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KQED Plus: Friday, January 5, 2018

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

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Friday, January 5, 2018
  • 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)
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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
  • 5:00 am
    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)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4314] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Foundations of Yoga with Tara Lee [#104H] Air & Water Expansion & Awareness Sequence Air & Water Expansion & Awareness Sequence focuses on the kidneys and lungs. By breathing into different areas of the body while holding a yoga posture, we can create fluidity and space so tension can be released. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1302] Static Balance Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#921H] Pain Relief: Spine Strength & Flexibility (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#204H] Big Flavor, Less Salt Ellie helps you get the bold taste you crave from your favorite foods while keeping salt in check in your kitchen. Recipe: Tri-color salad pizza - Family favorite minestrone soup - 3-Ingredient coriander-crusted turkey breast with sweet and spicy roasted root vegetables. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Simply Ming [#1304H] Jamie Bissonnette Today on Simply Ming, Ming is cooking at home with Jamie Bissonnette, James Beard award-winning chef. Both chefs take on rice, creating two amazing dishes from one simple ingredient! Ming uses crispy chicken sausage and scallions to create a flavorful spin on classic fried rice, while Jamie creates a savory paella from seasonal ingredients. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Our California [#103H] Temple Coffee, Elverhoj Museum, Hilmar Cheese In this episode, Joel drops by a coffee shop that roasts its own beans; visits a museum dedicated to the creation of the City of Solvang; and the largest cheese manufacturer in the U.S. duration 27:39   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 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
  • 10:00 am
    Fly Boys: Western Pennsylvania's Tuskegee Airmen This documentary tells the story of struggle and the ultimate triumph of the brave African-American soldiers who served their country during World War II. The film chronicles the "Tuskegee Airmen" program, a controversial military initiative designed to measure African-Americans' competence for flying the engines of war. It features the stories of the more than 40 aviators from western Pennsylvania, including the pilots, navigators and bombardiers who flew fighter and bomber planes during the war, as well as the maintenance and support staff, instructors and personnel who kept the planes in the air. duration 57:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 11:00 am
    Spy in the Wild, A Nature Miniseries [#102H] Intelligence Spy Creatures infiltrate the world of animal intelligence, ingenuity, and creativity. Watch our spies disguised as animals observe a gray squirrel stealing Spy Nut, a sea otter cracking open a meal, and an orangutan washing with soap! duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    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
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#203H] Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora Authentic ingredients flown in from New York, make this delicatessen a special find; while flavors cultivated from a love affair with Mexico are the inspiration at our next stop. And finally the Veneto region of Italy is the focus, with just a dab of Hungarian. duration 26:13   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#507H] Romance at the Table Chef Keller shows how to whip up a romantic dinner for that special someone. He starts with a rich tasting beef tartare that has some surprise ingredients. After demonstrating a fool-proof method for cooking lobster, he transforms it into lobster thermidor. Beef Tartare Tacos with Kusshi Oysters, Lobster Thermidor with Sauteed Green Beans, & Strawberry Milkshake. duration 28:30   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#125H] Wonders of the Sea Arriving in New York with a repertoire of French recipes and techniques, Jacques joined the team at Howard Johnson to learn about American food. Today, he shares his expansive knowledge of that cookery, combining it with his traditional French training. Starting with a simple seafood salad, packed with a smorgasbord of marine favorites, then, continuing with the fish theme, making a spicy shrimp with cocktail sauce. He follows with some crispy, Creole-inspired blackfish beignets with spicy sauce, perfect for any brunch or light supper menu. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#904H] Surf and Turf Goes Regional Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to grilled sugar steak. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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
  • 4:00 pm
    Urban Conversion [#104H] Green yoU Rodman goes back to school to learn how one campus is leading the way towards sustainability in higher education. He will be living, learning and putting one up for the home team as a "non-traditional" student. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now [#804H] Snuggly Slipper Boots Show off warm, snuggly socks. Melissa Leapman knits cozy boots with a folksy Fair Isle pattern and an interesting heel construction. Learn lots of ways to make pom poms and tassels with Lena Skvagerson in the technique corner. Vanessa Wilson crochets cute rustic boots with fringe that are easy enough for a beginner. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#210] Night Shift/Put Me In Coach Night Shift - The agents discover things are very different at Odd Squad at night. Curriculum: Mapping; Using Coordinates. Put Me In Coach - Coach O determines which agents get to visit the unicorns in Cloud Town. Curriculum: Measurement; Using a pan balance to measure relative weight. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1105] Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train * Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
    * Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1106] The Making of Arthur/Dancing Fools * The Making of Arthur - Matt Damon guest-stars in animated form as the host of a new series, "Postcards from You." When the Oscar # winning star puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, he sets off a frantic rush among Arthur and his gang to film their lives. Could the experiences of kids in Elwood City really interest a television audience? They'll have to wait and see if Matt Damon thinks so. (Note:This episode promotes the real "Postcards from You" initiative that encourages kids around the country to make their own videos.)
