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TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

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KQED 9: Saturday, May 4, 2013

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.

Saturday, May 4, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19095] (original broadcast date: 5/03/13)
    * Harrison Ford on his film "42 "
    * Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32108] Tonight on Nightly Business Report -- A historic day on Wall Street. The bulls were out and the market hit new highs. But how long will the rally last? NBR will ask Mario Gabelli, Chairman and CEO of Gabelli Funds, where he's investing his money. Today's gains were fueled by a better than expected jobs report. So who's hiring, where are the jobs and is the economy stronger than many think? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2428H] May 3, 2013 Guest host: Scott Shafer.
    News Panel:
    WILDFIRES: Early spring wildfires are burning, threatening homes and scorching hundreds of acres throughout the state. As snowpack data comes in, California faces one of the driest years on record. With forests and grasslands already tinder dry, firefighters are gearing up for what could be a nasty fire season.
    FUSION TROUBLES: Using the world's largest laser, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Lab have been trying to ignite a nuclear fusion reaction in a laboratory essentially mimicking a tiny sun. Called the National Ignition Facility (NIF), the $5 billion project hopes to revolutionize energy by laying the groundwork for a potentially endless supply of clean energy. But after missing several deadlines and a management shake-up, the facility is now adjusting expectations.
    Guests: Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News & KQED; Amy Standen, KQED Science.
    NEXT MEAL: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS - What's really in your food? Last November's Proposition 37 would have required all genetically engineered foods in California to be labeled, but the initiative lost at the ballot box. Now California Democrat Senator Barbara Boxer is taking up the issue with a bill to require similar labeling by the FDA. In this report from KQED Science, producer Gabriela Quiros looks at the technology behind genetically engineered crops and what the pros and cons might be. A full half- hour documentary on the topic, "Next Meal: Engineering Food," airs at 7:30 pm, Wednesday May 8 on KQED 9.
    OUT IN BAY AREA SPORTS: First Openly Gay Man in Pro Sports Played for Oakland A's - When NBA player Jason Collins publicly came out as gay this week, many hailed him as the first active player in one of the four major US professional sports leagues to do so. However, that distinction should go to the Bay Area's Glenn Burke, a former Oakland A's baseball player who was open about his sexuality in the 1970s. While Collins' announcement has been met with more support than condemnation, Burke faced a different social and professional landscape. "Glenn was comfortable with who he was," said a childhood friend. "Baseball was not comfortable with who he was." Ted Griggs, President of Comcast SportsNet, a co-producer of the documentary Out. The Glenn Burke Story, sits down with Scott Shafer to talk about Glenn Burke, Jason Collins and the climate for gay athletes.
    duration 27:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Washington Week [#5244H] * Two students from Kazakhstan and an American teenager are charged with obstructing the police investigation into the April 15 bombing in Boston. All 3 are college friends of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Pete Williams of NBC News will have the latest on the international investigation and what the 3 friends told police about the 19-year-old bombing suspect. Michael Duffy of Time Magazine will have analysis of an exclusive Time/CNN/ORC poll done after the terror attacks in Boston that shows Americans are still more concerned about their own civil liberties than new homeland security measures.
    *Before President Obama headed to Mexico this week, he held a press conference to answer reporters' questions about his second-term priorities. While at the top of his list were tougher gun laws and comprehensive immigration reform, he also renewed his pledge to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, something he failed to do in his first term. Christi Parsons of Tribune will have analysis of how President Obama's second-term agenda is being tested by unexpected news events and growing political polarization and gridlock in Washington. Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times will report on another dilemma facing the White House; how to help Syrian refugees and rebels while avoiding direct US military intervention in Syria despite evidence the administration says that chemical weapons are being used by Syrian forces.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#804H] Pompei's Grotto, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food, SPQR * Our first restaurant, Pompei's Grotto, is a family owned spot on Fisherman's Wharf's that's been serving up fresh seafood since 1946.
    * Next, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food in Santa Clara makes homemade Southern comfort staples that satisfy heart and soul.
