TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Comcast 10 • Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amPBS NewsHour [#10437H] Akin Maintains He Will Stay In Missouri Senate Race * As Facebook's Stock Falters, Apple's Stock Sets Record * American Graduate: In Seattle, A Nonprofit Points Students To College Graduation * In Florida Straits, One Swimmer's Dream Comes To An End * A Conversation With Mickey Edwards duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amOrangutan Diary Deep in the Borneo rainforest, a dedicated team of vets and care-givers have a massive and emotional task ahead of them: to rescue and nurse back to health the jungle's most appealing - and most vulnerable - animals. There are currently 600 (approx.) vulnerable orangutans being cared for, day and night, at the Borneo Orangutan Foundation. Most have had traumatic lives, clinging to survival as rainforests are burned around them, or snatched from the wild to be sold as pets. For the team of vets and care-givers, every day is a challenge - not only nursing the orphans, but also dealing with the everyday human crises of life in a rainforest hospital. duration 1:26:40 STEREO TVG
2:30 amEd Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969 (My Music) Live from New York, it's Ed Sullivan's top rock performers from the mid to late 1960s together in this special presentation. It features an amazing line-up of original 60s performers singing their biggest hits from 1966 - 1969. Hosted by Ed Sullivan and Jay Thomas. duration 1:58:15 STEREO TVPG
4:30 amADD & Mastering It! From the team of comedians behind the ground breaking documentary ADD & Loving It!?! comes a new, entertaining and empowering film. Patrick McKenna and Rick Green make it clear that there is much that can be done to not just manage this disorder, but turn it to your advantage. The program goes through 36 practical tips for managing one's ADD or ADHD.
The program is fast and funny. As adults with ADHD Patrick and Rick keep it light. The 36 Tips are specifically chosen to be ADHD/ADD-friendly. What works for most people is often counter-productive for ADDers. For example, meditation is challenging enough for the average person; for the ADDer it's daunting. But experts explain "the walking meditation," and Rick shows how to seize small moments throughout the day to recover and relax. Some of the tips are simple tricks that help focus and motivation: Choose Your Distraction, Chunk It Up, Keep Stuff Together.
Backing up Patrick and Rick are many experts, who explain the neurology and psychology of this condition. The list of experts is a who's who of psychiatrists, psychologists and authors. From the opening moments of the film the viewer will be laughing and engaged - because that's how ADHD/ADD folks learn best. duration 1:26:59 STEREO
6:00 amZoboomafoo [#110] Climbing There are a lot of climbing creatures and they all have different features that help them climb. A tree frog has sticky pads on its feet, a spider has eight legs, and a kinkajou has a prehensile tail that she uses like a fifth arm when climbing through a tree. When a playful band of coatis turns up at Animal Junction, the gang marvels at how sharp claws and a long tail helps a coati climb trees with the greatest of ease. Coatis are better climbers than Kratts because they're built for it. Jackie and the Animal Helpers rescue a climber-in-training, a kitten who's stuck up in a tree. He knew how to climb up, but he's too afraid to climb down. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amThomas & Friends [#702H] Helpful Friends Charlie & Eddie - Edward wants to show Charlie that he is a really fun engine instead of doing his job. Edward races off to the tracks telling Charlie jokes. A big mistake occurs when Edward takes Sir Topham Hatt's car to the Steam Works by mistake, but Kevin doesn't know how to fix cars, only steam engines. Edward is horrified when he arrives back at the Steam Works and sees that instead of fixing the car, Kevin has put a funnel on its roof! Edward realizes that he needs to concentrate on his job rather than racing around Sodor with Charlie. Toby & The Whistling Woods - Sir Topham Hatt asks Toby to go to the Summer House. Toby is scared because this means that Toby will need to puff through the Whistling Woods. But he decides to be brave and starts to make his way through them. Toby hears a strange noise and reverses quickly out of the woods where he meets Thomas and James. The engines see that Toby is a little frightened and offer to travel through the woods with him but Toby insists he can get through the woods on his own. When Toby gets scared again, Thomas and James tell him that the noises are friendly sounds. One sound is being made by a beautiful owl, another is the sound of a waterfall, and the last is the sound of the wind whistling through the woods. Toby is at last happy in the Whistling Woods! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:00 amRaggs [#202H] Keeping Clean All the dogs love bath time, well, all the dogs except Pido - he thinks baths are boring. The rest of the dogs work together to show Pido all the fun things you can do to have a great bath that is not boring.
