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January 15, 2014
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1:00 am 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
2:00 am 
Wild!  "Chasing Wild Horses"  Roberto Dutesco, a New York City fashion photographer, photographs human beauty every day, but since childhood he has carried with him a singular artistic vision: the wild, long-maned dark horses of Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia. We see him and the wild horses interact as the horses roam through the white sand dunes of the remote island.G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Volcanism"  Explains how volcanoes are formed, and assesses the importance of volcanic activity to Earth's geology and climate.G
3:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law"  This program explores the idea that legislatures, although contentious bodies, are institutions composed of men and women who make representative democracy work by reflecting and reconciling the wide diversity of views held by Americans. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
French In Action  "Fishing for An Invitation I"  Robert manages to place a telephone call to Madame Courtois. She is a great talker, and Robert can't get a word in edgewise, but he does get a dinner invitation.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Burn Calories & Lose Weight"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed"  "Clothes Don't Make the Dog"--T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him. "Short-Changed"--When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry"  Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier. or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- When Arthur decides to take-on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember"  The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
8:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem"  The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal"  When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a brand-new invention, the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On their journey, they meet a marine reptile called Otto Opthalmosaurus, who guides the submarine deeper than it's ever been, and even helps them find their way out of a sea cave. During a day at Troodon Town Music Festival, the Pteranodon family and King Cryolophosaurus hear a wonderful singer named Crystal Cryolophosaurus. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Fetch The Letter I"  Telly and Elmo are sitting at a table building letters with their new "Letter of the Day" kit. They use one long piece and two little pieces to make the letter "I". Elmo and Telly imagine things that begin with the letter "I" such as igloo, insect, and iguana. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Super Daniel!/Play Pretend"  Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Amazing Lungs"  Sid races around his room and finds himself breathing really fast. Sid then wonders where all the air is going in his body when he breathes in? At school, Sid and his friends discover that our bodies have lungs to help us breathe in oxygen!. D
11:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "I'm Learning"  Jonas, a friend of Dad's and a real cowboy, has invited the family to visit his ranch. Caillou learns a lot about horses, and he even gets to brush a pony named Lucky. When Dad's burning toast triggers the fire alarm, he decides it is the perfect opportunity to practice a fire drill. D
12:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Special Jobs"  Diesel's Special Delivery - When Diesel sees James being admired with a special of pretty piglets, he decides that he wants to be admired too. He abandons his slate for the school's leaking roof and sets off to find an equally admirable special. First he tries Thomas' truck of apples, then Rosie's flatbed of flowers, but still nobody notices him. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Super Daniel!/Play Pretend"  Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember"  The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. D
2:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem"  The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior"  Bend it Like Becky - Becky's new soccer team, the Butterfly Unicorn Laser Gorillas and Dr. Two-Brains clash on the soccer field when they both realize they booked it for the same day. The two teams must play a winner-take-all soccer match to determine who gets control of the field. Questionable Behavior - Ms. Question's powers are at all an-time high now that she's discovered she can get people to tell her their deepest, darkest secrets. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Voyage of the Butterflier XT"  Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration.G
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Ooze"  When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. They take inspiration from the Greek myth of the Trojan Horse and build a giant "Trojan Ducky. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Go Belugas Go!"  FETCH! competes with Go Get It!, the rival cat game show, in a synchronized swimming match, so he sends Marco, Shreya, and Rubye to learn about synchronized swimming, and he sends Marc to Mystic Aquarium to learn how beluga whales are adapted for the water. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry"  Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier. or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!? A is for Angry- When Arthur decides to take-on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior"  Bend it Like Becky - Becky's new soccer team, the Butterfly Unicorn Laser Gorillas and Dr. Two-Brains clash on the soccer field when they both realize they booked it for the same day. The two teams must play a winner-take-all soccer match to determine who gets control of the field. Questionable Behavior - Ms. Question's powers are at all an-time high now that she's discovered she can get people to tell her their deepest, darkest secrets. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the turnaround that started yesterday continued today leaving many investors wondering whether the stock market's rocky start is in the rear view mirror. And, NBR will be joined by Morningstar's CEO of the Year. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "The Private Life of Deer"  They wander along our highways, reminders of the wilderness we have paved our way through. From coast to coast some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Zeppelin Terror Attack"  Early in World War I, Germany launched a terror campaign over Britain, bombing civilians from the sky from Zeppelins - enormous airships filled with hydrogen gas. NOVA reconstructs and detonates the unique artillery the British devised to finally take down these flying machines.G
