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August 22, 2018
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5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "O Is for Opposite/Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares"  O is for Opposite - When Ms. O gets trapped in a mirror, an opposite Ms. O enters the real world. Curriculum: Data analysis and graphing; Prediction and probability. Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares - The agents try to resolve a disagreement between Ms. O and Oksana. D
5:30 pm 
5:54 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Raising The Dinosaur Giant"  Witness the work of paleontologists bringing the largest dinosaur ever discovered to virtual life. Sir David Attenborough guides us through the remarkable process, connecting the dots with living examples, other dinosaur discoveries and CGI visuals. D
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Bigger Than T.rex"  Almost a century ago, paleontologists found fossil bones from a huge dinosaur, but the Spinosaurus fossils were destroyed in a WWII bombing raid. Now cameras follow paleontologists who are reconstructing a new set of fossil bones found in Morocco revealing a 53-foot long behemoth with a huge dorsal sail and scimitar-like claws. With the help of experts in paleontology, geology, climatology and paleobotany, this film brings to life the world of 65 million years ago.G
9:00 pm 
Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks   Learn about Koko, the gorilla who redrew the line between people and animals for more than 40 years. In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives. D
10:00 pm 
Wild!  "Out of the Ashes"  On Saturday, February 7, 2009, devastating bushfires tore through parts of Australia. Swathes of prime forest were destroyed and wildlife incinerated. But, against all odds, there were survivors of 'Black Saturday'. D
11:00 pm 
Amanpour On PBS   NULL
11:30 pm 
Beyond 100 Days   NULL
5:00 pm 
Father Brown  "The Alchemist's Secret"  Professor Ambrose (James Laurenson) goes to see his old friend Father Brown (Mark Williams) to ask for help - he's been followed ever since he came into possession of the diary of the university's architect. It claims that the location of the alchemist's secret is hidden in a riddle - the key to the lock to the door. Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) and Bunty (Emer Kenny) accompany them to Gloucester University where Principal Malcolm (Danny Webb) allows student Timothy (Richard Southgate) to borrow a ceremonial key. D
6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Master Class, Part 2"  A gifted young pianist with emotional issues competes with other young talents all trying to win a scholarship in a prestigious, private music academy. Guest stars include James Fox (Sherlock Holmes) . D
6:50 pm 
Idaho Science Journal  "Treasure Valley Water Atlas"  Boise and the Treasure Valley are rich in water resources, but with urban populations exploding and as climate change disrupts traditional patterns, the area's water future is uncertain. Scientists at Boise State University have developed the Treasure Valley Water Atlas to help water managers and policy makers understand from where we get our water comes, how we currently use it and the challenges ahead.G
7:00 pm 
Poldark Season 3 On Masterpiece  "S3 E1"  George has everything going for him: Elizabeth, an heir, the Poldark lands, his own church. Meanwhile, Demelza's brothers, Sam and Drake, take up preaching. After Caroline and Dwight elope, Dwight vanishes. D
9:00 pm 
Poldark Season 3 On Masterpiece  "S3 E2"  Ross goes to revolutionary France to search for information about Dwight. George dispenses rough justice in his new role as magistrate. Drake falls in love with the governess Morwenna. D
10:00 pm 
Father Brown  "The Alchemist's Secret"  Professor Ambrose (James Laurenson) goes to see his old friend Father Brown (Mark Williams) to ask for help - he's been followed ever since he came into possession of the diary of the university's architect. It claims that the location of the alchemist's secret is hidden in a riddle - the key to the lock to the door. Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) and Bunty (Emer Kenny) accompany them to Gloucester University where Principal Malcolm (Danny Webb) allows student Timothy (Richard Southgate) to borrow a ceremonial key. D
11:00 pm 
Poldark Season 3 On Masterpiece  "S3 E1"  George has everything going for him: Elizabeth, an heir, the Poldark lands, his own church. Meanwhile, Demelza's brothers, Sam and Drake, take up preaching. After Caroline and Dwight elope, Dwight vanishes. D
5:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now  "One of a Kind Totes"  Take your yarn along in a stylish tote. Kristen Mangus makes an adorable raspberry stitch bag that is knit on a loom. Learn to make center-pull yarn balls in the technique corner with Ellen Gormley. D
5:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "James Abbott McNeill Whistler's Venetian Etchings"  David travels to beautiful Venetian locations that inspired provocative, iconoclastic artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) during his transformative trip in 1879-1880. Whistler's fame from the etchings that he created in the backstreets of Venice helped rehabilitate his artistic reputation after a disastrous libel trial with noted art critic John Ruskin. David demonstrates a dry point on a copper plate alongside a canal, the Rio de San Barnaba, located near Whistler's first studio at the Ca' Rezzonico, demonstrating Whistler's brilliance in graphic design. D
