NOVA | H | Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Awakening. Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. NOVA’s miniseries takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the earth to the emergence of the world we know today. | R (9) 4/11 3am Keeping Up Appearances #135 Richard’s Birthday. | R (+) 4/11 3am
9:30 KQED +
Last of the Summer Wine #2709 Lot #8. | R (+) 4/11 3:30am
10pm KQED 9
The Truth About Exercise with Michael Mosley | H | explores the new and surprising truths about exercise and why we all respond to it differently. | R (9) 4/11 4am
William and Mary #102. | R (+) 4/11 4am
Thursday 11 mid
11pm KQED 9
Globe Trekker | H | Around the World — Across America: Route 66 and Beyond. | D | R (9) 4/11 5am
Revolutionaries | q | DARPA’s Dan Kaufman. | R (9) 4/14 mid; (+) 4/11 5am, 4/13 3pm
Life in Cold Blood | H | Dragons of the Dry. A close look at iguanas and a monitor lizard helps trace the lizards’ colonization of the earth. | R (+) 4/12 2am
8:50 KQED +
Life in Cold Blood | H | Sophisticated Serpents. examines the lives of snakes, the most misunderstood group of reptiles. | R (+) 4/12 2:50am
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey | H | The Islands explores the ancient island of Crete, the island of Kos and a volcano on the island of Nisyros. | R (9) 4/12 3am
Charlie Rose | H | R (9) noon Tavis Smiley | H |
12:30 KQED +
ImageMakers | q | A Higher Power.
Repeats the previous night’s 7pm to midnight schedule.
See page 25 for program schedule.
E vening 7pm
Nightly Business Report | R (9) 4/12 1am Ask This Old House | H | Hanging a Flat Panel TV/ Controlling Insects Without Pesticides. | R (+) 4/12 1am, 4/13 11:30am
Tonight marks the 100th episode of Check, Please! Bay Area. KQED 9
9:40 KQED +
Thoroughbred is a documentary about horses and the people who breed, sell, race and love them. | R (+) 4/12 3:40am
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey | H | Mount Olympus and Beyond. The mountainous region of northern Greece is rich with ancient stories and legends. | R (9) 4/12 3:47am
Check, Please! Bay Area | H | q | #801. | R (9) 4/12 1:30am & 8:30pm, 4/13 2:30am & 9am, 4/17 1pm
10:35 KQED 9
Ask This Old House | H | Maintaining Kitchen Appliances/Installing a Rain Gutter. | R (+) 4/12 1:30am, 4/18 7pm, 4/19 1am
Above Yellowstone An aerial tour of the park showcases the Lamar Valley and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. | R (9) 4/12 4:35am
11pm KQED 9
Shattered Sky: The Battle for Energy, Economy and Environment | H | tells the story of how America led the world after scientists reported a giant hole in the ozone layer. | R (9) 4/12 5am
11:07 KQED +
Horses of the West: America’s Love Story Actress Ali MacGraw hosts an emotional portrait about horses and the people who love them. | R (+) 4/12 5:07am
Meet men and women who fly like birds. Birdmen captures their experiences in stunning aerial camera work that will bring you as close as possible to the sensation of human flight. Tonight at 8pm on KQED 9. 8pm
Join Globe Trekker for a new eightpart special that circles the globe. Wednesdays at 11pm on KQED 9.
8pm KQED +
Birdmen: The Original Dream of Flight | H | provides startling, adrenaline-filled insight into the revolutionary sport of base jumping. | R (9) 4/12 2am, 4/14 7pm, 4/15 1am
Photo: courtesy Eye Candy Animation.
Small dinosaurs at waterhole. Time for a drink.
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