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July 11, 2012
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1:00 am 
Botany of Desire   Based on Michael Pollan's best-selling book, this special embarks on an exploration of the human relationship with the plant world as seen from the plants' point of view. Frances McDormand narrates this program that shows how four familiar species - the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato - evolved to satisfy human yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control. The program visits Idaho to discuss the commercial growth of the potato, which was originally domesticated in Peru more than 8,000 years ago.G
3:00 am 
Riverwebs   RIVERWEBS takes a close look at an international group of river ecologists who share a story of tragedy, growth, and recovery. Across Eastern and Western cultures, this unlikely circle of friends shows us a very human side of science, while demonstrating how the process of discovery works. The inspiring lives and experiences of these scientists build a rich story of hope and interconnectedness, while providing a personal window through which to view rivers, ecology, and conservation. D
4:00 am 
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
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Labor and Management"  The effects of labor unions are discussed with examples from the ILGWU, the New York Herald Tribune, and the UAW. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
French In Action  "What Variety!"  Our five travelers are discussing where to go and what to see in France. Sparks begin to fly between the right-wing Hubert and the radical Jean-Michel.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Strengthen Hips & Core"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed"  "Clothes Don't Make the Dog"--T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him. "Short-Changed"--When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T."  To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing. S.W.E. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George Buys A Kite/Train of Light"  Curious George Buys a Kite - After a gust of wind destroys their kite, George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store. Luckily, Bill & George's Excellent Job Service finds enough work to keep their weekend schedule filled with money making chores--until rain prevents the duo from completing their outdoor tasks. Can their precise schedule be rearranged to do the inside chores while it's raining and complete the outdoor tasks when it's sunny or will Bill and George's Excellent Job Service go out of business? Train of Light - During a trip to Mabel's Department Store, George helps wrap presents, watches himself on TV, rides the escalator, and becomes fascinated by a lamp that casts a shadow of a moving train onto the wall. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Tortoise and the Hare"  On your mark, get set...wait! Princess Pea and Red are in a potato sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go! The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare, and help these friends as they head to the finish line. Will slow and steady win this race, could fast be more fun, or will our fairytale friends learn a completely different lesson?G
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Hornucopia"  Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Grandma's Glasses"  Sid tries on Grandma's glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma's glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "All Kinds of Weather"  Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Dream Big and That's What A Mommy Is"  Dream Big: As he watches birds fly overhead, Riff begins to daydream of flying. He decides to build his very own rocket ship and fly to Mars. The flight is not exactly a success, but Barney encourages him to never give up on his dream. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Slow Down!"  Wonky Whistle - Thomas is getting his whistle fixed at the Steam Works before he delivers animals to the Sodor Country Fair. He rushes out of the Steam Works before his whistle is fixed properly and it starts to make a strange sound. Thomas collects ducks, Katy the sheep dog and Farmer McColl's prize cow to take them to the fair. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George Buys A Kite/Train of Light"  Curious George Buys a Kite - After a gust of wind destroys their kite, George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store. Luckily, Bill & George's Excellent Job Service finds enough work to keep their weekend schedule filled with money making chores--until rain prevents the duo from completing their outdoor tasks. Can their precise schedule be rearranged to do the inside chores while it's raining and complete the outdoor tasks when it's sunny or will Bill and George's Excellent Job Service go out of business? Train of Light - During a trip to Mabel's Department Store, George helps wrap presents, watches himself on TV, rides the escalator, and becomes fascinated by a lamp that casts a shadow of a moving train onto the wall. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity"  HAVE SNOB, WILL TRAVEL - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Gearing Up for Getting Ruff's Goat"  All of the Cat Grooming shows are competing with Ruff's ratings and he's desperate to find the mythical Helmet of Victory that will reverse his fortunes. Uncle MacRuffmantosh calls with news that he thinks he's located the Helmet on a faraway mountaintop, so Ruff plans to ride his trusty tricycle up the mountain to retrieve the prize. (Unfortunately, the tricycle doesn't work so well on mountainous slopes. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Federal Reserve policymakers are disappointed with growth, we dissect the latest peek inside thinking at the Federal Reserve. 2nd Quarter Outlook: China's slowing growth is making investors worried about how it will affect the U.S. The Eurasia Group's David Gordon talks about what he thinks are the biggest global risks for the rest of the year. