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October 13, 2012
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3:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  New host David Pogue, technology reporter for the New York Times opens the new season by exploring traits once thought to be uniquely human - language, toolmaking, laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants. His investigations lead him to learn how much of his own DNA comes from a Neanderthal ancestor.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 1"  Collectors bring such treasures as a 1952 Fender Esquire guitar and a late 19th-century child's sled in the shape of a swan. An 18th-century desk and bookcase passed down to the owner from his great-grandfather, a former governor of Connecticut, has a potential value of $250,000 if the two pieces are not marred. Part 1 of 3G
4:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Furniture specialist Lennox Cato shares his tips for canny collecting, and Penny Brittain learns that a stitch in time is the watchword of textile conservation.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Ancient Glory"  Rick takes a fresh look at Rome by exploring the traces of life in the capital of the ancient world - visiting the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and viewing the empire's art. Then he goes by bicycle to see the Appian Way and the other marvels of Roman engineering. Part 1 of 3G
6:00 pm 
6:30 pm 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "County Fair"  This production-filled show captures the fun of a fair including "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon." Dick Dale sings "John Henry." Bobby and Cissy have "Fun Goin' To the Fair." The band plays a medley from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel.G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Anything You Can Do"  Fed up with complaints about the food, the canteen staff goes on strike and challenges the Ladies and Gents staff to do better.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Let There Be Light"  Hyacinth is desperate to keep up with the Barker-Finches, who have a bit of local fame at barbecue. She plans a super barbecue special, complete with her own local "celebrity." Richard is far from keen on the whole idea.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Problems, Problems"  Jean and Lionel debate the mini-series to be based on their love story.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum and Dad struggle to put things right between them. Karen is worried by her vital role in the school concert. Ben is busy recreating the assault on Everest on the stairs.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Harold's Job"  Harold leaves the Lodge and moves to the city to take a job as as assistant account executive for an international corporation. Ranger Gordon's animated educational films are introduced. Red demonstrates how to clean out your car with a garbage truck.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "Can't Get No Satisfaction"  Michael and Alfie's internet dating does not go quite according to plan. Kenzo's piano-playing may leave a lot to be desired, but will Ben's attempt to get his old band together prove a bigger hit?G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Girl Who Waited"  Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague - a plague that will kill the Doctor in a day. The Doctor can use the TARDIS to smash through time and break in, but then Rory is on his own. Can he rescue Amy before she is killed by kindness?G
11:48 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "What Dreams May Come"  NULL
3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Salmon and Sole"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. D
3:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Calgary & Aboriginal Alberta"  Canada's First Nations culture comes alive at aboriginal sites like "Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump", and her earliest residents are gloriously displayed at the Royal Tyrell Dinosaur museum, where we get a back room tour! We'll get back-to-nature at Waterton International Peace Park, get up close and personal with Tara the buffalo, then delve into Alberta's vibrant 'farm to table' foodie scene in Calgary!. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  Brianna Barnes visits Atlantic City and Wildwoods in New Jersey before heading to Delaware with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She journeys through the Brandywine Valley into Pennsylvania where she tastes cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, visits Amish country and checks out Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.G
5:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "The Ford Brothers"  This program is a reunion of the original family band with brothers Mark Ford on harmonica and Pat Ford on drums rejoining the incomparable Robben Ford (sideman for Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison as well as the leader of his own award winning jazz group) in a rousing road-house dance party. The concert also features a guest appearance by recording artist Chris Cain. "Playing with the Ford boys took me back to the band with Little Walter and Jimmy Rogers, and that's why I told Chess to sign them up. D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Bon Iver"  The Grammy-winning group performs material from its self-titled second album.G
7:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)"  Forence Ziegfield Jr. and his Follies introduce key figures of the era: Irving Berlin, Fanny Brice and George M. Cohan. Host Julie Andrews introduces the episodes filed with music, interviews, archival photographs and footage. Highlights of the opening episode include footage of Fanny Brice singing "My Man" from Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's 1927 masterpiece, Show Boat. Part 1 of 6G
8:00 pm 
The Cliburn: 50 Years of Gold   This program follows the 50-year history of one of the world's most prestigious music competitions - the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. The retrospective filmed with dynamic piano performances and stories of competitors, includes historic footage and interviews with Van Cliburn himself.G
9:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Hillbilly Gypsies; South Carolina Broadcasters. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Bon Iver"  The Grammy-winning group performs material from its self-titled second album.G
11:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)"  Forence Ziegfield Jr. and his Follies introduce key figures of the era: Irving Berlin, Fanny Brice and George M. Cohan. Host Julie Andrews introduces the episodes filed with music, interviews, archival photographs and footage. Highlights of the opening episode include footage of Fanny Brice singing "My Man" from Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's 1927 masterpiece, Show Boat. Part 1 of 6G
3:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "My Favorite Season"  The Signing Time friends sing and sign their way through the changing seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall. D
3:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "My Things"  After playtime, Alex, Leah and Hopkins return every toy to its "right place.". D
4:00 pm 
Dissed-Respect: The Impact of Bullying   DISSED-RESPECT: The Impact of Bullying encourages dialogue about the need to reduce the high-risk behavior of bullying. It reveals the relationship between bullying and dysfunctional aspects of diversity, as well as increases the positive development of respect in students. The program combines role-playing scenes with candid interviews of students and authorities in the field. D
4:30 pm 
No Textbook Answer - Communities Confront The Achievement Gap   No Textbook Answer - Communities Confront the Achievement Gap tells the story of seven communities around the country that realized that their minority and low-income children were falling significantly behind their white and affluent counterparts in school. So each community came together to talk about the "Achievement Gap" as they saw it. From those conversations, community members began to think about what they could do on their own, as a community, without waiting for a state or federal agency to provide funding to close the gap. D
5:00 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Family Rooms"  Today it's all about putting the "family" back into the family room. We'll figure out what that means and take the steps to make that room draw the family back in to spend some time together. We begin with decluttering and updating a family room. D
5:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Working In Style"  The workspaces of the home get their fair share of attention as Vicki and Sloan show you how to create a handy workshop in the garage and organize the mudroom and laundry area. They also share tips on setting up a computer center for the entire family. D
6:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Shop Storage: Slant-Front Tool Cart"  Keep every tool in your shop neat and organized with a handy roll-around tool cart. This plywood project features handy pullout drawers for plenty of storage, and screw together joinery makes it easy to build. The editors of Woodsmith show you how to make one for your shop.G
6:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Home Fitness/Spa Center (Attic Makeover, Part 4)"  With heavy construction complete, Vicki and Sloan get busy creating the perfect space for mind, body and soul by setting up the exercise equipment, A/V units and juice bar. The duo also installs a power valet in the large storage closet. D
7:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Window Bench"  This style of bench was originally found in New York. A tilt-up seat reveals a hidden storage compartment. The white ash seat is strong yet beautiful. D
7:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bedroom Inspirations"  Today's show teaches an easy way to decorate using an inspiration piece. Matt and Shari show how to create the bedroom of your dreams starting with a discussion of how to dress a bed. Then, Matt demonstrates how to create a custom designed closet organizer. D
8:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Cherry Console"  Sturdy construction and a classic design are just a couple of the features of this classic cherry console. Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you how to turn a sheet of plywood and some hardwood edging into an elegant storage project. D
8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Storage Solutions"  There's nothing worse than too little storage! We solve that dilemma today with ideas for kitchen storage. Then, Shari makes basket liners for fashionable storage. Next, it's an outdoor tool storage rack with Matt. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chocolate Torte"  Host Christopher Kimball visits the Hotel Sacher Vienna to taste Sacher torte, and test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows him how to make foolproof Chocolate Torte at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of baking chocolate. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best nut choppers. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Shiso & Tomatoes"  Guest Chef: Michel Nischan. When one thinks about the perfect mate for tomatoes, basil always comes to mind. But with today's East-West pair Ming takes flavors a step further and pairs them with basil's Japanese relative- shiso, starting with a soup that shines in the summer- 'Gazpacho' with Shiso Oil. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Love Affair"  Inspired by dishes made in her classes in Italy, Joanne introduces her student Reggie to bagnacauda, rigatoni with chicken in a tomato cream sauce, and a vegetable ribbon salad. Recipes: Bagna Cauda, Rigatoni with Chicken, Tomatoes and Cream, and Vegetable Ribbon Salad. Student: Reggie Wooden, Student. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "Risk, Reward, Responsibility: Ethics In Business"  Should the executives at Casablanca Cruise Lines have asbestos removed from their ships by a company based in the former Soviet republic of Novostan? The cost would be $80 million less than if an American company were used, but Novostani standards of worker safety are far less rigorous. What should executives at MaxiCorp disclose about accidents in cars using their device, which doubles the mileage of cars in which it is installed, when they have no idea whether their device is contributing to the accidents? And what should executives at Wowie Info do when the authoritarian government of Jaigunda demands the name of a Jaigundan customer who has been using Wowie?G
