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December 24, 2012
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12:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker 'Round The World: Sydney to Santiago"  Globe Trekker Traveller Zay Harding explores the Holy Lands - a fascinating region with a unique religious, historical and political identity. He takes in the ancient city of Jerusalem, ventures into the Palestinian West Bank where he explores one of the world's natural wonders, the Dead Sea.G
1:00 am 
NOVA  "Riddles of the Sphinx"  A team of archeologists, including the director of the Ancient Egypt Resource Associates, peel back 45 centuries of mysteries to reveal the techniques and labor invested in the giant sculpture. The team unearths new discoveries about the people who built this half-human, half-lion image that is nearly the length of a football field and as tall as the White House. And, why they created such a haunting and stupendous image.G
2:00 am 
Flight of Faith: The Jesus Story   Soaring over the Holy Land, this film focuses on the places connected with Jesus' life and ministry from an aerial perspective. Beginning in Nazareth, the scene moves across the Judean Desert to Bethlehem. Authors, scholars, archaeologists and local residents provide insight in this chronological story of the life of Jesus. Designations include the Mount of the Beatitudes, Peter's home in Galilee, Cana and Bethsaida.G
3:00 am 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "The Art of Negotiation"  Discover strategies for effective negotiations with your parents, teachers, friends, siblings, and bosses. Even if you are simply working out the shared schedule with your brother to walk the dog, you'll find out how to achieve your goals and arrive at a winning solution for everyone. Discover the success of teens who run "Grand Slam Garage Sales" and another young man who sells movie memorabilia online. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Wind, Dust and Deserts"  Covers the formation and location of deserts and their logic features.G
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Public Goods and Responsibilities"  The TVA and national health care demonstrate the role of government in our lives. D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Llevando Cuentas"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Come Back, Mac/Boo!"  Come Back, Mac - Mac tears one of Jetta's favorite sweaters and feels so terrible he runs away. Clifford and friends seek him out and convince him to return and face the music. Mac learns that he's more important to Jetta than her sweater, and that facing up is the wise thing to do. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Dummy Disaster/Francine and the Feline"  When painfully shy George brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school, a popular kid is born! Suddenly, everybody wants to hang with George and his witty wooden pal, Wally. George and Wally remain inseparable. The gang eventually gets pretty tired of talking to a dummy. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Dog Who Came to Dinner/Martha Calling"  The Dog Who Came to Dinner - Helen agrees to take care of Mrs. Clusky's dog for a few days, and Martha can't wait to welcome their houseguest. Martha Calling - When Martha wins a trip to the Come-On-Inn from a radio call-in show, there's only one problem: No dogs allowed.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "'twas The Night Before Christmas"  'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through Storybrook Village, not a creature was stirring.except for Whyatt, who has an important question for Santa! So the Super Readers catch up with Santa and his reindeer as they gallop from rooftop to rooftop and unravel the mystery of Santa's childhood, discovering along the way how to help spread the magic of the holiday. Educational Objectives: To learn about making others feel good, play with the alphabet, experiment with spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers"  Dinosaurs in the Snow - Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time. Cretaceous Conifers - The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Tribute to Number Seven"  Today is the number seven day on Sesame Street! Rosita, Abby, and Zoe begin singing about the number seven as they count seven dancing chickens. Next, Maria does the number seven rumba. As the seven celebration continues, a sniffling letter "S" arrives. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School"  Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Special Mom Day Meal"  Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion. D
12:00 pm 
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
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "All Kinds of Weather"  Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Emperor's Contest and Beethoven's Hear!"  The Emperor's Contest: Everyone is excited about a fishing contest that is being held in the park, everyone except Ryan, who doesn't want to follow the contest rules. When Ryan is tempted not to follow the rules, Barney tells a story called "The Emperor's Contest" about a boy who had a similar problem. When it's over, Ryan decides that honesty is the best policy! Educational theme: Honesty. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Happy Engines"  Henry's Happy Coal - Henry is given a special of taking a very important visitor around Sodor. When Henry visits the Steam Works he is teased by 'Arry and Bert for needing to use special coal. Henry wants be like the rest of the Steamies and use normal coal instead of his special coal. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Dog Who Came to Dinner/Martha Calling"  The Dog Who Came to Dinner - Helen agrees to take care of Mrs. Clusky's dog for a few days, and Martha can't wait to welcome their houseguest. Martha Calling - When Martha wins a trip to the Come-On-Inn from a radio call-in show, there's only one problem: No dogs allowed.