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KQED 9: Tuesday, August 26, 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 26, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20176] (broadcast date: 08/25/14)
    A compilation of mouth-watering interviews with chefs Ferran Adriq, Grant Achatz, Thomas Keller, Gabrielle Hamilton and Daniel Boulud.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33169H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P 500 breaks through 2,000 for the first time ever. Which sectors got the market to this point and which will lead the next leg? And, will Burger King become a Canadian company, with a lower tax rate, by buying Tim Hortons? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#202H] This Perfect World SHORT TERM 12 (San Diego State University) One eventful day at a group home for at risk adolescents turns into a personal journey for the head counselor, who must balance violent quarrels with a birthday celebration. Directed by Destin Cretton.
    DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (Ringling College of Art and Design) A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos with the help of someone very special to her. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Directed and produced by Lindsey St. Pierre, Kate Reynolds, and Ashley Graham.
    duration 26:01   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 2:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1621H] Junk in the Trunk 2 This special features never-before-seen appraisals from AR's Season 16 tour. Travel through El Paso, Atlanta, Minneapolis and more to enjoy new appraisals such as a Missouri Regiment Colt Pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss' signature. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1521H] Forever Young "Forever Young" is a celebration of objects for the young and the young at heart. As the show's lovingly preserved appraisals prove, it's not only toys and teddy bears that capture the spirit of youth. Highlights include original art for a Dr. Seuss lunchbox; a child's shoe autographed by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig; and a colorful embroidered silk picture, sewn by the owner's great-great-great-aunt at age 15 in 1819, valued at $60,000 to $80,000. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    POV [#2709H] Big Men Over five years, director Rachel Boynton and her cinematographer filmed the quest for oil in Ghana by Dallas-based Kosmos. The company develops the country's first commercial oil field, yet its success is quickly compromised by political intrigue and accusations of corruption. As Ghanaians wait to reap the benefits of oil, the filmmakers discover violent resistance down the coast in the Niger Delta, where poor Nigerians have yet to prosper from decades-old oil fields. This film, executive produced by Brad Pitt, provides an unprecedented inside look at the global deal making and dark underside of energy development - a contest for money and power that is reshaping the world. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 5:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1212H] Behind The Veil WHAT CAN I WISH YOU BEFORE THE FIGHT? (France): Marie, adopted at the age of five under strange circumstances, lives in the French countryside with her father and younger sister. One fateful evening, the family finds a strange young girl hiding in their barn. On the run from the law, this stranger will change Marie's life forever and bring her hidden past into sharp focus.
    AFTER THE CLASS (Iran): In this emotionally nuanced family drama, a high school teacher's day begins with the good news of a promotion. But later, her independently minded daughter brings less welcome news. A universal story about what freedom and independence means for a modern day woman.
    duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#129H] The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#212H] Rumbly Tumbly/Planet Name Game * Rumbly Tumbly: Nick's hungry tummy is rumbling! But why do our stomachs make noises when they're hungry? A super shrunken trip into Thing One's stomach will show them the answer! They learn how chewing and stomach juices help to break down the food, and the tummy sounds are actually the stomach working. When your tummy is empty, the sounds are much louder! There's only one way to quiet Nick's rumbly tumbly... a chewy chocolate chunky chunk chip cookie!
    * Planet Name Game: Nick and Sally have run out of things to name in the garden. Good thing Cat needs help putting his model of the solar system back together - they can help him name the planets! Off in the Space-a-ma-racer they go on a whirlwind trip around the universe, learning the names of the seven planets as they go.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#140H] Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy at School Daniel Learns about Empathy: Daniel and O the Owl are pretending to be handymen, using their toy tools to make "repairs" to Daniel's playhouse. Daniel is having lots of fun hammering loudly, but it's upsetting O, who would rather do something quieter. Daniel loves hammering so much that it's hard for him to see why it upsets O. Mom helps Daniel be empathetic and think about how O is feeling: Daniel remembers a time when he was upset because Miss Elaina was being way too loud for him. He doesn't want O to feel this way, and realizes that they can both have fun as quiet handymen! Empathy at School: Chrissie and Daniel are playing together at school today, but when Chrissie loses her special bracelet, she doesn't feel like playing anymore. Daniel has trouble understanding why until Teacher Harriet shows him how to be empathetic and think about how Chrissie may be feeling. Daniel remembers just how worried he was when he thought he had lost Tigey, and decides to stop playing and help find the bracelet. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#109H] Voyage of the Butterflier XT Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration. Science Concepts: Life cycles. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#110H] Honey Seekers While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#503H] George's Super Subway Adventure/Well Done, George * George's Super Subway Adventure - The Man with the Yellow Hat has two surprises for George today: They're going to the zoo and they're riding the subway! George is so excited to see his first underground train that he hops right on, leaving the Man behind at the subway terminal. After comical mishaps where the two barely miss meeting up and some fun stops along the way, George figures out how to take the train all the way to the zoo, where he patiently waits for his friend to catch up.
