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December 31, 2012
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2:00 am 
Do Not Go Gently   Do Not Go Gently celebrates the lives, work and wisdom of three remarkable artists who have maintained their creative productivity well into their golden years. Their stories illustrate the role of creativity and art in contributing to a long, happy, healthy and vibrant life. Narrated by famed newsman (and nonagenarian) Walter Cronkite, Do Not Go Gently follows 82-year-old quilter Arlonzia Pettway, 90-year-old ballet dancer Frederic Franklin and 109-year-old composer Leo Ornstein through a typical day to illuminate their experiences as part of America's fastest-growing age group - men and women 85 and older. D
3:00 am 
Biz Kid$  "The World Is A Risky Place"  Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn the things you can do to protect your business, your assets, and yourself. Meet two young tennis coaches and the owner of "Small Town Skateshop. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Economic Cycles (What Goes Up Must Come Down)"  Trends in the economy go up and down. Learn how trends can affect a business. Discover how you can protect yourself against negative effects and plan for the positive trends. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Down to Earth"  Introduces students to the vast field of geology, using striking visuals to help students begin to appreciate the wonders of Earth.G
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "U.S. Economic Growth"  This episode documents the GNP's greatest achievements and failures since its introduction in the 1930s. D
5:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Misma Sonrisa"  This episode features a look at the folk ballet of Mexico. Roberto rapidly recovers in the hospital and meets with Raquel and Arturo.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Aches and Pains"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Tough Enough/Stars In Your Eyes"  Tough Enough? - Thinking that it'll make him more appealing to Sheriff Lewis, T-Bone decides to "toughen up." T-Bone eventually learns that it's much nicer to be nice than to be tough-and everyone loves him just the way he is. Stars In Your Eyes - Charley gets a new telescope and offers to bring it to Emily Elizabeth's "space" theme party. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve"  This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon"  We Otter Be Friends - After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. But the otter is a faster swimmer, a quicker runner, and a better hider than George. Can George out-otter the otter and get the keys back? Sir George and the Dragon - George is starring in his first play. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "No School Singalong Special!"  Sid wonders what he could possibly do on his day off from school. But when all his friends come over for a play date, they quickly put their science minds together and decide to put on a show in the backyard! They each take turns rocking out as they sing their favorite science songs for a very appreciative audience of Mom, Dad, and Zeke!. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Bugs to the Rescue/Sheep's First Bike Ride"  Bugs to the Rescue - Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it! Ant elicits the help of his insect WordFriends Bug, Bee and Fly to rescue Dog and save the day. Sheep's First Bike Ride - Bear and Sheep both learn to build the word "bike," and Sheep learns how to ride one for the first time in her life. In both cases, it just takes some perseverance. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Springtime!"  Caillou is excited that spring is coming, but is disappointed when he finds out there will be no more snow. Caillou and Sarah find a way to save a patch of snow they find under the porch, but soon learn they can't keep it forever. Mom and Dad are busy with spring-cleaning and Caillou wants to help. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Blame Game and What's Your Name"  The Blame Game: Marcos accidentally breaks an art show project that Melanie has made. Afraid that she will be angry, he doesn't say anything, but then feels guilty. Barney helps him see that honesty and taking responsibility for what we do is always best. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Special Times"  Surprise Surprise - It's the Winter Holidays on Sodor and Thomas is excited because that means it is party time! However Thomas' friends need help. Percy has a cracked coupling rod, Edward's pistons are popping and Stanley has a faulty firebox. Thomas brings them all to the Steam Works to be fixed. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon"  We Otter Be Friends - After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. But the otter is a faster swimmer, a quicker runner, and a better hider than George. Can George out-otter the otter and get the keys back? Sir George and the Dragon - George is starring in his first play. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lights, Camera, Beetles"  Jessica and Hector plan to surprise their cousin with a bug zoo for his birthday party. When Francine steals the prized rhino beetle, it's up to the Electric Company to get it back in time to save the party. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon/Art in the Park"  HELLO NEW YEAR, GOODBYE MOON - It's New Years Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese. Will the new year begin with Two Brains acting on his resolution to feast on a cheesy moon, or will WordGirl be able to stop him in time? Vocabulary Words: Massive, Resolution. ART IN THE PARK - Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Day at the Spa"  (topic: Combinations) - Hacker finds the Krystal of Kalmoor, the powerful orb that will give him eternal power. By possessing the Krystal, Hacker can roam cyberspace and create havoc without having to recharge his power. When the kids and Digit arrive to retrieve the Krystal, they are stymied by a series of switches, levers and buttons. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Fetches The Fetchers"  Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Orlando, FL - Hour Three"  In the final hour from Orlando, appraisers view a circa 1975 aerial photo of the entire Disney property before Epcot was built. Cecil Stoughton, official White House photographer during the Kennedy administration brings a collection of original photographs worth up to $75,000 that document JFK's family life. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Live From Lincoln Center  "One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch"  The New York Philharmonic rings in 2013 with this celebration of the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch. The late composer-conductor was scheduled to conduct this concert before his death in August. Guest star appearances include violinist Joshua Bell, Raul Esparza (Company), Michael Feinstein, Maria Friedman, Josh Groban, Megan Hilty, Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara and Frederica Von Stade.G
9:30 pm 
Downton Abbey Revisited   This special presents some favorite scenes from the series' seasons 1 and 2 to savor before Season 3 begins in January. Key actors and creative staff tell their stories of the depiction of life on an English country estate from 1912 into the 1920s. There are also behind-the-scenes footage and a sneak peak at what is yet to come.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Men Who Swim"  In 2009, Sweden's all-male synchronized swimming team, inspired by classical techniques used by 1950s-era swimmer Esther Williams, entered the first international championship for the sport. The move would require increased training for what started as a weekly escape from the daily grind - and in a year several of them turned 40.G
11:00 pm 
Diana Ross: for One and for All   In 1983 before an audience of thousands of fans in New York's Central Park, the singer gives an all-out performance, even braving a downpour until lightning ends that day's performance. The next day, Diana Ross and her fans return and she performs the entire concert again. Andy Warhol, who attended the storm-tossed concert, said, "The sky darkened and the rain came and it was the most incredible thing I've ever seen. Just the event of the century - her hair blowing and soaking wet ... it was like a dream, like a hallucination, watching this spectacle."G
2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Orlando, FL - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Mennello Museum of Art. Guests share tales and treasures, including a circa 1835 Regency-style �tag�re bought at a yard sale for $20 and a painting by Fern Coppedge worth up to $200,000. Part 2 of 3G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Subaru XV Crosstrek"  Road Test: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Road Test: 2013 Honda Accord Goss' Garage: Winching Safety. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Song for the Letter G"  Elmo, Rosita, and the letter "J" are singing a song about the sound that the letter "J" makes. After the "J" leaves, the letter "G" approaches Rosita and Elmo and tells them that he can make the "juh" sound, too, just like the letter "J", and he can also make the "guh" sound like in the word "gorilla." Elmo and Rosita think it is amazing that "G" can make two sounds! The "G" is upset, though, because he doesn't have a song about him like the letter "J" does. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Good Morning Daniel/Goodnight Daniel"  Good Morning Daniel - It's a typical morning in the Tiger household, and Daniel has to get up for school but his playing and imagining distract him from his routine. Daniel learns that his morning routine helps him be ready in time for Trolley to take him to school. Goodnight Daniel - Tonight, Daniel is pretending to be Super Daniel! But after dinner, he has to follow his nighttime routine even though he would rather play. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Building The Great Cathedrals"  Carved from 100 million pounds of stone, soaring atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Sometimes taking 100 years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain"  Rick presents a 60-minute special that wanders through southern Spain. He visits Sevilla, Cordoba and Granada, takes in flamenco music and dancers, sherry and horses. He explores white-washed hill towns and has fun in the sun on the Costa del Sol, before absorbing a dash of Britain in Gibraltar.