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KQED 9: Monday, February 20, 2017

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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

Monday, February 20, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Hollywood Idols [#103H] Gregory Peck: His Own Man Talented and enduring Academy Award-winning star, Gregory Peck, tells how it was when the studios ruled and a shy boy from a broken family could rise to become a famous leading man. Unfashionably modest, Peck describes his fascinating journey from early theater roles, through his first films, and on to becoming Hollywood's elder statesman. This profile is illustrated with clips from his most important movies including The Keys of the Kingdom, To Kill a Mockingbird, Spellbound, The Guns of Navarone, MacArthur, and The Boys from Brazil. Actors Jane Fonda, Audrey Hepburn, Liza Minnelli, Anthony Quinn, and Jack Lemmon; director Robert Mulligan; and Peck's son, Stephen, share reminiscences. duration 28:01   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    I Miss Downton Abbey! Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series, including new behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage. Celebrate the stellar cast, the superb writing and the spectacular locations of the most successful British drama ever. duration 1:27:32   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Mercy Street [#205#] Unknown Soldier Lisette re-creates on paper the face of a disfigured, amnesiac soldier, leading to a family reunion. When Anne's plans to be made head nurse fail, she rejoins Hale to undermine McBurney's authority. Pinkerton questions the Greens, causing a rift. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14-L
  • 3:00 am
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4709#] Engine of Change With a child on the way, Victoria must choose a regent in case she dies during childbirth. The Tory party disputes her choice, but she and Albert turn the tables with the aid of the latest in 19th-century technology. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1306H] Resurrecting Richard III In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Richard is considered the most evil king to have ruled England - and a fearsome warrior as well, despite the extreme curvature of his spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Hollywood Idols [#113H] Burt Lancaster: Daring to Reach Burt Lancaster went from street-wise tough to art-collector liberal-activist, from circus-acrobat hunk to Academy Award winner. By age 18, Lancaster was 6' 2" and blessed with the athletic physique and dynamic good looks that helped make him famous. A stint in the Army introduced Lancaster to acting and led him to Hollywood where his first release, The Killers, propelled him to stardom at age 32. He took control of his own career and seldom faltered. Upon his death in 1994, four-time Academy Award-nominated Lancaster was acknowledged as one of the greatest stars in Hollywood. Lancaster's films include Westerns, costume epics and serious contemporary dramas. He starred in swashbucklers like The Crimson Pirate, and in more risky roles, like the aging alcoholic in Come Back Little Sheba. Other acting triumphs were The Birdman of Alcatraz, From Here to Eternity, The Rainmaker, The Sweet Smell of Success, Elmer Gantry - which earned him an Academy Award - and, Atlantic City. Those interviewed include: directors Sydney Pollack, Ted Post, and Delbert Mann; actors Rhonda Fleming, Virginia Mayo, Terry Moore, Peter Reigert, Earl Holliman, and Jeff Corey; producer James Hill; and biographer Gary Fishgall and others. duration 28:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#309H] It's in the Blood Lambing Season (Columbia University) - Determined to meet the father who left her before she was born, a woman travels to Ireland, hoping it will help her understand his decision. Directed by Jeannie Donohoe. A Series of Kinetic Sets Tell a Story (University of Michigan) - Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. Directed by Shannon Kohlitz. duration 25:26   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#208H] Babies/Fast * Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. But how does that help Nick and Sally? Well all the babies were happiest with their moms, so they'll just leave them all together. < br>* Fast - It's a race to the treehouse, but Nick and Sally wish they could go as fast as an airplane! How about a peregrine? asks The Cat. What's that? The fastest creature in the world! His friend Perry the Peregrine Falcon will show them how fast he can be. Off to Steep-and-Deep Cliffs to meet him! Using Cat's special backpacks, the kids have wings like Perry's so they can fly through the air too. Perry shows them how he dives straight down to catch his food. Who wants to be as fast as an airplane, when you can be a peregrine falcon! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1806H] Whip. Mix. Blend./Staycation * Whip. Mix. Blend. - When Rattles's mom starts dating Archie Vanderloo, Rattles finds himself spending lots of time with Archie's kids. The problem is, Rattles doesn't have anything in common with these twins! Can this blended family learn to get along? Educational Objective: Rattles learns how to adjust to life in a blended family.
