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2:00 am 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "It's A Free Country"  Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Sagal explores the history of the Bill of Rights and addresses several stories - ripped from the headlines - involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion and right to privacy. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Reading Like A Historian"  Reading Like A Historian: A detailed look at a cutting-edge history curriculum that turns away from textbooks. We'll join young "Historians in Training" as they examine original documents and engage in lively discussions to discover the complexities of history. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Groundwater"  Explains how groundwater is distributed and measures its importance to human life.G
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Perfect Competition and Inelastic Demand"  This program presents the inside story of American farming's crises from the 1920s to the present. Updated 2003. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm"  Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone helps him feel better by telling their own tales of embarrassing moments. However, Jetta insists these things never happen to her. LUCKY CHARM - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself After losing her lucky stone, Emily Elizabeth loses her confidence. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley"  Desk Wars - It's the hottest school day of the year, and tempers are even hotter. To keep the peace, Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks . and sets off a chain reaction resulting in the most explosive desk war in third grade history! Desperately Seeking Stanley - On his third birthday, Arthur's favoritepresent was Stanley, his teddy bear. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha In Charge/Truman And The Deep Blue Sea"  Martha in Charge - Helen comes down with laryngitis, and she's sent to bed to recuperate. Truman and the Deep Blue Sea - Truman can't believe his luck when Alice invites the gang to go whale watching . . . . until he realizes that he has to actually get on a boat.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey"  Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly "unique" experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the theater to its original pristine beauty and organize a special screening of Mr. Glass's favorite movie. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Sleeping Beauty"  Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and.a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty.and wake her. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Buck-Tooth Bucky/Tiny's Tiny Friend"  Buck-Tooth Bucky - When Don finds a mystery tooth in Dad's old tooth collection, Dad decides to take the kids on an investigation. They discover that the tooth belongs to a dinosaur called Masiakasaurus, a creature with a mouthful of protruding buck teeth! Tiny's Tiny Friend - Tiny gets upset when she finds a miniature mammal named Cindy Cimolestes has moved into her "Tiny Place," a hole in a tree near the family nest. Buddy ends up using his sharp eyes to help Cindy find a new home that more perfectly fits her small size. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Finishing The Splat"  Oscar has a plan to paint a painting that is so grouchy and horrible it will make everyone on Sesame Street mad. He makes several messy brushstrokes on the canvas, but Alan finds it to be very expressive. How can Oscar make the painting messier? He observes Maria squeezing a squeeze bottle too hard and mustard splattering onto her sandwich, making a mess. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Dragon Dance/Teacher Harriet's Birthday"  The Dragon Dance: In school, the children are all helping Teacher Harriet with a big art project: creating a dancing dragon! Everyone is eager to finish so the dragon can dance, but they learn that they need to work together so the big project can be finished. Teacher Harriet's Birthday: It's Teacher Harriet's birthday! Mom Tiger helps the children surprise her by decorating the classroom with streamers and making a birthday present while she is gone. The children learn that cooperation is necessary to pull off the surprise. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Discovering Darkness"  On an early morning, Sid wakes up while it's still dark outside. Sid and his friends investigate and observe what happens when a light source is completely blocked--creating darkness. It turns out everything stays the same in the dark, because darkness is just the absence of light. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!"  Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Thoughtful Caillou"  Helping Mrs. Howard: Mrs. Howard has sprained her ankle, and Caillou wants to help her around the house. Only, Caillou worries that his "help" is creating havoc - until Mrs. Howard explains that Caillou has been a big help - simply by being there as a friend. Educational Objective: Friendship is often the best form of help. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Blame Game/Airplanes"  The Blame Game - Marcos accidentally breaks an art show project that Melanie has made. Afraid that she will be angry, he doesn't say anything, but then feels guilty. Barney helps him see that honesty and taking responsibility for what we do is always best. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Wild Weather"  It's a rainy day on the Island of Sodor. Big puddles are everywhere. Thomas decides to have a game of splashing puddles with Rosie. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey"  Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly "unique" experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the theater to its original pristine beauty and organize a special screening of Mr. Glass's favorite movie. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha In Charge/Truman And The Deep Blue Sea"  Martha in Charge - Helen comes down with laryngitis, and she's sent to bed to recuperate. Truman and the Deep Blue Sea - Truman can't believe his luck when Alice invites the gang to go whale watching . . . . until he realizes that he has to actually get on a boat.