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April 9, 2013
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
Nature  "What Plants Talk About"  Hard-core science is integrated with a light-hearted look at how plants behave. From the heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests on the west coast of Canada, J.C. Cahill leads a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing that they eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. This is a world where plants are a lot less passive and more intelligent than generally believed.G
2:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Wonder Pill"  The placebo effect, sneered at for years as a distraction from "real" medical treatment, now turns out to be a real phenomenon and a potential addition to modern medicine.G
3:00 am 
NASA Sci Files  "The Case of the Great Space Exploration"  New discoveries by NASA and a new vision for space exploration create an excitement in the tree house as the detectives set off to learn what it will take to become a space explorer. Join them as they head to Space Camp and NASA to find out if they truly have the ?right stuff.?G
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Engine of Nature"  The Carnot engine, part one, beginning with simple steam engines. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality"  This program looks at the nature of the guarantees of political and social equality, and the roles that individuals and government have played in expanding these guarantees to less-protected segments of society, such as African Americans, women, and the disabled. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "A Breakdown/A Call for Help"  Kevin apologizes for taking the car and then they receive a call from Sandy who says that Jack has hit her again and she's leaving him so they go over to help her.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Good-Bye T-Bone/The Truth About Dogs and Cats"  "Good-Bye T-Bone"--Clifford and Cleo misunderstand a conversation they overhear and think T-Bone is moving away. They vow to make T- Bone's last day on Birdwell Island extra special. They eventually learn to listen to a whole story before jumping to conclusions -- but the good friends enjoy a truly special day nonetheless! "The Truth about Dogs and Cats"--When two cats "move in" to the tree next door to T-Bone, the dogs try everything to get rid of them, but they soon discover that they have no real reason not to like the cats. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies"  Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Mulch Ado About Nothing/What Goes Up"  The Renkins teach George the proper way to create compost for the garden after he makes a mess.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Around The World Adventure"  With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset"  The Pteranodon kids and Dad get the idea to travel around on the Dinosaur Train and meet some of the biggest dinosaurs. They even sing a song, `The Biggest Dinosaurs', before meeting Allie Alamosaurus, an enormous, long-necked, plant eating sauropod who is very friendly. Allie explains that her huge, strong legs hardly bend at all, but she can still have fun playing games with the kids, and teaching them some of her favorites! Dad takes the Pteranodon kids on an overnight camping trip where they watch both a sunrise and sunset, learning that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Playdate"  Elmo and Zoe have an arts and crafts play date, but Rocco, Zoe's pet rock, is upset that he doesn't have his own play date. Elmo volunteers to find a friend who is round for Rocco and brings in a balloon. But Rocco wants a friend with a face and hair. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Special Dad Day"  Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Dancing Dog/Pig's Big Moonlight Feast"  Dancing Dog - It's the day of the Word World Concert and no one is more excited than Dog - he loves music. Unfortunately, he can't play an instrument. With the help of his good friend Bear, Dog discovers that anyone can make music! Pig's Big Moonlight Feast - When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don't follow the recipe you may end up "in the soup. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Brave"  Caillou's Camel Ride: Caillou is afraid to go on a camel ride after Leo tells him camels are mean and they like to spit! At the zoo, Caillou tries everything he can think of to avoid the camels. When Mommy and Daddy finally catch on to Caillou's hesitation, they insist he doesn't have to ride a camel, but should at least see a real camel and decide for himself. As Caillou learns about the camel from its trainer, he feels better and finally decides to take that camel ride. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico"  Baby Bop's friend Monty the butterfly passes through the park with a flock of friends on their way to Mexico. When Monty gets left behind by his insect friends and family, Barney takes everyone on a visit to Mexico, where Baby Bop will say good-bye to her butterfly friend. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Winter Delights"  Merry Misty Island - It's the Winter Holidays on the Island of Sodor. Dash, Bash and Ferdinand decide to throw a party. This is their first party and they're not really sure what to do and they won't ask Thomas to help them. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Mulch Ado About Nothing/What Goes Up"  The Renkins teach George the proper way to create compost for the garden after he makes a mess.