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12:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt"  Globe trekker Holly Morris travels down the iconic Nile River from Aswan to Cairo visiting some of the greatest sites of antiquity from the age of pharaohs, including the temples of Ramses the 2nd in Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and the Great Pyramids. D
1:00 am 
NOVA  "Super Tunnel"  Follow an army of engineers and designers as they tackle the complex challenge of building Crossrail, a massive new subterranean railway deep beneath the streets of London. D
2:00 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Get The Ball Rolling"  The road-trippers take a much-needed meditative break in Yosemite National Park before continuing on to DEF CON, a Las Vegas conference that dispels some of their misconceptions about "hackers." Then it's off to Denver, where the team lets loose at Sphero, a robotics company that puts an emphasis on fun. In Chicago, 3D printer Dima Elissa encourages the team to embrace their unique identities. D
2:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "The Door's Wide Open"  The final week of the trip begins in New York, where the team sits down with the co-founders of New York on Tech, an organization providing tech-based training to low-income students in Brooklyn. The last leg of the journey takes the Green RV to Boston, Natalie's hometown. After conducting their final interview at MIT, the team reflects on the friendships and lessons they'll take home with them. D
3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Behind The Scenes"  A common question that the Curiosity Quest crew receives is, "How do you make the show?" So we pulled together behind the scenes footage from host Joel Greene and the crew as they travels around the U.S. to create new episodes of Curiosity Quest. D
3:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Mirrors"  Mirror mirror on the wall.please tell us how you are made. Join Joel and contest winner, Genna on this unique episode to answer the winning quest letter about how mirrors are made. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Waves"  With an analysis of simple harmonic motion and a stroke of genius, Newton extended mechanics to the propagation of sound. D
4:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Wars of Religion"  For a century and a half, the quarrels of Protestants and Catholics tear Europe apart.G
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: IV"  This episode is the fourth segment of the four-part review of the entire series and features Raquel talking about her experiences since arriving in Mexico.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Quad Slenderizing"  In this episode of Classical Stretch, join Miranda Esmonde-White for this all-floor workout will slenderize and strengthen your quads while increasing mobility in your spine. D
6:30 am 
Arthur  "The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences"  NULL
7:00 am 
Odd Squad  "O Is Not for Over"  O is Not for Over - Olive and Otto face their biggest challenge yet. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; identifying and extending patterns and using deductive reasoning to solve problems. D
7:30 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7"  "Round and Round" -The kids learn how all the planets both orbit around the Sun and rotate on their own axes at the same time. Curriculum: The planets both revolve around the sun and rotate on their axis. "The Plant From Bortron 7" - Jet attempts to grow a seed from his home planet, but the light from our Sun is stronger than the light from Bortron 7, and has a surprising effect on the plant! Curriculum: There are different kinds of stars, which emit different kinds of light. D
8:00 am 
Nature Cat  "Star Gazers/A Jump to Remember"  Star Gazers = Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks and Hal are so excited for tonight! They are going star gazing and are hoping to see some shooting stars! They are all ready, they have their blankets and pillows and hot cocoa and a star map of the sky! There's only one thing they didn't count on - Nature Cat falling asleep! A Jump To Remember - Nature Cat has been trying to get into the Animal Book of World Records forever, and it looks like he is down to his last chance as he tries to be the champion animal snow ski jumper. But there is just one slight problem: there is no snow on the ground on this winter's day! He can't snow ski jump without snow! When all seems lost, and Nature Cat's dream seems dashed, the gang has an idea - is it possible to actually create their own snow? Tally ho!. D
8:30 am 
Curious George  "George and Marco Sound It Out/A Monkey's Duckling"  George and Marco Sound It Out - Nothing can stop George from listening to his favorite band, Lobos de Plata, a Latin band that plays in Endless Park. So when the bandstand is taken down, George goes on a mission with his friend and band-member, 8 year-old Marco, to find a perfect place for the band to play. After a day of checking the acoustics at Pisghetti's, the zoo, and George's lobby, their last hope is the museum. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Friday t he 13th Problem/The Looking Glass Problem"  The Friday the 13th Problem - Camp Ninwawa. At the camp sleepover, Richard is terrorized by a number: 13! Primary Content: Counting in the teens Secondary Content: Addition, subtraction. The Looking Glass Problem - Peg's House / Wonderland. D
9:30 am 
