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August 2, 2012
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3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Wants to Have A Ball"  Elmo's daddy has given him a dollar and he is not sure what to buy. He sees lots of things that are interesting, but decides that he wants a Stupendous Ball. The only problem is that it costs five dollars. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Dirt On Dirt"  In an Earth Day themed episode, Sid wants to know what makes dirt so dirty? At school, Sid and his friends discover that dirt is really important to the Earth because it helps things grow, and it's also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even living things like bugs and worms!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Universe Or Multiverse?"  Hard as it is to swallow, cutting-edge theories are suggesting that our universe may not be the only universe. Instead, it may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. Part 4 of 4G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G

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  "The Driest Desert in the World"  The Pan-American Highway stretches thousands of miles from Alaska to the southern tip of Chile and includes a jaunt through the extremely arid coastal desert of Peru. From Peru's capital city of Lima, hit the road on an adventure through this "driest desert in the world." The first stop is the Ballestas Islands 15 miles off the coast and home to a rich array of marine life. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Gourmet Fish/Pesce Di Bungustao (Guest Jasper White)"  Seafood celebrity chef extraordinaire Jasper White brings a beautiful piece of halibut nella cucina - in the kitchen - to prepare a recipe guaranteed to make your mouth water: Braised Halibut with Saffron, Fennel, Tomatoes and Mussels, swimming in a golden sauce. Mary Ann makes your mouth water even more when she creates Stuffed Flounder with Spinach, Carrot and Ginger. No matter which recipe you like more, you're hooked. D

9:00 am 
Taste of History  "The Powels - Friends of the Washingtons"  Samuel Powel has the distinction of being the last mayor of Philadelphia under British Rule, and the first after the War of Independence. Powel hosted elegant parties at his residence for his friends, George and Martha Washington, along with Jefferson, Adams and Franklin. In this episode, we tour the Powel House, and Chef Staib prepares a Washington favorite: Forced Cabbage along with a Traditional Beef Stew with Egg Noodles. D

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Mom & Dad Tsai & Pressure Cookers"  Ming's on top of the world in Napa Valley, affectionately known as the Spring Mountain District where he's joined by his parents, Steven & Iris Tsai. Together they show us the perfect culinary marriage of chicken, duck and wine when they create Coq au Vin and Red Roast Duck with Scallion Pancakes. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "New York-Style Pizza at Home"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn to learn how to make the perfect New York-style pizza. Next, Chris goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making the ultimate Thin-Crust Pizza at home. And finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of red wine vinegar. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Reuse, Restore, Recycle"  Get a rewarding feeling by fixing something old up to look new again or find a new way to use something that may have been tossed out. Matt and Shari have great suggests for a recycling party. Then, Matt offers a recycling cart project. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"  M. Ward graduates from guest spots to his own headline performance, highlighting his latest album, Hold Time. Austin indie rock favorite Okkervil River follows.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmozilla"  Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Frog Prince"  Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D

3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Soups On!"  Hearty soups are meals in themselves, and Sara's are both substantial and easy to make. There's a cool Seafood Gazpacho, loaded with juicy shrimp and crab with a little kick of heat. Nothing warms the belly more than the New Orleans-inspired Red Beans and Rice Soup with smoky ham. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.G

4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   The Boxcars; ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
My Hero  "The Living Dead"  George takes out life insurance then walks under a bus to collect. Janet must say her husband is dead, which causes complications.G

6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served  "By Appointment"  There is to be a Royal walkabout in the district and the distinguished guests may actually visit Grace Brothers.G

7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By   The whole gang heads to the country for a weekend but things are complicated by the news a by-pass is going to be installed.G

7:30 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Vera is released from prison and moves in with her children, where she struggles to cope with a mountain of dirty diapers, Bohemian house guests and a flock of sheep. Meanwhile, Irene has been living in Vera's old house, which she discovers may get bulldozed for a new bypass.G

8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Twinning"  Possum Lodge twins with the state of Iowa. Red stays back to host the 500 visiting Americans.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth borrows a holiday cottage in the country and immediately begins planning a small barbecue.G

9:00 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Mind The Baby Mr. Bean"  Pressed into service as a babysitter, Bean takes his charge to the fair where he wins at bingo and loses a goldfish.G

9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Karen, 6, mourns the death of a mouse killed in a trap. Ben, 8, stands for election as class representative using questionable tactics. Older brother Jake brings a girl home for tea.G

10:00 pm 
My Family  "Dutch Art and Dutch Courage"  Michael is devastated when he fails his driving test. To cheer him up Susan suggests Ben drive him to his university interview. Ben agrees only to watch Susan drive off with her attractive boss on an art-buying trip.G

10:30 pm 
My Hero  "The Living Dead"  George takes out life insurance then walks under a bus to collect. Janet must say her husband is dead, which causes complications.G

11:00 pm 
Are You Being Served  "By Appointment"  There is to be a Royal walkabout in the district and the distinguished guests may actually visit Grace Brothers.G

11:30 pm 
As Time Goes By   The whole gang heads to the country for a weekend but things are complicated by the news a by-pass is going to be installed.G

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