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KQED 9: Thursday, October 19, 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.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23218] (original air date 10/18/2017) A discussion about the annulled result of Kenya's presidential election. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Salim Lone, senior advisor to Raila Odingo and former director of the United Nations media division under Kofi Annan.
    *We conclude with historian Mike Wallace introducing his new book, "Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Pati's Mexican Table [#605H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#711H] Bella Trattoria, Outerlands & Greens Restaurant San Francisco restaurants Bella Trattoria, Outerlands and Greens Restaurants are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#3313] Animal Reunions Feel the emotion as keepers and carers reunite with the wild animals that were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4415] Secrets of the Forbidden City Discover the ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years. Discover how the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquake shocks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3601H] Mosul Inside the brutal battle to defeat ISIS in Mosul, Iraq's second largest city. Filmed across the entire nine-month campaign, the documentary features extraordinary combat footage of one Iraqi Special Forces unit that bore the brunt of the fighting. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#103H] New Blood/Hidden Worlds Poole and the lion team find one of the cubs with a grave wound and race to save her. A massive relocation mission is launched to bring back zebra and eland - Africa's largest antelope. Discover a hero who kept Gorongosa alive after the war. duration 55:30   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1302] Competing Engines Reds vs Blues / Best Engine Ever Reds vs Blues On game days, Thomas is very popular because the Sodor soccer team wears blue uniforms. One day a mainland team comes to the island wearing red, and they cheer James because he is red too. The two engines compete with each other over who can bring the fans to the game faster. James is in such a hurry to beat Thomas, he doesn't wait to pick up the last load of passengers-the soccer team! Thomas, in his rush to beat James, steams right by Sir Topham Hatt, who is supposed to referee the game. Percy saves the day by transporting the team and Sir Topham Hatt to the game, and Thomas and James learn a valuable lesson about teamwork and good sportsmanship! Learning Goals: teamwork, good sportsmanship, learning from mistakes, responsibility, honesty Best Engine Ever When Emily breaks down and disrupts a race between Connor and Caitlin, Caitlin shunts Emily to the Steamworks, causing Emily to travel faster than ever before. Emily is in awe of Caitlin and becomes disheartened at her own abilities. The other engines try to cheer her up, reminding her that she too is a special engine and with unique talents. When Caitlin's brakes fail, Emily races to save her from an accident, proving to herself that she too is a Really Useful Engine. Learning Goals: Self-confidence, friendship, helping others, appreciating differences, compassion. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#206] Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. And when they get back home, Nick and Sally will be sure to tell everyone to "Slow down for manatees!" The Last Chocolate - Only two chocolates left in the whole box, what a great present for Nick and Sally's Moms. That is until The Cat excitedly eats them! Oh no! How are they going to find more chocolate to give to their moms? Why a trip to visit Princess Lottachoca in the Cocoalicious Forest will help them! There, the Princess teaches Nick and Sally the chocolate-making song and they help to pick the beans, roast them, and to heat the juice and add sugar. And then, pouring the hot liquid into moulds of any shape. Now that the chocolate has cooled, it's time to go home and surprise their moms! Educational Objective: The process of how chocolate is made from the humble cocoa bean - by picking the beans, drying them, roasting them and then crushing them to get the juice, then adding sugar while you heat it, pour it into a mould and cool it. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#108] Beep Has The Blues/Chore Day "Beep Has the Blues" - Beep is sad because her sister rover on Mars, Boop, is sick and can't move. Celery flies the kids out to Mars to try to help and discover the problem - that Boop's solar panels have been covered in dust. Curriculum: A planetary rover is a space exploration vehicle designed to move across the surface of a planet or other celestial body. "Chore Day" - Jet learns what chores are, and he and Sean help Sydney turn her chores into science games! Curriculum: Force is any interaction that tends to change the motion of an object. Force can also be explained as a push or pull. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#136] A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#105] 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 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#306] The Man with the Monkey Hands/Whistle Pig Wednesday * The Man with the Monkey Hands - After warning George about the poison ivy lurking in the park, the Man with the Yellow Hat loses his balance and lands hands first in a brush of the itchy, poisonous leaves! With his hands bandaged, he'll need help with everyday tasks such as brushing his teeth, making dinner, even typing a letter. So being a clever little monkey, George invents some ingenious ways to make the Man's life seem normal - like wearing swim fins to assist in picking apples off the floor and taping salad forks to his arms to act as temporary hands. But George's creations are put to the ultimate test when the Man has to present Professor Wiseman's newest invention to the science board, salad forks and all!
    * Whistle Pig Wednesday - "Whistlepig Wednesday," Mr. Glass' unique version of Groundhog Day, is an annual city tradition of predicting when winter will start. Every year on the last Wednesday of August, Sherry the Whistlepig emerges from her burrow. If she sees her shadow, it means cold weather is coming. But what makes Sherry's shadow so special? To find out, George and his animal friends camp out at Sherry's burrow, but fall asleep while waiting for her to wake up. At the shadow ceremony, Mr. Glass mistakes a sleeping George and each one of his friends for a whistlepig and presents them for the world to see. But does a monkey, dog, cat, or pigeon shadow count?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#303] For The Birds/Curious George-Asaurus * For the Birds: George loves feeding the birds, but they must be starving, because all the seeds keep disappearing! Perplexed, George returns with more food, only to find a big, bushy tail sticking out of the feeder. It's Jumpy Squirrel, caught in the act of eating all the seeds! George tries to squirrel-proof the birdhouse, moving it further from the tree trunk, clearing away freestanding objects, and even developing a pulley laundry line system to hang it from. But to no avail - that squirrel can climb - and apparently eat - anything! Why does Jumpy keep taking the seeds? Has his appetite suddenly grown - or maybe they're not all for him? Educational Objective: To illustrate that all products and systems are subject to failure; and that many can be fixed through troubleshooting.
