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KQED Plus: Tuesday, July 25, 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 25, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#703H] Cheap Trick Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Cheap Trick, best known for timeless classics such as "Surrender" and "I Want You to Want Me" celebrate their accomplishment with an intimate performance. The band has become a musical institution with more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records sold, 29 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards. duration 55:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#147H] The Labyrinth of the Minotaur An intruder enters Lady Felicia's (Nancy Carroll) bedroom, snapping on the light to reveal her niece Bunty (Emer Kenny). She's gone on the run after being photographed with a married man - can she stay with her favourite aunt? Felicia asks Father Brown (Mark Williams) and Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) to look after Bunty while she attends business in London. They visit Davina, Lady Malmort (Frances Barber) to see how wayward girl Ruby (Caitlin Drabble) is faring as the new maid. Davina's son Bobby (Ed Cooper Clarke) is thrilled to see Bunty, insisting she stay for dinner. That night Bunty finds Ruby in her room trying on a stole, which Bunty gives to her. The next morning Bunty discovers Ruby's crumpled body outside and when Bunty's bloodstained stole is found, Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) arrests her as the prime suspect... duration 59:39   STEREO TVG
  • 1:48 am
    Endeavour Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4631(] Prey Follow Endeavour into the disparate worlds of Oxford scientific academia, the city's vast parks, night school and the untamed wilderness of the Oxfordshire countryside when a Dutch au pair goes missing. duration 1:44:44   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:15 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#116H] Mortal Coil When a second body is found in a coffin, Doctor Blake has to work out how it got there and who killed this unwanted guest and that's just the start of it. duration 59:11   STEREO
  • 4:15 am
    Prime Suspect [#210] Errors of Judgement, Part 4 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 45:09   STEREO TVG
  • 5:15 am
    WPC 56 [#304H] The Wayward Wind Coulson uses Briggs' misfortune to reassert his power at the station. DI Sawyer questions a suspect with a chilling wartime story to tell. Tommy struggles to be professional when Gloria is accused of a crime, and Fenton makes a shocking discovery at a boarding house. duration 44:14   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4156] Tavis talks with Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez about the party's new message and with author Steven Levingston about his latest book, Kennedy and King: the President, the Pastor, and the Battle for Civil Rights. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4155] Tavis talks with legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins about her career and latest book, Cravings: How I Conquered Food. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1707H] The Ultimate Sticky Buns Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate sticky buns at home. Then, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of a water roux. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of almond butter. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the equipment corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#512H] Upside Down Day Turn the day upside down by having breakfast for dinner. Savory waffles Benedict is perfect and perfectly filling as is Sara's take on the classic spaghetti with bacon, eggs and toasted bread crumbs! We'll also visit a smokehouse to see how bacon gets the flavor we all crave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#604H] Sponge Cake Learn how Martha's favorite sponge cake recipe can be adapted to create a spectacular raspberry whipped cream jellyroll, an unforgettable multi-tiered caramel buttercream cake and delicate ladyfingers for a mouth-watering tiramisu ice cream cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#204] Loving Lamb Lamb's richness and versatility delight the palates of foodies all over the world, but only if the right method of cooking is applied to the right cut of meat. Keller de-mystifies the art of cooking with lamb with a slow-cooked shank steeped in the flavors of France, followed by a cumin-scented rack of lamb. Recipes: Braised Lamb Shank Provencal; Cumin-Scented Rack of Lamb in a Honey-Red Wine Sauce. duration 28:06   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#410H] Gathering In Scotland Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for more than 300 years, yet it has managed to maintain its distinct customs, culture and character. Joseph dons his tartan and joins the Scottish clans for a bit of culture and fun at The Gathering in Edinburgh where hundreds of clans and thousands of people come together for sport, folk dancing, arts, crafts and bag piping. During his travels Joseph explores Glasgow, imbibes a dram or two of the local product at an island whiskey distillery and meets his grace, the Duke of Argyle, at Inverary Castle during the Campbell clans' Highland Games. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Two for the Road [#108H] The Magic of the Galapagos Nik and Dusty arrive in the legendary Galapagos islands! And after surviving a bit of madness at the airport, they set out on what will prove to be the adventure of a lifetime. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#206H] We Come from People Trace three guests' roots into the heart of slavery, revealing that there is no singular narrative and challenging preconceptions of an era that profoundly shaped our nation's sense of itself. Hip-hop artist Nas discovers a web of his slave ancestors and their intimate relationship with their slave master; award-winning actress Angela Bassett meets ancestors whose slave family tragedy is rivaled only by a triumphant emancipation story; and presidential advisor Valerie Jarrett goes back in time more than 200 years to meet a formidable line-up of free people of color - all of them of trailblazers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4302H] Life's Rocky Start From the first sparks of life to the survival of the fittest, unearth the secret relationship between rocks and life. Nova goes around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to the origins and evolution of life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23156H] (original air date 7/14/2017) We continue our look at the six month anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency. Charlie is joined by Frank Bruni of The New York Times, Robert Costa of The Washington Post, Susan Page of USA Today, and conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.
