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KQED Plus: Thursday, September 14, 2017

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

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1517H] Building England I Judith Jones walks viewers through the story of the English building from the earliest days of Christianity, the creation of the baroque mansion in the 17th century, how a Romanesque church became a cathedral and how a castle became the Englishman's home. Among the locations she visits are the Roman edifices in Lindisfarne, Durham Cathedral, Fountains Abbey and the minster in Yorkshire, Warkworth Castle in Northumberland, Kentwell Hall in Suffolk, Burghley House in Lincolnshire, and Castle Howard. duration 57:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#911H] Country Matters, Part 1 Campaigns against the building of a supermarket in Elverton-come-Laterly come to a head when environmental supervisor Frank Hopkirk is stabbed to death. His body is found at a long-forgotten timberyard. Guest stars: Juliet Aubrey and Claire Holman (Inspector Lewis). duration 48:55   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:50 am
    Midsomer Murders [#912H] Country Matters, Part 2 see description in part 1. duration 45:45   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:37 am
    New Tricks [#1009H] Roots A new regime begins at UCOS with the arrival of new boss DCI Sasha Miller. An unexploded World War II bomb is unearthed on an urban allotment in west London, dredging up a long-hidden murder weapon, and the team find themselves investigating a ritualistic killing of an Italian immigrant from 25 years ago. During the investigation, Gerry struggles to accept his new boss, and adamant that she is not pulling her weight, threatens to quit UCOS. Can Sasha earn the respect of UCOS's longest-serving officer by cracking the case? (First appearance of Tamzin Outhwaite as Sasha Miller.) duration 54:23   STEREO
  • 3:33 am
    Death In Paradise [#128H] Until Death Do You Part A bride-to-be is found drowned in her hotel bath on the last night of her hen party. Humphrey suspects she knew her murderer; one of her 3 bridesmaids who all have alibis from the hotel CCTV. The only clues are salt crystals around the bath and a wine bottle cork on the floor. duration 52:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    The Tunnel [#102H] The killer claims to highlight the ills of contemporary European society as his second "truth" unfolds. An enigmatic hosteler crosses the paths of Karl and Elise once more. Are they any closer to an answer? duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-S
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#718H] From the Golden Age to the Platinum Age: A Conversation with Ed Begley Jr. Second generation actor Ed Begley Jr. talks about what he looks for when choosing new projects, finding the pain in a character, and working with Christopher Guest and other comedy legends. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4193] Tavis talks with legendary singer-songwriter David Crosby about his career and latest album Sky Trails. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4192] Tavis talks with labor leader Dolores Huerta about DACA and the new documentary about her life titled Dolores. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1615H] Serving Up Noodles and Rice Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Japanese-style stir- fried noodles with beef at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sharpeners in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reinvents a classic, fried brown rice with pork and shrimp. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#212H] Gone Fishin' with David Pasternack Seafood expert David Pasternack, from New York's fish temple Esca, shows why he loves food with fins with three favorite recipes from his arsenal: Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas and Salt-Baked Pesce per Due with Braised Greens. Cooking fish this way makes it easy and accessible. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#505H] Side Dishes Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#316] French-Style Fruit Tarts Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with a home-style, quick pear tart. Then it is renowned classic, the Tarte aux Fruits just like the ones found in bakeries throughout France. Recipes: Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream, Tarte aux Fruits duration 28:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#122H] Turkey: Land of Legends Richard Wiese travels to Turkey, the ancient crossroads of civilization. In Istanbul, he meets a family that has been creating baklava for over 200 years. In a small Mediterranean village, where 4, 000 year-old shipwrecks lie along dangerous reefs, Richard dives in search of ancient treasures. He discovers the Turkish secret forkeeping bad luck at bay-a piece of jewelry called the "evil eye". duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Weekend Explorer [#407H] Guangzhou, China Discover the bustling cosmopolitan city of Guangzhou, China that has played a key role in China's history. Relax in 5 Ram Park, cruise on the Pearl River, explore an ancient tomb, visit a beautiful temple, eat at world-class restaurants, wander unique shopping districts, pick out dinner at a huge fish market, and much more. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#301H] Albuquerque Trace a woman's connection to a Native-American code talker; a man's deep New Mexican roots; an ancestor whose life resembles a Wild West tale; queries about a tie to the explosive Trinity Test; and a man's link to a famous comic book heroine. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Uss Indianapolis Live - from the Deep Take a live tour of the wreckage from the USSA?Indianapolis, the WWII vessel lying at the bottom of the Pacific since its sinking in 1945. Video of the vessel, which was found in August, will be transmitted from a remotely operated vehicle. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23193H] (original air date 9/13/2017) We look at President Trump's bipartisan meetings to overhaul the nation's tax code. Charlie is joined by Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
