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August 28, 2015
12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Katharine Graham and Andrea Mitchell"  In an interview taped in 1997, Katharine Graham, former publisher of The Washington Post and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, talks with Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News. [P]

12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Katharine Graham and Andrea Mitchell"  The former publisher of The Washington Post talks with NBC's Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent. [P]

1:00 AM 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Thinking"  Begin to explore what it means to think algebraically and learn to use algebraic thinking skills to make sense of different situations. This session covers describing situations through pictures, charts, graphs, and words; interpreting and drawing conclusions from graphs; and creating graphs to match written descriptions of real-life situations. [P]

1:30 AM 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Patterns In Context"  Explore the processes of finding, describing, explaining, and predicting using patterns. Topics covered include how to determine if patterns in tables are uniquely described and how to distinguish between closed and recursive descriptions. [P]

2:00 AM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "From Atoms to Quarks"  Electron waves attracted to the nucleus of an atom help account for the periodic table of the elements and ultimately lead to the search forquarks. [P]

2:30 AM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Quantum Mechanical Universe"  A last look at where we've been and a peek into the future. [P]

3:00 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  This episode focused on what geology can tell us about the progression of life on Earth. It examined the study of fossils, both the actual remains of animals and the molds animals leave behind; chronicled efforts to explain the sudden extinction of dinosaurs; surveyed the vast wealth of fossils at the La Brea tar pits; and studied the implications on Darwin's theory of evolution. [P]

3:00 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  Chronicles the development of life on Earth. [P]

3:30 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Minerals: The Materials of Earth"  This episode focused on minerals. It examined their formation and structure; discussed the formation of crystals, such as quartz and table salt; demonstrated various uses of minerals; and showed how they help to preserve life. [P]

3:30 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Minerals: The Materials of Earth"  Covers the origins, classifications and uses of minerals. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "New York"  Explore the New York Hall of Science, the Bronx Zoo's Congo Gorilla Forest and Central Park. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "New York"  Jenn and Emily, members of the Junior United States Luge Team, slip slide away at the New York Hall of Science playground, investigating gravity and then applying what they learn to maximize their timings on the icy tracks at Lake Placid. Stanley and Jessica go ape, checking out the Bronx Zoo's Congo Gorilla Forest to see how plants and animals coexist in the many layers of the African Rainforest. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Join the Biz Kids and learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Garden Movement - The Peterson Project (Chicago)"  As victory gardens are springing up across the country, we visit one historical Chicago victory garden where growing food is also growing communities. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Garden Movement - The Peterson Project (Chicago)"  A historical Chicago victory garden where growing food is also growing communities is visited. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery on the Prairie"  When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery on the Prairie"  Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles. [P]

6:00 AM 
Martin Yan's Taste of Vietnam  "Where Heaven Meets Earth"  An overnight train takes Martin from the urban sprawl of Hanoi to the Northern Highlands of Vietnam, where scores of the country's ethnic tribes have called home for centuries. Visiting the famous Sunday market at Bac Ha and the trekkers' outpost of Sa Pa, Martin explores a land where the heavens meet the earth. [P]

6:00 AM 
Martin Yan's Taste of Vietnam  "Where Heaven Meets Earth"  Martin prepares Green Mango Duck Salad and Grilled Lemongrass Beef Skewers. [P]

6:30 AM 
Taste The Islands with Chef Irie  "Dinner in the Keys"  Chef Irie showcases his love of island gourmet with Shrimp Bisque, Spicy Steamed Fish Papillote and a Mango Key Lime Pie. Chef cooks and converses with the "Bad Boys" of reggae, Inner Circle. [P]

6:30 AM 
Taste The Islands with Chef Irie  "Dinner in the Keys"  Shrimp Bisque, Spicy Steamed Fish Papillote and a Mango Key Lime Pie are served. [P]

7:00 AM 
Real Rail Adventures: Switzerland REAL RAIL ADVENTURES: SWITZERLAND showcases the construction marvels and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system, where majesty and machine meet. From world-class mainlines and stunning scenic routes to pioneering steam locomotives and historic cog trains, REAL RAIL ADVENTURES celebrates the triumphs of Swiss engineering and ingenuity. [P]

7:00 AM 
Real Rail Adventures: Switzerland This program showcases the construction marvels and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system, where majesty and machine meet. The nation's triumph of engineering and ingenuity are celebrated from world-class mainlines and scenic routes to pioneering steam locomotives and historic cog trains. [P]