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Tip It Or Dip It"  Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Oh, Holiday Cheese/Change Day"  Oh, Holiday Cheese - The Botsfords kick off the holiday festivities with a cheese party. With lots of cheese and sing-a-longs, the party is a huge success until Dr. Two Brains shows up with his cheese-swiping ray. Can WordGirl save the party and get Dr. Two Brains into the holiday spirit? Vocabulary Words: Curmudgeon, Festivity. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Icky Factor"  Hacker launches his most dastardly and secretive scheme ever! He's building a device so dastardly, victory over Cyberspace is in his sights. His cunning contraption calls for an unusual power source - the Electric Eel of Aquari-Yum. To get the eel, Hacker traps its guardian, cyberslug Icky, far from home. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Fetch Finale IV: The Prophecy Fulfilled!"  The lost legendary Helmet of Victory is so close Ruff can almost TASTE it! He's just learned that the Helmet is somewhere in Old Sturbridge Village, a town that time forgot. The FETCHers head off to the village, and then undergo a series of elimination trials to retrieve the Helmet. The FETCHer who finds the Helmet will be the Season IV FETCH Grand Champion! But will the Helmet of Victory really make Ruff victorious?. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Orlando, FL - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Mennello Museum of Art. Guests share tales and treasures, including a circa 1835 Regency-style �tag�re bought at a yard sale for $20 and a painting by Fern Coppedge worth up to $200,000. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Christmas Concert from Norway   From the historic Vang Church in Hamar, Norway, international musicians present a concert of popular, classical and traditional holiday music. Her Highness Princess Martha Louise of Norway and Harold Zwart, film director, introduce performers who include Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman, the Grammy-nominated Trondheim Soloists and siblings Mari and Hakon Samuelsen, who also organize this annual event.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker 'Round The World: Sydney to Santiago"  Globe Trekker Traveller Zay Harding explores the Holy Lands - a fascinating region with a unique religious, historical and political identity. He takes in the ancient city of Jerusalem, ventures into the Palestinian West Bank where he explores one of the world's natural wonders, the Dead Sea.G
10:00 pm 
The Night Before Christmas Carol   Join Charles Dickens in his study on Friday, the 13th, 1843 in this one-man play written by Dickens scholar and author, Elliot Engel. Actor David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens and 17 familiar characters; giving personal, social and historical context to the ghostly classic, A Christmas Carol. Cedric Charles Dickens, great grandson of the author, says zum Brunnen "absolutely becomes my great-grandfather on stage!"G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Lives Worth Living"  Fred Fay's life proves that one man can change the world, even though he has to lie flat on his back just to stay alive. This film looks at Fay's struggle to survive after a spinal cord injury and the small group of dedicated activists who formed the Disability Rights Movement to drive the nation toward equal rights for the physically challenged.G
1:00 am 
Street Vets   The statistics are staggering: Over 100,000 United States Veterans are homeless every year. Many of these men fought several decades ago during the Vietnam Era. Beginning in the early 1990's, dozens of homeless veterans programs have come into existence across the United States. D
2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Greatest Gifts"  This show is a compilation of appraisals of items received by guests as presents. Finds include a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace from a husband and a Fender bass guitar as a birthday gift, along with other valuable and interesting items.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Chevrolet Malibu Turbo"  Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo Road Test: 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 Goss' Garage: Quick Car Care. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Dog Who Came to Dinner/Martha Calling"  The Dog Who Came to Dinner - Helen agrees to take care of Mrs. Clusky's dog for a few days, and Martha can't wait to welcome their houseguest. Martha Calling - When Martha wins a trip to the Come-On-Inn from a radio call-in show, there's only one problem: No dogs allowed.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Riddles of the Sphinx"  A team of archeologists, including the director of the Ancient Egypt Resource Associates, peel back 45 centuries of mysteries to reveal the techniques and labor invested in the giant sculpture. The team unearths new discoveries about the people who built this half-human, half-lion image that is nearly the length of a football field and as tall as the White House. And, why they created such a haunting and stupendous image.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Croatia's Dalmatian Coast"  Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "River Runs Dry"  The Gila River, after beginning its journey high in the Gila Wilderness of New Mexico, historically flowed entirely across the state of Arizona. But, like ninety percent of the Southwest United States' remaining riparian areas, it is now used up and dries out merely halfway to its former confluence with the Colorado River. Revered as sacred by ancient peoples and modern-day indigenous people alike, the history of the Gila River is the story of nearly all, modern desert rivers. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Find an unusual location and you will often find uncommon gardens. If you are in need of garden inspiration, be sure to tune in to this week's GardenSMART. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Happy Holiday Meal"  Host Laura Theodore's holiday meal features petite "Acorn Squash with Mushroom, Walnut and Celery Stuffing." On the side, sweet cinnamon and maple glazed "Yummy Yam Casserole" is topped with crunchy pecans. "Green Beans Almondine" stand in for the traditional green bean casserole. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Favorites Revisited"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Marinara. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for garlic peelers. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Tom Waits"  This classic episode from 1979 features the singer-songwriter, composer and actor, with his distinctive gravely voice toward the end of the years when he had built a cult following but had not had a breakthrough recording. He combined a lyrical focus on desperate, low-life characters with a persona that seemed to embody the same lifestyle, which he sang about.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Tribute to Number Seven"  Today is the number seven day on Sesame Street! Rosita, Abby, and Zoe begin singing about the number seven as they count seven dancing chickens. Next, Maria does the number seven rumba. As the seven celebration continues, a sniffling letter "S" arrives. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers"  Dinosaurs in the Snow - Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time. Cretaceous Conifers - The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "'twas The Night Before Christmas"  'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through Storybrook Village, not a creature was stirring.except for Whyatt, who has an important question for Santa! So the Super Readers catch up with Santa and his reindeer as they gallop from rooftop to rooftop and unravel the mystery of Santa's childhood, discovering along the way how to help spread the magic of the holiday. Educational Objectives: To learn about making others feel good, play with the alphabet, experiment with spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Nervous System"  It's the complex network of nerves and cells that carries messages to and from the brain and spinal cord to various parts of the body. It coordinates our movements and controls our thoughts. It's called the nervous system. Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by Dr. Mary River, a neurologist at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, to answer students' questions.G
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor.G
4:00 pm 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "Mount Olympus and Beyond"  In the mountainous region of northern Greece, Joanna discovers an area rich with ancient stories and legends. She encounters a women's rude fortune telling festival with origins dating back to Homer. She explores the otherworldly landscape of Meteora, where Orthodox monks still inhabit the monasteries in the sky. Part 4 of 4G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker 'Round The World: Sydney to Santiago"  Globe Trekker Traveller Zay Harding explores the Holy Lands - a fascinating region with a unique religious, historical and political identity. He takes in the ancient city of Jerusalem, ventures into the Palestinian West Bank where he explores one of the world's natural wonders, the Dead Sea.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Coming to My Senses"  Idaho native Alyssa Harad tells how she became obsessed with perfume and its powers and wrote her book Coming to My Senses. Now a resident of Texas, she and host Marcia Franklin discuss what she learned and experienced while learning and experimenting with perfume.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Biscuit Fire Special"  The program examines the 500,000-acre area in the Siskiyou Mountains that was struck by wildfire in 2002.G
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Alberta, Canada - The Canadian Rockies"  From the streets of the quaint mountain village of Banff to the chateau and tea houses of Lake Louise and the lakes and rivers of Jasper National Park, Joseph introduces viewers to the amazing province that Albertans call home. D
9:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Great Basin"  Unspoiled and uncrowded, Great Basin is Nevada's only national park. Hike with us to the ridge of Wheeler Peak to see the only glacier in the southern United States. Visit a bristlecone pine forest, home to some of the world's oldest trees, explore caves, fish for Bonneville cutthroat trout and learn about fossil digging for trilobites!. D
9:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "California Migration"  Explore the natural phenomenon of migration along the central coast of California as we view migratory birds, visit groves of monarch butterflies and observe elephant seals preparing for the mating season. Learn about the comeback of the California condor and visit an ancient redwood forest. The seafood here is world famous. D
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker 'Round The World: Sydney to Santiago"  Globe Trekker Traveller Zay Harding explores the Holy Lands - a fascinating region with a unique religious, historical and political identity. He takes in the ancient city of Jerusalem, ventures into the Palestinian West Bank where he explores one of the world's natural wonders, the Dead Sea.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Coming to My Senses"  Idaho native Alyssa Harad tells how she became obsessed with perfume and its powers and wrote her book Coming to My Senses. Now a resident of Texas, she and host Marcia Franklin discuss what she learned and experienced while learning and experimenting with perfume.G
12:00 am 
Theater Talk   We welcome the acclaimed actor Ed Asner, who is back on Broadway after 23 years in Craig Wright's new play, Grace. Asner discusses his early days in Chicago and New York theater and his transition to work in Hollywood, which resulted in him ultimately becoming a household name on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and his own series Lou Grant. D
12:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "How Do People Maintain Their Identity?"  What does it mean to be a "self"? Look at an old photo. Then look in the mirror. Those two images are of the same person, right? How so? They don't look the same. D
