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KQED Plus: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4147] Tavis talks with journalist and author Naomi Klein about the Trump administration and her book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1626H] Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the perfect strawberry-rhubarb pie. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews cold brew coffee makers in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best tea gadgets. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cherry clafouti. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#505H] Trip to Spain What's not to like about Spanish food? Ham, chorizo, great seafood, tapas - Sara has some great recipes like pork with spanish olives and fideo, a paella like dish that uses noodles instead of rice. Delicious! Sara also visits a specialty maker of chorizo, the spicy sausage beloved throughout the Spanish-speaking world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#508H] Green Tea Learn how to incorporate antioxidant-rich green tea into four remarkably tasty desserts. Chickalicious Chef E.J. joins Martha in the kitchen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#510H] A Brazilian Feast Like the people who live there, the food of Brazil is full of soul, warmth and deliciousness. Chef Keller demonstrates their national dish, Feijoada, a stew made with black beans and meats. The second recipe is a deep-flavored fish stew called Moqueca, cooked in a fragrant, rich coconut broth. Feijoada, Moqueca, & Passion Fruit Caipirinha. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1201H] Atlantic Crossing In 1911, Burt's grandmother and her one-year old daughter, Burt's mother, boarded a ship in Hamburg, Germany and immigrated to the United States. To mark this anniversary, Burt and his family sailed back to Europe on Cunard's Queen Mary -- same route, different accommodations. This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and introduces you to what it is like today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#213] Europe's Getaways A key attraction of travel in Europe is that 30 minutes outside of any city there lurks a getaway, a quiet spot to catch one's breath. In this program, we explore a few such magic places. We begin in peaceful Holland with visits to the windmills and canals of Zaanse Schans and Delft. Then, in the Bavarian Alps, we breathe in pristine Mittenwald and check out the handiwork of a local violinmaker. In Austria, a cruise on the Danube takes us to a spectacular Baroque abbey. Finally, in Tuscany, we go underground to ancient Etruscan tombs beneath the town of Orvieto and sample great wine at Castello Banfi. Tips on how to find one's own hideaway, how to meet locals and how to avoid much tourist hassle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1202H] 3 Still Standing It's 1980 in San Francisco. Comic geniuses Robin Williams and Dana Carvey spearhead a new era of stand-up comedy. Next in line for the "big time" are three talented comics: Will Durst, Larry "Bubbles" Brown and Johnny Steele. But then, the comedy "crash" hits. Now, like millions of other downsized Americans, the three scramble to survive, while also staying funny, relevant and true to the art form they love. duration 58:30   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    9 Months That Made You [#103H] The Final Countdown Meet the miracle that is you. See how your time in the womb, as your senses mature, has determined your destiny on the outside. Survey the latest epigenetic research that shows how the womb environment leaves its mark, even altering your DNA. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23147H] (original air date 7/11/2017)We begin with the latest developments in Donald trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Ed O'Keefe of the Washington Post and Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News.
    *We continue with a look at the Broadway adaptation of George Orwell's "1984," with actors Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde, and Reed Birney.
    *We conclude with actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who stars in the new film, "The Big Sick."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1110H] Valette, Eatsa, Osso Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#201H] Beyond Meat and Potatoes Like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, nothing is more satisfying than a duo of old favorites, so Joanne is always looking for fun and dynamic ways to prepare meat and potatoes. She visits Thistle Meats and McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma, California, and then Joanne and her student Joan will make skillet riblettes with aged balsamic and warm grilled potato salad with fennel. Join them as they update their favorites with style. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#225H] Vegetable Fete Jacques reminisces about his childhood and celebrates the bounty of the season. He cooks up a batch of ratatouille that can be served two ways - perfectly delicious on its own or with pasta in Ratatouille with Penne. Seafood stars in Shrimp with Cabbage and Red Caviar, and delicate peaches end the show in Jacques' classically made Peach Melba. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#905H] Romania Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of the East" architecture and lingering reminders of a brutal communist dictator. Then they head into Transylvania, where they visit fortified churches, cobbled merchant towns like Sighisoara, and castles made famous by an imported German king and the real-life Dracula. Finally, they explore Maramures, where everyday life still feels like an open-air folk museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1724H] Vintage Rochester Back in 1998, AR travelled to Rochester, New York, and appraised items including a painting by Frank Zappa, a van Munster violin and a Minton vase. One of these items increased more than five times in value and another has dropped by more than $1000. Tune in to find out which item's value has soared and which one's is sinking. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#309] Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#102H] Soundcheck/Double Trouble * Soundcheck - Olive and Otto must figure out how and why things are disappearing around town when all Otto wants to do is listen to a song by his favorite band, Soundcheck. Curriculum: Number operations; subtraction..
