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April 9, 2012
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2:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Critter Control: Natural Ways to Repel Backyard Wildlife Pests (Atlanta & Athens, GA)"  Learning to live in harmony with nature becomes a bit more daunting when some of our furry friends are using our gardens and landscapes as their personal buffet. In this episode we explore natural ways to safely and humanely repel them for good. D
2:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Raising Backyard Chickens"  The surge in popularity for raising backyard chickens has turned many an urban executive into weekend urban farmer. With plenty of new information in books and online, there's still no substitute for truly showing the ABC's of raising chickens at home. Todd Brock, Co-author of "Building Chicken Coops for Dummies" shows us everything that we need to know. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Running Water: Erosion and Deposition"  Analyzes the role of running water in sculpting Earth's surface, discusses tectonic and hydrologic cycles and how they work together to shape the land.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Monetary Policy"  Three Federal Reserve Chairmen — Arthur Burns, Paul Volcker, and Alan Greenspan — are examined. Updated 2002. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Culpable (Guilty)"  This episode introduces words for fruit and treats the importance of the leather industry in Argentina.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Strengthen Feet & Fingers"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Who Me, Jealous?/A Bunny in a Haystack"  "Who Me, Jealous?" - Mrs. Diller is taking care of Susie, her sister's puppy, for the weekend. Does Mrs. Diller like the cute little puppy better than she likes Cleo? Cleo determines to "out-cute" the puppy and win back Mrs. Diller's affection. But she soon finds that Mrs. Diller thinks Cleo is perfect just the way she is. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "April 9th (Parts I & II)"  April 9th (Parts I and II) - April 9th begins like any normal day. until a fire destroys the teacher's lounge and forces Lakewood Elementary to close. This unexpected event finds the children dealing with a wide range of emotional reactions: Sue Ellen is devastated when her diary is ruined. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Myth Me?/Td's Myth Take"  Myth Me? - On a rainy, boring day, the gang does what everybody does on a rainy day: act out Greek myths! And, as always, they are really better with dogs! Vocabulary: (E) myth, legend, moral, reflection, fate (I) point, ending, setting, over, greek. TD's Myth Take - TD isn't satisfied with any Greek myth, so he decides to write his own version. With the help of Martha and Truman, he puts on a performance that exceeds everyone's expectations. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Grease Monkeys In Space/Pinata Vision"  It's up to George to complete a space mission and replace a large telescope's batteries.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Hansel and Gretel"  Red has taken Peter Piper's peppers without asking, and now he's mad! What happens when the Super Readers try to help Hansel and Gretel get out of a similar sticky (sweet) situation? Only the unexpected! After overcoming a few storybook obstacles, we finally find out the witch's side of the story, and Red learns to be more considerate.G
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Long Claws/Tank's Sleep Over"  Long Claws - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mrs. Pteranodon head to the thicket to ask a Therizinosaurus family about their colossal claws. Mr. and Mrs. T strike a pose to demonstrate how they use their claws for self-defense, while their daughter, Teri, shows the kids her favorite practice spot. Tank's Sleep Over - When Tank spends the night at Pteranodon Terrace, the last thing he wants to do is sleep. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Abby Has The Sparkle Fairy Freckles"  Elmo and Abby are playing tag. Suddenly, Abby's freckles start sparkling! Abby calls the Fairy Doctor who looks at Abby's freckles. Abby has a case of the Sparkle Speckle Fairy Freckles! This is where freckles sparkle and glow, and eventually fall off. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Rock & Roll Easter!"  It's springtime and that means it's time to hunt for Easter eggs in the backyard. Explorer Sid searches under every bush and behind every tree, and he finds all the eggs Mom and Dad have hidden. But wait, he also found. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Changing Plans"  Caillou learns to cope with change. It's raining outside but there is no stopping Caillou! He sees a robin catch a worm and is thrilled when he finds a worm of his own. When Leo calls to invite Caillou over to play, Caillou isn't sure at first if he wants to go since he's having such a great time by himself. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Guess Who? and Sweet Treats"  Guess Who?: BJ and Baby Bop decide to get Halloween celebrations underway with a costume party. But when it comes to picking costumes, Riff just can't decide! That night, as the festivities get underway, Riff makes a grand entrance proudly wearing a costume that suits him perfectly! Educational theme: Friendship. Sweet Treats: Barney and his friends go trick-or-treating in the park. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Bzzz"  Animal Junction goes buggy, and Zoboo, Chris and Martin start to think that these tiny critters are nature's little superstars. Insects and spiders are amazing athletes: quick-leaping grasshoppers, far-flying butterflies, heavily armored beetles and plenty more.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Grease Monkeys In Space/Pinata Vision"  It's up to George to complete a space mission and replace a large telescope's batteries.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Myth Me?