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May 31, 2012
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

12:30 am 
Newsline   NULL

1:00 am 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G

3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Watch as a teaching evaluator helps a teacher make her classroom more collaborative. Observe a math lesson about decimals and another that shows students using pattern blocks to explore fractions. Visit a classroom where a teacher turns students' mistakes into a teaching strategy. D

4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Birth of a Theory"  Traces origins of the ideas of continental drift and sea-floor spreading, and their contributions to the plate tectonics theory.G

4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity"  This program reveals how the American bureaucracy delivers significant services directly to the people, how it has expanded in response to citizen demands for increased government services, and how bureaucrats sometimes face contradictory expectations that are difficult to satisfy. D

5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Preocupaciones (Worries)"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G

6:00 am 

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Food for Thought/Friends 4ever"  FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools"  The Making of Arthur - Matt Damon guest-stars in animated form as the host of a new series, "Postcards from You." When the Oscar # winning star puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, he sets off a frantic rush among Arthur and his gang to film their lives. Could the experiences of kids in Elwood City really interest a television audience? They'll have to wait and see if Matt Damon thinks so. D

7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Camping Show"  Chris and Elmo are excited to be camping in the woods! They unpack their camping supplies and take out two sleeping bags and two canteens. One sleeping bag and canteen for each of them. Next, they take out four hotdogs and marshmallows. D

11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D

11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged"  Pies, Pies, Pies!: When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone in Word World, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises. Fortunately, he also learns about the letter S and how it can make words plural. Waterlogged: Frog must stay with Pig when his Log sinks, but Frog soon wears out his welcome by being a bad houseguest. D

12:00 pm 
Caillou  "My Family"  Today Caillou learns that being a part of a family is something very special. Dad lends Caillou his old camera and helps him take pictures of every member of their family - including Gilbert. Looking at the photo album, the family remembers when Gilbert was a kitten and first came to live with them. D

12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Playing Games/No, No, No!"  Playing Games - Baby Bop has trouble following the rules and taking turns while playing games. Barney and Riff help her learn how to follow the rules. In the end, Baby Bop and BJ have fun playing together, and Baby Bop learns that rules make games fun for everyone! No, No, No! - It's just "one of those days" for Baby Bop! Every time she turns around, someone is telling her "no!" As her frustration grows, Barney explains that the word "no" can help you avoid making mistakes or getting hurt. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G

1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Puppies"  Animal Junction is invaded by puppies.G

2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. D

3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Sonny Days with a Chance of Showers/Seymour....Right After This"  SONNY DAYS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS - Just when meteorologist, Sonny Days, is about to deliver the eagerly-awaited forecast, The Birthday Girl kidnaps him demanding that he announce her birthday on TV. Will WordGirl be able to free Sonny from the clutches of The Birthday Girl? Is it possible that today could be her real birthday? Vocabulary Words: Precipitation, Meteorologist. SEYMOUR-RIGHT AFTER THIS - When Seymour Smooth delays announcing his new show's winning ticket numbers, Becky gets suspicious. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Peace, Love, and Hackerness"  Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down. D

5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff's Just Fueling Around"  Blossom has organized her own FETCH challenge: Two teams of FETCHers will compete in a 50-mile race, and the team that emits the least amount of CO2 wins. Unfortunately, neither Ruff nor Blossom can enjoy the race because they're handcuffed to each other for the entire episode! But will they be bound (just like Carbon and Oxygen) forever?. D

5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Concerns about the Eurozone heat up as fresh data shows business activity there falls to a three year low. Goldman Sachs holds their annual shareholder meeting. We'll dig into the details with a major banking analyst. D

5:56 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Remember Me"  PC Joe Penhale discretely asks Doc Martin for help when Maggie, Penhale's ex-wife, comes to town, seemingly unaware they are no longer married. Meanwhile, Martin and Louisa's baby is still unnamed, and now they also are facing a state deadline to commit to a moniker.G