    *We conclude with Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to President Trump. Before joining the administration, Gorka was an editor for Breitbart News, where he worked closely with his colleague in the Trump White House, Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#401H] Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse First, an Italian spot that's been around for more than 20 years. It's easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this cozy little place specializing in pasta and pizzetta. The next restaurant is housed in a large complex - not the place for romantic ambiance, but the food is traditional, priced right and so good. Finally, Wagyu beef and high end gourmet ingredients are the specialty at our last destination, so be prepared to open up your taste buds and your wallet for that something special! duration 26:51   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#116H] You Say Tomato When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. Student: Jack Cohen, Website Merchandising. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#104H] Veg-In! Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#504H] Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And tiny Andorra entertains shoppers and hikers alike, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2124H] Vintage Kansas City Travel back 15 years to see memorable Kansas City treasures such as an autographed Time cover collection, an 18th-century flambe Meiping vase, and a 1957 Roy Rogers contest prize. Which appraisal jumps in value to $70,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#501H] Mystery of the North Pole Penguins? The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. Science Concept : Geographical distribution of species. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#112H] Best Seats in the House/Agent Obfusco * Best Seats in the House - Olive and Otto battle Oren and Olaf for the best chairs at Odd Squad while Ms. O and Oscar run a top secret mission. Curriculum: Calendar.
    * Agent Obfusco - Olive and Otto become concerned when they find out their Odd Squad test is being administered by Agent Obfusco - a mysterious agent who speaks only in word problems. Curriculum: Logic problems.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#113H] Life of O'Brian/Whatever Happened to Agent Oz? * Life of O'Brian - When a miffed O'Brian won't let Olive access the tubes, she has to solve the mystery of what she did to upset him. Curriculum: Time.
    * Whatever Happened to Agent Oz? - Olive tells Otto the story of what happened to Octavia's partner, Agent Oz. Curriculum: Estimation.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1908H] Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie * Francine's Cleats of Strength - When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work.
    * Little Miss Meanie - Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. Educational Objective: Muffy and Lydia learn that friendship is more important than competition.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1909H] Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties * Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
    * Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#203H] Martha Puts Out The Lights (Pts. 1 & 2) * Martha Puts Out the Lights, Part 1 - For Martha and the other dogs, Saturday night fireworks are the worst part of summer, and Mrs. Demson couldn't agree more. In fact, she's trying to get people to sign a petition to ban fireworks. Can Martha get enough signatures to make summer less scary for dogs? Vocabulary: (E) petition, illegal, cause, picket(ing), goal, ban(ning) (ed), protest(ing) (I) sign(ning) (ed), ask(ing), "on strike".
