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PBS Kids: Saturday, February 4, 2012

Channels 54.4 •  25.3 | XFINITY 192

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Saturday, February 4, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#113] The Avonlea Herald Under the guidance of Rachel Lynde, who has always had a 'nose-for-news', the children start up The Avonlea Herald, a weekly newspaper. Anne works hard to be made editor. The other children gladly fill their respective posts. As they are working on their first issue, a big story breaks in Avonlea, sending the whole "staff" into action. Anne, in her enthusiasm, takes over all departments. On top of that, her dictatorial management style disheartens the other children. Initially frustrated with "her staff," she comes to realize that it is her own attitude that is the problem. When she allows everyone to have a sense of ownership and to feel the rewards of contributing, the news team starts to function smoothly and the resulting issue is a great success. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#308H] Angelina and the Rock Band/Angelina's Lost Ice Skates * Angelina and the Rock Band - At the Chipping Cheddar Music Day Picnic, Angelina finds her friends rehearsing in a band for a school project. They invite her to join in as a tambourine player. She's ecstatic as she sees celebrity status in her near future - until she learns that she only gets to hit the tambourine once during the entire song. Her enthusiasm wanes and she becomes an unreliable band member. She figures that since she only has a small part, it doesn't matter if she misses rehearsals. When her friends politely kick Angelina out of the band, she realizes the importance of her part, no matter how small.
    * Angelina's Lost Ice Skates - Angelina and Alice are so excited about their big ice show, they rush out of the house and almost forget to take their skates and lunch. Then while practicing jumps in the park, they leave their lunch on the bench and it's gobbled up by some hungry birds. They dash off to Mrs. Thimble's store for smoothies before racing off to the skating rink. But right before the show is about to begin, Angelina discovers that her skates are missing! Oh no - where could they be? She retraces her steps, finds the skates, and returns to the rink. Although she misses her opening solo, she gets back just in time to join Alice for the rest of the performance.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#130] The Food Chain Game Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 1:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#214H] Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby * Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed).
    * Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. What could be wrong with her? Martha sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery. Vocabulary: (E) complain(t)(ed), disposition, cruel, personality, amiable (I) grumpy, crabby, lovable, cranky, cheerful.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Arthur [#129] My Club Rules/Stolen Bike This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "My Club Rules," the kids each create their own club, but find being a lone member isn't as fun as they thought. Francine pretends her bike is stolen in "Stolen Bike," when she's embarrassed about having a used bicycle. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#134] Fashionistas When the girls decide that the school needs a fashion show, Miguel agrees to help out. The problem is, he didn't know he agreed to actually be a model. What's more, in the audience is going to be the new coach of the local soccer travel team - which Miguel is trying out for! Miguel, worried that the coach won't want a player who dresses up in outrageous clothes for a fashion show, has to decide whether to participate or whether to "take a dive." duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    WordGirl [#406] Wordgirl and Bobbleboy/Crime in the Key of V WordGirl and BobbleBoy - TJ decides to make and sell his own WordGirl bobblehead dolls at all of her crime scenes. Unfortunately, the booming sales distract WordGirl so much that she loses her battle with Chuck! Will the bobblehead dolls put WordGirl out of business? Vocabulary Words: Bobble, Souvenir.
    Crime in the Key of V - Determined to be the best at everything, the villainous Victoria Best sets out to be the best superhero in the city and put WordGirl out of commission for good. When Victoria captures Amazing Rope Guy with her tractor beam eyes will WordGirl have to settle for second best? Vocabulary Words: Exceptional, Meddle.
    duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 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 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    The Electric Company [#301H] Off Target A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power...well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. Meanwhile, Francine and Gilda, a new resident in Francine's building and Prankster-in-training, ask Manny to build a machine that can help them prevent Marcus from becoming the newest member of The Electric Company. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    SciGirls [#105H] Horsing Around SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Curiosity Quest [#105] Recycling Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CQ explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate. duration 26:13   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#121H] Falcon City The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#520H] The Fetch Finale It all comes down to this! In the Season 5 Fetch! Finale, Ruff has learned that Purrs, the organization that runs Go Get It!, is an evil cat organization! Purrs plans to brainwash the entire country with a device that makes everyone think they're cats! Purrs is also responsible for the disappearance of Ruff's parents. After learning that Purrs headquarters is hidden somewhere inside a water park, Ruff sends the Fetchers to find a way inside. Now all Ruff needs to do is stop the brainwashing device, find his parents, and crown a Fetch! Grand Champion!! All in a day's work for Ruff Ruffman! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#129] The Slump When Miguel's baseball batting average drops off the charts, the bad vibes begin to extend into all areas of his life. In a desperate attempt to help Miguel regain his magic, Andy and Theo put Miguel through a series of slump-busting exercises... but nothing works, and Miguel quits the team. Meanwhile, Maya is on a mission to get the team new uniforms through sponsorship from neighbors. Friends are skeptical when she sets the extremely high goal of signing twenty- five sponsors, but she perseveres and succeeds. When Miguel sees the shiny new uniforms, he is inspired by his sister's determination. He returns to the team just in time to break out of his slump. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Martha Speaks [#214H] Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby * Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed).
    * Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. What could be wrong with her? Martha sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery. Vocabulary: (E) complain(t)(ed), disposition, cruel, personality, amiable (I) grumpy, crabby, lovable, cranky, cheerful.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    The Electric Company [#301H] Off Target A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power...well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. Meanwhile, Francine and Gilda, a new resident in Francine's building and Prankster-in-training, ask Manny to build a machine that can help them prevent Marcus from becoming the newest member of The Electric Company. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#308H] Angelina and the Rock Band/Angelina's Lost Ice Skates * Angelina and the Rock Band - At the Chipping Cheddar Music Day Picnic, Angelina finds her friends rehearsing in a band for a school project. They invite her to join in as a tambourine player. She's ecstatic as she sees celebrity status in her near future - until she learns that she only gets to hit the tambourine once during the entire song. Her enthusiasm wanes and she becomes an unreliable band member. She figures that since she only has a small part, it doesn't matter if she misses rehearsals. When her friends politely kick Angelina out of the band, she realizes the importance of her part, no matter how small.
    * Angelina's Lost Ice Skates - Angelina and Alice are so excited about their big ice show, they rush out of the house and almost forget to take their skates and lunch. Then while practicing jumps in the park, they leave their lunch on the bench and it's gobbled up by some hungry birds. They dash off to Mrs. Thimble's store for smoothies before racing off to the skating rink. But right before the show is about to begin, Angelina discovers that her skates are missing! Oh no - where could they be? She retraces her steps, finds the skates, and returns to the rink. Although she misses her opening solo, she gets back just in time to join Alice for the rest of the performance.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#113] The Avonlea Herald Under the guidance of Rachel Lynde, who has always had a 'nose-for-news', the children start up The Avonlea Herald, a weekly newspaper. Anne works hard to be made editor. The other children gladly fill their respective posts. As they are working on their first issue, a big story breaks in Avonlea, sending the whole "staff" into action. Anne, in her enthusiasm, takes over all departments. On top of that, her dictatorial management style disheartens the other children. Initially frustrated with "her staff," she comes to realize that it is her own attitude that is the problem. When she allows everyone to have a sense of ownership and to feel the rewards of contributing, the news team starts to function smoothly and the resulting issue is a great success. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    WordGirl [#406] Wordgirl and Bobbleboy/Crime in the Key of V WordGirl and BobbleBoy - TJ decides to make and sell his own WordGirl bobblehead dolls at all of her crime scenes. Unfortunately, the booming sales distract WordGirl so much that she loses her battle with Chuck! Will the bobblehead dolls put WordGirl out of business? Vocabulary Words: Bobble, Souvenir.
    Crime in the Key of V - Determined to be the best at everything, the villainous Victoria Best sets out to be the best superhero in the city and put WordGirl out of commission for good. When Victoria captures Amazing Rope Guy with her tractor beam eyes will WordGirl have to settle for second best? Vocabulary Words: Exceptional, Meddle.
    duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#202H] Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy * Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s).