8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G

8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G

9:00 pm 
MI-5   When an imprisoned Islamic extremist leader's parole is turned down, he appoints two recently released inmates, one of whom is an MI5 asset, to commit a revenge suicide mission. The handlers kidnap two daughters to ensure the men complete the mission. Meanwhile, Harry seeks proof against Coaver.G

10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Hell and Back Again"  U.S. Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris and his wife, Ashley, share their most intimate and painful moments for this film in order to illuminate what they, and thousands like them, are going through. Severely injured both physically and psychologically, Harris returns from the war in Afghanistan to his home to North Carolina and his devoted wife as he attempts to reconcile the gulf between his experiences at war and his return to civilian life in a country that is often indifferent to his plight. The film includes graphic images of the enemy attack in Afghanistan in which Harris was injured.G

11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

12:30 am 
Midsomer Murders  "Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 1"  A horse whisperer disappears in Newton Magna and a long-standing adversary of Barnaby reappears - ex-con Melvyn Stockard, who claims to be a reformed man only concerned with his daughter's impending marriage. Then a member of the wedding party is found dead in a nearby well. Part 1 of 2G

1:30 am 
Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie   After DOC MARTIN: THE MOVIE but before there was DOC MARTIN the series, there was DOC MARTIN AND THE LEGEND OF THE CLOUTIE. The Doc (Martin Clunes) is in need of a bit of distance from the small village of Port Issac, so when the local real estate agent shows him the ramshackle, middle-of-nowhere property Tregrunnt Farm, it's love at first sight. Problem is the Bowden family from London also have their eye on the property for holiday cottages. D

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Bird's Club"  Big Bird receives an invitation to join the Good Birds Club. On his way to join he sings about how happy he is to be himself. When Big Bird meets the president of the club, he ridicules Big Bird because of his physical appearance. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "That's The Way The Ball Bounces"  Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce! (Educational objective - Elasticity). D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Italy's Veneto & Dolomites"  Graced with charming cities, countryside villas and precious art, this corner of Northern Italy also features a playground of Alpine peaks and meadows. After a spectacular night at the opera in fair Verona's Roman arena, we set out in search of Giotto's colorful frescoes in Padua and architect Palladio's palatial villas in Vicenza and the surrounding countryside. Then we head for the hills and the dramatic peaks and meadows of the Dolomite mountains. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Navigating A Desert Island"  NULL

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Macaroni/Maccheroni"  Cold outside? It's comfort food inside when Mary Ann breaks out the pasta to prepare winter favorites that taste fantastic all year-round, starting with rich and cheesy Baked Ziti, and then her mom's favorite, Baked Macaroni and Cheese Mini-Macs; rich, filling, uncomplicated, and hearty too. Does it get any better than this? No. D

9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Liquid Gold"  Rum was so valuable in the 18th Century that some preferred it as currency. We travel to Guyana where Rum is made and explore the legend of El Dorado. Chef Staib cooks traditional Guyanese dishes using local ingredients. D

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Jacques Pepin & Paner"  You know a cooking technique is a true classic when it can be found around the world. On this episode, you'll find it right here on SIMPLY MING. The French call it "paner a l'anglaise. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Gnocchi and Panzanella"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Gnocchi at Home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for rotary graters. Then, Chris discusses with science expert Guy Crosby the science of soil and its effect on the taste of tomatoes. D

10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Dining Rooms"  Make your dining room a showpiece for decor as well as food. Today we'll dress up these blah dining room walls and learn how to display your favorite items in your china cabinet! Then, Matt teaches some furniture repair tips. Finally, Shari has a surprise project for easy and contemporary entertaining. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Mumford and Sons/Flogging Molly"  Contemporary folk rock is featured first with Mumford & Sons, who perform cuts from their album Sigh No More and new tunes, then by Flogging Molly featuring career highlights.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Camping Show"  Chris and Elmo are excited to be camping in the woods! They unpack their camping supplies and take out two sleeping bags and two canteens. One sleeping bag and canteen for each of them. Next, they take out four hotdogs and marshmallows. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Princess Gwennie Saves The Day"  Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Honey Seekers"  While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. D

3:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   For the first dish, Chef Bob takes people out of their comfort zone and prepares pan-seared beef tongue salad in a white wine mustard green peppercorn cream sauce. This exotic dish is paired well with a Spanish Tempranillo wine from the Rioja region. This wine has hints of fresh ripe berry and licorice smoky nuances that work well with beef tongue With the second dish, Chef Bob teaches Mitchell how to prepare sauteed Colorado dry aged lamb chops over wild mushrooms, roasted garlic and orzo pasta, in lemon thyme brown butter. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G

4:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Amos Lee with Special Guests Calexico"  Amos Lee made a triumphant return to Tucson on a sweltering night in the desert with an epic performance at the historic Fox Theatre. The acclaimed singer-songwriter came back to the city where he recorded his "Mission Bell" album, and invited a number of his friends to join the show, including local heroes Calexico. The 19-song concert ranged from solo showcases to arrangements for a dozen musicians, and featured highlights from Lee's latest album, as well as some of the finest songs from his catalogue. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Pet Rescue"  Faced with watching a dog for friends, George orders an ear-piece from Superhero Monthly to allow him to talk to the animal.G

6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served  "Fifty Years On"  Mrs. Slocumbe's birthday is coming up and she makes it well known. Miss Brahms painstakingly calculates it will be the 50th.G

7:00 pm 
May to December  "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plans"  Jamie is falling in love with Zoe, but hides it from Alec by pretending to fall instead for Hillary. When Alec informs Jamie that Zoe is expecting a baby, Jamie comes down to earth with a bump.G

7:30 pm 
As Time Goes By   While Lionel is content with doing very little slowly, Jean is bringing home work from the office.G

8:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Will Howard Cross The Atlantic Single Handed?"  Because Marina thinks Howard lacks a spirit of adventure, Howard announces he will row across the Atlantic single-handed.G

8:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Bingo Was His Name"  Red has the lodge declared a religion to allow bingo games. Red shows how to customize a car. Bill dabbles in archaeology.G

9:00 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth decides she and her husband, Richard, should spend a weekend at a golfing hotel in order to keep up with the Major and his wife.G

9:30 pm 
Mr. Bean  "Hair By Mr. Bean of London"  On a trip to the hairdresser, Bean is able to pocket some money and make a mess of other people's hair.G

10:00 pm 
Outnumbered   As the family tries to get rid of Auntie Angela, another guest arrives to stay. Mum has to decide what to do about Jake's girlfriend. Ben and Karen discuss dreams, the mafia and trampolining bears.G

10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley 1996 Christmas Special  "Christmas Lunch Incident"  Christmas looms and Geraldine has problems with her sermon and with multiple invitations to Christmas lunch from parishioners.G

11:15 pm 
My Hero  "Pet Rescue"  Faced with watching a dog for friends, George orders an ear-piece from Superhero Monthly to allow him to talk to the animal.G

11:45 pm 
Are You Being Served  "Fifty Years On"  Mrs. Slocumbe's birthday is coming up and she makes it well known. Miss Brahms painstakingly calculates it will be the 50th.G

12:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Cartera (The Wallet)"  This episode introduces words for common articles of clothing. Most of the episode is devoted to Spanish conversation dealing with Raquel's arrival in Madrid.G

12:30 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

1:00 am 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 9. The Professional Teacher"  In this video program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they nurture themselves as professionals: their mentors and heroes, their activities, and the ways they reach out to their peers as they all grow in their careers. Documentary-style footage showcases the myriad ways in which they maintain their professional edge. D

2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Resonance"  Why a swaying bridge collapses with a high wind, and why a wine glass shatters with a higher octave. D

2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Waves"  With an analysis of simple harmonic motion and a stroke of genius, Newton extended mechanics to the propagation of sound. D

