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KQED 9: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23147H] (original air date 7/11/2017)We begin with the latest developments in Donald trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Ed O'Keefe of the Washington Post and Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News.
    *We continue with a look at the Broadway adaptation of George Orwell's "1984," with actors Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde, and Reed Birney.
    *We conclude with actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who stars in the new film, "The Big Sick."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#101H] Bali Jim West journeys to Bali where master artisans teach woodcarving, free style and block batiking, painting and ikat weaving techniques. He discovers how crafting is associated with rice fields, makes a traditional Balinese dish, and creates crafts in the exotic Monkey Forest. He also sees an elephant who paints in a Safari Park. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#502H] Pomelo, Deedee's, Farina Enjoy a light take on healthy, family-style vegetarian cuisine from North Western India at Deedee's on Lafayette Street in Santa Clara. Next, Farina on 18th in San Francisco takes you to the Ligurian region of Italy where fresh, organic ingredients shine. Finally, Pomelo on Church in San Francisco offers global tastes with fragrant aromas and big bowls of nourishment. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Story of China [#103H] The Last Empire/The Age of Revolution Journey back in time to see the splendor of the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing. Witness the fateful First Opium War, which sparked the fall of the empire, and, after the 20th-century revolutions, the birth of today's China. duration 1:55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3503H] Terror In Europe Inside Europe's fight against the rise of Islamist terrorism. As Europe reels from a terror onslaught, top counter-terror officials describe their struggle to contain the unprecedented threat revealed by attacks in France and Belgium. duration 56:46   STEREO TVM
  • 5:00 am
    History Detectives [#1008H] American West The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West. Did a biography of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson once belong to members of his family? Then, from the rodeo to Hollywood, a saddle tells the story of Yakima Canutt, who made life safer for movie stunt artists. What is the meaning behind the mysterious inscription on sheet music of the popular western song "Tumbling Tumbleweeds"? Finally, did a pivotal character in the Modoc Indian wars weave this basket? duration 53:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1101] Sea and Sand Away from the Sea - When Salty, the dockside diesel, develops engine trouble he worries he will be sent away from the docks. Porter, a new steam engine, arrives to help out, but Salty becomes convinced that Porter has been sent to replace him. Salty is sent to the Dieselworks, but rushes away as soon as he is repaired, spilling oil over himself. Salty races back into the docks slipping and sliding out of control. When Porter saves Salty from causing an accident, the two engines become the best of friends. Educational Objectives: appreciating differences, making new friends, accepting help, taking responsibility. Gone Fishing - Bill and Ben, the tank engine twins, see Harvey, the crane engine, at Brendam Docks. They tease him about having a hook and ask if he is going fishing. Porter helps Harvey see the positive side of being both a crane and an engine, and encourages him to help pull some trucks. Harvey is not very confident, but when he has an accident and derails his trucks, he soon realizes just how useful being a crane engine can be. Educational Objectives: flexible thinking, offering encouragement, appreciating differences, perspective taking, making friends, recognizing and utilizing individuals' strengths and skills. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#134H] Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers * Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek!
    * Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. Cat suggests that playing on water is even more fun! But how? A trip to Splishy Splashy Pond to meet Walker the water strider will show them. Walker shows how he's able to stay on top of the water with the help of air bubbles as he journeys to the other side of the pond. Back at home, Sally and Nick are ready travel to the other side of the pool!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#114H] A Visit from Uncle Zucchini/Mindy's Weather Report * A Visit from Uncle Zucchini - Celery's brother, Zucchini, and his pet,Moonbeam, decide to visit the Propulsions, but get lost along the way. The kids have to figure out where on Earth he is. As it turns out, Uncle Zucchini never made it to Earth, but has landed on a place that sort of resembles Earth - Titan, Saturn's largest moon! Titan has Earth-like features such as oceans, mountains, and an atmosphere. Curriculum: Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and the second largest in the solar system. Titan has lots of conditions that make it similar to Earth, including an atmosphere with clouds and a golden haze, and liquid oceans.
    * Mindy's Weather Report - Mindy and Sunspot, watching a weather report broadcast on FACE 9000's screen, learn of a huge storm system on Saturn. When the other kids hear about it, they mistakenly assume the storm is somewhere local. Mayhem ensues as the misinformation spreads and everyone rushes around to prepare, while Mindy meanwhile "broadcasts" her own weather report from Jet's house. Curriculum: Earth is not the only planet with storms! Although we have big hurricanes here that typically last up to a week, Saturn is home to a hexagonal group of hurricanes locked into place around Saturn's north pole, that may have been going on for hundreds of years.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#309H] Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#116H] Mud Love/Call It A Night * Mud Love - To bring Hal's dream of Mud Appreciation Day to fruition, all his pals must lend a muddy hand, collecting different kinds of mud and setting up for the super fun and super messy celebration. But there is one slight problem, Nature Cat doesn't like mud and really wants no part of any of it!
