TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Sunday, February 23, 2014
Channels 9.1 • 54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amRoadtrip Nation [#805H] Albuquerque, NM / Chicago, IL The Roadtrippers are in Albuquerque, NM, salvaging what they can from their burnt Green RV-the aftermath of a mechanical fire that caused the vehicle to burn down. After they decide that they want to continue their Roadtrip, a few of the Roadtrip Nation staff arrive and they're given a new Green RV named "Norm." Moving onward to Atlanta, Ga., they speak with notable portrait artist Ross R. Rossin. Next, in Chicago, Ill., they meet with entrepreneur and famed business executive Alana Ward Robinson. The Roadtrippers hear her story of struggle as an African-American female trying to make it in the burgeoning (and mainly white male) tech industry. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
12:30 amStart Up [#109] Pack Only What You Kneed! Gary and the crew venture to NYC, to speak to Helen, who, with the help of her two sons, created 'Lo & Sons," a line of stylish and practical carryall handbags and travel totes. They, they head to Detroit, to visit Robert and Sherri of "Detroit Mercantile," a boutique for the urban pioneer offering a collection of new and vintage local items. And last, they travel to Milwaukee, to chat with Judi, who started "It'z My Party Cakery," a family owned and operated bakery that knows how to sweeten any celebration. duration 26:43 STEREO TVG
1:00 amCheck, Please! Bay Area [#801H] Angkor Borei, Indigo, Farallon Our first San Francisco restaurant, Angkor Borei, provides traditional Cambodian cuisine that has been satisfying customers for nearly thirty years.
* Next, Indigo's expansive wooden bar and open ambiance creates the perfect setting for the touch-of-Asian in the New American cuisine served there.
* Lastly housed in an historic building, Farallon invites all seafood lovers to dine in spectacularly creative, decorative surroundings. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
1:30 amImageMakers [#1106H] Stop Making Sense MR. FOLEY - Ireland
During movie credits did you ever wonder what the Foley Artist does? Wonder no more as this brilliant film shows the devil (and the fun) is in the details of making movies. A man awakens in a hospital bed to find he has lost his hearing. Well, not really. He can hear, but it comes with a catch. Written and directed by Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman. Principal cast: Mark Doherty, Paraic Breathnach, Paul Connaughton and Louise Lenihan.
SHORT FILM ABOUT ICE FISHING - USA
What could be more relaxing than a spot of ice fishing with your buddy and his dog? Note to self...never a good idea to mix ice fishing, beer, guns and dynamite. Unfortunately, two clueless friends decide to do just that with hilarious results. Written and directed by Jason Shahinfar. Principal cast: Levi Adema and Zach Engelhart. While looking for a location to shoot the filmmaker found his soon to be cast members.
WE LOVE OUR CLIENTS - Italy
The tedium of working the nightshift is no match for the ingenious clerks that work at an all-night grocery store. The employees do a whole lot more than stack the grocery aisles. Unsuspecting shoppers are in for quite of a surprise once they get to the checkout line. Directed by Beppe Tufarulo. Principal cast: Giampiero Judica, Lucia Mascino, Francesco Mandelli, Maurizio Lombardi and Hal Yamanouchi.
CENTRIFUGE BRAIN PROJECT - Germany < br>The centrifuge brain project is a scientific experiment that started in the 1970s. It involves an amusement park to enhance people's brain capacity (or in other words blow your mind). The goal is to create an experience of total freedom,cutting all connection to the laws of gravity (and reality). Written and directed by Til Nowak. This is Til Nowak's second film to appear on Imagemakers (his first was the animation Delivery in season five). Principal cast: Leslie Barany. duration 26:07 STEREO TVG
2:00 amGypsy [#1090H] (1962) Based on the 1957 memoirs of famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee (Natalie Wood), the story focuses on her mother Rose (Rosalind Russell), whose name has become synonymous with "the ultimate stage mother." Also stars Karl Malden. duration 2:23:09 STEREO TVG
4:25 amHis Girl Friday (1940) Cary Grant stars as Walter Burns, the conniving editor of the Chicago Morning Post, Rosalind Russell as Hildy Johnson, his star reporter (and his ex-wife), and Ralph Bellamy as insurance salesman Bruce Baldwin, the mama's boy Russell is trying to marry amid a hot murder story about condemned murderer Earl Williams (John Qualen) and inept Sheriff Pinky Hartwell (Gene Lockart). Throw in William's girlfriend Molly Malloy (Helen Mack), crooked Mayor Fred (Clarence Colb), Bruce's mother (Alma Kruger), a jailbreak, a shooting, and the antics of the press room gang (Roscoe Karns, Porter Hall, Cliff Edwards, Regis Toomey, Frank Jenks, and others), and the result is a sparkling comedy classic. Directed by Howard Hawks. duration 1:31:43
6:00 amPeg + Cat [#115H] The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps.
