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KQED 9: Monday, April 27, 2015

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Monday, April 27, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    Echoes of Creation Immerse yourself into a remarkable program that goes beyond the discussion 'about' the natural world and into an experience with it. Specifically designed for repeated play, it takes you on a profound journey through the pristine wilderness of Alaska, ancient sequoias of California and the lush beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Experience nature like never before as Emmy Award-winning director Jan Nickman takes you on a one-of-a-kind field trip to the very soul of our planet. Feel the timelessness with music by Grammy-nominated composer David Arkenstone and poetic spoken word by Karen Hutton. duration 58:03   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Aging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White This program provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.
    Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretchenthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
    duration 57:43   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Call The Midwife [#405#] Sister Julienne questions the nature of absolute faith when she meets a Christian Science couple who refuse medicine for their newborn. Things become more complex when they're accused of harming their child. Meanwhile, Barbara tries to communicate with a pregnant woman who can't speak English. Using the woman's young son to translate presents a new set of problems. Sister Mary Cynthia returns, and Fred meets a woman who catches his eye. duration 1:02:00   STEREO TV14
  • 3:05 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4514#] Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 5 Gordon's debut as store deputy skirts scandal. Kitty confronts her attackers. Doris wrestles with a dilemma, then takes a tragic step. duration 51:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Wolf Hall On Masterpiece [#4560#] Episode Four Anne gives birth to a baby girl, failing to produce Henry's longed-for male heir. Cromwell demands the nobility and church swear an oath acknowledging Anne as lawful queen, but will Thomas More agree? duration 1:03:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:05 am
    ImageMakers [#1303H] The Animation of Imagination THE LOST THING (Australia) - A boy discovers a bizarre looking creature while out collecting bottle caps one day at the beach. Realizing it is lost, he tries to find out where it belongs, but everyone else is too busy or wrapped up in their own lives to care. The boy decides it is up to him to find its home. The surreal animation comes from the mind of children's book writer Shaun Tan. A beautiful allegory exploring how we take for granted the world around us and how we ourselves at times feel like we don't belong.
    FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MORRIS LESSMORE (US) - Inspired in equal measures by Hurricane Katrina (the filmmakers are based in Louisiana), Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, "Morris Lessmore" is a story of people who devote their lives to books. The film is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of reading. The film uses a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and M-G-M Technicolor musicals.
    duration 28:59   STEREO TVPG-14
  • 5:34 am
    Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking [#107H] Secret Sea Cove, CA: Chef Ravi Kapur Pete Evans joins Chef Kapur in a cooking adventure unlike any other, in which they cook in a "restaurant without walls." With majestic views of the Pacific Ocean as backdrop, Pete and Ravi cook up a delightful beachfront feast for over 150 guests. The guests are in for a surprise when the tide comes up to wash over their feet during the meal! duration 25:00   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Caillou [#303] Caillou The Builder Caillou the Road Builder - There's been a big storm and the playschool yard is littered with branches and other debris. The children all pitch in to help clean up the playground . When Caillou and his friends, Leo and Clementine, finish their cleanup duties they decide to build a road through the sandlot. Using simple tools and their imaginations they lay out a road, build a bridge, dig a tunnel, and even plant a tree fashioned from a leafy twig. Caillou's Building Adventure - When Daddy and Grandpa help a charity build a new home for a needy family, Caillou comes along to help hand out sandwiches. He gets to watch the grownups at work, and imagines himself as a construction worker. He also meets a new friend, Frankie, who shows Caillou where his new bedroom will be. House in the Sky - Mommy and Caillou go to visit an old friend of Mom's and her four-year-old son Kevin. Caillou is surprised to find that Kevin lives in a house in the sky - in an apartment building! He's never been in one before and finds it to be quite an adventure. He likes riding the elevator, and how the view of the city below is just like looking down on the ants in his backyard. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1601H] Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact - or fiction? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Odd Squad [#122H] The Potato Ultimato/A Fistful of Fruit Juice * The Potato Ultimato - When Otto starts shrinking, Olaf leads Olive and Oren on a quest for the only known cure - the magical Growing Potato. Curriculum: Measurement: using standard length measurements and estimating length.
