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KQED 9: Sunday, January 27, 2013

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Sunday, January 27, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#202H] An Evening with Bill Ford Meet Bill Ford, the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. He speaks about the company's entry into Silicon Valley's brand of innovation and creativity with a new research lab in a wide-ranging conversation with Computer History Museum's John Hollar. duration 53:13   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#502H] Pomelo, Deedee's, Farina Enjoy a light take on healthy, family-style vegetarian cuisine from North Western India at Deedee's on Lafayette Street in Santa Clara. Next, Farina on 18th in San Francisco takes you to the Ligurian region of Italy where fresh, organic ingredients shine. Finally, Pomelo on Church in San Francisco offers global tastes with fragrant aromas and big bowls of nourishment. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    ImageMakers [#908H] An Arrow Through The Heart GOD OF LOVE - USA
    Academy Award Winner 2011 Best Live Action Short.. Meet Raymond Goodfellow, a multi-talented artist who combines lounge singing with his champion dart throwing ability. He has fallen head over heels for his bass player, but she's in love with the guitarist. His prayers are answered, or so he thinks, when he receives a package of passion-inducing darts. Principal cast: Luke Matheny, Marian Brock, Christopher Hirsh, Emily Young and Miguel Rosales.
    SHOOTING BLANKS - Ireland
    The loneliest feeling in the world is to love someone who doesn't love you. Cupid is an admitted alcoholic who has had his own heart broken one too many times. If he can't be happy in love, why should anyone else? A new love potion offers him one last shot at redemption.Have his own bitter experiences poisoned him forever or will he be able to shoot a bull's eye for Zoe and Martin? Written and directed by Liam Gavin. Principal cast: Luke De Wolfson, Amy Phillips and Mark Holloway.
    duration 29:50   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    No Way Out [#1057] No Way Out The secretary of Defense (Gene Hackman) forces a Pentagon naval aide (Kevin Costner) to lead a manhunt for a Soviet spy during a murder cover-up. Cast: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young. duration 1:50:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Platoon [#1058] Platoon Two sergeants and a private join others lost in war along the 1967 Cambodian border. Cast: Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen. duration 1:55:58   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#159H] Dinosaurs The dogs teach Razzles about Dinosaurs so she'll know how to dress for a Dinosaur Party. Raggs and Trilby get silly when they pretend that a new football is a dinosaur egg and Razzles and Pido believe them. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#207H] Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral * Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. After shrinking down in the Thingamajigger, they find Wally and start to play the Tough Enough game! Wally is tough enough to live anywhere, so it's off to Freeze Your Knees Snowland to test it out. Then they go to the super hot Gritchity-Gratch Desert, then even a trip into space! Wally can live anywhere! He really is the toughest of all!
    * How Cool is Coral - The Cat needs help! He needs to get his fish friend Ting Tang Tony back to his family. Off to Scoobamareen they go!Tony and Cat got distracted while he was drawing pictures of the beautiful coral that's all around them. Using Cat's drawings as a map,they swim to get Tony back home. Along the way they meet little polyps that live in the coral and learn that they actually helped to make it! They learn about how long it takes to make and how delicate it is. Luckily they soon find Tony's family and they're reunited. Back home Nick and Sally make their own coral drawings, cause you never know when the Cat might need help again!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#103H] Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. Daniel Goes to School - When Daniel joins the rest of his friends at school, he doesn't want his Dad to leave - until Dad Tiger reminds him that "grownups come back." Then, Miss Elaina loses her locket and misses her mom, Lady Elaine. The kids help Miss Elaina find the locket and enjoy the rest of the school day. After lunch, the grownups return to the school. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#428] Changing Plans Caillou learns to cope with change. It's raining outside but there is no stopping Caillou! He sees a robin catch a worm and is thrilled when he finds a worm of his own. When Leo calls to invite Caillou over to play, Caillou isn't sure at first if he wants to go since he's having such a great time by himself. Later, Caillou, Rosie and Mom are having fun at the park when the ice-cream man comes around. Caillou wants an ice-cream but the ice-cream man leaves before he can get there. On a suggestion from Dad, Caillou becomes the "ice-cream man." Also, Caillou just loves his Superbear storybook. When Caillou wants to hear it again and again, Dad explains that he has other things to do. Caillou decides to make up a story on his own and plays it out with Rosie. Then, Caillou is playing a board game with Mom and he gets a little upset when he discovers that she is going to win. He tries to change the rules but Mom stands her ground. These are the rules and you can't always win. Caillou is excited when Miss Martin takes him and his friends to the park for some special activities. All the rules are not easy to grasp, and the kids have a few comical mishaps in the process. Caillou discovers that you don't always have to win to be proud of yourself. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#405H] Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School * Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess?
    * Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. Can George and Hundley figure out a way to get Charkie to cross the finish line amid all the distractions?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Cat 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 am
    Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea This hour-long special features two Wild Kratts episodes.
    * Speaking Dolphinese - The Wild Kratts team is on a mission to decode the secret language of one of the smartest creatures on earth - dolphins! With the help of Aviva's experimental dolphin decoder and two young dolphin tutors, Chris and Martin join a pod and try to speak "dolphinese". But when their newfound friends get caught in a jam with the dolphins' only true creature enemy - a hungry shark - the bros get embroiled in a hair-raising rescue mission that tests their new creature language skills.
    * Blowfish Blowout - When the miniaturized Kratt bros get swept up and lost in a swath of plankton, they become part of a crowd of fish larva all headed to the most populated and diverse habitat on earth - the coral reef. As Aviva and the gang search for them, the lost bros take up residence on the reef alongside a newfound porcupinefish friend, who will hopefully show them how to survive in this fish-eat-fish world until they are rescued. But when Donita shows up searching for a special sea crown fit for a fashion queen, the gang must return the favor and rescue their friend.
    duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#133] Clifford's Hiccups/It's My Party *Clifford's Hiccups - Clifford gets a bad case of the hiccups and that's a real problem with a dog the size of Clifford! His dog friends work together to come up with various remedies for Clifford.
    * It's My Party - When Jetta throws a movie-watching party, she expects everyone to do things her way which in this case means watching home-movies of herself. The other kids try their best, but are soon bored and take a vote to go outside and make their own movie with Vaz's movie camera.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#102] The Monster In 3-B/Cat-Tastrophe "The Monster in 3-B" - At the beginning of the new school year the Howards get new neighbors that Clifford and the other animals are, at first, nervous to meet.

    "Cat-tastrophe" - Clifford tries to be a good host when Flo and Zo stay with the Howards, but the kittens are not the most considerate guests.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3005H] Attenborough's Life Stories: Life On Camera This mini-series focuses on three fields that David Attenborough feels have been transformed most profoundly: filmmaking, science and the environment. Richly illustrated with the sequences he has spent 60 years capturing (re-mastered for the first time in HD), with new interviews in which he revisits the content, stories and locations that were featured in his landmark series and packed with the personal anecdotes of the BBC's most accomplished raconteur, this series will be a synopsis of a unique half-century. duration 56:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#101H] Macbeth with Ethan Hawke Ethan Hawke invites viewers to join him in his quest to play Shakespeare's murderous Thane of Cawdor by uncovering the true story that served as inspiration, immersing himself in some of the most memorable and innovative productions and discovering Shakespeare's extraordinary insights into the criminal mind. duration 55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#102H] The Comedies with Joely Richardson Joely Richardson investigates (with her mother Vanessa Redgrave) the legacy of these two brilliant cross-dressing comedies and the great comic and romantic heroines created by Shakespeare in two perennially popular plays. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Secrets of Highclere Castle It may be more famous now than any time in its 1300-year history as the setting of "Downton Abbey," but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling "below stairs." Also find out how the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, spend $1 million in annual upkeep funds and what life in a fairytale castle is like today. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    Inside Washington [#2441] duration 26:46   TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    McLaughlin Group [#3105] TOPICS: Benghazi Revisited; Obama's Inaugural; Women in Combat? PANELISTS: Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner. duration 27:30   TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2415H] January 25, 2013 Guest Host: Thuy Vu.
    News Panel:
    STATE OF THE STATE: Gov. Jerry Brown delivered more good news in an upbeat State of the State address, thanking lawmakers, voters and others for making tough decisions to balance the budget. The governor described his long term vision for revamping education funding and revising the state's environmental law. He also promoted the construction of high-speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to transport water from north to south.
    OAKLAND CONSULTANT STIRS CONTROVERSY: The Oakland City Council approved the hiring of police consultant William Bratton after a heated meeting that drew hundreds from the community and lasted more than 9 hours. Previously chief of the LAPD and NYPD, Bratton is known for aggressive tactics, including the highly controversial "stop and frisk" policy which has raised concerns over civil rights and racial profiling. Oakland is the most violent city in the state, with a 23% increase in serious crime in 2012.
    APPLE EARNINGS: Apple Inc. reported a $13 billion profit in the fourth quarter of 2012, bringing last year's total profit to over $40 billion. But the maker of the highly popular iPads and iPhones found investors still hedging their bets, with a marked drop in the price of the company's stock.
    Guests: John Myers, News10 KXTV ABC Sacramento; Matthai Kuruvila, San Francisco Chronicle; and Jolie O'Dell, VentureBeat.
