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July 20, 2012
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5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Fetches The Fetchers"  Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Concerns about Europe and Spain weigh on the markets. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Nicholas Colas, Chief Market Strategist at ConvergEx Kayak and Palo Alto Networks started trading today. New York Bureau Chief Suzanne Pratt takes a look at whether we might see more IPOs in the second half of 2012 In our weekly series on "Immigration & The Economy" we take a look at the impact immigration has on U.S. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. Need to Know investigates whether U.S. Border Patrol agents are using cruel and unusual punishment after capturing illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Bleak Midwinter, Part 1"  When a young woman dies in an apparent accident at a munitions factory, a coworker asks Foyle to investigate, saying the victim was upset in the days just before her death and talked of it being wrong to steal. Milner's estranged wife returns to town after having left him and announces she wants to live with him again; he says no, and leaves her in a public tearoom to see Edith Ashford. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Murder On St. Malley's Day, Part 1"  After a pupil at the prestigious Devington School dies of a stab wound while competing in a race, shocked locals are sure the death can be linked to the long-running rivalry between the school and the locals. As Barnaby investigates, he encounters the Pudding Club, an elite secret society with which the murdered student had been involved. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Homecoming: The Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato - PBS Arts   This performance documentary profiles the young, Grammy Award-winning musicians of the Kansas City Symphony, their vibrant artistic director and conductor Michael Stern and the radiant, celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: The Road North"  Chris Morgan explores the world of black bears caught in the crossroads of urban development in Anchorage and the wilderness. Then he heads north to Denali National Park where grizzlies share the enormous park with foxes, wolves and moose. He continues north on a bone-shaking 610-mile motorcycle journey to Prudhoe Bay. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Peculiar Primate: Tarsier"  Witness the alien-like Tarsier in their natural habitat and discover why the world's oldest primate may soon simply disappear. D
8:00 pm 
Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People  "New Green World"  This episode traces the story of the region from the rumblings of the Revolutionary War through Andrew Jackson's forced relocation of the Cherokee people in 1831. Part 2 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Natural World: Wild Indonesia  "Island Castaways"  Strung out along 5,000 kilometres of the Equator, between Asia and Australia, Indonesia's 17,000 islands make up the largest and most varied archipelago on Earth. From freezing glaciers to coral reefs, orangutans to Komodo dragons, the sheer diversity of landscapes and life defies the imagination. This series tells the story of one of the world's most fascinating regions and its magical wildlife. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: The Road North"  Chris Morgan explores the world of black bears caught in the crossroads of urban development in Anchorage and the wilderness. Then he heads north to Denali National Park where grizzlies share the enormous park with foxes, wolves and moose. He continues north on a bone-shaking 610-mile motorcycle journey to Prudhoe Bay. Part 2 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Peculiar Primate: Tarsier"  Witness the alien-like Tarsier in their natural habitat and discover why the world's oldest primate may soon simply disappear. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Jimaya Jam"  Hacker has discovered an army of awesome creatures he can use to rule cyberspace, but they are carved in stone on the walls of the Pyramid of Jimaya. To bring the animals to life, he must steal the Sphere of Being, a magical orb closely guarded by three ghosts (Hacker's worst nightmare). How can he distract them so he can steal the Sphere? Opportunity knocks when he tricks Jules, recently hired as tour guide, into pushing the wrong button and falling, along with the kids and Creech, into an underground arena from which there is no escape! Confronted by the Jam Master, the guardian of the pyramid, and the Pyramid's three ghosts, the kids are told they can go free if they can overcome the ghosts in a game of Jimaya Jam. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Southwest Revisited"  Steven serves oven-grilled torilla chips with pineapple and jalape#o salsa, followed by green lightning shrimp kebabs and a slab of meat with savory rub.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Flavor Fiesta"  It's a party when Joanne and her student Cheryl get together. Joanne adds a sweet crisp twist to classic guacamole, shows how to improve a store bought stock to elevate tortilla soup, and then the party really begins with muddled cherry margaritas Recipes: Sweet Pea Guacamole, Tortilla Soup with Pork Meatballs, Tortillas and Cheddar, and Fresh Cherry Margaritas. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik, Entertainment Marketing. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 15 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook oversees the finish going down on the driveway - a thin layer of liquid asphalt and stone that ends up looking like a gravel driveway, without the maintenance. Inside, master electrician Allen Gallant installs a new LED strip light at the old fireplace to give the brick surround a warm glow. Decorative painter Tony Bevilacqua shows host Kevin O'Connor how he created a bright custom canvas wall covering for the new powder room. