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Pledge Programs for Thu December 12, 2019

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1:00 amMemory 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.

3:00 amBrain 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.

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 Circulation

This upbeat episode focuses on movements designed to get the blood flowing through the body.

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 A Prickly Problem/A Shedtime Story

Oh no! Norman the Squirrel and the rest of the woodland creatures are scared. There was a porcupine sighting in the woods, so they're all hiding in Hal's doghouse to stay safe. Stay safe? What's so scary about porcupines? Well, according to Norman the Squirrel, the quills on porcupines' back are like sharp needles and porcu...

7:00 amWild Kratts Golden Bamboo Lemur

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts learn from Wild Kratts Kid, Patricia Ranomafana, that a Golden Bamboo lemur baby has been born. The Team decides to stay a bit longer to learn about this rare lemur.

7:30 amMolly of Denali Grandpa's Drum/Have Canoe, Will Paddle

Molly finds an old photo of Grandpa as a child and is shocked to see him singing and drumming-Grandpa neversings. When Grandpa tells her he lost his songs when he gave his drum away, Molly goes on a mission to find his drum and return his songs to him. / The Qyah Canoers are ready for their first competition. There's just o...

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Winston Churchill/I Am Cleopatra

I am Winston Churchill Brad is excited to join a small group of boys building a castle in the KidZone, but his enthusiasm quickly disappears when they refuse to listen to any of his ideas. Brad knows he could help make their castle amazing, if only they'd listen. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet some...

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! You Froze My Shorts/What A Matryoshka

When the Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm, the kids and Luna search for ways to keep warm. / In Moscow, Leo orders a Russian nesting doll for Senor Fabuloso, but accidentally gets an absurdly huge one!

9:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Duckling Goes Home/Daniel Feels Left Out

Duckling Goes Home: Today at school, the children find out that Ducky has grown too big to be their classroom pet and it's time to take him back to the farm. This news is very upsetting, especially to Daniel and Miss Elaina. The children cope with their sadness in different ways and soon they feel a little bit better. Danie...

9:30 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Firefighters at School/Daniel's Doll

Firefighters at School - The volunteer firefighters of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe make a special visit to school. Daniel and his friends discover that a person can be many different things - a doctor and a firefighter - even at the same time! Daniel's Doll - Daniel receives a new doll from his Grandpere, and he can't ...

10:00 amSesame Street Four Furry Superheroes

Telly, Abby, and Elmo want to pretend to be their favorite superheroes - The Furry Four.

10:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Sweet Pea Pixie/Pink Piper

It's time for the Sweet Pea Pixies to emerge from their pods in the Pinkville Community Garden, but one pixie has trouble flying. It's up to Pinkalicious and Peter to show her how to spread her wings and take off! Pinkalicious writes a song about her favorite color for school, but no matter where she goes to practice, she k...

11:00 amDinosaur Train A Heck of a Neck/Gilbert Visits The Nest

The Pteranodon kids have a Nature Trackers adventure when they meet Denise Diplodocus, a super-long, super big dinosaur. At first the kids mistake Denise's neck for a snake, and tail as a bridge. Later, Denise amazes the kids, telling them how hard it is for her to raise up her long, heavy neck. Shiny and the others help he...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink

Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so mu...

12:00 pmSesame Street Four Furry Superheroes

Telly, Abby, and Elmo want to pretend to be their favorite superheroes - The Furry Four.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers

Tired of always being the 'nervous friend,' Dunk decides he will no longer puff up or get upset. At first, Splash, Bubbles and Ripple are happy that Dunk won't be nervous, but soon realize that Dunk's cautiousness and puffing up serves a great function in their relationship. / Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day with Tid...

1:00 pmPinkalicious & Peterrific Sweet Pea Pixie/Pink Piper

It's time for the Sweet Pea Pixies to emerge from their pods in the Pinkville Community Garden, but one pixie has trouble flying. It's up to Pinkalicious and Peter to show her how to spread her wings and take off! Pinkalicious writes a song about her favorite color for school, but no matter where she goes to practice, she k...

1:30 pmLet's Go Luna! You Froze My Shorts/What A Matryoshka

When the Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm, the kids and Luna search for ways to keep warm. / In Moscow, Leo orders a Russian nesting doll for Senor Fabuloso, but accidentally gets an absurdly huge one!

2:00 pmNature Cat A Prickly Problem/A Shedtime Story

Oh no! Norman the Squirrel and the rest of the woodland creatures are scared. There was a porcupine sighting in the woods, so they're all hiding in Hal's doghouse to stay safe. Stay safe? What's so scary about porcupines? Well, according to Norman the Squirrel, the quills on porcupines' back are like sharp needles and porcu...

2:30 pmWild Kratts: A Creature Christmas

In this one-hour special, it's Christmas time and the Wild Kratts are taking a break from creature adventuring to celebrate. But when the Wild Kratts receive an alert that their favorite creatures are suddenly disappearing around the globe, their holiday party quickly turns into a rescue mission. Our heroes must race agains...

3:30 pmXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Winston Churchill/I Am Cleopatra

I am Winston Churchill Brad is excited to join a small group of boys building a castle in the KidZone, but his enthusiasm quickly disappears when they refuse to listen to any of his ideas. Brad knows he could help make their castle amazing, if only they'd listen. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet some...

4:00 pmOdd Squad Oscar of All Trades/Swamps 'n' Gators

Oscar of All Trades - Oscar tells Olive about his early days at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; estimating. Swamps 'N' Gators - Olive and Otto get trapped inside a board game. Curriculum: Number counting and operations; recognizing the number items in a set and adding and subtracting.

4:30 pmArthur Nicked by a Name/The Play's The Thing

Nicked by a Name - There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other....it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever? The Play's the Thing - The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - an...

5:00 pmVietnam Veterans Memorial: An Alabama Bicentennial

Students will come face-to-face with the Vietnam War when they meet veterans and visit The Vietnam Veterans Memorial during this virtual event . The story of the war will be revealed through compelling stories grounded in the personal experiences of Alabama veterans and others who were touched by the Vietnam War. Our studen...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

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 pmJesse Cook: Beyond Borders

Enjoy an immersive musical journey with the acoustic guitar virtuoso as he blends rumba and flamenco with elements of jazz and world music. This latest concert special was filmed over the 31 days of Cook's coast-to-coast tour of Canada.

10:30 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...

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