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KQED 9: Friday, February 28, 2014

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Friday, February 28, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20049H] (original broadcast date: 2/27/14)
    The Charlie Rose Oscar Special featuring Sandra Bullock, Alfonso Cuar?n, Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, David O. Russell, Bradley Cooper, Steve Coogan, Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Cate Blanchett.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33042H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells Congress the economy has shown recent signs of weakness. We have her outlook and what it might mean for your money. And, Best Buy returns to a profit. Does the surprisingly strong quarter mean the retailer's turnaround strategy remains solidly on track? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Brit Floyd: Live at Red Rocks Recorded in August 2013 at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The Brit Floyd phenomenon has been embraced by fans as the world's foremost Pink Floyd tribute show, this 12-piece band will take you back to the '60s and '70s as they re-create a live concert, that defined the rock era. duration 1:29:46   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1418H] Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey This film follows the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime's worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a world-renowned band on their most extensive world tour in years. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982 Farewell Tour Experience the Doobie Brothers' last show of their 1992 "Farewell Tour". An emotional night, the band performed their best-loved hits from across the decades and founding member Tom Johnston joined the crew on stage for the last two tracks. Several other former members, including original drummer John Hartman, Tiran Porter and Michael Hossack, also participated in the celebratory finale of "Listen to the Music." duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#115] 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 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#138H] Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice * Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them!
    * Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#132H] A Snowy Day/Tutu All The Time A Snowy Day: It's snowing in the Neighborhood! Miss Elaina is coming over to Daniel's house to play in the snow. When it's time to go outside, Mom Tiger helps Daniel change out of his pajamas into clothes that will keep him warm and he learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes. Tutu All the Time: Katerina is wearing her favorite sparkly tutu at school today! She likes to wear it all the time, even when she's painting and playing "grizzly bear" with her friends. But she soon learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes for the things you want to do. 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
    Curious George [#603H] Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera * Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids...and bids...and wins! Only, he didn't realize how bidding works, and now he owes $100. While George tries to re-auction the mittens himself, Marco searches the city for the only person unique enough to pay $101 for red elephant mittens - Mr. Glass!
    * Sock Monkey Opera - When Betsy gets the chicken pox and can't see her favorite opera, Hansel & Gretel, she sends George in her place. George loves the opera so much, he decides to cheer up Betsy by performing for his itchy friend. But how can one little monkey sing, dance, and act for an entire cast of characters?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#140H] Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter * Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! < br />* Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. Back to the Garden of Seasons to visit Fall and Winter! In Fall, they meet up with their friends from Spring and Summer to have a going away party for Candy the goose who's about to fly south. In Winter, they have a great time playing with Sam the hare while all his other friends hibernate. Nick can't decide on just one season, so he makes a picture of all the fun they had in both seasons! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#111] The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25.
    The Birthday Present Problem - Peg's House/Pirate Island/Prehistoric Valley/The Purple Planet/Fairytale Land/The Giants' House. Peg and Cat gather 30 rocks from their favorite lands to give Peg's Mom for her 30th birthday. Primary Content: Counting by fives up to 30; Secondary Content: Time, using a calendar.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#224H] Dome-Headed Dinosaur/Treasure Hunt The Pteranodon kids and their dome-headed friend Spikey Stygimoloch meet a brother and sister, Patrick and Pamela Pachycephalosaurus, two dinosaurs with enormous dome heads. Spikey bonds with the Pachycephalosaurus. Patrick and Pamela are athletes who invite our kids, Mom, and Spikey along to watch them use their impressive dome heads to play a volleyball type sport called, Dome Ball. Don has a large collection of things he's found in nature, but he's missing one hard-to-locate item - amber. On the Dinosaur Train, Don and the other Pteranodon kids find out that Gilbert is also looking for amber. At Amber Arroyo caves, Don and Gilbert separately search for and find amber, eventually bonding over their discoveries. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#213] Special T-Bone/Jetta's Sneak Peek * Special T-Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself.
    When Emily Elizabeth starts work on a project titled "What Makes Me Special," it gets all the dogs thinking about what makes them special. T-Bone isn't quite sure, but soon discovers that he has a special gift for making others feel good.
    * Jetta's Sneak Peek -Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful.
    Jetta can't resist reading Emily Elizabeth's journal, but soon learns that it's important to respect someone's privacy.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#111] No Small Parts/Fine Feathered Friend * No Small Parts - Nina has made her friends the stars in her new play about springtime, but she insists that everything be done her way. When her cast and crew quit, she is finally able to do everything herself. Will her one-person production be a success?
