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3:00 am 
Jewish Americans  "The Best of Times, The Worst of Times"  Jewish Americans face difficulties entering mainstream American life. Some memberships and occupations are closed to them; colleges limit the number of Jewish students admitted. They develop their own resources, with many achieving professional success and fame. Then, while still being blamed for the Depression of the 1930s in America, they hear disturbing news from Germany. Part 2 of 3G
5:00 am 
The Berenstain Bears  "The Birthday Boy/Go to Camp"  With Mama and Papa too busy setting up Brother's birthday party, Sister reluctantly decides to do her "Tell Us About A Family Member" school assignment on Brother. The cubs have had a fantastic summer at day camp.G
5:30 am 
Jay Jay The Jet Plane  "The Mystery of Flight/Tracy's Sonic Boom"  The Mystery of Flight: When Revin' Evan is unable to travel across a bridge, the young planes learn all about what actually makes planes fly - and they come up with a plan for Evan to "float" across the river with the help of a hot air balloon! Tracy's Sonic Boom: When Tracy flies out of control and has to be rescued, she realizes there are some things that shouldn't be done without the help of an adult. D
6:00 am 
Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies  "What's in a Tail?/Footprints in the Sand"  What's in a Tail? - Everybody seems enamored with their tails today, except for Max, who doesn't think his tail is so special. Mama shows the kids (through her movies) that there are a lot of different "tails to tell" in the animal kingdom. Every tail, however, is unique and special - just like the animal it's attached to. D
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Quack's Stuck Stick/Peep's Can"  Quack's Stuck Stick - Peep discovers a beaver dam and a young, toothy beaver, while Quack, alas, loses his favorite stick. The flow of water is hard to control. But the kids find a way using bricks and sand. D
7:00 am 
Plaza Sesamo   This episode is dedicated to the letter "T" and numbers 1 to 10. In this episode we come to the end of Copa Sesamo with a soccer match between the guest team and Plaza's team, where they play the first half of the game with Jorge Campos as the trainer, Tono de Valdes as the sports narrator, and Modesto microfono as a reporter. We will laugh with Grover, when he mocks a "Jane Fonda" kind-of video clip, inviting us to exercise. D
7:30 am 
George Shrinks  "King Kongo"  George and Becky are making a monster movie but things aren't going very smoothly. Junior their star "monster" is more interested in snacking on cookies than acting.G
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Introducing Dodger"  Bob has constructed a shed for Meg's new milk bottling plant. Now it's time to install the machinery. It's a lot more complicated than it looks. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Hop to It/Nighttime"  A) Franny travels to the Australian outback where she meets Rudy, a baby kangaroo. Rudy loves to be in his mother's pouch, but is afraid to venture out on his own. With Franny's help, Rudy learns to hop by himself and discovers that growing up is not so hard to do. D
9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Believing"  Percy breaks down when delivering the mail at night. While Thomas is pushing him back to the sheds, Percy sees some flashing lights in the sky and is convinced they are a spaceship. Gordon teases Percy, so when Thomas is sent to deliver the mail for Percy he becomes determined to prove his friend was right. D
9:30 am 
Animalia  "Tunnel Vision"  Alex explores Animalia's tunnel system where he becomes trapped, along with an Animalian he has never met before, a weasel named TC.G
10:00 am 
Saddle Club  "High Stakes Pt. 1"  Carole assists a famous trainer with Mr. DiAngelo's promising young racehorse. With her father's new investment in Pine Hollow, Veronica lords her newfound status over the others at the stable. Part 1 of 2G
10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack   Difficult markets call for tough decisions. This week, two veteran portfolio managers discuss their investment approach. Wally Weitz of the Weitz Value Funds weighs in on his Warren Buffet approach to investing, which is going through a rough patch this year. D
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Swinging Women: As the race for the White House tightens, analyts say women under fifty remain the key swing bloc of voters. Childfree: Fewer American women are having children. Sex Talk at Church: Former U.S. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Painting On Location with Bob Fagan  "First Impressions"  Roaming watercolor artist Bob Fagan combines his laid back painting technique with tropical adventure when he tours the Gulf Coast Islands of Sanibel and Captiva. He begins his visit by painting the Sanibel fishing pier and visiting with local fishermen.G
12:30 pm 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Surface Embellishment"  Hausman and her guest, Patti Jo, share techniques to couch yarns and other textures to projects, with accessory feet, free motion and embroidery.G
