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January 9, 2012
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1:00 am 
NOVA  "Deadliest Volcanoes"  From Washington's Mt. Rainier and Yellowstone National Park to Europe, Japan and Iceland, NOVA follows scientists at work, who are using new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick. Visit the Vesuvius monitoring room filled with electronic equipment to help determine what the mountain is "thinking."G
2:00 am 
Small Town, Big Dreams: Lake Placid's Olympic Story   This tells the inspiring tale of how the small village in upstate New York twice hosted one of the premier events in sport, the Winter Olympics. The documentary traces how the town grew from a winter sports resort destination into the "Switzerland of America," when it brought the 1932 Winter games to the United States at the height of the Great Depression.G
3:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Fetzer: The Most Earth-Friendly Winery In America"  Mendocino, CA. - Fetzer winery has won numerous awards for its quality wines and commitment to the environment. Fetzer not only produces wines in a very sustainable, responsible way, but also shares its knowledge openly with others in the industry in the hopes of shifting them to more environmental practices. D
3:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Annie's Annuals - Preserving Heirlooms While Promoting the Environment"  Richmond, CA. - A few miles away from San Francisco sits a small wholesale/retail nursery called Annie's Annuals and Perennials. The business specializes in rare and heirloom plants that larger, commercial operations pass buy. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Newton's Laws"  Newton lays down the laws of force, mass, and acceleration. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law"  This program explores the idea that legislatures, although contentious bodies, are institutions composed of men and women who make representative democracy work by reflecting and reconciling the wide diversity of views held by Americans. D
5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Algo Inesperaado"  This episode features some facts about Guadalajara. Carlos reveals to his family that Gloria has a gambling habit and he needed to withdraw money.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Strengthen & Shape Your Legs"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Teacher's Pet/Islander of the Year"  Teacher's Pet - The dogs go to school for the first time and T-Bone worries that he won't be able to keep up with the rest of the class. He works hard and pays close attention to the teacher's directions, and in the end his efforts are rewarded-as are the efforts of every member of the class as each is praised for his/her unique qualities. Islander of the Year - The library sponsors an essay contest for Islander of the Year, and the children all submit their ideas. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Nicked by a Name/The Play's The Thing"  Nicked by a Name - There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other.it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever? The Play's the Thing - The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Burrowers/Shiny's Sea Shells"  The Burrowers - The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train to meet a family of amazing, burrowing dinosaurs that live in holes and put on a "Cirque de Soleil" kind of acrobatic show every evening! Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up making a new friend named Henry, a hermit crab who lives in his own shell on the beach at the Big Pond. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Inspected By 4"  Leela, Telly and Elmo are folding clothes in the Laundromat when Inspector 4, Judah Friedlander, comes along to inspect for things that are in groups of four. Inspector 4 can't find four of anything and threatens to shut down the Laundromat! Luckily, Elmo suggests counting the bottles of fabric softener. Time to count! 1,2,3,4! There are four bottles of fabric softener. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Special Mom Day Meal"  Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged"  Pies, Pies, Pies!: When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone in Word World, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises. Fortunately, he also learns about the letter S and how it can make words plural. Waterlogged: Frog must stay with Pig when his Log sinks, but Frog soon wears out his welcome by being a bad houseguest. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Grown-Ups and Me"  Caillou meets a lot of new people today. He's invited to spend the day with Clementine's family and is nervous until he discovers her family is a lot like his. Caillou's first day at day care is scary until he meets his teacher Miss Martin, and makes two new friends, Leo and Clementine. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The New Kid and Grandpa's Visit"  The New Kid: When Riff meets a new friend in the park, BJ feels a little left out. BJ goes to great lengths to try to find a new friend for himself. Barney helps BJ see that we don't have to forget old friends when we make new ones. D
1:00 pm 
