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11:10 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Amy's Choice"  It has been five years since Amy Pond last traveled with the Doctor and when he lands in her garden again, on the eve of the birth of her first child, she finds herself facing a heartbreaking choice.G

12:00 am 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G

1:00 am 
Frontline  "The Meth Epidemic"  FRONTLINE, in association with The Oregonian, investigates the ongoing meth problem in America: the devastating impact on individuals, families and communities and the state-by-state battles to make pseudoephedrine a prescription drug, a strategy that's led to significant improvement in Oregon.G

2:00 am 
MI-5   A laptop containing the identities of five high level assets is stolen. One of the identified assets, Martha Ford, is close to one of Gavrik's companies. Assets begin to be killed and Martha's identity is leaked. Harry meets with Elena to tell her that someone is posing as him.G

3:00 am 
William and Mary   William is visited by a boy and his dog. The boy tells William that his father has drowned at sea and no body has been recovered. Would William be willing to hold a service without a body?G

4:00 am 
History of Science  "What Is The Secret of Life?"  Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6G

5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "How People Make Trumpets/Plans for Comet Celebrating"  NULL

5:30 am 
Curious George  "A Bridge to Farm/Monkey Fever"  When George sees six stranded chicks on an island in a pond, it's monkey to the rescue!G

6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Zig-Zagged"  Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage. D

6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Bringing Spring/Quack's Pond Party/Pocoyo - Elly's Tea Party"  It's February, which means it's cold and bleagh and dreary. But things start to cheer up when the birds help a young groundhog find her shadow. Quack needs some attention (shocking!), and decides to throw a party to get some. D

7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flight of the Penguin/Let's Go Fly A Kite"  Flight of the Penguin - Sally and Nick are pretending to fly in their backyard. Oh wouldn't it be great if they really could? The Cat in the Hat brings them to meet his good friend Percy the penguin. After a fun race with a penguin and a bird, the kids learn that not all birds fly, but that doesn't mean they aren't fast! Let's Go Fly a Kite - Sally, Nick and the Cat are trying to fly a kite, but there's not enough wind. D

7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina & Alice's Big Night/Angelina and the Giant"  Angelina's Musical Day - Ms. Mimi's class plans to put on a production of Peter and the Wolf in which each character is identified by a series of musical notes played on a student's favorite instrument. When Ms. Mimi arrives at rehearsal with laryngitis, she uses the designated notes to communicate with the mouselings. Vici decides that if it can work for Ms. Mimi, it can work for her! As she attempts to communicate by using a recorder and no words, she ends up showing everyone that friends don't always need words to talk to each other. D

8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Following Clues (Pt. 2)"  Muck & the Old School Wall - Spud and Scrambler are still searching for the Golden Hammer. When they see school teacher Ela's class practicing their Chinese dragon dance in costume, they think the dragon is real. They decide to follow it in hopes of locating the Golden Hammer. D

8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Seasons Greetings/Opening Night Jitters"  A) Franny travels to Israel, where she meets Jacob, a young boy whose family is preparing for Hanukkah. Franny learns about celebrating the holiday by cooking special foods, playing with a dreidel and lighting the menorah. She also learns the importance of doing good deeds. D

9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "All Together Now"  Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - On Misty Island, Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. Thomas wants to help and says he can fix Ol' Wheezy. He puffs to the Dieselworks, and asks Den and Dart for help because two busy boilers are better than one. D

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G

10:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: James Bianco"  Guest: James Bianco, President, Bianco Research. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a "Financial Thought Leader" who challenges conventional Wall Street wisdom. Anchor and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack uncovers the myths James Bianco and his team at Bianco Research are shattering now to help you make better investment decisions. D

11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Majority Minority: For the first time in U.S. history, white newborns are outnumbered by babies of color. Women on the Front Lines: The U.S. D

11:30 am 

12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What Are Dreams About?"  Throughout history, dreams have fascinated and mystified. Messages from God? Images of the subconscious? Much about dreams is myth. What's real?. D

12:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Sewing Space Spruce-Up, Jacquie Gering"  Bring new life into your sewing space with matching curtains, a stool and a sewing machine cover. D

1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Indigo Star"  Mary and Jenny Doane demonstrate how to make quick four patch units and also how to use special rulers to make units for a simple star block. D

1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Stone Cottage - Finishing The Trim"  The HOMETIME team varnishes the cherry millwork, applies stone on the basement fireplace and wraps up the irrigation system. D

2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Conquering Curves"  Learn the basics of adding graceful curves to your next project - starting with a graceful curved-front table, then moving onto a beautiful bow-front drawer, and finally a unique bentwood coat rack. The editors of Woodsmith show three simple techniques for conquering curves.G

2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 7 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva tops off the existing cellulose insulation in the walls of the oldest part of the house. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook takes homeowner Becky Titlow to see a display of "garden to table" raised beds at Elm Bank Reservation in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Then, back at the house, landscape designer Jenn Nawada lends a hand as Roger builds raised beds out of fieldstone from the old foundation, and Becky plants the first vegetables for her family. D

3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a crack in an asphalt walkway. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner get rid of the mold in her attic. D

3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Living Walls; A New Way to Make Great Neighbors"  That old expression; "great walls make great neighbors" is more true today thanks to a much more "neighborly" twist. The great, living walls of today are lush with plants and vines to dazzle the senses. With an abundance of wall space yet shortage of open land, gardeners are looking up. D

4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Tom Morello: A Troubadour for Justice"  Songs of social protest -- music and the quest for justice -- have long been intertwined, and the troubadours of troubling times -- Guthrie, Seeger, Baez, Dylan, and Springsteen among them -- have become famous for their dedication to both. Now we can add a name to the ranks of those who lift their voices for social and economic justice: Tom Morello. Morello, who will be Bill's guest on Moyers & Company this weekend (check local listings), is the Harvard-educated (honors in political science!) guitarist who dabbled in politics, then chose rock music to make a difference. D

5:00 pm 
William and Mary   Molly comes home from the hospital and the family anxiously waits to hear her results. William gets a shock when he meets the twin brother of a body he is arranging a funeral for.G

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Avalanche Safety/ Fishing Quotas/ Music In Nature"  Students take a level-one avalanche course with regional expert Glenn Kessler. Musicians Deklun and Pace travel from Mount Hood to the coast with their electronic/trumpet musical improvisations to play for nature.G

8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez"  The three women all share Spanish colonial roots yet each views their own identity differently. Crisscrossing Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean and the Southwest, Gates reveals stories of ancestral Conquistadors, Indian rebels and "Crypto-Jews" (Spanish Jews who outwardly converted to Catholicism to survive the Inquisition, yet secretly continued to practice their religion). Part 10 of 10G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series II - The Reichenbach Fall"  In what may be the climactic case of his career, Sherlock faces Moriarty's diabolical plot to "get Sherlock." First the criminal mastermind breaks into the Crown Jewels. As the scheme unfolds, Moriarty poses the "final problem," and a tabloid reporter reveals the "shocking truth" about the great detective.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Objects of Desire"  An old flame, DCI James Larson, comes to ask Sandra Pullman to put her UCOS team on the trail of the murder of an antiques dealer, originally believed to have been bludgeoned to death during a bungled burglary. There is reason to believe the dealer was a police informant in return for the police turning a blind eye to his dodgier dealings.G

11:30 pm 
Official Best of Fest  "Fathers & Daughters"  From Australia, a girl seeks to understand her strange father in Getting Dad. Canada provides Reflection, a story about a father and his grief.G

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