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KQED Plus: Friday, December 22, 2017

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

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Friday, December 22, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1003H] The Power of Serendipity Outside of San Francisco, the team arrives at the Jelly Belly factory to meet with Elise Benstein, a food scientist who develops new Jelly Belly flavors. Elise encourages the Roadtrippers to be open to unplanned opportunity; after all, she never would have thought her job would consist of making Root Beer-flavored candy, but she loves it. From California, the crew winds east to Arizona, where they meet with Deon Clark, a nuclear engineer. Deon joined the navy as a teenager to escape the drugs and violence of his neighborhood, and stresses the importance of rejecting peer pressure. Moving onto New Mexico, the team meets two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, whose non-linear life experiences teach the Roadtrippers to embrace serendipity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#210H] Little Haiti Mickela gets transported to Haiti in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn with drum lessons, dance classes, and local shops. duration 27:12   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:30 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
  • 4:00 am
    Great Performances [#4110B] The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live duration 1:56:52   STEREO
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4304] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Foundations of Yoga with Tara Lee [#102H] Earth Grounding Sequence Earth Grounding Sequence is a flowing sequence that will help you ground and revitalize yourself. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1606H] Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy A large and small ball is used as a way to facilitate exercises to improve conditions such as diabetes and peripheral neuropathy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#910H] Pain Relief: for the Back duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#202H] Beauty Food You are what you eat and it shows. Ellie helps you feel and look your best with tasty dishes that nourish your skin. Recipe: Snap pea, tomato and watermelon salad with feta - Green tea-poached salmon with Asian slaw - 3-Ingredient curry yogurt dip - Chai-spiced fruit compote. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Simply Ming [#1302H] Ed Lee This week it's all about steak in Ming's loft kitchen! Chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia stops by to grill up a rich rib eye with spicy gochujang butter, while Ming whips up a delicious shitake-umami glazed steak. Two different tastes, one spectacular cut of beef, this week on Simply Ming! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Our California [#101H] Shinzen Garden, Town Baker, Rancho Camulos Host Joel Greene visits the tranquil Shinzen Garden in Fresno; samples the tasty sticky buns at The Town Baker in Idyllwild; and tours Rancho Camulos Musuem in historic Piru, Ventura County. duration 26:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    Christmas on the Danube This true holiday treat will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Lidia Celebrates America [#401H] Holiday for Heroes Join host Lidia Bastianich for an unforgettable holiday special celebrating veterans, who discuss the importance of family during holidays, the challenges and sacrifices of their work and the pride they take in having defended our country. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3404] The Story of Cats: Asia to Africa Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1104H] Shot at Dawn, Part 2 A nine-decade rivalry between the Hammond and Hicks families turns violent after a dishonored soldier's name is added to the World War I memorial near Midsomer Parva. When the Hicks patriarch is found dead, suspicion naturally falls on the Hammonds. As the investigation proceeds, however, it appears that the two families have much more in common than they believed. Guest stars Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey, Home Fires) and Gemma Craven (Doc Martin). duration 48:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#902H] Contigo, Smoke Berkeley and Paradiso At our first restaurant, the bright bold flavors of Catalan cooking are the pride and joy of tasty tapas spot Contigo in San Francisco. For Texas-style barbeque done right, we follow the blazing smoke trails over the bridge to Smoke Berkeley. Finally, San Leandro neighborhood gem Paradiso features fresh Mediterranean cuisine, along with a page-turning wine list. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#503H] Gluten-Free Favorites Chef Keller has the secret for keeping your gluten-free friends happy with three great recipes. He stuffs mini peppers with a delicious quinoa salad, followed by a chia seed wrap abundantly stuffed with vegetarian goodies. The finale is a kale and spinach smoothie that has unexpected benefits. Quinoa Stuffed Mini Peppers, Chia Veggie Wrap with Hummus, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Kale & Pepper, & Hangover Detox Smoothie. duration 27:00   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#123H] Just Ducky! It's a family reunion as Jacques' daughter Claudine lends a helping hand in the kitchen. Together they sip wine, reminiscence and cook some of Claudine's favorite duck recipes, including duck liver mousse with apples and sauteed duck breast with arugula salad and cracklings. Claudine and Jacques share the cutting board to chop up duck skin and whisk up a vinaigrette for this delectable dish. Granddaughter Shorey joins in the fun as she and her beloved Papi whip up a zesty batch of lemon mousseline before sitting down to enjoy this family feast at the dining room table. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#902H] Picnic Game Changers Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate ranch rried chicken at home. Then, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for five easy tuna salads. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for potholders. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect husk-grilled corn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Secrets of the Six Wives [#102H] Beheaded, Died Henry breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne, but as Worsley notes, he grows tired of her and falls for Jane Seymour. Anne's fate is sealed; she is executed and Henry immediately marries Jane, who dies soon after she gives birth to a son. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Urban Conversion [#102H] The Burbs and the Bees Gina's desire to get her own backyard bee hive sends Rodman seeking advise from holistic bee keeper Corwin Bell. Corwin teaches Rodman the importance of bees in agriculture and why backyard beekeeping is not only doable, but how bee stewardship is important to our global future. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now [#802H] Blooming Afghans Let stitch patterns bloom in beautiful afghans. Kristen Mangus knits an autumn-inspired afghan with a lush pattern of leaves and berries. Create cabling without a cable needle in the technique corner with Melissa Leapman. Ellen Gormley crochets 3-round squares to make an heirloom lace afghan with elegant tassel fringe. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#215] O Is for Opposite/Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares O is for Opposite - When Ms. O gets trapped in a mirror, an opposite Ms. O enters the real world. Curriculum: Data analysis and graphing; Prediction and probability. Agent Oksana's Kitchen Nightmares - The agents try to resolve a disagreement between Ms. O and Oksana. Curriculum: Estimation; Skip counting. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1003] Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets * Desert Island Dish: When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But Arthur and the gang soon discover that they cannot survive - or pass their assignment - on junk food alone. By working together the kids learn about the importance of a balanced diet to overall health.
