TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Channels 9.2 • 54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amTavis Smiley [#3150] On the eve of the 2014 Oscars ceremony, we look at some of the nominated projects and revisit highlights of conversations with several of the nominees for this year's golden statuette. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
12:30 amKQED NEWSROOM [#118H] Bay Bridge Concerns, Beef With a Petaluma Slaughterhouse and Finding Hidden Genius
Questions Persist Over Bay Bridge Safety
Caltrans officials admitted for the first time at a hearing this week that concerns brought up by two local scientists over testing of bolts and rods on the new Bay Bridge span may be valid. As the longest and most expensive public works project in California history, with a $6.4 billion price tag, questions persist over leaking and corrosion from the rain and misalignment of sections of the road deck. Caltrans remains confident in the integrity of the structure. Thuy Vu moderates a discussion.
New Bay Bridge Span Safe Despite Problems, Officials Say
Mark DeSaulnier, California State Senator, D-Concord
Jaxon Van Derbeken, San Francisco Chronicle reporter
Charles Piller, Sacramento Bee reporter
Brian Maroney, chief bridge design engineer
Local Ranchers Have a Beef with Petaluma Slaughterhouse
A federal investigation into whether the Petaluma slaughterhouse Rancho Feeding Corp. distributed tainted beef is raising questions about food safety. It has also put the squeeze on area ranchers who are now without a local slaughterhouse for their meat. KQED News reporter Mina Kim discusses the story with Scott Shafer.
USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse
Finding Hidden Genius
President Obama launched a new initiative Thursday aimed at empowering young men of color. Among the community leaders advising the White House is Kalimah Priforce, a head mentor at The Hidden Genius Project in Oakland — a program where high school students learn computer languages and build apps to solve their everyday problems. The goal is to recruit more African-Americans into the high tech sector — one of the few parts of the economy that's booming, but also lagging in diversity. Aarti Shahani reports. duration 27:46 STEREO
1:00 amNew Tricks [#1008H] The One That Got Away Pullman seizes the chance to solve a murder that she believes is linked to her first ever case, and the team start putting together a jigsaw puzzle of suspects from a photograph taken in a London park in the 90s. Eventually faced with increasing pressure to hand over the investigation, Sandra makes a huge decision, which is going to change UCOS forever. (Reappearance by James Bolam as Jack Halford, final appearance of Amanda Redman as Sandra Pullman.) duration 54:25 STEREO
2:00 amFather Brown [#105H] The Eye of Apollo The Church of Apollo comes to Kembleford and Susie falls under the spell of their charismatic leader, Kalon. Jealousy among the followers leads to the murder, in a locked room, of Kalon's wife. Father Brown must solve the murder and break Kalon's spell over Susie before she leaves with him following baptism into his church. duration 50:50 STEREO TVRE
3:00 amMasterpiece Mystery! [#4017H] Miss Marple, Series V: The Blue Geranium Miss Marple meets with her old friend Sir Henry Clithering, asking him for help with a troubling case. She has new evidence about the Blue Geranium Murder and needs Sir Henry's help to stop the court hearing. Did the wealthy and unpopular Mary Pritchard really die of shock when the geranium in her wallpaper turned blue in the village of Little Ambrose? Could a mysterious fortune-teller or a secret love affair help solve the mystery? With the body count on the rise and no time to spare, Miss Marple and Clithering work together to find an ingenious killer and close the case once and for all. duration 1:26:16 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
4:30 amSherlock Holmes [#206] The Priory School The Duke of Holdernesses' son is kidnapped from his preparatory school, the Priory School. With the Duke determined to avoid publicity, Sherlock Holmes is called in, to investigate one of the most complex cases of his career. duration 52:11 STEREO TVG
5:30 amAdventures of Sherlock Holmes [#108] Belligerent Ghost Dr. Watson claims to have been attacked by the ghost of Albert Higgins. Holmes finds a link to the theft of the Blue Madonna in the Pembroke museum, which has been exchanged for a forgery. duration 26:40 TVG
6:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#111H] Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty * Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away.
* Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. While at the shop, Daniel needs to use the bathroom, but thinks he will have to wait until they get home. Music Man Stan explains that everyone goes to the bathroom, and Daniel learns that he can use the bathroom there - or anywhere else in the neighborhood! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amBlenko 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
8:00 amRoad to Perfect Health with Brenda Watson We all know the saying, "All roads lead to Rome." Well, according to digestive care expert, Brenda Watson, they all lead to the digestive system - at least where our health is concerned. In this program, Brenda shows us how all health ailments can be linked to an imbalance in the digestive system.