    * Martha's No Dummy - Granny Flo is hosting a variety show. Helen and Carolina team up to perform a pantomime, Alice practices her tap routine, and Truman perfects his water glass symphony, but TD and Martha struggle to come up with an act. Will they ever find their voice? Vocabulary: (E) pantomime, routine(s)(ly), rehears(ing)(al)(ed) , ventriloquist, entertain(ment)(ing)(ed) (I) host(ing), show, old-fashioned, star(dom)(s), act.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Raggs [#109] Play It's Puppy Play Day and Pido and B.Max can't decide which games to play inside and which to play outside. Plus, the dogs discover it's more fun playing together than alone. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#520H] The Fetch Finale It all comes down to this! In the Season 5 Fetch! Finale, Ruff has learned that Purrs, the organization that runs Go Get It!, is an evil cat organization! Purrs plans to brainwash the entire country with a device that makes everyone think they're cats! Purrs is also responsible for the disappearance of Ruff's parents. After learning that Purrs headquarters is hidden somewhere inside a water park, Ruff sends the Fetchers to find a way inside. Now all Ruff needs to do is stop the brainwashing device, find his parents, and crown a Fetch! Grand Champion!! All in a day's work for Ruff Ruffman! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    The Electric Company [#301H] Off Target A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power...well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. Meanwhile, Francine and Gilda, a new resident in Francine's building and Prankster-in-training, ask Manny to build a machine that can help them prevent Marcus from becoming the newest member of The Electric Company. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#308H] Angelina and the Rock Band/Angelina's Lost Ice Skates * Angelina and the Rock Band - At the Chipping Cheddar Music Day Picnic, Angelina finds her friends rehearsing in a band for a school project. They invite her to join in as a tambourine player. She's ecstatic as she sees celebrity status in her near future - until she learns that she only gets to hit the tambourine once during the entire song. Her enthusiasm wanes and she becomes an unreliable band member. She figures that since she only has a small part, it doesn't matter if she misses rehearsals. When her friends politely kick Angelina out of the band, she realizes the importance of her part, no matter how small.
    * Angelina's Lost Ice Skates - Angelina and Alice are so excited about their big ice show, they rush out of the house and almost forget to take their skates and lunch. Then while practicing jumps in the park, they leave their lunch on the bench and it's gobbled up by some hungry birds. They dash off to Mrs. Thimble's store for smoothies before racing off to the skating rink. But right before the show is about to begin, Angelina discovers that her skates are missing! Oh no - where could they be? She retraces her steps, finds the skates, and returns to the rink. Although she misses her opening solo, she gets back just in time to join Alice for the rest of the performance.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#113] The Avonlea Herald Under the guidance of Rachel Lynde, who has always had a 'nose-for-news', the children start up The Avonlea Herald, a weekly newspaper. Anne works hard to be made editor. The other children gladly fill their respective posts. As they are working on their first issue, a big story breaks in Avonlea, sending the whole "staff" into action. Anne, in her enthusiasm, takes over all departments. On top of that, her dictatorial management style disheartens the other children. Initially frustrated with "her staff," she comes to realize that it is her own attitude that is the problem. When she allows everyone to have a sense of ownership and to feel the rewards of contributing, the news team starts to function smoothly and the resulting issue is a great success. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 pm
    Arthur [#204] Arthur Makes A Movie/Go to Your Room! Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide they'll make a film of their own. With Muffy directing and Arthur playing the dashing, urbane hero, how bad could it be? In part two, D.W. feels misunderstood when she's sent to her room for 10 whole minutes! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#115] Your Secret Valentine/Perfect Pet Your Secret Valentine - It's Clifford's first Valentine's Day, and he wants to make a golden retriever pup his new friend by making her his Valentine. Unfortunately, Norville and Jorge convince him that he has to impress her first with tricks and feats of strength and generosity. Daffodil disagrees. She keeps telling Clifford to be himself. Luckily, someone else shows him just how nice it can be to be yourself. Perfect Pet - When the animals find out that Shun is going to get a pet, they each try to influence his opinion. But, rather than convincing him to get one type of pet over another, they make him decide not to get any pet at all. Realizing their mistake, they put their heads together to help Shun find the perfect pet. duration 28:55   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#125] Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed * Clothes Don't Make the Dog - T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him.
