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January 8, 2012
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5:00 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
6:00 am 
West of the Basque   This documentary traces the history of the Basque in Idaho, from the early days of Basque immigrants leaving war-torn Spain and France for jobs as sheepherders in the Idaho mountains to the prominence Basque descendants hold in Idaho society today. Now dancers, language institutes and historic sites help keep the heritage alive for a people who added a vibrant layer to the state's rich tapestry.G
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.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
7:59 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Arctic White Geese/Paragliding Race/Treeverse"  The episode follows a group of volunteers, who for 13 years have been documenting Arctic geese that migrate through the Malheur Refuge where they find geese from Russia and Canada. Then paragliders fill the skies as they compete to reach GPS waypoints spread between Jacksonville and Medford.G
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Las Vegas - Phoenix"  After arriving in Las Vegas, Nev., the Roadtrippers meet up with Rex Doty, a toy maker that creates toys for children in need, who inspires the team through his passion for giving. Next, the team heads to the restaurant Rick Moonen's rm Seafood to speak with none other than its charismatic chef and owner, Rick Moonen. D
9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, OK - Hour One"  The 16th season begins with host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry at the Pawnee Bill Ranch to see some show-stopping Wild West posters. At the convention center, appraisers find a signed note from Mother Teresa, a custom model 1894 Winchester possibly used in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and a collection of late 17th- or early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups valued up to $1.5 million, a new ROADSHOW record. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 am 
NOVA  "Deadliest Volcanoes"  From Washington's Mt. Rainier and Yellowstone National Park to Europe, Japan and Iceland, NOVA follows scientists at work, who are using new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick. Visit the Vesuvius monitoring room filled with electronic equipment to help determine what the mountain is "thinking."G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Deadliest Earthquakes"  The epic earthquakes of 2010 delivered one of the highest death tolls ever recorded. NOVA follows a team of U.S. geologists as they enter Haiti and Chile immediately after devastating quakes to hunt for crucial evidence to help determine exactly what happened deep underground.G
12:00 pm 
Globalization at the Crossroads with Hernando de Soto   Globalization has produced unprecedented prosperity in the past 60 years, yet the vast majority of the world's population - 80 percent - remains excluded from the system by Byzantine legal procedures and political repression. No matter how hard they work, they never can get ahead and reap the rewards of their enterprise. Shot on location across four continents, GLOBALIZATION AT THE CROSSROADS documents the disparities of wealth feeding that desperation, and suggests a solution in the work of renowned Peruvian economist, author and property rights activist Hernando de Soto and his Institute for Liberty and Democracy. D
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's Your Money Personality?"  How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Zumwalt Cooperation, Nature Sound Recordings, Silver Falls State Park"  John Hartog heads into the countryside with a microphone and recording deck to capture the natural sounds of wild Oregon. Studies at the Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve show low to moderate grazing does not harm survival of ground nesting birds.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shoots his travel tips on location in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Venice, the Rhine and Swiss Alps. He demonstrates how to stay safe in unfamiliar locations and shows how to get around in a variety of environments. Part 2 of 3G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Volcanoes"  From Washington's Mt. Rainier and Yellowstone National Park to Europe, Japan and Iceland, NOVA follows scientists at work, who are using new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick. Visit the Vesuvius monitoring room filled with electronic equipment to help determine what the mountain is "thinking."G
5:00 pm 
Martin Luther  "Driven to Defiance"  Martin Luther is born into a world dominated by the Catholic Church. For the keenly spiritual Luther, the Church's promise of salvation is irresistible. Caught in a thunderstorm and terrified by the possiblity of imminent death, he vows to become a monk. But after entering the monastery, Luther becomes increasingly doubful that the Church can actually offer him salvation.G
6:00 pm 
