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August 13, 2012
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12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Animals and Me!"  Grandma takes Caillou on a special visit to a sheep farm. There, Mary, a 10-year-old girl, takes Caillou on a tour, teaching him about sheep, sheering, and the spinning of wool. When Mom, Rosie and Caillou go to the zoo, Caillou can't wait to see the elephants. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii"  Barney takes the kids to Hawaii on a quest for a bird of paradise. While there, they meet some friends, learn new Hawaiian words, make a Hawaiian lei and dance a hula! Eventually, Barney and his friends find a bird of paradise, but it's not quite what they were expecting!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Clever Ideas"  Thomas' Tall Friend - Thomas is given the special job of delivering a giraffe to the Sodor Wildlife Centre. He is so excited about making friends with the giraffe that he doesn't go straight to the Wildlife Centre as instructed. Instead, Thomas collects leaves and fresh fruit from the other engines to give to the giraffe. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Blah Blah/Skits Behaves"  Martha Blah Blah - Granny Flo decides to cut costs at the soup factory. Skits Behaves - Now that Skits is full grown, his rambunctious behavior has really gotten out of hand.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Dolls and Dollars/Great Granny May"  Mr. Big's Dolls and Dollars - Everyone in town is obsessed with the new Walk& Talk WordGirl doll. There's just one BIG problem: she misuses and misspells words! Vocabulary Words: Constantly, Indignant. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Legend of Ruffman's Gold"  Ruff's ancestor Gus Ruffman is believed to have hidden gold in an abandoned mine somewhere in Colorado. He sends Marc, Jay, and Rubye to solve clues, find the mine, and most importantly, find the gold!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   We look at what Choosing Congressman Paul Ryan does for Mitt Romney's presidential chances. We'll speak with Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow at The Cato Institute. We'll get an update on the 2012 drought and take a look at what the federal government is doing to help farmers. D
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 2"  Experts uncover a vibrant 19th-century Navajo chief's blanket, a silver brooch made in the 1940s by sculptor Jose DeRivero, and a 1776 French Harp, worth up to $60,000. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Hatching: The Creation of Cirque Du Soleil's "Ovo"   This film follows the creative team during the two-year development process of Cirque du Soleil's Ovo production. The circus artists and their supporting cast build something entertainingly original, inspired by the beauty and movement found in the world of insects.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Strong"  Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world. As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, she struggles with injury, confidence and her place in the world where larger women are not readily accepted.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rhyming Block"  Mother Goose is visiting Sesame Street and needs to write three new nursery rhymes by the end of the day, but she fears she has become a rusty rhymer. Elmo and Abby say they are great rhymers, and they offer to help. Mother Goose explains that to write really good nursery rhymes, you need conflict - when someone wants something or needs something very badly. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset"  The Pteranodon kids and Dad get the idea to travel around on the Dinosaur Train and meet some of the biggest dinosaurs. They even sing a song, `The Biggest Dinosaurs', before meeting Allie Alamosaurus, an enormous, long-necked, plant eating sauropod who is very friendly. Allie explains that her huge, strong legs hardly bend at all, but she can still have fun playing games with the kids, and teaching them some of her favorites! Dad takes the Pteranodon kids on an overnight camping trip where they watch both a sunrise and sunset, learning that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"  Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Locavore In Napa with Joey Altman"  Sara travels to a beautiful vineyard in Napa, California to cook farm fresh meals locally sourced with Bay Area chef Joey Altman. They whip up Grilled Salmon, Arugula & Grilled Corn Salad and Sweet Pea & Avocado Crostini. With Grilled Duck Breast, Honey-Roasted Carrots, Farro-Herb Salad and Cider Jus, the best of the farm is on the plate. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, reviews slinky Art Nouveau, and waltzes in three-quarter time to music by Johann Strauss.G
4:00 pm 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "The Land of the Ancient Greeks"  The actress and tour guide begins at the Parthenon, built 2,500 years ago. Her travels in the southern regions of the country take her from Athens to the Peloponnese, visiting mythical and historic sites. She meets noted Greek singer, Nana Mouskouri, who demonstrates the perfect acoustics of an ancient amphitheater. Part 1 of 4G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G
7:00 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
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Sea Otter Specials"  Sea otters lived on Oregon's coast for thousands of years until fur traders wiped them out. But they may be making a comeback.G
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Cruising The Mediterranean"  Joseph steps aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner for a PTV at sea cruise experience - meeting, greeting and speaking with his public television viewers. Visits ashore include Venice, Croatia, Malta, Sicily and Tuscany.G
9:00 pm 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "The Land of the Ancient Greeks"  The actress and tour guide begins at the Parthenon, built 2,500 years ago. Her travels in the southern regions of the country take her from Athens to the Peloponnese, visiting mythical and historic sites. She meets noted Greek singer, Nana Mouskouri, who demonstrates the perfect acoustics of an ancient amphitheater. Part 1 of 4G
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G
11:00 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
