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KQED Kids: Friday, September 30, 2016

Comcast 192  •  Digital 54.4

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Friday, September 30, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    Odd Squad [#119H] Hold The Door/Flatastrophe * Hold the Door - When a young agent in training gets lost in headquarters, Olive and Otto must find him before Ms. O finds out. Curriculum: Number operations; working with addition and subtraction equations.
    * Flatastrophe - Olive and Otto must stop Fladam, a villain with a vendetta against cubes. Curriculum: Geometry; identifying and comparing 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Cyberchase [#205] All The Right Angles Motherboard mistakenly sends a treasure map to Hacker. The treasure is the secret to the legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. If Hacker finds it, cyberspace is doomed! To help Motherboard, the kids must find the secret treasure before Hacker does, and use their skill with angles to read the strange map that contains only riddles about twists and turns. The Big Idea: To turn something so it points in just the right direction, use an angle to measure the size of the turn. Math Topic: Angle Measurement. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Maya & Miguel [#124] A Little Culture When Maya forgets to buy tickets for the summer blockbuster movie all her friends are eagerly awaiting, she desperately suggests that they go instead to the Natural History Museum. Maggie and Theo aren't quick to forgive her, and mope about the museum while Maya and Miguel rummage in the gift shop for peace offerings. But before they know it, Theo and Maggie find themselves enraptured by exhibits on ancient African and Chinese cultures. In Theo and Maggie's parallel fantasies, we see the enactment of age-old stories -- of course, with Theo and Maggie providing a contemporary twist. In the end, the kids find everything in the exhibit that they had hoped for in the big summer movie, and all is forgiven among the friends. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 am
    WordGirl [#204H] Mr. Big's Dolls and Dollars/Great Granny May * Mr. Big's Dolls and Dollars - Everyone in town is obsessed with the new Walk& Talk WordGirl doll. There's just one BIG problem: she misuses and misspells words!
    * Great Granny May - After a salon robbery the conniving Granny May is sentenced to house arrest - with her Mom, Great Granny May. Will house arrest and Granny May's doting mother get in the way of her crazy crime sprees?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Odd Squad [#201H] First Day In this two-part episode, agents struggle with a case while Oscar interviews candidates to run the Odd Squad Creature Room. Curriculum: Data and charts. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#112H] Fireflies It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 3:00 am
    Arthur [#1901H] Brain's Brain/Brain Sees Stars * Brain's Brain - Brain's Easter egg hunts are notoriously hard. But this year's might prove impossible if Brain can't remember where he hid the final egg. To track down the missing memory, Brain, D.W., and Bud venture where no kid has gone before: Brain's brain! Educational Objective: Brain explores the inner workings of the brain.
    * Brain Sees Stars - Crazy coincidences have prevented Brain from seeing a meteor shower in person. But this time, he's planned for everything. Will Brain finally satisfy his astronomical ambition - or is he cosmically cursed? Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize that Brain always puts others' needs before his own, and resolve to help him accomplish a personal goal.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 am
    Arthur [#1904H] Carried Away/Dueling Detectives * Carried Away - Kate and Mei Lin are thrilled to tour the solar system with Pal's cousin, Dr. Yowl. But Pal suspects his Plutonian relative is up to no good. Educational Objective: Kate and Mei Lin learn about the solar system.
    * Dueling Detectives - Wally is missing and Elwood City's best detective is on the case. And that detective is - Binky?!? Not if Fern (aka Detective Virgule Watteau) has anything to say about it! Educational Objective: Fern and Binky learn to set aside their differences and work together to help their friend.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Cyberchase [#208] A Whale of a Tale With special guest star Al Roker. A trip to R-Fair City nearly turns into a monster mash when Hacker abducts Glowla, a beautiful cyberlady who generates pure energy. Hacker is able to snatch Glowla by reprogramming her trick whale, Snout. As a result, Snout goes on a rampage. Digit and the kids must find Glowla and stop Snout before he totally destroys R-Fair City. The Big Idea: To be confident about your solution to a problem, make sure the answer is reasonable - that it is "in the ballpark". Math Topic: Ballpark Estimation; NCTM Links: Number and Operations Science Connection: Real-world checking of conclusions. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#103H] Martha Takes The Cake/Codename: Martha * Martha Takes the Cake - It's Alice's birthday and everybody's invited, including Martha. The only problem is that Nelson (Martha's cat nemesis) will be there too. When somebody-or some animal-ruins the birthday cake, Alice's brother Ronald thinks Martha's responsible. Martha proclaims her innocence . . . but why was she surrounded by cake crumbs? Vocabulary - (E) innocent, guilty, biased, witness(ed), evidence (I) judge, jury, trial, prove, true/truth.