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Justice Not Politics"  On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), James Balog, one of the world's premier cinemaphotographers, explains how "the earth is having a fever." At tremendous risk to his own safety, Balog has been documenting the erosion of glaciers in Switzerland, Greenland, Iceland, and Alaska. He joins Bill to share his photos and discoveries, describing his process and transformation from climate change skeptic to true believer. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Anchor Ray Suarez hosts a round table discussion about the likelihood of going over the "fiscal cliff", the effect on the American economy, and possible solutions to avoiding another recession. Guests on the panel include economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, former four-term Oklahoma Senator Don Nickles, economist Bo Cutter and Maya Rockeymore, Chair of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. D
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Justice Not Politics"  On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), James Balog, one of the world's premier cinemaphotographers, explains how "the earth is having a fever." At tremendous risk to his own safety, Balog has been documenting the erosion of glaciers in Switzerland, Greenland, Iceland, and Alaska. He joins Bill to share his photos and discoveries, describing his process and transformation from climate change skeptic to true believer. D
10:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
11:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Anchor Ray Suarez hosts a round table discussion about the likelihood of going over the "fiscal cliff", the effect on the American economy, and possible solutions to avoiding another recession. Guests on the panel include economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, former four-term Oklahoma Senator Don Nickles, economist Bo Cutter and Maya Rockeymore, Chair of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. D
3:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Happy with Me"  Being Percy - Percy is impressed when he sees that all the engines make way for Gordon when he enters Brendham Docks. Percy thinks the engines never listen to him nor make way for him on the tracks. Percy decides that he is going to be more like Gordon so he starts to imitate him. D
3:30 pm 
Curious George  "Grease Monkeys In Space/Pinata Vision"  It's up to George to complete a space mission and replace a large telescope's batteries.G
4:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
4:30 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Incredible Return-A-Ball"  Marcus sees a commercial for Francine's latest invention, The Return-a-ball, a ball that is supposed to come right back to you when you throw it. He can't resist buying it, but quickly discovers that it doesn't work. The rest of The Electric Company pitches in to help Marcus prove that Francine faked her commercial so he can get his pride and his money back. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up!"  THE FILL-IN - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. D
5:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D
6:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "Of All The Luck"  (topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. D
6:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Dog of the Rings"  Ruff decides to send all the FETCHers, dressed as Elves, Dwarves and Wizards, on a mythic Live Action Role Playing mission!. D
7:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Babysitter Blues/Saturday Morning"  "Babysitter Blues"--Mr. Bleakman is ready for a quiet relaxing weekend of oil painting, when he is asked to baby-sit Clifford for the day. Mr. Bleakman struggles to find a way to keep Clifford out of his way, but soon detects that the big red dog has much to teach him about being spontaneous and having fun! "Saturday Morning"--When T-Bone's "special Saturday time" with SheriffLewis doesn't turn out the way he expected one week, he goes on a quest to see how others spend their Saturdays. D
7:30 pm 
Arthur  "Do You Speak George?/World Girls"  Do You Speak George?: Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language. Whether it's the girls' secret code "Oola" or the boys' lingo "Arster-Buther," George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. Is creating his own language the answer? Or can he convince the kids to put their differences aside and start communicating again? World Girls: It's the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every countryà and every girl in Elwood City is thrilled! But the trip there is less than ideal - Francine doesn't want to buy anything, Muffy wants to buy everything, and Sue Ellen is crushed to learn that her favorite doll was discontinued. D
8:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
8:30 pm 
Curious George  "Grease Monkeys In Space/Pinata Vision"  It's up to George to complete a space mission and replace a large telescope's batteries.G
9:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G
9:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Around The World Adventure"  With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Hornucopia"  Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. D
10:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Brandeis Is Looking for a Job"  Brandeis, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is looking for a job on Sesame Street. First, Leela hires him to fold laundry in the Laundromat, but Brandeis has a lot of trouble folding the clothing with his paws. Next, Chris hires him to sweep the floor, but he has trouble holding the broom. D
11:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day"  Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing "house" today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosaur. D

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