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KQED Plus: Monday, December 18, 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.

Monday, December 18, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    David Gilmour: Live In Pompeii Join the Pink Floyd singer-guitarist for a spectacular concert featuring lasers, pyrotechnics and stellar performances from an all-star band. Shot in the legendary Roman amphitheatre, the program highlights an artist at the top of his game. duration 1:26:39   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Great Performances [#4110B] The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live duration 1:56:52   STEREO
  • 5:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#702H] Star & Micey Memphis based Star & Micey bring great energy to the stage and they worked to capture that spirit on their self titled debut album that features a revolving door of fantastic musicians including Luther Dickinson (The Black Crowes, North Mississippi Allstars), Jody Stephens (Big Star) and Rick Steff (Cat Power, Lucero), In this episode, they bring their unique musical talents to bear on several songs, including "Mississippi Queen." duration 26:42   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4260] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#104] Hips - Version One With Baddha Konasana, Pigeon/Kapottasana, Double Pigeon and others. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1602H] Imagining Resistance Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#906H] Weight Loss: Focusing On Leg Work duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#101H] Busy Mom Seeks.....Help Ellie takes Beth - a mom, a full-time labor and delivery nurse, and a grad student -- under her wing. Ellie helps Beth rein in her take-out habit with three easy make-ahead recipes that stock her fridge with a week of tasty meals. Recipes: Blueberry-chia overnight oats; Turkey-stuffed pizza pockets; Cajun shrimp in foil. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Red wine salad dressing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Ciao Italia [#2601H] How to Make Easy Fish/Come Si Fa Pesce Facile Mary Ann teams up with PBS celebrity chef Jacques Pepin to prepare some of the quickest, easiest fish dishes you've ever seen. Jacques' Slow-cooked Tuna Steaks with Tomato Relish takes only minutes to make. Mary Ann's Stuffed Fish with Nuts and Spinach is just as easy, but Jacques' Scallope Seviche is the hands-down winner. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1619H] Tough Trains: Bolivia Since the 1860s, Bolivia has lost land to all its surrounding countries, leaving it landlocked and without vital access to coastal ports. As compensation, both Chile and Brazil agreed to build railways from Bolivia to their coasts, but they have not received proper investment since. Zay Harding travels along these railways from the Brazilian Pantanal to the Chilean coast. The first stop is Bolivia's agricultural heartland of Santa Cruz, followed by the constitutional capital of Sucre. Zay then heads to Potosi, where he turns his hand to being a miner for the day, followed by a journey to Uyuni, where he visits the Salar de Uyuni - a salt flat rich in both salt and lithium. Zay heads to Bolivia's administrative capital, La Paz, before concluding his trip at the Pacific coast. duration 57:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    America Revealed [#103H] Electric Nation Our modern electric power grid has been called the biggest and most complex machine in the world -- delivering electricity to over 300 million Americans over 200,000 miles of high tension transmission lines. But even though the grid touches almost every aspect of our lives, it's a system we know very little about. In this episode, Yul Kwon will travel around the country to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on every day of the year. duration 54:16   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House Hour [#1606H] Apprentices frame a wall in the bedroom, build a drain stack in the bath and lay porch decking. Homeowners visit a cabinet designer. On ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Roger takes down a tree, Tom explains stud finders, Scott installs a garage door opener. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#109H] Queen of the Flowers The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher has been chosen to refine a group of delinquent flower maidens for the annual flower parade. When the body of one of her charges washes up on the beach, she begins to question the worth of table manners and dancing lessons. In the midst of her investigation, Jane's mother unexpectedly resurfaces and Phryne has to face her fears about losing her ward. Directed by Clayton Jacobson. Additional Directing by Tony Tilse. Guest stars Terry Norris, Danielle Cormack, Andrew S Gilbert and Eva Lazzaro. duration 53:13   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1106H] Flatiron, Shakewell, Firenze By Night Comfort food meets sports-bar-chic at this family-friendly neighborhood spot in San Rafael, called Flatiron. Next, Mediterranean flavors, complex cocktails and a warm welcome are served up in a contemporary setting at Oakland's Shakewell. Finally, old school, Italian fare combines with old world "familia" charm in a classic North Beach eatery called Firenze by Night... duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#208H] Citrus Three Ways Joanne has always wanted to do a cooking show where you don't cook. And fresh citrus is the key! She'll start by going to her restaurant Copita, and then to a citrus orchard in Yountville, California. With her student Kit, they'll make pomegranate kumquat and blood orange ceviche, followed by a citrus salsa. She's going to cheat a little bit by grilling some shrimp, and then oven-roasting quinoa. And for dessert: a refreshing citrus sorbet. Get ready to pucker up and get fresh. 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
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#701H] Soul of the South Sara travels to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the legendary fried chicken of Martha Lou Gadsden of Martha Lou's Kitchen; then, a hidden history of Southern cooking and ingredients developed by African American cooks. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Unlocking Sherlock This program is a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Sherlock Holmes and the making of the latest series. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1601H] Embrace Your Space Making the most out of your space doesn't just apply to what's in your house. P. Allen Smith shows you how to take advantage of your great outdoors without breaking the bank. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#3001H] Diagonally Set Log Cabin Quilts Alongside host Sara Gallegos, Marianne Fons shares two quilts, Town Square and Concentric Circles. Both feature a diagonally set log cabin design, but the difference between the two could not be more dramatic. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#208H] Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer * Flawed Squad - The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. Curriculum: Data Collection and analysis; Using tally marks to track data; Graphing.
