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TV Daily Schedule: KQED Kids

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KQED Kids: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Comcast 192  •  Digital 54.4

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Thursday, August 30, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#110] Bully by the Horns Ralph, the new kid in town, is bullying Felix. Anne tries to stick up for her younger schoolmate, only to find that she herself has become a bit of a bully to Ralph. With her help, Felix applies some creative tactics, which help diffuse Ralph's aggression, and even to offer the beginnings of friendship. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#311H] Angelina's Sleepover/Angelina's Noisy, Messy Lunchtime * Angelina's Sleepover - Angelina, Vici, and Gracie are preparing for the Silly Hat Carnival. The night before, they convince Mum to let them have a sleepover so they'll have more time to finish making their hats. They have a great time, but don't do much sleeping, and end up missing an important morning rehearsal for a big ballet performance. The girls have to choose between attending the annual Silly Hat Carnival, a tradition in Mouseland, and preparing for the performance with a make-up rehearsal.
    * Angelina's Noisy, Messy Lunchtime - Angelina and her friends are so noisy and messy during lunch time rehearsal that Ms. Mimi has to shut down the Lunchbox Theatre right before the big Spring Talent Show. When Angelina lets students rehearse in her attic dance studio, she learns, first hand, the value of respecting her fellow performers and the performance space!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#103H] Aardvark Town When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 1:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#115H] Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2 * Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. She leads an escape attempt, only to find that freedom isn't much without a family. (1st of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) abandon, deserted, neglected, overlooked, (un) fortunate (I) alone, forgot, harsh, lonely, tough, rough.
    * Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind. Adopting that many dogs is out of the question, so Martha, Helen, and TD cook up a plan to find families for the pound pooches. (2nd of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) adopt, affection, devoted, embrace, loyal. (I) adore, belong, care, dream, hope.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Arthur [#1305] No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending * No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine.
    * Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#158] Good Luck Paco After a couple of coincidences, the kids become convinced that Paco is a good luck charm. At first it's great fun, but soon Paco is in so much demand to give everyone good fortune that the poor parrot is getting worn out. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    WordGirl [#214H] The Wrong Side of the Law: Part 1/The Wrong Side Of the Law: Part 2 The Wrong Side of the Law: Part 1 - The Birthday Girl steals a priceless collection of Pretty Princess figurines from the jewelry store ("Mine! Mine! MINE!"). In an unexpected turn of events Eileen (a.k.a. the Birthday Girl) charms the Police Commissioner and convinces him that WordGirl is the culprit. Vocabulary Words: Examine, Priceless.
    Part 2 - WordGirl is stuck in jail, accused of stealing the priceless collection of Pretty Princess figurines while the villains of the city are running amok. What will happen when WordGirl gets cross-examined by her mom in court? Will WordGirl be able prove her innocence, save the city from chaos, and put the real criminal behind bars? Vocabulary Words: Objection, Trial.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 am
    Cyberchase [#121] Less Than Zero The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. And when they discover that there are levels beneath what they thought was "zero," the kids must tap into the power of negative numbers. The Big Idea: Numbers don't have to stop at zero! Negative numbers -- numbers that are less than zero -- can extend the range of what you can measure on a scale and give you the ability to compare numbers using direction as well as amount. Math Topic: Negative Numbers NCTM Links: Number & Operations. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    The Electric Company [#309H] Tip It Or Dip It Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    DragonflyTV [#306Z] Planet Earth Los Angeles rafters learn to read and ride the whitewater as they shoot down American River, exploring the ecology, geology and splashy thrills of the infamous rapids known as Satan's Cesspool. And DRAGONFLY TV spins a new query: how can you prove that the Earth actually rotates around the sun? duration 28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Curiosity Quest [#201] Glass Blowing Did you know that glass blowing is when you blow into a long tube to expand glass? Tune into this Curiosity Quest to find out more about glass blowing. duration 26:22   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#103H] Aardvark Town When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#516H] Wolfing Down Some Barbeque Ruff has a family reunion barbeque, and invites some distant relatives-wolves! He sends Emmie and Rubye to Yellowstone National Park to learn all about wolves, and sends Jay and Marc to South Carolina to make some authentic southern barbeque. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#158] Good Luck Paco After a couple of coincidences, the kids become convinced that Paco is a good luck charm. At first it's great fun, but soon Paco is in so much demand to give everyone good fortune that the poor parrot is getting worn out. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Martha Speaks [#115H] Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2 * Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. She leads an escape attempt, only to find that freedom isn't much without a family. (1st of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) abandon, deserted, neglected, overlooked, (un) fortunate (I) alone, forgot, harsh, lonely, tough, rough.
    * Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind. Adopting that many dogs is out of the question, so Martha, Helen, and TD cook up a plan to find families for the pound pooches. (2nd of two parts). Vocabulary - (E) adopt, affection, devoted, embrace, loyal. (I) adore, belong, care, dream, hope.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    The Electric Company [#309H] Tip It Or Dip It Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#310H] Angelina and Super Polly/Angelina's Dance Like A Cake * Angelina and Super Polly - Polly adores a book about a mouseling girl who acquires superhero powers when she hears a trumpet fanfare. Polly starts to think maybe she has superpowers, too! She gets a fanfare recording from her father, but after several failed attempts it becomes clear that Polly has no superpowers at all. Vici, Marco, and Angelina explain that everyone is super at something - like dance, or telling stories, or being a good friend. They encourage her to try a variety of things to find her special ability - and it turns out Polly's a super singer!
    * Angelina's Dance Like a Cake Day - Vici puts together Dance Like a Cake Day in which her friends must bring a cake or sweet associated with a dance. AZ plans an upside down dance and will bring a pineapple upside down cake. Vici plans to bring lemon twist bars so she can dance the twist. Alice is set on pancakes and will perform a gymnastic dance with flips. Angelina wants to do a Hansel and Gretel dance and plans on bringing a gingerbread house. When her cake collapses due to Polly's attempt to help, Angelina doesn't know what to do. Just when time is about to run out, she's inspired by Marco, who is learning to play the castanets - Angelina make cookies using Spanish oranges and dances the flamenco!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#109] Idle Chatter Anne thinks she may have seen Gilbert cheating on a test, and her decision to discuss her unfounded suspicions with other schoolmates harms Gilbert's grades and reputation. When Anne sees the error of her ways, she scrambles to fix things - but is it too late? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    WordGirl [#214H] The Wrong Side of the Law: Part 1/The Wrong Side Of the Law: Part 2 The Wrong Side of the Law: Part 1 - The Birthday Girl steals a priceless collection of Pretty Princess figurines from the jewelry store ("Mine! Mine! MINE!"). In an unexpected turn of events Eileen (a.k.a. the Birthday Girl) charms the Police Commissioner and convinces him that WordGirl is the culprit. Vocabulary Words: Examine, Priceless.
    Part 2 - WordGirl is stuck in jail, accused of stealing the priceless collection of Pretty Princess figurines while the villains of the city are running amok. What will happen when WordGirl gets cross-examined by her mom in court? Will WordGirl be able prove her innocence, save the city from chaos, and put the real criminal behind bars? Vocabulary Words: Objection, Trial.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#112H] Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha * Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting! Vocabulary - (E) thrill(ing), hero, villain, astonish, humongous (I) boring, exciting, adventure, incredible, amazing, dull.
    * Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town. But when Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous Carlo really is, she has to help him save his reputation or Carlo's TV career could be history. Vocabulary - (E) ecstatic, embarrass, enthusiastic, eager, reputation (I) fear, excited, glad, upset, fan.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Raggs [#142H] Forest During Funky Forest Friday, the dogs help Pido tell the story of Little Red Riding Pup. When Trilby wants to go camping, the dogs pretend their garden is a forest for camping. Together, they figure out all the things they would need to bring for a successful camping trip. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#516H] Wolfing Down Some Barbeque Ruff has a family reunion barbeque, and invites some distant relatives-wolves! He sends Emmie and Rubye to Yellowstone National Park to learn all about wolves, and sends Jay and Marc to South Carolina to make some authentic southern barbeque. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    The Electric Company [#309H] Tip It Or Dip It Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#311H] Angelina's Sleepover/Angelina's Noisy, Messy Lunchtime * Angelina's Sleepover - Angelina, Vici, and Gracie are preparing for the Silly Hat Carnival. The night before, they convince Mum to let them have a sleepover so they'll have more time to finish making their hats. They have a great time, but don't do much sleeping, and end up missing an important morning rehearsal for a big ballet performance. The girls have to choose between attending the annual Silly Hat Carnival, a tradition in Mouseland, and preparing for the performance with a make-up rehearsal.
    * Angelina's Noisy, Messy Lunchtime - Angelina and her friends are so noisy and messy during lunch time rehearsal that Ms. Mimi has to shut down the Lunchbox Theatre right before the big Spring Talent Show. When Angelina lets students rehearse in her attic dance studio, she learns, first hand, the value of respecting her fellow performers and the performance space!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#110] Bully by the Horns Ralph, the new kid in town, is bullying Felix. Anne tries to stick up for her younger schoolmate, only to find that she herself has become a bit of a bully to Ralph. With her help, Felix applies some creative tactics, which help diffuse Ralph's aggression, and even to offer the beginnings of friendship. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 pm
    Arthur [#1305] No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending * No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine.
    * Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#112] Sing-A-Song Norville/ Tell Me A Tale * Sing-A-Song Norville - After encouraging Norville to practice his singing, it's up to Clifford to find a way to tell his friend his constant singing is inconsiderate.
    * Tell Me A Tale - A snowstorm keeps Shun, Emily Elizabeth and Nina from going outside to play. Shun thinks of a fun way to relieve their boredom.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#215] Another Fine Mess/King Mac * Another Fine Mess - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When Emily Elizabeth puts off the responsibility of cleaning her room, the mess grows until she can't find anything. She spends so much time trying to find things that she misses out on fun activities like reading to Clifford and playing with her friends. She soon learns that taking care of responsibility now can save a lot of trouble later.
    * King Mac - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When T-Bone thinks he is responsible for getting Mac in trouble, he goes overboard to help Mac in any way he can. But Mac shows a lack of respect for their friendship by taking advantage of his little friend's guilt.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#112H] Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha * Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting! Vocabulary - (E) thrill(ing), hero, villain, astonish, humongous (I) boring, exciting, adventure, incredible, amazing, dull.
    * Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town. But when Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous Carlo really is, she has to help him save his reputation or Carlo's TV career could be history. Vocabulary - (E) ecstatic, embarrass, enthusiastic, eager, reputation (I) fear, excited, glad, upset, fan.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#103H] Aardvark Town When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 3:00 pm
    Arthur [#1304] Macfrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky * MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed?
    * The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. But when Emily starts ruffling the feathers of other pre-schoolers on the playground, Binky worries he hasn't been the best role model. Can Binky restore Emily to her former, tea-party loving self?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#513] Look What The Dog Dug Up! When Ruff digs up a sarcophagus in his backyard, he's convinced it's an authentic Egyptian mummy, and he's also convinced it comes with a curse. He sends the FETCHers to the Museum of Fine Arts to authenticate the artifact, and also to a carbon dating lab to verify the age of the mummy. The kids then go through Tomb, an Egypt-themed amusement park to solve the mystery of the mummy. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Design Squad [#205] Water Dancing Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. D-Squad Pro File: Greg Jones applies his mechanical engineering skills in a broad range of artistic endeavors including "La Contessa," a replica of a 40-foot Spanish galleon built over a school bus. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#202] Honeys Beekeepers are the unsung heroes for those of us who love honey. Join Joel and co-host Melissa as they dive hands first into honeybee hives. duration 26:22   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    WordGirl [#212H] Who Wants Candy?/Chuck's Brother * Who Wants Candy? - On a field trip to the local candy factory, The Birthday Girl goes on a candy eating spree. WordGirl must find a way to save the city's candy and win back her best friend and field trip buddy, Violet. Vocabulary Words: Awestruck, Mastermind.
