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KQED Plus: Monday, October 23, 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 23, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#103H] Namibia: Wild Cheetah Explorer Richard Wiese travels to Namibia to meet a woman who has dedicated her life to saving cheetahs from extinction-Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund. Richard tracks cheetahs on the Namibian plains and helps a medical team with a cheetah check-up. Learn how local farmers have formed an extraordinary partnership with wildlife conservationists and use dogs to protect Livestock, ensuring the survival of Namibia's cheetah population. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#203H] The Knick & Modern Medicine Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by Dr. Jill Bargonetti, Professor of Biological Sciences at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, to talk about race and science in the Steven Soderbergh Cinemax series, The Knick. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Nova [#4121H] Killer Landslides Just before 11am on March 22, 2014, an ominous rumble startled the residents of the little town of Oso, Washington, about an hour's drive from Seattle. It was the terrifying sound of the United States' deadliest landslide in decades. In less than two minutes, a 250 acre field of debris 20 feet deep slammed into a neighborhood of 35 homes. In the wake of the tragedy, geomorphologists are tracing the geological history of Oso to explain why the site was so unstable. But Oso isn't alone. Globally, landslides and other ground failures cost more lives and money each year than all other natural disasters combined. The threat of bigger, more frequent landslides is growing as climate change increases intense precipitation events. As Nova follows scientists surveying landslide danger zones, discover how and why landslides happen and how new laser monitoring technologies may help predict landslides before disaster strikes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1501H] Vampire Legend Follow scientists as they uncover "deviant" burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these discoveries force a re-examination of modern vampire lore. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Ruby Ridge: American Experience [#2904H] Examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge that helped launch the modern militia movement through eyewitness accounts, including Randy Weaver's daughter and federal agents involved in the deadly confrontation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Standing On Sacred Ground [#103H] Fire & Ice From Ethiopia to Peru, indigenous customs protect biodiversity on sacred lands under pressure from religious conflicts and climate change.
    In the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia, scientists confirm the benefits of traditional stewardship even as elders witness the decline of spiritual practices that have long protected trees, meadows and mountains. Tensions with evangelical Christians over a sacred meadow erupt into a riot.
    In the Peruvian Andes, the Q'eros, on a pilgrimage to a revered glacier, are driven from their ritual site by intolerant Catholics. Q'eros potato farmers face a more ominous foe: global warming is melting glaciers, their water source. Andes farmers, scientists and visiting Ethiopians struggle to adapt indigenous agriculture to the changing climate.
    duration 56:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#606H] Dave Mason Dave Mason, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as a founding member of Traffic, and a hit solo artist in the 1970s, performs a rousing concert of his hits "Dear Mr. Fantasy," "Rock and Roll Stew," "Feelin' Alright," "Only You Know and I Know" and "We Just Disagree." The English singer songwriter and guitarist is joined by his own band on the Infinity Hall stage. duration 57:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4220] Tavis talks with Grammy award-winning musician Peter Frampton about his career, and he performs his latest single I Saved a Bird Today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4219] Tavis talks with renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall about the new documentary Jane, featuring never-before-seen footage from her groundbreaking study. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1716H] Autumn Desserts Host Bridget Lancaster goes into the test kitchen with host Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the ultimate chewy oatmeal cookies. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews mini prep bowls in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to ultra-nutty pecan bars. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#403H] Picnics and Tailgates Food just tastes better outside, especially at sporting events, outdoor concerts and holiday celebrations. Sara's got some great choices - Homemade Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Refrigerator Pickles. Then a cool, sweet and salty Two Melon Salad with Feta and Prosciutto, served with Cold Pea Soup with Shrimp and Carrot Garnish. Sara even shows you how to pack it all for an outdoor feast. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#610H] Layered Yeast Dough Many favorite French bakery staples are made with layered yeast dough that relies on a technique called lamination. Join Martha as she shares tips for three classics: kouign-amann; unforgettable sugar and spiced cinnamon-sugar knots; and snails. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Get Ready to Rio! with Chef Hubert Keller [#102H] A Taste of Africa and the Amazon They say you can find the heart and soul of Rio at its famous Farmers' Markets. Chef Keller browses the stalls filled with wonderful street food and the sweetest fruits and vegetables imaginable. He joins an EATRIO food tour run by Brazilian food expert, Tom LeMesurier. Afterwards, they head to one of Rio's very best Amazonian restaurants, Tacaca do Norte, for a real food adventure. Then a ride up to the beautiful and bohemian Santa Teresa district where they get a taste of bar life in Rio at the celebrated Bar do Gomez. In the evening, they visit Rio's most famous street food vendor, the beautiful and elegant Nega Teresa who makes the African dish, Acaraje. duration 25:05   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1626H] North East England Globe trekker Megan McCormick visits The Eternal City, taking in the sites including the Colosseum and the Forum, and exploring the architectural legacies of famous Emperors such as Augustus, Nero and Trajan, who erected triumphal arches and obelisks to decorate the city and celebrate their military victories. McCormick also takes a day trip outside the crumbling city walls to visit Roman villas and aqueducts along the ancient Roman road, The Appian Way. duration 57:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz Evidence of Charles Proteus Steinmetz's work appears nearly everywhere and yet today, the "father of electrical engineering" is virtually forgotten. Steinmetz's groundbreaking work made the generation and widespread transmission of electricity safe and possible, and enabled the functioning of the modern world. His complex mathematical theories unlocked the mystery and power of a force few of his contemporaries understood.