    *Finally, combining a bustling San Francisco vibe with an intimate and cozy setting, SPQR delivers authentic, modern Italian cuisine and original Italian wine from small producers.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Cary Grant: The Leading Man [#501] Tells the story of Archibald Leach's transformation from working class English boy to Hollywood legend. Discovered on Broadway by Mae West, Grant's combination of comic style and leading man charisma soon won him roles in the classic films "An Affair to Remember" and Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" and "Notorious." Narrated by Richard Kiley. duration 59:42   TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Mae West: and the Men Who Knew Her [#507] Born in a working-class section of Brooklyn, she became a show-business giant, a personality so distinctive she transformed forever the way women and sex would be presented on stage, in films, radio, TV and cabarets around the world. Her name was Mae West and she was the first and the most outrageous of all "blonde bombshells." Included in this retrospective are clips from such films as Night After Night, She Done Him Wrong, I'm No Angel, Belle of the Nineties, Klondike Annie, Go West Young Man, Every Day's a Holiday, and the evergreen My Little Chickadee. Also included are period archival footage, rare home movies, vintage stills, and interviews with Anthony Quinn, Robert Osborne, Rex Reed, and others. duration 56:21   TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Need To Know [#318H] Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high, millions of jobs remain unfilled because many workers do not have the necessary training to fill them. This week, NTK correspondent Rick Karr travels to the state of Washington to report on The National STEM Consortium - a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers. Also, Anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Seth Harris, the acting Secretary of Labor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#103] Letting Go THE CHAIR (NYU) - A mysterious outbreak of poisonous mold has invaded a small town. One boy attempts to understand his mother's death, his grandmother's obsession with their discarded recliner, and the roots of this short-lived, strange and inexplicable plague.
    BUNNY (Columbia) - Inspired by an event from director Robert Snow's childhood, Bunny tells the story of a young boy in a rough Philadelphia neighborhood who marches into the ghetto to retrieve his pet rabbit from the boy who stole him.
    duration 24:58   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy This program offers a fabulous anti-stress yoga sequence, presented in Peggy's gentle style that everybody can do. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US, affecting some 37 million people. Peggy shows how yoga can relieve stiffness, reduce pain and fatigue, and improve muscle and bone strength. duration 58:24   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Dr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled Dr. Wayne Dyer presents his Five Wishes Fulfilled Foundations: the five steps to living from your "highest self" and thereby attracting your deepest desires. Using his trademark humor, combined with source material drawn from some of the most original American New Thought philosophers of the 20th century, Dr. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life. Viewers learn how to use Imagination, Living from the End, Assuming the Feeling of the Wish Fulfilled, Attention and the Last 5 Minutes of Each Day to create new and astonishing thought patterns, while defeating unproductive and recurring habits. He also introduces viewers to the philosophies of influential metaphysics teacher of the 20th Century, Neville Goddard.
    Special guest Anita Moorjani joins Dr. Dyer on stage in part 3 of Wishes Fulfilled. Anita is the survivor of a near-death experience and shares her perceptions of the event with Dr. Dyer. The program concludes with a moving performance of "Amazing Grace" by the San Diego Children's Choir.
    duration 2:56:54   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1004H] Thickening with Guest Susur Lee The key to making sauces - thickening. Ming demonstrates how to make a reduction and a roux. And joining him in the kitchen is Top Chef Masters culinary sensation, Susur Lee. Together Ming and Susur will cook on the fly, using mystery ingredients and the technique of thickening to serve up two tasty dishes: Chinese-Style Paella and Seared Chicken Breast Orzo Risotto with Endive Caper Salad. duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#117H] Rollin' In Dough Soda Bread; Gros Pain; Long Proofed Baguette; Brioche; Bread Galettes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1304H] Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn about vegetarian cooking from Amanda Cohen at Dirt Candy. Back in the test kitchen, test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his favorite vegetable cleavers in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Farmhouse Vegetable and Barley Soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    California Forever [#101(] The History of California State Parks This episode highlights the discovery and creation of California's state parks system and celebrates the individuals and groups whose passion and commitment helped preserve and protect them for future generations. It takes viewers on a cultural and historical tour of our state parks highlighting key events, locales and people that made California history. The plot intersects with many important victories that saved much of California's most cherished landscapes and in the process, inspired the creation of the National Park Service and the protection of wilderness. duration 1:29:18   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal Barnard Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. Your connections with other people, entire relationships, and everything your loved ones have ever meant to you could be entirely wiped out, if you run the risk of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer's disease, based on family history and lifestyle.