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: City of Bears"  Washington ecologist Chris Morgan spends a year with Alaskan bears and a camera crew, traveling 3,000 miles on his specially-equipped motorcycle, beginning near Anchorage in June. Morgan, originally from England, sets up a wilderness camp with a cinematographer, alongside the world's largest concentration of grizzlies. He tracks the bears' progress as they feast and re-establish social dynamics, and observes battles among males and tender moments between moms and cubs. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - What Is Space?"  From the passenger seat of a New York taxi cab driving near the speed of light to a pool hall where billiard tables do fantastical things, Brian Greene reveals space as a dynamic fabric that can stretch, twist, warp and ripple under the influence of gravity. He shows that space, far from being empty, is filled with deep mysteries. Part 1 of 4G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Elegant Universe: Einstein's Dream"  In this 2003 miniseries, theoretical physicist Brian Greene leads this trip through general relativity, which successfully describes big things like galaxies, and quantum mechanics. The series is based on Greene's best-selling book of the same name. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Ashes to Ashes   Jim Keats has almost finished his report on Gene and his team, but he is still pushing Alex to find out what really happened to Sam Tyler. A disturbance at an illegal drinking den turns into a murder investigation and leads into a world of illegal immigration and terrorism.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Global Spirit (Expired)  "Forgiveness and Healing"  Most world religions and wisdom traditions include teachings on the nature of forgiveness. This episode of Global Spirit explores forgiveness and healing on a personal and societal level. The program features author and psychotherapist Dr. Ed Tick and his wife Kate Dahlstedt taking a group of PTSD traumatized Vietnam War vets back to the land where they fought and killed, to help them learn the art of "forgiveness of the self". D
2:00 am 
Frontline  "Endgame: AIDS In Black America"  Thirty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus among gay white men, nearly half the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. FRONTLINE explores this urgent, preventable health crisis, tracing the history of the epidemic through experiences of individuals who tell their own stories.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary"  Mary Mary Quite Contrary walks along Sesame Street and dumps a pile of dirt outside Oscar's trashcan. Gordon explains that she can not leave the dirt, she is making a mess! Mary Mary insists that she is going to grow a garden with silver bells and cockle shells. Gordon tries to tell her that silver bells and cockleshells aren't alive. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "What's That Smell?"  Sid wakes up to his favorite smell in the world, pancakes. But the yummy scent is quickly taken over by a different smell when baby brother Zeke and his stinky diaper enter Sid's room. At school, Sid learns how smells travel through the air and arrive inside the nose. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Elvis Costello/The Band of Heathens"  Songwriter/performer Elvis Costello returns to the stage to showcase songs from his latest, Americana-influenced recording, Secret, Profane and Sugarcane. Austin's rootsy songwriting collective the Band of Heathens follows.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.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  "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert"  Utah's San Rafael Swell is one of the most remote and least-visited wonders of the desert southwest. Host David Yetman and his brother, Geologist Dick Yetman, camp out and explore the geology and vegetation of this intimidating stretch of desert. They also trek through Utah's Little Grand Canyon to see the pictographs and petroglyphs that were created thousands of years ago. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Gnocchi with Crab and Truffle and Char-grilled Redfish with Corn and Ginger Salad. D
9:00 am 
America's Heartland   A Virginia cattle rancher takes new environmental directions to protect rural waterways. Rice farmers in Louisiana answer the call for humanitarian aid at home and abroad. California citrus growers develop new markets for a unique kind of fruit. D
9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Common, Yet Tasty"  Andreas travels to northern Norway and Bodo, where despite the variety of fish, the locals' favorite remains the modest pollock. Andreas finds out why and then makes seared pollock with onion jam, lingonberries and asparagus, homemade fish fingers with remoulade sauce and pollock gratin. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summertime Supper Fare"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Charcoal-Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite summertime kitchen gadgets. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Foolproof Grilled Tuna steaks. D
10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Color Our World"  If it "colors our world," Matt and Shari are talking about it today. Shari discusses the basics of color theory to help you in selecting color for your home interior. Then, Matt and Shari discuss paint basics along with tips and tricks for painting. D
11:00 am 
Front Row Center  "The Beach Boys: Doing It Again"  The legendary group reunites to celebrate their 50th anniversary (2012) with a look back at their career featuring never-before-seen archival concert footage, performances from their anniversary tour plus the recording of their new album That's Why God Made The Radio. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Hornucopia"  Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Jack and the Beanstalk"  Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day.G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Draco"  While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho: The Whitewater State"  Cameras catch the excitement of Idaho's rivers, world famous for prime whitewater adventures. The program travels rivers throughout the state, meets river outfitters, and features archival footage of 70 years of whitewater challenge.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Dictionary of American Regional English"  Did you know that there are at least 174 different words to describe the dust that collect under your bed? Many call them dust bunnies but others label them house moss, cussywop, woofinpoofs even ghost manure. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Joan Houston Hall, the Chief Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English, about the unique twists and turns of the American language.G
