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KQED 9: Saturday, March 23, 2013

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Saturday, March 23, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19065] (original broadcast date: 03/22/13)
    A look at Iraq 10 years later with Michael Gordon of The New York Times; Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Dexter Filkins of the New Yorker; and John Burns of The New York Times.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32078] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as part of our Spring Buying Season series, Sharon Epperson looks at why waiting to refinance your mortgage could be a costly mistake. And, top stock picks from our weekly Market Monitor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2422H] March 22, 2013 Guest Host: Scott Shafer
    SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BEFORE THE US SUPREME COURT
    Next Tuesday, more than 4 years after California voters approved Proposition 8, the state's ban on same sex marriage gets a full hearing before the US Supreme Court. The high court will also hear oral arguments for and against the Defense of Marriage Act, known as DOMA. This comes as recent polls show a significant jump in support for same-sex marriage. The political climate has also shifted. President Obama and some prominent Republicans have recently voiced support for gay marriage. We look back at the series of events leading to this historical moment.
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom recalls his controversial decision as mayor of San Francisco to grant marriage licenses to gay couples in 2004. His actions helped to energize supporters of traditional marriage.
    Attorney Andrew Pugno, General Counsel for ProtectMarriage.com - sponsors of Proposition 8 - talks about the legal defense he is helping to present to the US Supreme Court.
    Plus, legal experts explain what issues are before the high court, and how the possible outcomes could have an impact in California and beyond.
    Guests:
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom
    Atty. Andrew Pugno, ProtectMarriage.com
    Vik Amar, UC Davis School of Law
    Jane Schacter, Stanford Law School
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Washington Week [#5238H] President Obama urged Middle East leaders to resume Israel-Palestinian peace talks during his first trip to the region as president this week. But US efforts to reach a mutually acceptable compromise in the conflict-ridden region are complicated by the president's strained relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iran's growing nuclear ambitions, and reports that chemical weapons may have been used in nearby Syria. Tom Gjelten of NPR and David Sanger of The New York Times will report on whether Mr. Obama's visit will change the landscape in the troubled region.
    Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post and John Harris of Politico will have analysis of a Republican self-examination on the 2012 elections that concluded the party needs to adopt a more inclusive tone to overcome a public image that it is "narrow-minded" and "out-of-touch. " Plus they will take a look at why a recent surge in support for same-sex marriage could shift the political balance on this issue and the political calculations that go along with that support.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#611H] Cafe Aquarius, Tanguito, Vega Diners follow the aroma of fragrant cinnamon rolls to Cafe Aquarius in Emeryville to enjoy breakfast or lunch. Others walk past the crab stands at Fisherman's Wharf and go directly to Tanguito Argentinean Grill and Empanadas for bold tastes of South America. Finally, San Francisco's VEGA may be small in size, but it's big on family and Italian flavors duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize A lineup of top entertainers including Fred Armisen, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, Jane Krakowski, Steve Martin, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler and Betty White will salute Tina Fey in the Concert Hall at the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize For American Humor. The evening will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the popular writer, producer, actress and comedienne. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14
  • 4:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1002H] Love Is Complicated AFTER THE CREDITS - Australia
    Love means never having to say you're sorry ... yeah, right! We've seen it a hundred times before - boy meets girl and they live happily ever after. What all those Hollywood romantic comedies don't show you is what happens after the movie credits end. We all know it's a completely different story. Real love means having to say you're sorry over and over and over. Written and directed by Josh Lawson. Josh makes a cameo in the film as the rude passenger. Principal cast: Toby Schmitz and Robin McLeavy.
