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KQED 9: Monday, October 15, 2018

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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Monday, October 15, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Hamilton's America This documentary provides intimate access to Lin-Manuel Miranda and his colleagues during the two years leading up to the Broadway opening of the musical "Hamilton." It combines interviews with experts and prominent personalities, footage of the production in New York, and cast-led expeditions to DC, Philadelphia and New York. duration 1:58:20   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 2:00 am
    Durrells In Corfu Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4830H] Season 3, Episode 3 Louisa and Larry arrive in England for Aunt Hermione's burial while the rest of the family keeps things running not so smoothly in Corfu. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 3:00 am
    Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece [#4838H] Season 4, Episode 3 Ross makes his maiden speech in Parliament and finds some notoriety. Demelza contends with a failing mine and fixing Drake's broken heart. The Enyses welcome a baby daughter. George hosts a party in the hope of buying his way back into Parliament. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Wolf Hall On Masterpiece [#4562] Episode Six Henry's love for Anne Boleyn has given way to anger and distrust. Henry instructs Cromwell to rid him of his second queen. Sensing her loss of favor, the queen's enemies gather. duration 1:01:21   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 5:02 am
    MN Original [#214H] Hend Al-Mansour questions the role of women in Saudi Arabian society and puts women's rights at the forefront of her work. Deaf writer Raymond Luczak performs his poem Birthright in American Sign Language at the Heights Theater in Minneapolis. Asia Ward sculpts and suspends sculptures she calls "aluminum dreamscapes." Composer Chan Poling's classical and contemporary jazz training inspires his songwriting for musical theater and his alternative rock band, The Suburbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#502H] Blood & Water Traverse the North American West with three stories that explore the struggles between man and nature: La Graduacion by Rafael Gomez, Rituals by Isabelle Aspin, and Bloodlines by Christopher Nataanii Cegielski. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#511H] Blue Heron The Tortuga is travelling down a dirt road when Martin spots something blue in the sky. It's a Blue heron! One of the largest birds in North America and the largest heron. Even though the bird is blue - and not green as Chris was hoping - Chris realizes that it doesn't matter. It's not the color of the creature, but the power within. And soon the Wild Kratts are off to discover the Blue heron's amazing abilities. Science Concept: Body form shaped by hunting strategy. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#512H] Choose Your Swordfish Aviva challenges Martin and Chris to a fencing duel and tells them to choose their swords. The Bros can't decide, so she tells them if they pick their favorite billfish - swordfish, marlin or sailfish - she'll make them a Creature Power Suit. So they head out on a mission to explore the mysterious world of billfish. Science Concept: Hydrodynamics - the physics of motion and action of fluids. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#209] That's One Gigantic Pumpkin, Jet Propulsion! The kids are attempting to grow prize-winning pumpkins in the back yard. Jet gets carried away and uses his Bortronian Grow-Lamp to grow a huge pumpkin. Now they just have to get his enormous pumpkin downtown to win the contest! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#140H] Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter * Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! < br />* Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. Back to the Garden of Seasons to visit Fall and Winter! In Fall, they meet up with their friends from Spring and Summer to have a going away party for Candy the goose who's about to fly south. In Winter, they have a great time playing with Sam the hare while all his other friends hibernate. Nick can't decide on just one season, so he makes a picture of all the fun they had in both seasons! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#120] Playground-Palooza/Small But Big Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better. They will bring the nature fun to Sadie right in the middle of the city! The gang loves the idea, but there is one small question: how are they going to bring nature into the city?! Small But Big - Squeeks is so excited because today is The Small But Big Art Fair, and she is making a small but big masterpiece for it! The others are excited to go see it, but getting there proves to be difficult because the directions are really for small creatures and will require Daisy, Nature Cat and Hal to use magnifying glasses to help them get there. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#601H] School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off * School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one?
    * Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. The noisy alley is the culprit. Will George's efforts to soundproof the chicken coop with recycled materials pay off with egg-cellent results?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#101] Fairy House/Pinkabotta & Peterbotta Pinkalicious and Peter build a fairy house to attract the Springtime Fairies. But when the fairies turn out to be noisy roommates, they decide it's probably best if they build a home for the fairies instead. / Pinkalicious and Peter create Robotta, a robot that can do anything, including helping them clean their rooms. But when Robotta malfunctions, they're left with a big mess. Fortunately, the kids figure out a way to make clean-up fun -- pretend to be robots! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#106] Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play "outer space," but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they're friends! They use their imaginations to keep playing, which is just as much fun! Daniel Plays at the Castle - Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection. Daniel is saddened when Prince Wednesday tells him the rocks are too delicate to play with. Daniel and Prince Wednesday learn that friendship is about more than just playing with each other's toys - it's about being together! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#107] Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. Daniel Helps O Tell a Story - O the Owl wants to show Daniel all his books. The boys choose a very special book about dinosaurs, but they realize that the last page of the story is missing! O gets very flustered, but Daniel is a good friend and uses his imagination to make up the end of the story. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#123H] Yuck Or Treat/The Thing from Above The Reef After visiting a spooky cave, Splash and his friends visit the spookiest place they know, the cave of the old hagfish, who lives deep in the abyss. / Dunk gets spooked by a creature in his home and thinks it's a monster, only to discover a Baby Sea Urchin who is hiding from a giant "Thing" that circles in the waters above the reef - Mayor Sting! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4825] The Wheel Deal Nina cleans out the bike shop and Oscar wants everything for his trash collection. The Three Pigs Movers figure out how to use wheels to help them move the heavy stuff over to Oscar's can. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#302] The Alphabet's Sad Day Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. They'll use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#301] Adventure Camp: Rafting/Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbing For their second outing at Nature Trackers Adventure Camp, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and other friends learn about the tree line as they set out to hike up a mountain. Shiny is determined to get to the top of the mountain forest. Buddy wonders if they'll be able to see anything from the mountaintop through the tall trees. The kids are amazed that the higher they hike, the shorter the trees and bushes get! Then they reach the tree line--a certain point on the mountain where trees are really small because they don't have enough air to breathe and the temperature is too cold. In the end, Shiny and all the kids use teamwork to reach the mountaintop together! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#220] The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem The Pig Problem - The Farm / Radio City Music Hall. When the Pig leaves the farm to join the opera, Peg and Cat realize they can't make it without him. Primary Content: Using a calendar Secondary Content: Comparing amounts. The Mariachi Problem - Mexico City. Cat hires a 7-piece Mariachi band to serenade his true love, Rosana. Primary Content: Relative positions - above, below, in front of, behind, next to Secondary Content: Counting to 9. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4825] The Wheel Deal Nina cleans out the bike shop and Oscar wants everything for his trash collection. The Three Pigs Movers figure out how to use wheels to help them move the heavy stuff over to Oscar's can. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#123H] Yuck Or Treat/The Thing from Above The Reef After visiting a spooky cave, Splash and his friends visit the spookiest place they know, the cave of the old hagfish, who lives deep in the abyss. / Dunk gets spooked by a creature in his home and thinks it's a monster, only to discover a Baby Sea Urchin who is hiding from a giant "Thing" that circles in the waters above the reef - Mayor Sting! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Curious George [#601H] School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off * School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one?
    * Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. The noisy alley is the culprit. Will George's efforts to soundproof the chicken coop with recycled materials pay off with egg-cellent results?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17288H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12376] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Amanpour and Company [#126] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37206H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17288H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12376] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Cook's Country [#1108H] Summer Steak and Salad Test cook Christie Morrison makes host Bridget Lancaster the ultimate grilled thick-cut Porterhouse steaks. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried shows host Julia Collin Davison his top pick for paring knives. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of crumbled blue cheese. And finally, test cook Lan Lam makes Julia the best Caesar green beans. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1314H] Uma Casa Restaurant, Ritu Indian Soul Food, Homeroom Mac + Cheese Authentic Portuguese flavors take us to our first spot, Uma Casa Restaurant in San Francisco. And it's in San Francisco, where we stay for the seasonal Indian-cuisine-with-a-twist, that's served up at Ritu Indian Soul Food. Finally it's all about cheesy macaroni, in all its glorious variations, at Homeroom Mac + Cheese in Oakland. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1913H] Santa Clara, Hour One AR is in Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher travel to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose to learn about arts and crafts made by Japanese and Japanese Americans interned in camps during WWII. Highlights include an Italian hotel proprietor's autograph book that includes signatures from John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain; a Margaret Keane "Big Eye" painting; and a collection of 1936-1939 Edward Weston photographs, previously owned by Academy Award-winning special effects artist Warren Newcombe, and now valued at $180,000 to $260, 000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1914H] Santa Clara, Hour Two AR heads to Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser James Supp at the Pacific Pinball Museum to look at vintage pinball machines. Highlights include a Lambert magician automaton, ca. 1900, that is still in working condition; a Ray Bradbury archive collected by Bradbury's high school English teacher; and Fred Myrick scrimshaw tooth, ca. 1830, that has a long history of family folklore and is appraised for $150,000 to $200,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Itzhak Perlman: American Masters [#3006] Explore the life of violinist Itzhak Perlman, a polio survivor whose parents emigrated from Poland to Israel. Conversations with musicians, friends and his wife of 50 years tell the story of this transcendent performer. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation: Risk & Reward [#102H] The World Is Your Oyster As the road trip picks up speed, the team starts making some big breakthroughs. Laura Woop, director of risk management at Tiffany & Co., teaches Jenna about the upside of risk. A stop in Niagara Falls shows Gaby an exciting new side of America. And Alain sees how the insurance world combines work and play when the team attends a music festival with David Shotts, insurer of concerts and events. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour and Company [#127] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Monday, October 15, 2018

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