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April 28, 2012
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12:00 am 
Wild!  "Cats & Eagles: Mountain Rivals"  In the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, the black eagle rules the skies. The caracal lynx is a solitary and efficient hunter. One pair of eagles breed twice in one season and is the first pair on record to have three chicks in one brood.G

1:00 am 
Wonders of the West  "Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park"  Listed as a World Heritage Site, Yosemite's breathtaking vistas inspire and awe. From bears to trout fishing, learn about the wildlife of this area, visit with Native American Master Basket Weaver Julia Parker, and discover the rich history of Buffalo Soldiers in the park. Visit a grove of giant sequoia trees as we continue our adventure to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. D

1:30 am 
Wonders of the West  "Sonoran Desert"  For many generations, the Tohono O'odham Indians have been harvesting the fruit of the saguaro cactus and welcoming the summer monsoon rains that have been so vital to their survival. Learn the traditions of the annual harvest as we collect and prepare fruit with members of the Tohono O'odham nation. Discover the wildlife of the Sonoran Desert and join us as we learn about some of the tastier plants that grow here!. D

2:00 am 
Born Free Legacy   Joy Adamson's book Born Free caused a sensation when it was first published in March 1960. As well as topping the New York Times bestseller list, the book and its later film adaptation made a massive impact on conservation and science. The programme marks the 50th anniversary of Born Free's publication by revisiting the inspirational story of Joy and her husband George, a game warden turned wildlife observationist and author. D

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Birders, Banders & Binoculars"  They can be fierce predators and some of the gentlest of creatures. Some are rare, others are quite common; but they all have the power to bewitch and bedazzle. Birds live in a world that for us is the stuff of dreams and wonder. We take to the field to celebrate birds and the people who study, care for, and watch them.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 4/26/2012"  State revenue is up. Superintendent Tom Luna is on the road selling his ideas of computers in the classroom. Universities received tuition increases and the May primary is just a couple weeks away. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen leads a lively discussion about the state's top news stories on this month's Reporter Round up. Cartan-Hansen's guests this week are Jesse Bonner, a reporter with the Associated Press, Dan Popkey, political reporter for the Idaho Statesman and Brandon Macz, a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Greg Hahn, host of Idaho Reports will also join the panel.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D

5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Acts Up/Ronald Is In"  Martha Acts Up - Mrs. Boxwood offers Martha a part in Alice in Wonderland, and Martha is thrilled at her new chance to become a star of the stage. But when Martha finds out what she's cast as, she's horrified. Vocabulary: (E) character(s), motivat(e)(ation), portray(s), psychology, instinct(ual) (I) part, actors, play, line(s), show. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D

6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Must See TV"  Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend long. There's just one problem with his plan: sitting around and not moving would make his body feel terrible. At school Sid and his friends learn that exercising is a really fun way to stay healthy! And it makes your body feel great!. D

6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D

7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D

10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Wicked Itch"  Lisa and the gang are making a movie! Will Manny Spamboni insist on making it all about him or will he learn to collaborate with The Electric Company?. D

10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D

11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D

11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Theme Park Wham-Page/Chuck Makes A Buck"  Theme Park Wham-Page - Becky and Bob are anxiously waiting in line for their chance to ride The Coaster-- the ultimate new roller coaster ride. The Whammer's enthusiasm for chocolate hot dogs and hi-striker machines at the park could ruin a totally fun day. Will WordGirl forfeit her chance to ride the coaster in order to stop the Whammer destroying the park? Vocabulary Words: Patience, Enthusiastic. D

12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Birders, Banders & Binoculars"  They can be fierce predators and some of the gentlest of creatures. Some are rare, others are quite common; but they all have the power to bewitch and bedazzle. Birds live in a world that for us is the stuff of dreams and wonder. We take to the field to celebrate birds and the people who study, care for, and watch them.G

12:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Eat Like A Local In Los Cabos"  Ever travel to a tourist mecca and wonder what the locals eat? Rick does. So he joins his pal Hugo to find the best Mexican food in Los Cabos. Their first stop is at the municipal market in San Jose del Cabo for a quick mid-morning meal of sopes and beef soup. D

1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D

1:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Structuring Your Painting, Part 1"  This instruction starts with the importance of reference material in developing any composition. Other attributes - such as season and light source - also need to be established. Jerry then discusses the use of eye stoppers, overlapping and negative space to arrive at a proper composition and maintain interest and excitement in the painting, Jerry completes the instruction by adding some do's and don'ts, featuring a special rule of how to create an entrance into a painting. D

2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D

2:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The History and Science of Shopping"  Burt looks at the beginnings of shopping in 17th century London and the first department store in Paris. He travels to New York's Fifth Avenue and the Sotheby auctions.G

3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 4/26/2012"  State revenue is up. Superintendent Tom Luna is on the road selling his ideas of computers in the classroom. Universities received tuition increases and the May primary is just a couple weeks away. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen leads a lively discussion about the state's top news stories on this month's Reporter Round up. Cartan-Hansen's guests this week are Jesse Bonner, a reporter with the Associated Press, Dan Popkey, political reporter for the Idaho Statesman and Brandon Macz, a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Greg Hahn, host of Idaho Reports will also join the panel.G

3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Chevrolet Camaro Zl1"  Road Test: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Road Test: 2012 Volkswagen Golf R. Goss' Garage: Tires & Ride Quality. D

4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D

4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Cruising The British Virgin Islands, Caribbean"  Whether you fly, ferry, sail or motor to the islands, you be swaying like a palm in the tropical breeze by the time you depart. We'll explore the cays and bays of the BVI - snorkeling where pirates once buried treasure, climbing granite boulders at the "Baths", and hanging out with the local characters at iconic beachside watering holes. Combine all of that with learning to "pilot the ship", and you have a real adventure!. D

5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G

6:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Synder Family; Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers; Rigney Family Bluegrass. D

7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Roy Orbison"  In this 1982 performance, the late Roy Orbison performs many of his hit songs, including "Only the Lonely," "Sweet Dreams Baby," "Blue Bayou," "Crying," "Working for the Man" and "Pretty Woman." The recording has been digitally remastered and edited.G

8:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Rodelinda"  Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworth's much-heralded production, Renee Fleming reprises the title role, joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. D

11:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Tennessee Special - Round"  The singer-songwriter embodies the unique and profitable symbiotic relationship between the stars of country music and the artists responsible for crafting the words and melodies. Music Voyager invites four of Nashville's most prolific and successful songwriters for an intimate and rare performance at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Featured artists include revered singer-songwriters Buddy Miller, Darrel Scott, Elizabeth Cook and Guy Clark. D

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