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September 15, 2012
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11:00 pm 
The Bird Guys with Vern and Bob   The Bird Guys, Bob Shriber and Vern Laux, in their unique and entertaining way, chase the Peregrine Falcon on its southern migration from Monhegan Island in Maine, to Martha's Vineyard Island in Massachusetts to the Florida Keys. On their journey Bob and Vern bump into loads of people and birds. The show is fun to watch and educational. D
11:30 pm 
Buffalo Bill's American West   This exploration of Buffalo Bill Cody's legacy is told through iconic images and artifacts of the American West from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody. High-definition footage of artistic masterworks and narration by singer/songwriter Ed Bruce help paint a portrait of the man who embodied the spirit of the West, while telling the story of western expansion.G
12:00 am 
Changing Seas  "Alien Invaders"  In the waters of the western Atlantic and Caribbean, a voracious alien predator has taken hold. Native to the Indo-Pacific, the invasive lionfish is a major threat to biodiversity and the health of already stressed coral reef ecosystems. D
12:30 am 
Changing Seas  "Reef Revival"  In the emerging science of coral reef restoration, marine biologists and resource managers are discovering naturally occurring mechanisms that promote coral growth and restore ecological balance in these gardens of the sea. D
1:00 am 
Broadway Or Bust  "The Casting Call"  From 50,000 responses to casting calls for regional contests across the United States, to 60 high school students arriving in New York City for a week of Broadway boot camp, this documentary captures the performances, drama and intensity of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. On day one in New York, they meet their colleagues, learn a new opening number, get one-on-one coaching from Broadway professionals, and prepare for their solos for the judges. Part 1 of 3G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D
4:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
5:30 am 
WordWorld  "The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue"  The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?. D
6:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "The Inside Story/A Monkey, A Plan, A Canal"  George dreams that he and Gnocchi are chasing the germs that are giving him a cold out of his body.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe"  Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Burrowers/Shiny's Sea Shells"  The Burrowers - The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train to meet a family of amazing, burrowing dinosaurs that live in holes and put on a "Cirque de Soleil" kind of acrobatic show every evening! Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up making a new friend named Henry, a hermit crab who lives in his own shell on the beach at the Big Pond. D
9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. D
9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Honey Seekers"  While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. D
10:00 am 
WordWorld  "The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue"  The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?. D
10:30 am 
WordGirl  "Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage!"  SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. D
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
12:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Gifts"  In these "best-of" segments taken from previous seasons, host Katie Brown demonstrates her favorite homemade gifts to give and receive. In the Kitchen: designer breadsticks, matzo ball soup, Katie's truffles. Projects: putting together a welcome basket for a neighbor and personalizing planters with photos. D
12:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Stormy Skies, Part 2"  In this segment, the painting is dry and now Jerry is able to show his students the proper techniques for adding the sunlight glow and sunrays. Then, he shows how to carefully apply the silver lining on certain clouds to create a more dramatic atmosphere. D
1:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. D
1:30 pm 
On Story  "Creating Memorable Characters"  Academy Award-winning director Sydney Pollack (OUT OF AFRICA, TOOTSIE, THE WAY WE WERE) and NYPD Blue and Deadwood creator David Milch discuss the inspiration behind creating classic film and television characters. Followed by the suspenseful short film THE LAB by writer/director Ryan Scheer, about two young boys whose summer afternoon in the woods goes horribly awry. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Cadillac Ats"  Road Test: 2013 Cadillac ATS. Road Test: 2013 Subaru BRZ. Goss' Garage: Air Tool & Compressor Maintenance. D
3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "New York-Style Pizza at Home"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn to learn how to make the perfect New York-style pizza. Next, Chris goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making the ultimate Thin-Crust Pizza at home. And finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of red wine vinegar. D
3:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Cruising The British Virgin Islands, Caribbean"  Whether you fly, ferry, sail or motor to the islands, you be swaying like a palm in the tropical breeze by the time you depart. We'll explore the cays and bays of the BVI - snorkeling where pirates once buried treasure, climbing granite boulders at the "Baths", and hanging out with the local characters at iconic beachside watering holes. Combine all of that with learning to "pilot the ship", and you have a real adventure!. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Puerto Rico"  Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. He discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history and distinctive music.G
5:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings"  Considered one of the modern masters of slide guitar, Roy is an eight-time Grammy nominee and Grammy winning producer (John Lee Hooker, Ramblin' Jack Elliott). Roy is joined by special guests Phil Aaberg, Norton Buffalo, Shana Morrison, and Tom Rigney - This show features interviews with Bonnie Raitt and Sammy Hagar. "One of the rare guitar heroes who values feeling over flash. D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Wilco"  Modern rock band Wilco returns to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage with tunes from its album The Whole Love.G
7:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "La Traviata"  Natalie Dessay, in her first Violetta at the Met. puts on the red dress in Willy Decker's production of "La Traviata." Matthew Polenzani sings Alfredo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky is Germont, and principal guest conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium. D
9:30 pm 
Placido Domingo: Greatest Living Tenor   Legendary tenor Placido Domingo sits down with Rick Reiff for a wide-ranging interview. He discusses his storied career, his "friendly" rivalry with Luciano Pavarotti, the future of opera and, at age 71, how long he plans to keep singing. He talks a little LA Lakers basketball, too. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Wilco"  Modern rock band Wilco returns to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage with tunes from its album The Whole Love.G
11:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "La Traviata"  Natalie Dessay, in her first Violetta at the Met. puts on the red dress in Willy Decker's production of "La Traviata." Matthew Polenzani sings Alfredo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky is Germont, and principal guest conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium. D
11:00 pm 
Art Through Time: A Global View  "Domestic Life"  Features depictions of home and family from seventeenth-century Dutch painters and photographer Walker Evans, shows that objects created for home use such as embellished leather bags crafted by the nomadic Tuareg and quilts sewn by women in Gee's Bend, Alabama -- can be as beautiful as any painting. D
11:30 pm 
Art Through Time: A Global View  "Writing"  Focuses on the complex and dynamic interplay between images and words, including the ironic works of Conceptualists, Islamic and Japanese calligraphy, and the intentionally indecipherable calligraphic works by contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing. D
12:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Building Oral Language"  In a full-day kindergarten class in Boston, Massachusetts, Cindy Wilson and her bilingual aide promote oral language development and individual responsibility.G
12:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Thalia Learns The Details"  With the support and guidance of her teacher, Thalia steadily learns the details of the basics of reading and writing such as one-to-one word correspondence, letter sounds, and left-to-right text. She uses her fine motor skills in adding text to her inventive drawings.G
1:00 am 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Inventing Notations"  We learn how to foster and appreciate students' notations for their richness and creativity, and we look at some of the possibilities that early work on problems that engage students in creating notation systems might open up for students as they move on toward algebra. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Follow Teaching Channel as we explore exceptional K-12 classrooms. Listen as a teacher uses rhythm to assist students with their reading skills. Watch students analyze greenhouse gases through plastic soda bottles, and learn an entertaining way to teach fractions.G
3:00 am 
Signing Time!  "Eating Time"  The Signing Time gang shares more songs and laughs as they learn signs for more of their favorite foods. D
3:30 am 
Signing Time!  "Nice to Meet You"  Sing and sign along with Rachel, practicing phrases like "my name is, " "how are you," and many more that will help you make new friends and greet old ones. D
4:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Census: Who We Think We Are"  Every 10 years, American citizens get a new view of who they are. In this workshop, a selection of Census forms over the past 200 years shows how categories of race and ethnicity not only reflect, but can shape and sometimes obscure, America's ideas of racial identity. Onscreen participants attempt to "find" themselves in evolving racial categorizations from 1830 to 1990 and, using recent Census results, formulate appropriation priorities for a Midwestern community.G
5:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Chef Todd Gray-Equinox: Washington, Dc"  Chef Gray and veteran "waterman" Beatrice Taylor go on a sailing adventure in the Chesapeake Bay to catch one of his favorite ingredients-soft-shell crab. Recipes: Soft-Shell Crab & Anchovy Butter; Melon & Watercress Salad. D
5:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Cooking of Light"  Claus heads to the chic port of The Skaw, the northernmost point of Denmark, to serve up some stylish fish cakes with rye bread and his own remoulade.G
6:00 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Florida"  There is a Caribbean flavor to jalapeno jerk baby back ribs, grilled bananas with spiced butter and rum, and salmon kebabs skewered on sugarcane with sour orange mojo.G
