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KQED 9: Tuesday, May 26, 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.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#21111] (original broadcast: 5/25/15)
    *A full hour with Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of a new talk show on National Geographic called "Star Talk."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#34103] Tonight on a special holiday edition of Nightly Business Report, a look at the things that could impact your summer budget from the stock market to the outlook for gas prices and travel over the next few months. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1310H] Boy Meets Girl 97% (Holland) - Finally, technology has now been able to help us find love. Via an app on his phone, single and ready to mingle, Bert gets a notice that the girl of his dreams is nearby. Now, all he has to do is find her before the subway train reaches the end of the line... easier said than done.
    MICKEY AND MARIA (Germany) - Twenty year old Maria goes to a birthday party in hopes of escaping her troubles. She has just broken up with her immature boyfriend and has become disenchanted with men and love. Just when she is ready to give up on love, a precocious nine year old Mickey, who knows a good thing when he sees it, offers her the most romantic proposal ever.
    MAN IN SUIT (Holland) - A busy woman is at her wit's end with her family. Her children don't appreciate all the things she does for them. When her husband forgets to tell her that he has to work on the family's planned day to visit the amusement park, she reaches the end of her rope. She decides to seize the day. Now it's Mommy time. Directed by Anna van der Heide. Principal cast: Maria Kraakman, Nick Livramento Silva, Rover Van Gennep, Roosmarijn Van der Hoek, Ali Ben Horsting.
    duration 28:48   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1918H] Charleston, Hour Three The final hour in Charleston, West Virginia, features standout appraisals that include a Newcomb College vase, ca. 1905, in need of a good cleaning; an 1875 W.S. Young landscape oil of the Greenbrier River in West Virginia; and a collection of Noel Coward "Sail Away" memorabilia gifted by Coward himself. Watch to find out which item is valued at $35,000 to $37,000! Also: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rafael Eledge head to the Rosanna A. Blake Library of Confederate History at Marshall University to look at Civil War cigarette booklets. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Homefront, The View intimate portraits of America's military families, with unprecedented access to soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen and women in the all-volunteer military. The revealing documentary tells stories of pride and patriotism, sacrifice and resilience. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Dick Winters: "Hang Tough" This documentary honors one of World War II's most respected combat leaders - Major Richard D. Winters (1918-2011). Emmy-winning British actor Damian Lewis narrates, and shares his thoughts on Winters, who he portrayed in the acclaimed HBO mini-series Band of Brothers. The program traces Winters' formative years growing up in Pennsylvania, his development as a leader in the US Army, the famed attack on Brecourt Manor on D-Day, and the dedication on June 6, 2012 of the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument in Normandy, France. In addition to Winters' own recollections, original members of Winters' unit, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne, speak of his commitment to his men, his heroism and his legacy. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Caillou [#407] I Can Do It! Caillou's learning to do new things, and discovering it's okay to have help while he learns. To prove he's ready to help Dad paint the porch, Caillou paints Rosie's dollhouse first - and Gilbert, with paint-dipped paws, does some painting too! Caillou moves from renovation to recreation when Dad and Sarah teach him to play baseball; Dad teaches him to swim; and Clementine goads him into going down the big kids' slide. Mom shows Caillou how to tie his shoes but he get frustrated and stops trying. With courage and practice, he's soon able to do these things on his own. 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 [#125H] Trading Places/Bad Lemonade * Trading Places - A villain uses one of Oscar's gadgets to cause destruction around town, which eventually leads to Olive getting kicked off the squad. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; understanding place value.
    * Bad Lemonade - Olive and Otto are called in to help when Polly Graph mysteriously quits her lemonade stand. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; creating and interpreting bar graphs and pictographs
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    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
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#610H] No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide * No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam.
    * Here Comes the Tide - When a treasure hunt at the beach leaves George and Marco staring into a big, empty hole, they decide to bury their own treasure chest. But after a swim with a friendly dolphin, they return and discover the tide moved their treasure chest down shore, and it's completely empty! Will the boys recover their missing treasure, or has the tide washed it away forever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#701H] Monkey Down Under/Bright Lights, Little Monkey * Monkey Down Under - G'Day Mate! George and The Man with the Yellow Hat visit the land down under for an Australian outback safari adventure! While the Man goes sightseeing for sea cows, George stays behind to investigate footprints in the sand. Could it be a mysterious hopping clown rabbit? Or perhaps...a baby kangaroo!