    * Codename: Martha - Martha, Helen, and T.D. uncover a plot to rob the jewelry store, or so they think until their two suspects turn out to be police detectives on a stakeout. Now that everybody has gone home in disgrace, how will Martha catch the real criminals? Vocabulary - (E) suspicious, accomplice, plot(ting), proof, expression (I) fishy, partner, plan(ning), positive.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Curiosity Quest [#304] Circus Vargas Ever wonder what it's like to be a circus performer? Join Joel as he clowns around, learns to juggle and takes part in a Circus Vargas performance. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    WordGirl [#201H] A Vote for Becky/Class Act * A Vote for Becky: Mrs. Botsford is running for D.A. and Becky is running for student council president. Tobey decides to run against Becky and uses his robots to distract WordGirl. How will Becky win the election and save the city from total robot destruction?
    * Class Act: The Butcher decides that his "wordiability" is getting in the way of his robbing sprees. So he enrolls in an adult education class to learn to articulate. Will the Butcher's new speech skills finally give him the advantage he needs to defeat WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Martha Speaks [#102H] Martha and Skits/Martha Plays A Part * Martha and Skits (book based) - A new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with puppy energy and the desire to chew everything. Unlike Martha, when Skits eats alphabet soup, nothing comes out except "Woof." Feeling like he's let the family down, Skits runs away. But soon Skits discovers that everybody is special in their own way. Vocabulary - (E) exceptional(ly), stupendous, unique, specialize, extraordinary (I) one-of-a-kind, excellent, perfect, super.
    * Martha Plays a Part - Helen is miserable after Martha volunteers her for a part in the school play. With practice-and a little help from Martha-Helen finds she can do anything she wants, if she puts her mind to it. Vocabulary - (E) talent, expert, knack, gift, outstanding (I) superb, terrific, fantastic, practice, perform(ing) (ance), cue, play.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#210] The Big, Big Present/Hanukah Plunder Blunder * The Big, Big Present: The kittens accidentally break the Menorah. Their "sticky" attempts to fix it result in a special, if unusual, Menorah that becomes part of their annual celebration.
    * Hanukah Plunder Blunder: Zo can't resist sneaking in and opening all eight of his presents on the first night of Hanukah. He soon realizes that he's spoiled his own fun by taking the surprise out of each night. Flo comes to the rescue by allowing him to share in her new gifts.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Curious George [#311] Gnocchi The Critic/George Cleans Up * Gnocchi The Critic -Chef Pisghetti is crushed. Gnocchi usually approves every dish the Chef makes, but for some reason Gnocchi hasn't eaten anything for days. Thinking his food is no good, the Chef decides to stop cooking and close the restaurant! Not wanting to lose his favorite ravioli, George follows Gnocchi to find out why she stopped liking the Chef's food. George carefully observes her cat behavior, but all she does is take naps, roll in the dirt and sneeze an awful lot. Wait...! The Man with the Yellow Hat begins sneezing due to his flower allergies. It's the same sneeze Gnocchi made throughout the day! Can George diagnose Gnocchi in time to save Chef P's restaurant?
    * George Cleans Up - George made a mess of the living room. An upright vacuum is hard for a little monkey to control, so the Man with the Yellow Hat gets George a monkey-sized vacuum. George is amazed with his new "toy" and sucks up everything in sight.. .including some rare stamps the Man is supposed to deliver to Mr. Stamp! Inspired by a superhero on TV, George dons a cape and embarks on a citywide "cleaning" spree, using his little vacuum to suck up everything from bird food to dog biscuits to a winning lottery ticket. Will George figure out how to empty the bag when it gets full? Will the town view George as a Superhero Vacuum Monkey or a Super Villain?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 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)
  • 8:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#205H] The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem The Camp Problem Camp - Niniwawa. Peg and Cat's Gophers face the Rowdy Raccoons in a "non-competitive" battle of the bunks. Primary Content: AABB Patterns. Secondary Content: Counting by 5s to 50, by 10s to 100.
