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TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

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KQED 9: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20161] (original broadcast date: 8/04/14)
    * David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker on his recent article about Vladimir Putin: The Imperial Putin
    * Tony Award-winning actress Idina Menzel discusses her return to Broadway in If/Then
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33154] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#110] Strange Bedfellows THE PASSAGE OF MRS. CALABASH (AFI) - On an overnight train journey, a young woman and a retired professor exchange stories. Told in reverse, their deepest secrets are revealed. A short film by Scott Tuft.
    THE GIRL AND THE FOX (Savannah College of Art and Design) - A family living in the wilderness discovers a fox has been killing their livestock. The young daughter has no choice but to track down the animal in order to ensure their survival. A short film by Tyler J. Kupferer.
    duration 24:37   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1724#] Vintage Rochester Back in 1998, AR travelled to Rochester, New York, and appraised items including a painting by Frank Zappa, a van Munster violin and a Minton vase. One of these items increased more than five times in value and another has dropped by more than $1000. Tune in to find out which item's value has soared and which one's is sinking. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1726H] Vintage Hartford 15 years have passed since AR visited Hartford, and some of the values of the items appraised have changed dramatically - some for the better, and some for the worse. A 1915 Coca-Cola jigsaw puzzle and an Emancipation Announcement print both gained value since 1998, but the big winner is a Tiffany aquamarine glass vase, which was originally appraised at $30,000 to $40,000 and is now valued between $90,000 and $100,000. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    POV [#2707H] 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Imprisoned for more than a decade, he believed he would die behind bars. Now a US Supreme Court decision could set him free. This film follows Young's struggle for redemption, revealing a justice system with thousands of young people serving sentences intended for society's most dangerous criminals. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1301H] Wham! Bam! Islam! When a Kuwaiti psychologist launches a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah, he runs up against suspicion from Muslims and the harsh realities of the global marketplace. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#107H] The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position.
    Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a different way to get him down. Primary Content: Ordering objects by height; Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#127H] Be Cool/Elephant Walk * Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler!
    * Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. Well, the Cat knows just who to visit to find out - Themba the African elephant! Themba, and her daughter Efia, show the Cat and the kids all the different things their trunks can do. Nick and Sally realize that elephant trucks are just like hands, so they already have a one-thing-does-it-all tool!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#101H] Daniel's Birthday/Daniel's Picnic Daniel's Birthday - It's Daniel's Birthday! Daniel is very excited to go to Baker Aker's Bakery with his mom to pick out a cake for his party. When they arrive home after a bumpy ride on Trolley, Daniel is disappointed to find that his cake is smushed. It turns out...smushed cake is yummy too! Daniel's Picnic - Daniel, Prince Wednesday and Miss Elaina are having a picnic in front of the clock factory. When it starts to rain, the picnic is ruined, leaving them very disappointed. The friends turn this around by having their picnic inside the clock factory instead. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#326H] Back In Creature Time - Tasmanian Tiger, Part 2 After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers - but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#218H] Rocket Jaw: Rescuer of the Reef While checking out how coral reefs are formed, the Wild Kratts discover that Zach and Donita have sent robotic Parrotfish to collect coral to make jewelry. Martin and Chris must use the power of the greatest hunters of the reef to stop this evil plot. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#128] The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley * The Elephant Upstairs -George hears a loud thumping sound coming from the ceiling of their apartment and becomes convinced that the new upstairs neighbor has an elephant for a pet. When The Man with the Yellow Hat points out how unlikely that is, George decides to investigate further and comes to the conclusion that if it's not an elephant, it must be a Galapagos Turtle who eats a lot of crackers, likes to wrap presents, and use a juicer. When they finally pay their new neighbor a visit, the real story is even more interesting than George's theory.
    * Being Hundley - George gets tired of being a monkey because monkeys have to clean their room, brush their teeth, and go to bed early. So he experiments with being a cat and a pigeon but decides that the best of all is to be a dog like Hundley. Hundley is not at all happy with this plan but doesn't manage to convince George that there's room for only one lobby dog at this apartment building. It takes an elevator getting stuck between floors to help George realize being a monkey can be pretty useful in a pinch.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#129] George Fixes Betsy's Wagon/Curious George Takes A Drive * George Fixes Betsy's Wagon: George and Steve borrow Betsy's wagon to pick up a package, but on the way they lose a wheel. To replace the wheel, they experiment with a piece of wood, some roller skates, and baby carriage wheels. Can they find some way to keep that wagon rolling? And what's in that giant package anyhow? Educational Objective: To explore the system of wheels and axles that make a wagon work correctly.
