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KQED Plus: Friday, October 6, 2017

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

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Friday, October 6, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1206H] Make It Your Own The road-trippers try their hand at spinning molten glass with glassblower Jessica Schimpf. The world isn't looking for you, she says, you have to go out and find it. She recounts how she left a big-time welding gig to follow her dreams. In Texas, the team interviews Austinites on the street and goes for beignets and palm readings in New Orleans before hitting crowd-powered T-shirt purveyor Threadless in Chicago. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#409H] Oxnard, California - California, Here We Come! California, here we come! Colleen and her family head to the beautiful coastal town of Oxnard, California. Join them as they go on a whale watching expedition, learn the history of Oxnard at Heritage Square, try their hand at a game of Foot Golf, and soak up a beautiful sunset at the Hollywood Beach Cafe, where the food is delicious and the surf is sweet. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#307H] Victorian Watch a full episode devoted to the Victorian age, which gave birth to modern baking. The Signature test is game pie, a stalwart of the era. The Technical recipe, fruitcake, dates to the late 1800s. And much-loved charlotte russe is the Showstopper. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#308H] Patisserie Watch the five remaining bakers work their way through patisserie. In the Signature, they're challenged to make cream horns. Then Mary sets a fiddly Technical task: mokatines. The Showstopper is a test of time and gravity: religieuse a l'ancienne. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3708H] World War One Special 2 duration 59:12   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#209H] Ancient Roots This episode traces the family histories of three quintessential voices in American life. All descend from ancestors who were part of the wave of Greek immigrants in the early decades of the 20th century. But along the way, the stories of their Greek ancestors were lost. Tina Fey's fifth great-grandfather survived a terrible massacre and became a hero in the Greek War of Independence. David Sedaris' ancestors were also touched by the Greek War of Independence. Their home village was raided by the Ottoman military and David's great-grand-aunt was taken captive - never to see her family again. George Stephanopoulos' family was willing to sacrifice themselves in the struggle against the Nazi occupation of Greece during World War I. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live In Concert: A Great Performances Special Enjoy the debut of a pop music series. Grammy-winner Alicia Keys performs in notable locations all around New York, including the world-famous Circle Line, the Unisphere and Harlem's Apollo. Hosted by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. duration 54:10   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4209] Tavis talks with legendary actor Willem Dafoe about his career and latest role in The Florida Project. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4208] Tavis talks with author Jonathan Eig about his latest book, the definitive biography of Muhammad Ali titled Ali: A Life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1705H] Italian Vegetarian Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect cheese and tomato lasagna. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of jarred anchovies. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser uncovers the secrets to really good garlic bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#610H] Jewish Holidays Sara celebrates the Jewish holidays with two traditional dishes that are often tricky to prepare. She takes viewers through the process, step by step, starting with wine braised brisket. On the side, her husband's Aunt Rifka's recipe for matzo balls they call 'flying discs'. Next, Sara and her nephew visit Stone Barns, the farm and food incubator in Westchester, New York to get fresh winter vegetables for her root vegetable latkes, Sara's version of the traditional Hanukkah dish. Recipes: Braised brisket with flying disks, Root vegetable latkes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#512H] Sweets Follow Martha on a Gulf tour made for those with a sweet tooth. She whips up sugar creations sure to please: beehive buns, semolina coconut cake, sesame caramels, and bruleed saffron custards. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#506H] Healthy and Delicious, Part 2 Chef Keller continues his healthy cooking lesson with a warm arugula, faro and mushroom salad with a white balsamic dressing. Then he serves grilled prawns with a salad of artichokes, fennel and fava beans. Arugula Salad with Faro & Mushrooms in a White Balsamic Vinaigrette, & Grilled Shrimp with Artichoke & Fennel Salad. duration 25:32   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
    Meet Mary Pleasant Meet Mary Pleasant, the 19th-century African American woman born a slave who became an international abolitionist, a prosperous entrepreneur, and a civil-rights activist who helped alter modern-day civil rights law. Now called the Mother of Civil Rights in California, Pleasant--as activist and individual--was that and much more. Winner of Best of Festival (Peace Medallion) Award for Best Documentary, Berkeley Video & Film Festival and Best Historical Documentary -- New York International Independent Film and Video Festival in LA. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#101H] Lion Mystery/Elephant Whisperer Bob Poole joins scientist Paola Bouley as she tries to solve a baffling mystery: Why isn't Gorongosa's lion population growing? By filming the lions, Poole hopes to help, following five cheeky lion cubs on their journey to adulthood. duration 55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23209] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#707H] Caffe La Scala, Lers Ros and 1300 On Fillmore Caffe La Scala (Walnut Creek), Lers Ros (San Francisco) and 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#208H] Citrus Three Ways Joanne has always wanted to do a cooking show where you don't cook. And fresh citrus is the key! She'll start by going to her restaurant Copita, and then to a citrus orchard in Yountville, California. With her student Kit, they'll make pomegranate kumquat and blood orange ceviche, followed by a citrus salsa. She's going to cheat a little bit by grilling some shrimp, and then oven-roasting quinoa. And for dessert: a refreshing citrus sorbet. Get ready to pucker up and get fresh. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#112H] Catch O' The Day Jacques' summer itinerary always includes friends, fishing, and cooking the wonderful bounty from the sea. He begins with a grilled striped bass with olive topping and then, as he loves all mollusks, he takes the time to demonstrate shucking clams two ways. The result is top neck clams with vinegar and scallion sauce, a tasty appetizer and Gloria's linguine with clam sauce, direct from his wife's preferred list. For the final seafood selection, he masterfully fillets and poaches fish for a delectable cod in light cream sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#906H] Assisi and Italian Country Charm In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars. He ends in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day. Like pilgrims, he explores its stony center before trekking to its awe-inspiring basilica, built on the tomb of the beloved saint. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craft In America [#901H] Borders Explore the relationships and influences Mexican and American craft artists have on each other and on our cultures. The program features traditional weaving and the creation of paper jewelry. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#318H] Aye Aye When the Wild Kratts team embarks on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean, they discover a very strange, other-worldly castaway. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#132H] Undercover Olive Undercover Olive - In this half-hour episode, Olive goes undercover in a high-stakes "Rock, Paper, Scissors" game. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; solving simple probability problems. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#133H] Not So Splash/By the Book Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto must figure out why parts of the town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; using a thermometer and comparing temperatures. By the Book - Olive and Otto interrogate two suspects to figure out which one is innocent and which one is guilty. Curriculum: Measurement; time. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#705] Elwood City Turns 100! (Parts I & II) Arthur and his friends commemorate their 100th episode in show-stopping style! Mr. Ratburn' s class is chosen to stage a musical tribute to Elwood City for its centennial celebration - which quickly becomes a drama of missed cues, inflated egos, and alien invasions. And that's just behind the curtain! Stay tuned to see the real, human Larry King interviewing the animated Elwood City gang between parts I and II. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1303] Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked * Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list.
    * Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#103H] Martha Takes The Cake/Codename: Martha * Martha Takes the Cake - It's Alice's birthday and everybody's invited, including Martha. The only problem is that Nelson (Martha's cat nemesis) will be there too. When somebody-or some animal-ruins the birthday cake, Alice's brother Ronald thinks Martha's responsible. Martha proclaims her innocence . . . but why was she surrounded by cake crumbs? Vocabulary - (E) innocent, guilty, biased, witness(ed), evidence (I) judge, jury, trial, prove, true/truth.
    * Codename: Martha - Martha, Helen, and T.D. uncover a plot to rob the jewelry store, or so they think until their two suspects turn out to be police detectives on a stakeout. Now that everybody has gone home in disgrace, how will Martha catch the real criminals? Vocabulary - (E) suspicious, accomplice, plot(ting), proof, expression (I) fishy, partner, plan(ning), positive.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Doc Martin [#404Z] Driving Mr. McLynn Martin is called to Louisa's new home after she has a dizzy spell while shifting furniture. Martin urges her to slow down, but is shocked to learn that Louisa has applied to be her school's head teacher again. Aunt Joan is involved in a car crash with the McLynns, an elegant elderly couple. When P.C. Penhale rushes to the scene and tries to impose his authority, he is ignored by both drivers. Edith visits Martin for some advice on her medical research, and Martin reveals he has applied for the prestigious surgeon's job in London. Wanting to confront Martin about his attitude towards her and the head teacher position, Louisa arrives on the seen and is taken aback to find Edith already there. Martin sees Mr. and Mrs. McLynn behaving oddly in the village, and makes an astonishing diagnosis. duration 59:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:47 pm
    Inspector George Gently [#102H] The Burning Man The discovery of a burning body near an RAF base and possible connections to the IRA make an interesting case for Gently and Bacchus. duration 1:28:35   STEREO TVG
  • 9:18 pm
    Coroner [#111H] The Drop Zone Jane's fear of heights is put to the test when she and Davey investigate a skydiving accident and discover that someone has tampered with the parachute. duration 44:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:04 pm
    Coroner [#112H] Perfectly Formed When building work at an abandoned cottage unearths a child's hidden remains, Jane uncovers other well-kept family secrets. duration 44:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Latino Americans [#103H] War and Peace Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands - yet still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights in the United States. duration 56:38   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Hear the international superstar, special guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join host Chad Smith and Bocelli for tours of the tenor's Tuscan villa and the city of Florence. duration 56:46   SRND51
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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