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December 29, 2012
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6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Look Ahead to 2013 - The annual discussion of religion stories likely to be in the headlines in the coming year, including faith-based expectations for the second Obama term, major court cases on gay marriage, looming healthcare coverage controversies and new challenges for religious institutions. Host Bob Abernethy, R&E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom analyze the religion and ethics stories they expect to be covering in 2013. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Angina"  While there are different causes of angina, the symptoms can be scary and a sign of an underlying heart problem. Fortunately, there are good treatments available. Meet Joan and Fred Jahnke as they describe how they live with Joan's microvascular disease and the often-frightening angina that it causes. D
7:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Italian American Sandwiches #2"  Once again, Lidia looks at the history of some Italian American local sandwich beginnings, starting with Baltimore's Italian American Civic Club Sandwich, a Primanti Sandwich and a Prosciutto, Scallion and Egg Sandwich. She also makes a delicious Celery, Artichoke and Mortadella Salad to accompany the sandwiches. D
8:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "New Year's"  Wolf explains why the date is January 1, how noise keeps evil spirits away and what makes the champagne cork go pop.G
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Pan Sauces with Guest Norman Van Aken"  Front and center on this week's episode of Simply Ming are Pan Sauces - an easy way to use what's right in your pan to create great flavor. Joining Ming in the kitchen to demonstrate this indispensable culinary technique is Chef Norman Van Aken. Together they cook on the fly using surprise ingredients and Ming's East-West pantry to create: Pan Seared Steak, Beet Salad and Hash Browns and Pork Chop, Kimchee-Kale Pan Sauce and Sweet Potato Cake. D
9:00 am 
Christina  "Wake Up and Smell The Toast"  It's time, people. Enough excuses; enough procrastinating. It's time to take control of your health by controlling what you put in your mouth. D
9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Frying"  The best fried foods are golden brown on the outside and deliciously tender within - never greasy or soggy. Yet frying is a technique that can elude even the most ambitious home cook. In this episode, Martha offers lessons in how to deep-fry and pan-fry to perfection in your own kitchen. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
10:30 am 
The Mind of a Chef  "Simple"  Dishes presented in this episode are deceptively simple. David Chang travels to Japan for some yakitori and high-end sushi; his pal Daniel Patterson prepares beets. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Southeast Asian Favorites"  Man on the Street Doc Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Thai Grilled Beef Salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for smoker boxes in the Equipment Corner. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   The first segment features Jenn Mason showing how to create a 3D mixed media shadow box. Next, Jo Pearson shares decorative techniques for recycling boxes into gift bags. Then, Jennifer McCord makes a paper quilt and flower sampler embellished with paper rosettes. D
12:00 pm 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Reminders of the Past, Part 1"  Jerry dedicates the show to blocking in a Victorian-style house with three values to achieve the correct perspective and angles. Part 1 of 5G
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hearthstone, Waterfall Island Top"  Roger is getting the plants in despite the rain; the hearth and woodbox are lined with rustic sandstone. Norm visits Paul Grothouse in Pennsylvania to see how he's fabricating the huge butcher block countertop with waterfall edge and dovetail key detail. Richard installs wall-mounted lavatory faucets. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Transplanting a Mature Rose Bush/Replacing Old Outdoor Lighting"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner temporarily transplant a mature rose bush while exterior work takes place. 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 and Kevin replace old outdoor lighting with new fixtures. D
2:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Making Marvelous Moldings"  You can make any complex molding you want with simple hand planes - just take it one curve at a time. Bill Anderson and Roy show how to flute your pilasters and carve your cornice for this comely corner cupboard. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Free Standing Deck"  This week on Rough Cut, the Free Standing Deck. Tommy will focus on the basics of frame construction and give special attention to installing a solid support system. And for the Road Trip, Tommy finds inspiration at a very special place - the USS Salem. D
