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April 1, 2012
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1:02 am 
Frontline  "Murdoch's Scandal"  Over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat - not from outside competition but from shocking accounts of bribery, blackmail and invasion of privacy. The scandal has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.G

2:00 am 
MI-5   Section D must welcome a Russian Federal Security Service officer into the Grid to help track down Aibek, a rogue nationalist from an ex-Soviet state. Aibek wants the last known sample of a nerve agent and team members want to keep the nerve agent from falling into the wrong hands without ruining Anglo-Russian relations.G

3:00 am 
William and Mary   A run of bad luck leaves William and Mary facing financial ruin.G

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

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

5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Sharing Can Be Hard/Visit to a Shoe Store"  Mister Rogers talks about friendship. He helps his young viewers understand that even though friendships don't always run smoothly they're an important and healthy part of life. Also, Mister Rogers buys a pair of shoes. D

5:30 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D

6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D

6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Stormy Weather/Peep In Rabbitland/Pocoyo - Baby Bird Brother"  Peep's first encounter with thunder and lightning makes for a wet and tumultuous day. After falling into a rabbit hole and meeting three fuzzy bunnies, Peep decides to try life underground. Then, Baby Bird is in awe of Pocoyo as he plays skillfully with a bouncy ball. D

7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G

7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Nature Dance/Angelina's Spring Fling"  Angelina's Nature Dance - Angelina and her classmates are given the assignment to create a nature-inspired dance routine. When Polly tags along, Angelina is annoyed because she feels like it's difficult for the mouslings to successfully complete their assignment until she realizes Polly is missing. In the end, Angelina discovers a new appreciation for her little sister and discovers the perfect inspiration for her nature dance. D

8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "The Big Dino Dig Special (Pt. 1)"  Lofty and the Diggers Three - Lofty is jealous of the camaraderie between the three diggers, Scoop, Muck and Scratch. When he overhears them talking about 'The Diggers Three', he is eager to join their club. Bob announces the team is to build a park full of rides and games for children. D

8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Mount Do It Later/A Pony Tale"  A) Franny visits the Swiss Alps, where she meets Fritz, a boy on a camping trip who wants to have fun before completing a few important chores, like putting up his tent. When it rains and everyone gets wet, Fritz discovers that putting off chores isn't a very good idea. In Franny's Treasures, Franny and Bobby help viewers identify animals that live in the Swiss Alps, and those that do not. D

9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Working Well"  Alicia Botti, the famous opera singer, is coming to Sodor. Thomas is bubbling with pride that he is to collect her and take her to the Town Hall for the grand concert. Also arriving that day is a new engine named Charlie. D

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 3/29/12"  Marcia Franklin speaks with reporters from around the state.G

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

11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Renewal of VAWA: Congress continues its battle over renewing the Violence Against Women Act or VAWA. This week an interview with Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) who took to the House floor to recount her own experiences with sexual violence to emphasize the need to renew VAWA. Health Care Debate Rages On: The future of the Obama administration's health care reform law is in doubt following this week's Supreme Court arguments on its constitutionality. D

11:30 am 

12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Is The Universe Religiously Ambiguous?"  Does God exist or not exist? How can so many people be so absolutely sure-either way? But maybe that's the point! Maybe "God" and "No God" are both defensible. What would that mean?. D

12:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Material World, Josephine Kimberling"  Explore the world of fabric design from an artist's perspective. D

1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Times Square"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate paper piecing sections for a New York Beauty type quilt. D

1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Kitchen & Mud Room Remodel 5"  Dean and Miriam get the kitchen, mud room and powder room areas ready for new flooring and countertops. D

2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Portable Precision - Miter Saw Station"  Save time and money - build your own miter saw station. The Woodsmith editors will show you how to turn inexpensive materials into portable workstation that will make any miter saw safer and more accurate to use. D

2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 8 of 10"  Awning specialist Mike Cornell installs a new retractable awning over the deck that should stand up to the weather due to a wind sensor and fade-resistant fabric. Inside, the Saratoga soapstone has arrived, and countertop contractor Alyssa St. Gelais shows host Kevin O'Connor how she's sealing the surface with wax, not oil, to give it a more durable finish that will last longer than an oil application. D

3:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 9 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady sets 4"x4" glass tile in the kitchen using a light green grout (mixed with a latex additive) as the adhesive to set the tile and give a depth of color to the backsplash that thinset would not allow. Outside, the new insulated steel garage door is up; inside, host Kevin O'Connor works with Andy to install a garage storage system from the home center to keep the space organized. At the front deck, carpenter Chris Aguiar finishes up the cable railing system. D

3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Oh Grow Up; Small Space and Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)"  In these days of urban sprawl, a new trend is emerging. Yards are becoming smaller and today, more people are moving back into the city. Yet one thing persists no matter where they live; the desire to have a garden. D

4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Standing Up for Democracy"  American history is rich with stories of social change inspired by the actions of motivated individuals and organized groups. Today's activists are no different -- facing long odds against powerful and systemic special interests. On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill Moyers talks with young but very experienced organizers George Goehl, Ai-Jen Poo, and Sarita Gupta - all involved with a nationwide citizens' initiative called the 99% Spring, which takes place the week of April 9th. D

5:00 pm 
William and Mary   As the second season of shows begins, William and Mary are about to be married. William is cooking up a few surprises for Mary for when they come out of the church following the ceremony.G

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Cracking Your Genetic Code"  What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis? We meet cancer patients returned to robust health and a cystic fibrosis sufferer breathing easily because scientists have been able to pinpoint and neutralize the genetic abnormalities underlying their conditions. But we also meet ethicists who are convinced we need to consider the moral dilemmas raised by this new technology.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Balloon Archaeology/Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later/Collier Glacier"  Archaeologists with access to a helium balloon and remote controlled camera gain a clear view of Oregon's stone circles that resemble the medicine wheels in Wyoming. When the 500,000-acre Biscuit fire burned through research plots, it enabled a rare scientific look at life before and after a forest fire.G

8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada"  Former slaves make one of their first acts of freedom choosing a last name. For immigrants coming to a new country, a new name often helps to fit into a new environment. When Henry Louis Gates Jr. begins the search for their family origins, media legend Barbara Walters does not know her father's real last name and educational superstar Geoffrey Canada does not know the name of his grandfather. Gates fills in the missing identities. Part 3 of 10G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Great Expectations, Part 1"  Pip, an orphan living with his sister and brother-in-law, a blacksmith, has a terrifying encounter on the marshes with an escaped convict. A summons from the mysterious Miss Havisham (Gillian Anderson) changes the course of Pip's life. He dares to believe he might be destined for a future beyond the marshes - a future linked to that of the beautiful Estella, Miss Havisham's adopted daughter. Part 1 of 2G

10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Half Life"  UCOS reinvestigates the murder of an unidentified male found in a West London alleyway. The man now is given a name but seems to have no past.G

11:00 pm 
Elizabeth I: Killer Queen?   Historian Chris Skidmore takes on a 452-year-old cold case - the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, who was involved in a controversial affair with Elizabeth I of England. The death, officially announced as caused by an accidental fall down a flight of stairs, sends shock waves through the court and the entire country. Now Skidmore unearths the original coronor's report, which indicates Amy Robsart had other serious injuries.G

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