble 2019 John Berendt

Celebrating Bookmark's 30th anniversary on APT, a 2000 conversation with the author of the phenomenally successful 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,' a tale of murder and intrigue in Savannah, Ga.

11:30 amGrowing Bolder Answers In Your Ancestry

Preserve the thoughts, words and stories of loved ones for generations to come. Plus hear a rare, extended conversation with the always outspoken Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.

12:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Goldsmith and Randy Scott.

1:00 pmDeepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success

Explore how understanding our true nature can lead to a sense of well-being, good health, fulfilling relationships, enthusiasm for life and material abundance. Filled with timeless wisdom and practical steps viewers can apply right away.

3:00 pm5 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...

5:00 pmKen Burns: Country Music

Join host Kathy Mattea to learn more about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Rosanne Cash, along with Ken Burns and other members of the filmmaking team.

7:00 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...

9:00 pmIl Volo: Ten Years

Celebrate 10 years of friendship, memories and music with international superstars Il Volo in concert from Matera, Italy. The beloved trio performs stunning new arrangements of their greatest hits and songs from their new album.

10:30 pmBrain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich

Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich, a neuroscience pioneer, reveals new information about the brain and shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains.

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