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KQED Plus: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4142] Tavis talks with acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck about his film, I Am Not Your Negro. Original air date: 2/3/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1622H] Country Ribs and Corn Muffins Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate sweet and tangy grilled country-style pork ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews laundry stain removers in the Equipment Corner. Next, host Christopher Kimball answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Chris how to make the best savory corn muffins at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#501H] Sustainable Surf Sara is passionate about seafood, but also about eating it responsibly, without depleting the vast culinary gift the ocean offers. That's also the mission of our guest, Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. Huynh brings a favorite seafood dish with a nod to his native Vietnam - grilled shrimp and lettuce wraps, and then to pull out the stops it's his roasted branzino - a culinary experience for fish lovers! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#505H] Bake It Dark Join Martha for culinary tricks of the trade for coaxing the utmost flavor from your baked good. Create sticky toffee pudding served with a toffee sauce, mini apricot tarte tatins, a simple pear tart and no-knead bread with flavorful seeds. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#505H] Healthy and Delicious, Part 1 After a basic lesson in grilling vegetables, Chef Keller makes a creamy avocado hollandaise without butter or eggs. He then makes a delicious zucchini hors d'oeuvres stuffed with parmesan and arugula. Grilled Vegetables with Avocado Hollandaise, & Zucchini Carpaccio Rolls with Arugula and Parmesan. duration 28:29   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1612H] On The Road In America, Part 3 In the final episode, "Your Move," Burt introduces the concept of "migrations of convenience". Moving to the suburbs, industries and workers moving to the Sunbelt, tech industries and workers moving back into the gentrified consumer metropolises--each representing a different logic than the migrations of earlier periods. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#212] Renaissance Europe Travelers adore Italy, and Italy adores the Renaissance. In this half-hour, we follow Western Europe's transition from medieval to modern times by exploring the arts and ambiance of that vibrant period. In Florence, Milan and Venice, we find works by Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo and Titian. Side-tripping to France's lush Loire Valley, we visit Renaissance castles and abbeys, including the timeless haunts of Amboise, Chenonceau, and a few less- traveled chateaux along the way. And we drop into the Northern Renaissance with a visit to Hampton Court and Henry VIII. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1201H] Desert Migration Gay men living long-term with HIV have sought out an oasis in Southern California's Palm Springs, where both their homosexuality and health condition is not just tolerated, but understood. They represent a huge number of people who migrated to this desert community burdened with memories of watching their friends die, all believing that a similar fate would befall them. Over the course of a single on-screen 'day,' we observe a group of men as they work, eat, sleep, love, recuperate and grieve. Their stories reflect on subjects that relate to all of us: How do we approach aging and the notion of mortality? What gives us will to create, to achieve, and even to live at all, as our bodies and minds deteriorate? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    9 Months That Made You [#101H] The First 8 Weeks Follow the story of how, from a fertilized egg, you took on human form in the womb. Chart the metamorphosis from the lizard-like, mouse-like and monkey-like forms you once took on until the moment around 12 weeks when you became unmistakably human. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-D
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23142H] (original air date: 7/4/2017*)A rebroadcast of former Chiefs of Staff--Jack Watson, John Podesta, and Andy Card--and Chris Whipple, the author of a new book, "The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency."
