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KQED Plus: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#409H] Coffee and Culture In Oaxaca The state of Oaxaca is home to 16 different Indian groups among whom can be found more than 60 different languages. Each group retains much of its ancient culture. They visit a Zapotec market, navigate the mangrove watercourses on the coast, and participate in the harvesting, drying and roasting of coffee in the fog forest. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Travels with Darley [#106H] Michigan's Upper Peninsula Explore the unique culture, food and history of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, otherwise known as the UP, including lighthouses, local food and brew pubs and parks in Sault Ste Marie, Mackinac Island and St. Ignace. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#138H] The Hangman's Demise A former hangman, Henry Lee, is confronted at his wedding anniversary by a mother about her son whom he executed a year before for the murder of a court secretary - an execution where the condemned man whispered to Lee the identity of the real killer. The following morning Lee is poisoned with hemlock. His friend George, an ex-policeman, is arrested and released. The mother, recently released from prison, is arrested and a motive for Lee's wife emerges. Father Brown untangles a web of deceit and corruption in the police as Lee lays dying. duration 59:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:48 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4436#] Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Beyond Good and Evil Thirteen years after Lewis' first successful arrest as a detective inspector, the forensics have been called into question and the case re-opened for appeal. Lewis fears the worst but nothing can prepare him for a new string of murders resembling the original murders with the original weapon. Did he arrest an innocent man? With Lewis' reputation in jeopardy, Hathaway and Maddox race to catch the killer. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:15 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#133H] The Price of Love When a solider is killed during a routine training exercise, Doctor Blake finds himself at the Ballarat Military Base facing his old nemesis Major Derek Alderton. duration 59:50   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:16 am
    Rosemary and Thyme [#305H] In A Monastary Garden Wellminster Cathedral is preparing for a Royal visit and the Custos have asked Rosemary and Laura to restore the old monastery "physik" garden, to mark the cathedral's millennium. But someone is not happy about the ladies working on the herb garden, and when the Custos' daughter Trish is found murdered there, the two women realize they could be in serious danger. They suspect Ryan, Trish's boyfriend who knows more than he is telling. Could the mystery surrounding the Dean's recent hit-and-run accident be connected to current events? What secrets are this tight-knit community concealing? As Rosemary and Laura struggle to bring the herb garden back to life in time for the Royal visit, a shocking discovery is made. duration 46:33   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:03 am
    Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Pearl River Delta: Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong: Quest for Harmony Renowned adventurer Richard Bangs explores the Pearl River Delta of South China in search of the roots of harmony. He explores Macau and Guangdong Province in China, and revisits Hong Kong. In each location, he witnesses traditional customs and religion meshing with the new and modern, explores the integration of Western sensibility with Eastern aesthetic, and meets people who continue to seek a civilized harmony with the natural world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4096] Tavis talks with civil rights attorney and MALDEF president, Thomas A. Saenz about May Day protests, Trump's 100-day rally. We also remember Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4095] Tavis talks with former civic leaders John Mack, Michael Woo, Gil Garcetti, and Congresswoman Karen Bass about the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles uprising. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1702H] Two Modern Stews Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Portuguese-style beef stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of prepared pesto. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews the worst gadgets of the year. Finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the best quinoa and vegetable stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#214H] Mi Famiglia: Italian Family Style with Giuseppe Fanelli Guiseppe Fanelli is the chef of one of Sara's favorite Italian restaurants, Tre Dici, and today he shares home-style Italian recipes like Bruschetta al Tonno - a simple and delicious tuna bruschetta. His Agnello Scottadito with Heirloom Tomato Salad mixes tender lamb with the freshness of a homegrown tomato salad. And of course, there's pasta. This has Pesto, String Beans and Potatoes. Bellissimo! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#603H] Chocolate Ganache Learn how to incorporate ganache, a two-ingredient wonder, into a rich dark chocolate filling for an almond-based tart shell, chocolate ganache frosting for a fudgy devil's food cake, and, for the kid in us all, milk chocolate pudding cupcakes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#311] Beef Wellington Chef Keller prepares his favorite holiday dinner main course: Beef Wellington, a French classic that never goes out of style along with a delicious and colorful vegetable stew. Recipes: Beef Wellington; Sauteed Vegetables with String Beans and Shiitakes. duration 28:59   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#311H] Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#302H] Alternatives to Commercial Jets The price of commercial airfare keeps soaring, and in turn, so is the popularity of charter flights! CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us what it means to fly private, and how much it actually may not cost you. Plus, how do you know if your hotel is really green? Correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows us how to navigate through the brochures. And, when you're overseas, and you want to buy a souvenir, we'll explain how to find that hidden treasure. It's all about the fine art of shopping abroad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Pioneers of Television [#304H] Miniseries Miniseries still rank among the top-rated programs in television history; they were major events that captured the nation's imagination. "Roots" was the biggest - interviewed about that groundbreaking series are stars LeVar Burton, Louis Gossett Jr., Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen, John Amos, Georg Stanford Brown and Ed Asner. This episode also considers the very first miniseries, "Rich Man, Poor Man," as stars Peter Strauss and Susan Blakely offer fresh insights. All of the key players from the landmark miniseries "The Thorn Birds" appear, providing surprising commentary about the romance seen by more viewers than any other in TV history. New interviews with Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown mark the 30th anniversary of one of television's biggest events. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4408H] Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb An international team of engineers races to construct a gargantuan dome to contain the lingering radioactive materials and crumbling remains of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, decades after being the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23096] (original broadcast date: 5/01/17)
    John Dickerson of Face the Nation discusses his interview with President Trump.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1203H] Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#205H] Spiced Up First, Joanne turns fresh plums into a cheese-worthy chutney with ginger and then Joan returns for an encore. They use a combination of Indian spices to prepare Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub with Pan Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard seeds. Recipes: Plum and Ginger Chutney with Italian Cheeses, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub, Pan-Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard Seeds. Student: Joan Boada. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#106H] Special Spuds Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#506H] Vienna and the Danube For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2114H] Virginia Beach, Hour Two Join AR to visit Virginia Beach. Featured finds include a 1964 Cassius Clay twice-signed promotional print, modern Abdullah Qandeel "Red" and "Love" oils, and an early 18th-century Chinese celadon vase. Which is valued at $50,000-$80,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#133] Not So Splash/By the Book Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto must figure out why parts of the town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; using a thermometer and comparing temperatures. By the Book - Olive and Otto interrogate two suspects to figure out which one is innocent and which one is guilty. Curriculum: Measurement; time. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#134] O Vs. The Ballcano/Assistants' Creed O vs. The Ballcano - When the ball pit starts to overflow, Odd Squad must stop headquarters from being destroyed. Curriculum: Measurement; using a pan balance to compare and balance weights. Assistants' Creed - Two of Ms. O's assistants accidentally find themselves on a mission. Curriculum: Number operations; adding different numbers to get to the same sum. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#116] Walk on the Wetside When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1206] The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker * The Cherry Tree - Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Then to make matters worse, she learns that cutting down trees hurts the environment, too. What can Muffy do to fix the damage she's done?
    * Matchmaker Matchbreaker - Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters! But plans go awry, and Francine and Muffy decide that merging families may not be for the best.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#204H] The Penguin Always Rings Twice/The Martha Code * The Penguin Always Rings Twice - Someone keeps stealing the zoo's peanut supply. All clues point to Jeffy the elephant, but Martha and Skits are determined to prove his innocence. Can their crack crime-fighting team - a lemur, a bat, a penguin, a baby tiger, and Jeffy - help them outwit the thieves? Vocabulary: (E) mystery, clue, culprit, hunch, motive (I) first, second, next, last, after.
    * The Martha Code - After Martha accidentally eats a secret code, it's really, really hard to understand what she's saying. Now Martha's lost and she's leaving Helen coded phone messages. Can Helen break the code and find out where she is? Vocabulary: (E) code, decipher, message, gibberish, arbitrary (I) (un) break(able), crack, secret(s), key, figure out.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    WordGirl [#611H] Fortune Crookie/Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Crime * Fortune Crookie - When Seymour Smooth's latest show is cancelled, the desperate host must come up with a plan to get some quick cash. Meanwhile, Becky is suspicious when the townspeople start giving their hard-earned money to a mysterious object that claims to know the future. Will WordGirl be able to connect Seymour to the scam and help the townspeople get their money back? Vocabulary Words: Predict, Enthrall.
    * Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Crime - When Becky and Mr. Botsford head into the forest to find an important ingredient for their Bold Botsford Stew they run into trouble! Dr. Two Brains and his henchmen are also searching for Bold Botsford Basil to complete a stolen recipe. Will WordGirl step in to make sure all's fair in the forest? Vocabulary Words: Concoction, Elusive.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4441H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 1 Moray is relishing fashion and life in Paris, while also pining away for Denise, back at The Paradise. One day they will be together, he ardently promises, but the reality is that The Paradise faces an uncertain financial future, and the couple's devotion seems destined to be tested.
    Fate reunites Denise and Moray, but under the regime of Katherine and her new husband Tom Weston, the owners of The Paradise. What evolves is an uneasy alliance, complicated by passions from the past and conflicting ambitions for what's ahead. Will The Paradise - and true love - triumph once again?
    duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4442H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 2 The latest Parisian import, fireworks vendor Clemence Romanis, arrives at the Paradise setting off sparks and speculation. Life is passion, Clemence says, as she beguiles several male staffers, and encourages the women of the Paradise to follow their own calling. Even Moray doesn't seem immune to her charms. As fireworks light up the sky and enchant passersby, a shadowy figure from the past returns with no explanation. Miss Audrey, torn between new ideas and old-world ways, faces a life-altering decision. And as Katherine, Tom and Moray jostle for power, it's unclear where allegiances lie, and exactly who will direct the future of the Paradise. duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Mercy Street [#105H] The Dead Room The unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray. duration 55:41   SRND51 TV14-VL
  • 10:00 pm
    1916 The Irish Rebellion [#103H] When Myth and History Rhyme The concluding episode details the aftermath and response to the Rising in Ireland and abroad. The initial reaction of many Dubliners to the Rising gave way to a grudging respect that grew exponentially with the British response. The rebellion, while ostensibly a failure, created the conditions for a national revolution and changed the course of Irish history. duration 53:26   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1601H] After Stonehenge Explore the remains of a 3,000-year-old English settlement that's shedding new light on the ancient history of the western world. Working in secret inside a quarry, the experts have less than a year to save the site before the quarry drains. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Dream of Italy [#103H] Umbria Umbria has long loomed in the shadow of neighboring Tuscany but visits to Assisi and Perugia introduce the viewers to the rich treasures of this region. In Perugia, we meet two women carrying on their family traditions -- Maddalena Forenza creating stained glass and Marta Cucchia and her handmade textiles. Just outside Perugia, at the Perugina Chocolate School, chocolate maestro Massimiliano Guidubaldi teaches Kathy to make the famous Baci candy. Then it is into the countryside around Montefalco to visit the ultra-modern winery Tenuta Castelbuono and learn about the local Sagrantino grape with Marco Caprai at the Arnaldo Caprai vineyard. Kathy enjoys a cooking lesson with Chef Salvatore Denaro. We are then off to a goat cheese farm to meet Diego Calcabrina and his goats and then it is time to harvest precious saffron and forage for greens with Marta Giampiccolo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Dream of Italy [#104H] Naples/Amalfi Coast Neapolitans are serious about their coffee and we visit the historic Gran Caffe Gambrinus to taste what some say is the best espresso in the city. Naples is also famous for its tailoring tradition and we visit Rubinacci for an inside look. Kathy attends pizza school with Master Enzo Coccia and learns it isn't easy to make a perfect pizza. A visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno reveals a street full of Christmas creches and caricatures. Mount Vesuvius looms large over life here and we venture into the crater with guide Roberto Addeo. In the shadow of Vesuvius we enjoy a local folk music performance before venturing to the Amalfi Coast. We visit some very special vines at Tenuta San Francesco, learn how to make paper at Amatruda in the town of Amalfi, learn to make limoncello with a local, watch a cooking demonstration with Chef Christoph Bob at Monastero Santa Rosa and go fishing with local Costabile Laudano. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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