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October 29, 2013
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2:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Growing Up Different"  Many children face challenges far beyond the usual stresses and strains of growing up.The program looks at the controversial use of cochlear implants to give some hearing to profoundly deaf kids, the latest in augmentative communication technology to provide speech to children without it, new insights on the fundamental nature of autism and the implications for treating autistic children.G
3:00 am 
NASA Sci Files  "The Case of the Fitness Challenge"  The tree house detectives are eager to win the Presidential Physical Fitness Award, but one of the detectives is not quite up to the challenge. They decide that it is time for a little research to learn more about being fit. They visit NASA to learn more about muscles, bones, and physical activity and why fitness is the key to space exploration.G
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Magnetic Field"  The law of Biot and Sarvart, the force between electric currents, and Ampere's law. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Fiscal Policy"  This program explores how the government's tax and spending policies are used to reduce the severity of business cycle fluctuations. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Introduction/Rebecca's Dream"  The program begins with an overview of the course and an introduction to the main characters in the drama.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Core - Abs/Back - Version Three"  With Bridge, Navasana with Variations, Lotus. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Potluck Party Pooper/The Best Gift"  The Howard's are having a party and everyone they know will be attending. Everyone but Mr. Bleakman, that is. The old party pooper insists that hed rather stay home and do his usual Saturday afternoon routine. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny"  Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny - When the local comic book store changes ownership, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them and now he's worried. Is it wrong to be afraid? Maybe his friends will be more supportive than he realizes. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper"  Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem"  The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Night Train/Fossil Fred"  Night Train - Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Fossil Fred - Buddy, Tiny and Don play "detective" and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Help-O-Bots"  Telly, Rosita, and Elmo pretend to be robots to try and help Chris at Hooper's Store. Educational Objective: Cognitive Reasoning. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Mushy Banana"  Sid wants to know why his beloved yellow banana has turned brown and mushy. After exploring how fruits and vegetables slowly change, Sid learns that it's natural for his banana to ripen and turn brown and mushy. Over time, fruits and vegetables decay!. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Swiss Family Robinson"  Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure! Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Sports Star"  Everyone's Best - When Clementine shows up with a swimming ribbon on her chest, Caillou really wants to have one too. Grandma comes up with some very silly games with ribbons for prizes. Winning isn't that easy, Caillou soon finds out, but he imagines he's an Olympic Athlete and has a lot fun trying his best. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Don't Give Up"  Percy and the Calliope - Percy and Diesel are instructed to take a rusty old organ - the calliope - to be melted down. Percy is determined to save it from this terrible fate. He pitches himself into a race against time to make the organ play before Percy and Diesel reach the Smelter's Yard. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper"  Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. D
3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem"  The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wordbot/Mount Rush Here"  WORDBOT - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot. Vocabulary Words: Devoted, Backfire. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Castleblanca"  (topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How Not to Impress The Press"  In order to prep for his big spread in Canine Weekly Magazine, Ruff tries out a new beauty cream. and it turns him into a turkey vulture! So he sends all six FETCHers out to learn whatever they can about turkey vultures. Later they head to an ad agency to figure out how to improve the turkey vulture's image. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks are hot, but the economy is not. What's driving the market, holding back the economy and what does it mean for your investments? And, a White House official on Capitol Hill was grilled today over why some Americans may not be able to keep their insurance plans. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Secrets of the Tower of London   Standing guard over the city of London for nearly 1,000 years, this fortress has been a royal castle, a prison, a place of execution and torture, and an armory and the Royal Mint. Over the centuries it has gone from a symbol of imperialism and tyranny to a national treasure - the protector of the crown jewels and many other historic British traditions.G
8:00 pm 
African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross  "The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)"  This episode illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people in places like Philadelphia, these years were a time of tremendous opportunity. But for most African Americans, this era represented a new nadir. Part 2 of 6G
