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KQED Plus: Monday, August 14, 2017

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Monday, August 14, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Ethan Bortnick: Generations of Music Join the talented young virtuoso for a concert spanning generations and genres. Featuring guests Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), Bethany Yarrow and cellist Rufus Cappadocia, this concert will appeal to audiences of all ages and musical tastes. duration 1:27:09   STEREO
  • 1:30 am
    Folk Legends: Isn't This A Time! Treasure this last and historic gathering of the artists who defined folk music, including Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and The Weavers. The 2003 Carnegie Hall concert features performances the artists considered among their best. duration 1:26:49   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:05   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Play The Ukulele with the Atomic Sharks Learn to play the uke in no time flat with Kris Hensler and Kenny Taylor, who help first-timers get started fast. By the end of the show, the duo will have viewers strumming "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and Jimmy Buffett's "Changes in Latitude." duration 57:09   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4170] Tavis talks with actor and comedian Stephen Fry about his new CBS sitcom, The Great Indoors, the differences between acting in American and British shows, and the current state of world affairs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4169] Tavis talks to father and son filmmaking icons Carl and Rob Reiner about their upcoming hand and footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater and their latest projects. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1726H] Comfort Classics Host Julia Collin Davison makes the best roast chicken with root vegetables with host Bridget Lancaster and test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets to making almost no-knead sourdough bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#603H] Holiday Sides The winter is full of big family meals where you really have to be on your game to get food on the table all at once. Sara shows a little love to the unsung heroes of the big meal, the sides. She's got delicious winter vegetables like shredded butternut squash with dates, Brussels sprouts with panko breadcrumbs and a creamy tahini sauce, plus a creamy root vegetable soup that can stand on its own as a main course or serve as a first course. And for the hungry cook: apple nutmeg bites to tide you over until dinnertime. Recipes: Root vegetable soup with pita crisps, Shredded butternut squash with dates, Brussels sprouts with panko, Apple nutmeg bites. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#612H] French Meringue Make three show-stopping fantastic meringue-based desserts: individual pavlovas with a brightly colored orange curd filling, a stunning chocolate dacquoise cake layered with chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream, and a light-as-air tinted-pink angel food cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#218] Outside The Meat Box: Wild Game It's truly refreshing to eat game which is now readily available in many grocery stores. Chef Keller presents some of the most popular game dishes from his Fleur de Lys restaurants with recipes that are tailored to home cooks. Recipes: Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce; Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce. duration 27:43   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1620H] Delhi & Agra Delhi is an incarnation of seven cities all born out of a bloody history. It is a city teeming with extraordinary life flowing through the 22 million+ Hindu and Muslim inhabitants who make India's capital one of the most vibrant in the world. It's also what attracts Globe Trekker Ian Wright to explore Delhi's old quarters, bargain bazaars, Imperial Mughai monuments, and last remaining outposts of British occupation. In this lively city guide, Ian takes in spectacular visits to the Taj Mahal in Agra, and the holy town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand. duration 57:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    The Arab Americans This documentary illustrates the contributions made to the American fabric for almost 200 years by those who immigrated to the United States from the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. This untold story vividly paints a portrait of the Arab-American immigrant experience through the stories of people who, like all Americans, immigrated in pursuit of the American Dream, including Senator George Mitchell, actor Jamie Farr, General John Abizaid, NYT foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid, Helen Thomas and more.
    With historical immigration patterns as background, the film explores the personal stories of Arab-Americans and how they have contributed to the collective American experience. At a time when the media tends to paint people from Arabic speaking countries and culture with the broad brush of terrorism, it is increasingly important to present a positive image of the many people of the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula who have made America their home, and highlight their American journey as an important part of the larger American Experience.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Wild Alaska Live [#101H] Airing live with hosts Martin and Chris Kratt, PBS, in partnership with the BBC, will turn the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle as thousands of the world's wildest animals gather to take part in Alaska's amazing summer feast. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23170H] (original air date 8/11/2017) We begin with the week in politics. Charlie is joined by John Dickers, host of Face the Nation.
