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September 4, 2012
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12:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Coyotes/Crater Lake Dying Forest/Green Building"  Coyotes move into urban areas. Scientists seek to determine what is killing the white-bark pine forests of Crater Lake.G

12:30 am 
Travelscope  "Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage"  Cruising with the PTV at Sea group on the luxurious Regent Seven Seas Mariner, Joseph travels through Alaska's Inside Passage with stops in Prince Rupert, BC, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka, Alaska for scenic and cultural experiences. D

1:00 am 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "Mount Olympus and Beyond"  In the mountainous region of northern Greece, Joanna discovers an area rich with ancient stories and legends. She encounters a women's rude fortune telling festival with origins dating back to Homer. She explores the otherworldly landscape of Meteora, where Orthodox monks still inhabit the monasteries in the sky. Part 4 of 4G

2:00 am 
Color of Conscience   Idaho Public Television producer Marcia Franklin looks at the 25-year history of Idaho's modern human rights movement. She documents the 1981 creation of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations and the group's efforts to confront the messages and activities of the Aryan Nations near Hayden. The film uses archival footage, as well as interviews with human rights leaders, victims of prejudice and hate crimes, and a former neo-Nazi skinhead.G

3:00 am 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Ford Focus Electric"  Road Test: 2012 Ford Focus Electric. Road Test: 2012 Mitsubishi I. Goss' Garage: Ethanol & Classic Cars. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Wild Nature Survivor Guy"  Wild Nature Survivor Guy is accustomed to surviving in the wilds of nature and thinks he needs to "survive" out on Sesame Street. Elmo and Rosita are confused. He is not alone and he's not in the middle of nature, but he is convinced nature is all around them! First, Wild Nature Survivor Guy finds a tomato plant and bites into a ripe tomato. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Birthday/Daniel's Picnic/Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  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

6:00 am 
Nature  "Fellowship of the Whales"  A female is born to a humpback whale in the waters of Hawaii; cameras follow the pair for the youngster's first year. From Hawaii, they travel to summer feeding grounds in the cold seas off Alaska's southeast coast. The youngster meets danger and friends, learns lessons she will need as an adult. When mother and offspring return to Hawaii, the young whale is ready to set out on her own.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "France's Champagne Region"  The Champagne region of France bubbles over with fine wine, gourmet cuisine, picturesque towns and gothic spires. We base in Reims, home of the historic cathedral where French kings were crowned. From Reims, we tour wine country, visiting champagne producers both large and small. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Pilgrimage to a Party"  Many Mexicans consider San Francisco a "true" saint - one who delivers the "miracles" and "promises" that thousands of faithful make with him every year. But he demands that they live up to their end of the vow, which for most involves a pilgrimage. The Desert Speaks follows the faithful as they travel by foot and on horseback (some more than fifty miles) to the church in Magdalena de Kino, Sonora to pay homage to San Francisco in the hope that he may transform their lives. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Handmade Fresh Cheese/Formaggio Fresco Fatto A Mano"  Boston Mozzarella Co. owner Giuseppe Argentieri invites Mary Ann to his factory, to visit with master cheese-maker Maria Cubellis, who shapes and forms mozzarella balls faster than the eye can see. She gives Mary Ann enough to go nella cucina - in the kitchen -- to prepare Burrata with Roasted, Marinated asparagus, Scamorza Cheese Casserole, Telephone Wires, and tops off this cheese festival with a lighter-than-air, Whipped Ricotta Parfait with Cherries. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Hersonisos and Ag. Nikolaos"  Eva makes a day trip to a little island with a unique history and explores a teaching museum while Chef Yianni makes kalitsounia, bakaliaros with revithia and rakomelo. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Cinnamon"  Mexico is now the largest importer of cinnamon in the world - but how is it used there that's so special? Just how different is the Ceylon cinnamon used in Mexico from the Cassia cinnamon of Southeast Asia? This show will look at how cinnamon traveled from Asia to Mexico and how you use it in delicious foods today, like: Horchata: Rice and Cinnamon Drink; Amarillito Mole with Chicken; Cinnamon Chochoyotes: Corn Dough Dumplings; Cochinitos: Piggy Shaped Cookies. D

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

10:30 am 
Garden Smart   Plants for sun, plants for shade; what works, even thrives, in each situation? GardenSMART is back on the road visiting experts who tackle these always-important issues. Beauty and knowledge combine into a "do not miss" show. D

