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3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmozilla"  Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. D
4:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and Skits/Martha Plays A Part"  Martha and Skits - A new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with puppy energy and the desire to chew everything. Martha Plays a Part - Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play.G
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Don't Forget The Leaves"  Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!. D
5:30 am 
WordWorld  "Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast"  Dancing Dog - It's the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog - he loves music. Unfortunately, he can't play an instrument. With the help of his good friend Bear, Dog discovers that anyone can make music! Pig's Big Moonlight Feast - When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don't follow the recipe you may end up "in the soup. D
6:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmozilla"  Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Little Red Hen"  "Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red?G
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D
9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
10:00 am 
WordWorld  "Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast"  Dancing Dog - It's the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog - he loves music. Unfortunately, he can't play an instrument. With the help of his good friend Bear, Dog discovers that anyone can make music! Pig's Big Moonlight Feast - When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don't follow the recipe you may end up "in the soup. D
10:30 am 
WordGirl  "Cherish Is The Word/Granny's Intuition"  Cherish is the Word - It's Valentines Day! All of the kids at school are making special valentines to share with their special friends. But when Victoria Best runs off with all of the cards, will she ruin Valentine's Day for everyone? It's up to WordGirl to swoop in and save the day. Granny's Intuition - According to the local news Granny May seems to be figuring out who's been committing the latest crime sprees that are sweeping the city. D
11:00 am 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
11:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Hibiscus Flower"  In Mexico, it's not uncommon to find both food and water deliciously flavored with hibiscus flowers. Commonly known as jamaica, they have an intensely herbal, fruity taste. Pati shows viewers where to buy these flowers and then shares recipes such as: Jamaica Water; Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pecans and Jamaica Vinaigrette; Steak Tacos with Jamaica and Jalapeno Syrup; Gourmet Jamaica Popsicles. D
12:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Home for the Holidays"  Katie demonstrates how infuse a home with the spirit of the season. In the Kitchen: Mouth-Watering Roasted Turkey, Delicious Garlic Potatoes, and a Quick-and-Easy Apple Crumble. Projects: A wreath made from rope. D
12:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Study -- Reminders of the Past, Part 2"  In this final segment, Jerry shows his students how to use a series of dry brush techniques of various glazes to suggest wood grain. Then using the #4 script brush, he shows how to add the final details, like cracks, knot-holes, highlights, etc. D
1:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Family Favorites"  Grilled Leg Of Lamb; Pork Loin Tournedos With Cream And Calvados; Puerto Rican Pork And Beans; Lamb Navarin. D
1:30 pm 
Pedal America  "In Search of the Raystown Ray - Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania"  Learn the story of The Allegrippis Trail System at Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania as Ira David introduces mountain biking to beginners while hoping to catch a glimpse of this town's version of the Loch Ness Monster. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Nissan Altima"  Road Test: 2013 Nissan Altima. Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL. Goss' Garage: Tires & Ride Quality. D
3:00 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
3:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Calgary & Aboriginal Alberta"  Canada's First Nations culture comes alive at aboriginal sites like "Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump", and her earliest residents are gloriously displayed at the Royal Tyrell Dinosaur museum, where we get a back room tour! We'll get back-to-nature at Waterton International Peace Park, get up close and personal with Tara the buffalo, then delve into Alberta's vibrant 'farm to table' foodie scene in Calgary!. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "West Texas"  In the state capital of Austin, Zay Harding explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He checks out the Alamo at San Antonio, spends a night in a haunted hotel and travels to El Paso where he treks into the desert along the old Butterfield trail. He follows Route 66 in a 1960s Mustang and competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge.G
5:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Strunz and Farah"  Winners of Billboard's World Beat Album of the Year (1992). - Strunz and Farah offer their fiery Latin rhythms backed by hot Afro/Cuban rhythm sections and special guest, violinist Charlie Bisharat (Shadowfax). "Both guitarists are immensely gifted composers, with a masterful grasp of both melody and harmony to say nothing of their phenomenal technique. D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "The Head and the Heart/Gomez"  From Seattle, Washington, the Head and the Heart indie rock group performs tunes from its self-titled debut album. Then British veterans Gomez follow with eclectic modern rock.G
7:00 pm 
Stagestruck: Confessions from Summer Stock   STAGESTRUCK: CONFESSIONS FROM SUMMER STOCK takes a nostalgic look back at the 26-year history of America's first summer stock theater, the Orleans Arena Theatre on Massachusetts' Cape Cod. The one-hour documentary uses dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and engaging interviews with past members to capture the day-to-day challenges and joys of the summer stock experience. Beginning in 1950 and lasting until 1976, temperamental young actors and actresses would live together, work for pennies and do odd jobs in pursuit of refining their craft and creating a professional theatrical production each week. D
8:00 pm 
Infinity Hall Live  "Keb' Mo'"  Contemporary blues musician and three-time Grammy winner Keb' Mo' takes the stage alongside his band of top musicians. With Les Falconer III on drums, Vail Johnson on bass, Michael Hicks on keyboards, Kevin So on keyboards and guitar and Jeff Paris on guitar, mandolin and harmonica, the band's full sound and Mo's incomparable blues style engulf the elated audience. Keb' Mo' - formerly known as Kevin Moore - was born in South Los Angeles to parents from the Deep South. D
9:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Strunz and Farah"  Winners of Billboard's World Beat Album of the Year (1992). - Strunz and Farah offer their fiery Latin rhythms backed by hot Afro/Cuban rhythm sections and special guest, violinist Charlie Bisharat (Shadowfax). "Both guitarists are immensely gifted composers, with a masterful grasp of both melody and harmony to say nothing of their phenomenal technique. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "The Head and the Heart/Gomez"  From Seattle, Washington, the Head and the Heart indie rock group performs tunes from its self-titled debut album. Then British veterans Gomez follow with eclectic modern rock.G
11:00 pm 
Stagestruck: Confessions from Summer Stock   STAGESTRUCK: CONFESSIONS FROM SUMMER STOCK takes a nostalgic look back at the 26-year history of America's first summer stock theater, the Orleans Arena Theatre on Massachusetts' Cape Cod. The one-hour documentary uses dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and engaging interviews with past members to capture the day-to-day challenges and joys of the summer stock experience. Beginning in 1950 and lasting until 1976, temperamental young actors and actresses would live together, work for pennies and do odd jobs in pursuit of refining their craft and creating a professional theatrical production each week. D
3:00 am 
Signing Time!  "My First Signs"  Alex and Leah play in their magical tree house as they share the very first signs they learned. D
3:30 am 
Signing Time!  "Playtime Signs"  Alex and Leah share signs for their favorite play things, as well as the "Magic Words" song, which teaches good manners. D
4:00 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Structure"  Take a closer look at "algebraic structure" by examining the properties and processes of functions. Explore important concepts in the study of algebraic structure, discover new algebraic structures, and solve equations in these new structures.G
4:30 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Classroom Case Studies"  Explore how the concepts developed in Patterns, Functions, and Algebra can be applied at different grade levels. Using video case studies, observe what teachers do to develop students' algebraic thinking and investigate ways to incorporate algebra into K-8 mathematics curricula. This video is for the K-2 grade band.G
5:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "It All Starts with Kids"  Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in the middle of Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids. Together with the kids, Andreas makes a cereal breakfast, a tasty chicken soup, a warming lamb stew and a sweet dessert with pumpkin and yogurt. D
6:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids in the Garden"  Parents will learn to love creepy crawly critters as much as their children with Katie's great projects for a critter grow chart and a lady bug bag. Recipes: garden cupcakes and oven-fried chicken tenders. D
6:30 am 
For Your Home  "Nathaniel'sworld"  Inspired by a funky world map, faux finisher Bob Nulf sets the stage with stripes, clouds and diving bi-planes as Vicki and Sloan turn a little boy's nursery into a big boy's world of discovery. D
7:00 am 
Christina Cooks  "Cooking with Children"  Many kids crave candy, fast food and soda, and as a result, they sometimes suffer from obesity, adult onset diabetes and premature maturation. Christina offers healthy alternatives to processed snacks and fast foods that many kids love to eat. D
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "England - The Lake District"  After hopping a train to the north, the family finds a world of literature awaiting in the English Lake District, an area so abundant with beauty it inspired celebrated authors like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Nathan and Seamus get a chance to explore some of the area stories at the World of Beatrix Potter Museum and the natural surrounds as they bump through the countryside in an off-road adventure, steam down the lake and up the mountains and get to know some of the area's woodland and lake creatures. D
8:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Kids on the Farm  "Walnut Shaking: Chef Michael Mina & Sons-Sacramento Valley & San Francisco, CA"  Michael Mina Restaurants - San Francisco, CA; Carriere Farms - Sacramento, CA Michael Mina is considered by many to be one of the world's best chefs. In this episode, Chef Mina and his two sons, Sammy, age 8, and Anthony, age 4, head to the Sacramento Valley, where the walnut trees are in season and ready for the picking. But picking isn't exactly how they harvest a tree exploding with nuts. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Kids"  Trying to get children to eat their veggies or lend a helping hand in the kitchen? Then join the Katie Brown Workshop as they dedicate this entire episode to great recipes to prepare with kids. D
9:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Magical Morocco"  Joanne shows us just how easily and quickly a deliciously spiced lentil soup can be made when you have the right spices in the pantry. She continues to spice it up with her student John, building a warm Moroccan chicken and sweet potato salad, cooling it off with a cardamom and ginger cocktail she has aptly named the Marrakech 75. Recipes: Spiced Lentil Soup, Warm Moroccan Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad, and Marrakech 75 Cocktail. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Mom & Dad Tsai & Pressure Cookers"  Ming's on top of the world in Napa Valley, affectionately known as the Spring Mountain District where he's joined by his parents, Steven & Iris Tsai. Together they show us the perfect culinary marriage of chicken, duck and wine when they create Coq au Vin and Red Roast Duck with Scallion Pancakes. D
10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Beef Bourguignon"  Thanks to Julia Childs, Beef Bourguignon is probably the most famous French dish in the world. Chef Keller adds some terrific twists to this well-loved dish, and then creates a unique variation. Hubert Keller's Beef Bourguignon.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  NULL
11:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D
12:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 4. Oral Histories"  Oral histories can serve a dual role in the classroom: as a type of literature to be studied in itself and as artifacts that help explain other literary works. This session focuses on how folk songs, interviews, and other oral histories provide alternative views of a text. D
1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Illness and Disability"  Examines chronic health problems and availability of supportive services. Older people discuss how they cope with physical and mental illness and face tough decisions regarding institutionalization and costs of long-term care. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   See how one teacher creatively manages transitions from one activity or location to another while keeping students engaged and learning. Watch students have fun drawing monsters to learn descriptive writing skills. See how 7th graders develop strong conceptual understanding of the often-challenging topic of integer addition. D
3:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "My First Signs"  Alex and Leah play in their magical tree house as they share the very first signs they learned. D
3:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "Playtime Signs"  Alex and Leah share signs for their favorite play things, as well as the "Magic Words" song, which teaches good manners. D
4:00 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Structure"  Take a closer look at "algebraic structure" by examining the properties and processes of functions. Explore important concepts in the study of algebraic structure, discover new algebraic structures, and solve equations in these new structures.G
4:30 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Classroom Case Studies"  Explore how the concepts developed in Patterns, Functions, and Algebra can be applied at different grade levels. Using video case studies, observe what teachers do to develop students' algebraic thinking and investigate ways to incorporate algebra into K-8 mathematics curricula. This video is for the K-2 grade band.G
5:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "It All Starts with Kids"  Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in the middle of Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids. Together with the kids, Andreas makes a cereal breakfast, a tasty chicken soup, a warming lamb stew and a sweet dessert with pumpkin and yogurt. D
6:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids in the Garden"  Parents will learn to love creepy crawly critters as much as their children with Katie's great projects for a critter grow chart and a lady bug bag. Recipes: garden cupcakes and oven-fried chicken tenders. D
6:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Nathaniel'sworld"  Inspired by a funky world map, faux finisher Bob Nulf sets the stage with stripes, clouds and diving bi-planes as Vicki and Sloan turn a little boy's nursery into a big boy's world of discovery. D
7:00 pm 
Christina Cooks  "Cooking with Children"  Many kids crave candy, fast food and soda, and as a result, they sometimes suffer from obesity, adult onset diabetes and premature maturation. Christina offers healthy alternatives to processed snacks and fast foods that many kids love to eat. D
7:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "England - The Lake District"  After hopping a train to the north, the family finds a world of literature awaiting in the English Lake District, an area so abundant with beauty it inspired celebrated authors like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Nathan and Seamus get a chance to explore some of the area stories at the World of Beatrix Potter Museum and the natural surrounds as they bump through the countryside in an off-road adventure, steam down the lake and up the mountains and get to know some of the area's woodland and lake creatures. D
8:00 pm 
Chefs A' Field: Kids on the Farm  "Walnut Shaking: Chef Michael Mina & Sons-Sacramento Valley & San Francisco, CA"  Michael Mina Restaurants - San Francisco, CA; Carriere Farms - Sacramento, CA Michael Mina is considered by many to be one of the world's best chefs. In this episode, Chef Mina and his two sons, Sammy, age 8, and Anthony, age 4, head to the Sacramento Valley, where the walnut trees are in season and ready for the picking. But picking isn't exactly how they harvest a tree exploding with nuts. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Kids"  Trying to get children to eat their veggies or lend a helping hand in the kitchen? Then join the Katie Brown Workshop as they dedicate this entire episode to great recipes to prepare with kids. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lazy Day Breakfast"  First up, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to extra-crispy Buttermilk Waffles. Then, science expert Guy Crosby reveals the science behind browning. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Mom & Dad Tsai & Pressure Cookers"  Ming's on top of the world in Napa Valley, affectionately known as the Spring Mountain District where he's joined by his parents, Steven & Iris Tsai. Together they show us the perfect culinary marriage of chicken, duck and wine when they create Coq au Vin and Red Roast Duck with Scallion Pancakes. D
10:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Sustainable Aquaculture in the Rich Waters of Ensenada"  Two of Ensenada's best seafood chefs, Benito Molina and Alain Genchi, join Rick for a lesson in mollusk farming. Juan Carlos Lapuente of Acuacultura Integral de Baja California takes the trio to the rich coastal waters to see oyster and mussel farming. Along the way, we learn that the quality of these waters is what makes the seafood from this area so outstanding. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)"  How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers.G
3:00 am 
3:30 am 
4:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Health Care Changes: There were celebrations, caution and concern as new provisions that benefit women kick in as part of the Affordable Care Act. Male Boss Surprise: Male bosses may discriminate against female employees if they have stay-at-home wives, a new study indicates. But, most of them don't know they're doing it. D
4:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
5:00 am 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know reports on Chicago's crumbling infrastructure and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial plan to fix it by partnering with business and not raising taxes. Ray Suarez interviews Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, about the scalability of Chicago's infrastructure plan for other cities. D
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The State Visit (Part 2)"  How do American hosts entertain a monarch who has visited nearly every country on earth and dined with 10 U.S. presidents over the course of her 55-year reign? "The State Visit" follows the elaborate preparations as four localities get ready for a visit from the queen. At the site of the United States' first permanent British settlement in Jamestown, Virginia, the chief archeologist brushes up on royal etiquette. D
7:00 am 
Queen & Country  "Traveller"  The queen is head of the 16 realms that make up the Commonwealth. In Perth, Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth is on tour before opening the Heads of Government Meeting, which is especially important for the monarchy. The Commonwealth countries are being asked to change the rules of succession so that a first-born girl may inherit the crown. Part 4 of 4G
8:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Robert Kessler"  Guest: Robert Kessler, Founder, CEO, The Kessler Companies. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a "Great Investor" who has gotten it right before, during and after the financial crisis. Bond manager Robert Kessler explains why he still believes the world is a dangerous place and U.S. D
8:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Shariah Controversy - A growing anti-shariah movement seeks to ban state courts from considering foreign law, including Islamic law. Proponents say this is necessary to protect American security and interests. Opponents say the bans unfairly target Muslims. D
9:00 am 
Barnstorming   In the 1920s and 1930s, gypsy "barnstorming" pilots would set down their single-engine planes in a field and invite farmers, townspeople and children to experience flight for the first time. In 1999, modern-day barnstormers Andrew King and Frank Pavliga revived this tradition when they landed their antique airplanes on an eastern Indiana alfalfa field and treated the farmer's two sons to their first flights. The pilots returned year after year, each time bringing with them other pilots with their own vintage airplanes. D
