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May 12, 2012
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2:30 am 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock: A Study In Pink"  It is the 21st century and Sherlock Holmes lives as his author conceived him in contemporary times. He is creating a niche for himself as a consulting detective and meets Dr. Watson, a returning war veteran. The first adventure, reflective of A. Conan Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes story "A Study in Scarlet," begins when an unidentified woman, dressed all in pink, turns up murdered in an abandoned building.G
4:00 am 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Monet, Monet, Monet"  Host Fiona Bruce and art expert Philip Mould begin by examining a painting they believe to be an unacknowledged work by Monet.G
5:00 am 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Lost Picture"  Bruce and Mould investigate a supposedly lost painting by 19th-century American artist Winslow Homer that was found in a rubbish dump.G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Churches and the Disabled - Lucky Severson reports on congregations that assimilate the severely disabled. Severson speaks with Mark Pinsky, author of the new book Amazing Gifts, about the loneliness of many disabled people, the awkwardness of some churchgoers in their presence and the growing need for places of worship that not only welcome the disabled but put them to work, even as evangelists. Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya - Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a joke-telling, one-man reformer in rural Thailand who is getting results. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Sugar"  Some consider sugar a reward for eating broccoli, others regard it as virtual poison. What role does sugar play in the national obesity epidemic? Find out what some communities are doing to confront sugar addiction. D
7:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
8:00 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The New Face of Beef"  Here's a show for beef lovers featuring fantastic cuts of beef, new to most grillmeisters. Leading off is a clod (whole smoked beef shoulder), much beloved in central Texas and virtually unknown everywhere else on the planet. It's 18 pounds of pure beef pleasure cooked low and slow to fork-tender perfection. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Blue Ginger Chefs"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming takes us behind-the-scenes to meet his James Beard Award-Winning Blue Ginger Team. Putting his own chefs to the challenge with surprise ingredients and a visit to his studio pantry, Ming and company cook up three separate dishes fit for a king. D
9:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tomatillos"  Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. In this episode, Pati will show you where to find tomatillos, how to cook with them and offers tips and tricks for creating amazing dishes. D
9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Rich Farmland"  Andreas visits the county of Hedmark in Eastern Norway, a region known for big farms and abundance of produce. Inspired by 19th-century recipes of Norway's first cookbook writer, Andreas makes beef meatballs, sour cream porridge with air-cured ham and thick steaks served with mushroom ragu and potato gratin. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Italian Meals"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Italian Pot roast. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing pizza cutters, and finally, Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to foolproof Baked Manicotti at home. D
10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Fast Forward to Dinner"  With her student Bonnie, Joanne makes us quicker versions of the comfort foods she grew up with in New England, oven-roasted sausages, and a sauerkraut that is so fast she couldn't resist calling it lazy-girl sauerkraut. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Sausages with Riesling, Apples and Pears and Lazy-Girl Sauerkraut. Student: Bonnie Lin, Conference Interpreter. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Slow-Cooker Revolution"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to cooking with a slow cooker. First, she teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup. Next, she reveals the test kitchen's secrets for foolproof Pork Loin with Cranberries and Orange. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   Julie Fei-Fan Balzer demonstrates 3D paper stars using special computer software in the opening segment. Next, Julianna Hudgins creates an ornately embellished journal using a die cutting machine. Then, Lynell Harlow demonstrates how to create elegant flocked cards. D
12:00 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "The Rose, Part 1"  (12x16 Acrylic Smooth Texture) Jerry starts with a grayed under painted canvas that is cured for at least an hour. After studying several roses, he begins by modeling in a dark background that must dry for at least an hour. Next, the rose is sketched in using a white charcoal pencil, and then crimson is used to shape the rose using a chisel edge brush. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 6 of 16"  Host Kevin O'Connor arrives to find the new family addition framed up and sheathed using something fairly new - a coated OSB product that has the properties of a house wrap built in. Building science expert Joe Lstiburek explains why he thinks the sheathing board, when properly installed with taped seams, beats traditional methods of keeping air and water out of a building. Inside, Kevin finds general contractor Tom Silva and a major discovery - a cast iron pipe that was run several years ago straight through two structural beams in the kitchen. