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May 10, 2017
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12:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Super Splash!/Pearlene"  While playing, Splash senses something is wrong and quickly swims out of Dunk's way as he comes in for a hard landing. The strange thing is that Splash wasn't even looking in Dunk's direction, so how did he know he was coming? Convinced that he has some sort of superpower, the kids begin testing Splash's limits in a series of sneak attacks, which never work. Gush soon explains that Splash isn't a superhero, but simply has a lateral line sense, which is common for fish. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Fun on the Farm"  Thomas Toots the Crows - Farmer McColl is having trouble keeping crows from eating his seed. Thomas offers to use his whistle to scare them away. Soon, Thomas finds himself puffing all over the island chasing crows. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze"  NULL
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Very Cookie Mothers Day"  Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period"  The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Sparkling Clean/The Smile Collector"  SPARKLING CLEAN - It's the day of the Pretty Princess Power Hour Marathon, and Becky is anxiously waiting for it to begin when Mrs. Botsford tells her that she cannot watch any TV until she finishes her chores. Becky decides to use her WordGirl superpowers not to complete her chores, but to hide the mess, and she discovers that her lack of responsibility may not only disappoint her parents, but Pretty Princess herself. Vocabulary Words: Shirk, Unruly. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It?"  Kingdom of Rotting Log - Sound the royal horns! Baa-baaa-baaaa! Today, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy want to build their royal castle in the woods, for a day of royal play! But the build doesn't go so smoothly because there is a rotting log in the way of where they want to put their castle. In trying to remove the log, our gang finds out how important rotting logs are. Can You Dig It? - Today, Nature Cat and his pals look to answer question number 73 on Nature Cat's Nature Curiosity List: if they keep digging a hole deeper and deeper, where will they end up? With the help of Daisy's homemade Earthbreaker One machine and their imaginations, our gang goes onward and downward, through the earth, and winds up somewhere very surprising. D
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "How Come The Moon Has Craters?/Backyard Moon Base"  How Come the Moon Has Craters - The kids take a trip to the Moon and learn that falling asteroids probably created all the craters on the Moon's surface! Curriculum: Craters on the Moon were probably caused by asteroids hitting the surface. Backyard Moon Base - Led by Sydney, the kids build a moon base in Jet's backyard and use their imaginations to figure out what challenges they would need to overcome in order to live on the Moon. Curriculum: A moon habitat is a structure on the Moon that would provide the right conditions to allow humans to live on the Moon's surface. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Oscar Strikes Back"  Oscar Strikes Back - In this two-part episode, Oscar attends a gathering of Odd Squad scientists called Lab-Con at Odd Squad Academy. Curriculum: Place value and multi-addend addition. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, will this earnings season be the retail sector's worst in nearly a decade? Plus, how artificial intelligence could one day predict what diseases we get. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 2"  The Spy Creatures continue to reveal the world of dolphins as never before, their mysteries of communication and strategies. Go undercover to meet the Orca, the largest dolphins, and race the Dall's porpoises, the fastest dolphins in the world. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Arctic Ghost Ship"  Unravel the greatest mystery in Arctic Exploration. The Franklin Expedition vanished 160 years ago while attempting to chart the Northwest Passage. A Canadian team discovers one of Franklin's lost ships - a vital clue to the fate of the ill-starred expedition.G
9:00 pm 
Plants Behaving Badly  "Sex & Lies"  Revel in the ethereal beauty of orchids and examine their exotic flowers, which are shaped for one purpose - to attract pollinators. Many use sex as a lure, impersonating a female bee or wasp. 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Citizens + Scientists"  Citizen scientists track air and water pollution at fracking sites in windswept Wyoming and five other states, using simple but science-based techniques developed by the "Bucket Brigade." On idyllic East Coast trout streams, volunteers from Trout Unlimited monitor water quality regularly, generating baseline data that will prove invaluable in the event of future pollution events. Community members connected with professional researchers to tackle Flint's drinking water crisis and now the same is happening in Philadelphia and other cities. In China, citizens use government data and a unique mobile app to report environmental crimes. When citizens and scientists partner, it's a win-win for all concerned. Part 2 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Very Cookie Mothers Day"  Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel and O's Road Trip/Daniel's Puppet Plan"  Daniel and O's Road Trip - Daniel and O are pretending to go on a Trolley road trip. Where should they go? To the beach? To the vegetable garden? When they can't agree on where to travel to first, they learn that making a plan can help them solve their problem. Daniel's Puppet Plan - When Daniel and his friends are making puppets at the library, they find out that making a plan can help them put on a grr-ific puppet show! Strategy: If there's a problem, talk about it and make a plan. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Laura The Giganotosaurus/Dinosaur Poop!"  Laura the Giganotosaurus - Buddy spends time with Laura Giganotosaurus, a large dinosaur who always rides the Dinosaur Train and, like Buddy, is a three-toed theropod! Buddy also discovers that Laura is an avid bird-watcher. Dinosaur Poop! - Buddy and Tiny learn that all creatures poop, even really big dinosaurs. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem"  The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral"  Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Sparkling Clean/The Smile Collector"  SPARKLING CLEAN - It's the day of the Pretty Princess Power Hour Marathon, and Becky is anxiously waiting for it to begin when Mrs. Botsford tells her that she cannot watch any TV until she finishes her chores. Becky decides to use her WordGirl superpowers not to complete her chores, but to hide the mess, and she discovers that her lack of responsibility may not only disappoint her parents, but Pretty Princess herself. Vocabulary Words: Shirk, Unruly. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Rockhounds"  Follow veteran gem stone and fossil gatherers, as well as families on casual outings, in this new OUTDOOR IDAHO episode filmed at gem and fossil sites around the state.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
