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May 1, 2013
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1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "A Friend In Need"  The Monster of Brendamdocks - Percy is at Brendam Docks to pick up new table and chairs for Dowager Hatt's house. The boat is late so Percy has to wait. Fog rolls in and the story says that's when the Monster of Brendam can be seen. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George Digs Worms/Everything Old Is New Again"  The countryside catches worm-racing fever when George's prize worm enters a championship race.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam"  THE LEARNERER - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond? Vocabulary Words: Suffix, Misjudge. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Zig-Zagged"  Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  (topic: Liquid Volume) - Determined to destroy Motherboard in any way possible, Hacker cleverly clogs up her cooling system. Digit brings the kids into cyberspace to help fix her, but the special coolant Motherboard needs, cryoxide, is found only in Castleblanca - and the supply is closely monitored! To bring back exactly enough cryoxide for Motherboard, the kids have to figure out the exact volume of Motherboard's tank. In the process, they discover the importance of a standard unit of measure - and fill a most unusual container with the precious cryoxide. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Pigs Out and Has A Whale of a Time"  Ruff's cameradog, Tank, is not the most reliable employee in the world, and Ruff is looking for his replacement. Meanwhile, Blossom informs him that pigs are actually smarter than dogs. Ruff sends Bethany and Brian out to prove Blossom wrong; and Sterling and Liza go to SeaWorld to see if Shamu could make a good replacement for Tank. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Federal Reserve keeps the pedal to the metal and sticks with its easy money policy. NBR will speak with former Federal Reserve Governor Randall Kroszner. And with five months to go, will the new health exchanges be up and running in time for open enrollment?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Legendary White Stallions"  The film tells the story of the Lipizzaner stallions from their origins in ancient times to the present while focusing on the bond that develops between horse and rider at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. The carefully choreographed movements were originally intended for war, and the Lipizzaner stallion was bred for courage, strength and character.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Bugging Hitler's Soldiers"  Britain's MI19 installed listening devices to eavesdrop on German POWs held at three sites in England. The evidence is stored on wax disks - a 120,000-hour archive. The program tells how German researchers are combing through this treasure trove and several reenactments dramatize the conversations they are revealing.G
10:00 pm 
Hitler On Trial   This documentary tells how a young Jewish lawyer in Germany attempts in 1931 to reveal Adolf Hitler's hypocrisy and secret commitment to violence, even as Hitler was trying to pose as a conventional politician to middle-class voters. Hans Litten put Hitler on the witness stand of a Berlin court as part of a case involving two workers stabbed by four Nazi SA men.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Frog Prince"  Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral"  Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
4:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Del McCoury Band"  Band patriarch Del McCoury has impeccable traditional credentials, including an early-'60s stint with Bill Monroe, the Father of Bluegrass, a 2010 National Heritage Fellowship and 2011 induction into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. But the Grammy-winning singer/guitarist who personifies the "High Lonesome" sound also takes it to new frontiers playing with everyone from jam band Phish to the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. McCoury's band features sons Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob (banjo), with fiddler Jason Carter and bassist Alan Bartram. D
4:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Songs from the Holy Land"  Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar travels to Jerusalem and northern Israel to discover the sights and sounds of a region rich with ancient history and religious significance. Israel is a land of contrasts and conflicts: between tradition and modernity, war and peace, spirituality and secularism. The popular band Hadag Nahash blends hip-hop, funk and soul with politically expedient Hebrew lyrics to draw attention to the complex issues facing Israeli society. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   James Dowland is confined to the hospital when his son arrives. Dorcas welcomes the child into the Post Office, which causes turmoil when James is released. Thomas Brown is tormented by doubt about his wedding. Miss Ellison desperately wants her strange skin disease healed quickly.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death and Dreams, Part 2"  Additional deaths, including at the hospital run by Barnaby's old acquaintance, Dr. Jane Moore, have the detective trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. Barnaby's own life is threatened before he realizes the links among the deaths. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Mr. Selfridge, Part 5"  With Selfridge badly hurt in a car crash, his chief of staff, Roger Grove, takes over the operation of the store. Grove's first decision is to ban Lady Mae's suffragettes from meeting in the store. Agnes gets to know Henri Leclair, the window dresser. Staff members work on a solution for the suffragettes. Part 5 of 8G
