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July 3, 2012
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11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present"  Joseph visits the monasteries of Lake Tana, castles of King Fasiladas in Gondar, the stelae of Axum and rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Along the way, he finds World Heritage sites and traces the lineage of Ethiopia's kings back to the days of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.G

12:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "There Once Was An Island - Te Henua E Nnoho"  There Once was an Island - Te Henua e Nnoho gives a human face to the issue of global climate change. It is the story of a Pacific Island community fighting to preserve what really matters in the face of rising tides. Takuu Atoll is an idyllic home to articulate, educated people who maintain a 1,200-year-old culture and language. D

1:00 am 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Head of State"  For the dramatic ritual that opens Parliament, the queen's coachmen don full livery, and two of her horse-drawn carriages parade through the streets. One holds the queen the other carries the crown jewels. "Head of State" leads viewers through the elaborate state opening of Parliament from the secret removal of the crown jewels from their Tower of London vault to the moment when the House of Commons slams the door in the face of the queen's representative to the eventual conclusion when the rowdy Commons stand before their queen. D

2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Borderlands"  Sagebrush plains merge seamlessly into forested mountains in the vast country along the Idaho-Nevada border, where cowboys rule. But cowboys don't have a corner on this lonely corridor west of Highway 93. It's also a great place for people seeking solitude and recreation. They come to float through remote canyons, fish for walleye, or horse pack into a beautiful wilderness area. This is the true Wild West, where the nation's last gold rush took place and also its last stage robbery.G

2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Acura Ilx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura ILX. Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911. Goss' Garage: Rotating Tires. D

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Cowmonster Pair"  Elmo and Telly are at Hooper's store when Little Bo Peep comes looking for her cow. Elmo and Telly offer to help her and decide to call themselves the Cowmonster Pair! Luis comes along and sings about animal tracks. Now Elmo and Telly have their first clue! They find animal tracks on the ground, but when Telly tosses his lasso around an animal, it's a chicken, not a cow! Luis gives them another clue and sings about tracks that are kind of round. D

4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Mushy Banana"  Sid wants to know why his beloved yellow banana has turned brown and mushy. After exploring how fruits and vegetables slowly change, Sid learns that it's natural for his banana to ripen and turn brown and mushy. Over time, fruits and vegetables decay!. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D

5:00 am 
Nature  "Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions"  Cloud, the wild, nearly white stallion of the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana, is now a confident band stallion in his prime. He has two maturing sons: Bolder, his by birth but raised in a rival stallion's band, and Flint, sired by another stallion but raised by Cloud. Bolder has gathered some mares; Flint has joined a bachelor group of young guns. Who will rise to challenge Cloud?G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florence: City of Art"  In the birthplace of the Renaissance, Rick provides tips for touring the Uffizi art gallery. He visits a fragrant 400-year-old perfumery, sips Campari on a rooftop and sleeps in a converted monastery.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "San Francisco"  The port city of San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, and the city's new Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. D

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2"  Beginning at the San Pedro River and heading west, host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, journey through some of natural wonders that would not be part of the United States if it hadn't been for the Gadsden Purchase. They drive through the "sky islands" of the Pinaleno Mountains, travel through the hard-core desert of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and visit the historic desert oasis, Quitobaquito Springs before finishing off their trip at the Colorado River near Yuma, the western border of the Gadsden Purchase. Additionally, they examine the different types of border fences that affect more than just the ecological relationship between the United States and Mexico. D

7:30 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

8:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Pizza Party"  Turn your kitchen into a pizzeria. Family and friends will appreciate pizza fresh from the oven - not out of the box; Pizza Dough, Finished Pizza, Focaccia, Calzones, Stromboli and Bread Sticks. D

8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Quesadillas"  Quesadillas - the perfect marriage of heaven and earth, where the basic, simple tortilla meets the ecstasy of cheese, and to the surprise of many, many other fillings! Pati Jinich will look at Mexican quesadillas prepared three completely different ways, including: Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas; Oaxacan Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas; Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas; Guajillo Chile Salsa. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grilled Pork Chops and Ribs"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Boston's famous East Coast Grill to learn about Memphis ribs from BBQ expert Chris Schlesinger. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Memphis-Style Barbecued Spareribs on a home grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his favorite new grill gadgets. D

9:30 am 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART visits an historic garden that has faced many challenges over the years. How gardeners have overcome the adversity at this wonderful and beautiful location is sure to inspire. Be sure to tune in. D

