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October 17, 2013
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1:00 am 
The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer   The Smartest Team begins where other concussion documentaries leave off, not simply identifying the risks concussions pose in football, but offering high school programs across the country specific ways to minimize risks. The documentary shows how a team of experts, working with an Oklahoma high school football team, is able to reduce its concussion rate by 75% in just one season. Through candid interviews of parents, players, the high school athletic trainer and team doctor, and leading national concussion experts, The Smartest Team acknowledges the serious challenge concussions pose to the game but provides concrete steps high school football programs can take play safer by playing smarter. D
2:00 am 
With You All The Way - Symposium for Military Family Support   America's 2 wars have taken a huge toll on military families. With You All The Way details the problem and help available to military kids. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Digital Citizens & Improving Practice"  In our first half hour, we'll see how students are becoming "Super Digital Citizens" as they learn how to use the Internet responsibly - then, we'll switch gears and too see new ways teachers are working to improve their practice. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Beyond The Mechanical Universe"  The world of electricity and magnetism, and 20th-century discoveries of relativity and quantum mechanics. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Public Goods and Responsibilities"  The TVA and national health care demonstrate the role of government in our lives. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Estimada Sra. Suarez (Dear Mrs. Suarez)"  This episode reviews the vocabulary and sights of Raquel's visit to Buenos Aires.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Inversions"  With Head Stands, Sarvangasana, Shoulder Stands. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Best Paw Forward/Then Came Bob"  "Best Paw Forward"--When cement is poured at the new Birdwell Island recreation center, the kids and dogs are invited to leave their handprints. But Clifford's paw print is just too big to stay! Seeing Clifford's disappointment, his friends work together to find a way to include Clifford -- and everyone's delighted when Clifford's paw print becomes the new wading pool for the children. "Then Came Bob"--Vaz baby-sits for Bob -- a cute, but not very well- behaved little dog that Dr. Dihn recently acquired from the dog pound. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "The Good Sport/Crushed"  When the Athlete of the Year Award doesn't go to Francine, she makes no effort to hide her hurt feelings from Jenna, the recipient. Michelle Kwan, world champion figure skater and graduate of Lakewood Elementary (who knew?), guest stars to teach Francine about good sports(wo)manship. Arthur can't believe his parents are hiring a babysitter-he's 8-years-old! Besides, babysitters are b-o-r-i-n-g! But 16-year-old Sally MacGill's favorite hobbies are eating ice cream and playing the Dark Bunny VI: Curse of the Moomy videogame, and now all Arthur can think is. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Nurse Martha/TD Gets The Scoop"  Nurse Martha - Being able to translate animal speech sure comes in handy when Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant. TD Gets the Scoop - Carolina is starting a newspaper, the Carolina Town Crier, and she needs some crack reporters to track down the news.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George Digs Worms/Everything Old Is New Again"  The countryside catches worm-racing fever when George's prize worm enters a championship race.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem"  The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Leela's Cell Phone Addiction"  Zoe and Abby get frustrated with Leela's constant texting. Chris helps them realize that they need to tell Leela how they feel and apologize for hiding her phone. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "How Did My Dog Do That?"  When Sid's dog uses his foot to scratch his ear, Sid tries the same maneuver, but can't do it. Sid explores skeletons, and discovers that animals have different bones and joints than people, which allows them to do lots of cool stuff like swing from trees, fly in the air, or even scratch their ears with their feet!. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure"  Red and her friends are having a picnic in the park, but she has no energy to join in the fun. Could it have something to do with her unhealthy snack choices? Super Why and his friends head into the story of Hansel and Gretel to meet the equally tired and grouchy witch. They convince the witch to trade in her gingerbread house for something both delicious and nutritious - and Red learns what kinds of foods will help her go the distance so she can play with her friends for a SUPER long time! Educational Objectives: To learn which foods taste great while providing long-lasting energy! Young viewers will play interactive alphabet games, practice the magic of spelling, and use healthy eating choices to change the story. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Brave"  Caillou's Camel Ride: Caillou is afraid to go on a camel ride after Leo tells him camels are mean and they like to spit! At the zoo, Caillou tries everything he can think of to avoid the camels. When Mommy and Daddy finally catch on to Caillou's hesitation, they insist he doesn't have to ride a camel, but should at least see a real camel and decide for himself. As Caillou learns about the camel from its trainer, he feels better and finally decides to take that camel ride. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "All Together Now"  Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - On Misty Island, Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. Thomas wants to help and says he can fix Ol' Wheezy. He puffs to the Dieselworks, and asks Den and Dart for help because two busy boilers are better than one. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George Digs Worms/Everything Old Is New Again"  The countryside catches worm-racing fever when George's prize worm enters a championship race.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Nurse Martha/TD Gets The Scoop"  Nurse Martha - Being able to translate animal speech sure comes in handy when Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant. TD Gets the Scoop - Carolina is starting a newspaper, the Carolina Town Crier, and she needs some crack reporters to track down the news.G