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Monkey Business/Say It Again, Eileen"  MONKEY BUSINESS - After a battle, WordGirl accidentally leaves Captain Huggy Face behind (again). So he spends the day doing all of his favorite things. When an overzealous Chuck strikes, it's up to Captain Huggy Face to single-handedly save the day. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Size Me Up"  Hacker plans to launch a new virus at Motherboard - one that will crash her hard drive once and for all so he can take over cyberspace. To stop the kids and Digit from getting in his way, he tricks them into a cybersite from which escape seems impossible. In a confounding juxtaposition of scale and size, the kids first find themselves in a land of giants - then become giants themselves in a land of little people. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Blossom Bawls While Ruff Has A Ball with Balls"  Ruff is trying to market "Ruffball," a brand new game that's supposed to sweep the nation! Unfortunately, Ruffball is interesting for only about six seconds. Ruff sends Talia and Liza to meet with a physics teacher to learn how to make Ruffball a little more exciting; and he sends Sterling to a stadium to learn how to broadcast a baseball game on the radio. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - You're paying less for just about everything. NBR will tell you why low inflation may be good for your wallet, but raise some questions about the health of the economy. And we have a sweet comeback story for you. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Gentlemen Prefer"  Martin decides to give the village another chance, then arrives at work to find the waiting room full of people dropping in for tea and biscuits served by Elaine, whom he fires. The town reacts by shunning him.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Rec Tech"  Whether producing custom jet boats, some of the world's best-known knives, high-end fly fishing reels or calorie-packed and great-tasting energy bars, the people leading Idaho's recreation technology companies share one characteristic: They love Idaho's great outdoors. This episode features the adventurous men and women behind these innovations.G
8:30 pm 
This American Land  "Grand Staircase, Port Pollution, Gas Drilling Supports Conservation"  Paleontologists find new dinosaur species in nearly two million acres of deep canyons at Grand Staircase Escalante Monument in Utah and Arizona.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Tale of Two Hamlets, Part 1"  The explosive death of young film star Larry Smith at the opening of a "satanic experience" at his family's ancestral home brings Barnaby and Troy to the feuding villages of Upper and Lower Warden. There the Smythe-Websters are exploiting author Ellis Bell's book about a house of Satan. Part 1 of 2G
9:48 pm 
New Chilling Tales  "Yellow Wallpaper"  The second tale is from the 19th century story THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Actress Jane Merrow stars as a woman confined to an old nursery in a dilapidated Victorian home to help calm her nerves after a breakdown. However, the opposite happens. Idaho's Stitch Marker also appears in these shorts that Merrow produced in Idaho. Part 2 of 2G
10:02 pm 
Death In Paradise   As the second season of this series begins, DI Richard Poole is still on the tropical island but is learning to cope a bit with the climate and laid-back atmosphere of Saint Marie. When the owner of a former sugar plantation, Roger Seymour, is discovered with a machete in his back, Poole and his team are off on another seemingly impossible case.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 am 
Death In Paradise   A pleasant evening with a young woman turns serious for Dwayne when the woman is murdered and his police identification card is found at the scene. Richard sets to work to solve the case and meet a deadline that he hopes will enable him to return home.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
3:30 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
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School"  Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha In Charge/Truman And The Deep Blue Sea"  Martha in Charge - Helen comes down with laryngitis, and she's sent to bed to recuperate. Truman and the Deep Blue Sea - Truman can't believe his luck when Alice invites the gang to go whale watching . . . . until he realizes that he has to actually get on a boat.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  A team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announces in 2010 they have reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome, and the analysis shows modern humans and their Neanderthal cousins interbred widely outside Africa. The film looks at these findings and a range of new evidence for Neanderthal self-expression and language.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Europe Just for Fun"  As more travelers return to Europe for multiple visits, many are on the lookout for another dimension in travel. Occasionally they want to skip historical sights and museums in favor of a trip-or a day- just for fun. They're ready for absolute R&R; looking to break up serious sightseeing with hot-air-balloon trips, mountain luge rides, country hikes or days at an amusement park. D
8:00 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
