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PBS Kids: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Channels 54.4 •  25.3 | XFINITY 192

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Dinosaur Train [#222] The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go! Buddy and Don stumble upon a mystery when they find unhatched eggs on their beach, The mystery grows when some of the eggs are stolen. Don and Buddy become detectives and suspect that maybe Tiny, Shiny, or other friends may be stealing the eggs. They're not. Soon, all the kids join in to solve the mystery, as they figure out that the eggs belong to an over-protective, caring mom named Olivia Oviraptor who is just trying to keep her eggs safe. Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don have fun spending a special day with their retired Grandma and Grandpa at their cliffside nest. The kids get to see things from their Dad's childhood nature collection, and afterwards they play games and fish with Grandma and Grandpa. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#315] Daniel Takes His Time/Sometime's It's Good to Go Slow Daniel Takes His Time - Grandpere is visiting Daniel and they are baking raisin bread together. Daniel learns that sometimes it's good to take your time, and it can be worth the wait. Sometimes It's Good to Go Slow - Daniel's class is going on a nature walk. The group learns that sometimes it's good to go slow: seeing, hearing, and smelling the environment around you. You never know what you'll find! Strategy: Sometimes it's good to go slow. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 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)
  • 1:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#115] One Big Ocean: Parts 3 and 4 Still traveling with Scoot and looking for Flo's home beach, Splash recalls hearing about a beautiful reef nearby - perhaps that's where Flo's home is. They're all surprised when the once lush reef turns out to have become a ghost reef. Splash and friends, as Reeftown Rangers, stay to help the one remaining Parrotfish save the reef, realizing that if harm can come to this reef, it can happen to any reef, including Reeftown. / Splash and his friends end their journey, returning home to Reeftown, where they are delighted to see that Splash now knows that although there are fun adventures to be found all over their "One Big Ocean," Reeftown is home to him. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 2:00 am
    Nature Cat [#137] The Shellersons/Only The Shadow Knows The Shellersons - On a trip to Barrel Cactus National Park to enjoy nature in all its glorious splendor, Nature Cat and his pals encounter Shelby, a very sad desert tortoise. Today is Shelby's Shellerson Family Reunion party, but none of the other Shellerson members have shown up! Nature Cat vows to help Shelby and find his family members, "The Shellerson Family Reunion will go on!" Only The Shadow Knows - As Daisy, Hal and Squeeks are having a blast making shadow puppets, Nature Cat is just sitting in a tree, watching and waiting, waiting and watching. For what? It seems that yesterday, Norman the Squirrel appeared in the same tree Nature Cat sits in now, took a look at the ground, and said that if Nature Cat wants to see something "unbelievably incredibly amazingly Nature Cat-y!" he has to be in the same spot at the same time tomorrow. Nature Cat isn't moving until he sees something "unbelievably incredibly amazingly Nature Cat-y!" duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#105] How Come The Moon Has Craters?/Backyard Moon Base How Come the Moon Has Craters - The kids take a trip to the Moon and learn that falling asteroids probably created all the craters on the Moon's surface! Curriculum: Craters on the Moon were probably caused by asteroids hitting the surface. Backyard Moon Base - Led by Sydney, the kids build a moon base in Jet's backyard and use their imaginations to figure out what challenges they would need to overcome in order to live on the Moon. Curriculum: A moon habitat is a structure on the Moon that would provide the right conditions to allow humans to live on the Moon's surface. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Peg and Cat Save The World The whole world has a REALLY BIG PROBLEM! When a mysterious, gigantic blob is spotted soaring towards Earth, the President of the United States calls in the nation's greatest problem solvers: Peg and Cat. With the help of incredible top-secret devices, Peg and Cat work tirelessly to figure out what's up in outer space. Circling the globe, Peg and Cat assemble a cast of hundreds to help them solve the problem and SAVE THE WORLD! duration 58:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#220] The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem The Pig Problem - The Farm / Radio City Music Hall. When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Primary Content: Using a calendar Secondary Content: Comparing amounts. The Mariachi Problem - Mexico City. Cat hires a 7-piece Mariachi band to serenade his true love, Rosana. Primary Content: Relative positions - above, below, in front of, behind, next to Secondary Content: Counting to 9. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Peg + Cat [#222] The Sam Problem/Mac The Fork The Sam Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Jesse fears that if his Mom gets married she'll love him less. Peg uses math to show he has nothing to worry about! Primary Content: Division Secondary Content: Finite / infinite. Mac the Fork - Mega Mall. Sweet treats are being swiped four at a time, on the infamous utensil of Mac the Fork. Primary Content: Counting to 40 by fours Secondary Content: Fair sharing. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Peg and Cat Save The World The whole world has a REALLY BIG PROBLEM! When a mysterious, gigantic blob is spotted soaring towards Earth, the President of the United States calls in the nation's greatest problem solvers: Peg and Cat. With the help of incredible top-secret devices, Peg and Cat work tirelessly to figure out what's up in outer space. Circling the globe, Peg and Cat assemble a cast of hundreds to help them solve the problem and SAVE THE WORLD! duration 58:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#515] Birds Are Handy! Ruff's rockstar cousin Ruf Rufman wants to record songbirds on his next album. So Ruff sends Emmie and Rubye to meet with field biologists from the Teton Science Schools in Wyoming to work with songbirds in the field. He also sends Marc and Shreya to meet with a hand model due to a misunderstanding between the word "Hands" and the name "Hans." 