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KQED 9: Thursday, September 14, 2017

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

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23193H] (original air date 9/13/2017) We look at President Trump's bipartisan meetings to overhaul the nation's tax code. Charlie is joined by Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
    *We conclude with part three of Charlie's conversation with Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Head of Joaquin Murrieta For over a decade filmmaker John J. Valadez searched for the remains of Joaquin Murrieta, a legendary Mexican outlaw who blazed a trail of revenge across California until he was caught and decapitated in the summer of 1853. A hundred and sixty-two years later Valadez believes he has the head. So he embarks on a quixotic, cross-country road trip through history, myth and memory to bury the fabled head of Joaquin Murrieta. Along the way he discovers chilling parallels with his own family story and eventually realizes that the head he will bury is only symbolic. And yet its power as a metaphor remains. Using new ground breaking scholarship and working with a team of leading historians from across the country, The Head of Joaquin Murrieta provides a dissenting view of American history from a decidedly Chicano perspective. Deeply personal, irreverent and entertaining, the film tears open a painful and long ignored historical trauma that has never been explored on American television: the lynching of Mexican Americans in the west. duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1001H] Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Earth's Natural Wonders [#103H] Living Wonders Witness wonders created by the force that makes our planet unique-life itself. In the Amazon, boys face fierce animals in a rite of passage and a Bangladeshi father and son brave killer bees and man-eating tigers to find honey. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4412H] Death Dive to Saturn For over a decade, the Cassini space probe has been sending dazzling images of Saturn's breathtaking rings and mysterious moons. Join NOVA on a suspenseful ride during Cassini's final hours as it dives into Saturn's atmosphere. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Uss Indianapolis Live - from the Deep Take a live tour of the wreckage from the USSA?Indianapolis, the WWII vessel lying at the bottom of the Pacific since its sinking in 1945. Video of the vessel, which was found in August, will be transmitted from a remotely operated vehicle. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    My Wild Affair [#103H] The Rhino Who Joined The Family Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet's four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend's fate. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1102H] Food to Go The Afternoon Tea Express - Stephen becomes very excited when the Earl gives him the special job of collecting the ingredients for the afternoon teas at the Castle. But Spencer teases him about being too old and slow. Stephen, however, asks Thomas and the other engines to give him a push, and he's soon speeding along. When it's Spencer's turn to give Stephen a push he goes too fast, forcing Stephen to lose control and splatter jam all over the unsuspecting guests. Stephen learns that being steady and reliable is more important than being fast. Educational Objectives: accepting differences, understanding there are consequences to one's actions, apologizing, coping with failure, resourceful thinking. The Smelly Kipper - One evening at Tidmouth sheds, James teases Percy about being scared of the dark. Henry challenges James to take the Flying Kipper that night for him. James agrees, but when he realizes that the fish from the Flying Kipper are really smelly, he tries to back out of the challenge. James convinces Henry that he didn't offer to pull the Flying Kipper--Henry must have been dreaming. James soon gets his come-uppance when he becomes the Smelly Kipper.... Phew! Educational Objectives: apologizing, coping with failure, understanding there are consequences to one's actions, telling the truth. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#122H] Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds * Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized!
