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KQED 9: Thursday, September 19, 2013

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.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19193H] (original broadcast date: 9/18/13)
    * A discussion about President Obama's second term with John Harris and Todd Purdum of Politico, and Richard Wolffe, executive editor of MSNBC.com and the author of 3 books on the president.
    * Ron Paul, former US Representative for Texas' 14th and 22nd congressional districts and author of "The School Revolution - A New Answer for Our Broken Education System."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32206Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Federal Reserve shocks the market by not cutting back on stimulus. Stocks soar to record highs, yields plunge and NBR will tell you what it means for the economy, bonds and your equity investments. NBR is joined tonight by Former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszner and Pimco Founder Bill Gross. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#114H] Where Are The Bees?/Landslide Detectives * Where are the Bees? - California farmers depend on bees to pollinate the state's multi-million dollar fruit and nut crops, but recently, bee colonies have been rapidly disappearing. Quest follows the scientists that are racing to find the cause, plus discovers how you can help.
    * Landslide Detectives - With its rolling hills and winter storms, the Bay Area has been a landslide hotspot, putting houses and lives at risk. Meet the geologists working to understand and predict these natural disasters.
    * Story Time with Young Science Authors - What do kids age 5-8 think about science? Young authors from the KQED Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest read their science-themed contest entries.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation [#103H] Europe Cranes and geese rise over Venice, Dover, Edinburgh and the monkey-guarded Rock of Gibraltar. In Rome, the Loire Valley, Holland and Hungary, birds gather by the millions to breed and two by two to raise their families. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#3911H] Why Ships Sink Are you safe aboard a modern cruise ship? Twenty million passengers embark on cruises each year, vacationing in deluxe "floating cities" that offer everything from swimming pools to shopping malls to ice skating rinks. And the ships just keep getting bigger: The average cruise ship has doubled in size in just the last ten years. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. Now, NOVA brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct the events that led up to famous cruise disasters, including the ill-fated Concordia, the Sea Diamond, and the Oceanos. Are we really safe at sea-or are we on the brink of a 21st century Titanic? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Brains On Trial with Alan Alda [#102H] Deciding Punishment Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim's husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants - especially young defendants - by revealing how the immature teenage brain is vulnerable to foolish and impulsive acts. Before Judge Rakoff pronounces Jimmy's sentence, Alda meets a judge who has volunteered to have his own brain probed as he makes sentencing decisions. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 5:00 am
    Front Row Center [#104H] Train The Grammy Award-winning California rock band celebrates their fifth album, Save Me, San Francisco with highlights including "Hey, Soul Sister," "If It's Love," and "Marry Me," as well as past hits "Drops of Jupiter" and "Calling All Angels." duration 56:10   SRND51 TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#211H] Conserving & Exploring Water Uh Oh, Razzles left the hose running by mistake and the water overflowed on the ground. With one bucket of water left - they use B. Max's invention to measure how much they can each use to brush their teeth, wash their paws and wash their dishes. Without any more water, can Dumpster help them figure out how to get more? When the pups go on a pretend journey to the bottom of the ocean, they discover that there are lots of different animals that live under water. Raggs wants to continue his exploration, so the rest of the pups pretend to be all sorts of sea creatures. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#204H] No Night Today/Fun in the Sun * No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day
    * Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. Not according to The Cat! His friend Hilda the Hippo knows all about having fun in the sun. A visit to Muddymoo River teaches them that hippos make their very own sunscreen to protect them from the hot sun.Now that they all have their sunscreen on, it's time for some fun in the sun!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#116H] Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables...with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. Daniel is convinced he won't like Veggie Spaghettit, even though he's never tried it before. Miss Elaina encourages him to be adventurous and try the new food. She does the same herself, and even though she doesn't like all of it, she's proud of herself for trying. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#523H] Caillou's Play Time Daddy's Puzzles: It's a rainy day and Caillou doesn't know what to do. ..until Daddy discovers some old puzzles! Caillou and Daddy enjoy putting a pirate puzzle together...until they realize there's a piece missing. Seeing how disappointed Caillou is at the thought of not being able to finish the puzzle, Daddy comes up with another activity - they'll go on a pirate treasure hunt for the missing piece! Educational Objective: The importance of making the best out of a frustrating situation. Play With Me!: Caillou has no one to play with! Mommy, Daddy, and Rosie are all busy, and Caillou is bored and frustrated...until he meets a ladybug who inadvertently shows Caillou that his family members aren't the only ones who are busy - so are the birds and squirrels and ants. Caillou comes to realize that everyone is busy sometimes - even animals and insects - and he decides to get busy too. ..drawing his new friends. Educational Objective: The importance of being able to entertain oneself. Caillou's Bad Luck: Caillou is having a bad day - he spilled his juice and broke a toy, and he's worried his bad luck won't go away when he reads a poem at preschool the next day. When Mrs. Howard suggests that Caillou change his luck with a "lucky charm", Caillou goes on a search for lucky pennies and four leaf clovers...only to realize it isn't luck he needs - it's confidence and practice. Educational Objective: Making your own luck; practice makes perfect. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#104] Buoy Wonder/Roller Monkey * Buoy Wonder: Today is a big day for Bill. He's entering his boat in the Model Boat Show! But George discovers that the boat sinks and to keep Bills hopes for a prize afloat, he decides to build a new boat. After some trial and error, George finds out which building materials sink and which float.
