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April 30, 2013
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12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Safety First Caillou"  Caillou's Cross-Hop: Caillou doesn't want to hold hands and obey safety rules.until he discovers a bunch of tiny frogs that need help crossing the street. Realizing it's hard work helping others to cross the road safely, he has a new appreciation for Mommy and Daddy's rules. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood/Differences"  Little Red Rockin' Hood - Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Differences - When a wheelchair-bound child is unintentionally neglected by his friends, Barney steps in to help. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Don't Give Up"  Percy and the Calliope - Percy and Diesel are instructed to take a rusty old organ - the calliope - to be melted down. Percy is determined to save it from this terrible fate. He pitches himself into a race against time to make the organ play before Percy and Diesel reach the Smelter's Yard. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Takes The Cake/Codename: Martha"  Martha Takes the Cake - It's Alice's birthday and everybody's invited, including Martha. The only problem is that Nelson will be there too. Codename: Martha - Martha, Helen, and T.D. uncover a plot to rob the jewelry store, or so they think until their two suspects turn out to be police detectives on a stakeout.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Birthday Girl's Monstrous Gift/Hal The Haggler"  THE BIRTHDAY GIRL'S MONSTROUS GIFT - After being captured by WordGirl and locked safely in a jar on the hottest day of the year, The Energy Monster convinces Eileen to free and feed him so that he is able to continue terrorizing the city and ruin the Summer Winter Carnival. WordGirl must recapture The Energy Monster but will she be able to do so when an angry Eileen turns into The Birthday Girl after her new pet is taken from her? Vocabulary Words: Guzzle, Monstrous. HAL THE HAGGLER - While doing chores to save money for a new unicorn figurine, WordGirl must stop Granny May from stealing Cleopatra's Bed out of the museum. D
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Creech Who Would Be Crowned"  The CyberSquad is summoned to Tikiville to stop Hacker from winning a race that would allow him to take over the cybersite. Upon arrival, Matt and Jackie tease Inez about her big vocabulary, so she decides to say just one small word -- "Bye!" She splits from the group and teams up with a Tikiville girl named Creech. Creech considers it her destiny to rule the land her family once ruled for so many years. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ruffmeal Needs More Roughage"  In order to be a huge success, all Ruff's new "Ruff Meal" needs is a good jingle and about 50 pounds less packaging. He deploys Talia, Isaac, and Liza to work with a chef to come up with a healthier, more sustainable lunch. He then sends Bethany to meet with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops to master "Stars and Stripes Forever" for his jingle. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Apple's groundbreaking move that's not a new gadget, but a record bond offering. Plus, as home prices climb and inventory falls, is the fear of an overheating housing market overblown?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Turner: A Miscarriage of Justice?"  Fine art collected by spinster sisters in the early years of the 20th century is part of the collection of the National Museum of Wales. Several prized paintings said to be by JMW Turner have been declared fakes, but Philip believes three landscapes may be authentic. He and Fiona follow the trail to Turner's secret lover and through the latest forensic testing. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "Reaping The Whirlwind"  For nearly a decade, the storms grow more ferocious and more frequent, sweeping up millions of tons of earth, killing crops and livestock, even spreading the dust across the country. Thousands flee, forced onto the road in an exodus unlike anything the United States had seen. But other thousands persevere against enormous odds. Families find ways to survive and hold onto their land. National and local government programs keep hungry families afloat, and a partnership between government agencies and farmers develop new farming and conservation methods. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Top Secret America - 9/11 to the Boston Bombings"  Former Idahoan and FRONTLINE Producer Michael Kirk - "Bush's War," "The Torture Question," and "Cheney's Law" - teams up with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Priest, to examine the secret side of America's "war on terror." From the creation of black site prisons abroad and super-secret facilities in America, to targeted killings and covert wars, and the creation of a multibillion-dollar terrorism-industrial complex, the film asks how a decade fighting terrorism has reshaped America.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Hansel & Gretel's Playdate with Big Bird"  Hansel and Gretel come to Sesame Street for a play date with Big Bird. As they walk to Big Bird's nest, Hansel realizes that he's not sure how to get back to the subway station afterwards. Gretel agrees and thinks they should leave a trail, so they leave a trail of cookie crumbs. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers"  Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny returns home with the knowledge that snakes aren't scary - they're just another part of nature! Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Little Red Hen"  "Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red?G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Lighthouse Sea"  Learn how to create a mood with light, color and motion.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guest show viewers how to play Don McLean's epic rock ballad, "American Pie." Several guest pianists discuss their favorite piano players. Featured artists include Dave Powers and Nat Kerr. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "I Can Finally Grasp It!"  We've all heard that "a friend in need, is a friend indeed," but for inventor, Mark Stark, it was no question that his friend needed a helping hand. Born without his left hand, Mark's friend, Dave Vogt never knew what his friend was working on in his shop and garage for months and months until one day, he presented Dave with an artificial hand that would change his life. A heart-warming story of compassion and friendship, this episode brings to light a need, an idea, a prototype and, of course, a challenge to our Everyday Edisons team. D
7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Happy Trails (And Trials) to You"  The waiting is over! A year after the casting calls, our 10 inventors are eager to know what's become of their inventions. In our final episode of the season, we reveal the status of each prototype, where they are in the timeline of success and how our Everyday Edisons team has worked with inventors throughout the season to help them to achieve their ultimate goal. Some may see their products stocked in major retail stores, others on direct response television spots and a few may face further obstacles to their success. D
8:00 pm 
Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age   This documentary looks at how nature - an increasingly rare influence on today's children - is essential to their health and development. The film focuses on ways that nature supports cognitive and physical development, creativity, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness - and to inspire action to get our children out of doors.G
9:00 pm 