6:00 pm 
Chef's Life  "A Road Trip for Rice"  Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina heirloom rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills' efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity. Glenn's passion inspires Vivian to host a "rice dinner" at Chef & the Farmer, where each course centers around this grain. D
6:30 pm 
Nigella: At My Table   Nigella Lawson serves up five more irresistibly easy dishes, recipes which combine the comfort of the familiar and the exuberance of the new. Nigella rustles up her favorite weekend breakfast special, wonderfully light sure-fire-success waffles. She shares her go-to recipes for laidback entertaining: beef and aubergine fatteh, accompanied by bulgur wheat with flaked almonds and nigella seeds. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Tankless Water Heater, Retaining Wall"  Richard heads to Milwaukee to install an instantaneous water heater; Tom demonstrates some techniques for cutting straight edges with a circular saw; Mark rebuilds a retaining wall that was stacked with the wrong material. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Assisi and Italian Country Charm"  In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars. He ends in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day. D
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Making A Restaurant, Part 1"  One of the first questions that come to mind when we travel is, "Where should we eat?" Deciding on the right restaurant becomes an essential part of our travel plans and it's surprising to realize that just about everything that makes up a modern restaurant --- street floor access, a receptionist, seating, the wait staff, the kitchen in the back, and a written invoice --- was developed in Paris during a 50-year period starting in 1765. In this program, Burt travels around and looks at how these basic elements come together these days, when someone decides to open a restaurant. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Italian American Favorites"  Italian American food: Is it Italian, American or a piece of Americana with Italian roots? Today Lidia pays homage to the cooking of Italian American immigrants. Recipes include: caesar salad; a luscious baked eggplant stuffed with meat and vegetables; and finally stuffed mushrooms, a true crowd pleaser. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Ribs and Mashed Potatoes Revisited"  Bridget Lancaster makes Julia Collin Davison the juiciest Memphis-style wet ribs in the slow cooker. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to an apple-cider vinegar tasting. Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget how to make the best mashed potato cakes. D
9:30 pm 
My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas  "Crete: Mother of the Mediterranean"  Diane visits the source of the well-known Mediterranean diet: Crete. A hearty, soul-satisfying breakfast grain called hondros, or cracked wheat, gives a great start to the day. For a glimpse of village life, she follows a local family's daily routine of working the land and cooking up a storm and meets an unusual farmer who lives the way people did on Crete a hundred years ago. D
10:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Burning Sweet Desire"  There is a distinct word in Swedish for having something sweet together with a cup of coffee, namely fika. In today's episode, Niklas makes sweet buns at his restaurant in the middle of Stockholm and enjoys them with a cup of coffee, before he travels to South America to investigate the coffee and food traditions from these faraway places. D
10:30 pm 
Fringe Benefits  "Pittsburgh"  This former rust belt city is undergoing a renaissance. We meet a French and Indian War re-enactor and learn the rich history of the region, and its important location at the "three rivers." We join an adventure guide for a bike tour through new rail-to-trail paths, and get a taste of local agriculture with a visit to the Ligonier farmers' market. D
11:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama.G
11:30 pm 
Connect with English  "The Stranger/The Motel"  Rebecca reaches the Southwest in her cross-country drive, the car starts leaking oil, and finally breaks down on a deserted road, she meets a stranger, Alberto, the photographer.G
6:00 pm 
John Paul II In Ireland: A Plea for Peace   In the fall of 1979, John Paul II was one year into a transformative papacy filled with hope and dynamism. Northern Ireland was a decade into the Troubles, a bloody conflict that shrouded all of Ireland in gloom. The dramatic encounter between this charismatic Polish Pope and the "land of Saints and Scholars," is captured poignantly in John Paul II in Ireland, a historical documentary and spiritual reflection of what ultimately brought peace to Northern Ireland. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
DW Focus On Europe   The devastating fires in Greece have largely been extinguished, but many people remain missing.; French farmers fight to grow rare plants. D
9:00 pm 
John Paul II In Ireland: A Plea for Peace   In the fall of 1979, John Paul II was one year into a transformative papacy filled with hope and dynamism. Northern Ireland was a decade into the Troubles, a bloody conflict that shrouded all of Ireland in gloom. The dramatic encounter between this charismatic Polish Pope and the "land of Saints and Scholars," is captured poignantly in John Paul II in Ireland, a historical documentary and spiritual reflection of what ultimately brought peace to Northern Ireland. D
