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Thursday, July 28
Jul 28 12:00am Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special
(55 min)

This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career.

Jul 28, 12:55am IN Close
Primary Elections: Who Cares? You Should (3 min)

Only about 30% of King County registered voters bother to vote in the primary elections. This year's primary election is on August 2nd. Will voters choose vacation over voting? Do the primaries even matter? KCTS 9 examines what's at stake on the ballot.

Jul 28, 1:00am Eat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, Md
(1 hour 58 min)

Cut through the hype and get the facts you need to lose weight and lower blood pressure and cholesterol without drugs. Dr. Fuhrman provides the latest research that sets you on the path to recovery even if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

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Jul 28, 3:00am Charlie Rose
Charlie Rose
(56 min)
Jul 28, 3:59am Earth's Natural Wonders
Wonders of Water (56 min)

See wonders created by the grand and unpredictable power of water, including Victoria Falls, where men risk death to reach fishing pools; the Camargue, where man vs. bull; and ocean reefs, where a guardian seeks a manta ray to help save the species.

Jul 28, 4:56am IN Close
Ancient Mariners (3 min)

Aging seniors find strength and friendship through rowing.

Jul 28, 5:00am BBC World News
BBC World News
(28 min)
Jul 28, 5:30am Martha Bakes
One-Bowl Desserts (26 min)

Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam.

Thursday, July 28
Jul 28, 5:00am BBC World News
BBC World News
(28 min)
Jul 28, 5:30am Martha Bakes
One-Bowl Desserts (26 min)

Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam.

Jul 28, 6:00am Arthur
Arthurs Toy Trouble/Spar for the Course (28 min)

It's a race to the toy store after Arthur realizes he may have given away his chance at two million dollars! Who knew a defective swamp monster action figure could be so valuable? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that value is in the eye of the beholder. The new 18th hole at the mini golf course will be a tribute to musical instruments! No wait, an alien moon odyssey! No, a ride through the country! Unless Muffy, Buster, and Binky learn to comprise, they'll be stuck with another boring windmill... Educational Objective: Buster, Muffy, and Binky learn about collaboration.

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Jul 28, 6:30am Odd Squad
Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd/Failure to Lunch (28 min)

Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd - When things in town get covered in jam, the agents turn to Odd Todd for help. Curriculum: Solving codes using patterns and addition. Failure to Lunch - When the agents go to lunch, they struggle to relax and ignore the oddness. Curriculum: Measurement.

Jul 28, 7:00am Wild Kratts
To Touch A Hummingbird (28 min)

Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!

Jul 28, 7:30am Ready Jet Go!
Tour of the Solar System/Jet Cooks Dinner (28 min)

"Tour of the Solar System" - Jet attempts to play the "Solar System" game with Sean, Sydney, and Mindy, but the kids don't quite understand which planets go where. Celery, Jet's mom, takes them on a tour of the solar system and introduces each of the eight planets. Curriculum: The sun is at the center of our solar system, and everything else revolves around it. The sun, planets, dwarf planets, moons, and different kinds of space rocks like asteroids and comets are all part of our solar system. "Jet Cooks Dinner" - Sydney, Mindy, Sunspot, and Sean help Jet cook a classic meal from Bortron 7 for his parents, Celery and Carrot. After some funny attempts, the kids find that using the Scientific Method works best to get the meal done in time. Curriculum: "Failure is not the opposite of success; failure is a stepping stone to success." This attitude can be applied to cooking as well as scientific discoveries!

Jul 28, 8:00am Nature Cat
Tally Ho! A Rainbow/Travelin' Seeds (28 min)

Tally Ho! A Rainbow - After a rainstorm (Nature Cat is sure glad it's over!) Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny who just loves rainbows! But finding a rainbow is easier said than done, as the four friends trek all over in search of it! Travelin' Seeds - When Daisy finds a beautiful flower in her garden that she didn't plant, it's up to Nature Cat and his pals to find out where the flower came from. Their investigation leads them through the park and into the woods where the clues show them that seeds can actually travel far distances and grow where they land.

