Schedule banner

ALL (PT)


IdahoPTV Belongs to You. Contribute now.

   <<Previous Month

Next Month >>   

T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Tuesday
January 15, 2013
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
1:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Growing Up Different"  Many children face challenges far beyond the usual stresses and strains of growing up.The program looks at the controversial use of cochlear implants to give some hearing to profoundly deaf kids, the latest in augmentative communication technology to provide speech to children without it, new insights on the fundamental nature of autism and the implications for treating autistic children.G
2:00 am 
NASA "Why" Files  "The Case of the Mysterious Red Light"  Have you ever seen an unusually bright red sunrise or sunset and wondered why? That's exactly what happens in The Case of the Mysterious Red Light as the tree house detectives accept the challenge of trying to find the source of the red light.G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Minerals: The Materials of Earth"  Covers the origins, classifications and uses of minerals.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Stabilization Policy"  This program covers the debate between monetarists and Keynesians, supply-side economics, and the 1985 Bonn Economic Summit. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Changes/The Farm"  Sandy goes to a women's shelter. Kevin decides to go out to his uncle's farm, and he and Rebecca pack up their apartment.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "New Dog In Town/Get Well"  "New Dog in Town"--In a heartwarming flashback story, we learn how Clifford's enormous size frightened T-Bone when they first met. T- Bone learns that "you can't judge a book by its cover" -- friends come in all shapes and sizes. "Get Well"--Emily Elizabeth comes down with a bad cold, and Clifford and friends want to help her feel better. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker"  D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts"  Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide"  No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Magic Porridge Pot"  Oh no! Pig's new toy robot is out of control! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge! Will the Super Readers be able to help or will they end up with more porridge than even The Three Bears would know what to do with? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of paying attention, uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor"  Pteranodon Family World Tour - The entire Pteranodon family embarks on a roaring, exploring, World Tour adventure! They meet the Conductor's nephew, Gilbert, who takes them on a tour to meet Martin Amargasaurus, a spine spangled quadruped with an intimidating sail. Gilbert the Junior Conductor - The Pteranodon family is on a World Tour and get to sleep in a special Sleeping Car on the Dinosaur Train. During their first full day on the Train, the kids are super excited to play with Gilbert, the Conductor's nephew. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Song for the Letter G"  Elmo, Rosita, and the letter "J" are singing a song about the sound that the letter "J" makes. After the "J" leaves, the letter "G" approaches Rosita and Elmo and tells them that he can make the "juh" sound, too, just like the letter "J", and he can also make the "guh" sound like in the word "gorilla." Elmo and Rosita think it is amazing that "G" can make two sounds! The "G" is upset, though, because he doesn't have a song about him like the letter "J" does. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Discovering Darkness"  On an early morning, Sid wakes up while it's still dark outside. Sid and his friends investigate and observe what happens when a light source is completely blocked--creating darkness. It turns out everything stays the same in the dark, because darkness is just the absence of light. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!"  Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Changing Plans"  Caillou learns to cope with change. It's raining outside but there is no stopping Caillou! He sees a robin catch a worm and is thrilled when he finds a worm of his own. When Leo calls to invite Caillou over to play, Caillou isn't sure at first if he wants to go since he's having such a great time by himself. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "A Game for Everyone, A Sports Adventure"  Barney, Baby Bop, BJ and the kids are planning a Sports Day in the park. When they meet Jill, a new friend who is too shy to participate, Barney explains that Jill might just need a little encouragement to join the fun. In the end, Sports Day is a huge success for everyone. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Being You"  Express Coming Through - At Knapford Station, Dowager Hatt is having a welcome to Sodor party. Sir Topham Hatt asks Thomas to take the visitors on a tour of Sodor. Thomas asks the visitors to ride on the Express but it's too heavy for Thomas. D
1:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Electricity"  Electricity is a basic form of energy. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist Dr. John Gardner, Director, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute, Boise State University, answer students' questions about electricity.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts"  Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Unmuffins"  Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. Will Jessica be able to fix things so everyone is back to normal?. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mousezilla/Villain School"  Mousezilla - Team Botsford goes head-to-head against Team Heaslip in the citywide scavenger hunt. Dr. Two-Brains and Tobey have also teamed up to create a mighty, metal Mouse-Zilla robot to attack the city and steal all its cheese. Will WordGirl be able to defeat Mouse-zilla and help the Botsford's win the scavenger hunt? Vocab words: Collaborate, Quest Villian School - In an attempt to inspire some novice villains, The Coach invites his prize student, The Whammer, to speak at his new school for Evil Villains and Arch Enemies. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Cse"  Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. The suspects are members of a safari team -- one of them is secretly working for Hacker, who wants to capture the creature and use it to takeover Cyberspace. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How Much Frosting Can You Bear?"  Grandma Ruffman takes over today's show. Her friends Fig and Tucker's person is getting married, so she calls upon Ruff and the FETCHers to help her with the wedding gifts! She sends Rubye and Jay to meet up with some experts at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center to engineer a bear-proof picnic basket for the couple. Meanwhile Shreya, Emmie, Marc, and Marco bake the bride and groom's actual wedding cake!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker"  D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Unmuffins"  Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. Will Jessica be able to fix things so everyone is back to normal?. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Facebook wants you to think graphical. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at the new way to track your friends. The comeback in the housing market could be a boon for truck sales. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Leaping Tigers, Naked Nagas"  Palin follows the Yangtze River along Tiger Leaping Gorge and reaches the easternmost end of the Himalayas in Southwest China. He visits a celebrated Mosuo singer, gets a medical check-up with an octogenarian herbalist, and explores medieval Lijiang. He heads over Myanmar (Burma) to Nagaland in India. He meets reformed headhunters, visits tea estates, and loses a tug of war with an elephant. Part 5 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Funny Ladies"  This episode features the first standup comediennes to appear on television - legends such as Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers. It also looks at Lucille Ball's breakthrough on "I Love Lucy" and the sitcom stars who followed, including Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White and Marla Gibbs. The episode covers television's most enduring variety star, Carol Burnett, and features interviews with contemporary actresses including Tina Fey and Margaret Cho. D
9:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Inside Obama's Presidency"  Former Idahoan and producer Michael Kirk takes a probing look at the first four years of Barack Obama's presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, FRONTLINE examines the president's key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Chicago, Il"  The pickers look for something from the 1970s at the Randolph Street Market. Pickers also try to sell items bought at a previous flea market. Notable finds include a pair of mid-century fiberglass chairs, a modern coffee table and an Aunt Jemima clock.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Bmw X1"  Road Test: 2013 BMW X1 Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Spark Goss' Garage: Brake Issues. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Furry Four"  Telly, Abby, and Elmo are reading Telly's favorite comic book "The Furry Four!" They decide to pretend to be the Furry Four and quickly change into their furry, super costumes. Elmo is the Furry Flash, Abby is the Furry Tornado, and Telly is Mr. Furry! But that only makes three. They need one more member to be Furry Muscles so they can become "The Furry Four. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes"  The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'! The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts"  Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other.G
5:00 am 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Basque Country"  Rick visits the proud and resilient Basque people's homeland, which is split between France and Spain. From his base in San Sebastian, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, he shares the experiences of Basque culture.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta"  Guadalajara is alive with the music of mariachis, flowers, colonial architecture, and passionate artists. Rudy explores the rich history and culture of "The Most Mexican of Cities." Art and artists are an important part of Guadalajara and Rudy takes it all in from the papier-mache pinatas to the dramatic murals of Orozco. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Peru's Canyon of the Condor"  Travel through Peru's Colca Canyon - at 12,000 feet one of the tallest and deepest canyons in the world - in search of Andean Condors, massive birds with wingspans more than 11 feet wide. Explore the natural history of these graceful creatures and learn their ritualistic significance to the native people of the area. Along the way through the canyon, examine the terraced farming that is a result of pre-Incan engineering sophistication. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Shrimp and Gamberoni/Scampi E Gamberoni"  Seafood distributor Chris Porter of Patriot Lobster and Shrimp Company brings the biggest prawns you've ever seen nella cucina, where he teaches Mary Ann the finer points of shellfish, and then they join forces to create three fantastic dishes; Pan-fried Prawns Antipasto served over breadcrumb-crusted tomato slices, Quinoa and Pan-cooked Shrimp, and topped off with Roasted Prawns Oregenata. D
8:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Thessaloniki - Part 1"  Eva takes us to the capital of the prefecture of central Macedonia, and her hometown, and Chef Yianni makes a feta & eggplant appetizer and bakaliaro fricasse with a little help from Eva. D