9:00 pm 
War of the Worlds: American Experience   This documentary explores the unprecedented and little understood events that accompanied Orson Welles, infamous radio drama, October 30, 1938. The film examines the elements that together created one of the biggest mass hysteria events in U.S. history.G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Retirement Gamble"  Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether an IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the special "Money, Power and Wall Street," FRONTLINE raises questions about how America's financial institutions protect retirement savings.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Peru: Manu"  In the largest area of protected rainforest in the Amazon, Art encounters spectacular birds, animals and peoples of the Amazon - all struggling to survive.G
2:00 am 
Held Hostage   On January 16, 2013, a gang of Al Qaeda terrorists took control of a giant gas facility in Algeria in a siege that lasted four days and led to the deaths of 37 expatriate workers. This documentary tells the story of the siege and investigates the circumstances of the attack.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Summit Idaho"  Cameras capture four groups of mountain climbers who reach the summits of four Idaho mountain peaks - Vienna Peak in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Gilmore Peak in the Lemhi Mountain Range, He Devil in the Seven Devils Mountains, and Scotchman Peak in Scotchman Peaks of the Panhandle. The steep assents in winter and summer culminate in magnificent views of four different Idaho terrains.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   2014 Road Tests: Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, Mercedes-Benz GLK Blue Tech. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Counting Booth"  Uh-Oh! The Count has to leave his Counting Booth and has no one to watch it while he is gone. Luckily, Elmo and Abby agree to become the official Counting Booth Counters while he is away. They immediately have their first visitors, the Three Little Pigs. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Katerina's Costume/Dress Up Day"  Katerina's Costume: Daniel and Katerina are at Miss Elaina's Museum-Go-Round to make their costumes for Dress Up Day. While Daniel and Miss Elaina know exactly what they want to be, Katerina is having a harder time deciding on just the right costume. Eventually she comes up with a very clever idea! Dress Up Day: It's Dress Up Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and it's time for the annual main street parade! The children visit all the stores, showing off their fancy costumes and receiving different stickers from their neighbors. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper"  Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Animal Odd Couples"  Nature investigates why some animals form special cross-species bonds and explores what these relationships suggest about the nature of animal emotions. Some of the relationships the film documents include: a goat guiding a blind horse; a doe visiting her Great Dane surrogate mother; and a juvenile gibbon choosing to live with a family of capuchins.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Venice"  Rudy tours the famous sites then shows how to escape the crowds in the neighborhoods of Dorsaduro, Cannaregio and San Polo.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert"  Host David Yetman and expert architect Bob Vint travel around Tucson, Arizona, to see how adobe - the perfect desert building material - was used in the past and is still used today. Adobe not only has a remarkable period of longevity, but also has thermal capabilities, making it ideal for the hot dry desert. Yetman and Vint spend time at the San Xavier Mission to watch a restoration crew use new adobe to repair and restore the existing adobe exterior. D
8:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "All in the Pantry"  Lidia prepares quick meals right out of the pantry-perfect when you're in a hurry (or just want to clean out your cabinets!). Learn to make hearty Pasta and Bean Soup, flavorful Spaghetti with Quick Pantry Sauce, and a delicate spaghettini with Olive Oil and Rosemary. D
9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Shrine of Guadalupe"  Burt goes to Tepeyac, Mexico, to join 5 million pilgrims taking part in the Feast Day of the patron saint of the Americas. He discovers the history of tequila and samples fried ants and grasshoppers.G
9:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "St. Anthony's Feast/La Festa Di San Antonio"  Mary Ann travels to Boston, MA to enjoy one of the summer's premiere street celebrations; St. Anthony's Feast. She and feast chairman Joe DiGirolamo tour the jam-packed, food-filled streets to sample a cornucopia of Italian festival food. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Company's Coming"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Prime Rib and perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts at home. Finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of premium butters. D
10:30 am 
GardenSMART   At the bottom of the Capitol steps is a hidden treasure, the U.S. Botanic Garden. Established in 1820 this garden is still providing gardening ideas. D
11:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "Tim Reynolds & Tr3"  Tim Reynolds & TR3 bring killer guitar riffs and rock and roll funk to the hallowed walls of Infinity Hall. Reynolds, best known for his collaborations with the Dave Matthews Band, is widely regarded as underrated master, highly skilled at guitar, bass, piano, sitar, mandolin, violin and various instruments of ethnic percussion. Amazing audiences all over the world for more than 35 years, Reynolds has perfected a unique performance style that he brings to this extraordinary INFINITY HALL LIVE set. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Help-O-Bots"  Telly, Rosita, and Elmo pretend to be robots to try and help Chris at Hooper's Store. Educational Objective: Cognitive Reasoning. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Night Train/Fossil Fred"  Night Train - Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Fossil Fred - Buddy, Tiny and Don play "detective" and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham"  Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday.and the city. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moonlight Lighthouse"  Wyland creates a sense of motion or still life by adjusting the arrangement of the objects. D
3:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Peaches and Herb"  Pennsylvania Peaches Transcending Politics in Washington, D.C. Chef Brian McBride: Blue Duck Tavern - Washington, D.C. In Washington, D.C. D
4:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Bentley"  It's a century-old obsession to find the right raw materials to build a car that is fit for both king and race car driver. The Bentley Motor Company has built common raw ingredients into its signature Mulsanne, an engineering achievement made possible by aluminum, leather, iron, wood and pigment. Part 2 of 4G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Wilder"  New York Times technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering the next wave of technological innovation. He meets the scientists and engineers who are at the forefront of making new "stuff."G
7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Organic Farming"  What exactly is "organic farming?" Many farmers in this country are working hard to keep their fruits and vegetables free of many chemicals and pesticides but on this episode, you will learn that this task is not as easy as it sounds. D
7:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Environmental Body Makeover"  In this episode, we explore makeovers that matter: getting rid of toxins in and on our bodies. Bestselling author, Dr. Andrew Weil, tells us how to keep healthy by making smart diet & nutrition choices and knowing what food labels really say. Director of Environmental Working Group, Ken Cook, shares some surprising tidbits about chemicals in everyday body products. D
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "A Different Way to Heal?"  Alan Alda meets scientists putting alternative and complementary therapies to the test. They examine acupuncture, herbal remedies, chiropractic and more to see how effective they are.G
9:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Bentley"  It's a century-old obsession to find the right raw materials to build a car that is fit for both king and race car driver. The Bentley Motor Company has built common raw ingredients into its signature Mulsanne, an engineering achievement made possible by aluminum, leather, iron, wood and pigment. Part 2 of 4G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Wilder"  New York Times technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering the next wave of technological innovation. He meets the scientists and engineers who are at the forefront of making new "stuff."G
11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Organic Farming"  What exactly is "organic farming?" Many farmers in this country are working hard to keep their fruits and vegetables free of many chemicals and pesticides but on this episode, you will learn that this task is not as easy as it sounds. D
11:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Environmental Body Makeover"  In this episode, we explore makeovers that matter: getting rid of toxins in and on our bodies. Bestselling author, Dr. Andrew Weil, tells us how to keep healthy by making smart diet & nutrition choices and knowing what food labels really say. Director of Environmental Working Group, Ken Cook, shares some surprising tidbits about chemicals in everyday body products. D
1:30 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Getting Along Together"  Childhood social development and ways to enhance a child's social competence. D
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Conservation of Energy"  According to one of the major laws of physics, energy is neither created nor destroyed. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Potential Energy"  Potential energy provides a powerful model for understanding why the world has worked the same way since the beginning of time. D
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 am 
Design Squad  "Aquatic Robots"  A Boston-based terra-amphibious touring company challenges the teams to create underwater radio-controlled robots to spice up narrated tours.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "How to Succeed In Biz-Ness By Really Trying!"  A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You'll discover the three key steps to success: identifying a need, making a plan to fill a need, and taking action. Join us as we meet the prep school boy whose new take on the old school tie caused a sensation. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Pest Control (Philadelphia, PA)"  We demonstrate various options of greenhouse growing and show that anyone can garden year round, even on the smallest budget. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
6:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "New York, New York"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a Manhattan inspired meal, featuring savory "Peppers and Vegan Sausage" nestled in a sub-style bun, served up with "Deli-Style Macaroni Salad" on the side. For dessert, super rich and creamy New York style "Blueberry Cheeze-Cake" provides a Big Apple inspired dessert. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Comfort Food Makeover"  Whenever you need a little TLC, you crave the dishes your Mom used to make. But those dishes are often loaded with more than just her love. On this show, I'll show you how to keep that feeling and still keep feeling good. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Medieval Europe"  Maxa revisits some favorite spots and tosses in new sights while sorting out 1,000 years of history in Ireland, Austria, Germany and France.G
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Scotland - The City of Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is a majestic city filled with incredible architecture and anchored by the massive Edinburgh Castle. Based out of Melville Castle, our host family takes you though the sites along the Royal Mile. Get crowned in Edinburgh Castle and visit some of the city's exciting museums with subjects like the earth, toys and Scottish history. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Trusses"  The HOMETIME team installs trusses and sheathing and visits the timber framers. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Modular Wine Server"  The modular design of this wine server makes it easy to build. Plus, the Woodsmith editors show you how easy it is to customize your own unique setup. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Trends: Get on the Cutting Edge of Your Garden with these innovative ideas"  Host Jamie Durie picks plants that can cope with pollution for city gardens. Lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers visits the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Curb Appeal"  NULL
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Whimsical Trims from a Stick"  Using Whimsy Sticks for creating trims and flowers; Sew Quick, Sew Easy roses for headbands, shoe clips; Heirloom Quilting segment on crazy quilting with the embroidery machine; Hand embroidered ribbon stitch. Guests: Kari Mecca, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Meadow Brook Surprise"  A timid little brook winds its way through a golden meadow created by Bob Ross' precise but easy-to-learn technique. D
11:00 am 
Taste This!  "Nyc Upper East Side"  Chef Joe travels to the upper east side of New York City to learn more about this cozy restaurant that has been in business for the past 33 years. A staple in this neighborhood, this intimate restaurant offers an overall, great dining experience. Back in the test kitchen, using Sun dried Tomato Pesto, Chef Joe creates a chicken dish stuffed with the pesto and potato flakes plus a pasta dish using Gnocchi and the pesto as the garnish!. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Biscuits, Oeufs au Plat and Green Onion Shrimp Gravy, and Ambrosia. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Algo Inesperaado"  This episode features some facts about Guadalajara. Carlos reveals to his family that Gloria has a gambling habit and he needed to withdraw money.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Yo Invito"  This episode covers phrases used when ordering food in a restaurant.G
1:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Everybody's Special"  Working with children who have special educational needs. D
1:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Getting Along Together"  Childhood social development and ways to enhance a child's social competence. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Conservation of Energy"  According to one of the major laws of physics, energy is neither created nor destroyed. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Potential Energy"  Potential energy provides a powerful model for understanding why the world has worked the same way since the beginning of time. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Aquatic Robots"  A Boston-based terra-amphibious touring company challenges the teams to create underwater radio-controlled robots to spice up narrated tours.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How to Succeed In Biz-Ness By Really Trying!"  A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You'll discover the three key steps to success: identifying a need, making a plan to fill a need, and taking action. Join us as we meet the prep school boy whose new take on the old school tie caused a sensation. D
5:00 pm 
Wishbone  "The Slobbery Hound"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Wishbone is falsely accused so he and the kids team up as detectives to prove his innocence. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Castleblanca"  (topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. D
6:00 pm 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Whimsical Trims from a Stick"  Using Whimsy Sticks for creating trims and flowers; Sew Quick, Sew Easy roses for headbands, shoe clips; Heirloom Quilting segment on crazy quilting with the embroidery machine; Hand embroidered ribbon stitch. Guests: Kari Mecca, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Meadow Brook Surprise"  A timid little brook winds its way through a golden meadow created by Bob Ross' precise but easy-to-learn technique. D
7:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Rice"  If you have rice in your pantry, you're well on your way to a great meal - something you have in common with home cooks around the globe. Martha offers a lesson on the world's most common grain, starting with a perfect pot of fluffy white rice that you can incorporate into a main course or serve as an accompaniment to a host of other dishes. From there, she'll show you her tried-and-true techniques for flavorful pilaf, risotto and Thai fried rice. D
