TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Saturday, January 4, 2014
Comcast 10 • Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2
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12:00 amTavis Smiley [#3110] (repeat) Tavis talks with Emmy-winning comedy legend Bob Newhart. The TV veteran and comedy icon reflects on his first primetime Emmy win after more than 50 years in show business. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
12:30 amKQED NEWSROOM [#110H] Remembering 2013
Will 2013 go down in history as the year of Gov. Jerry Brown rising and the California comeback? It was also the year of the government shutdown and the bumpy rollout of the Affordable Care Act. The Bay Area celebrated the opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge and the America's Cup victory by Team Oracle. There were two BART strikes that crippled the commute, and the devastating Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park. A look back at some of the memorable moments of the past year, as well as a look ahead to what might be coming up in 2014.
Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle
Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News and KQED Science
Joshua Johnson, KQED News
News Pix: The Best Images of 2013
Our Top Science Stories from 2013
Silicon Valley De-Bug Founder Raj Jayadev
KQED's Scott Shafer gets an alternative view of 2013 by Silicon Valley De-Bug founder Raj Jayadev. De-Bug is a hybrid that combines media and community organizing, and is also an entrepreneurial collective and has become a nationally recognized organization while establishing itself as a trusted local platform for communities in the South Bay region since 2001. Some of its initiatives include criminal justice and prison reform, youth, immigration reform, workers and housing reform. duration 27:46 STEREO
1:00 amNew Tricks [#808Z] Only The Brave The team reinvestigate the murder of Eddie Chapman, leader of a notorious motorbike gang. duration 51:52 STEREO
2:00 amMasterpiece Classic [#4304] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 4 The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. Meanwhile, new faces try to fit into the tight-knit circle of servants. New evidence turns up in a baffling case. duration 1:14:54 STEREO
3:07 amMasterpiece Classic [#4305] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 5 Things go badly amiss at Downton Abbey. Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew's mother, Isobel. And Matthew and Robert have fallen out. Bates takes a gamble. duration 1:30:00 STEREO
4:20 amSherlock Holmes [#201] The Empty House With Holmes' return to Baker Street, talk turns to Moriarty and his demise at the Reichenbach Falls, where the great detective escaped his presumed death. duration 50:43 STEREO TVG
5:30 amOne Step Beyond [#101] The Last Round Does the old boxer's ghost perdict another death? duration 24:52
6:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#112H] Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad * Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it.
* Daniel is Big Enough to Help Dad - Dad Tiger is building a playhouse, and Daniel wants to help out. Daniel is frustrated that he is not big enough to use the grown up tools. Dad Tiger shows Daniel that there are things he can do to help that he's just the right size for. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amHeal Yourself: Mind Over Medicine with Lissa Rankin, MD This special is based on the 2013 New York Times bestselling book, Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof that Your Can Heal Yourself by Lissa Rankin, MD. It is a meticulously researched explanation of the critical role our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs play in our health and wellbeing - and how we can harness the power of our minds to enjoy great health and longevity with specific, easy-to-do steps.
Part 1 covers topics such as why Western medicine is very important; your brain is most important organ for your health; "Learned helplessness"; and asking what does your body need in order to heal?
Part 2 includes an explanation of the placebo effect with examples; explanation of the nocebo effect and of the role the amygdala plays in the brain and how it controls stress; understanding how the body has its own self-repair mechanisms, which are under the influence of the nervous system; and why the body's self-repair mechanisms only work when the relaxation response is activated.
Part 3 covers the importance of reducing stress response for self-healing and optimal health; Dr. Rankin's groundbreaking new wellness model: The Whole Health Cairn; why physical health is only one aspect of whole health; the difference between being healed and being cured; and healing ourselves, healing health care.
Dr. Rankin is a trained ob-gyn who has emerged as one of the newest thought leaders in the mind/body medicine arena. Her work has been featured extensively in national media, including O magazine, The New York Times, CNN, Health, Women's Health, Self, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. She is also the founder of The Whole Health Medicine Institute, dedicated to teaching doctors how to provide truly integrative health and wellness to patients. Its Board includes Dr. Bernie Siegel, Dr. Larry Dossey and Dr. Christiane Northrup, who says about Lissa, "What a pleasure it is to see the next generation of physicians waking up to what I call real medicine - the kind that acknowledges our true power to heal and be well." duration 1:29:20 STEREO TVG
8:00 am3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. [#1(] This program directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. It offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. duration 1:59:57 STEREO TVG
10:00 amBrainChange with David Perlmutter, MD This program reveals the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates on the human brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.
