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KQED Plus: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Family Ingredients [#103H] Tahiti - Poisson Cru Modern seafarers proved that Polynesians navigated their world in canoes, following the stars. Meet a crew member on a worldwide voyage with a stop at his ancestral home - a family moment to remember and a dish never to forget. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Curious Traveler [#204H] Curious Vancouver Who was Gassy Jack and why was he so gassy? Why was Capilano Suspension Bridge built and what do all those totem poles mean? What's so important about the Hotel Vancouver, and what does it have to do with the train station, the Queen of England, and Harry Potter? Who was Yip Sang, and why did he have his own Boy Scout Troop? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1105H] Left for Dead, Part 1 Already divided over the construction of a new overpass, the village of Dunstan is further shaken when psychic Lynne Fox discovers a reclusive couple brutally murdered in their home. Local boy DS Jones finds himself personally involved in the case when it turns out that his old schoolmates are keeping secrets about the death of one friend and the disappearance of another. duration 49:18   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:52 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1106H] Left for Dead, Part 2 Already divided over the construction of a new overpass, the village of Dunstan is further shaken when psychic Lynne Fox discovers a reclusive couple brutally murdered in their home. Local boy DS Jones finds himself personally involved in the case when it turns out that his old schoolmates are keeping secrets about the death of one friend and the disappearance of another. duration 46:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    New Tricks [#703] Left Field The team investigates the case of a missing five-year-old, 25 years ago. duration 51:49   STEREO
  • 3:34 am
    Death In Paradise [#144H] The president of the Saint Marie cricket club is found shot dead in the middle of the team's ground. As the sun rises over the island, suspicion falls on his teammates. duration 51:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:35 am
    Murder In Suburbia [#204Z] Salsa Ashurst and Scribbins investigate when Salsa student Sandra Foy falls to her death from the balcony of her expensive suburban home. Having recently stolen the dance partner of a very trained member of the dance class, it appears Sandra was much hated amongst her peers. However, CCTV footage uncovers a shocking revelation which threatens to blow the whole case wide open. duration 59:33   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 5:30 am
    Reel South [#104H] Tells the story of Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana and the Native American community fighting to save its culture as its land washes away. A Film by Rebecca Ferris. duration 26:37   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4093] Tavis talks with former Federal Election Commission Chair Ann Ravel about campaign finance and fair enforcement of election law. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4092] Tavis talks with investigative journalist and author Jane Mayer about her book Dark Money detailing the Koch brothers, money, and politics. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1626H] Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the perfect strawberry-rhubarb pie. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews cold brew coffee makers in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best tea gadgets. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cherry clafouti. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#212H] Gone Fishin' with David Pasternack Seafood expert David Pasternack, from New York's fish temple Esca, shows why he loves food with fins with three favorite recipes from his arsenal: Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas and Salt-Baked Pesce per Due with Braised Greens. Cooking fish this way makes it easy and accessible. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#103H] Vegetables Everyone knows the importance of eating vegetables, but many home cooks avoid cooking them simply because they don't know how. In this episode, Martha shares her favorite methods for preparing vegetables so that they retain their delicious flavors, bright colors, and nutritional properties, offering quick, easy-to-follow recipes and tips. Viewers learn how to make simple vegetable side dishes, including steamed spinach, sauteed broccoli rabe, roasted cauliflower "steaks," brown sugar-glazed carrots, sauteed sugar snap peas and shelled peas with mint and lemony kale salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#308] Small Bites, Big Flavors Chef Keller recreates two of the most popular dishes from his Fleur restaurant in Las Vegas, including an innovative way of cooking steak on hot rocks. Recipes: Crab & Avocado Sphere with Watermelon Gazpacho; Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri Sauce. duration 27:09   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#102H] Turkey: Journey to Love Valley Join Richard Wiese as he journeys to Turkey, a land where east meets west. Richard explores Istanbul's fabled Spice Market, and a traditional fortune-teller reveals his future through the grounds in his coffee cup. Explore Cappadocia, a region known for "fairy chimneys," some of the most striking geologic formations on earth. Join Richard as he takes to the skies aboard a hot air balloon for an aerial adventure of a lifetime and discovers why Turkish rugs are considered some of the best in the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#305H] The Keys - Episode 2 - Beach Camping In Florida Colleen and her daughters take you on an RV camping trip unlike any you've ever been on before, as they visit two beautiful campsites; Fiesta Key and Sunshine Key in the glorious Florida Keys. It's camping like you've never imagined before! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Classical Rewind 2 (My Music) David Ogden Stiers guides us through a non-stop tour-de-force of more of the works of the great masters. Featuring playful dances, dynamic symphonic works, and even melodies that can break your heart, this program travels the centuries with delightful visual interpretations of these compositions - sometimes intriguing, often surprising, always engaging. Stiers, an accomplished orchestral conductor in his own right, brings his unique perspective to the history of this eternal music, and has a bit of fun in the process.
