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May 17, 2012
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3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel invites you to check out some great ideas from incredible K-12 classrooms. You can't help but admire and be motivated by a school for deaf and blind children who work to their fullest potential every day. Watch as difficult vocabulary is woven into every part of a 5th grade classroom, and spend some time examining the new Common Core State Standards in middle school math and English. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Groundwater"  Explains how groundwater is distributed and measures its importance to human life.G
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy"  This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize, and elect candidates who will pursue policies they favor; and the need for campaigns to increase voter turnout by educating citizens about the importance and influence of their vote. D
5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "When I Grow Up/Not Now, I'm Busy"  When I Grow Up - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When Jetta hears that Charley wants to be a Martial Arts Master when he grows up, she gives him a hard time about it. But Jetta soon learns that everyone' s dreams are valuable and worthy. Not Now, I'm Busy - Clifford's Big Idea: Help Others Clifford, Cleo and T-Bone go to KC's house to visit him, but K.C. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners"  Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends? Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Go West, Young Monkey/Meet The New Neighbors"  Go West, Young Monkey - The Doorman gets a special delivery - a Western Town to add to his amazing train set. He lets George, Steve, and Betsy assemble it, but they lose the final railroad pin that holds it all together! After helping them search, an exhausted Hundley dozes off and dreams that he's the deputy of an old West town where a stranger (George) loses the ceremonial pin that links the new railroad tracks. Can Deputy Hundley find the pin and save the day? Meet the New Neighbors - George ventures into the new neighborhood Vietnamese grocery store to buy carrots, cucumbers, and apples. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Springtime for Caillou"  Caillou's Valentines - It's Valentine's Day and Daddy surprises Mommy with a bouquet of roses at breakfast. Caillou is intrigued by the cupid on his card from Mommy. At playschool the children make valentines for all their friends. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Caboose/Arts"  The Magic Caboose - Melanie is sad because she misses her friend who is visiting relatives in India. Barney shows his friends that it's fun to go to new places and see new things by taking them on an imaginary journey on the Magic Caboose! Arts - It's a special day in the park as Barney and the little dinosaurs enjoy an Art Festival. BJ and Riff share some "musical art" and Baby Bop shares a painting of a very special friend. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Dinosaurs"  Martin and Chris arrive at Animal Junction determined to build a huge dinosaur model.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Go West, Young Monkey/Meet The New Neighbors"  Go West, Young Monkey - The Doorman gets a special delivery - a Western Town to add to his amazing train set. He lets George, Steve, and Betsy assemble it, but they lose the final railroad pin that holds it all together! After helping them search, an exhausted Hundley dozes off and dreams that he's the deputy of an old West town where a stranger (George) loses the ceremonial pin that links the new railroad tracks. Can Deputy Hundley find the pin and save the day? Meet the New Neighbors - George ventures into the new neighborhood Vietnamese grocery store to buy carrots, cucumbers, and apples. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler"  THE BIRTHDAY GIRL'S MONSTROUS GIFT - After being captured by WordGirl and locked safely in a jar on the hottest day of the year, The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so that he is able to continue terrorizing the city and ruin the Summer Winter Carnival. WordGirl must recapture The Energy Monster but will she be able to do so when an angry Eileen turns into The Birthday Girl after her new pet is taken from her? Vocabulary Words: Guzzle, Monstrous. HAL THE HAGGLER - While doing chores to save money for a new unicorn figurine, WordGirl must stop Granny May from stealing Cleopatra's Bed out of the museum. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Emperor Has Snow Clothes"  Hacker has crowned himself Emperor of Penguia and deposited the real emperor as a frozen statue in a distant corner of the site. The CyberSquad arrives just as a crippling snowstorm makes its way across Penguia in a path that seems destined to collide with their rescue. Digit uses updates on the storm's progress from cyberweathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) to help the kids track the storm. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! Web site. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie. Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   $38 is Facebook's magic number. Is it a good idea to buy into the company? Analysts weigh in. The bribery scandal in Mexico isn't slowing Walmart's earnings yet. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Born with a Shotgun"  Tempers flare as sleepless nights take their toll on Martin and Louisa, trying to comfort their wailing baby. Aunt Ruth is dealing with a thief who has stolen the hub caps from her car. A patient tells Martin she believes her son is trying to poison her.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
