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January 8, 2013
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12:00 am 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G
1:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Alien Invasion"  This program explores the impact that invasive species and viruses have on environmental and human health around the world. Increasingly, foreign animal and plant species jump national and international boundaries and wreak havoc on ecosystems that offer no natural resistance or predators to the unwelcome guests. Alda looks at some of the most egregious aliens and what's being done to control them. D
2:00 am 
NASA "Why" Files  "The Case of the Challenging Flight"  The tree house detectives enter a contest to create an egg carton plane. While designing their plane, the detectives learn about the four forces of flight (lift, thrust, drag, and gravity), all in an attempt to build an "egg-tra-ordinary" flying machine.G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Federal Reserve"  The rising power of the Federal Reserve Board and the pros and cons of increasing reliance on monetary policy are examined. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "A Box of Memories/The Missing Car"  In the first segment, Rebecca and Kevin find a key to a safe deposit box containing family treasures and substantial amounts in savings and insurance which will reduce their financial worriesG
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day"  "The Big Sleepover"--Emily is going off the Island for a night and asks Charley to baby-sit for Clifford. The day goes pretty well, but when night falls, Clifford really misses Emily. The whole town bands together to get the big red dog through the night, discovering that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it! "Dog for a Day"--Fed up with his "responsibilities," Charley decides he would like to lead a dog's life -- no chores, no school, no problems. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy"  Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers"  Raiders of the Lost Art - After TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a caricature of his art teacher instead of a perfectly good drawing of the back of Chuck Smith's head), he panics. Martha Says It with Flowers - Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
8:00 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
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Hat Contest"  Today on Sesame Street it's Who Can Wear the Most Hats on Their Head Day! Elmo and Zoe are play against each other, while Chris and Alan help add more and more hats. The Hat Check Girl is also there to help count the total number of hats on each of Elmo and Zoe's heads. Elmo and Zoe are tied at the end of every round! They also have to complete challenges while wearing the hats on their heads such as saying the alphabet while standing on one leg and estimating the amount of hats they have. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Clean Air!"  Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard--his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion"  The Best Nest - It's Duck's turn at show and tell at school, and he wants to bring the thing he loves the best: his nest! But when the nest breaks apart into letters, will Duck be able to retrieve them all in time? Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word 'family'. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Adventure!"  Today is full of adventure! Caillou, Daddy, and Rosie take the car to the carwash, which is scary for Rosie at first. But big brother Caillou explains everything to his sister, who winds up liking the carwash too! Caillou, Rosie, and their babysitter Julie travel to a bunch of pretend far away places like the desert, a big mountain, and even waterfalls in the tropical forest. Caillou doesn't go to school yet but he really wants to ride on the school bus that stops outside his house every morning. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Riff to the Rescue! A Wild West Adventure"  A spoof on the Wild West movies that have the dutiful Sheriff vs. the outlaw. Barney tells Riff, who's hesitant to become the captain of the baseball team, the story of his great-great-grandpa Riffle from the Wild West. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Don't Give Up"  Percy and the Calliope - Percy and Diesel are instructed to take a rusty old organ - the calliope - to be melted down. Percy is determined to save it from this terrible fate. He pitches himself into a race against time to make the organ play before Percy and Diesel reach the Smelter's Yard. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers"  Raiders of the Lost Art - After TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a caricature of his art teacher instead of a perfectly good drawing of the back of Chuck Smith's head), he panics. Martha Says It with Flowers - Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille.G
2:00 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
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony"  HARD-LEARNED MONEY - After helping him break out of jail multiple times, The Learnerer uses Amazing Rope Guy to learn how to be an efficient criminal. Will he have learned too much by the time WordGirl figures out his plan and possibly be able to defeat her? Vocabulary Words: Divvy, Repetitive. GIFT PONY - When Violet gives Becky a brooch made of mysterious gemstones, Becky/WordGirl begins to feel woozy. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Falcon City"  The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Case of the Missing Memory"  Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "You Can't Teach An Orange Dog New Tricks"  Ruff's cousin Bluff Ruffman is about to send a gaggle of mysterious animals to the doghouse. In a panic, Ruff sends Marco and Shreya to Disney's Animal Kingdom to learn how to take care for animals. As a backup plan, Ruff wants to know how to make the animals disappear, and sends Rubye to Las Vegas to learn some magic from Penn and Teller. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy"  Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. D
