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May 6, 2012
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12:00 am 
Lennon Sisters: Same Song, Separate Voices   Join the Lennon Sisters, television's greatest sister act, for this joyful and exuberant song filled career retrospective based on their bestselling autobiography "Same Song Separate Voices." This all new musical documentary is a celebration of the Lennon Sisters 55th anniversary in show business and a dazzling journey through the great American songbook of the classic pop hits of the 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond.G

1:00 am 
Front Row Center  "T-Bone Burnett Presents: The Secret Sisters w/ Elvis Costello and Jakob Dylan"  The Secret Sisters, singing siblings Laura and Lydia Rogers, showcase their beautiful harmonies and classic country/folk sound in a supper club atmosphere performing originals from their recent self-titled album as well as some of their favorite covers. They are joined by legendary guests T-Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello and Jakob Dylan. D

2:00 am 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Infiniti Jx"  Road Test: 2013 Infiniti JX. Road Test: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8/Charger SRT8. Goss' Garage: Underhood & Undercar Gadgets. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bugs to the Rescue/Sheep's First Bike Ride"  Bugs to the Rescue - Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it! Ant elicits the help of his insect WordFriends Bug, Bee and Fly to rescue Dog and save the day. Sheep's First Bike Ride - Bear and Sheep both learn to build the word "bike," and Sheep learns how to ride one for the first time in her life. In both cases, it just takes some perseverance. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Humpty Dumpty"  Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement.G

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Miranda Lambert/Jeff Bridges"  The multiple award-winning Lambert performs her greatest hits, followed by actor Bridges in his music television debut.G

7:00 am 
America Revealed  "Made in the U.S.A."  America remains the number one manufacturing nation in the world, and Yul Kwon meets the men and women who create the world's best and most iconic products. He also explores the notion of nuts and bolts evolving into the ideas and information underlying a new economy. Part 4 of 4G

8:00 am 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Silver Falls State Park, Sharp-tailed Grouse, House Spiders"  SHARP-TAILED GROUSE - Once extinct in Oregon, the Columbian sharp-tailed grouse is making a comeback in Wallowa county. HOUSE SPIDERS - We enter the lair of the spider to learn alot more about the fierce predators that invade our homes. SILVER FALLS STATE PARK - Take a leisurely seven mile hike and see oneof the greatest collections of waterfalls in Oregon. D

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   In Fort Collins, Colorado, Calvin, Tina, and Vanessa stop to have a pint with Jennifer Orgolini, Sustainability Director, and Bryan Simpson, Media Relations Director, of New Belgium Brewing Company. The team then proceeds to Kansas City to interview Greg Carroll, CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Across town, they are also able to connect with Michelle Dreher, printmaker, owner, and operator of Two Tone Press. D

10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, Ga - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta. Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword, originally belonging to the guest's great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Part 3 of 3G

11:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G

12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Emperors of Antarctica"  The camera follows the Emperor penguin's breeding cycle in the hostile environment of Antarctica where the males take over the grueling, four-month vigil of egg-warming through the winter darkness.G

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories"  Trekker Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. Then chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this month's "HELP WANTED" edition, Need to Know explores "The View From Main Street" - how one small town in Washington state is coping with the economic crisis; An interview with Joshua Foust, a Fellow at the American Security Project, a columnist for The Atlantic, and a contributor to the Need to Know website, about the state of the war in Afghanistan and current U.S. exit strategy; From Need to Know's "American Voices" series, Dan Savage, a nationally syndicated sex advice columnist and co-creator of the "It Gets Better" project, a social media movement which helps prevent suicide among LGBT youth, looks at the effects on the military since "Don't Ask Don't Tell" was repealed. D

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pacific Crest Trail/Bug Chicks"  A father-daughter team hikes the more than 2,600 miles of Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada in a single summer. Then two entomologists want people to think differently about bugs.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G

6:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G

7:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G

8:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G

9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, Ga - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta. Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword, originally belonging to the guest's great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Part 3 of 3G

10:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G

11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G

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