6:30 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
7:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D
7:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The Cognac of the North"  Andreas travels to France in search of one of his country's favorite drinks. In front of Castle of Triac, he slow-cooks elk with a dash of brandy.G
8:00 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Pacific Rim"  Lemongrass pork sats with peanut sauce and cucumber relish and alder grilled salmon with citrus butter are on the menu.G
8:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Cattle Call"  Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. D
9:00 am 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 2"  NULL
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Charles Phan & Wok-Stirring"  The wok- there's a reason why everyone from college students to Italian chefs have one of these in their kitchen. Stir-frying is a technique that can be your best friend when you need to cook on the fly, which is exactly what Ming is doing on this episode of SIMPLY MING. He'll enlist the help of Charles Phan, the chef who put great Vietnamese food on the map in San Francisco. D
10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Stack It with Style"  On today's show, Chef Keller shows how to add great pizzazz to food presentations by creating Beautiful stacks. First, he's pairing corn pancakes with two different kinds of salmon plus a dab of caviar. His second stack includes crab, avocado and tomato. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
11:00 am 
Art Through Time: A Global View  "Domestic Life"  Features depictions of home and family from seventeenth-century Dutch painters and photographer Walker Evans, shows that objects created for home use such as embellished leather bags crafted by the nomadic Tuareg and quilts sewn by women in Gee's Bend, Alabama -- can be as beautiful as any painting. D
11:30 am 
Art Through Time: A Global View  "Writing"  Focuses on the complex and dynamic interplay between images and words, including the ironic works of Conceptualists, Islamic and Japanese calligraphy, and the intentionally indecipherable calligraphic works by contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing. D
12:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Building Oral Language"  In a full-day kindergarten class in Boston, Massachusetts, Cindy Wilson and her bilingual aide promote oral language development and individual responsibility.G
12:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Thalia Learns The Details"  With the support and guidance of her teacher, Thalia steadily learns the details of the basics of reading and writing such as one-to-one word correspondence, letter sounds, and left-to-right text. She uses her fine motor skills in adding text to her inventive drawings.G
1:00 pm 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Inventing Notations"  We learn how to foster and appreciate students' notations for their richness and creativity, and we look at some of the possibilities that early work on problems that engage students in creating notation systems might open up for students as they move on toward algebra. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel presents a few imaginative and engaging K-12 classrooms that will leave you inspired. Join the "Mouse Squad" as they fix technological problems around the school. See a teacher with a passion for reading show students how to dive right into their books, and learn more about adjusting to the changes in the new Common Core State Standards. D
3:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "Eating Time"  The Signing Time gang shares more songs and laughs as they learn signs for more of their favorite foods. D
3:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "Nice to Meet You"  Sing and sign along with Rachel, practicing phrases like "my name is, " "how are you," and many more that will help you make new friends and greet old ones. D
4:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Census: Who We Think We Are"  Every 10 years, American citizens get a new view of who they are. In this workshop, a selection of Census forms over the past 200 years shows how categories of race and ethnicity not only reflect, but can shape and sometimes obscure, America's ideas of racial identity. Onscreen participants attempt to "find" themselves in evolving racial categorizations from 1830 to 1990 and, using recent Census results, formulate appropriation priorities for a Midwestern community.G
5:00 pm 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Chef Todd Gray-Equinox: Washington, Dc"  Chef Gray and veteran "waterman" Beatrice Taylor go on a sailing adventure in the Chesapeake Bay to catch one of his favorite ingredients-soft-shell crab. Recipes: Soft-Shell Crab & Anchovy Butter; Melon & Watercress Salad. D
5:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Cooking of Light"  Claus heads to the chic port of The Skaw, the northernmost point of Denmark, to serve up some stylish fish cakes with rye bread and his own remoulade.G
6:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Florida"  There is a Caribbean flavor to jalapeno jerk baby back ribs, grilled bananas with spiced butter and rum, and salmon kebabs skewered on sugarcane with sour orange mojo.G
6:30 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
7:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D
7:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The Cognac of the North"  Andreas travels to France in search of one of his country's favorite drinks. In front of Castle of Triac, he slow-cooks elk with a dash of brandy.G
8:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Pacific Rim"  Lemongrass pork sats with peanut sauce and cucumber relish and alder grilled salmon with citrus butter are on the menu.G
