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February 12, 2013
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12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Snowman"  Snowflakes - Caillou eagerly awaits the first snowfall of winter, and imagines himself building the biggest snowman in the world. When the snowflakes finally start to fall he rushes outside to play. He and Sarah take a close look at some snowflakes, and then go inside to make their own snowflakes out of paper. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Rabbits/Listen"  Rabbits - BJ is pretending to be a great detective. But all great detectives need a mystery to solve! One quickly comes his way when an animal nibbles on one of Baby Bop's healthy snacks. BJ, Barney, and Baby Bop uncover several clues along the way and soon realize the animal is someone's pet rabbit. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Winter Delights"  Merry Misty Island - It's the Winter Holidays on the Island of Sodor. Dash, Bash and Ferdinand decide to throw a party. This is their first party and they're not really sure what to do and they won't ask Thomas to help them. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Ice Station Monkey/The Perfect Carrot"  George tries to find Chinstrap penguins in the Antarctic and must stay in a cave during a blizzard.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Smells/Martha Hears"  Martha Smells - Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. Martha Hears - For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Becky and the Bard/Monkey Robot Showdown"  Becky and the Bard - Violet and Becky compete for the coveted role of Juliet to play opposite the dreamy Hunter Throbheart in Romeo & Juliet. Violet is cast as Juliet while Becky is the understudy. When the Energy Monster captures Violet, Becky must chose between the role of a lifetime and saving her friend. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Grapes of Plath"  A terrible cyberglitch afflicts the young prince of the Crab Kingdom and the CyberSquad must cure him and stop Hacker before all is lost. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Wolfing Down Some Barbeque"  Ruff has a family reunion barbeque, and invites some distant relatives-wolves! He sends Emmie and Rubye to Yellowstone National Park to learn all about wolves, and sends Jay and Marc to South Carolina to make some authentic southern barbeque. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber, presenting his plan and solutions for issues facing the nation. The Republican response to the address follows.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber, presenting his plan and solutions for issues facing the nation. The Republican response to the address follows.G
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "Cliffhanger"  This February, as the nation faces yet another round of fiscal crises, FRONTLINE investigates the inside history of how Washington has failed to solve the country's problems of debt and deficit. Drawing on interviews with key players in Congress and the White House, FRONTLINE goes behind the scenes to show how a clash of politics and personalities has taken the nation's economy to the edge of the "fiscal cliff," and now to a second round of standoffs over the debt ceiling and sequestration. The film explores the deep ideological divide inside the Republican Party and the struggle between House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Speaker John Boehner as they take on President Obama and the Democrats. D
10:00 pm 
John D. Rockefeller: American Experience   John D. Rockefeller Jr. dedicates his life to recasting the family image, which for decades is associated with his father's feared monopoly, Standard Oil, and predatory business practices. As the elder Rockefeller's only son, he dedicates his life to recasting the family image, giving away hundreds of millions of dollars and insisting his six children behave impeccably. He leaves an invaluable inheritance: a name that stood for "the well-being of mankind."G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "An Armored Tail Tale/Pterasaur Flying Club"  An Armored Tail Tale - The Pteranodons tag along as Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus. Eugene is a smaller version of Hank, an armored dinosaur with a giant tail-club. Hank and Eugene really hit it off, and after they all play Dinoball, Hank recruits Eugene to play on his team! Pterosaur Flying Club - Tiny and Shiny practice their swoop-de-loops and other flying moves in anticipation of their play-date with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Princess Gwennie Saves The Day"  Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Full Moon Paradise"  Create a tropical nighttime scene featuring a brilliant moon and swaying palms.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   The program theme is sacred and inspirational songs. Host, Scott Houston demonstrates a tip called The Gospel Walk-Up. Scott and his guests also show viewers how to play "Jesus Loves Me" and "Down By The Riverside. D
4:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Pioneers of the Deep"  In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, tectonic movements construct or destroy islands. In the Tongan archipelago, two little-known animals have learned to cope with these ephemeral lands: the sooty tern, a seabird that cannot let its wings get wet; and the Alvin shrimp, a blind crustacean. When an underwater volcano becomes an island, the fates of these two living paradoxes are linked.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber, presenting his plan and solutions for issues facing the nation. The Republican response to the address follows.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
7:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Are You Wearing A Battery Charger?"  In this high tech episode, we feature the clothing of the future. No, our inventor, Dr. Faramarz Farahi, is not a fashion designer, but he does have some exciting and, some could say, electrifying outfits to model for this episode. Spending his professional life as an electrical engineer, industrial scientist, and educator, Faramarz is most at home in his lab. D
7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
8:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is The Secret of Life?"  Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Games Machines Play"  Alan Alda attends contests between machines and humans, mostly students who build them. He watches robots play soccer; visits a human-powered submarine contest; and observes small machines that must prove their efficiency at lowering a beam.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
11:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Are You Wearing A Battery Charger?"  In this high tech episode, we feature the clothing of the future. No, our inventor, Dr. Faramarz Farahi, is not a fashion designer, but he does have some exciting and, some could say, electrifying outfits to model for this episode. Spending his professional life as an electrical engineer, industrial scientist, and educator, Faramarz is most at home in his lab. D
11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: II"  This episode is the second segment of the four-part review and covers the time Raquel spent in Argentina.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: III"  This episode is the third segment of the four-part review of the series and features highlights from Raquel's trip to Puerto Rico.G
1:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Students Create A Multi-Arts Performance"  A team of arts specialists and classroom teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans guides kindergarten and fourth–grade students in creating an original work based on Cirque du Soleil. D
1:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Borrowing from the Arts to Enhance Learning"  To add vitality and context to day–to–day learning experiences, three teachers use techniques drawn from the arts that engage their students. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler's Three Laws"  The discovery of elliptical orbits helps describe the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler Problem"  The deduction of Kepler's laws from Newton's universal law of gravitation is one of the crowning achievements of Western thought. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Civil War"  As the Civil War rages, all eyes turn to Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war. Professor Miller looks at the ferocity of the fighting, at Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and at the bitter legacy of the battle -- and the war. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reconstruction"  Professor Miller begins the program by evoking in word and picture the battlefield after the battle of Gettysburg. With the assassination of President Lincoln, one sad chapter of American history comes to a close. In the fatigue and cynicism of the Civil War's aftermath, Reconstructionism becomes a promise unfulfilled. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings"  Nicholas and Jordan learn more about carbon nanotubes. Emily and Julie wonder why butterfly wings are so colorful.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Saving and Investing for Your Future"  You'll learn along with the Biz Kids about the powerful potential of starting a savings plan early in life. You'll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. As always, you'll meet individuals who are successful at saving and at their businesses. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Grapes of Plath"  A terrible cyberglitch afflicts the young prince of the Crab Kingdom and the CyberSquad must cure him and stop Hacker before all is lost. D
6:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chockfull of Surprises"  Jacques uses canned ingredients to make pumpkin gratin. He hides treasures inside tomato surprise and adds Romesco sauce to grilled striped bass.G
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
7:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Street Food Chronicles"  Much like the entire continent of Asia, street food is hugely popular in Korea and many of the most beloved dishes in the country come from street carts and stands. In this episode, Marja and Jean-Georges eat street food all over the peninsula, including silkworm larvae, hoddeok, sweet pancakes filled with peanuts and sugar, and Dragon's Beard, a candy made of stretched honey and nuts. At home, Marja makes her version of bindaddeok, her signature take on this simple pancake made of freshly ground mung beans shallow-fried until browned and crisp. D
7:30 pm 
