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April 18, 2017
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5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away"  The Odd Antidote - When Ms. O has bizarre side effects after being sprayed by a weird plant, Olive and Otto must travel around town finding the correct measurements of the ingredients for the medicine to cure her, all while keeping Ms. O's condition a secret from her. Curriculum: Measuring, comparison. The One that Got Away - The only thing that can bring Ms. O's old partner O'Donahue out of retirement is the very thing that put him there in the first place: a mysterious villain and a case that's gone unsolved for years. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, IBM reports its 20th straight quarterly revenue decline. Plus, what are the odds that you will be audited?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge   Hosted by British actress Patricia Routledge, the charming documentary BEATRIX POTTER WITH PATRICIA ROUTLEDGE recounts the life story of internationally beloved children's author Beatrix Potter. A passionate fan and Patron of the Beatrix Potter Society, Routledge presents viewers with a close-up look at Potter's illustrations, the Cumbrian farmland she called home, and even a personal journal begun during her teenage years. Released in 2016 to commemorate her 150th birthday, the program also ties into the release of The Tale of Kitty-In-Boots, a story that was written just before World War I but never published during the lifetime of its remarkable author. D
8:00 pm 
Grand Coulee Dam: American Experience   Grand Coulee was more than a dam; it was a proclamation. In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works - not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith. The ultimate expression of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, Grand Coulee played a central role in transforming the Northwest; it was the largest hydroelectric power producing facility in the world when it was completed in March 1941.G
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "Last Days of Solitary"  Follow what happens to recently released prisoners when they go from solitary to the streets. With extraordinary access to the Maine State Prison, the film examines the long-term effects of solitary confinement and efforts to reduce its use. D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Counting from Infinity: Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture   In April, 2013 Yitang "Tom" Zhang, a virtually unknown mathematician working as an adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire, submitted a paper to the Annals of Mathematics. Zhang had made an important breakthrough in Number Theory by solving the Twin Prime Conjecture (pairs of prime numbers that differ by two). His work, Small Gaps Between Primes, was immediately recognized as an important mathematical break- through, and Zhang became an instant celebrity - a role for which he was unprepared. The film documents Zhang's quiet perseverance amidst adversity, and his preference for thinking and working in solitude. Zhang's story is interwoven with a history of the Twin Prime Conjecture as told by several mathematicians.G
7:00 pm 
Genius of the Ancient World  "Buddha"  Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of the Buddha. Thought to have lived and taught between the sixth and fourth centuries B.C., the sage and holy man inspired a diverse belief system that influences the lives of millions of people to this day. Bettany travels to India, where Buddha experienced the challenging ideas and extreme methods of wandering "truth seekers," after he had abandoned his family and homeland in the Himalayas to embark on his philosophical quest to find a solution to human suffering. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Viral Vs. Virus"  Sensors on asthma inhalers generate real-time maps of environmental dangers to help patients, physicians and disease detectives in Louisville, Kentucky. Street knowledge was also crucial in a historic medical breakthrough: John Snow's mapping of cholera fatalities in 19th century London. In West Oakland, California, citizens confront air pollution and rising asthma rates by collecting traffic data. Local ordinances are changed and everyone breathes easier. Can apps and maps combat globalized diseases in a warming world? Stories of citizen science fighting mosquito-borne diseases with apps and crowd-sourced data in Barcelona, Houston and New Orleans. In Kenya, Medic Mobile develops smart but low-cost software to give simple phones powerful capabilities to help community health workers improve maternal and child health. Part 3 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Black Women In Medicine   BLACK WOMEN IN MEDICINE honors black female doctors around the country who work diligently in all facets of medicine. Through first-hand accounts from a cross-selection of black female pioneers in medicine and healthcare-including Dr. Claudia Thomas, the first black woman orthopedic surgeon and Dr. Jocelyn Elders, the first black woman to hold the position of United States Surgeon General-the program details the challenges these women have experienced and continue to face today in their drive to practice medicine. The documentary brings the inspiring stories of these trailblazing women within reach of those who most need to hear them, especially the next generation of medical professionals. D
10:00 pm 
Counting from Infinity: Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture   In April, 2013 Yitang "Tom" Zhang, a virtually unknown mathematician working as an adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire, submitted a paper to the Annals of Mathematics. Zhang had made an important breakthrough in Number Theory by solving the Twin Prime Conjecture (pairs of prime numbers that differ by two). His work, Small Gaps Between Primes, was immediately recognized as an important mathematical break- through, and Zhang became an instant celebrity - a role for which he was unprepared. The film documents Zhang's quiet perseverance amidst adversity, and his preference for thinking and working in solitude. Zhang's story is interwoven with a history of the Twin Prime Conjecture as told by several mathematicians.G
11:00 pm 
