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January 12, 2012
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3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Moving In Circles"  A look at the Platonic theory of uniform circular motion. D
3:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Courts: Our Rule of Law"  This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Yo Invito"  This episode covers phrases used when ordering food in a restaurant.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Mac's Secret Dog Club/The Dog Park"  Mac's Secret Dog Club - Mac starts a club and tries to exclude T-Bone. When Cleo and Clifford refuse to join without T-Bone, Mac gets lonely being the only member of such an "exclusive" club. Mac soon realizes that it's not fun to be left out and he opens the club to everyone. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush"  Falafelosophy - At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor! The Great Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Goes to School/Td and the Light Bulb of Doom"  Martha Goes to School - TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. TD and the Light Bulb of Doom - TD swears he'll start working on his report just as soon as he watches the "Harry Blotter, Boy Wizard" movie marathon, all nine parts!G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation"  A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things! Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "How Did My Dog Do That?"  When Sid's dog uses his foot to scratch his ear, Sid tries the same maneuver, but can't do it. Sid explores skeletons, and discovers that animals have different bones and joints than people, which allows them to do lots of cool stuff like swing from trees, fly in the air, or even scratch their ears with their feet!. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All"  Duck's First Sleepover - Duck attends his first sleep-over party but he's nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time. After a long night of fun games his friends calm his anxiety by building him a soft, fluffy nest. One Hat Fits All - Sheep, while practicing her magic act, loses her magicians top hat (it's quite blustery in Word World today). D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Old and New"  While at Grandma and Grandpa's house, Caillou looks for a special hiding place. Grandpa shows Caillou the special place his Daddy used to hide in when he was Caillou's age. Caillou is very excited about the neighborhood rummage sale until he's asked to figure out what he'd like to contribute. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Trail Boss Barney and Get Happy!"  Trail Boss Barney: Three children try to build a pretend farm, but have a hard time working together. Barney takes them to a ranch to show them how all the people there have to work together to keep things running smoothly. The children learn about cooperation and fun on a ranch, and even get to meet a celebrity cowboy cook! Educational theme: Working together. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation"  A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things! Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Bovine"  A cow and her calf visit Animal Junction, and Martin and Chris tell their lemur friend that cows are ruminants, with special second stomachs to digest the grass they eat. The Kratt Brothers take off for India to see how cows live there.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Goes to School/Td and the Light Bulb of Doom"  Martha Goes to School - TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. TD and the Light Bulb of Doom - TD swears he'll start working on his report just as soon as he watches the "Harry Blotter, Boy Wizard" movie marathon, all nine parts!G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back"  The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Harriet Hippo and the Mean Green"  Hacker infects Motherboard with a new virus -- one that causes her to make cyber-citizens act mean. Digit and the kids go in search of an antidote: 2/5 of the Electro-Root, 2/8 of the Healing Stone, and 1/3 of a box of Hacker's wig gel -- a strange antidote indeed! Will the young cyber-heroes be able to gather the ingredients and figure out how to properly mix these odd fractions before it is too late? The Big Idea: Fractions that look different can represent the same portion of a whole. Math Topic: Equivalent Fractions. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Look What The Dog Dug Up!"  When Ruff digs up a sarcophagus in his backyard, he's convinced it's an authentic Egyptian mummy, and he's also convinced it comes with a curse. He sends the FETCHers to the Museum of Fine Arts to authenticate the artifact, and also to a carbon dating lab to verify the age of the mummy. The kids then go through Tomb, an Egypt-themed amusement park to solve the mystery of the mummy. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Falafelosophy/The Great Lint Rush"  Falafelosophy - At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing and illustrating a graphic novel. When Sue Ellen needs inspiration and encouragement, she turns to Neil - who pops up in unexpected places! - and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor! The Great Lint Rush - Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot and bereft. