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September 11, 2012
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5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Sings/TD Makes The Band"  Martha Sings - Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! TD Makes the Band - Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts!G

6:00 am 
Nature  "The Wolf That Changed America"  In 1893, bounty hunter and naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton went to the untamed canyons of New Mexico to kill a renegade wolf called Lobo, leader of a band of cattle-killing wolves. The encounters between man and wolf changed the way American thought of its vanishing wilderness and led to the establishment of the national park system and the Boy Scout movement in America.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain"  To kick off a new season of shows, Steves presents a 60-minute special that wanders through southern Spain. He visits Sevilla, Cordoba and Granada, takes in flamenco music and dancers, sherry and horses. He explores white-washed hill towns and has fun in the sun on the Costa del Sol, before absorbing a dash of Britain in Gibraltar.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "People and Their Prickly Plants"  Enjoy a slice of the cactus-collecting life with a look into the ways people collect and enjoy some of the oddest plants in the world, then head to Scottsdale, Arizona to see the largest private collection of desert-area plants in the world. Also on the itinerary are visits to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and an amazing collection at Bach's Nursery in Tucson, Arizona, where they have a better success rate with their individually raised saguaro cacti than Mother Nature herself. Finally, travel on Interstate 10 to Los Angeles for North America's largest cactus and succulent show - the Olympics of cactus cultivation. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Bolognese Pasta/Lasagne Verdi Alla Bolognese"  Culinary arts students from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI are eager to learn the fine art of creating Bolognese pasta, starting with Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese. Mary Ann leads them through the process of making Lasagne Spinach Noodles, and layering it over and over with a meaty, Bologna-Style Ragu, and Bechamella Sauce. And there's just enough time to make Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Chios"  Eva explores medieval villages, tours a winery that has brought an almost extinct variety of grapes back and discovers a product only cultivated on this island while Chef Yianni and a guest make a simple pomegranate salad and fresh hand rolled pasta. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Middle Eastern Influences"  Immigrants from Lebanon, Syria and Israel have left a tasty influence on Mexican cuisine over the years. Pati will look at how and why they came to such a far-flung - but fascinating - country and what kind of legacy they've contributed. Recipes will include: Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce; White Rice with Fideos; Orange and Almond Flan; Cafe de Olla. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Southeast Asian Favorites"  Man on the Street Doc Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Thai Grilled Beef Salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for smoker boxes in the Equipment Corner. D

10:30 am 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART visits two very different homeowners' gardens, one smaller by some standards, the other larger. Both provide beauty and abundant gardening lessons. Be sure to tune in as we GardenSMART with some very talented, committed gardeners. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Civil Wars"  BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND is a concert series shot 333 ft. underground in the Volcano Room of Tennessee's 32-mile long Cumberland Caverns. The subterranean descent passes a waterfall and pool, leading to a musical venue unlike any other. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats"  One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Host Jacob Edgar explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica. Then, he meets British DJ and producer Richard Blaire, whose Sidestepper project pioneered the electrotropical trend. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Squirmadega Car Race"  Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper's store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey in the worm car race. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Night Train/Fossil Fred"  Night Train - Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Fossil Fred - Buddy, Tiny and Don play "detective" and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Rolling Rice Cakes"  Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it.in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep their tasty new treasure, or will the old man convince them that 'finders' aren't always 'keepers?' Educational Objectives: To learn about generosity. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "No Night Today/Fun in the Sun"  No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day. Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Humpback and Calf"  Inspiring creativity using light and shadows to create 3 dimensional effects.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   The program theme is Rock & Roll. Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock," The Beach Boys' "California Girls" as well as a great Boogie Woogie Riff made famous by Jerry Lee Lewis. Featured artists include Dave Powers and Nat Kerr. D

4:00 pm 
Rare   RARE, a new feature documentary follows an inspiring and extraordinary mother in a race against time as she unites a group of isolated people from around the world in a quest to cure her daughter's rare genetic disease. Together, they discover that community, laughter and hope are some of the greatest therapies. When Donna Appell learned that her baby daughter Ashley suffered from a rare genetic disorder that would kill her in thirty years, she was told there were less than thirty people in the US who had been diagnosed with it and no one knew where to find them. D

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Emergency Mine Rescue"  In 2010 when 33 miners were trapped under nearly a half-mile of solid rock in a collapsed mine in Chile, NOVA cameras documented the 69-day ordeal. A global team of engineers work around the clock to rescue the trapped miners. Animations and interviews reveal the feats of engineering that successfully bring the miners safely to the surface.G

7:00 pm 
Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems   Can an entire landscape be changed by changing one gene in one plant or animal? Thirty years of interdisciplinary research says yes, and this film follows the scientific journey that came to that conclusion. "A Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems" is an eco-documentary that can truly change how we view the world. No longer will we see species as isolated members of ecosystems but as genetically connected members of a rich interacting community. D

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Future Car"  The search for a quiet, fast, safe, exciting and non-polluting fuel-cell car takes Alda from Germany to California to Iceland, which is attempting to become the first nation to entirely replace imported petroleum with domestically produced hydrogen.G

9:00 pm 
Rare   RARE, a new feature documentary follows an inspiring and extraordinary mother in a race against time as she unites a group of isolated people from around the world in a quest to cure her daughter's rare genetic disease. Together, they discover that community, laughter and hope are some of the greatest therapies. When Donna Appell learned that her baby daughter Ashley suffered from a rare genetic disorder that would kill her in thirty years, she was told there were less than thirty people in the US who had been diagnosed with it and no one knew where to find them. D

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Emergency Mine Rescue"  In 2010 when 33 miners were trapped under nearly a half-mile of solid rock in a collapsed mine in Chile, NOVA cameras documented the 69-day ordeal. A global team of engineers work around the clock to rescue the trapped miners. Animations and interviews reveal the feats of engineering that successfully bring the miners safely to the surface.G

11:00 pm 
Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems   Can an entire landscape be changed by changing one gene in one plant or animal? Thirty years of interdisciplinary research says yes, and this film follows the scientific journey that came to that conclusion. "A Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems" is an eco-documentary that can truly change how we view the world. No longer will we see species as isolated members of ecosystems but as genetically connected members of a rich interacting community. D

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