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3:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bird Training"  Have you ever wondered how birds in a live bird show are trained? The Curiosity Quest crew visits a zoo with an awesome bird show stadium to watch the amazing feats the birds can complete and hear directly from the trainers about how these birds are trained. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Conservation of Energy"  According to one of the major laws of physics, energy is neither created nor destroyed. D
4:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The National Monarchies"  As Europe recovers from the wars of the 15th century, some rulers make themselves more powerful than ever before.G
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: II"  This episode is the second segment of the four-part review and covers the time Raquel spent in Argentina.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Zero Impact Cardio"  In this episode of Classical Stretch, join Miranda Esmonde-White in splendid Jamaica! This all-standing zero impact cardio workout will get your blood flowing without stressing your joints. D
6:30 am 
Arthur  "The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot"  The Chronicles of Buster - Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia," with 1001 hours of behind-the-scenes footage! In fact, he's so engrossed that he neglects his training for a class rock-climbing trip. After jeopardizing his relationship with best friend and climbing partner, Arthur, Buster finally learns that special effects can't take the place of hard work when conquering real mountains. On this Spot - Arthur is thrilled to learn that Sitting Bull once passed through Elwood City! He rallies the residents to mark the spot of the legend's visit with a monument - but is dismayed when his friends care more about celebrity sightings than local history. D
7:00 am 
Odd Squad  "Blob on the Job/Switch Your Partner Round and Round"  Blob on the Job - When a blob gets loose in Odd Squad headquarters, Olive and Otto compete against rival agents to catch it first. Curriculum: Measurement; using standard measurements to compare capacity. Switch Your Partner Round and Round - Olive and Otto discover what life would have been like if Ms. O had assigned them different partners. D
7:30 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's A Satellite/Satellite Selfie"  "What's a Satellite?" - An Earth-orbiting "telecom" communications satellite breaks down, and satellite TV service in Boxwood Terrace stops working. Three people can't watch their favorite shows and consequently get very upset. Jet decides to fly up to space and see what the problem is with the satellite, and hilarity ensues. D
8:00 am 
Nature Cat  "Ants Revolution/Tide Pool Tough"  Ants Revolution - A surprise picnic for Squeeks turns into a cheesecake chase scene, as ants steal Squeeks' surprise dessert! Nature Cat and his pals try to get the dessert back for Squeeks, but watch as the ants bring the cheesecake down into their ant hill! Oh no! Tide Pool Tough - A day at the beach is not so fun for Nature Cat as he watches his pals having tons of fun surfing in the ocean. Nature Cat would love to join them but he is scared of the water! Possible help for Nature Cat comes from an unlikely source - the tide pool creatures who try to get him to feel more comfortable in the water. Can Nature Cat become tide pool tough, and then join his friends surfing?. D
8:30 am 
Curious George  "Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing"  George learns about stretching, keeping hydrated and pacing to help Professor Wiseman win a race.G
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Dance Problem/Follow The Bouncing Ball"  The Dance Problem - Peg's Room / Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat can dance with their idol Misty Copeland, if Cat can overcome one big obstacle: his tail. Primary Content: Size, shape, color Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers. D
9:30 am 
Splash and Bubbles  "Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale"  The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through the ocean and follows the voice all the way to a fin whale, who explains that the voice was a message from her brother thousands of miles away. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Valentines Day"  It's Valentine's Day on Sesame Street! Elmo and Abby make valentines for each other and learn about the importance of friendship. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Twilight parody, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter V and the number 14. D
10:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
11:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D
11:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Nighttime in the Neighborhood"  Nighttime in the Neighborhood Tonight is a special night in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. In this half hour episode, Daniel and his friends are going to a pajama party at the library! As Daniel and his family walk through the moonlit neighborhood, Daniel learns about all of the things that look and sound different at night. Strategy: Let's find out what's special at night. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Hansel and Gretel"  Red has taken Peter Piper's peppers without asking, and now he's mad! What happens when the Super Readers try to help Hansel and Gretel get out of a similar sticky (sweet) situation? Only the unexpected! After overcoming a few storybook obstacles, we finally find out the witch's side of the story, and Red learns to be more considerate.G
12:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale"  The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through the ocean and follows the voice all the way to a fin whale, who explains that the voice was a message from her brother thousands of miles away. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "All Together Now"  Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - On Misty Island, Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. Thomas wants to help and says he can fix Ol' Wheezy. He puffs to the Dieselworks, and asks Den and Dart for help because two busy boilers are better than one. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot"  The Chronicles of Buster - Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia," with 1001 hours of behind-the-scenes footage! In fact, he's so engrossed that he neglects his training for a class rock-climbing trip. After jeopardizing his relationship with best friend and climbing partner, Arthur, Buster finally learns that special effects can't take the place of hard work when conquering real mountains. On this Spot - Arthur is thrilled to learn that Sitting Bull once passed through Elwood City! He rallies the residents to mark the spot of the legend's visit with a monument - but is dismayed when his friends care more about celebrity sightings than local history. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Valentines Day"  It's Valentine's Day on Sesame Street! Elmo and Abby make valentines for each other and learn about the importance of friendship. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Twilight parody, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter V and the number 14. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy"  Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s). D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "A Questionable Pair/All That Chazz"  A QUESTIONABLE PAIR - When Becky sees Ms. Question in the jewlery store having a friendly conversation with Reginald she wonders what she might be up to. What she can't see is that Ms. Question has joined forces with Invisi-Bill to trick Reginald and rob the store. Meanwhile, Scoops can see that Becky is distracted from the movie they're watching. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Ants Revolution/Tide Pool Tough"  Ants Revolution - A surprise picnic for Squeeks turns into a cheesecake chase scene, as ants steal Squeeks' surprise dessert! Nature Cat and his pals try to get the dessert back for Squeeks, but watch as the ants bring the cheesecake down into their ant hill! Oh no! Tide Pool Tough - A day at the beach is not so fun for Nature Cat as he watches his pals having tons of fun surfing in the ocean. Nature Cat would love to join them but he is scared of the water! Possible help for Nature Cat comes from an unlikely source - the tide pool creatures who try to get him to feel more comfortable in the water. Can Nature Cat become tide pool tough, and then join his friends surfing?. D
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's A Satellite/Satellite Selfie"  "What's a Satellite?" - An Earth-orbiting "telecom" communications satellite breaks down, and satellite TV service in Boxwood Terrace stops working. Three people can't watch their favorite shows and consequently get very upset. Jet decides to fly up to space and see what the problem is with the satellite, and hilarity ensues. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "No Ifs, Ands, Or Robots/Worst First Day Ever"  No Ifs, Ands, or Robots - Chaos ensues when one of Oscar's Oscarbots malfunctions. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking: identifying and extending number patterns; geometry: recognizing rectangular prisms. Worst First Day Ever - When Agent Ori's first day on the job turns into a worst-case scenario, other Odd Squad agents share their own 'worst first day ever' stories. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, technology is the hottest sector this year and just got even hotter. Plus, why American dairy farmers are not happy that some of their Canadian customers disappeared without warning. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Virginia Beach, Hour Two"  Featured finds include a 1964 Cassius Clay twice-signed promotional print, modern Abdullah Qandeel "Red" and "Love" oils, and an early 18th-century Chinese celadon vase. One is valued at $50,000-$80,000!G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Corpus Christi, Hour One"  A guest brings in a Diego Rivera oil painting created in 1904 when the artist was just 18 years old, which is valued up to $1 million. Other art highlights are a 1967 painting by Alexander Calder and a Japanese bronze depicting a mythical figure. On a more commercial note, a giant Fisk "Tire Boy" sign is valued up to $12,000. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Food Hour: Provence, France"  Culinary writer Rosie Lovell explores the South of France's famous Cote D'Azur and encounters a typically rustic cuisine far removed from the haughtiness of renowned French cooking - the ubiquitous (and largely unaffordable) foie gras and truffles noir! Instead, Rosie discovers that the colloquial cuisine is shaped not just by the seasons but also by a wide-ranging climate, soil and geology. This is a remarkable region blessed with sun, sea, mountains, flowing rivers and lush plateau - offering up the most eclectic and fantastic produce served fresh on the plate. Bon appetit!. D
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "National Bird"  National Bird is the first in-depth investigation of the U.S. drone war with unique access to two courageous women, a drone-target analyst and a retired intelligence officer, who connect with a former NSA analyst to become whistleblowers on the drone program, risking backlash. D
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   NULL
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Valentines Day"  It's Valentine's Day on Sesame Street! Elmo and Abby make valentines for each other and learn about the importance of friendship. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Twilight parody, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter V and the number 14. D
4:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Birdy Makes Three/Home Is Where The Fun Is"  And Birdy Makes Three - When Emily finds a baby bird, she decides to take care of it until it learns to fly. Clifford learns that even when she's busy with other things Emily never stops loving him. Home Is Where the Fun Is - First, Emily feels jealous that Jetta gets to go and see the amazing Titanic Tower in the exciting big city. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Margaret's First Chime Time/Tiger Family Fun"  Margaret's First Chime Time - Today, the Tiger Family is taking Margaret to the Clock Factory for her very first "Chime Time!" As they travel to the Clock Factory, Daniel notices how other families in the Neighborhood spend time together. Tiger Family Fun - Daniel and his family head to the Enchanted Garden, only to find Miss Elaina and her family doing one of their special family traditions: pick-your-own-dinner! The Tiger family joins in, and even add a few traditions of their own! Strategy: I like to be with my family. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy"  Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s). D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb"  Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl's reactor. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris Side Trips"  Rick reveals the indulgence in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance of the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite. He explores Versailles, the exquisite Vaux le Vicomte, and the extravagant Fontainebleau, home to centuries of French rulers. He also marvels at the glass and statuary of Chartres cathedral and then dines like a king.G
7:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Food, Drink & Place"  At Istanbul's Spice Market, persimmons are split open, their insides resembling melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East. D
8:00 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Blackfeet and Bison"  For well over a thousand years, the Blackfeet people of Montana have made their home where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains in Glacier National Park. For them, the bison (or American buffalo, as they call it) has been central to their survival, their culture, and their way of life. We join them as they seek to expand their once-threatened tribal herds of bison. We venture inside the park to find why the Blackfeet viewed it as sacred ground.G
8:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Middle Eastern Mashup"  Lamb is the go-to meat of the Middle East and in this episode, Sara combines two favorite lamb dishes with recipes she learned on a recent trip to Turkey. She's got Lamb Chops with a Turkish Pear Salsa, plus Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers. On top of that, an addictive Turkish Mushroom and Cheese Dip that's super fast and simple. D
9:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Lidia Bastianich"  This week on Simply Ming, legendary and James Beard award-winning Italian chef Lidia Bastianich is here. She's the author of many Italian cookbooks including her most recent, Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine. Lidia is also expanding her Eataly empire to include Boston. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Spring in the garden can be a wonderful time. It's great to be outside once again and many of the plants are breathtaking. GardenSMART visits with an expert who shows us how and why he has chosen these plants and how he cares for them. D
10:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Food and Fun Go Together"  Allen shares earth-friendly tips on packing a healthy picnic lunch. Allen then hits the road for visits to the roof top garden at Chicago's Markethouse restaurant and a community garden in Kansas City. Plus, Allen shows us how to properly can peppers straight from the garden. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country  "Surf and Turf Goes Regional"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Natalia Lafourcade/Grupo Fantasma"  Enjoy the contemporary Latin sounds of Natalia Lafourcade and Grupo Fantasma. Mexican superstar Lafourcade performs songs from her Grammy-winning album Hasta la Ruiz and powerhouse Latin funk orchestra Grupo Fantasma dazzle with irresistible grooves. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Valentines Day"  It's Valentine's Day on Sesame Street! Elmo and Abby make valentines for each other and learn about the importance of friendship. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Twilight parody, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter V and the number 14. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Makes a Noise Maker/Daniel Makes the Neighborhood"  Daniel Makes a Noise Maker - Daniel and Katerina are playing "super hero helpers." They use Baby Margaret's rattle as their super-duper noise maker to make sure everyone knows that help is on the way. When Baby Margaret wants her rattle back, Katerina and Daniel create their own super-duper noise makers and continue saving the day! Daniel Makes the Neighborhood - Daniel and Prince Wednesday are at the Museum-Go-Round playing with Miss Elaina. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem"  The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "A Questionable Pair/All That Chazz"  A QUESTIONABLE PAIR - When Becky sees Ms. Question in the jewlery store having a friendly conversation with Reginald she wonders what she might be up to. What she can't see is that Ms. Question has joined forces with Invisi-Bill to trick Reginald and rob the store. Meanwhile, Scoops can see that Becky is distracted from the movie they're watching. D
3:00 pm 
The Mind of a Chef  "Prune"  Join Chef Hamilton as she shares what drives a reluctant chef and her "family." Step into her shoes to spend a day working at her beloved East Village restaurant, Prune. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "West England"  The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur. He finishes by pondering the dramatic prehistoric stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury. D
4:00 pm 
The Kate  "Darlene Love"  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darlene Love and her band perform a range of songs like "Forbidden Nights" from her recent Stevie Van Zandt-produced album, to classic hits like "Da Do Ron Ron" and "He's A Rebel.". D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Food Hour: Provence, France"  Culinary writer Rosie Lovell explores the South of France's famous Cote D'Azur and encounters a typically rustic cuisine far removed from the haughtiness of renowned French cooking - the ubiquitous (and largely unaffordable) foie gras and truffles noir! Instead, Rosie discovers that the colloquial cuisine is shaped not just by the seasons but also by a wide-ranging climate, soil and geology. This is a remarkable region blessed with sun, sea, mountains, flowing rivers and lush plateau - offering up the most eclectic and fantastic produce served fresh on the plate. Bon appetit!. D
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  "Serious Laughter: Dean Obeidallah"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Muslim-American comic Dean Obeidallah. The son of a Palestinian-American father and an Italian-American mother, Obeidallah originally practiced law. He talks with Franklin about why he became a standup comedian, and why he's concentrated his comedic career on educating audiences about Islam.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "South Korea - A Winter Journey"  On Joseph's second visit to South Korea he discovers that apart from the many attractions of the capital city of Seoul, once you get out into the countryside many treasures await you. From world heritage temples to Olympic venues from historic towns to great food, he finds a world of surprises. The gems are many and each has a particular charm all its own. D
9:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mountain Goat Survey, Blue Mountain Wildlife and Vaux's Swift Chimneys"  Prior to the eruption of Mt St Helens, few people realized there were mountain goats living in the area. Oregon Field Guide joins a survey to check on these high-climbing, sure-footed mammals. Meet Lynn and Bob Tompkins, an eastern Oregon couple who started Blue Mountain Wildlife, a raptor rescue facility. And see how bird advocates are testing out a replacement chimney for roosting swifts.G
9:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats"  One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Host Jacob Edgar explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica. Then, he meets British DJ and producer Richard Blaire, whose Sidestepper project pioneered the electrotropical trend. D
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Food Hour: Provence, France"  Culinary writer Rosie Lovell explores the South of France's famous Cote D'Azur and encounters a typically rustic cuisine far removed from the haughtiness of renowned French cooking - the ubiquitous (and largely unaffordable) foie gras and truffles noir! Instead, Rosie discovers that the colloquial cuisine is shaped not just by the seasons but also by a wide-ranging climate, soil and geology. This is a remarkable region blessed with sun, sea, mountains, flowing rivers and lush plateau - offering up the most eclectic and fantastic produce served fresh on the plate. Bon appetit!. D
11:00 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
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Serious Laughter: Dean Obeidallah"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Muslim-American comic Dean Obeidallah. The son of a Palestinian-American father and an Italian-American mother, Obeidallah originally practiced law. He talks with Franklin about why he became a standup comedian, and why he's concentrated his comedic career on educating audiences about Islam.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Labor and Management"  The effects of labor unions are discussed with examples from the ILGWU, the New York Herald Tribune, and the UAW. D
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Multitasking Mania"  Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
5:00 am 
On Story  "Rectify: Ray McKinnon On Characters & Culture"  Ray McKinnon, creator of the Sundance Channel's breakout hit, Rectify, details how to capture the personality of a culture through establishing strong characters, tone, and atmosphere. The short film Spanola Pepper Sauce Company follows, directed by McKinnon and written by Graham Gordy, suggesting there's more brewing in Spanola, AK than just its fine pepper sauce cooking. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
6:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Fire Up The Grill"  It's time to get the grill fired up as P. Allen Smith brings the garden to the barbeque. In this episode of Garden to Table, Allen heads to Oklahoma where they are grilling veggies and whipping up a Mint Raspberry Iced Tea recipe that is a must try for your next gathering. Then learn how to create an elegant outdoor tablescape using gourds. D
6:30 am 
Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook  "A Decadent Dinner"  Annabel Langbein helicopters deep into the Southern Alps high country of New Zealand to cook a hearty lunch for the deer musterers. Returning to her lakeside Wanaka cabin, she cooks a simple but indulgent dinner of venison tataki, duck confit and a sublime flourless chocolate cake. Recipes from this episode: Moroccan tomato sauce, Moroccan eggs, cowboy hash, venison tataki, duck confit, fragrant lentils, crispy parsnip peels, flourless chocolate cake, raspberry coulis. D
7:00 am 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle  "New Orleans"  New Orleans' history is a rich gumbo of colorful people and cultures. Eric explores this historic city with current residents who bring light to the mysterious and boisterous Big Easy, showing him a view of the softer side of a city known for its soirees. Join us as we give the Crescent City a new definition of "Painting the Town. D
7:30 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "The Cook Islands - Cultural Paradise"  While "paradise" is a word freely bantered about in the travel world, the Cook Islands is a traveler's paradise. With its turquoise waters, sugar white beaches, colorful history, special island lifestyle and a homegrown welcome beyond belief, it is a genuine breath of fresh air in a universe of travel-brochure hyperbole. During Joseph's visit to Rarotonga and Aitutaki, the Cook's most popular islands, he enjoys "tourist attractions" that choose to educate visitors as well as entertain them. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Detroit Plumbing Road Trip"  Tommy uses a modern solution for some traditional decorative molding. Homeowners Frank and Tamiko travel to Wisconsin to select their plumbing fixtures. Tommy works with Frank to install new kitchen ceiling strapping. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Recap, Windows and Trim"  This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac it's time to take a step back and look at all the progress we've made so far. From the framing to the deck to the finished roof it's been quite a journey. Tommy gets that much closer in this episode by getting the windows and front door in, making sure he gets plenty of sunlight and can accommodate any future project no matter how large. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Road Trip"  P. Allen Smith packs his bags hits the open road for a more local approach to travel in North Carolina, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Arkansas. D
