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8:00 am 
America's Heartland   Getting kids to eat better! A "Farm to School" program connects producers and pupils. Fish farmers in Hawaii use computers and ancient ocean water to bring in a harvest of abalone. Everything you ever wanted to know about antioxidants in some "Fast Facts about Food. D

8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Mackerel - The Shiny Bounty of Summer"  Andreas visits the southern Norwegian resort town of Kristians and, where the Norwegians flock every summer. Andreas goes fishing for mackerel and along the way, he cooks a variety of fish dishes, from fried sprats and mackerel sushi to the ultimate expression of Norwegian summer: grilled and smoked mackerel. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Here's The Beef"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. D

9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Great Weekend Projects"  Start the weekend with a seasonal centerpiece that the whole family can help make. Next, Matt shows how to keep your floors and carpets bright and clean. Last, Shari has some really quick no sew placemats and napkins. D

10:00 am 
Front Row Center  "Train"  The Grammy Award-winning California rock band celebrates their fifth album, Save Me, San Francisco with highlights including "Hey, Soul Sister," "If It's Love," and "Marry Me," as well as past hits "Drops of Jupiter" and "Calling All Angels.". D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Getting Centered"  Leela is finishing teaching an early morning yoga class by demonstrating her version of The Flamingo Pose when Telly comes by. She explains to him that yoga is a special kind of exercise from India and all the breathing and stretching feels great. Telly is upset that he missed the class, but Rosita and Elmo offer to teach him what they learned. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Fast Friends/T. Rex Teeth"  Fast Friends - Buddy, Tiny, and Mom ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Oren and Ollie Ornithomimus, some of the fastest dinosaurs ever! Our kids love meeting the fast-moving and fast-talking twins. T. rex Teeth - When Buddy loses a tooth, Mom takes him to Rexville to ask his Tyrannosaurus friends all about T. rex teeth. They explain that he'll grow new teeth to replace the old ones. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Tom Thumb"  Littlest Pig is ready for an adventure.but his brothers tell him he's too young! The Super Readers jump straight into the story of Tom Thumb, a guy who knows what it feels like to be little.really little! Tom Thumb is about to set off on his own adventure, and lucky for him the Super Readers are there to get him out of a few scrapes. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Thump/Squirreled Away"  Thump - Nick is trying to make his mother a surprise lunch, but she keeps coming into the kitchen! If only there was a way for him to know when she was coming. The Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet his friend Twitch the rabbit. Twitch and her bunnies teach Nick and Sally how to stop, look and listen for danger. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D

2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Gold Rush Days and Ghost Towns"  Thousands of gold seekers pour into Idaho Territory in the 1860s constructing instant cities in rugged terrain. This look at the past and present of these towns - some only a memory, others active county seats - includes interviews with descendants of the miners of yesteryear.G

3:00 pm 
Artist Toolbox  "Hugh Newell Jacobsen"  "Every morning when I walked this block and a half to my office and I saw the sad people in their cars heading to some awful job, I just thought, I can't wait to get at it again," says acclaimed architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen. "I found something I was good at, and it was just so thrilling." In this very special episode of The Artist Toolbox, walk with host John Jacobsen, son of the award-winning architect, through his childhood home and his father's Georgetown office as they discuss a career in ground-breaking architecture half a century strong. D

3:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana"  Shreveport, a city with a rich musical history, counts among its myriad musical traditions the African-American sounds of the South, country music, Western swing, rockabilly that predated rock and roll, and the spicy influence of Cajun and Creole music. As guest host, rock star and blues guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd visits Lead Belly's grave for an acoustic jam with local icon Buddy Flett; introduces Maggie Warwick of the famed radio show, The Louisiana Hayride; enjoys a special performance on the stage where Elvis first tasted stardom; sits down with guitar legend James Burton for a demonstration of his pioneering guitar licks; and sits in on a grumble boogie party with the band Dirtfoot. D

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning   Anne, now 58 years old and portrayed by Barbara Hershey, returns to Green Gables on Prince Edward Island. She is writing a play while she worries about her adopted son Dominic, who has been fighting in World War II. A 30-year-old letter from her father, found under a floorboard, leads her to delve into long-buried memories about a life she has hidden behind the label, orphan. Part 1 of 3G

6:00 pm 
Many Lovers of Jane Austen   Professor Amanda Vickery (At Home with the Georgians) returns to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's first novel Sense and Sensibility in THE MANY LOVERS OF JANE AUSTEN. When Jane Austen died her slight reputation appeared to die with her. Her books soon went out of print. D

7:00 pm 
Vera  "Hidden Depths"  Two beautiful young people are killed in the same manner and DCI Vera Stanhope intends to find the murderer before there can be another victim. With Sgt. Joe Ashworth and the rest of her trusted team, she unravels the complex and dysfunctional relationships amongst a group of bird-watching friends, who protect and ultimately betray each other.G

8:30 pm 
Secrets of the Manor House   Peer through the stately walls and peek beneath the servants' stairs to learn about life within the British Manor House in the early years of the 20th century. Mounting financial, political and social pressures already lie in wait to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants. This special program covers the background of the British titled class in Edwardian times, the realities for servants, the concept of the entail, the growing influence of American wealth, and the impact of World War I.G

9:30 pm 
Garrow's Law   Garrow defends two men accused of destroying silk looms in an act of industrial sabotage. With a perilously thin defense, Garrow must persuade a skeptical jury of their innocence. Love and loyalty compete with fear and betrayal in the brutal surroundings of the 18th-century Bailey.G

10:30 pm 
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning   Anne, now 58 years old and portrayed by Barbara Hershey, returns to Green Gables on Prince Edward Island. She is writing a play while she worries about her adopted son Dominic, who has been fighting in World War II. A 30-year-old letter from her father, found under a floorboard, leads her to delve into long-buried memories about a life she has hidden behind the label, orphan. Part 1 of 3G

11:30 pm 
Many Lovers of Jane Austen   Professor Amanda Vickery (At Home with the Georgians) returns to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's first novel Sense and Sensibility in THE MANY LOVERS OF JANE AUSTEN. When Jane Austen died her slight reputation appeared to die with her. Her books soon went out of print. D

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