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12:00 AM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. [P]

12:30 AM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone I"  Mireille and Robert are having an aperitif at the Closerie des Lilas and discussing their school days. Mireille is enthusiastic about one of her art history teachers. Robert is not amused. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone II"  Trying to impress Mireille, Robert criticizes the educational system. He has taken a leave of absence from college to "find himself." "Poor thing," says Mireille, "were you lost?" [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse. [G]

3:00 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge. [G]

3:30 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life. [G]

4:00 AM 
Curiosity Quest  "Salmon Hatchery"  Join Joel and the Curiosity Quest crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Economic Cycles (What Goes Up Must Come Down)"  Trends in the economy go up and down. Learn how trends can affect a business. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Critter Control: Natural Ways to Repel Backyard Wildlife Pests (Atlanta & Athens, GA)"  Learning to live in harmony with nature becomes a bit more daunting when some of our furry friends are using our gardens and landscapes as their personal buffet. In this episode we explore natural ways to safely and humanely repel them for good. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Polar Bears Don't Dance"  While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. [P]

6:00 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Carnivores Unite!"  We get it: most of America runs on beef, pork and chicken. So today, Sara's got meat and lots of it. [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Phyllo Dough"  This intriguing pastry dough ("phyllo" is Greek for "leaf") has so much creative potential. Brodie unravels the mystery of how to handle, prepare and cook with phyllo. [P]

7:00 AM 
Grand View  "North Cascades National Park"  [P]

7:30 AM 
New Fly Fisher  "Falcons Ledge Utah"  [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Solving a Melted Mystery/Performing a Whole-House Energy Audit"  General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner solve the mystery of her melted vinyl siding. Then, Tom, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Kevin and a specialist perform a whole-house energy audit. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Media Center"  The final project of Season 3 takes on Olympic proportions when Tommy visits the home of Jim Craig, legendary hockey goalie, to create a Media Center, fit for a gold medal. Flat screen TV's tend to be a focal point in a room, but this Walnut Media Center allows the Craigs to highlight a few other prized possessions. [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden SMART Find out what all the fuss is about when GardenSMART talks native plants with gardening experts. Tune in to the pros and cons of going native. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Spring"  Welcome spring with vintage-inspired remnant tablecloth and framed vases and recipes including green garden soup and an apricot almond cake. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Garments - Tops"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Rouen"  In the French town of Rouen, Frank visits a ceramics museum, recalls Joan of Arc and paints a vase of daffodils. [P]

11:00 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Wine Pairing Dinner"  The Pences choose a white and a red wine for, first, oven poached halibut with ginger and then chilies braised beef with olive and roasted garlic butter. [G]

11:30 AM 
Cuisine Culture  "Chef Yoram Nitzam"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. [P]

12:30 PM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone I"  Mireille and Robert are having an aperitif at the Closerie des Lilas and discussing their school days. Mireille is enthusiastic about one of her art history teachers. Robert is not amused. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone II"  Trying to impress Mireille, Robert criticizes the educational system. He has taken a leave of absence from college to "find himself." "Poor thing," says Mireille, "were you lost?" [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse. [G]

3:00 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge. [G]

3:30 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life. [G]

4:00 PM 
Curiosity Quest  "Salmon Hatchery"  Join Joel and the Curiosity Quest crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Economic Cycles (What Goes Up Must Come Down)"  Trends in the economy go up and down. Learn how trends can affect a business. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Tip It Or Dip It"  Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning?. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Mother's Day"  Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. [P]

7:00 PM 
3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. 3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! with Joel Fuhrman, MD is a sixty-minute pledge program that directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. [P]

9:00 PM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Turkey's Turquoise Coast"  Viewers will be forgiven for thinking the southern Turkish coast on the Mediterranean Sea more closely resembles the Italian countryside or Greek islands. That's because the best Greek and Roman ruins are found in Turkey. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. [P]

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mexican Microbrews and Pub Fare"  Many of us experienced our first Mexican beer on a beach with a squeeze of lime. Now we're happy to see a beer revolution rumbling in the Baja peninsula. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Wine Pairing Dinner"  The Pences choose a white and a red wine for, first, oven poached halibut with ginger and then chilies braised beef with olive and roasted garlic butter. [G]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 2"  Rick's travel tips includes planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, traveling by car or train and avoiding scams. Part 2 of 3 [G]


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