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July 16, 2013
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11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Have Muscles Where?"  When Sid's Dad tells him a really funny joke, Sid laughs so hard that his face hurts. Sid wonders why his face would hurt if the joke was funny? When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly"  A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Adventure!"  Today is full of adventure! Caillou, Daddy, and Rosie take the car to the carwash, which is scary for Rosie at first. But big brother Caillou explains everything to his sister, who winds up liking the carwash too! Caillou, Rosie, and their babysitter Julie travel to a bunch of pretend far away places like the desert, a big mountain, and even waterfalls in the tropical forest. Caillou doesn't go to school yet but he really wants to ride on the school bus that stops outside his house every morning. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Sweeter Than Candy: Greece"  Barney, Baby Bop and BJ are helping the park kids get ready for a school play. When Barney tells everyone that putting on shows began in Greece, they want to go visit! While there, they meet some friends and decide to put on a play in an amphitheatre. Barney knows a great story that originated in Greece called "King Midas. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Hands"  Toby is fitted with a brand new three chime whistle while his little bell is repaired. Toby finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, Toby comes up with a plan. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Galaxies"  Galaxies are systems of stars, dust and gas held together by gravity. Joan Cartan-Hansaen and her guest scientist Dr. Amber Straughn, Research Astrophysicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, answer students' questions about galaxies.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase"  The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever. The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Unmuffins"  Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. Will Jessica be able to fix things so everyone is back to normal?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior"  Bend it Like Becky - Becky's new soccer team, the Butterfly Unicorn Laser Gorillas and Dr. Two-Brains clash on the soccer field when they both realize they booked it for the same day. The two teams must play a winner-take-all soccer match to determine who gets control of the field. Questionable Behavior - Ms. Question's powers are at all an-time high now that she's discovered she can get people to tell her their deepest, darkest secrets. D
4:00 pm 
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
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "And They Counted Happily Ever After"  (topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks?"  Someone has just stolen Ruff's garden gnome and he's determined to get it back! In fact, he's so obsessed that he hasn't bathed in several days and is covered in flies-prompting Charlene to send him some fly swatters. Ruff sends Emmie and Marco to the Amherst College Museum of Natural History to analyze the footprints left behind by the perpetrator who stole the garden gnome; while Rubye and Shreya try to barter the flyswatters for something better that Ruff can give to Charlene. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, from rising home prices to bidding wars - while that may sound like the perfect recipe for a housing bubble, NBR will tell you why that may not be the case. And, which businesses win and which lose as the worst heat wave of the summer grips the northeast. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Secrets of Chatsworth   In its 500-year history, Chatsworth, home to the dukes of Devonshire, has seen scandal, titled visitors and changing times. King Edward VII enjoyed shooting parties there. The heir of the 10th Duke of Devonshire married a sister of future U.S. President John F. Kennedy.G
8:00 pm 
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery   Sacagawea is reunited with her brother, the Shoshone chief, Cameahwait, who provides the expedition with horses. The group nearly starves while crossing Idaho's Bitterroot Mountains. Befriended by the Nez Perce, the explorers recuperate, proceed to the Pacific and retrace their steps to St. Louis. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Real CSI"  Investigation into the current state of forensic science finds serious flaws in some of its best-known tools with wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. FRONTLINE documents how a field with few uniform standards and unproven science can undermine the search for justice.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Dancehall Marathon"  The most popular music in Jamaica today is the hard-edged sounds of dancehall. In this episode, Edgar experiences the power of the movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Porridge Art"  Baby Bear is excited to learn that his favorite porridge brand "Quaker Porridge" is holding a Porridge Art Contest, where contestants create edible art of the Quaker Duck Man that's made of porridge. Alan mixes up a batch of porridge, Baby Bear runs off to get is art supplies, and Telly volunteers to pose as the Quaker Duck Man. First, Baby Bear gets inspiration to paint with porridge, but when the picture is placed upright on the easel, the mushy porridge slides right off the canvas. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Story of Mother Goose"  Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poems. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset on the Mangroves"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting a vibrant sunset and background imagery.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play a blues chord progression often used in jazz tunes, an easy bluesy-sounding trick for your right hand and the signature lick from Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis." We also go on-location with five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, and gain his insights on what it's like performing in a major concert tour. Other featured artists include Bradley Sowash, Dave Powers and David Tolley. D
4:00 pm 
Echoes of a Bitter Crossing: Lewis & Clark In Idaho   The two months the Lewis and Clark expediiton spent in Idaho on the way to the Pacific Ocean are the focus of this IdahoPTV production. National experts gather on the trail to discuss the expedition and locate sites the explorers visited. A reenactment on the Bitterroot part of the trail and a dugout canoe trip on the Clearwater River recall historic atmosphere.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G
7:30 pm 
Make:  "Aerial Kite Photography"  Chris Benton takes aerial photographs by rigging remote-controlled cameras to high-flying kites. Junji Koyama plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli.G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Life's Little Questions II"  Why can't you tickle yourself? If tickling isn't social, why are we ticklish in the first place? What is laughter and why do we laugh? Why can't scientists cure the common cold? Why does wet sand rise in a halo around your feet when you walk on the shore? Why do Brazil nuts always rise to the top of a can of mixed nuts? Why do coffee spills leave rings when they dry?G
9:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1910's"  Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of this decade. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first safety hood to protect firefighters inside burning buildings.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G
11:30 pm 
Make:  "Aerial Kite Photography"  Chris Benton takes aerial photographs by rigging remote-controlled cameras to high-flying kites. Junji Koyama plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli.G
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Amber Waves of Grain"  Allen talks with a neighboring wheat farmer about what it takes to grow hundreds of acres of grain. He also visits the rice capital of the world in Stuttgart, Arkansas during one of its busiest times of the year. He also shows how to put grains to use in the kitchen with a couple of his favorite recipes.G
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Si Supieras...."  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Exito"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
1:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Inquiry Continues: Collecting Data"  This program explores ways that inquirers collect and record first-hand data, just as scientists do, and observe, raise questions, make predictions, test hypotheses, and develop understanding. It also examines how other resources and outside expertise can help your students formulate patterns and relationships.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Newton's Laws"  Newton lays down the laws of force, mass, and acceleration. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Going Green"  SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Out to Launch"  When Francine calls Hector a liar on a neighborhood billboard, The Electric Company has to work together to help clear Hector's name. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "And They Counted Happily Ever After"  (topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Color Explosion"  Witness a color explosion on today's show. First, Diane Rusin Doran shows how to toad borders that will enhance your central quilt design. She also machine quilts the borders to integrate the design. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Delightful Meadow Home"  Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Dumplings"  Dumplings are a mainstay in nearly every cuisine across the world. Watch as Martha makes three kinds of dumplings, shaping each according to tradition. She begins with two well-known Italian dumplings, gnocchi and gnudi, then shares her family recipe for Polish pierogi, which has been passed down through generations. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Roof Framing"  The crew pre-builds timber frame style roof trusses inside and re-assembles them on site as shed construction continues. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Greek Islands"  Rick stops at touristy and exotic Santorini, becomes familiar with Aegean ferries, rides a motorbike around Smos and pops into a monastery.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Florence, Italy"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Skewered and Wrapped"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Grilled Beef Satay. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top picks for saute pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making quick Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps at home. D
10:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Forget What You Know About Brussels Sprouts"  Caprial and John offer a new perspective on this vegetable. They fix Brussels sprouts with grain mustard and Brussels sprouts sauteed with bacon and onions.G
11:00 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Ready, Set, Party"  To feed a coastal party crowd, think Shrimp Feed with guest "Paw Paw" George Davis. Other recipes include Gloucester Lobster Salad, and Firefly Farms Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce. The Kitchen Goddess show viewer how to set up the perfect coastal buffet. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Greek Islands"  Rick stops at touristy and exotic Santorini, becomes familiar with Aegean ferries, rides a motorbike around Smos and pops into a monastery.G
11:30 am 
European Journal  "Putin's Revenge"  Greece: Workers at the Helm - Workers in Thessaloniki have put a building materials factory back into operation after occupying the site several months ago. The factory's owners had abandoned it two years ago because of financial difficulties. The workers now produce all-purpose cleaners and detergents. D
12:00 pm 
American Masters  "Trumbo"  This program is adapted from his son Christopher's 2003 play and based on the remarkable letters Dalton Trumbo wrote during the devastation wrought by the "Red Scare" in the mid-20th century. With credits for Kitty Foyle and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo to his name -- and the anti-war novel Johnny Got His Gun -- the young Trumbo was one of the highest paid Hollywood writers. Refusing to testify before the HUAC in '47, he was part of the group known as the Hollywood Ten; convicted for contempt, he spent 11 months in federal prison and lost all right to ply his craft. D
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Filmmaker Dawn Porter"  Marcia Franklin interviews film producer Dawn Porter, whose documentary "Gideon's Army" follows several public defenders in the south as they struggle not only to help their clients, but also to stay afloat financially and emotionally. The two discuss why Porter wanted to make the film, and what she learned about the public defender system 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that all Americans, regardless of their economic status, have a right to an attorney when accused of a crime.G
2:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Spice Trails"  Merrilees Parker, Padma Lakshmi, Tyler Florence and Peter Gordon trace how control of the world's spice trails has made great cities and destroyed ancient civilizations. Visits include the Moluccas Islands of Indonesia, home to cloves and nutmeg, and the Indian province of Kerala with its native pepper and cardamom. They check out secrets of Chinese five-spice powder and Middle Eastern harissa.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: The Road North"  Chris Morgan explores the world of black bears caught in the crossroads of urban development in Anchorage and the wilderness. Then he heads north to Denali National Park where grizzlies share the enormous park with foxes, wolves and moose. He continues north on a bone-shaking 610-mile motorcycle journey to Prudhoe Bay. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Filmmaker Dawn Porter"  Marcia Franklin interviews film producer Dawn Porter, whose documentary "Gideon's Army" follows several public defenders in the south as they struggle not only to help their clients, but also to stay afloat financially and emotionally. The two discuss why Porter wanted to make the film, and what she learned about the public defender system 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that all Americans, regardless of their economic status, have a right to an attorney when accused of a crime.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, from rising home prices to bidding wars - while that may sound like the perfect recipe for a housing bubble, NBR will tell you why that may not be the case. And, which businesses win and which lose as the worst heat wave of the summer grips the northeast. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G

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