    * Short-Changed - When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. Emily soon learns that love comes in all sizes.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#207H] The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog * The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time.
    * Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. Now Martha wants to become a sled dog, too! Weaselgraft and Pablum overhear her desire to mush. Will Malto deliver herself right into their hands? Vocabulary: (E) serum, sled, vehicle, transform, accelerate (I) glide, hitch, steer, haul, brake.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#124] Kerhonk When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 3:00 pm
    Arthur [#301] Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter Buster's coming home! Today!! The word spreads fast, but so does the fear that Buster will be ... different, somehow. He has been traveling all over the world and even visited countries where they eat snails and stuff. Will he ever want to hang out with plain old Arthur again? In the second story, Art Garfunkel lends his voice and likeness to the guitar-strumming moose minstrel who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter"--the story of how Buster feels when he comes home to Elwood City. It seems to Buster that, not only have his friends changed while he was gone, but they've forgotten all about him! Will he ever fit in again? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#520H] The Fetch Finale It all comes down to this! In the Season 5 Fetch! Finale, Ruff has learned that Purrs, the organization that runs Go Get It!, is an evil cat organization! Purrs plans to brainwash the entire country with a device that makes everyone think they're cats! Purrs is also responsible for the disappearance of Ruff's parents. After learning that Purrs headquarters is hidden somewhere inside a water park, Ruff sends the Fetchers to find a way inside. Now all Ruff needs to do is stop the brainwashing device, find his parents, and crown a Fetch! Grand Champion!! All in a day's work for Ruff Ruffman! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Design Squad [#210] No Crying In Baseball The teams must hit a home run for Del "The Dogman" Christman - local celebrity and hot dog vendor for the Lowell Spinners (a Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox) - who is in need of an onion dispenser to dress up his dogs. D-Squad Pro File: 25-year-olds Curtis Cruz and Becky O'Hara, engineers for Rawlings Sporting Goods, have a dream job that combines their passion for baseball with their love of math and science. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#108] Home Building Most of us live in one, but do you know how it was built? Join Joel and J.D. Pierce as they lay down the blue prints for the home building process. duration 26:29   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    WordGirl [#408] Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity Have Snob, Will Travel - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. Tobey's PlayGround Calamity - Ms. Davis holds a recycling fundraiser contest to raise money for a new playground, which was destroyed by villains over the weekend. It will be dedicated in honor of the winner. Will Becky finally be recognized for her merits over WordGirl? Or will Tobey and his evil robots destroy the city in his quest to win? Vocabulary Words: Dedicate, Calamity. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Cyberchase [#802] Face-Off To compete for the prestigious Penguia Cup, Fluff wants to wear his dad's lucky hockey skates - but his teammates won't let him! They're all going to wear the cool new Cyberblades they saw advertised on TV. To change their minds, Fluff must analyze a sneaky ad and prove the new skates are not the best choice for the big game. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#125] Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed * Clothes Don't Make the Dog - T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him.
    * Short-Changed - When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. Emily soon learns that love comes in all sizes.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#115] Your Secret Valentine/Perfect Pet Your Secret Valentine - It's Clifford's first Valentine's Day, and he wants to make a golden retriever pup his new friend by making her his Valentine. Unfortunately, Norville and Jorge convince him that he has to impress her first with tricks and feats of strength and generosity. Daffodil disagrees. She keeps telling Clifford to be himself. Luckily, someone else shows him just how nice it can be to be yourself. Perfect Pet - When the animals find out that Shun is going to get a pet, they each try to influence his opinion. But, rather than convincing him to get one type of pet over another, they make him decide not to get any pet at all. Realizing their mistake, they put their heads together to help Shun find the perfect pet. duration 28:55   STEREO
  • 7:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#124] Kerhonk When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#202H] Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy * Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s).