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Subaru XV Crosstrek"  Road Test: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Road Test: 2013 Honda Accord Goss' Garage: Winching Safety. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Meet some "classy cowgirls" working to change the impression of women in rural communities. Ride along with one woman rancher hanging tough with the cowboys on her New Mexico ranch. Photographers highlight the western "look" at a ranching fashion shoot. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building The Great Cathedrals"  Carved from 100 million pounds of stone, soaring atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Sometimes taking 100 years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Orlando, FL - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Mennello Museum of Art. Guests share tales and treasures, including a circa 1835 Regency-style �tag�re bought at a yard sale for $20 and a painting by Fern Coppedge worth up to $200,000. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Furniture specialist John Bly reveals what first fired his passion for antiques; and collectors get some tips for snagging a bargain. Marc Allum explores why, almost a century later, the story of the Titanic still fascinates.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "New Year's"  Happy nostalgia runs throughout this show that is new to public television. A salute to the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade includes songs like "Moonlight and Roses," "Before the Parade Passes By, and "Everything's Coming Up Roses." Norma Zimmer claims "I Could Have Danced All Night," and Gail Farrell and Dick Dale present a rousing "Let's Start the New Year Right."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Closed Circuit"  The store enters the video age with advertisements displayed on a closed-circuit television system.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Boyfriend"  Convinced Emmet is too overawed by her personality to invite her to join the cast of a musical, Hyacinth invites him to coffee and bursts into song.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Improvements"  The American mini-series is in production. The producers reveal some of the "improvements" they made in Lionel's original script.G
9:30 pm 
Red Green Does New Year's   Red and the guys from Possum Lodge approach New Year's resolutions in their own ways. The special includes an animated film from Ranger Gord called "A Forest New Year."G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "Breaking Up Ain't Hard to Do"  Long-time friends Ted and Joanna members are having marital difficulties and may be splitting up. Soon everyone is dividing assets, including Ben and Susan, who each put color-coded stickers on their favorite things, even their grandson, Kenzo.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Almost People"  As the solar storm rages and the factory crumbles, a doppelganger driven mad by the memories of being "decommissioned" is seeking revenge. The Doctor must convince the terrified factory workers to embrace their own humanity and work together with the doppelgangers to overcome a monster of their own making.G
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Little Bo Peep"  Where's Mister Lizard? Whyatt is searching and searching and doesn't know where to find him! Once again, it's the Super Readers to the rescue when they meet Little Bo Peep, who is hot on the trail of her missing sheep. The Super Readers aren't satisfied with leaving them alone until they come home, and spring into action! Educational Objectives: To learn about solving a mystery! Fun, interactive activities show preschoolers how to build the alphabet, rhyme with OG words and use the power to read to change the story. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle"  Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play "outer space," but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they're friends! They use their imaginations to keep playing, which is just as much fun! Daniel Plays at the Castle - Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection. Daniel is saddened when Prince Wednesday tells him the rocks are too delicate to play with. D
6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey"  Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly "unique" experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the theater to its original pristine beauty and organize a special screening of Mr. Glass's favorite movie. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Emperor's New Clothes"  Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2"  Dinosaur Big City Part I - Buddy and the Pteranodon family begin their journey on the Dinosaur Train, gathering all their Theropod friends together to travel to a really big Theropod Club Convention which is being held in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City"! Dinosaur Big City Part II - The Pteranodon family continues their journey to the Theropod Convention in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City! Among the Theropod dinosaurs that ride the Train with them is King Cryolophosaurus, who sings his songs "Big Ol' Whistle-Stop Rock-n-Roll Dinosaur Tour" and "Whole Lotta Theropods"!. D
10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Scent of a Human"  On the day he is supposed to star in his own rap video, Hector is hypnotized into thinking he's a dog. Can The Electric Company train Hector to use his human instincts, or will he have to rap with a doggie brain?. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Don't Mess with the Best/Peanut Butter Battles"  DON'T MESS WITH THE BEST - Since Victoria Best couldn't outdo WordGirl at being a superhero she decides to become the cities' best villain. Using her magic recorder, she steals all the villains' weapons and lures WordGirl to the bank. Will WordGirl be able to stop her or will Victoria be the one villain who takes down WordGirl once and for all? Vocabulary Words: Defeat, Unstoppable. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
12:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Naturally Vegetarian Mexican"  Forget soy and tofu; these are authentic Mexican recipes where produce, fruits and vegetables are naturally the stars. Zucchini Soup with Tortilla Crisps; Cactus Paddle Tostadas; Fluffy Plantain and Pecan Bread. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Who Needs A Wedding Planner?"  Katie's ideas for invitations and one-flower arrangements and recipes for quiche cups with shrimp, chicken pinwheels and polenta sandwiches will help keep a wedding day simple. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Heaven On Earth, Part 3"  In this segment, Jerry under-paints the distant waterfall and stream. Then begins highlighting the middle and foreground areas. Next he blocks in the 2 large tree trunks. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Classic Conclusions"  Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Exporting Comedy"  TV megahit Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal discusses the (not so) universal language of comedy in his documentary EXPORTING RAYMOND with KISS KISS BANG BANG writer/director Shane Black. Followed by the charming Danish short film FIRST ANDERS by writer/director Kristian Ussing Anderson about a well-meaning, bookish father who attempts to teach his artistic and bullied young son a valuable lesson. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Subaru XV Crosstrek"  Road Test: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Road Test: 2013 Honda Accord Goss' Garage: Winching Safety. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Sweet Summer Endings"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. D
4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "The Magical Country of Wales"  When legendary crooner Tom Jones pined for "the green, green grass of home" he was reminiscing about Wales. Rolling pastures, flower-filled fields and hedge lined country roads - a romantic journey into the British Isles. The pristine countryside is ideal for cycling thru quaint hamlets and snuggling up to a fire in one of many lovely B & B's. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker 'Round The World: Sydney to Santiago"  Globe Trekker Traveller Zay Harding explores the Holy Lands - a fascinating region with a unique religious, historical and political identity. He takes in the ancient city of Jerusalem, ventures into the Palestinian West Bank where he explores one of the world's natural wonders, the Dead Sea.G
6:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Magical Mystery Tour Revisited"  This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the least known of the films starring the Beatles, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production. Footage includes contributions from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Martin Scorsese, Peter Fonda and Terry Gilliam.G
7:00 pm 
Great Performances  "The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour"  This is the 1967 film with a mostly improvised and loosely plotted script based around a surreal dreamlike coach trip to an unknown destination. The film is a showcase for six classic tracks including "I Am the Walrus," "The Fool on the Hill" and "Your Mother Should Know," and features John, Paul, George and Ringo as themselves. They are joined for a series of episodic misadventures by a cast of eccentric characters.G
8:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Sonic Youth/The Black Keys"  Elder statesmen of alternative/indie/punk rock, band members re-create the wall of guitars. Then the Black Keys exhibit the muscular, no-nonsense sound of their minimalist blues-rock.G
9:00 pm 
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Presents The Joy of Song with Katherine Jenkins   Recorded in July 2012 in Salt Lake City during the 2012 Pioneer Day Commemoration Concert, this one-hour musical special features the talents of the 360-member Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Welsh classical and crossover artist Katherine Jenkins. Jenkins performs a varied repertoire of songs, including "I Could Have Danced All Night," "La Vie En Rose, " and a powerful rendition of the Welsh patriotic hymn "Cymru Fach."G
10:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   No One You Know; Darin & Brook Aldridge; The Twilite Broadcasters. D
11:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Magical Mystery Tour Revisited"  This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the least known of the films starring the Beatles, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production. Footage includes contributions from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Martin Scorsese, Peter Fonda and Terry Gilliam.G
6:00 am 
Christina Cooks  "Holiday Feast"  For New Year's Day or New Year's Eve, what does a whole foods holiday meal look like? Join Christina for a lighthearted approach to holiday cooking. D
6:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The World Is My Scallop"  Andreas searches for the world's best shellfish off the coast of Norway. He prepares a fried scallop appetizer then makes Norwegian-style sushi.G
7:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "New Year's"  Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects: butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Before Anything, the Antipasti / Prima di Tutto gli Antipasti"  Food critic and wine expert John Mariani joins Mary Ann nella cucina to match great wines with great antipasti. Crunchy Artichoke and Cheese Crostini is followed by Marinated Salmon Trout. Then Mary Ann's Little Fried Mozzarella Balls join in a finale with Melted Scamorza. D
8:00 am 
Christina Cooks  "The Cocktail Party Makeover"  Christina provides party ideas that deliver indulgence without regret.G
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Glistening"  Pile on the glitter and glitz with the Katie Brown Workshop as they create fun party poppers and sparkly glitter balls. Have a memorable (and filling) New Year's feast with gorgonzola-stuffed potatoes, lemon granita and beef piled high. D
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "New Year's"  Wolf explains why the date is January 1, how noise keeps evil spirits away and what makes the champagne cork go pop.G
10:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tacos, Tacos, Tacos"  This episode explores three very different, very authentic and very simple twists on Mexican tacos, one of Mexico's most iconic foods. Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos; Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole; Adobo Fish Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. D