    *We conclude with Jessica Williams, star of the Netflix film "The Incredible Jessica James" and co-host of the popular comedy podcast "2 Dope Queens."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#911H] Hana Japanese Restaurant, Cocotte and Sakoon We start in Rohnert Park at Hana Japanese Restaurant for a superb sushi experience and a sock-it-to-'ya sake menu! Next, c'est si bon brasserie Cocotte in San Francisco showcases locally-sourced ingredients for its rustic rotisserie recipes and namesake dish. Lastly, we visit Sakoon in Mountain View, where traditional Indian cuisine is delivered in a modern presentation with a cosmopolitan vibe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#215H] Herbs Joanne grew her first garden when she was a freshmen in college. All she had room for was a tiny herb garden on her windowsill, but boy, did that little garden inspire her to cook. Today she's going to Taku Inlet in Alaska where they'll fish for sockeye salmon, and with her student Santosh, they are going to make a slow roasted side of salmon, paired with a fresh herb salad with basil, arugula, parsley, mint, and cilantro, with a lemon vinaigrette. And finally for dessert, peach and basil ice pops. There is nothing that gives you more fresh flavors than cooking with herbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#109H] Classic Conclusions Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#605H] Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Plastic Paradise: A Swingin' Trip Through America's Polynesian Obsession In the 1940s and '50s, the return of American GIs from the Pacific and the runaway success of James Michner's Pulitzer-winning Tales of the South Pacific (adapted into the famous musical) created a craze for all things Polynesian. This 'Tiki' culture - so named after the large, wooden sculptures popular throughout Polynesia - included candy-colored, rum-infused cocktails with names like the Shrunken Skull and the Deep Sea Diver, crazy Hawaiian shirts, exotic instrumental music fused with space-age sounds, and a nonstop party scene inhabited by self-styled nonconformists and swingers.
    Today, the spirit of Tiki endures among a new generation of Polynesian pop adherents, including painter Tiki Tom, musicians King Kukulele and the Haole Cats, cocktail anthropologist Jeff "Beachbum" Berry, and Tiki historian Sven Kirsten. This program explores this fascinating, little known, and surprisingly enduring subculture, culminating with a visit to the annual Hukilau celebration, a gathering of Tiki enthusiasts from around the country held every June at Fort Lauderdale's famed Mai-Kai Restaurant, itself one of the last great holdovers from Tiki's golden age - waterfalls, Polynesian floor show, and all.
    duration 56:26   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#324H] Capture The Fishmobile When Aviva unveils her new Fishmobile invention, designed to keep up with the rapid, precise movements of schooling fish, Chris and Martin challenge the gang to a brand new creature game. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#216H] Rookie Night/Who Let The Doug Out? Rookie Night - It's party time for all the new agents at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Temperature: Using a thermometer; Associating different climates/seasons with degrees. Who Let The Doug Out? - Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#217H] The Cherry-On-Top-Inator/Sir The Cherry-On-Top-Inator - Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. Curriculum: Prediction and probability. Sir - The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters. Curriculum: Time. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#806] Postcards from Buster, Parts I & II * Postcards from Buster, Part I - Buster's going to New York City to meet his dad Bo, and the Reads are coming with him! He's thrilled - but won't his mom cry day and night, missing him? Luckily, Bitzi gives Buster a special present at the airport that will let him share his exciting trip with her - a video camera!