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Ruth Reichl and Susan Stamberg"  Ruth Reichl (author, restaurant critic, former editor of Gourmet) and Susan Stamberg (National Public Radio). D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The American Revolution"  The British colonists fight first for their rights as Englishmen and then for universal freedoms.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The American Republic"  The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  Takes a look at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in memory and retrieved when needed.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  Explores the higher mental processes - reasoning, planning and problem solving - and the "cognitive revolution" that is attracting a diverse assortment of investigators, from philosophers to computer scientists.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Back in the Saddle"  Returning from holidays to Pine Hollow, the new cast saddles up for a new season. Rivalry begins immediately between Saddle Club members and Veronica, who challenges them to a cross-country race to the lavender fields. Her reliance on a new electronic navigation device lands her in trouble.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Business Ethics"  Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this episode you will discover what it means for management to lead by example, and how employees must take responsibility for their behavior. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Pacific Rim"  Lemongrass pork sats with peanut sauce and cucumber relish and alder grilled salmon with citrus butter are on the menu.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Market to Table"  Joanne's day begins at the farmer's market and she shows us a fresh sugar snap pea soup. Then she works with her student Kyle to perfect his pasta techniques making a fresh fettuccine with asparagus, prosciutto, and lemon creme fraiche. Recipes: Sugar Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Meyer Lemon Oil and Fresh Fettuccine with Asparagus Ribbons and Lemon Creme Fraiche. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 3 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady takes host Kevin O'Connor out on the water to gather provisions for an authentic Rhode Island clambake. Later, back at the project house, he shows master carpenter Norm Abram the windows he's using and how he's installing them using a custom copper pan for flashing - his preferred method in coastal situations. Kevin visits the Hurricane Research Lab at the University of Florida to see how they are protecting buildings through research and, with the help of the world's largest portable hurricane simulator, to feel what it's like to stand in a Category 3 hurricane. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick goes from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union to an area of delicate lace and back-lane bike rides in small-town Bruges.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Greece - Cruising The Isles"  A Greek Island cruise sounds like a bit of a cliche, but not when Joseph and the crew of Travelscope make landing on some of the Goddess Athena's special children. There's plenty of ancient history and beautiful scenic bays to explore, but the real life of the voyage is the opportunity to pull the small cruise ship right up to the docks and discover the heart and soul of the Greek isles and the people who inhabit them. There's always a story to be told and a laugh to share around a table of great food, local wine and music. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Julio Bermejo & Cooking with Spirits"  We all love cooking with wine but how about using spirits? On this week's episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows how as he cooks with tequila. He'll be joined by longtime friend, Julio Bermejo, the tequila master at Tommy's in San Francisco. Looking for inspiration Julio and Ming explore amazing food stalls at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market before heading back to Tommy's to cook on the fly. D
11:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Harvest Classics from Liguria"  NULL
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick goes from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union to an area of delicate lace and back-lane bike rides in small-town Bruges.G
12:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "A Time of Revolution"  Time of Revolution Host Michael Wood uses new evidence from spies reports, local archives and a coded prison diary to uncover the dark side of Shakespeare's world. He traces William's early days, his schooling, his father's shady business deals and the dark secret that ruined the family. Part 1 of 4G
1:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "The Lost Years"  Michael Wood uncovers a tale of religious conflict behind Shakespeare's lost years. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs the plays in a Tudor inn yard as Shakespeare s company did. And, using Tutor maps and Victorian photos, Wood brings Shakespeare s first London home back to life.Part 2 of 4G
2:00 pm 
History Detectives   What does the evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb mean? Did two patches with the symbol belong to a World War II unit? Then, Gwen Wright connects a tiny swatch of tattered red fabric to a pivotal moment in U.S. Civil War history. Did a neckpiece and leggings once belong to Chief Black Kettle, known as a Cheyenne Peace Chief? Finally, did President Lincoln actually sign this note?. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "A Time of Revolution"  Time of Revolution Host Michael Wood uses new evidence from spies reports, local archives and a coded prison diary to uncover the dark side of Shakespeare's world. He traces William's early days, his schooling, his father's shady business deals and the dark secret that ruined the family. Part 1 of 4G
6:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "The Lost Years"  Michael Wood uncovers a tale of religious conflict behind Shakespeare's lost years. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs the plays in a Tudor inn yard as Shakespeare s company did. And, using Tutor maps and Victorian photos, Wood brings Shakespeare s first London home back to life.Part 2 of 4G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives   What does the evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb mean? Did two patches with the symbol belong to a World War II unit? Then, Gwen Wright connects a tiny swatch of tattered red fabric to a pivotal moment in U.S. Civil War history. Did a neckpiece and leggings once belong to Chief Black Kettle, known as a Cheyenne Peace Chief? Finally, did President Lincoln actually sign this note?. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "The Lost Years"  Michael Wood uncovers a tale of religious conflict behind Shakespeare's lost years. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs the plays in a Tudor inn yard as Shakespeare s company did. And, using Tutor maps and Victorian photos, Wood brings Shakespeare s first London home back to life.Part 2 of 4G

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