3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Haley Or Matthew's Story"  The episode shows the link between healthy, risk-reducing behaviors prior to pregnancy and the well-being of a newborn child. It follows an expectant mother and her husband through the last stages of pregnancy, examining the prenatal environment in which the fetus exists.G

3:30 am 
Human Condition  "Growing Years"  The program identifies major health risks during infancy, early childhood, childhood, and adolescence and discusses preventive strategies that are proving successful in decreasing the likelihood of debilitating illness or injury among children.G

4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "The Saddle Club"  Lisa falls in with Veronica on her first day at Pine Hollow and Stevie and Carole dismiss her as another spoiled rich girl. But when Lisa saves Stevie from Veronica's dangerous prank, Lisa joins Stevie and Carole to form the Saddle Club.G

4:30 am 
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

5:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Paging Dr. Maya"  When a break from school comes, everyone looks forward to frittering away the days doing something fun and enjoyable. Maya's idea of "fun and enjoyable" is helping people. She tries to volunteer at the Community Center bingo game, but ends up accidentally wreaking havoc. D

5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D

6:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Clams"  The Pences show how to find and prepare the best clams as they fix clams steamed with brown butter and pasta with spicy red clam sauce.G

6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Aging Gracefully"  Are botox injections the only way to maintain youthful appearance? Does it all go south as the number of candles on birthday cakes grow? Of course not. While the process is unavoidable, it doesn't have to be devastating. Join Christina as she takes a dip in the fountain of youth. D

7:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Connecting The Dots In America"  NULL

7:30 am 
OpenRoad  "Northwest"  Northwest Nature - 5,000 Bald Eagles accompany Doug on his British Columbian rafting trip, and rangers and residents recount the tragic explosion of Washington's Mt. St. Helens. D

8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Friends: Entertain with a Twist"  Join homeowners Chris and Mindy Johnston of Medford, Mass., on a quest for the perfect deck and watch the transformations made by host Jamie Durie and gardener Kip Anderson. Follow chef Michel Nischan's simple steps to bring color to any party with these crisp appetizers. Shake things up as lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers demonstrates her recipe for a fresh Bloody Mary, perfect for entertaining friends.G

8:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz"  Learn how to make gleaming surfaces, tight joints and crisp moldings through perfect planing. D

9:00 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "3-In-1 Bookcase"  Join the editors from Woodsmith magazine as they show you how to build a beautiful heirloom-quality bookcase. It all starts with a basic plywood case. Plus, you'll learn quick and easy ways to change the look of the bookcase to fit your style. D

9:30 am 
Growing Bolder  "Boomer Babes"  Big River Man - The world's most prolific endurance swimmer is 53-year-old Martin Strel, a man you've probably never heard of. Strel once swam for 84 hours non-stop covering miles 313 miles in the Danube River. His most famous swim is the entire length of the Amazon -- the largest, longest and the most dangerous river in the world. D

10:00 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Simple Pleasures"  The simple pleasure of walking down a trail at daybreak is the wonderful inspiration for this woodland painting. D

10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Hazy Day"  Bob Ross creates a beautiful rocky stream gently rippling through the forest mist -- all in a fantastic oval setting!. D

11:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D

11:30 am 
Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth  "Yara Roberts' Brazil"  NULL

12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Cartera (The Wallet)"  This episode introduces words for common articles of clothing. Most of the episode is devoted to Spanish conversation dealing with Raquel's arrival in Madrid.G

12:30 pm 
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

1:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 9. The Professional Teacher"  In this video program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they nurture themselves as professionals: their mentors and heroes, their activities, and the ways they reach out to their peers as they all grow in their careers. Documentary-style footage showcases the myriad ways in which they maintain their professional edge. D

2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Magnetic Field"  The law of Biot and Sarvart, the force between electric currents, and Ampere's law. D

2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vector Fields and Hydrodynamics"  Force fields have definite properties of their own suitable for scientific study. D

3:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Haley Or Matthew's Story"  The episode shows the link between healthy, risk-reducing behaviors prior to pregnancy and the well-being of a newborn child. It follows an expectant mother and her husband through the last stages of pregnancy, examining the prenatal environment in which the fetus exists.G

3:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Growing Years"  The program identifies major health risks during infancy, early childhood, childhood, and adolescence and discusses preventive strategies that are proving successful in decreasing the likelihood of debilitating illness or injury among children.G

4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "The Saddle Club"  Lisa falls in with Veronica on her first day at Pine Hollow and Stevie and Carole dismiss her as another spoiled rich girl. But when Lisa saves Stevie from Veronica's dangerous prank, Lisa joins Stevie and Carole to form the Saddle Club.G

4:30 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

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Peace, Love, and Hackerness"  Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down. D

6:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Clams"  The Pences show how to find and prepare the best clams as they fix clams steamed with brown butter and pasta with spicy red clam sauce.G

6:30 pm 
Christina Cooks  "Aging Gracefully"  Are botox injections the only way to maintain youthful appearance? Does it all go south as the number of candles on birthday cakes grow? Of course not. While the process is unavoidable, it doesn't have to be devastating. Join Christina as she takes a dip in the fountain of youth. D

7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Connecting The Dots In America"  NULL

7:30 pm 
OpenRoad  "Northwest"  Northwest Nature - 5,000 Bald Eagles accompany Doug on his British Columbian rafting trip, and rangers and residents recount the tragic explosion of Washington's Mt. St. Helens. D

8:00 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Friends: Entertain with a Twist"  Join homeowners Chris and Mindy Johnston of Medford, Mass., on a quest for the perfect deck and watch the transformations made by host Jamie Durie and gardener Kip Anderson. Follow chef Michel Nischan's simple steps to bring color to any party with these crisp appetizers. Shake things up as lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers demonstrates her recipe for a fresh Bloody Mary, perfect for entertaining friends.G

8:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz"  Learn how to make gleaming surfaces, tight joints and crisp moldings through perfect planing. D

9:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "3-In-1 Bookcase"  Join the editors from Woodsmith magazine as they show you how to build a beautiful heirloom-quality bookcase. It all starts with a basic plywood case. Plus, you'll learn quick and easy ways to change the look of the bookcase to fit your style. D

9:30 pm 
Growing Bolder  "Boomer Babes"  Big River Man - The world's most prolific endurance swimmer is 53-year-old Martin Strel, a man you've probably never heard of. Strel once swam for 84 hours non-stop covering miles 313 miles in the Danube River. His most famous swim is the entire length of the Amazon -- the largest, longest and the most dangerous river in the world. D

10:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Simple Pleasures"  The simple pleasure of walking down a trail at daybreak is the wonderful inspiration for this woodland painting. D

10:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Hazy Day"  Bob Ross creates a beautiful rocky stream gently rippling through the forest mist -- all in a fantastic oval setting!. D

11:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D

11:30 pm 
Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth  "Yara Roberts' Brazil"  NULL

12:00 am 
Frontline  "Al Qaeda In Yemen"  Since the death of Osama bin Laden, Yemen has become the hottest front in the war against Al Qaeda. Now, with headlines about a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner, award-winning reporter and FRONTLINE correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels into the heart of Yemen's radical heartland. D

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   What happens if Greece leaves the Eurozone? With no clear answer, U.S. investors are still worried about the future. New York correspondent Suzanne Pratt has the latest on the European summit. D

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men" creator). D

3:00 am 
Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent   GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: FOUL WATER, FIERY SERPENT, the first in a series of public television specials chronicling the devastating illnesses affecting the world's poor, follows a cast of engaging, passionate characters as they confront the disabling parasitic infection known as Guinea worm disease. The film, narrated by Academy Award®-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of three years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. D