9:00 pm 
Chasing Shackleton  "2 of 3"  Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and racing skipper Paul Larson attempts to navigate the Southern Ocean using only sextant and compass. Extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shacketon's cameraman left off.G
10:00 pm 
Deserts  "The Namib Desert: The World's Oldest Desert"  At 130 million years old, the Namib Desert stretches 1,200 miles along the coastline with the highest dunes in the world. The strip of extreme and varied landscapes include the orange sands, vivid white salt pans, and shipwreck scattered Skeleton Coast. Part 6 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Frontline  "Secret State of North Korea"  This film offers a glimpse into one of the world's most isolated countries with the world's youngest dictator. Using new footage smuggled from North Korea and new stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, a picture emerges of how some North Koreans are defying authority.G
2:00 am 
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
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Livable Communities"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Robert McNulty, the founder of Partners for Livable Communities, about what makes communities "livable."G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Amigita Rosita"  Rosita writes her own book about her life on Sesame Street and what being Mexican means to her. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation, Literacy. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Dragon Dance/Teacher Harriet's Birthday"  The Dragon Dance: In school, the children are all helping Teacher Harriet with a big art project: creating a dancing dragon! Everyone is eager to finish so the dragon can dance, but they learn that they need to work together so the big project can be finished. Teacher Harriet's Birthday: It's Teacher Harriet's birthday! Mom Tiger helps the children surprise her by decorating the classroom with streamers and making a birthday present while she is gone. The children learn that cooperation is necessary to pull off the surprise. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember"  The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Jason Isbell/Neko Case"  Both performers bring modern roots rock to the stage. Isbell performs tunes from his album Southeastern, and Case sings from her most recent recording.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Ancient Glory"  Rick takes a fresh look at Rome by exploring the traces of life in the capital of the ancient world - visiting the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and viewing the empire's art. Then he goes by bicycle to see the Appian Way and the other marvels of Roman engineering. Part 1 of 3G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "San Francisco"  The port city of San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, and the city's new Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Treasures"  The desert can yield a bounty of treasures, but what does gold have in common with trees, fish and meteorites? To the right person, they all have a sentimental, if not monetary, value. Using the Tucson Gem and Mineral show as a launching pad for the quest, The Desert Speaks travels around the country's deserts to find out where exactly these items come from and who values these unusual treasures. The search begins with a hunt for fish fossils in the Red Desert of Wyoming and then a visit to the Painted Desert with the Bach family. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Roasted Red Pepper Salad; Green Beans with Garlic; Crispy Seared Snapper with a Light Tomato Sauce. D
8:00 am 
America's Heartland   Reporter John Lobertini takes us to the rocky coast of Maine where lobster fishermen are facing new challenges as they harvest crustaceans from the Atlantic Ocean. Sarah Gardner discovers how Arkansas farmers are finding fish farming to be profitable-hundreds of miles from the ocean. And a special kind of oyster farming in Maryland's is helping clean up pollution in Chesapeake Bay. D
8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Waters of Shells"  At a festival in Legster, Claus helps celebrate the first blue mussel catch of the year with several dishes featuring the mollusks.G
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Spicy Fall Sweets"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. D
9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Enclosure"  Smith explores the design principle of enclosure. He presents examples at his Garden Home Retreat, a peaceful garden setting at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, and at Whitehall House.G
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Rodney Dillard & the Dillard Band. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Fetch The Letter I"  Telly and Elmo are sitting at a table building letters with their new "Letter of the Day" kit. They use one long piece and two little pieces to make the letter "I". Elmo and Telly imagine things that begin with the letter "I" such as igloo, insect, and iguana. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal"  When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a brand-new invention, the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On their journey, they meet a marine reptile called Otto Opthalmosaurus, who guides the submarine deeper than it's ever been, and even helps them find their way out of a sea cave. During a day at Troodon Town Music Festival, the Pteranodon family and King Cryolophosaurus hear a wonderful singer named Crystal Cryolophosaurus. D