1:00 am 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation III"  Returning to Paris from Chartres, Robert and Mireille get seats on a crowded train. They are unaware they are sharing the compartment with a mysterious man in black.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation IV"  Mireille has gone to visit a friend in Provins, and Robert, a little jealous, has rented a car to follow her. He ends up lost in the wine country of Burgundy.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Restless Society"  Election of 1960. Kennedy's thousand days in office; his assassination. Johnson's succession: assault on poverty, Great Society. Battle for racial equality: expanding protests, urban violence, black power.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation Torn"  Diversifying foreign policy. Confrontations with the Soviet Union. The agony of Viet Nam. The traumas of 1968: the Tet offensive, King and Kennedy assassinations, political turmoil.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life.G
4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Planet Earth"  Los Angeles rafters learn to read and ride the whitewater as they shoot down American River, exploring the ecology, geology and splashy thrills of the infamous rapids known as Satan's Cesspool. And DRAGONFLY TV spins a new query: how can you prove that the Earth actually rotates around the sun?. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, GA)"  Learn how one school is using wildlife and outdoor classrooms to engage youngsters in nature and teach environmental issues. And learn how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Company Dinner/La Cena Per Gli Ospiti"  Author and food critic John Mariani joins Mary Ann nella cucina to pair fantastic wines with an equally fantastic dinner, starting with a clever Chickpea Flatbread, then under the broiler goes Marinated Lamb Shoulder Chops with Fresh Mint Sauce. For dessert, what else? Buttermilk Panna Cotta with a dessert wine to send you to heaven - and keep you there. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Going Underground"  Get your shovel and trowel ready. P. Allen Smith is getting down and dirty in this episode of Garden to Table. Allen is pulling root vegetables out of the ground and putting them on a plate. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia"  Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour mixed with Viking history and heritage.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Rounding The Corner"  After a visit to "this old record store," Kevin helps Roger install plastic drywells to keep the yard from flooding in heavy rains and checks out the sleek new cabinets with kitchen designer Kathy Marshall. Learn about thermostats that program themselves and Ipe deck tiles that go right over an old deck. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Rockers"  Perfectly designed American-inspired originals. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Better Berries"  What's better than a nice juicy summer berry? Allen talks about blackberry planting, and shows us how to put together a blueberry container. We also visit some blueberry farmers in Oregon. And Allen shares tips on freezing berries. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "For The Birds - Benefits of Backyard Wildlife"  Discover why encouraging beneficial birds and wildlife to flock to your backyard can be naturally great for the environment. Learn about building houses and assisting with shelter, food recipes, and do it yourself feeder ideas. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 2"  Construct a lined jacket with ease-21st century style. Pati Palmer, designer and celebrated sewing instructor, joins Nancy to share her tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique," easy mitered vents, and much more. Streamline the process of making a fashionable jacket with these innovative ideas. D
10:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Maple Valley, Part 1"  Jerry discusses how to use thumbnail sketches to compose a painting and how to use reference materials. Then, he sketches in the basic landscape of the new painting and blocks in the background. Part 1 of 5G
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "The Creoles of Cane River"  Once a forgotten people, the Creoles of Cane River have preserved their culture through faith, tradition and an incredible family unit. The family unit is as strong today as it was when their ancestors, Marie Therese Coincoin and Claude Thomas Metoyer, were alive. Terrell Delphin and his daughter Daphne enlighten us with the story of their unique heritage just outside of Natchitoches, La. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Chocolate Art"  Today's show elevates chocolate to an art form The first segment starts with a three layer German chocolate cake recipe at the test kitchen, then decorated with dipped strawberries. Diana Rodriquez appears in the test kitchen with an idea for busy moms with cookie pops for kids. Next, is a decadent dessert recipe for black forest cake finished with a chocolate filigree topper. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Azir Nafasi and Karl Fleming"  In a 2005 interview, Azir Nafasi, teacher and author of Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, talks with Karl Fleming, journalist and legendary civil rights reporter. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation III"  Returning to Paris from Chartres, Robert and Mireille get seats on a crowded train. They are unaware they are sharing the compartment with a mysterious man in black.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation IV"  Mireille has gone to visit a friend in Provins, and Robert, a little jealous, has rented a car to follow her. He ends up lost in the wine country of Burgundy.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Restless Society"  Election of 1960. Kennedy's thousand days in office; his assassination. Johnson's succession: assault on poverty, Great Society. Battle for racial equality: expanding protests, urban violence, black power.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation Torn"  Diversifying foreign policy. Confrontations with the Soviet Union. The agony of Viet Nam. The traumas of 1968: the Tet offensive, King and Kennedy assassinations, political turmoil.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life.G
