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April 27, 2015
12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Wolf Hall On Broadway"  We focus on Wolf Hall, the two-part stage adaptation of Dame Hilary Mantel's brilliant historical novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies about the fickle and spoiled Henry VIII, King of England, ambitious chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, who facilitated Henry's disposing of his wives, acts which in turn resulted in a profound change in the history of the Western World. Our guests are Dame Hilary, actors Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell) and Nathaniel Parker (King Henry VIII) plus director Jeremy Herrin who discuss the lives and undoing of the characters in this gripping drama, now on Broadway. [P]

12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Wolf Hall On Broadway"  The stage adaptation of Dame Hilary Mantel's brilliant historical novels "Wolf Hall" is discussed. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Can Philosophy of Religion Find God?"  Does God exist? What are God's attributes and traits? How to examine such questions about God? Philosophy enables analysis and provokes insight. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Can Philosophy of Religion Find God?"  Philosophy enables analysis and provokes insight in order to examine questions about God. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "What A Nightmare!"  Marie-Laure has gone out and not returned. Mireille panics and Robert rushes over to help. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "What A Nightmare!"  Marie-Laure has gone out and not returned. Mireille panics and Robert rushes over to help. [P]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "More Variety, More Riches"  In the garden next to Saint-Germain-des-Pres, our travelers are looking for a theme for their trip. They can't agree, but mention of the cider of Normandy awakens their thirst, and they adjourn to the nearby Cafe des Deux Magots. [P]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "More Variety, More Riches"  In the garden next to Saint-Germain-des-Pres, our travelers are looking for a theme for their trip. They can't agree, but mention of the cider of Normandy awakens their thirst, and they adjourn to the nearby Cafe des Deux Magots. [P]

2:00 AM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Atom"  A history of the atom, from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th century, and a new challenge for the world of physics. [P]

2:30 AM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Particles and Waves"  Evidence that light can sometimes act like a particle leads to quantummechanics, the new physics. [P]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  Hockey Sticks - Nicholas and Jordan love hockey. They know that carbon nanotubes are used in some hockey sticks, but aren't sure how the tiny structures change the equipment. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  The kids explore butterfly wings at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham and Duke University. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  Nicholas and Jordan learn more about carbon nanotubes. Emily and Julie wonder why butterfly wings are so colorful. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "A Biz: What Is It?"  You'll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high school twins with a cake decorating company, and the college student seeking investors for his successful corporation. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "A Biz: What Is It?"  A successful business supplies goods or services and earns more money than it spends. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Greening of Suburbia: Lake County, Illinois"  In years past, developers would build typical subdivisions around golf courses and tennis courts. But today, with the growing interest in environmental conservation and local food systems, savvy developers are building self-contained communities around organic farMs. The focus is on creating a sustainable community and outreach programs geared to helping all generations embrace local, in-season food as well as the agrarian lifestyle. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Greening of Suburbia: Lake County, Illinois"  Savvy developers are building self-contained, sustainable communities around organic farMs.. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Skunked!"  When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Skunked!"  The Wild Kratts try to reclaim their headquarters when a group of skunks take over the Tortuga. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Gubana and Colomba/Gubana E Colomba"  Pastry Master Chef Nick Malgieri joins Mary Ann nella cucina to reveal the secret of creating the perfect Gubana, a sweet, spiraled cross between bread and cake, filled with chocolate, raisins, and orange zest. Mary Ann makes Easter that much sweeter by preparing a classic, dove-shaped Colomba. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Gubana and Colomba/Gubana E Colomba"  Pastry Master Chef Nick Malgieri creates the perfect Gubana and Mary Ann makes dove-shaped Colomba. [P]

6:30 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Argentina Remembered"  Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. [P]

6:30 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Argentina Remembered"  Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri and Roasted and Grilled Potatoes are served. [P]

7:00 AM 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon In the eighth installment of his ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong to discover what forces drive a city in which the spiritual concept of chi and the worldly concept of wealth coexist. Bangs begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on earth, Chinese New Year. [P]

7:00 AM 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon Explore the dazzling Chinese New Year festival and streets beneath the Central District skyscrapers. [P]