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs in front of her house and then plants many new perennials. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a couple quiet their noisy baseboard heater. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Adirondack Chair"  Easy to make and built to last from western red cedar! Special techniques and finishes must be used to make this chair weather storms for years to come. Eastern Red Cedar accents sets this design apart from all other chairs. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Arts and Crafts-Style Chair"  This time, on Rough Cut, Tommy takes on an Arts and Crafts-Style Chair. This episode will demonstrate how to make the legs, arms and back, mostly through standard mortise and tenon joinery. The Road Trip brings Tommy out to Alta Loma, California, where he visits the home of one of the biggest names in chair making: the late, great Samuel Maloof. D
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Fiat 500 Abarth"  Road Test: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. Goss' Garage: TPMS Maintenance. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   City folks head to the farm to get a taste of heartland life. Helping youngsters understand where their food is coming from. Foreign visitors take turns bringing in the harvest on a Missouri farm vacation. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Tornadoes"  NOVA examines tornado science in the wake of April 2011's outbreak of deadly winds that leave a trail of destruction and kill more than 360 people. While meeting with victims and scientists, the program looks at possible improvements in tornado prediction and ways to better protect people and communities.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Sebastian Clarke visit the American Swedish Institute to examine Mora clocks, tall-case timekeepers of the late 1800s. At the convention center, discoveries include a questionable George Elmslie chair that, if authentic, could fetch $50,000; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster; and a 1976 intense yellow diamond ring, valued up to $160,000. Part 1 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Prideaux Place 1"  Michael Aspel and the specialists are in Cornwall. Among the items brought to be scrutinized are original artwork for early saucy seaside postcards, and a revealing letter from aboard HMS Victory written by Lord Nelson.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya, the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. Rick gets caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then he takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finishes with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country. In seaside Cadaques he visits his home and in nearby Figueres experiences his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Mother's Day Show"  This black and white classic show from 1956 features Buddy Merrill playing "Blue Suede Shoes" in tribute to the latest rage - Elvis Presley. The very young Lennon Sisters sing an a capella version of "Kentucky Baby" and Rocky Rockwell provides a humor-filled "When I Take My Sugar to Tea."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Forward Mr. Grainger"  Mr. Rumbold attends a management seminar for a month, leaving Mr. Grainger temporarily in charge.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Driving Ms Fortescue"  Hyacinth is thrilled when the wealthy Mrs. Fortescue - practically an aristocrat - asks for a lift into town.G
9:01 pm 
As Time Goes By  "You Must Remember This"  Lionel and Jean meet by accident after not seeing each other for 38 years. Each has been married but is now alone. Much has changed in 38 years, including them.G
9:31 pm 
Outnumbered   There is a lot to discuss during an evening with Ben's parents, including muggers, dangerous chemicals and reenactments of the Great Plague. Mum is still suspicious Jake is hiding something and Karen decides which of the world's great religions to lead.G
10:01 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Life Cycle"  Red in the possum van competes with Harold on a bicycle for distance covered on a $10 bet. Then Red shares his recipe for fire engine chili.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Spring"  Alice is busy arranging the forthcoming christening for her and Hugo's new baby girl, but there is still much deliberation over the child's full name. Geraldine is flustered and bewildered by a surprise proposition.G
11:10 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Vampires of Venice"  The Doctor takes Amy and Rory away for a romantic break but terror awaits in 16th-century Venice where something sinister lurks within the House of Calvierri.G
2:00 am 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road. Combined with historic family photographs, vintage press footage and period music, this documentary offers insight into the famous friends and a rare glimpse of the men behind their public personas.G
2:30 am 
Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve   On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the saw grass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. This film tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that inspires deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the world's last great wild places.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. D
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Gingerbread Boy"  Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked? Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Now That's Using Your Brain"  When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!. D
