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May 9, 2017
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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 
Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia  "2 of 3"  Martin travels to the Tiwi Islands for some "bush tucker" and "Aussie footie." From there, it's on to the magical Murions where Martin discovers the Ningaloo Reef and swims with the biggest fish in the ocean: the whale shark. On his next stop on the Abrolhos Islands, Martin hears a tale of bloody mutiny and learns to catch a lobster. Then, to Rottnest, where, amongst the tourists, Martin discovers a dark past and some friendly marsupials. Martin next travels by boat to the mysterious Island of Carnac, home to one of the world's most venomous snake species.G
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
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
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
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
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Back to the Past/Odd Squad Needs You"  Back to the Past - When the agents are accidentally transported to the future, they need to figure out what day it is or risk a time-tastrophe! Curriculum: Using a calendar, understanding the concept of past, present and future. Odd Squad Needs You - When Odd Squad is asked to make a recruitment commercial, Ms. O proves difficult. Curriculum: Time-learning how many seconds equal a minute, exploring what you can do in 1 minute. D
5:30 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
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
Curious George  "Downhill Racer/Book Monkey"  Downhill Racer - When George hears about the annual soapbox derby, he enlists Allie to help him make the coolest car a monkey could drive. But even with the help of Bill's instruction manual, building a car takes a lot of work and car parts sure are hard to find. Will their car made out of wagon wheels, a kayak, and brakes from a buggy race past the finish line or are they on a crash course? Book Monkey - George loves books and helping others, so volunteering to help the librarian is a no-brainer! But when she is called away, George may have volunteered for a bigger job than he expected. D
7:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D
7:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4"  Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save the reef, realizing that if harm can come to this reef, it can happen to any reef, including Reeftown. D
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Lemonade Stand/Mad at the Beach"  The Lemonade Stand - Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making a lemonade stand together. But when they don't agree about how to hand out the lemonade, they need to learn to express their mad feelings so they can find a solution.and provide lemonade for their neighbors! Mad at the Beach - Daniel is at the beach with Miss Elaina and they're building a sandcastle. D
10:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Rapunzel"  Princess Pea's kitten is stuck in the top of a tree! The Super Readers jump into a book and meet Rapunzel, who is also stranded high up in her tower. When climbing Rapunzel's hair proves to be (ouch!) a hair-raising idea, the Prince works together with the Super Readers to come up with a brand new rescue plan! Princess Pea discovers the value of a helping hand.G
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4"  Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save the reef, realizing that if harm can come to this reef, it can happen to any reef, including Reeftown. D
11:00 pm 
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
11:30 pm 
Arthur  "Caught in the Crosswires/Framed"  NULL

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