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KQED Plus: Thursday, October 12, 2017

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

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1510H] East Texas Zay Harding takes roping lessons and experiences the famous Gun Show in Ft. Worth, visits the Book Depository with an eyewitness to the Kennedy assassination in Dallas, travels to the oil fields in Kilgore, stops at the Huntsville State Penitentiary, tours the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston and celebrates the 4th of July in Chappell Hill. duration 57:39   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1001H] Dance with the Dead, Part 1 A man's apparent suicide in an armored car shocks the village of Morton Fendle, but things take a more sinister turn upon the discovery he was not alone when he died. At the top of Barnaby and Jones' list of suspects is the victim's missing girlfriend - whose mysterious hold over the war-blighted residents could provide the key to the mystery. John Nettles and Jason Hughes star. duration 48:33   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:50 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1002H] Dance with the Dead, Part 2 A man's apparent suicide in an armored car shocks the village of Morton Fendle, but things take a more sinister turn upon the discovery he was not alone when he died. At the top of Barnaby and Jones' list of suspects is the victim's missing girlfriend - whose mysterious hold over the war-blighted residents could provide the key to the mystery. John Nettles and Jason Hughes star. duration 46:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:38 am
    New Tricks [#1102H] Tender Loving Care The team investigates the unsolved killing of brilliant young doctor Lydia Dryden in a case that takes them into the two very different worlds of public and private medicine. Danny Griffin is bereft when daughter Holly leaves home to start university, so his UCOS colleagues throw some fun distractions his way. And he might even be about to acquire a pet. duration 1:01:16   STEREO
  • 3:41 am
    Death In Paradise [#131H] She Was Murdered Twice A company boss is shot in her bed after bringing her staff to Saint Marie for a team building exercise. Humphrey suspects one of her staff and when one confesses to shooting her the case seems closed until the post mortem reveals she was suffocated 3 hours earlier. The only clues are sticky tape in padded envelope locked in a safe, a bottle of whisky and an empty glass and a victim with no fingerprints. duration 52:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:35 am
    The Tunnel [#105H] The "Truth Terrorist"'s third "truth" begins as Benji carries out his Samurai mission. Sophie's life is now at stake and police believe they can use her to stop the terrorist's rampage. Karl gets more than he bargained for while visiting Charlotte. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-V
  • 5:33 am
    On Story [#601H] John Singleton's Classic Influences John Singleton, the youngest and first African American filmmaker to win an Academy Award for his work on Boyz in the Hood, discusses his process, influences, and inspirations, from the work of acclaimed playwright August Wilson to pioneering directors Spike Lee and Federico Fellini. duration 25:59   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4213] Tavis talks with actor Chadwick Boseman about his latest film Marshall about Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice and one of his career-defining cases. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4212] Tavis talks with Doug Jones, Democratic candidate in the Alabama Senate race for the seat once held by Jeff Sessions, about his campaign and with actor Joe Morton about his portrayal of comedian and late civil rights activist Dick Gregory in the one-man play "Turn Me Loose". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1709H] Outsmarting Thanksgiving Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roast turkey. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best oven thermometers. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof boiled corn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#308H] Cook Once, Eat Twice Sara's easy strategy for quick meals is to cook once, eat twice. Spicy Roast Pork is a simple and delicious meal any night, but a visit with her brother to a Vietnamese food joint inspires Sara to turn that pork into delectable pork Banh Mi Sandwiches later in the week. Sauteed Duck Breasts one night become delicious Peking Duck Wraps the next. Magic! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#513H] Cooking with Grains Revive your grain game with inspiration from the Arabian Gulf. Martha re-creates a traditional savory porridge while playing with preparations for kamut and roasted vegetables, mixed-grain pilaf with chicken, and herbed barley salad with dates. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#510H] A Brazilian Feast Like the people who live there, the food of Brazil is full of soul, warmth and deliciousness. Chef Keller demonstrates their national dish, Feijoada, a stew made with black beans and meats. The second recipe is a deep-flavored fish stew called Moqueca, cooked in a fragrant, rich coconut broth. Feijoada, Moqueca, & Passion Fruit Caipirinha. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#126H] Africa: The Elephant Trunk Show Richard Wiese heads to Africa to encounter elephants, the world's largest land mammal. In Namibia, he treks through the oldest desert in the world to track rare desert-adapted elephants. In South Africa, a relocated herd is thriving in its new home. In Botswana, Richard meets a family of orphaned elephants and the dedicated people who have adopted them. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#403H] Quebec City, Canada - Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding and the Famous Ice Hotel Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way. Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#304H] Our Favorite Stories Join genealogists Joshua Taylor, Kenyatta Berry and Mary Tedesco, who revisit their favorite stories from previous seasons, and three memorable guests who return to share what has happened since their appearances. duration 59:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    My Wild Affair [#102H] The Ape Who Went to College This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person. " duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23213H] (original air date 10/11/2017) A conversation with Bob Schieffer taped at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. His latest book is called "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News."
    *We continue with Hari Sreenavasan of PBS NewsHour, here to discuss his 11-part series exploring the nation's opioid crisis.
