TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Thursday, May 30, 2013
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 amTavis Smiley [#2913] Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2) duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
12:30 amImageMakers [#1106H] Stop Making Sense MR. FOLEY - Ireland
During movie credits did you ever wonder what the Foley Artist does? Wonder no more as this brilliant film shows the devil (and the fun) is in the details of making movies. A man awakens in a hospital bed to find he has lost his hearing. Well, not really. He can hear, but it comes with a catch. Written and directed by Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman. Principal cast: Mark Doherty, Paraic Breathnach, Paul Connaughton and Louise Lenihan.
SHORT FILM ABOUT ICE FISHING - USA
What could be more relaxing than a spot of ice fishing with your buddy and his dog? Note to self...never a good idea to mix ice fishing, beer, guns and dynamite. Unfortunately, two clueless friends decide to do just that with hilarious results. Written and directed by Jason Shahinfar. Principal cast: Levi Adema and Zach Engelhart. While looking for a location to shoot the filmmaker found his soon to be cast members.
WE LOVE OUR CLIENTS - Italy
The tedium of working the nightshift is no match for the ingenious clerks that work at an all-night grocery store. The employees do a whole lot more than stack the grocery aisles. Unsuspecting shoppers are in for quite of a surprise once they get to the checkout line. Directed by Beppe Tufarulo. Principal cast: Giampiero Judica, Lucia Mascino, Francesco Mandelli, Maurizio Lombardi and Hal Yamanouchi.
CENTRIFUGE BRAIN PROJECT - Germany < br>The centrifuge brain project is a scientific experiment that started in the 1970s. It involves an amusement park to enhance people's brain capacity (or in other words blow your mind). The goal is to create an experience of total freedom,cutting all connection to the laws of gravity (and reality). Written and directed by Til Nowak. This is Til Nowak's second film to appear on Imagemakers (his first was the animation Delivery in season five). Principal cast: Leslie Barany. duration 26:07 STEREO TVG
1:00 amThis is Us [#206] Asian Heritage * Norman Mineta, former Secretary of Transportation - Former San Jose mayor, US congressman, presidential cabinet member and San Jose's favorite son.
* Dr. Masako Miura, Physician at Manzanar - Dr. Masako Miura gives a first person account of life in Manzanar, the Japanese interment camp which is now a National Historic site. Dr. Miura was one of only two women in her class at USC medical school. Shortly after graduation, she joined her family at Manzanar where she and 4 other doctors provided medical care to 10,000 people. Now more than 90 years old, she is sharing her compelling story.
* P.J. and Roy Hirabayoshi - The couple met in a computer punch card class and went on to lead San Jose Taiko. They have been keeping the beat in The Valley for 35 years. duration 28:56 STEREO
1:30 amRick Steves' Europe [#308H] Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by the sun. We climb Roman ruins in Nimes, explore a papal palace in Avignon, and savor vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. Crossing acres of wispy vineyards, we explore the Cotes du Rhone and more wonders of the South of France. duration 27:46 STEREO TVG
2:00 amAs Time Goes By [#121] Jean and Lionel travel to Los Angeles to discuss turning their story into a film. But Jean becomes quite concerned when Lionel meets the executive who will decide their fate. duration 29:12 STEREO TVG
2:30 amAre You Being Served? [#104] Camping In A lightning transport strike means that none of the staff can get home, so Grace Brothers rises to the occasion by allowing everyone to sleep in. Captain Peacock organizes the sleeping accommodations for everyone, but finds that Mrs. Slocombe has snagged the prime spot he had reserved for himself. duration 29:23 TVPG
3:00 amKeeping Up Appearances [#140] Hostess Advert Hyacinth may yet become the Barbara Cortland of the West Midland social scene. She aims to advise and educate the nation on gracious living, lit incandescently by their own candlelight suppers. duration 29:07 TVPG
3:30 amLast of the Summer Wine [#2805] Barry In Danger from Reading and Aunt Jess duration 29:05 TVG
4:00 amWilliam and Mary [#108] There are wedding bells for Molly and Rick, and Mary has some surprising news. duration 59:49 STEREO TVG
5:00 amRevolutionaries [#202H] An Evening with Bill Ford Meet Bill Ford, the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. He speaks about the company's entry into Silicon Valley's brand of innovation and creativity with a new research lab in a wide-ranging conversation with Computer History Museum's John Hollar. duration 53:13 STEREO TVG
6:00 amZoboomafoo [#119] Running Chris, Martin and Zoboo focus on running when an emu stops by Animal Junction. An emu is a bird that's too heavy to fly, but her long legs are great for running. Chris and Martin set about running like each creature they encounter: sideways like a crab, on a tree branch like a fisher, up a wall like a gecko, superfast like a cheetah. Jackie and her friend Matt love to take the neighborhood dogs for a run. Or is it the neighborhood dogs that take them for a run? Either way, running is great exercise for dogs and humans alike, and it's a lot of fun. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amRaggs [#203H] Times Raggs keeps getting his times of the day all muddled, so the other pups have to find a way to help him keep better track of time.
Max feels an invention coming on! B. It's the Puppy Preschool Science Show and B. Max needs to take something that tells the time to the show, something other than a clock or a watch. Pido discovers there are lots of other things in their house that tell time - even in the kitchen. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:00 amSesame Street [#4311H] Telly The Tiebreaker Elmo, Zoe, Rosita and some friends are making a beautiful block house together but can't agree whether to put a square or circle on top. Alan helps them solve the problem by having them raise their hands for the one they like best. After counting up the votes, the square wins by one. Later, Zoe and Elmo want to sing a song but Zoe wants to sing "Twinkle-Twinkle" and Elmo wants to sing "Row-Row-Row". Voting helped solve the problem last time but this time it's a tie, even with Rocco and Dorothy voting too. Alan explains that since both sides have the same number of votes they need one more voter to decide which one wins. Telly becomes the tie breaker but wants Zoe and Elmo to convince him which to choose. They take turns showing Telly brand new, fun ways to sing their songs. Telly says that it's too hard to decide and wishes they could be voting on something simple like who wants to do "The Triangle Dance". Elmo, Dorothy, Zoe and Rocco all agree that it sounds like fun. It's unanimous! Everyone votes for "The Triangle Dance" and they all dance together. duration 58:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:00 amWordWorld [#104H] The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion * The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie!
* Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word "family".