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12:30 am 
Amelia Earhart: American Experience  "Amelia Earhart"  Explore the life of the trailblazing pilot who broke records but then mysteriously disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on a solo flight around the world. An enduring American hero, Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. D
1:30 am 
EVA: A-7063   EVA: A-7063 is the incredible true story of an Auschwitz survivor's journey to forgiveness and healing. At the age of 10, Eva Mozes Kor fought to stay alive inside the concentration camp where she and her sister Miriam were being experimented on as one of "Mengele's twins." After decades of torment and pain following her liberation, she came to the epiphany that she needed to forgive the Nazis to move forward with her life.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hops & Barley"  You got it: an entire show on beer! There's a lot that goes into making a fine glass of stout; and it starts with hops and barley. The goal of Idaho breweries, on the whole, is not to be the next Budweiser, but to be the best neighbor they can be. And with a storefront on just about every block, and a few thirsty people in every neighborhood, the brewmasters in Idaho think the industry is just getting started.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   R/T: '20 RANGE ROVER EVOQUE (FROM EUROPE) TWO WHEELIN: HONDA MONKEY, HONDA SUPER CUB GOSS: REPLACING CARPET QS: PORSCHE 911 CARERRA CABRIOLET, TOYOTA 4 RUNNER, MAZDA 3 R/T: '19 VW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE. D
4:00 am 
Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck   David Beck is one of America's most accomplished and original - yet least-known working artists. A master sculptor, carver, painter and miniature architect, he works in a fantastical genre all his own, creating intricate worlds, alive with playful and incisive observations of the world we know. Beck subjects his work and life to the camera's invasive scrutiny with a wit and charm that's both inviting and ambivalent. Curious Worlds captures the artist at work in his studio and reflecting on his process in an intimate portrait illuminating what it takes to create a masterwork: extraordinary ideas, an almost eerie ability to focus on the work, and, patience.G
5:00 am 
Madagascar  "Land of Heat and Dust"  Madagascar is an island of extremes. While the east is cloaked in soaking rainforest, the west and south is almost a desert. This is a scorching landscape where it might not rain for 9 months of the year, and some years not at all. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Inside The Megafire"  From the front line of the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California history, NOVA tells the stories of residents who had to flee for their lives during the 2018 fire season. Scientists racing to understand what's behind the rise of record-breaking megafires across the American West take to the forest, and even a fire lab, in search of answers. They investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and the physics of fire itself play a role in the dramatic increase in wildfires in recent decades. D
7:00 am 
Samantha Brown's Places to Love  "Lafayette and Cajun Country, LA"  Arriving at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival is certainly entertaining for Samantha, who is instantly engulfed in dance and music (Cajun and Zydeco), and gets to watch band favorites jam before packed crowds. Piquing her musical interest, Samantha ventures off to Martin Accordions, who have been crafting custom accordions for major Cajun and Zydeco stars for decades. With a full understanding of the local music, Samantha gets her step on by visiting Glide Studios and learns how the locals dance, Cajun-style. D
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Alpine Christmas"  Hot-spiced cider and strains of "O Tannenbaum" warm our hearts as we head to Europe for Christmas. Switzerland has a special glow this time of year and we find plenty of good cheer in the bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges. We begin in the magical atmosphere of Zurich, with its glittering trees and festive music. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "People and Their Prickly Plants"  Enjoy a slice of the cactus-collecting life with a look into the ways people collect and enjoy some of the oddest plants in the world, then head to Scottsdale, Arizona to see the largest private collection of desert-area plants in the world. Also on the itinerary are visits to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and an amazing collection at Bach's Nursery in Tucson, Arizona, where they have a better success rate with their individually raised saguaro cacti than Mother Nature herself. Finally, travel on Interstate 10 to Los Angeles for North America's largest cactus and succulent show - the Olympics of cactus cultivation. D
8:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Passport to Sardinia"  The island of Sardinia is one of Joanne's favorite places. She created a menu to take her student Di there, fregola with clams and tomatoes and a yellow and green bean salad with cherry tomatoes and basil. Recipes: Roasted Olives with Orange, Bay and Fennel, Fregola, Clams and Tomatoes, and Yellow and Green Bean Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil. D
9:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Masaharu Morimoto"  This week on Simply Ming, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto stops by the loft kitchen for a showdown. After a quick cucumber cutting challenge, these two amazing chefs cook up dueling versions of a traditional Japanese dish: Tonkatsu. While Iron Chef Morimoto doubles down and makes a traditional deep-fried pork cutlet tonkatsu and his house ramen, Ming counters that with a vegetarian version of portobello tonkatsu atop a fantastic house rice. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits an amazing garden that has color themes repeated throughout. And these themes unify the garden. It's a work of art and provides plenty of garden tips. D
10:00 am 
My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas  "Greek Yogurt for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner"  At a local yogurt purveyor in Athens, Diane enjoys a true Greek classic: thick, tart Greek yogurt with honey, great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Delving into this simple pleasure leads her on an excursion to a small artisanal producer of Greek yogurt in the mountains of the Peloponnese. He follows the whole process of making yogurt and learns the secrets of setting then straining this iconic Greek food. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country  "Tex-Mex Favorites"  Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster make a lone star state classic - flank steak in adobo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for inexpensive blenders. And finally, test cook Ashley Moore shows Julia how to make the ultimate Texas breakfast tacos. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "John Prine"  Savor an hour-long set with songwriting legend John Prine. The veteran musician performs songs from his critically acclaimed recent album "The Tree of Forgiveness," as well as gems from his catalog. D
