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August 23, 2008
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2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Toyota Sequoia"  The 2008 Toyota Sequoia, BMW M3 Sport Coupe Nissan Rogue and Kia Rondo are driven.G
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Harvest time in the Heartland means there's a huge demand for skilled workers to run the massive combines that gather the crop. Jason visits a special school in Kansas where migrant harvesters come from all over the world to learn the tricks of the trade. We join with scientists, beekeepers, and farmers to try to discover why bee colonies seem to be disappearing, and learn just how essential they are to American agriculture. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Storm That Drowned A City"  This minute-by-minute eyewitness account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, explores why the flood defenses and disaster relief planning failed to match Katrina's fury. The show looks at what made the storm so deadly, the accuracy of predictions and the possibility of similar hurricanes.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Providence, RI - Hour Three"  Host Mark Walberg visits the Providence Jewelry Museum and discovers Providence once was the costume jewelry capital of the world. Appraiser Joyce Jonas offers a primer of the vintage "fabulous fake" jewelry market, including such famous brands as Chanel, Dior and Schiaparelli - all made in Providence. Appraisers at the Rhode Island Convention Center discover such gems as a collection of 20th-century Remington ammunition-themed calendars, a set of prints by Rembrandt and Albrecht Durer, and a 1923 bronze automobile hood ornament valued at $20,000 to $30,000. Part 3 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Harewood House Special"  This compilation presents previously unseen finds from this stop near Leeds.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Majesty of Madrid"  Rick tours the Royal Palace, enjoys art-packed museums, is mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munches on pigs' ears.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "What Do Estonians Have to Fear from Russia?"  What do Estonians have to fear from Russia? The conflict in Georgia is making the Baltic States nervous. The Mafia in Naples: How the Camorra Stay in Business. The Mayor of Paris: Bertrand Delanoe. D
6:30 pm 
North Idaho College Forum  "Celebrating North Idaho College's 75 Years"  Guests are Sheila Wood, former NIC faculty member, and Fran Bahr, English Department, NIC. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Hawaii"  The whole gang flew to Hawaii, and spent a week on location in the Islands for this show that is new to public television. Guy and Ralna interpret the "Hawaiian Wedding Song." Mary Lou and Gail sing "The Cockeyed Mayor of Kuanakakai" that features diminutive Charlie Parlato.G
7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Old Order Changes"  Mr. Grace returns from a trip to the States with some startling innovations.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials  "1991"  Hyacinth roars into the holiday season, even getting Richard into a Father Christmas outfit, then confronts a drunken "Daddy" in the church rectory, and a case of mistaken identity leads to a strange meeting under the mistletoe.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Kink In Foggy's Niblick"  Foggy decides football is too dangerous, so he picks up his golf clubs - something he has not done in years.G
9:30 pm 
A Fine Romance   A luncheon engagement between Helen and Phil does not turn out as planned when Laura asks if she and Mike can join them.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Big Guy Little Guy"  Red joins a big brothers club so he can compete in a soapbox derby. Bill collects butterflies. Red turns a car into a tow truck.G
10:30 pm 
Waiting for God   NULL
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Impossible Planet"  Rose is trapped on a planet in the orbit of a black hole with an Earth expedition and the mysterious Ood. Then, something ancient begins to wake. Part 1 of 2G
2:01 pm 
Out of the Past  "Hearth"  Examines how enculturation and economic cooperation have shaped the homes andnfamilies of people, past and present. Remains of houses at archaeological sites andnfootage of family life in traditional cultures provide a glimpse into what family lifenmust have been like. D
3:01 pm 
Planet Earth  "Climate Puzzle"  Scientists piece together an unfolding mystery — what caused the ice ages, how Venus'sngreenhouse effect may have parallels on earth, and what Antarctica's eerie ice rivers demonstrate.nn. D
4:01 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Universe"  The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbialn metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of then microbes that remain to be discovered. D
4:29 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Unity of Living Systems"  All cellular organisms. D
5:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "A Dairy's Dream"  Claus investigates Denmark's dairy traditions, then prepares milk-based dishes, including his version of syllabub (a beverage of cream and sherry).G
5:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Raw Milk Cheese"  After a visit to a dairy farm that makes award-winning cheeses, the Pences fix raw milk gouda with egg and pizza with arugula.G
6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What's Cooking In Switzerland"  Burt takes viewers on a gastronomic tour of Western Switzerland. The most mountainous region in Switzerland is called the Valais and it is the home of Switzerland's most famous mountain ---the Matterhorn and that is where our gastronomic tour begins. We'll learn about a chocolate bar shaped like the Matterhorn. D
6:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Handcrafted Artisan Goat Cheese"  Caprial and John visit a goat farm to learn more about this versatile cheese. They use it to make warm broiled goat cheese salad.G
7:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "Milk Seeking Eternity"  Andreas investigates Norwegian dairy traditions and even milks a cow for the freshest possible milkshake.G
7:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Decadent Organic Dairy"  On a visit to an Oregon organic dairy, Caprial and John come across products that lend amazing flavor and aroma to their creations: mushroom dip with truffle oil, basil sour cream dressing and grilled lamb chops with cumin yogurt sauce.G
8:00 pm 
Food Trip with Todd English  "New York: The Best Pizza On Earth"  English visits Joe's Dairy to try fresh, hand-crafted mozzarella. Then he tracks down a Bronx native to learn the secret of the best U.S. pizza.G
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Milk"  Topics include: milkweeds that attract butterflies to the garden, using milk for homemade mozzarella cheese, finding new uses for vintage milk glass and seeking milkman's tools.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Milk's Leap Toward Immortality: The Story of Cheese"  Columbus brought the first cows to the Western hemisphere. Burt traces the history of cheese making in the Americas.G
9:30 pm 
Endless Feast  "Vancouver"  Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, a picturesque dairy in the foothills of Vancouver Island's Mount Arrowsmith, is the perfect site for Chef Ronald St. Pierre's delectable meal of locally raised pork, fresh-picked wild blackberries, seasonal greens and, of course, hand-made cheeses. D
10:00 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "It's The Cheese"  Like most Frenchmen, Chef Keller takes his cheese seriously, and seriously delicious results are what you get in today's cheese show, including an upscale version of macaroni and cheese and mini-burgers that conceal a surprise cheese packet. Gruyere Puffs with Roasted Garlic, Tomato Sauce; Maine Lobster Macaroni and Cheese "Au Gratin"; Stuffed Blue-Cheese Sirloin Burgers with Apple and Bacon for a Crowd. D
10:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Madison, Wisconsin"  Chef Odessa Piper of Madison's L'Etoile emphasizes the farmer as the centerpiece of any culinary creation. Chef Piper finds inspiration and raw material at the Dane County Farmers Market and at Love Tree Farm in Wisconsin's north woods, where organic sheep's milk and underground caves combine to create America's most prized artisnal cheeses. Recipes: Summer Vegetable Jewel Box; Wisconsin Cheese Plate with Riesling Pears. D
11:01 pm 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 6: Fostering Genuine Communication"  Arts teachers communicate with students, and students communicate with each other, in respectful ways that encourage communication of original ideas through the arts. In this session, participants meet a dance teacher whose students draw choreographic inspiration from poetry and sign language. A visual art teacher gives her commercial art class a fanciful assignment that enables them to communicate a concrete idea through several visual media. D
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Planet - Cold Comfort"  Alda learns about global warming and what could happen if the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. He also slogs through melting permafrost to survey drowning forests in Alaska.G
2:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hydrogen Hopes"  The show looks at how science might obtain hydrogen from renewable sources, store it safely and provide a usable fuel.G
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova scienceNOW"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson and investigators profile historical archaeologist Julie Schablitsky; investigate sleep and memory; and look at a T-Rex discovery by housewife-turned-scientist Mary SchweitzerG
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Storm That Drowned A City"  This minute-by-minute eyewitness account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, explores why the flood defenses and disaster relief planning failed to match Katrina's fury. The show looks at what made the storm so deadly, the accuracy of predictions and the possibility of similar hurricanes.G
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "The Depot That Made Dallas, Mexican Peso, Pirate Spyglass"  A Dallas historian seeks to know if the early railroad station in the middle of the Texas city is the state's first depot and did it create the bustling metropolis now surrounding it.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Ventriloquist Dummy/Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot/34 Star Flag"  Experts trace a dummy belonging to the first famous African-American ventriloquist. Then, they trace the story of a Greenich Village home that may have been visited by John Wilkes Booth and track down what happened to Gouveneur Morris's skeleton.G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Planet - Cold Comfort"  Alda learns about global warming and what could happen if the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. He also slogs through melting permafrost to survey drowning forests in Alaska.G