Tavis Smiley Reports  "Dudamel: Conducting A Life"  Smiley's fourth quarter special report offers a candid look into the world of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's star conductor, and examines the resurgence of music programs across the United States. In an in-depth interview with Dudamel, Smiley examines the power of music and how the conductor and others are working together to develop programs to introduce children to sheet music and classical music instruction.G
7:00 pm 
Muhammad Ali: Made In Miami   In 1960, Cassius Clay arrives home in Miami with a gold medal from the Olympics. Over the course of the next few years, he evolves professionally and politically, heavily influenced by the vibrant life around him, as he becomes Muhammad Ali.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, OK - Hour One"  The 16th season begins with host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry at the Pawnee Bill Ranch to see some show-stopping Wild West posters. At the convention center, appraisers find a signed note from Mother Teresa, a custom model 1894 Winchester possibly used in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and a collection of late 17th- or early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups valued up to $1.5 million, a new ROADSHOW record. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Martin Luther  "Driven to Defiance"  Martin Luther is born into a world dominated by the Catholic Church. For the keenly spiritual Luther, the Church's promise of salvation is irresistible. Caught in a thunderstorm and terrified by the possiblity of imminent death, he vows to become a monk. But after entering the monastery, Luther becomes increasingly doubful that the Church can actually offer him salvation.G
10:00 pm 
Tavis Smiley Reports  "Dudamel: Conducting A Life"  Smiley's fourth quarter special report offers a candid look into the world of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's star conductor, and examines the resurgence of music programs across the United States. In an in-depth interview with Dudamel, Smiley examines the power of music and how the conductor and others are working together to develop programs to introduce children to sheet music and classical music instruction.G
11:00 pm 
Muhammad Ali: Made In Miami   In 1960, Cassius Clay arrives home in Miami with a gold medal from the Olympics. Over the course of the next few years, he evolves professionally and politically, heavily influenced by the vibrant life around him, as he becomes Muhammad Ali.G
5:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice.G
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Style"  There's something about the flavorful combination of ingredients in Indian food that makes it a really nice change of pace from our typical weeknight meals. Sara's friend Madhur Jaffrey joins her in the kitchen today to prepare a few of her quick and easy Indian favorites, like a tender Pork Vindaloo. Hard-boiled Eggs Masala is quick and nutritious served with a side of Whole Green Lentils, and Royal Chicken Cooked in Yogurt is paired with a cauliflower dish that is absolutely delicious. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground"  General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "From The Floor Up"  NULL
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wine and Cheese"  Bring the vineyard indoors with a wine and cheese party. Tickle guests' taste buds with zucchini poppers, blue cheese with rosemary honey, and bean and feta salad. Turn fruit into art with a stylish grape sculpture and a chic grape centerpiece. D
9:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Mixing Knit & Crochet"  Have you ever had anyone ask you which is better, knit or crochet? Well we think they're both great. Today we are ending the knit vs crochet battle once and for all by combining both techniques. First we have a gourgeous sweater and then a pair of fingerless beaded gloves. We will also visit with designer/teacher/author Barry Klein.G
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New Traditions"  Donna expands her decorating ideas in a variety of directions in this new series, which features her new one-stitch sewing technique and her familiar one-stroke painting method. She begins by painting four gallery-style canvases for a wall group in her "New Traditions" style, then makes a complementary throw using fabric painted in similar patterns.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Easier Italian Favorites"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make Hearty Minestrone at home using supermarket ingredients. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Almost Hands-Free Risotto. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus investigates whether vacuum robots can do all the work for you. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 2. Teaching for Understanding"  How do we plan for learning? This session focuses on the Teaching for Understanding model, a framework for unit planning developed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The onscreen teachers use the framework to analyze unit planning in classroom videos, plan for their own social studies units, and create a pictorial timeline of U.S. history that outlines an entire year of learning. D
