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December 26, 2012
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12:00 am 
Churchill  "The Last Prize"  Explore the later life of Winston Churchill, the embodiment of Britain and the age of imperial grandeur. Part 3 of 3G
1:00 am 
Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam   This program thoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect. Part 2 of 2G
2:00 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Diversity"  This program addresses the relationship between the bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotic branches of the tree of life, with their startling variety of organisms. Students see comparisons of organisms in their natural habitats and learn how organisms are studied in natural habitats and the laboratory. D
2:30 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Ecosystems"  All life forms depend on microbes as the essential processors of oxygen, mineral nutrients for plant and animal growth, and our waste materials. This episode investigates some of the important environments dominated by microbes and how their presence is essential for human life. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Waves, Beaches and Coasts"  Demonstrates the importance of waves in affecting coastal landforms.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Exchange Rates"  Governments try to control exchange rates, as seen in the Plaza Accord of 1985 and the Louvre Accord of 1987. Updated 2003. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone I"  Mireille and Robert are having an aperitif at the Closerie des Lilas and discussing their school days. Mireille is enthusiastic about one of her art history teachers. Robert is not amused.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Slenderize Your Legs"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Dog Who Cried Woof/Doing The Right Thing"  The Dog Who Cried Woof - After overhearing Samuel tell the kids a scary story about Whiffy the Skunk Ghost, Clifford and T-Bone get a bit spooked. Cleo takes the opportunity to play a series of naughty tricks on them, but then finds them not believing her when she really needs them! She learns that it isn't nice to play tricks on people. ~~Doing the Right Thing - When T-Bone inadvertently "steals" a squeak toy, he experiences a guilt-induced dream where his conscience tries to show him the right thing to do. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2)"  There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey"  Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly "unique" experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the theater to its original pristine beauty and organize a special screening of Mr. Glass's favorite movie. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Twelve Dancing Princesses"  Whyatt's family is acting very sneaky and he wants to know why! The Super Readers waltz into the story of the Twelve Dancing Princesses - who are acting just as secretive. The Super Readers may be hot on the trail of the Princesses to discover what they're concealing, but will Whyatt uncover what his family is hiding? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of the unexpected, play with the alphabet and identify the letters W-I-N-D. In addition, young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Am What Me Am"  A very hungry Cookie Monster is waiting for Chris to finish baking cookies, but it's hard for him to wait! Chris offers Cookie Monster carrots to eat in the meantime, and he gobbles them all up. All of a sudden Mario Lopez, a reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, appears and announces on his show that Cookie Monster is now the Veggie Monster! Cookie Monster, panicked, explains that even though he does love to eat healthy carrots, he is not the Veggie Monster. But everyone insists on calling him the Veggie Monster anyway. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Have Muscles Where?"  When Sid's Dad tells him a really funny joke, Sid laughs so hard that his face hurts. Sid wonders why his face would hurt if the joke was funny? When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born"  The Race to Mystery Island: Pig and Frog are trying to out-do each other. Their competition results in a big race to Mystery Island. While each WordFriend builds himself several words to thwart his competitor along the way, Pig and Frog both finally come to realize that the only way they'll succeed is to work together. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Snowman"  Snowflakes - Caillou eagerly awaits the first snowfall of winter, and imagines himself building the biggest snowman in the world. When the snowflakes finally start to fall he rushes outside to play. He and Sarah take a close look at some snowflakes, and then go inside to make their own snowflakes out of paper. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Best In Show and the Chase"  Best in Show: When the kids decide to have a Dog Show to show off their pets, BJ feels a little left out. He doesn't have a dog, and he sure wishes he did! A friend from the park shares her dog with BJ so he can join in the fun. Everyone has a great time and realizes that all of their dogs are winners! Educational theme: Sharing. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Each Other"  Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey"  Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly "unique" experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the theater to its original pristine beauty and organize a special screening of Mr. Glass's favorite movie. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. They plan to launch a giant wordball balloon that reads, "The Electric Company doesn't like you. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave"  Princess Triana & the Ogre of Castlebum - WordGirl does battle with Tobey, who is determined to steal a copy of the newest sequel to everyone's favorite book series so he can read it before everyone else. Heat Wave, Crime Wave - On the hottest day of the summer, GrannyMay uses her air-conditioned jetpack/suit of armor to go on a crime spree - and WG and CHF just might be too darn hot to stop her. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Peace, Love, and Hackerness"  Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Gearing Up for Getting Ruff's Goat"  All of the Cat Grooming shows are competing with Ruff's ratings and he's desperate to find the mythical Helmet of Victory that will reverse his fortunes. Uncle MacRuffmantosh calls with news that he thinks he's located the Helmet on a faraway mountaintop, so Ruff plans to ride his trusty tricycle up the mountain to retrieve the prize. (Unfortunately, the tricycle doesn't work so well on mountainous slopes. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2)"  There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. They plan to launch a giant wordball balloon that reads, "The Electric Company doesn't like you. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Ho-hum sales for the nation's retailers this Christmas.ringing up the worst holiday season in 4 years. NBR's New York Correspondent Erika Miller speaks with Telsey Advisory Group CEO and Chief Research Officer Dana Telsey about this year's winners and losers. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Wild Balkans"  The jagged contours of middle Europe with its thick forests, vast wetlands and deep chasms have thrown long, dark shadows over the history of the peninsula. It is as if the bloody history of the Balkans themselves conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched, and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building The Great Cathedrals"  Carved from 100 million pounds of stone, soaring atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Sometimes taking 100 years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Quest for Solomon's Mines"  In southern Jordan, University of California San Diego archaeologist Tom Levy leads a team on a quest to learn more about the area of major copper mining they have discovered that coincides with the Bible's timeframe for Solomon. The fabled rich kingdom during the 10th century BCE could have been fueled by the mines at Khirbet en Nahas that may have employed 1,000 workers on an around-the-clock schedule, producing up to 20 tons of copper annually - an early industrial revolution.G
10:00 pm 
Hustle   From the makers of MI5, this new series follows the fortunes of a London gang of five expert con artists, all keen to liberate cash from the amoral and undeserving - five loveable rogues with consciences. Mickey Stone, master of the long con, is just out of prison and pulls together his old gang - Ash, Stacie and Albert. The mark is a greedy businessman who jumps at the chance to make a fortune from an illegal shares scam. But police tempt the gang's newest recruit, Danny Blue, to turn the others in.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Pet Tech"  This episode explores the convergence of high technology and the family pet. Alda meets an African Gray parrot with the cognitive abilities of a four-year-old child, and tries out high-tech games for bored parrots and lonely dogs. D
1:00 am 
Iranian Americans   When their homeland is racked by political and religious upheaval, leading to revolution, tens of thousands of Iranians left their homeland for the United States. This account of displacement is told by more than 25 of these immigrants, who when uprooted built completely new lives in their new country. Today they are educators, politicians, diplomats, scientists, comedians, bankers, writers and engineers, among other careers.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Coming to My Senses"  Idaho native Alyssa Harad tells how she became obsessed with perfume and its powers and wrote her book Coming to My Senses. Now a resident of Texas, she and host Marcia Franklin discuss what she learned and experienced while learning and experimenting with perfume.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rahki Road"  Leela is making bracelets to celebrate an Indian holiday called "Rakhi", a time when sisters, brothers, and friends show how much they love each other by exchanging special bracelets, foods, and gifts. Leela already sent a bracelet to her brother, Sunil, in India and now she is expecting a bracelet from him any moment. Just then, a delivery person brings a box that turns out to be a sample of laundry detergent, instead of her brother's bracelet. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day"  Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing "house" today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosaur. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Tom Waits"  This classic episode from 1979 features the singer-songwriter, composer and actor, with his distinctive gravely voice toward the end of the years when he had built a cult following but had not had a breakthrough recording. He combined a lyrical focus on desperate, low-life characters with a persona that seemed to embody the same lifestyle, which he sang about.G
