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January 3, 2013
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3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "The New Teacher Experience"  The New Teacher Experience: Follow two teachers in Los Angeles, CA for an intimate look at what the experience is really like. Many beginning teachers in America are given keys to their classroom and left to sink or swim in isolation, but, with the support of mentors, these teachers persevere through the trials and tribulations of their first year of teaching. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G
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 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Entre La Espada Y La Pared"  This episode introduces some phrases one might use as a tourist. Fernando is transferred to a hospital in Guadalajara where he will see a specialist.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Mac's Secret Dog Club/The Dog Park"  Mac's Secret Dog Club - Mac starts a club and tries to exclude T-Bone. When Cleo and Clifford refuse to join without T-Bone, Mac gets lonely being the only member of such an "exclusive" club. Mac soon realizes that it's not fun to be left out and he opens the club to everyone. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Castles in the Sky/Tipping The Scales"  Castles In the Sky - The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. It was the best place to hang out in the whole world. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Tipping the Scales - Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!"  Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is! Mmm-mmm-milk! - When Ant comes over to Pig's house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Games to Play"  Finding fun ways to play is the theme today. Caillou, Clementine, and Leo are disappointed because they can't go to the zoo. They cheer up after Caillou's Mommy and Daddy help them pretend to be animals themselves. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Way to Go! A Travel Adventure"  Inspired by Daniel's trip the next day, Baby Bop wants to go on a trip of her own! With the help of Barney, and their imaginations, Baby Bop, Riff, and the kids have fun exploring all types of travel using cardboard boxes. Their grand finale ends up being on a cardboard cruise ship sailing "over the ocean blue.". D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "All Together Now"  Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - On Misty Island, Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. Thomas wants to help and says he can fix Ol' Wheezy. He puffs to the Dieselworks, and asks Den and Dart for help because two busy boilers are better than one. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
3:30 pm 
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
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Guilty Party"  Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the Mayor of Poddleville. But at the unveiling party, Hacker accuses someone of stealing the key to his recharger chair. The accused claims he's innocent. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ol' Shell Game"  Ruff gets a phone call from his friend Crush, the sea turtle from Disney's Finding Nemo, who tells him that his turtle friends are in trouble. Ruff sends Marco and Shreya to Florida to learn about turtles and help turtle hatchlings on the beach. He also sends Jay to be a contestant on a mysterious radio game show, which turns out to be a little unfair. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The new Congress is sworn in and Congressman John Boehner keeps his job as House Speaker. NBR's Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall has a preview of what's at the top of the 2013 legislative agenda as the session gets underway. Auto sales end 2012 with their best sales year since the great recession. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Better The Devil"  Louisa has left town after the decision to call off the marriage; for Dr. Martin Ellingham life in the Cornish village of Portwenn is ever more infuriating. At the hospital, Martin is stunned to meet Edith, his girlfriend from medical school days who tells him of a surgeon position soon to open in London.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
8:30 pm 
This American Land  "Bison Homecoming, Preserving Tribal Languages, Peregrine Protection, Soaring with Paragliders"  One hundred years after Native American Michael Pablo sent his captive bison herd to Canada to help preserve the dwindling species, dozens of their descendants are released into the bison herd on the American Prairie Reserve in northern Montana.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Dark Autumn, Part 1"  In the village of Goodman's Land, postman Dave Cutler is murdered while on an early morning round. With the help of local community WPC Jay Nast, Barnaby and Troy's investigations reveal that Cutler was the local Romeo. Signs first point to a jealous husband or jilted lover as the culprit. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Vera  "Little Lazarus"  The son of a woman brutally murdered escapes the crime scene only to fall through the ice of a frozen pond where Vera finds him and saves his life. Vera and her team unravel deadly secrets and their murderous consequences - fueled by power, money and a mother's love. The loner detective detects a kindred spirit in the boy and comes to realize that the key to the investigation lies deep in the child's memory.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:30 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