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Cattle Call"  Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Slow-Cooker Revolution"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to cooking with a slow cooker. First, she teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup. Next, she reveals the test kitchen's secrets for foolproof Pork Loin with Cranberries and Orange. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Charles Phan & Wok-Stirring"  The wok- there's a reason why everyone from college students to Italian chefs have one of these in their kitchen. Stir-frying is a technique that can be your best friend when you need to cook on the fly, which is exactly what Ming is doing on this episode of SIMPLY MING. He'll enlist the help of Charles Phan, the chef who put great Vietnamese food on the map in San Francisco. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "I'm Inspired"  Joanne is often asked where her inspirations come from and begins by composing an inspired salad with roasted beets, and then gives her student Charlie some pointers for making honey glazed pork chops and a roasted squash puree. Recipes: Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beet, Grapefruit and Pecans, Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Orange and Cardamom, and a Roasted Squash and Ginger Puree. Student: Charlie Baldwin, City Gardener. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  Rick enjoys the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas, and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter in Barcelona. He takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat.G
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "War Stories: National Security & The News"  Four years previously, a coalition led by American forces invaded the Central Asian nation of Khaoistan, where warlords had destroyed the central government and were supporting major terrorist activities. Today, the process of rebuilding the nation and fighting off an insurgency continues, covered by a group of journalists based in the capital city. Meanwhile, back in the States, a journalist covering national security issues investigates allegations of illegal phone taps by the government. In each case, reporters are faced with dilemmas that go to the heart of their responsibilities as journalists, and as Americans.G
11:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Men Are Finished"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jonathan Demme (filmmaker). D
2:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "WHEN IT COMES TO POLITICS, THE INTERNET IS CLOSING OUR MINDS"  Does the internet poison politics? It?s been argued that the rise of ? personalization,? the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, have served to reinforce our pre-conceptions. Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them? Panelists: Eli Pariser, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Evgeny Morozov, Jacob Weisberg. D
3:00 am 
3:30 am 
4:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Educating Students or Teachers? While thousands of teachers in Chicago take to the picket line, we examine the bigger issues such as the efficacy of standardized tests for testing teachers. Breastfeeding Faculty: The controversy over an American University professor who breastfed her sick child while all the while continuing her prepared lecture NAACP's Roslyn Brock: Chairman of the Board, Roslyn Brock, is bringing new practices to an old organization. Panelists: National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Avis Jones-DeWeever; CNN Political Analyst Hilary Rosen; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy; Republican Strategist Cheri Jacobus. D
4:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
5:00 am 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know's Hannah Yi travels to Pakistan to investigate the impact U.S. drone attacks are having on citizens in targeted areas. D
5:30 am 
McLaughlin Group  "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)"  Mitt Romney's Coronation; The Romney-Ryan Ticket. D
6:00 am 
America In Primetime  "The Misfit"  This episode celebrates the unique characters who defy comic stereotypes and societal expectations to reflect America's diverse personalities. Interviews include Larry David, co-creator of "Seinfeld," who occasionally appeared on the show as Frank Costanza's cape-wearing lawyer and the voice of George Steinbrenner.G
7:00 am 
America In Primetime  "The Crusader"  This episode delves into the increasingly grey area between right and wrong as television heroes confront internal demons while seeking their own forms of justice. Interviews include Alan Alda ("M*A*S*H"); Steven Bochco and David Milch ("NYPD Blues"); Chris Carter and Gillian Anderson ("The X-Files"); and David Shore and Hugh Laurie ("House").G
8:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: David Darst"  Guest: David Darst, Chief Investment Strategist, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack explores what it will take to rebuild investor confidence. "Financial Thought Leader" David Darst, Chief Investment Strategist at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, discusses the positive signs he's seeing in the U.S. D
8:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Magic of the Snowy Owl"  Mormons and Evangelicals - Many Christian evangelicals do not consider Mormonism a Christian faith. Lucky Severson examines the sources and extent of the disagreement with Stephen Davis of Claremont McKenna College, Patrick Mason chairman of Mormon studies at Claremont Graduate University and with Richard Mouw president of Fuller Theological Seminary. News Discussion - Host Bob Abernethy talks with Managing Editor Kim Lawton and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom about the top religion news of the week, including the deadly attacks against US diplomats and embassies triggered by an anti-Islam video on YouTube. D