    * Call It a Night - While playing flashlight tag at night, Nature Cat's hat falls off his head onto the ground, and then surprises everyone by scattering off into the dark night! An already scared Nature Cat is now sad, worried that he will never wear his beloved Nature Cat hat again! They'll never be able to find it, it's so dark! Squeeks comes to the rescue with a great idea: to act like other nighttime animals and use some of their other senses to find it.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#314] George Measures Up/Something New Under The Sun * George Measures Up - Chef Pisghetti is cooking one up for the records book - a strand of spaghetti that measures 30 feet! When the Chef leaves for an important appointment, George protects the noodle from being destroyed by a playful Gnocchi. Later, the Chef calls to ask George how tall the building next door is, but George doesn't have anything long enough to measure with... or does he? Chef Pisghetti returns and sees a monkey measuring a building with the world's longest noodle. Now That's one for the record books!
    * Something New Under the Sun - To beat the scorching summer heat, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat visit the museum, which is the only place in town with power, due to its new solar energy panel. George sees how the sun can charge batteries, and the Man agrees to make his famous lasagna as a surprise for Dr. Levit's birthday. But how can the Man make his lasagna without power for his electric oven? Can a monkey's new knowledge of solar power be the key to baking the world's first solar-energy birthday lasagna?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#315] Movie House Monkey/Cooking with Monkey * Movie House Monkey - The Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide to rescue a beloved old bijou theatre from being replaced by a self-cleaning parking lot. If they can show Mr. Glass a truly "unique" experience, he promises to save the theatre from being demolished. So, with the Doorman and Hundley's help, they restore the theater to its original pristine beauty and organize a special screening of Mr. Glass's favorite movie. All goes well until the music gets jumbled, the film breaks, and a popcorn explosion accompanies a volcanic eruption on screen! The show must go on, and George saves the day by taking matters (and shadow puppets) into his own hands. Surely Mr. Glass can't say this wasn't unique!
    * Cooking with Monkey - Professor Wiseman proudly presents a cake for the fire station barbecue, but when the cake bends a knife and proves to be extra sticky, everyone is astonished. Embarrassed, Wiseman explains that she will be "extra creative" for the bake sale. Bake sale? George needs to find out what's wrong with Wiseman's cooking, fast! Even with George's help finding the right cooking tools, Wiseman's next attempt proves to be another culinary disaster. Wiseman visits the restaurant to purchase something for the bake sale, and is stunned to see Chef Pisghetti cooking from a recipe. Wasn't cooking supposed to be creative? The Chef explains that a recipe is just like a scientific formula. Eureka! The rest is a piece of cake.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#315H] Daniel Takes His Time/Sometime's It's Good to Go Slow Daniel Takes His Time - Grandpere is visiting Daniel and they are baking raisin bread together. Daniel learns that sometimes it's good to take your time, and it can be worth the wait. Sometimes It's Good to Go Slow - Daniel's class is going on a nature walk. The group learns that sometimes it's good to go slow: seeing, hearing, and smelling the environment around you. You never know what you'll find! Strategy: Sometimes it's good to go slow. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#311H] Daniel Goes to Sleep/Prince Wednesday Sleeps Over It's time for Daniel to go to sleep, but there's just one problem... he's not feeling sleepy! Daniel learns how to get calm and relax his body for bed. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#107H] Golden Legs Gush/A Fish Called Mo While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. / Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. The kids try to accommodate Mo, despite his large size, but he's only there for a short time, because large fish like him prefer the space in the open ocean. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#108H] Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers Tired of always being the "nervous friend," Dunk decides he will no longer puff up or get upset. At first, Splash, Bubbles and Ripple are happy that Dunk won't be nervous, but soon realize that Dunk's cautiousness and puffing up serves a great function in their relationship. / Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day with Tidy, the Garibaldi Fish, as "kelp forest keepers." Tidy's desire to have everything "just so" conflicts with Bubbles, Dunk and Splash's desire to have fun exploring the kelp forest. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4609H] What I Love About Art Telly learns that by using his imagination and experimenting, he can make art in lots of different ways. Also featuring Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World-drawing. Brought to you by the letter A and the number 18. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4613H] Elmo Steps In for Super Grover Rosita helps Abby and Zoe think outside the "fairy tale" box as they imagine and make up a story together.Also featuring Cookie Monster's Star Smores parody, and Elmo the Musical-prince. Brought to you by the letter P and the number 4. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#203H] Bedtime for Bear Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#206H] The Imaginary Friend Problem/The Promise Problem The Imaginary Friend Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey. Primary Content: The meaning of zero Secondary Content: Comparative size.