    The Two Homes Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. How can Peg and Cat make Jesse a present for his room? He lives in two places! Primary Content:Doubling Secondary Content: Dividing in half.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Zoboomafoo [#107] Slimy Buddies Chris, Martin and Zoboo can't get enough of slime after four affectionate St. Bernard puppies lick them. All that licking means that the puppies like them. The St. Bernards are the gang's slimy buddies. More slimy buddies arrive in the form of a giant bullfrog, a Pacman frog, and a Budgetts frog. Frogs need slime to keep them from drying out. Salamanders do, too. Earthworms have slime that helps them slide through tunnels in the ground. Slime is great! Chris, Martin and Zoboo build a slime shower, so they can be slimy, too. Jackie and the Animal Helpers are raking up dead leaves and putting them into the pond to make MudPuppy Pond an even slimier home for mudpuppy salamanders. Mudpuppies are Jackie's favorite slimy buddies. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Dinosaur Train [#120H] The Old Bird/Diamond Don * The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur.
    * Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#124] A Little Culture When Maya forgets to buy tickets for the summer blockbuster movie all her friends are eagerly awaiting, she desperately suggests that they go instead to the Natural History Museum. Maggie and Theo aren't quick to forgive her, and mope about the museum while Maya and Miguel rummage in the gift shop for peace offerings. But before they know it, Theo and Maggie find themselves enraptured by exhibits on ancient African and Chinese cultures. In Theo and Maggie's parallel fantasies, we see the enactment of age-old stories -- of course, with Theo and Maggie providing a contemporary twist. In the end, the kids find everything in the exhibit that they had hoped for in the big summer movie, and all is forgiven among the friends. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Martha Speaks [#608H] T.D. Gives A Report/Martha's Canine Cleaners * T.D. Gives A Report: When T.D. finds out the Pony Express wasn't a train for horses, he's crushed. It was the only thing worth doing a report on for Mrs. Clusky's class. Helen tries to spark his interests in other topics, but it just won't work. Is there anything he can get passionate enough about to research? Vocabulary: (E) apathetic, avid, eliminate, indifferent, passionate.
    * Martha's Canine Cleaners: Lily needs help. She tore a pillow while she was sleeping. Canine Cleaners Martha and Skits answer the call... and make things a whole lot worse. Can they clean up their mess made before Milo's dad gets home? Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#117] Tough Enough/Stars In Your Eyes * Tough Enough? - Thinking that it'll make him more appealing to Sheriff Lewis, T-Bone decides to "toughen up." T-Bone eventually learns that it's much nicer to be nice than to be tough-and everyone loves him just the way he is.
    * Stars In Your Eyes - Charley gets a new telescope and offers to bring it to Emily Elizabeth's "space" theme party. When Jetta mentions that the telescope might get damaged at the party, Charley changes his mind. Thinking that his friends won't want him at the party without his telescope, he decides to stay home. In the end, Charley realizes that his friends like him for who he is rather than what he has.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#213] Lost and Found/Basketball Blunders * Lost and Found: Daffodil's stuffed bunny, Bubbles, is missing and Daffodil blames Clifford. After totaling EE's bedroom, Bubbles turns up in the toy basket, and Daffodil must admit that she's been as careless as Clifford.
    * Basketball Blunders: EE and her friends think they have to take it easy when they play the kids on Mr. Solomon's wheelchair basketball team. But by the end of the game, they realize they've misjudged their abilities.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4601H] Bedtime Story While sleeping over Elmo's house, Abby learns how to change her bedtime routine to help her calm down before bedtime. Also featuring celeb vocab "bedtime" with Tracee Ellis Ross, Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies and Elmo's World-sleep. Brought to you by the letter B and the number 10. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#108H] Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better * Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain!
    * No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Curious George [#312] Relax!/The Box and the Hound * Relax! - George and the Man with the Yellow Hat decide that Professor Wiseman needs a break. She's up to her ears with work! And what better way to relax than a stress-free picnic in the park? But with a stuck pickle jar, a tangled hammock, and a duck floating away with the Man's beloved hat, the Man is at his wits end, but could a day of creative problem solving be exactly what the monkey ordered for Professor Wiseman?
    * The Box and The Hound - George happily agrees to watch Charkie while Aunt Margaret visits the museum, but dog sitting turns out to be much more exhausting than George imagined. Charkie will do anything to get what's inside of Aunt Margaret's parcel package and George promised he'd keep it safe! After twisting, turning, flipping, and rotating the box, George is able to get it out of sight, but Charkie's keen sense of smell makes it impossible to stay hidden for long. Armed with dog toys and a leash, can George figure out how to distract Charkie's super sense long enough to get the box back to Aunt Margaret's house unharmed?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#206H] Daniel's Friends Say No/Prince Wednesday Doesn't Want to Play * Daniel's Friends Say No - When Daniel gets to school, he approaches Miss Elaina to play with her but is frustrated when he finds that she would rather read alone. Daniel learns that sometimes his friends might not want to play with him and that's OK because he can find fun things to do on his own.
