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May 2, 2017
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4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Space Junk/Scientific Sean"  "Space Junk" - After learning about space junk, the kids are determined to help do their part to clean up their "space neighborhood." They meet up with Uncle Zucchini, a long-time galaxy garbage man! Using Bortronian technology, they start a cleanup. During the course of the day, our kids learn that recycling is necessary both on Earth and in space! Curriculum: The outer space region around Earth swarms with millions of pieces of man-made space junk that create potential hazards. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Not So Splash/by the Book"  Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto must figure out why parts of the town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; using a thermometer and comparing temperatures. By the Book - Olive and Otto interrogate two suspects to figure out which one is innocent and which one is guilty. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Apple reports a solid quarter but it might not have been good enough. Plus, why lawmakers are telling airline executives to fix the mess or they will. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia  "1 of 3"  Martin's journey begins in Australia's most iconic city - Sydney. In the middle of Sydney Harbor lies Fort Denison, an island that symbolizes the city's colonial past. This is Martin's jumping off point as he heads for the subtropical paradise of Lord Howe Island. Approximately 600 kilometers from the mainland, Lord Howe Island has been settled by humans for fewer than 200 years. As a result, it's astonishingly pristine. Next up is Norfolk Island where Martin learns about its brutal, convict past and its proud present, meeting descendants of the Bounty mutineers. From Norfolk, Martin travels to Restoration Island to meet a modern day Robinson Crusoe and his dingo. Then on to Thursday and Friday Islands, the tropical homes of music and pearls.G
8:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1860s"  Follow participants as they move into an 1860s tenement made up of sparse rooms, a shared water pump and outdoor privies. They seek to make a living by matchbox making, wood turning and the rag trade, work once done by their impoverished forebears. Part 1 of 5G
9:00 pm 
Audubon   Audubon is a one-hour documentary that explores the extraordinary figure of John James Audubon. A self-taught painter and ornithologist, he left a legacy of art and science that made him famous in his lifetime and endures to this day. His portrait hangs in the White House, his statue stands over the entrance to the American Museum of Natural History, and his name was adopted by the nation's first conservation organization. D
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Second Chance Kids"  A fight over the fate of juveniles in prison for murder, following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The film examines the impact of the order to re-evaluate thousands of juvenile murder cases and follows two of the first convicts to be released. D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Hardager Plateau"  The largest mountain plateau in Europe has Norway's largest stock of wild reindeer and varied flora. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb"  Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl's reactor. D
7:00 pm 
Genius of the Ancient World  "Confucius"  In the final episode of the GENIUS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD series, Bettany Hughes profiles Confucius, who is credited to have been the first Chinese thinker to take a systematic philosophical approach to issues of social, political and ethical importance. Born during the chaotic Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history, Confucius believed that harmony could be promoted and achieved through the examples of sage rulers. He was an innovative teacher, and tried to instill his principles of moral excellence in China's elite. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
How to Find Love Online   Internet dating has transformed our love lives. One in five committed couples meet on the internet and 91 million of us around the world log on to internet dating sites. Dr X and van Tulleken is one of them. D
9:00 pm 
Wild Weather   Watch an innovative documentary that illustrates how weather works by performing brave, ambitious (even unlikely) experiments that show how nature transforms simple ingredients like wind, water and temperature into something spectacular and powerful. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb"  Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl's reactor. D
11:00 pm 
Genius of the Ancient World  "Confucius"  In the final episode of the GENIUS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD series, Bettany Hughes profiles Confucius, who is credited to have been the first Chinese thinker to take a systematic philosophical approach to issues of social, political and ethical importance. Born during the chaotic Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history, Confucius believed that harmony could be promoted and achieved through the examples of sage rulers. He was an innovative teacher, and tried to instill his principles of moral excellence in China's elite. Part 3 of 3G
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Insulation Station"  Cold weather, hot science! SCIGIRLS Greta and her sixth- grade pals use passive solar heat and bubble-wrap insulation to warm up an ice shanty on a frozen Minnesota lake. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up. D
5:00 pm 
On Story   NULL