Splash and Bubbles  "One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2"  When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help the mischievous turtle on his journey and see some new places along the way!. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Very Cookie Mothers Day"  Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19. D
10:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied"  Meet the Beetles - Nick and Sally must protect their cookie jar from cookie snatchers! But how? Well by meeting three of the Cat's beetle friends, that's how! Stan the Giant Stag beetle shows them how to look scary, while Cliff the Click beetle teaches them to make a noise them jump! And Bobbi the Bombardier beetle has a stinky surprise for those that try to sneak up on her. Now Nick and Sally can keep their cookies safe! Tongue Tied - Mmm, there's nothing better than a blueberry popsicle, even though it makes your tongue blue! Speaking of tongues, the Cat has some friends with marvelous tongues! The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches. Then Snifty the boa snake shows them how she uses her tongue to smell. D
11:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "One Big Dinosaur/Play Date with Annie"  One Big Dinosaur - Tiny and Buddy visit a dinosaur family called Argentinosaurus, some of the biggest land creatures ever! The kids find out there are great things about being really big, and that it's also great being their own size. Play Date with Annie - Buddy is excited that his friend Annie Tyrannosaurus is coming to the Pteranodon nest to visit and play with them. After Tiny feels left out, Buddy and Annie show her that they can all be friends!. D
11:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip   In this special, the Tiger Family heads out on a road trip to Grandpere's! At first, Daniel doesn't know what to expect on the ride, but with a helpful map from Mom Tiger, Daniel learns that there are so many exciting things to do and see when you're on a trip with your family. D
12:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2"  When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help the mischievous turtle on his journey and see some new places along the way!. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Useful"  Kevin the Steamie - Kevin decides that he wants to be able to shunt like a Steamie so he can join in a game of Bish, Bash, Bosh with Thomas and Percy. The game is about shunting oil drums. While Kevin is practicing his shunting, he causes chaos in the Steam Works. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences"  NULL
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Very Cookie Mothers Day"  Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "First One to Win Wins/A Little Bigger WordGirl"  FIRST ONE TO WIN WINS - At the Botsford house, TJ has turned everything into an impossible competition, causing Becky to grow more and more frustrated every time she loses. When the Butcher steals Mrs. Von Hoosinghaus' prize poodle, Becky is eager to suit up as WordGirl and finally claim victory. But is it possible WordGirl might actually lose to the Butcher? Or will she discover that there are more important things than being the winner? Vocabulary Words: Victor, Fume. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Star Gazers/A Jump to Remember"  Star Gazers = Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks and Hal are so excited for tonight! They are going star gazing and are hoping to see some shooting stars! They are all ready, they have their blankets and pillows and hot cocoa and a star map of the sky! There's only one thing they didn't count on - Nature Cat falling asleep! A Jump To Remember - Nature Cat has been trying to get into the Animal Book of World Records forever, and it looks like he is down to his last chance as he tries to be the champion animal snow ski jumper. But there is just one slight problem: there is no snow on the ground on this winter's day! He can't snow ski jump without snow! When all seems lost, and Nature Cat's dream seems dashed, the gang has an idea - is it possible to actually create their own snow? Tally ho!. D
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7"  "Round and Round" -The kids learn how all the planets both orbit around the Sun and rotate on their own axes at the same time. Curriculum: The planets both revolve around the sun and rotate on their axis. "The Plant From Bortron 7" - Jet attempts to grow a seed from his home planet, but the light from our Sun is stronger than the light from Bortron 7, and has a surprising effect on the plant! Curriculum: There are different kinds of stars, which emit different kinds of light. D
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "First Day"  In this two-part episode, agents struggle with a case while Oscar interviews candidates to run the Odd Squad Creature Room. Curriculum: Data and charts. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with the French election in the rear view mirror, are the risks to the market lessening across the board? Plus, what Warren Buffett is saying now about Apple. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Virginia Beach, Hour Three"  Discover Virginia Beach's hidden treasures, such as a 1554 Giorgio Ghisi engraving after Bronzino, a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, ca. 1890, and a 1962 Mercury Capsule antenna.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Corpus Christi, Hour Two"  The show first investigates vintage flash art at a local tattoo parlor. A guest brings in John Lennon's signature from a memorable meeting with the Beatles. Another guest brings a book inscribed by Salvador Dali that is valued up to $15,000. Part 2 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt"  Globe trekker Holly Morris travels down the iconic Nile River from Aswan to Cairo visiting some of the greatest sites of antiquity from the age of pharaohs, including the temples of Ramses the 2nd in Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and the Great Pyramids. D
