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KQED 9: Wednesday, July 1, 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.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#21137] duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#34129] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Spark! [#902H] Arts + Social Issues Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei explores themes of freedom of speech and imprisonment in a large scale art installation on the notorious former prison island of Alcatraz.
    Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony appeal to younger, more diverse audiences with a contemporary, classical music experience, video projections, and a cocktail bar.
    David Maisel's stunning aerial photographs reveal landscapes irrevocably altered by mankind, including the eerie salt flats of Owens Lake.
    The Market Street Prototyping Festival engages innovative urban planning techniques to bring community and public art to a once neglected urban corridor.
    duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Mount Rushmore: American Experience High on a granite cliff in South Dakota tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents. Together they constitute the world's largest sculpture. The massive tableau inspires awe and bemusement. How, and when, was it carved? Who possessed the audacity to create such a gargantuan work? The story of Mount Rushmore's creation is as bizarre and wonderful as the monument itself. It is the story of hucksterism and hyperbole, of a massive public works project in the midst of an economic depression. And it is the story of dozens of ordinary Americans who suddenly found themselves suspended high on a cliff face with drills and hammers as a sculptor they considered insane directed them in the creation of what some would call a monstrosity and others a masterpiece. Narrated by Michael Murphy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    1913: Seeds of Conflict This film examines a pivotal yet largely overlooked moment in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: the years just prior to World War I. It looks at a moment of transformation when Ottoman rule in Palestine was still strong, the personal identities of people living there were fluid and overlapping, and few could imagine the conflict that would dominate the region for most of the next century. While most scholars have focused on the later British Mandate period as a locus of the Middle East conflict, this film focuses on the period before World War I, when Arab and Jewish nationalism first made contact, and the conflict was just beginning to germinate. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3401H] Growing Up Trans Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through moving, personal stories of children, parents and doctors, the film examines new medical interventions increasingly being offered at younger ages. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#501H] Tokyo: A Feast for the Senses The massive metropolis of Tokyo offers a feast for the senses: blinding neon, the bleeps and blips of Pachinko parlors, adventurous cuisine, and experimental, animated and sometimes unusual music. In this episode, host Jacob Edgar gets a taste of Tokyo's cultural umami - a voyage of discovery filled with unforgettable surprises. From the outlandish fashion of J-Pop, the surprising pastime of a Japanese jazz giant, Tokyo's rock guitar superstar and a humorous hip-hop freestyler, Jacob meets the colorful characters of Tokyo. His journey is powered by ample bowls of ramen noodles, first-class shots of sake, and the occasional octopus ball. duration 27:24   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Caillou [#437] I Love to Pretend! Mom and Rosie go to the store; Caillou stays at home with his Daddy, and has a lot of fun imitating him and helping him with the chores. When Sarah shows Caillou and Leo her new remote controlled robot, the boys get a great idea to be robots too! They have fun taking turns 'controlling' each other with their own remote control. Leo comes over to play at Caillou's house. They have fun pretending to be bears until Sarah shows up wearing a GY (white Karate outfit). Sarah introduces Caillou and Leo to Karate and demonstrates a few moves. Later, Caillou wants to play with his animal cards but they have disappeared. A search soon reveals that Rosie has been playing with them, scattering them around the house. Caillou's new mission: to find them! So Caillou and Rosie head out on a safari, working together to find the animal cards. When Caillou visits Clementine, he is impressed to see Billy practicing on a Tuba. Soon, Billy's marching band mates arrive to practice. Clementine and Caillou make their own pretend horns with cardboard tubes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1802H] The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! * The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
    * Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Odd Squad [#127H] O Games O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts: Back In Creature Time The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct species. Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#503H] George's Super Subway Adventure/Well Done, George * George's Super Subway Adventure - The Man with the Yellow Hat has two surprises for George today: They're going to the zoo and they're riding the subway! George is so excited to see his first underground train that he hops right on, leaving the Man behind at the subway terminal. After comical mishaps where the two barely miss meeting up and some fun stops along the way, George figures out how to take the train all the way to the zoo, where he patiently waits for his friend to catch up.