12:00 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "The Hudson River Painters at Kaaterskill Falls, NY"  David visits the top of the 300-foot Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskill Mountains, painted by many Hudson River artists. These artists, considered the first American school of painting, portrayed the awesome immensity and sublime effects of nature. These artists painted from a various motivations but always with a scrupulous observation of nature, in the words of Thomas Cole (1800 - 1848), considered the father of the Hudson River painters. D
12:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "American Impressionists at Lieutenant River, Ct"  David examines the distinctly American style of Impressionism that retained more of a basis of drawing and sketching and more of a reliance on classical forms - all inherited from the Hudson River Painters. He considers the new technologies in paint, new scientific ideas of perception, and their methods for realizing a sensual, personal vision on canvas as he paints a River scene reminiscent of the painting by Childe Hassam called Summer Afternoon. D
1:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Black Like Me"  Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux discover a tapestry of the unexpected in their ancestry, revealing slaves and free people of color, Civil War legacies and forgotten European origins. D
2:00 pm 
Civilizations  "What Is Art (Good for)?"  Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. Programs reveal the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduce viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination across cultures.G
3:00 pm 
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire  "Fusion Q"  Call it globalization's upside. Call it melting pot extreme. It's what you get when traditional American barbecue meets authentic ethnic grilling and it's happening across the United States and around the world. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Portugal has an oversized history, fascinating culture, and boatloads of sardines. Saving the capital city of Lisbon for another episode, Rick dances on the beach at Nazare, marvels at a medieval abbey in Batalha, visits a royal library and revels with university students in Coimbra, savors port wine with the people who made it along the Douro River, and gets to know Portugal's gritty and fascinating second city, Porto. D
4:00 pm 
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival  "Kent Sangster Obsessions Octet"  The Obsessions Octet was founded in 2005 by Kent Sangster a jazz saxophonist, and his wife Joanna Ciapka-Sangster, a classically trained violinist, out of their long- held desire to make music together. This group is the most innovative, ambitious, crazy and satisfying project that they have undertaken to date. The distinct sound of this group is an elegant blend of classical, Latin and jazz elements, performing works by Astor Piazzolla, Chucho Valdes, Cole Porter and a collection of Kent Sangster's original compositions. D
5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Toulouse-Lautrec"  The team investigates four sketchbooks which may be the work of the young French master. Alain Brun is a French psychoanalyst who lives in Bordeaux. He was given the sketchbooks by his grandmother in the 1960s and she always maintained they were the work of Toulouse Lautrec. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hops & Barley"  You got it: an entire show on beer! There's a lot that goes into making a fine glass of stout; and it starts with hops and barley. The goal of Idaho breweries, on the whole, is not to be the next Budweiser, but to be the best neighbor they can be. And with a storefront on just about every block, and a few thirsty people in every neighborhood, the brewmasters in Idaho think the industry is just getting started.G
7:30 pm 
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese  "Nashville: Beyond The Music"  Nashville is known as Music City, but it's so much more. Host Richard Wiese meets famous songwriters and musicians from gospel to rock and gets a taste of the Loveless Cafe's famous biscuits and BBQ. Delve into Nashville's thoroughbred horse breeding past at the Belle Meade Plantation and experience modern horseracing at Iroquois Steeplechase. D
8:00 pm 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "Butterflies - Bringing Butterflies Home!"  Butterflies capture our imagination and our heart with their ephemeral beauty. Join Patrick as he explores the secret lives of butterflies and learn how to manage your landscape to bring these winged jewels into your yard and your life. D
8:30 pm 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Yakima: The Quest for Hops"  The explosion of craft beer brewing across the United States has created a widespread interest in the process of beer making. A beer festival in Tucson, Arizona, leads to some local brewers and sends David on a quest to the origin of what makes beer different - hops.G
9:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Volcanoes"  In October 2004, Mount Saint Helens erupted - a small eruption compared to 1980's cataclysmic blow - but it is clear the mountain is coming back to life.G
9:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Morocco: Gateway to Africa - The North"  Three friends-Nouamane Lahlou, a rock star and producer of Morocco; Hassan Hakmoun, a master Gnawa musician and Laurent Le Gall, a film director and producer, meet in Casablanca to travel the length of Morocco in search of experiencing it first-hand. Starting in the metropolis of Casablanca the team travels north to Tangier, which is located at the tip of Africa and across from Spain. The music of the Amazir people draws them to the painted city of Chefchaouen, the jewel of the Rif Mountains. D
10:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Toulouse-Lautrec"  The team investigates four sketchbooks which may be the work of the young French master. Alain Brun is a French psychoanalyst who lives in Bordeaux. He was given the sketchbooks by his grandmother in the 1960s and she always maintained they were the work of Toulouse Lautrec. D
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hops & Barley"  You got it: an entire show on beer! There's a lot that goes into making a fine glass of stout; and it starts with hops and barley. The goal of Idaho breweries, on the whole, is not to be the next Budweiser, but to be the best neighbor they can be. And with a storefront on just about every block, and a few thirsty people in every neighborhood, the brewmasters in Idaho think the industry is just getting started.G
11:30 pm 
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese  "Nashville: Beyond The Music"  Nashville is known as Music City, but it's so much more. Host Richard Wiese meets famous songwriters and musicians from gospel to rock and gets a taste of the Loveless Cafe's famous biscuits and BBQ. Delve into Nashville's thoroughbred horse breeding past at the Belle Meade Plantation and experience modern horseracing at Iroquois Steeplechase. D

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