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KQED 9: Thursday, October 31, 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.

Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19223] (original broadcast date: 10/30/13)
    * A discussion about the global economy with Economist magazine editors: John Micklethwait, Zanny Minton Beddoes and Philip Coggan.
    * comedian Aziz Ansari on his upcoming comedy special, "Buried Alive."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32236] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as the healthcare landscape shifts, are big changes in store for those who get their insurance from their employers? What's helping drive General Motors into its strongest financial position in years? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#705H] Restoring America's Waters Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#2804] Wolverine: Chasing The Phantom Its name stirs images of the savage, the untameable. Legend paints it as a solitary, bloodthirsty killer that roams the icy heart of the frozen north, taking down prey as large as moose, crushing bones to powder with its powerful jaws. But there is another image of the wolverine that is just beginning to emerge, one that is far more complex than its reputation suggests. This film takes viewers into the secretive world of the largest and least known member of the weasel family to reveal who this dynamic little devil truly is. Hard-wired to endure en environment of scarcity, the wolverine is one of the most efficient and resourceful carnivores on Earth. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4020] Making Stuff Colder In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Raw to Ready [#103H] Mack Truck The highway truck - a modern workhorse, a heavy hauler vital to commerce - carries an 80,000-pound payload and must operate in every condition from sub-zero cold to triple-digit heat. To survive, it must be strong, durable and fuel-efficient, like the Mack Pinnacle, an engineering achievement made possible by platinum, petroleum, copper, manganese and polyurethane. duration 54:01   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1303H] Lives Worth Living Fred Fay's life proves that one man can change the world, even though he has to lie flat on his back just to stay alive. This documentary looks at Fay's struggle to survive after a spinal cord injury and the small group of dedicated activists who formed the Disability Rights Movement to drive the nation towards equal rights. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#102] The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes.
    The Golden Pyramid Problem - Magical Forest. Peg the Bold and Brave Sir Cat, Knights of the Round Table, search far and wide to retrieve the Mermaid's golden pyramids. Primary Content: Solid shapes; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#202H] The Surprising Bean/Hear Here * The Surprising Bean - Nick keeps trying to surprise Sally, but he just can't do it! The Cat takes them to find a real surprise in the Skippylarito Fields! Once there, Cat shows them a special bean - that suddenly moves! With a shrunken Thingamajigger, they go inside the bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there. They learn that it's really the moth that causes the bean to move. What a neat surprise indeed
    * Hear Here - The kids hear chirping but can't find where it's coming from. If only they had better ears. Ears like an elephant? Or maybe an owl or even a fox? Not a problem when the Cat's around! He takes them to meet these animals with amazing ears. Back home the kids used what they learned from their new friends to find the sound - a teeny tiny cricket! What other great sounds are around?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#113H] Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier...and even fun! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#526H] Surprise Caillou! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Halloween's almost here! Hang onto your hats! It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first George needs to figure out what he's going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. Will George's quest for the perfect costume interfere with his quest for the truth? Only the curious will find out! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#113H] The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating.
    The Halloween Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later they teach fair sharing to a "friend" who turns out to be a real tiger! Primary Content: Fair Sharing; Secondary Content: Positional relationships (in front of/behind).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#204H] Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny returns home with the knowledge that snakes aren't scary - they're just another part of nature! Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom. On the way there, the Conductor gives the kids a visual lesson in "Nature's Life Cycle," explaining how a flower grows, blossoms, then wilts, and returns its seeds to the ground, to start the cycle all over again. Tiny finds her flowers at the Big Pond, both blooming and wilting, and can see nature's life cycle in action. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#139] Forgive & Forget/Mimi's Back In Town * Forgive & Forget - When Clifford forgets a play date, Cleo gets really upset. After all, she would never do that to a friend. Cleo wont even accept Clifford's apologies. But T-bone points out to Cleo that maybe she is the one who isn't being a good friend. After all, Clifford did apologize and a good friend would never hold a grudge. Cleo learns that good friends forgive (and forget!).
