PBS TV Guide Listings

Live TV schedule for PBS in the Eastern Time Zone

This is the PBS TV schedule for the next 12 hours within the Eastern Time Zone. More detailed TV listings can be found by going to our local TV guide.

12:00 AMFinding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. 
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out about the privileged lineages claiming Glenn Close and John Waters as descendants.
1:00 AMPBS American Portrait 
Across America, people film themselves as they try to preserve or change long-standing traditions.
2:00 AMFrontline 
A look at how crisis and tragedy have prepared Joe Biden to be America's next president.
3:00 AMAmerican Masters 
African American entertainers such as Lena Horne, Nina Simone, and Pam Grier are spotlighted.
5:00 AMAntiques Roadshow 
A look at the worth of the treasures from the 2007 Baltimore Roadshow.
6:00 AMReady Jet Go! 
A shaky moon surface surprises the kids and Sunspot; and the kids try to train Jet to act less like an alien from outer space.
6:30 AMArthur 
There's a new hallway monitor: George Lundgren; and Ladonna Compson is shocked to learn that not everyone likes her.
7:00 AMMolly of Denali 
Molly and the gang organize an outhouse race to determine who will become "Winter Champions"; Molly decides to create a tutorial video to help her Great-Aunt Merna train her dog to find her keys.
7:30 AMWild Kratts 
Chris and Martin learn about baby elephants when they care for one that was separated from its mother.
8:00 AMHero Elementary 
AJ wants to do all the activities on his super fun list, but it's summertime and everything on his list is a winter activity. Sparks' Crew works together to devise solutions for adapting to the seasonal changes.
8:30 AMXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum 
9:00 AMCurious George 
George finds himself headed to Mars with the Man With the Yellow Hat; Marco needs masa (cornmeal) in order to make tortillas for his abuela's birthday.
9:30 AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood 
Daniel learns that it's sometimes good to go slow when he and Grandpere bake raisin bread together; and Daniel's class takes a nature walk.
10:00 AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood 
Daniel plays a snowflake in the Snowflake Day Show.
10:30 AMElinor Wonders Why 
Elinor and her friends decide they need to find a better way to hide while playing Hide-And-Go-Seek.
11:00 AMSesame Street 
Zoe and Rosita help Nina dog-sit, but their arms get tired after continuously throwing the balls. They don't give up and keep thinking of a way to solve this problem, and eventually they figure out how to design a bike-powered, ball-throwing machine they can pedal using their feet.
11:30 AMPinkalicious & Peterrific 
Pinkalicious loses precious sleep after she befriends an owl in her backyard at bedtime.
12:00 PMDinosaur Train 
When the Conductor gets sick and can't do his job, he appoints his nephew Gilbert to take over!

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