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KQED Plus: Thursday, July 27, 2017

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

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Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Brazil with Michael Palin [#104H] The Deep South On the final leg of his journey, Palin starts in the picture-perfect town of Parati, where he meets with Prince Joao de Braganca, heir to the defunct throne of Brazil. In Embraer and Sao Paolo, Palin meets some of Brazil's successful politicians, heads of business and TV soap stars, who all have mixed opinions on Brazil's future. After experiencing the beauty and serenity of the vast wetlands of the Pantanal, Palin ends his journey at the magnificent Iguazu falls, where he concludes that Brazil has much to offer the world as it takes its place as a potential new superpower. duration 54:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1211H] The Creeper The time-honored craft of the cat burglar is revived in Midsomer County and when a state-of-the-art security system in the Chief Constable's own house is effortlessly breached, the pressure is on for Barnaby to catch this highly skilled and agile housebreaker. But when a body is found at the scene of a break-in does it mean that the Creeper has raised his game? Or are there more sinister stresses in the complex family of a local baronet? Guest starring Jenny Agutter (Call The Midwife). duration 48:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:51 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1212H] The Creeper The time-honored craft of the cat burglar is revived in Midsomer County and when a state-of-the-art security system in the Chief Constable's own house is effortlessly breached, the pressure is on for Barnaby to catch this highly skilled and agile housebreaker. But when a body is found at the scene of a break-in does it mean that the Creeper has raised his game? Or are there more sinister stresses in the complex family of a local baronet? Guest starring Jenny Agutter (Call The Midwife). duration 46:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    New Tricks [#1003H] The Sins of the Father The team investigate a 16-year-old murder of a young mum by her criminal husband that could be a miscarriage of justice following his release from prison. However, Gerry Standing, who worked on the original investigation, feels very strongly that the conviction should not be called into question. Whilst the rest of the team uncover a web of lies and corruption, Brian Lane knows his days at UCOS are numbered following his quest for justice for Anthony Kaye duration 54:19   STEREO
  • 3:37 am
    Death In Paradise [#122H] The Early Bird A birdwatcher is discovered murdered in the Saint-Marie jungle. duration 54:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:33 am
    The Tunnel: Sabotage [#204H] Listen in on DC Borowski's interview with an intriguing, cheroot-smoking witness. Laura receives a disturbing package and in Calais, a double - bluff has the police racing to catch Defence in the act. Has a mole infiltrated the investigation? duration 50:18   SRND51 TV14-VL
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#712H] Script to Screen: Motorcycle Diaries Screenwriter Jose Rivera discusses his approach to bringing Che Guevara's story to the screen. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4158Z] Tavis talks with professor and author David Schweickart about ongoing inequality and alternatives to capitalism and with actress Jenny Slate about her film, Landline. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4157] Tavis talks with actress Mary-Louise Parker about her career and latest projects, Broadway's Heisenberg and Stephen King's TV drama Mr. Mercedes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1709H] Outsmarting Thanksgiving Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roast turkey. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best oven thermometers. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof boiled corn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#514H] Farm to Table It's Mardi Gras any time of the year with Sara's easy duck creole. And, because Louisiana's iconic cuisine is one of America's favorites, we journey to the bayou to catch some crawfish for a traditional boil with rice and plenty of spice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#504H] Breads Learn from Martha how to adjust the old-school techniques of rustic bread baking to work in your kitchen. Enjoy date flatbreads, fatout bread with seeds and raisin, coconut mandazi, and eggplant flatbread any time in your own home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#206] Mad About Apples Chef Keller demonstrates delicious, apple-adorned recipes, starting with tantalizing pork chops smothered in an apple brandy sauce and finishing with an acclaimed family recipe straight from his father's patisserie in France. Recipes: Pork Chop with Sauteed Apples and Calvados Sauce; Henriis Apple Meringue Pie. duration 27:58   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#115H] Scotland: Land of Loch Ness Journey with Richard Wiese to Scotland as he competes in the Highland Games, a celebration of Scottish traditions that goes back more than a thousand years. Richard meets a shepherd who is one of the top trainers of Scottish Sheepdogs. On the waters of Loch Ness, he learns the secrets of Nessie from the man who's spent more than 40 years searching for the legendary monster. