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KQED Life: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#502H] France's Dordogne The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and prized cuisine is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty. We'll take an idyllic canoe ride, visit a goose farm, then savor the foie gras. We'll also wander through a lamp-lit castle, enjoy a country market, and visit the Sistine Chapel of the prehistoric world. Then we head south to Albi, home of Toulouse Lautrec, and the imposing fortress city of Carcassonne. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1502H] Coming to America The final decades of the 1800s found much of Europe in a losing battle with over-population. Many people felt that their only hope for survival was to immigrate to The United States. They soon discovered that the streets were not paved with gold. In fact, most of the streets were not paved at all, and they were expected to pave them. In this program, Burt takes a look at who came, where they came from and what they contributed to the history of our nation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Curious Traveler [#210H] Curious Sorrento Why did the ancient Roman rich and famous choose to vacation here? Who opened the gate for the bad guys in the 1500s? What does the town clock tower symbolize? What's the history of majolica tile art? Why are Sorrento lemons and limoncello so famous? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#410H] Favelas & Samba: Brazil The shanty towns for which Rio Janeiro is famous (or notorious) play a pivotal role in the city's cultural history. Favelas, as they are known, rise precipitously from near the ocean far up the hillsides. Often bereft of minimal municipal services, they are home to a rich cultural life, their own social organization, and along the way in their history, have provided the artistic and dramatic talent for Brazil's most important international artistic contribution, Carnaval in Rio. David visits favelas and speaks with residents there. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#112H] England: The Queen's Swan Join Richard Wiese in England. He discovers that an unlikely bird, the swan, has played a key role in Britain's long line of proud traditions. Richard visits the Abbotsbury Swannery, where caring for these magnificent birds is a royal institution. He meets the Queen's Swan Warden and the Swan Herd and participates in a swan rescue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Weekend Explorer [#404H] Taiwan's East Coast Head up the east coast stopping to go paragliding in Saijia, hike in the wilds near Taitung, explore scenic Green Island, and see spectacular Taroko Gorge. This trip to coincides with the colorful Chinese New Year's Lantern Festival celebration and includes the fascinating Bombing of the Deity Han Dan Festival in Taitung and the closing night of the Lantern Festival in Taipei. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Fringe Benefits [#201H] Indianapolis Come along as Katie takes a ride around the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a real Indy Car! We'll learn more about the history of the "brickyard" and get up close to historic racecars and trophies. Then, we'll learn about the early settlers to Indiana and take a hot air balloon ride at Connor Prairie - a 19th-century living history museum. Later on, we find a calming spot to spend the day near Bloomington, Indiana, and enjoy a surprise visit to the Dalai Lama's private apartment, before cooking up a great meal and learning all about grilling at a favorite local spot. duration 28:50   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#401H] Columbia, South Carolina - Southern Food, Watersports, Museums, and Baseball Colleen and her children check out family favorites in Columbia, South Carolina, where they go on a culinary excavation, devouring delicious southern brunch at Cafe Strudel, and mouth-watering barbecue at local-favorite, Doc's BBQ. They also get to hand feed giraffes at the zoo, meet the world's largest ten year-old at the EdVenture Children's museum, explore Congaree National Park, and even catch a local baseball game. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi [#113H] Where Asia Meets Europe (Turkey) Turkey is a country that crosses two continents, full of rich dance and music, from the bustling city of Istanbul to the fairy caves in Cappadocia. Mickela's magical journey through Turkey connects her with the locals through the universal language of dance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#206H] Actor Tyler Michaels, known for his physical, scene-stealing roles, has graced many stages around the Twin Cities. Rooted in the traditions of basket making, Mary Giles' work has evolved into sculptural pieces inspired by nature. William Souder is a renowned writer whose biography of John James Audubon was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize. Neo-soul singer/songwriter Mayyadda performs her original song, Black is Beautiful, at Patrick's Cabaret. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#201H] Soul City By Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards. Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia - Soul City - in the heart of North Carolina's Klan Country in the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with former and current Soul City residents, animation and soulful rhythms of the era bring alive the vision of founder Floyd B. McKissick and his band of idealists who, though the odds were stacked against them, risked it all to build the city of their dreams. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Chef's Life [#105H] Tomatoes....You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey Mary Vaughn shows Chef Vivian the old-timey way to can tomatoes. Vivian prepares for a Southern Foodways Alliance luncheon at the restaurant where food enthusiasts from around the country are coming to study BBQ, and Vivian plans to serve them the "ultimate tomato sandwich." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1207H] Finders Keepers Lost Property - Thomas, Annie, and Clarabel plan to impress the railway inspectors who are coming to the Island of Sodor. However, a string of problems and disruptions occur and a grumpy inspector only makes matters worse. Thomas finally impresses the inspector when he returns the gold watch that the grouchy man accidentally left on Annie's seat. Learning Goals: applying one's best efforts, helping others, demonstrating responsibility, being kind and polite. Henry Spots - Trouble When Henry hears that Sir Topham Hatt's grandchildren have the chickenpox, he worries that the engines will get sick, too. His fear intensifies when he catches sight of Thomas, splattered with mud and carrying a wagon of chickens. Afterward, it appears that every engine he meets is splattered with spots. Henry finally learns that engines can't catch chickenpox afterall. Learning Goals: recognizing others' emotions, expressing sympathy and concern for others, conquering fears. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#116H] Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints * Chasing Rainbows: The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colours to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Colour-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! A musical number teaches them the proper colour order, and a silly spray of water leads them to discover how to make their very own rainbow!
    * Follow the Prints: Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them! They head to Muddyfeet Waterhole where they learn about how different animals make different types of footprints. Back home, they follow the prints and discover their strawberry was taken by a squirrel! Luckily, the Cat has some more!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Patsy Cline: American Masters Celebrate the life and legacy of the groundbreaking "Crazy" singer who defined modern country music. Narrated by Rosanne Cash, the film features interviews with LeAnn Rimes, Kacey Musgraves, Reba McEntire, Beverly D'Angelo, Wanda Jackson and others. duration 1:28:42   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Becoming California Narrated by Jane Fonda, this is an epic story of environmental change on America's western edge. From geologic origins hundreds of millions of years ago to present day and beyond, this program takes a look at change on a grand scale. It reveals how humans' approach toward the environment dictates the nature of change, and how a shift in attitudes can foster healthy, functioning ecosystems amidst vibrant economies, sustaining not just nature, but people, too. duration 2:24:19   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1705H] Italian Vegetarian Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect cheese and tomato lasagna. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of jarred anchovies. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser uncovers the secrets to really good garlic bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#907H] The Devil Made Me Do It Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect grilled chicken diavolo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for water bottles. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of hard cider. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate deviled beef short ribs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1201H] Myriad Gastropub, Squeeze Inn Hamburgers, Terzo Globally inspired food and drink is offered at our first stop in the SF Mission district at a spot called Myriad Gastropub. And nothing says USA like a good, juicy burger blanketed in cheese in Napa at Squeeze Inn Hamburgers. Lastly, Mediterranean flavors, seasonal ingredients and a well-selected wine list make this a cozy SF spot at Terzo. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#312H] Savory Baking Lidia introduces this episode with "beautiful vegetables and a hot oven: a great marriage!" She then begins the meal with a simple and refreshing sesame and fava bean dip, perfect for flatbreads. Next, she prepares a baked eggplant stuffed with meat and vegetables, topped with a golden, cheesy crust. Her unique version of baked potatoes is made with pancetta and oregano. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches The beloved actress hosts a selection of the funniest moments from her long-running comedy-variety series with co-stars Tim Conway, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Betty White, Steve Martin and others. Highlights include "As The Stomach Turns," "The Dentist," "Mrs. Wiggins & Mr. Tudball" and "The Family" with Eunice and Mama. duration 1:28:44   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Age Fix with Anthony Youn, MD Everyone ages whether they like it or not. But it doesn't mean that some signs of aging can't be fixed. Have you ever thought that it would be great to have friend, who just happened to be a plastic surgeon, and you could ask anything and get a straight answer? Someone who won't judge you about your insecurities but would open up a world of insider tips, tricks, and secrets from the fields of beauty, dermatology, and plastic surgery?
