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5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "The Jackies/Invasion of the Body Switchers"  The Jackies - Ms. O and her team will stop at nothing to win their very first Jackie Award. Curriculum: Greater than and less than. Invasion of the Body Switchers - When Ms. O and Oscar accidentally switch bodies, Olive and Otto must set things right before the entire Odd Squad team finds out what happened. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
All Gardens Great and Small   Dee visits Nigel and Vincent, who entertain visitors with a clarinet choir; a garden planted on river barges; and a pub landlady famed for her hanging baskets. D
8:00 pm 
No Passport Required  "Wash., D.C."  Chef Marcus Samuelsson dines, dances and dishes with the Ethiopian community in the nation's capital. He enjoys staples like kifto and injera, and celebrates the culture through cooking, dance and a traditional coffee ceremony. D
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "Our Man In Tehran, 2 of 2"  More surprising encounters inside the closed society with NYTimes correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. Whether protests about headscarves, visits to America, or dreams of martyrdom, Erdbrink gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds. D
11:00 pm 
Amanpour On PBS   NULL
11:30 pm 
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making North America: Life"  This intertwined story of life and landscape is untangled by paleontologist Kirk Johnson in areas where the clues are written in rock. North America's story includes life like the iconic dinosaurs as well as giant marine reptiles swimming in an ancient sea that once split the continent in two. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
10 Towns That Changed America   Visit influential towns across the country from Greenbelt, Maryland, and Seaside, Florida, to Riverside, Illinois, and Levittown, New York, that had a lasting impact on the way our cities and suburbs are designed. D
7:00 pm 
iQ: smartparent  "The Family Fun Guide"  On this episode of iQ: smartparent, discover family past times that do double-duty: they're fun and educational. Experts from Adventure Outdoors and the after-school program Brashear Kids demonstrate how to turn an ordinary scavenger hunt into a high-tech adventure with the hot new hobby called geocaching and they show how geocaching and GPS technology can be used in the classroom to support STEM learning. Two young people from Brashear Kids provide a demonstration of geocaching in the studio. D
7:30 pm 
iQ: smartparent  "Celebrating Different Learning Styles"  In this episode of iQ: smartparent, experts reveal strategies to help children who have atypical learning styles. The focus is on appreciating each child's distinctive learning style and experts explain learning strategies to capitalize on a child's unique strengths. Child psychologist John Carosso explains the term "neurodiversity" and the movement, led nationally by the Autism community, to end stigmas and limitations that come with a diagnosis of a learning disability. D
8:00 pm 
Big Pacific  "Behind The Scenes"  Follow the adventures of the filmmakers behind "Big Pacific."This "Making Of" special explores the highlights and challenges of wildlife filmmaking.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making North America: Life"  This intertwined story of life and landscape is untangled by paleontologist Kirk Johnson in areas where the clues are written in rock. North America's story includes life like the iconic dinosaurs as well as giant marine reptiles swimming in an ancient sea that once split the continent in two. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
10 Towns That Changed America   Visit influential towns across the country from Greenbelt, Maryland, and Seaside, Florida, to Riverside, Illinois, and Levittown, New York, that had a lasting impact on the way our cities and suburbs are designed. D
11:00 pm 
iQ: smartparent  "The Family Fun Guide"  On this episode of iQ: smartparent, discover family past times that do double-duty: they're fun and educational. Experts from Adventure Outdoors and the after-school program Brashear Kids demonstrate how to turn an ordinary scavenger hunt into a high-tech adventure with the hot new hobby called geocaching and they show how geocaching and GPS technology can be used in the classroom to support STEM learning. Two young people from Brashear Kids provide a demonstration of geocaching in the studio. D
11:30 pm 
iQ: smartparent  "Celebrating Different Learning Styles"  In this episode of iQ: smartparent, experts reveal strategies to help children who have atypical learning styles. The focus is on appreciating each child's distinctive learning style and experts explain learning strategies to capitalize on a child's unique strengths. Child psychologist John Carosso explains the term "neurodiversity" and the movement, led nationally by the Autism community, to end stigmas and limitations that come with a diagnosis of a learning disability. D
5:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Free-Motion Quilting 1-2-3, Part 2"  Learn techniques to abolish the intimidation of free-motion quilting. Nancy and guest, author Lori Kennedy, show how sketching before stitching builds muscle memory. See how easy it is to make the basic leaf, the elegant feathered leaf, whimsical schools of fish, and a fleet of sailboats. D
5:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "High Chanteau"  Bob Ross and his fantastic brushes take us to a uniquely-shaped mountain side chalet today. D
6:00 pm 
Food Flirts  "Thailand Meets Tres Leches"  Join the Brass sisters as they experience Thai rolled ice cream and take producer Bruce to a tres leches cupcake baking lesson. Back in their kitchen, they make tri-flavored ice cream and a tres leches cake frosted with Thai ice tea whipped cream. D
6:30 pm 
