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April 24, 2012
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2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day"  Truman's Mad When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? Vocabulary: (E) explore, theory, analyz(e)(ing), outcome, effect (I) note(s), lab, kit, finding(s), magnet(ism)(s). Dog for a Day - TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wicked Itch"  Lisa and the gang are making a movie! Will Manny Spamboni insist on making it all about him or will he learn to collaborate with The Electric Company?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment"  Risky Chuckness - When Two-Brains catches wind of the fact that Chuck is home alone he invites all of the villains to his house. WordGirl makes a surprise appearance at the villain gathering only to discover that she is surrounded by her most dangerous foes. In an effort to preserve his house, Chuck teams up with WordGirl to stop the other villains in their tracks. D
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Flying Parallinis"  When Hacker strands Jackie atop Mount Wayupthere, the rest of the CyberSquad has to act fast to save her. In their search for the elusive Diamond Joe - the mysterious figure who holds the secret to Jackie's release - the CyberSquad meets spunky TW, a young Parallini who agrees to help them. Can they discover the power of parallelograms in time to launch a daring rescue mission?. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks?"  Someone has just stolen Ruff's garden gnome and he's determined to get it back! In fact, he's so obsessed that he hasn't bathed in several days and is covered in flies-prompting Charlene to send him some fly swatters. Ruff sends Emmie and Marco to the Amherst College Museum of Natural History to analyze the footprints left behind by the perpetrator who stole the garden gnome; while Rubye and Shreya try to barter the flyswatters for something better that Ruff can give to Charlene. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Will investors take a bite out of Apple? A Wedbush Securities analyst will dissect the tech giant's earnings as the iPhone faces a loss in court. PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian talks about lower home prices. NBR Anchor Susie Gharib speaks to the CEO of the world's largest bond fund. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Land Girls   Reluctant draftee Nancy, patriotic Joyce, and sisters Bea and Annie, who are escaping an abusive father, join the Women's Land Army during World War II. They are urban women sent to work on farms to replace the manpower overseas with the military. Nancy and Annie find themselves in a life- or-death situation. Bea is the center of attention at a dance. Joyce must tame a horse, which seems to harbor a personal hatred for her. Part 1 of 5G
8:00 pm 
The Crash of 1929: American Experience   By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (now Citibank), had popularized the idea of selling stock and high-yield bonds directly to the smaller investor. Mitchell and a very small group of bankers, brokers, and speculators manipulated the stock market, grew wealthy, and helped create the economic boom of the Twenties. This film chronicles the year the boom went bust through the words and experiences of the descendants of these titans of finance. D
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "Money, Power and Wall Street, Hour 1 & 2"  Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk investigates how two U.S. administrations confront the fiercest financial crisis since the Great Depression. The report charts the largest government bailout in U.S. history, a series of decisions that rewrite the rules of government and fuel a debate that alters the country's political landscape. As President Barack Obama comes to office with a mandate for change, he grapples with the multi-headed menace of economic instability, fundamental choices about winners and losers, and the direction of his presidency.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Crossing Sea"  Create the clear pristine ocean using special painting techniques, focusing on color and contrast.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Antonio Carlos Jobim's bossa nova tune, "Corcovado," and the signature lick from Billy Preston's "Nothin' from Nothin'." Featured guests include Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Bradley Sowash. D
4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Sea of Cortez: Then and Now"  NULL
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  NOVA investigates the safety of cruise ships, which carry 20 million passengers annually on vacation aboard these deluxe "floating cities," which have doubled in size during the last decade. Some engineers fear these towering behemoths are dangerosly unstable. NOVA brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct famous cruise disasters, including the recent Costa Concordia to consider the questions about cruise safety.G
7:00 pm 
America Revealed  "Nation on the Move"  Yul Kwon journeys across the continent by air, road and rail and ventures behind the scenes with the workers who get people and goods where they need to go in a nation whose population is the most mobile on Earth. He visits the Federal Aviation Administration command center, meets innovators creating ways to propel people farther and faster, and sees how transportation analysts keep traffic at bay in Las Vegas by revolutionizing the traffic light. Part 2 of 4G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Growing Up Different"  Many children face challenges far beyond the usual stresses and strains of growing up.The program looks at the controversial use of cochlear implants to give some hearing to profoundly deaf kids, the latest in augmentative communication technology to provide speech to children without it, new insights on the fundamental nature of autism and the implications for treating autistic children.G