7:00 AM 
Real Rail Adventures: Switzerland Construction marvels, engineering feats and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system are showcased. [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  "Finishes"  Tommy is the first to say, finishes are an art unto themselves. That's why he dedicated an entire episode to this topic featuring two very talented finishers, Christine Thomson, a period finisher from Salem, Massachusetts, and Mark Libby, a local finisher who has worked with Tommy for years. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Finishes"  Tommy provides detailed project instruction for work requiring a finishing technique. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Finishes"  Tommy is the first to say, finishes are an art unto themselves. That's why he dedicated an entire episode to this topic featuring two very talented finishers, Christine Thomson, a period finisher from Salem, Massachusetts, and Mark Libby, a local finisher who has worked with Tommy for years. [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Going Mini"  Mini is the new black! We're shrinking everything, including P. Allen Smith for this fun episode. Mini plants, mini houses, mini pizzas- it's all mini, including the fairy gardens craze that is currently sweeping the nation. [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Going Mini"  Mini plants, mini houses, mini pizzas and the fairy gardens craze are showcased. [P]

9:30 AM 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Trendspotting: Tassels and Knotting"  Tassels are the next big trend in jewelry-making. Designer Wyatt White shows how to wrap, tie and finish beautiful tassels for earrings and other accessories. [P]

9:30 AM 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Trendspotting: Tassels and Knotting"  Wyatt White shows how to wrap, tie and finish beautiful tassels for earrings and other accessories. [P]

10:00 AM 
Quilting Arts  "Designing Women"  Learn the secrets of designing your own fabric on today's show. Jane Sassaman explains the complex process of creating designs for a major fabric company. [P]

10:00 AM 
Quilting Arts  "Designing Women"  Jane Sassaman explains the complex process of creating designs for a major fabric company. [P]

10:30 AM 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle Portland, OR at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, Portland, Ore. has always been a city of free spirits. [P]

10:30 AM 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle Beautiful and lush, Portland, Oregon is a city of free spirits found in the shadow of Mount Hood. [P]

11:00 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Picnics and Tailgates"  Food just tastes better outside, especially at sporting events, outdoor concerts and holiday celebrations. Sara's got some great choices - Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles. [P]

11:00 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Picnics and Tailgates"  Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles are served. [P]

11:30 AM 
Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu Alamelu explores the "power of the plate" when she makes chicken in coconut almond sauce, spinach with lentils (which can also be made into spinach and lentil rice), and sweet potatoes with coconut. All of these recipes are gluten-free. [P]

11:30 AM 
Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu Chicken in Coconut Almond Sauce, Spinach with Lentils and Sweet Potatoes with Coconut are served. [P]

12:00 PM 
Connect with English  "Unexpected Offers/The Audition"  In the first segment, Ramon sends Alex to Los Angeles for Christmas. Vincent Wang has received a job offer in Taiwan, and he and his wife consider returning there with their family. [P]

12:00 PM 
Connect with English  "Unexpected Offers/The Audition"  After an exam, Rebecca goes to the audition with her friend Bill and the studio manager invites Rebecca to sing - she performs "Dreamcatcher.". [P]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "Dream Catcher/Gifts"  In the first segment, while Rebecca is at the audition Alberto telephones the house. When she returns home, Nancy advises her to clear up the situation with the two Mendoza brothers, or the family history of the two brother estranged over a woman will repeat itself. [P]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "Dream Catcher/Gifts"  Alberto listens to the song his gift to Rebecca inspired her to write and Rebecca and Ramon celebrate Christmas together at a community center for the needy. [P]

1:00 PM 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Thinking"  Begin to explore what it means to think algebraically and learn to use algebraic thinking skills to make sense of different situations. This session covers describing situations through pictures, charts, graphs, and words; interpreting and drawing conclusions from graphs; and creating graphs to match written descriptions of real-life situations. [P]

1:30 PM 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Patterns In Context"  Explore the processes of finding, describing, explaining, and predicting using patterns. Topics covered include how to determine if patterns in tables are uniquely described and how to distinguish between closed and recursive descriptions. [P]

2:00 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "From Atoms to Quarks"  Electron waves attracted to the nucleus of an atom help account for the periodic table of the elements and ultimately lead to the search forquarks. [P]

2:30 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Quantum Mechanical Universe"  A last look at where we've been and a peek into the future. [P]

3:00 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  This episode focused on what geology can tell us about the progression of life on Earth. It examined the study of fossils, both the actual remains of animals and the molds animals leave behind; chronicled efforts to explain the sudden extinction of dinosaurs; surveyed the vast wealth of fossils at the La Brea tar pits; and studied the implications on Darwin's theory of evolution. [P]

3:00 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  Chronicles the development of life on Earth. [P]

3:30 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Minerals: The Materials of Earth"  This episode focused on minerals. It examined their formation and structure; discussed the formation of crystals, such as quartz and table salt; demonstrated various uses of minerals; and showed how they help to preserve life. [P]

