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KQED Plus: Thursday, January 4, 2018

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

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Thursday, January 4, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1608H] Nigeria Adela Ucar kicks off her visit in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital nightlife. Next she journeys to Yoruba Land in the southwest, thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. Adela later meets witch doctors in Oyo, travels to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands. duration 57:43   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1107H] Midsomer Life, Part 1 Guy Sandys, owner and editor of Midsomer Life magazine, has made a name for himself by publishing unfavorable reviews of local businesses. When his ex-wife's lover is found dead, the detectives are forced to dig into the editor's past, where they find a tangled web of affairs, criminal associations, and blackmail. Things turn personal for Barnaby when Joyce gets involved, placing herself in great danger. Guest star Selina Cadell (Mrs. Tishell in Doc Martin). duration 51:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:54 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1108H] Midsomer Life, Part 2 Guy Sandys, owner and editor of Midsomer Life magazine, has made a name for himself by publishing unfavorable reviews of local businesses. When his ex-wife's lover is found dead, the detectives are forced to dig into the editor's past, where they find a tangled web of affairs, criminal associations, and blackmail. Things turn personal for Barnaby when Joyce gets involved, placing herself in great danger. Guest star Selina Cadell (Mrs. Tishell in Doc Martin). duration 44:08   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    New Tricks [#703] Left Field The team investigates the case of a missing five-year-old, 25 years ago. duration 51:49   STEREO
  • 3:33 am
    Death In Paradise [#142H] Florence finds herself emotionally involved in a case when a former schoolmate is found dead at the foot of a cliff. duration 52:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Inspector Lewis Season 8 On Masterpiece [#4635H] What Lies Tangled Follow Lewis and Hathaway as they investigate a bomb attack that killed an eminent mathematician-a notorious philanderer with many enemies. When a bomb is discovered at his brother's home, the case moves in another direction. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4313] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#115] Twists/Spine With Marichyasana C, Crescent / Anjanyasana, Jathara Parivartanasana, and others. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1301] Kinesthetic Awareness This Sit and Be Fit episode focuses on the importance of kinesthetic awareness and weight shifting as they relate to balance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#920H] Weight Loss: Back Strengthening (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup [#103H] Holiday Classics This episode will have you breaking out the best china and every family member digging in to the bounty of vegan deliciousness. The Unbird/Thanksgiving Fritters/Sweet Potato Chipolte Bisque. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1003H] Island Time "Eat your veggies" - it's a line children from Mexico to Morocco hear from their parents. In this episode, we meet a pair of chefs who took that advice seriously. As Rick discovers, chefs Israel Montero and Alfredo Chaves of Kaah Siis Restaurant aren't just eating their vegetables, nor just cooking them - they're growing them at Xochimilco, Mexico City's ancient floating gardens. The chefs give Rick a tour of the chinampas, small man-made islands amongst the canals, where some of the city's chefs are growing organic and specialty produce. They talk about sustainability, the future of organic, and, of course, kale. Back in Chicago, Rick takes us to the closest thing he has to Xochimilco: Green City Market, where he visits his favorite vendors and takes their wares home for a taco party. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#212H] Nuyorican Barrios The Bronx is not only known as the Borough of Salsa, but also the Borough of Music - Mickela digs deeper into the long-standing Puerto Rican whose influence stretches across all of New York City. duration 27:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Family Ingredients [#104H] California-Pipi Kaula Hawaiian cowboys, who were considered among the best in the world, made tender beef jerky called pipi kaula. Trace the origins of the Hawaiian cowboy lifestyle to the adobes of California, and see how the traditions are still enjoyed today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#103H] San Francisco, CA Bay Area drama unfolds at San Francisco's Old Mint as the GR team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders. A woman who suspects family ties to the Gold Rush learns that a 19th-century workplace murder claimed the life of an ancestor. An Irish-American woman discovers how a devastating earthquake brought her grandparents together. One family's ancestry mirrors American history, with familial ties to both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A Chinese-American woman finds out the truth about her family's ties to Chinatown gangster "Big Jim" Chin, and family heirlooms connect a man to the sole survivor of the 1860 Wiyot Massacre. duration 54:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4208] Invisible Universe Revealed 25 years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble's landmark anniversary, Nova tells the remarkable story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.
