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May 19, 2017
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1:00 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Harmonious Math"  All sound is the product of airwaves crashing against our eardrums. The mathematical technique for understanding this and other wave phenomena is called the Fourier analysis, which allows the disentangling of a complex wave into basic waves called sinusoids, or sine waves. In this unit we discover how the Fourier analysis is used in creating electronic music and underpins all digital technology. D
1:30 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Connecting with Networks"  Connections can be physical, as with bridges, or immaterial, as with friendships. Both types of connections can be understood using the same mathematical framework called network theory, or graph theory, which is a way to abstract and quantify the notion of connectivity. This unit looks at how this branch of mathematics provides insights into extremely complicated networks such as ecosystems. D
2:00 am 
Ethics In America  "To Defend A Killer"  What rights do the guilty have? Ethical dilemmas of our criminal justice system are discussed by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, defense attorney Jack Litman, and philosopher John Smith of Yale.G
3:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Things Fall Apart"  In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. The perspectives of readers from around the world reveal the novel's universal themes. D
3:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "One Hundred Years of Solitude"  Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel. D
4:00 am 
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
4:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The American Republic"  The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society.G
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Unexpected Offers/The Audition"  After an exam, Rebecca goes to the audition with her friend Bill and the studio manager invites Rebecca to sing - she performs "Dreamcatcher."G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
7:00 am 
Odd Squad  "Soundcheck/Double Trouble"  Soundcheck - Olive and Otto must figure out how and why things are disappearing around town when all Otto wants to do is listen to a song by his favorite band, Soundcheck. Curriculum: Number operations; subtraction. Double Trouble - Debbie from Debbie's Pizzeria has doubled. D
7:30 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D
8:00 am 
Nature Cat  "The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party"  The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. D
8:30 am 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Blockette Problem/The Tulip Problem"  The Blockette Problem - Radio City Music Hall. When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical. Primary Content: Symmetry; Secondary Content: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height. D
9:30 am 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
10:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon"  Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. D
11:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
11:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
12:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Be Yourself"  Scruff's Makeover Scruff works at the Waste Dump. When Sir Topham Hatt sees how rusty and dirty Scruff looks, he insists that he goes straight to the Steamworks to be repainted. Soon the other engines are telling Scruff how smart he looks, so he decides he doesn't want to work at the dirty Waste Dump anymore. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Paws and Effect/The Trouble with Teddy"  Paws and Effect - When Martha gets a piece of glass in her paw, everyone realizes that littering hurts more than the environment. But what can they do about it? As Alice, Helen, and TD know, protecting the environment (and paws) is important, but it is easier said than done. Vocabulary: (E) discard(ed)(ing), litter(ed)(ing), thoughtless, debris, recycle(d)(ing) (I) careless(ly), trash, important, broke(n), injured. D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "El Queso Mysterioso/Putt with Honor"  EL QUESO MYSTERIOSO - It's the day of the Magical Magicians Convention, and the entire Botsford family is excited to go and see their favorite magician, El Mysterioso, perform live. Everyone except Becky, that is, who would much rather be at the Pretty Princess book signing across the street. But Mr. Botsford emphasizes how important it is that they spend the day as a family. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party"  The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. D
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Stars of the Tides"  When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Crime at Shapely Manor"  Crime at Shapely Manor - Olive and Otto are sent to Shapely Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people. Curriculum: Geometry. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, three stocks that our market monitor says could see double-digit returns over the next year or so. Plus, why Californians are using less water but paying more for it. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Being Miranda July"  Director, writer, and artist Miranda July talks to host Marcia Franklin about her life and work. July discusses the inspirations for her work, her creative process, and how becoming a mother has changed her. The conversation was filmed in September 2016 at the Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum, as part of an event sponsored by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G