12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem"  The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'," to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than; Secondary Content: Solid shapes. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again"  Captain Tangent - When Becky and her family go out to dinner at Blackbeard's Buffet, they encounter a new villain, Captain Tangent - a teenage pirate with a magnetic hook and talking parrot. It's up to WordGirl to stop him from stealing her mom's trophy and all the coins (a.k. D
2:00 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
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Livable Communities"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Robert McNulty, the founder of Partners for Livable Communities, about what makes communities "livable."G
3:00 pm 
Infinity Hall Live  "Cowboy Junkies"  With their languid guitars and ethereal vocals, the Canadian group Cowboy Junkies cast a narcotic spell over their Infinity Hall audience in this intimate concert performance. Consisting of Alan Anton (bass), and siblings Michael Timmins (guitar), Peter Timmins (drums) and Margo Timmins (vocals), Cowboy Junkies specialize in a unique sound that combines country, blues and folk, but often with a touch of melancholy thrown in for good measure. As Margo Timmins jokingly told the audience, "I figure if you're here tonight, you like sad songs. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Emma - Part Three"  The tangled affairs of heroines Emma Woodhouse, Harriet Smith and Jane Fairfax are straightened out in this conclusion to Jane Austen's romantic story. Part 3 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Maid In Splendour, Part 1"  A barman from the "Maid in Splendour" pub is shot dead as he walks near a ruined cottage in the woods. Barnaby and Scott discover a clash of cultures at the pub, between locals and new money as well as among long-time residents. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S4 E2)"  The fates of several characters converge at a glittering house party for more than a dozen guests, who bring with them their various maids and valets. Guest star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa portrays famous early 20th-century opera diva Nellie Melba. Edith's Mr. Gregson impresses Robert, and Anna faces trouble. Part 2 of 8G
8:00 pm 
Unlocking Sherlock   This film reveals how Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the modern "Sherlock" series by starting with Arthur Conan Doyle's original character, through the myriad incarnations in print and film to arrive at the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch. There are interviews with cast members and reflections from the co-creators.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Emma - Part Three"  The tangled affairs of heroines Emma Woodhouse, Harriet Smith and Jane Fairfax are straightened out in this conclusion to Jane Austen's romantic story. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "The Maid In Splendour, Part 1"  A barman from the "Maid in Splendour" pub is shot dead as he walks near a ruined cottage in the woods. Barnaby and Scott discover a clash of cultures at the pub, between locals and new money as well as among long-time residents. Part 1 of 2G
11:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S4 E2)"  The fates of several characters converge at a glittering house party for more than a dozen guests, who bring with them their various maids and valets. Guest star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa portrays famous early 20th-century opera diva Nellie Melba. Edith's Mr. Gregson impresses Robert, and Anna faces trouble. Part 2 of 8G
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Decline of Rome"  While empires slash at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroy the empire from within.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Rome"  Exhausted by centuries of power, the Western empire collapses before its enemies.G
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D
3:00 am 
SciGirls  "Habitat Havoc"  Budding naturalist Lea and her SCIGIRLS pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, comparing the palms to native trees. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting in the Twenty-First Century"  Although basic composting happens naturally, with the advent of some scientific know-how, we can still enhance the best soil amendment on earth: compost. Some companies, run by avid gardeners, have made it their life's work to make a good thing even better. In this episode, we dig deeper into some of this work to find out how modern science has improved on perfection and how we can apply this information to our own gardens for even better results. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Voyage of the Butterflier XT"  Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration.G
5:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "Town of Two Spirits"  Andreas explores Norway's medieval capital and religious center, and later prepares Norwegian mulled wine, pork meatballs stuffed with prunes and sage and aquavit sorbet.G
5:30 am 
Cooking with Julie Taboulie  "Thanksgiving Traditions Take A Twist"  NULL
6:00 am 
Journeys In India  "Gir: The Last Refuge of the Lion"  The desert of Gujurat is hardly the place one expects to encounter a lion, but in the scrub forest of the region Bill does exactly that. Join him as he tracks the lion and many less dangerous creatures from spotted deer to owls and parrots. Around the campfire at night meet the local dance group who is preserving the traditional dances of the area people. D
