Segment 1: Stargate Blue Hole. In a remote part of Andros Island in the Bahamas, a deep crack in the ground leads into a beautiful and stunning underwater cave system. Jonathan joins a veteran cave explorer to plumb the crystal clear water in the depths of Stargate Blue Hole. Segment 2: Sponges. A sponge might not look like much, but these simple animals with no brain or ability to move have lived on Earth for hundreds of millions of years. They can hunt prey and spawn, and Jonathan demonstrates how in this fascinating segment!
DECONSTRUCTING AN AIR SHOW ROUTINE: The world's best, Sean D. Tucker, takes us through his gut-wrenching act turn by superhuman turn. FLIGHT ATTENDANT SCHOOL: Anthony learns the hard way that a flight attendant's job is more than just serving coffee and peanuts.
BECOMING CALIFORNIA is an epic story of environmental change on America's western edge. From geologic origins hundreds of millions of years ago to present day and beyond, Becoming California takes a look at change on a grand scale. It reveals how humans' approach toward the environment dictates the nature of change, and how a shift in attitudes can foster healthy, functioning ecosystems amidst vibrant economies, sustaining not just nature, but people, too.
This week on MARKET WARRIORS, the pickers head out to Oronoco, Minnesota, to the annual Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days to find an antique toy among the more than 300 vendors scattered throughout town. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg observes the pickers as they're teamed up, men versus women, in an effort to flip an item at the market. The pickers have a chance to increase their profits by auctioning an item on eBay. Some key finds include a vintage pinball machine, a Trifari bracelet and a trolley seat. Their selected items are sent to Ken Farmer Auctions in Radford, Virginia, where they go under the hammer.
In this episode, host, Joe Lamp'l invites viewers into his own backyard as he creates a large raised bed garden from scratch, and shows tips along the way that anyone can do to create a productive garden. This episode is particularly appealing to fans of the show since it shows the beginning moments of what now serves as the main teaching and trial gardens for the series as well as other respected organizations.
In the Florida Keys, divers from around the country learn how to map shipwrecks and apply their skills on a mysterious 19th Century slave ship. When diving isn't possible, professional explorers use high-tech tools to scan objects buried beneath the seafloor.
Gary and the crew travel to Washington, DC to meet with Ethel, who started "Doggie Washerette," a self-service dog wash that aims to meet the convenience needs of urban pet owners. Then, they make their way to Chicago to visit with Nick, who began "Real Kitchen," a gourmet carry-out restaurant that prepares home-style meals with high-quality ingredients. And last, they head over to Cleveland to talk to Jason, who started "Cleveland Art," a workshop that repurposes industrial pieces into custom furniture feature cutting-edge designs.
Every weeknight, the Emmy winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
Scrambler's Best Idea - The machines wonder whose idea will win the school playtime build competition. Scrambler is sure his tree house idea is the best! When the winner is announced, Roley's Timber Trail, Scrambler can't believe it! He decides to build his tree house on his own! Scrambler sneaks off to search for the perfect tree for his tree house, and comes across the materials for the Timber Trail. Surely no one will notice if he takes just a little? Scrambler tries to build his tree house but it's much harder than he thought. The Timber Trail is almost finished but there are some things missing! Scrambler sees how upset Roley is and it's his fault! Scrambler tells Roley the truth and suggests that they could make it into a living area for the children! What a great idea! Start from Scratch - Before the team heads off to fix the old stand at the soccer field, Scoop shows Scratch how to kick a soccer ball. Bob is impressed with Scoop's skills and Scratch wants to impress Bob too! Bob puts the job stages into the right order and they get to work. Scratch finishes his part of the job early so he can practice with the soccer ball. Soon the job grinds to a halt. The soccer ball smashes into the construction, and Bob will be back any moment. Scratch sadly admits that he had prioritized his soccer ball practice over the job. Bob is impressed with Scratch for admitting wrong, making things right and for his soccer ball skills!