    *We conclude with a look back at a conversation with David McCullough about his new book, "The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1109H] El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine, The Table Flavorful, fresh, authentic ingredients combine to create traditional dishes at El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru in El Cerrito. Attentive service and a modern vibe set the stage for the aromatic seasonings from India, China and Thailand that unite at Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine in San Carlos. A menu reflecting the new cultures of American cooking, hand-crafted cocktails, and casual-considerate service all come together at The Table in San Jose. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#113H] Slow Food Joanne slows things down and shows us how to get two courses out of one slow cooked meal. After visiting a unique butcher shop that uses the whole animal, she'll teach her student how to braise a chuck roast with tomatoes and red wine - perfect Italian comfort food, slow and fresh. Recipes: Braised Beef Served in 2 Courses: Ragu with Pasta and Sliced Roast Beef; Long Braised Green Beans with Tomatoes Student: Geoff Rubendall. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#223H] Dessert First! When in doubt, start with dessert....and it's easy when you use a tortilla for the crust as Jacques does in Crisp Pear Tart. Fresh bay scallops are shown in the shell at their very best, and become too tempting to Jacques who can't resist nibbling on them, in a light, fresh tasting Bay Scallops in Mignonette Sauce. For a homier dish, Jacques shares his comforting Sausage Patties with Pumpkin Seeds and Mushrooms served with Cornmeal Mush. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#812H] Berlin A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights - from evocative memorials, to surviving bits of its communist and fascist days, to its glass-domed Reichstag. We enjoy its now-trendy east side, its people-friendly riverfront, and its vibrant social scene. Reunited Berlin - perhaps the fastest changing and most happening city in Europe - is entertaining more visitors than ever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Fake Or Fortune? [#501H] Lucian Freud There are few British artists as complex, mercurial and valuable as Lucian Freud. Best known for his unsentimental portrayal of the human body and stark portraits, the FAKE OR FORTUNE? team has been presented with a portrait that potentially dates back to the very beginning of the artist's career. duration 58:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#222] Skunked! When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#209] Happy Halfiversary/Good Egg Bad Egg Happy Halfiversary - The agents celebrate an important milestone in their partnership. Curriculum: Using a calendar; Understanding how many days in a week and how many months in a year. Good Egg Bad Egg - The agents try to determine what kind of creature will hatch from an egg. Curriculum: Data Analysis and Measurement. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#210] Night Shift/Put Me In Coach Night Shift - The agents discover things are very different at Odd Squad at night. Curriculum: Mapping; Using Coordinates. Put Me In Coach - Coach O determines which agents get to visit the unicorns in Cloud Town. Curriculum: Measurement; Using a pan balance to measure relative weight. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1701] Show Off/Dog's Best Friend duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1702] Adventures In Budylon/Ladonna Compson: Party Animal duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#502H] The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. So do kittens and elephants and..."gulp"...whales? Vocabulary: (E) anticipation/ing, exhausted, dejected, determined, concerned. Martha's Blue Period - It's impossible. It's unthinkable. It's unbearable. Helen is leaving Martha and going to art camp. Full of separation anxiety, Martha's melancholy clouds even her ability to help T.D. take off his shoes. Feeling blue without her companion, Helen pours her feelings into her paintings. Vocabulary: (E) morose, pitifu, sentimental, mope(ing), blue. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1205H] Secrets and Spies A family of retired spooks runs a safe house in a Midsomer village to which the security services send a visiting VIP for protection. But local folklore about The Beast of Midsomer -- a big cat that is reputed to have torn out the throats of innocent locals in the past -- proves to be more than a legend as the Beast strikes again. Guest starring Peter Davidson (Doctor Who). duration 45:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:48 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1206H] Secrets and Spies A family of retired spooks runs a safe house in a Midsomer village to which the security services send a visiting VIP for protection. But local folklore about The Beast of Midsomer -- a big cat that is reputed to have torn out the throats of innocent locals in the past -- proves to be more than a legend as the Beast strikes again. Guest starring Peter Davidson (Doctor Who). duration 48:56   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:39 pm
    New Tricks [#710] The 4th Man The team find themselves drawn into a case involving high-level police corruption. duration 51:38   STEREO
  • 9:33 pm
    Death In Paradise [#119H] An Artistic Murder The murder of a gigolo brings the team into contact with the social elite of Saint Marie. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    The Tunnel: Sabotage [#201H] Join Elise and Karl as they investigate the abduction of a French couple from the Eurotunnel, leaving behind their traumatized daughter. Days later a passenger plane crashes into the Channel. Is it a coincidence or are the two events connected? duration 54:10   SRND51 TV14-V
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#709H] Deconstructing Billy Wilder The unique filmmaking style of Billy Wilder and what makes his films relevant today are discussed. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Brazil with Michael Palin [#101H] Out of Africa Michael Palin's Brazilian odyssey begins in the northeast, where modern Brazil was born. He starts in the city of Sao Luis before traveling down the coast to Recife and Salvador, dropping in on the vaqueros - Brazilian cowboys - who work on vast cattle ranches. His travels also take him south to the stunning coastal lagoons of the Lencois Maranhenses national park. In Salvador, he learns to drum with the famous Olodum School and has a lesson in cooking Bahian-style, before finding out what lies behind the beguiling moves of capoeira dancers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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