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August 31, 2008
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11:01 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 5. Designing A Multi-Arts Curriculum Unit"  Learner Team members are introduced to a curriculum design process that asks teachers and students to focus on why rather than what. D
12:01 am 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
1:01 am 
Inside The Global Economy  "Developing Countries"  How these nations have been helped or hurt by the rapid growth since WWII. Case studies: comparing South Korea and Sri Lanka; aid vs. trade in Tanzania. D
2:01 am 
Human Geography: People, Places, and Change  "Imagining New Worlds"  Cancun, Mexico, looks remarkably different to the international tourists whoncome to get away, to the Mayan descendants who farm their fathers' land, to thenMexicans who find employment at resorts, and to the global corporations that seenopportunity for investments. These contrasting experiences of different peoplenin the same region are what geographers call "geographical imaginations.". D
2:29 am 
Human Geography: People, Places, and Change  "Reflections on a Global Screen"  The rapid globalization of the media is a trend that some countries fear willnhomogenize culture, forcing out programs that reflect their own values to makenroom for Hollywood's. But globalization is a two-way street; Hong Kongnstations can transmit their local broadcasts to Chinese populations in Europe andnthe U.S. just as CNN can offer worldwide coverage from Atlanta. D
3:01 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Birth of a Theory"  Traces origins of the ideas of continental drift and sea-floor spreading, and their contributions to the plate tectonics theory.G
3:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Plate Dynamics"  Introduces theory and concepts about the movements of Earth's plates.G
4:01 am 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 4. Der Umzug Nach K"  Marion's family moves to Cologne but she stays behind. Vocabulary for furniture; cultural information about Cologne and housing. D
4:16 am 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 5. Das Karnevalsfest (The Mardi Gras Celebration)"  The Koslowskis take part in Karneval festivities. Vocabulary for directions; cultural information about German festivals. D
4:29 am 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 6. Der Unfall (The Accident)"  One of the Koslowskis has an accident. Vocabulary for illness and sickness; a discussion of the concept of luck. D
4:44 am 
Fokus Deutsch  "Wiederholung (Review) 2"  Contains the uninterrupted mini-dramas from Episodes 4-6. D
5:00 am 
Made In Spain  "Surf and Turf"  Andr�s turns Spain's sparkling wine, cava, into a light dressing for oysters and a refreshing mimosa cocktail. He goes mushroom-hunting in the Catalan mountains before cooking a crumbled pork sausage with wild mushrooms.G
5:30 am 
Everyday Food  "Supermarket Savvy"  Allie makes roasted cod jazzed up with creamy new potatoes tossed with olives and cherry tomatoes. Sarah cooks up buttermilk-baked chicken that she serves with spinach salad.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Great Side Trips from London"  Rick takes a series of day trips where he ponders Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford, the ultimate medieval castle at Worwick and takes a walk with Newton through Cambridge.G
6:30 am 
Classical Destinations  "Prague"  Smetana serenaded its river; Dvorak started out as a dance band fiddler; Mozart enjoyed his greatest successes here. We visit the Old Town, where Simon Callow reminisces about filming Amadeus in its beautifully preserved streets. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Vertical Garden"  Smith shows how to send a garden up a wall. Smith also tours the walled gardens of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing Rotted Stairs/Leaky Polybutylene Pipes"  Roger Cook replaces a set of rotted wooden stairs with new steps made of granite. Richard Trethewey travels to Raleigh, North Carolina, to help a homeowner replace leaky polybutylene pipes throughout the house.G
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Backyard Makeover, Part 1"  In the first part of this two-part episode, Sloan and Vicki show how to add real drama and serenity to your backyard while still providing family friendly spaces. D
8:30 am 
Cultivating Life  "Berry"  From easy-to-grow edible berries for gardens and containers to fruiting shrubs that attract birds to your garden, Cultivating Life shows that these fruits are "berry" interesting. Plus the best berry shortcake the South has to offer and a surprising use for unripe berries. D