/Td's Myth Take"  Myth Me? - On a rainy, boring day, the gang does what everybody does on a rainy day: act out Greek myths! And, as always, they are really better with dogs! Vocabulary: (E) myth, legend, moral, reflection, fate (I) point, ending, setting, over, greek. TD's Myth Take - TD isn't satisfied with any Greek myth, so he decides to write his own version. With the help of Martha and Truman, he puts on a performance that exceeds everyone's expectations. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Granny and Clyde/Too Loud Crew"  Granny and Clyde - Granny May cons Mr. Botsford into using him as her getaway driver as she goes on a citywide crime spree. WordGirl must find a way to turn Granny May in to the cops without putting her dad behind bars. Too Loud Crew - The Butcher and the Whammer unexpectedly team up and things get a little noisy. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Masked Bandits"  As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 1)"  The long lost encryptor chip, the one computer component that can bring Motherboard back to full power, appears for sale on the popular cybersite U-WANT, U-BID! The CyberSquad has only a few days to save enough money to outbid Hacker for the precious chip. They win the auction, but are totally unprepared for what happens when they implant the chip into Motherboard - Hacker takes over Cyberspace!. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "A Whole Flock of Cheese"  Chet has gone on a cheese craze, replacing everything in the doghouse (including the furniture) with cheese-inspiring Ruff to send Emmie on a cheese-themed challenge. Meanwhile, Ruff is searching for his long-lost parents and decides to employ the help of a carrier pigeon. He sends Jay and Rubye out to learn about carrier pigeons and then compete in a race against one!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "April 9th (Parts I & II)"  April 9th (Parts I and II) - April 9th begins like any normal day. until a fire destroys the teacher's lounge and forces Lakewood Elementary to close. This unexpected event finds the children dealing with a wide range of emotional reactions: Sue Ellen is devastated when her diary is ruined. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Wall Street got a chance to react to Friday's employment reports and it's not good. New York Correspondent Erika Miller explains why the economic outlook isn't the only worry in investors' minds. Economist Simon Johnson says Europe's troubles are not over. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford discuss styles and values of vintage spurs against the backdrop of Indian Cliff Ranch. At the convention center highlights include a 1775 Revolutionary War canteen; an 1834 last will of historic Alamo fighter Ben Milam; and a 1787 Debbe Poor sampler, the oldest sampler on record from Andover, Massachusetts, valued at $40,000. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "West Texas"  In the state capital of Austin, Zay Harding explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He checks out the Alamo at San Antonio, spends a night in a haunted hotel and travels to El Paso where he treks into the desert along the old Butterfield trail. He follows Route 66 in a 1960s Mustang and competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge.G
9:00 pm 
Circus Dreams   Step into the world of Circus Smirkus, the only traveling youth circus in the United States. Follow a group of talented teens, ages 12 to 18, as they audition, rehearse and take to the road for a summer of performances. There are comments from many of the 27 kids with the circus but the film closely follows a 12-year-old dancer/aerialist, a shy stick-juggling boy, and two girl clowns.G
10:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is Out There?"  Michael Mosley, science presenter for the BBC, begins the miniseries with the story of one of the great upheavals in human history - the understanding that the Earth is not the center of the cosmos, but one of billions of bodies in a vast and expanding universe. Part 1 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Lfa"  Road Test: 2012 Lexus LFA. Road Test: 2012 Honda CRV. Goss' Garage: Used Car Inspection. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary"  Mary Mary Quite Contrary walks along Sesame Street and dumps a pile of dirt outside Oscar's trashcan. Gordon explains that she can not leave the dirt, she is making a mess! Mary Mary insists that she is going to grow a garden with silver bells and cockle shells. Gordon tries to tell her that silver bells and cockleshells aren't alive. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Rock & Roll Easter!"  It's springtime and that means it's time to hunt for Easter eggs in the backyard. Explorer Sid searches under every bush and behind every tree, and he finds all the eggs Mom and Dad have hidden. But wait, he also found. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Myth Me?/Td's Myth Take"  Myth Me? - On a rainy, boring day, the gang does what everybody does on a rainy day: act out Greek myths! And, as always, they are really better with dogs! Vocabulary: (E) myth, legend, moral, reflection, fate (I) point, ending, setting, over, greek. TD's Myth Take - TD isn't satisfied with any Greek myth, so he decides to write his own version. With the help of Martha and Truman, he puts on a performance that exceeds everyone's expectations. D
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Hunting The Elements"  David Pogue ("Making Stuff") travels the globe to learn why copper is king, gases are noble and gold is "stand-offish." He spins through a world of weird, extreme chemistry on a quest to unlock the secrets of the 118 unique elements that make up the periodic table - with a few explosions along the way.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time"  The Yetman brothers continue their trip of exploration through the Grand Canyon, this time focusing on the geology of the canyon and the desert vegetation found along the river. They go plunging through Lava Falls, one of the last big rapids on the Colorado River and watch adults of all ages turn into sprightly kids again while jumping from the edge of a waterfall into a pool below. Two great mysteries about the Grand Canyon are explored in this episode. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Buttermilk Fried Quail with Honey, Grandmother's Rabbit, and Bourbon Pecan Pie. D