    * A Fistful of Fruit Juice - Ms. O tells Olive and Otto the story of how she first joined up with Odd Squad. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; understanding odd and even number patterns.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#222H] Skunked! When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#903H] George's Photo Finish/Monkey Mystery Gift * George's Photo Finish - Today is the big unveiling of the Ankylosaurus dinosaur skeleton at the Museum, but it's missing a leg! George and the Man with the Yellow Hat thought they delivered all 4 bones. Where did the 4th bone go? Fortunately, Mr. Quint took pictures on their way to the Museum. Maybe the photos can lead them to the bone...if they can only figure out which order to put them in. * Monkey Mystery Gift - George and Allie's imaginations run wild as they brainstorm what could be in the large unmarked box on George's doorstep. Based on its weight, sound, smell, and bristly hair, they're certain it's a baby goat! But what's really inside surprises them more than anything they could have ever imagined. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#306] The Man with the Monkey Hands/Whistle Pig Wednesday * The Man with the Monkey Hands - After warning George about the poison ivy lurking in the park, the Man with the Yellow Hat loses his balance and lands hands first in a brush of the itchy, poisonous leaves! With his hands bandaged, he'll need help with everyday tasks such as brushing his teeth, making dinner, even typing a letter. So being a clever little monkey, George invents some ingenious ways to make the Man's life seem normal - like wearing swim fins to assist in picking apples off the floor and taping salad forks to his arms to act as temporary hands. But George's creations are put to the ultimate test when the Man has to present Professor Wiseman's newest invention to the science board, salad forks and all!
    * Whistle Pig Wednesday - "Whistlepig Wednesday," Mr. Glass' unique version of Groundhog Day, is an annual city tradition of predicting when winter will start. Every year on the last Wednesday of August, Sherry the Whistlepig emerges from her burrow. If she sees her shadow, it means cold weather is coming. But what makes Sherry's shadow so special? To find out, George and his animal friends camp out at Sherry's burrow, but fall asleep while waiting for her to wake up. At the shadow ceremony, Mr. Glass mistakes a sleeping George and each one of his friends for a whistlepig and presents them for the world to see. But does a monkey, dog, cat, or pigeon shadow count?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#126H] Daniel Says I'm Sorry/The Royal Mudpies Daniel Says I'm Sorry: Daniel, Katerina and Miss Elaina are playing cars at school, until Miss Elaina accidentally upsets Daniel. Teacher Harriet helps the children learn how to apologize to a friend. Later, when Daniel accidentally upsets Katerina, he knows just what he needs to do! The Royal Sandbox: Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making sand pies in the sandbox. They decide to top off a sand pie with Prince Tuesday's royal crown, but they soon see that this wasn't such a good idea. They learn how to apologize to Prince Tuesday and make the situation better - by helping clean the crown and promising to ask first next time. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#127H] Calm for Storytime/Calm at the Clock Factory Calm for Storytime: The children are going to the Neighborhood Library for story time and all the excitement has made them feel a bit silly. Prince Wednesday has a hard time getting calm for the library, but discovers that there are times to be calm and times when it's more than okay to be silly. Calm at the Clock Factory: Daniel and his friends are visiting Dad Tiger's Clock Factory. Daniel is so excited to show off his dad and the clocks he makes that he is having trouble staying calm. He learns that there are places where you need to be calm and places where it's okay to be silly. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#104H] A Plan for Sand/Whale Music * A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate.
    * Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best singing teacher in the world, Humphrey the Humpback Whale! While bobbing in the ocean, Humphrey teaches the kids that whales communicate by singing, and that it's not how you sing that matters, but what you're saying in the song. The kids return home to delight their mothers with their song!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#140H] Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day * Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree!
    * Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4524H] Abby Schools In Cool Mando and Abby help Rosita, Elmo, and Telly see the value of being themselves and doing things that make them happy. Educational objective: Math/Self-Regulation duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#21090H] (original broadcast: 4/24/15)
    * Russell Crowe on his new film, "The Water Diviner." The film follows an Australian farmer who travels to Gallipoli in search of his three missing sons.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#205H] Bill's Place, Cafe Rouge, Le Colonial Burgers and chandeliers make an unusual combination at our first stop; while the chandeliers at the next, with its French inspired menu, are more contemporary. Then the Asian flavors of Vietnam combine with a trendy, bar scene for an elegant dining experience. duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1913H] Santa Clara, Hour One AR is in Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher travel to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose to learn about arts and crafts made by Japanese and Japanese Americans interned in camps during WWII. Highlights include an Italian hotel proprietor's autograph book that includes signatures from John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain; a Margaret Keane "Big Eye" painting; and a collection of 1936-1939 Edward Weston photographs, previously owned by Academy Award-winning special effects artist Warren Newcombe, and now valued at $180,000 to $260, 000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17117H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11215] DEVASTATION AND DESPAIR - In the wake of the massive earthquake in Nepal, rescue teams are struggling and aid is coming in at a painfully slow pace. Gwen Ifill speaks to David Applegate, associate director for natural hazards at the U.S. Geological Survey.
    MOMENT OF MOURNING - Mourners gathered in Baltimore today for the funeral of Freddie Gray. The death of the 25-year-old black man, who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody, has sparked protests in the city and fueled a nationwide debate. Judy Woodruff discusses recent events in Baltimore with special correspondent Jackie Judd.