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands"  Reaching up to Mexico's northwest corner, Pacific dry deciduous forest extends south all the way to Costa Rica, providing a pathway into Sonora for many widespread tropical plants and birds. This is especially evident in the southern tip of the Sonoran Desert on Mexico's mainland, near Alamos, Sonora. Travel with a group of bird watchers from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum as they journey through coastal and forest habitats in search of some of the rarest birds in the region. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chop Salad, Redfish Courtbouillon, and Strawberry Sorbet. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: A Baltimore Classic - The Civic Club Sandwich"  In this episode, Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she visits an institution of Italian food: Di Pasquale's market. Back in the kitchen, Lidia prepares Spiedini alla Romana, Minestrone, and the Italian-American Civic Club Sandwich. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Mixing history with gardening is always a GardenSMART favorite. Beautiful surroundings, great plants, and great gardens - what's not to like? Tune in for a look back. D
10:00 am 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Simple Summer Supper"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Steakhouse-Style Steak Tips at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for one-hand pepper mills. Then, Chris answers from viewers. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Sonic Youth/The Black Keys"  Elder statesmen of alternative/indie/punk rock, band members re-create the wall of guitars. Then the Black Keys exhibit the muscular, no-nonsense sound of their minimalist blues-rock.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Emperor's New Clothes"  Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Holiday Food Gifts"  A thoughtful gift you make yourself speaks volumes, and food is the present everyone loves! Sara releases your creative spirit by teaching how to make Homemade Marshmallows with a Hot Chocolate Mix. For the wine enthusiast, her Homemade Cheese Crackers pair beautifully with some cheese and wine. Peppermint Bark looks very expensive but couldn't be easier to make. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
4:00 pm 
Breakfast Special 2: Revenge of the Omelets   Rick Sebak celebrates great breakfast spots - like Big Ed's in Raleigh, North Carolina; Post Road Diner in Norwalk, Connecticut; and Square Cafe and Hot Metal Diner in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Then it is off to the Big Island of Hawaii to learn about "loco moco."G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mt. St. Helens Glacier-Caves/High Cascade Springs"  A precarious glacier in the volcano's crater is growing at an unprecedented rate, posing danger to the valley below.G
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Chile - from Seaside to Mountaintop"  Joseph starts his Chilean adventure in the country's capital, Santiago, and then heads into the Andes where he meets up with glacier-trekking ice climbers before descending into the Maipo Valley for wine touring and tasting and then taking in the nightlife and ocean breezes of the port city of Valparaiso. D
9:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Central New Mexico"  Witness the extraordinary flight patterns of migrating snow geese, discover an ice cave hidden in the high desert and learn about animal rehabilitation. Join us as we tour Bandelier National Monument and catch fish in the Jemez mountains. A unique partnership between the U. S. government and Pueblo de Cochiti has preserved an area patterned with unusual rock formations. D
9:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Pony Express Territory"  Following the route of the Pony Express through central Nevada, we celebrate one of the most significant wetlands systems in the American West at the annual Spring Wings Festival. Join us as we tour the historic Eureka Opera House, take a ride on a working railroad and go gem hunting for garnets. Learn about the history of wild horses in Nevada and get an overview of the amazing Great Basin National Park. D
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
2:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Late Adulthood (Ages 60+)"  An examination of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D