    * Well Done, George - A certain muddy monkey needs a bath, but there's no water coming out of the faucet. George and the Man with the Yellow Hat find a broken water pump in their well and head back to the city so George can take that much needed bath. This time when the water stops flowing from the faucet, George takes matters into his own paws and uses his newly acquired knowledge to build a well in their front yard. But can he build a pump to get the water from the ground into his fifth floor bathtub?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#405H] Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School * Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess?
    * Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. Can George and Hundley figure out a way to get Charkie to cross the finish line amid all the distractions?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#128H] The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#301H] Adventure Camp: Rafting/Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbing Our Pteranodon family accompanies Mr. Conductor to the Troodon Town Roundhouse to meet up with Thurston Troodon, the Rocket Train's conductor. They all soon learn that Tricia Troodon, a young hotshot conductor, actually invited everyone there to see her new train - the Solar Train! The kids learn that it's powered by the sun! To test the train's performance, the three Conductors, along with the help of Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don, race the Dinosaur Train, Thurston's Rocket Train and Tricia's new Solar Train to the Triassic! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4405H] Simon Says Telly has to practice paying attention, listening and controlling himself to prepare for a Simon Says Competition. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF) duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20176] (broadcast date: 08/25/14)
    A compilation of mouth-watering interviews with chefs Ferran Adriq, Grant Achatz, Thomas Keller, Gabrielle Hamilton and Daniel Boulud.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#209H] Dona Thomas, Amber India, Scala's Bistro Fresh, seasonal ingredients are transformed into Mexican food at our first restaurant, a casual place for all. The second stop is northern Indian. This restaurant has white tablecloths and stellar service as well as great flavors and wonderful bread. The third place has dramatic architectural elements and walls adorned with murals. The bar scene is hip and the northern Italian food keeps customers satisfied. duration 27:00   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#511H] Chicken for Everyone! Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for kitchen shears. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of canned tomato soup. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Chicken Chimichangas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#107] Jim Dodge Master baker and teacher Jim Dodge creates a chocolate buttermilk fudge cake, offering tips on how to make the cake moist and the frosting smooth. He also demonstrates the best way to frost and decorate cakes, as well as techniques for preparing crystallized rose petals. duration 25:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17238H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11041] CEASEFIRE- Israel and Hamas agreed today to an open-ended ceasefire, ending weeks of rocket fire and airstrikes. Gwen Ifill analyzes the agreement with Dennis Ross, a former US diplomat who is now a counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
    TAX FLIGHT - In recent years a number of US companies have relocated outside the country's borders by merging with or purchasing foreign companies. Burger King is the latest example. Today the company announced it will purchase Tim Hortons, a Canadian restaurant chain, and move its headquarters to Ontario, where the corporate tax rate is lower. Jeffrey Brown discusses this decision with economist Roberton Williams, a senior fellow at the non-partisan Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution.
    RETHINKING COLLEGE - As part of a week-long series dedicated to "rethinking college," Hari Sreenivasan reports on the growing burden of student debt.
    QUEST FOR UNITY - The Obama administration has stated that it will only offer more military support to Iraq in its battle against the Islamic State militant group once the nation has formed a more inclusive government. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Northern Iraq on why national unity is a tall order for this fractured country to fill.
    BORDER CRISIS - As part of an ongoing series of conversations with those impacted by the immigration crisis, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Gary Thrasher, a rancher and veterinarian who lives in Arizona, near the Mexican border, and treats cattle from Arizona to New Mexico to West Texas- along a major corridor for illegal immigrants and drug smugglers.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17238H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Arthur [#808] Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib * Muffy's Art Attack - Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in this episode about art appreciation. When Muffy sees Ganson's machines, she brags that she can make even better ones ... until the artist himself shows her that art is beautiful when created out of self-expression, not competition.
    * Tales from the Crib - Vicita is upset at having to trade in her cherished crib for a big-girl bed, so D.W. shares her story of that same rite of passage. D.W. was also reluctant to make the transition to a bed without bars, but then discovered the joys - and responsibilities - of her new-found freedom.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#111H] Bass Class Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. Science Concepts: Species differentiation. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#112H] Fireflies It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11041] CEASEFIRE- Israel and Hamas agreed today to an open-ended ceasefire, ending weeks of rocket fire and airstrikes. Gwen Ifill analyzes the agreement with Dennis Ross, a former US diplomat who is now a counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
    TAX FLIGHT - In recent years a number of US companies have relocated outside the country's borders by merging with or purchasing foreign companies. Burger King is the latest example. Today the company announced it will purchase Tim Hortons, a Canadian restaurant chain, and move its headquarters to Ontario, where the corporate tax rate is lower. Jeffrey Brown discusses this decision with economist Roberton Williams, a senior fellow at the non-partisan Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution.