6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!"  Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is! Mmm-mmm-milk! - When Ant comes over to Pig's house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Mother's Day Surprise/Jungle Gym"  Mother's Day Surprise - It's Mother's Day and Marco wants to surprise his mami with a party! George is excited to help Marco make a pinata and other festive decorations while Cecilia and the Man with the Yellow Hat prepare some of Maritza's favorite food. But when they see her arriving early, will the crew be able to pull it together in time to make this one mother's day she'll never forget? Jungle Gym - George, Allie, and Bill really flip for flips when they join a gymnastics class and then flip-out when they realize the class is only once a week! But George has an idea-build their own backyard gym so they can practice every day. Will an inventive monkey, a determined little girl, and a can-do boy be able to carry it off and impress their teacher at the next class?. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Goose and the Golden Eggs"  Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D
10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!"  Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is! Mmm-mmm-milk! - When Ant comes over to Pig's house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Whammer Anniversary/Rat Trap"  WHAMMER ANNIVERSARY - Mr. and Mrs. Bots ford leave Becky to babysit TJ so they can celebrate their anniversary at a local ice cream parlor. When the Whammed can't get the sundae he orders he starts whamming. Becky has to find a way to save her parents, babysit TJ, and keep her secret identity intact. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
12:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Cooking In Wine Country"  Ever dream of owning a winery? Don and Tru Miller made their dreams come true 12 years ago when they built Adobe Guadalupe in the Valle de Guadalupe. Rick's dream of cooking in their stunning kitchen, with its handmade wood-fired oven, comes true this season when he cooks for the Millers and other local winemakers. Along the way, Rick shops for just-picked produce at the idyllic farm stand on the grounds of Mogor Baden Winery, artisanal cheeses at Rancho La Campana (a 100-year-old cheese cave) as well as for breads and olives at the charming Cremeria los Globos. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "How to Blend The Old with the New When Remodeling"  The final episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the living spaces in Katie's home in Connecticut. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "The Decision, Part 1"  In this opening session, Jerry explains to his students how to use the Hake Brush, and the #6 Dynasty Brush to paint in the background and with the wet-on-wet technique paint in the tall out-of-focus background needs. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. D
2:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Shrine at Czestochowa, Poland"  Wolf visits the monastery that has been a destination for pilgrims for more than 600 years.G
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Fiat 500 Abarth"  Road Test: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. Goss' Garage: TPMS Maintenance. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D
4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Patagonia, Chile - Condors, Lakes and Glaciers in Aysen"  Our journey continues in the southern part of the region, where glaciers loom over crystal clear lakes, cows graze beneath snow-covered peaks, and fly-fishermen come in search of their nirvana. Julie kayaks through magnificent marble caves, hikes on a glacier, shares "mate" with the local fishermen, and enjoys pisco sours with an interesting mix of innkeepers. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
6:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Jubal's Kin; Chuck Odum/Christmas. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "The Decemberists/Gillian Welch"  The Decemberists highlight songs from their release The King Is Dead. Welch and her partner David Rawlings perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest.G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Pavarotti: A Life In Seven Arias"  When Luciano Pavarotti died in September, 2007, the world lost one of the greatest voices in all of music. In celebration of Pavarotti's peerless vocal talent and extraordinary international impact, this performance documentary looks back over his legendary career, utilizing the arias with which he was most closely associated as a narrative framework. From his humble origins in Modena, Italy, A Life in Seven Arias follows "the King of the High C's" meteoric rise, spanning through his London debut in La Boheme, his triumph in La fille du regiment, and his iconic rendition of "Nessun Dorma. D
9:30 pm 
Front Row Center  "Colbie Caillat"  Armed simply with her dusky vocals and acoustic guitar, this episode highlights her homespun music. In this performance, she sings her first hit single, "Bubbly," as well as the love-stricken "Realize." Caillat continues to impress with her sweet lyrics in "Fallin' For You" and falls back in love when she performs "I Never Told You. D
10:30 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Jubal's Kin; Chuck Odum/Christmas. D
11:30 pm 
Austin City Limits  "The Decemberists/Gillian Welch"  The Decemberists highlight songs from their release The King Is Dead. Welch and her partner David Rawlings perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest.G