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Hugs and Witches"  It's Valentine's Day, and Hacker captures Doctor Marbles and Lady Ada Lovelace (Jane Curtin), placing them inside a time machine invented by the mathematically-minded Lovelace. The kids and Digit must decipher a series of poems left behind by Lady L, and free them from the time machine before it time travels to the nether world of cyberspace - never to return! Will the kids get there in time, or will Valentine's Day bring nothing but broken hearts?. D
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Beginning Landscape Quilting, Part 2"  Learn to create a garden scene in fabric with this easy landscape quilting process. Natalie Sewell, landscape quilt artist, and Nancy create beautiful foliage, groundcover, and floral accents in their landscape quilt designs-learn the easy process in this program. Nancy and Natalie guide you in choosing fabric, cutting, clustering, highlighting, and adding dimension for beautiful detail in your quilt garden. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Valley Waterfall"  Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown. D
7:00 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Oysters"  Oysters Rockefeller, fried oysters with spinach salad, oyster patties. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "Family Matters"  Chef Stellino recalls the charming quirks of his family and how they have influenced his own outlook on food. His mother smelled the fruit; his uncle thought Brooklyn was named after broccoli; and how a one-pot dish and luxurious pudding brings everyone together. Dishes include: Pasta all' arrabbiata (pasta with a spicy tomato sauce) / salsicce brasate con broccoli e peperoni (braised sausages with broccoli and peppers) / banana cream pudding. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Staked Furniture"  A plank with inserted legs becomes a chair, a table, or a bench in the most ancient form of furniture making. D
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Hungary, Austria and Germany - Sampling the Danube's Delights"  Joseph samples the delights along the banks of Europe's second-longest river when he travels from Budapest, Hungary through Austria to Nuremberg, Germany on the Danube. The river is a watery avenue that rivals Paris' Champs-Elysees in offering a never-ending array of fascinating and eye-catching treasures. Along its course a mosaic of magnificent cities, quaint villages, fields and forests unfold and each stop along the way reveals a piece of Europe's ongoing cultural tale. D
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. Darley stays at the island's only lodging, the historic Greyfield Inn, and learns about the Carnegie family's role in the island's history. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Fruit Curds"  Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Italian with Ease"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making semolina gnocchi at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of balsamic vinegar. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Italian sausage with grapes and balsamic vinegar. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir Gets Fresh  "Copita Inspired"  The vibrant soul of Mexican cooking has truly captured Joanne's heart and transformed the way she cooks. So today they're going to explore bright Mexican flavors. She goes to her restaurant Copita to meet Gonzalo, an amazing chef, and hang out in her organic garden. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company: Hooks, Lies & Alibis  "Crabs - Louisa, LA"  John visits St. Mary's Seafood & Marina. He makes fried soft-shelled crab po boys with Frank Randol of Lafayette, owner of Randol's Restaurant. D
11:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Montreal & Quebec City"  Two of the most unique and appealing cities in the world are just north of New England. You'll find brie, pate, jewel box-patisseries, and "s'il vous plait" right along with bagels, maple syrup, hockey, delis, and bocce ball. A modern skyscraper might be cheek-by-jowl with a 17th century, stone nunnery. D
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Lost Child: Sayon's Journey   LOST CHILD: SAYON'S JOURNEY explores the Cambodian genocide (1975-1979) and its lasting impact through the eyes of a former Khmer Rouge child soldier. Narrating in his own voice, Sayon Soeun confronts his haunting childhood experiences during Cambodia's darkest hour - the genocide claimed an estimated 1.7 million people - revealing for the first time the horrors he witnessed and his struggles as he came of age. The Khmer Rouge abducted Sayon at the age of six, robbing him of both family life and an education, and forced him to carry out the brutal dictates of the Pol Pot-led Maoist regime. D
6:00 pm 
Making Sense of Place: Portland   Portland, an urban wasteland after rapid and uncontrolled growth of the 1950s and 1960s, is transformed following the enactment of some of the nation's most successful land-use policies. Today, Portlanders enjoy a flourishing downtown, as well as national recognition for achievements in alternative transportation, emissions reductions and overall sustainability. But new changes may be coming.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Silver Valley Rising"  Once the richest silver producing region in the world, today the North Idaho valley is a Superfund site. Tomorrow, people are looking to a resort and tourism economy.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Serious Laughter: Dean Obeidallah"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Muslim-American comic Dean Obeidallah. The son of a Palestinian-American father and an Italian-American mother, Obeidallah originally practiced law. He talks with Franklin about why he became a standup comedian, and why he's concentrated his comedic career on educating audiences about Islam.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Apple reports a solid quarter but it might not have been good enough. Plus, why lawmakers are telling airline executives to fix the mess or they will. D