1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Three Zinnias Wall Quilt"  Fons and Porter demonstrate two methods for making half-square triangles and how to trim points for perfect patchwork.G
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Betsy-Tacy House - Insulation and Drywall"  Dean, Miriam and the crew help a preservation group rebuild the interior of the historic home.G
2:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Table Saw 101 - Part 1"  Norm explores the usefulness of the table saw, beginning with various types of them, what they can do and how to adjust them to make them more accurate. He begins with the table saw's most common task - ripping. Part 1 of 2G
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 5"  The kitchen is plastered, the new white oak flooring is down and the new cabinets have arrived. Tom Silva installs a standing seam copper roof over the back porch.G
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
3:30 pm 
The Victory Garden   Correspondent Lucinda Mays visits the Chicago-area garden of landscape designer Craig Bergmann. Also visited are Atlanta Botanic Garden and Wave Hill in the Bronx, New York.G
4:00 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Bean"  This episode builds a bean trellis, cooks with garden fresh beans, learns about a school program to save heirloom beans and makes bean sprouts.G
4:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Iraq War Injuries"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with two physicians who have treated veterans about the toll that Iraq war injuries are taking on soldiers and society.?G
5:00 pm 
Monarch of the Glen   Alex takes on the role of estate factor. Isobel puts her organic produce to the test at the local market. Jess plays matchmaker between Golly and the new dance teacher.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Storm That Drowned A City"  This minute-by-minute eyewitness account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, explores why the flood defenses and disaster relief planning failed to match Katrina's fury. The show looks at what made the storm so deadly, the accuracy of predictions and the possibility of similar hurricanes.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
8:00 pm 
Nature  "A Mystery In Alaska"  Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moore, explores above and below Alaska's coastal waters to seek answers to why the Steller's sea lion population has declined 80 percent within 20 years.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series 6: Natural Causes"  While Lynley is suspended, Havers teams with Detective Inspector Fiona Knight to investigate the drowning death of a young woman. Lynley cannot resist lending a hand.G
10:30 pm 
Narrow Gauge Steam in the Rockies   This film follows the tracks of railroading history in Colorado and New Mexico from 1880 to the present. Old and new are contrasted on the current Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.G
11:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Sh*t Happens"  A nasty stomach bug sweeps Portwenn. Martin creates panic when he wants the public swimming pool shut down.G
3:01 am 
Planet Earth  "Climate Puzzle"  Scientists piece together an unfolding mystery — what caused the ice ages, how Venus'sngreenhouse effect may have parallels on earth, and what Antarctica's eerie ice rivers demonstrate.nn. D
4:01 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Universe"  The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbialn metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of then microbes that remain to be discovered. D
4:29 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Unity of Living Systems"  All cellular organisms. D
5:00 am 
Made In Spain  "Spain's Vegetable Garden"  Andr�s stuffs red piquillo peppers with cheese, then visits Navarra to show how the peppers are roasted and peeled. At home he makes a cheese and white asparagus salad.G
5:30 am 
Everyday Food  "Asian 101"  Lucinda makes chicken stir-fry wraps. Margot demonstrates how to use wonton wrappers to make pot stickers. Sarah prepares an Asian noodle salad.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
6:30 am 
Classical Destinations  "The Real Song of Norway"  A journey through the spectacular mountains, ravines and fjords of Norway, ending in the capital of Oslo, as we follow the life of the country's most beloved composer - Edvard Grieg. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Spring Bulbs"  Smith profiles spring bulbs from his garden. He speaks with a bulb expert who shows how to incorporate bulbs into a garden.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Baby on the Way"  With her second child on the way, Sloan will share the nursery makeover and what's new in health, safety and gear for baby. D
8:30 am 
Cultivating Life  "Terrace"  Topics include: colorful tropical containers, ideas for hors d?oeuvres, making a cedar side table and a visit to a terraced hillside garden.G
9:00 am 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Metals and Wire"  Our first metal design is metal clay made into charms from Tammy Honaman. Then it's on to wire and macrame techniques from Katie Hacker on today's beading lesson. Next Linda Augsburg has a wire wrapped bracelet. D
