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October 31, 2013
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5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Recuerdos (Memories)"  This episode covers the history of San German and its importance as an agricultural center in Puerto Rico.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Breath"  With cat rolls, Laura's Series, Jathara Parivarttanasana, Moon rise and others. D
6:30 am 
Clifford's Puppy Days  "The Halloween Bandit/An Honest Spin"  The Halloween Bandit - When the dessert buffet is raided at the apartment building's annual Halloween party and havoc is wreaked by a small puppy, all the evidence points to Clifford. But the small red puppy is supported by his loyal animal friends and, of course, Emily Elizabeth. Using a bit of detective work, the animals unmask the real culprit - a stray little puppy that sneaked into the party. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Hic Or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright"  Hic or Treat - D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won't go away. No matter how much advice she gets from Arthur and his friends, she just can't find the right cure. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
8:00 am 
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest   Halloween's almost here! Hang onto your hats! It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first George needs to figure out what he's going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D
9:30 am 
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
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Count Tribute"  The Count is running late to accept his Noble Prize for Counting. His friends on Sesame Street try to stall the judges by pretending to be him and solving a counting problem. Educational Objectives: Mathematics. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Katerina's Costume/Dress Up Day"  Katerina's Costume: Daniel and Katerina are at Miss Elaina's Museum-Go-Round to make their costumes for Dress Up Day. While Daniel and Miss Elaina know exactly what they want to be, Katerina is having a harder time deciding on just the right costume. Eventually she comes up with a very clever idea! Dress Up Day: It's Dress Up Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and it's time for the annual main street parade! The children visit all the stores, showing off their fancy costumes and receiving different stickers from their neighbors. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Halloween Spooky Science Special"  It's Halloween time and Sid and his friends have dressed up in the spookiest and scariest costumes possible. Sid is a bat with big fangs. May is a spooky black cat. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween"  It's Halloween in Storybrook Village and Pig is so frightened, he won't go Trick or Treating with his friends! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Little Ghost, who's a bit of a scaredy cat himself, to teach him there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Fall Is in the Air"  Autumn brings fresh cool air and fun surprises. Caillou and Rosie have a ball playing in the piles of fallen leaves in the backyard. Come October, Caillou and Dad make a jack-o-lantern, Grandma bakes her grandkids a pumpkin pie, and Caillou goes trick-or-treating as an astronaut. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Spooky Charms"  The Phantom Express - James tries to scare Percy by telling him that there's a ghost at Ulfstead Castle. Stephen reassures Percy that there is no such thing as ghosts, but James comes to the castle to try to scare them. Percy and Stephen end up falling into the moat! When James hears them whistling, he believes his own story and scares himself! Percy's Lucky Day - After a couple of mishaps, Percy feels like he has too much bad luck. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Katerina's Costume/Dress Up Day"  Katerina's Costume: Daniel and Katerina are at Miss Elaina's Museum-Go-Round to make their costumes for Dress Up Day. While Daniel and Miss Elaina know exactly what they want to be, Katerina is having a harder time deciding on just the right costume. Eventually she comes up with a very clever idea! Dress Up Day: It's Dress Up Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and it's time for the annual main street parade! The children visit all the stores, showing off their fancy costumes and receiving different stickers from their neighbors. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest   Halloween's almost here! Hang onto your hats! It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first George needs to figure out what he's going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. D
3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham"  Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday.and the city. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Halloween Howl"  The CyberSquad must "divide and conquer" in order to rescue the Mayor from Hacker's clutches and save Castleblanca's big Halloween Howl party, which all the little monsters are looking forward to. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Blossom Bawls While Ruff Has A Ball with Balls"  Ruff is trying to market "Ruffball," a brand new game that's supposed to sweep the nation! Unfortunately, Ruffball is interesting for only about six seconds. Ruff sends Talia and Liza to meet with a physics teacher to learn how to make Ruffball a little more exciting; and he sends Sterling to a stadium to learn how to broadcast a baseball game on the radio. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, October turned out not to be a scary month for investors - but some big names are starting to use the "bubble" term. NBR will take a look at the bull and bear cases for your money. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Perish Together As Fools"  Louisa and Aunt Joan come knocking on Martin's door before office hours. Louisa has had a medical scare and wants Martin's reassurance that everything is fine. P.C. Penhale's older brother Sam, who arrives unannounced, appears to have an undiagnosed condition causing problems with his memory and coordination.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Rec Tech"  Whether producing custom jet boats, some of the world's best-known knives, high-end fly fishing reels or calorie-packed and great-tasting energy bars, the people leading Idaho's recreation technology companies share one characteristic: They love Idaho's great outdoors. This episode features the adventurous men and women behind these innovations.G
8:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Kenya: Masai Mara and El Karama"  Art goes eye-to-eye with thousands of wildebeest and zebra during the Great Migration of East Africa. An old friend and bush pilot helps him capture aerial patterns of the herds and flocks of flamingos.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 
Death In Paradise   After a shot is fired at a charity fundraiser, Malcolm Powell is discovered dead in his study. Malcolm's personal assistant Vicky believes she knows who the culprit is - a mystery man who had an appointment with Malcolm and was seen arriving and then fleeing the scene. The man's abandoned car is found but the vehicle reveals no other clues.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Colder"  With his humor and zest for discovery, host David Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale to make stuff colder.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Florence"  Rudy visits the great museums and landmarks, then beats the crowds in peaceful Oltr'arno across the river.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape"  In this episode, host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero make their way through the arid, desolate and windswept Patagonia landscape. The travelers make part of the trip on horseback along the Chilean/Argentine border, taking time to observe the glorious flight of the graceful Andean condor. They also stop in the city of Calafate, the gateway to Glacier National Park, and observe a local folklore performance group dancing and making music. D
8:30 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Flat Breads All Day"  Breads don't need to rise in order to shine. Lauren shows how easy it is to bake Homemade Flour Tortillas, Flat-Bread Sesame Crackers, Fried Indian Bread. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Star Spangled Banner"  In honor of our national anthem, Chef Walter Staib celebrates the Star Spangled Banner at Ft McHenry with a red white and blue feast: Eel and Mussel Chowder, Smoke Pheasant en Croute, Roasted Veal Shank, and for dessert, Bread Pudding with Black Currants. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Wine & Tapas"  Seafood and the Azores go hand in hand, and on today's episode of Simply Ming, Ming gets right into the thick of things when he travels to the beautiful area of Caldeira do Santo Cristo. Here with the help of a local chef, Ming will help harvest limpets and clams to come up with two unique dishes. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Just Desserts"  Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious sweet desserts featuring "Double-Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing," the perfect indulgence to please any chocolate fan. Then "Luscious Little Carrot Cupcakes" are a 'two-in-one' baked treat that serve as a flavorsome breakfast muffin too. "Almondy Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Chocolate Chips" are a delightfully crisp and satisfying cookie confection. D
10:30 am 
Chef's Life  "Tomatoes....You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey"  Mary Vaughn shows Chef Vivian the old-timey way to can tomatoes. Vivian prepares for a Southern Foodways Alliance luncheon at the restaurant where food enthusiasts from around the country are coming to study BBQ, and Vivian plans to serve them the "ultimate tomato sandwich.". D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Vampire Weekend/Grizzly Bear"  The spotlight shines on two indie rock groups with Vampire Weekend playing songs from its latest recording Modern Vampires of the City, while fellow New York act Grizzly Bear highlights its album Shields.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Count Tribute"  The Count is running late to accept his Noble Prize for Counting. His friends on Sesame Street try to stall the judges by pretending to be him and solving a counting problem. Educational Objectives: Mathematics. 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 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Aye Aye!/Trick Or Treat"  Aye Aye! - Nick and Sally are making Halloween masks, but they want to make them really scary. Cat takes them to meet Aiya, the Aye Aye, in the forest of Spookywoowoo. Aiya shows them, that even though he may look scary - his big ears, huge eyes and long fingers help him to find food. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Slumber Party Pooper /Line Lessons with Lady Redundant Woman"  Slumber Party Pooper - Becky finally convinces her parents to let her have her first slumber party. But who invited Eileen, A.k.a. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "I'm Cheating On You"  How does Sara get great food on the table every night with no effort at all? She cheats! Lucky for you. she'll reveal all her tricks and secrets in this episode. She'll show you fast Sticky Buns without the yeast, a way to bake risotto instead of stirring it with Baked Risotto with Red Wine, Sweet Potatoes and Duck Confit and cheaters Wonton Ravioli stuffed with spinach, ricotta and mozzarella. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Majesty of Madrid"  Rick tours the lavish Royal Palace, enjoys art-packed museums, and looks deep into Picasso's greatest masterpiece. Experiencing the Spanish city at its fun-loving best, he is mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munches on pigs' ears.G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Johnny Possum Band; Special Consensus. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Pilot"  Nurse Janet longs to see Thermoman again who rescued her when she was blown into the Grand Canyon while on vacation. Dr. Piers Crispin and Janet's mother just want her to marry the eligible doctor. No one suspects that an odd hypochondriac Irishman called George Sunday is really Thermoman.G
6:30 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Space Ace"  When Yorkshire's leading astronaut has had too much to drink, a surprising substitute appears.G
7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "The Picnic"  Judy, Jean's daughter, is besotted with Lionel while Alistair is smitten with Jean. Lionel and Jean hope the younger pair will hit it off together.G
7:31 pm 
The Cafe  "Stags Or Hens"  It's the night before their wedding, and Ava and Richard are having their "hen" and "stag" events. Sarah and Richard end up alone on the beach and reminisce - and wonder if there is still a spark.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Gas Shortage"  A crisis results when Possum Lake's only gas station closes. Red converts the Possum van into a huge gas tank.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Boyfriend"  Convinced Emmet is too overawed by her personality to invite her to join the cast of a musical, Hyacinth invites him to coffee and bursts into song.G
9:00 pm 
May to December  "Anything You Can Do"  Alec and Zoe discover they both love old musicals. They decide they need to know more of one another's professions and interests. Alec punishes himself on the squash courts and Zoe bores herself rigid in the gallery of local law courts.G
9:30 pm 
My Family  "The Abi Habit"  According to Susan, abstinence makes the heart grow fonder. While Janey looks at having it thrust upon her, for Abi, it seems like a longer-term commitment.G
10:00 pm 
My Hero  "Pilot"  Nurse Janet longs to see Thermoman again who rescued her when she was blown into the Grand Canyon while on vacation. Dr. Piers Crispin and Janet's mother just want her to marry the eligible doctor. No one suspects that an odd hypochondriac Irishman called George Sunday is really Thermoman.G
10:30 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Space Ace"  When Yorkshire's leading astronaut has had too much to drink, a surprising substitute appears.G
11:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "The Picnic"  Judy, Jean's daughter, is besotted with Lionel while Alistair is smitten with Jean. Lionel and Jean hope the younger pair will hit it off together.G
11:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Stags Or Hens"  It's the night before their wedding, and Ava and Richard are having their "hen" and "stag" events. Sarah and Richard end up alone on the beach and reminisce - and wonder if there is still a spark.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Trees (Atlanta, GA)"  By focusing all the do's and don'ts of proper tree pruning we take the fear out of making that first cut and show you how to keep your trees looking their best. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
6:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Winter Celebration"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a menu to serve for a jolly seasonal soiree. This vibrant meal features sensational "Fancy Stuffed Shells" cooked with "Dad's Marinara Sauce." On the side, "Quick Spinach Salad" adds appeal to this gala menu. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "The Great Soup Makeover"  Soups.ya' gotta love them! They're easy to make and heartwarming, but oh, all that fat! But hang on.creamy doesn't have to mean cream. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Four Great Cities of Europe"  Maxa visits London, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels, showing how to experience a bustling hub of commerce and the arts in a 24-hour visit.G
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Ireland - Tracing Ancestry in the Northwest"  In Ireland's northwest region, The family discovers their roots and hunts for the ancient castle of their ancestor, infamous Grace O'Malley, the Pirate Queen. After searching the wilds of the Connemara where they encounter a true Irish traffic jam - sheep in the road - our host family finds refuge at a farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, ironically enough owned by the O'Malley family. In their ancestry search, the family discovers the true meaning of heritage as they learn about the potato famine, sit in on a traditional music session and finally reach Clare Island and the home of Grace O'Malley. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Timbers"  The HOMETIME team hangs timber frame trusses over the great room. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Contoured Keepsake Box"  A small project, like this keepsake box, is a simple project that you can see the Woodsmith editors build step-by-step. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Trends: Get on the Cutting Edge of Your Garden with these innovative ideas"  Host Jamie Durie picks plants that can cope with pollution for city gardens. Lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers visits the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Attic Upfit, Part 1"  NULL
