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April 18, 2018
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12:00 am 
First Peoples  "Americas/Africa"  As humans spread out across the world, their toughest challenge was to colonize the Americas - because of a huge ice sheet blocking their route. It has long been thought that pioneers - known as Clovis people - arrived about 13,000 years ago. But an underwater discovery in Mexico is forcing the story to be rewritten. Part 1 of 5G
1:00 am 
Concussion: Answers in the Blood?   This tells the intertwined story of the promising research undertaken by two University of Montana scientists and the real experiences of two athletes. Current diagnostic protocols are improving, however concussion identification still relies heavily on observed symptoms and self-reporting by athletes. Now, a team of scientists is attempting to develop a blood test to provide a definitive determination.G
2:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Food Hour: The Story of Beer"  Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverage. In fact, it's the third most popular drink overall, after water and tea. China is currently the world's leading beer producer, whereas the Czech Republic is the biggest consumer, with an average of 143 liters of amber gold each year per person! These are some of the beer facts that will be shared in this informative and entertaining episode hosted by Globe Trekker Judith Jones. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Owyhee Canyoneers"  An intrepid group of adventurers hikes up slot canyons and rappels across hidden pools in wild country few Idahoans visit. They find many hidden gems in the southwest corner of the state.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Recycling Fairy"  Redusa the Recycling Fairy visits Sesame Street and helps everyone recycle their old trash into something new to help keep the earth clean and beautiful. D
4:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Tough Enough/Stars In Your Eyes"  Tough Enough? - Thinking that it'll make him more appealing to Sheriff Lewis, T-Bone decides to "toughen up." T-Bone eventually learns that it's much nicer to be nice than to be tough-and everyone loves him just the way he is. Stars In Your Eyes - Charley gets a new telescope and offers to bring it to Emily Elizabeth's "space" theme party. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower"  Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. D
5:30 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "A Hammer and a Feather/Commander Mom"  Sydney shows Jet and Sean a cool experiment - dropping different items from the same height to see which reaches the ground first. That reminds Sean of a video he watched of an astronaut on the Moon dropping a hammer and a feather from the same height. They reach the ground at the same time. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "James Taylor"  The singer-songwriter performs both classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "England's Bath & York"  Rick takes in Medieval York and Georgian Bath, both easy sidetrips from London. He explores Roman hot springs, cruises canals, and marvels at England's finest Gothic church.G
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 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca"  The Chinantecan people of mountainous northern Oaxaca, Mexico, speak by whistling as well as by talking. Yetman visits their isolated community and observes how they use whistled speech to supplement, and sometimes replace, spoken speech.G
8:30 am 
Lucky Chow  "Taiwan's True Flavors"  Danielle gets back to her roots in an episode devoted to the distinctive, rustic cuisine of Taiwan. With Cathy Erway, author of "Foods of Taiwan," she hits a Chinatown market and then makes the island's most famous dish, beef noodle soup. At Taiwan Bear House, started by homesick young expats, she tries a New York take on the box lunches known as biandang. D
9:00 am 
America's Heartland   Saddle up for a rodeo riding school in Montana. Visit a California farm community pulling together to save pollinating honeybees. An Arkansas rancher rounds up a large and growing herd of buffalo. D
9:30 am 
My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas  "Athens Rising"  In Diane's adopted city of Athens, the food scene has everything to offer, from mouthwatering souvlaki to Michelin-starred haute Greek. In this insider's taste of the Greek capital, the amazing flavors of a bustling modern "ancient" city bubble over in every pot. A stop at one of Diane's favorite souvlaki joints is countered by a visit to one of the city's most cutting-edge restaurants for Greek salad "sorbet" and a stuffed grape leaf that looks like an architect's fantasy. D
10:00 am 