    SFJAZZ CENTER OPENING: The new SFJAZZ Center opened this week to rave reviews with all-star performances and celebrity appearances, including Bill Cosby. Hailed as the first stand-alone hall in the west exclusively for jazz performance and education, the venue features a 700-seat auditorium with a state of the art sound system. The center, located in the Hayes Valley neighborhood in the heart of the city's arts corridor, will draw big name acts as well as support local musicians and school groups.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#302H] New Kapadokia, Aperto and Masa's Fragrant Turkish aromas and flavors are served up at our first eatery. Then we visit a little neighborhood spot featuring local ingredients presented on an Italian menu. Finally, chic dining in elegant surroundings and perfect service make our last visit memorable. duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Moyers & Company [#203H] What's Fueling The Modern Abortion Debate? * This year marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that overturned many federal and state restrictions on a woman's right to an abortion. But while polls show that most Americans support the decision, and that a majority - for the first time - believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, anti-abortion forces show no sign of relenting. A study by the Guttmacher Institute reported that state legislatures passed 92 provisions restricting a woman's access to reproductive health care in 2011 - a number four times higher than the previous year.
    This week, Bill discusses the changing face of the reproductive rights movement and those it serves - as well as the success of social conservatives on the abortion front - with Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, Executive Director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and Lynn Paltrow, founder and Executive Director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women.
    * In a second segment, Bill talks to US Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) on the bipartisan bill to repeal the $500 million mysterious Congressional giveaway to the drug company Amgen.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#805H] Sons of a Gun Lance, Craig and Ubaldo live with schizophrenia. They also live with Larry, their alcoholic caregiver/"dad". And even though none of them is related by blood, they've lived together as a family for 20 years. This documentary follows this unique family as they get evicted, move into a cramped motel room, joke around, and scramble to find a new home before self-destructing. duration 57:49   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nova [#4003H] Rise of the Drones A revolution is transforming the armed forces of every nation. Nova launches an investigation of the explosive growth of airborne UAVs or pilotless drones. During the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the US deployed only a handful; now, it has more than 7000. Besides the US, over 40 other nations are now building or buying these increasingly lethal and cost-effective weapons, and it's only a matter of time before a terrorist group turns the technology against Western targets. The latest Predators can track 12 targets at once, trace footprints back to their source and even recognize individual faces. Yesterday's soldiers and pilots put their lives on the line but today, a UAV pilot can "fly" a mission in Afghanistan remotely from a base in Nevada. As one pilot said, after carrying out a strike, "within 20 minutes you can be sitting at the dinner table talking to your kids." That new ability has already saved hundreds if not thousands of US service lives but may make military strikes a more tempting, seemingly risk-free option. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Elizabeth I: Killer Queen? Elizabeth I, crowned in 1559, reigned as Queen of England for more than 40 years until her death in 1603. Historian Chris Skidmore presents a real-life murder mystery that has lain unsolved for 450 years. Did a controversial affair between Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley lead to a savage murder? The sudden death of Dudley's wife Amy Robsart in September 1560 sent shock waves through Elizabeth's court, and the entire country. duration 48:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4304(] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 4 The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. Meanwhile, new faces try to fit into the tight-knit circle of servants. New evidence turns up in a baffling case. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Yet his reputation rests on only a handful of pictures - including the world's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa. Fiona Bruce attempts to uncover the story of this enigmatic genius. She begins her journey in Leonardo's birthplace, the small town of Vinci in Tuscany, and follows in his footsteps to Florence, where he was apprenticed to the master painter Verrocchio. In Paris, Fiona is given a private view of the Mona Lisa and learns the secret of how Leonardo achieved the extraordinary effect of the picture on generations of art lovers: by meticulously applying layer upon layer of paint thinly mixed with oil to produce a smoky, mysterious finish. And in New York, she is given an exclusive preview of a sensational discovery: a new Leonardo, thought to have disappeared centuries ago, Salvator Mundi, The Savior of the World. duration 50:49   STEREO
  • 11:00 pm
    Barnes Collection - PBS Arts This program uses the relocation and renaissance of the Barnes Foundation as a vehicle for telling the story of the quirky, quarrelsome, question mark of a man, Dr. Albert C. Barnes and his astounding art collection. For the first time, public viewers will get an exclusive look at Dr. Barnes' collection - thousands of magnificent works of art by some of the most famous names in art history such as Picasso, Cezanne, Renoir and Matisse - and the new museum that now houses it. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3809H] Bob Mould/Delta Spirit ACL showcases alternative rock with Bob Mould and Delta Spirit. Punk veteran Mould showcases cuts from his acclaimed record Silver Age, while young bucks Delta Spirit highlight their self-titled LP. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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