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1:00 am 
Tracks of Imagination   Take a ride on elaborate model trains installed by Applied Imagination in major botanical gardens across the country. The Alexandria, Kentucky-based studio creates holiday and seasonal train displays that chug through plant exhibits past an array of miniature buildings - many of them city landmarks and created from botanical materials.G
2:00 am 
Primary Concern   Primary Concern is a film that provides a deeper understanding of the challenges impacting our nation's healthcare system due to the looming shortage of primary care physicians in the United States. Through an intimate look into the lives of physicians and their communities in rural Georgia, the issues surrounding this dire situation become personal, sparking concern and action to address this major national problem. As the film details the precarious health care precipice in America in all its complexities, it also shares the profound stories of doctors who are on the front lines serving their communities with compassion and perseverance against enormous odds. D
3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "What Price Freedom"  Reconstruction plans discussed long before wars end, with little agreement. Lincoln's assassination brings Johnson into office. New president grants amnesty to thousands of former Confederates: plantation owners, politicians, generals. Angers Radical Republicans in Congress. Mid-year Republican victories give party clout to override Johnson's vetoes of their proactive Reconstruction efforts. Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to Constitution passed. Johnson impeached and just misses conviction in Senate. Grant elected his successor.G
3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Tattered Remains"  White Southerners consider Reconstruction vicious and destructive; former slaves see it as small step toward gaining economic and political power. Improvements occur in Southern public education; blacks rebuild family structures. Sharecropping initiated to get the land into production without cash outlay; abuses of system. Hayes elected president and withdraws last of troops. Violence used to subvert voting privileges of black citizens. Legal barriers enacted, supported by Supreme Court, diminish the rights blacks had gained.G
4:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Right Turn"  Politics and diplomacy after Watergate. The Ford custodianship. The trials of Jimmy Carter. Iranian hostage crisis. The rise of the new American right: the Sunbelt and its politics, religious revivalism, tax revolt. The campaign of 1980. The Reagan revolution: supply-side economics, fiscal crisis, international relations, election of 1984. Waning of the Cold War. The Bush presidency; the Gulf War.G
4:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "World of Uncertainty"  Launching the Clinton presidency; the Republican resurgence. Election of 1996. Clinton, triumphant and embattled; impeachment and acquittal. Contested election of 2000. Economic growth in the 1980s and 1990s, downturn in 2000s. Globalization and its perils. America's changing and more diverse society. The world scene. A new era?.G
5:00 am 
In Search of Shakespeare  "A Time of Revolution"  Time of Revolution Host Michael Wood uses new evidence from spies reports, local archives and a coded prison diary to uncover the dark side of Shakespeare's world. He traces William's early days, his schooling, his father's shady business deals and the dark secret that ruined the family. Part 1 of 4G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Hispanic Protestants - The explosive growth of the number of evangelical Protestants who are Hispanic. Deborah Potter reports on the personal religious experiences of Hispanic evangelicals in Chicago at what is now the largest Assembly of God church in the country. Christmas Gift Giving - The tradition of giving Christmas presents is often tied to the magi, or wise men, who according to the Bible story, brought precious gifts to the baby Jesus. D
6:30 am 
Start Up  "It Looks Good On You"  Gary and the crew travel to Washington, DC, to meet with Roger and Bryan, the founders of "Pleasant Pops," a brand of paletas, a traditional Mexican frozen treat, that come in over 100 flavors and are made from ingredients that are locally sources. They then head to Detroit MI to meet with Dai, who started Astro Coffee, a hip single-brew coffee house that offer's local and seasonal selections. And last, they swing by Chicago, IL to chat with Phil, who started "Doejo," a digital agency that's helping startups and brands build momentum. D
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "C. Difficile"  Patient Story: When the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C.diff) grows out of control in your intestines, you can become very sick with what is commonly known as C. diff. Lois Joseph shares her painful story of living with C. diff and how she ultimately overcame this horrible illness. D
7:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Under The Sea"  With a twist on Linguine alle Vongole, Lidia creates Clam Bruschetta using bread. She takes the mystery out of mushrooms and pairs them with Scallops and Scallions. Talking tuna, she prepares a refreshing salad of grilled Tuna with Mimosa Sauce. D
8:00 am 
America's Home Cooking: Chocolate   Since the time of the ancient Aztecs chocolate has been the ultimate comfort food and guilty pleasure. Now we know that chocolate can actually be good for you! So we asked our viewers to send their favorite chocolate recipes for cakes, cookies, pies, souffles, sauces, brownies, fudge, truffles and mousse. We collected over 120 of these fabulous family treasures into our newest cookbook and then invited several of the people who sent them in to demonstrate in our kitchen. D
11:00 am 
Haley's Hints Package   Graham Haley proves lemon juice makes copper gleam and hairspray ink stains from shirts. The program draws from the couple's books, Haley's Hints and Haley's Cleaning Hints.G
1:00 pm 
