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KQED Plus: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#702H] Shawn Mendes Singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes treats fans to a performance at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City. Mendes first came into the public eye as a popular user of the social media platform Vine and at only 18 years old, he is one of only six artists to have two No. 1 albums on the Billboard Top 200 all genre chart at such a young age. He was included in Time's "The 25 Most Influential Teens" in 2014 and 2015 and was included in Forbes' "30 Under 30" for 2016. In this episode, Mendes performs some of his biggest his including "Treat You Better," "Stitches," and "Mercy." duration 55:43   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#146H] The Star of Jacob Canon Fox (Roger May) pays a visit to inform Father Brown (Mark Williams) and Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) that the Duke of Frome, John Langton (Ray Coulthard) will be attending Christmas Mass at St Mary's. This year the Bishop wants everything done by the book and Canon Fox will be there to make sure it all goes to plan... Lady Felicia (Nancy Carroll) is delighted to welcome her cousin the Duke, his wife Diana (Zannah Hodson) and baby David to stay at Montague. Later at the Yuletide ball Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) is informed that the infant is missing. With a ladder against the nursery window, the Inspector surmises that the baby has been kidnapped; all they can do now is wait. Can Father Brown find the child in time for Christmas? duration 54:32   STEREO TVG
  • 1:56 am
    Endeavour Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4630(] Arcadia The death of an artist in a house-fire leaves Oxford police baffled. Then, when a young housewife dies seemingly of a mysterious "tummy bug" that has sickened half the police force, Morse's investigation leads him to an inner-city supermarket. duration 1:44:44   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:22 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#115H] Crossing The Line Cinema patrons are shocked when a fire breaks out in the projection booth during a packed screening of Hitchcock's Vertigo. duration 57:10   STEREO
  • 4:21 am
    Prime Suspect [#209] Errors of Judgement, Part 3 In the concluding episodes, Jane Tennison and the team try to find out where Campbell Lafferty was executed after being released. Appearing on 'Crime Night', she decides to pull in 'The Street', believing that he is responsible. But the closer she gets to proving that the arrogant rottweiller-toting bad guy engineered the crime, the more obstacles she encounters. The Street seems to anticipate her every move - but can she can break him? duration 52:47   STEREO TVG
  • 5:15 am
    WPC 56 [#303H] From The Shadows Events take a sinister turn when DI Sawyer's missing suspect makes a violent reappearance, and the net tightens around Briggs as Coulson recruits Fenton to do his dirty work. Meanwhile, will Annie and Tommy succeed when they play cupid to Susie and Swift? duration 44:27   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4151] Tavis talks with author and professor Ibram X. Kendi about his award-winning text Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4150] Tavis talks with NBA player Jimmy Butler about being traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, his life and career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1703H] Back to Basics Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#508H] Family Choice Sara has two kids of her own, so she's always found ways to please finicky palates with food adults love too. Take her easy weeknight mini meatloaves baked in a muffin tin that kids love to make themselves. We have two kids helping Sarah in the kitchen to prove it. There's also Odd Lots mac and cheese, a homemade dish using leftovers from the fridge. Sara tops that off with a cool and refreshing creamsicle drink for dessert. Speaking of cheese, we also visit a Benedictine nun who is the world's foremost expert on raw cheeses. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#601H] Fruit Curds Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#514H] Beer Makes It Better Chef Keller shows how beer can add richness and great flavor to many dishes. Using apricot beer, he marinates yellowtail for a luscious sashimi treat. Then he makes an unforgettable fried chicken with beer and lots of great spices. The beer fest continues with an assortment of ice-cream beer floats. Yellowtail Sashimi with Apricot Beer, Fried Chicken "HK" Style , & Ice-Cream Beer Floats. duration 25:26   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#409H] Fredericksburg, Texas It's time for barbecue, German beer tasting, fine wine sampling and guitar pickin' when Joseph explores Fredericksburg, Texas. Located midway between Austin and San Antonio in beautiful Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg offers visitors hundreds of bed and breakfasts, scores of dining establishments, historic attractions, varied activities and a deep-rooted German heritage. From tracing its Germanic roots and climbing Enchanted Rock to sipping some local brews and getting down-home with some Texas Roots Music, Joseph enjoys a taste of Germany, a heap of nature and a whole lot of Texas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Two for the Road [#107H] Searching for Balance In Beijing Nik and Dusty arrive in China to explore it's fascinating and historic capital city, Beijing. But as they're learning about its rich and colorful past, they get a first-hand look at China's turbulent and difficult present. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#205H] The Melting Pot Three celebrity chefs who cook the food of their ancestors discover family members who have shaped their lives - and America's cuisine. Tom Colicchio of "Top Chef" learns the hardships his family endured (famine, bandits) living in a tiny town in Northern Italy and celebrates the courage of his original immigrant ancestor, a man who crossed the Atlantic many times to bring the Colicchios to the United States; Ming Tsai, the child of immigrants who fled Mao's Cultural Revolution, was raised to believe that his that his family's Chinese past was obliterated by the Communists - instead, he finds that his roots can be traced back more than 2000 years, yielding a large family tree; and Aaron Sanchez discovers that his family's treasured Mexican roots include people who were Spaniards, Africans and Native Americans. duration 56:26   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3914H] Mystery of Easter Island A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues or moai, weighing up to 86 tons? And how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? Nova explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders, who have been accused of everything from ecocide to cannibalism. Among the radical new theories is that the islanders used ropes to "walk" the statues upright, like moving a fridge. With the help of an accurate 15-ton replica statue, a Nova team sets out to test this high-risk, seemingly unlikely theory. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23151H] (original air date 7/17/2017) We begin with a Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, with Robert Costa-- a national political reporter for the Washington Post and moderator of "Washington Week."
    *We continue with Ian Bremmer, the president of the Eurasia Group, discussing President Trump's second meeting with President Putin during the G20 summit.
    *We conclude with Julia Ioffe of The Atlantic on Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1204H] The Tadich Grill, Slow Hand BBQ, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar With a history as storied as The Tadich Grill in San Francisco, it's hard to resist the classic fish menu... unless you want a steak! But nothing says American cuisine like down-home BBQ and we visit Pleasant Hill and Slow Hand BBQ. Our last stop takes us to Oakland, where Vietnamese street food and handmade rice paper rolls are served at Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#114H] Italian Marketplace Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#102H] Fabulous Fins Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#909H] Southeast England Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2123H] Vintage Seattle Uncover how Seattle appraisals from 15 years ago have held up in the rising and falling antiques market. Highlights include a 1937 Birger Sandzen landscape, Babe Ruth-signed photos, and WWII work incentive posters. Have the values soared or sunk? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#402] Panda Power Up! While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#219] The Voice/Problem Partners The Voice - A villain steals Ms. O's voice. Curriculum: Understanding wholes and halves. Problem Partners - The agents are called in to help when Ohlm and Orchid have problems working together. Curriculum: Rounding to the nearest 10; Odd and even numbers. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#218] Orchid's Almost Half Hour Talent Show/The Perfect Score Orchid's Almost Half Hour Talent Show - All the agents want to be a part of Orchid's talent show. Curriculum: Fair sharing; Equi-partitioning. The Perfect Score - It's villain report card day at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Word problems involving addition and numerical relations; Using a number line. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1808] Arthur Read: Super Saver!/Tibbles to the Rescue! Business is slow for Mr. and Mrs. Read, and Arthur is concerned. Can this "super saver" find ways to keep his family in the green? Educational Objective: Arthur learns how his family can work together to save money. When D.W. saves Tommy and Timmy from a nasty fall, they decide to repay the favor...whether D.W. likes it or not. Educational Objective: The Tibbles learn how to accept and reciprocate kindness. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1809] The Pageant Pickle/Some Assembly Required School is almost out and Arthur can hardly wait for those lazy summer days by Muffy's pool. Nothing could ruin such a happy time of year... except maybe-D.W.'s Spring Pageant! Educational Objective: Arthur learns that being a good older brother sometimes means making sacrifices. D.W. can't wait to test out her new play set! But while it's being built she'll have to settle for the box. With the help of Bud and Emily, D.W. realizes her imagination is way better than any toy! Educational Objective: D.W. learns that the best toy is her imagination. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#606H] Tomato, You Say/Martha Questions Tomato, You Say: Why is there a tomato on T.D.'s shirt? Helen's eager to know. Unfortunately, she'd have an easier time getting Martha to skip breakfast than getting a straight answer from T.D. Will she ever find out? Vocabulary: (E) image, indicate, insignia, remind, symbol. Martha Questions: Is Martha only speaking in questions? Why would that be? Can Skits help her figure it out? Did somebody put something funny in her soup? Will the questions ever stop??? Vocabulary: (E) convey, inquire, period, punctuation, question mark. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Our Zoo [#105H] After the embarrassment Lady Katherine suffered at the benefit, she remains in hiding while the Mottersheads digest the news that their planning permission has been denied. With no money coming in and little chance of opening the zoo, George and Lizzie take the heartbreaking decision to sell one of the bears. But when George learns that Lady Katherine's nephew is the assistant to the deputy minister of health, who approves planning permission appeals, he pleads with Katherine for help. Although her family have turned their backs on her, Katherine realises this is the Mottersheads' only hope and relents. Mew takes the bold move to find a job outside of the zoo and begs a nervous Archie to teach her to type. June attempts to convince the residents of Upton that the zoo isn't as bad as they fear by offering free camel rides in the village - with disastrous consequences - and Lucy detects that Eve the bear is pregnant. Will George get back in time for the birth of the bear cubs and, most importantly, can he convince Sir Arthur to grant them an appeal? duration 54:38   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4709] Engine of Change With a child on the way, Victoria must choose a regent in case she dies during childbirth. The Tory party disputes her choice, but she and Albert turn the tables with the aid of the latest in 19th-century technology. duration 54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Hidden Killers [#103H] New Hidden Killers: The Edwardian Home The dawn of the 20th century and the reign of a new king ushered in an era of fresh inventions and innovations that transformed the way people lived. Electricity, refrigeration and a whole host of different materials promised to make life at home brighter, easier and more convenient. But, a lack of understanding the potential hazards meant these "advances" frequently led to terrible accidents, horrendous injuries and even death. duration 58:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Generals at War [#103H] El Alamein - A Tactician's Paradise In 1942, two of the most charismatic generals of all time, Field Marshall Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, and General Bernard Montgomery face off over a barren stretch of rocky desert in the Egyptian desert. Each is determined to outwit and outfight the other in a bloody battle of minds as well as men. As they duel for North Africa and the oilfields of the Middle East, Rommel relies on blitzkrieg tactics of speed, surprise and daring. Montgomery takes a different tack. He digs in for a defensive battle and puts his faith in planning, training and new equipment. The outcome of their head to head turns Hitler's fortunes in North Africa and gives the British their first decisive win of the war. duration 50:01   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:55 pm
    Generals at War [#104H] Stalingrad - The War of the Rats 1942 - as the Germans storm across the Soviet Union, Hitler becomes obsessed with taking Stalingrad - the city which bears the name of his arch-enemy Joseph Stalin. The German army is led by General Paulus, a meticulous war gamer. Facing him across the map table is Soviet General Chuikov - a hardened fighter, not afraid to get his hands dirty. Paulus is confident he will soon bring the city to its knees. But the German army reduces Stalingrad to rubble so successfully, that the ruined city actually works against them. It blocks their tanks and creates the perfect killing ground for Russian snipers and street fighters. The battle degenerates into bloody pockets of fierce hand-to-hand combat. The Germans eventually gain control of 90% of the city. Then the Russians unleash a counter-offensive. The Russian "rats" spring the trap back onto their attackers and encircle the German army. Paulus insists on waiting for the order from Hitler to break out, but the order never comes. Ultimately Paulus is forced to make the hardest decision of his military career, and his life.... duration 50:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Cloudstreet: Soaring The American West This visually stunning documentary features the beauty and drama of a soaring adventure in the American West. As unbelievably serene as it is thrilling, it gives viewers the extraordinary experience of soaring along the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, Colorado, Idaho and Wyoming. Along the way, the film educates viewers not just about flying sailplanes cross-country, but also about the science of soaring, about the unique geography of the intermountain west, and about the workings of our atmosphere. duration 56:50   STEREO TVG
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