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KQED Plus: Monday, May 22, 2017

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

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Monday, May 22, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Journeys In India [#205H] Gujarat: Land of Extremes The people and wildlife of the western state of Gujarat have found ways to survive in an inhospitable environment. Unique big game exists side-by-side with some of the most talented and unique craftsman in the world. Bill gets the inside scoop on this strange land and is doubly surprised by his local guide. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#105H] Force Majeure and Rosewater Science Goes to the Movies looks at the Swedish film, Force Majeure and Jon Stewart's Rosewater for a discussion on visceral fear. What does fear do to the brain, to the body and how does fear affect decision making? With guest journalist Ira Flatow, we consider the effects of fear on our political process. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Shelter Me [#107H] Community Matters This episode features shelter dogs that are trained to protect endangered species. We follow the dogs from the day they are rescued to their deployment in Zambia where they are helping prevent the poaching of elephants and rhinos and helping stem the illegal trade of ivory and rhino horns. These once homeless dogs are now doing life-saving conservation work! We also see an inspiring program where junior high school students read to dogs and cats at an animal shelter. This helps socialize the animals and makes them more adoptable and increases the self-esteem and confidence of the kids. And we showcase a high school cross country team that takes shelter dogs for a run as part of their practice. This innovative community program has inspired the entire town and, soon, the entire nation! duration 59:00   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    American Masters [#2704H] Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning More than six decades of 20th-century America are seen through the prism of Dorothea Lange's life and lens. Known for her powerful images from the Great Depression, Lange's haunting "Migrant Mother" remains emblematic of that period. As young America matured into a world power, Lange continued to bear witness, bringing subjects alive, transmitting raw emotions and capturing the human condition. This film is made by Dyanna Taylor, Lange's granddaughter, who began her artistic vision, literally, at Lange's feet. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#703H] Child of Giants: My Journey with Maynard Dixon & Dorothea Lange The sons of photographer Dorothea Lange and painter Maynard Dixon struggle to find their own paths through life from under the shadows of their formidable parents. duration 1:29:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:31 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#601H] Dave Rawlings Machine Savor the debut of a group that personifies "Americana": Guitarist-singer-songwriter Rawlings with Gillian Welch, Punch Brothers bassist Paul Kowert, violinist Brittany Haas and former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist Willie Watson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4110] Tavis talks with environmental activist Winona LaDuke about her documentary First Daughter and the Black Snake and with singer Faith Evans about her long-awaited duets album with the Notorious B.I.G. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4109] Tavis talks with Dr. Keith Black about early detection and the development of a groundbreaking new test that can identify signs of Alzheimer's disease. He also chats with actor Michael Weatherly about his starring role on the hit CBS drama Bull. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1717H] Chinese Takeout, Revised Host Bridget Lancaster goes into the test kitchen with host Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the best beef stir-fry with bell peppers and black pepper sauce at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of soy sauce. Next, test cook Keith Dresser shows Julia how to make the ultimate scallion pancakes with dipping sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#305H] Asian Flavors with Dale Talde Top Chef contestant and Asian-American restaurateur Dale Talde shows Sara his secret sources in Chinatown for pulled noodles and other ingredients, then they come back to Sara's home kitchen to cook up Pad Thai with Oysters and Bacon and his signature dish, Angry Chicken, spiced like kim chee and marinated in yogurt with lots of potatoes to soak up the sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#611H] Pastry Cream Martha prepares one-pot pastry cream for three desserts: cherry tart with cherry spiked pastry cream, coffee pastry cream-filled cream puffs with chocolate glaze, and a favorite Polish dessert featuring cream mousseline between puff pastry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#325] Romantic Feast (Part 1) Chef Keller makes the ultimate romantic dinner, starting with parsnip blinis, thin delicate pancakes topped with sour cream and caviar. Then it's a stunning version of lobster thermidor with a silky, creamy filling of lobster and vegetables. Recipes: Parsnip Blini, Lobster Thermidor duration 28:09   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1608H] Nigeria Adela Ucar kicks off her visit in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital nightlife. Next she journeys to Yoruba Land in the southwest, thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. Adela later meets witch doctors in Oyo, travels to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands. duration 57:43   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    My Voice: One Man's Journey to Overcome The Silence of Autism A young autistic man fights to help others who, like him, were born without the ability to communicate. Watch the inspiring true story of Matt Hayes as he navigates life and finds his place in the world as a defender of human rights for non-communicative autistic people duration 56:48   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3201H] Animal Misfits Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature's misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. "Animal Misfits" reveals some surprising details about how evolution really works, demonstrating that all animals are remarkably well-adapted to their chosen way of life. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23110H] (original broadcast date: 5/19/17)
    * we begin with a conversation about Donald Trump's first foreign trip of his presidency. It begins in Saudi Arabia - from there he goes to Israel, Vatican City, Belgium, and back to Italy. Charlie is joined by Ian Bremmer, the president of the Eurasia Group, and Michael Hanna, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation.