    * Double Trouble - Debbie from Debbie's Pizzeria has doubled... not once, but twice, creating four Debbies! When one of the four Debbies goes missing, Olive and Otto need to find her. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; doubling.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#103H] Crime at Shapely Manor Crime at Shapely Manor - Olive and Otto are sent to Shapely Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people. Curriculum: Geometry. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1801] The Tattletale Frog/D.W. & Bud's Higher Purpose When Bud is blamed for an accident D.W. causes, she has to decide whether to let her friend take the fall. Educational Objective: D.W. learns the importance of honesty and accepting responsibility for her actions. / D.W. and Bud can't wait to ride "The Buzzard," Wonder World's newest rollercoaster. Will they make it past the persnickety ticket taker...or will they come up short? Educational Objective: D.W. and Bud learn the power of persistence. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1802] The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful-the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls...oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination. It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister...a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#506H] Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wagstaff City and Mrs. Demson knows just who to blame: dogs. With her tail against the wall, Martha scrambles to find the real culprit before the town enacts a dreaded leash law. Vocabulary: (E) alibi, assume, incident, nocturnal, responsible. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1207H] The Glitch A maverick scientist has discovered a fatal flaw in prevailing electromagnetic theory and hence in the binary system. His theories are denounced by both his peers in Christchurch College Oxford, and by the businessman who has funded research and development of a new worldwide system for controlling air traffic. It seems that academic and business interests are willing to collude in murder in order to sustain their reputations and profit. Guest starring Jim Norton (Elementary). duration 49:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:53 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1208H] The Glitch A maverick scientist has discovered a fatal flaw in prevailing electromagnetic theory and hence in the binary system. His theories are denounced by both his peers in Christchurch College Oxford, and by the businessman who has funded research and development of a new worldwide system for controlling air traffic. It seems that academic and business interests are willing to collude in murder in order to sustain their reputations and profit. Guest starring Jim Norton (Elementary). duration 45:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:41 pm
    New Tricks [#1001H] The Rock, Part 1 of 2 Brian Lane's future at UCOS is threatened after he assaults one of the Met's most successful officers at a retirement function in an act of revenge for his retirement from the force. With a team member down, it's business as usual for Sandra, Steve and Gerry after the discovery of a mysterious gun in the Thames re-opens the unsolved 1998 murder of a playboy shipping heir and a killing that leads the team to the Rock of Gibraltar. In the UK, Brian finds life without police work unbearable and defies his superiors once again by flying out to Gibraltar. duration 54:13   STEREO
  • 9:38 pm
    Death In Paradise [#120H] Ye of Little Faith The team is faced with the seemingly impossible murder of an air stewardess. duration 54:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:33 pm
    The Tunnel: Sabotage [#202H] Learn why a soundbite from the plane's black box suggests a terrifying possibility. A surprising chain of events brings Karl and Elise closer to the abductors, but will they get to the Fourniers in time? duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14-V
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#710H] Complicated Relationships: A Conversation with Nancy Meyers Writer/director Nancy Meyers discusses her career and shares stories of her many collaborations. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Brazil with Michael Palin [#102H] Into Amazonia Palin travels on several rivers through the very heart of Amazonia. Meeting the Yanomami tribe, he talks to their spokesperson about the threats to their way of life. He visits the magnificent Manaus Opera House and samples some exotic Amazonian foods in Belem at the mouth of the Amazon. Traveling southward to the upper reaches of the Xingu River, Palin is welcomed to the Wauja tribe, one of the most colorful of all the Brazilian indigenous peoples. This leg of his journey ends in the capital, Brasilia, where he meets with rock star and political activist Dinho Ouro Preto. 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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