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May 5, 2012
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1:00 am 
Wonders of the West  "Channel Islands"  Just off the coast of California are a group of islands often referred to as the "Galapagos of the U.S." Board a boat with us and explore this unique area as we find common dolphins, sea lions, blue whales and humpback whales. Learn some endangered species "success stories" of some of the animals that inhabit these islands. D

1:30 am 
Wonders of the West  "Autumn In Southwestern Utah"  The vivid colors of fall are at their best in Zion National Park. Join us as we hike to the Emerald Pools and discover a herd of desert bighorn sheep. Follow a buffalo herd, isten to the haunting calls of male elk, and fish a high mountain stream to see the vibrant colors of spawning brook trout. D

2:00 am 
Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age   This documentary looks at how nature - an increasingly rare influence on today's children - is essential to their health and development. The film focuses on ways that nature supports cognitive and physical development, creativity, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness - and to inspire action to get our children out of doors.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G

3:30 am 
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

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D

5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Humpty Dumpty"  Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement.G

6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Rock & Roll Easter!"  It's springtime and that means it's time to hunt for Easter eggs in the backyard. Explorer Sid searches under every bush and behind every tree, and he finds all the eggs Mom and Dad have hidden. But wait, he also found. D

6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bugs to the Rescue/Sheep's First Bike Ride"  Bugs to the Rescue - Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it! Ant elicits the help of his insect WordFriends Bug, Bee and Fly to rescue Dog and save the day. Sheep's First Bike Ride - Bear and Sheep both learn to build the word "bike," and Sheep learns how to ride one for the first time in her life. In both cases, it just takes some perseverance. D

7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Plumber's Helper/Curious George Takes a Hike"  George brings some new toys in the tub and a few of them spiral down the drain, causing a clog.G

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Show Me The Honey/Migration Vacation"  Show Me the Honey - Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey. Migration Vacation - The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Emperor's New Clothes"  Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D

10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Jules Quest"  Jessica discovers an ancient scroll that leads her on a scavenger hunt throughout the neighborhood. Will the scroll lead Jessica to hidden treasure. or an even bigger surprise?. D

10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. D

11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bugs to the Rescue/Sheep's First Bike Ride"  Bugs to the Rescue - Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it! Ant elicits the help of his insect WordFriends Bug, Bee and Fly to rescue Dog and save the day. Sheep's First Bike Ride - Bear and Sheep both learn to build the word "bike," and Sheep learns how to ride one for the first time in her life. In both cases, it just takes some perseverance. D

11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Bampy Battles Bots/Truth, Revision, and the Lexicon Way"  Bampy Battles Bots - The Botsfords couldn't be more excited to have Bampy, Becky and TJ's grandfather, visit! Becky is thrilled to see him until he tells her that he used to fight robots better than WordGirl. When Tobey invents the ultimate invincible robot, will Bampy be able to help WordGirl save the day? Truth, Revision, and the Lexicon Way - Mr. Big tries a new form of mind control by taking over the school's newspaper, the "Daily Rag". With his misleading articles and city-wide contests, Mr. Big threatens to reveal WordGirl's secret identity. D

12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G

12:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "From Lobster to Chocolate Clams: A Delicious Feast in Magdalena Bay"  Rick and local guide Luis Garduno of REDTours venture out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay. They catch up with local lobster fishermen and learn about sizing lobsters. Then they watch as clam divers haul up the local chocolate clams from the bottom of the bay. D

1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kitchen Confidential: The Nuts and Bolts of a Kitchen Renovation"  The second episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the kitchen in Katie's Connecticut home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D

1:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Structuring Your Painting, Part 2"  This is an intense session on how to use reference materials forming a composition and creating a painting. This lesson teaches you to compose on your own work and to create a focal area versus a painting with a definitive center of interest. The composition design moves the viewer into the painting and directs their attention to the focal area without stopping or distracting them. D

2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. D

2:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Future of Shopping"  Burt discovers how shopping kept the original 13 colonies together during the Revolutionary War. He goes online to check out cyber-shopping at a virtual antique store and an Internet car business before interviewing Meg Whitman, president of eBay.G

3:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bighorn Release, Photogeology, Willamette Valley Fen"  This follow-up on 60 years of bighorn restoration in historic sheep country near the John Day Fossil Beds finds one group of rams who took a wrong turn. A tour of Jordon Craters and Leslie Gulch exposes the wonders of Oregon geology.G

3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Infiniti Jx"  Road Test: 2013 Infiniti JX. Road Test: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8/Charger SRT8. Goss' Garage: Underhood & Undercar Gadgets. D

4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D

4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Patagonia, Chile - Dolphins, Fjords, & Rainforests in Aysen"  In this two-part episode, we explore a truly off-the-beaten-path region of Patagonia. In Aysen, where the main highway is mostly unpaved, travel is rugged, the scenery intoxicating - waterfalls tumble over lush mountainsides, wild flowers carpet riverbanks and dolphins frolic in pristine fjords - all of nature's wonders crammed into one destination. We've done our best pack it all into two episodes!. D

5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories"  Trekker Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. Then chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.G

6:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Grascals. D

7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Miranda Lambert/Jeff Bridges"  The multiple award-winning Lambert performs her greatest hits, followed by actor Bridges in his music television debut.G

8:00 pm 
Lennon Sisters: Same Song, Separate Voices   Join the Lennon Sisters, television's greatest sister act, for this joyful and exuberant song filled career retrospective based on their bestselling autobiography "Same Song Separate Voices." This all new musical documentary is a celebration of the Lennon Sisters 55th anniversary in show business and a dazzling journey through the great American songbook of the classic pop hits of the 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond.G

9:00 pm 
Front Row Center  "T-Bone Burnett Presents: The Secret Sisters w/ Elvis Costello and Jakob Dylan"  The Secret Sisters, singing siblings Laura and Lydia Rogers, showcase their beautiful harmonies and classic country/folk sound in a supper club atmosphere performing originals from their recent self-titled album as well as some of their favorite covers. They are joined by legendary guests T-Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello and Jakob Dylan. D

10:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Grascals. D

11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Miranda Lambert/Jeff Bridges"  The multiple award-winning Lambert performs her greatest hits, followed by actor Bridges in his music television debut.G

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