7:30 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "A Shrimp Feast"  Nick visits the fish monger and guides the viewer though a series of tips and techniques on how to make incredibly flavorful shrimp recipes which are fool proof and look and taste like a million dollars. Chef Stellino prepares Shrimp with Garbanzo Beans, Arugula & Sun-dried Tomatoes in a Chardonnay Sauce and a Salad with Shrimp, Watermelon & Goat Cheese. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Trusses"  The HOMETIME team installs trusses and sheathing and visits the timber framers. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque Brilliance"  Rick finds a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. He rambles through the heart of Rome admiring Bernini statues and pondering sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Then he mingles with modern Romans during an early-evening stroll before dinner. He joins locals after dark at the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Basque Region, Spain"  The Basque country of northeast Spain has the oldest culture in Europe and they are determined to keep their traditions. In Bilbao we'll visit the museum that revitalized the city. In San Sebastian, on the Northwest coast of Spain, we'll check out the fastest ball game in the world and learn why it's home to some of the finest Basque cooking in Europe. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Turkey on the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Simple Grill-Roasted Turkey and serves it with Cranberry Chutney. Next, Chris reveals the Test Kitchen's best tips for taking the temperature of a turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for All Purpose Cleaners in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Asian Flavors with Dale Talde"  Top Chef contestant and Asian-American restaurateur Dale Talde shows Sara his secret sources in Chinatown for pulled noodles and other ingredients, then they come back to Sara's home kitchen to cook up Pad Thai with Oysters and Bacon and his signature dish, Angry Chicken, spiced like kim chee and marinated in yogurt with lots of potatoes to soak up the sauce. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Nyc Upper East Side"  Chef Joe travels to the upper east side of New York City to learn more about this cozy restaurant that has been in business for the past 33 years. A staple in this neighborhood, this intimate restaurant offers an overall, great dining experience. Back in the test kitchen, using Sun dried Tomato Pesto, Chef Joe creates a chicken dish stuffed with the pesto and potato flakes plus a pasta dish using Gnocchi and the pesto as the garnish!. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque Brilliance"  Rick finds a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. He rambles through the heart of Rome admiring Bernini statues and pondering sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Then he mingles with modern Romans during an early-evening stroll before dinner. He joins locals after dark at the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.G
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Apple is out with earnings after the bell. NBR will tell you the most important takeaway for investors. And, do you own one of the most reliable cars on the road? NBR has the list. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   John Nichols (author). D
3:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Wham! Bam! Islam!"  New York-based filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff follows the efforts of American-educated Kuwati entrepreneur Naif Al-Mutawa to build a pop-culture for the world's young Muslims with roots in Islamic culture. The result is THE 99, comic books and now theme parks featuring a team of superheros, each exemplifying one of the 99 attributes of Allah and together they fight against evil.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Dr. Debora L. Spar (author)/T.C. D
5:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL
5:30 am 
European Journal  "Europe's Largest Man-Made Nature Reserve"  Bosnia-Herzegovina: The rescued books of Sarajevo - Sarajevo's national library was a symbol of the city. Destroyed during the Bosnian war, it's now been rebuilt. But the books are still in temporary storage. D
6:00 am 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Jobs"  The opening episode of this miniseries looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas relating to immigrant policies. Featured are an American-educated Taiwanese scientist searching for an employer to sponsor her visa, and immigrant workers in an Ozark town who bring economic turnaround but also language barriers and culture clashes. Part 1 of 3G
7:00 am 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Enforcement"  This episode explores how communities and the nation struggle to enforce inconsistent immigration policies. One story explains why two Kansas City beat cops have adopted a "don't ask, don't tell" policy toward legal status, knowing that aggressive enforcement threatens to break community trust when illegal and legal immigrants live side by side, often in the same family. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 am 
Local USA  "Sense of Place"  Finding a sense of place.and purpose in four stories: a young Memphis girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to Lincoln, Nebraska, the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of his most cherished sites throughout San Francisco; a silent film star in Seattle tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. D