    IN THEIR OWN WORDS - The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether states should be able to outlaw same sex marriage tomorrow. The justices will hear cases from four states that currently ban gay marriage: Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee. Tonight, NewsHour hears from the Kentucky families whose personal stories are at the center of the legal battle at the high court tomorrow.
    POLITICS MONDAY - Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith join Gwen Ifill for the NewsHour's weekly "Politics Monday" panel.
    THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL - Opening arguments began this afternoon in the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire and killed 12 people at a suburban Colorado movie theater in 2012. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Mary MacCarthy of Feature Story News, who was in the courtroom today.
    VOICE SILENCED - Over the weekend, human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud was shot and killed outside her coffee shop and performance space in Pakistan. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro spoke to Mahmud just last month about her cafe, her work and its dangers.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17117H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Odd Squad [#122H] The Potato Ultimato/A Fistful of Fruit Juice * The Potato Ultimato - When Otto starts shrinking, Olaf leads Olive and Oren on a quest for the only known cure - the magical Growing Potato. Curriculum: Measurement: using standard length measurements and estimating length.
    * A Fistful of Fruit Juice - Ms. O tells Olive and Otto the story of how she first joined up with Odd Squad. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; understanding odd and even number patterns.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#222H] Skunked! When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#224H] The Desert Elves When Koki and Jimmy get stranded in the desert, Aviva and the Kratt Brothers must rely on the eyes and ears of the Elf owl to help find their friends in the harsh habitat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11215] DEVASTATION AND DESPAIR - In the wake of the massive earthquake in Nepal, rescue teams are struggling and aid is coming in at a painfully slow pace. Gwen Ifill speaks to David Applegate, associate director for natural hazards at the U.S. Geological Survey.
    MOMENT OF MOURNING - Mourners gathered in Baltimore today for the funeral of Freddie Gray. The death of the 25-year-old black man, who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody, has sparked protests in the city and fueled a nationwide debate. Judy Woodruff discusses recent events in Baltimore with special correspondent Jackie Judd.
    IN THEIR OWN WORDS - The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether states should be able to outlaw same sex marriage tomorrow. The justices will hear cases from four states that currently ban gay marriage: Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee. Tonight, NewsHour hears from the Kentucky families whose personal stories are at the center of the legal battle at the high court tomorrow.
    POLITICS MONDAY - Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith join Gwen Ifill for the NewsHour's weekly "Politics Monday" panel.
    THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL - Opening arguments began this afternoon in the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire and killed 12 people at a suburban Colorado movie theater in 2012. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Mary MacCarthy of Feature Story News, who was in the courtroom today.
    VOICE SILENCED - Over the weekend, human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud was shot and killed outside her coffee shop and performance space in Pakistan. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro spoke to Mahmud just last month about her cafe, her work and its dangers.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#34083] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Film School Shorts [#204H] The Cake Is A Lie SPRINGTIME (NYU) In search of her "springtime", an 86-year-old pork sung maker quits her shop in rural Taiwan to head to the big city. Written and directed by Erica Liu.
    DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER (NYU) Despite their strained relationship, a young Trinidadian street-vendor must decide if he will help save his estranged father's life. Written, directed, and produced by Ian Harnarine. Executive produced by Spike Lee.
    duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1914H] Santa Clara, Hour Two AR heads to Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser James Supp at the Pacific Pinball Museum to look at vintage pinball machines. Highlights include a Lambert magician automaton, ca. 1900, that is still in working condition; a Ray Bradbury archive collected by Bradbury's high school English teacher; and Fred Myrick scrimshaw tooth, ca. 1830, that has a long history of family folklore and is appraised for $150,000 to $200,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Draft Race, class, culture - the draft in the 1960s and 1970s was a lightning rod that lit up every schism in American society. But ending the draft has produced unintended consequences, creating a citizenry completely disconnected from that of the soldiers who experience the burden of endless wars. Featuring interviews with the people who fought the draft, supported it and lived its realities, this program tells the story of how a single, controversial issue continues to define a nation. Part of PBS Stories of Service. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL
  • 10:00 pm
    Dick Cavett's Vietnam On the 40th anniversary of the official end of the Vietnam War, this program examines the war and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of "The Dick Cavett Show," which featured thoughtful conversation and debate from all sides of the political spectrum. The program combines interviews from Cavett's shows with archival footage, network news broadcasts and audio/visual material from the National Archives to provide insight and perspective on this controversial chapter of American history. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Vietnam War Stories This program shares these personal memories of service and sacrifice, and gives viewers insight into the experience of war. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#21091] (original broadcast: 4/27/15)
    *An update on the earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday with Sanjeev Sherchan of the Asia Society; Andrew Revkin of the New York Times and Laurent Lamothe, former Prime Minister of Haiti
    *A conversation with Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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