The Cleopatra Problem - Ancient Egypt. When Peg and Cat are playing marbles among the pyramids with Queen Cleopatra, Peg's marble is stolen by a mysterious man with an orange triangular beard. Primary Content: Using a pan balance to compare weight; Secondary Content: Triangles. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amCat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#215H] Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones * Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket.Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. Where is the top of the sky? They keep going higher until they're in space! They meet Audrey the Astronaut who explains that there is no top to the sky. The sky turns into space and space goes on forever! Just when the kids think their rocket is lost, they find it in Audrey's space station. Though they can't launch their rocket to the top of the sky, launching it to the moon is just as cool!
* Jiggle Bones: Nick and Sally are wiggling and jiggling like the jelly mould in front of them. But they can't quite widdle the same way. How come? Bones, of course! announces the Cat. Bones keep their bodies from being wiggly and jiggle. But why do they need bones? A visit to Dr. Giggles will answer that question! They learn about the big strong bones that help us stand and walk, the small bones that help us bend and move, and all the important bones that help protect our squishy bits. Even though they won't let you wiggle and jiggle like jelly, bones are important! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#135H] Duckling Goes Home/Daniel Feels Left Out * Duckling Goes Home: Today at school, the children find out that Ducky has grown too big to be their classroom pet and it's time to take him back to the farm. This news is very upsetting, especially to Daniel and Miss Elaina. The children cope with their sadness in different ways and soon they feel a little bit better.
* Daniel Feels Left Out: On their way home from the Neighborhood grocery store, Dad and Daniel stop by the Treehouse to say "hello." O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat have been playing together all day, and are even going to have dinner together. When it is time to go home with Dad, Daniel feels left out and sad. Back at home, Mom and Dad Tiger help Daniel with his sad feelings and he soon feels a bit better. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:30 amCaillou [#523] 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 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:00 amCurious George [#308] Wheels on the Bus/Seed Trouble * Wheels on the Bus - Running late for an important meeting at the Glass Palace, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat decide to take the bus rather than walk. But when George and the Man get off at the wrong stop, the bus leaves with the Man's portfolio still inside! Determined to retrieve the important drawings AND make it to the meeting on time, George jumps in a basket on a bicycle. The Man orders a baffled taxi driver to follow that monkey on the bicycle to catch the bus to get his portfolio! With the clock ticking, will either of them catch up to the bus and arrive at the meeting in time?
* Seed Trouble - George loves eating at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant! When Chef explains that he can't grow enough vegetables to keep his customers fed, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat offer to start their own garden to help the Chef out. The garden is ready to be planted, when Compass and his pigeon friends eat some of the seeds! George dumps the seeds into one jar to keep them safe... and learns too late that different seeds can't be planted together. Can George figure out how to separate and identify the seeds, and keep Chef Pisghetti in business? duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:30 amCat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#134H] Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers * Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek!
* Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. Cat suggests that playing on water is even more fun! But how? A trip to Splishy Splashy Pond to meet Walker the water strider will show them. Walker shows how he's able to stay on top of the water with the help of air bubbles as he journeys to the other side of the pond. Back at home, Sally and Nick are ready travel to the other side of the pool! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:00 amPeg + Cat [#105H] The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.
The Buried Treasure Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat measure their way to buried treasure using Cat as a measuring stick! Primary Content: Non-standard units of measurement; Secondary Content: Mapping. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:30 amDinosaur Train [#216H] Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Train has added more extra cars than it ever has, and there's even an additional engine to help pull the Train to Troodon Town. At Troodon Town, all the dinosaurs have fun at a picnic, and then Tiny leads the 26 different `A to Z' dinosaurs in a fun, rousing, and historic singing of the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song! duration 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
10:00 amClifford The Big Red Dog [#205] Magic in the Air/Everyone Loves Clifford * Magic in the Air - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible. When the Peter Poundstone Magician craze sweeps the island, Charley gets carried away and neglects an important assignment. * Everyone Loves Clifford - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind. When Emily Elizabeth scratches Clifford's "sweet spot," his back leg starts thumping and the whole island shakes! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
10:30 amClifford's Puppy Days [#103] Jorge and the Dog Run/Clifford's Club House * Jorge and the Dog Run - Clifford and Jorge reminisce about the day they met, a day that ended in a big surprise.
