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8:30 am 
This American Land  "Alaska's Offshore Oil, Native Inupiats, Gulf Spill Impact"  The story of Martin's blood phobia is spreading through the village. Meanwhile, he gets an urgent call that Bert has had an accident at the pub and is bleeding profusely.G

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D

9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad"  Tracks Ahead goes to Ohio to take a close look at a modern freight line that has its roots in the past; visit a large public layout in northern Georgia; ride the rails to visit a logging museum in Wisconsin; and visit with a photographer who plies his trade late at night. D

10:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "The Fray"  On an early Autumn night, the Angel Orensanz Center, a magnificent landmark in the heart of New York City's Lower East Side, hosted a stunning performance by multi-platinum rockers The Fray. The Denver-based band played 15 songs, a mix of such fan favorites as the Top 10 hits "How to Save a Life," "Over My Head" and "You Found Me," alongside new material from the forthcoming album "Scars and Stories, " including the current hit single, "Heartbeat." The show marked the first time some of these songs were ever played on stage, and concluded with a powerful version of the brand-new ballad "Be Still," performed solo at the piano by singer Isaac Slade. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Goodbye Pacifier"  Curly Bear is unsure about giving up her binky, so Elmo tries to help. He remembers when he had a binky and how hard it was for him to say goodbye to it too. The first thing he tried was putting all his binkies in a box for Leela to give to her sister's new baby, but he missed his binkies so much that he searched around his room and found another one. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Earthquake/Nursery Car"  Mom takes the kids on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert, where they meet a distant relative of Tank's, an early Ceratopsian named Penelope Protoceratops. The Conductor points out that Penelope lives in a part of the world that gets a lot of earthquakes, and sure enough, the kids experience their first quake with Penelope. Mom and the Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what to do in an earthquake, so everyone does fine. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Gingerbread Boy"  Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked? Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Dress Up Day/Bathtime"  Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. D

1:30 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

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Playful Dolphin"  Wyland connects science and art together using composition and perspective.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Sammy Cahn's "Time After Time" and the signature lick from Glen Miller's "In The Mood." Featured guests include Dave Powers, Bobby Floyd and Dave Lowe. D

3:00 pm 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road, stopping to help farmers in the field, examining streams for hydroelectric possibilities or engaging in an impromptu tree-chopping contest. INTO THE WILD: EDISON, FORD & FRIENDS features excerpts from the journals and letters of Burroughs and Firestone as well as interviews with historians and biographers. D

3:30 pm 
Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve   On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the saw grass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. This film tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that inspires deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the world's last great wild places.G

4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
Nature  "The White Lions"  Deprived of protective coloring on Africa's grasslands, the rare white lions born there seldom live to maturity. In South Africa's Kruger National Park, two white sister cubs seem to be beating the odds as cameras follow their family group consisting of their mother, aunt and the aunt's cubs. The two adult females must be extra vigilant and wily to raise their offspring without a male to protect them.G

6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Creatures of the Black Lagoon"  The Costa Rican rainforest, known as Corcovada, is a complex and fragile ecosystem at the mercy of the world's weather. Native home to toucans and macaws, Corcovada is also the refuge of one of the world's rarest and least known animals: the white-lipped peccary.G

7:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Great Basin"  Unspoiled and uncrowded, Great Basin is Nevada's only national park. Hike with us to the ridge of Wheeler Peak to see the only glacier in the southern United States. Visit a bristlecone pine forest, home to some of the world's oldest trees, explore caves, fish for Bonneville cutthroat trout and learn about fossil digging for trilobites!. D

7:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "California Migration"  Explore the natural phenomenon of migration along the central coast of California as we view migratory birds, visit groves of monarch butterflies and observe elephant seals preparing for the mating season. Learn about the comeback of the California condor and visit an ancient redwood forest. The seafood here is world famous. D

8:00 pm 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road, stopping to help farmers in the field, examining streams for hydroelectric possibilities or engaging in an impromptu tree-chopping contest. INTO THE WILD: EDISON, FORD & FRIENDS features excerpts from the journals and letters of Burroughs and Firestone as well as interviews with historians and biographers. D

8:30 pm 
Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve   On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the saw grass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. This film tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that inspires deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the world's last great wild places.G

9:00 pm 
America's Wildest Refuge   Tucked into a remote corner of Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a place where wilderness is experienced on an epic scale. From forested lowlands in the south to the towering mountains of the Brooks Range and north to the coastal plains, this is where we can go back in time to see how the earth was before modern civilization. With sweeping views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, its wildlife, and interviews with those that know it best, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this corner of Alaska. D

10:00 pm 
Nature  "The White Lions"  Deprived of protective coloring on Africa's grasslands, the rare white lions born there seldom live to maturity. In South Africa's Kruger National Park, two white sister cubs seem to be beating the odds as cameras follow their family group consisting of their mother, aunt and the aunt's cubs. The two adult females must be extra vigilant and wily to raise their offspring without a male to protect them.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Creatures of the Black Lagoon"  The Costa Rican rainforest, known as Corcovada, is a complex and fragile ecosystem at the mercy of the world's weather. Native home to toucans and macaws, Corcovada is also the refuge of one of the world's rarest and least known animals: the white-lipped peccary.G

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