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KQED Plus: Monday, October 2, 2017

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Monday, October 2, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#101H] Tanzania: Remote Tribes Join host Richard Wiese in Tanzania, a land renowned for its extraordinary wildlife and more than 100 indigenous tribes. In a remote village, Richard is welcomed into the Iraqw tribe to experience daily life. He explores the Serengeti to witness one of the most incredible events on the planet-the Great Wildebeest Migration. And deep in the bush, he visits the people of the Datoga tribe and joins their festive celebration honoring a village elder. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#201H] Real Life Nanotech Series co-hosts Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by Nadrian C. Seeman, Margaret & Herman Sokol Professor of Chemistry at NYU, and Ruojie Sha, a Post-Doctorate Senior Research Scientist, also at NYU, to discuss nanotechnology as represented - and misrepresented - in the 2015 Marvel film Ant-Man. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Nova [#4102H] Zeppelin Terror Attack Nova reveals the untold story of the biggest flying machines ever made: Germany's war zeppelins, which rained down death on British towns for two and a half terrifying years during World War I. In hands-on experiments, Nova uncovers how the zeppelins were built and flown, and goes inside the desperate scramble to take down the zeppelins and make the streets of Britain safe again. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Real Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes has been described as "the greatest detective who never lived." How has this ever-popular detective influenced modern-day crime-solving, espionage and even space travel? THE REAL SHERLOCK HOLMES reveals the hidden side of Holmes' legacy through exclusive interviews, reconstructions and memorable clips from popular. duration 1:29:01   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Oklahoma City : American Experience [#3001H] Follow the rise of the extremist militia movement, from Ruby Ridge to Waco, that led to the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history the 1995 bombing by Timothy McVeigh that killed 168 people in Oklahoma City. duration 1:55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#604H] Hit Rewind Infinity Hall Live encores some of the best performances from past seasons: Barenaked Ladies - "One Week"; Melissa Etheridge - "Bring Me Some Water"; Rusted Root - "Send Me on My Way"; America - "Horse with No Name"; Cowboy Junkies - "Sweet Jane"; Toad the Wet Sprocket - "All I Want"; Fountains of Wayne - "Stacy's Mom"; Los Lonely Boys - "Heaven"; Joss Stone - "Right to Be Wrong". duration 56:42   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4205] Tavis talks with rapper Chuck D and guitarist Tom Morello about their latest album Prophets of Rage. Part 2 of 2. Part 1 original air date: SEP 28, 2017. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4204] Tavis talks with filmmaker Jen Brea and professor Omar Wasow about Jen's latest film Unrest and with rapper Chuck D and guitarist Tom Morello about their latest album Prophets of Rage. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1701H] Cast Iron Staples Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster debunk cast iron myths and share the basics for cast iron care. Then, Julia shows Bridget how to make the ultimate cast iron steak. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paper towel holders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to crisp roast butterflied chicken with rosemary and garlic. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#301H] Winter Comfort Food Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#601H] Fruit Curds Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#502H] Seafood Extravaganza Chef Keller demystifies the secrets of cooking octopus to get tender, delicious results. Then it's healthy all around with poached salt cod and an egg-free mayonnaise made with oysters. Grilled Octopus in Oregano Vinaigrette with Orecchiette Pasta and Nudja, Poached Salt Cod with Oyster Mayonnaise and Roasted Cauliflower & Instant Raspberry Sorbet. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1617H] Tough Boats: The Arctic Globe Trekker Ian Wright travels to the high Arctic from the coast of northern Norway, working his passage on a trawler fishing for cod before continuing his voyage on a specially ice-strengthened vessel around Spitsbergen, the world's northernmost inhabited islands. Ian's tough Arctic journey starts in fishing port of Tromso, more than 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. From here, aboard the fishing trawler Hermes, he travels another 300 miles north to rich fishing ground near remote Bear Island. Among his expeditions across the Arctic Ocean, Ian transfers to a small, but beautiful, 1950s-era Arctic cruise ship, The Stockholm, taking just a dozen or so passengers around the islands in search of polar bears and other Arctic wildlife. duration 56:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Erie: The Canal That Made America The Erie Canal, one of the earliest transcendent tales of the American experience and an endeavor