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February 26, 2012
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12:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Robert Earl Keen/Hayes Carll"  Two Texas singer/songwriters take the stage. Veteran Keen, a frequent visitor to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, demonstrates his flinty songwriting, distinctive voice and dry wit. He is followed by up-and-comer Carll.G

1:00 am 
Secrets of the Manor House   Peer through the stately walls and peek beneath the servants' stairs to learn about life within the British Manor House in the early years of the 20th century. Mounting financial, political and social pressures already lie in wait to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants. This special program covers the background of the British titled class in Edwardian times, the realities for servants, the concept of the entail, the growing influence of American wealth, and the impact of World War I.G

2:00 am 
Frontline  "The Child Cases"  After FRONTLINE's broadcast last year, a Texas judge has moved to overturn the conviction of Ernie Lopez. He was sent to prison for 60 years for what was seen as a "clearcut and classic" case of child abuse, in the death of 6-month-old Isis Vas. In this joint investigation with ProPublica and NPR, FRONTLINE correspondent A.C. D

3:00 am 
MI-5   The fallout from Russia's attack on London finds the team in a race against time to rescue Harry, who has been kidnapped by rogue Russian agents. But as they dig deeper into his disappearance, they find a trail that leads to Iraq, and a conspiracy that involves the CIA, MI6 and some missing weapons-grade uranium.G

4:00 am 
William and Mary   There are wedding bells for Molly and Rick, and Mary has some surprising news.G

5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Interpretations"  To construct the outside world inside our heads requires us to select, organize, and interpret sensations, transforming them into perceptions that create meaning. With sensory overload, what slips through to the final translation? Daniel Simons and Anne Treisman illustrate how change blindness and selective attention can impact interpretation. Such clues as figure-ground, segmentation, and grouping; depth perception and motion allow us to decipher sensory input with a degree of confidence. D

5:30 am 
Inside Out  "A Great Mystery"  Of all the topics in psychology, there is none more vigorously debated than consciousness. In this lesson, researchers in neuroscience debate the mystery of consciousness and investigate the dimensions of awareness, circadian rhythms, as well as sleep and dreams. Sleep disorders are also discussed, including recent discoveries about narcolepsy, and the canines that suffer from this mysterious disorder.G

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Mister Rogers Visits An Art Museum"  Mister Rogers visits the Carnegie Art Museum. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X the Owl receives a letter from Big Bird of "Sesame Street" saying he's bringing his entry to King Friday's drawing contest. X the Owl gets so excited about Big Bird's news that Henrietta Pussycat feels jealous and is afraid of losing X's friendship. D

6:30 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D

7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Spring Thing/ Spring Thingy/Pocoyo - Vamoosh on the Loose"  It's winter, it's blah, and everything looks dead. Can Peep, Quack, and Chirp survive until spring? Peep discovers his inner bounce when he encounters a frog, a mattress, and a jack-in-the-box. Then, Pocoyo promises to teach Baby Bird to drive the Vamoosh but keeps putting it off. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Digging The Deep/Puddle Puzzle"  Digging The Deep - Nick and Sally are exploring how deep they can dig in the sandbox. The Cat arrives to whisk them away to the deepest place he knows - the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean! They meet up with Aurilia the Angler fish who guides them to the very bottom of the ocean floor. Now that they've gone as deep as deep can be, it's off to find the next adventure! Puddle Puzzle - Nick and Sally are excited to jump in the giant puddle in their backyard - but it's gone! Where did it go? With the help of Cat's Seussian camera, they see that the puddle has turned into water vapour. D

8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and Polly's Big Day/Angelina and the Smelly Cheese"  Angelina and Polly's Big Day - When Alice baby-sits Polly, Angelina begins to think that her baby sister likes Alice more. Angelina exhausts herself trying to prove that she's the better baby-sitter, but in the end, Angelina learns she will always be #1 for her little sister! Angelina and the Smelly Cheese - When Mrs. Thimble makes a special dish for the Fete Francaise, she uses an incredibly smelly cheese! Angelina and her friends fear that the cheese will drive everyone away. After several comical tries to persuade Mrs. Thimble to serve a different French delicacy, the mouselings finally decide that honesty is always the best policy!. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Staying Cool"  Wendy's Birthday Surprise - Bob and the team have to make the town well safe. But it's also Wendy's birthday - and Bob wants to arrange a surprise party for her. Scoop asks Bob to let him help with both things. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Swamp Thing /Franny's Manners"  A) Franny lands in the swamp, where she meets Graham, a friendly snake, and his buddy, a frog named Lester. When Graham can't bear Lester's constant pranks any longer, Franny helps Lester see that sometimes jokes can go too far. In Franny's Treasures, the viewers learn about reptiles. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Slow Down!"  Wonky Whistle - Thomas is getting his whistle fixed at the Steam Works before he delivers animals to the Sodor Country Fair. He rushes out of the Steam Works before his whistle is fixed properly and it starts to make a strange sound. Thomas collects ducks, Katy the sheep dog and Farmer McColl's prize cow to take them to the fair. D