6:30 am 
Journeys In Africa  "Kilwa: The Swahili King of the Indian Ocean"  This ancient ruined city, lost to history, was one of the most powerful in the world during its prime. The architectural sophistication and sheer size will amaze you. Then Bill heads out to the deep ocean for some big game fishing. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing an Irrigation System in New Mexico/Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater"  Roger visits New Mexico to install an irrigation system designed to work in a desert climate. Richard installs a new style of heat-pump water heater. Tom shares a viewer tip about re-using an old garden hose reel. D
7:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Forging The Hold Fast"  Haul out the anvil and forge this essential bench tool! Blacksmith Peter Ross shows how to forge historical versions of this powerful gripper. D
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   One of Lake Tahoe's most outstanding pieces of history features beautiful gardens. Want to learn how to unify a garden with color? Learn this and more as experts share their gardening expertise. Join us as GardenSMART visits a gardener's paradise. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids and Fruit"  Get the kids busy and interested in fun and healthy fruit dip sticks, lemon sorbet wedges and orange cake, and with projects like an orange bird feeder and fruit creatures. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 2"  Review the whole embroidery experience with fast and and easy FUNdamentals! Nancy and embroidery specialist Eileen Roche teach you to master the basics of embroidery. Learn to rehoop-with the hoop off the machine and fabric out of the hoop! Create monograms by resizing and respacing letters. Learn to quilt and make lace with your embroidery machine. D
9:30 am 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "Cezanne at Mont Sainte Victoire"  Travel with David to the locations of Paul Cezanne's (1839-1906) natural inspiration near Aixen Provence & Mont Saint Victoire. David considers Cezanne's ambitious struggle with the contradiction: how to present stability and form with change and movement. David demonstrates Cezanne's strategies; from sketch to watercolor to oil, and discusses Cezanne's insights into acts of visual perception. D
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo  "Two Passions"  Vic visits world bicycling legend and winemaker Francesco Moser; Chef Francesco Bracali's Tuscan Pork; ancient food writers; vineyard micro-ownership. D
11:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society"  In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on workers - for better or for worse. Participants investigate the workers' experiences first-hand, through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.G
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Think Vacation I"  Robert and Mireille look at camping gear. Mireille rushes off to have lunch with Hubert and runs into the incorrigible Jean-Pierre. They talk about broken glass, spilled salt, and other superstitions.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Think Vacation II"  Mireille tells Hubert she's won the lottery. Hubert strongly disapproves although he has been known to play the horses. And Aunt Georgette tells about the one that got away.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Decline of Rome"  While empires slash at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroy the empire from within.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Rome"  Exhausted by centuries of power, the Western empire collapses before its enemies.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D
3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Habitat Havoc"  Budding naturalist Lea and her SCIGIRLS pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, comparing the palms to native trees. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up. D
4:00 pm 
Wishbone  "The Entrepawneur"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures intheir hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger hi s imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Joe's absorption with a new business ventureputs Samantha and David in a "touchy" situation. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Ooze"  When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. They take inspiration from the Greek myth of the Trojan Horse and build a giant "Trojan Ducky. D
5:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 2"  Review the whole embroidery experience with fast and and easy FUNdamentals! Nancy and embroidery specialist Eileen Roche teach you to master the basics of embroidery. Learn to rehoop-with the hoop off the machine and fabric out of the hoop! Create monograms by resizing and respacing letters. Learn to quilt and make lace with your embroidery machine. D
5:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "Cezanne at Mont Sainte Victoire"  Travel with David to the locations of Paul Cezanne's (1839-1906) natural inspiration near Aixen Provence & Mont Saint Victoire. David considers Cezanne's ambitious struggle with the contradiction: how to present stability and form with change and movement. David demonstrates Cezanne's strategies; from sketch to watercolor to oil, and discusses Cezanne's insights into acts of visual perception. D
6:00 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Black Cod & Sauteed Green Beans"  Chef Stellino shares his sauce making secrets, to inspire the viewers with this elegant and sophisticated Mango and Ginger sauce that is easy to make and tastes delicious! He also visits a fish monger and shares some important facts about the uniqueness of the Black Cod. D
