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KQED Plus: Monday, November 27, 2017

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

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Monday, November 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    The Farthest - Voyager In Space Launched in 1977, NASA's epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age. duration 1:56:45   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Beyond A Year In Space Picking up where the first film left off Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth-the final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth's orbit and travel into deep space. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Ken Burns: America's Storyteller [#103B] American Sampler This program focuses its attention on the many single documentaries and short series that Ken Burns has produced over the years. It explores the tremendous depth and breadth of his work with a special emphasis on films about Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Jackie Robinson and others. duration 1:28:47   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Soundstage [#1804H] Jake Owen Country music's "barefoot" rising star Jake Owen makes an electrifying Soundstage debut! Guided by sheer musical instinct and a willingness to experiment, this Grammy and CMA Award Nominee ascended to stardom with five #1 smashes, including the two-time platinum anthem "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." Owen has toured with such artists as Brooks & Dunn, Sugarland, Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and others, and in this exclusive Soundstage performance, he is truly "Settin' the World on Fire." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4245] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4244] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1615H] Serving Up Noodles and Rice Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Japanese-style stir- fried noodles with beef at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sharpeners in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reinvents a classic, fried brown rice with pork and shrimp. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#503H] Mid-East Meets West Sara's guest Einat Admony of New York's Balaboosta has legions of fans for her Israeli/Mediterranean cuisine, and she's bringing it to our kitchen with a traditional sinaya - a Middle Eastern shepherd's pie. We'll discover more about Einat's fascinating background, including a stint in the Israeli Army. Also on the menu, one of Sara's favorites - falafel salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#712H] South Some of Martha's all-time favorite desserts hail from the South. Join Martha in the kitchen as she shares three show-stopping regional desserts-tangy buttermilk pie, decadent bourbon bread pudding with a boozy bourbon glaze, and a delectable carrot cake with a heavenly orange cream cheese frosting. Plus, learn how to transform carrots into brilliantly colored finishing touches for your next carrot cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#223] Home-Smoking Made Easy After showing the professional restaurant smoker used in his restaurants, Chef Keller goes on to demonstrate how home cooks can easily smoke foods at home with an inexpensive smoking pan. The results are wonderfully juicy foods laced with the irresistible flavor of smoke. Recipes: Smoked Trout; Smoked Trout Salad; Smoked Cornish Game Hens. duration 28:00   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 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
    Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time Hosted by singer Mel Torme, this documentary chronicles the career of Frank Sinatra. It focuses on Sinatra's career from the 1940s through the 1960s, using archival footage and clips of Sinatra in newsreels, television programs, and films, interspersed with comments by Torme and excerpts from interviews with lyricist Sammy Cahn, singer/television personality Dinah Shore, film critic Leonard Maltin, and music critic John Rockwell. Touching briefly on his personal life, the program chronicles Sinatra's rise in the music world, his acting career, and his involvement in politics and fundraising.
    Songs performed include "It Was A Very Good Year", "Fly Me To The Moon" "Ol' Man River", "Stardust", "Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week", "You Make Me Feel So Young" ,"I've Got The World On A String", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "Come Fly With Me" , "One For My Baby" and many more.
    duration 1:28:08   TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter This program examines the extraordinary life and career of the beloved American humorist (1927-1996), whose honest tales of domestic life gave voice to millions of homemakers. Archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia trace Bombeck's life, from her childhood during the Great Depression to her work as a women's rights activist. The program is interspersed with uplifting and humorous interviews with Erma's family, friends and colleagues, including a touching on-camera introduction and narration by her neighbor and friend, former talk-show host Phil Donahue. It also features readings from some of Bombeck's best columns, and documents her continuing impact on readers, parents and writers today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23245] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1103H] Sessions at The Presidio, Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana and Waterbar The stresses of the day are quenched away with refreshing beers, contemporary comfort food and warm atmosphere at Sessions in The Presidio in San Francisco. In Mountain View, you'll find authentic Neopolitan pizza, Southern Italian cuisine and a trendy, energetic vibe at Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana. Finally, take a trip to San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront for breathtaking views, eye-popping architecture, market-fresh oysters and gourmet seafood at Waterbar. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#115H] Tomatoes If Joanne had to pick one fruit or vegetable to be best friends with, it would be a simple, fresh tomato. Join her as she travels to Dirty Girl Produce farms and makes Fried Green Tomatoes and Bloody Marys with her student. Recipes: Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Tomato Mayonnaise, Bloody Maria with Fresh-pressed Tomato Juice and Muddled Serrano Student: Charles Baldwin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#113H] Vegetable Bounty Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#508H] Athens and Side Trips The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We'll tour the must-sees of ancient Athens, including the Parthenon, Agora, and amazing National Archaeological Museum. We'll take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city, but waste no time getting to my favorite side trip destinations: the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi, and a fast boat to the romantic, traffic-free Isle of Hydra. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    The American St. Nick World War II exacted a heavy toll on the people of Wiltz, Luxembourg, nearly destroying the small town. Occupied by German forces for four years, the town was subject to the whims of Nazi leadership: streets were renamed, the native language was banned, religious freedoms were curtailed, and Saint Nicolas Day was outlawed. The documentary THE AMERICAN SAINT NICK chronicles a day at the height of the war when the battle-weary 28th Infantry Division of the American Army returned hope and joy to the children and people of this war-torn town. On Dec. 5, 1944, American soldiers, led by Harry Stuts, put their guns down for one day and organized a party celebrating the town's centuries-old Saint Nick tradition. Soldiers made hot chocolate from their D-rations, company cooks made donuts and cookies for the children, and 22-year-old corporal Richard Brookins from Rochester, NY played the role of Saint Nick. An emotional and heartfelt story, THE AMERICAN SAINT NICK illustrates how American soldiers and residents of the hamlet were able to bond over a moment in time, creating a tradition that continues to this day. The documentary THE AMERICAN SAINT NICK chronicles a day at the height of the war when the battle-weary 28th Infantry Division of the American Army returned hope and joy to the children and people of this war-torn town. On Dec. 5, 1944, American soldiers, led by Harry Stuts, put their guns down for one day and organized a party celebrating the town's centuries-old Saint Nick tradition. Soldiers made hot chocolate from their D-rations, company cooks made donuts and cookies for the children, and 22-year-old corporal Richard Brookins from Rochester, NY played the role of Saint Nick. An emotional and heartfelt story, THE AMERICAN SAINT NICK illustrates how American soldiers and residents of the hamlet were able to bond over a moment in time, creating a tradition that continues to this day. duration 57:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#215H] Tortuga Tune Up Aviva loves the Tortuga design, but feels there's something missing. Martin and Chris realize it can't really swim, so they decide to get some bio inspiration for this feature by exploring the world of the sea turtles. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#119H] Hold The Door/Flatastrophe * Hold the Door - When a young agent in training gets lost in headquarters, Olive and Otto must find him before Ms. O finds out. Curriculum: Number operations; working with addition and subtraction equations.
