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KQED Plus: Saturday, January 27, 2018

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Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    The Kate [#103H] Jarrod Spector Actor and Broadway tenor Jarrod Spector channels the experience of playing 1500+ performances of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boysto deliver a dazzling storyboard of male vocalists from classic to modern. Experience the unstoppable energy of hits like "Good Vibrations," "Uptown Girl" and "Walk Like a Man" paired with swoon-worthy renditions of "Maybe I'm Amazed" and Enrico Caruso's "Una Furtiva." Spector's reverent interpretations illustrate his closeness to the material and his deep respect for these influential artists: Freddie Mercury, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, The Beach Boys, and of course, Frankie Valli. From "Star Search" to failed TV pilots, Jarrod's story is told with humor, tender moments and powerful singing. duration 57:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Inspector George Gently [#103H] Bomber's Moon Is the death of a German businessman connected to anti-German sentiments or connected to Army Special Forces? duration 1:28:25   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Murder on the Home Front When young women are found murdered amid the chaos of the London Blitz of World War II, brilliant Home Office Pathologist Dr. Lennox Collins (Patrick Kennedy), on his first murder case, and his newly recruited assistant Molly Cooper (Tamzin Merchant) clash with the police over just who the main suspect is. Employing groundbreaking forensic techniques, can Lennox and Molly save a seemingly innocent man from the gallows and prove there may be more to these murders than meets the eye? duration 1:26:15   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4432H] Miss Marple Season 7: Greenshaw's Folly When an old family friend and her young son turn to Miss Marple for assistance, she finds them work and lodging at nearby Greenshaw's Folly, the family home of an eccentric botanist. All seems well, until the house's loyal butler dies unexpectedly. When another houseguest goes missing, Miss Marple begins a search for the truth, unveiling secrets of both the past and present. Fiona Shaw guest stars. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#104] The Case of Lady Beryl Inspector Lestrade (Archie Duncan) and Dr. Watson investigate a murder at the Beryl residence, but to their surprise get a confession from Lady Beryl, which Holmes does not credit. Holmes recreates the crime scene to expose the actual murderer. Filmed in 1954 and directed by Jack Gage. duration 26:52   TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4441H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 1 Moray is relishing fashion and life in Paris, while also pining away for Denise, back at The Paradise. One day they will be together, he ardently promises, but the reality is that The Paradise faces an uncertain financial future, and the couple's devotion seems destined to be tested.
    Fate reunites Denise and Moray, but under the regime of Katherine and her new husband Tom Weston, the owners of The Paradise. What evolves is an uneasy alliance, complicated by passions from the past and conflicting ambitions for what's ahead. Will The Paradise - and true love - triumph once again?
    duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4442H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 2 The latest Parisian import, fireworks vendor Clemence Romanis, arrives at the Paradise setting off sparks and speculation. Life is passion, Clemence says, as she beguiles several male staffers, and encourages the women of the Paradise to follow their own calling. Even Moray doesn't seem immune to her charms. As fireworks light up the sky and enchant passersby, a shadowy figure from the past returns with no explanation. Miss Audrey, torn between new ideas and old-world ways, faces a life-altering decision. And as Katherine, Tom and Moray jostle for power, it's unclear where allegiances lie, and exactly who will direct the future of the Paradise. duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4443H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 3 Help wanted! There's a high-profile vacancy at the Paradise, and applicants stream in as Katherine, Tom and Moray work to advance their own candidates - and interests. The clashes aren't confined only to the store floor as Katherine and Tom debate what is in the best interest of young Flora. And Denise confronts a troubling question - Moray may thinks of her as his "little champion," but does he believe she is his equal? duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4444H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 4 Denise and Moray have everything they wished for - almost. What lengths will they go to in order to fulfill their ultimate dream, and can their love withstand blind ambition? Denise faces new challenges that keenly point out the difference between friendship and leadership, while Moray suddenly seems to live in the shadows, much like Jonas. Meanwhile, a Paradise employee faces a painful visit from the past, that also holds the opportunity for ultimate forgiveness. duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4445H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 5 The Food Hall opens at the Paradise, but there's a different jewel distracting attention - the new timepiece display. At the centerpiece, is a stunning and mysterious watch from Katherine's late father. It is Katherine's cherished object, but it also harbors a secret that becomes currency in the power play at the Paradise. Sam is beguiled with the watch, and uses it to build an impressive watch sales enterprise. Meanwhile, Denise is given an extraordinary opportunity, but accepting it may put her in opposition with Moray - what will she do? The time to make a decision is ticking away. duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House [#3711H] Homeowners Pitch In Tommy trims the rough interior columns. Liz makes a stained glass window. Kevin tours a flooring factory in Pennsylvania. Richard visits a voc-tech school plumbing class. Norm shows Kevin a few new tricks he's learned for installing stair treads. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1611H] Tankless Water Heater, Retaining Wall Richard heads to Milwaukee to install an instantaneous water heater; Tom demonstrates some techniques for cutting straight edges with a circular saw; Mark rebuilds a retaining wall that was stacked with the wrong material. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3721H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    American Woodshop [#2406H] Intarsia Flying Eagle Scroll Saw Folk Art with Scorched Wood Accents. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#514H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1605H] Melting Potluck Join P. Allen Smith as he joins a diverse group of families to share cultures, kitchen tips and of course, food. Take a culinary journey around the world without having to leave your couch. duration 26:30   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Chef's Life [#214H] Eggs Two Dozen Ways A month of planning and preparation peaks as Vivian's invitation to cook at the prestigious James Beard House becomes a reality. Warren Brothers, his wife, Jane, and other friends from Kinston bring their particular brand of Eastern North Carolina charm, making everyone feel at right at home. As Warren and company charm the pants off the fancy food writers and television critics, Vivian frets about perfectly cracking 85 eggs for each plate. But before she can get there, the deep fryer breaks, bringing the Beard House a lot closer to hell's kitchen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas [#101H] The World's Most Famous Olive Diane visits ancient Sparta, the Kalamata cultivation capital of Greece, to follow the famous olive from harvest to table. After a chilly day of collecting, scoring, and processing the ripened fruits, Diane heads to the kitchen to whip up an olive feast. First up, a dish fit for a Greek hero, Spartan chicken, with those celebrated olives, tomatoes and feta cheese. Next, Diane shows the simple pleasures of cooking olives with oranges in an easy, elegant appetizer. The olive story doesn't end there, of course. There's a delectably spicy cuttlefish and olive dish she cooks up with an olive farmer, and a scrambled eggs-and-olives recipe to turn any light lunch or brunch into a Greek feast. Find out how olives can transform any meal into a masterpiece. Spartan chicken; Kalamata olives grilled with oranges; Spicy cuttlefish with olives and wild greens; Kayianas, scrambled eggs with tomatoes and olives. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#910H] Lanna Thai, 20 Spot and Chalet Ticino We visit the East Bay for a fiery taste of Southern Thailand with some modern twists at Lanna Thai in Livermore. In San Francisco, a stop at hipster-chic joint 20 Spot features a selective wine list and a small but satisfying sample of simply-cooked dishes. Lastly, we venture to the peninsula to and Chalet Ticino in Foster City for Swiss-Italian gastronomy straight from the heart of the Alps. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television [#108H] Simply Spanish Host Christopher Kimball travels to Washington, D.C. to cook with Jose Andres. Back at Milk Street, Jose's love of great food made with simple ingredients and techniques is translated into everyday cooking as Milk Street Cook Matthew Card makes garlic soup (sopa de ajo). Milk Street Cook Rayna Jhaveri shows how to make Spanish spice-crusted pork tenderloin bites (pinchos morunos). The show ends with Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark showing Chris how to make a vibrant kale salad. Massaging the leaves to keep them from being tough-a technique borrowed from Japanese cooking. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#303H] My Three Favorite Boys This episode is all about Pati's boys - it's time for a little mother-son bonding. First, Pati takes Alan, Sami and Juju to their favorite place to have fun. Then for lunch, the boys will pick their favorite dishes that their mom makes. The only hitch? They have to give Pati a hand as she prepares each dish. Recipe 1: Alphabet Soup; Recipe 2: Molletes, Grilled Cheese & Bean Heroes; Recipe 3: Pico de Gallo Salsa; Recipe 4: Dulce de Leche (Cajeta) Cheesecake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#126H] Menu Memories Jacques and daughter Claudine reminiscence about past menus enjoyed as a family, but first, Jacques teaches Claudine how to properly sharpen a knife in preparation for filleting a side of salmon for his salmon scaloppini with sorrel sauce. Jacques and Claudine go on to blend aromatic herbs, chunky vegetables and a dash of red wine to make a hearty dish of lamb breast navarin. While the lamb is braising, the two 'go green' with a green salad with mustard dressing using Jacques' favorite leaf: Boston lettuce. Finally, they prepare a caffeine-packed coffee panna cotta, the perfect pick-me-up dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Cook's Country [#1004H] Smothered and Dowdied Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make a regional favorite, Southern-style smothered chicken. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for kitchen timers. Bridget uncovers the secrets to making the perfect apple pandowdy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1706H] Seafood Supper Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the steps for making perfect pan-seared salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of fish sauce. Then, science expert Dan Souza demonstrates the differences between wild and farmed salmon. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia the secrets to making the ultimate shrimp scampi. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#610H] Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond On his visit to the Canadian province of Ontario, Joseph sets out to prove there's more to the Niagara Peninsula region than world-famous Niagara Falls. To prove his point, he begins his wandering in Toronto, Canada's largest and most cosmopolitan city. He finds that besides being a cultural Mecca for art, theater, film, music, fine dining, as well as one of the greenest cities in North America, it is one of the world's most multicultural cities. Italian, Irish, Indian, Greek, Chinese, Vietnamese -- the ethnic diversity matches the seemingly never-ending list of world-class attractions and activities. From gentle bicycling along Lake Ontario's shore to kayaking to the Toronto Islands or hanging 116 stories above the ground from the edge of the CN Tower, Joseph finds out there's never a dull moment in this young, vibrant and ever-evolving town. And, if that isn't enough, a day excursion to the Niagara Peninsula wine region and the quaint town of Niagara-On-The-Lake keeps Joseph sippin', nibblin', pickin' and hoppin' through the more than 60 wineries that have sprouted up in one of Canada's most scenic regions, at one time described by Winston Churchill as, "the prettiest Sunday drive in North America." During this episode Joseph and his viewers are truly on a movable feast for all the senses. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#903H] Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a delightful-to-explore old center. Rick also visits Nurnberg, a capital for both the First Reich (the Holy Roman Empire) and the Third. From its towering castle and playful fountains to its Nazi Documentation Center and maze of underground bomb shelters, Nurnberg is a fascinating study in contrasts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Penelope Keith at Her Majesty's Service [#102H] Inveraray and Holyroodhouse Penelope's tour continues through Scotland at Inveraray and Holyroodhouse, where she visits the bedchamber of Mary Queen of Scots. She also meets the Royal Falconer at Borthwick Castle. duration 47:37   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Keeping Up Appearances [#401] A Job for Richard Hyacinth has decided that Richard will gain a high executive position with a local firm that has developed a vacancy in their ranks. Richard fancies neither the prospect of the job nor the plan Hyacinth has evolved for him meeting The Big Boss. duration 29:20   TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    As Time Goes By [#126] Lionel's chattering secretary, Gwen, is still around with her "helpful" suggestions, but Jean devises a plan to get rid of her without hurting her feelings. duration 29:03   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Brokenwood Mysteries [#301H] Case Nine: The Black Widower A "Lord of the Ringz" tour comes across the wife of the tour guide, wrapped in fake cobwebs and poisoned with spider venom. duration 1:30:05  
  • 10:32 pm
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#701H] Jennifer Lawrence (Mother!) with Adam Sandler (The Meyerowitz Stories) , Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) with Kate Winslet (Wonder Wheel), Jake Gyllenhaal (Stronger) with Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) with Kristen Wiig (Downsizing and Mother!) and Timothee Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name) with Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out). duration 59:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:32 pm
    MN Original [#302H] Eric William Carroll, Aby Wolf, Michael Hall, Hmong Breakers Leadership Council Fascinated by science, Eric William Carroll tests the limits and boundaries of photography, creating work without the use of a camera. Vocalist and songwriter Aby Wolf and her band perform an acoustic version of Alone. New York Times best-selling author/illustrator Michael Hall's work is known for its bright, expressive imagery and clever word play. The Hmong Breakers Leadership Council is focused on bringing diverse communities together through the art of break dancing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#406H] From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil A small state in Brazil's dry northeast, Ceara is home to a variety of traditions not found in the rest of the vast country. The inland bush, called the sertao, is home to cowboys and and odd rodeo, while the coast supports fisherman whose wooden boats are little changed over the last several centuries. Ceara is home to Brazil's most important religious shrine, its last lace-weavers, and a startling array of tropical fruits. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Border Blaster [#1002H] duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG
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