    The Promise Problem - Verona. Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies - except maybe a dinosaur. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal Secondary Content: Between, above, vertical.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#205H] Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight * Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too < br>* The kids are stuck cooped up in the nest for a long, rainy spell which leads to them fighting. Mom tells them that the rain has stopped enough that they can leave the nest but she gives them an assignment: to go find their own "calm space," where they can calm down enough to get along with each other again. It works - each kid finds something in nature that helps him or her to calm down and be friends again. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#114H] A Visit from Uncle Zucchini/Mindy's Weather Report * A Visit from Uncle Zucchini - Celery's brother, Zucchini, and his pet,Moonbeam, decide to visit the Propulsions, but get lost along the way. The kids have to figure out where on Earth he is. As it turns out, Uncle Zucchini never made it to Earth, but has landed on a place that sort of resembles Earth - Titan, Saturn's largest moon! Titan has Earth-like features such as oceans, mountains, and an atmosphere. Curriculum: Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and the second largest in the solar system. Titan has lots of conditions that make it similar to Earth, including an atmosphere with clouds and a golden haze, and liquid oceans.
    * Mindy's Weather Report - Mindy and Sunspot, watching a weather report broadcast on FACE 9000's screen, learn of a huge storm system on Saturn. When the other kids hear about it, they mistakenly assume the storm is somewhere local. Mayhem ensues as the misinformation spreads and everyone rushes around to prepare, while Mindy meanwhile "broadcasts" her own weather report from Jet's house. Curriculum: Earth is not the only planet with storms! Although we have big hurricanes here that typically last up to a week, Saturn is home to a hexagonal group of hurricanes locked into place around Saturn's north pole, that may have been going on for hundreds of years.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17193H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12008] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23147H] (original air date 7/11/2017)We begin with the latest developments in Donald trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Ed O'Keefe of the Washington Post and Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News.
    *We continue with a look at the Broadway adaptation of George Orwell's "1984," with actors Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde, and Reed Birney.
    *We conclude with actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who stars in the new film, "The Big Sick."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36138] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17193H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12008] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Untold Stories: Mina Miller Edison, The Wizard's Wife Mina Miller Edison, while perhaps best-known as Thomas Edison's wife, was a remarkable woman in her own right. Mina's diary entries hint at a side of the prolific inventor not always seen by the public, while her personal - and often candid - letters to friends and family reflect her own struggles and accomplishments. This program explores Mina's direct and lasting impact, specifically on the Edison's winter estate in Fort Myers, Florida and their Glenmont estate in New Jersey. Like the private and public gardens she sowed and tended, Mina Miller Edison's charity work planted the seeds for growth, change and beautification that can still be seen today. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1110H] Valette, Eatsa, Osso Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Big Pacific [#104H] Passionate (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG-S
  • 9:00 pm
    Nature's Great Race [#101] Elephants Follow the annual gathering of a thousand elephants in northern Kenya. From magnificent bulls to vulnerable orphans, they face deadly threats from both predators and poachers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-S (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Nova [#3914H] Mystery of Easter Island A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues or moai, weighing up to 86 tons? And how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? Nova explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders, who have been accused of everything from ecocide to cannibalism. Among the radical new theories is that the islanders used ropes to "walk" the statues upright, like moving a fridge. With the help of an accurate 15-ton replica statue, a Nova team sets out to test this high-risk, seemingly unlikely theory. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Sex in the Wild [#102H] Orangutans Joy and Mark travel to Borneo to explore the reproduction challenges of our close cousin - the orangutan. The largest tree dwellers on the planet, orangutans mate, give birth and raise their young high in the jungle canopy. At an orangutan sanctuary in the rainforest, Mark and Joy come face-to-face with a super-male and uncover the latest scientific theories about how these kings exert their power over other males and seduce females in their territory. Joy witnesses the sneaky tactics that the females use to take control of mating and Mark finds out how males fight back. The lengthy period dedicated to raising one child is critical to the success of orangutans and all the other great apes - including us. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23148H] (original air-date 7/12/2017) Guest host William Cohan sits down with Charles Blow. He is a best-selling author, commentator, and visual op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Many are seeing him as one of the leaders of what can loosely be called "the resistance," his columns growing increasingly more critical of the Trump administration.
    *We conclude with Jesse Eisinger, senior reporter at the non-profit news organization ProPublica. His new book is titled, "The Chicken Shit Club: Why The Justice Department Fails To Prosecute Executives."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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