Governor Otter's State of the State Address 2012   Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter conveys a vision for Idaho to the Legislature, along with a proposed budget to attain it.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout"  Victoria Best - New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky's trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a contest that will thwart Victoria's evil trophy stealing plans. Showdown at the Super Secret Spaceship Hideout - During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his snooze-ray. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Wedding Scammer"  Believing that the Wicked Witch is really the long lost daughter of a powerful king, Hacker agrees to marry her, convinced that their union will double his power and Motherboard will never be able to defeat him. What Hacker doesn't know is that Wicked has secretly hidden away the REAL long-lost daughter of the king and stolen her identity. The kids must think their way through an intricate series of puzzles to free the real daughter. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Follows His Dream"  After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Earnings season kicks off with aluminum giant Alcoa. CEO Klaus Kleinfeld talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib. Home sales may improve if the job market continues to see new signs of life. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, OK - Hour Two"  Highlights of the visit to the "Oil Capital of the World" include a first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird with an inscription by Harper Lee. A rare 1924 Gibson F-5 Lloyd Loar mandolin, stored in a farmhouse closet since the Great Depression, is valued at $175,000. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Governor Otter's State of the State Address 2012   Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter conveys a vision for Idaho to the Legislature, along with a proposed budget to attain it.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Barcelona City Guide"  Megan McCormick visits sites designed by the architect Gaudi, including one still under construction after more than 120 years.G
10:00 pm 
Martin Luther  "The Reluctant Revolutionary"  The Catholic Church uses all of its might to try and silence Luther, including accusations of heresy and excommunication. Protected by his local ruler, Frederick the Wise, Luther continues to write radical critiques of the Church.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, OK - Hour One"  The 16th season begins with host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry at the Pawnee Bill Ranch to see some show-stopping Wild West posters. At the convention center, appraisers find a signed note from Mother Teresa, a custom model 1894 Winchester possibly used in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and a collection of late 17th- or early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups valued up to $1.5 million, a new ROADSHOW record. Part 1 of 3G
2:00 am 
Damrell's Fire   Although 65 acres of downtown Boston is reduced to rubble by fire in 1872, Fire Chief John S. Damrell keeps loss of life to a minimum and saves densely populated neighborhoods. His leadership and vision lead to a national crusade to improve firefighting organizations, and initiate building codes and political coalitions to stop the urban conflagrations of the late 1800s.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Kia Soul"  Road Test: 2012 Kia Soul. Road Test: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. Goss' Garage: Catalytic Converters. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Wing in a Sling"  Big Bird is happily roller skating along Sesame Street. Uh-oh! Crash! Big Bird falls down! Chris runs over to help Big Bird who has injured his wing. Chris suggests they visit Dr. Berger so she can take a look, while the Count offers to watch Hooper's store until Chris and Big Bird get back. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
6:00 am 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Greece's Peloponnese"  On the Peloponnese Peninsula, Rick visits the old port town of Nafplio, time-trips through the ruins of Olympia, and takes center stage at the preserved theater at Epidauros.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Hill Towns of Tuscany and Umbria"  Rudy finds castles, vineyards, walled cities and a fierce medieval rivalry that lingers today.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Treasures"  The desert can yield a bounty of treasures, but what does gold have in common with trees, fish and meteorites? To the right person, they all have a sentimental, if not monetary, value. Using the Tucson Gem and Mineral show as a launching pad for the quest, The Desert Speaks travels around the country's deserts to find out where exactly these items come from and who values these unusual treasures. The search begins with a hunt for fish fossils in the Red Desert of Wyoming and then a visit to the Painted Desert with the Bach family. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Tomatoes and Aioli and Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York City and New Jersey: An Italian-American Picnic in NYC"  In this episode Lidia and Tanya embark on a whirlwind tour of New York City. Tanya takes viewers to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, and Lidia brings viewers to Union Square Market, where she shops for the makings of an Italian-American picnic. Lidia prepares a delicious Fried Zucchini Prosciutto; a Scallion and Egg Sandwich; and a Celery, Artichoke, and Mortadella Salad. D
9:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Bountiful Brunch Buffet"  Host Laura Theodore prepares her healthy, delicious, and budget friendly brunch. "Blueberry Mini Biscuits," are served along side authentic tasting "No Egg Scramble." Crispy "Cashew French Toast" served with warmed organic maple syrup is next up on the menu. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Everybody Loves Chocolate"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make classic chocolate cream cupcakes at home. next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of hot cocoa, and finally, Julia Collin Davison updates an American favorite, Texas sheet cake. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Head and the Heart/Gomez"  From Seattle, Washington, the Head and the Heart indie rock group performs tunes from its self-titled debut album. Then British veterans Gomez follow with eclectic modern rock.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Inspected By 4"  Leela, Telly and Elmo are folding clothes in the Laundromat when Inspector 4, Judah Friedlander, comes along to inspect for things that are in groups of four. Inspector 4 can't find four of anything and threatens to shut down the Laundromat! Luckily, Elmo suggests counting the bottles of fabric softener. Time to count! 1,2,3,4! There are four bottles of fabric softener. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Burrowers/Shiny's Sea Shells"  The Burrowers - The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train to meet a family of amazing, burrowing dinosaurs that live in holes and put on a "Cirque de Soleil" kind of acrobatic show every evening! Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up making a new friend named Henry, a hermit crab who lives in his own shell on the beach at the Big Pond. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
3:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   Chef Bob makes one of his classic dishes to start; pan seared chicken liver salad. This chicken liver is placed over fresh frisee lettuce and softly covered in smoked bacon and red wine vinaigrette. It's a great way to start the evening. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Penguins in a Patagonia Desert"  NULL
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Barcelona City Guide"  Megan McCormick visits sites designed by the architect Gaudi, including one still under construction after more than 120 years.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Crows, Len & Tom Go Fishing"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia - Italy's Hidden Region"  Joseph embarks into the little known region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border where a multi-cultural heritage thrives. He straps on his helmet before hoping a Vespa for a two-wheeled tour through the region's wine country where he meets generations of winemakers and their fellow Dionysian devotees. D
9:00 pm 
Rosalie Sorrels: Way Out In Idaho   The native Idahoan and nationally known singer-songwriter-storyteller appears in concert with friends in this IdahoPTV-produced performance documentary. Onstage with her in Hailey's Liberty Theatre are musicians from Idaho and across the country. Other friends, who have known and worked with Sorrels for decades - Pete Seeger, Nanci Griffith, Jean Ritchie, Terry Garthwaite, Utah Phillips and more - describe Sorrels' special talents, unique qualities and contributions to musical history and lore.G
10:00 pm 
Governor Otter's State of the State Address 2012   Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter conveys a vision for Idaho to the Legislature, along with a proposed budget to attain it.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.G
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment II"  Waiting for Robert at La Coupole, Mireille notices an odd man in black behaving strangely nearby. Robert arrives almost on time, and they go to the movies to see Love in the Afternoon.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment III"  Robert and Mireille leave the cinema and wander toward the Champs- Elysees. Robert thinks he has lost his passport. A rude soldier on furlough falls, in a way, for Mireille.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Right Turn"  Politics and diplomacy after Watergate. The Ford custodianship. The trials of Jimmy Carter. Iranian hostage crisis. The rise of the new American right: the Sunbelt and its politics, religious revivalism, tax revolt. The campaign of 1980. The Reagan revolution: supply-side economics, fiscal crisis, international relations, election of 1984. Waning of the Cold War. The Bush presidency; the Gulf War.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "World of Uncertainty"  Launching the Clinton presidency; the Republican resurgence. Election of 1996. Clinton, triumphant and embattled; impeachment and acquittal. Contested election of 2000. Economic growth in the 1980s and 1990s, downturn in 2000s. Globalization and its perils. America's changing and more diverse society. The world scene. A new era?.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Judgment and Decision Making"  Analyzes the decision making process and human intuition through interviews with leading authorities who reveal how and why people make good and bad decisions.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Motivation and Emotion"  Reviews what researchers are discovering about why people act and feel as they do, from the exhilaration of love to the agony of failure.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Moving On - Part 1"  When her father is deployed overseas, Carole has to say goodbye to Pine Hollow and Starlight, possibly also putting an end to the Saddle Club. Part 1 of 2G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Escape The Box"  Discover how different families work out "allowances." Even basic financial planning starts now. Learn how to manage your monthly income and expenses for vacations, education, and more.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Greenhouses for Year-Round Growing"  No matter how big or small, from commercial growing to the simplest homemade version, there's a greenhouse for any budget. They make year round growing a possibility no matter where you live. This episode covers the basics and shows off some great places as examples to inspire viewers that anyone can do it. D
5:30 am 
SciGirls  "Dolphin Dive"  SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Lamb Roman Style/Abbacchio Alla Romana"  Mary Ann re-creates a classic Roman meal, starting with a trip to the butcher to prepare a Marinated Leg of Lamb that's fit for an emperor's feast. Then she shows you the trick of preparing Roman-style Artichokes, and finishes off with a hearty Potato Casserole. Even when you're not in Rome, you can eat as the Romans do. D
6:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Holy Fish"  Andreas visits the rugged coastline of Helgeland in northern Norway, where the mystical and delicious halibut makes its home among the islets and skerries. Andreas demonstrates how different cooking methods can elicit different flavors and textures from the fish. Dishes include: the smoked Greenland halibut with berries and potato salad; pickled halibut, baked halibut with cucumber and herbs; and finally, pan-fried halibut served with veal demi-glace. D
7:00 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
7:30 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Western Cape, South Africa & Botswana"  They begin their adventure in glorious Cape Town with excursions to the Cape of Good Hope and the wine lands. The Grannies board "The Pride of Africa" on Rovos Rail - accommodated in a restored vintage car - for a two-day trip to Pretoria that includes a stop at the famous Kimberly Gold Mines. While in Botswana, the ladies visit the set of the popular television series "The Ladies #1 Detective Agency" and meet with the Oodi Weavers. D
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits a container gardening author who shares her ideas for stunningly beautiful and colorful containers. Learn about color, space, sun and shade as we GardenSMART with containers. D
8:30 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 14 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva shows master carpenter Norm Abram how he's restoring the circa 1720 raised panel front door with flexible epoxy and a new paint job. Countertop installer Danny Puccio is on hand as the 1,300-pound marble island top is hefted into the kitchen, and kitchen designer Kathy Marshall shows how the hole in the marble will accommodate a concealed compost bin. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how he's upgrading the ducted HVAC system to go from one zone to three with the help of a plug-and-play zone damper system that makes retrofits and zoning a hot air system easy. D
9:00 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Drop-Leaf Table"  NULL
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  Around the House travels throughout a home to find and fix 20 of the most common decorating mistakes. We begin in the family room with plant and clutter issues. Then, Shari heads to the bedroom for problems like too small nightstands. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Sensational Scarves, Part 2"  Create stylish scarves that are easy to sew and fun to wear. Designer Donna Fenske joins Nancy to showcase textured scarf creations using fabrics ranging from light and airy bridal illusion to a lofty fleece. Traditional techniques like making chenille give way to unique designs such as the no-sew Fairy Dust Scarf. D
10:30 am 
Grand View  "Joshua Tree National Park"  This episode reveals one of the most mythical botanical wonders in America: the Joshua Tree. Baumann explores this Desert oasis in southern California, renowned for it's sublime energy, and beautiful landscapes. Interviews include interpretive ranger Sarah Hinton, explaining the evolution of the parks botany; Climber Eric Foltz and his colleagues as he takes us up one of the sandstone formations; and Joe Zarki, ranger and historian, details the human history of the region. D
11:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Shiso & Tomatoes"  Guest Chef: Michel Nischan. When one thinks about the perfect mate for tomatoes, basil always comes to mind. But with today's East-West pair Ming takes flavors a step further and pairs them with basil's Japanese relative- shiso, starting with a soup that shines in the summer- 'Gazpacho' with Shiso Oil. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Andrew Ross Sorkin and Bethany MacLean"  Andrew Ross Sorkin, financial columnist for the New York Times and author of Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System - and Themselves, talks with Bethany McLean, contributing editor to Vanity Fair, co-author of The Smartest Guys in the Room. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment II"  Waiting for Robert at La Coupole, Mireille notices an odd man in black behaving strangely nearby. Robert arrives almost on time, and they go to the movies to see Love in the Afternoon.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment III"  Robert and Mireille leave the cinema and wander toward the Champs- Elysees. Robert thinks he has lost his passport. A rude soldier on furlough falls, in a way, for Mireille.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Alexander The Great"  For a brief moment, his empire rules the world from Greece to India.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Hellenistic Age"  After the break-up of Alexander's empire, a series of Hellenistic kingdoms extends Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Judgment and Decision Making"  Analyzes the decision making process and human intuition through interviews with leading authorities who reveal how and why people make good and bad decisions.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Motivation and Emotion"  Reviews what researchers are discovering about why people act and feel as they do, from the exhilaration of love to the agony of failure.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Moving On - Part 1"  When her father is deployed overseas, Carole has to say goodbye to Pine Hollow and Starlight, possibly also putting an end to the Saddle Club. Part 1 of 2G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Escape The Box"  Discover how different families work out "allowances." Even basic financial planning starts now. Learn how to manage your monthly income and expenses for vacations, education, and more.G
