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February 4, 2014
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5:00 am 
Nature  "The Funkiest Monkeys"  Twenty-five years ago, filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson traveled to Sulawesi in Indonesia and fell in love with crested black macaques. These feisty primates with their punk hairstyles, expressive faces, copper colored eyes and unusual habits are among the most charismatic of all monkeys. Learning that their numbers have dropped dramatically, Stafford-Johnson makes a return visit to find out why and to see if he can help.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Genoa and the Italian Riviera"  From the port town of Genoa, Rudy tours palaces and dines on world-class pesto before heading south to Portofino.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Hummingbirds: from Desert to Jungle"  Beginning in the Sonoran Desert and finishing in Ecuador's mountaintop preserve of Loma Alta, this episode examines the life of the hummingbird. Southern Arizona is the perfect place to start, as it lays along the migratory route for these "winged jewels" and makes for an ideal place to study birds that come from as far away as British Columbia and Alaska. Then host David Yetman climbs to the mountaintop preserve of Loma Alta to join scientists as they research "hummers" found in the fog forest. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Seafood Surprises"  Lidia breaks down the artichoke and shows how simple they are to prepare and use. She stuffs them with a delicious light salad of tuna, capers, and hard boiled eggs. She matches Grouper with potatoes and peppers to create a lovely balanced dish. D

8:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Santiago De Compostela, Spain"  Today, sacred travel is more popular than it has been since the Middle Ages. Each year, millions of people travel to the world's holy sites, and one of the most popular destinations is Santiago de Compostela in the Northwest corner of Spain. Burt Wolf tours its 1, 000-year-old Cathedral and explains the stories behind its art and architecture and watch as an eight-man team swings the world's largest flying incense burner through the structure. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Who Wants Pizza?/Chi Vuole Pizza?"  Forget your ho-hum pepperoni and tomato sauce pizza. Mary Ann pulls out the stops to create an astonishingly different Gourmet Pizza that's topped with slow-cooked, sweet caramelized onions, dried fig paste, and melted dots of sweet gorgonzola cheese. Then she makes an easy-to-prepare Focaccine antipasto with dough infused with freshly-minced basil, parsley, tarragon, and thyme. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "French Sweets, Refined and Rustic"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby heads to the Mast Brothers Chocolate Factory in Brooklyn to learn all about the art of chocolate making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chocolate Truffles at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of cocoa powder. D

9:30 am 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART visits with an expert who puts a whole new spin on growing vegetables. You don't need a lot of land for great yields. Be sure to tune in. D

10:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "The Bacon Brothers"  The Bacon Brothers may be the best kept secret of the music industry. Michael Bacon is an accomplished cellist and guitarist, as well as an award-winning composer for both film and television. Kevin Bacon - one of the most prolific screen actors of his generation and a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner - is also a talented singer and songwriter. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits The Desert"  Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the "T. rex of the Ocean." Buddy and Paulie compare features and find that they actually have a lot in common. D

12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem"  The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight. The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Babies/Fast"  Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. D

1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over"  LESLIE MAKES IT BIG - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume. MOUSE BRAIN TAKE-OVER - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Full Moon Seascape"  Wyland demonstrates linear perspective. D

2:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Food Defines Family"  California Surfer Grows Vietnamese Specialties. Chef Charles Phan: The Slanted Door and Out The Door - San Francisco, CA Charles Phan is the visionary executive chef of San Francisco's world-renowned Slanted Door. In this episode, the James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef and his family head to Santa Cruz, home of surf-loving farmer Joe Schirmer's Dirty Girl Produce, which grows the unique Asian ingredients used by Chef Phan. D

3:00 pm 
Hawking   This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's world. The audience joins him at home, under the care of his nursing team; in Silicon Valley as he meets a team of technicians who hope to speed up his communication system; and as he throws a party for family and friends.G

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Murdered Kings"  NOVA follows archaeologists and forensic experts in Ireland's County Tipperary in their methodical hunt for clues to the identity and the circumstances of various violent deaths of bog body victims. A new theory emerges that they are those of ritually murdered kings.G

6:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Got Game?"  Challenged to come up with a way to cover all the angles of a basketball game via remote-controlled cameras, the teams dive into action and compete to prove who has got (the whole) game.G

6:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D

7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Times In Alaska"  The landscape is changing as Alaska warms permafrost thaws, glaciers melt, forests succumb to drought and insect attack. Alda joins scientists in the field who are working to determine if these are signs of global warming and what the future may hold.G

8:00 pm 
Hawking   This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's world. The audience joins him at home, under the care of his nursing team; in Silicon Valley as he meets a team of technicians who hope to speed up his communication system; and as he throws a party for family and friends.G

9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Murdered Kings"  NOVA follows archaeologists and forensic experts in Ireland's County Tipperary in their methodical hunt for clues to the identity and the circumstances of various violent deaths of bog body victims. A new theory emerges that they are those of ritually murdered kings.G

10:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Got Game?"  Challenged to come up with a way to cover all the angles of a basketball game via remote-controlled cameras, the teams dive into action and compete to prove who has got (the whole) game.G

10:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D

11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Times In Alaska"  The landscape is changing as Alaska warms permafrost thaws, glaciers melt, forests succumb to drought and insect attack. Alda joins scientists in the field who are working to determine if these are signs of global warming and what the future may hold.G

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