Clifford gets a bad case of the hiccups and that's a real problem with a dog the size of Clifford! His dog friends work together to come up with various remedies for Clifford. They are not successful and the hiccups eventually go away on their own. But Clifford expresses to his friends how good it feels to know they care so much about him./ When Jetta throws a movie-watching party, she expects everyone to do things her way which in this case means watching home- movies of herself. The other kids try their best, but are soon bored and take a vote to go outside and make their own movie with Vaz's movie camera. Jetta is encouraged to join them, but stubbornly refuses. But she soon learns that its more fun to play when everyone has a voice in deciding what to do together.
Peep goes in search of his favorite (lost) dandelion seed, and discovers that the world is full of sticky things. Beaver Boy is ready to cut down his first tree. Pocoyo: Musical Blocks - Pato gets stuck on top of a high tower.
VISIT FUN PARK: A ream of free ride tickets given to Mama at the supermarket prompts the Bear family to go to the amusement park. Brother boasts to friends and family that he'll fearlessly ride the legendary Thunderbolt roller coaster. However, when Brother sees how scary the ride actually is, he spends the rest of his day desperately trying to avoid it. The moment of reckoning for his boastful behavior comes, as Brother is about to board the dreaded ride and backs out at the last moment. PERFECT FISHING SPOT: Deciding that they're going to make Gran and Gramps' anniversary dinner special, Papa sets out to catch a prize winning fish as the main course and Mama sets out to make one of her blue ribbon pies for dessert. However one thing after the other gets in their way to the point they find themselves with no fish, no pie and no time. Ultimately it's the cubs who help Mama and Papa realize that it's not what's on the table but who comes to it that makes a dinner special.
Travel with Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest crew to Alaska for this adventure. Watch as Joel learns about a massive glacier, gets up close to a real black bear, and spots humpback and killer whales off the shore.
Sid is super excited because his Grandma is coming to school! Grandma is a nurse, so she'll be giving everyone the new flu vaccination. Sid and his friends are a little hesitant to get the shot, and they have lots of questions about the vaccination and what it does inside their bodies. Grandma and Susie team up to explain the science of how a vaccination works, and then Grandma kicks in with a special song that makes getting a vaccination super easy!
SESAME STREET has garnered more than 100 awards, including 101 Emmys, two Peabodys, four Parents' Choice Awards and an Action for Children's Television Special Achievement Award. The series delivers academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school. Since its premiere, the show's base curriculum has been set by academic research on preschoolers. Encore episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child - the cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes. In addition, "Elmo's World," which looks at the world through the eyes of a three-year-old, continues as a featured segment. Themes include birthdays, pets, teeth, families, games and more.
Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!
Today is full of celebrations! It's Caillou's birthday! He is having a party with all of his friends, and he gets a very special gift that he wanted. Caillou learns about the Chinese New Year. He even tries some Chinese delicacies, but most exciting of all, he gets to see the famous dragon dance! Also, Caillou and Grandma throw Grandpa a surprise belated birthday party! Grandpa is surprised, and very happy! After seeing Bravo the magician doing some tricks at Leo's birthday party; Caillou decides that he is Caillou the Great. With magic words, Caillou makes his magic penny and Gilbert, disappear and reappear.
A hulking new kid named Jimmy McCorkle moves in across the street and - at least it seems to Miguel and his friends - begins to bully everyone around. He kicks Miguel's soccer ball over the building, rips apart Maya's favorite video game, and commands Theo to remember his name...or else. Maya, however, is not so sure; she thinks maybe Jimmy's not so bad. When Jimmy buys Maya and Miguel's favorite bunny rabbit from the pet store, Maya decides they have to find out once and for all whether Jimmy really is a bully, or just misunderstood.
Perfectamundo isn't so perfect anymore - the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists in order to reduce the rubbish. Hacker, meanwhile, is digging through the very same heap for some mistakenly discarded seeds that will allow him to grow an army of monster plants to take over Cyberspace. Will he find the seeds before the Perfectamundians solve their trash problem? Or is the dome doomed?
Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Put the FUN in FUNctional Fitness as Suzanne Andrews guides you with an effective, doctor approved workout to increase your ability to function with real life fitness solutions for your real life challenges.
Kimball Starr is an interior designer and she is going to talk about some of the challenges of small living spaces and then present solutions for the overall look of the space, activities that the space allows and storage. Her company is Kimball Starr Interior Design. What's for lunch? The answer is Kale but what is kale? Carol Fenster is an author and nutritionist and she will explain what kale is, show various varieties and explain why it is so good for us. She'll also show how to make kale chips. Her company is Savory Palate, LLC. Shannon Bielke is a crafter and designer and she's going to show the beauty and versatility of clayboard, which can be used in many ways, from artwork, to jewelry, boxes and more. Her company is Sha & Co.
P. Allen Smith brings kids in the garden for some fun! They learn how to make flowers turn a different color, make mosaics with rocks and homemade salt dough, and assemble a birdbath for the garden. Allen takes us to the Children's Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, and the turn-of-the-century Children's Farmstead in Kansas City, Kansas. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.
In THE BEAUTY OF OIL PAINTING, husband-and-wife artists Gary and Kathwren Jenkins introduce viewers to the art of oil painting from their studio and gallery in Reno, Nevada. Gary and Kathwren's shared passion for teaching is evident as the couple calmly and confidently guide viewers step-by-step through the creation of a new painting. With palette in hand and clean canvas before them, the Jenkins use brilliant color, specific brush strokes and the wet-on-wet method to paint their trademark florals and portraits of creatures great and small.
NEWSLINE is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world.
Exploring the Island of Sark with Kira is a unique look at the last feudal state in the western world - a tiny, ruggedly beautiful island in the English Channel with only 600 contentedly car-phobic residents. Interviews include Seigneur Michael Beaumont, the feudal lord who inherited the island from his grandmother -- the infamous Dame of Sark. The program features an "improper" tea (thanks to the Americans) with a founding descendent, an interview with the island judge (who is not a lawyer), a look at the single-cell jail for drunkards, as well as demonstrations in pottery-making, chocolate-mixing, carriage driving and cave exploring. Interviews include a rocking horse carver, a water colorist and a hotel operator straight out of Fawlty Towers.
Every fairy tale has its sequel. On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his "little champion," Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed, as Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck their lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine's moody, malevolent spouse. Moray locks horns with bosses Katherine and Tom to pick a new head of ladies-wear. Will it be Denise, Clara or a dark horse?
Miss Marple befriends Mike, a charming chauffeur who recounts his romance with Ellie. Despite warnings from a gypsy woman, they plan their dream home at a local spot known as Gypsy's Acre. Not long after the young couple weds, Ellie is thrown from her horse and dies, fueling speculation of a gypsy curse. Following two more suspicious deaths, Miss Marple begins to sort out the clues, but can she solve the mystery before she finds herself in danger? Tom Hughes ("Silk") and Joanna Vanderham ("The Paradise") co-star.
As rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.
A collection of short films from around the world.
Halfway through the journey, we find the road-trippers in Washington D.C., where they interview Brittan Heller, a human rights attorney. Brittan explains her "connect-the-dots" approach to career-building, which starts off with knowing what you're passionate about and taking small steps grounded in conviction. This philosophy resonates with Ed, who realizes that every experience has the potential to shape him, regardless of whether he knows his final destination. Later, the road-trippers make their way to Philadelphia, where they interview Sal Donato, a racecar-building mechanic who owns his own shop. As a first-generation American, Sal exudes a hard-working, up-by-the-bootstraps mentality, which Olivia can relate to as the daughter of immigrants. Olivia leaves the interview feeling inspired by Sal's success story and the unquestionable joy he derives from his work. Later, after stopping to enjoy Philly Cheesesteaks, the team interviews Christine Borelli and Stacey Cruise, two women who revitalized a crime-ri