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December 18, 2014
12:00 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Por Fin.... (Finally....)"  This episode, "Por Fin.," covers how to read city maps and give directions and briefly describes the geography of Puerto Rico. [P]

12:00 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Por Fin.... (Finally....)"  This episode covers how to read city maps and give directions and briefly describes the geography of Puerto Rico. [P]

12:30 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Relaciones Estrechas (A Close Relationship)"  This episode, "Relaciones Estrechas," covers words for family members and a brief history of Puerto Rico. Raquel meets Angela's uncles and aunts who express concern over the story of the Castillo family and how it may effect Angela. [P]

12:30 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Relaciones Estrechas (A Close Relationship)"  This episode covers words for family members and a brief history of Puerto Rico. [P]

1:00 AM 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 3. Going Further In Discussion"  Since discussion is so central to the growth and development of a literary community, this program also concentrates on this activity. The teachers talk about ways to recognize good discussion, adding personal anecdotes about ways in which they participate in or step out at various points in the discussion to help students go further in their understandings of the text. [P]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Way We Were?"  Sources of economic growth: government spending, suburban development, rise of the West. Capital, labor, and the new economies. [P]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Other America"  People on the margins: rural and inner city poverty. Civil Rights movement: Brown V. Board of Education, expansion of the movement. [P]

3:00 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Awake and Asleep"  Surveys the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness, and how consciousness empowers us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways. [P]

3:00 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Awake and Asleep"  Surveys the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness, and how consciousness empowers us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways. [P]

3:30 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Hidden and Divided"  Delves into the subconscious mind, examining how events and experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions and affect our health _ as demonstrated in repression, discovered and false memory syndrome, hypnosis, and split-brain cases. [P]

3:30 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Hidden and Divided"  Delves into the subconscious mind, examining how events and experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions and affect our health as demonstrated in repression. [P]

4:00 AM 
Design Squad  "Water Dancing"  Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. D-Squad Pro File: Greg Jones applies his mechanical engineering skills in a broad range of artistic endeavors including "La Contessa," a replica of a 40-foot Spanish galleon built over a school bus. [P]

4:00 AM 
Design Squad  "Water Dancing"  Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. [P]

4:00 AM 
Design Squad  "Water Dancing"  The teams build prostheses for an underwater performance by dancer and leg amputee Lisa Bufano. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life and learn about the importance of federal, state and local taxes. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Four Young Urban Farmers & Greenhouse Bus (Durham, NC, Boston, Seattle)"  Four hip, young urban farmers set off on a cross country tour using their converted school bus to teach urban school children about organic gardening, growing fresh food, and sustainable living. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Four Young Urban Farmers & Greenhouse Bus (Durham, NC, Boston, Seattle)"  Four young urban farmers teach urban school children about organic gardening and sustainable living. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Mosquito Dragon"  When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place!. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Mosquito Dragon"  Martin and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out why mosquitoes try to steal our blood. [P]

6:00 AM 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Be My Valentine"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a festive Valentine's supper menu. Special guests: T. Colin Campbell, Ph. [P]

6:00 AM 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Be My Valentine"  Red Pepper Boats with Rice, Mushroom and Caper stuffing is served with Leeks with Raisins. [P]

6:30 AM 
Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller: Chanukah Special Part food fantasy and part documentary of self-discovery, the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller, Chanukah Special follows this best selling cookbook author as she explores and celebrate Jewish cuisine and culture in the company of home cooks, friends and family. In this special, Jamie introduces some of her family's favorite recipes during Chanukah and it's a portrait of Jewish/Kosher cooking and the traditions that coincides with the holidays, in both past and present. [P]

6:30 AM 
Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller: Chanukah Special The bestselling cookbook author celebrates Jewish cuisine and shares her favorite Chanukah recipes. [P]

