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12:30 amRick Steves' Delicious Europe

In RICK STEVES' DELICIOUS EUROPE, America's favorite travel guide Rick Steves savors classic European cuisine - from garlicky snails and handmade mozzarella to savory bouillabaisse, hearty wurst and other regional specialties. He also dines on gourmet tapas in Galicia, visits a cozy trattoria in Rome, tastes the catch of th...

1:00 amSky Island

Narrated by actress Meryl Streep, "Sky Island" features the volcanic Jemez Mountains in Northern New Mexico -- a range of mountains that rises up from the desert and is isolated from other mountains and surrounded by a desert sky.

1:30 amArchitect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour

Embark on a voyage through the career of architect Michael Graves and the influences that shaped him. Geoffrey Baer hosts.

2:00 amCuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War

Explore the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962, when the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. In the first major feature documentary on the subject, the film brings to life the three central characters — Kennedy, Castro and Khrushchev — and explores how the world’s most powerful men fell i...

3:00 amIndependent Lens Love Free or Die

Faith, love, homosexuality and church collide as Gene Robinson becomes the first openly gay bishop.

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow Louisville, Ky

Host Mark L. Walberg welcomes ANTIQUES ROADSHOW viewers to Louisville, Kentucky, home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby. It's also the birthplace of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, and Walberg and appraiser Mike Gutierrez head for the Muhammad Ali Center to talk about collecting memorabilia of the former World Heavyweight Cham...

5:00 amGED Connection Fractions

This program on fractions is the fifth of 13 programs within the mathe matics section of the series GED Connection. This episode explains the concept and many applications of fractions to make them more understa ndable and useful to adult learners who may have been previously intim idated by them. It explains a fraction as ...

5:30 amGED Connection Ratio, Proportion and Percent

This program on Ratio, Proportion and Percent is the sixth of 13 progr ams on mathematics and the 32nd of 39 programs overall in the series, GED Connection. Many guests from various disciplines are featured in r oll-ins to explain the basics and how that knowledge is useful in diff erent jobs or settings. Ratios are fractio...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Reading For A Purpose

Purposes and strategies for workplace reading.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Finding What You Need: Forms and Charts

The role and importance of accuracy; locating specifics.

7:00 amCurious George Up A Tree / Curious George and the Trash

When George tires of table manners and house rules, he decides to build a tree house in the country yard - a nest of his own where using his feet to eat corn on the cob and to paint on the walls would be perfectly acceptable. Also: Just as he is preparing to have his new driver's license photo taken, The Man with the Yellow...

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Many Ants Make Light Work / Nest Best Thing

Nick and Sally learn the value of teamwork on a visit to an ant colony. Later, the Cat introduces them to Mrs. Robin, who teaches them how to build a bird's nest.

8:00 amSuper WHY! Peter Rabbit

The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny.

8:30 amDinosaur Train Long Claws / Tank's Sleep Over

Buddy learns about the Therizinosaurus family's colossal claws. Also: Tank doesn't want to go to sleep when he stays the night with the Pteranodons.

9:00 amSesame Street Figure It Out Baby

Alan and Telly use the internet to learn how to construct a guitar for their favorite singer, LMNOP.

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood A Trip to the Enchanted Garden / A Trip to the Crayon Factory

The Tiger family visits the Enchanted Garden's strawberry patch. Daniel takes a fun trip to the factory to see how crayons are made.

10:30 amSid the Science Kid Grandma's Glasses

Sid tries on Grandma's glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma's glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her.

11:00 amWordWorld Duck's First Sleepover / One Hat Fits All

Duck is nervous about attending his first sleepover party because it's the first time he won't be sleeping in his nest. Also: Sheep loses her magician's hat on a windy day.

11:30 amBarney & Friends Bop 'til You Drop / The Sleepless Sleepover

Baby Bop becomes bossy when everyone plays with her. Melanie is scared about camping outside.

12:00 pmCaillou Caillou Cares

Caillou's Cricket: Caillou inadvertently brings a cricket in the house and decides it'll be fun to keep it as a pet. When the cricket gets loose and Caillou goes on a wild-cricket hunt, he's suddenly able to see things from the cricket's perspective...and decides to put the cricket back outside where it belongs. Educational...

12:30 pmSuper WHY! The Swan Maiden

Red hides Little Boy Blue's horn so their play date won't end, spurring Super Why and friends to fly into the story of "Swan Lake," where they help the Swan Maiden retrieve her feathers so she can return home.

1:00 pmClifford the Big Red Dog Food for Thought / Friends 4Ever

Ads for a new dog food influence Clifford and his friends. Also: News of an old buddy's upcoming visit makes T-Bone recall his days as a puppy.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Long Claws / Tank's Sleep Over

Buddy learns about the Therizinosaurus family's colossal claws. Also: Tank doesn't want to go to sleep when he stays the night with the Pteranodons.

2:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Many Ants Make Light Work / Nest Best Thing

Nick and Sally learn the value of teamwork on a visit to an ant colony. Later, the Cat introduces them to Mrs. Robin, who teaches them how to build a bird's nest.

2:30 pmCurious George Up A Tree / Curious George and the Trash

When George tires of table manners and house rules, he decides to build a tree house in the country yard - a nest of his own where using his feet to eat corn on the cob and to paint on the walls would be perfectly acceptable. Also: Just as he is preparing to have his new driver's license photo taken, The Man with the Yellow...

3:00 pmArthur The 'A' Team / Emily Swallows a Horse

Francine and Brain learn a lesson about winning after they're asked to join a traveling soccer team. And, Emily lies to D.W. about a ball.

3:30 pmWordGirl Slumber Party Pooper / Line Lessons With Lady Redun

Becky finally convinces her parents to let her have her first slumber party. Then, It's the last straw when someone cuts Beatrice Bixby in line.

4:00 pmWild Kratts Bugs or Monkeys?

A miniaturized Martin wants to check out insects in the rainforest, but Chris wants to investigate the world of the Spider monkey. Chris wins when he puts mini" Martin in his backpack and heads off through the treetops. Science Concept: Anatomy, locomotion (brachiation - arm swinging)."

4:30 pmThe Electric Company Goodnight Robot

The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Alice Twinkle Toes / Martha Fails the Course

Alice secretly wishes she could take ballet lessons. Martha decides she wants to be an agility dog.

5:30 pmCyberchase Snow Day to Be Exact

The kids discover the power and speed of estimation when Hacker causes cyberworld to freeze over!

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

On-air and online, the PBS NewsHour provides in-depth analysis of current national and international events.

7:00 pmIl Volo We Are Love

Fall in love with Il Volo, the young tenor trio that has won hearts across America with exquisite vocals, in this live concert of love songs filmed in Miami Beach. Il Volo performs "Questo Amore,"¯ "I Bring You to My Senses," "We Are Love" and other songs in Spanish, English, Italian and French.

8:30 pmBurt Bacharach's Best

Celebrate legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach, with host Robert Wagner introducing archival performances by the original artists who made the music famous, including Dionne Warwick ("Walk On By," "I Say a Little Prayer"), B.J. Thomas ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"), The Carpenters ("Close to You"), The Fifth Dimension...

10:00 pmJoe Bonamassa: An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House

The blues rock guitarist and singer performs an acoustic concert in the iconic Vienna Opera House.

11:30 pmIs It Me or My Hormones? with Marcelle Pick

In her new public television program, Is It Me or My Hormones? Marcelle takes viewers through the basic science of how hormones affect our body, mind, and emotions. She shows us that suffering due to hormonal imbalance is simply not necessary, and she provides us with an easy solution to overcome hormonal symptoms, includin...

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