9:49 am 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D
9:52 am 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
11:00 am 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know reports on Chicago's crumbling infrastructure and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial plan to fix it by partnering with business and not raising taxes. Ray Suarez interviews Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, about the scalability of Chicago's infrastructure plan for other cities. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The State Visit (Part 2)"  How do American hosts entertain a monarch who has visited nearly every country on earth and dined with 10 U.S. presidents over the course of her 55-year reign? "The State Visit" follows the elaborate preparations as four localities get ready for a visit from the queen. At the site of the United States' first permanent British settlement in Jamestown, Virginia, the chief archeologist brushes up on royal etiquette. D
1:00 pm 
Queen & Country  "Traveller"  The queen is head of the 16 realms that make up the Commonwealth. In Perth, Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth is on tour before opening the Heads of Government Meeting, which is especially important for the monarchy. The Commonwealth countries are being asked to change the rules of succession so that a first-born girl may inherit the crown. Part 4 of 4G
2:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Health Care Changes: There were celebrations, caution and concern as new provisions that benefit women kick in as part of the Affordable Care Act. Male Boss Surprise: Male bosses may discriminate against female employees if they have stay-at-home wives, a new study indicates. But, most of them don't know they're doing it. D
2:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
3:00 pm 
European Journal  "A Finnish Village Faces Life Without Nokia"  Greece: Subsidies for Going out of Business - For years, smaller Greek fishermen have been paid to keep their boats in port. The aim was to combat overfishing of the Mediterranean. But the plundering of the seas goes on. D
3:30 pm 
Linkasia   A weekly program from LinkTV. LinkAsia takes viewers into media about Asia, From Beijing to Tokyo, from Seoul to New Delhi and beyond, offering unfiltered insights into one of the most diverse, fast-paced regions of the globe. Each week, LinkAsia brings you a unique half-hour program that combines everything from the official state news from Asia's top television networks to the trends and conversations rising through Asia's blogs and social media. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Suppressing The Vote"  The fight against voter fraud is a solution in search of a problem -- documented instances of voter fraud these days are surprisingly few. Nevertheless, since the 2010 midterm elections, new election laws passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in 14 states have sought to limit voter registration or require photo IDs in order to vote -- identification that for many is too expensive or otherwise difficult to obtain. Such laws, according to a recent report from the Brennan Center for Justice "will make it harder for hundreds of thousands of poor Americans to vote. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Gold Rush Days and Ghost Towns"  Thousands of gold seekers pour into Idaho Territory in the 1860s constructing instant cities in rugged terrain. This look at the past and present of these towns - some only a memory, others active county seats - includes interviews with descendants of the miners of yesteryear.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know reports on Chicago's crumbling infrastructure and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial plan to fix it by partnering with business and not raising taxes. Ray Suarez interviews Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, about the scalability of Chicago's infrastructure plan for other cities. D
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The State Visit (Part 2)"  How do American hosts entertain a monarch who has visited nearly every country on earth and dined with 10 U.S. presidents over the course of her 55-year reign? "The State Visit" follows the elaborate preparations as four localities get ready for a visit from the queen. At the site of the United States' first permanent British settlement in Jamestown, Virginia, the chief archeologist brushes up on royal etiquette. D
8:00 pm 
Queen & Country  "Traveller"  The queen is head of the 16 realms that make up the Commonwealth. In Perth, Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth is on tour before opening the Heads of Government Meeting, which is especially important for the monarchy. The Commonwealth countries are being asked to change the rules of succession so that a first-born girl may inherit the crown. Part 4 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Suppressing The Vote"  The fight against voter fraud is a solution in search of a problem -- documented instances of voter fraud these days are surprisingly few. Nevertheless, since the 2010 midterm elections, new election laws passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in 14 states have sought to limit voter registration or require photo IDs in order to vote -- identification that for many is too expensive or otherwise difficult to obtain. Such laws, according to a recent report from the Brennan Center for Justice "will make it harder for hundreds of thousands of poor Americans to vote. D
