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April 25, 2014
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Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Lights, Camera, Bert"  Ernie and Elmo help Bert tap into his imagination as he acts out different scenes for a movie. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF). D

11:00 am 
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

11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Let There Be Light"  Sid and his baby brother Zeke are playing a game where they try to "grab" the light coming out of a flashlight, which proves to be impossible. At school, Sid and his friends explore the science of light and discover that light comes from various energy sources. They also discover that there are some light sources that can't be turned off, like the biggest light source of all. D

12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Twelve Dancing Princesses"  Whyatt wants to know why his family is acting sneaky. The 12 Dancing Princesses are being secretive.M

12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Creative Caillou"  Sarah's Kite: Caillou flies Sarah's kite.and accidentally crashes it into a tree. Determined to get a new kite for Sarah, Caillou is disappointed when Mommy can't find a store that sells them. D

1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Listening and Learning"  Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. 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 
Curious George  "Curious George Flies A Kite/From Scratch"  He finds the wonders and perils of kite flying and uses his inquiry skills to help an accused cat.G

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Down on the Farm/Martha Runs Away"  Down on the Farm - Helen, Martha, and T.D. visit T.D.'s grandpa CK on his farm. Martha Runs Away - When Helen gets mad, Martha feels unappreciated and decides to run away.G

3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg"  WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF WORDGIRL? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy. THE TALENTED Mr. BIRG - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Trash Creep"  Perfectamundo isn't so perfect anymore - the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists in order to reduce the rubbish. Hacker, meanwhile, is digging through the very same heap for some mistakenly discarded seeds that will allow him to grow an army of monster plants to take over Cyberspace. Will he find the seeds before the Perfectamundians solve their trash problem? Or is the dome doomed?. D

5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? It's.... Ruffmanman!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has learned that a mysterious villain, Gamma Ray Person, is trying to harness the electromagnetic spectrum for evil. He forces Ruff into a mask and tights to become television's newest superhero. Ruffman Man! Will Ruff and his SuperFETCHers be able to stop Gamma Ray Person from destroying the world? And will Ruff be able to keep his tights from falling down?. D

5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, investors are on edge as tensions over Ukraine rise. Will today's market decline continue next week? And, is Wall Street finally demanding to see some real profits from Amazon? And when might it deliver?. D

5:56 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

7:00 pm 

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Dr. Abraham Verghese"  The author of My Own Country, an account of his work with AIDS patients in rural Tennessee, talks with Host Marcia Franklin. Verghese is also the author of Cutting for Stone a recent bestselling novel; he teaches at Stanford Medical School and speaks about health-care reform and doctor-patient issues.G

8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2014   Co-hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz and panelists examine the news of the week in Idaho.G

8:30 pm 
Dalziel and Pascoe  "An Advancement of Learning Part 2 of 2"  Despite their different styles of solving crimes, British police detectives Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe combine their skills and continue their efforts to solve the puzzle of the mysterious death of a school principal. Part 2 of 2G

9:30 pm 
Great Performances  "Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty"  Matthew Bourne's production marks the choreographer's return to the music of Tchaikovsky for the timeless fairy tale about a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years, which was adapted into a ballet in 1890. Bourne takes the familiar story and sets the beginning in 1890 when the ballet was new. As the princess matures to meet her fate, the time is in the Edwardian era. When the prince awakens her she finds herself in modern times.G

11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Backyard Wilderness, Switchgrass Biofuel, Restoring Native Plants"  In Iowa and Tennessee, we see a new energy future where gas comes from grass. Researchers are working with different types of grasses and other cellulosic plant material, learning more about what it's going to take to grow our own fuel. In the first of a series of stories about the biofuel revolution, host Bruce Burkhardt takes us to the frontlines where farmers grow switchgrass, sourgum and miscanthus specifically as renewable fuel sources. D

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D

10:30 am 
Aviators   Goodyear Blimp: The Goodyear Blimp is an American icon. But Goodyear is at a transformational point in their history as they revamp the fleet to Zeppelins. D

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Mayberry Deputy with the VW Boys; Porch Dog Revival. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Lights, Camera, Bert"  Ernie and Elmo help Bert tap into his imagination as he acts out different scenes for a movie. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF). D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D

1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem"  The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D

2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Rise Of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise Of Miss Power, Part 4"  When WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she gets bullied and stripped of her superhero star.G

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sting Ray"  Wyland explores the natural gray shades of a stingray in this illuminating lesson on light, shade, and tone. D

3:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Eat Like A Local In Los Cabos"  Ever travel to a tourist mecca and wonder what the locals eat? Rick does. So he joins his pal Hugo to find the best Mexican food in Los Cabos. Their first stop is at the municipal market in San Jose del Cabo for a quick mid-morning meal of sopes and beef soup. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Spain's Last Lynx"  The Iberian lynx is on the brink of extinction. These majestic predators are top of the food chain in a land where hungry eyes are always watching. The threats of hunting have reduced their population to less than 200. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Nature  "Snow Monkeys"  This film follows a troop of snow monkeys living in the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands. Theirs is a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his or her place. Their leader is something of a solitary grouch, but one little monkey, innocently unaware of his own lowly social rank, reaches out to this lonely leader.G

7:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Asia and Australia"  Japanese cranes dance in the snow, swallows and swifts visit the Forbidden City, lorikeets, and cockatoos and budgies form giant flocks in Australia. Then pigeons guide viewers through India, and geese fly above the Himalayas. Part 5 of 6G

8:00 pm 
Wild!  "Spain's Last Lynx"  The Iberian lynx is on the brink of extinction. These majestic predators are top of the food chain in a land where hungry eyes are always watching. The threats of hunting have reduced their population to less than 200. D

9:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   After months of preparation the team embarks on one of the biggest releases they have ever attempted. Using boats, planes and helicopters, they will try to get Mama Pika, her baby and 23 other orangutans deep into the heart of Borneo. At the Centre, we meet irresistible orphans Peanut and Pickle, David the GP rushes to an emergency in Forest School, Lone welcomes the youngest and most vulnerable addition to the Centre, and Angelie (missing from Forest School for over two months) walks straight through the front gate. D

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Snow Monkeys"  This film follows a troop of snow monkeys living in the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands. Theirs is a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his or her place. Their leader is something of a solitary grouch, but one little monkey, innocently unaware of his own lowly social rank, reaches out to this lonely leader.G

11:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Asia and Australia"  Japanese cranes dance in the snow, swallows and swifts visit the Forbidden City, lorikeets, and cockatoos and budgies form giant flocks in Australia. Then pigeons guide viewers through India, and geese fly above the Himalayas. Part 5 of 6G

9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Kids and Nature"  NULL

10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Functional Quilting"  NULL

10:30 am 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "My Girl, Part 1"  NULL

11:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spanish Fiesta"  NULL

11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Salad Greens"  Smith demonstrates how easy it is to grow salad greens, explores the vocabulary and range of leafy greens, and shows off his favorites. The kitchen demonstration is a Nicoise salad.G

12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery"  Rebecca is a hit teaching softball and gets a full time job at Alex's after-school program and on her date with Alberto, she discovers that a photograph of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery.G

12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G

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 
Western Tradition  "The First World War and the Rise of Fascism"  As the old empires crumble in the war, totalitarian states arise throughout Europe.G

2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Second World War"  The war leaves Europe balanced between the first two superpowers: the Soviet Union and the United States.G

3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D

3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D

4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Organic Farming"  What exactly is "organic farming?" Many farmers in this country are working hard to keep their fruits and vegetables free of many chemicals and pesticides but on this episode, you will learn that this task is not as easy as it sounds. D

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. D

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Trash Creep"  Perfectamundo isn't so perfect anymore - the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists in order to reduce the rubbish. Hacker, meanwhile, is digging through the very same heap for some mistakenly discarded seeds that will allow him to grow an army of monster plants to take over Cyberspace. Will he find the seeds before the Perfectamundians solve their trash problem? Or is the dome doomed?. D

6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Functional Quilting"  We all love to quilt - but not every piece belongs on the wall. It's fun to include quilting in the items we use every day. Debbie Grifka start out with a triangular shaped carry all pouch - perfect for carrying makeup and it features piping. D

6:30 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

7:00 pm 
Chef's Life  "Muscadine Time"  Ben, Vivian and the twins pick muscadine grapes at a small local vineyard while learning the history of this native grape. Vivian visits Mike and Gator, her grape suppliers, and makes homemade wine. Back at the restaurant, Vivian makes a pizza with mulled muscadines, and Ben tests this new creation during their first stressful pizza night in the wine shop. D

7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Meals in a Minute"  Pati is a busy mom on the go. If you're a mom that likes to cook for your family AND take your kids to school, practice and everywhere else, you need a few quick and easy meals in your arsenal. Pati's oldest sister, Karen, shares a few tips as they visit her favorite restaurant in Mexico City. D

