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August 28, 2012
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4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Gone with the Fog"  The CyberSquad is in Gollywood making a movie when Glittertown's top designer, hairdresser and make-up artist go missing in a dense and unexpected fog. Turns out Hacker is responsible and has spirited the stylists away to his home base. Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) helps the kids discover how to make fog, but to pull off a daring rescue, the kids have to find the elusive dew point at the Northern Frontier on their own. D
5:00 pm 
PBS Convention Coverage -- A Newshour Special Report  "Republican Convention"  Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.G
9:00 pm 
Seisen! The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1905-1945   As Japan's burgeoning power in Asia brings it into direct conflict with the West, the country allies itself with fascist Germany and Italy. The Japanese leadership, dominated by military expansionists, reacts angrily to western opposition and initiates the attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in a long war that ends disastrously for Japan. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Dying to Live   Some 20 people die in the U.S. every day while waiting for transplant orgrans. This film tells the stories of four people who are struggling to stay alive while waiting to reach the top of a long list.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
Global Spirit (Expired)  "Oneness: The Big Picture"  While deeply embedded in the core teachings of many great religions and almost all mystical and native traditions, the concept of "Oneness" or "Unity Consciousness" is now being explored by a growing number of scientists, who are applying the principle of Oneness to all life and the exquisite mechanism through which all living systems function and relate. In this Global Spirit episode, Deepak Chopra, a physician and best-selling author of texts on mind-body healing, shares his philosophical insights on Oneness, with Riane Eisler, an anthropologist and, best-selling author (The Chalice & the Blade). Against a background of filmed interviews with teachers from all religious traditions, audiences can witness a memorable, occasionally contentious discussion that attempts to "connect all the dots". D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G
7:00 pm 
Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age Of Green   The Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age of Green cuts through the debate about global warming and climate change. Instead, it focuses on the renewable, clean energy technologies that can improve our future and create significant economic opportunities. This entertaining one-hour documentary takes the viewer around the world in search of technologies and policies that will address the serious problem of excessive carbon dioxide emissions and our dangerous dependence on fossil fuels. D
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Losing It"  Cameras follow several people, including Alda, as they adopt different strategies for weight loss from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Alda also learns about research that explains why dieting is so difficult.G
9:00 pm 
Global Spirit (Expired)  "Oneness: The Big Picture"  While deeply embedded in the core teachings of many great religions and almost all mystical and native traditions, the concept of "Oneness" or "Unity Consciousness" is now being explored by a growing number of scientists, who are applying the principle of Oneness to all life and the exquisite mechanism through which all living systems function and relate. In this Global Spirit episode, Deepak Chopra, a physician and best-selling author of texts on mind-body healing, shares his philosophical insights on Oneness, with Riane Eisler, an anthropologist and, best-selling author (The Chalice & the Blade). Against a background of filmed interviews with teachers from all religious traditions, audiences can witness a memorable, occasionally contentious discussion that attempts to "connect all the dots". D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G
11:00 pm 
Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age Of Green   The Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age of Green cuts through the debate about global warming and climate change. Instead, it focuses on the renewable, clean energy technologies that can improve our future and create significant economic opportunities. This entertaining one-hour documentary takes the viewer around the world in search of technologies and policies that will address the serious problem of excessive carbon dioxide emissions and our dangerous dependence on fossil fuels. D
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Itchy"  Carole develops allergic symptoms and fears they are caused by an allergy to horses. She swears her friends to secrecy but they worry it is affecting her safety as a rider.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Math - Who Needs It?"  Math is a true building block in the business of your life. Whether you are calculating the tip on the restaurant bill, making change at your lemonade stand, or figuring out how to quickly grow your savings, it's all about the math in money. Visit with a handbag designer and meet students who are helping to save the environment. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Gone with the Fog"  The CyberSquad is in Gollywood making a movie when Glittertown's top designer, hairdresser and make-up artist go missing in a dense and unexpected fog. Turns out Hacker is responsible and has spirited the stylists away to his home base. Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) helps the kids discover how to make fog, but to pull off a daring rescue, the kids have to find the elusive dew point at the Northern Frontier on their own. D
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Salmon and Sole"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. D
7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Fired Up, Down Under"  Ozzies (Australians) and Kiwis (New Zealanders) may live half a world away, but they're every bit as grilling-obsessed as we North Americans are. Case in point: an Australian favorite, the proverbial "shrimp on the barbie," grilled here with basil and prosciutto and flambeed with Pernod. Or apostles on horseback-New Zealand sea scallops marinated in wine and grilled with smoky bacon. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Aran Islands and Galway"  NULL
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Shaker Rocker Seat"  Traditional Shaker worsted tape in checkerboard patterns makes a sweet seat. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Amalfi Coast"  Rick visits the trendy resort of Positano on the Amalfi coastline, south of Naples. He also takes in the charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples of Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto beneath the Isle of Capri.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "San Francisco, California"  San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. D
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Salmon and Sole"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. D
