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August 12, 2008
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5:30 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Zipper Factory"  Mister Rogers learns how people make zippers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the king and queen leave to teach a course at the Royal School of Castle Management. Prince Tuesday is left with his "night and day caregiver," Mr. Aber.G
6:00 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World  "The Trip to Green Island/Give Me A Call"  The Trip to Green Island 8 The birds have explored every last place on Earth (or so they think) except for Green Island. Will they ever get there? All the PEEP kids have come to the park for a giant exploration. Termite damage and a sunken ship are some of the things that our teams of kid explorers observe. D
6:30 am 
Arthur  "Hic Or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright"  D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that won't go away. Buster can't wait for Brain to make a mistake.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Up, Up and Away/Skunked"  George learns that it takes a tether, a basket and hot air for a balloon to successfully lift-off.G
7:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Doghouse Rock/Guess Who's Coming to Birdwell Island"  DOGHOUSE ROCK: Mac wants to join the pop band T-Bone has put together, but has a hard time finding where his talents fit in. With the help of his good friends, Mac discovers he has a special talent for writing. GUESS WHO'S COMING TO BIRDWELL ISLAND: When a famous dog champion Oscar OwenBright Like The Sun comes to Birdwell, the dogs go out of their way to impress him. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G
8:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Fly with a New Friend (Part 1 & 2)"  Part 1: Max & Emmy's new neighbor Enrique, who was born in Colombia, has just moved to the U.S. and is having a hard time adjusting to life and school in a new country. Enrique wishes for a place where everyone is as friendly as Max and Emmy. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Telly's New Shoes"  Abby meets Chris to show off her new shoes that she got from the Shoe Fairy. When Telly walks in without any shoes, Abby tells him that he should make a shoe wish so the Shoe Fairy will come and give him his first pair of shoes. Telly can't decide on which pair of shoes he wants so he tells the Shoe Fairy to surprise him. D
10:00 am 
It's A Big Big World  "Not Found Here"  Smooch, Winslow and Snook look for Wartz, the tadpole and find that he is now a tree frog!G
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Princess Sheep/W Drought"  Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. Although Sheep promises to take turns wearing the crown and being princess, she gets royally carried away playing her role. It is only after she hurts Bear's feelings that Sheep learns that a true princess isn't selfish, but kind and generous instead. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Helper"  Caillou the Patient - While pretending to be a jet pilot Caillou falls down and scrapes his knees. Even though it hurts, he likes the extra attention from Mommy and Rosie. He's not sure he can run anymore, until he looks out the window and sees Leo and Clementine heading to the park! Caillou the Police Officer - When the traffic lights near school stop working a policeman comes to direct traffic. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Shrinking Blankey and the Awful Tooth"  The Shrinking Blankey: Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, SHE is growing. She is not sure she likes this idea at first, but Barney soon helps her see that growing and changing are very good things! Educational theme: Growing. D
12:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Numbers "1""  Children explore the number one. The Teletubbies giggle as they try doing everything at the same time and get into a jam. So, they do things one at a time. Then they dance the tip toe dance.G
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Hot and Cold"  A Gila monster and snow leopard come to visit and the Kratt Brothers turn Animal Junction into both a hot and cold place so Zoboo's friends can stay for a while. Martin, Chris and Zoboo figure out how to adapt to living in different climates, creature style.G
1:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Click, Clack, Moo/The Little Red Hen"  Farm animals have a lot to teach Lionel and Leona about the power of writing, and the value of helping. key words: cows, hen featured consonant sounds: c, h. D
1:30 pm 
Wishbone  "A Tail In Twain (Pt. 2)"  Joe Talbot (the imaginative Jack Russell terrier's owner) and his friends have an end-of-summer adventure in Jackson Park in their hometown. Meanwhile, Wishbone slips into Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer in the title role for an adventure with Huck Finn.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Up, Up and Away/Skunked"  George learns that it takes a tether, a basket and hot air for a balloon to successfully lift-off.G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Tobey's Masterpiece/Chuck The Nice Pencil-Selling Guy"  TOBEY'S MASTERPIECE: After Tobey fails to paint a masterpiece in art class, Tobey's robot turns out to be a great artist in its own right. CHUCK THE NICE PENCIL-SELLING GUY: Chuck, freed from jail, tries to go straight - but when he finds out his new boss doesn't like sandwiches, he snaps and takes him captive. WordGirl must broker a compromise to save the day. D
3:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Friends Forever?"  "Las Tres Amigas" get into an argument and split up. Miguel, Theo and Andy watch their breakup with amusement. As the girls return each other's borrowed belongings and try to avoid each other in the lunchroom, the boys smugly believe that such a thing could never happen to them. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Perfect Fit"  The monster Gigabyte returns! The bad guys bring Gigabyte to a remote, Mayan-style pyramid on cybersite Jimaya. The CyberSquad must work their way past a variety of obstacles, and block the rays of the sun before it can energize the metal monster and cause chaos!. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Grandma Ruffman's Recipe for Success"  Grandma Ruffman wants Ruff to sell a few hundred thousand copies of her cookbook on his show, but she thinks her grandson needs to be much funnier to garner the ratings he'll need to move product. So Ruff sends Taylor, Noah, and Brian out to cook Grandma's recipes.on a farm, and Grandma sends Khalil out to learn how to tell jokes from a professional comedian. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Hic Or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright"  D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that won't go away. Buster can't wait for Brain to make a mistake.G
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Princess Sheep/W Drought"  Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. Although Sheep promises to take turns wearing the crown and being princess, she gets royally carried away playing her role. It is only after she hurts Bear's feelings that Sheep learns that a true princess isn't selfish, but kind and generous instead. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Penguin Invasion"  When penguins take over a popular South African beach resort, laughter, fun and conflict are the result.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
9:00 pm 
Wide Angle  "China Prep"  Cameras follow four of the 1,800 teenagers at one of China's elite high schools as they complete their final year and study day and night for the end-of-year exam. They are all competing for one of 59 spots in China's top two universities.G
10:00 pm 
P.O.V.  "Belarusian Waltz"  Post-modern street theater meets 1930s-style authoritarianism as Alexander Pushkin's comical exploits mock dictator Alexander Lukashenko's rule in Belarus, a former Soviet republic. This offbeat tale offers a window into the soul of the Belarusian people.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Vitaly Churkin"  An update on the conflict between Georgia and Russia with Vitaly Churkin, Permanent Representative (Ambassador) of the Russian Federation. D
5:30 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Raichlen On Ribs"  Steve shares techniques and technical know-how for the perfect rib while making smoky baby back ribs, five-spice Shanghai beef short ribs and countryside ribs.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
6:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Estonia"  The old town in the capital city of Talinn is Europe's best-restored medieval town with streets and buildings that recall the days of the Hanseatic League but whose cafes, art galleries, hotels, and restaurants today appeal to both sophisticated as well as first-time travelers. Venture into the countryside of Estonia, to the large island of Saaremaa and the much smaller island of Muhu, where you'll find windmills, thatch-roofed farmhouses and quiet waters. Of special interest is a candid interview with Mart Laar, the prime minister who took over a country that was an economic and psychological basket case following the withdrawal of Soviet troops and-with the help of a flat tax-turned Estonia into one of Europe's most dynamic and forward-thinking little countries. D
7:00 am 
The Victory Garden   Correspondent Adrian Bloom is in South Africa's wine-growing valley, Stellenbosch, to visit Vergelegen Estate, with its garden vistas, 50-foot perennial borders, 300-year-old camphor trees and white garden.G
7:30 am 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Cowboy Sideboard"  In Wyoming, Norm learns about 1930s dude ranch-style furniture made by Thomas Molesworth. At home, he makes a Molesworth-style sideboard for his own collection.G
8:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Farm Stand"  Katie demonstrates how to grow, and then cook, garden-fresh delights from the local farm stand. Recipes: watermelon with a mint glaze and cider-braised cabbage. Projects: tin planters. D
8:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Small, Smaller, Smallest"  Barbara Kotsos shows how to fade part of a photo to create space for journaling. Guest Kristine Widfeldt creates mini card albums.G
9:00 am 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Sheer Window Inserts"  Guests Patti Jo Larson and Julie Mallory make personalized sheer window coverings that apply flat to the glass with starch.G
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Golden Mist Oval"  Bob Ross creates an oval scene with warm brown and gold tones that captures a lonely forest river. D
10:00 am 
Master Class at Johnson & Wales  "Potato Fest"  Potato lovers have a lot to choose from as Johnson & Wales chefs transform this humble ingredient into some mouth-watering dishes, including a hearty chowder crowned with lobster and a strudel layered with delicious surprises. Special guest is Gordon Hamersley from Boston's Hamersley's Bistro who takes pot-roasted pork to new levels by infusing it with some very special ingredients. POTATO CORN CHOWDER WITH LOBSTER MEDALLION; POTATO STRUDEL; POT-ROASTED PORK WITH PRUNES, ARMAGNAC, AND ALNUTS. D