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hydrogen Hopes"  The show looks at how science might obtain hydrogen from renewable sources, store it safely and provide a usable fuel.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   This week on Foreign Exchange: Uganda's civil war turned children into warriors. Rebels abducted children and forced them to kill. One boy who survived his childhood as a soldier now hopes for a new life. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "Elementary Education Issues"  The persistent achievement gap between Hispanic students and their peers is a growing concern for many in this country. To narrow the academic gap, the National Council of La Raza recently released a new report calling for greater investment in early childhood education. Sherri and her guests discuss the elementary education of Latino students, the issues that create these early achievement gaps, and emerging solutions. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Gioconda Belli"  Gioconda Belli is a Nicaraguan author, poet, feminist, and activist. In her native country, she was an active participant in the communist Sandinista struggle against the dictatorship of President Anastasio Somoza Debayle in the 1970s. After Somoza's ouster in 1979, Belli held several positions in the Sandinista administration. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
2:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D
2:30 pm 
Caillou  "I Can Do It!"  Caillou's learning to do new things, and discovering it's okay to have help while he learns. To prove he's ready to help Dad paint the porch, Caillou paints Rosie's dollhouse first - and Gilbert, with paint-dipped paws, does some painting too! Caillou moves from renovation to recreation when Dad and Sarah teach him to play baseball; Dad teaches him to swim; and Clementine goads him into going down the big kids' slide. Mom shows Caillou how to tie his shoes but he get frustrated and stops trying. D
3:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Shapes and Colors"  Shapes: Baby Bop, BJ and the children prepare for the Shapes Carnival in the park. Riff knows he will do well at the carnival because he is wearing his lucky medal. But when he loses the medal, Riff is afraid he won't be able to play the games. D
3:30 pm 
Teletubbies  "Feeding The Lambs"  Children prepare milk for the lambs and put it into bottles. In Teletubbyland, the Teletubbies run in to say eh-oh. They watch Mark and Zoe decorating a cake. They make butter icing and put it on the cake. Then they add sprinkles and all sorts of other decorations. Next they add whipped cream and finally they add strawberries dipped in chocolate. Then it's time to taste the cake. The Teletubbies dance a stamping and stepping dance.G
4:00 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Who's in the Hole?"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
4:30 pm 
Between the Lions  "The Carrot Seed/The Empty Pot"  A seed that's planted and watered usually sprouts if you're patient, but what happens when the flower seed you plant for the Emperor doesn't grow? key word: seed featured consonant sounds: s, d. D
5:00 pm 
Wishbone  "Bone of Arc"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Samantha becomes the heroine of the boys soccer team while Wishbone becomes her ally. D
5:30 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
6:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
6:30 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Tito's Pet"  After a school-wide pet fair, Tito is upset because the winners, Freddy and Cesar Castillo, make fun of his tarantula and gloat about winning the first prize. When their teasing goes a little too far, Tito (with Maya's encouragement) blurts out that he has an even better pet - a chupacabra (a mythical winged carnivore of Puerto Rican lore). Now Freddy and Cesar, along with half the neighborhood, want to see the creature, and Maya and Tito have to figure out how they're going to make this legendary creature appear. D
7:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Guilty Party"  Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the Mayor of Poddleville. But at the unveiling party, Hacker accuses someone of stealing the key to his recharger chair. The kids and Digit investigate the crime by interviewing eyewitnesses.G
7:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Relaxin' with Ruff"  Ruff decides to turn over a new leaf--the stress of running a TV show will no longer get to him-no siree. He sends the FETCHers to a spa to learn about yoga and how to get their heart rates down, then it's on to an amusement park to get their pulses racing and scientifically measure their "fear factor.". D
8:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up"  Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not, so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
9:00 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "We Learn Best from Caring People/Batteries & Flashlights"  Maggie Stewart teaches sign language to a song she sings. Batteries of all sizes can power many things, from flashlights to riding machines. Machines can help people learn, but we all learn best from caring people.G
9:30 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World  "Quack's Stuck Stick/Peep's Can"  Quack's Stuck Stick - Peep discovers a beaver dam and a young, toothy beaver, while Quack, alas, loses his favorite stick. The flow of water is hard to control. But the kids find a way using bricks and sand. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up"  Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not, so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.G
10:30 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
11:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Great Race/Tummy Trouble"  Great Race - T-Bone finds himself in a contest with Mac. He doesn't win, but he does his best. T-Bone learns that you don't have to win to feel good - you just have to do your very best. D
11:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Tortoise and the Hare"  On your mark, get set...wait! Princess Pea and Red are in a potato sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go! The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare, and help these friends as they head to the finish line. Will slow and steady win this race, could fast be more fun, or will our fairytale friends learn a completely different lesson?G

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