7:00 AM 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Ireland's West Coast"  We're blessed with a bit of Irish luck as we take on Ireland's ruggedly beautiful west coast. We start in Galway, Europe's fastest growing city, shopping for Irish crystal and Celtic jewelry. [P]

7:00 AM 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Ireland's West Coast"  Shop for Celtic jewelry, take boat trip to the fabled Aran Islands & sample Irish folk music. [P]

7:30 AM 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas"  Over two thousand years ago Mayas undertook construction of a city deep within the jungles of the Peten region of Guatemala. For over a thousand years the city of Tikal dominated the countryside and the region with its towering temples, affluent society, and hosts of scientists, engineers, and craftsmen. [P]

7:30 AM 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas"  Yetman accompanies archaeologists who explain the unfolding of Tikal as new discoveries emerge in this large urban center that dates as far back as the 4th century BC and existed as an urban center for six centuries or more. [P]

7:30 AM 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas"  Visit new excavations within the Tikal temples and join a festival at the home of Maya descendants. [P]

8:00 AM 
Hometime  "Ranch Addition Kitchen"  Find out how a sheet of stainless steel gets cut, bent and welded to form a kitchen countertop. [P]

8:00 AM 
Hometime  "Ranch Addition Kitchen"  Find out how a sheet of stainless steel gets cut, bent and welded to form a kitchen countertop as the addition kitchen takes shape. [P]

8:30 AM 
Woodsmith Shop  "Rustic Step-Back Cupboard"  Simple construction takes center stage as the editors of Woodsmith magazine build a rustic, step-back cupboard. [P]

8:30 AM 
Woodsmith Shop  "Rustic Step-Back Cupboard"  Simple construction takes center stage as a rustic, step-back cupboard is created. [P]

9:00 AM 
Victory Garden's EdibleFEAST Travel to Georgia to meet farmers and foragers who gather local ingredients for a feast in the fields, with Chef Daniel showing how to make a spectacular farm-to-table meal. Back in his home in Minnesota, Daniel takes fresh, local ingredients to make bread and pickles. [P]

9:00 AM 
Victory Garden's EdibleFEAST Visit Georgia to meet farmers and foragers who gather local ingredients for a feast in the fields. [P]

9:30 AM 
For Your Home  "Glad You Asked!"  Vicki and Sloan share some of the most popular and unusual requests of the season including getting an aged finish on outdoor statues or tastefully decorating for your dog. Bruce Johnson solves a viewer's storage problems by refinishing an antique chest and Vicki shows how to arrange roses so they last. [P]

9:30 AM 
For Your Home  "Glad You Asked!"  Getting an aged finish on outdoor statues, decorating for your dog and other requests are shared. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Crochet Caps for Him and Her"  Ellen Gormely teaches you how to work crocheted cables and how to crochet with beads as she makes two hats. Brett Bara combines knitting and weaving in a scarf that shows off a special yarn. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Crochet Caps for Him and Her"  Ellen Gormely shows how to work crocheted cables and crochet with beads as she makes two hats. [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "High Chanteau"  Bob Ross and his fantastic brushes take us to a uniquely-shaped mountain side chalet today. [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "High Chanteau"  Bob Ross and his fantastic brushes take us to a uniquely-shaped mountain side chalet. [P]

11:00 AM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table Avocado Salad & Grilled Tomato; Salt-Baked Striped Bass; Drew's Cake, A Blueberry Cobbler. [P]

11:00 AM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table Avocado Salad and Grilled Tomato, Salt-Baked Striped Bass and a Blueberry Cobbler are showcased. [P]

11:30 AM 
George Hirsch Lifestyle  "Layering with Seasoning"  George plans the perfect outdoor cookout, complete with flavor-packed tasting plates, grilled steak and spice-rubbed salmon, and a decadent chocolate mousse. George visits Captain Pete who shares tips on making the perfect smoked salmon. [P]

11:30 AM 
George Hirsch Lifestyle  "Layering with Seasoning"  Sliced Steak with Garlic Butter Sauce and Asparagus and Spice Rubbed Planked Salmon are prepared. [P]

