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March 5, 2013
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12:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G

1:00 am 
Helen of Troy   Bettany Hughes travels across the eastern Mediterranean to find the truth about Helen of Troy. Hughes sorts reality from myth as she traces the historical remnants of the woman blamed for causing the Trojan War.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Cadillac Ats"  Road Test: 2013 Cadillac ATS. Road Test: 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel. Goss' Garage: Long-Term Storage. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Comes Clean"  Baby Bear is ready to go to Granny's house with Papa Bear. He has a nice, white shirt on that Papa Bear tells him to keep clean while he gets his sister dressed. While Baby Bear waits for them to get ready, Telly passes by with a bright purple ice cream cone in his hand. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle"  Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play "outer space," but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they're friends! They use their imaginations to keep playing, which is just as much fun! Daniel Plays at the Castle - Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection. Daniel is saddened when Prince Wednesday tells him the rocks are too delicate to play with. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2"  The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts). Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script. The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Echo: An Elephant to Remember"  The matriarch of a much-studied herd of elephants in Africa has died of natural causes at age 65. This retrospective of her life also looks to the herd's future as it grieves her loss while facing Africa's worst recorded drought. Archival footage of watershed moments in Echo's life are combined with interviews, including elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who studied Echo and her herd for nearly 40 years.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Out of London"  Rudy stops at Hampton Court, gazes on Oxford's spires and browses in a real Alice in Wonderland's candy store.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Magical Michoacan"  Host David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez travel into and around the state of Michoacan, Mexico, to explore its rugged coast, diverse habitats and local traditions. On the coast, the travelers visit a banana plantation to see how the fruit is cleaned and kept free of insect damage before exportation. Further inland, a stop in one of Michoacan's tropical deciduous forests reveals some interesting vegetation, including the Sandbox Tree, which bears explosive fruit, and the malicious Mala Mujer shrub with its sharp, stinging hairs. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Handmade Fresh Cheese/Formaggio Fresco Fatto A Mano"  Boston Mozzarella Co. owner Giuseppe Argentieri invites Mary Ann to his factory, to visit with master cheese-maker Maria Cubellis, who shapes and forms mozzarella balls faster than the eye can see. She gives Mary Ann enough to go nella cucina - in the kitchen -- to prepare Burrata with Roasted, Marinated asparagus, Scamorza Cheese Casserole, Telephone Wires, and tops off this cheese festival with a lighter-than-air, Whipped Ricotta Parfait with Cherries. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Hersonisos and Ag. Nikolaos"  Eva makes a day trip to a little island with a unique history and explores a teaching museum while Chef Yianni makes kalitsounia, bakaliaros with revithia and rakomelo. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal"  By adding a few key Mexican ingredients to what you'd normally find in an all-American pantry and fridge, you get these to-die-for, lip-smacking dishes. Chicken a la Trash; Everyday Green Salad; Impossible Chocoflan. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Mediterranean Specials"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate Beef Kebabs. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Greek yogurt. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the test kitchen's secrets to perfect Greek Spinach and Feta Pie. D

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   GardenSMART visits a renovated garden that incorporates the old with the new. From garden design to planting a tree, there are lessons for gardeners young and old. Be sure to tune in. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Jerry Douglas"  As a 2004 National Heritage Fellow (America's highest honor for traditional artists) and 13-time Grammy winner, Jerry Douglas has, frankly, re-invented his instrument, playing the dobro with unprecedented speed and haunting lyricism. Starting as a teen, Douglas performed with J.D. Crowe, Emmylou Harris, the Country Gentlemen, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Elvis Costello and James Taylor, all while working as one of Nashville's most in-demand session players. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats"  One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Host Jacob Edgar explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica. Then, he meets British DJ and producer Richard Blaire, whose Sidestepper project pioneered the electrotropical trend. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Get Lost, Mr. Chips"  Alan is getting ready for the Cookie Connoisseurs Club, the most exclusive cookie appreciation club in the country, to come to Sesame Street to taste his super cookies. Alan asks Chris to distract Cookie Monster while the club meets. Chris tries, but it's too late. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Earthquake/Nursery Car"  Mom takes the kids on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert, where they meet a distant relative of Tank's, an early Ceratopsian named Penelope Protoceratops. The Conductor points out that Penelope lives in a part of the world that gets a lot of earthquakes, and sure enough, the kids experience their first quake with Penelope. Mom and the Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what to do in an earthquake, so everyone does fine. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "George and the Dragon"  FE FI FO FUM! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help.from an unexpected source! Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Rumbly Tumbly/Planet Name Game"  Rumbly Tumbly: Nick's hungry tummy is rumbling! But why do our stomachs make noises when they're hungry? A super shrunken trip into Thing One's stomach will show them the answer! They learn how chewing and stomach juices help to break down the food, and the tummy sounds are actually the stomach working. When your tummy is empty, the sounds are much louder! There's only one way to quiet Nick's rumbly tumbly. a chewy chocolate chunky chunk chip cookie! Planet Name Game: Nick and Sally have run out of things to name in the garden. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Hawaiian Monk Seal"  Create the beautiful Hawaiian monk seal using color, shading, and light.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   A viewers' favorite compilation show from past episodes on how to play signature intros and identifiable parts to memorable tunes. These include Bradley Sowash's "The Twilight Zone," five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit's "Linus And Lucy" and Karl Propst's "The Addams Family Theme." Other featured guests include David Tolley, Andy LaVerne, Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Bobby Floyd. D

4:00 pm 
Make Me  "Live Forever"  Michael Mosley seeks out people working toward the logical conclusion of modern medicine - triumph over death. At Cambridge, academic Aubrey de Grey offers prize money for the scientist who can most effectively rejuvenate aging mice. He goes to witness the application of stem cell work that is restoring vision, constructing new organs, and offers the chance of replacing body parts. Then using the latest research, some of Michael's cells are made immortal.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Japan's Killer Quake"  In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a rising death toll in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear reactor meltdowns. The facts and figures are astonishing. The March 11 earthquake was the world's fourth-largest since record keeping began in 1900 and the worst ever to shake Japan.G

7:00 pm 
Rock, Pop and Doo Wop (My Music)   Rock and pop legends Ronnie Spector (the Ronettes) and Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (Sha Na Na) team up to host this May 2010 concert event featuring 1950s and early 1960s favorites. New performances feature Spector, La La Brooks (the Crystalls), Jay Black, Len Barry and the Orlons. Footage from archives around the world return classic performances to the spotlight; they include "Get a Job" by the Silhouettes and "Book of Love" by the Monotones.G

9:00 pm 
Make Me  "Live Forever"  Michael Mosley seeks out people working toward the logical conclusion of modern medicine - triumph over death. At Cambridge, academic Aubrey de Grey offers prize money for the scientist who can most effectively rejuvenate aging mice. He goes to witness the application of stem cell work that is restoring vision, constructing new organs, and offers the chance of replacing body parts. Then using the latest research, some of Michael's cells are made immortal.G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Japan's Killer Quake"  In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a rising death toll in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear reactor meltdowns. The facts and figures are astonishing. The March 11 earthquake was the world's fourth-largest since record keeping began in 1900 and the worst ever to shake Japan.G

11:00 pm 
Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems   Can an entire landscape be changed by changing one gene in one plant or animal? Thirty years of interdisciplinary research says yes, and this film follows the scientific journey that came to that conclusion. "A Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems" is an eco-documentary that can truly change how we view the world. No longer will we see species as isolated members of ecosystems but as genetically connected members of a rich interacting community. D

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