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January 14, 2012
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1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 15 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook oversees the finish going down on the driveway - a thin layer of liquid asphalt and stone that ends up looking like a gravel driveway, without the maintenance. Inside, master electrician Allen Gallant installs a new LED strip light at the old fireplace to give the brick surround a warm glow. Decorative painter Tony Bevilacqua shows host Kevin O'Connor how he created a bright custom canvas wall covering for the new powder room. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Upgrading Electrical Service; Attracting Butterflies to Gardens"  Electrician Scott Caron works with a homeowner to upgrade his electrical service from 100 to 200 amps. Then, landscape contractor Roger Cook visits a garden designed to attract butterflies. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Finish Carpentry Classic Crown Molding and Baseboard"  Here's the way to add thousands of dollars of appeal to homes without breaking the bank! Finish carpentry adds beautiful trim ideas. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Trestle Table"  This week on Rough Cut, host Tommy MacDonald tackles a Trestle Table, perfect for any kitchen.G
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Gs"  Road Test: 2013 Lexus GS. Road Test: Three-Row SUV Shootout. Goss' Garage: Part Cleaning. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   A Massachusetts "farm school" teaches city kids all about agriculture. Jason Shoultz heads for the supermarket to unravel a mystery about meat. We ask a farmer. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain"  Rick presents a 60-minute special that wanders through southern Spain. He visits Sevilla, Cordoba and Granada, takes in flamenco music and dancers, sherry and horses. He explores white-washed hill towns and has fun in the sun on the Costa del Sol, before absorbing a dash of Britain in Gibraltar.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Top Songs from Broadway Musicals"  This 1974 show presents favorite show tunes: "Til There Was You" from The Music Man, "The Impossible Dream" from The Man of La Mancha, and "Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on the Roof.G
7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Cold Comfort"  The management of Grace Brothers turns off the heating to comply with a government request to conserve fuel.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "A Riverside Picinic"  Hyacinth dives into planning for a riverside picnic to equal her candlelight suppers.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Will Howard Cross The Atlantic Single Handed?"  Because Marina thinks Howard lacks a spirit of adventure, Howard announces he will row across the Atlantic single-handed.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum finds an inappropriate image on the family computer. Karen, convinced she has won a large amount of money, starts to spend it. Ben brings his special talents to the ancient game of chess.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Beaver Dam"  Possum Lake is rising thanks to industrious beavers and their dam. Red uses empty duct tape rolls to make a beer cellar.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Winter"  With Christmas drawing closer, Geraldine casts the villagers in a live nativity, which involves rather unusual auditions and a cast that sometimes recasts a part to fit personal preferences.G
11:10 pm 
Doctor Who Four  "The Fires of Pompeii"  The Doctor and Donna arrive in Pompeii in 79 AD, just before the infamous volcanic eruption. They discover psychic powers and beasts of stone running riot.G
12:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja"  Baja California Norte produces many world-class, gold medal-winning wines. That fact may surprise most people in the United States. Rick takes us on a tour of the region along with renowned winemaker and visionary Hugo d'Acosta, founder of La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school that opened in 2004. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Minty Holiday"  Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. Projects: Peppermint place settings and a tabletop sign that spells JOY. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Heaven On Earth, Part 1"  (18x24 Acrylic). Mottle sky, foreground, and painting mountains in this opening segment. Jerry takes his students thru the process of creating a semi-stormy sky, by using a special mottling technique. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fruit Fete"  Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. D
2:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  The Biltmore Estate in Ashville, North Carolina, is the largest private home in the United States. It was built by George Vanderbilt, the grandson of the wealthiest man in the world. We tour the estate with Burt and see how they prepare for Biltmore's Christmas celebration. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Research"  On this week's Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with the administrators who oversee an array of cutting edge scientific research at the state's three major universities to find out more about their work and their support for science education in Idaho. Cartan-Hansen's guests are Mark Rudin, Vice President of Research at Boise State University; Richard Jacobsen, Executive Director of Research and Technology Transfer Idaho State University and John "Jack" McIver, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at University of Idaho. Included in this week's show is a report from Aaron Kunz about how scientists are using microscopic creatures to repurpose garbage.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Gs"  Road Test: 2013 Lexus GS. Road Test: Three-Row SUV Shootout. Goss' Garage: Part Cleaning. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simply Chicken"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the Best Simple Roast Chicken. D
4:30 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Locomotive 2152"  Roger and Sarah visit the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, Kentucky where Roger uses his acrylics to paint an old steam engine. Sarah takes you on a tour of the museums repair and restoration facilities. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Barcelona City Guide"  Megan McCormick visits sites designed by the architect Gaudi, including one still under construction after more than 120 years.G
6:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Michael Reno Harrell; Jeff Little Trio. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Let Me Down Easy"  Anna Deavere Smith ("The West Wing," "Nurse Jackie") brings samples of her more than 300 interviews with people worldwide to the stage, evoking laughter and tears as their words recount personal experiences with the frailty of the human body. Smith submerges her own persona, and assumes her characters' vocal and physical mannerisms from Idaho bull rider Brent Williams to Tour de France veteran Lance Armstrong; from hospital patient Hazel Merritt to former Texas Governor Ann Richards.G
10:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Michael Reno Harrell; Jeff Little Trio. D
11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G
12:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. D
1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Work, Retirement, and Economic Status"  Explores labor force trends, early retirement, and new job opportunities for older workers. Retirees describe community service and leisure activities. Social Security, pensions, and other income sources are discussed. D
2:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Teaching Theatre"  Two specialists work on basic theatre skills with children of various ages, and use theatre education as a gateway to other kinds of learning. At Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, Amanda Newberry. D
2:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Teaching Visual Art"  Two visual art specialist teachers use contrasting interpretations of the human face to explore inquiry–based instruction and various techniques in visual art. Pamela Mancini, the visual art teacher at Helen Street School in Hamden, Connecticut, uses portraits to foster inquiry and self-expression with a class of fifth-graders. At Ridgeway Elementary School in White Plains, New York, MaryFrances Perkins introduces mask–making to a second–grade art class. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Watch as a teaching evaluator helps a teacher make her classroom more collaborative. Observe a math lesson about decimals and another that shows students using pattern blocks to explore fractions. Visit a classroom where a teacher turns students' mistakes into a teaching strategy. D
4:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "Productivity"  The cause of America's great productivity slide is examined, along with possible solutions. D
4:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Federal Deficits"  This program examines efforts to reduce the deficit, including the Gramm-Rudman Act and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring balanced budgets. Updated 2003. D
5:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "A Better Brain: The Ethics of Neuro-Enhancement"  Maria and her daughter Camilla are meeting with several challenges in this difficult time in their lives, from the exhaustion of working two jobs, to the pressure and loneliness of being an average, unpopular kid at school. Yet it appears that some new pharmaceuticals may help each of them.G
6:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tacos On Fire!"  Grilled lobster and black beans in a warm corn tortilla and Super Tacos Chupacabras are showcased.G
6:30 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Thomas Henkelmann, Connecticut"  World-renowned Chef Thomas Henkelmann and his wife Theresa open up their hearts and home as we experience the magic and delights at his namesake restaurant nestled in charming Greenwich, CT. On the menu is seafood from the local fish market, where we learn how to choose the best catch of the day. On the menu: Black Truffle Royale with Lobster Bisque, Napoleon of Atlantic Halibut filled with Onion Compote & Marinated Salmon as well as Sauteed Langoustines and a Vegetable Flower with Sauce Mousseline. D
7:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Fish Sauce & Lemons"  Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. One of the main sources of flavor in Southeast Asian cooking is fish sauce with lime. Instead of using limes, Ming pairs fish sauce with lemons to create unique and flavorful dishes. D
7:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado"  Host Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels - and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients. D
8:00 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Clambake"  Clambake Master Ned Lightner of coastal Maine takes viewers through the real deal: how to shop for, prep for and cook for a clambake. Other recipes include Bar Harbor Lobster Bisque, Cannon Beach Marionberry Cobbler. Kitchen Goddess Andrea reveals how to use imaginative beach goods for inventive food presentation. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Perfect Presentations"  Lobster roll medallions on spinach salad show off Jacques' new presentation of a summer seafood favorite. Jacques satisfies a craving for hearty food quickly by cooking vegetables separately and combining themG
9:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Sardinian Lobster Salad"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D
10:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England: Spicy and Sweet in New England"  Take a trip with Lidia to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village with a large Italian population, and then visit Providence, Rhode Island, where Lidia goes to the Scialo Brothers' Bakery. Lidia makes Spaghetti with Lobster Sauce and tries the Scialo Brothers' recipe for Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes. D
10:30 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Shell Games"  Steve grills tequila-marinated oysters, ginger-mint buttered lobster and an unusual shrimp cocktail.G
11:00 pm 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Michael Hillyer, Lobster and Crab Burger"  Nick Stellino prepares Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes Basil and Shrimp. Then, Nick helps Seattle's Capital Grille chef, Michael Hillyer, prepare Lobster and Crab Burger with Tartar Sauce and Corn Relish. D
11:30 pm 
Perfect Day  "A Taste of the Island - Aland, Finland"  Host Tina Nordstr�m prepares food on the deck of an historic ship at �land, Finland's autonomous island in the Baltic Sea.G