    * The Creature Whisperer - The agents struggle to catch an odd creature.Curriculum: Composition and Decomposition of 2D shapes.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#602] Arthur Plays The Blues/Buster's Sweet Success * Arthur Plays the Blues - Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue-who's as strict as he is odd-and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano?
    * Buster's Sweet Success - When Buster signsup to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money-who doesn't love chocolate? Buster soon wishes that somebody loved it more than h e does, because he eats it all himself. Will the band be doomed to wear tattered uniforms and play old instruments forever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#603] Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies * Prunella's Special Edition - The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard-Henry Skreever, of course-is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version instead.
    * The Secret Life of Dogs - Ever wonder what Baby Kate and Pal are thinking? Join an adventure into their secret world, where Arthur and D.W. watch impossibly immature TV shows and silly grown-ups are often in need of rescue!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#210H] Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space * Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship.
    * Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. Vocabulary: (E) universe, extraterrestrial, astronom(y)(er), astronaut, asteroid, inva(sion)( ed)(ing)(er), (in)humane (I) alien(s) , world, creature.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#106H] The Bride of Christ Two nuns die of cyanide poisoning, the first in front of Father Brown and the second while Inspector Valentine is investigating the first death. Ill feeling between the nuns, and the bottles of cyanide held at the convent, lead to many a suspect. Sister Boniface, a fan of Agatha Christie, lends a helping hand to Father Brown. duration 48:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:50 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#110H] Death By Miss Adventure Phryne investigates the death of a young female worker in a factory 'accident' and soon learns that the woman's death might not be the misadventure the police think it is. Faced with a wall of secrecy and lies, Phryne sends her trusty maid, Dot, undercover into the factory to investigate. When a second suspicious death occurs, Phryne fights desperately to save one of her closest friends from the gallows. Directed by Daina Reid and guest stars Alison Whyte, Caroline Brazier, Andrew Blackman and Neil Pigot. duration 53:17   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 8:46 pm
    Murder Maps [#203H] The Lady Killer As Europe recovered from the damage of WWII, soldiers made their way home from the front line. One man couldn't leave the battlefield behind, and he brought back all the savagery and brutality of the fighting. duration 59:35   STEREO TV14
  • 9:31 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#135H] For Whom The Bell Tolls A man falls from the Ballarat Fire Station bell tower. What appears to be a suicide turns into a murder investigation taking Blake deep into the Regional Fire Association. duration 57:35   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    Grantchester Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4725] Season Three - Episode One See why an impossible situation distracts Sidney from his Christmas duties. Then, when a would-be groom is found dead with the wedding rings lodged in his mouth, Geordie is horrified: These are the hallmarks of a years-old unsolved murder. duration 1:24:11   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#303H] Nick Mason and David Fricke Nick Mason is best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd. He is the only member of Pink Floyd to be featured on every one of their albums and is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965. Mason takes the stage opposite David Fricke, senior editor of Rolling Stonemagazine. The pair discuss the early days of Pink Floyd, groupies, space, and the legacy of Pink Floyd. duration 57:43   STEREO TVPG
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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!

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      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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