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Tasty and Easy Chicken/Pollo Saporito E Facile"  It tastes a lot like chicken because it is - made especially delicious when Mary Ann prepares her signature Chicken Thighs in Beer, simmered until totally terrific. Then she stuffs chicken breasts with a creative combination of fresh spinach and creamy gorgonzola, and then bakes them until fork tender and table ready. Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to here. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Escape to Deshler Morris House"  In the fall of 1793, Yellow Fever was running rampant in Philadelphia. President Washington decided to move the government's operations north to Germantown, a settlement miles away from the plague-ravaged city. He set up his offices in a charming rented home, Deshler Morris House. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Fish Broth"  Fish is on the menu in this episode of Simply Ming that goes on the road to the Azores. Stopping off at the picturesque Island of Pico - Ming learns the secret behind a famous national dish when he meets up with a local chef. Together they meet the fishing boats as they come in with the days catch. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Rockin' Moroccan Stew"  Host Laura Theodore prepares oven baked "Rockin' Moroccan Stew," which features a rainbow of veggies delicately infused with flavorful sweet and spice. Paired with "Quick Quinoa," it makes a hearty meal for any night of the week. Then "Fig, Kale, and Tomato Salad," brings a welcome change to everyday greens. D
10:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Fish Monger"  If you love to eat seafood but balk at preparing it at home, you'll welcome this lesson. Dave Pasternack, a renowned seafood chef based in New York City, joins Martha for a beginner's class on buying, butchering and storing fish. They then demystify boning a round or flat fish and cleaning a squid. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Shins/Dr. Dog"  This show highlights two alternative rock groups. The Shins play from their latest recording Port of Morrow while Dr. Dog performs selections from Be the Void.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Finishing The Splat"  Oscar has a plan to paint a painting that is so grouchy and horrible it will make everyone on Sesame Street mad. He makes several messy brushstrokes on the canvas, but Alan finds it to be very expressive. How can Oscar make the painting messier? He observes Maria squeezing a squeeze bottle too hard and mustard splattering onto her sandwich, making a mess. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buck-Tooth Bucky/Tiny's Tiny Friend"  Buck-Tooth Bucky - When Don finds a mystery tooth in Dad's old tooth collection, Dad decides to take the kids on an investigation. They discover that the tooth belongs to a dinosaur called Masiakasaurus, a creature with a mouthful of protruding buck teeth! Tiny's Tiny Friend - Tiny gets upset when she finds a miniature mammal named Cindy Cimolestes has moved into her "Tiny Place," a hole in a tree near the family nest. Buddy ends up using his sharp eyes to help Cindy find a new home that more perfectly fits her small size. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Pantry Raid"  Friends drop by at the last minute, but even on a weeknight, it's not a problem for Sara because she just pulls ingredients from the pantry. No need to go to the store with Linguine with White Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Sauce, decadent Nacho Pie made healthier with home-made tortilla chips and surprisingly Savory Waffles topped with a Poached Egg in Hollandaise. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Jimmy Fortune. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Little Green Man"  Faced with watching a dog for friends, George orders an ear-piece from Superhero Monthly to allow him to talk to it.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Dear Sexy Knickers"  The junior sales staff begins fraternizing. But, Mr. Lucas' note to Miss Brahms is intercepted by Mrs. Slocombe.G
7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "An Old Flame"  Jean takes a parental interest in Harry, Sandy's policeman boyfriend, until she receives a phone message from an old flame.G
7:30 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "Rag Week"  When Rag Week begins, members of the Gasforth police deal with university students' pranks and bank robbers.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Ghost of Possum Lodge"  Mike discovers a ghost in the lodge and gets Red to help him catch it. Then Red uses an arc welder to protect his van from parking lot dents.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Singing for Emmet"  Hyacinth is still eager to impress Emmett with her prowess as a singer, especially now that he is divorced and has moved in next door with his sister Liz.G
9:00 pm 
Old Guys  "The Old Flame"  Sally devastates Tom and Roy when she falls in love with an old flame, Mark, from her past. When Roy befriends Mark, Tom fears he's losing his best friend as well as all chance to get closer to Sally. Meanwhile, Amber and Sally bond over shared interests.G
9:30 pm 
My Family  "A Very Brief Encounter"  Susan's old university friend Margot comes to Susan and Ben for support while she is going through a divorce. Ben agrees to help Margot make her estranged husband jealous, which somehow leads to Ben and Susan hiding in a closet.G
10:00 pm 
My Hero  "Little Green Man"  Faced with watching a dog for friends, George orders an ear-piece from Superhero Monthly to allow him to talk to it.G
10:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Dear Sexy Knickers"  The junior sales staff begins fraternizing. But, Mr. Lucas' note to Miss Brahms is intercepted by Mrs. Slocombe.G
11:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "An Old Flame"  Jean takes a parental interest in Harry, Sandy's policeman boyfriend, until she receives a phone message from an old flame.G
11:30 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "Rag Week"  When Rag Week begins, members of the Gasforth police deal with university students' pranks and bank robbers.G
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Energy and Eccentricity"  The precise orbit of a heavenly body. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Navigating In Space"  Voyages to other planets use the same laws that guide planets around the solar system. D
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Self"  Explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self identity and self-esteem, social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Testing and Intelligence"  Focuses on the field of psychological assessment and the efforts of psychologists and other professionals to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities.G
