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KQED Plus: Saturday, December 9, 2017

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#703H] Russell Moore & Iiird Tyme Out Hear a Georgia born, internationally acclaimed band that defines the drive and precision of top shelf bluegrass. Celebrating their 25th anniversary, the group is a top pick on Amazon.com and a favorite of discerning bluegrass fans everywhere. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#704H] Kasey Chambers Tune in for a set from a singer-songwriter who traveled from the Land Down Under to Tennessee's "Show Down Under." From a well-known producing/performing musical family, Chambers is one of Australia's most successful and celebrated country artists. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#704H] Education, Education, Education Louisa and Martin have their first therapy session together - though neither of them was expecting that they would be given homework. Peter Cronk, now 15, approaches Louisa to ask if Martin will allow him to do work experience at the Surgery. Louisa is surprised, and impressed, when Martin agrees to this: perhaps he is learning to change after all. Morwenna is not quite so happy about it when Peter starts trying to boss her around in the Surgery. Meanwhile, Mrs. Tishell is surprised by the return of her husband, Clive, and even more so when he tells her he wants to give things another go. Bert, after losing the restaurant and having nowhere to live except this new camper van, is looking around for other opportunities, but he is keeping everything close to his chest, and definitely away from the eyes of Penhale, who is trying to impress Janice. Louisa has to call Martin to help her when one of her pupils, Jessy, collapses during a school excursion, and together they rush Jessy to the hospital. Peter's work experience doesn't work out quite as well as he had hoped, though he is very grateful he did it when Martin helps him to successfully treat his mother, Mrs. Cronk. duration 46:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:48 am
    Doc Martin [#705H] Control-Alt-Delete Martin reaches his breaking point with being followed around by Buddy: he resolves to find a vet to have him put down. Morwenna, and eventually Louisa, manage to persuade him that it isn't quite that simple - a vet will not put down a healthy dog just on Martin's say-so. They intervene and find a new home for Buddy with Angela Sim, a local vet, though Martin will have to take him there himself. Martin is not impressed by Angela's alternative approaches to medicine, even if it is veterinary medicine, but at least he has managed to offload Buddy onto her. Meanwhile, Ruth finds out what Bert has been up to, in trying to make his own whisky, and he eventually persuades her to keep his secret. Clive is suspicious of Mrs. Tishell and who she might be cooking meals for, but decides to give her the benefit of the doubt so that they can really give their marriage another go. Penhale wants to ask Janice out, but only succeeds in asking her to a group BBQ at his place, and then has to persuade Al and Morwenna to come too, to make up the numbers. Louisa and Martin's therapy homework results in a picnic, much to Martin's dismay, but even this doesn't go to plan, when they are interrupted by Angela and Buddy on the beach: Angela appears to be hallucinating, and Martin has to get Penhale to help him calm her down, so that he can treat her and find out what has been going on. duration 44:50   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:35 am
    Jack Taylor [#203H] Shot Down Riddled with guilt after Cody's shooting, Jack leaves Galway, and after six months on the road, finds himself in Dublin. Whilst meeting with a client one evening to provide him with some surveillance photos, Jack finds a young girl, Rosie, covered in blood, who claims to have witnessed her mother being murdered. Her mother, Sinead Mangan, is later found dead with a shotgun wound to the head. Moving himself into the local traveller community, Jack becomes embroiled in a long-standing feud between the Kelly and Mangan families. As he tries to help Rosie recall the events of the tragic night, he discovers that Rosie's father, Eddie, is connected to well known Dublin crime kingpin Bridie Hannigan. But when Eddie is later murdered in an arson attack, Jack realises that Rosie may have been the intended victim. When Rosie disappears, Jack manages to track her down to a deserted workshop in the Dublin hills. With a little help from Kate, he finally manages to get her to open up - but it's not long before the killer comes calling. duration 1:30:04   STEREO
  • 4:07 am
    Prime Suspect [#207] Errors of Judgement, Part 1 In this story, told over four episodes, Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison, sent to Manchester, investigates a murder in which a drug runner was shot dead. She soon encounters 'The Street', a corrupt reprobate who rules over the local crime scene. Believing him to be the prime suspect, she soon finds her every move in the investigation is anticipated by the criminal.
    In the opening two episodes, Tennison has been transferred from the Met to Manchester. To ease her into the job, she is sent to schools to lecture but feels her abilities are being wasted. Meanwhile, a drug runner is shot dead returning to his apartment and Tennison finds herself hot on the case. The victim is a young Pakistani boy and Campbell Lafferty, another juvenile, confesses to the murder but is later released.
    duration 56:14   STEREO TVG
  • 5:06 am
    Murder In Suburbia [#104Z] Sanctuary DI Kate Ashurst and DS Emma Scribbins investigate a crime of passion on millionaires' row. When Gideon Finch's charred remains are discovered in his burnt-out car the finger of suspicion points at his none-too-bothered wife Hannah. But life is never so simple. Aided by their dashing boss, they follow a trail of intrigue, jealousy and affairs. duration 47:50   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#211H] Great Grains Intrigued by all those exotic grains that have popped up on your grocer's shelves, but don't know where to start? Ellie gets granular with grains, including many that offer refreshing alternatives to people with allergies. Recipe: - Breakfast grain bowl with quinoa, steel cut oats and chia - Sorghum salad with cucumber, cilantro and cumin - 3-Ingredient popcorn with parsley and parmesan - Chickpea and farro stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Less Stress & More Energy with Qi Gong Qi Gong master instructor Lee Holden returns with this special, which guides viewers' journeys into the time-honored eastern healing practice of Qi Gong. This ancient Chinese tradition was developed over thousands of years, combining powerful principles from the disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and martial arts.
