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KQED 9: Friday, July 4, 2014

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Friday, July 4, 2014
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33132] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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)
  • 3:27 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#121] The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem The Clown Problem - The Circus. Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus, by teaching him how funny it can be when things are exactly the wrong size. The Ninja Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help their young Ninja-wannabe friend Aki find the fifteen missing cherry blossom trees by using Ninja skills and math skills. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#119H] Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. And Daniel finds that the shot was not so bad after all! A Stormy Night - Daniel and O the Owl are having fun playing outside in the rain until a thunderstorm builds up and worries them. When Mom Tiger teaches them to think of something happy, O and Daniel learn that the thunderstorm is not so scary after all! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    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
  • 8:00 am
    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
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#121] Surprise Quints/Muddy Monkey * Surprise Quints: It's Mr. Quint's birthday and everyone is helping with preparations for a surprise party. But Mr. Quint comes home early from his fishing trip so George is assigned the job of keeping him busy until it's time for the party. The job gets even more complicated when four of Mr. Quint's siblings arrive and they are all having the same birthday - could they be quintuplets? And can you keep five Quints happy with only twelve fish crackers to eat?
    *Muddy Monkey: The Man with the Yellow Hat just can't figure out why George refuses to take a bath. What he doesn't realize is that George has lost his favorite bath toy, Sproingy the Frog. And until George finds Sproingy, all the shower games, car washes, and dog washes aren't going to do a bit of good. Unless of course, the dog being washed happens to be playing with a very special bubble making frog.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#217] Curious George Sinks The Pirates/This Little Pig * Curious George Sinks the Pirates / This Little Piggy Curious George Sinks the Pirates: Hundley, the proud lobby dachshund, is also quite the boats-dog and longs to set sail on the ocean blue. Hundley's dream becomes "reality" one night when he dozes off to sleep - and into a big maritime adventure. Aboard the S.S. Dignified, the most orderly ship to ever set sail, Captain Hundley and his crew - Gnocchi, Charkie, and First Mate George - gear up for a watery quest. Yet it's not exactly smooth sailing when Yellow Hat the Pirate and his crew attempt to take control of the vessel (Arrr!) and his own First Mate almost sinks the ship! Can Captain Hundley stay dignified and save the day?
    * This Little Piggy: For George, Dulson's Toy Store is irresistible, especially since it's where he finds the sailboat of his dreams. But he learns that the boat costs five dollars - and now exactly 500 pennies stand between George and his big dream! After scouring his room and his penny reserve George comes up short, but then sets out to earn the rest of the money by doing everything from house chores to harmonica performances. The Man with the Yellow Hat gives George a special piggy bank in which to store his new savings - and, if George can only find a way to break open the bank to retrieve his funds, he'll discover that 100 nickels saved is indeed one sailboat earned.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#107] The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position.
    Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a different way to get him down. Primary Content: Ordering objects by height; Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#139H] Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits The Desert * Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the "T. rex of the Ocean." Buddy and Paulie compare features and find that they actually have a lot in common.
    * Elmer Visits the Desert - Our Pteranodon family takes their ocean friend Elmer Elasmosaurus on the Dinosaur Train to a place he's never been before: the desert! Once there, the kids compare the sandy terrain to Elmer's ocean, and they meet a local lizard named Percy who tells the tale of his desert home.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4276H] The Flood Gordon and Susan are getting ready to go to sleep after a long day when they suddenly hear water gushing. When they look out the window, they see Ernie and Bert float by on their beds. While Susan rushes off to tell Maria and Luis about the flood, Gordon brings Bert and Ernie inside their apartment. As he and Susan try to settle them down to sleep, Luis and Maria tackle the water pipe leak in the basement. When Oscar pops in to "help," he startles Maria and the valve handle falls into the water. Oscar happens to have a snorkel on, so he dives under water to look for the valve handle which has a circle in the middle. First he pops up with a tricycle tire which is shaped like a circle, but clearly won't work as a valve handle. Then he pops up with an old flute. When Maria tries to use it as a valve handle, she observes that circles in the flute actually fit over the circle on the valve. Maria stops the big leak! Maria and Luis then turn to the plumbing blueprints to guide and help them fix the broken pipes. They see that a curvy piece of pipe is missing and Oscar once more dives down to see what he can find. After popping up with a straight paintbrush and a curvy straw which won't work, he finds a vacuum hose. Maria bends it into the right shape and uses it to fix the leak! Finally Ernie and Bert fall asleep as Maria and Luis come upstairs to tell everyone the good news and how Oscar helped save the day! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    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
  • 1:00 pm
    Capitol Fourth [#2013H] A Capital Fourth welcomes back Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron to host America's national Independence Day celebration live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol. Bergeron leads an all-star cast during the top-rated musical and fireworks extravaganza that has become America's favorite birthday party. This concert will bring together stars like Barry Manilow, American Idol winner Candice Glover, Darren Criss, Scotty McCreery, Jackie Evancho, Motown the Musical, Megan Hilty, John Williams, and of course the National Symphony Orchestra. With 20 cameras positioned around the city, viewers at home are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17185H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11004] MIDEAST - Tensions between Israel and Palestine escalated today after clashes broke out at the funeral of a Palestinian teenager believed to have been slain in retribution for the 3 Israeli students abducted and killed last month. Jeffrey Brown debriefs with Josh Mitnick of the Wall Street Journal.
    SCOTUS AND CONTRACEPTION - Days after the Hobby Lobby ruling, the US Supreme Court has temporarily exempted a Christian college from the contraception coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle discusses the decision.
    EBOLA - International officials met in Ghana yesterday to develop a strategy to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations.
