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KQED 9: Thursday, November 2, 2017

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

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23228] (original air date 11/1/2017) We begin with yesterday's terror attack in New York City. Charlie is joined by Fran Townsend, former Homeland Security adviser to United States President George W. Bush and senior National Security analyst for CBS News.
    *We continue with Robert Gates, former director of the C.I.A. under George H.W. Bush and former secretary of defense under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
    *We conclude with Kurt Andersen, author of "Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Pati's Mexican Table [#607H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1012H] Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland. duration 24:35   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#3504H] H Is for Hawk: A New Chapter Helen Macdonald's best-selling book H Is for Hawk told the saga of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. Now she digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild and raising a goshawk of her own. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4417H] Killer Hurricanes Follow a team of experts investigating the Great Hurricane of 1780 that killed more people than any other Caribbean hurricane. Discover what made the storm so deadly and whether mega-storms are more likely to strike in our rapidly changing climate. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3603H] Putin's Revenge, Part 2 How the U.S. struggled to confront Vladimir Putin over Russian involvement in the 2016 election. The film investigates how revenge may have motivated Putin to target American democracy, and the U.S. responses under Presidents Obama and Trump. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#105H] Battle Lines/Roaring Back A new lion's arrival sparks a conflict among Gorongosa's dominant lions. Joyce has questions about the mysterious behavior of the Gorongosa's elephants, and Bob tastes the danger of crop-raiding elephants. Joyce has a breakthrough with the elephants. duration 55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#701H] Clever Ideas Thomas' Tall Friend - Thomas is given the special job of delivering a giraffe to the Sodor Wildlife Centre. He is so excited about making friends with the giraffe that he doesn't go straight to the Wildlife Centre as instructed. Instead, Thomas collects leaves and fresh fruit from the other engines to give to the giraffe. By the time Thomas arrives at the Wildlife Centre, the giraffe has settled down in is truck and fallen asleep. Now Thomas can't wake the giraffe to deliver him to his new home. Thomas decides to find someone who really knows how to look after giraffes properly. He races back to the Docks and collects a giraffe keeper who can look after the giraffe. The giraffe is soon delivered to the Wildlife Centre. Everyone is so happy to meet the new giraffe. James in the Dark - Fixing a mistake James refuses to wear a lamp for working at night because it looks "silly". Then, because he can't see very well, he picks up the wrong people - farmers and animals instead of VIPs for a grand concert. James realizes his mistake, takes the farmers and animals to their destination, and returns to the concert. Thomas and Edward have picked up the VIPs James missed. All three engines use their lamps to light the concert at the end. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#213H] Step This Way/Anything You Can Do * Step This Way - The kids are playing dressup, with Sally wearing her mom's shoes, and Nick wearing his dad's shoes. They're having trouble walking, and the Cat thinks it's because their feet are the wrong shape. But doesn't everyone have the same shaped feet? Not at all! The Cat takes them to the Jungle of Bingle-Bungle Boo to meet his friends Emily the teal, Mikey the lemur and Greg the Gecko. They see that animals have differently shaped feet to help them do different things! You need the right feet for the right job!
    * Anything You Can Do - Nick and Sally are pretending to be The Cat in the Hat. But there's only one Cat, no doubt about that! Pretending to be other people is hard. The Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet his good friend Mimi the Mimic Octopus to learn some tips on how to pretend to be someone else. They learn how to observe, pick out something special about the person and then copy it. Mimi does it to protect herself, but now Nick and Sally can pretend to be the one and only Cat!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#114H] A Visit from Uncle Zucchini/Mindy's Weather Report * A Visit from Uncle Zucchini - Celery's brother, Zucchini, and his pet,Moonbeam, decide to visit the Propulsions, but get lost along the way. The kids have to figure out where on Earth he is. As it turns out, Uncle Zucchini never made it to Earth, but has landed on a place that sort of resembles Earth - Titan, Saturn's largest moon! Titan has Earth-like features such as oceans, mountains, and an atmosphere. Curriculum: Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and the second largest in the solar system. Titan has lots of conditions that make it similar to Earth, including an atmosphere with clouds and a golden haze, and liquid oceans.
