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KQED Plus: Friday, October 13, 2017

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

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Friday, October 13, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3709H] Tredegar House 1 duration 57:54   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4214] Tavis talks with actress Ashley Judd about continuing efforts to bridge the gender gap, her latest film Trafficked and television project Berlin Station. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1710H] Korean Feast Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Korean rice bowl at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews spider skimmers in the equipment corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets for making perfect Korean fried chicken wings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#701H] Soul of the South Sara travels to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the legendary fried chicken of Martha Lou Gadsden of Martha Lou's Kitchen; then, a hidden history of Southern cooking and ingredients developed by African American cooks. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#501H] Arabian Gulf Breakfast Join Martha as she simplifies time-honored recipes to bring a Gulf-style breakfast to your table: khameer, a date-sweetened bread; shakshouka, a baked egg dish; jebabs, a distant cousin of pancakes; and balaleet, a delicious way to serve an omelet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#511H] One-Pot Favorites Chef Keller makes an Alsatian favorite, choucroute or sauerkraut served with an array of seafood. Then he heads to the South for a deep, richly-flavored gumbo made with an assortment of great sausage and chicken. Seafood Medley with Choucroute, & Chef Keller's Gumbo. duration 28:45   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1618H] Food Hour: Southern China Celebrated New Zealand chef Peter Gordon discovers the roots of Cantonese cuisine. Peter's journey takes him north to Lianzhou, the mountain home of the Yao tribe, where he cooks succulent spiced pork. Next, he walks the rice fields of the Pearl River Delta, meets traditional medical doctors in Foshan, cooks up a strength-giving feast for dragon boat racing crews in Guangzhou, shops in the fabled market of Qingping, samples street fare in Chaozhou, visits the tea mountains near An'xi, stops in the glittering city of Xiamen and ends his journey in Daya Bay for simple soul food. duration 57:42   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1102H] Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery Five short films explore the California experience. "Stand" depicts South LA residents using krump dancing to take a stand; "Last Stop in Santa Rosa" profiles a hospice for animals; "Full-Time Ministry" shares ice sculpting with a message; "Reborning" examines the craft of life-like dolls; and "SLOMO," recounts how a former neurologist recreated himself as a Venice Beach regular. duration 56:55   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#102H] Elephant Whisperer Poole and his sister Joyce, a renowned elephant expert, face charging elephants to gain insights into elephant behavior. Meanwhile, Mt. Gorongosa is taken over by a group of rebel soldiers, creating a tense air of uncertainty and fear in the park. duration 55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23214H] (original air date 10/12/2017) We begin with Katy Tur, correspondent for NBC News. Her new book, "Unbelievable," is about her time covering Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign.
    *Next, a conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about "Finding Your Roots."
    *We conclude with a look at "The Meyerowitz Stories" with director Noah Baumbach and actors Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, and Elizabeth Marvel.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#710H] Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) 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 [#211H] Copita Inspired The vibrant soul of Mexican cooking has truly captured Joanne's heart and transformed the way she cooks. So today they're going to explore bright Mexican flavors. She goes to her restaurant Copita to meet Gonzalo, an amazing chef, and hang out in her organic garden. With her student Reggie, they're going to make Sausalito watercress and avocado salad, chicken with vinegar and tomatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, and Micheladas, a popular and spicy Mexican drink. Join her as they explore the soulful and vibrant flavors of Mexico. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#113H] Julia Remembered Jacques takes a stroll down memory lane as he lovingly prepares dishes once enjoyed with his dear cooking companion Julia Child. Jacques' retrospective menu begins with a shucking lesson, the first steps towards an oyster chowder with potatoes, spinach and corn. Jacques then recreates Julia's classic South of France eggplant-tomato gratin, a dish with layers of rustic flavors. He recalls going head-to-head with Julia for a winning hamburger royale using fresh ground beef and all the fixin's. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#301H] The Majesty of Madrid Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days. We tour the lavish Royal Palace, enjoy art-packed museums, and look deep into Picasso's greatest masterpiece. Experiencing Madrid at its fun-loving best, we' re mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munch on pigs' ears. Then, for a dose of Spain's dramatic history, we side-trip to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craft In America [#902H] Neighbors Travel to and from the U.S. and Mexico to explore the people, history, traditions and crafts, noting how aesthetics cross from one country to another and back again in an organic and ongoing cultural exchange. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#326H] Back In Creature Time - Tasmanian Tiger, Part 2 After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers - but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#202H] Back to the Past/Odd Squad Needs You * Back to the Past - When the agents are accidentally transported to the future, they need to figure out what day it is or risk a time-tastrophe! Curriculum: Using a calendar, understanding the concept of past, present and future.
