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October 9, 2012
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1:00 am 
Richard Bangs' South America: Quest for Wonder   The travel writer seeks out the continent's most revered sites and natural wonders. He visits Iguacu Falls in Brazil and Argentina; mystical, remote Easter Island deep in the Pacific; the architectural ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru; and the biologically diverse Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador.G

2:00 am 
Europe's Debt: America's Crisis?   Swedish writer and Cato Institute Fellow, Johan Norberg and professor Don Boudreaux of George Mason University narrate four provocative investigative reports highlighting the relationship between the economic crisis in Europe and the American Economy. Young thinkers from Europe, Africa and the United States respond in personal discussions recorded at a conference in Malmo, Sweden. D

3:00 am 
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

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Porsche Boxster S"  Road Test: 2013 Porsche Boxster S. Road Test: 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In. Goss' Garage: Buying Parts Online. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire"  The mountain on Hawaii's Big Island is the world's most active volcano. The eruption that began in 1983 is ongoing, offering filmmaker Paul Atkins the chance to capture the cataclysmic meeting of 2000-degree lava and 75-degree ocean water.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque, After Dark"  Rick climbs to the top of St. Peter's Basilica, seeks tucked-away Renaissance paintings and then explores the city after dark.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Australia's stunning metropolis, Sydney seduces with its glorious harbor, carefree attitude and sunny beaches. From the Opera house to the Harbor Bridge to Circular Quay Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, it's pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art, and a watery adventure at the aquarium. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time"  The Yetman brothers continue their trip of exploration through the Grand Canyon, this time focusing on the geology of the canyon and the desert vegetation found along the river. They go plunging through Lava Falls, one of the last big rapids on the Colorado River and watch adults of all ages turn into sprightly kids again while jumping from the edge of a waterfall into a pool below. Two great mysteries about the Grand Canyon are explored in this episode. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Like Pellegrino Artusi/Cucinando Come Pellegrino Artusi"  Mary Ann travels to Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking center in Emilia Romagna, and the hometown of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Italy's world-renowned, classic cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well." With chefs from the center she cooks recipes from the book, including a classic flatbread, Piadina, and Stuffed Veal Rolls. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Chania"  Eva visits a monastery with a special link to the Greek revolution, and a historical village that was restored after the discovery of an old olive press. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "School Lunch with a Mexican Twist"  The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist). D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Here's The Beef"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. D

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   Your landscape can be a wonderful space and if properly planned can accommodate your needs and the needs of your family. GardenSMART visits an expert who shares their ideas on landscape design with family in mind. Think of this as a beautiful working holiday. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "David Mayfield Parade"  Raised on show business in a family band, David Mayfield made his name with award-winning progressive bluegrass group Cadillac Sky. Once solo, the singer/guitarist expanded his unique, sonic arsenal to take in acoustic-alternative and cutting-edge Americana, mixing it all in with his freewheeling sense of humor and remarkable showmanship in a set that's edgy in every sense of the word. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Memphis: Memphis Mojo"  Memphis has played an important role in the history of blues, rock and roll and soul music. Host Jacob Edgar witnesses the meeting of young and old when blues veteran Bobby "Blue" Bland jams with 17-year-old guitar wizard Will Tucker. The elder statesman schools the young Tucker in the finer points of the blues, before a scorching performance at the B.B. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rahki Road"  Leela is making bracelets to celebrate an Indian holiday called "Rakhi", a time when sisters, brothers, and friends show how much they love each other by exchanging special bracelets, foods, and gifts. Leela already sent a bracelet to her brother, Sunil, in India and now she is expecting a bracelet from him any moment. Just then, a delivery person brings a box that turns out to be a sample of laundry detergent, instead of her brother's bracelet. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit"  The Wing Kings - The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and nicknamed, the "Wing King." Now, the Pteranodons and Buddy meet Quincy Quetzalcoatlus and his Dad, another Wing King, a huge flying bird. Together, the two "Wing Kings" wow their kids with some sensational aerial acrobatics. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Adventures of Math-A-Million"  It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem.a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Caracal-Minton"  The Wild Kratts crew is are playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Blue Marlin Waters"  Learn how to paint patterns in the ocean.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the memorable tune, "Tea for Two," and the signature lick from The Jackson Five hit "I Want You Back." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, Dave Powers and Andy LaVerne. D

4:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1900s"  This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G

7:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1900s"  This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10G

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Surgical Slimmers"  In spite of the risks, people are lining up to solve their weight problems in the operating room. And if the latest device - an implantable stomach "pacer" - works out, millions more will be taking the surgical way out. D

8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Cars That Think"  The fully automatic car may be down the road a ways, but cars that do your thinking for you are just around the corner - they watch out for hazards, they listen to you, they read your lips, they even know when you're distracted. D

9:00 pm 
Arts & The Mind  "The Art of Connection"  This episode depicts the positive effects of the arts for children in hospitals, veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, building community in Appalachia and warding off dementia. D

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G

11:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1900s"  This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10G

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