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July 17, 2013
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2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Web Master/The Big Sleepy"  George uses tarps, trees and his web spinning skills to protect a newly painted statue in the park.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble!"  Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Out to Launch"  When Francine calls Hector a liar on a neighborhood billboard, The Electric Company has to work together to help clear Hector's name. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back"  The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  (topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. The kids must master the properties of symmetry before Hacker destroys beauty, balance and harmony throughout all of cyberspace! The Big Idea: Symmetries are patterns you can find hidden within many objects that create balance, order, and a pleasing regularity in the world around us. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Eureka' Is Not A Brand of Dog Food"  Ruff's owner is running him ragged making him fetch, so he sends Emmie and Shreya to build him a vehicle he can ride on so he doesn't have to run. He then sends Jay and Marco to invent another device that will make his life easier. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, did the Chairman of the Federal Reserve finally say something to calm the markets? And, as competition among grocery stores heats up, you'll never guess what some are doing to get their hands on your food dollars. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story"  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Joy Adamson's book about an orphaned lion cub named Elsa and the lion's later release back into the wild, this film follows the challenges of making the award-winning movie from the book. It also looks at the real-life drama Joy and her husband faced as pioneering conservationists.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Machu Picchu"  NOVA joins a new generation of archaeologists as they probe areas of Peru's Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas. They unearth burials of the people who built the site, and seek answers to origins of the city, high in the Andes and deserted by the time of the Spanish conquistadors. Recent work has uncovered new areas of the city and advanced new theories about it.G
9:00 pm 
Nazi Mega Weapons  "Atlantic Wall"  To protect occupied Europe from the Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France to Norway. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Wild Africa  "Jungle"  At Africa's heart, there is a vast tropical rainforest - a bubbling cauldron of evolution, a giant experiment with life. This film shows how plants dominate this green world by employing poisons, recruiting defensive armies, feeding off the dead, and enslaving animals for pollination and seed dispersal. For predatory animals, they must first find their prey in this tangled place, and evade toxins found among animals and plants. Part 5 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Filmmaker Dawn Porter"  Marcia Franklin interviews film producer Dawn Porter, whose documentary "Gideon's Army" follows several public defenders in the south as they struggle not only to help their clients, but also to stay afloat financially and emotionally. The two discuss why Porter wanted to make the film, and what she learned about the public defender system 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that all Americans, regardless of their economic status, have a right to an attorney when accused of a crime.G
4:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Vespers"  Absolutely one of "alternative Nashville's" biggest buzz bands, the Vespers feature sisters Callie and Phoebe Cryar and brothers Bruno and Taylor Jones. Their hard-to-pin-down sound leads to a fresh and dynamic mixture of folk, rock and Appalachian stomp, a place where banjos battle drums and fuzz-toned guitars shred mountain ballads, all held together by the Cryar sisters' saintly/sinful harmonies. The Huffington Post's Michael Bialas recently dubbed them ". D
4:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Dancehall Marathon"  The most popular music in Jamaica today is the hard-edged sounds of dancehall. In this episode, Edgar experiences the power of the movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   Mischief Night is approaching and the folks of Lark Rise and Candleford are excitedly planning tricks to play on their neighbors. But Laura is in no mood for silly pranks - Fisher Bloom has returned, intent on winning her back.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Painted In Blood, Part 1"  Joyce Barnaby is in Midsomer Florey with a group of amateur painters when she finds the body of one of the members of the group. The dead woman however is not who she seems. But as the puzzle starts to get interesting, Barnaby is taken off the case because of Joyce's involvement. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Endeavour, Series I: Fugue"  Before Inspector Morse, there was the rookie Constable Morse, fed up with police work and ready to nip his career in the bud by handing in his resignation. That is, until a murder turned up that only he could solve. Shaun Evans (The Take, The Virgin Queen) stars as the young Endeavour Morse, before his signature red Jaguar but with his deductive powers already running in high gear. D
9:30 pm 
Scott & Bailey   Detective Constable Rachel Bailey, 30, is a friend and colleague of Detective Constable Janet Scott, 56, on the Manchester Metropolitan Police Murder Investigation Team. Recently dumped by her married lover Nick Savage, Rachel joins Janet to investigate the death of a pregnant Turkish girl. Meanwhile Janet is approached by an old friend to reopen a cold case.G
