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March 15, 2012
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12:00 am 
Parents and Teens Behind The Wheel   PARENTS AND TEENS: BEHIND THE WHEEL examines where teens form their driving habits and explores the influence of parental behavior on the conduct of newly licensed teens. Throughout the film, independently controlled cameras capture the often nerve-wracking role-reversal as teens assume control of the wheel and the parent adapts to the role of passenger. PARENTS AND TEENS follows five families over the course of six months, documenting the real-life issues they face during the first few attempts at driving. D
1:00 am 
Girls on the Wall   A group of incarcerated teenage girls are given a shot at redemption in a most unlikely form: a musical. GIRLS ON THE WALL follows three inmates as they write, rap and rehearse the harrowing events leading up to their crimes. In the process, they're challenged to find their own voices, reclaim their humanity and take a first step toward breaking free of the prison system. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   See how one teacher creatively manages transitions from one activity or location to another while keeping students engaged and learning. Watch students have fun drawing monsters to learn descriptive writing skills. See how 7th graders develop strong conceptual understanding of the often-challenging topic of integer addition. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Restless Planet"  Revisits the beginnings of our solar system and the evolving Earth.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Reducing Poverty"  The causes of income inequality and the role of social welfare policy are examined. Updated 2003. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Encuentro (The Encounter)"  In this episode, the program format begins to become more regular, while most of the dialogue is in conversational Spanish.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck"  TIE-DYE CLIFFORD: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes. STAGE STRUCK: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Room to Ride/The Frensky Family Fiasco"  Room to Ride - Lance Armstrong makes a special trip to Elwood City in this episode about bicycling and good citizenship. Wanting more room to ride, Binky and his friends take to the streets to convince residents to vote for new bike safety lanes. When all hope seems lost, Lance gives Binky support and encouragement never to give up his cause. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "George Fixes Betsy's Wagon/Curious George Takes A Drive"  George must replace the wheel on a wagon and brings a turtle home and keeps it in the bathtub.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Muddled-Up Fairytales"  Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "After Dark!"  Things get a little scary today. Caillou and his new neighbours, Jason and Jeffery, are playing hide and go seek in the backyard, until dusk brings out the shadows. A flashlight and Mommy help chase the shadows away. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Best In Show/Ducks and Fish"  Best in Show - When the kids decide to have a Dog Show to show off their pets, BJ feels a little left out. He doesn't have a dog, and he sure wishes he did! A friend from the park shares her dog with BJ so he can join in the fun. Everyone has a great time and realizes that all of their dogs are winners! Ducks and Fish - Barney sees Riff protecting a nest full of duck eggs. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Bears"  In this episode of Zoboomafoo, Chris, Martin and Zoboomafoo explore the "world" of bears. Also, Animal Junction becomes the stomping ground for a number of bears and even some psuedo-bears such as wolverines, kinkajous, etc.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "George Fixes Betsy's Wagon/Curious George Takes A Drive"  George must replace the wheel on a wagon and brings a turtle home and keeps it in the bathtub.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "One Smart Cookie"  The Electric Company and Francine pretend to be the characters from the Casey Calloway book series in order to solve a mystery and win the title of Master Detective. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up!"  THE FILL-IN - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Aardvark Town"  When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Fraction of a Chance"  When Matt, Jackie and Inez get stuck in the vortex of a cyberportal, it's up to Digit to rescue them. He just needs to find the U.V.O. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Gearing Up for Getting Ruff's Goat"  All of the Cat Grooming shows are competing with Ruff's ratings and he's desperate to find the mythical Helmet of Victory that will reverse his fortunes. Uncle MacRuffmantosh calls with news that he thinks he's located the Helmet on a faraway mountaintop, so Ruff plans to ride his trusty tricycle up the mountain to retrieve the prize. (Unfortunately, the tricycle doesn't work so well on mountainous slopes. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Room to Ride/The Frensky Family Fiasco"  Room to Ride - Lance Armstrong makes a special trip to Elwood City in this episode about bicycling and good citizenship. Wanting more room to ride, Binky and his friends take to the streets to convince residents to vote for new bike safety lanes. When all hope seems lost, Lance gives Binky support and encouragement never to give up his cause. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The Obama administration is denying its plans to tap the strategic oil reserve, could doing so bring prices down? Again Capital's John Kilduff talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about the potential impact. Apple shares touch $600, before falling back to less lofty levels. We'll talk to an analyst about where the tech giant's stock could be heading. D
