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2:00 am 
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
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Jaguar F-Type"  Road Test: 2014 Jaguar F-Type. Road Test: 2013 Ford Taurus. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Lifting Snuffy"  Zoe choreographed a special dance, "The Dance of the Six Swans," that she would like her friends to perform. She asks everyone to pair up for the 'lift' part of the dance, but they're missing one person, so they ask Alan to join the dancers. He is partnered with Snuffy who says it's been a dream of his to be lifted into the air like a swan. D
4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza"  Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show. D
4:30 am 
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
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Coldplay"  The Grammy-winners and modern-rock giants have sold more than 50 million records worldwide. They perform their hits and selections from their album Mylo Xyloto.G
6:00 am 
Bull Runners of Pamplona   Every summer young men cross continents to reach the ancient city of Pamplona, Spain, and find glory "dancing on the horns of a bull." The Running of the Bulls in July is a ceremony dating back to 1385, when the first wild bulls were run into town. Today, it's all about the primordial thrill of the scariest chase in the world.G
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Jellyfish/Squirt Boats/Pueblo Mountain Hike"  Scientists study jellyfish and the vital role they play in the food chain. Cameras follow practitioners of the extreme sport.G
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Santa Fe - New Orleans"  The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer. D
9:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "You Can Make It On Your Own"  Host Alan Alda sees how villagers in rural India are able to use computers to monitor the quality of their food and water. He visits with children who use computers to write and play music.G
10:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. With the gun control debate raging after the mass school shooting in Newtown, CT, Need to Know examines the history of the Second Amendment and how it shapes the discussion today. Ray Suarez anchors a panel including: George Mason Law School professor Joyce Lee Malcolm, former New York Times foreign correspondent and editor Craig Whitney, and Fordham University history professor Saul Cornell. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Ballast Water/Mega Dairy/Special Olympics"  Invading species jump ship in Oregon and impact native creatures. The state also is home to one of the nation's largest dairies _ in the desert.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G
5:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D
6:00 pm 
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time   Actor Peter Coyote serves as narrator and lends his talent as the voice of the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. This film explores Leopold's life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today.G
7:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D
10:00 pm 
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time   Actor Peter Coyote serves as narrator and lends his talent as the voice of the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. This film explores Leopold's life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today.G
11:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G
2:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 8. Making Connections"  How do we connect social studies to life beyond the classroom? In this culminating session, the teachers demonstrate the major concepts they. D
3:00 am 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Learning to Listen"  With Dr. Wynne Harlen. Formative assessment is a term that has gained prominence as teachers recognize the value of uncovering students. D
4:00 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "USA"  The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States is a true melting pot of cultures. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Grilled Cheese Sandwiches"  Today we're making the ultimate rainy day comfort food: a grilled cheese sandwich. These sandwiches are the most sought after sandwiches in America and have been around for so long that the whole month of April is considered National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month. Can you believe it? Yes, a month long celebration for grilled-to-perfection toasty bread with a melted, gooey cheesy center. D
5:00 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Winter Comfort Food"  Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day. D
5:30 am 
Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup  "Holiday Classics"  This episode will have you breaking out the best china and every family member digging in to the bounty of vegan deliciousness. The Unbird/Thanksgiving Fritters/Sweet Potato Chipolte Bisque. D
6:00 am 
Grand View  "Golden Gate National Recreation Area"  Baumann sets his sites on one of the largest urban parks in the world: Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The park, which includes Alcatraz, the Marin Headlands, and the original military fortifications surrounding San Francisco, was conceived as part of a trend to make national park resources more accessible to urban populations. Interviews include Frank Heaney, Alcatraz prison guard, Heather Booth, park interpretive ranger, and Stephen Haller, civil war historian. D
6:30 am 
New Fly Fisher  "Marmac Lodge"  At a family owned lodge, host Colin McKeown, with guide John Yukich's intimate knowledge of the lake, is keen on experiencing the wonderful fishing available at MarMac Lodge. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Greene and Greene-Inspired Dressing Mirror"  NULL
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  At the Southampton Rose Society, Allen visits with a rosarian. He also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy to talk with Robert Dash about his amazing roses.G
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Left-Over"  Katie rids leftovers of their bad reputations and breathes new life into assorted objects around the house. Projects: dipped silverware, corset drink cozies and tabletop rock garden. Recipes: leftover turkey pie, butternut squash soup and tomato bread pudding. D
9:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kitchen Confidential: The Nuts and Bolts of a Kitchen Renovation"  The second episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the kitchen in Katie's Connecticut home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
10:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "How to Blend The Old with the New When Remodeling"  The final episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the living spaces in Katie's home in Connecticut. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bathrooms"  A beautiful bathroom has certain requirements from keeping the grout clean to having enough storage for the guy and girl stuff. We begin with learning the secrets to a beautiful bath. Then, Shari makes a shower curtain. D
11:00 am 
Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age   This documentary looks at how nature - an increasingly rare influence on today's children - is essential to their health and development. The film focuses on ways that nature supports cognitive and physical development, creativity, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness - and to inspire action to get our children out of doors.G
12:00 pm 
Autism: Emerging from the Maze   The numbers are staggering: 1 out of every 88 children in America has autism. Examine the research and advancements in treatment at the UC Davis MIND Institute making international news and how a clinic at Sutter Heath is helping autistic adults. Inspiring stories and behavior therapy programs help children and families through the maze of this puzzling disorder.G
12:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 9. Human Evolution"  Homo sapiens is now the only living representative of what was once a multi-branched bush of hominid species. This session examines mitochondrial Eve and other fossil clues that increasingly point to Africa as the point of origin of our species. How did humans replace their hominid cousins, including Neanderthal, leaving the chimpanzee as our closest living relative?. D
1:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D
2:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 8. Making Connections"  How do we connect social studies to life beyond the classroom? In this culminating session, the teachers demonstrate the major concepts they. D
3:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Learning to Listen"  With Dr. Wynne Harlen. Formative assessment is a term that has gained prominence as teachers recognize the value of uncovering students. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "USA"  The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States is a true melting pot of cultures. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Grilled Cheese Sandwiches"  Today we're making the ultimate rainy day comfort food: a grilled cheese sandwich. These sandwiches are the most sought after sandwiches in America and have been around for so long that the whole month of April is considered National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month. Can you believe it? Yes, a month long celebration for grilled-to-perfection toasty bread with a melted, gooey cheesy center. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fruit Fete"  Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Breakfast Standbys"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby challenges viewers to a blind oatmeal tasting to see if steel-cut really is better than instant. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best bowl of 10-Minute Steel Cut Oatmeal. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried is in the Equipment Corner reviewing his favorite moka pots, and Chris answers questions from viewers. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Oyster Salad, Beignets, and Red Beans and Rice. D
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Crowd Pleasers"  Joanne creates a meal fit for guests, starting with a Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint that looks as great as it tastes. She teaches her student, Jack, the key to making light and flavorful meatballs perfect for Rigatoni in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, and they toast the meal with a grown up Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Recipes: Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint, Rigatoni with Ricotta Meatballs in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, savors French foods and marvels at Impressionists.G
8:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fruit Fete"  Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Breakfast Standbys"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby challenges viewers to a blind oatmeal tasting to see if steel-cut really is better than instant. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best bowl of 10-Minute Steel Cut Oatmeal. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried is in the Equipment Corner reviewing his favorite moka pots, and Chris answers questions from viewers. D
9:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Chicken Ragout & Stewed Grape Panna Cotta"  Joanne instructs her student Heather on the fundamentals of slow cooking, or braising, and then shows her to create a dessert with a "wow" factor. Recipes: (1) CHICKEN RAGOUT WITH AUTUMN VEGETABLES, (2) PANNA COTTA WITH STEWED GRAPES. Student: Heather Tay - Sales Executive. D
10:00 pm 
Taste This!  "John's Pizzeria"  John's Pizzeria is located on 44th Street in New York City. John's is known for their brick oven pizza. With this oven, the restaurant is able to produce 60 pies every 4 minutes! Chef Joe heads to John's kitchen and helps prepare an assortment of fresh, delicious pizza!. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, savors French foods and marvels at Impressionists.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "In the Lower Depths with Barbra, plus On Broadway with Evans & Feldman"  Our guests are actor Michael Urie and playwright Jonathan Tolins of Buyer & Cellar, Tolins's new hit comedy at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, inspired by an unlikely subject, Barbra Streisand's lavish coffee table book, My Passion for Design. In this ingenious and original play, Urie gives a bravura solo performance as the out-of-work actor hired to maintain a private mall of shops Streisand has created for herself in the basement of her barn, containing her vast hoard of fabulous stuff. He spends his days waiting to serve the mall's only customer, Streisand, and then she arrives. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Does Consciousness Have Meaning?"  How has "inner experience" radically emerged from cosmic dust? Is consciousness only an accident of biology? Or does consciousness have deeper meaning?. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School"  Middle School: See how middle school students in America are being prepared for high school. Follow along as students read a fairy tale to learn the concepts of plot and theme. Find out why passing notes is encouraged in a sixth grade class. D
3:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Land Rush"  How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms?. D
6:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Tonga: The Last Place On Earth"  Tonga, an archipelago of 169 islands in the South Pacific, cut off from modernity as it is physically from the Western world. Each month, however, the United States deports ethnic Tongans convicted of murder, gang violence and other serious crimes to this peaceful island kingdom. Forced to leave behind spouses, children, and family in the U.S. D
7:00 am 
POV  "Presumed Guilty"  In 2005 an innocent man named Tono Zuniga is picked up off the streets of Mexico City, wrongly accused, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 20 years in prison. This is the story of two young Mexican lawyers and their struggle to free Zuniga.G
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
9:00 am 
Play Again   What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. D
10:00 am 
Lost Bird Project   Follow sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project.G
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Land Rush"  How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms?. D
2:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Tonga: The Last Place On Earth"  Tonga, an archipelago of 169 islands in the South Pacific, cut off from modernity as it is physically from the Western world. Each month, however, the United States deports ethnic Tongans convicted of murder, gang violence and other serious crimes to this peaceful island kingdom. Forced to leave behind spouses, children, and family in the U.S. D
3:00 pm 
Play Again   What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. D
4:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   Follow sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project.G
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Land Rush"  How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms?. D
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Land Rush"  How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms?. D
2:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "If A Job's Worth Doing"  Thomas and the Garbage Train - Thomas volunteers to take the Duchess to tea. Diesel tells Thomas that his work with Whiff will make him too stinky to take the Duchess. As Whiff and Thomas puff along, Thomas uncouples from the Garbage train and Thomas takes 'sweeter smelling' tracks. D
2:30 am 
WordGirl  "Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns"  WHERE HAVE ALL THE VILLAINS GONE? - Ms. Question comes up with a brilliant plan to get rid of WordGirl: eliminate all of the city's villains so WordGirl is no longer needed. Will Ms. Question be able to keep WordGirl away? Or will a villian-less city need her after all. Vocabulary Words: Eliminate, Entire. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Lifting Snuffy"  Zoe choreographed a special dance, "The Dance of the Six Swans," that she would like her friends to perform. She asks everyone to pair up for the 'lift' part of the dance, but they're missing one person, so they ask Alan to join the dancers. He is partnered with Snuffy who says it's been a dream of his to be lifted into the air like a swan. D
4:00 am 
Curious George Swings Into Spring   It's springtime! And a little monkey has a big case of spring fever. But serious lobby dogs like Hundley have no time for frolicking, especially when there's a spring cleaning prize to be won. Hundley's dreams are dashed when a burst pipe forces him to evacuate the building and join George in the country. D
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Theropod Club/Surprise Party"  The Theropod Club - Buddy's Theropod Club meets with other dinosaurs that walk on two legs, eat meat, and have three toed feet. But Tiny feels left out until the Club invites her to join too! Surprise Party - Shiny, Tiny and Don throw a surprise party for Buddy on the Dinosaur Train and invite a whole caboose full of his friends!. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night"  Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. D
6:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Amazing Computer Science Tool!"  Sid is thoroughly amused as he watches his parents. Every time their computers "ding" Mom and Dad run to check their computer, so Sid wants to know what all these computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works, which helps Susie demonstrate the amazing way scientists use computers as a science tool! In a special Super Fab Lab, the kids make discoveries with their magnifying glasses then use the computer to share their discoveries by sending information back home to their parents. They're just like real scientists using a computer to share discoveries with other scientists!. D
7:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
7:30 am 
Arthur  "Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up"  Dear Adil - Arthur's worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Arthur's fantastical ideas about Turkey, where he imagines Adil riding a camel to school . and eating lambs-eyes! But are Arthur's notions about Adil's life even close to the truth? Bitzi's Break-Up - Bitzi's breaking up with her boyfriend and Buster is really sad. D
8:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "The Gecko Effect"  There's a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover it's all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the gecko's marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. D
8:30 am 