    * Bright Lights, Little Monkey - George, Allie, and Bill go on a late-night search for a mysterious creature - the Perseids. But taking pictures in the dark is hard enough without making noise to scare away their camera-shy guests. They'll need a new way to communicate...in a flash!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#117H] Good Morning Daniel/Goodnight Daniel Good Morning Daniel - It's a typical morning in the Tiger household, and Daniel has to get up for school but his playing and imagining distract him from his routine. Daniel learns that his morning routine helps him be ready in time for Trolley to take him to school. Goodnight Daniel - Tonight, Daniel is pretending to be Super Daniel! But after dinner, he has to follow his nighttime routine even though he would rather play. Young viewers follow Daniel as he gets ready for bed and eventually he learns that even super heroes get sleepy. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#118H] Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. All of his friends remind him to keep on trying and finally, he succeeds! O Builds a Tower - In the block corner at school, O the Owl is determined to use all of the blocks to build the tallest tower in the world. After many failed attempts, he is frustrated, but Teacher Harriet and O's friends encourage him to try once again. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#217H] Paper Chase/A Polar Adventure * Paper Chase - Sally and Nick are making paper airplanes, but have run out of paper! Luckily Cat's friend Dr. Twiggles can help them! Off to the Woody Wood Woods to see him. There, Dr. Twiggles shows them how to make new paper out of old paper - recycling! They watch how the old paper is shredded, then water and cleaner are added to make it into a thick, soupy mess! Then they put it through rollers that flatten it into large sheets of paper! Now Nick and Sally can make their airplanes, and the best part, they used recycled paper!
    * A Polar Adventure - Nick and Sally have lost Teddy outside, they need to find him, bears don't like the snow! Well some bears do, proclaims the Cat. In Freeze-Your-Knees-Snowland, Cat's friend Polly the polar bear loves the snow! They meet Polly and her two bear cubs and learn how their thick fur keeps them warm and how their long claws keep them from slipping on the ice. When a storm blows in, Polly keeps everyone warm in her den. Polar bears really do like the cold! Back home, Sally finds Teddy buried under the snow, but he was nice and safe in his own little den!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#122H] Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis * Have You Heard About the Herd? - Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! Ernie introduces the Pteranodons to a herding game that makes even Mrs. Pteranodon put on her game face!
    * Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well!
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4547H] Latinization of Marco duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#21111] (original broadcast: 5/25/15)
    *A full hour with Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of a new talk show on National Geographic called "Star Talk."
    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
    Soul of a Banquet Wayne Wang, director of The Joy Luck Club, takes us into the world of Cecilia Chiang, who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961, and went on to change the course of cuisine in America. The film is equal parts a showcase of delectable gastronomy and a touching portrait of Chiang's journey from a childhood in Beijing before the Cultural Revolution to accidental restaurateur on the West Coast. The film features interviews with Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl and Cecilia Chiang herself. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17146H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11236] EXCESSIVE FORCE - The city of Cleveland today agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the excessive, unconstitutional use of force by the city's police officers. Gwen Ifill has the story.
    SECRET TRIAL - After spending nearly a year in prison in Tehran, Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian had his first day in court today. The Washington Post reports that Rezaian has been charged with espionage. His trial is closed to the public, including his family. Judy Woodruff discusses the case with the journalist's brother, Ali Rezaian, and Maziar Bahari, a former Newsweek correspondent who was detained by Iranian authorities himself in 2009.
    CAMPAIGN CASH - Gwen Ifill sits down with Next Generation co-founder and liberal political funder Thomas Steyer, for a look at political donation on the left-side of the aisle.
    DEADLY JOURNEY - Thousands of migrants, fleeing persecution and impoverishment, are spending weeks trapped at sea, only to discover a different nightmare when they finally land ashore. Jonathan Sparks of Independent Television News reports.
    OPTING OUT - As the school year draws to a close, many students around the country are finishing taking tests tied to the Common Core standards for the first time. In many communities, there has been a strong backlash against these tests, and the standards they are based on. PBS NewsHour's William Brangham examines this backlash and the causes behind it.
    NEW STROKES - Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports on the international market for contemporary art from Vietnam.
