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KQED Plus: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#608H] CMA Songwriters Series: Steven Tyler Legendary singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steven Tyler makes his CMA Songwriters Series debut at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City. The stripped down country inspired set features Tyler sharing the story behind the making of his first country single, "Love Is Your Name," and performing the chart-topping hit with Nashville-based co-writers Lindsey Lee and Eric Paslay. The Grammy Award-winning artist, whose debut country album is due out in early 2016, also shares the stage with The Loving Mary Band which features longtime Aerosmith collaborator Marti Frederickson and country hit maker Rebecca Lynn Howard, along with Extreme lead guitarist Nuno Bettencourt for performances of "Jaded," "Janie's Got A Gun," "Sweet Emotion" and more. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#144H] The Sins of the Father Robert Twyman, a leading aeronautics magnate, receives a note that his son, a piano player and contestant in a local variety show, would be killed if he does not confess. Next morning the son is found strangled by his piano in a locked house with only his father and butler present. Twyman is convinced a journalist piano-player rival of his son is the killer. Inspector Mallory arrests Twyman after Lady Felicia finds him standing over the dead body of the journalist by her piano. Father Brown notices that both pianists had been somehow playing the same music and the answer is to be found in a book given to him by Doctor Mordaunt Jackson, a psycho-analyst currently giving a lecture in Kembleford. duration 44:36   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:46 am
    Inspector Lewis Season 8 On Masterpiece [#4635H] What Lies Tangled Follow Lewis and Hathaway as they investigate a bomb attack that killed an eminent mathematician-a notorious philanderer with many enemies. When a bomb is discovered at his brother's home, the case moves in another direction. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:15 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#113H] A Foreign Field Doctor Blake struggles to discover the identity of an unknown man and uncover the mystery of who may have killed him. duration 58:42   STEREO
  • 4:15 am
    Prime Suspect [#207] Errors of Judgement, Part 1 In this story, told over four episodes, Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison, sent to Manchester, investigates a murder in which a drug runner was shot dead. She soon encounters 'The Street', a corrupt reprobate who rules over the local crime scene. Believing him to be the prime suspect, she soon finds her every move in the investigation is anticipated by the criminal.
    In the opening two episodes, Tennison has been transferred from the Met to Manchester. To ease her into the job, she is sent to schools to lecture but feels her abilities are being wasted. Meanwhile, a drug runner is shot dead returning to his apartment and Tennison finds herself hot on the case. The victim is a young Pakistani boy and Campbell Lafferty, another juvenile, confesses to the murder but is later released.
    duration 56:14   STEREO TVG
  • 5:15 am
    WPC 56 [#301H] A Different Beat A beauty contest sets Brinford's new WPC Annie Taylor (Claudia Jessie) on the trail of a shady predator who is targeting contestants. There's a shock in store for Briggs and DI Sawyer when old foes and wrongdoings come back to haunt them. duration 59:12   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4141] Tavis talks with award-winning architect Frank Gehry about his upcoming online MasterClass and his work with Turnaround Arts: California. Original air date: 2/22/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4140] Tavis talks with acclaimed violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman about his U.S. tour. (Original air date: 1/27/17). duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1621H] Dinner In Cuba Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Cuban cuisine at La Carreta in Miami, Florida. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the best Cuban braised shredded beef at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making fried sweet plantains. Then, testing expert Adam Ried reviews grapefruit knives in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the ultimate mango, orange, and jicama salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#420H] Middle Eastern Mashup Lamb is the go-to meat of the Middle East and in this episode, Sara combines two favorite lamb dishes with recipes she learned on a recent trip to Turkey. She's got Lamb Chops with a Turkish Pear Salsa, plus Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers. On top of that, an addictive Turkish Mushroom and Cheese Dip that's super fast and simple. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#504H] Celebration Cakes Mark a special celebration with a homemade cake. Martha makes three easy-to-prepare layer cakes: a sprinkle cake, a fanciful hedgehog cake with meringue spikes, and her daughter Alexis' coconut-covered heart cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#504H] Fun in the Kitchen Using fun and creative presentations, Chef Keller shows how to make recipes that will dazzle both the eyes and taste buds. He prepares Moroccan-spiced lamb lollipops served with a spicy homemade ketchup and tzatziki sauce. Then it's a delicate vol-au-vent or puff pastry shell filled with luscious escargots bathed in wine and garlic butter. Morrocan-Spiced Lamb Lollipops with Spicy Ketchup and Tzatziki Sauce, Escargot in Puff Pastry Shells, & Champagne Cocktail with Margarita Sorbet. duration 28:59   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#407H] Thailand - Rediscovering Bangkok It's hectic, it's crowded, it's the epitome of diversity and filled to the brim with exciting things to see and do. Joseph takes a path less traveled as he explores Thailand's capital city -- Bangkok. During his urban adventure he wanders the back roads and waterways of old and new Bangkok. He participates in morning Buddhist rituals at a local temple, checks out an up-to-date wellness center, tries his hand at the ancient art of crafting a monk's alms bowl, roasts Thai coffee at a 100-year-old Chinese market and scours a local Thai market for the perfect indigenous ingredients to spice up his gourmet Thai cooking class. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Two for the Road [#105H] Tanzania: The Search for the Big Five Nik and Dusty travel to wild and beautiful Tanzania for their first-ever African safari. But will the weather wash away their hopes of capturing Africa's "Big Five" animals on camera? duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#202H] Born Champions Three of America's greatest athletes, whose determination and love of sports were deeply shaped by their families, were all cut off from their true origins. Billie Jean King learns the story of her grandmother, who had always kept her orphan status a secret. Derek Jeter confronts his ancestors' lives as slaves and learns that they were owned by a white man named James Jeter - the source of the Jeter name and Derek's third great-grandfather. Rebecca Lobo finds out that her Spanish ancestor fought side by side with a famous revolutionary and was forced to flee Spain because of his democratic ideals. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Big Blue Live [#102H] (see description in part 1) duration 56:48   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23141H] (original broadcast date: 7/03/17)
    * we take a look at the new HBO documentary, "The Defiant Ones." Charlie is joined by director Allen Hughes and Jimmy Iovine.
    * We conclude with an interview and performance from Jason Isbell. His new album is called "The Nashville Sound."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1202H] Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#110H] Ticket to Provence Joanne and her student Sasha are transported to Provence using herbs, citrus, and garlic. Joanne begins with a bright fresh citrus salad and then working together they create a very classic country, yet refined, dish of braised cod with leeks and potato. Recipes: Citrus Salad with Mint and Red Onions, Cod Braised with Leeks, Potatoes and Thyme, and Roasted Garlic Slab. Student: Sasha Bernstein, Restaurant Consultant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#124H] Sweet Endings Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#811H] Prague The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe. We experience its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and perhaps the best beer in Europe. With a beautifully preserved Old Town, Prague deserves its nickname: the Golden City of a Hundred Spires. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2121#] Vintage Austin See memorable finds appraised at ROADSHOW 17 years ago. Highlights include an H. Siddons Mowbray painting, an 1802 Meriwether Lewis commission, and Marilyn Monroe photos from 1953. Learn which item's updated appraisal has $165,000 added to the value. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#221H] Rattlesnake Crystal After the Tortuga crash lands in the Sonoran Desert, Koki discovers that the Tellurium crystals have run out of power and they need a new supply. Martin and Chris volunteer to go out in the desert to find this important source of energy and discover more than they were expecting! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#207] And Then They Were Puppies/A Case of the Sillies And Then They Were Puppies - When every agent turns into a puppy, it's up to Agent Ohlm to save the day. Curriculum: Understanding maps; Position, location and direction A Case of the Sillies - Dr. O gets an odd illness called the Sillies. Curriculum: Measurement; Using standard measurement to measure capacity and length. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#208] Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer Flawed Squad - The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. Curriculum: Data Collection and analysis; Using tally marks to track data; Graphing. The Creature Whisperer - The agents struggle to catch an odd creature. Curriculum: Composition and Decomposition of 2D shapes. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1609] Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story - The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna's full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong? Sue Ellen Vegges Out - When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. Can they successfully resist meat? Or was this a missed steak? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1610] So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully? The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#602H] Martha's Sweater/The Mystery of the Missing Dinosaur Martha's Sweater: A dog in a sweater? Not on Martha's watch. But what can she do when Grandma Lucille presents her with a neatly knitted pullover? Desperate to rid herself from woolly embarrasment, Martha sets out to prove that no sweater can withstand the rugged lifestyle of a dog. Vocabulary: (E) dignified, fib, hideous, loathe, undignified. The Mystery of the Missing Dinosaur: T.D.'s day starts like any other: getting on a bus and riding it to the end of the line. But when he passes by a toy that looks suspiciously like one he used to own, he's pulled into a mystery that even he couldn't dream up. Who's behind this game of a boy and his missing plastic dinosaur? Vocabulary: (E) absorbing, appealing, fascinating, intriguing, rendezvous. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Our Zoo [#103H] As the family nurse Eve the female bear back to health, opposition to the zoo ratchets up when an animal is spotted on land close to Oakfield. Although the sighting turns out to be a false alarm, Webb and Camilla galvanise Upton into holding a community meeting to stop the zoo. George sees this as an opportunity to pitch their vision and win the village over with their passion and enthusiasm, but Lucy warns him against it. George leads his family into battle to convince Upton that a zoo is exactly what it needs. But despite his good intentions George is shouted down and ridiculed. The next day a despondent George is beavering away single-handedly on a new bear enclosure when he receives an unexpected visit from Gascoigne, a journalist from the Chester Herald, who is writing a piece on the zoo. Lizzie encourages George to see this as positive publicity, so George gives Gascoigne the grand tour of the chaotic grounds while the rest of the family race to get the new birds into the aviary in time. Meanwhile a reluctant June starts her first day at school, leaving Mew to feed and care for the animals, much to her distaste. But watching her dad in action she begins to understand what the animals mean to him and her barriers come down. The family are devastated when the newspaper article portrays themas misguided and incapable, but Billy brings a delightful surprise to Upton that may finally win over the hearts of the locals... a dozen penguins. duration 54:18   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4707] An Ordinary Woman Courtship at court leads to second thoughts and other complications. Will Victoria and Albert take the fateful step into matrimony? And will the queen promise "to obey" her foreign prince? duration 54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Hidden Killers [#101H] Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home While the Victorian's confronted the challenges of ruling an Empire, perhaps the most dangerous environment they faced was in their own homes. Householders lapped up the latest products, gadgets and conveniences; but, in an era with no health and safety standards, they were unwittingly turning their homes into hazardous death traps. In a genuine horror story, Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the lethal killers that lurked in every room of the Victorian home and shows how they were unmasked. What new innovation killed thousands of babies? And what turned the domestic haven into a ticking bomb? duration 59:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:01 pm
    Space Men: American Experience [#2806H] Meet the pioneering Air Force scientists and pilots whose Project Manhigh, which collected data about the biological and technical factors required to support human activity in space, laid the groundwork for the US space program. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Forgotten Ellis Island The little known stories of the patients and staff of the Ellis Island Hospital come to life in this program by filmmaker Lorie Conway. A century ago, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, one of the world's greatest public hospitals was built. Massive and modern, the hospital's 22 state-of-the-art buildings were crammed onto two small islands. The Ellis Island Hospital was at once welcoming and foreboding, a fateful crossroad for hundreds of thousands of hopeful immigrants. Those nursed to health were allowed entry to America. Those deemed feeble of body or mind were deported. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Undiscovered Haiti with Jose Andres Chef Jose Andres has become celebrated the world over for his award-winning restaurants, his groundbreaking culinary techniques and his larger-than-life personality. However, for the past five years, Andres has been on another mission to help the people of Haiti through the power of food. Andres fell in love with the country, its people, food and culture, and he wants to share this unique place with others. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
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