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KQED Plus: Monday, September 25, 2017

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

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Monday, September 25, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Journeys In India [#213H] South India: Land of Superlatives Two of the greatest ancient monuments in the world are in South India-Hampi and Konark. These two wonders of the world were lost to the west, but now are at the top of many bucket lists. Join Bill as he takes the veil off these two incredible achievements of man. duration 26:41   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#113H] Zom-Bees Mark Siddall, parasitologist and curator at the American Museum of Natural History talks the science and history of both real and fictional zombies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Nova [#4411H] Eclipse Over America Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Castles: Britain's Fortified History [#103H] Defense of the Realm How castle ruins took on a unique appeal, embodying a nostalgia for an age of chivalry. duration 50:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Tyrus Wong: American Masters [#3102H] Discover the art, life and enduring impact of Tyrus Wong, the renowned Chinese-American painter behind Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause, via new and never-before-seen interviews, movie clips and art. Wong once exhibited with Picasso and Matisse. duration 1:26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Richard M. Sherman: Songs of a Lifetime Richard Sherman: Songs of a Lifetime celebrates the legendary songwriter, who along with his brother, Bob composed some of the most beloved Disney soundtracks of all time. Featuring performances of classic songs from Mary Poppins, Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and more by Sherman, Broadway's Mary Poppins Ashley Brown, Juliana Hansen, and Wesley Alfvin. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#705H] Eleuthera The longest islands of The Bahamas, steeped in history culture and beauty, from the famous visual Glass Window Bridge between the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean to historic Spanish Wells and quaint Harbor Island. In this episode, travel the length of the island with Mirissa Neff and learn that while it seems like different worlds between Eleuthera, Harbor Islands and Spanish Wells, it's the people that collectively have one voice and are connected in the island's culture. duration 26:50   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4200] Tavis talks with Rev. Dr. Willam J. Barber and Rev. Jim Wallis about organizing and rising up against what they are calling "A Gospel of Greed". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4199] Tavis talks with Congressman Steve Cohen about his plans to file Articles of Impeachment against President Trump and with Sonequa Martin-Green about her seminal lead role in television's Star Trek: Discovery. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1622H] Country Ribs and Corn Muffins Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate sweet and tangy grilled country-style pork ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews laundry stain removers in the Equipment Corner. Next, host Christopher Kimball answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Chris how to make the best savory corn muffins at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#217H] Carnivores Unite! We get it: most of America runs on beef, pork and chicken. So today, Sara's got meat and lots of it. Sara marries the juicy burger marries with Korean barbecue for her special Korean Burgers. She'll even show you how to grind your own meat, no special tools needed. Hey "porkitarians," Buttermilk-Fried Pork Chops have two great things going for them - they're super juicy on the inside, extra crispy on the outside. And you'll love Sara's Polenta Lasagna - with crispy polenta cakes in place of traditional noodles, it's even easier and much quicker to make. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#504H] Celebration Cakes Mark a special celebration with a homemade cake. Martha makes three easy-to-prepare layer cakes: a sprinkle cake, a fanciful hedgehog cake with meringue spikes, and her daughter Alexis' coconut-covered heart cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#323] Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 1) Chef Keller asks his chef friends to create their favorite sandwiches. Chef Vincent Poussel of the famed Auerole restaurant in Las Vegas makes an unforgettable ham and cheese with home-cured ham on kalamata olive bread. Two-star Michelin Chef Julian Serrano uses chorizo and saffron aioli to spice up an egg sandwich. Recipes: Home-Cured Ham and Cheese on Kalamata Olive Bread, Fried-Egg Sandwich with Chorizo, Padron Peppers and Saffron Aioli duration 25:08   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1623H] Tough Trains: India's Independence Railroads In this episode of Tough Trains, Zay Harding takes on an epic journey across one of the world's biggest railway networks. These railways were built during the 19th century by the British to move troops and raw materials across the land, and ultimately played a role in the independence of the country a century later. The railway tracks are some of the oldest and longest you'll find anywhere in the world, and train travel doesn't get any tougher than this in a country with a population of over 1.2 billion. Indian Railways operations cover 29 states and seven union territories. It's now the world's fourth largest railway network, comprising 71,000 miles of track over a route of 40,000 miles. duration 57:25   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Rise of the Black Pharaohs Around 800 BC, Kush, a little-known subject state of Egypt, rose up and conquered Egypt, enthroned its own Pharaohs and ruled for nearly 100 years. This unlikely chapter of history has been buried by the Egyptians and was belittled by early archaeologists, who refused to believe that dark-skinned Africans could have risen so high. Now, in the heart of Sudan, archeologists are finding indisputable evidence of an advanced African society with powerful armies, vast reach and spiritually-driven imperial aspirations to rival the Egyptians'. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Man & Beast with Martin Clunes [#102H] In episode two, Martin examines pet ownership in Japan, meets the owners of small birds called bubuls in Thailand, and joins in swan-upping on the Thames. duration 46:01   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23200H] (original air date 9/22/2017) A look at the week in politics with Mike Allen, co-founder of the news service Axios.
