TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
KQED Plus: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Comcast 10 • Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amTavis Smiley [#2565Z] Tavis talks with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of NOVA scienceNOW, about his latest text, Space Chronicles. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
12:30 amBBC World News [#84] duration 28:03 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amAgatha Christie's Poirot [#106P] Triangle at Rhodes Hercule Poirot is holidaying at the Palace Hotel in Rhodes. He and his fellow guests are interested in the arrival of famous and beautiful divorcee Valentine, accompanied by her fifth husband. They can't help but notice how Valentine immediately starts flirting with a good looking man who arrives the same day much to the public displeasure of his wife. Poirot's holiday is over but just as he prepares to leave he is called back to the hotel. After drinking a pink gin with the other guests, Valentine is dead. duration 51:05 STEREO TVPG
2:00 amMasterpiece Mystery! [#3919Z] Poirot: Mrs. McGinty's Dead Mrs. McGinty was killed by a brutal blow to the head, and her lodger James Bentley (Joe Absolom) is sentenced to hang for the murder. As Poirot joins forces with famed crime novelist Ariadne Oliver (Zoe Wanamaker) to save Bentley from the gallows, he doesn't realize his own life is in danger. The cast includes Amanda Root . duration 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
4:00 amUse Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr. Daniel Amen Award-winning psychiatrist, brain imaging expert and best-selling author Dr. Daniel Amen will show you how to look and feel younger every day by boosting the physical power of your brain. duration 1:57:13 STEREO TVG
6:00 amBlood Sugar Solution With Dr. Mark Hyman Dr. Mark Hyman explains what "diabesity" is, outlines the underlying causes that drive the problem, and provides a personalized, 4-step plan to help you overcome diabesity. He explains how we can all take back our health as individuals, as a community, and as a society.
The program will radically change the way you think about your body, your lifestyle, and the power you have to change your health. Dr. Hyman identifies the 7 keys to achieving wellness - optimize your nutrition, balance your hormones, cool off inflammation, fix your digestion, enhance detoxification, boost your energy metabolism, and calm your mind - and outlines the steps needed to personalize your approach to healing. His 6-week action plan will help viewers identify and address the unique causes of their own health and weight issues, and he offers exercise advice, stress-reducing strategies, a menu plan with delicious recipes, and much more. duration 1:26:55 STEREO TVG
8:00 amSuze Orman's Money Class Based on her new book, this program reveals Suze's expert take on what actions people need to take in light of the new economy. After the upheavals of the economic downturn, Suze believes it's critical to rethink many of the traditional strategies we've been using to achieve our financial goals. In this special, she unveils her own new and powerful advice, updating and sometimes revising her long-held beliefs, to help viewers navigate today's unsettling economic waters.
Suze provides audiences powerful, timely and often surprising advice for moving forward on the most important financial fundamentals: saving and investing, building a career, planning for retirement and more. As Suze puts it, "Bad financial habits can hurt you in any economic environment, but in the one we're in now, they can bankrupt you." Filmed before a live audience, this special presents fresh insight in Suze's time-honored style: plenty of frank and down-to-earth advice combined with compassionate and humorous Q&A. It offers viewers nationwide the insight they need to succeed in this new financial frontier. duration 1:52:42 STEREO TVG
10:00 amGreat Performances Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park Accompanied by the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of music director Alan Gilbert, this September 2011 concert was popular Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's special gift to New York City. Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn is the evening's host. Bocelli was joined that rainy, windswept evening by pop stars Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti and David Foster, and from the classical world, bass baritone Bryn Terfel, sopranos Ana Maria Martinez and Pretty Yende, and violinist Nicola Benedetti, along with the Westminster Symphonic Choir, under the direction of Joe Miller. Bocelli presented a varied repertoire that includes well known arias, fan favorites, and some new surprises. duration 2:29:01 SRND51 TVG
12:30 pmEd Slott's Retirement Rescue! A powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. Ed Slott builds on his earlier programs with all new information but continues with the "Slott formula" of using humor, personal stories and detailed facts from the tax code to make his points. duration 1:56:55 STEREO TVG
2:30 pmRick Steves' Hidden Europe In a thrilling special designed to stoke viewers' travel dreams, Rick Steves reveals a dozen of his favorite overlooked European destinations. In this select and intriguing collection of segments taken from recent seasons of Rick Steves' Europe, Rick travels to the cliff-hanging vistas of Civita, San Sebastian (Spain's proud Basque capital), the enchanting castle town of Ä?eskÃ½ Krumlov, the thriving Moroccan port of Tangier, the well-preserved Italian fortress hill town of Lucca, battle-scarred Mostar in Bosnia, the delightful Alpine town of Hallstatt, vibrant (and unspoiled) Volterra,the fairytale Danish isle of AerÃ¸ and the romantic and traffic-free Greek island of Hydra, among other sights. duration 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE
4:30 pmSuperstars of Seventies Soul Live (My Music) An exciting once-in-a-lifetime gathering with the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B, soul and disco artists - all original performers, singing their greatest "Jammin Oldies" hits. Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts this special, recorded at the Borgata Ballroom in Atlantic City in 2003.
