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August 16, 2008
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3:01 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Global Interaction"  Singapore: Gateway to Southeast Asia. D
3:29 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Urban and Rural Contrasts"  Delhi: Bursting at the Seams. D
4:01 am 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Substance Abuse Disorders"  Millions of Americans abuse alcohol, cigarettes, and cocaine. Health professionals know a greatndeal about these dangerous and costly disorders, including how to treat them. This programnexamines how the concept of treatment matching is used to help individuals overcome a varietynof addictions. D
5:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Alaska"  Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. D
5:30 am 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "The Ziller Valley & Zell Am See, Austria"  After filming Europe's ski resorts for the last ten years, Mark Jennings & Julie Conover share their discovery of two of the lesser known Austrian resorts. Their journey begins with a visit to the world famous Neuschwanstein castle where they learn the saga of eccentric King Ludwig. From Bavaria, Julie & Mark travel into the Salzburg region of Austria to Zell Am See, "little village by the lake", to explore the massive Europa Sport Region. D
6:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom  "Lappland: Ice Cold Cooking"  In the far north, Tina meets with the indigenous S#mi people, fishes on a frozen lake, competes in a reindeer race and visits a hotel made of ice. She also prepares hearty hunters stew, a traditional fish dish and a cloudberry dessert.G
6:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Glacier Bay"  Art embarks by boat on a voyage of discovery, encountering dramatic calving glaciers and Sitka spruce forests, breaching orcas and migrating humpbacks, eagles and barnacle-eating bears.G
7:00 am 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Innsbruck and the Tirol, Austria"  Five thousand years ago, a lone traveler perished in a sudden storm on the Similaun glacier. With archeologists as guides, Mark & Julie hike to the very spot where the frozen body of the "Ice Man" was discovered. Back in the Oetz Valley, they climb along a sheer rock face with a raging waterfall at their side and spend a day rafting the Inn River. D
7:30 am 
Anywhere, Alaska  "Richardson Highway: Roadhouses and Recreation"  Host Heather Taggard leads viewers down the rugged Richardson Highway from Fairbanks, in the heart of Alaska's Interior, to Valdez, the state's coastal oil port. Viewers will sample delicacies at Delta Meat and Sausage and explore Black Rapids Lodge. Next it's off to the Arctic Man competition, one of the world's toughest downhill ski races, and an exciting snowmobile race, all in one. D
8:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland"  Burt rides a balloon over the Alps, visits a museum for wine lovers and a restaurant for food lovers.G
8:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Valais, Switzerland"  In Memphis, Tennessee, a team cooks up beef tenderloin. In the backyard, Rick prepares pork tenderloin.G
9:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G
9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Ice Water Cooking"  Claus journeys to Greenland to fish for shrimp and ice fjord halibut, which he prepares with capers, crabmeat and potatoes. He transforms musk ox meat into tartar and concocts a vodka-based drink made with Greenlandic angelica and ice.G
10:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
10:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy"  Art treks through an ancient forest, fords an icy river, goes under a glacier and traverses one of the largest ice caps in the world in search of a different view of the South American peak.G
11:01 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
11:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
12:01 pm 
Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers  "Workshop 8. Writing in the 21st Century"  Evolving technology has expanded the tools available to all writers. It has also opened new venues. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Individual In Society"  Brian Poon is a teacher at Brookline High School in metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Poon. D
1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Gender-Based Distinctions"  Tim Rockey teaches 12th–grade American government and politics at Sunnyslope High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Rockey reviews the concept of civil rights, with a focus on women. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Hereby Notified and Called to Meet"  How do local governments work? This program shows how two local governments mediatenconflict. Direct democracy in a town meeting in Fletcher, Vermont, is compared with cityncouncils in Caliente, Nevada.n. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Sacred Space, Secular States?"  Jerusalem: Capital of Two States?. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Oil and Water"  Egypt: Gift of the Nile. D
4:00 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Sexual Disorders"  A man exhibits himself in public. A woman feels guilty about not desiring sex. An otherwisenhappy couple finds themselves at odds over sex. D
5:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Alaska"  Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. D
5:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "The Ziller Valley & Zell Am See, Austria"  After filming Europe's ski resorts for the last ten years, Mark Jennings & Julie Conover share their discovery of two of the lesser known Austrian resorts. Their journey begins with a visit to the world famous Neuschwanstein castle where they learn the saga of eccentric King Ludwig. From Bavaria, Julie & Mark travel into the Salzburg region of Austria to Zell Am See, "little village by the lake", to explore the massive Europa Sport Region. D
6:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom  "Lappland: Ice Cold Cooking"  In the far north, Tina meets with the indigenous S#mi people, fishes on a frozen lake, competes in a reindeer race and visits a hotel made of ice. She also prepares hearty hunters stew, a traditional fish dish and a cloudberry dessert.G
6:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Glacier Bay"  Art embarks by boat on a voyage of discovery, encountering dramatic calving glaciers and Sitka spruce forests, breaching orcas and migrating humpbacks, eagles and barnacle-eating bears.G
7:00 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Innsbruck and the Tirol, Austria"  Five thousand years ago, a lone traveler perished in a sudden storm on the Similaun glacier. With archeologists as guides, Mark & Julie hike to the very spot where the frozen body of the "Ice Man" was discovered. Back in the Oetz Valley, they climb along a sheer rock face with a raging waterfall at their side and spend a day rafting the Inn River. D
7:30 pm 
Anywhere, Alaska  "Richardson Highway: Roadhouses and Recreation"  Host Heather Taggard leads viewers down the rugged Richardson Highway from Fairbanks, in the heart of Alaska's Interior, to Valdez, the state's coastal oil port. Viewers will sample delicacies at Delta Meat and Sausage and explore Black Rapids Lodge. Next it's off to the Arctic Man competition, one of the world's toughest downhill ski races, and an exciting snowmobile race, all in one. D
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland"  Burt rides a balloon over the Alps, visits a museum for wine lovers and a restaurant for food lovers.G
8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Valais, Switzerland"  In Memphis, Tennessee, a team cooks up beef tenderloin. In the backyard, Rick prepares pork tenderloin.G
9:00 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G
9:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Ice Water Cooking"  Claus journeys to Greenland to fish for shrimp and ice fjord halibut, which he prepares with capers, crabmeat and potatoes. He transforms musk ox meat into tartar and concocts a vodka-based drink made with Greenlandic angelica and ice.G
10:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
10:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy"  Art treks through an ancient forest, fords an icy river, goes under a glacier and traverses one of the largest ice caps in the world in search of a different view of the South American peak.G
11:01 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
11:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
2:30 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
3:00 am 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
4:00 am 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
5:00 am 
Blitz: London's Longest Night   Archival footage, CGI and eyewitness accounts re-create December 29, 1940, when German Luftwaffe dropped tens of thousands of incendiary bombs on the heart of London in an attempt to break the spirit of the British people. Firemen and workers fight all night to control the burning; Londoners flee to shelters not knowing what will survive the assault.G
6:30 am 
Gathering of Heroes   In 2004, the United States dedicated a long-awaited memorial to the 16 million men and women who served in the armed forces during World War II, the 400,000 who died in Europe and the Pacific and those who toiled in factories on the home front. A GATHERING OF HEROES recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice. D
7:00 am 
War of the World  "A Tainted Victory"  Niall Ferguson examines the horrors of World War II and shows how, in order to win, the Allies had to act with the same savagery as their enemies. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
8:30 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
9:00 am 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
11:00 am 
Blitz: London's Longest Night   Archival footage, CGI and eyewitness accounts re-create December 29, 1940, when German Luftwaffe dropped tens of thousands of incendiary bombs on the heart of London in an attempt to break the spirit of the British people. Firemen and workers fight all night to control the burning; Londoners flee to shelters not knowing what will survive the assault.G
12:30 pm 
Gathering of Heroes   In 2004, the United States dedicated a long-awaited memorial to the 16 million men and women who served in the armed forces during World War II, the 400,000 who died in Europe and the Pacific and those who toiled in factories on the home front. A GATHERING OF HEROES recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice. D
1:00 pm 
War of the World  "A Tainted Victory"  Niall Ferguson examines the horrors of World War II and shows how, in order to win, the Allies had to act with the same savagery as their enemies. Part 2 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
2:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "John Brown's Letters, Japanese House, Poems"  A California woman's family letters may indicate she is related to abolitionist John Brown. The show seeks the origins of a tea house featured at the San Francisco World's Fair. Part 6 of 9G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS  "The U.S.-Mexico Border Fence"  In 2006, Congress authorized the Secure Fence Act, a multi-billion dollar plan to build hundreds of miles of fencing along the southern border of the United States to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants and provide security from potential terrorism. But what was built to fight illegal immigration has turned into a nightmare for many Americans living along the U.S.-Mexico border. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   Argentina's angry farm lobby has shut down highways, blocked exports and choked the local food supply. Will the world feel their wrath at the grocery store check-out? Plus, we'll meet some of Iraq's four million uprooted citizens. And a look inside the minds of Arab moderates. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "Latino Political Landscape"  As the nation's fastest-growing minority group, U.S. Hispanics made a critical difference in the 2006 mid-term elections. Sherri and her guests examine the growing political clout of the Latino electorate and the increasing success of Hispanic candidates, with an eye towards the 2008 election. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Ricardo Chavira"  Chicano actor Ricardo Chavira is best known for playing Carlos Solis on ABC's hit show Desperate Housewives. He has also appeared in numerous television and theatrical productions, including 24 and Monk as well as Jack and Jill at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Chavira talks about growing up Latino, the death of his mother when he was only a teenager, and his work with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "The Dolphin Defender"  For more than 25 years, filmmaker Hardy Jones has been on the trail of the world's dolphins to gather everything he could learn about them in the wild. This is the story of his personal journey into the world of dolphins and the sometimes dangerous waters into which they have led him.G
2:30 am 
WordWorld  "Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock"  Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present. Although Pig promises not to peek, his curiosity about his present gets the better of him and wreaks havoc all over WordWorld. Will Pig ever learn to be patient? Tick Tock Space Clock: When a mysterious rocket lands in Word World, Duck pledges to help a robot track down a very important clock. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Firefly Show"  It's dusk and Telly and Baby Bear come running in carrying a net and a jar. They explain to Chris that they are catching fireflies! Chris hasn't seen any, but wishes them luck in finding one. Suddenly, Baby Bear and Telly spot a firefly. D
4:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "The Unexpected"  Thomas must fill coal trucks in time for James and Edward to collect them. At the coaling plant, he encounters a big grumpy truck called 'Hector the Horrid'. Thomas tries to approach Hector but Hector roars at him to leave him alone. D
4:30 am 
Bob the Builder  "Muck's Dairy Chaos"  Bob and the team are building the first part of Meg MacDonald's dairy - the milking shed. When Meg's nephew Piper disappears to practice his bagpipes, Meg needs someone to look after her cows. Muck volunteers and turns down all offers of help, convinced that she can manage alone. D
5:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Carnival/Clifford's Doggy Reunion"  Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player. Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. D
6:00 am 
Super Why!  "Jack and the Beanstalk"  Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day.G
6:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Sky Soccer/Making It Fun"  Sky Soccer - Today is the day for the Sky Soccer team tryouts in Dragon Land! Ord really wants to be on the team, but he's never played before. As Ord attempts the drills, he repeatedly misses the ball and uses the wrong parts of his body to touch the ball. Ord decides that sky soccer is just too hard. D
7:00 am 
Cyberchase  "A Broom of One's Own"  When Wicked puts a CyberSquad Seal of Approval on her new "Wickedy Brooms," it's up to Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to make sure the brooms are as good as Wicked claims. They try them out, figuring out their speed - how far the different brooms go in a given amount of time. The brooms pass the test - but Wicked doesn't. D
7:30 am 
Arthur  "The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools"  Arthur and the gang film videos for a series called ""Postcards from You," hosted by Matt Damon.G
8:00 am 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
8:30 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Tryin' Chef"  When Ruff's owner brings home a "doggy bag" consisting of one measly dinner roll, Ruff decides that his evening meal needs to get "kicked up a notch." He challenges his cast to use creativity, cunning, and capability in this Iron Chef spoof!. D
9:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Graham Cracker Factory"  Mister Rogers learns how people make graham crackers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII and Queen Sara return, and Prince Tuesday says goodbye to his "night and day caregiver."G
9:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Current Events/Quack Loses His Hat"  Current Events - Peep borrows a toy boat from Nellie's yard and sets off for mysterious, unreachable Green Island. Sarah is filling the pool with a hose. There are leaves and sticks in the pool, and it's cool the way the flow of water moves the stuff around. D
10:00 am 
Arthur  "Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II"  When Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China, he worries about how his life will change.G
10:30 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
11:00 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Carnival/Clifford's Doggy Reunion"  Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player. Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. D
11:30 am 
Super Why!  "Jack and the Beanstalk"  Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day.G