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Prison In Twelve Landscapes"  More people are imprisoned in the United States at this present moment than in any other time or place in history, yet prisons themselves have never felt further away or more out of sight. The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is a film about the prison in which we never see an actual penitentiary. A meditation on the prison's disappearance in the era of mass incarceration, the film unfolds as a cinematic journey through a series of ordinary places across the USA where prisons affect lives. D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust   For Jews during the Holocaust, there wasn't much reprieve from the despair and horror surrounding them, but music-particularly that of violins, which hold an important role in Jewish culture-offered temporary solace and a glimmer of humanity. Violinists in concentration camps were sometimes treated better and even spared their lives because of their ability to play this important instrument. Narrated by Adrien Brody ("The Pianist" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel"), VIOLINS OF HOPE: STRINGS OF THE HOLOCAUST follows the journey of Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein in his efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, and captures the lessons and highlights the music the instruments now bring to others. D
1:00 am 
First Peoples  "Europe"  When Homo sapiens turned up in prehistoric Europe, they ran into the Neanderthals. The two types of human were similar enough to interbreed - and they were just as capable at making artifacts. But as more Homo sapiens moved into Europe, there was an explosion of art and symbolic thought. Part 5 of 5G
2:00 am 
Frontline  "Second Chance Kids"  A fight over the fate of juveniles in prison for murder, following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The film examines the impact of the order to re-evaluate thousands of juvenile murder cases and follows two of the first convicts to be released. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Rockhounds"  Follow veteran gem stone and fossil gatherers, as well as families on casual outings, in this new OUTDOOR IDAHO episode filmed at gem and fossil sites around the state.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   NULL
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Mi Amiguita Rosita"  Rosita is bothered by a story that doesn't resonate with her culture, so she writes her own book about things she loves: dancing, Mexican wrestling and playing with her friends. Also featuring celeb vocab in espanol with Gina Rodrigues, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the ABC's and the number 9. D
4:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "To Catch A Bird/The Best Party Ever"  To Catch a Bird - When Jetta's trophy and locket are missing, all fingers and paws point to Emily - all of them except for Clifford's! The dogs, led by Clifford, finally prove Emily didn't steal anything, and Clifford learns the value of having faith in a friend. The Best Party Ever - Jetta ridicules Emily for not planning enough exciting activities for her birthday party, so Charley convinces Emily not to invite her. But Emily realizes that Jetta's feelings were hurt and invites her after all. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School"  Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Super Tunnel"  Follow an army of engineers and designers as they tackle the complex challenge of building Crossrail, a massive new subterranean railway deep beneath the streets of London. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Amsterdam"  Rick explores Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, which is by turns quaint and jarring, traditional and modern. Amsterdam boasts Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffeeshops.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Genoa and the Italian Riviera"  From the port town of Genoa, Rudy tours palaces and dines on world-class pesto before heading south to Portofino.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Driest Desert in the World"  The Pan-American Highway stretches thousands of miles from Alaska to the southern tip of Chile and includes a jaunt through the extremely arid coastal desert of Peru. From Peru's capital city of Lima, hit the road on an adventure through this "driest desert in the world." The first stop is the Ballestas Islands 15 miles off the coast and home to a rich array of marine life. D
8:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sustainable Surf"  Sara is passionate about seafood, but also about eating it responsibly, without depleting the vast culinary gift the ocean offers. That's also the mission of our guest, Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. Huynh brings a favorite seafood dish with a nod to his native Vietnam - grilled shrimp and lettuce wraps, and then to pull out the stops it's his roasted branzino - a culinary experience for fish lovers!. D
9:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Jacques Pepin"  This week on Simply Ming, the iconic television host, artist and master chef, Jacques Pepin, joins Ming as they cook up chicken livers two ways. Jacques is making chicken livers with mushroom port cranberry sauce, olive oil small potatoes, and topping it all off with an incredible chocolate Souffle; while Ming tries to match that with a hot chicken liver mousse with bacon-thyme sauce. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   A unique way to remember our nation's history is through plants. Some have been around for generations, most likely because they're durable. Others may be forgotten, yet they deserve our attention. D
10:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Arousing Your Senses"  Allen shares recipes and garden advice on herbs and fruit that appeal to our sense of smell and taste. He shows us how to plant a citrus herb container and how to use some of the herbs in fabulous recipes. Allen will also show us how to prepare a refreshing sun tea with lemon and fresh rosemary. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country  "Big Family Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Freight House Antiques in Erving, Massachusetts, where scones are baked fresh daily. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect mixed berry scones at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for pizza cutters. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters"  Enjoy new classics and fan favorites from music icon Robert Plant. The British superstar sings classics from the catalogs of Led Zeppelin, the blues canon and his solo Americana albums. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Very Cookie Mothers Day"  Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Big Dinosaur/Play Date with Annie"  One Big Dinosaur - Tiny and Buddy visit a dinosaur family called Argentinosaurus, some of the biggest land creatures ever! The kids find out there are great things about being really big, and that it's also great being their own size. Play Date with Annie - Buddy is excited that his friend Annie Tyrannosaurus is coming to the Pteranodon nest to visit and play with them. After Tiny feels left out, Buddy and Annie show her that they can all be friends!. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied"  Meet the Beetles - Nick and Sally must protect their cookie jar from cookie snatchers! But how? Well by meeting three of the Cat's beetle friends, that's how! Stan the Giant Stag beetle shows them how to look scary, while Cliff the Click beetle teaches them to make a noise them jump! And Bobbi the Bombardier beetle has a stinky surprise for those that try to sneak up on her. Now Nick and Sally can keep their cookies safe! Tongue Tied - Mmm, there's nothing better than a blueberry popsicle, even though it makes your tongue blue! Speaking of tongues, the Cat has some friends with marvelous tongues! The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches. Then Snifty the boa snake shows them how she uses her tongue to smell. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "First One to Win Wins/A Little Bigger WordGirl"  FIRST ONE TO WIN WINS - At the Botsford house, TJ has turned everything into an impossible competition, causing Becky to grow more and more frustrated every time she loses. When the Butcher steals Mrs. Von Hoosinghaus' prize poodle, Becky is eager to suit up as WordGirl and finally claim victory. But is it possible WordGirl might actually lose to the Butcher? Or will she discover that there are more important things than being the winner? Vocabulary Words: Victor, Fume. D
3:00 pm 
The Mind of a Chef  "Garbage"  Explore what is, and what is not, garbage in the kitchen as Chef Hamilton demonstrates how dishes get better the longer you re-use ingredients. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Southeast England"  Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. D
4:00 pm 
The Kate  "Jane Lynch"  Jane Lynch takes to The Katestage with See Jane Sing!, her comedy cabaret including special guests Kate Flannery (The Office) and Tim Davis (Glee's musical arranger) backed by the swinging Tony Guerrero Quintet. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt"  Globe trekker Holly Morris travels down the iconic Nile River from Aswan to Cairo visiting some of the greatest sites of antiquity from the age of pharaohs, including the temples of Ramses the 2nd in Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and the Great Pyramids. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Rockhounds"  Follow veteran gem stone and fossil gatherers, as well as families on casual outings, in this new OUTDOOR IDAHO episode filmed at gem and fossil sites around the state.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Hungary, Austria and Germany - Sampling the Danube's Delights"  Joseph samples the delights along the banks of Europe's second-longest river when he travels from Budapest, Hungary through Austria to Nuremberg, Germany on the Danube. The river is a watery avenue that rivals Paris' Champs-Elysees in offering a never-ending array of fascinating and eye-catching treasures. Along its course a mosaic of magnificent cities, quaint villages, fields and forests unfold and each stop along the way reveals a piece of Europe's ongoing cultural tale. D
9:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Tillamook Rock Lighthouse"  A look at how the isolated, storm-battered lighthouse on Tillamook Rock earned the nickname "Terrible Tillie." See the pleasures of river snorkeling and all lies beneath even the smallest bodies of water. And a simple broadcast of the comings and goings of ships passing Astoria has evolved into the most popular show on KMUN. It illuminates the sometimes invisible world of mariners.G
9:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Heartbeat of Vallenato"  Host Jacob Edgar's journeys through Colombia reveal the country's amazing geographical, cultural and musical diversity. This time, his travels take him from the ranches and farmlands of Valledupar through the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range and on to the Caribbean coast. The small city of Valledupar is the cradle of vallenato, a rustic, folksy and distinctly Colombian music style. D
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt"  Globe trekker Holly Morris travels down the iconic Nile River from Aswan to Cairo visiting some of the greatest sites of antiquity from the age of pharaohs, including the temples of Ramses the 2nd in Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and the Great Pyramids. D
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Rockhounds"  Follow veteran gem stone and fossil gatherers, as well as families on casual outings, in this new OUTDOOR IDAHO episode filmed at gem and fossil sites around the state.G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
12:00 am 
Theater Talk  "Groundhog Day"  Guests: Actor Andy Karl, director Matthew Warchus, and screenwriter/librettist Danny Rubin. D
12:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Seek An Alternative God?"  God, if there is a God, a personal, conscious, all-powerful Supreme Being? Some offer radically different concepts of "God". D
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun.G
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Integration"  Newton and Leibniz arrive at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Interior"  Demonstrates how seismic waves occur and explains the measurement of gravity, heat flow, and earth magnetism, to provide information about Earth's interior.G
3:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Super Sleuths"  At a forensics summer camp, super sleuths Emi and friends team up with real forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "How Do You Get Money?"  Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including Amazon. D
5:00 am 
On Story  "Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson: A Conversation"  In this second On Story installation featuring Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonathan Demme, the duo look back on the vision, style, influences, and creative passion for Demme's The Silence of the Lambs, Stop Making Sense, Rachel Getting Married and Something Wild. D
5:30 am 
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
6:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Edible Landscaping"  P. Allen Smith searches the suburbs of Chicago and finds a front yard filled with edible flora. Allen also makes a stop at the nation's first certified organic rooftop farm. D
6:30 am 
Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook  "Italian Inspiration"  Annabel Langbein visits actor Sam Neill's Two Paddocks vineyard to harvest saffron and pick heritage pears, then invites him and his team to her cabin to try her modern take on classic Italian osso bucco and saffron risotto. Her pear and prune custard cream dessert has everyone swooning. Recipes from this episode: choconut slice, balsamic glaze, beet, fennel and goat cheese salad, osso bucco, gremolata, saffron spinach risotto, pear and prune custard cream, coffee liqueur, extra-special coffees. D
7:00 am 
Painting The Town with Eric Dowdle  "Cancun, Mexico"  Cancun, Mexico - This is a magical, mystic land full of wonder. Cancun was rediscovered in the 1970's and developed as Mexico's Caribbean answer to the Pacific resorts. While the white sand beaches have become a relaxation and party mecca, just behind the clubs, beneath the beaches, and cloaked by jungle is the deeper history of the Mexican people and the Mayan mysteries. D
7:30 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Armenia - Ancient History and Modern Traditions, Part 1"  While today Armenia is the size of Maryland, it once stretched from the Caspian to the Mediterranean Sea and from Persia to the Caucasus. Armenia is older than Christianity and within its ancient borders lies Mt. Ararat, the final resting place of Noah's ark, and although now lost to Turkey, the 16,000-foot mountain still stands as a symbol of Armenian persistence. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Detroit Fixing The Fascia"  Rough wiring is installed in the kitchen. A new HVAC system goes in. Richard heads to Flint, MI, to learn about their ongoing water crisis. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Interior Trim, Doors and Windows"  This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac we are finally able to finish the interior of the shop. Tommy finishes up the interior doors and trim and moves on to the windows for the final touches. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Best of Garden Home: Gardening"  P. Allen Smith highlights some of his favorite gardening segments in this blast from the past. D
9:30 am 
Make Your Mark  "Victorian Chic"  A walking stick, three-mirror vanity, black jewelry and painted tea set brings to life PBS' hit show Downton Abbey. Projects: Walking Stick With Glass Knob; Jet Black Jewelry; Three-Mirror Vanity; Painted Tea Set. D
