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KQED 9: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Thursday, February 16, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18038] (original broadcast date: 02/15/12)
    * an update on the Republican Presidential candidates with Dan Balz of The Washington Post and Al Hunt of Bloomberg News.
    * a look at New York Fashion Week with designer Diane von Furstenberg, Daphne Guinness, and Suzy Menkes of the International Herald Tribune
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31163Z] The Federal Reserve may be buying up more U.S. debt in hopes of boosting economic recovery. The man that may be China's next leader is visiting America. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh looks at what's in store for U.S. -China trade. Companies like Apple are sitting on huge piles of cash. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt examines what these firms may do with their profits. It may be best to buy stock in mid-size companies. Keel Asset's Mark Watson shares his picks with NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson in this week's "Street Critique" interview. There's a big demand for welders and companies are eying women in order to diversify their staff. Midwest Bureau Chief Diane Eastabrook visits a school that helps transition women into the field. Looking for ways to pay for college? Money Magazine's Donna Rosato has advice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#209] State of Thirst: California's Water Future Are we in danger of running out of water? With the pressure on California's water supply increasing, QUEST looks at where we've come from and where we're going - from the delta to water recycling. duration 26:20   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#2306H] Life In Death Valley It is a visual wonderland, where imposing mountains rise almost two vertical miles above sprawling salt flats, and canyons are painted in strokes of blue, pink, violet and green from sunrise to sunset. This is Death Valley - one of the most inhospitable places on the planet. Nowhere else is a landscape so exquisite yet brutal, stunning yet harsh. Here, temperatures spike into the 130s, the earth cracks like broken clay and when the hot wind blows, all anyone can taste is dust and salt. Ironically, it is water that has shaped this super-arid home of true survivors. duration 55:41   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#3705] Extreme Cave Diving Follow the charismatic Dr. Kenny Broad as he dives into Blue Holes -- underwater caves that formed during the last ice age when sea level was nearly 400 feet below what it is today. They are Earth's least explored and perhaps most dangerous frontiers. With an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists, Broad investigates the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this spectacularly beautiful "alternate universe." duration 54:16   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Cave People of the Himalaya Everest climber and thrill seeker, Pete Athans, returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they will risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown, 1500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#402H] The Fray Multiplatinum rockers The Fray at the Angel Orensanz Foundation in New Yorks Lower East Side. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#142] Forest During Funky Forest Friday, the dogs help Pido tell the story of Little Red Riding Pup. When Trilby wants to go camping, the dogs pretend their garden is a forest for camping. Together, they figure out all the things they would need to bring for a successful camping trip. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#105H] Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. Worms need to stay wet and their environment helps keep them that way. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#1303] Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked * Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list.
    * Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#301] Caillou The Detective * Where's Gilbert? - Gilbert has gone missing and Caillou is very concerned. A search of the neighbourhood and the local animal shelter turns up nothing. Caillou thinks about what it would be like to have other kinds of pets, but concludes that Gilbert is the perfect pet and he wants him back! Luckily when they return home Gilbert is waiting for them on the porch.
    * Where I Saw it Last - After a day in the park and a visit to an ice cream parlour with Jeffrey and Jason, Caillou realizes that he has misplaced his new toy car. Mom encourages him to remember where he saw it last. The last place Caillou remembers having it is in the ice cream parlour. When they return Caillou is happy to find that the waitress has his missing car!
    * Lost in the Jungle - Caillou learns all about the jungle at playschool, and decides it would be an exciting place for a game of hide and seek. The other children join in - Leo hides, and the others pretend to be birds, snakes, monkeys and even a lion. Caillou follows the clues until he finally finds Leo, and the brave explorer is happy to see his friend.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#120] The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat/Bee Is for Bear * The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat -The yellow hat comes back from the dry cleaners so beautiful and clean that George can't help wanting to show it off to Compass the pigeon. But a little wind and an errant branch create a hole that needs to be fixed before The Man with the Yellow Hat comes home and finds it.
    * Bee is for Bear - While exploring the country, George meets up with a baby bear and a stinging bee. No one believes that George has seen a bear, but they do try to help George learn more about bees. It takes a helping hand from the baby bear to save the bunnies from the bees and to prove to everyone that George knows a bear when he sees one.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 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)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#204H] Molly's Dance Show The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. Preschool viewers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, discover the definition of "mend", and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#135H] The Good Mom/Hornucopia * The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond.
    * Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. Everyone attends Stacie's "Hornucopia" celebration, where she reveals her new big horns and then performs a moonlit shadow show with her Styracosaurus family.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Colonial Williamsburg Fieldtrips [#1505] When Freedom Came Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln freed all the slaves . . . or did he? Freedom came to enslaved people over the course of many months and years - and it arrived in different ways in different places. Discover how enslaved Americans made everyday choices during the Civil War that helped bring about their freedom. duration 57:30   TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4266H] Big Bad Wolf Huffs and Puffs Slimey Oscar is getting ready to take Slimey to the mud hole, but ducks down to get his hiking boot. Just then, the 3 Little Pigs run by with the Big Bad Wolf chasing them. They get away, so instead of huffing and puffing at them, the wolf decides to huff and puff at Slimey. Slimey goes flying through the air and lands in Snuffy's lunch. Alan, Snuffy and Big Bird ask him what happened, but Slimey is too scared to tell them. They assume it was wind, and bring him back to Oscar. Once again, Oscar ducks down to get something just as the pigs run by followed by the wolf. The wolf decides to huff and puff Slimey again, and just like before, he winds up in Snuffy's lunch. Slimey still won't tell them what happened. The wolf runs by again, and now Slimey starts to shake and hides behind Snuffy's snuffle. Alan explains to Slimey that if something is bothering him, he should trust a grown-up to help. So Slimey tells Alan, Big Bird, and Snuffy that it was the Big Bad Wolf that huffed and puffed at him, and together, they go to confront the wolf. With Oscar too, they all make the Big Bad Wolf understand that huffing and puffing at others is scary and can hurt. Big Bad didn't realize how he was making Slimey and others feel, and he apologizes and promises to stop. Instead, he decides to take up blowing bubbles, and everyone joins in on the fun. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18038] (original broadcast date: 02/15/12)
    * an update on the Republican Presidential candidates with Dan Balz of The Washington Post and Al Hunt of Bloomberg News.
