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KQED Plus: Sunday, April 13, 2014

Comcast 10  •  Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

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Sunday, April 13, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Great Performances [#3713B] Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    30 Days to a Younger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley, MD Did you know that it's possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age, you can turn back time. And when you do, you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade. Steven Masley, MD and his 3 simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock, and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.
    In this program, Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes - not high cholesterol - is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it.
    Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque. Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn't as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart.
    No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients' lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the 3 easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart's age in just 30 Days.
    duration 1:28:40   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Ed Slott's Retirement Rescue for 2014! duration 1:57:03   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1105H] Dead Last Option TRUE LOVE - Australia
    A woman has suffered years of psychological and physical abuse at the hands of her husband. When he starts focusing his rage on her daughter, she snaps and kills him. She never thought she had it in her to kill somebody. Now does she have it in her to bury the evidence? The original and unpredictable thriller that will have you guessing up to its shocking climax. Directed by Robert Braiden. Principal cast: Niki J Price and Jamie Dunn.
    CURFEW - USA
    At the lowest point in his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his 9-year-old niece. Years may exaggerate the distance separating brothers and sisters, but blood ties run too deep and cannot be ignored. Written, directed and edited by Shawn Christensen. Principal cast: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek and Kim Allen.
    duration 29:05   STEREO TVPGV
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#212] Buddies Martin and Chris are best buddies and Zoboo wants a special friend he can depend on as well. He meets a sea anemone and a clown fish, some sloth, langur monkeys and chital deer. At last he finds his own best buddy -Shark, the chameleon. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1005H] Peace & Quiet Calm Down, Caitlin - When the Vicarstown Bridge is closed for repairs, Caitlin can't get back and has to spend the night on the Island of Sodor. She is so excited that she keeps waking the other engines up. They try sending her off to pull the Mail Train and the Flying Kipper, but Caitlin then wakes everyone else up on the island. In the morning, the bridge is re-opened and Caitlin is the most tired of all. Luke's New Friend - One day, Luke finds a nervous and scared young deer at the Blue Mountain Quarry. The other engines warn Luke that the quarry is no place for an animal, but Luke remembers when he first arrived and how he was nervous and scared. He wants to help the young deer so he tries to get the other engines to work quietly. That is not an easy thing to do, and after one accident too many, the engines finally convince Luke that the best place for the deer is on the grounds of Ulfstead Castle. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4426H] Every Plant Stinky thinks that he must not be a plant when he is excluded from the book, Every Plant that Ever Was. The author of the book, Dr. Rosenbloom, visits Sesame Street to investigate if Stinky really is a plant. Educational Objective: Science duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Shalom Sesame: It's Passover, Grover! It's almost time to celebrate Passover and there is no horseradish to be found. Grover, Anneliese and Avigail put their heads together to track it down, but things get tricky when there is an Oofnik involved! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#131] Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure * Doggie Garden - Its Keep Birdwell Beautiful month and the kids are doing their part by planting a flower garden. Seeing this, the dogs decide to create a doggie flower garden of their own. But when Cleo hears that almost anything grows in Birdwell Island soil, she decides shed much rather grow a garden full of dog toys! She soon learns, however, that working alone for a selfish end is not nearly as rewarding as working together for the whole community.
    * Captain Birdwell's Treasure - Clifford and his dog friends find the long-lost trunk of Captain Birdwell, filled with wonderful items brought to the Island by the explorer long ago. But through a misunderstanding, Jetta is given credit for the discovery. She knows that telling the truth is the right thing to do, but she can't resist the promise of a gold medal award. It doesn't take long for her to realize, however, that awards don't give much pleasure when they're not deserved.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Sid the Science Kid [#132] Sid's Special Dad Day Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    WordWorld [#214H] Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark! * Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time.
    * Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. When Duck introduces his new friend "Sh-ark" to the gang, Duck learns a lesson about the /sh/ sound, while everyone else discovers that acceptance is an important part of friendship.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Curious George [#405] Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School * Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess?
    * Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. Can George and Hundley figure out a way to get Charkie to cross the finish line amid all the distractions?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#120H] Pick Your Friends/ Finola's Farm * Finola's Farm: Nick and Sally are trying to have breakfast but have run out of milk. The Cat arrives to take them to Finola's Farm to have breakfast with Finola. First they learn how to milk a cow, then they discover that cows milk can be made into butter and cheese and best of all - ice cream!
