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KQED Plus: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Dream of Italy [#105H] Piedmont/Lake Iseo Piedmont is the land of truffles and wine. Kathy tries to get truffle hunters Natale and Giorgio Romagnolo to reveal their secret hunting grounds, then tastes the precious white truffles they find. Then it is time to attend the World Truffle Auction where the bidding gets frenzied for these rare tubers. We visit Cascina Bruciata vineyard to learn about the hearty Barolo, Barbaresco and Barbera wines that are produced in Piedmont. Piedmont is also home to hot springs and Kathy goes to Lago delle Sorgenti to find out about the unique medicinal qualities of these baths. We also visit Lake Iseo in the region of Lombardy to see fine Italian boat making - from masters big and small - at Riva yachts and a small fishing boat maker on Monte Isola. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Dream of Italy [#106H] Puglia Local Tonino Benincasa gives Kathy an introduction to the Baroque city of Lecce with a classic car ride. Lecce is famous for its paper mache and we see how nativity scene figures are crafted at Cartapesta Claudio Riso. Pasticiotto is the favorite local pastry and pastry chef Luca Capilungo gives Kathy a pastry lesson. Outside Lecce, in the town of Squinzano, Kathy meets the locals and gets a ride in a tiny Ape car to an olive mill where locals are dancing the pizzico in celebration of the harvest. A local mama teaches Kathy to make orecchiette (pasta) and taralli (biscuits). Alberobello is famous for its classic cone-shaped houses (trulli) and we learn the history of them. In seaside Monopoli, Kathy's friend Antonello Losito introduces her to an old man who makes beautiful model boats. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4443H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 3 Help wanted! There's a high-profile vacancy at the Paradise, and applicants stream in as Katherine, Tom and Moray work to advance their own candidates - and interests. The clashes aren't confined only to the store floor as Katherine and Tom debate what is in the best interest of young Flora. And Denise confronts a troubling question - Moray may thinks of her as his "little champion," but does he believe she is his equal? duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4444#] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 4 Denise and Moray have everything they wished for - almost. What lengths will they go to in order to fulfill their ultimate dream, and can their love withstand blind ambition? Denise faces new challenges that keenly point out the difference between friendship and leadership, while Moray suddenly seems to live in the shadows, much like Jonas. Meanwhile, a Paradise employee faces a painful visit from the past, that also holds the opportunity for ultimate forgiveness. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Mercy Street [#106H] The Diabolical Plot President Lincoln's visit sets in motion a diabolical rebel plot and offers an opportunity to free James Sr. duration 55:26   SRND51 TV14
  • 4:00 am
    Death and the Civil War: American Experience Drawing heavily on This Republic of Suffering, historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust's acclaimed book, this documentary explores a critical but largely overlooked aspect of the Civil War experience: the immense and varied implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The war created a veritable "republic of suffering," as landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted described the wounded and dying arriving at Union hospital ships on the Virginia Peninsula. The shattering death toll transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives and the life of the nation as well, from its understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship to the profound struggle of a deeply religious culture to reconcile these events with a belief in a benevolent God. The film examines the increasingly lethal years of the war, focusing primarily on several key battles and their corpse-strewn aftermaths, and concludes with a section on the postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance. It premieres in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of Antietam, the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4102] Tavis talks with commercial pilots Johnnie E. Jones and Ken Haney about racial discrimination in the airline industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4101] Tavis talks with author Eric Liu about his book You're More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen's Guide to Making Change Happen, and with filmmaker Laura Poitras about her film Risk. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1707H] The Ultimate Sticky Buns Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate sticky buns at home. Then, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of a water roux. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of almond butter. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the equipment corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#219H] Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. And Maricel's signature Braised Pork with Greens features the best of Latin American cooking! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#607H] Never Enough Cookies Learn to make the perfect cookie for every occasion. Bake giant fruit-and-nut filled kitchen sink cookies, vanilla sugar cookie sorbet sandwiches, maple-pecan shortbread squares and decadent double-chocolate sandwich cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#317] Vegetarian Favorites It's a vegetarian feast, starting with a classic French potato pie filled with shallots, swiss cheese and a hearty dose of fresh herbs. Then it's a dessert that is both healthy and decadent. Recipes: Alsatian Potato Pie, Chocolate Quinoa Mousse duration 28:45   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1604H] Cruising The Baltic Burt takes a look at the history of cruising and how it has changed and how much of it has remained the same during the past 200 years. The first luxury cruise ship was based in Italy, and was only available to the rich and famous. It offered excellent food, gambling, magnificent parties and guided tours. Burt's cruise starts in Portsmith, England and visit Belgium (Zeebrugge), Denmark (Copenhagen) , Germany (Berlin), Russia (St. Petersburg), Estonia (Tallinn) and Sweden (Stockholm). