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October 4, 2012
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
SciGirls  "Horsing Around"  SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition. D
1:30 am 
SciGirls  "Blowin' in the Wind"  SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. D
2:00 am 
SciGirls  "High-Tech Fashion"  With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown. D
2:30 am 
SciGirls  "Science Cooks!"  SciGirl Claire and her friends make comfort foods more nutritious (without sacrificing the delicious). D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel welcomes you to observe K-12 classrooms that will leave you motivated and inspired. Learn how parents can and should get involved in their child's education. Discover a third grade math class full of music and hard-workers, and watch classrooms that have successfully adapted to the new Common Core State Standards. D
4:00 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
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "En El Extranjero (Abroad)"  This episode introduces more words for food and briefly treats Spanish colonial history in South and Central America.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Flow - Version Three"  With Sun salutation A, Sun salutation B, Warrior I, Triangle/Trikonasana, and others. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Good-Bye T-Bone/The Truth About Dogs and Cats"  "Good-Bye T-Bone"--Clifford and Cleo misunderstand a conversation they overhear and think T-Bone is moving away. They vow to make T- Bone's last day on Birdwell Island extra special. They eventually learn to listen to a whole story before jumping to conclusions -- but the good friends enjoy a truly special day nonetheless! "The Truth about Dogs and Cats"--When two cats "move in" to the tree next door to T-Bone, the dogs try everything to get rid of them, but they soon discover that they have no real reason not to like the cats. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib"  Muffy's Art Attack - Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in this episode about art appreciation. When Muffy sees Ganson' s machines, she brags that she can make even better ones . until the artist himself shows her that art is beautiful when created out of self-expression, not competition. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around"  Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Underground/Cat Mother"  Professor Wiseman entrusts George with Lucky, a tiny kitten too young to take care of herself. When George stumbles across a gopher hole in the field near the country house, he suddenly finds himself inside a secret world of underground tunnels.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Story of the Tooth Fairy"  Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered.G
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Long Claws/Tank's Sleep Over"  Long Claws - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mrs. Pteranodon head to the thicket to ask a Therizinosaurus family about their colossal claws. Mr. and Mrs. T strike a pose to demonstrate how they use their claws for self-defense, while their daughter, Teri, shows the kids her favorite practice spot. Tank's Sleep Over - When Tank spends the night at Pteranodon Terrace, the last thing he wants to do is sleep. D
10:00 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
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Birthday/Daniel's Picnic"  Daniel's Birthday - It's Daniel's Birthday! Daniel is very excited to go to Baker Aker's Bakery with his mom to pick out a cake for his party. When they arrive home after a bumpy ride on Trolley, Daniel is disappointed to find that his cake is smushed. It turns out. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Princess Sheep/W Drought"  Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. Although Sheep promises to take turns wearing the crown and being princess, she gets royally carried away playing her role. It is only after she hurts Bear's feelings that Sheep learns that a true princess isn't selfish, but kind and generous instead. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Friends"  Caillou's Grandma is surprised when Caillou tells her he doesn't have any friends. She reminds him about Clementine, Leo, his cat Gilbert, and tells him that even his sister Rosie is his friend. Then, Caillou makes a brand-new friend. 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  "Out and About"  The engines were preparing for the Sodor Kite Gala. Thomas is very excited because he loves kites. Sir Topham Hatt's grandchildren are up on Gordon's Hill with their multi-colored kite. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Underground/Cat Mother"  Professor Wiseman entrusts George with Lucky, a tiny kitten too young to take care of herself. When George stumbles across a gopher hole in the field near the country house, he suddenly finds himself inside a secret world of underground tunnels.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around"  Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout"  Victoria Best - New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky's trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a contest that will thwart Victoria's evil trophy stealing plans. Showdown at the Super Secret Spaceship Hideout - During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his snooze-ray. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Bluebird of Zappiness"  Hacker teams with the CyberSquad to stop his nemesis Ledge from finding the cure to Motherboard's virus.G
