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May 9, 2013
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4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Federal Deficits"  This program examines efforts to reduce the deficit, including the Gramm-Rudman Act and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring balanced budgets. Updated 2003. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Don Juan (The Don Juan)"  In this episode, there is no new vocabulary. Angela's boyfriend Jorge makes a verbal pass at Raquel.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Nothing to Fur But Fur Itself/Jetta's Project"  NOTHING TO FUR BUT FUR ITSELF - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Having been scared by a ghost movie, T-Bone resolves to not let fear get the better of him. That is easier said than done! JETTA'S PROJECT - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When Jetta decides she really wants to win a model-building contest, she uses her friendship with Charley and Emily to get her way. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out"  Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story - The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna's full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong? Sue Ellen Vegges Out - When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha"  Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Gnocchi The Critic/George Cleans Up"  Chef Pisghetti is crushed when Gnocchi stops eating his dishes. George gets a monkey-sized vacuum.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis"  Have You Heard About the Herd? - Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! Ernie introduces the Pteranodons to a herding game that makes even Mrs. Pteranodon put on her game face! Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well!. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Clean Air!"  Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard--his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion"  The Best Nest - It's Duck's turn at show and tell at school, and he wants to bring the thing he loves the best: his nest! But when the nest breaks apart into letters, will Duck be able to retrieve them all in time? Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word 'family'. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Helps Out"  Caillou Can Compost: Caillou wants to be an amazing magician - and has Grandma got a trick for him! She shows Caillou her composter, and soon, Caillou is determined to make "gardening gold" appear all on his own. Mommy and Daddy are very impressed when Caillou the magician eventually turns their household scraps into compost! Educational Objective: The magic of compost; seeing a task through to the end. Caillou's Tree: When Daddy must cut down an old decaying tree, Caillou is upset. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Emperor's Contest/The Whole Truth"  The Emperor's Contest - Everyone is excited about a fishing contest that is being held in the park; everyone except Ryan, who doesn't want to follow the contest rules. When Ryan is tempted not to follow the rules, Barney tells a story called "The Emperor's Contest" about a boy who had a similar problem. When it's over, Ryan decides that honesty is the best policy! The Whole Truth - A talented young artist is painting a portrait of Barney, but when she has to step away, BJ is mistaken for the artist of the portrait. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Slips and Trips!"  While covered in pink undercoat, James is asked by Sir Topham Hatt to pick up his granddaughter and take her to the Town Hall for her birthday party. But James is worried he will be seen by his friends and tries to hide his pink coat from them on the way. Thomas has to wear a replacement funnel while his own is being fixed and he is embarrassed about it. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Gnocchi The Critic/George Cleans Up"  Chef Pisghetti is crushed when Gnocchi stops eating his dishes. George gets a monkey-sized vacuum.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha"  Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony"  HARD-LEARNED MONEY - After helping him break out of jail multiple times, The Learnerer uses Amazing Rope Guy to learn how to be an efficient criminal. Will he have learned too much by the time WordGirl figures out his plan and possibly be able to defeat her? Vocabulary Words: Divvy, Repetitive. GIFT PONY - When Violet gives Becky a brooch made of mysterious gemstones, Becky/WordGirl begins to feel woozy. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Castleblanca"  (topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finding Eight-Legged Tights Isn't Easy"  It turns out that Ruff has two phobias: spiders and.ballet! Ruff sends Sterling and Bethany (someone else who shares his fear of spiders) out to meet an arachnologist to work in a spider lab, and gives Brian another daunting assignment-to become a ballet dancer!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Dow is up 20% since the November lows and the S&P is going for seven straight months of gains, despite some soft economic data. Can anything stop this teflon market? And, why is it so difficult to cash-in your hard earned frequent flyer miles?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Going Bodmin, S1 E1"  In his sharp suits and flashy car, Martin is a fish out of water in a Cornish village. A series of mishaps and mismatches convinces the former surgeon who has developed an aversion to blood that he may not be cut out for GP duties outside London either.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