    * George-asaurus: Professor Wiseman needs the Man with the Yellow Hat's help to assemble some rare dinosaur bones into a skeleton in time for an important archaeologist, Dr. Raj Desai, to see them. Wiseman and the Man finish the task and meet Dr. Desai for lunch. Meanwhile, George and Gnocchi play outside with a toy plane, which floats though a window--landing on the newly assembled dinosaur. When George climbs the fragile bones to retrieve it, the entire skeleton collapses! Using another dinosaur as a model, George is able to organize, sort, and piece together the bones back into its proper form. But how will Dr. Desai feel about a monkey working on his precious dinosaur bones, especially when the wrong head ends up on the dinosaur's skeleton? Educational Objective: To sort and classify bones based on their shape and size. To develop an understanding of symmetry by reassembling the dinosaur bones so that each bone on one side of the body matches the equivalent bone on the other side (e.g., size, shape, location).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#310] Firefighters at School/Daniel's Doll Firefighters at School - The volunteer firefighters of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe make a special visit to school. Daniel and his friends discover that a person can be many different things - a doctor and a firefighter - even at the same time! Daniel's Doll - Daniel receives a new doll from his Grandpere, and he can't wait to pretend to be the daddy. When Katerina and O insist that Daniel pretends to be Tige-y the Adventure Tiger instead, Daniel reminds them that you can be more than one thing. Strategy: You can be more than one thing. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#316] Daniel's Very Different Day/Class Trip to the Library Daniel's Very Different - Day Daniel was expecting to have a special picnic at Katerina's house, but the day doesn't turn out quite as he had planned. Daniel learns how to adapt when his routine changes. Class Trip to the Library - Daniel and his friends are excited to go on a field trip to the library, but they arrive to find that it's closed. Together, they learn that sometimes plans may change, but they can do things in a different way! Strategy: Things may change and that's okay. Today we can do things a different way. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#103] Cleaner of the Kelp/How Bubbles Got Her Moves Back While playing in the kelp forest, Splash, Bubbles and Dunk meet Tidy the Garibaldi Fish, who is the self-appointed Kelp Forest Ranger. Tidy has been taking the kids' shells as they play in the forest, because he likes to keep everything clean and tidy. / Bubbles injures her fin and has trouble swimming, but still wants to move around, so she begins trying all of the methods that other creatures on the reef use to move. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#104] Dunk The Artist/Ripple's Sea Dragons Dunk discovers that what he considers "just playing with sand" is actually considered beautiful art by his friends, and he is proud of himself for having a special talent. / Ripple leads the gang to investigate the legend of the Sea Dragon that has been passed down in her family. When they discover what Sea Dragons actually are, they learn that just because they haven't seen something before doesn't mean it doesn't exist. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4707] Dress Up Abby and Elmo play dress up and pretend to be lots of different people, like bike repair assistants to help Nina fix Rosita's bike. duration 28:55   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! [#132Z] Pinocchio Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose nose is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth.
    Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Ethan Bortnick: Generations of Music Join the talented young virtuoso for a concert spanning generations and genres. Featuring guests Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), Bethany Yarrow and cellist Rufus Cappadocia, this concert will appeal to audiences of all ages and musical tastes. duration 1:27:09   STEREO
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17292H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12079] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23218] (original air date 10/18/2017) A discussion about the annulled result of Kenya's presidential election. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Salim Lone, senior advisor to Raila Odingo and former director of the United Nations media division under Kofi Annan.
    *We conclude with historian Mike Wallace introducing his new book, "Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36209] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, The Dow closes at an all-time high on the 30th anniversary of Black Monday. Plus, are you driving one of the most or least reliable car brands? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17292H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12079] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#802H] Coffee Shop Favorites Today on Martha Bakes, learn how to make three coffee shop favorites even better at home using more healthful ingredients: scrumptious apple cider doughnut cake made wholesome with whole-wheat flour and applesauce, tender maple-glazed pumpkin spelt scones, and dunk-worthy seeded graham biscotti. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews from coffee shop regulars! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1220H] Mingalaba Restaurant, The Brazen Head, 'aina Burmese flavors take us to Burlingame this week with stir-fry dishes that are neither too hot nor too spicy at Mingalaba Restaurant. But if you get a late-night hankering, while you're in the Cow Hollow district of San Francisco, the pub favorites at The Brazen Head are sure to hit the spot. Finally, we end with a love letter to the islands in the form of elevated Hawaiian cuisine at '?ina in San Francisco's Dogpatch. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary This documentary celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. It features powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century, where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives. duration 1:58:43   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    This Land Is Your Land (My Music) Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host. duration 1:28:03   STEREO
  • 11:30 pm
    Music Voyager [#604H] Macon/Athens, Ga Music Voyager travels into the heartland of Georgia to understand the culture, arts and people that have helped create the 'sound' of America. From Macon to Athens, the home of Georgia University, this creative corridor of Georgia has spawned the likes of Otis Redding, Little Richards, The B52s, REM and others. Today, musicians such as Kishi Bashi, The Whigs and Otis Redding III call the region home, and they feature performances and adventures with these inspirational artists. duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23219H] (original air date 10/19/2017) A discussion about Bitcoin. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Catherine Wood, founder, C.E.O. and C.I.O. of Ark Investment Management; Paul Vigna, reporter at the Wall Street Journal and the co-author of "The Age of Cryptocurrency"; and Lily Katz, a reporter at Bloomberg News.
    *Next, Rich Cohen shares his new book, "The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse."
    *We conclude with director Heidi Ewing and her new movie on the insular Brooklyn Hasidic community, "One of Us."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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      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!

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
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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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