8:30 pm 
Articulate with Jim Cotter  "The Ghetto Potter"  The ceramics of Roberto Lugo pay homage to their classical past but are firmly rooted in the realities of his inner city upbringing. Changing Minds About Climate Change - Two artists are helping to reinvigorate the conversation about climate change by presenting its truths more... artfully. Gerald Busby's Lust for Life - Composer Gerald Busby could not have guessed that after surviving heartbreak, HIV and drug addiction, he would experience an artistic rebirth in his twilight years.G
9:00 pm 
James Beard: American Masters   Experience a century of food through the life of iconic chef James Beard. The quintessential American cook, he hosted the first cooking show on television in 1946, was a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement, and introduced Julia Child to New York. D
10:00 pm 
Julia Child: American Masters   Savor the life and legacy of Julia Child, who introduced French cuisine to America through her public TV series, The French Chef, in 1963. First aired in August 2004, the film tells two love stories: "Julia & Paul Child" and "Julia & French food.". D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Illusions In Stone   Illusions in Stone tells the global story of the emerald trade. It is a story of hope, faith, danger and desire. It is a place where you will meet righteous thieves, reckless illegal miners, and religious scholars in an underground business. D
2:00 am 
The This Old House Hour   The restored leaded glass bay windows are installed. Tile goes down in the kitchen. Kevin and Roger explore urban farming in Detroit. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Almost Canada"  The lush landscapes of north Idaho set it apart from the rest of the state. For our program "Almost Canada" the Outdoor Idaho crew travels to the northernmost part of this area, the remote and wild country that borders Canada. D
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Olympian Kristin Armstrong"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with cyclist and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Saved By Super Foods"  The SuperFood Super Foods fly onto Sesame Street to help their friends try new foods, find a healthy snack, and explain the importance of eating breakfast.Also featuring Orange is the New Snack parody, and Elmo the Musical-Tomato. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 10. D
4:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Good-Bye T-Bone/The Truth About Dogs and Cats"  "Good-Bye T-Bone"--Clifford and Cleo misunderstand a conversation they overhear and think T-Bone is moving away. They vow to make T- Bone's last day on Birdwell Island extra special. They eventually learn to listen to a whole story before jumping to conclusions -- but the good friends enjoy a truly special day nonetheless! "The Truth about Dogs and Cats"--When two cats "move in" to the tree next door to T-Bone, the dogs try everything to get rid of them, but they soon discover that they have no real reason not to like the cats. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Paws and Effect/The Trouble with Teddy"  Paws and Effect - When Martha gets a piece of glass in her paw, everyone realizes that littering hurts more than the environment. But what can they do about it? As Alice, Helen, and TD know, protecting the environment (and paws) is important, but it is easier said than done. Vocabulary: (E) discard(ed)(ing), litter(ed)(ing), thoughtless, debris, recycle(d)(ing) (I) careless(ly), trash, important, broke(n), injured. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Assisi and Italian Country Charm"  In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars. He ends in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day. D
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Copenhagen and Denmark"  Rudy splurges on pastries in Copenhagan, visits the Little Mermaid and dances till dawn at Tivoli Gardens. He rides horseback through the Danish countryside and storms the moat at Prince Hamlet's castle.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham"  The Tohono O'Odham ("Desert People") live on the second-largest reservation in the United States, located southwest of Tucson, Arizona and share hundreds of miles with the Mexico border, across which some still live. Although many O'Odham live off the reservation and don't grow traditional crops, among the older members their language is still very much alive, as are many of the cultural traditions and beliefs. Learn how a concerned group of tribal members knowledgeable in these traditions are taking an active part in passing down practices of saguaro fruit harvesting and basket weaving to their children and grandchildren. D
8:30 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Living Places"  Each plant and creature has a habitat. To capture the freshness of the ocean, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes jars inspired by sea glass. For her art project, Candie Cooper looks to the rainforest for ideas. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Growing Up with Living Walls and Vertical Gardens"  With the constant expansion of urban sprawl, gardeners and designers are looking up for new ways to add green spaces. As a result, living walls are one of the newest and hottest trends in outdoor design. They're not only beautiful, they add the perfect link by providing new life in an ever-growing concrete jungle. D
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Atlanta - Outer Banks"  In Atlanta, Ga., wrapping up their last series of interviews, the Roadtrippers meet the first all-female, all-African American flight crew to operate a commercial jet in the U.S to learn how they got to where they are. Then the team talks with Penny Brown Reynolds, a judge and ordained minister, where they are energized by her story of perseverance and determination. D
