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4:00 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
4:30 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
5:00 am 
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
6:00 am 
America Revealed  "Made in the U.S.A."  America remains the number one manufacturing nation in the world, and Yul Kwon meets the men and women who create the world's best and most iconic products. He also explores the notion of nuts and bolts evolving into the ideas and information underlying a new economy. Part 4 of 4G
7:00 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
7:30 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
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Silver Falls State Park, Sharp-tailed Grouse, House Spiders"  SHARP-TAILED GROUSE - Once extinct in Oregon, the Columbian sharp-tailed grouse is making a comeback in Wallowa county. HOUSE SPIDERS - We enter the lair of the spider to learn alot more about the fierce predators that invade our homes. SILVER FALLS STATE PARK - Take a leisurely seven mile hike and see oneof the greatest collections of waterfalls in Oregon. D
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Fort Collins - Kansas City"  In Fort Collins, Colorado, Calvin, Tina, and Vanessa stop to have a pint with Jennifer Orgolini, Sustainability Director, and Bryan Simpson, Media Relations Director, of New Belgium Brewing Company. The team then proceeds to Kansas City to interview Greg Carroll, CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Across town, they are also able to connect with Michelle Dreher, printmaker, owner, and operator of Two Tone Press. D
9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, GA - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta. Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword, originally belonging to the guest's great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Emperors of Antarctica"  The camera follows the Emperor penguin's breeding cycle in the hostile environment of Antarctica where the males take over the grueling, four-month vigil of egg-warming through the winter darkness.G
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories"  Trekker Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. Then chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this month's "HELP WANTED" edition, Need to Know explores "The View From Main Street" - how one small town in Washington state is coping with the economic crisis; An interview with Joshua Foust, a Fellow at the American Security Project, a columnist for The Atlantic, and a contributor to the Need to Know website, about the state of the war in Afghanistan and current U.S. exit strategy; From Need to Know's "American Voices" series, Dan Savage, a nationally syndicated sex advice columnist and co-creator of the "It Gets Better" project, a social media movement which helps prevent suicide among LGBT youth, looks at the effects on the military since "Don't Ask Don't Tell" was repealed. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "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
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pacific Crest Trail/Bug Chicks"  A father-daughter team hikes the more than 2,600 miles of Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada in a single summer. Then two entomologists want people to think differently about bugs.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G
5:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G
6:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
7:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, GA - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta. Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword, originally belonging to the guest's great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
11:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
4:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Owns The Novel?"  This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. D
5:00 am 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Ayuthaya Ruins, The 2nd Capital of Thailand"  Grilled Eggplant Salad, Fried Snapper with chili sauce, Shrimp Panang and Hom Mali Rice are served.G
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
6:30 am 
Equitrekking  "Jordan: Wadi Rum, Aqaba & Jerash"  Host Darley Newman travels throughout the small, Middle Eastern country of Jordan to experience culture, history and adventure. While in the capital city of Amman, Darley's local guide Ibrahim leads to a bustling downtown market and shopping district. In an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour, viewers learn about the history and characteristics of the Arabian breed in Darley's interview with HRH Princess Alia at the Royal Stables in Amman. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an insulation contractor to show the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts. Then Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repoint a fieldstone foundation. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Victory Junction"  With a lot of help from her friends, Vicki creates a much needed lounge space for the bighearted counselors of Victory Junction, a camp for children with extremely debilitating diseases. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
9:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "The Great Cover Up"  Fons and Porter share their techniques for making a quilt as you go quilt and dressing up the seams with giant rickrack. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Seasonal Secrets"  Learn how to paint fall pumpkins, Christmas poinsettias and other seasonal projects to welcome your guests. Then learn how to create a clutch purse to accessorize your holiday outfits. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Show Stoppers"  Bridget Lancaster updates a lost recipe and shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Monkey Bread. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews toasters, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of decaf coffee. Finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making a Dutch Baby at home. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Francisco and Napa: Soupy In San Francisco"  NULL
11:00 am 
Ethics In America  "Politics, Privacy, and the Press"  What conduct on the part of a public official is relevant to "the public's right to know?" Panelists from both sides, including Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, Peter Jennings, Mike Wallace, and Geraldine Ferraro, debate this issue.G
