TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Comcast 9 and 709 • Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1
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12:00 amCharlie Rose [#18078] (original broadcast date: 04/11/12)
* Bashar Ja'afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations
* Part one of Charlie's conversation with Bubba Watson, winner of the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#31203Z] Suspicion of illegal efforts to drive up the price of e-books has the Justice Department paying attention. Washington Correspondent Darren Gersh looks at the suit being filed against Apple and other major publishers. Chief Equity Strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, John Manley says that he's bullish and a buyer. He talks with NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about what's next for the markets. Earnings season is underway, which sectors were the worst performers? New York Correspondent Erika Miller reports. A FINRA survey finds that women are more likely than men to make costly credit card mistakes. Money Expert Gerri Walsh explains how financial education could make all the difference. A year ago ESPN was the unchallenged king of cable sports. Analyst Rick Horrow has a play-by-play of the new competition. "How do I buy stock in liquid natural gas?" That's just one question Bryan Perry, editor at CashMachine.com answers along with NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson in this week's Street Critique. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
1:30 amQUEST [#112] Science of Baseball/ Please Touch The Animals * Science of Baseball - At UC Berkeley, a team of undergrads is experimenting with velocity, force, and aerodynamics. But you won't find them in a lab - they work on a baseball diamond, throwing fast balls, sliders and curve balls. Quest discovers how the principles of physics can make the difference between a strike and a homerun.
* Please Touch the Animals - Zookeepers are using a lighter touch to keep their animals strong and healthy. From massage and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo and other zoos are using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of their residents.
* NanoSolar - Hoping to leave today's silicon solar cells behind, the Palo Alto company NanoSolar is creating paper-thin solar panels harnessing nanotechnology, a product that could revolutionize solar power. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
2:00 amNature [#2412H] Dogs That Changed The World, Pt. 2 - Dogs by Design Part two examines the relationship between humans and dogs. Some working dogs are able to use their skills to perform tasks they were bred for; there are still jobs today for herders, hunters and guard dogs. But as we multiply and transform the many breeds of dogs, honing their looks and their sizes, we also change our relationship with them, and theirs with us. duration 56:10 SRND51 TVG
3:00 amNova [#3910H] Deadliest Tornadoes In April 2011, the worst tornado outbreak in decades left a trail of destruction across the U.S., killing more than 340 people. Why was there such an extreme outbreak? How do such outbreaks form? With modern warning systems why did so many die? Is our weather getting more extreme -- and if so how bad will it get? This episode of NOVA looks at the science behind the April outbreak, meeting those affected and the scientists trying to predict tornadoes and understand whether this outbreak relates to global climate change. duration 56:46 STEREO TVPG
4:00 amAmerica Revealed [#101] Food Machine Over the past century, an American industrial revolution has given rise to the biggest, most productive food machine the world has ever known. In this episode, host Yul Kwon explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans every day. He discovers engineering marvels we've created by putting nature to work and takes a look at the costs of our insatiable appetite on our health and environment. For the first time in human history, less than 2% of the population can feed the other 98%. How does this all work? Who are the men and women who keep us fed 365 days a year? Kwon embarks on a trip across the country to find out. duration 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
5:00 amFood Forward [#101H] Urban Agriculture Across America From the rooftop farms of New York City to the food deserts of Detroit, join us as Food Forward explores the explosion of urban agriculture across America. Meet food rebel John Mooney, whose space-age hydroponic farm on top of a historic building in the West Village of Manhattan is a window into the future of rooftop farming. In Milwaukee, meet the biggest name in urban agriculture, Will Allen, who inspires a new generation of aquaponic innovators. We then learn of one woman's transition from hanging out to harvesting food on the streets of West Oakland.
Finally, we finish in Detroit with Travis Roberts, an eighteen-year-old who grew up watching the city struggle with increasing urban blight. In trouble and more than 100 pounds overweight, he discovered the city's urban agriculture movement and found a new purpose in life through urban chicken farming. Travis is joined by a cast of powerful characters in Detroit that are rebuilding their city, block by block. Food Forward opens the door into a new world of possibility, where pioneers and visionaries are creating viable alternatives to food systems. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
5:30 amNew Environmentalists: From Kenya to the Arctic Circle [#2011] The latest installment of the Emmy award winning series featuring portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists. They are true environmental heroes who have placed themselves squarely in harm's way to battle intimidating adversaries, while often creating partnerships with unlikely allies. The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth's natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for environmental justice in their communities. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
6:00 amRaggs [#149] Books When Razzles can't find her book, she and the dogs clean up the house and practice how to take good care of a book. When Pido cannot find a new bedtime story to read to the dogs, he creates a new story combining everyone's favorite book character into one adventure. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amWild Kratts [#108H] Build It Beaver The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
7:00 amArthur [#112] Arthur Writes A Story/Arthur's Lost Dog Arthur has a hard time coming up with a story he thinks will meet everyone else's expectations in "Arthur Writes A Story. "
Pal escapes his leash in search of a balloon for Kate in "Arthur's Lost Dog."duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:30 amCaillou [#425] Getting The Message When Mom is busy on the phone all morning and doesn't have time for Caillou he feels very left out of things. He plays with his toy phone and then talks to Grandma on the real phone. He likes talking on the phone--it makes him feel very grown up. Caillou learns there are many different ways to communicate. He makes friends with Robbie, a deaf boy he meets in the park, and learns how to communicate using sign language. After getting caught in the rain, Caillou looses his voice, but manages to find other ways to communicate until his voice comes back. Caillou wants to be taller like his friend Jim and tries to think of a way to grow faster. Mom and Dad measure him on his growth chart and show him he has grown a whole inch since last time, but that's just not enough. Later when a plumbing problem requires someone small to help out, Caillou finds out there are some benefits to being just his size. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
8:00 amCurious George [#207] Color Me Monkey/Special Delivery Monkey * Color Me Monkey: Mr. Glass is looking for a one-of-a-kind painting for his lobby and Mr. Zoobel knows just where to find such art - at the zoo, naturally! George and Charkie go along to meet SooBerm, the truly unique painting elephant who has her own style. But when Charkie causes a rip in the SooBerm painting for Mr. Glass's lobby, George must re-create the masterpiece so that no one discovers that the original is ruined. But first he has to figure out how to replicate the unique colors SooBerm used in her art. Could combining primary colors to create entirely new ones be the answer?
* Special Delivery Monkey: After lunch at Pisghetti's restaurant, George and The Man with the Yellow Hat finish their meal with a round of the Wild Goose Chase board game. The Man explains to George that moving ahead three spaces means not counting on the space he started on - a lesson which comes in handy when George is asked to help Chef Pisghetti by delivering a very special pie to a very special meeting. Along the way, George counts bus stops and buildings - and realizes that the rules of the board game are the same rules for following directions. His counting skills pay off as he arrives just in time for the Chef to deliver a pie in the face!