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December 25, 2011
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Celebrating St. Moritz"  NULL

7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Adding Charm"  Allen visits Oregon's Cascade Mountains where he learns about fresh greenery used during the holidays and how 1 million acres of Christmas trees add oxygen to the environment. He also visits a garden center in Denver where he learns about transplanting orchids.G

7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Philadelphia to install a battery back-up sump pump. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom fixes a rusty metal railing on a set of front steps. And Kevin shares a tip about how to store a wheelbarrow. D

8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Welcome to the Big Top, Part 9"  Decorative artists transform a bonus room into a circus-inspired children's playroom. Vicki and Tim Whaley install an environmentally friendly and decorative stage. D

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wedding"  Guest chef Snow serves leg of lamb, gourmet grilled cheese and a plum and almond cobbler. Projects include a simple wedding itinerary and a wrap-around twig vase.G

9:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Sculptural Projects"  On this episode we're getting in shape with nifty knit & crochet projects that are big on shaping and even bigger on style. You'll love our yarny snail and a starched bowl. We also spend time with designer/author/Shannon Okey.G

9:30 am 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Nags Head Sunrise, Part 1"  The imposing silohette of a fishing pier in the early morning light of Carolina's Nags Head shoreline. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Stuffed Beef Tenderloin"  NULL

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D

11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Creating Effective Citizens"  This program explores how social studies teachers in any grade level can help their students develop the democratic values that will make them effective and responsible citizens. Teachers are shown helping students see their community in a broader sense and inspiring them to think about ways they can make a difference. The classroom lessons emphasize how civic processes work, how to discuss issues from multiple perspectives, and how teachers can inspire their students to take social action. D

11:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Introduction to the Video Library"  This program presents the purpose of the Social Studies in Action video library. It introduces all the components of the library, explains the goals of NCSS, and presents examples of classroom lessons throughout the library. This program also addresses a variety of ways in which the library can be used for enhancing the curriculum, teacher reflection, and best practices for teaching. D

12:00 pm 
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas   George and The Man in the Yellow Hat are preparing for Christmas but each has no idea what to give the other for a present. They follow each other around town, hoping to discover a clue. They enlist the help of Hudley, the Pisghettis, Gnocchi, Bill, Betsy Steven and even Professor Wiseman. Three original songs are introduced along with other classic holiday music.G

1:00 pm 
Prima Princessa Presents The Nutcracker   Cartoon fairy ballerina Prima Princessa takes a group of pre-school children to see a live performance of The Nutcracker by England's Birmingham Royal Ballet where she narrates the performance for the children. Between acts the kids get up and dance, learinng simple ballet steps from students at SAB, official academy of the New York City Ballet.G

2:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D

2:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.G

3:00 pm 
Best of Once Upon A Christmas Cheery in the Lab Of Shakhashiri   The best of Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri experiments from the last five years. D

4:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: B.U.I.L.D."  Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), a local community organizing agency, has helped urban parents set up after-school learning centers and become advocates for their children's learning.G

4:30 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement.G

5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Jalapeno Cheese Grits, Slow-Cooked Grillades, and Brendan's Bread Pudding. D

5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Pasta for Supper"  If you want to be popular, serve pasta! Everyone loves it, and Sara's got the best recipes. Sara's sister Annie's Favorite Pasta comes together in no time, thanks to some basic breakfast sausages, tomatoes and cream - it's so good! Ricotta Gnocchi with Sauteed Cherry Tomato Sauce is easy to make from scratch thanks to Sara's special method, and the sauce is the perfect complement. Finally, there's Quick Asparagus Lasagna with a supermarket shortcut you won't believe!. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G

6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Celebrating St. Moritz"  NULL

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Adding Charm"  Allen visits Oregon's Cascade Mountains where he learns about fresh greenery used during the holidays and how 1 million acres of Christmas trees add oxygen to the environment. He also visits a garden center in Denver where he learns about transplanting orchids.G

7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Philadelphia to install a battery back-up sump pump. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom fixes a rusty metal railing on a set of front steps. And Kevin shares a tip about how to store a wheelbarrow. D

8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Welcome to the Big Top, Part 9"  Decorative artists transform a bonus room into a circus-inspired children's playroom. Vicki and Tim Whaley install an environmentally friendly and decorative stage. D

8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wedding"  Guest chef Snow serves leg of lamb, gourmet grilled cheese and a plum and almond cobbler. Projects include a simple wedding itinerary and a wrap-around twig vase.G

9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Sculptural Projects"  On this episode we're getting in shape with nifty knit & crochet projects that are big on shaping and even bigger on style. You'll love our yarny snail and a starched bowl. We also spend time with designer/author/Shannon Okey.G

9:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Nags Head Sunrise, Part 1"  The imposing silohette of a fishing pier in the early morning light of Carolina's Nags Head shoreline. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Stuffed Beef Tenderloin"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D

11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   Writer Douglas Carter Beane and composer Lewis Flinn discuss their new Broadway show Lysistrata Jones, a cheeky musical based on the Aristophanes classic. Also, drama critic Jason Zinoman of The New York Times talks about "new horror" films, the subject of his book Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror. D

11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Are There Things Not Physical?"  Is the natural, physical world all-there-is? Or is there something more-a supernatural, nonphysical existence? I was trained in science, so I should be a naturalist. I'm not so sure. D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Sunday
December 25, 2011
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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