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 2/23/12"  Host Marcia Franklin is joined by reporters and editors from around the state for a roundup of the month's news in Idaho.G

11:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Contraception Fight Continues: The contraception debate rages on as Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill hold their own hearing this week allowing testimony from Georgetown University student, Sandra Fluke who was banned from the Republican hearing. Adieu to Mademoiselle: The term mademoiselle is no longer an official term for French women and is being removed from all official documents. The change comes after lobbying by women's groups who called the term sexist. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Teepee"  Roger and Sarah ride in the engine of a train through the Royal Gorge Canyon in Canon City, Colorado. Roger paints a Teepee near Steamboat Springs. D

1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 2"  Construct a lined jacket with ease-21st century style. Pati Palmer, designer and celebrated sewing instructor, joins Nancy to share her tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique," easy mitered vents, and much more. Streamline the process of making a fashionable jacket with these innovative ideas. D

2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Gone to the Dogs"  This episode features unique pet projects that will enable you to dress your pooch in style! First, Pokey demonstrates a reversible doggy jacket, complete with fusible applique and machine stitching. Then, Susan Brubaker Knapp makes a quilted dog bed, a comfortable sleeping spot that fits into your decor and reflects your pet's personality. Last but not least, use software to create a unique digital portrait of your pet with Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, who also discusses how to turn the resulting fabric into a one-of-a-kind bag. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Microscapes 2"  The HOMETIME crew pitches in to help neighbors finish two smaller, coordinated landscapes. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Easy Cabinet Construction"  Looks can be deceiving. Editors from Woodsmith magazine show you how to put together a beautiful cabinet that's quick and easy to build. Plus, you'll see how to turn economically priced materials into rich-looking projects. D

3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 5 of 10"  Landscape restoration specialist Kate Venturini arrives from the University of Rhode Island to create a sustainable coastal landscape with the help of local landscape contractor Henry Pereira. Builder Andy Tiplady finishes up the shingles and trim at the master bedroom porch just in time for local metalsmiths to install the custom copper gutter and scupper that will keep rain out of the space. Members of the URI Master Gardener's association lend a hand installing coastal tolerant and native plants on the site, while local sod grower Pat Hogan delivers a freshly harvested fescue/bluegrass blend that will require less water, less fertilizer and less maintenance overall. D

4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door with a Window"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to Dallas to help a homeowner plant a garden using native species that are drought-tolerant. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a door and replace it with a window. D

4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "The Gift of Trees (Atlanta, GA, Mt. Airy, NC & Seattle, WA)"  Unless you're in the dessert, you don't have to look far to see trees. But have we really taken the time to appreciate all they have to offer? From sequestering carbon and releasing oxygen, conserving energy and reducing runoff, they also provide mulch and compost and offer a visual spectacle all throughout the year. You'll never look at a tree the same way again. D

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Where Do Movies End and Politics Begin?"  How does pop culture not only reflect, but influence political culture? On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings), historian and culture critic Neal Gabler joins Bill to discuss how representations of heroism in movies shape our expectations of a U.S. President, and how our real-world candidates are packaged into superficial, two-dimensional personas designed to appeal to both the electorate and the media. Also on the show, Bill talks with acclaimed poet and Poetry Magazine editor Chris Wiman about how finding true love and being diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer reignited his religious passion as well as his creative expression. D

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William puts his family in danger when he buries a convicted murderer.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Boat Builders"  Idaho's boat builders draw on old craft techniques as well as new technology to rebuild wooden boats or design new ones. Whether working on a 1939 speedster or creating new drift boats, they turn out stylish products for Idaho's waters.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Newberry Crater Geothermal"  A geothermal experiment outside Newberry Crater aims to get hot water out of a dry well with the hope of creating massive reservoirs two miles underground. The earth would heat the cold water injected into fissures in the rocks and pumps would bring the hot water back above ground for energy production.G

8:00 pm 
Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos   Known as the loneliest animal on the planet, Lonesome George is the last remaining male of the Pinta Island Galapagos giant tortoise. Scientists have tried to match him to a mate but none have been acceptable. His story is told against the backdrop of the bigger conservation issues faced by the islands.G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "The Old Curiosity Shop"  Sir Derek Jacobi stars as the shop-owner grandfather, who falls into the clutches of a maniacal moneylender, Daniel Quilp (Toby Jones). Grandfather's orphaned granddaughter, Nell (Sophie Vavasseur), leads him across rural England to escape Quilp, in a desperate odyssey that blends strange characters and haunting images.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Objects of Desire"  An old flame, DCI James Larson, comes to ask Sandra Pullman to put her UCOS team on the trail of the murder of an antiques dealer, originally believed to have been bludgeoned to death during a bungled burglary. There is reason to believe the dealer was a police informant in return for the police turning a blind eye to his dodgier dealings.G

11:30 pm 
Buffalo Bill's American West   This exploration of Buffalo Bill Cody's legacy is told through iconic images and artifacts of the American West from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody. High-definition footage of artistic masterworks and narration by singer/songwriter Ed Bruce help paint a portrait of the man who embodied the spirit of the West, while telling the story of western expansion.G

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