* Paw Print Picasso - When Clifford accidentally gets paw prints on Emily Elizabeth's painting for the art show, it has a surprising result. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
11:00 amNature [#3106] Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem "Honey badger is bad ass." Those words and corresponding video became a YouTube sensation with 51 million hits. This relentless little creature is one the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. Little is known about its behavior in the wild or why it is so aggressive. This film follows three badger specialists in South Africa who take on these masters of mayhem in ways that must be seen to be believed. duration 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
12:00 pmGreat Performances [#3905H] National Theatre: 50 Years On Stage Founded in 1963, the Royal National Theatre has not simply provided lucky London residents and visitors with some the most thrilling productions in contemporary theater, but served as an influential wellspring of talent and creativity, breathing new life into theater classics as well as launching new plays, playwrights, directors and stars on an international stage. In November 2013, the NT celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special gala performance, welcoming home an all-star cast of NT alumni to perform excerpts from landmark productions, complemented by archival excerpts from the NT's many groundbreaking productions. Subject to availability, Jim Broadbent, James Corden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Hugh Jackman, Derek Jacobi, Rory Kinnear, Helen Mirren, Simon Russell Beale, Maggie Smith and Penelope Wilton are in discussions to appear. NT Artistic Director Nicholas Hytner directs. duration 1:56:46 SRND51 TV14
2:00 pmGreat Performances [#3906H] Sting: The Last Ship For the last several years, rock & roll Renaissance man Sting has been working on a new musical play titled "The Last Ship." Featuring new and original music and lyrics by Sting, the project is a collaboration with Tony-winning book writer John Logan ("Red," "Skyfall" screenplay) and will be directed by Tony-winner Joe Mantello of "Wicked." "The Last Ship" will open in Chicago later this spring, with a fall 2014 Broadway debut. Exploring a range of universal themes including transgression, redemption and the complexity of relationships over the passage of time, "The Last Ship" tells the story of the demise of the ship building industry in 1980s Newcastle, which for so long had shaped and overshadowed the city's development and community. Having grown up in the literal shadow of the shipyard, Sting was deeply inspired by the subject and has written more than 40 songs for the project. This program is a special concert staging of songs from the musical, performed by Sting and some of the play's cast, recorded in fall 2013 at New York's Public Theater. duration 1:26:16 SRND51 TVPG
3:30 pmPOV [#2614H] Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. It features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life's important questions. Framing these intimate conversations from across the country is an interview between StoryCorps founder Dave Isay and his inquisitive 9-year-old nephew, Benji, animated in the inimitable visual style of The Rauch Brothers. duration 26:46 STEREO TVPG
4:00 pmMcLaughlin Group [#3209H] TOPICS: Chaos in Ukraine; Minimum wage hike - job blessing or job killer? PANELISTS: Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast; Mort Zuckerman, US New & World Report; Rich Lowry, National Review. duration 27:30 STEREO TVRE
4:30 pmMoyers & Company [#307H] The Deep State Hiding In Plain Sight Former Capitol Hill insider Mike Lofgren talks with Bill Moyers about "Anatomy of the Deep State," an essay he has written exclusively for the Moyers website, BillMoyers.com. Mike Lofgren was a numbers man, a congressional staff member for 28 years with the powerful House and Senate Budget committees. Over the years, as he crunched the numbers, he realized they didn't add up. Instead, they led him to what he calls America's Deep State - a phrase he borrowed from British spy novelist John Le Carre - a government just beneath the surface where elected and unelected figures collude to protect and serve powerful vested interests. "It is the big story of our time," Lofgren tells Moyers. "It is, I would say, the red thread that runs through the history of the last 3 decades. It's how we had deregulation, financialization of the economy, the Wall Street bust, the erosion of our civil liberties, and perpetual war."