Christina  "Cook Your Way to Health"  Is it possible? Can we cook to create joy? Well, if junk food makes us feel bloated and lethargic, depressed and fat, it only makes sense that healthy natural food would make us feel happy, contented and vital. And just thinking about hot fudge sundaes should take the sting out of healthy eating. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Quartz Kitchen Remodel"  Dean, Miriam and the crew demo some old kitchen countertops and install new quartz surfaces. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 1"  Rick begins his favorite 3,000-mile European loop while providing information about essential travel skills. He packs 30 years of travel experience into his practical advice while he is on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "In Taiwan, A Sense of Place - Part 1"  These two programs take a new approach to television travel. In each half-hour, three people, who have come to the United States from Taiwan and achieved considerable success, describe the reasons they immigrated to America, what they have accomplished in the U.S. and what they recommend to visitors in their native country. D
9:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chockfull of Surprises"  Jacques uses canned ingredients to make pumpkin gratin. He hides treasures inside tomato surprise and adds Romesco sauce to grilled striped bass.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Coastal Tailgate"  Tailgate Kings of ESPN "The Feasty Boys" share their grilling secrets with a succulent seafood pouch recipe. Then warm up with some Tillamook Cheddar Cheese and Lager Soup and sweeten the deal with Pecan Pie Squares. The Kitchen Goddess will share tips on making perfect parking lot party. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Asia Express"  Joanne embraces teaching traditional recipes and then showing new ways to use them. She and her student Reggie make mayonnaise and create an Asian inspired meal of tuna burgers with wasabi mayonnaise and Thai cabbage and grapefruit slaw, leaving Reggie wondering if he will ever buy mayonnaise again. Recipes: Grilled Yellowtail Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Thai Cabbage and Grapefruit Slaw. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 1"  Rick begins his favorite 3,000-mile European loop while providing information about essential travel skills. He packs 30 years of travel experience into his practical advice while he is on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London. Part 1 of 3G
12:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Haiti: One Day, One Story/The Other Side of the Water: The Journey of Haitan Ra Ra Band"  Haiti: One Day, One Story - Haitian-American filmmaker Michele Stephenson visits Haiti six weeks after one of the world's most devastating earthquakes to document the personal stories of the Haitian people. The Other Side of the Water: The Journey of Haitan Ra Ra Band - On Sunday nights during the summer, thousands of people gather in Brooklyn's Prospect Park to watch a motley band of young musicians carrying traditional drums, bamboo tubes and four-foot-long pressed-tin horns. They play Ra Ra music - a mix of Carnival, vodou ceremony and grassroots protest - which originally served as a voice for the slaves in their revolt against the French and of those struggling against ongoing dictatorships in Haiti. D
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "Attenborough's Life Stories: Our Fragile Planet"  In honor of Sir David Attenborough's 60th anniversary on television, this three-part miniseries focuses on three fields that David Attenborough feels have been transformed most profoundly: filmmaking, science and the environment. Richly illustrated with the sequences (re-mastered in HD) that Attenborough has spent 60 years capturing, new interviews in which he revisits the content, stories and locations that were featured in his landmark series, and packed with the personal anecdotes of the BBC's most accomplished raconteur, "Attenborough's Life Stories" is a singular synopsis of a unique half-century plus. In "Our Fragile Planet," Sir David Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that human beings have had on the natural world during his lifetime. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Haiti: One Day, One Story/The Other Side of the Water: The Journey of Haitan Ra Ra Band"  Haiti: One Day, One Story - Haitian-American filmmaker Michele Stephenson visits Haiti six weeks after one of the world's most devastating earthquakes to document the personal stories of the Haitian people. The Other Side of the Water: The Journey of Haitan Ra Ra Band - On Sunday nights during the summer, thousands of people gather in Brooklyn's Prospect Park to watch a motley band of young musicians carrying traditional drums, bamboo tubes and four-foot-long pressed-tin horns. They play Ra Ra music - a mix of Carnival, vodou ceremony and grassroots protest - which originally served as a voice for the slaves in their revolt against the French and of those struggling against ongoing dictatorships in Haiti. D
6:30 pm 
Young Lincoln   Historians share their insight into Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his close family bonds and personal tragedies that helped shape his attitudes, mold his character and cast a dark shadow of depression on his adult life.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber, presenting his plan and solutions for issues facing the nation. The Republican response to the address follows.G
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Home Fields: Digging Into Local Food   Americans seem to be spending a lot of time talking about how and what they eat. Credit the local food movement for much of this discussion. From home gardens to farmers markets to a concern about food "miles," Americans are connecting to food in new ways. D
11:30 pm 
Young Lincoln   Historians share their insight into Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his close family bonds and personal tragedies that helped shape his attitudes, mold his character and cast a dark shadow of depression on his adult life.G

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