5:00 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
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Roof of the World"  Taking the high road to Lhasa, Palin seeks to see for himself what the Chinese have done to Tibet. From the Potala Palace to the great monasteries of Tashi Lhunpo and Sera, he sees religion is once again tolerated, while the old Tibetan centre of the city is being torn down to be replaced with shopping malls and nightclubs. He also learns how to milk a yak, makes cheese with a nomad family, and travels to the summer horse festival in Yushu. Part 4 of 6G
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   HISTORY DETECTIVES tells four stories of our nation's beginning. First, Eduardo Pagan starts with a simple bill of sale for a 17-year old "negro girl" and learns how young Willoby's life unfolds from being property to owning property. Then Gwen Wright traces a powder horn from a muddy Minnesota field to a military captain in Massachusetts during the American Revolution. D
9:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part One"  Shared beliefs bring together five people in the abolitionist movement, which is in disarray. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Education of Michelle Rhee"  FRONTLINE follows Rhee's three years as chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools where she becomes an admired and reviled school reformer. As she returns to the national stage, FRONTLINE examines her legacy in Washington, D.C., including her battles with the teachers' union and her handling of a cheating scandal in the District.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Wonders of the West  "Cowboy Territory"  Come with us to a working cattle ranch and then take to the skies at the annual Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival, held at the base of the spectacular mountain range often referred to as the Swiss Alps of northern Nevada. Enjoy a glimpse of Cowboy Poetry and learn some of the traditions of the flourishing Basque culture in this region. Find out where to dig for opals, and visit a nearby fishing spot. D
12:30 am 
Wonders of the West  "Silver Trails Territory"  See some of the great state parks in Nevada including Cathedral Gorge, Beaver Dam, and Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park. Spend some time with us in Pahranagat Valley as we explore wetlands and Native American rock art. Learn the process of finding and creating jewelry from some of the finest turquoise in the world. D
1:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Walnut, IA"  Generalist and auctioneer Benedicta "Bene" Raia joins the rotating cast of pickers. Her specific interests are furniture, American folk art and antique dolls. Some key items found at the Walnut Antique Show are a Herman Miller chair, an aluminum plane and a piece of tramp art.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Midsize Sedan Shootout"  Road Test: Midsize Sedan Shootout Road Test: 2013 Porsche Boxster S Goss' Garage: Buying Parts Online. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Camouflage Challenge"  Elmo is taking pictures of his friends when they hear someone say something. It's Camouflage Carla! She is camouflaging and blending into the wall behind her. Elmo and Rosita want to camouflage too! Camouflage Carla tells them to join The Camouflage Club. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty"  Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers"  Raiders of the Lost Art - After TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a caricature of his art teacher instead of a perfectly good drawing of the back of Chuck Smith's head), he panics. Martha Says It with Flowers - Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille.G
5:00 am 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Hong Kong"  We get a Pacific Rim rush when we visit energetic, ever-changing Hong Kong. On a famous Star Ferry, Rudy savors one of the most majestic skylines on earth. Here, where ancient tradition cozies up to ultramodern, we take in monasteries, Chinese herbs and a city obsessed with shopping. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "People and Their Prickly Plants"  Enjoy a slice of the cactus-collecting life with a look into the ways people collect and enjoy some of the oddest plants in the world, then head to Scottsdale, Arizona to see the largest private collection of desert-area plants in the world. Also on the itinerary are visits to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and an amazing collection at Bach's Nursery in Tucson, Arizona, where they have a better success rate with their individually raised saguaro cacti than Mother Nature herself. Finally, travel on Interstate 10 to Los Angeles for North America's largest cactus and succulent show - the Olympics of cactus cultivation. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Roast Pork, Tuscan Style/Arista!"  Mary Ann travels to Tuscany to host a group of eager students who want to experience terrific Tuscan-style cooking. They team up to create Tuscan Black Cabbage Soup -Ribollita, Roast Pork, Tuscan-style, called Arista, Sauteed Mushrooms, a delicate Zucchini Tart, and for dessert, what else but Tuscany's most famous cookie, Biscotti di Prato. D
8:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Chania"  Eva visits a monastery with a special link to the Greek revolution, and a historical village that was restored after the discovery of an old olive press. D
8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "School Lunch with a Mexican Twist"  The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist). D
9:00 am 
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
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Part 2 of the landscape makeover of an historic 1920's era home. From choosing the plants, locating them in the garden, and digging them in, you will love the process and the results. Don't miss this GardenSMART. D
10:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver"  Singer/mandolinist Doyle Lawson is yet another deserving winner of a National Heritage Fellowship (2006). Lawson's band is known as the School of Bluegrass for its many high-profile alumni. This latest batch of hot young pickers lives up to that legacy, as Lawson leads them through state-of-the-art traditional and progressive bluegrass, as well as some of the most compelling a cappella Gospel harmonizing seen or heard anywhere. D