Nigella: At My Table   Nigella Lawson is back with a brand new series packed with simple recipes full of complex flavor. In the first episode, Nigella shares new discoveries like her Turkish-inspired eggs, as well as old-fashioned favorites including the aptly named Queen of Puddings. For a relaxed get together around the table, Nigella rustles up a gloriously simple chicken and pea traybake. For times of urgent need, there are her emergency brownies, and she finds a new use for a spiralizer.G
7:00 pm 
Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking   Host Tom McLaughlin welcomes guest and veteran woodworker Terry Moore to his wood shop this week on Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking. Terry shares his technique for designing a dramatic sunburst walnut veneer pattern on a round side table while Tom heads to the lathe to show how to turn an Art Deco-inspired column. The two collaborate on the cross lapped joinery feet and the end result is an elegant, smooth, intriguing piece which is very pleasing to the eye. D
7:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Bhutan - Part 1 - Gross National Happiness"  Travel is a life-changing experience, though often these changes come when least expected. Joseph heads to the Kingdom of Bhutan, a devout Buddhist country, fully aware of the possibilities for enlightenment that Bhutan offers him and his viewers. His trip through the "Land of the Thunder Dragon" begins in Paro with a conversation with an esteemed Buddhist master and an invitation to watch a local thangka (spiritual art) artist at work. D
8:00 pm 
Samantha Brown's Places to Love  "Xi'an, China"  Samantha travels to the ancient city of Xi'an, China, that once served as China's capital and dates back over 3,000 years. Feeling a little jet-lagged, Samantha stops off a local health clinic that has been practicing for more than 500 years using traditional Chinese medicine. Along her journey, Samantha rides a bike atop the ancient City Wall that still fortifies Xi'an, visits the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Terracotta Warriors and attends a spectacular outdoor performance of "The Song of the Everlasting Sorrow. D
8:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "On The Bone"  The most flavorful, tender cuts of meat are often cooked on the bone. In this episode, Martha shares techniques-braising, searing, slow-roasting, and grilling-in four different recipes featuring bone-in cuts: sumptuous oxtail, meaty slow-roasted beef ribs, envy-inducing cowboy steak, and Korean short-rib kebabs. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup for Dinner"  Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia the ultimate chicken bouillabaisse. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of cinnamon, and then Julia and Bridget uncover the secret to the perfect Greek chicken and rice soup with egg and lemon (avgolemomo). D
9:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Backyard Picnic"  Pati is throwing a picnic for family and friends in her backyard. She'll make some of her favorite "picnic foods" and serve everyone outside picnic-style. It also happens to be her husband Dany's birthday, so a big surprise is in store! Recipe 1: Crazy Sandwich with Chicken, Refried Beans, Plantain and Avocado; Recipe 2: Potato and Poblano Rajas Salad; Recipe 3: Mango Puff; Recipe 4: Grapefruit and Guava Spritzer with Agave. D
10:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In The Fire"  The first "grills" possessed neither grates nor burners. The grilling was done right in the embers. The march towards barbecue enlightenment hasn't completely eliminated this primal method of grilling. D
10:30 pm 
Islands Without Cars  "France's Isle of Porquerolles"  Hesser visits the island of Porquerolles. Just 20 minutes by boat from France's famed Cote d'Azur, the island is dotted with five small ranges of hills, lined with cliffs and beaches and is renowned for the best weather in France with 275 sunny days per year.G
11:00 pm 
Connect with English  "The Pressure's On/Sharing Feelings"  Rebecca meets with her advisor to talk about catching up in her studies. The holidays are quickly approaching and she'll have to work extremely hard to pass her exams.G
11:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Unexpected Offers/The Audition"  After an exam, Rebecca goes to the audition with her friend Bill and the studio manager invites Rebecca to sing - she performs "Dreamcatcher."G
5:00 pm 
Hi Gene! Meet the Real Senator McCarthy   This documentary film looks at Sen. Eugene McCarthy's improbable and historic 1968 presidential campaign and features interviews with, among others, Sen. Eugene McCarthy, California Gov. Jerry Brown, Sam Donaldson and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "War of the Weeds"  Like it or not, we are fighting a war that may not be winnable. Invaders with strange sounding names -- rush skeletonweed, Eurasian water milfoil, leafy spurge, spotted knapweed -- are costing Americans billions of dollars each year, and the end is nowhere in sight. These invasive species will change the way we work and play in the outdoors.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Creating "Game of Thrones," Part Two"  Continuation of an interview with "Game of Thrones" co-creators and lead writers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
DW Global 3000   Worldwide there are some 700 million young women who were married under the age of 18. Few of them had any choice in the matter. India has the most child brides. D
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Kivalina"  At the edge of the world, the Inupiaq people are fighting for survival. Kivalina documents life on this namesake island that teeters on the edge of the North Pacific. Once a nomadic people, the Inupiaq were relocated to Kivalina, Alaska, by the US government more than a century ago. D
10:30 pm 
Changing Seas  "The Future of Seafood"  It is estimated there will be two billion more people on the planet by mid-century. To feed this booming world population, more fish will need to be farmed than ever before. One way to increase fish production in a sustainable way is to move aquaculture operations offshore - where there is plenty of available space and strong currents flush out the pens to avoid polluting sensitive ecosystems. D
