WKAR-HD/23 TV Schedule

Sunday, December 21
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Program
3:00 AM
Sacred Journeys With Bruce Feiler
“Lourdes”
Biblical scholar Bruce Feiler and modern sojourners undertake pilgrimages to sacred sites in this series, which begins with wounded warriors who hope to be healed in the waters of Lourdes, France.
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4:00 AM
Sacred Journeys With Bruce Feiler
“Shikoku”
Pilgrims in Japan visit 88 temples while walking an 870-mile trail.
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5:00 AM
Washington Week With Gwen Ifill
Topics include the normalization of ties with Cuba; the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures; and the possibility that both Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016.
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5:30 AM
Charlie Rose: The Week
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6:00 AM
Sid the Science Kid
“The Reason Sid's Sneezin'”
Sid learns about allergies after he discovers that, like his dad, he's allergic to pollen.
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6:30 AM
Peg + Cat
“The Flat Woman Problem; The Hanukkah Problem”
Triangulo and Flat Woman team up to triangulate and flatten the entire town; Albert Einstein invites Peg and Cat over on Hanukkah.
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7:00 AM
Curious George
“Candy Counter; Curious George, Rescue Monkey”
George agrees to watch a vendor's candy counter for an afternoon, but he makes a mess when he tries to stack the candies on display. Also: George volunteers with a fire department and his skills are put to the test during a rescue.
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7:30 AM
Curious George
“The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat; Bee Is for Bear”
George accidentally damages his mentor's yellow hat after it returns from the cleaners, and he tries to get it repaired before his friend comes home.
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8:00 AM
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
“Daniel's Winter Adventure; Neighborhood Nutcracker”
Daniel and Prince Wednesday are excited to go sledding until they see how tall the hill is; and Daniel fills in for an ill Prince Wednesday in a production of "The Nutcracker Ballet."
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8:30 AM
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
“Snowflake Day”
Daniel plays a snowflake in the Snowflake Day Show.
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9:00 AM
Sesame Street
“Waiting for the Present”
Rosita learns self-control when it comes to opening presents.
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9:30 AM
Martha Speaks
“Martha's Holiday Surprise; We're Powerless”
With a blizzard closing in, Martha and Skits set out to rescue Mittens the cat and her kittens, who are stuck in an alley; a blackout interrupts a video game being played by Helen, T.D. and Truman.
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10:00 AM
WordGirl
“The Rise of Miss Power”
Parts 1 of 2 of 4. Miss Power, a new superhero, arrives in town, but she unleashes her wrath on everyone, not just villains.
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10:30 AM
Signing Time!
“Nice to Meet You”
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11:00 AM
Sid the Science Kid
“I Want to Be a Scientist”
Watching squirrels, Sid wonders what kind of scientist studies animals. He learns the answer when the class goes on a field trip to the Science Center, where Gabriela's mom, a marine biologist, talks about how she scuba dives with whales.
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11:30 AM
Odd Squad
“Life of O'Brian; Whatever Happened to Agent Oz?”
Olive offended O'Brian, but she's not sure how; Olive tells Otto about what happened to Agent Oz, Octavia's partner.
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12:00 PM
America's Heartland
Injured Oklahoma farmers saved by air-rescue personnel; a blind teenager's cattle-raising skills; a New England town's efforts to save a family farm.
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12:30 PM
Off the Record
State government issues and events are examined.
1:00 PM
The McLaughlin Group
Long-running panel discussions on topical (mostly political) issues that sometimes play like a noisy family dinner in which everyone speaks at once, until moderator John McLaughlin brings all to order.
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1:30 PM
Washington Week With Gwen Ifill
Topics include the normalization of ties with Cuba; the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures; and the possibility that both Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016.
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2:00 PM
Moyers & Company
“The New Robber Barons”
America's Gilded Age is compared to the present by historian Steve Fraser (" The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power").
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2:30 PM
Spotlight on the News
A public-affairs series.
3:00 PM
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Topics include the refugee crisis in Turkey; a National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibition of images of Mary by Renaissance and Baroque artists; and a sing-along to Handel's "Messiah" at northern Virginia's Fairlington United Methodist Church.
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3:30 PM
Start-Up
“Cultured Club: Yotopia; Murfie”
Yotopia, an Iowa City frozen yogurt shop that uses local ingredients; Murfie, a unique online music store that turns old CDs and LPs into high-quality digital files.
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4:00 PM
To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé
Topics include the year's sexual assault stories; a pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart; and Kathleen Bogle's "Kids Gone Wild."
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4:30 PM
Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick
“Victoria Tennant: Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo”
Victoria Tennant discusses "Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo," about her mother, who was prima ballerina for the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo and also for the Ballet Theatre in New York.
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5:00 PM
PBS NewsHour Weekend
Included: the controversy over a mosque in Kennesaw, Ga.
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5:30 PM
Charlie Rose: The Week
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6:00 PM
The Truth About Money With Ric Edelman
A woman with no credit history; why change is good. Also: saving for retirement; profiting from 4D printing.
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6:30 PM
Tracks Ahead
“FairPlex”
A railway historical society in Southern California; one of the country's oldest garden railroads; the Sunset Valley, Ore., railroad; a toy-and-train museum in Vermont; a ride through New York's Finger Lakes region.
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7:00 PM
Doc Martin
“Sickness and Health”
In the series 6 premiere, Portwenn is abuzz with the news that Doc and Louisa are planning to marry.
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8:00 PM
Tales From the Royal Bedchamber
The bedrooms of Britain's kings and queens are explored by historian Lucy Worsley, who shows how the height of the royal beds mirrors the power of the monarchy at any point in time.
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9:00 PM
Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey, Season 4: Part 6”
As "Downton Abbey" continues, Robert and Thomas leave on an unexpected trip; Mary and Blake bond over pigs; and Green returns to Downton with Gillingham.
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10:00 PM
Masterpiece Classic
“Downton Abbey, Season 4: Part 7”
As "Downton Abbey" continues, Robert and Thomas return from America; Bates takes a day off; Edith and Rosamund announce their plan to travel abroad; a suitor woos Mary; and Rose makes her move.
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11:30 PM
Off the Record
State government issues and events are examined.