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KQED 9: Saturday, January 6, 2018

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.

Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    History Detectives [#703H] * St. Valentine's Day Massacre - HD stares down the barrel of a shotgun for clues that one of Al Capone's men fired it in a Chicago gang massacre that shocked the nation. The gun came to the contributor's family after it was handed down through two generations of prominent Chicago families. It's a Western Field single-barreled repeating action 12-guage shotgun. The barrel and the stock were once shortened just the way the Capone gang liked its guns: easy to conceal and with greater destructive force. Elyse Luray tests the gun's firepower, consults with ballistics experts and combs through physical evidence to see if she can place this gun at the scene of the crime.
    * Booth Letter - A contributor gave HD a letter indicating that, 30 years before John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln, Booth's father threatened to kill another sitting president, Andrew Jackson. Signed "Junius Brutus Booth," the letter to Jackson reads, "You damn'd old scoundrel ... I will cut your throat whilst you are sleeping." The writer insists that Jackson pardon two men who were sentenced to death. Why did the fate of these two men incite such fury? Tukufu Zuberi travels to Nashville to consult historians at The Hermitage, the ancestral home of President Andrew Jackson, and to Washington, DC, to talk with a Booth biographer. Was the letter a hoax? Or did assassination run in the Booth blood?
    * Cemetery Alarm - A Midland, Michigan, man who collects war munitions snapped up an item at an estate auction that looked like a Civil War-era weapon. On closer inspection, after consulting with other collectors, he decided he had a grave alarm: an explosive device meant to guard against grave robbers. Is this truly a grave alarm? Wes Cowan's investigation winds through tales of body snatching and cadaver dissecting, unusual crimes and the most unlikely suspects.
    duration 56:05   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#511H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week [#5727H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Young Victoria We think of Queen Victoria as a respectable matron, the epitome of duty, a beloved monarch. But Victoria's path to the throne was by no means easy. Britain in the 1830s was a country on the brink of revolution. The people could not have borne another debauched son of George III as King. Fortunately, they were able to invest their hopes in the innocent Princess Victoria. But there were those determined to grab power for themselves - not least her mother. Intrigue, deception, death threats...this is the true story of the young queen. duration 49:06   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Willie Nelson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Enjoy an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Willie Nelson, the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Rosanne Cash, Edie Brickell, Paul Simon, Alison Krauss, Raul Malo, Neil Young and more pay tribute. Nelson's lyrics give voice to America's heartland and his music pushes genre boundaries. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Ride Along The Lincoln Highway The film celebrates the history, the instigators, the various routes, the length and the wonderful American sights that can be seen along this first coast-to-coast highway. First established in 1913, the Lincoln Highway connects Times Square in New York City with Lincoln Park in San Francisco, passing through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, a bit of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada. Produced by Rick Sebak, the film chronicles its history and profiles the current landmarks still along the way. duration 56:35   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#803H] Peru: Lima Original Hosts Alvaro Fernandez and Jacob Edgar meet in Lima, Pera to explore the different sights, sounds, and tastes of one of the most intriguing and exotic countries in South America. In the cosmopolitan capital of Lima they explore the rational Lima, the amazing cuisines that the city is famous for and the music of a Peruvian legend. duration 25:54   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts Alaska: Hero's Journey The Wild Kratts follow the salmon run in Alaska to recover one of Aviva's inventions. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#140H] Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy at School * Someone Else's Feelings - Daniel and O the Owl are pretending to be handymen, using their toy tools to make "repairs" to Daniel's playhouse. Daniel is having lots of fun hammering loudly, but it's upsetting O, who would rather do something quieter. Daniel loves hammering so much that it's hard for him to see why it upsets O. Mom helps Daniel be empathetic and think about how O is feeling: Daniel remembers a time when he was upset because Miss Elaina was being way too loud for him. He doesn't want O to feel this way, and realizes that they can both have fun as quiet handymen!
