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January 15, 2012
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4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Growing Hydroponically; No Dirt Required"  Space challenged or not, growing hydroponically (without soil) offers lots of advantages, from fewer pest and diseases to being able to grow your own, no matter where you live.or work. We show a brand new system using shipping containers to grow restaurant quality produce hydroponically, drop in on a New York city dweller creating hydroponic window gardens and go shopping to show you what it takes to start your own system, even on very little money. 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 
William and Mary   William's daughter, Julia, goes missing when his attention is concentrated on Mary. Meanwhile Mary is suspended from her midwife's duties for endangering a baby's life, and William makes a memorial service go with a bang.G
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bighorn Release, Photogeology, Willamette Valley Fen"  This follow-up on 60 years of bighorn restoration in historic sheep country near the John Day Fossil Beds finds one group of rams who took a wrong turn. A tour of Jordon Craters and Leslie Gulch exposes the wonders of Oregon geology.G
7:59 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Passage By India"  Palin detours into Punjab to reach the only official border crossing between Pakistan and India and then travels to nearby Amritsar, the Sikh citadel and site of the Golden Temple. He takes the toy train, "the Himalayan Queen," to Shimla, then north to Kashmir. He heads to Dharamsala for an audience with the Dalai Lama. Part 2 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E2)"  Downton Abbey becomes a convalescent home for wounded soldiers to ease overcrowding at the hospital. O'Brien is shocked to find Isobel Crawley giving most of the orders and suggests Thomas might aide Cora, now relegated to the background. Violet tries her best to undo Matthew's engagement to Lavinia while remaining convinced there is more to Lavinia's relationship with Sir Richard than meets the eye. Part 2 of 7G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Big Topped"  Sandra learns her police detective father killed himself while under investigation for corruption. Meanwhile, a woman asks the team to look into the death of the man she has recently discovered was her biological father.G
11:00 pm 
Stephen Tompkinson Australian Balloon Adventure   Stephen's bid to win Australia's biggest balloon competition kicks off in a dramatic fashion when his maiden flight over South Australia's Flinders Ranges ends in a crash landing at 40 miles per hour. Part 1 of 3G
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 
Martin Luther  "The Reluctant Revolutionary"  The Catholic Church uses all of its might to try and silence Luther, including accusations of heresy and excommunication. Protected by his local ruler, Frederick the Wise, Luther continues to write radical critiques of the Church.G
7:00 pm 
Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?   In a disaster the size of Haiti's January 2010 earthquake, it might seem like only the big NGOs and government agencies could handle it. But 10 months after, with millions of Haitians left without some of the most basic necessities, the smaller players were doing some of the best work. Filmmaker Michele Mitchell and the Film@11 team speak to members of small NGOs and independent businessmen who were on the ground in November helping Haitians protect themselves against Hurricane Tomas and the cholera outbreak. D
8:00 pm 
Billy The Kid: American Experience   This is a story of a child born to impoverished Irish immigrants, who leads a hardscrabble, itinerant life, coming of age in a lawless corner of New Mexico. An Irish immigrant ring controls all money-making endeavors, with the Mexican population frequently cheated out of property. Henry McCarty, known as Billy the Kid, is ensnared in a centuries-old Irish-English conflict on the plains of the Southwest.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, OK - Hour Two"  Highlights of the visit to the "Oil Capital of the World" include a first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird with an inscription by Harper Lee. A rare 1924 Gibson F-5 Lloyd Loar mandolin, stored in a farmhouse closet since the Great Depression, is valued at $175,000. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Martin Luther  "The Reluctant Revolutionary"  The Catholic Church uses all of its might to try and silence Luther, including accusations of heresy and excommunication. Protected by his local ruler, Frederick the Wise, Luther continues to write radical critiques of the Church.G
11:00 pm 
Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?   In a disaster the size of Haiti's January 2010 earthquake, it might seem like only the big NGOs and government agencies could handle it. But 10 months after, with millions of Haitians left without some of the most basic necessities, the smaller players were doing some of the best work. Filmmaker Michele Mitchell and the Film@11 team speak to members of small NGOs and independent businessmen who were on the ground in November helping Haitians protect themselves against Hurricane Tomas and the cholera outbreak. D
4:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 5. Emerging Infectious Diseases"  New diseases arise and old diseases, such as malaria and influenza, are returning with renewed vigor. This session studies the complex causes and far-reaching impacts of emerging infectious diseases around the globe. D
4:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 6. Hiv and Aids"  Studying individuals with natural resistance to HIV has led to insights into the infection process and may produce new treatments or a vaccine. This session explores recent developments in the study of HIV and AIDS, the future global impact of the current infection levels, and the ethical issues surrounding current research and treatments. D
5:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 1. Introducing Our Literary Community"  Meet the eight teachers and their schools featured in the video programs. Learn the guiding principles through which they form their classes into engaged literary communities. Dr. Langer weaves the framework, talking about the ways effective readers interact with text and the ways teachers can foster this kind of learner. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Pasta Milanese, Mudrica, and Stuffed Artichokes. D
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Vegetable Plates"  Vegetable entrees are incredibly tasty, and yes, they're good for you! Grilled Shiitake, Sweet Potato and Eggplant Kabobs are colorful and delicious. They go really well with creamy sesame miso sauce. Sara's Giant Stuffed Mushrooms, a nod to Mom's bite-size hors d'oeuvres, use hearty portobellos to make them more of a meal. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G
7:30 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
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Shape and Form"  After pointing out examples at the Garden Home Retreat, Allen heads to Kentucky for a tour of Churchill Downs race track. He also visits the Arkansas governor mansion, where bare root roses are being planted.G
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 2"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Reuse"  Katie finds ingenious ways to use those pesky leftovers. In the kitchen, Katie makes tacos and radish salsa, poached fruit and refreshing herb popsicles. Projects: cork potholder and decorative teacup candelabra. D
10:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Teens Get Stitching"  Today we are stitching up stylish projects for teenagers. Knitting & Crochet are huge trends on the teen scene and we've got a couple of projects that are sure to be a hit. First up a Tunisian crochet belt and then a sweet knit purse. Guest interview with crafts & literacy scholar Dr. Linda Williams, Ph.DG
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Welcome Home"  Donna paints a wooden outdoor sign, then shows how to make a colorful flag for indoors or out.G
11:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Shrimp in a Skillet"  Host Christopher Kimball reveals how to buy the freshest shrimp on the market. Then, test cook Becky Hays shows Chris how to make Greek-Style Shrimp at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of feta cheese. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  NULL
4:00 pm 
Frontier Visionary: George Catlin and the Plains Indians   Painter George Catlin began documenting Native Americans of the Great Plains in the 1830s and painted portraits, family life, dances, games and hunting parties. The voices of Native Americans today detail this encounter of two cultures.G
4:30 pm 
Death of the Old West   In 1909 a group of Oklahoma residents - many of them community leaders - avenge the murder of a popular local rancher and former U.S. Deputy Marshall A. A. "Gus" Bobbitt by lynching the four men suspected of the crime. This vigilante act rips apart the community and brings shame to citizens struggling to distance themselves from backwater violence.G
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Team"  In the wake of Kenya's 2007 election violence, Kenyans scramble to produce a dramatic TV soap opera series about a fictional soccer team, hoping taboo storylines can bridge deep ethnic divisions. THE TEAM explores whether the lowliest of art forms can achieve the loftiest of ideals: transformative social change. D
6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
7:00 pm 
Game Changers   The program tells of a pilot program in to identify high-ability people in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math), fund their training at four universities and create new teacher-preparation programs that focus on the skills and knowledge needed in the Information Age. Follow the individuals who received a $30,000 stipend, completed the newly created master's degree program, then worked in Indiana's high-need rural and urban schools.G
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 2"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. Cuba, an African Odyssey is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. D
9:00 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
