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October 3, 2012
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
SciGirls  "Turtle Mania"  SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles. D
1:30 am 
SciGirls  "Puppet Power"  SciGirl Anna and her friends engineer a giant pig puppet, complete with blinking eyes and a twirling tail, for a May Day parade. D
2:00 am 
SciGirls  "Dolphin Dive"  SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center. D
2:30 am 
SciGirls  "Digging Archaeology"  SciGirls Jazzy and Gates unearth the past, uncovering thousand-year-old Native American artifacts at a Utah dig site. D
3:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D
3:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. Cast members include the book's Nobel-prize winning author, Orhan Pamuk, and its English translator, Erdag Goknar. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Harmonic Motion"  The music and mathematics of periodic motion. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Public Opinion: Voice of the People"  This program examines the power of public opinion to influence government policy, the increasing tendency of public officials to rely on polls, and the need to use many forms of feedback to get an accurate measure of public opinion. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
French In Action  "Portraits II"  Robert is slim, well-built, athletic and maybe just a bit less quick than Mireille. What will happen when these two meet?G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Stretch and Strengthen The Hips"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford On Parade/Follow The Leader"  Clifford on Parade - Emily and Charley are having a hard time deciding what kind of float to make for the annual Birdwell Parade. With a little help from Clifford, they learn the importance of compromise. Follow the Leader - Cleo has a hard time giving up her role as " leader" in a game of Follow The Leader, but soon learns that playing with friends is more fun when everyone cooperates and takes turns with one another. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots"  Unfinished: Arthur is completely riveted by a book and can't wait to see how it ends. Butà oh no! The last few pages are missing! Now what? Will Arthur ever find out what happens to Dr. Gustavius Boles and Caleb Trimingham on their round-the-world balloon adventure? Or will Arthur have to make up his own ending? D.W., Bossy Boots: For D.W. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble"  Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George's Home Run/Monkey On Ice"  George's Home Run - While Marco tries to hit his first Little League home run, George gets to play scorekeeper. Unfortunately, he can't remember the order of the numbers, so he isn't getting it quite right. Marco helps out by using a catchy song to teach George how to count from 1-10 and then George returns the favor by agreeing to be a pinch runner for an injured Marco. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Muddled-Up Fairytales"  Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "New Neighbors /Don's Collection"  New Neighbors - Mr. Pteranodon is annoyed when a new hooting family moves in next door! The new neighbors are a family of Lambeosaurus. Through a bit of compromising, the Pteranodon and Lambeousaurus families agree on terms they can both live with and become fast friends. Don's Collection - Don and new neighbor, Lily Lambeosaurus, stay at Pteranodon Terrace when the other kids take a day trip to the Big Pond. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. 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  "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  "Boppin' with the Bug Band/Shuffleword"  Boppin' with the Bug Band - Ant is having a band showcase on his radio show and while Bug, Fly and Bee have some really good music, they need a lot of help with their lyrics. Frog teaches the Bug Band all about rhyming and they eventually give a fantastic performance. Shuffleword - When Pig and Ant get into an argument while playing Shuffleword, Pig storms off with the consonants and Ant storms off with the vowels but they soon realize that not only do they need each other's letters to make words but they also need each other to have fun!. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Discovers"  Caillou discovers new things today and is so excited when Daddy brings home a computer. He learns to share the computer with his entire family - even Gilbert! Caillou and Leo are playing dinosaurs in the backyard and discover a fish fossil rock. They visit the library to learn more about dinosaurs and fossils. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Shrinking Blankey and the Awful Tooth"  The Shrinking Blankey: Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, SHE is growing. She is not sure she likes this idea at first, but Barney soon helps her see that growing and changing are very good things! Educational theme: Growing. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Good Deeds"  It is a busy day in Sodor as Knapford Station is being decorated. Emily is collecting the flowers for the new window boxes, but when Mavis does not say hello, Emily assumes she is sad and chuffs to the quarry to cheer her up with some of the flowers. The flowers end up in the way of the engines' work. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George's Home Run/Monkey On Ice"  George's Home Run - While Marco tries to hit his first Little League home run, George gets to play scorekeeper. Unfortunately, he can't remember the order of the numbers, so he isn't getting it quite right. Marco helps out by using a catchy song to teach George how to count from 1-10 and then George returns the favor by agreeing to be a pinch runner for an injured Marco. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble"  Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Risky Chuckness/That's Entertainment"  Risky Chuckness - When Two-Brains catches wind of the fact that Chuck is home alone he invites all of the villains to his house. WordGirl makes a surprise appearance at the villain gathering only to discover that she is surrounded by her most dangerous foes. In an effort to preserve his house, Chuck teams up with WordGirl to stop the other villains in their tracks. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "What's Bugging Ruff"  Noel, Sammy and Jay are dispatched to Thompson Island where they learn about insects and their habitats while Harsha learns about powwows in New Mexico. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   American companies added more workers than expected in September according to a closely-watched payrolls report. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with one of the economists behind the report. The economy will be front and center at tonight's presidential debate. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
