TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Friday, April 6, 2012
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.
12:00 amCharlie Rose [#18074] (original broadcast date: 04/05/12)
* Ibrahim Kalin, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey
* Francis Fukuyama and Gideon Rose on "The Clash of Ideas: The Ideological Battles that Made the Modern World - And Will Shape the Future." duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#31199Z] President Obama signs The Jobs Act, but is this "business boosting" law getting rid of too much regulation? Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh takes a look. Hyundai's been getting a lot of attention at the New York Auto Show. CEO John Krafcik tells NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib how he's staying popular with consumers. How far are you willing to travel for work? More people are choosing to live in one city and work in another. New York Correspondent Erika Miller reports. The stock rally is built on the back of government help. That's what Marrill Lynch's Christopher Wolfe thinks. He'll have more in this week's "Market Monitor." Being an entrepreneur isn't always as good as it seems. Inc.com's Eric Schurenberg explains what he thinks America's economy needs. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
1:30 amCheck, Please! Bay Area [#508H] El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong Mexican food just like our guest's grandmother used to make can be found at El Metate Restaurant.
And CreoLa Bistro is a quaint place with all things Cajun and Creole and flavors from Louisiana. < br>Finally, for colorful Thai food served up in a calm, spa-like atmosphere go to Benjarong Thai Cuisine. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
2:00 amLost Treasures of the Ancient World [#101] Ancient Rome: The Glorious Empire This episode provides a unique record of the treasures left by the remarkable civilization that was ancient Rome. It includes virtual reconstructions of the Coliseum and the Pantheon, which provide insight into their actual operations and functions in ancient times. duration 48:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
2:50 amLost Treasures of the Ancient World [#201] The Romans In North Africa Within easy reach of Rome, the rich and fertile territories of Northern Africa inevitably became part of the Roman Empire. This program features major Roman dwellings in the region, including Carthage, the underground city of Bulla Regia and recently discovered Chimtou. duration 1:09:37 STEREO TVG
4:00 amIndependent Lens [#1317H] Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey BEING ELMO: Every day, millions tune in to Sesame Street to see one of the world's most adored and recognizable characters -- a furry red monster named Elmo. Yet, with all of Elmo's fame, the man behind the icon is able to walk down the street without being recognized. Meet Kevin Clash. As a teenager growing up in Baltimore in the 1970s, Kevin had very different aspirations from his classmates -- he wanted to be a puppeteer. More specifically, he wanted to be part of Jim Henson's team, the creative force responsible for delivering the magic of Sesame Street on a daily basis. With a supportive family behind him, Kevin made his dreams come true. Combining archival footage with material from the present day, filmmaker Constance Marks explores Kevin's story in vivid detail and chronicles the meteoric rise of Jim Henson in the process. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg and including interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O'Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others, this insightful and personal documentary offers up a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Henson legacy. BIKE RACE:Two friends compete in a bicycle race to determine whether, Eddy Merckx or Lance Armstrong are the best cyclists and one of the friends finds love in the process. duration 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
5:30 amImageMakers [#802H] Amazing Animation ROCKFISH - USA
There is something lurking deep below the rocks.. .something ancient... something hungry... something very, very big. An intergalactic exterminator uses an elaborate rig to drill a hole to catch the mother of all rockfish. Strap yourself in and get ready for the ride of your life in Tim Miller's thrilling animated short. The production company is in discussion to make Rockfish into a feature film.
DESCENDANTS - USA/Germany
Jealousy, pride and revenge conspire to set one flower against another in this exquisite tale depicting evolution in action. One is a beautiful white flower full of wonder; the other, a decaying red flower (voiced by Whoopi Goldberg) wise to the wickedness of the world. Stunning animation enchants this forest fable about the dream of reaching the unreachable and the fact that something good can come from something evil. Directed and written by Heiko van der Scherm.
GARBAGE ANGELS - Canada
Inanimate objects in a garbage dump take on the behavior of African animals in this ingenious animation by Pierre Trudeau. In this throw away world, the spirit of everything lives (recycles) on. duration 29:30 STEREO TVPG
6:00 amRaggs [#145H] Friends Trilby's best friend, Polly Possum, is moving away, so the dogs explore ways to keep in touch with a friend. Together they make friendship presents. When B. Max introduces everybody to his imaginary friend, Professor Fluffy, the others decide to use their imagination and pretend they have friends like this, too. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
6:30 amWild Kratts [#132H] Flight of the Pollinators When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
7:00 amArthur [#1209] Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic * Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all.
* Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. When Buster is hired as the magician for DW's birthday party, Arthur is tempted to show the kids that Buster's tricks aren't so magical after all. Or, will Arthur step in and help his friend after all? duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:30 amCaillou [#421] Try, Try Again Caillou, Grandpa and Dad go for a special hike in the woods. Caillou has to catch a falling leaf before it touches the ground. After a while he gets frustrated but Grandpa tells him to try and try again, that is the only way. And it pays off! Caillou gets frustrated while learning to tie his shoes, but by watching Rosie he learns you can succeed if you keep trying. Also today, Caillou goes to the swimming pool where Daddy teaches Caillou how to swim. After a few lessons, Caillou gets better and better and soon he can swim on his own. Then, Caillou discovers baseball for the first time. He wants to play and patiently Dad works at teaching him. Caillou is all ready to throw in the towel as each toss passes him by, but when he sees Sarah and Billy really doing it he gets an opportunity to practice what he's learned. A few more lessons and Caillou is on his way to becoming a neighbourhood baseball player. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
8:00 amCurious George [#502H] Downhill Racer/Book Monkey * Downhill Racer - When George hears about the annual soapbox derby, he enlists Allie to help him make the coolest car a monkey could drive. But even with the help of Bill's instruction manual, building a car takes a lot of work and car parts sure are hard to find. Will their car made out of wagon wheels, a kayak, and brakes from a buggy race past the finish line or are they on a crash course?
* Book Monkey - George loves books and helping others, so volunteering to help the librarian is a no-brainer! But when she is called away, George may have volunteered for a bigger job than he expected. He does his best to reshelf books, but when people can't find what they're looking for, he starts over from scratch. After he sorts by the color, then size, then subject, how will the exhausted little monkey react when the librarian tells him that books are also sorted alphabetically? duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:30 amCat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#124H] Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow * Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. Sally's flower is sure to grow once she gets some of her own secret super diggers to help!
* Pucker Up and Blow - Nick and Sally are trying to whistle but they just can't seem to get it right! The Cat takes them to visit his friend, Rocky the Winter Wren, who is an expert whistler. Rocky, and his son Ricky, offer this advice: if you want to whistle, start with one note and practice. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:00 amSuper Why! [#110] The Elves and the Shoemaker Whyatt has a secret admirer! The Super Readers visit the Elves and the Shoemaker and discover that the Shoemaker is just as curious about his own secret friends! The Super Readers help the Shoemaker write a note of his own, and Whyatt uncovers his mysterious admirer. Educational Objectives: To learn about making friends, explore the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. Kids will find that the power to read can change the story.