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March 28, 2012
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5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "You Can't Teach An Orange Dog New Tricks"  Ruff's cousin Bluff Ruffman is about to send a gaggle of mysterious animals to the doghouse. In a panic, Ruff sends Marco and Shreya to Disney's Animal Kingdom to learn how to take care for animals. As a backup plan, Ruff wants to know how to make the animals disappear, and sends Rubye to Las Vegas to learn some magic from Penn and Teller. D
5:30 pm 
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7:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Giant Lives"  The great whales such as the blue and the bowhead are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. This first episode of the mini-series shows why size matters in the world of whales. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Cracking Your Genetic Code"  What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis? We meet cancer patients returned to robust health and a cystic fibrosis sufferer breathing easily because scientists have been able to pinpoint and neutralize the genetic abnormalities underlying their conditions. But we also meet ethicists who are convinced we need to consider the moral dilemmas raised by this new technology.G
9:00 pm 
Quest for the Lost Maya   This program explores archaeological evidence of a previously unknown Mayan society based in the Yucatan Peninsula of southern Mexico. The film surveys their dramatic rise to prominence in the "preclassic era" of the Maya (800-700 BC) as well as new evidence of the collapse of their civilization in the 800-900s AD.G
10:00 pm 
Ashes to Ashes   The day when Alex's parents are killed by a car bomb is approaching. She believes that if she can prevent their deaths, she will be able to leave the prison of 1981 and get back home to her daughter Molly in 2008.G
11:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   The fair comes to town. Alf and Minnie argue over the prize he won. Queenie and Twister disagree over a pig.G
7:00 pm 
William and Mary   William is visited by a boy and his dog. The boy tells William that his father has drowned at sea and no body has been recovered. Would William be willing to hold a service without a body?G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "The 39 Steps"  Based on John Buchan's 1915 thriller popularized by Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 movie, this production stars Rupert Penry-Jones ("Persuasion") as secret agent Richard Hannay, who battles German spies on the eve of World War I. Lydia Leonard ("Jericho") co-stars as suffragette Victoria Sinclair, his unlikely accomplice. Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Hannay finds himself wanted by the British police for a murder he did not commit and by German agents for the knowledge the victim shared with him.G
9:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Only The Brave"  Reece, the son of the murdered leader of a criminal motorbike gang is expected to avenge his father's death by killing the rival gang member believed to be responsible. Reece's girlfriend thinks the wrong person is targeted and urges UCOS to reopen the case.G
10:30 pm 
MI-5   Newly recruited Beth Bailey feels the pressure when she goes underground for MI5 for the first time. She is tasked with protecting an influential oil baron. The team receives information that indicates there will be an assassination attempt but an ambush throws everything off course.G
11:30 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   The fair comes to town. Alf and Minnie argue over the prize he won. Queenie and Twister disagree over a pig.G
5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening in a Waterwise Way"  With climate change and a global water crisis, conserving this precious resource is more important than ever. Gardeners typically waste over 50% of what water they use for outdoor irrigation. In this episode we meet author and waterwise expert, Nan Sterman in her own backyard to learn how to use less and still have a beautiful garden and landscape, no matter where you live. D
5:30 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Ghana"  Ghana is located in Western Africa. The temperature is tropical and the population is very diverse. There is a great emphasis on handcrafted items with many symbols accenting the designs. D
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Meeting Uncle Sunthorn/E-Saan"  Gai Gra-Pao (Holy Basil Chicken) along with fried egg and Sauteed Puck Boong are created.G
6:30 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
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles, and rambles medieval walls.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region"  Surrounded by Switzerland's mountain landscape, it's easy to see why the Swiss understand the value of nature. It is not a luxury reserved for a few, but a treasure shared by all. Joseph travels into the Grindelwald Valley to experience the grandeur of Switzerland's most typically-Swiss region - the Jungfrau. D
8:00 pm 
GardenSMART   The line-up of beautiful floats is not the beginning of the Rose Parade, it is the end of a yearlong process. See how those millions of roses (and other fascinating plant material) turn into incredible animated displays. Join GardenSMART as we go behind the scenes to marvel at the float designs, construction, and plant selections. D
