Alabama Public Television Pledge Schedule
Alabama Public Television

Pledge Programs for Fri December 13, 2019

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12:30 amRick Steves' Tasty Europe

In RICK STEVES' TASTY EUROPE, travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the Continent. Join Rick as he slurps seasonal raw herring in Holland and then savors a farm-to-table country...

1:00 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...

3:00 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.

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 Core Strengthening

Mary Ann shares exercises that help build core strength which plays an important role in balance and back strength.

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 Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun

Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse. Upon investigating, the gang finds a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof! In trying to stop the woodpecker to save Hal's roof, and allow them to get back to band practice, the gang finds out more about woo...

7:00 amWild Kratts Komodo Dragon

While Koki is monitoring her daily 'villain watch', she discovers that Gourmand is heading to the island of Komodo. The name sounds familiar, but she can't recall why, so she goes and asks the Kratt Brothers who do a double take. The island only has the world's largest lizard - the Komodo dragon! They decide they better go ...

7:30 amMolly of Denali Hot Springs Eternal/Tooeys Hero

It's a cold winter and Molly is set on discovering a hot springs Grandpa Nat once found in a blizzard, so she sets off with Grandpa, Dad, and Tooey on two snowmobiles and with a list of vague directions. When night falls, the success of their backwoods adventure will come down to determination and traditional Alaska Native ...

8:00 amXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Julia Child/I Am Neil Armstrong

8:30 amLet's Go Luna! Glocken Around The Clock/Good Knight

'Glocken Around the Clock' In Munich, Leo is put in charge of baby Mathilda for the day and finds it takes a special kind of Glockenspiel to make her happy. 'Good Knight' In Munich, when Honey pretends to be a hamster in distress, Carmen and the others must rescue her from Neuschwanstein Castle.

9:00 amClifford The Big Red Dog Special

The PBS launch of the revamped Clifford the Big Red Dog! Join Emily Elizabeth and her big red dog, Clifford, as they explore their island home and go on big new adventures! With a fun and furry new cast of characters and brand-new original songs, Clifford's world, and heart, just keep on growing!

10:00 amSesame Street Walking The Dog

Elmo wants to be a dog walker just like Dog Walker Grover. His friends help him practice by pretending to be different kinds of dogs.

10:30 amPinkalicious & Peterrific Secret Sculpture/The Celebrator

Pinkalicious, Peter and friends set out to explore Pinkville Green and discover a secret statue to play on! Mr. Crunk tells them not to touch the art, but it looks so fun! Can you play with art? Pinkville's birthday is coming up, and Mommy has made just the invention for the occasion - the celebrator! It's so much fun to us...

11:00 amDinosaur Train Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree

Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gle...

11:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Checking The Boxes/Batteries Not Included

Sally and Nick have wrapped Father's Day gifts, but when they get mixed up the kids can't tell which is which. Cat takes them to Zippy Zaroo's Cookie Factory where each cookie has a toy inside. When the shrunken Thingamajigger ends up inside a cookie, they have to use their knowledge about the properties of matter and deduc...

12:00 pmSesame Street Walking The Dog

Elmo wants to be a dog walker just like Dog Walker Grover. His friends help him practice by pretending to be different kinds of dogs.

12:30 pmSplash and Bubbles Whitebeard/Coral Day

Ripple is excited because, according to legend, tonight is the night that Whitebeard, a mysterious creature who lives in the North Pole, sails over Reeftown, singing his beautiful music. She tries to convince the other Reeftown friends to stay up and watch for him to appear. / It's the holiday season in Reeftown as everyone...

1:00 pmClifford The Big Red Dog Special

The PBS launch of the revamped Clifford the Big Red Dog! Join Emily Elizabeth and her big red dog, Clifford, as they explore their island home and go on big new adventures! With a fun and furry new cast of characters and brand-new original songs, Clifford's world, and heart, just keep on growing!

2:00 pmNature Cat Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun

Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse. Upon investigating, the gang finds a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof! In trying to stop the woodpecker to save Hal's roof, and allow them to get back to band practice, the gang finds out more about woo...

2:30 pmWild Kratts Puffin Rescue

When a rogue wave crashes into the Tortuga, the Wild Kratts get separated. Jimmy and Aviva end up on rafts in the middle of the ocean. Koki is trapped on a sinking Tortuga. While Chris and Martin end up on two islands. Chris is alone on his island, but Martin isn't. He soon discovers a creature friend - a Puffin! Martin beg...

3:00 pmMolly of Denali Hot Springs Eternal/Tooeys Hero

It's a cold winter and Molly is set on discovering a hot springs Grandpa Nat once found in a blizzard, so she sets off with Grandpa, Dad, and Tooey on two snowmobiles and with a list of vague directions. When night falls, the success of their backwoods adventure will come down to determination and traditional Alaska Native ...

3:30 pmXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum I Am Julia Child/I Am Neil Armstrong

4:00 pmOdd Squad The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away

The Odd Antidote - When Ms. O has bizarre side effects after being sprayed by a weird plant, Olive and Otto must travel around town finding the correct measurements of the ingredients for the medicine to cure her, all while keeping Ms. O's condition a secret from her. Curriculum: Measuring, comparison. The One that Got Away...

4:30 pmArthur Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie

When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work. Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean...

5:00 pmMission Control: Human Spaceflight Learning Adventure

Mission Control: Human Spaceflight is an exciting opportunity for students to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United States landing on the moon (July 20, 1969) and participate in the excitement and fascination of space and space travel without leaving their desks. This celebration of historical, current and future man...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmWashington Week

Join moderator Robert Costa for a robust roundtable discussion with award-winning journalists who provide reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the nation's capital.

7:30 pmFiring Line with Margaret Hoover

FIRING LINE WITH MARGARET HOOVER is a refreshing reprisal of William F. Buckley's iconic PBS program, a smart, civil and engaging contest of ideas. The series maintains the character of the original, conservative in its faithfulness to bedrock American values but diligent in its commitment to civility and the rigorous excha...

8:00 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.

9:00 pmClassic 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.

11:01 pmCeltic Woman: Ancient Land

Delight in the shimmering voices and enchanting music of this new concert filmed at the beautiful Johnstown Castle in Wexford, Ireland. Features stunning new music from the latest album, Ancient Land, along with a selection of timeless classics.

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