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KQED Plus: Thursday, November 16, 2017

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

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1601H] Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway, USA Globe Trekker Megan McCormick takes to the road to explore the industrial heartland of America. This atmospheric and evocative road trip goes through some of America's most underrated regions and beautiful country sides. Megan goes through the cities of Pittsburgh, Detroit and Flint, Michigan, along the famous Highway 61 before we skirt the shores of the Great Lakes. In Ohio, she visits Cleveland, Toledo and Akron, the former Rubber Capital of the World. This episode looks at what remains of the industries that made America great, and how the Rust Belt is transforming itself, and looking to the future in the 21st Century. duration 56:13   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1011H] Picture of Innocence, Part 1 A photographer is murdered shortly after exhibiting a compromising picture of Barnaby - who becomes a suspect in the ensuing investigation. Joyce concludes that someone is trying to frame him, and is stunned when he admits to a previous relationship with the murdered man's wife. With Barnaby sidelined, Jones is forced to work with the irritating Martin Spellman to solve the case. Guest stars: Liza Goddard (Bergerac), Adrian Scarborough (Father Brown, Upstairs Downstairs) and Richard Lintern (Silent Witness). duration 48:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:50 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1012H] Picture of Innocence, Part 2 A photographer is murdered shortly after exhibiting a compromising picture of Barnaby - who becomes a suspect in the ensuing investigation. Joyce concludes that someone is trying to frame him, and is stunned when he admits to a previous relationship with the murdered man's wife. With Barnaby sidelined, Jones is forced to work with the irritating Martin Spellman to solve the case. Guest stars: Liza Goddard (Bergerac), Adrian Scarborough (Father Brown, Upstairs Downstairs) and Richard Lintern (Silent Witness). duration 46:47   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    New Tricks [#1107H] In Vino Veritas When a Turkish girl working illegally in Dalston is arrested, UCOS want to talk to her about the unsolved murder of pub landlord Richard Gibson, who died in a fire at his pub The Gladstone in 2009. Richard's dire financial situation led the police at the time to mark the fire down as suspected arson and his death as suicide. What UCOS want to know is why Ayse, his live-in barmaid, disappeared without a trace on the same night. duration 1:00:20   STEREO
  • 3:42 am
    Death In Paradise [#136H] A Personal Murder The team must solve a deeply personal case when Dwayne's old mentor is found dead. duration 52:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:36 am
    The Tunnel [#110H] Karl falls apart as the Truth Terrorist's change of direction becomes unbearable. What will be the cost of catching their man? A hair-raising showdown begins. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-V
  • 5:33 am
    On Story [#606H] Daredevil: Behind The Screen Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television. The duo break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil's characters, along with how they navigated the show's unconventional story structure in the writers room. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4238] Tavis talks with former press secretary Alton Miller about the legacy of Chicago's first black mayor and with Carmen Ejogo about her role opposite Denzel Washington in the film Roman J. Israel, Esq. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4237] Tavis talks with filmmaker Jennifer Brea about her award-winning documentary Unrest and with singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson about his holiday album, Christmas Everyday. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1608H] Why Not Add Wine? Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the best coq au riesling at home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best waiter's corkscrews. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Tuscan-style beef stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#418H] Dinner at 8 Entertaining is easy with Sara's elegant but super simple recipes, even if your only guests are your immediate family on a weeknight. Try her Duck with Gingered Grape Sauce for an impressive entree, and, for food that's fun, you can't go wrong with the fabulously interactive Japanese Beef Fondue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#510H] Small Bites Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#216] Spotlight On Crusts Besides great flavors, chefs know that the right textures of a dish introduced through a great crust can propel it into new dimensions. Chef Keller crowns salmon filets with a special crust inspired from his Alsatian roots and then makes a succulent beef tenderloin which is slow-roasted under a herb-scented salt canopy. Recipes: Choucroute Crusted Salmon; Beef Tenderloin in Herb-Salt Crust. duration 28:27   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#205H] Little Greece Mickela celebrates the annual St. Nicholas feast with the Greek-American community in Queens, while also finding local heroes who keep the Greek culture alive. duration 28:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#408H] Dallas, Texas - The Texas State Fair, City Sunsets, and Tex Mex Grab your stetson and cowboy boots, we're heading to the big city of Dallas, Texas. Join Colleen and her family as they uncover the unique Pumpkin Village, indulge in some authentic Tex Mex cuisine, relish in a beautiful sunset over the city from the famous Reunion Tower, and have a blast exploring true Texas culture at the State Fair. You're sure to see why they say everything's bigger in Texas. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#101H] Nashville, TN At the Belmont Mansion in America's "Music City," GR uncovers fascinating stories and mysteries about Tennessee citizens and their enigmatic relatives. Genealogists investigate cases of two people who claim they're descendants of American folk hero and Tennessee legend Davy Crockett, and another who thinks she may be a member of the famed Hatfield clan. A Nashville resident seeks to untangle her family history, which may include a former president, a famous singer and a notorious criminal. And a heart-wrenching story about an unknown father becomes a heartwarming reunion for two long-lost cousins. duration 54:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 am
