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KQED 9: Thursday, July 5, 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, July 5, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18138H] (original broadcast date: 07/04/12)
    a rebroadcast of a roundtable on Presidential leadership with Doris Kearns Goodwin; Michael Beschloss; Jim Fallows; Jon Meacham; and Robert Caro
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31263Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#406] Ice Age Bay Area / Hepatitis C Visit the Bay Area at the end of the last Ice Age, when camels and lions roamed the landscape; and learn about recent breakthroughs that may produce a cure for Hepatitis C, the disease that claims more than 10,000 American lives each year duration 26:18   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Capitol Fourth [#2012H] Celebrate America's birthday with the country's favorite Independence Day tradition. Tom Bergeron takes the helm as the new host of the star-spangled affair, which features an inspiring Olympic tribute to Team USA and performances by Megan Hilty, Javier Colon, Kool & the Gang, Kelli O'Hara and the National Symphony Orchestra, topped off by the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. The festivities air live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, on National Public Radio and to our troops around the world on the American Forces Network. duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Capitol Fourth [#2012H] Celebrate America's birthday with the country's favorite Independence Day tradition. Tom Bergeron takes the helm as the new host of the star-spangled affair, which features an inspiring Olympic tribute to Team USA and performances by Megan Hilty, Javier Colon, Kool & the Gang, Kelli O'Hara and the National Symphony Orchestra, topped off by the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. The festivities air live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, on National Public Radio and to our troops around the world on the American Forces Network. duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Forever Wild: Celebrating America's Wilderness This film celebrates America's commitment to wilderness preservation. It captures the glory of undeveloped, wild places through stunning images and the passionate tales of America's modern wilderness heroes - volunteers who have spent countless hours and immeasurable energy working to ensure that the public lands they love remain forever wild. These are tales of vision and dedication by Americans who work to preserve a legacy of wilderness for all to enjoy. The program is hosted by Robert Redford and features the prose of Terry Tempest Williams read by the author as well as original music. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#118] Rain A hole in the roof has the dogs trying to figure out how to catch the rain drops. Plus, Raggs wants to paint the mailbox, but the weather interrupts his plans. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#130H] The Food Chain Game Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#910] Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues * Binky Goes Nuts - When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy.
    * Breezy Listening Blues - Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing atthe Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#403] Just for Laughs Caillou's clowning around today and having a wonderful time. Seeing Bravo the magician at a friend's birthday party inspires Caillou to become Caillou the Great and put on a magic show of his own. He plays the clown for a wary Rosie, who's afraid of clowns until Caillou shows her they're just people wearing silly costumes. Then, Caillou gets to go to a parade; has another pretend parade with Dad; and even makes puppet clowns with Grandma. Caillou is very excited when the family takes a trip across country by train. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#401H] Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing * Personal Trainer - Professor Wiseman has generous sponsors for an exciting expedition if she completes a fund-raising footrace. But her first practice run is a disaster and she's about to give up until George volunteers to help her train. He's a great runner, so this should be easy, right? Not so! The first day of training leaves Professor Wiseman exhausted, thirsty and bored. George learns there is a lot to training as he becomes expert on stretching, keeping hydrated, and pacing yourself. But can he transfer all this to Professor Wiseman and find that secret ingredient that will keep her motivated to stay the course and finish the race?
    * Sprout Outing - George has just been made an Honorary Junior Sprout of Country County and is thrilled to be on his first trip with the troop, especially since the Man with the Yellow Hat is the new Sprout Master. The plan is for a nice, relaxed vegetation exploration at the Incredible Edible Arboretum, but things don't go as planned! First, the troop gets lost following Assistant Sprout Master Bill's directions, then George gets separated from the rest and discovers a man sawing branches off a tree. That's in violation of Sprout's rules, and George decides he needs to be stopped! Will George be able to prevent this man from harming more trees and earn his Sprout stripes along the way?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#105H] Flower Power/Snowman's Land * Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive.
