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Pledge Programs for Sat December 14, 2019

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1:00 amJesse 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.

2:30 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.

4:30 amChristmas at the Governor's Mansion

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey welcomes everyone in the state on a tour of the Alabama Governor's Mansion in Montgomery, which is beautifully adorned for the Christmas season. The tour includes several rooms - the main entrance, sitting room, sun room and more - featuring holiday decor by volunteer designers from around the stat...

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 Hip Mobility

Maintaining flexibility in the hips is an important strategy to ensure healthy aging. Mary Ann spends time during this workout focusing on this area of functional fitness.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Shoulderstand Fun

Upside down poses are especially fun when you try the variations. Open your legs wide in Shoulderstand Twist to test your balance and flexibility.

7:00 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...

7:30 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...

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! 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 amOdd 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.

9:30 amAlabama Scholars Bowl

High school teams from all across the state compete for scholarship money in the new Saturday morning series Alabama Scholars Bowl. Questions in science, technology, engineering, math and history are provided by National Academic Quiz Tournaments and the competition is certified and operated by the Alabama Scholastic Compet...

10:00 amAlabama Day Parade: Live from Montgomery

Alabama Public Television presents live coverage of Alabama Day 2019 celebrations in Montgomery on Alabama's 200th birthday. CAPITOL JOURNAL host Don Dailey is emcee for the annual Alabama Day Parade.

11:30 amDiscovering Alabama State Capitals

In commemoration of the Alabama Bicentennial, Discovering Alabama takes a special look at Alabama's several historic state capitals. St. Stephens was Alabama's territorial capital in 1817. Huntsville was home of the state convention in 1819, and Cahaba (or Cahawba) became the first "permanent" state capital in 1820. Alabam...

12:00 pmAlabama Day Dedications: Live from Montgomery

Alabama Public Television continues live coverage of Alabama Day 2019 celebrations in Montgomery on Alabama's 200th birthday.

1:01 pmQ: Alabama Barbecue Legends

Alabama has more barbecue joints per capita than any other state. Filmmaker Norton Dill explores the reason by visiting with Alabama barbecue greats such as John Bishop Jr. from Dreamland Bar-B-Que, Don McLemore and Chris Lilly from Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Nick Pihakis from Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q, Van Sykes from Bob Sykes Ba...

2:00 pmDiscovering Alabama State Archives

Alabama was the first state in the nation to create an archive of its history, and this new episode of Discovering Alabama reveals the amazing scope of this collection. The director and staff of the Archives discuss their work preserving artifacts and records of the past, and the importance of telling the most complete stor...

2:29 pmDiscovering Alabama Prattville/Autauga County

Doug Phillips tells the story of Prattville and Autauga County, where Daniel Pratt created a manufacturing empire that provided cotton gins to farmers around the world.

3:00 pmDiscovering Alabama Tuscaloosa City

Officially one day older than the State of Alabama, the City of Tuscaloosa developed in an area of natural bounty that supported indigenous tribes, European settlement and a cotton economy that would lead to Civil War. Today it's a thriving cosmopolitan city. Doug Phillips explores the many ways Tuscaloosa reflects the stor...

3:29 pmMonograph

On this edition of Monograph, meet Paul Cordes Wilm and see his interactive "folk-pop" mural at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Birmingham-based mixed media painter Erin Mitchell uses her work to confront personal vulnerabilities, carve out confidence, and celebrate strength in her experience. And Byron Sonnier is a Louisiana...

4:00 pmAlabama Day Concert: Live from Montgomery

Alabama Public Television continues live coverage of Alabama Day 2019 celebrations in Montgomery. Popular Alabama musicians lend their talents to this two-hour concert celebrating the Bicentennial.

6:00 pmChristmas at the Governor's Mansion

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey welcomes everyone in the state on a tour of the Alabama Governor's Mansion in Montgomery, which is beautifully adorned for the Christmas season. The tour includes several rooms - the main entrance, sitting room, sun room and more - featuring holiday decor by volunteer designers from around the stat...

6:30 pmJourney Proud Guadalupe Celebration

The Festival of the Virgin of Guadalupe is celebrated on December 12 by Mexicans throughout the world and commemorates the storied appearance of the Virgin Mary to the Indian Juan Diego in 1531, marking the beginning of Christianity in Mexico. At St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Leeds, Alabama, the observance of this festiv...

7:00 pmAlabama: Hymns & Gospel Favorites

One of the most acclaimed country bands of all time, Alabama celebrate their love for gospel music in this collection of songs of faith including

8:30 pmMuscle Shoals to Music Row Memphis Ukulele Band Christmas Special

In this special edition of Muscle Shoals to Music Row Live, The Memphis Ukulele Band brings a new holiday flavor we like to call "Ukulele Soul." Filmed in Partnership with Ditty TV at their studios in Memphis, TN, this show features new songs, old favorites, deep-catalog classics and more than a few surprises, all wrapped i...

9:30 pmMuscle Shoals to Music Row Tribute to Hank Williams

MUSCLE SHOALS TO MUSIC ROW pays tribute to the famed Alabama songwriter and performer with a special hour featuring some of his biggest hits. Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys perform.

10:30 pmDugger Mountain Christmas Special 2017 Beckys Dream Xmas 2017

Dugger Mountain Music Hall assembled very special performances by a number of musical artists for this Christmas celebration featuring a mix of popular and original songs. Bob Mcleod ("Who Your Friends Really Are"), Kelli Johnson ("A Little More Jesus"), Buddy Causey ("Please Come Home for Christmas"), Tony Yardley ("What C...

11:00 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.

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