9:00 am 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Findings"  Our first guest is Tammy Honaman - findings are an all important element of this bracelet - or is it a necklace - actually its both. Then learn about round peyote in our beading lesson with Katie Hacker. Next it's Linda Augsburg and a very quick curved tube bracelet - findings are an integral part of this piece. D
9:30 am 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Renoir - Landscapes, Cagnes Sur Mer, France"  Dunlop visits Renoir's home, garden and studio at Les Colettes in the ancient hill town of Cagnes Sur Mer. He sets his easel precisely where Renoir set his - in the ancient olive grove overlooking the Mediterranean - and demonstrates the master's methods. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "French Classics"  Kitchen experts present rigorously tested recipes for coq au vin and chocolate pots de creme that vicariously transport viewers to the bistros of Paris.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy  "A Sicilian & His Calamari"  Lidia visits her friend and olive oil producer in Palermo and is served a simple dish featuring calamari. At another friend's home overlooking the ocean she samples a simple pesto.G
11:01 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 6. Role of Assessment In Curriculum Design"  As the Learner Teams continue working on their own units, they examine strategies for determining how well students meet unit objectives. By revisiting the lessons in the first four programs, they discover how to build formative and summative assessments into the units that they are developing. D
12:01 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Monetary and Fiscal Policy"  Learn how the government controls demand with fiscal policy - affecting tax and spending - and monetary policy - involving the Federal Reserve, interest rates, and the banking system. See how these policy tools are developed and how they work in practice. D
1:01 pm 
Inside The Global Economy  "Economies In Transition"  Transforming former Communist countries into market economies. Case studies: state industries vs. private entrepreneurs in Russia; the nsuccess of Poland. D
2:01 pm 
Human Geography: People, Places, and Change  "Global Firms in the Industrializing East"  Singapore has transformed itself into an economic powerhouse along the PacificnRim. In the early 1960s, multinational companies attracted by a highly skillednand cheap labor force turned Singapore into a major manufacturing center. Justna generation later, companies in Singapore delegate labor-intensive work tonMalaysia and Indonesia while bringing in new business in research,ndevelopment, and finance. D
2:30 pm 
Human Geography: People, Places, and Change  "Global Tourism"  The experiences of visitors to Hawaii, Malaysia, and Borneo are shaped by the tourist industry. Hawaii has the most mature industry, the product ofndecades of development that preserved little of its indigenous culture; Malaysianis following a similar path. Borneo is developing "ecotourism," catering to morenintrepid travelers. D
3:01 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth.G
4:01 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 7. Der Urlaub (The Vacation)"  Marion and her mother prepare to go on vacation. Vocabulary for clothing and wishing someone a good trip; cultural information about where Germans go on holiday. D
4:13 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 8. Auf Der Insel R"  Marion begins a romance with Michael, and the professor and Marion work on the vacation storyline for the course. Vocabulary about vacations; cultural information about German art. D
4:29 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 9. Abenteuer Und Liebe (Adventure and Love)"  Marion wants to rewrite the story of her vacation to add more adventure. Marion and Michael's boat is lost at sea. Vocabulary for giving opinions. D
4:44 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Wiederholung (Review) 3"  Contains the uninterrupted mini-dramas from Episodes 7-9. D
5:00 pm 
Made In Spain  "Surf and Turf"  Andr�s turns Spain's sparkling wine, cava, into a light dressing for oysters and a refreshing mimosa cocktail. He goes mushroom-hunting in the Catalan mountains before cooking a crumbled pork sausage with wild mushrooms.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "Supermarket Savvy"  Allie makes roasted cod jazzed up with creamy new potatoes tossed with olives and cherry tomatoes. Sarah cooks up buttermilk-baked chicken that she serves with spinach salad.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Great Side Trips from London"  Rick takes a series of day trips where he ponders Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford, the ultimate medieval castle at Worwick and takes a walk with Newton through Cambridge.G
