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May 21, 2017
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5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Being Miranda July"  Director, writer, and artist Miranda July talks to host Marcia Franklin about her life and work. July discusses the inspirations for her work, her creative process, and how becoming a mother has changed her. The conversation was filmed in September 2016 at the Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum, as part of an event sponsored by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.G
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend  "West Virginia Sex Education"  The U.S. ranks first among developed nations in rates of both teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Numerous studies show one factor may be what schools are teaching -- or not teaching -- children about sex. D
6:29 pm 
This Wild Life  "Episode 10"  The lack of rain is testing relationships to breaking point as wildlife and people are forced into Samburu National Reserve. Saba and Frank are struggling to keep lions and elephants safe. Local nomads are looking for food for their animals, bringing livestock into Elephant Watch Camp. Frank visits a dog training centre to meet 'Tarzan', a potential secret weapon in his battle against poachers.G
7:01 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Almost Canada"  The lush landscapes of north Idaho set it apart from the rest of the state. For our program "Almost Canada" the Outdoor Idaho crew travels to the northernmost part of this area, the remote and wild country that borders Canada. D
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Disappearing Meadows"  Natural meadows, from the high Cascades to the coast, are disappearing. We investigate what's happening to these diverse ecosystems and the species that depend on them. Meet 98-year old Frankie Dugal carries on a ranch tradition of horse-hair "mecate" ropemaking. And we travel to Washington's Methow Valley to see a new winter outdoor recreation, known as fat biking.G
8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S6 E8"  An unexpected turn of events leads to a hastily arranged wedding. Shelagh finally goes into labor. The arrival of the birth control pill leads to unforeseen consequences. D
9:00 pm 
Dark Angel On Masterpiece   Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna on "Downton Abbey," stars in a totally different role in this spine-tingling drama - the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, Britain's first female serial killer. D
11:00 pm 
Hinterland  "S2 E2"  The first series of Hinterland reached its bloody climax with DCI Tom Mathias' future hanging in the balance. Now, weeks later, our troubled detective is forced to return to the front line after an arson attack on an isolated farmhouse leaves a mother and child fighting for their lives. Drawn into a community of failing farms and long-standing feuds, Mathias and his partner DI Mared Rhys will be pushed to the brink as they try to solve this disturbing case. D
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Chinese Chariot Revealed"  For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon. D
6:00 pm 
American Epic  "The Big Bang"  Travel to 1920s Tennessee as the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records with producer Ralph Peer on a revolutionary portable electronic recording system, creating the first R&B songs and modern country music. Part 1 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia  "3 of 3"  Martin travels to Mundoo Island in South Australia, arriving just in time for some high energy cattle mustering. Then, on Phillip Island Martin handles a fairy penguin and races at top speed in a Mini Cooper. On King Island he helps to gather storm-driven bull kelp on the beach. And, finally, Martin heads to Maria Island, ending his trip on Tasmania where he learns about the race to save Tasmanian Devils from extinction.G
8:00 pm 
James Beard: American Masters   Experience a century of food through the life of iconic chef James Beard. The quintessential American cook, he hosted the first cooking show on television in 1946, was a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement, and introduced Julia Child to New York. D
9:00 pm 
Julia Child: American Masters   Savor the life and legacy of Julia Child, who introduced French cuisine to America through her public TV series, The French Chef, in 1963. First aired in August 2004, the film tells two love stories: "Julia & Paul Child" and "Julia & French food.". D
10:00 pm 
American Epic  "The Big Bang"  Travel to 1920s Tennessee as the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records with producer Ralph Peer on a revolutionary portable electronic recording system, creating the first R&B songs and modern country music. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia  "3 of 3"  Martin travels to Mundoo Island in South Australia, arriving just in time for some high energy cattle mustering. Then, on Phillip Island Martin handles a fairy penguin and races at top speed in a Mini Cooper. On King Island he helps to gather storm-driven bull kelp on the beach. And, finally, Martin heads to Maria Island, ending his trip on Tasmania where he learns about the race to save Tasmanian Devils from extinction.G
5:00 pm 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Pittsburgh - Heinz History, Awesome Aviary & Incline Views"  Colleen, her daughters, and niece start their adventure with a bird's eye view of the city from the Duquesne Incline. They explore a hometown favorite, Sr. John Heinz History Center, get a pierogi-making lesson at Pierogi Plus, and even take a class in glass firing at the Pittsburgh Glass Center, where they make one of-a-kind souvenirs. D