    * Mindy's Weather Report - Mindy and Sunspot, watching a weather report broadcast on FACE 9000's screen, learn of a huge storm system on Saturn. When the other kids hear about it, they mistakenly assume the storm is somewhere local. Mayhem ensues as the misinformation spreads and everyone rushes around to prepare, while Mindy meanwhile "broadcasts" her own weather report from Jet's house. Curriculum: Earth is not the only planet with storms! Although we have big hurricanes here that typically last up to a week, Saturn is home to a hexagonal group of hurricanes locked into place around Saturn's north pole, that may have been going on for hundreds of years.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#422H] Baby Tooth & Kid Musky When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#135H] Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania Plants Got the Moves - Daisy has being getting ready for months for the Animal Science Fair, which is later on in the woods. Man-oh-man is Daisy ready with her terrific exhibit, which shows how bean seeds grow. But before going to the fair, a gust of wind blows, knocking over her science fair project and ruining it. Daisy needs help to try and find another science project to exhibit at the Animal Science Fair and gets inspiration from an unlikely source: plants that move! Magnet Mania - You ever hear of Ole' Lucky the Lodestone? Well, it's only the biggest magnetic rock the word's ever seen that can attract things with iron in it, and the final destination for the gang's celebration of Magnet Mania! But there is one problem, how do they go North to get to Ole' Lucky when they have no compass? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#402H] The Big Picture/Juicy George * The Big Picture - George loves imitating the Cerulean Warbler's distinct chirp and is aghast when the Man with the Yellow Hat tells him that his favorite bird is on the endangered species list. Not to worry, the Man just wrote a book to make people aware that the bird needs assistance. But unfortunately, stores don't want to carry the book because, at 1,400 pages, it looks like a boring scientific tome. Fortunately, George runs into Steve who has lots of idea for promoting his lemonade stand. This prompts George to come up with an idea of his own -- paint an empty billboard with a razzle-dazzle picture to help promote the book. Easier said than done and even when done, will it help sell the book and spread the bird word?
    * Juicy George - George has never seen a farmer's market before and finding one on his doorstep is just about the best thing ever -- until he drinks Juicy Jay's special blended juice and then that's the best thing ever! When the farmer's market leaves and there's no more juice, the Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide they need their own juicer. As they start to unpack their new purchase, the Man gets called away. A smart monkey can figure out a juicer on his own and recreate the special juice, right? It's certainly not as easy as it seems and certainly not a mess-free process! Although he has a few missteps (amazing how mushed vegetables can fly all the way to the ceiling), George masters the juicer. But will he be able to make the juice he and the Man think is the best ever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#403H] Girl Meets Monkey/Curious George Ramps It Up * Girl Meets Monkey - George opens the chicken coop at the Renkins' farm and finds - wait -- a little girl?! Mrs. Renkins introduces George to Allie, her 5-year-old granddaughter who's spending her summer in the country. Allie is thrilled to meet George and practically runs out of breath asking him a million questions. She wants to know what it's like to be a monkey, and George spends an entire day showing her, which includes climbing high in a tree to see where Jumpy squirrel lives. When George climbs down the tree though, he finds that Allie is afraid to follow him. Not that Allie minds being stuck in the tree...she speaks squirrel, you know. Still, George knows girls can't live in trees. He needs to bring out Allie's inner monkey and get her down from the tree!
    * Curious George Ramps It Up - Hundley takes it upon himself to return the toy a baby dropped in his lobby. But when George sees Hundley racing down the street with the toy in his mouth, George thinks he wants to play, and this delays Hundley. Hundley is not happy to see the baby drive off in a bus sans toy and is even more upset when Gnocchi, who wants in on the fun, grabs the toy and disappears through Pisghetti's basement window. George and Hundley follow Gnocchi into the basement, only to have the door lock behind them. Uh-oh. George and Gnocchi can climb up and out the window, but Hundley can't. George comes to the rescue by constructing a ramp leading to the window that even the littlest Daschund legs can climb. Now they just need to figure out where that baby went.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#202H] The Baby Is Here The baby is about to arrive and everyone is so excited! Mom and Dad head to the hospital while Daniel and Grandpere spend time at home going through some of Daniel's old things. In this half-hour musical episode everyone welcomes the new addition to the Neighborhood as Margaret comes home! Strategy: I can't wait to meet the baby! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#203H] Time for Daniel/There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too * Time for Daniel - Daniel is playing adventure tiger at home with Dad, but things are not quite the same, now that Baby Margaret is around. Daniel is upset that Dad keeps interrupting their play to take care of Baby Margaret, but Daniel learns that there's time for the baby and time for Daniel, too.
    * There's Time for Daniel and Baby Too - Daniel is still getting used to have the new baby around. When Prince Wednesday comes over to play, Daniel is upset when Prince Wednesday wants to play with the baby instead of him, but he learns that there's time for the baby and time for Daniel, and what's even better is when they all play together! Strategy: There's time for you and baby too
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#109H] Splash's Swim School/Light at the End of the Tunnel Splash's old school comes to visit the reef. Splash and his friends are impressed by their synchronized swimming abilities and try to duplicate them, but their attempt is complicated by the fact that they all move differently. / After losing Dunk's lucky shell in the abyss without any light to guide them, Splash and friends follow a mysterious light in the distance before realizing that the light is from a firefly squid. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#110H] Small But Mighty/Washed Away Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4709H] Norberts Birthday Rosita, Zoe and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4702] The Kindness Kid The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness and Grover wants to be a Kindness Kid too but every time he tries to do something kind, he fails. Chris helps Grover realize that just trying to help someone is actually being kind. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#147Z] The Swan Maiden Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#119] 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 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#135H] The Good Mom/Hornucopia * The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond.
    * Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. Everyone attends Stacie's "Hornucopia" celebration, where she reveals her new big horns and then performs a moonlit shadow show with her Styracosaurus family.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#114H] A Visit from Uncle Zucchini/Mindy's Weather Report * A Visit from Uncle Zucchini - Celery's brother, Zucchini, and his pet,Moonbeam, decide to visit the Propulsions, but get lost along the way. The kids have to figure out where on Earth he is. As it turns out, Uncle Zucchini never made it to Earth, but has landed on a place that sort of resembles Earth - Titan, Saturn's largest moon! Titan has Earth-like features such as oceans, mountains, and an atmosphere. Curriculum: Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and the second largest in the solar system. Titan has lots of conditions that make it similar to Earth, including an atmosphere with clouds and a golden haze, and liquid oceans.
    * Mindy's Weather Report - Mindy and Sunspot, watching a weather report broadcast on FACE 9000's screen, learn of a huge storm system on Saturn. When the other kids hear about it, they mistakenly assume the storm is somewhere local. Mayhem ensues as the misinformation spreads and everyone rushes around to prepare, while Mindy meanwhile "broadcasts" her own weather report from Jet's house. Curriculum: Earth is not the only planet with storms! Although we have big hurricanes here that typically last up to a week, Saturn is home to a hexagonal group of hurricanes locked into place around Saturn's north pole, that may have been going on for hundreds of years.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17306H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12089] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23228] (original air date 11/1/2017) We begin with yesterday's terror attack in New York City. Charlie is joined by Fran Townsend, former Homeland Security adviser to United States President George W. Bush and senior National Security analyst for CBS News.
    *We continue with Robert Gates, former director of the C.I.A. under George H.W. Bush and former secretary of defense under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
    *We conclude with Kurt Andersen, author of "Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36219] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's in the Republicans tax overhaul plan? What could it mean for the economy, housing and your money? Plus, the man who was nominated to be the next Fed Chair. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17306H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12089] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#804H] Alternative Crusts Attention all pie and tart bakers-this show is for you. Join Martha as she shares nutritious and healthier crust alternatives using a new repertoire of grains, flours and sweeteners in four remarkable recipes: a show-stopping free-form plum galette with a crunchy cornmeal crust, a decadent and dairy-free chocolate-coconut pie, and an incredibly delicious savory whole-wheat, olive oil crusted mushroom tart made with tahini. Something delicious for everyone! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1211H] Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa. duration 25:02   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Dickensian [#109H] Inspector Bucket has officially been taken off the case of Jacob Marley's murder, but before he goes back to his old station, he is determined to have one last shot at solving the conundrum. He walks back over the route from Marley's house to where his body was found, accompanied by his friend Mr Venus. They discuss the possibilities of what type of person the murderer might be. Mr Bucket has a new and increasingly tempting theory..this killer was not a criminal or a thug, but probably just a scared victim of Marley's punishing debt collecting process. All he has that is concrete though, is the splinter from the weapon that killed him. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Home Fires On Masterpiece [#4575H] Episode Three Alison takes desperate steps to pay a bill. Claire asks Spencer out. Pat makes a speech but pays the consequences. The farmer and vicar do their duty. duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 9:57 pm
    Home Fires On Masterpiece [#4576H] Episode Four Frances plans an air raid shelter. Alison breaks the law; so does Miriam. Steph hides a secret that threatens the farm. Kate gets shattering news. duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Frankenstein & The Vampyre A fascinating exploration of one of the most significant moments in gothic history - the night when Mary Shelley, Lord Byron and their cohorts gathered together at Lake Geneva to tell ghost stories and the night when Frankenstein and the modern vampire were born. On June 16, 1816, trapped inside a villa by thunderstorms lashing across Lake Geneva in Switzerland, Byron challenged his party of young bohemians: his fellow literary star Percy Shelley, his girlfriend Mary, and her step-sister Claire, and young doctor John Polidori, to a ghost story competition. Their confinement was to change their destiny and the course of literary history forever. duration 52:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23229H] (original air date 11/2/2017) We continue analysis of the terror attack in New York City. Guest host Hari Sreenivasan of PBS NewsHour is joined by Michael Daily of the Daily Beast and Devlin Barrett of the Washington Post.
    *We conclude with photographer Annie Leibovitz. Her latest collection is called, "Annie Leibovitz, Portraits 2005 - 2016."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.