6:30 pm 
Classical Destinations  "Prague"  Smetana serenaded its river; Dvorak started out as a dance band fiddler; Mozart enjoyed his greatest successes here. We visit the Old Town, where Simon Callow reminisces about filming Amadeus in its beautifully preserved streets. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Vertical Garden"  Smith shows how to send a garden up a wall. Smith also tours the walled gardens of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing Rotted Stairs/Leaky Polybutylene Pipes"  Roger Cook replaces a set of rotted wooden stairs with new steps made of granite. Richard Trethewey travels to Raleigh, North Carolina, to help a homeowner replace leaky polybutylene pipes throughout the house.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Backyard Makeover, Part 1"  In the first part of this two-part episode, Sloan and Vicki show how to add real drama and serenity to your backyard while still providing family friendly spaces. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Berry"  From easy-to-grow edible berries for gardens and containers to fruiting shrubs that attract birds to your garden, Cultivating Life shows that these fruits are "berry" interesting. Plus the best berry shortcake the South has to offer and a surprising use for unripe berries. D
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Findings"  Our first guest is Tammy Honaman - findings are an all important element of this bracelet - or is it a necklace - actually its both. Then learn about round peyote in our beading lesson with Katie Hacker. Next it's Linda Augsburg and a very quick curved tube bracelet - findings are an integral part of this piece. D
9:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Renoir - Landscapes, Cagnes Sur Mer, France"  Dunlop visits Renoir's home, garden and studio at Les Colettes in the ancient hill town of Cagnes Sur Mer. He sets his easel precisely where Renoir set his - in the ancient olive grove overlooking the Mediterranean - and demonstrates the master's methods. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "French Classics"  Kitchen experts present rigorously tested recipes for coq au vin and chocolate pots de creme that vicariously transport viewers to the bistros of Paris.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "A Sicilian & His Calamari"  Lidia visits her friend and olive oil producer in Palermo and is served a simple dish featuring calamari. At another friend's home overlooking the ocean she samples a simple pesto.G
11:01 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 6. Role of Assessment In Curriculum Design"  As the Learner Teams continue working on their own units, they examine strategies for determining how well students meet unit objectives. By revisiting the lessons in the first four programs, they discover how to build formative and summative assessments into the units that they are developing. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "A Mystery In Alaska"  Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moore, explores above and below Alaska's coastal waters to seek answers to why the Steller's sea lion population has declined 80 percent within 20 years.G
12:00 am 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
1:00 am 
History Detectives  "John Brown's Letters, Japanese House, Poems"  A California woman's family letters may indicate she is related to abolitionist John Brown. The show seeks the origins of a tea house featured at the San Francisco World's Fair. Part 6 of 9G
2:00 am 
NOW on PBS   With Barack Obama officially nominated as the Democrat's Presidential nominee, is it time to re-think affirmative action? NOW on PBS looks at some state ballot measures that would eliminate race or gender considerations in public hiring, contracting and education programs. The controversial initiatives are being spearheaded by Ward Connerly, a long-time affirmative action opponent who some are accusing of ballot fraud. NOW also posed the question to leading thinkers at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. D
2:30 am 
Foreign Exchange   Insurgents call them collaborators and threaten them with murder. Many Iraqis who signed up to work for the US pay with their lives. But some terrorized Iraqis find safety in the U.S. D
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Overbooked"  Sergio, a middle-aged Italian, and Youssef, from Morocco, work in a tiny office in Turin managing the weekly bus to the Magreb. Originally just a smart business idea, the agency is now much more than that. Documenting an odd pair in the middle of a changing world, "Overbooked" takes viewers into the chaotic, funny and sometimes tragic moments of the agency. D
4:00 am 