8:30 am 
Local USA  "Through The Past"  Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. From Chicago, Illinois to Lincoln, Nebraska and Weston, Florida to Toledo, Ohio, Local, USA explores four stories connecting us to times gone by: a family business that started a fast food innovation; a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come; the revelation of an artist and his work through letters; and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Dr. Debora L. Spar (author)/T.C. D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   John Nichols (author). D
11:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL
11:30 am 
European Journal  "Europe's Largest Man-Made Nature Reserve"  Bosnia-Herzegovina: The rescued books of Sarajevo - Sarajevo's national library was a symbol of the city. Destroyed during the Bosnian war, it's now been rebuilt. But the books are still in temporary storage. D
12:00 pm 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Jobs"  The opening episode of this miniseries looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas relating to immigrant policies. Featured are an American-educated Taiwanese scientist searching for an employer to sponsor her visa, and immigrant workers in an Ozark town who bring economic turnaround but also language barriers and culture clashes. Part 1 of 3G
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Summit Idaho"  Cameras capture four groups of mountain climbers who reach the summits of four Idaho mountain peaks - Vienna Peak in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Gilmore Peak in the Lemhi Mountain Range, He Devil in the Seven Devils Mountains, and Scotchman Peak in Scotchman Peaks of the Panhandle. The steep assents in winter and summer culminate in magnificent views of four different Idaho terrains.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Morris Dees"  Marcia Franklin talks with human rights activist Morris Dees, the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Dees, an attorney, is known for his cases against white supremacist groups. He led the civil lawsuit in 2000 against Richard Butler and the Aryan Nations in Idaho which ultimately bankrupted the group. Franklin asks Dees to reflect back on that case, talks with him about the other human rights issues in which he has been involved since then, and asks him how he views the civil rights landscape at this time in American history.G
2:00 pm 
Local USA  "Sense of Place"  Finding a sense of place.and purpose in four stories: a young Memphis girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to Lincoln, Nebraska, the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of his most cherished sites throughout San Francisco; a silent film star in Seattle tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. D
2:30 pm 
Local USA  "Through The Past"  Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. From Chicago, Illinois to Lincoln, Nebraska and Weston, Florida to Toledo, Ohio, Local, USA explores four stories connecting us to times gone by: a family business that started a fast food innovation; a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come; the revelation of an artist and his work through letters; and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Held Hostage   On January 16, 2013, a gang of Al Qaeda terrorists took control of a giant gas facility in Algeria in a siege that lasted four days and led to the deaths of 37 expatriate workers. This documentary tells the story of the siege and investigates the circumstances of the attack.G
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Trust"  TRUST begins when Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondurena, shares a hidden history about her childhood with a neighborhood youth theater company. Marlin's story is about resilience: she endured rape as young girl, survived a harsh and difficult journey from Honduras to the U.S., suffered further abuse at the hands of her own brother, and overcame substance addiction. D
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Morris Dees"  Marcia Franklin talks with human rights activist Morris Dees, the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Dees, an attorney, is known for his cases against white supremacist groups. He led the civil lawsuit in 2000 against Richard Butler and the Aryan Nations in Idaho which ultimately bankrupted the group. Franklin asks Dees to reflect back on that case, talks with him about the other human rights issues in which he has been involved since then, and asks him how he views the civil rights landscape at this time in American history.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks are hot, but the economy is not. What's driving the market, holding back the economy and what does it mean for your investments? And, a White House official on Capitol Hill was grilled today over why some Americans may not be able to keep their insurance plans. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Summit Idaho"  Cameras capture four groups of mountain climbers who reach the summits of four Idaho mountain peaks - Vienna Peak in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Gilmore Peak in the Lemhi Mountain Range, He Devil in the Seven Devils Mountains, and Scotchman Peak in Scotchman Peaks of the Panhandle. The steep assents in winter and summer culminate in magnificent views of four different Idaho terrains.G
11:30 pm 
Dreamers Theater   The uplifting performance documentary DREAMERS THEATER follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, Va. D

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