    * Empathy at School: Chrissie and Daniel are playing together at school today, but when Chrissie loses her special bracelet, she doesn't feel like playing anymore. Daniel has trouble understanding why until Teacher Harriet shows him how to be empathetic and think about how Chrissie may be feeling. Daniel remembers just how worried he was when he thought he had lost Tigey, and decides to stop playing and help find the bracelet.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood [#1500] Mister Rogers Talks About Pets Mister Rogers visits the National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. where he helps prepare food for the Giant Pandas. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Ana endures the elaborate birthday parade and finally receives her birthday present a kitten to love and hug. duration 28:54   TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#3239] Ebb Tide Walk along the beach with Bob Ross and experience the colorful setting sun; a lovely oval painting to enjoy! duration 28:00   TVG
  • 8:30 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#302H] Popular Sausage Sausages serve a special function in Norway, both as an everyday meal and as festive food. In this episode, Andreas discovers the culture and history behind a well-made sausage. He bakes potato pancakes and makes homemade mustard, essential companions for the three types of tasty sausages he prepares. duration 26:20   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1009H] Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television [#108H] Simply Spanish Host Christopher Kimball travels to Washington, D.C. to cook with Jose Andres. Back at Milk Street, Jose's love of great food made with simple ingredients and techniques is translated into everyday cooking as Milk Street Cook Matthew Card makes garlic soup (sopa de ajo). Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri shows how to make Spanish spice-crusted pork tenderloin bites (pinchos morunos). The show ends with Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark showing Chris how to make a vibrant kale salad. Massaging the leaves to keep them from being tough-a technique borrowed from Japanese cooking. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1107H] Baking Up Comfort David Sterling, chef and author of "Yucatan: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition," brings Rick on a whirlwind tour of the peninsula. The pair of Oklahoma-born, Mexico-obsessed chefs begin their journey with a conversation in Hunucm?, where Dona Lupita serves home-cooked meals at the kitchen table of her family's cocina economica. Though the Yucatan is not known for its bakeries, David brings us to the rustic wood-burning ovens at Panaderia Liz in Merida. Then it's back to the gorgeous kitchen at Los Dos Cooking School, where David makes a pan of buttery, indulgent hojaldras - a sweet-and-savory pastry stuffed with ham, cheese and chile and dusted with sugar. Inspired by all of the homey comfort, Rick makes a nourishing frijol con puerco and a hojaldra all his own. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#116H] Cuisine De Ma Cherie In honor of their love, Jacques prepares a meal of his wife Gloria's favorites. First he creates a tasty herbed omelet with shrimp. He then goes on to combine cilantro with Gloria's favorite ingredient, rice, to make cilantro rice, which pairs perfectly with a stew of calamari with saffron and cucumber, onion and mint salad. The whole meal is followed with a Pepin spin on a classic dessert, rice pudding with dried cherries and blueberry sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1705H] Italian Vegetarian Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect cheese and tomato lasagna. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of jarred anchovies. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser uncovers the secrets to really good garlic bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#1013H] The Italian-American Kitchen Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate sausage ragu. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of fettuccine. Test cook Bryan Roof shows Julia Collin Davison the secrets to making a regional specialty for fluffy baked polenta with red sauce at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 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
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#511H] Party Fixings Lidia says that the key to a great party is always the food, and in this episode she features some of her best party recipes from over the years. Barstow is always a great snack to pass around, and the combinations are endless. Her fig and prosciutto Barstow is a unique and delicious party item that she includes at almost any gathering. She also prepares a colorful marinated winter squash that is a favorite at her home parties. For a little fun, she also cooks up her famous prosciutto purses tied with chives. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#204H] Dinner Time Sizzle Joanne toasts up a tasty starter of Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma and then shows her student Sarina, how a splash of sherry gives shrimp some sizzle! Together they roast red peppers to perfection for a delicious basmati rice dish with green peas. Recipes: Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma, Sizzling Shrimp with Pimenton and Sherry, Basmati Rice with Roasted Red Peppers and Green Peas. Student: Sarina Crivello. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#303H] Roasting Roasting is a wonderful technique for a formal dinner or a casual get-together. Watch Martha as she makes roast rack of lamb, an ideal choice when you want to impress your guests. Then learn a classic Spanish technique as she cooks salt-roasted sea bass. Finally, find out how to make saffron-roasted chicken wings, the quintessential food for game day. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#705H] Southern Classics Today on Martha Bakes, three of Martha's favorite Southern classics: hummingbird cake, an irresistible layer cake with banana, pineapple and pecans; sweet potato pie, a tasty alternative to pumpkin pie, and old-fashioned hot milk cake covered in swirls of chocolate whipped cream frosting. Plus, learn a fantastic finishing touch for your next cake or cupcake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#502H] Seafood Extravaganza Chef Keller demystifies the secrets of cooking octopus to get tender, delicious results. Then it's healthy all around with poached salt cod and an egg-free mayonnaise made with oysters. Grilled Octopus in Oregano Vinaigrette with Orecchiette Pasta and Nudja, Poached Salt Cod with Oyster Mayonnaise and Roasted Cauliflower & Instant Raspberry Sorbet. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1819H] Knoxville, Hour One AR is in Knoxville, Tennessee, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer head to the Museum of Appalachia to discuss Appalachian musical instruments. Highlights include a Tiffany pottery vase, circa 1905, that was purchased at an estate sale for $75 and is now valued at $9000 to $12,000; a shoe belonging to Robert Wadlow, the tallest human recorded in history; and a Chinese gilt bronze Amida Buddah, circa 1550, that is unusual in size and is appraised for $40,000 to $60,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#405H] The Still Maker Christopher Kelley makes beautiful copper stills. Host Eric Gorges works with Christopher to make a moonshine still worthy of the most potent of spirits. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1609H] Walkway Reset, Patch Chipped Floor Roger teaches his apprentice how to not only repair a damaged walkway, but also how to identify what caused the damage so it can be prevented in the future; Tom patches a chipped wood floor using a Dutchman and hand tools. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    This Old House [#3709H] Tommy's Flair for Flares Tommy builds a shower seat made of foam. Richard connects steel piping. Tommy teaches how to install replacement windows. Tommy shows Kevin and Joe how he makes a jig for the exterior shingled flair detail. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#855H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Lidia Celebrates America [#501H] Homegrown Heroes Join Lidia Bastianich to celebrate our homegrown heroes-veterans who now cultivate the land they fought to defend. For many vets, farming is therapy for the wounds of war. Lidia farms and cooks with them, then gathers with them for a holiday dinner. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 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
  • 7:30 pm
    Film School Shorts [#302H] Separation Anxiety Owl and Mouse (New York University) - In this wry tale that celebrates the art of stop-motion animation, a curmudgeonly owl must fight his nature when he has to watch over a young mouse for a night. Directed by Emma J. Noble.
    So You've Grown Attached (New York University) - An imaginary friend is forced to consider retirement when his creator - and best friend - starts to grow up. Directed by Kate Tsang.
    Steadfast Stanley (California Institute of the Arts) - A faithful dog must journey through the zombie apocalypse to save his best friend. Directed by John Kim.
    Fluffy the Flying Fish (School of Visual Arts) - When they move from Los Angeles to Denver, a family has to decide how to transport their pet goldfish, Fluffy. Directed by Ryan Charmatz.
    duration 28:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie [#1002H] Sorry, Wrong Number A bedridden heiress (Barbara Stanwyck) phones her husband (Burt Lancaster) and overhears two men plotting a murder. duration 1:29:00   TVPG
  • 9:30 pm
    Saturday Night Movie [#1002H] Sorry, Wrong Number A bedridden heiress (Barbara Stanwyck) phones her husband (Burt Lancaster) and overhears two men plotting a murder. duration 1:29:00   TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#602H] Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies) with Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) and Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Pamela Adlon (Better Things) and Sterling K. Brown (This is Us), Riz Ahmed (The Night Of) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale), Brit Marling (The OA) and Issa Rae (Insecure) and Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) with Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory). duration 55:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#503] Becoming Steve Jobs Authors There have been many books-on a large and small scale-about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others. Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. duration 54:10   STEREO TVG
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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
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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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