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KQED Plus: Thursday, November 28, 2013

Comcast 10  •  Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

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Thursday, November 28, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3043] Tavis talks with the heir to a rich blues tradition who's making her own mark, Shemekia Copeland. The 2-time Grammy nominee shares her backstory and demonstrates why she's being called "the new Queen of the Blues," performing a track from her CD, "33 1/3." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1101H] Another One Night Stand THE PICK UP ARTIST - Germany
    Olli is a playboy. He finds himself just as he did the morning before - in another strange woman's bed. As he plans to make his escape after another conquest, he comes face to face with his worst nightmare - the woman's 6 year old daughter. Little Yvonne is not happy with the unlucky love life of her mother and decides to take matters into her own hands. Produced and directed by Steffen Weinert. Principal cast: Steffen Groth, Chantal Hourticolon and Nina Weniger.
    SATURDAY GIRLS - France
    Waking up alone the morning after a one-night stand is bad enough. Finding yourself alone with your one-night-stand's little brother is worse. Little Leon explains rather matter-of-fact, she's expected to be his babysitter for the day. Written and directed by Emilie Cherpitel. Principal cast: Cecile Cassel, Antoine Rodet and Vincent Marie.
    duration 26:26   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:30 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#802H] Los Angeles, Part 2 In Los Angeles, Calif., the Roadtrippers make their way to Amoeba Music, one of the largest indie record stores in the US, to meet co-owner Karen Pearson. Next, the team speaks with Joe Rogan, a stand-up comedian, who tells them to do what you do because you love it, not for money. Just as the Roadtrippers are leaving their interview, they snag an impromptu and unexpectedly musical interview with actor Craig Robinson. Playing the piano and in a sing-songy voice, the actor of the The Office empowers Nika to not be afraid to pursue her dream as a performing artist. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Great Romances of the 20th Century [#202] Greta Garbo and John Gilbert duration 26:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    As Time Goes By [#141] Lionel (Geoffrey Palmer) is feeling brave and protective, giving his wife, Jean (Judi Dench), cause for concern. duration 28:50   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Keeping Up Appearances [#118] Iron Age Remains Hyacinth has forced Richard to participate in a trip to the countryside to look for Iron Age remains. But further cultural excursions are curtailed when Daisy and Onslow report that Rose is behaving in outrageous fashion. duration 29:11   TVPG
  • 3:30 am
    Last of the Summer Wine [#3006] Eva's Back In Town duration 29:14   TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Cafe, The [#112H] Stags Or Hens It's the night before the wedding and, in traditional fashion, Ava and Richard are having their hen and stag do's. Ava is at the Cafe with the ladies and Kieran playing drinking games, while Sarah, Richard and his very boring friend Dave, are playing a drunken game of hide and seek on the beach. as Sarah and Richard hide from Dave they are left alone to reminisce about their past. Is it rose tinted spectacles, or is there really still something left unresolved between them? What about Ava? What about Jason? What about tomorrow? Getting drunk seems to be the only way for Sarah to cope, but being drunk it would probably be advisable not to choose this moment to talk to Ava. And particularly advisable not to make the bride cry the night before her wedding. duration 23:54   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:30 am
    Vicar of Dibley [#204] Love and Marriage Geraldine prepares Alice and Hugo's wedding day. There is Alice's dress to discuss, a best man to sort out and a bachelorette party to be had! Just when everything seems fine, Alice reveals a hitch that might just be the biggest hitch in the history of hitches. And Geraldine's fallen in love, but will her affections be reciprocated. duration 29:19  
