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KQED Plus: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    This American Land [#702H] Wyoming Wilderness, Rising Sea Levels, Managing National Forests In Wyoming, there's wide support for protecting wilderness study areas offering a wide range of recreational opportunities and stunning landscapes. Residents in Norfolk, Virginia, use education and innovation to defend their neighborhoods from rising sea levels. In the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest in western North Carolina, the public is playing a major role in shaping the complex future of the forest. Researchers in Idaho study the difficult lives of pygmy rabbits, providing insights to managing and saving threatened sagebrush landscapes in the West. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    CHP Academy: Rob on the Road Go behind the scenes at the California Highway Patrol Academy to see how officers are trained to protect drivers and roadways. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4417H] Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 6 Members of the staff are dying at the front. Miss Mardle and her lodger fall in love. LeClair's troubles deepen. So do Harry's. duration 54:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Dancing on the Edge [#105H] Find out why Masterson wants to buy Stanley's magazine and Lady Cremone decides to be less reclusive. Louis' calmness is shaken when he sees Julian's friends at an exclusive dinner at which he entertains. He learns there's a warrant for his arrest. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4556H] Grantchester, Part 6 The Grantchester season finale features handsome, young vicar Sidney Chambers (James Norton) and local law enforcement officer Inspector Geordie Keating (Robson Green). duration 56:01   STEREO TV14-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Jewel in the Crown [#106] Ordeal By Fire Sarah tells Susan about her husband, and they learn of great bravery from an unexpected quarter. Sarah embarks on a journey to bring comfort to a wounded man, and in Calcutta comes face to face with the war and its pain. duration 50:56   TV14
  • 5:00 am
    Foyle's War [#201Z] Fifty Ships - Part 1 Foyle's determined investigation of a body on a deserted beach puts at risk the donation of American Aid and the crucial start of the Lend-Lease in the war. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4232] Tavis talks with journalist and author Sarah van Gelder about her latest book The Revolution Where You Live. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4231] Tavis talks with author and professor Trita Parsi about his latest book Losing an Enemy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1602H] New York Natives Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to foolproof New York cheesecake. Then, man on the street Doc Willoughby learns about bagels from Philip Romanzi of Bagel Hole in Brooklyn. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New York agels. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#413H] Meal in a Pan What's faster and easier than cooking a meal in one pan? Sara shares this secret for weeknight success with two flavorful recipes: A beautiful Yellow Squash Soup, and a fast but elegant Pearl Couscous with Shellfish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#705H] Southern Classics Today on Martha Bakes, three of Martha's favorite Southern classics: hummingbird cake, an irresistible layer cake with banana, pineapple and pecans; sweet potato pie, a tasty alternative to pumpkin pie, and old-fashioned hot milk cake covered in swirls of chocolate whipped cream frosting. Plus, learn a fantastic finishing touch for your next cake or cupcake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#210] Back to the Future with Puff Pastry Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers. duration 28:20   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1405H] Sailing The Danube The Danube River flows through nine countries and is one of the great rivers of Europe. In this program, Burt Wolf guides us along the Danube. First stop is Nuremberg, where we take a look at the works of Albrecht Durer, a master artist of the 14th century. We also visit Regensburg, its castle and its 1,000-year-old bridge. Then through the Danube Gorge, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. There's a visit to Salzburg with a walk through the streets where Mozart lived, a tour of the ancient Melk Abbey, and a demonstration of the Abbey's reusable coffin. Next stop is Vienna and a guided tour of the Hapsburg Palace. The program ends with a visit to Budapest. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#404] Madrid The Spanish capital Madrid welcomes us with grand plazas and sparkling fountains. First stop is the Prado, one of Europe's great museums and home to Goya, El Greco and Velazquez. We tour El Palacio Real, the seat the Spanish empire, and the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, a fascinating hoard of art treasures hidden away in the center of the city. After dark we sway to the rhythms of Flamenco dancers and lose ourselves in Madrid's pulsating nightlife. Then we day-trip to the imperial city of Toledo to roam the twisting streets and narrow alleyways of this historic center. Tips on traditional food and jewelry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    VA: The Human Cost of War Explore the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs, from the troubled beginnings of the Veterans Bureau of 1920s to the modern VA system. Learn details of this vast, crucial American institution: its successes, failures and need for reforms. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation: Changing Gears ROADTRIP NATION: CHANGING GEARS dispels long-held perceptions of auto technician work, opening up the hood on a rapidly accelerating industry that's driven by advanced training, specialized skills, and mastery of today's most cutting-edge technology. A look at this trade through the eyes of three young aspiring technicians - and the established professionals whom they seek out for advice - CHANGING GEARS takes viewers on a tour through a field that's growing fast, but needs more workers. As the Bureau of Labor reports, demand for auto technicians is the highest it's ever been, but with scarce numbers of young adults enrolling in technical training programs, a shortage of technicians in the near future is almost guaranteed. Alexandra, Dylan and Michael set off to interview successful technicians in every corner of the industry, from Dennis McCarthy, the lead technician for the Fast and the Furiousfranchise, to Bogi Latiener, whose female-centric garage is challenging gender expectations surrounding automotive work. It's a supercharged adventure through land and sea as the road-trippers get behind the wheel of everything from exotic supercars to giant tractors, discovering a wide array of technician careers that go far beyond wrench-turning. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23232H] (original air date 11/7/2017) A conversation with Mauricio Macri, president of Argentina.
    *We conclude with David Ignatius of the Washington Post, here to discuss recent events in Saudi Arabia and President Trump's visit to Asia.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1207H] Monkey King Pub and Grub, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, Grand Lake Kitchen Named after the whimsical and mischievous Chinese superhero, Monkey King Pub and Grub offers Asian fusion dishes in Alameda. Then, the local, farm-to-table menu reaches new levels at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena. Finally, we stop by the upscale diner- deli combination at Grand Lake Kitchen in Oakland. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#107H] Fall Fruit While Fall is typically associated with the changing colors of leaves and harvesting the last of summer produce, Joanne takes a moment to highlight beautiful fall fruit, including pomegranates and pears. She'll also take us to a special Italian market and a Napa Winery, and teach her student how to prepare a Fall Fruit Salad. Recipes: Fall Fruit Salad with Pomegranate, Pear, Grapes and Pecans with White Balsamic Vinaigrette, Chicken Breasts stuffed with Montasio and Dried Figs, Pear Granita with Late Harvest Zinfandel and Black Pepper Student: Pascal Molat. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#207H] Layered Elegance Jacques shows Claudine how presentation can make a simple, traditional dish truly elegant by layering feta, cucumber and onion between tomato slices to make Tall Greek Tomato Salad. Poached Salmon in Sour Cream Herb Sauce follows as Jacques reveals his father's dislike of olive oil to his daughter, Claudine. Together they make a variation of his mother's recipe Stew of Peas and Carrots -- a meal in itself! Dessert is pure simplicity in Sweet Ricotta Gateaux with Peach Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#406H] Milan and Lake Como No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we'll take a peek at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house - not to mention Leonardo's Last Supper. Then we'll cruise along Lake Como, settling down in the lakeside village of Varenna, classic honeymoon country, where Italy meets the Alps. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3711H] Walthamstow Town Hall 1 duration 54:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#505H] Fire Salamander While exploring the Black Forest in Germany, Chris and Martin are amazed to discover a black and yellow salamander crawling out of the fire! They don't understand how this is possible, since salamanders need water - not fire - to live. It's a mystery that the Kratt Brothers are determined to solve and unravel the secret of the Fire Salamander. Science Concept: Salamander life cycle. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#224H] Two Agents and a Baby/Ocean and the Fly Two Agents and a Baby - Olympia and Otis are forced to babysit Baby Genius. Curriculum: solving for an unknown number, early multiplication, early division. Ocean and the Fly - Oona tells the story of when she switched bodies with a fly. Curriculum: measuring length and circumference. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#220] Oona and the Oonabots/The Ninja Situation Oona and the Oonabots - Oona uses her Oonabots to fix an odd problem. Curriculum: Coding; Spatial reasoning. The Ninja Situation - Odd Squad must go undercover to recover a stolen gadget. Curriculum: Fractions: partitioning simple shapes into halves, thirds, fourths, sixths and eighths. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1601H] Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact - or fiction? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1607H] Baseball Blues/Brain's Biggest Blunder * Baseball Blues - It's Grebelings season and George can't wait to play!After all, no one knows more about baseball than George. But when he realizes knowledge of sinkers doesn't guarantee success in the field, will he throw in the towel?
