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KQED Plus: Friday, September 15, 2017

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

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Friday, September 15, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    The 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
  • 2:00 am
    The 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
  • 3:00 am
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3706H] Chenies Manor 1 duration 58:11   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4194] Tavis talks with jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater about her new project Memphis: Yes, I'm Ready and with blues quintet Southern Avenue about their latest album and summer tour. Then, the band performs Don't Give Up in their national television debut. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1616H] Italian with Ease Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making semolina gnocchi at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of balsamic vinegar. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Italian sausage with grapes and balsamic vinegar. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#607H] Soul of the South Sara travels to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the legendary fried chicken of Martha Lou Gadsden of Martha Lou's Kitchen. Then she travels to Boone Plantation to learn how African American cooks have shaped Southern cooking since the days of slavery. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. Recipes: Martha Lou's southern fried chicken, Red beans and rice soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#506H] Entertaining for a Crowd Salute the Arabian Gulf's world-class hospitality as Martha prepares flavor-packed favorites fit for a crowd. The menu features chicken kabsa, stuffed cabbage and spiced lamb chops, orzo risotto with wild mushrooms, and a sweet cake called kumajj. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#317] Vegetarian Favorites It's a vegetarian feast, starting with a classic French potato pie filled with shallots, swiss cheese and a hearty dose of fresh herbs. Then it's a dessert that is both healthy and decadent. Recipes: Alsatian Potato Pie, Chocolate Quinoa Mousse duration 28:45   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1614H] Food Hour: The Story of Beef The tradition of eating beef has passed down generations to become an integral part for many of our regular diets. By providing precious protein, and packed with fatty calories, beef has come to be regarded as an important ingredient for human survival. Along with fellow presenters sharing delicacies from around the globe, this informative and entertaining episode joins Kate Comer on a voyage to discover the extraordinary journey behind the world's favorite red meat. The story of beef would not be complete without seeing Zay Harding attempt to eat a 72-ounce steak. duration 56:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Job Centered Learning Many economist, business owners, and labor leaders have raised alarm about a rising skills gap in the United States between the jobs that are available and those with the skills needed to fill them. Job Centered Learning, a very timely film, takes a critical look at the wide range of career education some high schools are offering as a way of both closing this gap as well as making education more meaningful and relevant for students. duration 57:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    India - Nature's Wonderland [#101H] Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Experience a ritual tiger dance and see lions, elephants and India's only ape - the hoolock gibbon. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23194H] (original air date 9/14/2017) We begin with Maria Sharapova. She is a five-time Grand Slam tennis champion and author of a new memoir, "Unstoppable: My Life So Far."
    *We continue with Will Dean, co-founder and C.E.O. of Tough Mudder.
    *We conclude with part four of Charlie's conversation with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#612H] Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's Local diners enjoy the fragrant Afghani spices and hearty portions served at Helmand Palace in San Francisco; the Mexican food at El Huarache Loco, a unique dining spot found at the Alemany Farmers' Markets and at "Off the Grid"; and Izzy's Steaks and Chops, a San Francisco tradition for the past 25 years. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#114H] Summer Squash In this special episode, Joanne takes us on a visit to her longtime friend and mentor Alice Water's Edible Schoolyard Project. We'll see what kind of work Alice is doing to give back to children, along with learning alongside Joanne's student how to make a fresh Farmer's Market Risotto with Squash Blossoms and Halibut Skewers with Pistachio-Mint Salsa. Recipes: Farmer's Market Risotto with Squash Blossoms, Grilled Halibut with Squash Ribbons, Pistachio-mint Salsa Student: Ali Levesque. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#109H] Taste Bud Temptations Classic French cuisine didn't include raw fish when Jacques was growing up, but now both he and his wife Gloria indulge their appreciation for the natural delicacy with his first recipe of tuna tartare with bagel chips and radishes. Tuna makes a second appearance on the show in the canned version when Jacques combines four simple ingredients to make tuna mascarpone cream, a perfect party appetizer. Jacques then prepares a Spanish tortilla in a step-by-step demonstration, a piece de resistance for any brunch menu. Jacques' granddaughter Shorey stops by to help make a strawberry confiture and a velvety caramelized pear custard. The perfect way to end the meal! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#803H] France's Loire: Chateau Country Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative chateaux. Home-basing in Amboise, we visit four unique castles: elegant Chenonceau, massive Chambord, stately Cheverny, and fragrant Villandry. Along the way, we tour Leonardo's home, feed hunting dogs, enjoy the local cuisine, and savor a princely garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Ultimate Restorations [#107H] The Illions Supreme Carousel: A Rare Masterpiece The Illions Supreme was once the largest and most spectacular carousel from renowned master carver Marcus Charles Illions, with individual horses valued in the millions today. Incredibly, its provenance faded away under weather and cheap paint and it languished in storage for almost 60 years. Piecing it back together requires engineers and artists alike, but the results are breathtaking. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#217H] Road Runner Koki wants to leave the Sonoran Desert to resupply the Tortuga, but Chris and Martin don't want to go until they track down a mysterious lizard. But they'll need the help - and powers - of their friend the Road Runner. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#102H] Soundcheck/Double Trouble * Soundcheck - Olive and Otto must figure out how and why things are disappearing around town when all Otto wants to do is listen to a song by his favorite band, Soundcheck. Curriculum: Number operations; subtraction..