    * Martha Puts Out the Lights, Part 2 - Helen and her friends are devastated about the fireworks ban. Martha realizes that she helped Mrs. Demson ruin their fun, but can she find a way to reverse the ban and still protect her sensitive ears? Vocabulary: (E) purpose, signature(s), unite, majority, prohibit(ed) (I) fireworks, summer, write, support(ed).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Our Zoo [#106H] George and Lizzie seek professional help from slick-talking lawyer Neville Murphy, but a frustrated George decides to argue the family's case himself. Lizzie is worried, not least because George's anger is further piqued when the aviary nets are cut. He seems to be losing a grip on what's important - June's fight at Sunday school barely elicits a response, while Mew is upset when he asks her to use her new job at Chester Council to gather information about the appeal. Seeing how concerned Albert and Lucy are, Lizzie goes back to Neville Murphy and negotiates a deal for him to represent them. The appointed day of the hearing arrives but George, upset by Lizzie's betrayal and sensing he has lost his family's faith, steps away from the proceedings. Mew's intervention brings him back and triggers a cascade of revelations from Camilla and Reverend Webb, whose personal feelings for Lizzie undermine the prosecution's case. Following the hearing a final inspection is arranged, but the inspector remains tightlipped about George's chances of securing the fate of the zoo. They must wait and wait, living off Mew's wages from the council, until finally the news is delivered. At last, Chester Zoo will get to open its doors. duration 54:42   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4710] Young England On the verge of the big day, Victoria spurns advice and wanders outside of the palace walls, attracting the devoted and demented alike. duration 54:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Hidden Killers [#104H] Hidden Killers of the Post-War Home Suzannah explores the time when the British embraced modern design for the first time after years of austerity and self-denial. The look and feel of the post-war 1950s home - a "modern" world of molded plywood furniture, fiberglass, plastics and polyester - had its roots in the materials innovations of World War Two. In fact, no other war before or since has had such a profound effect on the technologies of our current life. This bright new era encompassed a host of social changes, including higher living standards and improved technologies, but, as Suzannah discovers, there were also unexpected dangers lurking throughout the changing home. duration 58:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Generals at War [#105H] Kursk - The Death of Blitzkrieg 1943 - Germany and Russia clash near the Soviet city of Kursk, as each vies for control of the Eastern Front. The Germans are led by Field Marshal Von Manstein - an aristocratic master tactician. Facing him across the battlefield is the Red Army's Marshal Zhukov - ruthless, opinionated and dangerous to know. Hitler is convinced new super-weapons like the mammoth Tiger tank will win the fight and insists Von Manstein holds off his attack until more arrive. Zhukov exploits the delay and orders his men to dig for victory. They create an elaborate network of defenses to grind the enemy down - or blow them up... The two armies finally meet in a titanic clash of tanks - on a mind-blowing scale. It is the biggest tank battle of all time and the result changes the course of the war forever. duration 50:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:55 pm
    Generals at War [#106H] The Bulge - Hitler's Last Stand 1944 - Adolf Hitler plays his last trump card - a gigantic offensive in the West, using his last troops and materiel. Leading the charge is Field Marshal Walther Model - a ruthless commander and loyal servant of Hitler. Model sends his armoured spearheads crashing through the weakly defended American lines of US General Omar Bradley, who is caught completely off guard. If Bradley can't contain the German advance Adolf Hitler could win a victory that may end the Allies' invasion of Germany. duration 50:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Over Hawai'i This special explores the scenic wonders and rich cultural traditions of Hawai'i. From spectacular shots of lava pouring from one of the world's most active volcanoes to soaring explorations of lush, unspoiled valleys to reef-skimming underwater forays with sea turtles and dolphins, the program presents an illuminating, off-the-beaten-path tour of Hawai'i's six major islands and popular visitor destinations. Interwoven with striking visuals, locals offer insights into the distinctive landscapes and culture of the islands, share surprising facts about Hawai'i's geology, plants and animals; relate ancient stories of Hawaiian deities and discuss traditional beliefs that still play an important role in Hawaiian life today. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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