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KQED 9: Friday, August 11, 2017

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Friday, August 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23169] (original air date 8/10/2017) We spend the full hour with Jake Sullivan. Sullivan served as deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and as national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#511H] Coastal Favorites Travel along the coast as Martha showcases the bounty of the Arabian Gulf. Each dish highlights the local catch-shrimp balls, chilled mussel salad, calamari with vermicelli, lemon and herbs, and fish with tamarind sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1208H] Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 Wine Country favorite Bistro Don Giovanni showcases traditional Italian cuisine in Napa. Find authentic, award-winning and vibrant Mexican flavors at a roadside eatery called El Molino Central. Finally, it's all about the ingredient-driven small plates and artisanal wines and cocktails at 1760 in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Jacques Pepin: American Masters [#3004H] Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft Discover the story of Chef Jacques Pepin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America's most beloved food icons. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:30 am
    Classical Rewind (My Music) Martin Goldsmith (classical music host on SiriusXM and former host of NPR's Performance Today) takes you on an incredible journey to explore the music of the masters in this program. This visual and auditory joyride provides us with a fanciful look at familiar classical masterpieces. Goldsmith brings his expertise to the podium - adding insight to the history and creation of this stunning music. Additionally, performers including Itzahk Perlman, Joshua Bell, and Stewart Copeland (The Police) bring their own personal reflections on the power of these masterpieces. duration 1:29:07   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#501H] Viola Davis (Fences) and Tom Hanks (Sully); Emma Stone (La La Land) and Molly Shannon (Other People); Nicole Kidman (Lion) and Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea); Matthew McConaughey (Gold) and Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water). duration 56:37   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1304H] Be Good to Your Friends Sidney Sings / Diesel and the Ducklings Sidney Sings Sidney is a very helpful diesel engine, but he's also very forgetful. One day Sir Topham Hatt gives him a very special job of picking up Percy's new wheels. Sidney is worried that he might forget what to do, so Thomas suggests he make up a song to help him remember. Sidney takes off, happily singing a song, but when he stops to talk to Gordon, he gets distracted. Forgetting his assignment, he travels to the Waste Dump, the Animal Park, and then Knapford Station, where he rescues passengers trying to reach Brendam Docks. Although he takes a slight detour, in the end, he completes two very special jobs: he delivers Percy's wheels and takes the stranded passengers to their destination on time! Learning Goals: problem-solving, creative thinking, following directions, friendship, compassion Diesel and the Ducklings Diesel always likes to appear rough and tough in front of the other engines. But when Thomas unexpectedly finds Diesel lovingly fussing over some baby ducklings, he threatens to tell everyone that Diesel is a softie. Diesel is horrified and promises to be nice to everyone in exchange for Thomas not telling them about the ducklings. All the engines are pleasantly surprised when Diesel starts being polite and friendly, but wonder if Diesel will be able to change his ways for good. Learning Goals: expressing feelings, recognizing the feelings of others, caring for others, being kind. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#216H] Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop * Wrappers Delight - Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. They learn how to carefully roll and fold the leaf so it doesn't rip and it protects the egg. Back at home they can finally finish wrapping their present - a statue of the Cat in the Hat!
