Alabama Public Television Pledge Schedule
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Pledge Programs for Tue December 10, 2019

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1:00 amClassic Christmas (My Music)

Join hosts Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat) and Marion Ross (Happy Days) for this festive, all-star special of favorite carols and popular standards. Performers include Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, The Carpenters and many more.

3:00 amBrain 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.

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 Shoulder and Back Strength

Mary Ann guides viewers through a lively workout sharing exercises that help strengthen the shoulders and back.

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 Nature Cat's Nature Stories/Pattern Problema

It's Nature Stories day today and as his friends gather around, Nature Cat tells his made-up silly story of where the wind comes from. And who would've guessed that according to Nature Cat, wind comes from the elephants in the west who use their huge trunks to blow cool air across the land! Funny! Squeeks and Hal get into t...

7:00 amWild Kratts Panda Power Up!

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech....

7:30 amMolly of Denali Bird in the Hand/Bye-Bye Birdie

Molly and Tooey think they've discovered a ghost after a strange noise follows them from Spooky Hose all the way to the Trading Post's Bunkhouse. Turns out the phantom is actually a bird stuck in a dryer vent! Molly's bird call book holds the key to finding out what kind of bird it is, but they'll need to learn what some un...

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Johann Sebastian Bach/I Am Marie Curie

I am Johann Sebastian Bach Xavier is pumped to once again rock the school talent show with his rendition of Hot Cross Buns on the recorder. Only problem is, he hasn't exactly improved since last year's performance. In fact, he may have gotten worse! How could this happen? And what can he do about it? To the Secret Museum! X...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! The Big Squeeze/Meet The Presses

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9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Very Different Day/Class Trip to the Library

Daniel's Very Different - Day Daniel was expecting to have a special picnic at Katerina's house, but the day doesn't turn out quite as he had planned. Daniel learns how to adapt when his routine changes. Class Trip to the Library - Daniel and his friends are excited to go on a field trip to the library, but they arrive to f...

9:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Safety Patrol/Safety at the Beach

Safety Patrol: Today at school, the children are learning about traffic signs. Prince Tuesday comes for a special visit, wearing his crossing guard uniform. He takes the class on a walk through the Neighborhood and they practice their safety rules all along the way. Safety at the Beach: Daniel and Katerina are playing on Ju...

10:00 amSesame Street Bath Time for Blanky

Abby brings Rudy to the laundromat to wash his stinky blanky. Grover is the new laundromat attendant, but he doesn't know how to use the machines. Luckily, Chris brings in his dirty clothes, too, and shows them all how to use a washing machine and dryer.

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

At bedtime, Pinkalicious befriends an owl in her backyard! Soon, she and Owlivia are singing together. It's fun to have a nocturnal friend, until Pinkalicious realizes she isn't nocturnal - she's losing precious sleep! / Pinkalicious and Peter build an igloo in the backyard. But when all their friends want to sleep over in ...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Adventure Camp: Rafting/Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbing

For their second outing at Nature Trackers Adventure Camp, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and other friends learn about the tree line as they set out to hike up a mountain. Shiny is determined to get to the top of the mountain forest. Buddy wonders if they'll be able to see anything from the mountaintop through the tall trees. The...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. On the way, the Thingamajigger breaks down and they depend on a variety of animals -- from African bush elephants to bottlenose dolphins to red cr...

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous

After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, fe...

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

At bedtime, Pinkalicious befriends an owl in her backyard! Soon, she and Owlivia are singing together. It's fun to have a nocturnal friend, until Pinkalicious realizes she isn't nocturnal - she's losing precious sleep! / Pinkalicious and Peter build an igloo in the backyard. But when all their friends want to sleep over in ...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! The Big Squeeze/Meet The Presses

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2:00 pmNature Cat Nature Cat's Nature Stories/Pattern Problema

It's Nature Stories day today and as his friends gather around, Nature Cat tells his made-up silly story of where the wind comes from. And who would've guessed that according to Nature Cat, wind comes from the elephants in the west who use their huge trunks to blow cool air across the land! Funny! Squeeks and Hal get into t...

2:30 pmWild Kratts The Last Largest Lobster

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the 'Last Largest Lobster'? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But ther...

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Bird in the Hand/Bye-Bye Birdie

Molly and Tooey think they've discovered a ghost after a strange noise follows them from Spooky Hose all the way to the Trading Post's Bunkhouse. Turns out the phantom is actually a bird stuck in a dryer vent! Molly's bird call book holds the key to finding out what kind of bird it is, but they'll need to learn what some un...

3:30 pmXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Johann Sebastian Bach/I Am Marie Curie

I am Johann Sebastian Bach Xavier is pumped to once again rock the school talent show with his rendition of Hot Cross Buns on the recorder. Only problem is, he hasn't exactly improved since last year's performance. In fact, he may have gotten worse! How could this happen? And what can he do about it? To the Secret Museum! X...

4:00 pmOdd Squad Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old

Rise of the Hydraclops - In order to save humanity, Olive and Otto must locate a treasure chest that Oscar buried. Curriculum: Measurement; length. O is Not for Old - The agents throw a surprise party for Ms. O. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; using tally marks to record data.

4:30 pmArthur D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa

D.W., Queen of the Comeback - The Tibbles tease, D.W. fires back, the Tibbles taunt, D.W. has a snappy comeback, and round and round they go! Will it ever end? Perhaps an ancient Indian fable about a turtle and two wisecracking geese will be enough to teach D.W. to just let it go. In My Africa - D.W.'s new classmate, Cheikh...

5:00 pmArtistic Roots: Alabama's Creative Culture

Artistic Roots: Alabama's Creative Culture explores the study and creation of music, theatre, sculpture, folk, and visual arts around the state. Studying the arts provides opportunities for students to expand their understanding of the world and their place in it and gain essential skills needed to create their own artistic...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmMister Rogers: It's You I Like

Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,' the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from the series.

8:30 pmHenry Louis Gates, Jr. - Uncovering America

Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates' work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.

10:30 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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