    This documentary traces the life and career of "The Wizard of Schenectady" (1865-1923) - from his immigration from Germany to his pioneering work with General Electric to the physical challenges he faced throughout his life. Standing just over four feet tall, Steinmetz transcended his multiple physical disabilities, including hip dysplasia, curvature of the spine and dwarfism, to live a robust, active life.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3313] Animal Reunions Feel the emotion as keepers and carers reunite with the wild animals that were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23220H] (original air date 10/20/2017) An update on the week in politics with Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios.
    *We continue with professor Graham Allison of the Harvard Kennedy School. His latest article in the Wall Street Journal is called "Behold the New Emperor of China."
    *We conclude with an interview and performance from Zac Brown.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1008H] Kingston 11 Cuisine, 31st Union and the Campton Pl For a blend of Jamaican and Californian flavors using local and organic ingredients, take a trip to the Caribbean oasis at Kingston 11 Cuisine in Oakland. Local artisans gather together to supply simply-prepared fresh-food in sustainable surroundings in San Mateo at 31st Union. Our last dining destination serves a Cal-Indian menu that combines classical French cooking techniques with fresh local ingredients at The Campton Place Restaurant in San Francisco. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#215H] Herbs Joanne grew her first garden when she was a freshmen in college. All she had room for was a tiny herb garden on her windowsill, but boy, did that little garden inspire her to cook. Today she's going to Taku Inlet in Alaska where they'll fish for sockeye salmon, and with her student Santosh, they are going to make a slow roasted side of salmon, paired with a fresh herb salad with basil, arugula, parsley, mint, and cilantro, with a lemon vinaigrette. And finally for dessert, peach and basil ice pops. There is nothing that gives you more fresh flavors than cooking with herbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#103H] Sweets for My Sweet Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#307H] Belgium: Bruges and Brussels Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges. We check into a medieval hospital, savor the exquisite art of Memling, and climb a bell tower to get up close and fortissimo at a carillon concert. Then passionate chefs - creators of French fries and Europe's finest chocolate-give us a taste of their art. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Irish Catskills: Dancing at the Crossroads This documentary revisits New York's famed vacation spot, which also served as a summer getaway for many Irish and Irish-Americans for nearly 100 years. It explores the factors that led to the Catskills' boom and bust, from a successful labor union deal and a flood of Irish immigration in the 1950s to the ubiquity of air conditioning, cheap air fares, and cultural assimilation in later decades. Using archival photos, home movies, private audio recordings,contemporary videography, and dozens of interviews, the documentary traces the history and the legacy of this beloved chapter of Irish-Americana in the Catskills. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#403H] Snowy Owl Invasion Martin and Chris are hanging out in China with their Giant panda friend Stuffo, when they receive reports of Snowy owls showing up all over North America. Since these raptors live in the Arctic, it's up to the Wild Kratts to solve the Mystery of the Snowy Owl Invasion! Science Concept : Territoriality, population cycles, migration. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#205H] Oscar Strikes Back Oscar Strikes Back - In this two-part episode, Oscar attends a gathering of Odd Squad scientists called Lab-Con at Odd Squad Academy. Curriculum: Place value and multi-addend addition. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#228H] Haunt Squad/Safe House in the Woods Haunt Squad - Odd Squad is haunted by a ghost. Curriculum: algebraic thinking - patterns. Safe House in the Woods - Owen and new recruit Ozlyn wait out a storm while transporting a creature. Curriculum: measurement - capacity. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1107] Hic Or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright * Hic or Treat - D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won't go away. No matter how much advice she gets from Arthur and his friends, she just can't find the right cure. (Well, at least her Halloween costume as "Hiccup Girl" is all set...) Will D.W. ever get relief - or will she have the hiccups for the rest of her life and set the world record?