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck's First Sleepover/One Hat Fits All"  Duck's First Sleepover - Duck attends his first sleep-over party but he's nervous about not sleeping in his nest for the first time. After a long night of fun games his friends calm his anxiety by building him a soft, fluffy nest. One Hat Fits All - Sheep, while practicing her magic act, loses her magicians top hat (it's quite blustery in Word World today). D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says critics of Mitt Romney's jobs record are attacking capitalism. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh sits down with CEO Thomas Donohue. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Research"  On this week's Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with the administrators who oversee an array of cutting edge scientific research at the state's three major universities to find out more about their work and their support for science education in Idaho. Cartan-Hansen's guests are Mark Rudin, Vice President of Research at Boise State University; Richard Jacobsen, Executive Director of Research and Technology Transfer Idaho State University and John "Jack" McIver, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at University of Idaho. Included in this week's show is a report from Aaron Kunz about how scientists are using microscopic creatures to repurpose garbage.G
8:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Uneasy Lies The Head, S4 E2"  Louisa is hired to teach at the local school while Martin still struggles with the news of her pregnancy. The school's headmaster comes to Martin for medical assistance, and Louisa discovers that Edith is to be her doctor.G
9:00 pm 
MI-5   An explosion at a gas processing plant threatens the national energy supplies. With low reserves and on the verge of running out, the country turns to Tazbekstan for help, but that country's official wants a free hand to wipe out his enemies on British soil. The team investigates the official's motives while England decides if the price is too high.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Have You Heard from Johannesburg? - Road to Resistance"  A close look at the citizen activists who fought for three decades to end apartheid in South Africa.G
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Have You Heard from Johannesburg? - The New Generation"  A close look at the citizen activists who fought for three decades to end apartheid in South Africa.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Amazing Lungs"  Sid races around his room and finds himself breathing really fast. Sid then wonders where all the air is going in his body when he breathes in? At school, Sid and his friends discover that our bodies have lungs to help us breathe in oxygen!. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Goes to School/Td and the Light Bulb of Doom"  Martha Goes to School - TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. TD and the Light Bulb of Doom - TD swears he'll start working on his report just as soon as he watches the "Harry Blotter, Boy Wizard" movie marathon, all nine parts!G
5:00 am 
Rosalie Sorrels: Way Out In Idaho   The native Idahoan and nationally known singer-songwriter-storyteller appears in concert with friends in this IdahoPTV-produced performance documentary. Onstage with her in Hailey's Liberty Theatre are musicians from Idaho and across the country. Other friends, who have known and worked with Sorrels for decades - Pete Seeger, Nanci Griffith, Jean Ritchie, Terry Garthwaite, Utah Phillips and more - describe Sorrels' special talents, unique qualities and contributions to musical history and lore.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "London"  Rudy sips tea and savors traditional sights. Then, he gets a bird's-eye view of London from the new London Eye observation wheel.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest"  Beginning in Cajamarca, host David Yetman, geologist Dick Yetman and South American archaeological expert Axel Nielsen head out into the colorful city streets in pursuit of authentic and very distinctive South American hats that are almost as tall as they are wide. This quest takes them past local merchant stalls and through Calle de Cuyes, or guinea pig alley, where locals can purchase skinned and fully dressed guinea pigs to eat.G
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Roast Pork, Tuscan Style/Arista!"  Mary Ann travels to Tuscany to host a group of eager students who want to experience terrific Tuscan-style cooking. They team up to create Tuscan Black Cabbage Soup -Ribollita, Roast Pork, Tuscan-style, called Arista, Sauteed Mushrooms, a delicate Zucchini Tart, and for dessert, what else but Tuscany's most famous cookie, Biscotti di Prato. D
8:00 am 
