TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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.
12:00 amCharlie Rose [#18087] (original broadcast date: 04/24/12)
* Actor Frank Langella on his life, career and book Dropped Names: Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them
* Stedman Graham on his book Identity: Your Passport to Success duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#31212Z] Will investors take a bite out of Apple? A Wedbush Securities analyst will dissect the tech giant's earnings as the iPhone faces a loss in court. PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian talks about lower home prices. NBR Anchor Susie Gharib speaks to the CEO of the world's largest bond fund. Student loan interest rates are set to double in July unless lawmakers intervene. Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall reports. While "crowd funding" isn't an every day term, it's transforming the way non-profits raise money. How Accion, the country's largest microfinance organization, is getting the support of a big business. Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross spent $1 billion on the NFL team. Sports Expert Rick Horrow asks why he chose to spend so much money. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
1:30 amSpark! [#208] Fusion Spark explores the fusion of cultures, styles and disciplines that make up the incredibly diverse Bay Area art scene.
* Muslim Women's Spoken Word Collective, Calligraphy of Thought
Go inside the Bay Area's burgeoning Muslim spoken word, poetry, and hip hop scene with Calligraphy of Thought poets as they create and rehearse new works for a performance at the Box Theater in Oakland celebrating the release of several new albums on the Remarkable Current label.
* Sculptural Costumer, Sha Sha Higby
Sha Sha Higby approaches dance through the medium of sculpture. Using the painterly manipulation of materials and textures, she creates intricate costumes made of wood, silk, paper and gold leaf. Animated by Higby's incredibly subtle and beautiful dance movements, the costume, interwoven with a labyrinth of delicate props, creates a path in which movement and stillness meet.
* Punk Rock Orchestra
Witness the spectacle that is the Punk Rock Orchestra. Led by conductor John Gluck, who trades in his baton for a toilet brush and sports a bright orange mohawk, The 40 piece ensemble plays classic punk songs that are specially arranged for symphonic instruments. duration 25:59 STEREO TVG
2:00 amElizabeth I: Killer Queen? Elizabeth I, crowned in 1559, reigned as Queen of England for more than 40 years until her death in 1603. Historian Chris Skidmore presents a real-life murder mystery that has lain unsolved for 450 years. Did a controversial affair between Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley lead to a savage murder? The sudden death of Dudley's wife Amy Robsart in September 1560 sent shock waves through Elizabeth's court, and the entire country. duration 48:09 STEREO TVPG
3:00 amThe Crash of 1929: American Experience [#308] By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (now Citibank), had popularized the idea of selling stock and high-yield bonds directly to the smaller investor. Mitchell and a very small group of bankers, brokers, and speculators manipulated the stock market, grew wealthy, and helped create the economic boom of the Twenties. This film chronicles the year the boom went bust through the words and experiences of the descendants of these titans of finance. While the market was rising, presidents and economists confidently predicted America would soon enter a time when there would be no more poverty, no more depressions-a "New Era" when everyone could be rich. Instead, it was the rich who became richer. "The Crash of '29" captures the unbounded optimism of an age, at a time when the stock market promised permanent prosperity. duration 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
4:00 amFrontline [#3011H] Money, Power and Wall Street, Part 1 Frontline investigates how two US administrations have confronted the crisis - while dealing with sharp internal divisions and a relationship with Wall Street marked by mistrust and dependence, mutual interests and competing goals. The investigation charts the largest government bailout in US history, a series of decisions that rewrote the rules of government and fueled a debate that would alter the country's political landscape. Focusing on the Obama administration, Frontline tells the story of a newly elected president with a mandate for change grappling with the multi-headed menace of economic instability, and with fundamental choices about winners and losers and the direction of his presidency. duration 1:56:46 STEREO TVPG
6:00 amRaggs [#158] Dreams B. Max tries to remember a dream he had about a great new song he wrote, so the dogs try to get him to go back to sleep. Raggs dreams about eggs outside and the dogs try to help him figure out what it means. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amWild Kratts [#137H] Stuck On Sharks Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
7:00 amArthur [#1206] The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker * The Cherry Tree - Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Then to make matters worse, she learns that cutting down trees hurts the environment, too. What can Muffy do to fix the damage she's done?
* Matchmaker Matchbreaker - Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters! But plans go awry, and Francine and Muffy decide that merging families may not be for the best. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:30 amCaillou [#432] The World Around Me! Caillou is excited when Miss Martin takes him and his friends to the park for some special activities. They have a beanbag race, but the rules are not easy to grasp, and the kids have a few comical mishaps in the process. Caillou discovers that you don't always have to win to be proud of yourself. Grandma has given Caillou a special spaceship plate. Caillou loves it so much that he carries it everywhere with him and he wants to eat every meal from it. After finding a photograph of a four-year-old Dad with a model train set, Caillou and Dad decide to look for it in Grandpa's basement. After a while, they finally find it and set it up to test it out. Grandma captures the moment in a photograph which Caillou decides to put in the photo album beside the old picture of Dad. When Caillou spots a dog house outside he gets the idea that Gilbert might like a house of his own. Caillou finds a cardboard box and some crayons and with Gilbert's help, he decides how to decorate the house. Grandma takes Caillou on a special visit to a sheep farm. There, Mary, a 10-year-old girl, takes Caillou on a tour, teaching him about sheep, sheering, and the spinning of wool. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
8:00 amCurious George [#505H] Monkey Size Me/Metal Detective * Monkey Size Me - It's hard being a little monkey in a big world. George tries to throw the Man with the Yellow Hat the perfect surprise party, but he orders a cake too big to fit in the freezer and he's too short to hang the decorations from the ceiling. George fantasizes about a life where everything is monkey-sized...where he could drive a monkey-sized car, order a monkey-sized cake, and even wear a monkey-sized yellow hat! But how would a monkey-sized party effect his regular sized guests?
* Metal Detective - There's no better way to spend a sunny afternoon than playing with your favorite robot on the beach. But when a sudden rainstorm has George and the Man with the Yellow Hat running for shelter, George is upset to learn that he left his robot resting in the sand. With Professor Wiseman's help, George makes a homemade metal detector to help him find his buried metal friend. Can a monkey rescue a robot using an alarm clock, tape, and a calculator? duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:30 amCat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#138H] Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice * Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them!
* Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:00 amSuper Why! [#111Z] Little Miss Muffet Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story.