9:00 am 
POV  "Where Soldiers Come From"  This Veterans' Day story follows a group of high school friends from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, who join the National Guard for college money and are sent to Afghanistan. Director Heather Courtney traces their change from students to combat veterans, and records their experiences as they return to civilian life.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
11:00 am 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know's Hannah Yi travels to Pakistan to investigate the impact U.S. drone attacks are having on citizens in targeted areas. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "The Misfit"  This episode celebrates the unique characters who defy comic stereotypes and societal expectations to reflect America's diverse personalities. Interviews include Larry David, co-creator of "Seinfeld," who occasionally appeared on the show as Frank Costanza's cape-wearing lawyer and the voice of George Steinbrenner.G
1:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "The Crusader"  This episode delves into the increasingly grey area between right and wrong as television heroes confront internal demons while seeking their own forms of justice. Interviews include Alan Alda ("M*A*S*H"); Steven Bochco and David Milch ("NYPD Blues"); Chris Carter and Gillian Anderson ("The X-Files"); and David Shore and Hugh Laurie ("House").G
2:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Educating Students or Teachers? While thousands of teachers in Chicago take to the picket line, we examine the bigger issues such as the efficacy of standardized tests for testing teachers. Breastfeeding Faculty: The controversy over an American University professor who breastfed her sick child while all the while continuing her prepared lecture NAACP's Roslyn Brock: Chairman of the Board, Roslyn Brock, is bringing new practices to an old organization. Panelists: National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Avis Jones-DeWeever; CNN Political Analyst Hilary Rosen; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy; Republican Strategist Cheri Jacobus. D
2:30 pm 
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3:00 pm 
European Journal  "Independent Kosovo Still Simmers 13 Years After War"  Kosovo was officially declared fully independent early this week, but the young Balkan state faces many problems. Ethnic tensions between Kosovo Albanians and Serbs still simmer 13 years after the war, and repeatedly threaten to flare up into full-blown violence. D
3:30 pm 
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4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The One-Percent Court"  Because of partisan gridlock in Washington, the Supreme Court has become the most powerful and outspoken branch of government - decisions they make shape our democracy's fate for generations to come. Now, one has only to look at Bush V. Gore, Citizens United, and the Affordable Care Act rulings to understand why some call it a "one-percent Court" -- dedicated by majority rule to preserving the power and influence of a minority of wealthy special interests. This week on Moyers & Company (check local listings), The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin, constitutional law professor and Maryland state senator, join Bill to discuss how the uncontested power of the Supreme Court is changing our elections, our country, and our lives. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know's Hannah Yi travels to Pakistan to investigate the impact U.S. drone attacks are having on citizens in targeted areas. D
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "The Misfit"  This episode celebrates the unique characters who defy comic stereotypes and societal expectations to reflect America's diverse personalities. Interviews include Larry David, co-creator of "Seinfeld," who occasionally appeared on the show as Frank Costanza's cape-wearing lawyer and the voice of George Steinbrenner.G
8:00 pm 
America In Primetime  "The Crusader"  This episode delves into the increasingly grey area between right and wrong as television heroes confront internal demons while seeking their own forms of justice. Interviews include Alan Alda ("M*A*S*H"); Steven Bochco and David Milch ("NYPD Blues"); Chris Carter and Gillian Anderson ("The X-Files"); and David Shore and Hugh Laurie ("House").G
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The One-Percent Court"  Because of partisan gridlock in Washington, the Supreme Court has become the most powerful and outspoken branch of government - decisions they make shape our democracy's fate for generations to come. Now, one has only to look at Bush V. Gore, Citizens United, and the Affordable Care Act rulings to understand why some call it a "one-percent Court" -- dedicated by majority rule to preserving the power and influence of a minority of wealthy special interests. This week on Moyers & Company (check local listings), The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin, constitutional law professor and Maryland state senator, join Bill to discuss how the uncontested power of the Supreme Court is changing our elections, our country, and our lives. D
10:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
McLaughlin Group  "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)"  Mitt Romney's Coronation; The Romney-Ryan Ticket. D