    In this program, Dr. Neal Barnard proves with groundbreaking research that there is in fact, lots you can do to protect your brain and memory! He dives into 3 simple steps you can take to derail the degenerative processes that could otherwise derail you and your memory: Skip "bad fat," Knock out free radicals, Exercise your brain. Dr. Barnard also warns against potential threats to the brain, including medications, drug interactions, sleep deprivation and physical conditions that can put your memory at risk.
    While research has led to clear answers about how to prevent lung cancer and reduce heart attacks, most people have absolutely no idea that it is possible to protect their memory, brain and connections with loved ones. Dr. Barnard provides viewers with the researched-backed information, giving them the power to protect their memory, beyond simply "waiting and seeing."
    duration 1:26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Under The Streetlamp Rock 'n' Roll is here to stay as recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-Winning smash hit The Jersey Boys (the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons) deliver the sounds of the sixties in an electrifying evening of unforgettable hits. duration 1:26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#702H] Rome: Baroque Brilliance This second of 3 episodes on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathtaking Bernini statues, ponder sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, and mix and mingle with the Romans during an early evening stroll. Following an exquisite Roman dinner, we join locals after dark, lacing together the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:37 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#703H] Rome: Back-Street Riches In this third of 3 episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis - so rich in art and culture - on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners. Venturing through the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the historic Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches, we uncover charms of hidden Rome that compete with its marquee sights. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:14 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#704H] Florence: Heart of the Renaissance 15th-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of 2 episodes, we gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat - very well. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:51 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#710H] Venice: City of Dreams After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. We cruise the Grand Canal, luxuriate in a venerable cafe, and savor fresh fish canal-side with Venetian friends. Becoming as anonymous as possible in this city of masks, we'll be dazzled by masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance and get intimate with the city of Casanova - on a gondola under the moonlight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#705H] Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips In this second of 2 episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then we side-trip to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right, Pisa and Lucca, where we'll marvel at a tipsy tower, circle a city on its ramparts, and enjoy some Puccini in his hometown. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    PianoGuys: Live at Red Butte Garden, The This music show features a live performance in a spectacular venue in the foothills of Salt Lake City, combined with the wildly-popular music videos which have taken the internet by storm. This show will introduce them to PBS audiences, and also revel the "secrets" behind their unique blend of classical and popular music, and why it has connected so well with music lovers of all ages. duration 1:29:25   SRND51 TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    California Forever [#101(] The History of California State Parks This episode highlights the discovery and creation of California's state parks system and celebrates the individuals and groups whose passion and commitment helped preserve and protect them for future generations. It takes viewers on a cultural and historical tour of our state parks highlighting key events, locales and people that made California history. The plot intersects with many important victories that saved much of California's most cherished landscapes and in the process, inspired the creation of the National Park Service and the protection of wilderness. duration 1:29:18   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Ed Slott's Retirement Rescue for 2013! Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. This program is fully-updated, and a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. Ed builds on the success of his earlier programs with all new information but continues with the "Slott formula" of using humor, personal stories and detailed facts from the tax code to make his points. duration 1:59:54   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#212H] Elon Musk and Alison Van Diggelen Meet Pay Pal? cofounder Elon Musk. The man who helped transform the online retail experience now has set his sights on electric cars and space transport as the CEO of Tesla Motors and Space X. Alison van Diggelen of Fresh Dialogues moderates a riveting conversation with the Renaissance man. duration 53:13   STEREO TVG
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