European Journal  "The War & The Media In South Ossetia"  They say the first casualty of war is truth and that's certainly the case in the conflict between Russia and Georgia. British prisoners of war re-live the Great Escape. Behind the fantasy, the very real world of policing Disneyland, Paris. D
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Latin View  "High School Achievement Gap"  The respected Pew Hispanic Center reports that Latinos are more likely than any other racial or ethnic group to attend public high schools that have the dual characteristics of extreme size and poverty. Furthermore, nearly half of Latino students in U.S. public schools are English language learners who may face citizenship issues that could keep them from working, receiving college scholarships, or qualifying for in-state tuition. D
5:30 am 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Willie Colon"  Salsa legend Willie Colon has earned 11 Grammy nominations and sold more than 30 million records worldwide. Colon has collaborated with salsa's greatest musicians, including Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, and Ruben Blades, with whom he produced Siembra, the best-selling salsa album of all time. In this conversation with host Maria Hinojosa, Colon talks about his musical beginnings in New York City, his political aspirations, and the future of the musical genre he helped to develop. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "A Mystery In Alaska"  Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moore, explores above and below Alaska's coastal waters to seek answers to why the Steller's sea lion population has declined 80 percent within 20 years.G
7:00 am 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
9:00 am 
P.O.V.  "Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After The Holocaust"  An Orthodox Jewish father alerts his adult sons to the dangers of creating barriers between themselves and those outside their faith. They travel to Poland to find the family who risked everything to hide the grandfather of the young men for more than two years during World War II.G
10:30 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Question 7"  Lisa Chedekel and Matthew Kauffman of the Hartford Courant investigate a disturbing trend in the mental health condition of military personnel returning to Iraq and Afghanistan - suicide rates are up, and the military has inadequate mechanisms to care for those in need of help. D
11:00 am 
Latin View  "High School Achievement Gap"  The respected Pew Hispanic Center reports that Latinos are more likely than any other racial or ethnic group to attend public high schools that have the dual characteristics of extreme size and poverty. Furthermore, nearly half of Latino students in U.S. public schools are English language learners who may face citizenship issues that could keep them from working, receiving college scholarships, or qualifying for in-state tuition. D
11:30 am 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Willie Colon"  Salsa legend Willie Colon has earned 11 Grammy nominations and sold more than 30 million records worldwide. Colon has collaborated with salsa's greatest musicians, including Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, and Ruben Blades, with whom he produced Siembra, the best-selling salsa album of all time. In this conversation with host Maria Hinojosa, Colon talks about his musical beginnings in New York City, his political aspirations, and the future of the musical genre he helped to develop. D
12:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Energy Special"  The markets might be acting as if the energy play is over but people in the know say, "Don't count on it." In this week's episode three energy experts discuss the investment opportunities still available in traditional and alternative energy. One of the top 10 fund managers of the decade, Dan Rice of the BlackRock Global Resources fund, and two energy thought leaders, Bill Paul of the cutting edge energy website EnergyTechStocks. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Nature  "A Mystery In Alaska"  Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moore, explores above and below Alaska's coastal waters to seek answers to why the Steller's sea lion population has declined 80 percent within 20 years.G
2:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
3:00 pm 
History Detectives  "John Brown's Letters, Japanese House, Poems"  A California woman's family letters may indicate she is related to abolitionist John Brown. The show seeks the origins of a tea house featured at the San Francisco World's Fair. Part 6 of 9G
4:00 pm 