    * a look at New York Fashion Week with designer Diane von Furstenberg, Daphne Guinness, and Suzy Menkes of the International Herald Tribune
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1201H] Simply Chicken Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the Best Simple Roast Chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#130] Johanne Killeen, George Germon, and Christopher Gross Three different chefs visit Julia Child in this episode. Chef/owners Johanne Killeen and George Germon of Al Forno in Providence, Rhode Island, create the main course, and chef Christopher Gross of Christopher's in Phoenix makes the dessert. Using the outdoor grill, Killeen and Germon cook up their own Dirty Steak With Hot Fanny Sauce. They recommend cutting the steak right before cooking to reduce oxidation, and also leaving the fat on the steak when grilling. Accompanying the steak is a side dish of Silky Red Peppers and Mashed Potatoes. Gross creates a chocolate tower with fresh berries, using an elaborately designed presentation. duration 25:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2538Z] Tavis talks with two Oscar-nominated documentary filmmakers. He chats with Robin Fryday about her homage to the unsung heroes of the civil rights movement, The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement. He also speaks with Lucy Walker about her film, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, which was nominated this year for the best documentary short subject Academy Award - her second consecutive nod for the golden statuette. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#16047] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10265H] Syrian Violence And Votes In The United Nations * House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi On The Payroll Tax * The Daily Download: Mitt Romney And Twitter * Would Internet Voting Work? * More Than A Month duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#18047] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#120] The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat/Bee Is for Bear * The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat -The yellow hat comes back from the dry cleaners so beautiful and clean that George can't help wanting to show it off to Compass the pigeon. But a little wind and an errant branch create a hole that needs to be fixed before The Man with the Yellow Hat comes home and finds it.
    * Bee is for Bear - While exploring the country, George meets up with a baby bear and a stinging bee. No one believes that George has seen a bear, but they do try to help George learn more about bees. It takes a helping hand from the baby bear to save the bunnies from the bees and to prove to everyone that George knows a bear when he sees one.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    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)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#109H] Voyage of the Butterflier XT Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration. Science Concepts: Life cycles. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10265H] Syrian Violence And Votes In The United Nations * House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi On The Payroll Tax * The Daily Download: Mitt Romney And Twitter * Would Internet Voting Work? * More Than A Month duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31164Z] Stocks surge on positive news, but can it continue? Analysis from someone who pays little attention to a company's price, and more attention to a stocks' overall track record. Technical analysis from Oppenheimer's Carter Worth. General Motors' profits jumped more than 60% last year, but beyond that the news gets darker. Midwest and Washington Bureau Chiefs Diane Eastabrook and Darren Gersh look at pensions and the future of the automaker. There's something that many new business owners forget to do, Black Enterprise's Alfred Edmond, Jr. explains what it is. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#612H] Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's Local diners enjoy the fragrant Afghani spices and hearty portions served at Helmand Palace in San Francisco; the Mexican food at El Huarache Loco, a unique dining spot found at the Alemany Farmers' Markets and at "Off the Grid"; and Izzy's Steaks and Chops, a San Francisco tradition for the past 25 years. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Secrets of the Manor House 100 years ago, the world of the British Manor House was at its height. It was a world of luxury that that has provided a majestic backdrop to a range of movies and popular costume dramas to this day. But what was really going on behind these stately walls and under the servants' stairs? This program looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants. The program covers the background of the British titled class in Edwardian times, the realities for servants working in their estates, the concept of the entail that passed estates to the next generation, the growing influence of American wealth in British aristocracy at the beginning of the 20th Century, and the impact of the first world war on the social class system evident at a British country house. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Queen's Palaces [#101Z] Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse - these buildings have been part of British royal history for hundreds of years. The Queen's Palaces showcases the art and architecture, the interior decoration and the treasures stored inside these fabulous buildings and reveals the surprising and fascinating stories behind them. As well as telling the story of the building's creation, as Fiona Bruce walks around the rooms and corridors she captures the stories and histories of works of art and fine objects, so that each film marries the chronology of history and the pure delight of a walk around a beautiful interior. duration 51:56   STEREO TVG
  • 9:53 pm
    Queen's Palaces [#102Z] Windsor Castle From the bowels of the Castle to the heights of the battlements, Fiona encounters all manner of royal treasures - from the musket ball that killed a naval hero to table decorations in gold and silver and encrusted with jewels; from the triple-headed portrait of a king who lost his head to Queen Mary's Dolls' House with running taps, and a secret garden hidden in a drawer. All of this was almost lost in the disastrous fire of 1992. duration 52:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:46 pm
    Queen's Palaces [#103Z] Holyrood House It is also one of Britain's smallest palaces and yet events at Holyrood have determined the fate of three countries - England, France and Scotland. It was also the last place where a royal prince challenged the right of an English king to sit on the throne. Fiona Bruce discovers remarkable objects from the Royal Collection that are intimately bound to the Palace's turbulent history - from the spectacular Darnley Jewel with its many hidden messages to the cat-and-mouse needlework of a doomed queen. duration 1:13:52   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18039] (original broadcast date: 02/16/12)
    * 3-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Darrell Waltrip
    * Paula Broadwell, Harvard University's Center for Public Leadership
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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