    A Doctor of Chinese medicine, Lee Holden began his journey into this practice as a former competitive athlete seeking to regain his edge after a challenging injury. He introduces viewers to movements and breathing techniques that relax, invigorate, and rejuvenate the body, mind, and spirit. This program is appropriate for viewers of all ages and ability levels, providing a gentle, yet powerful practice for beginners and veterans alike.
    duration 1:22:41   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Il Volo Notte Magica For Notte Magica, taped beneath the stars in Florence, Italy's incredible Santa Croce Square, Placido Domingo joins Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto, and Gianluca Ginoble of Il Volo in a concert event, with the dream of reigniting a love for operatic music by audiences. With the support of Placido Domingo, Il Volo once again takes flight in a humble and beautiful tribute to the artists that have inspired their craft. Songs range from works like "Nessun Dorma" to American favorites like "My Way". duration 1:25:05   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Favorite Love Songs (My Music) Join Emmy-winning actress Susan Lucci for this all-new special devoted to sentimental favorites of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s, including classic hits from Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Chicago, Dionne Warwick, Bread and Elton John. duration 1:28:44   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Great Performances [#4110B] The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live duration 1:56:52   STEREO
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    I'll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant As much as we all want to believe we can live forever, we all know deep down that it simply can't be true. From this program viewers learn that there are things each of us can do to live fully, all the way to the end. Anyone who is willing to take four simple steps now, while healthy, can minimize if not avoid entirely, the pain, suffering, confusion and disagreements that can arise when end-of-life healthcare wishes are not clearly spelled out. Americans need this information because 70% say they want to die peacefully surrounded by friends and family ... while actually 70% are dying in institutions surrounded by strangers. Few people choose to contemplate critical illness or the inevitability of death until their time comes. Because possibilities are rarely discussed, many people are unprepared or unable to make critical end-of-life decisions and spend their last days in over-medicalized and unnecessarily painful and protracted situations. Breaking through the taboo of discussing death, Hattie Bryant shows that we have choices. Inspired by the peaceful death her mother was almost denied, Bryant began gathering information from national experts in palliative care, geriatrics, oncology, bio-ethics, psychology, and spirituality. I'll Have It My Way credibly and passionately presents the case for personal responsibility in the healthcare, legal, and procedural decisions that all of us must make - if they are not to be made for us. By making our wishes known and communicating them effectively, we remove the burden from our loved ones of making our choices for us that will enable us to live our lives more fully to the end. I'll Have It My Way provides useful information and a thought-provoking four-step guide that takes the viewer on a journey of discovery to learn what a life well-lived means to them. duration 1:26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Beyond A Year In Space Picking up where the first film left off Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth-the final installment also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth's orbit and travel into deep space. duration 1:29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3916] Andrea Bocelli: Cinema From the internationally famous Dolby Theater in the heart of Hollywood, Andrea Bocelli pays musical tribute to the silver screen in a lush concert of beloved songs from the movies. Joined by Grammy-winning producer David Foster, the renowned tenor performs memorable favorites from blockbuster classics including The Godfather, Scent of a Woman, Dr. Zhivago, Once Upon a Time in America, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and many more. duration 1:55:58   SRND51 TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Age Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White This program provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the 3-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.
    Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretch enthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
    duration 58:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Jesse Cook: Live In Concert This unique live concert experience featuring gorgeous visuals, innovative video projection and unparalleled musicianship. It was recorded live in concert at the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario May 2012; platinum-selling guitar sensation Jesse Cook takes viewers on a musical journey of discovery with his blend of rumba, flamenco, and salsa guitar. duration 1:27:08   TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Ric Edelman's The Truth About Your Future In the program, Edelman makes the information accessible to average viewers, and provides a road map for them to achieve their goals. Viewers will be inspired by the rapidly evolving technological changes they face, and will also be inspired to make actionable decisions based on the information they receive. duration 1:27:57   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Desert Dreams: Celebrating Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert The Sonoran Desert is alive with beauty, and this stunning film captures the changes over the seasons with views of its remarkable plants and animals. It showcases 182 species of plants and animals in a first-of-its-kind presentation of the Sonoran Desert as it changes over the course of a full year.
    The film blends HD video footage and time-lapse imagery captured over four years with stills from the filmmaker's photographic archive compiled over three decades to chronicle five seasons: Dry Summer, Wet Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring. The supporting soundtrack combines natural sounds with a kaleidoscope of flute and percussion vignettes performed by world-class musician Gary Stroutsos, featuring 29 musical instruments with "earth tones" to create a pictorial and musical tapestry without narration or people.
    duration 1:28:04   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Age Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White This program provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the 3-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.
    Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretch enthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
    duration 58:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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!

    • 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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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