10:00 am 
Lucky Chow  "Food of the Gods"  The relationship between faith and food is evident at three Asian houses of worship: an imposing Buddhist temple where Danielle is served an artful vegetarian feast; a Sikh temple where she helps cook Indian flatbread for a communal meal where all are welcome; and a Queens mosque's annual food fair, where she samples Indonesian dishes and learns about life as a Muslim in America. D
10:30 am 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Woodland Plantation"  On this episode of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking, Pete Evans visits the banks of the big muddy herself, the Mississippi River, to feast on a southern seafood smorgasbord. Taking us to her shores are chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski who've partnered on numerous restaurants. The adventure begins by the moonlight as Pete and the boys go bow-fishing and the adventure continues by day as the group sets out to go crabbing. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains  "Seldom Scene"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem"  The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon"  Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "El Queso Mysterioso/Putt with Honor"  EL QUESO MYSTERIOSO - It's the day of the Magical Magicians Convention, and the entire Botsford family is excited to go and see their favorite magician, El Mysterioso, perform live. Everyone except Becky, that is, who would much rather be at the Pretty Princess book signing across the street. But Mr. Botsford emphasizes how important it is that they spend the day as a family. D
3:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Sleep"  We spend about a third of our lives sleeping. All animals need sleep for good health. Sleep rejuvenates our body and help clean out our brain. D
3:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "A Place of Deeply Rooted Innovation"  If you could define the singular challenge facing Yucatecan chefs, it's about honoring the past while pushing forward. Perhaps no one is more emblematic of the effort than Pedro Evia, co-owner of Ku'uk, a molecular fine dining palace housed in a restored Merida mansion. Rick and Pedro start their day talking tradition over tacos at Wayan'e, a busy family-run taco stand in Merida. D
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains  "Seldom Scene"  NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G
7:00 pm 
West of the West: Tales from California's Channel Islands  "Return"  This is the story of an odd couple - Dr. Carey Stanton, who owned Santa Cruz Island, and rock star Joe Walsh. Meeting in the 1970s through Marla Daily, they struck up an unusual, and unusually strong, bond that led to Joe putting on an Eagle's concert to help raise the money for the Nature Conservancy's purchase of Santa Cruz Island... and ultimately its protection forever.G
8:00 pm 
All-Star Film Collection  "Show Boat"  The captain's daughter (Kathryn Grayson) marries a gambler (Howard Keel) who turns performer on a Mississippi riverboat. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G
11:00 pm 
West of the West: Tales from California's Channel Islands  "Return"  This is the story of an odd couple - Dr. Carey Stanton, who owned Santa Cruz Island, and rock star Joe Walsh. Meeting in the 1970s through Marla Daily, they struck up an unusual, and unusually strong, bond that led to Joe putting on an Eagle's concert to help raise the money for the Nature Conservancy's purchase of Santa Cruz Island... and ultimately its protection forever.G
1:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Resonance"  Why a swaying bridge collapses with a high wind, and why a wine glass shatters with a higher octave. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Waves"  With an analysis of simple harmonic motion and a stroke of genius, Newton extended mechanics to the propagation of sound. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Groundwater"  Explains how groundwater is distributed and measures its importance to human life.G
3:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Wind, Dust and Deserts"  Covers the formation and location of deserts and their logic features.G
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Dolphin Dive"  SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park. D
5:00 am 
On Story  "Planet of the Apes: Reimagining A Sci-Fi Franchise"  Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, co-writers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, discuss reimagining the popular sci-fi franchise and their delicate approach to depicting the protagonist's journey. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Stars of the Tides"  When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. D
6:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Going Underground"  Get your shovel and trowel ready. P. Allen Smith is getting down and dirty in this episode of Garden to Table. Allen is pulling root vegetables out of the ground and putting them on a plate. D
6:30 am 
Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook  "A Taste of Asia"  In sunny Nelson at the top of New Zealand's South Island, Annabel Langbein goes foraging and harvests mushrooms to use in a quick and easy teriyaki fish and mushroom bake. She also shares her recipe for a super-simple lemon and ginger ice cream served with crunchy ginger biscotti. Recipes from this episode: pan-fried mushrooms with pine nuts, lahmacun flatbread, salted edamame, teriyaki sauce, teriyaki fish and mushroom bake, Japanese-style rice, gingered bok choy, lemon and ginger ice cream, ginger biscotti, fresh flower tea. D