9:30 pm 
Global 3000   The W20 initiative aims to promote women's economic empowerment worldwide as part of the G20 process. Representatives from women's organizations around the world are due to meet in Berlin. We visit two of them in India and Argentina. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Silver Valley Rising"  Once the richest silver producing region in the world, today the North Idaho valley is a Superfund site. Tomorrow, people are looking to a resort and tourism economy.G
11:30 pm 
Lost Child: Sayon's Journey   LOST CHILD: SAYON'S JOURNEY explores the Cambodian genocide (1975-1979) and its lasting impact through the eyes of a former Khmer Rouge child soldier. Narrating in his own voice, Sayon Soeun confronts his haunting childhood experiences during Cambodia's darkest hour - the genocide claimed an estimated 1.7 million people - revealing for the first time the horrors he witnessed and his struggles as he came of age. The Khmer Rouge abducted Sayon at the age of six, robbing him of both family life and an education, and forced him to carry out the brutal dictates of the Pol Pot-led Maoist regime. D
4:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Penguin Always Rings Twice/The Martha Code"  The Penguin Always Rings Twice - Someone keeps stealing the zoo's peanut supply. All clues point to Jeffy the elephant, but Martha and Skits are determined to prove his innocence. Can their crack crime-fighting team - a lemur, a bat, a penguin, a baby tiger, and Jeffy - help them outwit the thieves? Vocabulary: (E) mystery, clue, culprit, hunch, motive (I) first, second, next, last, after. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker"  The Cherry Tree - Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Then to make matters worse, she learns that cutting down trees hurts the environment, too. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Undercover Olive"  Undercover Olive - In this half-hour episode, Olive goes undercover in a high-stakes "Rock, Paper, Scissors" game. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; solving simple probability problems. D
5:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Space Junk/Scientific Sean"  "Space Junk" - After learning about space junk, the kids are determined to help do their part to clean up their "space neighborhood." They meet up with Uncle Zucchini, a long-time galaxy garbage man! Using Bortronian technology, they start a cleanup. During the course of the day, our kids learn that recycling is necessary both on Earth and in space! Curriculum: The outer space region around Earth swarms with millions of pieces of man-made space junk that create potential hazards. D
6:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off"  Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: "Where do streams begin?" This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they finally find out where the stream begins they are whoa-ho-ho amazed! Hal's Day Off - After a silly mishap leaves Hal alone in the big city (well, he does have his chew-toy Mr. Chewinsky with him), it's up to Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy to make their way to the city and find Hal! Tally ho! Even though Hal is having so much fun sightseeing, he will need to get home somehow. When Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy can't locate Hal, they turn to animals that they never even knew lived in the city for help!. D
6:30 pm 
Curious George  "The Big Picture/Juicy George"  George and Steve paint an empty billboard with a picture to promote a book about endangered birds.G
7:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem"  The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes. D
7:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo"  While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. / Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Say Thank You to Your Face Day"  Elmo helps Abby, Grover, and Telly figure out how to say thank you to our nose, eyes, and mouth all at the same time. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-noses. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 9. D
8:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
9:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus"  One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor. Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!. D
9:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Allergy/Allergies at School"  Daniel's Allergy - When Daniel tries a peach for the first time, he learns he is allergic to the fruit. Dad and Doctor Anna take care of him, and Doctor Anna tells Daniel how he can take care of himself, too. Allergies at School - Daniel is celebrating the 100th day at school. D
10:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Humpty Dumpty"  Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement.G
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo"  While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. / Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. D
11:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Happy Engines"  Henry's Happy Coal - Henry is given a special of taking a very important visitor around Sodor. When Henry visits the Steam Works he is teased by 'Arry and Bert for needing to use special coal. Henry wants be like the rest of the Steamies and use normal coal instead of his special coal. D
11:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker"  The Cherry Tree - Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Then to make matters worse, she learns that cutting down trees hurts the environment, too. D

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