9:30 am 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Monet - Water Lily Garden at Giverny, France"  Dunlop visits Giverny, 45 miles northwest of Paris, the last home of Claude Monet, considered the father of Impressionism. While there, Dunlop paints the same water lily garden that Monet painted, using Monet's techniques. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lemon Layer Cake"  Kitchen experts put lemon cake through the rigors of the Test Kitchen.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Serendipitous Celery"  Lidia makes celery chutney, baked onions from Acquaviva and bucatini with toasted breadcrumbs.G
11:01 am 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 7: Making The Most of Community Resources"  Arts teachers develop relationships with community members and organizations by bringing artists into the classroom, taking students beyond school walls, and asking students to draw inspiration from the voices of their community. In this session, participants see a guest choreographer who challenges the students with her working style and expectations. A visiting theatre artist helps playwriting students develop monologues based on interviews with people in the neighborhood. D
12:00 pm 
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers  "Workshop 8. Rights and Responsibilities of Students"  Students in Matt Johnson. D
1:01 pm 
Inside The Global Economy  "Trade Liberalization and Regional Trade Blocs"  Multilateral trade liberalization and preferential trading arrangements. Case studies: the Canadian-U.S. D
2:01 pm 
Out of the Past  "Artisans and Traders"  Explores the link between economic and cultural evolution. Hunter-gatherers andnearly agriculturalists had simple divisions of labor, but today people make a living innmany ways. The proliferation of occupations and the extreme economicninterdependence of today are the result of increasing job specialization, causingnsociety to continually undergo restructuring. D
3:01 pm 
Planet Earth  "Tales from Other Worlds"  Through little-seen footage shot in space and special effects, visit the great failed star of Jupiter,nprobe the raging volcano of Io, and peer through acid rain clouds to see the surface of Venus fornthe first time.n. D
4:01 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Metabolism"  The metabolic pathways that produce energy create important environmental transformations.n Although living organisms have diverse ways of meeting their energy needs, there is an amazingn similarity between all life forms as they carry out metabolism directed to the construction and usen of necessary biological molecules. D
4:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Reading The Code of Life"  DNA is central to cell activity, replicating with great fidelity and carrying the information for alln proteins. Organisms also regulate the products made from genes in an effort to conserve energyn and adapt to new environments. D
5:00 pm 
Made In Spain  "Spain's Vegetable Garden"  Andr�s stuffs red piquillo peppers with cheese, then visits Navarra to show how the peppers are roasted and peeled. At home he makes a cheese and white asparagus salad.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "Asian 101"  Lucinda makes chicken stir-fry wraps. Margot demonstrates how to use wonton wrappers to make pot stickers. Sarah prepares an Asian noodle salad.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
6:30 pm 
Classical Destinations  "The Real Song of Norway"  A journey through the spectacular mountains, ravines and fjords of Norway, ending in the capital of Oslo, as we follow the life of the country's most beloved composer - Edvard Grieg. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Spring Bulbs"  Smith profiles spring bulbs from his garden. He speaks with a bulb expert who shows how to incorporate bulbs into a garden.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Baby on the Way"  With her second child on the way, Sloan will share the nursery makeover and what's new in health, safety and gear for baby. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Terrace"  Topics include: colorful tropical containers, ideas for hors d?oeuvres, making a cedar side table and a visit to a terraced hillside garden.G
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Metals and Wire"  Our first metal design is metal clay made into charms from Tammy Honaman. Then it's on to wire and macrame techniques from Katie Hacker on today's beading lesson. Next Linda Augsburg has a wire wrapped bracelet. D
9:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Monet - Water Lily Garden at Giverny, France"  Dunlop visits Giverny, 45 miles northwest of Paris, the last home of Claude Monet, considered the father of Impressionism. While there, Dunlop paints the same water lily garden that Monet painted, using Monet's techniques. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lemon Layer Cake"  Kitchen experts put lemon cake through the rigors of the Test Kitchen.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Serendipitous Celery"  Lidia makes celery chutney, baked onions from Acquaviva and bucatini with toasted breadcrumbs.G
