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 AMThe This Old House Hour 
Tom and Jeff build ceiling. Local granite cut to size. Complex septic system installation. How interior doors are built. In the second half: Heath replaces toggle switch; affordable drilling and installation of geothermal heat pumps.
1:00 AMIndependent Lens 
The fate of the local interpreters who helped U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Those who took the job were often considered traitors. Some have been able to leave their home countries and reach safety, while others still languish in hiding.
2:00 AMFinding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. 
Andy Samberg and George R. R. Martin have family mysteries solved by DNA detective work.
3:00 AMLife From Above 
A look at the fragile planet and how much it's changing. Cameras in space show growing cities, disappearing forests and melting glaciers, but one country regenerated a landscape and helped save a chimpanzee family.
4:00 AMNature 
How nature's biggest beasts conquer their environments, including the Komodo dragon, giraffe and bird-eating armored ground cricket.
5:00 AMNOVA 
How Leonardo da Vinci used science to create his legendary artwork. Included: why Mona Lisa's smile is so captivating—and what it took to create it.
6:00 AMReady Jet Go! 
Jet flies across the world to experience winter and summer on the same day.
6:30 AMArthur 
D.W. wants to go to Mars; Dad's cake platter is cracked and the evidence points to Arthur, who sets out to clear his name.
7:00 AMCurious George 
The Renkins' granddaughter Allie becomes stuck in a tree while playing with George; George is locked in Pisghetti's basement with Hundley and Gnocchi.
7:30 AMNature Cat 
Hal forgets to buy gifts for his loved ones on Valentine's Day; and the groundhog won't come out of its hole on Groundhog Day because its weather predictions are sometimes wrong.
8:00 AMWild Kratts 
The brothers try to track a hummingbird, and discover that Gourmand has added the bird's eggs to his menu.
8:30 AMMolly of Denali 
Molly wants to show Trini the Northern Lights; and Molly discovers she has a knack for playing the drums.
9:00 AMXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum 
9:30 AMLet's Go Luna! 
10:00 AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood 
Daniel worries about what to wear; and a teacher has a new hairstyle.
10:30 AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood 
Daniel is excited about a book that he made and can't wait for show-and-tell to share it with his classmates; Daniel and Katerina learn patience while at a restaurant.
11:00 AMSesame Street 
Elmo and Rudy play bus driver and bus monitor, driving a homemade bus and helping their friends get around Sesame Street.
11:30 AMPinkalicious & Peterrific 
Peter thinks he's too short to do fun activities, so he makes shoes that let him jump really high.
12:00 PMDinosaur Train 
The Pteranodon family takes a riverboat trip. Buddy and Don vow to spend every minute together, but don't agree on how they should spend their time. Later, Grandpa Pteranodon tells Buddy about a legendary mosasaur that supposedly lives on the river.

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