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Tuesday
May 22, 2012
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4:30 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
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Don't Like Fencing? Try Fencing!"  Ruff is determined to find the lost Helmet of Victory-an old Ruffman family heirloom that is said to bestow success upon its wearer-and Ruff needs success for his show. Unfortunately, Ruff's owner has set up a new picket fence to keep him yard-bound. He sends Liza and Isaac to learn how to pole vault over the fence, and sends Bethany and Talia out to learn everything they can about fencing. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Land Girls   Annie knows she must choose between the two men in her life. Clarence gets cold feet before his marriage to Bea. Lady Hoxley takes revenge on Nancy. Tucker becomes more unstable. Part 5 of 5G
8:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   The historian explores the West's epic and surprising rise to global dominance. Applying essential economic and political insights, Ferguson identifies what he calls "the six killer applications," which enabled the West to become an economic and political superpower. During the 15th-century spice race, competition, both economic and political, fostered capitalism and spread the wealth in the West from royal courts to a fragmented European state system, outstripping China's monolithic empire. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Cell Tower Deaths"  FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate on-the-job deaths among workers for the independent contractors that are building and servicing America's cellular infrastructure. The program also looks at people imprisoned for child death cases on evidence that that turned out to be unreliable or wrong.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
7:00 pm 
Apollo 17: The Untold Story of the Last Men on the Moon   Project Apollo, launched in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, becomes the greatest undertaking in the history of mankind. But only two years after Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969, public and political interest in Apollo dwindled. The final moon landing occurred in December 1972 with a crew of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt.G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Body Building"  Alan Alda meets scientists who are working to grow new liver, heart muscle, cartilage and retina tissue, and to bring mobility to people paralyzed by spinal-cord injuries.G
9:00 pm 
Bones of Turkana   Filmmakers follow Richard Leakey, paleo-anthropologist, conservationist, statesman and provocateur, along with his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and the fossil-hunters of the Turkana Basin Institute on a recent dig on the shores of a mercurial lake. What emerges is both a portrait of a remarkable family and a dramatic tale of a place that, impacted by momentous climate change, has never ceased being the cauldron of human evolution.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
11:00 pm 
Apollo 17: The Untold Story of the Last Men on the Moon   Project Apollo, launched in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, becomes the greatest undertaking in the history of mankind. But only two years after Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969, public and political interest in Apollo dwindled. The final moon landing occurred in December 1972 with a crew of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Income and Expenses"  Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kids watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you'll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smarter work habits, and innovation. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revolutionary Doughnuts"  Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War. 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 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Fruit Harvest Dinner"  Caprial and John incorporate fruits into autumn dishes like roasted apples and shallots on double thick pork chops and chocolate pear crisp with hazelnuts.G
6:30 pm 
Christina Cooks  "Essential Fats"  Hemp seeds, an ancient food cultivated and eaten by mankind for 12,000 years, are the most wonderful source of essential fatty acids, complete protein and other vital nutrients. From main courses to condiments, Christina and her guest will work with these versatile little seeds to create delicious meals containing the building blocks of life. D
7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What Are They Eating in the Photograph"  NULL
7:30 pm 
OpenRoad  "Alcatraz and Chinatown"  Chinatown and the Rock - Explore San Francisco's Chinatown with consummate guide and expert Martin Yan and visit Alcatraz at night. Best of the West - Adventures! Rafting the Colorado River in Utah, kayaking, hiking, zip-lining and cliff diving on Kauai and mountain biking in northern Sierra Nevada. Legend of the West - Wavy Gravy. D
8:00 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Dry: Use Less Water In Your Landscape"  Host Jamie Durie explores the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California, and learns about xeriscaping. He also learns how to create a dry-laid garden wall.G
8:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "As The Saw Turns"  Build a beautiful bow saw for cutting curves based on the pattern of a century-old example. D
9:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Picture-Perfect Miters"  In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build an all-new table saw sled to cut perfect miters. Then they use the sled to make an easy-to-build picture frame that not only highlights your woodworking, but your favorite photos as well. D
9:30 pm 
Growing Bolder  "Little Miracles"  Three Promises - One moment Carolyn and Chad Moor were celebrating their love. The next, he lay dying, the victim of a hit-and-run car accident. During their final moments, Carolyn made three promises that she's spent many years and tears trying to keep. D
10:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Hillside Viewpoint"  The majestic view of distant mountains and trees as seen from the top of the hillside with watercolors or diluted acrylics, the beauty and joy can be captured for years to come. D
10:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Cypress Creek"  Take a stroll with Bob Ross, breathe in the cool damp earth and elegantly ornamented swamp trees. D
11:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
11:30 pm 
Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth  "Enrica Rocca's Venice"  NULL
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Dabbawallas   This documentary explores a form of work that has existed in Bombay, India for more than 100 years. Each day 4,000 Dabbawallas (box persons) deliver 100,000 lunches at high levels of reliability. This delivery system functions without any of the trappings of modern day work, such as technology, business procedures and practices, and so on. D
6:00 pm 
Global Voices  "New Year Baby"  Born in a Thai refugee camp on Cambodian New Year, filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In NEW YEAR BABY, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth and why her family's history had been buried in secrecy for so long. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "New Year Baby"  Born in a Thai refugee camp on Cambodian New Year, filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In NEW YEAR BABY, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth and why her family's history had been buried in secrecy for so long. D
4:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Another Fine Mess/King Mac"  Another Fine Mess - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When Emily Elizabeth puts off the responsibility of cleaning her room, the mess grows until she can't find anything. She spends so much time trying to find things that she misses out on fun activities like reading to Clifford and playing with her friends. She soon learns that taking care of responsibility now can save a lot of trouble later. D
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "Attack of the Turbo Tibbles/D.W. Tricks The Tooth Fairy"  If you think the Tibbles are bad now, imagine what they'd be like if they had super powers! After sneaking a peak at the forbidden "Terrific Turbo-Trooper Toy T-Bot Team" TV show, the Tibbles are out of control. And when the play gets rough, somebody could get hurt! In the second story, D.W. needs money--quick. D
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies"  Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Prince and the Pauper"  Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Big Dinosaur/Play Date with Annie"  One Big Dinosaur - Tiny and Buddy visit a dinosaur family called Argentinosaurus, some of the biggest land creatures ever! The kids find out there are great things about being really big, and that it's also great being their own size. Play Date with Annie - Buddy is excited that his friend Annie Tyrannosaurus is coming to the Pteranodon nest to visit and play with them. After Tiny feels left out, Buddy and Annie show her that they can all be friends!. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Abby's Tricycle"  Abby is preparing to ride her very first tricycle! She has her basket, helmet, and her friend Elmo, but Abby doesn't know how to ride a tricycle. Elmo suggests that Gordon teach Abby since Gordon was the one to teach him. Gordon teaches Abby about all the different parts of a tricycle; the seat, handlebars, and pedals. D
9:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Slide"  Sid wonders how he can lift up his big, heavy stuffed animal dinosaur onto his bed. Sid and his friends explore how inclined planes are simple machines that make it much easier to push up heavy things. including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!. D
9:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L"  Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. D
10:00 pm 
Caillou  "Starry Night"  Things that go bump in the night, and others that light up the sky, are on everyone's mind today. A family corn roast dinner at Grandma and Grandpa's under the star-studded sky prompts Grandpa to bring out his telescope and introduce Caillou to the constellations, planets, and moon. Grandpa discovers a new planetarium is opening and there's a prize for the best space costume. D
10:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bop 'til You Drop/Sharing"  Bop 'til You Drop - The park is especially full of kids today, but all of them are busy playing. Baby Bop can't find anyone to play what she wants to play. When the others notice she is sad, they tell her they will play whatever she suggests. D
11:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D
11:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Swimming"  Everybody's swimming at Animal Junction: black jaguars, soft-shelled turtles, African penguins, Kratts -- and even Zoboo!G

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