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October 1, 2013
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5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The People Vs. Grandma Ruffman"  Grandma's accused of trying to break Ruff's twin, Scruff Ruffman, out of prison! The FETCHers try the case with help from real lawyers in a real courtroom with a real judge. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, how have the markets reacted to past shutdowns? We'll breakdown the numbers. And the CEO of WellPoint, one of the biggest players in the new health exchange market, tells us how things are shaping up on the first day of open enrollment. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Mariachi High - PBS Arts   This year-in-the-life of the champion mariachi ensemble at Zapata High School in South Texas showcases their musical virtuosity and the music they make. As they immerse themselves in this musical tradition of western Mexico, they also become determined students who not only graduate from high school but go on to college - and they build bridges to the older generations of their community.G
8:00 pm 
Latino Americans  "Pride and Prejudice/Peril and Promise"  Witness the creation of the proud "Chicano" identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos. Then examine the growing Latino influence as a second wave of Cubans and thousands of Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., leading to calls for tightened borders. Parts 5 and 6 of 6G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown"  FRONTLINE continues its investigation of nuclear safety with an account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex in March 2011. Eyewitness testimony from key figures tells the story of the workers struggling to reconnect power inside the plant; officials fighting to get information; and the manager who disobeys orders while attempting to protect his workers. The story profiles soldiers, firefighters and families living nearby.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Ulfberht sword of the Vikings is a revolutionary high-tech tool of its day, a work of art and considered to be one of the greatest swords ever made. NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and unravel its mystery.G
7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Turtle Rescue"  Did you know that many species of sea turtles are in danger of becoming extinct? Curiosity Quest Goes Greene host Joel Greene visits the Sea Turtle hospital in Marathon, Florida to meet the staff who has dedicated their lives to rescuing, rehabbing and releasing sea turtles back into the wild. Some turtles get hit by boats, some swallow fishing hooks, some have tumors, but all of these amazing creatures can be treated at this hospital for turtles, and hopefully will heal quickly and be eventually be released back to their natural habitat. D
7:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Household Tips"  Household tips for saving money while going easier on the planet. The first segment features nationally syndicated radio host and consumer advocate, Clark Howard, showing us the simple changes he's made in his own house to save on his energy bills. In the second segment, an urban couple in an older home is amazed at the results of their whole house energy audit. D
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "On The Ball"  Alan Alda heads to Calgary to meet Joan Vickers, whose research has improved the skills of golfers and basketball, tennis and even dart players. He also goes to Fenway Park to try out some high-tech equipment that helps umpires separate balls from strikes.G
9:00 pm 
Skeletons of the Sahara   University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno, best known for unearthing new kinds of dinosaur bones around the world, found the largest known Stone Age human burial site on a sand dune in Niger. The oldest date from 8,000 to 10,000 years ago was during a time when the Sahara was green and lush. Filmmaker David Murdock follows Sereno and a team of archaeologists as they retrieve, date and identify the bones and the artifacts found with them.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Ulfberht sword of the Vikings is a revolutionary high-tech tool of its day, a work of art and considered to be one of the greatest swords ever made. NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and unravel its mystery.G
11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Turtle Rescue"  Did you know that many species of sea turtles are in danger of becoming extinct? Curiosity Quest Goes Greene host Joel Greene visits the Sea Turtle hospital in Marathon, Florida to meet the staff who has dedicated their lives to rescuing, rehabbing and releasing sea turtles back into the wild. Some turtles get hit by boats, some swallow fishing hooks, some have tumors, but all of these amazing creatures can be treated at this hospital for turtles, and hopefully will heal quickly and be eventually be released back to their natural habitat. D
11:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Household Tips"  Household tips for saving money while going easier on the planet. The first segment features nationally syndicated radio host and consumer advocate, Clark Howard, showing us the simple changes he's made in his own house to save on his energy bills. In the second segment, an urban couple in an older home is amazed at the results of their whole house energy audit. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Snow Day to Be Exact"  Hacker steals the powerful sunisphere from Solaria, causing the cyberworld's sunny vacation paradise to be covered in snow! In a fun-filled chase across the snowy terrain, the kids discover the power and speed of estimation in order to recover the glowing orb from Buzz and Delete before the temperature reaches zero and the site freezes over forever. The Big Idea: Sometimes using a close answer is good enough for the problem you are solving. ~G
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Focus On Stitch"  This episode focuses on stitching. It's a recurring theme this season and is an important part to just about every quilting project. Frieda Anderson starts out with a primer on free motion quilting - learn the basics to get started. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Bridge to Autumn"  Take a drive into the country with Bob Ross and pass through an old covered bridge into a landscape bursting with autumn foliage. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Watermelon, Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad, Caldo, and Melon with Muscat Wine and Wild Berries. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Pate Sucree"  What most people know as simply "tart dough" is called pate sucree, or "sweet pastry," in professional kitchens. Martha demonstrates how easy it is to create elegant desserts based on this classic crust. Learn how to make a traditional lemon mousse damask tart with candied lemon peel, and a contemporary chocolate tart shell layered with homemade caramel and chocolate ganache and finished with a sprinkling of sea salt. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Log Cabin Systems 1"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME crew update critical vacation home systems with state of the art filtration and microbe inoculation. D