5:54 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Yanni: Live at El Morro   Yanni, a musical world citizen and popular contemporary composer, fulfills a 20-year-old dream to perform at the 16th-century Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is backed by his orchestra for this December 2011 concert at the island citadel where sea winds and rainstorms punctuated the performance. He performs career favorites, including "Santorini," "Felista," "Voyage," "The End of August," and "The Rain Must Fall."G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
9:31 pm 
Tommy Emmanuel - Center Stage   Tommy Emmanuel is arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player. Australia's "Entertainer of the Year" and two-time Grammy nominee Emmanuel delivers a dazzling 2007 performance recorded in Chico, California. Using a finger-picking style inspired by Chet Atkins, Emmanuel brings a sense of jazz improvisation into a mix that also includes blues, country, rock, classical and Spanish music.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:30 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "All The World Is Human"  Wood follows clues to trace the route of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who walked across America from Florida to the Pacific coast. Part 4 of 4G
12:30 am 
Dialogue  "James McPherson"  James McPherson is one of America's greatest Civil War historians. McPherson's Pulitzer Prize winning writing captures the drama of this era and his latest book, "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," gives new insight into Abraham Lincoln's remarkable skill as a military leader. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with McPherson about Lincoln and why we are still fighting over some of the same issues we thrashed out in the Civil War 150 years ago.G
1:00 am 
One of the Missing   Charles Durning introduces this film adaptation of an Ambrose Bierce story, which follows Confederate marksman Jerome Searing, who has become a methodical killing machine, sparing no one in his path. Behind enemy lines, Searing becomes trapped, pinned by fallen beams, in a ruined building - his own loaded and cocked rifle resting just inches from his head. He succumbs to terror and descends into a nightmarish journey through his mind.G
2:00 am 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Big Bad Wolf Huffs and Puffs Slimey"  Oscar is getting ready to take Slimey to the mud hole, but ducks down to get his hiking boot. Just then, the 3 Little Pigs run by with the Big Bad Wolf chasing them. They get away, so instead of huffing and puffing at them, the wolf decides to huff and puff at Slimey. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "That's The Way The Ball Bounces"  Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce! (Educational objective - Elasticity). D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
5:00 am 
Portraits of Emotion   Portraits of Emotion is a feature length documentary film that follows over the course of four years the life of 14-year-old Jonathan Lerman, an artistic prodigy who is diagnosed with autism, a lifelong developmental disability that affects learning, communication and social interaction. While capable of drawing astonishing portraits that capture the nuances of human emotion, Jonathan is unable to effectively verbally communicate his feelings. By giving the audience an in-depth look inside Jonathan's life, Portraits of Emotion builds awareness about the effects that autism has on a family over time. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips"  Rick explores the riches of the city before visiting dikes, windmills and the world's largest flower market.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  The world's finest wines, sweeping vineyards and fine food couple with a river valley dotted with castles. We sample the best Bordeaux then cruise the lovely Dordogne and Lot rivers with stops at chateaux, ancient watermills, and perched villages. Cooking classes and an underground adventure to see pre-historic cave paintings round out the trip. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Tracks in the Shifting Sand"  Explore one of the largest dune fields in North America at the Imperial Sand Dunes National Recreation Area. The Algodones Dunes in Southern California stretch across more than two hundred square miles and are visited by more than 1.4 million people each year, most of whom use some sort of off-road vehicle. A state highway splits the northern part of the dune field between wilderness and recreational area, but the task of monitoring the usage creates problems of its own. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Bolognese Pasta/Lasagne Verdi Alla Bolognese"  Culinary arts students from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI are eager to learn the fine art of creating Bolognese pasta, starting with Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese. Mary Ann leads them through the process of making Lasagne Spinach Noodles, and layering it over and over with a meaty, Bologna-Style Ragu, and Bechamella Sauce. And there's just enough time to make Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce. D