9:30 am 
Make Your Mark  "Backyard Bliss"  This episode highlights the beauty of the backyard - cabanas, shadow boxes, votives and smore makers. Projects: Umbrella to Cabana DIY; Butterfly and Gold Bug Shadow Boxes; Smore Makers and Heaters; Summer Dress DIY; Votives. D
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Pins and Pinning"  There is more to pins and pinning than you think. Amy Ellis covers the facts about all different kinds of pins and tells how and when to use them. Then, Angela Pingel pieces Drunkard's Path blocks using a single pin and makes seams disappear. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Backwater Swamps, Part 2"  In this episode, Jerry continues painting in background trees and reflections. Then he brightens the yellow glow in the background. Now he shows how to use the 1.5" hake brush to paint in all of the larger trees and then proceeds to show how to use the #4 chisel-edge brush to paint in most of the larger tree limbs and small stumps. D
11:00 am 
BBQ with Franklin  "Sausage"  Sausage, often a BBQ afterthought, is now finding reason to take center plate. Aaron makes sausage from scratch and visits some folks who are pushing the boundaries of artisan sausage-making. D
11:30 am 
Ellie's Real Good Food  "Carbo-diem"  Inez's extreme approach to carbs has left her not only feeling tired, but stressed from making separate meals for herself and her family. Ellie helps Inez bring balance to her home, by dispelling misinformation about carbs and sharing healthy recipes she can enjoy with her family. Recipes: Whole grain penne with chicken, Mushrooms and spinach, basil pesto with spaghetti squash, 3 Ingredient Recipe: Quinoa pilaf. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Great Conversations: John Irving and Sam Tanenhaus"  Author John Irving discusses his body of work, from the National Book Award-winning novel The World According to Garp to his 14th and latest novel, Avenue of Mysteries, which explores themes of religion, philosophy, love, and imagination. Sam Tanenhaus, former editor in chief of the Sunday Book Review and Week in Review at The New York Times, interviews Irving. The program was recorded in November 2015 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English).G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Introduction"  This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicusto Newton, and links thenphysics of the heavens and the earth. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. D
3:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "Pollution"  The private and social costs of pollution and the international response to global warming are explored. Updated 2002. D
3:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Labor and Management"  The effects of labor unions are discussed with examples from the ILGWU, the New York Herald Tribune, and the UAW. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Multitasking Mania"  Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Rectify: Ray McKinnon On Characters & Culture"  Ray McKinnon, creator of the Sundance Channel's breakout hit, Rectify, details how to capture the personality of a culture through establishing strong characters, tone, and atmosphere. The short film Spanola Pepper Sauce Company follows, directed by McKinnon and written by Graham Gordy, suggesting there's more brewing in Spanola, AK than just its fine pepper sauce cooking. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Out of Sync"  The balance and harmony of the Mount Olympus cybersite is controlled and protected by the Music of the Spheres. When Hacker disrupts this balance and throws the site into utter chaos, the kids and Digit have until sunset to make the sound of the music right! For the beat to go on, the kids must recreate the music and find the missing element in the musical pattern. The Big Idea: You can use mathematical patterns to create and understand memorable musical rhythms. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Pins and Pinning"  There is more to pins and pinning than you think. Amy Ellis covers the facts about all different kinds of pins and tells how and when to use them. Then, Angela Pingel pieces Drunkard's Path blocks using a single pin and makes seams disappear. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Backwater Swamps, Part 2"  In this episode, Jerry continues painting in background trees and reflections. Then he brightens the yellow glow in the background. Now he shows how to use the 1.5" hake brush to paint in all of the larger trees and then proceeds to show how to use the #4 chisel-edge brush to paint in most of the larger tree limbs and small stumps. D
