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March 25, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Four  "Stolen Earth"  Earth's greatest heroes assemble in time of dire need. But can the Doctor's secret army defeat the might of the new Dalek Empire? With battles on the streets and in the skies, the Doctor and Donna must brave the Shadow Proclamation to find out the truth.G

12:00 am 
Nature  "Survivors of the Firestorm"  The wildfires that tore through the Australian state of Victoria in February 2009 incinerated more than a million acres, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Volunteers nurse burned and traumatized wildlife - even fish - back to health at wildlife hospitals and private facilities. Meanwhile in the forest, renewal is taking place too. One year later, the natural world is well on its way back to health.G

1:00 am 
Frontline  "The Vaccine War"  Public health scientists and clinicians tout vaccines as one of modern medicine's greatest achievements. But for many ordinary Americans, vaccines have become controversial. Young parents are concerned at the sheer number of shots - some 26 inoculations for 14 different diseases by age 6 - and follow alternative vaccination schedules advocated by gurus like Dr. Robert Sears.G

2:00 am 
MI-5   Newly recruited Beth Bailey feels the pressure when she goes underground for MI5 for the first time. She is tasked with protecting an influential oil baron. The team receives information that indicates there will be an assassination attempt but an ambush throws everything off course.G

3:00 am 
Iceberg That Sank The Titanic   This film traces the story of a single snowflake that triggered the creation of an iceberg set on a collision course with history. The show examines the glacier that produced the iceberg and the arctic wildlife that calls the glacier home. And it examines the warming future that could produce a new generation of "mega-bergs" to move into today's busy shipping lanes.G

4:00 am 
Inside Out  "Stressed to the Limit"  If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks answers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight-or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning. D

4:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Enduring Self"  The classroom avenger on a deadly rampage, couples who discover their incompatibility after marriage, recruiters seeking applicants with a rare combination of traits - all reflect the range of issues that fall within the scope of personality. This episode looks briefly at personality from traditional perspectives before focusing on contemporary research: the big five personality traits, personality inventories, and Albert Bandura's social-cognitive perspective. The program continues to probe the dimensions of just who we are by looking at studies of the self and self esteem with Hazel Markus, Claude Steele, and other prominent psychologists. D

5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Mister Rogers Talks About Pets"  Mister Rogers takes Barney, the dog, out for a walk. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Ana decides what she'd really like for her birthday is a kitten. Lady Elaine Fairchilde is very busy planning a big birthday parade for Ana with a whale, apes, and Purple Panda. D

5:30 am 
Curious George  "Girl Meets Monkey/Curious George Ramps It Up"  George spends a full day showing Mrs. Renkins' granddaughter Allie what it's like to be a monkey.G

6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D

6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Newton's Big Adventure/Peep Crosses The Road/Pocoyo - Boo!"  Newton the turtle has a series of excellent adventures-involving a puddle, some dandelion fluff, and a very spooky cracker box. Peep discovers the answer to that ancient conundrum: "Why did the chicken cross the road?" Then, Pocoyo has a new game, which he enjoys playing on his friends: BOO! Only some of his friends find Pocoyo's game annoying or frightening. D

7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D

7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Gift for Ms. Mimi/Angelina's Oldest Friend"  Angelina's Gift for Ms. Mimi - It's Ms. Mimi's birthday, and Angelina wants to give her the best birthday ever. As Angelina and her classmates check the list of items needed for a party, everything goes wrong; they can't even make a gift for their beloved teacher! Ms. Mimi is definitely surprised by the makeshift party her students throw for her, and is even more delighted by the song and dance they improvise, which ends up being the best gift of all. Angelina's Oldest Friend - Angelina loves her new Camembert Academy friends and also loves her old friend Alice. D

8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Bob's New House"  When Bob moves his mobile home to Bobland Bay so it can be his site office, Lofty frets about where Bob is going to sleep. His solution is to turn the machine shelter into a makeshift house for Bob, with chaotic results. With his mobile home relocated to Bobland Bay, Bob decides to build his dream house in Sunflower Valley. D

8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Make Them Laugh/Bear Facts"  A) Franny whirls and twirls her way to a circus where she meets Chuckles, a young clown who keeps dropping things and missing tricks because he doesn't want to wear his eyeglasses. Through a clever - and funny - plan, Franny helps Chuckles embrace his glasses and give a splendid performance. In Franny's Treasures, Franny and Bobby help the viewers learn about the five senses. D

