WUCF TV’s schedule for Saturday, May 25
The show marks its 10th anniversary and 2000th episode.
Political and social issues are discussed.
Washington Week With Gwen Ifill
Topics include the IRS scandal and its impact on Americans’ trust in government; America’s counterterrorism and drone strategy; disaster relief; and immigration reform.
Need to Know
A look at the lives of Latino farmworkers in Salinas, Cal.
Live From Lincoln Center
Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home
Audra McDonald performs selections from her 2013 album “Go Back Home” at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.
Voces on PBS
The story of Loreta Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant to New Orleans who disguised herself as a male in order to fight in the Civil War on the side of the Confederacy. Eventually, she also spied for the Union. The documentary includes dramatic vignettes.
The Ghost Army
The story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, a top-secret World War II Army group in Europe that used rubber tanks, sound effects and illusions to trick and misdirect the enemy about the strength and location of American units.
The This Old House Hour
A visit to Japan Town in Cambridge, Mass.; a look at the exterior trim; how the clapboards are being placed in a way that will let them dry out. Also: creating a staggered shingle pattern; adding floor-warming radiant heat to the first floor.
Bob the Builder
Conclusion. Spud and Scrambler use clues to locate the Golden Hammer; Roley befriends a seagull, which became angry when the team began to lift an old ship out of the water.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
Daniel’s Sleepover; Backyard Camping
Daniel and his parents spend the night at Prince Wednesday’s castle; Daniel and O the Owl go camping in the yard with Dad Tiger.
We Otter Be Friends; Sir George and the Dragon
George is stranded when an otter swims away with Mr. Quint’s boat keys; George dreams that he’s guarding a medieval castle.
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
No Night Today; Fun in the Sun
The Cat takes the kids to the International Space Station to teach them about the solar system and Earth’s orbit around the sun. Later, with help from his pal Hilda the Hippo, he teaches them about the importance of sunscreen.
Momotaro the Peach Boy
After Pig and his brothers squabble while building a tree house, the Super Readers zoom into “Momotaro the Peach Boy,” a Japanese folk tale about a little boy whose arguments with his pals wake up an ogre.
Derek the Deinonychu; Don’s Dragonfly
Buddy, Tiny and Mom visit a family of Deinonychus dinosaurs, which have sharp toe-claws. Then a red-footed dragonfly named Howard makes a new friend.
Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Chevrolet Silverado are road tested. Also: classic restorations are discussed.
Timber Shed Finishing Touches
Work on a shed’s exterior is featured in the Season 26 finale.
This Old House
Old and New in Harmony
The concrete front walk is replaced with a bluestone design; the modifications to the replacement windows are explained; paint prep begins. Also: a shower waterproofing system.
Ask This Old House
Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet; Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door
How to install a new kitchen sink and faucet; and add insulated sidelights to a front door.
America’s Test Kitchen
A show that experiments with cooking products and techniques, and addresses culinary challenges.
Martha Stewart’s Cooking School
How to sauté. Included: dredging meat or fish in flour; cooking over high heat to achieve a golden-brown finish; making pan sauces to serve as accompaniments.
Baking with Julia
Michel Richard prepares apricot pastries and torte Milanese. Julia Child hosts.
Crab cakes with avocado sauce; oysters Madison; mussels poulette; mussels gratinee; clam fritters.
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef
Chef John Besh’s Family Table
Avocado salad and grilled tomato; salt-baked striped bass; blueberry cobbler.
Cooking With Nick Stellino
Black Cod & Sautéed Green Beans
How to make a mango-and-ginger sauce. Also: the uniqueness of black cod.
New Scandinavian Cooking
The Hallingskarvet mountain in southern Norway is visited. Included: lamb carpaccio; lamb burger; slow-cooked lamb belly; lamb sirloin.
Rick Steves’ Europe
South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry
South Ireland: Waterford to Kerry. Included: a crystal-glass factory, the Kennedy homestead and fortresses.
Rick Steves’ Europe
The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway and the Aran Islands
“The Best of West Ireland” includes a look at the Dingle peninsula, a Galway castle and a visit to the remote Aran Islands.
Part 2 of 3 in Seattle features a circa 1964 “Star Trek” script and pitch letter; a Civil War-era dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends. Also: World’s Fair posters are discussed during a visit to the Space Needle.
Hunt for the Supertwister
“The Hunt for the Supertwister” follows University of Oklahoma scientists as they crisscross the Great Plains looking for reasons why tornadoes form so they can predict them more accurately. They’re seen getting up close and personal with twisters.
The White Lions
The experiences of two white-lion-cub sisters in South Africa’s Kruger National Park are chronicled. Due to their inability to blend in with their surroundings, the critters face a tougher life than tawny offspring: catching game becomes more difficult.
The Lawrence Welk Show
Something About a Hometown Band
Songs include “Ding Dong Daddy,” “Keep a Little Sunshine in Your Heart” “Oh Johnny” and “My North Dakota Home.”
Keeping Up Appearances
Richard receives a big surprise on his birthday when Hyacinth gets him skis. Violet: Anna Dawson. Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge. Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes.
Keeping Up Appearances
Country Estate Sale
Hyacinth and Richard engage in a bidding war at an auction. Meanwhile, a woman claims to be engaged to Hyacinth’s father. Daisy: Judy Cornwell. Rose: Mary Millar. Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes.
Are You Being Served?
Shoulder to Shoulder
Tempers flare when ladies’ fashions and menswear have to share counters temporarily. Mr. Humphries: John Inman. Mrs. Slocombe: Mollie Sugden. Mr. Grainger: Arthur Brough. Mr. Lucas: Trevor Bannister.
I Talk to the Trees
The Goods decide to improve plant growth by playing music—just as Margo is running for the presidency of her music club. Margo: Penelope Keith. Tom: Richard Briers.
The Moral Dimension
A visit to the Persian Gulf provides Hacker with his first taste of Middle Eastern politics. Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne. Woolley: Derek Fowlds.
Gareth (Lenny Henry) plots revenge against his boss and reacquaints himself with a former flame at a wedding reception held in the restaurant. Everton: Roger Griffiths.
Austin City Limits
Radiohead perform songs from its 2011 “The King of Limbs” album in the Season 38 premiere.