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Tuesday
November 20, 2012
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12:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Spotted Owl/Beneficial Insects/Reed Canyon Restora"  Spotted Owl An East Coast invader, the barred owl is threatening the survival of Oregon's endangered bird.G

12:30 am 
Travelscope  "Thailand - Bangkok and the River Kwai"  Joseph begins his Thailand adventure in its bustling capital, Bangkok, with visit to markets, palaces and temples and then heads out of town to camps on the River Kwai in order to walk through Hellfire Pass and ride the Death Railway. D

1:00 am 
Billy Connolly's Route 66   Billy continues west stopping at a cattle auction; the Devil's Rope Museum in McLeary, Texas, to learn about the history and lore of barbed wire; Cadillac Ranch, the art installation where 10 Cadillacs stand up-ended, their tails in the air; and a ghost town. He sees the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, detours north to Navajo Nation's Monument Valley Park on the Utah-Arizona border, and experiences a Navajo healing ritual. Part 3 of 4G

2:00 am 
Overdraft   This film presents a broad explanation of America's federal debt and the choices Americans will have to make to fix it. It describes the connections, opportunities, and consequences of debt at the federal, state, and local levels of government and includes interviews with prominent leaders in government, economics, and journalism alongside stories of citizens from across the country who must cope with the consequences - and sometimes invisible hand - of America's debt. In the end, viewers are left with choices to change a gloomy forecast.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Callaway Corvette"  Road Test: 25th Anniversary Callaway Corvette/2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427. Road Test: 2013 Audi Allroad. Goss' Garage: Cheap Gas Issues. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two"  Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One - When Martha learns that Helen's extended family will be coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to search for her own long-lost canine siblings. Tails begin to wag as the family reunites, but where is Martha's mother? Vocabulary: (E) reunion, prepare, organize, trace, quest. Martha's Thanksgiving, Part Two - Still in search of her mother, Martha digs into her past to uncover the reason they were separated. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "An Original DUCKumentary"  This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw"  Rick finds Poland transforming itself into the new heart of Europe, and Krakow, with its Baroque and cobbled charm, emerging as the "next Prague." Rick visits nearby Auschwitz and experiences a timeless, soul-searching lesson.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Renaissance Europe"  Rudy follows Western Europe's transition from medieval to modern times in Florence, Milan and Venice.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Sea of Cortez: Then and Now"  NULL

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "St. Anthony's Feast/La Festa Di San Antonio"  Mary Ann travels to Boston, MA to enjoy one of the summer's premiere street celebrations; St. Anthony's Feast. She and feast chairman Joe DiGirolamo tour the jam-packed, food-filled streets to sample a cornucopia of Italian festival food. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Arahova"  Eva visits a popular winter destination and the ski mecca of Greece, learns about the local cheese called formaella, and Chef Yiannis makes kokoras krasatos and karidato. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Time to Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Grilled Bone-In Pork Roast. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for whole fish baskets in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite summertime kitchen gadgets. D

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   If the bright green promise of the spring lawn has turned to a brown, weedy turf disappointment, tune in as GardenSMART visits with a grass expert who shares some great fall grass care tips. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Vince Gill"  A Country Music Hall of Famer and 20-time Grammy winner, Gill has recently been sharing the stage with Eric Clapton, Sting and James Taylor. Known for his razor-sharp instrumental skills, his expressive tenor voice, his richly varied songwriting and his superb choice of backup musicians, Gill delivers everything from heartfelt honky tonk ballads to hot bluegrass to full-throttle country rock, all leavened with an easygoing sense of humor that makes a Vince Gill show feel like you're just hanging out with on old friend. This is as good as country music gets. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Mumbai"  Host Jacob Edgar visits Mumbai, the capital of India's entertainment industry, where he meets two of Indian pop music's biggest stars, Kailash Kher and Sona Mohapatra. Along the way, Edgar learns the secrets of Bollywood, explores ancient Buddhist caves, eats some death-defying street food and tries his hand at cricket. With live performances and insightful conversation, Kailash Kher and Sona reveal what lies at the soul of their sound, while giving Edgar an eye-opening tour of the city and its surroundings. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Hansel & Gretel's Playdate with Big Bird"  Hansel and Gretel come to Sesame Street for a play date with Big Bird. As they walk to Big Bird's nest, Hansel realizes that he's not sure how to get back to the subway station afterwards. Gretel agrees and thinks they should leave a trail, so they leave a trail of cookie crumbs. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Cookbook"  Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday for his little sister.G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate"  Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Happy Turkey Day"  The Wild Kratts are on a mission to defend the honor of the wild turkey and to stop Gourmand, who is hunting for the largest, fattest turkey in the forest. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Dinosaurs"  They once roamed the Earth, but they eventually went extinct. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist. David Varricchio, associate professor of paleontology at Montana State University, answer students' questions about dinosaurs. They also take a tour of one of his dinosaur digs and discuss his team's recent finds.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Jerome Kern's "All The Things You Are" and discuss stride piano. Featured guests include Andy LaVerne, Bobby Floyd and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit. D

4:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1960s"  The decade is filled with both cultural and technological change. A weather satellite that can save lives by tracing weather patterns and predicting hurricanes is launched into orbit. Robots begin to appear in the workplace, taking over some menial tasks, freeing workers to focus on more complicated jobs. Part 7 of 10G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ultimate Mars Challenge"  To achieve its successful landing on Mars with its precious load of instruments, the rover Curiosity first had to parachute through the Martian atmosphere at twice the speed of sound, then be gently lowered to the planet's surface by "sky crane" - a first-of-its-kind system. NOVA joins the scientists and engineers responsible for Curiosity's on-the-ground experiments, and is there for the exhilarating moments after the successful landing.G

7:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1960s"  The decade is filled with both cultural and technological change. A weather satellite that can save lives by tracing weather patterns and predicting hurricanes is launched into orbit. Robots begin to appear in the workplace, taking over some menial tasks, freeing workers to focus on more complicated jobs. Part 7 of 10G

8:00 pm 
Transplant: A Gift for Life   TRANSPLANT: A GIFT FOR LIFE reveals the powerful emotions and cutting-edge science involved in vital organ transplant. Told through multiple real-life stories, this one-hour documentary demonstrates how the tragic death -- or inspirational generosity -- of one person can pull another back from the brink, offering a second chance at life. We meet a daughter who shares half of her liver to save her father's life; the recipient of a lung transplant who reaches out to his deceased donor's family; and two mothers who nurse their sons through multiple transplants. D

9:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Will The Future Be Like?"  Host David Pogue makes some predictions about which technologies will transform daily life within the next several years, based on advancements already taking shape in laboratories around the world. Gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the smart phones Pogue reviews today.G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ultimate Mars Challenge"  To achieve its successful landing on Mars with its precious load of instruments, the rover Curiosity first had to parachute through the Martian atmosphere at twice the speed of sound, then be gently lowered to the planet's surface by "sky crane" - a first-of-its-kind system. NOVA joins the scientists and engineers responsible for Curiosity's on-the-ground experiments, and is there for the exhilarating moments after the successful landing.G

11:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1960s"  The decade is filled with both cultural and technological change. A weather satellite that can save lives by tracing weather patterns and predicting hurricanes is launched into orbit. Robots begin to appear in the workplace, taking over some menial tasks, freeing workers to focus on more complicated jobs. Part 7 of 10G

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