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June 19, 2012
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1:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"  In 1974, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe HÅ쳌kÅ«le'a from Hawai'i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars. Papa Mau: The Wayfinder is the story of critical role that master navigator Mau Piailug played in that voyage, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. The HÅ쳌kÅ«le'a was built by members of the newly formed Polynesian Voyaging Society, who dreamed of sailing in the way of their ancestors. D

2:00 am 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The State Visit (Part 2)"  How do American hosts entertain a monarch who has visited nearly every country on earth and dined with 10 U.S. presidents over the course of her 55-year reign? "The State Visit" follows the elaborate preparations as four localities get ready for a visit from the queen. At the site of the United States' first permanent British settlement in Jamestown, Virginia, the chief archeologist brushes up on royal etiquette. D

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Drivers' Choice Awards"  2012 Drivers' Choice Awards. Goss' Garage: Air Filters. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Amazing Computer Science Tool!"  Sid is thoroughly amused as he watches his parents. Every time their computers "ding" Mom and Dad run to check their computer, so Sid wants to know what all these computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works, which helps Susie demonstrate the amazing way scientists use computers as a science tool! In a special Super Fab Lab, the kids make discoveries with their magnifying glasses then use the computer to share their discoveries by sending information back home to their parents. They're just like real scientists using a computer to share discoveries with other scientists!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Acts Up/Ronald Is In"  Martha Acts Up - Mrs. Boxwood offers Martha a part in Alice in Wonderland, and Martha is thrilled at her new chance to become a star of the stage. But when Martha finds out what she's cast as, she's horrified. Vocabulary: (E) character(s), motivat(e)(ation), portray(s), psychology, instinct(ual) (I) part, actors, play, line(s), show. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Jungle"  The conclusion looks at the bio-engineering of jungle residents, both on the ground and in the forest canopy. Leaf-cutter ants carry materials 10 times their weight. Cuban crocodiles leap up to six feet out of the water to catch prey. Basilisk lizards walk on water. The show also looks at how ospreys dive for fish and how a bat "swims" through the air. Part 2 of 2G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Surprising Bulgaria"  Rick finds a time warp of old and new chic shops in the city, donkey carts in the country.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  The world's finest wines, sweeping vineyards and fine food couple with a river valley dotted with castles. We sample the best Bordeaux then cruise the lovely Dordogne and Lot rivers with stops at chateaux, ancient watermills, and perched villages. Cooking classes and an underground adventure to see pre-historic cave paintings round out the trip. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2"  Beginning at the San Pedro River and heading west, host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, journey through some of natural wonders that would not be part of the United States if it hadn't been for the Gadsden Purchase. They drive through the "sky islands" of the Pinaleno Mountains, travel through the hard-core desert of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and visit the historic desert oasis, Quitobaquito Springs before finishing off their trip at the Colorado River near Yuma, the western border of the Gadsden Purchase. Additionally, they examine the different types of border fences that affect more than just the ecological relationship between the United States and Mexico. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Mushroom Fantasy/Una Fantasia Dei Funghi"  Mary Ann visits the magical world of David Connor, AKA "Mister Tomato" who grows the most fantastic mushrooms you've ever seen in a energy-efficient greenhouse. He gives her a basket full to take nella cucina to create a hearty Pasta with Mushroom Sauce, a wintertime treat of White Polenta with Mushrooms and Peppers, and finishes it off with a Baked Mushroom Frittata. How about them tomatoes?. D

9:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Whimsical Baking"  Life-Size Cigar Cookies with Edible Ash, Garlic and Chive Savory Tuile Cookies, Parmesan Crisp-Discs. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Vanilla"  Vanilla only comes in a bottle, right? Oh, it's a bean!? Where on earth do I find vanilla beans, and then how do I cook with them? Do I crack them open or something? Wait, vanilla comes from Veracruz, Mexico - not Madagascar!? This episode will explain all of that, plus share a few amazing vanilla-infused recipes, including: Toritos: Peanut and Vanilla Aperitif; Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette; Grandma Lali's Vanilla Floating Islands. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Steak Frites"  Host Christopher Kimball takes a trip to Paris in search of the best steak frites. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to bring the dish home and reveals the secrets behind Foolproof Vinaigrette. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried declares his pick for the perfect spatula. D

