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January 30, 2013
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1:00 am 
Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad   This documentary tells the story of the Eastern Line of the system to rescue slaves from the South. Actors Ed Asner and Blair Underwood portray a Quaker abolitionist and a free black activist respectively in dramatic reenactments filmed on location. Interviews with top scholars explore the efforts of these men.G
2:00 am 
Reagan Presidency   This detailed analysis features interviews with notable Reagan staff members, congressional leaders, scholars, journalists and presidential biographers. Part 3 of 3G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Glaciers"  Presents the properties of glaciers and assesses their importance in sculpting Earth's surface.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Economic Growth"  The effects of natural resource depletion and the nature of the telecommunications industry are explored. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
French In Action  "Bills of Fare I"  At the Courtois's. Robert is a little irritated by Monsieur Courtois' s fixation on gastronomy. He'd love to take Mireille home, but all he gets a chance to do is ask for her phone number.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Pain Relief: Quad & Hips"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Forgive & Forget/Mimi's Back In Town"  When Clifford forgets a play date, Cleo gets really upset. After all, she would never do that to a friend. Cleo wont even accept Cliffords apologies. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Binky Vs. Binky/Operation: Dw!"  Binky Vs. Binky: Binky may be tough and strong, but when it comes to sports, he always seems to choke. With some inspiration from champion bike rider Vance Legstrong, Binky discovers that the only competitor he really needs to beat isà himself. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Hundley Jr./Curious George Gets Winded"  Hundley Jr. - What's long, low to the ground, and loves to clean milkweed off the lobby floor? Hundley's newest friend and caterpillar, Hundley Jr! But when Hundley is torn between looking after the lobby and caring for his new friend, he turns his lobby duties over - to a monkey! Curious George Gets Winded - Bill needs one more newspaper delivery to win the coveted Golden Pouch, but a big snowfall ruins his chances. Even with George's help, there's no way he can deliver all those papers in time. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Juan Bobo and the Pig"  Red can't believe her ears! Could Grandma really have asked for a "pizza paper?" The Super Readers fly into a Puerto Rican folktale to meet a boy who thinks his Momma wants him to put his pig in a dress! Maybe both Juan Bobo and Red have misunderstood! Will the Super Readers untangle this silly situation before Juan Bobo's pig runs hog wild? Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of getting all the information. Young viewers will use the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story!. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D
10:00 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
10:30 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
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged"  Pies, Pies, Pies!: When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone in Word World, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises. Fortunately, he also learns about the letter S and how it can make words plural. Waterlogged: Frog must stay with Pig when his Log sinks, but Frog soon wears out his welcome by being a bad houseguest. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Animals and Me!"  Grandma takes Caillou on a special visit to a sheep farm. There, Mary, a 10-year-old girl, takes Caillou on a tour, teaching him about sheep, sheering, and the spinning of wool. When Mom, Rosie and Caillou go to the zoo, Caillou can't wait to see the elephants. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Winter and Summer"  Winter: When Baby Bop is surprised by the first day of cold weather, it's Barney that helps her see winter can be a wonderful time for fun. Baby Bop is getting discouraged, wondering if it will ever snow! Then, when she least expects it.the snow begins to fall! Summer: On a hot summer day, Barney teaches BJ about all the fun activities you can do during the summer. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Clever Ideas"  Thomas' Tall Friend - Thomas is given the special job of delivering a giraffe to the Sodor Wildlife Centre. He is so excited about making friends with the giraffe that he doesn't go straight to the Wildlife Centre as instructed. Instead, Thomas collects leaves and fresh fruit from the other engines to give to the giraffe. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Hundley Jr./Curious George Gets Winded"  Hundley Jr. - What's long, low to the ground, and loves to clean milkweed off the lobby floor? Hundley's newest friend and caterpillar, Hundley Jr! But when Hundley is torn between looking after the lobby and caring for his new friend, he turns his lobby duties over - to a monkey! Curious George Gets Winded - Bill needs one more newspaper delivery to win the coveted Golden Pouch, but a big snowfall ruins his chances. Even with George's help, there's no way he can deliver all those papers in time. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Bluebird of Zappiness"  Hacker teams with the CyberSquad to stop his nemesis Ledge from finding the cure to Motherboard's virus.G
