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October 10, 2012
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5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed"  "Clothes Don't Make the Dog"--T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him. "Short-Changed"--When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Big Horns George/Bleep"  Big Horns George - Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating "The Year of The Blues." George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song when he's introduced to the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him . D
6:30 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
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Up A Tree/Curious George and the Trash"  George tires of table manners and house rules and decides to build a tree house in the country yard.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Zora's Art Adventure"  It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Buck-Tooth Bucky/Tiny's Tiny Friend"  Buck-Tooth Bucky - When Don finds a mystery tooth in Dad's old tooth collection, Dad decides to take the kids on an investigation. They discover that the tooth belongs to a dinosaur called Masiakasaurus, a creature with a mouthful of protruding buck teeth! Tiny's Tiny Friend - Tiny gets upset when she finds a miniature mammal named Cindy Cimolestes has moved into her "Tiny Place," a hole in a tree near the family nest. Buddy ends up using his sharp eyes to help Cindy find a new home that more perfectly fits her small size. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Am What Me Am"  A very hungry Cookie Monster is waiting for Chris to finish baking cookies, but it's hard for him to wait! Chris offers Cookie Monster carrots to eat in the meantime, and he gobbles them all up. All of a sudden Mario Lopez, a reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, appears and announces on his show that Cookie Monster is now the Veggie Monster! Cookie Monster, panicked, explains that even though he does love to eat healthy carrots, he is not the Veggie Monster. But everyone insists on calling him the Veggie Monster anyway. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Grandma's Glasses"  Sid tries on Grandma's glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma's glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Castles in the Sea/Get Your Coat"  Castles in the Sea: While playing in the sand on the beach, Duck and Shark discover the perfect home for Shark: a sand castle! But why, oh why, does it disappear every night while Shark is sleeping? When the WordFriends try to hunt down the castle thief, they learn about tides and waves.from a singing Crab. Get Your Coat: Duck thinks Frog doesn't want to play in the rain because Duck accidentally broke Frog's boat. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Grown-Ups and Me"  Caillou meets a lot of new people today. He's invited to spend the day with Clementine's family and is nervous until he discovers her family is a lot like his. Caillou's first day at day care is scary until he meets his teacher Miss Martin, and makes two new friends, Leo and Clementine. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Misbegotten Moon, A Space Adventure"  To her dismay, Baby Bop sees a half-moon and thinks the moon is broken in half! Through comic events, she goes on a search to find the missing pieces. Barney takes her and the kids on a magical adventure to the moon where she meets the Man in the Moon who eases her concerns. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Safe and Sound"  Henry's Health & Safety - Victor explains the meaning of Health and Safety to Henry while he is visiting the Steam Works. Henry is so concerned about safety on Sodor that he keeps changing things that are already safe. He takes Rocky to move telegraph poles from the tracks which are safely there to be collected by Percy. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Up A Tree/Curious George and the Trash"  George tires of table manners and house rules and decides to build a tree house in the country yard.G
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Cherish Is The Word/Granny's Intuition"  Cherish is the Word - It's Valentines Day! All of the kids at school are making special valentines to share with their special friends. But when Victoria Best runs off with all of the cards, will she ruin Valentine's Day for everyone? It's up to WordGirl to swoop in and save the day. Granny's Intuition - According to the local news Granny May seems to be figuring out who's been committing the latest crime sprees that are sweeping the city. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "All The Right Angles"  Motherboard mistakenly sends a treasure map to Hacker. The treasure is the secret to the legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. If Hacker finds it, cyberspace is doomed! To help Motherboard, the kids must find the secret treasure before Hacker does, and use their skill with angles to read the strange map that contains only riddles about twists and turns. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Will They Like The Show? It's A Shoe-In!"  DJ and Sammy head to a sneaker company to design and build more functional footwear while Jay and Sam learn the art of street performing. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Big Horns George/Bleep"  Big Horns George - Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating "The Year of The Blues." George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song when he's introduced to the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him . D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G
8:00 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
9:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  New host David Pogue, technology reporter for the New York Times opens the new season by exploring traits once thought to be uniquely human - language, toolmaking, laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants. His investigations lead him to learn how much of his own DNA comes from a Neanderthal ancestor.G
10:00 pm 
