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3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Restless Planet"  Revisits the beginnings of our solar system and the evolving Earth.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Booms and Busts"  America's roller-coaster economy is examined in light of the economic theories of Marx, Schumpeter, Keynes, and Say. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Bad News/Brothers"  Rebecca and Kevin's father has had a second heart attack and they call their father's estranged brother, Brendan, who lives in Illinois who arrives and reconciles with his brother just before he dies.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Big Surprise/Ears Have It"  The Ears Have It - Clifford and Cleo are all excited about the town's upcoming celebration complete with a parade and fireworks! But they notice that T-Bone isn't quite is enthusiastic and soon learn that he is scared of the loud noises of all the festivities. T-Bone learns that the support of good friends can help you manage feelings of fear. Clifford's Big Surprise - Everyone is too busy to play with Clifford, because they are too busy planning a surprise party for him! On his own, Clifford learns that playing by yourself can be fun - but so is a party with all of your friends!. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Get Smart/Baby Steps"  Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it. After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off"  School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one? Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Webby In Bathland"  Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Slide to the Side!"  Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide.he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!"  Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever! His WordFriends try every trick in the book to help him, but which cure will work? A..a.choo! - Pig is allergic to peaches! Too bad Sheep doesn't know that! When she brings Pig a big bag of peaches to make pies, Pig starts sneezing so much that he can't even tell Sheep what he really needs is A.. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "All in a Day"  Caillou does a lot in a day, and today he wants to dress himself, only his Mommy is doing the laundry and he doesn't have any clean clothes, so Daddy and Caillou decide to play a dressing game with Daddy's old clothes. While preparing a picnic lunch with Mom, Caillou tests a bit too much of everything. He has no room left to eat the special sandwich Clementine made for him. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Caboose and Bj The Great"  The Magic Caboose: Melanie is sad because she misses her friend who is visiting relatives in India. Barney shows his friends that it's fun to go to new places and see new things by taking them on an imaginary journey on the Magic Caboose! Educational theme: An introduction to different countries. BJ the Great: BJ wants to be a great magician, but he doesn't want to spend any time practicing. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Useful"  Kevin the Steamie - Kevin decides that he wants to be able to shunt like a Steamie so he can join in a game of Bish, Bash, Bosh with Thomas and Percy. The game is about shunting oil drums. While Kevin is practicing his shunting, he causes chaos in the Steam Works. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off"  School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one? Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Skills"  Keith is invited to join the Electric Company, but before he can take the oath, Francine swoops in and steals his special skill. Can the Electric Company help him get it back, or will Keith be powerless forever?. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon/Art in the Park"  HELLO NEW YEAR, GOODBYE MOON - It's New Years Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese. Will the new year begin with Two Brains acting on his resolution to feast on a cheesy moon, or will WordGirl be able to stop him in time? Vocabulary Words: Massive, Resolution. ART IN THE PARK - Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Creature Power Challenge"  After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Totally Rad"  The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Game Show Isle"  After losing his FETCHers at the end of the Season Five premiere, Ruff discovers that they're stranded on a mysterious island-Game Show Island. To get off the island and back to Studio G, they must find the "Fabulous Four" game show relics before sundown or they will be trapped on the island forever! Ruff also learns some important clues about the mysterious disappearance of his parents. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Get Smart/Baby Steps"  Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it. After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Skills"  Keith is invited to join the Electric Company, but before he can take the oath, Francine swoops in and steals his special skill. Can the Electric Company help him get it back, or will Keith be powerless forever?. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Annapurna to Everest"  In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive. The boys in a village are tested as they dream of becoming rupee millionaires; the girls hope to spot a future wealthy husband. From there Michael treks up to Annapurna Base Camp on Everest, before leaving the mountains for the capital of Kathmandu where he is blessed by King Gyuenandra at the palace. Part 3 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2013"  Julie Andrews is host for this annual event that features festive music by members of the Strauss family and their contemporaries played by the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Franz Welser-M?st. The concert is the largest worldwide event in classical music, reaching more than a billion people annually through radio and television in 72 countries.G