8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Decorative Details"  Paul Grothouse installs a teak island top in the kitchen, while Jim Snyder installs a solid surface vanity top in the master bath. Designer Christine Tuttle reviews how the vision for the house evolved from fabric, paint and light fixture choices. Tom builds a small but handy electronics nook. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Munich and the Foothills of the Alps"  NULL

9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Swiss Roots"  Joseph joins his producer and wife, Julie, on her search for her Swiss roots in and around Lucerne, Switzerland. Their hunt takes Travelscope atop Mount Pilatus where they scale the local peaks, try their hand at cheese making and then travel across Lake Lucerne to historic alp horn and handoergeli (Swiss accordion) shops in the village of Schwyz. In Ebikon and Koelliken Julie takes a walk in her grandparents' footsteps and shares a glass of local wine and a pot of fondue with her long-lost and newly-met Swiss relatives. D

9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Crostini to Parmigiana"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old-Fashioned Sweet Endings"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Todd English & Quick Pan Sauce"  On this episode of Simply Ming, we look at the key to infusing (sometimes boring) pasta noodles with maximum flavor. Pasta master Todd English whips up a creative quick pan sauce with lobster. D

11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spanish Fiesta"  NULL

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Munich and the Foothills of the Alps"  NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Desert Chronicles"  In the vast landscape of sage brush and weathered rhyolite, there is adventure and controversy, from whitewater rivers and natural landmarks to grazing lands and bombing range proposals.G

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Doris Kearns Goodwin"  The Pulitzer Prize- winning author and historian talks with host Marcia Franklin about the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln.G

11:00 am 
Well Read  "Mark Helprin, In Sunlight and In Shadow"  Helprin's novel is a powerful love story and battle against the mafia, played out on the grand stage of post-WWII New York City. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D

12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest?"  Many scientists believe the secret of animal intelligence lies in relationships. Throughout the animal kingdom, some of the cleverest creatures - including humans - seem to be those who live in complex social groups, like dolphins, elephants and apes. Could the skills required to keep track of friend and foe make animals smarter? Part 3 of 3G

1:00 pm 
Your Inner Fish  "Your Inner Monkey"  Our primate progenitors had bodies a lot like those of modern monkeys and spent tens of millions of years living in trees. From them we inherited our versatile hands, amazing vision and capable brains - but also some less beneficial traits, including our bad backs and terrible sense of smell. Part 3 of 3G

2:00 pm 
Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era In Ocean Stewardship   How can the United States meet its ever-expanding demands on the ocean without destroying it? To answer this question, OCEAN FRONTIERS introduces the unlikely allies joining forces to improve conditions in the waters off America's coasts. OCEAN FRONTIERS: THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA IN OCEAN STEWARDSHIP travels to four seaports and watersheds to observe new, long-term approaches to ocean management- from the busy shipping lanes of Boston Harbor to a small fishing community in the Pacific Northwest; from coral reefs in the Florida Keys to the nation's premier seafood nursery in the Mississippi Delta. Along the way, OCEAN FRONTIERS captures inspiring stories of scientists, businesses, farmers, sport and commercial fishermen, governments and citizens coming together to save the seas that sustain them. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Seneca Ray Stoddard: An American Original   SENECA RAY STODDARD: AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL explores the life and creative genius of landscape photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard (1843-1917), whose work significantly impacted United States' environmental public policy, travel and attitudes about the natural world. Over the span of forty years, Stoddard captured stunning images of a rugged and changing wilderness, including breathtaking scenes of life in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York. Throughout the documentary, professors, historians and photographers discuss Stoddard's rich pictorial legacy. D

6:00 pm 
American Masters  "A Fierce Green Fire"  Experience the battle for a living planet in the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism. Narrated by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep.G

7:00 pm 
Wilderness: The Great Debate   For 40 years, the American West has been the nation's battleground for the preservation of wild lands. This one hour documentary explores a host of environmental issues in the American West. Robert Redford joins a cast of leading experts and activists on both sides of this complex conversation on the future of land management in American West and its affect on the planet. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, investors are on edge as tensions over Ukraine rise. Will today's market decline continue next week? And, is Wall Street finally demanding to see some real profits from Amazon? And when might it deliver?. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
American Masters  "A Fierce Green Fire"  Experience the battle for a living planet in the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism. Narrated by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep.G

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