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August 7, 2012
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12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Venice, Anyone?: Italy"  Emma can't play with her friends because she has to complete a school project about her family. Before you know it, Barney brings Emma on a trip to Venice to learn more about her great granddad. While there, the kids learn about the culture and geography. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Wild Weather"  It's a rainy day on the Island of Sodor. Big puddles are everywhere. Thomas decides to have a game of splashing puddles with Rosie. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George On Time/Curious George's Bunny Hunt"  Curious George On Time - After accidentally breaking Professor Wiseman's cuckoo clock, George decides to explore the inside of the BIG library clock to see how it works. When the big clock stops working too, Mr. Reloj, the local clockmaker, comes to the rescue. With Mr. Reloj's help, George discovers how to use various tools to make the clocks tick again. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks/Martha Gives Advice"  Martha Speaks - When Martha eats alphabet soup, the letters go to her brain and she develops the ability to talk. Martha Gives Advice - Helen's cousin Carolina is a little bit older but a lot more fashion-conscious.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back"  The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Codename: Icky"  (topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Legend of Ruffman's Gold"  Ruff's ancestor Gus Ruffman is believed to have hidden gold in an abandoned mine somewhere in Colorado. He sends Marc, Jay, and Rubye to solve clues, find the mine, and most importantly, find the gold!. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
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
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   Tukufu Zuberi investigates a pair of Woolworth signs that might have been part of the 1960 lunch-counter sit-ins. The owner of a set of toy soldiers still wonders if the father of his childhood friend was a Nazi spy. Another man has a journal of liquor recipes that makes him wonder if his uncle was a Prohibition bootlegger.G
9:00 pm 
War  "The Ghost Front"  (December 1944-March 1945) America wearies of the war. In the Pacific, progress is slow and costly, with each island more fiercely defended than the last. In Europe, the Allies are unprepared for Hitler's massive counterattack that launches December 16 in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium and Luxemburg. Bombing attacks hammer Germany and Japan. Part 6 of 7G
11:01 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus"  One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor. Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Red Riding Hood"  Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Hawaiian Monk Seal"  Create the beautiful Hawaiian monk seal using color, shading, and light.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 
Global Spirit (Expired)  "The Shaman, The Spirit Healer and the Earth"  For native peoples everywhere, life is a gift that must be respected and honored. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau is joined by Flordemayo, a Mayan spirit healer, and Angaangaq, an Eskimo-Kalaalit Shaman from Greenland. Meeting for the first time, these two indigenous guests share their ancient wisdom and knowledge about man's relationship to nature, as well as the profoundly sacred nature of all life. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Universe Or Multiverse?"  Hard as it is to swallow, cutting-edge theories are suggesting that our universe may not be the only universe. Instead, it may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. Part 4 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Human Spark  "Brain Matters"  Viewers can peer into Alan Alda's head with a variety of high-tech imaging techniques, looking for his human spark. The unique circuitry that provides us language ability is closely tied to the ability to make and use complex tools. Alda finds the site of his ability to figure out what others are thinking and discovers that the ability to imagine lies in a brain region nearby. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Calls of the Wild"  Host Alan Alda eavesdrops with scientists on the sounds of creatures as diverse as elephants and spiders, warblers and bees, crickets and bats. They seek to understand what non-human life is saying and why.G
9:00 pm 
Global Spirit (Expired)  "The Shaman, The Spirit Healer and the Earth"  For native peoples everywhere, life is a gift that must be respected and honored. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau is joined by Flordemayo, a Mayan spirit healer, and Angaangaq, an Eskimo-Kalaalit Shaman from Greenland. Meeting for the first time, these two indigenous guests share their ancient wisdom and knowledge about man's relationship to nature, as well as the profoundly sacred nature of all life. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Universe Or Multiverse?"  Hard as it is to swallow, cutting-edge theories are suggesting that our universe may not be the only universe. Instead, it may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. Part 4 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Human Spark  "Brain Matters"  Viewers can peer into Alan Alda's head with a variety of high-tech imaging techniques, looking for his human spark. The unique circuitry that provides us language ability is closely tied to the ability to make and use complex tools. Alda finds the site of his ability to figure out what others are thinking and discovers that the ability to imagine lies in a brain region nearby. Part 3 of 3G