    * Mimi-s Back in Town - T-bone really likes Mimi, the little brown poodle who visits the Island on occasion, and is very excited to hear she's coming back again! But when Cleo starts teasing him about how much he likes Mimi, T-bone feels embarrassed and uncomfortable. He finally confronts Cleo about it and Cleo learns that teasing can be anything that makes someone feel uncomfortable.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#105] Sock It to Me/My Toy * Sock It To Me - Daffodil feels left out when Clifford and Emily Elizabeth have a great time playing with the "sock spider." Can Clifford think up a new fun way to include Daffodil in the game too?
    * My Toy - Will Clifford and the gang understand why Jorge doesn't want to share his toy?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4411H] Count Tribute The Count is running late to accept his Noble Prize for Counting. His friends on Sesame Street try to stall the judges by pretending to be him and solving a counting problem. Educational Objectives: Mathematics duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19223] (original broadcast date: 10/30/13)
    * A discussion about the global economy with Economist magazine editors: John Micklethwait, Zanny Minton Beddoes and Philip Coggan.
    * comedian Aziz Ansari on his upcoming comedy special, "Buried Alive."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#224H] Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley. duration 27:20   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1310H] Spicy Fall Sweets Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Gingersnaps. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#113] Jean-Georges Vongerichten Chef and owner of Vong in New York, Jean-Georges Vongerichten creates a three-course Thai meal of Crab Spring Rolls, Thai-Marinated Beef With Rice Noodles, and Marinated Fruit With White Peppercorn Ice Cream and Candied Rose Petals. His style of cooking uses very little fat. duration 25:34   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17304H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10789] More Spying Revelations * Instability in Iraq * Future of the GOP * Book Conversation - Lincoln in the World duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17304H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Halloween's almost here! Hang onto your hats! It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first George needs to figure out what he's going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. Will George's quest for the perfect costume interfere with his quest for the truth? Only the curious will find out! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#136H] A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10789] More Spying Revelations * Instability in Iraq * Future of the GOP * Book Conversation - Lincoln in the World duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32237] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, October turned out not to be a scary month for investors - but some big names are starting to use the "bubble" term. NBR will take a look at the bull and bear cases for your money. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#203H] Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora Authentic ingredients flown in from New York, make this delicatessen a special find; while flavors cultivated from a love affair with Mexico are the inspiration at our next stop. And finally the Veneto region of Italy is the focus, with just a dab of Hungarian. duration 26:13   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4017H] Miss Marple, Series V: The Blue Geranium Miss Marple meets with her old friend Sir Henry Clithering, asking him for help with a troubling case. She has new evidence about the Blue Geranium Murder and needs Sir Henry's help to stop the court hearing. Did the wealthy and unpopular Mary Pritchard really die of shock when the geranium in her wallpaper turned blue in the village of Little Ambrose? Could a mysterious fortune-teller or a secret love affair help solve the mystery? With the body count on the rise and no time to spare, Miss Marple and Clithering work together to find an ingenious killer and close the case once and for all. duration 1:26:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4016H] Miss Marple, Series V: The Secret of Chimneys A lavish weekend party sees Miss Marple accompany Lady Virginia Revel to her family home of Chimneys. In the middle of the night, the sound of a gunshot is heard from a secret passageway in the house and Count Ludwig Von Stainach is found dead. A chief inspector arrives from Scotland Yard to investigate, enlisting Miss Marple's help. Together they discover a coded message in the pocket of the dead count that could hold the key to the mystery. But when the bones of a young servant, murdered over 20 years ago, are uncovered Miss Marple becomes aware that the secret of Chimneys is darker than even she had realized. duration 1:24:45   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    War of the Worlds: American Experience With the CBS radio broadcast of Orson Wells' "War of the Worlds" serving as its narrative spine, the film examines the elements that together created one of the biggest mass hysteria events in US history. Public outcry, forever immortalized in thousands of letters written to CBS, the FCC and Mr. Wells himself, are dramatized in on-camera interviews, bringing to life the people who listened that night to the broadcast and thought it was either awfully good fun or the end of the world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19224H] (original broadcast date: 10/31/13)
    * Ricardo Salinas, President and CEO of Grupo Salinas.
    * filmmaker Costa-Gavras on his new film about global finance called "Capital."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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