    * Staycation - Arthur offers to babysit so that his parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the backyard. What could go wrong? With D.W. on the loose - just about everything! Educational Objective: Arthur and D.W. learn when to ask for help.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#311H] Crocogator Contest A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what the differences are between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#104H] Just The Right Distance from the Sun/Solar Power Rover "Just the Right Distance From the Sun" - Sean explains to the others that Earth is a "Goldilocks" planet because it's not too hot and not too cold. When Celery takes the kids to space, they observe how the other planets don't have the right attributes to support life, but Earth is "just right"! Curriculum: All life on Earth comes from the energy of the Sun. The Earth happens to be located just the right distance from the Sun: not too far away, and not too close. This makes the Earth what we call a "Goldilocks planet": not too hot, not too cold.
    "Solar Power Rover" - Jet, Sean, and Sydney visit their Mars Robot Rover friend at the DSA, and discover that the rover seems tired. Through helping the solar powered robot regain its energy, they learn how energy can be captured, used from the Sun, and used anywhere - even on Mars. Curriculum: The Sun creates solar power that is used for energy. Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly or indirectly.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#125H] Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward Stop That Squirrel - Oh yeah! Nature Cat and his pals can't wait for a day of backyard bird watching! And Nature Cat has a sure-fire way to attract the birds - the bird feeder! But things take a turn when a grey squirrel named Cruiser breaks into the birdfeed and takes all the birdseed for himself. Squirrel Power! Can Nature Cat and the gang build a bird feeder that Cruiser can't conquer and save their day of backyard bird watching? Onward and Pondward - Nature Cat and his pals meet a Little Duckling who's in a hurry to leave his pond home - for good! But why would a Duckling want to leave such a beautiful place? It's pond-tastic! The truth is, the Duckling is scared of water! Water...why'd it have to be water? Maybe Nature Cat and the Duckling can try to overcome their fear of water together? Tally ho! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#504H] Trader George/One in a Million Chameleon * Trader George - George has a new hobby - collecting interestingly shaped sticks with his squeaky, rolling cart. When he encounters Allie selling fresh apple cider, he trades his cart for a gallon, but later regrets his decision. He offers to trade a jar of sauerkraut to Allie in return for the cart, but Allie already traded it to Vicki. Can George find the perfect trade for Vicki or is his cart gone forever?
    * One in a Million Chameleon - George could stay busy for hours watching Jade the chameleon--not only does she change colors, but she also has the world's fastest tongue. But when Jade escapes after George accidentally leaves her cage door open, he follows her trail right out the front door! George enlists Hundley's help, but will they be able to find a color-changing chameleon in the big city?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#130H] Safety Patrol/Safety at the Beach * Safety Patrol: Today at school, the children are learning about traffic signs. Prince Tuesday comes for a special visit, wearing his crossing guard uniform. He takes the class on a walk through the Neighborhood and they practice their safety rules all along the way.
    * Safety at the Beach: Daniel and Katerina are playing on Jungle Beach with Mom Tiger. The children get a bit carried away by their treasure hunting play and they drift too far away from Mom. They learn that to stay safe near the water, they need to stop and listen!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#131H] Neighbor Day In this half hour special Daniel learns how good it feels to be neighborly and that one kind act can lead to many. His first good deed starts a chain reaction of kindness all around the Neighborhood, culminating with the declaration of "Neighbor Day"! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#103H] Cleaner of the Kelp/How Bubbles Got Her Moves Back While playing in the kelp forest, Splash, Bubbles and Dunk meet Tidy the Garibaldi Fish, who is the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger. Tidy has been taking the kids' shells as they play in the forest, because he likes to keep everything clean and tidy. / Bubbles injures her fin and has trouble swimming, but still wants to move around, so she begins trying all of the methods that other creatures on the reef use to move. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4604H] Saved By Super Foods The SuperFood Super Foods fly onto Sesame Street to help their friends try new foods, find a healthy snack, and explain the importance of eating breakfast.Also featuring Orange is the New Snack parody, and Elmo the Musical-Tomato. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 10. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Dinosaur Train: What's at the Center of the Earth? The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! They meet a new friend (a Mesozoic Mole named Natasha Necrolestes), who teaches them all about the different layers of the Earth. duration 58:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Super Why! [#309H] The Cowgirl Mystery Whyatt's family members are too busy to play his board game with him, but when he goes to put the game away, it's gone! To solve the mystery of where the game went, the Super Readers jump into the book The Cowgirl Mystery. There, they meet Cowgirl Hazel whose plans for a picnic with her horse Buttercup keep getting foiled. The Super Readers help Hazel find out who is behind this mystery. Educational Objectives: To remember details and gather evidence to find answers. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters R, A, M, and P. They'll use their memory skills to help the Super Readers choose the right words to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Thomas & Friends [#806H] Helping Each Other Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. Thomas is having such a good time that he doesn't listen to Bertie. Chaos ensues as the flatbed rolls away from Thomas and Bertie is stuck on it in the middle of the Shake Shake Bridge. Thomas chuffs away fast to ask Harold to rescue Bertie. Thomas then collects Dowager and her friends and brings them to meet Bertie at the Shake Shake Bridge. Dowager and her friends jump into the back of Bertie and the flatbed is re-attached to Thomas and they race through the countryside. Spencer The Grand - It is a very foggy day on Sodor. All the engines are asked to stay at Tidmouth Sheds by Sir Topham Hatt. Spencer wants to get back to the Duke and Duchess' Summer House instead. Spencer can't find his way in the fog and arrives at Mavis' Quarry and Whiff's Waste Dump rather than at the Summer House. Just as Spencer thinks he has arrived at the Summer House, he realizes he is back at Tidmouth Sheds. Thomas and the engines are kind to him and he realizes he has been a silly engine. Now it is Spencer's turn to be kind and he goes to find Percy who is still lost in the fog. Spencer uses his whistle to find Percy and they return safely to Tidmouth Sheds. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4604H] Saved By Super Foods The SuperFood Super Foods fly onto Sesame Street to help their friends try new foods, find a healthy snack, and explain the importance of eating breakfast.Also featuring Orange is the New Snack parody, and Elmo the Musical-Tomato. Brought to you by the letter H and the number 10. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train: What's at the Center of the Earth? The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! They meet a new friend (a Mesozoic Mole named Natasha Necrolestes), who teaches them all about the different layers of the Earth. duration 58:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17051H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11767] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23045] (original broadcast date: 2/17/17)
    * guest host John Hockenberry discusses Michael Flynn's resignation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tim Weiner.
    * Hockenberry is joined by Kimberly Martin of Barnard College at Columbia University, a Russian scholar who writes on U.S.-Russian relations.
    * We conclude with critically acclaimed writer George Saunders for a look at his debut novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:58 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36036] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:28 pm
    BBC World News America [#17051H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11767] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1706H] Seafood Supper Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the steps for making perfect pan-seared salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of fish sauce. Then, science expert Dan Souza demonstrates the differences between wild and farmed salmon. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia the secrets to making the ultimate shrimp scampi. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#802H] Zare at Fly Trap, Barrio Fiesta, Flora You don't have to travel far for Persian influenced Mediterranean cuisine as you can find it right here in San Francisco at Zare at Fly Trap.
    * And, anyone looking for a festive location to celebrate with friends and family should visit Milpitas where Barrio Fiesta specializes in Filipino cooking.
    * Finally, for a great place to relax and admire the surroundings you can pop into the old flower depot building in Oakland where Flora serves up their signature cocktails.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2107#] Palm Springs, Hour One Journey to Palm Springs for vintage and antique finds such as a 1965 Noah Purifoy sculpture, Carroll O'Connor's Archie Bunker coat, ca. 1970, and a Franz Bergman foundry Vienna bronze lamp from around 1920. Can you guess which is valued at $125,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Talk - Race In America In the wake of recent tragic and fatal events between men of color and law enforcement, learn how black and Hispanic families counsel their kids to stay safe if they are stopped by the police. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Editor and the Dragon: Horace Carter Fights The Klan Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, this documentary tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning publisher Horace Carter (1921-2009) and his bold reporting on the Ku Klux Klan in the pre-Civil Rights era. Carter, the 29-year-old editor of the weekly Tabor City Tribune, stood against the Klan and risking life, livelihood, friendships and his family's safety to protest the Klan's racist rhetoric and vigilantism. His courageous reports and the unwavering integrity of his weekly editorials helped lead to the first FBI investigation of the Klan during that era, and to the arrest and conviction of nearly 100 Klansmen. Archival footage and interviews with Carter, his family, Tabor City (North Carolina) residents, journalists and historians help piece together this dark chapter in American history. duration 57:03   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23046] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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