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12:00 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Oceans"  Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Ni�o that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet's habitability. [G]

12:30 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Ecosystems"  Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "A New Corporate Order"  Explosion of U. S. industry after Civil War, and factors which motivate unprecedented growth. Power and wealth amassed by corporate magnates. Recruitment of labor force. Women and children in the workforce. Workers attempts to organize for better wages and working conditions. Measures used to stifle worker discontent. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Age of the City"  Industrialization shifts economic power and population to cities. Increase in immigration and ethnic neighborhoods; nativist reaction. City planning and infrastructure; urban transportation. Housing for wealthy, middle class, poor families. Threat of poverty, fire, disease. Growth of political machines, bossism. Consumerism. New leisure pastimes. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "More Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape at Home"  Orlando, FL. - In the previous episode, we uncovered some of the most common "non-green" choices we all make when gardening, and offered some better choices and simple solutions. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Soups"  [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Lamb"  From carpaccio to leg of lamb, stew and classic lamb chops, Brodie demonstrates the many ways to prepare this succulent meat. [P]

7:00 AM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Waterfowl, Part 1"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels up the east coast from South Carolina to Virginia photographing ducks, snow geese and wild tundra swans as they migrate south. [P]

7:30 AM 
Pedal America  "Let's Keep It Weird - Austin, Texas"  Austinites don't just party, they celebrate with bicycles to give added value to the city's motto "Let's Keep It Weird." Ira David hails Austin as a bicycle-friendly city when he visits a bicycle zoo and pedals in a bicycle parade. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Veneered Coffee Table with Metal Frame"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden Smart From grand houses to small cottages, a beautiful garden adds real value and makes spending time outside so much more enjoyable. Tune in as GardenSMART visits with experts who show us that friendly gardens don't need to be fancy or time consuming. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Under The Tuscan Sun"  Grab your passport because Katie and her workshop crew present sure-to-please Italian-inspired ideas. In the Kitchen: Tasty Polenta Bites, Italian-Style Focaccia Bread and Katie's Infamous Italian Chicken. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Construction Blueprints"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Wear Your Art On Your Sleeve"  From t-shirts to jeans, these fun projects give your clothes a twist. Learn to paint daisies using a shadowing effect, stitch up a coordinating tote bag and make your own matching clay buttons. [P]

11:00 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "New Varieties of Cherries"  The Pences visit a family-run orchard along Oregon's famous "Hood River Fruit Loop" and bring back some interesting new varieties of cherries. Flank Steak with Cherry and Onion Chutney; Chocolate Shortcakes with Sour Cherry Compote. [P]

11:30 AM 
Taste This!  "Best Deli Sandwiches"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Oceans"  Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Ni�o that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet's habitability. [G]

12:30 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Ecosystems"  Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "A New Corporate Order"  Explosion of U. S. industry after Civil War, and factors which motivate unprecedented growth. Power and wealth amassed by corporate magnates. Recruitment of labor force. Women and children in the workforce. Workers attempts to organize for better wages and working conditions. Measures used to stifle worker discontent. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Age of the City"  Industrialization shifts economic power and population to cities. Increase in immigration and ethnic neighborhoods; nativist reaction. City planning and infrastructure; urban transportation. Housing for wealthy, middle class, poor families. Threat of poverty, fire, disease. Growth of political machines, bossism. Consumerism. New leisure pastimes. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. [P]

7:00 PM 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: Napa Valley"  Napa is the premier wine-producing region of the United States and while great wine is produced in other parts of California, Napa Valley boasts an extraordinary list of famous wineries and wine makers. In this episode, we learn what makes Cabernet Sauvignon the undisputed king of Napa Valley. [P]

7:30 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dublin and Dun Laoghaire"  [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord. [G]

9:00 PM 
Grand View  "North Cascades National Park"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. [P]

10:30 PM 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "New Varieties of Cherries"  The Pences visit a family-run orchard along Oregon's famous "Hood River Fruit Loop" and bring back some interesting new varieties of cherries. Flank Steak with Cherry and Onion Chutney; Chocolate Shortcakes with Sour Cherry Compote. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord. [G]


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