9:00 pm 
Autism: Coming of Age   In the next 10 to 15 years, an estimated 800,000 children with autism will age out of the school system and transition into adulthood. Then, they will look to ill-prepared state and federal governments for the support services and resources to meet their many needs - a situation autism experts refer to as the "coming tsunami." The one-hour documentary AUTISM: COMING OF AGE provides an inside look at the lives of three adults with autism and includes interviews with their families and support teams. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  NOVA investigates the safety of cruise ships, which carry 20 million passengers annually on vacation aboard these deluxe "floating cities," which have doubled in size during the last decade. Some engineers fear these towering behemoths are dangerosly unstable. NOVA brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct famous cruise disasters, including the recent Costa Concordia to consider the questions about cruise safety.G
11:00 pm 
America Revealed  "Nation on the Move"  Yul Kwon journeys across the continent by air, road and rail and ventures behind the scenes with the workers who get people and goods where they need to go in a nation whose population is the most mobile on Earth. He visits the Federal Aviation Administration command center, meets innovators creating ways to propel people farther and faster, and sees how transportation analysts keep traffic at bay in Las Vegas by revolutionizing the traffic light. Part 2 of 4G
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Potential Energy"  Potential energy provides a powerful model for understanding why the world has worked the same way since the beginning of time. D
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology  "Sensation and Perception"  Reveals how visual information is gathered and processed and how our culture, past experience and personal interests influence our perceptions.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology  "Learning"  Illustrates the basic principles of classical and operant conditioning and demonstrates how the research of Ivan Pavlov, John Watson, Edward Thorndike and B.F. Skinner has influenced today's thinking about the nature of animal and human learning.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Finishing Strongly"  The bank is foreclosing on Pine Hollow and the Saddle Club arranges a rummage sale to help the Regnerys with unexpected consequences.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How Do You Get Money?"  Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including Amazon. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wicked Itch"  Lisa and the gang are making a movie! Will Manny Spamboni insist on making it all about him or will he learn to collaborate with The Electric Company?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Flying Parallinis"  When Hacker strands Jackie atop Mount Wayupthere, the rest of the CyberSquad has to act fast to save her. In their search for the elusive Diamond Joe - the mysterious figure who holds the secret to Jackie's release - the CyberSquad meets spunky TW, a young Parallini who agrees to help them. Can they discover the power of parallelograms in time to launch a daring rescue mission?. D
6:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Your Kitchen Garden"  Caprial and John show how to eat well and fresh from a garden, no matter what the season. They prepare celeriac soup with fresh thyme.G
6:30 pm 
Christina Cooks  "What to Eat Instead of Meat"  If someone gives up steak and chicken, what's left.tofu and sprouts? Hardly. In this show, Christina will show how to navigate the mysterious world of vegetarianism. D
7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Miami, Florida"  Miami Florida is a sophisticated, subtropical city on the same latitude as the Sahara Desert. It has been described as the American city of the future. There's fun in the sun but there's also a major infusion of performing arts. D
7:30 pm 
OpenRoad  "Northwest"  Northwest Nature - 5,000 Bald Eagles accompany Doug on his British Columbian rafting trip, and rangers and residents recount the tragic explosion of Washington's Mt. St. Helens. D
8:00 pm 
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
8:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Elizabethan Joint Stool with Peter Follansbee"  The master joiner of Plimoth Plantation shows us how to make this traditional treat for the tired Tudor tush. D
9:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Router Bit Cabinet"  Storing and protecting expensive tools is a necessity in every shop. The Woodsmith editors show you a quick and easy way to build a handy wall-mounted case for your router bits. D
9:30 pm 
Growing Bolder  "No Strings Attached"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Berry Season"  Blueberries and clay pots make a charming painting. Watercolor adds layers or glazes of color because it dries lighter, while acrylics dry darker than they appear when wet. Capture the natural tones of half ripe berries, green and some pink, while the rest are deep, rich blue and ready to pop in your mouth. D
10:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "A Warm Winter"  Travel with Bob Ross and discover the beauty of a lonely cabin, fresh fallen snow and warm, wonderful skies. D
11:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Ocean Options"  Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce. D
11:30 pm 
Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth  "Peggy Markel's Morocco"  NULL
2:30 pm 
Dreamers Theater   The uplifting performance documentary DREAMERS THEATER follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, Va. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Circus School"  The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest but end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. D
6:00 pm 
Circus Dreams   Step into the world of Circus Smirkus, the only traveling youth circus in the United States. Follow a group of talented teens, ages 12 to 18, as they audition, rehearse and take to the road for a summer of performances. There are comments from many of the 27 kids with the circus but the film closely follows a 12-year-old dancer/aerialist, a shy stick-juggling boy, and two girl clowns.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Circus Dreams   Step into the world of Circus Smirkus, the only traveling youth circus in the United States. Follow a group of talented teens, ages 12 to 18, as they audition, rehearse and take to the road for a summer of performances. There are comments from many of the 27 kids with the circus but the film closely follows a 12-year-old dancer/aerialist, a shy stick-juggling boy, and two girl clowns.G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment"  Risky Chuckness - When Two-Brains catches wind of the fact that Chuck is home alone he invites all of the villains to his house. WordGirl makes a surprise appearance at the villain gathering only to discover that she is surrounded by her most dangerous foes. In an effort to preserve his house, Chuck teams up with WordGirl to stop the other villains in their tracks. D
3:00 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
3:30 pm 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks?"  Someone has just stolen Ruff's garden gnome and he's determined to get it back! In fact, he's so obsessed that he hasn't bathed in several days and is covered in flies-prompting Charlene to send him some fly swatters. Ruff sends Emmie and Marco to the Amherst College Museum of Natural History to analyze the footprints left behind by the perpetrator who stole the garden gnome; while Rubye and Shreya try to barter the flyswatters for something better that Ruff can give to Charlene. D
4:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Jetta's Tall Tale/The Big Fetch"  Jetta feels a twinge of jealousy when the other children make a fuss over Emily Elizabeth's wonderful big pet Clifford, so she blurts out a story about her own wonderful big pet a huge parrot named Lulu. But the little lie quickly grows into a big mess, forcing Jetta to dress Clifford up as a bird to keep the lie from being exposed. Her conscience finally makes her do the right thing and she apologizes for having created the lie in the first place. D
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "Grandma Thora Appreciation Day/Fern's Slumber Party"  Arthur and D.W. are planning a surprise party for Grandma Thora. But somehow, in the midst of all the party-planning mayhem, one teeny detail gets forgotten -- the guest of honor! In the second story, shy Fern hosts a slumber party. D
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day"  Truman's Mad When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? Vocabulary: (E) explore, theory, analyz(e)(ing), outcome, effect (I) note(s), lab, kit, finding(s), magnet(ism)(s). Dog for a Day - TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off"  School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one? Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower"  Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. D
9:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Want Cake"  Sid declares that he shall only eat Birthday cake for every meal! Sid and his friends discover that only eating cake would make their bodies feel terrible. Then they explore and learn that the best way to stay healthy is by eating nutritious food. D
9:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake"  Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. D
10:00 pm 
Caillou  "Springtime for Caillou"  Caillou's Valentines - It's Valentine's Day and Daddy surprises Mommy with a bouquet of roses at breakfast. Caillou is intrigued by the cupid on his card from Mommy. At playschool the children make valentines for all their friends. D
10:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Lights, Camera, Action, A Movie Adventure"  Grace's food drive isn't going too well. Melanie decides to help her friend out by putting on a movie premier for a canned food admission price. When Baby Bop, BJ, and Riff try to help Melanie, they come up with different ideas that lead up to a cacophony of topsy-turvy events. D
11:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
11:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Creature Neighbors"  It's treasure hunt time in Animal Junction for the Kratt Brothers, Zoboo and all of their creature neighbors. With the help of two fox kits, Zoboo locates the first piece of the puzzle leading them to the treasure_but will they find the treasure itself?G

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