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KQED Plus: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:45 am
    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
  • 3:13 am
    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
  • 4:13 am
    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
  • 5:30 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4206] Tavis talks with philanthropist Dr. Charles Mully and director Scott Haze about the documentary Mully, which spotlights Dr. Mully's work rescuing orphaned children. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1702H] Two Modern Stews Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Portuguese-style beef stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of prepared pesto. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews the worst gadgets of the year. Finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the best quinoa and vegetable stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#302H] Burgers and Fries America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. Back at home, Sara makes her own version with simple Oven Baked Fries and a comfort food mash-up, Meatloaf Burgers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#602H] Homemade Doughnuts Attention all doughnut lovers - this show is for you! Martha shares her invaluable techniques while preparing raspberry filled doughnuts, crisp apple fritters and the famous yeasted, sugarcoated doughnut from New Orleans known as a beignet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#503H] Gluten-Free Favorites Chef Keller has the secret for keeping your gluten-free friends happy with three great recipes. He stuffs mini peppers with a delicious quinoa salad, followed by a chia seed wrap abundantly stuffed with vegetarian goodies. The finale is a kale and spinach smoothie that has unexpected benefits. Quinoa Stuffed Mini Peppers, Chia Veggie Wrap with Hummus, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Kale & Pepper, & Hangover Detox Smoothie. duration 27:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#507H] Taiwan - The Culture of Tea The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Curious Traveler [#210H] Curious Sorrento Why did the ancient Roman rich and famous choose to vacation here? Who opened the gate for the bad guys in the 1500s? What does the town clock tower symbolize? What's the history of majolica tile art? Why are Sorrento lemons and limoncello so famous? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#305H] Visionaries Discover how the ancestors of business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry took audacious risks to create opportunities, and how their luck, ingenuity and chutzpah was passed on to these three visionaries. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sight: The Story of Vision Sight is arguably our most important sense, an extremely complex process, which requires light that can start with photons, generated in distant stars and ending in the visual cortex of our brains. In the middle of this process are our eyes. This documentary looks at the science, medicine and technology of vision and the individuals who are battling the darkness of blindness. duration 56:50   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23206] (original air date 10/2/2017) We begin with an update on Sunday's mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Fran Townsend, former homeland security advisor to President George W. Bush.
    *We conclude with Sataya Nadella, the C.E.O. of Microsoft and author of "Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1217H] Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star Southern hospitality is not all that is offered on the menu at tucked away Rusty's Southern in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Neither is it just pizza and beer served up around the fire-pit at Jupiter in Berkeley. But we continue within the galaxy to the elegant wood-fired dishes at culinary comet Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma County's Glen Ellen. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#210H] Bistro Style Farm fresh lettuces get just a bit of enhancement from a delicious green goddess dressing in Joanne's salad. Her student, Aggie, learns a few simple secrets to making great pie crusts, an they decide to make a savory galette toping their crust with a savory filling of mushrooms and blue cheese. Recipes: Butter Lettuce with Green Goddess Dressing, Mushroom and Blue Cheese Galette. Student: Aggie Gettys. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#124H] Sweet Endings Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#903H] Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a delightful-to-explore old center. Rick also visits Nurnberg, a capital for both the First Reich (the Holy Roman Empire) and the Third. From its towering castle and playful fountains to its Nazi Documentation Center and maze of underground bomb shelters, Nurnberg is a fascinating study in contrasts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1803H] Boise, Hour Three In Boise, Idaho, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Colleene Fesko at the Boise Art Museum to learn about the works of outsider artist James Castle. Highlights include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one's education; a rare Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card, ca. 1926, that details tips from the Babe himself; and a ruby and diamond necklace, ca. 1920, that was originally mailed to the guest's mother and sat on her front porch unnoticed for several days, valued $80,000 to $100,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#314] Mystery on the Prairie When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#126] Robert Plant/Game Time Robert Plant - Olive and Otto must find a way to stop Obfusco's plant from taking over headquarters. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense; understand that maps provide information about direction and distance. Game Time - When Otto gets trapped inside a video game it's up to Olive to rescue him. Curriculum: Measurement; identify value of coins and combinations to make a dollar. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#127] O Games O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. duration 28:55   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 [#1208] The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes A Stand * The Blackout - It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Will Arthur and DW survive without AC and TV? Luckily, the Molina family steps in to teach the Reads a lesson on how to keep cool and have fun as a community even under the toughest of weather conditions!
