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October 15, 2013
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1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helpful Friends"  Charlie & Eddie - Edward wants to show Charlie that he is a really fun engine instead of doing his job. Edward races off to the tracks telling Charlie jokes. A big mistake occurs when Edward takes Sir Topham Hatt's car to the Steam Works by mistake, but Kevin doesn't know how to fix cars, only steam engines. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom"  Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. D
2:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Salmon"  Salmon are a keystone species. They play a very important role in the health of an ecosystem. Some swim as much as 900 miles to return to the stream in which they were born to spawn. Why they do it remains a mystery. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Jeff Heindel, Fish Hatcheries Supervisor, and Adare Evans, Wildlife Educator, both from Idaho Department of Fish and Game, answer students' questions about salmon.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "There Goes The Neighborhood/I Scream"  There Goes the Neighborhood - Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about a kitten. Ice Scream - Alice is shocked to discover that Truman has never actually tried ice cream.G
3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem"  The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler"  THE BIRTHDAY GIRL'S MONSTROUS GIFT - After being captured by WordGirl and locked safely in a jar on the hottest day of the year, The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so that he is able to continue terrorizing the city and ruin the Summer Winter Carnival. WordGirl must recapture The Energy Monster but will she be able to do so when an angry Eileen turns into The Birthday Girl after her new pet is taken from her? Vocabulary Words: Guzzle, Monstrous. HAL THE HAGGLER - While doing chores to save money for a new unicorn figurine, WordGirl must stop Granny May from stealing Cleopatra's Bed out of the museum. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Penguin Tears"  Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ruffmeal Needs More Roughage"  In order to be a huge success, all Ruff's new "Ruff Meal" needs is a good jingle and about 50 pounds less packaging. He deploys Talia, Isaac, and Liza to work with a chef to come up with a healthier, more sustainable lunch. He then sends Bethany to meet with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops to master "Stars and Stripes Forever" for his jingle. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks sink, short term yields spike as competing budget proposals cloud the prospects for a deal. Evercore's Roger Altman shares his advice for investors and lawmakers. And, what are the key companies to watch as the biggest names in technology release their quarterly report cards?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild  "We Live with the Land"  The conclusion visits places grappling with major issues such as water scarcity, climate change, food production, energy development and pipelines. The team visits Chico Basin Ranch in Colorado, Cheyenne River Ranch in South Dakota, The Nature Conservancy's Platte River Prairies in Nebraska, and Broken Kettle Preserve in Iowa. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)"  Host and narrator Liev Schreiber explores the comic book genre, its characters' evolutions, and ongoing cultural impacts. The special follows superheroes from the Depression through Superman's television debut; looks at how superheroes affect and reflect relevant social mores; and tracks the enthusiasm for superheroes as they are embraced by media and populations. Parts 1-3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem"  The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Two-Brains Boogie/Field Day Fun with Robo-Tobey"  The Two Brains Boogie - Dr. Two Brains is at it again-this time he's threatening to turn all the town's buildings into cheese. When he traps WordGirl outside the city limits she has to figure out how to stop his cheesy plan and get to the Boogie Oogie Oogie dance contest on time! Vocabulary Words: Shimmy, Indestructible. Field Day Fund with Robo-Tobey - Becky's really excited about the big field day competition at school. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Full Moon Seascape"  Wyland demonstrates linear perspective. D
3:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Old Salts, Young Guns"  Chesapeake Bay Oysters Bubble Back from Virtual Extinction. Chef Jason Alley: Comfort Restaurant - Portsmouth and Richmond, VA Virginia chef Jason Alley and his children join Chesapeake Bay oyster farmers Ryan and Travis Croxton to harvest oysters and learn how the once-endangered bivalves are helping to clean up pollution in the bay. In the kitchen, Chef Alley and his children prepare dishes featuring their prized catch. D
4:00 pm 
Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century   This film explores how instructors use digital media and interactive practices to ignite students' curiosity and ingenuity. It also looks at cutting-edge educational and cognitive research to see how increasingly powerful forms of digital media impact today's learners.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Megastorm Aftermath"  One year after Hurricane Sandy, this new investigation asks: Are hurricanes increasing in intensity? How can people prepare for these storms and are urban areas responding to the threat? The show travels to other low-lying urban areas where engineering, natural landscape restoration and a smarter, more flexible power grid are combined for protection.G
7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Plastic Bottle Cap Recycling"  Did you know that plastic bottles caps are now being separated out and made into new products? Join Joel as he rides a new environmental wave of recycling water bottle caps and tours several facilities to find out how this is done. D
7:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Green Jobs"  In post-Katrina New Orleans, there's a shining example of real-life results of green job training. At-risk young people get hands-on training on how to fortify and weatherize homes in The Big Easy. Then EcoSense takes you to Spartanburg, S.C. D
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Games Machines Play"  Alan Alda attends contests between machines and humans, mostly students who build them. He watches robots play soccer; visits a human-powered submarine contest; and observes small machines that must prove their efficiency at lowering a beam.G
9:00 pm 
Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century   This film explores how instructors use digital media and interactive practices to ignite students' curiosity and ingenuity. It also looks at cutting-edge educational and cognitive research to see how increasingly powerful forms of digital media impact today's learners.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Megastorm Aftermath"  One year after Hurricane Sandy, this new investigation asks: Are hurricanes increasing in intensity? How can people prepare for these storms and are urban areas responding to the threat? The show travels to other low-lying urban areas where engineering, natural landscape restoration and a smarter, more flexible power grid are combined for protection.G
11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Plastic Bottle Cap Recycling"  Did you know that plastic bottles caps are now being separated out and made into new products? Join Joel as he rides a new environmental wave of recycling water bottle caps and tours several facilities to find out how this is done. D
11:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Green Jobs"  In post-Katrina New Orleans, there's a shining example of real-life results of green job training. At-risk young people get hands-on training on how to fortify and weatherize homes in The Big Easy. Then EcoSense takes you to Spartanburg, S.C. D
1:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Babies Are Children, Too"  The special concerns when caring for infants in groups and the importance of nurturing care. D
1:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Dealing with Feelings"  Activities that promote emotional health in family relations, self-expression, and dealing with frustration and stress. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Newton's Laws"  Newton lays down the laws of force, mass, and acceleration. D
3:00 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
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Blowin' in the Wind"  The teams compete to design and build wind-powered kinetic art from recycled materials. The winning sculpture is put on display in a Massachusetts sculpture park.G
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Penguin Tears"  Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch Designs In Quilting"  Whether by hand or machine, there is an endless array of patterns and designs to enhance your quilts. Laura Wasilowski starts out with tips for adding hand stitches to abstract quilt blocks for texture and style. Then, Angela Walters introduces the "tiles" quilt design in free motion. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Peaks of Majesty"  Bob Ross paints a still lake capturing the reflection of some trees as rugged mountains stand guard in the background. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Oyster Dressing, Cornbread and Crawfish Dressing, and Shrimp and Mirliton Dressing. D
7:30 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Elegant Veal Chops & A Delectable Cheesecake"  Cooking the perfect chop and preparing the ultimate sauce with port and Gorgonzola is a easy as 1-2-3! Making the perfect dessert is even easier. Nick visits the cheese monger and the butcher and prepares Veal Chops with Port & Gorgonzola and a Ricotta Cheesecake with Coffee & Chocolate. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Framing"  The new home's walls are pre-built at a factory, trucked out to the site sequentially and quickly set in place with a crane. D
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Irish Comfort Classics"  Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to update a classic recipe for Shepherd's Pie. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite quirky kitchen gadgets. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Winter Comfort Food"  Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Pub Comfort Food"  Chef Joe stays in the kitchen preparing some of his favorite comfort foods. One the menu for today Chef Joe prepares a Beef and Pork Chile, Sauteed Pork with onions and Asian pears, as well as Breaded Pork Chops. For this menu Chef Joe uses some great products you'll want to try! Take notes!. D
11:30 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
2:00 pm 
Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream   Immigrant Nation! is a feature documentary film about the modern immigrant rights movement. In particular, it is the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. The film also interweaves the stories of individuals, organizations, activists and community leaders united by passion and a concern for justice. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:59 pm 
Global Voices  "Garbage Dreams"  The world's largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The "Zabaleen" (Arabic for "garbage people") recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood. D
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea"  Once known as the California Riviera, the Salton Sea is now called one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, that coughs up dead fish and birds by the thousands in frequent die-offs that occur. However, amongst the ruins of this man-made mistake, a few remaining eccentrics (a roadside nudist, a religious folk artist, a Hungarian revolutionary, and real estate speculators) struggle to keep a remodeled version of the original Salton Sea dream alive. Accidentally created by an engineering error in 1905, reworked in the 50's as a world class vacation destination for the rich and famous, suddenly abandoned after a series of hurricanes, floods, and fish die-offs, and finally almost saved by Congressman Sonny Bono, the Salton Sea has a bittersweet past. D
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks sink, short term yields spike as competing budget proposals cloud the prospects for a deal. Evercore's Roger Altman shares his advice for investors and lawmakers. And, what are the key companies to watch as the biggest names in technology release their quarterly report cards?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea"  Once known as the California Riviera, the Salton Sea is now called one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, that coughs up dead fish and birds by the thousands in frequent die-offs that occur. However, amongst the ruins of this man-made mistake, a few remaining eccentrics (a roadside nudist, a religious folk artist, a Hungarian revolutionary, and real estate speculators) struggle to keep a remodeled version of the original Salton Sea dream alive. Accidentally created by an engineering error in 1905, reworked in the 50's as a world class vacation destination for the rich and famous, suddenly abandoned after a series of hurricanes, floods, and fish die-offs, and finally almost saved by Congressman Sonny Bono, the Salton Sea has a bittersweet past. D

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