first scoffed at as nothing more than a ditch, became the nation's first great technical innovation, a gateway to prominence, and the eighth wonder of the world. This documentary marks the bicentennial of the start of construction of the Erie Canal when surveyors and excavators began linking the young United States' east to its west in 1817 and depicts how a young nation broke through with its first great crusade of ingenuity by willing an impossible-to-build, 363 mile man-made waterway to the American frontier. Once the waters of the Great Lakes were wed with the Atlantic Ocean, the canal helped create what America now knows as the Empire State and propelled New York City into the role of America's leading port and economic hub. But the 200 years of the Erie's existence is more than a New York story. The Erie Canal is a defining saga of immigration and American culture. Farmers and new citizens poured their lives into communities along what was once known as "Clinton's Ditch." We learn how six presidents, including Washington, Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt, are linked to the canal's destiny; though it would be a wily New York politician, DeWitt Clinton, who championed its construction and ensured that it would become the canal that made America. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives. More than 40 years later, the now-famous Koko continues to redraw the line between people and animals. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23205H] (original air date 9/29/2017) A discussion about Iran with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1005H] Lou's Cafe, Pappo and Lasalette Restaurant Our first stop is a family-run sandwich spot where their special sauces add an extra kick to their extensive list, at Lou's Cafe in San Francisco. Next, we take a trip to a small and trendy bistro committed to fresh and local ingredients and Cal-cuisine at Pappo in Alameda. Lastly, we follow the fragrant aroma of exotic Mediterranean flavors and spices, served up in modern Portuguese style at LaSalette Restaurant in Sonoma. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#206H] Hearty Greens Growing up, Joanne spent many hours in her grandparents' garden. You can't get more fresh than a farm, so they're going to Beet Generation Farm to hang out with a new generation of organic farmers, and then to an Italian market. With their greens, Joanne and her student Geoff will make a dandelion, dale and kumquat salad with Marrakech spiced walnuts, and then grilled broccoli rabe wrapped in prosciutto. Come join them down on the farm. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#123H] Eggs-Quisite Quiche With Bacon; Eggs Jeannette; Flan With Green Herbs; Spinach, Ham And Parmesan Souffle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#902H] Germany's Dresden and Leipzig Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers. Rick visits the two great cities of the region: the capital city of Dresden, with the opulent palaces and art treasures of the Wettin dynasty, and Leipzig, with its Bach heritage, a massive monument to the day Europe beat Napoleon, and museums remembering its communist heritage. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Great Houses with Julian Fellowes [#101H] Burghley House Join Fellowes to visit Burghley, for 500 years the home of heirs of William Cecil, the political brain and iron fist behind the throne of Elizabeth I. He hears tales of royals and commoners, including a farmer's daughter who married the tenth earl. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#311H] Crocogator Contest A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what the differences are between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#124H] Training Day Training Day - In this half-hour episode, Olive tells the story of what happened to her old partner. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; deductive reasoning with number operations. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#125H] Trading Places/Bad Lemonade * Trading Places - A villain uses one of Oscar's gadgets to cause destruction around town, which eventually leads to Olive getting kicked off the squad. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; understanding place value.
    * Bad Lemonade - Olive and Otto are called in to help when Polly Graph mysteriously quits her lemonade stand. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; creating and interpreting bar graphs and pictographs
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1606] The Last Tough Customer/Brain's Chess Mess The Last Tough Customer - The Tough Customers realize it's time to quit bullying and set out to find a new hobby - but can Molly ever truly change her ways? Brain's Chess Mess - Brain starts a chess club at school to improve his game and beat Los Dedos, the local chess master. Who knew the best player in the club would be...Rattles?!? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1207] War of the Worms/I Owe You One * War of the Worms - Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts. She decides to teach him a lesson by spinning a tall tale that he can't help but believe. But things gets out of hand, when Fern convinces Brain that there really are giant worms attacking Elwood City!
