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January 17, 2012
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4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G

5:00 am 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Giants on a Galapagos Island"  This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos. Host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn explore the people and culture of the island of Santa Cruz with a stroll through the market at Puerto Ayora. Then it's off to visit the Darwin Research Station and its famous saddle back tortoises, which are being reintroduced to the area after being hunted close to extinction. D

7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Shrimp and Gamberoni/Scampi E Gamberoni"  Seafood distributor Chris Porter of Patriot Lobster and Shrimp Company brings the biggest prawns you've ever seen nella cucina, where he teaches Mary Ann the finer points of shellfish, and then they join forces to create three fantastic dishes; Pan-fried Prawns Antipasto served over breadcrumb-crusted tomato slices, Quinoa and Pan-cooked Shrimp, and topped off with Roasted Prawns Oregenata. D

8:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Flat Breads All Day"  Breads don't need to rise in order to shine. Lauren shows how easy it is to bake Homemade Flour Tortillas, Flat-Bread Sesame Crackers, Fried Indian Bread. D

8:30 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Jeju Chronicles"  Jean-Georges teams up with the "Julia Child" of Jeju Island, the Hawaii of Korea and a veritable paradise. They shop for ingredients at the sprawling 5-Day Market and return to an authentic folk village where they cook over open fires. Later, Jean-Georges and Marja spend an afternoon in the green rolling hills of the Amore Pacific Tea Gardens with their daughter Chloe. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lazy Day Breakfast"  First up, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to extra-crispy Buttermilk Waffles. Then, science expert Guy Crosby reveals the science behind browning. D

9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Wonderful Walls"  This show offers some great ideas for creating inexpensive and attractive wall art using fabric, calendars, scrapbook papers, and your computer. Then, Matt demonstrates tongue and groove paneling. Last, Matt and Shari demonstrate various painting techniques for a creative wall design. D

10:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Mike Farris & The McCrary Sisters"  FARRIS' songs are ancient, a marriage of traditional black Gospel, 70s Stax Soul and southern Blues. Farris' undeniable voice, his skillful arrangements and, perhaps most of all, the joy and passion with which he delivers both, breathe new life into long-forgotten Spirituals and vintage-originals. "It's music with dirt on its feet and sweat on its back," says FARRIS. D

10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats"  One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Host Jacob Edgar explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica. Then, he meets British DJ and producer Richard Blaire, whose Sidestepper project pioneered the electrotropical trend. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Bubblefest"  It's Bubblefest on Sesame Street and Alan and Chris are the leaders of the festivities. Telly is excited since he has never blown a bubble before. Everyone starts blowing bubbles but when Telly gives it a try, he blows way too hard and is unable to make a bubble. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor"  Pteranodon Family World Tour - The entire Pteranodon family embarks on a roaring, exploring, World Tour adventure! They meet the Conductor's nephew, Gilbert, who takes them on a tour to meet Martin Amargasaurus, a spine spangled quadruped with an intimidating sail. Gilbert the Junior Conductor - The Pteranodon family is on a World Tour and get to sleep in a special Sleeping Car on the Dinosaur Train. During their first full day on the Train, the kids are super excited to play with Gilbert, the Conductor's nephew. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Jasper's Cowboy Wish"  Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero. . D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flight of the Penguin/Let's Go Fly A Kite"  Flight of the Penguin - Sally and Nick are pretending to fly in their backyard. Oh wouldn't it be great if they really could? The Cat in the Hat brings them to meet his good friend Percy the penguin. After a fun race with a penguin and a bird, the kids learn that not all birds fly, but that doesn't mean they aren't fast! Let's Go Fly a Kite - Sally, Nick and the Cat are trying to fly a kite, but there's not enough wind. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D

2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Geology"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists will answer questions about geology. Cartan-Hansen will be joined by Reed Lewis, a geologist from the Idaho Geological Survey at the University of Idaho and Megan Dixon, an instructor from the College of Idaho.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play "Old Devil Moon" and the signature lick from "The William Tell Overture." Featured guests include Lori Mechem, Bradley Sowash and five-time Grammy nominee David Tolley. D

3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier"  Our journey to the highest desert in the world begins in PotosĀ”, in southwestern Bolivia. At 12,000 feet above sea level, it is the highest city in the world. The indigenous people of this high cold desert have used llama trains for thousands of years to transport the salt harvested in the area's dry lakebeds. 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 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G

7:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Life's Really Big Questions"  Alan Alda meets scientists tackling some of the biggest questions of our time: Is there other life in the universe? Why did animals suddenly appear on Earth when only microbes had existed for billions of years? What made humans different from other life forms before us? And will robots one day surpass human intelligence?G

8:00 pm 
Parents and Teens Behind The Wheel   PARENTS AND TEENS: BEHIND THE WHEEL examines where teens form their driving habits and explores the influence of parental behavior on the conduct of newly licensed teens. Throughout the film, independently controlled cameras capture the often nerve-wracking role-reversal as teens assume control of the wheel and the parent adapts to the role of passenger. PARENTS AND TEENS follows five families over the course of six months, documenting the real-life issues they face during the first few attempts at driving. D

9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Bombing Hitler's Dams"  Behind the Allies' 1943 Lancaster bomber attack that destroys two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland lies extreme engineering challenges and the work of British engineer Barnes Wallis. NOVA re-creates the six spectacular experiments necessary to successfully overcome technical obstacles. Experts adapt a vintage World War II DC4 for the work and establish a test site in Canada.G

11:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Life's Really Big Questions"  Alan Alda meets scientists tackling some of the biggest questions of our time: Is there other life in the universe? Why did animals suddenly appear on Earth when only microbes had existed for billions of years? What made humans different from other life forms before us? And will robots one day surpass human intelligence?G

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