9:00 pm 
MI-5   A laptop containing the identities of five high level assets is stolen. One of the identified assets, Martha Ford, is close to one of Gavrik's companies. Assets begin to be killed and Martha's identity is leaked. Harry meets with Elena to tell her that someone is posing as him.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Precious Knowledge"  This documentary delves into the contentious dispute over Mexican-American studies programs in Arizona public schools. The film interweaves the stories of several students enrolled in the Mexican-American studies program at Tucson High School with interviews with teachers, parents and school officials. Also interviewed are some of the state legislators who supported legislation that has since ended the Tucson program.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Wants to Have A Ball"  Elmo's daddy has given him a dollar and he is not sure what to buy. He sees lots of things that are interesting, but decides that he wants a Stupendous Ball. The only problem is that it costs five dollars. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Don't Forget The Leaves"  Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Sicily"  Rudy crosses the Mediterranean's largest island, once the hub of the ancient world. He visits ancient ruins and climbs Mount Etna.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ecuador's Fog Forest: Mists Over The Desert"  Host David Yetman travels to the agrarian community of Loma Alta, Ecuador. This city lives in symbiosis with a cloud forest nature preserve situated in the mountains above the city. Before the area was protected, local residents exploited and decimated the forest with little regard for its ecosystem. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Onions Make The Meal/Le Cipolle Fanno Il Pasto"  Mary Ann visits Guy's garden to harvest a fresh crop of onions for two of her favorite recipes. Then it's nella cucina, where she creates a masterpiece of pastry and vegetables: the Onion Tart. And what do to with those big fat onions? Neapolitan-Style Onions, of course. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Antigua: Harboring British Interests"  18th century Antigua was home to Britain's second largest naval port, commanded by Lord Admiral Nelson. Chef Walter invokes these spirits in his preparation of Seafood Water and Pumpkin Pancakes in the shadow of a sugar plantation windmill and archeological dig. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Shermay Lee & Peranakan Cooking"  Ming explores Peranakan cooking in Singapore with chef and cookbook author Shermay Lee whose cooking is living proof that grandmothers know best. Sharing with Ming her grandmother's decades old recipe for a traditional dish, Shermay takes us, and Ming, on a culinary adventure. From finding ingredients in an outdoor market to using her family's timeworn mortar and pestle, this episode highlights the culinary history and the exotic flavors found only in Singapore. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Mediterranean Specials"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate Beef Kebabs. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Greek yogurt. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the test kitchen's secrets to perfect Greek Spinach and Feta Pie. D
10:30 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
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Decemberists/Gillian Welch"  The Decemberists highlight songs from their release The King Is Dead. Welch and her partner David Rawlings perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Peter Rabbit"  Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Butterflies"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists will answer students' questions about butterflies. Cartan-Hansen will be joined by Steve Burns, Director of Zoo Boise, and Dr. Paul Castrovillo, an entomologist and Insect Curator at the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History at the College of Idaho.G
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then he visits picturesque artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.G
4:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Death Cab for Cutie"  The Brooklyn Museum, one of the oldest and largest museums in the country, provided a majestic setting for indie rock favorite, Death Cab for Cutie. In the midst of a tour for its latest release, "Codes and Keys," the band performed for 800 fans gathered in the famous Beaux-Arts Court, surrounded by grand archways and classic European paintings on a rainy summer night. Recorded August 3, 2011, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Baby Talk"  Janet's parents are arriving to visit their new grandchild, who is already showing characteristics of a pint-sized superhero.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Forward Mr. Grainger"  Mr. Rumbold attends a management seminar for a month, leaving Mr. Grainger temporarily in charge.G
7:00 pm 
May to December  "The Way You Look Tonight"  Zoe feels inadequate when Simone boasts of how domesticated her mother was. Hillary is still infatuated with Anthony, while Vera ponders how to put her off the scent.G
7:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Showered with Gifts"  When Lionel and Jean make a stand against the ghastly country set, they become popular with the villagers, who now shower them with gifts.G
8:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Some Adventures of the Inventor of the Mother Stitch"  Hobbo (Russ Abbot) moves to town. The retired milkman regales his friends with tales of working undercover as a spy, and Alvin and Entwistle stand guard in the back of the truck to watch for enemy agents. Barry and Glenda help a new neighbor move in who turns out to be Toby (Trevor Bannister), Barry's irrascible golf captain.G
8:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Life Cycle"  Red in the possum van competes with Harold on a bicycle for distance covered on a $10 bet. Then Red shares his recipe for fire engine chili.G
9:00 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Driving Ms Fortescue"  Hyacinth is thrilled when the wealthy Mrs. Fortescue - practically an aristocrat - asks for a lift into town.G
9:30 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Tee Off, Mr. Bean"  The series opens with Mr. Bean misplacing his trousers at the laundromat. The problem solved, he goes to the Krazy Golf Course where he finds he must play without touching the ball.G
10:00 pm 
Outnumbered   There is a lot to discuss during an evening with Ben's parents, including muggers, dangerous chemicals and reenactments of the Great Plague. Mum is still suspicious Jake is hiding something and Karen decides which of the world's great religions to lead.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Spring"  Alice is busy arranging the forthcoming christening for her and Hugo's new baby girl, but there is still much deliberation over the child's full name. Geraldine is flustered and bewildered by a surprise proposition.G
11:10 pm 
My Hero  "Baby Talk"  Janet's parents are arriving to visit their new grandchild, who is already showing characteristics of a pint-sized superhero.G
11:41 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Forward Mr. Grainger"  Mr. Rumbold attends a management seminar for a month, leaving Mr. Grainger temporarily in charge.G
3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Weighing In!"  This episode explains how poor food choices and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle combine to contribute to a dramatic increase in obesity in America and explores the link between obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer.G
3:30 am 
Human Condition  "Working It Out"  This episode explains why physical fitness and regular exercise are important for individuals of all ages and focuses on physical activity as a valuable lifelong habit, as well as a way to teach teamwork and esprit de corps to children.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Outfoxed"  A mock fox hunt turns dire for Simon the Fox when he rides into dangerous terrain and is injured. The other Pine Hollow students must stop bickering to find him in time.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D
5:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "A Rose Is Still A Rose"  When Abuela Elena leaves town for a few days, she entrusts an eager Maya with the care and feeding of her prized roses. Unfortunately, while Maya's heart is in the right place, she is too eager to get Abuela's roses growing quickly. Miguel, meanwhile, wants to become a wrestler and begins taking lessons from Gus "El Guamazo" Lopez, former luchador. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D
6:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Organic Root Vegetables"  The Pences prepare braised pork shoulder with caramelized carrots and potatoes and seared flat-iron steak with oven-roasted carrot salad.G
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Life on the Run"  In this fast-paced world, it can't be realistic to cook and serve healthy family meals every night. Is it true? In this wild life, can a home cook eat well and not go mad? In this practical show, Christina will go from main course to dessert quickly, easily and deliciously. D
7:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "German Immigration to the U.S."  NULL
7:30 am 
OpenRoad  "Half Dome and Evergreen Lodge"  Yosemite on Stone - This show hits the iconic Half Dome as well as the lesser-know attractions of the northwest side of the park. Best of the West - Wildlife - Bears at Pack Creek in southeast Alaska, critters of the sea in underwater Hawaii and winter migrations of wildfowl and native Tule Elk in California's Central Valley. Legend of the West - Recycling artist, Patrick Amiot. D
8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Wet: Learn About Water, In All Its Forms, In Your garden"  Host Jamie Durie explores xeriscaping at the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California. In Philadelphia Paul Epsom learns about water features for gardens.G
8:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Roubo Bookstand"  One piece of walnut makes a beautiful bookstand as we follow the formula of an old French master. D
9:00 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Classic Wall Mirror"  The delicate molding details catch your eye, but it's the unique display shelf that sets this Arts & Crafts inspired wall mirror apart. Learn the techniques for getting flawless fits as the Woodsmith editors build this classic heirloom project. D
9:30 am 
Growing Bolder  "A Beautiful View"  Finding His Purpose Late in Life - Artist Robert Sutz is a messenger for beautiful people filled with horrific memories. Sutz, 82, is creating what he calls irrefutable evidence of one of the darkest chapters in human history -- the Holocaust. He calls it proof for those who don't believe and a painful reminder to those who might forget. D
10:00 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Summer Garden"  Susan's home is Portland, Oregon the city of roses. Rose gardens dart the urban landscape and provide beauty for all to enjoy. This painting titled, "Summer Garden" recounts wonderful memories of walking through Monet's gardens. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Glacier Lake"  Bundle up with Bob Ross when you visit this towering ice mountain, protecting the misty falls and cold valley below. D
11:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
11:30 am 
Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth  "The Bertinet Kitchen, Bath"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: IV"  This episode is the fourth segment of the four-part review of the entire series and features Raquel talking about her experiences since arriving in Mexico.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Siempre Lo Amo'"  This episode is the final episode of the Destinos series.G
1:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 7. Many Students: Many Voices and Abilities"  Each student has an individual perspective to share with the world. In this session, you will learn about ways to celebrate their uniqueness, providing an atmosphere in the classroom in which each student plays a respected and respectful role in conversations surrounding literature. You will see how background, reading levels, language acquisition levels, and other personal characteristics allow for the formulation of multiple perspectives that add significantly to a group. D
2:00 pm 
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
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Static Electricity"  Eighteenth-century electricians knew how to spark the interest of an audience with the principles of static electricity. D
3:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Weighing In!"  This episode explains how poor food choices and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle combine to contribute to a dramatic increase in obesity in America and explores the link between obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer.G
3:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Working It Out"  This episode explains why physical fitness and regular exercise are important for individuals of all ages and focuses on physical activity as a valuable lifelong habit, as well as a way to teach teamwork and esprit de corps to children.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Outfoxed"  A mock fox hunt turns dire for Simon the Fox when he rides into dangerous terrain and is injured. The other Pine Hollow students must stop bickering to find him in time.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Emperor Has Snow Clothes"  Hacker has crowned himself Emperor of Penguia and deposited the real emperor as a frozen statue in a distant corner of the site. The CyberSquad arrives just as a crippling snowstorm makes its way across Penguia in a path that seems destined to collide with their rescue. Digit uses updates on the storm's progress from cyberweathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) to help the kids track the storm. D
6:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Organic Root Vegetables"  The Pences prepare braised pork shoulder with caramelized carrots and potatoes and seared flat-iron steak with oven-roasted carrot salad.G
6:30 pm 
Christina Cooks  "Life on the Run"  In this fast-paced world, it can't be realistic to cook and serve healthy family meals every night. Is it true? In this wild life, can a home cook eat well and not go mad? In this practical show, Christina will go from main course to dessert quickly, easily and deliciously. D
7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "German Immigration to the U.S."  NULL
7:30 pm 
OpenRoad  "Half Dome and Evergreen Lodge"  Yosemite on Stone - This show hits the iconic Half Dome as well as the lesser-know attractions of the northwest side of the park. Best of the West - Wildlife - Bears at Pack Creek in southeast Alaska, critters of the sea in underwater Hawaii and winter migrations of wildfowl and native Tule Elk in California's Central Valley. Legend of the West - Recycling artist, Patrick Amiot. D
8:00 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Wet: Learn About Water, In All Its Forms, In Your garden"  Host Jamie Durie explores xeriscaping at the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California. In Philadelphia Paul Epsom learns about water features for gardens.G
8:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Roubo Bookstand"  One piece of walnut makes a beautiful bookstand as we follow the formula of an old French master. D
9:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Classic Wall Mirror"  The delicate molding details catch your eye, but it's the unique display shelf that sets this Arts & Crafts inspired wall mirror apart. Learn the techniques for getting flawless fits as the Woodsmith editors build this classic heirloom project. D
9:30 pm 
Growing Bolder  "A Beautiful View"  Finding His Purpose Late in Life - Artist Robert Sutz is a messenger for beautiful people filled with horrific memories. Sutz, 82, is creating what he calls irrefutable evidence of one of the darkest chapters in human history -- the Holocaust. He calls it proof for those who don't believe and a painful reminder to those who might forget. D
10:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Summer Garden"  Susan's home is Portland, Oregon the city of roses. Rose gardens dart the urban landscape and provide beauty for all to enjoy. This painting titled, "Summer Garden" recounts wonderful memories of walking through Monet's gardens. D
10:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Glacier Lake"  Bundle up with Bob Ross when you visit this towering ice mountain, protecting the misty falls and cold valley below. D
11:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
11:30 pm 
Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth  "The Bertinet Kitchen, Bath"  NULL