10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Fish Sauce & Lemons"  Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. One of the main sources of flavor in Southeast Asian cooking is fish sauce with lime. Instead of using limes, Ming pairs fish sauce with lemons to create unique and flavorful dishes. D
11:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Demystifying Duck Confit"  Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Duck Confit; Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Churchill  "The Last Prize"  Explore the later life of Winston Churchill, the embodiment of Britain and the age of imperial grandeur. Part 3 of 3G
1:00 pm 
Do Not Go Gently   Do Not Go Gently celebrates the lives, work and wisdom of three remarkable artists who have maintained their creative productivity well into their golden years. Their stories illustrate the role of creativity and art in contributing to a long, happy, healthy and vibrant life. Narrated by famed newsman (and nonagenarian) Walter Cronkite, Do Not Go Gently follows 82-year-old quilter Arlonzia Pettway, 90-year-old ballet dancer Frederic Franklin and 109-year-old composer Leo Ornstein through a typical day to illuminate their experiences as part of America's fastest-growing age group - men and women 85 and older. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   High school students learn to teach desert ecology to kindergarten students. A STEM teacher provides students with "real-world scenarios" to teach them how to solve problems under pressure. See how one school enlists students, teachers and staff to create a comprehensive Bully Prevention Plan. D
4:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Societal and Political Aspects of Aging"  Considers individual and governmental responsibilities for the health care and financial support of older citizens. Experts and elders examine the political clout of advocacy groups, older women, and minority elders. D
5:00 pm 
Art of the Western World  "Fresh View Impressionism and Post-Impressionism"  Part I: Courbet and his followers rejected the standard academic themes and techniques, Manet shocked Paris, and Impressionists represented the world bathed in color and changing light. Part II: Post-Impressionists Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and C. D
6:00 pm 
Christina Cooks  "Holiday Feast"  For New Year's Day or New Year's Eve, what does a whole foods holiday meal look like? Join Christina for a lighthearted approach to holiday cooking. D
6:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The World Is My Scallop"  Andreas searches for the world's best shellfish off the coast of Norway. He prepares a fried scallop appetizer then makes Norwegian-style sushi.G
7:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "New Year's"  Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects: butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table. D
7:30 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Before Anything, the Antipasti / Prima di Tutto gli Antipasti"  Food critic and wine expert John Mariani joins Mary Ann nella cucina to match great wines with great antipasti. Crunchy Artichoke and Cheese Crostini is followed by Marinated Salmon Trout. Then Mary Ann's Little Fried Mozzarella Balls join in a finale with Melted Scamorza. D
8:00 pm 
Christina Cooks  "The Cocktail Party Makeover"  Christina provides party ideas that deliver indulgence without regret.G
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Glistening"  Pile on the glitter and glitz with the Katie Brown Workshop as they create fun party poppers and sparkly glitter balls. Have a memorable (and filling) New Year's feast with gorgonzola-stuffed potatoes, lemon granita and beef piled high. D
9:00 pm 
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
9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "New Year's"  Wolf explains why the date is January 1, how noise keeps evil spirits away and what makes the champagne cork go pop.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Crepes and Croissants"  Host Christopher Kimball takes a trip to Paris in search of the best croissants. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Croissants right at home. And finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to flawless Crepes. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Fish Sauce & Lemons"  Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. One of the main sources of flavor in Southeast Asian cooking is fish sauce with lime. Instead of using limes, Ming pairs fish sauce with lemons to create unique and flavorful dishes. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. On this week's Need to Know, Karla Murthy reports from California about one family dealing with the emotional and financial stresses of caring for a chronically ill parent. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Robyn Stone, former Deputy Asst. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
American Masters  "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance"  Discover the story of the first quintessentially American dance company. The Joffrey Ballet founders Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino pioneered a new dance philosophy by daringly combining modern and traditional techniques, art with social statement, and integrating pop and rock music scores. Tracing the struggles and triumphs of the Company from 1956 to the present, the film features interviews with former and current Joffrey dancers, the breakthroughs of choreographers Twyla Tharp, Laura Dean and Margo Sappington, and rare archival performance footage, including excerpts from signature works "Astarte," "Trinity," and "Billboards. D
8:30 am 
Reverence: Life in the Ballet   REVERENCE: LIFE IN THE BALLET goes inside the world of the Toledo Ballet and showcases the company's young dancers as they strive for the highest standards of artistic accomplishment. The countless hours of rehearsal pushes these performers to their perceived limits - and beyond. In rare on-stage and back-stage exchanges and interviews, the dancers, instructors and founder of the Toledo Ballet share their creative passions and express their commitment to bringing the joy of dance to thousands of patrons and students. D
