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April 17, 2012
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2:00 am 
America Revealed  "Food Machine"  Survivor winner, technology expert and communications attorney Yul Kwon is on a cross-country journey to discover the infrastructure that underpins modern life. He first explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans daily by riding along on a New York City pizza delivery route and then skydiving into California's Central Valley. He meets industrial and urban farmers, crop dusting pilots, long-distance bee truckers and modern cowboys. Part 1 of 4G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Where the wild things are; chances are that's where you'll find our nation's wildlife refuges. National wildlife refuges are part of a grand success story that dates back more than a century. We explore the six national refuges in Idaho: Deer Flat, Kootenai, Minidoka, Bear Lake, Grays Lake, and Camas. They are a remarkable attempt to resist the encroachments of civilization.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "$16k Subcompact Shootout"  Road Test: $16K Subcompact Shootout. Road Test: 2012 BMW 3-Series. Goss' Garage: Clock Springs & Airbags. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Wild Nature Survivor Guy"  Wild Nature Survivor Guy is accustomed to surviving in the wilds of nature and thinks he needs to "survive" out on Sesame Street. Elmo and Rosita are confused. He is not alone and he's not in the middle of nature, but he is convinced nature is all around them! First, Wild Nature Survivor Guy finds a tomato plant and bites into a ripe tomato. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Dirt On Dirt"  In an Earth Day themed episode, Sid wants to know what makes dirt so dirty? At school, Sid and his friends discover that dirt is really important to the Earth because it helps things grow, and it's also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even living things like bugs and worms!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Opera Contest/Maestro Martha"  The Opera Contest - An opera contest! Sounds boring! But before you know it, the kids have cooked up their own ideas of what an opera should be. Vocabulary: (E) opera, soprano, bass, quartet, accomplish (I) scene, rhyme, costume, stage, prop(s). Maestro Martha - Bad guys Pablum and Weaselgraft have a plan to turn a charity concert into a heist by using the power of music. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Voices of the Sea"  Whales and dolphins use sound to hunt, to communicate with one another, and to "see" and experience the world around them. They use ultrasound to see inside other creatures, clicks and whistles to speak, echolocation to navigate and hunt in the depths where light cannot guide them. The filmmakers dive into the depths to film these creatures and the sounds they generate. Part 3 of 3G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Sevilla"  In the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan, Rick finds that bullfighting is still politically correct and little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. He finds the city's soul in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish Quarter and the people-filled streets.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Naples and the Amalfi Coast"  Rudy explores some of Italy's great historic treasures in Pompeii, then moves to Sorrento and Capri.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Outpost of the Outback"  Located near the center of the continent, Alice Springs, Australia, is around 1,000 miles from the closest city and has a population of 28,000 people. This city may be small, but it is home to Alice Springs Desert Park, a one of kind conservation site and tourist mecca that contains both the distinct flavor of Central Australia and the local desert habitats all in one easy to explore area. Host David Yetman surveys the park's Desert Rivers, Sand Country and Woodlands habitats, which are home to kangaroos, wallabies and bilbies as well as a large variety of rodents, birds and reptiles. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Pizza on the Grill/Pizza Alla Griglia"  It's summertime at last, and Mary Ann fires up the grill -- not for burgers -- but for pizza, starting with a Roasted Vegetable Pizza topped with zucchini, eggplant, squash and red Onions. And for dessert? Even more pizza, this time a sweet, Mini-dessert Pizza topped with honey, fresh mint and sliced apricots. D