11:01 pm 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 7: Making The Most of Community Resources"  Arts teachers develop relationships with community members and organizations by bringing artists into the classroom, taking students beyond school walls, and asking students to draw inspiration from the voices of their community. In this session, participants see a guest choreographer who challenges the students with her working style and expectations. A visiting theatre artist helps playwriting students develop monologues based on interviews with people in the neighborhood. D
2:30 am 
Foreign Exchange   This week on Foreign Exchange: Uganda's civil war turned children into warriors. Rebels abducted children and forced them to kill. One boy who survived his childhood as a soldier now hopes for a new life. D
3:00 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Duke Cunningham/Copley News Service & San Diego Union-Tribune (W.T.)"  On November 28, 2005, California Representative Randy "Duke" Cunningham resigned from office after pleading guilty to taking more than $2.4 million in bribes from defense contractors seeking government contracts. The story of Cunningham's downfall - from legendary Vietnam War ace pilot to federal inmate - was publicly credited by the U.S. District Attorney's Office to the Pulitzer Prize-winning team of reporters from Copley News Service and The San Diego Union-Tribune. D
3:30 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Security Theater"  Local television news may have a soft reputation when it comes to hard-hitting investigative journalism. However, some television newsrooms are chasing leads and cultivating inside sources as they undertake investigations that often have national importance. On this edition of Expose, the investigative teams at KNXV in Phoenix, KUSA in Denver, and KHOU in Houston go undercover, go on stakeouts, and go the extra mile to unearth secret government documents and plumb knowledgeable sources revealing shocking lapses in the nation's airport security. D
4:00 am 
European Journal  "What Do Estonians Have to Fear from Russia?"  What do Estonians have to fear from Russia? The conflict in Georgia is making the Baltic States nervous. The Mafia in Naples: How the Camorra Stay in Business. The Mayor of Paris: Bertrand Delanoe. D
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Latin View  "Elementary Education Issues"  The persistent achievement gap between Hispanic students and their peers is a growing concern for many in this country. To narrow the academic gap, the National Council of La Raza recently released a new report calling for greater investment in early childhood education. Sherri and her guests discuss the elementary education of Latino students, the issues that create these early achievement gaps, and emerging solutions. D
5:30 am 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Gioconda Belli"  Gioconda Belli is a Nicaraguan author, poet, feminist, and activist. In her native country, she was an active participant in the communist Sandinista struggle against the dictatorship of President Anastasio Somoza Debayle in the 1970s. After Somoza's ouster in 1979, Belli held several positions in the Sandinista administration. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
7:00 am 
History Detectives  "Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship, Witch's House, Jigsaw Puzzle"  The investigative team speaks with the grandson of the last captain of a ship docked at Mystic, Connecticut, for clues to its past. A possible witch's house in Massachusetts and an early picture of women playing rugby or football also are explored.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
9:00 am 
P.O.V.  "The Judge and the General"  In 1998, Chilean judge Juan Guzm�n takes on the criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator, General Augusto Pinochet. A former supporter of Pinochet, the judge uncovers the past, including his own role in the country's tragedy. The story becomes a cautionary tale about violating human rights in the name of "higher ideals."G
10:30 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Security Theater"  Local television news may have a soft reputation when it comes to hard-hitting investigative journalism. However, some television newsrooms are chasing leads and cultivating inside sources as they undertake investigations that often have national importance. On this edition of Expose, the investigative teams at KNXV in Phoenix, KUSA in Denver, and KHOU in Houston go undercover, go on stakeouts, and go the extra mile to unearth secret government documents and plumb knowledgeable sources revealing shocking lapses in the nation's airport security. D
11:00 am 
Latin View  "Elementary Education Issues"  The persistent achievement gap between Hispanic students and their peers is a growing concern for many in this country. To narrow the academic gap, the National Council of La Raza recently released a new report calling for greater investment in early childhood education. Sherri and her guests discuss the elementary education of Latino students, the issues that create these early achievement gaps, and emerging solutions. D