    ANYTHING FOR YOU - USA
    What starts out as a simple lunch date, ends with two women revealing their deepest secrets. Lynette can't help fantasizing about cheating on her husband and believes she has found the perfect solution to her dilemma. Shocked and dismayed, her best friend Gail is forced to drop a bombshell of her own, one that will change their friendship forever. Produced and directed by Laura Belsey. Principal cast: Kathleen McElfresh and Corena Chase.
    duration 26:56   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Need To Know [#312H] This week NTK medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay examines whether the Food and Drug Administration's medical device review process adequately protects the public. Also, anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Dr. Josh Rising, project director of the Medical Device Initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 am
    Spark! [#510H] Erika Chong Shuch, Jesus Aguilar and Kathy Aoki * Go on a creative journey with choreographer and dancer Erika Chong Shuch from the Headlands Center to center stage.
    * Explore a language created by modern technology with experimental artist Jesus Aguilar.
    * Challenge gender stereotypes with printmaker Kathy Aoki.
    * Experience the animation of M dot Strange.
    duration 28:03   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#158H] Dreams B. Max tries to remember a dream he had about a great new song he wrote, so the dogs try to get him to go back to sleep. Raggs dreams about eggs outside and the dogs try to help him figure out what it means. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#114H] The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight * The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house!
    * Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. The Cat takes him and Sally to meet the best holder-on-ever, his tiny little friend Larry the limpet. After shrinking down to limpet size, Nick and Sally learn how to hang onto the rocks with the help of natural hand- and footholds, some sticky stuff on their feet, and plain old perseverance. Now Nick knows that in order to stay on the monkey bars, he needs to keep trying!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#112H] Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. Daniel is Big Enough to Help Dad - Dad Tiger is building a playhouse, and Daniel wants to help out. Daniel is frustrated that he is not big enough to use the grown up tools. Dad Tiger shows Daniel that there are things he can do to help that he's just the right size for. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#501H] Caillou Cares Caillou's Cricket: Caillou inadvertently brings a cricket in the house and decides it'll be fun to keep it as a pet. When the cricket gets loose and Caillou goes on a wild-cricket hunt, he's suddenly able to see things from the cricket's perspective...and decides to put the cricket back outside where it belongs. Educational Objective: Wild creatures belong in their natural habitat; empathy. Dog Dilemma: When Sarah gets a new dog, Caillou is actually a little jealous. All Sarah wants to do is play with her new pup! Caillou feels a little annoyed with the dog...until he dog-sits for an afternoon and realizes Sarah's dog is actually pretty great. He and Sarah talk about their feelings, and they decide it'd be fun for all of them to play together. Educational Objective: Jealousy; the importance of communication. The Spider Issue: After looking at a spider alien comic book with his older pal, Andre, Caillou feels afraid of real spiders. He's nervous around the house, until Daddy tells him some spider facts and shows him how cool spiders can really be...and Caillou has to agree; they ARE pretty cool! Educational Objective: Learning the difference between fact and fiction. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Travelscope [#410H] Gathering In Scotland Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for more than 300 years, yet it has managed to maintain its distinct customs, culture and character. Joseph dons his tartan and joins the Scottish clans for a bit of culture and fun at The Gathering in Edinburgh where hundreds of clans and thousands of people come together for sport, folk dancing, arts, crafts and bag piping. During his travels Joseph explores Glasgow, imbibes a dram or two of the local product at an island whiskey distillery and meets his grace, the Duke of Argyle, at Inverary Castle during the Campbell clans' Highland Games. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#106H] Rice If you have rice in your pantry, you're well on your way to a great meal - something you have in common with home cooks around the globe. Martha offers a lesson on the world's most common grain, starting with a perfect pot of fluffy white rice that you can incorporate into a main course or serve as an accompaniment to a host of other dishes. From there, she'll show you her tried-and-true techniques for flavorful pilaf, risotto and Thai fried rice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#601H] Don Pico's Bistro, Lovejoy's Tea Room, Saha First, a celebration of food from Mexico, "taking tea" in a unique setting, and exotic dining with Yemenese Arabic cuisine. The guests make a lively bunch that revels in their restaurant selections of Don Pico's Mexican Bistro and Cevicheria, Lovejoy's Tea Room, and Saha. Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Mind of A Chef, The [#110H] Japan David Chang travels from Tokyo to Kyoto to meet and eat with friends and to explore the different ingredients and culinary techniques of the eastern world. He visits a street market in Tokyo, a fish auction in Kyoto and finishes the trip at a Michelin three-star restaurant, Kikunoi. In the kitchen, he cooks yakitori. duration 25:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1024H] On the Road in San Antonio with Diana Barrios Trevino Ming joins Chef Diana Barrios Trevino and her family at their famous restaurant, Los Barrios, and learns how to make simple, delicious, flavorful Tex-Mex cuisine right along side Diana and her brother. After "shopping" in the Trevino's family kitchen, Ming comes up with his own take on Tex-Mex cuisine. duration 27:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#111H] Cattle Call Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1311H] Company's Coming Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Prime Rib and perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts at home. Finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of premium butters. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#404H] Tropical Barbecue Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. And finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to perfect Chinese BBQ Spareribs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#205H] Spiced Up First, Joanne turns fresh plums into a cheese-worthy chutney with ginger and then Joan returns for an encore. They use a combination of Indian spices to prepare Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub with Pan Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard seeds. Recipes: Plum and Ginger Chutney with Italian Cheeses, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub, Pan-Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard Seeds. Student: Joan Boada. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#212H] St. Louis's Little Italy Everyone loves a warm plate of Spaghetti & Meatballs, and today Lidia teaches the viewer how to take that classic and make it the way she loves to eat it. She also adds a Sicilian specialty - arancini - or Rice Balls to the menu. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#512H] Tropisueno, Bobo's and Pisces California Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen is a great place to congregate with friends for top-shelf Margaritas and hearty Mexican food. Next, a place decorated with an amusing touch of the circus, although the real spectacle is the special dry-aged steak at Bobo's. Finally, a little upscale neighborhood place with good food at reasonable prices at Pisces California Cuisine. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#112H] Frying The best fried foods are golden brown on the outside and deliciously tender within - never greasy or soggy. Yet frying is a technique that can elude even the most ambitious home cook. In this episode, Martha offers lessons in how to deep-fry and pan-fry to perfection in your own kitchen. Recipes and step-by-step techniques include French fries, pan-fried chicken (a Southern favorite marinated in buttermilk before coating) and Japanese tempura vegetables with dipping sauces. She shares lots of tips for keeping foods crisp without allowing them to absorb excess oil. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#216] Spotlight On Crusts Besides great flavors, chefs know that the right textures of a dish introduced through a great crust can propel it into new dimensions. Chef Keller crowns salmon filets with a special crust inspired from his Alsatian roots and then makes a succulent beef tenderloin which is slow-roasted under a herb-scented salt canopy. Recipes: Choucroute Crusted Salmon; Beef Tenderloin in Herb-Salt Crust. duration 28:27   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#306H] Remembering Julia Sara pays tribute to her mentor, Julia Child, by cooking favorite dishes from their years together on Julia Child and More Company and Good Morning America. With lots of never-before-seen photos and archival footage, Sara whips up her versions of Julia's French favorites such as Broccoli and Goat Cheese Souffleed Omelet, Fish Meuniere and Chicken Cassoulet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1210H] Spokane, Wa - Hour One When AR arrives in Spokane, Washington, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser David McCarron head to the city's historic Riverfront Park where a century-old carousel drives a conversation about the ups and downs of collecting carousel animals. At the Spokane Convention Center, it's a wild ride for the appraisers when collectors bring such diverse finds as a 1905 bird's-eye-view map of Spokane; a necklace that flunks a critical test; and a collection of items - a framed photo and letters dating back to 1862 - signed by President Lincoln, assigned a value of $75,000 to $100,000. duration 55:19   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3229H] Audi Rs 5 Road Test: 2013 Audi RS 5 * Road Test: 2013 Ford C-Max Energi * Goss' Garage: Brake Fluid Basics duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Hometime [#2624] Timber Shed Doors The crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    This Old House [#3212H] Cambridge 2012/Rounding The Corner After a visit to "this old record store," Kevin helps Roger install plastic drywells to keep the yard from flooding in heavy rains and checks out the sleek new cabinets with kitchen designer Kathy Marshall. Learn about thermostats that program themselves and Ipe deck tiles that go right over an old deck. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1122H] Solving a Melted Mystery/Performing a Whole-House Energy Audit General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner solve the mystery of her melted vinyl siding. Then, Tom, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Kevin and a specialist perform a whole-house energy audit. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Life Is A Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story The star of Auntie Mame, His Girl Friday, Gypsy, and scores of other memorable films and Broadway shows, Rosalind Russell came into her own during Hollywood's Golden Era and was paired with many of the luminaries of that time, including Joan Crawford, Cary Grant, and Kirk Douglas. Long an advocate for those with disabilities, late in life this unique and pioneering talent was struck with severe rheumatoid arthritis, which derailed her career. Thereafter, Russell championed the needs of millions also suffering from the disease. Whether considered for her sophisticated comedy roles or dignity under duress, her humanity shines through. Narrated by Kathleen Turner, this insightful and warm profile comes on the occasion of the approach of the 75th anniversary of her breakthrough role as Sylvia Fowler in The Women (1939) and the 55th anniversary of her most famous role as Mame Dennis in Auntie Mame (1958). duration 1:12:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#506] Incontro Ristorante, Aunti April's & Butterfly duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    ImageMakers [#911H] Imagine A World Without Me SEE YOU - DENMARK
    14 year old Nete's world collapses when her twin brother Noah is killed in a car accident. The family decides to move to Copenhagen to start life anew. Nete, still traumatized by her brother's death, begins classes in a new school, but the day she starts, she finds she is not the only new student. To everyone else he is just the new boy, but Nete is in total shock - because the boy looks exactly like her brother. Get out your handkerchiefs for a surprising and touching film highlighting the important connection between brothers and sisters. Written and directed by Jesper Waldvogel Rasmussen. The film was short listed for the 2009 Academy Awards. Principal cast: Coco Hjardemaal, Mikkel Juul Jensen, Henrik Birch and Julie Carlsen.
    duration 28:17   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Top Hat [#1060] Top Hat Directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Eric Clore and Erik Rhodes. A knockout of a musical with Astaire and Rogers at their brightest, doing "Cheek to Cheek," "Isn't This a Lovely Day To Be Caught in the Rain," "Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails," the epic "Piccolino," and other Irving Berlin songs. Astaire and Rogers star in the typical mistaken-identity plot with wonderful support from the rest of the cast (look for Lucille Ball as the flower shop girl). duration 1:39:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:41 pm
    Royal Wedding (1951) Tom and Ellen Bowen, a brother and sister dance team (Fred Astaire and Jane Powell), travel to London to perform at the same time Queen Elizabeth II is getting married. Aboard ship, Ellen meets the dashing Lord John Brindale (Peter Lawford), causing her to miss rehearsal. Tom uses the delay to partner with a hat rack and other equipment. Arriving in London, Tom holds auditions, and meets the lovely Anne Ashmond (Sarah Churchill). The love affairs of both siblings lead to indecision and angst, which Tom works out by dancing on the walls and ceiling. The story was loosely based on the real life partnership of Fred Astaire and his sister Adele, including their ship voyage to London in 1923. Burton Lane's and Alan Jay Lerner's song, "Too Late Now," was nominated for an Oscar (losing out to "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" by Hoagy Carmichael and Johnny Mercer). duration 1:32:48   TVG
  • 11:15 pm
    More Funny Ladies of British Comedy This program celebrates many of the great women of British comedy by showcasing clips of their funniest moments. And who better to host a second look at great British comediennes than the original host, Penelope Keith, best known as Margo Leadbetter from The Good Neighbors, and as Audrey Forbes Hamilton from To the Manor Born. duration 37:50   STEREO TVPG-LD
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#103H] Steve Jobs: The Authorized Biography Steve Jobs's biographer, Walter Isaacson, in conversation with Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar. duration 53:01   STEREO TVG
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