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KQED 9: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#257] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#213H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#807H] Roasted Coastal Lamb & Dried Kelp In this episode, Niklas travels to Austevoll, an island just outside Bergen in Western Norway, where he meets up with an award-winning chef. Niklas is introduced to the best produce of the season, along with coastal lamb and lobster. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#706H] 5 Ingredients Spells Dinner The best chefs know that beans can round out a meal with extra flavor and texture, and today we have two of the best chefs. Joey Campanaro of New York's Little Own makes an amazing salad dressing chicken with escarole and bean salad on the side, and chef Ming Tsai joins his old buddy Sara to make black bean scallops and zucchini. Then, it's a fascinating visit with an expert on raw milk cheeses Mother Noella Marcellino, a microbiologist and Benedictine nun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    10 Monuments That Changed America Tour wholly original American monuments and explore surprising stories behind American favorites. Examine the battles over how to remember our past, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the controversial Confederate soldier monuments. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    No Passport Required [#102H] New Orleans Chef Marcus Samuelsson discovers how Vietnamese cuisine and culture have influenced the city in delicious ways. From pho to banh mi, he learns how young chefs are taking culinary traditions and translating them for a new, multicultural generation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3610] Blackout In Puerto Rico An investigation into the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. With NPR, the film examines how the federal response, Wall Street, and years of neglect have left the island struggling to survive. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Breaking Big [#103] Danai Gurira See how Tony Award-nominated writer Gurira made the leap from storyteller to Hollywood superstar. The Zimbabwe native yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays, but ended up starring in the mega-hit Black Panther. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1503H] Know Where Home Is The road-trippers reach O?ahu, their third and final island destination; while there, they take a once-in-a-lifetime trip up Mount Ka'ala-the island's highest mountain-and visit a private U.S. Army nature reserve at the peak. Then Tehani, Traven, and Keakealani head to the North Shore to check out the infamous Pipe Masters surfing contest and interview Surfline's lead forecaster Kevin Wallis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#310H] Where The Bison Roam When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#301H] Hermit Crab Shell Exchange Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#210H] Try and Try Again/Racing On Sunshine Jet's robot Jet 2 needs new wheels if he's going to be able to rove over the surface of Mars. Jet and the kids try a bunch of different wheels, without success. In the end, they borrow the wheels from Mitchell's scooter, so Jet 2 can successfully navigate on Mars. The kids enter their karts in the big kid-kart derby, but this year they all have to design solar powered karts. Jet learns how solar panels work, and how batteries save up the energy so you can race even when clouds cover the Sun. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#102H] I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home! * I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night!
    * Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#205H] Lets Talk Turkey Vulture/Prescription: Nature Let's Talk Turkey Vulture - It's a crisp autumn day and Nature Cat and his pals are raking leaves in their backyard when a large creepy shadow suddenly covers them. Nature Cat looks up to see big bald birds swooping over their heads. What are those things? And what do they want? Ahhhh! The scary birds come down to introduce themselves as Tammy and Tobias. The gang learns that they're turkey vultures, and despite their intimidating appearance, they come in peace, man! Prescription: Nature - Hal has been inside his doghouse all week trying to build a Squeak-a-saurus Rex, a model Tyrannosaurs Rex built completely out of squeak toys. It's gonna be fabuladocious! But every time he's about to be finished, the model breaks apart, making Hal very frustrated and tired. He'll never get his Squeak-a-saurus Rex finished!! Dr. Daisy has the remedy. A dose of nature should do the trick! It's time for Hal to take a break and go outside! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#704H] Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye * Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely.
    * Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. George chases Toots out of the Man but now the germ wants to spread to other people. Can George stop Toots before they catch the infectious tune?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#110H] Peter's Blues/Pink Raspberry Peter is feeling down and learns to play the blues on the harmonica. Expressing your feelings through music can make you feel better! Maybe Peter can cheer up his friends and family, too. But not everyone responds to music the same way. / Peter learns how to make a raspberry sound from baby Saffron, sparking an idea - to host a silly song contest. Peter really wants to win, but he has trouble coming up with an original silly sound until he teams up with an expert - Saffron. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#115H] The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes * The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, all of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'
    * The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. Daniel has to make several choices throughout the day, culminating in one BIG group decision: King Friday announces that the kids can choose one new piece of playground equipment and everyone gets to speak up for what they want by voting!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#301H] Tiger Family Trip The Tiger Family is heading out on a road trip to Grandpere's house! At first, Daniel doesn't know what to expect on the ride, but when Mom Tiger gives him a helpful map, he learns that there are duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#135H] Mo's Sunburn/Imagin-Ocean Dunk's cousin Mo comes to visit everyone in the reef, because he has a sunburn from spending too much time sunning himself above the surface. Looking to get as far away from the warmth of the sun as possible, the kids take Mo down to the Arctic, but he quickly realizes it is too cold for him there. / Splash and friends are having a great time pretending to be different fish, but Finny isn't good at pretending she is a fin whale because she is not used to using her imagination. Together, the kids teach Finny how to have fun harnessing the power of her imagination, while also learning about fin whales. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4731H] Hello Rudy Abby is excited to meet her new stepbrother, Rudy, for the first time. Rosita and Elmo help Abby look out for him so she can see Rudy as soon as he gets to Sesame Street.? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#317H] Mathis' Book of Why Pig and Princess are scanning the sky for rainbows, but they can't find any and they don't know why. This is a super big problem and to solve it The Super Readers jump into the book Mathis' Book of Why. There they meet Mathis, a curious kid who loves to ask WHY? He introduces them to a singing cloud, sun, and rainbow they can ask WHY? for themselves and find the answer. Educational Objectives: To learn to look for answers in books. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters J, E, and T. They'll use the power to read to choose just the right word to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#309H] Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race/King & Crystal Live! 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 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#208H] Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 2 Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 2 Washington, D.C. Peg and Cat call everyone they know to save the earth from a planet-sized Pig's behind. Primary Content: Shapes Secondary Content: Time. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4731H] Hello Rudy Abby is excited to meet her new stepbrother, Rudy, for the first time. Rosita and Elmo help Abby look out for him so she can see Rudy as soon as he gets to Sesame Street.? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#135H] Mo's Sunburn/Imagin-Ocean Dunk's cousin Mo comes to visit everyone in the reef, because he has a sunburn from spending too much time sunning himself above the surface. Looking to get as far away from the warmth of the sun as possible, the kids take Mo down to the Arctic, but he quickly realizes it is too cold for him there. / Splash and friends are having a great time pretending to be different fish, but Finny isn't good at pretending she is a fin whale because she is not used to using her imagination. Together, the kids teach Finny how to have fun harnessing the power of her imagination, while also learning about fin whales. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Curious George [#704H] Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye * Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely.
    * Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. George chases Toots out of the Man but now the germ wants to spread to other people. Can George stop Toots before they catch the infectious tune?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17199H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12313] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives Special Investigations [#103H] Texas Servant Girl Murders In 1885, six African-American servants and two white society women were killed in Austin, Texas - almost all bludgeoned with an ax, dragged from their beds and raped. As quickly as the killings started, they stopped. No killer was ever identified. Desperate to find someone to blame, the authorities first rounded up hundreds of black men. Later, they pointed the finger at a white man, James Philips, whom they accused of murdering his teenage bride. Although Philips was eventually acquitted, the trial was akin to the OJ Simpson trial, with sensational, lurid details spilling out in court. After the furor and panic died down, so did the memory of the killings. Can the History Detectives solve these murders? They pore over the records and apply cutting-edge police techniques to determine who killed the servant girls of Austin. duration 55:46   STEREO TV14
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37143] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17199H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12313] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    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
  • 7:30 pm
    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
  • 8:00 pm
    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)
  • 9:00 pm
    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)
  • 10:00 pm
    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)
  • 11:00 pm
    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
  • 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
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