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KQED 9: Thursday, July 6, 2017

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Thursday, July 6, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23143] (original air date: 7/5/2017)*We begin with Tuesday's intercontinental ballistic missile test in North Korea. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Graham Allison of Harvard's Kennedy School, and Anne Gearan of The Washington Post.
    *We continue with a look at the upcoming G20 Summit in Germany with Nicholas Burns, a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
    *We conclude with director Sofia Coppola and guest host Stephanie Zacharek of Time magazine. Coppola's new film "The Beguiled" is based on a 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan. The film premiered last month at the Cannes Film Festival, where she was awarded the prize for Best Director.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky "You'll Have the Sky: The Life and Work of Anne Morrow Lindbergh" brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial husband, the pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh. The film uses Anne's own words to help convey her inner life, which was deeply affected by the challenges of being part of America's most famous couple. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    Big Pacific [#103H] Voracious (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Great Yellowstone Thaw [#103H] It's summer in Yellowstone, and with soaring temperatures and drought comes the risk of wildfires. All the water from 'The Thaw' has flowed away and a lack of rain has left the ground tinder dry. When a major blaze breaks out in the Beartooth Mountains, wildlife cameraman Jeff Hogan scrambles a team to see if the family of Great Gray Owls he's been following all year has survived. The beaver family now has three young kits. But Jeff is shocked when their mother suddenly moves them out of the family home. It's a risky journey over dams and upriver and not something he's ever witnessed before. Meanwhile the Pinnacle Peak pack of wolves near Jackson also has young and in a year that's been tough for Yellowstone's top predator, wildlife photographer Charlie Hamilton James unravels why this pack is doing better than most. Up in the Gallatin Mountains are two orphaned young grizzlies. Host Kirk Johnson joins bear expert Casey Anderson to witness the relationship between man and bear on ranch land, where there's a balance of mutual tolerance. But with no mum alive to teach them, these yearlings are vulnerable and Casey is worried. As our climate changes, one of the biggest signs in Yellowstone is the effect on pikas. These alpine mammals rely on the cold high up in the mountains. But as temperatures slowly increase, the pikas are struggling. Kirk meets a scientist studying them to see what's going to happen when there's nowhere left to go but the sky. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Big Blue Live [#103H] (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Sex in the Wild [#101H] Elephants Joy and Mark travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land - the elephant. Find out how females select the strongest mates, why elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom and how they safely deliver a 220-pound baby; witness the remarkable first steps of a newborn calf. duration 55:41   STEREO TV14
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1005] Peace & Quiet Calm Down, Caitlin - When the Vicarstown Bridge is closed for repairs, Caitlin can't get back and has to spend the night on the Island of Sodor. She is so excited that she keeps waking the other engines up. They try sending her off to pull the Mail Train and the Flying Kipper, but Caitlin then wakes everyone else up on the island. In the morning, the bridge is re-opened and Caitlin is the most tired of all. Luke's New Friend - One day, Luke finds a nervous and scared young deer at the Blue Mountain Quarry. The other engines warn Luke that the quarry is no place for an animal, but Luke remembers when he first arrived and how he was nervous and scared. He wants to help the young deer so he tries to get the other engines to work quietly. That is not an easy thing to do, and after one accident too many, the engines finally convince Luke that the best place for the deer is on the grounds of Ulfstead Castle. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#129H] Digging The Deep/Puddle Puzzle * Digging The Deep - Nick and Sally are exploring how deep they can dig in the sandbox. The Cat arrives to whisk them away to the deepest place he knows - the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean! They meet up with Aurilia the Angler fish who guides them to the very bottom of the ocean floor. Now that they've gone as deep as deep can be, it's off to find the next adventure!
    * Puddle Puzzle - Nick and Sally are excited to jump in the giant puddle in their backyard - but it's gone! Where did it go? With the help of Cat's Seussian camera, they see that the puddle has turned into water vapour. Off they go to the Bluey Blue Sky to follow their puddle. They discover that the water vapour rises high into the sky, then cools off and falls as rain. They go back home and are delighted to see that their puddle is back.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#110H] More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office "More than One Moon" - Mindy is shocked to learn that there is more than one moon in the solar system. Celery flies the kids out to Mars so they can see what its two moons look like compared to ours. Curriculum: There is more than one moon in the Universe; in fact, there are hundreds of moons in our own Solar System. Mars has 2 moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are unusual in that they are not round like our moon, but oddly shaped, like battered potatoes.
