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KQED Life: Friday, December 20, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Friday, December 20, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19259H] (original broadcast date: 12/19/13)
    A look at the film The Wolf of Wall Street with Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32272Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, one day after the Federal Reserve's decision to taper its stimulus, which sectors could become more attractive to investors and which should be avoided? And, why is Bristol Myers shifting its strategy to focus more on cancer treatments? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Classical Rewind (My Music) From the romantic mood of Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' to the dramatic emotions of Orff's 'O Fortuna', this program visits the greatest compositions and composers of all time. The program weaves the stories of their works with visual interpretations of the music set to iconic images of nature, fantasy, historical locations, architecture and art. Interviews with contemporary performers in both the classical and popular arenas offer shared musical memories and personal favorites.
    The program is designed to reach both long-time music lovers as well as those beginning the journey of exploring the masterworks. For many, this is the music they grew up enjoying and appreciating. For others, the melodies are recognizable from movies, television, commercials and even Fourth of July celebrations. This special explores the origins of the music, stories and anecdotes about the composers and their works, and how so many of the classics have become part of our common culture.
    duration 1:29:07   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Return to Downton Abbey A look back at Downton Abbey with the cast and crew, including a look at the most recent season, #4. duration 1:28:37   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Deepak Chopra: What Are You Hungry for? Features world-renowned health expert, best-selling author and educator Deepak Chopra, M.D. In this program, Dr. Chopra returns to his medical roots and lectures on the scientific, behavioral and medical basis of hunger in all its manifestations and the healthy ways to fulfill it. duration 1:28:23   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#712] Lengthen Your Legs Tight legs are often the cause of back troubles. Keep both quads and hamstrings supple with an easy version of splits and a fun thigh stretch. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#117] 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 [#118] 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 [#124] Inversions With Head Stands, Sarvangasana, Shoulder Stands. duration 27:05   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1313] Exercising with Accessories Mary Ann introduces a variety of unique exercises incorporating a large ball during the warm up and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#610] Full Body Workout Target your entire body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1204H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Cochem to Luxembourg Burt cruises along the Mosel River with stops in Cochem and Bernkastel in the middle of the Mosel wine region. He also tours the city of Luxembourg and cooks with Lea Linster, one of Europe's leading chefs and a major television personality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#404H] Naples and Pompeii Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We'll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander through the amazing ruins of Pompeii, the Roman town it destroyed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#111] Belgium For centuries, Belgium has been a sophisticated hub for gourmets and connoisseurs. In true Belgian style, we treat ourselves to superb chocolate and sample first-rate beer. We indulge our senses with folk music and Bruegel paintings, and investigate the people's passion for comic strips. Then we drive to breathtaking Bruges, a medieval city suspended in time. There, we cruise the canals, admire intricate handmade lace and pay homage to a Michelangelo masterpiece. Tips on hearty Belgian cuisine and lace making. duration 28:31   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#408H] Thailand - from Golden Triangle to White Sands From vibrant Bangkok Joseph travels south for a bit of rest and relaxation in the turquoise waters and on the fashionable beaches of the Krabi Peninsula. There he observes the ongoing efforts to preserve nature, indigenous cultures and ancient customs in the face of widespread tourism. After the short respite he heads north to the border of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos to continue his Thailand adventure in the infamous Golden Triangle. From a coffee, tea and macadamia nut plantation to a thriving elephant camp, he uncovers what Thais are doing to transform the Triangle's ancient opium production to pursuits that will improve the lives of the area's many Hill Tribe people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#913H] Oaxaca's Top Chefs Oaxaca has long been known for its seven moles, unparalleled home-cooking and remarkable market fare. Lately, its restaurant reputation has skyrocketed, too. Deservedly so. Rick visits four of the top chef contenders in Oaxaca City, tours their restaurants, cooks in their kitchens and discusses the lively burgeoning scene. For starters, Chef Miguel Jimenez cooks up a batch of red chile beef and fruit stew from the Isthmus to serve inside his crispy plantain mogo mogos. Next, Chef Jose Manuel Banos creates a taco from jelled carrot filled with a chintestle and shrimp ceviche. Chef Alejandro Ruiz and his brother Jesus show Rick their dream come true: An organic farm supplying their restaurants and their employees. Their beautiful produce inspires many of their house specialties. Rick and Alejandro make a fresh salsa with the garden cilantro to go with a red chile-burnished octopus barbacoa. Last but not least, Chef Rudolfo Castellanan makes a simple mole de caderas to accompany suckling goat. All this world class cooking inspires Rick to make a signature dessert at his award-winning Chicago restaurant Topolobampo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#210] Back to the Future with Puff Pastry Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers. duration 28:20   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#213] Norman Love Norman Love, executive pastry chef at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida shows chef Julia Child how to make savory puffs and eclairs. The dough is flavored with cucumber and red onion juice, and is one of the only pastries that is cooked twice: once in a saucepan, and again in the oven. The puffs are filled with a salmon mousse, while the eclairs are split and filled with a mascarpone cheese and vegetable medley. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2305] Homemade Ricotta/Ricotta Fatta In Casa You'll never use store-bought ricotta again, after Mary Ann shows you how easy it is to make it yourself. And once it's done, get ready to make an unforgettable dessert: Roasted Pineapple with Ricotta Cream filled with crunchy pistachios. And don't forget this summertime, wintertime, anytime light luncheon treat: Ricotta Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1208H] Nature for the Soul P. Allen Smith visits The Bell Garden Community Garden in St. Louis, Missouri, where a unique garden therapy program has made a difference in people's lives. Plus, Allen takes a bike ride to explore the beautiful colors of the autumn, and we visit the water garden at Powell Gardens in Kansas City, Missouri. Children from the Access School Kids program are welcomed to pick daffodils at Moss Mountain Farm, and Allen connects with the Adopt a Cat Program at the local Humane Society. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge. duration 27:38   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    EcoSense for Living [#103] Green Jobs In post-Katrina New Orleans, there's a shining example of real-life results of green job training. At-risk young people get hands-on training on how to fortify and weatherize homes in The Big Easy. Then EcoSense takes you to Spartanburg, S.C., to witness a unique recycling process - The Coca-Cola Company has partnered to create new bottles directly from old bottles without using raw materials. Hungry to go green? See how traditional food industry jobs are being transformed, from the farmer all the way to pizza delivery. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    This Old House [#3303H] Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Getting to Work Kevin gets a look at decimated Mantoloking, New Jersey with Chris Nelson in a beach rescue vehicle. The Bay Head home's new first floor is framed, four feet in the air. Helical pull-down micro-pile technology literally screws the Point Pleasant house in place, as timber piles are driven into the ground for Rita's new modular home. Bay Head's oldest bakery has rebuilt: It's time to make the crumb cake! duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knitting Daily [#908] Unusually Unique We celebrate the unusually unique aspects of knit. We begin with a tutorial on Andean colorwork's scalloped edging. Eunny demonstrates this technique for an unique flair that you can add to your own designs. Next, knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke takes a look at her finish-free knits with a demonstration on a neat i-cord element that she adds to her knitted pullover design. Then, on Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes and Eunny are surrounded by luxury as they look at luxurious yarns made from muskox and silk. Worth every penny of luxury, these yarns are one-of-a-kind and work well for various small projects. Finally, Eunny wraps up today's episode with a fun technique of purling backwards! duration 28:00   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Martha's Sewing Room [#3403] Whimsical Trims from a Stick Using Whimsy Sticks for creating trims and flowers; Sew Quick, Sew Easy roses for headbands, shoe clips; Heirloom Quilting segment on crazy quilting with the embroidery machine; Hand embroidered ribbon stitch. Guests: Kari Mecca, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon. duration 26:48   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1019H] On The Road In Chattanooga On this Southern-inspired episode, Ming Tsai takes us to Chattanooga, Tennessee to learn some of the region's culinary secrets. An up and coming culinary hotspot, Chattanooga has a lot to offer the adventuresome palate. Ming and his local guest chef will explore the local markets and come up with two dishes that are sure to make your mouth water. duration 27:32   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#302P] Pasta with Piedmontese Sauce; Broiled Zabaglione with Berries. duration 25:39   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#109H] Roasting This episode is devoted to roasting, a straightforward and adaptable technique that also works well for meat, fish and chicken. Martha's roast chicken showcases the benefits of this method, with a crisp exterior and moist interior. Because roasting so beautifully concentrates the flavors of the ingredients, it's also well suited to vegetables, and Martha includes a recipe for a delicious roasted root vegetable salad. Finally, she prepares a show-stopping dish fit for any holiday table: a green peppercorn-crusted roast tenderloin of beef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#222H] Three Favorite Pastas Lidia cooks Pasta e fagioli, Bucatini Amatriciana and Tagliatelle Bolognese. She heads to Italy to learn how to make pasta from the experts and also visits Seghesio Vineyards in California, to meet one of the most long-standing winemaking families in the Sonoma Valley. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#102] Alice Medrich Master teacher and chocolatier Alice Medrich from Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Medrich creates a chocolate genoise raspberry ruffle cake. Medrich provides tips on the best way to melt and shape chocolate. Medrich demonstrates how to cut the cake into layers. She layers the cake with creme fraiche, melted chocolate, rum syrup and raspberries in an adjustable pan. She places the chilled, fan-shaped chocolates as a decorative topping. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#114] Roast Chickens Perfectly roasted chicken says Julia, is a telltale of a really good cook. Here are three ways to perfectly roast chicken. Whether whole rack-roasted or trussed and stuffed under the skin with a savory and shallot saute, or butterflied and roasted with a delicate spice rub, each has a crispy golden brown skin and juicy meat that say "Hmmmm! Great chicken!" duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#126H] Summer's Bounty Summer is definitely the time Joanne gets excited about fruits and vegetables, greeting her student Leah with a little jem salad perfectly dressed with a buttermilk blue cheese dressing. They make a spicy spaghetti together and then cool things down with a blueberry frozen yogurt. Recipes: Little Gems with Almonds and Buttermilk Blue Dressing, Spicy Spaghetti with Sauteed Fennel and Mussels, and Blueberry Frozen Yogurt. Student: Leah Ballantyne, Teacher. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1324H] Chili and Stew Go Vegetarian Host Christopher Kimball travels to Foxy Farms in the Salinas Valley to see where the nation's produce is grown. Then he heads into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to learn how to make the Best Vegetarian Chili. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for vegetable peelers in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to the ultimate Italian Vegetable Stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Pioneers of Television [#203H] Crime Dramas As viewers reveled in being transported to shadowy underworlds, creative geniuses emerged in the forms of Jack Webb ("Dragnet"), Desi Arnaz ("The Untouchables") and Bruce Geller ("Mannix" and "Mission: Impossible"). Groundbreaking actors Bill Cosby ("I Spy") and Angie Dickinson ("Police Woman") reveal the methods behind their successes as the first African-American and breakthrough female lead characters in a television series. Barbara Bain and Martin Landau share the secrets behind the success of the innovative hit "Mission: Impossible, " while the evolution of Peter Falk's amazing characterization in his role as "Columbo" is recalled. And James Garner, in his only recent interview, along with series creator Stephen J. Cannell, recounts the success of the "The Rockford Files'" reluctant crime solver. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    How Sherlock Changed The World [#101^] Sherlock Holmes was a scientist who used chemistry, bloodstains and minute traces of evidence to catch the criminal. In an era when eyewitness reports and "'smoking gun" evidence were needed to convict criminals and police incompetence meant that Jack the Ripper stalked the streets freely, Holmes' crime-scene methods were revolutionary. Forensic scientists, crime historians and Sherlockian experts reveal for the first time the astonishing impact the fictional detective had on the development of real-life criminal investigation and forensic techniques. Using a mix of interviews, drama reconstruction and archives, HOW SHERLOCK CHANGED THE WORLD tells the story of the impact and legacy of the most famous crime fighter in history. duration 1:50:33   STEREO TV14
  • 10:00 pm
    Mind Over Murder A troubled youth opens fire in a crowded upscale department store. A pregnant woman is the victim of a heinous murder. Answering an ad for a slave, a man is kept captive and subjected to sadistic torture. These are not fictional scenarios, but actual crimes. In this program, an FBI-trained criminal profiler demonstrates how behavioral research can team with old school detective work to get inside the criminal mind to solve or even prevent crimes like these. duration 57:48   STEREO TV14-VL
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#408H] Thailand - from Golden Triangle to White Sands From vibrant Bangkok Joseph travels south for a bit of rest and relaxation in the turquoise waters and on the fashionable beaches of the Krabi Peninsula. There he observes the ongoing efforts to preserve nature, indigenous cultures and ancient customs in the face of widespread tourism. After the short respite he heads north to the border of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos to continue his Thailand adventure in the infamous Golden Triangle. From a coffee, tea and macadamia nut plantation to a thriving elephant camp, he uncovers what Thais are doing to transform the Triangle's ancient opium production to pursuits that will improve the lives of the area's many Hill Tribe people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#111] Belgium For centuries, Belgium has been a sophisticated hub for gourmets and connoisseurs. In true Belgian style, we treat ourselves to superb chocolate and sample first-rate beer. We indulge our senses with folk music and Bruegel paintings, and investigate the people's passion for comic strips. Then we drive to breathtaking Bruges, a medieval city suspended in time. There, we cruise the canals, admire intricate handmade lace and pay homage to a Michelangelo masterpiece. Tips on hearty Belgian cuisine and lace making. duration 28:31   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#401H] England's Bath & York Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. Rick explores Roman hot springs, cruises quiet canals, marvels at England's finest Gothic church and gets a surprising dose of Viking history as he enjoys England's easy urban delights. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1201H] Atlantic Crossing In 1911, Burt's grandmother and her one-year old daughter, Burt's mother, boarded a ship in Hamburg, Germany and immigrated to the United States. To mark this anniversary, Burt and his family sailed back to Europe on Cunard's Queen Mary -- same route, different accommodations. This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and introduces you to what it is like today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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