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KQED 9: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23152H] (original air date 7/18/2017) We begin with the collapse of the Senate Republican health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Charlie is joined by Jerry Seib, chief commentator at The Wall Street Journal and David Leonhardt, a columnist for The New York Times.
    *We conclude with Bloomberg Businessweek correspondent Joshua Green introducing his book, "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#102H] Ireland Jim West explores the indigenous crafts of Ireland where master artisans teach dry felting, basket making, woodturning and creating the perfect Irish scones. Jim crafts an Irish rock wall, makes jewelry from Connemara marble, crochets Irish lace, and explores the traditions and culture of the enchanting Emerald Isle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#212H] Jardiniere, Esperpento, Trattoria La Siciliana Elegance describes the first restaurant featured on this week's show. It's a special occasion place, with a French-California menu and extensive wine list. Traditional tapas is served in a informal setting at the next stop. A friendly place where traveling musicians stop in to play. Lastly Sicilian flavors in a small, chaotic space made for sharing in a casual atmosphere. duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Weekend In Havana Join Geoffrey Baer as he travels to Havana, where dancers, musicians, architects and writers invite him into their lives to experience the color, culture and history of a beautiful and seductive city only recently re-opened to Americans. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Rare - Creatures of the Photo Ark [#101H] Join Joel Sartore as he travels to Madagascar and the Florida Keys on his mission to photograph beautiful and endangered animals for the Photo Ark. In Florida, he checks in on the key deer, a species that he first saw 20 years ago. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3514H] Life On Parole Follow former prisoners through the challenges of their first year on parole. With unique access, the film goes inside the effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut and reduce the number of people returning to prison. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    History Detectives [#1001H] Rock Music Elyse Luray and Wes Cowan investigate whether they have found rock's Holy Grail, the long-lost electric Fender Stratocaster Bob Dylan plugged in at the '65 Newport Folk Festival, changing rock 'n' roll forever. Tukufu Zuberi tracks down some autographs allegedly signed for two brothers in Miami Beach during the Beatles' legendary 1964 "British Invasion" tour of the United States. Finally, Gwendolyn Wright investigates a $5 thrift store find and unearths a little-known artistic side of musical iconoclast Frank Zappa. duration 53:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1108] Signals & Alarms Signals Crossed - Toby is always nervous when he has to go through Knapford Junction with the big gantry signal over the track. One day Toby waits nervously for his signal to change, but it stays on red. He waits and waits, holding up other engines, but the signal doesn't change. Sir Topham Hatt is very annoyed until everybody finally realizes that the signal is broken. Educational Objectives: being helpful and kind, encouraging others, developing confidence, conquering fears, demonstrating responsibility. Thomas and the Emergency Cable - Thomas is on his branch line when a passenger pulls the emergency cable and he has to stop quickly. It turns out it's not an emergency at all--the passenger is a bird watcher who's spotted a rare bird. To make matters worse, Clarabel has a flat wheel after being dragged along with her brakes on. The next time Thomas sees the bird watcher he refuses to pick him up. But Thomas learns that that's not the right thing to do either. Educational Objectives: perspective taking, following rules, asking good questions, apologizing. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#139H] When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently * When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus!
    * Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. They find the Cat in the Hat instead! Cat suggests that Sally and Nick might find Harvey by meeting three friends who always do things differently - like a bird that runs instead of flies, or a cat that swims, or a fish that walks on the mud! Nick and Sally are sure to find Harvey now - by doing it differently!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#119H] Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse ISS * Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - making their own amazing backyard "Northern Lights" display! Curriculum: Northern lights (aka, aurora borealis) are a natural, awesome phenomenon. The origin of the aurora begins when a cloud of gas is ejected from the Sun's surface. When it collides in Earth's atmosphere with oxygen and nitrogen, it produces dazzling auroral light.
