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October 11, 2012
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2:00 am 
Athens: The Dawn of Democracy  "Part 1"  Episode one examines the origins of democracy. In the sixth century BC, Athens was run by Tyrants; rulers who governed with absolute power. To help his cause one young aristocrat decided to appeal to the 'power of the people'. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel invites you to check out some great ideas from incredible K-12 classrooms. You can't help but admire and be motivated by a school for deaf and blind children who work to their fullest potential every day. Watch as difficult vocabulary is woven into every part of a 5th grade classroom, and spend some time examining the new Common Core State Standards in middle school math and English. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler Problem"  The deduction of Kepler's laws from Newton's universal law of gravitation is one of the crowning achievements of Western thought. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Markets and Prices"  Developer William J. Levitt's low-cost housing and Reggie Jackson's contract help explain the powerful forces of supply and demand. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Caras (Faces)"  This episode covers words for vegetables and provides some facts about the major cities of Argentina.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Flow - Version Four"  With Sun salutation A, Sun salutation B, Vinyasa to down dog, Pigeon, and others. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "The Kibble Crook/Screaming for Ice Cream"  "The Kibble Crook"--T-Bone can't resist sneaking a bite -- well, okay the whole bowl -- of Cleo's new dog food. When Cleo gets upset, T- Bone blames it on another dog and sends our fearless friends on a wild goose chase. T-Bone ultimately learns to take responsibility for his own mistakes. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Binky Vs. Binky/Operation: Dw!"  Binky Vs. Binky: Binky may be tough and strong, but when it comes to sports, he always seems to choke. With some inspiration from champion bike rider Vance Legstrong, Binky discovers that the only competitor he really needs to beat isà himself. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Puts Out The Lights (Pts. 1 & 2)"  Martha gets people to sign a petition to ban fireworks, but Helen and her friends are devastated.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D
9:00 am 
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
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "An Armored Tail Tale/Pterasaur Flying Club"  An Armored Tail Tale - The Pteranodons tag along as Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus. Eugene is a smaller version of Hank, an armored dinosaur with a giant tail-club. Hank and Eugene really hit it off, and after they all play Dinoball, Hank recruits Eugene to play on his team! Pterosaur Flying Club - Tiny and Shiny practice their swoop-de-loops and other flying moves in anticipation of their play-date with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  Just as Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Too Much Noise"  Sid notices that when he covers his ears with his hands, everything sounds quieter. Maybe he has super powers! Sid explores his sense of hearing, and discovers that sounds travel through the air and into our ears. So it turns out Sid doesn't have super powers, he was just blocking sound waves from entering his ears!. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Try, Try Again"  Caillou, Grandpa and Dad go for a special hike in the woods. Caillou has to catch a falling leaf before it touches the ground. After a while he gets frustrated but Grandpa tells him to try and try again, that is the only way. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Sword in the Sandbox, A Storybook Adventure"  Daniel tries to jump-rope with some older kids, but intimidation sets in. He's convinced that he's just too little to do anything right. Barney helps our young protagonist by telling him a story of "The Sword in the Sandbox," a comical re-telling of the King Arthur legend. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Special Jobs"  Diesel's Special Delivery - When Diesel sees James being admired with a special of pretty piglets, he decides that he wants to be admired too. He abandons his slate for the school's leaking roof and sets off to find an equally admirable special. First he tries Thomas' truck of apples, then Rosie's flatbed of flowers, but still nobody notices him. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Puts Out The Lights (Pts. 1 & 2)"  Martha gets people to sign a petition to ban fireworks, but Helen and her friends are devastated.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers/Seymour....Right After This"  SONNY DAYS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS - Just when meteorologist, Sonny Days, is about to deliver the eagerly-awaited forecast, The Birthday Girl kidnaps him demanding that he announce her birthday on TV. Will WordGirl be able to free Sonny from the clutches of The Birthday Girl? Is it possible that today could be her real birthday? Vocabulary Words: Precipitation, Meteorologist. SEYMOUR-RIGHT AFTER THIS - When Seymour Smooth delays announcing his new show's winning ticket numbers, Becky gets suspicious. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Socket to Me"  Sam and Sammy work on helping Ruff decrease his electricity consumption while Harsha and Noel get singing lessons and have to perform.LIVE!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan square off in Danville, Kentucky for tonight's vice presidential debate. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at what to expect in this high stakes face-off. Sprint goes from buyer to seller. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
PBS Newshour Debates: A Special Report  "2012 - Vice Presidential Debate"  Martha Raddatz, senior foreign affairs correspondent, ABC News, moderates the debate from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine segments of approximately 10 minutes each.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Blue Herrings, Part 1"  DCI Barnaby has a week off and takes the time to visit his elderly aunt, who is convalescing in a residential nursing home for the elderly. She prompts him to investigate a series of suspicious deaths after people have changed their wills. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