    * Chuck's Brother - Chuck's successful brother, Brent is in town and being honored for his latest invention... crustless bread! As the city prepares for the celebration, Chuck's envy gets the better of him. Can WordGirl stop Chuck from destroying the precious Golden Sandwich Award? Vocabulary Words: Sibling, Envious.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Cyberchase [#121] Less Than Zero The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. And when they discover that there are levels beneath what they thought was "zero," the kids must tap into the power of negative numbers. The Big Idea: Numbers don't have to stop at zero! Negative numbers -- numbers that are less than zero -- can extend the range of what you can measure on a scale and give you the ability to compare numbers using direction as well as amount. Math Topic: Negative Numbers NCTM Links: Number & Operations. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#216] Who Moved My Bone/Clifford The Pirate King * Who Moved My Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Be A Good Friend When Cleo accuses T-Bone of trying to steal her bone, Clifford gets caught in the middle of his two feuding friends. His efforts finally pay off when Cleo and T-Bone realize that their friendship is worth more than a silly old bone.
    * Clifford the Pirate King - Clifford's Big Idea: Work Together After reading the book Treasure Island in school, the kids decide to throw a "Treasure Island" theme party. Clifford helps them prepare for the festivities on Charley's houseboat. But once the party begins, they discover Clifford is too big for the boat. The kids choose to relocate the party rather than let Clifford feel left out.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#113] No Small Parts, Only Small Puppies/Sing-A-Song Norville * Hoop Dreams: When Evan joins the school basketball team he is discouraged by the fact that he's much smaller than his teammates. Can Clifford help Evan learn to use his small size to his advantage?
    * Doggie Duds: When Jorge neglects to take off a new sweater that Nina knit him, he accidentally rips it while playing with Clifford. Jorge must decide if he will tell Nina the truth.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#101H] Mom of a Croc Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#116H] Raiders of the Lost Art/Martha Says It with Flowers * Raiders of the Lost Art - After TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a caricature of his art teacher instead of a perfectly good drawing of the back of Chuck Smith's head), he panics. With Truman and Martha keeping an eye out for the janitor, Helen and TD sneak into the school after hours to switch the drawings. But will they get caught, or worse still, eaten by a desert mountain snow wolf?
    * Martha Says It with Flowers - Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille. To prove that she's really considerate, she decides to do something really special for Grandma's birthday. But finding the perfect present for a human is a lot harder than it looks.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Arthur [#703] Ants In Arthur's Pants/Don't Ask Muffy * Ants in Arthur's - Pants To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got `em to ace his ant project... until the crawly creatures end up everywhere but in their ant-farm! Can Arthur's P.A.N.T.S. save his project - and save the ants from the exterminator?
    * Don't Ask Muffy - Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper to launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host. There's only one problem - the kids are ignoring her, and flocking to a mystery advice-giver instead! If Muffy wants to be as popular as Hoprah Linseed, she'll have to learn a few lessons about competition and what really makes a good listener...