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "A Little of This, A Little of That"  Through a wide variety of projects, explore the latest trends in contemporary quilting. Sue Spargo shares some basic handwork techniques for wool applique, which is all the rage. Teri Tope creates a large-size insulated bottle tote for the quilter on the go or to give as a gift. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Backwater Swamps, Part 4"  In the final session Jerry shows his viewers how to underpaint the cabin nestled in the swamp. Then shows how to detail and highlight the cabin. Then he shows how to finish up the highlights and details on the trees, water, and hanging moss. D
11:00 am 
BBQ with Franklin  "The Pits"  Aaron takes a deep-dive into the realm of BBQ pits, as personal as they are functional. Explore different types of smokers from those at the roots of Texas BBQ to the kinds bought in stores. Aaron builds a smoker out of a 250 gallon propane tank. D
11:30 am 
Ellie's Real Good Food  "No Brainer Breakfasts"  Ellie tackles the challenge we all face every day--what's for breakfast, especially in a busy household when everyone is out the door like a pool ball break. She helps out Mary, a mom and an elite athlete and coach, who literally hits the ground running each morning. Recipes: Make-ahead mini frittatas with leeks and asparagus; Morning glory baked oatmeal; Peanut butter and grapes wrap; Avocado toast with egg. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Great Conversations: E. J. Dionne and James Fallows"  Journalist and political commentator E.J. Dionne, a long-time op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, talks about his book Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism - from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. He is interviewed by James Fallows, a National correspondent for The Atlantic. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Integration"  Newton and Leibniz arrive at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D
3:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Interior"  Demonstrates how seismic waves occur and explains the measurement of gravity, heat flow, and earth magnetism, to provide information about Earth's interior.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Super Sleuths"  At a forensics summer camp, super sleuths Emi and friends team up with real forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How Do You Get Money?"  Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including Amazon. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson: A Conversation"  In this second On Story installation featuring Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonathan Demme, the duo look back on the vision, style, influences, and creative passion for Demme's The Silence of the Lambs, Stop Making Sense, Rachel Getting Married and Something Wild. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "All The Right Angles"  Motherboard mistakenly sends a treasure map to Hacker. The treasure is the secret to the legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. If Hacker finds it, cyberspace is doomed! To help Motherboard, the kids must find the secret treasure before Hacker does, and use their skill with angles to read the strange map that contains only riddles about twists and turns. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "A Little of This, A Little of That"  Through a wide variety of projects, explore the latest trends in contemporary quilting. Sue Spargo shares some basic handwork techniques for wool applique, which is all the rage. Teri Tope creates a large-size insulated bottle tote for the quilter on the go or to give as a gift. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Backwater Swamps, Part 4"  In the final session Jerry shows his viewers how to underpaint the cabin nestled in the swamp. Then shows how to detail and highlight the cabin. Then he shows how to finish up the highlights and details on the trees, water, and hanging moss. D
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Sunday Family Food"  Sunday in Merida is a day not to miss. It is a joyous weekly celebration of food, dancing, and culture. Pati starts her day like most Meridians, at the market. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "Vincenzo"  Chef Stellino honors his father by creating irresistible, updated versions of the classic recipes that he loved - while transporting us all back in time. Dishes include: Mussels with garlic, ginger and sparkling wine. (A Stellino family favorite) / swordfish with peas and tomato sauce (A deliciously, simple way to prepare swordfish) / gelo di melone (watermelon pudding). D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Detroit Fixing The Fascia"  Rough wiring is installed in the kitchen. A new HVAC system goes in. Richard heads to Flint, MI, to learn about their ongoing water crisis. D