Appalachians   The many Native American tribes who lived in these mountains initially intermarried and traded with early European explorers. When the Scots, Scotch-Irish and others poured into the area in the 1740s, decades of fighting began. As the newcomers settled in, they retained their traditional music and culture in the mountainous isolation. Part 1 of 3G
5:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   With Barack Obama officially nominated as the Democrat's Presidential nominee, is it time to re-think affirmative action? NOW on PBS looks at some state ballot measures that would eliminate race or gender considerations in public hiring, contracting and education programs. The controversial initiatives are being spearheaded by Ward Connerly, a long-time affirmative action opponent who some are accusing of ballot fraud. NOW also posed the question to leading thinkers at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   What did the Democrats accomplish this week and can they deliver real change while still playing old fashioned Beltway politics? In the historic moment of the first African-American nominee for President, Bill Moyers sits down with Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and University of Pennsylvania professor of political science Adolph Reed, Jr. to discuss the promises from the DNC and expectations of Barack Obama. Also on the program, Bill Moyers speaks with political analysts Merle and Earl Black, who've tracked the American electorate for years. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "A Panther In Africa/Kinshasa 2"  On October 30, 1969, Pete O'Neal, a young Black Panther in Kansas City, MO, was arrested for transporting a gun across state lines. One year later, O'Neal fled; for more than 30 years, he has lived in Tanzania as one of the last American exiles from an era when activists considered themselves at war with the U.S. government. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Artificial Intelligence"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen looks at the future of artificial intelligence and its impact on our lives with two guests: Caleb Chung, the inventor of the first widely released robot, Furby, and Jim Sosoka, Chief Technology Officer for UGOBE.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   With Barack Obama officially nominated as the Democrat's Presidential nominee, is it time to re-think affirmative action? NOW on PBS looks at some state ballot measures that would eliminate race or gender considerations in public hiring, contracting and education programs. The controversial initiatives are being spearheaded by Ward Connerly, a long-time affirmative action opponent who some are accusing of ballot fraud. NOW also posed the question to leading thinkers at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. D
9:30 pm 
10:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   What did the Democrats accomplish this week and can they deliver real change while still playing old fashioned Beltway politics? In the historic moment of the first African-American nominee for President, Bill Moyers sits down with Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and University of Pennsylvania professor of political science Adolph Reed, Jr. to discuss the promises from the DNC and expectations of Barack Obama. Also on the program, Bill Moyers speaks with political analysts Merle and Earl Black, who've tracked the American electorate for years. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "A Panther In Africa/Kinshasa 2"  On October 30, 1969, Pete O'Neal, a young Black Panther in Kansas City, MO, was arrested for transporting a gun across state lines. One year later, O'Neal fled; for more than 30 years, he has lived in Tanzania as one of the last American exiles from an era when activists considered themselves at war with the U.S. government. D
11:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "To Catch A Bird/The Best Party Ever"  To Catch a Bird - When Jetta's trophy and locket are missing, all fingers and paws point to Emily - all of them except for Clifford's! The dogs, led by Clifford, finally prove Emily didn't steal anything, and Clifford learns the value of having faith in a friend. The Best Party Ever - Jetta ridicules Emily for not planning enough exciting activities for her birthday party, so Charley convinces Emily not to invite her. But Emily realizes that Jetta's feelings were hurt and invites her after all. D
11:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Emperor's New Clothes"  Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
12:00 am 
Dragon Tales  "Express Yourself/A Snowman for All Seasons"  Express Yourself - The Doodle Fairies are unveiling a painting for Princess Kidoodle. As the gang flies to see it, Enrique tries a new nickname for Cassie - Pinky! Everyone loves the nickname, except Cassie. She is upset when Enrique uses it, but does not know how to express her hurt feelings. D