In his essay, Lofgren describes the Deep State as "a hybrid association of elements of government and parts of top-level finance and industry that is effectively able to govern the US without reference to the consent of the governed." But, as he says to Moyers in their conversation, the power and wealth generated by this Deep State "does not trickle down. Our inequality is as great or greater than any time since the 1920s. Nevertheless, corporate profits are at record highs, while unemployment remains very high and tens of millions of people are on food stamps. That isn't a natural evolution. Something made it happen. " That something, Lofgren says, is the Deep State.
Now retired from congressional politics, Mike Lofgren is author of the book, "The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless and the Middle Class Got Shafted." duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
5:00 pmKQED NEWSROOM [#117H] Juvenile Detention Scrutinized, Richmond Public Housing Neglect and Coming Out in Pro Sports
Juvenile Detention Scrutinized in Contra Costa County
In a highly unusual move, attorneys for the federal Department of Justice and Department of Education weighed in on a lawsuit challenging the way Contra Costa County treats youths in juvenile hall. The lawsuit charges that teens with disabilities are kept in solitary confinement for up to 23 hours a day and are illegally denied special education and rehabilitation services. The allegations have led to finger pointing amid a larger debate about such practices.
Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle education reporter
Tom Vacar, KTVU consumer editor
Daffodil Altan, Center for Investigative Reporting producer
Massive Neglect Revealed in Richmond Public Housing
Richmond's public housing agency has been named among the "worst of the worst" by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Residents in some of the city's five public housing projects complain of dangerous conditions, from high crime rates to rampant infestations of rats, mice and cockroaches. Officials at the Richmond Housing Authority cite ongoing budget cuts, while critics say mismanagement and neglect are to blame. This special report is part of a series produced in collaboration with the Center for Investigative Reporting and the San Francisco Chronicle.
• Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions
• Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover
• Richmond Public Housing Residents Say They're Plagued With Filth, Vermin, Mold and Raw Sewage
Coming Out in Pro Sports — An Interview with Rick Welts
University of Missouri football star Michael Sam ignited a national conversation two weeks ago by announcing that he's gay. If Sam is drafted by the NFL in May, he would become the first openly gay player on a pro football team. Here in the Bay Area, Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts understands what Sam is facing on a personal level — Welts himself shook up the world of professional sports three years ago when he came out as gay. Newsroom correspondent Scott Shafer talks with Welts about his experience as the highest ranking openly gay executive in men's sports.
Further Reporting: Golden State Warriors' Openly Gay Exec: 'What's the Big Deal With Gays in Pro Sports?' duration 27:46 STEREO
5:30 pmPBS NewsHour Weekend [#150H] Included: many indigenous people around the world are now using the latest technology to communicate with one another about their legal rights and how best to protect their environment. John Larson reports from Alaska. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
6:00 pmAmerican Masters [#309] James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket This in-depth portrait of James Baldwin, one of the great American authors of the 20th century, features archival material that reflects Baldwin's worldwide influence and appeal, and includes interviews with family members, friends and notable colleagues such as Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, William Styron, Amiri Baraka, Richard Avedon and Bobby Short, among others. Through his work as a writer, he helped mobilize the civil rights movement, brought new awareness and compassion to both black and white readers, and shed light on what it is like to be black in America. duration 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L
7:30 pmMasterpiece Classic [#4407B] Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 7 Robert and Thomas return from America, Bates makes a surprise trip to York, Edith prepares to go abroad, and suitors flock to Mary. Branson helps someone move on, and Rose makes her move. duration 1:41:06 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:00 pmMasterpiece Classic [#4408B] Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 8 The drama and intrigue come to a head for the Crawley family and their servants in the exciting finale of Downton Abbey, Season 4. duration 2:06:59 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
11:00 pmNova [#3914H] Mystery of Easter Island A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues or moai, weighing up to 86 tons? And how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? Nova explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders, who have been accused of everything from ecocide to cannibalism. Among the radical new theories is that the islanders used ropes to "walk" the statues upright, like moving a fridge. With the help of an accurate 15-ton replica statue, a Nova team sets out to test this high-risk, seemingly unlikely theory. duration 55:21 STEREO TVPG
12:00 amAmerican Masters [#309] James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket This in-depth portrait of James Baldwin, one of the great American authors of the 20th century, features archival material that reflects Baldwin's worldwide influence and appeal, and includes interviews with family members, friends and notable colleagues such as Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, William Styron, Amiri Baraka, Richard Avedon and Bobby Short, among others. Through his work as a writer, he helped mobilize the civil rights movement, brought new awareness and compassion to both black and white readers, and shed light on what it is like to be black in America. duration 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L