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Eureka' Is Not A Brand of Dog Food"  Ruff's owner is running him ragged making him fetch, so he sends Emmie and Shreya to build him a vehicle he can ride on so he doesn't have to run. He then sends Jay and Marco to invent another device that will make his life easier. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Binky Vs. Binky/Operation: Dw!"  Binky Vs. Binky: Binky may be tough and strong, but when it comes to sports, he always seems to choke. With some inspiration from champion bike rider Vance Legstrong, Binky discovers that the only competitor he really needs to beat isà himself. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Attenborough's Life Stories: Understanding the Natural World"  Sir David Attenborough shares his memories of the scientists and the breakthroughs that helped shape his career. He also recalls some of his more hair-raising attempts to bring new science to a television audience: standing in the shadow of an erupting volcano as lumps of hot lava crash around him or being charged by a group of armed New Guinean tribesmen. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?"  An international hero after his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, the world follows Col. Charles Lindbergh's life and family. On March 1, 1932, his son, Charlie, age 20 months, was kidnapped and later found dead. Despite a trial and execution, the case remains controversial. Now a team of expert investigators employs state-of-the-art forensic and behavior science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to the Lindbergh baby - and why.G
9:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Ash Runners"  On the volcanic island of New-Britain off the coast of Papua New Guinea, a handful of animals have learned to live with the Earth's moods. When ash from a volcanic eruption invades their habitat, the choice is simple: leave or stay and adapt. In truth, it's not that easy, since volcanoes and their actions are unpredictable and each creature responds in its own way. D
10:00 pm 
Hustle   Mickey and Danny complete "business" with an arrogant fairground owner and the team moves on to the next big deal with a greedy, secret gambler, who has numerous other vices, including under-the-table payoffs. They enmesh him in a horse racing betting scam and a bet on a horse that cannot win.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Pioneers of Television  "Superheroes"  The superhero crosses many decades: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the 1960s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the 1970s, and the "Greatest American Hero" in the 1980s. Interviews featured include Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno and William Katt. There are also comments from Robert Culp about "The Greatest American Hero" that were recorded just days before he died.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "David Macaulay: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the creator of books that explain how architectural wonders such as pyramids and cathedrals were built.G
3:00 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
4:00 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
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Bob Mould/Delta Spirit"  Punk veteran Mould showcases cuts from his album Silver Age. Youthful alternative rockers Delta Spirit highlight their self-titled recording.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G
6:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Buenos Aires, Argentina"  Rudy enjoys Argentina's national dance, the tango, the energy of the city's population, the architecture, the food and the underground art scene.G
7:00 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
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter, Busters and Grits, and Pain Perdue and Peach Jam. D
8:00 am 
America's Heartland   A Washington farm family ties environmental well-being to their winter wheat crop. Find out how the right farm fresh foods can help you battle stress. A Michigan farm family finds success in raising sweet smelling. D
8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Pyramids of the North"  Andreas visits the island of Spitsbergen in the far north, the northernmost inhabited place in the world, and Longyearbyen. This barren land offers some surprising delicacies, like wild geese that summer here and a variety of fish. Andreas makes goose with port wine and broccoli puree, pan-fried Svalbard cod and king crab, seafood-flavored vegetables and chocolate cake with orange marmalade and coffee. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Here's The Beef"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. D
9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Striking Structures"  Allen's own Garden Home Retreat includes a garden pool, raised beds, the house itself and renovated barns. Other ideas: gates, birdfeeders or green house.G
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Jackie Kincaid & Steppin Out; Mark Newton & the Stringtones. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Around The World Adventure"  With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Gecko Effect"  There's a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover it's all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the gecko's marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "David Macaulay: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the creator of books that explain how architectural wonders such as pyramids and cathedrals were built.G
3:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Vespers"  Absolutely one of "alternative Nashville's" biggest buzz bands, the Vespers feature sisters Callie and Phoebe Cryar and brothers Bruno and Taylor Jones. Their hard-to-pin-down sound leads to a fresh and dynamic mixture of folk, rock and Appalachian stomp, a place where banjos battle drums and fuzz-toned guitars shred mountain ballads, all held together by the Cryar sisters' saintly/sinful harmonies. The Huffington Post's Michael Bialas recently dubbed them ". D
3:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana"  Shreveport, a city with a rich musical history, counts among its myriad musical traditions the African-American sounds of the South, country music, Western swing, rockabilly that predated rock and roll, and the spicy influence of Cajun and Creole music. As guest host, rock star and blues guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd visits Lead Belly's grave for an acoustic jam with local icon Buddy Flett; introduces Maggie Warwick of the famed radio show, The Louisiana Hayride; enjoys a special performance on the stage where Elvis first tasted stardom; sits down with guitar legend James Burton for a demonstration of his pioneering guitar licks; and sits in on a grumble boogie party with the band Dirtfoot. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   A violent storm hits both towns and the arrival of a new teacher with new ways and ideas causes division in the two communities. In Candleford, they disapprove of the books that the new teacher shipped to the Post Office and they disapprove of his radical political views. In Lark Rise however, he sets up evening classes for older boys to continue their education and revives the tradition of a "penny reading" at the school. At the reading, Alf tries to impress Laura.G
6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Tainted Fruit, Part 2"  Barnaby and Troy weed through a dark world of adultery and lies to uncover the identity of a calculating perpetrator. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S3 E4)"  The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. Meanwhile, new faces try to fit into the tight-knit circle of servants. New evidence turns up in a baffling case. Part 4 of 7G
8:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Big Topped"  Sandra learns her police detective father killed himself while under investigation for corruption. Meanwhile, a woman asks the team to look into the death of the man she has recently discovered was her biological father.G
9:00 pm 
DCI Banks  "Friend of the Devil"  Annie Cabbot investigates the murder of a woman found out on the moor with her throat cut. Meanwhile Banks is called to the murder scene of a young girl in the center of town. As Annie and Banks compare cases, they discover the two different murders have some disturbing similarities.G
10:30 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   A violent storm hits both towns and the arrival of a new teacher with new ways and ideas causes division in the two communities. In Candleford, they disapprove of the books that the new teacher shipped to the Post Office and they disapprove of his radical political views. In Lark Rise however, he sets up evening classes for older boys to continue their education and revives the tradition of a "penny reading" at the school. At the reading, Alf tries to impress Laura.G
11:30 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Tainted Fruit, Part 2"  Barnaby and Troy weed through a dark world of adultery and lies to uncover the identity of a calculating perpetrator. Part 2 of 2G
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the Age of Discovery"  In art, scholarship, and exploration, Europe is possessed by a new passion for knowledge.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the New World"  The discovery of the Americas presents new challenges to Europe's ideas and institutions.G
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. D
3:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "San Francisco"  Starting at Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, Claire and Nisha walk the lines-the San Andreas and Hayward fault lines-to learn what causes earthquakes. Inspired by the "Light and Color" exhibit at the Exploratorium, a group of industrious middle schoolers create their own interactive art installation. And Dragonfly TV demystifies how antique cable cars continue to conquer the city's incredible hills. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Cash and Credit"  You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. And, as a cautionary tale, we talk to a young woman who had fun buying with credit until she found herself in bankruptcy. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Annie's Annuals - Preserving Heirlooms While Promoting the Environment"  Richmond, CA. - A few miles away from San Francisco sits a small wholesale/retail nursery called Annie's Annuals and Perennials. The business specializes in rare and heirloom plants that larger, commercial operations pass buy. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
5:00 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Comfort Food with Floyd Cardoz"  Newly crowned "Top Chef Masters" winner Floyd Cardoz joins Sara to cook the food he grew up with in India. First up is Wild Striped Bass Curry swimming in coconut and mild spices. Chicken Pilaf is simple but satisfying with a gingery yogurt sauce. D
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Leaves"  This episode illustrates the many ways to present food in the shape of a leaf, as well as create leaf-inspired table settings and plate designs. D
6:00 am 
OpenRoad  "Northwest"  Northwest Nature - 5,000 Bald Eagles accompany Doug on his British Columbian rafting trip, and rangers and residents recount the tragic explosion of Washington's Mt. St. Helens. D
6:30 am 