3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D.   Hear from Dr. Fuhrman about the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Get his revolutionary health plan - which is not about will power but about knowledge and a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health. D
3:00 pm 
Libera: Angels Sing Christmas in Ireland   The iconic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Armagh, Ireland, is the setting for a performance of Christmas songs by one of the world's most accomplished and acclaimed boys choir, Libera. Influenced by Irish music and melodies, this concert presents traditional Christmas carols interpreted in the Libera style.G
4:30 pm 
Home for Christmas: The Chris Mann Christmas Special   Classically trained singer Chris Mann presents holiday favorites on stage before a live audience. He is joined by country icon Martina McBride and saxophone star Mindi Abair. Mann's rich vocal styling brings new life to timeless Christmas classics.G
5:30 pm 
Happy Holidays: The Best of the Andy Williams Christmas Shows   Classic clips and digitally remastered production numbers from the late singer's holiday shows of the 1960s feature many musical guests, magnificent sets and costumes. Quintessential moments include Williams' solos on "Silent Night" and "Ave Maria," as well as ensembles with his brothers on such songs as "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and with the Osmonds on "Silver Bells."G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Holiday Special: Great Moments and Memories   Nine stars of the Lawrence Welk Musical Family reunited to host this vintage special, which draws from 30 years of holiday shows. The hosts include Norma Zimmer, Myron Floren, Jo Ann Castle, Mary Lou Metzger, Bobby Burgess, Ron Anderson, Sandi Griffiths, Ken Delo and Gail Farrell. Traditional and favorite Christmas songs provide the soundtrack, and there are performances by children of Welk Musical Family members.G
9:40 pm 
Elton John In Concert   Three hundred fans were chosen from 79,000 hopefuls to be in the audience at the BBC's Radio Theatre in the heart of West London for this intimate performance by the legendary musician. The program presents new songs from his first solo album in seven years, The Diving Board, written with longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, mixed with classic songs from his repertoire of hits.G
11:11 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Angels Take Manhattan"  It is 1938 Manhattan in New York City - or not - with statues that move when no one is looking. Time paradoxes, Weeping Angels, strange books, and a sad farewell to Amy and Rory, once, twice or more must be faced. The Doctor, River Song, Amy and Rory move through time, space and emotions.G
12:00 am 
Through A Dog's Eyes   Jennifer Arnold, founder of one of the nation's largest service dog organizations, details her teaching methods, providing an intimate look at the canine-recipient matching process. The film follows the journey of recipients as they go through the process of receiving and becoming acclimated to a dog.G
1:00 am 
Tracks of Imagination   Take a ride on elaborate model trains installed by Applied Imagination in major botanical gardens across the country. The Alexandria, Kentucky-based studio creates holiday and seasonal train displays that chug through plant exhibits past an array of miniature buildings - many of them city landmarks and created from botanical materials.G
2:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"  This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.G
3:00 am 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Mexican Consul to Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Mexican Consul to Idaho Guillermo Ordorica about the mission of the consulate in this region, his career, and his goals for his tenure here in Idaho.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Telly Gets Jealous"  Telly and Baby Bear are outside playing with their pets. Telly tries to get his hamster, Chuckie Sue, to make squeaky noises, eat out of his hand, run on her wheel, and play a shapes and colors game, but Chuckie Sue does not do any of those things. Telly becomes upset when he sees that Baby Bear's pet, Ralphie, can speak Spanish, make squeaky noises like a hamster, make his own snack, count, AND knows his shapes. D
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha"  Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise. It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. D
5:30 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Super Daniel!/Play Pretend"  Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. D
6:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Slide to the Side!"  Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide.he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Telly Gets Jealous"  Telly and Baby Bear are outside playing with their pets. Telly tries to get his hamster, Chuckie Sue, to make squeaky noises, eat out of his hand, run on her wheel, and play a shapes and colors game, but Chuckie Sue does not do any of those things. Telly becomes upset when he sees that Baby Bear's pet, Ralphie, can speak Spanish, make squeaky noises like a hamster, make his own snack, count, AND knows his shapes. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "The Inside Story/A Monkey, A Plan, A Canal"  George dreams that he and Gnocchi are chasing the germs that are giving him a cold out of his body.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop"  Wrappers Delight - Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
10:00 am 
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
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "To Touch A Hummingbird"  Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!. D
11:00 am 
Super Why!  "Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story"  Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Who's Your Granny?/Win A Day with Wordgirl"  WHO'S YOUR GRANNY? - Granny May decides to become more notorious by committing bigger crimes involving crazy contraptions. Meanwhile, Becky is frustrated that she does not appear in any yearbook photos since she always has to escape to fight crime as WordGirl. Will Becky/WordGirl ever be able to get her photo in the yearbook and find time to interact with the new, hi-tech Granny May? Vocabulary Words: Interact, Contraption. D
