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May 13, 2014
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5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff's Yard Sale Makes A Racket"  Ruff realizes that he's a horrible shopper. (He just bought a sock at a yard sale for sixteen dollars, after talking the price UP from a quarter!) He also bought a broken tennis racquet at the same sale, which he plans on using in an upcoming match against his nemesis Spot Spotnick! Ruff sends Liza and Talia to the headquarters of Wilson Sporting Goods to design a new tennis racquet for him; and he gets some shopping tips from Bethany and Brian, as they head out to Brimfield Fair, the biggest flea market in the world!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, IBM's CEO, in a rare television interview, describes how Big Blue is reinventing itself, changing the industry and will be a model for others to follow. And, did the new man in charge of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac just make it easier for more Americans to get home loans?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2014  "Republican Secretary of State Candidates"  The contenders meet to debate in the IdahoPTV studios.G
8:00 pm 
Coming Back with Wes Moore  "Coming Back"  Host Wes Moore explores the questions surrounding the difficulty with the process of coming back from war. He meets Chris Phelan who was able to successfully translate his experience in the military to a career as a police officer. He is also raising his 2-year-old daughter by himself while his wife, Star Lopez, serves as a lawyer at the Afghan Embassy and is preparing to return home herself. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "United States of Secrets, Part One"  When Edward Snowden downloaded thousands of top secret documents, he revealed the National Security Agency's surveillance operations. FRONTLINE filmmaker and former Idahoan Michael Kirk explores the stories of whistleblowers from inside the government and what the consequences are for letting the public know about these government activities. Part 1 of 2G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Sharks Attack"  NOVA teams investigate what is behind the increase in sightings of the great white sharks in areas where they have been rarely seen for hundreds of years. These areas include Australia, which reports five deaths in 10 months, and gathering of sharks at Massachusetts' Cape Cod. The investigators seek to discover the science behind the great white's hunting instincts.G
7:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Backyard Thrill Ride"  The teams bring the adrenaline rush of an amusement park ride to the backyard of 13-year-old Andreas Hoffman.G
7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Are You Wearing A Battery Charger?"  In this high tech episode, we feature the clothing of the future. No, our inventor, Dr. Faramarz Farahi, is not a fashion designer, but he does have some exciting and, some could say, electrifying outfits to model for this episode. Spending his professional life as an electrical engineer, industrial scientist, and educator, Faramarz is most at home in his lab. D
8:00 pm 
Women In Chemistry: Life Lessons from the Lab   A documentary profiling eight remarkable women who have made important contributions to the field of chemistry. The Women in Chemistry project set out to present a group of eminent women chemists in all their dimensions principally to inspire young women to consider careers in the chemical and molecular sciences. D
9:00 pm 
Science Investigators   Four youthful hosts, armed with the latest gadgets and technology, tackle scientific mysteries. Throwing energy and technological know-how at the topics, they seek answers for: Can you build an elevator into space? Does anyone own the Internet? Do robots have feelings? Why does a rice plant have more genes than humans?G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Sharks Attack"  NOVA teams investigate what is behind the increase in sightings of the great white sharks in areas where they have been rarely seen for hundreds of years. These areas include Australia, which reports five deaths in 10 months, and gathering of sharks at Massachusetts' Cape Cod. The investigators seek to discover the science behind the great white's hunting instincts.G
11:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Backyard Thrill Ride"  The teams bring the adrenaline rush of an amusement park ride to the backyard of 13-year-old Andreas Hoffman.G
11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Are You Wearing A Battery Charger?"  In this high tech episode, we feature the clothing of the future. No, our inventor, Dr. Faramarz Farahi, is not a fashion designer, but he does have some exciting and, some could say, electrifying outfits to model for this episode. Spending his professional life as an electrical engineer, industrial scientist, and educator, Faramarz is most at home in his lab. D
5:00 pm 
Wishbone  "Homer Sweet Homer"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, the kids refuse to give up when developers come to destroy Jackson Park and their favorite tree. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "When Penguins Fly"  Penguins can't fly - or can they? In Cyberspace, on one special night each year, the penguins of Penguia take flight to deliver gifts to young borgs across the virtual universe. For the first time ever, the CyberSquad's friend Fluff is participating, and invites his pals Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to join him in the impressive Penguin March. They head to the Ice Palace, where the gifts are made and where magic snowflakes are sprinkled on the penguins so they can fly. D
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Knock Out Knits, Part 1"  Use a little creativity to make stylish changes to a basic knit T-shirt. Donna Fenske, guest designer, and Nancy create easy knit ruffles using several different methods to gather and finish them. They accent tees using ruffles terraced on the yoke, down the front, and to complement a round or V-neckline. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Snowy Solitude"  A snow-covered winter fantasy land seems so real, and Bob Ross shows you how easy it is to create it using his popular painting technique. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Almost Anything Risotto; Simple Meat Ragout; Curried Anything Shrimp. D