10:30 am 
Baking with Julia   Esther McManus, chef, baker, instructor and consultant, prepares almond croissants, plain croissants, chocolate croissants, pate filled croissants and basteeya. D
11:01 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D
11:29 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilms. D
12:01 pm 
Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers  "Workshop 4. Different Purposes"  Purpose directly relates to the form or genre selected to express writers. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Amistad Case"  Gary Fisher is a teacher at Timilty Middle School in the urban community of Roxbury, Massachusetts, part of the greater Boston area. In his eighth–grade U.S. history class, Mr. Fisher examines the history of African American slavery through a dramatic mock trial based on the Amistad case in 1839. D
1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Landmark Supreme Court Cases"  Wendy Ewbank teaches seventh and eighth grade at Madrona School in Bellevue, Washington. In a civics lesson on landmark Supreme Court cases, the students focus on the tension between the rights of the individual and the good of society. In the lesson, students work in groups, presenting various cases to the class in the form of a press conference. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Legacy"  Rural families discuss the "legacies" they hope to pass on to their children. What is deemednimportant-a business, land, education, the environment, or something else-depends on socialnclass, gender, race, and ethnicity.n. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Changes on the Chang Jiang"  Shanghai: Head of the Dragon. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Booming Maritime Edge"  Guangdong: Globalization in the Pearl River Delta. D
4:01 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Anxiety Disorders"  Even in the best of times, we all experience some anxiety. But millions of Americans suffer fromnmajor anxiety disorders. This program examines two of the most common, panic withnagoraphobia and generalized anxiety disorder, and shows how psychologists are makingnheadway in treating them. D
5:00 pm 
New Jewish Cuisine with Jeff Nathan and Friends  "New Sephardic Cuisine"  Chef Nathan creates recipes from Morocco, Spain and Iran, including eggplant and cracked wheat salad and fennel-crusted sweetbreads. D
5:30 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Raichlen On Ribs"  Steve shares techniques and technical know-how for the perfect rib while making smoky baby back ribs, five-spice Shanghai beef short ribs and countryside ribs.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
6:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Estonia"  The old town in the capital city of Talinn is Europe's best-restored medieval town with streets and buildings that recall the days of the Hanseatic League but whose cafes, art galleries, hotels, and restaurants today appeal to both sophisticated as well as first-time travelers. Venture into the countryside of Estonia, to the large island of Saaremaa and the much smaller island of Muhu, where you'll find windmills, thatch-roofed farmhouses and quiet waters. Of special interest is a candid interview with Mart Laar, the prime minister who took over a country that was an economic and psychological basket case following the withdrawal of Soviet troops and-with the help of a flat tax-turned Estonia into one of Europe's most dynamic and forward-thinking little countries. D
7:00 pm 
The Victory Garden   Correspondent Adrian Bloom is in South Africa's wine-growing valley, Stellenbosch, to visit Vergelegen Estate, with its garden vistas, 50-foot perennial borders, 300-year-old camphor trees and white garden.G
7:30 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Cowboy Sideboard"  In Wyoming, Norm learns about 1930s dude ranch-style furniture made by Thomas Molesworth. At home, he makes a Molesworth-style sideboard for his own collection.G
8:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Farm Stand"  Katie demonstrates how to grow, and then cook, garden-fresh delights from the local farm stand. Recipes: watermelon with a mint glaze and cider-braised cabbage. Projects: tin planters. D
8:30 pm 
Scrapbook Memories  "Small, Smaller, Smallest"  Barbara Kotsos shows how to fade part of a photo to create space for journaling. Guest Kristine Widfeldt creates mini card albums.G
9:00 pm 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Sheer Window Inserts"  Guests Patti Jo Larson and Julie Mallory make personalized sheer window coverings that apply flat to the glass with starch.G
9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Golden Mist Oval"  Bob Ross creates an oval scene with warm brown and gold tones that captures a lonely forest river. D
10:00 pm 
Master Class at Johnson & Wales  "Potato Fest"  Potato lovers have a lot to choose from as Johnson & Wales chefs transform this humble ingredient into some mouth-watering dishes, including a hearty chowder crowned with lobster and a strudel layered with delicious surprises. Special guest is Gordon Hamersley from Boston's Hamersley's Bistro who takes pot-roasted pork to new levels by infusing it with some very special ingredients. POTATO CORN CHOWDER WITH LOBSTER MEDALLION; POTATO STRUDEL; POT-ROASTED PORK WITH PRUNES, ARMAGNAC, AND ALNUTS. D
10:30 pm 
Baking with Julia   Esther McManus, chef, baker, instructor and consultant, prepares almond croissants, plain croissants, chocolate croissants, pate filled croissants and basteeya. D
11:01 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D
11:29 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilms. D
