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August 24, 2012
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8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Gateway to the Galapagos"  The Desert Speaks begins its journey to the Galapagos Islands with a visit to Ecuador, which is to the islands as the United States is to Hawaii. After visiting a market on the mainland and a village with a monument to the equator, it's off to the islands of Bartolome and Genovese to explore their volcanic origins and get an up-close and personal look at the native wildlife. Some of the featured animals include several species of Boobies, waved Albatross, marine iguanas, Galapagos Hawks and the Magnificent frigate birds. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Fruiteroni Pizza"  This is a twist to the usual pizza with all the usual toppings, but we're tossing on some fresh stone fruit. Yes, it's true, a pizza with fresh slices of peaches, plums and pluots. Be ready to shock your taste buds because this combination creates the most amazing and tantalizing flavors coming your way. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC)"  Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Wolverines, Desert Wilderness, Military Base Makeover"  Among the most solitary and elusive mammals in North America, wolverines are making a slow comeback in the lower 48 after their numbers were depleted by trapping and poison. Rugged and dedicated scientists are working to understand their world and habitat requirements.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D

10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "The Mollibahn"  Ride the route of royalty through the countryside and streets of northern Germany; visit a great O gauge club in New York; ride into the Kentucky hills; and stop for a concert on top of Colorado's LaVeta pass. D

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   The Lost & Found; Barefoot Nellie & Company. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Manta Ray Silhouettes"  Create the simplicity of nature from drawing shapes and forms.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   This viewers' favorite compilation show filled with wonderful performances from past episodes. These include Bobby Floyd playing "Unforgettable," five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, performing "Your Song," David Tolley entertaining us with "Classical Gas".plus many, many more. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Nature  "Kalahari: The Flooded Desert"  The film views the Okavango Delta, after the rains, from the point of view of two of its predators: the crocodile and the eagle.G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D

8:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Great White Shark"  In South Africa, experts gather to dissect a 15-foot-long specimen. They gain new insights into the shark's array of senses, the origins of the creature's killing bite, and other biological gifts that make the shark both feared and respected.G

9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Kalahari: The Flooded Desert"  The film views the Okavango Delta, after the rains, from the point of view of two of its predators: the crocodile and the eagle.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D

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