Taste of History  "The First Three Seasons"  In our first retrospective, "A Taste of History" tells the story of America's founding through excerpts from the first 38 episodes of our series. This story weaves together the key places, personalities and events we have showcased to tell the incredible tale which is America. From Mount Vernon to Washington's Crossing, from Lafayette to Dolley Madison, it's all in this episode. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Jason Santos & Pounding Meat"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates one of the best ways to give home chefs more options with meat and fish - by pounding. Pounding tenderizes the meat, makes it thinner for faster cooking, and makes food go farther. Using this technique with some mystery ingredients, Chef Jason Santos of Boston's Blue Inc., joins Ming to cook on the fly and invent two completely new dishes: New Style Sashimi with Soy-Lemon Syrup & Curry-Coriander Oil and Buttermilk Fried Pork Loin with a Heirloom Tomato Salad. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grilled Steak and Gazpacho"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making authentic Grilled Argentine Steaks. Then, host Christopher Kimball visits a tomato expert in Southern California to find out why supermarket tomatoes lack real tomato flavor. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of diced tomatoes. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Details"  Today's show concentrates on exterior details with a discussion of shutters, window boxes, door knobs, and lighting. Then, Matt has a cool ladder platform project for those tricky high exterior projects. Last, they'll be painting and decorating clay pots to add color to a home exterior. D
10:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Head and the Heart/Gomez"  From Seattle, Washington, the Head and the Heart indie rock group performs tunes from its self-titled debut album. Then British veterans Gomez follow with eclectic modern rock.G
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Bedtime for Bear"  Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation"  A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things! Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D
2:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   Chef Bob makes one of his classic dishes to start; pan seared chicken liver salad. This chicken liver is placed over fresh frisee lettuce and softly covered in smoked bacon and red wine vinaigrette. It's a great way to start the evening. D
2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Tracking Trade in the Chilean Andes"  NULL
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
After You've Gone  "Too Cool for School"  Jimmy's increased domestic responsibilities turn him into a nagging housewife. Diana wonders if he can still be a male role-model as she teaches Molly self-defense. Jimmy tries to better his masculinity points with a motorcycle while Alex is just looking for fatherly help in applying to a private school.G
5:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   The success of the new product range leaves Reggie with a difficult decision, which could result in layoffs for some of his colleagues. Meanwhile, his efforts to reconcile with Nicola lead to a shocking discovery that threatens to change everythingG
6:00 pm 
May to December  "It Never Entered My Mind"  AIec Callendar is an affable solicitor, in his mid-50s, a widower with two grown children, when Zoe Angell, 27, an attractive P.E. teacher, walks into his office seeking a divorce.G
6:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Problems, Problems"  Jean and Lionel debate the mini-series to be based on their love story.G
7:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Mother of All Mistakes, Or Is It?"  Determined to find his real mother, Hobbo does some research at the library and entreats Albin and Entwistle to take him to the address where he believes she is living, but only finds rejection there.G
7:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Who Wants to Be A Smart Guy"  Dalton represents the Lodge as a contestant on a TV trivia game show. Red turns a van into a sports car.G
8:00 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Hyacinth Is Alarmed"  Richard realizes Hyacinth is happily anticipating a gift he has forgotten to buy for their anniversary.G
8:30 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Mind The Baby Mr. Bean"  Pressed into service as a babysitter, Bean takes his charge to the fair where he wins at bingo and loses a goldfish.G
9:00 pm 
Outnumbered   Gran takes the family out for a day of sightseeing in London. At Trafalgar Square, Ben has his own vision of what happened during the famous battle. Karen is unimpressed by modern art. Jake panics when he is unable to text.G
9:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Autumn"  Newlyweds Alice and Hugo are home from an extended honeymoon but are now in for a surprise. Meanwhile, David Horton's brother, Simon, returns to town.G
10:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   The success of the new product range leaves Reggie with a difficult decision, which could result in layoffs for some of his colleagues. Meanwhile, his efforts to reconcile with Nicola lead to a shocking discovery that threatens to change everythingG
11:00 pm 
May to December  "It Never Entered My Mind"  AIec Callendar is an affable solicitor, in his mid-50s, a widower with two grown children, when Zoe Angell, 27, an attractive P.E. teacher, walks into his office seeking a divorce.G
11:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Problems, Problems"  Jean and Lionel debate the mini-series to be based on their love story.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Crossing The Line"  Desi's father closes off a favorite trail near Pine Hallow, but Saddle Club members are forced to trespass on it when the miniature donkey, Trouble, lives up to his name,G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Growing Hydroponically; No Dirt Required"  Space challenged or not, growing hydroponically (without soil) offers lots of advantages, from fewer pest and diseases to being able to grow your own, no matter where you live.or work. We show a brand new system using shipping containers to grow restaurant quality produce hydroponically, drop in on a New York city dweller creating hydroponic window gardens and go shopping to show you what it takes to start your own system, even on very little money. D
4:30 am 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. D
5:00 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Carol Duval Leroy, Vertus, France"  Champagne has never been the same since Carol Duval Leroy took over her family's vineyards. We experience Champagne tasting competitions and authentic French cuisine on this gastronomical tour de force. Rising-star chef Michael Nizzero prepares a Tartare de Langoustine and two dishes made with ingredients from his garden: Vegetarian Gnocchi and variations of Rhubarb and Strawberry. D
5:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mediterranean Baja"  The Baja California peninsula boasts a climate reminiscent of those on the Mediterranean Sea. Thousands of olive trees and vineyards in Northern Baja capture the distinctiveness of this region of Mexico. We explore the amazing grilled octopus at Tres Virgenes in La Paz and enjoy mesquite-grilled lamb with 9-chile mole sauce. D
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Brazil"  In the Afro-influenced coastal city of Salvador, Marrilees Parker cooks a spiny lobster and a fish "moqueca" with a popular TV chef. She searches the rainforest for Brazil nuts, exotic fruits and herbal medicines, then heads to Recife, where Portuguese flavors dominate. She attends a barbecue with gauchos and ends her journey in Rio de Janeiro.G
7:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Hot: Create A Garden That Beats The Heat"  In Los Angeles, host Jamie Durie learns about the cycad, an ancient plant that thrives in a hot climate. The Stone guys heat up the garden with a firepit and wood-burning oven.G
7:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Till in the Tool Chest"  We'll delve into the drawers in search of the secret of an old tool chest. The quality of the tools shows that it belonged to a first-class joiner back in the early 1800s, but the dovetail joints break all the rules. D
8:00 am 
Woodturning Workshop  "Cowboy Hat"  Head em' up and move em' out this week on the Woodturning Workshop. Tim is joined by the 'Original Hat Man' Johannes Michelsen. Johannes will show you how he makes his famous feather-light cowboy hats from a 100 pound piece of wood. D
8:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Work of Art"  Using a few simple glass fusing techniques will allow you to create small works of art that are worthy of framing. Learn how to create gallery works of art. Today's tip features the how, what and when of selecting copper foil tapes. D
9:00 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Strawberry Season"  Ripe and luscious strawberries announce summers arrival. Join Sue as she paints this mouth-watering treat. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Forest Edge"  Take a stroll with Bob Ross and experience exquisite misty sunlight emerging from the dark deep forest edge. D
10:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Classic Conclusions"  Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. D
10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "This Spud's for You: How The Potato Changed The World"  A native of South America, the potato fed the great Inca Empire and in Europe, nourished the expanding population that powered the Industrial Revolution.G
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Medidas Drasticas"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of Don Fernando.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ha Habido Un Accidente"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
12:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D
1:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved.G
1:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Crossing The Line"  Desi's father closes off a favorite trail near Pine Hallow, but Saddle Club members are forced to trespass on it when the miniature donkey, Trouble, lives up to his name,G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!. D
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Growing Hydroponically; No Dirt Required"  Space challenged or not, growing hydroponically (without soil) offers lots of advantages, from fewer pest and diseases to being able to grow your own, no matter where you live.or work. We show a brand new system using shipping containers to grow restaurant quality produce hydroponically, drop in on a New York city dweller creating hydroponic window gardens and go shopping to show you what it takes to start your own system, even on very little money. D
