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KQED 9: Wednesday, October 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.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23212] (original air date 10/10/2017) A White House update with Robert Costa, political reporter for the Washington Post and moderator of "Washington Week."
    *We continue with Tina Brown addressing the recent sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
    *Next, Susan Lacy introduces her documentary for HBO, "Spielberg. "
    *We conclude with David Litt, former senior presidential speechwriter to President Obama.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television [#105H] Mexico Every Single Day Milk Street goes to Mexico to get an insider view on traditional classics. Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark puts that intelligence into practice as she makes shrimp in chipotle sauce (camarones enchipotlados). Then, Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri teaches host Christopher Kimball about Central Mexican guacamole: no lime juice, no garlic. Chris demonstrates his foolproof recipe for chili-pineapple margarita. To end the show, Milk Street Cook CatherineSmart demonstrates how to make the pantry staple cilantro-jalapeno adobo sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1006H] Papillon Restaurant, Marla Bakery and La Viga Rest Classically decorated and romantically lit, this elegant location exudes Old World charm serving traditional dishes prepared tableside at Papillon Restaurant in Fremont. More than just a bakery you'll find tasty, organic breakfasts and brunches at Marla Bakery in San Francisco. Finally, contemporary Latin food made with the best local produce and created using classical French technique can be found in Redwood City at La Viga Restaurant. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#402H] Unfamiliar Kin Actors Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken and musician Carly Simon each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them ? redefining how they see themselves. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    Company Town "Company Town" tells the story of how residents of Chinatown and the Latino Mission District in San Francisco overcome the odds to save their communities. At the center of the story is an election that focuses on the role of "home-sharing" apps in incentivizing evictions and the creation of mini-hotels rather to replace rental housing. Told without narration, Company Town follows journalist Joe Rodriguez and educator Jeffrey Kwong as they take us through neighborhoods being transformed by skyrocketing rents and evictions. Two local candidates represent opposing views on the role of gentrification and the "sharing economy." We follow their campaigns and debates from the inside as they take on issues that affect cities across the country. duration 56:50   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#903] If A Job's Worth Doing Thomas and the Garbage Train - Thomas volunteers to take the Duchess to tea. Diesel tells Thomas that his work with Whiff will make him too stinky to take the Duchess. As Whiff and Thomas puff along, Thomas uncouples from the Garbage train and Thomas takes 'sweeter smelling' tracks. Whiff struggles with the heavy train and has to stop on the track causing Thomas crashes into Whiff. Garbage flies into the air and all over Thomas! Thomas is the stinkiest engine on Sodor! While Thomas cleans up the garbage, he gives Whiff the Special of taking the Duchess. Sodor Surprise Day - Sodor Surprise Day is a day in which people and engines surprise each other and make each other laugh. When Gordon declares Sodor Surprise Day to be silly, Thomas decides to show Gordon how much fun it can be, instead of doing his job. He surprises Gordon at the coal hopper, at a junction and then at the docks! But Thomas only succeeds in ruining the fireworks for the Surprise Day party and doesn't do his job. Thomas then concentrates on doing his job and finds a fantastic alternative to the fireworks. No one is more surprised than Gordon! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#131H] Trick Or Treat/King Cecil The Seahorse * Trick or Treat - It's Halloween! The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Nick trick or treating - his way! Around the world they go, meeting three new friends who teach them each of the tricks they do and share the treats that they like to eat. Back at home Nick and Sally are ready to go trick or treating, with plenty of new tricks to share! < br />* King Cecil the Seahorse - Sally is off to fight the "dragon"! But Nick wants to go, he doesn't want to stay and watch the baby princess,he wants to go on an adventure. The Cat explains that babies can be part of the adventure. Why don't they go meet King Cecil the Seahorse,he takes all his babies wherever he goes! Nick and Sally discover that taking care of babies is much more fun than fighting dragons. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#131H] Jet's First Halloween Sydney, Sean, and Mindy help Jet experience his first Halloween. They come up with a list of classic Halloween to-dos, including carving Jack-o-lanterns, dressing up in costumes, and collecting candy. Celery takes the kids on a quick trip to space to see what causes a lunar eclipse. Meanwhile, Mitchell Petersen is on the case to figure out what exactly is going on with that strange Propulsion family... / Sydney, Sean, and Mindy take Jet trick-or-treating, and along the way, they learn about the Red Moon effect from some of the neighborhood scientists. Carrot and Celery turn their garage into a haunted house, which is an unexpected hit with the neighborhood. Jet and Sunspot even make Mindy's Halloween wish come true by flying across the Red Moon as a witch and her cat on a broom. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#304H] Mosquito Dragon When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#128H] Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Tough * Runaway Pumpkin - Daisy has grown the biggest, most beautiful pumpkin and wants to get it to the Halloween Party. But getting this huge pumpkin there is easier said than done. Travel trouble isn't the only problem; their biggest challenge ends up being what to do with the pumpkins after Halloween.
