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5:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Tally Ho! A Rainbow/Travelin' Seeds"  Tally Ho! A Rainbow - After a rainstorm (Nature Cat is sure glad it's over!) Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny who just loves rainbows! But finding a rainbow is easier said than done, as the four friends trek all over in search of it! Travelin' Seeds - When Daisy finds a beautiful flower in her garden that she didn't plant, it's up to Nature Cat and his pals to find out where the flower came from. Their investigation leads them through the park and into the woods where the clues show them that seeds can actually travel far distances and grow where they land. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with stocks at record highs, Wall Street strategists are split over where the market will go from here. What should investors do?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways  "Ice Train to Nowhere (Alaska)"  Chris heads to the Arctic to explore a railway which probably should never have been built, the Alaska Railroad. Constructed when the USA's largest state was barely populated, Chris wants to find out how and why it has become such a success. But, traveling at the tail end of winter with few trains, completing his journey to the end of the line in Alaska's frozen interior is not going to be easy. D
8:00 pm 
Boys of '36: American Experience   Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold. D
9:00 pm 
RARE - Creatures of the Photo Ark  "3 of 3"  Travel with photographer Joel Sartore as he adds vibrant insects to his Photo Ark collection and searches for larger animals in Budapest and Prague. He also tags along on a Rowi kiwi egg rescue in New Zealand. D
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Vaccine War"  Public health scientists and clinicians tout vaccines as one of modern medicine's greatest achievements. But for many ordinary Americans, vaccines have become controversial. Young parents are concerned at the sheer number of shots - some 26 inoculations for 14 different diseases by age 6 - and follow alternative vaccination schedules advocated by gurus like Dr. Robert Sears.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Wild Ways"  From Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa's elephant highways stretching across five nations, explore how newly established wildlife corridors may offer a glimmer of hope to some of our planet's most cherished - but endangered - species. D
6:00 pm 
Nature's Great Race  "Zebra"  Witness the perilous journey of thousands zebra who face lions, hunting dogs, drought and starvation as they brave a brutal Botswana wilderness and undertake Africa's longest land migration to the rich grasslands of Nxai Pan National Park. Part 3 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Time Scanners  "Petra"  Steve Burrows and team head to Jordan to scan the ancient desert city of Petra where he hopes to uncover the construction secrets and shed new light on this architectural wonderland lost to the West for more than 1,000 years. Part 3 of 6G
8:00 pm 
The Galilei Files: Science and Faith   Italian scientist and scholar Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) made pioneering observations, which created the foundation for modern physics and astronomy. When he openly began to express his support of the Copernican theory that the Earth and planets revolved around the sun, he challenged the doctrine of Aristotle and the established order set by the Roman Catholic Church.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Wild Ways"  From Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa's elephant highways stretching across five nations, explore how newly established wildlife corridors may offer a glimmer of hope to some of our planet's most cherished - but endangered - species. D
10:00 pm 
Nature's Great Race  "Zebra"  Witness the perilous journey of thousands zebra who face lions, hunting dogs, drought and starvation as they brave a brutal Botswana wilderness and undertake Africa's longest land migration to the rich grasslands of Nxai Pan National Park. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Time Scanners  "Petra"  Steve Burrows and team head to Jordan to scan the ancient desert city of Petra where he hopes to uncover the construction secrets and shed new light on this architectural wonderland lost to the West for more than 1,000 years. Part 3 of 6G
5:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part 2"  With a minimal amount of fabric and a little bit of sewing time, you can create a fashion statement with an easy-to-make and easy-to-wear scarf. See some of Nancy's most popular and timeless designs including the Loop and Tuck Scarf, the S-Curve Scarf, Knot Your Average Scarf, the Convertible Ride Scarf, and the Double De-Lite Scarf. D
5:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Twin Falls"  Enjoy a peaceful half-hour as Bob Ross paints a scene with not one, but two! happy little waterfalls. D
6:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Between The Bread"  A sandwich might be the ultimate weeknight meal - hearty, portable and easy enough for anyone to make. Sara's got two great ones: her picadillo sloppy Joe with the terrific counterpoint of prunes and green olives. Surprisingly, she shows how to grind your own meat. D