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Will They Like The Show? It's A Shoe-In!"  DJ and Sammy head to a sneaker company to design and build more functional footwear while Jay and Sam learn the art of street performing. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney are back on the campaign train but still debating taxes. NBR's Darren Gersh has more on what the candidates are saying about taxes. The feds launch one of the largest crack downs on medicare fraud which leads to arrests from coast to coast. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Out of the Woods"  Mark Mylow is bitten by an adder and suffers a potentially fatal allergic reaction while camping with Al Large. Meanwhile Al's father, Bert, attempts to spruce up his son's new living quarters and the beaches of North Cornwall are being stormed by legions of poisonous fish.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
8:30 pm 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death of a Stranger, Part 2"  DCI Barnaby tries to uncover the connection between the initial death and the later apparent suicide at the same spot, before there can be another murder. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
POV  "Give Up Tomorrow"  Two sisters in the Philippines disappear after leaving work for home. A 19-year-old student is sentenced to death for their rape and murder, despite evidence of his innocence, including 35 witnesses not allowed to testify in his favor. The youth is sent to a gang-run prison where he had been for seven years when two filmmakers in the United States - one a relative by marriage - begin to document his case, exposing cronyism, corruption and class/race conflict in the island country.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Midsomer Murders  "Death of a Stranger, Part 1"  DCI Barnaby returns from a holiday trip to find an unidentified tramp has been beaten to death in the woods near the village of Marshwood. While he was away, Supt. Ronald Pringle, just before his retirement, quickly arrested a local young man. Barnaby's suspicion that the man arrested is innocent is reinforced when there is an attempted suicide at the same spot. Part 1 of 2G
1:00 am 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  It is 1936 and a new family moves into 165 Eaton Place, six years after the Bellamy family moved out following the economic crash. Sir Hallam (Ed Stoppard) and Lady Agnes (Keeley Hawes) Holland hire Rose (Jean Marsh), now proprietor of a domestic employment agency, to assemble a staff. The new servants are soon put to a test during a party that threatens to destroy Sir Hallam's career. Part 1 of 3G
2:00 am 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  A German-Jewish refugee comes to 165 Eaton Place as a maid, prompting a range of reactions from upstairs and down. Her experiences culminate in a crisis tied to the fascist movement sweeping Britain. Part 2 of 3G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Truman's Secret/Skits Monkeys Around"  Truman's Secret - Where has Truman been and why is he acting so weird? He's hiding in the garage, lurking in the shadows. Skits Monkeys Around - Skits loves to watch Malcolm, the blue monkey on TV.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore Germany's most romantic forest.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Vancouver & Victoria, British Columbia"  As Canada's door to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver is a vibrant mix of European heritage and Asian cultures. In this vital, young and dynamic city Rudy explores the mix of cultures that inspires world-class cuisine, a spirited night life and modern Asian shopping centers. Nature is ever present and Rudy visits a temperate rainforest and rides a gondola to the top of a mountain just minutes from downtown. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Life Along The Rio Sonora"  The Rio Sonora in northwest Mexico begins at a spring just south of the U.S. border and cuts through the Sonoran Desert on its way to the Gulf of California near Kino Bay. Life in the Rio Sonora Valley has survived on the river's modest flows for centuries. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "$20.00 Dinner/Venti Dollari Per La Cena"  Mary Ann shows you just how far 20 dollars can go when you're creative about what you're preparing for dinner, starting off with a creamy Farfalle with Gorgonzola Sauce. Second course? Oven-roasted Pork Loin with Apples, followed by an fresh mixed salad, and to polish off this low-cost, high-taste meal, ice-cold, orange-flavored Granita. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Coffee at Colonial Williamsburg"  Colonial Williamsburg is one of the oldest settlements in America, and the British assumed it would become America's capital. Today, visitors can experience an entire village of Colonial life and authentic foods. Chef Staib cooks in Peyton Randolph's kitchen, preparing Chicken Vermicelli Soup, Veal Fricassee and Curried Rice Pilaf. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Janice Wong & Desserts"  Dessert before dinner? Absolutely! It's all the rage at Singapore's 2am Dessert Bar. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and Chef Janice Wong, travel to the outskirts of the city to find inspiration at Oh Farms. With a bag-full of delicious edible flowers and greens, they head back to 2am Dessert Bar where they each whip up a delicious dessert that is not only a feast for the stomach but also the eyes. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Shake and Bake Reinvented"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Nut-Crusted Chicken Cutlets. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews food processors in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate Crisp Pan-Fried Pork Chops at home. D
10:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Eggs"  Want to know how to cook the perfect soft- or hard-cooked egg? Or the fluffiest scramble? Martha shares these and other secrets as she teaches viewers all they need to know about eggs, the world's most versatile protein. Whether you like your egg over easy or sunny-side up, Martha shows you how to prepare them properly every time, with easy-to-master techniques and tips. You'll learn a clever method for frying eggs, a surefire omelet recipe, and the key to a foolproof frittata. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G
12:00 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Long Claws/Tank's Sleep Over"  Long Claws - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mrs. Pteranodon head to the thicket to ask a Therizinosaurus family about their colossal claws. Mr. and Mrs. T strike a pose to demonstrate how they use their claws for self-defense, while their daughter, Teri, shows the kids her favorite practice spot. Tank's Sleep Over - When Tank spends the night at Pteranodon Terrace, the last thing he wants to do is sleep. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Muddled-Up Fairytales"  Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Appetizers for Dinner"  It's Super Bowl time, and for the big game try appetizers - simple foods you can eat with your hands. Sara's got Chorizo Chicken Wings with a secret ingredient - guys will love 'em! Asian-Style Pork Sliders combine juicy pork with the cool crunch of fresh veggies. Beer Batter Shrimp is super crispy yet light and marries well with a zesty Asian dipping sauce. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne"  Rick enjoys Switzerland's urban charms in Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne where he explores artistic treasures and tries out local activities.G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Beachley & Scott. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "The Foresight Saga"  There is a new addition to the Sunday family. Baby Cassie arrives in the world brandishing her mother's appendix. Unlike her brother, she cannot fly but she can talk and foresee the future _ except sometimes she is a bit off the mark.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person"  When Mr. Rumbold is taken ill, Mrs. Slocombe fills in but finds the new post not to her liking.G
7:02 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Going Online"  Jean decides to join the technological age, frustrating Lionel with her enthusiasms for the internet. Lionel's financial woes deepen.G
7:33 pm 
Ladies of Letters   Irene minds the baby as Lesley and Karen go clubbing together. Vera moves with Sabrina into a flat. Vera learns who the baby's father really is from her son Howard.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Damn You Emu"  Dalton starts an emu ranch and gets Red to help him out. Red turns a plumbing breather into an Olympic torch. Ranger Gord has an animated feature that incorporates time travel.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Looking at Properties"  Hyacinth, still determined to find a weekend country place, asks Elizabeth to help her search for one while Richard deals with "Daddy."G
9:00 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "Rag Week"  When Rag Week begins, members of the Gasforth police deal with university students' pranks and bank robbers.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Dad's hangover is made worse as he struggles against a rising tide of superstition, astrology and conspiracy theories that seem to be taking over the family. Ben takes time off from re-enacting the crusades to show a couple of prospective buyers around the house.G
10:00 pm 
My Family  "The Wax Job"  Ben decides to sell his dental practice and take up a hobby, which he finds even more boring. Meanwhile Susan's move up the art gallery ladder leads to more than one fall.G
10:30 pm 
My Hero  "The Foresight Saga"  There is a new addition to the Sunday family. Baby Cassie arrives in the world brandishing her mother's appendix. Unlike her brother, she cannot fly but she can talk and foresee the future _ except sometimes she is a bit off the mark.G
11:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person"  When Mr. Rumbold is taken ill, Mrs. Slocombe fills in but finds the new post not to her liking.G
11:32 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Going Online"  Jean decides to join the technological age, frustrating Lionel with her enthusiasms for the internet. Lionel's financial woes deepen.G
12:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Rescate"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to don Fernando.G
12:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Atrapados"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
1:00 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Human Defenses"  Humans and many animals have evolved multi-level defense strategies to defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. This program examines the three coordinated levels of human defenses using visual analogies, animations, graphics and examples of specific diseases. D
1:30 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbes In Human Disease"  The final program focuses on how microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors that influence disease outbreaks around the globe. The recent outbreaks of the hantavirus are used as examples of our efforts to track infectious disease and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide. D
2:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "A Challenge for Two Old Cities"  Lanzhou: Confluence of Cultures - We travel to the frontiers of Han and Muslim China in the city of Lanzhou.Shenyang: Hope for China's Rust Belt? A previously dynamic industrialcity continues to struggle with modernizing its manufacturing infrastructure.G
2:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Small Farms, Big Cities"  Northern Japan: Protecting the Harvest - Japanese rice farmers battle destructive weather in order to save their crops.Tokyo: Anatomy of a Mega-City - The continuing expansion of the Tokyo megalopolis leads to ever longer commutes and demand for suburban housing.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "High-Tech Fashion"  With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Phipps Conservatory - The Greenest Conservatory in the World"  Pittsburgh, PA. - Over 100 years ago, wealthy businessman Henry Phipps built the Phipps Conservatory as a gift to the city of Pittsburg at the height of our nation's industrial revolution. Today Phipps has become a model for public gardens and conservatories around the world for sustainable building practices, energy conservation and eco-friendly methods. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
6:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Birmingham, Alabama"  The cuisine served by Chef Frank Stitt at Birmingham's Highlands Bar & Grill showcases Gulf seafood, splendid Alabama produce and Southern staples. It's both all-American and very French-as if Alabama were sandwiched somewhere between Mississippi and Provence. Chef Stitt's fine ingredients come from a surprising place: a former parking lot in the middle of town that has been cleansed, refurbished and turned back into farmland. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Off to a Great Start"  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets the tone for how a person will face all of life's little adventures. Christina cooks easy, delicious and healthy dishes that will have viewers getting off to a great start every day. D
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "London"  Rudy roams the Borough Market where locals gather to shop among pyramids of cheese, baskets of oysters and other displays of fresh fish, game and pastries at the site where a market has existed since the 1st century AD. He also visits the ethnic neighborhood of Spitalfields, takes a speedboat ride on the Thames and goes bar hopping in Soho and Camden Town.G
7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Hawaii's Big Island: The Volcanos' Gifts"  The Hawaiian Islands owe their existence to a volcanic hotspot, whose spewings over millions of years have created the archipelago. Yetman climbs over old and new lava flows to observe new lands emerging from the ocean, and observes manta rays flocking at night to the newly created seafloor of the Kona coast.G
8:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Making Marvelous Moldings"  You can make any complex molding you want with simple hand planes - just take it one curve at a time. Bill Anderson and Roy show how to flute your pilasters and carve your cornice for this comely corner cupboard. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Portable Precision - Miter Saw Station"  Save time and money - build your own miter saw station. The Woodsmith editors will show you how to turn inexpensive materials into portable workstation that will make any miter saw safer and more accurate to use. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Urban Oasis"  THE VICTORY GARDEN goes coast to coast today, starting with host Jamie Durie's visit to a city oasis that sits atop the Frank Gehry-designed Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Then, what do the rapper 50-Cent, actress Bette Midler and the Broadway show Wicked all have in common? Victory gardens! All of these folks are working with the New York Restoration Project's citywide effort to grow and eat local. The result? Community gardens are popping up all over the city. D
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 1"  NULL
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Chain Stitch Quilting"  Tote bag with a chain stitched "quilted" pocket; Sew Quick, Sew Easy hidden zipper bag; Lattice ribbon windows Designer Techniques; Hand embroidered buttonhole stitch. Guests: Alicia Welcher, Kathy Barnard, Gloria McKinnon. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Golden Mist Oval"  Bob Ross creates an oval scene with warm brown and gold tones that captures a lonely forest river. D
11:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. D
11:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Zucchini Blossom Risotto & Lemon-Shrimp Risotto"  Joanne's side-by-side instruction gives her student Michael the recipe to make the perfect risotto including a special trick to produce the creamiest results. Recipes: (1) FARMERS MARKET RISOTTO WITH ZUCCHINI AND THEIR BLOSSOMS, (2) RISOTTO WITH LEMON SHRIMP. Student: Michael Procopio - Writer/Waiter. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Rescate"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to don Fernando.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Atrapados"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
1:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Human Defenses"  Humans and many animals have evolved multi-level defense strategies to defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. This program examines the three coordinated levels of human defenses using visual analogies, animations, graphics and examples of specific diseases. D
1:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbes In Human Disease"  The final program focuses on how microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors that influence disease outbreaks around the globe. The recent outbreaks of the hantavirus are used as examples of our efforts to track infectious disease and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Derivatives"  The function of mathematics in physical science and the derivative as a practical tool. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Inertia"  Galileo risks his favored status to answer the questions of the universe with his law of inertia.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "High-Tech Fashion"  With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Bluebird of Zappiness"  Hacker teams with the CyberSquad to stop his nemesis Ledge from finding the cure to Motherboard's virus.G
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Fall Classics"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Pot-Roasted Pork Loin. Chris then discusses the differences between baking soda and baking powder with science expert Guy Crosby. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pork. D
7:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Table Top Display"  Good winemakers need to know how to communicate wine to consumers. In this episode we test their ability to communicate about wine (without using wine) by having them develop a unique "tabletop" presentation that demonstrates the basic characteristics of wine or wine region to the average wine buyer. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Making Marvelous Moldings"  You can make any complex molding you want with simple hand planes - just take it one curve at a time. Bill Anderson and Roy show how to flute your pilasters and carve your cornice for this comely corner cupboard. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Fall Classics"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Pot-Roasted Pork Loin. Chris then discusses the differences between baking soda and baking powder with science expert Guy Crosby. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pork. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "The Hand That Stirred The Pot: African Foods In America"  Burt seeks the origins of peanuts, bananas, watermelon, rice, yams and okra.G
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
12:00 am 
Frontline  "The Pot Republic"  FRONTLINE's primetime monthly newsmagazine returns with three new stories, leading with a timely report from the frontlines of marijuana legalization in California. The bulk of the marijuana consumed in the United States used to come across the border from Mexico, Canada and elsewhere. Now, more than half of it is believed to be home grown in California, where an enormous black market has emerged under the cover of the state's medical marijuana law. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeffrey Sachs (author). D
3:00 am 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Equality of Opportunity"  The panelists explore Friedman's ideas and the possible implications of equality of opportunity and equality of outcome. The panelists include Walter Williams, Matthew Yglesias, Shikha Dalmia, and John Bouman.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ari Berman (The Nation). D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Grief"  After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. D
6:00 am 
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   This special presented by INDEPENDENT LENS is based on the book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Introduced by George Clooney, the episode follows reporter Kristof and celebrity advocate Eva Mendes into Sierra Leone to investigate gender-based violence. In Cambodia with Meg Ryan, Kristof visits a globally known leader in the anti-trafficking struggle. Gabrielle Union joins Kristof in Vietnam to visit former Microsoft executive John Wood, who started Room to Read . Part 1 of 2G
8:00 am 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan's flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan produces more than 90 percent of the world's illicit opium. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs, some with links to the Taliban, to subsidize their crops. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ari Berman (The Nation). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jeffrey Sachs (author). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Grief"  After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. D
12:00 pm 
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   This special presented by INDEPENDENT LENS is based on the book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Introduced by George Clooney, the episode follows reporter Kristof and celebrity advocate Eva Mendes into Sierra Leone to investigate gender-based violence. In Cambodia with Meg Ryan, Kristof visits a globally known leader in the anti-trafficking struggle. Gabrielle Union joins Kristof in Vietnam to visit former Microsoft executive John Wood, who started Room to Read . Part 1 of 2G
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   This special presented by INDEPENDENT LENS is based on the book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Introduced by George Clooney, the episode follows reporter Kristof and celebrity advocate Eva Mendes into Sierra Leone to investigate gender-based violence. In Cambodia with Meg Ryan, Kristof visits a globally known leader in the anti-trafficking struggle. Gabrielle Union joins Kristof in Vietnam to visit former Microsoft executive John Wood, who started Room to Read . Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan's flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan produces more than 90 percent of the world's illicit opium. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs, some with links to the Taliban, to subsidize their crops. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Madrid City Guide"  Adela explores Madrid and takes excursions to see nearby sights.G

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