8:00 am 
Taste of History  "Betsy Ross Sews A Legend"  Betsy Ross is one the most celebrated woman in American history. Although there is still controversy around her story and whether she sewed our country's first flag, the details appear to support a woman of great courage who was asked by Gen. Washington to defy the British and secretly give our nation its identity. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Damian D'silva & Authentic Singapore Cuisine"  This episode of SIMPLY MING is simply like no other. Ming is granted privileged access to the home kitchen of Singapore Chef Damian D'Silva. Damian is a fixture on the Singapore culinary scene, where he is bringing back centuries old culinary traditions. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lazy Day Breakfast"  First up, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to extra-crispy Buttermilk Waffles. Then, science expert Guy Crosby reveals the science behind browning. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Kitchens"  Today's show is a quick update on kitchens. We begin with the importance of accessories and how to quickly and inexpensively renovate a kitchen with simple updates. Then, we create new cabinets to fill in the space above older cabinets. D
10:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Steve Earle/Kris Kristofferson"  Earle pays tribute to his mentor, legendary Texas troubadour Townes Van Zandt. Kristofferson follows with tunes from his latest album.G
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Alice In Wonderland"  Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing, she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party and misses all the fun! The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts herself to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time! Educational Objectives: To learn a helpful tool for being on time. Fun interactive games help preschoolers match letters of the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Whale of a Squid"  Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. D
2:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   In the first part of this episode, Chef Bob makes one of his favorite party pleasures, carrot and cantaloupe soup. He uses fresh garden mint and limoncello liquor to finish the dish. Served chilled, this is a perfect summertime dish to offer friends. D
2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
3:00 pm 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
My Hero  "Old Man Riverdance"  George's father, Seamus, visits from Flordia where he lives in a home for retired superheroes.G
5:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   Money becomes a growing concern for the Perrins with Nicola unemployed and Reggie still looking for a fulfilling new career, leaving the former sales executive considering a depressing solution. Meanwhile, a new neighbor moves in next door.G
6:00 pm 
Visions of Ireland   A helicopter-mounted camera shares the vantage point of the Irish faeries of ancient lore for serene aerial views above the fog and mist, the remote Skellig Islands, the magnificent windswept Cliffs of Moher, and the perfect angle from which to kiss the Blarney Stone. The itinerary from Belfast to Galway to Dublin explores timeless country glens, abundant fishing ports, the famous golf courses of counties Kerry and Cork, and more, all the way to Tipperary, all set to a soundtrack that includes the fiddles and pipes of traditional jigs and reels and modern Celtic rock.G
7:30 pm 
As Time Goes By Reunion Special   Jean is eager for grandchildren; Lionel has reservations. Judith and Alistair are still childless. Sandy and Harry return from Canada; Sandy has not told him yet she is pregnant. Jean asks Lionel why he and his first wife did not have children; the doorbell rings and she finds a young man from Africa asking after his father, Lionel.G
8:30 pm 
Mr. Bean  "The Curse of Mr. Bean"  At the swimming pool, Bean falls from the diving board and then his swim trunks fall off. Later he outwits a malicious parking lot barrier.G
9:00 pm 
Downton Abbey - Behind The Drama   This MASTERPIECE special goes behind the scenes of the popular MASTERPIECE CLASSIC drama to review the storylines of the first two seasons about the people who live, and work, in an English manor house in the early 20th century with pivotal moments highlighted. Writer Julian Fellowes and the actors who bring Downton inhabitants to life provide insight into the characters of the series.G
10:05 pm 
My Hero  "Old Man Riverdance"  George's father, Seamus, visits from Flordia where he lives in a home for retired superheroes.G
10:34 pm 
Reggie Perrin   Money becomes a growing concern for the Perrins with Nicola unemployed and Reggie still looking for a fulfilling new career, leaving the former sales executive considering a depressing solution. Meanwhile, a new neighbor moves in next door.G
11:03 pm 
