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3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D

4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night"  Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper"  Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. D

5:00 am 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  NATURE begins its 31st season with conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild. Park's unconventional tracking technique has produced thousands of hours of footage. Morgan learns firsthand from Park just how hard it is to achieve.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles and rambles Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. He drops in on a bachelorette party, with local troubadours. He slices and savors tasty jamon, strolls with the crowd, and grabs a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Germany's Rhine and Mosel Rivers"  For centuries the Rhine has been a natural border and the main route for trade, people and ideas. We start in the ancient Roman city of Trier and travel up the Mosel River visiting vineyards and ancient castles. We'll take a scenic cruise down the Rhine for a sailor's eye view of famous Rhine castles and the lovely but dangerous Lorelei. D

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Utah's Slick Rock Country"  Host David Yetman and his brother, Geologist Dick Yetman, take a geological road trip to Southeastern Utah's Colorado Plateau. After hiking through an ever-changing slot canyon named Canyon X and the aptly named Kodachrome Basin State Park, they take an eerie trek through Goblin Valley State Park where the mysterious entrada rock sculptures known as "goblins" surround you from all angles. D

7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Sandwiches for Little Easter/Panini Per Pasquetta"  Mary Ann travels to Boston's Tutto Italiano Italian Specialty store, where the Locilento family prepares a variety of foods to celebrate the day after Easter. Back in the bakery, Emilio bakes the crunchy Panini for sandwiches, in the kitchen Angelo makes his classic frittata sandwich, while out front Mary Ann and Marilena make all sorts of fabulous sandwiches for the hungry customers, including Boston's Mayor Tom Menino, who stops by for his favorite Little Easter sandwich. D

8:00 am 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "California - Hope, Survival and Resilience"  McMillan explores some of the most compelling stories of survival on the California coast. D

8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican-Style Kids' Party"  Fun, kid-friendly and (mostly!) finger food that you'd find at a children's party in Mexico, adapted for American parties at home. A special guest shows up to make dessert! Crazy Corn; Chicken Flautas; Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chili and Stew Go Vegetarian"  Host Christopher Kimball travels to Foxy Farms in the Salinas Valley to see where the nation's produce is grown. Then he heads into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to learn how to make the Best Vegetarian Chili. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for vegetable peelers in the Equipment Corner. D

9:30 am 
Garden Smart   Often described as "one of the most spectacular floral displays in the world" Dallas Blooms is an event you won't want to miss. And, you won't miss it if you join GardenSMART as we visit Dallas and the Dallas Arboretum. D

10:00 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

10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "From D.C. to Cajun Country"  Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar continues his Road to a GRAMMY journey by meeting up with GRAMMY winner India. Arie in Washington D.C. Dobet Gnahore, a stunning singer from west Africa, who shares a GRAMMY nomination with India. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Great Vibrations"  Bob is conducting a class of kids playing different musical instruments. Abby walks by and is amazed by the beautiful music. Bob offers to teach her, but first, she needs to choose an instrument. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Webby In Bathland"  Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moonlight Celebration"  Paint a simple yet detailed scene using minimal colors.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guest show viewers how to play Don McLean's epic rock ballad, "American Pie." Several guest pianists discuss their favorite piano players. Featured artists include Dave Powers and Nat Kerr. D

3:00 pm 
Nazi Mega Weapons  "U-Boat Base"  To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Too immense to be hidden, they were constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. These pens survive today as a testament to their engineering. Part 2 of 3G

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
NOVA  "3D Spies of WWII"  Alarmed by rumors of advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruit a team from British universities and Hollywood studios to an English country house. Team members use 3D stereoscopes to view millions of air photos of German territory, and are able to spot telltale clues that reveal hidden rocket bases. With 3D graphics NOVA recreates what WWII photo spies saw, and tells the suspenseful, previously untold story.G

6:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Cybersenses"  Alda learns how replacement synthetic senses for people are becoming reality artifical hearing for children and initial trials for electronic retinas for the blind.G

6:30 pm 
Make:  "Fire Sculpture"  The show visits Box Shop and the Flaming Lotus Girls, a women-centric maker collaborative that creates gargantuan, fire-breathing sculptures. Kimiko Ryokai's electronic "paintbrush" transfers what it brushes over onto a special board with eye-popping results.G

7:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "The Bionic Body"  This episode is about re-engineering the human body, and includes stories on artificial nerve stimulation for paralysis victims using implanted electrodes, and on implants of silicon chips in the retina. Host Alan Alda has a moving conversation with Christopher Reeve, while visiting Reeve at home to discuss his advocacy of increased research in this field. D

8:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1930s"  Though overshadowed by the Great Depression, there is no shortage of ingenuity in the 1930s. The 2-way radio gets miniaturized and the world's first portable walkie-talkie goes on the air. The electric guitar changes popular music forever and commuters become a cash cow for cities when the parking meter is introduced. Part 4 of 10G

9:00 pm 
NOVA  "3D Spies of WWII"  Alarmed by rumors of advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruit a team from British universities and Hollywood studios to an English country house. Team members use 3D stereoscopes to view millions of air photos of German territory, and are able to spot telltale clues that reveal hidden rocket bases. With 3D graphics NOVA recreates what WWII photo spies saw, and tells the suspenseful, previously untold story.G

10:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Cybersenses"  Alda learns how replacement synthetic senses for people are becoming reality artifical hearing for children and initial trials for electronic retinas for the blind.G

10:30 pm 
Make:  "Fire Sculpture"  The show visits Box Shop and the Flaming Lotus Girls, a women-centric maker collaborative that creates gargantuan, fire-breathing sculptures. Kimiko Ryokai's electronic "paintbrush" transfers what it brushes over onto a special board with eye-popping results.G

11:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "The Bionic Body"  This episode is about re-engineering the human body, and includes stories on artificial nerve stimulation for paralysis victims using implanted electrodes, and on implants of silicon chips in the retina. Host Alan Alda has a moving conversation with Christopher Reeve, while visiting Reeve at home to discuss his advocacy of increased research in this field. D

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