7:00 AM 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon In the eighth installment of his series, traveler Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong. He begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on Earth, Chinese New Year. [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Lexington Project 2015/Finishing Details"  Roger and landscape designer Tim Lee place the first new plants in the landscaping plan. Richard is using two kinds of radiators to bring heat to the garage and the upstairs sitting room. [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Lexington Project 2015/Finishing Details"  Insulated steel garage doors and the simple cabinets in the upstairs laundry room are showcased. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Pub Table"  This week on Rough Cut, we'll be building a versatile draw leaf table and show you the secret that allows good leaves to appear and disappear whenever you need them. Lending a hand in the shop is a special guest Eli Cleveland, Rough Cut's technical advisor. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Pub Table"  A draw leaf table and the secret that allows good leaves to appear and disappear are showcased. [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Kids, Kids and More Kids"  Kids and broccoli aren't traditionally a match, but studies show that if you teach children how to grow vegetables, they are more likely to eat it. Learning about their food sources will also lead to healthier lifestyles as they grow up. [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Kids, Kids and More Kids"  When kids learn about their food sources, it will lead to healthier lifestyles as they grow up. [P]

9:30 AM 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Bench Jewelry Techniques"  Patti Bullard shares some bench jewelry techniques that don't require a lot of space or supplies, plus a tip on how to choose the right pliers for a special project. She also shows how to texture bracelets and earrings. [P]

9:30 AM 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Bench Jewelry Techniques"  Patti Bullard shares some bench jewelry techniques that don't require a lot of space or supplies. [P]

10:00 AM 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch Meets Art"  A basic lesson on darning feet is shared. "Art" up a traditional quilt block with fusible web. [P]

10:00 AM 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch Meets Art"  Stitching can be its own art form and transform your quilt design. Our first guest is Ellen Anne Eddy. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Rocky Mountain Refuge, Part 2"  Jerry uses a beautiful rocky mountain acrylic painting with an outstanding composition for a mixed media painting. Jerry slowly and methodically works through the mysteries of water miscible oils. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Rocky Mountain Refuge, Part 2"  Jerry methodically works through the mysteries of water miscible oils for this mixed media painting. [P]

11:00 AM 
Perfect Day  "Green Paths - Mon, Denmark"  Host Claus Meyer visits the white-cliffed island of Mon, in the south of Denmark, on a crisp and clear winter day. There, he makes vitamin-packed juice and cooks codfish on the beach. [P]

11:00 AM 
Perfect Day  "Green Paths - Mon, Denmark"  Raw Winter Vegetable Juice, Roast Leg of Goat and Steamed Cod Fillet with Fried Cod Roe are made. [P]

11:00 AM 
Perfect Day  "Green Paths - Mon, Denmark"  Host Claus Meyer visits the white-cliff island of M�n, in the south of Denmark, where he makes vitamin-packed juice and cooks codfish on the beach. [P]

11:30 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Cooking with Cane Berries"  Caprial and John go u-picking to gather a sampling of the region's abundant cane berries. Blackberry Pie with Pecan Crumble; Raspberry Almond Cakes. [P]

11:30 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Cooking with Cane Berries"  The Pences gather a sampling of Oregon's abundant crop, which go into blackberry pie with pecan crumble and raspberry almond cakes. [P]

11:30 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Cooking with Cane Berries"  Blackberry Pie with Pecan Crumble and Raspberry Almond Cakes are prepared. [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Philippe De Montebello and Michael Kimmelman"  As director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philippe de Montebello, nearly doubled the size of the museum, modernized its research, and helped establish new standards for museums worldwide. Now retired, this longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, continues to be recognized as an authority and passionate observer of art. [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Philippe De Montebello and Michael Kimmelman"  The director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art talks with The New York Times art critic. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "What A Nightmare!"  Marie-Laure has gone out and not returned. Mireille panics and Robert rushes over to help. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "What A Nightmare!"  Marie-Laure has gone out and not returned. Mireille panics and Robert rushes over to help. [P]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "More Variety, More Riches"  In the garden next to Saint-Germain-des-Pres, our travelers are looking for a theme for their trip. They can't agree, but mention of the cider of Normandy awakens their thirst, and they adjourn to the nearby Cafe des Deux Magots. [P]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "More Variety, More Riches"  In the garden next to Saint-Germain-des-Pres, our travelers are looking for a theme for their trip. They can't agree, but mention of the cider of Normandy awakens their thirst, and they adjourn to the nearby Cafe des Deux Magots. [P]

2:00 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Atom"  A history of the atom, from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th century, and a new challenge for the world of physics. [P]

