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KQED 9: Thursday, May 24, 2012

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Thursday, May 24, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18108H] (original broadcast date: 05/23/12)
    * Naguib Sawiris, founder of the Free Egyptians Party reports from Cairo on the Egyptian Presidential Elections
    * Director Philip Kaufman on his new film "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
    * Diane Ravitch on her book "The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31233Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#319H] Napa Wineries Face Global Warming/Mercury in San Francisco Bay Will Climate Change effect Napa Valley wine production? And mercury leftover from the Gold Rush is making its way up the Bay Area food chain, endangering wildlife and human health. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#2808H] The Himalayas The Himalayan mountain system is the planet's highest and home to the world's highest peaks. Nature explores the diversity of wildlife and habitats of this mountain chain starring the mysterious snow leopard. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#3701] Killer Subs In Pearl Harbor Nova joins an exclusive dive beneath the waters of Pearl Harbor to trace new clues to the historic sinking of the USS Arizona. 1177 crew members perished in the dramatic 1941 sinking of the storied battleship-the greatest loss of life in US naval history. For decades, it has been thought that the Arizona was brought down by fire from Japanese aircraft. But the discovery of a Japanese "midget sub" displaced from the scene of the battle raises new questions about the Arizona's final hours. Severed into three pieces and dropped in 1200-foot deep water outside of the harbor, the sub matches four other experimental vessels discovered in shallower water closer to the harbor entrance. All were equipped with a pair of torpedoes - but only the torpedoes of the fifth sub are still missing, apparently fired at an unknown target. What was the submarine's mission? Why was it laid to rest so far from the harbor? What was the fate of its two-man crew? With unprecedented access to the Arizona wreckage, Nova teams up with the Hawaii Undersea Research Lab to use manned deep submersibles in an attempt to resurrect the fifth midget submarine. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Nova [#3418H] Missing In MiG Alley In 1950, Russian and American fighters clashed over Korea in one of the fastest dogfights ever seen. This was the world's first jet war, pitting the two most advanced planes of their day, the American F-86 Sabre and the Soviet MIG-15, in furious air battles that pushed their pilots' skills to the limit. The epicenter of the air campaign was MIG Alley, a strip of airspace between the Korean-Chinese border. Flying higher and faster then ever before, American and British pilots had little idea of the hidden dangers that awaited them if they were shot down. The program follows the poignant and sometimes harrowing efforts of family members to trace what happened to pilots who disappeared more then a half-century ago. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    KQED Local Heroes Celebration [#101H] APA Heritage Celebration Join us in honoring Gerrye Wong, Ivan Jaigirdar, Anuj Vaidya, Anil Godhwani and Kimberly S. G. Chang, MD. duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#146H] Machines B. Max invents a new machine called the "Seed Sower 7000" to simplify their work in the garden. It is such a great idea, that the dogs think of all kinds of machines they should make to simplify life at the clubhouse. Razzles finds a music machine that's so good at playing the band's songs it replaces everybody - including Razzles! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#118H] Let The Rhinos Roll! The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#1102] Arthur Sells Out/Mind Your Manners Arthur Sells Out - To earn the money he needs to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's Web site. At first, sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." His toys fly off the (cyber) shelf, but is bending the truth to earn money worth losing his friends? Mind Your Manners - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all-school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back...and does he even want it back? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#319] Springtime for Caillou Caillou's Valentines - It's Valentine's Day and Daddy surprises Mommy with a bouquet of roses at breakfast. Caillou is intrigued by the cupid on his card from Mommy. At playschool the children make valentines for all their friends. Caillou imagines he's cupid when he is delivering his cards to the appropriate mailboxes, but is upset to find he's lost his special card for his best friend Leo. Luckily, with Miss Martin's help he makes a new one and Leo really likes it! Hello Spring! - Caillou is very sad when his snowman melts away in the warm spring sunshine. He doesn't want winter to end. He helps Daddy clean up the yard and learns about composting. And during a walk in the park he is reminded of all the good things about spring - the birds returning, the warm weather, the fun things he can do outside. By the time they return home and Caillou finds the first crocuses of spring, he has decided that he's glad spring is here. Caillou's April Fool - Daddy plays an April Fool's trick on Mommy, setting all the clocks ahead one hour. They explain all about April Fool's Day to Caillou, who is determined to join in the fun. The hard part however, is thinking of a good trick to play. After a couple of unsuccessful attempts, Caillou plays a couple of good tricks on Mommy and on Daddy too. April Fool! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#217] Curious George Sinks The Pirates/This Little Pig * Curious George Sinks the Pirates: Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund, is also quite the boats-dog and longs to set sail on the ocean blue. Hundley's dream becomes "reality" one night when he dozes off to sleep - and into a big maritime adventure. Aboard the S.S. Dignified, the most orderly ship to ever set sail, Captain Hundley and his crew - Gnocchi, Charkie, and First Mate George - gear up for a watery quest. Yet it's not exactly smooth sailing when Yellow Hat the Pirate and his crew attempt to take control of the vessel (Arrr!) and his own First Mate almost sinks the ship! Can Captain Hundley stay dignified and save the day?