6:30 pm 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Warm Alsatian Onion Tart; Coq Au Vin; Creme Brulee. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing an Irrigation System in New Mexico/Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater"  Roger visits New Mexico to install an irrigation system designed to work in a desert climate. Richard installs a new style of heat-pump water heater. Tom shares a viewer tip about re-using an old garden hose reel. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
8:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Mendoza, Argentina"  The heart of Argentine wine country is nestled in a valley beneath the snow-capped Andes whose iconic summit, Aconcagua, is the highest in the Western hemisphere. Glacial runoff from the mountain range feeds the miles of vineyards that, along with fruit and vegetable farms, blanket the lowlands. Rudy drives into the thin air of the Andes, visiting the graveyard of those who died trying to summit Aconcagua. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Italian American Sandwiches"  The Italians love their small Panini, but here in the U.S. those traditional sandwiches took on lives of their own. In this episode, Lidia shows the New Orleans Muffaletta sandwich, the Veal Hamburger Parmiciano from St. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Favorites with a Chinese Accent"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers"  Pati takes you to Xochimilco, the legendary floating gardens of Mexico, and sprinkles a few flowers into some impressive but easy Mexican recipes. Squash Blossom Quesadillas; Hibiscus and Pecan Mole; Rose Petal, Marshmallow, Mango and Pistachio Ice Cream. D
10:00 pm 
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reunidos"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Que Estaran Haciendo?"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks snap back from yesterday's steep losses as two of the nation's biggest banks report earnings. And, a legal ruling handed down today that could change the economics of the internet and impact anyone who logs on and clicks. D
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Kimmel (author)/Johnny Rivers (singer/songwriter). D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "Stealing Africa"  How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Barkhad Abdi (actor)/Lupita Nyong'o (actress). D
4:00 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
America ReFramed  "My Brooklyn/Fate of a Salesman"  My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson?s personal journey, as a Brooklyn "gentrifier," to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The film asks how to heal the deep racial wounds embedded in our urban development patterns, and how citizens can become active in restoring democracy to a broken planning process. Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution"  Ryuichi owns a company that rents out fake family members and friends, but his own family doesn't know. Ryuichi and his employees are professional stand-ins, part of a growing service industry in Japan that rents out fake spouses, best men, relatives, friends, colleagues, boyfriends and girlfriends, all to spare their clients embarassment at social functions such as weddings, funerals, or other family gatherings. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
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 am 
Dialogue  "Livable Communities"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Robert McNulty, the founder of Partners for Livable Communities, about what makes communities "livable."G
10:00 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "My Brooklyn/Fate of a Salesman"  My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson?s personal journey, as a Brooklyn "gentrifier," to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The film asks how to heal the deep racial wounds embedded in our urban development patterns, and how citizens can become active in restoring democracy to a broken planning process. Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution"  Ryuichi owns a company that rents out fake family members and friends, but his own family doesn't know. Ryuichi and his employees are professional stand-ins, part of a growing service industry in Japan that rents out fake spouses, best men, relatives, friends, colleagues, boyfriends and girlfriends, all to spare their clients embarassment at social functions such as weddings, funerals, or other family gatherings. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
1964: American Experience   Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, by journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the prominent figures of the time - Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., Barry Goldwater and Betty Friedan. It brings out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions, and anxieties began to turn the country onto a different course.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "Secret State of North Korea"  This film offers a glimpse into one of the world's most isolated countries with the world's youngest dictator. Using new footage smuggled from North Korea and new stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, a picture emerges of how some North Koreans are defying authority.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the turnaround that started yesterday continued today leaving many investors wondering whether the stock market's rocky start is in the rear view mirror. And, NBR will be joined by Morningstar's CEO of the Year. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Buenos Aires City Guide"  Judith visits the Recoleta Cemetery, takes in the Gaucho street fair, and hits the tiles at a trendy tango club. She also takes a ferry across the Rio de la Plata to the Uruguayan village of Colonia.G
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Secret State of North Korea"  This film offers a glimpse into one of the world's most isolated countries with the world's youngest dictator. Using new footage smuggled from North Korea and new stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, a picture emerges of how some North Koreans are defying authority.G

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