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August 30, 2012
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11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Big Garden/Get Happy!"  The Big Garden - Baby Bop wants Barney, BJ and the kids to play with her instead of working in their garden. They promise to play with her as soon as they finish. Baby Bop can't wait, and tries many ways to get them to come play with her now, none of which work. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Happy Engines"  Henry's Happy Coal - Henry is given a special of taking a very important visitor around Sodor. When Henry visits the Steam Works he is teased by 'Arry and Bert for needing to use special coal. Henry wants be like the rest of the Steamies and use normal coal instead of his special coal. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing"  George learns about stretching, keeping hydrated and pacing to help Professor Wiseman win a race.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers"  Raiders of the Lost Art - After TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a caricature of his art teacher instead of a perfectly good drawing of the back of Chuck Smith's head), he panics. Martha Says It with Flowers - Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Tip It Or Dip It"  Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning?. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce"  Two Brains Quartet - For the city's centennial celebration the Mayor promises to unveil its 100 year old cheese wheel to the winner of the Barbershop Quartet Competition. Both the Botsford family and Dr. Two Brains are assembling talented groups. Will Dr. Two Brains be able to sing his way to victory and run away with the city's oldest and most valuable cheese? Vocabulary Words: Melodious, Quartet. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A World Without Zero"  Why does glamorous Gollywood go ga-ga when a nobody like Mister Z skips town? It's a fiendish Hacker scheme, of course. Because of a poison pen campaign devised by Hacker, Mister Z feels worthless and unwanted. He decides to leave Gollywood, taking his zeroes with him. D
4:00 pm 
PBS Convention Coverage -- A Newshour Special Report  "Republican Convention"  Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Centennial Trail"  From the Nevada border all the way to the Canadian border, the state's Centennial Trail winds through every kind of terrain Idaho has to offer and passes by many of the state's scenic highlights. We'll meet the duo who helped create the trail and journey along the route with several who are following in their footsteps, including a young couple who tried to make the entire trek on foot in only a few months.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Worm in the Bud, Part 2"  Barnaby and Troy find themselves thrust into a whirlwind of witchcraft, ancient potions, infidelity and land feuds that expose a chilling example of the consequences that can follow when parents believe they always know best. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
POV  "Better This World"  Two boyhood friends from Midland, Texas, find themselves wanting to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They move to Austin, learn about protesting at the upcoming 2008 Republican National Convention, fall in with an older activist and are encouraged to make and take Molotov cocktails to the Minnesota convention site where federal agents are waiting for them. The film reconstructs the relationship of the three men, and follows the complex legal cases that are the result of the relationship.G
11:30 pm 
NHK Newsline   NULL
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset"  The Pteranodon kids and Dad get the idea to travel around on the Dinosaur Train and meet some of the biggest dinosaurs. They even sing a song, `The Biggest Dinosaurs', before meeting Allie Alamosaurus, an enormous, long-necked, plant eating sauropod who is very friendly. Allie explains that her huge, strong legs hardly bend at all, but she can still have fun playing games with the kids, and teaching them some of her favorites! Dad takes the Pteranodon kids on an overnight camping trip where they watch both a sunrise and sunset, learning that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Pinocchio"  Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto.nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Aardvark Town"  When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. D
2:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sunday Comfort Meals"  Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. D
2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
3:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Alathea; Woodshedders. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
My Hero  "Mayor of Northolt"  George stands for mayor, promising to fix a broken street light. Piers, his opponent, mistakenly underrates George's effort.G
5:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Bliss Girl"  A new perfume display arrives without the usual accompanying Bliss Girl so Mr. Humphries fills the role for a day.G
6:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "A Deeply Personal Problem"  As Judith and Sandy no longer have boyfriends, Jean enlists Lionel's support in her attempts to cheer them.G
6:30 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Safely abroad, Irene boasts about her new life in Australia - the fabulous weather, the delicious wine, an adorable granddaughter, and a handsome suitor called Vincent - to Vera.G
7:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Cheap Jeep"  Red sends away for a military surplus jeep that shows up in kit form. He also makes decorative pottery using kitchen appliances.G
7:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "What to Wear When Yachting"  Hyacinth is thrilled about the opportunity for a weekend on a cruiser. She occupies herself with purchasing the correct yachting gear and plans a nautical light buffet.G
8:00 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Goodnight Mr. Bean"  Not feeling well, Mr. Bean visits the hospital. He bigins to explore the building when he is kept waiting.G
8:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Karen, 6, is preoccupied with the exact location of Satan. Ben falls foul of a hardline soccer referee. Dad is asked to write some propaganda. Mum competes with the supermum next door.G
9:00 pm 
My Family  "Breaking Up Ain't Hard to Do"  Long-time friends Ted and Joanna members are having marital difficulties and may be splitting up. Soon everyone is dividing assets, including Ben and Susan, who each put color-coded stickers on their favorite things, even their grandson, Kenzo.G
9:30 pm 
My Hero  "Mayor of Northolt"  George stands for mayor, promising to fix a broken street light. Piers, his opponent, mistakenly underrates George's effort.G
10:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Bliss Girl"  A new perfume display arrives without the usual accompanying Bliss Girl so Mr. Humphries fills the role for a day.G
10:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "A Deeply Personal Problem"  As Judith and Sandy no longer have boyfriends, Jean enlists Lionel's support in her attempts to cheer them.G