12:00 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G
12:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Love Me Some Candied Yams!"  Vivian introduces viewers to Rob and Amy Hill, proprietors of one of the largest sweet potato farms in the country and two of the restaurant's best customers. Vivian and her mom, Scarlett, make her grandmother's candied yams, and Vivian later re-imagines these for the restaurant with texture, sorghum and pecans. Mother Earth Brewery and Chef & the Farmer team up for a beer dinner, featuring first-of-the-season sweet potatoes. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "A Perfect Shower"  Celebrate life's special moments with simple projects - a flower box invitation and a row of roses - and recipes for turkey sausage skewers, tapenade puff pastries and crab crostini. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "My Girl, Part 1"  (18 x 24 stretched canvas; Acrylic Medium) First begins with a rough basic sketch of the basic land masses and brief discussion about the ocean. Then under-paints a late evening sunset and talks about leveling the horizon line. Now with a #6 bristle brush block in water along horizon, then finish landscaping the rest of water and sandy shore. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Based on a True Story"  The challenges of making true life stories compelling on the screen are discussed by THE FIGHTER's Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Scott Silver, Academy Award-nominated scribe Nicholas Kazan (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, AT CLOSE RANGE), Pamela Gray (CONVICTION), Academy Award-winner Ron Howard and the team behind APOLLO 13. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Mexican Consul to Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Mexican Consul to Idaho Guillermo Ordorica about the mission of the consulate in this region, his career, and his goals for his tenure here in Idaho.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek   R/T: '14 MAZDA 3 GOSS: THERMAL IMAGING AW: WORK PLACE CHARGING INITIATIVE L/T: KIA OPTIMA HYBRID, SUBARU FORESTER MN: TBD R/T: '14 BUICK REGAL/GS CARS: FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE '13 TOYOTA TACOMA MERCEDES-BENZ GL OTE: LAND ROVER EXPEDICTION AMERICA HOME CARWASH. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chicken Classics, Improved"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Skillet Chicken Fajitas. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortillas, and test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the best Classic Chicken Salad. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite new kitchen gadgets. D
4:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Make You Beautiful"  There are moments in life when you want to be beautiful; your wedding day is one of those moments. Handcrafting elements for your special day will make you feel more beautiful. Today's show features ideas for how to make a special pair of crystal drop earrings, a delicate hair piece, and a gorgeous bracelet that everyone will want!. D
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Des Moines, IA - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg with appraiser Wes Cowan check out the sand bottles at Iowa State Museum by 19th-century Iowa folk artist Andrew Clemens. At the convention center, appraisers find a pair of 1963 and 1966 Green Bay Packers signed footballs, and a collection of promotional movie memorabilia from Hollywood's Golden Age, valued up to $28,000. Part 1 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Purdue Christmas Show 2012   An Indiana tradition comes to public television from Purdue University with vocal and instrumental arrangements of holiday favorites, traditional and modern, sacred and secular. A cast of more than 250 campus and community performers fill the campus auditorium with sounds of the season while elaborate sets and costumes provide rich holiday visuals.G
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Widespread Panic"  The Georgian jam band celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across the group's career.G
8:00 pm 
60s Girl Grooves (My Music)   Join host Mary Wilson of the Supremes as she celebrates the great girl groups and solo singers of the 1960s, including archival performances by the Supremes, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Petula Clark, and Martha & the Vandellas.G
10:00 pm 
Purdue Christmas Show 2012   An Indiana tradition comes to public television from Purdue University with vocal and instrumental arrangements of holiday favorites, traditional and modern, sacred and secular. A cast of more than 250 campus and community performers fill the campus auditorium with sounds of the season while elaborate sets and costumes provide rich holiday visuals.G
11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Widespread Panic"  The Georgian jam band celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across the group's career.G
12:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 9. Starting In September...."  The concluding program takes a close look at the ways in which teachers get ready to help their students become successful and engaged readers. During the first few days of classes, the teachers talk about everything — from the mundane to the sublime — that enters their minds as they start another year and plan for success. Dr. Langer underscores their remarks with advice for teachers who want to recreate the kinds of classrooms they have seen featured in this workshop. D
1:00 am 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Thinking Like A Mathematician"  What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to "think like a mathematician"? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real-life with the creative thinking of students. D