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Hell of a Nation/Omelette"  HELL OF A NATION: In Afghanistan in 2003, the road to becoming a delegate was almost as difficult as the terrain itself; only a fraction of Afghans would be elected to attend the country's constitutional convention, the Loya Jirga. This program offers an intimate look at two candidates struggling to participate in this landmark event. OMELETTE: While a woman in Sofia tries makes an omelette, we learn how difficult it is to make ends meet. D
4:00 am 
Global Voices  "Motherland Afghanistan"  One in seven Afghan women currently dies in childbirth. MOTHERLAND AFGHANISTAN introduces the women behind these devastating statistics. Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi examines her father's works as an OB/GYN as he struggles to make a difference, first at Kabul's recently renamed Laura Bush Maternity Ward and then in an isolated provincial hospital, where patients often travel for several days to get treatment. D
5:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Larry W. Reed"  Quick: who is the world's first economist? Many of you will answer, correctly, Adam Smith, who is often named as such. Who is still the world's foremost economist? Surprisingly, the same name comes up. The author of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, usually abbreviated simply as The Wealth of Nations, is still a shining light in his chosen science, which he practically pioneered from scratch. D
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Bipolar Disorder"  Once called manic depression, bipolar disorder is a mental illness caused by a chemical change in the brain. People who suffer from this disease often have unusual mood changes, energy shifts, and difficulty with daily activities. Dramatic symptoms can result in loss of jobs, relationships, and even suicide. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
7:00 am 
Bones of Turkana   Filmmakers follow Richard Leakey, paleo-anthropologist, conservationist, statesman and provocateur, along with his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and the fossil-hunters of the Turkana Basin Institute on a recent dig on the shores of a mercurial lake. What emerges is both a portrait of a remarkable family and a dramatic tale of a place that, impacted by momentous climate change, has never ceased being the cauldron of human evolution.G
8:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Silver Pharaoh"  The discovery in 1939 of a royal tomb full of lavish jewels and other treasures, and the only-known sarcophagus made of silver all lie forgotten in Cairo with the outbreak of World War II. Now, new investigations into the little-known Pharaoh Psusennes I and his times reveal political intrigue, a lost city and a great leader who united a country in turmoil some 200 years after Ramses II.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Emerson (actor). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Carole King (singer/songwriter). D
11:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Larry W. Reed"  Quick: who is the world's first economist? Many of you will answer, correctly, Adam Smith, who is often named as such. Who is still the world's foremost economist? Surprisingly, the same name comes up. The author of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, usually abbreviated simply as The Wealth of Nations, is still a shining light in his chosen science, which he practically pioneered from scratch. D
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Bipolar Disorder"  Once called manic depression, bipolar disorder is a mental illness caused by a chemical change in the brain. People who suffer from this disease often have unusual mood changes, energy shifts, and difficulty with daily activities. Dramatic symptoms can result in loss of jobs, relationships, and even suicide. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
1:00 pm 
Bones of Turkana   Filmmakers follow Richard Leakey, paleo-anthropologist, conservationist, statesman and provocateur, along with his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and the fossil-hunters of the Turkana Basin Institute on a recent dig on the shores of a mercurial lake. What emerges is both a portrait of a remarkable family and a dramatic tale of a place that, impacted by momentous climate change, has never ceased being the cauldron of human evolution.G
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
6:00 pm 
Bones of Turkana   Filmmakers follow Richard Leakey, paleo-anthropologist, conservationist, statesman and provocateur, along with his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and the fossil-hunters of the Turkana Basin Institute on a recent dig on the shores of a mercurial lake. What emerges is both a portrait of a remarkable family and a dramatic tale of a place that, impacted by momentous climate change, has never ceased being the cauldron of human evolution.G
7:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Silver Pharaoh"  The discovery in 1939 of a royal tomb full of lavish jewels and other treasures, and the only-known sarcophagus made of silver all lie forgotten in Cairo with the outbreak of World War II. Now, new investigations into the little-known Pharaoh Psusennes I and his times reveal political intrigue, a lost city and a great leader who united a country in turmoil some 200 years after Ramses II.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Bones of Turkana   Filmmakers follow Richard Leakey, paleo-anthropologist, conservationist, statesman and provocateur, along with his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and the fossil-hunters of the Turkana Basin Institute on a recent dig on the shores of a mercurial lake. What emerges is both a portrait of a remarkable family and a dramatic tale of a place that, impacted by momentous climate change, has never ceased being the cauldron of human evolution.G

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