    * Well Done, George - A certain muddy monkey needs a bath, but there's no water coming out of the faucet. George and the Man with the Yellow Hat find a broken water pump in their well and head back to the city so George can take that much needed bath. This time when the water stops flowing from the faucet, George takes matters into his own paws and uses his newly acquired knowledge to build a well in their front yard. But can he build a pump to get the water from the ground into his fifth floor bathtub?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#120H] Daniel's Sleepover/Backyard Camping Daniel's Sleepover - Daniel and his parents go to Prince Wednesday's castle for a family sleepover. When Daniel and Prince Wednesday go through their bedtime routines together, Daniel realizes how different it is sleeping at Prince Wednesday's castle. As bedtime nears, Daniel and Prince Wednesday notice some things that are just a little bit scary...but they soon learn that once they investigate further, they actually aren't scary at all! Backyard Camping - Daniel and O the Owl are camping in the yard with Dad Tiger and O is a little hesitant to sleep in this unfamiliar setting. However, once he examines this new setting closely, he learns that it's not so scary! In fact, different can be fun! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#121H] You Are Special/Daniel Is Special You are Special: The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. O the Owl wants to be just like the others and, with a little encouragement, he learns that owls are special too. Daniel is Special: Daniel and Dad take a fall walk through the neighborhood, admiring the colors of the leaves. On their way, they meet Miss Elaina and O the Owl who each do special things that make Daniel wonder if he is as special as they are. Dad reminds Daniel of the things that make him special, like his whimsical imagination! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#203H] Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe * Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make
    * Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. Cat tries to show them how it's done but he can't do it either! Time to go see Timmy Tippy Toe, the Klipspringer who is an expert climber! Timmy teaches them to use their hands and their feet, and now they can reach the top of their own "mountain"!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#132H] Buck-Tooth Bucky/Tiny's Tiny Friend Buck-Tooth Bucky - When Don finds a mystery tooth in Dad's old tooth collection, Dad decides to take the kids on an investigation. They discover that the tooth belongs to a dinosaur called Masiakasaurus, a creature with a mouthful of protruding buck teeth! Tiny's Tiny Friend - Tiny gets upset when she finds a miniature mammal named Cindy Cimolestes has moved into her "Tiny Place," a hole in a tree near the family nest. Buddy ends up using his sharp eyes to help Cindy find a new home that more perfectly fits her small size. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4539H] Music Magic duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#21137] duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#203H] Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora Authentic ingredients flown in from New York, make this delicatessen a special find; while flavors cultivated from a love affair with Mexico are the inspiration at our next stop. And finally the Veneto region of Italy is the focus, with just a dab of Hungarian. duration 26:13   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Mount Rushmore: American Experience High on a granite cliff in South Dakota tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents. Together they constitute the world's largest sculpture. The massive tableau inspires awe and bemusement. How, and when, was it carved? Who possessed the audacity to create such a gargantuan work? The story of Mount Rushmore's creation is as bizarre and wonderful as the monument itself. It is the story of hucksterism and hyperbole, of a massive public works project in the midst of an economic depression. And it is the story of dozens of ordinary Americans who suddenly found themselves suspended high on a cliff face with drills and hammers as a sculptor they considered insane directed them in the creation of what some would call a monstrosity and others a masterpiece. Narrated by Michael Murphy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17182H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11301] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17182H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Odd Squad [#127H] O Games O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#225H] Ground Hog Wake Up Call Aviva tries to prove that groundhogs have amazing creature powers, but instead falls into a deep sleep, leaving the Kratt bros to discover all about hibernation. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#302H] When Fish Fly Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11301] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#34130] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    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
  • 8:00 pm
    Operation Wild [#101] Learn whether an ingenious idea could help save giant pandas, and if an operation deep in the jungle can transform the life of a young gorilla. Watch as an elephant with a gunshot wound makes an extraordinary journey. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 pm
    First Peoples [#103] Asia/Australia What happened when we expanded out of Africa and into Asia - where did we go and whom did they meet along the way? The latest evidence suggests we left far earlier than previously thought and interbred with a newly-discovered type of ancient human - the Denisovans. The existence of these people was only established four years ago, when geneticists extracted DNA from a tiny fragment of finger bone. And because our ancestors mated with them, their genes found a home within our DNA. More than that, they've helped us survive and thrive. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Nova [#4122H] First Man on the Moon When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, he won instant fame. Yet this accomplished engineer and test pilot was so determined to stay out of the limelight that few know the personal story of how his rare combination of talent, luck and experience led to his successful command of Apollo 11. Nova presents an intimate portrait of an unassuming American hero through interviews with Armstrong's family and friends. duration 55:31   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#21138] duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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