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KQED Plus: Sunday, July 29, 2012

Comcast 10  •  Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

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Sunday, July 29, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3505H] M. Ward/Okkervil River M. Ward graduates from guest spots to his own headline ACL performance, highlighting his latest LP, Hold Time . Austin indie rock favorite Okkervil River follows. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Lawrence Welk Show [#1348] From Polkas to Classics The Band opens this show with the "Pennsylvania Polka" and the Lennon Sisters follow with a wistfully lovely "Serenade Of The Bells". Bobby & Cissy dance to the classic "Andalucia" and Natalie Nevins sings "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria" from The Sound Of Music. Bob Lido and the entire cast wind things up with a toe-tapping Dixieland medley of "Ain't She Sweet", "Baby Face", and "Five Foot Two". duration 57:45   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1405#] Atlantic City, NJ - Hour Two In Atlantic City, New Jersey, AR and appraiser Andy Ourant dip into a discussion of the market for swimsuit-clad, early 20th-century bisque figurines, known as bathing beauties. Highlights include: a collection of Enrico Caruso memorabilia brought by his grandson; a dress by noted Italian designer Fortuny, purported to have been worn by American modern dance legend Isadora Duncan; and a pair of heirloom boxwood and ivory figurines estimated to be worth $50,000 to $75,000, but if confirmed to be 18th-century originals by sculptor Simon Troger, could be worth $400,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Priceless Antiques Roadshow [#105] duration 29:07   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Priceless Antiques Roadshow [#106] duration 29:04   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1622H] Vintage Phoenix AR's first visit to Phoenix was in 1997, when Arizona's biggest story was a UFO sighting dubbed the "Phoenix Lights." Flash forward 15 years for these believe-it-or-not AR moments: "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," the original 1897 letter to the New York Sun, was appraised at $20,000 to $30,000 and gets a nice current value of $30, 000 to $50,000; on the other hand, a circa 1890 mechanical bank, then worth $3700, gets a lump of coal and a current value of $1000 to $ 1500. duration 55:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1112] Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour around Scandinavia, a region infused with Viking history and heritage. She begins her travels at a Viking festival, learns how to smoke herring in a Swedish village, assists with the smorgasbord at the Midsummer Festival, prepares moose with Lars Backman - the inspiration for the Swedish Chef on "The Muppet Show" - and cooks with the Sami people at the Arctic Circle. duration 57:32   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#214] Fearfest A big thunderstorm hits Animal Junction and Zoboo sees something frightening in the dark. But the scary creatures are just grizzly bear cubs! Martin and Chris tell their lemur friend all about grizzlies and other animals that seem scary - but really aren't. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#503] Team Work Sir Handel is delighted when Mr. Percival asks him to ensure that a train full of logs is ready for Thomas to collect later today. This is very urgent, and Mr. Percival tells Sir Handel to ask the very first engines he sees to help him. But instead, Sir Handel decides to find the very best engines to help him. Rheneas and Skarloey offer to help Sir Handel, but he wants to be sure he finds the best engines for the job. Mighty Mac, Rusty, Duncan and Peter are all very able to help, but Sir Handel keeps looking for his ideal helpers, until Thomas arrives to collect the logs. Sir Handel realizes that he's spent so long looking for the best engines to help that he hasn't even started on the job! Luckily Sir Handel sees that his friends ARE the best engines to help and when he asks them to begin work right away, the job is soon done. It's the day of the country show and engine rally in the hills. Madge the snub-nose lorry is to pull the brass band! Interfering Madge takes it upon herself to make sure the engineers get the other engines sparkling clean for the rally. Madge take such an interest that she doesn't get herself clean in good time. She rushes and gets everyone else muddy again in the process! The engineers get to work cleaning again - and this time Madge leaves them to it. Everyone is gleaming just in time for the rally! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Bob the Builder [#604] Work, Rest and Play As Bob and the team build a drive-in cinema, cameras finally roll on Oscar Flicks' sea monster movie shot at Bobland Bay. Spud volunteers to be Oscar's directors assistant. The excitement of the film set proves a little distracting to Spud and soon he's causing all sorts of chaos. He is given the job of looking after the sea monster prop, and decides to have some fun with it but ends up getting it muddy. With a ruined sea-monster, Spud must concentrate to solve the problem - which he does by making a brand new sea-monster costume for the machines! Bob and the team build an exercise park at Bobland Bay to help the residents keep fit. Mr. Bentley is especially in need of exercise and it's up to Scrambler to train him. Enthusiastically, Scrambler takes this role to heart and trains Mr. Bentley so hard that he can take no more! Mr. Bentley flees from Scrambler's exercise regime to rest. When Mr. Bentley is needed to open Bob's new exercise park, he's nowhere to be found - and it's all Scrambler's fault! Scrambler, having learnt that rest is just as important as exercise, finds Mr. Bentley and the new exercise park is declared open! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#102] The Monster In 3-B/Cat-Tastrophe "The Monster in 3-B" - At the beginning of the new school year the Howards get new neighbors that Clifford and the other animals are, at first, nervous to meet.