    *We conclude with musicians Pharrell Williams and Dave Matthews discussing Sunday's Concert for Charlottesville.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1004H] OI-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant From Chinese and puebla-style to classic comfort food, this week's guests invite Bay Area diners to Oi-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant. Will they agree on their favorite eateries? Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 25:51   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#203H] Salads Joanne loves salads because the possible combinations of ingredients are endless. Today she's going to think outside the bowl with salads. Joanne and her team will go to La Nebbia, a prosciutteria in San Francisco, and Green String Farm with Bob Canard in Sonoma, California. With her student Lila in tow, they'll make an amazing PLT salad with prosciutto, mixed greens, and croutons, and a smoked black cod and apple slaw. So, join them as they get creative with salads. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#121H] Light As Air Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#809H] Amsterdam Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, traditional and modern. Filled with history and happy-go-lucky, it's a delight to explore. Uniquely entertaining Amsterdam shows us Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffeeshops - all under tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craft In America [#802H] Nature This episode celebrates the beauty, inspiration, and future of the American landscape. Featured artists include Patrick Dougherty, Mary Merkel-Hess, Michelle Holzapfel, Catherine Alice Michaelis, and Preston Singletary. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#127] Zig-Zagged Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage." duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#114] The Jackies/Invasion of the Body Switchers The Jackies - Ms. O and her team will stop at nothing to win their very first Jackie Award. Curriculum: Greater than and less than. Invasion of the Body Switchers - When Ms. O and Oscar accidentally switch bodies, Olive and Otto must set things right before the entire Odd Squad team finds out what happened. Curriculum: Geometry. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#115] The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away The Odd Antidote - When Ms. O has bizarre side effects after being sprayed by a weird plant, Olive and Otto must travel around town finding the correct measurements of the ingredients for the medicine to cure her, all while keeping Ms. O's condition a secret from her. Curriculum: Measuring, comparison. The One that Got Away - The only thing that can bring Ms. O's old partner O'Donahue out of retirement is the very thing that put him there in the first place: a mysterious villain and a case that's gone unsolved for years. Curriculum: Number operations; greater than and less than. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1106] The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools * The Making of Arthur - Matt Damon guest-stars in animated form as the host of a new series, "Postcards from You." When the Oscar # winning star puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, he sets off a frantic rush among Arthur and his gang to film their lives. Could the experiences of kids in Elwood City really interest a television audience? They'll have to wait and see if Matt Damon thinks so. (Note:This episode promotes the real "Postcards from You" initiative that encourages kids around the country to make their own videos.)
    * Dancing Fools - Mrs. Molina is a teaching a dance class for kids. The class creates the opportunity for some unlikely dance pairings - Muffy and Binky, D.W. and the Tibbles, and, the most unlikely of all, Francine and George. Will the two survive the dance class? Or, could they possibly emerge as the next Fred and Ginger?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1108] Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real * Francine's Pilfered Paper - Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday! Instead of despairing like her friends, Francine finds the perfect Web site for her research, which she happily copies and pastes in a matter of minutes for her entire report. There's nothing wrong with that....is there?
    * Buster Gets Real - Everyone loves the new "Top Supermarket" reality series on TV - everyone except Arthur. So when Buster stops watching Bionic Bunny to watch this popular new show, Arthur fears their friendship is over.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#507H] Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#155H] The Alchemist's Secret Professor Ambrose (James Laurenson) goes to see his old friend Father Brown (Mark Williams) to ask for help - he's been followed ever since he came into possession of the diary of the university's architect. It claims that the location of the alchemist's secret is hidden in a riddle - the key to the lock to the door. Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) and Bunty (Emer Kenny) accompany them to Gloucester University where Principal Malcolm (Danny Webb) allows student Timothy (Richard Southgate) to borrow a ceremonial key. When the absent minded Professor goes missing, Father Brown sees if he's with Timothy. He's saddened to find Timothy's body in his bedroom, his head bashed in with a polo mallet. When the key that Timothy took turns up in the Professor's room, Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) arrests him for murder, leaving Father Brown determined to prove his innocence. duration 59:05   STEREO TVG
  • 7:48 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4429H] Breathless, Part 2 A procedure goes wrong for Otto, Charlie, and Jean. Richard meets an old friend. Elizabeth and Mulligan meet for a showdown. Angela and Otto have an out-of-town trip with a chaperone. Charlie has a close call. A forgotten incident keeps rearing its menacing head. Stars Jack Davenport, Zoe Boyle, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Natasha Little, Oliver Chris, Joanna Page and Shaun Dingwall. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14
  • 9:16 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#124H] By The Southern Cross When Doctor Blake investigates the death of a student leader at the Eureka Memorial site, he uncovers quite a few political and family tensions. duration 59:57   STEREO
  • 10:17 pm
    Bletchley Circle, The [#101H] Susan, noticing a pattern in a string of London murders, contacts her old friends from Bletchley - Millie, Lucy and Jean - to try to identify the killer. Treating the crimes like a code to be cracked, the women gather all available information and evidence and then, through a sequence of clever deductions, determine how the killer is finding his victims and where a missing girl must have been abducted. Can they reach her before the killer claims his fifth victim? duration 54:11   SRND51 TV14
  • 11:15 pm
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#120] Shy Ballerina Dr Watson's hat is found at the scene of a murder, leading Lestrade to suspect him of having killed a diplomat lately returned from Saint Petersburg. A Russian ballet dancer and a composer are also suspects, but Holmes unmasks the real murderer. duration 25:59   TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1203H] Lady Antebellum The multi-platinum trio performs at the historic United Palace in Washington Heights. Surrounded by the rococo detail of the vaudeville theater-turned-church and cultural center, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood keep fans on their feet for their fourteen-song set that covers both their catalog of smash singles ("Need You Now," "Love Don't Live Here Anymore") and songs from their upcoming album, HEART BREAK, even adding a horn section for their funky new single "You Look Good." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
Monday, September 25, 2017

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