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Zoe Loves Rocco"  Zoe is hanging out with her pet rock, Rocco, when Alan stops by and sings Rocco's favorite song, "Rocco and Roll." Zoe leaves to get Rocco's hat, and asks Elmo, who's playing astronaut with Baby David nearby, to watch Rocco while she's gone. As Elmo plays with David, a flying disc knocks Rocco to the ground. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom"  Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallajkull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Seattle"  A hip, happening urban center surrounded by natural beauty, Seattle combines city life with the great outdoors. Rudy explores the vibrant downtown, samples microbrews and lattes, noses around Seattle's neighborhoods and hops aboard a ferry. Excursions take us hiking at magnificent Mount Rainier and boating through the San Juan Islands in search of whales. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Baja Boojums: Bizarre Plants"  Turning inland, the intrepid travelers begin a thorough investigation into the weird, wild plants of Baja California. They quickly encounter the mystical, mythical Boojum tree. One of the oddest plants imaginable, the Boojum tree is leafless for most of the year and looks like a bit like an upturned turnip. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Exquisite Plums/Susine Squisite"  The plums are ripe for the picking at Butternut Farm, and Mary Ann takes to the ladder to gather a bushel full for her kitchen, where she creates a moist and tender Fresh Plum Tart topped with a dizzying spiral of sliced prunes and then creates a moist and tender Dried Prune Cake that melts in your mouth. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Birds of America - John James Audubon"  Join Chef Walter as he tours artist/illustrator John James Audubon's farm and bird sanctuary near Valley Forge. Originally from France, Audubon toured his vast new country, capturing and drawing in vivid detail the amazing array of bird life he encountered along the Mississippi. Chef Walter prepares a very unusual poultry recipe, Stuffed Cock's Comb. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Making Sausage with Guest Chris Cosentino"  On this episode of Simply Ming - how to grind your own meat and make your own sausage with the help of a man who can teach most butchers a thing or two, Chef Chris Cosentino. Ming and Chris cook on the fly together creating two very different dishes: San Francisco Sausage and Peppers and Chicken Mushroom Sausage Patties with Orange Snow Pea Salad. D
10:00 am 
Christina  "Light Dishes for Life"  Wow, have we lost sight of what a proper portion looks like! Most restaurant meals could feed a small country! No wonder we're too heavy! How could we possibly avoid it? In this class, we'll look at portion sizes and cook to create perfectly seasoned food that is so satisfying, a few bites do the trick. D
10:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Eggs"  Want to know how to cook the perfect soft- or hard-cooked egg? Or the fluffiest scramble? Martha shares these and other secrets as she teaches viewers all they need to know about eggs, the world's most versatile protein. Whether you like your egg over easy or sunny-side up, Martha shows you how to prepare them properly every time, with easy-to-master techniques and tips. You'll learn a clever method for frying eggs, a surefire omelet recipe, and the key to a foolproof frittata. D
11:00 am 
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
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Bedtime for Bear"  Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Holiday Food Gifts"  A thoughtful gift you make yourself speaks volumes, and food is the present everyone loves! Sara releases your creative spirit by teaching how to make Homemade Marshmallows with a Hot Chocolate Mix. For the wine enthusiast, her Homemade Cheese Crackers pair beautifully with some cheese and wine. Peppermint Bark looks very expensive but couldn't be easier to make. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   David Holt & the Lightning Bolts; The Roys. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Thermoman's Greatest Challenge"  Piers throws a party to thank Thermoman for saving Janet, whose parents insist both Janet and George attend.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Closed Circuit"  The store enters the video age with advertisements displayed on a closed-circuit television system.G
7:00 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
7:30 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
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 
The Thin Blue Line  "Fire and Terror"  Grim and the CID initiate a counter-terrorism operation. Fowler deals with mythomaniacs, and Habib becomes attracted to a fireman.G
9:30 pm 
Downton Abbey Revisited   This special presents some favorite scenes from the series' seasons 1 and 2 to savor before Season 3 begins in January. Key actors and creative staff tell their stories of the depiction of life on an English country estate from 1912 into the 1920s. There are also behind-the-scenes footage and a sneak peak at what is yet to come.G
10:00 pm 
My Family  "A Difficult Undertaking"  Ben's mean Uncle Norris dies and Ben learns he needs to be at the reading of the will. However Ben's inheritance is not as expected while his winning lottery ticket heads underground.G
10:30 pm 
My Hero  "Thermoman's Greatest Challenge"  Piers throws a party to thank Thermoman for saving Janet, whose parents insist both Janet and George attend.G
11:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Closed Circuit"  The store enters the video age with advertisements displayed on a closed-circuit television system.G
11:30 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
2:30 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Thinking"  Begin to explore what it means to think algebraically and learn to use algebraic thinking skills to make sense of different situations. This session covers describing situations through pictures, charts, graphs, and words; interpreting and drawing conclusions from graphs; and creating graphs to match written descriptions of real-life situations.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D