10:00 am 
Artist Toolbox  "Isabel & Ruben Toledo"  "I do what I do because I love to do it," cries the passionate, acclaimed fashion designer Isabel Toledo who, in addition to other achievements, designed the gown First Lady Michelle Obama wore at her husband's inauguration. Join host John Jacobsen as he strolls through Isabel's atelier, and take a peek at the eclectic New York studio of her husband Ruben Toledo, as he creates. How do you define art? "Feeling!" says Ruben. D

10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Dancehall Marathon"  The most popular music in Jamaica today is the hard-edged sounds of dancehall. In this episode, Edgar experiences the power of the movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Camping Show"  Chris and Elmo are excited to be camping in the woods! They unpack their camping supplies and take out two sleeping bags and two canteens. One sleeping bag and canteen for each of them. Next, they take out four hotdogs and marshmallows. D

12:00 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

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sea Turtle Reef"  Create this beautiful reef using Wyland's technique, drawing, and painting in the same motion.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Tony Bennett's signature tune, "I Left My Heart In San Francisco" and the memorable intro to Billy Joel's "Just The Way You Are." Featured artists include Dave Powers, David Tolley and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit. D

3:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "The Spiritual Quest"  In this episode of Global Spirit, writer and spiritual seeker Phil Cousineau hosts internationally renowned author and comparative religion scholar Karen Armstrong and Professor of Buddhist studies Dr. Robert Thuerman for a discussion of The Spiritual Quest as both a personal and religious phenomenon. Drawing on personal experiences and the guests' extensive knowledge of various religious traditions, this fascinating conversation in front of a live, New York audience, illuminates the individual and universal dimensions of the Spiritual Quest, asking questions that have intrigued humanity since the dawn of time. D

4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe"  The conclusion investigates the universe's distant past - and its future. Modern telescopes add a mysterious new twist: The majority of the stuff of the universe is invisible, tied up in dark matter and dark energy. A new generation of telescopes embarks on a new mission, to seek out these mysterious dark forces. Part 2 of 2G

6:00 pm 
Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's   "The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's" is aimed at helping Americans better understand and cope with this fearsome disease. The centerpiece of the two-hour special is a 90-minute documentary -- a dramatic, compassionate, all-encompassing look at Alzheimer's that weaves together the history and biology of the disease, the intense real-world experiences of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, and the race to find a cure. "The Forgetting" will reach out to all Americans concerned about Alzheimer's -- providing broader awareness and understanding of the disease and offering immediate, practical support to families and caregivers. D

7:30 pm 
Science Mission 101   This competitive reality-style program challenges two teams of high school students to unravel the scientific mystery of why only certain strains of the bacterium salmonella make people sick. The teams perform their scientific investigations aboard the University of Pittsburgh's Mobile Science Lab, a converted 18-wheeler.G

8:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "The Spiritual Quest"  In this episode of Global Spirit, writer and spiritual seeker Phil Cousineau hosts internationally renowned author and comparative religion scholar Karen Armstrong and Professor of Buddhist studies Dr. Robert Thuerman for a discussion of The Spiritual Quest as both a personal and religious phenomenon. Drawing on personal experiences and the guests' extensive knowledge of various religious traditions, this fascinating conversation in front of a live, New York audience, illuminates the individual and universal dimensions of the Spiritual Quest, asking questions that have intrigued humanity since the dawn of time. D

9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe"  The conclusion investigates the universe's distant past - and its future. Modern telescopes add a mysterious new twist: The majority of the stuff of the universe is invisible, tied up in dark matter and dark energy. A new generation of telescopes embarks on a new mission, to seek out these mysterious dark forces. Part 2 of 2G

10:00 pm 
Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's   "The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's" is aimed at helping Americans better understand and cope with this fearsome disease. The centerpiece of the two-hour special is a 90-minute documentary -- a dramatic, compassionate, all-encompassing look at Alzheimer's that weaves together the history and biology of the disease, the intense real-world experiences of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, and the race to find a cure. "The Forgetting" will reach out to all Americans concerned about Alzheimer's -- providing broader awareness and understanding of the disease and offering immediate, practical support to families and caregivers. D

11:30 pm 
Science Mission 101   This competitive reality-style program challenges two teams of high school students to unravel the scientific mystery of why only certain strains of the bacterium salmonella make people sick. The teams perform their scientific investigations aboard the University of Pittsburgh's Mobile Science Lab, a converted 18-wheeler.G

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