7:00 am 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle  "Chattanooga"  Chattanooga is a Phoenix, not like the southwest city but the mythological bird. Through historical heartache and vicious warfare, the area has seen its share of hard times over the last couple of centuries even once being ranked as having the dirtiest air in America. But this industrious town found ways to transform itself, seize technology, bridle it, and use it to improve and dramatically rejuvenate the city. D
7:30 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Ireland - Coast to Coast"  From Dublin and the Ancient East to Belfast and the Wild Atlantic Way, there is always something to please and surprise you. Ireland - two countries, one people -- who in spite of struggles and troubles have a joy of life, which proves the human spirit has no borders or boundaries. On his explorations Joseph is reminded that wherever you are in Ireland one thing is constant - a warm-hearted Irish welcome. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Detroit A Mason Steps Up"  Tommy uses a clever fix for some damaged oak flooring. Mark McCullough repairs the front steps. Kevin heads to a famous Detroit ceramic studio to see how they've been making tile for a century. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Special Project"  This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac Tommy surprises viewers with a special guest - a Rough Cut regular with some last pieces of advice and walks viewers through the final steps to completing any home project. All the hard work has finally paid off, and Tommy can get to work doing what he does best in a brand new shop. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Healthy for Generations"  Getting your family to eat and live healthy may seem like an enormous challenge, but as P. Allen Smith demonstrates, it can be easy and fun when everyone is on board. D
9:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Cards"  Make your own special occasion with a unique card. First, Jenn Mason creates a photo card. Next, May Flaum uses a stamped image for her card design. D
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Beads and Sequins"  Beads add color, dimension and sparkle to handwork and quilts. Catherine Redford demonstrates how to make fancy beaded edges on a pin cushion. Jane LaFazio shows how to make small hand-stitched works of art with lots of beads and sequins. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "A Restful Harbor, Part 3"  In this session, Jerry shows his viewers how to use proper perspective to insert the railings and posts. Then begins highlighting and detailing the pier to give it the appearance of wetness. Then shows how to detail and highlight the rowboat. D
11:00 am 
BBQ with Franklin  "Direct Heat & Mesquite"  Aaron gets a lesson in cooking "cowboy style", in a way that combines traditional BBQ skills with the grill. Then go behind the scenes at a big city BBQ joint in Dallas and learn their unique take on Texas traditions. D
11:30 am 
Ellie's Real Good Food  "Sweet Tooth Satisfiers"  Does sugar have you in its thrall? Ellie helps one family tackle their sugar quandary so they can continue to do the baking they love in a healthier way without sacrificing flavor. Recipes: Crispy French toast fingers with blueberry maple sauce; Banana bread with chocolate drizzle; Coconut date balls. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Cherry chocolate haystacks. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Introduction/Rebecca's Dream"  The program begins with an overview of the course and an introduction to the main characters in the drama.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
1:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Resonance"  Why a swaying bridge collapses with a high wind, and why a wine glass shatters with a higher octave. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Waves"  With an analysis of simple harmonic motion and a stroke of genius, Newton extended mechanics to the propagation of sound. D
3:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Groundwater"  Explains how groundwater is distributed and measures its importance to human life.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Wind, Dust and Deserts"  Covers the formation and location of deserts and their logic features.G
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Dolphin Dive"  SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Planet of the Apes: Reimagining A Sci-Fi Franchise"  Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, co-writers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, discuss reimagining the popular sci-fi franchise and their delicate approach to depicting the protagonist's journey. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Trick Or Treat"  Hacker shows up at Motherboard Control Central. He pleads guilty to being the King of Chaos, but says he's sorry. He doesn't want to be a bad guy anymore. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Beads and Sequins"  Beads add color, dimension and sparkle to handwork and quilts. Catherine Redford demonstrates how to make fancy beaded edges on a pin cushion. Jane LaFazio shows how to make small hand-stitched works of art with lots of beads and sequins. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "A Restful Harbor, Part 3"  In this session, Jerry shows his viewers how to use proper perspective to insert the railings and posts. Then begins highlighting and detailing the pier to give it the appearance of wetness. Then shows how to detail and highlight the rowboat. D