    This special is more than just the music. The visual accompaniment of these classics brings a new vision to many familiar melodies and delightful imagery for music that may be new and unfamiliar. Be on the lookout for a few surprises as well with classic clips from stars of the silent film era, Model-T Fords racing to the music of Mozart, a '60's comic's take on an 1870's dance - and perhaps a musical interpretation from a Marx brother!
    duration 1:27:31   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    New Environmentalists [#2016H] From Peru to Tanzania The New Environmentalists share a common goal - safeguarding the Earth's natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The film is the latest in the Mill Valley Film Group's Emmy Award-winning series featuring inspiring portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists. These are true environmental heroes who have placed themselves squarely in harm's way to battle intimidating adversaries while building strong grassroots support. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23093] (original broadcast date: 4/26/17)
    * a look at President Trump's foreign policy as the administration nears its 100-day milestone. Charlie is joined by Katty Kay, anchor for BBC World News America and Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia group.
    * a discussion of President Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code, with Dennis Berman of the Wall Street Journal, Peter Coy of Bloomberg Businessweek, and Damian Paletta of the Washington Post.
    * a look at "The Circle," with the film's writer and director, James Ponsoldt.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1115H] Jason's, Clove & Hoof Butchery, Dragon Beaux There's an Asian twist to the Cal-Ital dishes at our first stop, Jason's Restaurant in Greenbrae. Then, it's all about locally-sourced, responsibly-raised meat in Oakland at Clove & Hoof Butchery and Restaurant. Finally, a spacious eatery serving steaming dim sum at lunch and sizzling hot pot at dinner, in San Francisco at Dragon Beaux. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#204H] Dinner Time Sizzle Joanne toasts up a tasty starter of Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma and then shows her student Sarina, how a splash of sherry gives shrimp some sizzle! Together they roast red peppers to perfection for a delicious basmati rice dish with green peas. Recipes: Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Prosciutto di Parma, Sizzling Shrimp with Pimenton and Sherry, Basmati Rice with Roasted Red Peppers and Green Peas. Student: Sarina Crivello. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#204H] Simple Sweet Notes Jacques cuts the cooking time of a whole chicken in half with a pair of shears and a few cuts of his knife in this flavorful Roasted Split Chicken with a Mustard Crust. Fluffy Mashed Potatoes make the perfect side dish. Pizza is made quicker and easier when you use a ready made base, and Jacques personalizes it with an unusual twist when he crisps lavash to make Smoked Salmon Pizza garnished with capers, onion and cilantro. He concludes with a no-frills Greek Yogurt, Walnuts and Honey, arguably one of his fastest desserts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#503H] Barcelona and Catalunya The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. We'll get caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then we'll take a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finish with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country seaside Cadaques to visit his home and nearby Figures to experience his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Queen & Country [#104H] Traveller The queen is head of the 16 realms that make up the Commonwealth. In Perth, Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth is on tour before opening the Heads of Government Meeting, which is especially important for the monarchy. The Commonwealth countries are being asked to change the rules of succession so that a first-born girl may inherit the crown. If it's approved, it will be the single biggest change to the monarchy for centuries. At the age of 85, the queen remains undaunted by long-haul travel -- as this program shows. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#128H] Not So Splash/Switch Your Partner Round and Round * Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto investigate why parts of town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; comparing temperatures and using a thermometer.