Hustle   Albert decides it is time for a break as he leaves for time in his favorite casinos. "Liability" Finch, an old friend of Ash's, shows up wanting help with a Van Gogh he has acquired. Mickey tells him it is too risky. The Head of Customs appears with his own proposal that puts the team in a very tight spot, so Sean tries to take matters into his own hands.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Eastern Turkey"  Rick experiences a Mount Ararat sunrise, visits Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town and tours one of the world's biggest dams.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Queensland, Australia"  Sun-washed beaches, chic beachside towns, cliffs and rainforests and one of the seven natural wonders of the world, The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland is the ultimate outdoor adventure. We begin north of Brisbane along the sunshine coast, exploring sand dune covered islands, coastal towns and parks. Then we fly north to Cairns, the gateway to the coral, multicolored sea life and azure waters of the Great Barrier Reef. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Pilgrimage to a Party"  Many Mexicans consider San Francisco a "true" saint - one who delivers the "miracles" and "promises" that thousands of faithful make with him every year. But he demands that they live up to their end of the vow, which for most involves a pilgrimage. The Desert Speaks follows the faithful as they travel by foot and on horseback (some more than fifty miles) to the church in Magdalena de Kino, Sonora to pay homage to San Francisco in the hope that he may transform their lives. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Biscuits, Oeufs au Plat and Green Onion Shrimp Gravy, and Ambrosia. D
8:00 am 
America's Heartland   Wisconsin dairy farmers develop new cheese choices for consumers (Jason Shoultz). North Carolina hog farmers work with educators to meet environmental changes for hog waste (Sarah Gardner). Looking to buy a larger home, a New York family finds themselves in the produce business (Yolanda Vazquez). D
8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "It All Starts with Kids"  Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in the middle of Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids. Together with the kids, Andreas makes a cereal breakfast, a tasty chicken soup, a warming lamb stew and a sweet dessert with pumpkin and yogurt. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Crepes and Croissants"  Host Christopher Kimball takes a trip to Paris in search of the best croissants. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Croissants right at home. And finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to flawless Crepes. D
9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Dazzling Daffodils"  P. Allen Smith showcases his new "Daffodil Hill" where each fall, thousands of new bulbs emerge from the fertile soil with their cheery blooms. He shows how to design and plant a display for any garden.G
10:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Norah Jones"  The Brooklyn resident performs near her home at the historic Green Building, a former brass foundry, in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens area. She serves up a 20-song retrospective, ranging from her breakthrough hit, "Don't Know Why," to her latest single, "Happy Pills." The encore finds her and her band gathered around an old-time microphone, offering sweet harmonies.G
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Am What Me Am"  A very hungry Cookie Monster is waiting for Chris to finish baking cookies, but it's hard for him to wait! Chris offers Cookie Monster carrots to eat in the meantime, and he gobbles them all up. All of a sudden Mario Lopez, a reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, appears and announces on his show that Cookie Monster is now the Veggie Monster! Cookie Monster, panicked, explains that even though he does love to eat healthy carrots, he is not the Veggie Monster. But everyone insists on calling him the Veggie Monster anyway. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buck-Tooth Bucky/Tiny's Tiny Friend"  Buck-Tooth Bucky - When Don finds a mystery tooth in Dad's old tooth collection, Dad decides to take the kids on an investigation. They discover that the tooth belongs to a dinosaur called Masiakasaurus, a creature with a mouthful of protruding buck teeth! Tiny's Tiny Friend - Tiny gets upset when she finds a miniature mammal named Cindy Cimolestes has moved into her "Tiny Place," a hole in a tree near the family nest. Buddy ends up using his sharp eyes to help Cindy find a new home that more perfectly fits her small size. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Monty's Adventures In Music Town"  And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "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
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
3:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "David Mayfield Parade"  Raised on show business in a family band, David Mayfield made his name with award-winning progressive bluegrass group Cadillac Sky. Once solo, the singer/guitarist expanded his unique, sonic arsenal to take in acoustic-alternative and cutting-edge Americana, mixing it all in with his freewheeling sense of humor and remarkable showmanship in a set that's edgy in every sense of the word. D
3:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Memphis: Memphis Mojo"  Memphis has played an important role in the history of blues, rock and roll and soul music. Host Jacob Edgar witnesses the meeting of young and old when blues veteran Bobby "Blue" Bland jams with 17-year-old guitar wizard Will Tucker. The elder statesman schools the young Tucker in the finer points of the blues, before a scorching performance at the B.B. King nightclub on Memphis's famous Beale Street.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Land Girls  "Displaced Loyalties"  Bea falls for an Italian POW, and Connie flirts with a bashful piano player. Meanwhile Martin's accident produces more trouble and Lady Hoxley's sister snags herself a wealthy American admirer.G
6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death of a Stranger, Part 2"  DCI Barnaby tries to uncover the connection between the initial death and the later apparent suicide at the same spot, before there can be another murder. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  As 1936 comes to a close, 165 Eaton Place is in turmoil: the king is about to abdicate, Agnes is about to give birth, Persie toys with fascism and Sir Hallam makes a shocking discovery about his past. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing"  In the year before World War II begins in Europe, Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam are parents of two children. Lady Persie returns. Sir Hallam's aunt, Dr. Blanche Mottershead, is making herself at home within the household. And a spirited new nursery maid, Beryl, arrives. Part 1 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S1 E2"  As Jenny Lee settles into her role, there is a new arrival at Nonnatus House - Chummy, a welcome pair of extra hands. But her overwhelming desire to please and her inability to ride a bike prove obstacles in gaining the respect of Sister Evangelina. Meanwhile, a chance encounter with Mary, a pregnant young runaway, forces Jenny to see an unfamiliar, darker side of life. Part 2 of 6G