10:30 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Street Food Chronicles"  Much like the entire continent of Asia, street food is hugely popular in Korea and many of the most beloved dishes in the country come from street carts and stands. In this episode, Marja and Jean-Georges eat street food all over the peninsula, including silkworm larvae, hoddeok, sweet pancakes filled with peanuts and sugar, and Dragon's Beard, a candy made of stretched honey and nuts. At home, Marja makes her version of bindaddeok, her signature take on this simple pancake made of freshly ground mung beans shallow-fried until browned and crisp. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Magical Morocco"  Joanne shows us just how easily and quickly a deliciously spiced lentil soup can be made when you have the right spices in the pantry. She continues to spice it up with her student John, building a warm Moroccan chicken and sweet potato salad, cooling it off with a cardamom and ginger cocktail she has aptly named the Marrakech 75. Recipes: Spiced Lentil Soup, Warm Moroccan Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad, and Marrakech 75 Cocktail. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Amalfi Coast"  Rick visits the trendy resort of Positano on the Amalfi coastline, south of Naples. He also takes in the charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples of Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto beneath the Isle of Capri.G
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Lost Cave Temples   In this second National Geographic Special for public television, filmmaker Liesl Clark documents her husband, seven-time Everest summiter Pete Athans, and big-wall climber Renan Ozturk, who take on the job of climbing into the crumbling caves. They search for the nine legendary cave temples called "Kabumm." Hoping to preserve rare texts, the team is interrupted by a posse of local horsemen who object to the intrusion of a sacred area.G
6:00 pm 
Secrets of Shangri-La   In the Kingdom of Mustang, between Nepal and Tibet and long off-limits to outsiders, explorers and scientists climb into human-carved caves thousands of years old. This National Geographic Special made for public television, follows team members up sheer rock cliffs into the caves where they find 14th-century wall paintings, ancient human remains and a centuries-old hidden library of sacred texts.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 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes President Assad Must Resign."  The reputation of Syria's President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panellists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more than 3,500 people at demonstrations in Syria and the wide-ranging abuse of human rights. In response to suggestions that the uprising was initiated by foreign powers - a version of events, touted widely by the regime - one female audience member declared: "This is a Syrian revolution and it's insulting to keep insisting that it was inspired outside. D
8:47 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Secrets of Shangri-La   In the Kingdom of Mustang, between Nepal and Tibet and long off-limits to outsiders, explorers and scientists climb into human-carved caves thousands of years old. This National Geographic Special made for public television, follows team members up sheer rock cliffs into the caves where they find 14th-century wall paintings, ancient human remains and a centuries-old hidden library of sacred texts.G
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Wolfing Down Some Barbeque"  Ruff has a family reunion barbeque, and invites some distant relatives-wolves! He sends Emmie and Rubye to Yellowstone National Park to learn all about wolves, and sends Jay and Marc to South Carolina to make some authentic southern barbeque. D
4:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Flood of Imagination/Lights Out"  Flood of Imagination - It's raining and Cleo's going stir-crazy with boredom! But Clifford comes to her rescue by helping her to imagine an exciting action/adventure story. Lights Out - Mr. Bleakman and Clifford save the day when a big power failure threatens to paralyze Birdwell Island. D
5:00 pm 
Arthur  "MacFrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky"  MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. D
5:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George and the Dam Builders/Curious George's Low High Score"  George helps a family of beavers and builds his own mini-golf course so he can practice.G
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Show Me The Honey/Migration Vacation"  Show Me the Honey - Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey. Migration Vacation - The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Magic Porridge Pot"  Oh no! Pig's new toy robot is out of control! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge! Will the Super Readers be able to help or will they end up with more porridge than even The Three Bears would know what to do with? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of paying attention, uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Laura The Giganotosaurus/Dinosaur Poop!"  Laura the Giganotosaurus - Buddy spends time with Laura Giganotosaurus, a large dinosaur who always rides the Dinosaur Train and, like Buddy, is a three-toed theropod! Buddy also discovers that Laura is an avid bird-watcher. Dinosaur Poop! - Buddy and Tiny learn that all creatures poop, even really big dinosaurs. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
9:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Shadow Smile!"  After looking at his own shadow, Sid wonders why his shadow doesn't smile when he does. This leads Sid and his friends to investigate shadows at The Science Center. They explore ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source and discover that shadows show shapes but not details like colors, stripes, or a smile! (Educational objective - Shadows). D
9:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!"  Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever! His WordFriends try every trick in the book to help him, but which cure will work? A..a.choo! - Pig is allergic to peaches! Too bad Sheep doesn't know that! When she brings Pig a big bag of peaches to make pies, Pig starts sneezing so much that he can't even tell Sheep what he really needs is A.. D
10:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Helps Out"  Everyone's lending a helping hand today. Caillou plans a surprise birthday party for Grandpa with Grandma's help. He and Grandma get everything ready, and Grandpa is very surprised and very happy. D
10:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "China/Welcome, Cousin Riff"  China - BJ is waiting for a very special letter from his pen pal in China. The letter reveals that his pen pal is coming for a visit. With the help of friends in the park, BJ hurries to get the park ready. D
11:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Show Me The Honey/Migration Vacation"  Show Me the Honey - Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey. Migration Vacation - The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate. D
11:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Kindness with Friends"  Percy's New Friends - Percy wants to make friends with the wild animals on Sodor. When he approaches a squirrel, it runs away. He tries to make friends with a bird but it flies away. D

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