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August 28, 2012
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7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne"  Rick enjoys Switzerland's urban charms in Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne where he explores artistic treasures and tries out local activities.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bologna & Emilia Romagna"  Known the world over for its wheels of golden cheese, its sweet prosciutto and divine vinegar, this slice of Northern Italy is a feast. From our base in Bologna we eat our way across the region, taking in the glorious art and culture along the way: cheese and mosaics in Parma, Balsamic vinegar and racecars in Modena, ham, pasta and university life in Bologna. An excursion to the mountainous Apennines, a trip to Ravenna's brilliant 6th century mosaics and a beach resort at Rimini round out the adventure. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos"  The third and final episode in the Galapagos Islands features some of the "newer" islands, which are "only" a few hundred thousand years old. There are plenty of interesting creatures in the waters around these islands, like marine iguanas - the only known iguanas that swim in salt water and can stay underwater for more than an hour - and the Flightless Cormorant - a bird that uses its stubby wings to swim rather than fly. On Isabela Island, the crew visits Darwin's Lake - a saltwater lake - to study flower color and pollination and spends some time in Zodiac boats finding penguins endemic to the islands. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Who Wants Pizza?/Chi Vuole Pizza?"  Forget your ho-hum pepperoni and tomato sauce pizza. Mary Ann pulls out the stops to create an astonishingly different Gourmet Pizza that's topped with slow-cooked, sweet caramelized onions, dried fig paste, and melted dots of sweet gorgonzola cheese. Then she makes an easy-to-prepare Focaccine antipasto with dough infused with freshly-minced basil, parsley, tarragon, and thyme. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Kozani"  Eva visits a city in northern Greece with a long history and a unique product called krokos and Chef Yianni makes yiaprakia, baked chicken and rice with krokos and a refreshing krokos beverage. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Chorizo"  Who doesn't love sausage? Chorizo, the Mexican version, is a deep-burnt-reddish explosion of fresh, moist, exotically seasoned flavor. When it's fried, it becomes crisp and incredibly savory. This episode will explore the difference between Mexican chorizo sausage and its Spanish, Central American and South American cousins. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Slow-Cooker Revolution"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to cooking with a slow cooker. First, she teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup. Next, she reveals the test kitchen's secrets for foolproof Pork Loin with Cranberries and Orange. D

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   GardenSMART visits a garden that was a catastrophe, but with TLC, it was turned into a paradise. This "rags to riches" story will inspire you. Be sure to tune in. D

11:00 am 
Artist Toolbox  "Ramsey Lewis"  "Jazz is an expression of the feeling that you have at that moment," says legendary jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, discussing his art and playing in his Chicago recording studio. The always wise Lewis, with his firm roots in gospel and who studied classical from a young age, has released 80 jazz albums over a 50-year career, making a huge impact on the music world with classics such as "The In Crowd," "Hang On Sloopy" and "Wade in the Water." With such a varied musical experience, it's all about the feeling, expressing the moment. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "The Capital of Salsa"  The Colombian city of Cali, known as the world capital of salsa, also serves as the urban center of the country's Afro-Pacific culture. Host Jacob Edgar discovers why Columbia adopted as its native style the upbeat tropical dance music of salsa. He meets Grupo Niche, one of the world's most famous salsa bands, for a performance at their private club Dulce con Dulce, and explores the famous Juanchito neighborhood where salsa clubs line the streets. D

12:00 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

1:00 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

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Goose and the Golden Eggs"  Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. D

2:00 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

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Whale of a Squid"  Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Diamond Head Sunrise"  Paint the colors of nature in this breathtaking morning sunrise.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   The program theme is Latin music. Bradley Sowash discusses Latin rhythms and performs "Burrito Cha Cha," Dave Lowe provides his insights on playing Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Meditation" and Lori Mechem demonstrates the signature rhythmic pattern to Oye Como Va. Andy Launer is also a featured guest. D

4:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "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 
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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  "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

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