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1:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Workbench"  This time, on Rough Cut, Tommy takes on the key tool in any woodshop - the workbench. With help from his shop coordinator and Rough Cut technical advisor, Eli Cleveland, Tommy will demonstrate how to make a workbench with mortise and tenon joinery and a beautiful solid maple top. D
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Rdx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX. Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500. Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. D
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Learn what to look for when you reach for orange juice on the supermarket shelf. Sample a unique vintage of wine from. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can Science Stop Crime?"  Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology -- not only to solve horrific murders -- but also to try to prevent crimes before they even happen. He learns the latest techniques, from unraveling the clues embedded in a decomposing corpse, to detecting lies by peering directly into a suspect's brain, to tracking the creation of a criminal mind. And we meet a genius crime-stopper who's made some terrifying discoveries, including how easy it is for a bad guy to highjack -- not just your laptop -- but your kids' toys, medical devices and even your car. D
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 2"  Appraisers critique a 1772 needlework sampler and an 1890 Japanese bronze sculpture. A ruby and diamond bracelet, purchased by the owner's great-grandmother - a German countess - from Austria's Empress Eugenie in the 1890s, is valued up to $35,000. Part 2 of 3G
4:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Specialist Penny Brittain shares some top tips for clever collecting, and the story of slavery and its abolition is told through some fascinating objects.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque Brilliance"  Rick finds a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. He rambles through the heart of Rome admiring Bernini statues and pondering sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Then he mingles with modern Romans during an early-evening stroll before dinner. He joins locals after dark at the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.G
6:00 pm 
6:30 pm 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Tribute to Disney"  Larry Hooper performs "Oh Happy Day." Bobby and Cissy dance to the "Mickey Mouse Mambo." Norma Zimmer tells about "When You Wish Upon a Star." Ken Delo sings "The Big Bad Wolf" to his daughter.G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Agent"  To supplement his salary, Mr. Goldberg runs an agency to fix suitable positions for talented members of the sales staff.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Seaside Fun"  Hyacinth is at the seaside for the fair at a pleasure beach. She looks after a travel-weary elderly lady and deals with an amorous Italian pensioner.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "A House Full of Women"  Sandy moves into the household and Lionel finds himself surrounded by females.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered  "Christmas Special 2009"  It's only Boxing Day but Karen has already made a list of New Year resolutions. There is also an onslaught of unsuitable toys, lost pets, and discussions as to whether robbers and/or aliens have stolen Ben's pants.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "The Abi Habit"  According to Susan, abstinence makes the heart grow fonder. While Janey looks at having it thrust upon her, for Abi, it seems like a longer-term commitment.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The God Complex"  The TARDIS lands in what looks like an ordinary hotel. But the walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish. There is a room for every visitor that contains their deepest, darkest fears. Fears that will kill them. There is a room waiting for the Doctor.G
11:49 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "Heartbreak Hotel"  NULL
1:30 pm 
On Story  "Creators"  On the next On Story, Bones creator Hart Hanson and Veronica Mars Creator Rob Thomas discuss the creation of a successful TV series. And (followed by) the short films 0507 by Ben and Chris Blaine and Smile by Lauren Elmer. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Rdx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX. Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500. Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. D
3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup and Bread from Scratch"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. D
3:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "The Magical Country of Wales"  When legendary crooner Tom Jones pined for "the green, green grass of home" he was reminiscing about Wales. Rolling pastures, flower-filled fields and hedge lined country roads - a romantic journey into the British Isles. The pristine countryside is ideal for cycling thru quaint hamlets and snuggling up to a fire in one of many lovely B & B's. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
5:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Richard Thompson"  Since Richard Thompson's recording debut in 1968, this singer/songwriter/guitarist has created a body of work unsurpassed in its sheer musical invention and emotional precision. Rolling Stone Magazine named Thompson's' album, "Shoot Out the Lights," (recorded with then wife Linda) one of the "100 Best Albums of All Time." Guitar Player Magazine reader's poll named Richard one of the "Top 20 guitarists of all time. D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples"  The two women showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.G
7:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Syncopated City (1919-1933)"  Prohibition and the Jazz Age bring change and a mix of classes and cultures. In the spotlight are Eubie Blake, Al Jolson, The Marx Brothers, the Gershwins and Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. With the stock market crash, the Great Depression and the new "talking picture' coming from Hollywood, cause a massive talent exodus to Hollywood. Part 2 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Kevin Kirk and Onomatopoeia: In Concert   This one-hour concert documentary features performances from a January 2009 concert in Boise and interviews with the Idaho musicians who create jazz that is eclectic, high-energy, "practically unboxable." Members and alumni of the Treasure Valley Youth Symphony add a symphonic sound to the Idaho Public Television production.G
9:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Allen Thompson; Ralph Stanley II. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples"  The two women showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.G
11:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Syncopated City (1919-1933)"  Prohibition and the Jazz Age bring change and a mix of classes and cultures. In the spotlight are Eubie Blake, Al Jolson, The Marx Brothers, the Gershwins and Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. With the stock market crash, the Great Depression and the new "talking picture' coming from Hollywood, cause a massive talent exodus to Hollywood. Part 2 of 6G
1:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Dealing with Feelings"  Activities that promote emotional health in family relations, self-expression, and dealing with frustration and stress. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Common Core State Standards"  The Common Core State Standards: Watch teachers break new ground putting the Common Core Standards into practice in Math and English Language Arts. The emphasis of these lessons is on deeper thinking, analyzing, and problem solving to better prepare students for success in college and future careers. D
3:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "Who Has The Frog?"  In trying to find Hopkins the frog, Alex and Leah learn to sign question words like who, what, where and when. D
3:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "My Favorite Sport"  Play ball with The Signing Time friends as they learn sports-related signs including basketball, baseball, soccer and football. D
4:00 pm 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
5:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  Maxa samples some of the world's finest wines and cruises the river dotted with castles, stopping at chateaux, ancient watermills and villagesG
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
6:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "The Perfect Pinot"  Pinots are the drink of choice right now. Caprial and John show us how to create concoctions to complement the perfect glass of wine. Crab and Parsnip Cakes with Lemon Creme Fraiche; Morel Mushroom Cannelloni. D
6:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Wine Room"  Vicki and Sloan call in the pros to create a divine wine haven. After breaking through a dining room wall into unused garage space, wine storage expert Ted Beltran helps design the racking and cooling system while Bob Nulf adds designer tile work, lighting and a beautiful faux finish. In addition, learn how to select the right wines and keep track of your collection. D
7:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. You won't want to miss a frog leg or an extra helping of foie gras on this journey. D
7:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G
8:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "France's Burgundy and Loire Regions"  From the town of Beaune, Rudy learns about winemaking history and the taste of Burgundy.G
8:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja"  Baja California Norte produces many world-class, gold medal-winning wines. That fact may surprise most people in the United States. Rick takes us on a tour of the region along with renowned winemaker and visionary Hugo d'Acosta, founder of La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school that opened in 2004. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Latin Celebration"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to authentic Peruvian Roast Chicken. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for vertical roasters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of brown rice. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Fermented Black Beans & Ketchup"  Guest Chef: Jason Santos. Today's master ingredients actually started out in the same place even though they ended up on opposite sides of the globe-fermented black beans and ketchup. On today's SIMPLY MING, Ming takes the pair and combines them to make Stir Fried Pork Chops and Peppers with Spicy Ketchup, a spicy appetizer with his Warm Beef Dip with Crudites and a spin on a classic with his Bacon Wedge with Tropical 1,000 Island Dressing. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Dinner Dance Or Swept Off My Feet"  Joanne starts her class with a challenge, presenting her French student Pascal three variations on the classic French sauce aioli. Then they are both swept off their feet by Joanne's twist on the classic combination of chicken and salad. Recipes: Aioli and Variations, "Oven-Fried" Chicken Legs, and Butter Lettuce and Avocado with Lime Vinaigrette. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
11:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "What Is Death?"  Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. In this program, we see how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings. D
11:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Dying Person"  When we are told that we are terminally ill, we are defined, more than ever, by the limits of our bodies. In this program, we meet three women. D
2:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Romney closing the gender gap: After this week's debate the Presidential candidates are focusing on undecided women in swingstates. The most recent Gallup poll shows Romney within one point of the President among women who are likely to vote. Spotlight on College Rape : A former Amherst College student brings attention to rape on college campuses after an article about her claim the school downplayed her rape allegation goes viral. D
2:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Plutocracy Rising"  The One Percent is not only increasing their share of wealth - they're using it to spread millions among political candidates who serve their interests. Example: Goldman Sachs, which gave more money than any other major American corporation to Barack Obama in 2008, is switching alliances this year; their employees have given $900,000 both to Mitt Romney's campaign and to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future. Why? Because, says the Wall Street Journal, the Goldman Sachs gang felt betrayed by President Obama's modest attempts at financial reform. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a special edition of Need to Know, titled "Yo Decido," anchor Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic. The show will examine how both presidential campaigns are courting the Hispanic vote there and how those voters are receiving the candidates' messages. D
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America   Often overshadowed by the American Revolution, the French and Indian War (1755-1760) determined which great European empire would control the Ohio River Valley, the gateway to the West, and the crucial highway of rivers and lakes connecting New York and Montreal. This recounts the little-known story of how the Indian nations of the Northeast controlled the outcome of this war.G
8:00 pm 
The Modoc War   The Modoc War of 1872 was one of the costliest American Indian wars in U.S. history. For seven months, a handful of Modoc Indian warriors and their families held off hundreds of U.S. D
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Plutocracy Rising"  The One Percent is not only increasing their share of wealth - they're using it to spread millions among political candidates who serve their interests. Example: Goldman Sachs, which gave more money than any other major American corporation to Barack Obama in 2008, is switching alliances this year; their employees have given $900,000 both to Mitt Romney's campaign and to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future. Why? Because, says the Wall Street Journal, the Goldman Sachs gang felt betrayed by President Obama's modest attempts at financial reform. D
10:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
McLaughlin Group   Obama V. Romney - Testy Townhall, Tagging Texas Students - A Brave New World? Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Michelle Bernard, MSNBC. D
11:30 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a special edition of Need to Know, titled "Yo Decido," anchor Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic. The show will examine how both presidential campaigns are courting the Hispanic vote there and how those voters are receiving the candidates' messages. D

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