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KQED Plus: Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Saturday, September 23, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#206H] Robbie Robertson and Warren Zanes Guitar aficionado and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Robbie Robertson is interviewed by Warren Zanes in this episode of Speakeasy. Robertson rose to fame as the lead guitarist and primary songwriter for The Band and later released five solo albums. His solo debut, Robbie Robertson, was nominated for a Grammy Award and was certified gold in the United States in 1991. Southern Accents, Robertson's third solo album was certified platinum in the United States six months after its release. Rolling Stone ranks him as number 59 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists and he has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Songwriters. Zanes has had his hand in almost every aspect of the music industry. As a performer he has released three records with the Del Fuegos and three as a solo artist. He has been the Vice President and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and a writer. The pair discuss touring with Bob Dylan, the narrative quality of Robbie's material, and his forthcoming memoir, The Last Waltz. duration 56:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#403Z] Perish Together As Fools Martin is shocked to find Louisa and Aunt Joan knocking at his door before his office has opened. Louisa has had a medical scare and wants Martin's reassurance that everything is fine. P.C. Penhale, still officially the world's worst policeman, has an unexpected visitor - his older brother Sam. Martin notices that Sam has some problems with his memory and co-ordination. It's probably just a virus, but when Martin takes Sam's family history, he decides there is a very small possibility that Sam has a rare genetic disease. It turns out that Martin diagnoses a different illness that will change Penhale's opinion of his brother forever. duration 46:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:50 am
    Inspector George Gently [#101H] George Gently Chief Inspector George Gently takes on one last case before retiring, following the murder of his wife. The case involves the death of a young biker in the North East of England, and interests Gently as it has attracted the attention of Joe Webster -- his nemesis and the man responsible for the death of his wife. Gently enlists the aid of ambitious policeman, John Bacchus, to solve the case, but both find themselves up against enemies both within and outside the police force itself. duration 1:28:57   STEREO TVG
  • 3:22 am
    Coroner [#109H] The Deep Freeze When ice cream factory manager Rose finds owner Robert frozen to death in one of his walk-in freezers, Jane and Davey are called in to investigate. Rose is adamant that Robert wouldn't have killed himself as he was in the process of selling up and retiring. Davey questions Robert's beautiful new young wife Christine at her stunning seaside home, why didn't she mention that she went to the factory last night? Christine blames the shock and deflects on to Robert's son Andrew, who only yesterday told Robert to drop dead after his allowance was stopped. Davey is charmed by Christine but Jane is left suspicious. When the post mortem reveals that Robert was sedated before his death, Davey pursues Andrew as his prime suspect. However Jane learns from Rose that both Christine's previous husbands had died under suspicious circumstances - could Jane be dealing with a black widow? duration 45:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:10 am
    Coroner [#110H] Dirty Dancing Judith and Mick get into the spirit of a Latin American dance festival run by Paula Barranco and her much younger Hispanic husband Yordan. Meanwhile Issabella Martinez staggers into a crowd and falls down dead. Jane identifies Issabella as the Cuban guest dancer at the festival. Paula suggests that Issabella's brother Romario identify the body but he finds the idea of a post mortem abhorrent. While at the club that evening, Jane meets Mel, a charming Egyptian doctor who teaches her to dance. Jane is shocked to learn that Issabella's body has been stolen from the mortuary, and when the body is found her stomach has been cut open and drugs have been removed. Issabella's brother is the main suspect but Jane is ever more drawn towards Mel - is this smooth doctor all that he seems? duration 44:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Latino Americans [#102] Empire of Dreams See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wuthering Heights [#101H] Witness Heathcliff and Cathy's fiery romance in this adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel. The adopted gypsy boy Heathcliff finds his soulmate in Cathy, but unable to have her, he seeks vengeance on those who come between them. duration 1:09:30   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:11 am
    Wuthering Heights [#102H] Heathcliff's return to Gimmerton throws Cathy's life with Edgar into turmoil while Hindley becomes another victim of Heathcliff's revenge. Isabella learns that being hated by Heathcliff is better than being loved by him. Will Catherine's courageous spirit free her from Heathcliff's grasp and can he ever find peace? duration 1:08:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:25 am
