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KQED Plus: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#607H] CMA Songwriters Series: Brett Eldredge CMA New Artist of the Year winner Brett Eldredge takes the stage for the CMA Songwriters Series at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville with songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, Travis Hill and Heather Morgan. A songwriter in his own right, having co-written all of the songs on his recent release Illinois, which debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200 chart, Eldredge joins co-writers Copperman and Morgan on a performance of the album's lead single "Lose My Mind." Eldredge and the hit makers also perform hits from his debut album Bring You Back including best-loved No. 1 hits including "Beat of the Music," "Mean To Me" and "Don't Ya." duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#143H] The Resurrectionists Father Brown is puzzled when the grave of a recent burial is opened and the body is missing, only for it to turn up at the premises of a different undertaker. Inspector Mallory is even more mystified as the victim died of decapitation in a motor cycle accident with no sign of other injury. The undertaker is arrested and the animosity between him and the victim's mother is evident for all to see. Father Brown uncovers the reason behind their hatred and the forbidden love which the victim had for the undertaker's daughter. duration 59:12   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:48 am
    Inspector Lewis Season 8 On Masterpiece [#4634H] Magnum Opus Lewis and Hathaway anticipate more murders when they find an alchemic image purposefully left at the scene of an Oxford dean's bludgeoning death. A tattoo on his body and those of two more victims leads to a frantic effort to prevent another murder. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:17 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#112H] The Food of Love Doctor Blake must unravel the murder of an up-and-coming rock'n'roll star, after he collapses in front of his fans at a sell-out performance. duration 57:14   STEREO
  • 4:17 am
    Rosemary and Thyme [#104H] Sweet Angelica Dying grass at the Bowden Grange Language School drags Rosemary and Laura into a mystery from the past and a bitter present-day rivalry. First Polish student Angelica disappears, then school handyman Felix is found with his throat expertly slashed. Although he pestered girls, there is no clear reason why anyone would want to kill him. Then Angelica is found dead on the school grounds. duration 48:30   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:08 am
    Rosemary and Thyme [#105H] A Simple Plot When Rosemary and Laura advise a blind professor on blight at his allotment, they get caught up in his fight to stop the land being sold to developers. Then Dr. Mullins is found dead in a pit, leaving his estate to Rosemary. Convinced the fall was not an accident the friends' investigation brings them into the worlds of high finance, drugs and dashing landowner Hugo Dainty. duration 48:38   STEREO
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4136] Tavis talks with acclaimed actor and producer David Oyelowo about his role in A United Kingdom. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3944Z] Tavis talks with comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah about his recent memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1617H] French Pork Chops and Bisque Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best French-style pork chops with apples and calvados. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brie. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the ultimate mushroom bisque. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#416H] Savory Dinner Pie Dinner is in the pan with Sara's Dinner Pies: savory meat and vegetables enclosed in a hearty crust. We've got BLT Pie, a twist on the popular sandwich, plus use Sara's easy Pizza Dough recipe or store-bought dough for a belly-filling Broccoli Calzone. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#501H] Never Enough Chocolate Attention chocolate lovers! Learn the techniques needed to prepare two standout chocolate desserts: a milk-chocolate pistachio tart and a rich flourless Roberta heart cake. Chocolatier Jacques Torres stops by to share his expert tips. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#425H] Lobster Fun Chef Keller's lobster-cooking lesson includes proven cooking techniques for getting moist, succulent lobster and recipes for savory accompaniments that guarantee exquisite results.
