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May 27, 2015
12:00 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband the sultan with nightly tales, lest she lose her life in the morning. This wellspring of storytelling, circulating from medieval Persia to Egypt to Iraq, like its wily raconteur lives on in many modern adaptations. [P]

12:00 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband with nightly tales, lest she lose her life. [P]

12:30 AM 
About Benjamin For more than two centuries, biographers have endeavored to define Benjamin Franklin's greatness. In celebration of the tercentenary, or 300th birthday, of one of America's founding fathers, ABOUT BENJAMIN uncovers the man behind the countless achievements in science, art, medicine, education and politics. [P]

12:30 AM 
About Benjamin In celebration of the 300th birthday of one of America's most famous inventors and statesmen, documentary filmmakers look at Benjamin Franklin and his contributions to science, art, medicine, education and politics. [P]

12:30 AM 
About Benjamin Historians, curators & authors discuss Franklin's scientific, artistic & political achievements. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway II"  In the Latin Quarter. Mireille runs into Robert at a cafe, and they walk again to the Luxembourg Garden. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway II"  Mireille runs into Robert at a cafe, and they walk again to the Luxembourg Garden. They discover they have an acquaintance in common, and Robert makes another interesting discovery, Mireille has a younger sister. [P]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway III"  Mireille and Robert are talking in the Luxembourg Garden. Robert wants Mireille to join him in calling on their common acquaintance, but she has already planned a trip to Chartres. [P]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway III"  Mireille and Robert are talking in the Luxembourg Garden. Robert wants Mireille to join him in calling on their common acquaintance, but she has already planned a trip to Chartres. [P]

2:00 AM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Energy and Eccentricity"  The precise orbit of a heavenly body. [P]

2:30 AM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Navigating In Space"  Voyages to other planets use the same laws that guide planets around the solar system. [P]

3:00 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  This episode focused on the formation of continents. It introduced geologist James Hutton and his theories about the formation of mountains and continents. [P]

3:00 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved. [P]

3:30 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  This episode examined the process by which the earth continuously creates and destroys its surface; explained Nicholas Steno's discovery that layers in rock were caused by sediment and could be used to date rocks; and showed how viscous rocks form folds. It also explained how faults occur between land masses; showed how scientists measure their strike and dip to predict how they moved; and demonstrated the difference between stress and strain. [P]

3:30 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Gecko Feet/Nasturtium Leaves"  Gecko Feet - Jennifer and Nooshin like rock climbing. They wonder how some lizards can climb rocks so easily. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Gecko Feet/Nasturtium Leaves"  The climbing ability of different lizards is compared at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Gecko Feet/Nasturtium Leaves"  Jennifer and Nooshin compare the climbing ability of different lizards.Jasmine and Melinda learn that surfaces at the nanoscale aren't always smooth, and that nano hairs on nasturtium leaves cause them to be water repellent. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Building Your Business Online"  In today's world, great tools are available for you to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Building Your Business Online"  Learn the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses and meet a graphic designer. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Northwest Flower & Garden Show; Behind the Scenes of Making it Great"  As we visit one of the greatest flower and garden shows of our time, we go behind the scenes to see every part of how the show comes together. From bare indoor space, to awe inspiring, full-blown gardens, from award-winning designers, world-renowned speakers, every year gardeners from around the world just can't get enough of this great show. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Northwest Flower & Garden Show; Behind the Scenes of Making it Great"  A look at how these display gardens are created and how to get the most from your visit to any show. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "When Fish Fly"  Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "When Fish Fly"  Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. [P]

6:00 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "New England"  Raichen grills clams with sambuca and Italian sausage. Swordfish is married with a summer salsa. A Thanksgiving turkey is prepared with a maple syrup brine. [I]

6:00 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "New England"  Raichen grills clams with sambuca and Italian sausage. Swordfish is married with a summer salsa. A Thanksgiving turkey is prepared with a maple syrup brine. [I]

6:00 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "New England"  Raichen grills clams with sambuca and Italian sausage. Swordfish is married with a summer salsa. A Thanksgiving turkey is prepared with a maple syrup brine. [I]

6:30 AM 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Southern Michigan"  Today on Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking, Pete joins three top chefs from metropolitan Chicago and travels three hours into the neighboring Michigan countryside for the makings of a true Midwestern meal. Cooking by the beautiful lakeside party are The Hearty Boys, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh. [P]

6:30 AM 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Southern Michigan"  Breakfast Radishes with Butter and Sea Salt and Cornmeal Spaetzle with Charred Grape Tomatoes. [P]

7:00 AM 
Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser  "The Channel Island of Sark"  Exploring the Island of Sark with Kira is a unique look at the last feudal state in the western world - a tiny, ruggedly beautiful island in the English Channel with only 600 contentedly car-phobic residents. Interviews include Seigneur Michael Beaumont, the feudal lord who inherited the island from his grandmother -- the infamous Dame of Sark. [P]

7:00 AM 
Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser  "The Channel Island of Sark"  In the Outer Hebrides, which are the most exposed to the power of the Atlantic, the wildlife is some of the most spectacular in Europe. Seabirds rush to feed their chicks while avoiding murderous intentions of predators. [P]

