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August 14, 2008
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11:00 am 
Caillou  "Starry Night"  Things that go bump in the night, and others that light up the sky, are on everyone's mind today. A family corn roast dinner at Grandma and Grandpa's under the star-studded sky prompts Grandpa to bring out his telescope and introduce Caillou to the constellations, planets, and moon. Grandpa discovers a new planetarium is opening and there's a prize for the best space costume. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Caboose and Bj The Great"  The Magic Caboose: Melanie is sad because she misses her friend who is visiting relatives in India. Barney shows his friends that it's fun to go to new places and see new things by taking them on an imaginary journey on the Magic Caboose! Educational theme: An introduction to different countries. BJ the Great: BJ wants to be a great magician, but he doesn't want to spend any time practicing. D
12:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Dune Sledding"  Children in Namibia sled down a sand dune. Dipsy climbs a steep hill. The Teletubbies get together to watch the animals march through Teletubbyland two by two and dance a bouncy dance.G
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Ants & Eaters"  When an anteater shows up, Zoboo worries that it will eat a colony of ants living in Animal Junction. Zoboo learns that even though anteaters need ants to survive, ants have many ways of protecting themselves from anteaters.G
1:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Earl's Too Cool/When I Was Five"  Making new friends and keeping old friends is too cool. key words: too, five featured consonant sounds: t, f. D
1:30 pm 
Wishbone  "Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh!"  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, faulty communication separates Wishbone and Samantha from a beagle they both love. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "A Bridge to Farm/Monkey Fever"  When George sees six stranded chicks on an island in a pond, it's monkey to the rescue!G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Book Ends/Mr. Big"  BOOK ENDS: When WordGirl accuses Tobey of being too predictable with his crimes, he responds by using his robots to hold WG's beloved town library hostage, unless she plays them in a game of winner-take-all dodge ball. Mr. BIG: Mr. Big, a slick business man up to no good, introduces his new product: "The Thing" that does "stuff". WordGirl must figure out his secret motive and save the city. D
3:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Recipe for Disaster"  Maya wants to win an award offered to the student who donates the most books to a local book fair, so she collects every unwanted volume from her apartment, including some old cookbooks of Rosa's. The only problem is that Rosa has an old friend coming to visit, and she needs a favorite recipe from one of the books that Maya gave away. Now Maya and Miguel have to get the book back before Rosa's friend arrives. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Double Trouble"  Out for revenge, Hacker invades Shangri-La and imprisons Master Pi. The kids and Digit arrive as Hacker searches for the Good Vibration, the source of peace and happiness on the cybersite.G
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Don't Put The Kart Before The Sea Lion"  Ruff is learning how to drive using his new Driver Simulation Program for Dogs. Problems ensue as he veers off the course and into a sea lion tank, but this vehicular disaster provides Ruff with two great ideas for today's show: Julia becomes the pit crew chief for a professional junior go karter, and Taylor trains sea lions at the New England Aquarium!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "D.W. On Ice/Spoiled Rotten!"  D.W. tells her friends she can skate, when she can't at all. Muffy tries to be charitable.G
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up"  Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned. Frog loses the letters "PL" from his plane and must search through the jungle to find them. After some crazy jungle adventures (including a run-in with a giant Frog-kissing plant), Frog realizes that fun doesn't always have to be planned! Mail Mix Up: Duck offers to help Kangaroo deliver letters to his WordFriends, but he forgets Kangaroo's instructions and delivers the wrong letters to everyone. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
8:00 pm 
From The Top at Carnegie Hall  "Star Quality"  Violinist Gil Shaham joins 10-year-old violinist and Red Sox fan Alice Ivy-Pemberton of New York City for a performance of Bach. Also featured is Ji-Yong Kim, 17, of Midland Park, New Jersey, high school student and classical pianist with professional management.G
8:30 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Minehead"  Antiques featured include a case of stuffed fish and an 18-century Valentine card.G
9:00 pm 
Sherlock Holmes  "The Greek Interpreter"  Mr. Melas, a Greek interpreter, undertakes an extraordinary assignment to gain a signature which will confirm a marriage. He knew he'd be risking his life if he told his story to a living soul. Fortunately he chose to confide in Mycroft, the brother of Sherlock Holmes.G
10:00 pm 
Royal  "Cursed and Blessed"  Stella struggles to come to terms with her ordeal. Ormerod deals with a dangerous armed man who can't let go of the past. Goodwin thinks his future might lie in Africa.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Federal Reserve/Austan Goolsbee"  A discussion about the Federal Reserve with Harrison Hong, Wei Xiong and Markus Brunnermeier. A conversation with Austan Goolsbee, Senator Obama's economic adviser. D
11:01 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
11:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 8. Cell Biology and Cancer"  Cancers result when genes required for normal cell function are mutated and the resulting cells undergo other changes ultimately leading to uncontrolled division. This session reveals new information on normal cell function, proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and their role in the cell cycle, and current research in drug design for specific cancers. D
12:01 pm 
Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers  "Workshop 6. Providing Feedback On Student Writing"  Student writing demands reaction. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Explorations In Archeology and History"  Gwen Larsen teaches sixth–grade social studies at Harbor School in Boston, Massachusetts. In her introductory lesson, Ms. Larsen guides students through an exploration of their family histories, leading to their place in the larger human family and the development of civilizations. Ms. Larsen. D
1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Exploring Geography Through African History"  Lisa Farrow is a seventh–grade world cultures teacher at Shiloh Middle School in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Farrow's lesson provides her students with an understanding of African history and geography. After creating a personal timeline, the students create a historical timeline of Africa, focusing on the Bantu migrations, the rise of Islam, the West African trading empires, the Turkish empire, the slave trade, and European colonialism. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Think Globally"  Addresses strategies rural communities can use to adapt their labor force to the global economy.nSoutheast Asians move to Kansas to work in a factory and women in the Dominican Republicnsew shoes for a manufacturer in Ohio.n. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Mainland"  Laos: Isolated Heart. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Maritime Connection"  Indonesia: Tourist Invasion. D
4:01 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Personality Disorders"  One in ten Americans has a personality disorder. Some are mildly annoying; others arenexceedingly dangerous. Viewers will meet individuals with narcissistic, anti-social, borderline,nand obsessive-compulsive personality disorders, including a murderer and a group of womennwho mutilate themselves, and will learn about the challenges involved in both diagnosis andntreatment. D
5:00 pm 
New Jewish Cuisine with Jeff Nathan and Friends  "Matzah Meals"  The age-old question of "what can we eat during Passover?" is answered with recipes including matzah lasagna and matzah-crusted sole meuniere. D
5:30 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Shell Games"  Steve grills tequila-marinated oysters, ginger-mint buttered lobster and an unusual shrimp cocktail.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Milan and Lake Como"  Rick peeks at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house in Milan, plus takes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper.G
6:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "St. Petersburg, Russia"  Rudy explores the former capital of Russia, from the splendors of Peterhof to the quiet grace of the canals.G
7:00 pm 
The Victory Garden   Correspondent Adrian Bloom is in South Africa's wine-growing valley, Stellenbosch, to visit Vergelegen Estate, with its garden vistas, 50-foot perennial borders, 300-year-old camphor trees and white garden.G
7:30 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Cowboy Sideboard"  In Wyoming, Norm learns about 1930s dude ranch-style furniture made by Thomas Molesworth. At home, he makes a Molesworth-style sideboard for his own collection.G
8:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kid's Party"  Throw a bright and festive party for the little ones with colorful projects like a kids' table mat and hanging hoops and tasty treats: ribbon dessert, ice cream sandwiches and peanut butter and jelly on cornbread. D
8:30 pm 
Scrapbook Memories  "Stickers"  Melissa Inman creates frames and shapes from word strip stickers. Barbara Kotsos creates an Andy Warhol effect with a computer.G
9:00 pm 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Quilting Made Easy"  Guests Marilyn Deas and Kothy Hafersat share tips for marking and quilting fleece and creating a shaggy vest on the quilting frame.G
9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Christmas Eve Snow"  Happy little church tucked into a bed of snow, evergreens and mountains; another fine Bob Ross classic. D
10:00 pm 
Master Class at Johnson & Wales  "About Salt"  Johnson & Wales chefs show why salt is no ordinary ingredient as they create some extraordinary recipes with it. First recipe comes from an age-old Mediterranean custom in which salt is cooked in a case of salt, creating exceptionally succulent, moist meat. Then it's a lesson in brining, a technique that infuses tremendous moisture and flavor into meat and seafood. D
10:30 pm 
Baking with Julia   Beatrice Ojakangas prepares Danish pastry pockets, Danish braid, Norwegian potato crepe, potato lefse and Swedish oatmeal hardtack. D
11:01 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
11:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 8. Cell Biology and Cancer"  Cancers result when genes required for normal cell function are mutated and the resulting cells undergo other changes ultimately leading to uncontrolled division. This session reveals new information on normal cell function, proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and their role in the cell cycle, and current research in drug design for specific cancers. D
11:00 am 
Presidential Conversations on the Constitution  "President Jimmy Carter"  Former Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush discuss the historic events that defined their terms in office. Americans see and hear former presidents speaking candidly about how the Constitution affects presidential power. They also talk about their successes and failures, as well as family life, including the role of the first lady.G
12:00 pm 
P.O.V.  "Belarusian Waltz"  Post-modern street theater meets 1930s-style authoritarianism as Alexander Pushkin's comical exploits mock dictator Alexander Lukashenko's rule in Belarus, a former Soviet republic. This offbeat tale offers a window into the soul of the Belarusian people.G
1:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Jane Mayer/Philip Gourevitch"  A conversation with author Jane Mayer about her book, The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals. A conversation with Philip Gourevitch, author and editor of The Paris Review. D
3:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
3:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
6:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
6:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
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9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
11:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G

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