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August 23, 2012
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2:00 am 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Jobs"  The opening episode of this miniseries looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas relating to immigrant policies. Featured are an American-educated Taiwanese scientist searching for an employer to sponsor her visa, and immigrant workers in an Ozark town who bring economic turnaround but also language barriers and culture clashes. Part 1 of 3G
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel takes you inside America's K-12 classrooms with 5 short documentaries that showcase inspiring and effective teaching practices. Watch high-achievers excel in a mixed grade classroom. See how a teacher uses food coloring to mix up her math class. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Maxwell's Equations"  Maxwell discovers that displacement current produces electromagnetic waves or light. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Economic Growth"  The effects of natural resource depletion and the nature of the telecommunications industry are explored. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Secreto (The Secret)"  This episode continues to introduce basic words and sentences of the Spanish language.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Hips - Version One"  With Baddha Konasana, Pigeon/Kapottasana, Double Pigeon and others. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Who Moved My Bone/Clifford The Pirate King"  Who Moved My Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Be A Good Friend When Cleo accuses T-Bone of trying to steal her bone, Clifford gets caught in the middle of his two feuding friends. His efforts finally pay off when Cleo and T-Bone realize that their friendship is worth more than a silly old bone. Clifford the Pirate King - Clifford's Big Idea: Work Together After reading the book Treasure Island in school, the kids decide to throw a "Treasure Island" theme party. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Cast Away/The Great Sock Mystery"  Cast Away - Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. Finally - an escape from D.W.! But when a change in plans forces them to include her, Arthur's had enough. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide"  No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
9:30 am 
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
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
11:00 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
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "The Lost Letter L/Catch That C!"  The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog. Instead, he'll just fix it himself. Although Bug and Dog try to help, things spiral out of control, and soon Duck has broken a lamp, a lever and even Frog's log! Duck learns that everyone makes mistakes and admitting them sooner rather than later can make a big difference. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Builder"  Caillou the Road Builder - There's been a big storm and the playschool yard is littered with branches and other debris. The children all pitch in to help clean up the playground . When Caillou and his friends, Leo and Clementine, finish their cleanup duties they decide to build a road through the sandlot. D
12:30 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
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Listening and Learning"  Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide"  No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Pretty Princess Premiere/Where's Huggy?"  Pretty Princess Premiere - Will Becky be able to attend "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony" movie premiere or will the Energy Monster foil her chance of seeing Pretty Princess on the silver screen? Vocabulary Words: Anticipate, Premiere. Where's Huggy? - Disaster strikes when Bob goes missing. WordGirl tracks him down by making house calls at the evil villains lairs. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Look What The Dog Dug Up!"  When Ruff digs up a sarcophagus in his backyard, he's convinced it's an authentic Egyptian mummy, and he's also convinced it comes with a curse. He sends the FETCHers to the Museum of Fine Arts to authenticate the artifact, and also to a carbon dating lab to verify the age of the mummy. The kids then go through Tomb, an Egypt-themed amusement park to solve the mystery of the mummy. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Blood Is Thicker"  Bert Large has been hiding a heartbreaking secret from his son Al, but the father's reluctance to produce his son's birth certificate is arousing Al's suspicions.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Worm in the Bud, Part 1"  When the body of a farmer's wife is discovered in Setwale Wood, villagers assume she committed suicide due to her inability to have a child. But when Barnaby discovers the timestamp on her suicide is from seven hours after her death, the case morphs into a hunt for a killer. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
POV  "Presumed Guilty"  In 2005 an innocent man named Tono Zuniga is picked up off the streets of Mexico City, wrongly accused, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 20 years in prison. This is the story of two young Mexican lawyers and their struggle to free Zuniga.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "River of No Return: Idaho's Scenic Salmon"  The show profiles the river and the people who live, work and visit there. The Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders of Moscow attempt to run the Salmon River in a dug-out canoeG