4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Energy"  En garde: Paula and Alyssa study sword science with a fencing investigation. Kha and Peta, 12-year old martial arts athletes, get their kicks as they determine how different tae kwon do movements challenge their bodies' skeletal and muscular systems. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How can you pedal your bike 80 miles per hour?. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Garden Coaching (Atlanta, GA)"  Just as athletes have trainers, we too can have personal garden coaches to help us achieve the landscape of our dreams. In this episode, we tag along with a coach to learn how they can guide, teach and empower us to be better gardeners on any skill level. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D
6:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Chefs Debbie Gold & Michael Smith-40 Sardines: Kansas City, MO"  Husband-and-wife cooking team Debbie Gold and Michael Smith-renowned for innovative menus featuring the seasons' finest offerings-harvest tomatoes, squash and potatoes at a Mennonite farm and gather eggs at Campo Lindo Farms. Recipes: Poached Egg Soup with Squash Blossoms & Tomatoes; Chicken Breast with Sour Cherries & Asparagus Salad. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Up Your Apples"  The saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" takes on an entirely new meaning, as Christina rates the "crunch factor" of traditional apples, whips up Tofu and Apple Curry and makes an apple juice with a twist. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Hill Towns of Tuscany and Umbria"  Rudy finds castles, vineyards, walled cities and a fierce medieval rivalry that lingers today.G
7:30 am 
The Seasoned Traveler  "Quebec: C'est Magnifique"  Host George Bauer explores Montreal, heads to the top of Mount Royal, visits Quebec City and examines nature's wonders in Canada's largest province.G
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Driveway and Walkway"  Dean, Miriam, Dan and Bucky pitch in to install a paver driveway, walkway and step veneer. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Picture-Perfect Miters"  In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build an all-new table saw sled to cut perfect miters. Then they use the sled to make an easy-to-build picture frame that not only highlights your woodworking, but your favorite photos as well. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Perennial Favorites"  Host Jamie Durie kicks off THE VICTORY GARDEN's 34th season on PBS with an exploration of the Huntington Botanical Gardens in California; he explains how to use the art of staging to put your plants in the spotlight. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom tours the world-famous New York Botanical Garden, home to more than a million plants - including those in the vibrant, artist-inspired perennial gardens - and offers up his perennial favorites from this amazing collection. Are green, hard-to-ripen tomatoes left in your garden? Use them up before the cooler weather sets in. D
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Media Chic"  Entertainment comes in many forms at this Dream Home. Vicki and Sloan create a space where family members can watch TV, hone musical skills, work on computers or just enjoy each other's company. D
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Chain Stitch Quilting"  Tote bag with a chain stitched "quilted" pocket; Sew Quick, Sew Easy hidden zipper bag; Lattice ribbon windows Designer Techniques; Hand embroidered buttonhole stitch. Guests: Alicia Welcher, Kathy Barnard, Gloria McKinnon. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Dock Scene"  An abandoned fishing boat hugs an old dockside pier and as always, Bob Ross completes the scene in less than thirty minutes!. D
11:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. D
11:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Zucchini Blossom Risotto & Lemon-Shrimp Risotto"  Joanne's side-by-side instruction gives her student Michael the recipe to make the perfect risotto including a special trick to produce the creamiest results. Recipes: (1) FARMERS MARKET RISOTTO WITH ZUCCHINI AND THEIR BLOSSOMS, (2) RISOTTO WITH LEMON SHRIMP. Student: Michael Procopio - Writer/Waiter. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Rescate"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to don Fernando.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Atrapados"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
1:00 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Structure"  Take a closer look at "algebraic structure" by examining the properties and processes of functions. Explore important concepts in the study of algebraic structure, discover new algebraic structures, and solve equations in these new structures.G
1:30 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Classroom Case Studies"  Explore how the concepts developed in Patterns, Functions, and Algebra can be applied at different grade levels. Using video case studies, observe what teachers do to develop students' algebraic thinking and investigate ways to incorporate algebra into K-8 mathematics curricula. This video is for the K-2 grade band.G
2:30 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Thinking"  Begin to explore what it means to think algebraically and learn to use algebraic thinking skills to make sense of different situations. This session covers describing situations through pictures, charts, graphs, and words; interpreting and drawing conclusions from graphs; and creating graphs to match written descriptions of real-life situations.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Energy"  En garde: Paula and Alyssa study sword science with a fencing investigation. Kha and Peta, 12-year old martial arts athletes, get their kicks as they determine how different tae kwon do movements challenge their bodies' skeletal and muscular systems. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How can you pedal your bike 80 miles per hour?. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Guilty Party"  Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the Mayor of Poddleville. But at the unveiling party, Hacker accuses someone of stealing the key to his recharger chair. The accused claims he's innocent. D
6:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Crock of Flavor"  Jacques' menu features small crocks of shrimp in hot vegetable broth and pork medallions with grapes and pomegranate sauce.G
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D
7:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Paul McCabe, San Diego"  Paul McCabe has earned himself "Best Rising Star Chef" from the James Beard Foundation because his cutting-edge dishes blend organic local California produce and self sustainable philosophies into a superb melange of French California Cuisine. His three -course meal includes a first course of Beet Salad with Caramelized Yogurt, Local Citrus, Valdeon Cheese and Candied Pistachios; a main course of California Lamb Loin over a bed of Farro, Heirloom Carrots and Asparagus, topped with a Spiced Pepper Jam; and dessert: a White Chocolate Panna Cotta served with Local Strawberries, drizzled in Rhubarb Consomme and crowned with Strawberry Snow. D
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Driveway and Walkway"  Dean, Miriam, Dan and Bucky pitch in to install a paver driveway, walkway and step veneer. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Greece's Peloponnese"  On the Peloponnese Peninsula, Ricks visits the old port town of Nafplio, time-trips through the ruins of Olympia, and takes center stage at the preserved theater at Epidauros.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Hong Kong"  Hong Kong is a small island just off the southern coast of the Chinese mainland. It's a bustling metropolis and one of the world's most important financial centers. It is also a focal point for traditional Chinese history and culture. D
9:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Crock of Flavor"  Jacques' menu features small crocks of shrimp in hot vegetable broth and pork medallions with grapes and pomegranate sauce.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D
10:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Cowgirl Coastal"  Sue Conley, chief-cowgirl of the Cowgirl Creamery shows us her cowpoke secrets of making cheese on the Northern California coastline. Other recipes from the Gulf coast are Grilled Grouper and Peach Couscous and Texas Cowboy Chili Stew. The Kitchen Goddess shares the secrets of making the perfect Sangria. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Greece's Peloponnese"  On the Peloponnese Peninsula, Ricks visits the old port town of Nafplio, time-trips through the ruins of Olympia, and takes center stage at the preserved theater at Epidauros.G
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Kristen Stewart (actress). D
3:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Lost Ships of Rome"  Teams explore Ventotene Island off the coast of Italy where disgraced Roman noblewomen were sent in exile and near where in 2009, teams find five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks, their cargo intact. Now researchers salvage artifacts, and seek answers about the ships' fate and would-be destination.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Aimee Mann (singer/songwriter). D
5:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "The Birks Series/New Year's Edition - Guest: William Brock"  NULL
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Grief"  After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallaj?kull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
7:00 am 
Life On Fire  "Icelandic Volcanoes"  In the wake of the 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano that paralyzed one of the world's major air traffic networks for days, this film tries to understand which volcano could wake up next, how powerful the eruption could be, and what the consequences of a major eruption are likely to be. Part 1 of 6G
8:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Aimee Mann (singer/songwriter). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Kristen Stewart (actress). D
11:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "The Birks Series/New Year's Edition - Guest: William Brock"  NULL
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Grief"  After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallaj?kull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
1:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Icelandic Volcanoes"  In the wake of the 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano that paralyzed one of the world's major air traffic networks for days, this film tries to understand which volcano could wake up next, how powerful the eruption could be, and what the consequences of a major eruption are likely to be. Part 1 of 6G
2:00 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
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallaj?kull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
6:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Icelandic Volcanoes"  In the wake of the 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano that paralyzed one of the world's major air traffic networks for days, this film tries to understand which volcano could wake up next, how powerful the eruption could be, and what the consequences of a major eruption are likely to be. Part 1 of 6G
7:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The new Congress is sworn in and Congressman John Boehner keeps his job as House Speaker. NBR's Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall has a preview of what's at the top of the 2013 legislative agenda as the session gets underway. Auto sales end 2012 with their best sales year since the great recession. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Icelandic Volcanoes"  In the wake of the 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano that paralyzed one of the world's major air traffic networks for days, this film tries to understand which volcano could wake up next, how powerful the eruption could be, and what the consequences of a major eruption are likely to be. Part 1 of 6G

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