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  In this episode, Lidia is joined by Tanya as she heads to New Orleans' Sicilian Quarter, where she stops by the Central Grocery to enjoy a classic Muffuletta sandwich and then visits the Immigrant Monument in Woldenburg Park. Back in the kitchen, Lidia fries up marinated artichokes and makes a Muffaletta Sandwich with Ricotta, Anchovies, and Olive Oil. D
8:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Tokyo, Japan"  Rudy explores the city that is an urban marriage of high tech and age-old customs.G
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
10:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Raphael Saadiq/Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears"  Saadiq highlights songs from his old-school soul album Stone Rollin'. Lewis and The Honeybears pound out bluesy soul nuggets.G
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Abby Has The Sparkle Fairy Freckles"  Elmo and Abby are playing tag. Suddenly, Abby's freckles start sparkling! Abby calls the Fairy Doctor who looks at Abby's freckles. Abby has a case of the Sparkle Speckle Fairy Freckles! This is where freckles sparkle and glow, and eventually fall off. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Long Claws/Tank's Sleep Over"  Long Claws - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mrs. Pteranodon head to the thicket to ask a Therizinosaurus family about their colossal claws. Mr. and Mrs. T strike a pose to demonstrate how they use their claws for self-defense, while their daughter, Teri, shows the kids her favorite practice spot. Tank's Sleep Over - When Tank spends the night at Pteranodon Terrace, the last thing he wants to do is sleep. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Elves and the Shoemaker"  Whyatt has a secret admirer! The Super Readers visit the Elves and the Shoemaker and discover that the Shoemaker is just as curious about his own secret friends! The Super Readers help the Shoemaker write a note of his own, and Whyatt uncovers his mysterious admirer. Educational Objectives: To learn about making friends, explore the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. Kids will find that the power to read can change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Caracal-Minton"  The Wild Kratts crew is are playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function. D
2:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   This simple salad consists of arugula lettuce with creamy chunks of Brie cheese in virgin pecan oil dressing. Chef Bob pairs a light Rose from Bordeaux, France, which is a combination of a 50/50 blend of Cabernet and Merlot with hints of cherries and raspberries. This Rose matches well with Bob's classic French Brie cheese salad. D
2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland"  Rick tours bustling Belfast and looks at some of the city's politically charged neighborhoods. Then he heads for the Antrim Coast to enjoy Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island.G
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Palms in the Desert"  Palm trees have long been a symbol of the desert and, more importantly, a sign of water to a weary desert traveler. In this episode, ecologist Jim Cornett joins host David Yetman for a look around California's Coachella Valley, the lowest and hottest inhabited place in the Northern Hemisphere. After a walk around Palm Springs to examine the area's most famous residents, Yetman heads for the largest undisturbed palm oasis on Earth, Palm Canyon. D
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "West Texas"  In the state capital of Austin, Zay Harding explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He checks out the Alamo at San Antonio, spends a night in a haunted hotel and travels to El Paso where he treks into the desert along the old Butterfield trail. He follows Route 66 in a 1960s Mustang and competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
7:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature looks at the results of this year's session.G
8:00 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Geneva and the Matterhorn: Quest for the Water Castle   In the 11th installment of his Emmy-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs explores the Rhone River, Lake Geneva and the Matterhorn regions of Switzerland - the country known since Medieval times as the "water castle" of Europe. On his quest, Richard uncovers how the Swiss harnessed the Rhone to light Switzerland and its neighbors, power some of the world's most efficient rail systems and quench the thirst of millions, while still managing to preserve this precious resource. D
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "West Texas"  In the state capital of Austin, Zay Harding explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He checks out the Alamo at San Antonio, spends a night in a haunted hotel and travels to El Paso where he treks into the desert along the old Butterfield trail. He follows Route 66 in a 1960s Mustang and competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge.G
10:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
10:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
11:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature looks at the results of this year's session.G
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the Age of Discovery"  In art, scholarship, and exploration, Europe is possessed by a new passion for knowledge.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the New World"  The discovery of the Americas presents new challenges to Europe's ideas and institutions.G