    * Martha's No Dummy - Granny Flo is hosting a variety show. Helen and Carolina team up to perform a pantomime, Alice practices her tap routine, and Truman perfects his water glass symphony, but TD and Martha struggle to come up with an act. Will they ever find their voice? Vocabulary: (E) pantomime, routine(s)(ly), rehears(ing)(al)(ed) , ventriloquist, entertain(ment)(ing)(ed) (I) host(ing), show, old-fashioned, star(dom)(s), act.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Arthur [#301] Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter Buster's coming home! Today!! The word spreads fast, but so does the fear that Buster will be ... different, somehow. He has been traveling all over the world and even visited countries where they eat snails and stuff. Will he ever want to hang out with plain old Arthur again? In the second story, Art Garfunkel lends his voice and likeness to the guitar-strumming moose minstrel who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter"--the story of how Buster feels when he comes home to Elwood City. It seems to Buster that, not only have his friends changed while he was gone, but they've forgotten all about him! Will he ever fit in again? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Maya & Miguel [#130] The Dogwalkers In order to send their neighbor, the retired Broadway dancer Mrs. Salviati, to her high school reunion, Maya and Miguel decide to open a pet-care business to raise money for the plane fare. But when they take on a few too many jobs, they are overwhelmed with neighborhood pets needing to be walked, fed, bathed, groomed and clipped. In the end, they learn not to bite off more than they can chew. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    WordGirl [#201] A Vote for Becky/Class Act A Vote for Becky: It's Election Day! 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? Vocabulary Words: Elect, Candidate. 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? Vocabulary Words: Ramble, Articulate. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Cyberchase [#702] The Emperor Has Snow Clothes Hacker has crowned himself Emperor of Penguia and deposited the real emperor as a frozen statue in a distant corner of the site. The CyberSquad arrives just as a crippling snowstorm makes its way across Penguia in a path that seems destined to collide with their rescue. Digit uses updates on the storm's progress from cyberweathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) to help the kids track the storm. Will the kids be able to predict where and when it will hit next - or will the storm stop them from saving the Emperor from a frozen fate? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    The Electric Company [#301H] Off Target A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power...well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. Meanwhile, Francine and Gilda, a new resident in Francine's building and Prankster-in-training, ask Manny to build a machine that can help them prevent Marcus from becoming the newest member of The Electric Company. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Design Squad [#210] No Crying In Baseball The teams must hit a home run for Del "The Dogman" Christman - local celebrity and hot dog vendor for the Lowell Spinners (a Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox) - who is in need of an onion dispenser to dress up his dogs. D-Squad Pro File: 25-year-olds Curtis Cruz and Becky O'Hara, engineers for Rawlings Sporting Goods, have a dream job that combines their passion for baseball with their love of math and science. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#108] Home Building Most of us live in one, but do you know how it was built? Join Joel and J.D. Pierce as they lay down the blue prints for the home building process. duration 26:29   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#124] Kerhonk When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 12:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#114] Chores Eclipsed Anne eagerly plans a party to coincide with the coming lunar eclipse - until her obsession causes her to neglect her household chores and throw Green Gables into chaos. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#309H] Angelina and the New Music Store/Angelina and Ms. Mimi * Angelina and the New Music Store - Angelina wants to celebrate the opening of her dad's new music store with a splashy party and a musical production. She enlists Marco and Vici to play some of the instruments that will be sold in the store. The trouble is, Mrs. Thimble, whose store is directly across the street, doesn't appreciate the loud music that interferes with her daily nap. Angelina has to find a way to keep the party going without disturbing Mrs. Thimble. Inspired by Polly, she comes up with a solution: they play a soothing lullaby to help Mrs. Thimble fall asleep - solving two problems at once!
    * Angelina and Ms. Mimi - When Ms. Mimi introduces the class to a new drum kit, Angelina gets carried away and can't seem to stop talking. When Ms. Mimi gently admonishes her, Angelina is mortified. In her efforts to regain Ms. Mimi's favor, she upsets her friends by missing important rehearsals for their lunchtime show. Eventually, she realizes that she has been overreacting to Ms. Mimi's reproach. After lots of practice, she joins her friends in time for the performance.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
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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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Channel 9.3, 54.5
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