Battlefield Medicine   The survival rate in Afghanistan is the highest in the history of combat, but many veterans live with dreadful injuries. Michael Mosley explores what medicine and technology can do to help rebuild their shattered lives. He reveals examples of mind-controlled prosthetics, growing spare body parts and face transplants, which are helping wounded troops and civilians overcome life-changing injuries. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "I Can Finally Grasp It!"  We've all heard that "a friend in need, is a friend indeed," but for inventor, Mark Stark, it was no question that his friend needed a helping hand. Born without his left hand, Mark's friend, Dave Vogt never knew what his friend was working on in his shop and garage for months and months until one day, he presented Dave with an artificial hand that would change his life. A heart-warming story of compassion and friendship, this episode brings to light a need, an idea, a prototype and, of course, a challenge to our Everyday Edisons team. D
11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Happy Trails (And Trials) to You"  The waiting is over! A year after the casting calls, our 10 inventors are eager to know what's become of their inventions. In our final episode of the season, we reveal the status of each prototype, where they are in the timeline of success and how our Everyday Edisons team has worked with inventors throughout the season to help them to achieve their ultimate goal. Some may see their products stocked in major retail stores, others on direct response television spots and a few may face further obstacles to their success. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Algo Inesperaado"  This episode features some facts about Guadalajara. Carlos reveals to his family that Gloria has a gambling habit and he needed to withdraw money.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Yo Invito"  This episode covers phrases used when ordering food in a restaurant.G
1:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Common Sense and the American Revolution: The Power of the Printed Word"  This workshop explores the power and importance of America's first "best-seller." Using the language of ordinary people, Thomas Paine's Common Sense called for revolution, challenging many assumptions about government and the colonies' relationship with England. This workshop contrasts the declarations of local communities with Common Sense to see how support for American independence rose up in the colonies.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Conservation of Energy"  According to one of the major laws of physics, energy is neither created nor destroyed. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Potential Energy"  Potential energy provides a powerful model for understanding why the world has worked the same way since the beginning of time. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "PVC Kayak"  Two teams of high school students compete to create the best solution to each week's engineering project as they open the second season.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How to Succeed In Biz-Ness By Really Trying!"  A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You'll discover the three key steps to success: identifying a need, making a plan to fill a need, and taking action. Join us as we meet the prep school boy whose new take on the old school tie caused a sensation. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Creech Who Would Be Crowned"  The CyberSquad is summoned to Tikiville to stop Hacker from winning a race that would allow him to take over the cybersite. Upon arrival, Matt and Jackie tease Inez about her big vocabulary, so she decides to say just one small word -- "Bye!" She splits from the group and teams up with a Tikiville girl named Creech. Creech considers it her destiny to rule the land her family once ruled for so many years. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Turkey on the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Simple Grill-Roasted Turkey and serves it with Cranberry Chutney. Next, Chris reveals the Test Kitchen's best tips for taking the temperature of a turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for All Purpose Cleaners in the Equipment Corner. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Crawfish Etouffee, Citrus Pot du Creme, and Lavender Madeleines. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spanish Fiesta"  Joanne sets the stage for a Spanish Fiesta with a twist on the classic Spanish Gazpacho, turning sweet peas into a refreshing soup. She teaches her student Ron, the perfect party meal, Shellfish Paella. Recipes: Sweet Pea Gazpacho, Shellfish Paella. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Island Kitchen 2.0: Cabinets"  The HOMETIME crew's update of an island kitchen with new cabinets includes visits with the designer and the manufacturer. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Boston, Massachusetts"  Wolf traces some of the city's historic sites in the opening episode of the fourth season of this series. He also visits the first Dunkin Donut shop and sees what their product once looked like.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Turkey on the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Simple Grill-Roasted Turkey and serves it with Cranberry Chutney. Next, Chris reveals the Test Kitchen's best tips for taking the temperature of a turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for All Purpose Cleaners in the Equipment Corner. 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 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Seoul Food Chronicles"  This fast-paced episode features the best of South Korea's innovative capital city - from royal court cuisine to late-night drinks and snacks consumed exclusively in pop-up tents. Marja and Jean-Georges also share their favorite historic temples and palaces, enjoy the striking fashion and even take a spin in an amusement park. Seoul, located just 30 miles from the 38th Parallel that separates North and South Korea, is also home to Doorei, the Vongerichten's favorite restaurant in Korea. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G
12:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends"  In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "Jungle Eagle"  The world's most powerful birds of prey, the top predators of the South American rainforest, Harpy Eagles are seldom seen. Filmmaker Fergus Beeley and his camera team locate a nest 130 feet above the jungle floor and risk attack by the adult female to install a nest cam for close-up views of the Harpy family. They follow the chick for a year as he grows to adulthood.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends"  In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. D
6:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Destination Baja"  A remarkable success story of how local fishing people developed a whale-watching co-op that now caters to tourists from all over the world. The co-op runs not only the tourist accommodations, but also polices the lagoon, regulates access to the whales, and preserves most of the area as a quiet sanctuary for the whales and their calves. And it's not just whales -- there are now several other highly successful, self-regulated fishing co-ops along Baja's Pacific coast. D
6:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 1"  This two-part special tells the story about sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish focusing on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Apple's groundbreaking move that's not a new gadget, but a record bond offering. Plus, as home prices climb and inventory falls, is the fear of an overheating housing market overblown?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Destination Baja"  A remarkable success story of how local fishing people developed a whale-watching co-op that now caters to tourists from all over the world. The co-op runs not only the tourist accommodations, but also polices the lagoon, regulates access to the whales, and preserves most of the area as a quiet sanctuary for the whales and their calves. And it's not just whales -- there are now several other highly successful, self-regulated fishing co-ops along Baja's Pacific coast. D
11:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 1"  This two-part special tells the story about sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish focusing on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. D

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