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Chachi's Champoton Kitchen"  Pati heads to the coastal city of Champoton, located an hour south of Campeche. She meets her friend Chachi at the local market to gather groceries for a family dinner at Hacienda Niop. After tasting their way through the market, they head to the hacienda to prepare the area's prized dishes Pollo Pibil, a gigantic tamale cooked underground and pan de cazon, a local version of lasagna made with shark, beans, and spicy tomato sauce. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "Bacon Or Pancetta"  Chef Stellino attempts to answer the question - which one is more delicious - incredible, salty bacon or aged, spiced pancetta? The answer still eludes him as he explores each versatile ingredient's unique flavor and texture contribution to a variety of recipes. Dishes include: Ragu' di gamberetti (shrimp, bacon, asparagus and red peppers) / shrimp amatriciana with pasta (from the town of Amatriciana, made with pancetta) / insalata del sogno (dream salad with pancetta, parmesan cheese, vinaigrette dressing) / watermelon salad with tomato and bacon. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Detroit Plumbing Road Trip"  Tommy uses a modern solution for some traditional decorative molding. Homeowners Frank and Tamiko travel to Wisconsin to select their plumbing fixtures. Tommy works with Frank to install new kitchen ceiling strapping. D
8:30 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose New Zealand: Quest for Kaitiakitanga   The adventurer pursues an age-old Maori tradition - the origins of "kaitiakitanga," the responsibility of human beings to protect the natural world. He begins at Mt. Aspiring National Park, strikes north to the Franz Joseph Glacier, heads east to the coast at Kaikoura, then crosses the Cook Strait to the North Island and the capital city of Wellington. His journey culminates at Cape Reinga on the upper tip of New Zealand.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Agrodolce"  Sweet and sour is a classic combination of flavors that can be found in almost every cuisine around the world, and in Italy it's called agrodolce and produces delicious, balanced dishes of savory and sweet. Lidia demonstrates a marinated winter squash: fried and soaked in a sweet and tangy marinade made from vinegar, garlic and sugar; swordfish in sweet and sour sauce, showcasing a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity in each bite; sesame candy: a flavor packed sesame candy with citrus zest. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Surf and Turf Goes Regional"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "California 3 - Richard Zarate"  This week on Simply Ming we have the godfather of Peruvian cuisine and three time James Beard nominee Ricardo Zarate. He and Ming swap homestyle recipes from their different cultures before sitting down to a decadent meal. D
11:00 pm 
BBQ with Franklin  "Sausage"  Sausage, often a BBQ afterthought, is now finding reason to take center plate. Aaron makes sausage from scratch and visits some folks who are pushing the boundaries of artisan sausage-making. D
11:30 pm 
DayTripper  "Baytown, Tx"  NULL
4:00 am 
Overheard with Evan Smith  "Chuck Todd, Journalist"  Chuck Todd is the moderator of NBC's Meet The Press. He is also an on-air political analyst for Nightly News with Lester Holt and TODAY, and serves as MSNBC's go-to for all aspects of the network's political coverage. In 2005 and 2009, Todd was named one of the Washingtonian's Best Of Journalists. D
4:30 am 
Open Mind  "Can Civility Survive?"  Guest: Keith Bybee. Keith Bybee, author of "How Civility Works," talks about finding common ground in our public discourse. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Inspiring Landscapes   This program portrays the natural beauty still to be found all over Japan by following the scenery and wildlife through the seasons. Today: Mt. Showa Shinzan, Hokkaido. D
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Lion Corporation makes cleaners and oral care items. It also looks at social issues such as environmental protection. CEO Itsuo Hama explains that the root of all manufacturing is love. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Forest of the Lynx"  Forests are far more complex than previously imagined. The documentary, filmed in 4K, travels deep into the remote forests of the Kalkalpen National Park in Austria - the largest area of wilderness in the Alps. Abandoned and unmanaged by man for close to a quarter of a century, the forest's dramatic cycle of growth and decay now rules the landscape. D
7:00 am 
Making Sense of Place: Portland   The third installment in the MAKING SENSE OF PLACE series profiles the transformation of Portland, Oreg. from an urban wasteland into a thriving metropolis. Following the rapid and uncontrolled growth of the 1950s and '60s, the civic leaders of Portland developed and implemented some of the most successful land-use policies in the United States. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
One Day in the American City  "The Hope for Our Cities"  Learn about future solutions for American cities, as told by thousands of filmmakers in a single day. Environmental restoration, urban farming, criminal rehabilitation, transportation and new technology are just some of the topics explored. D