    * Snowman's Land - Sally and Nick have just finished making a statue of the Cat in the Hat out of snow, but he's starting to melt! Good thing Cat knows where to take the melting snowcat: to the cold and snowy north! In the arctic, the kids skate on a frozen lake, make snow sculptures, and learn that water can freeze and melt when it's cold or warm outside. Because it's getting warmer back home, they leave their snowcat sculpture there so they can come back and visit him!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#120Z] The Emperor's New Clothes Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#215H] Dinos A to Z, Part 1, The Big Idea/Dinos A to Z, Part 2, Spread The Word While riding the Dinosaur Train with Buddy and Mom, Tiny gets the idea to gather all the dinosaurs in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song for a picnic at Troodon Town. The Conductor agrees, and the Train starts picking up dinosaurs, as Tiny and Buddy help keep track of how many of the different species have come on board, and where they are on the dinosaur A to Z list. The Dinosaur Train continues traveling around the Mesozoic picking up more and more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song, on the way to a picnic at Troodon Town. As more train cars are added, and the rest of the Pteranodon family comes on board, Tiny and Mrs. Conductor team up to help keep order on the increasingly crowded Train. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#121] Good-Bye T-Bone/The Truth About Dogs and Cats * Good-Bye T-Bone - Sheriff Lewis and T-Bone are moving. Cleo and Clifford think that they are leaving Birdwell Island entirely so they set out to give T-Bone the best day of his life.
    * The Truth About Dogs and Cats - T-Bone can't have cats in his tree, everyone says so. The dogs' attempts to scare the cats away don't work very well.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#104] Paw Print Picasso/Hup Hup * Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player.
    * Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. They learn that people change and adjustments have to be made.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4291H] Princess Show Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. Abby leaps even higher. The penguin takes a running start and leaps so high she lands on a balcony and can't get down! Uh-oh! Suddenly, a prince enters and offers to rescue the penguin. He calls for her to let down her hair as the prince does in "Rapunzel," but penguins don't have any hair! Abby flies up and brings the penguin safely to the ground. Next, Abby, Rosita and the penguin go princess-roller skating, but the penguin can't find her second skate. Never fear! The prince comes along to help. He pulls out a glass slipper, just as the prince does in "Cinderella", but the penguin can't skate with a glass slipper! Abby suggests they just look for the other skate. They find it and continue skating. Abby skates fast. Rosita skates even faster. The penguin skates the fastest and looses control. She crashes into a mailbox and gets stuck! The prince comes along to rescue her and give her a kiss, just like in "Sleeping Beauty" and "Snow White", but a kiss won't help the penguin get out of the mailbox. Rosita has a better idea! What if they cooperate and work together to help pull her out? It works! But the prince is upset. He wasn't able to rescue a princess even once today. Abby explains that just because they are dressed as princesses, doesn't mean they have to be saved. The prince agrees and they happily play a game of football together. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18138H] (original broadcast date: 07/04/12)
    a rebroadcast of a roundtable on Presidential leadership with Doris Kearns Goodwin; Michael Beschloss; Jim Fallows; Jon Meacham; and Robert Caro
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1204H] Chocolate Torte Host Christopher Kimball visits the Hotel Sacher Vienna to taste Sacher torte, and test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows him how to make foolproof Chocolate Torte at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of baking chocolate. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best nut choppers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Baking with Julia [#308] Nick Malgieri Nick Malgieri, master teacher at Peter Kump's New York Cooking School and author of several award-winning books on baking, demonstrates authentic Sicilian specialties like savory pizza rustica and fig-filled treats called "X" cookies. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    QUEST [#406] Ice Age Bay Area / Hepatitis C Visit the Bay Area at the end of the last Ice Age, when camels and lions roamed the landscape; and learn about recent breakthroughs that may produce a cure for Hepatitis C, the disease that claims more than 10,000 American lives each year duration 26:18   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2638Z] Tavis talks with former US Secretary of State Colin Powell about his new book, It Worked for Me. The retired US Army general also shares why he has yet to endorse anyone in the 2012 presidential race, and explains his views on domestic policy and unemployment. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10404H] duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17187] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#314] George Measures Up/Something New Under The Sun * George Measures Up - Chef Pisghetti is cooking one up for the records book - a strand of spaghetti that measures 30 feet! When the Chef leaves for an important appointment, George protects the noodle from being destroyed by a playful Gnocchi. Later, the Chef calls to ask George how tall the building next door is, but George doesn't have anything long enough to measure with... or does he? Chef Pisghetti returns and sees a monkey measuring a building with the world's longest noodle. Now That's one for the record books!
