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February 11, 2013
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12:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Papua New Guinea"  Trekkers explore New Britain Island, which is inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, with several ancient traditions that survive in today's diverse and complex cultures. They find a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives near where the township of Rabaul was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption.G
1:00 am 
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
2:00 am 
Life On Fire  "Pioneers of the Deep"  In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, tectonic movements construct or destroy islands. In the Tongan archipelago, two little-known animals have learned to cope with these ephemeral lands: the sooty tern, a seabird that cannot let its wings get wet; and the Alvin shrimp, a blind crustacean. When an underwater volcano becomes an island, the fates of these two living paradoxes are linked.G
3:00 am 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly"  It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner of a carpet cleaning company and a radio DJ who have both learned how to manage debt. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
4:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Transforming Industrial Heartland"  G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: IV"  This episode is the fourth segment of the four-part review of the entire series and features Raquel talking about her experiences since arriving in Mexico.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Weight Loss: Slenderize Your Waist"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Big Hearted T-Bone/Cleo's Valentine Surprise"  BIG HEARTED T-BONE - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible T-Bone generously offers to watch Cleo's niece KiKi so Cleo can get some rest. But his honorable intentions are challenged when his female canine friend Mimi comes to town. CLEO'S VALENTINE SURPRISE - Clifford's Big Idea: Help Others Cleo, with some help from K.C. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train"  Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home? Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Ski Monkey/George The Grocer"  Ski Monkey - When a blizzard covers the country house with a foot of snow, George can't wait to get outside to play. But he soon learns that such deep snow isn't easy for a monkey to play in, until he learns how much fun it can be to ski, snowshoe and sled. George the Grocer - George really wants the toy oven he sees in the window at the toy store, but first, he has to find a job to earn money to buy it. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Princess Gwennie Saves The Day"  Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit"  The Wing Kings - The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and nicknamed, the "Wing King." Now, the Pteranodons and Buddy meet Quincy Quetzalcoatlus and his Dad, another Wing King, a huge flying bird. Together, the two "Wing Kings" wow their kids with some sensational aerial acrobatics. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower"  Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Mushy Banana"  Sid wants to know why his beloved yellow banana has turned brown and mushy. After exploring how fruits and vegetables slowly change, Sid learns that it's natural for his banana to ripen and turn brown and mushy. Over time, fruits and vegetables decay!. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "My Fuzzy Valentine/Love, Bug"  My Fuzzy Valentine - Bug wants to sign a valentine for his favorite WordFriend, but he doesn't know how to write his name. With lots of encouragement from Frog, he learns that with a little practice he can write his name and give his valentine. Love, Bug - When Sheep decides she wants to make a special Valentine song for her pal Bear, she has trouble finding just the right rhyme to finish her song. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Brave"  Caillou and the Big Slide - The playschool is going swimming, and it's Caillou's very first time on a water slide, but he's a little nervous and doesn't want to slide down it. Miss Martin tells him it's natural to be afraid of things the first time you try them - why, she was afraid of the swings when she was a little girl. Caillou musters up his courage and, pretending he's a brave mountain climber, he climbs up the ladder and slides down, discovering how fun water slides really are! Caillou the Sailor - Mommy and Daddy are going out to a party and Caillou is excited to hear that Grandpa is coming to babysit. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "China/Welcome, Cousin Riff"  China - BJ is waiting for a very special letter from his pen pal in China. The letter reveals that his pen pal is coming for a visit. With the help of friends in the park, BJ hurries to get the park ready. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Listening and Learning"  Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Ski Monkey/George The Grocer"  Ski Monkey - When a blizzard covers the country house with a foot of snow, George can't wait to get outside to play. But he soon learns that such deep snow isn't easy for a monkey to play in, until he learns how much fun it can be to ski, snowshoe and sled. George the Grocer - George really wants the toy oven he sees in the window at the toy store, but first, he has to find a job to earn money to buy it. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Fistful of Confetti"  It's Neighborhood Record Day, and everyone in town is trying to break silly records. Francine and Jessica are both trying to break the same record - filming the most broken records on record day. When Francine tries to get in Jessica's way by giving her fake tips, The Electric Company works together to lead Jessica to victory. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Good, The Bad, and the Chucky/Granny's Pet Plan"  THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE CHUCKY - Chuck is finally fulfilling is dream and selling grilled cheese sandwiches out of the back of his station wagon -- a totally legitimate, non-villainous plan. But when Dr. Two-Brains smells cheese, he can't resist. Will Chuck be able to pursue his dream or will it be foiled by Dr. Two-Brains? Vocabulary Words: Pursue, Yearn. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Zeus on the Loose"  (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Birds Are Handy!"  Ruff's rockstar cousin Ruf Rufman wants to record songbirds on his next album. So Ruff sends Emmie and Rubye to meet with field biologists from the Teton Science Schools in Wyoming to work with songbirds in the field. He also sends Marc and Shreya to meet with a hand model due to a misunderstanding between the word "Hands" and the name "Hans. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Boston, Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher explore folk art carvings at the historic Sleeper-McCane House in Gloucester. Discoveries include a host of arms and militaria, including Civil War photographs; World War II German POW signs; and a circa 1810 South Carolina musket valued up to $8,000. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Chantilly, Va"  At the DC Big Flea, a six-times-a-year indoor show, the pickers try to make a big score on their target assignment to find miniature furniture. Other finds include a crocodile suitcase, a mid-century modern clock and a Chinese screen.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Papua New Guinea"  Trekkers explore New Britain Island, which is inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, with several ancient traditions that survive in today's diverse and complex cultures. They find a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives near where the township of Rabaul was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption.G
10:00 pm 
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   Diane Lane and Nicholas Kristof are in Somaliland, where one in 12 women dies in childbirth. They meet with the founder of the country's first maternal health facility and visit villages where hospital-trained midwives work. America Ferrera and Kristof visit India's Kaighat red-light district where a woman and her shelter program working to break the tradition of forced prostitution passed from mother to daughter. Olivia Wilde joins Kristof in Kenya to see how women entrepreneurs are changing their lives and their communities through micro-financing. Part 2 of 2G
12:00 am 
Silicon Valley: American Experience   The film spotlights the creativity of the young men who founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957, in particular the charismatic young physicist Robert Noyce. Their radical innovations would include the integrated circuit that helped make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, and transform semirural Santa Clara County into the hub of technological ingenuity known as Silicon Valley.G
1:30 am 
The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin   When North Carolina ceded its western land to the U.S. government, some of the citizens of the territory began their own government, calling it the State of Franklin. North Carolina rescinded the cession but the State of Franklin continued to struggle for four chaotic years, ending in violence and a failed bid to become the country's 14th state. Scholarly interviews and re-enactments tell the story that is filmed in eastern Tennessee.G
2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Boston, Hour Two"  The episode begins with a visit to the Boston Public Library to explore sketches from the children's book Make Way for Ducklings. ROADSHOW guests bring in a 1950 Selmer alto saxophone, an impressive George Gershwin collection and 1970s Beatles memorabilia valued up to $60,000. Part 2 of 3G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "2013 Drivers' Choice Awards"  2013 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards. Goss' Garage: Certified Used Cars. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Figure It Out Baby"  Alan and Telly are very excited that their favorite singer, LMNOP, is performing on Sesame Street. Alan is arranging his memorabilia from previous concerts when LMNOP approaches asking where his entourage is. After a phone call, LMNOP finds out that they are in San Diego and says that his performance on Sesame Street will have to be canceled. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
6:00 am 
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
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips"  Rick takes in more of the artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then he takes side trips to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right - Pisa and Luca. He marvels at the tipsy tower, circles a city on its ramparts, and enjoys some Puccini in the composer's hometown. Part 2 of 2G
7:30 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
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Saving Australia's Wild West"  When the Australian Wildlife Conservancy bought over 800,000 acres of a former cattle ranch for biodiversity conservation it created an ecological jewel that now attracts scientists from all over the world. The Desert Speaks heads down under to investigate the area that hopes to prove that aggressive management based on nature can restore the land. Host David Yetman hops on a plane to navigate his way into the former ranch known as Mornington Station. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Watermelon, Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad, Caldo, and Melon with Muscat Wine and Wild Berries. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: Fishing Along America's Eastern Seaboard"  Lidia heads to Providence, Rhode Island to visit Mark Gasbarro, owner of Gasbarro's wines, to learn about his favorite seafood pairings. Lidia goes crabbing in Chesapeake Bay; visits the Italian-American fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts; and goes fishing with Esca's Dave Pasternack off New York's coast. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   If the bright green promise of the spring lawn has turned to a brown, weedy turf disappointment, tune in as GardenSMART visits with a grass expert who shares some great fall grass care tips. D
10:00 am 
