For More Information: Lynn Brockmeyer, WPT publicist 608-263-3364, [email protected] Erik Ernst, WPT Promotion Manager, 608-265-3853, [email protected] Public Television's weekday schedule will offer special programs for families and children, Wednesday, Nov. 21, Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. WPT will present the following special programs.Wednesday, Nov. 216 a.m. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About ChristmasThursday, Nov. 226 a.m. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas7 a.m. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas8 a.m. Thomas & Friends "Special Times" 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Masterpiece Classic "Downton Abbey, Series II" Friday, Nov. 236 a.m. The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas9 a.m. Kids' Vote ‘12 winner (WordGirl or Daniel Tiger)11 a.m. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmasnoon Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas1 p.m. Arthur's Missing PalSaturday, Nov. 246 a.m. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas7 a.m. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About ChristmasCurious George: A Very Monkey Christmas finds Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat having a wonderful time getting ready for Christmas. There's only one dilemma — neither of them can figure out what to give the other for a present. In The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas, the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally take a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. Thomas & Friends "Special Times" features Thomas throwing a winter holiday party at Steam Works when his pals are in for repairs on the big day. Dowager Hatt holds a contest to see who can find the best Christmas tree on Sodor. Masterpiece Classic "Downton Abbey, Series II" offers adult viewers the opportunity to watch the entire second season of the Emmy Award-winning series that continues the story of aristocrats and their household servants during the World War I era. As part of the Wisconsin KidsVote project, a special program block features the winning candidate, Daniel Tiger or WordGirl, voted on by children in preschool through third grade. Arthur's Missing Pal has Arthur searching for his dog and enlisting the help of friends to track Pal down. While Pal discovers his newfound freedom, Arthur discovers how much he misses his dog. WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension. Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.