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January 18, 2013
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12:30 pm 
Caillou  "The World Around Me!"  Caillou is excited when Miss Martin takes him and his friends to the park for some special activities. They have a beanbag race, but the rules are not easy to grasp, and the kids have a few comical mishaps in the process. Caillou discovers that you don't always have to win to be proud of yourself. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Big Brother Rusty: China"  Barney's excited to find out that Rusty's family is adopting a new baby girl from China; however, Rusty feels differently. He's not sure if he's going to be a good brother, and he doesn't know much about China. Barney takes him, BJ and Baby Bop on an adventure to China where he can learn more about his new sister's heritage. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Working Well"  Alicia Botti, the famous opera singer, is coming to Sodor. Thomas is bubbling with pride that he is to collect her and take her to the Town Hall for the grand concert. Also arriving that day is a new engine named Charlie. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Down Under/Bright Lights, Little Monkey"  Monkey Down Under - G'Day Mate! George and The Man with the Yellow Hat visit the land down under for an Australian outback safari adventure! While the Man goes sightseeing for sea cows, George stays behind to investigate footprints in the sand. Could it be a mysterious hopping clown rabbit? Or perhaps.a baby kangaroo! Bright Lights, Little Monkey - George, Allie, and Bill go on a late-night search for a mysterious creature - the Perseids. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "A Vote for Becky/Class Act"  A Vote for Becky: It's Election Day! Mrs. Botsford is running for D.A. and Becky is running for student council president. Tobey decides to run against Becky and uses his robots to distract WordGirl. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Neck and Neck"  As Chris and Martin search for the answer to why giraffes have long necks, a mischievous giraffe begins secretly taking Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)"  The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "A Whole Flock of Cheese"  Chet has gone on a cheese craze, replacing everything in the doghouse (including the furniture) with cheese-inspiring Ruff to send Emmie on a cheese-themed challenge. Meanwhile, Ruff is searching for his long-lost parents and decides to employ the help of a carrier pigeon. He sends Jay and Rubye out to learn about carrier pigeons and then compete in a race against one!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Norwegian Cruise Lines sails to big gains on its first day as a publicly traded company. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with the company's CEO Kevin Sheehan. Is the IPO market ready to takeoff in 2013. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. On the first of two inauguration specials examining the advocacy group "Common Good's" proposals to end bureaucratic gridlock and get the United States moving forward, Need to Know anchor Jeff Greenfield explores why it now takes nearly four times as long to complete infrastructure projects in the United States than it did in the 1970's. By comparison, correspondent Rick Karr reports on how German political parties of every stripe are now backing a multi-billion-dollar plan that is expected to end German use of fossil fuels by 2050. D
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
9:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "L'Elisir d'Amore"  Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani, as the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino, star in Bartlett Sher's new production of this comic gem by Gaetano Donizetti. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts the performance sung in Italian with English subtitles.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Forest Fire/The Lost Bird"  When a forest fire comes to woods not far from the family nest at Pteranodon Terrace, the family takes the Dinosaur Train to visit a nearby area where a fire has already been, and the Conductor leads the kids on a Nature Tracker hike through the woods to see how new life is growing back - even after the forest fire's devastation. Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train for a playdate with their old friend Petey Peteinosaurus, and learn that the train has added a new Aviary Car, for their various flying passengers. Suddenly, they are joined by a lost bird named Judy Jehelornis, who was displaced by the recent forest fires, and can't remember where her home is. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. 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 
Wild Kratts  "Zig-Zagged"  Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Electricity"  Electricity is a basic form of energy. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist Dr. John Gardner, Director, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute, Boise State University, answer students' questions about electricity.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play a blues chord progression often used in jazz tunes, an easy bluesy-sounding trick for your right hand and the signature lick from Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis." We also go on-location with five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, and gain his insights on what it's like performing in a major concert tour. Other featured artists include Bradley Sowash, Dave Powers and David Tolley. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Tigers Fighting Back"  Across Asia, the fight to save tigers is being waged on many fronts. Leading the charge are three men whose mission is to understand tigers using science. The challenge these biological detectives face is enormous: over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Tigers Fighting Back"  Across Asia, the fight to save tigers is being waged on many fronts. Leading the charge are three men whose mission is to understand tigers using science. The challenge these biological detectives face is enormous: over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. D
8:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "The Surprise Salmon"  In Alaska, North America's highest mountains and most active volcanoes erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists are just beginning to piece together the events of nearly 2,000 years ago when one race of salmon faces the death of its river and is forced back to the open ocean - on an extraordinary adventure.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Spain"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. D
9:30 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Botswana: Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans"  Host Darley Newman leads a horseback journey through the delta wilderness area and the lunar-like Makgadikgadi Pans, meeting wildlife and people of the Southern African nation.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Tigers Fighting Back"  Across Asia, the fight to save tigers is being waged on many fronts. Leading the charge are three men whose mission is to understand tigers using science. The challenge these biological detectives face is enormous: over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. D
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama.G
1:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Anatomy of a Corporate Takeover"  Merger mania presents an alarming array of ethical problems. Debating the issues are T. Boone Pickens; chief executives from Borg-Warner, Goodyear, and Berkshire Hathaway; economist Lester Thurow; and Senator Tim Wirth.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Byzantine Empire"  From Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire carries on the traditions of Greece and Rome.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Byzantium"  Nearly one thousand years after the fall of Rome, Constantinople is conquered by the forces of Islam.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Professor Miller brings the American story to 1763 with the Peace of Paris and English dominance in America. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Mammals"  Mikki and friends travel to Africa to check out cheetah science. Oh, baby! Matt, Kyndal and Danny track the growth patterns of newborn animals at the Minnesota Zoo. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you walk a cheetah on a leash?. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Is A Biz Kid?"  You'll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kids identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Join us and you'll meet a skateboard designer, a rap music producer, a boy who started a rock-a-thon to raise money for hospital rocking chairs, and more. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)"  The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Steaming"  Steaming is one of the fastest and healthiest ways to cook - and it's not just for vegetables. In this lesson, Martha demonstrates a variety of steaming techniques and tools that allow you to make complete meals in just minutes. She'll show you how to cook chicken breasts in parchment paper for moist, flavorful meat, as well as how to clean and steam mussels. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, The Big Finish"  The last details come together for the Cambridge project finale: granite posts set off the landscape and the revived vintage doorbell crowns the foyer. Designers Dee Elms and Andrew Terrat bring exquisite punches of color that make the sleek, white Scandinavian modern interior come alive from top to bottom. Homeowners Sally Peterson and John Stone are delighted, as the crew gives a final salute!. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Hong Kong - Asia's World City"  Joseph takes in luxury hotels, designer shops and Michelin-star restaurants. He also explores local neighborhoods, colorful markets, places of natural beauty, and meets people who retain their connections to their customs and traditions.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jason Santos & Pounding Meat"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates one of the best ways to give home chefs more options with meat and fish - by pounding. Pounding tenderizes the meat, makes it thinner for faster cooking, and makes food go farther. Using this technique with some mystery ingredients, Chef Jason Santos of Boston's Blue Inc., joins Ming to cook on the fly and invent two completely new dishes: New Style Sashimi with Soy-Lemon Syrup & Curry-Coriander Oil and Buttermilk Fried Pork Loin with a Heirloom Tomato Salad. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "France: The Ursulines"  Chef Folse explores the contributions of Louisiana's unlikely pioneers: the missionaries, priests and nuns. Sister Joan Marie Aycock introduces us to a bit of Louisiana's early "morality" and the contributions of the Ursuline nuns. Chef Folse visits with Tommy Adkins as he demonstrates French bread making on the Louisiana frontier. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
1:30 pm 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D
2:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
6:30 pm 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D
7:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Norwegian Cruise Lines sails to big gains on its first day as a publicly traded company. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with the company's CEO Kevin Sheehan. Is the IPO market ready to takeoff in 2013. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
11:30 pm 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D

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