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May 10, 2013
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1:00 am 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography"  The study of cultural geography focuses on how we shape our surrounding space, and how natural and man-made landscapes affect our perspectives. This session looks at literary texts through the lens of relationships of people to their environments. D
2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. D
3:00 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 5. Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry"  Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the relationships among steepness, angle of elevation, and height-to-distance ratio. Use trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving right triangles. D
3:30 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 6. Area"  Learn that area is a measure of how much surface is covered. Explore the relationship between the size of the unit used and the resulting measurement. Find the area of irregular shapes by counting squares or subdividing the figure into sections. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments"  Illustrates the importance of sedimentary rocks in understanding Earth's history.G
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Monetary Policy"  Three Federal Reserve Chairmen — Arthur Burns, Paul Volcker, and Alan Greenspan — are examined. Updated 2002. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Younger Joints In 30 Days"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Magic in the Air/Everyone Loves Clifford"  MAGIC IN THE AIR - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When the Peter Poundstone Magician craze sweeps the island, Charley gets carried away and neglects an important assignment. (Literacy episode.) EVERYONE LOVES CLIFFORD - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Emily Elizabeth scratches Clifford's "sweet spot," his back leg starts thumping and the whole island shakes!. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever"  So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become.a bully? The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Mother's Day Surprise/Jungle Gym"  Mother's Day Surprise - It's Mother's Day and Marco wants to surprise his mami with a party! George is excited to help Marco make a pinata and other festive decorations while Cecilia and the Man with the Yellow Hat prepare some of Maritza's favorite food. But when they see her arriving early, will the crew be able to pull it together in time to make this one mother's day she'll never forget? Jungle Gym - George, Allie, and Bill really flip for flips when they join a gymnastics class and then flip-out when they realize the class is only once a week! But George has an idea-build their own backyard gym so they can practice every day. Will an inventive monkey, a determined little girl, and a can-do boy be able to carry it off and impress their teacher at the next class?. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Trashgiving Day Parade"  It's Trashgiving Day on Sesame Street, the grouchiest holiday of the year. Oscar is in charge of running the parade this year and it needs to be grouchy enough to please his boss Mr. Disgracey. The parade begins with the marching band, but the music they are playing sounds too good. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom"  Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Special Mom Day Meal"  Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Big Brother Caillou"  Bunny Shmunny: Caillou doesn't seem to appreciate how much time Mommy spends doing things for him (like cooking and picking up clothes). until Caillou spends a lot of time making a paper mache bunny for Rosie. When Rosie couldn't care less about Caillou's bunny, he finally realizes how it feels when someone is unappreciative of the hard work that's done for them. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Seeing/Beethoven's Hear!"  Seeing - An ordinary game of "hide and seek" takes a not-so-ordinary turn when Baby Bop claims that an elephant is hiding in the park! Barney and Riff are happy to play along, but BJ thinks that his sister may be "seeing things." Fortunately, Barney takes this opportunity to help the young dinos learn about sight and seeing while having fun! Beethoven's Hear! - Riff can hear music in anything! When he meets a friend who can't hear well, Riff wonders if he would still like music if he couldn't hear so well. Barney tells everyone about a famous musician named Beethoven who wrote beautiful music, even though he couldn't hear it. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Working Well"  Alicia Botti, the famous opera singer, is coming to Sodor. Thomas is bubbling with pride that he is to collect her and take her to the Town Hall for the grand concert. Also arriving that day is a new engine named Charlie. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Mother's Day Surprise/Jungle Gym"  Mother's Day Surprise - It's Mother's Day and Marco wants to surprise his mami with a party! George is excited to help Marco make a pinata and other festive decorations while Cecilia and the Man with the Yellow Hat prepare some of Maritza's favorite food. But when they see her arriving early, will the crew be able to pull it together in time to make this one mother's day she'll never forget? Jungle Gym - George, Allie, and Bill really flip for flips when they join a gymnastics class and then flip-out when they realize the class is only once a week! But George has an idea-build their own backyard gym so they can practice every day. Will an inventive monkey, a determined little girl, and a can-do boy be able to carry it off and impress their teacher at the next class?. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Perfect Score"  While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Rocks The (Environmentally Sustainable) House!"  Ruff is excited about being invited to play rock music in South Carolina-that is, until he realizes that his Swedish environmentalist-rock-star-cousin Ruf Rufman was actually invited to perform instead. In order to convince Rf that he should play in the concert, Ruff sends Talia and Isaac to learn how to build a "green" doghouse. He then sends Sterling and Liza to rock n' roll band camp. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The dollar is getting stronger. Who benefits? Who gets hurt? And what does it mean for your wallet? And in tonight's Market Monitor, our guest will name four blue chip stocks that he says will go higher over the next year. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Though it passed quickly from the headlines, a single shooting incident at a small college in western Massachusetts continues to have a profound effect on many people 20 years later. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "All Clear, Part 1"  Tension builds in Hastings the first week of May 1945 as people await the official announcement of victory in Europe. Soldiers and others wounded in mind and spirit find returning to peace difficult. Sam searches for a new job. Foyle prepares for retirement. Milner is about to become a father. And murder is just around the corner. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Jake Shimabukuro: Life On Four Strings   Cameras follow ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro as he gives dynamic performances and shares quiet moments while on tour. Filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura includes archival footage of Shimabukuro's teen-aged concerts in the musician's native Hawaii, and shows the evolution of the artist.G
10:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Waimea 'ukulele & Slack Key Guitar"  This performance documentary provides a peek into the talent and camaraderie at the annual five-day institute in the cowboy town of Waimea on Hawaii Island. Some of the world's best artists share their passion for these instruments and the music during workshops and concerts.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Onslow's Birthday"  Onslow's birthday celebrations may only come around once a year, but that is far too often for Hyacinth.G
1:00 am 
Old Guys  "Marriage"  Amber wants to impress her new boss, Maryanne, a keen cyclist. Tom never taught Amber how to ride a bike. Roy takes on the mantle of surrogate father to teach her now as a grown-up.G
1:30 am 
My Family  "The Guru"  Ben is mentioned in a book dedication by a successful and wealthy celebrity dentist, whom Ben cannot remember having met. Susan reveals a romantic encounter in Albania.G
2:00 am 
The This Old House Hour   Mason Mark McCullough shows Norm how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Then Norm and Tom repair the sagging front porch. Kevin visits Community Rowing on the Charles River to see how they make the Cambridge pastime of rowing available to everyone. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Idaho native Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and about her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History. Ulrich, a professor at Harvard University, was in Idaho to speak at the Idaho Humanities program in Idaho Falls.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
6:00 am 
Nature  "The Private Life of Deer"  They wander along our highways, reminders of the wilderness we have paved our way through. From coast to coast some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Out of Rome"  We leave the eternal city behind by way of the famous Appian Way to explore the environs of Rome. First it's the majesty of Emperor Hadrian's villa and the wine and lakes of the Alban Hills. Next, it's south to the ancient seaport of Ostia, Rome's Pompeii. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ancient Andean Civilizations"  La Paz, Bolivia, at nearly 12,000 feet, is one of the highest cities in the world and the mystical home to a variety of religious beliefs as evidenced by the amulets and ceremonial items sold in the Witches' Market in the city center. The surrounding countryside holds the remains of the Tiahuanacos whose culture, impressive rockwork and irrigation accomplishments were a source of inspiration to the Incas. After exploring the archeological wonders of the area, take a side trip down the aptly-named "Most Dangerous Road in the World" - a narrow, precipitous dirt road that snakes its way along the sheer cliffs of the Andes. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "A Traditional German Dinner"  Join us for another trip around the globe. This time to Germany, as we host Chef Klaus Tenbergin. Chef Klaus showed taught us how to cook one of his favorite German meals: Himmel un Erde, (which means of heaven and earth) and a very popular mashed potatoes and apple dish. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Flowers (Skagit Valley, WA)"  Some organically minded growers and retailers are changing the way the flower industry practices their craft of growing beautiful flowers without the chemicals. It's a movement that is good for the planet. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Future Conservation Leaders, Natural Resources Revival, Fight for Frogs, Amazing Monarch Journey"  High school students from the Los Angeles area work side by side with scientists on Santa Cruz Island, off the coast of California, which is home to bald eagles, scrub jays and foxes.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   Winter Flying: How do pilots prepare for winter flying? Anthony shows us the different methods to keep yourself and your plane warmed up in those cold winter months. Boeing 787 Dreamliner: We take a look inside Boeing's new exciting, efficient and luxurious aircraft. Black Diamond Jet Team: Nearly as cool as the U.S. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Slice of Bluegrass; Patent Pending; Skeeter & the Skidmarks. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Trashgiving Day Parade"  It's Trashgiving Day on Sesame Street, the grouchiest holiday of the year. Oscar is in charge of running the parade this year and it needs to be grouchy enough to please his boss Mr. Disgracey. The parade begins with the marching band, but the music they are playing sounds too good. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Whale Tail Sunset"  Wyland shows how to use color to express the warmth of the sea.