    * Dive Swim Scoop - There's a frog in Nick and Sally's pool! They have to get him out but can't catch him. Cat's good friend Penny the Pelican can teach them how to catch things in water! Along the way they meet a gannett who shows them how he dives deep into the water to catch his food and a cormorant that zigs and zags through the water to catch hers. But that won't help them catch the frog in their shallow pool. They finally find Penny and watch how she scoops with her big bill, like a net! Now Nick and Sally know how they can rescue the frog in their pool.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#104] Just The Right Distance from the Sun/Solar Power Rover "Just the Right Distance From the Sun" - Sean explains to the others that Earth is a "Goldilocks" planet because it's not too hot and not too cold. When Celery takes the kids to space, they observe how the other planets don't have the right attributes to support life, but Earth is "just right"! Curriculum: All life on Earth comes from the energy of the Sun. The Earth happens to be located just the right distance from the Sun: not too far away, and not too close. This makes the Earth what we call a "Goldilocks planet": not too hot, not too cold. "Solar Power Rover" - Jet, Sean, and Sydney visit their Mars Robot Rover friend at the DSA, and discover that the rover seems tired. Through helping the solar powered robot regain its energy, they learn how energy can be captured, used from the Sun, and used anywhere - even on Mars. Curriculum: The Sun creates solar power that is used for energy. Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly or indirectly. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#322H] Tenrec Treasure Hunt When Chris sets up an elaborate treasure hunt centering on a cool and rare group of insectivores - the Tenrec - from Madagascar, the rest of the crew sets off to complete the hunt. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#124] Ice Is Nice/Bird's Eye View Ice is Nice - A fun-filled day of ice-skating takes a turn when Nature Cat's beloved hot cocoa Hug Mug mysteriously breaks. But wait Ronald's favorite Bug Mug breaks too. Who would want to break not one but TWO mugs? Hal thinks there is a mug breaker around! Will the gang track down the Mug Breaker? Or will Ronald and Nature Cat never be able to enjoy hot cocoa on a cold day again? Bird's Eye View - Hal wakes from the greatest dream ever, he was a real live birdie, flying through the sky, diving into treetops, perching on branches! It was bird-errific! Hal would do anything to be a bird for just one day and Nature Cat will do anything to make his buddy's dream come true, but making Hal a bird won't be as easy as it seems! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle When George is asked to take part in a very important space mission, a little monkeying around forces him to crash-land in Africa. While a worried Man with the Yellow Hat searches for him, George bravely explores the jungle and makes new animal friends along the way. duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#205H] Daniel Fixes Trolley/Problem Solver Daniel * Daniel Fixes Trolley - Daniel accidentally breaks a wheel off Trolley while playing. When Mom is too busy to help Daniel put the wheel back on, she urges him to try to figure it out on his own and explains that fixing it on his own will make him feel good about himself.
    * Problem Solver Daniel - Daniel is playing with Miss Elaina and they accidentally break one of the toys. They call Teacher Harriet over to help fix the problem but she tells them to work out a solution without her. They do, and feel proud that they can figure things out all by themselves. Strategy: Try to solve the problem yourself and you'll feel proud.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#122] Partner Pals/Ultimate Hide and Seek Splash and Bubbles have an argument and decide not to play together for a while. With the help of Dunk and Ripple, they learn how much better things go for each of them when they communicate and cooperate. Splash's friends think he is so good at hide and seek that they decide to challenge him to find sea creatures who can blend into the background, making them very hard to find. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#124] Bubbles' Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy Bubbles learns that every drop of ocean water is full of life, and decides to take in a nanoplankton friend who is invisible to everyone, including her. / Tidy meticulously cleans up the kelp forest in anticipation of the arrival of his new partner, a female garibaldi fish named Neat. Splash and his friends, however, get Mrs. Tidy mixed up with another fish, who's not an easy fit in the kelp forest. When the real Mrs. Tidy (Neat) arrives, she is very impressed with Tidy's clean algae bed, and appreciates the kelp forest. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4602H] Mucko Polo, Grouch Explorer With Mucko Polo (Alan Cumming), Elmo, Abby, and Oscar use their five senses to explore and search for the grouchiest things on Sesame Street.Also featuring Grover finds a pyramid and Elmo the Musical-Guacamole. Brought to you by the letter E and the number 6. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4603H] Grovers Street Safari Grover takes Elmo and friends on a Sesame Street Safari and they pretend to be all of the wild animals they see. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Muscial-cowboy. Brought to you by the letter S and the number 5. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#310H] The Unhappy Puppy Whyatt's puppy Woofster gets lonely when Whyatt goes to school and that's a super big problem. So, Whyatt and the Super Readers jump into the book The Unhappy Puppy, where they meet lonely puppy Checkers. The Super Readers use their super powers to help Checkers find some friends and solve the problem of Woofster's loneliness, too. Educational Objectives: To learn that having friends can make anyone feel happier. Kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters P, U, and Y. They'll learn some new words, rhyme with ARK, and use opposite words to change the story and solve the problem. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: American Masters [#3004H] Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft Discover the story of Chef Jacques Pepin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America's most beloved food icons. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17223H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12030] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23169] (original air date 8/10/2017) We spend the full hour with Jake Sullivan. Sullivan served as deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and as national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36160] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17223H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12030] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#443H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week [#5706] Tensions escalated between the United States and North Korea after U. S. intelligence agencies assessed North Korea has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead that could fit on a missile capable of reaching Chicago. President Trump warned Kim Jong-un of the "fire and fury" the United States would unleash if his government continues its nuclear posturing and said the U.S. military solutions are "locked and loaded." North Korean military leaders dismissed the warning as a "load of nonsense" and threatened to launch missiles at the American territory of Guam, home of the B-1 bombers the Pentagon would potentially use to attack North Korea's missile sites.
    *Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended the president's message and said North Korea is not an imminent threat. But Defense Secretary James Mattis released a statement amplifying the president's warning telling Pyongyang to halt its arms program. While the administration insists it is "speaking with one voice," the mixed messages raise the question -- who's advising the president on foreign policy?
    * Robert Costa will discuss the options being considered to de-escalate the nuclear standoff between the United States and North Korea with:
    *Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics
    *Yeganeh Torbati of Reuters
    *Nancy Youssef of BuzzFeed News
    *Michael Duffy of TIME Magazine
    duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    PBS Previews: The Vietnam War This program takes a look at creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: The Vietnam War. Featuring interviews with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series, this program will give viewers an advance look at this Fall's most anticipated film. duration 58:08   SRND51 TV14
  • 9:00 pm
    Folk Legends: Isn't This A Time! Treasure this last and historic gathering of the artists who defined folk music, including Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and The Weavers. The 2003 Carnegie Hall concert features performances the artists considered among their best. duration 1:26:49   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    I'll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant As much as we all want to believe we can live forever, we all know deep down that it simply can't be true. From this program viewers learn that there are things each of us can do to live fully, all the way to the end. Anyone who is willing to take four simple steps now, while healthy, can minimize if not avoid entirely, the pain, suffering, confusion and disagreements that can arise when end-of-life healthcare wishes are not clearly spelled out. Americans need this information because 70% say they want to die peacefully surrounded by friends and family ... while actually 70% are dying in institutions surrounded by strangers. Few people choose to contemplate critical illness or the inevitability of death until their time comes. Because possibilities are rarely discussed, many people are unprepared or unable to make critical end-of-life decisions and spend their last days in over-medicalized and unnecessarily painful and protracted situations. Breaking through the taboo of discussing death, Hattie Bryant shows that we have choices. Inspired by the peaceful death her mother was almost denied, Bryant began gathering information from national experts in palliative care, geriatrics, oncology, bio-ethics, psychology, and spirituality. I'll Have It My Way credibly and passionately presents the case for personal responsibility in the healthcare, legal, and procedural decisions that all of us must make - if they are not to be made for us. By making our wishes known and communicating them effectively, we remove the burden from our loved ones of making our choices for us that will enable us to live our lives more fully to the end. I'll Have It My Way provides useful information and a thought-provoking four-step guide that takes the viewer on a journey of discovery to learn what a life well-lived means to them. duration 1:26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23170H] (original air date 8/11/2017) We begin with the week in politics. Charlie is joined by John Dickers, host of Face the Nation.
    *We conclude with Jessica Williams, star of the Netflix film "The Incredible Jessica James" and co-host of the popular comedy podcast "2 Dope Queens."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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