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KQED Plus: Saturday, July 15, 2017

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

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Saturday, July 15, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#602H] The Weight Band The musical legacy of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame rock roots group The Band is carried on by The Weight Band with original The Band member Jim Weider and Band close friends Brian Mitchell of the Levon Helm Band and keyboardist Marty Grebb, along with Albert Rogers, and Michael Bram of the Jason Mraz band. With exceptional musicianship, The Weight Band performs songs that keep alive the music that defined an era, playing The Band's biggest hits including "Up on Cripple Creek," "Rag Mama Rag," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and their namesake song "The Weight." They premiere the gutsy "Never Too Old" a Band demo that they have finished and recorded. duration 56:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#305Z] City Slickers The Oakwoods, a family of city slickers seeking a new life by the sea, set out to disrupt the tranquility of Portwenn. They manage to gatecrash an intimate dinner Louisa has prepared for her and Martin. With their romantic dinner plans ruined, the disgruntled doctor decides to make a hasty exit leaving Louisa to deal with the neighbors from hell. A car vandal is on the loose in Portwenn. Cars belonging to the doctor, his Aunt Joan and Bert Large have all been damaged. The doctor reports the vandalism to PC Penhale, but he seems strangely reluctant to investigate. He has to confess he is suffering from agoraphobia and can't leave the police station. duration 45:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:48 am
    Jack Taylor [#101H] The Guards Jack Taylor is fired from the Garda? after assaulting a politician he catches speeding. He is subsequently contacted by Anne Henderson, who hires him as a private eye on the premise of finding her missing teenage daughter. Henderson suggests the girl may have become the latest in a series of suspicious 'suicides' in Galway. Assisted by his artist friend, Sutton, Jack traces several of the dead girls to a sleazy factory manager named Ford, and discovers a collection of illegal sex videos. These revelations turn out to be only the beginning of his investigation. duration 1:22:39   STEREO
  • 3:13 am
    Foyle's War [#105Z] A Lesson In Murder - Part 1 A conscientious objector dies in police custody, setting in motion a series of suspicious deaths and a complicated puzzle for Foyle. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 4:11 am
    Foyle's War [#106Z] A Lesson In Murder - Part 2 A conscientious objector dies in police custody, setting in motion a series of suspicious deaths and a complicated puzzle for Foyle. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 5:10 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
    On Story [#305H] Constructing Comic Book Movies The creative minds behind the films Thor, The Avengers, Hulk, The Incredible Hulk, Elektra, The Green Lantern, X-Men: The Last Stand, X2, and X-Men: First Class divulge the complexities of memorable heroes and villains, and how some of the best supernatural films tap into the most basic of human elements. Followed by Jeremy Kipp Walker's Super Powers, a lively short film about a husband and wife who try to salvage their love-life by dressing as superheroes, and find they save more than just their marriage when they're forced out of their apartment fully costumed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    On Story [#606H] Daredevil: Behind The Screen Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television. The duo break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil's characters, along with how they navigated the show's unconventional story structure in the writers room. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Pioneers of Television [#303H] Superheroes "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle [#101H] Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958) During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle [#102H] Great Power, Great Responsibility (1959-1977) In the 1960s, a new breed of superhero emerges in pages of Marvel Comics, inspired by the age of atomic energy and space travel and, in turn, inspiring the pop culture and pop artists of the time. Spider-Man, the Hulk and others are the first to have "problems" with which an adult audience can identify, and contemporary social issues make their way into comic books. Black powerhouses such as the Black Panther and Luke Cage appear on the scene, and the pages of "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" explode with relevant storylines as comic books are forced to confront the reality of an increasingly complex world. duration 56:47   SRND51 TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle [#103H] A Hero Can Be Anyone (1978-Present) Superheroes are enthusiastically embraced in all forms of media and by all demographics, beginning with the historic Superman movie featuring Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel. In 1986, Batman is overhauled as The Dark Knight to reflect the nocturnal underside of his character, and Watchmen brings new sophistication to comic book narratives, illuminating a violent and politicized world. In the new millennium, superheroes have taken over popular culture with feature films, television shows and video games complementing a new generation of web-based comics that bring superhero adventures to every corner of the world. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG-L
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House [#3605H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | A Steely Den Tommy and Kevin follow steel beams from fabrication to installation on the addition. Richard works on the HVAC plan for the 2nd and 3rd floors. After the front porch is removed, new footings are placed. Kevin learns how to size a new firebox. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1505H] Water Heater, Home Orchard Watch Richard replace a tank water heater with a more efficient model. Apple picking in your own backyard? Roger shows a homeowner how to start her own orchard. And Tom gives tips on circular saws. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3645H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#401Z] Neil Degrasse Tyson Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet and host of the WGBH-produced TV series Nova ScienceNow, talks about his passion for science, his efforts to make astronomy accessible, and why he doesn't think the sky is the limit. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#439H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1206] Inner World with Michele Bernhardt: EMDR Therapy It's so effective in treating trauma that it's recommended by the American Psychiatric Association, the Defense Department and the World Health Organization. It's called Eye Movement Desensitization Reprogramming and Michele visits with its creator, Francine Shapiro, to help us understand how it works and why it works so well. What Makes Your Heart Sing? - Gary Malkin and Bruce Cryer are world-class musicians and entrepreneurs who've embarked on an ambitious national effort. Their goal is to help all of us bring more joy into our lives. Healing Moment: Fall Colors - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Chef's Life [#204H] Don't Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! Part 1 Vivian, Ben and the entire Chef and the Farmer staff hustle to complete the preparations necessary for her luncheon at the Southern Foodways Alliance symposium in Oxford, Mississippi. At the center of her generation-spanning meal is the Tom Thumb, a pungent and rich sausage stuffed into a pig's appendix. As preparations get underway, the sheer math of the moment is astounding: four courses for 400 food writers and Southern food enthusiasts - 1,600 plates in the span of 90 minutes. Vivian greets this honor with terror and sheer force of will, leaving a long prep day with a sense of pride and excitement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Lucky Chow [#204H] Made In China Farmers are the new rock stars of the food world, and in this episode Danielle visits agriculturists large and small, traditional and cutting edge. Ross Koda, a third-generation Japanese-American, runs a renowned Central Valley rice farm and hopes to keep it in the family. Kristyn Leach, a Korean adoptee, hand grows artisanal, heirloom Asian produce for one of San Francisco's most popular restaurants. And on the gorgeous Half Moon Bay coast, a pair of electricians who saw a gap in the market operate America's first wasabi farm. duration 27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Mind of A Chef, The [#512H] Best Of: Surf N Turf This "best of" episode explores the wet and dry side of our culinary world. Magnus Nilsson dry-ages a steak in kidney fat as long as possible, April Bloomfield hallucinates while at a butcher shop, Ed Lee makes a ribeye with eel puree, and more. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#206H] Fonda Favorites These home-style dishes are a staple at the small restaurants known as "fondas" in Mexico - and delicious inspiration for busy cooks in American homes today. Make them once, and they'll become a simple but special treat in your own kitchen. Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas); White Rice and Fried Plantains; Tres Leches Cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#126H] Menu Memories Jacques and daughter Claudine reminiscence about past menus enjoyed as a family, but first, Jacques teaches Claudine how to properly sharpen a knife in preparation for filleting a side of salmon for his salmon scaloppini with sorrel sauce. Jacques and Claudine go on to blend aromatic herbs, chunky vegetables and a dash of red wine to make a hearty dish of lamb breast navarin. While the lamb is braising, the two 'go green' with a green salad with mustard dressing using Jacques' favorite leaf: Boston lettuce. Finally, they prepare a caffeine-packed coffee panna cotta, the perfect pick-me-up dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Cook's Country [#907H] The Devil Made Me Do It Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect grilled chicken diavolo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for water bottles. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of hard cider. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate deviled beef short ribs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1721H] Mediterranean Grill Host Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best grilled shrimp and vegetable kebabs. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of whole-milk Greek yogurt. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the best Persian-style rice with golden crust at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#903H] Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a delightful-to-explore old center. Rick also visits Nurnberg, a capital for both the First Reich (the Holy Roman Empire) and the Third. From its towering castle and playful fountains to its Nazi Documentation Center and maze of underground bomb shelters, Nurnberg is a fascinating study in contrasts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 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
  • 7:00 pm
    Fake Or Fortune? [#502H] Delaroche In 2010 the National Gallery in London staged an exhibition devoted to the work of Paul Delaroche, the 19th century French master who created one of the gallery's most popular paintings - "The Execution of Lady Jane Grey." While the show was on, curator Chris Riopelle received a visit from a man who thought he might have discovered a lost work by Delaroche. His name was Neil Wilson and he'd bought the painting in 1989. The exquisitely detailed oil depicts a young woman wearing a crown and performing an act of devotion, flanked by ladies-in-waiting with hands clasped in prayer. The work wasn't signed or attributed so it had gone under the hammer for just a few thousand pounds. But Neil always had a hunch it was something special. duration 58:06   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Keeping Up Appearances [#114] Toystore Hyacinth has to intervene when she learns from her relatives "on the other side of town" that Daddy has slipped out and run up a toy store bill that he cannot pay. duration 29:22   TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    As Time Goes By [#116] Jean and Lionel have made the decision to live together. However, wires get crossed and there is confusion about who is to go live with whom. They end up still living apart. duration 28:51   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#306H] Death at the Grand When a Hotel Concierge is pushed from the rooftop with an empty bag 'souvenired' from Phryne's house Jack calls Phryne in to investigate what looks like a robbery gone wrong. duration 56:10   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 10:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#307H] Game, Set & Murder Phryne hosts a tennis tournament to raise money for female tennis players, where the practice partner of a rising star dies; A murder investigation reveals Phryne's hidden fear. duration 53:44   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 pm
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#602H] Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies) with Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) and Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Pamela Adlon (Better Things) and Sterling K. Brown (This is Us), Riz Ahmed (The Night Of) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale), Brit Marling (The OA) and Issa Rae (Insecure) and Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) with Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory). duration 55:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage with Rising Artists [#102H] New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage with Rising Artists features rehearsal, performance and some backstage fun. Conor McDonald (baritone) is a featured guest on a radio program; Clare Monfredo (cellist) rehearses and performs at String Quartet Marathon; Jeff DeRoche gives a tour of the percussion section and conductor Karina Canellakis is presented for the first time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#707H] Reverend John Wilkins Reverend John Wilkins blends the best of Memphis and North Mississippi Hill Country blues. Wilkins' father was also a venerated gospel and blues artist who influenced him, both musically and spiritually. When Wilkins was learning to play guitar, he picked up his father's gospel and country blues styles. He also followed his father's call to ministry and became pastor of Hunter's Chapel Church, where he has led a congregation that includes generations of North Mississippi musicians. In this episode, Reverend John and his band perform several songs including "You Got to Move" and "Sinner's Prayer." duration 27:46   STEREO TVPG
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