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August 20, 2013
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3:00 am 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Kia Forte"  Road Test: 2014 Kia Forte. Road Test: 2014 Mazda6. Goss' Garage: Fork Maintenance. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle"  Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play "outer space," but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they're friends! They use their imaginations to keep playing, which is just as much fun! Daniel Plays at the Castle - Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection. Daniel is saddened when Prince Wednesday tells him the rocks are too delicate to play with. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha And The Canine Caper/Perfectly Martha"  Martha and the Canine Caper - Martha inadvertently helps some stray dogs rob Karl the butcher. Perfectly Martha - Martha thinks there's something fishy about the Perfect Pup Institute.G

6:00 am 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  The world's finest wines, sweeping vineyards and fine food couple with a river valley dotted with castles. We sample the best Bordeaux then cruise the lovely Dordogne and Lot rivers with stops at chateaux, ancient watermills, and perched villages. Cooking classes and an underground adventure to see pre-historic cave paintings round out the trip. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Baja People: Oases/Mountains"  Adorning the walls in a dry cave are the musing and memories of the ancient people who eked out a living in this inhospitable land. These pictographs are world famous for their depiction of the lives and legends of the ancient, vanished Cochimi Indians. Halfway across the peninsula, our group visits the top of the Sierra del San Francisco Mountains. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Seafood Feast/La Festa Di Frutti Di Mare"  All hands on deck as Mary Ann harvests a great bounty from her local fishmonger to create an elegant Sicilian Mussel Soup. Then she keeps it simple but superb with her famous Scallops in Vinaigrette, followed by a heavenly Clams Vasto Style. D

9:00 am 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "The Rice Kingdom"  NULL

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Meat and Potatoes A La Francaise"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to update a classic recipe for French-Style Pot-Roasted Pork Loin with test cook Bridget Lancaster. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sets in the Equipment Corner, and test cook Becky Hays shows Chris how to make Potato Casserole with Bacon and Caramelized Onion. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick among mandolines. D

10:30 am 
Garden Smart   One man found the raw land, saw its potential, then spent 40 years carving out a beautiful space for home and gardens. By blending home and nature, the site looks like it has been here for a hundred years. The lessons learned can apply no matter where we live. D

11:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "Cowboy Junkies"  With their languid guitars and ethereal vocals, the Canadian group Cowboy Junkies cast a narcotic spell over their Infinity Hall audience in this intimate concert performance. Consisting of Alan Anton (bass), and siblings Michael Timmins (guitar), Peter Timmins (drums) and Margo Timmins (vocals), Cowboy Junkies specialize in a unique sound that combines country, blues and folk, but often with a touch of melancholy thrown in for good measure. As Margo Timmins jokingly told the audience, "I figure if you're here tonight, you like sad songs. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Trashgiving Day Parade"  It's Trashgiving Day on Sesame Street, the grouchiest holiday of the year. Oscar is in charge of running the parade this year and it needs to be grouchy enough to please his boss Mr. Disgracey. The parade begins with the marching band, but the music they are playing sounds too good. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting The Cretaceous"  The long-awaited rains finally return to Pteranodon Terrace, but grow into a huge rainstorm that grows even bigger - into a hurricane! Dad hasn't seen it blow like this since he was a kid. They seek shelter, and Don discovers an entrance to a cave below their nest, where not only the Pteranodons, but also their other neighbors, the Lambeorsaurus family and Cindy Cimolestes, all take shelter for the night. In the morning, the storm has passed, but everyone must pitch in to rebuild their various nests. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Princess Gwennie Saves The Day"  Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "No Night Today/Fun in the Sun"  No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day. Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Rattlesnake Crystal"  After the Tortuga crash lands in the Sonoran Desert, Koki discovers that the Tellurium crystals have run out of power and they need a new supply. Martin and Chris volunteer to go out in the desert to find this important source of energy and discover more than they were expecting!. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sea Lion Kelp Forest"  Create this beautiful kelp forest scene using Wyland's technique, drawing and painting in the same motion.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   This viewers' favorite compilation show filled with wonderful performances from past episodes. These include Bobby Floyd playing "Unforgettable," five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, performing "Your Song," David Tolley entertaining us with "Classical Gas".plus many, many more. D

4:00 pm 
Make Me  "Smart"  Medically trained television producer and presenter Mike Mosley tries techniques to boost his brain, including a groundbreaking neurofeedback procedure. He also participates in an alternative intelligence test; competes in the world memory championships in Bahrain; meets America's "most intelligent man"; and attends an institute claiming to teach babies to read.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Kings of Camouflage"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G

7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Organic Farming"  What exactly is "organic farming?" Many farmers in this country are working hard to keep their fruits and vegetables free of many chemicals and pesticides but on this episode, you will learn that this task is not as easy as it sounds. D

7:30 pm 
Make:  "Urban Projections"  Ali Momeni and his fleet of mobile video projectors transform public spaces into real-time sound and light shows on a massive scale.G

8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Fat and Happy?"  This episode discusses America's latest epidemic, obesity. While 20% of adults are clinically obese, now 25% of children are too, and the proportion is steadily increasing. What shape will Americans be in within a decade or so? The program looks at research on fad diets; on the real relationships between activity and weight; on how well- meaning mothers teach their kids to overeat; on how obese research subjects bend the truth about what they eat; and on the movement of Native Americans, suffering from widespread obesity-related diabetes, to get back to traditional wild food diets. D

9:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1960s"  The decade is filled with both cultural and technological change. A weather satellite that can save lives by tracing weather patterns and predicting hurricanes is launched into orbit. Robots begin to appear in the workplace, taking over some menial tasks, freeing workers to focus on more complicated jobs. Part 7 of 10G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Kings of Camouflage"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G

11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Organic Farming"  What exactly is "organic farming?" Many farmers in this country are working hard to keep their fruits and vegetables free of many chemicals and pesticides but on this episode, you will learn that this task is not as easy as it sounds. D

11:30 pm 
Make:  "Urban Projections"  Ali Momeni and his fleet of mobile video projectors transform public spaces into real-time sound and light shows on a massive scale.G

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