POV  "Biblioburro, The Donkey Library"  Two burros, Alfa and Beto, carry the circulating library of donated books that 39-year-old Luis Soriano, a small-town elementary school teacher in northern Columbia, takes to isolated villages during arduous weekend journeys. The film travels with Soriano, who walks with his donkeys, through dense tropical beauty on nearly impassible trails. They face dangers from nature and humans (guerillas, bandits) to reach the villages and the children hungry for learning.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 am 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing"  In the year before World War II begins in Europe, Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam are parents of two children. Lady Persie returns. Sir Hallam's aunt, Dr. Blanche Mottershead, is making herself at home within the household. And a spirited new nursery maid, Beryl, arrives. Part 1 of 6G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Am What Me Am"  A very hungry Cookie Monster is waiting for Chris to finish baking cookies, but it's hard for him to wait! Chris offers Cookie Monster carrots to eat in the meantime, and he gobbles them all up. All of a sudden Mario Lopez, a reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, appears and announces on his show that Cookie Monster is now the Veggie Monster! Cookie Monster, panicked, explains that even though he does love to eat healthy carrots, he is not the Veggie Monster. But everyone insists on calling him the Veggie Monster anyway. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Puts Out The Lights (Pts. 1 & 2)"  Martha gets people to sign a petition to ban fireworks, but Helen and her friends are devastated.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Ulfberht sword of the Vikings is a revolutionary high-tech tool of its day, a work of art and considered to be one of the greatest swords ever made. NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and unravel its mystery.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Royal and Rambunctious"  Rick whispers secrets across the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral and eats his way through Soho.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "New Zealand's South Island"  The South Island of New Zealand weaves Kiwi culture with scenic splendor. The vast vineyards of Marlborough helped bring this country's wines to the world stage. At a local artists' colony, Rudy gets a crash course in Maori bone carving. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Wines of the Desert"  The stereotypical images of Mexico's Baja California include sun- drenched beaches, bizarre spiny plants, and remote dusty pueblos. But Baja is full of surprises. Known for its tequila and cerveza, the country's burgeoning wine industry may someday give these traditional beverages stiff competition as it starts to draw international recognition. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Like Pellegrino Artusi/Cucinando Come Pellegrino Artusi"  Mary Ann travels to Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking center in Emilia Romagna, and the hometown of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Italy's world-renowned, classic cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well." With chefs from the center she cooks recipes from the book, including a classic flatbread, Piadina, and Stuffed Veal Rolls. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Lafayette's Sacrifices"  LaFayette is portrayed as the dashing young French General at Washington's side. Who recalls the misery and heartache LaFayette received in France for his support of America's cause; he and his wife, hunted down and imprisoned. Conversely, his American victory tour in 1824 was a sold-out event wherever he went. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Michael Ruhlman & Salt"  Seasoning with salt. What could be simpler, right? Wrong! Think about how many meals you've had that were either too salty or under-seasoned! On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming is zeroing in on a technique that is critical to successful cooking if done with a gentle hand. Joining him is the perfect man for the job, the ultimate scrutinizer of cooking techniques, author and chef Michael Ruhlman. D
10:00 am 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. D
10:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Sauces"  Join Martha as she teaches the classic sauces everyone should know how to make: hollandaise, bechamel, beurre blanc and marinara. Each of these easy, adaptable recipes offers a culinary lesson in flavor-building techniques, so viewers can learn to create other sauces in the same family. Martha begins with two different methods for preparing hollandaise sauce, a delicious accompaniment to steamed asparagus and eggs Benedict. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Radiohead"  The alt rock icon takes the stage as the band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated album The King of Limbs.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  Just as Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "An Armored Tail Tale/Pterasaur Flying Club"  An Armored Tail Tale - The Pteranodons tag along as Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus. Eugene is a smaller version of Hank, an armored dinosaur with a giant tail-club. Hank and Eugene really hit it off, and after they all play Dinoball, Hank recruits Eugene to play on his team! Pterosaur Flying Club - Tiny and Shiny practice their swoop-de-loops and other flying moves in anticipation of their play-date with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Zora's Art Adventure"  It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Hillbilly Gypsies; South Carolina Broadcasters. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Illegal Aliens"  The camera in George's eye is dislodged and Janet learns he has been filming family life for the past six months and The Sunday Reality Show on Ultron has record viewing numbers.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Hero"  When a department worker spreads word about Capt. Peacock's unfortunate boil, the outraged Peacock proposes a bout of fisticuffs.G
