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KQED 9: Friday, August 25, 2017

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Friday, August 25, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23179H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#513H] Cooking with Grains Revive your grain game with inspiration from the Arabian Gulf. Martha re-creates a traditional savory porridge while playing with preparations for kamut and roasted vegetables, mixed-grain pilaf with chicken, and herbed barley salad with dates. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1116H] Tosca Cafe, Nick's Next Door, Atelier Crenn We visit the North Beach landmark now serving an Italian-inspired menu and specialty cocktails at Tosca Cafe. Next, we go to Los Gatos where American Bistro fare is served up in an elegant setting full of neighborly charm at Nick's Next Door. Last, but certainly not least, the poetry begins, on the menu, in the glass and on the plate with the orchestrated experience at San Francisco's Atelier Crenn. duration 25:53   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of Highclere Castle It may be more famous now than any time in its 1300-year history as the setting of "Downton Abbey," but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling "below stairs." Also find out how the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, spend $1 million in annual upkeep funds and what life in a fairytale castle is like today. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    San Francisco Opera [#503H] Mefistofele Boito's resplendent retelling of Goethe's Faust. duration 2:28:26   STEREO TVM
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#707] Freaks & Muppets: A Conversation with Jason Segel Jason Segel discusses his career and how he's formed a family of weirdos in film and television. duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1301H] Slowly Wins The Race Slow Stephen / Two Wheels Good Slow Stephen Stephen is the oldest engine on the Island of Sodor. People love to see him, so sometimes he makes special journeys around the island. Although he's still called "The Rocket," he's much slower than the other engines, who sometimes have to slow down for him. This makes Gordon particularly grumpy. But because Stephen travels so slowly, he notices that the suspension bridge is damaged and alerts the other engines in time to avoid a disaster! Learning Goals: appreciating differences, being patient, paying attention to details, making meaningful contributions Two Wheels Good Bertie, Thomas, and Spencer get into a debate about how many wheels are best. Bertie has four wheels, Thomas has six, and Spencer is very proud of his twelve. But when Spencer breaks down while taking the Duke and Duchess to an important event at Callan Castle, Thomas must transport them instead. Thomas finds the track blocked, so Bertie takes over, but then gets a flat tire! Mr. Percival arrives on his bicycle, but the Duke and Duchess can't both ride to Castle on the bike! Luckily, Mr. Percival summons Harold, who transports them to the Castle via helicopter just in time! Learning Goals: valuing the contributions of others, teamwork, flexible thinking, problem-solving. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#106H] Dress Up Day/Bathtime * Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. Sally uses the silk thread to fix her swirly twirly princess dress!
    * Bathtime - Nick and Sally have been playing in the mud, and now they need to get clean! The Cat in the Hat knows some friends who have some very wonderful ways to bathe! In Bana Bana Savanah, they meet three different animals who all keep clean in very different ways. Even though it was fun to try bathing how the animals do, Sally and Nick decide that good old soap and water works best for them!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#113H] The Grandest Canyon/A Visit to the Planetarium * The Grandest Canyon - When the Propulsions are forced to watch a slide show of the Petersen's vacation to the Grand Canyon, they're inspired to take their own trip to Mars to explore Valles Marineris-the largest canyon in the Solar System! Curriculum: Mars has deeper canyons than our own Grand Canyon on Earth. The deepest canyon in our solar system exists on Mars, called Valles Marineris. < br>* A Visit to the Planetarium - Sean and Sydney take Jet to the DSA to see a show at the Planetarium. But things take a fun turn when Jet decides to upgrade the show with some Bortronian technology and sings a song explaining how to find Earth in the Milky Way galaxy! Curriculum: Our sun is actually a bright star out on a spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is made of billions of other stars, and our galaxy is just one of billions of galaxies. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#404H] Pangolin Rescue After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#109H] Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off * Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: "Where do streams begin?" This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they finally find out where the stream begins they are amazed!
    * Hal's Day Off - After a silly mishap leaves Hal alone in the big city (well, he does have his chew-toy Mr. Chewinsky with him), it's up to Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy to make their way to the city and find Hal! Tally ho! Even though Hal is having so much fun sightseeing, he will need to get home somehow. When Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy can't locate Hal, they turn to animals that they never even knew lived in the city for help!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#111] Water to Ducks/Animal Magnetism * Water to Ducks - After a big rain, George is ecstatic to discover ducks swimming in a big puddle next to the country house. But the puddle starts to shrink and the ducks begin to fly away. How can George keep that puddle from evaporating so he and Jumpy can continue to play peek-a-boo with that cute baby duck?
    * Animal Magnetism - On a mission to find magnets to hang his newest masterpiece on the refrigerator, George learns a lot about magnets. His new knowledge comes in handy when he has to save his precious artwork from a giant magnetic crane at the junkyard.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#112] Doctor Monkey/Curious George The Architect * Doctor Monkey - When George accompanies The Man with the Yellow Hat to Dr. Baker's office for his annual check-up, he discovers that a stethoscope is a pretty handy thing to have around when you're trying to solve a puzzle involving a mysterious sound.
