wkar TV Schedule

Saturday, April 19
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Program
7:30 AM
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
“Teeny Weeny Adventure; I See Seeds”
Nick and Sally meet a variety of single-celled creatures; then the pair learn how trees spread their seeds.
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8:00 AM
Peg + Cat
“The Mega Mall Problem; The Cleopatra Problem”
Peg and Cat search the mall for the teens so that they can all enter a dance contest; Peg and Cat play marbles with Queen Cleopatra at the pyramids, but Peg's marble is stolen by a man with an orange beard.
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8:30 AM
WordWorld
“Bear's Bed Sled; Sh-Sh-Shark!”
Bear's excitement about sledding is dampened when she stubs her toe and can't go, leaving it to her friends to develop a plan that lets her stay in bed and sled at the same time. Later, Duck learns about the "sh" sound.
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9:00 AM
Martha Speaks
“Martha Speaks; Martha Gives Advice”
Martha faces off against a burglar in the opener of this animated series, in which the title character, a dog, gains the power of speech after eating alphabet soup. Then Martha becomes the host of a radio show and offers her advice on various issues.
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9:30 AM
The Electric Company
“Off Target”
The Season 3 opener introduces Marcus Barnes (Coy Stewart), a neighborhood kid with wordball-throwing potential. Francine and prankster-in-training Gilda (Carly Rose Sonenclar), ask Manny to help them stop Marcus from joining the Electric Company.
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10:00 AM
SciGirls
“The Awesome App Race”
A smartphone app is created about the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
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10:30 AM
Signing Time!
“My Day”
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11:00 AM
LRN 101
Highlighting the educational resources of Lansing.
11:30 AM
Rhythm Abroad
“Spain”
Host Brittany Pierce learns the flamenco during a visit to Spain's Andalusia region. She also tours the city of Seville, where stops include tapas bars, plazas and a flamenco dress shop.
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12:00 PM
Rick Steves' Europe
“French Riviera: Uniquely Chic”
A visit to the French Riviera includes Monaco's harbor, Nice's promenade des Anglais and the hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.
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12:30 PM
Victory Garden's edibleFeast
Harvesting crab and sea urchin off the California coast; making mulch; creating an artichoke appetizer. Also: naturally raised lamb at Magnolia Farm in Oregon.
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1:00 PM
Under the Radar Michigan
“Detroit”
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1:30 PM
This Old House
“Arlington Italianate Project 2014: Decorative Details”
A teak island top is installed in the kitchen; a vanity top is added to the master bath; an electronics nook is built; the pebble tiles on the shower floor are grouted; handmade wallpaper is hung; and a new front door is installed.
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2:00 PM
Ask This Old House
“Making a Home Accessible; Modifying a Bathroom and Dangerous Staircase”
Making a home wheelchair-accessible includes modifying a bathroom and several sets of stairs. Also: a dangerous staircase is rebuilt for a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing.
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2:30 PM
Hometime
“Ranch Addition Floors”
Reclaimed marble and polished concrete are used as two floors are completed in an addition.
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3:00 PM
The Woodwright's Shop
“Two Screws for You!”
Wooden vises are discussed.
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3:30 PM
MotorWeek
“Chevrolet Corvette Stingray”
The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Honda Fit are road tested. Also: updates on the Ram and Acura RLX.
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4:00 PM
Wilderness Journal
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4:30 PM
Michigan Out-of-Doors
A series aimed at outdoor-sports enthusiasts focuses on hunting and fishing. Also: wildlife and scenic areas around the state.
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5:00 PM
PBS NewsHour Weekend
Included: the cost of biologic drugs, which are more expensive in the U.S. than in Europe or Asia.
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5:30 PM
In Pursuit of Passion
“Blue Cup: Saronic Gulf, Greece”
The Blue Cup Regatta off the coast of Greece is experienced.
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6:00 PM
QuizBusters
A high-school quiz competition.
6:30 PM
QuizBusters
A high-school quiz competition.
7:00 PM
The Lawrence Welk Show
“Easter”
A 1979 Easter celebration includes "Easter Parade," "Give Me That Old Time Religion," "Tiptoe Through the Tulips," "The Lost Chord" and "Love Lifted Me."
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8:00 PM
Antiques Roadshow
“Kansas City”
Conclusion. In Kansas City, Mo., items include a 1955 Elvis Presley concert poster; an 1812 Marklin "Puritan" toy boat; and a 1919 Leon Gaspard "Portrait of Young Girl" oil painting. Also: Dorothea Lange photography is discussed.
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9:00 PM
Doc Martin
“Old Dogs”
Martin and Louisa share a disastrous first kiss; Martin gets a new receptionist; a local fisherman suffers from a list of ailments.
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10:00 PM
The Cafe
“Stags or Hens”
On the eve of their wedding, Richard and Ava enjoy their bachelor and bachelorette parties.
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10:30 PM
The Red Green Show
“The Elvis Sighting”
Elvis Presley is seen near Possum Lake. Also: Bill uses garbage containers as toboggans. Dougie: Ian Thomas. Bill: Rick Green.
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11:00 PM
Austin City Limits
“The Civil Wars; Punch Brothers”
The Civil Wars perform selections from their 2011 "Barton Hollow" album; the Punch Brothers highlight songs from their 2012 "Who's Feeling Young Now?" album.
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