8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "A French Twist On Mexico"  A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Gardening offers challenges. Gardeners come up with many kinds of solutions. In this episode GardenSMART visits two similar gardens where the gardeners have chosen very different solutions. D
10:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Scott Miller & The Commonwealth"  Americana pioneer Miller remains a roots-rock legend for his "burn-the-juke-joint-down" band, the V-Roys, and his work with singer/songwriter Steve Earle. His band, the Commonwealth, brings a bluegrass and edgy mountain tinge to that sound, framing Miller's finely crafted songs written in the grand Southern literary tradition. D
10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Los Angeles City of Stars"  Host Jacob Edgar ends his journey to learn more about this year's GRAMMY nominees in Los Angeles, where the annual awards ceremony takes place. This final episode of Music Voyager's Road to a GRAMMY takes place during the awards weekend, when the city lights up with celebrity parties, concerts and special events, and Jacob dives headlong into the madness. After a visit to the GRAMMY Museum, Jacob meets up with renowned producer and songwriter Tricky Stewart, who has worked with superstars such as Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Rhianna, Katy Perry and many others. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Song for the Letter G"  Elmo, Rosita, and the letter "J" are singing a song about the sound that the letter "J" makes. After the "J" leaves, the letter "G" approaches Rosita and Elmo and tells them that he can make the "juh" sound, too, just like the letter "J", and he can also make the "guh" sound like in the word "gorilla." Elmo and Rosita think it is amazing that "G" can make two sounds! The "G" is upset, though, because he doesn't have a song about him like the letter "J" does. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor"  Pteranodon Family World Tour - The entire Pteranodon family embarks on a roaring, exploring, World Tour adventure! They meet the Conductor's nephew, Gilbert, who takes them on a tour to meet Martin Amargasaurus, a spine spangled quadruped with an intimidating sail. Gilbert the Junior Conductor - The Pteranodon family is on a World Tour and get to sleep in a special Sleeping Car on the Dinosaur Train. During their first full day on the Train, the kids are super excited to play with Gilbert, the Conductor's nephew. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Goose and the Golden Eggs"  Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Electricity"  Electricity is a basic form of energy. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist Dr. John Gardner, Director, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute, Boise State University, answer students' questions about electricity.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play a blues chord progression often used in jazz tunes, an easy bluesy-sounding trick for your right hand and the signature lick from Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis." We also go on-location with five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, and gain his insights on what it's like performing in a major concert tour. Other featured artists include Bradley Sowash, Dave Powers and David Tolley. D
3:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Volcano Doctors"  The Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile and Italy all have large populations living at the foot of active volcanoes. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn, to be prophets and to analyze the volcanoes' slightest tremors.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  A team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announces in 2010 they have reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome, and the analysis shows modern humans and their Neanderthal cousins interbred widely outside Africa. The film looks at these findings and a range of new evidence for Neanderthal self-expression and language.G
6:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "An Idea, An Invention, An Opportunity"  See what happens when we post our casting calls for new inventions and product ideas online! Thousands of "would-be inventors" submit their ideas and it's a challenge for our Everyday Edisons team to narrow it down to the top finalists. Things really get exciting when we fly them to Charlotte for the "red carpet" treatment complete with paparazzi, cocktail reception and a gourmet dinner. Facing the judges the next day nerves, tears and exultation overwhelm the hopeful contenders as they know they must dazzle the judges with their presentations. D
6:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Finally! Finalists!"  Drum roll please! 50 hopefuls become 11 chosen inventors for Everyday Edisons this season and their reactions are from stunned to exuberance. In this episode, we meet the inventors and learn what makes them tick. We go to their homes via Skype and HomeCam, see what inspires them and watch just how they came up with their unique inventions. D
7:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is Out There?"  Michael Mosley, science presenter for the BBC, begins the miniseries with the story of one of the great upheavals in human history - the understanding that the Earth is not the center of the cosmos, but one of billions of bodies in a vast and expanding universe. Part 1 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Alien Invasion"  This program explores the impact that invasive species and viruses have on environmental and human health around the world. Increasingly, foreign animal and plant species jump national and international boundaries and wreak havoc on ecosystems that offer no natural resistance or predators to the unwelcome guests. Alda looks at some of the most egregious aliens and what's being done to control them. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  A team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announces in 2010 they have reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome, and the analysis shows modern humans and their Neanderthal cousins interbred widely outside Africa. The film looks at these findings and a range of new evidence for Neanderthal self-expression and language.G
10:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "An Idea, An Invention, An Opportunity"  See what happens when we post our casting calls for new inventions and product ideas online! Thousands of "would-be inventors" submit their ideas and it's a challenge for our Everyday Edisons team to narrow it down to the top finalists. Things really get exciting when we fly them to Charlotte for the "red carpet" treatment complete with paparazzi, cocktail reception and a gourmet dinner. Facing the judges the next day nerves, tears and exultation overwhelm the hopeful contenders as they know they must dazzle the judges with their presentations. D
10:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Finally! Finalists!"  Drum roll please! 50 hopefuls become 11 chosen inventors for Everyday Edisons this season and their reactions are from stunned to exuberance. In this episode, we meet the inventors and learn what makes them tick. We go to their homes via Skype and HomeCam, see what inspires them and watch just how they came up with their unique inventions. D
11:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is Out There?"  Michael Mosley, science presenter for the BBC, begins the miniseries with the story of one of the great upheavals in human history - the understanding that the Earth is not the center of the cosmos, but one of billions of bodies in a vast and expanding universe. Part 1 of 6G
12:30 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Teaching Music"  Two music specialists from arts–based schools demonstrate different approaches to serving diverse student populations. At Harmony Leland Elementary School in Mableton, Georgia, all 500 students study the violin. Their classes with Barrett Jackson become lessons in character and discipline. D
1:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
1:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Newton's Laws"  Newton lays down the laws of force, mass, and acceleration. D
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D
3:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "At The Zoo"  Tiger toys: Chelsea and Camille invent enrichment equipment for zoo animals. Julian and Sabrina "go to the dogs," creating sound spectrum snapshots of prairie dog barks to explore animal communication. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you weigh a whale?. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Sol Mobile Bus (Various Cities Across America)"  We follow a group of young gardeners who are traveling the country in a retro-fitted school bus powered on nothing but waste vegetable oil and their own enthusiasm. With a traveling greenhouse, green roof and lots of seeds, they hope to teach edible gardening with sustainable practices in cities and towns across America. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
5:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Chef Jeff Tunks-Ceiba/Dc Coast/Tenpenh: Washington, DC - Iceland"  In Iceland, Chef Tunks fishes for cod in pristine fjords, chats with Icelandic fishermen and travels across the glaciers to participate in a sheep roundup that has gone on since the Vikings first moved to the island some 1,100 years ago. Recipes: Horseradish-Crusted Cod with Potato Puree & Dill Butter; Lamb Loin with Basil-Mint Jus & Caponata Relish. D
5:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Pizza Party Makeover"  What's America's favorite food? That's right.pizza! But if you are watching this show, you care about eating healthier, right? So pizza is out, right? Not if this South Philly girl has anything to say about it. D
6:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "London"  Rudy sips tea and savors traditional sights. Then, he gets a bird's-eye view of London from the new London Eye observation wheel.G
6:30 am 
The Seasoned Traveler  "The Gulf Coast: After The Storms"  George Bauer's post-Katrina tour of the Gulf Coast takes him first to Florida, where his itinerary includes St. George Island, an inhabited but relatively unspoiled spit of land with beautiful beaches, marshlands and wooded areas, and Seaside, a picture-perfect beach town featured in the 1997 film The Truman Show. In Alabama, stops include Fairhope, a resort town with an unusual history, and the port city of Mobile, thought by many to be Alabama's most beautiful community. D
7:00 am 
Hometime  "Kitchen & Mud Room Remodel 3"  Dean and Miriam finish rough-ins, insulation, dry wall and priming to get ready for new cabinets. D
7:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Workbench Basics"  Join the editors from Woodsmith magazine as they show you the must-have features you need when choosing the right workbench. D
8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Light Up Your Garden"  Host Jamie Durie visits the renowned Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California, to take a closer look at specimens that reflect light, absorb light or bring light into the garden. Meanwhile, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom is in New York City searching for a cleaner, greener Big Apple. The city is attempting to shrink its carbon footprint, and one of the ways it's succeeding is through the "Million Trees" initiative. D
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Keeping The Family Close"  Home is where the heart is and the heart of the home is where the family is-a cheery area featuring a keeping room, casual dining area and kitchen. Working with buttery colors and durable fabrics, Vicki and Sloan put an elegant spin on this multipurpose space. D
9:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Shaping Trims"  Lace tape shaping on a girl's dress; Sew Quick, Sew Easy hanky; Antique Technique on creating a mitered fancy band; And Sew On segment on trims gone loopy. Guests: Connie Palmer, Kari Mecca. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Golden Sunset"  A golden sky glowing above radiant trees and bushes on a black canvas is the painting project Bob Ross has selected for today. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. D
10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Golden Gazpacho & Chicken Breasts with Relish"  In this episode, Joanne helps her student Del develop his knife skills by teaching him to chop, mince, and dice vegetables and other ingredients for two of her specialties. Recipes: (1) GOLDEN GAZPACHO WITH GARLIC CROUTONS, (2) GRILLED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH SWEET CORN AND PEPPER RELISH. Student: Clodel "Del" Gosuico - Programmer. D
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Si Supieras...."  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Exito"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
12:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Teaching Dance"  Two teachers with contrasting training and approaches to teaching bring rich dance experiences to students at their arts–based schools. Kathy DeJean, the dance specialist at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, promotes inquiry and self-expression in a multi-grade dance class. Scott Pivnik, a former physical education teacher at P.S. D
12:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Teaching Music"  Two music specialists from arts–based schools demonstrate different approaches to serving diverse student populations. At Harmony Leland Elementary School in Mableton, Georgia, all 500 students study the violin. Their classes with Barrett Jackson become lessons in character and discipline. D
1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Newton's Laws"  Newton lays down the laws of force, mass, and acceleration. D
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "At The Zoo"  Tiger toys: Chelsea and Camille invent enrichment equipment for zoo animals. Julian and Sabrina "go to the dogs," creating sound spectrum snapshots of prairie dog barks to explore animal communication. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you weigh a whale?. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Unmuffins"  Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. Will Jessica be able to fix things so everyone is back to normal?. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Cse"  Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. The suspects are members of a safari team -- one of them is secretly working for Hacker, who wants to capture the creature and use it to takeover Cyberspace. D
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Breaking with Tradition"  Jacques makes skillet apple Charlotte, cooked in a single pan. He substitutes turkey breast for veal in turkey scallopini with morels.G
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cold-Weather Comfort"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Easy Caramel Cake. Then, host Christopher Kimball uncovers the tips and techniques for perfect cake making. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Split Pea and Ham Soup. D
6:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Chef Yoram Nitzam"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Butchering"  Fifth-generation New York City butcher Evan Lobel joins Martha for a master class on meat. Together, they teach viewers how to choose and cook the best cuts of meat, from tender to lean. Not only will this episode make you a better cook, but it will save you money as well. D
7:00 pm 
Hometime  "Kitchen & Mud Room Remodel 3"  Dean and Miriam finish rough-ins, insulation, dry wall and priming to get ready for new cabinets. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Santa Fe, New Mexico"  For over 12,000 years, Native Americans have been living in the area around Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Spanish arrived in the 1600s and eventually the two cultures blended together to form one of the most interesting societies in America. In this program, we take a helicopter tour of some of the most beautiful parts of the Southwest, visit the oldest church in the United States, and discover how the native tribes used modern ledger paper to preserve their heroic legends and personal stories. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Breaking with Tradition"  Jacques makes skillet apple Charlotte, cooked in a single pan. He substitutes turkey breast for veal in turkey scallopini with morels.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cold-Weather Comfort"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Easy Caramel Cake. Then, host Christopher Kimball uncovers the tips and techniques for perfect cake making. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Split Pea and Ham Soup. D
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
11:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Odyssey"  Odysseus must travel the known and unknown world before he can return home to his beloved island kingdom of Ithaca. What does this ancient story say to readers today? In this program, Odysseus's story is given ancient and modern historical and philosophical context, and illustrated with centuries of art. Featured are theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, and psychologist/author Jonathan Shay. D
11:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bacchae"  The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. Featured speakers include world-renowned playwright/author Wole Soyinka, actor Alan Cummings, and Daniel Mendelsohn of Bard College. D