    * This Little Piggy: For George, Dulson's Toy Store is irresistible, especially since it's where he finds the sailboat of his dreams. But he learns that the boat costs five dollars - and now exactly 500 pennies stand between George and his big dream! After scouring his room and his penny reserve George comes up short, but then sets out to earn the rest of the money by doing everything from house chores to harmonica performances. The Man with the Yellow Hat gives George a special piggy bank in which to store his new savings - and, if George can only find a way to break open the bank to retrieve his funds, he'll discover that 100 nickels saved is indeed one sailboat earned.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#134] Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. Cat suggests that playing on water is even more fun! But how? A trip to Splishy Splashy Pond to meet Walker the water strider will show them. Walker shows how he's able to stay on top of the water with the help of air bubbles as he journeys to the other side of the pond. Back at home, Sally and Nick are ready travel to the other side of the pool! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#160Z] The Muddled-Up Fairytales Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#110] Laura The Giganotosaurus/Dinosaur Poop! Laura the Giganotosaurus - Buddy spends time with Laura Giganotosaurus, a large dinosaur who always rides the Dinosaur Train and, like Buddy, is a three-toed theropod! Buddy also discovers that Laura is an avid bird-watcher. Dinosaur Poop! - Buddy and Tiny learn that all creatures poop, even really big dinosaurs. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#217] Clifford's Cookie Craving/Jetta's Friend Clifford's Cookie Craving - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Mr. Bleakman bakes a giant cookie for the Birdwell Fair, then leaves it unattended. Clifford gets one whiff of it and, try as he might, simply can't resist the temptation to taste it. Mr. Bleakman forgives the Big Dog when he realizes that everyone makes mistakes - including the mistake of leaving too big of a temptation in front of a child. Jetta's Friend - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend When her pen pal visits the island, nothing goes as Jetta planned, but to her own surprise, she has fun anyway! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#113] No Small Parts, Only Small Puppies/Sing-A-Song Norville * Hoop Dreams: When Evan joins the school basketball team he is discouraged by the fact that he's much smaller than his teammates. Can Clifford help Evan learn to use his small size to his advantage?
    * Doggie Duds: When Jorge neglects to take off a new sweater that Nina knit him, he accidentally rips it while playing with Clifford. Jorge must decide if he will tell Nina the truth.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4288H] Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. Zoe has an idea! What about a lovely tutu? Zoe surprises Stinky with a tutu to wear when he dances. Stinky tries to dance, but is unable to, as he is a plant in a pot! Rosita and Cookie Monster come along with their own presents. Rosita brings Stinky a guitar but his leaves scratch the strings and make a horrible sound. Next, Cookie Monster rushes in with a plate of cookies but plants don't eat cookies. Big Bird comes along and gives Stinky balloons. He ties the balloons to Stinky's pot, but Stinky begins to fly away! Luckily, Chris rescues him and brings him back safely to the ground. Elmo explains to Chris that they have been trying to get Stinky the perfect birthday gift. Chris reminds Elmo they should think about what Stinky would like for his birthday not what each of them would like. Elmo asks Stinky what plants need. That's easy! He already has soil, so he needs water, sunlight and love! Big Bird carries Stinky's pot over to a spot on the table in the sun, Cookie Monster carries over a pitcher of water and waters Stinky, and Zoe and Rosita give him a big hug! Then they throw him a big birthday party and sing about the importance of giving sun, water, and love to plants like Stinky! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18108H] (original broadcast date: 05/23/12)
    * Naguib Sawiris, founder of the Free Egyptians Party reports from Cairo on the Egyptian Presidential Elections
    * Director Philip Kaufman on his new film "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
    * Diane Ravitch on her book "The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Use Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr. Daniel Amen Award-winning psychiatrist, brain imaging expert and best-selling author Dr. Daniel Amen will show you how to look and feel younger every day by boosting the physical power of your brain. duration 1:57:13   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10335H] Renewed Fears After Summit * Domestic Effects From Trouble Abroad * Age Of The Machine * CIA Operative Jailed * Wrongful Execution In Texas duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#18145] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#217] Curious George Sinks The Pirates/This Little Pig * Curious George Sinks the Pirates: Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund, is also quite the boats-dog and longs to set sail on the ocean blue. Hundley's dream becomes "reality" one night when he dozes off to sleep - and into a big maritime adventure. Aboard the S.S. Dignified, the most orderly ship to ever set sail, Captain Hundley and his crew - Gnocchi, Charkie, and First Mate George - gear up for a watery quest. Yet it's not exactly smooth sailing when Yellow Hat the Pirate and his crew attempt to take control of the vessel (Arrr!) and his own First Mate almost sinks the ship! Can Captain Hundley stay dignified and save the day?