11:00 pm 
Big Pacific  "Violent"  Surrounded by the Ring of Fire, the Pacific Ocean is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the Pacific and creatures that live here must choose whether to avoid conflict or rise to meet it. Part 2 of 5G
5:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Stop and Hear The Cicadas/Cold-Blooded"  Stop And Hear The Cicadas - Today is the day of the Nature Quiz game show and Daisy has been studying non-stop! But while on the way to the quiz, the gang hears a spooky scary noise in the forest that stops them in their tracks. What could it be?! And where is it coming from?! Nature Cat is convinced the forest is haunted. Daisy thinks there must be a more logical explanation. D
5:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art"  Lights Out For Sea Turtles! - Nature Cat and his pals are camping out on the beach! Sweet! While they're looking for seashells they run into Squeeks sea turtle friend, Celia, who just laid more than one hundred eggs. Squeeks wants to see the baby sea turtles up close and watch them run to the ocean. She hears the cuteness factor is off the charts! Celia's eggs won't hatch for a while, but she says there are lots of other nests on the beach and some of the eggs are bound to hatch tonight. D
6:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Hermit Crab Shell Exchange"  Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature. D
6:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "When Fish Fly"  Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory.or defeat. D
7:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "No Ifs, Ands, Or Robots/Worst First Day Ever"  No Ifs, Ands, or Robots - Chaos ensues when one of Oscar's Oscarbots malfunctions. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking: identifying and extending number patterns; geometry: recognizing rectangular prisms. Worst First Day Ever - When Agent Ori's first day on the job turns into a worst-case scenario, other Odd Squad agents share their own 'worst first day ever' stories. D
7:30 pm 
Odd Squad  "Undercover Olive"  Undercover Olive - In this half-hour episode, Olive goes undercover in a high-stakes "Rock, Paper, Scissors" game. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; solving simple probability problems. D
8:00 pm 
Arthur  "All About D.W./Blockheads"  All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. D
8:30 pm 
Arthur  "Get Smart/Baby Steps"  Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it. After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. D
9:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmo's Nursery Rhyme"  Mother Goose (Kate McKinnon) tries to write a nursery rhyme for Elmo but she doesn't know anything about him. With help from his friend Abby, Mother Goose is able to write a rhyme about some of the things that make Elmo special. D
9:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Zeppelin: Waterfalls/Zeppelin: Atoll"  The Pteranodon kids are riding the Dinosaur Train with friend and fellow pterosaur, Quincy Queztalcoatlus. When they pass by a waterfall, Buddy comments on how big it is! Quincy's dad mentions a giant waterfall at the edge of the Western Interior Sea. Mr. Conductor gives a lesson about waterfalls and then suggests a unique and amazing way to view the giant falls - from above! They can fly in the experimental Dinosaur Train Zeppelin. D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Zeppelin: Pangaea/Zeppelin: Crater"  When the Pteranodon kids decide to draw some maps, Don's map of one big land mass for "the whole Mesozoic" triggers a discussion on whether the Mesozoic is "one big place that's all connected" or comprised of a bunch of smaller, interconnected land masses. On the Dinosaur Train, the Conductor explains that millions of years ago there actually was just one big land mass called "Pangaea"! Then, over a long period of time, it started to drift apart and form separate, smaller landmasses, or continents. Our family can't believe it! The Conductor offers to take the Pteranodons up in the Zeppelin and through a Sky Time Tunnel, back to the time of Pangaea. D
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Gush's White Whale/Exreme Clean"  Gush travels with the kids to the Arctic Ocean to finally find the mysterious "horned whale," which has eluded him for a long time. As it turns out, what they see is not really a "horned whale," but a narwhal. / After hearing that a great white shark has a toothache, Splash and friends enlist Denny to help, not realizing that in the world of cleaner shrimp cleaning the teeth of the great white shark is a revered accomplishment. D
11:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Neighborhood Fall Festival/Field Day at School"  The Neighborhood Fall Festival - The neighbors are busy decorating for the big Fall Festival when a gust of wind knocks down Music Man Stan's hard work. Daniel and his friends help rebuild the scene and learn that everyone's abilities are different - what's important is that you do your best. Field Day at School - Teacher Harriet has set up a Fall Field Day outside at school today. D
11:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel and Margaret Play School/Treasure Hunt at the Castle"  Daniel and Margaret Play School - Teacher Daniel is playing "school" today, but his "student," Baby Margaret, just won't cooperate! Big brother Daniel thinks of a way that he and Margaret can have fun together, and "school" can stay in session! Treasure Hunt at the Castle - Daniel, Prince Wednesday and Chrissie are playing at the Castle, and they just can't agree on what to play. They soon learn that they're big enough to figure out what to do, and come up with creative solutions so they can play together. Strategy: You're big enough to think of what to do. D

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