    * The Secret About Secrets: Everyone seems to have a secret - everyone that is, except D.W.! But when D.W. is finally told one, she quickly learns that getting a secret is easy, but keeping one - and avoiding hurt feelings - is a lot harder than she thought.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1004] Feeling Flush/Family Fortune * Feeling Flush: When Elwood City experiences a drought, Francine bets Arthur that her family can use less water than his. But Francine is shocked to learn that, despite her conservation efforts, her water meter levels are twice as high as Arthur's! What's going on at the Frensky household? Will Francine find out who's behind the flushing frenzy?
    * Family Fortune: The TV show, Treasure Caravan, is coming to Elwood City! Arthur and D.W. are convinced that in Grandma Thora's attic they'll find treasures that will make them famous on TV - and rich beyond their wildest dreams. But what they really discover is that family history and cultural traditions are far more precious.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#607H] Martha's Holiday Surprise/We're Powerless! Martha's Holiday Surprise: A blizzard is headed towards Wagstaff City and Mittens the cat is trapped in an alley. Fears rise when the story unfolds: Mittens has kittens. Abandoning animal prejudices, Martha and Skits trample into the snow-capped city to rescue the endangered cat and her young. Vocabulary: (E) attack, comfort, nourish, secure, snuggle. We're Powerless!: A blackout in Wagstaff City renders Helen, T.D. and Truman incapable of playing their favorite videogame, Multi-Dimensional Intergalactic Kleine Nachtgopher Attack Four. But with a little imagination, a basket of laundry and some salad tongs, these nachtgophers might not be so powerless after all. Vocabulary: (E) blackout, chill, discomfort, shiver, starve. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Doc Martin [#708H] The Doctor Is Out As we reach the final episode in Series 7, Martin finds himself in a very unusual situation: trapped by Annie Winton, who desperately wants him to try and save her husband, Jim Winton, despite Jim having been recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Annie insists that there must be something that Martin can do to help. Meanwhile, Ruth and Bert have a proposition to put to Al, regarding the whisky and the B&B. Louisa is very worried about Martin, and wonders if the breakdown of their therapy could have led him to decide to leave Portwenn for good. She calls on Morwenna, Janice and Ruth for help, but none of them have seen Martin. Penhale drives Louisa up to the Winton Farm, where despite Annie trying to persuade them otherwise, they discover Martin. Now reunited with Louisa, Martin manages to eventually find Jim and perform a life saving operation on him. But is it too late for Martin and Louisa to also save their marriage? duration 46:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:48 pm
    Jack Taylor [#302] Nemesis A troubled young man is kidnapped, seemingly for ransom from his wealthy parents, who have hired for the case a cocky London investigator (Christopher Fulford). When the victim's severed finger is separately sent to his girlfriend, she approaches Jack for help - even though the man and Jack have some very murky shared history. In the meantime, Kate has to face a personal struggle of her own. duration 1:30:18   STEREO
  • 9:20 pm
    Prime Suspect [#209] Errors of Judgement, Part 3 In the concluding episodes, Jane Tennison and the team try to find out where Campbell Lafferty was executed after being released. Appearing on 'Crime Night', she decides to pull in 'The Street', believing that he is responsible. But the closer she gets to proving that the arrogant rottweiller-toting bad guy engineered the crime, the more obstacles she encounters. The Street seems to anticipate her every move - but can she can break him? duration 52:47   STEREO TVG
  • 10:14 pm
    Prime Suspect [#210] Errors of Judgement, Part 4 In the concluding episodes, Jane Tennison and the team try to find out where Campbell Lafferty was executed after being released. Appearing on 'Crime Night', she decides to pull in 'The Street', believing that he is responsible. But the closer she gets to proving that the arrogant rottweiller-toting bad guy engineered the crime, the more obstacles she encounters. The Street seems to anticipate her every move - but can she can break him? duration 45:09   STEREO TVG
  • 11:05 pm
    Murder In Suburbia [#106Z] Noisy Neighbors Neighbor from hell Bernard Lloyd is bludgeoned to death with a hammer so DI Kate Ashurst and DS Emma Scribbins pay a visit to Cherry Meadows, the cul-de-sac which was disturbed by his non-stop DIY. Suspects include Bernard's pill-popping wife Wendy bitter pensioner Reg Thornton and Chloe and Patrick Walters who felt the victim was ruining their chances of selling their home. duration 47:19   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 12:00 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#707H] Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Tune in for a performance by the "Queen of Bluegrass" (Wall Street Journal), who tours with her band, The Rage, earning accolades for her mastery of the progressive chord structures and multi-range, fast-paced vocals intrinsic to bluegrass. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#708H] Conor Oberst Hear a set from a progressive singer/songwriter who has sung with numerous bands, including the Monsters of Folk supergroup. His songs of insight, detail and political awareness have earned him a large and devoted following. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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