4:00 pm 
Plants Behaving Badly  "Murder & Mayhem"  Examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years. The reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction. 1 of 2G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Father Brown  "The Judgment of Man"  Father Brown becomes embroiled in an audacious art heist masterminded by his adversary Flambeau, who intends to use the priest and his friends to help him settle an old score.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Glitch, Part 1"  A maverick scientist has discovered a fatal flaw in prevailing electromagnetic theory and hence in the binary system. His theories are denounced by both his peers in Christchurch College Oxford, and by the businessman who has funded research and development of a new worldwide system for controlling air traffic. It seems that academic and business interests are willing to collude in murder in order to sustain their reputations and profit. D
8:00 pm 
Home Fires Season 2 On Masterpiece  "S2 E6"  There's cause for joy in the village as everyone prepares for a wedding. Even as the allies cheer for victory in the Battle of Britain, there's one more twist of fate in store for the citizens of Great Paxford.G
9:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S6 E6"  Valerie Dyer oversees the care of an expectant Somali woman and is shocked when she uncovers a troubling aspect of this unfamiliar culture. The Nonnatus family unites to provide the very best care for Sister Mary Cynthia. D
10:00 pm 
Wolf Hall On Masterpiece  "Episode Six"  Henry's love for Anne Boleyn has given way to anger and distrust. Henry instructs Cromwell to rid him of his second queen. Sensing her loss of favor, the queen's enemies gather. Part 6 of 6G
11:05 pm 
Father Brown  "The Judgment of Man"  Father Brown becomes embroiled in an audacious art heist masterminded by his adversary Flambeau, who intends to use the priest and his friends to help him settle an old score.G
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Agriculture"  Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?. D
12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Water Resources"  While essential to the lives of humans and animals, fresh water only accounts for six percent of the world's water supply. Scientists in Florida's Everglades and the water challenged Southwest consider the optimum use of existing sources of fresh water for both humans and ecosystems. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Portraits II"  Robert is slim, well-built, athletic and maybe just a bit less quick than Mireille. What will happen when these two meet?G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Genealogy"  An impromptu visit to the family's country house, where we meet many of Mireille's relatives, including a 10-year old sister who has a mind of her own.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Moving In Circles"  A look at the Platonic theory of uniform circular motion. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Fundamental Forces"  All physical phenomena of nature are explained by four forces: two nuclear forces, gravity, and electricity. D
3:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth.G
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Flower Power"  SciGirls spring into action! Minnesota sixth-grader Jordan gathers her girls to track changes in flowers and plants as spring emerges, and celebrates by creating a sculpture and a time-lapse video of the season's arrival. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves"  When money moves between individuals or groups it is called a transaction. Join the Biz Kids and you'll follow a single dollar bill as it moves from a depositor's hand across the counter, down to the vault, over to the Federal Reserve, and finally out to a project the bank is financing. Visit the branch of a real credit union inside a high school where the students are the tellers. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Fargo & True Detective: Television Anthologies"  True Detective director, Cary Fukunaga, and Fargo creator, Noah Hawley, discuss the rise of the television anthology series and how to execute a compelling balance of plot, character, and structure within the bounds of one season. Followed by Elaine Poon's short film, Entrain about Laurent, a young man who absorbed in his own world, draws the attention of a fellow train passenger who shares his interest in rhythm, despite their obvious language barrier. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Eye of Rom"  With special guest star Bebe Neuwirth. Hacker steals the powerful Eye of Rom from Binky the Cat's pyramid, placing the Ancient Egypt cybersite in jeopardy. The kids and Digit set out to retrieve the Eye from Hacker, but the journey is packed with a maze of exciting, action-filled gambits that force them to first do and undo a series of complicated steps. D
6:00 pm 
Knitting Daily  "Short Stuff"  Today's theme is short stuff. Myra Wood shows how to work short-rows in a colorful scarf pattern. Online editor Kathleen Cubley gives us the long and the short of her fun job of creating knitting content for a living. D
6:30 pm 
Grand View  "Mount Rainier National Park"  At Mount Rainier National Park, Baumann takes his audience to Central Washington to witness one of the most geologically tenuous landscapes in America. The mountain and region have been shaped by volcanic activity and geologists anticipate its next blast. The mountain itself is an active volcano encased in over 35 square miles of snow and ice. D
