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TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

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KQED 9: Thursday, July 3, 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.

Thursday, July 3, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20138] (original broadcast date: 7/02/14)
    * A conversation about the 3 Al Jazeera journalists who were sentenced by an Egyptian Court last week with: David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times
    * Steve Inskeep, host of NPR's "Morning Edition"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33131] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    QUEST [#303] Asteroid Hunters/Sudden Oak Death Find out how scientists are tracking the thousands of objects orbiting near Earth, some of which could become a deadly disaster. And find out what's devastating Bay Area oak trees. duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#3001H] Siberian Tiger Quest Chris Morgan has tracked large predators in some of the wildest and most remote places on Earth. He now embarks on his greatest challenge - to find and film the Siberian tiger living wild and free in Russia's far eastern forests. This film features the work of Korean cameraman, Sooyong Park, who spent two years in the forest tracking and filming the world's biggest cat. Park's tracking technique was very unconventional. He dug himself into an underground pit and, incredibly, waited there for weeks at a time, hoping for a glimpse of a wild tiger. Morgan adopts the same method while he shares with us firsthand the difficulty of seeing the rare Siberian tiger. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4103H] Ghosts of Murdered Kings Nova follows archaeologists and forensic experts in Ireland's County Tipperary in their methodical hunt for clues to the identity and the circumstances of various violent deaths of bog body victims. A new theory emerges that they are those of ritually murdered kings, gruesomely slain to assure the fertility of land and people. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 am
    World of Stonehenge [#101Z] Age of Cosmology The land, and the stone that comes from it, is viewed as sacred. Stonehenge is the centre of this landscape, a place where the living can commune with the dead, and through which the recently dead can pass into the world of the ancestors. duration 51:48   STEREO
  • 4:53 am
    World of Stonehenge [#102Z] Age of Bronze Metal comes to Britain from Europe. The art of using fire and of working metal is a religious activity. The first swords appear, and warriors challenge the shaman class. Wealth, imports and exports create new social forces. After thousands of years, Stonehenge is abandoned. duration 1:06:02   STEREO
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#101H] The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100.
    The Space Creature Problem - The Purple Planet. Peg, Cat and Richard must get the 100 chickens away from Big Mouth and back to their spaceship. Primary Content: Counting by tens; Secondary Content: The number 100.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#108H] Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better * Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain!
    * No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#118H] Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. All of his friends remind him to keep on trying and finally, he succeeds! O Builds a Tower - In the block corner at school, O the Owl is determined to use all of the blocks to build the tallest tower in the world. After many failed attempts, he is frustrated, but Teacher Harriet and O's friends encourage him to try once again. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#134H] Little Howler Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. With this knowledge and wolf-powered Creature Power Suits the bros are able to fend off a hungry cougar and finally return the pup to his wolf pack. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#207H] Bugs Or Monkeys? A miniaturized Martin wants to check out insects in the rainforest, but Chris wants to investigate the world of the Spider monkey. Chris wins when he puts "mini" Martin in his backpack and heads off through the treetops. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#801H] Toy Monkey/George and Allie's Game Plan * Toy Monkey - George is ecstatic. Great Aunt Sylvia dropped by with a special present - a toy front loader that's...defective? No problem! Aunt Sylvia and George take the front loader back to the toy factory. But they find a room full of broken toys and no one to fix them. What will they do? With a hand drill, pickles, and a little ingenuity. .. anything is possible
    * George and Allie's Game Plan - It's "fair day" at the elementary school and Allie is determined to win the giant stuffed bear. But knocking down all the ducks is not as easy as it looks (or quacks). George builds a practice game at home complete with quacking sounds. Will Allie's practice and perseverance help her win the bear?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#216] Curious George, Web Master/The Big Sleepy * Curious George, Web Master: While repainting the Endless Park statue for City Heritage Week, the Man's Yellow Hat blows away. While George races to recover his friend's treasure he stumbles across another -an elaborately spun spider web! Can a monkey become a web spinner and catch whatever he wants? George wants to try and he uses thread, rubber bands, tape and twine to create his own traps. The big test of his web spinning skills, however, comes back at the Park when stormy weather threatens both the Man's newly painted statue and the spider webs that inspired his web building in the first place. Can George find a way to use tarp and trees and become a true web master?