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Istanbul - at the Crossroads of History"  From its days as the capital of the Roman Empire in the 4th century to its selection as the European Capital of Culture in 2010, Istanbul has been a significant city and major crossroad between East and West for thousands of years. Its geopolitical location has created a vibrant metropolis rich with a wide range of cultural attractions. Joseph investigates the city's past and meets Istanbul's diversity head on in the bazaars, restaurants, churches, mosques and alleyways of Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jason Santos & Pounding Meat"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates one of the best ways to give home chefs more options with meat and fish - by pounding. Pounding tenderizes the meat, makes it thinner for faster cooking, and makes food go farther. Using this technique with some mystery ingredients, Chef Jason Santos of Boston's Blue Inc., joins Ming to cook on the fly and invent two completely new dishes: New Style Sashimi with Soy-Lemon Syrup & Curry-Coriander Oil and Buttermilk Fried Pork Loin with a Heirloom Tomato Salad. D
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Chorizo"  Who doesn't love sausage? Chorizo, the Mexican version, is a deep-burnt-reddish explosion of fresh, moist, exotically seasoned flavor. When it's fried, it becomes crisp and incredibly savory. This episode will explore the difference between Mexican chorizo sausage and its Spanish, Central American and South American cousins. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
5:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)"  Too late to save his daughter, who died from contracting malaria, Clovis learns that the Artemisia plant can be cultivated on his farm in Uganda. A chemical extracted from Artemisia is the main ingredient of a drug that can cure malaria in the early stages of the disease. Clovis organizes other farmers into a cooperative to grow the plant only to run into a new company policy that may stand in the way of their efforts.G
5:51 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D
5:54 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D
6:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)"  The episode chronicles two births. One mother has her baby at home in rural Bangladesh with a traditional midwife with no medical training. Another young woman gives birth in a clinic with the aid of medical professionals and has been coached through her pregnancy by a health specialist. Part 4 of 4G
6:51 pm 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D
6:55 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D
7:00 pm 
New Recruits   A battalion of jet-setting business students has a radical plan to end global poverty: charge poor people for goods and services. This evocative, edge-of-the-seat thrill ride along a road paved with good intentions is narrated by Rainn Wilson (NBC's The Office). The students work with startups, and peddle drip irrigation in Pakistan, LED lights in India and toilet service in Kenya.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "Fit for Life (Bangladesh)"  The episode chronicles two births. One mother has her baby at home in rural Bangladesh with a traditional midwife with no medical training. Another young woman gives birth in a clinic with the aid of medical professionals and has been coached through her pregnancy by a health specialist. Part 4 of 4G
11:51 pm 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D
11:55 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses"  Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back. D
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off"  School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one? Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D
9:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Health Day"  Sid wonders what is the best way to always stay healthy? At school, Sid and his friends discover that there's lots of ways to stay healthy: washing hands to avoid germs, eating nutritious foods, brushing teeth, and exercising!. D
9:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise"  Race to the Spaceship - Frog must help Robot get to the top of WordWorld's highest mountain and build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag. By adding one word to another, the WordFriends learn how to make a car, boat and bike go faster. Sandbox Surprise - Duck and Dog become curious about compound words when they discover the word "sandbox" is made of two words. D
10:00 pm 
Caillou  "Grown-Ups and Me"  Caillou meets a lot of new people today. He's invited to spend the day with Clementine's family and is nervous until he discovers her family is a lot like his. Caillou's first day at day care is scary until he meets his teacher Miss Martin, and makes two new friends, Leo and Clementine. D
10:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Misbegotten Moon, A Space Adventure"  To her dismay, Baby Bop sees a half-moon and thinks the moon is broken in half! Through comic events, she goes on a search to find the missing pieces. Barney takes her and the kids on a magical adventure to the moon where she meets the Man in the Moon who eases her concerns. D
11:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
11:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Don't Give Up"  Percy and the Calliope - Percy and Diesel are instructed to take a rusty old organ - the calliope - to be melted down. Percy is determined to save it from this terrible fate. He pitches himself into a race against time to make the organ play before Percy and Diesel reach the Smelter's Yard. D

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