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5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Vintage San Francisco"  NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend  "Au Pairs Seek Workers' Rights"  Thousands of foreign workers, mostly college-aged women, are admitted each year to the U.S. as cultural exchange participants through the J-1 visa program, often to work as live-in domestic employees also known as au pairs. Now, a class-action lawsuit lodged by 90,000 current and former au pairs is alleging that sponsor agencies are keeping their wages artificially low, and that they have turned the au pair program into a source for cheap child care in America. D
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Bulgaria"  Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. Rick traces the country's complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments. And he enjoys an intimate taste of contemporary culture: the yellow brick road of Sofia; the gregarious craftspeople of the medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo; and the thriving pedestrian zones of cosmopolitan Plovdiv. D
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Can't Help Singing (1966)"  This program from 1966 is filled with memorable melodies. Natalie Nevins and Jimmy Roberts "Cuddle Up A Little Closer", JoAnn Castle plays a rousing "Bill Bailey", and Norma "Can't Help Singing". Myron Floren's expertise is on display in the "Spanish Samba" and violinist Joe Livoti plays the haunting "Intermezzo". D
8:00 pm 
Still Open All Hours  "S4 E2"  Mr. Newbold has decided to barricade his house against Mrs. Featherstone, but Granville is sure he wouldn't be so keen to avoid her if he knew all about her hidden exotic past. Meanwhile, a lycra-clad Eric and Cyril push the envelope of masculinity on their new tandem, Mavis takes Granville up on his offer of a tour of his Victorian cheese-slicer collection, and Leroy tries to make the most of having to dress up as a banana for business reasons.G
8:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Change Is As Good As A Rest"  Mr. Grace plays musical chairs with the departments. Ladies' and Gentle-mens' Wear find themselves in the toy department.G
9:01 pm 
After You've Gone  "Let's Get Quizzical"  When Jimmy loses the weekly pub quiz for the millionth time, he asks Diana to become a partner. They win because Diana browbeats Bobby into conceding her a point. At home, she discovers she was wrong and is determined to return the prize money.G
9:31 pm 
Moone Boy   Martin decides to become an altar boy and is indoctrinated into a group of very cool and very corrupt young Catholics. As he rises through the ranks he discovers that the leader of them all is the earnest, keyboard-playing Dessie. And when his sister Fidelma falls for the corrupt young Don, Martin must face a decision.G
10:00 pm 
The Tunnel: Vengeance  "S3 E6"  Karl and Elise face a tense and gripping showdown with the Pied Piper. There is also closure at last for Charlie Moreau, as Karl and Olivier uncover the truth about his abduction. D
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Classic: W Hartnell Movies  "The Romans"  The year is 64 AD and the Doctor and his friends take a holiday staying in a villa near Rome, but Barbara is sold as a slave and Ian is forced to fight in the arena as a gladiator.G
5:00 pm 
Front and Center  "Beth Hart"  Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Beth Hart treats fans to an intimate performance at New York's Iridium performing some material from her latest album, Fire On the Floor, including "Jazz Man," "Let's Get Together," and "Fat Man.". D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Angelique Kidjo"  Revel in the high-energy performance of African singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo. The Grammy-winning Benin native and her four-piece band raise the roof with songs from her recent LP, Eve. D
7:00 pm 
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival  "Jeff Johnston & Friends"  Jeff Johnston is a Canadian based composer of music for film and media. With musical beginnings as a jazz pianist and recording artist his works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity. Chuck Berg of Jazz Times Magazine wrote "This is music that while at the contemporary cutting edge, is both immediately and immensely satisfying. D
8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Chicago Voices"  Celebrate Chicago's vibrant music culture with performances by Renee Fleming, Broadway's Jessie Mueller, rap artist Lupe Fiasco, folk legend John Prine, pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams and world-renowned tenor Matthew Polezani. D
9:00 pm 
Front and Center  "Beth Hart"  Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Beth Hart treats fans to an intimate performance at New York's Iridium performing some material from her latest album, Fire On the Floor, including "Jazz Man," "Let's Get Together," and "Fat Man.". D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Angelique Kidjo"  Revel in the high-energy performance of African singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo. The Grammy-winning Benin native and her four-piece band raise the roof with songs from her recent LP, Eve. D
11:00 pm 
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival  "Jeff Johnston & Friends"  Jeff Johnston is a Canadian based composer of music for film and media. With musical beginnings as a jazz pianist and recording artist his works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity. Chuck Berg of Jazz Times Magazine wrote "This is music that while at the contemporary cutting edge, is both immediately and immensely satisfying. D
5:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
5:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "A Taste of Winter"  In preparation for a hike, Tina packs a lunch made of grilled flatbread, cabbage salad and smoked salmon. After a day of winter activities, Tina prepares a soup with meatballs and a chocolate dessert. D
6:00 pm 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Winter in the Caldera: January in the Yellowstone Hotspot"  Winter access is limited into the national park, and visitors and wildlife are challenged by deep snow and fierce cold, which transforms the landscape.G
6:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy"  Wolfe 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 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Stockholm & Sweden"  Sweden is a natural-born beauty, winning us over with luxuriant landscapes and sleek Scandinavian style. We cruise through Stockholm' s sun-dappled archipelago, visit a designer hotel and sip cocktails in the trendy Ice Bar (a lounge built completely of ice!). We stroll through the Karl Milles sculpture garden, and admire the world's best-preserved 17th century warship, the Vasa. D
7:30 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
8:00 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Winter Mountain"  In this painting, Bob Ross' icy blue mountains capture the mood of a cold winter's day. D
8:30 pm 
Weekends With Yankee  "Winter In New England"  Winter in New England is a season of sparkling snow, deep-blue skies, sleigh rides, skiing, and vibrant cities where you can escape the cold for indoor delights. This week on Weekends with Yankee, we slide along the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh in beautiful Jackson, New Hampshire. Then we're off to Boston for a food lover's tour with one of the country's top chefs, Barbara Lynch. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Ultimate Italian"  Test cook Dan Souza makes host Bridget Lancaster an Italian classic-porchetta. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of ricotta. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews wine coolers, and test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to parmesan farrotto. D
9:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "The Compost Pedallers (Austin, TX)"  Using the clean energy of pedal power, this small, eco-minded company, The Compost Pedallers, will bike to your door, pick up your weekly collection of compost ingredients, and haul it off to a nearby farm to do the dirty work for you. It's a winning recipe and a growing business model that's as green as it. D
10:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In The Fire"  The first "grills" possessed neither grates nor burners. The grilling was done right in the embers. The march towards barbecue enlightenment hasn't completely eliminated this primal method of grilling. D
10:30 pm 
Islands Without Cars  "France's Isle of Porquerolles"  Hesser visits the island of Porquerolles. Just 20 minutes by boat from France's famed Cote d'Azur, the island is dotted with five small ranges of hills, lined with cliffs and beaches and is renowned for the best weather in France with 275 sunny days per year.G
11:00 pm 
iQ: smartparent  "The Family Fun Guide"  On this episode of iQ: smartparent, discover family past times that do double-duty: they're fun and educational. Experts from Adventure Outdoors and the after-school program Brashear Kids demonstrate how to turn an ordinary scavenger hunt into a high-tech adventure with the hot new hobby called geocaching and they show how geocaching and GPS technology can be used in the classroom to support STEM learning. Two young people from Brashear Kids provide a demonstration of geocaching in the studio. D
11:30 pm 
iQ: smartparent  "Celebrating Different Learning Styles"  In this episode of iQ: smartparent, experts reveal strategies to help children who have atypical learning styles. The focus is on appreciating each child's distinctive learning style and experts explain learning strategies to capitalize on a child's unique strengths. Child psychologist John Carosso explains the term "neurodiversity" and the movement, led nationally by the Autism community, to end stigmas and limitations that come with a diagnosis of a learning disability. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "War of the Weeds"  Like it or not, we are fighting a war that may not be winnable. Invaders with strange sounding names -- rush skeletonweed, Eurasian water milfoil, leafy spurge, spotted knapweed -- are costing Americans billions of dollars each year, and the end is nowhere in sight. These invasive species will change the way we work and play in the outdoors.G
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Creating "Game of Thrones," Part Two"  Continuation of an interview with "Game of Thrones" co-creators and lead writers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference.G
6:00 pm 
Soundbreaking  "Going Electric"  From the electric guitar to synthesized music, learn how innovators used electricity to unleash new sounds. Evaluate the power of technology to continuously redefine music, from Delta blues to the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder and Devo. Part 4 of 8G
7:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Children of the Arctic"  Children of the Arctic is a year-in-the-life portrait of Native Alaskan teenagers coming of age in Barrow, Alaska - the northern-most community of the United States. For these teenagers growing up has become a little more complicated than it was for their ancestors who originally named this place "Ukpiagvik" ("where we hunt snowy owls"). They are the twenty-first century descendants of a culture that has endured for millennia on this isolated, but rapidly changing tundra. D
9:00 pm 
Soundbreaking  "The Human Instrument"  Celebrate the most essential part of a song and the most challenging to capture--the vocal track. Consider the ineffable emotional quality that makes a vocal track truly great; with Adele, Amy Winehouse and Christina Aguilera. Part 3 of 8G
10:00 pm 
Soundbreaking  "Going Electric"  From the electric guitar to synthesized music, learn how innovators used electricity to unleash new sounds. Evaluate the power of technology to continuously redefine music, from Delta blues to the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder and Devo. Part 4 of 8G
11:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Children of the Arctic"  Children of the Arctic is a year-in-the-life portrait of Native Alaskan teenagers coming of age in Barrow, Alaska - the northern-most community of the United States. For these teenagers growing up has become a little more complicated than it was for their ancestors who originally named this place "Ukpiagvik" ("where we hunt snowy owls"). They are the twenty-first century descendants of a culture that has endured for millennia on this isolated, but rapidly changing tundra. D
5:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!"  Mighty Mountain Climbers - On a dare from Ronald, Nature Cat and his pals try to climb all the way up to The Mighty Mountain Peak. They get all the supplies they need, and head out, led by Nature Cat. But they soon find out that hiking up a mountain is hard, and poses many problems no matter how prepared you are. D
5:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day"  The Glow Games - Here we go again, Ronald! Tonight Ronald challenges Nature Cat and his friends to compete in the Glow Games! The first team to find three bioluminescent creatures wins the game as well as the Golden Glow Trophy! Nature Cat and his pals are ready to compete; they are not scared of Ronald! But they have one question first, what is bioluminescence? Have a Grape Day - Man-oh-man-oh-man! It's Grape Day! Hooray! Led by Squeeks, the gang is on their way to the grape patch because today the grapes will finally be ripe and ready to eat! Squeeks cannot wait for grape tacos, grape fricassee, grape suzette, grape flambe! But all their excitement comes screeching to a halt when the gang sees the sight before them: the whole grape patch has been overtaken by weeds, everywhere! How could this have happened? Ronald!?!?!. D
6:00 pm 
Splash and Bubbles: Pole-To-Pole   Narwhales and penguins and humpbacks, oh my! The Reeftown Rangers set off on a migratory adventure from the Antarctic to the Arctic in this SPLASH AND BUBBLES event. D
7:00 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Seal Sitters/from Ray to Zee"  Splash and Bubbles stop to visit Tidy for the day, but find him exhausted from constantly cleaning up behind the new kelp forest resident, Tyke, a young female Pacific harbor seal pup. Splash and Bubbles try to help Tidy by seal-sitting the young seal pup, and quickly learn how hard it is to keep track of their curious and fearless new mammal friend. / Splash and Bubbles realize that Zee is alone on the reef as the only shark, but when they learn that she has a distant relative in Reeftown, Zee is excited to discover who it is. D
7:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "The Sea Sparkles/Tyke and Seek"  While camping, Splash and Bubbles admire all of the beautiful sparkles in the sky. The kids soon think that those sparkles may have fallen from the sky into the sea when they see a brand new light show in Reeftown. / Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple play a big game of hide and seek with Tyke, the Pacific harbor seal in the Kelp Forest. D
8:00 pm 
Splash and Bubbles: Pole-To-Pole   Narwhales and penguins and humpbacks, oh my! The Reeftown Rangers set off on a migratory adventure from the Antarctic to the Arctic in this SPLASH AND BUBBLES event. D
9:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Cinderella's Slippery Slippers"  Cinderella (Lucy Liu) doesn't want to open her new shoe store and be a princess anymore, she just wants to play. She meets Rosita who would love to play with her but Cinderella's fancy shoes make it difficult. Rosita suggests that she get a pair of sneakers like hers from the new shoe store. D
9:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!"  "What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!" -- The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! Don is THRILLED to be venturing into the BIGGEST HOLE THE EARTH HAS EVER KNOWN! Shiny is nervous to be underground, until they meet a new friend (a Mesozoic Mole named NATASHA NECROLESTES), who teaches them all about the different layers of the Earth. Story A Educational Objectives: The Earth has several layers - the crust (a thin, solid outermost layer), the mantle (the deeper, denser layer), and the core (the super dense center that's as hot as the sun). Also, a Necrolestes is a type of Mesozoic mole. D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!"  "What's at the Center of the Earth? Troglobites!" - The Drill Engine Train burrows into an underground limestone cave, where the Pteranodon Family meets some strange creatures without eyes called "troglobites." In a contest to see who would make the best troglobite, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don participate in a treasure hunt - with their eyes closed! The kids have to rely on their other senses (with some guidance from the actual troglobites) to navigate the cave and find the prize. Story A Educational Objectives: A speleologist is someone who studies caves. D
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Lights Out!/Catching Some Zzzs"  When Lu's light goes out, Lu has trouble attracting food and seeing down in the Deep, so the kids decide to show her a world filled with light - the reef. There they realize that Lu's light didn't go out, it's just covered with mud. / On a sleepover with Zee, Bubbles is fascinated to learn that Zee is nocturnal. D
11:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Looking for Snowball/Daniel's Neighbors Help"  Looking for Snowball - Oh no! Snowball, the class pet, has gone missing! As all the neighbors band together to search for Snowball, Daniel realizes how good it feels to be part of a neighborhood. But will they find Snowball? Daniel's Neighbors Help - Achoo! The Tiger Family is under the weather! Daniel is sent home from school because he doesn't feel well, and Mom Tiger is couch-bound! Lucky for them, their neighbors are at the ready to bring them soup, books and encouragement to help them feel better. Strategy: A neighbor is here to help!. D
11:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Lemonade Stand/Mad at the Beach"  The Lemonade Stand - Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making a lemonade stand together. But when they don't agree about how to hand out the lemonade, they need to learn to express their mad feelings so they can find a solution.and provide lemonade for their neighbors! Mad at the Beach - Daniel is at the beach with Miss Elaina and they're building a sandcastle. D

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