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Maya & Miguel [#159] Paging Dr. Maya When a break from school comes, everyone looks forward to frittering away the days doing something fun and enjoyable. Maya's idea of "fun and enjoyable" is helping people. She tries to volunteer at the Community Center bingo game, but ends up accidentally wreaking havoc. When one of the bingo players recommends Maya volunteer for his daughter, Dr. Dasgupta the veterinarian, Maya jumps at the chance. She has a special bond with animals, after all. But when Maya mis-hears a conversation Dr. Dasgupta is having, she mistakenly believes that Dr. Dasgupta is going out of business. Eager to help her favorite vet, Maya launches a campaign to draw more business to Dr. Dasgupta's clinic... which works too well! Soon even elephants are lining up for treatment. Dr. Dasgupta is mortified... she wasn't planning on going out of business, she was planning on going on vacation! Fortunately, it all works out in the end when Maya calls in Dr. Dasgupta's father, who is also a veterinarian. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    WordGirl [#215H] Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce * Two Brains Quartet - For the city's centennial celebration the Mayor promises to unveil its 100 year old cheese wheel to the winner of the Barbershop Quartet Competition. Both the Botsford family and Dr. Two Brains are assembling talented groups. Will Dr. Two Brains be able to sing his way to victory and run away with the city's oldest and most valuable cheese? Vocabulary Words: Melodious, Quartet.
    * Big's Big Bounce - Becky and Bob join the City Scout Troop only to discover Mr. Big is the Guest Troop Leader. He vows to motivate Troop 865 to sell the most Scholastic Crunch Granola Bars in order to win the world famous Mega-Jump Trampoline. Vocabulary Words: Boost, Tempting.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Cyberchase [#303] A World Without Zero Why does glamorous Gollywood go ga-ga when a nobody like Mister Z skips town? It's a fiendish Hacker scheme, of course. Because of a poison pen campaign devised by Hacker, Mister Z feels worthless and unwanted. He decides to leave Gollywood, taking his zeroes with him. The sudden disappearance of the number zero causes confusion and chaos, exactly as Hacker planned. As Hacker becomes the biggest star in Gollywood, the kids and Digit must show Mister Z he does indeed have a value by demonstrating the importance of the number zero. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    The Electric Company [#310H] The Junior Assistant Francine wants to be on the next season of the "The Junior Assistant, " a reality show run by The Ronald, one of the most rich and famous people in the world. She must collaborate with Hector and The Electric Company to make six hundred cookies by five o'clock in order to prove she's worthy of being on the show. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Design Squad [#205] Water Dancing Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. D-Squad Pro File: Greg Jones applies his mechanical engineering skills in a broad range of artistic endeavors including "La Contessa," a replica of a 40-foot Spanish galleon built over a school bus. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#113] Water Bottling Ever wonder where bottled water comes from? Joel pours through a water bottling company to get a refreshing view of the industry that wants to quench your thirst. Watch as Joel drinks more water on this episode that most people drink in one week! duration 26:29   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#101H] Mom of a Croc Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#111] The Ice Cream Promise When Anne agrees to help Marilla make ice cream, she has no idea what she's gotten herself into. A small promise becomes a sizeable commitment. She soon realizes that she is missing out on other activities she would rather do. Even Marilla feels she has bitten off more than she can chew. Still, neither knows how to broach the topic with the other. Good thing Matthew's around. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#312H] Angelina's Holiday Treats/Angelina and the Front Row Ticket * Angelina's Holiday Treats - Angelina is anticipating her performance in "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" at the holiday showcase. She also can't wait for the holiday party afterwards. But in between final rehearsal and the performance, she and Marco overindulge in candy canes and a few too many slices of Mum's fruitcake. They soon feel rather uncomfortable and realize they should have followed AZ's example of eating healthy snacks before the performance. They make it through their dance in the holiday showcase - just barely - and are determined to exercise a little more moderation in the future!
    * Angelina and the Front Row Ticket - In her excitement, Angelina invites Alice and Vici to see The Nutcracker. But there's one problem:her Mum bought only one extra ticket for only one of her friends! In an effort to make things right and not hurt either friend's feelings, Angelina gives the tickets to both Alice and Vici, and misses the show herself - or, at least that's what she thinks is going to happen.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
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    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

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