11:30 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know's Hannah Yi travels to Pakistan to investigate the impact U.S. drone attacks are having on citizens in targeted areas. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
12:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. D
12:30 am 
WordGirl  "Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage!"  SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. D
1:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Honey Seekers"  While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. D
1:30 am 
Cyberchase  "The Fairy Borg Father"  Delete is having a bad day. Hacker yelled at him and Buzz made fun of his first-ever invention, a "Bunny-Copter." When he wishes things were better, Delete discovers he has a Fairy Borg Father named Zanko, who appears and grants him nine wishes. D
2:00 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Debut of Smell-O-Vision"  Two FETCHers track skunks and find out how to use chemistry to neutralize skunk spray while two others learn to "brave the waves" and become junior lifeguards. D
2:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Cleo Comes to Town/False Friends"  Cleo Comes To Town - In flashback, we see how Cleo shook everybody up when she first moved to Birdwell Island. T-Bone learns to accept her as a new friend, and also how to share an old friend (Clifford) with a new one. False Friends - When Cleo gets a new doggie playground and suddenly Mac is her new best friend, she starts ignoring Clifford and T-Bone! But Cleo soon learns that good friends stick by you through thick and thin. D
3:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Having Fun"  Muck's Beach Tower - It's a day at the beach and Muck decides to build a castle! Bob realizes that the lifeguard tower needs a foundation made out of boulders so he calls Muck for help. Muck is determined to do both her job and build the castle. Muck mistakenly thinks she must have put her extra boulders in the lifeguard tower foundation and so takes some out to build her castle with. D
3:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "The Inside Story/A Monkey, A Plan, A Canal"  George dreams that he and Gnocchi are chasing the germs that are giving him a cold out of his body.G
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe"  Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. D
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Burrowers/Shiny's Sea Shells"  The Burrowers - The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train to meet a family of amazing, burrowing dinosaurs that live in holes and put on a "Cirque de Soleil" kind of acrobatic show every evening! Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up making a new friend named Henry, a hermit crab who lives in his own shell on the beach at the Big Pond. D
6:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Communication"  Welcome Stafford - Spencer is happy because he is to show the new shunting engine Stafford round the island. Stafford is an electric engine and runs on batteries. Victor tries to tell Spencer that batteries run out, but Spencer thinks he knows all about batteries. D
6:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Mouselinghood of the Dancing Shoes/Angelina and Her Parents' Dance Lesson"  Angelina and the Mouselinghoood of the Dancing Shoes - When Angelina, Gracie, Vici and Alice create a girls' club, the boys want to join. At first the girls decide their club should be for girls only, but in the end, they realize the club will be much more fun when everyone is included. Angelina and Her Parents' Dance Lesson - Angelina's parents are taking swing dance lessons. D
7:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Amazing Computer Science Tool!"  Sid is thoroughly amused as he watches his parents. Every time their computers "ding" Mom and Dad run to check their computer, so Sid wants to know what all these computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works, which helps Susie demonstrate the amazing way scientists use computers as a science tool! In a special Super Fab Lab, the kids make discoveries with their magnifying glasses then use the computer to share their discoveries by sending information back home to their parents. They're just like real scientists using a computer to share discoveries with other scientists!. D
7:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
8:00 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Cleo Comes to Town/False Friends"  Cleo Comes To Town - In flashback, we see how Cleo shook everybody up when she first moved to Birdwell Island. T-Bone learns to accept her as a new friend, and also how to share an old friend (Clifford) with a new one. False Friends - When Cleo gets a new doggie playground and suddenly Mac is her new best friend, she starts ignoring Clifford and T-Bone! But Cleo soon learns that good friends stick by you through thick and thin. D
8:30 am 
Arthur  "Prunella Sees The Light/Return of the Snowball"  Prunella Sees the Light - To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics - since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her. or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina - and their friendship - are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities? Return of the Snowball - For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W. D
9:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
9:30 am 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
10:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Stripy Safari/Wool"  Stripy Safari - Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes mean different things to different animals - the stripes of Jake the coral snake tells other animals to stay away, and Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And best of all, Cat discovers that his stripes are just right for him! Wool - Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's Farm is the perfect place to get more. D