12:00 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Sky Soccer/Making It Fun"  Sky Soccer - Today is the day for the Sky Soccer team tryouts in Dragon Land! Ord really wants to be on the team, but he's never played before. As Ord attempts the drills, he repeatedly misses the ball and uses the wrong parts of his body to touch the ball. Ord decides that sky soccer is just too hard. D
12:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Firefly Show"  It's dusk and Telly and Baby Bear come running in carrying a net and a jar. They explain to Chris that they are catching fireflies! Chris hasn't seen any, but wishes them luck in finding one. Suddenly, Baby Bear and Telly spot a firefly. D
1:30 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "Burdette Queen Ant/One Monkey Too Many"  Burdette decides to be the Queen of the World Tree. Wartz wants to be a monkey instead of a frog.G
2:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock"  Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present. Although Pig promises not to peek, his curiosity about his present gets the better of him and wreaks havoc all over WordWorld. Will Pig ever learn to be patient? Tick Tock Space Clock: When a mysterious rocket lands in Word World, Duck pledges to help a robot track down a very important clock. D
2:30 pm 
Caillou  "Lost and Found"  A day of new discoveries! Caillou loses his voice, finds a frog in his throat, and finds other neat ways to communicate, until the frog goes away. Later on, Caillou is missing one of his favorite socks. He searches the house, and accidentally locks himself in the basement. D
3:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Gift of the Dinos and a Visit to Santa"  Gift of the Dinos: It's Christmas and BJ dreams of getting a new baseball glove to go with his baseball, while Riff hopes for new drumsticks to use his drum. Barney reminds them that Christmas is more than just getting gifts and helps them learn the meaning of Christmas. Educational theme: Giving. D
3:30 pm 
Teletubbies  "Pumpkin Face"  The Teletubbies watch Alex make a pumpkin head. A pumpkin appears in Teletubbyland. Laa-Laa and Dipsy are very impressed with the pumpkin until it wears Dipsy's hat. The Teletubbies dance the round and round dance.G
4:00 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "World of Legs"  Zoboo spies a larva and wonders what kind of legs this animal will have once it grows. When the larva finally transforms into a salamander, its legs are like nothing Zoboo imagined they would be!G
4:30 pm 
Between the Lions  "Making Bread & Cheesybreadville"  After Theo Lion's failed attempt at making bread, a video and a book come to the rescue. Another bread-baking disaster in the kitchen creates a tasty new treat. D
5:00 pm 
Reading Rainbow  "June 29, 1999"  LeVar tells a series of stories, asking if they are fact or fiction. There is a small panel of children who give their opinions about the validity of each story. One of the stories is about UFO's in which real accounts of sightings are told.G
5:30 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
6:00 pm 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
6:30 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "The Pen-Pal"  For school, Miguel is assigned an electronic pen-pal from Puerto Rico. When they start corresponding, Miguel thinks his pen-pal, Roman, has a much more glamorous life than he does. So, with a little prompting from Paco, Miguel slowly starts embellishing the details of his life. D
7:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "When Penguins Fly"  Penguins can't fly - or can they? In Cyberspace, on one special night each year, the penguins of Penguia take flight to deliver gifts to young borgs across the virtual universe. For the first time ever, the CyberSquad's friend Fluff is participating, and invites his pals Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to join him in the impressive Penguin March. They head to the Ice Palace, where the gifts are made and where magic snowflakes are sprinkled on the penguins so they can fly. D
7:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Send in the Clowns"  Ruff plans on getting back at the Great Spotinsky, the now famous circus dog responsible for cheating Ruff out of his dream job. Ruff sends Brian out to the big top to get some circus pointers, and another team sets out to design a water balloon launcher: the Ultimate Weapon of Revenge!. D
8:00 pm 
Arthur  "Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II"  When Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China, he worries about how his life will change.G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
9:00 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Graham Cracker Factory"  Mister Rogers learns how people make graham crackers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII and Queen Sara return, and Prince Tuesday says goodbye to his "night and day caregiver."G
9:30 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Current Events/Quack Loses His Hat"  Current Events - Peep borrows a toy boat from Nellie's yard and sets off for mysterious, unreachable Green Island. Sarah is filling the pool with a hose. There are leaves and sticks in the pool, and it's cool the way the flow of water moves the stuff around. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II"  When Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China, he worries about how his life will change.G
10:30 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
11:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Carnival/Clifford's Doggy Reunion"  Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player. Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. D
11:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Jack and the Beanstalk"  Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day.G

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