Shake your Tails, the clubhouse is a mess and Trilby tries to rally the dogs to help clean up. All the dogs seem to have other plans and don't have time to clean the house, but when they return the clubhouse is now magically all clean. Is it possible that Dumpster cleaned the clubhouse? duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:30 amSesame Street [#4269H] Siblings Baby Bear and Curly Bear are coloring and start to fight over the crayons. Chris and Christy ask what is going on, and Baby Bear tells them that Curly is aggravating him, and he does not want to share with her. Chris and Christy explain to Baby Bear that sometimes it is hard to share with a sibling, your brother or sister, and they should know because they are twins. They flash back to when they were babies and sing about how much they hated to share their toys, room, and meals, but then they loved to share things like secrets, dancing, and smiles. Baby Bear says he is ready to share, but when he goes back to Curly, she is sitting in his seat. They argue again, and Baby Bear says he will not be Curly's brother anymore. Chris and Christy flash back again, and this time sing about what it would be like if they did not have each other. They sing that being alone would be sad and that they are indeed glad they have each other. Baby Bear agrees and goes to find Curly. He suggests a game of tag, but she does not agree. Chris and Christy point out that they do not always agree either and that is okay. One again, they flash back, this time to when they argued over choosing music, but realized they share a love for jazz. Baby Bear comes to understand that although you can be different from your sibling, it's what you have in common that counts. And siblings are also great friends! duration 58:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:30 amClifford The Big Red Dog [#211] Cleo Gets A Cone/A Job Well Read * Cleo Gets A Cone - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind. The dogs see another dog wearing a cone collar and Cleo and Mac make assumptions about the other dog's "weakness of character" (she should have been able to stop scratching!). However, a few days later, Cleo is forced to "walk a mile in her cone" when she herself can't stop scratching - and the experience teaches her compassion. * A Job Well Read - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend. Jetta volunteers to watch her baby brother Cosmo but finds him more energetic than she was expecting. With the help of her good friends Charley and Emily, she's convinced to try reading to the little guy - an activity that Cosmo really loves! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:00 amCaillou [#301] Caillou The Detective * Where's Gilbert? - Gilbert has gone missing and Caillou is very concerned. A search of the neighbourhood and the local animal shelter turns up nothing. Caillou thinks about what it would be like to have other kinds of pets, but concludes that Gilbert is the perfect pet and he wants him back! Luckily when they return home Gilbert is waiting for them on the porch.
* Where I Saw it Last - After a day in the park and a visit to an ice cream parlour with Jeffrey and Jason, Caillou realizes that he has misplaced his new toy car. Mom encourages him to remember where he saw it last. The last place Caillou remembers having it is in the ice cream parlour. When they return Caillou is happy to find that the waitress has his missing car!
* Lost in the Jungle - Caillou learns all about the jungle at playschool, and decides it would be an exciting place for a game of hide and seek. The other children join in - Leo hides, and the others pretend to be birds, snakes, monkeys and even a lion. Caillou follows the clues until he finally finds Leo, and the brave explorer is happy to see his friend. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
9:30 amWordWorld [#123H] Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza * Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show.
* The Dancing Duck Bonanza - Duck encourages Shark, who is a great underwater dancer, to dance in his show. When Shark comes up on land to practice, he flops all over the stage like a... well, a fish out of water. But the show must go on! Duck must find a way to put on his show and include Shark. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
10:00 amCurious George [#112] Doctor Monkey/Curious George The Architect * Doctor Monkey: When George accompanies The Man with the Yellow Hat to Dr. Baker's office for his annual check-up, he discovers that a stethoscope is a pretty handy thing to have around when you're trying to solve a puzzle involving a mysterious sound.
* Curious George the Architect: Mr. Glass is building a new skyscraper in the neighborhood, and George and Gnocchi think that his construction site is more fun than a playground. George learns how bulldozers, cement mixers and jackhammers work, and why it's not a good idea to let a monkey operate them.