    To Catch A Comet This documentary follows the comet chasing spacecraft Rosetta as it awakens for its mission to land on a comet speeding towards the sun. This is one of the most complex and ambitious space missions ever undertaken, and the landing is slated to take place in mid-November. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23238] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#606H] Rhea's Market and Deli, Sauce, the girl & the fig Is it a deli or is it just a liquor store? Take the plunge and venture to Valencia Street in San Francisco to find the best sandwiches in town at Rhea's Market and Deli. The next place stays open late so you can party or dine on American fare well into the early hours at Sauce in San Francisco. Finally, just off the plaza in Sonoma, the girl & the fig features locally sourced menu of "country food with a French passion." duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#110H] Ticket to Provence Joanne and her student Sasha are transported to Provence using herbs, citrus, and garlic. Joanne begins with a bright fresh citrus salad and then working together they create a very classic country, yet refined, dish of braised cod with leeks and potato. Recipes: Citrus Salad with Mint and Red Onions, Cod Braised with Leeks, Potatoes and Thyme, and Roasted Garlic Slab. Student: Sasha Bernstein, Restaurant Consultant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#210H] Brussel Sprout Love If left on a desert island, Jacques thinks he'd be quite happy if only there were some chickens! For Jacques, the prize part of the chicken is the thigh and he thinks you'll agree when you try Crusty Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce served with a tasty Fricassee of Brussel Sprouts and Bacon. An inspired use of instant potato flakes to thicken a soup shows up in the fast cooking Seafood Chowder topped with fresh crabmeat. To end on a relaxing note, Jacques arranges a presentation of Stilton with Apple and Nuts to accompany a delicious glass of vintage or aged Tawny Port. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#501H] Burgundy: Profound France Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as the people. Traditions are strong here. We'll slow down to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic, and floatable delights. We'll travel on a canal barge, visit a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, build a barrel, appreciate fine Burgundy wine, slurp escargot, and eat very, very well. If you're looking for the quintessential French culture, you'll find it in Burgundy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    How Sherlock Changed The World [#102H] Sherlock Holmes was a scientist who used chemistry, bloodstains and minute traces of evidence to catch the criminal. In an era when eyewitness reports and "'smoking gun" evidence were needed to convict criminals and police incompetence meant that Jack the Ripper stalked the streets freely, Holmes' crime-scene methods were revolutionary. Forensic scientists, crime historians and Sherlockian experts reveal for the first time the astonishing impact the fictional detective had on the development of real-life criminal investigation and forensic techniques. Using a mix of interviews, drama reconstruction and archives, this 2-part program tells the story of the impact and legacy of the most famous crime fighter in history. duration 53:45   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#206H] Neck and Neck As Chris and Martin search for the answer to why giraffes have long necks, a mischievous giraffe begins secretly taking Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#105H] My Better Half/The Confalones * My Better Half - When symmetrical objects become vandalized, Olive and Otto must figure out why. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial Sense; symmetry.
    * The Confalones - Olive and Otto are called in to help when objects and, eventually, people start disappearing inside an Italian restaurant. Curriculum: Rounding numbers.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#106H] Blob on the Job/Party of 5,4,3,2,1 * Blob on the Job - When a blob gets loose in Odd Squad headquarters, Olive and Otto compete against rival agents to catch it first. Curriculum: Measurement; capacity.
    * Party of 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 - When people in town can no longer count down, Olive and Otto must uncover who is causing the problem and why. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; deductive reasoning.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#2101H] Binky's A Game/Brain and the Time Capsule When Binky gets an "A" on a test, Muffy and Francine are convinced he cheated. Is it possible that Shelly "Binky" Barnes actually studied? Brain makes a time capsule and gets overwhelmed by people asking to have their special belongings included. Will he make room for his friends, or will he give them the boot? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1709H] Caught in the Crosswires/Framed * Caught in the Crosswires - Muffy is thrilled when mega producer J3 chooses her family for his latest reality TV project. After all, she was born to be star! But when Muffy's asked to amp up the drama between her and Bailey, she worries that she's being portrayed as a spoiled brat. Is it possible reality TV isn't as realistic as she thought?
    * Framed! - Buster has just won the best young artist award at the Elwood City Arts Festival. Sensing his work might be worth something someday, Muffy hires Buster to paint her portrait. But can Buster satisfy his critical client?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#131H] Martha Bakes/Martha Makes Scents * Martha Bakes - Helen is sad when her drawing doesn't win the art competition, so Mom decides to bake her a cake to cheer her up. But when a last-minute order comes in at the flower shop, Martha and Skits decide to take over. Do two dogs with no thumbs (and a cookbook) have what it takes to bake?
    * Martha Makes Scents - Always on the lookout for a way to avoid bathing, Martha decides TD's dad OG should invent a perfume that will cover up her doggy scent. After a few tries, he concocts the perfect pooch perfume. So why is Martha begging for a bath?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#311H] Masterclass 1 Learn from Mary how to make classic Madeira cake and frosted walnut cake. Paul makes hazelnut and orange biscotti and technically tricky arlettes. Mary closes the show with the retro classic Black Forest gateau. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#312H] Masterclass 2 Paul demonstrates how to make soda bread and then bakes baguettes. Mary makes cappuccino creme brulees and Spanische windtorte. Paul shows how to decorate a pie and Mary makes checkerboard cake and a tiered white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3713H] Durham Cathedral 1 duration 55:41   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#304H] Tragedy + Time = Comedy Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America's funniest men-Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader-as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Foo Fighters - Landmarks Live In Concert: A Great Performances Special Rock with the great American stadium rock band, having sold 25 million records and won of 11 Grammy Awards, captured in peak performance at the iconic ancient amphitheater at Athens' Acropolis, hosted by Chad Smith, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1402H] Get Out There In NYC, the road-trippers meet the mechanical engineer who's pushing touch technology into the future. Katherine Kuchenbecker is working on haptic technologies that will shape medicine, commerce, and more. Next up, artist and activist Zaria Forman talks about the transformative power of travel, and entrepreneur Jewel Burks tells her gutsy story of building a company from the ground up. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#205H] Little Greece Mickela celebrates the annual St. Nicholas feast with the Greek-American community in Queens, while also finding local heroes who keep the Greek culture alive. duration 28:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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