    * Dancing Fools - Mrs. Molina is a teaching a dance class for kids. The class creates the opportunity for some unlikely dance pairings - Muffy and Binky, D.W. and the Tibbles, and, the most unlikely of all, Francine and George. Will the two survive the dance class? Or, could they possibly emerge as the next Fred and Ginger?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#120] Date Night/Face on the Fritz Date Night - When Jet realizes that it's the anniversary of Carrot and Celery's first date, he wants to recreate that first picnic they had on one of Bortron 7's moons. The kids all get involved to help create the perfect date night. Curriculum: It's hard to have a picnic anywhere in the Solar System besides Earth - here we're not too near or too far from the Sun, so the temperature is just right, plus we have liquid oceans and a breathable atmosphre. Anywhere else, you'd definitely have a hard time enjoying a picnic outdoors. Face on the Fritz - When the kids are trying to build a new pet house for Sunspot and FACE 9000 gives them mixed-up directions, they learn that it is time for FACE 9000 to get upgraded. In the meantime FACE 9000's "substitute," the "DATA-BOX," is an old Earth computer from the early 1980s. The kids need to learn how to give instructions in the way computers understand, putting them in charge of using technology in an active way. When FACE 9000 comes back, they have learned to appreciate him, as well as to be more independent thinkers. Curriculum: Technology has advanced greatly since the days of the giant computers that guided man to the moon in 1969. However, even though technology is very useful, it is still a tool, not an end in itself, and people still need to know how to monitor and program it. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 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
  • 7:45 pm
    DCI Banks [#114H] To Burn In Every Drop of Blood Drug dealer Damon Horsley is murdered at the woodland shrine of suicide Sian Haddon, with Sian's teen-aged friend Kyle Finn finding the body. Banks discovers that Horsley owed money to Charlie Franklin, whom Banks suspects of dealing on behalf of outwardly respectable property developer Steve Richards. duration 1:30:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:18 pm
    Murder Room [#101Z] (An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery) Part 1 of 2 When a trustee is found murdered at the Dupayne family museum, the circumstances of the death mimic one of the cases exhibited in the museum's own 'Murder Room'. Commander Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard finds himself investigating a web of secrecy, revenge, family feuds and clandestine sex. Following the brutal murder of Neville Dupayne there are more copycat killings to come for Dalgliesh, whose investigation is complicated by his love for Emma Lavenham. As step-by-step Dalgliesh moves closer to the murderer, will he ever be able to tell Emma how he really feels? duration 1:31:55   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Murder In Suburbia [#201Z] Witches Ashurst and Scribbins investigate the murder of a teenager who is found stabbed to death in a graveyard. The case soon turns out to more than unusual as it appears the motive may be linked to witchcraft. Meanwhile, with Sullivan on holiday, Ash and Scribbs are forced to deal with a new boss - DCI Whittle - who's pedantic and couldn't care less attitudes begin to get on their nerves. duration 59:47   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 12:00 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#711H] The McCrary Sisters Celebrate the BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND return appearance of siblings who form one of the world's premier gospel quartets. The soulful and powerful sisters bring strength and truth to their musical message of love and redemption. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#712H] Blues Traveler Delight in a performance from musicians that have emerged as key players among growing and loyal jamband audiences. Punchy and improvisational, the Grammy-winning band is also known for Top 40 hits such as "Hook" and "Run-Around." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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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 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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