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August 26, 2012
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5:00 am 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "Mount Olympus and Beyond"  In the mountainous region of northern Greece, Joanna discovers an area rich with ancient stories and legends. She encounters a women's rude fortune telling festival with origins dating back to Homer. She explores the otherworldly landscape of Meteora, where Orthodox monks still inhabit the monasteries in the sky. Part 4 of 4G

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Trying & Learning/How People Make Construction Paper"  Mister Rogers shows how people make construction paper and makes some paper chains. It can take a lot of trying to learn something the important thing is to keep trying. D

6:30 am 
Curious George  "No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide"  No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam. D

7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "The Lurmies Are Coming/Quack's Square Deal/Pocoyo - Fetch Loula Fetch"  Quack alerts Peep and Chirp that they must build an elevated path to escape the dreaded, lurking Lurmies. Chirp is collecting things that are square, so Quack starts a collection of things with "pointy-tops. " (Oddly, if you turn them a bit, they look just like Chirp's squares! ) Then, Pocoyo and Loula are going to the beach, but they keep losing their ball. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D

8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Room/Angelina's Camembert Parade"  Angelina's Room - Angelina is so excited to have Gracie stay at her house for a few days. Unfortunately, they discover that being roommates isn't always easy. After several disagreements, the friends learn an important lesson in problem solving, compromise and friendship. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Scoop's Challenge"  Bob and the team are building an ice-cream parlor in Bobland Bay. There is fresh ice-cream to collect and also a large model of an ice-cream cone to go on the roof. Packer volunteers to get both the ice cream and the model. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "A Perfect Fit/Sound Advice"  A Perfect Fit - In Russia, Franny helps a flustered young boy get organized for the Russian New Year by making a list. Sound Advice - In Scotland, Franny learns about bagpipes and how sound travels. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Happy with Me"  Being Percy - Percy is impressed when he sees that all the engines make way for Gordon when he enters Brendham Docks. Percy thinks the engines never listen to him nor make way for him on the tracks. Percy decides that he is going to be more like Gordon so he starts to imitate him. D

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Gov. Cecil Andrus"  On this week's DIALOGUE, host Marcia Franklin talks with four-term Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Andrus and one of his former press secretaries, Chris Carlson. Carlson has written a book about his experiences working for Andrus titled Idaho?s Greatest Governor. The two discuss Andrus' personal and political philosophies, as well as what they consider the highlights of his career. The former governor also weighs in on current political issues, such as the partisanship in Congress, President Obama's performance, the Occupy movement, wilderness designation and salmon recovery.G

11:00 am 
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11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "The Big Retirement Risk"  Guest: Erin Botsford, CEO, The Botsford Group; author of The Big Retirement Risk: Running Out of Money Before You Run Out of Time. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack focuses on avoiding the biggest retiree fear: running out of money. Erin Botsford, financial planner and author of The Big Retirement Risk, discusses her "lifestyle-driven" approach to investing. D

12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  A Look Ahead: As we look toward the Republican Convention, the new GOP platform and Rep. Todd Akin's remarks on rape may change the focus of the GOP event. Healthy Moms: Mothers who work full time outside the home are healthier than stay at home moms or those who work part time, according to new research. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Alligator Creek"  Roger and Sarah Bansemer are right at home as they give viewers a glimpse of their unique Alligator Creek studio in Clearwater, Florida. Roger sets up his easel and paints in the creek. D

1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2"  Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. Tweak your bag patterns to make them more innovative. Learn a smocking technique achieved with yo-yo makers, add a secure zipper closure to an open-top tote, change your bag into a backpack, or add a drawcord top to your tote. D

2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Labeling Techniques"  Sewing educator Linda Rainwater shares with Marianne a unique way to label a quilt and why it's so important to for a quilt to have a label. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Built-In Grill"  The HOMETIME crew sets an outdoor grill into a stone and granite island. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Library Table"  Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful craftsman-style library table. You'll learn tricks for fitting sturdy mortise and tenon joints and assembly tips to get everything together. Plus, discover the ins and outs of adding drawers and the best way to build a top. 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  "Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, FL)"  As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever. D

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Nuns, Faith, and Politics"  Weeks before Republican Paul Ryan was selected to run for vice president, Sister Simone Campbell -- who heads NETWORK, a Catholic policy and lobbying group -- hit the road to protest the so-called "Ryan budget" recently passed by the House of Representatives. She and some of her sister nuns rolled across the heartland on a bus trip designed to arouse public concern over what the Ryan plan would mean for social services in America, especially its slashing of programs for the poor. Sister Simone says his budget is inconsistent with Catholic social teaching. D

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William and Mary take Kate to Oxford for her university interview. Mary tries to persuade William not to smother Kate and let her find her own way around.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G

8:00 pm 
Inspector Morse's Oxford   Antony Richards, a leading authority on the "Inspector Morse" book and television series, interviews author Colin Dexter, actor Kevin Shately (Lewis), composer Barrington Pheloung and producers Ted Childs, Chris Burt and Michele Buck. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first of 13 seasons of the television series starring the late John Thaw, the shifting scene travels throughout the university and town where Morse lived and worked.G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Inspector Lewis, Series IV: The Mind Has Mountains"  When a student is found dead during a clinical drug trial, the motives of an enigmatic professor are questioned. When a second death occurs, Lewis and Hathaway begin to suspect foul play, which the duo must uncover before another death occurs.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "The Russian Cousin"  The body believed to be an 18-year-old kidnapped victim is identified as someone else. The young woman's mother paid a ransom that disappeared as did her daughter.G

11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Passage Through Chile's Tierra Del Fuego Around Cape Horn"  Joseph travels around the tip of South America on an expedition passenger ship. He journeys into Beagle Channel and through "Glaciers Avenue" encountering elephant seals and Magellanic penguins.G

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