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May 3, 2012
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3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Birders, Banders & Binoculars"  They can be fierce predators and some of the gentlest of creatures. Some are rare, others are quite common; but they all have the power to bewitch and bedazzle. Birds live in a world that for us is the stuff of dreams and wonder. We take to the field to celebrate birds and the people who study, care for, and watch them.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 4/26/2012"  State revenue is up. Superintendent Tom Luna is on the road selling his ideas of computers in the classroom. Universities received tuition increases and the May primary is just a couple weeks away. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen leads a lively discussion about the state's top news stories on this month's Reporter Round up. Cartan-Hansen's guests this week are Jesse Bonner, a reporter with the Associated Press, Dan Popkey, political reporter for the Idaho Statesman and Brandon Macz, a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Greg Hahn, host of Idaho Reports will also join the panel.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Wings It!"  In his backyard, Sid shows off his homemade cardboard wings. He's wearing them because he wants to fly, just like the bird he has been watching all morning. When his flight plans don't work out, he heads to school to investigate. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents"  Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent.G

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G

7:00 am 
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

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Copenhagen and Denmark"  Rudy splurges on pastries in Copenhagan, visits the Little Mermaid and dances till dawn at Tivoli Gardens. He rides horseback through the Danish countryside and storms the moat at Prince Hamlet's castle.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Of Drought and Fire"  Within the last three decades there have been large wildfires consuming the forests in nearly all the mountain ranges above the desert southwest. Just below the ranges, the lack of rains combined with invasive species has caused additional wildfires that have devastated portions of the Sonoran Desert. The link between drought and fire has pre-historic roots and host David Yetman and Tom Swetnam from the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research travel through the desert to higher elevations that contain evidence of drought, fire, and civilization. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "White Asparagus/Asparagi Bianchi"  Mary Ann takes a good, long look at this elegant white vegetable before creating a spring-fresh Cream of Asparagus Soup, a crisp White Asparagus Salad, and an Italian favorite, Asparagus, Bassano del Grappo-style, topped with a rich, buttery egg sauce. One look at this snow-white gift from the garden and you'll be green with envy. D

9:00 am 
Taste of History  "The Midnight Ride"  "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere", Henry Longfellow's poem, made an obscure silversmith into an enduring Revolutionary legend. The poem is retold as Chef Walter accompanies the prose with Lobster Pie and Deep Fried Quail Eggs. D

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Andre Chiang & Cooking with Our Senses"  We have all heard the saying " you eat with your eyes" - well on this week's episode of SIMPLY MING, Michelin Star Chef Andre Chiang of Singapore's famous Restaurant Andre, shows us what this really means. Shopping at one of the city's well-known wet markets, Ming and Andre find inspiration in pristine, fresh ingredients that they use to create two memorable culinary creations. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Backyard Chicken Dinner"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Grill-Smoked Chicken and serves it with Salt-Baked Potatoes. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the perfect cooler in the Equipment Corner. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Reuse, Restore, Recycle"  Get a rewarding feeling by fixing something old up to look new again or find a new way to use something that may have been tossed out. Matt and Shari have great suggests for a recycling party. Then, Matt offers a recycling cart project. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Roy Orbison"  In this 1982 performance, the late Roy Orbison performs many of his hit songs, including "Only the Lonely," "Sweet Dreams Baby," "Blue Bayou," "Crying," "Working for the Man" and "Pretty Woman." The recording has been digitally remastered and edited.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Hootin' Hadrosaurs!/Hatching Party"  Hootin' Hadrosaurs! - Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don meet Perry Parasaurolophus, a dinosaur with a crest on his head who teaches them a new way to hoot some hip music. Hatching Party - Buddy, Tiny and Mrs. Pteranodon attend an egg hatching party and meet their friend Cory Corythosaurus's new brothers and sisters. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home!"  I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night! Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Caracal-Minton"  The Wild Kratts crew is are playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function. D

3:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   This first delicate dish is a dinner party favorite. Roasted beet and goat cheese salad with a sprinkling of marcona almonds in an orange vinaigrette. Soft and gentle flavors mix well with this New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick explores this land of contrasts from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in Belgium to small-town Bruges with its back-land bicycle rides. He checks into a medieval hospital, savors exquisite art and climbs a bell tower.G

4:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Adele"  Just days after the release of her record-breaking sophomore album, "21," British sensation Adele performed for a small group of lucky fans at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club in Santa Monica, CA. Her powerful voice filled the elegant ballroom with hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Someone Like You" from "21," and "Chasing Pavements" from her Grammy-winning debut album, "19," as well as a cover of the soul classic "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." Recorded February 25, 2011, Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club, Santa Monica, CA. D

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Pregnant"  Janet discovers she is pregnant. Thermoman is over the moon and gives her special powers to protect herself and the unborn child.G

6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "No Sale"  Mr. Grace comes up with his least popular idea to date when he announces the latest plan to expand sales.G

7:00 pm 
May to December  "Too Close for Comfort"  Alec and Zoe employ an appalling contractor to rebuild the kitchen in their new home. Alec becomes unduly concerned about Jamie's relationship with a so-called client.G

7:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Broadcast Plan"  Alistair announces when the miniseries is to air in the states. Lionel, miffed at the script rewrite, stays home. Judy and Sandy will go instead.G

8:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Look Whose Wheels Come Off"  Glenda sends Barry off to paint a nice view to take his mind off food. Howard still attempts to make up with Pearl and chains himself to his bicycle.G

8:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Better to Give Than Receive"  Possum Lodge has a blood donor competition with Caribou Lodge. Red turns a garage and a dishwasher into a home car wash.G

9:00 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth enjoys a quiet family christening for a few moments, at least until pandemonium breaks loose.G

9:30 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Do It Yourself Mr. Bean"  Securing a bargain, Bean is driven to extremes to get his purchase home on the roofrack.G

10:00 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum has had enough of the boys' attitudes to housework so sets out on a campaign to civilize them. Karen battles with chuggers and buying shoes, while Dad goes to war with a domestic appliance.G

10:29 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Autumn"  Newlyweds Alice and Hugo are home from an extended honeymoon but are now in for a surprise. Meanwhile, David Horton's brother, Simon, returns to town.G

11:11 pm 
My Hero  "Pregnant"  Janet discovers she is pregnant. Thermoman is over the moon and gives her special powers to protect herself and the unborn child.G

11:41 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "No Sale"  Mr. Grace comes up with his least popular idea to date when he announces the latest plan to expand sales.G

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