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#204] France's Burgundy and Loire Regions The Burgundy region boasts top French wines, romantic canals, Romanesque churches and some of France's most renowned cuisine. We base in the small town of Beaune and learn about its history of winemaking. From the vineyards of the Cote d'Or to the culinary delights - we discover the exquisite taste of Burgundy. The city of Dijon and the cathedral at Vezelay add artistic treasures to the Burgundy experience. For the second half of our trip, we head for the Loire Valley and chateaux country. From our home base in Amboise, we visit the famous chateaux, including magnificent Chenoneau, and Francois I's overwhelming Chambord. Tips include touring wine country, discovering smaller chateaux and ballooning over the Loire. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Freedom Riders: American Experience The powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives - and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment - for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South. Deliberately violating Jim Crow laws, the Freedom Riders met with bitter racism and mob violence along the way, sorely testing their belief in nonviolent activism. Veteran filmmaker Stanley Nelson's documentary is the first feature-length film about this courageous band of civil-rights activists. Gaining access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, Nelson chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds. duration 1:56:16   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23102] (original broadcast date: 5/09/17)
    * We begin tonight's program with late-breaking news from the White House. In a remarkable development, President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey over the handling of the Clinton emails investigation. Charlie is joined by Margaret Talev of Bloomberg News and Phil Rucker of The Washington Post.
    * Mike Schroepfer, chief technology officer at Facebook, on the future of Facebook, connectivity, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.
    * biographer Sally Bedell Smith, who has written books on Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, the Kennedys, and the Clintons. Her new book is called "Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1101H] The Hummingbird, Sumika and Orexi Our first stop is a charming Creole inspired spot where classic New Orleans dishes and fresh California ingredients come together for breakfast, lunch and brunch at The Hummingbird in Fairfax. Next, we venture to the South Bay for Japanese fare with steaming bowls of rice and noodles and modern plates of grilled morsels at Sumika in Los Altos. Lastly, it's the Mediterranean island flavors of Greece, served up in a contemporary version of the traditional taverna that tempt us at Orexi Restaurant in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#205H] Nuts Joanne has a lot of nuts in her life, and feels she's much better for it. Nuts and seeds are a super easy way to keep your cooking fresh and creative. Today they're going to go to Taku Inlet in Alaska to fish for salmon, and then onto a California walnut farm. With her student Heather, together they'll make nut-crusted salmon, basmati rice with citrus, and a fabulous Nutella fondue with fresh ferries. Join them as they get nutty! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#207H] Layered Elegance Jacques shows Claudine how presentation can make a simple, traditional dish truly elegant by layering feta, cucumber and onion between tomato slices to make Tall Greek Tomato Salad. Poached Salmon in Sour Cream Herb Sauce follows as Jacques reveals his father's dislike of olive oil to his daughter, Claudine. Together they make a variation of his mother's recipe Stew of Peas and Carrots -- a meal in itself! Dessert is pure simplicity in Sweet Ricotta Gateaux with Peach Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#512H] Istanbul Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul. We'll lose our way in the Grand Bazaar and feast like kings with locals at a fisherman's wharf. We'll follow the fall of the Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's ancient wall, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. To escape the city bustle, we'll board a boat on the churning Bosphorus, make friends over backgammon, and try a traditional bath. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3702H] Kirby Hall 1 duration 58:05   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#205H] Oscar Strikes Back Oscar Strikes Back - In this two-part episode, Oscar attends a gathering of Odd Squad scientists called Lab-Con at Odd Squad Academy. Curriculum: Place value and multi-addend addition. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#206H] Olympia's Day/Otis's Day * Olympia's Day: When a new room opens up in headquarters, all the agents want a piece. Curriculum: Fractions.
    * Otis's Day: Getting a villain back to headquarters proves cumbersome when the tubes are down for maintenance. Curriculum: Measurement; Money.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#119H] Kickin' It with the Roos When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1710H] Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze * Binky's Music Madness - Everyone loves the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a funky experimental music group that's touring around Elwood City. Everyone that is, except Binky. A musical purist, Binky thinks their nontraditional sound is just a bunch of noise and sets out to prove it. Will Binky succeed, or is he headed for treble?
