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12:31 am 
Take 2   Saxophonist/Clarinetist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlan continue to perform even as Sifferlan is fighting cancer. The jazz virtuosos reflect on their music and relationship.G

1:00 am 
Nature  "Arctic Bears"  Polar bears are descendents of grizzlies. They evolved to live and hunt on the frozen ice of the Arctic. Now with ice disappearing, raising a family is difficult, hunting time is short and their food scarce. Grizzlies are omnivores living on land and their world is expanding northward. Scientists look at the possibility that polar bears will become grizzlies again.G

2:00 am 
Frontline  "The Undertaking"  FRONTLINE profiles Thomas Lynch, a poet and undertaker whose family has cared for the dead in a small town in central Michigan for three generations. In The Undertaking, a critically acclaimed book, Lynch offered unique and profound insight into what he called the "dismal trade." In this intimate and revealing film, Lynch helps make sense of the ways Americans cope with death, grief and life.G

3:00 am 
MI-5  "Nuclear Strike"  Tensions between the U.S. and Russia mount. The team discovers Britain is being used as a pawn and that a network of silent saboteurs has been activated to attack London. Only one person can help and the team turns to Connie, who informs the team members they have uncovered a code for a nuclear briefcase bomb. Now they race to find the information needed to stop the plot.G

4:00 am 
Foyle's War  "The Funk Hole - Part 2"  With Foyle off the murder case and under investigation for sedition, Detective Chief Inspector Collier arrives from London to investigate the charges. Milner and Sam each face decisions about their loyalties. Part 2 of 2G

5:00 am 
America Beyond The Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr.  "South: The Black Belt"  Gates travels to Memphis, Birmingham and Atlanta, the cities from which African Americans fled during the era of legal segregation. Today, they are drawn back to the South. Gates asks: Have these cities really changed? Part 1 of 4G

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "How People Make Books/Mistaken Delivery"  Mister Rogers writes letters and erases the mistakes. Mr. McFeely brings the corrected Animal book that was shown the day before and a tape on HOW PEOPLE MAKE BOOKS and Quentin (real duck) visits. In Make-Believe, Audrey has for given but is upset that the king is making such a big fuss about her poem. D

6:30 am 
Curious George  "George Meets The Press/Snow Use"  George turns on a giant cider press at Renkins' Farm when he tries to get an apple from a squirrel.G

7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Two's A Crowd Part 1, Two's A Crowd Part 2"  Two's a Crowd Part 1- An exotic new bird arrives at Peep's can. She's green and red and yellow and has a pouf on her head! She whistles too, a lot, and speaks Spanish. She's also cold, cold cold, frio, and needs help finding a home. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D

8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Mouselinghood of the Dancing Shoes/Angelina and Her Parents' Dance Lesson"  Angelina and the Mouselinghoood of the Dancing Shoes - When Angelina, Gracie, Vici and Alice create a girls' club, the boys want to join. At first the girls decide their club should be for girls only, but in the end, they realize the club will be much more fun when everyone is included. Angelina and Her Parents' Dance Lesson - Angelina's parents are taking swing dance lessons. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Following Clues (Pt. 1)"  Scrambler and the Clue - The pillars at Fixham Museum need to be replaced. The museum's curator, David Mockney asks Bob and the team to help with the repairs. Mr. Mockney explains that Fixham was built years ago by Brickbeard the Pirate and legend tells of him burying a Golden Hammer. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Sweet Talk/Butter Fingers"  Sweet Talk - Franny travels to the Galapagos Islands, and explores how different animals communicate to attract friends. Butter Fingers - Franny travels back to Pioneer times, where she learns how milk is churned into butter. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Listening and Learning"  Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. D

10:30 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

11:00 am 

11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Robert Kessler"  Guest: Robert Kessler, Founder, CEO, Kessler Investment Advisors. On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, a contrarian who has been proven right over the last decade. Great Investor Robert Kessler explains why, after 40 years of out-performing the stock market, much vilified U.S. D

12:00 pm 

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Hay Bales"  Roger and Sarah visit Bowling Green, Kentucky. Roger sets up his easel and paints in a farm setting and Sarah visits the stained glass studio of Marvin Jarboe. D

1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Designer Bags, Part 2"  Add finishing touches to your designer-inspired handbags. Continuing the process of creating Designer Bags, Nancy and guest Eileen Roche add the finishing details to their handbags. They stitch and embroider tabs, add magnetic snaps, and share other imaginative details for the bags. D

2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "The Quilted Home"  Quilters love to decorate both their home and their apparel with textile art. The first decor stop in this episode is the kitchen as Pearl Krush creates a sweet and sassy kitchen collection with an apron, placemats, and baked potato bag-all items that are fun and functional. Then Diane Gloystein shows how to make a waterfall scarf with a very unique construction; these beautiful and airy scarves are the perfect personal embellishment. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Porch and Rail"  A plain vanilla covered porch gets upgraded with hardwood decking and a PVC railing system. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Easy-To-Build Shop Storage Cabinet"  The editors of Woodsmith magazine show how to build an inexpensive wall-mounted shop storage cabinet. Pegboard and smooth-sliding doors allow you to maximize your storage capacity in a minimal amount of space, and simple construction techniques make it a snap to build. D

3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 13 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook uses old-style bricks made in Massachusetts to create a winding path to the new entry door. He uses half-bricks strategically placed to cheat the joints just enough to make the turns. Inside, wallboard and plaster are up, and the cabinets are going in. D

4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic"  General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. D

4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "From Seed to Cellar; Living Homegrown Fresh"  With shrinking yards and budgets, the move towards more self-sufficiency and urban homesteading is one of the hottest topics today. We visit one Los Angeles urban homesteader to see how she supplements many daily provisions for her family, right from her own backyard. From raising backyard chickens, growing herbs and vegetables to preserving the bounty, this urban homesteader does it all with approachable and transferrable tips and ideas. D

5:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Whimsy"  To demonstrate this design principle, Allen introduces some comical additions to the Garden Home Retreat, meets an ironworker who makes gingerbread houses and other lighted displays for Garvan Woodland Gardens. He also offers tips for keeping insects off of the herbs in his one-acre vegetable garden.G

5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Widowed father of two William Shawcross (Martin Clunes) falls for midwife Mary (Julie Graham) as soon as he sees her picture at an up-market dating agency. Their first date though reveals a few surprises.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G

7:30 pm 
Great Performances  "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2012"  Legendary stage and screen star Julie Andrews returns as host of this annual event in Vienna's Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic and guest conductor Mariss Jansons. A GREAT PERFORMANCES tradition since 1985, the concert includes the festive sounds of Strauss family compositions, showcasing Viennese musical culture.G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S1 E4)"  The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, rumors fly about Mary's virtue. Her sister Sybil takes a risk in her secret political life. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past. And O'Brien and Thomas plot their exit strategy. Part 4 of 4G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Buried Treasure"  Brian's dog digs up a skeleton during a walk on the common. A local youth worker shows an unusual amount of interest in the remains. Investigation shows he was interviewed in connection with the disappearance of a Member of Parliament.G

11:30 pm 
Great Getaways: Rob on the Road   Rob ventures off the coast in search of migrating whales and visits Point Reyes National Seashore.G

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