4:00 am 
Design Squad Nation  "Apache Skateboarders"  Ronnie, a 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona, teams up with co-hosts Judy and Adam to build a skateboarding street course. Engineered to be modular, durable and weather-resistant, this is the skate park of Ronnie's dreams.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Best Places of Season One"  While taping 26 episodes for our first season, we traveled to 18 states and 28 cities. We were granted access to some of the hottest places in horticulture. All visits were special, but these stand out as a few of the best. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
6:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Holy Fish"  Andreas visits the rugged coastline of Helgeland in northern Norway, where the mystical and delicious halibut makes its home among the islets and skerries. Andreas demonstrates how different cooking methods can elicit different flavors and textures from the fish. Dishes include: the smoked Greenland halibut with berries and potato salad; pickled halibut, baked halibut with cucumber and herbs; and finally, pan-fried halibut served with veal demi-glace. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Family Faves Makeover"  Christina shows how to lighten up traditional favorites - mashed potatoes, baked beans and French toast - to lower calories, fat and simple carbs and still have the family run to the table.G
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Madrid"  Rudy explores the Spanish capital's plazas, museums, and a monastery where he finds a hoard of art treasures, followed by a day-trip to Toledo.G
7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "The Capital of Salsa"  The Colombian city of Cali, known as the world capital of salsa, also serves as the urban center of the country's Afro-Pacific culture. Host Jacob Edgar discovers why Columbia adopted as its native style the upbeat tropical dance music of salsa. He meets Grupo Niche, one of the world's most famous salsa bands, for a performance at their private club Dulce con Dulce, and explores the famous Juanchito neighborhood where salsa clubs line the streets. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Finishing Touches"  The HOMETIME crew finishes the exterior and gets the new shed ready for winter. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Router Jigs & Accessories"  A router is one of the hardest working tools in the Woodsmith Shop. The Woodsmith editors share some of their favorite jigs and accessories that will make your router work faster, safer, and more accurately.G
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Light Up Your Garden"  Host Jamie Durie visits the renowned Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California, to take a closer look at specimens that reflect light, absorb light or bring light into the garden. Meanwhile, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom is in New York City searching for a cleaner, greener Big Apple. The city is attempting to shrink its carbon footprint, and one of the ways it's succeeding is through the "Million Trees" initiative. D
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Landscape Makeover"  NULL
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch, Quilt, and Finish"  It's hard to define the common elements of an art quilt, but at the most basic level all have stitching, quilting, and finishing plus the added element of a contemporary attitude. This episode begins with a segment taped on location with Valori Wells: fabric designer, sewer, and quilter. She presents a modern quilt featuring paint, embroidery, machine stitching, and specialty fabric-for an integrated design. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Lake in the Valley"  Travel into mountain country with Bob Ross and discover a quiet little lake hidden in the wilderness. D
11:00 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Kimchi Chronicles Conclude"  The final episode in the series begins in the ethereal countryside where Marja spends a day with the "Alice Waters of Korea" and learns the authentic way to make kimchi and holiday dishes to celebrate the new year. Marja and Jean-Georges also taste royal court cuisine and Marja visits Sanchon Restaurant in Seoul for a transformative meal of temple cuisine. Marja joins her Korean family in the northern beach town of Sokcho for a picnic and then brings the spirit home to New York for a roast pig celebration with the Vongerichten family. D
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Backyard Farming"  Allen shows how to take even the smallest outdoor spaces and turn them into a personal mini-farm. He demonstrates how to use straw bales to create raised beds, and how to maintain a beehive in a backyard.G
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: IV"  This episode is the fourth segment of the four-part review of the entire series and features Raquel talking about her experiences since arriving in Mexico.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Siempre Lo Amo'"  This episode is the final episode of the Destinos series.G
1:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Students Making Choices"  Becky Pursley teaches first grade in Austin, Texas. Her students have a broad range of reading levels. Ms. Pursley uses a workshop approach to meet individual needs and provide many choices for learning. D
1:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "William Finds His Base"  William Daley is a typical second-grade boy who attends the Hemenway Elementary School in Framingham, Massachusetts. William's teacher Stacey Soto discovered early in the year that he was pretending to read better than he tested. Over the course of six months, she works with him on decoding and comprehension, giving him books for both guided and independent reading that present a strong challenge. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Energy and Eccentricity"  The precise orbit of a heavenly body. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Navigating In Space"  Voyages to other planets use the same laws that guide planets around the solar system. D
