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KQED Plus: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#601H] Joe Jackson Iconic Jazz musician and five-time Grammy Award nominee Joe Jackson performs an electrifying set at New York City's Iridium with songs from his latest album Fast Forward including "A Little Smile" and "Keep On Dreaming." The multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter performs his chart-topping classics "Is She Really Going Out With Him? " "Steppin' Out" and "You Can't Get What You Want." duration 56:28   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#140H] The Daughter of Autolycus Father Brown knows the Pope's coronation gift to the Queen of a priceless cross is too tempting to Flambeau and Brown convinces the Bishop to let him guard it. Flambeau arrives on Brown's doorstep seeking his help to steal the cross in order to save the life of his daughter whom he has never met, and who has been kidnapped by Flambeau's criminal partner he once left for dead. Before they can steal the cross it goes missing from the Bishop's Palace. Brown has underestimated Papal politics, Flambeau's daughter, and the consciences of men. duration 59:55   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:48 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4317H] Inspector Lewis, Series VI: The Ramblin' Boy With DS Hathaway on holiday, Inspector Lewis is assigned a new partner to investigate the discovery of an elderly man's body in a field. Finding that the man had already been embalmed, the inquiry leads to a funeral home and those connected to it, including one of Lewis' former colleagues. Peter Davison ("Doctor Who") guest stars. duration 1:23:16   STEREO TV14-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:13 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#135H] For Whom The Bell Tolls A man falls from the Ballarat Fire Station bell tower. What appears to be a suicide turns into a murder investigation taking Blake deep into the Regional Fire Association. duration 57:35   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:13 am
    Rosemary and Thyme [#307H] Enter Two Gardeners Rosemary's cousin Charles is performing with an amateur dramatic group, and Rosemary and Laura have been brought along to prepare the garden of the Open Air Theatre in time for opening night. One of the actors accidentally shoots himself during rehearsal, and everyone is deeply shocked. But when the police discover the gun was loaded with live ammunition not blanks, it becomes apparent that there is a murderer in their midst. Was the bullet intended for Adam or more likely the theatre's philanthropist Victor Channing? Victor's wife Jenny gets stage fright and her role in the play is given to Laura, much to Rosemary's displeasure. As opening night fast approaches, Rosemary struggles to complete the garden on her own as Laura, delighted with her part, becomes more involved with the production. Will the play go without a hitch or is someone out to sabotage it? duration 46:38   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    World's Most Expensive Food [#102H] (see description in part 1) duration 46:44   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4106] Tavis talks with journalist and author Amy Goodman about her book Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4105] Tavis talks with journalist Lesley Stahl about her book Becoming Grandma and with John Waters about his book Make Trouble. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1710H] Korean Feast Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Korean rice bowl at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews spider skimmers in the equipment corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets for making perfect Korean fried chicken wings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#302H] Burgers and Fries America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. Back at home, Sara makes her own version with simple Oven Baked Fries and a comfort food mash-up, Meatloaf Burgers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#609H] One-Bowl Desserts Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#321] Burgers from a Master It's two special burgers from the Burger Bar, including a unique slider pairing buffalo meat and some succulent crab followed by a BLT burger made with turkey meat and topped with a spicy aioli. Recipes: Buffalo Surf and Turf Slider, BLT Turkey Burger duration 25:54   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#313H] Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#304H] Decline & Fall of Air Service to U.S. Cities "Can you get there from here?" That's the question more and more Americans are asking. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg discusses the decline in air service across the United States, and provides some sobering numbers. Plus, when you think of Spain, the obvious destinations come to mind, like Madrid and Barcelona. We take you beyond the brochures and show you the hidden gems of this European country. And, what happens when you buy a nonrefundable ticket for you and your girlfriend, and then your girlfriend breaks up with you! Hear about one man's ingenious solution. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Pioneers of Television [#401H] Standup to Sitcom This star-packed episode features fresh interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, Tim Allen, Ray Romano and Bob Newhart. The program reveals how America's top standup comics made the transition to the sitcom format and includes dozens of clips from "Seinfeld," "Home Improvement," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Roseanne" and more. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4216H] Arctic Ghost Ship Unravel the greatest mystery in Arctic exploration: 160 years ago, the Franklin Expedition to chart the Northwest Passage vanished. Now, a Canadian team discovers one of Franklin's lost ships-a vital clue to the fate of the ill-starred expedition. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23106] (original broadcast date: 5/15/17)
    * we look at North Korea's missile test and the ongoing global cyberattack. Charlie is joined by David Sanger, the national security correspondent for The New York Times, and Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor to President Obama.
    * Dr. Rock Positano, who introduces his book, "Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero."
