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April 23, 2012
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5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Sings/TD Makes The Band"  Martha Sings - Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! TD Makes the Band - Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts!G

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  NOVA investigates the safety of cruise ships, which carry 20 million passengers annually on vacation aboard these deluxe "floating cities," which have doubled in size during the last decade. Some engineers fear these towering behemoths are dangerosly unstable. NOVA brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct famous cruise disasters, including the recent Costa Concordia to consider the questions about cruise safety.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  "Florence"  Rudy visits the great museums and landmarks, then beats the crowds in peaceful Oltr'arno across the river.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Kickin' West On Route 66"  Join host David Yetman and his travel companion, ecologist Yar Petryszyn, as they travel along the historic Route 66 through some of the finest deserts in the United States. Beginning near the border of Texas and New Mexico, they cruise by convertible along the road that allowed thousands of Americans to make the journey to California. The Desert Speaks also takes the time to stop at some of the memorable locales along the way. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Warm Crawfish and Artichoke Salad, Ragout of Crawfish over Fresh Pasta, and Crawfish Pies. D

9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  Lidia travels to St. Louis and visits Volpi Foods, where she chats with owner Armando Passetti about their variety of cured Italian meats. Later, Lidia shows viewers the rich history of St. D

9:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Safari"  Rudy experiences the wildlife of South Africa - lions, giraffes, elephants and dozens of other animals in their natural habitat. Wildlife photographer Joe Pontecorvo films this episode to bring the excitement of the wild into the living room.G

10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Southwestern Style Menu"  Host Laura Theodore prepares Southwestern style recipes that are bursting with festive flavor. First up, "Five-Ingredient Guacamole" whips up in 5-minutes. "Jazzy Black Bean Chili" makes a great party dish or mid-week meal, paired with hearty "Double-Corn Cornbread. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty"  Rock and funk collide with this performance. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk'n' roll.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Tiddalick The Frog"  Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Idaho Ecosystems"  Idaho has many different ecosystems, including forests, wetlands, deserts and grasslands. Why are these different ecosystems important to the plants and animals in the state? Why are they different? How are they the same? Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Beth Paragamian, North Idaho Wildlife Education Center Manager and Adare Evans, Wildlife Educator, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, will answer questions about Idaho's ecosystems.G

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, then savors classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. He marvels at Monet, Manet and company in the Orsay Gallery, and traces French history in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette.G

4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People"  Host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero journey through the gorgeously diverse Patagonia landscape for a look at the Patagonian people from ancient to modern times. The travelers stop at the Cuerva de los Manos ("Cave of the Hands"), which features a lasting glimpse into the lives of early residents. The famous stenciled handprints were created by blowing through a straw-like instrument filled with paint, while the images of lizards, people and the hunting of huanacos (a relative of the llama) were painted by hand. D

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G

8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Prescribed Natural Fires, Raptor Recovery"  NULL

8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Guatemala - Seeking The Past In Tikal and Yaxha"  Joseph combines the legendary with the natural when he explores Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha and then discovers the wonders that wait at the El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve. D

9:00 pm 
West of the Basque   This documentary traces the history of the Basque in Idaho, from the early days of Basque immigrants leaving war-torn Spain and France for jobs as sheepherders in the Idaho mountains to the prominence Basque descendants hold in Idaho society today. Now dancers, language institutes and historic sites help keep the heritage alive for a people who added a vibrant layer to the state's rich tapestry.G

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G

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