6:00 am 
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 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Europe Just for Fun"  As more travelers return to Europe for multiple visits, many are on the lookout for another dimension in travel. Occasionally they want to skip historical sights and museums in favor of a trip-or a day- just for fun. They're ready for absolute R&R; looking to break up serious sightseeing with hot-air-balloon trips, mountain luge rides, country hikes or days at an amusement park. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Tehuacan: A Spanish Legacy"  A trip through valley of Tehuacan to the ancient city of Oaxaca in southern Mexico is an exploration of influence. Spanish Influence. The route through some of the richest desert landscapes in the world is ripe with examples of the domination of Spanish culture on the native way of life. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chop Salad, Redfish Courtbouillon, and Strawberry Sorbet. D
8:00 am 
America's Heartland   A rural community celebrates its crops with "Art on a Silo"; A California vineyard combines grapes and olive oil for fine dining; The National Cornbread Festival delivers plenty to eat; Learn about the colorful history of carrots. D
8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Many Flavors of Lamb"  Andreas travels through the Southwestern part of Norway and Rogaland during the annual sheep gathering. Andreas cooks beer-braised lamb shanks with sweet onions, pepper-fried lamb liver, a 'one-pot wonder' of lamb with rutabaga and mustard seeds, and finally, he puts a scientific twist on a traditional Sunday roast. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Seafood in a Skillet"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to learn how to buy the best scallops. Test cook Becky Hays then demystifies how to make perfect Pan-Seared Scallops. Next, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the Maillard reaction and what it really means. D
9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Annuals for the Garden"  Allen makes room for colorful annuals displays in his garden and reveals which ones are grown from seeds or come from nursery plugs.G
10:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "The Wallflowers"  It has been seven years since their last album, but the Wallflowers are back in full force for a performance before 600 invited guests at Bimbo's 365 Club, a San Francisco institution for more than 80 years. Frontman Jakob Dylan leads the group through an 18-song set, featuring new songs from their recently released album Glad All Over, and classics such as "One Headlight" and "6th Avenue Heartache."G
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Am What Me Am"  A very hungry Cookie Monster is waiting for Chris to finish baking cookies, but it's hard for him to wait! Chris offers Cookie Monster carrots to eat in the meantime, and he gobbles them all up. All of a sudden Mario Lopez, a reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, appears and announces on his show that Cookie Monster is now the Veggie Monster! Cookie Monster, panicked, explains that even though he does love to eat healthy carrots, he is not the Veggie Monster. But everyone insists on calling him the Veggie Monster anyway. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Twelve Dancing Princesses"  Whyatt's family is acting very sneaky and he wants to know why! The Super Readers waltz into the story of the Twelve Dancing Princesses - who are acting just as secretive. The Super Readers may be hot on the trail of the Princesses to discover what they're concealing, but will Whyatt uncover what his family is hiding? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of the unexpected, play with the alphabet and identify the letters W-I-N-D. In addition, young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Coming to My Senses"  Idaho native Alyssa Harad tells how she became obsessed with perfume and its powers and wrote her book Coming to My Senses. Now a resident of Texas, she and host Marcia Franklin discuss what she learned and experienced while learning and experimenting with perfume.G
3:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "Jim Lauderdale"  Equal parts Rhinestone Cowboy and Borscht Belt comic, two-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist Jim Lauderdale's talents dance across the worlds of country (writing hits for George Jones and George Strait), rock (writing with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter), Americana and bluegrass (with icon Ralph Stanley). Featuring Randy Kohrs on tenor vocals/dobro and the Steeldrivers' Richard Bailey on banjo, the Jim Lauderdale Bluegrass Band is unique and an absolute must-see performance. D
3:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Dancehall Marathon"  The most popular music in Jamaica today is the hard-edged sounds of dancehall. In this episode, Edgar experiences the power of the movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   Dorcas hires a maid for widower Amos and his son. The new hire soon drives a wedge between the two men of the house. In Lark Rise, Reverend Ellison organizes a concert. Robert, Laura's father, falls out with Ellison over the Timmins children's musical contribution.G
6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 1"  A horse whisperer disappears in Newton Magna and a long-standing adversary of Barnaby reappears - ex-con Melvyn Stockard, who claims to be a reformed man only concerned with his daughter's impending marriage. Then a member of the wedding party is found dead in a nearby well. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E6)"  The Spanish flu strikes Downton, disrupting one match, hastening another and transforming the fortunes of all. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth. Anna and Bates know a moment of happiness. Part 6 of 7G
9:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Ducking & Diving"  A ransacked armored security van is found at the bottom of a lake. The van is linked to a man who disappeared 17 years ago, coinciding with the murder of Marie Sinclair. Chief suspect and former owner of the security firm, Marie's husband maintains his innocence. The team sets out to learn the truth.G
10:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   Dorcas hires a maid for widower Amos and his son. The new hire soon drives a wedge between the two men of the house. In Lark Rise, Reverend Ellison organizes a concert. Robert, Laura's father, falls out with Ellison over the Timmins children's musical contribution.G
11:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 1"  A horse whisperer disappears in Newton Magna and a long-standing adversary of Barnaby reappears - ex-con Melvyn Stockard, who claims to be a reformed man only concerned with his daughter's impending marriage. Then a member of the wedding party is found dead in a nearby well. Part 1 of 2G
12:00 am 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation V"  Mireille has borrowed a car from her uncle to visit her friend in Provins. When it won't start, the garage loans her a real lemon, and she has every mishap imaginable.G
12:30 am 
French In Action  "Residences I"  Mireille's parents have invited Robert for dinner. He finds their apartment with a little help from someone who turns out to be a TV weatherman.G
1:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Determined to Be Heard"  Patterns of social and cultural protests in the 1960s and 1970s: the New Left, countercultures. The mobilization of minorities: Native American fight for civil rights, Latino activism, gay liberation. The new feminism. Environmental efforts.G
1:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Crisis of Authority"  Nixon, Kissinger, and the escalation of the Vietnam War. Multi-polar approach to maintaining stable relationships among major powers. Nixon Doctrine and Third World countries. Domestic policies: dismantling the Great Society, changes in the Supreme Court, troubled economy, problems with OPEC. Watergate crisis; Nixon's resignation.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychopathology"  Reviews what is known about the major types of mental illness - schizophrenia, anxiety, phobias and affective disorders - and the biological and social factors that influence them.G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychotherapy"  Compares the relationships among theory, research, and practice, and how historical, cultural, and social forces have influenced the treatment of psychological disorders.G
3:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Speed"  Hot ice: speedskaters Sarah, Lisa, Ned and Eric explore which moves can melt the competition. The pressure's on: California mountain boarders explore how tire pressure affects their boards' speed and maneuverability. And engineer Ryan Newman revs up to design the speediest NASCAR racer. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Crash Course On Starting A Business"  So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Chickens (Raleigh, NC)"  Everything you need to know in one episode, from selecting and caring for chicks & adult chickens to housing options on any budget. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
5:00 am 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen   Pot Roast with Marsala; Caesar Salad. D
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Jim Dodge Baking"  Brodie and master pasty chef and cookbook author Jim Dodge create various desserts destined to intrigue family and friends. D
6:00 am 
OpenRoad  "Dalton Highway"  Arctic Road Trip - Beginning in a village in Alaska's Brooks Range, Doug visits various small towns as he travels all the way to the Arctic Ocean along the Dalton Highway. Best of the West - Best Underground Adventures - Empire Mine, Lehman Caves and Black Diamond Mines. Legend of the West - Cruising the Strip with Las Vegas' official Elvis impersonator. D
6:30 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Peru - Cusco & Machu Picchu"  Travel with the Grannies to Cusco, a world heritage site, and the former capital of the Inca civilization. At 11,900 feet high, this ancient city was not only considered sacred by the Incas but was a jewel of the Spanish colonial world. The city is considered the arts and crafts capital of Peru. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Ceiling Fan/Installing A Water Softener"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard visits New Jersey to install a water softener. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Turned Floor Lamp"  NULL
