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KQED 9: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23196H] (original air date 9/18/2017) A discussion about key issues in this week's United Nations' General Assembly. Charlie is joined by Nicholas Burns, professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News.
    *We conclude with Ray Dalio, chairman and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates. He's also the author a new book, "Principles: Life and Work."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Cook's Country [#1004H] Smothered and Dowdied Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make a regional favorite, Southern-style smothered chicken. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for kitchen timers. Bridget uncovers the secrets to making the perfect apple pandowdy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    Vietnam War [#102-] Riding The Tiger President Kennedy and his advisors wrestle with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds. duration 1:27:28   SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 am
    Soundbreaking [#102H] Painting with Sound Learn how the recording studio itself became an instrument. From the advent of magnetic tape, chart the evolution of multi-track recording and the ingenuity of artists such as the Beatles, Beach Boys, Pink Floyd and Fleetwood Mac. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    POV [#2902] Of Men and War At a first-of-its-kind PTSD treatment center in California, follow Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families on their paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their pasts, their loved ones and themselves. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1105H] There's Always A Good Explanation Flatbeds of Fear - When a delivery of pipes is unloaded at Brendam Docks, the engines start to hear scary spooky noises. Salty convinces them that they're hearing the sound of the Flatbeds of Fear. Emily insists that there must be a sensible explanation, but then she hears the sound and becomes frightened too. But soon they discover that the sound was just air blowing over the pipes! Educational Objectives: recognizing others' emotions, expressing empathy, apologizing, being a good friend. Disappearing Diesels - Paxton likes to be friends with everyone--diesels and steamies alike, but it's not easy to be friends with Diesel. Diesel scares Paxton when he makes him think that all the other diesels have disappeared. Then Diesel hides and races away from Paxton. But when Diesel runs out of fuel, Paxton offers him help; he gives Diesel a push to the fuel tank--and an experience of friendship! Educational Objectives: expressing sympathy and concern for others, being a good friend, helping others, expressing kindness. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#125H] Sniff and Seek/Aye Aye! * Sniff and Seek - Nick's most favourite smell is chocolate chip cookies! But what is Sally's? She's not sure. What better way to find out than by playing sniff and seek with a skunk! Cat introduces Nick and Sally to Whiffy, and in the adventure of finding Sally's favourite smell they discover how good Whiffy is at protecting himself with his very own special smell.
    * Aye Aye! - Nick and Sally are making Halloween masks, but they want to make them really scary. Cat takes them to meet Aiya, the Aye Aye, in the forest of Spookywoowoo. Aiya shows them, that even though he may look scary - his big ears, huge eyes and long fingers help him to find food. And now Nick and Sally know just how to make their masks scary!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#126H] What's A Satellite/Satellite Selfie "What's a Satellite?" - An Earth-orbiting "telecom" communications satellite breaks down, and satellite TV service in Boxwood Terrace stops working. Three people can't watch their favorite shows and consequently get very upset. Jet decides to fly up to space and see what the problem is with the satellite, and hilarity ensues. Curriculum: A satellite is an artificial object that has been intentionally placed into orbit. Satellites are used for a large number of purposes. Communications satellites receive signals from Earth and bounce them back to other locations, for everything from GPS to cell phone service to TV shows. Satellites are usually semi-independent computer-controlled systems. "Satellite Selfie" - The kids learn that they can use links to different websites to see a satellite view of their house. Mindy notices that Jet's house is not in the image. That's because these images are from sometime over the past 2 years, and not live images from space. With Dr. Rafferty's help, the kids identify the next time a satellite will pass over their neighborhood, and try to gather for a "space selfie" next to Jet's house. Curriculum: Satellites are objects that humans have placed into orbit around the Earth. Many have cameras in them. Some of these satellite cameras look "up" at the outer areas of space, and some look "down" at the Earth - they can even see our houses and cars! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#222] Skunked! When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#105H] Cave Conundrum/Daisy's Colossal Fossil * Cave Conundrum - While playing catch, Hal's beloved flying disc Harold is accidentally flung into a cave. Oh no! Hal is so worried for his toy! Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal must venture into the cave to find Harold, and along the way learn a little bit about cave exploration.
