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KQED Plus: Monday, September 18, 2017

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

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Monday, September 18, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Journeys In India [#212H] Calcutta: City of Living History There is no city in India that is more British than Calcutta. The former capital of British India, Calcutta has gardens, buildings and museums to prove it. Throw away any ideas you have of this giant city and discover the treasures it holds. duration 26:41   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#112H] Ballers and Everest Retired Giants linebacker Carl Banks comes by to talk about the HBO series Ballers, the neurological underpinnings of teamwork, and why humans like to watch other humans engage in risky or dangerous behaviors. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Nova [#4120H] Emperor's Ghost Army In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, infantry, horses, chariots, weapons, administrators, acrobats, and musicians, all built to serve China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, in the afterlife. Lost and forgotten for over 2200 years, this clay army, 8000 strong, stands poised to help the First Emperor rule again beyond the grave.
    Now, a new archaeological campaign is probing the thousands of figures entombed in the mausoleum. With exclusive access to pioneering research, this program reveals how the Emperor directed the manufacture of the tens of thousands of bronze weapons carried by the clay soldiers. Nova tests the power of these weapons with high-action experiments and reports on revolutionary 3D computer modeling techniques that are revealing new insights into how the clay figures were made, revealing in the process the secrets of one of archaeology's greatest discoveries.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Castles: Britain's Fortified History [#102H] Kingdom of Conquest The story of Edward I, who turned the castle into an instrument of colonization. duration 50:10   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Walt Disney: American Experience [#2709H] Part Two Explore the complex life and enduring legacy of the creative genius as he made films such as Cinderella and Mary Poppins and realized his dream project, Disneyland. duration 1:55:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#603H] Snarky Puppy Bassist and composer Michael League's improvisational pop musician collective defies categorization but never disappoints an audience, as eight of its members bring an evening of music exploration and massive jams to Infinity Hall Live. From fan favorites like "Shofukan" to "Grown Folks" from their latest Grammy-winning album Culcha Vulcha, the performance provides viewers with an immersive experience enhanced by handheld cameras on the stage capturing the woo hoo-worthy solos of this self-described "pop band without vocals." duration 57:24   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4195] Tavis talks with iconic actor Ed Asner about his career and political activism. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4194] Tavis talks with jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater about her new project Memphis: Yes, I'm Ready and with blues quintet Southern Avenue about their latest album and summer tour. Then, the band performs Don't Give Up in their national television debut. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1617H] French Pork Chops and Bisque Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best French-style pork chops with apples and calvados. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brie. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the ultimate mushroom bisque. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#213H] Sunday Comfort Meals Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. Odd Lots Mac and Cheese is a winner with the whole family, and the best part - any leftover cheese will do! And Sara's Creamsicle Dessert will bring back comforting memories of the ice cream truck in summer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#501H] Never Enough Chocolate Attention chocolate lovers! Learn the techniques needed to prepare two standout chocolate desserts: a milk-chocolate pistachio tart and a rich flourless Roberta heart cake. Chocolatier Jacques Torres stops by to share his expert tips. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#318] Stack It with Style On today's show, Chef Keller shows how to add great pizzazz to food presentations by creating Beautiful stacks. First, he's pairing corn pancakes with two different kinds of salmon plus a dab of caviar. His second stack includes crab, avocado and tomato. Recipes: Corn Pancakes and Seafood Stacks, Avocado, Crab, and Tomato Stacks duration 27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1622H] Tough Trains: Vietnam Zay Harding discovers the checkered and often-dangerous history of the Vietnamese railway. His perilous journey takes him to Hanoi, Hue, the DMZ and Ho Chi Minh City where he meets a general who led the final attack on the Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War. duration 57:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Inside Peace Inmates doing hard time in a Texas jail enroll in a Peace Class and struggle to discover their humanity and beat the odds as they put their lives back together from the inside out. Over the course of fours years, we follow three men who gradually begin to change the way they see themselves and their place in the world. Their road becomes even more treacherous when they leave prison and face a world that doesn't always say "Welcome home." duration 57:31   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Man & Beast with Martin Clunes [#101H] Martin Clunes journeys the world investigating the extraordinary relationship between humans and animals. In episode one he travels to Nepal, then on to Ko Yao Noi Island and northern Japan. duration 46:01   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23195H] (original air date 9/15/2017) The latest on the bombing in the London Underground with Bjorn Ihler, an anti-extremist activist.
    *We continue with the aftermath of hurricane Irma with Jordyn Holman of Bloomberg News.