2:00 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
2:30 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
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Blind Faith"  Saddle Club members help a visually impaired girl conquer her fear of horses and in the process prove to her overly protective mother that she can live an independent life.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Edible Landscapes (Los Altos, CA & Mt. Vernon, WA)"  One undeniable and popular trend today is making the most of all your garden space. Today's landscape is not only beautiful but functional too. The edible landscape is the new buzzword and it's sweeping the country as emboldened gardeners spice up their designs with culinary classics. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Masked Bandits"  As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. D
5:00 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
5:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Fruit Tarts"  Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with an easy-to-make pear tart similar to the ones made by home cooks. He then makes a stunning Tartes Aux Fruites, the renowned classic found in bakeries throughout France. Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream; Tartes aux Fruites.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then he visits picturesque artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.G
6:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "England - The Lake District"  After hopping a train to the north, the family finds a world of literature awaiting in the English Lake District, an area so abundant with beauty it inspired celebrated authors like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Nathan and Seamus get a chance to explore some of the area stories at the World of Beatrix Potter Museum and the natural surrounds as they bump through the countryside in an off-road adventure, steam down the lake and up the mountains and get to know some of the area's woodland and lake creatures. D
7:00 am 
GardenSMART   If your turf has been a nightmare, fall is the time to turn it into a dream. Thick, green turf begins in the fall, as the grass is ready to go dormant. Join us as GardenSMART visits an expert on lawns. D
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 1 of 16"  THIS OLD HOUSE opens a new season with work on a 300-year-old farmstead that is rich in Colonial history. Homeowners Joe and Becky Titlow plan to preserve the historic part of the house while adding space and modern amenities with two small additions. Architect Dan Quaile presents the plan using a remarkable model generated from a 3-D printer, while general contractor Tom Silva inspects the structure and historic window sash, which will be restored. D
8:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Dome Topped Chests"  Simple solutions for wood that bends to created treasure chests. D
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Color Our World"  If it "colors our world," Matt and Shari are talking about it today. Shari discusses the basics of color theory to help you in selecting color for your home interior. Then, Matt and Shari discuss paint basics along with tips and tricks for painting. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 1"  Be inspired to create a vibrant fusible fabric collage-an art quilt with character! Fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson join Nancy to share their nature inspired artwork with a workbook approach-one technique at a time. Learn to use bright patterned collages for backgrounds, incorporating weaving, braiding, bias strips, and free form pieces in these small projects. A new approach to using fusibles makes these art quilts that incorporate raw edge applique very easy to assemble. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Pirate Queen's Watch Tower"  Frank captures the mystique of 15th-century queen, once a feared pirate in Ireland. D
10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Joanne Chang & Pastry"  If you ever thought you couldn't bake because it requires precision, you are not alone. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows how grasping one small but important rule can allow viewers to bake countless desserts with just a few ingredients in quantities you can eyeball. Joining Ming, fabulous Boston baker, Joanne Chang, proves you don't need recipes to make amazing desserts on the fly. D
10:30 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
11:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Pink"  Malcolm Gladwell is author of the bestsellers The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, (2000) and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005). In his newest book, Gladwell focuses his extraordinary mix of story-telling and intuitive thinking on the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, most famous and most successful. What makes high achievers different? His answer lies not in paying attention to what successful people are like, but in paying attention to where they are from: their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncrasies of their upbringing. D
12:00 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
12:30 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
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightened Despots"  Many of Europe's rulers see the need for reform, although not at the expense of surrendering any of their powers.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightenment"  Intellectuals come to believe that it is possible to change the world with theories.G
2:00 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