    "Cat-tastrophe" - Clifford tries to be a good host when Flo and Zo stay with the Howards, but the kittens are not the most considerate guests.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#114] The Best Nest/Practice Makes Perfect * The Best Nest - When Norville's nest disappears, his friends decide to build him a new one, but their bickering and fooling around nearly ruins the plan.
    * Practice Makes Perfect - Emily Elizabeth gets discouraged during her art lessons with Mr. Solomon when she thinks Nina's pictures are better than hers. Mr. Solomon finds a unique way to show Emily Elizabeth that nobody starts out as a great artist.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#128] Babysitter Blues/Saturday Morning * Babysitter Blues - the Bleakmans are babysitting Clifford for the day. That may interfere with Mr. Bleakman's plans to paint his masterpiece.
    * Saturday Morning - Saturday is usually T-Bone's time with Sheriff Lewis but this Saturday, he has to work. T-Bone finds that there are many ways to spend a Saturday.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Martha Speaks [#406H] Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. Dog Daze - When Carolina chastises Martha for her doggish mannerisms, Martha wishes Carolina could just see things from her point of view. That night, Carolina goes to sleep only to awake as...a dog! What will happen when she's forced to take on a furry, four-legged perspective? Vocabulary: (E) empathy, sympathy, characteristics, mannerisms, point of view. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Arthur [#507] Sleep No More/Pet Peeved * Sleep No More - Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? Buster is convinced that Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest - free pizza for life! - is his destiny. But how can he possibly win such an important contest without any sleep?
    * Pet Peeved - Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend. Boy, this'll be great - all fun and games and surprise toys! But when Binky ignores Francine's cat-sitting instructions, Nemo has a few surprises in store of his own.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    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
  • 10:30 am
    The Electric Company [#205] The Great Compromise The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#905H] Landscape contractor Roger Cook builds a raised garden bed that is accessible by a wheelchair. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to repair a leak in his roof caused by a plumbing vent gasket that has failed. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1012H] Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Philadelphia to install a battery back-up sump pump. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom fixes a rusty metal railing on a set of front steps. And Kevin shares a tip about how to store a wheelbarrow. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#407H] Family Favorites Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. And finally, Julia revives a classic recipe for Baked Potato Fans. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#123H] Kicking Up The Classics Joanne and her student Lauren give comfort food a kick preparing a 30 minute lamb and black bean chili and hiding a red pepper jelly surprise inside corn muffins. Recipes: Thirty-Minute Lamb and Black Bean Chili and Spicy Red Pepper Jelly-Filled Corn Muffins. Student: Lauren Eastman, Public Relations Executive. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#704H] Rivoli, The Chairman and Station House Cafe This week's show features favorite eateries which all specialize in serving fresh foods to their customers. For more than 18 years, Berkeley's classic Rivoli Restaurant has been providing diners with delicious seasonal California cuisine. Next, we chase down The Chairman Truck, a traveling eatery which serves savory Chinese food to long lines of hungry and excited customers. Finally, enjoy fresh, local, and perfectly prepared oysters, seafood, and produce inside or al fresco at The Station House Cafe, located on Highway One in Point Reyes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#708H] The Case for Quesadillas What could be better than a freshly made, gooey, warm quesadilla? Rick answers the question by showing us how to make the flour tortillas from scratch. What could be better than that? Well, actually, in Mexico, Rick explains, quesadillas and flour tortillas have nothing to do with each other. He takes us to the Bazar Sabado, a charming colonial-style labyrinth of handicrafts shops in the heart of Mexico City's bohemian Coyoacan district, to experience the true art of the quesadilla. In the Bazar's shady courtyard, the delicate treats are made the traditional way from freshly ground corn masa, patted onto a massive cast-iron griddle, topped