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KQED Plus: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1202H] OneRepublic OneRepublic creates an avalanche of fans in Park City, Utah as they descend onstage for an epic show of their greatest hits, as well as new music from their latest release, Oh My My. Their set includes fan favorites "Apologize," "Good Life," "Counting Stars," and an electric closing with "If I Love Myself." A taste of their new music included a powerful rendition of "Kids" and "Let's Hurt Tonight." OneRepublic's lead singer Ryan Tedder talks to the audience throughout the set, reflecting on his love of film and the special significance of performing during Sundance. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#154H] The Lepidopterist's Companion As Father Brown (Mark Williams) approaches Kembleford's mobile library, Ada (Holly Bodimeade) emerges to ask for help. Margaret (Elizabeth Berrington) lies under a pile of books, pinned beneath a metal shelving unit. Father Brown is relieved to find that she's still alive. With Margaret now safe in bed, Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) insists that she help in the mobile library until Margaret's better. Her husband Graham (Andrew Greenough) shows them out through his photography shop, bumping into his scruffy assistant Lewis (Thomas Pickles). Later Lewis tells Father Brown that he has a secret in the confessional, before running out. That night Graham and Margaret are woken by crashing below. Downstairs, Graham swings a cricket bat in the dark and it connects with a sickening thud. When he turns the lights on, Lewis lies at his feet, dead. Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) believes it's reasonable self-defence but Father Brown suspects it's not quite that simple... duration 59:37   STEREO TVG
  • 1:48 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4428H] Breathless, Part 1 Jack Davenport stars as a brilliant London surgeon in 1961, when doctors were treated like gods and acted the part. Also starring in this stylish story of a dark secret amid the complexities of the sexual revolution are Zoe Boyle, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Natasha Little, Oliver Chris, Joanna Page and Shaun Dingwall.
    In this episode: Otto, a surgeon married to Elizabeth, has eyes for new nurse Angela. Angela's sister, Jean, is engaged to Otto's colleague Richard. Inspector Mulligan snoops around. Jean and Richard's marriage gets off to a rocky start. Otto makes a breakthrough with Angela. Mulligan gives Elizabeth a menacing message.
    duration 1:26:11   STEREO TV14
  • 3:16 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#123H] This Time and This Place When a social worker is murdered on Bonfire Night, suspicion immediately turns to an Aboriginal teen. But as Doctor Blake investigates he finds there was more than one person in attendance with murder in their heart. duration 59:44   STEREO
  • 4:20 am
    Prime Suspect: Tennison On Masterpiece [#4734] Jane is faced with several harsh realities in both her professional and personal life. The investigations around the murder of Julie Ann Collins and the robbery plan of the Bentley family come to a head. duration 1:39:21   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4196] Tavis talks with Senator Bernie Sanders about expanding medicare and his latest book Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4195] Tavis talks with iconic actor Ed Asner about his career and political activism. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1618H] Ultimate Chinese Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate mu shu pork at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews rice cookers in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best crispy orange beef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#214H] Mi Famiglia: Italian Family Style with Giuseppe Fanelli Guiseppe Fanelli is the chef of one of Sara's favorite Italian restaurants, Tre Dici, and today he shares home-style Italian recipes like Bruschetta al Tonno - a simple and delicious tuna bruschetta. His Agnello Scottadito with Heirloom Tomato Salad mixes tender lamb with the freshness of a homegrown tomato salad. And of course, there's pasta. This has Pesto, String Beans and Potatoes. Bellissimo! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#502H] Danish Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#319] Coq Au Vin From Chef Keller's classic repertoire comes Coq au Vin, the signature dish of many French bistros which is braised in rich red wine along with mushrooms and onions. Dessert is another classic: a Mille-feuille (Napoleon) layered with pastry cream, berries, and some delicate puff pastry. Recipes: Coq au Vin, Mille-feuille (Napoleon) duration 28:36   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#505H] Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season on every religious and social calendar. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua and Lago de Atitlan and discovers that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition, at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture. In addition, the communal creation of hundreds of beautiful alfombras -- flower-strewn, multi-colored "carpets" -- that line the streets in front of the religious processions is something to behold. The pomp, color, emotion and devout expression all combine to create an once-in-a-lifetime travel experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Curious Traveler [#208H] Curious Oslo Why are you encouraged to walk on the rooftop of the Oslo Opera House? Why did Vikings live here, and why are their ships shaped like that? Why was the Oslo National Theatre built, and what's that secret staircase? What is the troll legend, and why did it happen here? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#303H] In Search of Freedom Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom, and how each of these cultural trailblazers gains a new understanding of how they fit into this proud trajectory. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4412H] Death Dive to Saturn For over a decade, the Cassini space probe has been sending dazzling images of Saturn's breathtaking rings and mysterious moons. Join NOVA on a suspenseful ride during Cassini's final hours as it dives into Saturn's atmosphere. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23196H] (original air date 9/18/2017) A discussion about key issues in this week's United Nations' General Assembly. Charlie is joined by Nicholas Burns, professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News.
