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KQED Plus: Saturday, May 6, 2017

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

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    The Kate [#204H] Mary Lambert Pop star, poet, activist, and writer Mary Lambert moves audiences to laughter and tears with her powerful prose, quirky humor, and unwavering compassion on The Kate. Includes the hit song "She Keeps Me Warm." duration 56:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#201Z] Old Dogs Dr. Martin Ellingham is still as clumsy as ever when it comes to forming relationships with the opposite sex. Just when things were beginning to look rosily romantic between him and pretty school teacher Louisa Glasson, he made a terrible faux pas. She can't forgive him for accusing her of failing in her dental hygiene regime. Meanwhile, Muriel's condition deteriorates in the home. Then Martin realizes that her problems are being caused because she is dehydrated, and that has caused her to become confused. At the surgery, Martin is taken aback to find a strange girl working in reception. duration 46:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    DCI Banks [#114H] To Burn In Every Drop of Blood Drug dealer Damon Horsley is murdered at the woodland shrine of suicide Sian Haddon, with Sian's teen-aged friend Kyle Finn finding the body. Banks discovers that Horsley owed money to Charlie Franklin, whom Banks suspects of dealing on behalf of outwardly respectable property developer Steve Richards. duration 1:30:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:33 am
    Dalziel and Pascoe [#179Z] A Death in the Family, Part 1 A group of friends substitute their own families for each other, but when the head of the family is murdered the ties are unpicked to reveal the most dysfunctional, incestuous family in Wetherton. duration 53:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Dalziel and Pascoe [#180Z] A Death in the Family, Part 2 The detectives discover there was more than one person with a motive to kill nightclub owner Steve. Alice Shadwell was continuing her university affair with Steve but didnA?t want her cosy life ruined by him. Hugh Shadwell was jealous and suspicious of SteveA?s relationship with his wife. duration 53:09   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#118] Winthrop Legend Harvey Winthrop asks Holmes to help him prevent his brother's potential death, but Holmes is unsuccessful in this and comes to suspect Harvey's fiancee. duration 26:53   TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#201H] Cakes Meet the 13 bakers who make simple sandwich cakes in the Signature challenge, angel food cakes in Mary's Technical challenge and all things chocolate in the Showstopper. duration 56:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#202H] Bread Watch the 12 remaining contestants bake 36 perfectly thin and crispy bread sticks and technically tricky English muffins. The Showstopper features outrageous loaves of bread ... from a Christmas wreath to a proud peacock and a psychic octopus. duration 56:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#203H] Desserts Follow the remaining 11 bakers as they deal with desserts: a trifle of biscuit, cake, jelly or custard in distinct layers; perfect Floating Islands; and a Showstopper of 24 petits fours. For the first time, there's a baking burglary in the tent! duration 56:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#204H] Pies and Tarts Watch the remaining bakers undertake double-crusted fruit pies, a challenge to even the most experienced bakers; English custard tart - a centuries-old recipe that causes a wobble for the contestants; and phyllo pie, with dough made from scratch. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#205H] Biscuits and Traybakes Join eight bakers as they produce favorite traybakes, offering twists on everything from bakewells to banoffees and brownies. The Technical challenge is a French classic-tuiles. For the Showstopper, they construct biscuit towers of epic proportions. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House [#3621H] Detroit | Plumbing Road Trip Tommy uses a modern solution for some traditional decorative molding. Homeowners Frank and Tamiko travel to Wisconsin to select their plumbing fixtures. Tommy works with Frank to install new kitchen ceiling strapping. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1521H] Water Filter, Fire Pit, Wood Not so tasty - see Richard help a homeowner improve her drinking water with a whole house filter. Jenn Nawada creates a backyard sanctuary with a patio and granite fire pit. Watch Tom explain the differences between soft and hard wood. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3635H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa [#105H] Politics of the New South This episode visits Clarkston, Georgia, home to over 40 different nationalities, to document its November 2013 city council and mayoral election - in which 3 former refugees were on the ballot. Anchor Maria Hinojosa returns to Clarkston to chronicle the stories of former refugees, many from war-torn countries, who are exercising voting rights and actively engaging in democracy as political candidates and election workers for the first time. Through their stories, we see the impact the dream of democracy and citizenship has on immigrants and many of the South's new residents. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#430H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1202H] Inner World With Michele Bernhardt: Healing Sexual Trauma Major insights are emerging from new ways of helping rape survivors heal and Michele says what's being learned can help us all deal with the difficult times in our lives. Help From Others - Two top trauma experts - Dr. James Doty of Stanford University and Dr. James Gordon of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine - talk about why it's so beneficial to reach out for help when dealing with a trauma large or small. Detox Pea Soup - Sara Snow, our fresh living chef, whips up a potent pea soup that delivers great taste and holistic health benefits. Morning Routine - Brain expert Dr. James Doty shares with us a simple morning ritual that he says can bring life-changing results. Healing Moment: Mystical Valleys - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Chef's Life [#113H] Have Yourself Some Moonshine Vivian visits Broad Slab Distillery, where they talk about the art and soul of white lightning. The restaurant's mixologist works moonshine into several new drinks, while the restaurant staff struggles through the holiday party season. They end the season with a party of their own at Ben and Vivian's new house, with AppleJack Moonshine cocktails making a guest appearance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#113H] Spring Break with No Regrets Have you ever gone on vacation and come back wishing you hadn't let your hair down quite so often? Especially