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Self"  Explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self identity and self-esteem, social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Testing and Intelligence"  Focuses on the field of psychological assessment and the efforts of psychologists and other professionals to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities.G
4:00 pm 
Design Squad Nation  "Apache Skateboarders"  Ronnie, a 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona, teams up with co-hosts Judy and Adam to build a skateboarding street course. Engineered to be modular, durable and weather-resistant, this is the skate park of Ronnie's dreams.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Size Me Up"  Hacker plans to launch a new virus at Motherboard - one that will crash her hard drive once and for all so he can take over cyberspace. To stop the kids and Digit from getting in his way, he tricks them into a cybersite from which escape seems impossible. In a confounding juxtaposition of scale and size, the kids first find themselves in a land of giants - then become giants themselves in a land of little people. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch, Quilt, and Finish"  It's hard to define the common elements of an art quilt, but at the most basic level all have stitching, quilting, and finishing plus the added element of a contemporary attitude. This episode begins with a segment taped on location with Valori Wells: fabric designer, sewer, and quilter. She presents a modern quilt featuring paint, embroidery, machine stitching, and specialty fabric-for an integrated design. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Lake in the Valley"  Travel into mountain country with Bob Ross and discover a quiet little lake hidden in the wilderness. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Argentina Remembered"  Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Finishing Touches"  The HOMETIME crew finishes the exterior and gets the new shed ready for winter. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Jungfrau Region, Switzerland"  Burt takes a steamer to the ancient villages on Lake Thun, rides the highest railroad in Europe and climbs inside a million-year-old waterfall.G
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Irish Comfort Classics"  Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to update a classic recipe for Shepherd's Pie. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite quirky kitchen gadgets. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. D
10:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "U-Pick Tomatoes"  Learn how to pick the best tomatoes, and preparing them for a bountiful summer meal. Tomato Herb Salad; Fresh Tomato Parmesan Sauce with Grilled Shrimp. D
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Kimchi Chronicles Conclude"  The final episode in the series begins in the ethereal countryside where Marja spends a day with the "Alice Waters of Korea" and learns the authentic way to make kimchi and holiday dishes to celebrate the new year. Marja and Jean-Georges also taste royal court cuisine and Marja visits Sanchon Restaurant in Seoul for a transformative meal of temple cuisine. Marja joins her Korean family in the northern beach town of Sokcho for a picnic and then brings the spirit home to New York for a roast pig celebration with the Vongerichten family. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report. Google is one of this year's most talked about stocks. Today it closed above $900 a share as the company rolled out a new line of products. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeremy Scahill (author). D
3:00 am 
Among B-Boys   Christopher Woon's first documentary feature explores the intersection of rugged urban b-boyin' (breakdancing) and the traditional roots of Hmong culture. But instead of the usual generational conflict, Among B-Boys unveils a story of the modern and the traditional actually affirming each other, visually weaving between the older generation's memory of ethnicity and war and the younger generation's toprocks, footwork, freezes and power-moves. Woon focuses on three breakers - Impact and Vlln of Underground Flow, and Sukie of Velocity/Soul Rivals Crew-who reveal the path towards b-boy cultural citizenship in America, but continually steer us back to their families, history and community. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Cortlan Wickliff (Harvard Law School)/Patty Griffin (singer/songwriter). D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Lyme Disease"  NULL
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans --people physically identical to us today -- left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. D
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Cavemen Cold Case"  A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. D
8:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Cortlan Wickliff (Harvard Law School)/Patty Griffin (singer/songwriter). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeremy Scahill (author). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Lyme Disease"  NULL
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans --people physically identical to us today -- left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. D
1:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Cavemen Cold Case"  A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans --people physically identical to us today -- left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. D
6:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Cavemen Cold Case"  A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. D
7:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - You're paying less for just about everything. NBR will tell you why low inflation may be good for your wallet, but raise some questions about the health of the economy. And we have a sweet comeback story for you. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Cavemen Cold Case"  A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. D

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