Genius of the Ancient World  "Buddha"  Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of the Buddha. Thought to have lived and taught between the sixth and fourth centuries B.C., the sage and holy man inspired a diverse belief system that influences the lives of millions of people to this day. Bettany travels to India, where Buddha experienced the challenging ideas and extreme methods of wandering "truth seekers," after he had abandoned his family and homeland in the Himalayas to embark on his philosophical quest to find a solution to human suffering. Part 1 of 3G
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Writing the Fantastical: A Conversation with David Magee"  David Magee discusses adapting FINDING NEVERLAND and LIFE OF PI, and how he approached translating such imaginative worlds for the screen. Followed by THE RETURN, Jeremy Mackie's short film about a college graduate who's literally scared off the scene of his first job. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Return to Sensible Flats"  The kids and Digit use line graphs to find out why the town of Sensible Flats is out of water.G
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Quick Stitch to Wear Again, Part 2"  Nancy takes an easy and lighter approach to clothing repairs. Replace broken zippers, mend jeans, sew on buttons, and more with this unconventional approach to repairs. Nancy breaks all the traditional sewing rules with these easy clothing repair techniques. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Wooded Stream Oval"  Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene. D
7:00 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Gettin' Crabby"  Crab cakes, soft shell crab amandine, crabmeat stuffed shrimp. D
7:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "A Place of Deeply Rooted Innovation"  If you could define the singular challenge facing Yucatecan chefs, it's about honoring the past while pushing forward. Perhaps no one is more emblematic of the effort than Pedro Evia, co-owner of Ku'uk, a molecular fine dining palace housed in a restored Merida mansion. Rick and Pedro start their day talking tradition over tacos at Wayan'e, a busy family-run taco stand in Merida. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Double Casement Window"  Roy Underhill makes a double, swinging casement window using wooden planes and premium pine. D
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle"  Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun. D
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Great National Parks"  This episode takes a closer look at some of the remarkable landscapes, wildlife and adventures in the United States' National Parks. In each park, local guides share stories of the park's history and the natural environment, as host Darley Newman hikes, horseback rides and boats to explore the surroundings. Parks profiled include Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef in Utah, the Great Smokey Mountains in North Carolina, Canyon de Chelly in Arizona, Kenai Fjords in Alaska, Haleakala National Park on Maui, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii's Big Island, Cumberland Island in Georgia and Yellowstone in Wyoming. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Pennsylvania Dutch"  The Pennsylvania Dutch community is known for its cakes, pies, and pastries. In this lesson, four recipes showcasing their rich culinary heritage: citrusy Montgomery pie, irresistible cream cheese-filled pumpkin whoopie pies, and the most tender apple dumplings. And for all you chocolate lovers, chocolate whoopee pies with vanilla buttercream. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pork and Pears"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the best milk-braised pork loin. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of apricot preserves. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best apple corers. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir Gets Fresh  "Flavor Punch"  When Joanne buys a perfect fillet of salmon, she loves to punch things up with fresh ingredients. Today she's going to Green String Farm in Northern California, then to meet her mentor at Chez Panisse and The Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley, California. With her student Santosh, they're going to make one of Joanne's absolute favorite salads - a little gem salad with green goddess dressing, pickled cucumbers, and then horseradish-crusted salmon, and finally dilled cucumbers with creme fraiche. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company: Hooks, Lies & Alibis  "Garfish/Caviar - Bayou Dularge, LA"  In this episode, John travel to south Louisiana and visits the Houma Native American Nation, and learns about the Houma's fishing culture and techniques for making alligator gar tasso. John is then joined by Rick Tramanto from Cafe Revolution and cooks coushatta garfish stew. John Burke from Cajun Caviar tells John how caviar is farmed using local fish, and Rick Tramanto creates a caviar staircase to show off this tasty treat. D
11:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G
5:00 pm 
Standing On Sacred Ground  "Fire & Ice"  From Ethiopia to Peru, indigenous customs protect biodiversity on sacred lands under pressure from religious conflicts and climate change. In the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia, scientists confirm the benefits of traditional stewardship even as elders witness the decline of spiritual practices that have long protected trees, meadows and mountains. Tensions with evangelical Christians over a sacred meadow erupt into a riot. D
6:00 pm 
Beyond The Mirage: The Future of Water in the West   A prolonged drought in the West has put increased water pressure on the Colorado River and has fostered a unique blend of competition and collaboration among Western states. The search for solutions, some homegrown and some found abroad, will illuminate the path forward for the entire Colorado Basin and quite possibly the entire nation. BEYOND THE MIRAGE explores the West's water crisis in detail, including how Americans arrived at this situation. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horses"  Outdoor Idaho profiles the West's love affair with the horse. Viewerswill learn a few tricks from a seasoned cowboy; and will witness the actual birth of a filly destined to run; go behind the scenes at the largest race track in the intermountain west; discover how Appaloosas are helping the Nez Perce Indians recover their traditions: and learn the rags-to-riches story of the famous Mustang Lady. D