    * Brain's Biggest Blunder - When Brain gets teamed with Buster and Binky in the annual Arithmattack competition, he immediately enrolls Buster in binomial boot camp. Can Brain transform Buster into a mathematic marvel? Or will he be forced to eat humble pi?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#125H] Martha Sings/Td Makes The Band * Martha Sings - Martha wakes up singing and not just because she's happy. She can't stop! Helen and Martha visit the vet, some musicians, and an opera singer, trying to discover the source of her musical malady to no avail. Will Martha ever be able to talk without a tempo again?
    * TD Makes the Band - Everybody's singing about Shecky the Sea Lion and it's driving TD nuts! He could write a better song than that, and that's just what he's going to do! He recruits the gang to join his band and then sets out to write a hit song. - about Belgium? Inspiration strikes, but what will they do for an encore?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1009H] Death and Dust, Part 1 When Dr. Alan Delaney is killed by a hit-and-run driver while in charge of his partner's new car, Barnaby and Jones discover the dead man had once been accused by Dr. James Kirkwood of stealing a large sum of money from their Midsomer Market practice. Further investigations to uncover the whereabouts of the missing money lead the detectives to believe that Kirkwood may have been the real target. Guest star: Stephanie Cole (Doc Martin). duration 50:44   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:52 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1010H] Death and Dust, Part 2 When Dr. Alan Delaney is killed by a hit-and-run driver while in charge of his partner's new car, Barnaby and Jones discover the dead man had once been accused by Dr. James Kirkwood of stealing a large sum of money from their Midsomer Market practice. Further investigations to uncover the whereabouts of the missing money lead the detectives to believe that Kirkwood may have been the real target. Guest star: Stephanie Cole (Doc Martin). duration 44:38   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:40 pm
    New Tricks [#1106H] Romans Ruined When a Roman sword is discovered with traces of blood on it, the DNA is linked to an unidentified, headless corpse found near Heathrow in March 2008. The team search a lock-up belonging to the owner of the sword, a body builder called Mark Rix who died of a suspected heart attack, also in 2008. When they find the missing head they start looking for connections between the original murder and Rix's death. Dan Griffin is told his wife Sarah might be discharged from a secure hospital, following a break down several years earlier. This seems like a cruel irony when he's starting to develop feelings for colleague Fiona Kennedy - the forensic anthropologist working with them on their current case. duration 1:00:06   STEREO
  • 9:42 pm
    Death In Paradise [#135H] Posing In Murder DI Goodman finds himself embroiled in the highly strung world of modelling. duration 52:14   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:36 pm
    The Tunnel [#109H] Things take a nasty turn for Karl as police get within a hair's breadth of catching the killer. Will they be in time? duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:33 pm
    On Story [#605H] The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1533H] Vietnam Zay Harding discovers the checkered and often-dangerous history of the Vietnamese railway. His perilous journey takes him to Hanoi, Hue, the DMZ and Ho Chi Minh City where he meets a general who led the final attack on the Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War. duration 57:53   STEREO TVPG
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