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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Happy Birthday, Ethel Merman"  We discuss the career of Broadway's all-time greatest star Ethel Merman with Tony Cointreau and James Russo. The close personal friends of the late diva, now archivists of her estate, share stories and keepsakes of the incomparable star. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "What Is The Grand Structure of the Universe?"  Galaxies and clusters of galaxies, untold billions of them, adorn the cosmos. How did such large-scale structure of the universe come about?. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation III"  Uncle Guillaume advises Mireille to spend her lottery money on memorable meals. Robert continues to have misunderstandings with salesmen, and he takes a hair-raising taxi ride. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Getting Away"  Hubert offers his little car and himself for the trip around France. After a lot of fast talking, Mireille persuades her friends Collette and Jean-Michel to come along, too. [G]

2:00 AM 
Western Tradition  "The Dark Ages"  In the West, a series of barbarian kingdoms take possession of the fragments of the Roman Empire. [G]

2:30 AM 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Charlemagne"  For a brief moment, Charlemagne revives hope for a new empire in western Europe. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "Simple Machines"  Jonathan and Angus from Michigan work with their local science center on some fun, flingin' science to learn about trebuchets. Allie and her friends race around the track to investigate kart racing. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "What Is Money?"  The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "More Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape at Home"  Orlando, FL. - In the previous episode, we uncovered some of the most common "non-green" choices we all make when gardening, and offered some better choices and simple solutions. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Festival of the Seven Fishes/La Festa Dei Sette Pesci"  Mayor of Boston Thomas M. Menino and Mary Ann celebrate their Italian American heritage by preparing a Christmas Eve banquet called "The Feast of the Seven Fishes." Starting with baccala, then skillet fried shrimp, then tuna, smelts, swordfish, calamari and clams, the tradition continues, and so do their appetites!. [P]

6:30 AM 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Easy Paella Dinner"  Host Laura Theodore prepares "Easy Vegan Paella," a Spanish inspired rice-dish combined with a variety of jazzy vegetables like onions, peas, artichoke hearts and tomatoes. A festive array of "Tasty Tapas" starts the meal with pizazz. [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "Papua New Guinea"  Trekkers explore New Britain Island, which is inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, with several ancient traditions that survive in today's diverse and complex cultures. They find a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives near where the township of Rabaul was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption. [G]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Hardwood Floors and Parquetry"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Dominica; A Small Country Big on Sustainability: (Dominica Island)"  One Small Island, Big on Sustainability: The tiny Caribbean Island of Dominica is known as the Nature Island for good reason. Over two thirds of the island is protected rainforests and the country's economy is driven largely by their sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. [P]

9:30 AM 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Free Reign with Cut Flowers"  Fresh flower arrangements brighten rooms and moods. Michele's floral designing mom shares how to gather, condition and manipulate pretty much anything and everything that you may have growing in your yard or garden. [P]

10:00 AM 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fabric Flowers, Part 1"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "The Rain Out, Part 4"  Jerry adds the final details to this nostalgic painting. Layers of highlights will be added to create three-dimensional form to the little boy. [P]

11:00 AM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Cajun: Expulsion from Nova Scotia"  Dr. Carl Brasseaux and Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc tell the tragic tale of Louisiana's Acadians or "Cajuns." Following intense hardship, expulsion from Nova Scotia, murder, and exploitation, the Acadians were welcomed to Louisiana's shores. [P]

11:30 AM 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Spring Form Pans: More Than Just Cheesecake"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Michio Kaku/James Canton"  Michio Kaku, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and futurist James Canton discusses Kaku's book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation III"  Uncle Guillaume advises Mireille to spend her lottery money on memorable meals. Robert continues to have misunderstandings with salesmen, and he takes a hair-raising taxi ride. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Getting Away"  Hubert offers his little car and himself for the trip around France. After a lot of fast talking, Mireille persuades her friends Collette and Jean-Michel to come along, too. [G]

2:00 PM 
Western Tradition  "The Dark Ages"  In the West, a series of barbarian kingdoms take possession of the fragments of the Roman Empire. [G]

2:30 PM 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Charlemagne"  For a brief moment, Charlemagne revives hope for a new empire in western Europe. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "Simple Machines"  Jonathan and Angus from Michigan work with their local science center on some fun, flingin' science to learn about trebuchets. Allie and her friends race around the track to investigate kart racing. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "What Is Money?"  The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "A Perfect Fit"  The monster Gigabyte returns! The bad guys bring Gigabyte to a remote, Mayan-style pyramid on cybersite Jimaya. The CyberSquad must work their way past a variety of obstacles, and block the rays of the sun before it can energize the metal monster and cause chaos!. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Autumn Dinner"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Convent Food"  Aren't convents supposed to be austere, dull places? In Mexico, everything's a little more colorful - including the food of Catholic nuns. Delicious, labor-intensive mole is probably the most well-known food to come out of the convents, but Pati will explore some easier, but just as tasty recipes, including: Picadillo Empanadas of the Immaculate Conception; White Rice and Poblano Rajas Casserole; Almond and Porto Cake. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Braising"  Braising is a busy cook's best friend, and here's why: with little hands-on time and no special equipment, this "low-and-slow" method produces hearty, consistently flavorful main courses and side dishes that belie their ease. It's also a great way to cook lean, inexpensive cuts of meat. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen. [G]

9:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Autumn Dinner"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Michael Schlow & Butterflying"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Cajun: Expulsion from Nova Scotia"  Dr. Carl Brasseaux and Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc tell the tragic tale of Louisiana's Acadians or "Cajuns." Following intense hardship, expulsion from Nova Scotia, murder, and exploitation, the Acadians were welcomed to Louisiana's shores. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen. [G]


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