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Is This Going to Count?"  Assessment does not compete for valuable teaching time; it is teaching time. This workshop shows how embedding assessment into everyday curriculum turns performance tasks into learning activities. Well-designed assessment allows teachers to shape subsequent instruction according to what their students have and have not understood. D
1:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Listening to Families"  Ways to help families deal with everyday problems and life crises. D
2:00 pm 
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 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 5. Student Diversity"  The varied viewpoints necessary for valuable class discussions are celebrated in this program. The group talks about the diversity of their students and how their interactions with literature are shaped in part by their life experiences, unique thoughts, and previous reading experiences. They examine the worth of using the lens of multiple perspectives to examine a work of literature, and offer suggestions for ways to encourage each student to contribute to the ongoing classroom conversation. D
4:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Owns The Novel?"  This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. D
5:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Ayuthaya Ruins, The 2nd Capital of Thailand"  Grilled Eggplant Salad, Fried Snapper with chili sauce, Shrimp Panang and Hom Mali Rice are served.G
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
6:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Jordan: Wadi Rum, Aqaba & Jerash"  Host Darley Newman travels throughout the small, Middle Eastern country of Jordan to experience culture, history and adventure. While in the capital city of Amman, Darley's local guide Ibrahim leads to a bustling downtown market and shopping district. In an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour, viewers learn about the history and characteristics of the Arabian breed in Darley's interview with HRH Princess Alia at the Royal Stables in Amman. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an insulation contractor to show the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts. Then Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repoint a fieldstone foundation. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Victory Junction"  With a lot of help from her friends, Vicki creates a much needed lounge space for the bighearted counselors of Victory Junction, a camp for children with extremely debilitating diseases. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
9:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "The Great Cover Up"  Fons and Porter share their techniques for making a quilt as you go quilt and dressing up the seams with giant rickrack. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Seasonal Secrets"  Learn how to paint fall pumpkins, Christmas poinsettias and other seasonal projects to welcome your guests. Then learn how to create a clutch purse to accessorize your holiday outfits. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Show Stoppers"  Bridget Lancaster updates a lost recipe and shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Monkey Bread. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews toasters, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of decaf coffee. Finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making a Dutch Baby at home. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Francisco and Napa: Soupy In San Francisco"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Gore Vidal: The Best Man"  In a classic Theater Talk encore, writer Gore Vidal talks about The Best Man, his timeless political drama, currently being revived on Broadway. The play speaks as relevantly about politics today as it did when it was first produced in 1960. Vidal also discusses his close acquaintance with other political figures ranging from J.F. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Do General Principles Govern All Science?"  Are there "general principles" that encompass all sciences, that explain even beyond the sciences? What would that mean about our world and about us?. D
4:00 am 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
5:11 am 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
5:30 am 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
7:00 am 
POV  "Salt"  Photographer Murray Fredericks collaborates with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus to make this film an extension of Fredericks' work on the salt flats of Lake Eyre in South Australia. The film interweaves Fredericks' photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer an infinite dimension of mind and spirit. A selection of shorts follows.G
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 am 
Rosenblatt: The Final Inning   For over half a century, college baseball teams from across the country have dreamt of finishing their season at Omaha's Rosenblatt Stadium. No other city has become as synonymous with a championship event. In 2010, The College World Series took its last "at bat" in Omaha's Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium. D
10:00 am 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
11:11 am 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
11:30 am 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
1:00 pm 
POV  "Salt"  Photographer Murray Fredericks collaborates with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus to make this film an extension of Fredericks' work on the salt flats of Lake Eyre in South Australia. The film interweaves Fredericks' photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer an infinite dimension of mind and spirit. A selection of shorts follows.G
2:00 pm 
Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete   Chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887-1953) from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency.G
3:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G
4:00 pm 
Hockey: More Than A Game   HOCKEY: MORE THAN A GAME celebrates the spirit, traditions and compelling stories behind one of the fastest and most challenging sports in the world. This entertaining documentary profiles significant events in hockey's 200-year history, including its much-disputed origins, the first slap shot, the Stanley Cup and its patron namesake, the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the former Soviet Union, Canada's dramatic overtime win in the 2010 Olympics and more. Notable authors, historians and NHL players, owners and coaches each share their perspectives. D