As Time Goes By Reunion Special   Jean is eager for grandchildren; Lionel has reservations. Judith and Alistair are still childless. Sandy and Harry return from Canada; Sandy has not told him yet she is pregnant. Jean asks Lionel why he and his first wife did not have children; the doorbell rings and she finds a young man from Africa asking after his father, Lionel.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Caras (Faces)"  This episode covers words for vegetables and provides some facts about the major cities of Argentina.G
12:00 am 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Building On Useful Ideas"  One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is in on the teacher�s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics. D
1:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Ethnic Fragmentation In Canada"  Vancouver: Hong Kong East - Prior to the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong, thousands of wealthy businessmen moved their families to Vancouver causing a collision of cultures. What has happened since 1997? Montreal: An Island of French - Trying to preserve their culture, Quebec welcomes immigrants and pays to teach them French.G
1:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Regions and Economies"  Oregon: A Fight for Water - Native Americans and farmers compete for a scarce resource: water. U.S. Midwest: Spatial Innovations - In the U.S. D
2:00 am 
Human Condition  "State of Mind"  This episode discusses the epidemiology of mental disorders and explains the more promising treatment approaches now emerging to help individuals enhance their psychological health. It follows the cases of a woman who suffers from depression.G
2:30 am 
Human Condition  "Lives In Balance"  This episode discusses stress reduction as a means of improving individual health, and explores a variety of stress reduction approaches that can help people control their emotional and physical responses to the stress of daily living.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "High Horse"  Mrs. Reg is teaching the students how to be horse whisperers. Kristi surprises herself by being the star pupil. The unusual attention - including a television offer - turns her from star to monster.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Are You Financially Literate?"  Understanding how to manage your money before you get to high school will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of goal setting, budgeting, saving, and money management that make you financially literate!G
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. But to gardeners, he holds a special place of honor. D
4:30 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "USA"  The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States is a true melting pot of cultures. D
5:00 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Jeff and Chris Galvin, London"  Jeff and Chris Galvin have started a food movement in London. From garnering Michelin stars to opening up what has been noted as the best French restaurant in the UK, viewers get to cook and dine with the masters. Sumptuous meals are presented, such as Lasagna of Dorset Sole served with Veloute of Girolles and a main course of Poached Landaise Chicken with Summer Vegetables & Rosemary Butter Sauce. D
5:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "From Lobster to Chocolate Clams: A Delicious Feast in Magdalena Bay"  Rick and local guide Luis Garduno of REDTours venture out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay. They catch up with local lobster fishermen and learn about sizing lobsters. Then they watch as clam divers haul up the local chocolate clams from the bottom of the bay. D
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II In Europe"  Trekkers visit sites that played major roles in World War II. From France's Forest of Compiegne to the Island of Crete, where veterans and locals recount the first major airborne invasion by the Germans, this episode is a haunting journey of discovery. Other locations include Nuremberg, Vienna, Dunkirk, Italy's Anzio, Normandy beaches, Dresden, Berlin and Auschwitz.G
7:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "New"  Host Jamie Durie visits Cornerstone Gardens, a premier collection of new garden design. Correspondent Paul Epsom follows the path from seed to retail sale.G
7:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Sawing Secrets"  Chris Schwarz, editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, joins Roy to explore the three classes of English sawcuts. Chris reveals the devious French tenon cheat and even shows us how to saw without a saw!. D
8:00 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Heirloom Tool Chest"  Woodworkers dream of building a custom chest for their fine tools. The Woodsmith editors show you how to make that dream come true. Start with a simple, easy-to-build plywood case. D
8:30 am 
Growing Bolder  "Making Memories"  NULL
9:00 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Touch of Blue (Fresh Picked)"  The cool and tranquil colors of a delightful and casual daisy bouquet provide a perfect subject. The hues of blue and lavender capture the texture of the daisies as you learn how to contrast and accent. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Before The Snowfall"  Experience the quiet anticipation of a soon-to-fall snow cover in this beautiful Bob Ross painting. D
10:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Family Favorites"  Grilled Leg Of Lamb; Pork Loin Tournedos With Cream And Calvados; Puerto Rican Pork And Beans; Lamb Navarin. D