    * Brain Freeze - A new ice cream shop has just opened up across the block. With whimsical flavor names, futuristic furniture, and a cute mascot named Puk Puk, Yumbobo is threatening to put Brain's shop out of business.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#503H] The Puppy Show/Never Forget to Remember The Puppy Show - TV producer Laslo Huckey knows just what people want to watch: puppies. But puppies doing what? He challenges Martha and the gang to come up with the perfect pitch for a puppy show. Vocabulary: (E) gist, brainstorm, concept, situation, introduce. Never Forget to Remember - It's the first day of spring and everybody wants to play their favorite outdoor game, Kickup! Only, where's the ball? In order to find it, the kids recount their memories of the last game. The problem is, everybody remembers things differently... Vocabulary: (E) certain, specific, sure, detail(s), previously. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    WordGirl [#705H] My Dad, My Teacher, My Dad, My Teacher/Castle! Dungeon! Fortress! So? * My Dad, My Teacher, My Dad, My Teacher - Mr. Botsford gets a job as Becky's substitute teacher, and even though Becky's classmates love the change, Becky feels picked on by her father, er, teacher? After a tough day at school, WordGirl must stop The Butcher and his father Kid Potato from robbing the bank, and she realizes she isn't the only one feeling frustrated by a parent. Can WordGirl figure out how to stop the crime and repair The Butcher and Kid Potato's relationship... or at least just stop the crime? Vocabulary Words: Faculty, Expect.
    *Castle! Dungeon! Fortress! So? - Becky is having trouble finding anyone to play Pretty Princess Magic Pony with now that Violet only wants to play the latest card game, Castle! Dungeon! Fortress! Go!, with TJ, and elementary schoolers aren't the only one who enjoy the game. Chuck the Evil Sandwich Making Guy has a plan to steal the rarest Castle! Dungeon! Fortress! Go! card from a local shop. Can WordGirl stop Chuck in time? And more importantly, will she ever understand how to play this new game? Vocabulary Words: Absorbed, Include.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1109H] The Magician's Nephew, Part 1 Barnaby and Jones discover that Midsomer County is home to a secret pagan cult, after one of its more prominent members is murdered. Suspicion initially falls on the author of a book, alleging that the sect's rituals are merely the product of drink and an overactive imagination. But, soon it seems that all of the members of the Magic Circle have something to hide. duration 48:34   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:52 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1110H] The Magician's Nephew, Part 2 Barnaby and Jones discover that Midsomer County is home to a secret pagan cult, after one of its more prominent members is murdered. Suspicion initially falls on the author of a book, alleging that the sect's rituals are merely the product of drink and an overactive imagination. But, soon it seems that all of the members of the Magic Circle have something to hide. duration 46:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:40 pm
    New Tricks [#705] Good Morning Lemmings The team reinvestigates the death of celebrated graffiti artist Danny 'Flak' Tyler. duration 52:00   STEREO
  • 9:35 pm
    Death In Paradise [#146H] The team race against the clock in London to solve two murders, after their prime suspect is found dead. Meanwhile, Dwayne has an emotional encounter and Humphrey finds that some advice from an unexpected source helps him come to a big decision. duration 52:19   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    Murder In Suburbia [#206Z] The Great Oldies Ashurst and Scribbins investigate when a singer who had a string of hits in the fifties is found dead after being drowned in the bath at a residential home. JJ had many enemies but also many friends, but it soon becomes difficult to work out who is on what side. Meanwhile, Ash must face teasing from the team about the fact that she and Sullivan locked lips for an investigation. duration 46:12   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:20 pm
    On Story [#702H] The Jungle Book: Justin Marks on Updating a Classic Screenwriter Justin Marks talks about updating the classic Disney story to the modern screen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose: Geneva and the Matterhorn: Quest for the Water Castle Renowned adventurer Richard Bangs explores the Rhone River, Lake Geneva and the Matterhorn regions of Switzerland - the country known since Medieval times as the "water castle" of Europe. On his quest, Richard uncovers how the Swiss harnessed the Rhone to light Switzerland and its neighbors, power some of the world's most efficient rail systems and quench the thirst of millions, while still managing to preserve this precious resource. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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