10:00 pm 
Linkasia   A weekly program from LinkTV. LinkAsia takes viewers into media about Asia, From Beijing to Tokyo, from Seoul to New Delhi and beyond, offering unfiltered insights into one of the most diverse, fast-paced regions of the globe. Each week, LinkAsia brings you a unique half-hour program that combines everything from the official state news from Asia's top television networks to the trends and conversations rising through Asia's blogs and social media. D
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
11:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know reports on Chicago's crumbling infrastructure and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial plan to fix it by partnering with business and not raising taxes. Ray Suarez interviews Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, about the scalability of Chicago's infrastructure plan for other cities. D
2:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fan Mail/Hooray for Cleo"  Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Emily Elizabeth writes a fan letter to her favorite pop star and discovers - with the help of Mr. Bleakman - that sometimes wishes do come true. (Literacy episode.) HOORAY FOR CLEO - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Honest Cleo withholds information and makes everyone think she's a beachball playing star. D
3:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Mister Rogers Talks About Art"  Mister Rogers plays with clay and then visits potter, Bill Strickland. They make a pot together at the potter's wheel. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the Queen admires the King's portrait Miss Paulificate has made on the back of a jacket, and Lady Elaine uses her boomerang magic to cover all the portraits with play clay. D
3:30 am 
Bob the Builder  "Compromise & Competition"  Scrambler's Best Idea - The machines wonder whose idea will win the school playtime build competition. Scrambler is sure his tree house idea is the best! When the winner is announced, Roley's Timber Trail, Scrambler can't believe it! He decides to build his tree house on his own! Scrambler sneaks off to search for the perfect tree for his tree house, and comes across the materials for the Timber Trail. Surely no one will notice if he takes just a little? Scrambler tries to build his tree house but it's much harder than he thought. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider"  Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers.Nick and Sally are playing soccer when their ball goes through a hole in their net. Luckily Cat's friend Mabel is a spider who knows all about weaving - maybe she can help them!G
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Little Red Hen"  "Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red?G
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D
6:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Helpful Friends"  Charlie & Eddie - Edward wants to show Charlie that he is a really fun engine instead of doing his job. Edward races off to the tracks telling Charlie jokes. A big mistake occurs when Edward takes Sir Topham Hatt's car to the Steam Works by mistake, but Kevin doesn't know how to fix cars, only steam engines. D
6:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Big News/Angelina's Secret Valentine"  Angelina and the Big News - Angelina, Vici, and Marco mistakenly think Ms. Mimi is getting married. They go to great lengths to make her wedding day special - and learn about wedding marches and organ music in the process. In the end, they realize they made a big mistake. D
7:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D
7:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D
8:00 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fan Mail/Hooray for Cleo"  Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Emily Elizabeth writes a fan letter to her favorite pop star and discovers - with the help of Mr. Bleakman - that sometimes wishes do come true. (Literacy episode.) HOORAY FOR CLEO - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Honest Cleo withholds information and makes everyone think she's a beachball playing star. D
8:30 am 
Arthur  "Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success"  Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?. D
9:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and Skits/Martha Plays A Part"  Martha and Skits - A new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with puppy energy and the desire to chew everything. Martha Plays a Part - Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play.G
9:30 am 
Curious George  "Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order"  Curious George's Home for Pigeons - Compass may be a homing pigeon but sometimes he has trouble finding his way home. Out of Order - When George sees a very nice lady leaving packages behind everywhere she goes, he figures she must be very forgetful.G
10:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
10:30 am 
Super Why!  "Jasper's Cowboy Wish"  Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero. . D
11:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D
11:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Abby's Tricycle"  Abby is preparing to ride her very first tricycle! She has her basket, helmet, and her friend Elmo, but Abby doesn't know how to ride a tricycle. Elmo suggests that Gordon teach Abby since Gordon was the one to teach him. Gordon teaches Abby about all the different parts of a tricycle; the seat, handlebars, and pedals. D
12:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D
1:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast"  Dancing Dog - It's the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog - he loves music. Unfortunately, he can't play an instrument. With the help of his good friend Bear, Dog discovers that anyone can make music! Pig's Big Moonlight Feast - When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don't follow the recipe you may end up "in the soup. D
1:30 pm 
Caillou  "The World Around Me!"  Caillou is excited when Miss Martin takes him and his friends to the park for some special activities. They have a beanbag race, but the rules are not easy to grasp, and the kids have a few comical mishaps in the process. Caillou discovers that you don't always have to win to be proud of yourself. D
2:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Big Brother Rusty: China"  Barney's excited to find out that Rusty's family is adopting a new baby girl from China; however, Rusty feels differently. He's not sure if he's going to be a good brother, and he doesn't know much about China. Barney takes him, BJ and Baby Bop on an adventure to China where he can learn more about his new sister's heritage. D
2:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
3:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Best Times!"  Sir Topham Hatt announces that the library is holding a special story time for all the children. He needs an engine to deliver the storybooks. Thomas is so excited that he has been chosen for the special that he doesn't wait to for the books to be tied in place. D
3:30 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order"  Curious George's Home for Pigeons - Compass may be a homing pigeon but sometimes he has trouble finding his way home. Out of Order - When George sees a very nice lady leaving packages behind everywhere she goes, he figures she must be very forgetful.G
4:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and Skits/Martha Plays A Part"  Martha and Skits - A new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with puppy energy and the desire to chew everything. Martha Plays a Part - Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play.G
4:30 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Cherish Is The Word/Granny's Intuition"  Cherish is the Word - It's Valentines Day! All of the kids at school are making special valentines to share with their special friends. But when Victoria Best runs off with all of the cards, will she ruin Valentine's Day for everyone? It's up to WordGirl to swoop in and save the day. Granny's Intuition - According to the local news Granny May seems to be figuring out who's been committing the latest crime sprees that are sweeping the city. D
5:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
6:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "Return to Sensible Flats"  The kids and Digit use line graphs to find out why the town of Sensible Flats is out of water.G
6:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "A Whole Flock of Cheese"  Chet has gone on a cheese craze, replacing everything in the doghouse (including the furniture) with cheese-inspiring Ruff to send Emmie on a cheese-themed challenge. Meanwhile, Ruff is searching for his long-lost parents and decides to employ the help of a carrier pigeon. He sends Jay and Rubye out to learn about carrier pigeons and then compete in a race against one!. D
7:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fan Mail/Hooray for Cleo"  Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Emily Elizabeth writes a fan letter to her favorite pop star and discovers - with the help of Mr. Bleakman - that sometimes wishes do come true. (Literacy episode.) HOORAY FOR CLEO - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Honest Cleo withholds information and makes everyone think she's a beachball playing star. D
7:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success"  Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than he does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?. D
8:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and Skits/Martha Plays A Part"  Martha and Skits - A new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with puppy energy and the desire to chew everything. Martha Plays a Part - Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play.G
8:30 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order"  Curious George's Home for Pigeons - Compass may be a homing pigeon but sometimes he has trouble finding his way home. Out of Order - When George sees a very nice lady leaving packages behind everywhere she goes, he figures she must be very forgetful.G
9:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
9:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Jasper's Cowboy Wish"  Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero. . D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D
10:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Abby's Tricycle"  Abby is preparing to ride her very first tricycle! She has her basket, helmet, and her friend Elmo, but Abby doesn't know how to ride a tricycle. Elmo suggests that Gordon teach Abby since Gordon was the one to teach him. Gordon teaches Abby about all the different parts of a tricycle; the seat, handlebars, and pedals. D
11:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D

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