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KQED 9: Friday, July 21, 2017

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

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Friday, July 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23154] (original air date 7/20/2017) *Robert Costa of The Washington Post discusses President Trump's comments regarding his appointment of attorney general Jeff Sessions--citing that he would not have hired Sessions had he known he would recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
    *We continue with a discussion of Senator John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis, joined by Dr. David Agus.
    *Next, the parole of O. J. Simpson, with Rikki Klieman, a legal analyst for CBS News.
    *We continue with part two of Charlie's conversation with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
    *We conclude with a look at the film comedy genre, with three of the top comedy filmmakers working today: Judd Apatow, Michael Showalter, and Lucia Aniello.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#508H] Kebabs Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1205H] Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Best of Trains Around North America For more than a quarter of a century, Great Scenic Railway Journeys and its creator, Robert Van Camp, have captured the world of Tourist Railway Adventures. In this anniversary special, Robert has selected his top 10 favorite rail journeys in North America.
    More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing the history of North America's transportation. Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program looks at our favorite profiles, telling the unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads from across the country. A number of these profiles have been updated since their original broadcast.
    duration 1:56:56   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Andre Rieu: Waltzing Forever A special collection of some of the most beautiful and enchanting waltzes ever written, including Johan Strauss' The Blue Danube, Roses From the South, Shostakovich's Second Waltz, Moon River, Tennessee Waltz and two exciting new works - a hit-packed all-American medley, and a specially composed waltz, to commemorate this special made-for-America program. duration 1:26:51   STEREO
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#706H] Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell Comedy writer Paula Pell talks about creating characters that stick and drawing from a funny family. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1106] Special Friends Toad's Adventure - Oliver is always telling his Toad about his adventures. Toad longs to have an adventure of his own. When Toad gets the chance to work with James, he is very excited. But James doesn't like pulling trucks and goes too fast. When a coupling snaps, Toad gets a bigger adventure than he expected! Educational Objectives: appreciating one's individual skills, expressing gratitude, taking responsibility for actions, understanding there are consequences to one's actions. Duck and the Slip Coaches - Sir Topham Hatt is concerned about getting all the summer visitors to their destinations on time. Duck tells the other engines about the slip coaches used on the Great Western Railway that could be uncoupled at stations without stopping. James relays the information to Sir Topham Hatt, claiming it's his idea, but James has never used slip coaches before and soon runs into trouble. Educational Objectives: telling the truth, being helpful, making meaningful contributions, understanding there are consequences to one's actions. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#201H] Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders * Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity.
    * Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#121] So Many Moons/Project Pluto "So Many Moons" - When Mindy is concerned that the possible addition of a younger sibling to her family might be a challenge, Jet says imagine having a family with more than 60 siblings! That's what it's like for the 67 moons of Jupiter. Curriculum: Kids may think that a planet would only have one moon, maybe two. But the larger outer planets, the gas giants, have many moons - Jupiter and Saturn leading the count with more than 60 moons each! What's more, the moons of Jupiter are not all just round, gray rocks - they are extremely varied, from volcanic Io, covered with volcanic activity; to Europa, with an icy surface covering an underground ocean; to Ganymede, a moon so large it's actually bigger than the planet Mercury! "Project Pluto" - When Mindy is excited about presenting her kid model of Pluto for school show and tell, the other kids don't want to disappoint her by breaking the news to her that Pluto is not a planet. Curriculum: Pluto is no longer considered a planet; astronomers in the scientific community re-classified Pluto as a planetoid. It is one of five "planetoids," or "dwarf planets. There are three criteria a celestial body must meet in order to be considered a planet: it must orbit the Sun, have enough mass, and "clear the neighborhood." duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#410H] Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#129] The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues * The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world! They've been practicing all week and are so ready! There's only one problem: their fifth player, Herbert the Hermit Crab, is having a little shell trouble. His shell doesn't fit anymore and he can't play volleyball without one. Can Nature Cat and the gang find the perfect shell to protect Herbert's little crabby belly in time for the game? Or will they be forced to forfeit, making Ronald the champion?
