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KQED 9: Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

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Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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)
  • 3:00 am
    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)
  • 4:00 am
    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
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#509] Sloth Bear Suction While in India, the Wild Kratts try to figure out if a Sloth bear is a bear or a sloth? They soon discover some unique creature powers of this animal, including special features that enable it to harness the power of suction to acquire food. Science Concept: Physics - suction. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#409H] The Last Largest Lobster The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#139] Not A Sound/Mindy In Space The kids get information from Dr. Rafferty and then travel to outer space to confirm the amazing fact that there is no sound in outer space... even though Jet is convinced he's heard sounds all over the solar system. / After Mindy laments the fact that she's still only 4 and still can't go to space with the other kids, Sydney, Jet, Sean, and Sunspot plan a full makeshift, cobbled together "Day in Space" right there in Jet's yard. Mindy's day ends on a nearby hilltop where they all watch a real, amazing, actual space event - the Leonid Meteor Showers shooting across the sky! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#132] Stripy Safari/Wool Stripy Safari - Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes mean different things to different animals - the stripes of Jake the coral snake tells other animals to stay away, and Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And best of all, Cat discovers that his stripes are just right for him! Wool - Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's Farm is the perfect place to get more. The Cat, Nick and Sally have fun helping Finola get the wool from Feleecia the sheep and then turning it into yarn. Now Sally can teach Nick how to knit his own scarf! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#205] 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 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#115] Curious George and the Dam Builders/Curious George's Low High Score * Curious George and the Dam Builders - George gets acquainted with a family of beavers when he notices the impact their dam has on his favorite pond. Building a dam looks like so much fun that George decides to build his own. But when a sudden downpour sweeps both dams away, George and the beavers have to figure out how to repair the damage together or their beloved pond won't be a good place for beavers or monkeys!
    * Curious George's Low High Score - George can't understand why his high score of 257 isn't a winner when he plays his first game of mini-golf with Steve and Betsy. How can a small number be worth more than a big number? After getting the lowdown on the principles of mini-golf, George is determined to get a low score next time, and so he builds his own mini-golf course for practice.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#105] Sand Palace/Zoo Day Pinkalicious gets an idea to build a sand palace for the sand castle competition. She insists on doing it herself and discovers all sorts of natural objects to fulfill to her grand vision. But will she be able to finish it in time? / It's Teddy Bear Day at the zoo! Pinkalicious and Peter introduce their favorite stuffed bears to all sorts of animals and have fun mimicking their behavior. Along the way, Pinkalicious' teddy, Henrietta, is taken by a mischievous monkey. Will Pinkalicious rescue her in time for the Teddy Bear picnic? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#125H] Daniel Uses His Words/All Aboard! * Daniel Uses his Words: Daniel is playing "farm" today, but when Mom Tiger is cleaning up, she accidentally ruins Daniel's game. Grrr! Mom teaches Daniel to express his feelings so she can understand why he is upset. Once Daniel uses his words, Mom helps him rebuild his farm. * All Aboard!: The kids are playing "train" at school, but things aren't going Katerina's way. Meow! Soon, Katerina learns that people will not be able to help her if they don't understand why she is upset. When she explains her feelings, the children know how to help so that they can all play happily together! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#127H] Calm for Storytime/Calm at the Clock Factory * Calm for Storytime: The children are going to the Neighborhood Library for story time and all the excitement has made them feel a bit silly. Prince Wednesday has a hard time getting calm for the library, but discovers that there are times to be calm and times when it's more than okay to be silly.
    * Calm at the Clock Factory: Daniel and his friends are visiting Dad Tiger's Clock Factory. Daniel is so excited to show off his dad and the clocks he makes that he is having trouble staying calm. He learns that there are places where you need to be calm and places where it's okay to be silly.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#134] The Job Search/Reeftown's Got Talent! When Splash and the others want to play with Dorsal, he tells them that first he needs to do his "job," which that day is using his echolocation to help his group find food. Splash and the others wonder if they need "jobs" to do in Reeftown and try to figure out what those would be. / To honor his talented Reeftown friends, Splash creates a talent show for everyone to show off their abilities. Splash then laments that he's got so many talented friends, but he has no talent to show. His friends remind him that his talent is making friends and organizing events like the talent show. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4732] Rudy Lets Loose Abby and Rosita help watch over Grover's dogs, but Rudy scares the dogs when he tries to pet them. Rudy uses Abby's wand and turns himself into a dog so Grover's dogs will be friends with him. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#151Z] King Midas Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#203H] Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature! * The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky.