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Planet Earth"  Los Angeles rafters learn to read and ride the whitewater as they shoot down American River, exploring the ecology, geology and splashy thrills of the infamous rapids known as Satan's Cesspool. And DRAGONFLY TV spins a new query: how can you prove that the Earth actually rotates around the sun?. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Tip It Or Dip It"  Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Icky Factor"  Hacker launches his most dastardly and secretive scheme ever! He's building a device so dastardly, victory over Cyberspace is in his sights. His cunning contraption calls for an unusual power source - the Electric Eel of Aquari-Yum. To get the eel, Hacker traps its guardian, cyberslug Icky, far from home. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
7:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  NULL
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tacos, Tacos, Tacos"  This episode explores three very different, very authentic and very simple twists on Mexican tacos, one of Mexico's most iconic foods. Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos; Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole; Adobo Fish Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Rounding The Corner"  After a visit to "this old record store," Kevin helps Roger install plastic drywells to keep the yard from flooding in heavy rains and checks out the sleek new cabinets with kitchen designer Kathy Marshall. Learn about thermostats that program themselves and Ipe deck tiles that go right over an old deck. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big Sur"  Joseph and Julie celebrate their anniversary by joining a Luxury Tour that begins in their home town of Topanga. They head to the nearby Getty Villa and from there travel north along the winding coast to Santa Barbara and continue to the Big Sur.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Fish Sauce & Lemons"  Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. One of the main sources of flavor in Southeast Asian cooking is fish sauce with lime. Instead of using limes, Ming pairs fish sauce with lemons to create unique and flavorful dishes. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "The Creoles of Cane River"  Once a forgotten people, the Creoles of Cane River have preserved their culture through faith, tradition and an incredible family unit. The family unit is as strong today as it was when their ancestors, Marie Therese Coincoin and Claude Thomas Metoyer, were alive. Terrell Delphin and his daughter Daphne enlighten us with the story of their unique heritage just outside of Natchitoches, La. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G
12:00 am 
Global Voices  "Stranded: The Andes Plane Crash Survivors"  How far would you go to stay alive? The survivors of the well-known 1972 Andes plane crash recall what it took to live in the mountains for over 60 days with no food, water, or supplies. What they reveal is a story about one of humanity's greatest taboos and one that asks the question, what would you do?. D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "A Son's Sacrifice"  Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. The son of an immigrant, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's conservative community. On one of Islam's holiest days, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American and as a son. D
2:30 am 
First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty   The right of freedom of religion in the United States instigated a fundamental shift in human history. No other aspect of the American Revolution was as intrepid in its own time, or ultimately, as influential worldwide. This program profiles the generation of colonial Americans who raised the ideal of religious freedom to the level of a fundamental human right. D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Gregg Allman (musician)/Carole King (singer/songwriter). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Look Back at 2012 - The annual look back at the top religion stories of the past year, including religion's role in the presidential election, faith-based divisions over economic policy, the rising number of people with no religious affiliation, and ongoing turmoil in the Middle East. Host Bob Abernethy, R&E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom analyze the trends and events that made news in 2012. D
6:00 am 
8:00 am 
Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam   This program thoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Coming to My Senses"  Idaho native Alyssa Harad tells how she became obsessed with perfume and its powers and wrote her book Coming to My Senses. Now a resident of Texas, she and host Marcia Franklin discuss what she learned and experienced while learning and experimenting with perfume.G
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Look Back at 2012 - The annual look back at the top religion stories of the past year, including religion's role in the presidential election, faith-based divisions over economic policy, the rising number of people with no religious affiliation, and ongoing turmoil in the Middle East. Host Bob Abernethy, R&E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom analyze the trends and events that made news in 2012. D
12:00 pm 
2:00 pm 
Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam   This program thoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect. Part 2 of 2G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam   This program thoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Iranian Americans   When their homeland is racked by political and religious upheaval, leading to revolution, tens of thousands of Iranians left their homeland for the United States. This account of displacement is told by more than 25 of these immigrants, who when uprooted built completely new lives in their new country. Today they are educators, politicians, diplomats, scientists, comedians, bankers, writers and engineers, among other careers.G

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