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PBS Kids: Monday, September 11, 2017

Channels 54.4 •  25.3 | XFINITY 192

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Monday, September 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Dinosaur Train [#216] Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Train has added more extra cars than it ever has, and there's even an additional engine to help pull the Train to Troodon Town. At Troodon Town, all the dinosaurs have fun at a picnic, and then Tiny leads the 26 different `A to Z' dinosaurs in a fun, rousing, and historic singing of the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#316] Daniel's Very Different Day/Class Trip to the Library Daniel's Very Different - Day Daniel was expecting to have a special picnic at Katerina's house, but the day doesn't turn out quite as he had planned. Daniel learns how to adapt when his routine changes. Class Trip to the Library - Daniel and his friends are excited to go on a field trip to the library, but they arrive to find that it's closed. Together, they learn that sometimes plans may change, but they can do things in a different way! Strategy: Things may change and that's okay. Today we can do things a different way. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#319H] King Daniel for the Day King Daniel for the Day In this special full-length episode, Daniel Tiger is curious about what it's like to be King. There's only one way to find out? King Friday makes Daniel "King for the Day!" On his royal mission, Daniel discovers that the most important part of being King is being kind to his neighbors. Strategy: You can choose to be kind. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#110] Small But Mighty/Washed Away Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 2:00 am
    Nature Cat [#130] Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants! * Mighty Mountain Climbers - On a dare from Ronald, Nature Cat and his pals try to climb all the way up to The Mighty Mountain Peak. They get all the supplies they need, and head out, led by Nature Cat. But they soon find out that hiking up a mountain is hard, and poses many problems no matter how prepared you are. Will they make it all the way to the peak?!
    * Bug Eating Plants! - A super excited Squeeks shows her brand-new, homemade comic "Bug Eating Plants of The Swamp!" to her pals. As Squeeks begins to read the story, we see this action packed adventure played out, as tiny Nature Cat, Hal, Daisy and Squeeks must make their way through the swamp while trying to stay away from the Bug Eating Plants, which proves difficult for Tiny Hal!
    duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#135] Space Race/Jet's Time Machine Jet, Sydney, Sean, and Sunspot join Celery as she competes against her brother, Uncle Zucchini, in an "Earthie-style race with a winner"! The race is tight until Celery uses the kids' proposed secret "strategy" - a "gravity assist" off of Jupiter, to increase their saucer speed, and win! / Jet uses his Bortronian skills to test his first experimental Time Machine so he and his Earthie friends can go back to an exact time - 3 minutes earlier - in order to see a spectacular moment in a meteor shower that they missed. A mistake happens the first time, so he keeps trying to go back in time to fix the first mistake, but more mistakes keep happening and snowball into hilarity. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#319H] King Daniel for the Day King Daniel for the Day In this special full-length episode, Daniel Tiger is curious about what it's like to be King. There's only one way to find out? King Friday makes Daniel "King for the Day!" On his royal mission, Daniel discovers that the most important part of being King is being kind to his neighbors. Strategy: You can choose to be kind. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#310] Firefighters at School/Daniel's Doll Firefighters at School - The volunteer firefighters of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe make a special visit to school. Daniel and his friends discover that a person can be many different things - a doctor and a firefighter - even at the same time! Daniel's Doll - Daniel receives a new doll from his Grandpere, and he can't wait to pretend to be the daddy. When Katerina and O insist that Daniel pretends to be Tige-y the Adventure Tiger instead, Daniel reminds them that you can be more than one thing. Strategy: You can be more than one thing. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#316] Daniel's Very Different Day/Class Trip to the Library Daniel's Very Different - Day Daniel was expecting to have a special picnic at Katerina's house, but the day doesn't turn out quite as he had planned. Daniel learns how to adapt when his routine changes. Class Trip to the Library - Daniel and his friends are excited to go on a field trip to the library, but they arrive to find that it's closed. Together, they learn that sometimes plans may change, but they can do things in a different way! Strategy: Things may change and that's okay. Today we can do things a different way. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#317H] Daniel Loves Tigey/Daniel Needs Tigey at School Daniel Loves Tigey - Daniel gets upset when Margaret spills juice on his favorite stuffed animal, Tigey. Daniel learns how he can make himself feel better when he's upset. Daniel Needs Tigey at School - Daniel is having a hard day at school, but he knows just how to make himself feel better: by hugging his Tigey! Strategy: When you're upset you can find a way to feel better. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Arthur [#1801] The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions. / D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker...or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Arthur [#1802] The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful-the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls...oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination. It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister...a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#512] That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime Ruff learns that he's horrible at charades. To help him figure out how to act without making a sound, he sends Emmie and Marc to meet some mimes. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to make sculptures that move called kinetic sculptures. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cyberchase [#106] Zeus on the Loose (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. The Big Idea: When you need to divide things up into parts and share them, fractions are the numbers you use. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Cyberchase [#206] Mother's Day Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. It's a race against time, as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day. The Big Idea: Use a decimal point to join tenths with whole numbers and you have a decimal system you can use to easily record, compare and combine whole numbers with fractions. Math Topic: Decimals; NCTM Links: Number and Operations. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    WordGirl [#804] Staycation/Dr. No-Voice Staycation - The Botsford Family is excited for their big, tropical vacation. A week of relaxation is very much needed, especially for a tired WordGirl! However, their plans get ruined when a big snowstorm cancels their flight. Mr. Botsford decides they're going to make the best of it by having a tropical(ish) vacation inside their own house! But that vacation gets put in jeopardy, too, when Mr. Big unveils his latest mind control scheme, causing Becky's vacation to become anything but relaxing. Vocabulary Words: Balmy, Frigid. Dr. No-Voice - Dr. Two-Brains went out for a night of Villain Karaoke, and now his voice is hoarse, which is a big problem for a villain who loves to talk. Since he can't just stop committing crimes, Dr. Two-Brains hires an actor to serve as his voice in the meantime. Now, WordGirl has Dr. Two-Brains, his henchman and his voice actor to defeat, and to make matters worse, Becky has really hurt TJ's feelings. But how can she take the time to make things right with her brother when there's a crime spree to stop?! Vocabulary Words: Hoarse, Modify. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Arthur [#1803] The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others. With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Arthur [#1804] Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence. Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team...until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment...or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#124H] The Ring Problem/The Wedding Problem The Ring Problem - Giant land. When the Giant drops the diamond ring he's about to give Giantess, it bounces into a pipe. He needs his very small friends Peg and Cat to get it back.
    The Wedding Problem - Giant land. When Peg and Cat are chosen to organize the Giants' wedding, they must get the twelve steps for a giant wedding in just the right order.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#106H] Dress Up Day/Bathtime * Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. Sally uses the silk thread to fix her swirly twirly princess dress!
    * Bathtime - Nick and Sally have been playing in the mud, and now they need to get clean! The Cat in the Hat knows some friends who have some very wonderful ways to bathe! In Bana Bana Savanah, they meet three different animals who all keep clean in very different ways. Even though it was fun to try bathing how the animals do, Sally and Nick decide that good old soap and water works best for them!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Super Why! [#304H] The Rhyming Carnival Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#219] Flood of Imagination/Lights Out Flood of Imagination - It's raining and Cleo's going stir-crazy with boredom! But Clifford comes to her rescue by helping her to imagine an exciting action/adventure story. Lights Out - Mr. Bleakman and Clifford save the day when a big power failure threatens to paralyze Birdwell Island. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#706] Busy Days Thomas' Crazy Day - Thomas promised to play hide and seek with his best friend Percy at the Steam Works. Sir Topham Hatt also asked him to show Bash, Dash and Ferdinand what it takes to be a Really Useful engine. Thomas decides that he has to do everything so he rushes back and forth helping the Logging Locos and playing a game of hide and seek with Percy. Thomas asks Cranky to help him show the Logging Locos how to be Really Useful while he is away. When Thomas checks on them, he sees that Cranky has lifted Dash high into the air and not being helpful at all! Thomas realizes that he needs to do one thing at a time so he finishes showing the Locos how to be Really Useful, and then finishes the game of hide and seek with his best friend Percy. Thomas and the Snowman Party - It's winter on Sodor and the children are busy building a snowman. The children need a hat to complete their snowman and Thomas decides to help. Thomas takes Farmer McColl's hat for the snowman. Then, he sees the Band Conductor's hat and takes that too. Then he sees Mr. Bubbles' big colorful hat and takes that too. Thomas gets so busy looking for the hat that he forgets to deliver a special parcel to Sir Topham Hatt. However, Farmer McColl, the Brass Conductor and Mr. Bubbles all need their hats back. When Thomas delivers a parcel for Sir Topham Hatt - it's a new hat! Sir Topham Hatt gives his old hat to Thomas which he then gives to the children for their snowman. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#707] Playing with Friends Thomas and the Scruff - Whiff is excited for Thomas to bring Scruff to help him at the Waste Dump. Thomas meets Scruff at Brendham Docks and sees that he is really quite scruffy and dirty. Thomas thinks it would be best to give Scruff a clean before he starts his new job. Thomas brings the cleaners from the Wash Down to wash Scruff, but Scruff races off. Thomas realizes that Scruff is hiding in a siding and there is nothing he can do to persuade Scuff to come out. Gordon, Percy and Henry try to help too, but to no avail. Thomas then realizes that Scruff doesn't want to be clean at all, he just wants to be scruffy. Thomas takes Scruff to the Waste Dump where he works with Whiff. Scruff gets messier and scruffier and just loves it! Jumping Jobi Wood - Thomas is asked to collect precious Jobi wood from Misty Island by Sir Topham Hatt. He is excited and Bash, Dash and Ferdinand offer to help Thomas but he doesn't want their help. Thomas takes Edward with him and shows him all the exciting places to visit. There's the Shake Shake Bridge and of course Ol' Wheezy Hee Haw. Thomas starts to collect the Jobi wood and it's not long before Ol' Wheezy starts throwing the Jobi logs everywhere causing chaos. Thomas isn't able to stop the Jobi logs flying through the air. Luckily for Thomas the Logging Locos turn up on Misty Island to help him. At last order is restored and Thomas delivers the Jobi wood to Sodor. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Caillou [#407] I Can Do It! Caillou's learning to do new things, and discovering it's okay to have help while he learns. To prove he's ready to help Dad paint the porch, Caillou paints Rosie's dollhouse first - and Gilbert, with paint-dipped paws, does some painting too! Caillou moves from renovation to recreation when Dad and Sarah teach him to play baseball; Dad teaches him to swim; and Clementine goads him into going down the big kids' slide. Mom shows Caillou how to tie his shoes but he get frustrated and stops trying. With courage and practice, he's soon able to do these things on his own. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 pm
    Sid the Science Kid [#116] A Brush with Teeth Sid wonders if you really do have to brush your teeth every single day? At school, Sid discovers that our mouths are filled with different kinds of teeth that do lots of different jobs like chewing our food! So it's really important to keep our teeth healthy by brushing them every day! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 1:00 pm
    Bob the Builder [#916] A Race Against Time Stranded: Bob and the team are repairing the Fixham Lighthouse after it was damaged in a storm. Lofty helps remove and replace the lamp and Scoops digs up the old power cable from the lighthouse to the shore. The lamp lights just before another storm arrives and, in Lofty's excitement, he accidentally yanks out the new cable and cuts the power. To finish the job, the Machines need the help of Wendy and Bob, who are stranded in the lighthouse. The Machines quickly assist Curtis in repairing his boat and they rescue Bob and Wendy before the storm becomes too rough. The cable is reattached and power to the lighthouse is restored. Learning Goals: To learn about storms and storm safety To explore the purpose of lighthouses. To understand how and when to ask for help. End of the Line; The train is almost ready to take to the tracks on Spring City's new monorail system! Bob and the team are completing one last station before the train's first journey. With Bob test-driving the route, Leo is left to direct the Machines and juggle three jobs at once. Disaster ensues on the site when the roof crashes into the track and bends it out of shape just as Bob is on his way to the station by train. Leo uses the signal box phone to call Bob, urging him to brake. Bob safely stops the train and the team work together to fix the track and finish the job in time for the train's first official journey. Learning Goals: To introduce the concept that technology can have good and bad consequences. To explore the use of magnets for motion. To recognize the importance of good communication skills. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    WordWorld [#121] Bit By Bit/Ride 'em Cowbear Bit by Bit: It is Monkey's birthday, and a sick Frog entrusts Duck and Bug to take his present-a banana-to Monkey's birthday party for him. In their enthusiasm to get to the party, Duck and Bug accidentally break the banana into letters...and they don't know how to rebuild it! It's just too big a word. Fortunately Elephant knows a thing or two about big words, and teaches them to build the banana back, bit by bit, based on the three syllables in the word. Ride 'em CowBear: Pig, Dog and Duck are playing cowboys. Bear wants to join them, but gets frustrated when she learns she's not very good at rope tricks. Dog went let her sulk, though, and after much practice Bear is a rootin'-tootin' CowBear! And just in time-Pig and Duck have herded Cow into the mud! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Super Why! [#304H] The Rhyming Carnival Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Sesame Street [#4611H] Abbys Fairy Garden Abby is going to teach Elmo how to garden, but a gnome takes his seeds and flower pot. Abby and Elmo need to play memory games in order to get them back. Also featuring Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World-Plants. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 17. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4631H] The Good Sport Elmo learns how to win and lose gracefully while playing Hot Potato with Abby. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Hungry Games parody, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 3. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#213] Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a brand-new invention, the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On their journey, they meet a marine reptile called Otto Opthalmosaurus, who guides the submarine deeper than it's ever been, and even helps them find their way out of a sea cave. During a day at Troodon Town Music Festival, the Pteranodon family and King Cryolophosaurus hear a wonderful singer named Crystal Cryolophosaurus. King is very interested in becoming friends with Crystal, another dinosaur of his species, but he gets very nervous when trying to talk to her. Tiny and Buddy help King overcome his nervousness, and he and Crystal end up friends who happily sing together. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#214] Dinosaur Train Submarine: Shoshana Shonosaurus/All Kinds of Families The Pteranodon family goes under the sea again, to ride the Dinosaur Train Submarine - this time they go to meet Shoshana Shonisaurus, an enormous marine reptile that's something between a dolphin and a whale. Since Shoshana loves to dive down very deep, Shiny has a problem with following her down to the bottom of the sea. Shoshana kindly helps Shiny get over her fear of diving deep. When Buddy expresses his feelings about being adopted to Tiny and Mrs. Pteranodon, they tell him that he will always be a part of the Pteranodon family. Mom takes Buddy and Tiny to meet another adopted dinosaur kid named Sonny Sauroposeidon, a huge tall creature, now a part of tiny Mikey Microraptor's family. Buddy and Sonny bond over being adopted and knowing that they are both in adoptive families that are different species but still love and appreciate them. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#309] Daniel's Bicycle/Katerina's Magic Trick Daniel's Bicycle - Dad Tiger gives Daniel his old bicycle, and Daniel is eager to ride it. Daniel quickly realizes that riding his bike is not easy, but even with a few bumps in the road, he keeps on trying. Katerina's Magic Trick - Katerina is learning how to do a magic trick, but is frustrated when she doesn't get it right. She soon realizes that if she keeps trying, she'll feel proud! Strategy: Grr, Grr, Grr out loud. Keep on trying and you'll feel proud! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#311] Daniel Goes to Sleep/Prince Wednesday Sleeps Over Daniel Goes to Sleep - It's time for Daniel to go to sleep, but there's just one problem he's not feeling sleepy! Daniel learns how to get calm and relax his body for bed. Prince Wednesday Sleeps Over - Prince Wednesday is coming over for a grr-ific sleepover. But when the boys just want to stay up and play, their babysitter, Prince Tuesday, helps them wind down for bed. Strategy: It's time to sleep, the day is done. Let's countdown to calm down, 5..4..3..2..1. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#111] Super Splash!/Pearlene While playing, Splash senses something is wrong and quickly swims out of Dunk's way as he comes in for a hard landing. The strange thing is that Splash wasn't even looking in Dunk's direction, so how did he know he was coming? Convinced that he has some sort of superpower, the kids begin testing Splash's limits in a series of sneak attacks, which never work. Gush soon explains that Splash isn't a superhero, but simply has a lateral line sense, which is common for fish. / Ripple feels like she is struggling to be part of her group of friends, then meets a shy oyster named Pearlene, who also feels isolated from those around her. Seeing how nice and kind Pearlene truly is, Ripple encourages her to "open up" to others and make new friends. She does, and finds that, despite her rocky, mucky exterior, she has a great inner beauty: not just the pearl inside of her shell, but also her warmth and compassion for everyone. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Nature Cat [#131] The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils! Tonight is the one night a year that the Queen of the Night cactus blooms but the flower only lasts for a few hours! Daisy has always wanted to go to the desert to see it. But to find the flower in the great big desert - and in time - Nature Cat and the gang are sure going to need some help from new friends. Space Rocks - Nature Cat and his pals are on a top-secret, extremely important mission to find a real space rock for Squeeks' rock collection. Finding a real space rock is not the easiest thing in the world to do, in fact it's very hard, but that doesn't deter Nature Cat and the gang from looking all over the four corners of their neighborhood! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#101] Tour of the Solar System/Jet Cooks Dinner "Tour of the Solar System" - Jet attempts to play the "Solar System" game with Sean, Sydney, and Mindy, but the kids don't quite understand which planets go where. Celery, Jet's mom, takes them on a tour of the solar system and introduces each of the eight planets. Curriculum: The sun is at the center of our solar system, and everything else revolves around it. The sun, planets, dwarf planets, moons, and different kinds of space rocks like asteroids and comets are all part of our solar system. "Jet Cooks Dinner" - Sydney, Mindy, Sunspot, and Sean help Jet cook a classic meal from Bortron 7 for his parents, Celery and Carrot. After some funny attempts, the kids find that using the Scientific Method works best to get the meal done in time. Curriculum: "Failure is not the opposite of success; failure is a stepping stone to success." This attitude can be applied to cooking as well as scientific discoveries! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#115H] Octopus Wildkratticus When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#116] Walk on the Wetside When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#201] First Day In this two-part episode, agents struggle with a case while Oscar interviews candidates to run the Odd Squad Creature Room. Curriculum: Data and charts. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#204] The O Team/Show Me The Money The O Team - Security agents Owen and Ohio secretly provide backup on a case so they can have a pizza party. Curriculum: Symmetry. Show Me The Money - When an unlucky coin is accidentally released into the public, the agents must retrieve it before the world ends. Curriculum: Money. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Arthur [#1803] The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others. With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Arthur [#1804] Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence. Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team...until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment...or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Super Why! [#304H] The Rhyming Carnival Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Sesame Street [#4611H] Abbys Fairy Garden Abby is going to teach Elmo how to garden, but a gnome takes his seeds and flower pot. Abby and Elmo need to play memory games in order to get them back. Also featuring Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World-Plants. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 17. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4631H] The Good Sport Elmo learns how to win and lose gracefully while playing Hot Potato with Abby. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Hungry Games parody, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 3. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#213] Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a brand-new invention, the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On their journey, they meet a marine reptile called Otto Opthalmosaurus, who guides the submarine deeper than it's ever been, and even helps them find their way out of a sea cave. During a day at Troodon Town Music Festival, the Pteranodon family and King Cryolophosaurus hear a wonderful singer named Crystal Cryolophosaurus. King is very interested in becoming friends with Crystal, another dinosaur of his species, but he gets very nervous when trying to talk to her. Tiny and Buddy help King overcome his nervousness, and he and Crystal end up friends who happily sing together. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Dinosaur Train [#214] Dinosaur Train Submarine: Shoshana Shonosaurus/All Kinds of Families The Pteranodon family goes under the sea again, to ride the Dinosaur Train Submarine - this time they go to meet Shoshana Shonisaurus, an enormous marine reptile that's something between a dolphin and a whale. Since Shoshana loves to dive down very deep, Shiny has a problem with following her down to the bottom of the sea. Shoshana kindly helps Shiny get over her fear of diving deep. When Buddy expresses his feelings about being adopted to Tiny and Mrs. Pteranodon, they tell him that he will always be a part of the Pteranodon family. Mom takes Buddy and Tiny to meet another adopted dinosaur kid named Sonny Sauroposeidon, a huge tall creature, now a part of tiny Mikey Microraptor's family. Buddy and Sonny bond over being adopted and knowing that they are both in adoptive families that are different species but still love and appreciate them. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#309] Daniel's Bicycle/Katerina's Magic Trick Daniel's Bicycle - Dad Tiger gives Daniel his old bicycle, and Daniel is eager to ride it. Daniel quickly realizes that riding his bike is not easy, but even with a few bumps in the road, he keeps on trying. Katerina's Magic Trick - Katerina is learning how to do a magic trick, but is frustrated when she doesn't get it right. She soon realizes that if she keeps trying, she'll feel proud! Strategy: Grr, Grr, Grr out loud. Keep on trying and you'll feel proud! duration 28:55   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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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

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