wkar TV Schedule

Saturday, December 20
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Program
9:00 AM
Sesame Street
“The Shape-O-Bots”
While playing Shape-O-Bots, Telly, Elmo and Rosita help Andy Samberg, who needs an octagon, a pentagon and a rhombus.
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9:30 AM
Biz Kid$
“Budgeting Basics”
Money management is discussed. Included: gaining control of spending and expenses.
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10:00 AM
SciGirls
“Dolphin Dive”
Two girls study bottle-nosed dolphins at a research center.
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10:30 AM
Signing Time!
“Nice to Meet You”
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11:00 AM
Curious Crew
Host Robert Stephenson teaches middle-school aged kids about the principles of balance and stability.
11:30 AM
Music Voyager
“Israel: Voices From the Desert”
A tour of Israel features singer-songwriter Idan Raichel; Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade; Arab-Jew singer-songwriter Ravid Kahalani; Ethiopian immigrant-singer Cabra Casey; and Palestinian-Israeli singer and actress Mira Awad.
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12:00 PM
Rick Steves' Europe
“Amsterdam”
Amsterdam is toured.
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12:30 PM
Victory Garden's edibleFeast
“Minnesota”
The Season 36 premiere visits an organic farm in Minnesota that's owned by former Laotian refugees; a sustainable farm run by a young couple; and a farm that grows tomatoes and basil by trellising. Also: two dishes inspired by Laotian food and duck eggs.
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1:00 PM
A Chef's Life
“Blueberries and Boiling Over”
The Season 2 premiere finds Vivian and Ben opening a burger-oyster bar called the Boiler Room. Vivian also simmers with stress from staffing issues, testing new menu concepts and deciding what to do with 500 pounds of blueberries.
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1:30 PM
A Chef's Life
“Shrimp Sells”
Vivian and Ben head to the beach for their summer vacation. Vivian also visits a fish camp, where she learns about fresh shrimp; and, after they return to Kinston, the two prepare to open their second restaurant, the Boiler Room.
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2:00 PM
A Chef's Life
“R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Butterbean”
Vivian seeks to make a veggie burger for the Boiler Room, but finds that her first choice for an ingredient, the butter bean, may not work due to a soggy spring that impacted the crop.
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2:30 PM
A Chef's Life
“Don't Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me”
Part 1 of 2. Vivian, Ben, and the Chef and the Farmer staff prepare a luncheon for 400 attendees at the Southern Foodways Alliance symposium in Oxford, Miss.
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3:00 PM
A Chef's Life
“Don't Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me!”
Conclusion. Vivian, Ben and the Chef and the Farmer staff prepare a luncheon for 400 attendees at the Southern Foodways Alliance symposium in Oxford, Miss.
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3:30 PM
A Chef's Life
“Apples”
Vivian returns from Mississippi; visits an heirloom apple tree collector who grows 800 varieties; and plants a southern apple tree on the Deep Run property.
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4:00 PM
A Chef's Life
“The Fish Episode, Y'all”
Vivian learns the rules to making Eastern North Carolina fish stew, which include using whole hog bacon and resisting the urge to stir. She also goes on an Emerald Isle fishing trip.
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4:30 PM
A Chef's Life
“Obviously, It's Pecans”
Vivian feels the stress of running the restaurant while preparing for her family's Thanksgiving feast. She also accompanies Ms. Scarlett to Ms. Scarlett's family farm to see the source their pecans and, while there, has a run-in with a wild boar.
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5:00 PM
A Chef's Life Holiday Special
Vivian Howard creates a Southern holiday feast based on her family's Christmas and Hanukkah traditions. She also learns that mistletoe is traditionally shot out of pecan trees; leads a "tacky sweater night" at her restaurant; and celebrates Hanukkah.
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6:00 PM
The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2014
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson host the 92nd annual national Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Performers include Wilson, Fifth Harmony, Patti LaBelle, Steve Miller, Ne-Yo, Nico & Vinz, the Tenors and Chely Wright. From President's Park in Washington, D.C.
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7:00 PM
The Lawrence Welk Show
“Christmas”
A Christmas celebration from 1966. Included: "Jingle Bells"; "Doll Dance"; "Star Carol"; "Frosty the Snowman"; and "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus." Bobby Burgess hosts.
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8:00 PM
Antiques Roadshow
“Junk in the Trunk 4”
Conclusion. Items include 1898 Mardi Gras invitations; Julia Child's copper pans, ca. 1960, that were used on her TV show; and a German violin with a Sartory bow.
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9:00 PM
Doc Martin
“Sickness and Health”
In the Season 6 premiere, Portwenn is abuzz with the news that Doc and Louisa are planning to marry.
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9:00 PM
Doc Martin
“Sickness and Health”
In the series 6 premiere, Portwenn is abuzz with the news that Doc and Louisa are planning to marry.
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10:00 PM
SPY
“Codename: Citizen Lame”
Marcus works retail; the Examiner receives his appraisal.
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10:30 PM
The Red Green Show
“Guest Elephant”
Red is upset with Harold for booking an elephant on the show.
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11:00 PM
Austin City Limits
“Tom Waits”
A classic Tom Waits performance from December 1978 is replayed. The featured songs include: "Burma Shave," "Annie's Back in Town," "I Wish I Was in New Orleans (In the Ninth Ward)."
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