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KQED 9: Friday, July 20, 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.

Friday, July 20, 2018
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:30 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#304H] Mosquito Dragon When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#311H] Crocogator Contest A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what the differences are between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#139H] 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 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#104H] A Plan for Sand/Whale Music * A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate.
    * Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best singing teacher in the world, Humphrey the Humpback Whale! While bobbing in the ocean, Humphrey teaches the kids that whales communicate by singing, and that it's not how you sing that matters, but what you're saying in the song. The kids return home to delight their mothers with their song!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#107H] Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?!/For the Birdies! * Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?! Oh no! A long-awaited play date with Daisy's butterfly friends is at risk because there are no flowers around for the butterflies to feed on. When all seems lost, Nature Cat steps up to save the day. He and his pals decide to build a new butterfly garden before the butterflies have to fly off.
    * For the Birdies! - With winter approaching, and the neighborhood birds' food sources dwindling, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy set out to build bird feeders, to give the birds a much needed food boost for the winter months. But building the feeders and setting out the food is much easier said than done!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#501H] George and Marco Sound It Out/A Monkey's Duckling * George and Marco Sound It Out - Nothing can stop George from listening to his favorite band, Lobos de Plata, a Latin band that plays in Endless Park. So when the bandstand is taken down, George goes on a mission with his friend and band-member, 8 year-old Marco, to find a perfect place for the band to play. After a day of checking the acoustics at Pisghetti's, the zoo, and George's lobby, their last hope is the museum. Will it have a room that is quiet, won't produce echoes, and is large enough for an entire band?
    * A Monkey's Duckling - George is so anxious for Dumpling Duck's eggs to hatch that he takes over as chief egg-sitter when Dumpling takes a break. When the first duckling emerges and sees George, he thinks the monkey is his mama! As George shows his doting protege the differences between a monkey and a duck, can he convince the duckling that birds of a feather should flock together?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#111H] Pink Lemonade/Pink Shoes Pinkalicious and Peter start a lemonade stand to save up money to buy new art supplies and toys. The only problem? No customers! If they want to make some money, they'll have to get creative but how? Hopscotch-Palooza is here, and Pinkalicious can't wait to play, but her favorite pink sneakers are too small. With a little help from her mom, she makes a new pair that are even more pinka-perfect than her old shoes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#305H] The Neighborhood Fall Festival/Field Day at School The neighbors are busy decorating for the big Fall Festival when a gust of wind knocks down Music Man Stan's hard work. Daniel and his friends help rebuild the scene and learn that everyone's abilities are different - what's important is that you do your best. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#306H] Daniel and Margaret Play School/Treasure Hunt at the Castle Teacher Daniel is playing "school" today, but his "student," Baby Margaret, just won't cooperate! Big brother Daniel thinks of a way that he and Margaret can have fun together, and "school" can stay in session! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#137H] The End of the Ocean/Antarctic Ranger The Reeftown Rangers wonder where the end of the ocean is, or if the ocean even has an end. They venture out to find the end of the ocean and discover a rainbow salmon, Sal, who teaches them about the difference between fresh water and seawater, and about where all the water goes beyond the ocean. / Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple travel to the Antarctic and meet a new friend, Dive, a gentoo penguin who can live in and out of the water. Dive wants to be a Reeftown Ranger, but needs to learn that he is not just like a fish! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4705H] Having A Ball When Saul the Ball is disappointed that he can't play ball with Elmo and Rosita inside the house, Elmo and Rosita help him use his imagination to play other games. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#319H] Tilden The Caterpillar Princess Pea has found a cocoon in her yard and can't wait for it to turn into a butterfly, but it's taking so long! To find out why, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a little caterpillar in a big hurry. They'll have to help him prepare to transform into a butterfly. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's hard to be patient, but it's worth the wait. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters L, E, A, and F. They'll practice the magic of spelling and 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 [#311H] Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-off/Back in Time The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are back for another adventure and this time they'll be travelling to a rainforest! Once they arrive in the dense, overgrown rainforest, the campers explore different levels of the ecosystem, including the forest floor and the canopy of leaves at the top of the forest. After a hike through the rainforest, the campers' fun adventure culminates as each kid takes a ride on a zip line, where they all get a bird's eye view of the entire rainforest! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#211H] The Poetry Problem/The Disappearing Art Problem The Poetry Problem - Amherst / Purple Planet / Peg's Pizza Place / Mega Mall. Peg and Cat lead Emily Dickinson far and wide in search of a rhyming pattern for her new poem. Primary Content: Patterns Secondary Content: One thousand Art Museum.