    * This Little Piggy: For George, Dulson's Toy Store is irresistible, especially since it's where he finds the sailboat of his dreams. But he learns that the boat costs five dollars - and now exactly 500 pennies stand between George and his big dream! After scouring his room and his penny reserve George comes up short, but then sets out to earn the rest of the money by doing everything from house chores to harmonica performances. The Man with the Yellow Hat gives George a special piggy bank in which to store his new savings - and, if George can only find a way to break open the bank to retrieve his funds, he'll discover that 100 nickels saved is indeed one sailboat earned.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#134] Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. Cat suggests that playing on water is even more fun! But how? A trip to Splishy Splashy Pond to meet Walker the water strider will show them. Walker shows how he's able to stay on top of the water with the help of air bubbles as he journeys to the other side of the pond. Back at home, Sally and Nick are ready travel to the other side of the pool! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#106H] Platypus Cafe While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. Science Concept: Organisms use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves. Different senses give different information. Platypus have a special electromagnetic sense that detects objects, like food. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10335H] Renewed Fears After Summit * Domestic Effects From Trouble Abroad * Age Of The Machine * CIA Operative Jailed * Wrongful Execution In Texas duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31234Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#705H] All Spice, Sorella Di Zza's & Hillstone We follow the full-bodied aromas wafting around San Mateo to All Spice, a hidden gem serving tantalizing Indian fusion dishes. Next, Oakland's family friendly Sorella di Zza's cooks up authentic Italian recipes that owner Regina's Grandma used to make. Finally, we end the show just off San Francisco's Embarcadero at Hillstone where the food is plentiful and the service shines. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Superstars of Seventies Soul Live (My Music) An exciting once-in-a-lifetime gathering with the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B, soul and disco artists - all original performers, singing their greatest "Jammin Oldies" hits. Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts this special, recorded at the Borgata Ballroom in Atlantic City in 2003.
    Preliminary Song List:
    * Act One: Lady Marmelade - Patti LaBelle; Brick House - Commodores; Best Of My Love - Emotions; Oh Girl / Have You Seen Her - Chi Lites Reunion
    * Act Two: Turn Back The Hands Of Time - Tyrone Davis; Right Back Where We Started From - Maxine Nightingale; You Are Everything / Betcha By Golly Wow - Stylistics; You Make Me Feel Brand New - Stylistics
    * Act Three: If You Don't Know Me By Now - Harold Melvin's Blue Notes; Disco Inferno - Trammps; If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman; Boogie Nights - Heatwave; Always and Forever - Heatwave
    * Act Four: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae; Love On A Two Way Street - Moments; Shining Star - Manhattans; We Are Family - Sister Sledge
    duration 2:29:02   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Kickstart Your Health with Dr. Neal Barnard For years, Dr. Neal Barnard has been at the forefront of cutting-edge research on what it really takes to lose weight and restore the body to optimal health. Now, Dr. Barnard unveils the secrets to reprogramming your body quickly and getting your body on track to better health fast.
    Maybe you'd like to lose weight, lower your cholesterol or improve your energy. Or perhaps you'd like to go vegan for the animals and the environment. Now is your chance to do it in a way that is engaging and fun. Whether you're drawn to chocolate, cookies, potato chips, cheese burgers and fries, Dr. Neal Barnard's advice and plant-based diet will provide delicious and healthy alternatives that do not include meat, dairy, seafood and other animal based products.
    duration 1:27:01   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18109H] (original broadcast date: 05/24/12)
    * Don Gogel, CEO of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice discusses private equity in the presidential race < br />* Andy Cohen on his book "Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
Thursday, May 24, 2012

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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 17, 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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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.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.