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KQED Plus: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#701H] Rob Thomas Rob Thomas burst onto the scene in 1996 as the creative force and lead singer of Matchbox Twenty. In 2005 he branched out and has since become a three-time Grammy Award winner whose songs have consistently topped the charts. Thomas, as part of an acoustic trio, takes the stage at the Iridium in New York City to treat fans to performance of some of his biggest hits including #1s "Lonely No More," "3 AM," and "Smooth." Thomas also performs "We Are One" for the first time. duration 57:25   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#145H] The Wrath of Baron Samdi Baron Samdi is the voodoo spirit of the dead that Emmanuel Jannite invokes when he follows his love, Yveline Lafond, to Kembleford. Lafond is working as lead singer in a Haitian jazz band. The band leader, also in love with Lafond, is found dead in a swimming pool, poisoned, and Jannite dies following a police chase. Inspector Mallory believes the case closed but Father Brown's snooping uncovers the real killer. As he confronts him, Brown collapses as the killer tells him that he has already poisoned him that morning. duration 43:59   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:46 am
    Endeavour Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4629(] Ride A fair turns sinister when young Jeannie Hearne is found brutally murdered. Morse isn't part of the investigation; he's suspended from duty, pending an inquiry. When Jeannie's body turns up near his doorstep, he begins his own covert investigation. duration 1:44:45   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:15 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#114H] Smoke and Mirrors When a body plunges from the Colonists' Club onto the street below, Blake is thrown into a case that takes him far beyond an accident or even a possible suicide. duration 58:26   STEREO
  • 4:15 am
    Prime Suspect [#208] Errors of Judgement, Part 2 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 48:40   STEREO TVG
  • 5:05 am
    WPC 56 [#302H] Walk The Lin Annie's involvement in a gruesome murder case causes a rift with her father. As Briggs struggles to be a good husband, Susie continues to infuriate lovesick Sergeant Swift. Fenton worries he's no longer up to the job when an old colleague asks for help. duration 44:14   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4146] Tavis talks with political expert and author Dr. Brian Klaas about his latest book The Despot's Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy and with humanitarian Gail Walker about organizing "Friendshipment" caravans to Cuba through a special ministry called "Pastors for Peace". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4145] Tavis talks with accomplished singer-songwriter Charley Pride about his successful career as an African American country music icon. Original air date: 12/16/16. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1625H] Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect peri peri grilled chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the latest grill gadgets in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best pita bread salad with tomatoes and cucumber. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#504H] Sam's Simple Saute Sara's son Sam stops by to cook a fast favorite based on a simple technique - sauteed lemon chicken with capers. Also on the menu, one of Sam's favorites, buttermilk fried pork chops. We'll also stop by Wholesome Wave, a unique initiative to connect farmers with fresh food to people in underserved communities. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#507H] Coffee Get your coffee fix as Martha makes four exceptional coffee-flavored desserts: a flaky Napoleon, grown-up ice cream sandwiches, a decadent coffee cream pie, and milk-chocolate-ganache-filled cappuccino-chocolate bites. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#509H] Black-Tie Dining Chef Keller has the perfect menu for an upscale dinner party. He starts with seared scallops served on a luscious slice of pork belly surrounded by beluga lentils. The main course is roast Cornish game hen with a stuffing of Swiss chard and pine nuts. Seared Scallops on Pork Belly with Beluga Lentils, Roast Cornish Game Hen Stuffed with Swiss Chard in a Red Wine Thyme Sauce, & Macaroons with Rocky Road Beer Ice Cream. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#408H] Thailand - from Golden Triangle to White Sands From vibrant Bangkok Joseph travels south for a bit of rest and relaxation in the turquoise waters and on the fashionable beaches of the Krabi Peninsula. There he observes the ongoing efforts to preserve nature, indigenous cultures and ancient customs in the face of widespread tourism. After the short respite he heads north to the border of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos to continue his Thailand adventure in the infamous Golden Triangle. From a coffee, tea and macadamia nut plantation to a thriving elephant camp, he uncovers what Thais are doing to transform the Triangle's ancient opium production to pursuits that will improve the lives of the area's many Hill Tribe people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Two for the Road [#106H] Adventure In Patagonia Nik and Dusty arrive in Patagonia in South America. And after conquering one of Argentina's most spectacular glaciers, they cross into Chile, and embark on one of the most challenging adventures of their lives. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#203H] Our American Storytellers Three iconic American storytellers have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others, while knowing almost nothing about their own family history. Ken Burns confronts the reality of his southern ancestors' role in the Civil War, including Confederate soldiers held captive and a slave-owning Virginian. Anderson Cooper, scion of one of America's most storied families, the Vanderbilts, longs to know more about his father's southern roots - including the story of an ancestor murdered by one his slaves. Anna Deavere Smith learns the story of her great-grandfather Basil Biggs, a free black man and former conductor on the Underground Railroad. All three guests' ancestors intersect at pivotal moments of American history. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Big Blue Live [#103H] (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23146H] (original air date 7/10/17) We begin with an update on Mosul's victory over ISIS with Nick Paton Walsh, a senior international correspondent for CNN.
    *We continue our conversation of retaking Mosul with David Ignatius of the Washington Post and Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
    * We conclude with Richard Sandomir and his new book, "The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1203H] Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#112H] Magical Morocco Joanne shows us just how easily and quickly a deliciously spiced lentil soup can be made when you have the right spices in the pantry. She continues to spice it up with her student John, building a warm Moroccan chicken and sweet potato salad, cooling it off with a cardamom and ginger cocktail she has aptly named the Marrakech 75. Recipes: Spiced Lentil Soup, Warm Moroccan Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad, and Marrakech 75 Cocktail. Student: John Cu, Trial Attorney. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#126H] Fowl Play Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#904H] Bulgaria Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. Rick traces the country's complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments. And he enjoys an intimate taste of contemporary culture: the yellow brick road of Sofia; the gregarious craftspeople of the medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo; and the thriving pedestrian zones of cosmopolitan Plovdiv. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2122#] Vintage Cleveland Learn how the antiques and collectibles market has evolved in the last 15 years with updated appraisals like a 1979 Kent State apology, a Patek Philippe pocket watch, and a Herter Brothers sideboard and table. Which appraisal has increased $50,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#304H] Mosquito Dragon When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#217H] 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 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#101H] Zero Effect/Bad Luck Bears * Zero Effect - Olive and Otto must stop zeroes from disappearing before the missing zeroes destroy the town... and Otto turns into a baby. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; place value.
    * Bad Luck Bears - When odd things start happening to the Bears basketball team, Olive and Otto must set things straight before the big game. Curriculum: Number operations; addition problems with different addend combinations.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1709H] Caught in the Crosswires/Framed * Caught in the Crosswires - Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star! But when Muffy's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realistic as she thought?
    * Framed! - Buster has just won the best young artist award at the Elwood City Arts Festival. Sensing his work might be worth something someday, Muffy hires Buster to paint her portrait. But can Buster satisfy his critical client?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1710H] Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze * Binky's Music Madness - Everyone loves the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a funky experimental music group that's touring around Elwood City. Everyone that is, except Binky. A musical purist, Binky thinks their nontraditional sound is just a bunch of noise and sets out to prove it. Will Binky succeed, or is he headed for treble?
