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KQED Plus: Thursday, August 17, 2017

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

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • 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)
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:50 am
    Midsomer Murders [#902H] The House in the Woods, Part 2 see description in part 1. duration 47:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    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
  • 3:36 am
    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
  • 4:32 am
    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
  • 5:30 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4173] Tavis talks with actor and author William Shatner about his book Spirit of the Horse: A Celebration in Fact and Fable. Original air date 5/26/17 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1721H] Mediterranean Grill Host Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best grilled shrimp and vegetable kebabs. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of whole-milk Greek yogurt. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the best Persian-style rice with golden crust at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#606H] Between The Bread A sandwich might be the ultimate weeknight meal - hearty, portable and easy enough for anyone to make. Sara's got two great ones: her picadillo sloppy Joe with the terrific counterpoint of prunes and green olives. Surprisingly, she shows how to grind your own meat. Roasted vegetable and fresh ricotta sandwiches are another winning combo and Sara even shows how to make the ricotta. She also visits a worth bakery for bread lovers - Hot Bread Kitchen. This non-profit food incubator helps struggling women get a leg up by teaching them baking skills so they may move on to jobs at other bakeries. They sample some of their delicious bread. Recipes: Picadillo sloppy Joes, Roasted vegetable and fresh ricotta sandwiches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#510H] Small Bites Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#221] Charcuterie 101 Charcuterie, the French version of antipasti, may sound a bit highfalutin, but there's nothing easier and trendier than putting together a great charcuterie platter for your guests. Chef Keller shows how to select ingredients from a delicatessen or by making them from scratch. Recipes: Savory Turkey Sausage; Pickled Vegetables; Charcuterie Platter. duration 28:20   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#118H] Morocco: Secret Village Explorer Richard Wiese discovers the many mysteries of Morocco. In the remote Atlas Mountains, Richard journeys to a village that has never been visited by Westerners and where time seems to stand still. He's welcomed into a community of Berbers, who teach him the secrets for traditional tanjia cooking and making butter in a goat bladder. Richard takes part in a traditional wedding ceremony. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Weekend Explorer [#403H] Taiwan's West Coast Explore Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, and some of it's surrounding attractions including the natural hot springs of the coastal city of Yilan and the mountain town of Wulai. Then, head down the west coast to Tainan and Kaohsiung. This entire trip coincides with the colorful Chinese New Year's Lantern Festival, including the spectacular Beehive Festival in Yanshuei and the Water and Fire Dance Show in Kaohsiung. duration 26:45   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 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
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23173H] (original air date 8/16/2017) We take a look at the white nationalists who rallied in Charlottesville. Elle Reeve and Josh Tyrangiel of VICE News and Nick Confessore of The New York Times report.
    *We conclude with Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state and national security advisor under Presidents Nixon and Ford. His latest editorial in the Wall Street Journal is called "How to Resolve the North Korea Crisis."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#306H] Stella Alpina Osteria, Bette's Oceanview Diner, Chou Chou Fresh, local, Northern Italian-flavors mark this subterranean osteria as our first stop. Next, a diner that's been serving breakfast and lunch for more than 20 years. Finally, we cross the Atlantic again for a visit to a French bistro with a host brimming with personality. duration 26:08   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#123H] Kicking Up The Classics Joanne and her student Lauren give comfort food a kick preparing a 30 minute lamb and black bean chili and hiding a red pepper jelly surprise inside corn muffins. Recipes: Thirty-Minute Lamb and Black Bean Chili and Spicy Red Pepper Jelly-Filled Corn Muffins. Student: Lauren Eastman, Public Relations Executive. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#210H] Brussel Sprout Love If left on a desert island, Jacques thinks he'd be quite happy if only there were some chickens! For Jacques, the prize part of the chicken is the thigh and he thinks you'll agree when you try Crusty Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce served with a tasty Fricassee of Brussel Sprouts and Bacon. An inspired use of instant potato flakes to thicken a soup shows up in the fast cooking Seafood Chowder topped with fresh crabmeat. To end on a relaxing note, Jacques arranges a presentation of Stilton with Apple and Nuts to accompany a delicious glass of vintage or aged Tawny Port. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#608H] Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen For Scandinavia's most thrilling sightseeing, we sail under towering fjord cliffs, hike on powerful glaciers, and find surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. Then we delve into the Hanseatic heritage and enjoy the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Ballyfin: Portrait of An Irish Country House In the tradition of great house documentaries, this program features an eye-popping Irish estate with nearly 200 years of fascinating history.
    In 1823, 20 years before the Great Famine that ravaged Ireland and 20 years after the Act of Union that transformed the fractious relationship between Ireland and Great Britain, an Anglo-Irish aristocrat built a magnificent mansion. For 100 years, it was a family home until WWI and Ireland's own Civil War ended their way of life, as we all saw unfold on Downton Abbey. For the next 80 years, it housed a Catholic school, until the upkeep became overwhelming.
