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KQED Plus: Saturday, May 13, 2017

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

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Saturday, May 13, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    The Kate [#205H] Maurice Hines Famed tap dancer and performer Maurice Hines entertains with heartfelt stories from his childhood days in show business with his brother Gregory, and sings classics like "It Don't Mean A Thing," and "Smile" and of course, wows the audience with his skilled tap moves. duration 56:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#202Z] In Loco Louisa is nervously awaiting an interview for promotion to head teacher of Portwenn Primary School, and she's anxious to make a good impression. But the odds seem to be stacked against her. Dr. Ellingham is on the board of governors, and she's not sure she can count on his vote. Meanwhile, Bert Large is testing out his culinary skills on the villagers. He's taken over the running of the fish and chip shop while owner Mrs. Cronk is in the hospital - and goes to some unusual lengths to improve the food! Martin discovers that the skin infection affecting some of the local children is not impetigo as he had initially diagnosed, but a rare condition usually only passed by animals. duration 46:42   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    DCI Banks [#115H] A Little Bit of Heart When Rachel Li reports her husband, property owner and philanthropist Xun, missing, Banks interviews his brother Chang and niece Wei, hearing the family were dissidents who had to flee China, as well as his son Bo, a hospital worker who does not get on with his father. duration 1:25:10   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:30 am
    Dalziel and Pascoe [#181Z] The Cave Woman (Part 1) When a woman's mummified remains emerge from the water during a cave rescue operation, Dalziel and Pascoe embark upon a murder inquiry which rocks their world. duration 54:10   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Dalziel and Pascoe [#182Z] The Cave Woman (Part 2) DC Lateef and his climbing partner are still trapped inside the cave. When the rescue team finds them, they are too late to save Lateef, however the stone sample he stowed in his jacket is sent for analysis. duration 54:21   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#119] Royal Murder Holmes and Watson, guests at the hunting lodge of an unnamed Central European king, witness a murder. They are able to expose the culprit and avoid a war. duration 26:41   TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#206H] Sweet Dough Watch the bakers work with sweet dough, making tea loaves that are connected to home, and 36 sweet European buns, from Swedish cinnamon buns to German schnecken and French brioches. They also face Paul's most twisted Technical challenge yet. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#207H] Pastry View the competition among the remaining six bakers to update old- fashioned suet puddings, create perfect religieuses - delicate choux buns filled with creme patissiere - and make three different kinds of puffed pastries. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#208H] Quarter Final This week, the five remaining bakers are tested on unconventional flours and unusual desserts. They must make a loaf using flours such as spelt, rye, potato or tapioca flours, master meringue and custard dacquoise and create novelty vegetable cakes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#209H] French Week Follow the four semi-finalists as they wrestle with three French bakes. First they have to produce three types of savory canapes, then a complex charlotte royale. The final is a truly iconic French patisserie: the opera cake duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    The Great British Baking Show [#210H] The Final Learn which of the three finalists will emerge as Britain's best amateur baker. Each must create a technically difficult picnic pie, 12 perfectly shaped pretzels and the ultimate showpiece in a baker's repertoire: a three-tiered wedding cake. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House [#3622H] Detroit | Fixing The Fascia Rough wiring is installed in the kitchen. A new HVAC system goes in. Richard heads to Flint, MI, to learn about their ongoing water crisis. Back at the house, Tommy installs new fascia. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1522H] Alaska Generator, Wood Floor Visiting the show's 49th state! See Scott head to Alaska to hook up a portable generator capable of powering an entire house. Watch Tom repair a poorly installed piece of wood floor nosing. Richard gives an inside look at dishwasher cycles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3636H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa [#106H] Pass Or Fail In Cambodia Town The US spends more on healthcare than any other nation, and the biggest portion goes towards pregnancy and childbirth. Despite that, the nation ranks 56th lowest in the world for infant mortality. To find out more about this critical issue, we visit Rochester, New York-where babies are dying at a rate 2 times higher than the national average, and where mothers of color are 3 times more likely than white mothers to lose their babies before their first birthday. As we search for answers, we also visit the programs that are working to reverse these dramatic disparities. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#431H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1203H] Inner World with Michele Bernhardt: Brainspotting The human brain has one Quadrillion connections - that's one Billion multiplied by One Million. Accessing the healing potential of these one Quadrillion connections has resulted in new techniques including a therapy called Brainspotting. It's in use across the U.S. and around the world and Michele visits with its developer David Grand to see how Brainspotting is helping treat trauma buried deep inside the brain and body. Erasing the Mental Health Stigma - Emotional fitness experts say it's critical that we change society's often negative attitude about mental health therapy so everyone can receive the help they need. Structured Antioxidant Water - A new kind of structured alkaline water has been developed that could help keep us young and healthy. It works by helping better hydrating and detoxifying our cells, and the results so far are impressive. Compassion and Health - One of the world's leading brain specialists Dr. James Doty shares his expert opinion about the single most important thing we can do to improve our health and longevity. Healing Moment: Falling Leaves - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Chef's Life [#201H] Blueberries and Boiling Over After a year recovering from a restaurant fire and re-opening Chef and the Farmer, Vivian and Ben open a burger/oyster bar called the Boiler Room. Vivian boils over with the stress of staffing adjustments, testing new menu concepts and the task of putting 500 pounds of blueberries to good use. She dons a hairnet and bubbles with excitement at the sight of her blueberry BBQ sauce hitting the assembly line. The staff of Chef and the Farmer finally lets off some steam with a growler cocktail and a blueberry BBQ water park extravaganza. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Lucky Chow [#201H] Japan: Food As Fetis Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave of Japanese culinary culture continues to intoxicate us. Exploring American manifestations of otaku, the Japanese trope that combines cutting-edge pop culture with fetishistic obsession, Danielle visits New York's first cat cafe; a Brooklyn izakaya run by a Frenchman in thrall to Japanese anime and manga; and a California suburban mom who's a star on the international bento-box circuit. On a more traditional note, Danielle gets in the sumo ring with a 600-pound opponent and then helps him make chanko nabe, the sumo wrestler's staple meal. duration 27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Mind of A Chef, The [#509H] Bistro At its core, a bistro is a place where everyone can eat, and eat well. See how Ludo has brought the spirit of the bistro to Los Angeles. Join him in Paris to meet some of the people and places that first inspired him to begin a culinary career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#203H] A French Twist On Mexico A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#117H] Sweet Endings with Shorey Jacques' granddaughter Shorey is back in the kitchen and she's all grown up but she's never too old for dessert! And it all starts with a little butter, freshly made for a quick tartine de confiture. Fresh fruit recipes follow with peaches marty and rhubarb-honey coupe with creamy yogurt sauce. Shorey's love of chocolate isn't forgotten with chocolate pistachio biscotti, which proves to be a perfect lesson in baking, as Jacques guides her measurements and mixtures. Finally, Shorey and Jacques shape mini chocolate truffles to round out their confectionary creations. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Cook's Country [#904H] Surf and Turf Goes Regional Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to grilled sugar steak. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1715H] Italian Chicken Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster go into the test kitchen together to uncover the secrets to better chicken marsala. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews manual citrus juicers in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Bridget how to make the ultimate skillet-roasted chicken in lemon sauce at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#510H] Copenhagen Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia. As we get to know Copenhagen, we'll discover reminders of its Viking history and symbols of its proudly independent ways today. We'll stroll through Europe's first great pedestrian zone, ogle crown jewels in the palace and take a bike ride through a famous hippie squatter community, finishing at Copenhagen's full-time carnival, Tivoli Gardens. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#511H] Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark. Aarhus welcomes us with its ruddy affluence, charming open air museum and eerily well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde impresses visitors with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere. And the delightfully quaint Isle of Aero beckons a bike ride among thatched cottages, "snooping mirrors", and cobbled alleyways that reminds us of the world of Hans Christian Andersen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Agatha Christie's Poirot [#104] Four and Twenty Blackbirds Poirot is dining out at a London chop house one evening when eminent artist Henry Gasgcoine enters the restaurant for his customary dinner. The next morning, Poirot is intrigued to read in the newspaper that the painter has been found dead. When a post-mortem reveals that Gasgcoine died after eating only a little food, Poirot concludes he has been murdered and that it was actually the killer he saw in the restaurant. duration 51:06   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Keeping Up Appearances [#111] Hyacinth is fearful that the tumultuous lives of her family members will cast a pall in the carefully polished image she tries so hard to maintain. duration 29:17   TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    As Time Goes By [#113] The Book Signing Lionel has "first night nerves" over his first signing session at a book shop. Alistair and Jean, meanwhile, are working overtime wheedling and cajoling friends and acquaintances to queue up for signatures from the author. duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#107H] Murder In Montparnasse As a young woman in Paris after the war, Phryne posed for the famous artist Pierre Sarcelle. Now, 10 years later, Sarcelle's widow arrives in Melbourne asking for her late husband's paintings. When she suddenly disappears, Phryne discovers the connection between Mme Sarcelle and the death of an Australian war veteran who witnessed the 'accidental' death of Sarcelle at Montparnasse train station. As Phryne delves into this investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love. The two worlds collide as Phryne tracks down the murderer - but Jack is the man who gives her the courage to confront her past. Directed by Clayton Jacobson. Additional Directing by Tony Tilse. Guest stars Peter O'Brien, Vince Colosimo, Linda Cropper and Nick Carrafa. duration 53:25   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 9:55 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#108H] Away with the Fairies Phryne investigates the puzzling death of a magazine columnist and author of fairy stories. To get to the truth, she must unearth the deceptions and rampant rivalries of the magazine's thoroughly modern working women - and dig into the past of their token male employee. Meanwhile, Phryne rekindles her affair with the sensuous Lin Chung - whose arranged marriage has stalled in a mire of family politics and intrigue. Directed by Emma Freeman and guest stars Anna McGahan, Roz Hammond, Deborah Kennedy and Jim Russell. duration 55:47   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 pm
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#502H] Natalie Portman (Jackie) and Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) ; Amy Adams (Arrival, Nocturnal Animals) and Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge); Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures) with Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool); Annette Bening (20th Century Women) with Naomie Harris (Moonlight). duration 56:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    New Tanglewood Tales: Life On Stage and Off [#104H] This episode features a closer look at timpanist Tim Genis - both his musical history and the workings of the timpani. Owen Young (cello) leads a master class with the next generation of students at Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a renowned high school orchestra program, and Owen walks us through one of Tanglewood's most popular summer concerts, "Tanglewood on Parade." Ken David Masur conducts Beethoven Piano Concerto #5 with the Boston Symphony, and violist Cathy Basrak (viola) teaches about her instrument. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#704H] Jason D. Williams Jason D. Williams is a throwback to Memphis' rockabilly roots and is the heir apparent to Jerry Lee Lewis' raucous piano-based boogie woogie. While paying homage to the past, Williams stands on his own and his unique talents blend jazz, classical and country with rock-n-roll backbeats. In this episode Williams shows off his piano mastery on several songs, including "Sanctified" and "Right String Wrong Yo Yo." duration 27:37   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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