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   Plants for sun, plants for shade; what works, even thrives, in each situation? GardenSMART is back on the road visiting experts who tackle these always-important issues. Beauty and knowledge combine into a "do not miss" show. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Backyard Style"  Get cooking outside the kitchen and let your next party spill out of the dining room and into the backyard. Recipes: beer-simmered bratwurst, burgers and baked beans. Projects: stylish food baskets and a backyard fountain. D
9:00 am 
It's Sew Easy  "Simple Sewing and Easy Tricks"  Make sewing simpler with tips and tricks from the pros. Top stitch basics is the first segment of the show with designer Shannon Dennis. She shows how to match thread, feet, and stitches for a great result. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Inish Boffin"  At the offshore islands of Inishboffin, in Galway Bay, Frank visits a fort on a promontory and the westernmost point in Ireland. Painting: Navigation guide post in harbor. D
10:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Decadent Organic Dairy"  On a visit to an Oregon organic dairy, Caprial and John come across products that lend amazing flavor and aroma to their creations: mushroom dip with truffle oil, basil sour cream dressing and grilled lamb chops with cumin yogurt sauce.G
10:30 am 
Taste This!  "Taking You Down to Chinatown"  In order to shop for fresh, authentic products, Chef Joe tours both the markets and restaurants of Chinatown in New York City. After he shops for his staple ingredients, Chef Joe will prepare a Fresh Crab Salad and Pasta with Crabs for his main course!. D
11:00 am 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 7. Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum Mccunn"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis. D
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation V"  Mireille has borrowed a car from her uncle to visit her friend in Provins. When it won't start, the garage loans her a real lemon, and she has every mishap imaginable.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Residences I"  Mireille's parents have invited Robert for dinner. He finds their apartment with a little help from someone who turns out to be a TV weatherman.G
1:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Determined to Be Heard"  Patterns of social and cultural protests in the 1960s and 1970s: the New Left, countercultures. The mobilization of minorities: Native American fight for civil rights, Latino activism, gay liberation. The new feminism. Environmental efforts.G
1:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Crisis of Authority"  Nixon, Kissinger, and the escalation of the Vietnam War. Multi-polar approach to maintaining stable relationships among major powers. Nixon Doctrine and Third World countries. Domestic policies: dismantling the Great Society, changes in the Supreme Court, troubled economy, problems with OPEC. Watergate crisis; Nixon's resignation.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychopathology"  Reviews what is known about the major types of mental illness - schizophrenia, anxiety, phobias and affective disorders - and the biological and social factors that influence them.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychotherapy"  Compares the relationships among theory, research, and practice, and how historical, cultural, and social forces have influenced the treatment of psychological disorders.G
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Speed"  Hot ice: speedskaters Sarah, Lisa, Ned and Eric explore which moves can melt the competition. The pressure's on: California mountain boarders explore how tire pressure affects their boards' speed and maneuverability. And engineer Ryan Newman revs up to design the speediest NASCAR racer. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Crash Course On Starting A Business"  So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. They plan to launch a giant wordball balloon that reads, "The Electric Company doesn't like you. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Peace, Love, and Hackerness"  Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down. D
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Francisco and Napa: Soupy In San Francisco"  NULL
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
6:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Into The West - Galway, Mayo and Sligo"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Classic Mexican Food Battles"  Jump into a Lucha Libre ring and experience the kind of fighting spirit that fuels a great love of Mexican food. These classic recipes provoke heated discussions in Mexico, but are perfectly tasty regardless of which twist on ingredients you prefer. Enchiladas in Red Tomato Sauce; Tampico-Style Steak Combo; Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones). D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Ceiling Fan/Installing A Water Softener"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard visits New Jersey to install a water softener. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  Rick enjoys the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas, and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter in Barcelona. He takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. Darley stays at the island's only lodging, the historic Greyfield Inn, and learns about the Carnegie family's role in the island's history. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Francisco and Napa: Soupy In San Francisco"  NULL