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Campeche - Tale of a Pirate City"  Join Pati as she explores Campeche, a bright beautiful colonial city defined by its history of piracy. The best place to gain an understanding of this vivacious fortified city is the market. Local gastronomic historian, Lolina Echeverria, unearths what makes Campeche so special, including tasting the best turkey panuchos in the Yucatan Peninsula. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "Being Italian"  Chef Stellino links the myths and complexities of Italian food culture, and an Italian's passion for defending it to the American culture, and California-inspired cooking techniques he lives by today. Dishes include: Salsiccie al sugo (sausages braised in tomato sauce over mashed potatoes) / pasta alla nanci (with ricotta cheese) named for his wife / pasta with shrimp (linguine with shrimp and white wine) / Sicilian fish soup (with curry) / pannacotta (chocolate pudding with berries and mint). D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Alaska Generator, Wood Floor"  Visiting the show's 49th state! See Scott head to Alaska to hook up a portable generator capable of powering an entire house. Watch Tom repair a poorly installed piece of wood floor nosing. Richard gives an inside look at dishwasher cycles. 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 
Travel with Kids  "Belize Adventures - Mayan Underground and Garafuna Villages"  Travel With Kids adventures continue in Belize as the group of kids heads for the coast by small plane. One of the kids, an 11 year old girl gets to fly the plane. The kids explore Placencia, a laid back tiny village with one sidewalk and lots of coconuts. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Vegetable Favorites"  Italy is a garden year round, and Lidia celebrates an array of beautiful vegetable dishes including: celery stalks stuffed with gorgonzola and apples; an elegant asparagus and scallion salad; a refreshing fava sesame dip, that pairs beautifully with flat breads and finally a linguine with swisschard made with walnuts and creamy fresh ricotta. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Latin Heat"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional recipe, puffy tacos, at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortilla chips. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to perfect chicken chilaquiles. D
10:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "My Watermelon Baby"  The heat is high and watermelons are ripe. After a summer away from the restaurant, Vivian returns to a staff of unfamiliar faces and works to build camaraderie. She employs an avid home cook to put recipes from her forthcoming cookbook to the test. D
11:00 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Fun in the Kitchen"  Using fun and creative presentations, Chef Keller shows how to make recipes that will dazzle both the eyes and taste buds. He prepares Moroccan-spiced lamb lollipops served with a spicy homemade ketchup and tzatziki sauce. Then it's a delicate vol-au-vent or puff pastry shell filled with luscious escargots bathed in wine and garlic butter. D
11:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Sailing The Danube"  The Danube River flows through nine countries and is one of the great rivers of Europe. In this program, Burt Wolf guides us along the Danube. First stop is Nuremberg, where we take a look at the works of Albrecht Durer, a master artist of the 14th century. D
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Good Luck Soup"  For 29-year-old filmmaker Matthew Hashiguchi, growing up half-Japanese American in an Irish-Catholic neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, was a difficult experience. His inability to blend in with the predominantly White population of his surroundings translated into his own personal struggles with race, and in Good Luck Soup we join Matthew on a journey to discover how Japanese heritage influenced the lives of his Japanese American family members; before, during and after World War II. D
1:00 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
2:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Twin Sisters"  In China in 2003, twin babies were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Splinters"  In the 1980's an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it's also a means to prestige. This story unfolds in the months leading up to the first National Surf Championships and explores the hopes and dreams of the surfers, and how surfing has led to societal changes in a male dominated culture. D
6:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Prison In Twelve Landscapes"  More people are imprisoned in the United States at this present moment than in any other time or place in history, yet prisons themselves have never felt further away or more out of sight. The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is a film about the prison in which we never see an actual penitentiary. A meditation on the prison's disappearance in the era of mass incarceration, the film unfolds as a cinematic journey through a series of ordinary places across the USA where prisons affect lives. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Poverty, Politics and Profit"  Investigate the billions spent on housing the poor and why so few get the help they need. With NPR, the film examines the politics, profits and problems of an affordable housing system in crisis. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, will this earnings season be the retail sector's worst in nearly a decade? Plus, how artificial intelligence could one day predict what diseases we get. D
9:30 pm 
Focus On Europe   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Prison In Twelve Landscapes"  More people are imprisoned in the United States at this present moment than in any other time or place in history, yet prisons themselves have never felt further away or more out of sight. The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is a film about the prison in which we never see an actual penitentiary. A meditation on the prison's disappearance in the era of mass incarceration, the film unfolds as a cinematic journey through a series of ordinary places across the USA where prisons affect lives. D

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