    *We conclude with Ray Dalio, chairman and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates. He's also the author a new book, "Principles: Life and Work."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1215H] Martins West Pub, Red Tavern, August (1) Five First we visit a Scottish-themed farm-to-table eatery at Martins West Pub in Redwood City. Then a family-gathering place with hearty portions of Russian cuisine at Red Tavern in the Richmond District, SF. And lastly, a contemporary twist on Indian fare with inventive California cocktails at August (1) Five in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#206H] Crowd Pleasers Joanne creates a meal fit for guests, starting with a Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint that looks as great as it tastes. She teaches her student, Jack, the key to making light and flavorful meatballs perfect for Rigatoni in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, and they toast the meal with a grown up Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Recipes: Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint, Rigatoni with Ricotta Meatballs in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Student: Jack Cohen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#120H] Souper Soups for Supper Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#805H] The Best of Israel We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion - Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. We then visit cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, with its in-love-with-life beaches; ponder the sad fortress of Masada; and join pilgrims at biblical sights around the Sea of Galilee. We'll also pay our respects at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, drop into an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood, and savor the local cuisine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1717H] Seattle, Hour Two It wouldn't be a visit to Seattle without a ride up the Space Needle! Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry visit the tower to talk about World's Fair posters. Seattle's discoveries run the gamut with a circa 1964 "Star Trek" script and pitch letter; a Civil War dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends valued at $10,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#222] Skunked! When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#106H] Blob on the Job/Party of 5,4,3,2,1 * Blob on the Job - When a blob gets loose in Odd Squad headquarters, Olive and Otto compete against rival agents to catch it first. Curriculum: Measurement; capacity.
    * Party of 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 - When people in town can no longer count down, Olive and Otto must uncover who is causing the problem and why. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; deductive reasoning.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#107H] Oscar and the Oscarbots/Picture Day * Oscar and the Oscarbots - When several of Oscar's Oscarbots (robots made in his own image) become lost in town, Olive and Otto must help him find them. Curriculum: Reading, writing and representing numbers; number sense.
    * Picture Day - Otto and Olive must figure out why people in town are becoming plaid and striped. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; patterns.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1610] So Funny I Forgot to Laugh/The Best Day Ever So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur thinks his jokes about Sue Ellen's new sweater are all in good fun but Sue Ellen's feelings are hurt. Has Arthur become...a bully? The Best Day Ever - It's a beautiful afternoon and everyone is reminiscing about their "best days." Everyone, that is, except Arthur. Is it possible he doesn't have one? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1201] Is That Kosher/Never Never Never * Is that Kosher? - Joan Rivers lends her voice as Francine's sharp-tongued grandma, Bubba, in this episode about family traditions and communal celebration. Francine's convinced that she can fast on Yom Kippur just like her older sister. But then Arthur wins a free pizza party for all his friends for that very same day! Will Francine be able to resist? With Bubba's help, Francine learns that there's more to the special holiday than making it through a fast.
    * Never, Never, Never - Since Grandma Thora gives D.W. so many gifts, it must mean she really loves her, right? When D.W.'s extra toys fall into the hands of the destructive Tibble twins, she worries that no one loves her anymore - until Arthur comes to the rescue and proves that giving gifts isn't the only way of showing you care.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#503H] The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. Never Forget to Remember - It's the first day of spring and everybody wants to play their favorite outdoor game, Kickup! Only, where's the ball? In order to find it, the kids recount their memories of the last game. The problem is, everybody remembers things differently... Vocabulary: (E) certain, specific, sure, detail(s), previously. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special Join Alastair Bruce, historical advisor to Downton Abbey, as he reveals the secrets of how the aristocratic set dined and dressed, how they married and made money, how they interacted with the servants, and above all why they behaved as they did in 1900s Britain. Includes revealing interviews with leading cast members, including Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, and many others! duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    More Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special Return to the world of manners with Alastair Bruce, "Downton Abbey's" historical advisor. With interviews with cast members like Hugh Bonneville and Michelle Dockery, the program navigates the social protocol of aristocrats and servants in the 1920s. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Mercy Street [#206H] House of Bondage After Antietam, the Greens suffer a setback and Pinkerton's inquiry heats up. Foster and Samuel visit Foster's family plantation, where they intervene in a difficult labor. The hospital staff unites to oust their chief. Mary's condition worsens. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14-L
  • 10:00 pm
    Forsyte Saga, The [#111H] Episode 11 Jon and Fleur meet at Robin Hill and Fleur relates their parents' history. Jolyon is still very ill and Annette is still having an affair. Fleur realizes she may have to break with Jon; her father presses her to marry Michael Mont. duration 53:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:57 pm
    Forsyte Saga, The [#112H] Episode 12 Irene, who has told her son Jon about her relationship with Soames, wants to thwart Jon and Fleur's love affair. When Soames and Irene meet again, he recounts their history in a threatening manner. Jon tells Fleur it's over. duration 53:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Red Dot on the Ocean: The Matthew Rutherford Story Once labeled a "youth-at-risk," 30-year-old Matt Rutherford risked it all in an attempt to become the first person to sail alone, and nonstop around North and South America. This documentary tells the story of Matt's death-defying voyage and the childhood odyssey that shaped him.
    Matt Rutherford's childhood was fraught with obstacles. He grew up in an obscure Christian cult, struggled with ADHD and learning disabilities, went to drug rehab at the age of 13, and lived on the streets and in juvenile detention. While attending a special high school, Matt discovered that he actually liked to learn and developed a passion to see the world.
    After graduating, Matt taught himself how to sail. He crossed the Atlantic alone to Europe, sailed south to Africa, and then came back across the Atlantic. Along the way he read about Ernest Shackleton and other Arctic explorers, and became obsessed with sailing the Northwest Passage - the once impassable ice-clogged waterway that links the North Atlantic and the Pacific.
    In June 2011, Matt departed Annapolis, Md., on an old, scrappy 27-foot sailboat. He spent the next 309 days alone at sea braving the icebergs of the Arctic and the treacherous waters of Cape Horn off the coast of southern Chile. Before he embarked on his solo voyage, professional sailors called him crazy and declared his proposed 27,000-mile journey "a suicide mission." But Rutherford proved them wrong. He brought back remarkable video footage as seen in the film and audio logs, raised $120,000 for charity, and entered the record books.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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