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July 10, 2013
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11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Reused Robot!"  Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him there is no such thing as "away," and when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. Sid and his friends explore the idea that everything we throw away goes somewhere. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born"  Totally Terrific Duck - Totally Terrific Duck - Bear is going to paint everyone's picture today, and Duck wants to look "totally terrific" for his portrait. Not to worry! Frog and Sheep help him build a tie, top hat and tutu - because if you want to look totally terrific you need the letter T. A tie, top hat and tutu? Now that's one totally, totally, TOTALLY terrific looking Duck! A Star is Born - Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" for all his WordFriends. Instead of singing the word "star," Duck freezes and blurts out the first thing he sees. D
12:30 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico"  Baby Bop's friend Monty the butterfly passes through the park with a flock of friends on their way to Mexico. When Monty gets left behind by his insect friends and family, Barney takes everyone on a visit to Mexico, where Baby Bop will say good-bye to her butterfly friend. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Giving and Sharing"  When Victor has to be away from the Sodor Steam Works, Thomas is asked to take over for the day. Victor tries to tell Thomas how to run the Sodor Steam Works, but Thomas doesn't listen. He just wants to get started with his very special job. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "A Bridge to Farm/Monkey Fever"  When George sees six stranded chicks on an island in a pond, it's monkey to the rescue!G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Smells/Martha Hears"  Martha Smells - Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. Martha Hears - For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment"  Risky Chuckness - When Two-Brains catches wind of the fact that Chuck is home alone he invites all of the villains to his house. WordGirl makes a surprise appearance at the villain gathering only to discover that she is surrounded by her most dangerous foes. In an effort to preserve his house, Chuck teams up with WordGirl to stop the other villains in their tracks. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The X-Factor"  All is not well in Perfectamundo, a dome-enclosed cybersite, when orange spots are discovered building up on the dome's interior surface, blocking the site's precious sunlight. What source could be responsible for the spots multiplying so fast? Is it Hacker's new factory that pours out orange clouds through smoky stacks? It can't be that new Digifizz toy, with its tiny burst of colorful sparkles shooting into the air each time it gets used. With time running out, the CyberSquad must come to grips with the power of multiplication and use it to undo the site's pollution problem. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks?"  Someone has just stolen Ruff's garden gnome and he's determined to get it back! In fact, he's so obsessed that he hasn't bathed in several days and is covered in flies-prompting Charlene to send him some fly swatters. Ruff sends Emmie and Marco to the Amherst College Museum of Natural History to analyze the footprints left behind by the perpetrator who stole the garden gnome; while Rubye and Shreya try to barter the flyswatters for something better that Ruff can give to Charlene. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, should the Federal Reserve start to put the brakes on its stimulus program sooner rather than later? NBR will talk to Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard. And, have you seen the back-to-school sales? Yes, it may be early July, but retailers are already pushing deals on things like notebooks, pens and erasers - and there's a big reason why. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Crash: A Tale of Two Species"  The humble horseshoe crab, virtually unchanged for 300 million years, produces millions of eggs. They are the lifeline for a tiny bird called a red knot, which migrates 10,000 miles from South America to the Arctic. But even as humans discover medical uses for the crab, its numbers are plummeting.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
9:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Ultimate Tut"  In 1922, Tutankhamen's tomb and its golden treasures were revealed in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. But the real story has become shrouded in myth - with many mysteries around the tomb unsolved.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2"  Dinosaur Big City Part I - Buddy and the Pteranodon family begin their journey on the Dinosaur Train, gathering all their Theropod friends together to travel to a really big Theropod Club Convention which is being held in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City"! Dinosaur Big City Part II - The Pteranodon family continues their journey to the Theropod Convention in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City! Among the Theropod dinosaurs that ride the Train with them is King Cryolophosaurus, who sings his songs "Big Ol' Whistle-Stop Rock-n-Roll Dinosaur Tour" and "Whole Lotta Theropods"!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Galileo's Space Adventure"  Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon"  Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Grover Norquist On Immigration"  Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist talks with IdahoPTV host Marcia Franklin about why immigration reform makes fiscal sense.G
4:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Timejumpers"  Nashville's hottest ticket isn't the Grand Ole Opry but Monday nights at the tiny Station Inn with this all-star, 11-piece western swing outfit. With lead vocals provided by Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, Vince Gill and two-time Grammy-winner "Ranger Doug" Green, this band features Music City's instrumental A-list, including Paul Franklin on pedal steel, Dennis Crouch on bass, three world-champion fiddlers and accordion master Jeff Taylor, with Gill and session ace Andy Reiss swapping guitar duties. D
4:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Roots, Rock, Reggae"  Jamaican reggae hit the world like a hammer in the 1970s, but where did reggae come from? How did this appealing, soulful sound develop, and where do the roots of this powerful tree extend? In this episode, Edgar explores the history of Jamaican music, from its African roots to the cusp of the reggae revolution. Edgar heads to the jungle for an entrancing kumina drumming session with the Akwaaba Drummers, that reveals the African underpinning of the island's music. Edgar is joined by Reggae Sunsplash founder Ronnie Burke on a journey across the island to Negril to meet Gilzene and the Blue Light Mento Band, who set up in a picturesque beachside setting to play some classic Jamaican mento. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the local Lark Rise gossip, Mrs. Mullins, discovers her daughter Emily is pregnant, she leaps to the conclusion that Daniel is the father. Everyone, including Laura, rallies round to defend him.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death and Dreams, Part 2"  Additional deaths, including at the hospital run by Barnaby's old acquaintance, Dr. Jane Moore, have the detective trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. Barnaby's own life is threatened before he realizes the links among the deaths. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Endeavour, Series I: Girl"  DC Morse and DI Thursday investigate the death of a secretarial student. Morse believes there is a connection between the student's death and the shooting of a doctor. His theories fail to impress the new chief superintendent and he is soon reduced to general duties. However he continues his investigations alone.G
9:30 pm 
Death In Paradise   After a shot is fired at a charity fundraiser, Malcolm Powell is discovered dead in his study. Malcolm's personal assistant Vicky believes she knows who the culprit is - a mystery man who had an appointment with Malcolm and was seen arriving and then fleeing the scene. The man's abandoned car is found but the vehicle reveals no other clues.G
10:30 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S1 E6"  Sister Monica Joan is found wandering near the docks and returned to Nonnatus House by the police. Her adventure takes its toll on her health and she develops pneumonia. In addition she is in trouble with the law. Part 6 of 6G
11:30 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the local Lark Rise gossip, Mrs. Mullins, discovers her daughter Emily is pregnant, she leaps to the conclusion that Daniel is the father. Everyone, including Laura, rallies round to defend him.G
11:30 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Skiathos"  Skiathos was made famous by Mamma Mia, but Chef Yianni discovers there is more to Skiathos than Hollywood. Join Chef Yianni as he teaches us how to make a baked whole fish with tomato and onion sauce, bulgur wheat and amigdalota. D
12:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 1. Foundations"  Meet the eight teachers in the video programs and find out what kinds of literary experiences have had the most meaning for them. The group talks about how they have brought a love of literature to their students. Observe the teachers in their classrooms and see how this love of literature directly informs their work. D
1:00 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
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Strained Relations"  Symbiotic relationship between the colonies and the British government in the 1750s. French and Indian War alters British holdings in North America, spawns questions related to cost of colonial defense and administration. Proclamation of 1763 attempts to control westward migration. Colonists upset by Revenue Acts; boycott of British goods. Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, and Intolerable Acts stiffens resolve of some colonists to resist British control. British attempts to appease colonists yet regain authority. First shots fired at Lexington and Concord.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Not Much of a War"  Colonists ill equipped for armed conflict with Great Britain. Meetings of Continental Congress; Declaration of Independence. British response to incidents of hostility in northeast and mid-Atlantic states. Leadership of George Washington. Support of the French government. Defeat of British forces at Saratoga and Yorktown. Destiny now in colonists? hands.G
3:00 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
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "High-Tech Fashion"  With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown. D
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The X-Factor"  All is not well in Perfectamundo, a dome-enclosed cybersite, when orange spots are discovered building up on the dome's interior surface, blocking the site's precious sunlight. What source could be responsible for the spots multiplying so fast? Is it Hacker's new factory that pours out orange clouds through smoky stacks? It can't be that new Digifizz toy, with its tiny burst of colorful sparkles shooting into the air each time it gets used. With time running out, the CyberSquad must come to grips with the power of multiplication and use it to undo the site's pollution problem. D
