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June 8, 2012
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12:30 am 
May to December  "This Could Be The Start of Something Big"  Alec and Zoe are back home after their honeymoon. Zoe is in the early stages of pregnancy and Alec is full of the joys of spring.G

1:00 am 
As Time Goes By  "The Dinner Party"  Jean and Lionel face an evening with Jean's intimidating sister-in-law. Jean is surrounded by dilemmas she does not want to share with the nosy Penny.G

1:30 am 
Ladies of Letters   Irene Spence (Maureen Lipman) and Vera Small (Anne Reid) see each other at a daughter's wedding, and begin a dutiful correspondence that reveals a battle of wits and egos as they comment upon events in their lives.G

2:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "Sausage Envy"  The boys do their wurst for the Possum Lake Sausage Carnival. Then, Red makes popcorn in a clothes dryer.G

2:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is fearful that the tumultuous lives of her family members will cast a pall on the carefully polished image she tries so hard to maintain.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Palouse Paradise"  It is easy to fall in love with the Palouse. Undulating hillsides, randomly arranged and brilliant in their diversity of colors, create a photographer's dreamscape. The special soil virtually guarantees abundant wheat and lentil yields. But there are hidden surprises awaiting those who venture off the beaten path.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted"  Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds"  Wildebeest, built like marathon runners, are up against lions, born sprinters; the chance of being lunch lessens if the wildebeest maintain a 50-yard safety zone when lions are near. California ground squirrels increase heat profiles by flicking tails, which confuses rattlesnakes that hunt using heat-detecting organs. Part 1 of 2G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Medieval Europe"  The medieval world is one of the big draws of European Travel. Moody ruins, "tippy" towers, cobbled streets, sparkling mosaics, monasteries, castles, and cathedrals form the core of many a tourist'sdreaMs. In this episode we revisit some favorite spots and toss in a few new sights as we make a little sense out of a fascinating 1000 years-from the fall of Rome to the dawn of the Renaissance. We sort it all out with several short itineraries in Ireland, Austria, Germany, and France. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo"  Host David Yetman takes a trip to the pueblos of the Sierra Madre, where traditions are slowly dying out as the big cities become more accessible to the population. After stopping to see a donkey-powered Pinole grinder made of stone, he heads to agrarian community of Sahuaripa to visit its talabarteria (a leather goods shop) and call upon the last remaining weaver of palm hats and baskets. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens - The Sky's The Limit"  Chicago, IL and Charlotte, NC. One of the biggest global opportunities we have to positively impact our carbon footprint is to plant "green roofs". Rooftops across America and the planet offer nearly untapped, limitless space to plants perennials, shrubs, even trees that can cool the air in and above our homes and offices, absorb carbon dioxide, return oxygen, reduce runoff, filter pollutants and provide habitats for birds and other wildlife. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Rescuing Amphibians, Yellowstone Snowmobiles, Saltwater Fishing"  Teens from big cities join a new program to recruit them for careers in the National Park Service. Researchers rescue endangered frogs, toads and salamanders from a deadly fungal disease. The amount of wintertime snowmobile traffic has become an ongoing issue in Yellowstone National Park.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D

10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Adobe Mountain Railroad Park"  Visit one of the largest model railroad clubs in the country where you'll find a gauge for everyone; visit a mountain top in the Peach State where a husband and wife have built a dream layout; ride an Idaho rail line up the scenic gorge of the Payette River; and look in at a huge 7 and a half inch gauge railroad operation. D

11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Iron and Wine"  On a chilly fall night, Atlanta's historic Buckhead Theatre hosted an unforgettable, marathon performance by Iron and Wine. The show was a sort of homecoming for frontman Sam Beam, who grew up a few hours from Atlanta, and he delivered a two-hour, 24-song set for the invitation-only audience of 500. The 11-piece band played virtually all of Iron and Wine's most recent album, "Kiss Each Other Clean," plus favorites like "Naked as We Came" and "Boy With a Coin," before Beam closed the remarkable night with a luminous solo version of the brand-new "Flightless Bird, American Mouth," from the "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" soundtrack. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Wants to Have A Ball"  Elmo's daddy has given him a dollar and he is not sure what to buy. He sees lots of things that are interesting, but decides that he wants a Stupendous Ball. The only problem is that it costs five dollars. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Story of the Tooth Fairy"  Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered.G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D

2:30 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

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moorish Idols"  Paint the vibrant Moorish Idols of the sea moving through the weightless ocean.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the Les Brown big band hit "Sentimental Journey" and the signature lick to Elton John's "Crocodile Rock." Featured guests include David Tolley, Dave Powers and Lori Mechem. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephant Rescue"  Orphans, survivors of overcrowded reserves or former captives and performers are part of a unique wilderness family. Guided by wildlife biologist Randall Jay Moore and a dedicated group of people, these elephants are learning to be citizens of the wild in one of Africa's last great strongholds of unspoiled nature.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds"  Wildebeest, built like marathon runners, are up against lions, born sprinters; the chance of being lunch lessens if the wildebeest maintain a 50-yard safety zone when lions are near. California ground squirrels increase heat profiles by flicking tails, which confuses rattlesnakes that hunt using heat-detecting organs. Part 1 of 2G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephant Rescue"  Orphans, survivors of overcrowded reserves or former captives and performers are part of a unique wilderness family. Guided by wildlife biologist Randall Jay Moore and a dedicated group of people, these elephants are learning to be citizens of the wild in one of Africa's last great strongholds of unspoiled nature.G

8:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   After months of planning, a handful of rescued orangutans are flying to freedom. On board are Mama Abut and her baby, found starving in an oil palm plantation but nursed back to health at the Centre, which is home to 600 rescued orangutans babies in the nursery needing 24-hour care, orphans in Forest School learning the skills they will need in the wild, and older ones almost ready for release. After a terrifying fall at the Centre, Sumanto fights for his life, while deep in the jungle the rescue team has to think fast when a powerful male decides he would rather not be rescued. D

9:00 pm 
Land of Beauty and Bounty   This program provides an in-depth look at the history of the Pacific Northwest and the exploration of the West as seen through the Seattle Art Museum's 2011 exhibit on American Landscapes. The documentary explores how landscape paintings and photographs of the late 19th Century fueled the world's fascination with the Western Frontier, shaped America's concept of the Northwest Territories, and provided fodder for debates about stewardship of our "magnificent, untamed wilderness."G

9:30 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G

10:00 pm 
Treasuring Our Natural Heritage  "Appreciating Nature's Services"  Human benefits derived from healthy natural systems include photosynthesis, plant pollination, maintenance of soil fertility, water purification, erosion and flood control, genetic diversity and more. Part 2 of 3G

11:00 pm 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds"  Wildebeest, built like marathon runners, are up against lions, born sprinters; the chance of being lunch lessens if the wildebeest maintain a 50-yard safety zone when lions are near. California ground squirrels increase heat profiles by flicking tails, which confuses rattlesnakes that hunt using heat-detecting organs. Part 1 of 2G

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