    * Lady Bug Tough - Uh oh, there is big trouble in Daisy's rose garden! The rose bushes should bloom into gorgeous, colorful roses but they're not, and it's all because of these tiny little aphids that are eating the leaves and damaging the roses! Noooooo! How do they stop them? Daisy calls in the expert - Granny Bunny - who says they need to find some tiny beetles called ladybugs. That should do the trick!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#212] Scaredy Dog/Say Goodnight, George * Scaredy Dog: Its time to store away some of George's toys in the basement, so George and Hundley venture into the deep downstairs -only to find themselves being scared off by a Big Creepy Noise they keep hearing. Where is it coming from? Could it be an evil robot... or a monster with a blender?! When even the Man and the Doorman get spooked, George and Hundley decide to be brave and use George's toy tape recorder and microphone to try and locate and de-code the sound. Will the terrified twosome ever find the source... or will the Noise find them first? * Say Goodnight, George: George is out playing ball when the Man with the Yellow Hat calls him in for bedtime. But who can sleep when the sun is still out? The Man explains that in spring there's more daylight, so it's lighter at bedtime. And when he shows George how to set a clock, George likes this idea so much he takes time into his own hands and changes the clocks to accommodate his monkey play schedule. But now the Man is always late to his appointments to meet Mr. Ruffweek, the blimp owner - and if George doesn't set time straight again the two may miss a fun opportunity of a lifetime. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#213] A Bridge to Farm/Monkey Fever * A Bridge to Farm: When George sees six stranded chicks on an island in a pond it's monkey to the rescue! George tries out several plans. Floating on his back as a monkey life raft is only temporarily successful so George looks for design inspiration in the local railroad and truss bridges. Using marshmallows, toothpicks and playing cards George constructs and then reconstructs a bridge strong enough to support one, then two, and then all six loud peeping chicks - and even the Mother Hen! * Monkey Fever: The Man with the Yellow Hat always takes such good care of George, so when the Man comes down with a terrible case of the sniffles, George wants to return the favor. But how? He decides to try his own brand of monkey medicine to nurse the Man back to health, including setting up the bedroom like a real hospital, feeding the Man's cold and starving his fever, and even playing an impromptu game of charades with the pharmacist to get the proper cold medicine. But as George plays doctor for a day, he notices that the Man's symptoms are peculiarly close to those of Betsy's cat, the new mother of five kittens. Could the Man's illness mean he's anticipating feline fatherhood? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#303H] Daniel Makes a Noise Maker/Daniel Makes the Neighborhood Daniel and Katerina are playing "super hero helpers." They use Baby Margaret's rattle as their super-duper noise maker to make sure everyone knows that help is on the way. When Baby Margaret wants her rattle back, Katerina and Daniel create their own super-duper noise makers and continue saving the day! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#304H] Daniel's Allergy/Allergies at School When Daniel tries a peach for the first time, he learns he is allergic to the fruit. Dad and Doctor Anna take care of him, and Doctor Anna tells Daniel how he can take care of himself, too. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#121H] The House Hunt/Dolphin Games duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#122H] 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 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    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)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4709H] Norberts Birthday Rosita, Zoe and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#125Z] Beauty and the Beast "Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#105H] The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.
    The Buried Treasure Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat measure their way to buried treasure using Cat as a measuring stick! Primary Content: Non-standard units of measurement; Secondary Content: Mapping.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#126] Confuciusornis Says/Tiny's Tiny Doll Confuciusornis Says - The next stop on the World Tour takes the Pteranodons to Confuciusornis Gardens to visit a very wise, old dinosaur. They try some new foods, and learn to meditate, leaving them with their own enlightening mountain-top experience. Tiny's Tiny Doll - During the Pteranodons' World Tour, Tiny mistakenly leaves her favorite Tiny-Doll behind at Velociraptor Valley. Knowing Tiny can't sleep without it, Valerie and Velma enlist the help of a wide-winged Pterasaur named Ziggy to get Tiny's doll back to her. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#131H] Jet's First Halloween Sydney, Sean, and Mindy help Jet experience his first Halloween. They come up with a list of classic Halloween to-dos, including carving Jack-o-lanterns, dressing up in costumes, and collecting candy. Celery takes the kids on a quick trip to space to see what causes a lunar eclipse. Meanwhile, Mitchell Petersen is on the case to figure out what exactly is going on with that strange Propulsion family... / Sydney, Sean, and Mindy take Jet trick-or-treating, and along the way, they learn about the Red Moon effect from some of the neighborhood scientists. Carrot and Celery turn their garage into a haunted house, which is an unexpected hit with the neighborhood. Jet and Sunspot even make Mindy's Halloween wish come true by flying across the Red Moon as a witch and her cat on a broom. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17284H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12073] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23212] (original air date 10/10/2017) A White House update with Robert Costa, political reporter for the Washington Post and moderator of "Washington Week."
    *We continue with Tina Brown addressing the recent sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
    *Next, Susan Lacy introduces her documentary for HBO, "Spielberg. "
    *We conclude with David Litt, former senior presidential speechwriter to President Obama.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36203] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17284H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12073] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#604H] duration 26:46   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
    Nature [#3502H] Fox Tales Intelligent, resilient and bold, the red fox can change its behavior to thrive in new environments, from urban locales to the Arctic tundra. New scientific research offers a fascinating look into the secret life of these foxes. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Nova [#4414H] Ghosts of Stonehenge Who built Stonehenge and why? Discover how the last decade of groundbreaking archaeological digs has revealed major new clues to Britain's enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Frontline [#3516H] War on the EPA How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the EPA to running the agency and rolling back years of policy. An investigation into the conservative political forces and causes, like climate change skepticism, that propelled Pruitt's takeover of the EPA. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#102H] Elephant Whisperer Poole and his sister Joyce, a renowned elephant expert, face charging elephants to gain insights into elephant behavior. Meanwhile, Mt. Gorongosa is taken over by a group of rebel soldiers, creating a tense air of uncertainty and fear in the park. duration 55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23213H] (original air date 10/11/2017) A conversation with Bob Schieffer taped at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. His latest book is called "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News."
    *We continue with Hari Sreenavasan of PBS NewsHour, here to discuss his 11-part series exploring the nation's opioid crisis.
    *We conclude with an interview and performance from indie musician Mac DeMarco.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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