9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Slips and Trips!"  While covered in pink undercoat, James is asked by Sir Topham Hatt to pick up his granddaughter and take her to the Town Hall for her birthday party. But James is worried he will be seen by his friends and tries to hide his pink coat from them on the way. Thomas has to wear a replacement funnel while his own is being fixed and he is embarrassed about it. D

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Food Safety and Biomedical Research"  How safe is our nation's food system? Carolyn Bohach is a microbiologist from the University of Idaho who specializes in studying E. coli and food safety. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Bohach about her research and ways we can prevent E. coli breakouts.G

10:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

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12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Would Intelligent Aliens Undermine God?"  Whether extra-terrestrial intelligences exist has profound implications for human religion. We are either alone or not alone in the universe, but no matter the ultimate answer, theists and atheists will each mold that answer, alone or not alone, to fit their opposing worldviews. D

12:30 pm 
Sew It All  "A Shirr Thing, Brett Bara"  Create a fun maxi dress with a simple shirring technique. D

1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Unique Quilt Embellishments"  This episode features two unique approaches to embellishment. First, you'll learn how to dye embellishments with Dianne Giancola, who shows how to color a range of materials to match your quilts, from buttons and bamboo sticks to raffia and fabric trim. Then, look at zippers in a whole new way with Jamie Fingal, who shows how to create a group of small art quilts, which can be unzipped and reassembled in numerous ways. D

1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Kitchen & Mud Room Remodel 4"  Dean and Miriam show how to blend two different finishes as they install new cabinets. D

2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Top Tips for Perfect Layouts"  Accurate measurements and layouts are the secrets to getting a flawless fit. The Woodsmith editors share their favorite tips, tools, and techniques for perfect layouts. D

2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 6 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady uses a less-expensive Brazilian hardwood called garapa for the new deck, and installs it with a hidden fastening system. Carpenter Chris Aguiar uses a jig to cut straight red cedar shingles into a wave pattern designed by the architect, then passes them up to George Duarte for installation at the top of the side gable. Inside, Andy shows master carpenter Norm Abram the progress on the flooring, which is four-inch strip red oak, and the simple details on the interior trim that will let the water views take center stage. D

3:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 7 of 10"  On a rainy day in Barrington, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor how he's replaced the old cracked asphalt with new concrete pavers in the driveway. Master carpenter Norm Abram visits a custom cabinet shop in Smithfield, Rhode Island to see how they are using high-end cherry veneers for the project to make a kitchen with true character. Back in Barrington, installer Rick Jutras hangs the last of the wall cabinets and scribes the refrigerator panel to fit the space. D

3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Young Farmers"  There is a new breed of farmer emerging in America. They're young, hard working and highly motivated toward environmental stewardship. These young people are turning to small-scale farming because they want to make a difference in the way our food is produced. D

4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Moving Beyond War"  Nine years after Baghdad erupted in "shock and awe," we're once again hearing in America the drumbeat for war in the Middle East. Now, the bull's-eye is on Iran. But what we need more than a simple change of target is a complete change in perspective, says Andrew Bacevich, a West Point graduate and Vietnam veteran-turned-scholar who's become one of the most perceptive observers of America's changing role in the world. D

5:00 pm 
William and Mary   A run of bad luck leaves William and Mary facing financial ruin.G

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G

7:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G

8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Cory Booker and John Lewis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "The 39 Steps"  Based on John Buchan's 1915 thriller popularized by Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 movie, this production stars Rupert Penry-Jones ("Persuasion") as secret agent Richard Hannay, who battles German spies on the eve of World War I. Lydia Leonard ("Jericho") co-stars as suffragette Victoria Sinclair, his unlikely accomplice. Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Hannay finds himself wanted by the British police for a murder he did not commit and by German agents for the knowledge the victim shared with him.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Only The Brave"  Reece, the son of the murdered leader of a criminal motorbike gang is expected to avenge his father's death by killing the rival gang member believed to be responsible. Reece's girlfriend thinks the wrong person is targeted and urges UCOS to reopen the case.G

11:30 pm 
Unforgettable Hampton Family   This documentary explores how Deacon Clark Hampton, a son of slaves, lifts his 12 children out of poverty by making them into successful musicians.G

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