  • 5:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#106H] A Computer Called Watson Dr. David Ferrucci, IBM Fellow and Principal Investigator of the Watson/Jeopardy project, in conversation with Richard Waters of the Financial Times. duration 53:09   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#125] Great Singers Animal Junction is alive with the sound of creature songs, so the gang is excited when a kookaburra flies in. But excitement turns to disappointment when this great singer refuses to sing. Zoboo decides that he can figure out how to get the bird to sing, and with some help from Martin and Chris, he does. Jackie and the Animal Helpers are busy applying hawk silhouettes to the windows of Jackie's house. ~ duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#809H] Special Times Surprise Surprise - It's the Winter Holidays on Sodor and Thomas is excited because that means it is party time! However Thomas' friends need help. Percy has a cracked coupling rod, Edward's pistons are popping and Stanley has a faulty firebox. Thomas brings them all to the Steam Works to be fixed. Victor is so busy that he won't be able to fix all the engines in time for the party, so Thomas decides to bring the party to the Steam Works but doesn't tell Victor. Thomas asks Rocky to deliver the Christmas tree but Rocky drops it in front of Kevin and causes chaos. Thomas realizes he should have told Victor about the party. Thomas tells Victor about the party and soon all the engines help to get ready. The star is fixed on the tree and the engines have a great party. Tree Trouble - It's the winter holidays and Dowager Hatt, declares a competition to see who can find the tallest and grandest Christmas tree on Sodor. It's the Diesels versus the Steamies as Thomas leads the chase to find the best tree. Thomas and the Diesels race to Misty Island and ask the Logging Locos where they can find the best tree. When they found the perfect trees and began the racing fast back to Sodor, the trees fall off their flatbeds. and are destroyed. The engines go back to the Diesel Works without their trees and Thomas tells Dowager Hatt the news. Thomas decides to go back to Misty Island, chooses a perfect tree and gives it to the Diesels for their Diesel Works. The tree is decorated and looks perfect. Everyone hoots and toots with joy! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Elmo's Christmas Countdown There's a miracle on Sesame Street in this special holiday tale. Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and their new friend Stiller the Elf (voice of Ben Stiller) are going to count down to Christmas with the Christmas Counter-Downer. But all the counting boxes have gone missing and Christmas may never come again! Can Elmo, Abby, and Stiller the Elf save Christmas? With the help of very special guests Sheryl Crow, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, Ty Pennington, Steve Schirripa, Tony Sirico, and Kevin James (as Santa Claus), Elmo and friends will learn to believe in Christmas miracles. Also featuring: "Elmo's World: Happy Holidays!" Today Elmo is thinking about Christmas! Join Elmo as he visits Santa and learns all about the Christmas spirit and celebrating with family and friends. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#107] Clifford's Field Trip/Helping Paws * Clifford's Field Trip - The kids hide Clifford when he comes to the school fieldtrip.
    * Helping Paws - Clifford babysits the four mice.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#104] Clifford's Carnival/Clifford's Doggy Reunion * Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player.
    * Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. They learn that people change and adjustments have to be made.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Sid the Science Kid [#110H] No More Changes Sid isn't too thrilled that his favorite shirt shrunk, his shoes don't fit anymore and his Mom changed his favorite toothpaste. He really wants to ask, "Why do things have to change?" Sid discovers that change is a natural part of the world as he and his friends review lessons learned from change and transformation such as decay, growth, and change caused by heat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    WordWorld [#212H] Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball * Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray!
    * Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Curious George [#130] Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter * Unbalanced - The Amazing Balancing Zucchinis come to town, and George realizes that there's nothing he wants more in life than to be an acrobat. But before he can join the troupe, he needs to learn a lot more about balance and help save an allergic tightrope walker from a very determined cat.