    From its inception through its early days, when a one-millimeter engineering blunder turned the telescope into an object of ridicule, to the five heroic astronaut missions that returned Hubble to the cutting edge of science, Nova hears from the scientists and engineers on the front line who tell the amazing Hubble story as never before. This single telescope has helped astronomers pinpoint the age of the universe, revealed the birthplace of stars and planets, advanced our understanding of dark energy and cosmic expansion, and uncovered black holes lurking at the heart of galaxies. For more than a generation, Hubble's stunning images have brought the beauty of the heavens to millions, revealing a cosmos richer and more wondrous than we ever imagined. Join Nova for the story of this magnificent machine and its astonishing discoveries.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1107H] Midsomer Life, Part 1 Guy Sandys, owner and editor of Midsomer Life magazine, has made a name for himself by publishing unfavorable reviews of local businesses. When his ex-wife's lover is found dead, the detectives are forced to dig into the editor's past, where they find a tangled web of affairs, criminal associations, and blackmail. Things turn personal for Barnaby when Joyce gets involved, placing herself in great danger. Guest star Selina Cadell (Mrs. Tishell in Doc Martin). duration 51:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#224H] Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley. duration 27:20   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#121H] Rustic Yet Refined Joanne makes us a classic Italian frico and then with her student Stephanie demonstrates how rustic and refined can work well together in the same meal, making a spiced lentil and herb salad and halibut wrapped in prosciutto. Recipes: Frico with Bacon and Potatoes, Prosciutto di San Daniele-Wrapped Halibut Fillet, and Spiced Lentils and Herb Salad. Student: Stephanie Gerbracht, Wine Sales. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#104] Jimmy Sneed Chef Jimmy Sneed cooks soft-shell crabs with fresh pasta and cole slaw. He demonstrates how anyone can make fresh pasta at home, and how to clean a soft-shell crab before cooking it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1703H] Back to Basics Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Murder Maps [#205H] John Christie. Pt. 2 John Christie brought death to everyone around him. He eluded capture for years, managing to pin his terrible crimes on another man who would be sentenced to death. duration 43:40   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#103H] Tomato Festival P. Allen Smith is having a Tomato Festival in the garden! At the height of tomato season, Chef Josh Smith who makes a delicious tomato gazpacho and explains how to properly cook heritage poultry joins Allen. There's also a tomato tasting happening in Allen's one-acre vegetable garden where guests sample heirloom tomatoes and vote on their favorite. Allen decorates the tables for this festival using you guessed it, tomatoes! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#2003H] Celebrating Sheers Sheer fabrics open up new design opportunities. Textile artist Lisa Walton paints, cuts and folds sheer organza to make origami designs. Printmaker Martha Wolfe celebrates the time-honored Korean art of pojagi with printed and painted organza she sews with flat-felled seams. duration 28:01   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#208] Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer Flawed Squad - The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. Curriculum: Data Collection and analysis; Using tally marks to track data; Graphing. The Creature Whisperer - The agents struggle to catch an odd creature. Curriculum: Composition and Decomposition of 2D shapes. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#2007H] The Hallway Minotaur/Ladonna's Like List Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought... duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1104] Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret * Phony Fern - When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for "emergencies only," Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting! Fern becomes hooked, and starts to believe that nail polish consultations are "emergencies." But she realizes that although evolving technology is great, sometimes it's better to communicate the old-fashioned way, in person.
    * Brain's Shocking Secret - Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! What they don't know is that he was kept back in Kindergarten - and that's a fact Brain would like to keep secret. Will Binky spill the beans??
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#119] Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse ISS Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - making their own amazing backyard "Northern Lights" display! Curriculum: Northern lights (aka, aurora borealis) are a natural, awesome phenomenon. The origin of the aurora begins when a cloud of gas is ejected from the Sun's surface. When it collides in Earth's atmosphere with oxygen and nitrogen, it produces dazzling auroral light. Treehouse ISS - When the kids realize that they all want to use the treehouse at the same time for different activities, arguments break out. Mindy tries to help by creating a schedule for each kid to use the treehouse alone. In the end, the kids realize they need each other's company and ideas in order to be successful in their own projects. In resolving their problem, the kids learn to think like the scientists on the International Space Station, who have to find a solution to the problem of getting along while doing different projects in a small space. Curriculum: The International Space Station (ISS) program is a great global human achievement in international cooperation. Countries work in partnership to support the experiments of scientists on the ISS, including observing space, growing plants in micro-gravity, and recording observations. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Genius of George Boole Even though he died more than a century before the creation of the first personal computer, English mathematician George Boole's work with symbolic algebra has played an integral role in the design of digital computer circuits to this day. Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons, the documentary THE GENIUS OF GEORGE BOOLE uses interviews with industry leaders and academic experts to explore the monumental impact of Boole's work on today's technology. duration 59:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Penelope Keith at Her Majesty's Service [#101H] Windsor At the Queen's much-loved Windsor Castle, Penelope finds out about the Knights of the Garter, visits the Royal Herb Strewer and she joins the Queen's Bargemaster for a trip along the River Thames. duration 47:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Lucy Worsley gets into bed with our past monarchs to uncover the Tales from the Royal Bedchamber. She reveals that our obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of their magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself. duration 54:18   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#401H] The Impression Comedian Larry David and politician Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they thought as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    American Epic [#101H] The Big Bang Travel to 1920s Tennessee as the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records with producer Ralph Peer on a revolutionary portable electronic recording system, creating the first R&B songs and modern country music. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1005H] No More What If's Leaving Houston, the team takes a brief hiatus from interviews with a 2-day drive to Chicago that allows them to reflect on the experience thus far. Once in the Windy City, they find themselves speaking with Zach Kaplan, the CEO and Co-founder of Inventables, a company that connects product developers with novel materials. Zach recounts the many rejections he's been dealt over the years, emphasizing perseverance in the face of challenge. Next, the team heads to Chicagoland Skydive to meet with skydiving instructor Ward Hessig. Once a policeman on track to becoming a lawyer, Ward discusses the fortuitous turn of events that led to his shift in paths. After their chat, the Roadtrippers nervously prepare for a skydive, but are ultimately able to let go of trepidation by following Ward's advice to 'push through fear and embrace the reward.' duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#212H] Nuyorican Barrios The Bronx is not only known as the Borough of Salsa, but also the Borough of Music - Mickela digs deeper into the long-standing Puerto Rican whose influence stretches across all of New York City. duration 27:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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