Preliminary Song List:
* Act One: Lady Marmelade - Patti LaBelle; Brick House - Commodores; Best Of My Love - Emotions; Oh Girl / Have You Seen Her - Chi Lites Reunion
* Act Two: Turn Back The Hands Of Time - Tyrone Davis; Right Back Where We Started From - Maxine Nightingale; You Are Everything / Betcha By Golly Wow - Stylistics; You Make Me Feel Brand New - Stylistics
* Act Three: If You Don't Know Me By Now - Harold Melvin's Blue Notes; Disco Inferno - Trammps; If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman; Boogie Nights - Heatwave; Always and Forever - Heatwave
* Act Four: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae; Love On A Two Way Street - Moments; Shining Star - Manhattans; We Are Family - Sister Sledge duration 2:29:02 STEREO TVG
7:00 pmGreat Performances Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park Accompanied by the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of music director Alan Gilbert, this September 2011 concert was popular Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's special gift to New York City. Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn is the evening's host. Bocelli was joined that rainy, windswept evening by pop stars Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti and David Foster, and from the classical world, bass baritone Bryn Terfel, sopranos Ana Maria Martinez and Pretty Yende, and violinist Nicola Benedetti, along with the Westminster Symphonic Choir, under the direction of Joe Miller. Bocelli presented a varied repertoire that includes well known arias, fan favorites, and some new surprises. duration 2:29:01 SRND51 TVG
9:30 pmGreat Performances [#3705(] Tony Bennett: Duets II At age 85, the legendary Tony Bennett is the oldest person to have reached the number one position on Billboard's Hot 200 chart with the release of another album of duets - which, amazingly enough, also marks Bennett's first number one album. Yet another career triumph, Duets 2 teams Bennett with a diverse roster of contemporary stars including Queen Latifah, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Andrea Bocelli, and Michael Buble, performing more classics from the Great American Songbook, including "Body and Soul," "The Lady is a Tramp," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," "Speak Low," and "Stranger in Paradise." duration 1:59:53 STEREO TVG
11:30 pmImageMakers [#908H] An Arrow Through The Heart GOD OF LOVE - USA
Academy Award Winner 2011 Best Live Action Short.. Meet Raymond Goodfellow, a multi-talented artist who combines lounge singing with his champion dart throwing ability. He has fallen head over heels for his bass player, but she's in love with the guitarist. His prayers are answered, or so he thinks, when he receives a package of passion-inducing darts. Principal cast: Luke Matheny, Marian Brock, Christopher Hirsh, Emily Young and Miguel Rosales.
SHOOTING BLANKS - Ireland
The loneliest feeling in the world is to love someone who doesn't love you. Cupid is an admitted alcoholic who has had his own heart broken one too many times. If he can't be happy in love, why should anyone else? A new love potion offers him one last shot at redemption.Have his own bitter experiences poisoned him forever or will he be able to shoot a bull's eye for Zoe and Martin? Written and directed by Liam Gavin. Principal cast: Luke De Wolfson, Amy Phillips and Mark Holloway. duration 29:50 STEREO TVG
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