Jul 28, 8:30am Curious George
Red Planet Monkey/Tortilla Express (28 min)

Red Planet Monkey - George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls? Or was it all just a wonderful dream? Tortilla Express - When the grocer runs out of masa (cornmeal), George and Marco are worried they won't be able to make Marco's famous tortillas for his abuela's birthday. Thankfully, Uncle Enrique makes it his mission to find the key ingredient. During their ride on the "Tortilla Express," all three learn where masa comes from and how it gets from the farm to Marco's table.

Jul 28, 9:00am Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
So Many Feelings/Daniel's Many Feelings (28 min)

So Many Feelings - Daniel is playing at school with Katerina and Prince Wednesday, but Prince Wednesday won't stop pretending to be a scary bear. That makes Daniel feel mad...but he's surprised to learn that Katerina and Prince Wednesday don't feel the same way. Daniel realizes the importance of sharing how you feel with your friends. Daniel's Many Feelings - Daniel is helping Dad with errands around the Neighborhood and Daniel identifies his many feelings as the day unfolds. It's amazing how many different things you can feel in one day! Strategy: It helps to say what you're feeling.

Jul 28, 9:30am Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Super Daniel!/Play Pretend (28 min)

Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. Daniel and Miss Elaina have fun pretending the box is a space ship and a jungle boat, but O the Owl just sees a big cardboard box. With a little help from his friends, O discovers how much fun it is to pretend!

Jul 28, 10:00am Sesame Street
Good Vibrations (28 min)

Abby wants to join Bob's music class and learns all about how sound is made with Bob and Grover.

Jul 28, 10:30am Peg + Cat
The Bermuda Triangle Problem/The Breeze in the Branches (28 min)

The Bermuda Triangle Problem - Bermuda. While on their beach vacation, Peg, Cat and the Pig tumble through a portal to a bizarre triangular universe. The Breeze in the Branches - Idyllic glade. The Toad brings Peg and Cat to the forest where he grew up and introduces him to his old friends, and his old patterns.

Jul 28, 11:00am Dinosaur Train
Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis (28 min)

Have You Heard About the Herd? - Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! Ernie introduces the Pteranodons to a herding game that makes even Mrs. Pteranodon put on her game face! Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well!

Jul 28, 11:30am Dinosaur Train
Erma Eoraptor/Under The Volcano (28 min)

Erma Eoraptor - Buddy, Tiny, and Mrs. Pteranodon go on an expedition to find Erma Eoraptor, a member of the first species of dinosaur that ever lived. They venture off the beaten paths in the Triassic to find Erma, and then bring her back for a ride on the Dinosaur Train! Under the Volcano - Tiny, Buddy, and Mr. Pteranodon take the Dinosaur Train to Volcano Valley to see the local volcano. The sight is so spectacular, they go back for the rest of the family only to discover they've already gone to see the volcano! The merry mix-up concludes as the whole family meets up to marvel at the sight of Mt. Smoky erupting.

Jul 28, 12:00pm Super WHY!
The Ugly Duckling (28 min)

Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect! Educational Objectives: To learn about practice and persistence, play with the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Jul 28, 12:30pm Thomas & Friends
Going Underground (28 min)

Marion and the Pipe - One day while repairing an embankment, Marion strikes something hard and insists it must be the mast of a Viking ship. It looks like a water pipe to Thomas, but Marion is adamant that it isn't. The next day Thomas notices flooding near the bank. Marion has to admit her mistake and help prevent an accident. Educational Objectives: demonstrating responsibility, teamwork, helping others, expressing thanks. Missing Gator - Percy misses his friend Gator and keep thinking about the good times they had together. Percy is sad, so the other engines advise him to keep busy to take his mind off it. Percy rushes about trying to keep busy, but he loses control of some trucks. The trucks roll into an old mine. Percy is too frightened to go in after them until he remembers what Gator taught him about being brave! Educational Objectives: being aware of others' feelings, being helpful, being a good friend.

