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KQED Plus: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Chasing Shackleton [#101H] Veteran polar explorer, Tim Jarvis, is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history - Sir Ernest Shackleton's 800 nautical mile boat journey across the Southern Ocean and deadly mountain crossing of South Georgia. He's recruited five of the world's toughest explorers to wear 1914 clothes, eat basic rations and sail in a perfect replica of the tiny wooden boat Shackleton travelled in. They launch from Elephant Island but are hit by a fierce storm. As the crew battle freezing temperatures, a leaking boat and sea-sickness they lose all contact with their tracking vessel and suddenly find themselves in their worst nightmare: lost at sea. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Anne of Green Gables [#201H] Now an attractive 18 year old and the teacher at Avonlea School, Anne has dutifully remained at Green Gables with Marilla Cuthbert. Her ambition to become a celebrated author is put aside, while she leads a quiet and simple life in Avonlea. duration 1:50:32   STEREO TVG
  • 2:53 am
    Mercy Street [#201H] Balm In Gilead The staff unites to save one of their own. A former slave turned activist arrives in town, causing a rift between Foster and Mary. The Greens are in disarray; Emma and Frank's romance ignites and Samuel plans for a reunion with Aurelia. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14-VL
  • 3:53 am
    Forsyte Saga, The [#101H] Episode 1 The Forsyte family gathers to celebrate the engagement of Winifred Forsyte to Montague Dartie, but Winifred's parents disapprove. Soames Forsyte, a successful partner in the family law firm, meets beautiful, accomplished but penniless Irene Heron. She agrees to marry Soames after an aggressive courtship. duration 54:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:50 am
    Forsyte Saga, The [#102H] Episode 2 Irene has agreed to marry Soames. Two years later, Soames, concerned about his marriage, hires architect Bosinney to build a country house at Robin Hill for Irene. Bosinney is the husband-to-be of June, daughter of young Jolyon Forsythe. Young Jolyon, who fell in love with his children's governess, is surprised when his father, old Jolyon, gets back in touch. duration 1:09:38   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4172] Original air date 2/23/17 Tavis talks with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin, about how the tragic loss of their son led to a social justice movement as described in their book Rest in Power. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4171] Tavis talks with historian and author Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her new book NEVER CAUGHT: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge and with actress Elisabeth Moss about her starring role in The Handmaid's Tale now streaming on Hulu. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1720H] Steak and Veggies Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the best pan-seared flank steak with mustard-chive butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carbon steel skillets in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets for making walkaway ratatouille. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#605H] Super Bowls of Soup (Super Bowl Stunt) The big game and a cold night are both perfect times to enjoy a heart bowl of soup, like Sara's take on traditional New England chowder, her smoky fish chowder, made even more delicious with bacon. On Ask Sara, she shows ways to pack for a tailgate, including safely transporting hot soups. Then she joins Brazilian chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on a shopping trip to a Brazilian market before they make Leticia's chicken, shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. Soups on! Recipes: Smoky fish chowder, Chicken shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#701H] Classic New England Join Martha as she explores the wonders of New England. Pure maple syrup in a creamy maple custard pie, cranberries for a jewel-like tart with an easy press-in walnut crust, and a reinvented classic, Boston cream pie cupcakes. Plus, a buttermilk-blueberry tart that's sure to dazzle your dinner guests! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#220] Curry Favorites What used to be an exotic spice has gone mainstream as people fall in love with its flavor and versatility. Chef Keller demonstrates how to make a curry spice blend from scratch and then makes two great recipes, all enhanced by the flavors of this remarkable spice. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Curried Pork Loin on Green Lentils with Sauteed Apples; Veggie Curry Burger. duration 28:16   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1206H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. Next he cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where the Benedictine monks have been brewing one of Europe's great beers since 1050. In Linz, we learn about the Linzertorte and see the world's largest church organ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#305] Bologna & Emilia Romagna Known the world over for its wheels of golden cheese, its sweet prosciutto and divine vinegar, this slice of Northern Italy is a feast. From our base in Bologna, we eat our way across the region, taking in the glorious art and culture along the way: cheese and mosaics in Parma; balsamic vinegar and racecars in Modena; ham, pasta and university life in Bologna. An excursion to the mountainous Apennines, a trip to Ravenna's brilliant 6th-century mosaics and a beach resort at Rimini round out the adventure. Tips on sampling the region's delicacies and agri-tourism hotels. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Painted Nails America loves its unexpected heroines - the women who become the lightening rod that calls attention to wrong doings - the Norma Raes and Erin Brockoviches of our times - the women who unintentionally have found themselves at the center of movements to protect the health and welfare of all Americans. And now Van Hoang joins their ranks. A Vietnamese immigrant and nail salon owner in the blue-collar, Mission District of San Francisco, Van sees her American dream begin to crumble with the discovery that her health problems, which include two heartbreaking miscarriages, are the result of the toxic chemicals in products used in her salon. PAINTED NAILS follows Van as she unintentionally becomes involved in the national fight for safe cosmetics, an industry that has had no oversight or legislation for safety since 1938. In a well-told and beautifully crafted film, viewers will cheer the shy Van on as she becomes a key catalyst in the fight to bring reform to an $8.54 billion industry that touches the lives of nearly every woman in America. duration 56:03   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Nature's Great Race [#101] Elephants Follow the annual gathering of a thousand elephants in northern Kenya. From magnificent bulls to vulnerable orphans, they face deadly threats from both predators and poachers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-S (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23172H] (original air date 8/15/2017) We discuss Trump's latest response to the Charlottesville attack with Joshua Green, author of "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency."
    *Next, a conversation with Katrina Adams, chairman and C.E.O. of the U.S. Tennis Association.
    *We conclude with the stars of "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt": Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, and Carol Kane.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1115H] Jason's, Clove & Hoof Butchery, Dragon Beaux There's an Asian twist to the Cal-Ital dishes at our first stop, Jason's Restaurant in Greenbrae. Then, it's all about locally-sourced, responsibly-raised meat in Oakland at Clove & Hoof Butchery and Restaurant. Finally, a spacious eatery serving steaming dim sum at lunch and sizzling hot pot at dinner, in San Francisco at Dragon Beaux. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#101H] Brassicas Joanne shines a light on winter vegetables, which often take a back seat to their summertime counterparts. She'll also take us to a butcher chop called Thistle Meats, and stop by a quintessential Italian market. With her student, she'll show how to make Broccoli Soup with Prosciutto Crisps, Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Anchoiade, and Herb Grilled Lamb Chops. Recipes: Broccoli Soup with Prosciutto di San Daniele Crisps, Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Mint Anchoiade, Herb Grilled Lamb Chops. Student: Sarah Van Patten. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#209] Fast Proof No one expects a bread recipe in a fast food collection but Jacques shows viewers how to mix and bake a loaf of bread in one pot in his Slow and Easy Bread in a Pot. Next he shares his favorite eggs prepared in little containers known as Cocotte Eggs with Creamed Mushrooms. When Jacques raids the pantry and freezer, he finds the fixings to make a Ragout of Broccolini, Beans and Sausage. Fresh berries and a neat twist on a bought pastry crust end the meal with Cookie Dough Raspberry Tart. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#607H] Oslo The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city - from its once-fearsome Viking ships to its sleek new Opera House, from tales of World War II heroism to the constant festival of its thriving harbor front. Connecting with the culture, we enjoy art-from Vigeland's statues to Monch's scream-and cap things off by joining local friends for a sail on their fjord. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1711H] Cincinnati, Hour Two During a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, AR discusses with the US Fish & Wildlife Service how today's endangered rhinos are affected by the antiques trade. Discoveries in "the city that sings" include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders; a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum; and an 1846 wall map of the western United States, valued at $11,000-$12,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#112H] Fireflies It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#220H] Oona and the Oonabots/The Ninja Situation Oona and the Oonabots - Oona uses her Oonabots to fix an odd problem. Curriculum: Coding; Spatial reasoning. The Ninja Situation - Odd Squad must go undercover to recover a stolen gadget. Curriculum: Fractions: partitioning simple shapes into halves, thirds, fourths, sixths and eighths. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#221H] Breakfast Club/Dr. O: Party Time, Excellent The Breakfast Club - Delivery Debbie goes undercover to stop a group of villains. Curriculum: hundreds chart, odd and even numbers, greater/less than, two-digit numbers, place value. Dr. O: Party Time, Excellent - When Olympia finds out Dr. O is leaving, she struggles to throw the best goodbye party ever. Curriculum: money, subtraction. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#905] Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up * Lights, Camera ...Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets,she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to ... gasp! ... the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfrey guest stars to show Muffy why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than 'Tween Dream!