Martha Bakes  "Naturally Gluten-Free"  Some of the best gluten-free desserts can likely be made with what you already have in your pantry. Join Martha in her kitchen as she creates three enticing desserts that just happen to be naturally gluten-free: an Italian-inspired lemon-cornmeal cake, spiced pumpkin pie with an ingenious crisp rice crust, and a richly decadent flourless chocolate-walnut tort. All naturally gluten-free and delicious!. D
10:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Wedding Season"  Design is one of the key elements of your wedding planning. From cake to bouquet, P. Allen Smith has you covered in this special matrimonial episode of Garden Home. D
11:00 am 
Front and Center  "Steve Vai"  Legendary guitarist Steve Vai takes to the stage in the smallest room that he has performed in in years. Voted the 10th Greatest Guitarist byGuitar Worldmagazine, Vai treats fans to selections throughout his three decade long career. Vai began his career as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa in 1978 before joining his band from 1980-1983. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Big Birds Big Move"  Freddy Flapman, real estate agent to birds, tries to convince Big Bird to migrate away from Sesame Street. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Sleepover/Backyard Camping"  Daniel's Sleepover - Daniel and his parents go to Prince Wednesday's castle for a family sleepover. When Daniel and Prince Wednesday go through their bedtime routines together, Daniel realizes how different it is sleeping at Prince Wednesday's castle. As bedtime nears, Daniel and Prince Wednesday notice some things that are just a little bit scary. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Hornucopia"  Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem"  The Pig Problem - The Farm / Radio City Music Hall. When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Primary Content: Using a calendar Secondary Content: Comparing amounts. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Pulling Together/Fact and Friction"  The kids want to get a trunk up into the treehouse and go to the Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they're introduced to simple machines, and learn about the pulley. Sally loses her "slidiness" and when they go to the Frictionarium, they find out that there's a force called friction that can stop a person from sliding. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Capture The Fishmobile"  When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Owyhee Canyoneers"  An intrepid group of adventurers hikes up slot canyons and rappels across hidden pools in wild country few Idahoans visit. They find many hidden gems in the southwest corner of the state.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G
4:00 pm 
Songs at the Center   Artists: Kay Harris & Molly Pauken, Erica Blinn, Jared Mahone, and hosted by songwriter Eric Gnezda. Special feature: Profile of First Tuesday Songwriters' Circle. Kay Harris & Molly Pauken are the songwriting engines of the group, Sirens. D
4:30 pm 
Songs at the Center   Artists: Tim Easton, Talisha Holmes, Nathan Bell, Mark Brinkman, and hosted by songwriter Eric Gnezda. Tim Easton was nominated twice in the 9th Annual Independent Music Awards, including for Best Americana Song. Originally from Akron, he is now based in Nashville. D
5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Father Brown  "The Crackpot of the Empire"  Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a former music hall comedian swears revenge.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Silent Land, Part 2"  Jeff Bowmaker runs a profitable business in Midsomer Magna conducting spooky nighttime "ghost tours." During one of the nights, the unpopular village librarian turns up dead. D
7:38 pm 
Science Trek  "Habitat: Restoring Habitat"  Join biologists with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game as they explain how wildfire can change a habitat and what they do to restore and reunite habitat for deer and other animals in the Boise River Habitat District.G
8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife   Lucille tries to win the trust of a mother who suffers from tokophobia, a morbid fear of giving birth. Nurse Crane and Dr. Turner try to find a sailor at large in Poplar and rumored to have smallpox. Violet and Fred plan a picnic for the parish. D
9:00 pm 
Unforgotten Season 1 On Masterpiece  "Episode 2"  Cassie and Sunny dig deeper into Jimmy's murder, which involved torture. Father Rob remembers Jimmy fondly. So does Eric. Questioned about past gangland ties, Sir Phillip refuses to cooperate.G
10:30 pm 
Father Brown  "The Crackpot of the Empire"  Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a former music hall comedian swears revenge.G
11:30 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Silent Land, Part 2"  Jeff Bowmaker runs a profitable business in Midsomer Magna conducting spooky nighttime "ghost tours." During one of the nights, the unpopular village librarian turns up dead. D

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