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KQED Plus: Saturday, September 7, 2013

Comcast 10  •  Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

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Saturday, September 7, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2985] Tavis talks with entrepreneur and disability rights activist Ben Foss. The successful entrepreneur and prominent disability rights leader explains how best to think of dyslexia. Tavis also talks with Gina Torres. The stage, film and TV actress catches us up on her latest projects, including the legal drama, Suits, on the USA Network. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2442H] September 6, 2013 Host: Thuy Vu.
    News Panel:
    UC LEADERSHIP TRANSITION - As Mark Yudof bids farewell as president of the University of California, we look at his legacy and challenges faced by the public university system moving forward. His 5 year tenure oversaw a near doubling of tuition and student protests, but he is credited with expanding financial aid programs and reforming the system's pension plan.
    AMERICA'S CUP MAKES WAVES - The America's Cup finals begin on Saturday, pitting Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA against Emirates Team New Zealand in a best-of-17 series that could last two weeks. Meanwhile, illegal weights on a Team USA catamaran have resulted in what are being described as the harshest penalties in the history of the sailing competition. The team was docked two points and fined $ 250,000 and a jury banned three team members from further participation in this year's races.
    NEW IPHONE - Expectations are mounting for Apple to introduce new iPhone models on September 10. Updates to the current iPhone 5, new color choices, and the availability of a lower-priced model are rumored to be announced next Tuesday. Apple's event comes amid speculation about the company's strategy for pursuing a greater market share overseas, particularly in China.
    Guests: Ana Tintocalis, KQED News; Julian Guthrie, San Francisco Chronicle; and Kara Swisher, All Things Digital
    BURNING MAN BEYOND THE PLAYA - Every year for one week, bold, super-sized works of art spring to life in a harsh desert playa in Nevada. Burning Man, with hundreds of original works and more than 60, 000 attendees, has become North America's largest outdoor art festival. Host Thuy Vu meets the Flaming Lotus Girls, a female-driven team of Bay Area artists who are pushing themselves to the limit to create an enormous metal tree stump with fire-breathing fungi. Vu also examines how the Burning Man art scene has blossomed beyond the desert, with iconic sculptures transplanted to urban settings and even major civic installations like The Bay Lights.
    duration 27:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    New Tricks [#701] Dead Man Talking A psychic tells a dead man's daughter she needs to resolve his unfinished business. duration 51:51   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Dalziel and Pascoe [#117] Child's Play - Part 1 of 2 The dramatic appearance of a mysterious man at the funeral of a wealthy woman sets tongues wagging in a small Yorkshire village in this episode. As members of the grieving family squabble over her estate, they are horrified when the stranger claims to be her long-lost son. When he is suddenly found murdered, Dalziel and Pascoe are called in to investigate the man's real identity. duration 49:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:50 am
    Dalziel and Pascoe [#118] Child's Play - Part 2 Or 2 The dramatic appearance of a mysterious man at the funeral of a wealthy woman sets tongues wagging in a small Yorkshire village in this episode. As members of the grieving family squabble over her estate, they are horrified when the stranger claims to be her long-lost son. When he is suddenly found murdered, Dalziel and Pascoe are called in to investigate the man's real identity. duration 50:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:43 am
    Sherlock Holmes [#112] The Red Headed League Jabez Wilson approaches Holmes about 'The Red Headed League' and the mystery surrounding his peculiar employment. Holmes discovers that Moriarty may have a hand in it. duration 51:36   STEREO TVG
  • 4:35 am
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#115] duration 26:42   TVG
  • 5:02 am
    Moyers & Company [#235H] What Are We Doing In Syria? With the probability of American intervention, Syria is everywhere in the news. This week Phil Donahue, filling in for Bill Moyers, speaks with NPR Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos and historian and Vietnam veteran Andrew Bacevich about the possible repercussions of our actions in the Middle East.
    As he has so often in recent years, historian and analyst Andrew Bacevich is asking the important questions about America's role in the world and specifically why we should go into Syria. Is a military response justified and if we take action, where does it stop? A graduate of West Point and Vietnam veteran, he served for 23 years in the military before becoming a professor at Boston University. His new book, Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country, asks whether our reliance on a professional military rather than a citizen's army has lured us into a morass of endless war - a trap that threatens not only our global reputation but democracy itself.
    Among its deadly side effects, the war in Syria has created a refugee crisis beyond that country's borders - a "disgraceful humanitarian calamity" and "the great tragedy of this century," according to the UN. Deborah Amos is a veteran National Public Radio Middle East correspondent. She wrote about the exiled and dispossessed of the region in her book Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East and has been in the refugee camps and on the Syrian front lines. Amos joins Donahue for a discussion of the human toll of the Syrian fighting, and the potential impact of millions of displaced people on the region.