    Recipes: Roasted Lobster with Lemon-Caper Butter and Herb Salad; Maple Syrup and Fromage Blanc Ice Cream.
    duration 27:51   TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#406H] Germany's Winter Carnival Joseph dons his jester's cap and heads to the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg for Fasnet -- Fasnacht -- Carnival. Each town may call it by a different name, but they all agree it's a non-stop community party that celebrates local culture and chases away the winter blues. Some of the historic carnival characters, like the Narro, date back to the festival's beginning 500 years ago while others are the products of lively modern-day imaginations. From Konstanz on the shores of Lake Constance to the Black Forest villages of Villingen, Oberndorf, Gengenbach, Elzach and Rottweil, Joseph uncovers the festival's history and rejoices in the controlled chaos of tolle tage -- Crazy Days! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Two for the Road [#104H] Alaska: Cruising The Inside Passage Nik and Dusty make their first-ever visit to Alaska, where they explore its famed Inside Passage - and encounter its diverse and spectacular wildlife - aboard a small-ship expedition cruise. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#201H] In Search of Our Fathers Three guests know almost nothing about their fathers' past. Stephen King's father walked out on the family when Stephen was two years old and never returned; Courtney Vance's father was a foster child and never knew who his biological parents were - after his suicide, Courtney wants to learn more about his roots; and Gloria Reuben's father was 78 years old when she was born - he died when she was young, taking the secret of his ancestry with him. Henry Louis Gates solves the mystery of their paternal ancestry and introduces them to relatives they never knew they had. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Big Blue Live [#101H] This event is anchored by 4 on-air correspondents from a reporting hub at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and from aboard NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries' research vessels. The on-air correspondents include Dr. M Sanjayan, the host of the PBS series Earth A New Wild, and senior scientist at Conservation International; Liz Bonnin, a science broadcast journalist based in the UK; Dr. Joy Reidenberg, host of the PBS series Sex in the Wild, and a comparative anatomist with expertise in marine mammals; and Steve Backshall, award-winning naturalist, writer and BBC TV anchor. Leading scientists and other experts provide additional insights on different aspects of marine life and ecology. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23136H] (original air date 6/26/2017)*We begin with the Supreme Court. The justices agreed to uphold a limited version of President Trump's travel ban from earlier this year. Charlie is joined by Adam Liptak, a Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times.
    *We continue with Chris Whipple to discuss the White House Chief of Staff--what has been called "the toughest job in Washington." He is the author of a new history of the chiefs, "The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency."
    *We conclude with Leah Dickerman, a Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. She is the organizer of Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends, the first 21st century retrospective of the artist.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1201H] Myriad Gastropub, Squeeze Inn Hamburgers, Terzo Globally inspired food and drink is offered at our first stop in the SF Mission district at a spot called Myriad Gastropub. And nothing says USA like a good, juicy burger blanketed in cheese in Napa at Squeeze Inn Hamburgers. Lastly, Mediterranean flavors, seasonal ingredients and a well-selected wine list make this a cozy SF spot at Terzo. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#108H] Guilty Pleasures Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. Recipes: Oven Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt, Bruschetta Burger with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, and Rose Sangria with Blueberry and Nectarines. Student: Kyle Khasigian, Financial Associate. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#122H] Good Catch! Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce; Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions; Seafood With "Handkerchiefs"; Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#806H] Palestine Palestine is the Muslim and Arab half of the Holy Land. After visiting Jerusalem, we harvest olives near Ramallah, follow pilgrims to the place of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, approach Abraham's tomb - as both Jews and Muslims do - in Hebron, drop in on friends for dinner, and bob in the Dead Sea. We'll also learn about walls, Israeli settlements, and the challenges facing this region. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2120H] Vintage Hot Springs Discover how appraisals from 15 years have changed in the antiques market, including Andrew Clemens sand art, ca. 1880, a 1933 All-Star game signed baseball, and an 1886 Jasper Cropsey painting. Can you guess which item is valued at $100,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#424] Musk Ox Mania When Chris realizes that his precious Creature souvenir collection is missing, the gang must travel back to the Arctic to find it. But the Arctic is now covered in a thick layer of ice and snow, so they'll need the help of a special Arctic creature - the Musk Ox - and its creature powers to find it. Science Concept: Defense. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#216] Rookie Night/Who Let The Doug Out? Rookie Night - It's party time for all the new agents at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Temperature: Using a thermometer; Associating different climates/seasons with degrees. Who Let The Doug Out? - Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#217] The Cherry-On-Top-Inator/Sir The Cherry-On-Top-Inator - Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. Curriculum: Prediction and probability. Sir - The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters. Curriculum: Time. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1607] Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play! After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel? Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1509] Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#312H] Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper * Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop.