9:00 pm 
Death In Paradise   With Richard struck down by a tropical disease and Camille in Paris, it is left to Dwayne and Fidel to solve the apparently impossible murder of a local diver. As if their job isn't tough enough, they also have to contend with holidaying British cop DS Angela Young.G
10:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S2 E5"  The whole Poplar community pulls together to prepare for the annual Summer Fete. The introduction of a baby show involves the midwives, especially Trixie, who must secure a celebrity judge. At the ante-natal clinic, Jenny meets Nora, an impoverished mother of eight, who is distraught that she may soon have another mouth to feed.G
11:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   James Dowland is confined to the hospital when his son arrives. Dorcas welcomes the child into the Post Office, which causes turmoil when James is released. Thomas Brown is tormented by doubt about his wedding. Miss Ellison desperately wants her strange skin disease healed quickly.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "All's Well That Ends Well"  The five travelers start off at last, but the man in black is right on their heels. Robert is hurt in a fall and Mireille endangered by fire. The identity of the man in black is finally revealed.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Right Turn"  Politics and diplomacy after Watergate. The Ford custodianship. The trials of Jimmy Carter. Iranian hostage crisis. The rise of the new American right: the Sunbelt and its politics, religious revivalism, tax revolt. The campaign of 1980. The Reagan revolution: supply-side economics, fiscal crisis, international relations, election of 1984. Waning of the Cold War. The Bush presidency; the Gulf War.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "World of Uncertainty"  Launching the Clinton presidency; the Republican resurgence. Election of 1996. Clinton, triumphant and embattled; impeachment and acquittal. Contested election of 2000. Economic growth in the 1980s and 1990s, downturn in 2000s. Globalization and its perils. America's changing and more diverse society. The world scene. A new era?.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Green Machines"  The teams go green as they work with the Food Project, an organization that creates social change through sustainable agriculture. Two young Food Project volunteers challenge the teams to design a compost lifter for their urban farm. D-Squad Pro File: Industrial engineer Erin Gately creates new environmentally friendly products for Hewlett-Packard by ensuring that HP's computer products are made with fewer non-recyclable materials. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Cash and Credit"  You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. And, as a cautionary tale, we talk to a young woman who had fun buying with credit until she found herself in bankruptcy. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  (topic: Liquid Volume) - Determined to destroy Motherboard in any way possible, Hacker cleverly clogs up her cooling system. Digit brings the kids into cyberspace to help fix her, but the special coolant Motherboard needs, cryoxide, is found only in Castleblanca - and the supply is closely monitored! To bring back exactly enough cryoxide for Motherboard, the kids have to figure out the exact volume of Motherboard's tank. In the process, they discover the importance of a standard unit of measure - and fill a most unusual container with the precious cryoxide. D
6:00 pm 
It's Sew Easy  "Pillows"  The first expert is Valori Wells teaching the professional way to create a pillow with a flange in just about any fabric. Then, Eileen Roche's clothing tattoo is a sports design and team number for the back neckline. Last, Donna Babylon creates a free motion stitched pillow that's a perfect practice piece for free motion and a great way to let thread add texture and color. D
6:30 pm 
Color World with Gary Spetz  "Color Sicily & Capri"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to reach the Italian island of Sicily. Here he explores the ancient seaside town of Taormina, and its mountainside historic counterpart, Castelmola. From there he crosses over to Naples, Italy, where he travels by ferry boat to the nearby mountainous resort island of Capri. D
7:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Extraordinarily Delicious Ensenada"  Fish tacos embody Ensenada's history in one bite: Fresh fish from pristine waters encased in crispy batter influenced by Asian immigrants, topped with Spanish-inspired creamy sauces, wrapped up in a very Mexican corn tortilla and spiked with chile. We seek out some of the best versions at Mariscos El Norteno, a stall opposite the Ensenada Fish market, and a 30-year old corner stand, Los Originales El Chopipo. No trip to Ensenada would be complete for a foodie without a stop at La Guerrerense where Sabina Bandera Gonzalez has been serving the best seafood ceviches and tostadas for more than 29 years. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Argentina Remembered"  Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Sevilla"  In the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan, Rick finds that bullfighting is still politically correct and little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. He finds the city's soul in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish Quarter and the people-filled streets.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Korea"  Rudy samples cosmopolitan Seoul and the tranquility of temples tucked into lush mountains.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York Italian Style"  In this episode, Lidia shares three delicious recipes that she picked up on Arthur Avenue and in Little Italy, New York. Zucchini and Eggplant Parmigiana, Roberto's Chicken Piccante and Skillet Cauliflower Torrisi are all the very core of Italian American comfort food. She also visits the Maugeri Farms in southern New Jersey and the Migliorelli food stand in Union Square Market in New York City to see what kind of traditions these Italian American families are passing down to generations to come. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Provencal Roasted Lamb & White Bean Salad"  Joanne shows her student Geoff how to cook a hearty one-pot main course and introduces him to new flavor combinations. Recipes: (1) POT ROASTED LEG OF LAMB WITH GARLIC AND OLIVES, (2) WHITE BEAN SALAD WITH PEPPERS, GOAT CHEESE AND MINT. Student: Student: Geoff Rubendall - Civil Engineer. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Fish Tail"  On this episode Chef Joe joins David Burke at his newest restaurant, Fish Tail. Fish Tail is located on the Upper East Side and specializes in seafood. The restaurant features a Raw Bar, Sushi Bar, and any other seafood dish you can imagine. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Sevilla"  In the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan, Rick finds that bullfighting is still politically correct and little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. He finds the city's soul in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish Quarter and the people-filled streets.G
2:00 pm 
Frontline  "Top Secret America - 9/11 to the Boston Bombings"  Former Idahoan and FRONTLINE Producer Michael Kirk - "Bush's War," "The Torture Question," and "Cheney's Law" - teams up with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Priest, to examine the secret side of America's "war on terror." From the creation of black site prisons abroad and super-secret facilities in America, to targeted killings and covert wars, and the creation of a multibillion-dollar terrorism-industrial complex, the film asks how a decade fighting terrorism has reshaped America.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos   "Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos" is a documentary about how immigration changes and challenges a cowboy town. The film explores how immigrants, refugees and temporary foreign workers from the local meat packing plant are changing and challenging the western cowboy city of Brooks, Alberta, Canada. It also explores the city's 100 year history as it celebrates its centennial anniversary. D
5:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Undocumented"  Border Patrol agents, Native Americans, smugglers, ranchers, retirees and samaritans form a constellation of people engaged with the Arizona/Mexico border on a daily basis -- policing it, inhabiting it, crossing it, working it, making it safer or simply feeling its consequences. But at the center of it all is the migrant. "The Undocumented" tells the story of the migrants who die while trying to cross an unforgiving desert in search of a better life. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Top Secret America - 9/11 to the Boston Bombings"  Former Idahoan and FRONTLINE Producer Michael Kirk - "Bush's War," "The Torture Question," and "Cheney's Law" - teams up with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Priest, to examine the secret side of America's "war on terror." From the creation of black site prisons abroad and super-secret facilities in America, to targeted killings and covert wars, and the creation of a multibillion-dollar terrorism-industrial complex, the film asks how a decade fighting terrorism has reshaped America.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Federal Reserve keeps the pedal to the metal and sticks with its easy money policy. NBR will speak with former Federal Reserve Governor Randall Kroszner. And with five months to go, will the new health exchanges be up and running in time for open enrollment?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G

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