TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Saturday, February 15, 2014
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.
12:00 amCharlie Rose [#20040] (broadcast date: 02/14/2014)
A rebroadcast of an hour with actor Bill Murray. duration 56:47 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#33033] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Stocks log their biggest weekly gain this year. Is the recent pullback over? And, our market monitor guest tonight is recommending dividend paying stocks that she says will do well in a slow growth environment. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
1:30 amWashington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5333H] While snow storms and weather delays seemed to be the big story along the Atlantic coast this week, there was plenty of news being made in the nation's capital.
* On Capitol Hill, Congress passed a "clean" debt ceiling bill and approved a measure to restore pension benefits to military retirees. Republicans hoping to avoid more bad press like during the 2013 government shutdown and with an eye on the 2014 midterm election, retreated from their original strategy to link any hike in the debt-limit to measures designed to curb the Affordable Care Act or approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The House passed the extension with mostly Democratic votes and GOP lawmakers in the Senate were forced to overcome a filibuster threat and political maneuvers by tea party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz (TX).
* The Obama administration announced another delay in the implementation of a portion of the Affordable Care Act giving some small businesses an extra year to comply with the mandate that requires employers provide health insurance for employees. And just-released health care enrollment numbers indicate the new law seems to have overcome the initial rocky rollout and is gaining traction with Americans.
Joining Gwen Ifill for a special reporters roundtable on the politics of the debt ceiling debate, GOP positioning ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, and the White House's continuing problems with the Affordable Care Act: Molly Ball of The Atlantic, Alexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics, and Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
2:00 amKQED NEWSROOM [#116H] A Dry Run For Coho Salmon, Concerns Over Pedestrian Safety and the Tenth Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage
President Obama visits California's Central Valley where he is expected to pledge $183 million in federal aid to help California farmers who lost livestock due to drought conditions. KQED Newsroom senior correspondent Scott Shafer provides analysis.
Further Reporting: Why Recent Rains Didn't Make a Bigger Dent in the Drought
A Dry Run for Coho Salmon
California's worst drought on record is taking a toll not only on fields and farms but also on iconic native species, including the endangered Central California Coast coho salmon. Low water levels have prevented many adult coho from reaching their spawning grounds in Lagunitas Creek in Marin County. Last week's rains brought a measure of relief, raising water levels enough to allow some salmon through. But as KQED reporter Dan Brekke found in talking with a fish biologist at the Marin Municipal Water District, the relief may be temporary.
Further Reporting: Marin's Salmon, the Drought, and Us
Concerns Over Pedestrian Safety After a Spike in Fatalities
A spike in fatal pedestrian traffic accidents around the Bay Area has renewed attention on both street design and driver behavior. A fatal crash this week on San Francisco's Van Ness Street brings this year's tally up to three for the city. And last year was a particular deadly year for San Jose, where 26 pedestrian fatalities were logged — the highest in nearly two decades. What's behind the spike and what can be done to calm traffic?
Chris Hwang, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland board president
Nicole Schneider, Walk San Francisco executive director
Further Reporting: Arrest Made in San Francisco's Latest Pedestrian Fatality
Tenth Anniversary of Same Sex Marriage — An Interview with Kate Kendell
It's been ten years since then-Mayor Gavin Newsom allowed marriage licenses for gay couples at City Hall in San Francisco. Same sex marriage has been on a long and winding journey since then — from a voter proposition to ban gay marriage to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act. Now seventeen states and the District of Columbia allow same sex marriage, and public opinion is rapidly changing. Scott Shafer hears from the National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Kate Kendell about her work on this civil rights issue and where it's heading next. duration 27:46 STEREO
2:30 amCheck, Please! Bay Area [#603H] Elite Cafe, Grand Oaks, Risibisi This week's guests invite Bay Area diners to sample Cajun classics and more from The Elite Cafe, share tasty bites while watching the game at Grand Oaks Restaurant and Sports Lounge, and savor earthy Italian food at Risibisi Italian Restaurant. Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
3:00 amSecrets of the Dead [#1001] Churchill's Deadly Decision In the summer of 1940 Winston Churchill faced a terrible dilemma. France had just surrendered and only the English Channel stood between the Nazi's and Britain. Germany was poised to seize the entire French fleet, one of the biggest in the world. With these ships in his hands, Hitler's threat to invade Britain could become a reality. Churchill had to make a choice. He could either trust the promises of the new French government that they would never hand over their ships to Hitler. Or he could make sure that the ships never joined the German navy by destroying them himself. Secrets of the Dead: Churchill's Deadliest Decision reveals the darkest side of Britain's Finest Hour. Some call his decision a turning point in the war, others call it a terrible betrayal and a war crime. This is the story of what Churchill did next, and why; and how 1,300 French sailors died as a result in what the French still call 'our Pearl Harbour'. In the words of French survivors, some of whom still regard Churchill as a war criminal, and one of the British sailors who opened fire on his former allies, this is the forgotten story of Churchill's deadliest decision - to sink the French Fleet. duration 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
4:00 amGreatest Raid of World War II In December 1942, 10 young marines set off to raid the port of Bordeaux in Nazi-occupied France. Their mission - Operation Frankton - was to blow up the ships that provided essential supplies for the German war machine. To reach their target, the men used so-called 'Cockleshell' canoes, specially designed for covert infiltration into enemy harbours. They had to paddle for nights on end up 70 miles of the largest and most heavily defended estuary in Europe - Gironde.