2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Are Novels Real?"  Must a novel's setting and characters — and the characters' motivations and stories — bear some likeness to reality? This program explores how novels connect with readers. Teachers, students, and novelists probe the origins of stories. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Kindergarten Common Core"  Kindergarten Common Core: We're heading to kindergarten classrooms where many students are getting their very first exposure to the Common Core State Standards. Good foundations for math and literacy start here-but that doesn't mean the students aren't having fun!. D
4:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning"  How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students. D
5:00 am 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things for Your Pet"  Our pets are our best friends; they need some little gifts that make them feel special. Make a special felted friend, a feline inspired banner, and a little felted kitty toy. D
5:30 am 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Bling"  We're adding sparkle to our day with headbands, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Learn the techniques behind these sparkly creations. Sparkle expert Dale Nicholson appears with Joy to demonstrate basic jewelry making techniques. D
6:00 am 
Craft In America  "Community"  Focusing on the spiritual connection between artisans and their communities, the episode reveals deeply held beliefs that craft is about more than just the making of an object.G
7:00 am 
Craft In America  "Process"  The show emphasizes learning and practicing a craft with teachers and their students at institutions like a New York City Y, Kansas City Art Institute, a Boston school, as well as with individual artists in California and Ohio.G
8:00 am 
Craft In America  "Messages"  This new episode for the Intermittent series explores the ways many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression. The artists featured include Wisconsin glass artist Beth Lipman, New Mexico santero Charles Carrillo, Baltimore bead artist Joyce J. Scott, and New Orleans metal artist Thomas Mann.G
9:00 am 
Craft In America  "Threads"  Fabrics and thread are usually considered craft materials but four artists are producing work that is stretching the boundaries of craft toward art and tells fictions and truths of the human condition. They are producing art quilts, fiber collages and woven textiles that form kinetic sculptures when worn.G
10:00 am 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Roasted Red Pepper Salad; Green Beans with Garlic; Crispy Seared Snapper with a Light Tomato Sauce. D
10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Rice Pilaf with Guest Ellie Krieger"  Cooking on the fly with Ming in this week's episode of Simply Ming is Chef Ellie Krieger. Ellie, hailed as an expert on all things healthy, teams up with Ming showing how Rice Pilaf, along with some surprise ingredients and special spices from Ming's pantry are brought together to create: Toasted Garlic Quinoa and Coriander Crusted Chicken and Spicy Shrimp over Preserved Lemon Pilaf. D
11:00 am 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Pork"  Pork chop with applesauce is the starting point for three Julia and Jacques improvisations with the versatile meat.G
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Lip Smacking Roman Style Saltimbocca"  Lidia makes Italian- American favorites: Mozzarella Sticks, Veal Saltimbocca and Zeppole. She heads to Eataly in New York City to learn how mozzarella is made. D
12:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 9. Starting In September...."  The concluding program takes a close look at the ways in which teachers get ready to help their students become successful and engaged readers. During the first few days of classes, the teachers talk about everything — from the mundane to the sublime — that enters their minds as they start another year and plan for success. Dr. Langer underscores their remarks with advice for teachers who want to recreate the kinds of classrooms they have seen featured in this workshop. D
1:00 pm 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Thinking Like A Mathematician"  What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to "think like a mathematician"? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real-life with the creative thinking of students. D
2:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Are Novels Real?"  Must a novel's setting and characters — and the characters' motivations and stories — bear some likeness to reality? This program explores how novels connect with readers. Teachers, students, and novelists probe the origins of stories. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Kindergarten Common Core"  Kindergarten Common Core: We're heading to kindergarten classrooms where many students are getting their very first exposure to the Common Core State Standards. Good foundations for math and literacy start here-but that doesn't mean the students aren't having fun!. D
4:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning"  How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students. D
5:00 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things for Your Pet"  Our pets are our best friends; they need some little gifts that make them feel special. Make a special felted friend, a feline inspired banner, and a little felted kitty toy. D
5:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Bling"  We're adding sparkle to our day with headbands, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Learn the techniques behind these sparkly creations. Sparkle expert Dale Nicholson appears with Joy to demonstrate basic jewelry making techniques. D
6:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Community"  Focusing on the spiritual connection between artisans and their communities, the episode reveals deeply held beliefs that craft is about more than just the making of an object.G
7:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Process"  The show emphasizes learning and practicing a craft with teachers and their students at institutions like a New York City Y, Kansas City Art Institute, a Boston school, as well as with individual artists in California and Ohio.G
8:00 pm 
Matthew Morrison A Classic Christmas Live from the Bushnell   Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-nominated star Matthew Morrison serenades the PBS audience with a collection of standards -- many first made famous in Broadway musicals -- and a set of classic Christmas songs. New to Act One of the special is the song "As Long as She Needs Me" from Oliver. "It's actually 'As Long As HE Needs Me', " explains Morrison. D
9:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things for Your Pet"  Our pets are our best friends; they need some little gifts that make them feel special. Make a special felted friend, a feline inspired banner, and a little felted kitty toy. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Meat and Potatoes A La Francaise"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to update a classic recipe for French-Style Pot-Roasted Pork Loin with test cook Bridget Lancaster. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sets in the Equipment Corner, and test cook Becky Hays shows Chris how to make Potato Casserole with Bacon and Caramelized Onion. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick among mandolines. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Rice Pilaf with Guest Ellie Krieger"  Cooking on the fly with Ming in this week's episode of Simply Ming is Chef Ellie Krieger. Ellie, hailed as an expert on all things healthy, teams up with Ming showing how Rice Pilaf, along with some surprise ingredients and special spices from Ming's pantry are brought together to create: Toasted Garlic Quinoa and Coriander Crusted Chicken and Spicy Shrimp over Preserved Lemon Pilaf. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Firebird"  Join Chef Joe when he visits an old world Russian restaurant. This restaurant gives the feel of an old world tea room combined with delicious dishes that this great flavor stimulating your taste buds. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore Germany's most romantic forest.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, good news on Main Street is good news on Wall Street. A strong jobs report sends stocks higher, shifting focus directly to the Federal Reserve. And, our market monitor guest is going global to find investment plays. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Nelson Mandela Tribute (with Larry King, Harry Belafonte, & Rep. Maxine Waters). D
3:00 am 
Asian and Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America   An exploration of the beliefs, practices and rituals of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. The documentary offers an in-depth look at the differences and surprising similarities among the Asian religions and the "Abrahamic" faiths of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Also examined are the challenges of interfaith marriage, the younger generation's struggle to reconcile their families' traditional expectations with the desire to forge their own identity, and the difficulties in maintaining one's cultural and religious heritage in a largely Judeo-Christian environment. D
4:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Hispanic Protestants - The explosive growth of the number of evangelical Protestants who are Hispanic. Deborah Potter reports on the personal religious experiences of Hispanic evangelicals in Chicago at what is now the largest Assembly of God church in the country. Christmas Gift Giving - The tradition of giving Christmas presents is often tied to the magi, or wise men, who according to the Bible story, brought precious gifts to the baby Jesus. D
4:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Women, Investing & Retirement Part 2"  Guests: Erin Botsford, CEO, The Botsford Group; Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews. In part two of Consuelo Mack WealthTrack's women, investing and retirement series, award-winning financial advisor Erin Botsford and retirement and social security expert Mary Beth Franklin discuss the kinds of financial products women need to have a secure retirement. D
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
POV  "Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special"  This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening.G
6:30 am 
Basic Black  "A Revolutionary Who Preached Reconciliation"  Today the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela. The 95 year old former South African president died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday night. Basic Black pauses to remember the man who brought democratic rule and an end to apartheid to South Africa, and who embraced the city of Boston as a partner in the struggle for human rights. D
7:00 am 
Frontline  "The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela"  FRONTLINE profiles the most widely known and revered political leader in the world -- Nelson Mandela. Credited with the reversal of apartheid in a South Africa controlled by two generations of stern Afrikaner leaders who enforced the ideology of racial separation, Mandela stands as an all-embracing giant who brought about his nation's extraordinary peaceful transformation to democracy. The film tells the story of his life through interviews with intimates -- from his most trusted associates to his jailers on Robben Island, the prison where he was held for 27 years. D
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Women, Investing & Retirement Part 2"  Guests: Erin Botsford, CEO, The Botsford Group; Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews. In part two of Consuelo Mack WealthTrack's women, investing and retirement series, award-winning financial advisor Erin Botsford and retirement and social security expert Mary Beth Franklin discuss the kinds of financial products women need to have a secure retirement. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Hispanic Protestants - The explosive growth of the number of evangelical Protestants who are Hispanic. Deborah Potter reports on the personal religious experiences of Hispanic evangelicals in Chicago at what is now the largest Assembly of God church in the country. Christmas Gift Giving - The tradition of giving Christmas presents is often tied to the magi, or wise men, who according to the Bible story, brought precious gifts to the baby Jesus. D