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Blind Faith"  Saddle Club members help a visually impaired girl conquer her fear of horses and in the process prove to her overly protective mother that she can live an independent life.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Edible Landscapes (Los Altos, CA & Mt. Vernon, WA)"  One undeniable and popular trend today is making the most of all your garden space. Today's landscape is not only beautiful but functional too. The edible landscape is the new buzzword and it's sweeping the country as emboldened gardeners spice up their designs with culinary classics. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 1)"  The long lost encryptor chip, the one computer component that can bring Motherboard back to full power, appears for sale on the popular cybersite U-WANT, U-BID! The CyberSquad has only a few days to save enough money to outbid Hacker for the precious chip. They win the auction, but are totally unprepared for what happens when they implant the chip into Motherboard - Hacker takes over Cyberspace!. D
5:00 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
5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Fruit Tarts"  Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with an easy-to-make pear tart similar to the ones made by home cooks. He then makes a stunning Tartes Aux Fruites, the renowned classic found in bakeries throughout France. Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream; Tartes aux Fruites.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then he visits picturesque artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.G
6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "England - The Lake District"  After hopping a train to the north, the family finds a world of literature awaiting in the English Lake District, an area so abundant with beauty it inspired celebrated authors like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Nathan and Seamus get a chance to explore some of the area stories at the World of Beatrix Potter Museum and the natural surrounds as they bump through the countryside in an off-road adventure, steam down the lake and up the mountains and get to know some of the area's woodland and lake creatures. D
7:00 pm 
GardenSMART   If your turf has been a nightmare, fall is the time to turn it into a dream. Thick, green turf begins in the fall, as the grass is ready to go dormant. Join us as GardenSMART visits an expert on lawns. D
7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 1 of 16"  THIS OLD HOUSE opens a new season with work on a 300-year-old farmstead that is rich in Colonial history. Homeowners Joe and Becky Titlow plan to preserve the historic part of the house while adding space and modern amenities with two small additions. Architect Dan Quaile presents the plan using a remarkable model generated from a 3-D printer, while general contractor Tom Silva inspects the structure and historic window sash, which will be restored. D
8:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Dome Topped Chests"  Simple solutions for wood that bends to created treasure chests. D
8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Color Our World"  If it "colors our world," Matt and Shari are talking about it today. Shari discusses the basics of color theory to help you in selecting color for your home interior. Then, Matt and Shari discuss paint basics along with tips and tricks for painting. D
9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 1"  Be inspired to create a vibrant fusible fabric collage-an art quilt with character! Fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson join Nancy to share their nature inspired artwork with a workbook approach-one technique at a time. Learn to use bright patterned collages for backgrounds, incorporating weaving, braiding, bias strips, and free form pieces in these small projects. A new approach to using fusibles makes these art quilts that incorporate raw edge applique very easy to assemble. D
9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Pirate Queen's Watch Tower"  Frank captures the mystique of 15th-century queen, once a feared pirate in Ireland. D
10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Joanne Chang & Pastry"  If you ever thought you couldn't bake because it requires precision, you are not alone. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows how grasping one small but important rule can allow viewers to bake countless desserts with just a few ingredients in quantities you can eyeball. Joining Ming, fabulous Boston baker, Joanne Chang, proves you don't need recipes to make amazing desserts on the fly. D
10:30 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
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Se Derrumbo! (It Collapsed!)"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Preocupaciones (Worries)"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G
1:00 am 
The Greatest Good   World War II transforms the nation as well as the Forest Service. The agency shifts from a stewardship role of caring for the land to the role of production, fulfilling postwar demands. The multiple-use concept is put into action, and conflicts develop among competing interests.G
2:00 am 
Pricele$$   Campaign money is currently top-of-mind for many Americans. PRICELE$$ is one Emmy-Award winning producer's spellbinding and, at times, hilarious personal journey across America to learn more about how campaigns are financed, how these multi-millions of dollars impact our Democracy and the meaning of the Citizens' United decision. With interviews of everyday folks, lobbyists AND members of Congress in BOTH parties as well as business owners, blue collar workers, farmers and students, the documentary has received such varied endorsements as from Republican Alan Simpson and Democrat Mario Cuomo. D
3:00 am 
Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter   Friend and neighbor Phil Donahue narrates this profile of the humorous writer who struck a chord with women everywhere with her tales of daily life and families. Interviews with friends and family members are combined with archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia to trace her life and career.G
3:30 am 
Storied Life of Millie Benson   Author, reporter and adventurer Mildred Wirt Benson, who died in 2002 at the age of 96, is better known as Carolyn Keene, the ghostwriter of the first 23 Nancy Drew mysteriesG