4:00 pm 
The Artist Toolbox  "Tom Skerritt"  Join the handsome Emmy Award-winning actor Tom Skerritt in his Seattle home and walk with him and The Artist Toolbox host John Jacobsen to Tom's daily stop at his favorite Seattle coffee house. Skerritt has been a presence in American film and television for over half a century, starting his career with Robert Redford and Robert Altman. Audiences have come to recognize Skerritt as 'that rugged outdoors type' in everything from his lead roles in such iconic films as "MASH," "Top Gun," "Steel Magnolias" and "Alien," as well as TV classics like "Picket Fences" and "Cheers" to the popular series of "Guess?" ads in which he was featured. D
4:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Rocky Mountain Adventures"  This episode brings Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar to Denver, Colorado on his three-episode journey to learn more about this year's Grammy nominees, Road to a GRAMMY. Jacob meet with banjo virtuoso and multiple GRAMMY nominee Bela Fleck, then visits the workshop where the GRAMMY statuettes are lovingly hand-crafted. He follows Bela Fleck from a banjo master class to a concert at one of Denver's top venues. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Land Girls   After a farm accident, Connie challenges Vernon to a farmers-versus-land-girls competition. At the military hospital, Joyce worries about her husband's recovery.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Ring Out Your Dead, Part 1"  In Midsomer Wellow, the church bell-ringers are being murdered one by one. In hopes of winning a national striking competition, the determined bell group continues with rehearsals. As each is murdered, the killer leaves a line from a nursery rhyme by the body. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Inspector Lewis, Series V: The Soul of Genius"  Botanist Liv Nash accidentally digs up the body of the recently buried Murray Hawes, setting Lewis and Hathaway off on a seemingly impossible quest. Murray was a man possessed about "solving" an impossible riddle by Lewis Carroll, but is this dangerous enough to get him killed?G
9:30 pm 
New Tricks   The 1984 murder of a peace campaigner at a NATO base takes the UCOS team back to a time of conspiracy, paranoia and police hatred.G
10:30 pm 
MI-5   With traces of radioactive material found at Heathrow Airport, Section D seeks to ensnare a known anarchist believed to be making a dirty bomb in London and possibly connected to a cell planning to attack a financial company that made millions from a nuclear disaster. Meanwhile, Ruth is offered an intriguing promotion.G
11:30 pm 
Land Girls   After a farm accident, Connie challenges Vernon to a farmers-versus-land-girls competition. At the military hospital, Joyce worries about her husband's recovery.G
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment IV"  At Fouquet's on the Champs-Elysees, Mireille and Robert, joined by Hubert and Jean-Pierre, talk about theatre in Paris. And the man in black is seen behaving strangely again.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment V"  Our four characters are discussing entertainment while the man in black sends signals in Morse Code with his eyes. Jean- Pierre argues the merits of the circus, and a strange nun replaces the strange man.G
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of Rome"  A small city in central Italy builds an empire that will shape the whole of the Western tradition.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Roman Empire"  Building an empire, Rome begins to destroy its own greatness.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Self"  Explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self identity and self-esteem, social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Testing and Intelligence"  Focuses on the field of psychological assessment and the efforts of psychologists and other professionals to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Show Ponies Part II"  Veronica uses her influence to become a member of the Saddle Club Singers. The girls set out to mend the rift in the relationship between Doroth#e and her horse. Part 2 of 2G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Edible Schoolyard - Using The Garden As The Classroom"  Berkeley, CA. - The Edible Schoolyard is a shining example of how a garden can be used as an outdoor classroom, utilizing all of the children's senses to bring book-learning to life. This public middle school classroom uses a natural setting to teach every aspect of its core curriculum (math, science, language arts, social studies, nutrition awareness, etc. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
6:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Walter Pisano, Grilled Steak"  Chef Stellino creates Grilled Steak with Tomato Infused Marinade and Tomato Buttata and Arrugola Salad. Chef Walter Pisano of Tulio Ristorante in Seattle shares his recipe for Truffle Salted Salmon and Bitter Green Salad. D
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Appetizers for Dinner"  It's Super Bowl time, and for the big game try appetizers - simple foods you can eat with your hands. Sara's got Chorizo Chicken Wings with a secret ingredient - guys will love 'em! Asian-Style Pork Sliders combine juicy pork with the cool crunch of fresh veggies. Beer Batter Shrimp is super crispy yet light and marries well with a zesty Asian dipping sauce. D
7:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Mongolia: Mountain to Steppe"  Known for its arid steppes, skilled nomadic horsemen and Genghis Khan, a visit to Mongolia feels like a trip back in time. At the annual Naadam Festival, contestants vie to be the victor in the centuries-old pursuits of wrestling, archery and horseracing. In episode twelve, Art Wolfe pursues prehistoric wild horses as they roam the steppe; rides in the mountains with a Kazakh tribesman who hunts with golden eagles; and catches up with nomadic reindeer herders at their summer camp near the Siberian border. D
