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May 9, 2017
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Thomas & Friends  "If A Job's Worth Doing"  Thomas and the Garbage Train - Thomas volunteers to take the Duchess to tea. Diesel tells Thomas that his work with Whiff will make him too stinky to take the Duchess. As Whiff and Thomas puff along, Thomas uncouples from the Garbage train and Thomas takes 'sweeter smelling' tracks. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "Caught in the Crosswires/Framed"  NULL
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Funny Farm"  Elmo, Abby, and Alan help Grover think like a farm animal so he can throw the perfect party for farm animals. Also featuring Super Grover 2.0 (S.T. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble!"  Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "A Curious Case of Curiosity/There's No V In Team"  A CURIOUS CASE OF CURIOUSITY - When Mrs. Botsford gets zapped by Ms. Question's Curiosity Field Creator, she cannot help but bombard Becky and TJ with a string of endless questions. Will WordGirl be able to stop Ms. Question before she turns not only her mother, but the whole city into a bunch of relentless question-askers or will she find herself incurably curious, too? Vocabulary Words: Privacy, Interrogate. THERE'S NO V IN TEAM - We all know how Victoria Best deals with losing, right? Not very well. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way"  Happy Halentine's Day - Tah-dee! It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentines, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy! But there's a slight problem this year, Hal forgot to buy the gifts! Oh no, Valentine's Day is ruined! Never fear! Nature Cat has an idea - they can reuse items found in nature and quickly make their very own Nature Valentines! Phew! The Groundhog Way - It's Groundhog Day! Today the Groundhog should tell our pals if Spring will come early or if Winter will stay around longer. But the Groundhog has a different plan for this year, do nothing! He is not going to come out of his burrow to make a weather prediction! Oh no! Why? Because in the last ten years he's been right only five times. He can't stand the pressure and thinks it's time for someone else to do his job. D
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Just The Right Distance from the Sun/Solar Power Rover"  "Just the Right Distance From the Sun" - Sean explains to the others that Earth is a "Goldilocks" planet because it's not too hot and not too cold. When Celery takes the kids to space, they observe how the other planets don't have the right attributes to support life, but Earth is "just right"! Curriculum: All life on Earth comes from the energy of the Sun. The Earth happens to be located just the right distance from the Sun: not too far away, and not too close. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Snowy Owl Invasion"  Martin and Chris are hanging out in China with their Giant panda friend Stuffo, when they receive reports of Snowy owls showing up all over North America. Since these raptors live in the Arctic, it's up to the Wild Kratts to solve the Mystery of the Snowy Owl Invasion! Science Concept : Territoriality, population cycles, migration. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd/Failure to Lunch"  Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd - When things in town get covered in jam, the agents turn to Odd Todd for help. Curriculum: Solving codes using patterns and addition. Failure to Lunch - When the agents go to lunch, they struggle to relax and ignore the oddness. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Disney tops earnings expectations, but the focus is on ESPN. Plus, why more baby boomers are choosing entrepreneurship over retirement. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1870s"  Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants seeking work. Daily, the slum dwellers toil to fulfill clothing orders and make artificial flowers for factories. Some won't be able to settle their debts. Part 2 of 5G
9:00 pm 
Rikers: An American Jail   The United States is facing a crisis of mass incarceration with over 2.2 million people packed into its jails and prisons. To understand the human toll of this crisis, Rikers Island is a good place to start. Of the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day, almost 80% have not yet been found guilty or innocent of the charges they face. D
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Poverty, Politics and Profit"  Investigate the billions spent on housing the poor and why so few get the help they need. With NPR, the film examines the politics, profits and problems of an affordable housing system in crisis. D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Armored Like An Ankylosaurus/Campout!"  Armored Like an Ankylosaurus - The kids travel on the Dinosaur Train with Mr. Pteranodon to see his hero, Hank Ankylosaurus, play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, they even get to play with Hank and learn what it's like to be a dinosaur that's covered with armored plates and a mighty club for a tail. Campout! - Our Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem"  The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate"  Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "A Curious Case of Curiosity/There's No V In Team"  A CURIOUS CASE OF CURIOUSITY - When Mrs. Botsford gets zapped by Ms. Question's Curiosity Field Creator, she cannot help but bombard Becky and TJ with a string of endless questions. Will WordGirl be able to stop Ms. Question before she turns not only her mother, but the whole city into a bunch of relentless question-askers or will she find herself incurably curious, too? Vocabulary Words: Privacy, Interrogate. THERE'S NO V IN TEAM - We all know how Victoria Best deals with losing, right? Not very well. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sailfish"  Blending techniques - gradual transition from one color to another - help Wyland create a flowing underwater scene. D
3:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Splendor of Yucatan's Enchanting Markets"  Revered by his Mexican peers, Federico Lopez is one of Mexico's most affable and talented chefs. He joins Rick at the enchanting Mercado Municipal in Valladolid to extol the virtues of unique Yucatecan produce. After that, the pair head to Temozon, to a decades-old meat market where they smoke pork in rustic ovens behind the store. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Hoanib: The Secrets of the Desert Elephants"  The Namib, one of the most hostile deserts on Earth. Without a firm survival strategy, no living soul will make it here. Yet, surprisingly, some species have adapted their lifestyles to these extreme conditions: chameleons, beetles, snakes and mammals are all at home here. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Super Tunnel"  Follow an army of engineers and designers as they tackle the complex challenge of building Crossrail, a massive new subterranean railway deep beneath the streets of London. D
7:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Even Big Data Starts Small"  20,000 volunteers across the U.S. measure precipitation: when extreme weather hits, emergency managers turn their data into life-saving alerts. Armchair mappers worldwide update information used by first responders after the Nepal earthquake. A new project, EyesOnALZ, enlists the crowd to speed up research on Alzheimer's disease. DIY enthusiasts from Public Lab map the BP oil spill with kites, balloons and cameras and continue to watchdog pollution. The crowd, using mobile tech and the cloud contribute to science that saves lives. Part 1 of 4G
8:00 pm 
Plants Behaving Badly  "Murder & Mayhem"  Examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years. The reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction. 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1860s"  Follow participants as they move into an 1860s tenement made up of sparse rooms, a shared water pump and outdoor privies. They seek to make a living by matchbox making, wood turning and the rag trade, work once done by their impoverished forebears. Part 1 of 5G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Super Tunnel"  Follow an army of engineers and designers as they tackle the complex challenge of building Crossrail, a massive new subterranean railway deep beneath the streets of London. D
11:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Even Big Data Starts Small"  20,000 volunteers across the U.S. measure precipitation: when extreme weather hits, emergency managers turn their data into life-saving alerts. Armchair mappers worldwide update information used by first responders after the Nepal earthquake. A new project, EyesOnALZ, enlists the crowd to speed up research on Alzheimer's disease. DIY enthusiasts from Public Lab map the BP oil spill with kites, balloons and cameras and continue to watchdog pollution. The crowd, using mobile tech and the cloud contribute to science that saves lives. Part 1 of 4G
1:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 8. Order Out of Chaos: Our Solar System"  Why do all the planets orbit the Sun in the same direction and why are the planets closest to the Sun so different from the gas giants farther out? In this session, participants gain a better understanding of the nature of the solar system by examining its formation. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Dark Ages"  In the West, a series of barbarian kingdoms take possession of the fragments of the Roman Empire.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Charlemagne"  For a brief moment, Charlemagne revives hope for a new empire in western Europe.G
3:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Birth of a Theory"  Traces origins of the ideas of continental drift and sea-floor spreading, and their contributions to the plate tectonics theory.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Plate Dynamics"  Introduces theory and concepts about the movements of Earth's plates.G
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Frog Whisperers"  When St. Louis SciGirls find the amphibian population in decline, they hop to it! Alanna, Madison, Amanda and Clara hit urban and rural sites to compare frog and toad calls and report on their amphibian neighbors. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Can You Do with Money?"  Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. You can also learn how to create a financial diary and track spending. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Mad Men: A Conversation with Matthew Weiner"  Mad Men creator, Matthew Weiner, dissects the culture, identity, and status quo of the show, and the psychology behind its beloved antihero, Don Draper. Followed by Faraday Okoro's short film, Full Windsor, about a young boy's quest to preserve a meaningful piece of his past. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Mother's Day"  Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. It's a race against time, as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day. D
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "A Modern Quilting Bee"  Join Nancy at the Quilt Expo in Madison, WI, for a modern gathering of all things quilting The term "quilting bee" might bring to mind faded images of women gathered around a quilt stretched on a frame. Now, ponder the term "modern quilting bee," an image with thousands of quilt enthusiasts at a convention center. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Rowboat on the Beach"  Such a tranquil day down on the beach! See Bob Ross paint a charming little rowboat awaiting its next journey. D
7:00 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Garden Harvest"  Corn and sweet pepper relish, fried green tomatoes, Creole okra. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "To Spoon Or Not to Spoon"  Chef Stellino explores the uses, techniques and controversies behind one of the food world's most ubiquitous tools - the spoon. Dishes include: Tortellini alla panna / pasta alle vongole all'essenziale (clams and spaghetti) / chicken scallopini (peas and sundried tomatoes) / apple tart. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Pinch Rod and Squeezy Blocks"  This pair of sliding diagonal rods with copper collars will help you get your chests square and your dovetails tight. D