3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem"  The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Rise Of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise Of Miss Power, Part 4"  When WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she gets bullied and stripped of her superhero star.G
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Clock Like An Egyptian"  (topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff's Just Fueling Around"  Blossom has organized her own FETCH challenge: Two teams of FETCHers will compete in a 50-mile race, and the team that emits the least amount of CO2 wins. Unfortunately, neither Ruff nor Blossom can enjoy the race because they're handcuffed to each other for the entire episode! But will they be bound (just like Carbon and Oxygen) forever?. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Congress acted and the markets spoke sending the S&P to an all-time high. But is the road ahead for investors a bumpy one? And, China isn't happy with the debt deal struck in Washington. But will our biggest creditor ever fall out of love with U.S. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Better The Devil"  Louisa has left town after the decision to call off the marriage; for Dr. Martin Ellingham life in the Cornish village of Portwenn is ever more infuriating. At the hospital, Martin is stunned to meet Edith, his girlfriend from medical school days who tells him of a surgeon position soon to open in London.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Market for Murder, Part 2"  More members of the book club meet a lethal fate. Barnaby's investigation reveals hidden secrets and mysterious pasts among the women in the group and learns that for at least one murder, unrequited love is a stronger motive than money. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Death In Paradise   English tourist June Anderson is found dead in a luxury rented villa strangled by her own scarf. The death initially is attributed to a robbery gone wrong. But Poole suspects murder. There are numerous suspects but each seems to have a watertight alibi.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Masterpiece Classic  "The Paradise, Part Two"  When a baby is found in the Ladieswear department, everyone at The Paradise becomes caught up in the commotion. The secrets of more than one employee are revealed, and emotions run high as reactions to the infant differ. Denise is faced with a situation that forces her to use all her cunning and take a bold step. Part 2 of 7G
2:00 am 
Scott & Bailey   Rachel finds herself on the wrong side of a murder investigation and is suspended from work. And while Janet's job hangs in the balance too, Gill is forced to re-open the investigation into an accidental death.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Clean Up Time/Neighborhood Clean Up"  Clean Up Time: Daniel and O the Owl are playing "farm" at Daniel's house. They are having a lot of fun, but are making quite a mess! After losing his watch in a messy room, Daniel realizes that cleaning up and putting his toys away will help him find it. Neighborhood Clean Up: A wind storm has made a mess of the Neighborhood playground and no one can play. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Nurse Martha/TD Gets The Scoop"  Nurse Martha - Being able to translate animal speech sure comes in handy when Martha gets a job as the vet's assistant. TD Gets the Scoop - Carolina is starting a newspaper, the Carolina Town Crier, and she needs some crack reporters to track down the news.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North England's Lake District and Durham"  Rick hikes through the green mountain playground of the Cumbrian Lake District. He tours a slate mine and conquers stony summits. He also meets local residents, their dogs and sheep; plays cricket, hikes Hadrian's Wall; and is dazzled by Durham's Norman cathedral.G
7:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Tahiti & Bora Bora"  For sheer tropical splendor, the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora stand alone. Hyper blue lagoons, white-sand beaches, fish of every shape, size and color, as well as a generous and welcoming people make these islands favorite destinations for travelers from around the world. Lush aerial photography is a highlight of this episode. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Tequila: Exploring The Legend"  Host David Yetman, Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez and premiere agave expert Ana Valenzuela travel to the state of Jalisco, Mexico, to inspect the history, production process - and even taste - of one of Mexico's most famous exports - tequila. The trip begins in Tequila, the city named after the famous beverage. The city has profited economically and developed a strong sense of cultural identity around the production of this distilled liquor. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking of Liguria/La Cucina Ligure"  Mary Ann travels with her students to the stunning coastline of Liguria to enjoy the sights and sounds of the "Italian Riviera", and to teach them the fine art of Ligurian cuisine, starting with artisanal, coin-shaped Corzetti pasta, a complex, pesto-based Minestrone, Genoa Style, red wine infused Rabbit, Ligurian Style and for dessert, unique Jam Filled Tarts from Rapallo, called Gobelletti. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "The First Three Seasons"  In our first retrospective, "A Taste of History" tells the story of America's founding through excerpts from the first 38 episodes of our series. This story weaves together the key places, personalities and events we have showcased to tell the incredible tale which is America. From Mount Vernon to Washington's Crossing, from Lafayette to Dolley Madison, it's all in this episode. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "On the Road in San Antonio with Chef Johnny Hernandez"  Ming travels "south of the border" when he visits the hacienda of Johnny Hernandez - one of San Antonio's most popular chefs - on this special episode of Simply Ming. Together Johnny and Ming shop at a local Latin market where they look for inspiration and fresh ingredients. Back home at Johnny's, Ming and Johnny chop, dice, and grill two fabulous Latin-inspired dishes. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "5-Ingredients Or Less"  Host Laura Theodore prepares quick recipes that require only 5-ingredients or less! "Easy Black Bean Casserole" is served with a crunchy and sweet "Carrot and Maple-Walnut Salad." For starters, tantalizing "Tortilla Oven 'Fried' Mushrooms" take the stage. Need a quick dessert or snack? "No-Cook Peanut Butter Cookies" fill the bill for a sweet and crunchy bite!. D
10:30 am 
Chef's Life  "Pimp My Grits"  The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant's menus is the addition of a section called "Pimp My Grits," where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four distinct ways. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Phoenix"  French band Phoenix plays tunes from its latest recording Bankrupt! and other hits, including "Lisztomania," "1901" and "Entertainment!"G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Leela's Cell Phone Addiction"  Zoe and Abby get frustrated with Leela's constant texting. Chris helps them realize that they need to tell Leela how they feel and apologize for hiding her phone. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem"  The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Rise of Miss Power, Part 1/The Rise of Miss Power, Part 2"  A new superhero, Miss Power, has come to earth from outer space, but is she really a super villain?G
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Dinner for Two"  Shopping and cooking for two has its own challenges, but Sara has tips and tricks to make these intimate dinners both easy and romantic. Chicken Saltimbocca with Artichoke Sauce is so elegant yet so easy - thin strips of chicken, sage and prosciutto enveloped in a creamy Marsala-based artichoke sauce. Eggs Baked in Red Wine is a cozy, classic French recipe, perfect for dinner by the fireplace. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Munich and the Foothills of the Alps"  Rick visits boisterous markets and Baroque palaces, and watches office workers surf in the Isar River. In the foothills of the Alps, Rick visits Oberammergau and tours the fairy-tale castles of "mad" King Ludwig.G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Night Flyer; Balsam Range. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Big Brother"  Janet is fuming when she discovers that George has been secretly filming her for the Ultronian reality show Thermowatch. With a camera in his right eye, George does not notice when the producers turn the tables on him.G
6:30 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Defeat of the Stoneworm"  To keep Howard out of trouble with Pearl, the three friends have to prove the existence of "stoneworm."G
7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Surprise, Surprise"  After a day spent visiting old haunts together, Lionel departs to deliver a lecture. Jean makes a surprise visit to the lecture.G
7:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Time and Tide"  A picture of the staff and loyal customers is on the docket, but Carol is having other problems. Meanwhile Chloe is coming down with something, Kieran needs a proper job, and Sarah is just plain worried.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Sedgwick The Thief"  Old Man Sedgwick is arrested for shoplifting. Red converts an ordinary car into a cable car.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Skis"  Hyacinth, determined to give Richard a pair of skis, tells him to strap them atop the car to cultivate the correct image without ever having to step onto them.G
9:00 pm 
May to December  "Fools Rush In"  After having rushed out of Alec's office in tears, Zoe contacts Alec again and arranges lunch so they can further discuss her divorce proceedings.G
9:30 pm 
My Family  "Neighbour Wars"  Having run over Mr. Casey's dog some years ago, Ben now compounds the misdemeanor by running over Mr. Casey himself. Casey plays the sympathy card for all it is worth - and it may be worth quite a lot.G
10:00 pm 
My Hero  "Big Brother"  Janet is fuming when she discovers that George has been secretly filming her for the Ultronian reality show Thermowatch. With a camera in his right eye, George does not notice when the producers turn the tables on him.G
10:30 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Defeat of the Stoneworm"  To keep Howard out of trouble with Pearl, the three friends have to prove the existence of "stoneworm."G
11:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Surprise, Surprise"  After a day spent visiting old haunts together, Lionel departs to deliver a lecture. Jean makes a surprise visit to the lecture.G
11:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Time and Tide"  A picture of the staff and loyal customers is on the docket, but Carol is having other problems. Meanwhile Chloe is coming down with something, Kieran needs a proper job, and Sarah is just plain worried.G
1:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Cans, Coal and Corporations: The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition"  Intrastate transportation and industrial technology exploded in the second half of the nineteenth century, creating a new vision of America. Join the onscreen participants as they draw on essays written to celebrate the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago to explore this new perspective, both cosmopolitan and expansionist, and its implications for the future.G