    * Heron Food Blues - It's the annual Net-A-Fish-And-Toss-It-Back-A-Thon over at the pond! But something's not right - Nature Cat and his pals have netted exactly...no fish. Last year there were so many fish they couldn't net 'em fast enough. Where did all the fish go? The answer comes from an unlikely source - Flo the Heron, who lives at the pond and hasn't had a good fish dinner in days. Nature Cat will do whatever it takes to find some fish for Flo. Onward and fishward!
    duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#502H] Downhill Racer/Book Monkey * Downhill Racer - When George hears about the annual soapbox derby, he enlists Allie to help him make the coolest car a monkey could drive. But even with the help of Bill's instruction manual, building a car takes a lot of work and car parts sure are hard to find. Will their car made out of wagon wheels, a kayak, and brakes from a buggy race past the finish line or are they on a crash course?
    * Book Monkey - George loves books and helping others, so volunteering to help the librarian is a no-brainer! But when she is called away, George may have volunteered for a bigger job than he expected. He does his best to reshelf books, but when people can't find what they're looking for, he starts over from scratch. After he sorts by the color, then size, then subject, how will the exhausted little monkey react when the librarian tells him that books are also sorted alphabetically?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 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)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#111] Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. While at the shop, Daniel needs to use the bathroom, but thinks he will have to wait until they get home. Music Man Stan explains that everyone goes to the bathroom, and Daniel learns that he can use the bathroom there - or anywhere else in the neighborhood! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#112] Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. Daniel is Big Enough to Help Dad - Dad Tiger is building a playhouse, and Daniel wants to help out. Daniel is frustrated that he is not big enough to use the grown up tools. Dad Tiger shows Daniel that there are things he can do to help that he's just the right size for. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#117] Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#118] The Sand Is Grand/The Treasure Trove When Splash and his friends are playing at the sandy bed, they find a parrotfish munching on some coral and helping to create the sandy bed on which they're playing, because parrotfish produce sand from their bodies after they eat. / When Bubbles gets trapped in a treasure chest, Splash and his friends can't get her out. Luckily she's not alone when they discover Wave in there, who they think is also stuck until he show that being an invertebrate means he can squeeze even tiny spaces. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4617H] Camping Show Elmo and Chris go camping in the woods near Sesame Street to relax and meet some new friends. Also featuring Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World-plants. Brought to you by the letter N and the number 16. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4632H] Sesame Ocean Abby turns Sesame Street into a magical ocean so Dorothy can swim anywhere she likes but when she disappears, Elmo and Abby follow clues to find her. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter O and the nubmer 6. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#210H] The Great Robot Race Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#216] The Dance Problem/Follow The Bouncing Ball The Dance Problem - Peg's Room / Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat can dance with their idol Misty Copeland, if Cat can overcome one big obstacle: his tail. Primary Content: Size, shape, color Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers. Follow the Bouncing Ball - Peg's Room / Peg's Neighborhood / Flying Saucer / Sky / The Pirate's Ship / Whale's Belly / Farm. Cat chases his favorite ball as it bounces through 10 different worlds to 10 different beats. Primary Content: Musical patterns Secondary Content: Counting to 10. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#216] Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Train has added more extra cars than it ever has, and there's even an additional engine to help pull the Train to Troodon Town. At Troodon Town, all the dinosaurs have fun at a picnic, and then Tiny leads the 26 different `A to Z' dinosaurs in a fun, rousing, and historic singing of the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#121] So Many Moons/Project Pluto "So Many Moons" - When Mindy is concerned that the possible addition of a younger sibling to her family might be a challenge, Jet says imagine having a family with more than 60 siblings! That's what it's like for the 67 moons of Jupiter. Curriculum: Kids may think that a planet would only have one moon, maybe two. But the larger outer planets, the gas giants, have many moons - Jupiter and Saturn leading the count with more than 60 moons each! What's more, the moons of Jupiter are not all just round, gray rocks - they are extremely varied, from volcanic Io, covered with volcanic activity; to Europa, with an icy surface covering an underground ocean; to Ganymede, a moon so large it's actually