10:00 am 
Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith   This award winning two hour television documentary examines how contemporary Jews and Christians perceive each other, confront prejudice and stereotypes, and how they can understand and respect one another despite their differences. The program is based on the book Our Father Abraham: The Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith by Marvin R. Wilson, Ph.D. D
11:00 am 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Mexican Consul to Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Mexican Consul to Idaho Guillermo Ordorica about the mission of the consulate in this region, his career, and his goals for his tenure here in Idaho.G
12:00 pm 
POV  "Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special"  This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening.G
12:30 pm 
Basic Black  "A Revolutionary Who Preached Reconciliation"  Today the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela. The 95 year old former South African president died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday night. Basic Black pauses to remember the man who brought democratic rule and an end to apartheid to South Africa, and who embraced the city of Boston as a partner in the struggle for human rights. D
1:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela"  FRONTLINE profiles the most widely known and revered political leader in the world -- Nelson Mandela. Credited with the reversal of apartheid in a South Africa controlled by two generations of stern Afrikaner leaders who enforced the ideology of racial separation, Mandela stands as an all-embracing giant who brought about his nation's extraordinary peaceful transformation to democracy. The film tells the story of his life through interviews with intimates -- from his most trusted associates to his jailers on Robben Island, the prison where he was held for 27 years. D
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:00 pm 
European Journal  "Italy: Fighting The Mafia with Mozzarella"  Croatia: Power Struggle between Church and State - In new EU member Croatia, the on-going conflict between the Catholic Church and the leftist liberal government is taking on tones of a culture war. Whether it's about sex education in schools, or same-sex partnerships, Croatia's Catholic Church hasn't missed an opportunity to challenge the government. The church had a powerful influence on the day-to-day activities of the former conservative government. D
4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Behind Washington's Closed Doors"  According to Mark Leibovich, Washington has worked for "a lot of people, a lot very good people, a lot of very bad people, and a lot of very mediocre people." And many who have made the town work for them. Reporting on Washington, D.C. D
6:00 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Mexican Consul to Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Mexican Consul to Idaho Guillermo Ordorica about the mission of the consulate in this region, his career, and his goals for his tenure here in Idaho.G
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Inside Washington   Topics: 1. Nelson Mandela, South Africa's liberator, dead at the age of 95. 2. D
8:00 pm 
Alfie Boe - Storyteller at the Royal Albert Hall   The UK platinum-selling superstar and Tony-Award winner Alfie Boe brings his second television concert special to PBS, Alfie Boe - Storyteller at The Royal Albert Hall. Coming off his success in England with three Top Ten albums, two sold-out tours and over a million albums sold, Alfie Boe is poised to continue winning over US fans with Storyteller. The Huffington Post raved that Alfie and PBS are "a match made in heaven. D
8:59 pm 
Hugh Laurie - Live on the Queen Mary   Hugh Laurie marks the climax of his personal musical odyssey with a tribute to the man who is his greatest inspiration. In his youth, he first heard Professor Longhair's 1975 album Live On The Queen Mary. "The hairs went up on the back of my neck and I knew this music was for me. Not one day has passed since then when I have not either listened to Professor Longhair's music, or to someone else singing his songs or tried to play them myself."G
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Behind Washington's Closed Doors"  According to Mark Leibovich, Washington has worked for "a lot of people, a lot very good people, a lot of very bad people, and a lot of very mediocre people." And many who have made the town work for them. Reporting on Washington, D.C. D
11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
12:00 am 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
12:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha"  Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise. It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. D
1:00 am 
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
1:30 am 
WordGirl  "Who's Your Granny?/Win A Day with Wordgirl"  WHO'S YOUR GRANNY? - Granny May decides to become more notorious by committing bigger crimes involving crazy contraptions. Meanwhile, Becky is frustrated that she does not appear in any yearbook photos since she always has to escape to fight crime as WordGirl. Will Becky/WordGirl ever be able to get her photo in the yearbook and find time to interact with the new, hi-tech Granny May? Vocabulary Words: Interact, Contraption. D
2:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "To Touch A Hummingbird"  Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!. D
2:30 am 
Cyberchase  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  The kids must master the properties of symmetry to stop Hacker from destroying all of cyberspace.G