8:30 pm 
This American Land  "Montana Legacy, Tree Rings, Perennial Grain Crops"  The program looks at the issue of saving wildlife habitat in Montana in the face of spreading development.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Painted In Blood, Part 2"  Troy, originally dazzled by the visiting detectives who take him under their wings, becomes disillusioned and works with Barnaby to solve the case themselves. The puzzle now includes a mugging and stolen documents. Part 2 of 2G
9:47 pm 
New Chilling Tales  "The Tell Tale Heart"  The first of these 2 short films is based on the classic storiy by Edgar Allan Poe, considered to be the American Shakespeare. It stars Darren Burrows ("Northern Exposure"). Actress Jane Merrow and Idaho's Stitch Marker also appear in these shorts that Merrow produced in Idaho. Part 1 of 2G
10:01 pm 
Death In Paradise   A pleasant evening with a young woman turns serious for Dwayne when the woman is murdered and his police identification card is found at the scene. Richard sets to work to solve the case and meet a deadline that he hopes will enable him to return home.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower"  Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha"  Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Alpine Christmas"  Hot-spiced cider and strains of "O Tannenbaum" warm our hearts as we head to Europe for Christmas. Switzerland has a special glow this time of year and we find plenty of good cheer in the bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges. We begin in the magical atmosphere of Zurich, with its glittering trees and festive music. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Driest Desert in the World"  The Pan-American Highway stretches thousands of miles from Alaska to the southern tip of Chile and includes a jaunt through the extremely arid coastal desert of Peru. From Peru's capital city of Lima, hit the road on an adventure through this "driest desert in the world." The first stop is the Ballestas Islands 15 miles off the coast and home to a rich array of marine life. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Eat Salads!/Mangiate L'insalate"  There's no end to the salads Mary Ann can create when Guy's Garden is in full-delivery mode, starting with a healthy, hearty Bulgur Salad. Then she combines two of her favorite veggies. Cauliflower and Broccoli in a creative, "give me seconds" salad, and finishes off her parade of salads with a tart and tasty Radicchio Salad. D
9:00 am 
Taste of History  "Surgery and Soda Pop"  Dr. Philip Syng Physick is considered the father of American Surgery. His string of innovations include using cat gut for sutures and inventing the tool still used today for performing tonsillectomies! But Dr. Physick also came up with the idea of flavoring carbonated water, something we now call soda pop! In this episode, we tour Physick House, and Chef Staib prepares Smoked Brook Trout on Potato Pancakes, Coq au Vin Chicken , and Brussel Sprouts in honor of the Doctor. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "On the Road in San Antonio with Diana Barrios Trevino"  Simply Ming heads to Texas on this special episode based in San Antonio. Ming joins Chef Diana Barrios Trevino and her family at their famous restaurant, Los Barrios, and learns how to make simple, delicious, flavorful Tex-Mex cuisine right along side Diana and her brother. After "shopping" in the Trevino's family kitchen, Ming comes up with his own take on Tex-Mex cuisine. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Neighborly Supper"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a casual meal featuring delectable "Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms." "Roasted Butternut Squash with Garlic" is served on the side, along with mouthwatering "Spinach with Garbanzo Beans and Caramelized Onion." Scrumptious "Light and Lovely Lemon Cake" rounds out this simple supper menu. D
10:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Pasta Sauces"  Homemade pasta sauces far outshine store-bought jars. In this episode, Martha creates four mouthwatering versions: traditional, slow-cooked Bolognese; a quick-and-easy puttanesca; a rich carbonara; and a light but unforgettable sauce made with bottarga, a preserved fish roe that is a specialty of southern Italy. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Norah Jones/Kat Edmonson"  Jazz and pop cross with the two musicians. Jones sings songs from her album Little Broken Hearts. Edmonson showcases the song stylings of her recording Way Down Low.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis"  Have You Heard About the Herd? - Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! Ernie introduces the Pteranodons to a herding game that makes even Mrs. Pteranodon put on her game face! Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"  Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Cook Once, Eat Twice"  Sara's easy strategy for quick meals is to cook once, eat twice. Spicy Roast Pork is a simple and delicious meal any night, but a visit with her brother to a Vietnamese food joint inspires Sara to turn that pork into delectable pork Banh Mi Sandwiches later in the week. Sauteed Duck Breasts one night become delicious Peking Duck Wraps the next. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice: City of Dreams"  Rick begins a two-part visit to Venice by tracing its history from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. He cruises the Grand Canal, luxuriates in a venerable caf? and savors fresh fish canalside with friends. Part 1 of 2G
4:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Slice of Bluegrass; Patent Pending; Skeeter & the Skidmarks. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
My Hero  "Shock, Horror!"  George becomes careless while zooming back and forth to check on Baby Ollie's temperature and a journalist snaps his picture.G
6:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Are You Being Served?"  For 25 years, Gentlemen's Ready-to-Wear has occupied the same floor of Grace Brothers. Now, as the store reorganizes, the department must learn to co-exist with Ladies' Separates and Underwear.G
7:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Pardon?"  Jean and Lionel discover ailments in each other: Lionel is going deaf and Jean is having trouble with her eyesight; they both refuse medical help.G
7:30 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "The Honey Trap"  Dawkins is furiously jealous of Fowler's admiration for Habib, albeit as star of his pub quiz team. That worsens when CID needs her as sexy, secret bait for a "honey trap." Alas for Fowler, that part proves incompatible with the quiz.G
8:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Y2 Cans"  As a fund raiser, the men sell rusty unlabeled food cans left over from the Y2K scare. Then, Red uses a toilet plunger to build a riding lawnmower.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Onslow's Birthday"  Onslow's birthday celebrations may only come around once a year, but that is far too often for Hyacinth.G
9:00 pm 
Old Guys  "Marriage"  Amber wants to impress her new boss, Maryanne, a keen cyclist. Tom never taught Amber how to ride a bike. Roy takes on the mantle of surrogate father to teach her now as a grown-up.G
9:30 pm 
My Family  "The Guru"  Ben is mentioned in a book dedication by a successful and wealthy celebrity dentist, whom Ben cannot remember having met. Susan reveals a romantic encounter in Albania.G
10:00 pm 
My Hero  "Shock, Horror!"  George becomes careless while zooming back and forth to check on Baby Ollie's temperature and a journalist snaps his picture.G
10:30 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Are You Being Served?"  For 25 years, Gentlemen's Ready-to-Wear has occupied the same floor of Grace Brothers. Now, as the store reorganizes, the department must learn to co-exist with Ladies' Separates and Underwear.G
11:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Pardon?"  Jean and Lionel discover ailments in each other: Lionel is going deaf and Jean is having trouble with her eyesight; they both refuse medical help.G
11:30 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "The Honey Trap"  Dawkins is furiously jealous of Fowler's admiration for Habib, albeit as star of his pub quiz team. That worsens when CID needs her as sexy, secret bait for a "honey trap." Alas for Fowler, that part proves incompatible with the quiz.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Using Your Credit-Crazy Or Compelling?"  Don't live on borrowed time. Join the Biz Kids and you'll see the true cost of purchasing with credit. You'll also have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people and places (employers, insurers, colleges, etc. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "More Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape at Home"  Orlando, FL. - In the previous episode, we uncovered some of the most common "non-green" choices we all make when gardening, and offered some better choices and simple solutions. In this episode, we expand the discussion with ideas on conserving water, providing wildlife habitats, and reducing air pollution. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
6:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Food for a Viking"  Danish chef Claus Meyer joins Andreas in Ribe, the oldest town in Scandinavia. While in Denmark, Andreas and Claus prepare fresh oysters with herbs, an herbal yogurt smoothie with honey, a wholesome corn porridge dessert with fresh berries, and finally, a slow-roasted beef sirloin served with beans, nuts and thyme. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Macaroni Makeover"  Macaroni. From spaghetti and meat balls to lasagne, from the everyday to the exotic.and it comes in all shapes and sizes. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Edinburgh and Scotland"  Rudy Maxa begins a fourth season by climbing the ramparts of the city's famous castle, shopping for kilts and visising Rosslyn chapel. He practices his swing at St. Andrew's and tries his hand at skeet shooting and falconry.G
7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "New Orleans: The Perfect Musical Storm"  "Nawlins".the Crescent City, where the local music and cuisine share a lot in common: both are spicy, fused with a multicultural mix of ingredients, and one taste only makes you hunger for more. Host Jacob Edgar arrives during the build-up to Mardi Gras. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Doors"  The HOMETIME crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Hand Plane How-To"  See the tips, tricks, and techniques for getting perfect results with one or two small hand planes. In this episode, the Woodsmith editors take a look at a couple of their favorites: block planes and shoulder planes.G
