WKAR-HD/23 TV Schedule

Sunday, March 29
Time
Program
8:00 AM
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
“Daniel Gets Frustrated; Frustration at School”
Daniel becomes frustrated when he can't do what he wants; Daniel can't find the toy he wants to play with.
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8:30 AM
Forte
Michigan high school band and orchestra programs share their stories as they prepare for the state's music festival.
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9:00 AM
Sesame Street
“Hansel & Gretel's Playdate with Big Bird”
Hansel and Gretel are afraid they'll forget how to return to the subway station when the visit Big Bird, so they leave a trail of cookie crumbs.
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9:30 AM
Martha Speaks
“Martha in the White House”
The president wants a canine companion, so Martha recommends several of her neighborhood pals. But it's Martha who's summoned to the White House when one of the president's aides learns that she can speak.
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10:00 AM
WordGirl
“Plain Old Mischief; House Arrest”
WordGirl battles Big Left Hand Guy and InvisiBill, who are plotting a major heist; Becky whiles away the time waiting on Chuck.
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10:30 AM
Signing Time!
“Helping Out Around the House”
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11:00 AM
Sid the Science Kid
“Now That's Using Your Brain”
Sid learns about the brain and how it controls many different things, including walking, thinking and breathing.
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11:30 AM
Odd Squad
“My Better Half; The Confalones”
Symmetrical objects are vandalized; objects and people disappear from inside an Italian restaurant.
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12:00 PM
America's Heartland
A timber harvest in South Dakota; blueberry recipes; Internet-aided female farmers; an Arizona farm that raises cactus.
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12:30 PM
Off the Record
State government issues and events are examined.
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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 desertion charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl; the President's decision to slow U.S.-military withdrawal from Afghanistan; the bipartisan House bill that will change how doctors are paid under Medicare.
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2:00 PM
America by the Numbers With Maria Hinojosa
“Native American Boomtown”
The benefits and consequences of the North Dakota oil boom for Native Americans on the Fort Berthold Reservation, which has 1000-plus oil wells.
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2:30 PM
Spotlight on the News
A public-affairs series.
3:00 PM
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
A Minnesota company's inventions that are serving poor farmers around the globe are spotlighted; former football player Jim Kelly discusses his life and faith; and an interview with author and surgeon Atul Gawande about his book "Being Mortal".
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3:30 PM
Start-Up
“Break Away and Take a Vacation”
Included: Akwaaba, a unique bed-and-breakfast in Brooklyn; La Dorita, a brand of dulce de leche; and Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Milwaukee.
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4:00 PM
To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé
Topic: mosques for women.
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4:30 PM
Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick
“Rod Pyle: Innovation the NASA Way”
Rod Pyle ("Innovation the NASA Way") is interviewed.
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5:00 PM
PBS NewsHour Weekend
Included: Americans abandoning cable subscriptions to watch TV online.
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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
When to dip into a retirement nest egg to buy a home. Also: Moore's law; choosing the right words.
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6:30 PM
Tracks Ahead
“Wanamaker, Kempton and Southern”
A tourist line in eastern Pennsylvania; a layout honoring one of the longest rail lines in the country; a collector who specializes in repurposing industrial rail parts; and the Colorado Rail Museum.
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7:00 PM
Doc Martin
“Born With a Shotgun”
Martin and Louisa are at their wits' end due to their constantly wailing baby; Aunt Ruth deals with an intruder on the farm; Martin treats a woman who believes her son is poisoning her.
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8:00 PM
Call the Midwife
Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, Nurse Barbara Gilbert, while a random encounter brings Trixie face to face with the darker side of life, making her determined to do more to help those with nothing.
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9:00 PM
Mr. Selfridge on Masterpiece
Season 3 begins with Harry and family at a loved one's funeral; and, in time, celebrating the marriage of his eldest daughter. Happenstance, meanwhile, reunites Henri and Agnes; and Lord Loxley digs for dirt on Harry.
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11:00 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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11:30 PM
Off the Record
State government issues and events are examined.
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