9:00 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

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Avocado"  Pati shows viewers how to pick and prime the perfect avocado, then walks them through three great recipes: Avocado and Hearts of Palm Chop Chop Salad; Pepitos: Steak and Avocado Sandwich on Crusty Bread; Coconut and Avocado Ice Cream. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup and Bread from Scratch"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "What's My Style?"  Matt and Shari tackle the basics of decorating and home projects. They start with a basic lesson in decorating styles and how to create your own style. Then, Matt shows how to build your own work bench. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Cherryholmes"  One of the greatest family bands of all time. With roots based in bluegrass, Celtic, and jazz music, CHERRYHOLMES stormed to the forefront of American bluegrass and roots music. They hit the stage with hard-driving instrumental virtuosity, explosive vocal harmonies, and various styles of original songs written by family band members. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Memphis: Memphis Mojo"  Memphis has played an important role in the history of blues, rock and roll and soul music. Host Jacob Edgar witnesses the meeting of young and old when blues veteran Bobby "Blue" Bland jams with 17-year-old guitar wizard Will Tucker. The elder statesman schools the young Tucker in the finer points of the blues, before a scorching performance at the B.B. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Amphibian Show"  Elmo and Abby are resting when suddenly it's time to play the game show, "Find that Amphibian." Elmo and Abby must find an amphibian before the game show's tadpole turns into a frog. They don't know what an amphibian is, but the announcer gives them a clue- an animal that starts out living in water. 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 Ugly Duckling"  Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect!G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Idaho Ecosystems"  Idaho has many different ecosystems, including forests, wetlands, deserts and grasslands. Why are these different ecosystems important to the plants and animals in the state? Why are they different? How are they the same? Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Beth Paragamian, North Idaho Wildlife Education Center Manager and Adare Evans, Wildlife Educator, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, will answer questions about Idaho's ecosystems.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the wonderful standard, "When I Fall In Love," and the signature lick from the James Bond theme song. Featured guests include David Tolley, Bradley Sowash and Lori Mechem. D

4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert"  Host David Yetman and expert architect Bob Vint travel around Tucson, Arizona, to see how adobe - the perfect desert building material - was used in the past and is still used today. Adobe not only has a remarkable period of longevity, but also has thermal capabilities, making it ideal for the hot dry desert. Yetman and Vint spend time at the San Xavier Mission to watch a restoration crew use new adobe to repair and restore the existing adobe exterior. D

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Where the wild things are; chances are that's where you'll find our nation's wildlife refuges. National wildlife refuges are part of a grand success story that dates back more than a century. We explore the six national refuges in Idaho: Deer Flat, Kootenai, Minidoka, Bear Lake, Grays Lake, and Camas. They are a remarkable attempt to resist the encroachments of civilization.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Tornadoes"  NOVA examines tornado science in the wake of April 2011's outbreak of deadly winds that leave a trail of destruction and kill more than 360 people. While meeting with victims and scientists, the program looks at possible improvements in tornado prediction and ways to better protect people and communities.G

7:00 pm 
America Revealed  "Food Machine"  Survivor winner, technology expert and communications attorney Yul Kwon is on a cross-country journey to discover the infrastructure that underpins modern life. He first explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans daily by riding along on a New York City pizza delivery route and then skydiving into California's Central Valley. He meets industrial and urban farmers, crop dusting pilots, long-distance bee truckers and modern cowboys. Part 1 of 4G

8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Alien Invasion"  This program explores the impact that invasive species and viruses have on environmental and human health around the world. Increasingly, foreign animal and plant species jump national and international boundaries and wreak havoc on ecosystems that offer no natural resistance or predators to the unwelcome guests. Alda looks at some of the most egregious aliens and what's being done to control them. D

9:00 pm 
Pleasure and Pain   With his customary wit and wisdom, Michael Mosley looks at the fascinating worlds of pleasure and pain. Teasing out the precise neural circuitry that allows us to experience pleasure, Mosley discovers how pleasure is at the root of our ability to make sense of the world, and how it reinforces healthy behaviors such as eating, having sex and keeping warm.G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Tornadoes"  NOVA examines tornado science in the wake of April 2011's outbreak of deadly winds that leave a trail of destruction and kill more than 360 people. While meeting with victims and scientists, the program looks at possible improvements in tornado prediction and ways to better protect people and communities.G

11:00 pm 
America Revealed  "Food Machine"  Survivor winner, technology expert and communications attorney Yul Kwon is on a cross-country journey to discover the infrastructure that underpins modern life. He first explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans daily by riding along on a New York City pizza delivery route and then skydiving into California's Central Valley. He meets industrial and urban farmers, crop dusting pilots, long-distance bee truckers and modern cowboys. Part 1 of 4G

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