PBS TV Guide Listings

Live TV schedule for PBS in the Central Time Zone

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

6:30 AMWild Kratts: A Creature Christmas 
The Kratts put their Christmas celebration on hold when creatures go missing.
7:30 AMMolly of Denali 
Molly finds an old photo of Grandpa as a child and is shocked to see him singing and drumming.
8:00 AMXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum 
I am Winston Churchill Brad is excited to join a small group of boys building a castle in the KidZone, but his enthusiasm quickly disappears when they refuse to listen to any of his ideas. Brad knows he could help make their castle amazing.
8:30 AMLet's Go Luna! 
The Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm.
9:00 AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood 
Daniel and his classmates are upset when they learn that Ducky, their pet, has grown too big and must be returned to the farm; Daniel feels left out after a brief visit with O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat, who've spent the day together.
9:30 AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood 
Volunteer firefighters visit Daniel's school; and Daniel can't wait to pretend to be a daddy when Grandpere gives him a new doll.
10:00 AMSesame Street 
Telly, Abby and Elmo pretend they're superheroes.
10:30 AMPinkalicious & Peterrific 
Sweet Pea Pixie has trouble flying so Pinkalicious shows her how to spread her wings.
11:00 AMDinosaur Train 
The kids meet a big dinosaur named Denise; Shiny wants everything to be perfect for Gilbert, Mr. Conductor's visiting nephew.
11:30 AMThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! 
The Cat takes Nick and Sally to the bottom of the ocean; the kids learn what happened to a puddle that disappeared.
12:00 PMSesame Street 
Telly, Abby and Elmo pretend they're superheroes.
12:30 PMSplash and Bubbles 
Dunk no longer wants to puff up; and Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day as "forest keepers."
1:00 PMPinkalicious & Peterrific 
Sweet Pea Pixie has trouble flying so Pinkalicious shows her how to spread her wings.
1:30 PMLet's Go Luna! 
The Circo gets frozen in by a Moscow storm.
2:00 PMNature Cat 
Nature Cat and his friends explore the great outdoors.
2:30 PMWild Kratts: A Creature Christmas 
The Kratts put their Christmas celebration on hold when creatures go missing.
3:30 PMXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum 
I am Winston Churchill Brad is excited to join a small group of boys building a castle in the KidZone, but his enthusiasm quickly disappears when they refuse to listen to any of his ideas. Brad knows he could help make their castle amazing.
4:00 PMOdd Squad 
Oscar recalls his first days at Odd Squad; and Olive and Otto become stuck inside a board game.
4:30 PMArthur 
New nicknames change the way everyone behaves; kids forgo playground fun in favor of their electronic gadgets.
5:00 PMReady Jet Go! 
The kids learn about recycling; and the kids hold a paper airplane contest.
5:30 PMPeg + Cat 
Peg and Cat learn about fractions while working at a pizza place; and, later, combat pizza pirates while delivering pizzas.
6:00 PMPBS NewsHour    new  
7:00 PMThe This Old House Hour 
Staircase is built. Kevin visits Idea House. Tom and Jeff work on the main staircase. Richard tours a factory to see how a furnace is built. In the second half: Tom checks out a women's-only DIY class; and Jenn plants a terraced garden.

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