9:30 pm 
Great Performances  "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy"  Joel Grey, the original Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret, narrates this exploration of the phenomenon that, during the 50-year period of its development, the majority of the songs of the Broadway musical were created by Jewish Americans. The film features interviews with creators of the musicals and includes performances by their stars.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Subaru XV Crosstrek"  Road Test: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Road Test: 2013 Honda Accord Goss' Garage: Winching Safety. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
5:00 am 
Nature  "Wild Balkans"  The jagged contours of middle Europe with its thick forests, vast wetlands and deep chasms have thrown long, dark shadows over the history of the peninsula. It is as if the bloody history of the Balkans themselves conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched, and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Oahu and Kauai"  Sunning, swimming, surfing and boating at Waikiki Beach are just the start in Honolulu. Rudy explores Hawaii's Polynesian roots at the venerable Bishop Museum, remembers WWII history at Pearl Harbor, and pays homage to King Kamehameha. From Oahu we head north to Kauai, "The Garden Island" whose sheer beauty screams "tropical paradise. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Baja Journeys: Volcanoes/Oceans"  The journey through Baja California begins on the twice-weekly ferry from the Mexican mainland port of Guaymas. After disembarking from the ferry, the exploration begins around the coastal town of Santa Rosalia. This area provides some of the best cultural, historical and natural history treasure found on the Gulf side of Baja California. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Exquisite Plums/Susine Squisite"  The plums are ripe for the picking at Butternut Farm, and Mary Ann takes to the ladder to gather a bushel full for her kitchen, where she creates a moist and tender Fresh Plum Tart topped with a dizzying spiral of sliced prunes and then creates a moist and tender Dried Prune Cake that melts in your mouth. D
8:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Rethymno"  Eva explores an ancient Venetian castle located in a town known for honoring their ancestors, their traditions and most of all their hospitality. D
8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Classic Mexican Food Battles"  Jump into a Lucha Libre ring and experience the kind of fighting spirit that fuels a great love of Mexican food. These classic recipes provoke heated discussions in Mexico, but are perfectly tasty regardless of which twist on ingredients you prefer. Enchiladas in Red Tomato Sauce; Tampico-Style Steak Combo; Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones). D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simply Chicken"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the Best Simple Roast Chicken. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Part 1 of a landscape makeover of an historic 1920's era home. Planning, demolishing, and beginning the rebuilding of the garden is hard work, but fun. Be sure to tune in as GardenSMART plays in the dirt. D
10:00 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
10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Rocky Mountain Adventures"  This episode brings Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar to Denver, Colorado on his three-episode journey to learn more about this year's Grammy nominees, Road to a GRAMMY. Jacob meet with banjo virtuoso and multiple GRAMMY nominee Bela Fleck, then visits the workshop where the GRAMMY statuettes are lovingly hand-crafted. He follows Bela Fleck from a banjo master class to a concert at one of Denver's top venues. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Open Seas"  Develop skills to paint transparent and textured water in this open ocean scene.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Tony Bennett's signature tune, "I Left My Heart In San Francisco" and the memorable intro to Billy Joel's "Just The Way You Are." Featured artists include Dave Powers, David Tolley and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit. D
3:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building The Great Cathedrals"  Carved from 100 million pounds of stone, soaring atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Sometimes taking 100 years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Quest for Solomon's Mines"  In southern Jordan, University of California San Diego archaeologist Tom Levy leads a team on a quest to learn more about the area of major copper mining they have discovered that coincides with the Bible's timeframe for Solomon. The fabled rich kingdom during the 10th century BCE could have been fueled by the mines at Khirbet en Nahas that may have employed 1,000 workers on an around-the-clock schedule, producing up to 20 tons of copper annually - an early industrial revolution.G
7:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "The Gene Hunters"  Alda meets some of the brightest gene-hunting scientists today, including Nobelist Jim Watson, the Human Genome Project's Eric Lander and developmental geneticist Nancy Hopkins. He also examines a controversial gene therapy project that's attempting to grow new blood vessels in diseased hearts. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building The Great Cathedrals"  Carved from 100 million pounds of stone, soaring atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Sometimes taking 100 years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Quest for Solomon's Mines"  In southern Jordan, University of California San Diego archaeologist Tom Levy leads a team on a quest to learn more about the area of major copper mining they have discovered that coincides with the Bible's timeframe for Solomon. The fabled rich kingdom during the 10th century BCE could have been fueled by the mines at Khirbet en Nahas that may have employed 1,000 workers on an around-the-clock schedule, producing up to 20 tons of copper annually - an early industrial revolution.G
11:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. D
3:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Space/Astronomy"  Lightweight research: kids use microgravity demonstrators to show what puts the spring in an astronaut's step. Arizona kids hit the Mars-like desert landscape to discover more about life on the Red Planet. And "Bionic Woman" Ayanna Howard engineers out-of-this-world robots. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What's Your Money Personality?"  How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "All About Seeds (Mt. Airy, NC)"  Here we cover everything you ever wanted to know about how to start seeds at home but were afraid to ask. From soil mix to grow lights - we share seed sowing secrets and explain the science behind the techniques. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Creature Power Challenge"  After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers. D
5:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Chef Karen Demasco-Craft: New York, Ny - Costa Rica"  New York's most celebrated pastry chef takes us to the root of her sweet desserts in beautiful Costa Rica where she plants, harvests and processes organic sugar cane by hand. The end result: 100 percent pure, organic, unrefined sugar. Recipes: Sucanat Candied Macadamia Nuts; Gooey Organic Brown Sugar Cakes. D
5:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Total Antioxidant Capacity"  Antioxidants -abundant in beans, bright vegetables and berries - are the barrier between sickness and health. Stay flu-free with Christina's recipe for Cherry-Berry Crumble Pie and Artichoke Salad. D
6:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Florence"  Rudy visits the great museums and landmarks, then beats the crowds in peaceful Oltr'arno across the river.G
6:30 am 
The Seasoned Traveler  "New York State: from End to End"  New York State is much more than just The Big Apple and Niagara Falls. George Bauer's visit includes the eastern end of Long Island, home of the Hamptons but less known for its beautiful, bucolic countryside and quaint villages; the spectacular Finger Lakes district, with its picturesque communities and numerous wineries; the majestic Adirondacks; and Lake Placid. D
7:00 am 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Doors and Stone"  The new home's architecture is enhanced with continuity of garage doors, entry doors and shutters as the foundation is covered with natural thin veneer stone. D
7:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Classic Wall Mirror"  The delicate molding details catch your eye, but it's the unique display shelf that sets this Arts & Crafts inspired wall mirror apart. Learn the techniques for getting flawless fits as the Woodsmith editors build this classic heirloom project. D
8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Perennial Favorites"  Host Jamie Durie kicks off THE VICTORY GARDEN's 34th season on PBS with an exploration of the Huntington Botanical Gardens in California; he explains how to use the art of staging to put your plants in the spotlight. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom tours the world-famous New York Botanical Garden, home to more than a million plants - including those in the vibrant, artist-inspired perennial gardens - and offers up his perennial favorites from this amazing collection. Are green, hard-to-ripen tomatoes left in your garden? Use them up before the cooler weather sets in. D
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Project Runway"  The fashion world's popular reality series inspires this teen's bedroom as Vicki and Sloan select bold pink and orange toned designer fabrics to decorate a room that includes a sewing and fashion design area. D
9:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Batting Application"  Creating a table runner with striped fabric and batting; Sew Quick, Sew Easy potato bag; Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on machine embroidered shadow quilting; Making decorative ribbons for an Heirloom Quilt. Guests: Linda McGehee, Kay Brooks, Nina McVeigh. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Cabin in the Woods"  Happen upon a lonely little cabin deep in the dark forest. Mysteries unfold in a Bob Ross black canvas masterpiece!. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Grilled Sea Bass with Romesco & Summer Vegetables"  Joanne gives her student John a hands-on cooking lesson on grilling fish and vegetables indoors, and teaches him how to prepare a Spanish-inspired sauce. Recipes: (1) GRILLED SEA BASS WITH ALMOND ROMESCO, (2) GRILLED SUMMER VEGETABLES. Student: John Washko - Hotel Entrepreneur. D
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones I (Reflextions I)"  This episode reviews the highlights of Raquel's journey from the time her investigation began to her departure for Puerto Rico.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present.G
12:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 8. Building On New Ideas"  More documentary segments show further work by the team members with their students, among themselves, and with colleagues. The end-of-year discussions continue, with team members reflecting on how their new initiatives in the arts have affected them and their schools, and offering advice for other teachers who want to bring the arts into their own classrooms. D
1:00 pm 