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Cooking on the Sea of Cortez"  Rick is always up for a cooking challenge. After a day spent boating and kayaking on the Sea of Cortez with a local ecotourism group, Rick grills dinner for the group on the beach at Espiritu Santo Island - one of the most biologically diverse marine areas in the world. The waters surrounding the island support coral reefs, colonies of sea lions and more than 500 species of fish. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Decadent Organic Dairy"  On a visit to an Oregon organic dairy, Caprial and John come across products that lend amazing flavor and aroma to their creations: mushroom dip with truffle oil, basil sour cream dressing and grilled lamb chops with cumin yogurt sauce.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  Rick enjoys the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas, and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter in Barcelona. He takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat.G
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Vista Al Mar (A View of the Sea)"  This episode covers words for rooms in a home, words used when shopping for an apartment, and the Puerto Rican community in New York City.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Don Juan (The Don Juan)"  In this episode, there is no new vocabulary. Angela's boyfriend Jorge makes a verbal pass at Raquel.G
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeremy Irons (actor). D
2:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Silver Pharaoh"  The discovery in 1939 of a royal tomb full of lavish jewels and other treasures, and the only-known sarcophagus made of silver all lie forgotten in Cairo with the outbreak of World War II. Now, new investigations into the little-known Pharaoh Psusennes I and his times reveal political intrigue, a lost city and a great leader who united a country in turmoil some 200 years after Ramses II.G
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jamie Lee Curtis (actress/author). D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Eyes of Me"  This program offers an up-close look at four teens that have lost their sight. It follows their struggles to fit in, prepare for college and live independently. This is an extraordinary peek into the world of blind teenagers where crossing an intersection, cooking a meal or navigating unfamiliar areas can be a challenge that sighted viewers never consider.G
6:00 am 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
7:00 am 
Frontline  "Dollars and Dentists"  Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can't afford a visit to the dentist. An investigation by FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Coming to My Senses"  Idaho native Alyssa Harad tells how she became obsessed with perfume and its powers and wrote her book Coming to My Senses. Now a resident of Texas, she and host Marcia Franklin discuss what she learned and experienced while learning and experimenting with perfume.G
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Eyes of Me"  This program offers an up-close look at four teens that have lost their sight. It follows their struggles to fit in, prepare for college and live independently. This is an extraordinary peek into the world of blind teenagers where crossing an intersection, cooking a meal or navigating unfamiliar areas can be a challenge that sighted viewers never consider.G
12:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
1:00 pm 
Frontline  "Dollars and Dentists"  Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can't afford a visit to the dentist. An investigation by FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Eyes of Me"  This program offers an up-close look at four teens that have lost their sight. It follows their struggles to fit in, prepare for college and live independently. This is an extraordinary peek into the world of blind teenagers where crossing an intersection, cooking a meal or navigating unfamiliar areas can be a challenge that sighted viewers never consider.G
5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "Dollars and Dentists"  Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can't afford a visit to the dentist. An investigation by FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Ho-hum sales for the nation's retailers this Christmas.ringing up the worst holiday season in 4 years. NBR's New York Correspondent Erika Miller speaks with Telsey Advisory Group CEO and Chief Research Officer Dana Telsey about this year's winners and losers. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Dollars and Dentists"  Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can't afford a visit to the dentist. An investigation by FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net.G

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