New Fly Fisher  "Louisiana Delta"  Join Norm Bolen and Captain Rich Walder as they sample the tremendous fishing in Mississippi Delta region. Redfish and giant black drum are the quarry in this episode. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Maintaining Kitchen Appliances/Installing A Rain Gutter"  Host Kevin O'Connor meets appliance repairman Richie Issacson to learn how to maintain kitchen appliances. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout and rain barrel. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Barley Twist Lamp"  NULL
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   Your landscape can be a wonderful space and if properly planned can accommodate your needs and the needs of your family. GardenSMART visits an expert who shares their ideas on landscape design with family in mind. Think of this as a beautiful working holiday. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Come Home with Katie Brown"  In her home, Katie shares creative tips while chatting with experts about everything from flooring to draperies. D
9:00 am 
It's Sew Easy  "Mom and Grandma Are Busy - Kids and Baby"  The first child or grandchild is often the motivation for reviving sewing or a first sewing project. Rebecca Cornell and Christy Howden, young moms and pattern designers, open the show with felting techniques for a fun toy. Next, Tricia Waddell and Katrina Loving have a mom friendly tip for reinforcing seams for heavy wear on stuffed animals and clothing. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "To Scotland By Boat"  Frank traces the route of many Irish immigrants in the space-age cockpit of a jet-propelled ferry. D
10:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Your Kitchen Garden"  Caprial and John show how to eat well and fresh from a garden, no matter what the season. They prepare celeriac soup with fresh thyme.G
10:30 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. You won't want to miss a frog leg or an extra helping of foie gras on this journey. D
11:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Journey to the West"  The powerful and mischievous Stone Monkey King brings chaos to heaven and earth. Freed from a mountain prison in order to guard a Chinese monk on his journey to retrieve the Buddhist scriptures from India, Monkey seeks his own spiritual transformation. Modern performance, contemporary art, and Buddhist philosophers provide a rich context to the ancient tale. D
11:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Popol Vuh"  The Mayan book of creation, the dawn of life, and the glories of gods and kings. This magnificent epic was saved from destruction at the hands of the Spanish by Quiche chroniclers. Once repressed, the story is now interwoven with the history of today's Mayan people. D
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Parade and Review"  All the bit players say farewell, from Uncle Guillaume, who has won a pile in the lottery and is off to the Taj Mahal with the one that got away. The man in black leaves some tantalizing notes about Mireille.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "All's Well That Ends Well"  The five travelers start off at last, but the man in black is right on their heels. Robert is hurt in a fall and Mireille endangered by fire. The identity of the man in black is finally revealed.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the Age of Discovery"  In art, scholarship, and exploration, Europe is possessed by a new passion for knowledge.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the New World"  The discovery of the Americas presents new challenges to Europe's ideas and institutions.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. D
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "San Francisco"  Starting at Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, Claire and Nisha walk the lines-the San Andreas and Hayward fault lines-to learn what causes earthquakes. Inspired by the "Light and Color" exhibit at the Exploratorium, a group of industrious middle schoolers create their own interactive art installation. And Dragonfly TV demystifies how antique cable cars continue to conquer the city's incredible hills. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Cash and Credit"  You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. And, as a cautionary tale, we talk to a young woman who had fun buying with credit until she found herself in bankruptcy. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Bluebird of Zappiness"  Hacker teams with the CyberSquad to stop his nemesis Ledge from finding the cure to Motherboard's virus.G
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Simple Summer Supper"  NULL
6:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Chorizo"  Who doesn't love sausage? Chorizo, the Mexican version, is a deep-burnt-reddish explosion of fresh, moist, exotically seasoned flavor. When it's fried, it becomes crisp and incredibly savory. This episode will explore the difference between Mexican chorizo sausage and its Spanish, Central American and South American cousins. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Butchering"  Fifth-generation New York City butcher Evan Lobel joins Martha for a master class on meat. Together, they teach viewers how to choose and cook the best cuts of meat, from tender to lean. Not only will this episode make you a better cook, but it will save you money as well. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Maintaining Kitchen Appliances/Installing A Rain Gutter"  Host Kevin O'Connor meets appliance repairman Richie Issacson to learn how to maintain kitchen appliances. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout and rain barrel. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Great American Ranches"  Equitrekking takes a look at how geography and history of ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Alberta, Texas, Maui and the Big Island influence their present workings. Interviewing ranch owners and cowboys who have chosen to hold fast to their traditions and Western culture, Darley learns about running a ranch, while also seeing some of the beautiful wild terrain. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Simple Summer Supper"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Baja Beach House Cooking"  Rick introduces viewers to some of Los Cabos top chefs and their restaurants then cooks dinner for them at a luxurious beach house. Margarita Carrillo, chef/owner of Don Emiliano Restaurant in San Jose del Cabo, joins Rick to purchase the local cabrillo fish and to visit Tamarindo's Farm for organically grown produce. Rick makes a tamarind chile sauce to go with his fish and eggplant course. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Blueberry Harvest"  Blueberries are known as a superfood, loaded with antioxidants. The Pences prepare some treats that are too delectable to pass up! Fresh Blueberries with Caramel Ganache; Crispy Topped Blueberry Muffins. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Seremos Cuatro"  This episode covers phrases used when making travel arrangements. Juan talks to Pati about their marriage and its future.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Una Promesa Y Una Sonrisa"  This episode features words for popular sports, Aztec and Mayan artifacts in Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology.G
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Home prices continue climbing, marking their best gains since the recession began five years ago. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with MKM Partners' Megan McGrath. Ford Motor is firing on all cylinders as strong U.S. D
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Hastings (journalist/author). D
2:00 am 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Dear Mandela"  Destroyed homes, threats at gunpoint and high-court action, this battle by three young people to stand up for their rights is a testimony to people power. When the South African government promises to "eradicate the slums" and begins to evict shack dwellers far outside the city, three friends who live in Durban's vast shantytowns refuse to be moved. Dear Mandela follows their journey from their shacks to the highest court in the land as they invoke Nelson Mandela's example and become leaders in a growing social movement. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   David Magee (screenwriter). D
4:00 am 
John McLaughlin's One on One  "Food Fads and Diet Trends for the New Year"  John McLaughlin joins guests Michael Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest and Tom Vierhile, ProductScan Online. D
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
6:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Revisionaries"  In Austin, Texas, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. D
7:00 am 
Frontline  "A Perfect Terrorist"  The November 26, 2008 attack on Mumbai has been called the most spectacular terror attack since 9/11. The attackers belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group, but India later learned that an operative who had been casing the city for two years had been chosen for the job because he had the perfect cover: he was an American citizen.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Play"  Idahoans participate in a historic Scottish game on ice; team up with a dog for unusual cross-country ski contests; fly above the snow with a snowkite; drive 4x4s across the snow; and take the plunge for a polar bear swim.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "David Macaulay: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the creator of books that explain how architectural wonders such as pyramids and cathedrals were built.G
10:00 am 
John McLaughlin's One on One  "Food Fads and Diet Trends for the New Year"  John McLaughlin joins guests Michael Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest and Tom Vierhile, ProductScan Online. D
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
12:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Revisionaries"  In Austin, Texas, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. D
1:00 pm 
Frontline  "A Perfect Terrorist"  The November 26, 2008 attack on Mumbai has been called the most spectacular terror attack since 9/11. The attackers belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group, but India later learned that an operative who had been casing the city for two years had been chosen for the job because he had the perfect cover: he was an American citizen.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Revisionaries"  In Austin, Texas, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. D
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "A Perfect Terrorist"  The November 26, 2008 attack on Mumbai has been called the most spectacular terror attack since 9/11. The attackers belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group, but India later learned that an operative who had been casing the city for two years had been chosen for the job because he had the perfect cover: he was an American citizen.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Revisionaries"  In Austin, Texas, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. D
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "A Perfect Terrorist"  The November 26, 2008 attack on Mumbai has been called the most spectacular terror attack since 9/11. The attackers belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group, but India later learned that an operative who had been casing the city for two years had been chosen for the job because he had the perfect cover: he was an American citizen.G

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