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KQED Plus: Saturday, September 8, 2012

Comcast 10  •  Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

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Saturday, September 8, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10450H] For Campaigns, Mixed Jobs Report Provides Fuel For Attacks * State Department To Label Haqqani Network A Terrorist Group * A Conversation With Undecided Voters * Shields And Brooks * NFL Season Starts With "Replacement" Referees duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#204Z] Aromatherapy There's concern in Portwenn that local radio presenter Caroline Bosman has a drink problem. She's been heard slurring her words during her broadcasts, and she's been seen driving erratically. Her marriage is on the rocks because of her strange behavior. PC Mylow has romance on his mind. He's been bowled over by the pretty, blonde newcomer to Portwenn, Julie. He offers to give her driving lessons, and is over the moon when she accepts. But his little bubble of happiness bursts when she decides to enroll at a proper driving school. Meanwhile, Martin has an odorous problem with one of his patients. Vernon Cooke stinks so much nobody can bear to be in the same room. Martin has the unpleasant task of trying to discover the cause. duration 46:44   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Foyle's War [#401Z] Invasion, Part 1 As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 3:00 am
    Foyle's War [#402Z] Invasion, Part 2 As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 4:00 am
    Sherlock Holmes [#310] The Red Circle Signor Zamba is murdered by a member of the notorious "Red Circle". duration 51:31   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Moyers & Company [#135H] Challenging Power, Changing Politics This week, Bill offers an alternative to the partisan events and talking points that dominated the national conventions.
    First, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the longest-serving Independent in Congressional history, joins Bill to talk candidly about the state of our economy, health care, and the unprecedented impact of big money on American democracy.
    Also on the show, Green Party presidential and vice presidential candidates Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala share their unique perspectives on the intersection of personal missions and modern politics.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#118] Feeling Good When a porcupine comes to Animal Junction, the gang focuses on creature coats and how they feel. A porcupine has spiky quills for protection. A sheep has a thick wool coat for warmth. A lynx has soft fur and furry paws to help her live in the snowy cold. And a quick trip to a petting zoo drives the point home even more. Creatures have all kinds of coats, but every creature has the best coat for where ever he or she lives. Jackie does a turn as a duck-crossing guard. She helps herd ducklings across the road to the safety of MudPuppy Pond. After she scoops the last one across, she nuzzles into the duckling's soft coat. Ducklings feel amazing! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#802H] Kindness with Friends Percy's New Friends - Percy wants to make friends with the wild animals on Sodor. When he approaches a squirrel, it runs away. He tries to make friends with a bird but it flies away. Percy doesn't understand why the animals keep running away from him. As Percy is thinking about this, Gordon rushes past and frightens him by going so fast and being so loud. Percy realizes that big things can scare little things, so Percy decides to approach the animals again, but this time he is very gentle and quiet. Soon the rabbit, the squirrel and the bird have hopped onto Percy's buffer. Percy takes his new friends to meet the other engines. Emily and Dash - Emily is given the special of looking after Dash and taking him to the Children's Steam Fair. Emily sees that Dash can make special tweeting noises with his whistle. Emily pushes Dash to show her how to make tweeting noises again and again. Dash warns Emily that he'll run out of fuel but she doesn't listen and Dash runs out of fuel. He gets stuck and can't move to go to the fair. Emily goes to the fair instead and tries to tweet again but everyone just thinks she is being funny. Emily realizes that she has been a silly engine and needs to help Dash. Emily makes everything better by getting fuel for Dash and bringing him to the fair. Emily laughs so hard when they get to the fair that she twitters and tweets. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Animal Baby Explorers [#107H] Side By Side/Picky Eaters * Side by Side - When the Explorers spot a gigantic "fish bird" fly out of the water, they decide to investigate. In the process, they stumble across a coral reef teaming with life and discover how that animals that live there get along.
    * Picky Eaters - After a delicious picnic, Miss Sally poses the question, "Can you imagine if you only ate just about one thing only? " So the Explorers set out to find animals that only eat one or two things to survive.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 7:30 am
    Curious George [#116] Curious George Sees Stars/Curious George Gets A Trophy * Curious George Sees Stars - George is determined to count all the stars in the sky but he just can't stay awake long enough to finish. And when he goes back to the city it's even more difficult-the stars have disappeared! Will George be able to come up with a system to keep track of his count? And exactly where do all the stars go when George goes to the city?
    * Curious George Gets a Trophy - As a reward for helping him wash dishes at the restaurant, Chef Pisghetti gives George an ice cream sculpture in the shape of Gnocchi the cat. George really wants to show The Man with the Yellow Hat his new trophy, but the ice cream keeps melting! After a few melted dishes, George learns a whole lot about what happens to ice cream outside of the freezer.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#138H] Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice * Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them!
    * Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#103H] Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. Daniel Goes to School - When Daniel joins the rest of his friends at school, he doesn't want his Dad to leave - until Dad Tiger reminds him that "grownups come back." Then, Miss Elaina loses her locket and misses her mom, Lady Elaine. The kids help Miss Elaina find the locket and enjoy the rest of the school day. After lunch, the grownups return to the school. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Caillou [#307] Caillou The Musician * Caillou Plays the Drums - Clementine's big brother Billy has a new drum set and is having lots of fun playing as loud as he can. He won't let Clementine and Caillou play his drums though, because he says they're not grown up enough. The two friends set out to prove him wrong, and once they put on their 'grownup costumes' he finally relents and lets them play. Caillou pretends he's a rock and roll drummer playing a big drum solo!
    * Caillou's Marching Band - Caillou and his friends are very excited when a real marching band goes by the playschool. They decide they want to be in a marching band too. The kids find some makeshift instruments in the classroom, and Emma makes them matching band hats. After a shaky start, Caillou leads the others by beating on his drum and they march around the schoolyard like a real marching band.
    * Caillou Sings - The playschool is having a talent show and Caillou wants to sing a song, but Clementine beats him to the punch, picking the exact song he wanted to sing. When it turns out she's having trouble remembering all the words, Caillou suggests they work together and the resulting song-and-dance routine is the hit of the show!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Zoboomafoo [#120] Animal Daycare Martin and Chris are exhausted after an around-the-world hike, but there's no time to sleep because Animal Junction's full of babies: lynx and bobcat kittens, a baby ring tail lemur. Needless to say, Zoboo, Martin and Chris have their hands full. Babies can be pretty helpless and need lots of care. Babies are also pretty vocal when they are in need of something, especially these creature babies. Jackie and the Animal Helpers are returning from blueberry picking when they discover a baby bird that's fallen out of his nest. The nest is too high for them to reach, so they put the bird into a blueberry basket and set the basket into the crotch of the tree. That way the bird's mom will find his new nest and feed him. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#103H] Aardvark Town When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Arthur [#1501] Fifteen - Parts I & II How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#1013H] Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. And Roger heads to Philadelphia to plant two trees on a busy city street. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1014H] Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3201H] Ford Shelby Gt500 Road Test: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 * Road Test: 2012 BMW M6 Convertible & 2013 * BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe * Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 12:30 pm
    McLaughlin Group [#3037] duration 27:30   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2343H] September 7, 2012 BELVA DAVIS AT THE DNC: In our continuing special coverage, Belva Davis reports from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina where Californians have a prominent presence. With Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as convention chairman, and others - including Senator Dianne Feinstein, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Assembly Speaker John Perez - held center stage, helping to make the case for the party platform and for four more years for President Obama.
    NEWS PANEL: Guest reporters Joe Garofoli from the San Francisco Chronicle; Kitty Felde, Washington Correspondent for KPCC, Southern California Public Radio; and Debra Saunders, columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle share their thoughts on some of the week's highlights.
    KAMALA HARRIS INTERVIEW: Californian Attorney General Kamala Harris joins Belva for a one-on-one interview. Harris' prime time speech was highly anticipated.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1001] Integrative Pediatrics with Dr. Lindy Woodard; The Power of Food As Medicine with Dr. Nick Gonzalez & Dr. Ron Schmid; Gratefulness as a Healing Practice with Dr. Brenda Wade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Equal Time [#209H] San Jose Mayors San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed joins four former San Jose mayors to discuss city progress and problems, past and present. Mayors are asked why they did not foresee the current budget crisis. Public service pensions and downtown development are also addressed in this lively discussion, part of the Don Edwards Lecture Series at San Jose State University. Participants include Norm Mineta, Janet Gray Hayes, Susan Hammer and Ron Gonzales. Host: Bob Rucker Discussion Moderator: Terry Christensen duration 28:30   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    This is Us [#410H] Guide Dogs and Doctors You Should Know This week we are on the campus of Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, CA. We're in the play area among 60 puppies to learn how the dogs are trained, how they change lives and how this amazing service organization got started in 1942. We also profile noted oceanographer, explorer and author Dr. Sylvia Earle who was named by Time magazine as the first Hero for the Planet. She has spent so much time on the ocean floor that colleagues call Dr. Earle "Her Deepness." Next, we take a look at Olympic hero Amy Chow's amazing career. A gymnast and a member of the famous Magnificent Seven, the first American team to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, Amy is now a practicing pediatrician. duration 27:39   STEREO
  • 3:00 pm
    Global Spirit [#105H] The Journey Towards Oneness Beneath the external differences that separate the world's religions, there is a deep undercurrent of core teachings that point in the direction of Oneness, or "Unity Consciousness" - the indivisible totality of all creation, all beliefs, all religions and of the universe itself. The Journey Towards Oneness explores the concept of Oneness from both a scientific and spiritual point of view and traces its evolution and expression through different religious and spiritual traditions. The program features physicist Dr. Ravi Ravindra, who comes from the Hindu tradition, and Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, a Naqshbandi Sufi teacher and Jungian analyst. Together, these two bring a wealth of insights and spontaneity to this exciting discussion, spanning the realms of both science and mysticism. duration 55:35   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Moyers & Company [#135H] Challenging Power, Changing Politics This week, Bill offers an alternative to the partisan events and talking points that dominated the national conventions.