10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Simple Pleasures: Mediterranean Foods in the Americas"  Burt looks at the history of the foods of the Mediterranean and how they have affected people in Europe and the Americas.G
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Culpable (Guilty)"  This episode introduces words for fruit and treats the importance of the leather industry in Argentina.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Caras (Faces)"  This episode covers words for vegetables and provides some facts about the major cities of Argentina.G
12:00 pm 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Building On Useful Ideas"  One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is in on the teacher�s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics. D
1:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments"  Illustrates the importance of sedimentary rocks in understanding Earth's history.G
1:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Metamorphic Rocks"  Interprets the causative factors of metamorphism and the kinds of rocks produced.G
2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "State of Mind"  This episode discusses the epidemiology of mental disorders and explains the more promising treatment approaches now emerging to help individuals enhance their psychological health. It follows the cases of a woman who suffers from depression.G
2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Lives In Balance"  This episode discusses stress reduction as a means of improving individual health, and explores a variety of stress reduction approaches that can help people control their emotional and physical responses to the stress of daily living.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "High Horse"  Mrs. Reg is teaching the students how to be horse whisperers. Kristi surprises herself by being the star pupil. The unusual attention - including a television offer - turns her from star to monster.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Are You Financially Literate?"  Understanding how to manage your money before you get to high school will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of goal setting, budgeting, saving, and money management that make you financially literate!G
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. But to gardeners, he holds a special place of honor. D
4:30 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "USA"  The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States is a true melting pot of cultures. D
5:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Jeff and Chris Galvin, London"  Jeff and Chris Galvin have started a food movement in London. From garnering Michelin stars to opening up what has been noted as the best French restaurant in the UK, viewers get to cook and dine with the masters. Sumptuous meals are presented, such as Lasagna of Dorset Sole served with Veloute of Girolles and a main course of Poached Landaise Chicken with Summer Vegetables & Rosemary Butter Sauce. D
5:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "From Lobster to Chocolate Clams: A Delicious Feast in Magdalena Bay"  Rick and local guide Luis Garduno of REDTours venture out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay. They catch up with local lobster fishermen and learn about sizing lobsters. Then they watch as clam divers haul up the local chocolate clams from the bottom of the bay. D
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II In Europe"  Trekkers visit sites that played major roles in World War II. From France's Forest of Compiegne to the Island of Crete, where veterans and locals recount the first major airborne invasion by the Germans, this episode is a haunting journey of discovery. Other locations include Nuremberg, Vienna, Dunkirk, Italy's Anzio, Normandy beaches, Dresden, Berlin and Auschwitz.G
7:00 pm 
3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D.   3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! with Joel Fuhrman, MD is a sixty-minute pledge program that directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. 3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. D
9:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Touch of Blue (Fresh Picked)"  The cool and tranquil colors of a delightful and casual daisy bouquet provide a perfect subject. The hues of blue and lavender capture the texture of the daisies as you learn how to contrast and accent. D
9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Before The Snowfall"  Experience the quiet anticipation of a soon-to-fall snow cover in this beautiful Bob Ross painting. D
10:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Family Favorites"  Grilled Leg Of Lamb; Pork Loin Tournedos With Cream And Calvados; Puerto Rican Pork And Beans; Lamb Navarin. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Simple Pleasures: Mediterranean Foods in the Americas"  Burt looks at the history of the foods of the Mediterranean and how they have affected people in Europe and the Americas.G
11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "General Wesley Clark and Joe Klein"  In a 2001 interview, Wesley Clark, Five Star General, former Commander NATO European Forces and NATO Air Campaign Kosovo and author, talks with Joe Klein, The New Yorker Correspondent, Politics and Defense, and author. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Steve Martin (actor/comedian/musician). D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Day My God Died"  This documentary presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade. They describe the day they were abducted from their village and sold into sexual servitude as, "The Day My God Died." The film provides footage from the brothels of Bombay, known even to tourists as "The Cages," captured with "spy camera" technology. D