Jul 28, 1:00pm Sesame Street
Good Vibrations (28 min)

Abby wants to join Bob's music class and learns all about how sound is made with Bob and Grover.

Jul 28, 1:30pm The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
Sniff and Seek/Aye Aye! (28 min)

Sniff and Seek - Nick's most favourite smell is chocolate chip cookies! But what is Sally's? She's not sure. What better way to find out than by playing sniff and seek with a skunk! Cat introduces Nick and Sally to Whiffy, and in the adventure of finding Sally's favourite smell they discover how good Whiffy is at protecting himself with his very own special smell. Aye Aye! - Nick and Sally are making Halloween masks, but they want to make them really scary. Cat takes them to meet Aiya, the Aye Aye, in the forest of Spookywoowoo. Aiya shows them, that even though he may look scary - his big ears, huge eyes and long fingers help him to find food. And now Nick and Sally know just how to make their masks scary!

Jul 28, 2:00pm Curious George
Submonkey/Double-O Monkey Tracks Trouble (28 min)

When Professor Pizza's birthday present is dragged away by a strong ocean current, George volunteers to take an undersea adventure in a monkey-sized submarine to retrieve it. Can the curious little monkey locate a small package at the bottom of the ocean or will Pizza's present be forever lost at sea? Double-Oh-Monkey takes on his most important case yet - to prevent Steve's well-intentioned (but always disastrous) "good luck present" from ruining Betsy's dance recital! Using his super spy skills and all five of his senses, George tracks down Steve and discovers...a bucket of wet paint?! Can George warn Betsy in time? Or will her dance recital get a splash of color?

Jul 28, 2:30pm Curious George
Red Planet Monkey/Tortilla Express (28 min)

Red Planet Monkey - George is thrilled to visit Pizza and Einstein's Space Center to help solve a problem with the Mars rover. But a sleepy monkey falls asleep and wakes to discover that he and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Mars! Can the curious little monkey figure out what's been gumming up the rover's controls? Or was it all just a wonderful dream? Tortilla Express - When the grocer runs out of masa (cornmeal), George and Marco are worried they won't be able to make Marco's famous tortillas for his abuela's birthday. Thankfully, Uncle Enrique makes it his mission to find the key ingredient. During their ride on the "Tortilla Express," all three learn where masa comes from and how it gets from the farm to Marco's table.

Jul 28, 3:00pm Doc Martin
Doc Martin
Facta Non Verba (45 min)

After Martin and Louisa tell Dr. Timoney about their failed date night, she questions their ultimate compatibility. She asks them if it is time they recognize that perhaps they are not meant to be together: something for them to go and think about. Martin has new neighbors: Erica the new Art Teacher at Portwenn school has moved in with her daughter, Bernie. Though Louisa is happy to finally have found a permanent teacher, this proves to be short lived when Erica wants to try out some rather alternative ideas on the children. Penhale manages to protect everyone after a car accident outside the school, and Louisa is very surprised when the victim of the crash turns out to be Dr. Timoney. Penhale is happy to finally have his crime-stopping talents recognized, but is confused when he is offered a transfer to Exeter, particularly as this will mean leaving Janice behind, even though he hasn't quite managed to ask her out yet. Martin discovers that his new neighbour is both noisy and rather accident-prone, and thinks nothing of calling on the doctor next door. Bert, his whisky dream now in tatters, decides to go back to something he knows, and becomes a handyman, though even this doesn't really prove worthwhile when his first customer, Erica, has an accident and he has to call Martin in to help. Louisa and Martin are intrigued when Dr. Timoney invites them for an additional therapy session she might just have worked out an answer to the question of their relationship.

Jul 28, 3:49pm IN Close
Spirit of Rowing on the Duwamish River (4 min)

Operating out of two shipping containers along the banks of the industrial Duwamish river in Seattle's South Park neighborhood, Michael Merta founded the Duwamish Rowing Club in 2011 to share his love of rowing with residents young and old. On July 8th, 2016 the club held the first ever regatta on the Duwamish River, showcasing the spirit and life of an often forgotten stretch of river and community.