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Inspired Gardens"  This week, VICTORY GARDEN host Jamie Durie demonstrates how to create a dramatic bougainvillea espalier, inspired by the Getty Museum in California. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom takes viewers on a "seasonal walk" through the world-famous New York Botanical Garden to demonstrate how to sustain a low-maintenance seasonal border all year long. Resident chef Michel Nischan teams up with renowned Boston-based chef Barbara Lynch to dry vegetables for year-round use and stir them up into a hearty Italian summer minestra - a flavorful soup that uses the garden to its best advantage. D
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Highpoint Furniture Market Tour"  NULL
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Creative Quilting"  Every once in a while we need to jump-start our creativity. Maybe it's finding a new source of inspiration or a new supply, and sometimes it's as simple as learning a new technique. This episode does all three. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Autumn Palette"  Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!. D
11:00 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul's taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. D
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  ""Egg"Cellent!"  P. Allen Smith visits chef Patrick Herron to learn about duck eggs and make desserts. He learns about a rare breed of heritage duck and explores the chemistry involved in cooking with eggs.G
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Tengo Dudas"  In this episode, Arturo asks Raquel if she would be willing to move to Buenos Aires.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: I"  This episode begins a four-part review of the entire series and begins with the first segment.G
1:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Connecting Skills to Text"  Learning to read in Charmon Evans's first-grade classroom in Port Hueneme, California is skills-oriented and fun. Students interact with a talking puppet or are contestants in the Word Wall Game Show. Ms. Evans balances skill development - phonemic awareness, phonics, and sight word identification - with authentic reading and writing tasks to encourage a love of learning. D
1:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Promoting Readers As Leaders"  Valerie Kostandos believes all her first-grade students in Melrose, Massachusetts should take on the role of leader. This contributes to a learning climate where students see themselves as readers, writers, and leaders who manage their classroom routines. They take attendance, help each other discover the motivation of a character in a text, and make decisions about when they need support in reading. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Angular Momentum"  An old momentum with a new twist. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Torques and Gyroscopes"  From spinning tops to the precession of the equinoxes. D
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Band Cam"  World music band Zili Misik challenges the teams to create remote-controlled aerial camera systems to cover their live performance.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Using Your Credit-Crazy Or Compelling?"  Don't live on borrowed time. Join the Biz Kids and you'll see the true cost of purchasing with credit. You'll also have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people and places (employers, insurers, colleges, etc. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Castleblanca"  (topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Creative Quilting"  Every once in a while we need to jump-start our creativity. Maybe it's finding a new source of inspiration or a new supply, and sometimes it's as simple as learning a new technique. This episode does all three. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Autumn Palette"  Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp and Chicken Jambalaya, Jen's Wild Berry Cream Pie, and Blueberry Sorbet. 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  "Timber Shed Doors"  The HOMETIME crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Milan and Lake Como"  Rick peeks at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house in Milan, plus takes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Yucatan, Mexico"  Burt leads the way to Uxmal, the intellectual and cultural center of the Maya, and reveals the best places to shop.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Rollin' In Dough"  Soda Bread; Gros Pain; Long Proofed Baguette; Brioche; Bread Galettes. 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 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Cooking with Cane Berries"  The Pences gather a sampling of Oregon's abundant crop, which go into blackberry pie with pecan crumble and raspberry almond cakes.G
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul's taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Milan and Lake Como"  Rick peeks at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house in Milan, plus takes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper.G
