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KQED Plus: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#707H] Kaleo All the way from Iceland, indie rock band Kaleo comes to New York City to perform songs from their debut album A/B.Highlights include a performance of "Vor ? Vaglaskogi," a traditional Icelandic Love song sung in the band's native language, as well as their top 10 singles "All the Pretty Girls" and "Way Down We Go." Formed in 2012, the band music is mostly influenced by folk and blues and prominently features a distinctive resonator sound. duration 55:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#150H] The Hand of Lucia As notorious author Lucia Morrell (Hetty Baynes) shouts at some removal men outside her new house, a vase is dropped on her head from high above... Bunty is shocked to hear about the attack - Lucia said in an interview she would reveal who Lulu, her sadistic former lover, was based upon in her next novel so perhaps someone was trying to protect their identity? Father Brown (Mark Williams) studies a list of 20 possible options and deduces that Lulu is most likely Lady Ursula. Meanwhile Lucia visits Lady Ursula (Carol Royle) and asks for money as she can't get a publishing deal. Lucia threatens to tell her son James (Kris Olsen) about their sordid past but Lady Ursula threatens her - she knows what she's capable of. Later when Father Brown and Bunty arrive at Lucia's they learn that not only has she been murdered, but that her hand has been chopped off... duration 44:23   STEREO TVG
  • 1:47 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4432H] Miss Marple Season 7: Greenshaw's Folly When an old family friend and her young son turn to Miss Marple for assistance, she finds them work and lodging at nearby Greenshaw's Folly, the family home of an eccentric botanist. All seems well, until the house's loyal butler dies unexpectedly. When another houseguest goes missing, Miss Marple begins a search for the truth, unveiling secrets of both the past and present. Fiona Shaw guest stars. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:15 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#119H] The Sky Is Empty When the old parish priest is found dead, Doctor Blake needs to unravel the secrets and lies of parishioners in order to get to the truth. duration 57:00   STEREO
  • 4:15 am
    WPC 56 [#303H] From The Shadows Events take a sinister turn when DI Sawyer's missing suspect makes a violent reappearance, and the net tightens around Briggs as Coulson recruits Fenton to do his dirty work. Meanwhile, will Annie and Tommy succeed when they play cupid to Susie and Swift? duration 44:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Sherlock Holmes [#113] The Final Problem After infuriating Moriarty by spoiling his plan to sell the 'Mona Lisa', the net begins to close around the evil Professor. The arch rivals come to their final reckoning at the Reichenbach Falls, Meiringen - but will Holmes survive the fall? duration 51:20   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4176] Tavis talks with actor John Lithgow about his film Beatriz at Dinner. Original air date 6/8/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4175] Tavis talks with Kenya Barris, creator of ABC's award-winning sitcom Black-ish discusses the comedy series. Original air date 1/10/17 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1723H] Fast Food Makeovers Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the perfect grilled pizza at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of super- market olive oil. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best avocado gadgets. Finally, host Bridget Lancaster goes into the test kitchen with test cook Tim Chin to learn how to make the best shredded chicken tacos. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#608H] Girlpower: Hot Young Female Chefs Sara is all about empowering women in the kitchen, whether it's at home or in a restaurant. In this show she visits two up and coming female chefs who are changing their worlds. First, Mashama Baily of Savannah's The Grey, a hot new restaurant in that city's former Greyhound Station. They cook together, and Mashama takes Sara on a cook's tour of Savannah.
    Back in Sara's kitchen, Amanda Cohen of New York's Dirt Candy stops by to cook her zucchini and Pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce. On the side, her Kentucky lemonade spiked with a good dose of bourbon and beet juice for color. Recipes: Zucchini and pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce, Kentucky lemonade.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#703H] Midwest In the Midwest, baking for community get-togethers is commonplace. Today, on Martha Bakes, four regional classics meant for sharing: Martha's polka dotted double-crusted sour cherry pie, classic St. Louis gooey butter cake, and kransekake, a Norwegian celebratory cake. Plus, a simple yet delightful sweet custard pie made with navy beans. Homemade treats fit for any gathering! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#224] Pepper It Up There's a great variety of peppercorns available today: red, pink, green, white, black, just to name a few. Chef Keller deciphers the different varieties and uses them to create new dimensions of flavors in some unforgettable dishes. Recipes: Peppered Salmon Roulade; Steak au Poivre with Mathurini Sauce; Peppered Burger. duration 28:22   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Travelscope [#501H] St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. Yet, the best adventures are the natural and cultural ones and Joseph experiences them from searching for the St. Vincent Parrot to swimming with endangered sea turtles and dancing to the drums of the Union Island Maroon Festival. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Curious Traveler [#204H] Curious Vancouver Who was Gassy Jack and why was he so gassy? Why was Capilano Suspension Bridge built and what do all those totem poles mean? What's so important about the Hotel Vancouver, and what does it have to do with the train station, the Queen of England, and Harry Potter? Who was Yip Sang, and why did he have his own Boy Scout Troop? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#209H] Ancient Roots This episode traces the family histories of three quintessential voices in American life. All descend from ancestors who were part of the wave of Greek immigrants in the early decades of the 20th century. But along the way, the stories of their Greek ancestors were lost. Tina Fey's fifth great-grandfather survived a terrible massacre and became a hero in the Greek War of Independence. David Sedaris' ancestors were also touched by the Greek War of Independence. Their home village was raided by the Ottoman military and David's great-grand-aunt was taken captive - never to see her family again. George Stephanopoulos' family was willing to sacrifice themselves in the struggle against the Nazi occupation of Greece during World War I. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4223H] Inside Einstein's Mind Retrace Einstein's thought experiments as Nova reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity, illuminating the theory of general relativity-and Einstein's brilliance-as never before. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23176H] a rebroadcast of Charlie's conversation with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, taped at the New York City Bar Association. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#407H] The Old Clam House, Gialina, Mustards Grill A turn of the century building has housed The Old Clam House for over 100 years and its still serving some of the same fare. In contrast, Gialina has only been around for three years and delivers a contemporary menu. American food traditions continue at Mustards Grill, which celebrated its 25th birthday in 2008. duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#124H] Market to Table Joanne's day begins at the farmer's market and she shows us a fresh sugar snap pea soup. Then she works with her student Kyle to perfect his pasta techniques making a fresh fettuccine with asparagus, prosciutto, and lemon creme fraiche. Recipes: Sugar Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Meyer Lemon Oil and Fresh Fettuccine with Asparagus Ribbons and Lemon Creme Fraiche. Student: Kyle Khasigian, Financial Associate. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#112H] Fruit Fete Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#611H] Galicia and the Camino De Santiago We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain. Along the way, we stop off in Pamplona to run with the bulls, and dive into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia-where Riverdance meets flamenco. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1712H] Cincinnati, Hour Three AR explores the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy, to highlight just a few discoveries. Others include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5000-$7000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#109H] Voyage of the Butterflier XT Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration. Science Concepts: Life cycles. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#127] O Games O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#128] Not So Splash/Switch Your Partner Round and Round Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto investigate why parts of town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; comparing temperatures and using a thermometer. Switch Your Partner Round and Round - Olive and Otto discover what life would have been like if Ms. O has assigned them different partners. Curriculum: Measurement; using standard measurements to compare capacity. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1010] What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery * What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthand - and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes.
    * Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. Will Buster be able to dig out of the pile of mail - and mess - he's created? Or will he crack under the pressure?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1005] D.W. Aims High/Flaw and Order * D.W. Aims High: D.W. wants to be the first person to set foot on Mars! But what if scary purple aliens eat her? With help from her dad, D.W. separates fact from fiction and discovers the excitement of space exploration.
    * Flaw and Order: Who's responsible for cracking Dad's cake platter? DUN-DUN! All the evidence points to Arthur! DUN-DUN! Or does it? DUN-DUN! With Buster's help, Arthur sets out to clear his name - and figure out what keeps making that mysterious yet familiar DUN-DUN! sound.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#307H] Martha: Deadline Doggie/It's The Giant Pumpkin, Martha * Martha: Deadline Doggie - When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina's paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary: (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise.
    * It's the Giant Pumpkin, Martha - With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. But then she finds a story that's stranger than she bargained for. Vocabulary: (E), source, exaggerate(d)(ing)(tions), (un)reliable, anonymous, retract(ed)(ing)(ion) (I) reporter, lie(s), record, ton, pounds.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Anne of Green Gables [#202H] Anne may be all grown up, but she still has a knack for finding trouble, and her misadventures follow her to Kingsport where she learns that the town aristocrats, The Pringles, are completely opposed to her. On the first day of school, she manages to insult the school principle, Miss Brooke; she mistakenly orders a bag of firecrackers thrown into the fire; and attempts a bicycle rescue by crashing through the roof of a locked tool shed. Her students, most of them Pringle girls, make every effort to disrupt Anne's classes. Anne, however, perseveres and finds an ally in one of her students Emmeline Harris. Anne becomes intrinsically involved with the entire Harris clan including Emmeline's invalid grandmother Mrs. Harris, and with her handsome widowed father Morgan Harris. Through the course of the school year Anne succeeds in winning over the Kingsport establishments as well as gaining the respect of her students and the friendship of Miss Brooke. Homesick for Green gables and Marilla, Anne returns to Prince Edward Island when summer arrives. Gilbert Blythe has also returned; but has scarlet fever and is deathly ill. Gilbert's sudden illness forces Anne to re-evaluate her true feelings for him. Over the summer, Gilbert slowly recovers from his illness. He comes to Anne once more and this time she accepts him as her own and gives her heart completely. duration 2:00:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:03 pm
    Mercy Street [#202H] The House Guest A house guest becomes the focus of Alice's schemes. When Mary falls gravely ill, Foster's attempts to care for her antagonize the new chief. Charlotte tries to contain the smallpox epidemic and Samuel has to make a difficult decision. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14-V
  • 10:00 pm
    Forsyte Saga, The [#103H] Episode 3 Irene and Bosinney fall in love. With the exception of June and Soames, the entire family seems to know about the affair. Soames is furious and when the house costs more to build and decides to sue Bosinney. duration 54:19   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:57 pm
    Forsyte Saga, The [#104H] Episode 4 Irene and Bosinney spend time together and, when she comes home late, Soames takes advantage of her unlocked bedroom door and rapes her. When Irene meets Bosinney the next day, he's furious. As he runs through the foggy streets to confront Soames, he's hit by a cab and killed. Old Jolyon reunites his family and they buy and move to Robin Hill. duration 54:16   STEREO TV14
  • 12:00 am
    Chasing Shackleton [#102H] Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and renowned racing skipper Paul Larsen attempts to navigate the notorious Southern Ocean using only a sextant and compass. And extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shackleton's cameraman left off and record for the first time, how Shackleton and his men managed to survive against all the odds. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
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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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