10:00 pm 
POV  "Swim Team"  Parents of teens on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, training them with high expectations. Follow the rise of three athletes as the film captures a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels like winning. D
11:30 pm 
Stories from the Stage  "Uh-Oh"  "It seemed like a good idea at the time." Storytellers explore those moments when best intentions led to disastrous results. Paul fears for his job after posting a saucy FAQ; Ken and his friends discover that staging a public fight can have hair-raising consequences; and Bruce reveals the thrills - and the ultimate downside - of a shoplifting spree. D
5:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "There's Gold in Them Thar Hills/Nature Cat and Mr. Hide"  There's Gold in Them Thar Hills - Squeeks accidentally finds a small nugget of gold in the park stream, but then she inadvertently loses it! To make her feel better, Nature Cat ventures back to the stream to do all he can to try and find another piece of gold for Squeeks. Nature Cat and Mr. Hide - Nature Cat hopes to finally beat Ronald at the Neighborhood Hide 'N' Seek Championship - Cat Edition. His chances for victory improve when his pals introduce him to what a lot of animals use in the wild: camouflage. D
5:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?!/For the Birdies!"  Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?! Oh no! A long-awaited play date with Daisy's butterfly friends is at risk because there are no flowers around for the butterflies to feed on. When all seems lost, Nature Cat steps up to save the day. He and his pals decide to build a new butterfly garden before the butterflies have to fly off. D
6:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Osprey"  Jimmy accidentally drops the keys to the Tortuga into the ocean. Chris, Martin and Aviva on are a race to develop osprey creature powers to find the keys before they disappear forever!. D
6:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Opossum In My Pocket"  While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost in the Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem. D
7:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Night Shift/Put Me In Coach"  Night Shift - The agents discover things are very different at Odd Squad at night. Curriculum: Mapping; Using Coordinates. Put Me In Coach - Coach O determines which agents get to visit the unicorns in Cloud Town. D
7:30 pm 
Odd Squad  "Extreme Cakeover/A Job Well Undone"  Extreme Cakeover - When a virus that turns people into cakes spreads through Headquarters, the agents try to contain the outbreak. Curriculum: Data analysis; Sorting and classifying. A Job Well Undone - The agents compete to win Agents of the Month. D
8:00 pm 
Arthur  "Show Off/Dog's Best Friend"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Arthur  "Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal"  NULL
9:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "My Rakhi Family"  Telly and Zoe help Leela celebrate the Indian holiday Rakhi. D
9:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Armored Like An Ankylosaurus/Campout!"  Armored Like an Ankylosaurus - The kids travel on the Dinosaur Train with Mr. Pteranodon to see his hero, Hank Ankylosaurus, play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, they even get to play with Hank and learn what it's like to be a dinosaur that's covered with armored plates and a mighty club for a tail. Campout! - Our Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice. D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Laura The Giganotosaurus/Dinosaur Poop!"  Laura the Giganotosaurus - Buddy spends time with Laura Giganotosaurus, a large dinosaur who always rides the Dinosaur Train and, like Buddy, is a three-toed theropod! Buddy also discovers that Laura is an avid bird-watcher. Dinosaur Poop! - Buddy and Tiny learn that all creatures poop, even really big dinosaurs. D
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale"  The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through the ocean and follows the voice all the way to a fin whale, who explains that the voice was a message from her brother thousands of miles away. D
11:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Very Different Day/Class Trip to the Library"  Daniel's Very Different - Day Daniel was expecting to have a special picnic at Katerina's house, but the day doesn't turn out quite as he had planned. Daniel learns how to adapt when his routine changes. Class Trip to the Library - Daniel and his friends are excited to go on a field trip to the library, but they arrive to find that it's closed. D
11:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Loves Tigey/Daniel Needs Tigey at School"  Daniel Loves Tigey - Daniel gets upset when Margaret spills juice on his favorite stuffed animal, Tigey. Daniel learns how he can make himself feel better when he's upset. Daniel Needs Tigey at School - Daniel is having a hard day at school, but he knows just how to make himself feel better: by hugging his Tigey! Strategy: When you're upset you can find a way to feel better. D

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