10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "From D.C. to Cajun Country"  Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar continues his Road to a GRAMMY journey by meeting up with GRAMMY winner India. Arie in Washington D.C. Dobet Gnahore, a stunning singer from west Africa, who shares a GRAMMY nomination with India. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Hat Contest"  Today on Sesame Street it's Who Can Wear the Most Hats on Their Head Day! Elmo and Zoe are play against each other, while Chris and Alan help add more and more hats. The Hat Check Girl is also there to help count the total number of hats on each of Elmo and Zoe's heads. Elmo and Zoe are tied at the end of every round! They also have to complete challenges while wearing the hats on their heads such as saying the alphabet while standing on one leg and estimating the amount of hats they have. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Big Surf Wave"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting one of nature's most difficult scenes to recreate.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "Seasons Of Love," the signature intro to "Satin Doll" and how to cover your mistakes when playing. Featured artists include David Tolley, Jack Widner, Bobby Floyd and Bradley Sowash. D
3:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Icelandic Volcanoes"  In the wake of the 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano that paralyzed one of the world's major air traffic networks for days, this film tries to understand which volcano could wake up next, how powerful the eruption could be, and what the consequences of a major eruption are likely to be. Part 1 of 6G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallajkull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
6:00 pm 
Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure   LIQUID ASSETS, a ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. These systems - some in the ground for more than 100 years - provide a critical public health function and are essential for economic development and growth. Largely out of sight and out of mind, these aging systems have not been maintained, and some estimates suggest this is the single largest public works endeavor in our nation's history. D
7:30 pm 
Body's Secret Army   The program introduces viewers to scientists, doctors, and patients who are united by their determination to unlock the immune system's mysteries, as well as to some of the Nobel Prize awarded pioneers whose discoveries opened the doors to today's advances.G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Dead Men's Tales"  Alda meets scientists reconstructing mysterious past events from the evidence of excavated remains. Stories include the mysterious destruction of the Jamestown colony and the unconfirmed hanging of outlaw Wild Bill Longley. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallajkull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
10:00 pm 
Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure   LIQUID ASSETS, a ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. These systems - some in the ground for more than 100 years - provide a critical public health function and are essential for economic development and growth. Largely out of sight and out of mind, these aging systems have not been maintained, and some estimates suggest this is the single largest public works endeavor in our nation's history. D
11:30 pm 
Body's Secret Army   The program introduces viewers to scientists, doctors, and patients who are united by their determination to unlock the immune system's mysteries, as well as to some of the Nobel Prize awarded pioneers whose discoveries opened the doors to today's advances.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Preocupaciones (Worries)"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G
12:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Introducing Arts Education"  This program includes three segments: What Is Arts Education? (14 minutes) shows a montage of insights from teachers and administrators, plus examples of successful arts instruction in classrooms across America. What Are the Arts? (5 minutes) presents teachers, administrators, students, and parents who offer thoughtful and sometimes humorous comments on what the arts mean to them. In How Do You Know They. D
12:30 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Expanding The Role of the Arts Specialist"  Three arts teachers work with colleagues around their schools, using collaborative techniques that go beyond the traditional work of arts specialists. Kathy DeJean is a dance artist at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans; Mary Perkerson is the visual art teacher at Harmony Leland Elementary School in Mableton, Georgia; and Amanda Newberry is the theatre specialist at Lusher. D
1:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Introduction"  This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicusto Newton, and links thenphysics of the heavens and the earth. D
1:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. D
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
3:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Friction"  Slippery scientists Mimi, Haley, Tara and Lauren investigate the icy sport of curling. Sara and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How can you practice your hockey moves without ice?. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Behind The Scenes of a Flower Show (Seattle, WA)"  A firsthand look at how these display gardens are created and how to get the most from your visit to any show. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Falcon City"  The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!. D
5:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Chef Matt Littledog-Simon & Seaforts: Anchorage, AK"  In July, we travel to the icy waters of Alaska, home to the world's only certified sustainable salmon fishery, where Chef Littledog guides us through the remarkable story of wild salmon and goes fishing right next to hungry grizzly bears as they dive for fish. Recipes: Wild Alaska Salmon Stuffed with Bread Pudding & Mushrooms; Risotto-Encrusted Wild Alaska Salmon Steak. D
5:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Sweet On You"  Satisfying a sweet tooth doesn't have to happen at the cookie jar. For a healthy take on "sweet," try Christina's Beet and Avocado Salad, Pan-Fried Polenta with Oven-Roasted Squash and decadent Chocolate Almond Cups. D
6:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Provence"  From St. Remy, Rudy makes forays into the villages and countryside and cities of Provence.G
6:30 am 
The Seasoned Traveler  "Slovenia"  In this Eastern European country, George Bauer stops in two enchanting alpine resort areas: Bled, with its perfect lake and stately 16th-century castle, and Bohinj, located in Slovenia's only national park. Other highlights include Skofja Loka, which boasts a charming town square and centuries-old inn; the capital city of Ljubljana, whose ancient roots are evident in the ruins and relics found in its Old Town district; the amazing rock formations of 4 million-year-old Postojna Caves; Predjama Castle, carved into the mouth of a rock cliff; and Lipica, birthplace of the famous Lipizzaner Stallion tradition. D
7:00 am 
Hometime  "Kitchen & Mud Room Remodel 1"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME crew begin updating the 1970s remodel of a 1911 kitchen with new windows and a new patio door in the bump-out. D
7:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Cherry Console"  Sturdy construction and a classic design are just a couple of the features of this classic cherry console. Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you how to turn a sheet of plywood and some hardwood edging into an elegant storage project. D
8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Inspired Gardens"  This week, VICTORY GARDEN host Jamie Durie demonstrates how to create a dramatic bougainvillea espalier, inspired by the Getty Museum in California. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom takes viewers on a "seasonal walk" through the world-famous New York Botanical Garden to demonstrate how to sustain a low-maintenance seasonal border all year long. Resident chef Michel Nischan teams up with renowned Boston-based chef Barbara Lynch to dry vegetables for year-round use and stir them up into a hearty Italian summer minestra - a flavorful soup that uses the garden to its best advantage. D
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living"  Landscaping, gardening and the environment get their due as Vicki and Sloan decorate two outdoor porches, plant stunning container gardens, preserve the lot's trees and natural areas with expert advice from master gardeners. D
9:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Decorative Stitch Lace Inserts"  Dainty Design dress with decorative stitch lace inserts; Sew Quick, Sew Easy reverse applique with lace embellishments on a purchased linen placemat; And Sew On segment on making spaghetti flowers with chenille pompom centers; Hand embroidered point turc. Guests: Rlarry Touchette, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Northern Lights"  On a black background, Bob Ross creates an incredible scene with mountain, cabin and the notorious lights of the northern sky. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. Recipes: Bruschetta Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Greens, Clams with Chorizo and Orange, and Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Maple Syrup Compote. D
10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Salmon with Herb Sauce & Orange Olive Oil Cake"  Joanne shares her trick for cooking salmon and creating a fresh herb sauce, and gives her student Yasu her first baking lesson. Recipes: (1) OLIVE OIL AND ORANGE-ESSENCE CAKE WITH SOFT CREAM, (2) CRISP SALMON WITH GREEN HERB AND CAPER SAUCE. Student: Yasu Maskay - Public Relations Consultant. D
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Se Derrumbo! (It Collapsed!)"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Preocupaciones (Worries)"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G
12:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Introducing Arts Education"  This program includes three segments: What Is Arts Education? (14 minutes) shows a montage of insights from teachers and administrators, plus examples of successful arts instruction in classrooms across America. What Are the Arts? (5 minutes) presents teachers, administrators, students, and parents who offer thoughtful and sometimes humorous comments on what the arts mean to them. In How Do You Know They. D
12:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Expanding The Role of the Arts Specialist"  Three arts teachers work with colleagues around their schools, using collaborative techniques that go beyond the traditional work of arts specialists. Kathy DeJean is a dance artist at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans; Mary Perkerson is the visual art teacher at Harmony Leland Elementary School in Mableton, Georgia; and Amanda Newberry is the theatre specialist at Lusher. D
1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Introduction"  This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicusto Newton, and links thenphysics of the heavens and the earth. D
1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. D
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Friction"  Slippery scientists Mimi, Haley, Tara and Lauren investigate the icy sport of curling. Sara and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How can you practice your hockey moves without ice?. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Case of the Missing Memory"  Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. D
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Game Day Pressure"  Jacques makes crunchy kale and shows how to make chile without fuss in a pressure cooker. Dessert is pearsbonne femme, easy and decadent.G