5:30 am 
Wild Chronicles   This episode looks at preserving the Dominican Republic's coral reefs, tourism's coexistence with Tanzania's Mahale chimps, new discoveries on Palau and diving South Africa's shark alley.G
6:00 am 
Wild Chronicles   News from Nature - Wild Chronicles follows photographer Frans Lanting on assignment for National Geographic magazine to New Zealand's sub-Antarctic Campbell Island to capture a rare glimpse of the albatross's courtship displays. Efficiently designed to ride air currents, albatrosses come ashore only to breed. But slow reproduction rates make populations vulnerable and conservationists warn that many albatross species may be facing extinction. D
6:30 am 
Wild Chronicles   Topics include: Saving Florida bears, restoring prairie land, a giant tarantula and cleaning America's waterways.G
7:00 am 
Nature  "The Dolphin Defender"  For more than 25 years, filmmaker Hardy Jones has been on the trail of the world's dolphins to gather everything he could learn about them in the wild. This is the story of his personal journey into the world of dolphins and the sometimes dangerous waters into which they have led him.G
8:00 am 
History Detectives  "Portrait of George Washington, Patty Cannon, Trumpet"  The experts set out to prove that a painting passed down through a Washington, D.C. family for generations is an authentic portrait of George Washington, perhaps by Gilbert Stuart.G
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Rep. Nancy Pelosi (House Speaker). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Alden McDonald (Pres., Liberty Bank)/Jon Hamm (actor, "Mad Men"). D
10:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Committed to Clinton: Some Sen. Clinton supporters are still refusing to back Obama and are urging the DNC to place her name on the nomination. McCain Misogyny?: Sen. D
10:30 am 
European Journal  "The Mysterious Death of France's Oyster Population"  The mysterious epidemic destroying France's oysters. The beginning of our new series "Masters of the Metropolis" with a profile of Berlin's boisterous boss, Klaus Wowereit. The bloody price of a fragile Independence in Abkhazia. D
11:00 am 
Wild Chronicles   This episode investigates fishing practices of pair-trawlers, traces mankind's family tree, and reveals a dino-autopsy.G
11:30 am 
Wild Chronicles   This episode looks at preserving the Dominican Republic's coral reefs, tourism's coexistence with Tanzania's Mahale chimps, new discoveries on Palau and diving South Africa's shark alley.G
12:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
1:00 pm 
Nature  "The Dolphin Defender"  For more than 25 years, filmmaker Hardy Jones has been on the trail of the world's dolphins to gather everything he could learn about them in the wild. This is the story of his personal journey into the world of dolphins and the sometimes dangerous waters into which they have led him.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Don Keough"  First, A discussion about the escalating conflict between Georgia and Russia with Robert Kagan and Stephen Sestanovich. Next, a conversation with Don Keough, chairman of the Board of Allen & Company Incorporated, a New York investment-banking firm. D
3:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Black Tom Shell/USS Olympia Glass/Front Street Blockhouse"  Is this shell from a devastating act of foreign sabotage on American soil? Could this farmhouse door have sailed into battle in one of the country's greatest naval victories? Did this unassuming house once protect an American colony from attack almost 300 years ago?G
4:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 1"  Filmed in Russia amid its palaces and cathedral, this documentary uses recently released memoirs and correspondence to provide an intimate, previously unseen view of the enigmatic monarch. She is an early feminist, prolific writer and fabled sexual enthusiast who uses charm, cunning and diplomacy to become Russia's most powerful ruler. Part 1 of 2G
5:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 2"  As the unchallenged Empress of Russia, Catherine transforms the impoverished uncivil nation into a sophisticated empire equal to any in Europe. She establishes schools and hospitals nationwide and extends Russia's territory south to the Black Sea. She becomes famous for taking lovers who are younger as she ages. Part 2 of 2G
6:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
BBC World News   NULL
9:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 1"  Filmed in Russia amid its palaces and cathedral, this documentary uses recently released memoirs and correspondence to provide an intimate, previously unseen view of the enigmatic monarch. She is an early feminist, prolific writer and fabled sexual enthusiast who uses charm, cunning and diplomacy to become Russia's most powerful ruler. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 2"  As the unchallenged Empress of Russia, Catherine transforms the impoverished uncivil nation into a sophisticated empire equal to any in Europe. She establishes schools and hospitals nationwide and extends Russia's territory south to the Black Sea. She becomes famous for taking lovers who are younger as she ages. Part 2 of 2G
11:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Black Tom Shell/USS Olympia Glass/Front Street Blockhouse"  Is this shell from a devastating act of foreign sabotage on American soil? Could this farmhouse door have sailed into battle in one of the country's greatest naval victories? Did this unassuming house once protect an American colony from attack almost 300 years ago?G

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