6:00 pm 
It's Sew Easy  "Pockets"  Where would we be without pockets? We love adding them to every garment but especially pants. They are obviously functional but they can also add style and line. Angela Wolf starts us out as we finish up our trouser lesson from last week with pockets. D
6:30 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Sweetness of Stargazer Lilies"  Enchanting blooms of the Stargazer Lily unfurl with their sweet fragrance and permeate the air. It is a fun task to pick a favorite color among the allure of opaque white, pink, yellow, and deep magenta. The Lily's beauty with a variety of colors provides a wonderful subject. 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 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Vegetables"  Blanching, steaming and roasting - these three simple methods are the best for highlighting vegetables' flavors and retaining their nutritional properties. Let Martha guide you through these techniques and show you how you can use them to prepare an endless variety of perfect vegetable dishes in your own home. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Restoring Terrazzo Floors/Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist"  Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Del Ray Beach, Florida, to restore terrazzo floors. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 3"  As Rick brings his 3,000-mile trek to its finish, he reinforces the skill he calls the most rewarding of all - connecting with the locals, not forgetting essential skills such as eating and sleeping well and packing light. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "The Islands of Polynesia"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. 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 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Brick-Cooked Chicken & Grilled Potato Salad"  Joanne helps her student Yasu build her culinary repertoire by teaching her a unique way to cook chicken with a brick, and a new spin on potato salad. Recipes: (1) HERB-ROASTED CHICKEN COOKED UNDER A BRICK, (2) WARM GRILLED POTATO SALAD WITH OLIVES AND PARMIGIANO-REGGIANO. Student: Yasu Maskay - Public Relations Consultant. D
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Foods of the Mexican Revolution"  If you're fighting a war, how do you cook food on the run? What sort of meals can you make around ranches, porches and rustic bonfires? What might Pancho Villa or Emiliano Zapata have eaten? This episode looks at the culinary legacy of the Mexican Revolution, with recipes that include: Cowboy "Charro" Beans; Chilorio Burritas; Chunky Guacamole; Sweet Anise Rosquitas. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 3"  As Rick brings his 3,000-mile trek to its finish, he reinforces the skill he calls the most rewarding of all - connecting with the locals, not forgetting essential skills such as eating and sleeping well and packing light. Part 3 of 3G
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Summer of Birds   A SUMMER OF BIRDS details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by award-winning writer Danny Heitman, the documentary chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. There, Audubon began or completed nearly half of the 435 pictures in his famous "Birds of America" collection. D
1:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D
2:00 pm 
Nature  "American Eagle"  Their wings can span eight feet. Their nests weigh up to a ton. Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator. Now, advanced camera technology goes into the skies with the birds in this film that covers a year of their lives.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
POV  "Herman's House"  Herman Wallace may be the longest-serving prisoner in solitary confinement in the United States -- he's spent more than 40 years in a 6-by-9-foot cell in Louisiana. Imprisoned in 1967 for a robbery he admits, he was subsequently sentenced to life for a killing he vehemently denies. "Herman's House" is an account of the remarkable expression his struggle found in an unusual project proposed by artist Jackie Sumell. D
6:30 pm 
Frontline  "Two American Families"  Since 1992, Bill Moyers and FRONTLINE have been following the story of two ordinary, hard-working families in Milwaukee - one black, one white - as they spent two decades in an extraordinary battle to keep from sliding into poverty. Two American Families chronicles the struggles of the Neumanns and the Stanleys as they try to hold onto their homes, their jobs, their health insurance, and a future for their children. A remarkable portrait of perseverance, the film raises unsettling questions about the changing nature of the U.S. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, should the Federal Reserve start to put the brakes on its stimulus program sooner rather than later? NBR will talk to Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard. And, have you seen the back-to-school sales? Yes, it may be early July, but retailers are already pushing deals on things like notebooks, pens and erasers - and there's a big reason why. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  In New Jersey, Brianna attends a 1950s themed weekend before making stops in Delaware and Maryland, and going crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She travels through the Brandywine Valley to Pennsylvania and taste tests Philadelphia's famous cheesesteaks.G

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