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#407H] Chattanooga, Tennessee - Moonpies, Incline Railway, and the View of Seven States The Kelly's return to Tennessee, and this time to explore a favorite family destination, Chattanooga. Here, Colleen and her family soak up the local color by tasting some delicious moonpies, and trying their hand at rock climbing in the heart of Chattanooga. They even take a ride on the world's steepest passenger railway! Then, they head to Rock City, a gorgeous mountain with a breathtaking waterfall, where they marvel at the views of not only the Tennessee mountains, but also six different states. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Nature [#3401B] Super Hummingbirds With high speed camerawork and breakthrough new science, we enter the fast-paced world of hummingbirds as never before. Speed is their middle name. Their lives are moving faster than the eye can see. They possess natural born super powers that enable them to fly backwards, upside-down, and float in mid-air. And for the first time, we see them mate, lay eggs, fight, and raise families in intimate detail. They are great athletes, tender mothers, brave in combat, and up for any challenge. They are Super Hummingbirds, the smallest and most brilliant birds on earth. duration 1:26:01   STEREO
  • 11:30 am
    Changing Seas [#303H] Prescription: Oceans The oceans are part of America's newest medical frontier. In Florida, a group of scientists are testing sea sponges for their potential anti-cancer properties. These and other marine invertebrates may hold the key to unlocking the secrets of our own biology. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23158H] (original air date 7/26/2017)We begin with a discussion about North Korea's nuclear program with David Sanger of The New York Times.
    * We conclude with an update on Qatar and the Middle East, with Yousef Al Oitaba, the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the U.S., and Mike Morell, the former deputy director of the C.I.A.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#221H] La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus An elegant setting, French menu and perfect service meets home-style Italian with a Sorrento born chef and authentic musical entertainment in this show. Both contrast the vegetarian restaurant with chicken, pork and beef on the menu. duration 28:15   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#117H] Go Nuts! Joanne goes "nuts" and makes for us her five-spice, ginger, and cayenne packed Asian Toasted Nuts. Then she encourages her student Geoff to do the same making stir-fried chicken, pine-nut lettuce wraps, and cardamom-scented rice with toasted almonds. Recipes: Asian Toasted Nuts, Stir-Fried Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps, and Cardamom-Scented Rice with Toasted Almonds. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#204H] Simple Sweet Notes Jacques cuts the cooking time of a whole chicken in half with a pair of shears and a few cuts of his knife in this flavorful Roasted Split Chicken with a Mustard Crust. Fluffy Mashed Potatoes make the perfect side dish. Pizza is made quicker and easier when you use a ready made base, and Jacques personalizes it with an unusual twist when he crisps lavash to make Smoked Salmon Pizza garnished with capers, onion and cilantro. He concludes with a no-frills Greek Yogurt, Walnuts and Honey, arguably one of his fastest desserts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#506H] Vienna and the Danube For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#503H] Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) with Adam Driver (Paterson); Dev Patel (Lion) with Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures); Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) with Greta Gerwig (20th Century Women); Colin Farrell (The Lobster) with Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins); Hailee Steinfeld (Edge of Seventeen) with Sally Field (Hello My Name is Doris). duration 56:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#502H] Temple of the Tigers After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tune with the creature world. Science Concept: Camouflage. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#116H] Odd Outbreak/The Perfect Lunch * Odd Outbreak - Dr. O takes the lead on the case of a strange medical crisis that causes chaos right in the middle of Odd Squad HQ. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis.
    * The Perfect Lunch - Olive and Otto help Ms. O host a lunch for some very important but easily offended guests. Curriculum: Weight; algebraic thinking; deductive reasoning.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#117H] Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old * Rise of the Hydraclops - In order to save humanity, Olive and Otto must locate a treasure chest that Oscar buried. Curriculum: Measurement; length.
