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KQED 9: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#197] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#165H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    I'll Have What Phil's Having [#103H] Paris Join Phil in the place he calls the "City of Sweets" as he indulges in some of the finest hot chocolate, football-sized croissants and vanilla bombes and searches for the best roast chicken and vegetable-centric dishes in the City of Lights. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Civilizations [#102] How Do We Look? Explore the many functions of the human image in art. Portraits, paintings and sculptures, both life-size and colossal, perform a role-assuaging loss, expressing strength, inspiring fear-and were instrumental in depicting the human body today. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    First Civilizations [#101H] War Examine the process of "destructive creation"-the idea that fear, rivalry and conflict strengthen community bonds while stimulating an arms race of technological progress. The result is civilization. Ancient Mesoamerica exemplifies this development. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3609] Trafficked In America Get the inside story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will in Ohio. An investigation of labor trafficking exposes a criminal network exploiting undocumented minors, companies profiting from forced labor and the US government's role. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Trust Docs [#1001H] Women's Work From Senegal to Sri Lanka, women from all over the world are trailblazing through gender barriers in difficult and often dangerous environments. They are defying cultural norms and finding ways to pursue their dreams and change their future. Many women overcome discrimination giving a new meaning to the term "women's work." duration 24:09   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Trust Docs [#1002H] Colombia's Ghosts of War The 52-year Colombian civil war is not ending without leaving deep scars. As rebels hand over weapons, an entire generation of Colombians is emerging from the conflict to rebuild their nation. While some are struggling more than others, many citizens are rolling up their sleeves to clear out the ghosts of war. duration 21:48   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#508] Elephant Brains! The Wild Kratts are on a mission to figure out the differences between African and Asian elephants. They soon discover that despite their differences, all elephants have lots in common. Like feelings, emotions and real intelligence. Science Concept: Elephants have feelings, emotions and real intelligence. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#408H] Stars of the Tides Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#137H] Castaway Carrot/Jet Can't Sleep After an afternoon on the Moon, Celery, Jet, and Sunspot discover, as they fly to Earth, that they have mistakenly left Carrot on the Moon! Then the saucer malfunctions and they receive news of a possible solar storm headed their way. In a nail-biter, Jet and Sunspot do a mid-outer space repair job - as per Celery's instructions -with Carrot comically adapting to the Moon environment. In the end, the saucer is fixed, Carrot is rescued, and the solar storm heads in the opposite direction of the Moon. / When a loud thunderstorm hits the neighborhood one evening, the Propulsions are woken up. They gather in the kitchen as the noisy storm rages on, and Jet is too excited to get back to sleep. Carrot, Celery, and Sunspot are sympathetic - they're in the same boat! During the night they all learn about Earth storms as compared to storms on other planets. And then they all try to get Jet to fall back asleep, a seemingly impossible task. They use more and more absurd methods, until Celery has a conventional Earthie solution: sing a lullaby. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#308H] Nick's Cricket/Go with the Flow Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won't go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter. Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#207] Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors Garden Impossible - It's a beautiful spring day when Daisy gets an urgent video chat from her best gardening pal, Petunia, who has moved to the city. Petunia has gotten herself into a quite a pickle. The Urban Gardening Club is coming to consider her for club membership in a month. Only trouble is, she doesn't have a garden, and she doesn't know how to grow one in the city. If she can't become a member of the Urban Gardening Club, she doesn't know what she'll do. Not to worry! No garden is impossible for Daisy and her pals! Time to build a city garden! Tally ho! Agents of the Great Outdoors - The Agents of the Great Outdoors are on a super-secret spy mission! Shhh! They're going undercover to find out if the noises animals make are their own way of talking to each other, and whoever finds the answer will get the Golden Badge of Honor. Ooooh! It's so golden and so badge-y and all at the same time. The Agents of the Great Outdoors are on the case! Time to find out if animals communicate! Onward and Yonward! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#114] Curious George's Rocket Ride/Curious George, Station Master * Curious George's Rocket Ride - The International Space Station's food supply has run out, and George is the only one who has the unique skills needed to fly the rocket and deliver the supplies. But George can't help but be curious about what's in those interesting looking containers. Before you know it, George has quite a mess to clean up before the supplies can be launched. Luckily, George's experience with cleaning his room and his knowledge of how shapes fit together helps him put it away in time to get the astronauts their supplies.
