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KQED 9: Saturday, April 25, 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.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#21090] (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 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#34082] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5441] * President Obama apologized for the US counterterrorism operation that targeted a suspected al Qaeda compound in Pakistan but inadvertently killed two innocent hostages being held by the group. Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times reports on the US drone strikes that killed the American and Italian citizens who were being held captive.
    * Juana Summers of NPR reports on the historic confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the first female, African-American Attorney General following a five-month partisan battle over an unrelated bill.
    * Jeff Zeleny of CNN takes a closer look at the new attacks against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that call into question foreign donations made to the Clinton Foundation.
    * Hannah Allam of McClatchy Newspapers has the latest on the US Navy operations off the coast of Yemen that are monitoring Iranian ships that may be carrying weapons for Houthi rebels. She explains how the Obama administration is mindful that any reaction to Iran's involvement in Yemen might have an impact on talks regarding the Iranian nuclear program.
    * Plus, hear The New York Times' Peter Baker explain why President Abraham Lincoln is the one president all future presidents want to emulate.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#225H] Bay Area Public Transportation
    Bay Area Public Transportation
    Getting around the Bay Area can be difficult. Traffic is a mess and public transportation isn't always easy. KQED NEWSROOM's Scott Shafer and Thuy Vu talk to the leaders of BART, Caltrain, Muni and VTA about what is and isn't working with the Bay Area's biggest transit systems.

    Guests:
    • Grace Crunican, general manager of BART
    • Ed Reiskin, director of transportation of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
    • Jim Hartnett, general manager of San Mateo County Transit District
    • Michael Hursh, chief operating officer of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1002] Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree? duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    America's Ballroom Challenge [#501H] In the first hour, the six finalists in the American Smooth and American Rhythm divisions compete as a group, performing the five standard dances in their respective categories, with judges scoring their performances. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Voces On PBS [#202] Now En Espanol Explore the ups and downs of being a Latina actress in Hollywood through the lives of the five dynamic women who dub "Desperate Housewives" into Spanish for American audiences. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Spark! [#404] Think Globally With an eye on global influence, Spark meets artists who take creative cues from tradition, history and cultural intersections.
    * Follow two groups as they compete for a chance to perform in this year's Ethnic Dance Festival.
    * Wanderlust photographer Lisa Kristine focuses on the world's myriad indigenous populations.
    *Filipino artist Michael Arcega uses history (and Manila paper) as source material to critique and comment.
    * San Francisco's newest art and cultural institution, the Museum of the African Diaspora, enlightens viewers with exhibitions centered on the African American experience.
    duration 28:02   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#240H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Caillou [#524H] Caillou's Favorite Things Kitty Conundrum: Caillou finds a tiny kitten while desperately searching for his beloved Rexy. He wants to keep the kitten, even though Mommy and Daddy say 'no' - they have Gilbert! When Samantha comes to the door to claim her lost kitten, "Whiskers", Caillou fetches the kitty...and finds Rexy! He remembers it isn't fun losing something you care about, and happily returns the kitty to its rightful owner. Educational Objective: Returning a lost pet to a rightful owner; perspective taking. Caillou's Favourite Sweater: Grandma has knit Caillou a wonderful sweater. He loves it and wears it every day - even after it gets dirty! Finally, on a hot day, Caillou decides to take it off. When he accidentally leaves the sweater in the playground and goes home for the day, he worries something terrible has happened to it. Grandma will be so upset with him! When Mommy and Caillou return the next day to find the sweater is fine, Caillou vows to never wear it again. He decides to keep it in his drawer, nice and safe - until Grandma explains it's okay to wear the sweater - it's meant to be worn - just not everyday. Educational Objective: All things in moderation; taking care of one's possessions. Caillou's Big Dig: Caillou is feeling frustrated while trying to build a model truck. He decides he wants to quit! Daddy suggests Caillou take a break and join him on an errand. Together, they stop by Eric's dig site, where Caillou learns a little bit about archaeology - and he learns that some things take time and effort, but the effort is worth it in the end. Caillou returns home to finish his model, and is proud that he did. Educational Objective: Good things are worth working for. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#807] Desk Wars/Desperately Seeking Stanley * Desk Wars - It's the hottest school day of the year, and tempers are even hotter. To keep the peace, Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks - and sets off a chain reaction resulting in the most explosive desk war in third grade history!