Christina  "With Gratitude"  It's time to count our blessings and celebrate with our loved ones gathered around us. But in a season dedicated to stuffing something, it need not be you! In this class, we'll create a feast that will win hearts and minds.and waistlines, making us all grateful we don't have to spend additional time on the treadmill to un-do the damage. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken for Everyone!"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for kitchen shears. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of canned tomato soup. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes/tUnE-yArDs"  The opening group brings experimental alternative pop to the stage. Then, the tUnE-yArDs support their album Here.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit"  The Wing Kings - The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and nicknamed, the "Wing King." Now, the Pteranodons and Buddy meet Quincy Quetzalcoatlus and his Dad, another Wing King, a huge flying bird. Together, the two "Wing Kings" wow their kids with some sensational aerial acrobatics. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids 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!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Googly-Eye: The Night Guru"  The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "One Pot Asian Meals with Ming Tsai"  Sara's old friend Ming Tsai shares his favorite one-pot meals with an Asian twist. His Lemongrass-Coconut Chicken Soup is a perfect showcase for a tutorial on cooking with lemongrass. Black Bean Scallops and Zucchini is cooked in a wok and delicious with Ming's signature 50-50 rice. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Boston, Hour Two"  The episode begins with a visit to the Boston Public Library to explore sketches from the children's book Make Way for Ducklings. ROADSHOW guests bring in a 1950 Selmer alto saxophone, an impressive George Gershwin collection and 1970s Beatles memorabilia valued up to $60,000. Part 2 of 3G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Papua New Guinea"  Trekkers explore New Britain Island, which is inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, with several ancient traditions that survive in today's diverse and complex cultures. They find a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives near where the township of Rabaul was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
9:00 pm 
Heart Mountain: An All American Town   The story of the children who were interned at the WWII Japanese internment camp in bleak, cold Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Now in their 80s, these former prisoners share their memories and photographs. Contains archival government films. D
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Papua New Guinea"  Trekkers explore New Britain Island, which is inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, with several ancient traditions that survive in today's diverse and complex cultures. They find a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives near where the township of Rabaul was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
12:00 am 
Theater Talk  "The Heritage of Broadway"  We look at the history of Broadway and the world of the theater from two different perspectives. First, producer Michael Kantor, discusses his new PBS documentary Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, which examines how Jewish culture and liturgical music helped in the creation of the modern Broadway musical. Also on the program, writer Robert Simonson, and actor Nick Wyman, President of Actors' Equity Association, look back at the first 100 years of the influential performers' union and how it strives to help, not only the situation of individual performers, but also the quality of live theater throughout the country. D
12:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Is The Quantum So Strange?"  To know reality, one must confront the quantum. It is how our world works at the deepest level. What's the quantum? It is bizarre, defying all common sense. D
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun.G
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightenment and Society"  Scientists and social reformers believe that they are finally learning lessons that will bring happiness to peoples throughout the world.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Modern Philosophers"  Freedom of -thought and expression are the great engines that are supposed to bring virtue, happiness and enlightenment to the whole world.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "What's Nano?/Where's Nano?"  Ebony and Jasmine visit laboratories at Harvard University to find examples of nanoscale objects on their quest to "see" a nanometer. Regina, Linda, Harrison, Jared, Lorenz, and Randi wonder what examples of nanoscale science and technology they can find in their everyday lives.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Business Ethics"  Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this episode you will discover what it means for management to lead by example, and how employees must take responsibility for their behavior. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Farming at Greensgrow Farm"  Philadelphia, PA. For some, urban agriculture might seem like a new idea. But for the people at Greensgrow Farm, it's been their work and way of life for over 10 years. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking with the Chef/Cucinando Con Lo Chef"  Award-winning Executive Chef Daniel Bruce takes a day off from his Rowe Wharf Sea Grille restaurant in Boston, to cook vegetarian with Mary Ann nella cucina, where they prepare Daniel's daughter's favorite; Ricotta and Parmesan Cheese Eggplant Rollatini and then Mary Ann's complements is with her classic Italian favorite, Neapolitan Style Stuffed Red Peppers. D
6:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Festive Enchilada Bake"  Host Laura Theodore prepares "Sensational Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole," an easy to prepare, layered casserole that is bursting with flavor. "Guacamole Salsa Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips" starts the meal off with a fun flair while "Fancy Peeled Salad" adds color and crunch. "Marvelous Mango Sorbet" finishes this feast with a frosty flourish. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Eastern Canada"  Our 3,000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America. Though it was the first province discovered by Europeans, it was the last to join Canada in 1949 - a testimony to its independent spirit.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Liquid Assets"  Lots of groundwork today, as Roger helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature, and drilling expert Roger Skillings is drilling for both a new water well and for geothermal wells. Master electrician Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he bends PVC conduit to run the new electrical service underground over hill and dale. D
8:30 am 
Woodturning Workshop  "Preparing Bowl Blanks"  Almost every turner wants to make a bowl, but doesn't know where to start. In this episode Tim takes you through the step by step process .from harvesting a chunk of wood, to coring it, and storing it. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Flower Power; All the Beauty-None of the Chemicals"  The multi-billion dollar flower industry is thriving, albeit in part by toxic pesticides, herbicides and other non-environmentally friendly chemicals. But there's a new niche in towns scattered across America; Grower's raising flowers using all-organic methods. See how they do it and learn why we need more growers just like them. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "The Art of Community in the Garden"  Celebrating shared gardening efforts with tips on how to go about setting up a community garden with your friends and family. A visit to a local organic farm that shares what to look for in a CSA and several unique gardening methods that include trench, weed, cinderblock and pipe gardening; also tips on how easy it is to share some of your own plants with others. D
10:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "The Quilters' Alphabet"  Georgia Bonesteel kicks off her Country to Country Quilt Tour with a visit to Quilt Expo VII in Stratsbourg, France, and a meeting with Martine House. Then, Canuck quilter Carol Goddu shows off her unique applique quilts from Canada. Quilters' Alphabet: A-B (Show Block: Eiffel Tower). D
10:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Maple Valley, Part 2"  Jerry continues to block in this New England landscape with emphasis on establishing a color scheme and composition. Part 2 of 5G
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Foods of Africa"  Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. Chef Leah Chase gives Chef Folse a lesson on making Gumbo Des Herbes, a traditional Holy Thursday dish. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Edible Art"  Inspiration for cake designing comes from all different places. First is a cake used like a canvas and decorated with still life blossoms. Then, Nancy uses a brush to create whimsical butterflies to decorate a Peach Melba cake. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Madeleine Albright/Richard Roth"  In an interview recorded in 2003, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses her career and her memoir Madam Secretary with CNN correspondent Richard Roth. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightenment and Society"  Scientists and social reformers believe that they are finally learning lessons that will bring happiness to peoples throughout the world.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Modern Philosophers"  Freedom of -thought and expression are the great engines that are supposed to bring virtue, happiness and enlightenment to the whole world.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "What's Nano?/Where's Nano?"  Ebony and Jasmine visit laboratories at Harvard University to find examples of nanoscale objects on their quest to "see" a nanometer. Regina, Linda, Harrison, Jared, Lorenz, and Randi wonder what examples of nanoscale science and technology they can find in their everyday lives.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Business Ethics"  Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this episode you will discover what it means for management to lead by example, and how employees must take responsibility for their behavior. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Fistful of Confetti"  It's Neighborhood Record Day, and everyone in town is trying to break silly records. Francine and Jessica are both trying to break the same record - filming the most broken records on record day. When Francine tries to get in Jessica's way by giving her fake tips, The Electric Company works together to lead Jessica to victory. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Zeus on the Loose"  (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Super-Easy Comfort Food"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Classic Mexican Food Battles"  Jump into a Lucha Libre ring and experience the kind of fighting spirit that fuels a great love of Mexican food. These classic recipes provoke heated discussions in Mexico, but are perfectly tasty regardless of which twist on ingredients you prefer. Enchiladas in Red Tomato Sauce; Tampico-Style Steak Combo; Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones). D
7:30 pm 