    * Curious George, Station Master - George and The Man with the Yellow Hat offer to pick up Bill when his train comes in and when he gets there, Flint Quint, the station master, shows George how he keeps the trains running smoothly and arriving on time. While Flint is eating lunch, George decides he wants to try his hand at being station master and while everything starts off smoothly, pretty soon trains are off schedule, out of order, and very confused. Mr. Quint comes to the rescue, and they put the trains back in the correct number order before they reach the station.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#104] Dancing Shoe/ No Honking Pinkalicious tries on a mysterious pair of shoes. After she puts them on, she can't stop tap dancing! / Peter has a new song to share with his family, but no one seems interested. Maybe it's because his song uses his really loud scooter horn. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#124H] Super Daniel!/Play Pretend * Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way.
    * Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. Daniel and Miss Elaina have fun pretending the box is a space ship and a jungle boat, but O the Owl just sees a big cardboard box. With a little help from his friends, O discovers how much fun it is to pretend!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#126H] Daniel Says I'm Sorry/The Royal Mudpies * Daniel Says I'm Sorry: Daniel, Katerina and Miss Elaina are playing cars at school, until Miss Elaina accidentally upsets Daniel. Teacher Harriet helps the children learn how to apologize to a friend. Later, when Daniel accidentally upsets Katerina, he knows just what he needs to do!
    * The Royal Sand Pies: Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making sand pies in the sandbox. They decide to top off a sand pie with Prince Tuesday's royal crown, but they soon see that this wasn't such a good idea. They learn how to apologize to Prince Tuesday and make the situation better - by helping clean the crown and promising to ask first next time.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#133] Lights Out!/Catching Some Zzzs When Lu's light goes out, Lu has trouble attracting food and seeing down in the Deep, so the kids decide to show her a world filled with light - the reef. There they realize that Lu's light didn't go out, it's just covered with mud. / On a sleepover with Zee, Bubbles is fascinated to learn that Zee is nocturnal. Zee can't help it, she goes out to play and look for food at night! Bubbles is so excited about this new discovery that she tries to stay up with Zee to learn about and explore what it's like to be nocturnal. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4730] Battle of the Chefs Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the "Cast Iron Cook." duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#308H] The Underwater Lost Treasure Pig has almost finished his puzzle when he realizes that the last piece is missing. To solve the mystery of the missing puzzle piece, the Super Readers jump into the book The Under Water Lost Treasure where they meet a treasure-hunting Starfish who needs help. The Super Readers help her to observe and look closely at clues to find just the right treasure. Educational Objectives: To learn to look carefully to find missing things. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters F, L, O, A, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use opposite words to change the story and solve the mysteries for both Pig and Starfish. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#139H] Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits The Desert * Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the "T. rex of the Ocean." Buddy and Paulie compare features and find that they actually have a lot in common.
    * Elmer Visits the Desert - Our Pteranodon family takes their ocean friend Elmer Elasmosaurus on the Dinosaur Train to a place he's never been before: the desert! Once there, the kids compare the sandy terrain to Elmer's ocean, and they meet a local lizard named Percy who tells the tale of his desert home.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#117H] The Perfect Ten Problem/The Long Line Problem The Perfect Ten Problem - TV Show Set. Peg and Cat are judging a singing competition in which all performers must get a rating of exactly ten stars. Primary Content: Adding to 10; Secondary Content: The number 0.
    The Long Line Problem - The Purple Planet. While waiting in a long line, Peg and Cat try to help Richard realize his dream of being first in line for the first time. Primary Content: Ordinal numbers, using a number line; Secondary Content: Positional relationships (in front of/behind), counting to 20.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4730] Battle of the Chefs Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the "Cast Iron Cook." duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#133] Lights Out!/Catching Some Zzzs When Lu's light goes out, Lu has trouble attracting food and seeing down in the Deep, so the kids decide to show her a world filled with light - the reef. There they realize that Lu's light didn't go out, it's just covered with mud. / On a sleepover with Zee, Bubbles is fascinated to learn that Zee is nocturnal. Zee can't help it, she goes out to play and look for food at night! Bubbles is so excited about this new discovery that she tries to stay up with Zee to learn about and explore what it's like to be nocturnal. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Curious George [#114] Curious George's Rocket Ride/Curious George, Station Master * Curious George's Rocket Ride - The International Space Station's food supply has run out, and George is the only one who has the unique skills needed to fly the rocket and deliver the supplies. But George can't help but be curious about what's in those interesting looking containers. Before you know it, George has quite a mess to clean up before the supplies can be launched. Luckily, George's experience with cleaning his room and his knowledge of how shapes fit together helps him put it away in time to get the astronauts their supplies.