    *We conclude with part three of Charlie's conversation with Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#405H] Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant First Indian Palace delivers traditional recipes in an unlikely location, followed by crab, crab and more crab at Thanh Long. Then it's Italian elegance served up at Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#205H] Spiced Up First, Joanne turns fresh plums into a cheese-worthy chutney with ginger and then Joan returns for an encore. They use a combination of Indian spices to prepare Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub with Pan Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard seeds. Recipes: Plum and Ginger Chutney with Italian Cheeses, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub, Pan-Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard Seeds. Student: Joan Boada. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#218H] Light and Luscious Endive, chicory, Belgium endive - Jacques explains these vegetables starting with Rigatoni with Lettuce and Eggplant and Sauteed Julienned Endive. A trip to the fish counter results in a harvest of some ocean "greens" too! Seaweed-lined bamboo steamer baskets hold fresh seafood in Steamed Fish and Shellfish Baskets. The pantry supplies dessert...dried figs and walnuts poached in wine and honey complement each other in Sauteed Stuffed Figs With Blueberries, a dessert that pairs perfectly with the sweet fortified wine, Madera. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#802H] Central Turkey We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon...and from deep below, prowling an underground city where Christians once hid out. We'll join a circumcision party, explore troglodyte ghost towns, shop for sheep at the market, and chat with an imam. Then we enjoy the modern capital, Ankara, and pay our respects to the father of modern Turkey, Ataturk. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Great Estates of Scotland [#102H] Kincardine The 70-room Kincardine Castle is home to only two people, Andrew and Nicky Bradford. In a little over a century, the castle and its surrounding 3,000-acre estate have gone from being a trifling extravagance for its fabulously rich owners to presenting a passionate but ongoing struggle to keep it afloat for its present-day occupants. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#218H] Rocket Jaw: Rescuer of the Reef While checking out how coral reefs are formed, the Wild Kratts discover that Zach and Donita have sent robotic Parrotfish to collect coral to make jewelry. Martin and Chris must use the power of the greatest hunters of the reef to stop this evil plot. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#221H] Breakfast Club/Dr. O: Party Time, Excellent The Breakfast Club - Delivery Debbie goes undercover to stop a group of villains. Curriculum: hundreds chart, odd and even numbers, greater/less than, two-digit numbers, place value. Dr. O: Party Time, Excellent - When Olympia finds out Dr. O is leaving, she struggles to throw the best goodbye party ever. Curriculum: money, subtraction. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#101H] Zero Effect/Bad Luck Bears * Zero Effect - Olive and Otto must stop zeroes from disappearing before the missing zeroes destroy the town... and Otto turns into a baby. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; place value.
    * Bad Luck Bears - When odd things start happening to the Bears basketball team, Olive and Otto must set things straight before the big game. Curriculum: Number operations; addition problems with different addend combinations.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1708H] The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences * The Director's Cut - After meeting his hero, Hollywood director Tufton Sinclair, George is inspired to make a movie of his own, but he doesn't seem to be getting his own way in it.
    * Crime and Consequences - When George accidentally breaks the class's prize woodworking project, Binky gets unfairly blamed. Will George come clean to Principal Haney? Or will he let Binky take the fall?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1709H] Caught in the Crosswires/Framed * Caught in the Crosswires - Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star! But when Muffy's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realistic as she thought?
    * Framed! - Buster has just won the best young artist award at the Elwood City Arts Festival. Sensing his work might be worth something someday, Muffy hires Buster to paint her portrait. But can Buster satisfy his critical client?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#603H] Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat/Grandpa Bernie Cleans Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat: No cat is stronger than a Bookbot... unless the Bookbots are out of shape! And with little crime to fight, our heroes have become just that. Will they be able to get fit in time to stop a new literacy-loathing villain on the rise? Vocabulary: (E) fitness, in shape, lazy, sluggish, strength. Grandpa Bernie Cleans Up: When the dogs join Helen and T.D. to clean Grandpa Bernie's garage, they meet Candy, an elderly dog who claims she was bit by a ball from outer space! As Bernie's trash becomes T.D. 's treasure, Martha and Skits dig through Candy's yard for the truth behind the fanged space ball. Vocabulary: (E) achey, elderly, mobility, vigor, youthful. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Great British Baking Show [#303H] Bread See how the remaining 10 bakers prepare to brave bread, including quick breads in the Signature challenge. The Technical calls for baguettes. For the Showstopper, the bakers must create edible 3D bread sculptures. Who will rise to the occasion? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great British Baking Show [#304H] Desserts View the stiff competition among nine remaining bakers. The Signature challenge is a French classic: creme brulee. In the Technical, bakers take on spanische windtorte. In the Showstopper, they must bake three faultless cheesecakes, then layer them. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3706H] Chenies Manor 1 duration 58:11   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#207H] Our People, Our Traditions In this episode we learn about the ancestors of three celebrated Americans who not only share a Jewish heritage, but a history of perseverance in the face of withering opposition. Tony Kushner delves into the history of the Holocaust to discover his ancestors' fate; Carole King learns the origins of her family name and confronts the reality of the discrimination her ancestors faced in America; and Alan Dershowitz finds out that the first Hassidic synagogue in Brooklyn, started by his great-grandfather, played a secret role in WWII. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at The White House [#2202H] Hear interpretations of the music of Ray Charles, using his own big-band musical arrangements, by renowned as well as up-and-coming artists. The performance, a White House partnership with the Smithsonian, airs from the East Room. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1203H] Finding Contentment In Oakland, Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington tells a story of fleeing his comfort zone and moving to Japan, where he found an unexpected teacher and an unexpected calling when he accidentally bought dog food for dinner one night. Santa Cruz Guitar founder Richard Hoover shares his philosophy of teaching and service and leads the road-trippers into Santa Cruz's misty, magical redwood forest. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#406H] Tampa Bay, Florida - Cuban Cuisine and Swimming with Sharks This time around, Colleen and her girls head to Tampa Bay, Florida for some family fun in the sun. They get a taste of Tampa's Cuban cuisine and explore some of the local Cuban history. Seeking a few thrills, they also visit the famous Busch Gardens Theme Park, check out the haunted Tampa Theater, and even swim with sharks at the Florida Aquarium. duration 26:46   TVG
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