    Northanger Abbey In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, Felicity Jones plays romance addict Catherine Morland. At a medieval country house that fuels her lurid fantasies, she forms a friendship with Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is cut short. duration 1:32:45   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#111H] Masterclass 1 Paul makes a blackcurrant and licorice Swiss roll, while Mary prepares cherry cake with lemon icing. Paul demonstrates two savory biscuits and Mary shows the correct way to make Florentines. She concludes with miniature coffee and walnut cakes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House [#3615H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Details Make the House Beautiful The kitchen island countertop is installed and the crew starts on a fieldstone wall in the front yard. Wallpaper covers a new secret door in the upstairs foyer. In the basement, Richard checks the finished heating, cooling and ventilation systems. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1515H] Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut An indirect route to solve a hot water problem-Richard helps a father of two make bath time fun again. Tom uses molding to spruce up a dining room in Cincinnati. To infinity and beyond-Kevin welcomes a former NASA astronaut to the barn to talk tools. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3703H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#405Z] Chris Eyre Chris Eyre is an award-winning film director and producer, acclaimed for his intimate focus on the contemporary Native American experience. His debut film, Smoke Signals, caused a sensation at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, where he received the Filmmaker's Trophy and the Audience Award. Since then he has made several films, as well as documentaries for American Experience. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#448H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1303H] Inner World: Music & Brain Health, Acupuncture's Healing Power, Brain Food: Nuts, Healing Moment: Waterfalls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Chef's Life [#208H] Obviously, It's Pecans It's November, y'all, and that means it's busy at Chef and the Farmer. Vivian is feeling the stress of running the restaurant after suspending her sous chef and preparing for her own Thanksgiving feast. She and Ms. Scarlett head to Ms. Scarlett's family farm where they source their pecans and have a run-in with Uncle Dwight's wild boar. On Thanksgiving, dozens of people assemble in Ben and Vivian's Deep Run home. The only thing missing is the Thanksgiving turkey. As Ben puts it, "Sometimes you eat the turkey. Sometimes the turkey eats you. " duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    On The Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! [#101H] Calabria In this episode of "On the Road with Vic Rallo," Vic explores the region of Calabria. He visits the wine making and agricultural museum at Librandi Winery, and sits down and speaks with Carmelo, the owner of Fattoria della Piana, a cooperative cheese factory. The factory not only produces outstanding cheese, but they are also a self-sufficient ecosystem capable of producing their own energy. Then, Vic tries his hand (no pun intended) at milking a cow. Recipes in this episode include bistecca tagliata and a delicious pulpo salad that is made using ingredients caught just a few miles from the kitchen. duration 25:21   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1120H] Cafe Borrone, Yellow Submarine, Morning Due Cafe This time we're ready to take on the Bay Area's rich and abundant cafe culture. First, we visit Menlo Park where savory Italian cuisine and some of the best desserts around are found at Cafe Borrone. Next, we head to San Francisco to a place named after a Beatles tune and where Mom works in the kitchen alongside her sons at The Yellow Submarine. Lastly, still in San Francisco, we visit a small neighborhood establishment that serves up Mediterranean fare all day long at Morning Due Cafe. duration 22:48   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television [#102H] The New Baking In this episode, host Christopher Kimball goes to London's Violet Bakery to visit with rising pastry star Claire Ptak. While there, he learns some of her baking techniques, such as under-whipping egg whites for a lighter cake. Back at Milk Street and in the kitchen, he puts that information to work, making chocolate, prune and rum cake with Milk Street Cook Matthew Card. Next up is Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce who shows Chris how to make a brown sugar tart with their foolproof single-crust pie dough. The show ends with Chris explaining how a Japanese baking technique coupled with a cornstarch paste ended his 30-year search for a prebaked pie crust that won't slump in the pan. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#210H] Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal By adding a few key Mexican ingredients to what you'd normally find in an all-American pantry and fridge, you get these to-die-for, lip-smacking dishes. Chicken a la Trash; Everyday Green Salad; Impossible Chocoflan. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#110H] Global Gastronomy Jacques brings together culinary treasures from exotic cuisines around the world. He starts in Asia with Japanese-inspired broiled salmon with miso glaze followed by a colorful feast of chirashi sushi. This smorgasbord of seafood is followed by authentic, vibrant South American flavors in an easy-to-follow recipe of grilled chicken tenders with chimichurri. Jacques then takes our taste buds across the Atlantic to Europe for a spirited ending of sabayon with Madeira and grapes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Cook's Country [#911H] Biting Into The Big Easy Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate pork grillades. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Creole seasoning. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for slicing knives. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a regional favorite, New Orleans muffulettas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1617H] French Pork Chops and Bisque Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best French-style pork chops with apples and calvados. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brie. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the ultimate mushroom bisque. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#804H] Paris Side-Trips Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite. We explore Versailles, Europe's palace of palaces; exquisite Vaux le Vicomte; and extravagant Fontainebleau, home to centuries of French rulers. We'll also marvel at the glass and statuary of Chartres cathedral and dine like kings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 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
  • 7:00 pm
    Agatha Christie's Partners In Crime [#103H] The Secret Adversary, Part 3 With Tommy's cover blown, the gang gives him an assignment: steal a file from the Third Floor or risk the life of his young son, George. Tommy gets the file with help from Tuppence. The Beresfords race to foil a plot that threatens the British government. duration 52:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 8:00 pm
    Keeping Up Appearances [#302] Iron Age Remains Hyacinth has forced Richard to participate in a trip to the countryside to look for Iron Age remains. But further cultural excursions are curtailed when Daisy and Onslow report that Rose is behaving in outrageous fashion. duration 29:21   TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    As Time Goes By [#120] Alistair returns from a trip to the US and announces that he has an American TV company interested in their love story as a mini-series. Lionel has very little time to write a treatment before lunching with a production representative. duration 29:11   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Indian Summers On Masterpiece [#4521H] Part Four The viceroy gets a royal welcome. A crucial piece of evidence is missing. Aafrin sends Alice on an urgent errand. Ian gets bad news. duration 54:30   STEREO TV14
  • 9:56 pm
    Indian Summers On Masterpiece [#4522H] Part Five Ralph plays politics at his engagement bash. Eugene tells Cynthia a shocking secret. Adam and his mother make a surprise visit. duration 54:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1704] East of Salinas East of Salinas is a story about immigration, childhood, and circumstance. With little support at home, Salinas, California third grader Jose Ansaldo often turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, once a migrant farm kid himself. Oscar helps Jose imagine a future beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work. But Jose was born in Mexico - and he's on the cusp of understanding the implications of that. As we watch this play out, we begin to understand the cruelty of circumstance - for Jose and many millions of migrant kids like him. East of Salinas asks: What is lost when kids like Jose are denied opportunities? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#401H] Reefs, Ruins, and Revivals: Belize's Melting Pot Belize has a decidedly different history and culture from the rest of Central America. English is the first language of this small nation, reflecting its British ancestry, yet Belize retains deep historic connections among its many residents of Mayan ancestry, and is proud of its strong African roots among the Garifuna people. Belize also has world-class archaeological sites, vast tracts of intact rain forest, and some of the world's richest marine treasures. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#711H] Motel Mirrors Amy Lavere, Will Sexton and John Paul Keith make up this talented trio who each have their own solo career successes. The band is firmly grounded in modern Americana while honoring the best of classic country to create songs best described as timeless: "If you put the needle down and close your eyes, you might mistake yourself for being somewhere else. At another time, in a different town. In a bar, listening to a band of strangers, whose voices are at once, both fleeting and familiar." In this episode, the trio talks about their music influences and performs several sogs including "Best Mistake" and "Suddenly You." duration 25:38   STEREO TVPG
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