    BRITISH PHONE HACKING VERDICT - The former editor of the British tabloid "News of the World" was sentenced to 18 months in jail for his role in a phone hacking scandal. Judy Woodruff has the report. < br>MARCUS AND GERSON - Washington Post columnists Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson analyze this week's biggest stories.
    JEFFERSON'S BOOKS - On the America's 238th birthday, Jeffrey Brown looks at the Library of Congress' effort to preserve a key part of the nation's literary history.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17185H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Arthur [#407] Binky Barnes, Wingman/to Beat Or Not to Beat Does Binky have a favorite pastime? Not until citywide Bug Week, when suddenly all he can think about is butterflies. But is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick...er, Big Blue, if it falls into Binky's clutches? In the second story, there's a horrible racket in Elwood City. Is it a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practicing her singing and drumming for the Talent Show! Should Arthur and the gang tell Francine that her act's a sure loser? How can they save their friend from certain humiliation...but save their friendship, too? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#208H] Secrets of the Spider's Web When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#137H] Stuck On Sharks Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11004] MIDEAST - Tensions between Israel and Palestine escalated today after clashes broke out at the funeral of a Palestinian teenager believed to have been slain in retribution for the 3 Israeli students abducted and killed last month. Jeffrey Brown debriefs with Josh Mitnick of the Wall Street Journal.
    SCOTUS AND CONTRACEPTION - Days after the Hobby Lobby ruling, the US Supreme Court has temporarily exempted a Christian college from the contraception coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle discusses the decision.
    EBOLA - International officials met in Ghana yesterday to develop a strategy to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations.
    BRITISH PHONE HACKING VERDICT - The former editor of the British tabloid "News of the World" was sentenced to 18 months in jail for his role in a phone hacking scandal. Judy Woodruff has the report. < br>MARCUS AND GERSON - Washington Post columnists Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson analyze this week's biggest stories.
    JEFFERSON'S BOOKS - On the America's 238th birthday, Jeffrey Brown looks at the Library of Congress' effort to preserve a key part of the nation's literary history.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33133] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    3,2,1 Fireworks This explosive special takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Washington, DC July 4th celebration, featuring one of the largest and most colorful fireworks displays in the world. Shot in high-definition, the special captures every step of the renowned fireworks production. It opens in China as the crew observes the making of fireworks and dazzling new pyrotechnic effects. Once the fireworks are shipped to America, an army of technicians undertake the delicate and dangerous tasks of setting up thousands of explosives-filled mortar tubes in preparation for the spectacular display. duration 27:45   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Capitol Fourth [#2014H] 2-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron returns to the West Lawn of the US Capitol to host the 34th annual broadcast of the country's national Independence Day celebration. Joining America's favorite host will be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Frankie Valli.
    The duo will lead an all-star cast in a patriotic evening of unrivaled musical performances by our nation's biggest stars, including: Grammy Award-winning music legend Patti LaBelle, multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, 5-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Michael McDonald, Country music superstar Sara Evans, Singer-songwriter Kendall Schmidt from Big Time Rush and Heffron Drive, 5-time Tony Award nominee and Broadway star Kelli O'Hara, and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. Also, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, 5-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams will conduct a special new arrangement for orchestra and chorus of the "Star Spangled Banner" with the National Symphony Orchestra, The Joint Armed Forces Chorus, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the US Army Herald Trumpets. With 20 cameras positioned around the city, including the US Capitol, the White House and the Washington Monument, viewers are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation during this top-rated extravaganza. Capping off the show will be a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," complete with live cannon fire provided by the US Army Presidential Salute Battery, an audience favorite and A Capitol Fourth tradition. The program airs before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.
    duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Capitol Fourth [#2014H] 2-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron returns to the West Lawn of the US Capitol to host the 34th annual broadcast of the country's national Independence Day celebration. Joining America's favorite host will be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Frankie Valli.
    The duo will lead an all-star cast in a patriotic evening of unrivaled musical performances by our nation's biggest stars, including: Grammy Award-winning music legend Patti LaBelle, multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, 5-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Michael McDonald, Country music superstar Sara Evans, Singer-songwriter Kendall Schmidt from Big Time Rush and Heffron Drive, 5-time Tony Award nominee and Broadway star Kelli O'Hara, and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. Also, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, 5-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams will conduct a special new arrangement for orchestra and chorus of the "Star Spangled Banner" with the National Symphony Orchestra, The Joint Armed Forces Chorus, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the US Army Herald Trumpets. With 20 cameras positioned around the city, including the US Capitol, the White House and the Washington Monument, viewers are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation during this top-rated extravaganza. Capping off the show will be a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," complete with live cannon fire provided by the US Army Presidential Salute Battery, an audience favorite and A Capitol Fourth tradition. The program airs before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.
    duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Celebrating The Music of Johnny Cash: We Walk The Line! No one represents American music more than Johnny Cash. Songs like "Walk The Line", "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Long Black Veil" gave a voice to those who were never sung about. Nearly 60 years after his booming first notes hit the airwaves and almost ten years since his passing, Johnny Cash's legacy is being honored and celebrated like never before. In honor of Johnny Cash and what would have been his 80th birthday, Keith Wortman and Don Was have produced a PBS Special like no other. Grammy winner Don Was (Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt), served as musical director for this monumental concert taping that features the biggest artists in the music industry including: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Pat Monahan of Train, Ronnie Dunn, Lucinda Williams, Jamey Johnson, Shooter Jennings, and Shelby Lynne amongst others. duration 57:56   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20140] (original broadcast date: 7/04/14)
    Historian David McCullough
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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