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July 25, 2012
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5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ol' Shell Game"  Ruff gets a phone call from his friend Crush, the sea turtle from Disney's Finding Nemo, who tells him that his turtle friends are in trouble. Ruff sends Marco and Shreya to Florida to learn about turtles and help turtle hatchlings on the beach. He also sends Jay to be a contestant on a mysterious radio game show, which turns out to be a little unfair. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   A day in the hot seat for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner as lawmakers grilled him over an international interest rate rigging scandal. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh reports. Is the Federal Reserve preparing to inject some new medicine into the struggling U.S. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Quantum Leap"  Host Brian Greene takes a wild ride into the weird realm of quantum physics, which governs the universe on the tiniest of scales. Greene visits a nightclub where objects pop in and out of existence, affecting things they do not touch. While quantum physics appears counterintuitive, it has launched the technologies of computers and cell phones. Part 3 of 4G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Elegant Universe: Welcome to the 11th Dimension"  Work done in 1995 united five different versions of string theory into a single theory, requiring a total of 11 dimensions. Brian Greene leads the way into what this might mean toward understanding our universe. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Land Girls   Lady Ellen wonders if she can trust Dr. Channing when he refuses to tell her where he's been. Danny Sparks threatens to harm Henry unless Connie helps him with a heist he's planning. John confesses a guilty secret to Joyce.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Murder On St. Malley's Day, Part 1"  After a pupil at the prestigious Devington School dies of a stab wound while competing in a race, shocked locals are sure the death can be linked to the long-running rivalry between the school and the locals. As Barnaby investigates, he encounters the Pudding Club, an elite secret society with which the murdered student had been involved. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Inspector Lewis, Series V: Fearful Symmetry"  When babysitter Jessica Lake is discovered dead, Lewis and Hathaway are drawn into diverse new worlds beyond the usual Oxford colleges - squats and swinging suburbia, monkey labs and fetish photography.G
9:30 pm 
New Tricks   The 1971 case of a missing mother and baby is especially poignant for Brian Lane, who was on the case at the time. Although the woman's husband remains a suspect, UCOS discovers two other girls went missing at the same time.G
10:30 pm 
MI-5   Harry, Erin and Dimitri kidnap Coaver but a CIA team soon arrives to collect him. When a second CIA team arrives, MI5 realizes the first group is fake and gives chase. Meanwhile Coaver's laptop gives up family secrets and the CIA posers may have ties to Gavrik.G
11:30 pm 
Land Girls   Lady Ellen wonders if she can trust Dr. Channing when he refuses to tell her where he's been. Danny Sparks threatens to harm Henry unless Connie helps him with a heist he's planning. John confesses a guilty secret to Joyce.G
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Raising The Bar"  The main Cybrary is under attack. Hacker, disguised as an exterminator called the Vermin Vexer, has released a mysterious cyberbug that is systematically destroying certain information - but Ms. Fileshare, the overworked Cybrarian, is too busy to notice. When Hacker uses bar graphs to confuse Ms. Fileshare, the kids create bar graphs of their own to counter his contentions. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  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 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "On The Lamb"  Steve fixes lamb on the rod with mini sweet peppers. He also serves double-digit thick lamb chops and lamb steaks with parsley onion relish and feta cheese sauce.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. Recipes: Oven Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt, Bruschetta Burger with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, and Rose Sangria with Blueberry and Nectarines. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Staining A Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with painter Mauro Henrique to stain a cedar fence. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install window boxes; landscape contractor Roger Cook helps plant them. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Rick explores Dublin's foreboding castle, patriotic jail and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells - a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night, customers party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Wyoming"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman begins at UXU Ranch for scenic and challenging riding on surefooted horses in the Shoshone National Forest. Darley and ranch owner Tuff ride by the majestic hoodoos and to high elevations for views of colorful canyons, glaciers and mountaintops. Darley explores the wildlife and geology of Yellowstone National Park on foot, before heading to the Cody rodeo. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  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 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Elephant Trekking, Experience of a Lifetime/Chiang Mai"  Tom Ka, a coconut milk based chicken soup, and a Shrimp Salad called Naked Shrimp are prepared.G
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Middle Eastern Influences"  Immigrants from Lebanon, Syria and Israel have left a tasty influence on Mexican cuisine over the years. Pati will look at how and why they came to such a far-flung - but fascinating - country and what kind of legacy they've contributed. Recipes will include: Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce; White Rice with Fideos; Orange and Almond Flan; Cafe de Olla. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Rick explores Dublin's foreboding castle, patriotic jail and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells - a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night, customers party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness.G
5:00 pm 
In The Life  "Words Do Matter"  NULL
5:30 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
6:00 pm 
POV  "The Light In Her Eyes"  Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago where female students studied Islam resulting in a cultural shift with women claiming space within the mosque. This portrait, filmed just before the uprising in Syria, shows a leader who challenges women in her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their dreams.G
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Alaska Gold"  The Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery in the world. It is also home to enormous mineral deposits - copper, gold, molybdenum - estimated to be worth some $300 billion. Now, two foreign mining companies are proposing to extract this mineral wealth by digging one of North America's largest open-pit mines, the "Pebble Mine," at the headwaters of Bristol Bay.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "London City Guide 2"  Trekker Brianna Barnes embarks on her tour of London at Buckingham Palace, heads over to the National Gallery, tours the street art scene, and bikes from Regent's Park to the Olympic Stadium. She also speeds off along the Thames River to Greenwich for a look at the Royal Naval College and the National Maritime Museum, then pops over to the Tate Modern, visits stately Cliveden House and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, home to the biggest botanical collection in the world.G
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies"  The Butler Did.What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues. 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  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  Just as Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D
9:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "That's The Way The Ball Bounces"  Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce! (Educational objective - Elasticity). D
9:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Rocket to the Moon/The Birds"  Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner. D
10:00 pm 
Caillou  "Old and New"  While at Grandma and Grandpa's house, Caillou looks for a special hiding place. Grandpa shows Caillou the special place his Daddy used to hide in when he was Caillou's age. Caillou is very excited about the neighborhood rummage sale until he's asked to figure out what he'd like to contribute. 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!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
11:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Learning Together"  James to the Rescue - James is asked to be the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine but is upset when Toby is asked to help him. James says that Sodor Rescue Engines are Steam Engines, not Steam Trams like Toby! They chuff off to rescue Gordon whose wheels have come off the track. James wants to help by pulling him forward, but Toby thinks they should get Rocky since Gordon is too heavy. D

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