    * Daisy's Colossal Fossil - While digging in her garden, Daisy unearths a giant fossil, which belonged to a Wooly Mammoth! Wondering about what life was like back then leads Daisy's imagination to take over as she and her pals go back to explore prehistoric times!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#607H] Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness * Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates?
    * Maple Monkey Madness - George uses up all the maple syrup, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. George learns that maple syrup comes from trees, so he and Allie team up to replenish the Man's syrup supply. After tapping lots of trees, tasting bitter sap, and turning sap into syrup at the Renkins' sugar shack, George is finally able to bring home syrup for the Man...just in time for dinner!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#608H] Dj George/Curious George Paints The Desert * DJ George - It's George's lucky day when the Man with the Yellow Hat wins tickets to a Bonnie Smooth concert over the radio. But at the radio station, George's luck turns when he accidentally locks himself into the DJ booth just as Bonnie Smooth herself is scheduled to call in for an interview. Can a DJ teach a monkey how to operate a radio station through a sound proof window in time for the big call? * Curious George Paints the Desert - While visiting the Quints during their desert vacation, George is thrilled when his new Native American friend makes a colorful sand painting of the happy monkey. But a jackrabbit runs through the painting, ruining the work of art and making George not so happy. George decides to make his own painting to replace the ruined one, but when he doesn't have the correct color of sand, he turns to food to help dye it the right color. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#203H] Time for Daniel/There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too * Time for Daniel - Daniel is playing adventure tiger at home with Dad, but things are not quite the same, now that Baby Margaret is around. Daniel is upset that Dad keeps interrupting their play to take care of Baby Margaret, but Daniel learns that there's time for the baby and time for Daniel, too.
    * There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too - Daniel is still getting used to have the new baby around. When Prince Wednesday comes over to play, Daniel is upset when Prince Wednesday wants to play with the baby instead of him, but he learns that there's time for the baby and time for Daniel, and what's even better is when they all play together! Strategy: There's time for you and baby too
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#204H] Playtime Is Different/The Playground Is Different With Baby * Playtime is Different - Daniel is having fun playing restaurant with O and Katerina but they keep getting interrupted by a very curious Margaret who wants to be part of the action. She also can't seem to keep her hands off of Daniel's beloved Tige-y! Daniel eventually learns that although having a new baby sister around is very different...it can also be really fun.
    * The Playground is Different with Baby - Daniel is playing "circus" at the playground with his friends, but Margaret seems to be making things different. Mom and Dad encourage Daniel to find a way to include her in the play, which Daniel learns can actually be even more fun! Let the circus parade go on! Strategy: When a baby makes things different, find a way to make things fun.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#101H] Lu The Explorer/I've Got Rhythm? Splash takes his pals to go see his friend, LU, a fearless explorer in the deep. He has met Lu in his travels, and she has been an inspiration for Splash. Lu turns out to be a female football fish (the "Lu" stands for "bio-LU-minescent") who leads them on an adventure in the abyss. / Wave, the octopus, loves the musicality of Reeftown, but tries to keep others from discovering that he has no rhythm. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#102H] I Only Have Eyespots for You/Double Bubbles Splash sees a beautiful fish go by and instantly wants to be its friend, but whenever he tries to talk to the fish, it ignores him. He and his friends soon learn the fish has false eyespots on her back and had no idea they were trying to talk to her. / When Finny, a green dragonet, joins the group to play one day, Bubbles starts to worry that they're so similar, her friends won't need her around anymore. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4702] The Kindness Kid The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness and Grover wants to be a Kindness Kid too but every time he tries to do something kind, he fails. Chris helps Grover realize that just trying to help someone is actually being kind. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4701] Be Kind to Your Worm Oscar participates in the Be Kind to Your Worm day activities because he knows it'll make his best friend Slimey happy. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#109Z] The Ugly Duckling Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect! Educational Objectives: To learn about practice and persistence, play with the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#201H] The Polka Dot Planet Problem/The Mardi Gras Problem The Polka Dot Planet Problem - Polka Dot Planet. When Peg's space ship breaks down, she needs the help of a new friend who communicates without speaking. Primary Content: Representing numbers using objects and numerals. Secondary Content: Defining two dimensional shapes by number of sides, patterns.
