TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Comcast 10 • Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2
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12:00 amTavis Smiley [#3128] Tavis talks with Teller, the silent half of the famed performing duo Penn & Teller, who describes the project that served as his feature documentary directorial debut, Tim's Vermeer. Tavis also talks with two-time Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn. An advocate for new music, Hahn talks about her cross-genre collaborations and pushing musical boundaries. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
12:30 amImageMakers [#1009H] Love Comes Crashing Down SORRY, DESTINY - Bulgaria
You have a feeling in your bones. After countless failed connections and dashed hopes, your heart is telling you this could be the day you meet your soul mate. There's just one little problem ... what if your soul mate doesn't speak the same language as you? Directed by Neda Morfova. The infectious song is "Sitting on the Fence" by Bulgarian pop star Milenita. Principal cast: Radina Kardjilova and Dimitar Nedelchev.
SEPARATIONS AGENCY - Ireland
Breaking up is hard to do. A guy wakes up one morning to find out his girlfriend has dumped him, with the news being delivered in the strangest possible way. A singing barbershop quartet's smooth and professional delivery does nothing to soften the blow. Directed and written by Shane Morton. Principal cast: Oddie Braddell, Vincent Fegan, and The Jolly Sunbeams.
THE SCREAMERS - Spain
There are times in all our lives when you just want to scream. There are other times that are filled with awkward silences. Some situations contain both. This is one of them. Written, produced, edited, and directed by Roberto Perez Toledo. Principal cast: Fran Rodriguez Castillo and Ruth Armas.
CRAZY GLUE - USA
A simple story about love and glue, but not just any glue. This special glue has extraordinary bonding properties for a husband and wife whose relationship has lost its magic. Produced, edited, and directed by Elizabeth Orne. Principal cast: Will Brill and Katya Campbell. < br />CONNECTION - Australia
After Dan and Natalie meet on a dating website they decide to go a step further and have a video date. Romance seems destined, but fate has other plans. The modern day fable exposes the disadvantages of matchmaking using the latest technology. Written and directed by Jennifer Leacey. Principal cast: James Mackay, Kate Mulvany, and Dan Krige. duration 28:06 STEREO TVPGL
1:00 amThis is Us [#304] * What kind of guy says "no thanks" to a $200 million buyout? You'll meet him when we profile the creator and driving force behind, the popular blog platform, WordPress, 26-year-old Matt Mullenweg. They threw "crazy" money at Mullenweg but he took a pass.
* There are many shooting stars in rock and roll but there are even more flame outs. What does it take to survive and prosper once the music dies? Find out when we catch up with Greg Kihn, the Bay Area's #1 disc jockey. Kihn had a #1 hit in the early 1980's with the "Break up Song" and then a #2 smash with "Jeopardy." Kihn would have faded from the scene but his career flourished when he made the switch from writing music to playing it on the radio.
* Are we alone in the universe? For more than 20 years, Astronomer Jill Tarter has been searching the cosmos for an answer to that question. Director of the Center for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Tarter operates the Allen Telescope Array, a massive listening device that searches distant galaxies for a signal that will confirm extraterrestrial intelligence exists. duration 26:50 STEREO
1:30 amRoadtrip Nation [#807H] Washington, DC / New York City While in Washington, DC, the Roadtrippers head over to the International Child Art Foundation's headquarters to meet with its founder, Dr. Ashfaq Ishaq. He tells them about the importance of nurturing creativity in young minds. Then the team moves on to the popular DC-based restaurant Busboys and Poets to speak with its owner, Andy Shallal. The Roadtrippers hear about learning from failures, and they leave feeling uplifted. From there, they fly back to Chicago to pick up the Green RV from the mechanic to hit the road to New York. In New York City, they meet with dance legend Judith Jamison and catch a performance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Central Park. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
2:00 amGreat Romances of the 20th Century [#207] Marilyn Monroe and Joe Di Maggio He was America's great baseball legend. She was the most famous actress in the history of Hollywood. It was a whirlwind romance, but the pressures of fame would eventually wreck Marilyn's private life. Diaggio's career was over and he wanted a wife who would look after him. duration 26:00 STEREO TVRE
2:30 amAs Time Goes By [#146] Lionel, Jean, Judy and Sandy are concerned when they hear noises from the empty house next door. duration 29:19 STEREO TVG
