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October 2, 2018
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5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Negative Town/License to Science"  Negative Town - The agents go to Negative Town to track down a villain. Curriculum: negative numbers. License to Science - Oona must pass her lab director's test or risk getting kicked off Odd Squad. D
5:30 pm 
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NewsHour Promo   NULL
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
The Mekong River with Sue Perkins  "3 of 4"  Sue reaches Laos, one of the poorest and least developed of all the Mekong nations. It's a country shaped by both Buddhism and Communism, and has hardly changed for centuries. Today, the beauty of its landscapes and people is bringing in foreign tourists - backpackers in search of unspoiled Asia. Sue spends time with Bounsom, a fisherman who's turned to tourism, setting up a restaurant on the beach. And she visits Luang Prabang, a beautiful town.G
8:00 pm 
Great American Read  "Villains & Monsters"  Learn why literature's most notorious villains began behaving badly. Many weren't born evil, but became that way when faced with some of the same choices we make every day. See what these villains can teach us about our own dark impulses. D
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "Trump's Showdown"  Go inside President Trump's fight against the investigation of his campaign and whether he obstructed justice. With the threat of impeachment growing, Trump wages unprecedented war against the Special Counsel, FBI and even his own Attorney General. D
11:00 pm 
Amanpour and Company   Tonight on Amanpour and Company: Matt Rivers, CNN Correspondent; Rebecca Traister, author, Good and Mad; Ivan Duque, Colombian President. Hari Sreenivasan interviews Dean Baquet Executive Editor, The New York Times. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Transplanting Hope"  Follow the patients who desperately need transplants to save their lives, see the profound decisions families face in donating the organs of loved ones who die, and learn about the critical shortage of organs and new research into "organs by design.". D
7:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Mack Truck"  The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane.G
8:00 pm 
Amazing Human Body  "Survive"  Discover the miracles the human body goes through every day to stay alive and healthy. From fighting infections to repairing damage, human bodies have remarkable arsenals that allow survival against all kinds of outside threats. D
9:00 pm 
Life of a Universe with Brian Cox   British Professor Brian Cox travels Australia, revealing our very latest understanding about how the Universe began and how it will end. Join him as he visits some historic sites related to space and science to examine Aboriginal creation stories and visits Tidbinbill's telescopes outside Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. He seeks to explain the current thinking on our universe. In answering these questions, this film focuses on the work of eminent scientists and the unique clues that can only be revealed by exploring the Southern Sky.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Transplanting Hope"  Follow the patients who desperately need transplants to save their lives, see the profound decisions families face in donating the organs of loved ones who die, and learn about the critical shortage of organs and new research into "organs by design.". D
11:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Mack Truck"  The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane.G
5:00 pm 
On Story  "The Jungle Book: Justin Marks on Updating a Classic"  Screenwriter Justin Marks shares the bear necessities on updating the classic Disney story to the modern screen. Drawing from influences like Westerns, the New York City black out, and more, this episode takes audiences through the jungle and to the beloved wolf pack that raised Mowgli from a cub to a boy. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  The kids must master the properties of symmetry to stop Hacker from destroying all of cyberspace.G
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Rope Sewing Reinvented, Part 1"  Sewing yards and yards of cotton rope or clothesline cording together to create baskets, trivets, or bags is not a new technique. Twenty-something Lindsey Zinno, took the tried and true method and added a modern look with clean lines. She joins Nancy to show how to incorporate thread and fabric with cotton rope to sew home decor and accessories that are functional as well as artistic. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Mountain Oval"  Steve Ross, Bob's talented son, demonstrates his artistic abilities with a stunning mountain scene inside an oval. D
7:00 pm 
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire  "Wine Country Grill"  The deep connection between wine and barbecue dates back millennia and still runs deep as ever. In the rustic wine country of the Santa Ynez Valley where we tape Project Fire, grape vines are used as fuel and wine for marinades and sauces. Here's how the fruit of the vine meets the power of fire. D
7:30 pm 
Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom  "Poetry in a Cup"  Wine making or baijiu making in China goes back thousands of years. Martin visits a famous Chengdu distillery for a close up look on how Chinese baijiu is produced. He narrates famous Chinese legends connected to the culture of wine. D
8:00 pm 
Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking   This week on Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking, Tom McLaughlin shares his contemporary take on a classic design: the Adirondack lawn chair. Using cypress, Tom shows how to cut a comfortable curve into the seat and back of this chair. The mitered joint on the arm rest is an additional detail which makes for a smooth, slanting arm that resolves into a drink holder. D