7:00 AM 
Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser  "The Channel Island of Sark"  Carriage driving and cave exploring are featured on this beautiful island in the English Channel. [P]

7:30 AM 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Los Angeles - Culture, History and Art"  Los Angeles is the city of endless entertainment with hundreds of museums and cultural centers throughout the area. The city of angels is known for Hollywood and its beaches, but it is way more than that. [P]

7:30 AM 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Los Angeles - Culture, History and Art"  The Original Farmers Market, the Grove, the Getty Museum and the La Brea Tar Pits are highlighted. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Electrical Vehicle Charger Install/Kitchen Sink Install"  Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install an electric vehicle charger next to his house. The guys ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a homeowner install a new kitchen sink. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Electrical Vehicle Charger Install/Kitchen Sink Install"  Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install an electric vehicle charger next to his house. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Ultimate Outdoor Chair"  A strip quarter-sawn white oak and "Domino" sculptured gem. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Ultimate Outdoor Chair"  A strip quarter-sawn white oak and "Domino" sculptured gem is featured. [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden SMART We, as gardeners, can make a difference with the plants we choose and the materials we use in growing those plants. Some great plant ideas and design ideas. [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden SMART Experts discuss the plants they choose and the materials they use in growing those plants. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Thanksgiving"  Guest chefs from Frankie's restaurant put a new twist to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner with salad, stuffing and apple tart. Join the Katie Brown Workshop crew to create a stylish feather wreath and a burlap feather centerpiece. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Thanksgiving"  Salad, stuffing, apple tart, a feather wreath and a burlap feather centerpiece are showcased. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knitting Daily  "Dyeing to Knit"  Learn about the fascinating world of hand-dyed yarns. Eunny Jang begins with a tutorial on mitered squares--a way of using small amounts of colorful yarns. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knitting Daily  "Dyeing to Knit"  Learn about the world of hand-dyed yarns. Eunny Jang provides a tutorial on mitered squares. [P]

10:30 AM 
Beauty of Oil Painting with Gary and Kathwren Jenkins  "Pink Delight"  [P]

11:00 AM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. [P]

11:00 AM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser, Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp and more. [P]

11:30 AM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Oaxaca's Top Chefs"  Oaxaca has long been known for its seven moles, unparalleled home-cooking and remarkable market fare. Lately, its restaurant reputation has skyrocketed, too. [P]

11:30 AM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Oaxaca's Top Chefs"  Rick visits four top chefs in Oaxaca City, tours their restaurants and cooks in their kitchens. [P]

12:00 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband the sultan with nightly tales, lest she lose her life in the morning. This wellspring of storytelling, circulating from medieval Persia to Egypt to Iraq, like its wily raconteur lives on in many modern adaptations. [P]

12:00 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband with nightly tales, lest she lose her life. [P]

12:30 PM 
About Benjamin For more than two centuries, biographers have endeavored to define Benjamin Franklin's greatness. In celebration of the tercentenary, or 300th birthday, of one of America's founding fathers, ABOUT BENJAMIN uncovers the man behind the countless achievements in science, art, medicine, education and politics. [P]

12:30 PM 
About Benjamin In celebration of the 300th birthday of one of America's most famous inventors and statesmen, documentary filmmakers look at Benjamin Franklin and his contributions to science, art, medicine, education and politics. [P]

12:30 PM 
About Benjamin Historians, curators & authors discuss Franklin's scientific, artistic & political achievements. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway II"  In the Latin Quarter. Mireille runs into Robert at a cafe, and they walk again to the Luxembourg Garden. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway II"  Mireille runs into Robert at a cafe, and they walk again to the Luxembourg Garden. They discover they have an acquaintance in common, and Robert makes another interesting discovery, Mireille has a younger sister. [P]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway III"  Mireille and Robert are talking in the Luxembourg Garden. Robert wants Mireille to join him in calling on their common acquaintance, but she has already planned a trip to Chartres. [P]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Getting Underway III"  Mireille and Robert are talking in the Luxembourg Garden. Robert wants Mireille to join him in calling on their common acquaintance, but she has already planned a trip to Chartres. [P]

2:00 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Energy and Eccentricity"  The precise orbit of a heavenly body. [P]

2:30 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Navigating In Space"  Voyages to other planets use the same laws that guide planets around the solar system. [P]

3:00 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  This episode focused on the formation of continents. It introduced geologist James Hutton and his theories about the formation of mountains and continents. [P]

3:00 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved. [P]

3:30 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  This episode examined the process by which the earth continuously creates and destroys its surface; explained Nicholas Steno's discovery that layers in rock were caused by sediment and could be used to date rocks; and showed how viscous rocks form folds. It also explained how faults occur between land masses; showed how scientists measure their strike and dip to predict how they moved; and demonstrated the difference between stress and strain. [P]