6:30 pm 
Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen  "Garden of Dreams"  In this sensational season opener of the series, Julie finds herself in a garden of dreams in Mama's Glorious Garden. This special place and special person, both serve as Julie's number one source of inspiration and ideas that influences her to create, cook and celebrate her impressive line-up of fresh, flavorful and fabulous Lebanese foods. From exquisite eggplant, vine-ripe ruby-red tomatoes and spectacular Swiss chard to bouquets of healthy herbs, perky peppers and purple potatoes, Julie showcases and shares some special Lebanese recipes in which all of the ingredients are sourced straight from Mama's home-grown garden. D
7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Plain Pine Box"  Roy looks into the simplest form of furniture, the plain pine box, and discovers the many joys of this grave undertaking. D
7:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Armenia - Ancient History and Modern Traditions, Part 2"  In Part 2, Joseph visits ancient burial sites, historic churches as well as the markets and homes of present-day Armenians. He joins in religious and communal celebrations which offer a view into the Armenian heart and soul. Every archeological site offers viewers insights into how the Armenians of the distant and near past lived - and what we discover together are mirrors which reflect on the present. D
8:00 pm 
Travels with Darley  "Belgium: Brussels & Beyond"  Explore Brussels during the annual Jazz festival, taking in fashion, Belgian chocolate and art deco architecture by foot and bicycle. Venture through the Ardennes region, where beer tasting, a top place to eat fries and rail biking are on tap. Visit diverse breweries, bakeries and markets in Liege and medieval Durbuy. D
8:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Arabian Gulf Breakfast"  Join Martha as she simplifies time-honored recipes to bring a Gulf-style breakfast to your table: khameer, a date-sweetened bread; shakshouka, a baked egg dish; jebabs, a distant cousin of pancakes; and balaleet, a delicious way to serve an omelet. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Italian with Ease"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making semolina gnocchi at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of balsamic vinegar. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Italian sausage with grapes and balsamic vinegar. D
9:30 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Garden Harvest"  Corn and sweet pepper relish, fried green tomatoes, Creole okra. D
10:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Coleslaw; Black-Eyed Pea Salad; Fried Catfish. D
10:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Croatia's Dalmatian Coast"  Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. D
11:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Assessment-Driven Instruction"  Hildi Perez, first-grade teacher and reading specialist uses formal and informal assessments to help her make instructional decisions both for the class and for individuals.G
11:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Cassandra Becomes A Fluent Reader"  Seven-year-old Cassandra Nelson uses visual clues to decode stories, but needs work on comprehension to achieve greater fluency. With a variety of literacy activities and reading practice, she and her first grade teacher, see progress toward her becoming an independent reader.G
5:00 pm 
Bombs Away: LBJ, Goldwater and the 1964 Campaign That Changed it All   Three-year-old Monique Corzilius counts to 10, pulling petals from a daisy. A voice from mission control then counts down as the camera zooms into Monique's dark pupil. An atomic blast and ensuing mushroom cloud consumes the TV screen as President Lyndon Johnson's voice proclaims "We must either love each other, or we must die." This political ad, "Peace Little Girl," aired only once or twice during the 1964 presidential campaign between Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater, but it ushered in a new era of the television attack ad. The 1964 campaign also reshaped the American political landscape in many ways.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Yellow Pine Country"  The resilient former mining community is host to the third largest harmonica festival of its type in the nation. Up to 4,000 people attend the event on the South Fork of the Salmon.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Susan Casey, author of "Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins," about the unique abilities of dolphins, threats to the ocean, and why Casey is so enamored with what she calls the "parallel universe" of the sea.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with stocks at record highs, Wall Street strategists are split over where the market will go from here. What should investors do?. D
8:30 pm 
Global 3000  "Fatal Treatments of Medication"  Many thousands of people die every year after taking fake medication. Global 3000 highlights one particularly tragic case in Mexico. Also, Chinese tourists take Greece's islands by storm. D
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Hi Gene! Meet the Real Senator McCarthy   This documentary film looks at Sen. Eugene McCarthy's improbable and historic 1968 presidential campaign and features interviews with, among others, Sen. Eugene McCarthy, Sam Donaldson, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, George Reedy and Curtis Gas.G