2:30 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Particles and Waves"  Evidence that light can sometimes act like a particle leads to quantummechanics, the new physics. [P]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  Hockey Sticks - Nicholas and Jordan love hockey. They know that carbon nanotubes are used in some hockey sticks, but aren't sure how the tiny structures change the equipment. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  The kids explore butterfly wings at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham and Duke University. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  Nicholas and Jordan learn more about carbon nanotubes. Emily and Julie wonder why butterfly wings are so colorful. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "A Biz: What Is It?"  You'll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high school twins with a cake decorating company, and the college student seeking investors for his successful corporation. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "A Biz: What Is It?"  A successful business supplies goods or services and earns more money than it spends. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Greening of Suburbia: Lake County, Illinois"  In years past, developers would build typical subdivisions around golf courses and tennis courts. But today, with the growing interest in environmental conservation and local food systems, savvy developers are building self-contained communities around organic farMs. The focus is on creating a sustainable community and outreach programs geared to helping all generations embrace local, in-season food as well as the agrarian lifestyle. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Greening of Suburbia: Lake County, Illinois"  Savvy developers are building self-contained, sustainable communities around organic farMs.. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals . [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Team Motherboard has made it to the Slugball Open finals, but Hacker tries to ruin everything. [P]

6:00 PM 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch Meets Art"  A basic lesson on darning feet is shared. "Art" up a traditional quilt block with fusible web. [P]

6:00 PM 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch Meets Art"  Stitching can be its own art form and transform your quilt design. Our first guest is Ellen Anne Eddy. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Rocky Mountain Refuge, Part 2"  Jerry uses a beautiful rocky mountain acrylic painting with an outstanding composition for a mixed media painting. Jerry slowly and methodically works through the mysteries of water miscible oils. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Rocky Mountain Refuge, Part 2"  Jerry methodically works through the mysteries of water miscible oils for this mixed media painting. [P]

7:00 PM 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Mountain Riches"  Back in the mountain region of Valdres, Tina makes fried fudge cheese with cloudberries and parsley. As the main dish, she prepares creamy chanterelles with cured mutton and lingonberries. [P]

7:00 PM 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Mountain Riches"  Tina prepares Fried Fudge Cheese and creamy Chanterelles with cured Mutton and Lingonberries. [P]

7:30 PM 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Breakfast Favorites"  French Toast with Butter Braised Strawberries in a Cassis Sugar; Matzo Brei; Breakfast Burrito with Ham, Eggs & Parmesan Crust; Kir Royal. [P]

7:30 PM 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Breakfast Favorites"  French Toast with Butter Braised Strawberries in a Cassis Sugar and a Breakfast Burrito are served. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Lexington Project 2015/Finishing Details"  Roger and landscape designer Tim Lee place the first new plants in the landscaping plan. Richard is using two kinds of radiators to bring heat to the garage and the upstairs sitting room. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Lexington Project 2015/Finishing Details"  Insulated steel garage doors and the simple cabinets in the upstairs laundry room are showcased. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age. [I]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age. [I]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age. [I]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week"  Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season on every religious and social calendar. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua and Lago de Atitlan and discovers that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition, at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture. [P]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week"  Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week is celebrated as the most significant and festive season. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Heartwarming Comfort Foods"  Who doesn't love comfort food?? In this episode, Lidia shares some of her most requested and delicious comfort food recipes: Pasta and Bean Soup; Decadent Ham in Marsala Sauce; and her Italian version of one of America's favorites: Hamburger with Homemade Ketchup. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Heartwarming Comfort Foods"  Pasta and Bean Soup, Decadent Ham in Marsala Sauce and Hamburger with Homemade Ketchup are made. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country  "Black and White Desserts"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Chocolate Angel Pie. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of processed egg whites. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country  "Black and White Desserts"  Julia Collin Davison shares the secrets to Chocolate Angel Pie. Black and White cookies are made. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Better Built Blt's"  DUSKIE ESTES/Fried Green Tomato BLT w/Tabasco Aioli. On this episode of Simply Ming, we cook with a sure fire hit: bacon! You can never have enough bacon and it goes with everything. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Better Built Blt's"  A Panko-crusted Eggplant BLT is served. Chef Duckie Estes creates a Fried Green Tomato BLT. [P]

11:00 PM 
Perfect Day  "Green Paths - Mon, Denmark"  Host Claus Meyer visits the white-cliffed island of Mon, in the south of Denmark, on a crisp and clear winter day. There, he makes vitamin-packed juice and cooks codfish on the beach. [P]

11:00 PM 
Perfect Day  "Green Paths - Mon, Denmark"  Raw Winter Vegetable Juice, Roast Leg of Goat and Steamed Cod Fillet with Fried Cod Roe are made. [P]

11:00 PM 
Perfect Day  "Green Paths - Mon, Denmark"  Host Claus Meyer visits the white-cliff island of M�n, in the south of Denmark, where he makes vitamin-packed juice and cooks codfish on the beach. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age. [I]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age. [I]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age. [I]


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