    * The Big Sleepy: Bill and George go fishing on a brisk fall day. Noticing that George is cold, Bill explains that if George were a bear he'd be able to hibernate - and thus skip the cold and sleep through the winter. George thinks this is a great idea! So he prepares for his own hibernation by eating everything in the house and decorating his room to resemble a dark cave to keep out all the light. But why isn't he tired? Maybe he could get to sleep if he could block out the noises, too. George discovers that pillows and extra blankets might be able to muffle animal noises, but what could possibly block out the Man with the Yellow Hat's tuba sound?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#109H] A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation * A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things!
    * Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#108H] The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns.
    The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg and Cat are helping their pal Ludwig Van Beethoven write a symphony, Cat laughs in a certain pattern that gives Beethoven a great idea. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Ordinal Numbers.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#134H] Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Diamond Anniversary * Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum.
    * Diamond Anniversary - Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon decide to surprise each other with gifts on their anniversary. Despite some close calls, the kids help each of them to keep their gifts a secret until the perfect moment when the whole family can celebrate.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4278H] The All Our Senses Club Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. Next they see a very miserable Oscar who has allergies and cannot tell which of his containers of milk is sour. Gabi tells the club to use their sense of smell. They do, and Oscar gets to enjoy his yucky milk. The group, now known as the Excellent Eyes and Nose Club, sees Baby Bear who is upset because he may have used salt instead of sugar on his porridge. Alan suggests using their sense of taste, and they happily discover that the porridge is sweet. The Excellent Eyes, Nose, and Tongue Club then happen to see an upset Big Bird who thinks Radar has fallen behind the toy chest. After trying their other senses first, Gordon suggests they use their sense of touch, and Radar is found. The Excellent Eyes, Nose, Tongue, and Fingers Club then run into Little Bo Peep who cannot find her sheep. After trying everything else, they realize they can try their ears - the fifth sense. They hear some baaing and find the sheep in the garden. Now that they have used all five senses, the club decides to change its name to the Excellent All Our Senses Club. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20138] (original broadcast date: 7/02/14)
    * A conversation about the 3 Al Jazeera journalists who were sentenced by an Egyptian Court last week with: David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times
    * Steve Inskeep, host of NPR's "Morning Edition"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#802H] Zare at Fly Trap, Barrio Fiesta, Flora You don't have to travel far for Persian influenced Mediterranean cuisine as you can find it right here in San Francisco at Zare at Fly Trap.
    * And, anyone looking for a festive location to celebrate with friends and family should visit Milpitas where Barrio Fiesta specializes in Filipino cooking.
    * Finally, for a great place to relax and admire the surroundings you can pop into the old flower depot building in Oakland where Flora serves up their signature cocktails.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1226H] Bistro-Style Steak and Potatoes Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the five-star meal at home and serves it with Potato Galette. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for wine openers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Julia Child: Cooking with Master Chefs [#116] Alice Waters Alice Waters owns and runs the renowned Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley, CA, which is considered by many to be ground-zero for " California Regional Cuisine." She prepares a Shaved Fennel, Mushroom and Parmesan Salad, a Green Olive Tapenade, a Beet, Blood Orange, Walnut and Arugula Salad, and an appetizer of Prosciutto with warm, wilted greens. duration 26:08   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17184H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11003] JOBS REPORT - The unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1%, the lowest level since September 2008. The most recent jobs report is out and economics correspondent Paul Solman provides his analysis.
    AIRPORT SECURITY - Some airports are tightening security on flights to the US in the face of the threat of new bombs that are more difficult to detect. Judy Woodruff reports on the changes.
