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KQED 9: Thursday, July 19, 2018

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Thursday, July 19, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#258] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#214H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom [#106H] That Which Sustains Life Chengdu is known as "The Land of Abundance", thanks in part to Dujiangyan, its centuries-old irrigation system. Martin visits this historical site to witness firsthand the source of Chengdu's fertile farmland, stopping to sample produce from local farms and orchards along the way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Lidia's Kitchen [#514H] Pizza Party Lidia makes pizza the centerpiece for your next party. With a variety of toppings, a salad and dessert, you are ready to go. On the menu is a classic Caesar salad with baby kale and focaccia croutons; individual pizzette with toppings like onion and cheese; chicken and mushroom; pear and gorgonzola and tomato and pecorino. While you have the dough, why not try a dessert pizza, topped with jams, Nutella, chocolate and fruit? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Earth's Natural Wonders - Life at the Extremes [#202] Surviving with Animals Learn why wildlife holds the key to survival for the people who live in some of the world's most extraordinary natural wonders, such as northern Australia, northern Siberia and Vanuatu. But animals can be foes as well as friends. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Himalaya: Kingdoms of the Sky Witness the extraordinary wildlife and remarkable people of Earth's highest mountain range, where Tibetan monks perform ancient rituals, snow leopards prowl the mountainsides and bizarre snub-nosed monkeys survive in frozen forests. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Nova [#4319] Treasures of the Earth: Metals Gold, bronze, iron, steel... metals are pillars of our civilization, but what makes them so special? Discover their unique properties and explore how our mastery of metals has led us from the stone age to today's hi-tech world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4317H] Super Tunnel Follow an army of engineers and designers as they tackle the complex challenge of building Crossrail, a massive new subterranean railway deep beneath the streets of London. duration 55:40   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#302H] When Fish Fly Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#303H] Slider, The Otter The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#140H] A Hammer and a Feather/Commander Mom Sydney shows Jet and Sean a cool experiment - dropping different items from the same height to see which reaches the ground first. That reminds Sean of a video he watched of an astronaut on the Moon dropping a hammer and a feather from the same height. They reach the ground at the same time. And the reason is atmosphere - or lack of it - on the Moon. Jet laughs - really? Wait, what's atmosphere? Well, the kids know the best way to find out - into the wagon/saucer! Our kids and Celery fly to the edge of the Earth's atmosphere to learn what it does... and then go to the Moon. Is the atmosphere around the Moon the same as the Earth's? And what happens when our kids do the hammer-feather drop on the lunar surface? / Sydney brings Jet and Sean to the DSA to visit her mom, DR. AMY SKELLEY, and check out her work. Dr. Skelley is a robotics engineer who makes outer space robotic and gadget dreams a reality. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#103H] Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing * Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together!
    * Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat: The Return of Bad Dog Bart When Hal accidentally unearths Bad Dog Bart's second treasure map which leads to his stolen loot of cat toys, it sets off a dizzying, adventurous journey to be the first to dig up the treasure. Joining Nature Cat and his pals in the race to find the stolen loot is that very bad dog himself Bad Dog Bart. And if that isn't bad enough, there is a tough pirate named One Eared Winnie who also is trying to find the treasure. Arghhh!!! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#101H] 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 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#302H] Visiting Grandpere/The Tiger Family Goes Back Home The Tiger Family is visiting Grandpere's house and Daniel notices all of the things that are different and all of the things that are the same. Then, Grandpere and Daniel spend time together hunting for buried treasure. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#303H] Daniel Makes a Noise Maker/Daniel Makes the Neighborhood Daniel and Katerina are playing "super hero helpers." They use Baby Margaret's rattle as their super-duper noise maker to make sure everyone knows that help is on the way. When Baby Margaret wants her rattle back, Katerina and Daniel create their own super-duper noise makers and continue saving the day! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#136H] Gush's White Whale/Exreme Clean Gush travels with the kids to the Arctic Ocean to finally find the mysterious "horned whale," which has eluded him for a long time. As it turns out, what they see is not really a "horned whale," but a narwhal. / After hearing that a great white shark has a toothache, Splash and friends enlist Denny to help, not realizing that in the world of cleaner shrimp cleaning the teeth of the great white shark is a revered accomplishment. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4706H] Elmo's Sweet Ride Elmo shares his scooter with Zoe and learns how to be patient and wait for his turn, while she practices and learns how to ride. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#318H] Attack of More Man! Red is headed to the park and wants to bring all of her toys, but she can't hold them all and keeps dropping the whole pile. She doesn't know what to do. The Super Readers jump into the comic book Attack of More Man where they find a town's Fun Day Festival in chaos because the mysterious More Man keeps adding Ss to everything and making a mess. The Super Readers must use their super powers to clean it up and return the fun to Fun Day. Educational Objectives: To learn that more isn't always better. Kids will look at words to identify the Ss that make them plural and then remove the Ss. They'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#310H] Classic in the Jurassic - Air, Water and Land/Desert Day and Night Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gleeful as they enjoy their date, exploring the Dinosaur Train's other compartments. Mom and Dad return home to find their kids filled with more happiness than when they left them and their pillows filled with several little bugs from the decomposing log. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#212H] The Awards Show Problem/The Wrong Headed Problem The Awards Show Problem - Radio City Music Hall. Peg and Cat host an awards show that can only last seven minutes. Primary Content: Minutes and seconds Secondary Content: Greater than, less than.