    * Curious George vs. Winter - Winter is closing in and George is miserable - how's he going to survive without all the fun summertime activities he loves? When he decides to ignore the weather and play with his wading pool and his bubbles, he learns some interesting things about freezing and melting.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas! This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. On the way, the Thingamajigger breaks down and they depend on a variety of animals - from African bush elephants to bottlenose dolphins to red crabs - and their remarkable abilities to help them make an amazing journey home. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#214H] 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 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Elmo's Christmas Countdown There's a miracle on Sesame Street in this special holiday tale. Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and their new friend Stiller the Elf (voice of Ben Stiller) are going to count down to Christmas with the Christmas Counter-Downer. But all the counting boxes have gone missing and Christmas may never come again! Can Elmo, Abby, and Stiller the Elf save Christmas? With the help of very special guests Sheryl Crow, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, Ty Pennington, Steve Schirripa, Tony Sirico, and Kevin James (as Santa Claus), Elmo and friends will learn to believe in Christmas miracles. Also featuring: "Elmo's World: Happy Holidays!" Today Elmo is thinking about Christmas! Join Elmo as he visits Santa and learns all about the Christmas spirit and celebrating with family and friends. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Barney & Friends [#1203] The Sword in the Sandbox, A Storybook Adventure Daniel tries to jump-rope with some older kids, but intimidation sets in. He's convinced that he's just too little to do anything right. Barney helps our young protagonist by telling him a story of "The Sword in the Sandbox," a comical re-telling of the King Arthur legend. In the end, Daniel learns that there are many things he can do... if he tries hard enough. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Caillou [#412] Knowing I'm Growing Caillou is getting bigger! Caillou's feet are growing, so Mommy takes him to the shoe store where the salesman measures his feet, and Caillou gets a new pair of shoes. But he's not as big as Andre, who can ride a big bike, or Sarah, who is losing a tooth and waiting for the Tooth Fairy. Caillou is reassured he's growing when the growth chart shows how tall he has become. And, Caillou is too big for his favorite shirt, so he gives it to his favorite teddy bear to wear. On another day, Sarah invites Caillou to a little brother or sister day at school. The school is big and Caillou is a little afraid. But with Sarah's help Caillou has a lot of fun. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:00 pm
    Thomas & Friends [#710H] Winter Delights Merry Misty Island - It's the Winter Holidays on the Island of Sodor. Dash, Bash and Ferdinand decide to throw a party. This is their first party and they're not really sure what to do and they won't ask Thomas to help them. Soon the Logging Locos have caused chaos on Misty Island with party decorations scattered all over the place. They need help fast before their party is ruined. Thomas turns up just in time and the Winter Holiday Party is a big success. Merry Winter Wish - It's the Winter Holidays and Thomas is given the special job of delivering the Star of Knapford to Knapford Station. Instead of going directly to Knapford, Thomas decides to give all of his friends a wish upon the star. The friends wish upon the star but soon there is an accident and the star falls off the back of Thomas' flatbed. With the help of his friends Thomas gets the star to Knapford just in time. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Bob the Builder [#810H] Following Clues (Pt. 3) Dizzy Finds a Pirate - Fixham Theatre needs work completed before the performance of The Legend of Brickbeard, with actor and theatre manager Richard Olivier in the lead role. When Dizzy tells the team that she has seen Brickbeard backstage, Spud and Scrambler believe he's returned to stop them from finding the Golden Hammer. Later Dizzy realizes that it wasn't Brickbeard, she saw but Richard Olivier rehearsing for the play. Meanwhile, Spud and Scrambler are still trying to figure out the meaning of the last clue they found. Backstage, Spud pulls a rope to reveal a secret trap door with another red box in it! When they open the red box they find another clue, a picture of a boat. Roley & the Seagull - At Fixham Harbor, Bob and the team are in the process of moving an old ship. Roley befriends a seagull that gets very angry when the team begins to lift the old ship out of the water. The angry seagull disappears on to the ship. Spud and Scrambler's latest clue is a picture of a boat but there are several boats in the harbor. They finally get to the old ship and notice it's the Bonny Beard - Brickbeard's ship! With Lofty's help, Bob travels up to the crow's nest and realizes the angry seagull has built her nest there and wants to protect her eggs. He gently lifts the nest to reveal another red box! Spud and Scrambler are ecstatic and present the box to Bob later that evening. He's amazed to find the Golden Hammer inside and they are overjoyed to be able to hand it to Bob - the best builder ever! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas! This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. On the way, the Thingamajigger breaks down and they depend on a variety of animals - from African bush elephants to bottlenose dolphins to red crabs - and their remarkable abilities to help them make an amazing journey home. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea This hour-long special features two Wild Kratts episodes.