12:30 am 
Sesame Street   Oscar and Grundgetta are reading "The Tale of Sleeping Grouchy" and Slimey, Telly and Elmo join them. The story begins, "Once upon a time, there was a very, very, very grouchy princess." and it tells the tale of a princess that was so grouchy, she said things like, "Phooey! " "Ewwww!" and "Sounds horrible!" One day the grouchy princess was on a grouchy walk. D
1:30 am 
It's A Big Big World  "Color My World/Smooch's Caterpillar"  Snook teaches Bob that animals are different colors for their protection. Harry becomes a butterfly!G
2:00 am 
WordWorld  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery. As they secretly watch Dog, they discover he wants to build a word with the "oo" sound. But will they be caught before they can guess Dog's secret? Wee Little Whale: Sheep rescues a tiny whale who is stuck in some seaweed and brings her home to her haystack. D
2:30 am 
Caillou  "All Kinds of Weather"  Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street   Oscar and Grundgetta are reading "The Tale of Sleeping Grouchy" and Slimey, Telly and Elmo join them. The story begins, "Once upon a time, there was a very, very, very grouchy princess." and it tells the tale of a princess that was so grouchy, she said things like, "Phooey! " "Ewwww!" and "Sounds horrible!" One day the grouchy princess was on a grouchy walk. D
4:00 am 
Barney & Friends  "Seeing and Hearing"  Seeing: An ordinary game of "hide and seek" takes a not-so-ordinary turn when Baby Bop claims that an elephant is hiding in the park! Barney and Riff are happy to play along, but BJ thinks that his sister may be "seeing things". Fortunately, Barney takes this opportunity to help the young dinos learn about their sense of sight while having tons of fun! Hearing: BJ and Riff engage in a friendly contest to see which of them can find (or make) the loudest sound in the park. The playful competition continues to escalate. D
4:30 am 
It's A Big Big World  "Burdette Bald Eagle/Hot Ice"  Everyone learns about molting when Burdette's feathers fall out. The kids learn that ice melts.G
5:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Sea Monkey/Old McGeorgie Had a Farm"  George goes on a submarine trip to retrieve a fallen satellite in a great underwater adventure!G
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Circus Stars/Limelight Fright"  Circus Stars - When Clifford's hero Gordo the elephant, star of the circus, comes down with a cold, Clifford volunteers to step in and help out. Starstruck Clifford learns that "stars" are just regular people and, like everyone else, they sometimes need a helping hand. ~~Limelight Fright - When Emily and Charley recruit the crew to help them with a show, scene-stealing Cleo is surprised to discover she has stage fright! But she learns that the support of friends can help work through a problem. D
6:00 am 
Super Why!  "Little Bo Peep"  Where's Mister Lizard? Whyatt is searching and searching and doesn't know where to find him! Once again, it's the Super Readers to the rescue when they meet Little Bo Peep, who is hot on the trail of her missing sheep. The Super Readers aren't satisfied with leaving them alone until they come home, and spring into action! Educational Objectives: To learn about solving a mystery! Fun, interactive activities show preschoolers how to build the alphabet, rhyme with OG words and use the power to read to change the story. D
6:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Finn's Blankie/Let's Dance"  Finn's Blankie - Cassie's mom has accidentally sent Cassie's little brother Finn's blankie to the Dragon Land Laundry. Finn has never been separated from his blankie and is having a hard time coping without it. His tantrums and whimpering prompt Cassie to bring Finn and the gang on a trip to retrieve the blankie. D
7:00 am 
Cyberchase  "The Wedding Scammer"  Believing that the Wicked Witch is really the long lost daughter of a powerful king, Hacker agrees to marry her, convinced that their union will double his power and Motherboard will never be able to defeat him.G
7:30 am 
Arthur  "Feeling Flush/Family Fortune"  Feeling Flush: When Elwood City experiences a drought, Francine bets Arthur that her family can use less water than his. But Francine is shocked to learn that, despite her conservation efforts, her water meter levels are twice as high as Arthur's! What's going on at the Frensky household? Will Francine find out who's behind the flushing frenzy? Family Fortune: The TV show, Treasure Caravan, is coming to Elwood City! Arthur and D.W. are convinced that in Grandma Thora's attic they'll find treasures that will make them famous on TV - and rich beyond their wildest dreams. D
8:00 am 