    * Roller Monkey: A monkey on roller skates seems unlikely until Mr. And Mrs. Dulson ask George to wear a pair in front of their toy store to attract customers. George's skating rolls out of control, so Hundley steps in to help. Soon George, Hundley, and even Gnocchi find themselves learning about momentum and inertia at a rapid downhill pace.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#111H] Flight of the Penguin/Let's Go Fly A Kite * Flight of the Penguin - Sally and Nick are pretending to fly in their backyard. Oh wouldn't it be great if they really could? The Cat in the Hat brings them to meet his good friend Percy the penguin. After a fun race with a penguin and a bird, the kids learn that not all birds fly, but that doesn't mean they aren't fast!
    * Let's Go Fly a Kite - Sally, Nick and the Cat are trying to fly a kite, but there's not enough wind. The Cat in the Hat takes them to Huff-Puff-Maguff where there's so much wind, they lose their kite! They chase the kite, using the wind to help them. When they finally reach it, the breeze helps to cool them down!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#125] Beauty and the Beast "Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#136] Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party * Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea.
    * Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. The different species all join together to fly, dive, fish, race and especially, to rock the block!
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#109] Circus Stars/Limelight Fright * Circus Stars - When Clifford's hero Gordo the elephant, star of the circus, comes down with a cold, Clifford volunteers to step in and help out. Starstruck Clifford learns that "stars" are just regular people and, like everyone else, they sometimes need a helping hand.
    * Limelight Fright - When Emily and Charley recruit the crew to help them with a show, scene-stealing Cleo is surprised to discover she has stage fright! But she learns that the support of friends can help work through a problem.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#114] The Best Nest/Practice Makes Perfect * The Best Nest - When Norville's nest disappears, his friends decide to build him a new one, but their bickering and fooling around nearly ruins the plan.
    * Practice Makes Perfect - Emily Elizabeth gets discouraged during her art lessons with Mr. Solomon when she thinks Nina's pictures are better than hers. Mr. Solomon finds a unique way to show Emily Elizabeth that nobody starts out as a great artist.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4404H] Latino Festival There's a street festival on Sesame Street celebrating Spanish culture and language. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19193H] (original broadcast date: 9/18/13)
    * A discussion about President Obama's second term with John Harris and Todd Purdum of Politico, and Richard Wolffe, executive editor of MSNBC.com and the author of 3 books on the president.
    * Ron Paul, former US Representative for Texas' 14th and 22nd congressional districts and author of "The School Revolution - A New Answer for Our Broken Education System."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#710H] Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1210H] Here's The Beef Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    French Chef Classics [#103H] French Tarts, Apple Style Julia Child makes three French favorites: Tarte aux Pommes Classique, Tarte des Demoiselles and Tartin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17262H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10759H] Budget * Eminent Domain * Iran * Healthcare duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17262H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    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)
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#110H] Night Lights/Go Snails Go! * Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue!
    * Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#201H] Bad Hair Day Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10759H] Budget * Eminent Domain * Iran * Healthcare duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32207Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, does the Federal Reserve know something we don't about the economy? Find out if it's time for you to rethink the way you invest. And, will JPMorgan's hefty fine for the 'London Whale' debacle damage the firm's reputation, hurt business and potentially shareholders? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#809H] Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern * A little taste of Austria thrives in downtown Campbell at Naschmarkt Restaurant, where the Vienna-born chef lightens up schnitzels and spatzles with Californian ingredients.
    * Next, Cafe Tiramisu in San Francisco's scenic Belden Place charms Italian aficionados with its authentic fare and al fresco, alleyway-ambiance.
    * Heading east, Oakland's Wood Tavern is a College Avenue neighborhood hub that offers an American brasserie-inspired menu.
    duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    San Francisco Opera [#402] Aida Verdi's masterpiece receives the grand-opera treatment in a production designed by the fashion icon Zandra Rhodes. San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti conducts an all-star cast featuring Italian soprano Micaela Carosi as Aida, a signature role that she has sung around the world to great acclaim. duration 2:30:10   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Voces On PBS [#101] Tales of Masked Men Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. Simultaneously, lucha libre is contributing a lasting cultural idiom to America's pop culture landscape. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19194H] (original broadcast date: 9/19/13)
    * A discussion about the Federal Reserve with Alan Blinder of Princeton University, David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief of the New York Times and Gillian Tett, assistant editor and columnist at the Financial Times.
    * Ehud Barak, former Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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