    * Curious George Takes a Dive: George makes friends with a turtle down at Lake Wanasink Lake but worries that because the turtle has no thumbs, it's going to get a lot of water up its nose when it goes into the lake. The solution is to bring the turtle home and keep it in the bathtub. But the turtle is just not happy in the bathtub and when George brings home fish and weeds and frogs from the lake to keep it company, The Man with the Yellow Hat isn't very happy either. Educational Objective: To show that various plants and animals inhabit different kinds of environments and have structures and functions that help them thrive in these environments.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#128H] Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink * Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering!
    * Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. He learned them from Pinkie the flamingo. The kids want to learn too, so off they go to Gooney Goon Lagoon! There they learn all about flamingos - fun moves and all! Back at home Cat, Nick and Sally all move together - the flamingo way!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#109H] The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight.
    The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olympic gold medal if only they knew "over," "under," and "in between." Primary Content: Over, under, in between; Secondary Content: Balance.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#120H] The Old Bird/Diamond Don * The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur.
    * Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4411H] Count Tribute The Count is running late to accept his Noble Prize for Counting. His friends on Sesame Street try to stall the judges by pretending to be him and solving a counting problem. Educational Objectives: Mathematics duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20161] (original broadcast date: 8/04/14)
    * David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker on his recent article about Vladimir Putin: The Imperial Putin
    * Tony Award-winning actress Idina Menzel discusses her return to Broadway in If/Then
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#909H] Pinole Creek Cafe, Shanghai House and Murray Circle Restaurant In an 1890s' Victorian home, Pinole Creek Cafe offers diners hearty American comfort food with a Eurasian flair. Next, Shanghai House in San Francisco is where diners come for classic Chinese cooking, such as the chicken wings, and stay for xiao long bao! Last, but not least, jaw-dropping views of the Bay enhance the mood at Murray Circle Restaurant, Cavalo Point, an elegant sanctuary with a sophisticated Californian menu and enormous wine list. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#503H] Dixie Chicken Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Moravian Chicken Pie. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Chicken and Slicks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#105] Madhur Jaffrey Cookbook author and teacher Madhur Jaffrey creates two southern Indian dishes: shrimp in spicy coconut sauce and basmati rice with dill. Using blends of Indian spices, Jaffrey demonstrates ways to intensify or change flavors and aromas in Indian cooking. duration 26:13   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17217H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11026] ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
    US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
    INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
    CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17217H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Arthur [#610] Arthur Loses His Marbles/Friday The 13th * Arthur Loses His Marbles - When Arthur discovers that Grandma Thora is a marbles champion, he trains with her so he can beat all his friends . And though Thora teaches Arthur everything he knows, she doesn't teach him everything she knows... and it's Read versus Read in the first-ever Elwood City Marbles Tournament.
    * Friday the 13th - Brain doesn't believe in superstitions, even though his friends step over sidewalk cracks... and even Mr. Ratburn walks around ladders. So when Brain's defiance leads to a string of bad luck, he's stunned. Can he reverse the trend before the unluckiest day of them all - Friday the 13th?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#312H] The Amazing Creature Race The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#217H] Road Runner Koki wants to leave the Sonoran Desert to resupply the Tortuga, but Chris and Martin don't want to go until they track down a mysterious lizard. But they'll need the help - and powers - of their friend the Road Runner. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11026] ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
    US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
    INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
    CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33155] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Spark! [#515H] Ballet Afsaneh Take a journey with Ballet Afsaneh as they perform the dance, music and poetry of the historic Silk Road regions of Central Asia. duration 28:07   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Mark Twain [#101] Part One In the first episode, Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of librari es and schools across the country ever since. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Mark Twain [#102] Part Two In episode two, Burns explores the other side of the writer - an American icon who, through tragedy and bad financial decisions, falls hard with failure. In contrast to the wildly successful Twain, Clemens is an inept businessman who squanders his fortunes on pipe dream patents and bad investments. Clemens turns to the lecture circuit and tours extensively, leaving behind his beloved Hartford home and, often, his family, to pay off his creditors. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20162] (original broadcast date: 8/05/14)
    * The African Summit in Washington DC with Paul Kagame, Macky Sall, Jacob Zuma, Jakaya Kikwete, and Moncef Marzouki
    * Douglas Brinkley on his book: The Nixon Tapes
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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