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May 13, 2012
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12:00 am 
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

1:00 am 
Nature  "The White Lions"  Deprived of protective coloring on Africa's grasslands, the rare white lions born there seldom live to maturity. In South Africa's Kruger National Park, two white sister cubs seem to be beating the odds as cameras follow their family group consisting of their mother, aunt and the aunt's cubs. The two adult females must be extra vigilant and wily to raise their offspring without a male to protect them.G

2:00 am 
Frontline  "Murdoch's Scandal"  Over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat - not from outside competition but from shocking accounts of bribery, blackmail and invasion of privacy. The scandal has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.G

3:00 am 
MI-5   With help from Home Secretary William Towers, Harry returns to work on a provisional basis after being on leave because of trading a state secret for Ruth's safety. Now Towers tells Harry that his Russian opposite, Llya Gavrik, has been smuggled into England along with his wife, Elena, a former asset of Harry's. Gavrik is proposing a partnership between Russia and the United Kingdom without the Americans knowing. Then Section D learns of a kill order by the Chechens on Gavrik.G

4:00 am 
William and Mary   William is hired by a gang of bikers to give one of their members a massive send off. They want to do a final bike ride with the deceased's body attached to his bike, wearing his leathers and helmet.G

5:00 am 
History of Science  "Can We Have Unlimited Power?"  It took centuries for science to explain what power is, rather than simply what it does. Host Michael Mosley explores how the most power-hungry generation that has ever lived has now harnessed that energy - from wind, steam and from inside the atom. Part 4 of 6G

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Happy & Sad Music/Bass Violin Festival"  Mister Rogers' friend, Tom O'Horgan, shows viewers his collection of unusual musical instruments. All Neighbors from Westwood, Southwood, and Northwood join in to celebrate a Bass Violin Festival. D

6:30 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

7:00 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

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Chirp Builds A Nest/Stuck Duck/Pocoyo - Elly's Ballet Class"  Desperate to fly, Chirp wonders if building a nest will help her? How do you unstick a duck who's stuck in a hollow log? (Say that five times, fast!) Then, Elly wants to be a prima ballerina with a troupe of other dancers so she tries to teach her friends to dance just like her. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better"  Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain! No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him. D

8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Mother's Day/Angelina and the Father's Day Surprise"  Angelina's Mother's Day - Ms. Mimi teaches the class about dynamics in music and dance. Loud sounds suit big, theatrical movements. Quiet music works well with smaller movements. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Following Clues (Pt. 1)"  Scrambler and the Clue - The pillars at Fixham Museum need to be replaced. The museum's curator, David Mockney asks Bob and the team to help with the repairs. Mr. Mockney explains that Fixham was built years ago by Brickbeard the Pirate and legend tells of him burying a Golden Hammer. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Whiz Kid/Best In Show"  A) Franny travels to Canada to the frozen Rideau Canal, where she helps Marie, a little girl who can't skate. Marie keeps falling down, but when her dog Cocoa runs too far down the ice, Marie skates after her, and discovers that all she needed was a little more practice. In Franny's Treasures, viewers help Bobby match activities with the seasons in which they're enjoyed. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Chuffing with Pride"  Race to the Rescue - Flynn is the Sodor Island Fire Engine and Victor is working on Flynn's wheels so that he can roll on the road as well as on tracks. He sets out on the road, wobbling. Rocky tells Flynn that Sir Topham Hatt's shed is on fire. D

10:30 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

11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

11:30 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

12:00 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

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Hudson River Valley"  Go with Roger and Sarah to the Hudson River Valley in New York state where they meet artist James Gurney. Roger and James paint a classic Hudson River scene. Sarah takes the opportunity to talk to James about his work and the creative process. D

1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Go Organic, Jennifer Moore"  Learn the importance of using organic fabrics for your sewing projects and make a simple pieced blanket. D

2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Bringing Life and Dimension to Your Projects"  Sewing educator Eric Drexler shares with Marianne how to use thread to add dimension to your projects. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Quartz Kitchen Remodel"  Dean, Miriam and the crew demo some old kitchen countertops and install new quartz surfaces. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Sawhorse Roundup"  Every shop needs a good pair of sawhorses. The Woodsmith editors present a couple of their favorites. They'll start with a traditional heavy-duty, trestle design with mortise and tenon joinery. Then, it's on to an all new stacking-style that locks together with tabs and notches.G

3:30 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

4:00 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

4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening for the Hungry; Easy ways to Share the Bounty"  Planting a row for the hungry is more than a great idea; it's a movement started by an Alaskan garden writer that encouraged his readers to plant one extra row and donate the harvest to the local food shelter. Today, from Master Gardening groups to your friends and neighbors, more people are sharing the bounty and we've found some great and easy ways for you to do the same. 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 
William and Mary   William is visited by a boy and his dog. The boy tells William that his father has drowned at sea and no body has been recovered. Would William be willing to hold a service without a body?G

7:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2012  "2nd Congressional District Republican Primary"  NULL

8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "John Legend, Wanda Sykes and Margarett Cooper"  Musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes discover the stories of the free black ancestors they never knew about. Professor Gates himself and his 98-year-old friend Margarett Cooper delve into the mysteries shrouding the free people of color in their family trees. Part 9 of 10G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series II - The Hounds of Baskerville"  Sherlock and Watson pursue the trail of the Baskerville experiments - top-secret government research on genetically engineered gigantic animals for military use. Or so it is rumored. Whatever the truth, something big is up on the moors.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Moving Target"  Psychologist Samantha Gerson asks for a favor - she wants UCOS to look at her brother's case. A cycle courier, he was the victim of a hit and run accident and now has a serious brain injury and complete memory loss of the event but believes it had something to do with the package he was carrying. The team agrees to look into it.G

11:30 pm 
Official Best of Fest  "Grace"  Illustrating grace is Goggles, the story of 6-year-old Billy whose encounter with a couple of girl bullies on the way to the pool takes a surprising turn. The Displaced tells of 11-year-old Daniel, a victim of the foster system, and his last chance to find a family.G

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