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Egypt's Golden Empire  "The Last Great Pharaoh"  The final hour tells the story of Ramses II who resurrected the Egyptian empire. His reign is the high point in the life of the New Kingdom but also is the precursor of its ruin. He embarks on an ambitious building program. Part 3 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs   Since the discovery of his treasure-filled tomb in 1922, King Tutankhamun has captured the imaginations of people around the world. The Emmy-nominated TUTANKHAMUN AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PHARAOHS highlights the celebrated exhibit of Tutankhamun artifacts - the most impressive collection ever assembled outside of Egypt - at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. These objects - ranging from everyday housewares to ornate gold crowns - offer a compelling portrait of the tumultuous times of Tutankamun and his fabled family. D
2:30 pm 
Bonaparte's Retreat   Not as well-known as his younger brother, Joseph Bonaparte escapes to the United States after his brother's downfall at Waterloo. The story unfolds through interviews with scholars and historians. They relate how the Frenchman settles in New Jersey, lives on a lavish estate, designs elaborate gardens, entertains leading figures of the day, and gathers an important collection of fine and decorative art.G
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Birth Control Ban?: GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum's opposition to birth control has progressive activists anticipating another fight over women's reproductive rights. Higher Pay for Low-Wage Workers: More than one million low-income workers in eight states got pay raises thanks to an increase in minimum wage. Women are expected to benefit most since they make up the majority of minimum wage employees. D
3:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Nolan Bowie"  Harvard Kennedy School Professor Nolan Bowie, a strong proponent of equity and fairness in the allocation of information technology, discusses the global digital divide, the future of the Internet and how the Internet should be regulated. D
4:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Bond Power"  Guests: Peter Fisher, Senior Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Portfolio Management, BlackRock; Dan Fuss, Vice Chairman, Portfolio Manager, Loomis Sayles & Company. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features Loomis Sayles' "Great Bond Investor" Dan Fuss and a rare interview with BlackRock's "Financial Thought Leader" Peter Fisher. The two influential financial powerhouses discuss the risks and opportunities in the economies and markets of the U.S, Europe and Emerging Markets. D
4:30 pm 
European Journal  "All Aboard Richard Branson's Flights to Outer Space"  Warsaw: Poland's Controversial Calendar - A promotional calendar published by the city of Warsaw has opened old wounds and revived painful memories of Poland's Jewish history. Britain: Flight into Space - Space tourism may soon be taking off: British billionaire Richard Branson is offering brief excursions for a whole lot of money. The first trips might happen within the year. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "On Winner-Take-All Politics"  Bill Moyers leads a new series of conversation and ideas, that concerns itself with the state of democracy and the state of affairs, but specializes in the back story of current events. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to topics under discussion.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Research"  On this week's Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with the administrators who oversee an array of cutting edge scientific research at the state's three major universities to find out more about their work and their support for science education in Idaho. Cartan-Hansen's guests are Mark Rudin, Vice President of Research at Boise State University; Richard Jacobsen, Executive Director of Research and Technology Transfer Idaho State University and John "Jack" McIver, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at University of Idaho. Included in this week's show is a report from Aaron Kunz about how scientists are using microscopic creatures to repurpose garbage.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Sexual Politics"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know looks at "Sexual Politics" -- how the Republican candidates' opposition to gay marriage will affect the outcome of the nomination fight and the general election. David Brody, political correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network, is interviewed. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
Egypt's Golden Empire  "The Last Great Pharaoh"  The final hour tells the story of Ramses II who resurrected the Egyptian empire. His reign is the high point in the life of the New Kingdom but also is the precursor of its ruin. He embarks on an ambitious building program. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs   Since the discovery of his treasure-filled tomb in 1922, King Tutankhamun has captured the imaginations of people around the world. The Emmy-nominated TUTANKHAMUN AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PHARAOHS highlights the celebrated exhibit of Tutankhamun artifacts - the most impressive collection ever assembled outside of Egypt - at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. These objects - ranging from everyday housewares to ornate gold crowns - offer a compelling portrait of the tumultuous times of Tutankamun and his fabled family. D
9:30 pm 
Bonaparte's Retreat   Not as well-known as his younger brother, Joseph Bonaparte escapes to the United States after his brother's downfall at Waterloo. The story unfolds through interviews with scholars and historians. They relate how the Frenchman settles in New Jersey, lives on a lavish estate, designs elaborate gardens, entertains leading figures of the day, and gathers an important collection of fine and decorative art.G
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "On Winner-Take-All Politics"  Bill Moyers leads a new series of conversation and ideas, that concerns itself with the state of democracy and the state of affairs, but specializes in the back story of current events. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to topics under discussion.G
11:00 pm 
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