4:00 am 
Walking Into The Unknown   The Emmy-nominated documentary WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN traces the intimate journey of an American Indian physician and national health columnist as he navigates the health care system and gains a deeper understanding of himself and his health risks. Dr. Arne Vainio works on the Fond du Lac (Ojibwe) Reservation in northern Minnesota, where his Native patients face grim health statistics. His impending 50th birthday - coupled with his frustration with middle-aged Native men who avoid health screenings - prompts a revelation: he needs to heed his own advice. D

5:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Father Robert A. Sirico"  For many proponents of economic freedom, the liberty to produce or trade goods and services, without undue fetters from the authorities, is the main or even single goal. But to others, morality itself is at stake: in other words, freedom must reverberate throughout a society, not just in the economy. This is the struggle taken up by Father Robert A. Sirico, founder of the Acton Institute, and author of Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy. D

5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Breast Reconstruction"  Treatment for breast cancer can be both physically and emotionally overwhelming. While having reconstructive surgery is a personal choice, knowing the options can help patients better prepare for the future. D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

7:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Monster Python"  In Florida's Everglades "python hunters" are attempting to control the python population (approximately 100,000) through a cull. In this show, experts dissect two pythons: a 9-foot male and a 14-foot female. The program explores the science of slithering, as well as the development of "infra-red goggles" that let the snakes hunt warm-blooded prey in the dark and a flexible jaw that allows them to stretch their mouths around huge prey, including alligators.G

8:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Lost in the Amazon"  This program is a modern day quest to find the truth behind one of exploration's greatest mysteries: what happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett, who went looking for a city of gold -- the Lost City of "Z" -- in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of "newly found" jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. The program unravels the truth of what really happened to Fawcett and shares surprising finds that are causing experts to re-think the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest: a place that before Columbus, may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities. D

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Frank Langella (actor). D

10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men" creator). D

11:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Father Robert A. Sirico"  For many proponents of economic freedom, the liberty to produce or trade goods and services, without undue fetters from the authorities, is the main or even single goal. But to others, morality itself is at stake: in other words, freedom must reverberate throughout a society, not just in the economy. This is the struggle taken up by Father Robert A. Sirico, founder of the Acton Institute, and author of Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy. D

11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Breast Reconstruction"  Treatment for breast cancer can be both physically and emotionally overwhelming. While having reconstructive surgery is a personal choice, knowing the options can help patients better prepare for the future. D

12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

1:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Monster Python"  In Florida's Everglades "python hunters" are attempting to control the python population (approximately 100,000) through a cull. In this show, experts dissect two pythons: a 9-foot male and a 14-foot female. The program explores the science of slithering, as well as the development of "infra-red goggles" that let the snakes hunt warm-blooded prey in the dark and a flexible jaw that allows them to stretch their mouths around huge prey, including alligators.G

2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G

2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

6:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Monster Python"  In Florida's Everglades "python hunters" are attempting to control the python population (approximately 100,000) through a cull. In this show, experts dissect two pythons: a 9-foot male and a 14-foot female. The program explores the science of slithering, as well as the development of "infra-red goggles" that let the snakes hunt warm-blooded prey in the dark and a flexible jaw that allows them to stretch their mouths around huge prey, including alligators.G

7:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Lost in the Amazon"  This program is a modern day quest to find the truth behind one of exploration's greatest mysteries: what happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett, who went looking for a city of gold -- the Lost City of "Z" -- in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of "newly found" jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. The program unravels the truth of what really happened to Fawcett and shares surprising finds that are causing experts to re-think the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest: a place that before Columbus, may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Concerns about the Eurozone heat up as fresh data shows business activity there falls to a three year low. Goldman Sachs holds their annual shareholder meeting. We'll dig into the details with a major banking analyst. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Monster Python"  In Florida's Everglades "python hunters" are attempting to control the python population (approximately 100,000) through a cull. In this show, experts dissect two pythons: a 9-foot male and a 14-foot female. The program explores the science of slithering, as well as the development of "infra-red goggles" that let the snakes hunt warm-blooded prey in the dark and a flexible jaw that allows them to stretch their mouths around huge prey, including alligators.G

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