    * Curious George the Architect - Mr. Glass is building a new skyscraper in the neighborhood, and George and Gnocchi think that his construction site is more fun than a playground. George learns how bulldozers, cement mixers and jackhammers work, and why it's not a good idea to let a monkey operate them.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#301H] Tiger Family Trip The Tiger Family is heading out on a road trip to Grandpere's house! At first, Daniel doesn't know what to expect on the ride, but when Mom Tiger gives him a helpful map, he learns that there are duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#302H] Visiting Grandpere/The Tiger Family Goes Back Home The Tiger Family is visiting Grandpere's house and Daniel notices all of the things that are different and all of the things that are the same. Then, Grandpere and Daniel spend time together hunting for buried treasure. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#117H] Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#118H] The Sand Is Grand/The Treasure Trove When Splash and his friends are playing at the sandy bed, they find a parrotfish munching on some coral and helping to create the sandy bed on which they're playing, because parrotfish produce sand from their bodies after they eat. / When Bubbles gets trapped in a treasure chest, Splash and his friends can't get her out. Luckily she's not alone when they discover Wave in there, who they think is also stuck until he show that being an invertebrate means he can squeeze even tiny spaces. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4620H] Hoopers Lockdown When Grover's new security gate system accidentally locks Chris out of Hooper's store, Elmo and Abby help solve math problems to open the gates in time to stop Cookie Monster from eating Alan's birthday cake. also featuring Nick Jonas, Cookie Monster's 007 parody, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter S and the number 8. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4619H] Move It! It's Move It Day on Sesame Street where everyone moves their body. But after spending the day just sitting and eating cookies, Cookie Monster learns that exercising and moving your body gives you lots of energy and helps you feel better. Also featuring a song with Ne-Yo, Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 8. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#319H] Tilden The Caterpillar Princess Pea has found a cocoon in her yard and can't wait for it to turn into a butterfly, but it's taking so long! To find out why, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a little caterpillar in a big hurry. They'll have to help him prepare to transform into a butterfly. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's hard to be patient, but it's worth the wait. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters L, E, A, and F. They'll practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#116H] Yet Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem Yet Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down...by making a ladder out of found objects. Primary Content: Up, down; Secondary Content: Horizontal, vertical.
    The Romeo and Juliet Problem - Verona, circa 1500. Peg and Cat help their poetic pal Romeo reach Juliet's balcony using a series of horizontal and vertical lines. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical; Secondary Content: Parallel.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#312H] Zeppelin: Waterfalls/Zeppelin: Atoll As the Pteranodon kids play in their family nest, Buddy stares at a sky full of clouds and asks the group, "What are clouds?" Mr. Pteranodon and his neighbor, Mr. Lambeosaurus, have different opinions. As they all get on the Dinosaur Train, they consider whether clouds are made of water or whether they're just made of fluff. Tiny knows who would have the facts--Mr. Conductor! He explains that clouds are made of billions of tiny drops of water that are so light they float in the air. He also takes the group to Cloudy Point Station where the kids play a cloud-spotting game, identifying the three types of clouds they learned about: cirrus, stratus and cumulus. In the end, a rainstorm certainly proves that clouds are made of water! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#113H] The Grandest Canyon/A Visit to the Planetarium * The Grandest Canyon - When the Propulsions are forced to watch a slide show of the Petersen's vacation to the Grand Canyon, they're inspired to take their own trip to Mars to explore Valles Marineris-the largest canyon in the Solar System! Curriculum: Mars has deeper canyons than our own Grand Canyon on Earth. The deepest canyon in our solar system exists on Mars, called Valles Marineris. < br>* A Visit to the Planetarium - Sean and Sydney take Jet to the DSA to see a show at the Planetarium. But things take a fun turn when Jet decides to upgrade the show with some Bortronian technology and sings a song explaining how to find Earth in the Milky Way galaxy! Curriculum: Our sun is actually a bright star out on a spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is made of billions of other stars, and our galaxy is just one of billions of galaxies. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17237H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12040] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23179H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36170] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17237H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12040] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#445H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week [#5708] There's bad blood brewing between President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans over the debt ceiling, a budget to keep the government running, and funding for a border wall with Mexico. The panelists also discussed some of the big events during the president's week, including his debrief to Americans about his Afghanistan strategy and a campaign-style rally in Arizona.
    *Dan Balz Chief Correspondent The Washington Post
    *Jake Sherman Senior Writer POLITICO
    *Julie Pace Washington Bureau Chief The Associated Press.
    *Nancy Youssef National Security Correspondent The Wall Street Journal
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1207H] Artesanos/Artisans The highly skilled artisans migrating from Mexico and Latin America are the backbone of high-end design and retail in Los Angeles, producing exquisite furniture, textiles and design goods. They represent a creative force that seems invisible to the city. Learn their stories and they role they play in making Los Angeles and Southern California the creative capital of the world. duration 57:37   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Great Performances at the Met [#1109H] La Traviata Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan Violetta in Verdi's classic, with Michael Fabiano as her ardent lover Alfredo and Thomas Hampson as his disapproving father Germont, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by Nicola Luisotti. duration 2:26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#507] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23180] A rebroadcast of Charlie's conversation with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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