WordGirl  "Granny's Goodtime All-Cure Spritzer/Mecha-Mouse"  GRANNY'S GOODTIME ALL-CURE SPRITZER: WordGirl must put a stop to GrannyMay's latest con game - selling phony bottles of 'all-cure' spritzer that restores youth. MECHA-MOUSE: Dr.. 2-Brains builds a mechanical mouse muscle suit, to make him as strong as he is smart. D
8:30 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff's Big Break"  Mike and Willie are challenged to learn about the human balance system. They visit an otologist and learn that the brain uses input from the eyes, muscles, and inner ear in order to stay balanced. To investigate this further, the kids perform tests to see what happens when the three inputs are missing or distorted. D
9:00 am 
Wishbone  "Halloween Hound: The Legend of Creepy Collars (Pt. 1)"  Wishbone takes us through the classic novel, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and the the gang participates in a Halloween scavenger hunt, complete with a haunted house. D
9:30 am 
Zoboomafoo  "Pets"  When Jackie and her friends decide to nurse a baby raccoon, Martin, Chris and Zoboomafo become impromptu pet-sitters and take care of the pets that Jackie and the others have left behind.G
10:00 am 
Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat  "Sick Day/The Name Game"  Dongwa and Sagwa are excited to have a day off when all of a sudden Baba tells them that they have to take care of Sheegwa, who' s sick in bed. They soon realize they can take turns watching Sheegwa so they can play outside like they originally planned.G
10:30 am 
Between the Lions  "Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash/Knuffle Bunny"  The cubs find some unusual items on Mrs. McNosh's clothesline, but they're reluctant to turn over their favorite things for a good washing. Educational Goals: Highlights the joys of reading and introduces key literacy skills. Focuses on the sounds er/ir and -y, and features vocabulary words related to clothes and laundry. D
11:00 am 
The Berenstain Bears  "Mama's New Job/Mighty Milton"  When Mama decides to open her own quilt shop, Papa and the cubs are convinced they won't be able to cope around the house without her. A new cub at school is teased by Too-Tall and the gang for his lack of sporting ability.G
11:30 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Ready to Read"  Mister Rogers has lots of baseball caps and words that match the symbol on the cap, and Mr. McFeely brings a video showing how people make baseball caps.G
12:00 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Chirp Builds A Nest/Stuck Duck"  Chirp Builds a Nest - Desperate to fly, Chirp wonders if building a nest will help her? The kids decide to build a house for their stuffed animals and action figures. With cardboard and tape they make an excellent 2 story house with a roof. Will it work in the rain? "Find some old boxes and try building your own house. D
12:30 pm 
Arthur  "Happy Anniversary, Parts I & II"  Arthur's parents have been married for 10 years and it's time to celebrate! But the festivities are cut short when the van breaks down, stranding the whole family. Will the Reads miss their fancy dinner reservation? And what about Arthur's special "Bionic Bunny" sleepover with Buster?! Just when things couldn't get any worse, Arthur and D.W. end up locked in a diner storeroom - but when they hear the inspiring radio tale of Crooning Cowboy Kid Carter and his little sister sidekick, Arthur realizes that the best celebration of all is just being with his family. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G
1:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "To Catch A Bird/The Best Party Ever"  To Catch a Bird - When Jetta's trophy and locket are missing, all fingers and paws point to Emily - all of them except for Clifford's! The dogs, led by Clifford, finally prove Emily didn't steal anything, and Clifford learns the value of having faith in a friend. The Best Party Ever - Jetta ridicules Emily for not planning enough exciting activities for her birthday party, so Charley convinces Emily not to invite her. But Emily realizes that Jetta's feelings were hurt and invites her after all. D
2:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Emperor's New Clothes"  Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:30 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Express Yourself/A Snowman for All Seasons"  Express Yourself - The Doodle Fairies are unveiling a painting for Princess Kidoodle. As the gang flies to see it, Enrique tries a new nickname for Cassie - Pinky! Everyone loves the nickname, except Cassie. She is upset when Enrique uses it, but does not know how to express her hurt feelings. D
3:00 pm 