    The Wrong Headed Problem - Peg's House / Mega Mall / Prehistoric Valley / North Pole. When Peg's hat shrinks in the dryer, Mac leads Peg searching for something - anything - big enough to fit her head. Primary Content: Comparing attributes Secondary Content: Size correspondence.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Learn to Play Guitar in a Day with Marlene Hutchinson Marlene Hutchinson shares her simple method of learning to play guitar quickly. Developed on the concept that everyone can learn to play the guitar and that it can be easy and fun, Marlene guides you through the most basic information including positioning the guitar and tuning, to playing songs right away. duration 57:30  
  • 2:00 pm
    Non-Opioid Pain Relief W/Dr. Martin Rossman The confluence of patients in pain, well-meaning doctors trying to help, and a multi-billion-dollar pain medication industry has resulted in an opioid drug crisis that is taking the lives of 45,000 Americans a year. The educated public, and medical thought leaders are getting vocal about finding other ways to relieve pain and symptoms like anxiety and insomnia without first resorting to addictive and often toxic drugs. Dr. Martin Rossman, a Bay Area physician and acupuncturist for over 40 years, in conversation with KQED's Greg Sherwood, will share from a lifetime of experience working with people with pain, using an integrative approach including acupuncture, nutritional, and mind/body medicine. duration 29:00  
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17200H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12314] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives Special Investigations [#104H] Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? In one of history's most fascinating unsolved mysteries, former Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa went missing on July 30, 1975, never to be found. Hoffa, a hero to many working Americans, played a major role in the growth and development of the trucking union. But he fell afoul of the law, with allegations that the powerful pension fund was under mob control and used, among other things, to finance Vegas casinos. What exactly happened to Hoffa that day, and why? Recently declassified FBI files and interviews with people close to the story allow a detailed accounting of what likely occurred. The investigation is an exploration of Hoffa's final days and hours and a revelatory window on power and corruption in the post-war era labor movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37144] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17200H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12314] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#1003H] Decorative Breads Take your bread-baking skills to the next level to make three boulangerie- quality breads: a crusty golden brown artisanal boule, a unique "edible landscape" onion and leek focaccia, and a buttery, multi-layered brioche feuilletee. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1307H] Acacia House by Chris Cosentino, Iyasare, Franciscan Crab Restaurant Acacia House by Chris Cosentino, the Top Chef Master's newest restaurant, draws on the bounty of its Napa Valley setting to offer dishes like lamb tartare and Iberico pork schnitzel paired with local wines. Next, from bacon-wrapped mochi to Okonomiyaki pancakes, elevated Japanese comfort food delights at Iyasare in Berkeley. And, sizzling seafood platters served alongside sensational Bay views has kept Franciscan Crab Restaurant a Fisherman's Wharf mainstay for more than sixty years. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Wings Over Grand Canyon Wings Over Grand Canyon transports the viewer into landscapes of magic and mystery, many seen this way for the first time. Winging over regions where few are allowed to fly, the aerial team expands a viewers' vision of what we think of as the Grand Canyon. Following the Colorado River from Castle Valley in Utah to the Grand Canyon in Arizona and Lake Mead in Nevada, the breathtaking journey covers over a thousand air miles to capture an endless variety of stunning imagery. duration 56:53   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Benise: Fuego! Spirit of Spain It's one hot night as Benise unveils his fourth PBS special, "Fuego! Spirit of Spain." Benise, "The Prince of Spanish Guitar," takes us on a romantic and exotic journey of music and dance that celebrates the fire, passion, and spirit of Spain. Benise adds his signature guitar twist on such classics as Granada, Malaguena, Moonlight Sonata, Asturias, and Adagio. A beautiful and charming Spanish courtyard is the backdrop as Benise debuts all new music, dance, and costumes. A musical adventure that includes the 'Dress of a Thousand Roses', the world's largest Flamenco fan, and many more surprises duration 1:26:53   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Jesse Cook: Live In Concert This unique live concert experience featuring gorgeous visuals, innovative video projection and unparalleled musicianship. It was recorded live in concert at the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario May 2012; platinum-selling guitar sensation Jesse Cook takes viewers on a musical journey of discovery with his blend of rumba, flamenco, and salsa guitar. duration 1:26:35   TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#215H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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