    * Speaking Dolphinese - The Wild Kratts team is on a mission to decode the secret language of one of the smartest creatures on earth - dolphins! With the help of Aviva's experimental dolphin decoder and two young dolphin tutors, Chris and Martin join a pod and try to speak "dolphinese". But when their newfound friends get caught in a jam with the dolphins' only true creature enemy - a hungry shark - the bros get embroiled in a hair-raising rescue mission that tests their new creature language skills.
    * Blowfish Blowout - When the miniaturized Kratt bros get swept up and lost in a swath of plankton, they become part of a crowd of fish larva all headed to the most populated and diverse habitat on earth - the coral reef. As Aviva and the gang search for them, the lost bros take up residence on the reef alongside a newfound porcupinefish friend, who will hopefully show them how to survive in this fish-eat-fish world until they are rescued. But when Donita shows up searching for a special sea crown fit for a fashion queen, the gang must return the favor and rescue their friend.
    duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#407H] Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One - When Martha learns that Helen's extended family will be coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to search for her own long-lost canine siblings. Tails begin to wag as the family reunites, but where is Martha's mother? Vocabulary: (E) reunion, prepare, organize, trace, quest. Martha's Thanksgiving, Part Two - Still in search of her mother, Martha digs into her past to uncover the reason they were separated. Can Martha and her friends solve the mystery and find her mom in time for the family reunion? Vocabulary: (E) assemble, connect, memory, recognize, arrange. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Wordgirl: The Rise of Miss Power Miss Power is the new super hero in town, but she uses mean words against others and may be a super villain. When WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she is belittled and stripped of her super hero star. Huggy shows WordGirl a book full of secret battle moves from her home planet, Lexicon. Will it be enough to save the city from Miss Power? duration 58:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32257] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, many retailers are opening their doors on Thanksgiving. But what do these companies have riding on this strategy? And, will stock investors see holiday cheer this year? NBR will take a look at the past to figure out where the market goes from here. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1205H] Installing A Shade Sail Over A Deck In Santa Fe/Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy Kevin visits Santa Fe and explores the Santa Fe style of architecture. Then he installs a shade sail over a deck to cut down on sun exposure. Roger shows the proper way to use a wheelbarrow. And Richard installs a hybrid water heater that saves energy. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1206H] Replacing A Leaky Skylight/Repairing A Noisy Toilet Tommy and Kevin replace a leaky skylight. Richard repairs a noisy toilet. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3902H] Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2013, Rodgers & Hammerstein's landmark musical "Oklahoma!" returns to GP for a special commemorative encore telecast. This acclaimed production from London's National Theatre, directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Susan Stroman, set box office records during its original runs in the West End and then later on Broadway, with critics and audiences alike captivated by its fresh new take on a venerable classic. The original London production also featured a sensational, star-making performance by Hugh Jackman as Curly before his ascent to international movie stardom in the X Men film franchise. Also featured are original cast members Josefina Gabrielle as Laurey, Maureen Lipman (The Pianist) as Aunt Eller, and 2002 Best Supporting Actor Tony-winner Shuler Hensley as the menacing Jud Fry. duration 2:55:14   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Front and Center [#203H] Jj Grey & Mofro Full of Southern style and sass, JJ Grey and his band blend front porch soul and down-home storytelling in a laying-it-on-the-line show. Filmed at The Iridium. Songs include "Your Lady, She's Shady" and "The Sweetest Thing." duration 55:16   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3044] Tavis talks with international recording artist Jonathan Butler. The acclaimed South African singer-songwriter-guitarist talks about his time away from the spotlight and performs songs from his holiday CD. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    QUEST [#311H] Profile: Sylvia Earle/SETI: The New Search for ET QUEST profiles marine scientist and deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle, and find out why SETI scientists now say we might be hearing from ET sooner than you think. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
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