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Pledge Programs for Wed December 11, 2019

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12:00 amFood: What The Heck Do I Eat? with Mark Hyman, Md

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also exp...

2:00 amHenry 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.

3:30 amFood: What The Heck Do I Eat? with Mark Hyman, Md

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also exp...

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 Postural Alignment and Shoulder Stability

This program features exercises that help increase postural awareness and stabilize the shoulders.

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 The Deal with Eels/Skip It!

It could quite possibly be Nature Cat's worst nightmare! Squeeks tells her friends a spooky story of a creature that looks like a snake and swims in the river, and nobody knows where it comes from or where it goes. Nature Cat is just glad this is a story and not real, but Squeeks says it is real and shows a picture of the s...

7:00 amWild Kratts Capture The Fishmobile

When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game.

7:30 amMolly of Denali Cabbagezilla/Name Game

Trini's excited to enter Big Green, her giant cabbage, into the Alaska State Fair, but a suspicious moose keeps nibbling its leaves. Trini and Molly research ways to keep moose out of gardens, and even email cabbage expert Sadie Albert for advice, but this moose is clever. Will there be anything left of Big Green before the...

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I am Florence Nightingale/I am George Washington Carver

I am Florence Nightingale When Yadina gets the hiccups right before a big show & tell appearance, she turns to Xavier and Brad for help. Unsure how to cure her, the boys have some fun coming up with silly solutions, none of which work. To the Secret (hic) Museum! Our heroes travel back in time to meet legendary nurse Floren...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! Wacky Washi/When The Bowl Breaks

In Tokyo, when Andy wants to make posters for Senor Fabuloso, he and the others embark on a journey through the colorful world of Japanese papermaking and kites / In Tokyo, when Leo accidentally breaks his dad's special bowl, he learns about 'Kintsugi,' a way of repairing broken pottery to make it even more special.

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel's Bicycle/Katerina's Magic Trick

Daniel's Bicycle - Dad Tiger gives Daniel his old bicycle, and Daniel is eager to ride it. Daniel quickly realizes that riding his bike is not easy, but even with a few bumps in the road, he keeps on trying. Katerina's Magic Trick - Katerina is learning how to do a magic trick, but is frustrated when she doesn't get it righ...

9:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel Wants to Be Alone/Daniel's Alone Space

Daniel Wants to Be Alone - While playing with his friends at school, Daniel decides he would like to spend some time alone. Daniel's Alone Space - When Daniel receives a new 'Tigey the Adventure Tiger' book from Grandpere in the mail, he sits down to read it, but keeps getting distracted by Margaret. Daniel learns that when...

10:00 amSesame Street Astronaut Elmo

Rosita, Elmo, and Abby pretend to be astronauts and use their imagination to go into space. With help from Chris, they figure out which 'space tool' to use to fix their ripped space ship.

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 Adventure Camp: Zip Lining/Adventure Camp: Canyon Hiking

The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are back for another adventure and this time they'll be travelling to a rainforest! Once they arrive in the dense, overgrown rainforest, the campers explore different levels of the ecosystem, including the forest floor and the canopy of leaves at the top of the forest. After a hike thro...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom

Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home th...

12:00 pmSesame Street Astronaut Elmo

Rosita, Elmo, and Abby pretend to be astronauts and use their imagination to go into space. With help from Chris, they figure out which 'space tool' to use to fix their ripped space ship.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell

When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with 'the real Denny,' so he enl...

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! Wacky Washi/When The Bowl Breaks

In Tokyo, when Andy wants to make posters for Senor Fabuloso, he and the others embark on a journey through the colorful world of Japanese papermaking and kites / In Tokyo, when Leo accidentally breaks his dad's special bowl, he learns about 'Kintsugi,' a way of repairing broken pottery to make it even more special.

2:00 pmNature Cat The Deal with Eels/Skip It!

It could quite possibly be Nature Cat's worst nightmare! Squeeks tells her friends a spooky story of a creature that looks like a snake and swims in the river, and nobody knows where it comes from or where it goes. Nature Cat is just glad this is a story and not real, but Squeeks says it is real and shows a picture of the s...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Liturgusa Krattorum

The Kratt Bros. are hanging out with Shadow, the Black jaguar cub, when they receive news that a scientist has just named a newly discovered praying mantis species after them - Liturgusa krattorum. It's time to celebrate. But Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata and Chef Gaston Gourmand are not happy. They feel the species should ...

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Cabbagezilla/Name Game

Trini's excited to enter Big Green, her giant cabbage, into the Alaska State Fair, but a suspicious moose keeps nibbling its leaves. Trini and Molly research ways to keep moose out of gardens, and even email cabbage expert Sadie Albert for advice, but this moose is clever. Will there be anything left of Big Green before the...

3:30 pmXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I am Florence Nightingale/I am George Washington Carver

I am Florence Nightingale When Yadina gets the hiccups right before a big show & tell appearance, she turns to Xavier and Brad for help. Unsure how to cure her, the boys have some fun coming up with silly solutions, none of which work. To the Secret (hic) Museum! Our heroes travel back in time to meet legendary nurse Floren...

4:00 pmOdd Squad Dance Like Nobody Is Watching/Recipe for Disaster

Dance Like Nobody is Watching - When the alarm system at Headquarters is triggered, Olive, Otto, Ms. O, and Oscar must avoid a series of booby traps in order to shut it off. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; pattern recognition and extension. Recipe for Disaster - Olive and Otto explain to Ms. O how a case went wrong, each in...

4:30 pmArthur Brain's Brain/Brain Sees Stars

Brain's Easter egg hunts are notoriously hard. But this year's might prove impossible if Brain can't remember where he hid the final egg. To track down the missing memory, Brain, D.W., and Bud venture where no kid has gone before: Brain's brain! Educational Objective: Brain explores the inner workings of the brain. Crazy co...

5:00 pmArchaeology Adventures: Early Alabama History

Archaeology Adventures will focus on Alabama pre-history and history through the lens of archaeology. Students will observe archaeologists on excavations, interview historians and visit historic sites?such as Moundville, The Poarch Band of Creek Indians Archives, Old Mobile and Old Cahawba archaeological sites as they learn...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 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.

9:00 pmMemory 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.

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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