    FRONTLINE: OBAMA AT WAR - PBS NewsHour shares a preview of Frontline's new documentary, "Obama at War," on the administration's efforts to combat the Islamic State group and deal with the deadly civil war in Syria.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17146H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Odd Squad [#125H] Trading Places/Bad Lemonade * Trading Places - A villain uses one of Oscar's gadgets to cause destruction around town, which eventually leads to Olive getting kicked off the squad. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; understanding place value.
    * Bad Lemonade - Olive and Otto are called in to help when Polly Graph mysteriously quits her lemonade stand. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; creating and interpreting bar graphs and pictographs
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 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
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#301H] Hermit Crab Shell Exchange Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11236] EXCESSIVE FORCE - The city of Cleveland today agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the excessive, unconstitutional use of force by the city's police officers. Gwen Ifill has the story.
    SECRET TRIAL - After spending nearly a year in prison in Tehran, Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian had his first day in court today. The Washington Post reports that Rezaian has been charged with espionage. His trial is closed to the public, including his family. Judy Woodruff discusses the case with the journalist's brother, Ali Rezaian, and Maziar Bahari, a former Newsweek correspondent who was detained by Iranian authorities himself in 2009.
    CAMPAIGN CASH - Gwen Ifill sits down with Next Generation co-founder and liberal political funder Thomas Steyer, for a look at political donation on the left-side of the aisle.
    DEADLY JOURNEY - Thousands of migrants, fleeing persecution and impoverishment, are spending weeks trapped at sea, only to discover a different nightmare when they finally land ashore. Jonathan Sparks of Independent Television News reports.
    OPTING OUT - As the school year draws to a close, many students around the country are finishing taking tests tied to the Common Core standards for the first time. In many communities, there has been a strong backlash against these tests, and the standards they are based on. PBS NewsHour's William Brangham examines this backlash and the causes behind it.
    NEW STROKES - Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports on the international market for contemporary art from Vietnam.
    FRONTLINE: OBAMA AT WAR - PBS NewsHour shares a preview of Frontline's new documentary, "Obama at War," on the administration's efforts to combat the Islamic State group and deal with the deadly civil war in Syria.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#34104] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Spark! [#502H] Amy X Neuburg, Shuji Ikeda , Stanlee Gatti Avant-garde songstress Amy X Neuburg creates a new song cycle with her Cello Chixtet. Ceramicist Shuji Ikeda fires his woven clay baskets in a kiln that must burn for seven days. Designer Stanlee Gatti creates a floral masterpiece at the Conservatory of Flowers. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#104] The Storm (1920-1933) Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him the following summer. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds a personal and political life of her own. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and, as governor of New York, acts with such vigor and imagination during the first years of the Great Depression that the Democrats turn to him as their presidential nominee in 1932. He survives an attempted assassination as president-elect and at his inauguration tells his frightened countrymen the only thing they have to fear is "fear itself." duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Frontline [#3310H] Obama at War Go inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria. With interviews from key military and diplomatic leaders, this film examines the hard choices facing the president as he tries to defeat the Islamic State without dragging America into a prolonged regional conflict. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    Memory of Forgotten War This program conveys the human costs of military conflict through deeply personal accounts of the Korean War (1950-1953) by four Korean American survivors. Their stories take audiences through the trajectory of the war, from extensive bombing campaigns, to day-to-day struggle for survival, and separation from family members across the DMZ. Decades later, each person reunites with relatives in North Korea, conveying beyond words the meaning of family loss. These stories belie the notion that war ends when the guns are silenced and foreshadow the future of countless other displaced by ongoing military conflict today. duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:30 pm
    Our American Family: The Furutas The first half of the 1900's represents the last era of American life that, for most families, began largely unchanged from the generations that came before. OUR AMERICAN FAMILY: THE FURUTAS Through hard work, the Furutas, a Japanese American family of Wintersburg, CA established a successful goldfish farm, only to have their business devastated and family separated in the wake of WWII. Following years in an Arizona relocation camp, their indomitable spirit prevails as they return home and band together to pursue the American dream a second time. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#21112] (original broadcast: 5/26/15)
    *The Charlie Rose Brain Series continues with an episode on the neurobiology of parenting, care, and neglect. Charlie is joined by Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Catherine Dulac of Harvard University, Susanne Shultz of the University of Manchester, Charles Nelson of Harvard Medical School, Margaret Spinelli of Columbia University, and pediatrician David Levine.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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