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KQED Plus: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4177] Tavis talks with iconic photographer Steve Schapiro about his special contribution to the letterpress reprint of author James Baldwin's "The Fire Next Time" and with actress Laura Dern about her career. Original air date 6/6/17 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 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)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1724H] Summer Dinner Party Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the ultimate grill-roasted beef tenderloin. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews gas grills in the Equipment Corner. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best pie carriers. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make an elegant pear-walnut upside-down cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#609H] Best of Summer There is nothing like the height of summer for delicious produce, simply prepared. Sara's friends stop by to celebrate the season starting with Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. His grilled shrimp in lettuce wraps is delicious, portable and light in calories. Then Sara's buddy Giuseppe Fanelli makes a gorgeous lamb dish dressed with fresh heirloom tomatoes - agnello scottadito. And on Ask Sara, she answers a viewer's question about avocados. Recipes: Grilled shrimp in lettuce wraps, Agnello scottadito with heirloom tomatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#704H] Northwest The Northwest is known for their world-class produce. Join Martha as she celebrates the best of the season with an unforgettable flaky biscuit-topped blackberry cobbler, outstanding chewy fig bars, and a moist and chocolaty Idaho potato cake. Plus, the most delectable hazelnut cookies, made with just five ingredients. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#225] Verrine Chef Keller presents the current culinary rage in France called verrine, or serving foods in different shaped glasses. It's both practical and beautiful, allowing guests to easily carry their food at a gathering. He's making everything from salad to dessert and serving them up in some pretty spectacular presentations. Recipes: Pasta Salad with Pear, Mache Tomato-Zucchini Verrine; Croque Monsieur; Mascarpone-Pineapple Parfait; Chocolate Verrine for a Crowd. duration 28:27   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1207H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Melk to Budapest Burt cruises through the Wachau Valley, a major area for Austrian wines. Then he visits Melk Abbey, one of Europe's largest and most impressive monasteries were Burt explains how the Catholic Church used Baroque architecture to undermine the Reformation. Then to Vienna for music and pastry, and finally a tour of Budapest. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#306] Italy's Veneto & Dolomites Graced with charming cities, countryside villas and precious art, this corner of Northern Italy also features a playground of Alpine peaks and meadows. After a spectacular night at the opera in fair Verona's Roman arena, we set out in search of Giotto's colorful frescoes in Padua and architect Palladio's palatial villas in Vicenza and the surrounding countryside. Then we head for the hills and the dramatic peaks and meadows of the Dolomite mountains. Tips on touring the Veneto countryside, shopping for gold and staying in a mountain inn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1206H] Con Moto The film follows the San Francisco Alexander String Quartet as it performs throughout Poland, revealing the tradition of chamber music and the collective voice that emerges through the unique personalities of four world-class musicians. duration 26:23   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#104H] Poland Jim West travels to the Warsaw and Krakow areas of Poland where master artisans teach how to make traditional Polish folk dolls, stained glass, and exquisite pottery. He makes Polish pierogi, visits the Wieliczka Salt Mines, and travels to a small "painted" village. He also sees the largest piece of lace in the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Nature's Great Race [#102H] Caribou Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23177H] A rebroadcast of Charlie's conversation with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. He introduces his book, "The Court and The World: American Law and The New Global Realities." duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1116H] Tosca Cafe, Nick's Next Door, Atelier Crenn We visit the North Beach landmark now serving an Italian-inspired menu and specialty cocktails at Tosca Cafe. Next, we go to Los Gatos where American Bistro fare is served up in an elegant setting full of neighborly charm at Nick's Next Door. Last, but certainly not least, the poetry begins, on the menu, in the glass and on the plate with the orchestrated experience at San Francisco's Atelier Crenn. duration 25:53   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#104H] Potatoes One potato, two potatoes, three potatoes, four! In this episode dedicated to spuds, Joanne takes us to her restaurant Copita to show us how they make her favorite dish, and follows it up by teaching her student how to incorporate potatoes into recipes such as a Sweet Potato Vichyssoise and Spiced Papas Bravas with Avocado Crema. Recipes: Sweet Potato Vichyssoise with Chipotle Crema, Spiced Papas Bravas with Avocado Crema. Student: Kevin Blum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#211H] Go Fish Living close to the shore in Connecticut offers Jacques the opportunity to celebrate the bounties of the sea. He loves seafood and begins this menu with a Picante Mussel Pilaf. Next, Jacques surprises viewers with a novel take on a breadcrumb coating for Onion-Crusted Sole with Anchovy Butter. He ends with a popular French dessert that's not quite an omelet... not quite a custard... it's an Apricot Clafoutis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#612H] Basque Country The homeland of the proud and resilient Basque people is split between France and Spain. From our San Sebastian home base, we tour the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then cross into France for more Basque Country charms. From yummy tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, we'll experience Basque culture at its most vivid. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1726H] Vintage Hartford 15 years have passed since AR visited Hartford, and some of the values of the items appraised have changed dramatically - some for the better, and some for the worse. A 1915 Coca-Cola jigsaw puzzle and an Emancipation Announcement print both gained value since 1998, but the big winner is a Tiffany aquamarine glass vase, which was originally appraised at $30,000 to $40,000 and is now valued between $90,000 and $100,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#110H] Honey Seekers While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#129] Trials and Tubulations In this half-hour episode, the tube system breaks and Olive and Otto are left stranded in a dangerous forest. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense: using a map to identify landmarks and navigate to a location. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#130] The Curious Case of Pirate-Itis/Oscar The Couch The Curious Case of Pirate-itis - Otto and Oscar try to stop Olive from turning into a pirate. Curriculum: Geometry; identifying three-dimensional shapes and comparing them to two-dimensional shapes. Oscar the Couch - Oscar accidentally turns himself into a couch. Curriculum: Number operations; solving addition and subtraction word problems. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1006] The Curse of the Grebes/Arthur Changes Gears * The Curse of the Grebes: The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three players - voiced by real-life Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach. There's one problem - whenever Buster is at the game, the Grebes lose! Is Buster the team's curse?! Or can the players convince Buster that his loyalty as a fan is more valuable to them than winning?