    Well, now you do - because that's Dr. Tony Youn. Yes, plastic surgery trims waistlines and reduces wrinkles, but in The Age Fix, Dr. Youn gives easy home remedies to save you thousands of dollars and achieve the same results without surgery.
    Dr. Youn's goal is to offer you a way to fix your age-related skin concerns, without having in-office treatments, painful surgery, or spending a lot of money. While he acknowledges there are some instances where the only real good option is actual surgery, in most cases he offers ways to turn back the clock in a significant way without even seeing a doctor, much less a plastic surgeon. Throughout the program Dr. Youn reveals tips, tricks, and secrets - natural anti-aging tips plastic surgeons don't want you to know.
    With the simple changes he discusses, you'll look younger on the outside and be younger on the inside. He'll share with the single best cream to put on your skin to prevent aging, and the best cream to reverse aging, and even prevent future skin cancers. And he gives simple and easy treatments to improve most aging concerns, like age spots, wrinkles, and under eye puffiness. He demonstrates do-it-yourself anti-aging treatments, reveals the best products to tighten your skin, and simple dietary changes that can make you look and feel years younger. Your skin will glow, and you'll probably notice a few pounds fall off in the bargain.
    duration 1:29:07   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Classical Rewind (My Music) Martin Goldsmith (classical music host on SiriusXM and former host of NPR's Performance Today) takes you on an incredible journey to explore the music of the masters in this program. This visual and auditory joyride provides us with a fanciful look at familiar classical masterpieces. Goldsmith brings his expertise to the podium - adding insight to the history and creation of this stunning music. Additionally, performers including Itzahk Perlman, Joshua Bell, and Stewart Copeland (The Police) bring their own personal reflections on the power of these masterpieces. duration 1:29:07   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#703H] The Debate Over Private Prisons Last year, citing declining prison populations and safety concerns, the Obama administration announced the end of incarcerating people convicted of federal crimes in privately run prisons. But soon after taking office, the Trump administration reversed the decision, just as it was intensifying its crackdown on illegal immigration and pushing to preserve stiff sentencing practices like mandatory minimums. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said the government needs the flexibility and resources provided by private, for-profit prison companies. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports on the debate over their performance at the federal and state level. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    This Land Is Your Land (My Music) Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host. duration 1:28:03   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary This documentary celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. It features powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century, where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives. duration 1:58:43   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Get Down Tonight - The Disco Explosion (My Music #103) KC and The Sunshine Band host a historic reunion from the superstars of the 1970s disco and dance era. This program features a mix of new live performances and classic archival clips from the disco days, including vintage performances from The Bee Gees and Donna Summer. < br>Live highlights include:
    * Leo Sayer returning to America for the first time in 30 years to sing "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing," < br>* A Taste of Honey reuniting for the first time in two decades to grove with "Boogie Oogie Oogie,"
    * Wild Cherry returning to the stage for the first time in three decades to "Play That Funky Music," and
    * Martha Wash of The Weather Girls belts out "It's Raining Men."
    duration 1:56:49   STEREO
  • 11:30 pm
    Vicious [#204H] Stag Do Finding themselves both single, Violet and Ash consider dating new people. Violet has already met someone on the internet, while Ash's ex, Chloe, returns. But things take an unexpected turn. Freddie, meanwhile, feels under pressure from Stuart to land a major new acting role. duration 24:30   STEREO TV14
  • 12:00 am
    This Land Is Your Land (My Music) Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host. duration 1:28:03   STEREO
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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