    "Visit to Mom's Office" - Sean and Sydney take Jet to meet Sean's mom,a scientist, at the Deep Space Array. She explains that they're looking for stars with their own systems of exoplanets to detect if there might be any that contain life. But will taking Jet out in public expose his secret identity? Curriculum: An exoplanet is a planet that doesn't orbit the Earth's sun, but instead orbits a different star in the Universe.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#226H] Journey to the Subnivean Zone A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#109H] Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off * Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: "Where do streams begin?" This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they finally find out where the stream begins they are amazed!
    * Hal's Day Off - After a silly mishap leaves Hal alone in the big city (well, he does have his chew-toy Mr. Chewinsky with him), it's up to Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy to make their way to the city and find Hal! Tally ho! Even though Hal is having so much fun sightseeing, he will need to get home somehow. When Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy can't locate Hal, they turn to animals that they never even knew lived in the city for help!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#306] The Man with the Monkey Hands/Whistle Pig Wednesday * The Man with the Monkey Hands - After warning George about the poison ivy lurking in the park, the Man with the Yellow Hat loses his balance and lands hands first in a brush of the itchy, poisonous leaves! With his hands bandaged, he'll need help with everyday tasks such as brushing his teeth, making dinner, even typing a letter. So being a clever little monkey, George invents some ingenious ways to make the Man's life seem normal - like wearing swim fins to assist in picking apples off the floor and taping salad forks to his arms to act as temporary hands. But George's creations are put to the ultimate test when the Man has to present Professor Wiseman's newest invention to the science board, salad forks and all!
    * Whistle Pig Wednesday - "Whistlepig Wednesday," Mr. Glass' unique version of Groundhog Day, is an annual city tradition of predicting when winter will start. Every year on the last Wednesday of August, Sherry the Whistlepig emerges from her burrow. If she sees her shadow, it means cold weather is coming. But what makes Sherry's shadow so special? To find out, George and his animal friends camp out at Sherry's burrow, but fall asleep while waiting for her to wake up. At the shadow ceremony, Mr. Glass mistakes a sleeping George and each one of his friends for a whistlepig and presents them for the world to see. But does a monkey, dog, cat, or pigeon shadow count?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#307] George Digs Worms/Everything Old Is New Again * George Digs Worms - Why is Bill yelling at a mound of dirt? He's worm racing! George turns to a pile of decomposed leaves to find his own prize worm and challenges Bill's "Fast Freddy" to a race. Pretty soon, the entire countryside catches worm-racing fever and watch as George's worm, named "Ooh Ooh Ahh Ahh," races its way to the championship. But when Mr. Quint takes the wrong lunchbox on his fishing trip, George's worm farm is in danger of becoming fish bait! Can George save his slimy friends in time for the championship race? * Everything Old is New Again - The city is awarding the "Golden Arrows Award" to the building that collects the most recycling. George is eager to help-once he learns what recycling actually is, of course. The building's Doorwoman next door turns out to be tough competition, so George hunts down recycling materials from everywhere he can think of. The only problem is, he doesn't know that he only recycle products after they've been used! Will the tenants with the missing recyclables forgive a monkey who's not just trying to win a contest, but also save the environment? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#303H] Daniel Makes a Noise Maker/Daniel Makes the Neighborhood Daniel and Katerina are playing "super hero helpers." They use Baby Margaret's rattle as their super-duper noise maker to make sure everyone knows that help is on the way. When Baby Margaret wants her rattle back, Katerina and Daniel create their own super-duper noise makers and continue saving the day! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#304H] Daniel's Allergy/Allergies at School When Daniel tries a peach for the first time, he learns he is allergic to the fruit. Dad and Doctor Anna take care of him, and Doctor Anna tells Daniel how he can take care of himself, too. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#125H] The Lure of the Rocks/What's The Story, Maury? After a series of mishaps, Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. In order to bring back his good luck, Dunk is determined to get rid of the rock in the most permanent way possible: dropping it in the molten magma of the volcano located far down in the deep. / Maury, who's always "spreading the word" about things on the reef, often gets things wrong. Due to his poor vision, he sometimes mistakes what he thinks he sees, with comic results. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#126H] My Son, The Frogfish/A Day for Papa Gush's long-lost son Wart shows up in Reeftown to visit. Gush is excited to be a "hands-on" dad and take care of Wart, but Wart is extremely independent, and only wants to visit. Ultimately, Gush realizes that the Reeftown Rangers all look up to him as a father figure. / To show how much she appreciates everything he does for her and her brothers, Ripple wants to give her Papa time to relax, so she sets up a day full of special activities for him. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4613H] Elmo Steps In for Super Grover Rosita helps Abby and Zoe think outside the "fairy tale" box as they imagine and make up a story together.Also featuring Cookie Monster's Star Smores parody, and Elmo the Musical-prince. Brought to you by the letter P and the number 4. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4608H] When Dinosaurs Walked Sesame Elmo, Chris, and their friends on Sesame Street have dressed up as dinosaurs. With help from Elmo's book, they learn that there are small and big dinosaurs, some dinosaurs are herbivores and some are carnivores and that Big Bird is a dinosaur! Also featuring Jurassic Cookie parody, and Elmo's World-dinosaurs. Brought to you by the letter D and the number 15. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#162Z] The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match? Educational Objectives: To learn about consideration. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters S, T, O, P. They'll also rhyme with OCK words and use the power to read to transform the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#202H] The Mermaid in the Mall Problem/The Painting Problem The Mermaid in the Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. When a furniture store becomes a magical forest, Peg and Cat must become Knights of the Round Table - if only they can find a round table! Primary Content: Working with flat shapes. Secondary Content: Solid shapes. < br>The Painting Problem - Paris. To get purple paint for their masterpiece, famous painters Peg Casso and Vincent Van Goo (Cat) need a whole new kind of addition. Primary Content: Adding on to find sums to 5, identifying addition and equal signs. Secondary Content: Working with two dimensional shapes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#201H] Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2 The dinosaurs travel to the "big city" of Laramidia for the Theropod Convention! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#110H] More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office "More than One Moon" - Mindy is shocked to learn that there is more than one moon in the solar system. Celery flies the kids out to Mars so they can see what its two moons look like compared to ours. Curriculum: There is more than one moon in the Universe; in fact, there are hundreds of moons in our own Solar System. Mars has 2 moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are unusual in that they are not round like our moon, but oddly shaped, like battered potatoes.
    "Visit to Mom's Office" - Sean and Sydney take Jet to meet Sean's mom,a scientist, at the Deep Space Array. She explains that they're looking for stars with their own systems of exoplanets to detect if there might be any that contain life. But will taking Jet out in public expose his secret identity? Curriculum: An exoplanet is a planet that doesn't orbit the Earth's sun, but instead orbits a different star in the Universe.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17187H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12004] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23143] (original air date: 7/5/2017)*We begin with Tuesday's intercontinental ballistic missile test in North Korea. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Graham Allison of Harvard's Kennedy School, and Anne Gearan of The Washington Post.
    *We continue with a look at the upcoming G20 Summit in Germany with Nicholas Burns, a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
    *We conclude with director Sofia Coppola and guest host Stephanie Zacharek of Time magazine. Coppola's new film "The Beguiled" is based on a 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan. The film premiered last month at the Cannes Film Festival, where she was awarded the prize for Best Director.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36134] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17187H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12004] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#506H] Entertaining for a Crowd Salute the Arabian Gulf's world-class hospitality as Martha prepares flavor-packed favorites fit for a crowd. The menu features chicken kabsa, stuffed cabbage and spiced lamb chops, orzo risotto with wild mushrooms, and a sweet cake called kumajj. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1203H] Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Inspector Lynley Mysteries [#104Z] Missing Joseph In an apparently tranquil Lancashire village, Lynley investigates the mysterious poisoning of vicar Robin Sage. Local herbalist Juliet Spence has fed Sage water hemlock instead of wild parsnip, but was it a tragic mistake or a deliberate act? Spence's vegetable store is easily accessible, which means that there are any number of suspects. Guest stars included Pippa Haywood as Juliet Spence, Jason Merrells as P.C. Steve Shepherd, Charlotte Salt as Maggie Spence, and Lesley Vickerage as Helen Clyde. duration 1:32:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:35 pm
    Churchill's Secret On Masterpiece [#4636H] Michael Gambon stars as Winston Churchill in this dramatization of Churchill's life-threatening stroke in 1953, when he was prime minister. His illness was kept secret from the world. Romola Garai plays the remarkable nurse who cared for him. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:33 pm
    On Story [#704H] A Conversation with Marta Kauffman Writer and producer Marta Kauffman discusses the appeal of the Netflix series Grace and Frankie. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23144] (original air date: 7/6/2017)We begin with a look at tomorrow's G20 Summit in Germany. Guest host Susan Glasser is joined by Peter Baker of The New York Times, Ed Luce of the Financial Times, and Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post.
    *We conclude with Susan Glasser and Peter Baker discussing Peter's new book, "Obama: The Call of History."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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