12:00 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Por Fin.... (Finally....)"  This episode, "Por Fin.," covers how to read city maps and give directions and briefly describes the geography of Puerto Rico. [P]

12:00 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Por Fin.... (Finally....)"  This episode covers how to read city maps and give directions and briefly describes the geography of Puerto Rico. [P]

12:30 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Relaciones Estrechas (A Close Relationship)"  This episode, "Relaciones Estrechas," covers words for family members and a brief history of Puerto Rico. Raquel meets Angela's uncles and aunts who express concern over the story of the Castillo family and how it may effect Angela. [P]

12:30 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Relaciones Estrechas (A Close Relationship)"  This episode covers words for family members and a brief history of Puerto Rico. [P]

1:00 PM 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 3. Going Further In Discussion"  Since discussion is so central to the growth and development of a literary community, this program also concentrates on this activity. The teachers talk about ways to recognize good discussion, adding personal anecdotes about ways in which they participate in or step out at various points in the discussion to help students go further in their understandings of the text. [P]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Way We Were?"  Sources of economic growth: government spending, suburban development, rise of the West. Capital, labor, and the new economies. [P]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Other America"  People on the margins: rural and inner city poverty. Civil Rights movement: Brown V. Board of Education, expansion of the movement. [P]

3:00 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Awake and Asleep"  Surveys the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness, and how consciousness empowers us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways. [P]

3:00 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Awake and Asleep"  Surveys the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness, and how consciousness empowers us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways. [P]

3:30 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Hidden and Divided"  Delves into the subconscious mind, examining how events and experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions and affect our health _ as demonstrated in repression, discovered and false memory syndrome, hypnosis, and split-brain cases. [P]

3:30 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Hidden and Divided"  Delves into the subconscious mind, examining how events and experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions and affect our health as demonstrated in repression. [P]

4:00 PM 
Design Squad  "Water Dancing"  Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. D-Squad Pro File: Greg Jones applies his mechanical engineering skills in a broad range of artistic endeavors including "La Contessa," a replica of a 40-foot Spanish galleon built over a school bus. [P]

4:00 PM 
Design Squad  "Water Dancing"  Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. [P]

4:00 PM 
Design Squad  "Water Dancing"  The teams build prostheses for an underwater performance by dancer and leg amputee Lisa Bufano. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life and learn about the importance of federal, state and local taxes. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "Four Young Urban Farmers & Greenhouse Bus (Durham, NC, Boston, Seattle)"  Four hip, young urban farmers set off on a cross country tour using their converted school bus to teach urban school children about organic gardening, growing fresh food, and sustainable living. [P]

5:00 PM 
Growing a Greener World  "Four Young Urban Farmers & Greenhouse Bus (Durham, NC, Boston, Seattle)"  Four young urban farmers teach urban school children about organic gardening and sustainable living. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  (topic: Liquid Volume) - Determined to destroy Motherboard in any way possible, Hacker cleverly clogs up her cooling system. Digit brings the kids into cyberspace to help fix her, but the special coolant Motherboard needs, cryoxide, is found only in Castleblanca - and the supply is closely monitored! To bring back exactly enough cryoxide for Motherboard, the kids have to figure out the exact volume of Motherboard's tank. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  The kids discover the importance of a standard unit of measure, while trying to save Motherboard. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Crochet Caps for Him and Her"  Ellen Gormely teaches you how to work crocheted cables and how to crochet with beads as she makes two hats. Brett Bara combines knitting and weaving in a scarf that shows off a special yarn. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Crochet Caps for Him and Her"  Ellen Gormely shows how to work crocheted cables and crochet with beads as she makes two hats. [P]

6:30 PM 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "High Chanteau"  Bob Ross and his fantastic brushes take us to a uniquely-shaped mountain side chalet today. [P]

6:30 PM 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "High Chanteau"  Bob Ross and his fantastic brushes take us to a uniquely-shaped mountain side chalet. [P]

