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12:30 am 
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

1:30 am 
Yellowstone: Land to Life   Filmmaker John Grabowska presents a lyrical interpretation of the geologic story of Yellowstone. Formation of glaciers, mountain ranges and the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano provide a sweeping saga. A short concluding film "Yellowstone's Cascade Corner" features the portion of the national park that lies in Idaho and is filmed and produced by Idaho Public Television.G

2:00 am 
Secrets of the Manor House   Peer through the stately walls and peek beneath the servants' stairs to learn about life within the British Manor House in the early years of the 20th century. Mounting financial, political and social pressures already lie in wait to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants. This special program covers the background of the British titled class in Edwardian times, the realities for servants, the concept of the entail, the growing influence of American wealth, and the impact of World War I.G

3:00 am 
MI-5  "Thou Shalt Not Kill"  With 20 missing bombs and an American woman suspected of being a pro-life terrorist, this British spy thriller kicks into high gear. Rachel goes undercover to lure in friends of the woman. Tom protects the case from the Americans, who want to take over. The MI5 team locates a doctor who may be the next target. Now it is a race against the clock.G

4:00 am 
William and Mary   A run of bad luck leaves William and Mary facing financial ruin.G

5:00 am 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "The Land of the Ancient Greeks"  The actress and tour guide begins at the Parthenon, built 2,500 years ago. Her travels in the southern regions of the country take her from Athens to the Peloponnese, visiting mythical and historic sites. She meets noted Greek singer, Nana Mouskouri, who demonstrates the perfect acoustics of an ancient amphitheater. Part 1 of 4G

6:00 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

6:30 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D

7:00 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

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Quack Hatches An Egg/The Whatchamacallit/Pocoyo - Sneaky Shoes"  Quack decides that a baby duck would make his pond even more perfect than it already is. What on earth is a "whatchamacallit?" Peep, Quack, and Chirp are determined to find out. Then, Pato, Pocoyo and Elly are having fun doing running and jumping competitions: except Pato is taking it very seriously. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D

8:30 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

9:00 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

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Rainforest Games/Stargazing"  Rainforest Games - On a trip to Brazil, Franny learns about the rainforest and nocturnal animals. Stargazing - Franny travels to Hawaii, where she learns about the constellations and stars. D

10:00 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

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 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

11:30 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

12:00 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

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "The Shrimp Boat"  Roger and Sarah Bansemer visit the port of Tarpon Springs, the sponge diving capital of the world. Roger paints a shrimp boat and Sarah explores the rich heritage of the unique Florida Gulf Coast town. D

1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Splendid Stitchery-Jenny Hart, author of Embroidered Effects & founder of Sublime Stitching"  Jenny Hart teaches all about hand embroidery, and then embellishes a garment with an easy design. D

2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Pinwheels Plus"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to make two half-square triangle units at once using a special ruler. They will also demonstrate how to get secondary designs by rotating the blocks. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Workshop"  The HOMETIME crew devises sophisticated tool storage systems and builds a custom workbench. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Router Bit Cabinet"  Storing and protecting expensive tools is a necessity in every shop. The Woodsmith editors show you a quick and easy way to build a handy wall-mounted case for your router bits. D

3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 2 of 10"  Host Kevin O'Connor arrives to find builder Andy Tiplady with the house wide open, his foundation in place and framing underway. The new open floor plan requires structural steel that gets bolted and then welded in place. With the steel installed and high winds already kicking up, Andy and his crew button up the house for the impending bad weather, which turns out to be Hurricane Irene. D

4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to San Francisco to upgrade a neglected urban patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to hang a heavy mirror on a wall. D

4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Lawn Care (Arlington, VA)"  The impression that lush lawns require high inputs of synthetic chemicals to keep them looking good is a myth. We visit a private estate to see a major test case by the University of Maryland to show that lush green grass is possible and how you can have that lawn of your dreams organically. D

5:00 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

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   As the second season of shows begins, William and Mary are about to be married. William is cooking up a few surprises for Mary for when they come out of the church following the ceremony.G

7:00 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

8:00 pm 
Garrow's Law   Garrow defends two men accused of destroying silk looms in an act of industrial sabotage. With a perilously thin defense, Garrow must persuade a skeptical jury of their innocence. Love and loyalty compete with fear and betrayal in the brutal surroundings of the 18th-century Bailey.G

9:00 pm 
War  "Pride of Our Nation"  (June 1944-August 1944) On June 6, 1944 (D-Day), 1.5 million Allied troops embark on the invasion of France and succeed in tearing a 45-mile gap in Hitler's Atlantic Wall. Allied progress from there is measured yard-by-dangerous-yard. In the Pacific, Saipan is the costliest Pacific battle to date. Dreaded War Department telegrams arrive on doorsteps at home. By mid-August, the Germans retreat from France. Part 4 of 7G

11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond"  Joseph explores Toronto, Canada's largest and most cosmopolitan city with world-class attractions and activities. He bicycles Lake Ontario's shore, kayaks Toronto Islands, and explores the peninsula's wine region.G

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