10:30 pm 
Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story   This documentary about conservation icon and author Bert Raynes is also a three-part love story involving Bert and his wife Meg, their love for Jackson Hole, Wyo., and their love for the environment. With a keen intellect, sharp wit and a twinkle in his eye, Bert has been inspiring the people of Jackson Hole to observe and care about their wild neighbors for more than 40 years. In 1972, the couple retired to Jackson Hole and in 1976, Bert founded the Jackson Hole Bird Club and soon after began writing a weekly wildlife column for the Jackson Hole News. The couple also performed boots-on-the-ground restoration of habitats in Jackson Hole, which eventually led to the creation of the Meg and Bert Raynes Wildlife Fund.G
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 
Curious George  "Dj George/Curious George Paints The Desert"  DJ George - It's George's lucky day when the Man with the Yellow Hat wins tickets to a Bonnie Smooth concert over the radio. But at the radio station, George's luck turns when he accidentally locks himself into the DJ booth just as Bonnie Smooth herself is scheduled to call in for an interview. Can a DJ teach a monkey how to operate a radio station through a sound proof window in time for the big call? Curious George Paints the Desert - While visiting the Quints during their desert vacation, George is thrilled when his new Native American friend makes a colorful sand painting of the happy monkey. D
5:30 pm 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
6:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem"  The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100. D
6:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Dunk's Cleaning/Ripple's Whale of a Tale"  The others are alarmed when they found out the reason Dunk is talking funny is that he has a parasite in his mouth. Dunk tells them that he doesn't want to get rid of the parasite and even thinks of it as a friend, but in truth, he is afraid to go see the cleaner shrimp. / Ripple hears a strange message traveling through the ocean and follows the voice all the way to a fin whale, who explains that the voice was a message from her brother thousands of miles away. D
7:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Bedtime Story"  While sleeping over Elmo's house, Abby learns how to change her bedtime routine to help her calm down before bedtime. Also featuring celeb vocab "bedtime" with Tracee Ellis Ross, Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies and Elmo's World-sleep. Brought to you by the letter B and the number 10. D
7:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Babies/Fast"  Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. D
8:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!"  Buddy and Don stumble upon a mystery when they find unhatched eggs on their beach, The mystery grows when some of the eggs are stolen. Don and Buddy become detectives and suspect that maybe Tiny, Shiny, or other friends may be stealing the eggs. They're not. D
8:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Says I'm Sorry/The Royal Mudpies"  Daniel Says I'm Sorry: Daniel, Katerina and Miss Elaina are playing cars at school, until Miss Elaina accidentally upsets Daniel. Teacher Harriet helps the children learn how to apologize to a friend. Later, when Daniel accidentally upsets Katerina, he knows just what he needs to do! The Royal Sandbox: Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making sand pies in the sandbox. D
9:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Alphabet's Sad Day"  Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. D
9:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo"  While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. / Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. D
10:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Lost and Found"  Toad and the Whale - Toad, Oliver's brake van, spots a stranded whale on the beach. The Search and Rescue Team arrives at the scene and Oliver and Toad try to assist them. When efforts to drag the whale back into the water are unsuccessful, the engines transport the sea creature by rail to Brendam Docks. D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Prunella's Tent of Portent/Mutiny on the Pitch"  At the Elwood City Picnic, Prunella pretends she can see the future at her fortune telling booth. But her best friend, Marina, doubts her mystical powers. The Lakewood Elementary soccer team has had enough of Francine's bossy behavior. D
11:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Garbage"  When you toss something into the trash, science takes over. Scientists find ways to dispose of trash and not ruin the environment. They can even turn garbage into electricity. Do you know where your trash goes and what happens to it? Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Ted Hutchinson, Deputy Solid Waste Director for the Ada County Solid Waste Management and Megan Durrell, Trash and Recycling Coordinator for the City of Boise, answer students' questions about the garbage.G
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D

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