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Tuesday
May 8, 2018
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5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Drop Gadget Repeat/20 Questions"  Drop Gadget Repeat - The agents try to escape from a time loop. Curriculum: Addition. 20 Questions - A villain sets off a backwards bubble. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
The Ganges with Sue Perkins  "The Gangetic Plain"  In this second episode, Sue is halfway down the Ganges in the ancient city of Varanasi, a place which, for India's 950 million Hindus, has a unique significance. Sue immerses herself into the complex life of Varanasi, where the power of the Ganges is at its greatest and where life and death exist side by side. But she also discovers that it is here that the river faces its biggest challenges. 2 of 3G
7:53 pm 
Idaho Science Journal  "Disappearing Farm Land, Part 2"  How do Treasure Valley residents feel about farm land disappearing from their communities? Researchers at Boise State University hope to help policy makers find ways to preserve farm land. County officials and growers have some ideas, but it will take money and the will to change public policy to save the Treasure Valley's disappearing farm land.G
8:00 pm 
Civilizations  "Encounters"  See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other. D
9:00 pm 
First Civilizations  "Cities"  View the birthplace of civilization: the Middle East, site of the world's first villages, towns and cities, from the hills of Turkey to the plains of Iraq. They were crucibles of invention and innovation-turbo-charging the pace of progress. D
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Myanmar's Killing Fields"  Secret footage going back years shows the effort to kill and expel Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. With accounts from victims and a whistleblower within the military, the film examines evidence that security forces committed crimes against humanity. D
11:00 pm 
Amanpour On PBS   NULL
11:30 pm 
Beyond 100 Days   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA Wonders  "What's Living In You?"  Dive into the human microbiome, an ecosystem of bacteria, fungi and viruses living right beneath our noses. Discover how parasite larvae can grow in our skin, and how ingesting poop in a pill can save lives. D
7:00 pm 
Defining Hope   DEFINING HOPE is an award-winning film that captures people who are weighing what matters most at the fragile junctures in life, and the nurses who guide them and help carry out their decisions. The documentary follows eight patients with life-threatening illness as they make choices about how they want to live, how much medical technology they can accept, what they hope for, and how that hope evolves when life is threatened. DEFINING HOPE is optimistic and reminds us that we have choices. D
8:00 pm 
First Peoples  "Australia"  When Homo sapiens arrived in Australia, they were - for the first time - truly alone, surrounded by wildly different flora and fauna. How did they survive and populate a continent? There is a close cultural and genetic link between the First Australians and modern-day Aborigines -- the ancient and modern story intersect here as nowhere else in the world. The secret to this continuity is diversity. D
9:00 pm 
Empire Builders  "Moslem Empires: Ottomans, Mughals and Moors"  In this episode of EMPIRE BUILDERS, we explore ten historic sites that help us follow the rise and fall of the great Muslim empires. We visit sites such as the Dome of the Rock, in Jerusalem, and the great Mosque of Damascus, home of the Umayyad dynasty. We explore the Mezquita Mosque in Cordoba, Spain, arguably the greatest building in Moorish Spain; and, travel to Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, home of the Ottoman sultans for hundreds of years. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA Wonders  "What's Living In You?"  Dive into the human microbiome, an ecosystem of bacteria, fungi and viruses living right beneath our noses. Discover how parasite larvae can grow in our skin, and how ingesting poop in a pill can save lives. D
11:00 pm 
Defining Hope   DEFINING HOPE is an award-winning film that captures people who are weighing what matters most at the fragile junctures in life, and the nurses who guide them and help carry out their decisions. The documentary follows eight patients with life-threatening illness as they make choices about how they want to live, how much medical technology they can accept, what they hope for, and how that hope evolves when life is threatened. DEFINING HOPE is optimistic and reminds us that we have choices. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Dead Poets Society: Deconstructing the Acclaimed Classic"  Tom Schulman, writer of Dead Poet's Society, deconstructs the story's journey from script to screen, along with his unique working relationships on set with Robin Williams and director Peter Weir. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Invasion of the Funky Flower"  Contestants from all over Cyberspace have come to Gardenia, a gorgeous garden cybersite ruled by the Queen Mum, for its annual flower-growing contest. Hacker is sure his doofydill will win Tallest Flower, but when he loses to Inez and her happiolus, he is furious and plots a plant-based revenge. He flies off to a faraway site and brings back a funky flower - an invasive species! The funky flower emits a stinky odor that no one can handle - not even the Queen Mum. D
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part 1"  Turn a rectangle of fabric into a fabulous accessory. Scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create as they are to wear. Nancy and her guest, Donna Fenske, highlight some of Nancy's favorite scarf techniques from past shows that can be quickly created in a variety of fabrics.G
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Mountain at Sunset"  Bob Ross demonstrates his unique painting method and shows how to create a beautiful brown mountain scene. D
