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August 12, 2012
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5:00 pm 
The Tradesmen: Making An Art of Work   The Tradesmen: Making an Art of Work is an exploratory social documentary. It will engage the viewer as they watch the vocational lives of several tradesmen and will discuss the issues encompassing the trades in contemporary America. The documentary is a real and unflinching look at the lives and work of the modern tradesman and is an exposition into the socioeconomic topics related to the modern blue-collar craftsman. D
6:00 pm 
Pricele$$   Campaign money is currently top-of-mind for many Americans. PRICELE$$ is one Emmy-Award winning producer's spellbinding and, at times, hilarious personal journey across America to learn more about how campaigns are financed, how these multi-millions of dollars impact our Democracy and the meaning of the Citizens' United decision. With interviews of everyday folks, lobbyists AND members of Congress in BOTH parties as well as business owners, blue collar workers, farmers and students, the documentary has received such varied endorsements as from Republican Alan Simpson and Democrat Mario Cuomo. D
7:00 pm 
History Detectives   Tukufu Zuberi investigates a pair of Woolworth signs that might have been part of the 1960 lunch-counter sit-ins. The owner of a set of toy soldiers still wonders if the father of his childhood friend was a Nazi spy. Another man has a journal of liquor recipes that makes him wonder if his uncle was a Prohibition bootlegger.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 1"  Experts round up two Picasso-designed vases bought in France and a court affidavit submitted to the State of Maine by Jimmy Carter appealing a decision to list his first name on the ballot as James. An ornate saddle the owner used to compete for the title of rodeo queen in Coolidge, Arizona, is valued up to $8,000.G
9:00 pm 
The Tradesmen: Making An Art of Work   The Tradesmen: Making an Art of Work is an exploratory social documentary. It will engage the viewer as they watch the vocational lives of several tradesmen and will discuss the issues encompassing the trades in contemporary America. The documentary is a real and unflinching look at the lives and work of the modern tradesman and is an exposition into the socioeconomic topics related to the modern blue-collar craftsman. D
10:00 pm 
Pricele$$   Campaign money is currently top-of-mind for many Americans. PRICELE$$ is one Emmy-Award winning producer's spellbinding and, at times, hilarious personal journey across America to learn more about how campaigns are financed, how these multi-millions of dollars impact our Democracy and the meaning of the Citizens' United decision. With interviews of everyday folks, lobbyists AND members of Congress in BOTH parties as well as business owners, blue collar workers, farmers and students, the documentary has received such varied endorsements as from Republican Alan Simpson and Democrat Mario Cuomo. D
11:00 pm 
History Detectives   Tukufu Zuberi investigates a pair of Woolworth signs that might have been part of the 1960 lunch-counter sit-ins. The owner of a set of toy soldiers still wonders if the father of his childhood friend was a Nazi spy. Another man has a journal of liquor recipes that makes him wonder if his uncle was a Prohibition bootlegger.G
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Burn in the USA"  The whole world grills, and a few countries smoke. But only one place on Planet Barbecue has highly evolved traditions of both-the U.S.A. D
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Kicking Up The Classics"  Joanne and her student Lauren give comfort food a kick preparing a 30 minute lamb and black bean chili and hiding a red pepper jelly surprise inside corn muffins. Recipes: Thirty-Minute Lamb and Black Bean Chili and Spicy Red Pepper Jelly-Filled Corn Muffins. Student: Lauren Eastman, Public Relations Executive. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a recirculation pump to provide hot water quickly to a bathroom. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shares a tip for fixing the handle on a casement window. Afterward, Tom, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin travels to Dallas to help a homeowner line her fireplace chimney. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles, and rambles medieval walls.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Uruguay"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to the small South American country of Uruguay to discover gaucho culture by visiting various estancias, riding with cowboys on the beach, taking in the coastal town of Punta del Este and tasting local foods in Montevideo. At an eco-friendly ranch that raises sheep and cattle, Darley learns about the area's mystical vibe on a ride to a section of mysterious stone cones and up to a high point with views of a Tibetan monastery. Over a morning cup of mate, a special tea popular throughout Uruguay, Darley talks with a local about the tradition behind this caffeinated drink and the proper way to prepare it. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
9:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Bridge Over River Kwai Meets Monkey Kingdom/Kanchanaburi"  Khao Tang Nha Tang (Crispy Rice) with minced pork, coconut milk and chili paste dipping sauce.G
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. Recipes: Bruschetta Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Greens, Clams with Chorizo and Orange, and Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Maple Syrup Compote. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles, and rambles medieval walls.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Newsies, Tales and Tunes"  Composer Alan Menken and librettist Harvey Fierstein join Theater Talk co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins at the piano to discuss transforming the 1992 cult classic film, Newsies, into the hit musical, now at New York City's and Nederlander Theatre and soon to be on tour across the USA. The duo perform several of the shows best songs, plus a couple of other fun ones that didn't make it into the Broadway version. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Arguments Against God?"  All who affirm that God does exist should examine the strong attacks of those who conclude that God does not exist, and then assess the sharp counterattacks of scholarly believers. Belief in God is too important to be determined by cultural circumstances. D
5:00 pm 
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis   In the rarefied world of concert violinists, it is simply known as "The Indianapolis." At this prestigious music competition, the world's most talented young violinists undergo a lengthy application and elimination process in the hopes of making the finals and competing against their peers in a grueling four-round, 17-day event. At stake: a Carnegie Hall main stage debut, the use of a 1683 Stradivarius violin, and other coveted prizes. D
6:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Team Qatar"  This film follows the journey of five Middle Eastern teens from the world's richest country as they are initiated into the cutthroat subculture of competitive high-school debating. Guided by the 22 year-old former president of the Oxford Union, they direct their immense curiosity and ambition towards mastering the arcane strategies of British parliamentary debate. They are determined to show they are not closed-minded extremists -- and even more determined to win. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Pickles"  In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, in Galilee, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. With little formal education and no work experience outside of the home, the women face endless hurdles in expanding their business start-up -- while their personal lives reflect the joys and sadness of family weddings, bereavement and loneliness. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G
9:00 pm 
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis   In the rarefied world of concert violinists, it is simply known as "The Indianapolis." At this prestigious music competition, the world's most talented young violinists undergo a lengthy application and elimination process in the hopes of making the finals and competing against their peers in a grueling four-round, 17-day event. At stake: a Carnegie Hall main stage debut, the use of a 1683 Stradivarius violin, and other coveted prizes. D
10:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Team Qatar"  This film follows the journey of five Middle Eastern teens from the world's richest country as they are initiated into the cutthroat subculture of competitive high-school debating. Guided by the 22 year-old former president of the Oxford Union, they direct their immense curiosity and ambition towards mastering the arcane strategies of British parliamentary debate. They are determined to show they are not closed-minded extremists -- and even more determined to win. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Pickles"  In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, in Galilee, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. With little formal education and no work experience outside of the home, the women face endless hurdles in expanding their business start-up -- while their personal lives reflect the joys and sadness of family weddings, bereavement and loneliness. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Hands"  Toby is fitted with a brand new three chime whistle while his little bell is repaired. Toby finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, Toby comes up with a plan. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Door Monkey/Curious George Goes Up the River"  Curious George, Door Monkey: As lobby dog, it's Hundley's job to keep everything in order. But when George finds some intriguingly shaped packages, the lobby is soon filled with tennis, bowling, and golf balls and a ton of empty boxes! George and Hundley scramble to put the balls back in the right size boxes before the ball-collector tenant comes to retrieve his packages! Curious George Goes Up the River - George is supposed to be feeding the ducks while The Man with the Yellow Hat helps Mrs. Renkins look for her lost baby chicks. But somehow, "feeding the ducks" turns into a trip down the river for George and Jumpy. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha to the Rescue/Martha Camps Out"  Martha to the Rescue - Martha is inspired by her favorite show, "Courageous Collie Carlo." Martha Camps Out - Ronald finds out that Helen and Alice plan to go camping and warns them about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods.G
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Bananas"  Annie's Uncle Sigmund needs The Electric Company's help to talk to an old friend who has come back to visit the neighborhood. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Road Rage, Anger, and Fury/By Jove, You've Wrecked My Robots!"  ROAD RAGE, ANGER, AND FURY - Feeling at the end of her rope and fed up with all of the city's traffic, Lady Redundant Woman creates an army of copies in order to block all of the other cars and get her own carried out of traffic. Can Becky successfully trick her family into believing that a Becky balloon is actually her so that WordGirl can get out into traffic to defeat Lady Redundant Woman? Vocabulary Words: Obstacle, Rant. BY JOVE, YOU'VE WRECKED MY ROBOTS! - With the hopes of exposing WordGirl's true identity, Tobey takes a game about evil robots to Becky's house. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Wedding Scammer"  Believing that the Wicked Witch is really the long lost daughter of a powerful king, Hacker agrees to marry her, convinced that their union will double his power and Motherboard will never be able to defeat him. What Hacker doesn't know is that Wicked has secretly hidden away the REAL long-lost daughter of the king and stolen her identity. The kids must think their way through an intricate series of puzzles to free the real daughter. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime"  Ruff learns that he's horrible at charades. To help him figure out how to act without making a sound, he sends Emmie and Marc to meet some mimes. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to make sculptures that move called kinetic sculptures. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm"  Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone helps him feel better by telling their own tales of embarrassing moments. However, Jetta insists these things never happen to her. LUCKY CHARM - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself After losing her lucky stone, Emily Elizabeth loses her confidence. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "D.W., Queen of the Comeback/In My Africa"  D.W., Queen of the Comeback - The Tibbles tease, D.W. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha to the Rescue/Martha Camps Out"  Martha to the Rescue - Martha is inspired by her favorite show, "Courageous Collie Carlo." Martha Camps Out - Ronald finds out that Helen and Alice plan to go camping and warns them about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods.G
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Door Monkey/Curious George Goes Up the River"  Curious George, Door Monkey: As lobby dog, it's Hundley's job to keep everything in order. But when George finds some intriguingly shaped packages, the lobby is soon filled with tennis, bowling, and golf balls and a ton of empty boxes! George and Hundley scramble to put the balls back in the right size boxes before the ball-collector tenant comes to retrieve his packages! Curious George Goes Up the River - George is supposed to be feeding the ducks while The Man with the Yellow Hat helps Mrs. Renkins look for her lost baby chicks. But somehow, "feeding the ducks" turns into a trip down the river for George and Jumpy. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D

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