    * Prince Wednesday Doesn't Want to Play - When Daniel gets to the park, Prince Tuesday and Prince Wednesday are playing together. Daniel wants to join in but is upset because Prince Wednesday only wants to play with his brother. Soon O arrives and they both figure out that they can play together since Wednesday and Tuesday are having "brother time." Strategy: When a friend doesn't want to play with you,you can find something else to do.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 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)
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#103H] Martha Takes The Cake/Codename: Martha * Martha Takes the Cake - It's Alice's birthday and everybody's invited, including Martha. The only problem is that Nelson (Martha's cat nemesis) will be there too. When somebody-or some animal-ruins the birthday cake, Alice's brother Ronald thinks Martha's responsible. Martha proclaims her innocence . . . but why was she surrounded by cake crumbs? Vocabulary - (E) innocent, guilty, biased, witness(ed), evidence (I) judge, jury, trial, prove, true/truth.
    * Codename: Martha - Martha, Helen, and T.D. uncover a plot to rob the jewelry store, or so they think until their two suspects turn out to be police detectives on a stakeout. Now that everybody has gone home in disgrace, how will Martha catch the real criminals? Vocabulary - (E) suspicious, accomplice, plot(ting), proof, expression (I) fishy, partner, plan(ning), positive.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#324H] Capture The Fishmobile When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 3:00 pm
    Zoboomafoo [#109] Night Time A camp out in Animal Junction gives the gang a chance to discover all of the nocturnal animals around. There's a lot of creatures who sleep during the day and are awake at night. Amazing creatures like binturongs, raccoons, owls, ringtails, and dormice are all perfectly suited for living the night life. Inspired, Zoboo claims he's going to stay up all night, but he falls asleep in seconds. The Kratts try to sleep but Animal Junction's too noisy, so Martin and Chris take a night hike to see who else is awake. Jackie loves the weekend because sometimes her parents let her stay up late and watch for night creatures. By sitting quietly and waiting, she's able to watch the family of raccoons who lives in the forest behind her house. Cool creatures you can only see at night. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Zoboomafoo [#133] Sand A sandstorm has buried Animal Junction in sand, which is perfect for the meerkats, scorpion and camel that stop by for a visit. Zoboo, Chris and Martin explain how each of these creatures is suited for living in a dry, desert climate. Jackie walks along the beach looking for shells, but she doesn't take any with her because some of these shells are homes to the hermit crab. She decides to build a beautiful sand castle for her crab friends instead. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#304] Circus Vargas Ever wonder what it's like to be a circus performer? Join Joel as he clowns around, learns to juggle and takes part in a Circus Vargas performance. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#121H] So Many Moons/Project Pluto "So Many Moons" - When Mindy is concerned that the possible addition of a younger sibling to her family might be a challenge, Jet says imagine having a family with more than 60 siblings! That's what it's like for the 67 moons of Jupiter. Curriculum: Kids may think that a planet would only have one moon, maybe two. But the larger outer planets, the gas giants, have many moons - Jupiter and Saturn leading the count with more than 60 moons each! What's more, the moons of Jupiter are not all just round, gray rocks - they are extremely varied, from volcanic Io, covered with volcanic activity; to Europa, with an icy surface covering an underground ocean; to Ganymede, a moon so large it's actually bigger than the planet Mercury! "Project Pluto" - When Mindy is excited about presenting her kid model of Pluto for school show and tell, the other kids don't want to disappoint her by breaking the news to her that Pluto is not a planet. Curriculum: Pluto is no longer considered a planet; astronomers in the scientific community re-classified Pluto as a planetoid. It is one of five "planetoids," or "dwarf planets. There are three criteria a celestial body must meet in order to be considered a planet: it must orbit the Sun, have enough mass, and "clear the neighborhood." duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4624H] Abby Makes The Seasons Change "Abby makes the seasons change on Sesame Street. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's world. Brought to by the letter S and the number 4." duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Super Why! [#313H] Super Puppy Saves The Day After hearing the story of Super Puppy, Whyatt's puppy Woofster really wants to meet his hero, but Whyatt can't help because he doesn't know who Super Puppy is. This is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the book Super Puppy to find the answer. There, they find themselves in Woofster's hometown of Puppy Town, some very little puppies are in big trouble. It's up to Woofster and the Super Readers to use their super powers to save the puppies and find out the true identify of Super Puppy. Educational Objectives: To learn that anyone can be a hero. Kids will use the alphabet to follow a map, learn the word TREACHEROUS, 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)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Nature Cat [#102H] Muck Amok/Follow Those Footprints * Muck Amok - Squeeks' cousin Marvin needs big-time help, right away! His marsh home is in danger of flooding! Tally ho! Nature Cat and his pals are called into action to investigate and figure out how to stop the flooding before more animals are forced to leave their marsh homes.
