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January 28, 2017
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
5:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Pumped and Ready"  Meet Natalie, Robin, and Zoed, three computer science students from three very different backgrounds, all of which are underrepresented in tech. This season, the team will embark on a cross-country road trip to meet and interview trailblazing leaders in their field. Their journey begins in sunny Los Angeles, where they visit NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and meet infamous computer hacker, Samy Kamkar. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Romania"  Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of the East" architecture and lingering reminders of a brutal communist dictator. Then they head into Transylvania, where they visit fortified churches, cobbled merchant towns like Sighisoara, and castles made famous by an imported German king and the real-life Dracula. Finally, they explore Maramures, where everyday life still feels like an open-air folk museum. D

6:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Assisi and Italian Country Charm"  In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars. He ends in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day. D

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country"  Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and unique traditions. Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race - the venerable Palio - and marvel at cultural treasures from the days when Siena rivaled Florence for leadership of Tuscany. Then he heads into wine country for a little dolce vita under the Tuscan sun. D

7:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "West England"  The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur. He finishes by pondering the dramatic prehistoric stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury. D

8:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Southeast England"  Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. D

8:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "England's Cornwall"  The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. He explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical times, salty pirates' towns and fishing villages, and the Land's End of England. Then, side-tripping deep into the vast and mysterious Dartmoor National Park, he hikes to forgotten stone circles and chase wild ponies. D

9:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Prague"  In Czechoslovakia, Rick explores the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe. He experiences its massive castle, statue-lined bridge, Jewish Quarter, and 20th-century history while enjoying the city's infectious love of music and some of the best beer in Europe.G

9:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin"  Rick enjoys the now-trendy east side of the city, its people-friendly waterfront, and its vibrant social scene.G

10:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Ancient Yucatan with My Boys"  Pati's three sons are in Mexico and Pati wants them to experience the essence of the Yucatan. First stop, they climb the ancient ruins of Uxmal and discover how advanced the ancient Maya civilizations were. After an exhaustive exploration, the boys cool off in one of the thousands of hidden cenotes (swimming holes). D

10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "California - Roy Choi"  While in LA, Ming stops by the chat with praised local chef Roy Choi. Roy takes Ming on a ride in one of his popular food trucks while they cook up some daring cuisine. All that and more, this week on Simply Ming!. D

11:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Fun in the Kitchen"  Using fun and creative presentations, Chef Keller shows how to make recipes that will dazzle both the eyes and taste buds. He prepares Moroccan-spiced lamb lollipops served with a spicy homemade ketchup and tzatziki sauce. Then it's a delicate vol-au-vent or puff pastry shell filled with luscious escargots bathed in wine and garlic butter. D

11:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Baked Pasta"  Everyone loves baked pasta, and in this episode, Lidia prepares a baked penne dish with a comforting pork ragu and zucchini topped with a golden crust of cheese. She also makes an elegant salad of asparagus, scallions and boiled egg and finishes the meal with a delicious and moist chocolate zucchini cake. D

12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. D

12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Other Dimensions"  The conventional notion of dimension consists of three degrees of freedom: length, width, and height, each of which is a quantity that can be measured independently of the others. Many mathematical objects, however, require more. D

1:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Students Making Choices"  Becky Pursley teaches first grade in Austin, Texas. Her students have a broad range of reading levels. Ms. Pursley uses a workshop approach to meet individual needs and provide many choices for learning. D

1:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Interactions"  This program examines the relationships between microbes and other life forms that are essential for most animal life. Although plant materials form the basic food-stuff of most herbivores, they require intestinal microbes to process that plant material into materials animals can use. Examples of both beneficial and harmful relationships are examined. D

2:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Societal and Political Aspects of Aging"  Considers individual and governmental responsibilities for the health care and financial support of older citizens. Experts and elders examine the political clout of advocacy groups, older women, and minority elders. D

3:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Critical and Creative Thinking"  With Dr. Robert Swartz. Teachers can help students become good thinkers. Good thinkers raise key questions and gather and evaluate pertinent information, thus making informed decisions. D

4:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

5:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Force and Motion"  A force is basically a push or a pull. Forces like gravity, inertia, and momentum affect everything. Sir Isaac Newton developed his laws of motion to explain how these forces act. D

5:30 pm 
Roadtrip Nation  "Pumped and Ready"  Meet Natalie, Robin, and Zoed, three computer science students from three very different backgrounds, all of which are underrepresented in tech. This season, the team will embark on a cross-country road trip to meet and interview trailblazing leaders in their field. Their journey begins in sunny Los Angeles, where they visit NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and meet infamous computer hacker, Samy Kamkar. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Romania"  Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of the East" architecture and lingering reminders of a brutal communist dictator. Then they head into Transylvania, where they visit fortified churches, cobbled merchant towns like Sighisoara, and castles made famous by an imported German king and the real-life Dracula. Finally, they explore Maramures, where everyday life still feels like an open-air folk museum. D

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Assisi and Italian Country Charm"  In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars. He ends in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day. D

7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country"  Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and unique traditions. Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race - the venerable Palio - and marvel at cultural treasures from the days when Siena rivaled Florence for leadership of Tuscany. Then he heads into wine country for a little dolce vita under the Tuscan sun. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "West England"  The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur. He finishes by pondering the dramatic prehistoric stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury. D

8:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Southeast England"  Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "England's Cornwall"  The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. He explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical times, salty pirates' towns and fishing villages, and the Land's End of England. Then, side-tripping deep into the vast and mysterious Dartmoor National Park, he hikes to forgotten stone circles and chase wild ponies. D

9:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Prague"  In Czechoslovakia, Rick explores the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe. He experiences its massive castle, statue-lined bridge, Jewish Quarter, and 20th-century history while enjoying the city's infectious love of music and some of the best beer in Europe.G

9:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin"  Rick enjoys the now-trendy east side of the city, its people-friendly waterfront, and its vibrant social scene.G

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pork and Pears"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the best milk-braised pork loin. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of apricot preserves. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best apple corers. D

10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "California - Roy Choi"  While in LA, Ming stops by the chat with praised local chef Roy Choi. Roy takes Ming on a ride in one of his popular food trucks while they cook up some daring cuisine. All that and more, this week on Simply Ming!. D

11:00 pm 
Lucky Chow  "Chinatown, Reimagined"  Track the evolution of Chinese food in America through the lens of two third-generation Chinese-American restaurateurs. Wilson Tang preserves the legacy of his family's dim sum parlor (America's oldest) while opening a fine-dining Chinese restaurant on Chinatown's expanding Lower East Side. Ed Schoenfeld, a self-proclaimed Chinese food expert and owner of one of the most critically acclaimed Chinese restaurants in New York, provides a tutorial on Peking duck preparation. D

11:30 pm 
Get Ready to Rio! with Chef Hubert Keller  "Carioca Favorites"  Chef Keller meets Rio-born cookbook author, Leticia Moreinos Schwartz at the beautiful Ipanema Beach for a run and juice stop. Afterwards, they head to Rio's famous pedestrian mall for a tour of Confeitaria Columbo, one of the most elegant teahouses in the world. Then it is an introduction to Brazil's most famous and beloved dish of all: Feijoada, a delicious meat and black bean stew. D

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Mountain Time
View Pacific     
Saturday
January 28, 2017
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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