    * All Worked Up - Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#907] Three's A Crowd/A Is for Angry * Three's a Crowd - Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them,will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? C an Prunella learn to share her Mom - or will she have to give up yoga forever!?
    * A is for Angry - When Arthur decides to take on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back - and does he even want it back?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#304H] Truman's Mad/Dog for a Day * Truman's Mad - When Truman sends away for a science kit, he dreams about all the new inventions he will create. But can reality really live up to his big dreams? Vocabulary: (E) explore, theory, analyz(e) (ing), outcome, effect (I) note(s), lab, kit, finding(s), magnet(ism) (s).
    * Dog for a Day - TD thinks dogs have it easy - no school, no homework, no schedule - but Martha begs to differ. When the two decide to switch roles for a day, they discover that life can be surprisingly tough in someone else's shoes (or tail). Vocabulary: (E) hypothesis, experiment, conclusion, compare(d), result(s) (I) human, canine, science, easy, hard(er).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#901H] The House in the Woods, Part 1 Local PC Ben Jones (Jason Hughes) steps into CID and DS Scott's shoes to help Barnaby investigate the garrotting of two house hunters outside a deserted - supposedly haunted - house. The owner is anxious to sell, but the estate agent, Harriet Davis (Rebecca Egan), who is representing Jack Magwood (George Baker), seems reluctant to let anyone see the property. This episode is the first appearance of DC Ben Jones (Jason Hughes). duration 47:49   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:50 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#902H] The House in the Woods, Part 2 see description in part 1. duration 47:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:40 pm
    New Tricks [#1005H] Cry Me A River As recently retired cop Dan Griffin joins the UCOS team, a young woman's paternity test leads to the reopening of a notorious murder case from the seedy underworld of 1980s Soho in which the prime suspect was mysterious ex-jazz chanteuse Angela Gold. Whilst investigating, the team is rubbed up the wrong way by new recruit Dan's methods, especially Gerry, who fears for his own future at UCOS following the departure of Brian and Jack. (First appearance of Nicholas Lyndhurst as Dan Griffin.) duration 53:38   STEREO
  • 9:36 pm
    Death In Paradise [#124H] An apparent suicide at a retirement home, soon becomes a murder hunt. Fidel Best is offered a new promotion and Goodman's estranged wife arrives on the island hoping to reconcile. Last appearance of Gary Carr as Fidel Best. duration 54:13   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:32 pm
    The Tunnel: Sabotage [#206H] Watch as the connection between Elise and Eryka intensifies, while an anonymous package gives the investigation its biggest breakthrough yet. Karl thinks he knows who Koba is, but why won't Bowden listen? duration 52:23   SRND51 TV14-VSL
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#714H] Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler [#103H] Jerusalem Feiler travels to Israel with Jewish and Christian pilgrims. Walking with Christian pilgrims on the Jesus Trail, celebrating Sukkot, the Feast of the Tabernacles, with American Jews in Jerusalem and exploring the past with scholars of the three faiths - Judaism, Christianity and Islam - that share Jerusalem, Feiler reveals a land where religious and historical divisions have made it the most contentious place on earth. As pilgrims from different faiths converge on the many shrines within Jerusalem's ancient walls, he also reveals why Jerusalem has been a center of pilgrimage for so long. In spite of its long and turbulent history, it remains a city of faith for all who worship the God of Moses, of Jesus, of Muhammad. duration 55:56   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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