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Peru - The Amazon and Beyond"  Join Joseph as he ships out on a Peruvian Amazon journey from the jungle town of Iquitos, Peru and makes his way through one of the world's wonders. One-fifth of the world's water and oxygen are produced in the Amazon Rainforest and thousands of species of birds, fish, reptiles, mammals and plants as well as hundreds of thousands of people thrive there. With all the pressures from logging and mining interests, it's also a wonder that this natural world still exists. D
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Wyoming"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman begins at UXU Ranch for scenic and challenging riding on surefooted horses in the Shoshone National Forest. Darley and ranch owner Tuff ride by the majestic hoodoos and to high elevations for views of colorful canyons, glaciers and mountaintops. Darley explores the wildlife and geology of Yellowstone National Park on foot, before heading to the Cody rodeo. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Sponge Cake"  Learn how Martha's favorite sponge cake recipe can be adapted to create a spectacular raspberry whipped cream jellyroll, an unforgettable multi-tiered caramel buttercream cake and delicate ladyfingers for a mouth-watering tiramisu ice cream cake. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Ultimate Chinese"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate mu shu pork at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews rice cookers in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best crispy orange beef. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir Gets Fresh  "Crab"  What is the most over-the-top thing that you have ever tasted? For her, it's king crab straight from the source. She visits Tracy's Crab Shack in Juneau, Alaska. With her student Lauren, they'll make risotto Rosa with king crab with citrus gastrique, and a rhubarb crostata. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company: Hooks, Lies & Alibis  "Redfish/Snapper - Caminada Pass"  In this episode, John explains the different varieties of tasty Gulf fish species off of the coast. John introduces local seafood experts from Tommy Vidrine, champion gulf fisherman, who specializes in catching speckle trout. to Leah Chase, famous Creole chef from New Orleans, who describes how Creoles used red snapper to adorn their holiday table. D
11:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Food, Drink & Place"  At Istanbul's Spice Market, persimmons are split open, their insides resembling melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Desert Chronicles"  In the vast landscape of sage brush and weathered rhyolite, there is adventure and controversy, from whitewater rivers and natural landmarks to grazing lands and bombing range proposals.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
2:00 pm 
Forever Chinatown: A Local USA/Truly CA Special   Forever, Chinatown is a story of unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four decades recreating his fading memories by building romantic, extraordinarily detailed miniature models of the San Francisco Chinatown rooms of his youth. This film takes the journey of one individual and maps it to a rapidly changing urban neighborhood from 1940s to present day. A meditation on memory, community, and preserving one's own legacy, Frank's three-dimensional miniature dioramas become rare portals into a historic neighborhood and a window to the artist's filtered, romanticized memories and emotional struggles. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "A Conversation with Marta Kauffman"  Marta Kauffman takes viewers into that unforgettable New York apartment and talks about how the phenomenon of Friends came to be, the universal appeal of Grace and Frankie, and working with the network versus Netflix. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Twin Sisters"  In China in 2003, twin babies were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters.G
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Good Luck Soup"  For 29-year-old filmmaker Matthew Hashiguchi, growing up half-Japanese American in an Irish-Catholic neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, was a difficult experience. His inability to blend in with the predominantly White population of his surroundings translated into his own personal struggles with race, and in Good Luck Soup we join Matthew on a journey to discover how Japanese heritage influenced the lives of his Japanese American family members; before, during and after World War II. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Desert Chronicles"  In the vast landscape of sage brush and weathered rhyolite, there is adventure and controversy, from whitewater rivers and natural landmarks to grazing lands and bombing range proposals.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Disney tops earnings expectations, but the focus is on ESPN. Plus, why more baby boomers are choosing entrepreneurship over retirement. D
9:30 pm 
Global 3000  "The Future of Work Force Labor"  Work and wealth, less inequality in the world. Global 3000 focuses on the question: How this can be achieved? How will Industry 4.0 affect our jobs? And, we take a closer look at the Basic Income Grant project in Namibia. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Passing Poston: An American Story   Between 1942 and 1945, The Poston Relocation Center in Arizona housed more than 18,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans, who worked as laborers to construct schools, farm the land and construct an irrigation system. PASSING POSTON: AN AMERICAN STORY recounts the moving and haunting stories of four former detainees. A tragic past haunts each person, now in the last chapter of their lives, as they struggle to reconcile the trauma of their youth. D

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