    * Treehouse ISS - When the kids realize that they all want to use the treehouse at the same time for different activities, arguments break out. Mindy tries to help by creating a schedule for each kid to use the treehouse alone. In the end, the kids realize they need each other's company and ideas in order to be successful in their own projects. In resolving their problem, the kids learn to think like the scientists on the International Space Station, who have to find a solution to the problem of getting along while doing different projects in a small space. Curriculum: The International Space Station (ISS) program is a great global human achievement in international cooperation. Countries work in partnership to support the experiments of scientists on the ISS, including observing space, growing plants in micro-gravity, and recording observations.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#404H] Pangolin Rescue After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#123H] The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party * The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho!
    * Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. Daisy forgot to get ready for the party and there's so much to do and so little time to do it! Will Daisy get the party ready for the Bunny Family to celebrate the Winter Solstice?!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 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)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#507H] George-O-Matic/Curious George, Sheep Herder * George-O-Matic - George is entranced by the museum's newest addition: a vending machine full of levers, wheels, springs, and healthy snacks! So when George is put in charge of making the dessert for an important dinner party, he can think of nothing better than creating his own dessert dispensing vending machine - the George-O-Matic. One tiny design flaw: George asks Gnocci the cat to motor the machine, causing it to go into overdrive.
    * Curious George, Sheep Herder - George buys a cool new scarf at the Country Fair, but with one tug on a loose strand of wool, the entire scarf unravels! While searching for sheep that will give him some wool for another scarf, George accidentally whistles, which sends Bo the sheepdog and his flock of sheep on a wild adventure through the country. Can George whistle his way out of this mess or will his baaaaaad day turn even worse?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#107H] Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story * Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together.
    * Daniel Helps O Tell a Story - O the Owl wants to show Daniel all his books. The boys choose a very special book about dinosaurs, but they realize that the last page of the story is missing! O gets very flustered, but Daniel is a good friend and uses his imagination to make up the end of the story.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#108] Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. He even joins Mr. McFeely on his "speedy delivery" to give Dad the very special letter! I Love You, Mom - Daniel wants to surprise Mom Tiger with her favorite banana bread because he knows it is one way to say "I love you." Dad and Daniel head to Baker Aker's Bakery, where they learn about the bread-making process. Daniel and Dad Tiger surprise Mom and she happily shares the banana bread gift with them too! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#113H] The Kelp Needs Help/Mountain of Fire After putting some Asterina starfish in the Kelp Forest where they don't belong, Splash, Ripple, and Tidy must get rid of them before the starfish eat all of the kelp. / Dunk, Bubbles, and Ripple don't believe Splash when he tells them about a mountain that spits out fire that can be found in the water really far down in the deep. To solve this mystery, the kids find Lu, who takes them into the deep to find a submarine volcano. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#116H] The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, feeling self-conscious about a healing blemish on her face, meets Myshell, a friendly, outgoing decorator crab who has covered her shell with all kinds of shells, coral and sponges. Myshell teaches Bubbles how to feel good about herself from the inside out. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4611H] Abbys Fairy Garden Abby is going to teach Elmo how to garden, but a gnome takes his seeds and flower pot. Abby and Elmo need to play memory games in order to get them back. Also featuring Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World-Plants. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 17. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4629H] Dress-Up Club Prairie Dawn learns that it doesn't matter if you're a boy or girl, anyone can dress-up and play any way they want. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter D and the number 15. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#208H] Baby Dino's Big Discovery ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#213] The Tree By the Nile Problem/The Eid al-Adha Adventure The Tree By the Nile Problem - Ancient Egypt. Cat gets stuck in a tree in Egypt - with 3 crocodiles! Will calmness and choreography be enough to save him? Primary Content: Working with patterns Secondary Content: Using a pan balance. The Eid al-Adha Adventure - Yasmina and Amir's Neighborhood. On Eid al-Adha, a holiday devoted to giving, Cat is asked to give more than he expected. Primary Content: More and less, dividing into thirds Secondary Content: Using a pan balance. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#210] Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting The Cretaceous The long-awaited rains finally return to Pteranodon Terrace, but grow into a huge rainstorm that grows even bigger - into a hurricane! Dad hasn't seen it blow like this since he was a kid. They seek shelter, and Don discovers an entrance to a cave below their nest, where not only the Pteranodons, but also their other neighbors, the Lambeorsaurus family and Cindy Cimolestes, all take shelter for the night. In the morning, the storm has passed, but everyone must pitch in to rebuild their various nests. The family is cleaning up the mess left over from the hurricane, and discover that a raft of logs has washed up two refugees from across the Western Interior Sea - a turtle named Aidan Adocus, and a small mammal named Tommy Ptilodus. Our family learns of their adventure, crossing the sea in the storm, and washing up at Pteranodon Terrace. They decide to take their new friends to the Dinosaur Train, and ride back with them to their home in Appalachia. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#119H] Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse ISS * Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - making their own amazing backyard "Northern Lights" display! Curriculum: Northern lights (aka, aurora borealis) are a natural, awesome phenomenon. The origin of the aurora begins when a cloud of gas is ejected from the Sun's surface. When it collides in Earth's atmosphere with oxygen and nitrogen, it produces dazzling auroral light.