    * Odd Squad Needs You - When Odd Squad is asked to make a recruitment commercial, Ms. O proves difficult. Curriculum: Time-learning how many seconds equal a minute, exploring what you can do in 1 minute.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#203H] Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd/Failure to Lunch * Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd - When things in town get covered in jam, the agents turn to Odd Todd for help. Curriculum: Solving codes using patterns and addition.
    * Failure to Lunch - When the agents go to lunch, they struggle to relax and ignore the oddness. Curriculum: Measurement.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1402] The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot * The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie!
    * D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D. W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1403] Nicked by a Name/The Play's The Thing * Nicked by a Name - There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other....it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever?
    * The Play's the Thing - The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old-fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#108H] Firedog Martha/Martha's Pickle * Firedog Martha - Martha wants to be a firehouse dog, just like her favorite book, Firehouse Freddie. But somehow all the things Freddie makes look so easy-climbing ladders, carrying hoses-aren't as easy for a real dog to do. Will Martha give up on her dream? Vocabulary - (E) reality, fantasy, fiction, imagine, tale, dispatcher (I) story, real, fact(s), pretend, actually.
    * Martha's Pickle - Have giant alien pickles invaded Wagstaff City? Truman saw something just like it in a movie, but he never saw the ending. Now they're racing the clock to figure out how to defeat the aliens, before they're really in a pickle! Vocabulary - (E) bizarre, odd, normal, farfetched, rumor, unusual (I) weird, wacky, ordinary, strange(r), report.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Doc Martin [#405Z] The Departed Martin is in London to meet with Robert Dashwood, who is leading the selection process for the prestigious London surgeon's job that he has applied for. Pleased that Martin has finally conquered his debilitating blood phobia, Robert is confident that Martin will be hired. On the train back to Cornwall, Martin is annoyed to be seated next to one of his patients, a sheep farmer named Jim Selkirk. Jim falls asleep and slumps onto Martin's shoulder - dead from heart failure! Theo, one of Louisa's students, becomes ill in class. His parents, Juliet and Richard Wenn, are certain that their child picked up the illness in Joan's chicken coop during a school field trip. Martin cannot deny it is a possibility and the couple announces their intention to sue Aunt Joan. Mrs. Selkirk returns to Martin's Surgery, and tells him she is now seeing visions of her dead husband. When she is found collapsed in her sheep pen, Martin is able to uncover the medical reason behind her hallucinations. When he receives Theo's test results point to Joan's innocence and Martin is finally able to identify the real source of his sickness. duration 46:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:48 pm
    Inspector George Gently [#103H] Bomber's Moon Is the death of a German businessman connected to anti-German sentiments or connected to Army Special Forces? duration 1:28:25   STEREO TVG
  • 9:18 pm
    Coroner [#113H] Those In Peril After a hoax callout, a volunteer in the Lighthaven lifeboat crew drowns. Jane suspects foul play, but Davey is sceptical - until other volunteers start to be targeted. duration 45:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:05 pm
    Coroner [#114H] The Beast of Lighthaven When a local journalist tries to convince the people of Lighthaven that there is a big cat on the moors, nobody believes him, until the discovery of his mauled body. duration 45:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Latino Americans [#104H] The New Latinos Review the decades after World War II through the early 1960s, as swelling numbers of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic seek economic opportunities. duration 56:38   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    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
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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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