Seneca Falls   Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Louise Vance, "Seneca Falls" is a fresh and inspiring journey of discovery with nine diverse teenage girls bound for the birthplace of women's rights in America. A stunning history lesson wrapped inside a teenage road trip, the documentary is, above all, an awakening of young hearts and minds. "Seneca Falls" breathes life and relevance into a revolutionary act barely mentioned in history books: America's first women's rights convention, held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. D
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Professor Miller brings the American story to 1763 with the Peace of Paris and English dominance in America. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. D
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Space/Astronomy"  Lightweight research: kids use microgravity demonstrators to show what puts the spring in an astronaut's step. Arizona kids hit the Mars-like desert landscape to discover more about life on the Red Planet. And "Bionic Woman" Ayanna Howard engineers out-of-this-world robots. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's Your Money Personality?"  How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Skills"  Keith is invited to join the Electric Company, but before he can take the oath, Francine swoops in and steals his special skill. Can the Electric Company help him get it back, or will Keith be powerless forever?. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Totally Rad"  The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. D
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Sole-Ful Suppertime"  Jacques makes a creamy fillet of sole with mushroom sauce, paired with peas, mushrooms and endive. His dessert combines seckel pears in coffee.G
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D
6:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Daniel Sak, Canal Du Midi, France"  Sail down Canal du Midi in Provence aboard Daniel Sak's barge where he wines and dines his guests. Enjoy a Cassoulet in the medieval city of Caracassonne, delight in France's most beautiful example of a market in Narbonne and eat as the locals do in Beziers. We also visit organic vegetable farms and artisanal cheese makers to complete the special recipes that Chef Sak has created, including his French take on Paella and a Strawberry Tiramisu. D
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Fonda Favorites"  These home-style dishes are a staple at the small restaurants known as "fondas" in Mexico - and delicious inspiration for busy cooks in American homes today. Make them once, and they'll become a simple but special treat in your own kitchen. Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas); White Rice and Fried Plantains; Tres Leches Cake. D
7:00 pm 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Doors and Stone"  The new home's architecture is enhanced with continuity of garage doors, entry doors and shutters as the foundation is covered with natural thin veneer stone. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Alaska"  Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Sole-Ful Suppertime"  Jacques makes a creamy fillet of sole with mushroom sauce, paired with peas, mushrooms and endive. His dessert combines seckel pears in coffee.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D
9:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Asian Melting Pot"  Vietnamese chef, Charles Phan, owner of the Slanted Door restaurant in San Francisco, creates his specialty - Vietnamese Fish Rolls. Other recipes include My Phuong's Black and White Tuna - and from the Hawaiian Islands - Big Island Chicken Long Rice. The Kitchen Goddess gives a primer on Tiki Bar drinks. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
11:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 8. Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis and her class explore the tradition of spoken word and the works of poet Abiodun Oyewole. In Part II, Sandra Childs. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Keanu Reeves (actor). D
4:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
6:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Democracy On Trial"  Speakers: Nicholas Burns, Hala Gorani, Jane Harman, Tom Friedman, Russell Muirhead, Sanford V. Levinson, Toni Verstandig, David Rothkopf, Eric Li, Minxin Pei. D
7:00 am 
Nature  "Wild Balkans"  The jagged contours of middle Europe with its thick forests, vast wetlands and deep chasms have thrown long, dark shadows over the history of the peninsula. It is as if the bloody history of the Balkans themselves conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched, and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Keanu Reeves (actor). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Richard Gere (actor). D
10:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
12:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Wild Balkans"  The jagged contours of middle Europe with its thick forests, vast wetlands and deep chasms have thrown long, dark shadows over the history of the peninsula. It is as if the bloody history of the Balkans themselves conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched, and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
5:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Democracy On Trial"  Speakers: Nicholas Burns, Hala Gorani, Jane Harman, Tom Friedman, Russell Muirhead, Sanford V. Levinson, Toni Verstandig, David Rothkopf, Eric Li, Minxin Pei. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Democracy On Trial"  Speakers: Nicholas Burns, Hala Gorani, Jane Harman, Tom Friedman, Russell Muirhead, Sanford V. Levinson, Toni Verstandig, David Rothkopf, Eric Li, Minxin Pei. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Wild Balkans"  The jagged contours of middle Europe with its thick forests, vast wetlands and deep chasms have thrown long, dark shadows over the history of the peninsula. It is as if the bloody history of the Balkans themselves conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched, and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.G

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