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Isla Mujeres Inspired"  Isla Mujeres is a beautiful, peaceful paradise just across the Bahia de Mujeres (Bay of Women) from Cancun Mexico. Known for beautiful white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and the friendliest locals in the Mexican Caribbean, Isla Mujeres has become a haven for people from all over the world. Pati takes a day to explore this gorgeous island and try the local delicacy, tikin xic, fish marinated in a thick red sauce diluted with the juice of sour oranges and spices and wrapped in banana leaves for cooking. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "Dish to Name"  Chef Stellino explains the process of naming a dish after someone you love while he prepares some of his favorites. Dishes include: Maureen's farro salad (A twist on farro) / gambero al coccio (in shell shrimp cooked in wine) / Grandma's braciole (meat with a moist stuffing) / Aunt Buliti's strawberries (a special twist on a fresh fruit cup featuring strawberries and oranges with a very special sauce). D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Detroit A Mason Steps Up"  Tommy uses a clever fix for some damaged oak flooring. Mark McCullough repairs the front steps. Kevin heads to a famous Detroit ceramic studio to see how they've been making tile for a century. D
8:30 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With a Purpose Egypt: Quest for the Lord of the Nile   Explorer and travel writer Richard Bangs goes up the Nile River to uncover the history, myths and culture of the lost crocodiles of ancient Egypt.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "More Italian American Favorites"  Italian American classics have always been favorites at the family table and in this episode, there is reason to celebrate. Today's recipes include the most iconic Italian American dish, spaghetti and meatballs; a broccoli rabe with garlic; and a holiday must - zeppole. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Prime Rib with All The Fixings"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate prime rib and potatoes with red wine-orange sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for green goddess dressing. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for roasting racks. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Barbara Lynch"  This week on Simply Ming, James Beard award-winning chef Barbara Lynch shows us how to do seafood the New England way! Barbara starts us off with a shellfish and saffron stew, while Ming prepares a speedy gourmet dinner - a four-minute herb olive poached seafood. Savory, yet simple!. D
11:00 pm 
BBQ with Franklin  "Direct Heat & Mesquite"  Aaron gets a lesson in cooking "cowboy style", in a way that combines traditional BBQ skills with the grill. Then go behind the scenes at a big city BBQ joint in Dallas and learn their unique take on Texas traditions. D
11:30 pm 
DayTripper  "Devils River"  Chet heads to no-man's land to canoe the "most pristine river in Texas." On this multi-day canoe trip, he fishes, camps on the banks of this blue river, and learns what it takes to survive in the middle of nowhere. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks rebound after yesterday's steep losses, but what can investors expect in the weeks and months ahead? Plus, why the company that pioneered working remotely wants its employees to return to the office. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL
3:00 am 
Local USA  "Roots of 'ulu"  The Roots of 'Ulu will transport the viewer from the Polynesian voyaging canoes that brought 'ulu from Tahiti to Hawai'i, up through the present day efforts of native practitioners, medical specialists and agricultural experts who have a shared vision of the 'ulu (breadfruit) tree playing an important role in cultural preservation, health restoration and food sustainability for Hawai'i's future. The Roots of 'Ulu is a recipient of R&D, Production, and Completion funding from PIC's Media Fund. D
3:30 am 
On Story  "John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen"  John Patrick Shanley holds a unique position as both playwright and screenwriter. The writer behind Moonstruck, Doubt, and others shares how he pulls from real life and makes every action count toward story. D
4:00 am 
Well Read  "Hari Kunzru / White Tears"  Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Death Disrupted?"  Religions offer life after death. Many people are skeptical. Evidence for post-mortem survival? Again, skeptics abound: Can death ever be defeated? Are these possible ways?. D
5:00 am 
Newsroom Tokyo   NULL
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Innovative designer Jiang Qiong Er blends the finest elements of traditional Chinese design with contemporary styles and techniques to create a new kind of luxury design brand. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Chinese Chariot Revealed"  For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon. D
7:00 am 
Food - Delicious Science  "Food on the Brain"  Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to discover how the chemistry in our food affects our brains and creates our deepest cravings. This is delicious science. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Local USA  "Roots of 'ulu"  The Roots of 'Ulu will transport the viewer from the Polynesian voyaging canoes that brought 'ulu from Tahiti to Hawai'i, up through the present day efforts of native practitioners, medical specialists and agricultural experts who have a shared vision of the 'ulu (breadfruit) tree playing an important role in cultural preservation, health restoration and food sustainability for Hawai'i's future. The Roots of 'Ulu is a recipient of R&D, Production, and Completion funding from PIC's Media Fund. D
