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KQED Kids: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Comcast 192  •  Digital 54.4

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#105] A Question of Rules The Avonlea kids prepare for their annual Hunt for the Golden Crown, which has very complex rules and rituals. The only problem is, the adults have given other rules which mean they won't be able to play this year. A dilemma ensues for Anne and the children: which rules should they follow? After thinking that rules are silly and unnecessary, Anne learns that certain rules are important to obey. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#304H] Angelina and The Hip Hop Kid/Angelina and the Broken Fiddle * Angelina and the Hip Hop Kid - There's a new mouseling at Camembert Academy: AZ! The girls are eager to meet him, especially since he knows how to dance hip hop, but they definitely do not want him as a ballet partner - he's not a ballet dancer. It's not until Angelina is reluctantly paired up with AZ that she learns you can't judge a book by its cover. Not only does he know hip hop, but AZ is pretty great at ballet too!
    * Angelina and the Broken Fiddle - When Angelina and Polly accidentally break their dad's fiddle, they come up with elaborate excuses to cover their mistake. But in the end, the girls learn that it's always best to tell the truth. They redeem themselves by helping to pay for the fiddle repairs before returning home for some folk dancing fun.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#136H] A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 1:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#101H] Martha Speaks/Martha Gives Advice * Martha Speaks (book based) - When Martha eats alphabet soup, the letters go to her brain and she develops the ability to talk. And boy, does she talk. After her family complains that she talks too much, she clams up and stops eating her soup. Then a cat burglar breaks into her house, and Martha finds herself speechless. Can she get help in time? Vocabulary - (E) express, discuss(ion), mumble, exclaim, shout (I) speak(ing), jabber(ing), talk, whisper(ing), communicate. < br />* Martha Gives Advice - Helen's cousin Carolina is a little bit older but a lot more fashion-conscious. Helen tries to take her advice, even though she's pretty happy with how she looks already. Then Martha becomes the new host of a radio advice show, and people start doing some pretty strange things. Will Helen learn whose opinion really matters? Vocabulary - (E) persuade, defend, encourage, groan(ed), advice (I) (dis)agree, suggest, offer(ing), plead, sigh, opinion. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Arthur [#1501] Fifteen - Parts I & II How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#114] Family Time Noticing that everyone in her family is overworked, overtired, and overstressed, Maya concludes that they all have been missing "family time" - quality time spent alone as a family. Maya and Miguel plan a camping trip to a state park - and do all the planning and packing themselves to make things easier on their very busy parents and grandmother. But when they arrive at their campsite, the kids have forgotten some essentials - and rain, wildlife, and a capsized boat threaten to make their escape a disaster. In the end, however, la familia Santos discovers the only thing they really need is time together. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    WordGirl [#106] Book Ends/Mr. Big * Book Ends: When WordGirl accuses Tobey of being too predictable with his crimes, he responds by using his robots to hold WG's beloved town library hostage, unless she plays them in a game of winner-take-all dodge ball.
    * Mr. Big: Mr. Big, a slick business man up to no good, introduces his new product: "The Thing" that does "stuff". WordGirl must figure out his secret motive and save the city.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 am
    Cyberchase [#213] A Time to Cook Hacker finds the part he needs to fix his Magnetic Magnotube - a machine that would disable Motherboard forever - in a most unlikely place. All he has to do to get it is win a cooking contest on the hit cyberspace TV show, The Fearless Chef. Hacker's plan? To kidnap his competition. But the Cybersquad is on to him. The girls go on a rescue mission to save the Fearless Chef, while Matt and Digit take on Hacker. Digit is already a celebrity chef, so this should be a piece of cake. They must race the clock and Hacker to cook three delicious dishes in three outrageous locations. Will Digit beat Hacker? Only time will tell. Math Topic: Elapsed Time; NCTM Links: Measurement. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    The Electric Company [#304H] Pies for Puppies It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    DragonflyTV [#702Z] Hockey Sticks/Butterfly Wings Hockey Sticks - Nicholas and Jordan love hockey. They know that carbon nanotubes are used in some hockey sticks, but aren't sure how the tiny structures change the equipment. They head to Boston's Museum of Science to learn more about carbon nanotubes. Then, they put their sticks to the test on the ice. Finally, with help from scientists at Harvard University, they compare the tensile strength of the sticks and use powerful microscopes to "see" carbon nanotubes. Butterfly Wings - Emily and Julie check out the Magic Wings Butterfly House at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. They wonder why butterfly wings are so colorful. They learn that iridescence in some butterfly wings - like the iridescence of soap bubbles - results from their structure. At Duke University, the girls learn how to determine whether colors in wings are the result of pigment or nanoscale structures. They test butterfly wings and learn that blue iridescence is due to structure, not pigment. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Curiosity Quest [#511] Bowling Balls duration 25:43   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#136H] A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#414] Shrimp A La Cart Ruff thinks his "Crustationery" is a great idea. Customers will write letters on crustaceans, which will then be delivered across the Atlantic Ocean by racecar. The service will be a huge success... if you don't mind writing letters on crabs, shrimp, and lobsters. To kick-off his new business venture, Ruff sends Talia out to become a deckhand on a shrimp boat, while Bethany, Brian and Isaac learn how to drive racecars. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Maya & Miguel [#114] Family Time Noticing that everyone in her family is overworked, overtired, and overstressed, Maya concludes that they all have been missing "family time" - quality time spent alone as a family. Maya and Miguel plan a camping trip to a state park - and do all the planning and packing themselves to make things easier on their very busy parents and grandmother. But when they arrive at their campsite, the kids have forgotten some essentials - and rain, wildlife, and a capsized boat threaten to make their escape a disaster. In the end, however, la familia Santos discovers the only thing they really need is time together. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Martha Speaks [#101H] Martha Speaks/Martha Gives Advice * Martha Speaks (book based) - When Martha eats alphabet soup, the letters go to her brain and she develops the ability to talk. And boy, does she talk. After her family complains that she talks too much, she clams up and stops eating her soup. Then a cat burglar breaks into her house, and Martha finds herself speechless. Can she get help in time? Vocabulary - (E) express, discuss(ion), mumble, exclaim, shout (I) speak(ing), jabber(ing), talk, whisper(ing), communicate. < br />* Martha Gives Advice - Helen's cousin Carolina is a little bit older but a lot more fashion-conscious. Helen tries to take her advice, even though she's pretty happy with how she looks already. Then Martha becomes the new host of a radio advice show, and people start doing some pretty strange things. Will Helen learn whose opinion really matters? Vocabulary - (E) persuade, defend, encourage, groan(ed), advice (I) (dis)agree, suggest, offer(ing), plead, sigh, opinion. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    The Electric Company [#304H] Pies for Puppies It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#303H] Angelina's Gift for Ms. Mimi/Angelina's Oldest Friend * Angelina's Gift for Ms. Mimi - It's Ms. Mimi's birthday, and Angelina wants to give her the best birthday ever. As Angelina and her classmates check the list of items needed for a party, everything goes wrong; they can't even make a gift for their beloved teacher! Ms. Mimi is definitely surprised by the makeshift party her students throw for her, and is even more delighted by the song and dance they improvise, which ends up being the best gift of all.
    * Angelina's Oldest Friend - Angelina loves her new Camembert Academy friends and also loves her old friend Alice. She expects that both sets of friends will love each other too. Angelina suggests that Alice lead the group in a game, but Vici, Marco, and Gracie take over and perform the school march, which includes clever dance moves and a rousing rhythmic chant. Alice feels left out, but Angelina saves the day by orchestrating a compromise.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#104] The Best Partner When Mr. Gresham's nephew Ben visits Avonlea, all the kids are excited about his arrival - especially as it coincides with a sports day. To their surprise, Ben arrives in crutches - polio has left him paralyzed. With empathy and creativity shown on both sides, the children learn to fully welcome Ben into the group - and the games - as a valuable partner. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    WordGirl [#106] Book Ends/Mr. Big * Book Ends: When WordGirl accuses Tobey of being too predictable with his crimes, he responds by using his robots to hold WG's beloved town library hostage, unless she plays them in a game of winner-take-all dodge ball.
    * Mr. Big: Mr. Big, a slick business man up to no good, introduces his new product: "The Thing" that does "stuff". WordGirl must figure out his secret motive and save the city.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Martha Speaks [#315H] The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase * The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever.
