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New Mexico PBS Schedule
What's On 5.1
Friday September 29, 2023
8:00 am

Molly of Denali
Come Back Birdie!/Winter Is Coming

Episode #203 | 29 min.

8:30 am

Alma's Way
Harper's Quick Change/All Rapped Up

Episode #132 | 29 min.


When Alma, Harper, and Rafia see a quick-change video Safina made, Harper wants to make a video for her dad of her changing into her robot costume that's just like it. The only problem is, they can't figure out how she changed her clothes so fast! They'll need a little help to make a video of their own. Alma is supposed to help Eddie record a rap, but starts a rap circle with Junior, Andre, and Becka instead.

9:00 am

Wild Kratts
Rainforest Stew

Episode #211 | 29 min.


When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest.

9:30 am

Curious George
Lost Treasure of Bugaboo Bend/Apple Pie of My Eye

Episode #1114 | 29 min.

10:00 am

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
The Family Campout/A Game Night for Everyone

Episode #415 | 29 min.


The Family Campout - Daniel and Dad Tiger head to the "Dad and Me" Camp-out, joined by his friends and their dads. When Katerina arrives with her mom, she notices that she's the only one who brought her mom. Henrietta assures Katerina that all families are different, and that's okay. A Game Night for Everyone - Daniel and Mom are on their way to "Mom and Me" Game Night when they run into O and X the Owl. O isn't sure if he can go to Game Night without a mom, but Uncle X assures him that he has his uncle, who loves him very much, to bring him.

10:30 am

Rosie's Rules
Rosies Switcheroo/Rosies Family Tree

Episode #132 | 29 min.


Rosie and Papa switch roles for the day, but it's a little trickier than they thought. / For Valentine's Day, Rosie tries to make a family tree by putting her family in a real tree.

11:00 am

Sesame Street
Goldilocks and the Three Homes

Episode #5233 | 29 min.


Elmo, Abby, Baby Bear, and Chris go to Fairy Tale Land to build a home for Goldilocks. They wonder if they can build a home for Goldilocks that's just right. What if they use a tape measure to measure her so the home isn't too big or too small? Let's try! It works. They didn't give up and built a home that's just right for Goldilocks.

11:30 am

Work It Out Wombats!
A Boxful of Snout / Postcard from Snout

Episode #117 | 29 min.


Uh oh! The Wombats accidentally "gift-wrapped" Snout while helping Mr. E. Can they figure out which box he's in? / Zeke misses Snout, who's accompanying Mr. E on a visit to Aunt Ida. Will a postcard from Snout chase away Zeke's blues?

12:00 pm

Donkey Hodie
A Donkey Dilemma/The Quiet Game

Episode #205 | 29 min.


Donkey promised to help Grampy bathe Gregory and also to play Bubble Bonanza with Panda today. What a dilemma! / The pals play too loudly while Rock Star Penguin tries to write a song. They make up a quiet game to help. Who can stay quiet the longest?

12:30 pm

Pinkalicious & Peterrific
Robotta's Singing Delivery Service/The Rhyme Off

Episode #307 | 29 min.


Robotta's Singing Delivery Service: When Robotta responds to a sung command, Pinkalicious and Peter get an idea to set up their own delivery service. Before long Robotta is singing and delivering packages all across Pinkville - though maybe not to the right address Curriculum: (Music) Changing the lyrics to a familiar song. The Rhyme Off: It's the right time for Pinkalicious to rhyme. Kendra agrees, and thinks it's a breeze. They must see who is truly the best when their rhyming is put to the test. Curriculum: Express yourself through rhymes. Interstitial: Kids from the Boston City Singers discuss the fundamentals of singing.

1:00 pm

Elinor Wonders Why
Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam

Episode #124 | 29 min.


Speedy Swimming - The kids go to the local lake for a nice swim and discover that many animals can swim really fast. Elinor then notices something interesting -- ducks, along with other animals that swim, like frogs and turtles, have webbed feet. The three little scientists discover that webbed feet help these creatures get around easier in the water, which makes them swim faster. The kids are inspired by this discovery and use flippers to swim fast all over the lake! Strawberry Jam - It's Elinor's Dad's birthday and he's in great spirits, because they are doing his favorite thing - going camping. But, when Elinor and Olive plan the perfect camping breakfast, they realize they're out of strawberry jam, which he loves. What are they going to do?! The two kids set out to find some strawberries and learn how to tell which strawberries are ripe and ready to be eaten and which are not. The two girls then use the ripe strawberries to make the perfect birthday breakfast for Elinor's Dad.

1:30 pm

Nature Cat
Great Salt Lake/The Praying Mantis Hunters

Episode #305 | 29 min.

2:00 pm

Evolution Earth

Episode #104 | 57 min.


At the planet's frozen extremes, shifts in animal movement and behavior reveal vital information about our future world. Examine polar bears in the Arctic, penguins in Antarctica and other animals wandering on icy islands.

3:00 pm

Operation Lighthouse Rescue

Episode #4313 | 57 min.


The Gay Head Lighthouse, a historic landmark perched high on the cliffs of Martha's Vineyard, is soon to become the next victim of the ocean's relentless erosion of the island's cliffs. Join engineers as they race to rescue this national treasure.

4:00 pm

Antiques Roadshow
Vintage Louisville 2021 Hour 1

Episode #2510 | 57 min.


Giddy-up to Derby City for updated Season 12 appraisals including a Dirk Van Erp lamp from around 1910, a J. Falter "Listening to the Sea" illustration and a 1919 Cincinnati Reds championship baseball. One is now valued at $150,000-$200,000.

5:00 pm

BBC News The Context

Episode #190 | 27 min.

5:30 pm

BBC World News America

Episode #2990 | 26 min.

6:00 pm

PBS NewsHour

Episode #14065 | 57 min.

7:00 pm

New Mexico In Focus

Episode #1714 | 57 min.

8:00 pm

Washington Week with the Atlantic

Episode #6314 | 27 min.

8:30 pm

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

Episode #714 | 27 min.

9:00 pm

36th Hispanic Heritage Awards

57 min.


Celebrate the recipients of the 36th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards. The evening commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month includes performances and appearances by some of the country's most celebrated Hispanic artists and visionaries.

10:00 pm

American Masters
A Song for Cesar

Episode #3701 | 87 min.


This is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who used music as a tool to unite and inspire workers during the United Farm Workers' struggle for better labor conditions. The film sheds light on the challenges that Chavez and his followers faced, and how they managed to overcome them through solidarity and perseverance. The film also touches on the broader historical context in which the United Farm Workers' struggle took place, including the social and economic realities of farm workers in the mid-20th century United States, the role of political activism and organizing in the civil rights movement, and the power of music as a medium for political expression and social change. Directed by Andres Alegria and Abel Sanchez.

11:30 pm

Amanpour and Company

Episode #6065 | 57 min.