3:00 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Fetches The Fetchers"  Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!. D
3:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Food for Thought/Friends 4ever"  FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger. D
4:00 am 
Barney & Friends  "Gift of the Dinos and a Visit to Santa"  Gift of the Dinos: It's Christmas and BJ dreams of getting a new baseball glove to go with his baseball, while Riff hopes for new drumsticks to use his drum. Barney reminds them that Christmas is more than just getting gifts and helps them learn the meaning of Christmas. Educational theme: Giving. D
4:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Rock Band/Angelina's Lost Ice Skates"  Angelina and the Rock Band - At the Chipping Cheddar Music Day Picnic, Angelina finds her friends rehearsing in a band for a school project. They invite her to join in as a tambourine player. She's ecstatic as she sees celebrity status in her near future - until she learns that she only gets to hit the tambourine once during the entire song. D
5:00 am 
Curious George  "The Inside Story/A Monkey, A Plan, A Canal"  George dreams that he and Gnocchi are chasing the germs that are giving him a cold out of his body.G
5:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop"  Wrappers Delight - Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. D
6:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D
6:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
7:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Super Daniel!/Play Pretend"  Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. D
7:30 am 
Super Why!  "Cinderella"  Red doesn't feel like much of a Princess, so how will she fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party? The Super Readers magically leap into the book of Cinderella who has a party of her own to get to! When the clock strikes midnight, Red learns that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is!G
8:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Slide to the Side!"  Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide.he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
9:00 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Food for Thought/Friends 4ever"  FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger. D
9:30 am 
Arthur  "The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess"  The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways? Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be.Rattles?!?. D
10:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha"  Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise. It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. D
10:30 am 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
11:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D
11:30 am 
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
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
12:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Latino Festival"  There's a street festival on Sesame Street celebrating Spanish culture and language. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
2:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Slide to the Side!"  Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide.he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down. D
2:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story"  Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
3:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Can Do It!"  A Sweet and Sour Day - Caillou is helping Grandma water her flowers and fill the birdbath. When they get thirsty and need a break from gardening, Grandma finds there's no juice to be found in the fridge. No matter, Grandma shows Caillou how to make fruit juice from scratch, and it tastes so good that Mommy asks for seconds. D
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
4:30 pm 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
5:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha"  Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise. It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. D
5:30 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
6:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Who's Your Granny?/Win A Day with Wordgirl"  WHO'S YOUR GRANNY? - Granny May decides to become more notorious by committing bigger crimes involving crazy contraptions. Meanwhile, Becky is frustrated that she does not appear in any yearbook photos since she always has to escape to fight crime as WordGirl. Will Becky/WordGirl ever be able to get her photo in the yearbook and find time to interact with the new, hi-tech Granny May? Vocabulary Words: Interact, Contraption. D
6:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "To Touch A Hummingbird"  Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!. D
7:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  The kids must master the properties of symmetry to stop Hacker from destroying all of cyberspace.G
7:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Fetches The Fetchers"  Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!. D
8:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Food for Thought/Friends 4ever"  FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger. D
8:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess"  The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways? Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be.Rattles?!?. D
9:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha"  Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise. It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. D
9:30 pm 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
10:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D
10:30 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
11:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
11:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Latino Festival"  There's a street festival on Sesame Street celebrating Spanish culture and language. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation. D

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