11:30 am 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Gioconda Belli"  Gioconda Belli is a Nicaraguan author, poet, feminist, and activist. In her native country, she was an active participant in the communist Sandinista struggle against the dictatorship of President Anastasio Somoza Debayle in the 1970s. After Somoza's ouster in 1979, Belli held several positions in the Sandinista administration. D
12:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack   Difficult markets call for tough decisions. This week, two veteran portfolio managers discuss their investment approach. Wally Weitz of the Weitz Value Funds weighs in on his Warren Buffet approach to investing, which is going through a rough patch this year. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
2:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship, Witch's House, Jigsaw Puzzle"  The investigative team speaks with the grandson of the last captain of a ship docked at Mystic, Connecticut, for clues to its past. A possible witch's house in Massachusetts and an early picture of women playing rugby or football also are explored.G
3:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Portrait of George Washington, Patty Cannon, Trumpet"  The experts set out to prove that a painting passed down through a Washington, D.C. family for generations is an authentic portrait of George Washington, perhaps by Gilbert Stuart.G
4:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 2"  As the unchallenged Empress of Russia, Catherine transforms the impoverished uncivil nation into a sophisticated empire equal to any in Europe. She establishes schools and hospitals nationwide and extends Russia's territory south to the Black Sea. She becomes famous for taking lovers who are younger as she ages. Part 2 of 2G
5:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   With celebrations set to kick off in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, Bill Moyers Journal travels to Colorado where tough economic times are hitting suburban communities. Says Mag Strittmatter, of JeffCo Action Center, a social services agency just west of Denver, "It's remarkable how many people have, in the past, brought items to us at our loading dock. They gave us clothes, and gave us food, and said, 'Here. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Overbooked"  Sergio, a middle-aged Italian, and Youssef, from Morocco, work in a tiny office in Turin managing the weekly bus to the Magreb. Originally just a smart business idea, the agency is now much more than that. Documenting an odd pair in the middle of a changing world, "Overbooked" takes viewers into the chaotic, funny and sometimes tragic moments of the agency. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
9:30 pm 
10:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   With celebrations set to kick off in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, Bill Moyers Journal travels to Colorado where tough economic times are hitting suburban communities. Says Mag Strittmatter, of JeffCo Action Center, a social services agency just west of Denver, "It's remarkable how many people have, in the past, brought items to us at our loading dock. They gave us clothes, and gave us food, and said, 'Here. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Overbooked"  Sergio, a middle-aged Italian, and Youssef, from Morocco, work in a tiny office in Turin managing the weekly bus to the Magreb. Originally just a smart business idea, the agency is now much more than that. Documenting an odd pair in the middle of a changing world, "Overbooked" takes viewers into the chaotic, funny and sometimes tragic moments of the agency. D
2:30 am 
Caillou  "I Can Do It!"  Caillou's learning to do new things, and discovering it's okay to have help while he learns. To prove he's ready to help Dad paint the porch, Caillou paints Rosie's dollhouse first - and Gilbert, with paint-dipped paws, does some painting too! Caillou moves from renovation to recreation when Dad and Sarah teach him to play baseball; Dad teaches him to swim; and Clementine goads him into going down the big kids' slide. Mom shows Caillou how to tie his shoes but he get frustrated and stops trying. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo & Zoe's Hat Contest"  Today on Sesame Street it's Who Can Wear the Most Hats on Their Head Day! Elmo and Zoe are going to play against each other, while Chris and Alan help add more and more hats. The Hat Check Girl is also there to help count the total number of hats they each have. Elmo and Zoe are tied every time! They also have to complete challenges while wearing the hats on their heads such as saying the alphabet while standing on one leg and estimating the amount of hats they have. D
4:00 am 
Barney & Friends  "Riff's Musical Zoo and the Princess and the Frog"  Riff's Musical Zoo: Everyone is excited about an upcoming trip to the zoo. When the trip is postponed, Riff decides to create a musical zoo. He gathers instruments that sound like real animals. D
4:30 am 
It's A Big Big World  "Dancing/King of the Tree"  His friends use dancing to keep Snook awake. Bob uses measurements to see if the tree will flood.G
5:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Sinks The Pirates/This Little Pig"  It's not all smooth sailing when Hundley dreams he is a ship captain who runs into some pirates.G
