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KQED 9: Thursday, September 18, 2014

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.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20193] (original broadcast date: 9/17/14)
    * Aluf Benn of Haaretz and David Sanger of The New York Times
    * a look at the film: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33186] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#505H] Mt. Umunhum/Asteroid Hunters/Fox For more 50 years, the summit of Mt. Umunhum, looming over San Jose, has been off limits because of military and environmental contamination issues. QUEST treks 3,486 feet to the peak to find out what the public can expect when it reopens. Plus, see how scientists are tracking thousands of objects orbiting near Earth, and discover the tree-climbing North American Gray Fox at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum. duration 26:20   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#104] The Storm (1920-1933) duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#104] The Storm (1920-1933) duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Caillou [#518H] Good Friend Caillou Copycat Clementine: Caillou is annoyed! Clementine is being a copycat - and Caillou doesn't like it. When Clementine copies his artwork at preschool, Caillou thinks this is the last straw...until Clementine admits she's copying him because she really likes his artwork! With help from Miss Martin, Caillou realizes this is a compliment and he feels much better about Clementine's copycat ways. Educational Objective: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery; people can build on each other's ideas in a very positive way. Caillou's Poster: Caillou is excited about the opportunity to draw a poster for his friend Ted, at the grocery store. When Caillou gets his friends to help him with the poster, but doesn't share the credit, Leo is upset. Caillou realizes he needs to make things right again - and he has the perfect solution: he includes his friends in a photo shoot with their collective "masterpiece". Educational Objective: The importance of sharing credit for work. Playhouse Play Date: Caillou and Sarah work together to decorate Caillou's new playhouse. They even plan a playhouse playdate for all of their friends! When the big day arrives - and Sarah has the chicken pox - Caillou decides to go ahead with the party...but soon realizes it isn't the same without Sarah, especially since she contributed so much. Educational Objective: Recognizing a friend's importance. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1510] The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies * The Butler Did What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues - an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And - will he ever come back!
    * The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what - whether Fern wants it or not.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#210H] To Touch A Hummingbird Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#138H] Birds of a Feather When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#801H] Toy Monkey/George and Allie's Game Plan * Toy Monkey - George is ecstatic. Great Aunt Sylvia dropped by with a special present - a toy front loader that's...defective? No problem! Aunt Sylvia and George take the front loader back to the toy factory. But they find a room full of broken toys and no one to fix them. What will they do? With a hand drill, pickles, and a little ingenuity. .. anything is possible
    * George and Allie's Game Plan - It's "fair day" at the elementary school and Allie is determined to win the giant stuffed bear. But knocking down all the ducks is not as easy as it looks (or quacks). George builds a practice game at home complete with quacking sounds. Will Allie's practice and perseverance help her win the bear?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#111] Water to Ducks/Animal Magnetism * Water to Ducks - After a big rain, George is ecstatic to discover ducks swimming in a big puddle next to the country house. But the puddle starts to shrink and the ducks begin to fly away. How can George keep that puddle from evaporating so he and Jumpy can continue to play peek-a-boo with that cute baby duck?
    * Animal Magnetism - On a mission to find magnets to hang his newest masterpiece on the refrigerator, George learns a lot about magnets. His new knowledge comes in handy when he has to save his precious artwork from a giant magnetic crane at the junkyard.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#139H] Snowflake Day! In this thirty minute holiday musical episode, the Neighborhood is celebrating Snowflake Day! Daniel has a very important role as the snowflake in the Neighborhood's Snowflake Day Show and he can't wait to say his lines! The Enchanted Garden is full of excitement and winter cheer as everyone pitches in to make the celebration a true Neighborhood success! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#135H] Duckling Goes Home/Daniel Feels Left Out Duckling Goes Home: Today at school, the children find out that Ducky has grown too big to be their classroom pet and it's time to take him back to the farm. This news is very upsetting, especially to Daniel and Miss Elaina. The children cope with their sadness in different ways and soon they feel a little bit better. Daniel Feels Left Out: On their way home from the Neighborhood grocery store, Dad and Daniel stop by the Treehouse to say "hello." O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat have been playing together all day, and are even going to have dinner together. When it is time to go home with Dad, Daniel feels left out and sad. Back at home, Mom and Dad Tiger help Daniel with his sad feelings and he soon feels a bit better. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#110H] Night Lights/Go Snails Go! * Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue!
    * Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#308H] Classic in the Jurassic: Turtle and Theropod Race/Hungry, Hungry Carnivores The Pteranodon kids are spending the day with Grandma and Grandpa Pteranodon! On the Dinosaur Train trip to their grandparents' place, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn about sycamore trees. Grandma and Grandpa are excited to have a whole day with their grandkids and doubly-excited to do a special project with them. They bring the kids to a field lined with sycamore trees and show them a particularly tall one that was - Can you believe it!? - planted by their Dad when he was a kid! Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don get to plant their own sycamore saplings and vow to visit their trees frequently to track their growth over the years! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4504H] Numeric-Con A Comic-Con-like number convention comes to Sesame Street and Elmo helps solve problems using math. Educational objective: Math/Self-Regulation duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20193] (original broadcast date: 9/17/14)
    * Aluf Benn of Haaretz and David Sanger of The New York Times
    * a look at the film: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#406H] Zeni Ethiopian, Quinn's Lighthouse, Aquerello The unexpected unites the three restaurants this week. Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant's surprising location makes it a "find". Flying peanuts hitting the floor at Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant & Pub make a casual statement while Aquerello's historical location support the quiet elegance of the old church's surroundings. duration 27:26   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1426H] Sweet American Classics Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate Lemon Chiffon Pie at home. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite new coffee gadgets. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect marbled Blueberry Bundt Cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#113] Jean-Georges Vongerichten Chef and owner of Vong in New York, Jean-Georges Vongerichten creates a three-course Thai meal of Crab Spring Rolls, Thai-Marinated Beef With Rice Noodles, and Marinated Fruit With White Peppercorn Ice Cream and Candied Rose Petals. His style of cooking uses very little fat. duration 25:34   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17261H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11058] ISLAMIC STATE - AUSTRALIA
    Australian police thwarted a plot by alleged supporters of the Islamic State militant group to behead a member of the public. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Stuart Cohen, a Sydney based journalist who has been covering the story.
    ISLAMIC STATE - REGIONAL VIEWS
    How do people in the Middle East view the Islamic State group, and the efforts led by the United States to stop the extremist organization? Hari Sreenivasan explores this question with Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at Denver University, Marwan Muasher, the former foreign minister and former deputy primer minister of Jordan, who is now vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Robin Wright, a senior fellow at the Wilson Center.
    UKRAINE - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke before both the House and the Senate this morning. He made it clear that he is counting on more US support to regain control of Eastern Ukraine. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner has our report.
    UTAH LAND USE - In Utah, local authorities are battling federal powers over control of a prized Native American archaeological site. Jeffrey Brown examines how this dispute has come to stand for a much larger fight as part of his ongoing series, "Culture at Risk."
    COMMUNITY POLICE - The Department of Justice announced a new initiative today to help build relationships between communities and their police departments. Gwen Ifill discusses the initiative with Tracie Keesee, co-founder of the UCLA Center for Policing Equity, and Ronald Hampton, a former community relations officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC.
    CENSUS - ECONOMY - The US Census Bureau has released a lot of new data this week on income, poverty and economic growth. While the country's median household income is still below where it was prior to the Great Recession, the official poverty rate has fallen slightly and child poverty dropped the most that it has in a single year since the 1960s. Judy Woodruff has the story.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17261H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Arthur [#1003] Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets * Desert Island Dish: When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But Arthur and the gang soon discover that they cannot survive - or pass their assignment - on junk food alone. By working together the kids learn about the importance of a balanced diet to overall health.
    * The Secret About Secrets: Everyone seems to have a secret - everyone that is, except D.W.! But when D.W. is finally told one, she quickly learns that getting a secret is easy, but keeping one - and avoiding hurt feelings - is a lot harder than she thought.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#210H] To Touch A Hummingbird Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#138H] Birds of a Feather When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11058] ISLAMIC STATE - AUSTRALIA
    Australian police thwarted a plot by alleged supporters of the Islamic State militant group to behead a member of the public. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Stuart Cohen, a Sydney based journalist who has been covering the story.
    ISLAMIC STATE - REGIONAL VIEWS
    How do people in the Middle East view the Islamic State group, and the efforts led by the United States to stop the extremist organization? Hari Sreenivasan explores this question with Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at Denver University, Marwan Muasher, the former foreign minister and former deputy primer minister of Jordan, who is now vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Robin Wright, a senior fellow at the Wilson Center.
    UKRAINE - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke before both the House and the Senate this morning. He made it clear that he is counting on more US support to regain control of Eastern Ukraine. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner has our report.
    UTAH LAND USE - In Utah, local authorities are battling federal powers over control of a prized Native American archaeological site. Jeffrey Brown examines how this dispute has come to stand for a much larger fight as part of his ongoing series, "Culture at Risk."
    COMMUNITY POLICE - The Department of Justice announced a new initiative today to help build relationships between communities and their police departments. Gwen Ifill discusses the initiative with Tracie Keesee, co-founder of the UCLA Center for Policing Equity, and Ronald Hampton, a former community relations officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC.
    CENSUS - ECONOMY - The US Census Bureau has released a lot of new data this week on income, poverty and economic growth. While the country's median household income is still below where it was prior to the Great Recession, the official poverty rate has fallen slightly and child poverty dropped the most that it has in a single year since the 1960s. Judy Woodruff has the story.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33187] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#701H] Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:01 pm
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#105] The Rising Road (1933-1939) duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#105] The Rising Road (1933-1939) duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20194] (original broadcast date: 9/18/14)
    * Update on ISIS and Syria with Mike Morrell, former Deputy Director of the CIA
    * director Terry Gilliam on his latest film: The Zero Theorem
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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