    *We conclude with the final piece of Charlie's conversation with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1003H] Pintxo Pote, Red Hill Station and Osmanthus Traditional Basque cooking at Pintxo Pote, ultra-fresh seafood at Red Hill Station and Osmanthus' focus on Japanese, South-Asian flavors. Leslie Sbrocco hosts as local diners share their favorite Bay Area eateries. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#115H] Tomatoes If Joanne had to pick one fruit or vegetable to be best friends with, it would be a simple, fresh tomato. Join her as she travels to Dirty Girl Produce farms and makes Fried Green Tomatoes and Bloody Marys with her student. Recipes: Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Tomato Mayonnaise, Bloody Maria with Fresh-pressed Tomato Juice and Muddled Serrano Student: Charles Baldwin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#119H] Game Day Venison Steaks In Sweet-Sour Sauce; Skillet Duck With Red Oak Salad; Sauteed Rabbit With Morels And Pearl Onions. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#804H] Paris Side-Trips Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite. We explore Versailles, Europe's palace of palaces; exquisite Vaux le Vicomte; and extravagant Fontainebleau, home to centuries of French rulers. We'll also marvel at the glass and statuary of Chartres cathedral and dine like kings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Ultimate Restorations [#108H] The Schooner Coronet: Racing Into History Built in 1885, the Coronet sailed to fame as a trans-Atlantic race winner and one of the first U.S. yachts to round Cape Horn and circumnavigate the globe. Its design is credited with forever changing U.S. commercial ship standards. This intricate restoration will take the team from the jungles of Guatemala to the harbor at St. Tropez, but the schooner finally regains its original grace, complete with a custom Steinway piano. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#221H] Rattlesnake Crystal After the Tortuga crash lands in the Sonoran Desert, Koki discovers that the Tellurium crystals have run out of power and they need a new supply. Martin and Chris volunteer to go out in the desert to find this important source of energy and discover more than they were expecting! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#104H] Reindeer Games Reindeer Games - In this Christmas-themed episode, Olive and Otto help Santa track down his missing reindeer. Also, Oscar helps Ms. O get off Santa's naughty list. Curriculum: Coordinate graphing; greater than and less than. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#105H] My Better Half/The Confalones * My Better Half - When symmetrical objects become vandalized, Olive and Otto must figure out why. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial Sense; symmetry.
    * The Confalones - Olive and Otto are called in to help when objects and, eventually, people start disappearing inside an Italian restaurant. Curriculum: Rounding numbers.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1608H] Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale * Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard?
    * On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything... Only one of them can be right.. .or so they think.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1609H] Fern And The Case Of The Stolen Story/sue Ellen Vegges Out * Fern and the Case of the Stolen Story - The unthinkable has happened! Fern has writer's block! Fortunately, Ladonna's full of stories. Faced with a tight deadline, Fern decides to "borrow" the tales and simply change the names. Has Fern confused write and wrong?
    * Sue Ellen Vegges Out - When Sue Ellen decides to stop eating meat, Muffy and Francine compete to be the best vegetarian. Can they successfully resist meat? Or was this a missed steak?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#502H] The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. So do kittens and elephants and..."gulp"...whales? Vocabulary: (E) anticipation/ing, exhausted, dejected, determined, concerned. Martha's Blue Period - It's impossible. It's unthinkable. It's unbearable. Helen is leaving Martha and going to art camp. Full of separation anxiety, Martha's melancholy clouds even her ability to help T.D. take off his shoes. Feeling blue without her companion, Helen pours her feelings into her paintings. Vocabulary: (E) morose, pitifu, sentimental, mope(ing), blue. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#154H] The Lepidopterist's Companion As Father Brown (Mark Williams) approaches Kembleford's mobile library, Ada (Holly Bodimeade) emerges to ask for help. Margaret (Elizabeth Berrington) lies under a pile of books, pinned beneath a metal shelving unit. Father Brown is relieved to find that she's still alive. With Margaret now safe in bed, Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) insists that she help in the mobile library until Margaret's better. Her husband Graham (Andrew Greenough) shows them out through his photography shop, bumping into his scruffy assistant Lewis (Thomas Pickles). Later Lewis tells Father Brown that he has a secret in the confessional, before running out. That night Graham and Margaret are woken by crashing below. Downstairs, Graham swings a cricket bat in the dark and it connects with a sickening thud. When he turns the lights on, Lewis lies at his feet, dead. Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) believes it's reasonable self-defence but Father Brown suspects it's not quite that simple... duration 59:37   STEREO TVG
  • 7:48 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4428H] Breathless, Part 1 Jack Davenport stars as a brilliant London surgeon in 1961, when doctors were treated like gods and acted the part. Also starring in this stylish story of a dark secret amid the complexities of the sexual revolution are Zoe Boyle, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Natasha Little, Oliver Chris, Joanna Page and Shaun Dingwall.
    In this episode: Otto, a surgeon married to Elizabeth, has eyes for new nurse Angela. Angela's sister, Jean, is engaged to Otto's colleague Richard. Inspector Mulligan snoops around. Jean and Richard's marriage gets off to a rocky start. Otto makes a breakthrough with Angela. Mulligan gives Elizabeth a menacing message.
    duration 1:26:11   STEREO TV14
  • 9:16 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#123H] This Time and This Place When a social worker is murdered on Bonfire Night, suspicion immediately turns to an Aboriginal teen. But as Doctor Blake investigates he finds there was more than one person in attendance with murder in their heart. duration 59:44   STEREO
  • 10:20 pm
    Prime Suspect: Tennison On Masterpiece [#4734] Jane is faced with several harsh realities in both her professional and personal life. The investigations around the murder of Julie Ann Collins and the robbery plan of the Bentley family come to a head. duration 1:39:21   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1202H] OneRepublic OneRepublic creates an avalanche of fans in Park City, Utah as they descend onstage for an epic show of their greatest hits, as well as new music from their latest release, Oh My My. Their set includes fan favorites "Apologize," "Good Life," "Counting Stars," and an electric closing with "If I Love Myself." A taste of their new music included a powerful rendition of "Kids" and "Let's Hurt Tonight." OneRepublic's lead singer Ryan Tedder talks to the audience throughout the set, reflecting on his love of film and the special significance of performing during Sundance. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
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