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford & The Beanstalk/Itchy Patch"  Clifford and the Beanstalk - Emily works hard to prepare for her audition for the lead in the school play, but loses the role to Jetta, who worries more about what she'll wear than about learning her lines. Emily steps in and plays the lead role at the last minute, and Jetta learns that it's hard work and preparation are what make you successful. Itchy Patch - Clifford is itching like crazy but tries hard to stop when he hears Emily say that she'll take him to the vet if he keeps it up. D
6:00 am 
Super Why!  "Little Red Riding Hood"  Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story. D
6:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Lucky Stone/Max Loves A Train"  Lucky Stone - Max and Emmy are skipping rocks from the edge of the river. They find a pretty heart-shaped stone and after admiring it, skip that one too! As they make their way down the riverbank, they come across a very gloomy Ord. Why so glum? Ord has lost his heart- shaped stone that will bring him luck when he does his flying tricks during fly-time in school today. D
7:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Ooze"  When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. They take inspiration from the Greek myth of the Trojan Horse and build a giant "Trojan Ducky. D
7:30 am 
Arthur  "Do You Speak George?/World Girls"  Do You Speak George?: Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language. Whether it's the girls' secret code "Oola" or the boys' lingo "Arster-Buther," George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. Is creating his own language the answer? Or can he convince the kids to put their differences aside and start communicating again? World Girls: It's the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every countryà and every girl in Elwood City is thrilled! But the trip there is less than ideal - Francine doesn't want to buy anything, Muffy wants to buy everything, and Sue Ellen is crushed to learn that her favorite doll was discontinued. D
8:00 am 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
8:30 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Dogcathalon Finale"  GRAND FINALE - After an incredible season of earning points from wild-and occasionally ridiculous-challenges, the Great Dane of All Episodes is here! In this grand finale, Ruff must award the season's grand prize--which he still hasn't come up with yet! Three elimination rounds of ultimate competition will pit Noah, Khalil, Julia, Brian, Anna, and Taylor against each other. Who will be crowned FETCH! GRAND CHAMPION?! And how will Ruff decide on a grand prize?!. D
9:00 am 
Wishbone  "Picks of the Litter"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Wishbone introduces a friend to some of his favorite stories and shows the most exciting moments from past episodes. D
9:30 am 
Zoboomafoo  "Giants"  The giants of the animal kingdom pay Animal Junction a visit in this episode. Creatures such as the giraffe, elephant and camel display their impressive height as Zoboomafoo and the Kratt brothers describe how being a "giant" in the wild affects an animal's habits.G
10:00 am 
Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat  "Too Close for Comfort/Sister Act"  The Foolish Magistrate's cousin and his family take refuge in the palace after a typhoon wreaks havocin their village. Tight quarters lead to conflicts and confusion. Meanwhile, Sagwa and Sheegwa just cannot seem to get along.G
10:30 am 
Between the Lions  "I'll Fix Anthony/Jamaica Louise James"  A big brother and a jack-in-the-box could both use some fixing, and a budding artist draws up a plan for fixing up a dreary subway station. Educational Goals: Highlights the joys of reading and introduces key literacy skills. Focuses on the sounds x and aw. D
11:00 am 
The Berenstain Bears  "Visit The Dentist/Too Much Junkfood"  When Sister gets her first loose tooth, Brother teases her that the dentist will extract it with a big yanking tool. Papa and the cubs decide to train together for the Annual Bear Country Run, but find their performance level isn't increasing the way that it should.G
11:30 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "We Learn Best from Caring People/Batteries & Flashlights"  Maggie Stewart teaches sign language to a song she sings. Batteries of all sizes can power many things, from flashlights to riding machines. Machines can help people learn, but we all learn best from caring people.G
12:00 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Quack's Stuck Stick/Peep's Can"  Quack's Stuck Stick - Peep discovers a beaver dam and a young, toothy beaver, while Quack, alas, loses his favorite stick. The flow of water is hard to control. But the kids find a way using bricks and sand. D
12:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up"  Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not, so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
1:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Great Race/Tummy Trouble"  Great Race - T-Bone finds himself in a contest with Mac. He doesn't win, but he does his best. T-Bone learns that you don't have to win to feel good - you just have to do your very best. D