WordGirl  "Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold"  CHUCK WITH A SIDEKICK OF BRENT - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Out of Sync"  The kids use mathematical patterns to create and understand musical rhythms to stop Hacker's plan.G
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Lifting Snuffy"  Zoe choreographed a special dance, "The Dance of the Six Swans," that she would like her friends to perform. She asks everyone to pair up for the 'lift' part of the dance, but they're missing one person, so they ask Alan to join the dancers. He is partnered with Snuffy who says it's been a dream of his to be lifted into the air like a swan. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Two's Company/Fair Weather Friend"  All of the dogs are so excited that their old friend K.C. is back on the island for a couple of days. Cleo, however, is particularly excited and focuses all of her attention on him at the expense of ignoring T-bone and Clifford. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot"  The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze"  Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George Swings Into Spring   It's springtime! And a little monkey has a big case of spring fever. But serious lobby dogs like Hundley have no time for frolicking, especially when there's a spring cleaning prize to be won. Hundley's dreams are dashed when a burst pipe forces him to evacuate the building and join George in the country. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Lifting Snuffy"  Zoe choreographed a special dance, "The Dance of the Six Swans," that she would like her friends to perform. She asks everyone to pair up for the 'lift' part of the dance, but they're missing one person, so they ask Alan to join the dancers. He is partnered with Snuffy who says it's been a dream of his to be lifted into the air like a swan. D
3:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night"  Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. D
3:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Amazing Computer Science Tool!"  Sid is thoroughly amused as he watches his parents. Every time their computers "ding" Mom and Dad run to check their computer, so Sid wants to know what all these computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works, which helps Susie demonstrate the amazing way scientists use computers as a science tool! In a special Super Fab Lab, the kids make discoveries with their magnifying glasses then use the computer to share their discoveries by sending information back home to their parents. They're just like real scientists using a computer to share discoveries with other scientists!. D
4:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza"  Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show. D
4:30 pm 
Caillou  "Blast Off to Space Caillou"  Sharing the Rocketship: While shopping for a birthday present for Clementine, Caillou and Leo decide to go 'halvsies' on a toy shuttle. They try to share it, but squabbles inevitably arise. When Caillou worries that Leo isn't talking to him anymore he finally realizes his friendship is more important than any toy. D
5:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Pistachio/Bj's Snack Attack"  Pistachio - Barney is snacking on pistachios.and just can't seem to stop! His young friends try to help by hiding them from Barney. When that doesn't work, they tell him a story to help him stop eating pistachios. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "If A Job's Worth Doing"  Thomas and the Garbage Train - Thomas volunteers to take the Duchess to tea. Diesel tells Thomas that his work with Whiff will make him too stinky to take the Duchess. As Whiff and Thomas puff along, Thomas uncouples from the Garbage train and Thomas takes 'sweeter smelling' tracks. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George Swings Into Spring   It's springtime! And a little monkey has a big case of spring fever. But serious lobby dogs like Hundley have no time for frolicking, especially when there's a spring cleaning prize to be won. Hundley's dreams are dashed when a burst pipe forces him to evacuate the building and join George in the country. D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns"  WHERE HAVE ALL THE VILLAINS GONE? - Ms. Question comes up with a brilliant plan to get rid of WordGirl: eliminate all of the city's villains so WordGirl is no longer needed. Will Ms. Question be able to keep WordGirl away? Or will a villian-less city need her after all. Vocabulary Words: Eliminate, Entire. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Gecko Effect"  There's a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover it's all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the gecko's marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Out of Sync"  The kids use mathematical patterns to create and understand musical rhythms to stop Hacker's plan.G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Season Four Is Canceled"  The first episode of Season 4 is an all-animated adventure! Ruff has just received some terrible news. he's been FIRED by the new Australian owner of the TV network, Harriet Hackensack (who just happens to hate dogs!) So Ruff embarks on an epic journey (in a cooking oil-powered aquatic doghouse shaped like a chicken) to get his job back! Along the way he enlists the help of his family and friends, including Uncle MacRuffmantosh, his brother Scruff, Grandma Ruffman, the dread ghost pirate Black Muzzle, nephew Glen, and, of course, his trusty Studio G sidekicks, Blossom and Chet. But can he complete his mission in time?. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Two's Company/Fair Weather Friend"  All of the dogs are so excited that their old friend K.C. is back on the island for a couple of days. Cleo, however, is particularly excited and focuses all of her attention on him at the expense of ignoring T-bone and Clifford. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot"  The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze"  Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George Swings Into Spring   It's springtime! And a little monkey has a big case of spring fever. But serious lobby dogs like Hundley have no time for frolicking, especially when there's a spring cleaning prize to be won. Hundley's dreams are dashed when a burst pipe forces him to evacuate the building and join George in the country. D

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