7:00 pm 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Dijon, France"  Join host Pete Evans for the most opulent feast Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking has thrown. At the Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc in Burgundy, the Renaissance-style surroundings of one of France's finest estates, we showcase equally exquisite cuisine prepared by star chefs Jean-Michel Lorain and Nicolas Isnard. From a visit to Dijon's fully in-bloom mustard flower fields with Nicolas to a trip to an escargot farm with Jean-Michel, this episode contrasts classic French ingredients with innovative techniques. Jean-Michel serves up escargot bonbons and Burgundy roast chicken while Nicolas prepares classic escargots and quinoa with mustard vinaigrette. This feast is truly magnifique.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Plates and Places  "Tangia"  Journey to Morocco with Joanne and her students as they learn first-hand how to make this humble yet delicious Moroccan stew called a tangia. Back in her California kitchen, we learn how to make a modern chicken tangia. Learn to make the quintessential Moroccan bread. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Van Gogh's Chair"  Roy brings Vincent Van Gogh's masterpiece back to life as a post impressionist (and rung) version of his famous chair. D
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World"  Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages. D
9:00 pm 
Two for the Road  "China Part 2: The Spectacle of Southern China"  Nik and Dusty's adventure through China takes a few unexpected turns, after a dinner with a local family leaves them under the weather, and they find themselves in the middle of one of the most spectacular festivals in the world. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Cookies of Great Britain"  Calling all anglophiles! Join Martha as she shares three classic cookies, or as they say, "biscuits" from Great Britain: traditional English shortbread baked in a ceramic mold, Welsh Bakestones, an interesting cross between a chubby cookie and a scone, and Celtic knots known for their intricate trefoil pattern. Delicious for teatime or anytime!. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pantry Pastas"  Host Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets for making perfect pasta e ceci. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of parmesan. Then, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind parmesan's signature flavor. D
10:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Juju's Chocolate-Covered Life"  Pati spends the day with her youngest son, Juju. Juju is known for his obsession with chocolate. In this episode, they spend the day in the kitchen coming up with three delicious chocolate-loaded recipes: chocolate chocolate chunk banana bread, chocolate crepe tower, and an overloaded Mexican chocolate milkshake. D
11:00 pm 
Family Ingredients  "Vietnam, Hanoi - Pho"  Join chefs Ed Kenney and Andrew Le in Hanoi to learn about the origins of pho. Visit an ancient village and find out about a near-tragedy that brought the Le family closer and jump-started Andrew's culinary career. D
11:30 pm 
Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi  "Malaysia, Part 1 (Western Malaysia)"  Mickela discovers the diversity and multi-faceted cultural history in the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur, from its Chinese, Indian, and Malay dance influences. D
5:00 pm 
POV  "My Love, Don't Cross That River"  Spouses 89-year-old Kang Gye-yeol and 98-year-old Jo Byeong-man have shared a home for 76 years. While they spend every day together like a newlywed couple, they now must face the reality of their aging romance. D
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Finding Kukan"  Filmmaker Robin Lung documents her 7-year journey to uncover the efforts of Li Ling-Ai, the visionary but uncredited producer of Kukan. Lung discovers a damaged film print of Kukan, and pieces together the untold tale of the two renegades behind its making -- Li Ling-Ai and Rey Scott. A landmark film, Kukan showcased China's resistance to Japanese occupation during World War II, and was the first American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award in 1942. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Silver Valley Rising"  Once the richest silver producing region in the world, today the North Idaho valley is a Superfund site. Tomorrow, people are looking to a resort and tourism economy.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Journalist David Epstein: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Epstein is an award-winning sports journalist for ProPublica who wrote a bestselling book, The Sports Gene. He talks with host Marcia Franklin about why he wanted to write the book, as well as the research in it, which examines the role genetics plays in humans' ability to do well athletically.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
DW Global 3000   Whether it's a luxury villa or a wooden shack, few things are as important to us as the place we call home. Where we reside can reveal a lot about our lives. Some abodes suggest wealth and status while others reflect deprivation and yearning. D
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Finding Kukan"  Filmmaker Robin Lung documents her 7-year journey to uncover the efforts of Li Ling-Ai, the visionary but uncredited producer of Kukan. Lung discovers a damaged film print of Kukan, and pieces together the untold tale of the two renegades behind its making -- Li Ling-Ai and Rey Scott. A landmark film, Kukan showcased China's resistance to Japanese occupation during World War II, and was the first American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award in 1942. D
11:00 pm 
POV  "Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case"  This dissection of the persecution of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei explores how the Chinese government's attempts to silence him have backfired and turned him into an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights around the globe.G