    * Curious George, Station Master - George and The Man with the Yellow Hat offer to pick up Bill when his train comes in and when he gets there, Flint Quint, the station master, shows George how he keeps the trains running smoothly and arriving on time. While Flint is eating lunch, George decides he wants to try his hand at being station master and while everything starts off smoothly, pretty soon trains are off schedule, out of order, and very confused. Mr. Quint comes to the rescue, and they put the trains back in the correct number order before they reach the station.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17115H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12213] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives [#408Z] Calf Creek Arrow/Doc Holliday Watch/Black Star Line Certificates * Calf Creek Arrow: An Oklahoma resident discovered an unusual bison skull while fossil hunting in a dry riverbed. Lodged in the bone was a handmade point, which the contributor believes dates back to the Calf Creek culture, around 3000 B.C. Could this be just another hoax or an incredible archeological discovery? HD learns more about this group of nomadic hunter-gatherers, while putting this handmade point through the extreme rigors of modern forensic testing.
    * Doc Holliday Watch: Four years ago, a pawn store clerk in Tulsa, Oklahoma, met a customer with a pawned antique watch, engraved with a potentially historic inscription. Could this watch have been a gift from the fearless frontier lawman Wyatt Earp to the dentist, gambler and gunman "Doc" Holliday, perhaps in gratitude for his help fighting the Clanton outlaw gang at the OK Corral? HD uncovers the surprising facts behind this legendary gunfight and the real relationship between Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday.
    * Black Star Line Certificates: A North Carolina woman recently found two Black Star Line stock certificates that had been purchased by her great grandfather in 1919. She didn't know the significance of the documents, but what looked like a Marcus Garvey signature on the papers saved them from the trashcan. Garvey founded the steamship company through his United Negro Improvement Association in 1919. Could this document be a rare artifact from Garvey's heyday? HD takes a closer look at this controversial and enigmatic figure who fought for economic self-reliance and political self-determination for African Americans.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37083] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17115H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12213] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom [#109H] Small Bites In Chengdu, a snack is called a small bite, or 'xiao chi'. But a 'xiao chi' is really a lot more than just a simple snack. It can be an appetizer, a street food, but it can also be a cleansing of the palate between courses, or when you assemble many on them on a table, they can make a fabulous banquet. On this show Martin takes small bites but tells a big story. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#504H] A Comforting Casserole Casseroles have a place in everyone's heart and home. Today, Lidia shares a delicious and hearty Italian style version of layered casserole of beef, cabbage and potatoes topped with fontina cheese - a one pot meal fit to feed any hungry crowd. Lidia then stews apples and dried fruit in her spiced fruit compote and adds spices like clove and cinnamon - a heartwarming treat. Lastly, she is joined by Grandma for her coffee panna cotta, an easy make-ahead dessert flavored with coffee and sambuca. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Nature [#3510] Natural Born Rebels: Hunger Wars Meet the animals who will steal, cheat and fight to get food, including kleptomaniac crabs, thieving macaques, con artist spiders, tricky tigers, and cannibalistic lizards. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 pm
    Nova Wonders [#101] What Are Animals Saying? Can we crack the code of animal communication? Follow the clues that reveal how animals "talk" to each other from spider thumps and mice mating songs to the intricate signals between our closest relatives, the chimps. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-D (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Nova [#4409H] Chinese Chariot Revealed For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields-dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Speakeasy [#302H] Steve Earle and David Simon Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Steve Earle is joined by Emmy Award- winning producer David Simon for an intimate conversation in this episode of Speakeasy. Earle began his career as a songwriter in 1982 before having his breakthrough 1986's Guitar Town. His 16th studio album, So You Wanna Be an Outlaw, was released in June 2017. Simon is the Emmy Award winning producer behind HBO's The Wire. His latest project The Deuceis coming to HBO in the fall. The pair discuss storytelling through song, politics, and working with Townes Van Zandt. Earle treats the audience to a special performance of songs from his new album including "Goodbye Michelangelo," "The Firebreak Line," and "So You Wannabe an Outlaw." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#198] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#166H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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