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Reused Robot!"  Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him there is no such thing as "away," and when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. Sid and his friends explore the idea that everything we throw away goes somewhere. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "France's Dordogne"  Rick takes a canoe ride, visits a goose farm and savors the foie gras, wanders through a lamp-lit castle, enjoys a country market, and visits the Sistine Chapel of the prehistoric world.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Dublin and Beyond"  Irish eyes are smiling when we explore Dublin, Ireland's urban core. There's history around every corner, and Dublin delights with Trinity College, the Book of Kells, the famous Guinness Brewery, and the infamous Kilmainham jail where Irish rebels spent their last days. We liberally sample pub life while tapping our toes to traditional music, and follow in the footsteps of famous Irish writers on a literary pub-crawl. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Heart of a Pueblo"  Plazas are the heart and soul of bustling Mexican cities and sleepy desert pueblos alike. Renowned architect Bob Vint travels with host David Yetman to explore a range of plazas, from pre-Hispanic to modern, and examine their unifying characteristics. The program includes a sampling of cities with some of the most beautiful and influential plazas, from the first pre-Hispanic plazas in Chichen Itza to one of the world's largest plazas in Mexico City. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca"  Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta from his company, "Arcangelo Cheese" in Wilmington, DE. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Benedict Arnold's Treacherous Wife"  We all know the story of Benedict Arnold, and how he betrayed his new country to the British. But few know the role his wife, Peggy Shippen Arnold played in his treasonous act. Fewer still realize how close Arnold was to being caught on the dramatic day of his flight across to British lines. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Bryan Caswell & Filleting Fish"  Do you know what to do when your kid or a friend brings you a whole fish? Well, Ming is going to show you how to break down that tasty fresh filet the right way! And waiting in the wings joining Ming, is Houston's Chef Bryan Caswell. Working together with the surprise catch of the day, and ingredients from Ming's pantry, they create two delicious dishes on the fly: Tea-Smoked Trout with Thai Cucumber Tomato Salad and Crispy-Skin Snapper with Fennel & Swiss Chard Agro Dolce. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Backyard Chicken Dinner"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Grill-Smoked Chicken and serves it with Salt-Baked Potatoes. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the perfect cooler in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  Around the House travels throughout a home to find and fix 20 of the most common decorating mistakes. We begin in the family room with plant and clutter issues. Then, Shari heads to the bedroom for problems like too small nightstands. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Allen Toussaint"  Legendary New Orleans songwriter Allen Toussaint hits the stage with songs from this latest album, The Bright Mississippi, and classic hits like "Southern Nights."G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
1:00 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
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Sleeping Beauty"  Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and.a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty.and wake her. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Gone Fishin' with David Pasternack"  Seafood expert David Pasternack, from New York's fish temple Esca, shows why he loves food with fins with three favorite recipes from his arsenal: Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas and Salt-Baked Pesce per Due with Braised Greens. Cooking fish this way makes it easy and accessible. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Salzburg and Surroundings"  Rick finds Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, to be a baroque jewel of a town. The town is also the springboard for dozens of Alpine adventures, from summer bobsledding, to hikes around Hitler's old Eagles Nest hideout, to a boat ride on serene Lake Hallstatt.G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   The Lost & Found; Barefoot Nellie & Company. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Virus"  George transfers his superpowers to Mrs. Raven, Stanley and Ella while trying to save them from a space virus he has infected them with.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Shedding The Load"  Sales are down; profits are low. In an effort to economize, Young Mr. Grace must let someone go.G
7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "The Proposal"  The Duncans abruptly vacate the dwelling next door and Judith proposes that she and Alistair take up residence there.G
7:30 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Vera moves to a trailer park and falls in with some very suspicious company. She sends one of her newly acquainted thuggish neighbours to sort out her erstwhile friend.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Out of the Woods"  Red and Ed trap a large animal roaming the woods at night. Then, Red demonstrates carefree travel by using wear-on luggage.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Art Exhibition"  Hyacinth bones up on art knowledge when she and Richard are invited to a showing at a gallery. Her polish stands to be stripped when her father shows up too.G
9:00 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Tee Off, Mr. Bean"  The series opens with Mr. Bean misplacing his trousers at the laundromat. The problem solved, he goes to the Krazy Golf Course where he finds he must play without touching the ball.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum and Dad want a quiet meal for two, but first they have to escape the house.G
10:00 pm 
My Family  "Abi Ever After"  On the eve of their big day, Roger and Abi get cold feet thanks to their respective mothers. For this accident-prone pair, anything could happen before the ceremony, and apparently Ben comparing marriage to "being in a boxing ring" has not been helpful.G
10:30 pm 
My Hero  "Virus"  George transfers his superpowers to Mrs. Raven, Stanley and Ella while trying to save them from a space virus he has infected them with.G
11:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Shedding The Load"  Sales are down; profits are low. In an effort to economize, Young Mr. Grace must let someone go.G
11:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "The Proposal"  The Duncans abruptly vacate the dwelling next door and Judith proposes that she and Alistair take up residence there.G
2:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Mainland"  Laos: Isolated Heart - Laos is emerging from isolation to join the global economy as an exporter of hydroelectric power. Vietnam: Fertile Dreams - As the world's second largest rice exporter, Vietnam's booming economy is evident in the explosive growth of Ho Chi Minh City. D
2:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Maritime Connection"  Indonesia: Tourists and Terrorists - Why was Bali a target for terrorists? We explore the underlying tourist industry on this once peaceful island. Multi-Cultural Malaysia - Amidst growing pressures from Islamic militants, social and economic programs seek to build tolerance among Malaysia's diverse cultures. D
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "One Step Forward"  Having forged a bond with Midnight, Simon works to save the horse's life and Saddle Club members involve themselves in the cause.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Your Paycheck"  What's on your stub, bub? The Biz Kids use a modern American pay stub to explore various social movements of the last century. From unions to social security and from workman's compensation to the 401(k) plans of today-it's all there on the stub. Plus, you'll meet entrepreneurs and explore how they started their businesses. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Young Farmers"  There is a new breed of farmer emerging in America. They're young, hard working and highly motivated toward environmental stewardship. These young people are turning to small-scale farming because they want to make a difference in the way our food is produced. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D
6:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Summer Eco-Picnic"  Host Laura Theodore shares tasty recipes and tips for serving earth-friendly outdoor summer meals. Highlights include "Cool Cucumber Soup" served in edible bread bowls and "Sunflower Avocado Rolls," make perfect portable sandwiches. Next up, no picnic would be complete without "Country Style Red Potato Salad. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Getting Well, Staying Well"  A healthy diet of whole, unprocessed, seasonal foods, deliciously prepared, helps people feel strong and vital, less prone to feeling run down and washed out. Christina cooks recipes that increase energy levels. D
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Turkey's Turquoise Coast"  Viewers will be forgiven for thinking the southern Turkish coast on the Mediterranean Sea more closely resembles the Italian countryside or Greek islands. That's because the best Greek and Roman ruins are found in Turkey. Great, ancient towns of Ephesus, Antalya, Myra and Dalyan dot the Turkish coast, tempting visitors to step back into time when lavish Roman homes and markets dotted the landscape. D
7:30 am 
The Seasoned Traveler  "English Gardens"  George Bauer visits some of England's largest-and smallest-flower-filled spaces. Highlights include Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens, a 3,000-acre estate in the rolling hills of Lincolnshire; Chatsworth House, a Baroque palace whose grounds were first landscaped in the 1760s by the famous Capability Brown; and Durham's Crook Hall & Gardens, a small parcel that includes a Shakespeare Garden filled with plants and flowers from the Bard's time. D
8:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Shaker Rocker Frame"  The Shakers were rocking in this classic chair of turned and steam-bent maple.G
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Cherry Console"  Sturdy construction and a classic design are just a couple of the features of this classic cherry console. Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you how to turn a sheet of plywood and some hardwood edging into an elegant storage project. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Cool:Create A Garden That's Cool"  Host Jamie Durie checks out pool-side landscaping in Beverly Hills. Cool colors are incorporated into perennial borders. Paul Epsom picks plants that provide winter interest.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Building, Part 2"  Vicki shares the latest on energy efficient windows, doors, roofing, siding and heating and cooling systems. Then visit a cutting-edge stone yard for expert advice on selecting the right stone. D
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Bridging Stitch Embellishment"  Bridging stitch embellishment on an heirloom blouse; Sew Booking segment on embroidering on printable fabric; Adding lace to a finished slip; Antique Technique on wing needle hemstitching; "Extended Applique" Designer Technique. Guests: June Mellinger, Kathy Barnard. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "High Tide"  Bob Ross' gentle brush strokes create bending palm trees on the edge of a sea coast, just before the water reaches high point. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "Polar Berries"  Andreas hunts the world's most northerly berries at the city of Lyngen, above the Arctic Circle.G
11:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Asparagus Soup & Grilled Herbed Lamb Leg"  Joanne teaches her student Cheryl the basics of soup-making and using fresh and dried herbs to create two delicious recipes. Recipes: (1) ASPARAGUS SOUP WITH LEMON CREME FRAICHE, (2) GRILLED LEG OF LAMB WITH LAVENDER-ROSEMARY RUB. Student: Cheryl Kovalchik - Entertainment Marketing. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Comienzo (The Beginning)"  This episode introduces numbers, how to ask directions, and basic phrases and questions one might use when getting to know someone.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Perdido (Lost)"  This episode introduces school subjects, how the grading system works in Spanish secondary schools, and basic conversation about school, food, and traveling around Sevilla.G
1:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D
1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Voltage, Energy, and Force"  When is electricity dangerous or benign, spectacular or useful?. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Electric Battery"  Volta invents the electric battery using the internal properties of different metals. D