5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Greenhouses for Year-Round Growing"  No matter how big or small, from commercial growing to the simplest homemade version, there's a greenhouse for any budget. They make year round growing a possibility no matter where you live. This episode covers the basics and shows off some great places as examples to inspire viewers that anyone can do it. D
5:30 pm 
SciGirls  "Dolphin Dive"  SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center. D
6:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Lamb Roman Style/Abbacchio Alla Romana"  Mary Ann re-creates a classic Roman meal, starting with a trip to the butcher to prepare a Marinated Leg of Lamb that's fit for an emperor's feast. Then she shows you the trick of preparing Roman-style Artichokes, and finishes off with a hearty Potato Casserole. Even when you're not in Rome, you can eat as the Romans do. D
6:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Holy Fish"  Andreas visits the rugged coastline of Helgeland in northern Norway, where the mystical and delicious halibut makes its home among the islets and skerries. Andreas demonstrates how different cooking methods can elicit different flavors and textures from the fish. Dishes include: the smoked Greenland halibut with berries and potato salad; pickled halibut, baked halibut with cucumber and herbs; and finally, pan-fried halibut served with veal demi-glace. D
7:00 pm 
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
7:30 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Western Cape, South Africa & Botswana"  They begin their adventure in glorious Cape Town with excursions to the Cape of Good Hope and the wine lands. The Grannies board "The Pride of Africa" on Rovos Rail - accommodated in a restored vintage car - for a two-day trip to Pretoria that includes a stop at the famous Kimberly Gold Mines. While in Botswana, the ladies visit the set of the popular television series "The Ladies #1 Detective Agency" and meet with the Oodi Weavers. D
8:00 pm 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits a container gardening author who shares her ideas for stunningly beautiful and colorful containers. Learn about color, space, sun and shade as we GardenSMART with containers. D
8:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 14 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva shows master carpenter Norm Abram how he's restoring the circa 1720 raised panel front door with flexible epoxy and a new paint job. Countertop installer Danny Puccio is on hand as the 1,300-pound marble island top is hefted into the kitchen, and kitchen designer Kathy Marshall shows how the hole in the marble will accommodate a concealed compost bin. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how he's upgrading the ducted HVAC system to go from one zone to three with the help of a plug-and-play zone damper system that makes retrofits and zoning a hot air system easy. D
9:00 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Drop-Leaf Table"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  Around the House travels throughout a home to find and fix 20 of the most common decorating mistakes. We begin in the family room with plant and clutter issues. Then, Shari heads to the bedroom for problems like too small nightstands. D
10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Sensational Scarves, Part 2"  Create stylish scarves that are easy to sew and fun to wear. Designer Donna Fenske joins Nancy to showcase textured scarf creations using fabrics ranging from light and airy bridal illusion to a lofty fleece. Traditional techniques like making chenille give way to unique designs such as the no-sew Fairy Dust Scarf. D
10:30 pm 
Grand View  "Joshua Tree National Park"  This episode reveals one of the most mythical botanical wonders in America: the Joshua Tree. Baumann explores this Desert oasis in southern California, renowned for it's sublime energy, and beautiful landscapes. Interviews include interpretive ranger Sarah Hinton, explaining the evolution of the parks botany; Climber Eric Foltz and his colleagues as he takes us up one of the sandstone formations; and Joe Zarki, ranger and historian, details the human history of the region. D
11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Shiso & Tomatoes"  Guest Chef: Michel Nischan. When one thinks about the perfect mate for tomatoes, basil always comes to mind. But with today's East-West pair Ming takes flavors a step further and pairs them with basil's Japanese relative- shiso, starting with a soup that shines in the summer- 'Gazpacho' with Shiso Oil. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D
1:00 am 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. D
2:00 am 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
3:00 am 
Gates of the Arctic: Alaska's Brooks Range   The vast and remote Brooks Range, a mountain chain stretching across northern Alaska and into Canada's Yukon Territory, inspired a national wilderness-protection movement with its pristine vistas and habitats teeming with wildlife. Narrated by award-winning actress Glenn Close, GATES OF THE ARCTIC journeys to this seldom-seen natural treasure, one of the most remote and pristine places in North America, to explore the region's inhabitants, culture and history. The few travelers fortunate enough to visit the Brooks Range share their experiences, while stunning high-definition photography captures several brief and unexpected encounters some of region's diverse animal life and a few of its exceptional local characters. D
4:00 am 