    The Mardi Gras Problem - New Orleans. To jam with Billie Holiday in the Mardi Gras parade, Peg and Cat must learn to use a diagram of notes - sheet music. Primary Content: Ordinal numbers Secondary Content: Diagrams.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#108] One Big Dinosaur/Play Date with Annie One Big Dinosaur - Tiny and Buddy visit a dinosaur family called Argentinosaurus, some of the biggest land creatures ever! The kids find out there are great things about being really big, and that it's also great being their own size. Play Date with Annie - Buddy is excited that his friend Annie Tyrannosaurus is coming to the Pteranodon nest to visit and play with them. After Tiny feels left out, Buddy and Annie show her that they can all be friends! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#126H] What's A Satellite/Satellite Selfie "What's a Satellite?" - An Earth-orbiting "telecom" communications satellite breaks down, and satellite TV service in Boxwood Terrace stops working. Three people can't watch their favorite shows and consequently get very upset. Jet decides to fly up to space and see what the problem is with the satellite, and hilarity ensues. Curriculum: A satellite is an artificial object that has been intentionally placed into orbit. Satellites are used for a large number of purposes. Communications satellites receive signals from Earth and bounce them back to other locations, for everything from GPS to cell phone service to TV shows. Satellites are usually semi-independent computer-controlled systems. "Satellite Selfie" - The kids learn that they can use links to different websites to see a satellite view of their house. Mindy notices that Jet's house is not in the image. That's because these images are from sometime over the past 2 years, and not live images from space. With Dr. Rafferty's help, the kids identify the next time a satellite will pass over their neighborhood, and try to gather for a "space selfie" next to Jet's house. Curriculum: Satellites are objects that humans have placed into orbit around the Earth. Many have cameras in them. Some of these satellite cameras look "up" at the outer areas of space, and some look "down" at the Earth - they can even see our houses and cars! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17262H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12057] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23196H] (original air date 9/18/2017) A discussion about key issues in this week's United Nations' General Assembly. Charlie is joined by Nicholas Burns, professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News.
    *We conclude with Ray Dalio, chairman and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates. He's also the author a new book, "Principles: Life and Work."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36187] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17262H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12057] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television [#102H] The New Baking In this episode, host Christopher Kimball goes to London's Violet Bakery to visit with rising pastry star Claire Ptak. While there, he learns some of her baking techniques, such as under-whipping egg whites for a lighter cake. Back at Milk Street and in the kitchen, he puts that information to work, making chocolate, prune and rum cake with Milk Street Cook Matthew Card. Next up is Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce who shows Chris how to make a brown sugar tart with their foolproof single-crust pie dough. The show ends with Chris explaining how a Japanese baking technique coupled with a cornstarch paste ended his 30-year search for a prebaked pie crust that won't slump in the pan. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1120H] Cafe Borrone, Yellow Submarine, Morning Due Cafe This time we're ready to take on the Bay Area's rich and abundant cafe culture. First, we visit Menlo Park where savory Italian cuisine and some of the best desserts around are found at Cafe Borrone. Next, we head to San Francisco to a place named after a Beatles tune and where Mom works in the kitchen alongside her sons at The Yellow Submarine. Lastly, still in San Francisco, we visit a small neighborhood establishment that serves up Mediterranean fare all day long at Morning Due Cafe. duration 22:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Vietnam War [#103-] The River Styx With South Vietnam in chaos, Hanoi accelerates the insurgency, sending combat troops to the South. Fearing Saigon's collapse, President Johnson escalates, authorizing sustained bombing of the North and deploying ground troops in the South. duration 1:58:57   SRND51 TVM-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:02 pm
    Soundbreaking [#103H] The Human Instrument Celebrate the most essential part of a song and the most challenging to capture--the vocal track. Consider the ineffable emotional quality that makes a vocal track truly great; with Adele, Amy Winehouse and Christina Aguilera. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG-L
  • 11:00 pm
    Nashville 2.0 This documentary/performance program features great Americana artists paying tribute to the legendary country stars who have been their inspiration. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23197] (original air date 9/19/2017) A discussion about President Trump's speech at the United Nations' General Assembly. Charlie is joined by Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of the Economist, and Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group.
    *We conclude with a look at the film "Victoria and Abdul" with Dame Judi Dench and director Stephen Frears.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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      *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!

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