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December 19, 2011
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1:00 am 
Note By Note (The Making of Steinway L1037)   This film follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand piano, #L1037, from forest floor to concert hall. The process spans 12 months, 12,000 parts, 450 craftsmen and many hours of fine-tuned labor. The film also explores the relationship between musician and instrument. Interspersed are interviews and impromptu performances when world-class artists come to shop and test drive pianos at the Steinway showroom in New York City.G

2:00 am 
Flight of Faith: The Jesus Story   Soaring over the Holy Land, this film focuses on the places connected with Jesus' life and ministry from an aerial perspective. Beginning in Nazareth, the scene moves across the Judean Desert to Bethlehem. Authors, scholars, archaeologists and local residents provide insight in this chronological story of the life of Jesus. Designations include the Mount of the Beatitudes, Peter's home in Galilee, Cana and Bethsaida.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Kia Rio"  Road Test: 2012 Kia Rio. Road Test: 2012 Porsche Cayman R. Goss' Garage: Oil Coolers. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack's Big Jump"  Jack Be Nimble is getting ready for his big jump over eight candlesticks! He tries to jump over them, but instead he knocks them over and falls. Jack runs away and hides. He messed up and now is having trouble jumping. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "That's The Way The Ball Bounces"  Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce! (Educational objective - Elasticity). D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Dog Did It/Martha Out West"  The Dog Did It - Martha shares the Great Oral History of Dogs with Helen, TD, and Truman. According to Martha, dogs gave humans lots of stuff: fire, philosophy, physics, art, and even language. Could this explain why Shakespeare's hero is named Hamlet? Vocabulary: (E) primitive, civilization, prehistor(y)(ic), ancient, philosopher, origin (I) stone(s), fire, cave(man)(boy)(girl)(dog) (kids), history. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "The Desert Lions"  In the mid-1980s, carnivore specialist Philip Stander first observed a population of lions hunting sea lion on Africa's wild and forbidding Skeleton Coast. They carried their kill miles inland in the Namib Desert. After seeming to disappear for two decades, the lions reappear, and Stander is determined to learn their story.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Amalfi Coast"  Rick visits the trendy resort of Positano on the Amalfi coastline, south of Naples. He also takes in the charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples of Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto beneath the Isle of Capri.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Seattle"  A hip, happening urban center surrounded by natural beauty, Seattle combines city life with the great outdoors. Rudy explores the vibrant downtown, samples microbrews and lattes, noses around Seattle's neighborhoods and hops aboard a ferry. Excursions take us hiking at magnificent Mount Rainier and boating through the San Juan Islands in search of whales. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Treasures of the Galapagos"  The second of three episodes in the Galapagos Islands finds host David Yetman hunting large cacti on a desert island. Along the way, he discovers flamingos in the middle of a huge lava lake, ghost crabs (so named for their quick disappearing act) and a variety of plant species endemic to certain islands. Yetman also explores the nesting grounds of sea turtles and finds a unique post office on the island of Floreana where pirates and whalers have used the same wooden container for centuries to leave or take mail depending on its destination. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Black Eyed Peas, Smothered Cabbage, Beef Brisket with Horseradish, and Cornbread. D

9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  Lidia and her good friend, Angelo Vivolo, visit one of his favorite Italian-American spots in Brooklyn: Faicco's Pork Store. Also in Brooklyn, Lidia discovers Frankie's Spuntino, two young Italian Americans who are cooking Italian-American food with a modern twist. Tanya helps Lidia two classic crowd-pleasers: Spaghetti Carbonara and Sausage and Peppers. D

9:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "London"  Rudy roams the Borough Market where locals gather to shop among pyramids of cheese, baskets of oysters and other displays of fresh fish, game and pastries at the site where a market has existed since the 1st century AD. He also visits the ethnic neighborhood of Spitalfields, takes a speedboat ride on the Thames and goes bar hopping in Soho and Camden Town.G

10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Company Is Coming"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful menu that is perfect to serve to guests. "Fancy Stuffed Peppers," is a delicious, lighter version of a classic recipe. "Velvety Carrot Soup," tastes rich and creamy without the use of any dairy products and "Sweet and Savory Kale" makes a crowd-pleasing side dish. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old Fashioned Pork"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make crispy Pan-Fried Pork chops. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing vacuum sealers. and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Pork Pot roast using a slow cooker. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"  The singer, composer and bass prodigy debuts on the Austin City Limits stage with a mix of jazz, soul and Brazillian pop. Torch singer Peyroux presents songs from her album, Bare Bones.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower"  Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Derek The Deinonychus/Don's Dragonfly"  Derek the Deinonychus - Buddy, Tiny and Mom visit a family of Deinonychus, dinosaurs with large, sharp toe-claws. They meet a kid named Derek who uses his toe-claws to not only hunt with but to carve great art! Don's Dragonfly - Don makes a new friend with red feet, a dragonfly named Howard. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Little Red Hen"  "Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red?G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Aardvark Town"  When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Flight"  How do planes stay up in the air? We have to overcome four physical forces to fly, so do birds and bugs and anything else that wants to soar. So, what are those forces? Why does the shape of a wing make a difference in flight? Why are birds especially built for flight? Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Frank Lester, education coordinator for the aeronautics division of the Idaho Transportation Department and Pilot Lori MacNichol answer questions about flight.G

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice: Serene, Decadent, and Still Kicking"  Rick traces the city's history. He visits famous tourist haunts and experiences places sought out by local residents in this opening episode of a new season of shows.G

4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Sea of Cortez: Then and Now"  NULL

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "The Netherlands"  Brianna Barnes learns about Dutch resistance to Spanish rule, enjoys modern art in The Hague and surfs the North Sea in Sheveningen as she cycles around the low-lying country. She earns her witch's certificate in the medieval town of Oudewater, discovers the history of the tulip in Leiden.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G

8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Urban Peregrine Falcons, Car camping, Oregon Rain Beetles"  NULL

8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful"  In the New River Gorge Joseph paddles the gentle New River and then battles to stay afloat on the raging Gauley. Along the way he bikes up a mountain trail, rappels down the gorge's face and experiences West Virginia's coal mining past. D

9:00 pm 
Kevin Kirk & Onomatopoeia In Concert   This one-hour concert documentary features performances from a January 2009 concert in Boise and interviews with the Idaho musicians who create jazz that is eclectic, high-energy, "practically unboxable." Members and alumni of the Treasure Valley Youth Symphony add a symphonic sound to the Idaho Public Television production.G

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "The Netherlands"  Brianna Barnes learns about Dutch resistance to Spanish rule, enjoys modern art in The Hague and surfs the North Sea in Sheveningen as she cycles around the low-lying country. She earns her witch's certificate in the medieval town of Oudewater, discovers the history of the tulip in Leiden.G

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G

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