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Thousand Islands - A Canadian Bi-National Adventure"  There are so many beautiful islands in the bi-national Thousand Islands that its name could easily be Two Thousand and More Islands. Each has its particular charm and the Thousand Islands have long captured the heart and soul of those in search of an escape to a place of beauty and tranquility. On this Canadian adventure Joseph goes in search of the gentile pleasures that are synonymous with the islands - a place rich in natural wonders, historic sites and island traditions. D
9:00 pm 
Samantha Brown's Places to Love  "Ireland's Northwest Coast"  Samantha goes green and marks off the Northwest coast of Ireland from her bucket list as she starts an epic adventure in County Donegal. Samantha is inspired by a poetry reading of William Butler Yates by a local historian, as her exploration continues, Samantha hikes up the sea cliffs of Slieve League, herds sheep on a local farm, learns about the dying craft of wool-weaving and takes an exhilarating horseback ride along the beach. Samantha frequents a local Gastropub and meets its owners, who are transforming Irish cuisine and serving up regional Irish craft beer. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Rice"  One of the most popular starches, rice can be transformed from plain to extraordinary in a variety of ways. Martha shows how to make a fabulous paella that's brimming with tender chicken, pork, seafood and vegetables. Next, she demonstrates one of her favorites: stuffed peppers with fluffy rice, pine nuts, raisins and herbs cooked on a bed of tomatoes. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Diner-Style Favorites with a Twist"  Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making the ultimate Italian-style turkey meatballs. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reviews dry storage containers, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind kale's unique flavor, and test cook Becky Hays makes Julia the perfect kale Caesar salad. D
10:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "One Day In Oaxaca"  Pati shows viewers how to get the most out of one day in the city of Oaxaca. In 24 hours, she takes in the top sights, meets up with a local guide, goes to the market for lunch, and gives viewers a taste of the vibrant restaurant scene in one of the top culinary destinations in all of Mexico. In her kitchen, she recreates some of the things she had at the market and gives them some new uses. D
11:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Spanish Smoke"  Long before Spanish culinary mad scientist Ferran Adria stunned the world with his foams, infusions, and molecular cuisine, grill masters from the Iberian peninsula were setting the world of barbecue, well, on fire. Like Basque grill master, Victor Arguinzoniz, whose grilled shrimp calls for olive oil and txakoli wine misted from spray bottles. Or Matias Gorrochatequi, whose salt-grilled steaks are a masterpiece of fiery simplicity. D
11:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Tahiti & Bora Bora"  For sheer tropical splendor, the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora stand alone. Hyper blue lagoons, white-sand beaches, fish of every shape, size and color, as well as a generous and welcoming people make these islands favorite destinations for travelers from around the world. Lush aerial photography is a highlight of this episode. D
5:00 pm 
Doc World  "Five Days to Dance"  A couple of dancers appear one morning in a High School. It's Monday and they announce to a group of youngsters that they have five days to get up on stage and dance. A short time but a big challenge. D
6:30 pm 
Blade 1   Struggling financially, 5 NYC dancers respond to a Craigslist ad offering large amounts of money to women for shaving their heads. The film focuses on Cori, a dancer whose unusual childhood comes into play as the women's relationship with the men evolves with surprising results. D
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  "Soprano Cecilia Violetta Lopez"  On this edition of Dialogue, host Marcia Franklin talks with soprano Cecilia Violetta Lopez, a rising star in the opera world who grew up Rupert, Idaho. Viewers will hear Lopez sing parts of arias recorded at an Opera Idaho dress rehearsal of La Traviata in January 2016, as well as selections from songs performed by Lopez at the Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise that same month.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
DW Global 3000   China plans to invest 250 billion dollars in the Latin American and Caribbean region over the coming years. In Surinam, Chinese firms have long been felling trees and turning the tropical wood into luxury furnishings. D
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Vegas Baby"  Some think an in-vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope. This film follows several aspiring parents who desperately want to have a baby but are struggling with infertility and the high cost of treatments. They place themselves in the hands of a Las Vegas doctor and his annual contest, which offers a prize of a free round of in-vitro fertilization with no guarantee of success. D
11:30 pm 
Doc World  "Five Days to Dance"  A couple of dancers appear one morning in a High School. It's Monday and they announce to a group of youngsters that they have five days to get up on stage and dance. A short time but a big challenge. D
5:00 pm 