    * The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. Now she's sure there's something under her bed! Martha helps her understand that things are not always what they seem. Vocabulary: (E) instant, perception, transpire(d), occur(ed), review(ing) (I) crash, touch(ing), second, events, vase.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Raggs [#106] Sharing It's Puppy Pirate Sharing Day! Instead of sharing, Raggs eats all of Pido's Surprise Pie and tries to cover it up by filling it with his building blocks. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#414] Shrimp A La Cart Ruff thinks his "Crustationery" is a great idea. Customers will write letters on crustaceans, which will then be delivered across the Atlantic Ocean by racecar. The service will be a huge success... if you don't mind writing letters on crabs, shrimp, and lobsters. To kick-off his new business venture, Ruff sends Talia out to become a deckhand on a shrimp boat, while Bethany, Brian and Isaac learn how to drive racecars. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    The Electric Company [#304H] Pies for Puppies It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#304H] Angelina and The Hip Hop Kid/Angelina and the Broken Fiddle * Angelina and the Hip Hop Kid - There's a new mouseling at Camembert Academy: AZ! The girls are eager to meet him, especially since he knows how to dance hip hop, but they definitely do not want him as a ballet partner - he's not a ballet dancer. It's not until Angelina is reluctantly paired up with AZ that she learns you can't judge a book by its cover. Not only does he know hip hop, but AZ is pretty great at ballet too!
    * Angelina and the Broken Fiddle - When Angelina and Polly accidentally break their dad's fiddle, they come up with elaborate excuses to cover their mistake. But in the end, the girls learn that it's always best to tell the truth. They redeem themselves by helping to pay for the fiddle repairs before returning home for some folk dancing fun.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#105] A Question of Rules The Avonlea kids prepare for their annual Hunt for the Golden Crown, which has very complex rules and rituals. The only problem is, the adults have given other rules which mean they won't be able to play this year. A dilemma ensues for Anne and the children: which rules should they follow? After thinking that rules are silly and unnecessary, Anne learns that certain rules are important to obey. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 pm
    Arthur [#1501] Fifteen - Parts I & II How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#107] Clifford's Field Trip/Helping Paws * Clifford's Field Trip - The kids hide Clifford when he comes to the school fieldtrip.
    * Helping Paws - Clifford babysits the four mice.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#222] Food for Thought/Friends 4ever * Food For Thought: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food.
    * Friends 4ever: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#315H] The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase * The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever.
    * The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. Now she's sure there's something under her bed! Martha helps her understand that things are not always what they seem. Vocabulary: (E) instant, perception, transpire(d), occur(ed), review(ing) (I) crash, touch(ing), second, events, vase.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#136H] A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 3:00 pm
    Arthur [#1408] Arthur Unravels/All The Rage Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. ..he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing...right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag? All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#415] Ruff Needs His Herring Checked Ruff has finally lost it! He's hearing a voice that no one else can hear. Even stranger, the voice is telling him to bake cookies to woo Charlene, the poodle next door. Ruff's sanity is at stake as he sends Isaac and Liza to meet with an audiologist to find out everything they can about hearing. And just in case the voice is right about the cookies, he sends Sterling and Brian to a cookie company! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    DragonflyTV [#308Z] Speed Hot ice: speedskaters Sarah, Lisa, Ned and Eric explore which moves can melt the competition. The pressure's on: California mountain boarders explore how tire pressure affects their boards' speed and maneuverability. And engineer Ryan Newman revs up to design the speediest NASCAR racer. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#512] Salmon Hatchery duration 25:11   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    WordGirl [#224H] Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues * Be Careful What You Wish For - Seymour Orlando Smooth is hoodwinking the audience members of his new show "Wishful Thinking." When he tricks Violet and TJ into giving him their money, Becky has had enough. She teams up with TJ to bring Smooth down and save the whole city from being tricked. Vocabulary Words: Gleaming, Hoodwinked.
    * Lady Redundant Woman Gets the Blues - Beatrice Bixby is trying to prove a point: she thinks copies are just as good as the original. She helps the character from a painting, Royal Dandy, to become a real life kid and he's the most spoiled child the town has ever seen. WordGirl needs to help Lady Redundant Woman and the city stop his greedy rampage and return the original painting to the museum. Vocabulary Words: Admirer, Greed.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Cyberchase [#213] A Time to Cook Hacker finds the part he needs to fix his Magnetic Magnotube - a machine that would disable Motherboard forever - in a most unlikely place. All he has to do to get it is win a cooking contest on the hit cyberspace TV show, The Fearless Chef. Hacker's plan? To kidnap his competition. But the Cybersquad is on to him. The girls go on a rescue mission to save the Fearless Chef, while Matt and Digit take on Hacker. Digit is already a celebrity chef, so this should be a piece of cake. They must race the clock and Hacker to cook three delicious dishes in three outrageous locations. Will Digit beat Hacker? Only time will tell. Math Topic: Elapsed Time; NCTM Links: Measurement. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#223] Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck * Tie-Dye Clifford: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes.
