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January 22, 2012
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12:00 am 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G

1:00 am 
Frontline  "Nuclear Aftershocks"  In the nearly one year since the devastating earthquake and tsunami crippled Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, the world has been re-examining nuclear power. FRONTLINE correspondent Miles O'Brien visits one emerging battleground - the controversial relicensing of the Indian Point nuclear plant, located only 38 miles from Manhattan.G

2:00 am 
MI-5   A secret meeting of powerful tycoons is stormed by armed terrorists; eight of the world's richest men are taken captive - and Ros who is undercover at the meeting. Lucas attempts to make contact, the terrorists make a contact of their own, and Ros tries to talk to one of the terrorists who are putting one of their captives on trial.G

3:00 am 
William and Mary   William's daughter, Julia, goes missing when his attention is concentrated on Mary. Meanwhile Mary is suspended from her midwife's duties for endangering a baby's life, and William makes a memorial service go with a bang.G

4:00 am 
America Beyond The Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr.  "Los Angeles: Black Hollywood"  Gates asks whether Hollywood is institutionally racist or whether it is becoming increasingly color-blind. Part 4 of 4G

5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Environment"  Mister Rogers introduces his viewers to the work of Leo Sewell, who creates sculptures from things people often discard. D

5:30 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Size Me/Metal Detective"  Monkey Size Me - It's hard being a little monkey in a big world. George tries to throw the Man with the Yellow Hat the perfect surprise party, but he orders a cake too big to fit in the freezer and he's too short to hang the decorations from the ceiling. George fantasizes about a life where everything is monkey-sized. D

6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. D

6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Quack and the Amazing Sandy Magic/Duckball"  Quack and the Amazing Sandy Magic - Peep and Quack discover some extraordinary objects buried at the beach. They appear to change shape as they're pulled them from the sand. Could it be magic? Duckball - Chirp dreams up a new game (that looks remarkably like soccer). D

7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D

7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Sleepover/Angelina's Noisy, Messy Lunchtime"  Angelina's Sleepover - Angelina, Vici, and Gracie are preparing for the Silly Hat Carnival. The night before, they convince Mum to let them have a sleepover so they'll have more time to finish making their hats. They have a great time, but don't do much sleeping, and end up missing an important morning rehearsal for a big ballet performance. D

8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Developing Confidence"  Scratch's Hidden Treasures - It's Scratch's first day, and he's a bit scared - he wants to fit in! Today they are helping by working on the Fixham Museum gardens. However, instead of giving Scratch a job to do, Bob asks him to watch everyone else - you can learn a lot from watching! Scratch spends the day watching the other machines but still isn't satisfied - he wants to do something! He decides to practice digging by himself. While digging Scratch's bucket hits something! He's found treasure! Concentrating hard, Scratch remembers everything he's learned from watching the other machines and manages to dig up the great treasure! Scratch is really pleased and admits that Bob was right - he did learn a lot from watching! Lofty and the Monster - Bob and the team are rebuilding an old shack on the beach and transforming it into a surf school with Brad Rad, the awesome new surf instructor. D

8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Monkey Stuff/Small Is Beautiful"  A) Franny lands in the jungle, where she meets Morrison, an energetic monkey who's afraid to climb trees. Franny tries to help Morrison overcome his fear, but it isn't until his pal, a little wild pig, gets into danger, that Morrison finds his inner courage. In Franny's Treasures, viewers learn about particular physical features that help animals climb trees. D

9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Learning Together"  James to the Rescue - James is asked to be the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine but is upset when Toby is asked to help him. James says that Sodor Rescue Engines are Steam Engines, not Steam Trams like Toby! They chuff off to rescue Gordon whose wheels have come off the track. James wants to help by pulling him forward, but Toby thinks they should get Rocky since Gordon is too heavy. D

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Refugees"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with refugees who have come to Idaho. Guests include Fidel Nshombo, from Congo; Rusul Mousa-Bryant, from Iraq; Jumuna Gautam, from Bhutan; and Hosy Nasimi, from Afghanistan. The group will discuss why they had to flee their respective home countries, what it's been like to live in Idaho, the joys and challenges of refugee life in the United States and their hopes for the future.G

10:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Military Sexual Assaults: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced this week that the Pentagon has prepared a series of new measures in an effort to stop sexual assaults in the military. Newt's Infidelity Woes: Newt Gingrich receives criticism after a recent interview with Marianne Gingrich, his second ex-wife, reveals that the GOP presidential candidate allegedly asked for an open marriage. Paid Parental Leave: Working Mother Media President Carol Evans discusses the push for more paid parental leave in the United States. D

11:30 am 

12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Are Brains Structured?"  As far as we know, brains are the most highly organized matter in the universe. How they make their magic is just astonishing. D

12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1"  Use soft knit fleece to create fashionable accessories in a flash! Start with yardage of fleece or other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects-perfect for gift giving. Scarves, wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy. D

1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Stitch Intensive"  Use your sewing machine in creative ways! In this episode, two top designers share their unique stitched projects. First, Jamie Fingal teaches new ways to use free-motion zigzag stitching and zippers to create one-of-a-kind art quilts. Then Susan Brubaker Knapp constructs a business card holder that makes a great impression. D

1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Roofing"  Dean and Miriam frame and deck the new landscape bridge as the home's roof is covered with copper and synthetic slate. D

2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Build Timeless Tables in a Weekend"  The Woodsmith editors share three quick and easy techniques for making heirloom tables. A never-fail corner joint that simply bolts together. Two ways to put a top together without having to worry about glue and clamps. D

2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 16 of 16"  As the Bedford project wraps up, landscape contractor Roger Cook and landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans install both the new and old plant material, adjusted at the nursery for the change in the color of the house. In the kitchen, tile contractor Mark Ferrante installs the ceramic backsplash tile with a crackle finish that requires sealing three times to prevent seepage and staining through the cracks. In the dining room, interior designer Dee Elms is on hand as wallpaper hanger Mike Bradshaw starts installing the new hand-woven paper from Japan. D

3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Staining A Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with painter Mauro Henrique to stain a cedar fence. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install window boxes; landscape contractor Roger Cook helps plant them. D

3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Dispelling Gardening Myths"  We've all grown up with them; dig a ten-dollar hole for a one-dollar plant. Water deeply but infrequently is another. But thanks to new academic research, many of these myths are being debunked and in the process, making us all better and smarter gardeners. D

4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "David Stockman On Crony Capitalism"  For years, high-ranking administration officials have spun through the revolving door between the White House and American big business. But how have they influenced the regulation of industries from which they came -- and American democracy as a result? This weekend, continuing our sharp multi-episode focus on the intersection of money and politics, Moyers & Company explores the tight connection between Wall Street and the White House with David Stockman, former budget director for President Reagan. Currently a businessman who says he was "taken to the woodshed" for telling the truth about the administration's tax policies, Stockman speaks candidly with Bill Moyers about how money dominates politics, distorting free markets and endangering democracy. D

5:00 pm 
William and Mary   Molly steps up her bid to get back her home. William falls victim to a bereaved father's anger. Mary gets her job back.G

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "3D Spies of WWII"  Alarmed by rumors of advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruit a team from British universities and Hollywood studios to an English country house. Team members use 3D stereoscopes to view millions of air photos of German territory, and are able to spot telltale clues that reveal hidden rocket bases. With 3D graphics NOVA recreates what WWII photo spies saw, and tells the suspenseful, previously untold story.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bald Eagle Recovery, Cyclocross, Jim Anderson"  Cameras capture video of eagles in the largest wintering grounds for the birds in the 48 contiguous states. The episode also provides an update on the bird's removal from the Endangered Species List and includes a climb up into an eagle nest.G

7:59 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Annapurna to Everest"  In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive. The boys in a village are tested as they dream of becoming rupee millionaires; the girls hope to spot a future wealthy husband. From there Michael treks up to Annapurna Base Camp on Everest, before leaving the mountains for the capital of Kathmandu where he is blessed by King Gyuenandra at the palace. Part 3 of 6G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Three"  Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton's medical role. Meanwhile Thomas, now manager of the convalescent men, makes life difficult for Carson. Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen to help the war effort. Matthew and William embark on a perilous patrol behind German lines. Part 3 of 6G

10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Old Fossils"  UCOS reopens a case of a paleontologist said to have died in a fall at the Natural History Museum during a corporate event. A new examination of the post mortem suggests the fossil bird specialist may have died from a blow to the head.G

11:00 pm 
Stephen Tompkinson Australian Balloon Adventure   Tompkinson and his pilot continue their efforts with a successful flight over Melbourne and a daring attempt to enter the record books by flying to 10,000 feet.G

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