2:00 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Control"  Microbial Control addresses the different levels of human intervention necessary to control microorganisms. These range from the processing and packaging of our food, to sterilization in hospitals to prevent potentially dangerous encounters with microbes to the use of antibiotics to control infections when they occur.G
2:30 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Interactions"  This program examines the relationships between microbes and other life forms that are essential for most animal life. Although plant materials form the basic food-stuff of most herbivores, they require intestinal microbes to process that plant material into materials animals can use. Examples of both beneficial and harmful relationships are examined. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel invites you to attend visionary K-12 classrooms around the United States. Tap your feet along to a lesson that studies similes with the help of Duke Ellington. Watch an incredible two-woman team tackle algebra with their middle school students, and discover more about the new Common Core State Standards being put in place. D
4:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Movie Animatronics"  Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak-peak into all the hard-work that goes into making creatures come to life. D
4:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Orange Packing"  Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him. D
5:00 am 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 2. Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove"  In Part I, Alfredo Lujan. D
6:00 am 
Travel with Kids  "Florida: Miami & The Everglades"  The crazy art deco buildings painted in an array of colors and a festive atmosphere has the Roberts grooving in the outdoor cafes of South Beach. Surrounded by water, Miami is an ideal place to discover the ocean, and the Roberts do just that.on board an amphibious vehicle, playing in the waves, and checking out an aquarium. D
6:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Surprising Bulgaria"  Rick finds a time warp of old and new chic shops in the city, and donkey carts in the country.G
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Bangkok, Thailand"  Rudy visits the city's back streets, residential klongs and legendary food carts and markets.G
7:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
8:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Amsterdam and the Netherlands"  Rudy bicycles to Amsterdam's great art museums, prowls windmills and visits the Hague.G
8:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G
9:00 am 
Equitrekking  "Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea"  This episode highlights some of the best of classic Jordan, including Petra, Aqaba, Wadi Mujib and the Dead Sea. Darley begins with a visit to the magical city of Petra, where she and her local guide Ibrahim explore by camel, foot and horseback, riding in the lesser-visited suburb of Little Petra and passing through the siq to catch the Treasury, made famous in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in the morning light. Darley learns about the local legends surrounding the Treasury and its contents, as she rides a camel by the Treasury. D
9:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G
10:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
10:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "New Zealand's North Island"  Rudy kayaks along the coastline, follows a Maori guide to where tribes signed a treaty with European settlers, and bicycles through fruit and olive groves.G
11:00 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star"  The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They observe day and evening celebrations, rituals and even participate. They visit a factory famous for Varanasi silk and of course shop! A quick flight to Southern India and to the city of Bangalore, a known major tech metropolis, brought new experiences. D
11:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
12:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
12:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 5. Using Resources"  How can students use a variety of resources well? This session focuses on how to make the most of the resources that can be used in teaching social studies, from artifacts and primary sources to children. D
2:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Control"  Microbial Control addresses the different levels of human intervention necessary to control microorganisms. These range from the processing and packaging of our food, to sterilization in hospitals to prevent potentially dangerous encounters with microbes to the use of antibiotics to control infections when they occur.G
2:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Interactions"  This program examines the relationships between microbes and other life forms that are essential for most animal life. Although plant materials form the basic food-stuff of most herbivores, they require intestinal microbes to process that plant material into materials animals can use. Examples of both beneficial and harmful relationships are examined. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel welcomes you to observe K-12 classrooms that will leave you motivated and inspired. Learn how parents can and should get involved in their child's education. Discover a third grade math class full of music and hard-workers, and watch classrooms that have successfully adapted to the new Common Core State Standards. D
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Movie Animatronics"  Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak-peak into all the hard-work that goes into making creatures come to life. D
4:30 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Orange Packing"  Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him. D
5:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 2. Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove"  In Part I, Alfredo Lujan. D
6:00 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Florida: Miami & The Everglades"  The crazy art deco buildings painted in an array of colors and a festive atmosphere has the Roberts grooving in the outdoor cafes of South Beach. Surrounded by water, Miami is an ideal place to discover the ocean, and the Roberts do just that.on board an amphibious vehicle, playing in the waves, and checking out an aquarium. D
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Surprising Bulgaria"  Rick finds a time warp of old and new chic shops in the city, and donkey carts in the country.G
7:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Bangkok, Thailand"  Rudy visits the city's back streets, residential klongs and legendary food carts and markets.G
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
8:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Amsterdam and the Netherlands"  Rudy bicycles to Amsterdam's great art museums, prowls windmills and visits the Hague.G
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea"  This episode highlights some of the best of classic Jordan, including Petra, Aqaba, Wadi Mujib and the Dead Sea. Darley begins with a visit to the magical city of Petra, where she and her local guide Ibrahim explore by camel, foot and horseback, riding in the lesser-visited suburb of Little Petra and passing through the siq to catch the Treasury, made famous in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in the morning light. Darley learns about the local legends surrounding the Treasury and its contents, as she rides a camel by the Treasury. D
9:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G
10:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
10:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "New Zealand's North Island"  Rudy kayaks along the coastline, follows a Maori guide to where tribes signed a treaty with European settlers, and bicycles through fruit and olive groves.G
11:00 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star"  The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They observe day and evening celebrations, rituals and even participate. They visit a factory famous for Varanasi silk and of course shop! A quick flight to Southern India and to the city of Bangalore, a known major tech metropolis, brought new experiences. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Warren Littlefield (Television Executive). D
3:00 am 
Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road   THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY: A LONG & WINDING ROAD is a historical documentary concerning the most visited segment of the National Park Service. It explores the impact on people along the route and the conflicts inherent in building the 469-mile Parkway. The documentary also makes public, for the first time, a secret deal between FDR and a powerful congressman that was a stunning New Deal political tradeoff. D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   President Obama endorses gay-marriage. How will voters respond? More women are paying alimony and child support. A sign of progress? Mother's day and Single Motherhood. D
5:30 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Larry W. Reed"  Quick: who is the world's first economist? Many of you will answer, correctly, Adam Smith, who is often named as such. Who is still the world's foremost economist? Surprisingly, the same name comes up. The author of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, usually abbreviated simply as The Wealth of Nations, is still a shining light in his chosen science, which he practically pioneered from scratch. D
6:00 am 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. First: should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the United States, as companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft argue? Or are these workers already undercutting the job market for Americans? Need to Know's Rick Karr travels to Silicon Valley and to New York City to investigate. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
American Masters  "Hollywood Chinese"  From the first Chinese-American film in 1916 to Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, this production examines the contributions and portrayals of Chinese people in the industry. Often humorous, sometimes maddening but inspiring, film clips and storytellers - Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, Nancy Kwan, Amy Tan - weave a rich tapestry and complex history.G
8:30 am 
Little Manila: Filipinos In California's Heartland   The "Little Manilla" section of Stockton, Calif., filled with chop-suey houses, gambling dens and dance halls, served as the de facto hometown for displaced Filipinos at the turn of the 20th century. In its heyday, this lively area contained the largest population of Filipinos outside of the Philippines. D
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Global Market Value Investors: Bernard Horn and John Dorfman"  Guests: John Dorfman, Chairman, Thunderstorm Capital, LLC; Bernard Horn, President and Portfolio Manager, Polaris Capital Management, LLC. On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack two value investors with exceptional long-term track records discuss the unusual opportunities they are finding in the global markets. Bernard Horn, finalist for Morningstar's International Stock Fund Manager of the Year award, explains the international strategy he is following in his Polaris Global Value Fund, and Thunderstorm Capital's John Dorfman tackles bargains available in the U.S. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Churches and the Disabled - Lucky Severson reports on congregations that assimilate the severely disabled. Severson speaks with Mark Pinsky, author of the new book Amazing Gifts, about the loneliness of many disabled people, the awkwardness of some churchgoers in their presence and the growing need for places of worship that not only welcome the disabled but put them to work, even as evangelists. Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya - Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a joke-telling, one-man reformer in rural Thailand who is getting results. D
