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3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Es"  Road Test: 2013 Lexus ES. Road Test: 2013 Infiniti JX. Goss' Garage: Underhood & Undercar Gadgets. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   A 200 year old Tennessee farm is home to a very famous pig; An Oregon tulip farm draws a quarter million visitors; California avocado farmers deliver heart healthy recipes. And some fast facts about fiber in your diet. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can We Make It to Mars?"  Astrophysicist, author and director of New York's Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host for this science magazine series. The opening episode looks at whether humans can reach Mars alive, traveling two to three years while facing deadly conditions. The show also looks at innovations for keeping space travelers alive.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 1"  Experts round up two Picasso-designed vases bought in France and a court affidavit submitted to the State of Maine by Jimmy Carter appealing a decision to list his first name on the ballot as James. An ornate saddle the owner used to compete for the title of rodeo queen in Coolidge, Arizona, is valued up to $8,000.G
5:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Host Fiona Bruce rummages in the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW archive to find a selection of some of the more risque items to have appeared on the series. Bruce also pulls the curtain aside to show how a show comes together.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Small Town, U.S.A."  Myron Floren is the host for this show from 1969 that showcases the talents of costumer Rose Weiss and the sets by Chuck Coon. The gang sings the praises of small towns everywhere with "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" and "That Old Gang of Mine." Andra Willis sings "Peace in the Valley."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Do You Tale This Man"  Mrs. Slocombe believes she has found her man, a bouzouki player in a Greek restaurant.G
8:31 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Richard's New Hobby"  Hyacinth abhors people pretending to be superior because "that only makes it so much harder for those of us who really are."G
9:01 pm 
As Time Goes By  "We'll Always Have Paris"  When Lionel and Jean were young, they dreamed of a romantic holiday together in Paris. Now the dream is reality but they find they are not alone in this lovers' paradise.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Pete and Sue are trapped in a foreign airport with three bored children and an increasingly bewildered granddad. Karen grills her dad about al-Qaeda, and security staff grill Ben about the worrying objects in his bag. Ben seeks the Spanish words to ask, "Can I play with your machine gun?" and others wonder about someone letting the kids drink double espressos.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Barter Starter"  Red and Walter use a giant electromagnet to find lost car keys. Then, Red makes an outside elevator out of a phone booth and a hot water heater.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "One of the Boys"  As Roger and Abi's big day is approaching, Roger's mother, Nerys, visits to check out her future daughter-in-law. Ben is pleased that his old college buddy is due momentarily so he won't have to deal with Nerys' visit. But when his friend arrives, Ben finds he has an even bigger adjustment to make.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Impossible Astronaut"  The Doctor returns for new adventure, along with newlyweds Amy and Rory. They receive a secret summons that leads them to the Oval Office in 1969. Enlisting the help of a former FBI agent and the irrepressible River Song, The Doctor promises to assist the President in saving a terrified little girl from a mysterious Space Man.G
11:44 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "Coming to America"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Es"  Road Test: 2013 Lexus ES. Road Test: 2013 Infiniti JX. Goss' Garage: Underhood & Undercar Gadgets. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Rise and Shine Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball discusses the science behind scrambled eggs with science expert Guy Crosby. Then, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Scrambled Eggs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the best toaster ovens in the Equipment Corner. D
4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "The Magical Country of Wales"  When legendary crooner Tom Jones pined for "the green, green grass of home" he was reminiscing about Wales. Rolling pastures, flower-filled fields and hedge lined country roads - a romantic journey into the British Isles. The pristine countryside is ideal for cycling thru quaint hamlets and snuggling up to a fire in one of many lovely B & B's. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Planet of the Apes"  Trekkers visit the last strongholds of several rare and sometimes endangered species of primates.G
6:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Sam Bush"  Virtuoso American bluegrass musician Sam Bush plays mandolin, fiddle and guitar as well as being an accomplished bluegrass vocalist. A founding member of the New Grass Revival, Sam has been called a modern day Bill Monroe. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Fleet Foxes/Joanna Newsom"  Folk meets indie rock with the featured performers. Fleet Foxes draw from the group's latest album, Helplessness Blues. Joanna Newsom follows with her ethereal acid folk.G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration - PBS Arts"  From the music festival located in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, the program includes appearances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra. Featured artists include Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Peter Serkin and James Taylor.G
10:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Sam Bush"  Virtuoso American bluegrass musician Sam Bush plays mandolin, fiddle and guitar as well as being an accomplished bluegrass vocalist. A founding member of the New Grass Revival, Sam has been called a modern day Bill Monroe. D
11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Fleet Foxes/Joanna Newsom"  Folk meets indie rock with the featured performers. Fleet Foxes draw from the group's latest album, Helplessness Blues. Joanna Newsom follows with her ethereal acid folk.G
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel takes you inside America's K-12 classrooms with 5 short documentaries that showcase inspiring and effective teaching practices. Visit a multi-lingual classroom in Los Angeles where students learn to find their voice. See 6th graders on a microscopic safari. D
4:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "Everyday Signs"  The kids share everyday signs for boy, girl, happy, sad, hungry and more. Rachel concludes the episode with the unforgettable "Silly Pizza Song.". D
4:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "Family, Feelings & Fun"  Alex and Leah share signs for family members, feelings and objects found outside. D
5:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Virginia Company: America's Corporate Beginning"  How can primary sources illuminate historical events? This workshop tells the story of Jamestown, a less-than-successful example of America's capitalist beginnings and a colony as a business operation. Drawing on contemporary accounts, workshop participants assume the roles of colonists and shareholders to argue the future of the Virginia Company's settlement at Jamestown.G
6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Alaska"  Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. D
6:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy"  Art treks through an ancient forest, fords an icy river, goes under a glacier and traverses one of the largest ice caps in the world in search of a different view of the South American peak.G
7:00 pm 
Anywhere, Alaska  "Richardson Highway: Roadhouses and Recreation"  Host Heather Taggard leads viewers down the rugged Richardson Highway from Fairbanks, in the heart of Alaska's Interior, to Valdez, the state's coastal oil port. Viewers will sample delicacies at Delta Meat and Sausage and explore Black Rapids Lodge. Next it's off to the Arctic Man competition, one of the world's toughest downhill ski races, and an exciting snowmobile race, all in one. D
7:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Stockholm & Sweden"  Rudy visits a designer hotel and sips cocktails in a lounge built completely of ice. He tours the studios of glass artists and visits a medieval castle.G
8:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Costal Express"  Starting in the Sami territories of the Arctic, Andreas makes reindeer burgers with wild mushrooms, king crab cocktail and Arctic char with lamb-flavored potato gratin, all using produce he finds along the coast. D
8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Graubuenden, Switzerland"  Burt finds out how avalanches are predicted, and takes us for a safe ride on the Bernina Express -one of the world's 10 best train trips. We learn the secrets of yodeling, cross the most dangerous mountain pass in the Alps, walk through the untouched forests of the Swiss National Park and tour St. Moritz-the original Alpine winter resort. D
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears"  Joseph sees beluga whales frolicking in the Churchill River in the summer and the winter polar bear migration to the shores of the Hudson Bay.G
9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland"  Burt rides a balloon over the Alps, visits a museum for wine lovers and a restaurant for food lovers.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Rise and Shine Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball discusses the science behind scrambled eggs with science expert Guy Crosby. Then, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Scrambled Eggs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the best toaster ovens in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Kf Seetoh & Street Hawker Food"  On this special episode of Simply Ming, Ming Tsai tours the famous hawker stalls of Singapore and experiences the myriad of tastes that Singapore street food has to offer. After trying the best of the best, Ming and KF Seetoh make their own version of their favorite street food right in the middle of all the action.on the fly in Singapore. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles, and rambles medieval walls.G
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Campaigning Women: Georgetown University law graduate Sandra Fluke joined President Obama in Colorado reaching out to women on the topic of access to women's health care. The Obama campaign's recent ads calling Gov. Mitt Romney "out of touch" with women's health issues has prompted a new Women for Mitt Coalition. D
3:30 pm 
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4:00 pm 
European Journal  "A Duel for Matterhorn Tourists"  Spain: Growing fury - Spain's government has instituted harsh austerity measures in exchange for aid from its European partners. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is aiming to slash 65 billion euros from the budget - and low-income and middle-class workers are being hit particularly hard. Bulgaria/Greece: Baby trafficking - A black market trade is flourishing on the border of Greece and Bulgaria. D
4:30 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border"  No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week's guest on an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (Check local listings). His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. D
5:52 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know reports from the Pacific Island nation of Palau on its efforts to hold the world's leading industrial powers legally responsible for the environmental damage their greenhouse gas emissions are causing. Anchor Maria Hinojosa interviews Matthew Pawa, an attorney who has litigated similar cases. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Headquarters"  Buckingham Palace's 650 rooms form the nerve center of the British monarchy. It's from here that the queen directs the business of the royal family, entertains heads of state and conducts her private life. "Headquarters" goes beyond the palace gates for a rare glimpse inside. D
9:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Head of State"  For the dramatic ritual that opens Parliament, the queen's coachmen don full livery, and two of her horse-drawn carriages parade through the streets. One holds the queen the other carries the crown jewels. "Head of State" leads viewers through the elaborate state opening of Parliament from the secret removal of the crown jewels from their Tower of London vault to the moment when the House of Commons slams the door in the face of the queen's representative to the eventual conclusion when the rowdy Commons stand before their queen. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border"  No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week's guest on an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (Check local listings). His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. D
10:52 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D
11:00 pm 
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11:30 pm 
11:54 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D

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