    The Disappearing Art Problem - It's a nightmare for art museum guards Peg and Cat: Shapes are being stolen right off the paintings! Primary Content: Identifying flat shapes Secondary Content: Assembling shapes to make new shapes.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4705H] Having A Ball When Saul the Ball is disappointed that he can't play ball with Elmo and Rosita inside the house, Elmo and Rosita help him use his imagination to play other games. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#137H] The End of the Ocean/Antarctic Ranger The Reeftown Rangers wonder where the end of the ocean is, or if the ocean even has an end. They venture out to find the end of the ocean and discover a rainbow salmon, Sal, who teaches them about the difference between fresh water and seawater, and about where all the water goes beyond the ocean. / Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple travel to the Antarctic and meet a new friend, Dive, a gentoo penguin who can live in and out of the water. Dive wants to be a Reeftown Ranger, but needs to learn that he is not just like a fish! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Curious George [#501H] George and Marco Sound It Out/A Monkey's Duckling * George and Marco Sound It Out - Nothing can stop George from listening to his favorite band, Lobos de Plata, a Latin band that plays in Endless Park. So when the bandstand is taken down, George goes on a mission with his friend and band-member, 8 year-old Marco, to find a perfect place for the band to play. After a day of checking the acoustics at Pisghetti's, the zoo, and George's lobby, their last hope is the museum. Will it have a room that is quiet, won't produce echoes, and is large enough for an entire band?
    * A Monkey's Duckling - George is so anxious for Dumpling Duck's eggs to hatch that he takes over as chief egg-sitter when Dumpling takes a break. When the first duckling emerges and sees George, he thinks the monkey is his mama! As George shows his doting protege the differences between a monkey and a duck, can he convince the duckling that birds of a feather should flock together?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17201H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12315] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Bones of Badger Hole, A Time Team America Presentation Working against a 3-day deadline Time Team America digs for the skeletons of long extinct bison that roamed Oklahoma 10,000 years ago. Could this be the largest bison kill site in North America from the Folsom period? What can we learn about bison behavior, hunting practices and what hunters understood about their quarry? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37145] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17201H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12315] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#538H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week [#5803] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1305H] Welcome to the Neighborhood When artist Mildred Howard, daughter of legendary Berkeley activist Mable Howard, loses her South Berkeley home due to soaring rental prices, it costs Berkeley a piece of its history and its legacy. This story of an African American family illuminates both personal power to create possibilities in adversity, and the broader issue of gentrification and a housing crisis that threatens a community's diversity. duration 27:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    People's Palace: San Francisco City Hall 100 Years One of the most extraordinary civic buildings in America, San Francisco's City Hall rose from the rubble of the 1906 earthquake to become both the symbol of a resilient citizenry and the epicenter of a city in constant change. The People's Palace commemorates this remarkable piece of architecture and the dramatic events that have taken place under its dome: labor strife, political assassinations, civil rights struggles, and celebrations that have forged the character of contemporary San Francisco. Featuring interviews with mayors, journalists, scholars, and everyday citizens who have witnessed history within its walls, including Dianne Feinstein, Willie Brown, Belva Davis, Robert Cherny and Gary Kamiya. duration 28:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#506H] Puddings For their Signature challenge, the bakers go all out with two types of sponge puddings. In the Technical, they face Queen of Pudding, a recipe direct from the archives of Mary Berry. A Showstopper strudel stretches them to their limits. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Food Flirts [#101H] Burger Meets Dosa Follow the Brass sisters as they tackle their burger bucket list, then "flirt" their way into an Indian kitchen to uncover the mystique of Indian dosa. After some careful experimentation in their home kitchen, they serve up a cheeseburger dosa. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Food Flirts [#102H] Pastrami Meets Ramen Join the sisters as they learn how artisan pastrami is crafted, take a ramen noodle and broth-making lesson, teach viewers about the Jewish comfort food noodle kugel and then give birth to the pastrami ramen noodle kugel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Film School Shorts [#508H] Border Crossings Two short films follow families as they travel great distances, both physically and emotionally, to find a new home: We are the Immigrants by Catalina Matamoros Puerto and Sweet, Sweet Country by Dehanza Rogers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Firing Line with Margaret Hoover [#105] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#260] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    BBC World News On PBS [#129H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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