7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Voices from the Desert"  Host Jacob Edgar travels to Israel to attend a once-in-a-lifetime concert of The Idan Raichel Project at the foot of the magnificent "Solomon's Pillars", a natural rock formation in the Negev Desert near the Red Sea resort city of Eilat. Idan Raichel, an internationally renowned star of the Israeli music scene, serves as his guide. At the technical rehearsals and sound check for the desert concert, Jacob meets the artists featured on stage. D
8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground"  General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Blanket Chest"  The blanket chest has been around since the Pilgrims came to Massachusetts in the 1600s. In this episode, Tommy builds one that demonstrates basic frame construction, and mortise and tenon joinery. And, he shares his techniques for carving, a special feature of the box that is dramatic, yet simple.G
9:00 am 
GardenSMART   We have all looked at a beautiful garden and thought, "I can't do that." Learn to turn "cannot" into "can do." Building a garden is a progression. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wedding"  Guest chef Snow serves leg of lamb, gourmet grilled cheese and a plum and almond cobbler. Projects include a simple wedding itinerary and a wrap-around twig vase.G
10:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Jewels of the Garden, Part II"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate needle turn applique as well as paper piecing a unique block. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Sunflower Bowl"  Donna turns a plain wooden bowl into decorative artwork accented with yellow sunflowers and lime leaves. She paints sunflowers on fabric wallhangings.G
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom  "Gota Kanal: The Crayfish Party"  In Sweden's second largest city, Tina reveals the importance of shrimp and cod to the city and she prepares a variety of seafood dishes.G
11:30 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Jean-Denis Rieubland, Nice, France"  Ashley James travels to Nice, the gateway to the French Riviera and one of the best places to sample typical French fare. He visits the kitchen of Jean-Denis Rieubland at Le Chantecler, a One-Star Michelin restaurant in the luxurious Hotel Negresco. Chef Rieubland does not fail to impress as he chooses the best produce and fish from the Cannes market to create his dishes. D
12:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Introducing Arts Education"  This program includes three segments: What Is Arts Education? (14 minutes) shows a montage of insights from teachers and administrators, plus examples of successful arts instruction in classrooms across America. What Are the Arts? (5 minutes) presents teachers, administrators, students, and parents who offer thoughtful and sometimes humorous comments on what the arts mean to them. In How Do You Know They. D
12:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Expanding The Role of the Arts Specialist"  Three arts teachers work with colleagues around their schools, using collaborative techniques that go beyond the traditional work of arts specialists. Kathy DeJean is a dance artist at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans; Mary Perkerson is the visual art teacher at Harmony Leland Elementary School in Mableton, Georgia; and Amanda Newberry is the theatre specialist at Lusher. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment IV"  At Fouquet's on the Champs-Elysees, Mireille and Robert, joined by Hubert and Jean-Pierre, talk about theatre in Paris. And the man in black is seen behaving strangely again.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment V"  Our four characters are discussing entertainment while the man in black sends signals in Morse Code with his eyes. Jean- Pierre argues the merits of the circus, and a strange nun replaces the strange man.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of Rome"  A small city in central Italy builds an empire that will shape the whole of the Western tradition.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Roman Empire"  Building an empire, Rome begins to destroy its own greatness.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Self"  Explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self identity and self-esteem, social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Testing and Intelligence"  Focuses on the field of psychological assessment and the efforts of psychologists and other professionals to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Show Ponies Part II"  Veronica uses her influence to become a member of the Saddle Club Singers. The girls set out to mend the rift in the relationship between Doroth#e and her horse. Part 2 of 2G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "The Chemistry of Cakes"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect lemon Pudding cake with a custardy filling. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing hand mixers. then, Erin McMurrer reveals the seven steps to making foolproof angel Food cake at home, and finally, Adam uncovers the test kitchen's pick for a tube pan. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Louisiana Tribute"  This show explores the state's culinary traditions with grill-top shrimp boil, Cajun tuna pip#rade and fire-licked sushi-grade tuna steaks.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "I'm Inspired"  Joanne is often asked where her inspirations come from and begins by composing an inspired salad with roasted beets, and then gives her student Charlie some pointers for making honey glazed pork chops and a roasted squash puree. Recipes: Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beet, Grapefruit and Pecans, Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Orange and Cardamom, and a Roasted Squash and Ginger Puree. Student: Charlie Baldwin, City Gardener. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground"  General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Vermont"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman visits the Mountain Top Inn outside of Killington to explore the area's Green Mountains trails and learn the art of driving with two large Clydesdales. At the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm, Darley experiences the smooth gaits of the Icelandic horse on a multi-day inn-to-inn ride through meadows, woods and old farm lands in the Mad River Valley. Next, Darley visits the University of Vermont's Morgan Horse Farm to learn about Vermont's state animal and UVM's historic breeding program, which dates back to 1878. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "The Chemistry of Cakes"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect lemon Pudding cake with a custardy filling. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing hand mixers. then, Erin McMurrer reveals the seven steps to making foolproof angel Food cake at home, and finally, Adam uncovers the test kitchen's pick for a tube pan. D
10:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Sukhothai, The 1st Ancient Capital of Thailand"  Thailand's most famous soup, Tom Yum Goong (Hot & Sour Shrimp soup), and Ginger Chicken are made.G
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Convent Food"  Aren't convents supposed to be austere, dull places? In Mexico, everything's a little more colorful - including the food of Catholic nuns. Delicious, labor-intensive mole is probably the most well-known food to come out of the convents, but Pati will explore some easier, but just as tasty recipes, including: Picadillo Empanadas of the Immaculate Conception; White Rice and Poblano Rajas Casserole; Almond and Porto Cake. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Rajiv Chandrasekaran (Washington Post)/Elijah Wood (actor). D
3:00 am 
Rock Prophecies   Featuring unexpected turns and transcendent performances, ROCK PROPHECIES goes behind the ropes and beyond the green rooms to view rock 'n' roll through the eyes of prolific photographer Robert M. Knight. He launched his 40-year career in 1968 with a line-up of now-legendary guitar heroes - Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin - as his first subjects, and went on to capture images of some of the greatest figures in rock 'n' roll history. During the documentary, many of Knight's subjects (also friends) share their thoughts about the photographer in exclusive, illuminating interviews, including Jeff Beck, Slash, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, ZZ Top, Robert Cray, Carlos Santana, Def Leppard and many others. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Glenn Frey (musician) Part 1. D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
POV  "The City Dark"  Filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers the bright lights wash out the stars in the night sky. He embarks on an odyssey to America's brightest and darkest corners. He talks with astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists about what is lost in the glare of city lights, blending a humorous searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky.G
7:00 am 
Frontline  "Endgame: AIDS In Black America"  Thirty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus among gay white men, nearly half the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. FRONTLINE explores this urgent, preventable health crisis, tracing the history of the epidemic through experiences of individuals who tell their own stories.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho: The Whitewater State"  Cameras catch the excitement of Idaho's rivers, world famous for prime whitewater adventures. The program travels rivers throughout the state, meets river outfitters, and features archival footage of 70 years of whitewater challenge.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Dictionary of American Regional English"  Did you know that there are at least 174 different words to describe the dust that collect under your bed? Many call them dust bunnies but others label them house moss, cussywop, woofinpoofs even ghost manure. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Joan Houston Hall, the Chief Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English, about the unique twists and turns of the American language.G
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
POV  "The City Dark"  Filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers the bright lights wash out the stars in the night sky. He embarks on an odyssey to America's brightest and darkest corners. He talks with astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists about what is lost in the glare of city lights, blending a humorous searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky.G
1:00 pm 
Frontline  "Endgame: AIDS In Black America"  Thirty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus among gay white men, nearly half the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. FRONTLINE explores this urgent, preventable health crisis, tracing the history of the epidemic through experiences of individuals who tell their own stories.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
POV  "The City Dark"  Filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers the bright lights wash out the stars in the night sky. He embarks on an odyssey to America's brightest and darkest corners. He talks with astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists about what is lost in the glare of city lights, blending a humorous searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "Endgame: AIDS In Black America"  Thirty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus among gay white men, nearly half the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. FRONTLINE explores this urgent, preventable health crisis, tracing the history of the epidemic through experiences of individuals who tell their own stories.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Endgame: AIDS In Black America"  Thirty years after the discovery of the AIDS virus among gay white men, nearly half the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. FRONTLINE explores this urgent, preventable health crisis, tracing the history of the epidemic through experiences of individuals who tell their own stories.G

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