    * O is Not for Old - The agents throw a surprise party for Ms. O. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; using tally marks to record data.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#2002H] Fern's Flights of Fancy/Cereal Will Fern give up her dreams of being a writer just because of one silly rejection? This is one case George might have to solve alone. Buster tells the story of a missing cereal box on his all-new podcast. Will he be able to find the thief - and in the process - the truth? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#2003H] He Said, He Said/Bunny Trouble A special episode of Bionic Bunny is interrupted, and Arthur, Buster, and George try to remember what comes next. But Carl is the only one who can straighten out the story. D.W. is excited to be taking care of the class bunny, Larry. But when Larry is feeling adventurous and wanders off, it's up to Ladonna the "Bunny Whisperer" to help get him back. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#205H] Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies * Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off.
    * Get Along, Little Dogies! - Martha is excited to go on a cattle drive. Cookie the cowhand isn't so sure that Martha is fit for the trip and he might be right. Can Martha show Cookie that she has what it takes to be at home on the range? Vocabulary: (E) vacation(ing), stampede, lodging, sightseeing, cattle drive, scenery (I) wagon, cowboy(s), camp, outdoors, tour(s).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    On The Psychiatrist's Couch with Daniel G. Amen Dr. Daniel Amen is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years. You will learn how to quiet your mind, rather than be a victim of your anxious, depressing thoughts, and learn the one secret to dramatically improving your relationships. Dr. Amen also gives very specific steps to boost your mood, focus, and memory and decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease. You are not stuck with the brain you have. You can make it better, but you need a very specific program to make it happen. duration 1:56:57  
  • 9:00 pm
    Maya Angelou: American Masters [#3002] Journey through the prolific life of the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author and activist who inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought. Features new interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Common, the Clintons, and others. duration 2:27:21   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Music Voyager [#203] New Orleans: The Perfect Musical Storm "Nawlins"...the Crescent City, where the local music and cuisine share a lot in common: both are spicy, fused with a multicultural mix of ingredients, and one taste only makes you hunger for more. Host Jacob Edgar arrives during the build-up to Mardi Gras. His musical journey moves from the classic jazz at Preservation Hall to the sounds of trumpeter Irvin Mayfield at his club on Bourbon Street. Virtuoso Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews treats Edgar to a searing demonstration of his talents, followed by an intimate get-together with crooner Jeremy Davenport. Cameras capture a scorching jam with Cyril Neville and Galactic at the famed Tiptitina's and local legend Kermit Ruffins at his annual Mardi Gras morning barbeque party. duration 27:45   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1104H] Rattle The Cage The road-trippers meander through the South, eventually stopping in New Orleans, where they interview a range of individuals, including a chef, a graphic designer, and a veterinarian at a chimpanzee sanctuary. Later, on an airboat tour through the swamps of Lafitte, the team is surprised to learn that their boat operator is also an alligator wrestler whose involvement with the sport is rooted in a Native American tradition that dates back hundreds of years.
    Next, the road-trippers make the drive up to St. Louis, Missouri, where they participate in a Zombie Fun Run. Olivia reflects on her affinity for life on the road, noting her appreciation for the way that traveling shakes you out of your habits and "rattles the cage."
    Moving on to Washington D.C., the road-trippers interview Ben Drexler, a former non-profit professional who left his traditional 9-to-5 to become a poi (fire) spinner. Ben encourages the road-trippers to think about life as a gift, and challenges them to find their own niches that allow them to express who they are. After learning a bit about the craft, Ed and Tele'jon both give fire spinning a whirl, finding liberation in confronting their fears.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#310H] Oahu - Episode 1 - Horseback Riding, Lei-Making & Discovering Hawaiian Culture Join Colleen and the girls as they travel to the breath-taking gem of Oahu. On this stunning Hawaiian island, the family learns how to make the traditional lei, takes an exciting horseback ride through the beautiful Kualoa Ranch, and even attends a Starlight Lu'au. duration 26:46   TVG
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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