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. 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  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)"  The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "I'll Ruff and I'll Ruff and I'll Blow Your House Down"  Ruff sends DJ out to a dog obedience school to become an expert trainer while Noel, Sammy and Jay go to an engineering school to construct a new home for Chet. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, we're on the ground floor of J.C. Penney to find out what customers really think of the struggling retailer. And, Sir Richard Branson discusses everything from cheap tickets to competition in the industry. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Divine Women  "Handmaids of the Gods"  Bettany Hughes travels to the island of Lesbos to discover the truth behind the much sensationalized poet Sappho. Best known today for giving us the words sapphic and lesbian, in her own time Sappho fulfilled the important role of a priestess, channeling the power of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty and sexuality. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character"  For 11 years, the wacky performer brought people together weekly through her television show during the divisive years of the 1960s and 1970s. She won - and sometimes broke - hearts with her edgy, always sympathetic, characters. She could fall down a fight of stairs or hold her own in a duet with Julie Andrews. This profile shows the many sides of this multifaceted performer.G
9:30 pm 
Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter   This film examines the life and career of the late American humorist. Archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia trace Bombeck's life from her childhood during the Great Depression to her work as a women's rights activist. Interviews with family, friends and colleagues and readings from her work expand the portrait. Her neighbor, friend and former talk-show host Phil Donahue narrates the profile.G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Syria Behind The Lines"  FRONTLINE's Olly Lambert is the first Western filmmaker to spend an extended period living on both sides of Syria's sectarian frontline. He documents the realities of everyday life for rebels, government soldiers and civilians in the once peaceful area of Syria's heartland. The film is a portrait of a disintegrating nation and the dividing lines between communities and between life and death.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
1:00 am 
West of the Basque   This documentary traces the history of the Basque in Idaho, from the early days of Basque immigrants leaving war-torn Spain and France for jobs as sheepherders in the Idaho mountains to the prominence Basque descendants hold in Idaho society today. Now dancers, language institutes and historic sites help keep the heritage alive for a people who added a vibrant layer to the state's rich tapestry.G
2:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Chicago, Il"  This week on MARKET WARRIORS, the pickers head to the Randolph Street Market in Chicago, Illinois, where the target assignment is to find something from the 1970s. One picker runs out of time as another intentionally tries to hoodwink his opponents about an item made three decades later. Off-screen host provides the play-by-play on his outrageous bluffing. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Porsche 911 Carrera 4s"  Road Test: 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S. Road Test: 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. Goss' Garage: Cable Maintenance. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle"  Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play "outer space," but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they're friends! They use their imaginations to keep playing, which is just as much fun! Daniel Plays at the Castle - Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection. Daniel is saddened when Prince Wednesday tells him the rocks are too delicate to play with. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "What Plants Talk About"  Hard-core science is integrated with a light-hearted look at how plants behave. From the heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests on the west coast of Canada, J.C. Cahill leads a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing that they eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. This is a world where plants are a lot less passive and more intelligent than generally believed.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Germany's Romantic Road"  The Romantic Road winds through some of Germany's most picturesque countryside complete with medieval villages and Baroque Palaces. We start our journey in Wurzburg where we visit the spectacular Baroque Bishop's Palace or Residenz and taste wine at one of Wurzburg's many wine festivals. Next we visit the castle of the Teutonic Knights in Bad Mergentheim and a short distance away the Deutsches Auto Museum in the Renaissance Castle of Prince Hohenlohe-Langenburg. D
8:00 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "In The Mouth of the Amazon"  The Brazilian city of Belem at the mouth of the Amazon is a showcase of products from the great river basin. Now the famed acai berry is expanding Belem's reputation. Reclusive river people, called ribeirinhos, harvest the berries by climbing the tall palms.G