bigger than the planet Mercury! "Project Pluto" - When Mindy is excited about presenting her kid model of Pluto for school show and tell, the other kids don't want to disappoint her by breaking the news to her that Pluto is not a planet. Curriculum: Pluto is no longer considered a planet; astronomers in the scientific community re-classified Pluto as a planetoid. It is one of five "planetoids," or "dwarf planets. There are three criteria a celestial body must meet in order to be considered a planet: it must orbit the Sun, have enough mass, and "clear the neighborhood." duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17202H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12015] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23154] (original air date 7/20/2017) *Robert Costa of The Washington Post discusses President Trump's comments regarding his appointment of attorney general Jeff Sessions--citing that he would not have hired Sessions had he known he would recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
    *We continue with a discussion of Senator John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis, joined by Dr. David Agus.
    *Next, the parole of O. J. Simpson, with Rikki Klieman, a legal analyst for CBS News.
    *We continue with part two of Charlie's conversation with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
    *We conclude with a look at the film comedy genre, with three of the top comedy filmmakers working today: Judd Apatow, Michael Showalter, and Lucia Aniello.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36145] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17202H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12015] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#440H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week [#5703] *President Trump's legal team is trying to blunt the impact of ongoing investigations in Russia's meddling in the presidential election and potential collusion with the Trump campaign. In an attempt to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, aides are looking into the background of investigators, according to The New York Times. Plus, aides are researching the president's ability to grant pardons to his aides, family members and himself, according to The Washington Post.
    *As Mr. Trump marks his six-month anniversary in the Oval Office, he is also sharing frustration about the stalled efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
    *After the latest Senate health care bill to replace the ACA collapsed amid party divisions, Mr. Trump shifted blame between Democrats and his own party for the failure. He said senators should stay in town until they pass a plan that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to vote next week on a revised plan that would open the bill for debate and amendments.
    *Robert Costa will discuss six months of achievements and setbacks for the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress with:
    Peter Baker of The New York Times
    Molly Ball of The Atlantic
    Dan Balz of The Washington Post
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1204H] Tending The Wild California's indigenous people have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia, while, in the process, developing a deep understanding of plant and animal life. This film examines the importance of humans living in balance with nature and how traditional practices can inspire a new generation of Californians to tend their environment. duration 58:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#407H] Desserts Learn why sweet challenges mean a bitter end for one baker as the six battle for a spot in the quarter final. The signature has them rolling out their skills; the technical is a tricky French dessert; the showstopper is a bit of a mousse marathon. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Queen's Palaces [#103Z] Holyrood House It is also one of Britain's smallest palaces and yet events at Holyrood have determined the fate of three countries - England, France and Scotland. It was also the last place where a royal prince challenged the right of an English king to sit on the throne. Fiona Bruce discovers remarkable objects from the Royal Collection that are intimately bound to the Palace's turbulent history - from the spectacular Darnley Jewel with its many hidden messages to the cat-and-mouse needlework of a doomed queen. duration 51:30   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Film School Shorts [#306H] Lives In Limbo Burn to Send (New York University) - Amidst Saigon's underground motorcycle racing scene, a young man and woman struggle to define their ambiguous romance. Directed by Andinh Ha. duration 23:06   STEREO TVPG-S
  • 11:30 pm
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#502] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23155H] (original air date 7/21/2017)*We look at the six month anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, with Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News and Dan Balz, chief correspondent for the Washington Post.
    *We conclude with Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He is one of America's youngest mayors and is seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party. The Washington Post has called him "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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