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August 12, 2012
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12:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Fleet Foxes/Joanna Newsom"  Folk meets indie rock with the featured performers. Fleet Foxes draw from the group's latest album, Helplessness Blues. Joanna Newsom follows with her ethereal acid folk.G

1:00 am 
Nature  "Frogs: The Thin Green Line"  Frogs have been hopping the planet for millions of years. Suddenly, they are slipping away - one-third of our amphibians are gone and more are disappearing daily. Ecosystems are beginning to unravel and medical cures are vanishing. Scientists around the world mobilize to stem the tide.G

2:00 am 
Angle of Attack  "Part One"  The first part of this two-part documentary series begins by following young men and women on their way to "earning their Wings." In a rigorous course of instruction, they learn to lift off and land a supersonic aircraft on the deck of an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean, still considered one of the most difficult and hazardous tasks.G

3:00 am 
MI-5  "Looking After Our Own"  Tom and Helen go underground to reach Robert Osborne, a waste management company owner, who is suspected of involvement in provoking race riots, and they befriend his battered wife. Zoe, working on an unrelated project with Tessa, learns their investigation into a group of Turkish refugee smugglers also leads to Osborne.G

4:00 am 
William and Mary   As the second season of shows begins, William and Mary are about to be married. William is cooking up a few surprises for Mary for when they come out of the church following the ceremony.G

5:00 am 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "Greece's Borderlands"  In the northernmost regions of Greece, Joanna travels from the western Ionian island of Corfu to the turbulent eastern border shared with Turkey and Bulgaria. Then she retraces Lord Byron's journey through the western highlands by horseback, and explores the port city of Kavala. Part 2 of 4G

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  "Curious George, Door Monkey/Curious George Goes Up the River"  Curious George, Door Monkey: As lobby dog, it's Hundley's job to keep everything in order. But when George finds some intriguingly shaped packages, the lobby is soon filled with tennis, bowling, and golf balls and a ton of empty boxes! George and Hundley scramble to put the balls back in the right size boxes before the ball-collector tenant comes to retrieve his packages! Curious George Goes Up the River - George is supposed to be feeding the ducks while The Man with the Yellow Hat helps Mrs. Renkins look for her lost baby chicks. But somehow, "feeding the ducks" turns into a trip down the river for George and Jumpy. D

7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Wandering Beaver/Peep's New Friend/Pocoyo - Pato Underwater"  Beaver Boy wants to visit Quack's pond but keeps getting lost. (Quack is just hopeless at giving directions.) Peep befriends a caterpillar, only to discover that some friendships are bound to change. 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 Cheddar Cheese Slide/Angelina and the Case of the Missing Music"  Angelina and the Cheddar Cheese Slide - Angelina and her friends need one more person to dance the "Cheddar Cheese Slide." When Gracie joins in, they thought she knew the dance as they know it, but instead she introduces everyone to the French version of the dance. Eventually, the friends learn a lesson in problem solving, while discovering a new dance along the way! Angelina and the Case of the Missing Music - After reading a detective story, Vici is determined to become a good detective herself. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Two New Machines!"  Tumbler, the big and booming cement mixer, arrives in the Valley to help build the Bobland Bay skate park. Dizzy is given the job of showing him around. Tumbler's larger-than-life arrogance becomes a little too much for Dizzy and Tumbler is soon all alone in Sunflower Valley. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Pandamonium/Tower Power"  Pandamonium - Landing in the mountains of China, Franny meets a group of Pandas, and discovers how to be resourceful. Tower Power - Franny travels to Italy, where she meets a young tour guide and learns about the Leaning Tower of Pisa. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Safe and Sound"  Henry's Health & Safety - Victor explains the meaning of Health and Safety to Henry while he is visiting the Steam Works. Henry is so concerned about safety on Sodor that he keeps changing things that are already safe. He takes Rocky to move telegraph poles from the tracks which are safely there to be collected by Percy. D

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G

11:00 am 
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11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Harmful Investment Fees: Charles Ellis & Mark Cortazzo"  Guests: Mark Cortazzo, Senior Partner, MACRO Consulting; Founder, Flat Fee Portfolios Charles Ellis, Founder, Greenwich Associates; Author, "The Elements of Investing". This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a television exclusive with financial legend Charles Ellis, who joins innovative financial planner Mark Cortazzo to explain why investment fees are much higher and more harmful than you think, and how you can fight back. D

12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Campaigning Women: Georgetown University law graduate Sandra Fluke joined President Obama in Colorado reaching out to women on the topic of access to women's health care. The Obama campaign's recent ads calling Gov. Mitt Romney "out of touch" with women's health issues has prompted a new Women for Mitt Coalition. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Burning Man"  Roger and Sarah Bansemer travel to the remote desert near Gerlach, Nevada where they participate in one of the most unusual and unique events ever held called Burning Man. Roger sets up his easel and paints the Burning Man sculpture. D

1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Pattern Play-Sarai Mitnick, founder of Colette Patterns"  Sarai takes the guesswork out of using a commercial pattern to create a garment. D

2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Spring Garden Delight"  Marianne and Mary show how to use a placement guide to keep applique elements symmetrical. They also show how to make two hourglass blocks at a time. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Home Theater"  The HOMETIME crew demonstrates the latest in TV technology and automated controls for entertainment equipment. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Swing-Leg Table"  This space-saving, swing-leg table is a classic woodworking project. The editors of Woodsmith show you how to make the secret to this project - a wood knuckle joint. Plus, you'll see handy tips and tricks for building this unique, heirloom table. 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  "Sustainable Agriculture (Swoope, VA)"  Polyface Farms is everything that industrialized farming is not. Here's an in depth look at how they are able to grow produce and raise food (beef, chickens, pigs and turkeys) while stewarding the land at the same time. D

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border"  No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week's guest on an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (Check local listings). His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. D

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   On the day before the wedding, William and Mary make the final move into their new home. But before the happy day, they attend Tracy Mellor's funeral and find a way to compromise disparate family wishes.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G

8:00 pm 
Garrow's Law   Garrow is confronted with an impossible choice: to expose British colonial brutality in open court or to reunite Lady Sarah with her son. The dangerously ill Southouse intervenes and Garrow is forced to decide between love or honor.G

9:00 pm 
Vera  "Telling Tales"  Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope returns in a second tale of this experienced and brilliant murder investigator in North England. Jennie Long has always insisted she was innocent of 15-year-old Abigail Mantel's murder 11 years before, but only after Jennie's suicide does evidence come to light exonerating her. Vera sets out to solve the original crime but not before another murder occurs.G

11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Cruising The Mediterranean"  Joseph steps aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner for a PTV at sea cruise experience - meeting, greeting and speaking with his public television viewers. Visits ashore include Venice, Croatia, Malta, Sicily and Tuscany.G

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