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May 11, 2013
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11:00 pm 
Life In Cold Blood  "The Cold Blooded Truth"  In the Galapagos Islands, thermal imagery reveals how marine iguanas accumulate power for sea diving by basking in the sun. Female side-blotched lizards in California choose mates from among males who have claimed the hottest rocks. Saltwater crocodiles, the ultimate cold-blooded killers, conduct tender courtships. Part 1 of 5G

12:00 am 
Appalachians   President Andrew Jackson, a son of Appalachia, orders the removal of the Cherokee, marching them to what is now Oklahoma. In the Civil War, the mountains become a fierce battleground with families split between North and South. Timber, railroads and coal mining bring jobs to the area, but the outside investors also exploit the land and workers. Part 2 of 3G

1:00 am 
TED Talks Education   A mix of teachers and education advocates deliver short talks created for this event on the theme of teaching and learning. Speakers include Geoffrey Canada, educator and advocate; Bill Gates, technologist and philanthropist; Malcolm London, poet, teacher and advocate; and Sir Ken Robinson, social activist and educator. Host John Legend also delivers a talk.G

2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G

2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D

4:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Walks The Dog/Martha's Got Talent"  Martha Walks the Dog - There's a new dog in town and, boy, is he mean! He barks so much that nobody can sleep. Martha's Got Talent - Weaselgraft just can't get Martha off his mind.G

4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D

5:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D

6:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D

7:00 am 
Curious George  "George and Allie's Lawn Service/Curious George's Scavenger Hunt"  George and Allie's Lawn Service - George and Allie are crazy about Mr. Renkins' new kids -- baby goats named Suzy and Sammy. But when the goats keep escaping their pen and chewing on everything in sight, can George and Allie find a way to keep their new friends penned up? Curious George's Scavenger Hunt - It's a race around the city as George, Marco, and Chef Pisghetti go on a shape-finding scavenger hunt to raise money for the animal shelter. They find rectangles, stars, and circles, but how are they ever going to find 100 diamonds?. D

7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D

8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"  Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. D

8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Camouflage/Family Scavenger Hunt"  Dinosaur Camouflage - Buddy and Tiny meet a shy dinosaur, Leslie Lesothosaurus, who is very good at hiding. The kids end up persuading Leslie to stop hiding, and come out to play with them. Scavenger Hunt - The Pteranodon family travels to the Big Pond for a Scavenger Hunt. D

9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D

9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D

10:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D

10:30 am 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D

11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G

11:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Hibiscus Flower"  In Mexico, it's not uncommon to find both food and water deliciously flavored with hibiscus flowers. Commonly known as jamaica, they have an intensely herbal, fruity taste. Pati shows viewers where to buy these flowers and then shares recipes such as: Jamaica Water; Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pecans and Jamaica Vinaigrette; Steak Tacos with Jamaica and Jalapeno Syrup; Gourmet Jamaica Popsicles. D

12:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Vegetable Medley"  Learn to cook, grow, display and love vegetables with exciting projects and delicious recipes. In the Kitchen: Creamy Cauliflower Soup, Colorful Chopped Root Salad and Quick Vegetable Roll-Ups. Projects: Sculptural vegetable centerpiece. D

12:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Back Country Boulders, Part 1"  In this episode, Jerry will show viewers steps of painting rock in relationship to a back-country waterfall on a textured canvas. Great for basic to advanced painters covering layout, sectional under-painting, gradation of values, and use of chisel-edge brushes. D

1:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With MushrooMs.. D

1:30 pm 
On Story  "The Humor and Heart of Animation"  The writers behind the beloved animated classics KUNG FU PANDA 1 & 2, "King of the Hill," and THE IRON GIANT, Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger and Tim McCanlies discuss the comedy, action, and emotion that go into creating the worlds and characters of the beloved and popular films that appeal to audiences of all ages. And then enter the magical world of the short film Dreamgiver by director/producer Tyler Carter. What fanciful adventures happen after we go to sleep?. D

2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Mazda6"  Road Test: 2014 Mazda6. Road Test: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. Goss' Garage: Fork Maintenance. D

3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Asian Takeout Favorites"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Sichuan Stir-Fried Pork in Garlic Sauce. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick among blenders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect Thai-Style Stir-Fried Noodles with Chicken and Broccolini right at home. D

3:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Adorn Everyday Life"  Wear your creativity as we adorn our everyday life with hand made accessories. Learn how to add those decorative accents that define your personality. The first segment shows how to make a decorative cuff - it's more fun than a regular bracelet and has a texture that makes it interesting to wear. D

4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Tonga to New Caledonia"  Zay Harding concludes his grand Pacific adventure heading further west across the South Sea Islands into Tonga, Fiji and New Caledonia - islands whose histories have been shaped by brutal tribal conflicts and British and French colonization.G

5:00 pm 
Artist Toolbox  "John Legend"  In this episode of The Artist Toolbox, get a taste of the performance chops of six-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist John Legend with host John Jacobsen. More than just good looks and what Legend has called a 'presumptuous' name, Legend's innate musical ear and talent for fusing his early gospel influences with hip-hop, jazz and even classical music, has found him working with top names such as Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson, Talib Kweli, Jay-Z, Britney Spears, Eve, Common, the Black Eyed Peas and longtime producer and friend, Kanye West. So adept at weaving myriad sounds and genres, Legend seems to have created a signature sound, if not genre, of his own. D

5:30 pm 
Sun Studio Sessions  "Delta Blues Experience, Part One"  Delta Blues Experience Part 1: In this episode, Delta blues musicians; including Bobby Rush, James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Cedric Burnside perform blues classics and originals while sharing stories about their songs, the stories behind them and the historical importance of blues music. D

6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "The Shins/Dr. Dog"  Highlighting two alternative rock groups, The Shins play songs from heir latest recording Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog perform selections from Be the Void.G

7:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Un Ballo In Maschera"  Marcelo Allvarez, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sondra Radvanovsky star in David Alden's production of Verdi's opera. D

9:30 pm 
Sun Studio Sessions  "Delta Blues Experience, Part One"  Delta Blues Experience Part 1: In this episode, Delta blues musicians; including Bobby Rush, James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Cedric Burnside perform blues classics and originals while sharing stories about their songs, the stories behind them and the historical importance of blues music. D

10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "The Shins/Dr. Dog"  Highlighting two alternative rock groups, The Shins play songs from heir latest recording Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog perform selections from Be the Void.G

11:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Un Ballo In Maschera"  Marcelo Allvarez, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sondra Radvanovsky star in David Alden's production of Verdi's opera. D

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