10:30 am 
Super Why!  "Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure"  The team convinces a witch to trade her gingerbread house for something delicious and nutritious.G
11:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
11:30 am 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
1:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Amazing Computer Science Tool!"  Sid is thoroughly amused as he watches his parents. Every time their computers "ding" Mom and Dad run to check their computer, so Sid wants to know what all these computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works, which helps Susie demonstrate the amazing way scientists use computers as a science tool! In a special Super Fab Lab, the kids make discoveries with their magnifying glasses then use the computer to share their discoveries by sending information back home to their parents. They're just like real scientists using a computer to share discoveries with other scientists!. D
1:30 pm 
WordWorld  "The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue"  The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?. D
2:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Can Do It!"  A Sweet and Sour Day - Caillou is helping Grandma water her flowers and fill the birdbath. When they get thirsty and need a break from gardening, Grandma finds there's no juice to be found in the fridge. No matter, Grandma shows Caillou how to make fruit juice from scratch, and it tastes so good that Mommy asks for seconds. D
2:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Words and Litterbot"  The Magic Words: In her eagerness to play with her friends, Baby Bop forgets to say "please" and "thank you". Barney tells her that these two words can be magic--they are polite words to use and people feel good when they hear them. Baby Bop has a daydream where she just can't say the magic words no matter how hard she tries! After her daydream, she remembers to be polite and always use the magic words! Educational theme: Practicing good manners such as saying, "please" and "thank you. D
3:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Don't Give Up"  Percy and the Calliope - Percy and Diesel are instructed to take a rusty old organ - the calliope - to be melted down. Percy is determined to save it from this terrible fate. He pitches himself into a race against time to make the organ play before Percy and Diesel reach the Smelter's Yard. D
3:30 pm 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
4:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
4:30 pm 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage!"  SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. D
5:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Honey Seekers"  While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. D
6:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Fairy Borg Father"  Delete is having a bad day. Hacker yelled at him and Buzz made fun of his first-ever invention, a "Bunny-Copter." When he wishes things were better, Delete discovers he has a Fairy Borg Father named Zanko, who appears and grants him nine wishes. D
6:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Debut of Smell-O-Vision"  Two FETCHers track skunks and find out how to use chemistry to neutralize skunk spray while two others learn to "brave the waves" and become junior lifeguards. D
7:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Cleo Comes to Town/False Friends"  Cleo Comes To Town - In flashback, we see how Cleo shook everybody up when she first moved to Birdwell Island. T-Bone learns to accept her as a new friend, and also how to share an old friend (Clifford) with a new one. False Friends - When Cleo gets a new doggie playground and suddenly Mac is her new best friend, she starts ignoring Clifford and T-Bone! But Cleo soon learns that good friends stick by you through thick and thin. D
7:30 pm 
Arthur  "Prunella Sees The Light/Return of the Snowball"  Prunella Sees the Light - To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics - since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her. or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina - and their friendship - are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities? Return of the Snowball - For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W. D
8:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures"  Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: (E) verb, amublate, elevate, descend, (un)petrify. Martha's Adverb Adventure - Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again. D
8:30 pm 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
9:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Stripy Safari/Wool"  Stripy Safari - Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes mean different things to different animals - the stripes of Jake the coral snake tells other animals to stay away, and Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And best of all, Cat discovers that his stripes are just right for him! Wool - Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's Farm is the perfect place to get more. D
9:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure"  The team convinces a witch to trade her gingerbread house for something delicious and nutritious.G
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
10:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D
11:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D

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