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "What'd I Get?"  Well-designed performance tasks give teachers the information necessary to evaluate the depth of students' understanding — but how can teachers determine nquality work? This workshop demonstrates how teachers can construct assessment tools for benchmarks of student understanding. The role of students in the construction of scoring tools and the process of assessment will be a primary focus. D
1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Breathing Life Into Myths"  A language arts teacher draws on puppetry techniques and help from her school. D
2:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Biodiversity Decline"  Species are being lost at a rapid rate in rainforests and coral reefs. Yet many species still have not been discovered. Tropical scientists struggle to keep ahead of the bulldozers as they work to understand this complex ecosystem. D
2:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Energy Challenges"  Global energy use increases by the day. Polluting the atmosphere with ever more carbon dioxide is not a viable solution for our future energy needs. Can new technologies such as carbon sequestration and ethanol production help provide the energy we need without pushing the concentrations of CO2 to dangerous levels?G
3:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D
3:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilms. D
4:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work, Teacher Work, and Standards, Part 1 Math"  A tenth-grade math teacher from San Bruno, California, presents a sample of student work from her classroom to a group of teachers, administrators, and a facilitator. The group uses a "tuning protocol" to examine this work, give the teacher feedback, and discuss its implications for her teaching practice. D
5:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice.G
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Style"  There's something about the flavorful combination of ingredients in Indian food that makes it a really nice change of pace from our typical weeknight meals. Sara's friend Madhur Jaffrey joins her in the kitchen today to prepare a few of her quick and easy Indian favorites, like a tender Pork Vindaloo. Hard-boiled Eggs Masala is quick and nutritious served with a side of Whole Green Lentils, and Royal Chicken Cooked in Yogurt is paired with a cauliflower dish that is absolutely delicious. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground"  General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "From The Floor Up"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wine and Cheese"  Bring the vineyard indoors with a wine and cheese party. Tickle guests' taste buds with zucchini poppers, blue cheese with rosemary honey, and bean and feta salad. Turn fruit into art with a stylish grape sculpture and a chic grape centerpiece. D
9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Mixing Knit & Crochet"  Have you ever had anyone ask you which is better, knit or crochet? Well we think they're both great. Today we are ending the knit vs crochet battle once and for all by combining both techniques. First we have a gourgeous sweater and then a pair of fingerless beaded gloves. We will also visit with designer/teacher/author Barry Klein.G
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New Traditions"  Donna expands her decorating ideas in a variety of directions in this new series, which features her new one-stitch sewing technique and her familiar one-stroke painting method. She begins by painting four gallery-style canvases for a wall group in her "New Traditions" style, then makes a complementary throw using fabric painted in similar patterns.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Easier Italian Favorites"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make Hearty Minestrone at home using supermarket ingredients. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Almost Hands-Free Risotto. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus investigates whether vacuum robots can do all the work for you. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   Actors Kurt Peterson and Harvey Evans, two company members of the original 1971 cast of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies are joined by producer Ted Chapin (a "gofer" for the original production), author of When Everything Was Possible: The Birth of The Musical 'Follies.' Next up, we toast the New Year with Jackie Hoffman (of Hairspray and The Addam's Family), who starred in the soon-to-be holiday classic Jackie Hoffman's A Chanukah Carol. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Immortality and Eternal Life"  I'd like to live forever. Wouldn't you? But what would "living forever" mean? Almost every religion offers life after death. What would immortality and eternal life be like?. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. D
7:00 am 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
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 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.G
9:00 am 
Global Voices  "My Country, My Country"  Telling the the behind-the-scenes story of the January 2005 national elections in Iraq from the perspective of the people who planned, participated in and boycotted them, this documentary is a sobering look at Iraq two years after the U.S.-led invasion and a testament to the courage of people willing to put their lives on the line for the promise of democracy. D