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
12:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. First: should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the United States, as companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft argue? Or are these workers already undercutting the job market for Americans? Need to Know's Rick Karr travels to Silicon Valley and to New York City to investigate. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
American Masters  "Hollywood Chinese"  From the first Chinese-American film in 1916 to Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, this production examines the contributions and portrayals of Chinese people in the industry. Often humorous, sometimes maddening but inspiring, film clips and storytellers - Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, Nancy Kwan, Amy Tan - weave a rich tapestry and complex history.G
2:30 pm 
Little Manila: Filipinos In California's Heartland   The "Little Manilla" section of Stockton, Calif., filled with chop-suey houses, gambling dens and dance halls, served as the de facto hometown for displaced Filipinos at the turn of the 20th century. In its heyday, this lively area contained the largest population of Filipinos outside of the Philippines. D
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   President Obama endorses gay-marriage. How will voters respond? More women are paying alimony and child support. A sign of progress? Mother's day and Single Motherhood. D
3:30 pm 
Scully/The World Show  "Larry W. Reed"  Quick: who is the world's first economist? Many of you will answer, correctly, Adam Smith, who is often named as such. Who is still the world's foremost economist? Surprisingly, the same name comes up. The author of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, usually abbreviated simply as The Wealth of Nations, is still a shining light in his chosen science, which he practically pioneered from scratch. D
4:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Global Market Value Investors: Bernard Horn and John Dorfman"  Guests: John Dorfman, Chairman, Thunderstorm Capital, LLC; Bernard Horn, President and Portfolio Manager, Polaris Capital Management, LLC. On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack two value investors with exceptional long-term track records discuss the unusual opportunities they are finding in the global markets. Bernard Horn, finalist for Morningstar's International Stock Fund Manager of the Year award, explains the international strategy he is following in his Polaris Global Value Fund, and Thunderstorm Capital's John Dorfman tackles bargains available in the U.S. D
4:30 pm 
European Journal  "Ratko Mladic Trial Opens Old Bosnian Wounds"  Azerbaijan: The New Dubai - As host for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, Baku is planning to show the world what it's made of. Oil and natural gas have brought new wealth to Azerbaijan, and made the capital Baku a modern and glittering metropolis. The days when Baku was drab and dreary are long past. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Fighting for Fair Play On TV and Taxes"  With the 2012 campaign season moving from primary to election mode, Bill invites back to his studio master media decoder Kathleen Hall Jamieson for a closer look at the role media misinformation will play in the Obama vs. Romney TV ad slugfest. Jamieson runs the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, including the sites FactCheck. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. First: should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the United States, as companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft argue? Or are these workers already undercutting the job market for Americans? Need to Know's Rick Karr travels to Silicon Valley and to New York City to investigate. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Hollywood Chinese"  From the first Chinese-American film in 1916 to Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, this production examines the contributions and portrayals of Chinese people in the industry. Often humorous, sometimes maddening but inspiring, film clips and storytellers - Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, Nancy Kwan, Amy Tan - weave a rich tapestry and complex history.G
9:30 pm 
Little Manila: Filipinos In California's Heartland   The "Little Manilla" section of Stockton, Calif., filled with chop-suey houses, gambling dens and dance halls, served as the de facto hometown for displaced Filipinos at the turn of the 20th century. In its heyday, this lively area contained the largest population of Filipinos outside of the Philippines. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Fighting for Fair Play On TV and Taxes"  With the 2012 campaign season moving from primary to election mode, Bill invites back to his studio master media decoder Kathleen Hall Jamieson for a closer look at the role media misinformation will play in the Obama vs. Romney TV ad slugfest. Jamieson runs the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, including the sites FactCheck. D
11:00 pm 
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