with cheese and fillings and baked to a golden finish. For a more rough-and-tumble look at the same idea, we visit Lagunilla, the city's fantastical flea-market, where vendors turn out all kinds of mouthwatering quesadillas and other toasted-masa snacks on a griddle over a charcoal fire. Then it's on to Paxia, a stunning fine-dining restaurant, where Rick shows us one more style of quesadilla, a cheese-filled pocket of masa that's deep-fried to make a golden turnover. At Paxia, they serve a miniature version of these as an amuse bouche. Across town at La Merced market, Rick checks out the classic cheeses for quesadilla-making, and picks up some requeson, the Mexican version of ricotta. It's a fresh cheese and fresh cheeses are easy to prepare as Rick shows us by making Mexican Fresh Cheese in his Chicago kitchen. Then, he turns it into Luxurious Rustic Griddle-Baked Quesadillas for a romantic date-night dinner with his wife, Deann. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#124H] Sweet Endings Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#801] Cruising The Danube River cruising has become one of the best ways to see Europe and at a great price. Burt takes viewers on a cruise down the Danube. He started in the Hungarian capital of Budapest and returned back to Budapest eight days later. While the ship was on the river it made stops in Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, Vienna the capital of Austria, Durnstein, Melk, as well as Grein, Linz and Passau. This show gives you a unique insight into river cruising while stopping for all the sites on the way. duration 25:17   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#302] Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo! We marvel at El Greco, pop some explosive pickles, and ramble Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. Then, just for fun, we drop in on a bachelorette party with local troubadours, slice and savor tasty jamon, stroll with the crowd, and grab a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square. duration 27:50   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    QUEST [#412H] Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents. duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Sherlock Holmes [#306] The Adventure of the Creeping Man Professor Presbury refuses to believe his daughter's story about a nightmarish intruder who appears at her window. duration 50:44   TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#407Z] Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 1 After a horse whisperer disappears in Newton Magna, Barnaby comes face to face with a long-standing adversary, ex-con Melvyn Stockard, who claims to be a reformed man only concerned with his daughter's impending marriage. But when one of the wedding party is found dead in a local well, all suspicions are aimed towards Stockard. Barnaby's discovery of an extramarital affair, however, points to a different pair of killers with a vengeful motive. duration 47:35   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:49 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#408Z] Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 2 After a horse whisperer disappears in Newton Magna, Barnaby comes face to face with a long-standing adversary, ex-con Melvyn Stockard, who claims to be a reformed man only concerned with his daughter's impending marriage. But when one of the wedding party is found dead in a local well, all suspicions are aimed towards Stockard. Barnaby's discovery of an extramarital affair, however, points to a different pair of killers with a vengeful motive. duration 47:09   STEREO TVPG
  • EVENING
  • 6:36 pm
    Pickin' & Trimmin' At a small town North Carolina barbershop, Lawrence Anthony and David Shirley have been cutting hair and in the back, playing music for over 40 years. The atmosphere is laid back, the conversation free, and the music a cut above the rest. An engagingly genuine slice of old time Americana. Directed by Matt Morris. duration 22:42   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 100 Years, Millions of Memories This documentary about the Boardwalk is filled with rare film footage, vintage photographs, and heartfelt interviews which capture the Santa Cruz Boardwalk's enduring appeal to children of all ages. duration 58:33   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Nature [#2506H] Parrots in the Land of Oz Parrots are everywhere in Australia. From the outrageous drumming palm cockatoo in the tropical rainforests, to the shameless red female eclectus parrot of the far north who keeps a harem of males, to the golden-shouldered parrot in the woodlands that excavates a nest in a termite mound, to the incredibly prolific budgerigars of the deserts, a spectacular array of parrots has evolved here. Big and small, rare and bizarre, colorful and intelligent, they are