    * a discussion of Robert Mueller's special counsel appointment. Joining us is John Carlin, the former Assistant Attorney General for national security, and Chief of Staff to Robert Mueller.
    * Gabe Sherman of New York Magazine and Jim Rutenberg of the New York Times reflect on the legacy of the late media titan Roger Ailes, known for launching Fox News in 1996.
    * we conclude with Adam Lindemann, an art collector and gallery owner who held the previous auction record for a Jean Michel Basquiat painting with his sale of Untitled (Devil) for $57.3 million last year.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#805H] Bocanova, Willi's Wine Bar, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus * Latin-inspired flavors thrill the palate at the Pan-American Grill, Bocanova, in Jack London Square.
    * Next, small plates, a local handpicked winelist and worldly flavors abound at Willi's Wine Bar in Santa Rosa.
    * Lastly, elegant and chic, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus serves lunch, afternoon tea and lots of bubbles under its landmark, stained-glass dome in San Francisco.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#210H] Mushrooms Italian-Style Italian cuisine is one of Joanne's favorite go-to's for cooking. She loves it so much because in Italy they take the freshest ingredients and cook them at the peak of the season. In this episode, they're going to visit an Italian market, and then with her student Katy, they're going to make a super easy mushroom pizza with Montasio and gorgonzola cheeses. Then they're going to get down to earth with a beef tenderloin stuffed with wild mushrooms. Join her as she travels through the heart and soul of Italy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#111H] Cattle Call Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#606H] Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture. Starting up high, in Spain's whitewashed hill towns, we roll down to the coast to enjoy the windsurfing mecca of Tarifa. Then we catch a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar, and sail to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Pacific Heartbeat [#602] Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#105H] My Better Half/The Confalones * My Better Half - When symmetrical objects become vandalized, Olive and Otto must figure out why. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial Sense; symmetry.
    * The Confalones - Olive and Otto are called in to help when objects and, eventually, people start disappearing inside an Italian restaurant. Curriculum: Rounding numbers.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#106H] Blob on the Job/Party of 5,4,3,2,1 * Blob on the Job - When a blob gets loose in Odd Squad headquarters, Olive and Otto compete against rival agents to catch it first. Curriculum: Measurement; capacity.
    * Party of 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 - When people in town can no longer count down, Olive and Otto must uncover who is causing the problem and why. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; deductive reasoning.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#124] Kerhonk When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1307] Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians * Portrait of Artist As Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? < br>* The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. Before long, however, they start to find evidence of human habitation.Have they discovered an ancient civilization? Or has someone known about this special secret place all along? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#210H] Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space * Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship.
    * Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. Vocabulary: (E) universe, extraterrestrial, astronom(y)(er), astronaut, asteroid, inva(sion)( ed)(ing)(er), (in)humane (I) alien(s) , world, creature.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    WordGirl [#713] Royally Framed/Wordgirl Vs. Tobey Vs. The Dentist ROYALLY FRAMED - Lady Redundant Woman is at the museum copying famous works of art when she becomes distracted and accidentally copies the Royal Dandy, bringing him to life... again. Royal Dandy's first priority is to make himself some mates, so he steals items from the museum and hands them out around town as gifts. When WordGirl confronts him, Royal Dandy pins the crime on her. Now the whole town thinks WordGirl is a thief! How will WordGirl outsmart the Royal Dandy and save her reputation? Vocabulary Words: Vain, Knickknack. WORDGIRL VS. TOBEY VS. THE DENTIST - TJ, Becky and Bob are spending the afternoon with the coolest person in town - the dentist! Every kid loves their time with Dr. Clocktormocktor, except Tobey, who comes storming out of the exam room, adamant that there is no way he has a cavity. He tries to console himself with a delicious candy bar, but one bite sends him reeling in pain. Cradling his jaw, Tobey orders his robots to destroy the candy factory, which he sees as the cause of his pain, and since Becky (aka WordGirl) is stuck in a dentist's chair, this just might be one crime Tobey gets away with... Vocabulary Words: Appointment, Cavity. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#141H] The Rod of Asclepius Lady Felicia's reckless driving lands her and Mrs McCarthy in adjoining hospital beds. A new admittance to the ward dies the following morning on the operating table. A nurse claims it is murder and is found dead the same afternoon, forcing Inspector Mallory to do more than his initial cursory investigation. Father Brown follows a different line of inquiry and Lady Felicia and Mrs. McCarthy's snooping put the latter in danger on the same operating table. duration 44:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:48 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4318H] Inspector Lewis, Series VI: Intelligent Design Lewis and Hathaway are called in to examine the brutal death of a chemistry professor recently released from prison. There may be a connection to the discovery of a murdered Oxford student reported lost for 15 years. As more casualties and suspects emerge, Lewis considers his future on the force. Edward Fox (Ghandi, "Foyle's War") guest stars. duration 1:23:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:13 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#136H] The Visible World When Blake's old friend turned enemy Derek Alderton is found dead, the hunt for the killer turns back onto Blake himself. duration 55:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:11 pm
    Rosemary and Thyme [#308H] Cup of Silence English vineyards are growing in reputation in the global wine market, so Laura and Rosemary are excited to be invited to the Crickle Valley Vineyard. But weeds are choking this year's crop, and the gardeners are stumped for a horticultural solution to this massive problem. Events turn sinister when a visiting wine columnist staying at the winery's hotel dies in mysterious circumstances. Brothers Ben and Stuart, who run the vineyard and hotel respectively, are at odds over the future of the property - a rivalry made worse by the murder of Ben's girlfriend, and Stuart's employee, Daisy. But cunning detective work by Rosemary and Laura not only unmasks the killer, but ensures that this year's vintage of Crickle Valley wines will finally make it to the bottles. duration 46:38   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#110H] Death By Miss Adventure Phryne investigates the death of a young female worker in a factory 'accident' and soon learns that the woman's death might not be the misadventure the police think it is. Faced with a wall of secrecy and lies, Phryne sends her trusty maid, Dot, undercover into the factory to investigate. When a second suspicious death occurs, Phryne fights desperately to save one of her closest friends from the gallows. Directed by Daina Reid and guest stars Alison Whyte, Caroline Brazier, Andrew Blackman and Neil Pigot. duration 53:17   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#602H] Cma Songwriters Series: Darius Rucker iMultiple Grammy and CMA Award winner, Darius Rucker performs songs from his recently released #1 studio album Southern Style for the CMA Songwriters Series at Nashville's Marathon Music Works. The Grand Ole Opry inductee is joined by songwriters Casey Beathard, Nathan Chapman, Chris Dubois, Ashley Gorley, Tim James, Charles Kelley, Clay Mills, Frank Rogers and Rivers Rutherford. Collectively they are responsible for some of Rucker's biggest hits including "Alright," "Don't Think I Don't Think About It," and his current lead single "Homegrown Honey," which he performs with co-writers Chapman, and label mate Kelley of Lady Antebellum. duration 54:53   STEREO TVPG
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