5:00 pm 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
6:11 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
6:30 pm 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
8:00 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
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 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
10:11 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
10:19 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
10:30 pm 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home!"  I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night! Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!. D
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:30 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
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Engineers A Solution"  Sid has a big, big, big problem! He's trying to grab a cereal box located way up high on the kitchen shelf, but he just can't reach it. He tries using a stool, but he still can't grab it. He wants to know, how is he ever going to grab that cereal box??? At school, Sid and his friends encounter another problem. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard"  Cents-Less - Mr. Ratburn decides it's time for his class to learn a little about money.or, rather, the lack of it. For the entire weekend, no one in the class can spend a cent. D
7:30 am 
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
8:00 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
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  The kids discover the importance of a standard unit of measure, while trying to save Motherboard.G
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Nothing to Fur But Fur Itself/Jetta's Project"  NOTHING TO FUR BUT FUR ITSELF - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Having been scared by a ghost movie, T-Bone resolves to not let fear get the better of him. That is easier said than done! JETTA'S PROJECT - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When Jetta decides she really wants to win a model-building contest, she uses her friendship with Charley and Emily to get her way. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland"  Buster's Secret Admirer - Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. Could it be Fern? Muffy? Francine?! It's driving him crazy! Who could possibly like him that much?? The Last King of Lambland - James receives a gift from his uncle in Scotland.a toy lamb that will supposedly give its owner the powers of the legendary James the Squinty, leader of the clan MacDoogal-Donal's! Will this new-found power go straight to James' head?. D
11:30 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
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
12:30 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Rapunzel"  Princess Pea's kitten is stuck in the top of a tree! The Super Readers jump into a book and meet Rapunzel, who is also stranded high up in her tower. When climbing Rapunzel's hair proves to be (ouch!) a hair-raising idea, the Prince works together with the Super Readers to come up with a brand new rescue plan! Princess Pea discovers the value of a helping hand.G
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Engineers A Solution"  Sid has a big, big, big problem! He's trying to grab a cereal box located way up high on the kitchen shelf, but he just can't reach it. He tries using a stool, but he still can't grab it. He wants to know, how is he ever going to grab that cereal box??? At school, Sid and his friends encounter another problem. D
3:30 pm 
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
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Musician"  Caillou Plays the Drums - Clementine's big brother Billy has a new drum set and is having lots of fun playing as loud as he can. He won't let Clementine and Caillou play his drums though, because he says they're not grown up enough. The two friends set out to prove him wrong, and once they put on their 'grownup costumes' he finally relents and lets them play. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Ahora Mismo: Spain"  When Ben arrives too late to get a pony ride he must learn how to wait the hard way. He's always wanted a horse and now it looks as if he's missed his opportunity. Luckily, Barney takes him to Spain where they meet Regalo, a dancing horse! Ben and Barney return to the park just in time for Ben to get a pony ride after all!. D
5:00 pm 
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
5:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "H2o"  The pond in Animal Junction has dried up and two lion cubs and all the animals who live there are thirsty! The Kratt Brothers take a trip to Africa to check out some amazing water creatures.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
6:30 pm 
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
7:00 pm 
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
7:30 pm 
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
8:00 pm 
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
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  The kids discover the importance of a standard unit of measure, while trying to save Motherboard.G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Follows His Dream"  After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Nothing to Fur But Fur Itself/Jetta's Project"  NOTHING TO FUR BUT FUR ITSELF - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Having been scared by a ghost movie, T-Bone resolves to not let fear get the better of him. That is easier said than done! JETTA'S PROJECT - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When Jetta decides she really wants to win a model-building contest, she uses her friendship with Charley and Emily to get her way. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland"  Buster's Secret Admirer - Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. Could it be Fern? Muffy? Francine?! It's driving him crazy! Who could possibly like him that much?? The Last King of Lambland - James receives a gift from his uncle in Scotland.a toy lamb that will supposedly give its owner the powers of the legendary James the Squinty, leader of the clan MacDoogal-Donal's! Will this new-found power go straight to James' head?. D
10:30 pm 
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
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
11:30 pm 
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

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