History Detectives  "The First Movie Studio/UFA Light/King Kong Camera"  A resident of Lincoln Heights, a quiet neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles, thinks the city's first motion picture studio may be located in her very own neighborhood park. When a California man bought an antique Kaschie lighter for $50 at a flea market, he didn't realize he was buying a piece of Hollywood history. A Washington resident owns an old movie camera he believes could have been used to film the original version of 'King Kong.'G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Fall of the Aztecs"  The first program tells the story of the conquest in 1519-21 of the Aztec empire in Mexico by Hernan Cortes and 500 Spanish conquistadors. Michael Wood follows the path of gambler and womanizer Cortes from his home in Spain to the Mayan pyramids on the shores of the Yucatan, on through the tropical forests of Tabasco to the snow-capped volcanoes of Mexico. Trekking over the mountains in torrential storms, Wood considers how a small band of Spanish adventurers could overthrow an empire of millions, and why the Aztec ruler Montezuma could have believed the Spanish were gods. D
7:00 am 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Conquest of the Incas"  Six years after the fall of Mexico, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, exploring south of the equator, uncovers another civilization unknown to the European world: the empire of the Incas, which extended 3,000 miles from Ecuador to Chile. Michael Wood recounts Pizarro's daring march into Peru with fewer than 200 men and tells the almost incredible tale of his capture of the Inca Atuahuallpa and his promise to ransom himself with a roomful of gold. Traveling across the Peruvian desert along ancient Inca roads, Wood climbs the Andes with a train of llamas, continues to the ancient city of Cuzco, the Incas' "navel of the earth," where massive Inca buildings still stand, and to the stupendous Sacred Valley ruins, including Macchu Picchu. D
8:00 am 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Legislative Preview 2012"  Marcia Franklin speaks with guests Greg Hahn, of Idaho Reports, Betsy Russell, of The Spokesman-Review, John Miller, of The Associated Press and Clark Corbin, of Post Register about the upcoming Idaho legislative session.G
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Fall of the Aztecs"  The first program tells the story of the conquest in 1519-21 of the Aztec empire in Mexico by Hernan Cortes and 500 Spanish conquistadors. Michael Wood follows the path of gambler and womanizer Cortes from his home in Spain to the Mayan pyramids on the shores of the Yucatan, on through the tropical forests of Tabasco to the snow-capped volcanoes of Mexico. Trekking over the mountains in torrential storms, Wood considers how a small band of Spanish adventurers could overthrow an empire of millions, and why the Aztec ruler Montezuma could have believed the Spanish were gods. D
1:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Conquest of the Incas"  Six years after the fall of Mexico, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, exploring south of the equator, uncovers another civilization unknown to the European world: the empire of the Incas, which extended 3,000 miles from Ecuador to Chile. Michael Wood recounts Pizarro's daring march into Peru with fewer than 200 men and tells the almost incredible tale of his capture of the Inca Atuahuallpa and his promise to ransom himself with a roomful of gold. Traveling across the Peruvian desert along ancient Inca roads, Wood climbs the Andes with a train of llamas, continues to the ancient city of Cuzco, the Incas' "navel of the earth," where massive Inca buildings still stand, and to the stupendous Sacred Valley ruins, including Macchu Picchu. D
2:00 pm 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Fall of the Aztecs"  The first program tells the story of the conquest in 1519-21 of the Aztec empire in Mexico by Hernan Cortes and 500 Spanish conquistadors. Michael Wood follows the path of gambler and womanizer Cortes from his home in Spain to the Mayan pyramids on the shores of the Yucatan, on through the tropical forests of Tabasco to the snow-capped volcanoes of Mexico. Trekking over the mountains in torrential storms, Wood considers how a small band of Spanish adventurers could overthrow an empire of millions, and why the Aztec ruler Montezuma could have believed the Spanish were gods. D
6:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Conquest of the Incas"  Six years after the fall of Mexico, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, exploring south of the equator, uncovers another civilization unknown to the European world: the empire of the Incas, which extended 3,000 miles from Ecuador to Chile. Michael Wood recounts Pizarro's daring march into Peru with fewer than 200 men and tells the almost incredible tale of his capture of the Inca Atuahuallpa and his promise to ransom himself with a roomful of gold. Traveling across the Peruvian desert along ancient Inca roads, Wood climbs the Andes with a train of llamas, continues to the ancient city of Cuzco, the Incas' "navel of the earth," where massive Inca buildings still stand, and to the stupendous Sacred Valley ruins, including Macchu Picchu. D
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Conquest of the Incas"  Six years after the fall of Mexico, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, exploring south of the equator, uncovers another civilization unknown to the European world: the empire of the Incas, which extended 3,000 miles from Ecuador to Chile. Michael Wood recounts Pizarro's daring march into Peru with fewer than 200 men and tells the almost incredible tale of his capture of the Inca Atuahuallpa and his promise to ransom himself with a roomful of gold. Traveling across the Peruvian desert along ancient Inca roads, Wood climbs the Andes with a train of llamas, continues to the ancient city of Cuzco, the Incas' "navel of the earth," where massive Inca buildings still stand, and to the stupendous Sacred Valley ruins, including Macchu Picchu. D

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