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KQED Life: Friday, November 28, 2014

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Friday, November 28, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#806(] Palestine duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#506] The Future of Shopping We discover how shopping kept our original 13 colonies together during the Revolutionary War. How shopping is used not to make each of us different but to let us become part of a community. What the future of shopping might look like on the Internet. We meet a woman who closed her antique business on earth and opened one in cyberspace, a man who designed an Internet business that sells a car a minute and interview Meg Whitman, the President of eBay. duration 25:25   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the Pioneers of Televsion series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize This special celebrates "Tonight Show" host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, a lineup of the biggest names in comedy salutes the 17th recipient of the humor prize. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14-D
  • 3:30 am
    Richard Pryor: Icon Richard Pryor's impact on the craft of comedy and today's top comics is legendary and unrivaled. This program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comics of all time. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-L
  • 4:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#203] Holy Hipster DUVID (University of Michigan) Pressured by his Satmar Hasidic community to settle down and start a family, Duvid Stern decides to experiment with the world of underground electronic music and psychedelic drugs. Directed by Chelsea Rebecca. duration 27:55   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#513H] Rwanda - In Search of Chimpanzees Joseph continues his Rwanda adventure and turns his attention to the region's other primate populations. Chimpanzee, Olive Baboons, Mona, Blue and Black and White Colobus Monkeys are just a few of the thirteen primate species that populate the Nyungwe National Park. The rest of the area's flora and fauna is equally impressive with more than 140 orchid species and 275 bird species, dozens of them found only in the highlands of Central Africa. In addition to the wildlife wonders, Joseph has personal encounters in the local Banda (thatched-hut) communities and meets the reclusive and vanishing Batwa people. In Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, Joseph highlights the 1994 Rwanda genocide and the efforts that the country has made to overcome its past at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#204] France's Burgundy and Loire Regions The Burgundy region boasts top French wines, romantic canals, Romanesque churches and some of France's most renowned cuisine. We base in the small town of Beaune and learn about its history of winemaking. From the vineyards of the Cote d'Or to the culinary delights - we discover the exquisite taste of Burgundy. The city of Dijon and the cathedral at Vezelay add artistic treasures to the Burgundy experience. For the second half of our trip, we head for the Loire Valley and chateaux country. From our home base in Amboise, we visit the famous chateaux, including magnificent Chenoneau, and Francois I's overwhelming Chambord. Tips include touring wine country, discovering smaller chateaux and ballooning over the Loire. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#709] Perfect Posture Wai Lana shows you a series of poses to loosen the shoulders and open the chest, making good posture a breeze. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#87] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#88] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#108] Stamina - Version One With Vyagrasana, Trikonasana, and others. duration 25:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1108] Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving Mary Ann practices seated reaction time and peripheral vision exercises using a lemon! A variety of finger exercises are also demonstrated. duration 27:04   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#915H] Weight Loss: for Legs & Arms duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#506] The Future of Shopping We discover how shopping kept our original 13 colonies together during the Revolutionary War. How shopping is used not to make each of us different but to let us become part of a community. What the future of shopping might look like on the Internet. We meet a woman who closed her antique business on earth and opened one in cyberspace, a man who designed an Internet business that sells a car a minute and interview Meg Whitman, the President of eBay. duration 25:25   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#806(] Palestine duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#508] Sydney Australia's stunning metropolis, Sydney seduces with its glorious harbor, carefree attitude and sunny beaches. From the Opera house to the Harbor Bridge to Circular Quay Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, it's pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art, and a watery adventure at the aquarium. Excursions take us surfing at Bondi beach and exploring the cliffs and rainforests of the Blue Mountains. Tips on eating well and best beaches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#201H] Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage Cruising with the PTV at Sea group on the luxurious Regent Seven Seas Mariner, Joseph travels through Alaska's Inside Passage with stops in Prince Rupert, BC, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka, Alaska for scenic and cultural experiences. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup [#106] A Reason to Rise This episode focuses on breakfast packed with punch from a quick & easy raw smoothie to a full breakfast for your hungry friends and family. Raspberry Morning Muffins/Truffled Tofu & Sweet Potato Hash Browns/Quinoa Porridge/Ginger Snap Smoothies duration 26:28   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#411] Burrata Cheese: The New Favorite For many cheese lovers, the latest obsession is burrata, a blend of mozzarella and cream that has a silky, fresh, creamy taste. Chef Keller presents creative ways for serving it. He's also serving up a refreshing and light desert of figs and blueberries Recipes: Burrata with Garden Pea Ice Cream, Pickled Cherry Tomatoes, and Spicy Paprika Oil; Figs & Blueberries in Citrus Broth. duration 28:30   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#311] Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid Toronto bakers, Jeffrey Alfor and Naomi Duguid, and cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas visit this week's episode to make naan and Swedish hardtack, types of flat breads. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2426] The Best Cocktails and Snacks/Ottimi Cocktails e Stuzzichini Mary Ann's daughter-in-law and food writer, Jen Chase arrives nella cucina with a fantastic collection of cocktail materials to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ciao Italia, by creating modern day versions of Italian favorites, like a Sambuca Citron Martini, while Mary Ann makes a Frico and other tasty antipasti to go along with their anniversary party. duration 26:59   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#208H] Going Underground Get your shovel and trowel ready. P. Allen Smith is getting down and dirty in this episode of Garden to Table. Allen is pulling root vegetables out of the ground and putting them on a plate. Allen demonstrates a gorgeous tablescape idea for your next brunch. duration 25:56   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    George Hirsch Lifestyle [#113H] Pantry & Just Picked George concludes the season with a several tasty and quick dishes plucked from the pantry, including gazpacho and panzanella. He tours an apple orchid with a 12th-generation farming family and then prepares his classic tarte tartin using some of the fruit. He also receives a master class in pairing condiments with cheese and wine from an award-winning sommelier. Recipes: - Gazpacho - Panzanella Salad - Tarte Tatin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    MotorWeek [#3413H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now! [#405H] Crochet Caps for Him and Her Ellen Gormely teaches you how to work crocheted cables and how to crochet with beads as she makes two hats. Brett Bara combines knitting and weaving in a scarf that shows off a special yarn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#209] Zippers, Here, There, Everywhere Don't treat your zippers as just a way to hold up your skirt or close your jacket. You're missing one of the most versatile fashion accents - learn all about zippers and how to use them. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1208H] A Chicken In Every Pot We explore a comfort food staple that can be found in every kitchen: chicken. Ming recreates a mouth-watering dish from his childhood, that his grandfather first made, Red Roast Whole Chicken with Vegetables and Basmati Rice. Then chef Tory McPhail joins us in the kitchen and adds some Southern flair to make his chicken classic, Chicken and Mushroom gumbo. The best part about these dishes? They're also one-pot meals! Easy and delicious! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#209H] Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers Pati takes you to Xochimilco, the legendary floating gardens of Mexico, and sprinkles a few flowers into some impressive but easy Mexican recipes. Squash Blossom Quesadillas; Hibiscus and Pecan Mole; Rose Petal, Marshmallow, Mango and Pistachio Ice Cream. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#104H] Stocks Making stock is an exercise in building flavors and, as such, one of the first lessons in any culinary course. Having a steady supply of homemade stock in the freezer will elevate anyone's home cooking. In this episode, Martha shares recipes and techniques for the three most common stocks - chicken (including a time-saving pressure-cooker version), beef and vegetable - as well as useful cooking and storage tips. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#125H] Light and Delicious Supper Fresh vegetables and dip make a lively, and lovely, precursor to a delicious meal of baked swordfish with lemon, capers, and vinegar; plus versatile Boiled Potatoes with Fresh Mint Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#209] Leslie Mackie Chef Julia Child observes as pastry chef and owner of Seattle's Macrina Bakery Leslie Mackie bakes an assortment of tarts and pies. First, Leslie demonstrates how to make the classic pie dough that will form the base of these desserts; some of the dough is used raw, while other crusts are pre-baked in order to avoid a soggy crust. This dough can be frozen for up to a month. Once the shells are prepared, she creates a classic French apple tart, a berry yogurt tart, and a blueberry nectarine tart garnished with chopped almonds. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#122H] Good Catch! Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce; Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions; Seafood With "Handkerchiefs"; Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#102H] Pizza with Pizazz Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1213H] Soup and Bread from Scratch Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Broccoli Cheese Soup with lots of broccoli flavor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33238] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5420H] * Peaceful protests gave way to vandalism and looting in Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday night after a grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Since the shooting on August 9 there have been roiling demonstrations and unrest in Ferguson as many African-Americans voiced their frustration over disparities in the policing of minorities. While the Justice Department and FBI continue separate investigations into the shooting and possible civil rights violations, the case is attracting national and international attention to the issue of race and justice in America. Is there something more the government should be doing to ensure law enforcement is serving and protecting all citizens equally? * The surprise resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel after less than two years as Pentagon chief is raising questions about whether he was ever a good fit for the job. In recent months the decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Republican senator has been critical of the U.S. strategy against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Could Hagel's departure signal a shift in the administration's military policy overseas?
    * As families take stock at Thanksgiving, we turned the tables and asked viewers to share their thoughts on how Congress could serve them better in the coming year.
    Gwen Ifill tells us what we learned and discuss the fallout from the Ferguson grand jury and the search for a new Secretary of Defense with: Dan Balz of The Washington Post; Peter Baker of The New York Times; Susan Davis of USA Today; and Pierre Thomas of ABC News.
    duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 pm
    Life After War: California Veterans KQED / Center for Investigative Journalism Special An in-depth look at some of the challenges faced by members of the armed forces when they return home from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The program goes from Los Angeles' Skid Row, where women vets struggle with homelessness in the transition to civilian life, to San Francisco, where veterans suffering from Military Sexual Trauma can seek treatment at the VA Medical Center. Also, an innovative program at City College of San Francisco helps veterans succeed when they go back to school. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#903H] Perbacco, Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar, Old Skool Exquisitely executed Milanese specialties shine at Perbacco in San Francisco's Financial district. Next, family-owned Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar in Union City offers savory small plates from around the globe, replete with colorful Venezuelan vim and vigor. Finally, San Francisco's Old Skool Cafe puts a progressive and philanthropic spin on classic supper club dining. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Kristin Chenoweth - Coming Home Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth brings it home - to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, that is - to perform music from her career. With a classically trained voice set off by a gift for acting and comedy, Chenoweth appears at a state-of-the-art theater that now bears her name, performing Broadway, television and film songs like "Popular" and "For Good" from Wicked, songs from her acclaimed performances on "Glee" and music from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and many more. Backed by a 13-piece orchestra led by musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Chenoweth welcomes song and dance friends from Broadway in a program sure to be unforgettable. duration 1:28:57   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    On Meditation This program presents emotionally compelling yet simple content about how meditation can be accessible and useful to people in their everyday lives. Comprised of individual portrait films as well as guided meditations, it features how-to segments with actor Giancarlo Esposito, yoga instructor Elena Brower, and renowned Buddhist monk Venerable Metteyya. It also includes an interview with the late author Peter Matthiessen, who shares his experience with the practice. duration 58:49   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#218] *John Dickerson, Political director of CBS News on President Obama's Immigration speech *Mark Leibovich of the New York Times Sunday Magazine discusses his article on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie *Mike Allen of Politico with White House Watch *Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense *Benedict Cumberbatch, star of The Imitation Game * Remembering Mike Nichols. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20245] duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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