    * Mei Lin Takes a Stand - Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling. But then Baby Kate and Pal's flea friends, brothers Sale and Pepe, return to Elwood City and share a tale of a little princess in the land of "Hanzan-Niis" who learns to walk in order to save her beloved court jester. Will Mei Lin be inspired to take a stand or continue to stumble?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#608H] T.D. Gives A Report/Martha's Canine Cleaners * T.D. Gives A Report: When T.D. finds out the Pony Express wasn't a train for horses, he's crushed. It was the only thing worth doing a report on for Mrs. Clusky's class. Helen tries to spark his interests in other topics, but it just won't work. Is there anything he can get passionate enough about to research? Vocabulary: (E) apathetic, avid, eliminate, indifferent, passionate.
    * Martha's Canine Cleaners: Lily needs help. She tore a pillow while she was sleeping. Canine Cleaners Martha and Skits answer the call... and make things a whole lot worse. Can they clean up their mess made before Milo's dad gets home? Vocabulary: (E) destroy, mess, ruin, spotless, tear.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4412H] Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 1 The store never sleeps! Jeremy Piven reprises his role as London's retail king, Harry Gordon Selfridge, for a second season of the series hailed as "addicting" by The Wall Street Journal. Created by Emmy Award-winning writer Andrew Davies, "Mr. Selfridge, Season 2" costars Frances O'Connor, Aisling Loftus, Amanda Abbington and Ron Cook.
    In this episode: Rose returns from America for the store's fifth anniversary. Agnes returns from training in Paris. Lord Loxley returns to torture Lady Mae.
    duration 1:54:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4551H] Grantchester, Part 1 James Norton stars as Sidney Chambers, a young and charismatic vicar who turns amateur investigator when one of his parishioners dies under suspicious circumstances. Chambers turns to gruff, down-to-earth police inspector Geordie Keating (Robson Green) for help, and the two become crime-solving partners and friends in the hamlet of Grantchester.
    This episode: It looks like suicide, but Reverend Sidney Chambers suspects murder. His biggest challenge is to enlist police in the hunt for the killer.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Jewel in the Crown [#101] Crossing The River February 1942: Daphne Manners arrives in Mayapore, India, to stay with her 'aunt' Lili. She is soon introduced to the duality of society there, and that Indians and English rarely meet or socialize together. However, she meets Hari Kumar, a young journalist educated at Chillingborough, an elite private school in England, and recently returned to India.
    Daphne also meets District Superintendent of Police Ronald Merrick, who develops a dislike for Hari, and a liking for Daphne. At Mayapore, Hari comes under suspicion of subversion by Merrick.
    duration 1:59:45   TV14
  • 12:00 am
    Real Rail Adventures: Switzerland This program showcases the construction marvels and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system, where majesty and machine meet. From world-class mainlines and stunning scenic routes to pioneering steam locomotives and historic cog trains, it celebrates the triumphs of Swiss engineering and ingenuity. Engineers overcame the country's numerous natural obstacles - soaring peaks, plunging valleys and craggy terrain - by building impressive (and improbable) trestles, bridges and tunnels. Host Jeff Wilson, a regular on several home-improvement series, stops in Swiss cities and towns along the way to take in the sights, learn about local history and traditions, and share up-to-date travel advice to help viewers create authentic, memorable rail adventures of their own. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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