10:30 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S2 E1"  The second season begins in 1958. Returning from a long day of duties, nurse Jenny Lee finds the Nonnatus House community gathered to wish her a happy birthday, before she, Chummy, Trixie and Cynthia head off to the cinema. However, the midwife's good cheer is short-lived when the next day she is assigned a new patient, Molly Brignall.G
11:30 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   Mischief Night is approaching and the folks of Lark Rise and Candleford are excitedly planning tricks to play on their neighbors. But Laura is in no mood for silly pranks - Fisher Bloom has returned, intent on winning her back.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  (topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. The kids must master the properties of symmetry before Hacker destroys beauty, balance and harmony throughout all of cyberspace! The Big Idea: Symmetries are patterns you can find hidden within many objects that create balance, order, and a pleasing regularity in the world around us. D
6:00 pm 
It's Sew Easy  "Insider Tips"  We're going to let you in on some very important secrets. The experts are on hand to show you some of the tips they use for specialty garments. Did you ever see a dress on the runway and wonder just how did they do that? Jim Suzio is here to show you - with fabulous insider tips for totally amazing gowns. D
6:30 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Spring Blossoms"  Bring a touch of spring into your home to enjoy all year long. Blossoms of tulips, primroses and narcissi, can be painted using delicate hues or bright jewel tones the choice is yours. Paint the same subject several times for gift giving by creating and customizing accent colors to meet your friends' tastes. D
7:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. Recipes: Bruschetta Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Greens, Clams with Chorizo and Orange, and Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Maple Syrup Compote. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Grains"  By now we all know that eating whole grains is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and supermarket shelves are stocked with a greater variety than ever before. Martha provides an overview of the most popular grains, including quinoa and bulgur wheat, and teaches different cooking methods. Be inspired to prepare her recipes - which can be tossed together in no time - for breakfast, lunch or dinner. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Toilet/Patching A Lawn with Grass Seed"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to help a homeowner install a toilet. Then, Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom shares a viewer tip about driving eye screws. Roger and Kevin patch a lawn with grass seed. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Wild Mushroom Lasagna & Grilled Pepper Salad"  Joanne unlocks the mystery of preparing lasagna using dry pasta for her student Aggie, and gives a hands-on lesson on grilling peppers over the gas stove. Recipes: (1) LASAGNE WITH WILD MUSHROOMS, LEEKS, AND GORGONZOLA, (2) GRILLED SALAD WITH PEPPERS, OLIVES, AND CAPERBERRIES. Student: Aggie Gettys - Music Industry Promoter. D
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tomatillos"  Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. In this episode, Pati will show you where to find tomatillos, how to cook with them and offers tips and tricks for creating amazing dishes. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "The Animal House"  From termites' towering metropolises to prairie dogs' underground cities complete with heating, cooling and intersecting highways, NATURE goes above ground and underground on this tour of the homelife of wildlife. Guided by instinct, animal architects have developed some of the most innovative and practical dwellings in the world.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour   For many, the name Michael Graves is synonymous with the "whistling bird" Alessi teakettle and an array of affordably stylish household products bearing the Graves Design imprint at Target stores. But Graves is also a renowned architect who transformed America's built environment with buildings in the 1980s that took a whimsical approach to classical forms. In early 2003, in the midst of his successful career, a mysterious and potentially fatal illness left him partially paralyzed. D
5:30 pm 
POV  "Only The Young"  "Only the Young" follows three unconventional Christian teenagers coming of age in a small Southern California town. Skateboarders Garrison and Kevin, and Garrison's on-and-off girlfriend, Skye, wrestle with the eternal questions of youth: friendship, true love and the promise of the future. Yet their lives are also touched by the distress signals of contemporary America -- foreclosed homes, abandoned businesses and adults in financial trouble. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Real CSI"  From the courtroom to the living room (thanks to the hit television series CSI), forensic science is king. Expertise on fingerprints, ballistics and bite mark analysis is routinely called on to solve the most difficult criminal cases - and to put the guilty behind bars. But how reliable is the science behind forensics? A FRONTLINE investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, did the Chairman of the Federal Reserve finally say something to calm the markets? And, as competition among grocery stores heats up, you'll never guess what some are doing to get their hands on your food dollars. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Spice Trails"  Merrilees Parker, Padma Lakshmi, Tyler Florence and Peter Gordon trace how control of the world's spice trails has made great cities and destroyed ancient civilizations. Visits include the Moluccas Islands of Indonesia, home to cloves and nutmeg, and the Indian province of Kerala with its native pepper and cardamom. They check out secrets of Chinese five-spice powder and Middle Eastern harissa.G

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