3:30 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Minerals: The Materials of Earth"  Covers the origins, classifications and uses of minerals. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "New York"  Explore the New York Hall of Science, the Bronx Zoo's Congo Gorilla Forest and Central Park. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "New York"  Jenn and Emily, members of the Junior United States Luge Team, slip slide away at the New York Hall of Science playground, investigating gravity and then applying what they learn to maximize their timings on the icy tracks at Lake Placid. Stanley and Jessica go ape, checking out the Bronx Zoo's Congo Gorilla Forest to see how plants and animals coexist in the many layers of the African Rainforest. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Join the Biz Kids and learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Garden Movement - The Peterson Project (Chicago)"  As victory gardens are springing up across the country, we visit one historical Chicago victory garden where growing food is also growing communities. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Garden Movement - The Peterson Project (Chicago)"  A historical Chicago victory garden where growing food is also growing communities is visited. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Double Trouble"  With special guest star Geoffrey Holder. Out for revenge, Hacker invades Shangri-La and imprisons Master Pi. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Double Trouble"  Digits and the kids arrive in Shangri-La to save Master Pi, who has been imprisoned by Hacker. [P]

6:00 PM 
Quilting Arts  "Designing Women"  Learn the secrets of designing your own fabric on today's show. Jane Sassaman explains the complex process of creating designs for a major fabric company. [P]

6:00 PM 
Quilting Arts  "Designing Women"  Jane Sassaman explains the complex process of creating designs for a major fabric company. [P]

6:30 PM 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle Portland, OR at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, Portland, Ore. has always been a city of free spirits. [P]

6:30 PM 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle Beautiful and lush, Portland, Oregon is a city of free spirits found in the shadow of Mount Hood. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir Gets Fresh  "Corn - Get An Earful!"  Come get an earful of corn in this episode dedicated to one of Joanne's favorite vegetables. To take a fresh approach to incorporating corn into recipes, Joanne will travel to Alaska where we'll visit a crab shack, and then make a Corn and Crab Chowder with her student. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir Gets Fresh  "Corn - Get An Earful!"  Corn and Crab Chowder, Crab Tacos with fresh Tortillas and Corn Salsa are prepared. [P]

7:30 PM 
BBQ with Franklin  "Whole Hog"  Learn the steps that go into a whole hog cook from beginning to end. Aaron walks us through the process of building a cinder block pit, learns about pig breeds and throws a party in his backyard. [P]

7:30 PM 
BBQ with Franklin  "Whole Hog"  Aaron demonstrates the process of building a cinder block pit and learns about pig breeds. [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  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today. We explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells--a bright light from the Dark Ages. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Rick explores Dublin's foreboding castle, patriotic jail and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells - a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night, customers party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, Trinity College and the Wicklow Mountains. [P]

9:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths"  Joseph travels to the most remote inhabited place on earth during his Easter Island adventure. Located more than two thousand miles from the coast of Chile, Rapa Nui (the island's native name) offers a world of mysteries that have remained unanswered for centuries. [P]

9:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths"  Joseph travels to the most remote inhabited place on earth during his Easter Island adventure. [P]

9:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths"  Joseph visits the most remote inhabited place on earth - Rapa Nui (the island's native name), more than 2,000 miles from the coast of Chile. Questions surround the origins of the Rapa Nui culture, their enormous carved stone moai and the cause of the Rapa Nui people's ecological and natural disasters. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "More Family Favorites"  In this episode, Lidia prepares three regional Italian dishes - from Piedmont to Tuscany to Emilia Romagna. Her colorful Peppers Piedmontese are a great addition to any antipasto or buffet table, her Mafalde Michelangelo Style is a delicious pasta dish based on dish attributed to Michelangelo. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "More Family Favorites"  Lidia prepares Peppers Piedmontese, Mafalde Michelangelo Style and a Filet Mignon Italian Style. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country  "Fresh and Spicy Spins to Roast Pork and Tacos"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Pork Pernil. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of jarred medium salsa. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country  "Fresh and Spicy Spins to Roast Pork and Tacos"  Pork Pernil, California Fish Tacos, jarred Salsa and the secrets to buying Fish are featured. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Australian Beef with Mark Best"  Good day mates! This episode of Simply Ming goes on the road to Sydney, Australia where we explore the wonderful flavors of Australia's spectacular Wagyu beef. One of Australia's best chefs, Chef Mark Best, joins Ming and cooks up a Seared Wagyu with Beetroot and Radicchio Kimchee. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Australian Beef with Mark Best"  Australia's spectacular Wagyu Beef is seared and served with Beetroot and Radicchio Kimchee. [P]

11:00 PM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Picnics and Tailgates"  Food just tastes better outside, especially at sporting events, outdoor concerts and holiday celebrations. Sara's got some great choices - Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles. [P]

11:00 PM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Picnics and Tailgates"  Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles are served. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today. We explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells--a bright light from the Dark Ages. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Rick explores Dublin's foreboding castle, patriotic jail and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells - a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night, customers party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, Trinity College and the Wicklow Mountains. [P]


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