    RETHINKING COLLEGE - As part of a week-long series dedicated to "rethinking college," Hari Sreenivasan reports on the growing burden of student debt.
    QUEST FOR UNITY - The Obama administration has stated that it will only offer more military support to Iraq in its battle against the Islamic State militant group once the nation has formed a more inclusive government. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Northern Iraq on why national unity is a tall order for this fractured country to fill.
    BORDER CRISIS - As part of an ongoing series of conversations with those impacted by the immigration crisis, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Gary Thrasher, a rancher and veterinarian who lives in Arizona, near the Mexican border, and treats cattle from Arizona to New Mexico to West Texas- along a major corridor for illegal immigrants and drug smugglers.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33170] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Spark! [#701H] Thiebaud, Teng, and Garrett * Spark kicks off its seventh season with a look at the life and work of one of the country's greatest living painters; Wayne Thiebaud. His iconic still lifes pay homage to America's favorite foods, and his insights into the theory of painting have influenced generations of students.
    * Next, spend some time with singer-songwriter Vienna Teng, who left a career in Silicon Valley to pursue her dream of making music. In San Francisco for a homecoming concert, Teng plays the "chamber-folk" music that propelled her to fame.
    * Then, modern dance choreographer Janice Garrett creates a revealing new work for her company's 5th anniversary season.
    duration 27:43   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Egypt's Golden Empire [#101] The Warrior Pharaohs By 1570 BCE, Egypt lies divided among foreign rulers. But Ahmose, one of the last Egyptian princes, rises to defeat the Hyksos and the Nubians. The New Kingdom is born, uniting Egypt once again. After Ahmose dies, Hatshepsut becomes the first female Pharaoh. Striving for legitimacy, she embarks on an ambitious building program and opens new trade routes. Her son and successor, Thutmosis III, campaigns extensively in the Near East, and brings much of the ancient world under Egyptian rule. The concept of "empire" is born. duration 56:06   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Egypt's Golden Empire [#102] Pharaohs of the Sun By 1400 B.C. the Egyptian empire stretches from Northern Syria to the Sudan in Africa. Led by Amenhotep III, it is a golden age of wealth, power and prosperity. Remarkable diplomacy is used to keep the empire's rivals at bay, while the provinces of Egypt revel in their protection. Art, technology and new ideas flourish, and Egyptian rulers are seen as gods. After the death of Amenhotep III, his son Akhenaten initiates drastic changes. Consumed by a monotheist belief, he orders a new capital built in the desert, marries the beauty Nefertiti and embarks on a campaign of religious repression. When he dies, the new capital is abandoned. The death of his son-in-law, the boy-king Tutankhamen, marks the end of the Ahmose dynasty. duration 56:06   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Egypt's Golden Empire [#103] The Last Great Pharaoh A new dynasty emerges. Threatened from abroad, Ramses II leads an army north to fight the Hittites at Kadesh. The battle becomes his crowning achievement and the basis for a new period of stability and wealth. Resources flood into Egypt. A new capital is built, artisans revel in an explosive period of building and The House of Life becomes the intellectual center for the empire. However, foreign powers once again threaten, and some provinces question their allegiance. After the long reign of Ramses II, the great tombs are systematically looted, and civil war ensues. Though Egypt is once again divided, the period known as the New Kingdom has left a rich legacy that will reverberate through the ages. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Dick Cavett's Watergate It was a slow-moving devastating crisis that changed America forever. Forty years ago -- as a result of the complicated, but dramatic, tale of a criminal conspiracy to cover up misdeeds by President Nixon and his top advisers -- there was a sense that the government was in danger of collapsing under the weight of the scandal. From 1972 to 1974 the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of The Dick Cavett Show. In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. Even non-political guests expressed their opinions about Watergate on the show. With exclusive access to the archive of The Dick Cavett Show, this program documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it: from the botched burglary at the Democratic National Headquarters; to the must-see TV of the daily Congressional Watergate hearings; to the on-going behind-the-scenes battle between the White House and The Dick Cavett Show; culminating with the resignation of the President of the United States on August 9, 1974. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20177] (broadcast date: 8/26/14)
    Charlie's interviews with 3 of the funniest women out there: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kristen Wiig, and Mindy Kaling.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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