An audacious operation, they succeeded in blowing up one ship and severely damaging 4 others and according to Winston Churchill, shortened World War II by 6 months. Of the 10, 6 men were captured and executed by the Germans and 2 died of hypothermia. At the same time, a network of British trained spies were already in Bordeaux, preparing to strike the same target. Were these competing missions the result of the 'fog of war' or Whitehall rivalry? One thing is for certain, 12 young men risked their lives in an operation that should never have taken place.
In this documentary, former member of the Special Boat Service turned politician Lord Ashdown uses his experience to shed light on the challenges faced by the 'Cockleshell Heroes', recreating their incredible journey up the Gironde estuary. He also looks at the how the battle inside Whitehall raged almost as hard as the war against Nazi Germany. Churchill had created a series of competing armies, harnessing the spirit of individualism and ingenuity in the fight against Hitler - an approach that also led to confusion, suspicion and distrust. Using dramatic reconstructions to recreate the daring raid, Cockleshell Heroes brings to life a mission that would come to symbolize the fighting spirit of the British, and throws new light on the institutional rivalry that would ultimately lead the country from its darkest hours to victory. duration 50:32 STEREO TVPG
5:00 amSpark! [#405] A Sly View Spark visits with artists who use humor and wit to engage, intrigue and expand the frontiers of creativity.
* Keith Knight draws from experience as a cartoonist and finds time to hit the stage to front a hip hop band.
* Electronic sculpture artist Andrew Kleindolph constructs machines that defy logic or function for the sake of building something that might not have existed otherwise.
* Improv group 3 For All can be found "on a stage with no rules," watch as they perform without scripts, format, or preconceptions.
* And rendezvous with Toychestra, an all-woman ensemble who jam out with a wide array of children's toys and instruments. duration 28:15 STEREO TVG
5:30 amCharlie Rose - The Week [#131] * Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury * Mike Allen on the week in politics * Photgrapher Bruce Weber * Beau Willimon on season 2 of House of Cards * Actor Bill Murray * a look at the film Winter's Tale with actor Colin Farrell duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
6:00 amPeg + Cat [#109H] The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight.
The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olympic gold medal if only they knew "over," "under," and "in between." Primary Content: Over, under, in between; Secondary Content: Balance. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amCat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#209H] Little Lemmings/Keep The Beat * Little Lemmings - It's cold outside, but Nick and Sally want to keep playing. Is there a way to stay warm out in the cold? Cat's friend Lars the Lemming will know! He lives in the Wundra-Bundra-Tundra. It's cold out, but with Lars' fur coat, he doesn't even notice! They help Lars find a new home, one where there's more food for him and his family and they discover that he uses the snow to help keep him warm! Back at home the kids wear two winter coats to help them keep warm. But what's even warmer than that, hot chocolate
* Keep the Beat - Nick and Sally have been running around the backyard and now their chests are thumpity thumping! The Cat explains that that is their hearts boom boom booming! But why? wonders Sally. A visit to Dr. Giggles will answer that question. By shrinking down super small, they follow Dr. Giggles' directions to follow the path that blood takes, learning about how the heart is a pump. They watch Thing 2's heart beat faster when he runs, and slows down when he stops. With all this running around, their bodies are now making another sound - rumbling tummies! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#104H] Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. Everyone is excited, but Katerina Kittycat gets mad when someone else picks the instrument she wants to play. Music Man Stan helps guide Katerina through her mad feelings by teaching everyone how to dance, stomp and sing their mad feelings away. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:30 amCaillou [#435] New Places and New Things! Caillou and family go on a trip on Helen's boat, an old friend of Mom's. Caillou is surprised to find there's a whole house packed into the boat. Caillou learns about wind and sails, and even gets to steer the boat too! When Mom and Dad are getting ready to go out to a restaurant, Caillou doesn't understand why he can't go too! He's disappointed until Julie the babysitter suggests they make their own restaurant, complete with menus! When Caillou accidentally breaks one of his toys because his room is a mess, Mom suggests a way to make cleaning up fun: with colourful stickers and a chart. Now Caillou and Rosie get to pick out their very own stickers for brushing their teeth and cleaning up the toys in their bedrooms! When Caillou dresses himself, he learns that when you put your pants on backwards, you can change and put them on right. When he sees Dad and Grandpa in suits and ties for a big party, he changes into his grownup clothes too. Jonas, a friend of Dad's and a real cowboy, has invited the family to visit his ranch. Caillou had never met a real cowboy before. Caillou learns a lot about horses; he gets to brush a pony named Lucky, he even gets his very own cowboy hat! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