    * When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. Shiny thinks that a clubhouse needs a club, and "the Nature Trackers" club is born! The kids decide to make their club about getting outside, getting into nature, and making new discoveries. The only problem is: which kid is in charge of the club?
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#119H] The Big Dog Problem/The Three Friends Problem The Big Dog Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg's Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog. Primary Content: Height; Secondary Content: Direction, sets that can't be divided equally.
    The Three Friends Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what's wrong with Cat. Primary Content: Bar graphs; Secondary Content: More, less.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time Hosted by singer Mel Torme, this documentary chronicles the career of Frank Sinatra. It focuses on Sinatra's career from the 1940s through the 1960s, using archival footage and clips of Sinatra in newsreels, television programs, and films, interspersed with comments by Torme and excerpts from interviews with lyricist Sammy Cahn, singer/television personality Dinah Shore, film critic Leonard Maltin, and music critic John Rockwell. Touching briefly on his personal life, the program chronicles Sinatra's rise in the music world, his acting career, and his involvement in politics and fundraising.
    Songs performed include "It Was A Very Good Year", "Fly Me To The Moon" "Ol' Man River", "Stardust", "Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week", "You Make Me Feel So Young" ,"I've Got The World On A String", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "Come Fly With Me" , "One For My Baby" and many more.
    duration 1:28:08   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17116H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12214] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives [#1001H] Rock Music Elyse Luray and Wes Cowan investigate whether they have found rock's Holy Grail, the long-lost electric Fender Stratocaster Bob Dylan plugged in at the '65 Newport Folk Festival, changing rock 'n' roll forever. Tukufu Zuberi tracks down some autographs allegedly signed for two brothers in Miami Beach during the Beatles' legendary 1964 "British Invasion" tour of the United States. Finally, Gwendolyn Wright investigates a $5 thrift store find and unearths a little-known artistic side of musical iconoclast Frank Zappa. duration 53:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37084] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17116H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12214] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#912H] Classic Italian Cookies In Italian, la dolce vita means the sweet life so it seems fitting that Italians eat cookies at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On today's show, Martha shares three scrumptious recipes including Sicilian buccellati cookies filled with a delicious combination of pecans, figs, and raisins, Italian wafer cookies known as pizzelle, and the distinctive diamond-shaped zaleti found throughout Venice. You'll definitely want to add these to your repertoire! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1301H] Speisekammer German Restaurant, Kate's Kitchen, ADEGA Sauerbraten, schnitzel and traditional German fare at Speisekammer German Restaurant in Alameda take the lead in this episode. Then it's back to breakfast and Southern-style comfort food at Kate's Kitchen in San Francisco... until we finish in San Jose's "Little Portugal", with a Michelin-starred destination serving Portuguese cuisine, called ADEGA. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Rick Steves' Most Romantic European Adventures In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture, and ends this segment in Assisi - the hometown of St. Francis - which retains its spiritual aura to this day.
    Then, explore the confidence and unique traditions of Siena, then head into wine country for a little dolce vita under the Tuscan sun.
    Next, by train, bike, and boat, visit the top Dutch sights outside of Amsterdam.
    Later, in the shadow of Venice, visit three great cities: Padua, Verona and Ravenna.
    Finally, explore Italy's most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, and visit five tiny port towns.
    duration 3:26:57  
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#719H] Treat Yo Self: A Conversation with Alan Yang Parks and Recreation and Master of None writer Alan Yang talks about making up for lost time, writing for the Harvard Lampoon, and putting stories from his personal life into the show. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#199] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#167H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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