    * The Crooning Crook Caper - Helen wishes she could be a kid detective just like her favorite book character, Curious Crystal. When Helen and Martha find a business card for "The Whistler" with "You've been warned" written on the back, they think their career as super sleuths has begun. Vocabulary: (E) caper, detective, camouflage, pursu(e)(it), stakeout (I) footprint, monocle, criminal, notebook, handwriting.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Our Zoo [#102H] With the initial plans for the zoo drawn up, George turns his mind to growing the stock at Oakfield, which brings him face-to-face with two Himalayan black bears hiding out in a cave in Matlock. The male is extremely protective of the malnourished female and George - along with Lizzie's brother, Billy - is in a quandary about what to do. Back at Oakfield, Lizzie and the family continue the onerous work of putting the zoo together. However, Mew has shut herself away in protest and Lucy is less than enthusiastic about Lizzie taking the reins. With George away, Lizzie is forced to interpret his muddled plans in order to fill in official forms that need to be submitted to the council imminently. Meanwhile, Reverend Webb is determined to find out exactly what's going on at Oakfield and he's horrified to learn from Camilla, who's intercepted a private telegram, that the family are building an attraction for visitors to flock to. While George and Billy have a job on their hands rescuing the bears, particularly as the female bear is sick and the male won't leave her side, Councillor Tipping of Chester Council receives a call from Webb. Now that they know what the Mottersheads are planning, the zoo must be stopped. duration 54:36   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4705] Brocket Hall Facing rioters and suitors, Victoria grows into her royal role. As she ponders marriage, her friendship with Lord Melbourne grows more complex. duration 54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4706] The Clockwork Prince Albert pays a visit against the queen's wishes and meets royal disdain. Where could it possibly lead? Meanwhile, the mystery of Miss Skerrett's past deepens. duration 54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Secrets of Chatsworth Over five centuries, Chatsworth Estate has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family and is presently the home of the current 12th Duke of Devonshire and his family. We discover the stories throughout its 500 years that have shaped the history of Chatsworth into the acclaimed and distinguished house it has become today. So rich are some of the tales, they have even caught the imagination of Hollywood, The Duchess was the story of Lady Georgiana Spencer and her ill-fated marriage to the the 5th Duke, although their marriage was a great dynastic match, their personalities were entirely unsuited and they lived together with Lady Elizabeth Foster, Georgiana's close friend in a menage a trois.
    Chatsworth even links to American President, John F Kennedy who came to visit his sister, Kathleen Kennedy after she was tragically killed in a plane crash and buried in the grounds of Chatsworth. Kathleen was married to Billy Cavendish, son and heir to the 10th Duke of Devonshire. So how does it really feel to live and work in such an opulent house with so much colorful history? We take a look behind the doors of the house and stroll around the vast gardens and estate, talking to the Duke and Duchess to find out the real truth behind Chatsworth.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1403H] Jamestown's Dark Winter Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets. What do the newly discovered bones of a 14-year-old English girl reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609? duration 55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves Special [#106H] European Christmas From manger scenes and mistletoe to wintry wonderlands, this program celebrates the Christmas season throughout the European continent. Rick visits friends and families in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy to reveal their customs and practices of the holiday season.
    He begins his travels in England, where the Christmas pudding is the real centerpiece of a traditional English holiday meal. In Paris, the Eiffel Tower heralds the season with its red, twinkling lights. In the countryside of Tuscany, villagers stack neat pyramids of wood for great bonfires. The lighting of the fires is a signal to villagers - dressed as shepherds - to come and sing old carols. This special offers a colorful, musical celebration of Christmas across Europe where viewers will learn about customs from "the old countries," hear local choirs, and discover holiday family traditions.
    duration 57:16   STEREO TVG
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