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to install a manual transfer switch for a portable generator. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard heads to Dallas to fix a sewer line that is clogged with tree roots. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living"  Landscaping, gardening and the environment get their due as Vicki and Sloan decorate two outdoor porches, plant stunning container gardens, preserve the lot's trees and natural areas with expert advice from master gardeners. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Store-Bought Surprise"  Katie puts a new twist on classic store-bought ingredients for surprisingly simple recipes and projects. In the Kitchen: Ham and Cheese Pockets, BBQ 'Fried' Cornflake Chicken and Butter Cream Pound Cake. Projects: Fresh flowers accessorize a standard lampshade and dress-up store bought votives. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Daisy Doodle"  Marianne and Liz share a fast and fun way to make a Drunkard's Path style block with no curved seam sewing. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Serene Scene"  Donna shows how to paint irises onto a black wooden room screen, and then accents it with stencils. She uses decorative stitches for crazy quilt placemats.G
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. Louis, Missouri to Boston's North End. D
5:00 pm 
Not In Our Town: Class Actions   This program tells the stories of a suburban California school district, a mid-western college town and a college campus in the heart of the South where people are working together to stop hate and intolerance, and activitating their communities to create safer, more accepting environments for everyone. "Not In Our Town: Class Actions" profiles local innovators -- a teacher who starts an anti-bullying program at her school, then spreads it to five districts; diverse leaders in a college town who bring students, local officials and community members together after a wave of bias attacks; and a coalition of students who take positive action when their core values are threatened. D
5:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Pushing The Elephant"  When civil war comes to Rose's Congolese village, she is separated from her 5-year-old daughter, Nangabire. Rose manages to escape with nine of her 10 children and resettles in Phoenix, Arizona. After more than a decade, mother and daughter are reunited in the U.S. and now must come to terms with the past.G
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Murdoch's Scandal"  Over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat - not from outside competition but from shocking accounts of bribery, blackmail and invasion of privacy. The scandal has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.G
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
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9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
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Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "South Atlantic"  Zay follows in the footsteps of explorers, adventurers and naturalists from the Falkland Islands to the Antarctic Peninsula.G
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes A Stand"  The Blackout - It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Will Arthur and DW survive without AC and TV? Luckily, the Molina family steps in to teach the Reads a lesson on how to keep cool and have fun as a community even under the toughest of weather conditions! Mei Lin Takes a Stand - Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling. But then Baby Kate and Pal's flea friends, brothers Sale and Pepe, return to Elwood City and share a tale of a little princess in the land of "Hanzan-Niis" who learns to walk in order to save her beloved court jester. D
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble"  Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Iggy Iguanodon/Shiny Can't Sleep"  Iggy Iguanodon - The Pteranodon family continues their World Tour and meets Iggy Iguanodon, a funny chap who shows them his unique way of walking while leading our family to some white cliffs where Dad is very excited to fish and dine! Shiny Can't Sleep - Shiny gets homesick while the Pteranodon family is away from home on their World Tour. She cannot sleep, so Mr. Pteranodon takes her around the Dinosaur Train and they observe the train at night and the activities of various nocturnal creatures. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D
9:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "A Rainbow Every Day!"  After a rainstorm, the sun comes out and Sid spots a big rainbow in the sky. He races inside to tell his parents, but by the time he brings them outside to see it, the rainbow is gone. Sid and his friends investigate rainbows at school where they discover that rainbows can only form when light passes through water droplets. D
9:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him. D
10:00 pm 
Caillou  "Games to Play"  Finding fun ways to play is the theme today. Caillou, Clementine, and Leo are disappointed because they can't go to the zoo. They cheer up after Caillou's Mommy and Daddy help them pretend to be animals themselves. D
10:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Wind and the Sun and the Nature of Things"  The Wind and the Sun: Baby Bop is excited to set up a lemonade stand on a beautiful, sunny day. Unfortunately, BJ thinks her spot is the perfect place to fly his kite. The two begin to argue about which is better, the sun or the wind. D
11:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
11:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Spots and Stripes"  Spots and stripes are great camouflage for creatures, helping them blend into their environments. When Zoboo, Chris and Martin see striped and spotted creatures, they're inspired to paint Animal Junction in spots and stripes.G

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