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Creating Virtual Reality: Nonny de la Pena"  Marcia Franklin talks with Nonny de la Pena about "immersive journalism."G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, IBM reports its 20th straight quarterly revenue decline. Plus, what are the odds that you will be audited?. D
9:30 pm 
DW Global 3000  "Bride Kidnapping In Kyrgyzstan"  A woman kidnapped in broad daylight has to marry a man she doesn't know. It sounds like Hollywood, but it's bitter reality in Kyrgyzstan. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Homecoming: The Impact On Our Veterans   NET News talks with veterans from different wars, as well as military experts and a psychologist to look at the impact of a homecoming on a soldier - even decades after he or she returns from war. The program also highlights a second homecoming some 60 years in the making for Nebraska Korean War veterans. D
11:30 pm 
Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story   A revealing look at conservation icon Bert Raynes, his wife and their love of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.G
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "The Jackies/Invasion of the Body Switchers"  The Jackies - Ms. O and her team will stop at nothing to win their very first Jackie Award. Curriculum: Greater than and less than. Invasion of the Body Switchers - When Ms. O and Oscar accidentally switch bodies, Olive and Otto must set things right before the entire Odd Squad team finds out what happened. D
5:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Asteroids, Meteors, and Meteorites/Mindy's Meteorite Stand"  Asteroids, Meteors, and Meteorites - Sean is determined to beat his mystery competitor at a video game of "Astro-Tracker." When Face 9000 tells the kids about the Asteroid Belt, Sean realizes that the best way to learn about asteroids is to see them for himself. Celery flies them out to space, and the kids learn the difference between an asteroid, a meteor, and a meteorite. D
6:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Spring Hunter 3000/The Case of the Missing Moon"  Spring Hunter 3000 - Spring has sprung! And it's now time for Daisy's favorite online game: Spring Hunter 3000! The goal of the game is to try and find as many signs of spring as possible: birds, flowers, you name it. The more you find, the more points you get. And whoever gets the most points is deemed the Queen or King of spring! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! The Case of the Missing Moon - Hal is so so so sad! When he went to howl at the moon, like he does every night, the moon was? gone! But that's impossible! How does a moon just disappear? There has to be a logical explanation, right? Can Nature Cat and his pals find the missing moon? Or will Hal's nightly howls come to an end for good?. D
6:30 pm 
Curious George  "Zoo Night/Charkie Escapes"  He gets locked inside the zoo & gets surrounded by animals. Can he keep Charkie from running away?G
7:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Package Problem/The Train Problem"  The Package Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Peg and Cat are waiting for a package, one minute feels like forever; but when they're trying to prevent an explosion, time flies! Primary Content: Minutes and seconds Secondary Content: Adding to 7. The Train Problem - The Peg + Cat Express. D
7:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell"  When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Abby Makes The Seasons Change"  "Abby makes the seasons change on Sesame Street. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's world. Brought to by the letter S and the number 4. D
8:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
9:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Spooky Tree/Spinosaurus Super Model"  "Spooky Tree" - Shiny invites Annie Tyrannosaurus to Pteranodon Terrace for a sleepover, but all Annie wants to do is investigate the "spooky tree" that Don says "comes alive at night." All Shiny wants to do is stay as far away from the tree as possible. Can the kids get to the bottom of the mysterious tree, and figure out if it really comes alive at night? Educational Objectives: A wide variety of organisms produce light inside their bodies, and this light can be used for a variety of purposes. D
9:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Time for Daniel/There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too"  Time for Daniel Daniel is playing adventure tiger at home with Dad, but things are not quite the same, now that Baby Margaret is around. Daniel is upset that Dad keeps interrupting their play to take care of Baby Margaret, but Daniel learns that there's time for the baby and time for Daniel, too. There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too Daniel is still getting used to have the new baby around. D
10:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Landon's Circus Adventure"  Princess Pea wants to try out the bouncy castle at the Storybrook Village carnival, but she's scared to climb up so high. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Landon's Circus Adventure where they meet Landon, a nervous kid acrobat performing in the circus for the first time. The Super Readers help Landon overcome his fears and achieve his dreams. D
10:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell"  When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted. D
11:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helpful Friends"  Charlie & Eddie - Edward wants to show Charlie that he is a really fun engine instead of doing his job. Edward races off to the tracks telling Charlie jokes. A big mistake occurs when Edward takes Sir Topham Hatt's car to the Steam Works by mistake, but Kevin doesn't know how to fix cars, only steam engines. D
11:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools"  The Making of Arthur - Matt Damon guest-stars in animated form as the host of a new series, "Postcards from You." When the Oscar # winning star puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, he sets off a frantic rush among Arthur and his gang to film their lives. Could the experiences of kids in Elwood City really interest a television audience? They'll have to wait and see if Matt Damon thinks so. D

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