    * Postcards from Buster, Part II - In this special episode combining live-action and animation, the gang goes on a whirlwind tour of New York. As D.W. enjoys Central Park, a Broadway show, and daydreams of living in the glamorous Metro pole Hotel, Bo leads Arthur and Buster on a journey through the neighborhoods of Chinatown, El Barrio, and . . . wait, they're lost! Will they find their way? Will Buster ever get to take a bite out of the Big Apple? One thing's for sure - he'll capture the adventure on his new video camera!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#810] Big Horns George/Bleep * Big Horns George - Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal guest-star in this episode celebrating "The Year of The Blues." George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song when he's introduced to the music of Koko Taylor. But stage fright and self-doubt overwhelm him - until Koko andTaj encourage George to keep singing those blues!
    * Bleep - D.W. overhears a mysterious word and immediately embarks on a quest to discover its meaning. This word must be very powerful - after all, a boy said it and his mom nearly fainted! Can D.W. risk the consequences of blurting out "BLEEP!" to her parents?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#302H] Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman * Skits and Mr. Scruffles - Everyone's too busy to play with Skits. While he's moping around the neighborhood, he meets Milo, a lonesome newcomer who just moved to Wagstaff City. The two bond, but when they tell their respective families about their new companion, no one believes they're real. Vocabulary: (E) occupied, companion, lonesome, disappoint, imaginary (I) bored, lonely, twice, play(ed)(ing), fun. < br>* Brave Truman - Truman is afraid to try out his new sled on the town's steepest, scariest, lumpiest hill. His friends are convinced that Truman is braver than he seems. Is he? Vocabulary: (E) panic, reaction, terrify(ed)(ing), phobia, reassur(e) (ing) (I) height(s), worr(y)(ied), dizzy, steep, tall. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#149H] The Chedworth Cyclone Father Brown (Mark Williams) drops into Chedworth Boxing Club and sees London gangster Dennis Nelson (Martin Kemp) set Jeb (Chris Gordon) up for a crack at the Southern Area Belt at Cheltenham Town Hall. As Dennis leaves, washed up fighter Roy (Nicholas Cass) begs him for a fight but all Dennis can offer is some door work. As the big fight approaches Roy angrily spars with Jeb and blood is drawn. Trainer Teddy (Bill Fellows) smells the whisky on Roy's breath and tells him he's finished at the club. At the Red Lion, Father Brown and Bunty (Emer Kenny) observe a bookie's runner collecting bets - there's plenty of money on Jeb to win. The next morning Father Brown and Teddy discover Roy's body at the bottom of the stairs at the boxing club. When the police find blood upstairs a murder inquiry is opened... with Jeb as the prime suspect. duration 44:22   STEREO TVG
  • 7:46 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4431H] Miss Marple Season 7: A Caribbean Mystery While staying at a lavish tropical island hotel, Miss Marple (Julia McKenzie) investigates the sudden death of a fellow guest. She and a curmudgeonly business tycoon unravel a web of deceit, murder and "dark magic," leaving Miss Marple to consider every one of the hotel's guests as a suspect. Sir Antony Sher guest stars. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:15 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#118H] The Ties of the Past Art student and life model, Vanessa Mackay, is brutally killed and her keys are used to steal a painting from the Ballarat Art Gallery. But what is the real motive? duration 55:32   STEREO
  • 10:15 pm
    WPC 56 [#302H] Walk The Lin Annie's involvement in a gruesome murder case causes a rift with her father. As Briggs struggles to be a good husband, Susie continues to infuriate lovesick Sergeant Swift. Fenton worries he's no longer up to the job when an old colleague asks for help. duration 44:14   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Sherlock Holmes [#112] The Red Headed League Jabez Wilson approaches Holmes about 'The Red Headed League' and the mystery surrounding his peculiar employment. Holmes discovers that Moriarty may have a hand in it. duration 51:36   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#706H] The Cadillac Three Fronted by Grammy Award nominated songwriter Jaren Johnston, The Cadillac Three have a sound that hovers between radio-ready country anthems, hard-and-heavy rock ballads and traditional southern folk. The trio perform songs from their latest album, Bury Me in My Boots, including their three top 50 songs "The South," "Party Like You," and "White Lightning." duration 57:07   STEREO TVPG
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