    Fred Krehbiel, a businessman and art collector from Chicago with strong Irish ties, stepped in in 2002 and has undertaken an ambitious and painstaking restoration of Ballyfin. The house has been restored to it's original, resplendent condition, creating the impression that the family has only recently taken leave. It is now regarded as one of the best hotels in the world.
    duration 54:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#102H] Whale of a Squid Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. Science Concept: Pressure is force applied to an area. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#121H] 6:00 to 6:05 6:00 to 6:05 - In this half-hour episode, dinosaurs break out of the dinosaur room in headquarters and Olive and Otto must travel back in time to save the day. Curriculum: Measurement; telling time on an analog clock. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#122H] The Potato Ultimato/A Fistful of Fruit Juice * The Potato Ultimato - When Otto starts shrinking, Olaf leads Olive and Oren on a quest for the only known cure - the magical Growing Potato. Curriculum: Measurement: using standard length measurements and estimating length.
    * A Fistful of Fruit Juice - Ms. O tells Olive and Otto the story of how she first joined up with Odd Squad. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; understanding odd and even number patterns.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#909] D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker * D.W. Beats All - After the Tibbles get a set of drums to play at the music festival, D.W. is determined to get an even bigger and louder one. But when Mom tells her she can't get everything she wants (gasp!)D.W. realizes that she can march to a different beat.
    * Buster the Myth Maker - Buster is always telling the most incredible stories - like the one about the rat in the soda bottle, or grasshopper eyes in Crinkle-Chaw gum! Now he claims there is a tiger in the state forest, which of course explains all those missing dogs. (Huh?) Can Arthur help Buster separate fact from fiction in order to solve this mystery?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#910] Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues * Binky Goes Nuts - When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy.
    * Breezy Listening Blues - Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing at the Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#305H] Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily * Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice... until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye.
    * Carolina Picks a Lily - Carolina adopts a new puppy, and she's so excited. It matches her purse! But when the gang points out the pup won't stay pocketbook-sized for long (check out those paws!), she regrets her impulsive adoption. Will they be able to find a home for Lily? Vocabulary: (E) shallow, temperament, vicious, impulsive, foster, hypoallergenic (I) sweet, type, breed, kind, nasty.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3806] Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy A throw-away joke in the blockbuster Monty Python musical Spamalot may say it best, albeit bluntly: "You won't make it on Broadway if you don't have any Jews." The line is funny, but there is also more than a little truth in it. From Broadway's golden age, legendary names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. And more recently, new generations of Broadway babies like Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked), Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family) represent a small sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. In "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy," filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses in on this central question: what exactly is it that is so "Jewish" about Broadway? What is it about this unique American art form that has proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? To answer the question, this film combines interviews and extensive performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for the last 100 years. duration 1:55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Johnny Mathis - Wonderful Wonderful (My Music Presents) Recorded at The Tropicana in Atlantic City on October 27, 2006 in celebration of his 50 years in show business, Johnny performs many of his hits including "In the Morning," "Wonderful! Wonderful!, "What I Did For Love," "Chances Are," "Misty, "Maria," Stranger in Paradise" and "A Certain Smile." duration 1:57:58   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Feel Better with Pressure Point Therapy Dr. Michael Pinkus (D.C.) empowers viewers to take pain relief into their own hands. Over the years, Dr. Pinkus has found a way to make Eastern medicine practices easy to understand and accessible to the layperson. Comparing Asian acupuncture charts to Western nerve charts of the body, he cross-referenced which nerve pathways were involved with the ancient acupressure points.
    Where did the nerve travel to? What area of the body did it control or influence? Which organs were influenced by these points and how did this correspond to the nerve pathways in the body? From these observations and many years of hands-on application as a successful Doctor of Chiropractic, he derived this technique which he coined "Pressure Point Therapy." This program shows viewers how they can apply these techniques in their daily lives.
    duration 59:25   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1107H] Rounding The Bend The road-trippers reach Long Island, NY, home of writer Beverly Donofrio. Beverly recounts a long list of personal failures - getting put in remedial English, a failed thesis, a lost job - between bouts of reflective laughter. You have to laugh, she tells the road-trippers, and thrive from adversity; take a real look at the opportunities that are presented to you, and say yes as often as you can.
    From there, the road-trippers head to Detroit, MI, where they encounter one of the renegade artists who is taking back the city. Spoken word poet Airea Dee Matthews urges the road-trippers to find rebirth in collapse. In the mostly abandoned city, the artists of Detroit don't see decay, but possibility. The road-trippers see the decay for themselves when they tour an abandoned building and experience the sense of freedom and energy that drives the artists' push for regeneration.
    Next, in Chicago, IL, Tele'jon struggles to reconcile his mentors' suggestion that he become a professor with his disillusion with the educational system. After interviewing Professor David Stovall, Tele'jon sees that David shares his concerns about access and privilege, and uses his position to create change. Tele'jon leaves the interview feeling more confident that he'll go to college.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TV14
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#402H] Sevierville, Tennessee - Dolly Parton's Hometown and Sweet Southern Charm in the Great Smoky Mountains Colleen and the family journey to the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains in Sevierville, Tennessee, the hometown of beloved country singer Dolly Parton. In a town as rich in southern charm as this, there is no shortage of fun to be had. The family enjoys everything from adventure parks, to shopping, to staying in a log cabin, and all the culture and country history in between, Colleen and her girls take advantage of all the activities Sevierville has to offer, and even get to try out some of Dolly Parton's local favorites. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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