    As members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reached an agreement late Tuesday on wording of a new resolution authorizing US military force against the Syrian government, events will likely change quickly. What won't have changed is the need for a full discussion of our motives and American foreign policy, not just when it comes to Syria but in the entire Middle East.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#122] Pets The gang has their hands full when the Animal Helpers drop their pets off to be looked after by Chris, Martin and Zoboo. The Junction's crawling with guinea pigs, hamsters, ducklings, cats, dogs, a calf, a hermit crab and ducks. Zoboo thinks that taking care of 12 pets will be a piece of cake, but he quickly realizes his error. Jackie and the Animal Helpers release into the wild a raccoon that they have raised. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#512] Adventures It's the Percival twins' birthday and Mr. Percival got them a Hot Air Balloon ride as a treat. When Duncan learns this, he is upset, as he already has his birthday flag fixed on his cab ready to take the twins for a special birthday ride. Mr. Percival asks Duncan to collect the balloon, but as he chuffs along the bumpy track the balloon looses a binding. When Duncan sees this, he purposefully goes back and forth over the bumps until the balloon is floating off into the distance. Satisfied that he will now get to give the twins their birthday ride, he arrives at Mr. Percival's only to see the balloon float by the house and rip a big hole in its side. Feeling terrible, Duncan has an idea: to use his special birthday flag as a patch to fix the balloon.
    Miss Marvel, the famous storyteller, is visiting the Hills, and Peter Sam is very excited. He rushes about the narrow gauge trying to finish his work early and be the first to see and hear Miss Marvel's story of Proteus, the mystical engine. Taking an old short cut, Peter Sam crashes through a hedge, uncovering an old statue of Proteus that is standing forgotten on an old rusty flatbed. Boiling with excitement, Peter Sam decides he could make a star entrance with the Proteus statue. Redirecting the other engines away, Peter Sam plans to take the glory for him self but the statue is heavy and he crashes! With the help of his friends though the statue makes it to the storytelling and Peter Sam sees the big unveiling.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Bob the Builder [#605] Two New Machines! Tumbler, the big and booming cement mixer, arrives in the Valley to help build the Bobland Bay skate park. Dizzy is given the job of showing him around. Tumbler's larger-than-life arrogance becomes a little too much for Dizzy and Tumbler is soon all alone in Sunflower Valley. By displaying a little humility, he finds his way back to his new friends! Flex the cherry-picker arrives just in time to help replace the lens on the Sunflower Valley lighthouse. Flex is so desperate to do a good job that he pushes himself a bit too far and gets the new lens stuck in a tree! He helps solve the problem and learns that everyone loves him just the way he is. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Curious George [#606H] Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash * Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day.
    * George and Allie's Automated Car Wash - Spish! Spish! Blub blub! George and Allie are so impressed by Sprint Quint's automatic car wash that they decide to build their own...for toy cars! Remembering each stage of the car wash by the sound it makes, George and Allie assemble picnic benches, slippers, car mats, paint rollers and other everyday objects into a one-of-a-kind automatic toy wash. But will it be as successful as the full-sized car wash?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#128H] Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink * Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering!
    * Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. He learned them from Pinkie the flamingo. The kids want to learn too, so off they go to Gooney Goon Lagoon! There they learn all about flamingos - fun moves and all! Back at home Cat, Nick and Sally all move together - the flamingo way!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#120H] Daniel's Sleepover/Backyard Camping Daniel's Sleepover - Daniel and his parents go to Prince Wednesday's castle for a family sleepover. When Daniel and Prince Wednesday go through their bedtime routines together, Daniel realizes how different it is sleeping at Prince Wednesday's castle. As bedtime nears, Daniel and Prince Wednesday notice some things that are just a little bit scary...but they soon learn that once they investigate further, they actually aren't scary at all! Backyard Camping - Daniel and O the Owl are camping in the yard with Dad Tiger and O is a little hesitant to sleep in this unfamiliar setting. However, once he examines this new setting closely, he learns that it's not so scary! In fact, different can be fun! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    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 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    Zoboomafoo [#124] Lids Chris and Martin devise a plan to attract a pair of African crown cranes to Animal Junction. Chris can't wait to get a closer look at these amazing creatures with the feathery crests on the top of their heads. Imagine their surprise when some other creatures with cool lids, goats and sheep, turn up instead. Zoboo and the Kratts discover horns come in handy! The crown cranes do finally arrive, so the gang can examine their showy head crest, which help them attract their mates. Jackie admires the beautiful sets of antennae on a banana slug and luna moth. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#217H] Road Runner Koki wants to leave the Sonoran Desert to resupply the Tortuga, but Chris and Martin don't want to go until they track down a mysterious lizard. But they'll need the help - and powers - of their friend the Road Runner. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Arthur [#1305] No Acting Please/Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending * No Acting Please - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine.
    * Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending - Finally, the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabiasse, is out. Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the book the fastest. But the two friends learn that speed-reading doesn't always pay off.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House [#3209H] Cambridge 2012/Hot Stuff Kevin and Norm find the painters spraying the house a sunny yellow, while Tom trims out the windows with a custom detail specified by the architect. Custom copper half-round gutters and a Danish wood-burning fireplace go in, and homeowner Sally Peterson explores what commercial-grade cooking appliances can do for her kitchen. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1017H] Reusing Water from a Washing Machine; Maintaining Small Gasoline Engines Host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook examine ways to save water when irrigating. Meanwhile, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to San Francisco to install an irrigation system that reuses water from a washing machine. Back in the loft, Richard shows Kevin some toilets that are also designed for hand washing. Then, Roger visits an engine repair shop to learn how to maintain small gasoline engines. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3301H] * '13 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse * Volo Museum * Goss' Garage: Motorcycle Maintenance * Quick Spin: '14 Chevrolet Corvette, Toyota Corrolla * Kia Optima Hybrid * '13 Mistsubishi Outlander duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    McLaughlin Group [#3137] duration 27:30   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2442H] September 6, 2013 Host: Thuy Vu.
    News Panel:
    UC LEADERSHIP TRANSITION - As Mark Yudof bids farewell as president of the University of California, we look at his legacy and challenges faced by the public university system moving forward. His 5 year tenure oversaw a near doubling of tuition and student protests, but he is credited with expanding financial aid programs and reforming the system's pension plan.
    AMERICA'S CUP MAKES WAVES - The America's Cup finals begin on Saturday, pitting Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA against Emirates Team New Zealand in a best-of-17 series that could last two weeks. Meanwhile, illegal weights on a Team USA catamaran have resulted in what are being described as the harshest penalties in the history of the sailing competition. The team was docked two points and fined $ 250,000 and a jury banned three team members from further participation in this year's races.
    NEW IPHONE - Expectations are mounting for Apple to introduce new iPhone models on September 10. Updates to the current iPhone 5, new color choices, and the availability of a lower-priced model are rumored to be announced next Tuesday. Apple's event comes amid speculation about the company's strategy for pursuing a greater market share overseas, particularly in China.
    Guests: Ana Tintocalis, KQED News; Julian Guthrie, San Francisco Chronicle; and Kara Swisher, All Things Digital
    BURNING MAN BEYOND THE PLAYA - Every year for one week, bold, super-sized works of art spring to life in a harsh desert playa in Nevada. Burning Man, with hundreds of original works and more than 60, 000 attendees, has become North America's largest outdoor art festival. Host Thuy Vu meets the Flaming Lotus Girls, a female-driven team of Bay Area artists who are pushing themselves to the limit to create an enormous metal tree stump with fire-breathing fungi. Vu also examines how the Burning Man art scene has blossomed beyond the desert, with iconic sculptures transplanted to urban settings and even major civic installations like The Bay Lights.
    duration 27:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Charlie Rose: The Week [#108H] * Al Hunt, David Ignatius, Jackie Calmes and Mark Halperin discuss Syria * Hari Sreenivasan, anchor of PBS's new Weekend NewsHour * Filmmaker Shane Salerno on J.D. Salinger * An appreciation of journalist David Frost who died earlier this week * and we look inside Donald Judd's home & studio duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#604] Beginning the final week of their roadtrip, the team interviews Vicki Buck, former mayor of Christchurch and founder of a sustainable energy company. Heading to Queenstown, the team interviews Louisa "Choppy" Patterson, helicopter pilot. The team's final interview has them speaking with bungy legend Henry Van Asch after which the team decides to take a huge risk and take their own jumps. Heading back to Auckland to fly back to the US, the team leaves New Zealand with a new perspective and a new outlook on their futures. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:30 pm
    This is Us [#508H] Fun and Games * This week we are in Freedom, California at KPIG Radio. KPIG is one of the most innovative stations around. It features live DJ's playing a unique blend of music that has made them one of the top stations in the region. And they do it all from one of the smallest spaces imaginable- a former motel room. They call it, "pure pork goodness!"
