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May 7, 2013
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12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "All Kinds of Weather"  Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Big As Barney/The Chase"  Big as Barney - When Ryan notices how much everyone loves Barney, he tries to be just like him; but he has a hard time filling Barney's shoes. Then Ryan learns that he is special when he's just being himself! The Chase - On a rainy day, Barney and his friends are having a hard time deciding what to do because everyone wants to play the same role! Barney tells a Native American tale called "The Chase," to help everyone understand that it's best to think for themselves and not to follow the crowd. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Being You"  Express Coming Through - At Knapford Station, Dowager Hatt is having a welcome to Sodor party. Sir Topham Hatt asks Thomas to take the visitors on a tour of Sodor. Thomas asks the visitors to ride on the Express but it's too heavy for Thomas. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and Allie's Lawn Service/Curious George's Scavenger Hunt"  George and Allie's Lawn Service - George and Allie are crazy about Mr. Renkins' new kids -- baby goats named Suzy and Sammy. But when the goats keep escaping their pen and chewing on everything in sight, can George and Allie find a way to keep their new friends penned up? Curious George's Scavenger Hunt - It's a race around the city as George, Marco, and Chef Pisghetti go on a shape-finding scavenger hunt to raise money for the animal shelter. They find rectangles, stars, and circles, but how are they ever going to find 100 diamonds?. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Dog Who Came to Dinner/Martha Calling"  The Dog Who Came to Dinner - Helen agrees to take care of Mrs. Clusky's dog for a few days, and Martha can't wait to welcome their houseguest. Martha Calling - When Martha wins a trip to the Come-On-Inn from a radio call-in show, there's only one problem: No dogs allowed.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Blowfish Blowout"  When the miniaturized Kratt Brothers get swept up and lost in a current of plankton, they become part of a crowd of fish larva all headed to the most populated and diverse habitat on Earth - the coral reef. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Deedle Beast"  Digit is pet-sitting in Golftopia, taking care of Dewey, a lovable Deedle Beast. But suddenly Dewey starts going berserk on his daily walks. What's going on?! The kids arrive to help, but how do you figure out what's wrong with an animal that can't talk? The kids begin to see a pattern in the critter's odd behavior - and the plot thickens when they realize that Hacker has moved in right next door. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Doggie Duties"  Ruff has to go. bad! He tries to get through the show without an accident, and learns from Liza and Sterling all about "dog duties." He also finds out how astronauts deal with waste in space when he sends Bethany and Isaac to NASA to learn about recycling liquids on the International Space Station. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - A global market rally. From Japan to Germany to the U.S., NBR will look at what's powering stocks around the world to new and multi-year highs. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Van Dyck: What Lies Beneath"  One of art detective Philip Mould's own purchases is put under the microscope. His keen-eyed researcher Bendor Grosvenor believes there is a portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck beneath layers of newer paint. When an earlier image begins to appear, Fiona insists the work undergo a thorough investigation by an independent Van Dyck expert.G
8:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
9:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D
10:00 pm 
TED Talks Education   A mix of teachers and education advocates deliver short talks created for this event on the theme of teaching and learning. Speakers include Geoffrey Canada, educator and advocate; Bill Gates, technologist and philanthropist; Malcolm London, poet, teacher and advocate; and Sir Ken Robinson, social activist and educator. Host John Legend also delivers a talk.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Brandeis Is Looking for a Job"  Brandeis, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is looking for a job on Sesame Street. First, Leela hires him to fold laundry in the Laundromat, but Brandeis has a lot of trouble folding the clothing with his paws. Next, Chris hires him to sweep the floor, but he has trouble holding the broom. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Bo Peep"  Where's Mister Lizard? Whyatt is searching and searching and doesn't know where to find him! Once again, it's the Super Readers to the rescue when they meet Little Bo Peep, who is hot on the trail of her missing sheep. The Super Readers aren't satisfied with leaving them alone until they come home, and spring into action! Educational Objectives: To learn about solving a mystery! Fun, interactive activities show preschoolers how to build the alphabet, rhyme with OG words and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 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
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Snow Runners"  On their way to return some Hispid hares to Asia, the Wild Kratts accidentally lose them in a wintery North American forest. Martin and Chris must use the amazing winter adaptations and strategies of the Snowshoe hare and lynx to locate the hares before it's too late. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Whale Tail Sunset"  Wyland shows how to use color to express the warmth of the sea.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and his guest, Matt Munhall, discuss playing Woody Guthrie's classic American folk tune, "This Land Is Your Land." Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, demonstrates playing tunes with only black keys. Bradley Sowash shows us how to play "On Top Of Old Smokey. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G
7:00 pm 
1962 World's Fair: When Seattle Invented The Future   Seattle's six-month party starring the Space Needle 50 years ago featured the wonders of technology expected in the future. This film tells how the World's Fair came to the Northwest city and what its lasting contributions are today. Archival footage brings the fair to life. Interviews outline the part its technological exhibits have played in today's electronic developments.G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Losing It"  Cameras follow several people, including Alda, as they adopt different strategies for weight loss from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Alda also learns about research that explains why dieting is so difficult.G
9:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Bugging Hitler's Soldiers"  Britain's MI19 installed listening devices to eavesdrop on German POWs held at three sites in England. The evidence is stored on wax disks - a 120,000-hour archive. The program tells how German researchers are combing through this treasure trove and several reenactments dramatize the conversations they are revealing.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G
11:00 pm 
1962 World's Fair: When Seattle Invented The Future   Seattle's six-month party starring the Space Needle 50 years ago featured the wonders of technology expected in the future. This film tells how the World's Fair came to the Northwest city and what its lasting contributions are today. Archival footage brings the fair to life. Interviews outline the part its technological exhibits have played in today's electronic developments.G
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Estoy Harta!"  In this episode, Raquel's parents arrive in Mexico and Raquel confronts her mother about not letting her know of Luis's surprise arrival.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Las Empanadas"  This episode features Roberto discussing again with Angela the sale of her apartment in Puerto Rico.G
1:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society"  In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on workers - for better or for worse. Participants investigate the workers' experiences first-hand, through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Resonance"  Why a swaying bridge collapses with a high wind, and why a wine glass shatters with a higher octave. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Waves"  With an analysis of simple harmonic motion and a stroke of genius, Newton extended mechanics to the propagation of sound. D
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Past, Present, and Promise"  Introduces psychology as a science that spans many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence, and asks, "What is the nature of human nature?"G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Understanding Research"  An examination of the scientific method of collecting and analyzing data - in the laboratory and in the field - with an emphasis on sharpening critical thinking in the interpretation of research findings.G
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Big Bugs"  The teams sculpt large-scale insects from found forest materials. The winning arthropod will be on display at the New England Wild Flower Society's Big Bugs exhibit.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Biz Kids Challenge"  The Biz Kids learn the world of marketing through the "Project Lemonade Challenge." Two teams, two identical lemonade stands. It's up to the kids to decide the price and promotion strategy to sell the most product. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Deedle Beast"  Digit is pet-sitting in Golftopia, taking care of Dewey, a lovable Deedle Beast. But suddenly Dewey starts going berserk on his daily walks. What's going on?! The kids arrive to help, but how do you figure out what's wrong with an animal that can't talk? The kids begin to see a pattern in the critter's odd behavior - and the plot thickens when they realize that Hacker has moved in right next door. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Quilts at Play"  Quilting is all about having fun-don't take yourself or your quilting too seriously. We begin with Heather Jones as she stretches her improvisational piecing skills with an easy wall hanging. Then, Deborah Boschert is back to create a sheer silhouette over a dramatic fabric background with free-motion stitching and clever layering of materials. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Mountain Ridge Lake"  Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Creole Matzos Ball Soup, Passover Artichokes, and Blood Orange Creme Brulee. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Flavor Or Slow Food, Italian Style"  Joanne loves Italian flavors. She prepares a Spinach and Fennel Salad enhanced with Prosciutto di San Daniele. Then, hungry for a little comfort food, she creates a hearty Tuscan Pot Roast with her student Cheryl and shows her the secret to the perfect creamy polenta. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Island Kitchen 2.0: Appliances"  The HOMETIME crew installs lights, plumbing fixtures and appliances in the kitchen. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Valais, Switzerland"  In Memphis, Tennessee, a team cooks up beef tenderloin. In the backyard, Rick prepares pork tenderloin.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Shell-Ebration"  Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Taste of Spain"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making perfect Catalan-Style Beef Stew with Mushrooms. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of spaghetti. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make classic Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp. D
10:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "New Varieties of Cherries"  The Pences visit a family-run orchard along Oregon's famous "Hood River Fruit Loop" and bring back some interesting new varieties of cherries. Flank Steak with Cherry and Onion Chutney; Chocolate Shortcakes with Sour Cherry Compote. D
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Noodle and Dumpling Chronicles"  Like an Italian with a bowl of spaghetti or tortellini, nothing satisfies a Korean more than eating a bowl of noodles or dumplings. In Korea, slurping is not only permitted, it is considered a compliment to the cook. This episode features a restaurant in Seoul known for its nenngymyun, an unusual dish of elastic buckwheat noodles served with ice-cold beef broth. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
12:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Hula: The Language of the Heart"  The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, a four-day competition and exhibition often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," showcases the elegance, power and storytelling richness of this ancient art form. The program, which highlights the 2012 festival winners, presents an entertaining yet thought-provoking look at hula's role in the past, present and future of the Hawaiian people. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Idaho native Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and about her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History. Ulrich, a professor at Harvard University, was in Idaho to speak at the Idaho Humanities program in Idaho Falls.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "What Plants Talk About"  This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill takes us on a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Hula: The Language of the Heart"  The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, a four-day competition and exhibition often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," showcases the elegance, power and storytelling richness of this ancient art form. The program, which highlights the 2012 festival winners, presents an entertaining yet thought-provoking look at hula's role in the past, present and future of the Hawaiian people. D
6:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 2"  Story about sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish focusing on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. D
6:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 1"  For millennia, the Nisqually Indians relied on Chinook salmon caught in the Nisqually River. Now the river's wild Chinook are extinct, and the tribe runs a hatchery to keep their fishery going. But an unusual coalition of tribal leaders, private partners and government agencies is working to restore the river from top to bottom, from its source in the glaciers of Mount Rainier to the estuary that empties into Puget Sound. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Idaho native Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and about her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History. Ulrich, a professor at Harvard University, was in Idaho to speak at the Idaho Humanities program in Idaho Falls.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - A global market rally. From Japan to Germany to the U.S., NBR will look at what's powering stocks around the world to new and multi-year highs. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 2"  Story about sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish focusing on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. D
11:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 1"  For millennia, the Nisqually Indians relied on Chinook salmon caught in the Nisqually River. Now the river's wild Chinook are extinct, and the tribe runs a hatchery to keep their fishery going. But an unusual coalition of tribal leaders, private partners and government agencies is working to restore the river from top to bottom, from its source in the glaciers of Mount Rainier to the estuary that empties into Puget Sound. D

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