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Integration"  Newton and Leibniz arrive at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D
4:00 am 
Design Squad  "Winner Takes All"  A product design firm asks the teams to develop and test a "summer sled" for a retailer. The teams have a bumpy downhill slide to the finish line.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "All in the Family"  Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Permaculture (Raleigh, NC & Americus, GA)"  Beyond organic gardening, permaculture incorporates those practices and more, drawing from a number of agricultural disciplines by incorporating organic farm practices, agroforestry, integrated farming and ecology. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. D
6:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "It's Tofu-Licious!"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a meal featuring some easy and delicious tofu recipes. "Coconut Encrusted Tofu Cutlets" are served with a sweet dipping sauce. On the side, "Steamed Green Beans and Carrots with Orange Sauce" make a colorful pairing, while "Black Quinoa and Crimini Mushrooms" adds taste and texture. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Pizza Party Makeover"  What's America's favorite food? That's right.pizza! But if you are watching this show, you care about eating healthier, right? So pizza is out, right? Not if this South Philly girl has anything to say about it. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Oslo & Norway"  The grand panoramas of Norway prove irresistible to adventurers. In Oslo, we see testaments to maritime prowess in Viking Ships and the celebrated Kon Tiki raft. We "Scream" with painter Edvard Munch before heading south to the glorious vistas of Telemark country. D
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Ireland: Dublin"  Ireland's biggest city, Dublin, is vibrant and has many stories to tell if you take the time to listen. In Dublin, discover the long and often turbulent history with the English at Dublin Castle and Kilmainham Jail, get a taste of hops history at the Guinness factory, and take a break for some kid's activities at St. Stephen's Green, the Natural History Museum and Dublin Zoo. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Dormers"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME team explore the intricacies of integrating several dormers into the roof's design. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Workbench Basics"  Join the editors from Woodsmith magazine as they show you the must-have features you need when choosing the right workbench. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Soft"  Correspondent Paul Epsom visits a specialty grass nursery in New Hampshire. Host Jamie Durie heads to the Filoli gardens in northern California for plant ideas.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "I Designed It Myself"  NULL
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Quilter's Mishmash"  We finish up this season with a quilter's mish mash, our "technical term" for some very unusual and different techniques to round out this season. Favorite stitcher Libby Lehman is back with expert tips to change your satin stitching from mediocre to magnificent. Then, celebrate the season with some festive fabric flags. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "In The Stillness of the Morning"  Take a walk with Bob Ross and see the quiet motionless beauty of a river as the morning fog hangs onto the distant shore. D
11:00 am 
Taste This!  "Veal Medallions"  Chef Joe prepares various cuts of veal. During this episode, Chef Joe is experimenting with different recipes, flavors, and combinations. D
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Reservations for Two"  Most cookbook recipes have serving sizes for four or more people. But there are a lot of two-family households out there. Allen shares tips on downsizing a recipe to serve two and also advises about gardening for two. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reunidos"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Que Estaran Haciendo?"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
1:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Cans, Coal and Corporations: The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition"  Intrastate transportation and industrial technology exploded in the second half of the nineteenth century, creating a new vision of America. Join the onscreen participants as they draw on essays written to celebrate the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago to explore this new perspective, both cosmopolitan and expansionist, and its implications for the future.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Integration"  Newton and Leibniz arrive at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Winner Takes All"  A product design firm asks the teams to develop and test a "summer sled" for a retailer. The teams have a bumpy downhill slide to the finish line.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "All in the Family"  Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Clock Like An Egyptian"  (topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Quilter's Mishmash"  We finish up this season with a quilter's mish mash, our "technical term" for some very unusual and different techniques to round out this season. Favorite stitcher Libby Lehman is back with expert tips to change your satin stitching from mediocre to magnificent. Then, celebrate the season with some festive fabric flags. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "In The Stillness of the Morning"  Take a walk with Bob Ross and see the quiet motionless beauty of a river as the morning fog hangs onto the distant shore. D
7:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Eggs"  Want to know how to cook the perfect soft- or hard-cooked egg? Or the fluffiest scramble? Martha shares these and other secrets as she teaches viewers all they need to know about eggs, the world's most versatile protein. Whether you like your egg over easy or sunny-side up, Martha shows you how to prepare them properly every time, with easy-to-master techniques and tips. You'll learn a clever method for frying eggs, a surefire omelet recipe, and the key to a foolproof frittata. D
