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February 12, 2012
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12:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Jimmy Cliff"  The reggae legend opens the 36th season of the musical series by performing his hits and new songs from his album Existence.G

1:00 am 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G

2:00 am 
Frontline  "Rules of Engagement"  FRONTLINE investigates the killings of 24 Iraqi civilians in 2005 in the village of Haditha, which has led to one of the largest criminal cases against U.S. troops in the Iraq war. Through interviews with Iraqi survivors and Marines accused of war crimes, the program seeks to answer questions remaining and examine the moral and legal maze of U.S. troops' involvement in Iraq.G

3:00 am 
MI-5   In order to save Britain from financial bankruptcy, Section D must retrieve billions in illegal earnings from the impenetrable DeWits bank. An employee of the bank has been undercover for MI5, secretly recording account details. But now assassins break into the safehouse, the asset disappears and appears to be attempting to make an independent deal with the bank.G

4:00 am 
William and Mary   William completes his plans to sell his business and move to New Zealand. Reuben's true colors are revealed and Mary makes a decision.G

5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Different Strokes"  If genes are the canvass, is environment the brush that strokes the color and detail of who we are? This lesson surveys the nurture portion of the human equation by examining the influence of the prenatal environment, peer groups, and the power of culture. Differences in the White, Latino, Asian, and African American cultures are explored in depth, as well as how prejudices and stereotypes shape our attitudes. D

5:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Growing Years"  With the microscopic union of sperm and egg, the delicate process of human development begins. From conception to infancy and childhood, this lesson examines the physical, cognitive, and social changes during the early stages of life. Developmental psychologists debate findings from the Yale Infant Cognition Lab that asserts babies? abilities to add and subtract. D

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Pretending Helps with Learning/Ella Jenkins"  Folk-singer Ella Jenkins returns to teach Mister Rogers a song with movements. Pretending is a good way to learn, and Mister Rogers shows how he and his grandson pretend to be elephants. In Make- Believe, there's a periodic puzzling increase in the wind velocity. D

6:30 am 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D

7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "A Duck's Tale/ Quack's Tracks/Pocoyo-Scary Noises"  After meeting a skunk for the very first time, Quack discovers a surprising flaw in duck design. On the first snowy day of winter, Peep loses Quack, learns about footprints, and builds a snow duck. Then, Pocoyo and Pato are out for an adventure in the Vamoosh but have to land on a strange planet where they meet a visitor. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D

8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Hearts On Ice/Angelina's Kitchen Band"  Angelina and the Hearts on Ice - It's Valentine's Day! Angelina and Alice are excited to perform a love-themed skating show during halftime at Chipping Cheddar's big hockey game. Marco thinks he is being asked to join the hockey team and is less than enthusiastic when he finds out that he has to participate in Angelina and Viki's performance. Eventually, Marco realizes the importance of his part and, in the end, learns to make the best of an uncomfortable situation. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Compromise & Competition"  Scrambler's Best Idea - The machines wonder whose idea will win the school playtime build competition. Scrambler is sure his tree house idea is the best! When the winner is announced, Roley's Timber Trail, Scrambler can't believe it! He decides to build his tree house on his own! Scrambler sneaks off to search for the perfect tree for his tree house, and comes across the materials for the Timber Trail. Surely no one will notice if he takes just a little? Scrambler tries to build his tree house but it's much harder than he thought. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Fancy Footwork/Mischievous Magpies"  A) Franny arrives at a dance studio, where she meets Robbie, a talented young boy who is too shy to dance in public. When the Highland dance troupe needs a new recruit, Franny's finds a way to reveal Robbie's talent. In Franny's Treasures, Franny prompts the audience to identify dance steps and styles. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Each Other"  Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. D

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Technology Task Force"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Instructional Integration Sub Committee Chair Aaron McKinnon will look at how Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's Students Come First Technology Task Force recommendations will impact how educators teach and how students learn.G

11:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   President's Stance on Birth Control: The Catholic Church and many Republicans continue to oppose President Obama's cost-free birth control plan calling it a War on Religion. Pentagon Recommends Women to Serve Closer to Combat: The Pentagon is unveiling plans to allow women to serve in military jobs closer to the front lines. Progressives and President Obama: The Nation's editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel discusses how President Obama is faring with progressive women. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Red Ryder"  Roger and Sarah visit Pagosa Springs, Colorado and the studio museum of artist Fred Harmon, creator of the Red Ryder comic strip. Sarah speaks with Fred Harmon Jr. about his father's work. D

1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 2"  Make a stylish jacket with a simple pattern and clever artistic techniques. Use an easy unlined jacket/coat pattern and express your personality with embellishment options for three new looks. Nancy and guest Amy Barickman detail how simple changes to fabric and technique allow you to quickly sew creative jackets with unique accents. D

2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Colorful Mixed-Media Quilting"  This episode focuses on how to create a series of quilts. First, Beryl Taylor demonstrates her series Never Ending Circles, vibrant and whimsical pieces of fiber art which are constructed with reverse machine applique. Then, Judy Coates Perez is back with more mixed-media wall art, using oil paint to create and enhance imagery on fabric for art quilts. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Driveway and Walkway"  Dean, Miriam, Dan and Bucky pitch in to install a paver driveway, walkway and step veneer. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Routing Dead-On Dovetails"  The dovetail is a hallmark woodworking joint - strong and beautiful. The Woodsmith editors show how to make heirloom-quality dovetailed drawers with just a router and an inexpensive jig. Then see special tips and tricks for getting a flawless fit. D

3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 3 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady takes host Kevin O'Connor out on the water to gather provisions for an authentic Rhode Island clambake. Later, back at the project house, he shows master carpenter Norm Abram the windows he's using and how he's installing them using a custom copper pan for flashing - his preferred method in coastal situations. Kevin visits the Hurricane Research Lab at the University of Florida to see how they are protecting buildings through research and, with the help of the world's largest portable hurricane simulator, to feel what it's like to stand in a Category 3 hurricane. D

4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a recirculation pump to provide hot water quickly to a bathroom. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shares a tip for fixing the handle on a casement window. Afterward, Tom, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin travels to Dallas to help a homeowner line her fireplace chimney. D

4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Raising Backyard Chickens"  The surge in popularity for raising backyard chickens has turned many an urban executive into weekend urban farmer. With plenty of new information in books and online, there's still no substitute for truly showing the ABC's of raising chickens at home. Todd Brock, Co-author of "Building Chicken Coops for Dummies" shows us everything that we need to know. D

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Economic Malpractice and the Millennials"  There are 80-plus million Americans today who were born roughly between l978 and 2000, and they're getting hit hard by economic circumstances created over the past 30 years by The One Percent. The Millennials are the first generation of Americans who cannot count on doing better than their parents. Many Millennials are working longer hours, and have seen their earnings decrease. D

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William and Mary are engaged, but the course of true love still may not run smooth.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pine Butterflies/Radon/Open Water Swimming"  A rare population explosion of pine butterflies fills the Malheur National Forest with a fluttering snowstorm in August. The outbreak may occur for two to three years - with the caterpillars eating needles off 250,000 acres of trees - then disappear for up to three decades.G

8:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Bhutan to the Bay of Bengal"  Palin is back in the land of yaks where he treks toward the Base Camp of Chomolhari. He heads down to Paro in time for the great Buddhist festival. He witnesses sacred Black Hat Dances, archery contests and the unfolding of the giant scroll. In the capital, Thimphu, Palin discusses reincarnation and the pursuit of happiness with two of the King's cousins. On the way to Bangladesh, he visits Popshika valley to see rare black neck cranes. Part 6 of 6G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E6)"  The Spanish flu strikes Downton, disrupting one match, hastening another and transforming the fortunes of all. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth. Anna and Bates know a moment of happiness. Part 6 of 7G

11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Setting Out Your Stall"  The UCOS team reinvestigates a sensitive case when new information links the unexplained death of popular trader, found dead near her stall at Cook Street Market, to a series of recent drug rapes in East London. The team members look into her private life and past for clues while trying to stay out of the way of the other investigation.G

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