when you try to get back into your favorite pants and they won't have anything to do with you? Ellie shows us how to transform a vacation from a free-for-all into an opportunity to find new flavors you can use to bring your good times home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1012H] Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland. duration 24:35   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Mind of A Chef, The [#508H] Joie de Vivre The rigors to ensure quality and consistency in his establishments, along with TV appearances, interviews and an online presence, keep Ludo busy. When he needs to escape, he heads to Paris in the spring, where the emphasis is on life's joy and fun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#202H] School Lunch with a Mexican Twist The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#116H] Cuisine De Ma Cherie In honor of their love, Jacques prepares a meal of his wife Gloria's favorites. First he creates a tasty herbed omelet with shrimp. He then goes on to combine cilantro with Gloria's favorite ingredient, rice, to make cilantro rice, which pairs perfectly with a stew of calamari with saffron and cucumber, onion and mint salad. The whole meal is followed with a Pepin spin on a classic dessert, rice pudding with dried cherries and blueberry sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Cook's Country [#903H] Sweet Indulgences Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make milk chocolate cheesecake at home. Next, test cook Ashley Moore reveals the steps for perfect chocolate truffles. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake stands. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Swiss hazelnut cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1714H] Baked Alaska Showstopper Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate baked Alaska at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews ice cream machines in the Equipment Corner. Next, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science of insulation and thermodynamics at work in baked Alaska. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus shares the best offset spatulas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#505H] Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne In this episode we'll focus on an often overlooked side of Switzerland its urban charms. We'll get some exercise, from ringing a very big bell to floating down an urban river. We'll also enjoy a variety of eye-opening art, from Chagall and Klee to inmates of an asylum. Then we'll ponder a few Swiss innovations, from their open-minded drug policies to their hush-hush underground arsenals. And it'll all before a backdrop of Switzerland's stunning natural beauty. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 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
  • 7:00 pm
    Agatha Christie's Poirot [#103] The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly Poirot is called in to investigate a series of kidnap threats against the three-year-old son of a wealthy aristocrat. However, once installed at Waverly Court, Poirot becomes suspicious about the child's parents especially when the servants are suddenly dismissed. The absence of a cook forces Poirot and Hastings to look elsewhere for a decent meal, which in turn leads to vital information about the planned kidnap. duration 50:23   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Keeping Up Appearances [#110] Golfing Hotel Hyacinth had decided that she and husband Richard should have a weekend at a golfing hotel in order that she be able to keep up with the Major and his wife. duration 29:23   TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    As Time Goes By [#112] The Cruise Back from a country weekend with Lionel, Jean is annoyed at Judy's insinuations about the relationship with Lionel. Lionel only makes matters worse when he crassly invites Jean to join him on a "freebie" cruise. duration 28:04   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#105H] Raisins and Almonds When a young man is found dead in a bookshop at the Eastern Market, Phryne Fisher is plunged into the diverse worlds of Jewish politics, alchemy, and poison. She works her way through the mystery with help from the old faithfuls - Bert, Cec, Dot, Dr Mac and Detective Inspector Jack Robinson. Ultimately, though, it's her stealth and wit that solve the crime - and all for the price of a song. . . . Directed by David Caesar and guest stars Kat Stewart, Tim Draxl, Brian Lipson and Adam Schmerl. duration 56:42   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 10:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#106H] Ruddy Gore At a gala performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher meets the gorgeous Lin Chung who has rescued the theatre's leading man from some thugs in a dark alley in Chinatown. The evening continues on unexpectedly with a bizarre death onstage. What links can Phryne find between the Chinese community of Little Bourke St, the illicit opium trade and the actors treading the boards of His Majesty's Theatre? Phryne must solve an old murder, find a new murderer, and banish the theatre's ghost who seems likely to kill again. Directed by David Caesar and guest stars Billie Brown, Peter Cousens, Christie Whelan and Alex Rathgeber. duration 55:58   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 pm
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#501H] Viola Davis (Fences) and Tom Hanks (Sully); Emma Stone (La La Land) and Molly Shannon (Other People); Nicole Kidman (Lion) and Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea); Matthew McConaughey (Gold) and Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water). duration 56:37   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    New Tanglewood Tales: Life On Stage and Off [#103H] This episode begins with opening night at Tanglewood and highlights Copland's Lincoln Portrait. It continues with Mike Martin (trumpet) as he produces, plays and conducts an All-Brass Spectacular Concert with the Boston Pops Brass section and two drum corps. Viewers also get a much closer look at Suzanne Nelsen and her bassoon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#703H] South Memphis String Band Luther Dickinson, Jimbo Mathus & Alvin Youngblood Hart, come together as an uber-talented roots super-trio to honor music traditions handed down from string and jug bands, as well as Mississippi Delta and Hill Country Blues. Living Blues Magazine writes "Luther, Alvin, and Jimbo sound like three old friends swapping songs on a porch and having a grand time doing it." The band's kinship, forged by their respect for the forbears of the blues and roots music, shines through in this episode as they play homage to legends such as Furry Lewis and the Mississippi Sheiks. duration 28:29   STEREO TVPG
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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