9:30 am 
On Story  "John Patrick Shanley: Writing for the Stage and Screen"  John Patrick Shanley holds a unique position as both playwright and screenwriter. The writer behind Moonstruck, Doubt, and others shares how he pulls from real life and makes every action count toward story. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A City Made of Stone"  What happens when a quiet sleepy corner of Idaho is finally discovered? What is lost and what is gained? Outdoor Idaho visits the silent City of Rocks to assess the impact of "being discovered."G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Olympian Kristin Armstrong"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with cyclist and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong.G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "Hari Kunzru / White Tears"  Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Death Disrupted?"  Religions offer life after death. Many people are skeptical. Evidence for post-mortem survival? Again, skeptics abound: Can death ever be defeated? Are these possible ways?. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Chinese Chariot Revealed"  For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon. D
1:00 pm 
Food - Delicious Science  "Food on the Brain"  Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to discover how the chemistry in our food affects our brains and creates our deepest cravings. This is delicious science. Part 1 of 3G
2:00 pm 
It's "Just" Anxiety   This revealing documentary introduces a dozen people from diverse backgrounds who describe their personal struggles with this mental health condition. Filmed over a period of five years, the documentary follows several individuals with anxiety symptoms ranging from excessive worry and fear to more extreme manifestations such as compulsive behavior and torturous panic attacks.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Filipino American Lives  "Harana: The Search for the Lost Art of Serenade"  Upon his father's death, Florante, a classically trained guitarist returns to the Philippines after 12 years of absence. During his stay, he rediscovers the music of harana - a long forgotten tradition of Filipino serenading when men sang under the window at night to fearlessly declare their love for a woman. Intent on unearthing these unheralded songs, Florante travels to the remote provinces where he discovers three of the last surviving practitioners - a farmer, a fisherman and a tricycle driver. Astounded by their golden voices, Florante asks them to travel with him to perform and record these unknown songs. During their travels, the haranistas meet Brian, a shy young man who for years has been secretly in love with a schoolmate. The haranistas, who have not serenaded in the last thirty years, offered their services to serenade Brian's object of affection, resulting in one of the most tender moments of genuine harana.G
6:00 pm 
Filipino American Lives  "Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers"  The Delano Manongs tells the story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers who instigated one of the American farm labor movement's finest hours - The Delano Grape Strike of 1965 that brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). While the movement is known for Cesar Chavez's leadership and considered a Chicano movement, Filipinos played a pivotal role. Filipino labor organizer, Larry Itliong, a cigar-chomping union veteran, organized a group of 1500 Filipinos to strike against the grape growers of Delano, California, beginning a collaboration between Filipinos, Chicanos and other ethnic workers that would go on for years.G
7:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "A Place to Call Home"  In New Zealand, the government is about to sell off a third of its publicly owned state houses. With a growing housing crisis and a lack of affordable homes, what will the future of housing look like and where will the thousands of state house tenants end up living? The documentary attempts to shed light on this timely issue. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, three stocks that our market monitor says could see double-digit returns over the next year or so. Plus, why Californians are using less water but paying more for it. D
9:30 pm 
Asia Insight   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia  "3 of 3"  Martin travels to Mundoo Island in South Australia, arriving just in time for some high energy cattle mustering. Then, on Phillip Island Martin handles a fairy penguin and races at top speed in a Mini Cooper. On King Island he helps to gather storm-driven bull kelp on the beach. And, finally, Martin heads to Maria Island, ending his trip on Tasmania where he learns about the race to save Tasmanian Devils from extinction.G
12:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Return of Ralph/Little Bo's Sheep"  The Return of Ralph - Buying a bigger TV usually means a better entertainment experience. For the Lorraine's, it means the return of Ralph, the conniving duck whose obsession with television has Helen's family desperate to be duck-free. But this time, Ralph has an even bigger surprise under his feathers. D
1:00 am 
WordGirl  "Accordion Tradition/Can't Touch This"  ACCORDION TRADITION - When Becky inherits Mrs. Botsford's old accordion, she discovers she comes from a long line of stellar female accordion players. At first, Becky is excited about learning an instrument, but she quickly realizes that she, well. isn't very good. D
1:30 am 