11:00 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Safely abroad, Irene boasts about her new life in Australia - the fabulous weather, the delicious wine, an adorable granddaughter, and a handsome suitor called Vincent - to Vera.G
11:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Cheap Jeep"  Red sends away for a military surplus jeep that shows up in kit form. He also makes decorative pottery using kitchen appliances.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Encuentro (The Encounter)"  In this episode, the program format begins to become more regular, while most of the dialogue is in conversational Spanish.G
12:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Microbial Universe"  The world of microorganisms is diverse and dynamic. All other life forms depend on microbes to make life on earth sustainable. The first program examines the scope and nature of the world of microorganisms and delves into the relationships of microbes to other life forms. D
12:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Unity of Living Systems"  All life has evolved with only two basic architectural styles, procaryotic and eucaryotic whose structure and function are the focus of this program. It also emphasizes the molecular and biochemical similarity of all life. Viruses, the exception to the two basic type theme, are examined in detail. D
1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Magnetic Field"  The law of Biot and Sarvart, the force between electric currents, and Ampere's law. D
1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vector Fields and Hydrodynamics"  Force fields have definite properties of their own suitable for scientific study. D
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  Takes a look at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in memory and retrieved when needed.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  Explores the higher mental processes - reasoning, planning and problem solving - and the "cognitive revolution" that is attracting a diverse assortment of investigators, from philosophers to computer scientists.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Lisa's Choice - Part 2"  Pine Hollow is quarantined by a suspected outbreak of equine influenza. Lisa has to bring Diablo in to establish whether he is the source of he outbreak. Part 2 of 2G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Financial Institutions - All The Same?"  You can have a savings account in one place, a checking account in another, and you can even bank online. Learn about the services offered by different institutions, including investment houses, stock exchanges, payday loan companies, and more. Visit New York City to see how fashion and finance mix. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Tip It Or Dip It"  Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning?. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A World Without Zero"  Why does glamorous Gollywood go ga-ga when a nobody like Mister Z skips town? It's a fiendish Hacker scheme, of course. Because of a poison pen campaign devised by Hacker, Mister Z feels worthless and unwanted. He decides to leave Gollywood, taking his zeroes with him. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup and Bread from Scratch"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. D
6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Primal Grills for a Crowd"  Cook indoors and you often cook solo. Light a grill and you cook for a crowd. This show focuses on grilling for parties. D
6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "The Skelligs, Co Kerry"  NULL
7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Mary May, Woodcarver"  A Charleston woodcarver shows how she creates details of delight. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Springfield, Illinois"  Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. We'll visit Abraham Lincoln's hometown and see what his personal life was really like. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup and Bread from Scratch"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. D
9:30 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Kimchi Chronicles Conclude"  The final episode in the series begins in the ethereal countryside where Marja spends a day with the "Alice Waters of Korea" and learns the authentic way to make kimchi and holiday dishes to celebrate the new year. Marja and Jean-Georges also taste royal court cuisine and Marja visits Sanchon Restaurant in Seoul for a transformative meal of temple cuisine. Marja joins her Korean family in the northern beach town of Sokcho for a picnic and then brings the spirit home to New York for a roast pig celebration with the Vongerichten family. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Asia Express"  Joanne embraces teaching traditional recipes and then showing new ways to use them. She and her student Reggie make mayonnaise and create an Asian inspired meal of tuna burgers with wasabi mayonnaise and Thai cabbage and grapefruit slaw, leaving Reggie wondering if he will ever buy mayonnaise again. Recipes: Grilled Yellowtail Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Thai Cabbage and Grapefruit Slaw. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.G
11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "James A. Baker III and John King"  James A. Baker III (former Secretary of State, author of Work Hard, Study.and Keep Out of Politics) and John King (CNN chief national correspondent). D
12:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Camel"  Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg brave the baking desert to dissect a camel. They uncover the secret of the camel's hump and investigate how its elastic legs, stretchy lips and pedestal (a strange bump on its chest) are among the many surprising adaptations that enable the camel to thrive in such a dry and hostile environment. D
5:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G
6:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Giant Squid"  This series shows experts performing dissection on some of nature's largest animals, including whales and lions. It attempts to uncover the secrets of the animals examined. Joy Reidenberg and Mark Evans fly out to New Zealand to join a team of experts and dissect a rare specimen of a giant squid and a bizarre octopus that inhabits the 'midnight zone' close to a mile deep, where there is no light at all. D
7:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The   This House believes Turkey is a bad model for the new Arab states.G
7:48 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G
11:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Giant Squid"  This series shows experts performing dissection on some of nature's largest animals, including whales and lions. It attempts to uncover the secrets of the animals examined. Joy Reidenberg and Mark Evans fly out to New Zealand to join a team of experts and dissect a rare specimen of a giant squid and a bizarre octopus that inhabits the 'midnight zone' close to a mile deep, where there is no light at all. D

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