    *We conclude with an interview and performance from indie musician Mac DeMarco.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#503H] Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill We start off with a local favorite that's low on atmosphere but high on flavor and full of fragrant Indian spices. It's called Lahore Karahi and it's on O'Farrell in San Francisco. Filipino-Spanish flavors reflecting the rich history of the Philippines are perfect for sharing so bring a crowd over to Patio Filipino on El Camino Real in San Bruno. Some things never change and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant on Bush is the perfect example. It's been around at the same location since 1946! Oh, and the booths there make for a very private dining experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#213H] Simply Delicious Joanne shares a tuna and white bean salad recipe straight from the Mediterranean that will make you want to dine al fresca. Charlie joins in and learns a technique for cooking juicy lemon perfect for tossing with herbs and orecchiette for a light and simple pasta salad. They finish the meal with pineapple sprinkled with a secret ingredient for a perfect ending. Recipes: Tuna and White Bean Salad with Basil and Tomatoes, Orecchiette with Lemon Chicken and Herb Salad, Pineapple Chunks with Olive Oil and Salt. Student: Charlie Baldwin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#226H] Simple Savers Born in Lyon, France, Jacques demonstrates his regional version of fried and poached eggs as he makes the classic salad of Frisee Aux Lardon. Then, with thoughts of spring, he makes Spaghetti with Raw Tomato-Anchovy Sauce. A sweet ending, Jacques talks of time with his granddaughter while making impressive to look at, but simple to assemble, Chocolate Cups and Chocolate Rocher with Hazelnuts and Cornflakes - a combination of chocolate, hazelnuts and cornflakes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#910H] England's Cornwall The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. He explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical times, salty pirates' towns and fishing villages, and the Land's End of England. Then, side-tripping deep into the vast and mysterious Dartmoor National Park, he hikes to forgotten stone circles and chase wild ponies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    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
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#325] Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1 The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#140] O Is Not for Over O is Not for Over - Olive and Otto face their biggest challenge yet. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; identifying and extending patterns and using deductive reasoning to solve problems. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#201] First Day In this two-part episode, agents struggle with a case while Oscar interviews candidates to run the Odd Squad Creature Room. Curriculum: Data and charts. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1310] Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova * Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true..
    * The Secret Origin of Supernova - Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favorite comic book character is full of sugar - it doesn't give you any special energy or magic powers at all! Will Arthur be able to find any superheroes who aren't out to make money - or can he create his own?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1401] The Wheel Deal/The Buster Report * The Wheel Deal - After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player...and shows him how it's done. (Lydia is the winning character of the "Arthur CVS All Kids Can" Contest!)
    * The Buster Report - The kids are assigned to write a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George picks....Buster! Will George focus on Buster's joke telling, the sandwich named after Buster, or Buster's famous food collection? Or...will George sing the praises of some of Buster's other traits that often go overlooked?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#107H] Martha And The Canine Caper/Perfectly Martha * Martha and the Canine Caper - Martha inadvertently helps some stray dogs rob Karl the butcher. Worried that she'll get blamed for the crime, she conceals the evidence and pretends nothing happened. When the canine criminals recruit her for another heist, she's torn between the truth and a really big salami. Vocabulary - (E) distressed, blame, confess, conceal(ing), shame (I) rob, crime, punish, suspect, honest, hurt.
    * Perfectly Martha* (*book based) - Martha thinks there's something fishy about the Perfect Pup Institute. Why are all these dogs behaving so, well, perfectly? Martha is determined to uncover the secret, before any more dogs lose their essential dogginess. Will she succeed or will she become a perfect pup too? Vocabulary - (E) train, imperfect, obedient, disobedient, misbehave (I) wild, good, bad, sneaky, secret.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#309H] Chocolate Follow the semi-finalists as they come to grips with chocolate, a temperamental ingredient. The Signature task is chocolate tart, followed by chocolate souffle in the Technical challenge. For the Showstopper, the bakers create chocolate centerpieces. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#310H] The Final Learn which of the three finalists will ace the Signature challenge - filled iced buns; conquer the Technical - pastry they've all struggled with; and master the Showstopper - a classic British cake in a multi-layered presentation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3709H] Tredegar House 1 duration 57:54   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#210H] Decoding Our Past Deval Patrick is the first African-American governor of Massachusetts and Jessica Alba is an actress who proudly embraces her Mexican-American heritage. But cutting-edge DNA analysis reveals that the family trees contain a far more diverse range of cultures and races. Alba descends from Jewish and Mayan ancestors and the official cartographer of France's King Louis XIV. Deval Patrick's roots lead to a black homesteader in Colorado and a white master who gave his former slave land after the Civil War. DNA is used to delve deeper into the families of other guests in the series, including Valerie Jarrett and Anderson Cooper, and to overcome dead ends on host Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s own tree. The secrets encoded in their genomes challenge these guests' ideas about their families' histories and their identities today. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Brad Paisley - Landmarks Live In Concert: A Great Performances Special Country music superstar Brad Paisley returns to his roots in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains for a special outdoor concert at West Virginia University. Hosted by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1301H] Pumped and Ready Meet Natalie, Robin, and Zoed, three computer science students from three very different backgrounds, all of which are underrepresented in tech. This season, the team will embark on a cross-country road trip to meet and interview trailblazing leaders in their field. Their journey begins in sunny Los Angeles, where they visit NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and meet infamous computer hacker, Samy Kamkar. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#410H] The Best of Season 4 - A Year of Traveling We take a look back at some of our best moments from season four of "Family Travel", where we had the opportunities to explore amazing international destinations like Scotland and Quebec City, as well as some spectacular cities in our own American backyard, like Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, Sevierville, Tennessee, Tampa, Florida, Dallas, Texas, and more. duration 26:46   TVG
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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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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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