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 [#108] And They Counted Happily Ever After (topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    WordGirl [#215] 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 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Arthur [#1805] Fountain Abbey/Arthur Calls It Muffy's devastated when she learns her great, great grandmother Mary Alice wasn't royalty, but a common maid. The indignity! However, Mary Alice's old diary reveals a more interesting story. Educational Objective: Muffy learns to appreciate her family history. Pressure from his classmates has Arthur doubting his decision to call Buster out during a baseball game. Will he succumb to peer pressure, or stick with what he believes is right? Educational Objective: Arthur learns to stand up for his beliefs, even in the face of peer pressure. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Arthur [#1807] Two Minutes/Messy Dress Mess Power shifts in the Tibble household when the twins find out Tommy is two minutes older than Timmy. Frustrated in his new role, Timmy enlists the help of an expert older brother tamer: D.W.! Educational Objective: Tommy and Timmy learn that it doesn't matter which brother is older. Ladonna's thrilled when Muffy loans her a beautiful recital dress. But a run-in with a painted bench leaves Ladonna wondering how to break the news to her fashionista friend. Educational Objective: Ladonna learns to be comfortable in her own skin. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#127H] The Potty Problem/The Butter Problem The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for making on the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet!
    The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat must learn certain math skills by doing farm chores.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#109H] A Tale About Tails/Sticky Situation * A Tale About Tails - Nick and Sally are playing "Tape the Tail on the Donkey" when they wish they had tails of their own! Well it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. When Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves, they learn that different tails can do different things!
    * Sticky Situation - Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Super Why! [#307H] The Banana Mystery Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    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 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#708] Sounds and Smells O the Indignity - Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day. Gordon arrives at the Waste Dump and decides that the only thing for him to do is to hide when other engines arrive at the dump. Gordon just cannot be seen at such a smelly place! As the day progresses, Gordon hides from Spencer, Diesel and Thomas. As Gordon hides from each engine, the waste trucks get higher and higher and Whiff's Waste Dump becomes smellier and smellier. Sir Topham Hatt arrives with Whiff to a state of chaos. What Gordon didn't know is that the Island Inspector is arriving to view the Waste Dump. Gordon realizes he has been a silly engine! He gets straight to work to clean up the mess, and with Whiff's help, everything is clean and tidy for the Inspector's visit. Pop Goes Thomas - Thomas has to take crates of lemonade to the children's picnic. He goes over bumpy track and a cork pops. Thomas doesn't know what the sound is, only that he likes it. To make it happen again, he goes over more and more bumpy track. All the corks pop, wreaking havoc! Mr. Bubbles the Clown is delayed, the picnic cakes are spoiled, and James has a bump. When Thomas realizes what he has done, he goes back for more lemonade, stopping on the way to pick up more cakes and Mr. Bubbles. He arrives back at the picnic just in time to the cheers of the children. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#709] Listening and Learning Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. The Inspector arrives at the Docks to find Thomas, Percy and Mavis. Thomas wants to show how good they are at shunting coal but the coal trucks fly into the sky and cover everyone in black soot. Sir Topham Hatt and the Inspector are filthy, and Gordon's funnel is blocked! Thomas helps to make everything better by taking Gordon to the Steam Works to have his funnel cleared. Jitters and Japes - Thomas is given the important job of taking Sir Topham Hatt's mother, Dowager Hatt, on a tour of Sodor. Thomas thinks he knows all the places that she would like to see but nothing will please her. Thomas then discovers that he just needs to listen and ask Dowager Hatt what she would like to do and see. Thomas now knows exactly where to take Dowager Hatt and they race around Sodor having the best fun of all. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Caillou [#410] After Dark! Things get a little scary today. Caillou and his new neighbours, Jason and Jeffery, are playing hide and go seek in the backyard, until dusk brings out the shadows. A flashlight and Mommy help chase the shadows away. That evening, Caillou can't fall asleep when he hears scary "scratchy monster" noises and thinks there's a monster in his room. Daddy shows him that a tree branch brushing against the window is making the noises and the only monster in Caillou's room is Gilbert. Later, a bad dream about a scary monster leads to a restless night for Caillou. Mommy and Daddy help him learn to fall asleep safely in his own bed. And, finally, when Caillou sleeps over at Leo's house for the first time, he has fun until it's time to go to sleep. A phone call to Mommy reminds Caillou that Teddy was looking forward to spending the night. Together they rest easily. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 12:30 pm
    Sid the Science Kid [#118] The Big Sneeze Sid's parents tell him to wash his hands to keep away germs. But Sid can't see any germs on his hands, so why should he wash them? Sid and his friends learn that germs are so small that you can't see them. And they discover that a great way to stay healthy and keep germs away is by washing their hands with soap and water! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 1:00 pm