5:00 pm 
Pinkalicious & Peterrific  "Pinkalicious/Glitterizer"  If there is one thing Pinkalicious loves most, it's the color pink! When Pinkalicious wakes up to discover her whole body has suddenly turned pink, she's ecstatic. However, Pinkalicious soon discovers that you can have too much of a good thing. / Mommy shows Pinkalicious and Peter her latest invention: the Glitterizer, a machine that sprays glitter! Pinkalicious eagerly tests it out with her friends and everyone loves it. D
5:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Sunspot and the Great Red Spot/Uncle Zucchini Babysits"  "Sunspot and the Great Red Spot" - Sunspot is determined to get to Jupiter to meet his fellow pet aliens, other members of the Red Spot Club. The Club is thousands of years old. They meet annually at an exact time to observe and celebrate the Red Spot. D
6:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It?"  Kingdom of Rotting Log - Sound the royal horns! Baa-baaa-baaaa! Today, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy want to build their royal castle in the woods, for a day of royal play! But the build doesn't go so smoothly because there is a rotting log in the way of where they want to put their castle. In trying to remove the log, our gang finds out how important rotting logs are. Can You Dig It? - Today, Nature Cat and his pals look to answer question number 73 on Nature Cat's Nature Curiosity List: if they keep digging a hole deeper and deeper, where will they end up? With the help of Daisy's homemade Earthbreaker One machine and their imaginations, our gang goes onward and downward, through the earth, and winds up somewhere very surprising. D
6:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Mud Love/Call It A Night"  Mud Love - To bring Hal's dream of Mud Appreciation Day to fruition, all his pals must lend a muddy hand, collecting different kinds of mud and setting up for the super fun and super messy celebration. But there is one slight problem, Nature Cat doesn't like mud and really wants no part of any of it! Call It a Night - While playing flashlight tag at night, Nature Cat's hat falls off his head onto the ground, and then surprises everyone by scattering off into the dark night! An already scared Nature Cat is now sad, worried that he will never wear his beloved Nature Cat hat again! They'll never be able to find it, it's so dark! Squeeks comes to the rescue with a great idea: to act like other nighttime animals and use some of their other senses to find it. D
7:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Chameleons On Target"  Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons. D
7:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Fossa Palooza"  Chris, bummed that the gang must leave Madagascar without ever having seen amazing fossa, accidentally falls out the hatch of the Tortuga in mid-flight and lands deep in an island forest - amongst a group of the very creatures he longed to find!. D
8:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Undercover Olive"  Undercover Olive - In this half-hour episode, Olive goes undercover in a high-stakes "Rock, Paper, Scissors" game. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; solving simple probability problems. D
8:30 pm 
Odd Squad  "Not So Splash/by the Book"  Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto must figure out why parts of the town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; using a thermometer and comparing temperatures. By the Book - Olive and Otto interrogate two suspects to figure out which one is innocent and which one is guilty. D
9:00 pm 
Arthur  "Around The World In 11-Minutes/Muffy and the Big Bad Blog"  Around the World in 11-Minutes - Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog - Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move. D
9:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Unravels/All The Rage"  Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. D
10:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Sheep in a Jet Pack"  When Ovejita flies up high after putting on a jetpack, Abby and Nina figure out how to get her back down low. D
10:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!"  "What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!" -- The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! Don is THRILLED to be venturing into the BIGGEST HOLE THE EARTH HAS EVER KNOWN! Shiny is nervous to be underground, until they meet a new friend (a Mesozoic Mole named NATASHA NECROLESTES), who teaches them all about the different layers of the Earth. Story A Educational Objectives: The Earth has several layers - the crust (a thin, solid outermost layer), the mantle (the deeper, denser layer), and the core (the super dense center that's as hot as the sun). Also, a Necrolestes is a type of Mesozoic mole. D
11:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!"  "What's at the Center of the Earth? Troglobites!" - The Drill Engine Train burrows into an underground limestone cave, where the Pteranodon Family meets some strange creatures without eyes called "troglobites." In a contest to see who would make the best troglobite, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don participate in a treasure hunt - with their eyes closed! The kids have to rely on their other senses (with some guidance from the actual troglobites) to navigate the cave and find the prize. Story A Educational Objectives: A speleologist is someone who studies caves. D
11:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Guess Who?/Sleepless Sleepover"  Splash, Dunk and Bubbles try to help a fish that they've never seen before find out who it is and where its home is. / When Splash joins Bubbles, Dunk, and Ripple for a sleepover in the Sandy Bed, they discover that Splash doesn't sleep much; after unsuccessfully trying to help him, they learn that "schooling fish" don't need as much sleep. D

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