    * Arthur Changes Gears: Arthur finally saves enough money to buy the bike of his dreams! But - this new bike is way too nice to actually ride. What if it gets wet? Or dirty?! It takes the whole gang - plus a special visit by the Ghost of Bikes Never Ridden - to convince Arthur that his treasured possession is better off being enjoyed than kept on display.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1007] Unfinished/D.W., Bossy Boots * Unfinished: Arthur is completely riveted by a book and can't wait to see how it ends. But - oh no! The last few pages are missing! Now what? Will Arthur ever find out what happens to Dr. Gustavius Boles and Caleb Trimingham on their round-the-world balloon adventure? Or will Arthur have to make up his own ending?
    * D.W., Bossy Boots: For D.W., there's nothing better than getting her own way - that is, until all her friends stop playing with her. Will D.W. be forever shunned at the playground - or will she figure out how to be a little nicer to her friends?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#308H] TD's Magic/Scaredy Cat * TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers.
    * Scaredy Cat - To escape a storm, the kids and dogs retreat into the Boxwood's house. TD, Alice, and Helen decide to tell spooky stories to pass the time. But as spooky things start happening in the house, they wonder if their stories might be a little too real. Vocabulary: (E) silhouette, unexpected, nightmare, phantom, ominous (I) scare(d)(y), dark(ness), windy, rainy, night(time).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#903H] Dead Letters, Part 1 The mother of a deceased one-time carnival queen is found dead in a stream. Once again, Barnaby must dig up the past to solve the case. Barnaby is convinced he has seen two people from an earlier mystery (The Killings at Badger's Drift) around the village. He is puzzled because the people in question were brutally murdered. Is Barnaby seeing ghosts? Guest stars Simon Callow and Carolina Goddall. duration 50:13   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:53 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#904H] Dead Letters, Part 2 see description in part 1. duration 45:24   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:40 pm
    New Tricks [#1006H] Into The Woods When blood-stained clothes belonging to Simon Belgrade, missing for five years, are uncovered in Epping Forest, UCOS find themselves trying to solve the conundrum of what seems to have been the perfect vanishing act. Standing finally faces up to a childhood fear, while Griffin is a comfort to Pullman as she passes a milestone and McAndrew makes a big decision about his son. duration 54:14   STEREO
  • 9:36 pm
    Death In Paradise [#125H] Stab in the Dark The owner of a rum distillery is murdered during a seance, stabbed in the back, while all 5 of the participants are holding hands to summon the ghost of a dead woman. With Sergeant Best transferred to St Lucia, Commissioner Patterson decides to make up the numbers to assist Goodman until Best's replacement arrives. First appearance of Josephine Jobert as Florence Cassel. duration 52:14   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    The Tunnel: Sabotage [#207H] Learn if Karl and Elise get to Vanessa in time. Karl wonders if he's being threatened. Elise and Eryka cross the line, but they could live to regret it. duration 52:18   SRND51 TV14-S
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#715H] Psychological Thrillers Authors James Wong, Carl Ellsworth, Christina Hodson talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler [#104H] Hajj Millions of pilgrims gather in the valleys outside the city of Mecca in today's Saudi Arabia to take part in the annual five-day pilgrimage every Muslim hopes to complete at least once. Since non-Muslims aren't permitted in Mecca, Feiler's surrogate is Anisa Mehdi, a veteran reporter of the Hajj, who joins a group of Muslim pilgrims from Boston who begin their journey in Medina, the second of Islam's holy cities. The Boston pilgrims follow Muhammad's path, beginning their Hajj by circling the Ka'aba, the ancient shrine at the center of Mecca's Great Mosque. The pilgrims enact the rituals laid out by Muhammad, experiencing exhaustion, injury and elation as they seek forgiveness and inner peace. 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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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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