Christina  "Time to Get Happy"  Not much makes us as happy as food, but can indulgences that tickle our fancy be healthy for us? With luscious cuisine as our inspiration, it surely can, especially when quinoa and tempeh are on the menu. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Liquid Assets"  Lots of groundwork today, as Roger helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature, and drilling expert Roger Skillings is drilling for both a new water well and for geothermal wells. Master electrician Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he bends PVC conduit to run the new electrical service underground over hill and dale. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "San Miguel De Allende, Celebrating in the Heart Of Mexico"  At the annual Fiesta de San Miguel, Joeseph takes part in miles of processions, and enjoys fireworks and dancing. He reserves time to acquaint himself with the history of this UNESCO World Heritage colonial city, which is famous for its artistic soul.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Super-Easy Comfort Food"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Julio Bermejo & Cooking with Spirits"  We all love cooking with wine but how about using spirits? On this week's episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows how as he cooks with tequila. He'll be joined by longtime friend, Julio Bermejo, the tequila master at Tommy's in San Francisco. Looking for inspiration Julio and Ming explore amazing food stalls at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market before heading back to Tommy's to cook on the fly. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Foods of Africa"  Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. Chef Leah Chase gives Chef Folse a lesson on making Gumbo Des Herbes, a traditional Holy Thursday dish. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G
12:00 am 
Global Voices  "Milking The Rhino"  Everyone has seen a nature documentary with a ferocious kill on the Serengeti Plain. Well, here's a different story about villagers navigating the dangers and costs of living with wildlife. After a century of "white man's conservation," the Maasai of Kenya and Namibia's Himba people are vying to share a piece of the eco-tourism pie. D
1:00 am 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Riseup"  "Rise Up: Reggae Underground" follows some up and coming musical voices in Jamaica's music scene. Some will make it, but various reasons that reveal much about the economic struggles and class distinctions in Jamaica, others will not. D
2:00 am 
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots   This film documents and acknowledges the sacrifices and accomplishments of African-American service men and women since the earliest days of the republic. The story spans the Revolution to the Inauguration of Barack Obama and examines why, despite enormous injustice, these heroic men and women fought so valiantly for freedoms they themselves did not enjoy. Part 2 of 2G
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   David O. Russell (Director, "Silver Linings Playbook"). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Mainstream Christian Music - On Sunday February 10, Grammy Awards will be given to the top performers in music, including the genres of Gospel and Contemporary Christian music. Kim Lawton looks at the growth in Christian music, with strong sales and new success in the mainstream charts and interviews leading Christian recording artists--and 2013 Grammy nominees--TobyMac and rapper Lecrae. The Life of Dorothy Day - A radical and an anarchist who was arrested often for her protests against war and injustice, Dorothy Day founded the Catholic Worker movement 80 years ago, in 1933. D
6:00 am 
America In Primetime  "Independent Woman"  Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"); Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown"); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy"); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem ("Nurse Jackie") among others. D
7:00 am 
America In Primetime  "Man of the House"  This episode showcases the evolution of the male character from king of the castle in classic family sitcoms to a more intricate, conflicted figure in modern shows. Interviews include David Chase ("The Sopranos"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"), and Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show").G
8:00 am 
Pioneers of Television  "Superheroes"  "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Mainstream Christian Music - On Sunday February 10, Grammy Awards will be given to the top performers in music, including the genres of Gospel and Contemporary Christian music. Kim Lawton looks at the growth in Christian music, with strong sales and new success in the mainstream charts and interviews leading Christian recording artists--and 2013 Grammy nominees--TobyMac and rapper Lecrae. The Life of Dorothy Day - A radical and an anarchist who was arrested often for her protests against war and injustice, Dorothy Day founded the Catholic Worker movement 80 years ago, in 1933. D
12:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "Independent Woman"  Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"); Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown"); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy"); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem ("Nurse Jackie") among others. D
1:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "Man of the House"  This episode showcases the evolution of the male character from king of the castle in classic family sitcoms to a more intricate, conflicted figure in modern shows. Interviews include David Chase ("The Sopranos"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"), and Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show").G
2:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Superheroes"  "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "Independent Woman"  Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"); Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown"); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy"); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem ("Nurse Jackie") among others. D
6:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "Man of the House"  This episode showcases the evolution of the male character from king of the castle in classic family sitcoms to a more intricate, conflicted figure in modern shows. Interviews include David Chase ("The Sopranos"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"), and Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show").G
7:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Superheroes"  "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "Man of the House"  This episode showcases the evolution of the male character from king of the castle in classic family sitcoms to a more intricate, conflicted figure in modern shows. Interviews include David Chase ("The Sopranos"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"), and Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show").G

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