8:30 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Pearl River Delta: Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong: Quest for Harmony   The adventurer explores the Pearl River Delta of South China in search of the roots of harmony in this 10th installment of the intermittent series, visiting Macau and Guangdong Province in China as well as Hong Kong. In each location, he witnesses traditional customs and religion meshing with the new and modern. He explores the integration of Western sensibility with Eastern aesthetic, and meets people who continue to seek a civilized harmony with the natural world.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Sweet and Savory"  It's all about the balance today as Lidia pairs some unexpected ingredients that result in the best of flavors. She starts the meal with her prosciutto and fig bruschetta: grilled bread topped with a salty sweet combination of prosciutto and fig jam; spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens: spaghetti tossed with fennel, escarole and a splash of balsamic; chocolate anise biscotti: the "twice cooked" Italian cookie made with chocolate and anise. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "The Devil Made Me Do It"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect grilled chicken diavolo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for water bottles. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of hard cider. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Michael Scelfo"  Everyone's favorite party dish gets a new twist! Michael Scelfo, owner and chef of Alden & Harlow, named one of the best new restaurants by Bon Appetit, joins Ming to make three game-changing hummus dishes. Using butternut squash, curry and edamame, they're creating dishes that are delicious and healthy, this week on Simply Ming!. D
11:00 pm 
BBQ with Franklin  "The Pits"  Aaron takes a deep-dive into the realm of BBQ pits, as personal as they are functional. Explore different types of smokers from those at the roots of Texas BBQ to the kinds bought in stores. Aaron builds a smoker out of a 250 gallon propane tank. D
11:30 pm 
DayTripper  "Round Rock, Tx"  Chet heads to the "Sports Capital of Texas." He eats a Texas-sized donut, takes a beekeeping class from Round Rock Honey, and then explores the history of town on Hairy Man Road and Main Street, where outlaw Sam Bass faced his final shootout. He finishes up the day cheering for the home AAA baseball team, the Round Rock Express. D
12:00 am 
Doc World  "The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor"  In 1975 the murderous regime of Cambodia's Pol Pot forced Dr. Haing S. Ngor and thousands of others into labor camps. Dr. Ngor escaped after years of torture and eventually recreated his experiences for the theatrical film, The Killing Fields, a role that won him an Oscar. This is the story of Haing Ngor: one of the most recognized survivors of the Cambodian genocide and a man who became a worldwide ambassador for justice in his homeland, only to be murdered in a Los Angeles Chinatown alley. D
1:30 am 
Our American Family: The Furutas   The first half of the 1900's represents the last era of American life that, for most families, began largely unchanged from the generations that came before. OUR AMERICAN FAMILY: THE FURUTAS Through hard work, the Furutas, a Japanese American family of Wintersburg, CA established a successful goldfish farm, only to have their business devastated and family separated in the wake of WWII. Following years in an Arizona relocation camp, their indomitable spirit prevails as they return home and band together to pursue the American dream a second time. D
2:00 am 
Ka Hana Kapa   Ka Hana Kapa documents the history of kapa in Hawai'i and follows the complex process of Hawaiian kapa making from start to finish. Hawaiian kapa is one of the most beautiful art forms in the Pacific. In ancient Hawai'i, kapa, or bark cloth made from the wauke plant (Broussonetia papyrifera), was used for clothing, bedding, the wrapping of precious iwi (ancestor's bones), important ceremonies, and a myriad of other purposes, making it an integral part of everyday life in Hawaiian society. D
3:00 am 
Quietest Place On Earth   The Hawaiian Islands are the most remote major island group on earth. On the second-largest island of Maui, the Haleakala volcano rises 10, 000 feet - nearly two miles - into the sky. And the massive crater located at its summit carries the unique distinction of "The Quietest Place on Earth." For some, the exquisite stillness of this stark volcanic landscape can mimic a religious experience, while for others, it simply inspires a deeper awareness of humans' place in nature.G
4:00 am 
Overheard with Evan Smith  "Giancarlo Esposito, Actor and Director"  Giancarlo Esposito is an Emmy-nominated actor best known for playing Gustavo "Gus" Fring on AMC's Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. Esposito starred in movies and TV shows such as The Usual Suspects, The Jungle Book, and Revolution. He won the 2012 Critic's Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of "Gus" in Breaking Bad. D
4:30 am 
Open Mind  "Taxation with Patriotism"  Guest: Vanessa Williamson. Vanessa Williamson of the Brookings Institution talks about her new book "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes.". D
5:00 am 
Newsroom Tokyo   NULL
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   The conductor Toshio Yanagisawa helped found the Balkan Chamber Orchestra. It brings together musicians from different countries in the former Yugoslavia, a region that has faced ethnic conflict. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 1"  The camera eyes of 13 ingenious Spy Creatures, including Spy Dolphin, Spy Nautilus and Spy Turtle, capture the dolphins' "superpod" behavior never filmed before. Infiltrate the social world of dolphins from strange gatherings to gang rivalries. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 am 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1860s"  Follow participants as they move into an 1860s tenement made up of sparse rooms, a shared water pump and outdoor privies. They seek to make a living by matchbox making, wood turning and the rag trade, work once done by their impoverished forebears. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Stories In Thread   Stories in Thread focuses on Hmong Pa Dau or Story Cloths. The hand-made textiles are integral to what it means to be Hmong in America. The Hmong fought alongside American Soldiers and CIA operatives as a secret army in the Vietnam War. D