10:00 pm 
Land Girls  "Displaced Loyalties"  Bea falls for an Italian POW, and Connie flirts with a bashful piano player. Meanwhile Martin's accident produces more trouble and Lady Hoxley's sister snags herself a wealthy American admirer.G
11:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death of a Stranger, Part 2"  DCI Barnaby tries to uncover the connection between the initial death and the later apparent suicide at the same spot, before there can be another murder. Part 2 of 2G
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Table Setting I"  Brodie demonstrates the diverse styles, history and customs of table settings. Her special guest, table settings expert Baroness Suzanne von Drachenfels, has served as a consultant to the White House's social secretary. D
6:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Behind The Scenes"  Take an in-depth look at the making of the Wild Photo Adventures tv series. Interviews with the host Doug Gardner and the crew reveal the good, bad and the ugly of producing this award winning tv show. D
6:30 am 
Pedal America  "Y'all Pedal and Eat Now! - Savannah, Georgia"  Ira David tours southern Americana in historic Savannah, Georgia. Pedal around the city's architectural squares and visit The Wormsloe Historic Site, Bonaventure Cemetery, and Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room for authentic southern fare; plus, a look at the city's initiatives that helped to earn itself "bicycle-friendly" status from the League of American Bicyclists. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve"  General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Console Table/HDTV Stand"  NULL
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   Spring will soon be here, ready or not. What plants should we choose? GardenSMART visits with experts that evaluate plants for staying power and impact. Look for old reliable and new ideas when you tune in to GardenSMART. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Seaside"  From the kitchen to the craft room to the garden, Katie celebrates the gifts of the sea. In the Kitchen: Delicious Breaded Bluegill, Flavorful Shrimp Pesto, and a simple but scrumptious Seafood Bouillabaisse. Projects: Transport the beauty of the sea into the home. D
9:00 am 
It's Sew Easy  "Fabric Selection"  Each fabric has its own unique properties that can make them challenging - especially for certain types of projects. The show opens with Angela Wolf and a lesson on thread, stitch length, and other key choices when using knits, cashmere, silks, and sheers. Then, Patti Otto lets us in on the secrets for working with fleece in a lesson taped on location. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Celtic Cross and Church"  Nestling in the foothills, Frank paints this iconic Irish subject in a quiet country graveyard. D
10:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Farmers' Market"  Caprial and John bring home treasures from local growers. They showcase their finds in fresh crab cocktail with roasted pepper coulis.G
10:30 am 
Taste This!  "A Sit Down with David Burke"  Chef Joe visits one of David Burke's newest Manhattan restaurants. The concept of this restaurant is from farm to table using the fresh, healthy ingredients to create tasteful dishes. Back in his own kitchen, Chef Joe prepares Sashimi and a roasted Salmon wrap with potatoes. D
11:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D
11:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.G
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment IV"  At Fouquet's on the Champs-Elysees, Mireille and Robert, joined by Hubert and Jean-Pierre, talk about theatre in Paris. And the man in black is seen behaving strangely again.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment V"  Our four characters are discussing entertainment while the man in black sends signals in Morse Code with his eyes. Jean- Pierre argues the merits of the circus, and a strange nun replaces the strange man.G
1:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "The Road to War"  Complex system of alliances/rivalries that leads Europe into armed conflict in 1914. Initially, Wilson and U. S. walk neutrality tightrope. Election issues in 1916. Ties to Great Britain, and incidents on high seas lead U.S. into conflict in 1917. Creating a fighting force and economic/industrial support for war effort. Intolerance of divergent ideas on the home front.G
1:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "To End All Wars?"  Before U.S. troops arrive in Europe, Germany defeats Russia and moves toward Paris. Labor unrest at home. Allies push German troops back to border; high casualties. Wilson's Fourteen Points. Short- and long-term fallout from Paris Peace talks. Turbulent times for country: racial and labor unrest, Red scare.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. Feminists gain a foothold in their fight for the right to vote, while farmers organize and the Populist Party appears on the American political landscape. D
3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Going Green"  SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "All The Right Angles"  Motherboard mistakenly sends a treasure map to Hacker. The treasure is the secret to the legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. If Hacker finds it, cyberspace is doomed! To help Motherboard, the kids must find the secret treasure before Hacker does, and use their skill with angles to read the strange map that contains only riddles about twists and turns. D
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  NULL
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fried Chicken and Biscuits"  Chris and Bridget visit Princes in Nashville to try their famous Nashville Hot Chicken. They return to the kitchen determined to replicate the top-secret recipe. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of whole kosher dill pickles. D
