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July 26, 2012
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1:30 am 
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

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Salmon"  The once abundant salmon runs into the heart of Idaho disappeared. Since then efforts have concentrated on maintaining their genetic lines. OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the causes for the decline, what is being done to save the fish, and what the salmon mean to native cultures. Underwater cameras capture sockeye salmon returning to Redfish Lake.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fractured Health Care"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Dr. Ted Epperly about his new book, Fractured: America's Broken Health Care System and What We Must Do To Heal It. Epperly talks about his strategy to create an integrated, accessible and patient-centered approach to medicine.G

4:00 am 
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

5:00 am 
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

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Dog Did It/Martha Out West"  The Dog Did It - Martha shares the Great Oral History of Dogs with Helen, TD, and Truman. According to Martha, dogs gave humans lots of stuff: fire, philosophy, physics, art, and even language. Could this explain why Shakespeare's hero is named Hamlet? Vocabulary: (E) primitive, civilization, prehistor(y)(ic), ancient, philosopher, origin (I) stone(s), fire, cave(man)(boy)(girl)(dog) (kids), history. D

6:00 am 
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

7:00 am 
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

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  "Shadows of the Ancients"  Observational astronomy has deep roots in the Puebloan world of the Desert Southwest. Archaeological evidence suggests that the ancestral Pueblo Indians (Anasazi) marked astronomical events, perhaps as guides or records of their agricultural and ceremonial calendar. Rock art and architecture throughout the Four Corners area were carefully placed so that beams of sunlight would interact with rock images on important seasonal days such as equinoxes and solstices, marking the days with remarkably high precision. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Whole Wheat Pizza/Pizza Integrale"  Mary Ann's got healthy whole wheat flour on her mind -- and in her mixing bowl too. She's re-creating Mom's Filled Calzones, one of her mother's favorites, that's filled with fresh ricotta cheese and chunks of provolone. She keeps the theme going with a Whole Wheat Pizza with Olives and Cheese, and surprise, tops it with a fresh greens salad, picked that very morning from Guy's garden. D

9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Charles Thomson - Witness to History"  In this episode, we visit the farm home of Charles Thomson, the Secretary to all the Constitutional Congresses which took place in Philadelphia. Thomson was influential in helping to forge the Declaration of Independence as well as the Constitution. Thomas Jefferson, a close friend, loved to ride out to Harriton House after a long day of debating, and relax with good food and wine with Charles and Hannah Thomson. D

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Masuhara Morimoto & Lightly Cooked Fish"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming Tsai is back in beautiful Napa Valley visiting his good friend, Iron Chef Morimoto who, of course, knows how to demonstrate how to work his magic with all things fish. Morimoto shows us how to first break down a fish and then cook it to maintain its pristine flavor. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "All About Accessories"  The topic is accessorizing. The discussion starts with the best half dozen accessories to use. Then Matt makes a removable tile backsplash. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"  The country music legends join forces onstage in celebration of their collaborative album, Willie and the Wheel.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D

1:30 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

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy"  Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. D

3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Thanksgiving 101"  Every Thanksgiving, America tunes in to hear Sara Moulton answer their turkey questions live, and now her public television viewers will get her infallible guidance. She covers the essentials of how to buy, defrost, brine, roast and time the bird in Top 10 Thanksgiving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. Your Thanksgiving dilemmas are solved with Sara's One-Size-Fits-All Stuffing (you pick the mix-ins!); how to prep delicious wine-infused Gravy in Advance and how to keep and re-heat tasty Mashed Potatoes. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Milan and Lake Como"  Rick peeks at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house in Milan, plus takes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper.G

4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Celtibillies; Wayne Henderson & Friends. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
My Hero  "A Sporting Chance"  NULL

6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served  "It Pays to Advertise"  Grace Brothers plans an advertising campaign but plans to use staff members to film a commercial.G

7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By   Jean sets out to discover what the new neighbors are like. Her suspicion rises when they show up at the pub with black eyes.G

7:30 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Despite Irene's fundraiser, Vera insists she would rather stay in prison where she has started a literacy program and is organizing a prison production of Les Miserables.G

8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Historic Site"  Red and Mike try to save the Lodge by having it declared a historical site. Then, Red makes a hedge trimmer out of a weed whacker on roller blades.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth forces Richard to participate in a trip to the countryside to look for Iron Age remains. News from Daisy and Onslow interrupts the excursions.G

9:00 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Mr. Bean In Room 426"  With the aid of an electric drill and a picture of Shirley Bassey, Bean tries to turn a hotel room into home away from home.G

9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Cousin Julie is about to be married but must face a grilling about previous boyfriends by Karen, age 6. Meanwhile, her brother, Ben, asks the vicar complex theological questions.G

10:00 pm 
My Family  "Once More with Feeling"  Roger and Abi announce they have set a date for their wedding. This causes Susan to want to renew her vows with Ben. She begins making necessary arrangements despite protests from Ben, especially when Susan's date conflicts with a big football match.G

10:30 pm 
My Hero  "A Sporting Chance"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Are You Being Served  "It Pays to Advertise"  Grace Brothers plans an advertising campaign but plans to use staff members to film a commercial.G

11:30 pm 
As Time Goes By   Jean sets out to discover what the new neighbors are like. Her suspicion rises when they show up at the pub with black eyes.G

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