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and his guest, Matt Munhall, discuss playing Woody Guthrie's classic American folk tune, "This Land Is Your Land." Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, demonstrates playing tunes with only black keys. Bradley Sowash shows us how to play "On Top Of Old Smokey. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "The Private Life of Deer"  They wander along our highways, reminders of the wilderness we have paved our way through. From coast to coast some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Life In Cold Blood  "The Cold Blooded Truth"  In the Galapagos Islands, thermal imagery reveals how marine iguanas accumulate power for sea diving by basking in the sun. Female side-blotched lizards in California choose mates from among males who have claimed the hottest rocks. Saltwater crocodiles, the ultimate cold-blooded killers, conduct tender courtships. Part 1 of 5G
9:00 pm 
Appalachians   President Andrew Jackson, a son of Appalachia, orders the removal of the Cherokee, marching them to what is now Oklahoma. In the Civil War, the mountains become a fierce battleground with families split between North and South. Timber, railroads and coal mining bring jobs to the area, but the outside investors also exploit the land and workers. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "The Private Life of Deer"  They wander along our highways, reminders of the wilderness we have paved our way through. From coast to coast some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
1:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 5. When Continents Collide"  How is it possible that marine fossils are found on Mount Everest, the world's highest continental mountain? In this session, participants learn what happens when continents collide and how this process shapes the surface of the Earth. D
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "Alexander The Great"  For a brief moment, his empire rules the world from Greece to India.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Hellenistic Age"  After the break-up of Alexander's empire, a series of Hellenistic kingdoms extends Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sensation and Perception"  Reveals how visual information is gathered and processed and how our culture, past experience and personal interests influence our perceptions.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Learning"  Illustrates the basic principles of classical and operant conditioning and demonstrates how the research of Ivan Pavlov, John Watson, Edward Thorndike and B.F. Skinner has influenced today's thinking about the nature of animal and human learning.G
4:00 am 
Design Squad  "No Crying In Baseball"  The teams compete to design an onion-dispenser for a hot dog vendor at a minor league ballpark.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Budgeting Basics"  The Biz Kids learn the first rule of money management: you can't manage what you don't know. Join the kids and you'll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to gain control of both. You'll also meet several successful entrepreneurs. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Phipps Conservatory - The Greenest Conservatory in the World"  Pittsburgh, PA. - Over 100 years ago, wealthy businessman Henry Phipps built the Phipps Conservatory as a gift to the city of Pittsburg at the height of our nation's industrial revolution. Today Phipps has become a model for public gardens and conservatories around the world for sustainable building practices, energy conservation and eco-friendly methods. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Pasta of Liguria/La Pasta Classica Da Liguria"  Food writer and book author Laura Schenone brings a unique Ligurian recipe to Mary Ann's kitchen, where together they prepare delicate pasta wafers called Corzetti served in a delicate garlic and olive oil sauce. Mary Ann adds to the fun with Panzoti, an almond-stuffed little ravioli swimming in a butter sauce. Bravissima Laura e Marianna, e bravissima Liguria!. D
6:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Dazzling Chocolate Desserts"  Host Laura Theodore prepares her luscious chocolate culinary creations. The line up includes; "Triple Chocolate Brownies," a quintessential chocolate treat, followed by "Pots de Creme" a delectable, rich tasting pudding. Scrumptious "Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins" are up next and "Chocolate Truffle Trio" rounds out this dazzling dessert line up. D
7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Pearl River Delta: Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong: Quest for Harmony   The adventurer explores the Pearl River Delta of South China in search of the roots of harmony in this 10th installment of the intermittent series, visiting Macau and Guangdong Province in China as well as Hong Kong. In each location, he witnesses traditional customs and religion meshing with the new and modern. He explores the integration of Western sensibility with Eastern aesthetic, and meets people who continue to seek a civilized harmony with the natural world.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Getting Around In Cambridge"  Kevin joins the legions of Cambridge locals by biking to work on a vintage bicycle restored locally. Tom shows Kevin how he's gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck. Roger arrives to tackle the giant stump left over from the old Norway maple. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Free Standing Tool Cabinets"  Perfectly designed American inspired originals. IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 8) and Ohio Grows partner to add photovoltaic solar panels at The American Woodshop. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Heritage Breeds (Pittsboro, Nc and Potomac, MD)"  With the renewed interest in sustainability and organic agriculture, heritage farm animals are making a come back. We learn why certain livestock had previously fallen out of favor, what is so special about them in today's world and how we can help restore this piece of our American heritage. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Adding Embellishments"  Embellishing items around your home is an inexpensive and fun way to make "one of a kind" decorative accents. Matt and Shari start out having fun making a ribbon tassel. Then, Matt works in the garage at a gift wrapping station. D
10:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "North Carolina Quilt Symposium"  At a convention in Georgia's home state, three top quilting instructors demonstrate their techniques.G
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Starry, Starry Night, Part 1"  In this opening segment, Jerry explains the unique process of using multiple colors to create darker hues to suggest a nighttime affect. Then he shows how to use the #4 Bristle Brush to make a sphere shape to create the moon. Then, finishes the show under-painting the foreground and painting in the distant trees. D
11:00 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Chorizo Made Easy"  Chorizo, the succulent pork sausage seasoned with chiles, spices and a touch of vinegar, is the "bacon of Mexico" - the perfect accompaniment for eggs and, like bacon, a versatile ingredient for cooking that can give any dish a serious head start on flavor. At his neighborhood Mexican grocery in Chicago, Rick shows us fresh-made chorizo sold at the butcher counter and talks about how it is made. Buying a batch of the sausage to take home, he quickly turns it into a Caramelized Onion and Chorizo to use for a taco filling. D
11:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery"  Rebecca is a hit teaching softball and gets a full time job at Alex's after-school program and on her date with Alberto, she discovers that a photograph of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G
1:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 5. When Continents Collide"  How is it possible that marine fossils are found on Mount Everest, the world's highest continental mountain? In this session, participants learn what happens when continents collide and how this process shapes the surface of the Earth. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Alexander The Great"  For a brief moment, his empire rules the world from Greece to India.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Hellenistic Age"  After the break-up of Alexander's empire, a series of Hellenistic kingdoms extends Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sensation and Perception"  Reveals how visual information is gathered and processed and how our culture, past experience and personal interests influence our perceptions.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Learning"  Illustrates the basic principles of classical and operant conditioning and demonstrates how the research of Ivan Pavlov, John Watson, Edward Thorndike and B.F. Skinner has influenced today's thinking about the nature of animal and human learning.G
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "No Crying In Baseball"  The teams compete to design an onion-dispenser for a hot dog vendor at a minor league ballpark.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Budgeting Basics"  The Biz Kids learn the first rule of money management: you can't manage what you don't know. Join the kids and you'll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to gain control of both. You'll also meet several successful entrepreneurs. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Perfect Score"  While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. D
6:00 pm 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "North Carolina Quilt Symposium"  At a convention in Georgia's home state, three top quilting instructors demonstrate their techniques.G
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Starry, Starry Night, Part 1"  In this opening segment, Jerry explains the unique process of using multiple colors to create darker hues to suggest a nighttime affect. Then he shows how to use the #4 Bristle Brush to make a sphere shape to create the moon. Then, finishes the show under-painting the foreground and painting in the distant trees. D
7:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Baja Beach House Cooking"  Rick introduces viewers to some of Los Cabos top chefs and their restaurants then cooks dinner for them at a luxurious beach house. Margarita Carrillo, chef/owner of Don Emiliano Restaurant in San Jose del Cabo, joins Rick to purchase the local cabrillo fish and to visit Tamarindo's Farm for organically grown produce. Rick makes a tamarind chile sauce to go with his fish and eggplant course. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Dinner Time Sizzle"  Joanne toasts up a tasty starter of Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma and then shows her student Sarina, how a splash of sherry gives shrimp some sizzle! Together they roast red peppers to perfection for a delicious basmati rice dish with green peas. Recipes: Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma, Sizzling Shrimp with Pimenton and Sherry, Basmati Rice with Roasted Red Peppers and Green Peas. Student: Sarina Crivello. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Getting Around In Cambridge"  Kevin joins the legions of Cambridge locals by biking to work on a vintage bicycle restored locally. Tom shows Kevin how he's gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck. Roger arrives to tackle the giant stump left over from the old Norway maple. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "South Africa"  Joseph heads out on safari at the Shamwari Wildlife Preserve then visits the town of Alicedale - where people power is thriving. Along the way he visits a Capetown area winery for some rest, relaxation and wine tasting. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Yummy Pastas"  Everyone loves pasta, and Lidia is known for her hundreds of super easy and really delicious pasta dishes that can be prepared any day of the week. In fact, this episode contains recipes that are perfect for the busiest of days, including Baked Ziti, Fettuccine Alfredo and Spaghetti with Basil Pistachio Pesto. D
10:00 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