    First, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the longest-serving Independent in Congressional history, joins Bill to talk candidly about the state of our economy, health care, and the unprecedented impact of big money on American democracy.
    Also on the show, Green Party presidential and vice presidential candidates Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala share their unique perspectives on the intersection of personal missions and modern politics.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#504H] Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And tiny Andorra entertains shoppers and hikers alike, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    California's Gold [#15002] Chavez Center Huell travels to the Tehachapi Mountains to visit The Cesar Chavez Foundation. Set on 187 acres, the buildings where once home to a tuberculosis hospital and then it's where Cesar lived and labored during his last quarter century as he fought for better rights for migrant workers. Now the Center is a carrying on Cesar's dream and welcomes visitors to learn about this important chapter in our states history. Huell gets a very special and personal tour of the Center from Cesar's son Paul. duration 29:06  
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Market Warriors [#101H] Antiquing In Adamstown, PA In the premiere, four pickers - Miller, John,Bob and Kevin - head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, home to Renningers Adamstown, a large indoor/outdoor flea market, where they will be challenged to find mid-century modern items amid the Pennsylvania Dutch antiques. The pickers scour the market for key finds, which include an Eames chair, Moss floor lamp and a Tiffany jelly jar. The winning picker is determined at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles, California, where their chosen items go under the hammer. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Lawrence Welk Show [#1301] Lawrence Welk's Premiere Show "Say It With Music" opens the 25th season of The Lawrence Welk Show on Public Television. It was also his very first national television broadcast. Alice Lon sings "Love Me Or Leave Me", Larry Hooper delights with his signature song "Oh Happy Day", Rocky Rockwell charms us with "I Love Girls", and since it wouldn't be a Welk show without a polka, "The Clarinet Polka" fits the bill perfectly. Don't miss the show that started it all. duration 57:45   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1410H] Denver, CO - Hour One Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Kathleen Bailey at Denver's Kirkland Art Museum to view its collection of wild-looking Art Deco glassware known as Ruba Rombic. Highlights include a poster of the famous Wright Flyer airplane, made by the owner's great-grandfather, marking the Wright Brothers' triumphant return to Dayton, Ohio, in 1909; a first edition copy of William Faulkner's Sartoris, inscribed to the owner's father, one of Faulkner's cousins; and an heirloom collection of jewelry that includes a fabulous diamond ring, crafted by "Jeweler to the Stars" Paul Flato, and valued at $215,000 to $270, 000. duration 55:40   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Priceless Antiques Roadshow [#109] duration 29:04   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 pm
    Priceless Antiques Roadshow [#110] duration 29:07   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1106] Philadelphia, PA - Hour 3 Host Mark L. Walberg wraps up AR's visit to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a stop at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he's joined by appraiser Alasdair Nichol. The oldest art school in the country, the Academy continues to be a hothouse for some of America's most promising new artists. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center, experts unveil more masterworks, including a pair of paintings by noted Hudson River School artist John F. Kensett - bought at a yard sale for $35; a dazzling three-carat, Asscher-cut, yellow diamond ring; and a trio of autographed baseballs featuring signatures from the 1944 St. Louis Cardinals, Ted Williams in his 1939 rookie season and an authenticated autograph from Babe Ruth himself in the late 1940s. Together, this triple play wins an auction estimate of $34,000 to $46,000. duration 56:24   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1114] Globe Trekker Special: The Making of Globe Trekker Go behind the scenes of Globe Trekker to find out how the world's longest running and most popular travel series is made. Viewers will join a crew on the road to witness the logistical challenges of shooting this series, hearing the perspectives of hosts, producers, directors and crew. They'll also uncover never-before-seen moments from shoots over the years. duration 54:57   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3508H] Pearl Jam Classic alternative rockers Pearl Jam take the ACL stage with tunes from their latest album, Backspacer, as well as catalogue favorites. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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