3:00 amKeeping Up Appearances [#122] Art Gallery Hyacinth and Richard have been invited to a showing at an art gallery, and she hones up by reading books on art. Her polish stands to be stripped, however, when her father sneaks into the exhibit and begins mingling with the art lovers. duration 29:29 TVPG
3:30 amLast of the Summer Wine [#3010] It's Never Ten Years duration 28:41 TVG
4:00 amVicar of Dibley [#304] Summer A scorching hot summer leads to a severe water shortage in Dibley. When the water company announces plans to put a reservoir in the village, Geraldine decides it's time to take drastic action. duration 59:25
4:42 amCafe, The [#103H] Out with the Cold Carol is in good spirits as she proudly presents her new menu, but are the regulars ready for the change? It's also the night of the pub quiz. duration 23:19 STEREO
5:06 amRevolutionaries [#107H] Idea Man Author Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, in conversation with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. duration 53:11 STEREO TVG
6:00 amZoboomafoo [#104] Who's in the Hole? A flying squirrel glides into Animal Junction in search of a hole to live in. Chris, Martin and Zoboo are glad to help, but find out a lot of the holes in Animal Junction already have occupants. Who knew that so many creatures lived in holes? But why not? Whether they're in the ground, in rocks or in a tree, holes are perfect homes, safe and warm for foxes, snakes, rabbits, prairie dogs, porcupines, and flying squirrels. Jackie spots a man just about to cut down a dead tree. She stops him and explains that owls, squirrels and raccoons live in tree holes, even if the tree is dead. The man decides it's better to leave the tree standing. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amThomas & Friends [#806H] Helping Each Other Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. Thomas is having such a good time that he doesn't listen to Bertie. Chaos ensues as the flatbed rolls away from Thomas and Bertie is stuck on it in the middle of the Shake Shake Bridge. Thomas chuffs away fast to ask Harold to rescue Bertie. Thomas then collects Dowager and her friends and brings them to meet Bertie at the Shake Shake Bridge. Dowager and her friends jump into the back of Bertie and the flatbed is re-attached to Thomas and they race through the countryside. Spencer The Grand - It is a very foggy day on Sodor. All the engines are asked to stay at Tidmouth Sheds by Sir Topham Hatt. Spencer wants to get back to the Duke and Duchess' Summer House instead. Spencer can't find his way in the fog and arrives at Mavis' Quarry and Whiff's Waste Dump rather than at the Summer House. Just as Spencer thinks he has arrived at the Summer House, he realizes he is back at Tidmouth Sheds. Thomas and the engines are kind to him and he realizes he has been a silly engine. Now it is Spencer's turn to be kind and he goes to find Percy who is still lost in the fog. Spencer uses his whistle to find Percy and they return safely to Tidmouth Sheds. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
7:00 amSesame Street [#4417H] Grandparent's Celebration Elmo is disappointed his grandparents will miss the Grandparents Celebration but feels better after spending time with Baby Bear and Rosita's grandparents. Educational Objectives: Social/Emotional Development duration 58:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:00 amClifford's Puppy Days [#114] The Best Nest/Practice Makes Perfect * The Best Nest - When Norville's nest disappears, his friends decide to build him a new one, but their bickering and fooling around nearly ruins the plan.
* Practice Makes Perfect - Emily Elizabeth gets discouraged during her art lessons with Mr. Solomon when she thinks Nina's pictures are better than hers. Mr. Solomon finds a unique way to show Emily Elizabeth that nobody starts out as a great artist. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
8:30 amClifford The Big Red Dog [#209] Princess Cleo/Basketball Stories * Princess Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend.
Cleo discovers her grandmother was a Queen - and that makes her a Princess! She begins to enjoy all the privileges she believes come with being a Princess - but soon learns that her friends are more important to her than any crown or title could ever be. In the end, she discovers that it's more fun to read about being a princess than to be one in real life.
* Basketball Stories - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend.
Skyscraper Jackson has come to Birdwell Island for a big exhibition game, which Charley wouldn't miss for anything - except a bad cold. But Emily, Vaz and Jetta each write a story about the game for Charley from their different points of view. Charley gets to relive the game through his friend's stories and they have a lot of fun writing and reading them to him.