    * Along with the keepers of the Pig Sty, you'll meet one of the most talented singers ever to emerge from the Bay Area, the man who launched an industry when he invented one of the first video games - Pong, and an unusual architect who has spent 3 decades recreating the City of San Francisco - in toothpicks.
    duration 29:30   STEREO
  • 3:00 pm
    Revolutionaries [#211H] Anthropology of Innovation Technological innovation depends on individuals who can "silo bust" - the term used to describe jumping across boundaries and categories. The Financial Times Editor Gillian Tett leads a distinguished panel in a discussion about the creation of silos within organizations and why a person's ability to "silo bust" may hold the key to innovation. duration 53:13   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Moyers & Company [#235H] What Are We Doing In Syria? With the probability of American intervention, Syria is everywhere in the news. This week Phil Donahue, filling in for Bill Moyers, speaks with NPR Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos and historian and Vietnam veteran Andrew Bacevich about the possible repercussions of our actions in the Middle East.
    As he has so often in recent years, historian and analyst Andrew Bacevich is asking the important questions about America's role in the world and specifically why we should go into Syria. Is a military response justified and if we take action, where does it stop? A graduate of West Point and Vietnam veteran, he served for 23 years in the military before becoming a professor at Boston University. His new book, Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country, asks whether our reliance on a professional military rather than a citizen's army has lured us into a morass of endless war - a trap that threatens not only our global reputation but democracy itself.
    Among its deadly side effects, the war in Syria has created a refugee crisis beyond that country's borders - a "disgraceful humanitarian calamity" and "the great tragedy of this century," according to the UN. Deborah Amos is a veteran National Public Radio Middle East correspondent. She wrote about the exiled and dispossessed of the region in her book Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East and has been in the refugee camps and on the Syrian front lines. Amos joins Donahue for a discussion of the human toll of the Syrian fighting, and the potential impact of millions of displaced people on the region.
    As members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reached an agreement late Tuesday on wording of a new resolution authorizing US military force against the Syrian government, events will likely change quickly. What won't have changed is the need for a full discussion of our motives and American foreign policy, not just when it comes to Syria but in the entire Middle East.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    QUEST [#117H] Perilous Diesel/ The Reverse Evolution Machine Learn more about California's new efforts to reduce pollution from diesel soot from aging ships, trucks and buses, a health threat whose most serious impacts are on low-income areas. And find out how scientists are flipping evolution on its head by studying the DNA of living animals to discover more about the earliest mammals. Plus, San Francisco maps its urban forest online. duration 26:30   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Travelscope [#504H] Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region Surrounded by Switzerland's mountain landscape, it's easy to see why the Swiss understand the value of nature. It is not a luxury reserved for a few, but a treasure shared by all. Joseph travels into the Grindelwald Valley to experience the grandeur of Switzerland's most typically-Swiss region - the Jungfrau. Constantly shadowed by the towering heights of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau peaks, all above 12, 000 feet, Joseph partakes of Swiss mountain culture at local street fairs and festivals. He gets to take part in a cheese-making demonstration and run with the goats through the streets of Wengen, a car-free mountain town. To get an up-close experience with the peaks he hikes to the Gleckstein, a mountain hut for climbers, and literally tops off his adventure with a train journey to the highest train station in Europe, the Jungfraujoch. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#306H] Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#714H] European Travel Skills, Part III These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    In Performance at the White House [#1702H] A Broadway Celebration Nathan Lane is master of ceremonies for a review of hit show tunes from some of Broadway's most beloved musicals. Stars include many 2009/2010 Tony award nominees and winners, performing numbers from Broadway's most popular and successful shows. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1514H] Biloxi, MS - Hour Two With NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center near Biloxi, Mississippi as a backdrop, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Noel Barrett to explore the world of vintage space toys. Highlights include a 1943 National League signed baseball; a circa 1770 sword used in the Revolutionary War; and a beautifully preserved 1811 silk-on-silk embroidery, made in Philadelphia and taken from an English print valued at $40,000 to $50,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#305] Bristol duration 28:08   TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Bid America [#108H] Woody, A Toy Story Woody is not your average collector as he has a real passion for diversity. In a previous episode we saw Woody's amazing neon clock collection, but he also has an advertising sign collection with rare pieces from great American brands Chevrolet, Hires Root beer, AC Delco and Schwinn Bicycles to name a few. Woody also has amazing toy figurines such as 1930s model Chesterfield Cigarette Girls and Buddy Lee Dolls. duration 22:37   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Foyle's War [#401Z] Invasion, Part 1 As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 pm
    Foyle's War [#402Z] Invasion, Part 2 As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3813H] Esperanza Spalding ACL presents an hour with jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding in support of her LP Radio Music Society. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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