    * Desperately Seeking Stanley - On his third birthday, Arthur's favorite present was Stanley, his teddy bear. Stanley protected Arthur when he was afraid of the dark - and even when his new baby sister DW arrived. But Arthur is 8-years old now - he doesn't need his furry friend anymore - right?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Odd Squad [#118H] Dance Like Nobody Is Watching/Recipe for Disaster * Dance Like Nobody is Watching - When the alarm system at Headquarters is triggered, Olive, Otto, Ms. O, and Oscar must avoid a series of booby traps in order to shut it off. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; pattern recognition and extension.
    * Recipe for Disaster - Olive and Otto explain to Ms. O how a case went wrong, each in their own way. Curriculum: Number operations; determining unknown number in an equation.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#315H] Chameleons On Target Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#707H] Tokyo, Japan - Celebrating The Past and Present Like every other first time visitor, Tokyo's idiosyncratic pop culture, flashy neon-lights, garish billboards and hoards of people threaten to overwhelm Joseph's sensibilities, yet it doesn't take long for this episode to find its cultural center. Ancient temples, revered practices, natural beauty and graceful personal exchanges take the lead as this episode unfolds. On his Tokyo journey Joseph learns that while the glitz and glamor of modern Tokyo excites the senses, the heart and soul of the Japanese is found in their ancient customs and honored traditions. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#503H] Land of Fish and Apples Tina visits Hardanger, the fjord valley known as Norway's orchard. In spring, the valley provides an abundance of wild herbs and edible flowers. High atop a glacier, Tina makes a Norwegian drink and serves it with local fjord trout. duration 27:05   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    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
  • 9:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1007H] Shaking Up The Margarita The Mercado Lazaro Cardenas is pretty standard as far as markets in Mexico City go. But turn one corner and suddenly you're in a different world: The world of coffee geeks, of which Rick is a proud citizen. The Passmar Cafe Finos stall brews espresso with natillas and cappuccino with blue curacao using unique brewing methods and award-winning baristas, and Rick geeks out in the best possible (caffeinated) way. Fully charged on caffeine, Rick's ready for a cocktail. So he pays a visit to mixologist Joseph Mortera, who takes Rick through a couple of his delicious creations including a mescal cocktail made with fresh hoja santa leaves and absinthe. Next up: Ricardo Nava, a bartender at Polanco's sleek bar Limantour, who shakes up his margarita by using mescal, pineapple juice and hot chile. Lucky for us, Rick makes cocktails with herbs from his garden plus some very tasty snacks in his home kitchen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Martin Yan's Taste of Vietnam [#117H] A Village in the Highlands Martin spends a day visiting Trung Do, a picturesque tribal village up in the Northern Highlands. At the ancestral temple, he learns about the history of the village and how their traditional way of life is preserved in this modern age. He is the guest of honor to a delectable feast that comes with tribal dance and music. Recipes: Chicken and Mushroom Rice in a Claypot, Shaking Beef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#102H] Fabulous Fins Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1514H] Pizza and Cookies Go Gluten-Free Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to The Best Gluten-Free Pizza. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of gluten-free spaghetti. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies as good as the original! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#708H] Memphis Ribs and Pretzel Salad Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Memphis-style Wet Ribs. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of blue cheese dressing. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the ultimate Strawberry Pretzel Salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1002] Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree? duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#103H] Two Savory Soups and Ligurian Focaccia Sometimes all you need is a little soup and a little bread. Lidia bakes a Focaccia Genovese and serves it with Le Marche Style Bean Soup prepared with sweet and mellow cabbage. With a few pantry ingredients, she creates a simple and hearty Country Onion Soup. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#201H] Italian Flavor Or Slow Food, Italian Style Joanne loves Italian flavors. She prepares a Spinach and Fennel Salad enhanced with Prosciutto di San Daniele. Then, hungry for a little comfort food, she creates a hearty Tuscan Pot Roast with her student Cheryl and shows her the secret to the perfect creamy polenta. Recipes: Spinach and Fennel Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele, Tuscan Pot Roast, Creamy Polenta with Grana Padano. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#301H] Chicken Chicken has long served as a mainstay of the dinner table. It can be prepared in countless delicious ways, for a weeknight or a special dinner party. In this episode, Martha shows viewers how to prepare chicken paillard - which sounds fancy, but is really quite simple - chicken pot pie and spatchcocked chicken. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#407H] Phyllo Learn everything you need to know about baking with phyllo, as Martha shares some of her favorites: ruffled milk pie, an elegant dessert that's often served as part of a traditional Greek Easter celebration; a savory Moroccan meat pie known as bisteeya; and baklava, a layered pastry made with chopped nuts. Plus, spanakopita, a traditional Greek spinach pie. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#417H] Ice Cream Cakes Chef Keller prepares two luscious ice cream cakes including Baked Alaska and the famous French specialty, Vacherin Glace, made with meringue, raspberry and vanilla ice cream, and Chantilly cream. Recipes: Baked Alaska; Vacherin. duration 28:26   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1514H] Biloxi, MS - Hour Two With NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center near Biloxi, Mississippi as a backdrop, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Noel Barrett to explore the world of vintage space toys. Highlights include a 1943 National League signed baseball; a circa 1770 sword used in the Revolutionary War; and a beautifully preserved 1811 silk-on-silk embroidery, made in Philadelphia and taken from an English print valued at $40,000 to $50,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Hometime [#2822H] Creekside Home Lower Level See how to make the area downstairs more than just a basement. duration 24:40   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1321H] Exterior Lighting Install/Main Water Shutoff Replacement Electrician Scott Caron heads to Cleveland to install some landscape lighting. Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask, "What is it?" Then Richard replaces a water main shutoff. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    This Old House [#3421H] Lexington Project 2015/Finishing Details Roger and landscape designer Tim Lee place the first new plants in the landscaping plan. Richard is using two kinds of radiators to bring heat to the garage and the upstairs sitting room. Tom shows Kevin the progress on the upstairs laundry room, outfitted with simple cabinets and a small countertop. Installer Bob Young shows Norm the new insulated steel garage doors that should help keep the heat inside the garage. In the great room, master electrician Allen Gallant is installing a massive wrought-iron chandelier with 52 bulbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#367H] On Saturday, NewsHour Weekend explores the water crisis in Israel, where over the past few years, the country's water shortage has become a surplus. Through a combination of conservation, reuse and desalination, Israel now has more water than it needs. And that could translate into political progress for the country in the Middle East, one of the most water-stressed regions in the world. NewsHour's Martin Fletcher reports from Israel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    California Forever [#101H] The History of California State Parks This episode highlights the discovery and creation of California's state parks system and celebrates the individuals and groups whose passion and commitment helped preserve and protect them for future generations. It takes viewers on a cultural and historical tour of our state parks highlighting key events, locales and people that made California history. The plot intersects with many important victories that saved much of California's most cherished landscapes and in the process, inspired the creation of the National Park Service and the protection of wilderness. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1002] Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree? duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    ImageMakers [#1308H] Can You Fly? 5 METERS 80 (France) - Ever wonder what giraffes do for fun? Wonder no more.
    9 METER (Denmark) - A young track star's mother is in a coma. Every time he breaks his own personal records, his mother responds by moving her finger. He is convinced that if he can push himself to the limit, he can continuing breaking records in the long jump and this will wake his mom up. He sets out to make the most dangerous jump of his life.
    DUST (England) - A creepy man follows a young girl and her mother home from school one day and waits until dark to sneak into their house. The mysterious man won't leave until he gets what he wants... and doesn't leave until he gets it.
    duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Black Narcissus [#1018] (1946) duration 1:40:49   TVG
  • 9:43 pm
    Great Performances [#3913H] La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema Dawning in the dark aftermath of World War II, the fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, Sergio Leone and others. And a major component of Italian cinema's enduring popularity continues to be a lush selection of sweeping film scores by composers like Nino Rota and Ennio Morricone. Featuring Josh Groban, Renee Fleming and Joshua Bell, GP partners with the New York Philharmonic and music director Alan Gilbert for a romantic concert of audience favorites with music from 81/2, Amarcord,Once Upon a Time in the West, Cinema Paradiso, Life Is Beautiful, Il Postino and more. duration 1:26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:13 pm
    Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began - Live from The Bushnell Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe-nominated star--and American heart-throb--Matthew Morrison came to national prominence through his role as the perpetually optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester on Fox TV's "Glee." The Southern California native was turning heads years earlier on the Great White Way as well and was inspired to lead a life on the stage. Matthew Morrison: Live from the Bushnell Theater puts Morrison's vocal and dance talents, and his high energy front and center for PBS audiences beginning March 2013. Accompanied by an orchestra and his band at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford, Connecticut, Morrison performs songs including "Rocket Man," "Ease on Down the Road," "Lady is a Tramp," "Sway," "Don't Mean a Thing" and more. The project is headed by Maroon 5 front man and VOICE coach Adam Levine's 222 Records. duration 36:32   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#410H] Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Steve Case The Museum's Revolutionaries speaker series goes on the road with a first stop at NPR's corporate headquarters in Washington, DC, with guest Steve Case. He shares his passion for starting companies and for supporting entrepreneurs, his work in the public policy arena and his philanthropic endeavors. duration 54:13   STEREO TVG
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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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