    * Mr. Alwaysright - It seems that Brain is always right about everything and it's really starting to get on Buster's nerves. But Buster is convinced that someday Brain will make a mistake - and when he does, Buster will be waiting. But is friendship really about being right or wrong?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1405] Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny * Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny - When the local comic book store changes ownership, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them and now he's worried. Is it wrong to be afraid? Maybe his friends will be more supportive than he realizes.
    * Pet Projects - Arthur and Francine enter their pets to compete against each other in the "Perfect Pet" video contest. Pal is SO cute and Nemo knows so many tricks! Who will win? But after jumping through hoops - literally - Nemo and Pal decide that enough is enough. Can't their owners love them for who they are?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#114H] Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed * Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. She organizes an expedition with TD, Truman, and Martha to gather "exotic" plants. When the canoe capsizes, a storm blows up, and the sun starts to go down, they worry they may never get off Flea Island. Vocabulary - (E) cooperate, consensus, government, law, supervise (I) agree, lead, in charge, rule, team. * No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse. But who should be president? When the girls hold an election (Carolina vs. Tiffany, of course), both candidates aggressively court Helen's vote. Vocabulary - (E) campaign, debate, elect, influence, issue (I) choose, decide, lose, vote, win, club. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#159H] The Fire in the Sky William (Nick Dunning) chases his daughter Charlotte (Allegra Marland) through the dark woods behind his house. His vision distorts and he falls to his knees. The next day, Father Brown (Mark Williams) and Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) visit a disorientated William who says that Charlotte's gone. Later Charlotte staggers into the police station, shouting that 'it's trying to get out.' She loses consciousness and is taken to Kembleford Cottage Hospital where Dr Ashley (David Sturzaker) and nurse Alisha (Kiran Sonia Sawar) treat her. When a young man Sean (Sam Jackson) arrives to see how she is, William erupts, telling him to go. Father Brown discovers that Sean was William's gardener who was recently sacked. That night William panics as he sees an alien shape through the window. The next day his body is found in a locked room and Father Brown suspects he's been poisoned... duration 44:36   STEREO TVG
  • 7:46 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#103H] The Green Mill Murder Phryne, gorgeous in her sparkling evening gown, had thought she would dance the night away at the hottest dancehall in town, the Green Mill. That was before death spoiled the evening. In jazz-mad 1920s Melbourne, Phryne finds there are hidden perils lurking in the smoky shadows - like a mystery man from her past - and it takes all her ingenuity, and her rusty flying skills, to unravel the trail of blackmail and murder. Directed by Kate Dennis and guest stars Toby Schmitz, Deni Hines, Wendy Hughes, Arthur Angel and Simon Lyndon. duration 56:20   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 8:44 pm
    Secret of Crickley Hall [#103H] An expert on Crickley Hall arrives to help Eve and her family but the sadistic ghost has already put plans in motion to cause further grief for Eve. Just as she comes close to finding her missing son, her other children come under threat. duration 54:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:40 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#128H] Darkness Visible While investigating the murder of a local magistrate, Dr Blake realises the answers to this crime are inextricably linked with the death of his mother 40 years earlier. duration 59:21   STEREO
  • 10:42 pm
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#110] Pennsylvania Gun Watson and Holmes go to Sussex to investigate the gruesome death of Squire John Douglas; the weapon was a Pennsylvania sawed-off shotgun. Mr. Morell and Mrs. Douglas are suspected, but Holmes finds out John Douglas was not murdered. duration 26:54   TVG
  • 11:10 pm
    Coroner [#115H] The Captain's Pipe When Mick's rival landlord is found dead on the beach, Jane is forced to try to clear his name before he is charged with murder. duration 45:26   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#903H] Cage The Elephant Cage the Elephant brought their funky, soulfully psychedelic sound to the stage at the Santa Barbara Art Foundry Wednesday evening. The set, drawn mostly from last year's Melophobia album, was filmed at the gallery for an upcoming episode of Live from the Artists Den. Thriving off the energy of the crowd of 400 invited guests, frontman Matt Shultz delivered an epic performance in an intimate setting, hurling himself around the small space like a man possessed, while the rest of the band equaled his intensity. The evening ended with a shirtless Shultz held aloft by the cheering crowd, a triumphant exclamation point to an unforgettable night. duration 56:46   STEREO 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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