10:30 am 
Independent Lens  "Behind The Rainbow"  With the 2009 presidential election looming in South Africa after two tumultuous decades, this film by Jihan El-Tahri and Steven Markowitz seeks out untold accounts of the country's political problems, struggles and realities.G
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. D
1:00 pm 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
2:00 pm 
Gates of the Arctic: Alaska's Brooks Range   The vast and remote Brooks Range, a mountain chain stretching across northern Alaska and into Canada's Yukon Territory, inspired a national wilderness-protection movement with its pristine vistas and habitats teeming with wildlife. Narrated by award-winning actress Glenn Close, GATES OF THE ARCTIC journeys to this seldom-seen natural treasure, one of the most remote and pristine places in North America, to explore the region's inhabitants, culture and history. The few travelers fortunate enough to visit the Brooks Range share their experiences, while stunning high-definition photography captures several brief and unexpected encounters some of region's diverse animal life and a few of its exceptional local characters. D
3:00 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 pm 
Global Voices  "My Country, My Country"  Telling the the behind-the-scenes story of the January 2005 national elections in Iraq from the perspective of the people who planned, participated in and boycotted them, this documentary is a sobering look at Iraq two years after the U.S.-led invasion and a testament to the courage of people willing to put their lives on the line for the promise of democracy. D
5:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Behind The Rainbow"  With the 2009 presidential election looming in South Africa after two tumultuous decades, this film by Jihan El-Tahri and Steven Markowitz seeks out untold accounts of the country's political problems, struggles and realities.G
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. 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 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.G
9:00 pm 
Global Voices  "My Country, My Country"  Telling the the behind-the-scenes story of the January 2005 national elections in Iraq from the perspective of the people who planned, participated in and boycotted them, this documentary is a sobering look at Iraq two years after the U.S.-led invasion and a testament to the courage of people willing to put their lives on the line for the promise of democracy. D
10:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Behind The Rainbow"  With the 2009 presidential election looming in South Africa after two tumultuous decades, this film by Jihan El-Tahri and Steven Markowitz seeks out untold accounts of the country's political problems, struggles and realities.G
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke"  TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops.G
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies"  The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard-Henry Skreever, of course-is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version instead. Ever wonder what Baby Kate and Pal are thinking? Join an adventure into their secret world, where Arthur and D.W. D
7:30 am 
WordGirl  "Whammer Anniversary/Rat Trap"  WHAMMER ANNIVERSARY - Mr. and Mrs. Bots ford leave Becky to babysit TJ so they can celebrate their anniversary at a local ice cream parlor. When the Whammed can't get the sundae he orders he starts whamming. Becky has to find a way to save her parents, babysit TJ, and keep her secret identity intact. D
8:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
8:30 am 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "A World Without Zero"  Why does glamorous Gollywood go ga-ga when a nobody like Mister Z skips town? It's a fiendish Hacker scheme, of course. Because of a poison pen campaign devised by Hacker, Mister Z feels worthless and unwanted. He decides to leave Gollywood, taking his zeroes with him. D
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Wing in a Sling"  Big Bird is happily roller skating along Sesame Street. Uh-oh! Crash! Big Bird falls down! Chris runs over to help Big Bird who has injured his wing. Chris suggests they visit Dr. Berger so she can take a look, while the Count offers to watch Hooper's store until Chris and Big Bird get back. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Leaf of Absence/Nobody's Perfect"  Leaf of Absence - T-Bone asks Clifford to keep an eye on a pile of leaves he has collected, but Clifford simply can't resist jumping into them. When the wind picks up, Clifford realizes he hasn't taken his responsibility seriously enough. Clifford spends the afternoon re-collecting the pile, and T-Bone is truly grateful when he returns to see his leaves are okay. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot"  The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents"  Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent.G