4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Games"  Lara pulls her own weight (and more!) when investigating how her tug o'war team can trounce the big kids. New York divers make a splash with a motion analysis investigation. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "The Value of Money"  With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Just Because It's Organic (St. Paul, MN)"  Just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Author and University of MN Assoc. Professor, Dr. Jeff Gillman helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples in a fun and enlightening way. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cheeses/Formaggi"  There's no end to what you can do with cheese, and Mary Ann proves it by combining it into a Four Cheese Pizza, grating it into potatoes for a pan-fried Frico, and shredding, then melting it into a Grana Padano Cheese Basket with Basil Oil Infusion. Cheese? Please!. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Farming with Water"  Seventy percent of the earth's surface is covered with water and so is its most important grain, rice. In this episode of Garden to Table, Allen visits a rice field in the peak of harvest. Allen also tests your grain vocabulary and a guest chef has an ingenious way of removing caramel from a bowl with water. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: The Making of Globe Trekker"  Cameras turn on a GLOBE TREKKER crew on the road to capture how the series is filmed.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hearthstone, Waterfall Island Top"  Roger is getting the plants in despite the rain; the hearth and woodbox are lined with rustic sandstone. Norm visits Paul Grothouse in Pennsylvania to see how he's fabricating the huge butcher block countertop with waterfall edge and dovetail key detail. Richard installs wall-mounted lavatory faucets. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Two Drawer Hall Table"  Simple joints for durable heirlooms. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Allen's Favorites"  Allen picks a few of his favorite topics to discuss in this episode. He talks to experts about antique furniture and blackberries. He also tells us about heirloom tomatoes and white superior potatoes. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Natural Babies"  Michele shares her experiences with their newest little one and talks everything from cloth diapers, the benefits of babywearing, and do it yourself baby foods, to healthy bedding, clothing and toy options. She shows how keeping things simple keeps things healthy, happy and economical. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2"  Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. Tweak your bag patterns to make them more innovative. Learn a smocking technique achieved with yo-yo makers, add a secure zipper closure to an open-top tote, change your bag into a backpack, or add a drawcord top to your tote. D
10:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Maple Valley, Part 3"  Jerry adds intermediate details: trees, moving water, rocks, reflections and eye stoppers. Part 3 of 5G
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Poverty Point"  At the time Ramses II was ruling Egypt, Moses was leading the Israelites from bondage and the Phoenicians were trading along the Mediterranean, Native Americans were thriving at Poverty Point in northeastern Louisiana. Jon Gibson, an expert on the Poverty Point settlement, introduces us to this unique civilization. David Griffing of Poverty Point explains how these early Americans were ingenious in their "hot rock" cooking and demonstrates how to prepare steamed fish. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Fun Food"  Today's show features creating a main course meal that looks like dessert and a Sweet dessert version of another favorite meal. The first segment is a shepherd's pie that looks like a dessert but is really a savory main dish. Then, to the test kitchen for graham cracker bars with Diana Rodriguez in the Busy Mom feature. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Strobe Talbott and David Halberstam"  In a 2002 interview, Strobe Talbott, President, Brookings Institution and former Deputy Secretary of State, sits down with David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning author. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Residences II"  At the Belleaus's dinner table, the aristocratic Hubert de Pinot- Chambrun is belittling low-cost housing for workers. The egalitarian Robert gets hot under the collar.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Residences III"  At the Belleaus's dinner, there is more table talk about real estate. The doorbell rings, and Marie-Laure returns to say it was a fake nun with a big moustache selling raffle tickets.G
2:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Late Adulthood (Ages 60+)"  An examination of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Games"  Lara pulls her own weight (and more!) when investigating how her tug o'war team can trounce the big kids. New York divers make a splash with a motion analysis investigation. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Value of Money"  With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lights, Camera, Beetles"  Jessica and Hector plan to surprise their cousin with a bug zoo for his birthday party. When Francine steals the prized rhino beetle, it's up to the Electric Company to get it back in time to save the party. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Day at the Spa"  (topic: Combinations) - Hacker finds the Krystal of Kalmoor, the powerful orb that will give him eternal power. By possessing the Krystal, Hacker can roam cyberspace and create havoc without having to recharge his power. When the kids and Digit arrive to retrieve the Krystal, they are stymied by a series of switches, levers and buttons. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: Fishing Along America's Eastern Seaboard"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake. D
7:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 2"  NULL
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican-Style Kids' Party"  Fun, kid-friendly and (mostly!) finger food that you'd find at a children's party in Mexico, adapted for American parties at home. A special guest shows up to make dessert! Crazy Corn; Chicken Flautas; Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hearthstone, Waterfall Island Top"  Roger is getting the plants in despite the rain; the hearth and woodbox are lined with rustic sandstone. Norm visits Paul Grothouse in Pennsylvania to see how he's fabricating the huge butcher block countertop with waterfall edge and dovetail key detail. Richard installs wall-mounted lavatory faucets. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond"  Joseph explores Toronto, Canada's largest and most cosmopolitan city with world-class attractions and activities. He bicycles Lake Ontario's shore, kayaks Toronto Islands, and explores the peninsula's wine region.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: Fishing Along America's Eastern Seaboard"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Andrew Zimmern & Cooking Veggies for Kids"  Does your kid turn up his nose when certain green foods cross his sight line? Vegetables can make some kids turn and run for the hills before they even give them a chance. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming joins forces with a man who specializes in close encounters with icky foods to help make "weird" vegetables more appealing to kids. Andrew Zimmern, Mr. Bizzare Foods himself, joins Ming to cook two new dishes your kids will devour: Turkey Spring Rolls with Hoisin-Lime Dipping Sauce with Bacon Brussel Sprouts and Mixed Vegetables and Tofu with a Miso Sabayon. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Poverty Point"  At the time Ramses II was ruling Egypt, Moses was leading the Israelites from bondage and the Phoenicians were trading along the Mediterranean, Native Americans were thriving at Poverty Point in northeastern Louisiana. Jon Gibson, an expert on the Poverty Point settlement, introduces us to this unique civilization. David Griffing of Poverty Point explains how these early Americans were ingenious in their "hot rock" cooking and demonstrates how to prepare steamed fish. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
2:00 am 
Take 2   For more than two decades, saxophonist/clarinetist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen enjoyed both a critically acclaimed musical collaboration and a nurturing father/son-type bond. TAKE TWO traces the final stages of their act following Sifferlen's terminal diagnosis of inoperable prostate cancer. The regional Emmy?-nominated film poignantly explores the musical and interpersonal relationship between these two jazz virtuosos, as they reflect on their decades-long partnership and continue to perform together while facing a painful, yet inevitable, separation. D
2:30 am 
POV  "Granito: How to Nail A Dictator"  A documentary filmmaker, a forensic archivist, a forensic anthropologist, an international lawyer, a Maya survivor and a Nobel Peace Laureate gather clues, evidence and memories of the civil war waged between peasant revolutionaries and military junta in Guatemala in the 1980s. A Guatemalan court recently charged former dictator Efra?n R?os Montt with genocide for his brutal war against the country's Maya people.G
4:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Richard Gere (actor). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Look Ahead to 2013 - The annual discussion of religion stories likely to be in the headlines in the coming year, including faith-based expectations for the second Obama term, major court cases on gay marriage, looming healthcare coverage controversies and new challenges for religious institutions. Host Bob Abernethy, R&E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom analyze the religion and ethics stories they expect to be covering in 2013. D
6:00 am 
The Spartans   A unique social system emerges in ancient Sparta; militaristic, communal and disciplined with state enforced eugenics and euthanasia. It also is the first Greek city to define the rights of citizens. Sparta and Athens become bitter rivals. Sparta finally emerges victorious in its decades-long war with Athens but enters a long period of decline. Part 1 of 3G
7:00 am 
The Spartans   For Athens, Sparta is a frightening place that turns its children into fighting machines. Worse still are Sparta's women: liberated, independent, opinionated, they take an active part in sport, race horses and chariots, celebrate nudity and wield power in the absence of their men. They are unique in the ancient world -- and an affront to Athenian notions of femininity. When war between Sparta and Athens finally comes, it rages for decades and splits the Greek world until on the island of Sphacteria, the reputation for fearlessness of Sparta's famed warriors is shockingly undermined. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 am 