    * Pick Your Friends: It's Valentine's Day and Nick and Sally can't agree on how to decorate the card they're making for Cat. Does this mean they aren't really best friends? Cat takes them to meet Sheldon, a tortoise who knows all about friendship. They learn that Sheldon's best friend is completely different than he is and that being best friends doesn't mean you always have to agree.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#101] The Truth about Frequent-Flier Programs & Hidden Gems of Malinalco, Mexico The truth about frequent-flier programs; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Malinalco, Mexico; Abu Dhabi's gold culture. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1301H] Life On Moss Mountain Farm The question P. Allen Smith gets asked most during his travels is "Do you actually live on Moss Mountain Farm?" Well ask no more because this episode aims to put that question to rest. Allen invites us into his home and shows us some of his favorite areas of the farm. He also answers the 2nd most asked question... "Where can I get your Buttermilk Pecan Pie recipe?" If you've watched the Garden Home Retreat being built, then you'll love this episode showing off the gardens and house. duration 26:59   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Live from Lincoln Center [#3904H] Jason Isbell: Moving Forward Authentic is the best way to describe Jason Isbell. A native of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, he and his band are creating a sound that stays true to his roots and cuts close to the bone. Here he gives an impassioned performance emphasizing his exquisite songwriting and personal story of a bad boy saved by love. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    PBS Arts from the Blue Ridge Mountains: Give Me The Banjo Give Me The Banjo This documentary traces the history of the banjo from its arrival in the United States from Africa in the early 1600s to the 21st century, and explores the roots of American music -- the minstrel show, ragtime and early jazz, blues, old-time, folk, bluegrass and country. It includes performances and commentary from contemporary folk musicians such as Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck and the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin narrates the film. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 2:30 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#508] Howlin' Brothers The Howlin' Brothers are a three piece band based in Nashville that are winning fans across the country with their upbeat, impassioned performances. In this episode, the band shows off their eclectic music chops romping through several songs, including "Tennessee Blues. " duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#111] Deadly Prophecy Holmes investigates a school for boys to find a connection to the deaths of people that had been predicted by Anton, in a plot that involves hypnosis and blackmail. duration 26:30   TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#112] Diamond Tooth Lestrade investigates a murder - which, Holmes finds, has a link to a diamond tooth. Dr. Watson and Holmes search a shipping dock in disguise to meet the murderer, who had used a boa constrictor to kill Vagos. duration 26:39   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Agatha Christie's Poirot [#101] The Adventure of the Clapham Cook Poirot is unenthusiastic when a Mrs. Todd asks him to find her a cook. He is positively insulted when she proceeds to dismiss him from the case with a one guinea fee for his services. There's no mystery too small for Hercule Poirot, and once he agrees to take on a case he sees it through to a conclusion. Poirot has also realized that there is a great deal more to the cook's disappearance than meets the eye. duration 50:45   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Father Brown [#116H] The Daughters of Jerusalem Father Brown investigates when a woman of Kembleford's WI dies in mysterious circumstances. duration 46:04   STEREO TVPG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1809H] Baton Rouge, Hour Three AR is in the Red Stick city, as host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Christopher Mitchell head to Port Hudson to discuss a rare Civil War hand grenade. Highlights include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table that was stored in a barn for several decades; a collection of insightful Civil War Confederate letters that were found in the wall of a torn down Mississippi house; and a Porfirio Salinas oil, ca. 1935, in its original frame, that was bought by the owner's grandmother for $100 in 1935 and is now valued at $45,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Death In Paradise [#120H] Ye of Little Faith The team is faced with the seemingly impossible murder of an air stewardess. duration 54:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Frontline [#3116H] Secrets of the Vatican Pope Benedict made history when he announced his resignation, becoming the first Pope to step down voluntarily in 600 years. In his wake he left a bitterly divided Vatican mired in scandals. But is Benedict's successor, Pope Francis, taming the forces that helped destroy Benedict's papacy? Is he succeeding in lifting the Church out of crisis?
    Nearly a year in the making, this film goes inside the Vatican - one of the world's most revered and mysterious institutions - to unravel the remarkable series of events that led to the resignation that shook the world. Through interviews with those at the very heart of what happened - cardinals, priests, convicted criminals, police, prosecutors and whistle-blowers - Frontline gives a first-hand account of the final days of Benedict's papacy and the current battle to set the Church on a new path under Francis.
    duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 pm
    Vatican City & The Papacy with Burt Wolf Featuring timely on-location footage and archival photography, this special reveals the far-reaching influence of the papal office, its rich 2000-year history and the future course of the world's smallest country. Burt Wolf, who was in Rome taping his Travels and Traditions series when Pope John Paul II passed away, was given extraordinary access to the Vatican by Roman Catholic Church authorities. During the program, Wolf visits the first-century tomb of St. Peter, takes a private tour of St. Peter's Basilica, beholds the artistry of the Sistine Chapel and learns about the techniques that preserve and restore its magnificent mosaics. He discovers the origin of Holy Years and why they fueled Martin Luther's anger. He also witnesses the arrival of two million pilgrims coming to bid farewell to John Paul II, and is afforded an insider's perspective on the process of electing a new pope. duration 56:23   TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Light of the Valley: the 15th Renovation of Swayambhu This program reawakens an appreciation for sacred sites across the world. Since time immemorial, sacred sites have served as spiritual beacons to humanity. In preserving these sites, the precious knowledge of our human heritage may be preserved for generations to come. duration 27:44   TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#602H] Upaj: Improvise 68-year-old artist Das exemplifies the elegance and mathematical precision of kathak, a classical dance of North India. Jason, a 32-year-old African-American tap dancer, hails from the freestyle, street-wise American tradition of contemporary tap. The two join forces and an unlikely friendship develops that bridges continents, generations, cultures and communities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    History Detectives [#804H] Andrew Jackson's Mouth/Barton Letter/Spybook "Andrew Jackson's Mouth": The reunification of two halves of a vandalized sculpture of President Andrew Jackson?
    "Barton Letter": Why did Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, write a letter about a Civil War soldier?
    "Spybook": Does a Pennsylvania man have a notebook that once belonged to a World War I spy?
    duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
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