8:00 amTravelscope [#502H] Istanbul - at the Crossroads of History From its days as the capital of the Roman Empire in the 4th century to its selection as the European Capital of Culture in 2010, Istanbul has been a significant city and major crossroad between East and West for thousands of years. Its geopolitical location has created a vibrant metropolis rich with a wide range of cultural attractions. Joseph investigates the city's past and meets Istanbul's diversity head on in the bazaars, restaurants, churches, mosques and alleyways of Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
8:30 amVintage [#104H] DIY at Chimney Rock The Chimney Rock team take matters into their own hands, picking one row of grapes from their vineyard. They don't pick quite as fast as the pros and then they have to press the fruit ... by hand. At Markham Vineyards, Charlie Wolleson's grapes arrive at the winery while Rutherford Hill mourns the passing of an iconic member of the winery. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
9:00 amCheck, Please! Bay Area [#808H] Little Shin Shin, The Refuge and Canela Bistro and Wine Bar * A veteran Chinese restaurant in Oakland, Little Shin Shin Restaurant invites us to try their fresh and delicious Hunan, Sichuan, Mandarin, and Cantonese-style dishes.
* Next, the classically-trained chefs at The Refuge in San Carlos combine beer with traditionally prepared pastrami.
* Lastly, taste a little Madrid-in-San Francisco, at Canela Bistro and Wine Bar, where local ingredients blend with imported goodies from Spain. duration 26:48 STEREO TVG
9:30 amMexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#902H] Oaxaca's Live-Fire Cooking Everything tastes better cooked over a wood or charcoal fire - at least that's the Oaxacan credo. From soup to barbacoa, burning embers influence the flavor of Oaxaca's food in just the right ways. For starters, Rick guides us through the "taco corridor" at the 20 de Noviembre market just off the main square in Oaxaca. We can almost taste the richly-burnished chiles and onions as they grill alongside super-thinly sliced beef and pork and robust chorizo sausages. Then we see hot rocks plucked from the glowing embers and dropped into hot soup for making caldo de piedra (stone soup), a specialty from the village of San Felipe Usila.
La Capilla, a campestre (open air) restaurant, in the town of Zaachilla, has served lamb and goat barbacoa for more than 47 years. Rick's so enamored with the process of burying the chile-seasoned meat in glowing embers that he creates his own version on the backyard grill. Served with Oaxacan pasilla tomatillo salsa, there's meat, fire and smoke in every bite. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
10:00 amSimply Ming [#912Z] Kf Seetoh & Street Hawker Food Ming Tsai tours the famous hawker stalls of Singapore and experiences the myriad of tastes that Singapore street food has to offer. After trying the best of the best,Ming and KF Seetoh make their own version of their favorite street food right in the middle of all the action - on the fly in Singapore. duration 27:26 STEREO TVG
10:30 amEssential Pepin [#102H] Fabulous Fins Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
11:00 amAmerica's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1406H] From An Italian Bakery Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Lakota Bakery in just outside of Boston, to learn all about Florentine lace cookies from a pro. Then, in the test kitchen, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Florentine Lace Cookies at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of coffee. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Almond Biscotti. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
11:30 amCook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#512H] Great American Cookout Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Baltimore Pit Beef right at home. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers questions from viewers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ketchup. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make perfect BBQ Country-Style Ribs. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
12:00 pmCheck, Please! Bay Area [#707H] Caffe La Scala, Lers Ros and 1300 On Fillmore Caffe La Scala (Walnut Creek), Lers Ros (San Francisco) and 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
12:30 pmLidia's Kitchen [#119H] Summertime Delights Lidia prepares a light, healthy summer meal. Beat the heat with a Scallop Salad, savory Seared Sesame Chicken Breast, and a refreshing Mint Granita for dessert. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
1:00 pmJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#111H] Eat Your Vegetables Joanne eases the anxiety that can sometimes set in when a vegetarian is coming to dinner. Working with her fitness specialist student Randy she prepares a satisfying bulgur and feta salad and fried potato and spiced red pepper frittata that would satisfy vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Recipes: Bulgur, Feta and Oven-Dried Tomato Salad and Fried Potato and Spiced Red Pepper Frittata. Student: Randy Bramblett, Fitness Specialist. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
1:30 pmHealing A.D.D. with Dr. Daniel Amen ADD or ADHD is a national health crisis that continues to grow-yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children and adults are common and persistent.