    * Owe You One - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. One day he worries at the thought of having to repay them all at once, so Buster goes on a favor-repaying frenzy, helping everyone whom Arthur owes a favor to in hopes of getting himself out of this "favor debt." But is Buster forgetting the real meaning of friendship?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#606H] Tomato, You Say/Martha Questions Tomato, You Say: Why is there a tomato on T.D.'s shirt? Helen's eager to know. Unfortunately, she'd have an easier time getting Martha to skip breakfast than getting a straight answer from T.D. Will she ever find out? Vocabulary: (E) image, indicate, insignia, remind, symbol. Martha Questions: Is Martha only speaking in questions? Why would that be? Can Skits help her figure it out? Did somebody put something funny in her soup? Will the questions ever stop??? Vocabulary: (E) convey, inquire, period, punctuation, question mark. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#156H] The Sins of Others Recently released from prison, Sid buys a gun outside his caravan. The next day Father Brown reunites Sid with Bunty (Emer Kenny) and Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack), who insists on cooking him a hot meal. When Sid leaves suddenly, Father Brown follows him to a function where Edward Reece (Simon Shepherd) is honouring his latest judicial appointee Giles (David Reed). Sid confronts Giles, his former defence barrister, accusing him of burying a witness statement which suggests that his supposed victim of assault was coerced into incriminating Sid. Edward sees the commotion and orders Sid and Father Brown off the property. But Sid runs back and as Father Brown follows a scream is heard. Giles has been killed, a broken champagne glass in his throat. When Edward's son Randolph (Alex Felton) tells Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) that Sid did it, Sid is quickly arrested. Can Father Brown clear his name this time? duration 59:38   STEREO TVG
  • 7:45 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4430H] Breathless, Part 3 Otto and Elizabeth's strange marriage becomes plain. Jean forms an unlikely bond with Margaret. Mulligan breaks down. A climactic series of events is kicked off by a swimsuit contest. The intertwined fates of doctors, nurses, spouses and a police inspector converge. Stars Jack Davenport, Zoe Boyle, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Natasha Little, Oliver Chris, Joanna Page and Shaun Dingwall. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:13 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#125H] A Night to Remember When a famous actress is murdered at a charity event at the Colonist's Club, it really does become a 'Night to Remember' as Blake tries to find the killer with very little to help him. duration 58:44   STEREO
  • 10:13 pm
    Bletchley Circle, The [#102H] When Scotland Yard dismisses the women's theories, they realize it's up to them to stop the killer before he takes his next victim. They identify a suspect and use Lucy to lure him into a trap, but their plan goes badly awry and Lucy is assaulted. Shaken, the women take a different approach, contacting former war department members. Susan plans to meet with a psychiatrist whom she believes has helpful information, completely unaware of the danger that awaits her. duration 1:16:11   SRND51 TV14-V
  • 11:30 pm
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#107] Singing Violin Guy Durham, a rich tea and spice merchant, frightens his step-daughter Betty with ghostly violin music so that she can be declared insane and he can acquire her fortune. Holmes intervenes to prevent her murder and Lestrade arrests the perpetrator, who also murdered the girl's fiance, James Winant. duration 26:37   TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1204H] Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes celebrate the release of their new album, Crack-Up, with a special performance at the Knockdown Center in Queens, New York. The mesmerizing 19-song concert highlights material from their new record-the influential band's first release in six years-while also looking back to such favorites as "Helplessness Blues" and "Mykonos." The century-old Knockdown Center, a magnificent former glass blowing facility and door factory, provides a perfect setting for the group's atmospheric harmonies and expansive arrangements. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
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