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April 26, 2012
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3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Big Sneeze"  Sid's parents tell him to wash his hands to keep away germs. But Sid can't see any germs on his hands, so why should he wash them? Sid and his friends learn that germs are so small that you can't see them. And they discover that a great way to stay healthy and keep germs away is by washing their hands with soap and water!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Sun"  With new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing new ways to analyze the sun, even re-creating in labs what happens at its very core. Their work is helping to understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Paris"  Rudy leads a tour of the city, experiencing art, the sights from Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower, parks, markets, cafes and more.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Peru's Amazon Desert"  Follow host David Yetman and his brother, geologist Dick Yetman, as they descend from 10,000 feet in the Andes Mountains into the heart of the Amazon Desert. Travel by 4x4 down a treacherous one way road through a cloud covered forest. This area hosts hillside agricultural civilizations that continue to harvest the land much as their ancestors have done for hundreds of years. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Lamb Roman Style/Abbacchio Alla Romana"  Mary Ann re-creates a classic Roman meal, starting with a trip to the butcher to prepare a Marinated Leg of Lamb that's fit for an emperor's feast. Then she shows you the trick of preparing Roman-style Artichokes, and finishes off with a hearty Potato Casserole. Even when you're not in Rome, you can eat as the Romans do. D

9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Boston's Freedom Trail"  Chef Walter follows The Freedom Trail, a walking tour of famous sites from 18th century Boston, then inspires us with more historic Boston favorites, Clam Chowder and Tripe a la Mode. D

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Charles Phan & Wok-Stirring"  The wok- there's a reason why everyone from college students to Italian chefs have one of these in their kitchen. Stir-frying is a technique that can be your best friend when you need to cook on the fly, which is exactly what Ming is doing on this episode of SIMPLY MING. He'll enlist the help of Charles Phan, the chef who put great Vietnamese food on the map in San Francisco. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bright Ideas"  Today's show focuses on how to have just the right lighting for your home. Matt and Shari discuss the three different kinds of lighting and answer the most common lighting questions. Then, Matt shows how to install motion sensors. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty"  Rock and funk collide with this performance. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk'n' roll.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers/Dads' Day Out"  The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers - The Pteranodon family travels deep underwater on the Dinosaur Train to view two backwards-bounding brothers named Max and Mitch Michelinoceras. The kids are delighted to see that Max and Mitch put on a synchronized swimming show. Dads' Day Out - Buddy, Tiny, and Mr. Pteranodon join Annie Tyrannosaurus and Leroy Lambeosaurus and their dads for a Dads' Day at the Big Pond. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Miss Muffet"  Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D

3:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   Living on the coast of South Carolina, Bob loves to make wonderful seafood dishes. For this first meal Chef Bob prepares diver scallops in puff pastry with fennel, orange and saffron sauce scented with chervil. This soft delicate starter is paired with a New Zealand sauvignon Blanc. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, then savors classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. He marvels at Monet, Manet and company in the Orsay Gallery, and traces French history in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette.G

4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Marine Sanctuary: Preserving Desert Life"  NULL

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Nemesis"  George contends with a vengeful school mate, who comes to Earth intent on making George's life miserable.G

6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "New Look"  Grace Brothers promotes the Great Gatsby style, with appropriate musical accompaniment.G

7:00 pm 
May to December  "The Look of Love"  Alec and Zoe start house-hunting. Thanks to Zoe's giving Alec "the look," as advised by Jamie, they buy the house of her dreams.G

7:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Avoiding The Country Set"  Jean and Lionel try stealth and attempt to sneak into his family country home without alerting the country set.G

8:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Howard and the Great Outdoors"  Hobbo and his team turn Howard into a tramp in order to convince Pearl how rough he has been living so that she will take him back.G

8:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Mayor Race"  Red runs for mayor of Possum Lake. Then, he tries to run the lodge electrical system from a car cigarette lighter. Bill goes backpacking with a shopping cart.G

9:00 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth's social standing at a church function is jeopardized when Daisy tries to encourage Onslow to become more ardent.G

9:30 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Mind The Baby Mr. Bean"  Pressed into service as a babysitter, Bean takes his charge to the fair where he wins at bingo and loses a goldfish.G

10:00 pm 
Outnumbered   The Brockman Family must face some tough decisions about work, video games, and who to take to a family funeral. The vicar probably wishes they would all stay away.G

10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Love and Marriage"  Geraldine prepares for Alice and Hugo's wedding day - discussing Alice's dress, sorting out a best man, and planning a bachelorette party. Then, Alice reveals a serious hitch, involving the wedding.G

11:00 pm 
My Hero  "Nemesis"  George contends with a vengeful school mate, who comes to Earth intent on making George's life miserable.G

11:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "New Look"  Grace Brothers promotes the Great Gatsby style, with appropriate musical accompaniment.G

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