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Modern Azorean Cuisine"  Steeped in tradition, the islands that make up the Azores are rich with culinary traditions that will be shared as Simply Ming goes "on the road". Ming shops in a local market where he discovers the vast array of local fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses. He joins a celebrated chef from the cooking school on the island of Sao Miguel, and together the two cook on the fly using their market ingredients to come up with dishes that reflect Azorean culinary traditions but with a modern day twist. D
11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Chorizo Made Easy"  Chorizo, the succulent pork sausage seasoned with chiles, spices and a touch of vinegar, is the "bacon of Mexico" - the perfect accompaniment for eggs and, like bacon, a versatile ingredient for cooking that can give any dish a serious head start on flavor. At his neighborhood Mexican grocery in Chicago, Rick shows us fresh-made chorizo sold at the butcher counter and talks about how it is made. Buying a batch of the sausage to take home, he quickly turns it into a Caramelized Onion and Chorizo to use for a taco filling. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Dow is up 20% since the November lows and the S&P is going for seven straight months of gains, despite some soft economic data. Can anything stop this teflon market? And, why is it so difficult to cash-in your hard earned frequent flyer miles?. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Joyce Carol Oates (author). D
3:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Hula: The Language of the Heart"  The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, a four-day competition and exhibition often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," showcases the elegance, power and storytelling richness of this ancient art form. The program, which highlights the 2012 festival winners, presents an entertaining yet thought-provoking look at hula's role in the past, present and future of the Hawaiian people. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   John Densmore (The Doors). D
5:00 am 
Well Read  "Blaine Harden, Escape from Camp 14"  Chronicling the life and remarkable prison camp escape of North Korean Shin Dong-hyuk, Harden unlocks the secrets of the world's most repressive totalitarian state. D
5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "The Generals and the Democrat: Myanmar In Transition"  Controlled by a military junta, the nation of Burma, or Myanmar, has long been isolated as an international pariah state. But a flicker of hope for many Burmese has been Aung San Suu Kyi, who's spent decades defying military leaders in her quest for democracy. Now, the generals have started to implement a series of democratic and economic reforms - which the US and other Western powers have welcomed overwhelmingly. D
6:00 am 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
7:00 am 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D
8:00 am 
Passing Poston: An American Story   Between 1942 and 1945, The Poston Relocation Center in Arizona housed more than 18,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans, who worked as laborers to construct schools, farm the land and construct an irrigation system. PASSING POSTON: AN AMERICAN STORY recounts the moving and haunting stories of four former detainees. A tragic past haunts each person, now in the last chapter of their lives, as they struggle to reconcile the trauma of their youth. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Idaho native Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and about her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History. Ulrich, a professor at Harvard University, was in Idaho to speak at the Idaho Humanities program in Idaho Falls.G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "Blaine Harden, Escape from Camp 14"  Chronicling the life and remarkable prison camp escape of North Korean Shin Dong-hyuk, Harden unlocks the secrets of the world's most repressive totalitarian state. D
11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "The Generals and the Democrat: Myanmar In Transition"  Controlled by a military junta, the nation of Burma, or Myanmar, has long been isolated as an international pariah state. But a flicker of hope for many Burmese has been Aung San Suu Kyi, who's spent decades defying military leaders in her quest for democracy. Now, the generals have started to implement a series of democratic and economic reforms - which the US and other Western powers have welcomed overwhelmingly. D
12:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
1:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D
2:00 pm 
Passing Poston: An American Story   Between 1942 and 1945, The Poston Relocation Center in Arizona housed more than 18,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans, who worked as laborers to construct schools, farm the land and construct an irrigation system. PASSING POSTON: AN AMERICAN STORY recounts the moving and haunting stories of four former detainees. A tragic past haunts each person, now in the last chapter of their lives, as they struggle to reconcile the trauma of their youth. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
6:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D
7:00 pm 
Passing Poston: An American Story   Between 1942 and 1945, The Poston Relocation Center in Arizona housed more than 18,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans, who worked as laborers to construct schools, farm the land and construct an irrigation system. PASSING POSTON: AN AMERICAN STORY recounts the moving and haunting stories of four former detainees. A tragic past haunts each person, now in the last chapter of their lives, as they struggle to reconcile the trauma of their youth. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The dollar is getting stronger. Who benefits? Who gets hurt? And what does it mean for your wallet? And in tonight's Market Monitor, our guest will name four blue chip stocks that he says will go higher over the next year. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D

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