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KQED 9: Sunday, December 17, 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.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Great Performances [#3916] Andrea Bocelli: Cinema From the internationally famous Dolby Theater in the heart of Hollywood, Andrea Bocelli pays musical tribute to the silver screen in a lush concert of beloved songs from the movies. Joined by Grammy-winning producer David Foster, the renowned tenor performs memorable favorites from blockbuster classics including The Godfather, Scent of a Woman, Dr. Zhivago, Once Upon a Time in America, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and many more. duration 1:57:30   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Celtic Woman - Homecoming: Ireland duration 1:59:00   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson -"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"- for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind." duration 1:26:20   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    The Lowertown Line. [#124H] Bruise Violet duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1208] Spooky Snow Helping Hiro - When Thomas accidentally spills his cargo on the tracks, Hiro becomes derailed. Hiro requires repair at Steamworks and Thomas ventures into the woods in attempt to find spare parts to expedite Hiro's recovery. He soon finds himself alone in the woods, immobile due to the old, broken tracks. Rocky, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt to the rescue, Thomas is brought back to Steamworks, where he is surprised to see Hiro already fixed! Learning Goals: being a good friend, helping others, expressing sympathy and concern for others, resourceful thinking. The Beast of Sodor - Spencer is stranded on Sodor because of the snowy weather and delights in telling the other engines about meeting the abominable snowman. Henry is frightened by the story and Spencer continues to play on his fear. However, when they encounter a man covered in snow, it's Spencer who is most afraid! Thankfully, the seemingly abominable snowman turns out to be Sir Topham Hatt. Learning Goals: conquering fears, being a good friend, helping others, expressing sympathy and concern for others, demonstrating bravery. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas! This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. On the way, the Thingamajigger breaks down and they depend on a variety of animals -- from African bush elephants to bottlenose dolphins to red crabs -- and their remarkable abilities to help them make an amazing journey home. duration 58:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#418] Box Turtled In! When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#3301] Blue River Armed with just a plain black canvas, Bob Ross shows us how to create crimson-y magic in today's riverside landscape. duration 26:53   TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Fit 2 Stitch [#401H] Job Interview and Business It's important to make a good first impression. Learn to use one jacket pattern with a variety of fabrics, trims and closures for an array of professional looks. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Quilting Arts [#1801H] Go Big Or Go Home Enlarge a design to express its importance. Quilt artist Cathy Wiggins creates whole cloth quilts with leather. Susan Carlson tells how she made a large and ferocious collage in the life-size image of a 20-foot crocodile. Mixed media artist Jane Davila creates printing blocks and shares tips for planning motif repeats. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    GardenSmart [#4701H] A garden oasis nestled in the heart of a large city showcases many beautiful plants and a wonderful sculptural exhibit. It also provides ideas and tips that home gardeners can utilize. Join us this week as we GardenSMART. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Pati's Mexican Table [#601H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Julia Child - Cooking with Master Chefs [#108] Jean-Louis Palladin Jean-Louis Palladin ran his own restaurant in the Watergate Hotel for almost 20 years. He prepares foie gras (goose liver) with poached apples, roasts a duck breast over an open fireplace and, to accompany the duck, prepares sauteed porcini mushrooms. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1505H] Todd English It's cauliflower two ways this week on Simply Ming. Ming's longtime friend Chef Todd English, known for his landmark restaurant Olives in Charlestown, Massachusetts, as well as his restaurants across the country, shares how to make a cauliflower risotto as only he can do it: Italian style. Ming puts his own spin on this trendy vegetable with his delicious soy-honey-lime beer battered cauliflower. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Chef's Life [#504H] A Food Truck and a Pear Tree Vivian's cookbook delivery sparks emotions as the reality of wheeling a food truck around the country sets in. The crew does a practice run at the farmer's market, serving up a dish with pear relish that pleases most--but not Ms. Lillie. duration 26:16   SRND51 TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1722H] A Spanish Affair Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the best paella on the grill with host Bridget Lancaster. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paella pans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the ultimate patatas bravas at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#1001H] Pork and Pierogi Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to prepare a show-stopping special occasion cider-braised pork roast. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a sauerkraut tasting. Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to a Pittsburg regional specialty, potato-cheddar pierogi. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1217H] Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star Southern hospitality is not all that is offered on the menu at tucked away Rusty's Southern in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Neither is it just pizza and beer served up around the fire-pit at Jupiter in Berkeley. But we continue within the galaxy to the elegant wood-fired dishes at culinary comet Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma County's Glen Ellen. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1104H] Ceviches Gone Wild The fertile waters of the Caribbean Sea provide exquisitely fresh fish, a bounty perhaps best translated on the plate through ceviche. Or sometimes you don't even need a plate, like when Rick and Chef Juan Pablo Loza make a ceviche of freshly caught lobster on a boat in the Sian Ka'an nature reserve. At Catch, the Thompson Hotel's swanky rooftop restaurant in Playa del Carmen, Chef Pedro Abascal teaches us to make a Peruvian-inspired mandarin, carrot, habanero and ginger ceviche with leche de tigre broth. Then, it's off to nearby Axiote with Chef Xavier Perez Stone, who shows Rick how to make outrageously good coconut-shrimp ceviche. A delightful ferry ride brings Rick to picturesque Isla Mujeres, where young Chef Diego Lopez builds an absolute stunner of a dish, a ceviche of pargo with an herby green "mojito" broth. At Rick's new Chicago restaurant, Lena Brava, he makes a deceptively simple aguachile in a cocktail shaker and teaches us to make a "Bloody Maria" coctel, complete with a spicy salt rim. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#804H] Alternative Crusts Attention all pie and tart bakers-this show is for you. Join Martha as she shares nutritious and healthier crust alternatives using a new repertoire of grains, flours and sweeteners in four remarkable recipes: a show-stopping free-form plum galette with a crunchy cornmeal crust, a decadent and dairy-free chocolate-coconut pie, and an incredibly delicious savory whole-wheat, olive oil crusted mushroom tart made with tahini. Something delicious for everyone! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#216H] Smooth Food With daughter Claudine visiting the kitchen, Jacques uses local blue cheese to make Mini Savory Cheesecakes on Arugula. Even when Claudine fails to coat the sides of the souffle dishes with breadcrumbs, they can still be unmolded for serving! Steamed Scrod Packages in Pimiento Sauce and Butternut Squash Saute complete the menu's savory dishes leaving a comforting Tapioca Banana Coconut Pudding for dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#203H] Girls at the Grill with Elizabeth Karmel Women of America, pick up your tongs, put on your aprons and man the grill! It's easy with Sara's buddy, grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel, to guide you! First is an easy Chicken Paillard with Greek Farmer's Salad and Tzatziki to get the basics down. Then, pizza! This one is a Blistered Corn and Asparagus Pesto Grilled Pizza. Finally, we'll go all out with Elizabeth's famous Texas Hill Country BBQ with a universally loved finger lickin' sauce. Tonight, boys drool...grill girls rule! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#409H] Vienna In Europe's classiest capital we'll tiptoe through the palace of Maria Theresa and be dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. Then we'll picnic on the Danube, nibble strudel in an old world cafe, blush at slinky Art Nouveau, and waltz to the three-four beat of Johann Strauss. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1815H] Anaheim, Hour Three AR is in Anaheim, California, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rosie Sayyah head to Joseff Jewelry to discuss Hollywood costume jewelry. Highlights include an 18th-century Chinese cinnabar lacquer box that was originally created as gift wrapping and is appraised for $40,000 to $60,000; a collection of wanted posters found in southern California hotel ledgers, ca. 1900, featuring a Butch Cassidy wanted circular; and a shadow box attributed to Joseph Cornell that was found in the trash by the owner's father and could fluctuate in value from $100 to $150,000, depending on authentication. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#510H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#850H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations [#113H] Mary Barra David Rubenstein interviews GMC CEO Mary Barra. Barra tells Rubenstein about running the company where her father worked as a die maker for 39 years, how technology is transforming the auto industry, why she pumps her own gas, and what makes General Motors the coolest place to work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#204H] Gene Yang: Drawing On Knowledge Gene Yang's career choices have always been driven by vocation. Having spent almost two decades teaching high school, he came to the realization that making comics would be a far more potent educational tool. Luke Spiller Struts - If you feel like you missed out on British 1970s glam rock, don't worry -The Struts are here to help. RIP Romance? - For all the alarm about the death of courtship in the 21st century, you might be surprised to learn that it's alive and well, and living in your phone. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4446H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 6 The Paradise is celebrating 5 years in business. But behind closed doors, shocking alliances and schemes are emerging in an all-out bid for domination. The stakes are high - and so is the paranoia. Who will come out on top? Meanwhile, fragile hearts are tested, as some come to learn the true meaning of love and loyalty the hard way. Pain is a formidable teacher, but can Moray, Denise and others see clearly what is right under their noses? duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Last Tango In Halifax Holiday Special [#101H] Caroline's new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian, who's consumed by thoughts of the afterlife, convinced she's being haunted by Eddie. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 9:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4704] Doll 123 As a new queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her. Her friendship with the prime minister leads to a crisis in Parliament. duration 1:54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    MN Original [#113H] The Arts Partners lead the organizations that share the stages of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Bruce Coppock, The Schubert Club's Barry Kempton, Minnesota Opera's Nina Archabal, and the Ordway's Patricia Mitchell talk about the unique partnership formed to build the new concert hall, welcoming new audiences to an array of world-class performances. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Reel South [#210H] Red Wolf Revival By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4109H] Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves Enjoy intimate performances from singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves. Adams performs a special acoustic set of hits and deep cuts. Graves showcases his latest effort, And the War Came. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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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XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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