With over 20 years experience helping people overcome health challenges, Ms. Watson has been able to help people return to health - whether they suffer from typical digestive problems or chronic fatigue - by balancing the good and bad bacteria in their gut. Brenda shows us that a well-balanced intestinal tract makes up a large part of our immune system, or our body's "Gut Protection System" (GPS).
Unfortunately our GPS sometimes malfunctions and becomes out of balance, leading our health in the wrong direction. When this happens it leads to sickness and health problems. Ms. Watson shows us that no matter what our sickness or condition, putting our GPS in balance will put us back on the road to better health. Even if you don't have a heath problem, you need to keep your GPS in balance. How do you do this? Brenda gives a clear and concise plan to maintain a healthy, well-balanced GPS. duration 1:54:31 STEREO TVG
10:00 amBlood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet Dr. Mark Hyman explains America's Big Fat Problem with food addiction and provides a step-by-step process for ending food addiction and reversing diabesity. duration 1:57:07 STEREO TVG
12:00 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06 STEREO TVG
2:00 pmHealing A.D.D. with Dr. Daniel Amen ADD or ADHD is a national health crisis that continues to grow-yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children and adults are common and persistent.
In this national public television program, psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife nurse Tana Amen take a completely new look at ADD and explain 7 unique types based on the extensive brain imaging work of the Amen Clinics on tens of thousands of ADD patients. Treating all people with ADD the same invites failure and frustration and can be a disaster, as the traditional treatments that make two of the types better can make the other 5 types worse.
The show is divided into three parts. In Part One, the myths and misconceptions about ADD will be discussed as well as the hallmark ADD symptoms. In Part Two, the 7 different types of ADD will be described in detail. And, in Part Three Dr. and Mrs. Amen we'll give you a clear method for Healing ADD, including the best natural treatments. They are not opposed to medication, but think it's smart to start with lifestyle and natural treatments first. duration 1:57:22 STEREO TVG
4:00 pmCeltic Woman: Emerald Emerald, the all-new stage production from Celtic Woman, celebrates Ireland and the Emerald Isles' spellbinding Celtic heritage through an extraordinary presentation of traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and original music by Emmy-nominated music producer David Downes. duration 1:58:51 STEREO TVG
6:00 pmEasy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy Muscle loss actually begins in your 30s (earlier than most of us might have guessed) and it continues at a rate of about 3% per decade without intervention. The good news is, according to Peggy Cappy, that yoga can come to the rescue. In this program, Peggy will show us how yoga can aid people who want to increase strength and mobility at any age. duration 58:46 STEREO TVG
7:00 pmMoments to Remember: My Music Patti Page returns to co-host all new performances and archival classics from the vault with co-hosts Nick Clooney, Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale, and Mary Lou Metzger. This program features many more legends of the late 50s and early 1960s pop era.
Frankie Laine comes out of retirement to "spend one more night in our old rendezvous" singing his sentimental "That's My Desire." Italian crooner Julius LaRosa takes stage to perform his classic "Eh Compari" and "Domani." The Four Lads, Four Aces, Four Freshmen, Roger Williams, Lenny Welch, The Platters, The DeCastro Sisters (and more), also return to the stage to sing their greatest hits. Archival performances from Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como and Nat King Cole round out this amazing special. duration 2:28:15 STEREO TVG
9:30 pmBlood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet Dr. Mark Hyman explains America's Big Fat Problem with food addiction and provides a step-by-step process for ending food addiction and reversing diabesity. duration 1:57:07 STEREO TVG
11:30 pmImageMakers [#1103H] Starting Over EVEN GODS - Ireland
Recovering alcoholic Hughie has been living in a long-term homeless shelter for as long as he can remember. But when his long forgotten daughter contacts him out of the blue and wants to see him for the first time in 13 years, the long buried wounds of the past come back into sharp, painful focus. A heart-wrenching tale about the power of reconciliation with a tour de force performance by lead actor Lalor Roddy. Written and directed by Phil Harrison. Principal cast: Lalor Roddy, Laura Thompson and Lois Turkington.
JONNY BOY - Ireland
After a lifetime of love, faithfulness and loyalty, Jonny's terminally ill wife confesses a secret that she has kept secret for thirty five years. A secret stash of letters takes Jonny on a journey of discovery of feelings that had long since been denied, but never forgotten. Directed by Laura Way. Principal cast: Jon Polito, Kathleen Tierney, Ronan Wilmot and Irene Wright. duration 25:20 STEREO TVG
12:00 amEasy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy Muscle loss actually begins in your 30s (earlier than most of us might have guessed) and it continues at a rate of about 3% per decade without intervention. The good news is, according to Peggy Cappy, that yoga can come to the rescue. In this program, Peggy will show us how yoga can aid people who want to increase strength and mobility at any age. duration 58:46 STEREO TVG