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TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

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KQED 9: Saturday, January 20, 2018

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.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    History Detectives [#810H] Wb Cartoons, Galvez Papers, Mussolini Dagger Tukufu Zuberi doesn't recognize many of the characters in this box of cartoon drawings and cels, but together they tell an unexpected story about the early days of animation and the people behind the art.
    Then, Elyse Luray unravels a love story when she explores why a regional governor cared enough about a slave to sign her emancipation papers.
    And (in a repeat segment), did this elaborate dagger once belong to Benito Mussolini? Wes Cowan retraces the last steps of Fascist Italian dictator to find the answer.
    duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#513H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week [#5729H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    John Lewis - Get in the Way Follow the journey of civil rights hero, congressman, and human rights champion John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence. Now 76, Lewis is considered the conscience of Congress. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL
  • 3:00 am
    Lorraine Hansberry: American Masters [#3005H] Explore the life and work of the A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist who played a significant role in the civil rights movement. LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrates. Anika Noni Rose is the voice of Lorraine Hansberry. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Film School Shorts [#306H] Lives In Limbo Burn to Send (New York University) - Amidst Saigon's underground motorcycle racing scene, a young man and woman struggle to define their ambiguous romance. Directed by Andinh Ha. duration 23:06   STEREO TVPG-S
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#805H] Peru: Amazon Co-host Alvaro takes Jacob into Iquitos and on a boat cruise all along the Amazon, where they experience first-hand the beauty of the Amazon and life on the Amazon in style. From high-end cuisine to the most fantastic excursions they come to realize that the Amazon is a life giver of our Earth. duration 27:12   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    By Request: Best of Pledge Programs selected for this time slot will be announced at least a day or two ahead of broadcast. For the latest info, check the Daily Schedules pages for any of our six KQED channels, available at http: //www.kqed. org/tv/schedules/daily/ duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1802H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#902H] Picnic Game Changers Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate ranch rried chicken at home. Then, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for five easy tuna salads. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for potholders. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect husk-grilled corn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1102H] To Bang Korean BBQ, Tina's Place and Hopscotch Find spicy kimchee, plentiful banchan and meats grilled tableside at this casual South Bay eatery, To Bang Korean BBQ in Santa Clara. Then find great value, full plates and friendly service in Pinole at Tina's Place. Finally, its hip decor, craft cocktails and American food, with a touch Japanese influence, at Hopscotch in Oakland. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#513H] Game Day Bites Whether it's American football or Italian soccer, game day parties are always popular. Lidia believes that there is nothing like a bountiful spread of food that will fuel the guests and get them cheering. On today's menu, she serves fried mozzarella sandwich skewers and carrot and chickpea dip and pizza rolls made with both broccoli rabe and sausage and ricotta and leeks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    By Request: Best of Pledge Programs selected for this time slot will be announced at least a day or two ahead of broadcast. For the latest info, check the Daily Schedules pages for any of our six KQED channels, available at http: //www.kqed. org/tv/schedules/daily/ duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#859H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    By Request: Best of Pledge Programs selected for this time slot will be announced at least a day or two ahead of broadcast. For the latest info, check the Daily Schedules pages for any of our six KQED channels, available at http: //www.kqed. org/tv/schedules/daily/ duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie [#1004H] To Catch A Thief A retired cat burglar (Cary Grant) sees fireworks with an American heiress (Grace Kelly) on the Riviera. duration 1:46:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:48 pm
    Saturday Night Movie [#1004H] To Catch A Thief A retired cat burglar (Cary Grant) sees fireworks with an American heiress (Grace Kelly) on the Riviera. duration 1:46:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:34 pm
    On Story [#601H] John Singleton's Classic Influences John Singleton, the youngest and first African American filmmaker to win an Academy Award for his work on Boyz in the Hood, discusses his process, influences, and inspirations, from the work of acclaimed playwright August Wilson to pioneering directors Spike Lee and Federico Fellini. duration 25:59   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    By Request: Best of Pledge Programs selected for this time slot will be announced at least a day or two ahead of broadcast. For the latest info, check the Daily Schedules pages for any of our six KQED channels, available at http: //www.kqed. org/tv/schedules/daily/ duration 56:46   STEREO
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TV Technical Issues

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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!

    • 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!

    • 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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

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.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.