    * Flatastrophe - Olive and Otto must stop Fladam, a villain with a vendetta against cubes. Curriculum: Geometry; identifying and comparing 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#120H] Puppet Show/Mystic Egg Pizza * Puppet Show - Olive and Otto have to crack a case in which a group of people have been turned into puppets. Curriculum: Measurement; telling time and ordering events.
    * Mystic Egg Pizza - With the help of Odd Squad, Delivery Debbie and Delivery Doug must figure out why their food is disappearing. Curriculum: Number operations; beginning understanding of fraction.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1810H] Shelter from the Storm Part 1 & 2 When a powerful hurricane hits Elwood City, everyone's affected. Ladonna's dad is called up by the Army Corps of Engineers. Muffy relocates to a shelter, while Arthur struggles to reunite lost pets and owners. And Brain seeks the help of a therapist - voiced by special guest Idina Menzel - to help him manage his anxiety. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize the importance of family, friendship, and the support and compassion of others in times of crisis duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1901H] Brain's Brain/Brain Sees Stars * Brain's Brain - Brain's Easter egg hunts are notoriously hard. But this year's might prove impossible if Brain can't remember where he hid the final egg. To track down the missing memory, Brain, D.W., and Bud venture where no kid has gone before: Brain's brain! Educational Objective: Brain explores the inner workings of the brain.
    * Brain Sees Stars - Crazy coincidences have prevented Brain from seeing a meteor shower in person. But this time, he's planned for everything. Will Brain finally satisfy his astronomical ambition - or is he cosmically cursed? Educational Objective: Arthur and friends realize that Brain always puts others' needs before his own, and resolve to help him accomplish a personal goal.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#135H] Martha Smells/Martha Hears * Martha Smells - Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. She manages to call Helen and tell her how to get there by smell. Can Helen and TD follow her scent map and uncover Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair?
    * Martha Hears - For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears. It sounded like a good idea. . ..
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Yearse Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was "The Beatles." duration 2:29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Sgt. Pepper's Musical Revolution This program offers a look back at the creation, and ongoing influence, of the revolutionary 1967 Beatles album, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." When The Beatles stopped playing live in 1966, they suddenly had the time to pour all of their energy into writing and recording, creating an album that was a performance unto itself. Released in 1967, after what had been essentially a media blackout on what the band had been up to, the album was immediately a sensation and was recognized as a new chapter, not just in rock music, but in the history of all music.
    Hosted by British television presenter Howard Goodall, this film uses visually striking elements to conjure up the psychedelic world of Sgt. Pepper, provide context for the culture of the day, and show how the album was driving force within that culture. It also highlights how contemporary projects, like Beyonce's "Lemonade", would be unthinkable today had The Beatles not completely upended the whole concept of what an album should be. And for the Beatles fan in all of us, the show offers up material that has been squirreled away for decades, known only to a handful of people at Abbey Road Studios, including recordings of studio chat, and isolated instrument tracks and vocals.
    duration 1:27:44   STEREO
  • 11:00 pm
    Feel Better with Pressure Point Therapy Dr. Michael Pinkus (D.C.) empowers viewers to take pain relief into their own hands. Over the years, Dr. Pinkus has found a way to make Eastern medicine practices easy to understand and accessible to the layperson. Comparing Asian acupuncture charts to Western nerve charts of the body, he cross-referenced which nerve pathways were involved with the ancient acupressure points.
    Where did the nerve travel to? What area of the body did it control or influence? Which organs were influenced by these points and how did this correspond to the nerve pathways in the body? From these observations and many years of hands-on application as a successful Doctor of Chiropractic, he derived this technique which he coined "Pressure Point Therapy." This program shows viewers how they can apply these techniques in their daily lives.
    duration 59:25   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1004H] Gary Clark Jr. Austin native and blues phenomenon Gary Clarke Jr. has been touring the US since 2010, but he first picked up a guitar at age 12. By the time he was 15, he was a regular playing stages on Austin's famous 6th street after being discovered by local promoter Clifford Antone. Clarke released independent albums from 2005-2010, until he caught the attention of Eric Clapton, and was signed to Warner Music Group. His latest album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, a tribute to his southern roots, was released in September 2015. Clarke takes the stage in a February 2016 taping for Live from the Artists Den's 10th season. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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