9:30 am 
Our American Family: The Furutas   The first half of the 1900's represents the last era of American life that, for most families, began largely unchanged from the generations that came before. OUR AMERICAN FAMILY: THE FURUTAS Through hard work, the Furutas, a Japanese American family of Wintersburg, CA established a successful goldfish farm, only to have their business devastated and family separated in the wake of WWII. Following years in an Arizona relocation camp, their indomitable spirit prevails as they return home and band together to pursue the American dream a second time. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Desert Chronicles"  In the vast landscape of sage brush and weathered rhyolite, there is adventure and controversy, from whitewater rivers and natural landmarks to grazing lands and bombing range proposals.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
11:00 am 
Overheard with Evan Smith  "Giancarlo Esposito, Actor and Director"  Giancarlo Esposito is an Emmy-nominated actor best known for playing Gustavo "Gus" Fring on AMC's Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. Esposito starred in movies and TV shows such as The Usual Suspects, The Jungle Book, and Revolution. He won the 2012 Critic's Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of "Gus" in Breaking Bad. D
11:30 am 
Open Mind  "Taxation with Patriotism"  Guest: Vanessa Williamson. Vanessa Williamson of the Brookings Institution talks about her new book "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes.". D
12:00 pm 
Nature  "Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 1"  The camera eyes of 13 ingenious Spy Creatures, including Spy Dolphin, Spy Nautilus and Spy Turtle, capture the dolphins' "superpod" behavior never filmed before. Infiltrate the social world of dolphins from strange gatherings to gang rivalries. Part 1 of 2G
1:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1860s"  Follow participants as they move into an 1860s tenement made up of sparse rooms, a shared water pump and outdoor privies. They seek to make a living by matchbox making, wood turning and the rag trade, work once done by their impoverished forebears. D
2:00 pm 
Quietest Place On Earth   The Hawaiian Islands are the most remote major island group on earth. On the second-largest island of Maui, the Haleakala volcano rises 10, 000 feet - nearly two miles - into the sky. And the massive crater located at its summit carries the unique distinction of "The Quietest Place on Earth." For some, the exquisite stillness of this stark volcanic landscape can mimic a religious experience, while for others, it simply inspires a deeper awareness of humans' place in nature.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
E Haku Inoa: to Weave A Name   Filmmaker Christen Marquez's drive to learn the meaning of her enigmatic Hawaiian name impels her to unite her scattered family and come to terms with her estranged, mentally ill mother, who is the only person in the world who knows the meaning of her name. D
6:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Ever The Land"  Ever The Land explores the sublime bond between people and their land. For the past 150 years, longstanding grievances over extreme colonization tactics have defined the Ngai (tribe) Tuhoe and New Zealand governments relationship. In 2014 history was made when the Tuhoe's ancestral homelands were returned, the New Zealand government gave a official apology and Tuhoe built the first ever "Living Building" in Aotearoa, New Zealand as a testament to their values and vision of self-governance. D
7:00 pm 
Forever Chinatown: A Local USA/Truly CA Special   Forever, Chinatown is a story of unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four decades recreating his fading memories by building romantic, extraordinarily detailed miniature models of the San Francisco Chinatown rooms of his youth. This film takes the journey of one individual and maps it to a rapidly changing urban neighborhood from 1940s to present day. A meditation on memory, community, and preserving one's own legacy, Frank's three-dimensional miniature dioramas become rare portals into a historic neighborhood and a window to the artist's filtered, romanticized memories and emotional struggles. D
7:30 pm 
On Story  "A Conversation with Marta Kauffman"  Marta Kauffman takes viewers into that unforgettable New York apartment and talks about how the phenomenon of Friends came to be, the universal appeal of Grace and Frankie, and working with the network versus Netflix. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with the French election in the rear view mirror, are the risks to the market lessening across the board? Plus, what Warren Buffett is saying now about Apple. D
9:30 pm 
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Ever The Land"  Ever The Land explores the sublime bond between people and their land. For the past 150 years, longstanding grievances over extreme colonization tactics have defined the Ngai (tribe) Tuhoe and New Zealand governments relationship. In 2014 history was made when the Tuhoe's ancestral homelands were returned, the New Zealand government gave a official apology and Tuhoe built the first ever "Living Building" in Aotearoa, New Zealand as a testament to their values and vision of self-governance. D

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