7:30 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Nick's Favorite Pasta & Strawberry Dessert"  Nick visits the P-Patch to talk about tomatoes and prepares his favorite pasta dish from his youth, Rigatoni with Bolognese Ragu. Then shares a the simple techniques of making a luxurious dessert, Strawberries with Zabaglione & Orange Liqueur. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Dormers"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME team explore the intricacies of integrating several dormers into the roof's design. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Cozy Carbs"  Ricotta Dumplings With Red Pepper Sauce; Macaroni Beaucaire; Gnocchi Maison; Linguine With Clam Sauce And Vegetables. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Two Ways with Fish"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Poached Fish Fillets with Sherry-Tomato Vinaigrette. Then, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of poaching in oil. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of oyster crackers. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Burgers and Fries"  America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Veal Medallions"  Chef Joe prepares various cuts of veal. During this episode, Chef Joe is experimenting with different recipes, flavors, and combinations. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, an eleventh hour deal to avoid default. But will this temporary fix prevent the markets from moving forward? And, some of the nation's biggest companies say the damage to consumers and the economy may already be done. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Steve McQueen (director). D
3:00 am 
Frontline  "Football High"  With its increasingly high profile, high school football games are moving into nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports Web sites. This film examines an ambitious team in northwest Arkansas working its way toward national prominence with a workout schedule, practices and styles of play increasingly imitating the pro teams.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Robbie Robertson (musician). D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Foot Pain"  Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. D
6:00 am 
POV  "56 Up"  In 1964, a group of British seven-year-olds were interviewed about their lives and dreams in a groundbreaking television documentary, "Seven Up." Since then, in one of the greatest projects in television history, renowned director Michael Apted has returned to film the same subjects every seven years, tracking their ups and downs. POV, which presented the U.S. D
8:30 am 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Robbie Robertson (musician). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Steve McQueen (director). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Foot Pain"  Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. D
12:00 pm 
POV  "56 Up"  In 1964, a group of British seven-year-olds were interviewed about their lives and dreams in a groundbreaking television documentary, "Seven Up." Since then, in one of the greatest projects in television history, renowned director Michael Apted has returned to film the same subjects every seven years, tracking their ups and downs. POV, which presented the U.S. D
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ground Zero Supertower"  NOVA returns to Ground Zero to witness the final chapter in an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit: the completion of One World Trade Center, the skyscraper rising up 104 stories and 1,776 feet from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. In this update of NOVA's "Engineering Ground Zero, " which featured behind-the-scenes access to the struggles of the engineers and architects working at 1 WTC and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, NOVA goes inside the construction of the new tower's final floors and the installation of its soaring, 800-ton spire and beacon. But 1 WTC isn't the only engineering marvel taking shape here: NOVA goes underground to see the construction of a multi-billion dollar transit center whose sweeping, sinuous design is said to be inspired by the shape of a bird being released from a child's hand. D
6:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Komatsu"  To extract precious metals found beneath the earth requires a massive 232-ton, two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons - a giant earth-mover like the Komatsu 930-E. This amazing engineering achievement is made possible by five essential raw ingredients: coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulphuric acid, an electron superhighway that generates massive power. D
7:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "The Surprise Salmon"  In Alaska, the fresh water that feeds the rivers is snowmelt from North America's highest mountains and most active volcanoes. Time and again, they erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists have only just begun to piece together what might have happened nearly 2,000 years ago, when one race of salmon faced the death of their natal river and were forced back to the open ocean on an exceptional adventure. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Congress acted and the markets spoke sending the S&P to an all-time high. But is the road ahead for investors a bumpy one? And, China isn't happy with the debt deal struck in Washington. But will our biggest creditor ever fall out of love with U.S. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Komatsu"  To extract precious metals found beneath the earth requires a massive 232-ton, two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons - a giant earth-mover like the Komatsu 930-E. This amazing engineering achievement is made possible by five essential raw ingredients: coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulphuric acid, an electron superhighway that generates massive power. D

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