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October 12, 2012
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12:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth and Richard spend their first day in the new country retreat, which has a grand address but is diminutive in size.G

12:30 am 
The Thin Blue Line  "Kids Today"  Fowler, Gladstone, Habib and Goody go camping with some juvenile criminals while Goody faces charges of assault for punching a skinhead who used racist language towards Habib.G

1:00 am 
Outnumbered   Mom's Auntie Angela comes to visit to show off the American therapist she has married. Dad is determined to avoid a major incident as they all go out for dinner.G

1:30 am 
My Family  "Neighbour Wars"  Having run over Mr. Casey's dog some years ago, Ben now compounds the misdemeanor by running over Mr. Casey himself. Casey plays the sympathy card for all it is worth - and it may be worth quite a lot.G

2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G

2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  Just as Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D

4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D

5:00 am 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  NATURE begins its 31st season with conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild. Park's unconventional tracking technique has produced thousands of hours of footage. Morgan learns firsthand from Park just how hard it is to achieve.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "New Zealand's North Island"  With spectacular seismic activity, fascinating plant and animal life, and to-die-for natural beauty, New Zealand is a traveler's dream. In the Bay of Islands, Rudy kayaks along the North's most glorious coastline. A Maori guide shows us where local tribes signed a controversial treaty with European settlers. D

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town"  The small town of Quartzsite, Arizona, located just 20 miles east of the Colorado River, has been a rock hound's paradise since the 1960s. These days, this former stagecoach town is also a mecca to well over a million visitors each year, most of whom converge on it in a wave of RV's during the months of January and February. Thousands of vendors of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils and everything else imaginable create one of the world's largest open-air flea markets. D

7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. D

8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Just Because It's Organic (St. Paul, Mn)"  Just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Author and University of MN Assoc. Professor, Dr. Jeff Gillman helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples in a fun and enlightening way. D

8:30 am 
This American Land  "Arctic White Geese, Veterans in the Great Outdoors, Tracking a Coral Killer"  Snow geese and Ross' geese make a 3,000-mile migration each year, spending a month or so in eastern Oregon, feasting on grasses and bugs. OREGON FIELD GUIDE cameras have captured the beauty of thousands of these birds on their stopover to the Arctic.G

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D

9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Trans Siberian Railroad, Part 2"  Tracks Ahead journeys through Russia over the more than 6,000 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railroad on the luxurious Golden Eagle train. Highlights include a 1,000 year-old city on the Volga River, Ulan Bator--the capital of Mongolia, villages near the world's largest freshwater lake, and Moscow. The Trans-Siberian tracks connect the far eastern port city of Vladivostok with Moscow, stretching from the Baltic to the Pacific and forming a vital link between Russia's vast regions. D

10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Hillbilly Gypsies; South Carolina Broadcasters. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Brandeis Is Looking for a Job"  Brandeis, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is looking for a job on Sesame Street. First, Leela hires him to fold laundry in the Laundromat, but Brandeis has a lot of trouble folding the clothing with his paws. Next, Chris hires him to sweep the floor, but he has trouble holding the broom. D

12:00 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

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Galileo's Space Adventure"  Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Blue Marlin Waters"  Learn how to paint patterns in the ocean.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the memorable tune, "Tea for Two," and the signature lick from The Jackson Five hit "I Want You Back." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, Dave Powers and Andy LaVerne. D

3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Camels Empire"  Camels have walked our planet for 45 million years and have learned to survive some of the harshest environments on earth. This film explores the surprisingly wide range of the camel family, retracing their family history to reveal the qualities that make them so resilient, and examines our relationship with these ancient beasts and the role camels played in shaping the foundations of human society.G

4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  NATURE begins its 31st season with conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild. Park's unconventional tracking technique has produced thousands of hours of footage. Morgan learns firsthand from Park just how hard it is to achieve.G

6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Camels Empire"  Camels have walked our planet for 45 million years and have learned to survive some of the harshest environments on earth. This film explores the surprisingly wide range of the camel family, retracing their family history to reveal the qualities that make them so resilient, and examines our relationship with these ancient beasts and the role camels played in shaping the foundations of human society.G

7:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Destination Baja"  On Mexico's Baja peninsula, local fishing people developed a whale-watching co-op that now draws tourists from across the world. The co-op runs the tourist accommodations, polices the lagoon, regulates access to the whales and preserves most of the area as a quiet sanctuary for the whales and their calves. There also are now several other successful, self-regulated fishing co-ops along Baja's Pacific coast.G

7:30 pm 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G

8:00 pm 
Idaho Rhapsody   An expedition of sight and song through the Gem State features Idaho musicians playing traditional American music as the camera reveals the majesty of the scenery. Some 30 Americana selections from the thoughtful and emotional to toe-tapping tunes score the views of Idaho's rivers, deserts, mountains and canyons.G

9:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  NATURE begins its 31st season with conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild. Park's unconventional tracking technique has produced thousands of hours of footage. Morgan learns firsthand from Park just how hard it is to achieve.G

10:00 pm 
Wild!  "Camels Empire"  Camels have walked our planet for 45 million years and have learned to survive some of the harshest environments on earth. This film explores the surprisingly wide range of the camel family, retracing their family history to reveal the qualities that make them so resilient, and examines our relationship with these ancient beasts and the role camels played in shaping the foundations of human society.G

11:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Destination Baja"  On Mexico's Baja peninsula, local fishing people developed a whale-watching co-op that now draws tourists from across the world. The co-op runs the tourist accommodations, polices the lagoon, regulates access to the whales and preserves most of the area as a quiet sanctuary for the whales and their calves. There also are now several other successful, self-regulated fishing co-ops along Baja's Pacific coast.G

11:30 pm 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G

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