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KQED Plus: Tuesday, December 26, 2017

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

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#304H] Jack Johnson and G. Love Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson is joined by G. Love for an intimate conversation at New York City's McKittrick Hotel for this episode of "Speakeasy." Johnson is primarily recognized for his merging of soft rock and acoustic genres and has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Charts four albums in a row. He has been nominated for multiple Grammy, ESPN, Billboard, and Brit Awards. G. Love is best known as the front man for the alternative hip-hop band, G. Love & Special Sauce. The band is known for a unique, laid back blues sound that encompasses classic R&B. Together they discuss the early days of Jack's career, the new album, and Jack's commitment to environment. duration 55:44   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#107H] The Devil's Dust 14 year old Ruth Bennett goes missing. Ostracized by the village because of a skin complaint the villagers believe is caused by radiation at her father's place of work. When her blood-stained pajamas are found, suspects include Ruth's family doctor she had a crush on, her mother who had hit her and a plumber with a similar skin complaint dying of cancer. duration 48:57   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:50 am
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#111H] Blood and Circuses The carnival is in town. Innocent fun turns to horror when one of the sideshow acts is murdered. Phryne poses as the magician's assistant, Fern, to investigate. The heady atmosphere of the carnival takes Phryne on a bittersweet trip down memory lane - to the days when she and her sister, Janey, would sneak into the big top, until one night Janey disappeared. Her pain is reignited when she discovers that Murdoch Foyle, the man accused of murdering her sister - was the mastermind behind an elaborate prison escape plan. Any chance of discovering the truth about her sister's fate is dashed though, when she learns that Foyle has died and been cremated. Directed by Emma Freeman and guest stars John Wood, Aaron Jeffrey, Victoria Thaine and Joel Tobeck. duration 54:50   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 2:46 am
    Murder Maps [#204H] John Christie, Pt. 1 John Christie brought death to everyone around him. He eluded capture for years, managing to pin his terrible crimes on another man who would be sentenced to death. duration 43:56   STEREO TV14
  • 3:31 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#136H] The Visible World When Blake's old friend turned enemy Derek Alderton is found dead, the hunt for the killer turns back onto Blake himself. duration 55:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Grantchester Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4726] Season Three - Episode Two Follow Sidney and Geordie as a mysterious death and the unsettling appearance of a dead bird at the vicarage lead them down a dark path. Leonard forges a bond with a woman close to the case. Amanda and Sidney are in love - but can it continue? duration 54:41   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#118] Winthrop Legend Harvey Winthrop asks Holmes to help him prevent his brother's potential death, but Holmes is unsuccessful in this and comes to suspect Harvey's fiancee. duration 26:53   TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4306] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#109] Upper Body/Arms With Vinyasa to plank, Chaturanga, Vasisthasana, and others. duration 26:08   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1608H] Brain and Balance This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#913H] Weight Loss: Strengthen Spine & Improve Posture duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#602H] Summer Jamboree Host Laura Theodore prepares festive plant-based recipes for a warm weather party. The fabulous menu includes Tofu Teriyaki Kebabs-a colorful combination of veggies and tofu roasted in sweet teriyaki sauce and served over Quick Quinoa. For the first course, Almost Caesar Salad is reminiscent of the classic recipe, but in this plant-based version, whipped walnuts offer an excellent egg alternative. For dessert, a simple but elegant vegan White Chocolate Mousse has a creamy texture and delicious taste. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Lidia's Kitchen [#402H] Poached Egg The egg is a staple ingredient in any kitchen and should not be overlooked or overcooked. In this episode, Lidia shows the classic technique of poaching an egg and making a warm mushroom salad: a bed of frisee with a warm medley of mixed wild mushrooms, pancetta and a poached egg; eggs poached in tomato sauce: a simple and delicious tomato sauce poached egg served with slices of grilled country bread and brutti ma buoni, a classic Italian hazelnut cookie made with meringue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#606H] Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada It may seem hard to say, but this little known region of British Columbia, Canada offers travelers a world of adventures. "Land Without Limits" is the areas' slogan, and, in this case, it's right on target. From the ocean to the mountains, Joseph crosses the region having experiences that range from smoking salmon with the First Nations Nuxalk people, fishing for prawns with local fisherman, hiking through the wilderness to Canada's third highest waterfall and stepping back in time at the roaring gold rush town of Barkerville. Throughout the journey Joseph comes face to face with the region's expansive, remote beauty and wildlife that includes hundreds of species of birds, Grizzly and Black Bears, as well as a mother moose and her calf. It's an adventure without limits that is close to home. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#110H] Mexico Jim West travels to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where master artisans teach paper mache, Huichol beading, pinata making, and creating giant Mojiganga puppets. He hopes to master the art of Mexican mosaics, craft sweet potato ice cream, learn about neo-muralism from street artists, and create a traditional mole sauce with chicken from a master chef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#406H] Black Like Me Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux discover a tapestry of the unexpected in their ancestry, revealing slaves and free people of color, Civil War legacies and forgotten European origins. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    MotorWeek [#3716H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:30 am
    American Woodshop [#2402H] Homemade Window Casings and Baseboard Trim for Everyone. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Father Brown [#107H] The Devil's Dust 14 year old Ruth Bennett goes missing. Ostracized by the village because of a skin complaint the villagers believe is caused by radiation at her father's place of work. When her blood-stained pajamas are found, suspects include Ruth's family doctor she had a crush on, her mother who had hit her and a plumber with a similar skin complaint dying of cancer. duration 48:57   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1218H] CALA, Moss Beach Distillery, Rocker Oysterfeller's Kitchen + Saloon Find elevated Mexican cuisine at CALA's in San Francisco where you'll find sustainable fish and high-end tacos and a philanthropic mission. Meanwhile, Moss Beach Distillery in San Mateo County, offers seafood, views and otherworldly cocktails! Then it's back to the Wild Wild West at Valley Ford's Rocker Oysterfeller's Kitchen + Saloon for oysters and southern comfort food. duration 25:47   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#504H] Fun in the Kitchen Using fun and creative presentations, Chef Keller shows how to make recipes that will dazzle both the eyes and taste buds. He prepares Moroccan-spiced lamb lollipops served with a spicy homemade ketchup and tzatziki sauce. Then it's a delicate vol-au-vent or puff pastry shell filled with luscious escargots bathed in wine and garlic butter. Morrocan-Spiced Lamb Lollipops with Spicy Ketchup and Tzatziki Sauce, Escargot in Puff Pastry Shells, & Champagne Cocktail with Margarita Sorbet. duration 28:59   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#121H] Light As Air Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#802H] Coffee Shop Favorites Today on Martha Bakes, learn how to make three coffee shop favorites even better at home using more healthful ingredients: scrumptious apple cider doughnut cake made wholesome with whole-wheat flour and applesauce, tender maple-glazed pumpkin spelt scones, and dunk-worthy seeded graham biscotti. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews from coffee shop regulars! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Few Great Bakeries Explore warm, toasty, small bakeries from Massachusetts to California. Find out how a business that makes cakes, pies, bread and bagels can become a neighborhood landmark. Celebrate beautiful icing, gooey treats and skillful bakers! duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Growing A Greener World [#802H] A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part II (Atlanta, GA) Part II in this 2-part series picks up with the tomato season waning and a brand-new season of cool season edibles ready to go in the ground. In many ways, it's the best time of year at the Garden Farm. Even so, there are challenges and the sweet taste of success that we'll share with you as host, Joe Lamp'l takes you on his garden journey in the Growing a Greener World garden set through the fall and into winter. Who knows what Mother Nature will throw at us? But whatever it is, you'll be along to see what happens. This episode wraps up the Year in the Life of the Garden Farm with reality moments and some positive takeaways that anyone can apply no matter where you garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#502H] Capes, Wraps and Trench Coats: From World War I to Today This episode takes one of the oldest styles of garment and brings it right up to today's latest fashion. Peggy will share the history of capes and wraps, as well as look at the evolution of the classic trench coat from its World War I beginnings to its most fashion-forward looks of today. She also will show viewers how many different looks and styles of garments they can get from just one trench coat pattern. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#218H] Orchid's Almost Half Hour Talent Show/The Perfect Score Orchid's Almost Half Hour Talent Show - All the agents want to be a part of Orchid's talent show. Curriculum: Fair sharing; Equi-partitioning. The Perfect Score - It's villain report card day at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Word problems involving addition and numerical relations; Using a number line. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 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)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1009] Do You Speak George?/World Girls * Do You Speak George?: Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own made-up language. Whether it's the girls' secret code "Oola" or the boys' lingo "Arster-Buther" George can't make sense of what anyone is saying. Is creating his own language the answer? Or can he convince the kids to put their differences aside and start communicating again?
