WPBA TV Schedule

Thursday, December 18
Time
Program
2:30 PM
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
“Reindeer Games: Along Came a Spider”
A reindeer teaches Nick and Sally how to find things in the snow after their sled goes missing; a spider teaches the kids how to weave a web after their soccer net develops a hole.
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3:00 PM
Clifford the Big Red Dog
“The Great Race; Tummy Trouble”
T-Bone finds himself in a race with Mac (and learns that it isn't whether you win or lose but how you run the race that counts); Clifford and his dog friends eat too many treats and suffer tummy trouble.
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3:30 PM
Clifford the Big Red Dog
“Cleo Comes to Town; False Friends”
Cleo arrives on Birdwell Island (in flashbacks) and the friend-making process begins. Then she makes a new friend and ignores Clifford and T-Bone.
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4:00 PM
Arthur
“Best Wishes; The Tardy Tumbler”
George's lucky streak may come to an end when his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day; Prunella is thrilled when she makes the gymnastics team until she learns what time practice starts.
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4:30 PM
Odd Squad
“Crime at Shapely Manor”
Olive and Otto investigate an odd crime at Shapely Manor.
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5:00 PM
Curious George
“Curious George Sees Stars; Curious George Gets a Trophy”
George tries to count all the stars he sees in the sky, but it proves to be quite a challenge as he struggles to keep track of his tabulations. Also: George gets an ice-cream sculpture of a cat and sets out to show it to the Man in the Yellow Hat.
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5:30 PM
Wild Kratts
“Search for the Florida Panther”
The team works to rescue a Florida panther that was spotted near Alligator Alley highway.
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6:00 PM
Antiques Roadshow
“Madison, Wisconsin”
Part 1 of 3 in Madison, Wis., features an heirloom art deco charm bracelet that may have a John D. Rockefeller link; a 1938 Martin D-18 guitar; and an angry 1976 letter from Frank Sinatra to Chicago Daily News columnist Mike Royko.
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7:00 PM
Cold War Roadshow: American Experience
“Cold War Roadshow”
The 12-day visit to the U.S. by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in 1959 is recalled. During that time, he attended an L.A. luncheon with Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor; saw a planned Disneyland excursion canceled; and met with Eleanor Roosevelt.
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8:00 PM
After the Wall: A World United
The November 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall was momentous, but it was only the beginning of the end of the Cold War. This documentary details what followed, including the March 1990 East Germany election that later led to its unification with West Germany.
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9:00 PM
Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World
A profile of Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates. Inluded: his charitable endeavors and challenges facing Microsoft.
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10:00 PM
Steve Jobs: One Last Thing
A profile of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (1955-2011). Included: an archival interview with Jobs in which he discusses his career and the principles that led to his success; colleagues offer their thoughts of his talents and achievements.
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11:00 PM
Silicon Valley: American Experience
Recalling Robert Noyce (1927-90), the leader of the "traitorous eight" who left Shockley Semiconductor Company in 1957 to form Fairchild Semiconductor, a company that became a pivotal player in the technology sphere.
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