    Bob the Builder [#919] Curtis' Big Day Car Wash Bob and the team are building an automatic car wash for Curtis's garage. In effort to ensure that the tarmac is completely flat, Roley keeps checking and re-checking, so much to a fault! During the second test run, Roley thinks he sees unflattened tarmac and rushes to fix it. Car wash chaos ensues and Bob and the team enact a quick repair. The car wash is finished just as Mayor Madison and Mr. Bentley arrive to use the new system. Windows open, Phillip hurries through, washing not only the outside of the car, but Mayor Madison and Mr. Bentley, too. Learning Goals: To recognize that systems have an order for operation. To recognize shapes and colors. To understand the importance of applying one's best efforts. Check Up Day: It's time for the Machines' Check Up Day! After a wash, the Machines are ready for Curtis the mechanic to examine them to ensure that they're working properly. However, Scoop notices that his orange emergency light is broken and worries about his inspection. He tries to hide but only becomes more disheveled. Bob finds Scoop and, with Wendy's help, they prepare him for his examination. Scoop and Lofty support each other through their check-ups and yield positive results. Learning Goals: To understand that systems have components or parts that work together to accomplish a goal. To understand the need to maintain systems. To recognize value of expressing fears, concerns and problems. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    WordWorld [#203] Bugs to the Rescue/Sheep's First Bike Ride Bugs to the Rescue - Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday, but Dog accidentally floats away in it! Ant elicits the help of his insect WordFriends Bug, Bee and Fly to rescue Dog and save the day. Sheep's First Bike Ride - Bear and Sheep both learn to build the word "bike," and Sheep learns how to ride one for the first time in her life. In both cases, it just takes some perseverance. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Super Why! [#307H] The Banana Mystery Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story. 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 [#4632H] Sesame Ocean Abby turns Sesame Street into a magical ocean so Dorothy can swim anywhere she likes but when she disappears, Elmo and Abby follow clues to find her. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter O and the nubmer 6. 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 [#102] Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#103] Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. Daniel Goes to School - When Daniel joins the rest of his friends at school, he doesn't want his Dad to leave - until Dad Tiger reminds him that "grownups come back." Then, Miss Elaina loses her locket and misses her mom, Lady Elaine. The kids help Miss Elaina find the locket and enjoy the rest of the school day. After lunch, the grownups return to the school. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#114] One Big Ocean: Parts 1 and 2 When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. / Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help the mischievous turtle on his journey and see some new places along the way! 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! [#102] How We Found Your Sun/Treehouse Observatory "How We Found Your Sun" - Jet explains how his family, the Propulsions, found Earth by way of the Sun, a star in the Milky Way galaxy. Celery takes the kids out into space and shows them how the Sun looks huge, or small like other stars, depending on your perspective. Curriculum: The sun is a star. Our sun is a star in the Milky Way galaxy, a yellow dwarf. The Propulsion family comes from another star in our galaxy: Bortron, a smaller, cooler red dwarf star. "Treehouse Observatory" - Sydney, Jet, Sunspot, and Sean fix up a treehouse and make it into their own clubhouse/observatory. The kids even build their own telescope so they can all observe the awesome nighttime sky! Curriculum: An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events. A telescope is an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Peg and Cat Save The World The whole world has a REALLY BIG PROBLEM! When a mysterious, gigantic blob is spotted soaring towards Earth, the President of the United States calls in the nation's greatest problem solvers: Peg and Cat. With the help of incredible top-secret devices, Peg and Cat work tirelessly to figure out what's up in outer space. Circling the globe, Peg and Cat assemble a cast of hundreds to help them solve the problem and SAVE THE WORLD! duration 58:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#220] The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem The Pig Problem - The Farm / Radio City Music Hall. When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Primary Content: Using a calendar Secondary Content: Comparing amounts. The Mariachi Problem - Mexico City. Cat hires a 7-piece Mariachi band to serenade his true love, Rosana. Primary Content: Relative positions - above, below, in front of, behind, next to Secondary Content: Counting to 9. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#222] The Sam Problem/Mac The Fork The Sam Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Jesse fears that if his Mom gets married she'll love him less. Peg uses math to show he has nothing to worry about! Primary Content: Division Secondary Content: Finite / infinite. Mac the Fork - Mega Mall. Sweet treats are being swiped four at a time, on the infamous utensil of Mac the Fork. Primary Content: Counting to 40 by fours Secondary Content: Fair sharing. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Peg and Cat Save The World The whole world has a REALLY BIG PROBLEM! When a mysterious, gigantic blob is spotted soaring towards Earth, the President of the United States calls in the nation's greatest problem solvers: Peg and Cat. With the help of incredible top-secret devices, Peg and Cat work tirelessly to figure out what's up in outer space. Circling the globe, Peg and Cat assemble a cast of hundreds to help them solve the problem and SAVE THE WORLD! duration 58:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Super Why! [#307H] The Banana Mystery Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story. 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 [#4632H] Sesame Ocean Abby turns Sesame Street into a magical ocean so Dorothy can swim anywhere she likes but when she disappears, Elmo and Abby follow clues to find her. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter O and the nubmer 6. 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 [#102] Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. 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 DTV Channels

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus / KQEH

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
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

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