    * I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#123H] Diggin' Earth/Mindy's Mystery "Diggin' Earth" - The kids try to dig into the Center of the Earth (a la Commander Cressida), but after finding out that the center is much too hot and the layer of Earth leading up to it is solid rock, they re-vamp their plans. They decide to become the kids to dig down the deepest into the Earth. Learning about the layers of the Earth inspires Jet to make an Earth Layer Cake. Curriculum: Earth's structure consists of molten nickel-iron core, magma mantle, and crust. The reason we can't easily dig down through to the core is because the Earth's crust is 10-30 miles thick! And made of really hard rock. Inside of that is the mantle. The core is nickel and iron, the heaviest stuff, which gravity pulls to the center. In fact, it gets so hot in the core that even the nickel and iron melt. "Mindy's Mystery" - Mindy can't sleep one night, having been kept awake by a sweet, strong smell from outside. Sydney, Sean, Jet, and Sunspot become detectives and try to crack the case of the sweet smell. At the same time, Mitchell is investigating what kept him up last night - a very bright "annoying" light. In the end, there's a common source - the sweet smell was from a nocturnal flower, the Moonflower, which only blooms at night, after sundown. And the bright light was from the Moon! Curriculum: Moonflowers are nocturnal bloomers. After sunset as the Moon rises, these huge white flowers bloom, emit a very sweet smell, and glow in the moonlight. In the morning, they close their fragrant blooms. Moonflowers' scent attracts the night moths that feed on their nectar. Moonlight doesn't originate on the Moon. The Moon (like the planets) shines by reflected Sunlight. The Sun, of course, only lights up 1/2 of the Moon - the half that is facing the Sun. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#218H] Rocket Jaw: Rescuer of the Reef While checking out how coral reefs are formed, the Wild Kratts discover that Zach and Donita have sent robotic Parrotfish to collect coral to make jewelry. Martin and Chris must use the power of the greatest hunters of the reef to stop this evil plot. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#136H] Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web Flamingo-a-go-go - While playing a game of nature I-spy, Squeeks spies something... pink?! Pink? What in nature is pink? Upon a closer look, the gang finds the source of the pink color, Lola, a flamingo who lost her flock while they were on their way to a new home. Lola doesn't remember where their new home was going to be! It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to find Lola's new home, while learning a little bit about flamingos along the way. What a Tangled Web - Oh no, Nature Cat is really sad today! It seems that someone has been taking all his cat toys, most recently Mr. Silly Sock! How can they find out who the cat toy thief is? Daisy gets an idea to catch the thief, inspired by Wanda the spider who has a web in Daisy's garden. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#601H] School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off * School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one?
    * Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. The noisy alley is the culprit. Will George's efforts to soundproof the chicken coop with recycled materials pay off with egg-cellent results?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#602H] George Buys A Kite/Train of Light * Curious George Buys a Kite - After a gust of wind destroys their kite,George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store. Luckily, Bill & George's Excellent Job Service finds enough work to keep their weekend schedule filled with money making chores--until rain prevents the duo from completing their outdoor tasks. Can their precise schedule be rearranged to do the inside chores while it's raining and complete the outdoor tasks when it's sunny or will Bill and George's Excellent Job Service go out of business?
    * Train of Light - During a trip to Mabel's Department Store, George helps wrap presents, watches himself on TV, rides the escalator, and becomes fascinated by a lamp that casts a shadow of a moving train onto the wall. When George tries to leave the store, the door is locked and the lights shut off. George is trapped inside, so he gets to work creating his own signature lampshade that he hopes will grab the attention of the Man with the Yellow Hat. Will George's plan work or will George be spending the night in the store?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#110H] Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu * Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back
    * Katerina Shares her Tutu - Daniel is playing at Katerina's house and the friends decide to perform a Jungle Dance show. Daniel wants to be a lion, while Katerina decides to be a dancing flower, but both need the same tutu for their costume. Luckily, with Henrietta's help they find a way to share the tutu and perform a grr-ific Jungle Dance show!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#111H] 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 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#120H] Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. The kids learn that what they thought was one jellyfish were actually two identical clones of each other. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#121H] The House Hunt/Dolphin Games duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4605H] Funny Farm Elmo, Abby, and Alan help Grover think like a farm animal so he can throw the perfect party for farm animals. Also featuring Super Grover 2.0 (S.T.E.M), and Elmo's world-farm. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 3. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    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)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#106Z] Goldilocks and the Three Bears Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home? Educational Objectives: To learn about clean-up. The episode investigates the alphabet and rhyming AIRS words. The Super Readers use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#221H] The Fuzzball Problem/The Silliest Song Problem The Fuzzball Problem - Outer Space / Pellicius. In an outer space adventure, intergalactic superheroes Peg and Cat are besieged by swiftly multiplying Fuzzballs. Primary Content: Doubling / halving Secondary Content: Spheres / cylinders. The Silliest Song Problem - Magical Forest. Peg and Cat must present the King with the silliest song in the land. They can't sing it without breaking down, so they break it down. Primary Content: Halves / fourths Secondary Content: Triangles. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#105H] One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus * One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor.
    * Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#123H] Diggin' Earth/Mindy's Mystery "Diggin' Earth" - The kids try to dig into the Center of the Earth (a la Commander Cressida), but after finding out that the center is much too hot and the layer of Earth leading up to it is solid rock, they re-vamp their plans. They decide to become the kids to dig down the deepest into the Earth. Learning about the layers of the Earth inspires Jet to make an Earth Layer Cake. Curriculum: Earth's structure consists of molten nickel-iron core, magma mantle, and crust. The reason we can't easily dig down through to the core is because the Earth's crust is 10-30 miles thick! And made of really hard rock. Inside of that is the mantle. The core is nickel and iron, the heaviest stuff, which gravity pulls to the center. In fact, it gets so hot in the core that even the nickel and iron melt. "Mindy's Mystery" - Mindy can't sleep one night, having been kept awake by a sweet, strong smell from outside. Sydney, Sean, Jet, and Sunspot become detectives and try to crack the case of the sweet smell. At the same time, Mitchell is investigating what kept him up last night - a very bright "annoying" light. In the end, there's a common source - the sweet smell was from a nocturnal flower, the Moonflower, which only blooms at night, after sundown. And the bright light was from the Moon! Curriculum: Moonflowers are nocturnal bloomers. After sunset as the Moon rises, these huge white flowers bloom, emit a very sweet smell, and glow in the moonlight. In the morning, they close their fragrant blooms. Moonflowers' scent attracts the night moths that feed on their nectar. Moonlight doesn't originate on the Moon. The Moon (like the planets) shines by reflected Sunlight. The Sun, of course, only lights up 1/2 of the Moon - the half that is facing the Sun. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17257H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12054] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23193H] (original air date 9/13/2017) We look at President Trump's bipartisan meetings to overhaul the nation's tax code. Charlie is joined by Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
    *We conclude with part three of Charlie's conversation with Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36184] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17257H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12054] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#503H] Stews of the Arabian Gulf Follow the flavor as Martha puts her spin on the stews of the Arabian Gulf. Slow-cooked treasures like Arabian Gulf potpie, braised lamb shanks with okra, curried swordfish stew, and red lentil vegetable stew offer nourishing comfort with ease. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1215H] Martins West Pub, Red Tavern, August (1) Five First we visit a Scottish-themed farm-to-table eatery at Martins West Pub in Redwood City. Then a family-gathering place with hearty portions of Russian cuisine at Red Tavern in the Richmond District, SF. And lastly, a contemporary twist on Indian fare with inventive California cocktails at August (1) Five in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Dickensian [#103H] Bucket takes Marley's ledger from a surly Scrooge, and goes to visit Venus who is helping him with his bad back. Then he pores over the names of the creditors looking for clues. duration 57:11   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Dickensian [#104H] Compeyson is riled by the arrival of Matthew Pocket and quizzes Arthur over his cousin. Arthur tells him Matthew is no threat at all until they learn that Amelia has asked Matthew to put off his travels to help her run the business. A drunken night in the pub ends up with Compeyson challenging Matthew to some dares. Matthew eagerly accepts and suggests they jump from one roof top to another. Compeyson sees his chance and dislodges a tile and when Matthew slips he leaves him hanging from the roof. A horrified Arthur looks on before rushing to help Matthew. Before he can, Compeyson pushes him out of the way and pulls Matthew to safety. Matthew is immensely grateful for him saving his life but Arthur has seen a different side to Compeyson - he was trying to kill him. duration 58:10   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Wuthering Heights [#102H] Heathcliff's return to Gimmerton throws Cathy's life with Edgar into turmoil while Hindley becomes another victim of Heathcliff's revenge. Isabella learns that being hated by Heathcliff is better than being loved by him. Will Catherine's courageous spirit free her from Heathcliff's grasp and can he ever find peace? duration 1:08:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:11 pm
    Great Fire [#102H] Episode 2 Thomas flees the burning city with his family. Shocked at the speed of the inferno's spread, Pepys calls on the king to address the mayor's failing efforts. Thomas' sister-in-law, Sarah, is imprisoned in Newgate as her son searches for her. duration 44:13   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23194H] (original air date 9/14/2017) We begin with Maria Sharapova. She is a five-time Grand Slam tennis champion and author of a new memoir, "Unstoppable: My Life So Far."
    *We continue with Will Dean, co-founder and C.E.O. of Tough Mudder.
    *We conclude with part four of Charlie's conversation with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
    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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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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