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 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Conceptual Thinking"  In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. You will see concept maps being used in a variety of ways in mathematics and science lessons and will even have an opportunity to make some concept maps of your own. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler's Three Laws"  The discovery of elliptical orbits helps describe the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler Problem"  The deduction of Kepler's laws from Newton's universal law of gravitation is one of the crowning achievements of Western thought. 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 
Saddle Club  "High Stakes Pt. 2"  Carole blames herself for the erratic performance of the new racehorse. Veronica is distressed when her father informs her that they are no longer rich. Part 2 of 2G
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  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Codename: Icky"  (topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweets for My Sweet"  Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Rise and Shine Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball discusses the science behind scrambled eggs with science expert Guy Crosby. Then, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Scrambled Eggs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the best toaster ovens in the Equipment Corner. D
7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Gaucho Grill"  Gaucho describes the cowboys of northern Argentina and southern Brazil. These rustic cattle herders developed a simple yet powerful style of grilling over an open wood fire, a tradition still celebrated around Planet Barbecue today. Here are three indispensible gaucho favorites: Chicken roasted in a salt crust, from Uruguay's celebrity grill master, Francis Mallmann; the monster beef ribs that made the reputation of Brazil's famous grill house, Fogo de Chao; and a dessert from Brazil's cattle country, a pineapple you roast on the rotisserie. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Passport to Sardinia"  The island of Sardinia is one of Joanne's favorite places. She created a menu to take her student Di there, fregola with clams and tomatoes and a yellow and green bean salad with cherry tomatoes and basil. Recipes: Roasted Olives with Orange, Bay and Fennel, Fregola, Clams and Tomatoes, and Yellow and Green Bean Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Iron Work for Timber Work"  Master blacksmith Peter Ross shows us how to make spike dogs and cant hooks for log holding and handling. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life"  After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor. We venture into composer Eric Satie's eccentric world and feast on the finest of Normandy cuisine. After pondering sacrifice and celebrating freedom on the D-Day beaches, we hike with pilgrims to the enchanted island abbey of Mont St. Michel.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweets for My Sweet"  Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Rise and Shine Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball discusses the science behind scrambled eggs with science expert Guy Crosby. Then, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Scrambled Eggs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the best toaster ovens in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Beef Chronicles"  This episode traces the history of beef by tapping into Korea's religious, political and economic evolutions. Marja and her friends, food experts Diana and Jennifer, enjoy bulgogi in Seoul. Then, Marja samples bulgogi again in Andong, the spiritual capital of Korea, at a restaurant that produces thousands of ceramic jars of deonjang, a soybean paste that flavors much of Korean cooking. D
11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Baja Beach House Cooking"  Rick introduces viewers to some of Los Cabos top chefs and their restaurants then cooks dinner for them at a luxurious beach house. Margarita Carrillo, chef/owner of Don Emiliano Restaurant in San Jose del Cabo, joins Rick to purchase the local cabrillo fish and to visit Tamarindo's Farm for organically grown produce. Rick makes a tamarind chile sauce to go with his fish and eggplant course. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life"  After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor. We venture into composer Eric Satie's eccentric world and feast on the finest of Normandy cuisine. After pondering sacrifice and celebrating freedom on the D-Day beaches, we hike with pilgrims to the enchanted island abbey of Mont St. Michel.G
2:00 pm 
History Detectives   Host Elyse Luray floors country music singer Clint Black with the information she uncovers about his turn-of-the-20th-century book of wanted posters. Then, can Eduardo Pagan link a chunk of molten metal to the B-25 Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in 1945? Did HISTORY DETECTIVES find a slide of Bettie Page, "Queen of Pinups," that somehow escaped the censorship of the 1950s? Finally, a six-foot metal bar tells the story behind the original iconic Hollywood sign. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
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4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Helen of Troy   Bettany Hughes travels across the eastern Mediterranean to find the truth about Helen of Troy. Hughes sorts reality from myth as she traces the historical remnants of the woman blamed for causing the Trojan War.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
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Planet of the Apes"  Trekkers visit the last strongholds of several rare and sometimes endangered species of primates.G

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