    * Something New Under the Sun - To beat the scorching summer heat, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat visit the museum, which is the only place in town with power, due to its new solar energy panel. George sees how the sun can charge batteries, and the Man agrees to make his famous lasagna as a surprise for Dr. Levit's birthday. But how can the Man make his lasagna without power for his electric oven? Can a monkey's new knowledge of solar power be the key to baking the world's first solar-energy birthday lasagna?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#103H] Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing * Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together!
    * Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#128H] A Huge Orange Problem While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. But Zach has sent his Zachbots to fell the trees of the orangutan forest, and Martin and Chris activate the orangutan powers of the Creature Power Suit to rid the forest of saw-armed Zachbots, and save the orangutans rainforest home. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10404H] duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31264Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#602H] Nettie's Crab Shack, Dragon Rouge, Walzwerk This week's guests reveal their favorite Bay Area restaurants. San Francisco's own delicacy, Dungeness crab, shines at Nettie's Crab Shack, diners look to Dragon Rouge for fresh and flavorful Vietnamese, and hearty East German fare tops the menu at Walzwerk. Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Old Amusement Parks Long before giant theme parks and computer-controlled thrill rides, America was punctuated by beautiful, charming amusement parks where many families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day. This program celebrates these pre- Disney parks - some that continue to thrive, as well as a few that are now part of history. It catches a ride on old wooden roller coasters, vintage bumper cars and many other cool classic rides as it looks at amusing amusement park history and discovers what's so special about these amazing places.
    The show visits Playland in Rye, New York, and Kennywood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - the only two parks in the country recognized as National Historic Landmarks. At Northern California's Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, viewers hop on the antique Loeff carousel (circa 1911), where brave riders can still lean out and grab for the "brass ring." The special also travels to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana - a traditional old "themed" amusement park, where sections of the park represent different holidays such as Christmas, Halloween and the Fourth of July. It's one of the few places where people can talk to Santa in August.
    Using his trademark "scrapbook documentary" style, award-winning producer Rick Sebak takes viewers across the country in this wonderful celebration of old wooden and mechanical getaways and the communities that support them. Viewers find out how the parks have changed over the years and how they've remained the same.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 100 Years, Millions of Memories This documentary about the Boardwalk is filled with rare film footage, vintage photographs, and heartfelt interviews which capture the Santa Cruz Boardwalk's enduring appeal to children of all ages. duration 1:29:17   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    POV [#2503H] The City Dark Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America's brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, "The City Dark" provides a fascinating introduction to the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Clearing The Smoke: The Science of Cannabis Montana's Medical Marijuana law has been the subject of intense controversy and criticism. While the media has covered the social issues well, there has been little discussion about the science. This documentary reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis.
    Personal stories of relief from pain, nausea and epileptic seizures frame a scientific discussion of both the therapeutic potential and the very real side effects of cannabis as a medicine. The program details the government restrictions and financial difficulties of doing research on the plant, but it also highlights the legitimate work being done by scientists across the nation, including one South Carolina researcher who is uncovering its potential to treat auto-immune diseases and certain types of cancer. Interviews include Dr. Igor Grant, Director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Dr. Eric Voth, longtime medical marijuana critic and Drug Policy Advisor to Presidents Reagan, Bush Senior, Clinton and Bush Junior.
    duration 56:49   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18139H] (original broadcast date: 07/05/12)
    * Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons, and Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation
    * Jane Harman, President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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