The vast majority of us don't realize that our seemingly "healthy" daily habits are silently aggravating our nervous systems and setting us up for serious brain ailments. This program shows that the fate of your brain is not in your genes. It's in the food you eat. Dr. Perlmutter, a leading international authority on nutritional medicine, has a disturbing yet empowering message: our brains are highly sensitive to certain proteins and sugars that are ubiquitous today - in our hand creams and organic ice creams, cocktails and coffees, multi-grain breads, whole fruits, and even brand name pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Perlmutter shows us how to prevent, treat, and reverse a wide array of brain-related disorders by eliminating specific foods from our diets and making smarter lifestyle choices. His new book, Grain Brain, is the first book of its kind to explore the insidious role our highly touted low-fat, high-carb diets play in a host of neurological conditions.
Dr. Perlmutter is both a board-certified neurologist and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He also runs his own private practice, The Perlmutter Health Center, in Naples, Florida. duration 1:27:27 STEREO TVG
11:30 amHaley's Hints Ketchup on the carpet? Ink on your shirt? Get out the shaving cream and hairspray and you are well on your way to solving these problems and many more. Remove pet hair from upholstery with a rubber glove. Keep ants from your home with blackboard chalk. In Haley's Hints and Haley's Hints Too, author Graham Haley introduces the audience to a virtual gold mine of ordinary items and products with extraordinary time- and money-saving uses. Items most of us already have in the house. Items that can serve us in ways we never imagined. The programs include everything from cleaning tips to sewing hints, advice for the workplace as well as hints on plumbing, painting and carpentry. duration 1:55:34 STEREO TVG
1:30 pmDeepak Chopra: What Are You Hungry for? Features world-renowned health expert, best-selling author and educator Deepak Chopra, M.D. In this program, Dr. Chopra returns to his medical roots and lectures on the scientific, behavioral and medical basis of hunger in all its manifestations and the healthy ways to fulfill it. duration 1:28:23 STEREO TVG
3:00 pmIl Volo Buon Natale The young Italian trio is celebrating the holidays with their brand new special, performed before an enthusiastic audience and adoring fans amidst a backdrop of Santa hats, decorated Christmas trees, and beautifully wrapped presents. Performing with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Il Volo takes on standards like "O Holy Night," "Ave Maria, " "Silent Night," "Panis Angelicus," and "Blue Christmas." And their impish charm is on full display for upbeat renditions of "Let It Snow, " "Jingle Bell Rock," and "Feliz Navidad." duration 52:22 STEREO TVG
4:30 pmBlenko Glass: Behind The Scenes Journey to the hills of Milton, West Virginia, into the heat of Blenko Glassworks and see first-hand how Blenko handmade glass is created, from start to finish. Each step in the Blenko glass-making process is accomplished by human hand, eyes, and he arts, not by impersonal machines. duration 1:29:30 STEREO TVG
6:00 pmMasterpiece Classic [#4306] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 6 Change arrives in a big way for several key characters at Downton Abbey. A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched. duration 2:26:36 STEREO
8:08 pmMasterpiece Classic [#4307B] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 7 The Great War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. The Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge, while the downstairs staff stays behind at Downton Abbey. New romances flare up, and a crisis unfolds. duration 1:56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
10:20 pmMasterpiece Mystery! [#4012] Foyle's War, Series VI: The Russian House In the aftermath of the jubilant celebration of V-E day, a wave of crime has swept across England. Foyle, keen to retire but bound to his old job, stumbles upon an international cover up. If exposed, it could reveal the darkest secrets of The War Office and bring down the British government. duration 1:26:16 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
12:00 amMasterpiece Classic [#4306] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 6 Change arrives in a big way for several key characters at Downton Abbey. A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched. duration 2:26:36 STEREO