7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Time to Settle Down"  Alistair realizes who he wants to spend his life with and that he should settle down. But despite his resolve, business dealings may still take precedence over romance.G
7:31 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Vera is taking dance lessons from her African neighbor. Irene is still housekeeping for the girls in Australia and is not pleased with the father of Lesley's expected baby. Meanwhile the father of Vera's baby goes to Australia from England to see mother and son.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "No Duct Tape"  Everyone panics when the Lodge runs out of duct tape and the local hardware store is back-ordered. Red uses a frozen turkey as a toboggan return. Ranger Gord gets struck by lightning.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Please Mind Your Head"  Hyacinth and Richard spend their first day in the new country retreat, which has a grand address but is diminutive in size.G
9:00 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "Kids Today"  Fowler, Gladstone, Habib and Goody go camping with some juvenile criminals while Goody faces charges of assault for punching a skinhead who used racist language towards Habib.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Mom's Auntie Angela comes to visit to show off the American therapist she has married. Dad is determined to avoid a major incident as they all go out for dinner.G
10:00 pm 
My Family  "Neighbour Wars"  Having run over Mr. Casey's dog some years ago, Ben now compounds the misdemeanor by running over Mr. Casey himself. Casey plays the sympathy card for all it is worth - and it may be worth quite a lot.G
10:30 pm 
My Hero  "Illegal Aliens"  The camera in George's eye is dislodged and Janet learns he has been filming family life for the past six months and The Sunday Reality Show on Ultron has record viewing numbers.G
11:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Hero"  When a department worker spreads word about Capt. Peacock's unfortunate boil, the outraged Peacock proposes a bout of fisticuffs.G
11:31 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Time to Settle Down"  Alistair realizes who he wants to spend his life with and that he should settle down. But despite his resolve, business dealings may still take precedence over romance.G
2:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Global Interaction"  Singapore: Gateway to Southeast - Asia High-tech infrastructure, a well-educated workforce and strict government repression have all helped Singapore become a pre-eminent port and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Australia: New Links to Asia - Australia shifts its trade from Europe to the Asian "economic tigers.". D
2:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Urban and Rural Contrasts"  Delhi: Bursting at the Seams - The ever-expanding capital of India continues to act as a magnet, pulling millions of Indians away from the hardships of the rural countryside. Dikhatpura: Help through Irrigation - In rural India, creating sustainable agricultural development proves a challenging proposition. D
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Take It to the Bank"  Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Fetzer: The Most Earth-Friendly Winery In America"  Mendocino, CA. - Fetzer winery has won numerous awards for its quality wines and commitment to the environment. Fetzer not only produces wines in a very sustainable, responsible way, but also shares its knowledge openly with others in the industry in the hopes of shifting them to more environmental practices. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D
6:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Washington, D.C. - Peppers"  For more than 23 years, Chef Nora Pouillion of Washington, D.C.'s Nora and Asia Nora restaurants has been a leader in showcasing the organic food philosophy. She uses only 100%certified organic ingredients, from salt to sweet peppers. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "I Hate Free Radicals"  Christina prepares foods that slow down free radical damage and are still delicious, including Tuscan Grape Foccacia and Stuffed Roasted Peppers in Red Wine Sauce. D
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Cape Town"  Rudy is at the nexus of cultures, waking up in a cosmopolitan city, spending the afternoon with penguins, riding a funicular to the edge of a continent, and watching the sun set from a beach. He seeks out the natural wonders surrounding the city and the contrasts between the urbane waterfront and the nearby townships.G
7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Cry for Mexican Independence"  Yetman tells the story of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico, where the call for independence (Grito) from Spain was issued by unconventional priest Miguel Hidalgo in 1810 and is celebrated nationally every year on September 16.G
8:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Till in the Tool Chest"  We'll delve into the drawers in search of the secret of an old tool chest. The quality of the tools shows that it belonged to a first-class joiner back in the early 1800s, but the dovetail joints break all the rules. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Quick Tips & Great Gear"  The Woodsmith editors share some of their favorite shop tips and techniques. Plus, see some great new gear that makes woodworking easier, safer, and more accurate. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Old"  Host Jamie Durie visits a vegetable garden at San Francisco's City Hall, where he talks with Mayor Gavin Newsom and chef Alice Waters about the slow food movement.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Newbie Gardening"  NULL
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Embellisher Magic"  Dress embellished with needle felted fabric; Sew Quick, Sew Easy quilting in the hoop; Heirloom Quilting segment on traditional techniques joining fabric, laces and entredeux; I Love My Serger segment on using a gathering foot to construct a tiered skirt. Guests: Evy Hawkins, Nina McVeigh, Alicia Welcher. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Hidden Delight"  Bob Ross paints a fantastic old rustic shed sitting along a well-worn, overgrown country walkway. D
11:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Flavor Fiesta"  It's a party when Joanne and her student Cheryl get together. Joanne adds a sweet crisp twist to classic guacamole, shows how to improve a store bought stock to elevate tortilla soup, and then the party really begins with muddled cherry margaritas Recipes: Sweet Pea Guacamole, Tortilla Soup with Pork Meatballs, Tortillas and Cheddar, and Fresh Cherry Margaritas. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik, Entertainment Marketing. D
11:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Veal Chops with Salad & Pineapple Sorbet"  Joanne teaches her student Kyle a classic Milanese main course topped with a salad followed by a refreshing sorbet drizzled with a unique ingredient that gets a raised eyebrow from Kyle. Recipes: (1) GOLDEN VEAL WITH ARUGULA AND TOMATO SALAD, (2) PINEAPPLE SORBET WITH OLIVE OIL AND FLEUR DE SEL. Student: Kyle Khasigian - Graduate Student. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Medidas Drasticas"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of Don Fernando.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ha Habido Un Accidente"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
1:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "What Is Inquiry & Why Do It"  This introductory workshop presents an overview of why inquiry is such a powerful approach to teaching and learning science - how it enables you to assess and meet the needs of a wide range of learners, how it taps children's natural curiosity, and how it deepens their understanding of science.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Integration"  Newton and Leibniz arrive at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Take It to the Bank"  Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
7:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Marketing and Label Design"  The four remaining contestants are getting close to the final round. In this challenge they must establish a wine style and also come up with a label design, branding image and business plan for that wine. They will be given access to a team of marketing experts, label designers and advertising agencies to help them, but they have only one week to get it done. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "The Midlands - Athlone and Mullingar"  NULL
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Till in the Tool Chest"  We'll delve into the drawers in search of the secret of an old tool chest. The quality of the tools shows that it belonged to a first-class joiner back in the early 1800s, but the dovetail joints break all the rules. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Chicago, Illinois"  Chicago is famous for many things including talented chefs, specialty bakers and authentic ethnic foods. Burt untangles the history of Chicago, laughs at Second City's food joke, and visits the House of Blues. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Here's Looking at You Kid: The Story of Wine In The Americas"  Burt looks at the history, folklore and culture of winemaking in America from the earliest plantings by Spaniards, through prohibition to today's prized vintages.G
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ava DuVernay (filmmaker). D
3:00 am 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Government Control"  A discussion of what can occur when legislators, often in collusion with big business, intervene in the market. This program features Amity Shlaes, Bryan Caplan, Austan Goolsbee, and Clarence Page.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Lang Lang (musician). D
5:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Nobel Laureates/The Fiera Series - Guest: Professor Dudley Herschbach"  NULL
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Geriatric Oncology"  As people grow older, the likelihood of getting a cancer diagnosis increases, but there is no one standard treatment for older patients. Beverly Barr Vaughan was diagnosed and treated for colon cancer at the age of 77. Follow this passionate discussion as Beverly and the experts delve into the issue of chronological age versus physiological age. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time, known for creating the ultimate weapon of their era: the Ulfberht sword. Using cutting-edge science, NOVA reconstructs the Ulfberht to reveal the secrets of a sword both feared and prized. D
7:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. D
8:00 am 
Frontline  "The Real CSI"  From the courtroom to the living room (thanks to the hit television series CSI), forensic science is king. Expertise on fingerprints, ballistics and bite mark analysis is routinely called on to solve the most difficult criminal cases - and to put the guilty behind bars. But how reliable is the science behind forensics? A FRONTLINE investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Lang Lang (musician). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ava DuVernay (filmmaker). D
11:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Nobel Laureates/The Fiera Series - Guest: Professor Dudley Herschbach"  NULL
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Geriatric Oncology"  As people grow older, the likelihood of getting a cancer diagnosis increases, but there is no one standard treatment for older patients. Beverly Barr Vaughan was diagnosed and treated for colon cancer at the age of 77. Follow this passionate discussion as Beverly and the experts delve into the issue of chronological age versus physiological age. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time, known for creating the ultimate weapon of their era: the Ulfberht sword. Using cutting-edge science, NOVA reconstructs the Ulfberht to reveal the secrets of a sword both feared and prized. D
1:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time, known for creating the ultimate weapon of their era: the Ulfberht sword. Using cutting-edge science, NOVA reconstructs the Ulfberht to reveal the secrets of a sword both feared and prized. D
6:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Real CSI"  From the courtroom to the living room (thanks to the hit television series CSI), forensic science is king. Expertise on fingerprints, ballistics and bite mark analysis is routinely called on to solve the most difficult criminal cases - and to put the guilty behind bars. But how reliable is the science behind forensics? A FRONTLINE investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. D

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