    * Follow Those Footprints - Tally ho, it's Nature Art Day! An extremely excited Nature Cat proudly unveils his latest nature masterpiece - a statue of himself made out of acorns. But there's a slight problem: the statue's acorn head is gone! Uh-oh, where'd it go? !
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#118H] Comet Fever/Asteroid Patrol * Comet Fever - The neighborhood is having a star gazing party when Mindy discovers what may be a new comet. While Celery takes Jet, Sean, and Sydney out to space to get a close-up look at the comet, Carrot and Mindy decide to surprise the others and make their very own comet in the backyard using ingredients from home! Curriculum: A comet is an icy body that releases gas or dust. Comets are often compared to dirty snowballs. Occasionally a comet streaks through the inner solar system, creating quite a show!
    * Asteroid Patrol - When Sean learns that asteroids are floating around the solar system (potentially), he decides to set up a homemade asteroid watch-station in the treehouse, and gets all the other kids involved. Eventually, Sean's mother and her colleague at the DSA help Sean and the others understand how scientists monitor the skies for asteroids, a job that Sean doesn't need to do all by himself. Curriculum: Asteroids are mostly found in the Asteroid Belt. Occasionally an asteroid can break away from the gravity of the Asteroid Belt and intersect with the orbit of the Earth. When a small asteroid enters the Earth's atmosphere, it becomes a meteor and burns up.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Maya & Miguel [#125] The Bet When Maya comes to believe that Miguel has grown overly obsessed with playing videogames, she challenges him to go cold turkey. He agrees --on the condition that she refrain from meddling in other people's business. Whoever gives in first will do the other's chores for two weeks. Miguel has to summon all his strength to resist the lure of electronic games, while Maya is going batty trying to keep herself from offering advice to friends in need. Finally, Maggie has a problem that's just too much for Miguel to solve by himself, so he gives up on the bet in order to enlist Maya's help to find one more big idea. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 pm
    WordGirl [#813H] World's Best Dad/The Good Old, Bad Old Days World's Best Dad - When Becky orders a gigantic book of world records, she decides it's time to help her dad break one. Unfortunately, Victoria Best finds out about their plan and decides she should be the world record holder, not Mr. Botsford. After being bested by Victoria again and again, Becky comes up with a brand new record - one that isn't even in the record book! Will Mr. Botsford beat Victoria fair and square, or will she find a way to take the prize? Vocabulary Words: Attempt, Combine/Combination. The Good Old, Bad Old Days - Becky and Scoops are ready to start working on their school project when the Butcher charges past them. After Becky finds out that he's up to no good, WordGirl is on the case - but the Butcher has changed his usual routine, and leaves WordGirl in the dust! WordGirl discovers that the Butcher's new moves came from a book about how to defeat super heroes. Can WordGirl take back the book and defeat the Butcher before it's too late? Vocabulary Words: Hazy, Reminisce. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#202H] Back to the Past/Odd Squad Needs You * Back to the Past - When the agents are accidentally transported to the future, they need to figure out what day it is or risk a time-tastrophe! Curriculum: Using a calendar, understanding the concept of past, present and future.
    * Odd Squad Needs You - When Odd Squad is asked to make a recruitment commercial, Ms. O proves difficult. Curriculum: Time-learning how many seconds equal a minute, exploring what you can do in 1 minute.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#114H] Tazzy Chris When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 pm
    Arthur [#1902H] Sue Ellen Adds It Up/Wish You Were Here * Sue Ellen Adds It Up - Math, schmath. That's what Sue Ellen thinks.. .until she runs into a problem her artistic vision can't solve. Educational Objective: Sue Ellen realizes that math is a valuable tool for everyday life.