3:30 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Gecko Feet/Nasturtium Leaves"  Gecko Feet - Jennifer and Nooshin like rock climbing. They wonder how some lizards can climb rocks so easily. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Gecko Feet/Nasturtium Leaves"  The climbing ability of different lizards is compared at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Gecko Feet/Nasturtium Leaves"  Jennifer and Nooshin compare the climbing ability of different lizards.Jasmine and Melinda learn that surfaces at the nanoscale aren't always smooth, and that nano hairs on nasturtium leaves cause them to be water repellent. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Building Your Business Online"  In today's world, great tools are available for you to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Building Your Business Online"  Learn the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses and meet a graphic designer. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Northwest Flower & Garden Show; Behind the Scenes of Making it Great"  As we visit one of the greatest flower and garden shows of our time, we go behind the scenes to see every part of how the show comes together. From bare indoor space, to awe inspiring, full-blown gardens, from award-winning designers, world-renowned speakers, every year gardeners from around the world just can't get enough of this great show. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Northwest Flower & Garden Show; Behind the Scenes of Making it Great"  A look at how these display gardens are created and how to get the most from your visit to any show. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "A Whale of a Tale"  With special guest star Al Roker. A trip to R-Fair City nearly turns into a monster mash when Hacker abducts Glowla, a beautiful cyberlady who generates pure energy. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "A Whale of a Tale"  The kids must find an abducted cyberlady and stop her reprogrammed trick whale from it's rampage. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knitting Daily  "Dyeing to Knit"  Learn about the fascinating world of hand-dyed yarns. Eunny Jang begins with a tutorial on mitered squares--a way of using small amounts of colorful yarns. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knitting Daily  "Dyeing to Knit"  Learn about the world of hand-dyed yarns. Eunny Jang provides a tutorial on mitered squares. [P]

6:30 PM 
Beauty of Oil Painting with Gary and Kathwren Jenkins  "Pink Delight"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Kevin Dundon's Back to Basics  "Pastry"  Kevin explores the history of pastries and modern updates to sweet and savory versions; we explore the history of Dunbrody Country House and its kitchen garden. Recipes include: Shortcrust Pastry; Garden Vegetable Flan; Suet Pastry; Steak and Kidney Pie; Choux Pastry; and Chocolate Eclairs. [P]

7:00 PM 
Kevin Dundon's Back to Basics  "Pastry"  Recipes include Shortcrust Pastry, Garden Vegetable Flan, Suet Pastry and Steak and Kidney Pie. [P]

7:30 PM 
Chef's Life  "Blueberries and Boiling Over"  After a year recovering from a restaurant fire and re-opening Chef and the Farmer, Vivian and Ben open a burger/oyster bar called the Boiler Room. Vivian boils over with the stress of staffing adjustments, testing new menu concepts and the task of putting 500 pounds of blueberries to good use. [P]

7:30 PM 
Chef's Life  "Blueberries and Boiling Over"  Vivian and Ben open the Boiler Room, a burger/oyster bar featuring Vivian's blueberry BBQ sauce. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Electrical Vehicle Charger Install/Kitchen Sink Install"  Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install an electric vehicle charger next to his house. The guys ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a homeowner install a new kitchen sink. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Electrical Vehicle Charger Install/Kitchen Sink Install"  Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install an electric vehicle charger next to his house. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Monaco's harbor, Nice's promenade des Anglais and the hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. [P]

9:00 PM 
Music Voyager  "Lafayette: Sounds from the Bayou"  In this enchanting episode, host Jacob Edgar experiences the food, lifestyles and culture of Southwest Louisiana. Lafayette is the epicenter of Cajun and Creole culture, where the infectious rhythms of Zydeco and Cajun music echo across the bayou. [P]

9:00 PM 
Music Voyager  "Lafayette: Sounds from the Bayou"  Experience the food, lifestyles and culture of Louisiana's epicenter of Cajun and Creole culture. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "The Versatile Tomato and All Things Italian"  Tomatoes are known in the Italian culture although the tradition goes way beyond the simple tomato sauce. Lidia gathers some of her favorite tomato based recipes and shares them in this episode including: Tomato and Mint Salad, Tomato and Ricotta Crostini, Spaghetti with Quick Pantry Sauce. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "The Versatile Tomato and All Things Italian"  Tomato and Mint Salad, Tomato and Ricotta Crostini and Spaghetti with Quick Pantry Sauce are made. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old-Fashioned Sweet Endings"  Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Peaches and Cream Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for rolling pins. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old-Fashioned Sweet Endings"  Peaches and Cream Pie, Cream Cheese Pound Cake and top picks for rolling pins are showcased. [P]

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Shaking Up The Margarita"  The Mercado Lazaro Cardenas is pretty standard as far as markets in Mexico City go. But turn one corner and suddenly you're in a different world: The world of coffee geeks, of which Rick is a proud citizen. [P]

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Shaking Up The Margarita"  The Passmar Cafe Finos stall brews Espresso with Natillas and Cappuccino with Blue Curacao. [P]

11:00 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. [P]

11:00 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser, Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp and more. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Monaco's harbor, Nice's promenade des Anglais and the hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. [P]


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