    * Double Trouble - Debbie from Debbie's Pizzeria has doubled... not once, but twice, creating four Debbies! When one of the four Debbies goes missing, Olive and Otto need to find her. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; doubling.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#103H] Crime at Shapely Manor Crime at Shapely Manor - Olive and Otto are sent to Shapely Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people. Curriculum: Geometry. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1710H] Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze * Binky's Music Madness - Everyone loves the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a funky experimental music group that's touring around Elwood City. Everyone that is, except Binky. A musical purist, Binky thinks their nontraditional sound is just a bunch of noise and sets out to prove it. Will Binky succeed, or is he headed for treble?
    * Brain Freeze - A new ice cream shop has just opened up across the block. With whimsical flavor names, futuristic furniture, and a cute mascot named Puk Puk, Yumbobo is threatening to put Brain's shop out of business.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1607H] Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder * Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
    * Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#604H] Thou Callest Me A Dog/Martha's Paper Chase Thou Callest Me a Dog: A dog speaking Shakespeare? 'Tis a consumation devoutly to be wished and achieved when Martha swallows Hamlet. Never was a dog's desire for meat so artfully expressed. Vocabulary: (E) dialogue, director, monologue, producer, soliloquy. Martha's Paper Chase: It's the Town Crier deadline and Carolina needs a headline. Hot on the trail for a story, and a biscuit, Senior Canine Reporter Martha stumbles into a scoop that screams front page: the whereabouts of Big Minnie. But is exposing Minnie's privacy worth the story? Vocabulary: (E) confirm, feature, integrity, topic, verify. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Doc Martin [#402Z] Uneasy Lies The Head Martin struggles to deal with the news of Louisa's pregnancy. But Louisa is adamant that she does not want Martin involved. She is hired to teach at the local school, but the Headmaster is acting strangely. He has an arm that rises up into the air without him seeming to notice it! The Headmaster comes to see Martin about his constipation, but starts acting in a paranoid manner. Martin notices his strange physical behavior for the first time, but before he can complete his examination, the Headmaster rushes from the Surgery. At the hospital for a routine check-up, Louisa discovers that Edith is going to be her doctor. She also learns something about Martin and Edith's relationship during medical school that shocks her. Upon returning to school, Louisa discovers that the Headmaster has taken her pupils down to the treacherous rock pools of Roscarrock Cove for a nature walk. She alerts Martin and he rushes there to try and save the children. duration 46:08   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:50 pm
    Inspector George Gently [#504H] Son of a Gun Following an armed robbery, Gently seeks to find the armed gang and bring them to justice before more innocent people are shot. duration 1:28:50   STEREO TVG
  • 9:22 pm
    Coroner [#107H] The Salcombe Selkie On a misty morning at the beach, a teenage girl emerges from the sea. Peter and Molly return home from visiting the grave of their daughter Leah and are stunned to find her standing alive and well in their driveway. At the cemetery, Jane and Clint discuss Leah's remarkable return; though they now have unanswered questions about the identity of the person buried in her grave. Jane talks to pathologist George, who blames the mistaken identification on the stress of his wife's IVF treatment at the time. Later Jane learns from Davey that Leah is suffering from a form of amnesia and from the marks on her wrists he thinks someone held her against her will. At her welcome home party Leah has a heated row with her godfather Tim, and then tells Jane and Davey that she recognises a painting on the wall - similar to one she saw when she was held captive. Suddenly, they have a lead... duration 45:23   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:10 pm
    Coroner [#108H] Napoleon's Violin Donald Sidwell, an aristocratic, elderly gentleman, races home in his vintage car to Sidwell Hall and attempts to drag his agoraphobic daughter Olivia outside as shock treatment. Meek employee, Terence Brooks, summons the courage to tell him to stop. Later the family, including Olivia's brother Edward and niece Lily, find Donald repeatedly stabbed to death behind a locked door. When Davey and Jane arrive to interview the family, they all claim to have been together when Donald was killed. Local gossip from Jane's Mum, Judith, together with Jane's careful questioning, begin to show the cracks in this family's story. And where is their priceless family heirloom, Napoleon's Violin? duration 44:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Latino Americans [#101H] Foreigners In Their Own Land Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848. duration 55:48   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#205H] Ian Hunter and Joe Elliott Joe Elliot, best known as the lead singer and frontman of the legendary rock band Def Leppard is used to being on the receiving end of interviews. In this episode of "Speakeasy" the tables have turned and Elliot is the one asking the questions of famed singer/songwriter Ian Hunter. Elliot first met Hunter in 1977, when he snuck backstage at a festival in Europe. It was not until years later that they would form a bond and friendship that would endure. Hunter first achieved commercial success as the lead singer of English rock band Mott the Hoople before continuing his career as a solo artist. In this intimate conversation, the duo speak about the power of music, the resurgence of vinyl/box sets, and their respective relationships with David Bowie. duration 56:23   STEREO TVPG
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