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Backyard Chicken Dinner"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Grill-Smoked Chicken and serves it with Salt-Baked Potatoes. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the perfect cooler in the Equipment Corner. D
6:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Jeff and Chris Galvin, London"  Jeff and Chris Galvin have started a food movement in London. From garnering Michelin stars to opening up what has been noted as the best French restaurant in the UK, viewers get to cook and dine with the masters. Sumptuous meals are presented, such as Lasagna of Dorset Sole served with Veloute of Girolles and a main course of Poached Landaise Chicken with Summer Vegetables & Rosemary Butter Sauce. D
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tacos, Tacos, Tacos"  This episode explores three very different, very authentic and very simple twists on Mexican tacos, one of Mexico's most iconic foods. Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos; Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole; Adobo Fish Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. D
7:00 pm 
Hometime  "Kitchen & Mud Room Remodel 1"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME crew begin updating the 1970s remodel of a 1911 kitchen with new windows and a new patio door in the bump-out. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Immigrating to America, I"  Burt has spent most of his life as a stranger reporting from strange lands and trying to understand what was going on. A few years ago he decided to look at his own country and try to discover the true history of our population. Each year the United States grants permanent residency to more immigrants than all the other nations of the world combined. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Game Day Pressure"  Jacques makes crunchy kale and shows how to make chile without fuss in a pressure cooker. Dessert is pearsbonne femme, easy and decadent.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Backyard Chicken Dinner"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Grill-Smoked Chicken and serves it with Salt-Baked Potatoes. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the perfect cooler in the Equipment Corner. D
9:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Old Cape Cod"  John Shields shares secrets from his culinary training ground - Cape Cod - with a Squid Stew from the legendary Clem and Ursie's, paired with Boston Baked Brown Bread. Other recipes include Back Bay Clam Chowder, and Wellfleet Cranberry Scones. Kitchen Goddess Andrea then explains how to serve scones. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. Recipes: Bruschetta Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Greens, Clams with Chorizo and Orange, and Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Maple Syrup Compote. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
11:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D
11:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. Cast members include the book's Nobel-prize winning author, Orhan Pamuk, and its English translator, Erdag Goknar. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Matt Damon (actor/writer) Pt. 2. D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "Arusi Persian Wedding "  Set against the turbulent relationship between the United States and Iran, Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani captures the struggle and excitement of her brother Alex and his bride Heather as they plan a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran. But when Alex's Iranian-born parents and Heather's conservative American father meet for the first time, cultures clash and test the couple to their limits. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Chiklis (actor). D
4:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL
4:30 am 
European Journal  "Greece's Refugees Want to Go Home"  Greece: Refugees Want to Go Home - They came by the hundred thousands in hopes of a better life in Europe. Now they are beginning to return to their home countries -- with no money and little hope. Many refugees from Afghanistan, Iran, Morocco, and Nigeria risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean or the precarious Evros River to enter Greece. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Acrobat"  Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher. D
6:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "War & Peace in the Modern World"  Speakers: Paul Rieckhoff, Michael Mullen, Stanley McChrystal, Stephen Carter, Anne-Marie Slaughter. D
7:00 am 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Chiklis (actor). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Matt Damon (actor/writer) Pt. 2. D
10:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL
10:30 am 
European Journal  "Greece's Refugees Want to Go Home"  Greece: Refugees Want to Go Home - They came by the hundred thousands in hopes of a better life in Europe. Now they are beginning to return to their home countries -- with no money and little hope. Many refugees from Afghanistan, Iran, Morocco, and Nigeria risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean or the precarious Evros River to enter Greece. D
11:00 am 
Global Voices  "Acrobat"  Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
12:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Doris Kearns Goodwin: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks with host Marcia Franklin about the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln.G
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Acrobat"  Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher. D
5:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "War & Peace in the Modern World"  Speakers: Paul Rieckhoff, Michael Mullen, Stanley McChrystal, Stephen Carter, Anne-Marie Slaughter. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Doris Kearns Goodwin: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks with host Marcia Franklin about the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "War & Peace in the Modern World"  Speakers: Paul Rieckhoff, Michael Mullen, Stanley McChrystal, Stephen Carter, Anne-Marie Slaughter. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G

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