    * Brain Freeze - A new ice cream shop has just opened up across the block. With whimsical flavor names, futuristic furniture, and a cute mascot named Puk Puk, Yumbobo is threatening to put Brain's shop out of business.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#505H] Martha's Puppy/The Cheating Chum Caper Martha's Puppy - Martha feels it's high time to get a puppy, but the family disagrees. Even Jake knows that two dogs is plenty. With no other option, Martha sets out to do what any dog would: train a baby to become a puppy. Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear. The Cheating Chum Caper - Inspired by her favorite mystery novel, Heroic Helen is on the hunt for trouble. When she notices TD's grades have suddenly improved and spies him meeting secretly with Martha and Francois, things get personal. Has she uncovered a cheating scandal between her dog and her best friend? Vocabulary: (E) cheat, cram, quiz, tutor, drill. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Our Zoo [#104H] June watches terrified as Albert hands George a rifle - Adam, the male bear, has escaped and is heading for Upton. George and Billy manage to track him down and bring him home, but during the struggle George receives a bad wound to his shoulder. Dr Ford treats George's injury but the event has disturbed June, George knows he has to finish the bear enclosure before something more serious happens. However, with the bank refusing to lend him any more money, George concocts an idea to organise a charity benefit after a chance encounter with the eccentric Lady Goodwin. As the family prepare for the glamorous benefit in the ballroom at Selborne Hall - hosted by Lady Katherine - Camilla gathers signatures for an anti-zoo petition to deliver to the council. Lady Goodwin has invited all her wealthy friends. George and Albert have rehearsed their sales pitches and Lucy prepares the food. However, a dark secret from Lady Katherine threatens to unravel all their good intentions, while Reverend Webb - chastened by the family's efforts and his growing attraction to Lizzie - delivers a message to George that seals the fate of the zoo. duration 54:13   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4708] The Queen's Husband At loose ends in a foreign land, Albert finds a noble cause. Victoria gets her way at court and resorts to a folk cure in the bedroom. Francatelli does Miss Skerrett a favor - for a price. duration 54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Hidden Killers [#102H] New Hidden Killers: The Victorian Home Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to the Victorian era when cities were expanding and mass consumerism took hold. But, from the food they ate, to the clothes they wore and the new products that thrilled them, the Victorian's were surrounding themselves with killers. What made taking a bath and drinking milk potentially so dangerous? And how did the Victorian woman turn herself into a walking fire hazard? The domestic horrors of home life in the 19th century and the terrible consequences are laid bare, revealing how the Victorian ideal of 'safe as houses' was far from the reality. duration 59:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Generals at War [#101H] Singapore - The Bicycle Blitzkrieg In 1941, the British totally underestimate the fighting ability of the Japanese- until Japan launches a surprise attack on Singapore, a tiny jewel in the Crown of the British Empire. General Arthur Percival is the British general tasked with the defence of the wealthy colonies of Malaya and Singapore. General Tomoyuki Yamashita -the Tiger of Malaya - leads the "driving charge" to oust him. The Japanese are outnumbered from the start, but with the help of bluff, speed and bicycles they put the British to rout, striking a blow at the very heart of Britain's Empire in the East. duration 50:03   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:55 pm
    Generals at War [#102H] Midway - The Invisible Enemy 1942 - The United States Navy has just been devastated at Pearl Harbour. But the Japanese attackers fail to destroy an important American asset - their aircraft carriers. To wipe out these carriers once and for all Japanese Admiral Nagumo takes the mighty Japanese fleet to the island of Midway and lays a trap for US Admiral Fletcher and his decimated forces. Nagumo believes he will finally crush his adversary, but he doesn't know that Fletcher holds a lethal trump card - he has broken Nagumo's code and knows his plan... duration 50:05   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Get Ready to Rio! Special with Hubert Keller As the world's attention turns to Rio de Janeiro for the August 2016 Olympics, Chef Hubert Keller explores and celebrates Rio's exciting and vibrant culinary scene. In the show, Chef Keller talks with and learns from Rio's most celebrated chefs, popular street food vendors, a brewmaster, and Brazilian cookbook author. No one is better suited for a culinary tour of Rio than Chef Keller who worked in Brazil as a young chef. There, he developed a deep understanding of the country's diverse and wonderful food traditions, ingredients and local dishes. duration 58:01   STEREO TVG
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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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