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Like Pellegrino Artusi/Cucinando Come Pellegrino Artusi"  Mary Ann travels to Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking center in Emilia Romagna, and the hometown of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Italy's world-renowned, classic cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well." With chefs from the center she cooks recipes from the book, including a classic flatbread, Piadina, and Stuffed Veal Rolls. D
9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Rethymno"  Eva explores an ancient Venetian castle located in a town known for honoring their ancestors, their traditions and most of all their hospitality. D
9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Foods of the Mexican Revolution"  If you're fighting a war, how do you cook food on the run? What sort of meals can you make around ranches, porches and rustic bonfires? What might Pancho Villa or Emiliano Zapata have eaten? This episode looks at the culinary legacy of the Mexican Revolution, with recipes that include: Cowboy "Charro" Beans; Chilorio Burritas; Chunky Guacamole; Sweet Anise Rosquitas. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Taste of Spain"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making perfect Catalan-Style Beef Stew with Mushrooms. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of spaghetti. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make classic Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp. D
10:30 am 
GardenSMART   "Simple, yet elegant" is a great goal for any landscape design. GardenSMART visits with a landscape architect who has done just that with a 1920's estate. The lessons we learn here can apply no matter where we live. D
11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Scott Miller & The Commonwealth"  Americana pioneer Miller remains a roots-rock legend for his "burn-the-juke-joint-down" band, the V-Roys, and his work with singer/songwriter Steve Earle. His band, the Commonwealth, brings a bluegrass and edgy mountain tinge to that sound, framing Miller's finely crafted songs written in the grand Southern literary tradition. D
11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Nashville: Music City"  Known as the capital of country music, Nashville also is home to some of the world's top singer-songwriters and rock and pop bands. Host Jacob Edgar receives a personal tour of Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry by country superstar Vince Gill. Then, he sees Elizabeth Miller perform at a funky bar in East Nashville, the bohemian district home to many of the city's musicians. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Playdate"  Elmo and Zoe have an arts and crafts play date, but Rocco, Zoe's pet rock, is upset that he doesn't have his own play date. Elmo volunteers to find a friend who is round for Rocco and brings in a balloon. But Rocco wants a friend with a face and hair. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset"  The Pteranodon kids and Dad get the idea to travel around on the Dinosaur Train and meet some of the biggest dinosaurs. They even sing a song, `The Biggest Dinosaurs', before meeting Allie Alamosaurus, an enormous, long-necked, plant eating sauropod who is very friendly. Allie explains that her huge, strong legs hardly bend at all, but she can still have fun playing games with the kids, and teaching them some of her favorites! Dad takes the Pteranodon kids on an overnight camping trip where they watch both a sunrise and sunset, learning that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Zora's Art Adventure"  It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Falcon City"  The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moorish Idols"  Paint the vibrant Moorish Idols of the sea moving through the weightless ocean.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "Seasons Of Love," the signature intro to "Satin Doll" and how to cover your mistakes when playing. Featured artists include David Tolley, Jack Widner, Bobby Floyd and Bradley Sowash. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ancient Computer"  NOVA follows the detective work required to discover what may be the world's first computer, an unpromising-looking lump of metal found in 1901 in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck. Researchers used data from high-resolution, 360-degree X-ray scans to decipher markings in the corroded bronze fragments to determine that it is an astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ancient Computer"  NOVA follows the detective work required to discover what may be the world's first computer, an unpromising-looking lump of metal found in 1901 in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck. Researchers used data from high-resolution, 360-degree X-ray scans to decipher markings in the corroded bronze fragments to determine that it is an astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor.G
7:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "This Invention Really Sucks! (Your Carpet)"  When inventor, Ken Joyner, brought in his carpet sucker to the casting call, we thought this idea is so good, someone else must have already thought of it! His outrageous prototype had us snickering, but when it actually worked, we were impressed! Our development team used dozens of experimental prototypes and spilled all types of liquids onto countless carpet samples. We were amazed at how well Ken's invention extracted a variety of liquids out of carpet: wine, fruit punch, beet juice, even the liquid generated by our pets. Once our Everyday Edisons Engineering Team perfected a new prototype, our Design and Creative Team got together, spilled some more wine and pondered how to make the product look like and work like something retailers and consumers believed would actually suck, but not suck. D
7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Up in the Air Tubes"  In this episode we explore the physics of air versus springs in a device the inventor calls "Cardio Air Tubes." The inventor, Greg Bruce, is a bit of an exercise guru; a daily workout, eating right and a lifetime commitment to good health type of guy. Always in search of new and exciting exercise regimens, Greg went first to his shop and then to his gym and what he brought to the casting call was simple, yet very effective: two walking sticks, one in each hand that strengthens the upper body commensurate with the user's ability. D
8:00 pm 
Eat, Fast and Live Longer with Michael Mosley   With cameras in tow, the British journalist and physician starts his health-science travels across the U.S. by meeting researchers whose work enables him to test a new science-based dietary program that is easy for him to incorporate into normal life. His goal: to live longer, stay younger and lose weight.G
9:00 pm 
Pleasure and Pain   With his customary wit and wisdom, Michael Mosley looks at the fascinating worlds of pleasure and pain. Teasing out the precise neural circuitry that allows us to experience pleasure, Mosley discovers how pleasure is at the root of our ability to make sense of the world, and how it reinforces healthy behaviors such as eating, having sex and keeping warm.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ancient Computer"  NOVA follows the detective work required to discover what may be the world's first computer, an unpromising-looking lump of metal found in 1901 in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck. Researchers used data from high-resolution, 360-degree X-ray scans to decipher markings in the corroded bronze fragments to determine that it is an astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor.G
11:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "This Invention Really Sucks! (Your Carpet)"  When inventor, Ken Joyner, brought in his carpet sucker to the casting call, we thought this idea is so good, someone else must have already thought of it! His outrageous prototype had us snickering, but when it actually worked, we were impressed! Our development team used dozens of experimental prototypes and spilled all types of liquids onto countless carpet samples. We were amazed at how well Ken's invention extracted a variety of liquids out of carpet: wine, fruit punch, beet juice, even the liquid generated by our pets. Once our Everyday Edisons Engineering Team perfected a new prototype, our Design and Creative Team got together, spilled some more wine and pondered how to make the product look like and work like something retailers and consumers believed would actually suck, but not suck. D
11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Up in the Air Tubes"  In this episode we explore the physics of air versus springs in a device the inventor calls "Cardio Air Tubes." The inventor, Greg Bruce, is a bit of an exercise guru; a daily workout, eating right and a lifetime commitment to good health type of guy. Always in search of new and exciting exercise regimens, Greg went first to his shop and then to his gym and what he brought to the casting call was simple, yet very effective: two walking sticks, one in each hand that strengthens the upper body commensurate with the user's ability. D
12:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Se Derrumbo! (It Collapsed!)"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
12:30 am 
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 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 7. Three Schools, Three Approaches"  Documentary segments filmed during the next school year show the Learner Teams planning and teaching arts-based lessons that grew out of work in the first six programs. Discussions at the end of the school year, facilitated by one of the workshop leaders, give the Learner Team members a chance to reflect on some of the developments in their teaching practice. D
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Introduction"  This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicusto Newton, and links thenphysics of the heavens and the earth. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. D
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Dogs"  Canine conundrum: Alexa, Miriah and Janaya investigate which sled dog should lead the pack to victory. Seeing red (or not!): Caitlin and Elizabeth compare their pooch pals' colorblindness. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC)"  Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
6:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Western Norway: A World of Apples"  Host Andreas Viestad visits Hardanger, the "apple orchard" of Western Norway. Andreas makes an apple drink and bakes a traditional sourdough bread in an old wood-fired oven and prepares a hot apple dessert. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "A Diabetes Makeover"  Don't you wish you could have your cake and eat it? Me, too. But with diabetes becoming an epidemic, we need to take another look at all that cake.look at what happened to Marie Antoinette! Controlling diabetes with food choices in this episode!. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Italy's Veneto & Dolomites"  Rudy explores Alpine peaks and meadows in Northern Italy. A night at the opera in Verona's Roman arena is followed by a search of Giotto's colorful frescoes in Padua and architect Palladio's villas in Vicenza.G
7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Delhi"  Edgar's Indian journey concludes in India's capital city of Delhi, where he explores the vibrant underground music scene. He connects with Rabbi Shergill, the Sikh music star who blends the revolutionary spirit of John Lennon with Indian pop. Edgar visits the rehearsal space of Indian Ocean, India's counterpart to the Grateful Dead, who have performed their compelling fusion of ancient Indian roots music with modern grooves for nearly 20 years. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "North Woods Trees"  The HOMETIME crew plants site-appropriate trees after a storm and builds a crib for firewood cut and split from the damaged timber. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Roll-Top Desk"  In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build a classic roll-top desk with slide-in storage unit. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Edible"  Host Jamie Durie visits COPIA, the American Center for Food and Wine, where he tours the center's extensive vegetable gardens and orchards.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 1"  NULL
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "A Personal Touch with Stitch and Patchwork"  Today's show uses stitch and patchwork to create a personal touch. First, Diane Rusin Doran creates a strip-pieced patchwork water-bottle cover. Then, Elin Waterson demonstrates what she calls "free-style" free-motion quilting-quilting without a pattern or even a serious plan. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Windy Waves"  Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background. D
11:00 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Rice Chronicles"  Rice, the bread and butter of the Korean table, is explored from Busan, Korea's second largest city, all the way to Seoul. Along the way, Marja and her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, learn about instant rice, tteok (a pasta-like ingredient made of ground rice) and visit Bibigo, a new chain of contemporary restaurants serving fresh variations of bibimbap. Back in New York, Marja and Jean-Georges create their own version of bibimbap, along with sushi-like kimbap, kimchi fried rice and Jean-Georges' famous ginger fried rice. D
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Farming with Water"  Seventy percent of the earth's surface is covered with water and so is its most important grain, rice. In this episode of Garden to Table, Allen visits a rice field in the peak of harvest. Allen also tests your grain vocabulary and a guest chef has an ingenious way of removing caramel from a bowl with water. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Se Derrumbo! (It Collapsed!)"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
12:30 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 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 7. Three Schools, Three Approaches"  Documentary segments filmed during the next school year show the Learner Teams planning and teaching arts-based lessons that grew out of work in the first six programs. Discussions at the end of the school year, facilitated by one of the workshop leaders, give the Learner Team members a chance to reflect on some of the developments in their teaching practice. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Introduction"  This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicusto Newton, and links thenphysics of the heavens and the earth. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Dogs"  Canine conundrum: Alexa, Miriah and Janaya investigate which sled dog should lead the pack to victory. Seeing red (or not!): Caitlin and Elizabeth compare their pooch pals' colorblindness. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "War of the Words"  When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)"  The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn about vegetarian cooking from Amanda Cohen at Dirt Candy. Back in the test kitchen, test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his favorite vegetable cleavers in the Equipment Corner. D
7:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Braising"  Braising is a busy cook's best friend, and here's why: with little hands-on time and no special equipment, this "low-and-slow" method produces hearty, consistently flavorful main courses and side dishes that belie their ease. It's also a great way to cook lean, inexpensive cuts of meat. Martha shows you which cuts are ideal for braising and the best ways to cook them, sharing recipes for classic pot roast, braised cabbage with apples and pulled pork sandwiches. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Middle-East Feast Or Spice It Up"  Joanne shows us how preserved lemons add vibrancy and a bright taste to hummus. Then, Jerry is back and ready to spice it up using cardamom and coriander to transform a plain chicken breast into unforgettable Spice-Dusted Chicken Skewers with Harissa Yogurt Sauce, served with Pearl Couscous. Recipes: Spiced Humus with Preserved Lemons, Spice-Dusted Chicken Skewers with Harissa Yogurt Sauce, Pearl Couscous (and variations). D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "North Woods Trees"  The HOMETIME crew plants site-appropriate trees after a storm and builds a crib for firewood cut and split from the damaged timber. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The History and Science of Shopping"  Burt looks at the beginnings of shopping in 17th century London and the first department store in Paris. He travels to New York's Fifth Avenue and the Sotheby auctions.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn about vegetarian cooking from Amanda Cohen at Dirt Candy. Back in the test kitchen, test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his favorite vegetable cleavers in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off III   America's finest chefs showcase their seafood-preparation skills in THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF III. In 2010, 14 accomplished and up-and-coming chefs from throughout the United States gathered in New Orleans to compete in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The event emphasizes the importance of cooking with local, domestic seafood and encourages the use of products from sustainable fisheries. D
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Rice Chronicles"  Rice, the bread and butter of the Korean table, is explored from Busan, Korea's second largest city, all the way to Seoul. Along the way, Marja and her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, learn about instant rice, tteok (a pasta-like ingredient made of ground rice) and visit Bibigo, a new chain of contemporary restaurants serving fresh variations of bibimbap. Back in New York, Marja and Jean-Georges create their own version of bibimbap, along with sushi-like kimbap, kimchi fried rice and Jean-Georges' famous ginger fried rice. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G
12:30 am 
Return   When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Alcoa kicks off earnings season. CEO Klaus Kleinfeld discusses the results and shares his outlook for the company. And, NBR will show you how to protect your nest egg as some big tax changes take effect. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Stephen Stills (musician). D
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Give Us The Money"  How do you change the world? From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists against poverty. Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have their concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty? Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak candidly about how to lobby effectively and how to play to politicians' weaknesses for glitz and popularity. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Rita Moreno [Pt. 1] (actress). D
5:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
7:00 am 
Bonsai People - The Vision of Muhammad Yunus   BONSAI PEOPLE - THE VISION OF MUHAMMAD YUNUS takes a compelling look at one Nobel Peace Prize winner's attempt to harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger and inequality. Muhammad Yunus - one of only seven people in the world to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal - pioneered the innovative banking program known as microcredit. The program, which provides poor people with small loans they can use to launch businesses, has since spread to every continent and has benefited more than 100 million families. D
8:00 am 
Nature  "What Plants Talk About"  This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill takes us on a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Rita Moreno [Pt. 1] (actress). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Stephen Stills (musician). D
11:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Thomas Keneally: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the Oscar-winning movie, Schindler's List. The Australian writer, who is of Irish ancestry, has recently published The Tyrant's Novel, an account of the Irish diaspora.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "What Plants Talk About"  This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill takes us on a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Burning in the Sun"  Burning in the Sunfollows the journey of a young social entrepreneur on a quest to electrify the rural households in his native country of Mali. Looking to make his mark on the world, 26-year-old Daniel Dembele decides to return to his homeland in Mali and start a local business building solar panels, the first of its kind in the sun- drenched nation. The film traces Dembele's journey from growing the budding idea into a viable company to servicing his first customers in the tiny village of Banko. D
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Thomas Keneally: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the Oscar-winning movie, Schindler's List. The Australian writer, who is of Irish ancestry, has recently published The Tyrant's Novel, an account of the Irish diaspora.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, we're on the ground floor of J.C. Penney to find out what customers really think of the struggling retailer. And, Sir Richard Branson discusses everything from cheap tickets to competition in the industry. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 

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