2:00 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
2:30 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Itching for a Cure/The Big Race"  Itching for a Cure - Emmy, Max, Enrique and their dragon friends are building a giant card house. While they're balancing cards, the ground begins to tremble and the cards come crashing down! They set out to investigate the source of the rumbling tremors and find their giant friend Mungus rolling around on the ground. He has a terrible itch that just won't go away! The gang brings Mungus to Dr. Booboogone for help, and she sends them on a quest for special ingredients to make "Itch Be Gone" cream. D
3:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Lucy The Lazy Lizard"  Elmo is in love with his favorite book, Lucy the Lazy Lizard. He loves it so much that he asks Maria to read it to him one more time for the 11th time that morning. She agrees and goes on to read the story of Lucy the Lazy Lizard who lounged lazily on her lovely little log when a long, loud train came lumbering down the tracks heading straight for her. D
4:00 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "My Friend Will Bee Right Back/Learning to Fly"  Bob befriends a bee named Stripey. Winslow tries to fly and challenges Burdette to a competition.G
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "I Can Do It!"  Caillou's learning to do new things, and discovering it's okay to have help while he learns. To prove he's ready to help Dad paint the porch, Caillou paints Rosie's dollhouse first - and Gilbert, with paint-dipped paws, does some painting too! Caillou moves from renovation to recreation when Dad and Sarah teach him to play baseball; Dad teaches him to swim; and Clementine goads him into going down the big kids' slide. Mom shows Caillou how to tie his shoes but he get frustrated and stops trying. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Shapes and Colors"  Shapes: Baby Bop, BJ and the children prepare for the Shapes Carnival in the park. Riff knows he will do well at the carnival because he is wearing his lucky medal. But when he loses the medal, Riff is afraid he won't be able to play the games. D
6:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Feeding The Lambs"  Children prepare milk for the lambs and put it into bottles. In Teletubbyland, the Teletubbies run in to say eh-oh. They watch Mark and Zoe decorating a cake. They make butter icing and put it on the cake. Then they add sprinkles and all sorts of other decorations. Next they add whipped cream and finally they add strawberries dipped in chocolate. Then it's time to taste the cake. The Teletubbies dance a stamping and stepping dance.G
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Who's in the Hole?"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
7:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "The Carrot Seed/The Empty Pot"  A seed that's planted and watered usually sprouts if you're patient, but what happens when the flower seed you plant for the Emperor doesn't grow? key word: seed featured consonant sounds: s, d. D
7:30 pm 
Wishbone  "Bone of Arc"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Samantha becomes the heroine of the boys soccer team while Wishbone becomes her ally. D
8:00 pm 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
9:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Tito's Pet"  After a school-wide pet fair, Tito is upset because the winners, Freddy and Cesar Castillo, make fun of his tarantula and gloat about winning the first prize. When their teasing goes a little too far, Tito (with Maya's encouragement) blurts out that he has an even better pet - a chupacabra (a mythical winged carnivore of Puerto Rican lore). Now Freddy and Cesar, along with half the neighborhood, want to see the creature, and Maya and Tito have to figure out how they're going to make this legendary creature appear. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Guilty Party"  Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the Mayor of Poddleville. But at the unveiling party, Hacker accuses someone of stealing the key to his recharger chair. The kids and Digit investigate the crime by interviewing eyewitnesses.G
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Relaxin' with Ruff"  Ruff decides to turn over a new leaf--the stress of running a TV show will no longer get to him-no siree. He sends the FETCHers to a spa to learn about yoga and how to get their heart rates down, then it's on to an amusement park to get their pulses racing and scientifically measure their "fear factor.". D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up"  Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not, so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.G
11:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
11:30 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "We Learn Best from Caring People/Batteries & Flashlights"  Maggie Stewart teaches sign language to a song she sings. Batteries of all sizes can power many things, from flashlights to riding machines. Machines can help people learn, but we all learn best from caring people.G

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