Sesame Street   Oscar and Grundgetta are reading "The Tale of Sleeping Grouchy" and Slimey, Telly and Elmo join them. The story begins, "Once upon a time, there was a very, very, very grouchy princess." and it tells the tale of a princess that was so grouchy, she said things like, "Phooey! " "Ewwww!" and "Sounds horrible!" One day the grouchy princess was on a grouchy walk. D
4:00 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "Color My World/Smooch's Caterpillar"  Snook teaches Bob that animals are different colors for their protection. Harry becomes a butterfly!G
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery. As they secretly watch Dog, they discover he wants to build a word with the "oo" sound. But will they be caught before they can guess Dog's secret? Wee Little Whale: Sheep rescues a tiny whale who is stuck in some seaweed and brings her home to her haystack. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "All Kinds of Weather"  Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Winter and Summer"  Winter: When Baby Bop is surprised by the first day of cold weather, it's Barney that helps her see winter can be a wonderful time for fun. Baby Bop is getting discouraged, wondering if it will ever snow! Then, when she least expects it.the snow begins to fall! Summer: On a hot summer day, Barney teaches BJ about all the fun activities you can do during the summer. D
6:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Handshapes Fist"  The Teletubbies Everywhere segment features Tinky Winky and the Tubby Custard Machine and the Noo Noo tidies up 5 Tubby Custard splats. The film from the USA features a little girl and her brother making pictures using their hands. They cover their hands with paint and press it onto some paper. D
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Night Time"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
7:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Fuzzy Wuzzy, Wuzzy?"  Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't fuzzy, was he? Well, was he?G
7:30 pm 
Wishbone  "Golden Retrieved"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Joe forgets Wishbone, when nothing seems more important than a new mountain bike. D
8:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Granny's Goodtime All-Cure Spritzer/Mecha-Mouse"  GRANNY'S GOODTIME ALL-CURE SPRITZER: WordGirl must put a stop to GrannyMay's latest con game - selling phony bottles of 'all-cure' spritzer that restores youth. MECHA-MOUSE: Dr.. 2-Brains builds a mechanical mouse muscle suit, to make him as strong as he is smart. D
9:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Paper Girl"  Maya decides that the lackluster school newspaper needs some zing, so she agrees to be editor and enlists all her friends to help out. But when their articles are a little too ordinary, she injects a dose of creative editing that makes the paper the talk of the school. But when people realize Maya doesn't have her facts straight, her reputation as a journalist is on the line, and she has to make amends -- before the midnight deadline. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. D
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Ruffman Breaks The Mold"  Mike and Willie are challenged to investigate the microbial world of germs and discover which places in Mike's house are the "germiest." With the help of a public health expert, the boys swab several locations in Mike's house. Then, they head off to a lab to grow the germs in culture and analyze the growth of bacteria to determine which place has the most germs. D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Happy Anniversary, Parts I & II"  Arthur's parents have been married for 10 years and it's time to celebrate! But the festivities are cut short when the van breaks down, stranding the whole family. Will the Reads miss their fancy dinner reservation? And what about Arthur's special "Bionic Bunny" sleepover with Buster?! Just when things couldn't get any worse, Arthur and D.W. end up locked in a diner storeroom - but when they hear the inspiring radio tale of Crooning Cowboy Kid Carter and his little sister sidekick, Arthur realizes that the best celebration of all is just being with his family. D
11:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Granny's Goodtime All-Cure Spritzer/Mecha-Mouse"  GRANNY'S GOODTIME ALL-CURE SPRITZER: WordGirl must put a stop to GrannyMay's latest con game - selling phony bottles of 'all-cure' spritzer that restores youth. MECHA-MOUSE: Dr.. 2-Brains builds a mechanical mouse muscle suit, to make him as strong as he is smart. D
11:30 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Ready to Read"  Mister Rogers has lots of baseball caps and words that match the symbol on the cap, and Mr. McFeely brings a video showing how people make baseball caps.G

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