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Taiwan - A Sense of Place - Part Three"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Meat and Potatoes A La Francaise"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to update a classic recipe for French-Style Pot-Roasted Pork Loin with test cook Bridget Lancaster. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sets in the Equipment Corner, and test cook Becky Hays shows Chris how to make Potato Casserole with Bacon and Caramelized Onion. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick among mandolines. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Carnivores Unite!"  We get it: most of America runs on beef, pork and chicken. So today, Sara's got meat and lots of it. Sara marries the juicy burger marries with Korean barbecue for her special Korean Burgers. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "John's Pizzeria"  John's Pizzeria is located on 44th Street in New York City. John's is known for their brick oven pizza. With this oven, the restaurant is able to produce 60 pies every 4 minutes! Chef Joe heads to John's kitchen and helps prepare an assortment of fresh, delicious pizza!. D
11:30 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
5:00 pm 
Rebel: Voces Special Presentation  "Rebel"  This film is the story of Loreta Velazquez, Confederate soldier turned Union spy during the Civil War. She was dismissed as a hoax for 150 years, but new evidence shows Loreta, a Cuban immigrant from New Orleans, was one of an estimated 1,000 secret women soldiers who served during the war between the states.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "Life and Death In Assisted Living"  In this episode FRONTLINE investigates the troubling pattern of failed promises in America's assisted living facilities.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Refugee Advocate Rose Mapendo"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with former Congolese refugee Rose Mapendo about her life and her work advocating on behalf of refugees.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, how have the markets reacted to past shutdowns? We'll breakdown the numbers. And the CEO of WellPoint, one of the biggest players in the new health exchange market, tells us how things are shaping up on the first day of open enrollment. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Skeletons of the Sahara   University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno, best known for unearthing new kinds of dinosaur bones around the world, found the largest known Stone Age human burial site on a sand dune in Niger. The oldest date from 8,000 to 10,000 years ago was during a time when the Sahara was green and lush. Filmmaker David Murdock follows Sereno and a team of archaeologists as they retrieve, date and identify the bones and the artifacts found with them.G
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success"  Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?. D
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Dog Counter/Squirrel for a Day"  Curious George, Dog Counter - It's Dog Show Day! George and Professor Wiseman spend the day with all kinds of different dogs: big, small, hairy.and hungry. With the help of his sandwich, George tempts the winning dogs to follow him home to show The Man with the Yellow Hat. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Magic Porridge Pot"  Oh no! Pig's new toy robot is out of control! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge! Will the Super Readers be able to help or will they end up with more porridge than even The Three Bears would know what to do with? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of paying attention, uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: Maisie Mosasaurus/Date Night"  The Pteranodon family goes back underwater in the Dinosaur Train Submarine and meet Maisie and Marvin Mosasaurus, a daughter and father who are huge, fast-swimming lizards with flippers. Maisie and Shiny bond when they discover neither likes to go down deep in the water. The Pteranodons and Mosasaurus have a great time up near the ocean's surface, each family showing the other how they hunt and catch fish to eat. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Simon Says"  Telly has to practice paying attention, listening and controlling himself to prepare for a Simon Says Competition. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF). D
9:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
9:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Special Dad Day"  Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth. D
10:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All"  Duck's First Sleepover - Duck attends his first sleep-over party but he's nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time. After a long night of fun games his friends calm his anxiety by building him a soft, fluffy nest. One Hat Fits All - Sheep, while practicing her magic act, loses her magicians top hat (it's quite blustery in Word World today). D
10:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou's Toy Trouble"  No Tradebacks!: Caillou decides to trade his tiny toy shovel for some stickers.but changes his mind when he sees what his friend, Jay, can do with that toy shovel! Then Caillou tries to get the shovel back - even though they agreed to "no tradebacks" - and eventually hurts his friend's feelings. When Caillou realizes Jay is upset, he decides to stick to his word, knowing that their friendship - and his word - is more important. D
11:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Big As Barney and No, No, No!"  Big as Barney: When Ryan notices how much everyone loves Barney, he tries to be just like him; but he has a hard time filling Barney's shoes. Then Ryan learns that he is special when he's just being himself! Educational theme: Being happy with who you are. Music curriculum: Exploring rhythm while singing. D
11:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Fun in the Snow"  Let it Snow - Gordon and Thomas go to Misty Island to collect logs for Farmer McColl's animal shelter. The Logging Locos tell them that there is no snow on Misty Island because they haven't chuffed The Misty Island Snow Song. They need to puff to the top of a hill and stay still, then go to the sea and wait patiently - then snow will appear! Gordon doesn't believe that snow will appear but Thomas begins to race to the top of the hill and to the sea as the snow song says. D

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