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Go West, Young Monkey/Meet The New Neighbors"  Go West, Young Monkey - The Doorman gets a special delivery - a Western Town to add to his amazing train set. He lets George, Steve, and Betsy assemble it, but they lose the final railroad pin that holds it all together! After helping them search, an exhausted Hundley dozes off and dreams that he's the deputy of an old West town where a stranger (George) loses the ceremonial pin that links the new railroad tracks. Can Deputy Hundley find the pin and save the day? Meet the New Neighbors - George ventures into the new neighborhood Vietnamese grocery store to buy carrots, cucumbers, and apples. D
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Wing in a Sling"  Big Bird is happily roller skating along Sesame Street. Uh-oh! Crash! Big Bird falls down! Chris runs over to help Big Bird who has injured his wing. Chris suggests they visit Dr. Berger so she can take a look, while the Count offers to watch Hooper's store until Chris and Big Bird get back. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL
3:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. D
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "Games to Play"  Finding fun ways to play is the theme today. Caillou, Clementine, and Leo are disappointed because they can't go to the zoo. They cheer up after Caillou's Mommy and Daddy help them pretend to be animals themselves. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Wind and the Sun and the Nature of Things"  The Wind and the Sun: Baby Bop is excited to set up a lemonade stand on a beautiful, sunny day. Unfortunately, BJ thinks her spot is the perfect place to fly his kite. The two begin to argue about which is better, the sun or the wind. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
5:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Stinky"  In the creature world, different smells mean different things. When a skunk visits the gang at Animal Junction, Zoboo, Martin and Chris discover the difference between a "come-here" smell and a "go away" smell.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Go West, Young Monkey/Meet The New Neighbors"  Go West, Young Monkey - The Doorman gets a special delivery - a Western Town to add to his amazing train set. He lets George, Steve, and Betsy assemble it, but they lose the final railroad pin that holds it all together! After helping them search, an exhausted Hundley dozes off and dreams that he's the deputy of an old West town where a stranger (George) loses the ceremonial pin that links the new railroad tracks. Can Deputy Hundley find the pin and save the day? Meet the New Neighbors - George ventures into the new neighborhood Vietnamese grocery store to buy carrots, cucumbers, and apples. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents"  Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent.G
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Where Have All The Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns"  WHERE HAVE ALL THE VILLAINS GONE? - Ms. Question comes up with a brilliant plan to get rid of WordGirl: eliminate all of the city's villains so WordGirl is no longer needed. Will Ms. Question be able to keep WordGirl away? Or will a villian-less city need her after all. Vocabulary Words: Eliminate, Entire. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A World Without Zero"  Why does glamorous Gollywood go ga-ga when a nobody like Mister Z skips town? It's a fiendish Hacker scheme, of course. Because of a poison pen campaign devised by Hacker, Mister Z feels worthless and unwanted. He decides to leave Gollywood, taking his zeroes with him. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Look What The Dog Dug Up!"  When Ruff digs up a sarcophagus in his backyard, he's convinced it's an authentic Egyptian mummy, and he's also convinced it comes with a curse. He sends the FETCHers to the Museum of Fine Arts to authenticate the artifact, and also to a carbon dating lab to verify the age of the mummy. The kids then go through Tomb, an Egypt-themed amusement park to solve the mystery of the mummy. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Leaf of Absence/Nobody's Perfect"  Leaf of Absence - T-Bone asks Clifford to keep an eye on a pile of leaves he has collected, but Clifford simply can't resist jumping into them. When the wind picks up, Clifford realizes he hasn't taken his responsibility seriously enough. Clifford spends the afternoon re-collecting the pile, and T-Bone is truly grateful when he returns to see his leaves are okay. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot"  The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents"  Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent.G
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Go West, Young Monkey/Meet The New Neighbors"  Go West, Young Monkey - The Doorman gets a special delivery - a Western Town to add to his amazing train set. He lets George, Steve, and Betsy assemble it, but they lose the final railroad pin that holds it all together! After helping them search, an exhausted Hundley dozes off and dreams that he's the deputy of an old West town where a stranger (George) loses the ceremonial pin that links the new railroad tracks. Can Deputy Hundley find the pin and save the day? Meet the New Neighbors - George ventures into the new neighborhood Vietnamese grocery store to buy carrots, cucumbers, and apples. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D

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