Jul 28, 4:00pm Castles: Britain's Fortified History
Defense of the Realm (50 min)

How castle ruins took on a unique appeal, embodying a nostalgia for an age of chivalry.

Jul 28, 4:50pm IN Close
Making The Boats That Win (6 min)

The Pocock Racing Shell company has been in business for 105 years, and still makes boats that crews row to victory in regattas and Olympics.

Friday, July 29
Jul 28, 5:00pm PBS NewsHour & NPR Convention Coverage
Democratic National Convention (2 hours 58 min)

Tune in for gavel-to-gavel primetime coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff co-anchor for PBS NewsHour in partnership with NPR. Coverage will also be available via live streaming.

Jul 28, 8:00pm Doc Martin
Doc Martin
Facta Non Verba (45 min)

After Martin and Louisa tell Dr. Timoney about their failed date night, she questions their ultimate compatibility. She asks them if it is time they recognize that perhaps they are not meant to be together: something for them to go and think about. Martin has new neighbors: Erica the new Art Teacher at Portwenn school has moved in with her daughter, Bernie. Though Louisa is happy to finally have found a permanent teacher, this proves to be short lived when Erica wants to try out some rather alternative ideas on the children. Penhale manages to protect everyone after a car accident outside the school, and Louisa is very surprised when the victim of the crash turns out to be Dr. Timoney. Penhale is happy to finally have his crime-stopping talents recognized, but is confused when he is offered a transfer to Exeter, particularly as this will mean leaving Janice behind, even though he hasn't quite managed to ask her out yet. Martin discovers that his new neighbour is both noisy and rather accident-prone, and thinks nothing of calling on the doctor next door. Bert, his whisky dream now in tatters, decides to go back to something he knows, and becomes a handyman, though even this doesn't really prove worthwhile when his first customer, Erica, has an accident and he has to call Martin in to help. Louisa and Martin are intrigued when Dr. Timoney invites them for an additional therapy session she might just have worked out an answer to the question of their relationship.

Jul 28, 8:50pm IN Close
Primary Elections: Who Cares? You Should (3 min)

Only about 30% of King County registered voters bother to vote in the primary elections. This year's primary election is on August 2nd. Will voters choose vacation over voting? Do the primaries even matter? KCTS 9 examines what's at stake on the ballot.

Jul 28, 8:59pm New Tricks
In Vino Veritas (1 hour)

The arrest of a Turkish barmaid working in London illegally reopens the cold case of a landlord who died in in a suspected arson attack on his City pub. Gerry and Steve take a trip out to a vineyard in Kent while Griffin indulges his passion for fruit machines and when Miller decides to get the boys match fit for a charity football match it proves more difficult than she imagined.

Jul 28, 10:05pm Masterpiece Mystery!
Foyle's War, Series VII: The Eternity Ring (1 hour 26 min)

"Foyle's War, Series VII." Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks return in three episodes of this detective series. Set in post-war 1946-47, Foyle (Kitchen) and his loyal friend Sam (Weeks) find themselves adjusting to a new era of secrets, intelligence and security as their worlds shift into those of MI5. With one war ended, a new one is looming as the iron curtain falls across Europe. Suspecting that British atomic research has been infiltrated, MI5 asks Foyle to investigate the possibility of a Russian spy network in the heart of London. During his inquiry, Foyle learns that his former driver, Sam, has been working for one of the possible suspects. Could she be involved?

Jul 28, 11:32pm Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope
Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 2 (26 min)

Joseph continues his Taiwan Rail Adventure. As he rides the rail system he finds natural and cultural adventures that entertain, educate and enchant the traveler. Along with Taiwan's natural beauty, cultural richness and colorful history, Joseph learns that rather than demolish the old, the Taiwanese are repurposing outdated train stations, rail lines and the remnants of industries the rails once supported in order to serve Taiwan's ever-growing and changing population in new ways. It only goes to prove that there is, indeed, no end to the surprising, enlightening, exhilarating and heart-warming experiences that can be had when visiting this beautiful island nation.