    * Switch Your Partner Round and Round - Olive and Otto discover what life would have been like if Ms. O has assigned them different partners. Curriculum: Measurement; using standard measurements to compare capacity.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#129H] Trials and Tubulations In this half-hour episode, the tube system breaks and Olive and Otto are left stranded in a dangerous forest. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense: using a map to identify landmarks and navigate to a location. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#114H] Tazzy Chris When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1204] For The Birds/Ungifted * For the Birds - Brain dreams of being the first to spot a rare bird species called the green-tailed grebe. When Mr. Ratburn starts a bird-watching club at school, Brain is panicked! What if someone finds the grebe first and ruins his chances at fame and fortune? Or, can Brain learn that nature is a gift meant for everyone to share? < br>* Ungifted - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship? Educational Objective: Buster learns a lesson about debt, and that true friendship means doing favors without expecting anything in return. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#201H] Martha's Chair/Td The Pack Rat * Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable.(I) furniture, worth(less), rich, cost, clean(ing)(ed)(ers).
    * TD the Pack Rat - TD has too much junk! TD's mom makes him an offer: He can keep everything he has, as long as he doesn't bring anything else home. Does TD have the willpower? Vocabulary: (E) worthless, rubbish, clutter, salvage(d), priceless, perspective(s)(I) garbage, junk, collect(ion), keep, sell.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    WordGirl [#609H] Dr. Two Brains, Mr. Cheese/Kitty Cat Criminals * Dr. Two Brains, Mr. Cheese - Fed up with his henchmen, Dr. Two Brains begins the search for a new sidekick. He's thrilled to find Mr. Cheese, who seems to be perfect for the job, but soon regrets the decision as Mr. Cheese takes control and makes Dr. Two Brains HIS sidekick! Will Dr. Two Brains agree to take orders from a tiny, evil mouse? Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face stop the evil pair before it's too late? Vocabulary Words: Command, Location/Locate.
    * Kitty Cat Criminals - When The Butcher and Chuck join forces, they have a surprisingly hard time coming up with a meat-and-sandwich related crime to commit. Stumped, they discover an opportunity to steal feline artifacts and memorabilia, prompting Chuck to bring back his former alter-ego, The Hansome Panther and the Butcher to take on the identity of his former sidekick Lil' Mittens! Will WordGirl be too distracted jazzing up her own costume to outsmart the duo and once again save the day? Vocabulary Words: Ornamental, Feline.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    This Land Is Your Land (My Music) Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host. duration 1:28:03   STEREO
  • 8:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Most Romantic European Adventures In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture, and ends this segment in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day.
    Then, explore the confidence and unique traditions of Siena, then head into wine country for a little dolce vita under the Tuscan sun.
    Next, by train, bike, and boat, visit the top Dutch sights outside of Amsterdam.
    Later, in the shadow of Venice, visit three great cities: Padua, Verona and Ravenna.
    Finally, explore Italy's most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, and visit five tiny port towns.
    duration 3:26:57  
  • 12:00 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#509H] Peoples of Oaxaca and the Arrival of Holy Week The state of Oaxaca is home to more than sixty different ethnic groups. David visits several of them. The Coastal Mixtecs, whose textiles and masks set them apart from other groups, invite him to join them during Holy Week, when they enact ceremonies that set them off from other peoples. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Weekend Explorer [#405H] Laguna Beach, California Discover this beautiful artist colony in Southern California and explore its many attractions from the unique Pageant of the Masters, a theatrical performance bringing works of art to life, to enjoying beach activities including kayaking, skim boarding, tide pooling, and swimming. Then, meet internationally renowned sealife artist Wyland before going on a wild dolphin tour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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