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Finding Your Roots  "Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada"  Former slaves make one of their first acts of freedom choosing a last name. For immigrants coming to a new country, a new name often helps to fit into a new environment. When Henry Louis Gates Jr. begins the search for their family origins, media legend Barbara Walters does not know her father's real last name and educational superstar Geoffrey Canada does not know the name of his grandfather. Gates fills in the missing identities. Part 3 of 10G
6:00 am 
Ubaldo   UBALDO tells the story of a religious cultural festival that traces its roots back 850 years. The celebration, known as the "La Festa Dei Ceri," occurs in only two places in the world: the unlikely sister cities of Gubbio, in Umbria, Italy, and Jessup, a coal-mining town in northeast Pennsylvania. Shot entirely on location, UBALDO captures the intensity of key moments from both festivals - from the raising of the statues onto the platforms, to the sprinting of the platform teams to the strategizing of the team captains. D
7:00 am 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Deep Thinkers"  Dolphins and whales have the largest brains of any animals and like humans, have special brain cells called spindle cells that are associated with communication, emotion and heightened social sensitivity. Filmmakers reveal long-term studies about dolphin brains, and then dive with a group of dolphins as the creatures demonstrate how clicks, whistles and synchronized movements and volcalizations establish personal identity and gang behavior. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Finding Your Roots  "Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada"  Former slaves make one of their first acts of freedom choosing a last name. For immigrants coming to a new country, a new name often helps to fit into a new environment. When Henry Louis Gates Jr. begins the search for their family origins, media legend Barbara Walters does not know her father's real last name and educational superstar Geoffrey Canada does not know the name of his grandfather. Gates fills in the missing identities. Part 3 of 10G
12:00 pm 
Ubaldo   UBALDO tells the story of a religious cultural festival that traces its roots back 850 years. The celebration, known as the "La Festa Dei Ceri," occurs in only two places in the world: the unlikely sister cities of Gubbio, in Umbria, Italy, and Jessup, a coal-mining town in northeast Pennsylvania. Shot entirely on location, UBALDO captures the intensity of key moments from both festivals - from the raising of the statues onto the platforms, to the sprinting of the platform teams to the strategizing of the team captains. D
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Deep Thinkers"  Dolphins and whales have the largest brains of any animals and like humans, have special brain cells called spindle cells that are associated with communication, emotion and heightened social sensitivity. Filmmakers reveal long-term studies about dolphin brains, and then dive with a group of dolphins as the creatures demonstrate how clicks, whistles and synchronized movements and volcalizations establish personal identity and gang behavior. Part 2 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada"  Former slaves make one of their first acts of freedom choosing a last name. For immigrants coming to a new country, a new name often helps to fit into a new environment. When Henry Louis Gates Jr. begins the search for their family origins, media legend Barbara Walters does not know her father's real last name and educational superstar Geoffrey Canada does not know the name of his grandfather. Gates fills in the missing identities. Part 3 of 10G
5:00 pm 
Ubaldo   UBALDO tells the story of a religious cultural festival that traces its roots back 850 years. The celebration, known as the "La Festa Dei Ceri," occurs in only two places in the world: the unlikely sister cities of Gubbio, in Umbria, Italy, and Jessup, a coal-mining town in northeast Pennsylvania. Shot entirely on location, UBALDO captures the intensity of key moments from both festivals - from the raising of the statues onto the platforms, to the sprinting of the platform teams to the strategizing of the team captains. D
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Deep Thinkers"  Dolphins and whales have the largest brains of any animals and like humans, have special brain cells called spindle cells that are associated with communication, emotion and heightened social sensitivity. Filmmakers reveal long-term studies about dolphin brains, and then dive with a group of dolphins as the creatures demonstrate how clicks, whistles and synchronized movements and volcalizations establish personal identity and gang behavior. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Ubaldo   UBALDO tells the story of a religious cultural festival that traces its roots back 850 years. The celebration, known as the "La Festa Dei Ceri," occurs in only two places in the world: the unlikely sister cities of Gubbio, in Umbria, Italy, and Jessup, a coal-mining town in northeast Pennsylvania. Shot entirely on location, UBALDO captures the intensity of key moments from both festivals - from the raising of the statues onto the platforms, to the sprinting of the platform teams to the strategizing of the team captains. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Deep Thinkers"  Dolphins and whales have the largest brains of any animals and like humans, have special brain cells called spindle cells that are associated with communication, emotion and heightened social sensitivity. Filmmakers reveal long-term studies about dolphin brains, and then dive with a group of dolphins as the creatures demonstrate how clicks, whistles and synchronized movements and volcalizations establish personal identity and gang behavior. Part 2 of 3G

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