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January 16, 2012
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12:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, Ok - Hour Two"  Highlights of the visit to the "Oil Capital of the World" include a first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird with an inscription by Harper Lee. A rare 1924 Gibson F-5 "Lloyd Loar" mandolin, stored in a farmhouse closet since the Great Depression, is valued at $175,000. Part 2 of 3G

1:00 am 
Placing Out: The Orphan Trains   Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned and runaway children, primarily from industrialized cities in the East, boarded trains bound for Midwestern farming communities in search of a better life. Experts consider this period of mass relocation, often referred to as the Orphan Train Era, as the precursor to the modern foster care system.G

2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G

2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Gs"  Road Test: 2013 Lexus GS. Road Test: Three-Row SUV Shootout. Goss' Garage: Part Cleaning. D

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D

4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Now That's Using Your Brain"  When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Smells/Martha Hears"  Martha Smells - Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. Martha Hears - For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears.G

5:00 am 
Nature  "Kangaroo Mob"  Street-smart kangaroos are moving into Australia's capital city along with ecologists who follow their every move. Cameras follow mob leader, Black Spot; kangaroo mother, Madge, and her two joeys; mischievous Sonny and pouch-bound Alice, during one drought-stricken year.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran's Historic Capitals"  Rick explores three former capitals: Persepolis and its monuments; Shiraz with tombs of nationally loved poets; and Esfahan with its extraordinary mosques.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Out of London"  Rudy stops at Hampton Court, gazes on Oxford's spires and browses in a real Alice in Wonderland's candy store.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Of Drought and Fire"  Within the last three decades there have been large wildfires consuming the forests in nearly all the mountain ranges above the desert southwest. Just below the ranges, the lack of rains combined with invasive species has caused additional wildfires that have devastated portions of the Sonoran Desert. The link between drought and fire has pre-historic roots and host David Yetman and Tom Swetnam from the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research travel through the desert to higher elevations that contain evidence of drought, fire, and civilization. D

7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Gnocchi with Crab and Truffle and Char-grilled Redfish with Corn and Ginger Salad. D

8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  Lidia travels to Boston to visit Christine and Carla Pallotta, owners of Nebo restaurant, to hear their story and taste their gnocchi, made from a recipe passed down from their mother. Later, Lidia explores a variety of crustaceans, including a scallop still in its shell. Lidia's grandchildren-Olivia, Miles, and Ethan-help her prepare Italian American Shrimp and Gnocchi with Gorgonzola. D

8:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Korea"  Rudy samples cosmopolitan Seoul and the tranquility of temples tucked into lush mountains.G

9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Lighter Deli Delights"  Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious lighter versions of traditional deli favorites such as; "Eggless Egg Salad" and grilled "Reuben Sandwiches," paired with "Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries." Quick and easy, "Jazzy Vegetarian Not Liver" tastes just like the real thing. "Upside Down Apple Cake" is a rich and authentic tasting classic dessert that makes a delicious finish to a delightful, homemade, deli-style meal!. D

9:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Italian Meals"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Italian Pot roast. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing pizza cutters, and finally, Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to foolproof Baked Manicotti at home. D

10:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack's Big Jump"  Jack Be Nimble is getting ready for his big jump over eight candlesticks! He tries to jump over them, but instead he knocks them over and falls. Jack runs away and hides. He messed up and now is having trouble jumping. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Erma Eoraptor/Under The Volcano"  Erma Eoraptor - Buddy, Tiny, and Mrs. Pteranodon go on an expedition to find Erma Eoraptor, a member of the first species of dinosaur that ever lived. They venture off the beaten paths in the Triassic to find Erma, and then bring her back for a ride on the Dinosaur Train! Under the Volcano - Tiny, Buddy, and Mr. Pteranodon take the Dinosaur Train to Volcano Valley to see the local volcano. The sight is so spectacular, they go back for the rest of the family only to discover they've already gone to see the volcano! The merry mix-up concludes as the whole family meets up to marvel at the sight of Mt. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D

2:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   This simple salad consists of arugula lettuce with creamy chunks of Brie cheese in virgin pecan oil dressing. Chef Bob pairs a light Rose from Bordeaux, France, which is a combination of a 50/50 blend of Cabernet and Merlot with hints of cherries and raspberries. This Rose matches well with Bob's classic French Brie cheese salad. D

2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G

3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Whales"  Located just below the elbow of Baja California, San Ignacio lagoon is the temporary home to some of the peninsula's most famous visitors-the Gray Whales. Each winter, pregnant females, and lustful males swim five thousand miles from the Arctic to visit this lagoon. Here, within a few hundred square miles, eighty percent of the majestic whales' life cycle transpires. D

3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Nigeria"  In the capital city of Lagos, Adela Ucar checks out the night life.G

6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G

6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Research"  On this week's Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with the administrators who oversee an array of cutting edge scientific research at the state's three major universities to find out more about their work and their support for science education in Idaho. Cartan-Hansen's guests are Mark Rudin, Vice President of Research at Boise State University; Richard Jacobsen, Executive Director of Research and Technology Transfer Idaho State University and John "Jack" McIver, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at University of Idaho. Included in this week's show is a report from Aaron Kunz about how scientists are using microscopic creatures to repurpose garbage.G

7:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Centennial Trail"  From the Nevada border all the way to the Canadian border, the state's Centennial Trail winds through every kind of terrain Idaho has to offer and passes by many of the state's scenic highlights. We'll meet the duo who helped create the trail and journey along the route with several who are following in their footsteps, including a young couple who tried to make the entire trek on foot in only a few months.G

9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Nigeria"  In the capital city of Lagos, Adela Ucar checks out the night life.G

10:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G

10:30 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Research"  On this week's Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with the administrators who oversee an array of cutting edge scientific research at the state's three major universities to find out more about their work and their support for science education in Idaho. Cartan-Hansen's guests are Mark Rudin, Vice President of Research at Boise State University; Richard Jacobsen, Executive Director of Research and Technology Transfer Idaho State University and John "Jack" McIver, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at University of Idaho. Included in this week's show is a report from Aaron Kunz about how scientists are using microscopic creatures to repurpose garbage.G

11:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

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