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "American Classics, My Way"  Pati takes a few classic American meals and gives them an exotic, yet homey, Mexican twist. Plus, take a look as Pati helps make, and then devours, one of Mexico's famed hot dogs at Richard's in Morelia. Recipe 1: Mac 'N Cheese Mexicano; Recipe 2: Chipotle Agave Chicken Wings; Recipe 3: Extreme Brownies with Caramelized Pecans. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Joined Chest with Peter Follansbee"  The master joiner of Plimoth Plantation shows how to frame a small, mortised and tenoned chest in the old English style. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Connecting The Dots In America"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City Alla Parmigiana"  Italian American immigrants headed to the Midwest and created their communities in cities like Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City. In this episode, Lidia celebrates some of the Italian American dishes found on many a Kansas City menu including Penne Rigate alla Vodka, Chicken Parmigiana and Tiramisu. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "From An Italian Bakery"  Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Lakota Bakery in just outside of Boston, to learn all about Florentine lace cookies from a pro. Then, in the test kitchen, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Florentine Lace Cookies at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of coffee. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Gone Fishin' with David Pasternack"  Seafood expert David Pasternack, from New York's fish temple Esca, shows why he loves food with fins with three favorite recipes from his arsenal: Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas and Salt-Baked Pesce per Due with Braised Greens. Cooking fish this way makes it easy and accessible. D
11:00 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Fry Babies"  Everything you need to know about frying but were afraid to ask. Artist and chef extraordinaire Joyce C. Scott makes her Maryland Fried Oysters Remoulade along with Church Hall fish fry-style fillets. Other recipes include Puffy Conch Fritters with Orange Dijon Sauce and a sweet-treat dessert from the Gulf coast - Beignets. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
6:30 pm 
Calling My Children   Gail Farrow, a devoted mother and wife, died when she was just 27. She left behind four young sons, Ronald Jr., Frank, Kenny and Benny, and her husband Ronald. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Vanishing Idaho"  "A nobel season is a passin," says Idaho poet Sam Jackson; and throughthe films of George Oliver Smith, we glimpse a way of life that is vanishing all too quickly. A tour of Idaho's many barns -- once a symbol of prosperity and success -- remind us of the way things used to be. Jackson's poetry captures the joys and tribulations of the ranching lifestyle. George O. Smith has produced dozens of films, including "Folks Around Here Fly" and "Lost Hunter."G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother"  Liza Long, the author of the blog piece "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother" about her fear of her mentally ill son, discusses her experiences in the year since the piece was published. Long also discusses her forthcoming book and the needs of mentally ill youth in Idaho. She is a member of the Idaho Health and Welfare Region IV Children's Mental Heath Subcommittee.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Indonesia: Java & Sumatra"  Trekker Megan McCormick explores two of the 11,000 islands in the Indonesian archipelago. Starting in Jakarta, she learns about shadow puppets, Java's most famous art form, and visits the old Dutch trading schooners. Then she climbs Krakatoa volcano and goes diving in nearby waters.G
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "Caught in the Crosswires/Framed"  NULL
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Dog Counter/Squirrel for a Day"  Curious George, Dog Counter - It's Dog Show Day! George and Professor Wiseman spend the day with all kinds of different dogs: big, small, hairy.and hungry. With the help of his sandwich, George tempts the winning dogs to follow him home to show The Man with the Yellow Hat. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
7:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem"  The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 1, The Big Idea/Dinos A to Z, Part 2, Spread The Word"  While riding the Dinosaur Train with Buddy and Mom, Tiny gets the idea to gather all the dinosaurs in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song for a picnic at Troodon Town. The Conductor agrees, and the Train starts picking up dinosaurs, as Tiny and Buddy help keep track of how many of the different species have come on board, and where they are on the dinosaur A to Z list. The Dinosaur Train continues traveling around the Mesozoic picking up more and more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song, on the way to a picnic at Troodon Town. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Lights, Camera, Bert"  Ernie and Elmo help Bert tap into his imagination as he acts out different scenes for a movie. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF). D
9:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D
9:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sleep? Who Needs It?!"  Sid is ready to stay up all night so he and his stuffed animals can pretend to fly into space on a rocket ship! When his Mom insists that he can't stay up, Sid ventures to school to investigate more. He and friends explore how the body needs sleep to properly function, and most important, we need sleep to grow and stay healthy! Understanding that sometimes we feel too excited to sleep (like before an adventure into space), Susie presents a special Super Fab Lab where the kids practice calming down, and preparing their bodies for sleep. Susie lowers the lights, turns off all the sounds in the room, and teaches the kids how to breathe slowly to relax. D
10:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Pinocchio"  Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto.nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. D
10:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Shows Responsibility"  Borrowed Book: Miss Martin agrees to loan Caillou a preschool book, as long as he promises to take good care of it. Caillou agrees, but when he returns home he soon realizes the book is gone. Oh no! He lost it! Feeling badly, Caillou goes to great lengths to recreate the book - only to find out he left it in the preschool's playground. D
11:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Useful"  Kevin the Steamie - Kevin decides that he wants to be able to shunt like a Steamie so he can join in a game of Bish, Bash, Bosh with Thomas and Percy. The game is about shunting oil drums. While Kevin is practicing his shunting, he causes chaos in the Steam Works. D
11:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D

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