    * Fine Feathered Friend - Norville is molting, and he is so embarrassed by the way he looks that he refuses to let his friends see him. How will Norville's friends help him to see that they like him for who he is, not what he looks like?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4419H] Judy & The Beast Judy needs to find the perfect, unique beast for her story. She tries out many, but finds that a horse is just right for the job. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20049H] (original broadcast date: 2/27/14)
    The Charlie Rose Oscar Special featuring Sandra Bullock, Alfonso Cuar?n, Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, David O. Russell, Bradley Cooper, Steve Coogan, Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Cate Blanchett.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#210H] Pear Street Bistro, Sociale, Presidio Bowling Center Grill This week's show visits a place that encourages the locals to get together with a Californian menu to suit all tastes. Then a tucked away haven in the city, where you can sit outside come rain or shine and enjoy an Italian influenced menu. Lastly, somewhere to fit in a hamburger between a game of . . . Well, you'll see. duration 26:55   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1302H] Great American Classics Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to uncover the secrets to the ultimate Carrot Layer Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried tests springform pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#108] (Not-Quite-Traditional) Roast Turkey Dinner This meal is the holiday favorite that is so good, Julia and Jacques recommend it for any day of the year...Roast Turkey with sausage and cornbread stuffing, gravy made the old-fashioned way from the pan drippings, accompanied by creamed onions and a zesty cranberry-apple chutney. The "not-quite..." which has to be seen, is the inventive way the turkey is cut-up before cooking, and then roasted and re-assembled for serving. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17059H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10875H] * Ukraine * Inside Fukushima * Future of Bitcoin * Shields & Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17059H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#603H] Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera * Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids...and bids...and wins! Only, he didn't realize how bidding works, and now he owes $100. While George tries to re-auction the mittens himself, Marco searches the city for the only person unique enough to pay $101 for red elephant mittens - Mr. Glass!
    * Sock Monkey Opera - When Betsy gets the chicken pox and can't see her favorite opera, Hansel & Gretel, she sends George in her place. George loves the opera so much, he decides to cheer up Betsy by performing for his itchy friend. But how can one little monkey sing, dance, and act for an entire cast of characters?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#137H] Minnie Meerkat/Leaves * Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. And it doesn't hurt to have the best lookout ever - The Cat in the Hat!
    * Leaves - Nick and Sally are going to make a leaf collage of Cat, but the leaves they have aren't the right shape, they need different ones.It's off to Kaloo-Kalee for some leaf collecting! There, they learn that leaves help trees make food, and that's why it's best not to pick the leaves from the branches. They collect fallen leaves from three different trees with very different leaves. Now they have everything they need to make their picture of Cat, and even one for Fish!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#129H] Seasquatch The Kratt brothers' sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea's hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10875H] * Ukraine * Inside Fukushima * Future of Bitcoin * Shields & Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33043H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, today's big gains vanished on rising tensions in Ukraine. How concerned should investors be? And, Apple CEO Tim Cook fielding questions on everything from new products to potential acquisitions at its annual meeting. But were shareholders satisfied? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5335H] In the aftermath of the uprising in Kiev that drove Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych from power, a new interim government started to take shape this week. The new prime minister said Ukraine's future lies in the European Union and the Obama administration has begun working with the EU on a bailout for Ukraine. But Russian President Vladamir Putin's decision to launch military exercises near the Ukraine border has prompted questions on how much strength Russia might exert over the political direction of its neighbor. Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News will report on new concerns about the power struggle and the competing forces trying to reshape the former Soviet territory.
    Equal rights for gay Americans continue to be a hot-button topic across America. This week alone Attorney General Eric Holder urged state attorneys general not to defend same-sex marriage bans in their states if they believe the laws are discriminatory. In Texas a federal judge struck down the state's gay-marriage ban while in Kentucky a federal judge ordered the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed outside the state. In Arizona Republican Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have allowed business owners to refuse service to gay individuals on religious grounds. Pete Williams of NBC News will examine the latest fronts in the battle to protect the LGBT community.
    Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post will report on the retirement of Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress, and why after nearly 60 years of service the Michigan Democrat said, "I find serving in the House to be obnoxious."
    President Obama announced the new "My Brother's Keeper" program, a new administration initiative that partners government with businesses and philanthropic organizations to address the problems of minority youth. Michael Scherer of Time Magazine will take a closer look at how this public-private partnership will help create more opportunities for young men of color.
    duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#118H] Bay Bridge Concerns, Beef With a Petaluma Slaughterhouse and Finding Hidden Genius
    Questions Persist Over Bay Bridge Safety
    Caltrans officials admitted for the first time at a hearing this week that concerns brought up by two local scientists over testing of bolts and rods on the new Bay Bridge span may be valid. As the longest and most expensive public works project in California history, with a $6.4 billion price tag, questions persist over leaking and corrosion from the rain and misalignment of sections of the road deck. Caltrans remains confident in the integrity of the structure. Thuy Vu moderates a discussion.