9:30 am 
Keeping The Potomac: The Politics of Water   In the Shenandoah River, a major tributary to the Potomac, fish kills caused by algae are common and an obvious concern for River Keeper Mark Frondorf. Although Mark works tirelessly to encourage farmers to fence their animals out of waterways, many farmers do not engage in best management practices, which will protect the river from these dangers. On the Upper Potomac river, River Keeper Brent Walls monitors the river for the Potomac Riverkeepers Network. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Silver Valley Rising"  Once the richest silver producing region in the world, today the North Idaho valley is a Superfund site. Tomorrow, people are looking to a resort and tourism economy.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Serious Laughter: Dean Obeidallah"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Muslim-American comic Dean Obeidallah. The son of a Palestinian-American father and an Italian-American mother, Obeidallah originally practiced law. He talks with Franklin about why he became a standup comedian, and why he's concentrated his comedic career on educating audiences about Islam.G
11:00 am 
Overheard with Evan Smith  "Chuck Todd, Journalist"  Chuck Todd is the moderator of NBC's Meet The Press. He is also an on-air political analyst for Nightly News with Lester Holt and TODAY, and serves as MSNBC's go-to for all aspects of the network's political coverage. In 2005 and 2009, Todd was named one of the Washingtonian's Best Of Journalists. D
11:30 am 
Open Mind  "Can Civility Survive?"  Guest: Keith Bybee. Keith Bybee, author of "How Civility Works," talks about finding common ground in our public discourse. D
12:00 pm 
Nature  "Forest of the Lynx"  Forests are far more complex than previously imagined. The documentary, filmed in 4K, travels deep into the remote forests of the Kalkalpen National Park in Austria - the largest area of wilderness in the Alps. Abandoned and unmanaged by man for close to a quarter of a century, the forest's dramatic cycle of growth and decay now rules the landscape. D
1:00 pm 
Making Sense of Place: Portland   The third installment in the MAKING SENSE OF PLACE series profiles the transformation of Portland, Oreg. from an urban wasteland into a thriving metropolis. Following the rapid and uncontrolled growth of the 1950s and '60s, the civic leaders of Portland developed and implemented some of the most successful land-use policies in the United States. D
2:00 pm 
Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class   New York Times Journalist Bob Herbert narrates this documentary about the extraordinary difficulty African-Americans have faced in their efforts to establish and maintain a middle class standard of living. The film will surprise a lot of people. The black middle class has never been as large or as robust as most Americans - including most black Americans - have wanted to believe. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii   Born on sugar plantations and spoken by more than half of Hawaii's population, the Pidgin language - part English, part Hawaiian, with influences from other languages - captures the essence of multi-ethnic Hawaii. PIDGIN: THE VOICE OF HAWAII profiles this working-class language from its rise as plantation jargon to a source of island identity and pride. The film draws on a variety of sources, including archival, academic and other expert commentary, man-on-the-street interviews and performance to shed light on this colorful language. D
6:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson"  Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today. D
7:00 pm 
Life on the Line  "End It Now"  Child abuse is much more common than we think. The statistics are staggering, with one in four girls and one in six boys molested by the age of 18.Three individuals uncover their childhood secrets of abuse while clinicians share the dramatic the dramatic effect it has one a person's life. D
7:30 pm 
On Story  "A Conversation with Tony Hale"  From Arrested Development's Buster Bluth to Veep's bag man, actor Tony Hale discusses meeting audience's expectations, getting into character, making out with Liza Minnelli, and the collaborative environment of comedy. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, technology is the hottest sector this year and just got even hotter. Plus, why American dairy farmers are not happy that some of their Canadian customers disappeared without warning. D
9:30 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   1) President Donald Trump's First 100 Days: What effect has this administration's policies have on women and children? 2) Ivanka Trump Booed: At a conference, the First daughter defended her dad's stance on women's rights. 3) Behind The Headlines: Our House - fighting poverty. Panel: Del. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson"  Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today. D

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