    * Stage Struck: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. But with the help and support of her friend Emily, Mary is able to overcome her stage fright.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#108] Nina's Perfect Party/Just The Right Size * Nina's Perfect Party - Nina's perfectly planned birthday party gets flooded out at the T-shirt shop. Can Emily Elizabeth come up with a great idea to save Nina's birthday?
    * Just The Right Size - Mrs. Howard can't find her car keys before Emily Elizabeth's recital, and Daffodil tells Clifford he is too small to help.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#108H] Build It Beaver The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 pm
    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)
  • 8:00 pm
    Arthur [#1502] I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind * I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
    * Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Maya & Miguel [#142] Miguel's Wonderful Life It's Christmas, and the Santos family is getting ready for the festivities. Maya, in her enthusiasm, manages to mess up things for Miguel: she spills juice on his book report, volunteers him to hang a pinata in class (a task which makes him take a humiliating fall), volunteers him to wear a too-big Santa suit and follow her around wishing their neighbors happy holidays (his pants fall down in front of everyone), and smudges a painting he was making as a gift to his parents. Frustrated, Miguel angrily declares that he wishes he never had a sister. The next day, he awakens to find his wish has come true; Maya doesn't exist, and nobody's ever heard of her. Paco (who has inexplicably become incredibly articulate) follows him aroundcommenting as Miguel takes in how the world has changed. At first, it seems like all his Maya-made troubles are over... but then Miguel sees how the lack of Maya's influence has adversely affected the world: Maggie and Chrissy aren't friends because they had a difference of opinion (which Maya had previously helped them overcome) Mr. Nguyen isn't their teacher because he felt unappreciated (Maya had made him feel appreciated), Jimmy McCorkle became a bully, etc. Finally realizing how much worse everything is without Maya, Miguel regrets he ever made the wish, and wishes it all to be reversed. Poof! The world goes back to normal. Maya is back, Miguel's painting is still ruined, and Miguel couldn't be happier to have a twin sister. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    WordGirl [#110] Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee * Mr. Big's Big Plan: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor.
    * Vocab Bee: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Cyberchase [#312] Starlight Night It's Starlight Night, the annual holiday when all the stars in Cyberspace are refreshed for the new year. But Hacker concocts a scheme to darken the stars forever. He sends Buzz and Delete to stop all production of new star circuits and take inventor Archimedes to the Northern Frontier. With the ceremony only hours away, the kids and Digit must find a simple way to make the complex circuits and rescue Archimedes -- all before Hacker turns out the lights in Cyberspace! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    The Electric Company [#305H] Wiki Wiki Walter Hector challenges Manny to find a beatboxer better than Shock. Shock panics! After his last beatboxing competition with his best friend WikiWiki Walter, their friendship was ruined! When Manny finds a competitor who turns out to be Shock's old beatboxing pal, Wiki, and with Doug E. Fresh as the beatboxing judge, the competition gets a little more interesting. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    DragonflyTV [#308Z] Speed Hot ice: speedskaters Sarah, Lisa, Ned and Eric explore which moves can melt the competition. The pressure's on: California mountain boarders explore how tire pressure affects their boards' speed and maneuverability. And engineer Ryan Newman revs up to design the speediest NASCAR racer. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Curiosity Quest [#512] Salmon Hatchery duration 25:11   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#108H] Build It Beaver The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series [#106] Taffy When the confection Anne brings to Avonlea's annual Taffy Day turns out to be horridly salty, she is certain that it's all due to scheming Felicity. Only when both girls see the error of their ways can they begin to work together to solve their misunderstanding. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 am
    Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps [#305H] Angelina and Alice's Big Night/Angelina and the Giant * Angelina and Alice's Big Night - Angelina is excited about performing in a recital with her class at Camembert and wants Alice to attend as her special guest - but Alice has an ice skating event at the ice rink on the very same night, and she wants Angelina to come to her performance as her special guest! They struggle with the dilemma and ultimately find a way to rush back and forth between the two events. After their success, they discover they have even more to celebrate - Alice will be attending Camembert Academy, and the girls will be classmates once again!
    * Angelina and the Giant - Angelina and Alice have been given the task of designing the giant prop for Jackie and the Beanstalk. Angelina gets a bit carried away trying to make the biggest and best prop ever.But her plans and the "Giant" come crashing to the ground! When she clears up the mess, she discovers a much simpler and more effective way of making a big impact - and learns that mistakes often lead to creative solutions.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too