    * World Girls: It's the grand opening of World Girl World, which sells dolls from every country - and every girl in Elwood City is thrilled! But the trip there is less than ideal - Francine doesn't want to buy anything, Muffy wants to buy everything, and Sue Ellen is crushed to learn that her favorite doll was discontinued. But maybe with some creativity, the friends can work together and find a fun solution to their respective dilemmas.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#214H] Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby * Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed).
    * Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. What could be wrong with her? Martha sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery. Vocabulary: (E) complain(t)(ed), disposition, cruel, personality, amiable (I) grumpy, crabby, lovable, cranky, cheerful.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Secrets of the Six Wives [#103H] Divorced, Beheaded, Survived Worsley presents the last three wives: Anne of Cleves, called "ugly"; young Catherine Howard, whose tragic childhood was abusive; and finally, the far from saintly nurse, Katherine Parr. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3717H] Belton House 1 duration 58:15   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Dickensian [#103H] Bucket takes Marley's ledger from a surly Scrooge, and goes to visit Venus who is helping him with his bad back. Then he pores over the names of the creditors looking for clues. duration 57:11   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Jewel in the Crown [#111] Travelling Companions It is 7 August 1945, and the atomic bomb has just been dropped on Hiroshima. In Ranpur, Barbie is dead. Sarah learns to her great distress that Ronald Merrick, with Colonel Layton's approval, is about to announce his engagement to Susan. She turns for help to an old friend - Nigel Rowan, an officer on the Governor's staff in Ranpur and a school friend of Guy Perron. Rowan knows more about Merrick's past than anyone, but he retreats behind a wall of official silence. duration 51:33   TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1627H] Food Hour: The Story of Chocolate From the port city of Cadiz, where conquistadors set off to conquer the New World, intrepid traveler Megan McCormick begins the journey to the Andalusian city of Cordoba to explore 400 years of Moorish occupation, symbolized by its world heritage site, the Mesquita. Then it's into the heart of western Spain and the city of Merida, famed for its Roman ruins, before ending the adventure in the medieval cities of Avila and Trujillo. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    This American Land [#604H] * In southern Oregon, a little-known wilderness called Kalmiopsis is a source of clear water for downstream communities and a core for surrounding wildlands that conservationists want to protect from logging and mining.
    * Changes in cropland management in Kansas can make a big difference for the survival of bobwhite quail and other wild species.
    * Gunnison Country in Colorado offers stunning mountain scenery, thriving agriculture, and outdoor recreation - and residents there support more wilderness protection for public lands including wilderness and special management areas.
    * Following lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan, scientists in North Carolina reveal another dangerous chemical making its way through water pipes to thousands of homes.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#104H] Western Wickenburg, Az Experience the desert outside Wickenburg, Arizona with the Desert Caballeros Trail Ride; Custom Cowboy hat maker Jimmy the Hat Man; plus Wickenburg's Flying E Dude Ranch. duration 27:51   STEREO TVG
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

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