10:30 am 
Garden Smart   Urban gardens can make a huge impact in their community. Not only do neighbors take pride in their beauty but their bounty often opens a completely new range of food to the neighborhood. GardenSMART meets two very interesting, very talented gardeners, committed to improving their neighborhood. D

11:00 am 
Artist Toolbox  "Isabel Allende"  Join host John Jacobsen in the lush Marin County home of Isabel Allende, the most widely-read writer in the Spanish language, whose eighteen books have been translated into almost as many languages as exist on the planet. Having been called 'genius' by The Los Angeles Times, she has received countless awards and honorary doctorates, including the coveted Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award, granted to writers "who have contributed to the beauty of the world." Fleeing for her life from her home in Chile after her uncle, President Salvatore Allende was thrown from power in an American-supported coup, she writes about what she describes as "marginals. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Beyond Bob Marley"  Ask the average person what they know about Jamaican music and the first thing they will think of is Bob Marley. While the legacy of Marley is alive and well, in this episode, Jacob Edgar visits with some of today's most popular reggae artists who are keeping roots reggae going strong. Edgar's travels to St. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Siblings"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are coloring and start to fight over the crayons. Chris and Christy ask what is going on, and Baby Bear tells them that Curly is aggravating him, and he does not want to share with her. Chris and Christy explain to Baby Bear that sometimes it is hard to share with a sibling, your brother or sister, and they should know because they are twins. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Webby In Bathland"  Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Lighthouse Sea"  Learn how to create a mood with light, color and motion.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Meredith Wilson's "'Till There Was You" and the signature riff to "Freedom At Midnight." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, David Tolley and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit. D

4:00 pm 
In Search of Myths and Heroes  "Shangri-La"  The third of Michael Wood's historical journeys takes viewers on a thrilling trek through India, Nepal and Tibet in search of Shangri-La. The tale of the magical valley hidden behind the Himalayas was popularized in the 1930s movie Lost Horizon, but the myth of a secret earthly paradise is much older. To find the truth behind the legend, Wood travels on foot through some of the world's most sacred mountains before finally reaching the fantastic ruins of a lost city, which he believes is the real inspiration behind the myth. Part 3 of 4G

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Crash of Flight 447"  A team of seasoned pilots, engineers and safety experts examine the evidence that emerges in the weeks following the disappearance of the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that flew straight into a towering thunderstorm. Expert testimony, messages from the plane's computer system, CGI weather reconstructions and an airbus simulator provides a forensic view of events.G

7:00 pm 
Space Age: Nasa's Story  "Tragedy"  The white knuckle suspense thriller of Apollo 13's famous near-disaster is only a prelude to darker moments ahead. After the Shuttle Challenger disaster, all missions are halted with NASA's future in question. But the shuttle returns for 15 years of successful missions before disaster recurs with the loss of Columbia.G

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Intimate Machine"  They're called personal computers, but human interactions with them are utterly impersonal, via keyboard and mouse. Alan Alda gets to communicate with computers that know who he is, where he is, what he' s doing and even how he's feeling. The ultimate such computer - actually a cute and cuddly robot - is being developed in a unique collaboration between Hollywood and MIT. D

9:00 pm 
In Search of Myths and Heroes  "Shangri-La"  The third of Michael Wood's historical journeys takes viewers on a thrilling trek through India, Nepal and Tibet in search of Shangri-La. The tale of the magical valley hidden behind the Himalayas was popularized in the 1930s movie Lost Horizon, but the myth of a secret earthly paradise is much older. To find the truth behind the legend, Wood travels on foot through some of the world's most sacred mountains before finally reaching the fantastic ruins of a lost city, which he believes is the real inspiration behind the myth. Part 3 of 4G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Crash of Flight 447"  A team of seasoned pilots, engineers and safety experts examine the evidence that emerges in the weeks following the disappearance of the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that flew straight into a towering thunderstorm. Expert testimony, messages from the plane's computer system, CGI weather reconstructions and an airbus simulator provides a forensic view of events.G

11:00 pm 
Space Age: Nasa's Story  "Tragedy"  The white knuckle suspense thriller of Apollo 13's famous near-disaster is only a prelude to darker moments ahead. After the Shuttle Challenger disaster, all missions are halted with NASA's future in question. But the shuttle returns for 15 years of successful missions before disaster recurs with the loss of Columbia.G

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