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Joyce Carol Oates (author). D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Conversion Disorder"  Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Meteor Strike"  A 7,000-ton asteroid crashes into the earth's atmosphere, explodes and falls to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains on February 15, 2013. Dubbed the Siberian Meteor, it explodes with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, damaging buildings and sending more than 1,000 people to the hospital. Countless digital dashboard cameras record the event creating crowd-sourced data that allows NOVA crews and impact scientists to hit the ground in Russia in search of debris from the explosion, and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. The program also explores some even greater explosions of the past, asking if Earth is in the cross-hairs of a celestrial shooting gallery.G
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Death on the Railroad"  A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery explains what happened to a group of Irish men who immigrated to America. In 1832, railroad contractor Philip Duffy hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. D
8:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What's The Next Big Thing?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson comes face-to-face with social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. He also meets with geologists seeking clues for earthquake forecasts; joins engineers testing tiny, two-wheeled cars, which might drive themselves through city streets; and learns about proposals for making the outdated electric grid "smart."G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Joyce Carol Oates (author). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Carol Burnett (actress/author). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Conversion Disorder"  Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Meteor Strike"  A 7,000-ton asteroid crashes into the earth's atmosphere, explodes and falls to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains on February 15, 2013. Dubbed the Siberian Meteor, it explodes with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, damaging buildings and sending more than 1,000 people to the hospital. Countless digital dashboard cameras record the event creating crowd-sourced data that allows NOVA crews and impact scientists to hit the ground in Russia in search of debris from the explosion, and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. The program also explores some even greater explosions of the past, asking if Earth is in the cross-hairs of a celestrial shooting gallery.G
1:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Death on the Railroad"  A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery explains what happened to a group of Irish men who immigrated to America. In 1832, railroad contractor Philip Duffy hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Idaho native Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and about her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History. Ulrich, a professor at Harvard University, was in Idaho to speak at the Idaho Humanities program in Idaho Falls.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Meteor Strike"  A 7,000-ton asteroid crashes into the earth's atmosphere, explodes and falls to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains on February 15, 2013. Dubbed the Siberian Meteor, it explodes with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, damaging buildings and sending more than 1,000 people to the hospital. Countless digital dashboard cameras record the event creating crowd-sourced data that allows NOVA crews and impact scientists to hit the ground in Russia in search of debris from the explosion, and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. The program also explores some even greater explosions of the past, asking if Earth is in the cross-hairs of a celestrial shooting gallery.G
6:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Death on the Railroad"  A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery explains what happened to a group of Irish men who immigrated to America. In 1832, railroad contractor Philip Duffy hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. D
7:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What's The Next Big Thing?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson comes face-to-face with social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. He also meets with geologists seeking clues for earthquake forecasts; joins engineers testing tiny, two-wheeled cars, which might drive themselves through city streets; and learns about proposals for making the outdated electric grid "smart."G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Dow is up 20% since the November lows and the S&P is going for seven straight months of gains, despite some soft economic data. Can anything stop this teflon market? And, why is it so difficult to cash-in your hard earned frequent flyer miles?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Death on the Railroad"  A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery explains what happened to a group of Irish men who immigrated to America. In 1832, railroad contractor Philip Duffy hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. D

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