    *Wish You Were Here - Sue Ellen can't wait to meet her pen pal in person. But Tenzin seems to be more interested in cars and fashion than world culture. Has her friend changed, or was Sue Ellen just reading him wrong? Educational Objective: Sue Ellen learns the importance of listening to others.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Arthur [#1905H] Buster Isnt Buying It/One Ornery Critter * Buster Isn't Buying it - Aliens, conspiracy theories, the megatoad.. .Buster believes in everything! That is until his favorite show gets cancelled for false reporting. Now the new Buster isn't buying anything! Can Arthur and friends convince him to have a little faith? Educational Objective: Mr. Morris reminds Buster that the world's more interesting when there's a little mystery in it.
    * One Ornery Critter - Dogs love Arthur! Well, all except Carrot Cake...Can Arthur win over this picky pup, or will he walk away with his tail between his legs? Educational Objective: Arthur realizes he doesn't have to win the approval of everyone (or every pet) that he encounters.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Cyberchase [#209] Double Trouble With special guest star Geoffrey Holder. Out for revenge, Hacker invades Shangri-La and imprisons Master Pi. The kids and Digit arrive as Hacker searches for the Good Vibration - the source of peace and happiness on the cybersite. Trouble doubles with unexpected results for the kids as well as Hacker, Buzz and Delete. Will the good vibrations continue, or will Hacker turn Shangri La into Shangri Blah? The Big Idea: When something grows by doubling, it gets large surprisingly fast, growing ever faster the longer the doubling continues. Math Topic: Growth by Doubling; NCTM Links: Algebra *Science Connection: Comparing growth and patterns of change. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#104H] Martha to the Rescue/Martha Camps Out * Martha to the Rescue - Martha is inspired by her favorite show, "Courageous Collie Carlo." Unfortunately, her attempts to become a doggie hero don't quite work out the way she plans. In the end, both Martha and Helen discover they can be courageous when it really matters. Vocabulary - (E) rescue, courageous, danger, protect(ion), hero(ic) (I) save, strong, harm, escape, trouble.
    * Martha Camps Out - Ronald finds out that Helen and Alice plan to go camping and warns them about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods. Undeterred, the campers set off. After all, everybody knows Big Minnie's imaginary. Or is she?
    * Vocabulary - (E) honorary, brave(ry), earn, merit badge, frighten(ed) (ing), helpful (I) guard, scared, afraid.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Curiosity Quest Goes Green [#506] Solar Panels When it comes to being green solar panels are one of the best ways to help families and companies operate off "the grid." Joel visits a plant that manufactures solar panels that create energy from the sun! duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    WordGirl [#205H] Theme Park Wham-Page/Chuck Makes A Buck * Theme Park Wham-Page - Becky and Bob are anxiously waiting in line for their chance to ride The Coaster - the ultimate new roller coaster ride. The Whammer's enthusiasm for chocolate hot dogs and hi-striker machines at the park could ruin a totally fun day. Will WordGirl forfeit her chance to ride the coaster in order to stop the Whammer destroying the park? Vocabulary Words: Patience, Enthusiastic.
    * Chuck's Job - WordGirl helps Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy get a job as the spokesman for Edible Edibles Sandwiches hoping he will give up a life of crime to stay on the straight and narrow. But Chuck becomes determined to show people what a real sandwich is. Vocabulary Words: Stupendous, Edible.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Odd Squad [#115H] The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away * The Odd Antidote - When Ms. O has bizarre side effects after being sprayed by a weird plant, Olive and Otto must travel around town finding the correct measurements of the ingredients for the medicine to cure her, all while keeping Ms. O's condition a secret from her. Curriculum: Measuring, comparison.
    * The One that Got Away - The only thing that can bring Ms. O's old partner O'Donahue out of retirement is the very thing that put him there in the first place: a mysterious villain and a case that's gone unsolved for years. Curriculum: Number operations; greater than and less than.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Cyberchase [#201] Hugs and Witches It's Valentine's Day, and Hacker captures Doctor Marbles and Lady Ada Lovelace (Jane Curtin), placing them inside a time machine invented by the mathematically-minded Lovelace. The kids and Digit must decipher a series of poems left behind by Lady L, and free them from the time machine before it time travels to the nether world of cyberspace - never to return! Will the kids get there in time, or will Valentine's Day bring nothing but broken hearts? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
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    • early Thurs 9/29 1am-6am: planned KQET/DT25 outage

      (DT25-1 through DT25-3) Late Wed/early Thurs 9/29 1am, the KQET DT25 transmitter will be turned off for maintenance and electrical upgrades. The plan is that the signal should be restored at approximately 6am. Most Over the Air TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter is turned back on. However, a few viewers may […]

    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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