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Channel 5
9:05 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Frogs: The Thin Green Line

Large-scale die-offs of frogs, some of the most diverse and charismatic creatures on earth, have prompted scientists to take desperate measures to try to save those they can.
Courtesy of Andrew Young/©2009 WNET.ORG

An examination of the extinction threat faced by frogs, which have hopped on Earth for some 250 million years and are a crucial cog in the ecosystem. Scientists believe they've pinpointed a cause for the loss of many of the amphibians: the chytrid fungus.

Airs Wednesday, at 7pm on Channel 5.

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Channel 5
8:39 am
Mon August 6, 2012

History Detectives

HISTORY DETECTIVES Eduardo Pagán and toy expert Norman Joplin investigate whether these toy soldiers once belonged to a Nazi spy.
Courtesy of Tierney Bonini

Whether a picture frame was made from the staircase banister of the Titanic or Lusitania; whether Woolworth signs are from the 1960 Winston-Salem, N.C., lunch-counter sit-ins; whether the father of a man's childhood friend was a Nazi spy.

Airs Tuesday, at 7pm on Channel 5.

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Channel 5
8:29 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Antiques Roadshow: Tucson, AZ

Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for WGBH

Part 1 of 3 in Tucson includes an ornate saddle; two Picasso-designed vases purchased in France; and a court affidavit submitted by Jimmy Carter to the state of Maine during his 1976 presidential bid.

Airs Monday, at 7pm on Channel 5.

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On Point
11:20 am
Wed August 1, 2012

On Point: Former Red Raiders at Olympics

Did you know that 4 former Red Raiders are competing in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London? Chancellor Kent Hance discusses those athletes and more in this week's On Point. 

Channel 5
4:44 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

ACL: The Head and the Heart/Gomez

Seattle’s the Head and the Heart performs tunes from its self-titled debut LP.
Courtesy of Scott Newton for KLRU

Fresh and seasoned indie rock hits the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage with the Head and the Heart and Gomez. Seattle’s the Head and the Heart performs tunes from its self-titled debut LP. British veterans Gomez follow with their eclectic modern rock.

Airs Saturday, at 8pm on Channel 5.

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