Pinkalicious & Peterrific  "Garden Gnome Party/That Unicorn Feeling"  Norman turns down an invitation to a garden gnome party because he can't dance the Big Jig. With a little help from Edna, the gnome, Pinkalicious and Peter help Norman point, hop, and step his way to the party. To Pinkalicious, Goldie the unicorn is her best friend - but to Kendra, Goldie doesn't exist! When Kendra accidentally causes Goldie to go missing, she's determined to find her - but first she has to learn to "see" her. D
5:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Comet Fever/Asteroid Patrol"  Comet Fever - The neighborhood is having a star gazing party when Mindy discovers what may be a new comet. While Celery takes Jet, Sean, and Sydney out to space to get a close-up look at the comet, Carrot and Mindy decide to surprise the others and make their very own comet in the backyard using ingredients from home! Curriculum: A comet is an icy body that releases gas or dust. Comets are often compared to dirty snowballs. D
6:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Tally Ho! A Rainbow/Travelin' Seeds"  Tally Ho! A Rainbow - After a rainstorm (Nature Cat is sure glad it's over!) Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny who just loves rainbows! But finding a rainbow is easier said than done, as the four friends trek all over in search of it! Travelin' Seeds - When Daisy finds a beautiful flower in her garden that she didn't plant, it's up to Nature Cat and his pals to find out where the flower came from. Their investigation leads them through the park and into the woods where the clues show them that seeds can actually travel far distances and grow where they land. D
6:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors"  Garden Impossible - It's a beautiful spring day when Daisy gets an urgent video chat from her best gardening pal, Petunia, who has moved to the city. Petunia has gotten herself into a quite a pickle. The Urban Gardening Club is coming to consider her for club membership in a month. D
7:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Temple of the Tigers"  After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tune with the creature world. Science Concept: Camouflage. D
7:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Dhole Duplicator"  While visiting India, Martin and Chris go off on a creature adventure to explore the world of the Dhole - aka "The Red Dog". With the help of Wild Kratt Kid Mala, they manage to find this elusive and endangered creature and working together with the pack, the Kratt Bros are able to defeat one very hungry tiger! Science Concept: Social groups and hunting strategy. D
8:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Now You Don't See Me/Moustache Confidential"  Now You Don't See Me - Olive and Otto must stop a villain who has turned townspeople and Odd Squad agents invisible. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; deductive reasoning using clues, rules and patterns to solve mathematical problems. Moustache Confidential - When Agent Obfusco's moustache is stolen, it's up to Olive and Otto to get it back. D
8:30 pm 
Odd Squad  "Disorder in the Court"  Disorder in the Court - In this half-hour episode, Olive is put on trial for causing oddness. Curriculum: Measurement; telling time on an analog clock. D
9:00 pm 
Arthur  "So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever"  So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become.a bully? The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days. D
9:30 pm 
Arthur  "Take A Hike, Molly/Slink's Special Talent"  When the Tough Customers go on hike in the woods, Molly makes a few mistakes and has to apologize.but she refuses to! When Rattles takes over Slink's paper route, Slink is determined to prove himself and earn his job back. D
10:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "It's Dance Your Favorite Dance Day"  It's Dance Your Favorite Dance Day on Sesame Street. Nina, who knows lots of dances from around the world, teaches everyone the moves to their favorite dances. D
10:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "An Apatosaurus Adventure/Nature Art"  The Pteranodon kids visit the Jurassic Time Period to meet Apollo Apatosaurus, a huge, long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur who likes adventure. Apollo loves to whip his long tail, and does so as he leads the kids on a pretend adventure to find a hard-to-reach tree with yummy, delicious leaves! Mrs. Pteranodon cleans out the clutter from the family nest and the kids are amazed at the pile of stuff - leaves, flower petals, pieces of wood, and shells. Tiny stops Mom from throwing out all the stuff, determined that she and Buddy, Tiny, and Don will find a use for it all. D
11:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Double-Crested Trouble/Erma and the Conductor"  While riding the Dinosaur Train, Buddy and Tiny meet Dylan and Devlin Dilophosaurus, twin brothers with amazing double-crests on their heads. Dylan and Devlin like to compete over everything from getting the best seat on the train, to being the best hunter. After Tiny and Buddy spend time with the brothers, they show them how working as a team can help them succeed while hunting! The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train headed to the Big Pond for a special nighttime treat - watching a meteor shower in the sky! Mr. Conductor stops to pick up Erma Eoraptor, his best friend, whom he's excited to spend time with that night. D
11:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Yuck Or Treat/The Thing from Above The Reef"  After visiting a spooky cave, Splash and his friends visit the spookiest place they know, the cave of the old hagfish, who lives deep in the abyss. / Dunk gets spooked by a creature in his home and thinks it's a monster, only to discover a Baby Sea Urchin who is hiding from a giant "Thing" that circles in the waters above the reef - Mayor Sting!. D

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