Nature Cat  "Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty"  Gimme Shelter - The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point, the premiere spot to watch sunsets! It's supposed to be beautiful and colorful! They run on, nothing can stop them now! Uh oh, spoke to soon! A change in the weather does stop them, as it gets really cloudy and windy! Squeeks thinks it's going to rain! Can the gang find shelter before the dastardly downpour? Tally ho! Goin' Batty - Nature Cat can't wait to get to Cocono Cave! At dusk the bats fly out all together into the early evening sky! It's supposed to be an amazing nature sight! But getting there proves to be a big problem for Nature Cat, who has a series of mishaps, leaving him to question his love of nature. Gasp! Oh no, say it isn't so!. D
2:00 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "Mission to Mars/Sounds Abound"  Mission to Mars - When Jet and Sydney interrupt Sean doing some training in his backyard to eventually lead a mission to Mars, Jet suggests they just have his mom fly them out to Mars. Is Sean's concern about Martian dust devils legitimate? Curriculum: The next big frontier for human space flight is Mars. We have long range plans to get humans to Mars, but still have not solved some of the challenges, like what human inhabitants will do about the lack of oxygen and water, and the extreme temperatures. D
2:30 am 
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 am 
Odd Squad  "Zero Effect/Bad Luck Bears"  Zero Effect - Olive and Otto must stop zeroes from disappearing before the missing zeroes destroy the town. and Otto turns into a baby. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; place value. D
3:30 am 
Arthur  "No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending"  No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine. D
4:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon"  Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. D
4:30 am 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
5:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Stars of the Tides"  When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. D
5:30 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D
6:00 am 
Nature Cat  "The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party"  The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
7:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
7:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
8:00 am 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
8:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
9:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
9:30 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem"  The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps. D
10:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
10:30 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Be Yourself"  Scruff's Makeover Scruff works at the Waste Dump. When Sir Topham Hatt sees how rusty and dirty Scruff looks, he insists that he goes straight to the Steamworks to be repainted. Soon the other engines are telling Scruff how smart he looks, so he decides he doesn't want to work at the dirty Waste Dump anymore. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
11:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
12:00 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
12:30 pm 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
1:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party"  The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. D
1:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D
2:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Crime at Shapely Manor"  Crime at Shapely Manor - Olive and Otto are sent to Shapely Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people. Curriculum: Geometry. D
2:30 pm 
Odd Squad  "The Cherry-On-Top-Inator/Sir"  The Cherry-On-Top-Inator - Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. Curriculum: Prediction and probability. Sir - The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Stars of the Tides"  When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. D
3:30 pm 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
4:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Soundcheck/Double Trouble"  Soundcheck - Olive and Otto must figure out how and why things are disappearing around town when all Otto wants to do is listen to a song by his favorite band, Soundcheck. Curriculum: Number operations; subtraction. Double Trouble - Debbie from Debbie's Pizzeria has doubled. D
5:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D
6:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party"  The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. D
6:30 pm 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
7:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Blockette Problem/The Tulip Problem"  The Blockette Problem - Radio City Music Hall. When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical. Primary Content: Symmetry; Secondary Content: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height. D
7:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
8:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon"  Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. D
9:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
9:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
10:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
11:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Be Yourself"  Scruff's Makeover Scruff works at the Waste Dump. When Sir Topham Hatt sees how rusty and dirty Scruff looks, he insists that he goes straight to the Steamworks to be repainted. Soon the other engines are telling Scruff how smart he looks, so he decides he doesn't want to work at the dirty Waste Dump anymore. D
11:30 pm 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D

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