the most conspicuous and exotic birds on this amazing island continent. duration 56:16   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    National Geographic Television's Top Ten Photos Of 2011 2011 National Geographic's Top Ten Photo's of 2011 is a one-hour special that counts down the best of the best photos from the magazine. Over a million images a year are shot - and only a few get published and choosing only 10 photos is no easy task. Hosted by Chris Johns, National Geographic magazine's editor in chief, the ten best photographs chosen personally by Johns, cover a broad range of subject matter from child brides, orphaned elephants, to the domestication of wild animals. We'll take an unprecedented look at what makes these photos stand apart from the rest, and we'll meet the photographers behind them. With flair, action and behind-the scenes footage, you'll gain insight into how these National Geographic photographers captured that perfect shot revealing the stories you haven't heard -- giving viewers a front-row seat as photographers reveal the hard work, perseverance, and luck behind capturing that one-in-a-million shot. Featured in the show is photographer Paul Nicklen, who proposed a story about the Spirit Bear - a bear rarely seen that lives in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia; Nick Nichols, one of National Geographic's renowned photographers, heads to Kenya to cover a story on Orphaned Elephants. Carsten Peter, known as one of the most extreme nature photographers, explores one of the biggest cave passages in the world in Vietnam. Photographer Stephanie Sinclair has been covering one of the most controversial issues - child brides. New to the team is Kitra Cahana - one of the youngest photographers to have a cover story - with her photographs of the teenage brain. Kitra earned her shot at the "yellow border" by starting off as an intern for National Geographic magazine. This has turned her life-long dream into a reality. Pasquel Maitre captures the human stories of the Albertine Rift - a land rich in natural resources - up against a struggle between man and nature. Lynsey Addario photographs conflict and humanitarian issues in the Middle East. Her recent assignment on Baghdad covers life after episodic bomb blasts turned the city inside out. Throughout the show, Chris Johns describes why he chose these images and reveals insights as to why National Geographic magazine continues to be a household name. duration 50:36   SRND51 TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Deadline Every Second This program takes you behind the scenes with photojournalists of the Associated Press, the world's largest news picture agency. Follow 12 of the world's top AP photographers on assignment in the US (from California wildfires to Wall Street) and Europe (from 10 Downing St. to the Tour de France). These shooters represent the hundreds of AP photojournalists who record the memorable pictures you see in newspapers, magazines and on the Web - one million individual pictures a year viewed in more than 15,000 news outlets. They describe the intricate process of covering sports, features, and political events, and share their strategies for capturing just the right moment. duration 56:47   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 pm
    Homeland: Immigration In America [#101H] Jobs The first episode looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas challenging the country at many levels. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Moyers & Company [#129H] What It's Like to Go to War America has been at war for over a decade now, with millions of soldiers having seen death and dying up close in Afghanistan and Iraq. But most Americans, watching comfortably on their TVs and computers, witness mostly to statistics, stump speeches, and "expert" rhetoric, don't get what's really going on there.
    This week, Bill talks to Karl Marlantes - a highly-decorated Vietnam veteran, Rhodes Scholar, author, and PTSD survivor - about what we on the insulated outside need to understand about the minds and hearts of our modern warriors. Marlantes shares intimate stories about how his battlefield experiences both shaped him and nearly destroyed him, even after returning to civilian life.
    "'Thou shalt not kill' is a tenet you just do not violate, and so all your young life, that's drilled into your head," Marlantes tells Bill. "And then suddenly, you're 18 or 19 and they're saying, 'Go get 'em and kill for your country.' And then you come back and it's like, 'Well, thou shalt not kill' again. Believe me, that's a difficult thing to deal with. You take a young man and put him in the role of God, where he is asked to take a life - that's something no 19-year-old is able to handle."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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