PBS Newshour Debates: A Special Report  "2012 - Presidential Debate"  Jim Lehrer, executive editor of PBS NewsHour, moderates this first debate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six segments of approximately 15 minutes long each on topics selected by the moderator and announced before the debate.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G
10:00 pm 
Hustle   Albert is already priming the next mark as team members are finishing up what they consider to be a genius con. They turn their attention to ex-banker Piggy Richardson who has been hounded by the media after a pension scandal. However just as the new plan begins to fall into place, a mysterious woman inquires about Mickey's whereabouts and throws everything into disarray.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
1:00 am 
Arts & The Mind  "Creativity"  This episode features stories and the latest scientific research from experts around the country illuminating how the arts are critical in developing healthy young minds and maintaining them as we age. Showcases innovative arts education programs OrchKids in Baltimore and GetLit in Los Angeles. D
2:00 am 
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   Diane Lane and Nicholas Kristof are in Somaliland, where one in 12 women dies in childbirth. They meet with the founder of the country's first maternal health facility and visit villages where hospital-trained midwives work. America Ferrera and Kristof visit India's Kaighat red-light district where a woman and her shelter program working to break the tradition of forced prostitution passed from mother to daughter. Olivia Wilde joins Kristof in Kenya to see how women entrepreneurs are changing their lives and their communities through micro-financing. Part 2 of 2G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The A Team"  Abby, Elmo, and Telly are in the arbor when Big A comes in looking for members to join the A Team. The A Team helps people by solving problems using letter A words, such as "arrow" and "anchor." Abby, Elmo, and Telly join the team and proudly wear the letter A on their chests. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty"  Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble"  Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce.G
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Caesar's Rome"  Rick tours Rome's ancient sites. Then, he explores the catacombs and a cat hospice before tracking down the city's best ice cream.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  "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos"  The third and final episode in the Galapagos Islands features some of the "newer" islands, which are "only" a few hundred thousand years old. There are plenty of interesting creatures in the waters around these islands, like marine iguanas - the only known iguanas that swim in salt water and can stay underwater for more than an hour - and the Flightless Cormorant - a bird that uses its stubby wings to swim rather than fly. On Isabela Island, the crew visits Darwin's Lake - a saltwater lake - to study flower color and pollination and spends some time in Zodiac boats finding penguins endemic to the islands. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Buttermilk Fried Quail with Honey, Grandmother's Rabbit, and Bourbon Pecan Pie. D
9:00 am 
America's Heartland   An Idaho farm develops new varieties of potatoes (Rob Stewart). An Illinois veterinarian focuses on helping horses.in the city (Akiba Howard). D
9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Popular Sausage"  Sausages serve a special function in Norway, both as an everyday meal and as festive food. In this episode, Andreas discovers the culture and history behind a well-made sausage. He bakes potato pancakes and makes homemade mustard, essential companions for the three types of tasty sausages he prepares. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "New York-Style Pizza at Home"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn to learn how to make the perfect New York-style pizza. Next, Chris goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making the ultimate Thin-Crust Pizza at home. And finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of red wine vinegar. D
10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Accessories"  We just can't stop accessorizing so now your exterior is going to get some sprucing up tips! We begin by dressing up a garage door. Then, it's all about vinyl trim details to change the look or style of your home. Next, it's a lesson on adding stone details and mixing grout. D
11:00 am 
