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April 23, 2013
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2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Whole New Francine"  Francine decides to be a nicer person, but is it just a ploy to get invited into The Electric Company?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold"  CHUCK WITH A SIDEKICK OF BRENT - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule. D
4:00 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
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 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Attention turns to Apple's earnings. NBR will talk to a fund manager who recently started to buy the stock. And we'll take a look at what Hollywood is doing to win back aging baby boomers. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Degas and the Little Dancer"  Journalist Fiona Bruce, art expert Philip Mould and art historian Bendor Grosvenor, along with cutting-edge scientists investigate mysteries behind paintings in a new three-part season. A small painting bought as a work by Edgar Hilaire Degas is not in the official catalogue and is not recognized as genuine. The trio travels to Paris, Hamburg and Berlin while chasing its history. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Retirement Gamble"  Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether an IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the special "Money, Power and Wall Street," FRONTLINE raises questions about how America's financial institutions protect retirement savings.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Humpback and Calf"  Inspiring creativity using light and shadows to create 3 dimensional effects.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "A Journey Home" and the signature intro from "New York, New York." Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, also gives us his thoughts on composing original material. Other featured artists include Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Karl Propst. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "A Hot and Steamy Clean"  Sponges, dishcloths and soapy rags dipped into a bucket or sink over and over may not be the most hygienic way to clean your kitchen. That's why prolific inventor, Eric Huber, decided to do something about it. His idea was a device that contains water from the tap that after putting in the microwave can hold the temperature to the point of steaming while you wipe off surfaces. D
8:00 pm 
Guts with Michael Mosley   Using the latest in medical imagery and a tiny state-of-the-art camera "pill" that he swallows at the start of the film, host Michael Mosley takes viewers on a remarkable journey through his own internal system. At each stage he talks to medical experts and explains the amazing functions that happen without our conscious effort.G
9:00 pm 
Battlefield Medicine   From the trauma wards of Camp Bastion field hospital in Afghanistan, to cutting-edge medical research labs, Michael Mosley follows the medical pioneers behind procedures that have seen the survival rate among injured servicemen and women rise to 90 percent. Designed for the war zone, these developments are already making waves in emergency rooms, from spray-on skin cells to heal burns, to innovative surgical techniques like rebuilding damaged hands from scratch. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "A Hot and Steamy Clean"  Sponges, dishcloths and soapy rags dipped into a bucket or sink over and over may not be the most hygienic way to clean your kitchen. That's why prolific inventor, Eric Huber, decided to do something about it. His idea was a device that contains water from the tap that after putting in the microwave can hold the temperature to the point of steaming while you wipe off surfaces. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Fundamental Forces"  All physical phenomena of nature are explained by four forces: two nuclear forces, gravity, and electricity. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Pumped"  The community pool needs a water pump designed for the 11-foot water slide. The teams compete to see which slide the YMCA campers will choose.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How Do You Get Money?"  Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including Amazon. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Fromage Here to Eternity"  Lisa is chosen to write a story on Skeleckian cheese-making for the school paper, but Annie is determined to scoop her. 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 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Spicy Fall Sweets"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Biscuits, Oeufs au Plat and Green Onion Shrimp Gravy, and Ambrosia. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Harvest Time"  Inspired by freshly picked vegetables, Joanne prepares a vegetarian feast. She begins by making a luscious butternut squash soup. And then for a twist with her student Sasha she cooks up some Gnocchi with Brown Butter using semolina instead of potatoes along with Kale with Garlic and White Balsamic. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Stamped Concrete Patio Re-Poured"  The HOMETIME crew re-pours and re-stamps the concrete patio while fixing up the storage area below. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick goes from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union to an area of delicate lace and back-lane bike rides in small-town Bruges.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Krakow, Poland"  Burt visits the city's ancient castle and cathedral, discovers the origin of the croissant, looks at art treasures, checks out what is cooking and visits the Jewish quarter.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Spicy Fall Sweets"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. D
10:30 pm 
Great American Seafood Cook--Off II   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the sixth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in July 2009. During the Iron Chef-style competition, chefs representing 15 states, including coastal Mississippi, Maine and California, as well as Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky and Idaho, created dishes using seafood from their home state or from local sustainable fisheries. THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF contains highlights from this one-day event. D
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Beef Chronicles"  This episode traces the history of beef by tapping into Korea's religious, political and economic evolutions. Marja and her friends, food experts Diana and Jennifer, enjoy bulgogi in Seoul. Then, Marja samples bulgogi again in Andong, the spiritual capital of Korea, at a restaurant that produces thousands of ceramic jars of deonjang, a soybean paste that flavors much of Korean cooking. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick goes from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union to an area of delicate lace and back-lane bike rides in small-town Bruges.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Tonga: The Last Place On Earth"  Tonga, an archipelago of 169 islands in the South Pacific, cut off from modernity as it is physically from the Western world. Each month, however, the United States deports ethnic Tongans convicted of murder, gang violence and other serious crimes to this peaceful island kingdom. Forced to leave behind spouses, children, and family in the U.S. D
6:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Shark Reef"  In the first episode, host Carl Safina travels to Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, a coral atoll in the central American country of Belize. Accompanied by a team of U.S. researchers, who've been studying the reserve for eight years, Carl catches, tags and releases a wide variety of sharks. D
6:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "The Sacred Island"  In the second episode, host Carl Safina travels to the island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar chain off the East African coast, to discover a remarkable story of local villages winning control over their vital fishing grounds. Once threatened by resort development, Pemba's pristine reefs and lagoons are now managed by, and for, the fishermen. Carl fishes with the locals in traditional dhows and dugout canoes, and meets the influential Imams whose sermons explained how the Koran requires good stewardship of the world and its resources. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Attention turns to Apple's earnings. NBR will talk to a fund manager who recently started to buy the stock. And we'll take a look at what Hollywood is doing to win back aging baby boomers. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Shark Reef"  In the first episode, host Carl Safina travels to Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, a coral atoll in the central American country of Belize. Accompanied by a team of U.S. researchers, who've been studying the reserve for eight years, Carl catches, tags and releases a wide variety of sharks. D
11:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "The Sacred Island"  In the second episode, host Carl Safina travels to the island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar chain off the East African coast, to discover a remarkable story of local villages winning control over their vital fishing grounds. Once threatened by resort development, Pemba's pristine reefs and lagoons are now managed by, and for, the fishermen. Carl fishes with the locals in traditional dhows and dugout canoes, and meets the influential Imams whose sermons explained how the Koran requires good stewardship of the world and its resources. D

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