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Team"  In the wake of Kenya's 2007 election violence, Kenyans scramble to produce a dramatic TV soap opera series about a fictional soccer team, hoping taboo storylines can bridge deep ethnic divisions. THE TEAM explores whether the lowliest of art forms can achieve the loftiest of ideals: transformative social change. D
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Bhutto"  This film captures the life and death of Benazir Bhutto, who broke the Islamic glass ceiling as the first woman leader of a Muslim country. Beloved by Pakistan's people, she was reviled by the nation's military establishment and male-dominated ruling class. More than two years after her death from a suicide bomber, Bhutto remains a divisive figure, a symbolic metaphor for the fight between terrorism and moderation.G
4:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Now That's Using Your Brain"  When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!. D
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast"  Dancing Dog - It's the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog - he loves music. Unfortunately, he can't play an instrument. With the help of his good friend Bear, Dog discovers that anyone can make music! Pig's Big Moonlight Feast - When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don't follow the recipe you may end up "in the soup. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "Vacations"  Caillou is traveling in style with his very first airplane flight and he's curious about everything around him: he loves looking out the window at the ground below and also, playing with the music system. Plus, breakfast on a plane is an adventure in itself! On another adventure, Caillou and his family leave for a day at the beach. There's so much to see and do! Caillou goes in the water with Dad and later, a seagull tries to steal his sandwich! Then Caillou sees a hermit crab and finally he and Dad build a sandcastle. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "For The Fun of It and Starlight, Star Bright"  For the Fun of It: After BJ sees Terry play basketball, he wants to learn the teenager's fancy moves. He's trying so hard, but just can't seem to do it! More importantly, he's not even having fun anymore. After some advice from Barney and Terry, BJ decides to do his best and have fun! Educational theme: Practice, perseverance. D
6:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Snake Bellies"  Zoboo is very excited when an Amazon tree boa and her babies show up in Animal Junction. He gets even more excited when the Kratt Brothers find a snakeskin. In the snakeskin hunt that follows, they find out that the skin doesn't fit the anaconda in the pool.G
7:00 pm 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha Treads The Boards/Martha's Pack"  Martha Treads the Boards - Helen's mom and dad are starring in the community theater production, and Helen's the stage manager. Martha's Pack - When Helen leaves Martha off her family tree, Martha decides to make her own pack.G
8:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Cherish Is The Word/Granny's Intuition"  Cherish is the Word - It's Valentines Day! All of the kids at school are making special valentines to share with their special friends. But when Victoria Best runs off with all of the cards, will she ruin Valentine's Day for everyone? It's up to WordGirl to swoop in and save the day. Granny's Intuition - According to the local news Granny May seems to be figuring out who's been committing the latest crime sprees that are sweeping the city. D
9:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Fraction of a Chance"  When Matt, Jackie and Inez get stuck in the vortex of a cyberportal, it's up to Digit to rescue them. He just needs to find the U.V.O. D
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Follows His Dream"  After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive. D
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fluffed Up Cleo/Team Spirit"  Fluffed Up Cleo - When Cleo wins the esteemed honor of Fluffiest Dog of Birdwell Island, it's all she can talk about! Clifford and T-Bone bear with the new star, but it takes a lot of patience. When Cleo gets a dose of her own medicine from Mac, she learns that bragging all of the time can be boring - it's okay to be proud of an accomplishment, but be careful to be respectful of others. Team Spirit - After Jetta tells Vaz that his poor soccer skills are holding back their team, Vaz tries to sit out the rest of the game. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Loses His Marbles/Friday The 13th"  When Arthur discovers that Grandma Thora is a marbles champion, he trains with her so he can beat all his friends. And though Thora teaches Arthur everything he knows, she doesn't teach him everything she knows. and it's Read versus Read in the first-ever Elwood City Marbles Tournament. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha Treads The Boards/Martha's Pack"  Martha Treads the Boards - Helen's mom and dad are starring in the community theater production, and Helen's the stage manager. Martha's Pack - When Helen leaves Martha off her family tree, Martha decides to make her own pack.G

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