The Spartans   The war between Sparta and Athens reaches a brutal and bloody climax in Sicily. Sparta finally emerges as victorious. Now the most powerful city-state in Greece, Sparta is an imperial power. But under the fascinating, flawed King Agesilaus, the dreams of the Spartan utopia come crashing down. By setting out to create a perfect society protected by perfect warriors, Sparta makes an enemy of change. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Behind The Scenes at POV"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Simon Kilmurry, executive director and producer of the documentary film series POV, during his recent visit to Idaho. They discuss how films are chosen for the series and the state of independent non-fiction film.G
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Look Ahead to 2013 - The annual discussion of religion stories likely to be in the headlines in the coming year, including faith-based expectations for the second Obama term, major court cases on gay marriage, looming healthcare coverage controversies and new challenges for religious institutions. Host Bob Abernethy, R&E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom analyze the religion and ethics stories they expect to be covering in 2013. D
12:00 pm 
The Spartans   A unique social system emerges in ancient Sparta; militaristic, communal and disciplined with state enforced eugenics and euthanasia. It also is the first Greek city to define the rights of citizens. Sparta and Athens become bitter rivals. Sparta finally emerges victorious in its decades-long war with Athens but enters a long period of decline. Part 1 of 3G
1:00 pm 
The Spartans   For Athens, Sparta is a frightening place that turns its children into fighting machines. Worse still are Sparta's women: liberated, independent, opinionated, they take an active part in sport, race horses and chariots, celebrate nudity and wield power in the absence of their men. They are unique in the ancient world -- and an affront to Athenian notions of femininity. When war between Sparta and Athens finally comes, it rages for decades and splits the Greek world until on the island of Sphacteria, the reputation for fearlessness of Sparta's famed warriors is shockingly undermined. Part 2 of 3G
2:00 pm 
The Spartans   The war between Sparta and Athens reaches a brutal and bloody climax in Sicily. Sparta finally emerges as victorious. Now the most powerful city-state in Greece, Sparta is an imperial power. But under the fascinating, flawed King Agesilaus, the dreams of the Spartan utopia come crashing down. By setting out to create a perfect society protected by perfect warriors, Sparta makes an enemy of change. Part 3 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
The Spartans   A unique social system emerges in ancient Sparta; militaristic, communal and disciplined with state enforced eugenics and euthanasia. It also is the first Greek city to define the rights of citizens. Sparta and Athens become bitter rivals. Sparta finally emerges victorious in its decades-long war with Athens but enters a long period of decline. Part 1 of 3G
6:00 pm 
The Spartans   For Athens, Sparta is a frightening place that turns its children into fighting machines. Worse still are Sparta's women: liberated, independent, opinionated, they take an active part in sport, race horses and chariots, celebrate nudity and wield power in the absence of their men. They are unique in the ancient world -- and an affront to Athenian notions of femininity. When war between Sparta and Athens finally comes, it rages for decades and splits the Greek world until on the island of Sphacteria, the reputation for fearlessness of Sparta's famed warriors is shockingly undermined. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
The Spartans   The war between Sparta and Athens reaches a brutal and bloody climax in Sicily. Sparta finally emerges as victorious. Now the most powerful city-state in Greece, Sparta is an imperial power. But under the fascinating, flawed King Agesilaus, the dreams of the Spartan utopia come crashing down. By setting out to create a perfect society protected by perfect warriors, Sparta makes an enemy of change. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
The Spartans   For Athens, Sparta is a frightening place that turns its children into fighting machines. Worse still are Sparta's women: liberated, independent, opinionated, they take an active part in sport, race horses and chariots, celebrate nudity and wield power in the absence of their men. They are unique in the ancient world -- and an affront to Athenian notions of femininity. When war between Sparta and Athens finally comes, it rages for decades and splits the Greek world until on the island of Sphacteria, the reputation for fearlessness of Sparta's famed warriors is shockingly undermined. Part 2 of 3G

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