11:00 am 
Artist Toolbox  "Jason Alexander"  In this episode, join host John Jacobsen in the beautifully-remodeled Saban Theatre in Los Angeles as he attempts to crack up classic funny-man Jason Alexander, perhaps best known as George Costanza from the ground-breaking sitcom, "Seinfeld." While having such a successful show often typecasts actors for the rest of their careers, Alexander talks about breaking the mold and forging a career based on craft, training and ambition. Having enjoyed an active career on the stage for the past twenty years, including his Tony Award-winning performance in Jerome Robbins' Broadway and the Los Angeles production of The Producers with Martin Short, he has also appeared in numerous films, including Pretty Woman. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "The New Medellin"  Despite its notoriety as the home of drug baron Pablo Escobar, Medellin is a modern, thriving city nestled in a scenic mountain valley. Host Jacob Edgar tours a local hip-hop school and community center in the Aranjuez neighborhood that provides a positive outlet for inner city youth. He also enjoys a virtuoso freestyle display by local hip-hop collective Crew Peligrosos, a private performance by reggaeton superstar J-Balvin in his luxurious penthouse apartment and a visit to El Cielo, one of Colombia's most inventive restaurants. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  Just as Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "An Apatosaurus Adventure/Nature Art"  The Pteranodon kids visit the Jurassic Time Period to meet Apollo Apatosaurus, a huge, long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur who likes adventure. Apollo loves to whip his long tail, and does so as he leads the kids on a pretend adventure to find a hard-to-reach tree with yummy, delicious leaves! Mrs. Pteranodon cleans out the clutter from the family nest and the kids are amazed at the pile of stuff - leaves, flower petals, pieces of wood, and shells. Tiny stops Mom from throwing out all the stuff, determined that she and Buddy, Tiny, and Don will find a use for it all. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Beach Day Mystery"  Whyatt and the other fairytale buddies have found a clue leading to treasure and they need a little help! So the superhero readers fly into The Beach Day Mystery where they set off on a swashbuckling scavenger hunt adventure filled with clues, pirates, and of course, treasure! Will Super Why and his friends be able to outsmart the trickiest pirate of them all? Educational Objectives: To learn how to figure out clues. Kids will follow the alphabet, rhyme with AIL words, and use the power to read to change the story!. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy"  Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moorish Idols"  Paint the vibrant Moorish Idols of the sea moving through the weightless ocean.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   A viewers' favorite compilation show from past episodes on how to play signature intros and identifiable parts to memorable tunes. These include Bradley Sowash's "The Twilight Zone," five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit's "Linus And Lucy" and Karl Propst's "The Addams Family Theme." Other featured guests include David Tolley, Andy LaVerne, Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Bobby Floyd. D

4:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "Dreams, Visions and Realities"  Human beings have always been fascinated by their dreams, and have long debated their meaning, purpose and significance. As scientists investigate the chemical and biological origins of dreaming, many indigenous cultures explore their dreams as a deeply spiritual connection that links humanity with the core of all life. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau invites Jungian psychologist Dr. Stephen Aizenstat and Aboriginal elder "Yidumduma" Bill Harney into a conversation about dreaming as a connection to meaning in life. D

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "A Walk to Beautiful"  Three village women in Ethiopia, who suffer from devastating childbirth injuries, walk to a new future at a distant hospital in Addis Ababa. There they find solace and a chance for new lives.G

7:00 pm 
Dying to Live   Some 20 people die in the U.S. every day while waiting for transplant orgrans. This film tells the stories of four people who are struggling to stay alive while waiting to reach the top of a long list.G

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Don't Forget"  Alda investigates how people create memories and how, with age, memories become slippery, elusive and may vanish. Technology reveals Alda's brain at work as he memorizes names and faces. He discovers how ice water can boost memory and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted.G

9:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "Dreams, Visions and Realities"  Human beings have always been fascinated by their dreams, and have long debated their meaning, purpose and significance. As scientists investigate the chemical and biological origins of dreaming, many indigenous cultures explore their dreams as a deeply spiritual connection that links humanity with the core of all life. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau invites Jungian psychologist Dr. Stephen Aizenstat and Aboriginal elder "Yidumduma" Bill Harney into a conversation about dreaming as a connection to meaning in life. D

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "A Walk to Beautiful"  Three village women in Ethiopia, who suffer from devastating childbirth injuries, walk to a new future at a distant hospital in Addis Ababa. There they find solace and a chance for new lives.G

11:00 pm 
Dying to Live   Some 20 people die in the U.S. every day while waiting for transplant orgrans. This film tells the stories of four people who are struggling to stay alive while waiting to reach the top of a long list.G

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