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March 13, 2012
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5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G

6:00 am 
Portraits of Emotion   Portraits of Emotion is a feature length documentary film that follows over the course of four years the life of 14-year-old Jonathan Lerman, an artistic prodigy who is diagnosed with autism, a lifelong developmental disability that affects learning, communication and social interaction. While capable of drawing astonishing portraits that capture the nuances of human emotion, Jonathan is unable to effectively verbally communicate his feelings. By giving the audience an in-depth look inside Jonathan's life, Portraits of Emotion builds awareness about the effects that autism has on a family over time. D

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Madrid"  The Spanish capital Madrid welcomes us with grand plazas and sparkling fountains. First stop is the Prado, one of Europe's great museums and home to Goya, El Greco and Velazquez. We tour El Palacio Real, the seat the Spanish empire, and the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, a fascinating hoard of art treasures hidden away in the center of the city. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora"  The Opatas were probably the largest aboriginal group in what is now Sonora, Mexico but by the 1950s anthropologists could not locate a single speaker of the native language. While the people may be extinct, the Opatas left behind numerous traditions. Join the search in Buena Vista, Sonora for the descendants of Opata palm weavers and explore the tradition of native palm weaving that has survived through the centuries. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Bolognese Pasta/Lasagne Verdi Alla Bolognese"  Culinary arts students from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI are eager to learn the fine art of creating Bolognese pasta, starting with Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese. Mary Ann leads them through the process of making Lasagne Spinach Noodles, and layering it over and over with a meaty, Bologna-Style Ragu, and Bechamella Sauce. And there's just enough time to make Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce. D

9:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Holiday - Christmas Morning"  Get a rise out of family and friends when they taste your homemade bread created with a few techniques and inspiration from Lauren's kitchen; Christmas Morning Cinnamon Buns, Snowy-Mixed Nut Butter Buttons. D

9:30 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul's taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summertime Supper Fare"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Charcoal-Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite summertime kitchen gadgets. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Foolproof Grilled Tuna steaks. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Details"  Today's show concentrates on exterior details with a discussion of shutters, window boxes, door knobs, and lighting. Then, Matt has a cool ladder platform project for those tricky high exterior projects. Last, they'll be painting and decorating clay pots to add color to a home exterior. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Bluegrass Underground Season Mixer"  A compilation set of absolutely great cuts from Season One that we didn't have time for in the first eleven shows, including Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Mike Farris & the McCrary Sisters, John Cowan Band, Cherryholmes and Will Hoge. It's an Americana-Roots-Grass Sampler!. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "The New Medellin"  Despite its notoriety as the home of drug baron Pablo Escobar, Medellin is a modern, thriving city nestled in a scenic mountain valley. Host Jacob Edgar tours a local hip-hop school and community center in the Aranjuez neighborhood that provides a positive outlet for inner city youth. He also enjoys a virtuoso freestyle display by local hip-hop collective Crew Peligrosos, a private performance by reggaeton superstar J-Balvin in his luxurious penthouse apartment and a visit to El Cielo, one of Colombia's most inventive restaurants. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Burrowers/Shiny's Sea Shells"  The Burrowers - The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train to meet a family of amazing, burrowing dinosaurs that live in holes and put on a "Cirque de Soleil" kind of acrobatic show every evening! Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up making a new friend named Henry, a hermit crab who lives in his own shell on the beach at the Big Pond. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Dr. Dolittle"  Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them! But will Dolittle be able to look after all his pets once the fur and feathers settle? Educational Objectives: To learn about caring for animals, explore spelling, rhyme with ACK words, and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation"  A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things! Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Masked Bandits"  As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Big Surf Wave"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting one of nature's most difficult scenes to recreate.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play The Temptations hit song, "My Girl" plus tips on walking a base line and distilling full arrangements into piano-only tunes. Featured guests include Karl Propst, Bradley Sowash and five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit. D

4:00 pm 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   Updated results from the Alabama and Mississippi primaries. D

6:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Fat and Happy?"  This episode discusses America's latest epidemic, obesity. While 20% of adults are clinically obese, now 25% of children are too, and the proportion is steadily increasing. What shape will Americans be in within a decade or so? The program looks at research on fad diets; on the real relationships between activity and weight; on how well- meaning mothers teach their kids to overeat; on how obese research subjects bend the truth about what they eat; and on the movement of Native Americans, suffering from widespread obesity-related diabetes, to get back to traditional wild food diets. D

7:00 pm 
Designing Healthy Communities  "Searching for Shangri-La"  Dr. Jackson searches past and present America for healthy, sustainable communities of all sizes. Part 3 of 4G

8:00 pm 
Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement   This program shows how important music was to the success of the civil rights movement, and how well it captured the vitality and idealism necessary to fuel dangerous marches, sit-ins, picket lines and freedom rides. From Billie Holiday to Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin, from Curtis Mayfield and Sly Stone to Gil Scott-Heron, the music was inspired by a broad range of styles - gospel standards and spirituals to blues, jazz, folk and pop.G

9:30 pm 
History of Science  "What Is The Secret of Life?"  Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6G

10:30 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Fat and Happy?"  This episode discusses America's latest epidemic, obesity. While 20% of adults are clinically obese, now 25% of children are too, and the proportion is steadily increasing. What shape will Americans be in within a decade or so? The program looks at research on fad diets; on the real relationships between activity and weight; on how well- meaning mothers teach their kids to overeat; on how obese research subjects bend the truth about what they eat; and on the movement of Native Americans, suffering from widespread obesity-related diabetes, to get back to traditional wild food diets. D

11:30 pm 
Designing Healthy Communities  "Searching for Shangri-La"  Dr. Jackson searches past and present America for healthy, sustainable communities of all sizes. Part 3 of 4G

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