    * an appreciation of Brad Grey, who passed away over the weekend at 59 years old. Grey served as the CEO of Paramount Pictures from 2005 to earlier this year.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1205H] Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#209H] Argentina Remembered Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. Student: Leigh Balkon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#110H] Easy and Elegant Seafood Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#602H] Croatia: Adriatic Delights A fascinating land with a hard-fought history in a complex corner of Europe, Croatia is emerging as one of Europe's top destinations. Sampling the very best of Croatia, we start by exploring the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, we hike through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoy the thriving capital city Zagreb. Our Croatian finale: the Istrian Peninsula and its enchanting port town of Rovinj. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2116H] Orlando, Hour One Travel to sunny Orlando for fantastic finds like Joe Strummer's boots, ca. 1979, Ned Hanlon championship pins and cufflinks, ca. 1895, and a 1941 Grant Wood "March" lithograph. Learn which is appraised for $ 200,000! duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#213H] Drop Gadget Repeat/20 Questions Drop Gadget Repeat - The agents try to escape from a time loop. Curriculum: Addition. 20 Questions - A villain sets off a backwards bubble. Curriculum: Numerical relations; Using a number line; Understanding greater than/less than. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#214H] High Maintenance/Not Ok Computer High Maintenance - Agents switch jobs with the maintenance department for a day. Curriculum: Word problems involving multi-addend addition and multiplication. Not OK Computer - The agents get trapped in a computer. Curriculum: Using standard to measure length and capacity. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#122] Koala Balloon Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1303] Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked * Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list.
    * Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#507H] Stanley Saves The Day/Milo Goes for Gold Stanley Saves the Day - Kenan Thompson guest stars as Truman's cousin, Stanley, who's obsession with watching movies tends to get on his cousin's nerves. When the gang spots two crooks at the Wagstaff City Hotel, Stanley's knowledge of heist movies may be the best tool they've got to prevent a robbery. Vocabulary: (E) athletic, burly, lanky, muscular, scrawny. Milo Goes for Gold - Milo never wins anything. Tired of being trophyless and second-bested by his friends, he devises a way to triumph by making up his own games. The only trouble is, his friends are pretty good at those too... Vocabulary: (E) dexterity, endurance, sport, stamina, swift. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    WordGirl [#709H] Guess Who's Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner/Judging Butcher * Guess Who's Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner - After an unfortunate turn of events at the grocery store, Tobey and his mother become the guests of honor at the Botsford's Thanksgiving dinner. Becky is less than thrilled to be sharing a table with her one of her secret nemeses, and Tobey would rather be spending Thanksgiving with WordGirl (little does he know he is!) When Tobey unleashes his Pilgrim-themed robots on the city, can Becky find a way to defeat him without being missed when Mrs. Botsford carves the turkey? Vocabulary Words: Grateful, Reluctant.
    * Judging Butcher - Becky's best friend Violet may be great at drawing and painting, but when it comes to singing, well, let's just say it isn't her forte. But when Violet tells Becky that she is going to audition for The City's Got Too Much Talent, Becky doesn't have the heart to tell her it isn't a good idea. To make things even worse, the show has a new judge - The Butcher! Instead of slinging sausages at WordGirl and Huggy, the Butcher is running eager contestants through a verbal meat grinder. Can Becky stop Violet from auditioning without hurting her feelings? Vocabulary Words: Appreciate, Lyrics.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4445H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 5 The Food Hall opens at the Paradise, but there's a different jewel distracting attention - the new timepiece display. At the centerpiece, is a stunning and mysterious watch from Katherine's late father. It is Katherine's cherished object, but it also harbors a secret that becomes currency in the power play at the Paradise. Sam is beguiled with the watch, and uses it to build an impressive watch sales enterprise. Meanwhile, Denise is given an extraordinary opportunity, but accepting it may put her in opposition with Moray - what will she do? The time to make a decision is ticking away. duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4446H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 6 The Paradise is celebrating 5 years in business. But behind closed doors, shocking alliances and schemes are emerging in an all-out bid for domination. The stakes are high - and so is the paranoia. Who will come out on top? Meanwhile, fragile hearts are tested, as some come to learn the true meaning of love and loyalty the hard way. Pain is a formidable teacher, but can Moray, Denise and others see clearly what is right under their noses? duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    King Charles III On Masterpiece [#4718] The hit Broadway show "King Charles III" is adapted for television. A 2016 Tony nominee for Best Play, the drama imagines Prince Charles' ascension to the throne following Queen Elizabeth's death. duration 1:54:21   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1503H] The Alcatraz Escape The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea and drowned, according to conventional wisdom. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees could have made it to dry land-but only if they left at a specific time. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon Adventurer Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong to discover what forces drive a city in which the spiritual concept of chi and the worldly concept of wealth coexist. Bangs begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on earth, Chinese New Year. Then, he wanders beneath the skyscrapers of Central District, meanders down the alleys of Western District and ferries across the harbor to Kowloon. Later, he sail the "dragon-infested" waters to the Geopark, an ecological preserve, before making his way to Lantau Island, and finally north, to the villages of the New Territories. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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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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