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   President Obama tells Congress we're not a deadbeat nation and that they need to raise the debt ceiling now. NBR's Washington Bureau Chief has the latest on what is shaping up to be the latest battle between The White House and Congressional Republicans. A sour day for Apple investors as the stock tumbles to 11-month lows over new worries about waning demand for the iPhone 5. D
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sally Field (actress) Pt. 2. D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Collaborator and His Family"  Ibrahim, who worked as a collaborator for Israel, is forced to leave Palestine and take his wife and five children to live in Tel-Aviv. Although he expects Israeli protection for his service, the family is denied permission to reside in the country legally. Regarded as traitors by Palestine and abandoned by Israel, they are a family without a country, their unremittingly precarious existence buffeted by politics and circumstance. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tavis Celebrates 10 Years on PBS (Guest Highlights: Barack Obama). D
4:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
4:30 am 
European Journal  "Germany's Bounty of Green Energy Overloads The Power Grid"  Czech Republic/Germany: The Czech Republic on the Verge of a Blackout - European energy policy has become a highly-charged issue because the rapid expansion of green electricity in Germany is putting a strain on the power grid in neighboring countries. Twenty percent of the electricity in Germany is generated from sustainable resources. Much of this is generated by wind farms in northern Germany and consumed in the southern part of the country. D
5:00 am 
Nature  "A Murder of Crows"  Often dismissed by humans as a general nuisance, crows are social creatures that chat with each other in at least two different dialects and as many of 250 distinct calls. They mate for life, mourn their dead and raise their young for up to five years. The show reports on research by University of Washington professor John Marzluff, as well as work at New Zealand's University of Auckland and Austria's Konrad Lorenz Institute.G
6:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Our Planet: 7 Billion and Counting"  Speakers: Helene Gayle, Joel Achenbach, David Breashears, Richard Daley. D
7:00 am 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tavis Celebrates 10 Years on PBS (Guest Highlights: Barack Obama). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sally Field (actress) Pt. 2. D
10:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
10:30 am 
European Journal  "Germany's Bounty of Green Energy Overloads The Power Grid"  Czech Republic/Germany: The Czech Republic on the Verge of a Blackout - European energy policy has become a highly-charged issue because the rapid expansion of green electricity in Germany is putting a strain on the power grid in neighboring countries. Twenty percent of the electricity in Germany is generated from sustainable resources. Much of this is generated by wind farms in northern Germany and consumed in the southern part of the country. D
11:00 am 
Nature  "A Murder of Crows"  Often dismissed by humans as a general nuisance, crows are social creatures that chat with each other in at least two different dialects and as many of 250 distinct calls. They mate for life, mourn their dead and raise their young for up to five years. The show reports on research by University of Washington professor John Marzluff, as well as work at New Zealand's University of Auckland and Austria's Konrad Lorenz Institute.G
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
12:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Annette Gordon-Reed: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The historian speaks with host Marcia Franklin during the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Gordon-Reed won the 2008 National Book Award and the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her book on Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings slave family, which he owned.G
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Nature  "A Murder of Crows"  Often dismissed by humans as a general nuisance, crows are social creatures that chat with each other in at least two different dialects and as many of 250 distinct calls. They mate for life, mourn their dead and raise their young for up to five years. The show reports on research by University of Washington professor John Marzluff, as well as work at New Zealand's University of Auckland and Austria's Konrad Lorenz Institute.G
5:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Our Planet: 7 Billion and Counting"  Speakers: Helene Gayle, Joel Achenbach, David Breashears, Richard Daley. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Annette Gordon-Reed: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The historian speaks with host Marcia Franklin during the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Gordon-Reed won the 2008 National Book Award and the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her book on Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings slave family, which he owned.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Facebook wants you to think graphical. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at the new way to track your friends. The comeback in the housing market could be a boon for truck sales. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Our Planet: 7 Billion and Counting"  Speakers: Helene Gayle, Joel Achenbach, David Breashears, Richard Daley. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G

   <<Previous Month

Next Month >>   

T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Tuesday
January 15, 2013
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
Idaho PTV Homepage Idaho PTV Homepage