7:00 PM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Kent Rathbun, Grilled Salad"  Nick creates a sumptuous Grilled Salad with Goat Cheese. Kent Rathbun, head chef at Abacus and Jasper's in Dallas shares the recipe for Jasper's Tomato, Grilled Asparagus and Blue Cheese Salad with Grilled Chicken. [P]

7:00 PM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Kent Rathbun, Grilled Salad"  Grilled Salad with Goat Cheese and Tomato, Asparagus and Blue Cheese Salad with Grilled Chicken. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Bakes  "Pies"  Is there anyone who doesn't love pie? In this episode, Martha shares the secrets to three treasured pies along with some simple techniques. If you've ever struggled with making your own pastry, this is the show for you. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Bakes  "Pies"  Martha shares the secrets to creating a Peach Crumble Pie, a Key Lime Pie and Coconut Cream Pie. [P]

8:00 PM 
Hometime  "Ranch Addition Kitchen"  Find out how a sheet of stainless steel gets cut, bent and welded to form a kitchen countertop. [P]

8:00 PM 
Hometime  "Ranch Addition Kitchen"  Find out how a sheet of stainless steel gets cut, bent and welded to form a kitchen countertop as the addition kitchen takes shape. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life in five port towns. He savors pesto, picks grapes and cheers cliff divers. [I]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life in five port towns. He savors pesto, picks grapes and cheers cliff divers. [I]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life in five port towns. He savors pesto, picks grapes and cheers cliff divers. [I]

9:00 PM 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What Are They Eating in the Photograph"  This program looks at a group of famous photographs that have something to do with eating and drinking, including Halsman's photo of Marilyn Monroe having a hamburger at a drive-in, Cartier-Bresson's picnic near Paris, Duncan's photo of Picasso at lunch. Burt, Jeff Rosenheim, a curator of photograph at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Andy Smith, the editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America and Kathryn Howard Oremland, a graduate of Sotheby's Institute of Art explain why each photograph is important, and the history and significance of the gastronomic elements. [P]

9:00 PM 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What Are They Eating in the Photograph"  The history and significance of famous photos that feature eating and drinking are revealed. [P]

9:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Know Your Vegetables"  We all know we should eat vegetables whenever possible, but it's important to vary the types that we cook. In this episode, Martha shows how to make four tasty dishes using vegetables that may not be in everyone's regular rotation: steamed artichokes with tarragon butter, braised leeks, fried okra and whole roasted garlic. [P]

9:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Know Your Vegetables"  Tasty dishes include Steamed Artichokes with Tarragon Butter, Braised Leeks and Fried Okra. [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Easy Summer Supper"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Grilled Lemon Chicken with Rosemary. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews skillets and saucepans in the Equipment Corner. [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Easy Summer Supper"  The best Grilled Lemon Chicken with Rosemary and Beets with Lemon and Almonds are made. [P]

10:30 PM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Just 5 Ingredients"  Less is more when you use just 5 ingredients: less time, less money but with Sara's easy recipes, much more flavor. Jean Anderson's Oven Fried Chicken will knock you out, and our Salmon with Wasabi Crust is just spicy enough. [P]

10:30 PM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Just 5 Ingredients"  Oven Fried Chicken, Salmon with Wasabi Crust and Duck Confit with Braised Leeks are served. [P]

11:00 PM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table Avocado Salad & Grilled Tomato; Salt-Baked Striped Bass; Drew's Cake, A Blueberry Cobbler. [P]

11:00 PM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table Avocado Salad and Grilled Tomato, Salt-Baked Striped Bass and a Blueberry Cobbler are showcased. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life in five port towns. He savors pesto, picks grapes and cheers cliff divers. [I]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life in five port towns. He savors pesto, picks grapes and cheers cliff divers. [I]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life in five port towns. He savors pesto, picks grapes and cheers cliff divers. [I]


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