    Further Reporting:
    New Bay Bridge Span Safe Despite Problems, Officials Say

    Guests:
    Mark DeSaulnier, California State Senator, D-Concord
    Jaxon Van Derbeken, San Francisco Chronicle reporter
    Charles Piller, Sacramento Bee reporter
    Brian Maroney, chief bridge design engineer

    Local Ranchers Have a Beef with Petaluma Slaughterhouse
    A federal investigation into whether the Petaluma slaughterhouse Rancho Feeding Corp. distributed tainted beef is raising questions about food safety. It has also put the squeeze on area ranchers who are now without a local slaughterhouse for their meat. KQED News reporter Mina Kim discusses the story with Scott Shafer.

    Further Reporting:
    USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

    Finding Hidden Genius
    President Obama launched a new initiative Thursday aimed at empowering young men of color. Among the community leaders advising the White House is Kalimah Priforce, a head mentor at The Hidden Genius Project in Oakland — a program where high school students learn computer languages and build apps to solve their everyday problems. The goal is to recruit more African-Americans into the high tech sector — one of the few parts of the economy that's booming, but also lagging in diversity. Aarti Shahani reports.
    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 8:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#606H] Rhea's Market and Deli, Sauce, the girl & the fig Is it a deli or is it just a liquor store? Take the plunge and venture to Valencia Street in San Francisco to find the best sandwiches in town at Rhea's Market and Deli. The next place stays open late so you can party or dine on American fare well into the early hours at Sauce in San Francisco. Finally, just off the plaza in Sonoma, the girl & the fig features locally sourced menu of "country food with a French passion." duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Diana vs. the Queen This documentary charts the troubled relationship between Elizabeth, Queen of England, and Diana, Queen of Hearts; one remote and pragmatic, the other emotional and insecure. It charts the two women's relationship from its very beginnings, through the royal wedding to Diana's emergence as a global superstar. The story ends in the final showdown over Diana's funeral. duration 49:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Jazz and the Philharmonic A superstar roster of award-winning jazz and classical musicians and ensembles, as well as emerging artists and rising stars, come together for an unprecedented concert at the Arsht Center in Miami, Florida. duration 1:26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#133H] * David Kirkpatrick on Egypt * Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen discuss New Digital Age Grants * David Zwirner on contemporary art * Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson * Melena Ryzik previews this weekend's Academy Awards duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20050H] (original broadcast date: 2/28/14)
    * Steven Brill on his cover story for Time Magazine: "Code Red: Inside the nightmare launch of healthcare.gov and the team that figured out how to fix it."
    * David Zwirner discusses his gallery and contemporary art.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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