    * Treehouse ISS - When the kids realize that they all want to use the treehouse at the same time for different activities, arguments break out. Mindy tries to help by creating a schedule for each kid to use the treehouse alone. In the end, the kids realize they need each other's company and ideas in order to be successful in their own projects. In resolving their problem, the kids learn to think like the scientists on the International Space Station, who have to find a solution to the problem of getting along while doing different projects in a small space. Curriculum: The International Space Station (ISS) program is a great global human achievement in international cooperation. Countries work in partnership to support the experiments of scientists on the ISS, including observing space, growing plants in micro-gravity, and recording observations.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17200H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12013] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23152H] (original air date 7/18/2017) We begin with the collapse of the Senate Republican health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Charlie is joined by Jerry Seib, chief commentator at The Wall Street Journal and David Leonhardt, a columnist for The New York Times.
    *We conclude with Bloomberg Businessweek correspondent Joshua Green introducing his book, "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36143] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17200H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12013] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    When The World Answered Nearly 50 years ago, torrential rains in northwestern and central Italy caused massive flooding throughout the area, including Florence. As the waters rose, so did concerns about the city's treasured masterpieces. And then the worst-case scenario became reality: 14,000 works of art and rare books were destroyed.
    Based on the book When the World Answered: Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood by Linda Falcone and Jane Fortune, this documentary looks back at the worldwide Herculean efforts to save and restore the artwork of Florence. It also explores modern-day efforts to recognize a group of women artists who made significant contributions during Florence's time of need. Filmed on location in Italy, the film features archival footage and a new interview with legendary Italian director/producer Franco Zeffirelli, whose 1966 documentary Florence: Days of Destruction showed the flood's impact and helped rally the world to help.
    duration 27:12   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#503H] Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill We start off with a local favorite that's low on atmosphere but high on flavor and full of fragrant Indian spices. It's called Lahore Karahi and it's on O'Farrell in San Francisco. Filipino-Spanish flavors reflecting the rich history of the Philippines are perfect for sharing so bring a crowd over to Patio Filipino on El Camino Real in San Bruno. Some things never change and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant on Bush is the perfect example. It's been around at the same location since 1946! Oh, and the booths there make for a very private dining experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Big Pacific [#105H] Behind The Scenes (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Nature's Great Race [#102H] Caribou Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Nova [#4302H] Life's Rocky Start From the first sparks of life to the survival of the fittest, unearth the secret relationship between rocks and life. Nova goes around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to the origins and evolution of life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Sex in the Wild [#103H] Kangaroos In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth - the pouch-wearing marsupials. Thanks to their bizarre way of reproducing, kangaroos thrive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth - the Australian Outback. In Queensland's eucalyptus forests, he sees how tree-living marsupials - koalas - have mastered gravity-defying sex. At a kangaroo sanctuary, Joy witnesses a tiny newborn's first steps as it crawls to the pouch, and in Adelaide, she learns how endangered rock wallabies are being saved using foster mothers. During a kangaroo dissection, she learns what makes marsupial reproductive anatomy unique. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23153H] (original air date: 7/19/2017) An hour with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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!

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      (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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