    COMMON CORE - Oklahoma, South Carolina and Indiana are the latest states to abandon the common core standards that outline what students should learn each year. Jeffrey Brown discusses what this means for students and educators with Carmel Martin and Rick Hess.
    NEW SALES FORCE - Women in rural Bangladesh are using cosmetics and consumerism to better their lives. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has the story for the latest installment of his "Agents For Change" series. < br>THE HORNET'S NEST - A veteran news correspondent and his son, an ABC News producer, joined forces to cover the war in Afghanistan. Their footage has been made into a feature length film, "The Hornet's Nest." Judy Woodruff speaks with the film's producer, correspondent Mike Boettcher.
    OUR DECLARATION - On the eve of the nation's birthday, Jeffrey Brown sits down with Danielle Allen, author of "Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality," for a close reading of the historic document.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17184H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Arthur [#404] The Contest/Prove It What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that w inning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the second story, D.W. has discovered science. But D.W.'s new-found passion proves that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Can Arthur get D.W. to the Exploratorium before she convinces all the kids that the sky is blue because brown and green were already taken? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#135H] Quillber's Birthday Present It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. The Kratt brothers must use this amazing defense to protect the porcupines from Zach's latest animal collection scheme. duration 28:46   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 [#11003] JOBS REPORT - The unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1%, the lowest level since September 2008. The most recent jobs report is out and economics correspondent Paul Solman provides his analysis.
    AIRPORT SECURITY - Some airports are tightening security on flights to the US in the face of the threat of new bombs that are more difficult to detect. Judy Woodruff reports on the changes.
    COMMON CORE - Oklahoma, South Carolina and Indiana are the latest states to abandon the common core standards that outline what students should learn each year. Jeffrey Brown discusses what this means for students and educators with Carmel Martin and Rick Hess.
    NEW SALES FORCE - Women in rural Bangladesh are using cosmetics and consumerism to better their lives. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has the story for the latest installment of his "Agents For Change" series. < br>THE HORNET'S NEST - A veteran news correspondent and his son, an ABC News producer, joined forces to cover the war in Afghanistan. Their footage has been made into a feature length film, "The Hornet's Nest." Judy Woodruff speaks with the film's producer, correspondent Mike Boettcher.
    OUR DECLARATION - On the eve of the nation's birthday, Jeffrey Brown sits down with Danielle Allen, author of "Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality," for a close reading of the historic document.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33132] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#219H] Da Lian, The Mountain House, Buca Di Beppo Full platters, pleasure and parties are the plan at our first stop. Then authentic Northern Chinese flavors remind one guest of times past. And the long and winding road leads to a game-centric menu in a rural setting. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4114H] Poirot XI: Three Act Tragedy Poirot visits his friend Sir Charles Cartwright (Martin Shaw), who hosts a cocktail party at his home where a local Reverend chokes to death. Murder seems impossible, but when a second guest dies under similar circumstances, the Belgian sleuth investigates further. Art Malik and Kate Ashfield co-star. duration 1:24:45   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:27 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4018H] Poirot X: Murder on the Orient Express David Suchet stars as suave Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot, and leads an all-star international cast in this adaptation of Agatha Christie's most popular novel. Securing a last-minute ticket on the Orient Express from Istanbul to London, Poirot finds himself amongst a host of eclectic fellow passengers. When the train becomes caught in a snowdrift and a passenger is found brutally murdered mid-voyage, the famous Belgian detective is called upon to investigate the crime and find the culprit. Dame Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville and David Morrissey guest star. duration 1:24:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    David Suchet on the Orient Express: A Masterpiece Special This program takes viewers across the Europe of today and reaches into bygone eras. With glamour, insight, charm, beautiful photography and fascinating characters, Suchet leads an epic journey on an iconic train through a series of romantic cities and stunning scenery. duration 54:15   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20139] (original broadcast date: 7/03/14)
    * Ashton Carter, former United States Deputy Secretary of Defense
    * Fleur Pellerin, French Minister Delegate with responsibility for Small and Medium Enterprises, Innovation, and the Digital Economy.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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