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "A Dream In Doubt"  One of America?s first post 9/11 hate crime murders punctuated a growing wave of violence in retaliation for the terror attacks. Told from the perspective of the victim?s brother, A DREAM IN DOUBT travels to Mesa, Arizona to reveal a story of national tragedy, murder, community and the American dream. D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
Second Opinion  "HIV In Middle Age"  While sexually transmitted diseases were once thought of as a problem in the young population, diseases such as HIV are rising at alarming rates in the middle age and elderly. Social, medical, physical and cultural factors are contributing to this trend. D
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Dogs Decoded"  Humans have domesticated dogs longer than any other animal and over the centuries, dogs and humans have developed a unique relationship. New research reveals that, as dog lovers already believe, the domestic dog has an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions.G
6:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can We Live Forever?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses how and why our bodies fall apart over time, and if there are ways to stop the process of aging. This episode also looks at scientific developments that seek to build body parts and organs to replace damaged ones.G
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Doping for Gold"  This report digs into the Cold War world of East German athletes, where a state-sponsored doping program distributed untested steroids and male hormones to athletes as young as 12. The program looks at the drugs used, their distribution and the damage they did.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sinead O'Connor (singer/songwriter). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Steve Martin (actor/comedian/musician). D
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
Second Opinion  "HIV In Middle Age"  While sexually transmitted diseases were once thought of as a problem in the young population, diseases such as HIV are rising at alarming rates in the middle age and elderly. Social, medical, physical and cultural factors are contributing to this trend. D
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Dogs Decoded"  Humans have domesticated dogs longer than any other animal and over the centuries, dogs and humans have developed a unique relationship. New research reveals that, as dog lovers already believe, the domestic dog has an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions.G
12:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can We Live Forever?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses how and why our bodies fall apart over time, and if there are ways to stop the process of aging. This episode also looks at scientific developments that seek to build body parts and organs to replace damaged ones.G
1:00 pm 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Dogs Decoded"  Humans have domesticated dogs longer than any other animal and over the centuries, dogs and humans have developed a unique relationship. New research reveals that, as dog lovers already believe, the domestic dog has an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions.G
5:00 pm 
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr. Daniel Amen   Do you want to feel more fit, energized, and mentally sharp? You can -- the fountain of youth is literally between your ears. A healthy brain is the key to staying vibrant and alive for a long time and an unhealthy brain will take your life early. In this powerful special DVD, clinical neuroscientist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen shares simple steps to boost your brain to help you live longer, look younger and dramatically decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease. D
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "James McPherson"  James McPherson is one of America's greatest Civil War historians. McPherson's Pulitzer Prize winning writing captures the drama of this era and his latest book, "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," gives new insight into Abraham Lincoln's remarkable skill as a military leader. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with McPherson about Lincoln and why we are still fighting over some of the same issues we thrashed out in the Civil War 150 years ago.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can We Live Forever?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses how and why our bodies fall apart over time, and if there are ways to stop the process of aging. This episode also looks at scientific developments that seek to build body parts and organs to replace damaged ones.G
11:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Doping for Gold"  This report digs into the Cold War world of East German athletes, where a state-sponsored doping program distributed untested steroids and male hormones to athletes as young as 12. The program looks at the drugs used, their distribution and the damage they did.G

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