4:30 pm 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. D
5:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Carol Duval Leroy, Vertus, France"  Champagne has never been the same since Carol Duval Leroy took over her family's vineyards. We experience Champagne tasting competitions and authentic French cuisine on this gastronomical tour de force. Rising-star chef Michael Nizzero prepares a Tartare de Langoustine and two dishes made with ingredients from his garden: Vegetarian Gnocchi and variations of Rhubarb and Strawberry. D
5:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mediterranean Baja"  The Baja California peninsula boasts a climate reminiscent of those on the Mediterranean Sea. Thousands of olive trees and vineyards in Northern Baja capture the distinctiveness of this region of Mexico. We explore the amazing grilled octopus at Tres Virgenes in La Paz and enjoy mesquite-grilled lamb with 9-chile mole sauce. D
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Brazil"  In the Afro-influenced coastal city of Salvador, Marrilees Parker cooks a spiny lobster and a fish "moqueca" with a popular TV chef. She searches the rainforest for Brazil nuts, exotic fruits and herbal medicines, then heads to Recife, where Portuguese flavors dominate. She attends a barbecue with gauchos and ends her journey in Rio de Janeiro.G
7:00 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Hot: Create A Garden That Beats The Heat"  In Los Angeles, host Jamie Durie learns about the cycad, an ancient plant that thrives in a hot climate. The Stone guys heat up the garden with a firepit and wood-burning oven.G
7:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Till in the Tool Chest"  We'll delve into the drawers in search of the secret of an old tool chest. The quality of the tools shows that it belonged to a first-class joiner back in the early 1800s, but the dovetail joints break all the rules. D
8:00 pm 
Woodturning Workshop  "Cowboy Hat"  Head em' up and move em' out this week on the Woodturning Workshop. Tim is joined by the 'Original Hat Man' Johannes Michelsen. Johannes will show you how he makes his famous feather-light cowboy hats from a 100 pound piece of wood. D
8:30 pm 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Work of Art"  Using a few simple glass fusing techniques will allow you to create small works of art that are worthy of framing. Learn how to create gallery works of art. Today's tip features the how, what and when of selecting copper foil tapes. D
9:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Strawberry Season"  Ripe and luscious strawberries announce summers arrival. Join Sue as she paints this mouth-watering treat. D
9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Forest Edge"  Take a stroll with Bob Ross and experience exquisite misty sunlight emerging from the dark deep forest edge. D
10:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Classic Conclusions"  Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "This Spud's for You: How The Potato Changed The World"  A native of South America, the potato fed the great Inca Empire and in Europe, nourished the expanding population that powered the Industrial Revolution.G
11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe"  In this program, David Plouffe, political strategist and author of The Audacity to Win is interviewed by Richard Wolffe, award-winning journalist, political analyst for MSNBC, and author of Renegade: The Making of a President. David Plouffe was not just the architect of the campaign that put Barack Obama in the White House; he also built a grassroots movement that changed the face of politics. After managing Obama's presidential campaign, Plouffe set up Organizing for America, a thirteen-million-strong group to continue the spirit and initiative of the campaign in everyday civic life. D
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
Second Opinion  "COPD"  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a progressive disease that makes breathing difficult. But there is more hope for patients than ever. Proper treatment of COPD with medication and lifestyle changes can stabilize the disease and help people live active lives. D
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Mickey Rourke (actor). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Carey Mulligan (actress)/Shelby Lynne (singer/songwriter). D
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
Second Opinion  "COPD"  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a progressive disease that makes breathing difficult. But there is more hope for patients than ever. Proper treatment of COPD with medication and lifestyle changes can stabilize the disease and help people live active lives. D
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G
6:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says critics of Mitt Romney's jobs record are attacking capitalism. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh sits down with CEO Thomas Donohue. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Barcelona City Guide"  Megan McCormick visits sites designed by the architect Gaudi, including one still under construction after more than 120 years.G
11:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D

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