6:00 pm 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: France, Part One"  For most Americans, the wines of France are shrouded in mystery. But ask consumers where the best wine comes from and the answer is as clear as the glass in their hand. In this episode we head into the heart of the vineyard and the mind of the winemaker to learn about France's most famous export. D
6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 2"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve"  General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Basque Country"  Rick visits the proud and resilient Basque people's homeland, which is split between France and Spain. From his base in San Sebastian, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, he shares the experiences of Basque culture.G
8:00 pm 
Grand View  "Redwood National Park"  In this episode, Baumann's journey takes his audience to some of the tallest trees on Earth. These old growth redwood stands are some of the last remaining timber that was saved from the lumber industry. These magnificent trees live to be 2000 years old and grow to be over 300 feet tall; Baumann's journey takes him to the base of these mythical giants. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  NULL
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fried Chicken and Biscuits"  Chris and Bridget visit Princes in Nashville to try their famous Nashville Hot Chicken. They return to the kitchen determined to replicate the top-secret recipe. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of whole kosher dill pickles. D
9:30 pm 
Great American Seafood Cook--Off II   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the sixth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in July 2009. During the Iron Chef-style competition, chefs representing 15 states, including coastal Mississippi, Maine and California, as well as Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky and Idaho, created dishes using seafood from their home state or from local sustainable fisheries. THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF contains highlights from this one-day event. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Farmers' Market"  Caprial and John bring home treasures from local growers. They showcase their finds in fresh crab cocktail with roasted pepper coulis.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Basque Country"  Rick visits the proud and resilient Basque people's homeland, which is split between France and Spain. From his base in San Sebastian, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, he shares the experiences of Basque culture.G
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Medidas Drasticas"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of Don Fernando.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ha Habido Un Accidente"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
7:00 am 
Independent Lens  "As Goes Janesville"  From the day the GM factory closes through a showdown with national resonance at the state capitol, "As Goes Janesville" traces the impact of the economic crisis on the people of Janesville, Wisconsin. The film records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders and elected officials all trying to reinvent their lives and their midwestern town amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The story begins shortly after the factory closed in 2008 and continues through a standoff between the newly-elected governor and 14 Democratic state senators, one of whom is a main character in the film. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
10:00 am 
John McLaughlin's One on One  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  John McLaughlin joins guest Dr. Sharon Levine to discuss benefits of generic and name brand drugs. D
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Frontline  "The Choice 2012"  More than 100 in-depth interviews with friends, family, authors and journalists contribute to this biography of the presidential candidates of America's two major parties - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk and his award-winning team take a fresh look at these men, attempting to reach the core within each of them to create a rich view of them personally and professionally.G
1:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "As Goes Janesville"  From the day the GM factory closes through a showdown with national resonance at the state capitol, "As Goes Janesville" traces the impact of the economic crisis on the people of Janesville, Wisconsin. The film records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders and elected officials all trying to reinvent their lives and their midwestern town amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The story begins shortly after the factory closed in 2008 and continues through a standoff between the newly-elected governor and 14 Democratic state senators, one of whom is a main character in the film. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Choice 2012"  More than 100 in-depth interviews with friends, family, authors and journalists contribute to this biography of the presidential candidates of America's two major parties - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk and his award-winning team take a fresh look at these men, attempting to reach the core within each of them to create a rich view of them personally and professionally.G
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  Brianna Barnes visits Atlantic City and Wildwoods in New Jersey before heading to Delaware with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She journeys through the Brandywine Valley into Pennsylvania where she tastes cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, visits Amish country and checks out Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.G
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "As Goes Janesville"  From the day the GM factory closes through a showdown with national resonance at the state capitol, "As Goes Janesville" traces the impact of the economic crisis on the people of Janesville, Wisconsin. The film records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders and elected officials all trying to reinvent their lives and their midwestern town amid the closure of their GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The story begins shortly after the factory closed in 2008 and continues through a standoff between the newly-elected governor and 14 Democratic state senators, one of whom is a main character in the film. D

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