In this national public television program, psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife nurse Tana Amen take a completely new look at ADD and explain 7 unique types based on the extensive brain imaging work of the Amen Clinics on tens of thousands of ADD patients. Treating all people with ADD the same invites failure and frustration and can be a disaster, as the traditional treatments that make two of the types better can make the other 5 types worse.
The show is divided into three parts. In Part One, the myths and misconceptions about ADD will be discussed as well as the hallmark ADD symptoms. In Part Two, the 7 different types of ADD will be described in detail. And, in Part Three Dr. and Mrs. Amen we'll give you a clear method for Healing ADD, including the best natural treatments. They are not opposed to medication, but think it's smart to start with lifestyle and natural treatments first. duration 1:57:22 STEREO TVG
3:30 pmConversation with Michael Krasny The host of KQED Public Radio's "Forum" sits down with Dave Iverson to discuss his career and share some of his favorite stories. duration 24:01 STEREO TVG
4:00 pmClassical Rewind (My Music) From the romantic mood of Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' to the dramatic emotions of Orff's 'O Fortuna', this program visits the greatest compositions and composers of all time. The program weaves the stories of their works with visual interpretations of the music set to iconic images of nature, fantasy, historical locations, architecture and art. Interviews with contemporary performers in both the classical and popular arenas offer shared musical memories and personal favorites.
The program is designed to reach both long-time music lovers as well as those beginning the journey of exploring the masterworks. For many, this is the music they grew up enjoying and appreciating. For others, the melodies are recognizable from movies, television, commercials and even Fourth of July celebrations. This special explores the origins of the music, stories and anecdotes about the composers and their works, and how so many of the classics have become part of our common culture. duration 1:29:07 STEREO TVG
5:30 pmPBS NewsHour Weekend [#147H] Included: The tech bug has hit Africa, spurring rapid innovation in mobile phone technology and creating greater access to the internet. Martin Seemungal reports from Kenya, the East African nation leading the trend. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
6:00 pmBlood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet Dr. Mark Hyman explains America's Big Fat Problem with food addiction and provides a step-by-step process for ending food addiction and reversing diabesity. duration 1:57:07 STEREO TVG
8:00 pmKiss Me Deadly [#1009] (1955) Mickey Spillane's private eye Mike Hammer is pulled by a doomed female hitchhiker into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue. duration 1:46:19 TVG
9:48 pmRun Silent, Run Deep [#1022] (1958) This taut WWII submarine drama features a smart script, strong performances and well-executed action. Clark Gable stars as Commander "Rich" Richardson, obsessed with sinking the Japanese ship that shot his boat out from under him in a 1942 encounter in the Bongo Straits of Japan. About a year later, Richardson is given command of the USS Nerka, with an existing crew loyal to their Executive Officer Lt. Jim Bledsoe (Burt Lancaster), who many think should have been given the helm instead. The tension between the two professional submariners and the hostility of the crew towards their new skipper play against the captain's single-minded determination for revenge against the destroyer dubbed Bongo Pete. Directed by Robert Wise, the cast also features Jack Warden, Brad Dexter, and Don Rickles. duration 1:33:02
11:22 pmImageMakers [#1008H] Modern Times DAS TUB - New Zealand
Lost in the frozen depths of the ocean, a German submarine crew find themselves encountering objects stranger than they can fathom. The truth turns their world topsy-turvy leaving them literally and figuratively in over their heads. A satiric homage to the classic German feature Das Boot. Directed by James Cunningham.
WATCHING - England
A young man sits alone in a cafe spying on the cute waitress not knowing that he himself is being watched. When a stranger approaches him and strikes up a conversation, he is given an opportunity that could change his life forever. Opportunities present themselves for the briefest of moments. If you miss them they don't come back, but is the risk worth it? Directed by Max Myers. Principal cast: Ian Hart, Charlie Cattrall, and Susannah Fielding.
ABOVE THE KNEE - Canada
Jack's restrictive suit and tie career has never been a good fit for him. His home and love life is also in a rut. A radical shake up is in order. When he breaks the mold at work by dressing differently, all of his relationships miraculously improve and actually sets his colleagues free to also express themselves. Director, writer, and producer Greg Atkins tackles sexual politics and the tyranny of gender conformity with a wry comedic touch. Principal cast: Stephen Bogeart, Naomi Sniekus, Allen Altman, and Victoria Adilman. duration 28:09 STEREO TVG
12:00 amBlood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet Dr. Mark Hyman explains America's Big Fat Problem with food addiction and provides a step-by-step process for ending food addiction and reversing diabesity. duration 1:57:07 STEREO TVG