Irish Rovers: Home In Ireland   Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland, THE IRISH ROVERS: HOME IN IRELAND celebrates 45 years of the hits made famous by the rollicking Irish Rovers. Known for such folksy jigs as "The Unicorn," "Wasn't That a Party," "Grandma Got Run-Over by a Reindeer," "Whiskey on a Sunday" and "The Black Velvet Band," their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy for generations of fans. With three award-winning television series to their credit, the group takes to the small screen once again to share their love of music and their native land. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "New Neighbors /Don's Collection"  New Neighbors - Mr. Pteranodon is annoyed when a new hooting family moves in next door! The new neighbors are a family of Lambeosaurus. Through a bit of compromising, the Pteranodon and Lambeousaurus families agree on terms they can both live with and become fast friends. Don's Collection - Don and new neighbor, Lily Lambeosaurus, stay at Pteranodon Terrace when the other kids take a day trip to the Big Pond. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan"  Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and 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
4:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "Jim Lauderdale"  Equal parts Rhinestone Cowboy and Borscht Belt comic, two-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist Jim Lauderdale's talents dance across the worlds of country (writing hits for George Jones and George Strait), rock (writing with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter), Americana and bluegrass (with icon Ralph Stanley). Featuring Randy Kohrs on tenor vocals/dobro and the Steeldrivers' Richard Bailey on banjo, the Jim Lauderdale Bluegrass Band is unique and an absolute must-see performance. D
4:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Eastern Tennessee: Cradle of Country Music"  Host Jacob Edgar begins his Tennessee journey in Bristol, the city in the northeast corner of the state that proudly calls itself the birthplace of country music. He visits 96-year-old Georgia Warren, the last surviving participant of the legendary "Bristol Sessions" of 1927, which introduced the sounds of Appalachia to a wide audience. While in Bristol, he catches a street performance by musical nomads Megan Jean & the KFB and checks out Knoxville-based The Black Lillies performing at one of Bristol's many outdoor concerts. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Land Girls  "Back to the Land"  New girl Connie Carter causes mayhem from the moment she arrives. Finch desperately tries to save his beloved pet pig. A visit from a wealthy American industrialist spells intrigue at the Manor House.G
7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death of a Stranger, Part 1"  DCI Barnaby returns from a holiday trip to find an unidentified tramp has been beaten to death in the woods near the village of Marshwood. While he was away, Supt. Ronald Pringle, just before his retirement, quickly arrested a local young man. Barnaby's suspicion that the man arrested is innocent is reinforced when there is an attempted suicide at the same spot. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  It is 1936 and a new family moves into 165 Eaton Place, six years after the Bellamy family moved out following the economic crash. Sir Hallam (Ed Stoppard) and Lady Agnes (Keeley Hawes) Holland hire Rose (Jean Marsh), now proprietor of a domestic employment agency, to assemble a staff. The new servants are soon put to a test during a party that threatens to destroy Sir Hallam's career. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  A German-Jewish refugee comes to 165 Eaton Place as a maid, prompting a range of reactions from upstairs and down. Her experiences culminate in a crisis tied to the fascist movement sweeping Britain. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S1 E1"  Newly minted midwife Jenny Lee arrives in the East End of London to begin her career in the spring of 1957. After overcoming the initial shock that her new home, Nonnatus House, is a convent and not a private hospital, she soon is immersed in her new life. Living with nuns and working in a community of colorful characters are entirely new experiences for Jenny, who comes from an affluent country home.G
11:00 pm 
Land Girls  "Back to the Land"  New girl Connie Carter causes mayhem from the moment she arrives. Finch desperately tries to save his beloved pet pig. A visit from a wealthy American industrialist spells intrigue at the Manor House.G
12:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Oceans"  Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Ni�o that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet's habitability.G
12:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Ecosystems"  Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web. D
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A New Corporate Order"  Explosion of U. S. industry after Civil War, and factors which motivate unprecedented growth. Power and wealth amassed by corporate magnates. Recruitment of labor force. Women and children in the workforce. Workers attempts to organize for better wages and working conditions. Measures used to stifle worker discontent.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Age of the City"  Industrialization shifts economic power and population to cities. Increase in immigration and ethnic neighborhoods; nativist reaction. City planning and infrastructure; urban transportation. Housing for wealthy, middle class, poor families. Threat of poverty, fire, disease. Growth of political machines, bossism. Consumerism. New leisure pastimes.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. The Republic survives a series of threats to its union, and the program ends with the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. American historian Stephen Ambrose joins Professors Maier and Miller in examining the consequences of the Louisiana Purchase -- for the North, the South, and the history of the country. D
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of each business structure and discover which one could be right for you. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "More Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape at Home"  Orlando, FL. - In the previous episode, we uncovered some of the most common "non-green" choices we all make when gardening, and offered some better choices and simple solutions. In this episode, we expand the discussion with ideas on conserving water, providing wildlife habitats, and reducing air pollution. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
6:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Soups"  Nick welcomes Chef Kevin Rathbun of Rathbun's in Atlanta and creates Cauliflower & Parmesan Soup with Crostini. Chef Stellino makes Asparagus Soup and Red Peppers, Shallots and Asparagus Confit. D
6:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Lamb"  From carpaccio to leg of lamb, stew and classic lamb chops, Brodie demonstrates the many ways to prepare this succulent meat. D
7:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Waterfowl, Part 1"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels up the east coast from South Carolina to Virginia photographing ducks, snow geese and wild tundra swans as they migrate south. D
7:30 am 
Pedal America  "Let's Keep It Weird - Austin, Texas"  Austinites don't just party, they celebrate with bicycles to give added value to the city's motto "Let's Keep It Weird." Ira David hails Austin as a bicycle-friendly city when he visits a bicycle zoo and pedals in a bicycle parade. Journey along the Lance Armstrong Bikeway and Trail at Lady Bird Lake. D
8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Veneered Coffee Table with Metal Frame"  NULL
9:00 am 
GardenSMART   From grand houses to small cottages, a beautiful garden adds real value and makes spending time outside so much more enjoyable. Tune in as GardenSMART visits with experts who show us that friendly gardens don't need to be fancy or time consuming. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Under The Tuscan Sun"  Grab your passport because Katie and her workshop crew present sure-to-please Italian-inspired ideas. In the Kitchen: Tasty Polenta Bites, Italian-Style Focaccia Bread and Katie's Infamous Italian Chicken. Projects: Drying herbs with style. D
10:00 am 
It's Sew Easy  "Construction Blueprints"  The basics of construction hold the key to making and altering garments. Once you understand how things go together you're on your way to great sewing. Couture expert Angela Wolf is back with a lesson on hemming - this can be on readymade or even garments you've made. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Wear Your Art On Your Sleeve"  From t-shirts to jeans, these fun projects give your clothes a twist. Learn to paint daisies using a shadowing effect, stitch up a coordinating tote bag and make your own matching clay buttons. D
11:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "New Varieties of Cherries"  The Pences visit a family-run orchard along Oregon's famous "Hood River Fruit Loop" and bring back some interesting new varieties of cherries. Flank Steak with Cherry and Onion Chutney; Chocolate Shortcakes with Sour Cherry Compote. D
11:30 am 
Taste This!  "Best Deli Sandwiches"  When looking for the best kosher and non-kosher delis, remember to not only look in New York City, but also on Long Island. Keep an eye out because some establishments have placed a spin on original deli dishes. Chef Joe visits a famous kosher deli in NYC that is known for its homemade pastrami sandwiches with Cole slaw on the side. D
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Oceans"  Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Ni�o that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet's habitability.G
12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Ecosystems"  Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "A New Corporate Order"  Explosion of U. S. industry after Civil War, and factors which motivate unprecedented growth. Power and wealth amassed by corporate magnates. Recruitment of labor force. Women and children in the workforce. Workers attempts to organize for better wages and working conditions. Measures used to stifle worker discontent.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "The Age of the City"  Industrialization shifts economic power and population to cities. Increase in immigration and ethnic neighborhoods; nativist reaction. City planning and infrastructure; urban transportation. Housing for wealthy, middle class, poor families. Threat of poverty, fire, disease. Growth of political machines, bossism. Consumerism. New leisure pastimes.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. The Republic survives a series of threats to its union, and the program ends with the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. American historian Stephen Ambrose joins Professors Maier and Miller in examining the consequences of the Louisiana Purchase -- for the North, the South, and the history of the country. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of each business structure and discover which one could be right for you. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
7:00 pm 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: Napa Valley"  Napa is the premier wine-producing region of the United States and while great wine is produced in other parts of California, Napa Valley boasts an extraordinary list of famous wineries and wine makers. In this episode, we learn what makes Cabernet Sauvignon the undisputed king of Napa Valley. We visit a winery built with Hapsburg era stones imported from Austria, and the American Center for Food & Wine; and adult Disney World of wine and food. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dublin and Dun Laoghaire"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
9:00 pm 
Grand View  "North Cascades National Park"  This episode explores the dynamic features of the North Cascades. This beautiful park is home to jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and over 700 glaciers; It is also renown for it's unbelievable hikes. Baumann is accompanied by park ranger, Ryan Booth and Sherman Williams Sr, as they discuss the landscape of this beautiful region; Paula Ogden-Muse, national park ecologist; and Native American, Dorothy Stark, reveal the details of the region's natural and human history. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
10:30 pm 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. Famed New Orleans chef John Besh, the winner of the 2004 competition and the 2006 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef of the Southeast, hosted the event. D
11:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "New Varieties of Cherries"  The Pences visit a family-run orchard along Oregon's famous "Hood River Fruit Loop" and bring back some interesting new varieties of cherries. Flank Steak with Cherry and Onion Chutney; Chocolate Shortcakes with Sour Cherry Compote. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
12:00 am 
Nature  "The Animal House"  From termites' towering metropolises to prairie dogs' underground cities complete with heating, cooling and intersecting highways, NATURE goes above ground and underground on this tour of the homelife of wildlife. Guided by instinct, animal architects have developed some of the most innovative and practical dwellings in the world.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sheila Bair (Fmr. FDIC Chair). D
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Chahinaz: What Rights for Women?"  Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women. Through her curiosity and voyage of self-discovery, Chahinaz begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world and why things are slow to change in Algeria. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeffrey Sachs (author). D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Narcotic Farm   The story of the U.S. Public Health Service Narcotic Farm, a federal prison for the rehabilitation of drug addicts and how government scientists tried for 40 years to discover a cure for drug addiction. The film is also the subject of a book, written by filmmakers JP Olsen and Luke Walden and historian Dr. Nancy Campbell, and published by Harry Abrams. D
7:00 am 
POV  "El Velador (The Night Watchman)"  Award-winning director Natalia Almada ("Al Otro Lado," POV, 2005; "El General," POV, 2009) returns with a mesmerizing new film. From dusk to dawn, "El Velador (The Night Watchman)" accompanies Martin, a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. In the labyrinth of the cemetery, this film about violence without violence reminds us that, amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead. D
8:00 am 
Frontline  "The Pot Republic"  FRONTLINE's primetime monthly newsmagazine returns with three new stories, leading with a timely report from the frontlines of marijuana legalization in California. The bulk of the marijuana consumed in the United States used to come across the border from Mexico, Canada and elsewhere. Now, more than half of it is believed to be home grown in California, where an enormous black market has emerged under the cover of the state's medical marijuana law. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and 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
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Narcotic Farm   The story of the U.S. Public Health Service Narcotic Farm, a federal prison for the rehabilitation of drug addicts and how government scientists tried for 40 years to discover a cure for drug addiction. The film is also the subject of a book, written by filmmakers JP Olsen and Luke Walden and historian Dr. Nancy Campbell, and published by Harry Abrams. D
1:00 pm 
POV  "El Velador (The Night Watchman)"  Award-winning director Natalia Almada ("Al Otro Lado," POV, 2005; "El General," POV, 2009) returns with a mesmerizing new film. From dusk to dawn, "El Velador (The Night Watchman)" accompanies Martin, a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. In the labyrinth of the cemetery, this film about violence without violence reminds us that, amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead. D
2:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Pot Republic"  FRONTLINE's primetime monthly newsmagazine returns with three new stories, leading with a timely report from the frontlines of marijuana legalization in California. The bulk of the marijuana consumed in the United States used to come across the border from Mexico, Canada and elsewhere. Now, more than half of it is believed to be home grown in California, where an enormous black market has emerged under the cover of the state's medical marijuana law. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Narcotic Farm   The story of the U.S. Public Health Service Narcotic Farm, a federal prison for the rehabilitation of drug addicts and how government scientists tried for 40 years to discover a cure for drug addiction. The film is also the subject of a book, written by filmmakers JP Olsen and Luke Walden and historian Dr. Nancy Campbell, and published by Harry Abrams. D
6:00 pm 
POV  "El Velador (The Night Watchman)"  Award-winning director Natalia Almada ("Al Otro Lado," POV, 2005; "El General," POV, 2009) returns with a mesmerizing new film. From dusk to dawn, "El Velador (The Night Watchman)" accompanies Martin, a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. In the labyrinth of the cemetery, this film about violence without violence reminds us that, amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Pot Republic"  FRONTLINE's primetime monthly newsmagazine returns with three new stories, leading with a timely report from the frontlines of marijuana legalization in California. The bulk of the marijuana consumed in the United States used to come across the border from Mexico, Canada and elsewhere. Now, more than half of it is believed to be home grown in California, where an enormous black market has emerged under the cover of the state's medical marijuana law. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
POV  "El Velador (The Night Watchman)"  Award-winning director Natalia Almada ("Al Otro Lado," POV, 2005; "El General," POV, 2009) returns with a mesmerizing new film. From dusk to dawn, "El Velador (The Night Watchman)" accompanies Martin, a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. In the labyrinth of the cemetery, this film about violence without violence reminds us that, amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead. D

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