5:30 pm 
Life on the Line  "Last Chance"  For many, the difference between life and death depends on the country they were born in. Like 14-year-old Holman and 8-year-old Eva, who were both born with heart disease in Nicaragua. In their country, even if children survive the surgery, they run a high risk of dying from infection in the intensive care unit afterward. D
6:00 pm 
Martha Bakes  "One-Bowl Desserts"  Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Dinner In Cuba"  Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Cuban cuisine at La Carreta in Miami, Florida. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the best Cuban braised shredded beef at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making fried sweet plantains. D
7:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Hunt for Caribbean Lobster"  Deep in the Sian Ka'an nature reserve, there's a seriously remote village called Punta Allen, where a team from the local sustainable lobster fishing cooperative brings Rick and chef Juan Pablo Loza out for an afternoon at sea. The day's catch? A Caribbean lobster, simply prepared in coconut soup. Back at the ultra-luxe Rosewood Mayakoba resort, Juan Pablo showcases the tranquil resort gardens before preparing a feast of grilled lobster zarandeado with adobo mayo and sweet corn puree in the kitchen of La Ceiba, an outdoor garden party area. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "The Great Outdoorsman"  Chef Stellino recalls the joys of pastoral Italy and delivers rustic recipes as the perfect end to a day of outdoor adventures. Dishes include: Pollo alla cacciatore (chicken, pearled onions, rosemary) / pork chop alla Milanese (breaded fried pork chop "Milanese Style") / Macedonia di frutta (marinated fruit salad in liquor and sugar). D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Build It, Future House, Surge"  See Tom and Kevin use western red cedar to create a planter box in Build It. Watch home technology expert Ross Trethewey feature a tablet attachment that makes 3D scans of home interiors in Future House. Scott explains the need for surge protection. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Salzburg and Surroundings"  Rick finds Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, to be a baroque jewel of a town. The town is also the springboard for dozens of Alpine adventures, from summer bobsledding, to hikes around Hitler's old Eagles Nest hideout, to a boat ride on serene Lake Hallstatt.G
9:00 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Beijing China & The Great Wall"  Experience the ancient and modern center of Chinese culture in the huge city of Beijing. Wander the massive open squares and tiny back alleys of the Forbidden City. Experience Tian An Men Square, take a rickshaw bike through the back Hutong streets where traditional Chinese homes and markets still stand. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "One-Bowl Desserts"  Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Dinner In Cuba"  Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Cuban cuisine at La Carreta in Miami, Florida. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the best Cuban braised shredded beef at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making fried sweet plantains. D
10:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Cabbage's Last Stand"  Vivian can't resist the opportunity to romp around the city before firing up the BBQ cabbage at Feast Portland. The crisp Oregon air and thousands of patient festival patrons make hiccups with her cooking equipment easier to overcome. D
11:00 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Romance at the Table"  Chef Keller shows how to whip up a romantic dinner for that special someone. He starts with a rich tasting beef tartare that has some surprise ingredients. After demonstrating a fool-proof method for cooking lobster, he transforms it into lobster thermidor. D
11:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Coming to America"  The final decades of the 1800s found much of Europe in a losing battle with over-population. Many people felt that their only hope for survival was to immigrate to The United States. They soon discovered that the streets were not paved with gold. D
5:00 pm 
Oceans of Pink   This documentary highlights the explosive growth of dragon boat racing among breast cancer survivors globally, and the growing participation in the sport among Hispanic women. The film follows the efforts of Miami boat leader and breast cancer survivor Kim Bonomo to expand the movement with new teams throughout Florida and her campaign to make the state the host of the Fourth International Participatory Dragon Boat Festival. It's an emotional journey that tells the stories of several Latina women whose struggles with the disease became more desperate because of their advanced-stage diagnosis. Their stories speak to a widespread problem in the Hispanic population: women tend to seek breast scans much later than other groups, preventing early detection.G
6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G
6:30 pm 
The Last Ring Home   The Last Ring Home is the story of Lt Minter Dial and his 1932 Annapolis Naval Academy ring that miraculously made its way home 17 years after he was killed as a POW of the Japanese in WWII. The Last Ring Home is a spellbinding account of one man's obsession with a family mystery and the product of decades of research and inquiries. It also explores author Minter Dial's pursuit of the true story of his namesake, his late grandfather Lt. D
7:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1880s"  Despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London, desperate for work. When curious upper-class visitors are permitted to visit the slum as tourists, the participants realize how precarious their situation truly is. D
8:00 pm 
Doc World  "One Child"  The 2008 Sichuan earthquake, China's deadliest disaster in three decades, killed 90,000 people, including more than 5,000 children. Losing a child is an immeasurable tragedy for parents anywhere, but in China the effect is compounded by the one-child policy. This means that if you lose your child, you're often losing your one and only child - and with it the totality of your life's emotional investment. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "A City Made of Stone"  What happens when a quiet sleepy corner of Idaho is finally discovered? What is lost and what is gained? Outdoor Idaho visits the silent City of Rocks to assess the impact of "being discovered."G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Being Miranda July"  Director, writer, and artist Miranda July talks to host Marcia Franklin about her life and work. July discusses the inspirations for her work, her creative process, and how becoming a mother has changed her. The conversation was filmed in September 2016 at the Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum, as part of an event sponsored by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G
11:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1880s"  Despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London, desperate for work. When curious upper-class visitors are permitted to visit the slum as tourists, the participants realize how precarious their situation truly is. D
5:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
5:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around"  Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. D
6:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Be Yourself"  Scruff's Makeover Scruff works at the Waste Dump. When Sir Topham Hatt sees how rusty and dirty Scruff looks, he insists that he goes straight to the Steamworks to be repainted. Soon the other engines are telling Scruff how smart he looks, so he decides he doesn't want to work at the dirty Waste Dump anymore. D
6:30 pm 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
7:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Steps In for Super Grover"  "When Super Grover's new sidekick Horatio keeps getting stuck in doorways, Elmo has to answer the distress calls. Also featuring ""Everyday Hero"" song with Aloe Blacc, Cookie Monster's Aveggies parody, and Elmo the Musical-superheros. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 1. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Paws and Effect/The Trouble with Teddy"  Paws and Effect - When Martha gets a piece of glass in her paw, everyone realizes that littering hurts more than the environment. But what can they do about it? As Alice, Helen, and TD know, protecting the environment (and paws) is important, but it is easier said than done. Vocabulary: (E) discard(ed)(ing), litter(ed)(ing), thoughtless, debris, recycle(d)(ing) (I) careless(ly), trash, important, broke(n), injured. D
8:00 pm 
WordGirl  "El Queso Mysterioso/Putt with Honor"  EL QUESO MYSTERIOSO - It's the day of the Magical Magicians Convention, and the entire Botsford family is excited to go and see their favorite magician, El Mysterioso, perform live. Everyone except Becky, that is, who would much rather be at the Pretty Princess book signing across the street. But Mr. Botsford emphasizes how important it is that they spend the day as a family. D
8:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party"  The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. D
9:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D
9:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Stars of the Tides"  When Martin and Chris argue about who gets to keep a prized creature souvenir, Aviva unveils a new Creature Power Challenge that should settle things. This time, Martin and Chris must make it through the day in one of the harshest habitats on Earth, the rocky intertidal. The Kratt Bros. D
10:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Crime at Shapely Manor"  Crime at Shapely Manor - Olive and Otto are sent to Shapely Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people. Curriculum: Geometry. D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "When Carl Met George/D.W. Swims with the Fishes"  When Carl Met George - George is excited about spending time with his new friend, Carl, who seems to know all kind of cool facts about trains and about. well lots of things! Then George learns that Carl has Asperger's Syndrome - a form of autism that makes Carl see the world differently than most people. Can George and Carl remain good friends - and perhaps even learn from each other? DW Swims with the Fishes - D.W. D
11:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Soundcheck/Double Trouble"  Soundcheck - Olive and Otto must figure out how and why things are disappearing around town when all Otto wants to do is listen to a song by his favorite band, Soundcheck. Curriculum: Number operations; subtraction. Double Trouble - Debbie from Debbie's Pizzeria has doubled. D
11:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "What's Up with Saturn's Rings?/Sunspot's Night Out"  What's Up with Saturn's Rings? - Celery takes Jet, Sydney, and Sean on a trip to explore Saturn's rings to learn what they're made of. Curriculum: Saturn has more than 12 rings that are made of mostly ice. The ice pieces range from microscopic to very large chunks. D

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