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "One Step Forward"  Having forged a bond with Midnight, Simon works to save the horse's life and Saddle Club members involve themselves in the cause.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Your Paycheck"  What's on your stub, bub? The Biz Kids use a modern American pay stub to explore various social movements of the last century. From unions to social security and from workman's compensation to the 401(k) plans of today-it's all there on the stub. Plus, you'll meet entrepreneurs and explore how they started their businesses. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. 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  "Here's The Beef"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. D
7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Out of Africa"  Africa. Where mankind, grilling, and civilization began. Today, we take you to this mysterious, multi-cultural continent, where complex flavors and grilling techniques show just how far we've evolved since a human ancestor called Homo erectus became the first animal to cook his dinner. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Into The West - Galway, Mayo and Sligo"  NULL
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Shaker Rocker Frame"  The Shakers were rocking in this classic chair of turned and steam-bent maple.G
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Belgium"  Burt takes a look at Belgium and tours the capital city of Brussels. We'll find out why beer is the national drink and sample one flavored with cherries. We'll discover why the hand of a giant became the symbol of the city of Antwerp and find out why food experts love Belgian cooking. D
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  "Here's The Beef"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul's taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Dinner Dance Or Swept Off My Feet"  Joanne starts her class with a challenge, presenting her French student Pascal three variations on the classic French sauce aioli. Then they are both swept off their feet by Joanne's twist on the classic combination of chicken and salad. Recipes: Aioli and Variations, "Oven-Fried" Chicken Legs, and Butter Lettuce and Avocado with Lime Vinaigrette. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeff Foxworthy (comedian). D
3:00 am 
Saving The Bay  "Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959)"  The 1906 earthquake accelerates the dispersion of people and industry to the East Bay region. Other major changes for the Bay include: the first of California's massive water re-distribution projects, the great bridge building era, and the world's greatest shipbuilding center during World War II.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Keanu Reeves (actor). D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Pelvic Organ Prolapse"  An estimated 50% of women between the ages of 50 and 79 have some form of prolapse, yet most have never heard of it. Learn about a common problem many women may be too embarrassed to talk about. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G
7:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What's The Next Big Thing?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson comes face-to-face with social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. He also meets with geologists seeking clues for earthquake forecasts; joins engineers testing tiny, two-wheeled cars, which might drive themselves through city streets; and learns about proposals for making the outdated electric grid "smart."G
8:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Big Cats"  Dissecting a lion and a tiger, scientists show how alike the two big cats are under the skin. Biologist Simon Watt comes face to face with a liger - a cross between a lion and a tiger. Unlike small cats, both lions and tigers roar and the team analyzes what enables them to make that sound.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Keanu Reeves (actor). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeff Foxworthy (comedian). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Pelvic Organ Prolapse"  An estimated 50% of women between the ages of 50 and 79 have some form of prolapse, yet most have never heard of it. Learn about a common problem many women may be too embarrassed to talk about. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G
1:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What's The Next Big Thing?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson comes face-to-face with social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. He also meets with geologists seeking clues for earthquake forecasts; joins engineers testing tiny, two-wheeled cars, which might drive themselves through city streets; and learns about proposals for making the outdated electric grid "smart."G
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "River of No Return: Idaho's Scenic Salmon"  The show profiles the river and the people who live, work and visit there. The Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders of Moscow attempt to run the Salmon River in a dug-out canoeG
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G
6:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What's The Next Big Thing?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson comes face-to-face with social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. He also meets with geologists seeking clues for earthquake forecasts; joins engineers testing tiny, two-wheeled cars, which might drive themselves through city streets; and learns about proposals for making the outdated electric grid "smart."G
7:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Big Cats"  Dissecting a lion and a tiger, scientists show how alike the two big cats are under the skin. Biologist Simon Watt comes face to face with a liger - a cross between a lion and a tiger. Unlike small cats, both lions and tigers roar and the team analyzes what enables them to make that sound.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What's The Next Big Thing?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson comes face-to-face with social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. He also meets with geologists seeking clues for earthquake forecasts; joins engineers testing tiny, two-wheeled cars, which might drive themselves through city streets; and learns about proposals for making the outdated electric grid "smart."G

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