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Button Academy"  Creating decorative buttons for garments and accessories; Sew Quick, Sew Easy button embellishment for tennis shoes and flip flops; Antique Technique on tucked sleeve bands; Designer Techniques for shaped yokes and bodices. Guests: Hope Yoder, Kathy Barnard. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Under Pastel Skies"  Look out over a valley lake with Bob Ross to the view of majestic mountains under calm colored skies. D
11:00 am 
Taste This!  "Best Lobster Rolls in the City"  Join Chef Joe as he travels through NYC and Redhook, Brooklyn, on the hunt for the best lobster rolls. Lobster rolls wouldn't taste the same without Truffle French Fries! When he returns back to the test kitchen, Chef Joe creates his own lobster wraps and pasta dishes!. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Warm Crawfish and Artichoke Salad, Ragout of Crawfish over Fresh Pasta, and Crawfish Pies. D
12:00 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
12:30 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 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Disease and History: Typhoid Mary and the Search For Perfect Control"  This workshop looks at the history of infectious disease in America, particularly typhoid, diphtheria, and polio, and their "conquest" by medical research and public health regulation. With the aid of contemporary medical journal articles and New York City health records, the onscreen participants investigate the medical and civil liberties issues exemplified by the case of "Typhoid Mary" Mallon. Facing off as either Board of Health officials or friends of Mary Mallon, workshop participants debate the typhoid carrier's fate.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Conservation of Momentum"  What keeps the universe ticking away until the end of time?. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Harmonic Motion"  The music and mathematics of periodic motion. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "FDR and the Depression"  Professor Brinkley continues his story of twentieth century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is at FDR's side and, in many respects, ahead of him as the decade unfolds. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "World War II"  America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died, and survived it, including members of his own family. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "No Crying In Baseball"  The teams compete to design an onion-dispenser for a hot dog vendor at a minor league ballpark.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How to Achieve Your Financial Goals"  Join us and you'll learn to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what's left over to reach your financial goals. You'll see the importance of starting young, while time is on your side. Meet some high school entrepreneurs who started a sports business. D
5:00 pm 
Wishbone  "Bone of Arc"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Samantha becomes the heroine of the boys soccer team while Wishbone becomes her ally. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Halloween Howl"  The CyberSquad must "divide and conquer" in order to rescue the Mayor from Hacker's clutches and save Castleblanca's big Halloween Howl party, which all the little monsters are looking forward to. D
6:00 pm 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Button Academy"  Creating decorative buttons for garments and accessories; Sew Quick, Sew Easy button embellishment for tennis shoes and flip flops; Antique Technique on tucked sleeve bands; Designer Techniques for shaped yokes and bodices. Guests: Hope Yoder, Kathy Barnard. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Under Pastel Skies"  Look out over a valley lake with Bob Ross to the view of majestic mountains under calm colored skies. D
7:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Dressing and Emulsions"  Homemade dressings far outshine any store-bought varieties, and Martha will show you how easy it is to make your own. She starts the lesson with a delicious shallot vinaigrette prepared two ways: whisked directly in the bottom of a salad bowl and shaken in a small jar. She also makes a creamy blue cheese dressing - just the thing for drizzling onto a wedge of iceberg lettuce. D
7:30 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "A Sicilian Meatloaf & Cake with Rum Sauce"  Meatloaf when done right can be a work of art, something worthy of the finest restaurant. Chef Stellino re-interprets a fabulous Sicilian recipe from his youth and prepares a Sicilian Stuffed Meatloaf. Then seals the deal with an incredible chocolate butter cake, dripping with the most luscious and buttery rum sauce. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Timbers"  The HOMETIME team hangs timber frame trusses over the great room. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florence: Heart of the Renaissance"  Rick explores the city that is the home of the Renaissance and birthplace of the modern world, taking in works of art and architecture before climbing the dome that kicked off the cultural movement. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Miami, Florida"  Miami Florida is a sophisticated, subtropical city on the same latitude as the Sahara Desert. It has been described as the American city of the future. There's fun in the sun but there's also a major infusion of performing arts. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Family Favorites"  Grilled Leg Of Lamb; Pork Loin Tournedos With Cream And Calvados; Puerto Rican Pork And Beans; Lamb Navarin. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chicken Classics, Improved"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Skillet Chicken Fajitas. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortillas, and test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the best Classic Chicken Salad. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite new kitchen gadgets. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Remembering Julia"  Sara pays tribute to her mentor, Julia Child, by cooking favorite dishes from their years together on Julia Child and More Company and Good Morning America. With lots of never-before-seen photos and archival footage, Sara whips up her versions of Julia's French favorites such as Broccoli and Goat Cheese Souffleed Omelet, Fish Meuniere and Chicken Cassoulet. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Best Lobster Rolls in the City"  Join Chef Joe as he travels through NYC and Redhook, Brooklyn, on the hunt for the best lobster rolls. Lobster rolls wouldn't taste the same without Truffle French Fries! When he returns back to the test kitchen, Chef Joe creates his own lobster wraps and pasta dishes!. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florence: Heart of the Renaissance"  Rick explores the city that is the home of the Renaissance and birthplace of the modern world, taking in works of art and architecture before climbing the dome that kicked off the cultural movement. Part 1 of 2G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Breast Cancer In Young Women"  Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. D
6:00 am 
Room to Breathe   Room To Breathe is a surprising story of transformation as struggling kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation. D
7:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Graduates"  This two-part special examines the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students who are part of an ongoing effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population. These student profiles offer a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing many Latino high school students, including over-crowded schools, crime-ridden neighborhoods, teen pregnancy and pressure to contribute to the family finances. D
8:00 am 
Frontline  "The Retirement Gamble"  Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the special "Money, Power and Wall Street," FRONTLINE raises troubling questions about how America's financial institutions protect our savings. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   J.J. Abrams (filmmaker/writer). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   William Friedkin (director). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Breast Cancer In Young Women"  Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. D
12:00 pm 
Room to Breathe   Room To Breathe is a surprising story of transformation as struggling kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation. D
1:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Graduates"  This two-part special examines the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students who are part of an ongoing effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population. These student profiles offer a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing many Latino high school students, including over-crowded schools, crime-ridden neighborhoods, teen pregnancy and pressure to contribute to the family finances. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Summit Idaho"  Cameras capture four groups of mountain climbers who reach the summits of four Idaho mountain peaks - Vienna Peak in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Gilmore Peak in the Lemhi Mountain Range, He Devil in the Seven Devils Mountains, and Scotchman Peak in Scotchman Peaks of the Panhandle. The steep assents in winter and summer culminate in magnificent views of four different Idaho terrains.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Morris Dees"  Marcia Franklin talks with human rights activist Morris Dees, the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Dees, an attorney, is known for his cases against white supremacist groups. He led the civil lawsuit in 2000 against Richard Butler and the Aryan Nations in Idaho which ultimately bankrupted the group. Franklin asks Dees to reflect back on that case, talks with him about the other human rights issues in which he has been involved since then, and asks him how he views the civil rights landscape at this time in American history.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Colder"  In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. Cold. D
6:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Mack Truck"  The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane. D
7:00 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
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, October turned out not to be a scary month for investors - but some big names are starting to use the "bubble" term. NBR will take a look at the bull and bear cases for your money. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Mack Truck"  The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane. D

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