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January 2, 2012
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12:00 am 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G

1:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Phoenix, AZ - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Hall of Flame Museum, home to the largest collection of fire-fighting materials in North America. Treasures at the convention center include a 1797 Chippendale marriage chest, and original Charles Schulz "Peanuts" artwork, valued up to $350,000. Part 1 of 3G

2:00 am 
Great Performances  "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2012"  Legendary stage and screen star Julie Andrews returns as host of this annual event in Vienna's Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic and guest conductor Mariss Jansons. A GREAT PERFORMANCES tradition since 1985, the concert includes the festive sounds of Strauss family compositions, showcasing Viennese musical culture.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Veloster"  Road Test: 2012 Hyundai Veloster. Road Test: 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG. Goss' Garage: Rough Idling Issues. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and Skits/Martha Plays A Part"  Martha and Skits - A new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with puppy energy and the desire to chew everything. Martha Plays a Part - Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play.G

6:00 am 
Nature  "Arctic Bears"  Polar bears are descendents of grizzlies. They evolved to live and hunt on the frozen ice of the Arctic. Now with ice disappearing, raising a family is difficult, hunting time is short and their food scarce. Grizzlies are omnivores living on land and their world is expanding northward. Scientists look at the possibility that polar bears will become grizzlies again.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Naples and the Amalfi Coast"  Rudy explores some of Italy's great historic treasures in Pompeii, then moves to Sorrento and Capri.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Outpost of the Outback"  Located near the center of the continent, Alice Springs, Australia, is around 1,000 miles from the closest city and has a population of 28,000 people. This city may be small, but it is home to Alice Springs Desert Park, a one of kind conservation site and tourist mecca that contains both the distinct flavor of Central Australia and the local desert habitats all in one easy to explore area. Host David Yetman surveys the park's Desert Rivers, Sand Country and Woodlands habitats, which are home to kangaroos, wallabies and bilbies as well as a large variety of rodents, birds and reptiles. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chop Salad, Redfish Courtbouillon, and Strawberry Sorbet. D

9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: A Baltimore Classic - The Civic Club Sandwich"  In this episode, Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she visits an institution of Italian food: Di Pasquale's market. Back in the kitchen, Lidia prepares Spiedini alla Romana, Minestrone, and the Italian-American Civic Club Sandwich. D

9:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Cape Town"  Rudy is at the nexus of cultures, waking up in a cosmopolitan city, spending the afternoon with penguins, riding a funicular to the edge of a continent, and watching the sun set from a beach. He seeks out the natural wonders surrounding the city and the contrasts between the urbane waterfront and the nearby townships.G

10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Festive Lasagna Dinner"  Host Laura Theodore, prepares her "Festive Zucchini Lasagna," a delicious dish with a healthy twist. The meal starts with a simple to make, but fancy to serve, "Quick Carrot and Orzo Soup." "Raspberry Maple Tofu Whip with Fresh Berries" finishes this meal with a flourish. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Beef Meets Grill"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make real Texas Barbecued Beef ribs at home. next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews paper plates, and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to preparing perfectly char-Grilled steaks at home. D

11:00 am 
Petula Clark: This Is My Song   PETULA CLARK: THIS IS MY SONG is the story of the star's life in music, told in her own words and those of friends and colleagues including Harry Belafonte, Lynn Redgrave, Andy Williams, Rod McKuen, David Cassidy and others. A wealth of rare material, from movie trailers, newsreels, stage productions and television appearances reveal a multi-faceted entertainer who has also managed to have a successful personal life. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Squirmadega Car Race"  Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper's store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey in the worm car race. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers"  Dinosaurs in the Snow - Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time. Cretaceous Conifers - The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D

3:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   For the first course, Chef Bob puts together a succulent Parma ham salad with asparagus, morel mushrooms in a lemon thyme vinaigrette-dressing dish. Perfect for a first course and easy to make ahead of time before guests arrive. With this starter, Bob pairs an Italian Pinot Grigio, known for its crisp and clean fruit flavor that fills the mouth with the hints of apples and lichee. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florence: City of Art"  In the birthplace of the Renaissance, Rick provides tips for touring the Uffizi art gallery. He visits a fragrant 400-year-old perfumery, sips Campari on a rooftop and sleeps in a converted monastery.G

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

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Antarctica"  Host Zay Harding sails along the Antarctic Peninsula aboard a sailing yacht. He follows the footsteps of explorers, adventurers, and conservationists from Scott to Shackleton. Zay ice climbs, kayaks, camps and even plunges into the ice cold Antarctic waters.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G

8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Oregon Coast Aquarium, Crater Lake in Winter, Silverspot Butterfly"  NULL

8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World"  Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages. D

9:00 pm 
Picturing Idaho   A group of Idaho photographers take to the field to demonstrate their work. The camera follows them into mountains and forests, onto rivers and across a prairie as they describe their techniques and secrets for capturing Idaho's spirit in their portraits of the state.G

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Antarctica"  Host Zay Harding sails along the Antarctic Peninsula aboard a sailing yacht. He follows the footsteps of explorers, adventurers, and conservationists from Scott to Shackleton. Zay ice climbs, kayaks, camps and even plunges into the ice cold Antarctic waters.G

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G

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