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Key Investment Decision"  Guests: Mark Cortazzo, Senior Partner, MACRO Consulting; Founder, Flat Fee Portfolios; Charles Ellis, Founder, Greenwich Associates; Author, "The Elements of Investing". What's the most important investment decision you can make in the New Year? This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a television exclusive with financial legend Charles Ellis and innovative financial planner Mark Cortazzo, who explain why cutting back on investment fees is the best way to insure higher returns. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Look Ahead to 2013 - The annual discussion of religion stories likely to be in the headlines in the coming year, including faith-based expectations for the second Obama term, major court cases on gay marriage, looming healthcare coverage controversies and new challenges for religious institutions. Host Bob Abernethy, R&E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom analyze the religion and ethics stories they expect to be covering in 2013. D
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
12:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. On this week's Need to Know, Karla Murthy reports from California about one family dealing with the emotional and financial stresses of caring for a chronically ill parent. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Robyn Stone, former Deputy Asst. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
American Masters  "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance"  Discover the story of the first quintessentially American dance company. The Joffrey Ballet founders Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino pioneered a new dance philosophy by daringly combining modern and traditional techniques, art with social statement, and integrating pop and rock music scores. Tracing the struggles and triumphs of the Company from 1956 to the present, the film features interviews with former and current Joffrey dancers, the breakthroughs of choreographers Twyla Tharp, Laura Dean and Margo Sappington, and rare archival performance footage, including excerpts from signature works "Astarte," "Trinity," and "Billboards. D
2:30 pm 
Reverence: Life in the Ballet   REVERENCE: LIFE IN THE BALLET goes inside the world of the Toledo Ballet and showcases the company's young dancers as they strive for the highest standards of artistic accomplishment. The countless hours of rehearsal pushes these performers to their perceived limits - and beyond. In rare on-stage and back-stage exchanges and interviews, the dancers, instructors and founder of the Toledo Ballet share their creative passions and express their commitment to bringing the joy of dance to thousands of patrons and students. D
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Rewriting The Story of America"  The life and work of Junot Diaz contains many worlds -- and that makes him all the more worth listening to. His books, including National Book Award finalist This Is How You Lose Her and Pulitzer Prize-winner The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, journey between the old and the new, and between the America that was and the America we're becoming. Born in the Dominican Republic, but raised in New Jersey and American to the core, Junot Diaz is a spotter of the future, a curator of the past, a man of the here-and-now. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. On this week's Need to Know, Karla Murthy reports from California about one family dealing with the emotional and financial stresses of caring for a chronically ill parent. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Robyn Stone, former Deputy Asst. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance"  Discover the story of the first quintessentially American dance company. The Joffrey Ballet founders Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino pioneered a new dance philosophy by daringly combining modern and traditional techniques, art with social statement, and integrating pop and rock music scores. Tracing the struggles and triumphs of the Company from 1956 to the present, the film features interviews with former and current Joffrey dancers, the breakthroughs of choreographers Twyla Tharp, Laura Dean and Margo Sappington, and rare archival performance footage, including excerpts from signature works "Astarte," "Trinity," and "Billboards. D
9:30 pm 
Reverence: Life in the Ballet   REVERENCE: LIFE IN THE BALLET goes inside the world of the Toledo Ballet and showcases the company's young dancers as they strive for the highest standards of artistic accomplishment. The countless hours of rehearsal pushes these performers to their perceived limits - and beyond. In rare on-stage and back-stage exchanges and interviews, the dancers, instructors and founder of the Toledo Ballet share their creative passions and express their commitment to bringing the joy of dance to thousands of patrons and students. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Rewriting The Story of America"  The life and work of Junot Diaz contains many worlds -- and that makes him all the more worth listening to. His books, including National Book Award finalist This Is How You Lose Her and Pulitzer Prize-winner The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, journey between the old and the new, and between the America that was and the America we're becoming. Born in the Dominican Republic, but raised in New Jersey and American to the core, Junot Diaz is a spotter of the future, a curator of the past, a man of the here-and-now. D
11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 pm 

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